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(Global Geopolitics)   Today's Fark Business tab WTF: Greece's first surplus in generations enters the record books   (glblgeopolitics.wordpress.com) divider line 12
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2014-04-25 07:49:07 AM  
Cooking the books is about as lame as juking the stats.

Wait a second...
 
2014-04-25 08:57:36 AM  
Looks like proof that austerity really works.
 
2014-04-25 09:24:08 AM  
Thanks Obama!
 
2014-04-25 11:35:56 AM  
Raid enough bank accounts of your citizens, and eventually, you'll have enough money to cover the budget.
 
2014-04-25 12:51:17 PM  
Today's Fark Business Tab WTF: How does your shiatty blog keep getting greenlit!?
 
2014-04-25 03:05:00 PM  

FarkedOver: Today's Fark Business Tab WTF: How does your shiatty blog keep getting greenlit!?


You could just go to the linked news source.
http://euobserver.com/news/123913

All this blog did was to regurgitate that story.
 
2014-04-25 03:06:45 PM  
Excluding interest on its debt repayments and a number of one-off measures to prop up its banks, Athens recorded a surplus of €1.5 billion, worth

So, if you don't bother counting everything that was causing them to go bankrupt in the first place....
 
2014-04-25 03:46:35 PM  

RightWingWacko: So, if you don't bother counting everything that was causing them to go bankrupt in the first place....


Yes and no.

Being able to show a primary surplus will help to bring their borrowing cost (interest) down substantially.  It is the first step of digging out of their hole.
 
2014-04-25 04:23:29 PM  

HeadLever: FarkedOver: Today's Fark Business Tab WTF: How does your shiatty blog keep getting greenlit!?

You could just go to the linked news source.
http://euobserver.com/news/123913

All this blog did was to regurgitate that story.


That's fine and dandy.  It still doesn't change the fact that this blog is garbage.
 
2014-04-25 04:38:17 PM  

FarkedOver: It still doesn't change the fact that this blog is garbage.


What about it is garbage regarding this story?
 
2014-04-25 06:56:41 PM  
upload.wikimedia.org
On the case!
 
2014-04-26 10:11:26 AM  

HeadLever: FarkedOver: It still doesn't change the fact that this blog is garbage.

What about it is garbage regarding this story?


Please don't attempt to engage the snarktrolls using logic. They've developed tremendous antibodies against it.
 
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