Upcoming Events

Meath | Elections / Politics

no events match your query!

New Events

Meath

no events posted in last week

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link Bin Charges: From Private Circus to Public Service Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:38 | Michael Taft

offsite link Beyond Grexit & Brexit, Advocating an Irish and a British role in solving Europe... Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:18 | Tony Phillips

offsite link Hardship never lasts forever? Wed May 04, 2016 15:50 | Raymond Deane

offsite link DDCI calls on New Government to Strictly Regulate Vulture Fund Acquisitions Wed May 04, 2016 15:22 | Irish Left Review

offsite link Warning: Ultra-Low Spend Economy Ahead Wed May 04, 2016 11:59 | Michael Taft

Irish Left Review >>

Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link Of Tankies, Trots and Social Democrats Thu May 12, 2016 23:41 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Avatars of the Advanced-Capitalist Psyche – Capitain America: Civil War Mon May 09, 2016 00:07 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Wailings about Left Unity Sat Feb 13, 2016 01:13 | James O'Brien

offsite link The Bern Manifesto: Why I am Voting for Bernie Sanders Wed Jan 27, 2016 23:59 | Jerome Nikolai Warren

offsite link Kautsky – The crisis of capitalism and the shortening of working time Mon Nov 09, 2015 22:34 | James O'Brien

Spirit of Contradiction >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link Console: Just the latest in long line of charity scandals

offsite link Irish Examiner compares water protesters with Provisional IRA Anthony

offsite link RTE: A mouthpiece for a corrupt regime? Anthony

offsite link Newstalk responds to complaint Anthony

offsite link Newstalk: Contempt for listeners and broadcasting regulations Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link After BREXIT: Russia Ukraine Finland Poland SITREP, by Scott Humor Mon Jun 27, 2016 04:55 | Scott
Michael McFaul, the Washington Post and all others who declared Brexit to be a Putin’s victory, still don’t understand that Putin has won long before June 23rd referendum. The fact

offsite link Cracks in the EU Sun Jun 26, 2016 23:18 | The Saker
by Kakaouskia Greetings to the Saker community and readers. So, the UK people, contrary to the ?script? that wanted a narrow Remain win have elected to leave the European Union.

offsite link CrossTalk BREXIT: GOAL! Sun Jun 26, 2016 03:56 | The Saker

offsite link Russia Defense Report: Kuril Islands Dispute Sat Jun 25, 2016 17:56 | The Saker
https://southfront.org/russia-defense...

offsite link US Options in the Ukraine: trigger a religious war? Sat Jun 25, 2016 13:23 | The Saker
Note from the Saker: I wrote this article before taking a break to write my thesis and I am posting it now even though my summer fundraiser will only end

The Saker >>

"Supplementary Budget an absolute disgrace"

category meath | elections / politics | press release author Tuesday April 07, 2009 18:49author by Peter Fitzsimons Local Election Candidate Kells Town Council - Republican Sinn Féinauthor email peterfitzsimons2009 at hotmail dot com Report this post to the editors

The Budget announced today the 07/04/2009 by finance minister Brian Lenihan is an absolute disgrace and it is nothing more than the administration in Leinster house looking after its own interests".

"The Budget announced today the 07/04/2009 by finance minister Brian Lenihan is an absolute disgrace and it is nothing more than the administration in Leinster house looking after its own interests".

"In the budget Brian Lenihan announced that the pain has to be spread across the board,but what he didnt announce was that it was a Brutish and Violent budget that has in effect killed Santa for many familys in the 26county state".

"Brian Lenihan in all his glory has introduced draconian measures and by doing so he has sealed his faith and his partys faith in the upcoming Local elections".

"Cutting Jobseekers allowance down to E100 per week for those under twenty years of age is an absolute disgrace,not being content with this he has targeted those who depend on rent supplements to keep a roof over there heads".

"The childcare supplement is to be halved at the moment with it being abolished by the end of 2009. In total this works out at roughly 48per month per child between now and January 2010,how does he expect single Mothers and Fathers to bring children up on this?"

"And to top it all of he has,in one foul swoop killed of Santa Clause for many familys who depend on there Christmas bonus to get threw the Christmas holiday period".

"The Fundamental fact of this budget is,it will directly effect those in the working class bracket and on those who are most needy,it also bails out the banks once again and it also looks after Fianna Fáils interests,there is no pain sharing in this budget and there is no compasion being shown to the people who suffer the most".

"I call on all the people of Kells to take a stand against this failing Government and to bycott the Fianna Fáil election machine as it starts to make its way around the doors coming up to the Local elctions".

"Mark my words,there will be widespread civil unrest and there will be widespread poverty and homelessness because of this Budget".

"Shame on Fianna Fáil and shame on Brian Lenihan".

ENDS

Related Link: http://www.freewebs.com/meathrsf
author by Concenedpublication date Tue Apr 07, 2009 22:52Report this post to the editors

This budget confirms my suspicions of who the priority of the government is, we can not accept this budget when the bankers in cahoots with property developers who caused this mess and the TD's who watched this crisis come about sit back with their secure future take money out of the pockets of the most vunerable in society. It time to organise, people are angry, lets look at the root of these problems before people start turning on each other. Only through solidarity of the whole country can we get the much needed structural changes where the government take responsibility for the market and we can be happier in a more just and equal society.

 
© 2001-2016 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