Sunday, March 25, 2007

European (Soviet) Union?

Derk-Jan Eppink, cabinet member of commissioners, has learned the ropes in the European Union. Or, one could say, he has learned how not to be hung by the ropes in the EU. "I have learned all the necessary survival techniques to be a mandarin: intrigue, trickery and deceit," Commissioner Eppink notes.

Of greatest interest, Eppink notes the similarities between the former Soviet Union and the EU here.

Keep the insights of this worldly politician in mind as the Holy Father issues a dire and heartfelt warning to the back of a wayward son trudging off to a far country ...

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