1. MALE/FEMALE BLUES. Distinguish between the Rock-Blues of guitar-based instrumental 'Blues' and the Blues-Rock of guitar-based vocal 'Blues'. But, above all, distinguish each of these from the authentic Blues of vocal-based superfeminine idealism, as in 'Lady sings the Blues'. For, fundamentally, the Blues is pure Hell!
3. CATHOLIC CONNECTIONS. To see a connection, relative to Catholic republicanism, between the Irish Labour Party and the Virgin Mary, Fine Gael and the Christ Child, and Fianna Fàil and the Holy Ghost, as though Labour were a democratic version of Communism, Fine Gael a democratic version of Nazism, and Fianna Fàil a democratic version of Fascism. The Democratic Left would, I guess, be beyond the Christian pale in a sort of Superchristian affiliation with 'Mary-Child' feminism, as though the subfeminine precondition of supermasculine revolution in Social Theocracy/Transcendentalism, as germane to 'Kingdom Come', and hence the Second Coming/Holy Spirit of Heaven.
4. NO STRICT EQUIVALENTS. Clearly, one cannot regard Irish political
parties as equivalent to British ones, as though the distinction between
Protestant parliamentarianism and Catholic republicanism was of no