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Old 8th Sep 2017, 18:30
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Jet II
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Originally Posted by VP959 View Post

I've never understood why the great idea of a common European trading entity couldn't have stopped at that point, with only enough common regulation to make trade straightforward and tax and cost efficient amongst member nations. All this federalist crap is wholly unnecessary and will be unworkable, anyway.
To be fair, that was never the aim of the project since it was conceived. The proponents never hid that the project was for a federal United States of Europe.

It was UK politicians who lied and claimed it was something different.
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