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If the beleaguered European currency, the euro, is to be rescued the EU will end up as a federation, in other words Europe's version of the United States.
Originally posted by Unity_99
Think its time for countries to pull the hell out, like Norway, Denmark, Spain, and all the others.
Originally posted by Bluesma
Uh... I don't think the cat was EVER IN the bag?
Okay.. caling this union of countries "one country" is exaggerating a bit (but it makes the post more fun )
But it was always upfront and acknowledged that the idea was to have these countries form a solidary competition with the US- each retaining their individuality as nations and cultures, but with a shared market.
Here in Europe, it was understood that was the idea behind the euro. It was not hidden at all, in our media.
...what happened? Did Americans get fed a bunch of "europeans are commies" bullpucky and not look further???
The economies here are capitalist also- competition is GOOD in their minds too.
Originally posted by flice
Im in Demark... and while I knew a long way back they were trying to sneak in facism, most Europeans did NOT know this. I can't tell you how many times I've heard naive people talk about constitutions etc... protecting them and their rights.
The fact remains they need to turn the EU into ESU. But this will come at a great cost for the middleclass and lower class.
It will in time turn into one country, regardless of what you may say or think, but only if we allow it to. Only if we citizens remain sitting on our hands and let them pull this down over our heads.
We can still fight back in the interest of ourselves and not the elite.