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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #10)

Sun May 20, 2012, 08:28 PM

24. Just to make sure I understand you...

 

I don't want to misrepresent your position, so please correct me if I'm wrong. You said,

"German workers should pay higher taxes so that purchases of those workers' output, i.e., German exports, can continue to be financed."

Do you mean to say the Germans should pay higher taxes so they can send monetary assistance to Greece and other EU member nations to allow those nations to continue to buy German goods? If that is indeed what you are saying, why send the money to other countries for them to turn around and use the monetary assistance to buy German products? Why not just have the German government raise taxes and have the German government buy products directly from the German manufacturers? Why have a nation like Greece acting as a middleman?

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