• Sprott Money
    05/06/2016 - 06:03
    The US, in its own decline, is showing this same self-destructive tendency. The worse things get, the greater the inclination of the citizenry to say, “Carry on, everything’s fine.”

Same Time, Same Channel, Same Protest: Live Feed From Downtown Athens

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Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:30 | 1322883 Cassandra Syndrome
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Pots and Pans Bitchez

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:59 | 1322970 Fukushima Sam
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And in the US, dancing at the Jefferson Memorial results in a violent take-down by the pigs...


Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:09 | 1322998 Duuude
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Thomas Jefferson...


"The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first."


And we are now cursed with Pygmies.


Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:12 | 1323008 cosmictrainwreck
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if, by those of minor stature, you mean our "leaders" <cue riotus laughter> I couldn't agree more

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 19:43 | 1323457 downwiththebanks
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"Now, pardon me while I go rape my slaves."

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:47 | 1323067 Tater Salad
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I would have done the same, Code Pink needs to go down in flames, leftist tards galore!

Good thing I wasn't the pig, wouldn't have been so cival.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 18:10 | 1323225 FEDbuster
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Tater just wants to kick some anti-war, ex-marine, libertarian, freedom lovers ass.  If you let a bunch of people dance at the Jefferson Memorial, the whole structure of the American "Patriot Act, TSA, CIA, NSA, Homeland Security" way of life is at risk. 

"This ain't no party. This ain't no disco. This ain't no fooling around!" 

Life During Wartime, Talking Heads



Mon, 05/30/2011 - 17:57 | 1323234 Gordon Freeman
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Mon, 05/30/2011 - 16:21 | 1323122 Hugh G Rection
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More appropriate today than ever before.



Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:27 | 1322884 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Boring. Wake me up when there is a similar gathering in a U.S. city...

of course, i jest, more chance of seeing jesus christ bowling in Texas.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:29 | 1322893 agent default
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Apparently things aren't as bad in the US yet.  But just be a little more patient.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:24 | 1323029 bonddude
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Might not be too long. Feds are getting traction on a major bank fraud story. It includes the 

collapse of IndyMac and several other banks. In one case, a man and his related LLCs were

responsible for fleecing not only stupid bank underwriters but complicit, dirty bankers who didn't

care about credit quality and lied their asses of and then covered up (Sonoma Valley Bank).

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat nails them again. THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING !

With this single entity and his straw borrowers and buyers, he defrauded 15 banks and at least

Half a Billion Dollars.



Mon, 05/30/2011 - 16:08 | 1323099 topcallingtroll
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I hope you are right.

Several thousand need to go to prison, even though hundreds of thousands were complicit in fraud. A RICO case does not require that conspirators talk to each other, merely that they implicitly cooperate in illegal behavior.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:31 | 1322897 IdioTsincracY
Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:58 | 1322976 I think I need ...
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u guys are a riot.....wake me up for gold revaluation

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 17:59 | 1323238 Ag1761
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I can't believe you found that!! Killed me on the spot...

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 18:24 | 1323291 FEDbuster
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My favorite "Jesus" bowling clip:


"Nobody fucks with the Jesus"



Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:43 | 1322920 in4mayshun
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US citizens will eventually protest....when they're being rounded up to be put in fusion family welfare centers (AKA FEMA Camps) for being homeless and a "nuisance to society."

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:59 | 1322967 serotonindumptruck
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Yep. All those residents of the sprawling tent cities which are appearing across the US landscape will be the easiest to corral into the resettlement (FEMA) camps.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 16:05 | 1323093 topcallingtroll
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Homelessness is not allowed where I live.

It is against the law.

Parts of my state never really concern themselves with the supreme court or even know what it is.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:55 | 1322954 dracos_ghost
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You missed it.


You probably had to know sign language.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:03 | 1322981 silvertrain
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Like a fine Wine, it will be worth the wait...

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:29 | 1322891 Tiresias
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The first country to form the republic form of government will likely be the first to be forcibly removed from it due to "austerity" measures. Ahh, the irony.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:36 | 1322900 praxis
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Its amazing!  I've been watching for @ an hour.  The vibe is intense...they're tyring to rally and attempt a putch on the barricades...

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:36 | 1322911 HamyWanger
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More drama. Nobody will revolt. 

The majority of Greeks totally support the bailouts. 

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:45 | 1322924 IdioTsincracY
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Of course you base that on your direct knowledge of their masochistic tendencies and sheer love of austerity measures.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:44 | 1322931 Lucius_Junius_Brutus
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Do you believe everything you say? Or are you sarcasamly challenged?

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:04 | 1322990 cosmictrainwreck
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you da man, Hamy (I junked ya too, just for fun)

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:15 | 1323016 Number 156
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More drama. Nobody will revolt. 

The majority of Greeks totally support the bailouts.

..He's right you know. The pol's know how to manipulate a gullible populace, at least to the point where the balance of force is in their favor.


Mon, 05/30/2011 - 16:01 | 1323085 topcallingtroll
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Yes of course.

The greek people will continue to support the euro until they don't.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 17:00 | 1323159 Bob
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Hilarious, Hamy!

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:46 | 1322928 Oh regional Indian
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The Revolution will be TELEVIZED........

Trivialized, marginalized, euthanized, reprised.......



Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:51 | 1322945 agent default
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The people in those countries are no longer willing to listen to anyone any more.  Not politicians not the media, nothing.  It's just that those in power are so damn stupid,living in a little world of their own, that they don't realize the potential of the situation and how downright dangerous and out of hand it can get.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:54 | 1322950 Seasmoke
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i think they know

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:08 | 1322997 Lord Welligton
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But they're to busy going to important meetings to have the time to understand.

And then there's all the expenses they collect while going to the meetings.

All the four/five star hotels they get to stay in.

All the expensive food.

They're doing it for the good of the people.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:51 | 1322944 Number 156
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Here is another angle:


http://www.grandebretagneview.com/   (select 'Parliment Cam')



Get the Jiffy Pop Ready.




Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:54 | 1322952 Doly
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Posted some details about what's going on in Spain here:


Not reposting on ZH because it's a bit bitchy with long comments.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:52 | 1322956 Lord Welligton
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Reminds me of the Icelandic protests.

And then like now I haven't a clue what they are saying.

I don't think the Greek people will stand for the wholesale asset stripping of their country.

I think they will have a revolutionary idea.

"Balance the budget now"

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:04 | 1322991 agent default
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I think it's more along the lines of burning down the parliament and lynching a few politicians.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:58 | 1322965 Lord Welligton
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Did I just hear "Riot Dog"?

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 14:55 | 1322966 BlackholeDivestment
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58? Oh I get it, corruption and the delusion of socialists requires all the world to be taxed ...and you die at work, while your kids remain unemployed. Whoopeee... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vyk8oq48Oe4&feature=related

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 19:40 | 1323451 downwiththebanks
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To blame non-existent socialism for the failure of CAPITALISM to provide jobs, income or opportunity for the people of the world is a really impressive feat of sophistry.

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 02:08 | 1324582 StychoKiller
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You have the right to protect your own life, liberty, and justly acquired property from the forceful aggression of others.  So you may rightfully ask others to help protect you.  But you do NOT have a right to initiate force against the life, liberty, or property of others.  Thus, you have NO right to designate some person to initiate force against others on your behalf.

You cannot give Govt. Officials any rights that you do not have yourself.

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 04:22 | 1324652 downwiththebanks
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The political justification used by Enlightenment thinkers that 'private property' - which they more or less invented out of thin air - was sacrosanct at the same time as they're stealing América and capturing Africans for the 'free market' is one of the best examples of self-serving hypocrisy provided to us by history.

For raw, hard-core hypocrisy nothing is better than Capitalism, baby.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 20:13 | 1323508 Lord Welligton
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You were educated in "Merica"?

Did they fail to explain to you that in Merica "socialism" is for the rich?

Everyone else is slave.

What were your history lessons like in Merica?

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:15 | 1323004 Negro Primero
Mon, 05/30/2011 - 15:21 | 1323021 Lord Welligton
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The very same.

What a character.

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 17:16 | 1323177 JW n FL
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Love the Dog!


Hate the Pigs!


Remove the Pigs! Banker Owned Puppet Patrol! is a Threat to Freedom! Everywhere!!


Give the Dog Treats!


Corporations Own the Lobby!

The Lobby Owns the Government!

Law Enforcement works for the Duly Elected Lobby Whores!

"We the People" are Screwed!

Mon, 05/30/2011 - 19:41 | 1323453 Lord Welligton
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"We the People" are Screwed!

Up Guards and at them again

The "people" may be screwed.

Your are not.

You are "Citizen".

People are people (populous).

Citizen is Citizen. (a willing part of others)

Up and at'im.


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