Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Thursday 10 March 2005 12:50, Bryan O'Donoghue wrote:
>>>>Acutally, I think the Oireachtas, is far more, effective in representing
>>the people it's supposed to represent then the whole EU, put together is.
>>>>Then again, while you accuse me of jingoism... it's important to note
>>that a recurrent theme, in your postings, seems to be the Irish
>>inability to govern themselves.
>>> Only the EU (in Europe) has the power to act against multinationals.
> By opposing the EU you are in fact giving unfettered power
> to Microsoft and other multinationals.
Power corrupts Tim... you know that.
> You are deluding yourself about the power of the Irish government -
> or indeed any European government.
Acutally, given what I've observed of office politics... I'm quite
_amazed_ at how _well_ government runs.... what with the towering
opposition to getting things done, being efficient, or making quasi-sane
decisions that appear to accompany politics in the office... I'm
imagining, our politicans must be chizzeled from sterner stuff then the
rest of us...
some sort of heavy metal... or varnished wood perhaps
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