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Fianna Fail TD Mary O'Rourke says General Election should be held before Christmas

cjudge

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The 4Year Plan will be their manifesto launch, with Lenihan the nominated candidate for Taoiseach. FG in disarray, Enda unliked. Labour ill prepared on the ground to capitalise on the polls. Purrfect timing.
She has wind of this - the two Brians may be gone this month.
 


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If she said it it came from elsewhere. I think we are going to have an election. I think FF have done as much as they can now. The level of austerity required now is eye watering, it requires a mandate and a large majority. It also requires a large distance in time between it and an election.

If FF and the Greens wait until next year, they will be facing an election after it has dawned on everyone what the screw up means for them, it also means facing FG with a new leader and Labour with more candidates. Going now is the best they can do, many of them I am sure want to retire from politics anyway.
And let's make sure these bastards are not heading off into the sunset with massive ministerial and TD pensions that we cannot now afford. That should save several million euro which might help fewer people die waiting for our soon to be ravaged health services.
 

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FF are getting ready to cut and run. They don't want to be around when the state is has to go back to the bond markets. They are leaving a large hand grenade behind them to blow up on the next government and will happily blame the new government for the coming mega-crisis.
They pulled out the pin when they cancelled the October and November bond auctions.

Mrs O'Rourke's comments are part of their internal debate on the timing of handing over the grenade.
 

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You silly, silly, boys and girls of P.ie! That haradan is a nonsensical piece of excrement. She is an excrement stirrer of the highest order. She has no say in the running (into an abyss) of this country and tries to be the ideal Auntie Mary.

There will be no election until the current government lads and lassies have extruded every last shred of dosh they are entitled to . If you consider Brian with circa €300,000 P.A. that translates into €821 for every day of the year or indeed €34 for ever hour of every day of every year! Now those pork barrel types will not forgo even one hour's €34 so they will be there till the bitter end.

Incidentally, that also applies to Auntie Mary of the two sides of the mouth speak!
 

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So the Lenihan clan are maneuvering themselves into position
 

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So the Lenihan clan are maneuvering themselves into position
They are in position. If probability has it they will be in opposition and the Martyr will find that leader of the opposition is a precarious position to be in. He will slide off the radar, along with his mentally challenged sybling and of course his darling Auntie Two Face Mary.

Chinese proverb;

We are living in interesting times. petunia
 

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And let's make sure these bastards are not heading off into the sunset with massive ministerial and TD pensions that we cannot now afford. That should save several million euro which might help fewer people die waiting for our soon to be ravaged health services.
Dying on hospital trolleys in overcroded corridors is for the little people!

Ministerial and TD pensions, well 'we are worth it' ;)
 

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They are in position. If probability has it they will be in opposition and the Martyr will find that leader of the opposition is a precarious position to be in. He will slide off the radar, along with his mentally challenged sybling and of course his darling Auntie Two Face Mary.

Chinese proverb;

We are living in interesting times. petunia
I said as much awhile ago on some other thread, that Martin or whoever would happily promise support to Lenihan expecting him to be the lightening rod for FF backbencher/grassroot unrest after a year or two in oppostion, then martin or whoever stepping in to 'save the day'

Hopefully a GE is called with Lenihan leading FF into oblivion as the third largest party in the Dáil.

An end to civil war politics!!

I thought that proverb was an old Chinese curse:

May you live in interesting times, no?
 

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I said as much awhile ago on some other thread, that Martin or whoever would happily promise support to Lenihan expecting him to be the lightening rod for FF backbencher/grassroot unrest after a year or two in oppostion, then martin or whoever stepping in to 'save the day'

Hopefully a GE is called with Lenihan leading FF into oblivion as the third largest party in the Dáil.

An end to civil war politics!!

I thought that proverb was an old Chinese curse:

May you live in interesting times, no?
It may have been a chinese curse but I'm trying to be positive and spread a little humour. :cool:

I don't see a GE before next year. These people know their game is over and will milk the job for all it's worth till the bitter end. Coughlan got her jolly in so far. Just watch out for who's next for a jaunt on the jet before it's scrapped...
 

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What a daft old bint. She's probably working on the same angle as Jim "The country needs FF" McDaid.
i.e the party must get out now and salvage enough seats to get back in after 1 Dáil term instead of staying in and being incinerated.
In her tribal worldview, the country can go down but the sacred flame of Fianna Fáil, the custodians of the Republic must be kept alive
 
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We need a new National political party urgently so. No point using the same old formula. We need people who are not afraid to buck the system.

Any chance?
 

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We need a new National political party urgently so. No point using the same old formula. We need people who are not afraid to buck the system.

Any chance?
Laz, I notice you've dropped your Labour colours. Dare I ask why?
 

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We need a new National political party urgently so. No point using the same old formula. We need people who are not afraid to buck the system.

Any chance?
A National Party/ Are you mad ?

Stick Socialist in the middle of National Party and what do you get ?

One party State in a democracy ? Are you mad ?
 

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Well the budget + 4 year framework need to be in place for December

I really don't see a GE + the above squashing into the same timespace ... not unless FG+Lab+FF agreed to the budget & framework by say end October

cYp
 

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Well the budget + 4 year framework need to be in place for December

I really don't see a GE + the above squashing into the same timespace ... not unless FG+Lab+FF agreed to the budget & framework by say end October

cYp
If there is a general election first then FF don't need to be in agreement with it.
 

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We need a new National political party urgently so. No point using the same old formula. We need people who are not afraid to buck the system.

Any chance?
More than that is needed Laz. We need people who are prepared to get elected under this system, then destroy it and replace it with something far, far better.
 

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