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Savaitės senumo, tik dabar pastebėjau.

Nuland was interested in just one line of the bill that President Petro Poroshenko submitted to the parliament, on page 7: 
18. The particulars of local government in certain districts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions are determined by a special law.

/.../ Ukraine has overplayed its hand in demanding more international aid and sympathy. Russia's aggression in the east has stalled, yet #Ukraine remains unruly, corrupt, economically supine and rife with armed groups. The ultranationalist organization Right Sector, which was active and useful in fending off the pro-Russian rebels, has recently started a mini-war to control cigarette smuggling in western Ukraine, something Poroshenko has struggled to extinguish. No wonder Nuland was dispatched to Kiev to protect the shaky Minsk cease-fire: Washington wants Ukraine to be stable. The Kremlin, for its part, is losing interest in the armed conflict it helped create: It wants to move on from military interference in Ukraine to quieter political destabilization.
When the big players' interests largely coincide, it doesn't take a conspiracy to get them to cooperate.
Did the U.S. push a pro-Russia constitutional amendment in return for help on the Iran deal?
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Obama irgi vatnikas.
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... nes suomiai įsivedė eurą.
Finland has among the best schools in the world and least corrupt government, but that hasn't been able to save it from euro stagnation.
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+Vytautas Vakrina Nuorodas įdėjau. Smagu, kad pavyko pagauti bent pagrindinę mintį, kurią nuobodžiai aiškinu visuomenei savo tinklaraštyje jau seniai. Apie įvairių BVP rodiklių naudojimą dažnai rašo ir patys statistinės informacijos šaltiniai, reikia tik netingėti skaityti. Detaliau galima susipažinti knygose apie ekonominio augimo teorijas ir taurptautinę makroekonomiką.
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Buvome santykinai didžiausios Europos paramos gavėjais.
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“Warum Amerika mit dem Untergang des #Euro rechnet. Transfers viel kleiner als in USA http://t.co/jib4T9PCVg via @welt”
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... pagavai.
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Iš kur atsiranda pabėgėliai.

David Mizner: The prospect of mass atrocities was central to American officials’ case for war — as it usually is. Qaddafi was, in Clinton’s words, a “creature” who “will destroy anyone or anything in his way.” Probably because they knew they weren’t telling the truth, American leaders avoided using the word “genocide.” #Clinton spoke of “tens of thousands” of deaths, and Obama said he acted to prevent a “bloodbath,” “atrocities,” and “mass graves.” The White House circulated an op-ed by Rwandan President Paul Kagame titled, “Rwandans know why Gadhafi must be stopped.”
Analysts such as Alan Kuperman challenged the official line at the time, pointing out that Qaddafi had not targeted civilians in other cities he’d recaptured. Now the Washington Times has provided evidence of a misinformation campaign, reporting that the Pentagon knew that Qaddafi had ordered his generals not to attack civilians and that the Defense Information Agency found that he “was unlikely to risk world outrage by inflicting large civilian casualties.”
Not content merely to warn of mass slaughter, American officials also employed a time-honored tactic of selling war: making false allegations of rape. In April 2011, Susan Rice claimed that Qaddafi was giving his troops Viagra to encourage rape, and in June, when Congress was making noises about trying to halt the war, Clinton picked up this rhetorical line of attack.
Amnesty debunked the claim at the time. We now know its apparent source. /.../
The Libyan government didn’t just allege an al-Qaeda presence in the opposition but compiled evidence in a report that, according to the Washington Times, a US intelligence asset sought to deliver to members of Congress. “There is a close link between #alQaeda , Jihadi organizations, and the opposition in Libya,” read the report.
Now that beheadings and car bombs are commonplace in Libya, it can’t be denied that the warning was valid, although no one could foresee the emergence of the Islamic State.
The moral sickness of the opposition cut even deeper and wider than the barbarism of al-Qaeda. Anti-black racism was endemic to it. In August 2011, brigades centered in Misrata forced all forty thousand Tawergha — who are mostly descendants of black slaves — to flee the city that bears their name.
“The forced displacement of roughly 40,000 people, arbitrary detentions, torture, and killings are widespread, systematic, and sufficiently organized to be crimes against humanity,” said Human Rights Watch in 2013, two years after its Washington director, Tom Malinowski, cheered the war and said democracy was “tantalizingly close.”
#CIA operatives were working with the opposition from the beginning. It is impossible that American officials didn’t know about the pogroms against blacks, which began as soon as the insurgency did. In his review of Maximilian Forte’s essential Slouching Toward Sirte, Dan Glazenbook summarizes his findings:
50 sub-Saharan African migrants were burnt alive in Al-Bayda on the second day of the insurgency. An Amnesty International report from September 2011 made it clear that this was no isolated incident: “When al-Bayda, Benghazi, Derna, Misrata and other cities first fell under the control of the NTC in February, anti-Gaddafi forces carried out house raids, killing and other violent attacks” against sub-Saharan Africans and black Libyans, and “what we are seeing in western Libya is a very similar pattern to what we have seen in Benghazi and Misrata after those cities fell to the rebels” – arbitrary detention, torture and execution of black people.
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Buvome paminėti.
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"But why have Lithuania, Malta and The Slovak Republic done so well?"
http://seekingalpha.com/article/3322825-the-euro-a-monetary-strangulation-mechanism

Have they? By what measure? GDP? Partly because GDP is NOT the same as general welfare of the people.
 
I know people in Lithuania. They say GDP looks better only because huge numbers of youth & the educated have simply left the country. It's culturally & economically devastated. That's what happens when you let accountants & tax lawyers (risk avoiders) try to run cultures ... instead of real leaders willing to sacrifice nominal numbers to provide real benefits to real people.
 
Accountants would agree that it makes more economic "sense" to euthanize half of humanity. They miss the potential completely.
 
Why? I've come to feel that the root cause is double-entry bookkeeping itself.
 
There's no way to account for creation or invention in double-entry bookkeeping, where every benefit has to "come from somewhere" ... so that every profit has to be matched by a loss somewhere else.
 
The first consequences are a bunch of fudge factors. That's why financial-capital gains always "accrue," while labor-capital wages always "inflate." Pure, & completely arbitrary semantics.
 
That's not the way the real world works. Not physics, not chemistry, not biology, and not even human culture.
 
We can't go on trying to stuff our massively multi-faceted world into the square hole of NeoLiberal capitalism. That approach is disastrously naive & over-simplistic. In fact, it's mind numbingly dumb.
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+Jura Stan duomenų nekontrolė visais lygiais yra realybė. "No archiving of data" galėtų tapt specializuotos lobistų interneto svetainės devizu.
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Tsipras kapituliuoja.
Greek Government proposal to the EU on Bailout package 3.0 have been published here: http://www.naftemporiki.gr/finance/story/976680/the-greek-reform-proposals. Quick read through suggests the following: These proposals are ...
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+Vytautas Vakrina Kapituliacija padarys didelę žalą kitoms valstybėms, norinčioms savarankiškesnės politikos. Europos CERBeris dar labiau įsidrąsins spausti kitas valstybes su mokesčių surinkimo politika ir taupymu. Nes žino - daugiau niekas neišdrįs jam pasipriešinti. 
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Norėjo įsivest pinigus, bet nepajėgė instituciškai.
Ex-Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has claimed he was authorized by Alexis Tsipras last December to look into a parallel payment system that would operate using wiretapped tax registration numbers and could eventually work as a parallel banking system, Kathimerini has learned.
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Pigiai pardavė. Gal kaip verslas FT dabar tiek ir kainuoja, bet autoritetas, įtaka, potencialas vystytis panašu liko nuvertinti.
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Orlovo pradžiamokslis revoliucionieriams.
#Graikija
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Ne mes vieni mokam privatizuot.
“Highest bid €10,000 for a #Spanish #airport that cost €1,000,000,000 to build. Get your bids in, auction ends 15 Sept”
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Anekdotas: Ligos istorijoje - VŽK - velniai žino kas, kitiems BBŽ.
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Pinigų įvedimo logistika.
Ne taip ir baisu - laivų, sunkvežimių ir kariuomenės graikai nebūtų pritrūkę, ruošti pinigus derėjo iškart Syrizai laimėjus rinkimus.

YV: To exit, we would have to create a new #currency from scratch. In occupied Iraq, the introduction of new paper #money took almost a year, 20 or so Boeing 747s, the mobilisation of the US military’s might, three #printing firms and hundreds of trucks. In the absence of such support, Grexit would be the equivalent of announcing a large devaluation more than 18 months in advance: a recipe for liquidating all Greek capital stock and transferring it abroad by any means available.
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Jo, ir kalsim kalvėse metalinius bitcoin.
Šiaip jau yra, tik jų vertė didesnė nei elektroninio btc dėl gamybos, o nuplėšus private key apsaugą, tampa nepatikimu, nebent pasitikite iš ko gaunate.
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Over the past several months, many of the world’s most famous scientists and engineers — including Stephen Hawking — have said that one of the biggest threats to humanity is an artificial superintelligence. But Linus Torvalds, the irascible creator of open source operating system Linux, says their fears are idiotic.
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Linus yra žiauriai maladiec bičas, bet jis dienas leidžia nardydamas arba savo garaže peržiūrėdamas linux branduolio siūlomus pakeitimus.

Viskas, giliau jis nesiknaisioja ir nesidomi, kuo užsiiminėja pavyzdžiui Google X, todėl belieka trolinti.

Išvis kai nenusimanai kurioje nors srityje trolinimas pati geriausia išeitis dažniausiai sulaukianti plataus palaikymo, nes juokelius jau dauguma supranta. Bent kiek besigilinančių į temą vienetai.
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