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Thread: Deck of Cards of Nama gamblers/property players: who would be the 52 and joker?

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    Default Deck of Cards of Nama gamblers/property players: who would be the 52 and joker?

    I know this is juvenile, but since poker has become a national pastime and following the lead of the US soldiers in Iraq, I thought the top 52 high rollers, gamblers, property developers, regulators, political decisionmakes and persons of influence should be commemorated for posterity in a suitable form.

    Aces: Ahern, Cowen, Fitzpatrick, Quinn.
    Kings: Drumm, Sheehy,Dunne, Fingleton.
    queens: Coughlan, Harney,Bowler,Larkin.
    Jacks: O'Connor, Rohan, Hurley, Lenihan
    tens: Anglo ten
    Other 8's: McAteer,Carroll,
    7,6,5: rest of cabinet + david begg.

    4-2s: PLEASE SUGGEST or change order.

    Joker: Patrick Neary or the Champagne Charlie who appointed him.
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    Isin't there always two jokers in a pack ? Neary is certainly one of them anyway.

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    I'd have put Austin Hughes as one of the jokers but....for 2's - Dan McLaughlin, Austin Hughes, ,Marc Coleman, Ken MacDonald
    "No more banana republic here. I think it is ridiculous how little information we get about what is being done do improve the situation," - Astridur Halldorsdottir

    http://www.reuters.com/article/lates...s/idUSLO529629

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    Of course it does! It's Ireland under Fianna Fail - The Soldiers of Bankruptcy.

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    Tom Parlon - Joker
    Banking Establishments are More Dangerous to our Liberties than Standing Armies.

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    Isin't there always two jokers in a pack ?
    In this pack I think its fair to say there are 52 jokers...

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    Aces - Finance ministers - Cowen, Lenihan, Ahern, McCreevy

    Kings - Bankers/Big guys - Seanie Fitz, Fingers, Drumm, Sean Quinn

    Queens - Standing behind there man - Gormley, Harney, Celia Ahern, Mary Coughlan

    Jacks - (of all trades) Builders bailed out by anglo - Liam Carroll, Bernard McNamara, Joe O'Reilly, Johnny Ronan

    10s - Regulators / Central Bank - Neray etc

    9s - Opposition leaders - Kenny, Gilmore, Bruton, Burton

    8s - Economists - Colm McCarthy, Bacon, mc Williams, Lee

    7s - Trade Union Leaders - Beards

    6s - Social Commentators - Kevin Myers, Gene Kerrigan

    5s - Outspoken Broadcasters - Hook, VB, Matt Cooper, Eamon Grumpy

    4s - NAMA Endorsers - Alan Dukes, Garrett Fitzgerald

    3s - Cheer leaders - Eddie Hobbs, Eoghan Harris

    2s - FF fallen soldiers - O'Donoghue, Willie o dea

    Few blanks but fill em in

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    People should be given a prize when they kill any of these characters. Now that's an idea worthy of YCYC.

    Regards...jmcc

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    I don't think our local County Councillors should be left out of this.

    They contributed to NAMA by aiding and abetting developers with all the re-zoning, in fact plenty of them getting involved in developments themselves. All parties have to accept responsibility for that.
    Banking Establishments are More Dangerous to our Liberties than Standing Armies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmcc View Post
    People should be given a prize when they kill any of these characters
    Being held to account for their actions, omissions, negligence, conflict of interests, greed and corruption (as applicable) will be fine. Ok, no killings.

    For now let them become immortalised in a pack of cards, to be played by grubby desparados going all in with an Ace-two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ang View Post
    I don't think our local County Councillors should be left out of this.

    They contributed to NAMA by aiding and abetting developers with all the re-zoning, in fact plenty of them getting involved in developments themselves. All parties have to accept responsibility for that.
    Cork City planners have a planning application before them at the moment, from a Hero of the planning tribunal, in which an outright lie is written in an attempt to get around the flooding guidelines.

    Lets see if we should leave our unelected officials out of the blame game.
    Regards, Pat Gill

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