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Thread: What happened to all those jobs the Lisbon Treaty was supposed to create?

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    Default What happened to all those jobs the Lisbon Treaty was supposed to create?

    Now I know we are not supposed to take the promises of politicians seriously but surely these Lisbon posters took the biscuit? Why were these vacuous promises of jobs never held to account by the media? The amount of Bullsh1te the mainstream Irish politicians get away from is incredible.








    In fairness to Labour they took a more unique position on why to vote yes!


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    The jobs are still there. They haven't left.

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    Seriously...?

    You're seriously creating a thread on this now... WTF?

    Talk about pointless...

    Anyone who believed Lisbon was going to create jobs was an imbecile...

    The 'Yes to Jobs' claim referred to protecting the MNC jobs here and as many others as we could...

    Anyone who thought the plasterers and plumbers and brickies etc. were going to be protected after the housing bubble burst was... well let's just say an imbecile... again...

    Of course Lucinda Creighton didn't help things when she referred to millions of jobs... but then I actually heard that comment when she said it and despite not liking Creighton at all... she was clearly referring to the EU and not simply to Ireland...

    But of course various cronies and spinners here dishonestly spun it to suit their own agendas etc... blah blah blah...

    This thread belongs in the Zoo...

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    You should have read the small print.
    "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." - Upton Sinclair.

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    Q: Did political parties scaremonger and overstate the position of jobs in the Lisbon referenda?

    A. Isn't that what one tends to do in elections?

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    All the jobs went to blueshirts.

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    Believing the Lisbon vote yes for jobs , was to believe in Santa , the tooth fairy , the Easter bunny, the every one gets a medal for taking part , fairies and superheroes! Sorry to those that still believed if I ruined it for you

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    The same thing that happened to the jobs Nice created and the same thing that the jobs the fiscal treaty supposedly made.
    "Against brute force and injustice the people will have the last say, that of victory" - Commandante Che Guevara

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    Vote YES to retain jobs should have been the mantra.

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    well....I suppose this is the sort of thing...that ya say...in order to get elected [to get the referendum approved]
    Coveney's ambition is the be Ireland's next EU Commissar and Ireland will pay a price as he builds his CV to position himself sufficiently loyal to the nEU empire.

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