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Rab-oldname
'International Statesman of the Year'

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TeeHeeHee
A Lesson for Britain's voters in general ... and Gordon Brown in particular.

Germany's new boom: making money by making stuff
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/1...om-making-stuff

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Strolling the broad, prosperous streets of Munich, it is worth recalling the times over the past decade when Gordon Brown used to boast in his budgets about how the UK economy was leaving Germany for dead.

Now – following the most successful year for Europe's biggest economy since the euphoria that followed reunification two decades ago – that looks like the sort of prediction English football fans make ahead of each World Cup: premature, based on little more than wishful thinking – and wrong. "We will have a golden decade now," says Hans-Werner Sinn, president of Munich's Ifo Institute, one of the country's leading thinktanks. Sinn wrote a book early in the last decade, when unemployment was high and pessimism rampant, called Can Germany be Saved? His view then was that it could be. Now he says it has been.

The phrase "crisis, what crisis" also springs to mind outside the Audi plant an hour up the autobahn in Ingolstadt, where a happy band of German motorists have turned up to pick up their new cars, fresh off a one-kilometre production line churning out 2,500 vehicles a day, six days a week. ...

"Britain was on a 10-year high and now it is doing cold turkey. You have to wean the economy off credit and rebalance towards production and traded goods. But it takes years and years and years. In Britain there is a tendency to take the easy way out, to just go for another gin and tonic
Dunvegan
QUOTE (TeeHeeHee @ 18th Mar 2011, 09:36pm) *
A Lesson for Britain's voters in general ... and Gordon Brown in particular.

Germany's new boom: making money by making stuff
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/1...om-making-stuff

Leaving Germany for dead???? He must have had access to vast amounts of cheap Islay malt.
weeshuggie
As the moron declared "There will be no return to boom and bust." yes cos he had bust us for a generation the half witted prat, stealing fae the pension funds and selling aff the family gold tae the ragman for a few eubloons
jamcat
Aye Gordon Brown, he sold half of our gold reserves when gold was at it's lowest price ever. The moron started buying gold when it was at it's highest price ever. that was a great boost to our economy. All we need now are another few like him and we can become a third world country
Jim D
Don't forget the wee thing that the city bankers did!
jamcat
QUOTE (Jim D @ 20th Mar 2011, 09:22pm) *
Don't forget the wee thing that the city bankers did!

They are all the same politicians, a bunch of winkers [mistype] we would have been better of under the raving monster looney party as I bet they wouldn't have pockled expenses and things.
TeeHeeHee
QUOTE (Jim D @ 20th Mar 2011, 10:16pm) *
Don't forget the wee thing that the city bankers did!

Don't forget the wee thing that Gordon Brown did, the Midas Touch in reverse.
The 400 tons of gold that the brownie got his badge (and 2 Billion quid) for, is now worth 13 Billion at the new high of $1,500 an ounce.
Hope the ex-chancellor and ex-PM has that on his CV (as if he need s one rolleyes.gif )
zascot
QUOTE (jamcat @ 20th Mar 2011, 03:19am) *
Aye Gordon Brown, he sold half of our gold reserves when gold was at it's lowest price ever. The moron started buying gold when it was at it's highest price ever. that was a great boost to our economy. All we need now are another few like him and we can become a third world country

What do you mean become biggrin.gif wink.gif
TeeHeeHee
Right man for the job? Gordon Brown gets new economics post to try to save the world from another financial crisis.

You couldn't make it up.
King Sadim Brown (Midas in reverse) is about to save the world economically.

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Gordon Brown accepted a new international economic job yesterday – and said his task is to save the world from the next financial crisis.

The former prime minister was handed a post co-ordinating strategy for the World Economic Forum, a collection of leading politicians and businessmen.


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Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-13...l#ixzz1KJ1Ilz51
bilbo.s
We're DOOMED ! sad.gif
Rab-oldname
Why do I always feel like the wee boy in 'The Kings New Clothes' when I read stuff like this? mad.gif
TeeHeeHee
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Some of the accounts of Brown being monosyllabic or childishly unhelpful when asked direct questions in meetings are pure John Cleese: so embarrassing they are not funny.


http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/comme...wn-2348855.html
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