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    Iceland knows how to deal with Bankers and the IMF

    This is how you deal with the economic terrorists. You tell them to go to hell.

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    Re: Iceland knows how to deal with Bankers and the IMF

    So they chose not to pay of the debt of the banks in their country or to bail them out with "loans"? Good for the Icelanders.Its not their debt they shouldn't pay it or bail out companies.
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    Re: Iceland knows how to deal with Bankers and the IMF

    What happened next was extraordinary. The belief that citizens had to pay for the mistakes of a financial monopoly, that an entire nation must be taxed to pay off private debts was shattered, transforming the relationship between citizens and their political institutions and eventually driving Iceland’s leaders to the side of their constituents. The Head of State, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, refused to ratify the law that would have made Iceland’s citizens responsible for its bankers’ debts, and accepted calls for a referendum.

    Bravo.

    Yes, I realize this isn't exactly comparable to our situation but it's exactly what we need to do.

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    Re: Iceland knows how to deal with Bankers and the IMF

    Quote Originally Posted by 1Perry View Post
    What happened next was extraordinary. The belief that citizens had to pay for the mistakes of a financial monopoly, that an entire nation must be taxed to pay off private debts was shattered, transforming the relationship between citizens and their political institutions and eventually driving Iceland’s leaders to the side of their constituents. The Head of State, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, refused to ratify the law that would have made Iceland’s citizens responsible for its bankers’ debts, and accepted calls for a referendum.

    Bravo.

    Yes, I realize this isn't exactly comparable to our situation but it's exactly what we need to do.
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    Re: Iceland knows how to deal with Bankers and the IMF

    I seem to recall Hungary telling the IMF to go forth and multiply in a similar way a couple of years ago.
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