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2018-06-08 Europe
Europe's Vanishing Calm
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-06-08 08:14|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10794 views ]  Top

#1 "The European Union, the best idea yet from people who have a long history of bad ideas."
Posted by ed in texas 2018-06-08 08:38||   2018-06-08 08:38|| Front Page Top

#2 "This worked really well when other people printed out money..."
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-06-08 09:15||   2018-06-08 09:15|| Front Page Top

#3 our money.
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-06-08 09:15||   2018-06-08 09:15|| Front Page Top

#4 EU works because the Germans are work-aholics wracked with guilt. Eventually one or the other will break and the lazier and more independent minded countries will peal off.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-06-08 10:15||   2018-06-08 10:15|| Front Page Top

#5 EU exists (not works) because of American security guarantees. They do it all, for free, and the American taxpayer gets the bill.

Then they go out and protest against the Americans for being baby-killing savages for having a military.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2018-06-08 11:46||   2018-06-08 11:46|| Front Page Top

#6 I'm assuming your adding the feckless POM's to your numma 5 Herb. If not, why not ?
Posted by Besoeker 2018-06-08 12:18||   2018-06-08 12:18|| Front Page Top

#7 POM's = British? POM isn't an acronym so I'm not sure why you capitalized it. "Pommie" meaning English person comes from an Australian context meaning immigrant from England, not the UK. Are you Australian? Moreover using the possessive seems incorrect in this context.

Britain gets a pass because they're not part of the EU and they're one of the few allies that
pulls their fair share of the load. The rest of them can go to the Devil, the ungrateful freeloaders.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2018-06-08 12:43||   2018-06-08 12:43|| Front Page Top

#8 Yes they exist because of US security guarantees but that's not the point.

If they didn't have the German economic engine the thing would have collapsed long ago security guarantees or not. Depending upon the Germans sucking it up and taking it forever doesn't seem a wise plan.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-06-08 16:01||   2018-06-08 16:01|| Front Page Top

#9 Throw money! That will ensure equilibrium! I doubt it...
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-06-08 16:05||   2018-06-08 16:05|| Front Page Top

#10 Herb, UK is, indeed, a part of the EU, and Theresa May would like that to continue.

And, POM actually IS an acronym, but only in certain circles.
Posted by Clem 2018-06-08 22:31||   2018-06-08 22:31|| Front Page Top

#11 I suppose I could blame my failing Grammer and spelling on Herb. Hi
Posted by Besoeker 2018-06-08 22:46||   2018-06-08 22:46|| Front Page Top

#12 (.....grammar. Delete hi). Bloody fone!
Posted by Besoeker 2018-06-08 22:52||   2018-06-08 22:52|| Front Page Top

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