Spain is collapsing. Europe is vexed at stupidity. It is all going DOWN!

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    Spain is collapsing. Europe is vexed at stupidity. It is all going DOWN!

    The Unions do not understand that the money simply is not there.

    Spanish workers disrupted transport and broadcasts in the first general strike in eight years as demonstrators also marched through Brussels for a day of protest against spending cuts by European governments.

    Labor unions are fighting austerity measures aimed at taming budget deficits across Europe and protests are planned in 12 countries including Ireland, Italy and Portugal, the European Trade Union Confederation said. Protesters marched in Brussels ahead of a meeting between union members and European Commission President Jose Barroso. In Athens, rail, telecommunication and port workers staged strikes.
    Spain Has First General Strike in Decade as Europe Marches - Bloomberg
     
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    As long as the guys running the printing press get their time and a half, they will be happy.

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    Oh, thanks. I was at the Nudist Section of the San Diego Padres game. They always ask us to stand up and cheer.

    At any rate, a young lady wanted my photograph taken with her, and she gave me a gift of that Padres Shirt for the photo. I could not put her in my Avatar, so just cut her out of the photo and posted it. I had just put the new shirt on, so had not stretched it out over my massive chest, so it looks a little wrinkled. The girls just love powerful men.
     
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    this day will live in infamy!
     
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    This should be an interesting story to follow.
     
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    I imagine you heard about the automatic semi sanctions the EU imposed on member states who don't sufficiently reduce deficits. France is right on cue cutting federal spending.

    Germany is pissed and rightly so. They do NOT like the remaining options, debasement and tariffs. And they are fucked if their fellow europeons don't get in line.

    When riots erupt in Germany this will come to a head.

    It strikes me as odd tho how quickly the EU is addressing their deficits while that is still unthinkable in the US.
     
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    Thank for the update.
     
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    I may have been overoptimistic about the EU
     
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    Well, actually the German Television crew always films us when the stands are doing the wave. They are the ones encouraging us to all stand up in the wave. I swear that sometimes they spend more time filming the cheering nudist section than they do the ball players. San Diego is such a fun city. Don't you agree.
     
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    All those willfully ignorant assholes marching in the streets Demanding they keep their Nanny state as it crumbles.

    Thousands of Nero's
     

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