Upcoming Events

Meath | Politics / Elections

no events match your query!

New Events

Meath

no events posted in last week

Blog Feeds

Anti-Empire

Anti-Empire

offsite link Washington Asked Russia to Keep US Respo... Sun Jan 23, 2022 18:07 | TASS

offsite link CIA Says ‘Havana Syndrome’ Was a Con... Sun Jan 23, 2022 15:47 | Julian E. Barnes

offsite link Why Has Austria Become a Freedom Shithol... Sun Jan 23, 2022 12:42 | Alex Story

offsite link Why Did So Many Doctors Become Nazis? Sun Jan 23, 2022 10:24 | Ashley K. Fernandes

offsite link 3-Year-Old Dies in Argentina From Heart ... Sun Jan 23, 2022 08:54 | Raymond Wolfe

Anti-Empire >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/01/23 ? Open Thread Sun Jan 23, 2022 16:30 | herb
2022/01/23 16:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link What Next? Sun Jan 23, 2022 09:52 | amarynth
Tarik in the Vineyard for the Saker Blog I’m not sure even a NATO mosquito could cross the Russian border unmolested. And when a bear is lethally threatened, it doesn’t

offsite link An aftermath of Washington Post ? Zelensky interview Sat Jan 22, 2022 20:10 | The Saker
by Lilia Shumkova for the Saker blog On December 8, 2021, days before Russia presented to the U.S. its Draft of the proposed Treaty between The United States of America

offsite link Response to the US Department of State?s fact sheet: Facts vs. Fiction: Russian Disinformation on Uk... Sat Jan 22, 2022 18:05 | amarynth
From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.  On January 20, @StateDept released a “fact sheet” (https://is.gd/QBgF3i) on the so-called Russian disinformation on Ukraine???? ?? Nothing written in

offsite link BBC HardTalk: Marandi on Vienna Nuclear Talks Sat Jan 22, 2022 09:38 | amarynth
University of Tehran Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi explains the JCPOA, western sanctions against Iran and Iranians as well as Iran’s response to US military threats on BBC HardTalk. Ed Note: 

The Saker >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Irish media mote in the eye

offsite link King Hammurabi: Builders law Anthony

offsite link Michael Clifford: low standards in journalism Anthony

offsite link Are the wheels of justice creaking into action? Anthony

offsite link Middle class revolution Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link UN human rights chief calls for priority action ahead of climate summit Sat Oct 30, 2021 17:18 | Human Rights

offsite link 5 Year Anniversary Of Kem Ley?s Death Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:34 | Human Rights

offsite link Poor Living Conditions for Migrants in Southern Italy Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:14 | Human Rights

offsite link Right to Water Mon Aug 03, 2020 19:13 | Human Rights

offsite link Human Rights Fri Mar 20, 2020 16:33 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

RSF Local Election Candidate Statement on Property Tax

category meath | politics / elections | press release author Friday January 30, 2009 17:45author by Peter Fitzsimons - Republican Sinn Féin /Local election candidate Report this post to the editors

E1,000 tax to be introduced on all home owners


Today the "Government" announced that they are to introduce a tax of E1,000 for every homeowner.

On advice from Senior central bank officals it has been announced that this taxation on homeowners would turn the economy around and close the hole in public finances.

The present failing Government is again putting more pressure on hard pressed people to turn this country around.

If introduced, this tax will put the people of kells under severe pressure to survive. Kells as it stands has a rate of unemployment,with the dole queues lenghtening and jobs now more and more scarce it is time for the "government" to stop taking advice from the banks and to look at more sustainable options for this country and its local communities.

The people of kells are sick and tired of being left to carry the weight of the financial system on there shoulders as is every other rural town in Ireland.

I would like to invite the people of kells at this time to speak out against this proposed tax and to contact Republican Sinn Féin on any other issues they are facing at this time of economic gloom.

My E-Mail addrs is: peterfitzsimons2009@hotmail.com

Related Link: http://www.freewebs.com/meathrsf
author by newsmedia - newsmedianewspublication date Fri Jan 30, 2009 18:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I have been unable to find any news items relating to this decision. Can you provide one?

author by Joan Tierney & Familypublication date Fri Jan 30, 2009 19:06author address author phone Report this post to the editors

If the Government impose this tax we should take to the streets like the pensioners did with the Medical card only this time not stop protesting until the Government sink and we can have an election.

If you think we the private citizens and workers on low wages earning between 25k and 40k paying a mortgage, putting kids through school and college and not earning the fat cat salaries of the government from 100k to 200k plus with expenses and they ask us to take pay cuts and we are in debt already trying to feed and clothe our kids. Not alone that but other measures with the income levy which has kicked in and now tax increases and this house tax.

Even without the house tax I don't see why we should pay higher taxes, levies and pay cuts when we are struggling pay cheque to pay cheque to fund those who made the mistakes and they can take loans for themselves of endless millions the like of which money we can't even imagine with our meagre standard of living.

If you owe a few hundred or a few thousand in Ireland you get a few weeks or months jail but if you owe hundreds of thousands like bankers or developers you can still go on your foreign holidays, drive fleet of big cars, send your kids to private schools and lots of cash left to eat out few times a week where we can't even take the kids to mc donalds now.

We are expected to pay for all of the above for those greedy people.

We don't see any sign of Brian Cowan tightening his belt, it looks like he is one of the fat cats who eat from the fat of the land while I am in danger of becoming anorexic deciding if I feed myself or my family.

author by Peterpublication date Fri Jan 30, 2009 19:28author address author phone Report this post to the editors

One daily newspaper report I've glanced at today suggests it's the "Central Bank" that's suggested this idea to the Government.

Central Banks, Fraud and Corruption:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Central+Banks%2C+F...earch

 
© 2001-2022 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy