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category national | eu | opinion/analysis author Friday February 03, 2012 09:31author by Declan Cullen Report this post to the editors

'That's it, we'er in the club'

The people of this nation are is fed up with the corruption, lies and theft that is ongoing in this country and carried out by our so - called leaders, and rightly so. But now with all the aforementioned becoming more apparent, the people of this nation should now understand WHY this really happened in ..............

The people of this nation are is fed up with the corruption, lies and theft that is ongoing in this country and carried out by our so - called leaders, and rightly so. But now with all the aforementioned becoming more apparent, the people of this nation should now understand WHY this really happened in the first place.

Greedy multinational corporations and EU tyrants had their surveys done of this countries resources many years ago, and when they discovered Oil, Gas and Gold our fate was sealed. They coerced our short sighted politicians with hand outs and told them that this was the route for them to follow and in a blink of those greedy shortsighted eyes, the Gavel went down and Ireland was sold.

They never expected a fight because they had noted how quickly a previous Irish government had giving away its fishing rights. Billions of Euros (then Punts) of our natural resource handed over with the stroke of a pen. But the story, as we know now, did not end there.
A great sway of the people of this nation were now under the illusion that the corporate attention bestowed upon us, and the money that flowed from Europe, had no strings attached because THEY liked us. The more suspicious among us knew that there was no such thing as a free lunch, and that this financial input would cost us everything short of our souls to payback.

Some of us watched as our politicians laughed and pressed the palms of the corporate Jackals and the EU elite and thought, 'That's it, we'er in the club', little was known at the time of the clubs strict memberships rules and costly subscription. But important people were looking in our direction, and like 'Billy No Mates' who is short on fashion, and long on tooth, at a party full of pretty girls, we were glad of that attention and craved more.

The parties over now and the music has stopped. And like a disco when the lights come on at the end of the night, we can now see that the club that we taught was great in the cover of dimmed light is actually an eyesore in the full light of day, and not really a place that you would like to remain in too much longer.

author by Tpublication date Fri Feb 03, 2012 22:08author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Some good points there particulary the one about:

A great sway of the people of this nation were now under the illusion that the corporate attention bestowed upon us, and the money that flowed from Europe, had no strings attached because THEY liked us

This was such a consistent feature theme a few years back and it ran as follows. Europe is great; they have done so much for us and given us so much. It also so clearer now.

It has also been stated before that when we joined the EEC back in 1973 we had to give up our fishing rights and allow other EU members to fish in our waters. It has been estimated that the total value of fish exceeded 44 billion euro which exceeds what we got in return from the EU in 'handouts'. The fisheries of course should be added to the list of resources above.

author by opus diablos - the regressive hypocrite partypublication date Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:27author address author phone Report this post to the editors

..like banks, dont do friendship..they do interests, vested.
The friendly bit is just another luvin spoonful of PR sugar to send the medicine down the electoral throat.

Anyone who read the history of the original Act of Union(which also took two votes to get the 'correct' result)knows how it was stroked home.

Thats why history as a school subject has been downgraded over the last few decades. Its easier to revisionise when you have blank slates.

 
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