Archive for the ‘Nod-and-a-wink’ category

One sentence that says it all…

November 26, 2008

about the financial crisis.

In Bakersfield, Calif., a Mexican strawberry picker with an income of $14,000 and no English was lent every penny he needed to buy a house for $720,000.

The elephant in the room

November 26, 2008

harneyI notice this report on obesity was launched without any comment from our health Minister.  Hardly surprising, really.

At the risk of being accused of making this a personal issue, would there be the same deafening silence if Mary Harney were a heavy smoker?  Or would her obesity be so steadfastly ignored if she were a man?

Fas has a new client

November 26, 2008

Rody’s done the decent thing.  Eventually.

Just because it’s your money…

November 25, 2008

…it doesn’t mean it’s any of your damned business!

Mary Harney slims down!

November 25, 2008

Slims down the HSE, that is.

Pity she didn’t do it years ago.  We might have a half-way efficient health service.  AND we might be able to afford the cervical cancer vaccine.

Incidentally, I haven’t heard any comment from Mary regarding the growing problem of child obesity.  I wonder why not?

Greens turn yellow on cancer vaccine

November 13, 2008

As Jim McDaid put it in the Dail last night: “We will pass a death sentence on a certain percentage of the 12-year-old girls whose parents cannot afford the cost of it “.

Nevertheless, the Green Party, (including Trevor “I won’t lead the Green Party into coalition with Fianna Fail” Sargent), obediently voted with the cute hoors.

The reckoning will be brutal.

You’ve got to hand it to the Cute Hoors…

April 4, 2008

…They’re nothing if not consistent.  Consistently slimy, that is.

No sooner does one money-grubbing chancer announce his decision to retire than they draft in a replacement to keep the sleaze content of the party at its standard level.