Category Archives: Varoufakis

EUTERIX & (ts)PUTSARIX: DIVORCE FROM BARBARIANS GREEK STYLE (after Asterix & nasrudin!)

“ Once upon a time, under a Magical Mount far, far away, above a god-forsaken village in Attica lived a tribe of cattle thieves….” One very special Attican, (ts)Putsarix by name and reputation climbed the Magical Mount and received the … Continue reading

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EU TAXPAYERS DEMAND JUSTICE FROM JUDGE VAROUFAKIS (after nasrudin)

YESTERDAY THE EU RAN INTO JUDGE VAROUFAKIS’S COURTROOM AND CRIED, “ HIGHWAY ROBBERY ! WE WERE JUST ROBBED ! IT MUST HAVE BEEN SOMEONE FROM GREECE AND WE DEMAND JUSTICE.” “THE ROBBER ASKED US FOR A LOAN JUST TO GET … Continue reading

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TIMEO DANAOS ET DONA FERENTES: BEWARE OF GREEKS BEARING GIFTS

Some might say, the Greeks are up to their old tricks again. The Trojan Horse this time is the entire Greek People ! The new Greek God politicians, Apollo – Tsipras and Hermes – Varoufakis, have set up the Greek … Continue reading

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GREECE: THROWING GOOD MONEY AFTER BAD. or, WHERE’S ALEXANDER WHEN THE EU NEEDS HIM: IT’S TIME TO CUT THE GORDIAN KNOT !

News Flash. The EU, the IMF, and ECB are actually offering to provide Greece with € 36.1 billion! The standard figure in the news of € 7.2 billion is actually wrong. (€ 7.2 billion balance tranche of second loan; € … Continue reading

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HOMER’S HYMN TO THE NEW HERMES – VAROUFAKIS. Or, A HALF TRUTH IS A WHOLE LIE !

Everyone knows the trickster – it’s been the stuff of legend and myth. No longer. For the first time in a long time, the God of Thieves has come back to play tricks and bedevil the EU’s mortals. Even Homer … Continue reading

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GREECE – NEEDS TO LEARN: THE TAIL DOES NOT WAG THE DOG; or, THE NEW GREEK “ZOLA”: J’ACCUSE, J’ACCUSE, etc. !

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis has Chutzpah. He just told the Euro Group lenders to stop wasting time and give us, Greece, what we want! It’s either crass or brass. He chastised the Euro Group lenders – imagine ! – for … Continue reading

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