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July 14th, 2015, 7:08 am

Quoteunlike New Democracy and Pasok, Syriza is not a party with a solid uniform base and well founded history, Looking at the track record of NDem and Pasok, it can't be a bad thing.Greece needs more than just an economic turnaround IMHO. Nowadays in Italy, when you buy something you always get a receipt. By law. QuoteAccording to Italian law, not only must a shopkeeper issue a receipt but those buying goods must be able to produce it on demand.This draconian system was first introduced in 1983 by the then-Minister of Finance Bruno Visentini as a desperate measure to persuade Italy's 4 million or so shopkeepers - some of them regularly declaring incomes lower than their lowest-paid workers - to pay their share of taxes. The law sparked off a national shopkeepers' strike and a political crisis that nearly brought down the government. Did Greeks fail to pay 89.5% of taxes?
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July 14th, 2015, 1:35 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteunlike New Democracy and Pasok, Syriza is not a party with a solid uniform base and well founded history, Looking at the track record of NDem and Pasok, it can't be a bad thing.Greece needs more than just an economic turnaround IMHO. Nowadays in Italy, when you buy something you always get a receipt. By law. At critical times, a party must be able to stand as a coordinated wellformed unit, not as a dozen of components or individuals each with each own ageda. Syriza people are not trained like that.I ve been among the first here who claimed that the current crisis is primarily cultural. Economic and fiscal issues are just secondary aspects. The issue of receipts is important but it has to do with small businesses run solely by their owners. Many of them would have been unable to survive should all receipts were issued. In larger companies not issuing receipts means no control over business actually.
 
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July 16th, 2015, 12:35 pm

Looks like Draghi issued a public statement saying debt relief is necessary. Well, now ECB and IMF seem to admit gravitational force exists. Just a month ago only crazy idiot Varoufakis could have said that. Now it seems noone at either side of the table would express doubts about that -- only Sturmbannführer Schauble is still whizzing around in his wheelchair and barking "Nein". Him and my friend Anthis have undying optimism about Greek economy. 20 billion euro of payments in one year? That's no significant repayments, Greece can swing it like nothing. Only V-Fak and his motorcycle are preventing Greece from growing 20% a year for ever and ever.
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July 16th, 2015, 5:59 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: zerdnaLooks like Draghi issued a public statement saying debt relief is necessary. Well, now ECB and IMF seem to admit gravitational force exists. Just a month ago only crazy idiot Varoufakis could have said that. Now it seems noone at either side of the table would express doubts about that -- only Sturmbannführer Schauble is still whizzing around in his wheelchair and barking "Nein". Him and my friend Anthis have undying optimism about Greek economy. 20 billion euro of payments in one year? That's no significant repayments, Greece can swing it like nothing. Only V-Fak and his motorcycle are preventing Greece from growing 20% a year for ever and ever.And I always thought IMF was the boy who could enjoy Invisibility
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July 16th, 2015, 6:00 pm

What if it's true what is speculated about the poor condition of the biggest German hedge fund (Deutsche Bank) and Schauble (for some personal reasons?) wants it to blow up in Merkel's face?
 
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July 16th, 2015, 7:11 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaWhat if it's true what is speculated about the poor condition of the biggest German hedge fund (Deutsche Bank) and Schauble (for some personal reasons?) wants it to blow up in Merkel's face?Yeah. He planted (for some personal reason) a bomb up his ass. To blow it in Merkels face. Were you reading Ukranian websites lately? At least blame it on Putin or something.
 
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August 14th, 2015, 7:20 am

Greek parliament approves ?85bn bailout dealCheap at half the price. All's well that ends well.
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August 14th, 2015, 9:06 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnGreek parliament approves ?85bn bailout dealCheap at half the price. All's well that ends well.When do we start betting on when the next threat of Greek default will occur?
 
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March 2nd, 2016, 6:30 pm

Presumably they chose those two because Chairman Mao was dead and Mickey Mouse was busyNo slander for Mickey Mouse George, please. Billions of kids around the world just adore Mickey.I really doubt a single parent would trust his kids to Yanis the mega-wanker.