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    achronon, nextstep
    The first thing they need to do is tell the IMF to pound sand and go home, the second is to stop pouring money into Greece through the front door only to pull it back out - with interest - out the back.
    Greece is absolutely free to not take any more loans. It has had this power all through the crisis and even long before.

    (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
    Leadership doesn't mean taking a straw poll and then just throwing up your hands. -Jyrinx

    by Sparhawk on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 05:08:14 AM PST

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    •  In theory, you're right, (3+ / 0-)
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      jabney, 3rdOption, aliasalias

      in practice, they're part of a club that's crapping all over them, but they are also in the unfortunate position of not believing they have that they really have the choice.

      We must keep in mind that the government (who actually takes on the loans), not the people, belong to the same group of thugs that started the problem in the first place.

      What the people want or would like, now that's a different matter, but it's pretty much the same different all through the Eurozone: get the private interests out.

      None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

      by achronon on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 06:20:21 AM PST

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    •  You want them to default on all their loans (0+ / 0-)

      Greece has a primary surplus

      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 Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 09:04:19 AM PST

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