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When we make colonies out of Greece and Portugal, because they can no longer be trusted to vote, we mustn't forget Bavaria: they could never be trusted to vote.
by Katrin on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 09:53:02 AM EST
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At least they pay for Bremen.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 09:56:29 AM EST
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After being on the receiving end of Länderfinanzausgleich for 32 years, remember. These lazy Bavarians exploited the north and industrialised themselves and now they've got to pay. Unfortunately we didn't demand they dismantle their late-feudal system in exchange for our money.
by Katrin on Fri Feb 17th, 2012 at 10:04:22 AM EST
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It seems contempt for idleness runs north to south in Europe (I certainly noticed it when I live in Germany.).  Are the folks in Svalbard the ones who ultimately get to pee on the rest of the continent on this issue?
by rifek on Tue Feb 21st, 2012 at 04:20:10 PM EST
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If they are idle, the polarbears eat them. Or so I have heard.

A vote for PES is a vote for EPP! A vote for EPP is a vote for PES! Support the coalition, vote EPP-PES!
by A swedish kind of death on Wed Feb 22nd, 2012 at 04:24:45 AM EST
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