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Ahead of elections expected (but not yet scheduled) in about a month, fringe parties in Greece -...

Ahead of elections expected (but not yet scheduled) in about a month, fringe parties in Greece - ranging from Communists to neo-Nazis - are registering 50% in polls. The political establishment - New Democracy and Pasok - are at just 35-40% vs. the combined 75% of the vote won in 2009. "A recipe for chaos," says a political consultant. (see also)
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  • davidingeorgia
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    I think you're going to get chaos in Greece for quite awhile to come, no matter who gets the highest vote totals in an election. Besides, isn't Germany running Greece now anyway?
    28 Mar 2012, 08:11 AM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    Germany is not running Greece the bankers are. This is most evident by the fact that its bonds are no longer issued under its own laws but under laws most conducive to bondholders.

     

    This is likely why the Greek population wants to kick out the lifelong politicians who have controlled the country forever by migrating to fringe parties.
    28 Mar 2012, 12:49 PM Reply Like
  • Trader Monk
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    "A recipe for chaos"..Indeed..this is scary..
    28 Mar 2012, 08:42 AM Reply Like
  • Tricky
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    The parasitic limb of Europe starting to show gangrene
    28 Mar 2012, 08:47 AM Reply Like
  • Trader Monk
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    These conditions are similar to those present in Germany that allowed for the rise of the Nazi empire..Very scary..
    28 Mar 2012, 08:52 AM Reply Like
  • Jon S.
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    Except Greece can't afford to take over Europe...
    28 Mar 2012, 10:02 AM Reply Like
  • Trader Monk
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    Jon..Understood..My comment was more directed at the tremendous level of despair in a country and the willingness of the people to buy into radicalism that offers false hope.
    28 Mar 2012, 12:08 PM Reply Like
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