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mainiac

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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19170 on: August 17, 2015, 12:45:18 pm »

Troika seems to be more of a bike in the bailout deal: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/16/business/international/the-greek-debt-deals-missing-piece.html

tl;dr: The IMF says Greece says the debts are unaffordable for Greece so the IMF refuses to risk it's own money.

So more European taxpayer dollars go down the hole but the problem isn't fixed and now even the IMF is saying so.  A few years later you will be back for round four.  But hey, round four will just be more transfer of taxpayer funds from middle class taxpayers in Europe to subsidizing trade imbalances.  And meanwhile what has been done in the past 8 years to fix these trade imbalances?
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19171 on: August 17, 2015, 12:57:11 pm »

I'm curious: since you're always on about the situation, what would you do to unfuck Greece, given adequate authority?
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19172 on: August 17, 2015, 01:03:40 pm »

I'm curious: since you're always on about the situation, what would you do to unfuck Greece, given adequate authority?

http://meansquarederrors.blogspot.com/2015/07/easier-than-you-think-how-to-devalue.html

An ideal solution would be a lot more complicated but this would be second best.
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19173 on: August 17, 2015, 01:18:17 pm »

When in doubt, remove kebab.
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19174 on: August 17, 2015, 01:22:11 pm »

That would be heinous.
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19175 on: August 17, 2015, 01:22:38 pm »

Holding stick? Or holding food?

Both options have positives and negatives...
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19176 on: August 17, 2015, 01:59:29 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19177 on: August 17, 2015, 02:02:19 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

this post is why germany should have a nuclear arsenal
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19178 on: August 17, 2015, 02:09:01 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

this post is why germany should have a nuclear arsenal
This post is why Germany shouldn't have a nuclear arsenal.
Also WWII, but to a lesser degree.
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19179 on: August 17, 2015, 02:11:14 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

Pretty much.
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19180 on: August 17, 2015, 02:11:36 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

this post is why germany should have a nuclear arsenal
This post is why Germany shouldn't have a nuclear arsenal.
Also WWII, but to a lesser degree.

the holocaust wouldn't have happened if a nuclear holocaust preceded it

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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19181 on: August 17, 2015, 02:58:22 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

this post is why germany should have a nuclear arsenal
This post is why Germany shouldn't have a nuclear arsenal.
Also WWII, but to a lesser degree.
This post is why I support the transition from a nation-centric European order to a Union-centric one. National identity should be no more - and no less, of course - relevant than regional identity.
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19182 on: August 17, 2015, 03:01:51 pm »

The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives

this post is why germany should have a nuclear arsenal
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The only way forward is to force Germans to buy Greek olives
Pretty much.
In all seriousness it would actually help out Greece a fair bit yeah

This post is why I support the transition from a nation-centric European order to a Union-centric one. National identity should be no more - and no less, of course - relevant than regional identity.
Over my dead country m8

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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19183 on: August 17, 2015, 03:05:40 pm »

Over my dead country m8
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Re: Sheb's European Megathread: Remove Feta!
« Reply #19184 on: August 17, 2015, 03:30:03 pm »

In all seriousness it would actually help out Greece a fair bit yeah

That is an understatement.  Without a trade surplus the money simply can not be repaid.
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