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2017-06-29 Europe
Why the European Union Is Failing
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Posted by Besoeker 2017-06-29 07:07|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [551 views ]  Top

#1 Why the European Union Is Failing

"Hey, I have a great idea! Let us put unelected bureaucrats in charge."

Enough said.
Posted by Thumper 2017-06-29 07:45||   2017-06-29 07:45|| Front Page Top

#2 Why did the Soviet Union fail? At least the Chinese caught on that the religious adherence to orthodoxy was the path to failure.
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-06-29 08:33||   2017-06-29 08:33|| Front Page Top

#3 Why is it failing? Is it because the EU doesn't act in the best interests of the individual countries?
Posted by JohnQC 2017-06-29 09:32||   2017-06-29 09:32|| Front Page Top

#4 EUSSR: The Soviet roots of European Integration - Vladimir Bukovsky

Er because it's a soviet idea?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2017-06-29 10:35||   2017-06-29 10:35|| Front Page Top

#5 Or the Fourth Reich...
Posted by Pappy 2017-06-29 11:46||   2017-06-29 11:46|| Front Page Top

#6 Define failure.

Like Obama, it's not failure if it is accomplishing its intended purpose.
Posted by AlanC 2017-06-29 13:54||   2017-06-29 13:54|| Front Page Top

#7 Why is the EU failing? The great majority of citizens do not want to reproduce, live for today, and do not value their culture and history. They are being out bred by muslims from the ME and south Med, who want the bennies, but do not contribute to the European culture. So it is an invasion by people who do not give a rat's behind about European values, other than what they can grab in material goods.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2017-06-29 15:54||   2017-06-29 15:54|| Front Page Top

#8 Why the European Union Is Failing

Don't know - I still haven't figured why they wanted European Union, as distinct from European Common market, in the first place.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-06-29 16:00||   2017-06-29 16:00|| Front Page Top

#9 g(r)omgoru : Don't know - I still haven't figured why they wanted European Union, as distinct from European Common market, in the first place.
The Carolingian Empire 2.0? France-Belgium-Germany wanted an Empire and everbody else wanted Free Stuff©! Of course Brexit was when England finally figured out they were going to be left paying the bill after the party was over.
Posted by magie 2017-06-29 17:16||   2017-06-29 17:16|| Front Page Top

#10 :-)
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-06-29 17:17||   2017-06-29 17:17|| Front Page Top

#11 #8 grom - Power, of course.

Britain was an idiot to get involved beyond the Common Market. (So were the others, but they're idiots anyway.)
Posted by Barbara 2017-06-29 20:20||   2017-06-29 20:20|| Front Page Top

#12 Power... and jealousy that those uncouth Americans had somehow managed to create a world power out of 13 hardscrabble colonies.
Posted by SteveS 2017-06-29 20:36||   2017-06-29 20:36|| Front Page Top

#13 "Uncouth" is on the back of my "I am a deplorable" shirt.
Posted by Thumper 2017-06-29 20:49||   2017-06-29 20:49|| Front Page Top

#14 The European Union represents the interests of the European Union. They don't represent the people, obviously. I mean, eww. Deplorables.
Posted by Herb McCoy7309 2017-06-29 22:41||   2017-06-29 22:41|| Front Page Top

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