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Greek unemployment surges to 24.4 pct in June
AP ^ | Sept 6, 2012 | AP

Posted on 09/06/2012 8:13:42 AM PDT by PapaBear3625

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's unemployment rate surged to 24.4 percent in June, according to official figures Thursday, as protests continued against a massive new austerity package, with police blocking their colleagues from starting work.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: austerity; eu; greece
Now you have protesting regular police facing off against riot police. When you have people with guns on both sides, all it takes is a spark.
1 posted on 09/06/2012 8:13:48 AM PDT by PapaBear3625
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To: PapaBear3625

I think the Greeks are starting to realize that, if the Greek economy breaks completely, there will be no “social safety net” to save them.


2 posted on 09/06/2012 8:15:09 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: PapaBear3625

I guess they weren’t watching Clinton last night, assuring everyone of better days ahead.


3 posted on 09/06/2012 8:16:17 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: PapaBear3625

How is that socialism working out for ya?


4 posted on 09/06/2012 8:17:35 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Huskrrrr

Bill really wants to get back into the White House via wife getting elected. I have a feeling in weeks we have another bombshell where Clinton stabs Obama in the back so he loses to Romney. That way Hillary can run 4 years from now.


5 posted on 09/06/2012 8:18:12 AM PDT by DebraAI
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To: DebraAI

I wouldn’t put ANYTHING past the Clintons, and their ambitions.


6 posted on 09/06/2012 8:27:18 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: PapaBear3625

They’ll have civil war most likely.


7 posted on 09/06/2012 8:32:02 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ( "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: PapaBear3625

Unexpected.

Someone had to say it...:)


8 posted on 09/06/2012 8:32:55 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: DebraAI

Could happen!


9 posted on 09/06/2012 8:37:07 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: DebraAI

I have a hard time seeing her elected now or in the future. Her sell by date was 2008, IMO.


10 posted on 09/06/2012 8:38:15 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ( "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: PapaBear3625

—— I think the Greeks are starting to realize that, if the Greek economy breaks completely, there will be no “social safety net” to save them ——

And things will return to “the state of nature,” “the law of the jungle,” but really, voluntary exchange —supply and demand. And prosperity will return. Barring, that is, the establishment of a communist dictatorship.


11 posted on 09/06/2012 8:39:54 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: PapaBear3625; All

“I think the Greeks are starting to realize that, if the Greek economy breaks completely, there will be no “social safety net” to save them.”

24.4% UNEMPLOYMENT.

MASSIVE, UNFINANCABLE DEBT

NO SOCIAL SAFETY NET.

Are we talking about Greece, or the USA ?


12 posted on 09/06/2012 8:48:55 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Bush’s fault, obviously.


13 posted on 09/06/2012 8:50:27 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: stephenjohnbanker

If the TRUE numbers of unemployed in U.S was published, we would find 331?3%, I’m sure. Did those new grads get a job, did all those on SSS get jobs or were they placed there, did all those who gave up looking jobs get put into the ether zone?


14 posted on 09/06/2012 8:57:47 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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How many families that you know have taken in an elderly family member(for social security augmentation), or have a college grad, who still lives at home and can’t find work remotely tied to their area of expertise?

30% unemployment/underemployment is probably accurate, if not conservative.


15 posted on 09/06/2012 9:03:07 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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Actually, I know of 15 people in my Gun Club who are about to go nuts because sons, daughters, mothers, etc. have moved in with them to help out either/ or side. I truly believe (because I ran numbers of the aforementioned situations from PA and Ohio) that 33 1/3 % is a conservative ESTIMATE, without a thorough study. 8.3%? Horseshiite!


16 posted on 09/06/2012 9:16:08 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Safetgiver

33% is entirely possible.


17 posted on 09/06/2012 9:22:40 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Good. I can’t wait for the entire, socialist totalitarian monstrosity of the EUSSR to come crashing down. The sooner that happens, the better.Then they can ship the Muztards back to their homeland and the West can begin economic recovery.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 9:39:26 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: PapaBear3625

With the police arguing with each other, that’s good news for those Amish yutes.


19 posted on 09/06/2012 10:01:28 AM PDT by bgill
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To: PapaBear3625

That is where socialism takes you,if you let it take root in your country.

It is a cancer that should be treated as just another version of the failed ideology that underpinned Communism and fascism.


20 posted on 09/06/2012 12:40:44 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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They know it. And they are blaming the Germans for it.

Germany and France should leave the EU and wish the rest “Best of luck!”


21 posted on 09/06/2012 1:24:25 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: GeronL

Socialism doesn’t work. That’s the problem in Greece and here in the U.S.A, growing socialism provided by the democrats.


22 posted on 09/06/2012 3:41:05 PM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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