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socialist_n_TN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 10:52 AM
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18. Very astute pig. It's true that the copitalists like their
Edited on Mon Nov-14-11 10:53 AM by socialist_n_TN
fronts, so that they don't have to be seen getting their hands dirty. So they either fear that their toadies won't be enthusiastic enough OR they just don't care about appearences anymore.

Michael Roberts blogged about this over a week ago. It IS a banker coup d'etat.
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  -Shock Doctrine Alert: Two Un-Elected Bankers are Now in-Charge of Italy and Greece JCMach1  Nov-14-11 08:41 AM   #0 
  - By design.  marmar   Nov-14-11 08:42 AM   #1 
  - ARen't they going to have elections? If not, people should be furious.  glinda   Nov-14-11 08:45 AM   #2 
  - Not right away... and THEY will be making the key decisions about austerity  JCMach1   Nov-14-11 08:46 AM   #3 
  - Again. People of Italy and Greece should be livid.  glinda   Nov-14-11 08:48 AM   #4 
     - They will be once the joy of kicking-out Berlusconi wears off  JCMach1   Nov-14-11 08:49 AM   #5 
  - Yeah, like the people in the US should have been furious in 2000. nt  raccoon   Nov-15-11 08:15 AM   #22 
  - Prime Ministers are elected -- By their parliaments  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-14-11 08:51 AM   #6 
  - After a general electiom  JCMach1   Nov-14-11 09:26 AM   #11 
     - This actually happens fairly often  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-14-11 09:44 AM   #13 
        - Unusual when we are talking coalition though  JCMach1   Nov-14-11 10:19 AM   #16 
        - It is very common for a politician in a parliamentary democracy to become Prime Minister in mid-term  LeftishBrit   Nov-14-11 10:49 AM   #17 
  - Glad people are noticing  malaise   Nov-14-11 08:53 AM   #7 
  - prime ministers aren't normally elected directly by the people.  unblock   Nov-14-11 09:00 AM   #8 
  - I wondered  Delphinus   Nov-14-11 09:00 AM   #9 
  - Austerity  JCMach1   Nov-14-11 09:24 AM   #10 
  - Perhaps because the politicians had f****d everything up  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-14-11 09:45 AM   #14 
  - *OUCH*  Lenomsky   Nov-14-11 09:28 AM   #12 
  - Disturbingly honest of them.  blindpig   Nov-14-11 10:17 AM   #15 
  - Very astute pig. It's true that the copitalists like their  socialist_n_TN   Nov-14-11 10:52 AM   #18 
  - You should probably read some more about how parliamentary systems work.  jeff47   Nov-14-11 12:21 PM   #19 
  - Democracy first.  GeorgeGist   Nov-14-11 02:14 PM   #20 
  - knr nt  slipslidingaway   Nov-14-11 05:49 PM   #21 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Nov-15-11 08:33 AM   #23 
  - KIIIIIICK!  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-15-11 02:08 PM   #24 
  - KICK KICK KICK!  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-16-11 11:32 PM   #25 
  - If they were Americans they'd qualify to be in this administrattion's cabinet.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-16-11 11:35 PM   #26 

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