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Friday, 28 June 2013

Deutschland über Alles

Trust the Banksters to deposit the capital required to expedite a proper investigation of their activities. Just as Nero strummed the harp while Rome burned a top banker at Anglo Irish serenaded a colleague with a verse of Deutschland uber Alles, while his banks inane, insane if you like, policies amounted to a scorched earth assault on the Irish economy, leaving it a wasteland incapable of supporting lives, jobs or societal well being.






Indicating that the tape of the singing banker could herald the downfall of the banksters the Guardian reported that:

As an illustration of the bankers' arrogance and the Irish politicians' temerity, these audiotapes could hardly be bettered. It's very late in the day but Dublin must order a proper inquiry into events of 2008 and 2009.


Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the outrage prompted by the singing throughout Irish society was justified.


Fergus Rowan defiantly poses in the bank window accompanied by his family in 1975 after Bank Of Ireland policies led to a collapse of his business