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girl gone mad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-05-10 11:51 AM
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3. This is what happens..
when governments bail out failed fatcat bankers, who proceed to pay themselves record bonuses and resume unabated their gaming of the "free" markets, then governments tell the little guy he will have to make huge sacrifices to pay for a calamity he had no real part in.
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  -Greek protests has "American financial community" (capitalists) worried. Will protests spread? Better Believe It  May-05-10 11:36 AM   #0 
  - I Wish it Would  fascisthunter   May-05-10 11:40 AM   #1 
  - +1000 Civil Disobedience NOW  Echo In Light   May-05-10 11:59 AM   #4 
  - The sooner the better  blindpig   May-05-10 12:00 PM   #5 
  - Let the rich pay for the crisis. Why should the poor an middle class always have to  fasttense   May-05-10 11:46 AM   #2 
  - THAT is what has to change. And it has to change NOW.  loudsue   May-05-10 01:06 PM   #16 
  - yep, this two tier living structure sucks!  arthritisR_US   May-05-10 02:20 PM   #32 
  - Amen, amen.  tbyg52   May-05-10 05:45 PM   #44 
  - This is what happens..  girl gone mad   May-05-10 11:51 AM   #3 
  - The world should let Greece sink or swim on it's own.  dkf   May-05-10 12:12 PM   #6 
  - So you think cutting benefits for working class people is a good policy?  Better Believe It   May-05-10 12:17 PM   #9 
     - If they get out of the euro they won't cut benefits they will print drachmas and inflate the  dkf   May-05-10 12:28 PM   #11 
        - That has not been a major demand of the demonstrators. So what do you think they should demand?  Better Believe It   May-05-10 12:33 PM   #12 
           - Yeah they want high benefits (social safety net) without paying for it.  Statistical   May-05-10 01:10 PM   #19 
           - Austerity yadda yadda yadda. Austerity it's just the return to the business as usual  conspirator   May-05-10 01:21 PM   #23 
           - LOL. How is a bankrupt Greece better.  Statistical   May-05-10 01:27 PM   #25 
           - So you think the working class in Greece should pay higher taxes while the rich are left alone.  Better Believe It   May-05-10 01:55 PM   #28 
              - Greece continually spending MORE than it had in revenue caused the crisis.  Statistical   May-05-10 02:07 PM   #31 
           - If they drop out of the euro they can get control over printing their own money.  dkf   May-05-10 08:25 PM   #46 
  - Gee, now that they mention it, not a bad idea  Hekate   May-05-10 12:14 PM   #7 
  - I think killing 3 innocent bank workers will probably hurt their cause rather than help it.  SemiCharmedQuark   May-05-10 12:15 PM   #8 
     - That's the only bright spot the capitalists and their media whores can see.  Better Believe It   May-05-10 12:23 PM   #10 
        - You seem to be quite glib concerning the lives of 3 people.  SemiCharmedQuark   May-05-10 12:48 PM   #13 
           - You seem to be glib about the lives of millions. It's a general strike. Those who went to work  readmoreoften   May-05-10 01:00 PM   #15 
           - So they had it coming?  SpartanDem   May-05-10 01:07 PM   #17 
           - tell that to Wall Street as well  fascisthunter   May-05-10 01:41 PM   #26 
           - "Those who break strikes are probably not going to be treated kindly."  Silent3   May-05-10 01:10 PM   #18 
              - Breaking a strike is not the same as not joining a strike,  blindpig   May-05-10 02:46 PM   #36 
                 - "Scabs are scabs and should be treated as such."  Silent3   May-05-10 03:26 PM   #38 
                    - Historically speaking...  blindpig   May-05-10 03:43 PM   #40 
                       - So which do you prefer?  Silent3   May-05-10 04:37 PM   #41 
                          - Angry mob or workers struggling for justice?  blindpig   May-05-10 04:50 PM   #42 
                             - We aren't talking about banks eating financial losses here.  Silent3   May-05-10 07:11 PM   #45 
           - Like I said: "They along with every right-wingnut are trying to use it against the protesters."  Better Believe It   May-05-10 01:14 PM   #22 
           - The police didn't force those protesters  Abq_Sarah   May-05-10 02:34 PM   #35 
              - So you support the cops and hate the working class victims of this crisis?  Better Believe It   May-05-10 09:22 PM   #47 
           - How many people have been killed by disaster and imperial capitalism. Do you worry about those? nt  conspirator   May-05-10 01:23 PM   #24 
  - Jump, You Fuckers! (TM)  librechik   May-05-10 12:52 PM   #14 
  - Capitalism is a casino  killbotfactory   May-05-10 01:11 PM   #20 
  - Go Greeks! Go Greeks!  conspirator   May-05-10 01:12 PM   #21 
  - So how many people on this board are willing to be arrested?  Downtown Hound   May-05-10 01:49 PM   #27 
  - So what organizations do you think ought to call mass demonstrations  Better Believe It   May-05-10 01:58 PM   #29 
     - Try the Ruckus Society  Downtown Hound   May-05-10 02:06 PM   #30 
     - Protest however you want  Downtown Hound   May-05-10 02:28 PM   #33 
  - When lumpy gets his cable cut off  upi402   May-05-10 02:30 PM   #34 
  - Brings to mind the conclusion to Natural Born Killers' prison riot scene  Echo In Light   May-05-10 02:59 PM   #37 
  - I feel for the average worker who wasn't responsible for this mess.  FLPanhandle   May-05-10 03:38 PM   #39 
  - We missed our chance during the Bush dictatorship.  Lint Head   May-05-10 05:30 PM   #43 

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