Remember the saying, ‘ you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink’, this reminds me of so many anti EU people. No matter how much you present them with the truth they refuse to believe it and please don’t ever ask them to actually dig for the truth……much easier just to follow blindly into the abyss.
This came up on my FB this morning…..
If this were true how come they don’t subsidise our Pension?
Just because someone puts a bold message up like this does not make it true!
You may think it justifies your position but without scrutiny it doesn’t.
So let’s look a wee bit closer at how some EU Countries Finance OA Pensions.
At the moment Italians actually pay 33% of their wages into the system , the Government , not the EU subsidises the rest.
The fact is neither we or the EU subsidies OA Pensions in Individual Countries, we do however subsidise projects that allow people to pay into their own Pension Fund and we do help pay for the large amount of Eurocrats like MEPs etc……maybe it is this latter number that needs to be streamlined a bit!
Getting back to my main message though, people believe what they want to if it feeds into their agenda and Politicians are no different in fact they are worse because their agenda can much more sinister. They feed the masses and the majority of the public are not willing to seek the truth, they see a tiny problem on their doorstep and blame the EU for everything when in fact the problem usually lies with Government Policy or even Local Government Policy.
It’s much easier to blame the ‘foreigners ‘ than seek the truth.
The Government relies on peoples ignorance to win the day……and when it comes to Pensions we really should be asking the right questions.