students: contrast & compare these two articles in the Indo today.

Charlie Weston: ‘Poor rich’ earn over €100,000 but can’t meet home payments… James Downey: House tax just one battle in fight to end our woes… Students please wear your News Filter Goggles (NFG) this is the Irish Independent with Charlie Weston, James Downey & a touch of Karl Deeter.

999 – fire service – there’s a fire in my house – please hold for credit card payment clearance

^1 ^2 Yesterday in Dublin the new stealth tax of charging people for a call out of the Fire Brigade began. House fire call out will cost home owners €500 per call. But there is some irony about the Irish Insurance Federation taking a position on this. Stealing the words from Joe Higgins mouth ^3…