Skip to comments.Euro Debt Crisis? Not Greek To Me
Posted on 11/04/2011 6:27:25 AM PDT by Tribune7
The writing is on the wall, and it is anything but Greek. Greece. What a country!
From being the cradle of democracy to leadership in modern security (allowing stray dogs to sleep atop airport x-ray machines - no joke), from novel solutions to reduce speeding (traffic lights are routinely ignored, resulting in a seven miles-per-hour average speed in Athens) to having a good old-fashioned rivalry (hating the Turks), theres something for everyone in Greece.
Topping it all, the legendary Greek work ethic (clock in, coffee, siesta, set up construction cones, break, coffee, siesta, lunch, siesta, ouzo, siesta, afternoon break, double shot ouzo, siesta, remove construction cones, baklava (with ouzo), siesta, clock out) has resulted in Greece being the catalyst for the coming Dark Age. Far be it for anyone to suggest increasing retirement age to something beyond what seems like 37.
Pay no attention that those asking for commonsense reforms are the ones footing the bill for that lavish lifestyle.
Because of runaway spending and immense entitlements bestowed upon Greek civil service workers, the government had a problem. The Piper finally came, but there was no more money.
(Excerpt) Read more at blog.billlawrenceonline.com ...
Yeah...when one of the (few) traffic rules is:
if the car in front goes through a red light...the car following can also.
Chris Freind ping
There’s a new movie coming out. It’s called MY BIG, FAT GREEK MELTDOWN.
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