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Dear Europe, It is with great interest that I read your announcement of the vacancies for a President and a High Representative for Foreign Affairs published on EurActiv’s web site under the title Europe desperately seeking leaders, with terms of reference published on the US German Martial Fund’s web site. The posts are an exciting… » read more

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Most politicians hailed the outcome of the second referendum on the same Lisbon Treaty. Not surprisingly, the loudest amongst them were the Brussels Eurocrats whose proliferation and revenue are further secured by the Treaty (Apostolov 2009b, Apostolov 2009a). Some politicians were even insolent enough to claim that the second referendum that the Irish folk was… » read more

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USSR Reloaded?

(Third edition) One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Jackson In a historic second referendum on a treaty changing the way the European Community functions (the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community (Conference of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States 2007),… » read more

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The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. Albert Einstein This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it,… » read more

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Sir, Yesterday I read the article ‘Fresh start with new members’ statute’ on the European Parliament’s website [1]. The article reminded me of a press release by Open Europe [2] drawing public attention to the money pit that the benefits to be received by the members of the Commission of the European Communities presided by… » read more

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