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They're going to need the military expenditure to keep the people quiet.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat May 15th, 2010 at 07:20:37 AM EST
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Greece, the first country to conceive of democracy, now the first to lose it on live tv?

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sat May 15th, 2010 at 09:30:32 PM EST
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I don't think anyone should be worried about this. There is no way a Greek leader would go to those lengths.
by Upstate NY on Sun May 16th, 2010 at 09:57:52 AM EST
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then he better start spreading some seriously powerful soma around.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Mon May 17th, 2010 at 08:21:12 AM EST
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The protests were much smaller than you'd expect.

The one thing sure to set off the entire country would be a heavy-hand.

If the gov't wants to commit suicide, then indeed they can take out the jackboots. it would be the end.

by Upstate NY on Mon May 17th, 2010 at 10:17:53 AM EST
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