Economic disaster adds to Syrians' woes

Economic disaster adds to Syrians' woes

There are 6 comments on the Bangkok Post story from Jul 7, 2013, titled Economic disaster adds to Syrians' woes. In it, Bangkok Post reports that:

Damascus taxi driver Abu Ali works practically non-stop but barely makes ends meet, like many Syrians who are struggling to weather the economic effects of the bloody conflict raging in their country.

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Jude

Ashburn, VA

#1 Jul 7, 2013
Assad still got plenty of the Russian made monopoly $tuff.

rtloder

Since: Nov 12

Baulkham Hills, Australia

#2 Jul 7, 2013
Jude wrote:
Assad still got plenty of the Russian made monopoly $tuff.

Russia just spent 4.5 billion US ,$, on a sporting event.
I don't think you know FA and not very sweet when your SSC stupid.
Bob 12321

Hyannis, MA

#3 Jul 7, 2013
Jude wrote:
Assad still got plenty of the Russian made monopoly $tuff.
And the U.S. uses the same Monopoly money as the rest of the world.
opps, I'm sorry, some African nations use GOLD.
Avenger

Hamilton, Canada

#4 Jul 7, 2013
Assad monopoly money is worthless nobody wants it.
55% inflation.
Foreign trade alone fell by over 97 percent in 2012.
And the dictator in his palace still is pretending all is well. lol
Ira Goldfarb

United States

#5 Jul 7, 2013
Bob 12321 wrote:
<quoted text>
And the U.S. uses the same Monopoly money as the rest of the world.
opps, I'm sorry, some African nations use GOLD.
We'll get that soon enough.

rtloder

Since: Nov 12

Wollongong, Australia

#6 Jul 7, 2013
Bob 12321 wrote:
<quoted text>
And the U.S. uses the same Monopoly money as the rest of the world.
opps, I'm sorry, some African nations use GOLD.

How so , I don't think so.
And anyhow gold would worth so much an ounce no body would be able to afford it.
So trade would only be barter.
Which is impossible , everyone would get swindled.
But I agree international currencies can not be a recipe for Gov. Debt.

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