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Thursday, January 17, 2019

song translation

Mina's Il Cielo In Una Stanza



The touch of heaven in a cafe


When you're here with me
Everything becomes otherworldly
This little cafe
No longer has walls
But endless vistas
Of mountains and green trees
Even the roof is gone
I see the sky full of stars
Shining on us
In an abandonment of togetherness
Musicians in the street
Are playing like an orchestra
For you and me
And there's still the sky
Stretching away
Forever and a day
Today

Monday, January 07, 2019

leo varadkar's manhattan project

Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar sits in his office.
He has just introduced legislation mandating the killing of unborn children in Irish hospitals.
His legislation entered into effect on the first day of January.
The first ones are dying now.
The Prime Minister is not a particularly impressive figure.
Sometimes mass murderers have as their keynote a distinct banality.
Alone in his office, he speaks aloud to the silence.
Like Oppenheimer quoting the Hindu sages when the prototype atomic bomb was detonated in the desert.
"I am become death... Destroyer of worlds... Nemesis."

Sunday, January 06, 2019

an open letter to former irish president mary robinson

Mrs Robinson.
An eighteen year old girl called Rahaf Al Qunun is about to be forcibly returned to Saudi Arabia from Bangkok airport in Thailand.
Perhaps you would use your good agencies to prevent this happening.
In so doing you might mitigate somewhat the disgrace you brought on yourself in December by appearing to justify the kidnapping and forced incarceration of Princess Latifa of  Dubai.
Latifa had been kidnapped as you know and was being held against  her will by her father Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum.
You will recall appearing with Latifa in a photo op in which Latifa had no choice regarding her participation.
You will recall claiming in a press release that Latifa was a "troubled young woman... now in the care of her family... and receiving the medical attention she needs...."
I would point out that in fact, Latifa is 33, not a teenager as you implied with your "young woman" remark, and is being kept prisoner by her family and controlled by drugs.
So no kudos for you there Mrs Robinson.
It's not too late for Rahaf.
There's still a few hours tonight before the Thais hand her over to the Saudis for execution by her family.
Make some phone calls.
If you have a conscience.
James Healy

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

a christmas carol

Sheila O'Nuallan rosie cheeked and cheery sailing down Main Street full of the joys of the season.
"James! James" I want you to call up to my house on Christmas day. I'll have a turkey dinner ready and waiting, and you can bring it home with you."
"Take that turkey and shove it up your hole Sheila. Come in, come in, Tiny Tim. Pick up your dinner, Oh, God bless us every one, and now go home. It's not really the same is it. Roll it up Sheila and stick it where the sun don't shine. You need that turkey more than I do."

Sunday, December 23, 2018

bolero

december light
grey mist
pavements glistening with a touch of frost
blissful chilliness
passers by scurrying in scarves and coats
shop windows glowing
poetry in the early onset of evening
christmas close but not yet
little birds with their feathers fluffed for warmth
craggy doubters believing for once
coffee brewed to a froth
alison humming something about love
all the promises of god are true

Monday, December 17, 2018

comparative notions of the divine

The Muslim understanding of Deity is similar to the Christian understanding in some respects.
When Muslims hold that God is one, that God is all powerful, that God is all knowing, and that God is the Creator of all, I cannot see much difference between their insight and that of Christians.
Differences in understanding become apparent when we consider that many Muslim thinkers say God could not under any circumstances have a son.
In a sense all human beings who believe in God will accept that we are each his sons and daughters.
But somehow that is not quite the sense in which Christians say Jesus is the Son of God.
Nor is it the sense in which Muslims say God cannot have a son.
Christians claim that Jesus is God made man, that he always existed with God the Father in eternity, and that he came to earth when a virgin girl became pregnant by the power of the Holy Spirit who is himself also co eternal with Jesus and the Father, and who is himself also God.
It is this notion of sonship that Muslims dispute as well as the Triune concept held by Christians, the notion of the Trinity in which God is revealed as being three persons in one God.
So Christians claim that the Holy Spirit whose power made Mary pregnant, is also a person of God and has also always existed with the Father and the Son in eternity.
For many Muslims these notions are refuted by the clear assertion that an eternal God cannot have a son born of a human being in time and that it is simpler and therefore more logical and therefore more likely to be true, that one eternal God will not contain three persons.
I would answer the idea that God cannot by his nature have a son who is human, by referring back to the insight that God is all powerful.
If he is all powerful, I suggest he can do anything including this.
Becoming fully human as a man would not in any sense be difficult for God.
If we agree God is all powerful, we may also agree that he could have a son born into human history as evidenced for Christians by the person of Jesus.
Let's not forget Christian thinking is that the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit are three persons in one God, that is to say that they are each distinct persons of a single Godhead, and yet always one and always God.
Christians seek to elaborate that the spirit of love between Father and Son from before all ages is the third person of the Godhead, known as the Holy Spirit.
There is a seeming paradox in the Christian view.
While insisting that God is three persons in one God, Christians still maintain God is one, that he is all powerful, all knowing, all loving, all wise and all true.
The three persons of God are distinct yet somehow also mystically and eternally one.
The starting point for Christians of three persons in one God remains intellectually and spiritually unacceptable to many Muslims.
Not so much a paradox as an inherent contradiction and therefore untrue.
Their primary assertion in viewing these matters, remains that a supernatural God cannot have a human son.
I say to you, he can.
I say to you that with regard to his limitless power and authorship of every reality, he can do whatever he chooses.
The issue we have to decide is... did he?

obitcheries


ON THE WATERFRONT

Sean Garland is dead.
He was head of a mafia organisation operating in the Republic of Ireland and styling itself the Official IRA which resulted from a staged split in the Soviet backed IRA Marxian terror army in 1969.
The other half of the split was known as the Provisional IRA and focussed its murderous activities on Northern Ireland..
The split was staged in order to provide plausible deniability for IRA members in the Republic of Ireland while their comrades in the Provisional IRA were openly bombing, raping, murdering, kidnapping, and torturing in Northern Ireland, which practices continue all over Ireland to the present day at the hands of various IRA successor skang gangs along with associated mafias who trade her with the IRA's permission, including Cosa Nostra, the Russian mob, Chinese Triads, Tinker Gangs, and Nigerian devil worship rings.
Modern IRA skang gangs such as the Kinahans, the Hutch Gang and their ilk have evolved from the IRA's cell structure and routinely engage in drug dealing, people trafficking and child abuse activities as well as the more classical forms of IRA depravity, the aforementioned murder, rape, extortion, kidnapping and torture.
Both the purported IRA factions of 1969 were controlled by the communist KGB secret police in Moscow. They were proxy armies which the Russian communists hoped to use to weaken Britain and impose a Soviet dictatorship on Ireland.
Sean Garland was the willing fool of these satanic would be enslavers of the earth.
The collapse of Soviet communism in Russia and Russia's abrupt ending of her bankrolling of international terrorism, in 1991 may have disappointed Sean Garland but he soon found new allies within the North Korean psycho dictatorship of Kim Jong Il, and among the Muslim loon regimes of the Middle East, as well as with international drug dealing mafias worldwide.
It seems that wherever Marxian thugs or Muslim thugs or gang banger thugs were murdering Christians, Sean Garland knew he had found murderers he could call friends.
By the end of the 1990's the FBI already suspected him of being a key operative in a massive North Korean dollar forgery scam.
Ireland's IRA subverted courts system of course refused to extradite him to the USA in 2011.
The end of Sean Garland's life provided a final dramatic illustration of the IRA's success in infiltrating and manipulating institutions of State in the Republic of Ireland.
Following his death after a lifetime dedicated to evil, members of the Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union, Ireland's largest and most powerful trade union, spoke in praise of him to the media.
This overt and fulsome praise for an IRA capo by leading Irish trade unionists provides renewed confirmation that IRA mobsters still control Ireland's trade unions.
Nurses, teachers, civil servants, bus drivers, and electricians should now cease to allow rackateers to represent them even if the rackateers do negotiate good pay deals.
Your children won't thank you for compelling them to grow old in a narco mafia State run by hoodlums.
That is all.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

from the heelers emails



---------- Forwarded message ---------

Date: Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 12:22 AM
Subject: from James in Kilcullen
To: <peggyodwyerfg@gmail.com>

Attention: Peggy O'Dwryer, prospective Fine Gael candidate, Local Elections.


Morning Peggy.
James Healy in Kilcullen here.
Best wishes on your forthcoming electoral venture.
I thought I'd write to you since you published an email address on Brian Byrne's website.
I heartily approve of your decision to make yourself accessible in this way,
My concerns as a citizen are the following:
1. Most importantly  I would ask you to defend the sanctity of life. There is and was no excuse to legalise abortion in Ireland with half the abortion doctors on earth now saying it's monstrous. If you stand over what you've done, you will evaporate Fine Gael as well as murdering people who are as entitled to live as you are.
2. I would ask you to consider advocating regarding non pharmaceutical intereventions for people facing mental challenges. I have a book for you on the matter, Robert Whitaker's Anatomy Of An Epidemic, if you'd read it. Mr Whitaker suggests that depression, mania, schizophrenia,, etc, are not biological or genetic  illnesses, and that they are not appropriately dealt with by chemical dosing. He proposes solutions based on counsel, direct engagement, family support, community support, and the creation of an international best practice in compassionately seeking non pharmaceutical modes of address to these issues. 
3. I would ask you to consider public concerns and ongoing issues arising from Nurse Mulholland's murder of at least two people on the wards of Naas hospital and the still unexplained death of a patient outside the hospital in an ambulance fire in 2016.
Okay Peggy.
If you'd ever like to meet for a coffee, drop me a line.
Besties.
James H