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    EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Croatia: meet the new EU neighbours

    The newest European Union member state has plenty of problems – but look on the bright side: it has great food, miles of stunning coastline and a wealth of culture
    Croatia: meet the new EU neighbours | World news | The Guardian


    Several days ago young Balkan country joined the EU. It was step towards enlargement of market and stimulating labour force in Europe. EU leaders perhaps are trying to reduce the number of unemployment people and get another country-follower which is going to give up its interests for benefit of Germany and France.

    But are European leaders confident of their financial and economic power? Maybe they are on the way to the Fourth Reich?

    PS Found funny cartoon about EU happy farm))

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    It won't matter how many member-states the EU has if they have to break up because they're insolvent and that's a very real possibility soon.
    You can't reason anyone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into in the first place.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by wrencep View Post
    Croatia: meet the new EU neighbours

    The newest European Union member state has plenty of problems – but look on the bright side: it has great food, miles of stunning coastline and a wealth of culture
    Croatia: meet the new EU neighbours | World news | The Guardian


    Several days ago young Balkan country joined the EU. It was step towards enlargement of market and stimulating labour force in Europe. EU leaders perhaps are trying to reduce the number of unemployment people and get another country-follower which is going to give up its interests for benefit of Germany and France.
    But are European leaders confident of their financial and economic power? Maybe they are on the way to the Fourth Reich?

    PS Found funny cartoon about EU happy farm))

    PIGS_600x800.JPG
    Its stupid how many of the Southern Euros view Germany and France as bad guys for the fact that they went bankrupt on unfunded liabilities and extreme market optimism and aren't receiving more of another country's money. Countries like Greece went tits up because its debt was such a massive part of its GDP that if any market trouble happened, like it did in 2007, they started defaulted on their payments because their revenue dropped.

    Maybe if they didn't feel that the economy would only grow and never slow down, they wouldn't be in this situation.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Papa bull View Post
    It won't matter how many member-states the EU has if they have to break up because they're insolvent and that's a very real possibility soon.
    Nah. They will provide markets with non-sterilized forms of liquidity before the risk of insolvency hits.
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    " If your EU Enlargment last for more than 4 hours contact your Physician immediately "

    If MY EU enlargment last for more than 4 hours I'm contacting EVERYONE.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Adding yet another layer of government can't ever be a good idea.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Maybe one day this EU will look like the first days of our own country when people's loyalty will first be to the state, but eventually they will grow to be unified and one solid mass. problem is it took killing off a large percentage of the male population in a civil war to make it happen here. I don't think the EU want's to go through that, not to mention some of these countries simply have to much built up history of backstabbing and mistrust that the EU will only be effective to a point, if it stands the test of time at all.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Papa bull View Post
    It won't matter how many member-states the EU has if they have to break up because they're insolvent and that's a very real possibility soon.
    They are no more broke than the USA. Where's your confidence, man, we're discussing "Fiat" money. That'd be a "Confidence Game." You have a huge balloon full of money "because we say it is, full faith and credit, etc.," and a confidence pump to keep the balloon inflated. Confidence is like Bernanke saying, "I am confident going forward," or Treasury head stating, "We have great confidence in our program," or Obama saying "I am confident we have turned the economic corner," and these are the things that fill the balloon and called a Confidence Pump. As you get bigger holes in the balloon, you never fix the holes, but either turn up the pump or use a bigger pump and no need to worry about the holes. For the life of me, I suspect there is a flaw in the scenario, but who am I to question "great" minds or whatever generates confidence, eh? Maybe Croatia is adding to the CFM (confidence forming material) of the pump. Don't sell your precious metals.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by fmw View Post
    Adding yet another layer of government can't ever be a good idea.
    What if the current number of layers is zero?
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: EU Enlargement. Is it bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    What if the current number of layers is zero?


    You don't understand the difference between "another" and "a?"

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