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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has published the last 10 years of his tax returns as he...

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has published the last 10 years of his tax returns as he attempts to counter allegations that he and other leaders of his ruling People's Party took kickbacks from a construction firm and private individuals. The scandal has roiled markets and sent Spanish bond yields rising after a period of relative calm had sparked hopes that the eurozone was inching its way out of its debt crisis.
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  • davidingeorgia
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    I didn't think they let you become a politician in the first place in Spain unless you did take kickbacks and bribes (or whatever they call those in Spain)?
    10 Feb 2013, 06:21 AM Reply Like
  • Paul Price
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    As if he would have declared the bribes as income.
    10 Feb 2013, 08:00 AM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    I though Europe was fixed, that's what they kept saying.
    10 Feb 2013, 08:06 AM Reply Like
  • IgnisFatuus
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    June1234, they said "Europe was IN a fix", not "Europe was fixed"...
    10 Feb 2013, 08:22 AM Reply Like
  • apppp
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    Such a shame he seemed so trustworthy.
    10 Feb 2013, 10:36 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    "Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has published the last 10 years of his tax returns as he attempts to counter allegations that he and other leaders of his ruling People's Party took kickbacks..."

     

    I'm shocked. Shocked!

     

    Is Minister
    Rojoy one of us or not? If he is one of us, then..."it's his private business, everyone's entitled to....

     

    Is he a right winger?

     

    Off with his head.
    10 Feb 2013, 03:57 PM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    "Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has published the last 10 years of his tax returns as he attempts to counter allegations..."

     

    (having second thoughts)

     

    Did he use Turbotax?

     

    If he was politically correct, no problem.

     

    If not...updating...
    10 Feb 2013, 04:23 PM Reply Like
  • jcbb
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    Well, here in Spain things are not as easy to understand as it seems. Rajoy probably has something to hide like any other politician. With only two major political parties it is very easy to be corrupt. We need more political parties and also we need legislation about transparency we it comes to politicians.

     

    IgnisFatus: Europe is not fixed at all. I am waiting for new lows in the indices.

     

    Best
    10 Feb 2013, 07:53 PM Reply Like
  • IgnisFatuus
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    I would agree.
    10 Feb 2013, 11:52 PM Reply Like
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