NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)
8th January, 1902 : The United Irish League has decided at its annual convention in Dublin to give a new emphasis to its cause in America. The League, which is the largest group in Ireland pushing for independence from Britain, is sending two of its leaders on a tour of America to argue the cause of Irish home rule.
[ Of course we can rule ourselves, but it is America’s duty to help us. More than a hundred years later there is no change. ]