Re Leaving Cert results. Fair play to those who did well, but remember, no one asks you what you got in your Leaving by the time you are even 20! And, the system only rewards a certain type of intelligence - a conventional one. So, lots of very clever people leave school feeling very stupid; but more worrying, lots of very stupid people, leave school feeling very clever! Could be the reason for recurring Irish groupthink at "supposed" highest levels of our society , don't you think?
Morning! Don't get me wrong Apple should pay whatever it owes, but don't you find it a bit weird to be getting lectures on tax avoidance from EU officials and Commisioners who actually pay NO income tax themsleves on their huge salaries? We should have a counter claim for all the EU bureaucracy to pay the taxes they have not been paying since 1957! EU Bureaucrats don't pay tax - did you know that? Hypocracy?
Italy just announced it's first bank bailout today and guess what....the EU/ECB insists that it has to burn bondholders! #doublestandards
Morning! If there's another election, these politicians who refuse to accept the reality of compromise should be punished mercilessly Pathetic stuff.