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  •  and today, war is unthinkable (3+ / 0-)
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    lineatus, joanneleon, blueoasis

    at least between Germany and France (and England). If only some other pairs of countries would learn from history.

    This Rover crossed over.. Willie Nelson, written by Dorothy Fields

    by Karl Rover on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 08:17:20 PM PDT

    •  that was the purpose (4+ / 0-)

      behind the European Coal and Steel Union, which evolved into the European Union.

      It was doing quite nicely, too, until the vulture capitalist types from Goldman Sachs got their greedy little mitts on the levers of financial power.

      Pay attention to the coverage of European financial events. The UK and US press are decidedly dismissive of the French and even the Germans. It's very annoying.

      "This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it." -- Eeyore

      by Mnemosyne on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 08:25:40 PM PDT

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