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  •  Chilling words from the Konstandaras piece you (6+ / 0-)

    link to in your tip jar:

    "We succumbed to political expediency, delusions of grandeur and a fatal sense of entitlement..... What I want to remember...is how laziness and years of intellectual sloppiness can waste the gift of freedom and leave open the gates of the city — how we allowed our leaders to pander to us until we had no one capable of leading us, no one next to us at the barricades."

    Damn-- those are words with urgency for us here in the United States as well.....

    That's one more thing to add to my long list of small problems. --my son, age 10

    by concernedamerican on Fri Jun 15, 2012 at 08:21:29 PM PDT

    •  No, those words are poison (3+ / 0-)
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      George Hier, Aquarius40, Euroliberal

      He calls people lazy who work the longest hours in Europe while he runs a right-wing newspaper that backed the most corrupt party in Greece for decades.

      Those words are to be interpreted as attacks on unions, because he is all pro-business.

      There are two kinds of people in this world. The kind who divide the world into two kinds of people, and the kind who don't.

      by upstate NY on Sat Jun 16, 2012 at 09:44:28 AM PDT

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