Wednesday, September 29, 2010

'Toxic Bank' Cement Truck Blocks Irish Parliament

From ABC News

Cement truck blocks gate of Irish parliament in protest at colossal bailout bill at Anglo bank

A cement truck plastered with anti-bank slogans blocked the entrance to the Irish parliament Wednesday as tensions mounted over the country's debt crisis and enormous bank bailouts.

At least one police guard narrowly escaped being hit as the truck drove up to Leinster House about 7:15 a.m., one lawmaker said. The truck stopped as it touched the entrance's ornate wrought-iron gates but caused no significant damage...

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