1. The study also said that the poor in the EU live better than the poor in the US.

    In total about 100 million people in the US are considered as living just above or below the poverty line.
    (sj, 30 April 2014 02:24)
    Lets analyze the life in the US. I will translate into euros so you can see the picture.
    Poverty level family of 4 Salary of $1987 month(1435 euro) according to the B92 Serbia avg salary is 375 euro or 1/4th of what a person in poverty in the US makes.
    This family of 4 would qualify for Medicaid which is free health care.
    This family of 4 would qualify for about $800 (578 euro) in food subsidies usually called food stamps.
    Their children would qualify for free breakfast and lunch at school.
    In addition to NOT having to pay any income tax, when filing tax forms they would qualify for up to $5700 (4100 euro) close to the annual salary of avg Serbian in a earned income credit annual payment.
    In addition they qualify for housing and utility subsidies.
    Even with the disparity of living standards the poverty level family live better than the average citizen in Serbia.
    Now is it an ideal life-no but is it the desolate picture you want to paint where people are living in cardboard shacks not by a long shot.
    Now there are people who choose not to accept the govt assistance programs and they do live very desolate lives but those are personal choices they make or do not understand how to access those programs.
    (pss, 30 April 2014 13:31)

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  2. "The study also said that the poor in the EU live better than the poor in the US. "
    (sj, 30 April 2014 02:24)

    Yes, because most EU countries have health care and support for people who are not employed. Well, even for refugees. That's why there are so many people who seek asylum, ironically, a lot of them coming from Serbia. Or course 99.5% are rejected, because Serbia is a safe country.

    About living standards: The US standards wil have to go down for another four decades until the average living standard in Serbia is reached.
    (Comm. Parrisson, 30 April 2014 10:55)

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  3. I hate breaking the bad news, but you are confusing North America with South America. Apparently, you must have failed not only Economics but Geography class as well..
    (The Count of Kosova, 30 April 2014 00:13)

    This is 2014 not 1964 mate. Earlier this week data was released where it pointed out that the wealth in the US, or about 10% of the population, became much richer since 2001 while the Middle Class was disappearing and the numbers of poor increasing at a rapid rate. The study also said that the poor in the EU live better than the poor in the US.

    In total about 100 million people in the US are considered as living just above or below the poverty line.
    (sj, 30 April 2014 02:24)

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  4. But I love the fact how TV tell Americans they live better than anyone lese in the world while their standard of living is dissapearing fast down the drain. But what is amazing you guys lap it up and believe every word.
    (sj, 29 April 2014 11:23)

    sj,

    I hate breaking the bad news, but you are confusing North America with South America. Apparently, you must have failed not only Economics but Geography class as well..
    (The Count of Kosova, 30 April 2014 00:13)

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  5. If what you say is true and things turn out the way you hope, what will you do with your time once the EU and the US is gone, while the East thrives like nothing happened?--Quite possibly some time in a Russian labor camp?
    It amazes me that visionaries such as yourself cannot really "see the forest for the trees"
    Good day mate.
    (pss, 28 April 2014 18:30)
    Lad I see both the trees and the forest. Considering that the US wants to put in prison WkikLeaks founder and the fact that they are spying on their own people that does not have anything to do with terrorism, I’d be very afraid of labour camps in Seattle or houston in teh not too distant future. But I love the fact how TV tell Americans they live better than anyone lese in the world while their standard of living is dissapearing fast down the drain. But what is amazing you guys lap it up and believe every word.
    (sj, 29 April 2014 11:23)

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  6. So, let's say that the Albanians were not in Kosovo before the Serbs and let's say that the Serbs were in Kosovo since the year 600 AD or whatever... and then what? What's your point, beside winning the academic argument about whether Albanians or Serbs were in Kosovo first?
    (icj1, 28 April 2014 05:48)
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    What was your point? You were the ones constantly telling us to go back to where ever saying how it was always your land.
    My point is to pull you up on that and tell you that we can prove our ownership and you can't which means you are the guests there and you can go back to where ever you come from.
    (Peggy, 29 April 2014 03:32)

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  7. Your Chetnik savages were chased out of Kosova for having committed horrendous atrocities against Albanian civilians. Accordingly, Serbs lost their right to live side by side with Albanians. The whole world is aware of this fact. We need not prove anything to you, the World Court has spoken by convicting large numbers of Serb War Criminals at the hague for Crimes Against Humanity. You should be embarrassed for showing your face on these forums while trying to deny the ugly past of your people.
    (The Count of Kosova, 28 April 2014 06:57)
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    My question to you was can you prove you were in Kosovo before us and what proof do you have if any.
    What you wrote here has nothing to do with that.
    Again, your lot keeps saying how you were there before time so unless you can prove it kindly shut up.
    So one more time. CAN YOU PROVE IT AND WHAT IS YOUR PROOF?
    (Peggy, 29 April 2014 03:30)

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  8. I'm afraid you missed quite a bit, there are missiles, ( far more sophisticated than the ones that struck Belgrade in 1999 ), on those NATO war ships in the Baltic sea as well as the Black sea.
    (The Count of Kosova, 28 April 2014 21:40)

    Well then you have nothing to worry about and I expect not to see you posting anymore on this site. But make sure you find a nice cave in Albania just in case.
    (sj, 29 April 2014 01:18)

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  9. If you’re relying on NATO, just ask yourself where is that august organisation during the Ukraine crises? Well they are holding military exercises in the Baltic’s where if war broke out in Ukraine the west would carry all the naval vessels on the backs across land to the Black Sea. And most importantly the US has sent in 600 more soldiers and 5 jets. Did I miss anything here?
    (sj, 28 April 2014 15:32)

    sj,

    I'm afraid you missed quite a bit, there are missiles, ( far more sophisticated than the ones that struck Belgrade in 1999 ), on those NATO war ships in the Baltic sea as well as the Black sea.
    (The Count of Kosova, 28 April 2014 21:40)

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  10. sj

    If what you say is true and things turn out the way you hope, what will you do with your time once the EU and the US is gone, while the East thrives like nothing happened?--Quite possibly some time in a Russian labor camp?
    It amazes me that visionaries such as yourself cannot really "see the forest for the trees"
    Good day mate.
    (pss, 28 April 2014 18:30)

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  11. oh dear, you're getting sidetracked again. there's no rush? why not? the more you wait, the more remote the possibility. there's not many Serbs left in holy Kosmet, soon Kosovo will be just another memory, like Krajina. but don't worry sj, Russia will give you Crimea to make up for the loss
    (Nikolle, 28 April 2014 16:36)

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  12. Keep comparing what happend in former Yug during the war with what is happening in times of "peace" in Kosovo. Seem to me Kosovo is the only territory in former Yug that is still in a state of conflict. Or does it just prove that albanians are nothing but savages, both during war and peace.
    (MikeC, 25 April 2014 21:36)

    Mike you confusing it maybe you wanted to refer to Serbia as they have caused issues in: Bosnia, Croatia and now in Kosovo so Savages it looks like are Serbs thanks for proving the point for us.
    (Atila, 28 April 2014 16:10)

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  13. oh dear, still writing this are you? how long has it been now, 3 years? hurry up and get Kosmet back already, no point in waiting is there?
    (Nikolle, 28 April 2014 14:33)
    There is no great rush. First things come first and then we will take care of theirves and drug peddlers currenlty boccupying Kosovo. Hope you have found a nice cave in Albania.
    If you’re relying on NATO, just ask yourself where is that august organisation during the Ukraine crises? Well they are holding military exercises in the Baltic’s where if war broke out in Ukraine the west would carry all the naval vessels on the backs across land to the Black Sea. And most importantly the US has sent in 600 more soldiers and 5 jets. Did I miss anything here?
    (sj, 28 April 2014 15:32)

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  14. "Keep an eye on Ukraine and what happens there. If your western allies win then nothing changes in Kosovo, but if Russioa gains the upper hand then you guys will be looking for a new home in Albania. On the issue of living with Albanians – no one likes lving with Albanians even your Croat allies hate your guts.
    When the Russians take over Europe, and they will, a new Court will be formed to exonerateall those Serbs and begin imprisoning Albanians – that’s how it works, kiddo."

    oh dear, still writing this are you? how long has it been now, 3 years? hurry up and get Kosmet back already, no point in waiting is there?
    (Nikolle, 28 April 2014 14:33)

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  15. (pss, 28 April 2014 13:34)
    No South stream is not a waste of money for many reasons, but if it was then the owners of the pipeline (largest share holders are European Corporations) would lose plenty so I think they know a tad more than the average bear.
    Sad to tell you that its not if but when Russia takes over. Moscow already has Bulgaria in its pockets as well as Hungary. There will be regime change in Romania once Ukraine is settled and with Crimea, Moscow controls the Black Sea and Danube. So you see Serbia will not be surrounded. When it comes to this point airspace is no longer a question as Russia can damage the EU economies more than the other way around and that’s a fact. Putin has put teh fear of God into western corps in Russia. He has said to them leave now and you will never come back. There is too much money to be made so Obama is talking to mosquitoes in Malaysia.
    Moscow has made the move against the US when it was ready on the other hand all Washington does is go around making empty threats and looking like fools. Obama’s trip to Asia is an absolute disater – no free trade agreement with Japan or Malaysia.
    (sj, 28 April 2014 14:27)

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  16. (sj, 28 April 2014 11:26
    If Russia wins in Ukraine then south stream is wasted money and probably be spent going eastward with the lines. If Russia loses in Ukraine south stream will probably be wasted money as the EU will place such restrictions crossing EU territory that it is not feasible. Either way Serbia loses.
    If Russia wins in Ukraine, then there will be a tightening of security in Eastern Europe to where Serbia will be landlocked with NO access to Russia as the only way to get to Serbia would be through EU airspace that would be blocked to Russia.
    In any event it is Serbia that is going to lose no matter what happens in Ukraine.
    (pss, 28 April 2014 13:34)

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  17. "Not smart to deface a site under UNESCO protection."
    (Roger7, 25 April 2014 19:11)

    Well, Kosovo albanian mob doesn't care, during the prgorms in 2004, they even burned down UNESCO cultural heritage. The most absurd thing is that later the 'Kosova government' was trying hard to declare the same Serbian orthodox churches and monasteries as 'Kosovo cultural heritage', which is in a way understandable when you know that the oldest own 'cultural heritage' of Kosovo is then Clinton statue in Pristina.
    (Comm. Parrisson, 28 April 2014 12:29)

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  18. (The Count of Kosova, 28 April 2014 06:57)

    Keep an eye on Ukraine and what happens there. If your western allies win then nothing changes in Kosovo, but if Russioa gains the upper hand then you guys will be looking for a new home in Albania. On the issue of living with Albanians – no one likes lving with Albanians even your Croat allies hate your guts.
    When the Russians take over Europe, and they will, a new Court will be formed to exonerateall those Serbs and begin imprisoning Albanians – that’s how it works, kiddo.
    (sj, 28 April 2014 11:26)

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  19. So, let's say that the Albanians were not in Kosovo before the Serbs and let's say that the Serbs were in Kosovo since the year 600 AD or whatever... and then what? What's your point, beside winning the academic argument about whether Albanians or Serbs were in Kosovo first?
    (icj1, 28 April 2014 05:48)
    Well AE, its becasue brains such as Loni and others who cliam Albanian occupation in that regioin since time began but not even a disgarded spear or cave painting that can connected to Albanians in Kosovo, that’s the point.
    P.S. Albanian Einstein = AE
    (sj, 28 April 2014 11:18)

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  20. Ari if you have any clue about history you should know that every occupyer when occupy others land first thing they do is build churches,mosk,tempull itd.Now you have the churches in Kosova (Dardania) no more than 400 years old but dont forget to mention that when you occupy Kosova you burned and destroy everything Albanian just like you did in the last war
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    Can you prove any of this?
    How many times have we asked you Albanians to prove your claims of being there before us and to this day NOTHING.
    That means all you have is BS and more BS.
    (Peggy, 26 April 2014 17:02)


    Peggy,

    Your Chetnik savages were chased out of Kosova for having committed horrendous atrocities against Albanian civilians. Accordingly, Serbs lost their right to live side by side with Albanians. The whole world is aware of this fact. We need not prove anything to you, the World Court has spoken by convicting large numbers of Serb War Criminals at the hague for Crimes Against Humanity. You should be embarrassed for showing your face on these forums while trying to deny the ugly past of your people.
    (The Count of Kosova, 28 April 2014 06:57)

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  21. How many times have we asked you Albanians to prove your claims of being there before us and to this day NOTHING.
    That means all you have is BS and more BS.
    (Peggy, 26 April 2014 17:02)

    So, let's say that the Albanians were not in Kosovo before the Serbs and let's say that the Serbs were in Kosovo since the year 600 AD or whatever... and then what? What's your point, beside winning the academic argument about whether Albanians or Serbs were in Kosovo first?
    (icj1, 28 April 2014 05:48)

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  22. Lenny good to see you keep coming up with intellectual posts. You fit in well with your Albanian bretheran.
    (royals, 28 April 2014 02:30)

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  23. (Loni, 25 April 2014 21:34)

    You have to start counting using not just hands but toes as well because the vast majority of those buildings were built before 1389. Now archaeologists have found Roman ruins in Kosovo and there exists to this day buildings/bridges constructed by the Ottomans during their occupation, but not even cave painting that can point a direst link to Albanians – in fact there is nothing at all. Its so funny how Serbs have left all the Ottoman buildings but only burnt down Albanian churches – that is so funny you need to take time out and think before you post next time.

    Your like the Croats, everything is yours. Croats claim that Croatian Romans built amphi theatres in Split and during the middles ages it was Croatian Italians who constructed Dubrovnik. But they also claim that Croatian Egyptians built the Pyramids.
    (s, 28 April 2014 02:25)

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  24. Most of those churches were Catholic churches before you even stepped foot upon my fathers fathers lands ....
    (Uz pyrros, 26 April 2014 00:39)
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    Catholic churches built in the Orthodox style? Now that's new.
    (Peggy, 28 April 2014 00:47)

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  25. So...like...where are your ancient buildings? There isn't anything Albanian in Kosovo i Metohija before the arrival of the Ottoman Empire. If you supposedly love Kosovo i Metohija and have lived there since the dawn of time, where is your proof? Did you not want to build beautiful buildings to plant your flag on the territory? Probably not, just live off welfare like you always have.
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    I have asked this question so many times and still nothing.
    That's because it's all bull.
    There was no Albanian presence there otherwise there would be some evidence. Even the most primitive tribes have left some proof that they inhabited a certain region but not Albanians.
    So much bull from these people. They want the world to believe them just because they say so.
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  26. Ari if you have any clue about history you should know that every occupyer when occupy others land first thing they do is build churches,mosk,tempull itd.Now you have the churches in Kosova (Dardania) no more than 400 years old but dont forget to mention that when you occupy Kosova you burned and destroy everything Albanian just like you did in the last war
    ===…==
    Can you prove any of this?
    How many times have we asked you Albanians to prove your claims of being there before us and to this day NOTHING.
    That means all you have is BS and more BS.
    (Peggy, 26 April 2014 17:02)

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  27. Most of those churches were Catholic churches before you even stepped foot upon my fathers fathers lands ....
    (Uz pyrros, 26 April 2014 00:39)

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  28. Turks never did anything to our Churches and yet you have these savages doing this BS. Where were the guards that are supposed to guard the church

    also, wake up Beograd or you seem to be turning more communist by the day.
    (C9, 26 April 2014 00:28)

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  29. I bet this was done by Serbs. KFOR was nearby, Albanians aren't allowed to even walk by. Serbs are good at pretending to be the victims. If Albanians were able to be that close they would have burn it down, not write few words. We've seen this movie before. By the way Serbs in Serbia are doing this to mosques very often.
    (Avni, 25 April 2014 22:32)

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  30. Keep comparing what happend in former Yug during the war with what is happening in times of "peace" in Kosovo. Seem to me Kosovo is the only territory in former Yug that is still in a state of conflict. Or does it just prove that albanians are nothing but savages, both during war and peace.
    (MikeC, 25 April 2014 21:36)

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  31. Ari if you have any clue about history you should know that every occupyer when occupy others land first thing they do is build churches,mosk,tempull itd.Now you have the churches in Kosova (Dardania) no more than 400 years old but dont forget to mention that when you occupy Kosova you burned and destroy everything Albanian just like you did in the last war.But we have the people whats more important and way more important than your pops and churches.Thats all you are proud of high walls and propaganda.It is 21 century man no one belives your lies anymore get real and educated dont belive what others tell you they all lies.Kosova was and will be Albania there is no such thing Kosova independent it is only Albanian region.The flag that they have is imposed by serbia and eu and us Albanians can use it as toalet paper.Black and Red Eagle is our real Flag.
    (Loni, 25 April 2014 21:34)

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  32. Another feeble attempt by Serbia to discredit the Albanians of Kosova. Recall the Panda bar massacre where Dacic finally admitted Albanians were not responsible. This is one of endless examples of Serb duplicity. Serbia can only thrive on lies as Dracula does with blood.
    (The Count of Kosova, 25 April 2014 19:42)

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  33. You know, what upsets them most about these Monastery's is that they are the oldest buildings in Kosovo i Metohija. That is not even debatable, the Serbian religious institutions are what make Kosovo i Metohija so historic.

    So...like...where are your ancient buildings? There isn't anything Albanian in Kosovo i Metohija before the arrival of the Ottoman Empire. If you supposedly love Kosovo i Metohija and have lived there since the dawn of time, where is your proof? Did you not want to build beautiful buildings to plant your flag on the territory? Probably not, just live off welfare like you always have.

    No wonder why after billions of Western tax-payer money going to Albanian welfare, there are no skyscrapers being built in Pristina today. But Thaci has a nice villa though.

    This sort of religious and ethnic intolerance is a blessing in disguise. The Serbian gov't should be paying Serbs to live in Kosovo i Metohija. Believe me, the money is there. Serbia has enough to pay for a bloated gov't but not for this? The more that Serbs hang around the territory, the more it will infuriate the Albanians and show that an Albanian governed Kosovo i Metohija will not lead to stability of the region.
    (Ari Gold, 25 April 2014 19:24)

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  34. Not smart to deface a site under UNESCO protection.
    (Roger7, 25 April 2014 19:11)

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  35. That's how brave Serbian talibanians are they attack churches, cemeteries old women & men let's not forget defenseless teenagers.
    (Grobar1, 25 April 2014 16:53) I agree with you that is just scratching the surface even much worse things they do.
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  36. @Grobar. Today I saw a picture of an albanian named Hajrush Ziberi who was killed in BiH because he was albanian. He was 24 ,had just gotten marriex and worked as a water long before KLA was even fighting. This guy is the typical victim of Arkan soldiers who did the killing.I think the serbs as a whole dont give a damn if they
    commit atrocities and that my friend is evil not writing KLA graffiti.I have yet to see a condemnation of the atrocities committed by serb forces in the Balkans ,not even a single serb admits that many victims were killed for no reason and to serbs being an albanian is a good reason to be killed.This story was photographed by a journalist named Ron Habib from USA. Google it.
    (Heron, 25 April 2014 18:40)

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  37. SPC just gets the proper answer for meddling in politics.
    (Return_the_favor, 25 April 2014 18:17)

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  38. That's how brave talibanians are they attack churches, cemeteries old women & men let's not forget defenseless teenagers.
    (Grobar1, 25 April 2014 16:53)

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  39. Serbs used to tag " cccc " on human bodies and on mosques , so this KLA tag is not so bad.
    (Bridge, 25 April 2014 16:11)

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