Doing some (dis)service to the State

I am not sure it was entirely appropiate for Bertie Ahern to give the graveside oration the the funeral of C. J. Haughey. While CJ was most certainly entitled to a State Funeral as a former Taoiseach, it might have been better to allow a former colleague to give the oration.

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It Came from Wikipedia…

It is the week before dissertation submissions, and all through the house not a sound is heard save the frantic scurrying of students trying to finish their 10 credit major papers. I have had some draft papers that are painstakingly footnoted to perfection, and others, well, they are a bit footnote-lite because they were hoping I’d not notice that all the good bits were pasted straight from the web.

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