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Tag Archives: brian lenihan
Decent, honest and honourable – it isn’t enough.
Image via Wikipedia In recent days I’ve read on p.ie and elsewhere and heard on the airwaves about people who are decent, honest and honourable and for this set of reasons should be public representatives or hold high office. One … Continue reading
Posted in 2011 Tagged brian cowen, brian lenihan, Fianna Fail, fine gael, Jesse Helms, Joe Biden, labour, Mike Mansfield, tom fleming, United States Senate 5 Comments
FF’s strategy for salvation
Image via Wikipedia For a good while now, I’ve thought that FF would use the next budget as a platform for the election. They would fight the election campaign on the basis of the detail of the budget and force … Continue reading
Posted in election 2010 Tagged brian cowen, brian lenihan, election 2010, Fianna Fail, fine gael, labour, Oireachtas Leave a comment
Convert % of bank deposits into Bank Equity?
Could we, overnight, convert a % of deposits into equity for the banks? Or is this simply a bonkers notion? Say 2.5% of all deposits under €20,000 which was the previous limit up to September 2008 and say 5% from … Continue reading
Posted in anglo-irish, bank bailout, bank of Ireland, brian lenihan, irish politics Tagged bank bailout, brian lenihan 1 Comment
Is Brian Lenihan off his game?
I suppose someone at some point has to ask the awful question but this incident whereby the government forgot to oppose a Labour party amendment to the Finance bill and following on from the manner of his defence of Willie … Continue reading
Posted in brian lenihan, democracy, Fianna Fail Tagged brian lenihan, Fianna Fail 4 Comments
Budget 2010 – where do we go from here?
I think the core belief for the minister for Finance is that earnings in the private sector are already down and that the public sector earnings which are paid for from taxes levied on those private sector earnings had to … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged brian cowen, brian lenihan, budget, budget 2010, budget10, economy, government, Ireland, News, Once More with Feeling Leave a comment