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Ok, then I'll assert that you're mixing up comments made elsewhere with comments here.

Irish taxes are a bit low, but so's spending, generally. Which isn't what the debate in Ireland says, of course, but there you go. The conventional wisdom is of a high tax, high public spending economy - which is total bollocks when you look at the numbers.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Sun Aug 14th, 2011 at 09:29:28 AM EST
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