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Ittaly Bunga Bunga – Chriss W. Street

 The Italians are electing their 63rd government in the last 68 years.  This annual anarchy was only interrupted once since World War II, when Silvio Berlusconi from 2001-2006 became only Italian Prime Minister to ever finish a full five-year term.  Shortly thereafter, Mr. Berlusconi was forced to step down after this picture of his infamous…

Italy’s modern-day conqueror falters under weight of eurozone crisis – Full story

Italy's modern-day conqueror falters under weight of eurozone crisis (via The Christian Science Monitor) Things are not going well for Italian President Mario Monti. The elegant economist’s entry into politics in November, to replace disgraced former President Silvio Berlusconi, was at first greeted with great enthusiasm. Some even likened him to Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, an Italian…