Published 30/11/2011 | 05:00
•Whose interests are being served by the Government not asking for debt forgiveness for the Irish State's holding of private debt?
Why is it so important that we cripple our country just so we can return to the markets by the end of 2012? It is the same as parents agreeing to pay a mortgage within a five-year period whilst starving their children in the process.
I can understand our Government trying to restore our reputation internationally by attempting to demonstrate how good we are at taking our medicine.