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by Tulip1
Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Separation of Church and State
Topic: Bible in the voting booth and the hospital reception
Replies: 4
Views: 4184

Re: Bible in the voting booth and the hospital reception

I can not agree more, in the Netherlands it is illegal to ask someone for their religion.

One is allowed to state their religion (if any) for obvious purposes but can not be asked.
by Tulip1
Wed May 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Fiscal treaty
Replies: 38
Views: 19078

Re: Fiscal treaty

What he won a nobel price and he trusts Irish politicians over the German ones? Must be a history thing!! :mrgreen:
by Tulip1
Tue May 29, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Fiscal treaty
Replies: 38
Views: 19078

Re: Fiscal treaty

At the end of the day Ireland is a small country (just like the Netherlands) and we just have to do as the big countries tell us We've a history of not doing that. :D Neither did we but in the EU we don't seem to have that luxury any more! :wink: Our referenda are not binding unlike yours, so they ...
by Tulip1
Tue May 29, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Fiscal treaty
Replies: 38
Views: 19078

Re: Fiscal treaty

I like Tulip a lot, but I would like to be excluded from his idea that 'Many people in Ireland only think short term and Sinn Fein is exploiting that'. I was thinking long term when I voted against the Single European Act. I was thinking long term when I voted against the Maastricht treaty: it made...
by Tulip1
Wed May 23, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Fiscal treaty
Replies: 38
Views: 19078

Re: Fiscal treaty

Turns out I am allowed to vote after all!!
by Tulip1
Tue May 22, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Fiscal treaty
Replies: 38
Views: 19078

Re: Fiscal treaty

chemicals wrote:
Tulip1 wrote: Many people in Ireland only think short term and SF is exploiting that.
No change there then :(
I am only speaking for the North West though were men are men and sheep are careful.
by Tulip1
Mon May 21, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Recommend Atheist Books, Films and DVDs
Topic: 8: The Mormon Proposition
Replies: 2
Views: 3400

Re: 8: The Mormon Proposition

No I haven't is it any good? I will see if I can download it.
by Tulip1
Mon May 21, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Fiscal treaty
Replies: 38
Views: 19078

Re: Fiscal treaty

Ireland has a good reputation abroad with the way the country is dealing with the debts, vote no and and that is gone. You might say; so what? but it means that, beside that you can forget a second bail out if needed, investors will think twice to invest. Other then that I am totally indifferent bec...
by Tulip1
Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin & Child Protection
Replies: 3
Views: 3056

Re: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin & Child Protection

It is outrages that these people are running the most schools in this country
by Tulip1
Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:16 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin & Child Protection
Replies: 3
Views: 3056

Re: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin & Child Protection

It is outrages that these people are running the most schools in this country