We 'voted' for more EU control
Published 14/05/2010 | 08:52
JIM O'Sullivan writes that "we are very close now to a position where our budgets will have to be cleared first with the German finance minister" (Letters, May 12).
Well, whether they realised it or not, that's exactly what the Irish people signed up for when they joined the European Union and then ratified Lisbon (after giving the 'wrong answer' the first time).
The United States' economic problems stem from giving up control of the supply of their own currency to eight private banks (otherwise known as the Federal Reserve) in 1913.