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Spain's Economy On the Edge of Collapse as Protests Turn Violent
UK Daily Mail ^ | 6/20/2012 | Hugo Duncan

Posted on 06/20/2012 10:59:42 AM PDT by ex-Texan

Europe plunged deeper into crisis last night as Spain lurched closer to needing a full-blown bailout to save it from collapse.

The government in Madrid was forced to pay prohibitively high interest rates to borrow money on another bruising day for the single currency bloc.

It raised fears that Spain is on the verge of becoming the biggest victim of the euro crisis so far – following the bailouts of Greece, Ireland and Portugal.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: banks; banksters; countdown2war; protests; spain
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The truth is that all of Europe is going to collapse into a mega-depression very soon. Almost the whole world is caught up in a very corrupt banking system: Where corrupt bankers own all or almost all the politicians. That is why the correct term is "Banksters" not bankers

Banksters openly bribe members of Congress with campaign donations and give under the table gifts to key political figures regardless of party affiliation. Both the Dem and Repugs are corrupt with a few exceptions.

The upcoming presidential election will be a farce with voting machine miscounting votes willy nilly and recalculating a fake winner. Dem or Repug. It does't matter.

Our corrupt government is realy ruled by the freaking Federal Reserve system -- which is a cabal of banks including foreign banks and especially one very powerful bank located in England. That explains why our own corrupt central bank bailed out banks and bankers in Europe and elsewhere. And left American tax payers on the hook for over $ 9 Trillion in doing so.

That debt can never be repaid or forgiven today with our Congress owned by Banksters. The truth simply proves how slimy, evil and corrupt things really are in D.C. Today we have a fascist government owned by Wall Street. Welcome to the New World Order.

Do your own research. Don't take my word for it. Read a few books like, for example, The Creature from Jekyll Island, if you really want to learn something.

GLOBAL ELITES THROWN OUT OF ICELAND !

http://itmakessenseblog.com/2012/06/18/global-elites-thrown-out-of-iceland-iceland-dismantles-corrupt-govt-then-arrests-all-rothschild-bankers/

Also there was only one country in Europe that solved its "mortgage crisis" by NOT bailing out the banks and corrupt bankers. Iceland saved its economy by forgiving all mortgages and NOT the banksters !

http://www.bing.com/search?q=Iceland+forgives+all+mortgages&qs=n&form=QBRE&pq=iceland+forgives+all+mortgages&sc=0-42&sp=-1&sk=

At least there is one government in the world that has kicked out the real Bad Guys

1 posted on 06/20/2012 10:59:53 AM PDT by ex-Texan
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To: John Semmens; beethovenfan; spokeshave; FlingWingFlyer; Quix; Alamo-Girl; M. Espinola; ...
*Ping* !
2 posted on 06/20/2012 11:04:28 AM PDT by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: ex-Texan

If I had my way
If I had my way in this wicked world
If I had my way
I would tear this old building down
— Rev Gary Davis

No bailouts. Let it fall. Let it all come down. The world went down a bad path in the 20th century. It will be painful, but we need to undo that which has been done. We have all become slaves, but we can be free, if we’re willing to bring this all down.


3 posted on 06/20/2012 11:06:04 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ex-Texan
corrupt bankers own all or almost all the politicians. That is why the correct term is "Banksters" not bankers

Good point.

4 posted on 06/20/2012 11:08:28 AM PDT by Age of Reason
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To: ex-Texan
...unemployment is at 25 per cent with half of young workers unable to find a job.

Unemployed youth, summer heating up...not good.

5 posted on 06/20/2012 11:13:17 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: ex-Texan

And Hollande, the clueless Socialist that the witless French just elected PM, wants Spain and Italy to join France in opposing Germany, the only economy in Europe that is functional. At least American voters aren’t the only fiscally ignorant voters in the world.


6 posted on 06/20/2012 11:14:53 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: ex-Texan

This sounds like another Y2K hysteria.

Or/and

Another global warming hysteria.

This hysteria has been going for a zillion months that it is going to happen soon, soon, soon.…and nothing.


7 posted on 06/20/2012 11:15:09 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: ex-Texan

So, let’s see......money is being loaned by countries that don’t really have the money to lend to other countries who can’t really afford to borrow it, and it’s being lent so that these countries (the one’s who can’t really afford to borrow the money) can give the lion’s share of it to their banks, who themselves are showing massive losses on essentially worthless loans that are simply impossible to ever repay, because the things that were bought with these loans were never really worth the value of the loan, due to the fact that a housing bubble (which has now burst) was created by a massive overextension of credit by the very same banks who will now be given this money to keep them afloat when they’re essentially bankrupt owing to the sheer volume of now worthless loans on their balance sheets.

Somewhere, Bugsy Siegel is thinking, “Casino? Hell, I should’ve opened a bank - it’s the ultimate scam! WHAT WAS I THINKING?!”


8 posted on 06/20/2012 11:17:37 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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http://www.skolnicksreport.com/popes1.html ,,, popes , mafia , drug lords ... who doesn’t own a bank?


9 posted on 06/20/2012 11:28:30 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Soon a new Franco will come forward. A bit of Fascism will do good for Europe. Freedom to destroy your nation and your culture isn’t worth having. freedom to vote in Socialist Idealists and pander to low wage earning immigrants and fat unions is the death of a people —so get out the old flags and uniforms and songs to meet violence with violence. It is fated to happen.


11 posted on 06/20/2012 11:39:14 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

The guests should be given cab fare and a hearty back slap out the door (which contra to racists like Rubio say does swing both ways).


12 posted on 06/20/2012 11:42:25 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Neidermeyer

LOL!

I’m telling ya, as a teacher/translator/editor, I’m in the wrong business.

I need to open up a bank lickety-split and get some of that free money flying around! Make some friends with government ministers, other banksters, movie stars, etc.

It’s all gone nuts.


13 posted on 06/20/2012 11:42:35 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
A bit of Fascism will do good for Europe.

No. Very wrong.

Fascism was the big winner in WWII. The USA today is very much a fascist country. Europe is more fascist than it is socialist.

Both Fascism and Socialism are left wing ideologies; they are forms of Collectivism, where groups matter and individuals do not. Under socialism, the government owns the means of production -- Europe tried that but largely gave up on it. Fascism is when private interests own the means of production, but government controls the means of production. That is what you see today all across the world.

Fascism is here. The task at hand is to get a lot less of it.

14 posted on 06/20/2012 11:48:37 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ex-Texan

Cabal, fascists, Repugs, banksters.

When did you start quoting from DU?

Do you have a solution? Or is your solution just to screw everyone you owe money too? Ah, excuse me. Is your solution to tell everyone else who owes money to screw the person or company to whom they owe money?


15 posted on 06/20/2012 11:48:51 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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Breath of fresh air...No Hesitation...Rev. Gary Davis PING


17 posted on 06/20/2012 11:53:45 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: ex-Texan
Your post 10 was deleted due to a Getty image.

Your post 16 was deleted because of a Business Week excerpt. Business Week is now owned by Bloomberg and is link-only.

18 posted on 06/20/2012 12:03:17 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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The government in Madrid was forced to pay prohibitively high interest rates to borrow money on another bruising day for the single currency bloc.

Uh-huh. OMG 7%!!! I guess many factors come into play, but here's a graph of interest rates for 10 year German Bunds since 1972 for reference:


20 posted on 06/20/2012 12:26:41 PM PDT by Moltke (Always retaliate first.)
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