More EU, more federalism is actually the solution to the financial crisis and many other problems.
By that I mean an immediate move to Political Union which should have been decided in Maastricht in 1991 before or instead of the EMU.
A political union, US or German (FRG) federal style with a real budget financed by a federal income tax (like the US one).
Collected by a federal EU "IRS" (again like the US).
No need for the EU to re-invent the wheel when it comes to federalist political union. The US and German federal models are there. Almost pret-a-porter (ready wear) with some minor adjustments that does not require a master tailor but will (leaership.