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In the current climate of Reality Challenged Political-Economics wouldn't the Seuro merely change the strain of parasite?  I personally don't see much difference between plutocratae northerni and plutocratae southerni.

But I'm always willing to be educated.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Sep 20th, 2013 at 02:22:43 PM EST
I don't find the above scenario highly probable, but it does have the advantage of providing a conceptual alternative which could serve as the condensation nucleus for a way out of the current impasse in which the EMU is mired.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Sep 20th, 2013 at 03:50:40 PM EST
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And high on the list of generators of improbability is the necessary assumption that the Seuro union would NOT have a predator/prey relationship with its member states on behalf of a small group of elites. But, against the odds though it may be, should such an entity come into existence, it could have a profoundly beneficial effect for its members and even for those initially outside its membership.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Sep 20th, 2013 at 04:46:03 PM EST
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