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The European Commission’s new proposed Regulation 2011/0386 for monitoring draft budgetary plans of Member States applies to everyone in the Euro area but not the European Union. For the Commission, the Council of Ministers and the Parliament OPAQUE rules apply. WHO MONITORS THE MONITORS? “Strong public finances are best ensured at the planning stage and… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Did you read about the passionate debate about the 2012 Budget? Did you hear about the how Parliament minutely and forensically interrogated the Commission about taxpayer’s money? Did you see how the Commissioner cowered as MEPs tore into the illogicality of its proposals? Did you cheer on seeing the riveting television when Parliamentarians shredded the… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Calling for the creation of a State of Palestine in 2011 is an obvious incitement to political FRAUD. It has all the hallmarks of what Robert Schuman warned democrats would lead to a disaster. ‘Nothing is easier for political counterfeiters to exploit good principles for an illusion, and nothing is more disastrous than good principles… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

If the European Union leadership supports the recognition of a new State called Palestine, it will be co-responsible for further conflict and war. The area has already seen too much death and destruction, hate and ignorance. The Government of Palestine already exists. Its name is now Israel. Making a SECOND Palestine is a recipe for… » read more

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‘The time has come to start re-aligning EU financing with the principles of autonomy, transparency and fairness and equipping the EU to reach its agreed policy objectives.‘ These are the words of European Commission’s ‘A Budget for 2020‘ — its proposals for a multi-annual financial framework (MFF) 2013-2020. The proposal was presented by Commission President… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Having received a reply from the European Commission again refusing to publish the Great Charter of the Founding Fathers of the European Community, I was invited by the European Ombudsman to give my reactions. Background The Founding Fathers of Europe defined 18 April 1951 as the day which was the Birthday of Europe. Their signatures… » read more

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OPEN LETTER to President Barroso, Mr Herman van Rumpuy, Member State governments, Presidents of the European Parliament and the Consultative Committees: the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions. From: David Price, Editor Schuman Project Dear President Barroso and Presidents of European institutions, Today 18 April 2011 marks the sixtieth Anniversary of the… » read more

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The following letter was sent to Mr Barroso and the European Commissioners about the continuing refusal to publish the Great Charter of Interdependence made by the Founding Fathers of the European Community on 18 April 1951. 60 years ago on 18 APRIL 2011 Why is the Commission not preparing to celebrate the founding of European… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

How do you turn a country that has been ruled by a tyrant into one that respects human rights and is based solidly on democracy? That is more than possible. There is a positive example about how to bring it to success. Recently one country was rebuilt from a broken tyranny, ruined cities, and utter… » read more

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Three lessons should be clear to Europe’s policy-makers from the WikiLeaks affair. War is coming in the Mid-East and it is mainly about religio-political ideologies among Islamic states. Sectarians of both the Shi’ite and Sunni persuasion, both arming with nuclear bombs, are also involved in extensive terrorist activities to destroy the West. Policy-leaders must decide… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price