Monday, Oct 19, 2009

The Dutch know how to do it.

Dutch news.nl: DSB bank bankrupt, two rescue bids fail

I know this may seem off topic, but it is important to see how our European cousins actually stand up to the banksters, responsible for the current mess - "The bank got into financial difficulties after a run on savings prompted by a campaign by angry customers who say they were oversold mortgages and charged too-high fees on insurance policies.".................where is the British fire. I will not believe it has been destroyed totally, by the nanny state of Crash and Bleuuuuuur!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by bystander @ 10:03 AM (1285 views)
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1. nickb said...

Except that this has nothing to do with the Dutch authorities and everything to do with EU rules.

Monday, October 19, 2009 10:22AM Report Comment
 

2. mark said...

yep thats the way to do it..

now lets see what can go bust in the UK???

it would certainly rock houseprices if one did

Monday, October 19, 2009 10:26AM Report Comment
 

3. cat and canary said...

where are all those protesters from the 60's, 70's and 80's?! Perhaps they're a bit tied up at the mo managing their BTL portfolios?! :)

Monday, October 19, 2009 10:51AM Report Comment
 

4. crunchy said...

3. cat and canary

True, but we now have a new internet generation. Let's see what "Tower Power" can do when the time is upon us!

Monday, October 19, 2009 11:25AM Report Comment
 

5. cat and canary said...

@4.okay, crunchy are you volunteering to be our leader?!! Vote crunchy for leader!

..shall we withdraw all our savings from RBS first?! :) that'll force them to liquidate all their assets (e.g. repo'ed houses!) ...then its hello HPC!!

Monday, October 19, 2009 11:53AM Report Comment
 

6. crunchy said...

5. cat and canary

"Tower Power" will have no one leader.

It will be lead by a reactionary international force that will grow exponentially, but I will be there at the time of reckoning even if it is just to

prove that I am still alive.

Monday, October 19, 2009 01:00PM Report Comment
 

7. drewster said...

cat and canary,

The protesters are busy complaining about coal-fired power plants and green issues. Maybe someone could make a link between big evil banks and CO2 - that would get them on our side!

Monday, October 19, 2009 01:58PM Report Comment
 

8. crunchy said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeW6r-Lsn-4

Reeducation, reeducation, reeducation.

Monday, October 19, 2009 02:05PM Report Comment
 

9. crunchy said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8at1-SHjSlE&feature=youtube_gdata

Think about it!

Monday, October 19, 2009 02:50PM Report Comment
 

10. crunchy said...

Smaller new builds?

Monday, October 19, 2009 04:00PM Report Comment
 

11. cat and canary said...

i´m not an environmental scientist/climatologist. I´ve heard the theories before that green issues are a smokescreen for global taxation/control. And ive read evidence both for and against the argument that its cycles of the sun thats apparently warming our planet.

I understand that unrefutable proof for global warming isn´t easy to obtain. Problem is, by the time we had any proof (if it was true), it would be too late....but not too late for the planet, ...but too late for large parts of the human race.. the Earth will recover, even if humans don´t.

But im not a doommonger, I think that humans will solve the current environmental problems (if they are true). And if it makes the west less dependent on oil (and all the politics associated with oil) then im all for green tech and investment. The US spent 100´s billions in Iraq, saving a bit of oil. Complete waste of money, that should have been invested in R&D.

Whether we like it or not, a lot of money is going to be spent on green tech in the coming years, so no doubt the bankers are already planning how to get a slice of that pie also! Doesn´t prove global warming is a conspiracy...it just proves bankers are greedy!

Monday, October 19, 2009 06:46PM Report Comment
 

12. nomad said...

Cold reality.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/6360124/Meanwhile-back-in-cold-reality....html

Monday, October 19, 2009 06:54PM Report Comment
 

13. crunchy said...

No financial reward incentives just taxes and more taxes!

Same old bull. Judge a tree by the fruit it bears.

Monday, October 19, 2009 08:06PM Report Comment
 

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