Middle Ireland is on its knees
Madam – With reference to Robert Sullivan's letter and Colm McCarthy's article, (Sunday Independent, December 30, 2012), Irish taxpayers must now sit up in 2013, "smell the coffee", and realise we are being "sold a lemon" by our Plutocratic governing coalition and the dictates of our Eurocracy. Lucinda Creighton is now telling "protesters" not to create a sense of "chaos or meltdown" in our economy, during the European presidency.
Does she realise how many hundreds of thousands of people are really suffering in this country? Obviously not.
It's the same old story again and again: "We will create another 100,000 jobs," "the worst is over, we are turning a corner". But it is forever a bunch of false promises.