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Armed Robberies are Up 110% in Greece

The AP reports Some Greek pharmacies will close on Friday, but not in protest against the relentless burden of austerity or the withering of state reimbursements for the drugs they sell. Rather, they are mourning for one of their own, … Continue reading

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Antiquities Trafficking

In Greece 44 people have been arrested for antiquities trafficking. Greek police arrested a total of 44 people for illegal antiquities trafficking after they investigated the group’s moves for months, officials said on Sunday. Police said they confiscated 9,200 silver … Continue reading

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No Wonder Greece is Bankrupt, Morally

No wonder tax evasion and corruption and graft have destroyed the country- there’s altogether a lack of moral certitude and the absence of any semblance of a moral center.  Adding insult to injury, they’ve just decided, in their wisdom, that … Continue reading

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Some Greeks are so Bad Off They’re Giving up their Children…

That’s bad off. Greece’s financial crisis has made some families so desperate they are giving up the most precious thing of all – their children. One morning a few weeks before Christmas a kindergarten teacher in Athens found a note … Continue reading

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A Ugaritic Fragment Discovered in Greece

Niels Peter Lemche writes There has on AEGEANET been quite a discussion of this possible Ugaritic fragment which turned up at Tiryns in Greece. A download of an extended article can be found here: http://www.ufg-va.uni-hd.de/md/zaw/ufg/mitarbeiter/17._cohen-maran-vetters.pdf Take a look.  If it … Continue reading

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If Greece Had Embraced The Reformation…

It wouldn’t be in the mess it’s in.  As the Editor of Die Zeit remarks, the northern Europeans (Scandinavians, Germans, Dutch) have stable economies while the southern Europeans (Portugal, Spain, Greece, Italy)(or as they are known, PIGS) don’t.  The northerners … Continue reading

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Gath, Greece, Hazael, and Things They Have in Common

Aren’s got a fine post up today! It’s not often that Hazael and Greece are co-ordinated on the blogs. But Aren shows why he’s done it. As you all probably know, Hazael king of Aram Damascus was an very important … Continue reading

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How Israel Manipulated Greece into Hindering the Gaza Flotilla

After ‘Tahrir’ ship intercepted by Greek coast guard, Jewish-Canadian activist says Athens operating in Israel’s favor as a result of economic pressure from J’lem due to Greece’s current financial crisis. An activist aboard the Gaza-bound flotilla on Tuesday claimed that … Continue reading

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Greece Spent too Much, for Decades, and now the Hen has come home to Roost

When a populace has its hand out demanding all manner of services and then votes to cut taxes and circumvent payment of any fees or taxes it should come as no surprise that eventually the cards will all crash down. … Continue reading

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Look East and You’ll See the Future of America…

Because our dim politicians are too busy bickering to solve real problems.  So in the paragraphs that follow substitute ‘America’ for ‘Greece’ where it fits and you can read the press reports of America in the not too distant future: … Continue reading

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