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Jeff Danziger

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  1. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, about 1 year ago

    Ach, nein nein nein! (27)

  2. Andy

    Andy said, about 1 year ago

    I love how everybody runs to the Germans to bail them out, but when the Germans want to put conditions on the loans to actually solve their problems, everybody whines about how mean the Germans are. Fine; don’t take the money!

  3. Tigger

    Tigger GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Andy

    They’re taxing your bank account, money that is yours not money you borrowed

  4. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 1 year ago

    First of all – we (Germany) had nothing to do with this harebrained idea. Secondly, the “Big Three” of EZB, IMF and World Bank wanted to have a 40% (in words: FOURTY PERCENT!) haircut to all accounts over € 100.000. And lastly: even a lefty like me has problems with this. I don’t mind being taxed, it’s factored in, i still can get rich, it just takes a bit longer. But if the government simply decides to take away my money AFTER I made it AND paid taxes AND being taxed on interest there is a big, big problem!

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    In Germany I don’t need to work if I don’t like to, there are ways to live on the government dole. If I have to assume that they will take my money I’d rather not work! If everybody does this the system will collapse within days. WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?!? This could have crashed the world economy like nothing! They are playing with the survival of our civilization, just because they don’t want to tax the interests of the Russian billionaires that park their money in Cyprus. I’m really very p-oed about this!

  5. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 1 year ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    Oh, and one more thing: thank you, Mr. Danziger, for using Merkel, not Hitler…

  6. ne7minder55

    ne7minder55 said, about 1 year ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    I’ll only disagree with your rant on one small detail. As America is proving every day, higher taxes DO NOT make becoming rich take less time. In fact it appears as if just the opposite is the case. We have lower taxes than at any time in the last 60 years yet poverty is increasing and income equity is declining. Europe and the Scandinavian countries, with much higher taxes actually provides greater economic mobility. If you are poor or working class in Europe and Scandinavia you are MUCH MORE likely to become well to do than you are in the US.

  7. Andy

    Andy said, about 1 year ago

    Tigger—the haircut is to insure a portion of THEIR OWN BAILOUT; the rest of the money comes from Germany and the EU. But the same thing happened in Greece.—look; they created their own problems with profligate spending and the national past time of tax avoidance, but when somebody you’ve asked to bail you out attaches strings, THEN you go into outrage mode?

  8. ru2dum020

    ru2dum020 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Can’t say I blame the Germans from placing demands on Cyprus – after the problems they had with Greece, but for Cyprus to ask their people to help out the government, well, it may be the only way the government can get the job done. I don’t see any villains in this at all.

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