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Old 18-05-2019, 02:34 PM
Bill O'Reilly Bill O'Reilly is offline
 
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Thumbs down Fine Gael = Party of Class Bigotry

Fine Gael are the party of inherited wealth, incompetent coffin surfing political dynasty candidates and class bigotry which is usually directed at the working poor and underprivileged.

Several talentless and incompetent upper class Fine Gael local election candidates in Cork have openly attacked the homeless and implied that they deserve to be in this unfortunate position.

Yet many of today's homeless are in this position as a direct result of Fine Gael's right wing policies before, during and after Ireland's economic crash.
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Old 19-05-2019, 08:16 PM
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Ok I agree about the more successful people involved in FG and indeed people that support them.

But to be fair, it was FF who were in Government during the boom and it was their policies which slowed down local authorities in their provision and building of social housing.
They had the effect of pushing tenants into the private sector which is made up of mostly of amateurs renting out their last house, while they moved into another with a 100 % morgage which they got from those disastrous decisions by the banks during the boom.
Anyway we all know what happened when the country went over the cliff and we know who was at the helm as well.

This is a massive issue and cannot be solved overnight, but at least FG are in the process of doing something about it.
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Old 20-05-2019, 08:32 AM
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Fine Gael are the party of inherited wealth, incompetent coffin surfing political dynasty candidates and class bigotry which is usually directed at the working poor and underprivileged.

Several talentless and incompetent upper class Fine Gael local election candidates in Cork have openly attacked the homeless and implied that they deserve to be in this unfortunate position.

Yet many of today's homeless are in this position as a direct result of Fine Gael's right wing policies before, during and after Ireland's economic crash.
I'm not a fan of Fine Gael but it was Fianna Fail who were in charge during crash ,remember ,Bertie ,Cowen ,Ml Martin et al

They have a lot to answer for but never will .
Hard enough to find a decent candidate nowadays as even if they start off genuine
they are swallowed up by the party.
Much of a muchness unfortunately ☹️
We live in a corrupt country
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Old 20-05-2019, 09:35 AM
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I'm not a fan of Fine Gael but it was Fianna Fail who were in charge during crash ,remember ,Bertie ,Cowen ,Ml Martin et al

They have a lot to answer for but never will .
Hard enough to find a decent candidate nowadays as even if they start off genuine
they are swallowed up by the party.
Much of a muchness unfortunately ☹️
We live in a corrupt country
They were practically wiped out in the 2011 GE. Damning indictment of other parties that they made a comeback of sorts in 2016. Think that was a piss poor campaign by FG especially - really failed to hammer home message that they were trying to sort out FFs mess and that it was only five years ago.
Now approaching decade since FF in power, more difficult for FG to use this strategy.
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Old 20-05-2019, 10:19 AM
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They were practically wiped out in the 2011 GE. Damning indictment of other parties that they made a comeback of sorts in 2016. Think that was a piss poor campaign by FG especially - really failed to hammer home message that they were trying to sort out FFs mess and that it was only five years ago.
Now approaching decade since FF in power, more difficult for FG to use this strategy.
I agree and history repeats itself ☹️and some people never learn
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Old 20-05-2019, 10:56 AM
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Now approaching decade since FF in power, more difficult for FG to use this strategy.
The “vote for us, we’re not them,” strategy?
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Old 21-05-2019, 08:54 AM
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Anyone old enough and who was paying attention will remember that FG were singing from the same hymn sheet as FF throughout the bubble period. They masqueraded as terrible economically virtuous afterwards, but they were all for pro-cyclical policies at the time.

And who paid the unsecured bondholders?
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