Protests and riots followed, eventually forcing the government to be replaced by a newly formed left-wing coalition.
The coalition eventually gave in to the outside demands that Iceland pay off a total of three and a half million Euros. This would require each Icelander to pay $130 per month for fifteen years, at 5.5% interest, to pay off a debt incurred by private parties vis-à-vis other private parties. It was the straw that broke the reindeer’s back. What happened next was extraordinary. The belief that citizens had to pay for the mistakes of a financial monopoly, that an entire nation must be taxed to pay off private debts was shattered. The Head of State, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, refused to ratify the law that would make Icelanders responsible for bankers’ debts, and supported calls for a referendum. International community was furious! The world only increased the pressure. Great Britain and Holland warned of dire reprisals that would isolate the country including cutting off aid from the IMF and freezing Icelandic foreign bank accounts. Read More…
Will you destroy your health for the money? The government got away with forcing healthcare personnel to get the flu shot. Now the CDC (ACIP) is recommending 6 more vaccines: HBsAg = Hepatitis B surface antigen; anti-HBc = hepatitis B core antibody; anti-HBs = hepatitis B surface antibody; Tdap = tetanus toxoid, reduced diptheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus. READ CDC….
See her when she was 5
Winnng GOT TALENT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnL4F_vJV2o&feature=player_embedded
Read the story on how the real Rudolf the red nose reindeer manifested. Your darkest hour may be the moment you make your greatest contribution, for then you are in the crucible where miracles are born. When times are hard you might relate to Robert L. May’s tragic and inspiring true story of the making of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”. Many people are overjoyed when they hear this story, and surprised they’d never heard it before