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The hundredth anniversary of World War One is a stark reminder of dangers behind the politicians’ fraudulent action on the European Commission. Should someone who received less than ten percent support of the European electorate become Commission President? If this ludicrous choice is questioned, who decides? A closed-door European Council cut off from democratic accountability?… » read more

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A Council protocol will aim to completely reverse the basic rule of European democracy defended passionately and with courage over decades by such European democrats as Robert Schuman, Paul-Henri Spaak and Joseph Luns. Many Commissioners in the past also fought an unequal battle to maintain democratic values against the return to raw, bare-knuckle, power politics.… » read more

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First step: Read the Treaties! Here’s what Europe’s founding treaty says: “Members … shall exercise their functions in complete independence, in the general interest of the Community. In the fulfilment of their duties, they shall neither solicit nor accept instructions from any government or from any organization. They shall abstain from all conduct incompatible with… » read more

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