German EFSF Vote Begins - Live TV Coverage

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Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:08 | 1721173 Mr.Sono
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default bitches

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 07:15 | 1721315 covert
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the sooner the better


Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:10 | 1721174 Edward Fiatski
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Round and round it goes, where it stops?! Nobody knows!

Place your (irrelevant) bets.

Per MW: "Markets await the German vote" LOL, if we're so certain, DAX should've been rallying, or it could be yet another shamanistic ceremony the market undertakes, before we move in either direction.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:09 | 1721175 doomandbloom
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Trust Us- We know what we are doing


Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:11 | 1721177 Gandalf6900
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we are soooooooo screwed

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:11 | 1721178 eigenvalue
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Why don't they use an electronic button system? Then we could know the result immediately.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:12 | 1721181 doomandbloom
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At some point in the future, we will not need a govt like we have we could all vote on each legislation.

Referendum on everything.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:15 | 1721183 Gandalf6900
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yes we can vote from wherever we are with our very own RFID chips planted under our skin...mmmh!!!

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:17 | 1721188 eigenvalue
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Brilliant idea. Since we have the internet, that will be possible in the near future.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:21 | 1721198 stacking12321
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brilliant idea.

because each citizen will have read and understood each piece of legislation, and thus be  fully capable of reaching a rational decision.

there's no chance at all they will just skim the title and say, oh, "PATRIOT ACT", that sounds nice, let me vote yes for that one.

at least in our currect system, legislators have lobbyists to explain the bill to them, and then make rational decisions as to whose bribe to accept.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:14 | 1721182 Edward Fiatski
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Because it's a farce. When you pay for a circus ticket, you want it to go on for as long as possible, provided the entertainment is great.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:12 | 1721180 zhandax
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So Bertwinkie announces the next free handout minutes before this farce begins?  Gee, wonder how this movie ends?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:16 | 1721186 Shylockracy
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523 votes for slavery. Alea iactea est.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:20 | 1721194 alpha60
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and the other shoe, and so it begins and all that other weak tripe that is supposed to give weight to a situation that was clear before it began. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:22 | 1721199 Shylockracy
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Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:17 | 1721187 GoldbugVariation
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Approx 425 votes in favour and 85 against, according to BBC.  Response of markets seems ... muted.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:20 | 1721195 Edward Fiatski
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Via RSQWK - "523 German MPs back more powers from EFSF, 85 against, 3 abstentions according to parliamentary sources"

Rather unclimatic response in the EUR, thanks for the two hanging men on the hourly chart.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:18 | 1721190 misterc
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We need to get the guillotine (retired in 1945) back to Germany for these crony bastards.
Basically we are the point where the average German starts to despise members of parliament. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:51 | 1721259 PY-129-20
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Thu, 09/29/2011 - 07:40 | 1721351 Léonard
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Kick the Anglo-Americans out of the country first. 60 years of occupation is enough now.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:19 | 1721192 GoldbugVariation
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This is weird, BBC coverage has gone off air, and Financial Times says it will take another hour to count the votes?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:19 | 1721193 equity_momo
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Politicians are the same the World over. Fuck ups.

This was never in doubt.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:21 | 1721197 Jayda1850
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All the strong rhetoric coming out of Germany before this vote have once again been proven to be nothing more than hollow chest pounding, as they sell their citizens down the road. Good luck carrying the dead carcass of the eurozone on the german people's back, their kids and grandkids will hopefully have the balls to revolt and end this entire corrupt system.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:26 | 1721207 Edward Fiatski
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War reparations must. be. payed.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:28 | 1721219 equity_momo
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Theres gonna be another war before they get done paying the last one off.  Right now somewhere a strong man is being groomed just for that purpose and the sheeple who just got butt-fucked will follow him into more butt-fucking. History repeats and repeats and repeats.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 06:44 | 1721248 Zer0henge
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