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  •  The Europeans are being used as guinea pigs (1+ / 0-)
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    WereBear Walker

    for testing how far you can go with austerity before a revolution starts.

    The European Central Bank, headed by a former Goldman-Sachs man, and the IMF, the international debt-collection thugs now headed by an American international law firm and capitol-hill intern, are focused solely on furthering private banking interests. The European Commission, the third party in the troika has as much economic understanding as a celebrity lapdog ... oops, I forgot that's basically how they see themselves, I suppose.

    Personally, I'm surprise, and slightly amazed at how much so many are will take. What we're experiencing is institutionalized insanity.

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

    by achronon on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 01:20:02 AM PDT

    •  "before a revolution starts." Sadly, they'll ... (0+ / 0-)

      ... overshoot the mark, and the resulting conflagration will engulf us all.

      Penn State - Rug too small, dirtpile too big, not enough brooms.

      by WereBear Walker on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 10:59:57 AM PDT

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