Fuck the EU?

YES.   2 votes - 100 %
 
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I agree with the general sentiment by TheophileEscargot (4.00 / 9) #1 Mon Jul 13, 2015 at 03:28:48 PM EST
Meanwhile in local politics, a local businessman lent £10,000 to a homeless alcoholic, Mumbling Bob, who hangs around the shops here. When he started worrying about the loan, he then sold the IOU to the local council where a few of his golfing buddies are councillors. Now the council are worried about the loan, and keep having endless meetings about how they're going to get the money off Mumbling Bob. Everybody's so furious at Mumbling Bob I can tell you! Fortunately it looks like they have a plan, they're going to force Mumbling Bob to sober up and shave and get a job, and if he doesn't they're going to sell his kidneys. So it looks like everything will be fine and justice will be served after all.
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Pretty much by gmd (4.00 / 1) #2 Mon Jul 13, 2015 at 04:35:44 PM EST
 Except that the plan was always to sell his kidneys.

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Moral entanglement by marvin (4.00 / 2) #3 Mon Jul 13, 2015 at 08:32:16 PM EST
I have read that a lot of blame could be laid at the feet of the banksters, particularly Goldman Sachs for some, uh, creative accounting help over the past decade or so. I would hazard a guess that many firms in the City have profited, or had their losses covered by the public.

So is there any Greek blood on that Porsche in your garage?

Good point. by gmd (4.00 / 1) #4 Tue Jul 14, 2015 at 04:44:54 AM EST
yes. 

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Why am I not surprised by wiredog (4.00 / 2) #5 Tue Jul 14, 2015 at 11:36:20 AM EST
That Germany and France have a problem with democracy?

Earth First!
(We can strip mine the rest later.)

OK by jump the ladder (4.00 / 2) #6 Tue Jul 14, 2015 at 11:40:42 AM EST
Greece is like the Detroit of Europe. Detroit has an elected mayor but he's basically powerless and a state appointed manager runs the place. That's not very democratic but that's what happens when you're bankrupt.

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yes, but at least... by gzt (4.00 / 1) #7 Tue Jul 14, 2015 at 05:31:06 PM EST
...it's not a manager appointed by, say, ohio or worse ontario.

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Saw this joke the other day by riceowlguy (4.00 / 1) #8 Wed Jul 15, 2015 at 04:36:46 PM EST
"A Greek, a Spaniard, and a Portuguese walk into a bar.  Who picks up the tab?"

"Germany"


Better by anonimouse (4.00 / 3) #9 Thu Jul 16, 2015 at 03:06:55 PM EST
 A Greek, a Spaniard and a Portuguese are in a whorehouse. What happens next?

They all get fucked by Germany

Girls come and go but a mortgage is for 25 years -- JtL
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