Drachma queen

To some extent, I sympathize with the Greeks during this, their Hour of Need; but it’s not going to go away without a whole lot of hardship. Believe me, I know.


  1. fillyjonk »

    7 July 2015 · 4:52 pm

    In all seriousness, I can’t quite why see why people are joking and stuff about this. It’s deadly serious and I fear we’re not too terribly far behind Greece. It can happen here.

    I try to live frugally so that things like needing new car tires or my washing machine breaking doesn’t break ME, but if the whole world’s broken, having lived frugally isn’t going to save a person.

  2. CGHill »

    7 July 2015 · 5:16 pm

    We’re not all that far behind Greece. We have, however, at least as much capacity for denial.

  3. McGehee »

    7 July 2015 · 5:52 pm

    Humor is how we process horror. Which explains why I’ve given up serious commentary in favor of Twitter snark.

  4. Francis W. Porretto »

    8 July 2015 · 5:09 am

    — So in the spring of 2010, I bowed to the inevitable. More than one-third of what I earned would be diverted to deficit reduction. I grat my teeth and vowed to ride it out. —

    Imagine American politicians trying to sell that course of action to our gimme-fied public.

    The precious metals are still reliable stores of value. Protect yourself while you still can.

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