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6.23.2005

not content with tabling an impenetrable number of amendments to the Garda Bill, the government now wishes to call a vote without actually debating over 200 of them. This is the current state of our democracy, a government introduces unpopular legislation that broadly agreed doesnt actually tackle the problem properly and then refuses to discuss or defend the proposals. AFAIK presenting laws as a fait acompli is more a characteristic of an autocracy of dictatorship.
The house is falling down.
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