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Ireland’s Economy Becomes Fastest-Growing in the Eurozone
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  • Duperray

    Keys to remember are:
    1- Bring disoccupied to work,
    2- the battle never ends.
    All european governments caring disoccupied so much have rather to think about this than expanding “State Providence” mind which put UK on its knees before Margaret Thatcher came in power.
    In many european states now, an unmarried couple with one child better not work at all: With legal public subsidies they can easily make $5000 / month, eternally.

  • Corlyss

    And the reason for their success . . . . ?
    God bless ’em! The Irish did the hard work of austerity that all the other Eurotrash pols fled from faster than a formula 1 racer. Collective cowardice was embodied in the remark of a EU finance minister leaving a crisis conference in early 2009: “We know what to do. We just don’t know how to get re-elected if we do it.”

    • Andrew Allison

      “We know what to do. We just don’t know how to get re-elected if we do it.” can also be said of our reprehensatives in Congress, who manifestly care about nothing else.

      • Corlyss

        Yes. I know.

  • Andrew Allison

    There must be some mistake; Dr. Krugman assures us on an almost daily basis, that austerity doesn’t work!

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