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Anti-Democrats disrupt Council Meetings


FrankSpeaks

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Tonight more council meetings have been disrupted by household taxes and Paul Murphy the MEP was involved as well. These protests are totally undemocratic in my view.
 

FrankSpeaks

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Paul Murphy is a law unto himself.
Paul Murphy should be ashamed of himself he is no better than the scumbags in Belfast disrupting the meetings over the flags.
 

Levellers

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The fleg wavers are threatening violence - these people are making a noisy protest. Big difference.
 

corporal punishment

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Legitimate protest is democratic. Why are the banksters still at large. They're the ones who should be in handcuffs.
 

White Horse

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The fleg wavers are threatening violence - these people are making a noisy protest. Big difference.
You are right, they are not exactly comparable.

Murphy is doing more than making noise though, he is impeding democracy.

That is something that should not be interfered with.
 

Moneygod

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The fleg wavers are threatening violence - these people are making a noisy protest. Big difference.
Serial whingers who require garda overtime to quell their exuberance should never be tolerated. "Down with that sort of thing" ...
 

FrankSpeaks

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The fleg wavers are threatening violence - these people are making a noisy protest. Big difference.
The Councillors claimed to be very intimidated by the protestors, that is undemocratic. If they want to protest they should be dignified and let democracy takes its course.
 

dresden8

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Serial whingers who require garda overtime to quell their exuberance should never be tolerated. "Down with that sort of thing" ...
Don't worry, the gardaí won't be getting overtime to smash heads for much longer. They'll have to do it at the flat rate.
 

hiding behind a poster

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Legitimate protest is democratic. Why are the banksters still at large. They're the ones who should be in handcuffs.
Preventing a democratically-elected body from doing its business is the very antithesis of legitimate protest.
 

johnny365

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Don't worry, the gardaí won't be getting overtime to smash heads for much longer. They'll have to do it at the flat rate.
Long time since the Gardai cracked any heads with the Ombudsman and over zealous solicitors hanging round.
 

hiding behind a poster

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Pocket borough inheritor of an MEPship isn't he?
There is a certain irony in someone who expects to be heard in an assembly to which he wasn't elected, trying to prevent people from being heard in an assembly to which they HAVE been elected.

Pathetic, jumped-up, overgrown schoolkid.
 

Moneygod

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Don't worry, the gardaí won't be getting overtime to smash heads for much longer. They'll have to do it at the flat rate.
I'd say many would come in on their day off to deal with such vermin:shock2:
 

southwestkerry

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all the protests and shouting while waving about a pointing finger is not about to change what the powers that be decide to do. Sad but true as metalliac say.
sWk
 

emulator

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Let's just get this out of the way.....


"Oh won't someone think of the children....."

[video=youtube;Qh2sWSVRrmo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2sWSVRrmo[/video]
 

making waves

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You are right, they are not exactly comparable.

Murphy is doing more than making noise though, he is impeding democracy.

That is something that should not be interfered with.
Better to break the law than break the poor. It is absolutely legitimate to disrupt the antics of local councillors who support this robbery of working class people. Public protest brought the current democratic rights into existance and public protest will preserve those rights.

The Property Tax is a further attempt to inflict the crisis of the capitalist system onto working class people while the richest 10% of the population continue to increase their wealth (up 14% in the past two years).

Furthermore - it appears that plain clothes police (the same ones who marched against austerity on Saturday) put two protestors against austerity in hospital with their heavy-handed tactics.
 

dresden8

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Long time since the Gardai cracked any heads with the Ombudsman and over zealous solicitors hanging round.
Aaron Nolan (aged 19) - currently in hospital after head being smashed against wall by plainclothes Garda:

“A stocky man, with a light blue hoody, who I thought was one of the protesters grabbed me and pushed me against the wall. He then grabbed my head with his two hands and smashed my head against the wall. I fell on the ground and when I was on the ground, he choked me with his two hands. I was dazed and unable to stand as he handcuffed me.”
 

dresden8

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I'd say many would come in on their day off to deal with such vermin:shock2:
Now, now, we know the greedy parasitical public sector don't work for free, only the courageous, generous private sector do that.
 

White Horse

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Better to break the law than break the poor. It is absolutely legitimate to disrupt the antics of local councillors who support this robbery of working class people.

The Property Tax is a further attempt to inflict the crisis of the capitalist system onto working class people while the richest 10% of the population continue to increase their wealth.
That is why we have elections.

If the people want to live in a socialist paradise they can choose it.
 
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