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If you can't fund basic services to the degree that it results in mass casualties, you'd better start raising taxes.

You know the reason basic services in Greece are failing is not the taxes have not been raised. But, of course, the middle of a recession is the wrong time to fire your doctors and nurses and raise taxes on everyone else.

There are three stories about the euro crisis: the Republican story, the German story, and the truth. -- Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Mar 17th, 2012 at 07:57:44 PM EST
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