It's simple. I won't pay a new tax while existing tax is being squandered propping up Zombie banks. The case for the Household Charge is that it will be used to maintain local amenities. This is what we already pay tax for. I'm a working citizen with a family to support. It's my civic duty to oppose this unfair Tax. I foolishly believed Enda Kenny when he said that "No another red cent" would be paid to Anglo Irish Bank. Not only has he continued to hand over billions of Tax Payer euros, he has paid unsecured bond-holders too. Everyone has a breaking point and this is mine. I have to draw the line somewhere. I will not pay the household tax while tens of billions are being paid to failed banks. As a citizen it's my duty to take a stand and not cave in to every demand by the government we elected.
Citizenship doesn't begin and end at the polling booth. The government would like it to be that way but that's not the way it is.