Skip to comments.Mass rally in Venice to call for independence from Italy
Posted on 10/06/2012 12:29:30 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Two centuries after Napoleonic forces snuffed out the 1,000-year Venetian Republic, Venetians are once again aspiring to become an independent state.
Inspired by the nationalist aspirations of Scotland and Catalonia, pro-independence campaigners will hold a mass rally in the heart of the lagoon city on Saturday, calling for an urgent referendum to be held on the issue.
Indipendenza Veneta, a newly-founded pro-independence movement, says it expects several thousand people to turn up for the rally.
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One wonders how often the Venetians are “bailed out”.
I don’t know about Venice....but in the case of Scotland, I think the Tories should encourage it. The Scots are hopelessly labor and I’ve always wondered why the Tories don’t let them go their own way.
Look at a UK election map. England outside of London votes overwhelmingly conservative. It’s London, Wales and Scotland that give the left almost all of their support. Let ‘em go and say good riddance!
Why just hand them over to the EU?
What will happen to the Venetian blind, if they are no longer covered by Italian and EU social programs?
Heh. Like I pointed out, this is not true independence, so whatever social programs the EU wants to roll out they get to avail of. To their eventual detriment.
The point is to keep England FROM the EU. Scotland is hopelessly lost anyway to the Left.
That would leave England surrounded by the EU.
But there’s a good chance that without Wales and Scotland, England, standing alone, would tell the EU to go to hell. The only thing keeping them in it is Labor, and a huge percentage of labor MP’s so bye-by if Scotland and Wales do the same!
Standing alone against what would then be 30 or more individual countries? never mind countries that hate them and have them surrounded physically? That turns them into Israel on the North Sea.