LOUD AND CLEAR.....
Make a noise that 165 people will hear....
" Man is least himself when he talks in his own person . Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth ." - Oscar Wilde.
Use the anonymity of the polling booth as your 'mask' and tell the truth about the political system in this corrupt State and about those that are so eager to operate that corrupt system : that it , and they , will continue without your support .
MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT - SPOIL IT !
Today , Thursday May 24th , a 'general election' will take place in this 26-County State to elect and/or re-elect 165 time-serving place-seekers who will sit in a plush building in Kildare Street in Dublin city centre , pay themselves a basic salary of €2013 a week (...whilst , at the same time [in some cases], paying themselves up to €1572 a week 'expenses' on top of their salary!) and wash their manicured hands of responsibility for their continued and repeated failures to those voters that previously would have considered them 'worthy' enough to sit in that institution .
In this election we encourage those of our readers who are entitled to vote to SPOIL THAT VOTE ! Go to your polling station , claim your vote and deliberately and purposely SPOIL IT ! We ourselves , from this blog , will be writing - " Release All Political Prisoners!" on our voting ballot , but any message you decide to write on your ballot will have the same effect ie that vote will be deemed 'spoiled' .
A 'spoiled vote' is the only proper option open to those of us who wish to declare that we view the whole political system , as it now stands , as a corrupt , money-grabbing 'mé féin' and morally bankrupt system , run , operated , controlled and maintained by useless self-servers .
IF YOU HAVE A VOTE TODAY , THURSDAY 24th MAY 2007 , USE IT TO MAKE A PROTEST. SPOIL IT !