Daily Archives: June 29, 2012

‘Group of Debt’ Match at EU Summit – Nigel Farage shares his thoughts with the media

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Nigel Farage MEP, Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Co-President of the ‘Europe of Freedom and Democracy‘ (EFD) Group in the European Parliament – http://nigelfaragemep.co.uk

• Media coverage of UKIP/EFD group political stunt, next to EU Council building, Brussels, 29 June 2012 during the European Council meeting (EU summit) of the 28-29 June 2012

• Stunt: Football match – European Institutions/Germany (and ECJ) Vs. PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain)

• Music excerpts:
Red Army Choir:
Red Army is the Strongest
– Corner Stone Cues:
Betrayal & Redemption
Forest Chase
– Pink Floyd:
Summer ’69 (Atom Heart Mother)

• EU Member States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom

Today’s Quotation: John Milton (1608-1674) On accuser and accused as one.

Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; do thou but thine.

John Milton (1608-1674) Discuss

Today’s Birthday: Giacomo Leopardi (1798)

Giacomo Leopardi (1798)

Leopardi was an Italian poet and scholar who suffered throughout his life from chronic physical ailments and dashed hopes. Despite these challenges, he was devoted to philosophy and the classics from early childhood and became one of the most formidable linguists and writers of his time. His pessimistic poetry is admired for its brilliance, intensity, and musicality. He is considered among the great Italian poets of the 19th century. What are some of his most famous works?