Wednesday 7 December 2016

Keeping the wolf of debt from the door....

Published 15/09/2011 | 05:00

French President
Nicolas Sarkozy
greets German
Chancellor Angela
Merkel in Paris
recently
French President Nicolas Sarkozy greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris recently

•With mutiny on the bridge of the ECB -- Juergen Stark jumping ship as Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy man the pumps below deck -- it would appear that it is time to settle the account concerning the massive weight of debt in the hold.

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Once upon a time this country -- the greenest in the world -- produced enough food to feed someone else's empire.

No sooner did we get a chance to be self-sufficient and independent, then we cashed the whole lot in and put ourselves in hock forever with the bank guarantee.

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