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Old 02.02.2011, 13:44
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Swiss Euroskepticism

Switzerland is 100% correct for being a euroskeptic, in my eyes. This goes along with maintaining their own currency. These two allow for a Swiss economy that is more stable and independent for multiple reasons.

What are other views on the matter?
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Old 02.02.2011, 13:46
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Re: Swiss Euroskepticism

My view on the matter is that it's up to the Swiss.



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Old 02.02.2011, 13:49
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My view on the matter is that it's up to the Swiss.
I completely agree. Just curious to know what the Swiss and non-Swiss thought.
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I think Switzerland should be absorbed into a unified European Federation, within which all residents must be compelled to wear an identity chip under their skin, without which they will be unable to participate in any kind of trade.

Eventually the European Federation will expand to become a centralised World State with a charismatic president serving as combined executive, legislative and judicial divisions of government, all combined in the person of one man.

It would save an awful lot of bureaucracy and bother, and I should hope that it would bring in a period of unprecedented world peace.

What could possibly be wrong with that?
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Old 02.02.2011, 13:58
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Eventually the European Federation will expand to become a centralised World State with a charismatic president serving as combined executive, legislative and judicial divisions of government, all combined in the person of one man.
Do you mean Sepp Blatter?
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I think Switzerland should be absorbed into a unified European Federation, within which all residents must be compelled to wear an identity chip under their skin, without which they will be unable to participate in any kind of trade.

Eventually the European Federation will expand to become a centralised World State with a charismatic president serving as combined executive, legislative and judicial divisions of government, all combined in the person of one man.

It would save an awful lot of bureaucracy and bother, and I should hope that it would bring in a period of unprecedented world peace.

What could possibly be wrong with that?
Excellent! Before we had microchips Adolf did just that. He tattooed his officers in the armpit and his enemies on the forearm- just so he knew whom to trust.
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Re: Swiss Euroskepticism

I forgot to mention: in order to maintain a safe environment for all citizens, the European Federation, of which Switzerland would be part (combined with Germany and Austria as Nemetzistan), would be obliged to forbid the possession of all weapons by civilians, including shotguns, rifles, revolvers, automatic weapons and anything with a sharp point or a blade.

Crime would immediately cease to exist, and everyone would be happy.

What do you think, Mr Blut? Are you with me?
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Switzerland is 100% correct for being a euroskeptic, in my eyes. This goes along with maintaining their own currency. These two allow for a Swiss economy that is more stable and independent for multiple reasons. What are other views on the matter?
So why are you in Oklahoma? You should be here, working to make your country great again!
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Old 02.02.2011, 14:14
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So why are you in Oklahoma? You should be here, working to make your country great again!
My desire to become a naturalized Swiss citizen and residing within its beautiful territory is the one of my strongest. I just hope that both God and my own competency will allow this to come to fruition.
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I forgot to mention: in order to maintain a safe environment for all citizens, the European Federation, of which Switzerland would be part (combined with Germany and Austria as Nemetzistan), would be obliged to forbid the possession of all weapons by civilians, including shotguns, rifles, revolvers, automatic weapons and anything with a sharp point or a blade.

Crime would immediately cease to exist, and everyone would be happy.

What do you think, Mr Blut? Are you with me?
I'm afraid I am not with you; not in the least. Actually, I am really hoping that this a some form of cynicism and not a serious suggestion. I am not sure that anyone could have summed up all the things I fear in such a perfect way was you.
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My desire to become a naturalized Swiss citizen and residing within its beautiful territory is the one of my strongest. I just hope that both God and my own competency will allow this to come to fruition.
I hope your god is flush with cash - Swiss bureaucracy tends to be on the expensive side.
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My desire to become a naturalized Swiss citizen and residing within its beautiful territory is the one of my strongest. I just hope that both God and my own competency will allow this to come to fruition.
Best of luck. Have you visited yet? That would be a good first step. Switzerland is lovely but it's not to everyone's taste... not even to the taste of everyone who thinks it would be to their taste. As I've said before, some of my friends who most envied me for moving to Switzerland are precisely the folks who would go mad over here the soonest.

Actually, a good pre-first step would be to make contact with a Swiss-American Society in your area, if you haven't already. There's one in Tulsa although it doesn't seem to have much of a web presence.

Oh, and do a forum search for "libertarian paradise"... should make for some interesting reading!
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I hope your god is flush with cash - Swiss bureaucracy tends to be on the expensive side.
..you mean to doubt his competency?
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I hope your god is flush with cash - Swiss bureaucracy tends to be on the expensive side.
I believe that if God wants my desire to become a reality, he will do all that is necessary for it to happen. Perhaps that is why I am a pre-medicine student. Hopefully, this will provide the cash you are referring too. Also, I still have time, a lot can change in several years.
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I believe that if God wants my desire to become a reality, he will do all that is necessary for it to happen. Perhaps that is why I am a pre-medicine student. Hopefully, this will provide the cash you are referring too. Also, I still have time, a lot can change in several years.
I always thought, that god was a she.
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She is. You've not seen Dogma?
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Best of luck. Have you visited yet? That would be a good first step. Switzerland is lovely but it's not to everyone's taste... not even to the taste of everyone who thinks it would be to their taste. As I've said before, some of my friends who most envied me for moving to Switzerland are precisely the folks who would go mad over here the soonest.

Actually, a good pre-first step would be to make contact with a Swiss-American Society in your area, if you haven't already. There's one in Tulsa although it doesn't seem to have much of a web presence.

Oh, and do a forum search for "libertarian paradise"... should make for some interesting reading!
Actually I am going to Switzerland within the next few months. Although I take your warning on people's taste to Swiss atmosphere, I, without a doubt, am certain that it tastes good to me.

I am having trouble finding this article of yours. Could you provide a link?
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I believe that if God wants my desire to become a reality, he will do all that is necessary for it to happen. Perhaps that is why I am a pre-medicine student. Hopefully, this will provide the cash you are referring too. Also, I still have time, a lot can change in several years.

I have it on good authority he will do all that is necessary for you to pass your finals as a gesture of good will. If there ever was a time to stop wasting time studying and cozy up with the sorority babes, it'd be right about now.
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I have it on good authority he will do all that is necessary for you to pass your finals as a gesture of good will. If there ever was a time to stop wasting time studying and cozy up with the sorority babes, it'd be right about now.
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I have it on good authority he will do all that is necessary for you to pass your finals as a gesture of good will. If there ever was a time to stop wasting time studying and cozy up with the sorority babes, it'd be right about now.
Unfortunately, medical school requires more than simply "passing". Especially, if I intend to make it in to a reputable school.
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