" A free man, there is no such thing! All men are slaves"
Euripides, the last of Athens great tragic poets, wrote this in circa 420 BC. He expressed succinctly his view that man can be slave to many things, money, greed, power and fear. For the word slave originates from the word Slav, a tribe that was captured by the German tribes and sold to the Romans to live a life of work and penury.
Following the incendiary German governments plans proposing that Greece should subject its budgetary plans to an EU Budget Commissioner, I wonder if Euripides would extend his theory to include that a people can be a slave to the idea of a common European Union and that Germany will now ensure that like the Slavs before them, the Greek people will be sold to the EU as holiday resort employees for rich Northern manufacturing employees.
Not content with dispensing with the fiction of democracy by installing a gross puppet and mandarin technocrat as President of Greece. The EU, having not obtained complete control of the country and fearing that there is a head of steam to opposing perpetual occupation, they are trying to act fast to exercise a complete takeover. Angela Merkel is wheeling such a stick and letting it be known that that democracy is not even being considered. At Davos she stated, with no hint of embarrassment that EU countries must do as EU Commission tells them.
It has long been a dream of the European elite to install technocratic governments upon their peoples and ensure a unified Europe under their control. The Romans succeeded for many centuries, Napoleon and Hitler equally dreamed of such domination, the evil and oppressive dictatorships of Salazar in Portugal, Franco in Spain and viscious Italian, Mussolini, all played their part in such disgraceful ambitions.
The Greek people know the frightening consequences of a coup d'etat and living under the fear of dictatorship. The seven years between 1967 and 1974 when the "Colonels" dispensed with democracy and took control led to over 10,000 arrested in the first few years, over 3800 tortured in secret torture centres and a life of fear and hopeless for a generation. On that occasion a coalition of the left and democrats fought the battle to help the Greeks regain their freedom. On this occasion it is the left, in the guise of the Liberal Democrats and Labour party and their socialist parties comrades in the EU parliament joining with the Corporatists and Technocrats who want to enslave the Greek people.
A free man, there is no such thing, all men are Slaves whilst the EU exists!