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Good News: EU Budget Talks Collapse

WishBonz Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:38 PM
Remember Aldrich Ames....he got many anti-Soviet people killed because he worked at the CIA and told the KGB names of many of its enemies whose names had crossed his desk. Stupid Republicans are ambivalent about making that same mistake all over again. Republicans seek power by any means necessary. Republicans are a godless, odious and immoral people. Can hacks, government employees, bureaucrats of the CIA really be trusted? It just takes one.

I have a bit of good news today. The efforts of European Council president Herman Van Rompuy to mollify the UK and other budget hawks have created such a stir that France rejects EU budget compromise.

Jean-Marc Ayrault, the French prime minister, objected to deep cuts to agriculture spending included in the proposal, but also expressed displeasure with reductions in the development money, known as cohesion funds, that benefit poorer regions.

The biggest object of displeasure...