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An example of how the truth can sometimes be stranger than fiction?
by W. Finnerty Sat Apr 21, 2012 09:34

Reply to Opus at: Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:01

I've just had a quick look at the contents of and noticed the following excerpt:

"[Article 27, lines 2-3]: "The ESM, its property, funding, and assets . . . shall enjoy immunity from every form of judicial process . . . ." Question: So the ESM program can sue us, but we can't challenge it in court?"

Assuming the contents of the above excerpt are correct, and I have no reason to seriously doubt them at the present time, what citizen of the Republic of Ireland -- in their right mind -- would vote "YES" for something like this on May 31st 2012?

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The above text is from a comment dated April 21st 2012 at the following Indymedia (Ireland) location:


Impunity is to become lawful in the European Union?
by W. Finnerty Sat Apr 21, 2012 18:22



Immunities of persons

"In the interest of the ESM, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors, Governors, alternate Governors, Directors, alternate Directors, as well as the Managing Director and other staff members shall be immune from legal proceedings with respect to acts performed by them in their official capacity and shall enjoy inviolability in respect of their official papers and documents."

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"Impunity means the impossibility, de jure or de facto, of bringing the perpetrators of violations to account - whether in criminal, civil, administrative or disciplinary proceedings - since they are not subject to any inquiry that might lead to their being accused, arrested, tried and, if found guilty, sentenced to appropriate penalties, and to making reparations to their victims." (From: )

"Once our grossly corrupt legal profession decides to deliberately ensure that the targets of government crime cannot get any legal representation of the kind which would stop the government crime they are being subjected to, then the targets of such crime are totally on their own, and their situation is completely hopeless at the present time: as far as 1) stopping the Government crime is concerned, and 2) also as far as receiving justice and reparations in connection with the government crime (and associated C-PTSD injuries) in question."

The excerpt immediately above is from an e-mail dated March 16th 2012 which was copied to (among several others) Republic of Ireland Chief Justice Susan Denham, Republic of Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny TD, and Republic of Ireland President Dr Michael D. Higgins (Principal Guardian of the Constitution of the Republic of Ireland). The full text of the e-mail in question can be viewed at:

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The above text is from a comment dated April 21st 2012 at the following Indymedia (Ireland) location:



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