Australians are catching the Greek di...

Australians are catching the Greek disease

There are 4 comments on the Crikey story from May 14, 2012, titled Australians are catching the Greek disease. In it, Crikey reports that:

The world banking system is about to be tested once again by another European crisis because politicians and central bankers underestimated the power of people.

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“NO ANZUS”

Since: Nov 10

Southern California

#1 May 14, 2012
"Forty seven per cent of Australian consumers feel they are in financial trouble or not financially secure, up from 36% in 2011."

11% rise in a year. Doesn't bode well for Julia next election. Those people probably voted Rudd last time. If people perceive economy getting worse before election incumbent usually loses. Time to go negative Julia. Your only hope.

Since: Apr 11

Roma, QLD

#2 May 15, 2012
Mr Humbert wrote:
"Forty seven per cent of Australian consumers feel they are in financial trouble or not financially secure, up from 36% in 2011."

11% rise in a year. Doesn't bode well for Julia next election. Those people probably voted Rudd last time. If people perceive economy getting worse before election incumbent usually loses. Time to go negative Julia. Your only hope.
Cost of living has risen substantially, a 100k a year earner used to be well off, but cost of living plus tax, there isn't much left over, but they seem intent on taxing us more.

“Progressive liberal politic”

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#3 May 15, 2012
EU need to become common country as USA, and euro need to unite with dollar.

Since: Apr 11

Roma, QLD

#4 May 15, 2012
neobyzantine wrote:
EU need to become common country as USA, and euro need to unite with dollar.
No remake of the Roman empire for you nazi.

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