Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/5/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/5/2011As part of its initiative to close its budget deficit and meet the bailout conditions set by the IMF and the EU, Greece has opened up the sale of several of its beautiful Aegean islands to foreign buyers. A wealthy Turkish business owner has expressed an interest in buying at least some of those islands. Meanwhile, demonstrators in Syntagma Square in Athens renewed their protests against the government’s austerity measures. They have reportedly clashed with police, who once again used tear gas against them.

In other news, the Israeli Defense Ministry says that the recent sabotage attack on the gas pipeline from Egypt to Israel endangers the national security of both countries.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, Euro-Islam, Fjordman, Insubria, TV, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Ralph Lynn said...

What a swizz for the Greek people. Selling off those beautiful islands for temporary credit.

Perhaps Muslims against Crusades could raise several billions from a wealthy mid east benefactor to back up their bid for Bradford, Dewsbury and Tower Hamlets. Our gubmint could then stave off the inevitable for a while too.

Land for time.