Italian town wants to mint its own money because of debt crisis and merger of multiple towns. Check full story here: http://www.cnbc.com/id/44322945
Excuse me, but are we just bad at getting our message out in regards to Bitcoin? Why on earth would you want your own currency shared between 550 people when a perfectly capable currency such as Bitcoin exists.
They can make as much as they want without buying five thousand GPUs would be my guess.
Poor economic policy got them into the mess, obviously poor economic policy will get them out, right?