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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:20 pm 
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Landlord, Coles2, Mary Lou McDonald & Douglas Boyd Barrett all went to private schools - maybe there is some validity to the point about private schools :)


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:43 pm 
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Luan wrote:
Landlord, Coles2, Mary Lou McDonald & Douglas Boyd Barrett all went to private schools - maybe there is some validity to the point about private schools :)

Mantissa also?


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:45 pm 
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Luan wrote:
Landlord, Coles2, Mary Lou McDonald & Douglas Boyd Barrett all went to private schools - maybe there is some validity to the point about private schools :)

is he Richard's even posher brother??

Don't forget Paul Murphy who gets off on bullying middle-aged women


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:45 pm 
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Luan wrote:
Landlord, Coles2, Mary Lou McDonald & Douglas Boyd Barrett all went to private schools - maybe there is some validity to the point about private schools :)


indeed

i was beginning to wonder if he was Boyd Barrett in disguise :nin


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:36 pm 
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slasher wrote:
Luan wrote:
Landlord, Coles2, Mary Lou McDonald & Douglas Boyd Barrett all went to private schools - maybe there is some validity to the point about private schools :)

is he Richard's even posher brother??

Don't forget Paul Murphy who gets off on bullying middle-aged women

:oops: Meant to say Richard.

All the same it is amazing how many of our left of center politicans are champagne socialists :)

I wonder what I could have gotten, 10 years ago, on an ex-FF, Trinity graduate who went to a SCD private school running unopposed as the leader of SF.


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:39 pm 
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Luan wrote:
slasher wrote:
Luan wrote:
Landlord, Coles2, Mary Lou McDonald & Douglas Boyd Barrett all went to private schools - maybe there is some validity to the point about private schools :)

is he Richard's even posher brother??

Don't forget Paul Murphy who gets off on bullying middle-aged women

:oops: Meant to say Richard.

All the same it is amazing how many of our left of center politicans are champagne socialists :)


indeed, those of a more suspicious mind would find it duplicitous and more than a little condescending :x


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:49 pm 
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The "champagne socialist" jibe is depressing reflection of a society where people are not only expected to advocate in their own selfish best interests and those of the narrow social group they grew up around, but are criticised for doing otherwise.

Got forbid someone should form their own world view.

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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:36 pm 
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Eschatologist wrote:
The "champagne socialist" jibe is depressing reflection of a society where people are not only expected to advocate in their own selfish best interests and those of the narrow social group they grew up around, but are criticised for doing otherwise.

Got forbid someone should form their own world view.

except Paul Murphy, RBB and the rest advocate against a proper property tax - that's hardly against the interests of the propertied middle classes. None of them advocate CGT on PPRs either

I've see Mary-Lou posters around the inner city with the slogan "one of our own" - that's simply misleading


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
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slasher wrote:
except Paul Murphy, RBB and the rest advocate against a proper property tax - that's hardly against the interests of the propertied middle classes

Ah now, don't get me started on Paul f'king Murphy.

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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:54 pm 
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slasher wrote:
Eschatologist wrote:
The "champagne socialist" jibe is depressing reflection of a society where people are not only expected to advocate in their own selfish best interests and those of the narrow social group they grew up around, but are criticised for doing otherwise.

Got forbid someone should form their own world view.

except Paul Murphy, RBB and the rest advocate against a proper property tax - that's hardly against the interests of the propertied middle classes. None of them advocate CGT on PPRs either

I've see Mary-Lou posters around the inner city with the slogan "one of our own" - that's simply misleading


well said


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
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I've see Mary-Lou posters around the inner city with the slogan "one of our own" - that's simply misleading

I think that they might be referring to her as a good republican.

€5k business class ticket on the average industrial wage :)


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:32 pm 
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Luan wrote:
slasher wrote:
I've see Mary-Lou posters around the inner city with the slogan "one of our own" - that's simply misleading

I think that they might be referring to her as a good republican.

€5k business class ticket on the average industrial wage :)


dont tell me there are sinn fein members flying business class :x


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
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is any of the sniping relevant to the LPT?
Piston anyone?

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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
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its not really sensible to have a tax that one small part of the country is paying an outsized percentage of

Also because Dubliners have the highest disposable income too.
The national average disposable income is €20,334. Dublin has the highest average of €23,298.
Yes I know, 'average', see CSO data https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/n ... 36317.html


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 Post subject: Re: Jesus, Mary and Josepha ! LPT on the rise
PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:43 pm 
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cyrusir wrote:
its not really sensible to have a tax that one small part of the country is paying an outsized percentage of

Also because Dubliners have the highest disposable income too.
The national average disposable income is €20,334. Dublin has the highest average of €23,298.
Yes I know, 'average', see CSO data https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/n ... 36317.html

Everything is relative anyway, 18 months ago, I took a pay cut of about 25% to work close to home.
My disposable income remained about the same, due to the costs of commuting to Dublin each day.

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