Friday, February 20, 2015

This Is How You Really Show You Are Buckling and Are Willing to Completely Sell Out

This appears to be a genuine report. The Greek tragedy has turned into a Greek comedy.

From  Deutsche Börse Group:
FRANKFURT (MNI) - The Greek government accidentally sent the wrong letter
to Brussels on Thursday with the intended version going a step further accepting
conditions agreed to by the previous government, Germany's Bild Zeitung reported
Friday citing government sources.

     According to the report, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in cooperation
with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Eurogroup head Jeroen
Dijsselbloem Wednesday had prepared a letter to secure support of bailout

     However, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent an altered version of
the letter in which - against previous agreements - omitting assurances that
Greece will accept bailout conditions agreed to by the previous government, the
report said.

     The paper said that in conversations with Dijsselbloem and German
chancellor Angela Merkel, Tsipras described the letter as an "administrative
Maybe it's Greek game theory:


  1. Like many of my drunken emails (and comments). I need a sobriety checkpoint on my keyboard after 6:00.

  2. Sounds more like Emily Litella Game: "Never mind".

  3. Hillary does a pretty good job, too...........

    Hilary Clinton Exposed Part 1 – How She Aggressively Lobbied for Mega Corporations as Secretary of State

    That approach, which Mrs. Clinton called “economic statecraft,” emerged in discussions with Robert Hormats, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker who has worked in Democratic and Republican administrations and became an undersecretary of state. “One of the very first items was, how do we strengthen the role of the State Department in economic policy?” he says.

    Early in Mrs. Clinton’s tenure, according to Mr. Hormats, Microsoft’s then Chief Research Officer Craig Mundie asked the State Department to send a ranking official to a fourth annual meeting of U.S. software executives and Chinese government officials about piracy and Internet freedom. Mr. Hormats joined the December 2009 meeting in Beijing.

    Mr. Hormats says there was no relation between Microsoft’s donations and the State Department’s participation in the China conference.

    - From the Wall Street Journal article: Hillary Clinton’s Complex Corporate Ties