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Efficient tax collection?
In the Greek proposal, vetoed by the IMF.

A 21st century grade well functioning public administration?
In the Greek proposal.

Corruption at Swedish, not Swaziland levels?
In the Greek proposal.

A well managed public service with a minimum of political patronage?
In the Greek proposal.

A public service size commensurate with the financial ability of Greek society?
Pure sophistry, since the "financial ability" of a society is decided by political convention: The marginal cost of printing more money is zero, so sovereign financing can never be a scarce resource. Only a political weapon wielded by those with a pathological dislike of the public sector.

A judical system that provides timely and workable resolution of business and administrative disputes comparably to other EMU members?
Already in the Greek proposal. Unless you meant to append "in favor of the businesses." In which case you can shove it where the sun won't shine.

When every substantive proposal on your list is either uncontroversial or in fact the Greek position that the Troika is rejecting, it may be a sign that you need to maybe go read the Greek proposals, instead of Stasi 2.0's lies about them in FAZ.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Mon Jun 29th, 2015 at 12:11:08 AM EST
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