Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Just say no..

From the April 1 edition of the FT:

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Danish prime minister, has said he is not a candidate to become president of the European Union…Conjecture in the Danish media that Mr Rasmussen was positioning himself as a candidate for the permanent EU presidency increased after he said in November that his country would hold a referendum on joining the euro by 2011

News just in is that the Danes will have a referendum on membership of the euro in September.
Ten years since the currency reared it's ugly head and I am very glad that the UK is out of it. It's vital that a country has control over its monetary policy and the slowdown we are currently experiencing and will experience some more requires maximum flexibility which you can't get when your interest rates are controlled from Germany as part of a policy for at least 15 other countries...
You've done it before, Denmark, so do it again. Just say no!


Anonymous said...

Barristers are self-employed and do not work for the chambers in which they are a tennant.

Letters From A Tory said...

Ireland and Denmark could bring the Federal States of Europe to a grinding halt. Boy, am I looking forward to that.

Anonymous said...

Letters, - - dream on.

If they vote NO, there are 2 alternatives.

1)Ignore the vote and proceed as if it was a yes. (past history points to this method)

2)Have further referendums (it doesn't matter how many, or at what cost) until the required vote is delivered. (The Irish are particularly good at this)

Either way we are f*ck*d.