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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Yes, tell us about bad things in EU now...
    The fact that they are incapable of producing a set of properly audited accounts to explain where all the money goes?

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    We can't vote them out.

    Even through the bad times of Blair and Brown we knew there was always a possibility of a fair vote by which we could be rid of them. Not with the EU. If the 27 other members want something we don't then we can't get rid of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GB9 View Post
    We can't vote them out.

    Even through the bad times of Blair and Brown we knew there was always a possibility of a fair vote by which we could be rid of them. Not with the EU. If the 27 other members want something we don't we can exercise our veto or get an opt out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    The fact that they are incapable of producing a set of properly audited accounts to explain where all the money goes?

    oh its only a few pence out and its not the EU's fault - you must be a racist CRETIN.
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    As soon as the UK ref result was out the founding six finance ministers all rushed to Berlin for a panic meeting.

    But why only six? Why not the EU27 finance ministers? Does Ireland Spain and Sweden not have enough importance in the EU?

    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.bbc...?client=safari

    I will tell you why. Because the founding six are more important and have a bigger say in the EU. That is fundamentally undemocratic. All members should have absolutely equal status, including contributions and payments. None of this west propping up East, or France getting huge farm subsidies. It's fundamentally at the very heart and soul of it, undemocratic. This is animal farm, all men are created equal, but some are more equal than others.

    What else? Well, They handled the migrant crisis, financial crisis, and Greece crisis very very badly. Lots of dithering, lack of leadership. It actually needs more integration to actually work efficiently, but I am not a fan of creating a single Country called the EU. So for that reason, dragons den style; "I'm out".
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Clearly EU did not do enough to stop Rolf Harris, maybe even conspired with him!

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    Well, he was a foreigner - from Australia.
    So let's make sure we don't let any more Australians in... oh, hold on...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    FTFY
    Not always.

    We opposed Juncker, as did Merkel. The rest wanted him. A bit like the bloke at FIFA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    Well, he was a foreigner - from Australia.
    So let's make sure we don't let any more Australians in... oh, hold on...
    As we continue to make an exception for Kylie...
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Let's not forget that they want an army and closer political integration. Last thing I want is Germany anywhere near a proper army with global ambitions.

    The big thing for me is it seems unable to reform itself, massive wastage, duplication unaccountable. Oh just personal preference but I wish they would just get rid of all the translators, just agree on a language like English and everyone speak it. Save a few hundred million.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    Corruption beyond belief, complete disregard for democracy, the egos of politicians saving their failing empire placed above the poor buggers who are being shafted in Greece. Any more you need?
    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    The fact that they are incapable of producing a set of properly audited accounts to explain where all the money goes?

    Proof....
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