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    CNBC says "a lot of protests in Cyprus" but shows the same footage over and over again.  They are working so hard to convince us that the people are outraged by this confiscation of wealth.  Actually, what the people are protesting is the continued 100-Euro withdrawal limit:  

    PROTESTER: If we can take 100 euros today with what the Eurogroup has decided for the Cyprus nation, we will not have nothing in the coming months and years, and that will be the same for many years. The only solution is to find a solution outside from troika and the IMF and stand on our feet on our own, because it looks like our friends in Europe are not supporting us at all

    These students are protesting against AUSTERITY measures – not against a confiscation of wealth yet clearly it's the rally picture CNBC is using:

    Students protest against austerity measures in front of Cypriot Presidential House on March 26, in Nicosia, Cyprus.

    Students protesting against austerity measures in front of the Cypriot Presidential House this morning. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

    Isn't it great, the viewers don't speak Greek so CNBC, Fox, etc. get to make up any captions they want and use the protests for essentially the exact opposite of what the people are actually protesting!  It would be funny if it wasn't such a tragic indication of how cynically manipulated the US population is….

    24th/Wombat – Go long diapers!   Oddly enough, that's JNJ again…



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