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raccoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-20-11 09:03 AM
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51. Amen to that! nt
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  -'Don't be surprised if Athens goes up in flames' marmar  Jun-19-11 05:45 PM   #0 
  - Germany should give up on Greece and let the chips fall where they may.  dkf   Jun-19-11 05:54 PM   #1 
  - How about they go get the thieves who collapsed their  sabrina 1   Jun-19-11 06:12 PM   #8 
  - The Greeks should leave the EU/Euro and solve their own problems. n/t  PoliticAverse   Jun-19-11 06:43 PM   #14 
  - The euro and the EU are two different things.  JackRiddler   Jun-19-11 11:36 PM   #47 
  - Greece looks like overspending in relation to its inefficient tax collection to me.  dkf   Jun-19-11 06:57 PM   #21 
  - What am I accusing them of?  sabrina 1   Jun-19-11 10:03 PM   #39 
  - 2 things to note about Iceland: they took loans from the IMF, and they are applying to join the EU  muriel_volestrangler   Jun-19-11 07:13 PM   #30 
  - Amen to that! nt  raccoon   Jun-20-11 09:03 AM   #51 
  - The bailout isn't about Greece it's about bailing out the organizations that hold Greek debt... n/t  PoliticAverse   Jun-19-11 06:48 PM   #16 
  - Then let the Germans and French bail out their own banks.  dkf   Jun-19-11 07:09 PM   #26 
  - This...  B-Stupid   Jun-19-11 06:53 PM   #19 
  - Germany won't "give-up" because Germans banks hold billions of euros in Greek debt  entanglement   Jun-19-11 07:11 PM   #27 
  - You mean, Greece should liberate itself from the odious debt and let the Germans...  JackRiddler   Jun-19-11 11:35 PM   #46 
  - The idea of Greece as a Workers' Paradise is belied by the fact that noone pays their taxes there.  Warren DeMontague   Jun-19-11 05:58 PM   #2 
  - There are only a few countries in the world that has workers  Harmony Blue   Jun-19-11 06:08 PM   #5 
  - So you're saying Vanity Fair is a source for 'right wing propaganda'?  Warren DeMontague   Jun-19-11 06:10 PM   #6 
     - Lewis' piece was very good. Where it falls short is...  PoliticAverse   Jun-19-11 06:50 PM   #17 
  - I read that the workers have taxes taken from  Mojorabbit   Jun-19-11 06:32 PM   #10 
  - I'm going on the Vanity Fair piece, which seemed well-sourced.  Warren DeMontague   Jun-19-11 06:34 PM   #11 
  - Germany also has a huge tax evasion problem.  girl gone mad   Jun-19-11 07:37 PM   #31 
     - Yes joining the EU/iEuro has brought this matter to a head...  PoliticAverse   Jun-19-11 07:39 PM   #32 
  - Employees have taxes taken from their paycheck, but...  PoliticAverse   Jun-19-11 06:41 PM   #13 
  - That's the way it USUALLY is. I did read one article  socialist_n_TN   Jun-19-11 06:55 PM   #20 
  - For those that wish more background on this:  PoliticAverse   Jun-19-11 06:58 PM   #22 
  - This statement is incredibly full of bullshit. Greece has payroll taxes, just like here.  JackRiddler   Jun-19-11 11:41 PM   #48 
     - Exactly. The problem is the banks  CJCRANE   Jun-20-11 04:16 PM   #52 
     - I'm not talking about Ireland. Did I mention Ireland?  Warren DeMontague   Jun-21-11 04:23 PM   #54 
     - Bingo!  hifiguy   Jun-21-11 04:27 PM   #55 
  - Today Greece  malaise   Jun-19-11 05:58 PM   #3 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Jun-19-11 06:04 PM   #4 
  - I think that Lenin and Trotsky would agree that Greece  socialist_n_TN   Jun-19-11 06:12 PM   #7 
  - They have done it before  Harmony Blue   Jun-19-11 06:20 PM   #9 
     - That's why this time IF they manage to overthrow the  socialist_n_TN   Jun-19-11 06:51 PM   #18 
  - To quote the late great Frank Zappa: "It cant happen here...."  Initech   Jun-19-11 06:35 PM   #12 
  - It's time to bail out the people.......NOT the banks!  Scottybeamer70   Jun-19-11 06:44 PM   #15 
  - Greece should declare a Moratorium on the debt.....  lib2DaBone   Jun-19-11 06:59 PM   #23 
  - you may wish to snope check your sig.....  nomb   Jun-19-11 07:07 PM   #25 
  - With my limited experience with balancing budgets  minavasht   Jun-19-11 10:21 PM   #40 
  - "Thieves" - they are exactly right; refreshing to see such honesty and  inna   Jun-19-11 07:04 PM   #24 
  - Who stole from who?  dkf   Jun-19-11 07:12 PM   #28 
  - Reckless private sector banking debts were pushed onto the public balance sheet.  girl gone mad   Jun-19-11 07:42 PM   #33 
  - RE: the bailout that happened here........  socialist_n_TN   Jun-19-11 07:45 PM   #34 
  - I agree, we will have our turn.  girl gone mad   Jun-19-11 08:26 PM   #35 
     - K&R  amborin   Jun-19-11 08:59 PM   #37 
  - How so? I didn't hear of the Greek government bailing out the banks.  dkf   Jun-19-11 08:40 PM   #36 
     - Try to listen harder.  girl gone mad   Jun-19-11 09:10 PM   #38 
        - Are you referring to the sale of Greek assets?  dkf   Jun-19-11 10:47 PM   #44 
           - if the German and French working class ALLOW  socialist_n_TN   Jun-19-11 11:17 PM   #45 
           - The ECB bailouts were only loans..  girl gone mad   Jun-19-11 11:43 PM   #49 
              - But how are the bankers to blame for Greece?  dkf   Jun-20-11 12:35 AM   #50 
  - Start with Goldman Sachs  Harmony Blue   Jun-19-11 10:33 PM   #42 
  - Kleftes!  Harmony Blue   Jun-19-11 07:12 PM   #29 
     - "Kleftes!" - I love the word and I think I'm going to use it! :) Thanks for translation!  inna   Jun-20-11 06:35 PM   #53 
  - We need this to be happening in DC RIGHT FUCKING NOW!  Odin2005   Jun-19-11 10:26 PM   #41 
  - It's what happens when banks and politicians become corrupt  StarburstClock   Jun-19-11 10:40 PM   #43 
 

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