John Drennan: No-one left to speak out when they come with the bill
The consequences of the so-called bailout for the 'coping classes' are all too apparent, writes John Drennan
Last week was the week where the screw finally began to turn on the Irish public as the real consequences of the so called 'bail-out' to which Fianna Fail, the Greens and Mary Harney had signed up became all too apparent.
Up to last week, the effects of the most invidious surrender agreed to by any European state since 1945 were mostly psychological.
We may well be in an economic war but whilst, like in the autumn of 1939 and spring of 1940, life has deteriorated somewhat under the new regime of reparations, the shops are still open and rationing has not been imposed by our new master-race of ECB bankers.