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General News    H3'ed 7/5/15

Greece Just Says NO

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Projections from a group of privately owned Greek media outlets shows that people have rejected the European Union’s (EU) proposal for debt relief.  The projections show the projected range for No between 49.5 and 54.5% with Yes between 45.5% and 50.5%.  The EU’s main negotiator, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, demanded the normal austerity punishment to repay back room loans never approved by Greece’s citizens.   Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s Prime Minister, was unable to get any relief.  He did something in the Greek tradition (but never tried for a national bailout):  he suggested a vote by the citizens of Greece.  Well, thank you PM Tsipras and the Greek people.  We should all have the opportunity.  Just say no!  UPDATE:  Official projections from the Greek Interministry now estimate NO at 60% - http://tinyurl.com/onclgej

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