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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:23 | 1841593 Careless Whisper
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The Careless Whisper (Way Ahead Of The Curve) Morning Report - You Will See Some Of These Stories On Drudge Tomorrow

 

Occupy Seattle Surrounds Jamie Dimon; Dimon Openly Admits "They're Right"

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2011/11/occupy-seattle-chase-d...

Occupy Portland Prepares For Jamie Dimon Speech Today

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=285132421520161

"An Educated Consumer Is Our Best Customer"; Syms Files For Bankruptcy

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/money/discount-retailers-syms-filene-s-b...

Superman Vs The 1%; Make Luther Pay!

http://www.bleedingcool.com/wp-content/uploads//2011/11/superman_dc_ad.jpg

Google Street View Goes Inside; New Voluntary Program

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15493333

Trending Big Time: Middle Class Parents Sending Kids To Community College

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/two-year-colleges-draw-mor...

VIDEO: In His Own Words; RNC Releases New Commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MJj4lDmxUw

Red Cross Workers On Strike Over Health Care

http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Red-Cross-workers-on-strike...

Mayo Clinic Discovers Way To Delay Aging Process

http://www.mayoclinic.org/news2011-rst/6522.html

Bill Gates, Sarkozy, Merkel, Push Financial Transacations Tax To Promote New World Order; Advertised As "Robin Hood Tax"

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503543_162-57317437-503543/bill-gates-to-tou...

Big Sis Slapped With Subpoena

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2011/11/03/house-subcommittee-...

iPhone Left At Burglary Scene;  Stockton Police: "We Thank Him For Assisting Our Investigation"

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111103/A_NEWS/1110...

Florida Governor's Solantic Corp Moves Headquarters Out Of Florida; Tennessee Is Better

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/gov-scott-laments-the-departure-...

Detroit Mayor: Out Of Cash By February

http://www.detnews.com/article/20111103/METRO/111030377/Bing--Detroit-co...

Dash Cam VIDEO: Florida Highway Patrol Cop Arrests Miami Cop After 120 MPH Chase; Gun Drawn; Causing War Between Cops

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/florida/mh-troopergate-20111102,0...

SEMA Trade Show: Ford Sells New Body Shell For 1965 Mustang Convertible

http://www.detnews.com/article/20111103/AUTO01/111030367/1148/Trade-show...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:25 | 1841602 Perma Bull
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The printing has only just begun. I'm looking at ES 50,000, Gold 100,000 by NEXT YEAR if this continues. QE to INFINITY. BUY BUY BUY.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:33 | 1841661 rosex229
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good thing murdoch had to drop his bid for skynews. who knows what kind of propoganda we'd be hearing from this station under newscorps control

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:58 | 1841782 TruthInSunshine
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G-Pap reortedly told his security detail:

I was all prepared to submit the referendum to the people for their vote, and then this dark figure was waiting for me in my home last night, and simply said, "Oh no you diii-in't," before leaving a dead fish wrapped in yesterday's edition of The Telegraph, before fleeing silently into the night.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841673 dwdollar
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Anyone who trades this shit without knowing the inside info deserves to lose every cent.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:48 | 1841753 James-Morrison
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The Solution to the Greek Debt problem.

/* Trade your way out of debt. */

while( debt > 0 ) {

short_market();

referendum = ON;

reverse_position();

referendum = OFF;

}

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:38 | 1841997 Zero Debt
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To avoid the program doesn't get terminated:

// while( debt > 0 ) {
while (debt > 0 && confidence > 0) {

Also an idea is to prepare the escape pod with the gold stash on a separate thread.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:47 | 1842038 flacon
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while ( politicians.size > 0 || bankers.size > 0 ) {

apmex.getSilver();

}

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:25 | 1841608 Schmuck Raker
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"You Will See Some Of These Stories On Drudge Tomorrow"

Wanna bet?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:36 | 1841679 Careless Whisper
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It's happened many times before. So let's see. Here's Drudge now:

http://www.drudgereport.com/

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 21:51 | 1843733 Schmuck Raker
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You lose again. It's NEVER happened before.

We're not ALL watching Drudge.

Not everyone is into 'worship'.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:25 | 1841609 CrashisOptimistic
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Stop pimping on someone else's traffic.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:29 | 1841630 Spastica Rex
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He's meta-blogging.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:41 | 1841702 Careless Whisper
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None of those clicks direct you to any of my ho's.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:50 | 1841759 Chief KnocAHoma
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Well one thing is for sure. The Greek Ho's are about get skinnier. See the positive in every sittuation.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:47 | 1841738 Barnaby
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Matt Drudge be his bottom bitch, do you know what I am saying?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:54 | 1841788 Careless Whisper
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I love Drudge but he's getting too cautious.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:02 | 1841825 Barnaby
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Yeah, well, when you put your real name out there, prudence is advised.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:52 | 1841766 wang (not verified)
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Crashis, great having a thread monitor, does it come with a special badge and cap?

 

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTCpZxJ3rqhTQP0s8WyKfXV-UN3Z5QKP...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:31 | 1841650 SteveGennisonBa...
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I happen to like this daily report.  Keep it coming.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:32 | 1841657 SheepDog-One
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I like his report too.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:41 | 1841706 Careless Whisper
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ty both

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:46 | 1841736 tickhound
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I like it, it's growing on me... just don't get cocky.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:51 | 1841768 Bring the Gold
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This, and also I'm floored you haven't brought us this most critical Careless Whisper report:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaoLU6zKaws

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:56 | 1841803 Careless Whisper
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too funny. i got better abs but can't play the sax.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:54 | 1842870 Tsunami Wave
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I like your reports too.. try and become a contributor and maybe post them that way

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:55 | 1841793 Cursive
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@tickhound

I think it was about a year ago when you explained to me how to comment from an iphone. YMMV, as you can see below. Still, thanks for the tip.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:00 | 1841813 tickhound
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LOL, I remember.  There's an addendum somewhere....

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:07 | 1841838 Careless Whisper
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@ tickhound

indeed. i'm usually not like that (cocky), it's just that i'm trying to get people to snap out of their trance. i think i posted 3 important stories out of the 16; 1) bill gates financial transaction tax 2) google goes inside  3) mayo clinic delays aging process

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:19 | 1841915 tickhound
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You had me at "They're right" - Dimon

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:50 | 1841760 Cursive
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@Careless Whisper

I think this should be a regular contributor. I really enjoy it. Maybe you could contact TD?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:57 | 1841807 Careless Whisper
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ty but i'm too dysfunctional for that.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:00 | 1841816 NotApplicable
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Agreed

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:00 | 1841817 Absinthe Minded
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Besides I don't know if he's up for going shirtless and waving samurai swords.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:51 | 1841761 Cursive
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Iphone issues

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:52 | 1841762 Cursive
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Gotta love the iphone.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:56 | 1841796 Barnaby
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At least you had enough juice to reply.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:56 | 1841798 tickhound
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3xIphone?  Be careful trading ;)

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:34 | 1841808 GoinFawr
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Except for the gratuitous GOP pump, I enjoyed it too CW.  Especially the curiously (I can only imagine) incidental link that caught my eye at the bottom of the LATimes article titled:

Ricin: Is it the perfect way to kill?

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:13 | 1841810 GoinFawr
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I heard me the first time.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:01 | 1841820 Cursive
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@ Careless Whisper

Damn! They got Feline's Basement! Been there and they had some deals. Still got the sportscoat I bought there. Oh well, I guess these prices will be coming to a department store near you, soon.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:08 | 1841836 Cursive
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I'm operating in iphone echo mode today.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:12 | 1841878 BillyBoy22
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I like this as well, it reminds me of the old Peak Oil daily news roundup.  I hope tyler gives him a miniblog.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:24 | 1841597 Racer
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IF this is true, the Greeks should strike immediately and not do another bit of work until they get a referendum!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:28 | 1841628 SheepDog-One
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'No referendum' means what....roll-back to last Wednesday conditions with Greece collapsing any minute...plus now the people are REALLY pissed!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:31 | 1841646 Spastica Rex
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Harvey Korman: Sire, it is said that the Greeks are revolting!

Mel Brooks: You said it: they stink on ice!

It's good to be the king.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:41 | 1841703 optimator
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Balls cried the queen.

It takes twelve inches to be a ruler around here.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:56 | 1841802 Loose Caboose
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"Balls!" cried the queen.  "If I had 'em, I'd be king."

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:31 | 1841652 CrashisOptimistic
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No, it means roll back to watching the vigilantes go after Italy.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:35 | 1841676 Ancona
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What a gutless fucking pussy. Fuck the people, right? It's none of their goddamn business what kind of slavery I sign them up for. Does no one over there have a set of balls anymore, or are they all a bunch of EUnuchs?

I wonder how long before the military decides to take this government down?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:38 | 1842000 Abitdodgie
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You could say the same about America.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:30 | 1841645 Chief KnocAHoma
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If I were to strike can I show up in chinos, a polo and flip flops, or do I have to look like greasy scum?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:47 | 1841722 Bring the Gold
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No its greasy scum only. You see they have to hide the OUTRAGEOUS sums of money they get. At least according to morons like you who lay this whole episode at their feet.

It's like blaming a homeless street kid on heroin rather than the drug king pin who pushed the product at his school. Give away a free lunch and people will show up, period. The VAST majority of the responsibility lies with the pusher (banks and politicians) a little sick of this shitty blame the victim mentality fucks like you have. Not only are these people now getting ROYALLY FUCKED with long term debt slavery, they are also losing their sovereignty.

By the way asshole if you think the bankers and politicians don't have the same thing planned for the US you are a fucking moron. Keep blaming the little people until one day you wake up in some greek sandals and say "someone speak up for me! I'm being held accountable for the corrupt actions of politicians in a corrupt process! The bankers were controlling the whole thing, why will no one speak up for me!"

First they came for the Greeks. But assholes like me said nothing cause I ain't greek and I'm a snobby fuck.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:59 | 1841800 Chief KnocAHoma
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This where you are wrong BLOW HOLE! I rely on no one. No government, no politician... because they are all self serving ass wipes, and anyone stupid enough to believe any promise made by any politician in any period of time gets what they deserve!

LBJ could not deliver the Great Society, Bush can not protect us from the boogey man, and Obama can not find his way out of a wet paper sack.

RELY ON YOURSELF!!!! YOU ARE NOT WARDS OF THE STATE!!!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:26 | 1841942 Bring the Gold
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Rely on your self all you want. You think some self-reliant Greek who did everything right is somehow going to be given a pass on loss of sovereignty because they were a rugged individualist? Fuck no, the law will come down hard on ALL equally. Again, this is why the majority of the blame lies on the politicians and their bankster overlords.

You can be without sin, and the bankers will throw the first stone, likely of a depleted ranium shell sort from a tank. Ideologues like yourself can't see the writing on the wall. Either we globally stand up against the globalist tyranny or we will fall one by one.

Blaming the average greek, who by the way doesn't exist as they are a nation of millions, is stupid and myopic. It also shows that your ideology is flawed. You can be the most rigorous individualist whoever lived, and it won't save you from the massive crushing power of the state/banks UNLESS you network with others who believe in liberty and resist it (peacefully). Blaming the greek people for this travesty is the worst sort of apologism for the bankers, it plays right into their hands.

I'm just sick of smug assholes like you who think they are somehow impervious to the globalist plan because they are sitting on a stack of PM's and ammunition. I'm a PM bug because I see the writing on the wall, but I'm not such a fool as to blame my fellow common folk for the lies and extortion of the banker/politician entities and the yoke of slavery being put around their neck REGARDLESS of their personal individual actions. Keep on blaming the victim, but then don't cry when it's your turn to be bent over the barrel ALONE.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:40 | 1842004 Chief KnocAHoma
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The one issue we agree on is that the banking parasites must go. Where we differ is on methodology.

I prefer to withdraw assetts from the system and not play their game. If enough of us do that they will fold. This method will only bring down martial law, which is what the bankers want anyway.

They want the population begging to be protected. They want you scared. Fuck them... with draw from their game and they can no longer use your money to make fucked up bets, then send you a statement showing your losses, and a tax bill to cover their losses.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:53 | 1842068 Bring the Gold
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I'm doing all those things and guess what...SO ARE THE GREEKS EN MASSE! Hence the runs on banks and the sky rocketing black market value of PM's.

Take off the ideologue glasses man! We are all in this together, quit falling into the "Divide et impera" trap. They want us to blame the greeks for taking on onerous welfare state debt. Yet, just as I explained to I-dog below, that is akin to blaming ALL americans for Obama's debt, Bush and Obama's wars, the Patriot Act, the decisions of the FED etc. etc. It's just ridiculous. It's fraud, presented as one thing, when it was always meant to steal sovereignty and liberty. As long as we continue to be divided from our natural allies against the banker/political nexus, we will continue to fall one by one.

United we stand, divided we fall. This is Founding Fathers stuff.

Sorry I was such a prick to begin with. That's my mistake and I apologize for being an egregious asshole. My anger is at the banker/politico nexus, not you I just get angry when I see folks fall for their propaganda. I misdirected my anger and for that I am sorry. I was wrong there and I'm man enough to admit it.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:14 | 1842186 Chief KnocAHoma
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Dude,

I get called worse than that on a daily basis. No need to apologize.

Now go storm that fucking castle and save the virgins for me.

 

I am The Chief

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:36 | 1841981 i-dog
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On the planet I come from, we used to have these really cool concepts called:

  • Personal Responsibility
  • Caveat Emptor (Let the buyer beware)
  • Teaching our children principles
  • Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me
  • Punishing failure
  • Rewarding success

Maybe we could try one or two of them here on Earth, too!?! ... only if you're not too busy managing other people's lives for them, of course.....

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:47 | 1842033 Bring the Gold
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Right and the bankers and politicians who create, manage and implement this debt system to usurp sovereignty have equal blame to an average greek citizen? Give me a break. Should the greeks have resisted the degree of benefits given? Of course. Did they understand the long term consequences of accepting those benefits? Obviously not, much of it was unknowable until the very recent past. Just because you are extremely educated and understand the dangers of debt and the welfare state, does not mean everyone does.

I'm all for personal responsibility, but in a HIGHLY questionable system with very opaque rules, where decisions are made behind closed doors this comes into question. Your list of values would make sense in a honorable republic with free information, fair elections etc. etc. However, in the REAL world, deals are made in a way that is unknown to the average person, it seems preposterous to blame the average person for the decisions of the elite. Especially when those decisions were quite obviously a Honey Pot trap.

I don't disagree with ANY of those things you listed, however it's amazing to me the degree to which informed ZHers will go on to blame the victim.

I might as well blame you for the Patriot Act because YOU didn't stop it from happening. Where's your personal responsibility in that? I guess YOU are the reason YOU are being surveilled left and right, in fact I will lay all the blame for the Trillions in debt, the wars, the repeal of most of the bill of rights at your feet. Oh what you don't like that? It wasn't your fault?

Then quit blaming the greeks for the same damn thing, unaccountable politicians following marching orders from the international banks. Some folks on this forum let ideology blind them to the big picture. I thought you saw more clearly than that I-dog.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:12 | 1842042 GoinFawr
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The "Let the buyer beware" and "Fool me once, etc." platitudes are kinda redundant. And not valid when directed at the victims of fraud.

The mark in a grift is not the perp, no matter how stupid you try to make them feel for being taken in the first place.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:31 | 1842215 i-dog
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@ both of you:

  • Your laws have not stopped the fraud ...
  • Your regulations have not stopped the fraud ...
  • Your regulators have not stopped the fraud ...

The fraud has simply INCREASED under the weight of all your expanding government and precious regulations!!!

Education - by parents and of peers - in personal responsibilty is a far more effective counter to fraud than any corrupt system of government. As Reagan once said: "Trust, but verify".

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:29 | 1842312 GoinFawr
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"The fraud has simply INCREASED under the weight of all your expanding government and precious regulations!!!"

Erm, that's BS, and you should know it. The financial deregulation that started in the Reagan years brought the us to where it is now, rather than prevented it. I guess you've forgotten to carry through on the 'verify' portion of your latest banal remark, either that or you're complicit in your wilful ignorance.

 Your non sequitur basically runs: if we have no laws against fraud it wouldn't exist anymore, which is only true in the most ridiculous sense. It's  like saying that if we struck the letter 'M' from the English language there would be no more murder. Weeeeeeaaaaak

And, speaking entirely for myself, quit trying to stuff your blather into my mouth. Your understanding of my politics is woefully inadequate. eg. IMO, there should be a sliding scale for regulation: the bigger the company, the more bureaucratic hoops it would have to jump through , and the greater the civil oversight to which it would be subjected. Alternately, the smaller the company the simpler the rules and the paperwork.

Thanks, but we're already chin deep in your ideal "I'm all right so fuck all the rest" world, with its two classes of people: 'suckers' and 'winners'. Where for their own gain the sociopathic 'winners' who prize greed and ruthless self interest over decency malevolently prey unchecked on the best human qualities of the majority, the 'suckers'.  Nice place you've created.

OH AND FOR GOOD MEASURE, because you seem to think it enhances arguments: !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bold Bold Bold Bold

 

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:45 | 1841724 Barnaby
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To the people against whom you're "striking," chinos, a polo and stinky flip-flops is greasy scum!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:48 | 1841752 Dr. No
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Even with a referendum,, the outcome will be the same.  Fixing ballot boxes is as old as democracy herself.  Granted, its easer to do it behind closed doors with the Cabinet, but if the referendum is to happen, there will be the same outcome.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:57 | 1841805 The Big Ching-aso
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WTF.    G-Pap should just do this already......

"Silence, peasants!"

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:27 | 1841600 Socrate
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He also had to bring the army to protect him from his people's love :) Not sure though whether the army is on his side atm.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:25 | 1841603 NEOSERF
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Euro fatigue is now if full color...fuck all of them and let me know when I can pick up a 10 room villa on Mykonos for $30K....

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:35 | 1841672 ektor
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why waiting for greece when you can already have, for 30k$, an appartment in miami ?

http://www.blueonerealty.com/buy_a_home/search_properties/Florida/Miami/...

tons of choice

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:27 | 1841610 Chief KnocAHoma
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This entire episode just blows my mind. These people are so good at running restaurants and fixing shoes, but give them a few trillion in social spending and they act like a bunch of... oh never mind.

I am The Chief

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:27 | 1841619 CrashisOptimistic
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This is all domestic politics.  The opposition was going to join in supporting the referendum so that it could oust him.

The one thing this does show is Pap thinks the no confidence vote will be close.  If he loses, no austerity implementation legislation will be possible for months because it will take that long to form a new government.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:28 | 1841623 Dr. Engali
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One word : Pussy

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:49 | 1841754 bonderøven-farm ass
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or 'Carpet-Bagger'

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:28 | 1841625 stopcpdotcom
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Are they buggering people about deliberately to provoke some reaction?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:29 | 1841635 SheepDog-One
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Yea I think so, then they have an excuse to rush in with their 'drastic measures'.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841664 Shitters_Full
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It's Greece...Buggery is a PhD program at most universities.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:43 | 1841698 eatthebanksters
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G-Pap wants a better deal out of the EU for Greece.  His absolutely 'random' and unpredictable behaviour is totally fucking up the markets (how many traders are taking an ass pounding on trades because of him?)...I am sure he thinks Greece is toast with the cuurent deal on the table, so why not raise the stakes. He has the ability to affect the world market right now and he knows it. Give the kid some candy and he'll calm down...candy in this cse is 10% more on the haircuts.  Richard Pryor once said in on of his great jokes, Right then is when I took out my knife, because if motherfuckers were gonna get cut, I wasn't going to be the only one." Think about it, if you had your ass backed up into a corner by bunch of angry as hell people, what would you do to survive?   Anything that worked, right?!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:29 | 1841626 Boilermaker
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PSYCHE!!!!

HE WAS JUST FUCKIN' WITH US!

<CUE ASHTON KUTCHER>

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:30 | 1841640 SheepDog-One
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Que a couple million Greeks looking to remove some heads.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:10 | 1841863 Chief KnocAHoma
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Sheep,

If this does develop into a French Rev moment they should do it on pay per view. That might generate enough money to calm down the PIIGS.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:28 | 1841627 bdc63
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you think you've seen "riots" ... you ain't seen NOTHIN yet!

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:32 | 1841655 jtmo3
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Don't bet you life on it. Theywill bitch a little and there will be a few riots, but they will bah in the end. Just like most people, give them a choice between riots and losing all their benis or taking it in the ass and keeping some, they will cave. Bet your ass on it.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:29 | 1841632 vegas
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My first reaction is wondering how Merkozy et al got to him. Something somewhere made him change his mind, and it wasn't anything to do with the "public good". G-Pap, your skeletons have been seriously rattled.

 

 

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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:30 | 1841637 Segestan
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The Greeks have been left at the alter. Worthless politicians.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:30 | 1841638 hampsterwheel
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Someone needs to go back and record all this chaos from about 12 months ago until today - this seems to be the new playbook, so when the "crisis" comes to America we can be ready for these endless back and forth rumors (which I believe are timed so as to help the banks captialize with their electronic trading - the last rape before the lights are out) - if the nation is going to default we keep spreading lies to take advantage of the wild market swings so at least we can make some of our losses back - a out right default in the middle of the night is simply too harsh for banks to deal with - so the game is to extend and pretend so they can get theirs out and the dumb money in...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:30 | 1841643 Debtless
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Some world leader needs to be taken out in the street and beaten to a pulp by the people for this thing to really get started. Just sayin'.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:32 | 1841648 Comay Mierda
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G-Poop better find a good hiding spot

WE'RE GONNA SEE TANKS BITCHEZ

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841654 Racer
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Has the 'market' got rumour fatigue? Euro  not soaring on this!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:33 | 1841658 Piranhanoia
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Mr. PapSchmear,  the blood on the streets you ordered is flowing.   Your body doubles are all here in separate rooms waiting for orders.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841665 yogibear
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Merkozy must have threatened Greece with sezure by the debtors.  The threats are extreme when the banksters loose their lifestyle. The bankers want someone else to take their losses. Worked well in the US. Just pile on more debt for future generations.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841668 topcallingtroll
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You had to suspect something was up when the market bounced hard off its lows, then yesterday even rallied.

The market figured out early there would be no referendum.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841669 jtmo3
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It's all been a manuever. Predictable means were drying up. Can has been kicked once again. 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:37 | 1841684 SheepDog-One
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Can may have been kicked, 1 inch or so.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:20 | 1841914 topcallingtroll
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I will take every inch I can get.

Go long everything. Something has to move.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:47 | 1842044 aheady
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ewwwww

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:34 | 1841670 snoopy
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So, lets see. Merkozy lured Papandreou out of his lair, staged a coup within his party, brought the opposition to heel, and just to hedge switched out the Armed Forces chiefs with more 'reliable' officers. Nice work, nice work.

 

Snoopy

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:35 | 1841671 Odin
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They must be threatening his family at this point...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:37 | 1841682 Lexington Duffet
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Europe bent over backwards to give Papendreu a 50% write off.   Too many times the EU has let Greece off.  What are the chances Greece wiill take the 8 billion then reinstate the referendum?

 

By the way, the RW trolls on this board are getting tiresome.  They are usually the first 2-3 comments, one of them spouting the propaganda and the next couple agreeing.    

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:39 | 1841690 SheepDog-One
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What is an 'RW troll' praytell?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:46 | 1841734 the not so migh...
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Righteous whore troll

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:49 | 1841755 SheepDog-One
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Oh ok, got it.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:39 | 1842220 GoinFawr
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No LD, your mistake is seeing this situation as 'Europe bending over backwards' while 'Greece is trying to stick it to them'.

Europe is being bent over all right, forwards, though not by the Greek people but by the very group of swindlers and their paid for politicians that the Greek people are trying to stick it to by exerting their sovereignty.

Big difference there.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:37 | 1841683 tahoebumsmith
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I guess they really want to see what the Greek people have to say about the Global Syndicate taking over Greece... Instead of getting a peaceful referendum it looks like they may be in for the real thing. If anyone thinks Austerity will be accepted without a serious fight, think again. This thing will be completely out of hand by this time tommorow...Count on it

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:38 | 1841685 Bring the Gold
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I love the eurocrat tyranny. /sarc

This is the problem with centralization. Corrupt the top of the pyrmaid and all below it falls into darkness. Loss of sovereignty...for the loss.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:39 | 1841691 SheepDog-One
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Humans have not evolved 1 bit in thousands of years...same old shit.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:29 | 1842274 Cluelesscitizen
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Humans have DEvolved. Seriously, many ppl I know  now share the anthropomorphic view that animals have become better than humans. We have no brethren, they are the new wolves.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:40 | 1841695 YesWeKahn
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Where did he learn how to flip flop?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:40 | 1841699 Winston Smith 2009
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The opposition party, who are more interested in their own power and selling out Greeks by refusing to face reality by extending their deficit spending for a bit longer like a junkie addicted to meth who will sell anything for that next hit, was planning to support the referendum and use it to simply vote him out of office.  Pricks...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:40 | 1841700 apberusdisvet
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Can't have real democracy now, can we; the agenda remains; asset stripping by the Rothschilds' minions.  Aren't smoke and mirrors wonderful?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:41 | 1841704 riley martini
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 The fascist feared the thought of an uncontroled vote looks like they paid G-PAPS price.  This country USA needs referendums , it would be worth it just to see the fascist crooks sweat .

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:41 | 1841705 wawazat
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* G-PAP FINDS $50 BILLION UNDER THE PARTHENON, GREECE WILL NOW BACKSTOP PORTUGAL, IRELAND, AND SPAIN

* MERKEL OFFERS THE USE OF NASZI SS SOLDIERS TO HELP ITALY WITH TAX COLLECTIONS

* SARKOZY SELLS EIFEL TOWER, S & P AFFIRMS 'AAA' RATINGS

*SPAIN AND ITALY CREATE BAD BANK, CREATE 30-1 LEVERAGED SPV, COLLATERALIZED BY PREMIUMS FROM SELLING LEVERAGED CDO's, MOODY's UPGRADES BOTH, ON POSITIVE WATCH

 

 

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:41 | 1841707 Dr. Engali
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Where's robo and his  recommendations? The markets up today surely he can show us where to put our money after they have already moved.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:09 | 1841860 kengland
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YINN. The global macro picture has crossed the rubicon. Come hell or high water they will do EVERTHING in their power to keep it going. Since every hedge fund and their mother is short everything that is not nailed down, you can expect a move like last thurs to last for weeks and weeks to come.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:43 | 1841712 unionbroker
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where i live an unpopular tax measure was put before the people and the people voted it out in a referendum . it may have been a good or a bad decision but we were given the opportunity to vote. too bad in the home of democracy this will not happen....

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:43 | 1841714 YesWeKahn
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Take the phucking gun and fight, you coward!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:43 | 1841715 azzhatter
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Turns out GPap has a vagina

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:44 | 1841718 xcehn
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Off with his head!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:44 | 1841720 Cobb
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War.  Soon.  Someone will fight against the banksters.  I was hoping it would be the Greeks.  Maybe it will be the Romans.  What did they threaten him with?  What did they promise him?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:44 | 1841721 The trend is yo...
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someone had to of made a serious threat to make him do a 180 like this

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:47 | 1841739 xcehn
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He woke up to find a severed goat's head resting on his other pillow.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:54 | 1841770 Iriestx
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It's called having an ECB Black Ops team make you watch your wife and daughter be raped in front of you this morning.  I guarantee some horrible and violent went down for him and his family this morning.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:48 | 1841741 SheepDog-One
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The most disgusting part is US markets jump for joy at the Greek govt totaly bending over the Greek people, which tells you what we're in store for here next....anything for a buck, and I mean ANYTHING these people would all sell their mothers dentures for a buck.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:04 | 1841835 Cluelesscitizen
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SheepDog-One: can I grant you the favorite poster award? US is the world's most vicious vermin, granted. 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:58 | 1841745 GoinFawr
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Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos broke ranks with Mr. Papandreou and said Greece’s euro membership was a historic achievement and “cannot depend on a referendum”.

Goodness gracious no, We certainly can't take the risk that the plebs might opt out of an act of historic fraud committed in their names.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:18 | 1841764 Barnaby
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Sky News Live: ". . . it looks like Mr Papandreou won't be prime minister much longer." Parliament vote of confidence is next. G-Pap now says he has no intention of stepping down.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:52 | 1841769 BennyBoy
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No democracy for Greece.

Financial Elites Rule again!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:52 | 1841773 xcehn
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The only language the bankster thugs can translate is violence.  And they should get ready to translate.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:52 | 1841774 quacker
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Oh the way the West lamented the poor conditions of those enslaved folks in Eastern Europe back when the misery was the cause of the Soviets.

Oh yes, back then we wailed to the high heavens over how terrible those people had it. And if Greece had been in some pickle that had to do with the Soviets, the politicians would be yapping about helping poor Greece and saving it and doing everything possible to win their trust blah blah blah.

Oh yes, if the Military Industrial Complex had something to gain, the welfare of the Greeks would have been our utmost concern.

But now that it’s about bailing out Western banksters who made bad bets lending Greece money, now that it’s about that the people can rot in hell. Why now they shouldn’t even get a vote. Truth is our government really doesn’t care if the Greeks are all put in fucking internment camps just so long as the banksters are bailed out.

But if they had owed the Soviets money, why that money should be forgiven and Greece made a “special friend” and helping Greece would be top priority. But they can eat shit and die now, because they owe the banksters.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:03 | 1841830 Tsar Pointless
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That, ladies and germs, summarizes precisely how global fascism won.

By deceit.

Now, it's time for default.

Game. Set. Match. Global fascism.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:55 | 1841791 Life of Illusion
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Negotiating  tactic.

PM just slammed the door shut on opposition.

Up next, IMF, ESFS nails their ass with secured debt backed up with real assets.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:55 | 1841794 Seasmoke
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boy the Irish and Greek fighters of the past must be rolling in their graves watching the pussies of today roam their countries

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 11:56 | 1841799 Joe Sixpack
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The riots to increase exponentially.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:08 | 1841856 xcehn
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godspeed.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:02 | 1841823 YesWeKahn
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G-spot didn't say he is scrapping the referendum, he simply said that he asked two seniors leaders to talk to the opposition leader. If they all agree, there will be no need for a vote. This is even more uncertainty.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:04 | 1841834 DonutBoy
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Just like the stand for democracy at Thermopylae

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:06 | 1841841 xtop23
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How can these guys be this wishy washy? 

Europe has to be in MUCH deeper trouble than even we suspect for this kind of shit to be necessary.

I have a feeling we are extremely close to the punch line of an exhaustively long joke.

Put your seat in the upright and locked position and fasten your food tray were leaving the eye of the storm.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:07 | 1841844 jpapa
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Papadreou gives a speech now. He praises the aggreement of the last week and says that is much more that the sacrificies of the Greeks. Once again says bullshits...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:12 | 1841874 nathan1234
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GPap's GStrings came untied.

Merkel and Sarkozy got his ass.

The referundum is now history

If Greeks don't revolt and throw their Govt and the EU Bankers out- then they deserve to be Greeked.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:54 | 1842079 quacker
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And where the fuck is the US with a SINGLE WORD about democracy?

It's so important that we have this Arab Spring and the Arabs get to vote against their dictators, but voting no longer means a damned thing when it comes to Greece getting an auterity plan shoved down their throats to bail out French banksters?

Why is this not as much of a fundamental ascertion of democratic rights as anything else?

World markets greet the shutting down of democracy with Jubilation? And our government stands SILENT?

Where is Obama's youtube video to outreach to the Greek people? How did it just immediately become conventional wisdom that the people of a country actually voting on the terms of their own slavery is a BAD thing?

"Let Greece vote" should actually be an Obama rallying cry. Instead he silently goes along with the notion that these people voting is somehow a bad thing.

We are seeing the difference between reading about revolutions in the history books vs. watching how they play out in real time. In real time the power elites are given 1,000 chances to do what is right. And 1,000 out of 1,000 times they chose to defend their money and power instead. They have years and years in which to change course.

And when the people finally revolt they get called radicals. But aren't the leaders who are given 1,000 chances to do what is right and refuse each and every time, aren't THEY the radicals and the revolution merely a RESPONSE to their radicalism?

We are seeing in real time how the power elites. given 1,000 opportunities to change course, instead DEMAND absolutely DEMAND, INSIST, are absolutely hell bent on having the people rise up and kill them. 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:09 | 1842150 YesWeKahn
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Demacracy only applies to oil producing countries, bro.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:00 | 1842407 jomama
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someone wanted to live to see his next birthday.

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