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Post time 2013-1-29 01:27:52 |Display all floors
Eudaimonia Post time: 2013-1-28 16:38
Actually recently (i doubt that this has made the international news) we found out that the data t ...
which many think would be the tombstone of the Greek oligarchy if the Germans ever managed to have the decency to give it to the Greek authorities.
More likely if it was given to the authorities AND at the same time to some greek journalists at major newspapers to publish it (whatever is on the list, no idea about that particular list.) if no investigations were to follow.
There was some other list before and it landed in a safe instead.

Anyway, sure many things went wrong there was more corruption here than the rest of Europe - not much more than Italy though but the main problem was that we had no control of the stiring wheel - we didn't have the options we'd have if we had our own currency. If we had our own currency this would just mean a little bit more inflation.
Germany gains a lot by a devalued EURO

And german Industry has time and time again shown to be able to outperform international rivals regardless of currency fluctuations.

Interesting is that the possibility of payments directly to the banks was a "success" of such demands by the troubled southern gouvernments, and something that the lender countries were very reluctant about.

the incomes you mention could compared to german incomes hardly qualify as single reason for low production,
the structural reasons for that should be very different ones.
At the same time, with the lack of the own currency, greek tourism became difficult to compete with other mediterranian destinations.

Now as for the Euro,
A shared currency with seperated souvereignities can hardly go well,
Naive Politicians expected an integration of souvereignities to Europe were to follow all by itself by just going forward with the Euro.
That appeared to not have gone well.
So two options it comes down to:
limitation of individual souvereighnitities,
or individual currencies.
As a citizen I am very sceptical of the former.

And for now I just hate to see this kind of suffering happening in Europe to a european (-non gipsy) people in the 21st century.

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„Ich ficke wo, wen, und wann ich will, hast du mich verstanden. Auch du könntest ficken, aber du kannst es ja gar nicht, deine deutsche Genauigkeit... verbietet es dir“. Jean-Claude Juncker

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Post time 2013-1-31 18:00:13 |Display all floors

The World's Happiest Countries:

1. Norway
2. Denmark
3. Sweden
4. Australia
5. New Zealand
6. Canada
7. Finland
8. The Netherlands
9. Switzerland
10. Ireland

    All of these ten countries have one thing in common.

   They all have a very generous social welfare system that provides its citizens financial and other welfare benefits

   assistance from 'Cradle to Grave'.

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Post time 2013-2-1 13:42:35 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2013-2-1 04:40
What were you trying to prove? You may have failed in proving anything. These countries do not in  ...
Socialism is far, far from the wish list of people in these countries.

I don't see where you get your facts from? The Scandinavian countries had flourishing social democracies in the last part of the 20th century.

As for China it is now going through a transitional period..... the temporary acceptance of state capitalism was necessary for the acquisition of technology and trade.

It remains to be seen whether with growing wealth more social programs will not be resurrected?
The world needs more idiots like me, all the others think they are clever.

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Post time 2013-2-1 21:22:10 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2013-2-1 17:19
Mamma mia - I have apparently erroneously thought of you as an educated thinking person throughout ...

Listen $hyt for brain Seneca.... the term "social democracies" is what those countries used for themselves.

There were times in the past when France and Germany followed very enlightened policies indeed. It was only pressure from the US and Britain which forced them to abandon some of them.

But I hope that evil has had its day... and that people will soon realize the betrayal of their governments, and make their wishes known.
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Post time 2013-2-1 21:48:25 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2013-2-1 17:28
We have been infiltrated by a gang of socialist-communist vandals bent on pushing communist Utopian  ...

Here goes the chief mouthpiece of the capitalist lobby on the forum.... Well.... I have news for you my dourian fruit cake.

No amount of propaganda is going to fix the world.... people are wising up to your tricks and lies even in the US.

The facade is falling... the four yearly extravaganza you call elections is finally called into question.

More importantly, people experience no crushing inequity, unfairness, injustice. There is legal redress for most legal challenges. And finally, people live a safe, healthy life without direct threat from pollution, epidemics, conflicts with other nations and so on.

Go tell the Greeks, Irish, Spaniards and Portuguese.... you odious toad...
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Post time 2013-2-2 04:27:52 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2013-2-2 02:09
Oho, Theh, you sound highly emotional these days. It is a consolation for me to know that you stan ...

I have to up the rhetoric because emboldened by you MVM win (fixed)..... you think you can walk on water.

You are here spreading this propaganda in a desperate attempt to avert the inevitable....


The Europeans never needed communism they have their own systems and  once they kick the banksters out they are bound to do well.
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Post time 2013-2-2 04:33:36 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2013-2-2 02:12
Thanks for the crocodile's tears for the impoverished Greeks, Spaniards and Portuguese. It is prec ...

I am fully aware why the banks singled these countries out for rough treatment.... They are Christian nations not under the control of the Antichrist...

The same reason why you are so against the Russians. But Christ will win over Satan and his followers.
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