Frank Peelo wrote:
> No. If we vote no, we will be made to do it again until we get it right.
Oh no, our one weakess, nagging. Give in now while we still can!
> We are kidding ourselves if we think we have the right to reject the
> Lisbon treaty, in the face of an overwhelming majority in the Dáil. We
> gave up our right to vote on issues such as this, when we failed to
> uphold the verdict of the first referendum on the Nice treaty. Whether
> that was the right verdict or not is irrelevant - we created a
> precedent whereby the Dáil does not have to accept a referendum result
> which it does not like.
I have every right to reject the Lisbon treaty in principle and
practice. I voted no for Nice, and so did many others (not much less
than 1/2 the turnout). Just because they got their way once doesn't mean
we lay down and take it, if you do then you truely deserve what you get.
I don't give a flying fiddlers what anyone in the Dail thinks and how
they voted, I'm not some mindless sheep I can think for myself.
Solaris PIT Group
Sun Microsystems Ireland.
Email: james.mccarthy at sun.com
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