An Irishman’s perspective on Ireland,
the future, and other things from time-to-time …
“Ultimately, every penny of every debt must be paid
— if not by the borrower, then by the lender.”
C. V. Myers
... Or by the taxpayer.(And indeed, let the taxpayer pay the salaries and ensure the integrity of the bonuses for all those who facilitated and were complicit in a political-industrial complex that drew and still continues to draw its livelihood from these contracts of debt).As for the lenders, it doesn't look like they will pay, no. - They retain their legal, or moral claim upon, or power over, the labour of others; every such claim implying, precisely as much poverty or debt on one side, as it implies riches or right on the other. (Ruskin).