Originally Posted by herrmill
The Greeks would be doing fine had they not joined the EU & lost control of their currency & the ability to micromanage their own economy.
Greece was in a pickle because tax evasion was a national hobby and Greeks love their public spending. The US is already headed down the Greek path.
They should not have joined the EU because of the control it is attempting to exert over Greek society, culture and demographics; underlying economic issues would've existed regardless and can only really be corrected internally within Greece.