Brother of Martin McGuinness joining Peadar Tóibín in new 32 County Pro Life Republican Party

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By no means am I talking about economics. I'm referring to Peadar's support for open borders. Ever since the defeat in May the pro-lifers have been willing to talk about issues of immigration.. finally. They became more receptive to it. Peadar will just cut that head off that before it starts and consign the pro-life cause to a generic pro-mass-immigration party. Not good enough. Move out of the way, Peadar!
I don't think so. Those around Peadar are anti-immigration. He's going to do things in a clever way - let the enemy say he's anti-immigration and wacist.
 

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I don't think so. Those around Peadar are anti-immigration. He's going to do things in a clever way - let the enemy say he's anti-immigration and wacist.
Who around him is anti-immigration? The man himself is pro-immigration, and the rest will follow his fiat.
 

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I don't see a support for open borders. He simply issued a neutral statement on the matter - hedging his bets so as to stablise his party and weaken the moderates in the others.

He has been giving conservative signals - mocking 'gender fluid toilet' issues and the like.
 

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Any anti-establishment party has to be economically left. Anyone who's economically right is already voting for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.
I'm not so sure that follows.
The "National" movement would be to the right in my opinion.
Right wing parties would be against immigration, so would that mean economically, in regard to the tendency of FG embracing immigration, then they are to the left economically?
Sometimes these labels are confusing.
 

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I'm not so sure that follows.
The "National" movement would be to the right in my opinion.
Right wing parties would be against immigration, so would that mean economically, in regard to the tendency of FG embracing immigration, then they are to the left economically?
Sometimes these labels are confusing.

Being economically right wing these days means free markets (including the free movement of labour) and privatizations. I don't think those policies would help Peadar.
 

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I hope they pipe up on that issue. Don't take a soft approach lying down. It's more important than anything else, even pro-life.

Well, Pro Life and Immigration go hand in hand. Peadar is smart enough to know that mass immigration is not helping the countries those migrants are coming from.
 

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Being economically right wing these days means free markets (including the free movement of labour) and privatizations. I don't think those policies would help Peadar.
That's just economics and it's not just these days.
This has been the economics for centuries.
 

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Subject: A quick update on the development of Ireland's fast growing political movement
A chara dhílis,
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Who around him is anti-immigration? The man himself is pro-immigration, and the rest will follow his fiat.
The Catholic Church is one of the loudest boosters for Mass Immigration, and this outfit is shaping up to be the political wng of the Catholic Church.
I wouldn't touch them at this stage.

(For anyone interested, I am a practicing Catholic).
 
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