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Exposing The Ideological Roots Of The EU

Posted on | August 10, 2012 | Comments Off on Exposing The Ideological Roots Of The EU

by Smitty

Mario “Three Card” Monti, the Prime Minister of Italy, figures the EU is AFU:

In an interview with Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine on Sunday, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti warned of the “psychological break-up” of Europe if the euro crisis is not soon resolved.

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The fact that Monti chose to deliver his message in a German magazine is no coincidence. The German–Italian relationship has long been on the rocks. Germans have little experience of Italians outside their annual vacations and sometimes refer to Italy as a “nation of waiters.” Furthermore, Germans are getting increasingly restive over the apparently unending requests for Germany to finance the EU’s faltering southern economies, a resentment voiced with growing frustration by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
For their part, Italians don’t like being badgered by Merkel and European Central Bank officials about necessary belt-tightening and fiscal responsibility before the ECB will consider a bailout of the Italian economy.

The PIIGS countries and the EU itself draw their ideology from this brief video manifesto:And the voice of much-maligned reason on the far side of the pond remains Nigel Farage:
That #OccupyResoluteDesk admires the EU is, at least, in character.


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