France Calls for the Federalization of Europe
by Martin Armstrong, Armstrong Economics
History repeats because human nature never differs. I have warned that Albert Einstein was correct that you can NEVER solve a problem with the same line of thing that created the crisis. We will see that absolutely NEVER has anyone in power EVER conceded that they have been the cause of a crisis – it is always someone else. They are the people who in school didn’t do an assignment and blamed the dog for eating it.
French President Francois Hollande has called for the 19 countries using the euro need to now move rapidly to complete a full socialistic state for Europe with a budget and parliament to relieve the individual governments of their failed socialistic agendas. If anything will cause the collapse of the Euro – this will be it. Hollande argues that the Greek crisis illustrates the problem and of course it was never their failed dreams, it was the lack of a federalized Europe where people have no vote whatsoever in any Troika member.
Hollande wrote an opinion piece published by the Journal du Dimanche on Sunday in which he states: “What threatens us is not too much Europe, but a lack of it.”
The individual governments are going totally broke. Pensions will tear Europe apart and girls now in their early 20s are looking for men to marry twice their age or more because there is no hope for the youth with unemployment over 60% in so many areas. The social changes are becoming dramatic for the entire dream of socialism has only lined the pockets of government workers at the expense of lowering living standards for the people.
They promised this would be a trade and economic union from the outset and denied there would ever be the United States of Europe with one government. In an attempt to force their dream upon everyone else whether or not they agreed, the politicians look upon any dissenter as being too stupid to appreciate what the elite had in mind.
There is little doubt that the Euro Crisis will continue and there is zero chance that this will end nicely. Those in power just cannot conceptualize the sad fact that this is the total and complete failure of government from the outset. There is no hope of resolution for precisely as Einstein warned, there cannot be a solution with the same line of thinking. When it fails, the solution is always grab more power to force the economy to do whatever the politicians desire. This is how and why no empire has ever lasted for they all crumble back into the ashes from where they originally sprang.
The ECM turning point actually straddles Sept 30th/October 1st. (Wed/Thurs). September is a big turning point in the Euro and a Directional Change. It pains me to warn, but we are facing economic totalitarianism and the end of any democratic form of government.
There appears to be a possible cycle inversion in interest rates. Typically, rates fall and there is the flight to quality in a financial crisis. Yet with rates so low and governments in serious trouble financially, the market appears likely to force a raise rise instead of a decline in the post 2015.75 era. Volatility will begin to rise in November into January as confidence is shaken.
This will NOT be the typical trading pattern. This is going to make it extremely difficult to grasp and the vast majority will have to be wrong adding to the confusion. Expect the Euro to enter a very bearish trend and we should now see a rise in volatility. Our Energy Models are still positive warning that there is significant downside on the horizon for so many people keep believing in the power of the Troika.