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Economic Uncertainty Leading to Global Unrest
CNBC ^ | 8/9/2011

Posted on 08/09/2011 4:53:29 PM PDT by dragnet2

Edited on 08/10/2011 6:03:13 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The protests have now spread to other cities, with violence reported in parts of Birmingham, Liverpool and Bristol.

Great Britain and other parts of the world are experiencing unrest at a time of global economic uncertainty and stock market volatility.


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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 201105; 201106; aquino; assad; austerity; chaos; china; entitlements; greece; guangdong; inflation; philippines; portugal; privatization; spendingcuts; sponges; syria; teatsuckers; unemployment; welfare
Economic Uncertainty Leading to Global Unrest

http://www.cnbc.com/id/44073673

1 posted on 08/09/2011 4:53:34 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: All

Demands from protesters, according to Reuters:

* Increase personal tax brackets for top earners * Enshrine the right to housing in the law; introduce rent controls; boost mortgage relief * Stop further privatization of things such as health facilities * Provide free education for all from the age of three months * Raise the minimum wage to 50 percent of the average wage

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I like this one: Provide free education for all from the age of three months


2 posted on 08/09/2011 4:56:35 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
Here are some of the demands from protesters, according to Reuters: * Increase personal tax brackets for top earners * Enshrine the right to housing in the law; introduce rent controls; boost mortgage relief * Stop further privatization of things such as health facilities * Provide free education for all from the age of three months * Raise the minimum wage to 50 percent of the average wage

Wow, want much?

3 posted on 08/09/2011 5:00:45 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: WHBates

“Raise the minimum wage to 50 percent of the average wage”

Wow...now, that’s funny.

Sheesh.


4 posted on 08/09/2011 5:02:35 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: dragnet2

LOL, and here in the USA we have the Second Amendment. Malcontent thugs here can burn down their own neighborhoods, but when they try to burn down somebody else’s neighborhood they may have a problem.


5 posted on 08/09/2011 5:03:37 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: WHBates

This probably isn't a good time for Grey Poupon commercials.

6 posted on 08/09/2011 5:04:59 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
Some 250,000 people took to the streets of Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday over the rising cost of living. Demonstrations actually began last month when a few people set up tents in an expensive part of Tel Aviv to protest rising property prices.

NO ONE IN Israel is burning down buildings or making people strip before robbing them.

Not one person.

Legitimate protest and street thugs are no more the same than pharmacist and street drug pushers. They do NOT belong in the same story. One does NOT justify the other...

7 posted on 08/09/2011 5:07:28 PM PDT by GOPJ (The end of our great nation - caused by 'give it all away' dems. May dems reap what they sown...)
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To: dragnet2

Is that Paul Eddington from “Yes, Minister”?


8 posted on 08/09/2011 5:07:50 PM PDT by Publius
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To: dragnet2
Everything for me should be free, it's a human right.
9 posted on 08/09/2011 5:09:18 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: dragnet2; WHBates; All

On their demands, I up them and leave them with just one to focus on. Personal Responsibility. Once they master that one we can beginning to further their education.


10 posted on 08/09/2011 5:10:38 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution)
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To: dragnet2

Chu8ckling on the inside. In England I understand it is the black Muslims. At Wisconsin’s state fair attack the Rev. W#right’s young parishoners? nOt so funny. But the levity is perfect. Thank you.


11 posted on 08/09/2011 5:11:35 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE BUSHS!)
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To: txmissy
The article said the these were the demands for the protesters from Israel, I had go back and look at the article to make sure it wasn't Dade county FL.
12 posted on 08/09/2011 5:15:50 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: dragnet2
I don't always drink Champagne but when I do I only drink Arrogant Bastard.

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13 posted on 08/09/2011 5:17:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: Navy Patriot

I was going to riot but the fish are biting this evening.


14 posted on 08/09/2011 5:18:25 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: Lancey Howard
Malcontent thugs here can burn down their own neighborhoods, but when they try to burn down somebody else’s neighborhood they may have a problem.

And for that reason the thugs will stay out of residential neighborhoods, and focus on hitting stores in the suburbs until there is no place left for you to buy food, clothing, or anything else. Meanwhile, banks and insurance companies will go under due to all the losses.

The net result will be ugly.

15 posted on 08/09/2011 5:21:00 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: dragnet2

Never ever get Gray poupon on Mr happy


16 posted on 08/09/2011 5:21:00 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! I know i was kidding)
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To: dragnet2
"Increase personal tax brackets for top earners. Raise the minimum wage to 50 percent of the average wage"

These parasites should do the math. If implemented the productive will take a pay cut to net more take home pay. Then down goes the average.. It's a death spiral!

Those who provide social and/or familial support to liberals are as evil as liberals are. They deserve and will eventually suffer the same fate.


17 posted on 08/09/2011 5:21:31 PM PDT by I see my hands (Keep your sunny side up!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Free fishing licenses for the poor.
18 posted on 08/09/2011 5:23:08 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: dragnet2

This article is stupid. CNBC, what do you know. It announces that riots are breaking out all over the globe, but collects any bit of riot/ wherever/ whenever/ for whatever reason, and lumps them together. Sounds as if it is referring to the London riots gone global, but it is not.


19 posted on 08/09/2011 5:28:26 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: dragnet2
In the west its the friggen leftist parasites protesting for more freebies from the productive classes, protected by the state while emasculated police stand by.

They have no standing among people protesting at risk of their safety for basic human rights.

20 posted on 08/09/2011 5:30:26 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Publius

>>> Is that Paul Eddington from “Yes, Minister”?

SIR Paul Eddington, CBE, to you.

It pays to star on Margaret Thatcher’s favorite TV show.


21 posted on 08/09/2011 5:30:37 PM PDT by tlb
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To: I see my hands
These parasites should do the math.

Your suggestion fails right there. These parasites skipped math.

22 posted on 08/09/2011 5:32:00 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Paperdoll

No, it is not all blacks doing the carnage in England. Plenty of pale skin evident from underneath the cowardly black hoods.


23 posted on 08/09/2011 5:38:19 PM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: al baby
Spoken like a man with experience.

(I ain't even gonna ask.)

24 posted on 08/09/2011 5:40:09 PM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: dragnet2
The author of this piece of crap tries to link the violence in Britain to 'economic uncertainty'. I doubt it.

Linking Syria to 'economic uncertainty'? Joke. How about dictatorial oppression?

For a projectile vomiting good time, go read the first dozen comments on the original story at the link. Tea Party's fault for the riots in England - I kid you not.

To quote Leslie Nielsen in Airplane, "I picked a bad month to quit sniffing glue."

25 posted on 08/09/2011 5:45:13 PM PDT by arkady_renko (Just kidding about the glue...)
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To: arkady_renko

“No, it is not all blacks doing the carnage in England. Plenty of pale skin evident from underneath the cowardly black hoods.”

There should be; their future is equally bleak.


26 posted on 08/09/2011 5:48:07 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: bboop
A headline like “Almost 7 Billion People Don't Riot” doesn't have a lot of click appeal.

OTOH, [IMO] something probably is coming down and if so it won't be orderly and the ultimate outcome may not be to your liking.

27 posted on 08/09/2011 5:53:14 PM PDT by R W Reactionairy ("Everyone is entitled to their own opinion ... but not to their own facts" Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
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To: cripplecreek

Sooo phunny. Still chucklin.


28 posted on 08/09/2011 5:55:31 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE (The Presidency - Rotting from the head.)
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To: dragnet2; a fool in paradise; JoeProBono
Maybe I ought to put my wheels in the garage for now, whadya think?


29 posted on 08/09/2011 5:58:02 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: R W Reactionairy

Well, I didn’t riot today. But I did jaywalk one time. You have to start small.


30 posted on 08/09/2011 5:58:20 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: txmissy
“Raise the minimum wage to 50 percent of the average wage”

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Wow...now, that’s funny.

Indeed. I wonder what the equivalent of "Retards!" is in the Queen's English?

31 posted on 08/09/2011 5:59:11 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: WHBates
Wow, want much?

They don't appreciate what they're given now. Give in, and they'll want even more yet. These people live miserable existences in modern society, whether they are rich or poor. It's the socialism, stupid!
32 posted on 08/09/2011 6:02:23 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: kearnyirish2
There should be; their future is equally bleak.

The people of England, make the future of England.
33 posted on 08/09/2011 6:05:44 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: Revolting cat!
Maybe I ought to put my wheels in the garage for now, whadya think?

A-yup, definitely. Hey, you've been to the Bentley body shop since that little fender-bender in Monaco, I see. They do nice work, and so *quick*!

34 posted on 08/09/2011 6:05:55 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Billthedrill

We tried rioting in my little town but all we could manage was a low grade hub bub.


35 posted on 08/09/2011 6:08:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: dragnet2; JoeProBono; a fool in paradise

Well, I didn’t riot today either. Feeling under the weather a little. Maybe tomorrow. But I did drive the Bentley to the local Safeway in the afternoon, and I looted two advertising supplements from the leftover Sunday newspapers, which I never buy any more, three bucks a copy, are you kidding, the kind of supplements filled with discount coupons on each page, because I had heard there was a $2 off coupon to be had for Schick Hydro 5 shaver or blade refills.


36 posted on 08/09/2011 6:09:37 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: tlb

I have all the DVDs for “Yes, Minister” and “Yes, Prime Minister”. They are the crown jewels of my collection.


37 posted on 08/09/2011 6:23:57 PM PDT by Publius
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To: Revolting cat!

I would look so good in one of those!


38 posted on 08/09/2011 6:41:31 PM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: dragnet2
I wonder if they meant to say free state indoctrination versus free education.

RD

39 posted on 08/09/2011 6:48:48 PM PDT by Red Dog #1
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To: Navy Patriot
Everything for me should be free, it's a human right.

That's not far off from what the left has been preaching for a generation. Perhaps now we're seeing the end result.

40 posted on 08/09/2011 9:29:42 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: dragnet2

My favorite is the minimum wage. Why not make it $200 an hour and we’ll all be rich!


41 posted on 08/09/2011 10:07:30 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: ZX12R

“The people of England, make the future of England.”

Apparently that is what they are trying to do, in England as well as in Spain, Egypt, Tunisia, Red China...

I wish people here would be more “involved”.


42 posted on 08/10/2011 1:43:14 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Gosh, Drudge, it’s almost as if it’s a concerted act to overthrow all the governments in the world and replace them with something else, under the guise of economic reform. Way to cover the news.


43 posted on 08/10/2011 4:00:39 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: bboop

The media is cheerleading this.
They want riots and lots of them.
Gets people to tune in and watch their stations.
The media agrees with the looters and rioters.
And the media thinks they will walk away with clean hands on this.

Big mistake.
They really don’t know what they are wishing for.


44 posted on 08/10/2011 5:26:21 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: dragnet2

I have my own set of counter demands:

1. Automatic 1 year hard labor for all caught looting.
2. Those who drop out of basic education before completing the equivalent of high school are required to pay the country back an amount that covers their earlier education expenses, unless they can pass an equivalency test.
3. All are required to pay some tax, even those in the lowest brackets.
4. Privatize anything that can be privatized.
5. Let employers decide the minimum wage, but at the same time levy large fines on any business that hires illegal immigrants or that breaks child labor laws.
6. Enshrine the right of individuals to distinguish themselves through their own honest hard work, ingenuity, and efforts, and guarantee their right to the profits from their efforts.

I’m sure there’s much more we could add.


45 posted on 08/10/2011 5:30:09 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: cripplecreek
Just for the record,

Is an excellent ale, and Zero is definitely NOT worthy.

46 posted on 08/10/2011 5:49:22 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: dragnet2

Oh yes, it’s a perfect time. :P


47 posted on 08/10/2011 6:02:35 AM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: arkady_renko

I should have said black Muxlims. they are texting all over England for more muslim rioting. unfortunately some of Englands yobs decided to join in.


48 posted on 08/10/2011 4:40:19 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE BUSHS!)
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