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Uh-huh...and "Lehman was not Bear"
...and Michael Flatley is from Chicago.
Been there, seen it, bought the fuckin T shirt...
Been there, done that, still got the rash.
Seems like a good time to enjoy a blast from the past
How about "debt is debt, you mofos"
"America is Greece" - theres the one I'm looking for.
Actually....I believe G-Pap is going to wear a "Greece is not America" shirt to the bailout/austerity vote.
"No One Is Iceland"
...not iceland because they gave the FU to the EU...godblessem.
..the greeks said...ahem...FU to the EU as well.
they're not either, because the irish went back to work like good little debt slaves..
I'm StychoKiller and you're NOT!
life is not exponential?
Spain gonna be 10x worse for Euro-US banks
I have to disagree.. I say Spain will be a Million Times Worse and with all the cross monies.. it will drag everyone down.. longest monarchy my ass.
You are both wrong. Debt is now measured in the Trillions........
Because calculators have run out of room to calculate into the trillions of anything use this handy site to help you calculate trillions of anything.
There is a Game there that Banksters play.
Spain has a lot of Gold reserves, historic coins etc.. I am sure they will push Spain to the corner and will try to steal their gold.
'N in honor of History, let's let Central America have the first shot at it.
America is not Ireland,Greece, Portugal, or Spain...but we have a lot in common.
Debt is debt no matter what country or language.
but who will buy them and and what price?? lol
can i borrow some money from the fed/ecb to buy a shirt?? i hear that is 'stimulative'....
Fuckin A +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Ireland Is Not Greece but Trichet is a Turkey. lulz
I'm gonna have some shirts made that say:" I lived through the global economic recovery and all I got is this lousy t-shirt"
Nah - if you wore that they'd see some worth in it and find a way to seize it to bailout some bank somewhere ;-) And say it was a 'transitory ausetirity confidence measure' or some other made up senstence for thievery ;-)
Edit: "and all I have left"
Some more t-shirt ideas:
"TBTF banks got trillion$ and all I got is this lousy t-shirt."
"I am raising my debt ceiling"
"We are in a transitory soft patch of green shoots"
"My green shoots need some Miracle Grow"
"The Leprechauns stole the Pot of Gold"
Don't Greek me Bro!
many lolz my friend, thanks :), the gold gold one should have a picture of mister T. 'I pity the fool that don't own gold'.
I am surprised some gold dealer hasn't signed Mr. T up to hawk some bullion. Even an online outfit could get some attention with the "I Pity the Fool..." tag line.
Kiss Me I'm NOT Greek.
A turd is a turd is a turd.
"Ireland is not sober"..would sell better
"The drinking will continue until the recovery is complete"
Purchasing alcoholic beverages improves the economy, as long as you stay drunk.
Now that is the kind of creative thinking that will serve to get the world out of this mess. Promote this Noonan fellow.
That's an anagram of 'Ginbsuessniue'...you know...
Jokes are quite good this morning...I guess we get to be ON FIRE as we go over the cliff.
"Just when you thought you had seen it all.."
Every single day the central planners teach me to take that sentence out of my vocabulary.
Greek chicks are far hotter
THE BEST "GREEK CHICKEN" IN THE WORLD
He said "The Best" not "The Healthiest". Don't forget the Baklava.
Arrrrgh! Thanks, Long John!
thank god they are collecting money from the sale of the T - shirts ... for a moment i thought they were gone give them away ....
a wonderful idea to reduce the debt ... someone pls come up w/ some version to save the US ... pleading...pls...
how about a shirt that says "greece is transitory!"
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro"
Hunter S. Thompson
The EU is selling "Greece is not Greece" tees.
Nice. All your basis-points are belong to us!
the best part of fear and loathing is when he is walking through the bar and he says "so there i was... shit, there i am." When he had his cameo.
Did you see this just now on RAN Sqwuak: 06-23 09:37: ConAgra says 9% inflation in Q4 in consumer foods segment
He should print one that says ...
"Ireland is Not Anglo Irish Bank"
and tell Tri(pe)chet to take a hike.
the idiots turned Ireland into Anglo Irish Bank by their stupid bailout
Exactly the point oogs66.
Sure there was and is a budget deficit problem.
But to pile on all that bank bad debt, €75bn?, was insanity itself.
But that's what Trichet wanted.
Lord , sure but its a bit more complicated then that - perhaps 100,000 to 200,000 Irish people depend on the Euro transfer mechanisms to flow , they have grown up on the Euro Teat - they are simply not programmed to rebel.
They must keep the status quo if they are to peserve their wealth whatever the cost.
That and the previous sovergin banker class who feed off and multiplied this money scheme needed to keep the Euro dream alive despite the fact the Euro is a sov money killer.
Thats the one advantage of the Euro - it has crushed the local banking parasitical class although now the surplus is being exported to Continental Euro priests.
No matter what else happens to me today this story is going to be the highlight of my day.
"This Is Not Happening"
True, Ireland is not Greece...but neither is it Iceland (it ought to be though).
edit: answered my own question.
"Desperado....why don't you come to your senses.....
....you've been out printing t-shirts"
Somebody has to say it, so I will. "You just can't make this $#!+ up!"
Psy-op propaganda finance taken to the next level.
Yeah, made me wonder if "WIN" buttons are going to make a comeback here in the States. LOL
Ireland is not Greece Greece is not Ireland …. but they are BOTH in the EU !
Print money, not T-Shirts!
am waiting for "Spain is not Portugal" - T-Shirts...
.. with "The EU is for enriching only the bEUrocrats"
... I'd be a taker !
remember the "Kiss me, I'm Irish" shirts? they can have "Lend to me, I'm Irish" shirts
"Banksters Kiss My Irish Ass!"
I am not chumbawumba!
I will buy one and add a picture of each country's currency and the phrase "/sarc" at the bottom.
I can't believe nobody posted this before me, so I will be cliche.
"This is NOT Sparta!!!!"
How about "Kiss my ass, I'm a banker"
How about "I am a traitor who sold my country out to the international unelected banking elite -- and all I got was this lousy t-shirt!"
Do you think the font would be too small?
no but the writing would go all around the back, so we'd have to spin you round like a top if we wanted to read it...
Or, "Kiss my ass I'm a politician"
"Kiss my ass, I voted for Irish austerity & the bankers"
"Kiss my ass I'm the Irish Finance Minister"
Or for the Greeks,
"Kiss my ass I voted for G-Pap"
"Kiss my ass I'm voting for Greek austerity & the bankers"
There's a bunch of them.
This dude should be fucking pistol wipped and never allowed to speak in public again.
There's a 2nd T-shirt to come out: "Yet". Crisis-based exports.
Ireland is not Greece. We have potatoes; and we're not afraid to use them!
A potato is not an olive.
and neither is a spud!
This is a fabulous business opportunity!
With a total of 195 countries on the planet, the total number of "COUNTRY_A is not COUNTRY_B" t-shirts is 195*194 == 37830
No, wait! You can have two t-shirts for each country-pair, i.e. "A is not B" and "B is not A" ! And the printing language should be that of the first country listed...
So a total of 75,660 possible t-shirts !
I hereby place this idiotic^H^H^H^H^H exciting business concept in the public domain.
I'd buy it. Hell I could wear a clean T shirt everyday for the next 207.145 years.
Even Ireland should be clear of debt by then.
Now, what's that interest rate again...
a T-Shirt a week, that's all we ask
a T-Shirt a week, that's all we ask
when this is over that's probably all you can afford!
Actually Ireland exports are higher than Germany's on a per capita basis, it all depends on up to what point they are able to discipline the banking sector folly. If a great deal of those exports are potatoes or not, that I don't know.
I would wager the majority of Irish exports come from American (and other multi-national) companies with manufacturing facilities in Ireland, whereas German exports are predominantly from German companies.
Disclaimer: this is an anecdotal observation, and I have no hard facts to back it up.
Its so sad to see executives with such little power either through meek consent, cowardice or corruption.
Ireland appears to be the most banked country on the planet and given the Biblical Banker Plague that we are all experiencing that is quite something.
How banked a country is can be calculated quite easily - its the ratio of goverment to private debt , they own our skinny little ass now.
In the final analysis this Lapdog pseudo state deserves everything we are going to get.
50 years of cock sucking does not do much for ones self esteem I guess.
Stick "O'Bama was Here" on the back of them too
Is this a challenge? I know I have my Irish book of geography and table manners around here somewhere...
Please do William perhaps a picture of O"Bama in the "beast" when he got stuck going over that ramp..that would be hilarious!
seems like captions and photos for potatoes and gyros got reversed, unless that was intended. you never know.
LOL and spilled my morning whiskey!
Erin Go Bankrupt !
Erin Go Broke!
As the good irishman said, don't get too cocky now over there in the west with all your debts, your day in the sunshine is coming too for your your wankin fucking bankers!
"We're all in it together, kid." - Harry Tuttle
go bail out
"Ireland is not Greece,
and Greece is not bankrupt."
Therefore Ireland is bankrupt.
Irish domestic credit deposits could finance this state for years , however that would mean all assets dependent on Fractional credit would reduce to their true cash value.
This would mean the destruction of the remaining domestic banking sector who wish to hang on and expose the Euro dream as a Credit Monster.
We cannot have that can we.....................
. . . and Zorba was not a Greek!
Who are they trying to kid?
Clarke and Dawe ask the million dollar questions..
Actually this Tshirt is a message to the French.
"Get off our backs about the corporate income tax"
I would like to see a deal done on Corporate tax but not for a 1% interest reduction or some such nonsense.
The French & the rest of the continent can write off ALL OF THE CAPITAL in return for a deal but we would be unable to pay them back the capital if the French have their way - there simply would not be enough economic activity here to pay for such debt.
Turnip fields do not have a high return.
The French President is simply engaging in political and not economic games.
They need a shirt that says, "These aren't the PIGS you're looking for. We can go about our business. Move along."
'These aren't the debts you're looking for...'
these are not
you're bailing out
Noooooo! This is so wrong! I think they’re gonna print fiat T-shirts out of thin air! It’s just as nutz as Le Bron James peddling Grope juice (Gropeade???).
America is not the UK, which is not France, which is not Italy, which is not Spain, which is not Portugal, which is not Greece, which is not Ireland, which is not Iceland...
Man, you'd need a pretty big tee shirt to fit all that.
Or, How about:
Goldman Sachs is not JPMorgan, which is not Morgan Stanley, which is not Merril Lynch, which is not Lehmen Brothers, which is not Bear Stearns.
It's all about trying to pick out the best looking horse at the glue factory these days.
Mad Max- here we come. Better start sampling various dog food brands now to find the one that elicits the weakest gag reflex.
+1 on ya!
Ireland is owned by England!
Irish shit smells just as bad as Greek shit. When are these turd polishers going to fuck off.
1. “Spain is not Greece.”Elena Salgado, Spanish Finance minister, Feb. 2010
2. “Portugal is not Greece.” The Economist, 22nd April 2010.
3. “Ireland is not in ‘Greek Territory.’”Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan.
4. “Greece is not Ireland.”George Papaconstantinou, Greek Finance minister, 8th November, 2010.
5. “Spain is neither Ireland nor Portugal.”Elena Salgado, Spanish Finance minister, 16 November 2010.
6. “Neither Spain nor Portugal is Ireland.”Angel Gurria, Secretary-general OECD, 18th November, 2010”
All for one and one for all! Amerika is Israel!
Know thy enemy!
How come Greece owes $44,000 per person.. and they get too..
retire at 50(ish).. with 80% full benefits and always full medical..
in America we owe $45,000 a person and our retirement age is a decade later.. with no medical?
so, the lie is there.. for the sheep any time they would like to see it!
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