Keeping the wolf of debt from the door....
Published 15/09/2011 | 05:00
•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.
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.