gotta reade some of the comments America... this is the type Union they want to FORCE you into

The Times March 25, 2010

Europe in crisis as debts grow and Germany pursues its own interests, say diplomats


Police fired teargas during protests against Greece's austerity measures
David Charter in Brussels

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Europe is suffering its worst crisis in a generation because of chronic debts and poor growth combined with a resurgence of national self-interest from Germany, senior figures warned on the eve of the quarterly EU summit today.

Berlin’s insistence that Greece should be bailed out by the International Monetary Fund, rather than the eurozone, and a downgrading of Portugal’s credit rating sent the euro to its lowest level for months yesterday. “The debate in Germany over Greece is polluting the atmosphere and creating anti-European feeling,