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Cameron says Euro needs single government: report
Reuters ^ | Tue May 8, 2012 10:17pm EDT | (Reporting by Stephen Mangan; editing by Christopher Wilson)

Posted on 05/08/2012 11:44:25 PM PDT by Olog-hai

A successful eurozone requires a single government if it is to work properly, British Prime Minister David Cameron said in a newspaper interview on Wednesday.

"There's nowhere in the world that has a single currency without having more of a single government," Cameron told Britain's Daily Mail.

"Making sense of the euro for me would mean that those eurozone countries would have to have much more coordinated economic policy, much more coordinated debt policy," he said.

Cameron, who opted out of a new European economic pact late last year, advocated Britain's position outside the euro and its ability "to do things to ourselves, for ourselves, by ourselves." …

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: davidcameron; euro; europeanunion; eussr
What a great idea; to empower the ones that hate you.
1 posted on 05/08/2012 11:44:39 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

They can barely even run their own country right, but he wants one government run by people who don’t even have YOU or your PEOPLE’s interest in mind?

Sounds like the perfect recipe to send Europe back to the dark ages.


2 posted on 05/08/2012 11:53:00 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: RaisingCain

Though it sounds more like he’s giving his reasons WHY the EU will never work.


3 posted on 05/08/2012 11:57:42 PM PDT by RaisingCain
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To: RaisingCain

Doesn’t help his case that he’s suggesting the very thing that the euro elites want.


4 posted on 05/08/2012 11:59:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: RaisingCain
Or portends the end as predicted....
5 posted on 05/09/2012 12:44:17 AM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: Olog-hai

He’s a full blown nutter!


6 posted on 05/09/2012 1:17:23 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Olog-hai

Reuters headlines never match the body text.

He isn’t advocating that Euro-users become a single political unit. He’s saying that that’s what it would take for the Euro to work.


7 posted on 05/09/2012 1:29:35 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: Olog-hai
Let me get this right. A mere 70 years after steadfast resistance to a 'unified Europe' (under the Nazis), now the British Prime Minister is calling for a 'unified Europe'?

Oh yeah, that'll end well...

8 posted on 05/09/2012 2:29:21 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Olog-hai

what’s a “eurozone” and why would it be needed


9 posted on 05/09/2012 3:02:52 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

I think a “ euro zone” is kinda like the kings castle.....it’s where the “rulers” of their European subjects cook up what they’re gonna do to them next....and hide out from the peons and peasants with pitchforks.

Otherwise I dunno......


10 posted on 05/09/2012 3:20:58 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: RaisingCain

sounds like a perfect introduction to WW3..


11 posted on 05/09/2012 3:47:15 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Olog-hai

A single European government? Wasn’t that Hitler’s goal too?


12 posted on 05/09/2012 4:06:58 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Olog-hai
Why can't people reading / posting understand that he is explaining why the EU isn't working? He took Britain further away from EU control last year. Say what you want but the Brits made the right decisions on the EU. In far enough to benefit far enough away not to be pulled down if it failed.
13 posted on 05/09/2012 4:17:39 AM PDT by Free_in_Alabama (The average citizen is too lazy to steal from you, instead they are asking the government to do it)
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To: Olog-hai
"Making sense of the euro for me would mean that those eurozone countries would have to have much more coordinated economic policy, much more coordinated debt policy," he said.

The current issue, I think, has more to do with the lack of a common social benefits and tax policy. The Greek view, and now apparently the French view as well, seems to be that everyone in Greece and France gets to retire early, that Greek and French politicians get to spend like there's no tomorrow, and that the Germans will pay for it.

14 posted on 05/09/2012 4:20:22 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: Olog-hai

Then, when that fails, they will say the entire world must have only one govt.

No, thanks.


15 posted on 05/09/2012 4:57:42 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve never read a thread where so many people have completely misunderstood the article and then posted as this one.

Read it carefully and try again.


16 posted on 05/09/2012 5:17:51 AM PDT by Caulkhead
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To: Caulkhead

You haven’t been here very long have you? ;)

I love FR, but posting without reading the article is a long tradition around here.


17 posted on 05/09/2012 6:28:05 AM PDT by GreenLanternCorps ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Jimmy Carter".)
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To: RaisingCain

I agree, I interpret his comment as throwing down the gauntlet. He is daring them to stop being political-economic hypocrites, and they can’t do it. Cameron knows it.


18 posted on 05/09/2012 7:04:03 AM PDT by bioqubit
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To: circlecity

Ze drem vil finali kum tru.


19 posted on 05/09/2012 7:05:35 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Free_in_Alabama
WADR, why is it that you don’t seem to understand that Cameron’s solution to the EU not working is to give the people that run the EU exactly what they want—total control? And that will mean that the EU ascends at the UK’s expense. That’s the last thing that Cameron should be advocating for.
20 posted on 05/09/2012 1:58:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Caulkhead

Whose side are you on?


21 posted on 05/09/2012 1:59:12 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: RaisingCain

Does it now? Then why is his solution to give them everything they’re dreaming of?


22 posted on 05/09/2012 2:00:15 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

“Whose side are you on?”

The side of those who can read and understand written English.

Cameron is clearly explaining why the euro can never work by explaining that in order for it to do so, impossible things need to happen.


23 posted on 05/09/2012 2:19:37 PM PDT by Caulkhead
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To: Caulkhead

Oh; I thought you were on the side of tyrants. My bad. Please explain how Cameron’s “explanation” that giving the euro elites everything they want will be a solution that benefits anyone, then. (Because it isn’t impossible.)


24 posted on 05/09/2012 2:23:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: sheik yerbouty
He's exactly the opposite.

Cameron wants the UK to remain out of the Euro because the Euro will eventually require abrogation of national governments.

25 posted on 05/09/2012 2:36:25 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

The euro is just one of many tools that they intend to use for that purpose. You signed up to any of those treaties, they got a tool for that.


26 posted on 05/09/2012 10:04:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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