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Old 03-05-2010, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Now Portugal is upset over mandatory cutbacks to trim their bloating expenditures.

Will Germany have enough to bail each of the little piggies out ?

UPDATE:Portugal Public-Sector Workers Strike Over Wage Freeze - WSJ.com (http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100304-711206.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines - broken link)

80% of the public sector there has gone on strike over wage freezes.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:21 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Coming to America VERY soon.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:23 PM
 
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Now Portugal is upset over mandatory cutbacks to trim their bloating expenditures.

Will Germany have enough to bail each of the little piggies out ?

UPDATE:Portugal Public-Sector Workers Strike Over Wage Freeze - WSJ.com (http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100304-711206.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines - broken link)

80% of the public sector there has gone on strike over wage freezes.
I hope we get smart soon and start to get our house in order.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:24 PM
 
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If this ain't a wakeup call..then I don't know what is.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:27 PM
 
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The crashing of the international banking system will be but then it will be too lake.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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If this ain't a wakeup call..then I don't know what is.
Doncha know? Can't happen here.
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:29 PM
 
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Doncha know? Can't happen here.
We are too big to fail
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Old 03-05-2010, 03:58 PM
 
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Well HT and S73 I gues we are the only ones that care and or have a clue.
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Houston
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If Germany can bail them out, then I am all for it. That's why you call it European Union.
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:07 PM
 
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If Germany can bail them out, then I am all for it. That's why you call it European Union.
don't forget france. they'll get the bill too.
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