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Pope continues meetings with heads of debtor nations

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Mar 28, 2014

This week Pope Francis met with the leader of a nation whose proud tradition of democratic government is now endangered by a crippling national debt—a nation whose political leaders have done nothing to alleviate that debt, despite repeated warnings from abroad.

The next day, the Pope met with the president of Greece.

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  • Posted by: pja - Apr. 01, 2014 9:37 PM ET USA

    Good one!

  • Posted by: jg23753479 - Apr. 01, 2014 7:08 PM ET USA

    Vladimir Putin is not alone in recognizing that Americans have come to believe that rules only apply to other peoples.

  • Posted by: gary.brisebois1104 - Apr. 01, 2014 6:09 PM ET USA

    Both funny and sad! On the matter of what is happening to/in the USA, I would suggest a careful read of "Anatomy of the Deep State" by Mike Lofgren. It was posted late in February on Bill Moyer's site. One of the most insightful pieces I have read in a long time. (I dont want to post a link here, just search it).

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