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Hundreds of thousands march
against austerity in Portugal

Agence France-Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 3/3/2013 10:21:31 AM

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Lisbon and other Portuguese cities Saturday to protest against the government´s austerity measures aimed at rescuing the debt-hit eurozone nation. The rallies were organised by a non-political movement which claimed 500,000 marched in the country´s capital and another 400,000 in the main northern city of Porto. There have been no official estimates of the crowds. But the mood of the crowd was clearly political, calling for new elections

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Austerity is the wages of socialism. Don´t like austerity, don´t spend like a sailor. They are getting a bailout from the west and screaming about it. How about no more bailouts. Let them run out of other people´s money on their own dime.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: krause, 3/3/2013 11:13:43 AM     (No. 9205841)

And the politicians who put this slow suicide in motion years ago are long gone.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: artman1746, 3/3/2013 11:38:06 AM     (No. 9205892)

"We want free stuff! We want free stuff!"

Who´s going to pay for it? We have no money.

"What the ......???????"

"We want free stuff. We want free stuff!"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dirtydave, 3/3/2013 11:53:12 AM     (No. 9205924)

That´s nice. Now who is going to pay for it all? No one ever seems able to answer that one.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 3/3/2013 12:21:06 PM     (No. 9205975)

"We´re getting off our backsides to protest that we want to sit on our backsides again!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 3/3/2013 2:20:12 PM     (No. 9206172)

I thought it said Portland at 1st... Did you see Bahrain has made the OWS anarchist mask illegal? They know who is behind the Arab Springs & are letting Obama know not to try it there again.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: DocH, 3/3/2013 2:47:54 PM     (No. 9206210)

I don´t know Portuguese very well, but it sounds like they were saying, "Don´t give us any more money! We want to go it alone! We can handle it!" I say we comply with their demands.

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