The Fatal Flaw In Europe's Second "Bazooka" Bailout: 82 Million Soon To Be Very Angry Germans, Or How Euro Bailout #2 Could Cost Up To 56% Of German GDP

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Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:06 | 1478988 Cheesy Bastard
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History shows that angry Germans are no threat to anyone.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:08 | 1478994 Robslob
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6+ million souls may disagree

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:11 | 1478999 Gold Man-Sacks
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It's called satire, you literary genius, you.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:19 | 1479018 Ahmeexnal
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Maybe it's Germany's way to pay compensation to Greece for WWII.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:22 | 1479036 Cheesy Bastard
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Or maybe for WWIII.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:25 | 1479041 Ahmeexnal
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The rotmof are easily appeased. Let them "win" another sucker world cup.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:31 | 1479060 Cheesy Bastard
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Lol.  Kicking balls vs. Kicking ass.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:59 | 1479329 Juice Box
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Danke Schön Bitches!

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 21:26 | 1479410 TruthInSunshine
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Sarkozy & Bernlusconi & Merkel had a summit today, and they talked, and their words were delicious and soothing, filling the air with hope & cheer, and they said there will be no defaults of any Euro Member, the EUR will be supported, and they will magically make all the debt crises and vexing math problems go away immediately.

So, it's fixed.

They fixed it. They fixed all the problems.

Growth can resume now, and debt is no longer an issue, nor is the tension between those in stronger EU Member States and weaker ones, nor is the strength/weakness of the EUR given that trillions of fresh EUR will be printed and distributed if these dear leaders are to be taken at their word.

They're very competent.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 21:54 | 1479445 I Am The Unknow...
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"turkey" is one of the Germanic languages.  Gobble, goggle, peas, gobble gobble. 

Problem solved

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 00:12 | 1479644 G-R-U-N-T
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""turkey" is one of the Germanic languages. Gobble,goggle,peas, gobble gobble."

If indeed the ECB turkeys leaves Germany holding the bag then talking "turkey" may very well end up a language of the past.



Fri, 07/22/2011 - 02:01 | 1479716 TBT or not TBT
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They gotta get The Won in there too.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 02:40 | 1479743 Michael
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The fatal flaw is, no one is ever again going to buy Credit Default Swaps because they know they will never pay off because of government and central banking cartel shit.

That also makes the holders of those CDO's very angry since their CDO holdings are now worthless. 

I hope they didn't get some billionaire CDO holders angry by doing this. They may put a hit squad out on the people who did this like they did to Scarface.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 02:55 | 1479756 Michael
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I'm not taking the Blame for the Climate Changing or the Weather. The blame is all on them.

I'm only to blame and take responsibility for all the crap I pulled in my 50 years of life. Not the climate changing or the weather. Got IT!

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 03:26 | 1479779 Bang Dae Ho
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Michael, I thought CDS are one more trading instrument, well- OTC trading, but still trading... Long CDS positions are profitable when the sovereign debt crisis soap heats up, and short CDS positions are profitable when it cools down, as recently. When TPTB are positioned long, they give governments and media the order: Drama, drama, please! Then, when they got enough, they take short CDS positions and order: Conference and agreement, please!

I thought nobody is ever seriously considering the 'Credit Default' event, such a hypotetical event is just a pretext to justify this kind of ponzi derivative.

Am I so wrong?

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 04:02 | 1479801 Michael
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A hypotetical event that will never materialize, over their dead bodies.

That kind of hypotetical event?


Fri, 07/22/2011 - 04:04 | 1479806 Bang Dae Ho
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over their dead bodies.

I also have bold dreams, but I am afraid they are not as bold as yours.


Fri, 07/22/2011 - 04:22 | 1479815 Michael
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US panel votes to bar climate funding

"A panel of the US Congress on Thursday moved to bar foreign assistance related to climate change, defying President Barack Obama's calls to contribute as part of an international accord."

"On a party line vote, the Republican-led House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to ban in next year's budget for Obama's initiative to support poor nations in adapting to climate change or pursuing clean energy.

But the measure's future is uncertain as other committees also have jurisdiction over climate funding including in the Senate, where Obama's Democratic Party is in control."

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 05:05 | 1479830 Michael
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This site got 791 comments on its most recent thread;


"To address the main issue that people have been getting all bent out of shape about: the stores I photographed do not appear to be authorized Apple sellers."

Are you listening, Steve Jobs?

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 06:55 | 1479860 boooyaaaah
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If Germany won WW2, Greece being the soft underbelly of Europe, We all would be in the same position today

Unless Germany reassigned the Greeks to Siberia

Which they still may do

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 12:35 | 1481219 Ahmeexnal
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Send greeks to siberia. Create palestinian state in greece. That would solve a lot of problems.

Kurdish homeland in germany with berlin as it's capital would also be a good start.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:33 | 1479067 InconvenientCou...
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WW3 started in 1971 and is close to being won by the US. That is of course, if the fuck-nuts raise the debt ceiling and don't accidentally forfeit.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:37 | 1479081 Cheesy Bastard
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Congressional approval not necessary as there were no boots on the ground.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 21:36 | 1479424 centerline
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Along with going "full fiat," Nixon visited China somewhere around that time with what appeared at the time to be full 180 degree in stance towards the communist country.

Not trying to imply anything.  Just putting two "dots" on the board for the fun it.  If we are going to talk about WWIII already having been waged (on-going) via pen and digital 1's and 0's, I don't think the cold war mentality is off the table.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:38 | 1479270 WestVillageIdiot
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You are right that it is World War IV but I think for the wrong reasons.  One of the insiders that I always enjoyed listening to was former CIA Director James Woolsey.  He is not a douche like that Leon Panetta that just got thrust into the position.  He has always stated that the Cold War was World War III.  I agree with him on that.  Just add up the American casualties and costs in treasure that went into that debacle. 

The sad part is if you believe the Cold War was World War III you still have to think the next one will be worse.  This is going to result from such huge economic imbalances that it boggles the mind what the casualty figures can be in this one.  The "emerging market" countries should be the ones fearing what is coming the most.  They are always the biggest losers in proxy wars and major conflicts.  This time will be no different. 

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 21:04 | 1479305 Ahmeexnal
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This time around, the "submerging markets" (US-JAPAN-EURO) will suffer great devastation.  Fukushima is only the warm up.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 04:08 | 1479808 Oh regional Indian
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Indeed Ahmee. Though this time the entire northern hemi-sphere is at risk through Air and th eentire world through water, ne?

One has to look, not even deeply this time, to see the nuclear pattern showing it's hand.

And I don't buy this surface level, Germany is payign for Italy crap. Germany has had an iron grip on the Eurozone since long before it's inception.



Thu, 07/21/2011 - 23:40 | 1479613 NOTaREALmerican
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Re:  He has always stated that the Cold War was World War III.

Wow,  we became a centrally-planned scam state like the USSR in order to beat the Godless commie, so now we have perpetually increasing Big-MIC, perpetual war, and (the new an improved) Big-PoliceState.    


Can't beat a "win" like that.  

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:25 | 1479021 Cheesy Bastard
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@Gold.  +1 

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:19 | 1479019 Sophist Economicus
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Not Funky-Chunky-Monkey-Boy!    Europeans never kill anybody....

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:24 | 1479042 Sofa King
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Actually, it's more like 62 to 78 million souls...not just the 6 million that we have chosen to commemorate with the special title of Holocaust victims.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:31 | 1479063 francis_sawyer
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Has anybody ever sat down & tallied the number of OSCARS statuettes that have been handed out over the years (in ANY category), to films which had the holocaust as either a central, or background theme?..

It sure gives 'We will never forget' an alternate meaning... Why? Easy... Because it's sure to be shoved down our throats by the doting media & Hollywood community at every opportunity...

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 19:40 | 1479093 Cheesy Bastard
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All kidding aside, I stand with the Jewish people and thier right to defend themselves.  I will never forget.  I am a Scottish/Irish/Italian mutt, in the interest of full disclosure.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:01 | 1479154 john39
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ok, well enough... but what does that mean.  does that mean that the israeli government gets to lock the palestinian people in large open air prisons? Kill civilians whenever they deem it appropriate? institute an illegal blockaide?  lets get real, it was wrong in south africa and it is wrong in Palestine.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:10 | 1479184 Cheesy Bastard
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I see by your response to Amish, you are a holocaust denier.  I will say this to you, and all the rest out there.  If I want any more lip from you, I'll touch your vagina.  Bitch.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:42 | 1479279 WestVillageIdiot
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Call me Fred G. Sanford because I am the junk man.  I junked your ass for your overreaction.  I didn't see any denials in there.  Perhaps I need a new prescription.  Feel free to junk but freedom of expression sometimes leads to things you don't want to read.  In that instance your a--hole was wound way too tight. 

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:45 | 1479293 Cheesy Bastard
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You don't need a new perscription, you need better reading comprehension skills.  I clearly stated "in your response to Amish".  If you scroll down you will see said response.  I also addressed to to all holocaust deniers.  Junk away, my friend, to me it is a badge of honor.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:49 | 1479300 WestVillageIdiot
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I deny my denial, cheddar illegitimate.  Proceed.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:58 | 1479323 Cheesy Bastard
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No prob, 270degreesTownMoron.  God bless!

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 01:40 | 1479706 CompassionateFascist
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There's a JewBook somewhere which claims that the Scots are one of the Lost Tribes; they're surely obnoxious enough. If not, CheeseStink, you are a most excellent Shabbatz Goy.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 07:08 | 1479867 SirPlayomic
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Have you ever been to Scotland? Anyway, let's not go down this tribialistic road where we all fight each other and forget who the real enemy is. In case you forgot, the real enemy is the Banks and their politicial puppets.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 07:48 | 1479919 ArrestBobRubin
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And just who do you think owns those banks? Need to see a list of names?

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:48 | 1479284 WestVillageIdiot
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Okay, I just saw the post of the holocaust denial.  I will now junk myself.  Israel, like any nation, should be questioned for its behavior.  I'm not in to the holocaust denial.  It was a holocaust in the midst of a larger holocaust. 

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 00:24 | 1479657 dogbreath
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how do you get the taste of the condoms out of your mouth

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 02:07 | 1479718 TBT or not TBT
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That's the nonylphenol ethoxylates on there. Fortunately, while they are lipophilic, and thus active in your mouth, they are aslo hydrophilic too, and can be washed off easily under running water or with a very wet towel...if your sex tactics can be arranged to accomodate.

Fri, 07/22/2011 - 00:38 | 1479661 Milestones
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Well said     Milestones

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:01 | 1479155 francis_sawyer
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How politically correct of you...

As well... I stand behind the right of INNOCENT victims to defend themselves...

As it so happens... I 'feel' that I am an INNOCENT VICTIM of:

- a banking cartel which robs me blindly in broad daylight every day (& laughs at me as they do)

- a complicit media conglomerate (largely run by sympathizers)

- greedy & corrupt politicians who are paid to facilitate


I'll expect MY OSCAR come next March...



Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:33 | 1479246 Cheesy Bastard
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Fluffers, while in the movie business, don't win oscars.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:05 | 1479172 HungrySeagull
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Schuld sein Freiheit

Debt is Freedom... I think.

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 20:25 | 1479225 Ahmeexnal
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Schuld macht frei.

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