Tag Archives: Jean-Claude Juncker

Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Europe’s Most Dangerous Politicians: Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande, David Cameron, Jean-Claude Juncker, Jose Barosso, Mario Monti, Herman Van Rampuy – 13 August 2012

Der Spiegel has published an inane article about Europe’s 10 Most Dangerous Politicians.

Top 10 List

  1. Markus Söder, Bavarian Finance Minister: The politician from the Christian Social Union, the conservative sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, is known for his tub-thumping rhetoric and has stepped up a gear in the euro crisis with vitriolic comments about Greece. “An example must be made of Athens, that this euro zone can show teeth,” he told the Bild am Sonntag tabloid newspaper this week. Continue reading
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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – EC President Van Rompuy Releases 7 Page PDF “Towards A Genuine Economic And Monetary Union”; Merkel Says “No Shared Total Liability As Long As I Live” – 26 June 2012

Inquiring minds are reading “Towards a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union” by the gang of four nannycrats: European commission president Herman Van Rompuy, ECB president Mario Draghi,  José Manuel Barroso of the European commission, and Jean-Claude Juncker, the leader of the 17-country eurogroup.

Don’t expect any details. There aren’t any. Instead the document consists of a wish list wrapped in a wordy package that says virtually nothing. Continue reading

John Ward – Euroblown : Daftest Idea So Far From The EUnatics – 11 June 2012

ImageEuropean officials are drafting a proposal to issue joint euro-area bonds for countries running a budget deficit if all of the region’s governments agree, Der Spiegel reported yesterday afternoon. The ‘brains’ behind this idea are, predictably, European Commission President Jose Barroso, European Union President Herman van Rompuy, and Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker. Continue reading

Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Another Meaningless Nannycrat Rumor : Europe Mulls “Secret Plan For New Europe” – 4 June 2012

A story is making the rounds that suggests leaders are going to get together and hammer out a “fiscal union”.

The story appears to have originated on the Welt Online, a German tabloid. The article mentions a Secret Plan for a New Europe. Continue reading