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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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Sir, Regarding ‘Barroso warns opponents not to weaken Europe’: I would like to share with you my personal view on why José Manuel Barroso should not be re-elected as president of the Commission of the European Communities (alias the European Commission). I would not support Mr. Barroso for a second term because: 1) The legislation… » 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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What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. Ralph Emerson Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing. Edmund Burke I would like to begin this entry by thanking Eberhard Rhein for his response to my letter to the… » read more

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THE RISING PYRAMID

I think myself that we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious. Thomas Jefferson The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power. Andrew Jackson There is hardly any person living in Europe who does not… » 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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