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Hollande, Merkel call for full-time eurozone boss
Associated Press ^ | May 30, 2013 2:46 PM EDT

Posted on 05/30/2013 12:56:24 PM PDT by Olog-hai

France and Germany are pushing to have a full-time official lead the economic and financial policies of the 17-country euro currency bloc. …

French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after a meeting in Paris that there needs to be a central figure to lead the Eurogroup.

Speaking Thursday at a joint press conference, Hollande said he and Merkel “are in agreement that there should be more eurozone summits, with a full-time Eurogroup president with strengthened powers.”

“We need more economic policy coordination, especially in the Eurogroup,” Merkel said. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: angelamerkel; euboss; eurobanking; europeanunion; eurozone; eurozoneboss; eussr; france; francoishollande; germany; hollande; merkel; russia; tonyblair; unitedkingdom

1 posted on 05/30/2013 12:56:24 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Sounds great. How about a democratically elected president with power to hire and fire bureaucrats? Vote apportioned by GDP of member states.
2 posted on 05/30/2013 1:04:36 PM PDT by ricmc2175
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To: Olog-hai

Gosh, a führer. What a splendid idea.


3 posted on 05/30/2013 1:13:57 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar

One leader for all Europe—just as long as its a German.


4 posted on 05/30/2013 1:19:01 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Olog-hai; 444Flyer; MrB; Lera; RaceBannon; combat_boots; mrsmel; TaraP; GiovannaNicoletta; ...

Tony Blair wanted this job and he’s moved into Jerusalem to divide Israel for ‘peace’.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/feb/02/world.politics

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1138757/President-Blair-Former-PM-set-EU-chief-Sarkozy-battles-win-post.html


5 posted on 05/30/2013 1:19:46 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai

I think a descendant of Charlemagne, Charles V, Louis XIV, Napoleon, Kaiser Wilhelm, or Hitler would be a splendid choice for the position. I thought a whole lot of blood was spilt in Europe to prevent such a figure from arising.


6 posted on 05/30/2013 1:21:20 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: SpaceBar

Yep. What could go wrong?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHmYIo7bcUw


7 posted on 05/30/2013 1:25:50 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai

When liberal solutions fail, as they always do, liberals demand a strengthening of the very laws that failed, and that fails too, leading them to demand a strengthening ...


8 posted on 05/30/2013 1:36:53 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: I want the USA back

“When liberal solutions fail, as they always do, liberals demand a strengthening of....”

How about a messianic-type dictator who makes vague references to “god”, misquotes the Scripture, acts like an antichrist and promises the state will supply all the needs of the peoples?


9 posted on 05/30/2013 1:42:30 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

“...One leader for all Europe—just as long as its a German....”

Der Furher!! Sieg Heil!!!


10 posted on 05/31/2013 6:44:05 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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