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    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'

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    Default Re: Gone are Idealists and men of principle!

    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    it's our own fault dedalus - we vote for the slime balls and the politicians who tell us what they think we want to hear.

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    Default Re: Gone are Idealists and men of principle!

    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    This is the core problem of politics in most democracies these days. 'Principle' is dead. I recall one FF councillor expressing bewilderment at the fact that some people taking part in the anti-bin charges protests did not 'even have to pay bin charges'. For the life of him he could not understand the concept of standing up against a perceived injustice when one had nothing to gain.

    Very sad.
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    Default men of true principle

    'You never said a truer word, Kev. Maybe we should set up a new party called: "The Principled Man Party! "

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev408
    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    This is the core problem of politics in most democracies these days. 'Principle' is dead. I recall one FF councillor expressing bewilderment at the fact that some people taking part in the anti-bin charges protests did not 'even have to pay bin charges'. For the life of him he could not understand the concept of standing up against a perceived injustice when one had nothing to gain.

    Very sad.
    What would you expect from FF, they are all a shower of "me feiners". There should be a new party built on centrist principles and ideology and moving away from the civil war designations and parish pump , me fein , cronyism laden petty politics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by politicaldonations
    Quote Originally Posted by Kev408
    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    This is the core problem of politics in most democracies these days. 'Principle' is dead. I recall one FF councillor expressing bewilderment at the fact that some people taking part in the anti-bin charges protests did not 'even have to pay bin charges'. For the life of him he could not understand the concept of standing up against a perceived injustice when one had nothing to gain.

    Very sad.
    What would you expect from FF, they are all a shower of "me feiners". There should be a new party built on centrist principles and ideology and moving away from the civil war designations and parish pump , me fein , cronyism laden petty politics.
    That party already exists, come join us!

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    Default Re: Gone are Idealists and men of principle!

    Quote Originally Posted by candid
    Quote Originally Posted by politicaldonations
    Quote Originally Posted by Kev408
    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    This is the core problem of politics in most democracies these days. 'Principle' is dead. I recall one FF councillor expressing bewilderment at the fact that some people taking part in the anti-bin charges protests did not 'even have to pay bin charges'. For the life of him he could not understand the concept of standing up against a perceived injustice when one had nothing to gain.

    Very sad.
    What would you expect from FF, they are all a shower of "me feiners". There should be a new party built on centrist principles and ideology and moving away from the civil war designations and parish pump , me fein , cronyism laden petty politics.
    That party already exists, come join us!
    The PD's? Mc.Dowall? you're having a laugh surely

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    Default Re: Gone are Idealists and men of principle!

    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    What about Michael D. Higgins?

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    Default Re: Gone are Idealists and men of principle!

    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    Why do all politicians have to be men?

    Testicular Fortitude :!: What does that mean :

    No wonder women are disaffected from politics when people are looking for male politicians with testicular fortitude :!:

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    Quote Originally Posted by magic_norhan
    Quote Originally Posted by dedalus
    Why is there no politicians any more that are principled men who have the testicular fortitude to stand up for the concept of what's right and wrong; no wonder the disaffected and delusional youth of today have no interest in politics? 'Where have all the heroes gone?'
    Why do all politicians have to be men?

    Testicular Fortitude :!: What does that mean :

    No wonder women are disaffected from politics when people are looking for male politicians with testicular fortitude :!:
    The Blessed Margaret had more balls than the rest of her cabinet.

    It's only an expression.

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