Posted by The Governor on July 04, 2011 at 08:44:02:
Dear Mr. Kenny
Please find below my suggestion for fixing the Irish economy.
Instead of giving billions of pounds to banks that will squander the
You can call it the Patriotic Retirement Plan:
1) They MUST retire.
2) They MUST buy a new car.
3) They MUST either buy a house or pay off their mortgage - Housing Crisis fixed
4) They MUST send their kids to school/college/university - Crime rate fixed
5) They MUST buy €100 WORTH of alcohol/tobacco a week ..... And there's your money back in duty/tax etc
It can't get any easier than that!
This way the pensioners would have access to showers, hobbies and walks.
They'd receive unlimited free prescriptions, dental and medical
They would have constant video monitoring, so they could be helped instantly, if they fell, or needed assistance.
Bedding would be washed twice a week, and all clothing would be ironed
A guard would check on them every 20 minutes and bring their meals and snacks to their cell.
They would have family visits in a suite built for that purpose.
They would have access to a library, weight room, spiritual counselling, pool and education.
Simple clothing, shoes, slippers, PJ's and legal aid would be free, on request.
Private, secure rooms for all, with an exercise outdoor yard, with gardens.
Each senior could have a PC a TV radio and daily phone calls.
There would be a board of directors to hear complaints, and the guards
The criminals would get cold food, be left all alone and unsupervised.
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