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I doubt you feel that I should be sympathetic to the Merkel or the Obama governments, both of which will be fortunate to have as generous an historical assessment as has the Hoover government in the USA.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Jul 23rd, 2011 at 09:10:48 AM EST
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Granted, but when you say

" Germany exiting the euro might be the best way to save the euro as an instrument for countries other than Germany and the other surplus countries.
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then you're ignoring the fallout on us.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Sun Jul 24th, 2011 at 03:06:35 PM EST
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Germany can exit the €-Mark with minimal fallout.

Of course "can" and "will" are two entirely different things when you have a government run of, by and for banksters and idiots.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sun Jul 24th, 2011 at 03:38:39 PM EST
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This stuff doesn't happen to governments, it happens to ordinary people.

Economics is politics by other means
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Jul 25th, 2011 at 07:01:18 AM EST
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And who, besides billionaires, would not prefer avoiding the agony to having a tiny bit of consolation?

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Jul 25th, 2011 at 09:08:51 AM EST
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