Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The Deathbed of Western Civilization?

Three people were killed in the latest round of rioting in Greece: 

Several of our favorite commentators have been watching how events are unfolding in the Cradle of Western Civilzation and they don't like what the auguries portend--this could happen in our country in the near future.

Greeks are taking to the streets to protest government cutbacks in entitltements.  The party is over.  The Greek government realized (probably too late) that the entitlements lavished on its citizens is unsustainable.  And the citizenry, hooked on the government dole, is responding--violently.

Our favorite commentators refer to this as:  The Greek Tragedy.

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