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    Default Who are in weakest in society and who will do anything for them?

    I would see the weakest in society as being-
    1. The mentally ill detained in victorian centres.
    2. The real homeless ie about 5000 people who do not have a roof over their heads or have to stay in b&bs.
    3. Disabled, and unable to work.
    4. The old, who do not have a pension or own their property.
    5. Asylum seekers on 19euro per week.
    6. Travellers.
    7. Illiterates.

    Who will do anything for them?
    And how will they pay for them once the public sector and miscellaneous social welfare class are paid for?
    Why have above been so marginalised?
    Why are tax euros spent on less worthy causes than the above?
    If the banks are out for a bail,
    and Lenny's efforts end up as a fail,
    when the Somer does come,
    to the Country they'll run,
    And leave a Fine mess for the Gael.

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    1 and 3.
    The rest can bugger off.

    But agree, our EXTRA resources should only go towards the weak. Through in the young and victims of violent crime into that list.

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    1 through to 5, because I have more compassion than Mr.De-Regulation.

    BTW, you left out FF supporters. Sorry, sorry my mistake. That will be after the next general election.
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    Why are travellers the weakest? Some of the more wealthy people in the country are travellers.

    Other than that then ya, your 100% correct. Thing is, the question should be more, what have you, as an individual, done to help the weakest?

    And of course, I don't mean you in particular. I mean you as in the rest of us. Why are we waiting for some central government to sort it out? Its not like any of us don't know where the homeless people sleep, where there's a family in money trouble, or an old person who would like some company.

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    Who will do anything for them? Sinn Fein or the Socialist Party probably.

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    5. Asylum seekers on 19euro per week.
    Don't forget that's after they have their food, clothes, and accommodation paid for, so that's essentially 19e pocket money. You'd actually find Irish citizens on the dole who are worse off than that at the moment after all the bills are paid. So no sniffles here.

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    The meitheal mentality? It still exists in society, thankfully. But is it enough? when one considers that central government spends 58bn every year - can anyone say that the above marginalised groups get the correct portion of national income once the necessaries eg gardai, courts, a nominal army, an effective health service and education system etc have been paid? Where does the rest go? It seems to go towards subsidies to private pensions, property subsidies through tax and social housing, highly paid unsackable public sector workers, paying people not to work, compensation schemes for all and sundry, 10,500 paintings not on display, a failing health system, e-voting machines and last but not least glossy brochures on how we will fix social problems?
    If the banks are out for a bail,
    and Lenny's efforts end up as a fail,
    when the Somer does come,
    to the Country they'll run,
    And leave a Fine mess for the Gael.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankie Lee View Post
    Who will do anything for them? Sinn Fein or the Socialist Party probably.
    Funded by what economy?
    There may be a better case made for Compassionate Conservatisism than well meaning socialism.
    If the banks are out for a bail,
    and Lenny's efforts end up as a fail,
    when the Somer does come,
    to the Country they'll run,
    And leave a Fine mess for the Gael.

    Endinf the one Party (FF) state:
    http://www.politics.ie/fianna-fail/5...ate-ended.html

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    What about the children? Will somebody please think of the children!!!
    "No." - Rosa Parks

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    Quote Originally Posted by sauntersplash View Post
    What about the children? Will somebody please think of the children!!!
    8. Good point. Leaving aside the thousands abused in the care of the State. The children of drugaddicts, alcoholics and other delinquent parents. Children who's only life vision is dependence on the State. Those who are failed by inadequate social oversight by social workers eg poscommon. Those subjected to too thorough oversight by social workers. And who's only contact with the state is through a dismal standard of education on an unequal basis and the criminal justice system.
    If the banks are out for a bail,
    and Lenny's efforts end up as a fail,
    when the Somer does come,
    to the Country they'll run,
    And leave a Fine mess for the Gael.

    Endinf the one Party (FF) state:
    http://www.politics.ie/fianna-fail/5...ate-ended.html

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