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Response to sabrina 1 (Reply #27)

Sun May 20, 2012, 09:28 PM

29. The person to whom I replied did

 

The poster said,

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


It sounds like they want German citizens to pay more taxes so other people can afford to buy German goods. Wouldn't that be contributing tax money to prop up the system? I wanted to make sure I understood what the poster was saying, so I specifically asked them to correct me if I misinterpreted what they said.

Also, it is the original topic of this thread. From the OP:

It is one second to midnight in the eurozone because a recalcitrant and miserly Germany has refused to step up to its historic responsibility to do what is necessary to save the single currency. If the eurozone implodes, and carries away the global economy with it, the buck will stop in Berlin.

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