Wednesday, February 20, 2008

On this day

in 1982, US entrepreneur John de Lorean’s luxury sports car project in Belfast set up with over £17 million of British taxpayers’ money, went into receivership. On his return to the US he was asked bluntly, ‘Are you a con man?’

We don't learn do we? Politicians picking winners and shovelling our money at them has never been successful

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