Green Party National Convention 2017

automaticforthepeople

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Really diverse agenda this year at the Green Convention. BREXIT is the main focus although by all accounts last nights keynote speech by the Captain of the Rainbow Warrior which was sunk in a (state) terrorist attack about 30 years ago was stirring.

Doubtless this thread will provide a habitat for those who have an axe to grind against the Green Party but sure that's politics.ie for ya!

All roads lead to Waterford this week end, that's if there's a bus running courtesy of Shane Ross! By the way the Greenway opens along the course of the old railway from Waterford to Dungarvan. Once Ross has his way, we'll have lots of old railways to cycle.

Green Party Annual Convention begins today | Irish Examiner
 


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Any developments on John Gormless's 2007 promise that as soon as The Greens moved into government he'd stop the fluoridisation of water? Or is that solemn promise now a forlorn scrap of waste paper fluttering weakly in the breeze on the dark side of Planet Bertie?

I bet there's a motion (or ten) about it on the agenda!

Gormley vows to turn tap on water fluoridation
 
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automaticforthepeople

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Any developments on John Gormless's 2007 promise that as soon as The Greens moved into government he'd stop the fluoridisation of water? Or is that solemn promise now a scarp of waste paper fluttering weakly in the breeze on the dark side of Planet Bertie?

I bet there's a motion (or ten) about it on the agenda!

Gormley vows to turn tap on water fluoridation
They're here!

[video=youtube;liijgHmbBzg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liijgHmbBzg[/video]
 

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making waves

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This says all you want to know about the attitude of some of the Greens in this country - not surprisingly it has since been deleted

 

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Collection of
Useless
Nature-facaded
Tossers &
Scam artists.
 

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Same shyte different compost heap.
 

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The Green Party have loads of very very good ideas. Sadly the message gets lost around their unbridled capacity for virtue signalling.
 

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Can the Greens be taken seriously with a "leader" who was Willie O'Dea's chief cheerleader?
 

ger12

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The Green Party have loads of very very good ideas. Sadly the message gets lost around their unbridled capacity for virtue signalling.
They do in fairness. Had a site evaluation tax been introduced when they were calling for one, the supply and demand in relation to housing could be very different indeed. And Dublin might very well be better off going into Brexit if there was an elected mayor running the city.
 

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The Green Party needs a bailout.

Will the bank bondholders send a delegation to return the favour ?
 

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If they got the chance they would go back in to government with Fianna Fáil. What more do we need to know?
 

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If they got the chance they would go back in to government with Fianna Fáil. What more do we need to know?
Funny thing is that FF broke the "must go in to government" when they weaseled out of their natural partnership with FG to protect their "brand" choosing C&S instead. And yet after, Ryan couldn't recognise the bleeding obvious and still said the Greens would look to go in to government with anyone...says volumes about his understanding of politics.

By rights they should be calling themselves: The leafy suburbs liberally concerned dinner party.
 

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Do they still believe encouraging the switch to diesels was a good idea?
 

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Do they still believe encouraging the switch to diesels was a good idea?
Very big mistake it seems now though the evidence at that time supported it. Nice to see much more cycling as a means of transport all the same.

Only aids the Green argument to heavily invest in sustainable public transport.
 


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