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Archive for November, 2011

If Kevin’s that Good, Keep him

Can we afford to lose a civil servant of the calibre of Kevin Cardiff? The paeans of praise being poured on Kevin’s head by government ministers would make you wonder. Why are we letting this genius go?

God knows, we need people of ability in the Department of Finance. We crave guys with experience of bad bankers and budget deficits. Kevin has both in spades.
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Cronies Win Quangos a Reprieve

The quangos are dead. Long live the quangos. What a quango cull. Ireland’s semi-states will never be the same again. Irish politics has been transformed. There is even new blood in the judiciary. While FG and Labour puritans are cleaning up the semi-states, Fine Gael and Labour loyalists are simply cleaning up.
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We’re Suckered By Sarkozy

I knew that our world was going to end last week. No, not when Italian bond rates breached 7 per cent. Nor when Berlusconi threw in the towel. Not even when it emerged that Merkel and Sarkozy were plotting a new europe.

Something much more shocking happened when I urgently sought a copy of the Financial Times.
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Kevin Packs His Saddlebags

WHAT a wonderful week for rogues. Anglo Irish, a rogue bank, was rewarded with a gift of €715m from Ireland’s taxpayers.

Greece, a rogue nation, was leading European nations on a merry dance. Silvio Berlusconi, the rogue from Rome, was still standing despite the mayhem he was causing in Cannes.
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