President Obama

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    He has every place to comment on the state of the European economy. Eurozone leaders have made an absolute hash of the sovereign debt crises and are perennially kicking the can down the road, which is dragging the whole global economy down. They need a good kick up the ass from someone!
     
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    He's the President of the United States, and he was talking about the affect your economies have on ours. Plus, he was right.

    If you don't want him commenting on your economies, maybe you should ask your governments do more to address the problems so you aren't dragging our economy down.
     
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    Oh how witty. But sadly you've got the wrong end of the geographical stick again…

    It is not Germany that's falling apart. It is Greece. Mind you, for you arrogant Yanks it's all the same isn't it?
    Greece Germany Sweden Switzerland.
    :rolleyes:

    And I agree with garybUK that Obama needs to tend to his own backyard before using Europe as a diversion from his own country's failings. I'm sure it goes down a storm in small town Hicksville…
     
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    yes.... because America hasn't been dragging the world economy down has it :rolleyes: like mentioned before he's deflecting the issue in his own country but blaming it on this... rubbish!
     
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    The reality is the US is nowhere NEAR in the same shape as the PIGS. The US is not even remotely close to defaulting on its debt.
     
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    The fact that he simply commented on something is not an issue- he's simply observing the situation as a major world leader and stating his opinion about it.

    Both the American and Greek economies are both really ****** up- however I think America is still better off than Greece.
     
  9. imahawki macrumors 6502a

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    Are you really calling the POTUS a hostage? Guess what, that job is like the highest level management job in the world. When a company hires a manager it is OFTEN because the last guy screwed up. If the new guy comes in and say's he's can't fix it and its the last guy's fault, he won't (and shouldn't) be in the job very long. I'll grant this isn't Obama's fault, but I'm also not seeing any sign that anything he's doing is fixing anything at all.
     
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    So your solution or expectation is to have Obama replaced or we elect a teabagger?

    How about the republicans get kicked out of Congress and the Senate, and the dems grow a pair and change the filibuster rules so that the GOP can't abuse them anymore.
     
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    "Invoking the limits of the possible may be a sympathetic excuse for failure -- but it does not transform failure into success."
     
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    You know what's funny? When europeans comment on american issues and americans tell them to mind their own business, europeans say "omgz you guys are so xenophobic, we can't comment on american issues because we're not american?!?!"

    But when our president comments on european issues you guys are all "mind your own business america, you don't know anything, don't criticize europe"

    Double standard huh?
     
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    If you mean my pro-marriage, pro-family agenda, then yes.

    That, and he doesn't seem quite as clumsy and fake as the big O.

    Ya gotta admit, that Perry video is good. damn good.

    [​IMG]
     
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    No, all i see in that video is fake patriotism that get's people riled up. And as for your agenda, it's BS. This isn't a christian nation buddy. You're anti-marriage and anti-family, is what you are.
     
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    Unfortunately the world's economy is intertwined, when one part takes a crap, it flows around the globe. Not that the U.S. has any room to preach, as in the pot calling the kettle black...
     
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    At least the title of the thread is correct for once.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    You'd think you Europeans would be a bit less hostile to the country whose central bank propped up all of your large banks in 2008-2009. Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse were the 2 largest recipients.
     
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    So he can use big business money to higher some decent video editors..? Not getting your point. If you watch Perry in debates he comes across as extremely clumsy and unintelligent, with how slowly and illogically he answers questions.
     
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    TARP? Surely you jest. TARP was but a small fraction of what the Fed printed and spent to prop up the banks from all over the world.


    Link

    Link


    Read them all and weep

    http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=fed+money+to+foreign+banks&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
     
  23. garybUK thread starter Guest

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    I think the only REAL way to sort out and run an effective single currency in the European Union would be to centralise the exchequers and take the financial policies out of the more "questionable" states e.g. Greece, Ireland, Italy and Spain.

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    oh yeah because the US is a beacon on how to run a country...... well that's what you try to force on other countries though isn't it?? great case study :cool: wasn't it the US that kick started the global recession? :p
     
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    I do like living in a country that is chock-a-block full of iron ore right now.

    And uranium, sweet sweet uranium.

    And aluminium.

    Oh and coal.
     
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    What? One of the worlds most successful countries? And now a member of the OECD.
     

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