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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Its funny that your mind set was figured out in 1850 by a Frenchman. Don't you think?
    Figured out? Hardly....some of his writings are as stupid now as they were then if not more. Society now is not the society of 1850 and anyone wanting to go back those times needs their heads examined. Saying that, I do agree with him on certain issues, but certainly not on the comments you posted...

    I asked a simple question. In Europe we have chosen to have our healthcare and education system paid via taxes. Hence I am asking the simple question... are those the ones we dont need?
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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Figured out? Hardly....some of his writings are as stupid now as they were then if not more. Society now is not the society of 1850 and anyone wanting to go back those times needs their heads examined. Saying that, I do agree with him on certain issues, but certainly not on the comments you posted...
    You didn't say how I noticed. And you wouldn't be moving back to 1850 in this country or in france. Learn up on what he just said about government and compare that to 1850 in the us and 1850 in france then get back to me.

    I asked a simple question. In Europe we have chosen to have our healthcare and education system paid via taxes. Hence I am asking the simple question... are those the ones we dont need?
    If I were to say no what would be your answer? The answer is no though. We don't need government providing those services.

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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    So we dont need unemployment insurance, education and healthcare?
    - These are some programs, and then there are others like a year of paid maternity leave, paid daycare, paid time off for new fathers, higher minimum wages, longer vacation times, and earlier retirement ages.



    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Wait a minute.. our corporation tax is lower than that of the US!... that is after all what you conservatives types are throwing into the US debate about your so called "massively high" corporate tax...

    As for "over-regulated"... another myth. Are there some countries that have too many regulations.. sure, and they should deal with that, but there are also countries who have less regulations than the US.
    I work for a Swedish corporation, there are indeed much more regulations than American companies are subjected to. Not least of which is the fact that it is impossible to fire anybody, which leads to inefficiency as Swedish labor spends half their day on coffee breaks.


    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Okay, you not only just shot yourself in the face, but placed your own fist up your... OUR governments are DOING something. All countries are cutting costs, redoing pension systems, and so on... even those with great economies. There is very little if any gridlock in individual countries. It is YOUR government and political system that is in utter gridlock not being able to determine the colour of the freaking bathroom without a 60% majority vote in the Senate. Now on EU level governments are fighting for national interests, just as they are suppose too do. This takes time, but things do get done and they at least do talk to each other in a civilized way.. minus the UK of course.



    LOL seriously? Where did you get this nugget... CATO? Fox News? Your local GOP talking points? Loosing our sense of identity.. HA!.. that is rich. Prove it.
    I'm a dual Swedish and American citizen so I have seen both countries up close. I have lived several years in Europe. Sweden, for example, doesn't look like Sweden anymore. It's probably about 30% Muslim. Same can be said for France and Germany and certainly GB. And there is anger all over Europe over it... just look at the recent election results across Europe and the prominence of "national" parties. People are very scared of losing their identity. It is not stable and in fact very stupid policy of the leaders to let in so many refugees.

    As for the governments... how many times have we seen a PM take a strong stand only to be knocked out a few months later? That doesn't happen in the United States.

    To say Europe is strong like the United States is foolish.
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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    You didn't say how I noticed. And you wouldn't be moving back to 1850 in this country or in france. Learn up on what he just said about government and compare that to 1850 in the us and 1850 in france then get back to me.
    And you get get back to me when you realize that his views are based on his life and the situations around him in 1850. Make a list on the differences between 1850 and 2011, and then get back to me.

    If I were to say no what would be your answer? The answer is no though. We don't need government providing those services.
    So you want something like Somalia?
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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    Furthermore, I don't care if they print Deutsche Marks or Deutsche Bags... it isn't going to help. Europe is a prime example of how leftist economic models fail.
    Nonsense. Europes problem is mostly with the financial institutions and the ill-conceived Euro currency. It's funny that you don't see a problem with money in Germany and they have a much better "safety net" than we here in the US would ever dream of. Deregulation of the banking system and an ensuing housing bubble, casino like speculative bond purchases, CDS's it's the same damn thing the banks did to us here. The difference is that Euro tieing the weak and strong in a death grip.

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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    And yet, without the Euro, Germany would not have anything near the export market it has today.

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    Nonsense. Europes problem is mostly with the financial institutions and the ill-conceived Euro currency. It's funny that you don't see a problem with money in Germany and they have a much better "safety net" than we here in the US would ever dream of. Deregulation of the banking system and an ensuing housing bubble, casino like speculative bond purchases, CDS's it's the same damn thing the banks did to us here. The difference is that Euro tieing the weak and strong in a death grip.

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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    And you get get back to me when you realize that his views are based on his life and the situations around him in 1850. Make a list on the differences between 1850 and 2011, and then get back to me.



    So you want something like Somalia?
    So cutting any government programs would bring about another Somalia.

    With thinking like this, is it any wonder that Europe is T.U.?

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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    But....but....but PeteEU assured us that everything was perfect.
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    Re: Germany printing Deutsche Marks, British Foreign Office warns of euro chaos

    LOL talk about fanning the flames of stupidity.. hope they have their tin hats on and look for black helicopters..
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