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HeresyLives Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-17-10 06:48 PM
Response to Reply #41
43. Focus on Greece, FGS, and stop worrying
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  -Greece loses EU voting power in blow to sovereignty HeresyLives  Feb-17-10 03:24 PM   #0 
  - No wonder only Ireland allowed citizens to vote on Lisbon Treaty/eu "constitution"  gulfcoastliberal   Feb-17-10 03:28 PM   #1 
  - Well the EU is a little ticked off,  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 03:37 PM   #2 
     - why for heavens sakes, what a surprise! i thought ireland was just recently the poster child for  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 03:47 PM   #4 
        - The EU wlll survive,  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 03:51 PM   #6 
           - yes, i know. but you seem to have missed my point.  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 03:52 PM   #7 
              - Which is?  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 03:54 PM   #8 
                 - ireland was recently touted as a "miracle" of neo-lib economics.  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 03:59 PM   #9 
                    - Um, the whole world was booming then,  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:13 PM   #10 
                       - um, you still miss the point. possibly because you have insufficient background.  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 04:30 PM   #15 
                          - Ireland was booming same as everyone else.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:38 PM   #16 
                             - uh, no, it was "booming" more. mainly from off-shored industry moving to its low-wage,  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 04:44 PM   #19 
                                - I have no idea what your problem is with Ireland,  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:46 PM   #20 
                                   - i don't have any problems with ireland. i think you must be talking to the person in your own head.  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 04:48 PM   #21 
                                      - Greece. Vote.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:49 PM   #22 
                                      - excuse me, but you're the one who decided you wanted to debate my comment.  Hannah Bell   Feb-17-10 04:51 PM   #24 
                                         - I have no interest in Ireland, or what you're calling  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:58 PM   #25 
                                         - To be accurate, you were the first to mention "Ireland isn't doing very well"  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 05:56 PM   #30 
                                            - No, several of them aren't.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:08 PM   #32 
                                               - Huh? Did you mean to put this reply somewhere else?  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 06:32 PM   #35 
                                               - Why is it so difficult to post a simple news item here???  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:35 PM   #37 
                                               - But you told us you aren't interested in Ireland  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 06:40 PM   #38 
                                               - Is English anyone's first language here?  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:43 PM   #39 
                                               - So, after being interested in Ireland in posts 2 to 16, then uninterested from #20 to #25  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 06:53 PM   #45 
                                               - I've been here too long for hazing. Give it up.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:57 PM   #48 
                                         - Not gonna happen.  JVS   Feb-17-10 05:06 PM   #27 
                                         - You are correct Hannah...  Imajika   Feb-17-10 07:59 PM   #63 
                                      - Pay no mind, this person has an agenda.  smiley_glad_hands   Feb-17-10 08:33 PM   #65 
  - Why would a country even want to be a part of a supranational organization like the EU?  Cali_Democrat   Feb-17-10 03:46 PM   #3 
  - ?? Same reason all your states united!  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 03:50 PM   #5 
     - and , combined, their size & clout was bigger than the US....but  SoCalDem   Feb-17-10 04:17 PM   #12 
        - Anything's possible, but we've been thru  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:19 PM   #14 
  - Perhaps the EU admitted too many countries, too quickly  SoCalDem   Feb-17-10 04:16 PM   #11 
  - Been putting it together for half a century.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:18 PM   #13 
  - The European Union will have its ups and downs  Don Caballero   Feb-17-10 04:41 PM   #17 
  - could cause the EU to unravel if Greece tells EU to jump up their ass.  ddeclue   Feb-17-10 04:43 PM   #18 
  - EU won't unravel over one country.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 04:50 PM   #23 
  - Greece needs to leave the currency union.  roamer65   Feb-17-10 05:04 PM   #26 
  - The Eurozone needs to continue political consolidation  FarCenter   Feb-17-10 05:10 PM   #28 
  - They're moving to Europa bit by bit.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 05:40 PM   #29 
  - Very, very difficult to separate a country from the Euro without destroying its economy  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 06:02 PM   #31 
     - They did it before when the Euro came in.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:10 PM   #33 
        - No, they joined them together; that's different  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 06:45 PM   #40 
           - It's been done step by step.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:47 PM   #42 
              - No; no country has ever left the Euro  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 06:55 PM   #47 
              - LOL go strangle a vole.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 07:00 PM   #52 
              - The UK never did use the Euro. It didn't pull out, 'step by step' or otherwise.  LeftishBrit   Feb-17-10 06:57 PM   #49 
                 - I didn't say it did!!  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:58 PM   #50 
                    - You need to use less pronouns  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 07:07 PM   #57 
                       - Get that vole yet?  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 07:09 PM   #59 
                          - You haven't a clue how to reply in one  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-17-10 07:13 PM   #60 
  - Ambrose Evans-Pritchard = RW tinfoil nutjob  KamaAina   Feb-17-10 06:22 PM   #34 
  - Look elsewhere then  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:33 PM   #36 
  - The OP is militantly Pro China. So it explains alot. eom  smiley_glad_hands   Feb-17-10 08:42 PM   #68 
  - Misleading article title, by a loony writer  LeftishBrit   Feb-17-10 06:46 PM   #41 
  - Focus on Greece, FGS, and stop worrying  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:48 PM   #43 
     - Then I suppose it would be perfectly OK to quote Sarah Palin or Rush Limbaugh as an authority?  LeftishBrit   Feb-17-10 06:55 PM   #46 
        - You missed it in the other news then?  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 06:59 PM   #51 
           - Most of this is about threats and arm-twisting - not that Greece has already lost sovereignty  LeftishBrit   Feb-17-10 07:05 PM   #56 
              - Depends on what happens next I guess  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 07:08 PM   #58 
  - Financial responsibility.--the very idea!. The American system, where we actually  Vidar   Feb-17-10 06:53 PM   #44 
  - Yup, they have to behave or there are  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 07:01 PM   #53 
  - This is why alliances are dangerous  upi402   Feb-17-10 07:02 PM   #54 
  - LOL like the 'united states' for example?  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 07:04 PM   #55 
     - The history of Europe, not the Civil War really  upi402   Feb-17-10 07:36 PM   #62 
  - Okay, if nobody wants to be serious tonight,  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 07:24 PM   #61 
  - DU kinda loses its shit  Codeine   Feb-17-10 08:04 PM   #64 
  - Now this is how bailouts should be dealt with - - not reaffirming the sovereignty of the corporation  Taverner   Feb-17-10 08:35 PM   #66 
  - Why not have the chinese bail them out?  smiley_glad_hands   Feb-17-10 08:41 PM   #67 
 

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