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by Anthis
July 10th, 2015, 4:02 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ExSanQuoteOriginally posted by: tagomaThe Greek reform proposalsIt is interesting reading as it gives rough idea on how Greece works (or doesn't work) now.is it true that the last hard working greek was Plato?No. There are also contemporary Greeks, like Baroufakis. Last...
by Anthis
July 6th, 2015, 6:53 pm
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Topic: grexit
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grexit

By the way, the Yanis you admire is unemployed today. Nevertheless, its rather unlikely he will queue at the job centers, together with the unemployed guys he made with his actions.
by Anthis
July 6th, 2015, 6:44 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdna It's perfectly human to be married to say a religious Middle Eastern woman and wish you were married to a tall, tanned, green eyed Scandinavian blonde with a taste for perverted sex. What's worse is that it became a base working assumption in the land of Eurocrat...
by Anthis
July 5th, 2015, 10:42 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunOne possible outcome is a dual currency country, people get their pension and buy groceries in local currency but have a mortgage in euros.In such a case nobody would want to be paid in local currency and nobody would like to hold this currency. Soon it will worth...
by Anthis
July 5th, 2015, 10:38 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarTwo things I am thinking about:1) The very quick decision on the part of the Greek court (Council of State - highest admin court) that the referendum was legal, when many knowledgable people have stated that referenda on fiscal matters are not. There was barely...
by Anthis
July 5th, 2015, 7:52 pm
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Topic: grexit
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QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelBut it would be better for the Greeks if they were more like the Dutch...Having lived in Holland for some time, I concure by 80%. Of course voters of No would call me names and shoot me threats for this... but who gives a shag?
by Anthis
July 5th, 2015, 7:49 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: AlanQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunLooks likes no. 25% counted and 60% is no.Brill to Tsipras: You're either incredibly smart or incredibly stupid.I would choose B. He is just a wanker, without ethics and sense of what is going on. No connection with reality, no inter...
by Anthis
July 4th, 2015, 7:01 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>Let me reply bottom-up.QuoteP.S. As far as saying "no capital control" up to the point of its introduction, it's strange you mention this as some kind of crime or abnormality. Do you know of a single precedent when some leader or minister who subsequently introduced capital control said beforehan...
by Anthis
July 4th, 2015, 2:59 pm
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdnaQuote baroufa means nonsense in GreekI heard Yanis speak a number of times for long times -- i heard not a word of nonsense, i saw an extremely smart and honest person. In spite of being diametrically opposite to me politically, Varoufakis without a doubt is the s...
by Anthis
July 4th, 2015, 12:31 pm
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Topic: Creative Thinking on Greece
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Creative Thinking on Greece

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976The issue is not so much about youth unemployment. It has more to do with the youth lacking the skills which are in demand. You have to recognize that Greek citizens have the right to work anywhere in Europe. The skills which are in short supply are compute...
by Anthis
July 4th, 2015, 11:00 am
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteThe Dutch also perform duties all over the world with Nato allies; and they will purchase JSF fighter planes (which is overkill..)Same for Greeks. Currently, there is a unit of engineers in Afghanistan and some ships patroling outside Somalia waters. On the other hand, since Holland borders ...
by Anthis
July 4th, 2015, 7:30 am
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Topic: grexit
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<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnDisclaimer: I suppose economists and/or politicians will understand ...QuoteSince the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Greece has spent an estimated 216bn on armaments The Nato Review of Greece To put things into perspective, the Netherlands spend 8bn per year...
by Anthis
July 3rd, 2015, 7:26 pm
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Topic: Creative Thinking on Greece
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Creative Thinking on Greece

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnThey were voted in by the electorate and now you want to try them for treason.Demagogues promising everything to everyone just to earn few votes, essentially seizing power by stealing votes and deceiving the electorate, capitalizing on crisis dont worth any re...
by Anthis
July 3rd, 2015, 6:02 pm
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Topic: Creative Thinking on Greece
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Creative Thinking on Greece

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976One can only hope that the other European countries are closely watching the events unfolding in Greece. Italy will be next Then Spain and sadly, Portugal. These economic collapses will be hundred times more devastating than the Greek tragedy. There will be...
by Anthis
July 3rd, 2015, 5:40 pm
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Topic: Creative Thinking on Greece
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Creative Thinking on Greece

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnGreece crisis live: country to run out of essential food and medicine within days and banks down to last ?500mThe Greek Government should be thrown in jail for their childish dithering on this issue. Whether Greece choose...