Wednesday 26 July 2017

We have all lost our democracy

AT what stage do citizens get a chance to vote on the activities of this Government?

It's unbelievable that 80-odd people can make momentous decisions which will dictate the lives of four million people, not just this year or for the life of this government, but for generations to come.

Even more incredible is that effectively two people, Messrs Cowen and Lenihan, decided to sign us up for a €480bn guarantee in September 2008. Where is the democracy in all of this?

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