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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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A Study on the Complainant Satisfaction of the Institution of the European Ombudsman in the period 2006 – 2008, with a Case Study on the Ombudsman’s Irrational Reasoning Edited by Holger J. Scheidel-Apostolov, MBA The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and… » 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, I just read your article ‘Support for Lisbon Treaty in Ireland plunges‘ [1] and that reminded me again of G. Orwell’s masterpiece Animal Farm – a truly remarkable novel about a society living up to seven commandments, the seventh of which is “All animals are equal” [2]. Eventually, as the years passed by and… » read more

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There are four ways in which you can spend money. You can spend your own money on yourself. When you do that, why then you really watch out what you’re doing, and you try to get the most for your money. Then you can spend your own money on somebody else. For example, I buy… » 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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Sirs, The European Union (EU) is said to have been established by the Treaty on European Union signed in 1992. However, taking advantage of your neutrality, I would like to question the EU’s existence based on the following considerations: First, the Treaty on European Union (TEU) explicitly states that the EU “shall be founded on… » read more

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