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Get Real America
I am tired of hearing on the American media about Greece and its problems.
The US media would try and have the American people believe that Greece is the cause of all their woes and that the Greek people are being unreasonable in not taking their medicine quietly.
At least Greece is trying to take medication for its problems.
Greece is deep in debt and is implicating strict austerity measures in order to try and relieve this debt. As can be expected, the Greek people are unhappy about these measures, feeling that they are perhaps too strict.
The point here is that at least they are trying to solve the problem.
America is also deep in debt but instead of taking the unpopular step of trying to solve the problem, America continues to increase their debt.
Greece has little to do with the US debt: they are a minor trading partner. I know they are part of Europe, which is a major trading partner but quite rightly, Europe is trying to help Greece.
The United States is acting like a person who does not want to pay a fare and so stands by the side of the road hitch hiking. When he doesn’t get a lift, he blames his woes on the passing motorists.
Greece is like a Golf Cart to the Tow Head of America. The Golf Cart can’t pull the tow head out of the mud on its own.
Get real America and face the fact that your problems are your problems and you can’t wait for the rest of the world to solve them for you. You must take some action yourselves, after all you are the largest economy in the world and the leader of the free market and so you must take your share of the blame, for what the world economy has become.
- The SS Economy
The economy is like a ship at sea, it constantly has to be steered. Have the engines of the US economy be left running whilst nobody is at the helm?
It is time that the politicians stopped listening to their own propaganda and got down to the real business of reducing the deficit. No longer can they afford to sit back expecting the world to do their job for them.
Let’s face it, even if the SUV of Europe got back on the road, it would still have a job pulling out the tow head, especially if the tow head keeps its brakes on.
The United States must take its own austerity measures now, alongside Europe. That way we can all pull the economy up together instead of one waiting for the other to pull them up.
This is not economic rocket science, it is time that the politicians heeded common sense [the sense of the commoners], instead of the egotistic ramblings of a few elitists.
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