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Well, he's right on strengthening the rules, but I doubt he has the same things in mind we would have. For instance "Though shalt not run a chronic intra-EU surplus without some sort of redistributive mechanism." is unlikely to be chiselled into his stone tablet.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 07:15:48 AM EST
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It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 07:27:54 AM EST
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They can chisel it right next to "but the currency is sound."

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 05:34:19 PM EST
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funny, bbc world has stopped running the $-E currency x-rates along the ribbon at the bottom since this morning....

'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 Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 09:10:59 PM EST
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clearly this was about fiscal irresponsibility, and we need to enforce much stricter rules.

Economics is politics by other means
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jun 30th, 2011 at 10:20:25 AM EST
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