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I mean that so much of a recycling project makes such sound economic sense that it is folly that Germany is not pushing it in its own self interest. That is because of the consequences of playing to least common denominator prejudices of the German people by Merkel et al.

As has been pointed out, making retirement health care equally available in all countries for citizens of any state could enable Germans to retire in warmer climates where it is cheaper to live while still receiving the same quality of health care. And the provision of that health care in countries such as Spain, Italy and Greece would be a great boon to their economy, as would the expenditures of the retirees in their countries. Much like New Yorkers retiring in Florida.

This ain't rocket science. It is entrenched tribal stupidity become national policy.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Feb 8th, 2017 at 03:56:14 PM EST
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