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Old 11-25-12, 06:37
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Any thoughts on the Catalan election? Will they move towards independence further rocking Spain. Can't see how they can survive on their own though.
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Old 11-26-12, 23:33
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Any thoughts on the Catalan election? Will they move towards independence further rocking Spain. Can't see how they can survive on their own though.
Why not? Europe is full of quaint little nation states. If anything, being tethered to Spain -- with its enormous debt load -- is a liability. You can't blame them for wanting to go their own way.
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Old 11-28-12, 16:20
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Any thoughts on the Catalan election? Will they move towards independence further rocking Spain. Can't see how they can survive on their own though.
catalonia (?) is one of the most prosperous part of Spain. They would manage themselves pretty well i recon. Have no idea how Spain will react to it though
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Old 12-02-12, 04:00
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US needs a another Clinton in the White House like cycling needs another doping scandal. What is the point of the UN when Israel do what they want anyway ? I see that more Jewish settlements are to be built on the Left bank even though the US advised against it.
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Old 12-02-12, 21:48
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Meanwhile, Borat became president of Slovenia.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20571215
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Old 12-03-12, 11:05
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Why our country is down the drain - Judge Judy >> Great video which highlights an important point.
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Old 12-04-12, 11:15
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Why our country is down the drain - Judge Judy >> Great video which highlights an important point.
For example. A woman has two children to two different fathers. She receives 18% of each father's wage plus family payments, plus sole parent pension if she is not working, plus rent assistance plus baby bonuses for each child, transport rebates, free medical, rebates for schooling. While someone on a disability support pension or someone caring for a elderly parent and trying to work is barely making ends meet. This is why our welfare system does not work. Gillard is in la la land, she wants to go and visit a few households where people are caring for autistic children or a parent with alzheimers. The people that want to work are handicapped by losing a high percentage of their benefit if they even try and work part time and example number one as above does not have to work. Where are the incentives ?
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Old 12-04-12, 12:18
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i wonder what he was like before his 3 years of college?
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Old 12-04-12, 14:37
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i wonder what he was like before his 3 years of college?
An impressive specimen. College educators take note. Look what you are sending out into the world and he still does not understand what the judge was trying to tell him. It was his money, end of story.
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Old 12-05-12, 00:56
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Dutch friends, what do you think about this?

I thought Wilders wasn't having any role running the place?
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