While listening to Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore repeating the need to placate and keep sweet investors, businesspeople, etc above all else as he debates the Fiscal Treaty, I recall Woodrow Wilson’s words; “The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests.
Ordinary Americans joined President George Bush and other dignitaries in Washington to pay final respects to Gerald Ford as the former US president’s flag-draped coffin rested under the Capitol dome, before a last round of funeral services and burial near his family home in Michigan.
THE definition of Freedom. According to city officials, the freedom of the city does not now entitle Roy or Sonia to graze their animals in the Lee Fields — or rather, they can, but Environmental Officers might have something to say about it.
LAST year people were taking it for granted that George W Bush would be re-elected this November, but the lessons of history would suggest that it may not be so easy. Indeed public opinion polls indicate that he has an uphill battle.