Tuesday, 9 May 2006

Happy Europe Day

A reminder from my mate Daniel Hannan MEP....

Happy Europe Day

Today is Europe Day. No doubt you were already aware of it, and have spent the day in prayer and fasting. It commemorates the Schuman Declaration of 1950, which proposed common French-German control of coal and steel resources - not the fall of France, which took place exactly ten years earlier. These days, EU officials celebrate the anniversary by giving themselves yet another bank holiday.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

hmmm... french bashing ... again?

David Clifford said...

Certainement pas! J'ai des habitants importants Fran├žais. J'aime le Fran├žais.