Thursday 22 February 2018

Politicians live in ivory towers

After years of tribunals and inquiries into things that really don't affect the lives of ordinary people (apart from costing the taxpayer millions of euro), we now seem to be going to the other extreme where decent people are being told that 'in the national interest' various quangos are being given powers that may be used to put those same decent people out of business.

How have we come to the state where public servants and politicians live in ivory towers, while the rest of the population are being forced to emigrate or sign on instead of starting a small business to feed themselves and their families?

Our tax-paying population may have increased in the last census, but the next census will surely reveal mass emigration to countries that value Irish citizens more than our own Government does.

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