Epic post there Pleb.
Epic post there Pleb.
Last edited by iball123; 26th September 2012 at 03:27 PM.
LOL iball. Do I detect a note of cynicism at my attempt to express myself? Nice speech indeed.
Though I could split hairs and argue some of what you say, your points are well taken and I consider that most of what you say is ultimately correct, and I accept that all my blah won't come to much unless I can make something more of it.
I guess that ultimately what I am saying is that our economic system is flawed, corrupt, and morally wrong - and I am suggesting that all the bitch fighting that goes on in some of these threads (I'm not saying yours) does not progress us one iota.
I do believe that if we are to change anything we will need to unite. No, maybe not the whole country but enough to collectively find some alternative to Angela's strap on.
I've got to go now so I'll elaborate tomorrow, but in the meantime I'd prefer to keep my sphincter tightly shut because if we meekly decide to relax these muscles, I figure they'll be lining up behind her to keep on shafting us all like good-o for a long time to come.
Change public sector contracts to a 3 strike rule as in 2 verbal and 1 written warning and then your gone..and make it a lot more strict as in if Billy the nurse decides to pull a sickie with no doctor note..Ok he may have a genuine reason but if he does twice within say a year..He should get a verbal warning..This will cut out the sickie culture thats rampant in areas of the public sector. Also if Billy is doing this he to me seems to be a dosser and he is closer to being fu..cked out without a golden handshake than before.
Welfare should be computerised...the use of a credit card system should be used. The gov if they struck a deal with aldi/lidl say if all food/other items bought in there could be delivered to the dolees house the state could ask for a 20% discount.. Also certain items such as alcohol, cigarettes, computer related items and other luxury goods should not be allowed bought with this. Same goes with the childrens allowance..The items bought with this should only be for the child and a similar format could be used.
Force people on welfare to do at least 2 days a week on community projects such as cleaning the streets, graffiti off walls etc. And the other 3 days they should be made look for work.
All children birth certs must have the fathers name on the birth cert...If not then childrens allowance should be cut in half....This will stop a lot of girls thinking sure the state will look after me.
Give a tax credit for workers where both parents are working and are using a creche..This is unreal that the government have not done this...If you have 2 kids it costs nearly 1700 Euros .. So what happens is one of the couple decide its not worth their while going into work when you factor in the costs of work.
People should be allowed take out their pension contributions now...If they are using it to write down debt..alla credit cards or mortgage..Let them have the full amount..If they are not tax it at 40%..It will bring the debt situation down and give the gov a nice bit of revenue.
But are these ideas a bit to right of centre..To me they make perfect sense
Rumoured proposals on Budget 2013...
FG/LAB PLAN TO HIT THE LESS WELL OFF HARD IN BUDGET 13
All Irish Citizens facing the wrath of the cuts being made by government need to begin to self advocate, sitting in the armchair giving out will get us nowhere. The cuts coming in budget 13 are harsh and unfair being proposed as we speak are as follows
€10pw cut in Jobseekers
€10pw cut In Disability
€10pw cut in Carers
€10pw Cut in Old Age Pension
€10pm cut in Child Allowance
Pensioners with an income over €36k will lose the house hold package, free travel and full medical card this will be replaced by a doctors visit card; pensioners will have to pay for their own medication.
The pharmacy charge for medication will increase to €1 per item dispensed.
Ending free travel for people on disability, carers and old age pension is under discussion at the moment and of course the property tax is expected to be .25% of the value of your home with a flat rate of €250pw for council tenants.
I emphasise that this is still just rumour...
This is from the facebook group
Call for a revolution in Ireland | Facebook
Dont agree with them all though.
Why cant they tax child benefit instead of cutting everyone the same?
Because FG/Lab supporters have kids to