Greece: Behind Schedule and Running Out of Cash
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  • Anthony

    This topic has proved to be interminable (as has been said before).

  • People need to turn the page and close the chapter and book on europe. It’s done. Willingly and voluntarily over. It had a good run, but now it’s finished. By CHOICE.

    That so many otherwise-intelligent people are spending so much time and money on this decaying, failed demicontinent is beyond me.

    Here’s the deal: european nations – and the IMF – are pretending that giving europe more money will change their cultures (it won’t), thereby ensuring their survivability. The foundation of helping a nation survive is to ensure it remains viable and is, basically, still here tomorrow.

    All this hand-wringing is to decide on how, whom, why to ensure these people have a future. This is foundationally absurd.

    Newsflash: Not ONE european nation has a total fertility rate of 2.1 (flat) or above. NONE of the citizens/subjects of europe’s various nations believe in the future enough to populate it… so this entire how-do-we-save-europe kerfuffle is just that – a total waste of time and resources spent trying to figure out how to help peoples & naitons survive…. WHO DO NOT WANT TO SURVIVE.

    Skip all the nonsense about this week’s or last week’s fiscal aid package. Ignore all the blather about balanced budgets. None of it matters.

    Europeans don’t WANT to survive. They ahve made that choice, consciously, likely since the Somme, but definitely since 1945.

    Money – ANY money – spent on them is just throwing good money after bad. Given that they DON’T WANT TO HAVE A FUTURE, why we keep worrying ABOUT that future just boggles the mind.

  • Andrew Allison

    Quelle surprise!

  • dave from boston

    Neither Greece or Italy will change until they are bankrupt. They are both playing chicken and are convinced that Germany will backdown.

  • It’s deja vu all over again. Prediction: the deadline will be fudged yet again and the evil day put off once more. I’ll keep making this prediction until I’m proved wrong or die – whichever comes first.

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