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I agree than it is important that fiscal policies should remain under the control of Parliament.  However the ECB seems to be doing little else but make fiscal policy "recommendations" to member states like Ireland, and backing up their recommendations with threats of crashing our banking system if we don't comply.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Sep 12th, 2011 at 03:49:42 PM EST
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