No offence to the Belgians. But.
If you’re wondering. I’m referring to Herman Von Rompuy.* Yes that little man that came from nowhere as unelected President of the Council of Europe.
He’s just made a speech that should worry most of you who think that this country has any sovereignty left.
Firstly he is unshakeable in the view that the Euro is in our best interests.
Ever since, the fate of Europe and the euro have been intertwined.
The euro is the most visible and the most palpable sign of our common destiny. It is also our most
Sharing a currency means that the decisions of one, affect all.
We have seen how! This spring, the crisis of a country of 10 million people became the crisis of 350
million people; early May, it even turned into a global threat.
And here is what he really wants.
We have together to fight the danger of a new Euro-scepticism.
This is no longer the monopoly of a few countries.
In every Member State, there are people who believe their country can survive alone in the globalised world.
It is more than an illusion: it is a lie!
Yes I am old enough to admit to voting for the Common Market. No Mr Rompy Pompy. I didn’t vote for a fucking United States of Europe. I want my country back.
* No I didn’t spell it wrong by mistake.
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