[ILUG-Social] Re: [ILUG] Re:[OT] Commission seeks views on privacy legislation
bscanlan at irish-times.com
Mon Jul 1 11:48:37 IST 2002
On Mon, Jul 01, 2002 at 11:43:32AM +0100, Brian O'Donoghue wrote:
1. Post to social at linux.ie please.
2. Learn how to use an email client with nice quoting? :(
> I just love this attitude, unfortunately though contrary to popular belief,
> all the money and affluence that is in this country stems from the damn hard
> work of the people in it and the low tax regieme we have created for
> ourselves and a German/Swedish model of taxation which would surely be
> imposed by the much vaunted French 'tax harmonisation' would be a mini
> disaster for the Irish economy
I'd like to see tax harmonisation in some areas, I'm very much opposed to
the EU being in charge of all taxation even though I'm very
> Give me a break... Ireland is a 'NET CONTRIBUTER'
Wrong - We weren't last year, nor for every year we were in the EU. I
don't think we'll be this year, though I do know that we were due to
move to be a contributor by 2003 or so - I don't know how much these
forcasts depended on continuing massive levels of growth though.
> Unfortunately for me the EU is a euphamism for Gross Deutschland.
Brian Scanlan, Systems Administrator.
Irish Times New Media - http://www.ireland.com
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