Should U.S. Tax Payers Bail Europe Out Too? Yea Or Nay?...

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    As the IMF gets set to give several $Billions to Greece and possibly other European Nations,it does bring up a very important question for Americans. Since a big percentage of IMF money is American Tax Payer money,this means that Americans will now be paying to bail Europe out as well. This doesn't even include what the Federal Reserve is possibly giving Europe. We don't know how much our Federal Reserve is giving Europe because of their tight secrecy. So after bailing out countless Corporations here in the U.S.,should we be bailing Europe out too?
     
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    How can we bail out Europe when we don't have any money ourselves?
     
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    No, bailouts just put off the inevitable. They are attempts to maintain the status quo and will only make things worse.
     
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    You make sense but they are still planning on bailing Europe out. Sad stuff.
     
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    It's actually the Chinese bailing out Greece. The U.S. is just a conduit for the money at this point.

    Short answer: No. Greece's problems are structural and caused by years of mismanagement including over-regulation, high labor involvement in politics, reckless spending on domestic programs to prop up political parties---
    Wait, I was talking about Greece, right?
     
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    Um......no.
     
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    No, and we should get out of the IMF immediately.
     
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    No way in hell
     
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    Yet one more reason to adopt a strict Isolationist foreign policy.
     
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    Fuck no...
     

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