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Dec
29

Nothing like a dose of cold, hard facts

Why are these myths being spread about Iceland? Why do people think that Iceland is a progressive paradise when in actual fact its a Thatcherite’s wet dream? Why is Iceland being paraded by the occupy movement as an example of how things should be done?

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What is actually going on in Iceland
Because I’m tired of you people spreading untruths Since people continue to spread the factually dubious statement that Iceland “told creditors & IMF to go jump, nationalised banks,…

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5 comments

  1. Shannon Tucker says:

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!  I knew it was bullshit.  Thanks for the proof.  Sharing.

  2. Chris George says:

    I guess it just shows that there is no glorious shining example of justice after all.

  3. joe breskin says:

    I have generally given up on correcting the myths that circulate on the internet. This piece tries very hard to do that and shows what a flippin' huge job it is to correct disinformation. 

    But I do still sometimes feel that it is part of my job to remind people that repeating misinformation, even if it is misinformation that you happen to like, simply because you happen to like it, does not make it true, even if almost everyone you know is repeating it, too. 

    This is nice and deep and IMHO worth reading and if you have interest in the actual story, rather than the internet myth, the links are definitely worth following.

  4. Jason Cantu says:

    self got in the way. there could have been no one that wouldve had the training expertese to set these three people in right standing and mindset. Or could have there been someoen?

  5. Jason Cantu says:

    i just feel for the community who now have to bare the guilt and embarrasement of those three people.

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