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To: soycd

How is it they got in to this mess?

Wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony.


It is simpler than that. It was:
a) Politicians and bankers lying about the state of Greek finances to get into the Euro, and continueing to lie about the size of their deficits;
b) Politicians lying to the voters, making promises that could not ever be kept; and
c) Voters, especially government workers, willing to believe the lies and promises, and continuing to believe that they can be kept (e.g., 14 months pay for 12 months of work, retire at 50, ...)

The Greeks built their sand castles, and the tide is now rolling in


6 posted on 06/13/2012 8:48:06 AM PDT by Mack the knife
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To: Mack the knife

Don’t forget that the euroweenies KNEW the Greeks were lying and refused to call them on it. They deserve whatever they get.


7 posted on 06/13/2012 9:54:36 AM PDT by Terabitten (I'd rather have one Walker than fourteen runners.)
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To: Mack the knife

Don’t forget that the euroweenies KNEW the Greeks were lying and refused to call them on it. They deserve whatever they get.


8 posted on 06/13/2012 9:54:41 AM PDT by Terabitten (I'd rather have one Walker than fourteen runners.)
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