Getting the message across on Europe DayMay 9, 2012 Tim WorstallEuropean Union5 CommentsLatest UK News » Why the euro was a stupid idea The euro is doomed, because it was a stupid and unworkable idea in the first place, says Tim Worstall. 31 Comments previousA Message to our European Partners for Europe DaynextRitchie\’s Queen\’s Speech 5 thoughts on “Getting the message across on Europe Day” JamesV May 9, 2012 at 2:36 pm What about taking all that government spending in each individual country that’s there to make up for the fact that no country is an OCA and using that to make the euro closer to an OCA? 1) Would it be enough? 2) Would it work? Edward Lud May 9, 2012 at 7:48 pm Why are French roads lined with trees? Because the Germans like marching in the shade. Ba-dm! Thank you and good night. diogenes May 9, 2012 at 9:08 pm why are the roads in Andalusia so great…because Felipe Gonzalez came from Andalusia and pushed all the Euro funding there. Rather like Prescott diverting Euro funds to Hull in the, hopefully, unimaginable context of being in a postion to do such a thing. Frances Coppola May 9, 2012 at 9:46 pm Tim, I congratulate you. On managing to make 1000 words (or thereabouts) out of the bleedin’ obvious. CIngram May 10, 2012 at 9:59 am diogenes Not just the roads. The first AVE (high speed train) was from Madrid to Seville 20 years ago. Now there’s one to Málaga, too. If he’d used the money to encourage some industry there it would have been a better idea, but it doesn’t make for such good photos. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.