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Counterfeiters and fraudsters. That’s what Robert Schuman called tricky European politicians who abused their powers. “Nothing is easier that for political counterfeiters to exploit the illusion of good principles. Nothing is more disastrous than good principles badly applied.” Today we have a product that fits in that category of fraud: The EU’s White Paper on… » read more

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The Political Nepotism circus continues. It is a legal time-bomb waiting to go off. Seven Commissioners put their names forward as candidates for the European Parliament. Don’t they know that this political activity makes their holding office as a Commissioner totally illegal? Vice President Reding, responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship Vice President Tajani,… » read more

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Grave defects in THREE current treaties and agreements will affect your money and Democratic structures across Europe — for the worse. The European Council is trying to force through unethical and undemocratic treaty proposals. It aims to create the European Finance and Stability Facility/Mechanism (EFSF), the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), and the Fiscal Compact (TSCG).… » read more

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The awarding today of the Nobel Prize for Peace to the EU is a great recognition of the most prominent peace-making system the world has seen. Europe has experienced the longest period of peace in its more than 2000 years of history. It is also ironic. The Nobel Prize Committee recognized the six decades of… » read more

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With breath-taking frankness, European leaders admitted in public that they had no intention to make European ‘democratic’ institutions open and responsive to civil society. They want them to remain closed and in the hands of a small cartel of politicians and their party machines. But this is ILLEGAL. Their admission flies in the face of… » read more

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At Copenhagen in December 2009, politicians failed to agree on joint action to save our planet. Politicians have also failed democracy. Has any one noticed? The only living planet in our solar system is in mortal danger — and the melting glaciers, rising tides, desertification, and the annihilation of non-human lifeforms should be ample evidence… » read more

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