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    Environment Minister John Gormley today admitted the idea of a national unity government may be worthy of consideration.

    The Green Party leader said consensus is needed among all political parties on tax increases and expenditure cuts in order to lead the country out of economic crisis.

    Such a national government could be considered for an agreed period of time, and possibly after the next election, Minister Gormley said.

    However, Fine Gael has repeatedly ruled out any prospect of entering such an agreement.

    The Government is currently working on a four-year budgetary plan, details of which will be announced next month.

    Minister Gormley said today that the problems now facing the country go beyond party politics.

    "We are in a very difficult situation," he said.

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    worthy of consideration? the cheek!

    Just go, just go....

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    First he takes no responsibility for Green actions since becoming FF's left testicle.

    Now he wants to share the burden so he is not accountable.
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    I am sure that once the next general election is over the current opposition parties might consider the idea.

    In the meantime....

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    Of course he is... it is the only way he'll be near Government in a few months time.

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    I'd be far more impressed with the Gormless One if he was open to the idea of holding a general election, or even some by-elections, in the national interest.

    Or indeed if he was open to giving the go-ahead to the 500 jobs that would result from issuing the necessary licence for the Ringsend incinerator.
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnfás View Post
    Of course he is... it is the only way he'll be near Government in a few months time.
    He'd form a coalition with Shell at this stage.
    "A govt big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have" Thomas Jefferson

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    Is he going to be watching any such Gov from a career in academia like the old days or the likes ... cos he sure as hell ain't going to be re-elected anyway

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    If we ever needed a National Gov. it was in 2008. Now we just need an Election.

    Gormley sounds like an arrogant little child who has eaten all his sweets and now feels entitled to someone elses sweets.
    Redacted.

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    This is some kind of joke right?

    Talk about holding out false hope to everyone.

    There is no chance of this happening. FF will never give up their state cars, and the Greens are welded to the coalition with FF.

    Nice attempt at populism from Gormley though, clearly he's trying to imitate the Gilmore school of saying one thing and meaining another.

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    The gormless one now sees the writing on the wall. The Greens will be flushed away like a bad ************************. And heres this spoofer making one last futile attempt to cling on to some kind of power. A spineless ************************!

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