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Oh, the Greeks Want To Change Their Latest Bailout Plan….AGAIN! – NOT A Surprise and The Germans Should Tell the Greeks To Pound Sand and Either Cut Their Bloated and Lazy Ass Greek Government Workforce In the Land of the Four-Hour Lunch Or ALL The Money Stops Flowing To the Land of Retirement At 50 For Hairdressers! – Enough Already Germany…..Start Printing Deutschemarks

One of things we have learned in the last few years about the country of Greece is that those Bastards are a…

Pompous, Arrogant Bunch of Folks

….and now there is word out of the Land of the Four-Hour Lunch that the Greeks don’t think much of the latest plan by the people that are paying THEIR BILLS….the Germans….and they want yet ANOTHER change to the LATEST bailout program.

Oh….what a surprise….NOT!

Greece seeks at least two-year extension to bailout goals, Bloomberg.com

“Greece will push its creditors to extend fiscal deadlines under the country’s bailout program by at least two years, according to a policy document drawn up by the three parties in the country’s governing coalition.

New Democracy, Pasok and the Democratic Left agree that plans to cut 150,000 public-sector jobs should be scrapped, the document, received by e-mail from the Greek government today, showed. Proposals also include reducing sales tax for cafes, bars, restaurants and the agricultural industry, and increasing the threshold for paying income tax.

The policy document underlines that cuts envisioned for 2013 and 2014 should come from public spending and clamping down on tax evasion and not from pension and wage cuts or from the public investment budget.

The government will also propose that a law cutting the minimum wage by 22 percent be repealed, the coalition partners said in the document. Unemployment benefit should be paid for two years instead of one.”

Well, only Idiots, Overeducated Ivy League-Trained Economists or members of the Democratic Party in America would try to implement taxes during a recession so we do agree that ALL tax increases should be immediately ended by the Eurozone on Greece (Not that the Greeks pay their taxes anyway!)….BUT….those 150,000 public-sector government jobs should have been scrapped ALREADY because as even the Wacko Liberal Nuts at the New York Times which have never met a government program they didn’t love pointed out last October….

Bureaucracy in Greece Defies Efforts to Cut It, New York Times

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Why Does the US Government LIE to the American People? – Well, If They Told the TRUTH There Would Be Another Revolution in America and Most of OUR “Elected Leaders” Would Be In Prison – Case In Point: There Is NOT ONE DIME in the Social Security Trust Fund But the US Government Claims There Is $2.7 Trillion Dollars in the Trust Fund – The Social Security Trust Fund Is Just Filled With I.O.U.’s and OUR “Elected Leaders” KNOW IT and Yet…They LIE About It – What If A Monkey Had Been Hired To Manage the Annual Social Security Surpluses Over the Last 25 Years How Much of REAL Assets Would the Social Security Trust Fund Have In It Today? – Try $7 Plus Trillion Dollars of REAL Assets Kicking Off Hundreds of Billions of Dollars of Dividends EVERY YEAR! – Yes, These Are Some Very Damn Stupid People In Washington DC and They Are LYING To YOU

In this blog post you will learn how the US Government could have hired a monkey 25 years ago to invest the Social Security surpluses that YOU as American Citizens have paid out of YOUR hard-earned money and sent to Washington DC and the monkey investing the Annual Social Security Surplus Money would have turned what is now a $2.7 Trillion Dollar debt owed to the Social Security Trust Fund by the US Government into a $7 Trillion Dollar surplus.

Something the American People cannot quite comprehend since most Americans are trustworthy and honest people is that the US Government LIES to the American People ALL of the time and one of the BIGGEST LIES is that there is even Dollar One in the Social Security Fund which now claims “assets” of $2.7 Trillion Dollars which are really just Special Issue US Treasury Security Bonds that can only be redeemed one way and that is by asking the US Government for that money which the Social Security Administration has begun doing in recent years to the tune of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars annually and with the US Government now running annual $1 Trillion Plus Dollar Deficits the TRUTH is that Social Security is now adding Hundreds of Billions of Dollars to the Debt of the American Republic every year.

This past week the Social Security Trustees testified before House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security which C-Span was nice enough to televise….

Social Security Annual Report, C-Span.org

…and in the above hearing the Social Security Trustees testified that there is currently….

$2.7 Trillion Dollars in the Social Security Trust Fund

That is nothing but Complete Horseshit.

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Thanks To ZeroHedge.com for Posting the UCLA Economics Commencement Speech of Michael Burry Who Was One of the Few People to Call the Real Estate Meltdown of the Last Decade….Which Tens of Thousands of Overeducated Ivy League Economists Including Thousands of Economists That Worked at the Federal Reserve Completely Damn Missed – Question: Why Was the US Government Acting Like “Hitler’s Thugs” When Investigating Burry After He Penned A Op-Ed in the New York Times In April 2010 Asking Why the Fed Missed the Financial Meltdown? – Oh, Michael Burry Told the TRUTH and What the Sorry Bastards in Washington DC Hate the Most Is….The TRUTH…and Even Worse….They Hate the Idea of the American People Learning the TRUTH

Thanks to ZeroHedge.com for posting the UCLA Economics commencement speech of Michael Burry who called the meltdown of the real estate market in the last decade and made fools of the Thousands of Economic Hacks educated at Ivy League schools with many of them working for the Federal Reserve who did not have a…

Freaking Clue to what was going on in the REAL World and the same is TRUE today

…including Uncle Ben Bernanke who even after the real estate market had begun imploding in the Summer of 2006 was still telling anyone that was stupid enough to listen that everything was fine….

The most disturbing thing in Michael Burry’s commencement speech is the story he tells about how after he penned an editorial in the New York Times in April 2010…

I Saw the Crisis Coming. Why Didn’t the Fed?, Michael J. Burry, New York Times

…..that the Government of the United States of America…YOUR Government….launched an investigation into Burry and his firm Scion Capital including audits and visits from the FBI when in FACT the US Government should had been hailing Burry as a True American Hero that was just doing something that is now frowned on in Washington DC….

Telling the TRUTH and acting like a REAL American

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Saturday, June 23, 2012 – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Saturday, June 23, 2012 – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Character is higher than intellect.”


“I cannot find language of sufficient energy to convey my sense of the sacredness of private integrity.”


“A little integrity is better than any career. “


“Every industrious man, in every lawful calling, is a useful man. And one principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.”


“What you do thunders so loudly in my ears I cannot hear what you say.”


“To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.”


“We are always getting ready to live but never living.”


“None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.”


“To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men that is genius. “

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