Salem village, Massachusetts is forever linked with the witch trials that began during the spring of 1692. A group of young girls in Salem Village, claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused several local women of witchcraft. A wave of hysteria spread throughout colonial Massachusetts where unsubstantiated accusation morphed into uncorroborated guilt. A mere rumour could propagate, gaining weight as it travelled, culminating in the most severe repercussions for the accused.
Essayist Samuel Johnson captured it quite well when he said, "Everyman is of importance to himself", that the egotism of many men is by nature self contained.
The traitors of Remcoll Capital have forced yet another plantation on the Irish people in the name of international finance capital and Anti Irish globalism.
The police are only doing their job! They are merely enforcing the law! That's what the police in North Korea say as they drag citizens to the gulag to join the "disappeared".
While a poor recording of " A Nation once again" echoes hauntingly through the corridor of a community hall it bounces erratically off the sterile gloss painted walls causing its lyrics to become almost inaudible to the point of incomprehension. Activity abounds in the centre. Volatile chattering, interrupted by bursts of laughter, is measured to the beat of hurried feet that tramples upon the linoleum floor beneath en route to the next chore two rooms down.
While the Government lockdown continues the abrogation of fundamental rights follows en suite, like an obedient dog leashed and two steps charging ahead but always under the control of his master.