Voting has begun. And the world waits for Greece to decide. One of the first in the polling booths, 80-year-old Michelis said:
“I’m voting ‘No’ …not voting for myself, but for my grandchildren and their future.”
This is what Greek Finance Minister Mr Yanis Varoufakis said a few days ago.
“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instil fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism,”
The Minister also said in a TV interview:
“This is a very dark moment for Europe. They have closed our banks for the sole purpose of blackmailing what? Getting a ‘Yes’ vote on a non-sustainable solution that would be bad for Europe.”
As Martin Strong in zerohedge writes in “Troika Is Maneuvering To Rig The Greek Referendum”:
Varoufakis seems to be the ONLY finance minister who understands the demands of the Troika are not plausible for any nation. Merkel has tried to skirt any responsibility by saying this is a Troika decision. One must seriously ask, are those in the Troika just totally brain-dead? Their blackmail and economic war against Greece will be evidence to ensure that Britain leaves the EU.
…The EU leaders will not travel to Athens until after the referendum. Suddenly they realize that their powers are so off the wall that they dare not expose their own schemes. Hollande of France wants a resolution for he fears a Frexit is gaining momentum. Obama wants a resolution, fearing Greece will be forced into the arms of Russia, breaking down NATO.
The Telegraph is predicting a MELTDOWN unless the Greeks vote Yes.
Head of European parliament says country faces total meltdown if it rejects creditor demands as German finance minister floats idea of temporary Greek exit from the eurozone.
But this is how a zerohedge article on infowars has summed it up:
“No” means a lot of pain now and recovery later.
“Yes” means less pain now but no hope of recovery ever.