Yeah I have. And so what?

Even if it is the case... printing massive amounts of money to subsidize the EU - financially, militarily, in general - is one of the primary reasons the global economy is on eggshells in the first place.

The status quo of the USA subsidizing Europe's various fallacies cannot continue indefinitely. Its well past time for some tough love.

For who could be free when every other man's humour might domineer over him? - John Locke (2nd Treatise, sect 57)