Today, because it’s St. Patrick’s Day, we pay a lovely homage to the land of my mother’s ancestors. The Irish, throughout their long & glorious history, have always been the victims of persecution & discrimination. The English Protestants have always given them a bad deal in their own country. The American Protestants have rooked them blind over here consistently treating them much worse than they’ve treated the blacks, Jews & other minorities. Unfortunately I’ve never gotten a chance to go to Ireland but I’ve always heard that it’s quite an exceptionally beautiful country. This entry isn’t meant in any way as a deep serious historical commentary on Ireland or its history. It’s only intended as a simple doffing of the hat to a fine country & culture. Many twentieth century Irishman, such as Michael Colllins, James Joyce & Eamonn de Valera, & Irish~Americans, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Flannery O’Connor & The Kennedy family have contributed to making the world quite an especially interesting place.
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