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Archive for May, 2012

George Carlin on freedoms and society

Enda Oh No – Not No

All the more reason for we the Irish to vote no in this treaty change as we will become libel for the gambling German finance Minister

The Slog

Schäuble’s outline plan for FU is a totalitarian accident waiting to happen

One man’s poison….

There was more Domesday scariness from the National Bank of Greece on Tuesday. If Greece exits the euro, its latest report suggested, the events would lead to a devaluation of the new currency by 65%,  a GDP nosediving by 22%, 34% unemployment, and income per capita nearly halving to 55%.

But you ain’t heard the half of it: Sovereign finance will be impossible to find, initial inflation will therefore (?) be at 30% – and keep rising until any and all advantages of the drachma’s reinstatement have been wiped out.

But on the other hand, here’s some news about what’s likely to happen while there is even a risk of Greece leaving the eurozone: this morning, two of the world’s biggest trade credit insurers stopped providing cover for exporters to Greece “on concern that the…

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Hard Times

Greek pensioner found hanging from tree in Athens over ‘unpayable debts’

A GREEK pensioner who was heavily in debt hanged himself from a tree in Athens yesterday, leaving a suicide note saying his country could only be saved with a leader like Margaret Thatcher.

The 61-year-old electrician and father of two, identified only by the name Alexandros, had owed money to banks and the tax office that he was unable to repay, according to police.

Greece, which used to have one of the lowest suicide rates in the world, has seen a surge of people taking their own lives since it was plunged into the euro zone’s worst economic crisis. Experts say the suicide rate probably doubled last year.

In his anguished suicide…..

Full article at source: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/greek-pensioner-found-hanging-from-tree-in-athens-over-unpayable-debts-3124649.html#disqus_thread

I done my bit for Ireland!

By Thomas O Cleirigh

Well I have just come back from Voting and I have done my small part in trying to keep Ireland an independent sovereign nation. The Governments attempt to coheres the Irish people by bullying, scaremongering and downright lying to them in trying to get us to seed our independence to unelected faceless gangsters in Berlin and in the ECB is a all time low .These collaborators will face the people soon enough and they will get their just rewards with a firm booth up the backside and hopefully their perks and pensions will be forfeited because of their treachery. It’s time to get tough with this con artist in the Dail!

God Save our Independent republic of Ireland!

The fiscal treaty will only make things worse

By David Mc Williams

In early 1931, the German government under the stewardship of its finance minister, Bruhning, was facing an enormous economic challenge. The economy was contracting rapidly but Germany was dependent on loans from the US to maintain the Gold Standard’s exchange rate. In order to qualify for these loans, the Germans followed orthodox policies, the sort that peripheral Europe is following now, to stay in the monetary union.

But qualifying for loans is very different from being able to pay them back. If you doubt this, ask the thousands of Irish people who “qualified” for loans in the credit splurge and now find themselves in an impossible position.

But as long as Germany followed austerity policies in the face of the recession, which soon became a depression, it secured the financing of its government deficit. So although the deficit was still in place (like Ireland now), the government’s commitment to austerity was enough to allow it to qualify for the loans from the US.

But the economy kept contracting

full article at source:http://www.davidmcwilliams.ie/2012/05/31/the-fiscal-treaty-will-only-make-things-worse?utm_source=Website+Subscribers&utm_campaign=49feaae267-31052012&utm_medium=email

Victoria Grant

This video explains exactly what is happening in Ireland all you have to do is put Ireland in where she has mentioned Canada. Before you vote and help these gangsters continue to rob our people please do watch this video in full and then do the right thing vote no to this blatant attempt to enclave the Irish people.

This twelve year old has laid out a path that can solve our financial enslavement to the Banks and faceless bondholders .There is a better alternative vote no to this act for permanent austerity and financial enslavement.

Foolish Irish people??

News from Wicklow Town

By Michael Murphy

Wicklow Arts Festival was in full swing on Sunday. The reopening of the Bridge Tavern also coincided with the festival launch. The weather was superb and there was a great buzz about the place. I thought there would be a lot more Art on display though! I was particularly drawn to the stand of Sandra Knitwear .I bought two Jumpers and I will be looking to get two more when the budget allows .At 59 Euros for hand knitted jumpers you can’t go wrong!

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The New Bridge Tavern is an absolute godsend to the town and I had the chance to taste their excellent venison burger for 5 euro .There was hog from the spit as well on offer but that would have been too much for me although I am looking forward to trying it out when they open their Bistro on Thursday evening. The bar is well proportioned and the outside courtyard is just stunning and will see heavy use as long as the sun keeps beating down like it has for the past week .I understand they have rooms upstairs to rent and they will be offering excellent B&B rates . More on that when I get to have a chat with the new owners and their manager .But for now “Sláinte & see you soon in the Bar! PS .I’ll have a Baileys!

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