bobscott wrote:......... someone as august as the President of the European Commission .............
August indeed, and with a fan base in the most surprising places.
The man is a prize pi!!ock.
bobscott wrote:Phild wrote:
The only way to redress this ridiculously unbalanced situation is to have some form of global governance, to make sure that the rich don't get any richer (do they really need to sit on all of that cash?) and the poor have something to eat every day.
I take it you're not advocating that as a serious proposition? Ideal perhaps but not a snowflake in hell's chance of coming to fruition this side of the Apocalypse. .
Kilkis wrote:Would you say that the general public in the UK or in most of Europe "experienced" the wars in the Balkans that followed the breakup of Yugoslavia, TweetTweet, other than the nightly broadcasts by NATO's equivalent of Lord Haw-Haw? They certainly occurred but largely affected the populations of the countries directly involved such as Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Kosovo.
Kilkis wrote:....... If Europe ceases to cooperate I fear it won't be long before it takes the opposite path.
YoMo2 wrote:Kilkis wrote:....... If Europe ceases to cooperate I fear it won't be long before it takes the opposite path.
That's possible, but for many of us, the question is whether Europe can revert to coperation through trade without having to become a federal super state.
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