The People of Greece Are Fighting for the Whole of Europe

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    Democracy Now!....'nuf said.
    Said one of the union hack enablers of the bureaucrats and other various hangers-on who've looted the public finances. :lol:
     
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    The people of Greece are not fighting for the rest of Europe. They are fighting to retain their overpaid and workshy ways, expecting the rest of Europe to bail them out. A bloated public sector and retirement at 50! Fuck 'em! And fuck the EU too!
     
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    The question I always had was that when the economy is good there is money for things like jobs there is money to start small businesses. When times are bad there is little money to be found.

    Where did it go?
     
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    People who have the money don't spend it.

    Economic good times are about the motion of money through the economy, not the amount of it.
     
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    :clap2::clap2::clap2::clap2:

    Yep!!!
     
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    That is true, however, when money concentrates at the top (as it has been doing at an ever increasing rate) doesn't that pinch off the flow of money?
     
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    Greece defrauded its way into the Eurozone. We know now that they rigged their accounts to falsely claim that government deficits equated to no more than 3% of GDP – a prerequisite for EMU. They traded their pathetically weak currency for the euro based on a tissue of lies upon lies. Government finances were not reported correctly, military expenditure was falsely reported. Government interest rate payments were distorted. Government pension reserves were purposely over-valued by a huge amount. Regional and local government debt was completely ignored. Non-budget government spending was not reported. Increased social costs and much higher government wages were not reported. I could go on...and on...but by now you probably get the picture. That's where the money went. Into the black hole of lies and fraud.

    Greece though, is only the tip of the iceberg. When it comes to fraud, the people who run the EU are experts. From the unelected mandarins at the top, to the parasitic MEPs whose expenses are even bigger than their inflated salaries.

    As I said. Fuck Greece and fuck the EU!
     
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    Europe's problem is that the concentration of money in the EU is chiefly into the hands of politicians and bureaucrats, who bear no consequences of misallocating resources.
     
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    Hey, retiring at 50 is a good thing. I retired at 51, and have enjoyed my life. Why work until you drop dead. Learn to enjoy life.
     

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