> > It's called brain washing. In reality almost any western european
> > nation offers more personal freedom than the US. The difference is,
> > they don't brag about it. The US is without a doubt the greatest
> > country in terms of capitalist freedom. If you want to make money
> > there's no better place to be but it comes at a cost, and that is your
> > personal freedom. However people here tend to bundle that in with
> > freedom for the people, and the rulling powers have the most interest
> > in conveying that false idea.
> > From the most basic things like, not being able to enjoy a cold beer
> > in the park on a Summer afternoon to more complex ones like not
> > providing basic medical care to all its citizens or a bipartisan
> This I'll grant you. How many people actually drink beer in
> public in Europe, however?
> > government which leaves behind thousands of citizens without
> > representation, there's a huge list of reasons why this is not the
> I believe 20% of Frenchmen wish to see Le Pen and the FN in charge
> there. Yet they only have what, two or three seats in the Assembly?
> Are these Frenchmen without proper representation?
> > greatest _free_ nation in the world. Actually, it's not even the
> > greatest democracy in the world, far from it.
> How easy is it to buy a house in the EU?
There is a system in place which stops americans... correction, US citizens
from buying realty in the EU.