bailout

The Bailout has gone from bad, to worse, to outright pillaging

Remember the 2008 Wall Street Bailout that infuriated everyone?
That was amateur hour compared to the 2020 Corporate Bailout.
It's like comparing a street thug stealing a woman's purse to a viking raiding party sacking a town.
Where to begin? Let's start with oversight.

Wash Post anonymous source says Greece threatened militarily during negotiations

I found this nugget (which I retitled) inside a Wapo article:

Report: Greek leader threatened with military hostilities

Greece’s dire financial straits meant it had scant leverage to push back against some of its creditors’ most onerous demands. ...

The moves are fostering a deep sense of resentment among Tsipras’s allies and a conviction that Europeans sought to humiliate him. During a pivotal meeting with Merkel, French President François Hollande and European Council President Donald Tusk, Tsipras at one point received a thinly veiled threat that if he walked away and left the euro, Greece risked going it alone geopolitically, too.

According to two officials in Brussels with knowledge of the exchange, the specter was raised of aggression from Turkey — a neighboring nation viewed in Greece as a historic antagonist.

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