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2012-02-25 Europe
The Colonization Begins: Germany Sends 160 Tax Collectors To Greece
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Posted by tipper 2012-02-25 12:47|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [208 views ]  Top

#1 I suppose it would be in ultra bad taste to use the infamous photo of a huge swastika flag blanketing the Parthenon?
Posted by borgboy 2012-02-25 14:15||   2012-02-25 14:15|| Front Page Top

#2 The Prussian double-eagle will do...
Posted by Steve White 2012-02-25 14:45||   2012-02-25 14:45|| Front Page Top

#3 After getting drawn into multiple internal conflict of the Greeks [The Macedonian Wars], the Romans got fed up and appointed a Proconsul for the place. Ah, yes the cycles of history and human behaviors.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-02-25 15:12||   2012-02-25 15:12|| Front Page Top

#4 This is going to be amusing. Those tax collectors assume that the Greek police will be like German police, and obey without question, not realizing that the Greek police are little different or more disciplined than the people they will be ordering them to oppress.

They will soon realize that the mule is the national bird of Greece.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-25 16:38||   2012-02-25 16:38|| Front Page Top

#5 Basic introduction to Greece culture for Germans.

When a Greek holds up his open palm at you, it means "Go to Hell." Two open palms, "Go to Hell twice."

Two palms and the sole of a shoe, "Go to Hell three times." And two palms and two soles means, of course, "four times", but with great emphasis.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-25 16:46||   2012-02-25 16:46|| Front Page Top

#6 I almost feel sorry for the krauts.
Posted by Spot 2012-02-25 17:38||   2012-02-25 17:38|| Front Page Top

#7 They will soon realize that the mule is the national bird of Greece.

With Aris K. posing, I would presume.
Posted by Ptah 2012-02-25 18:36||   2012-02-25 18:36|| Front Page Top

#8 ...not realizing that the Greek police are little different or more disciplined than the people they will be ordering them to oppress.

That's usually resolved by prioritization of police pay and pensions in the allotments of on hand resources. [see: Kalifornia, unions]
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-02-25 19:03||   2012-02-25 19:03|| Front Page Top

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