Well - It looks like I'll have to admit that Europe has made a couple of mistakes, but not what you may think.
The main mistake Europe (the EU) has made is NOT controlling, strictly enough, the countries who want to join. Here are a few of the "criteria"...
Now, I was born in Europe, I worked in Central Europe most of my life, even before my home country, UK, became a member, and I'm happy to profit from the fact that they are a member, because it means I don't need Residence Permits and all the rest, but.........I'm also unhappy to say that I don't think the UK should ever have been allowed to join!
Like many of the new arrivals, it is only an economical decision. Yes - we want the advantages, no we don't wanna pay!
We wanna be in just a "bit" of your club, but not all - we aren't going to identify ourselves like everybody else with ID Cards, we aren't gonna drive on the correct side of the road, we ain't gonna learn any of your languages, and ...... we don't like Bullfighting, only want to eat New Zealand butter and lamb and bacon, but don't forget to accept giving our Citizens free treatment on your payable Health Systems......stop messing up our Great British Pound and our Great British Economy with your "Euro" stuff.....oh yeah, we'll take it, but ........and on and on it goes.
I'll wager that if it is urgent, they won't care less where they go......
Let's hope they get it right with the next ones who want to join up. Doesn't look like it..........
Right now, it seems that a little place that pays less than 1% of the bills and takes 100% of the advantages, is able to determine what the others decide on "help packages" - The Slovakia Republic would be so well advised just to vote yes, irrespective of personal political aims and internal political manoeuvres....They will probably be the next ones knocking on the door...after the British....!
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