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Will BREXIT happen? Yesterday UK’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, reaffirmed the date for leaving the “European Union” as 31 October. The next day the new European Commission will take office. Will UK still be a Member State? He gave a very upbeat speech in the Commons about how UK was going to be Great… » read more

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The popular definition of democracy is that it is a system where the people can throw out the rascals — inept or corrupt politicians. That is not the case of Europe today. Its hub has a system of autocracy. 28 politicians from nominal democracies don’t follow democratic rules. They self-select their Politburo, an oligarchy with… » read more

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Will a new Commission, Council and Parliament solve Europe’s present turmoil? No. What is the cause of Europe’s crisis of trust in Brussels, in Whitehall and other parliaments? A scam against the public. A scam may be defined as getting people to follow rules they never agreed to. A scam leaves people feeling angry and… » read more

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British Prime Minister David Cameron “is one of the greatest destroyers of modern times.” So declared EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Saarbruecken on 1 April 2019. What was his crime? Why did Mr Juncker find him so vile, such an enemy of mankind? The only explanation Mr Juncker gave was “We were forbidden from… » read more

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SUCCESS! British citizens worldwide and all UK residents can sign this Petition to Parliament:   After several attempts to get the UK Parliament Petition panel (composed of 11 MPs) to accept a petition that exposes the negligence of parliament to follow legal and constitutional rules on Brexit, the petition panel finally agreed to the Euratom… » read more

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In all European history, the European Commission amounts to the greatest innovation of political governance systems of Europe. It is not found in centralised systems. It is not found in confederal systems. It is not found in federal systems. The European Commission — which was first called the High Authority — is an Honest Broker.… » read more

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Speaking at his party’s congress in Helsinki in November 2018, European Commission President said: “People said a year before WW1 that it could not happen.” That is not true. Mr Juncker continued: “We should not be afraid of talking about war because we are a project of peace.” What are the facts? The German invasion… » read more

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Several months before the UK’s advisory Brexit Referendum of 23 June 2016 took place, I wrote that any referendum would fail. The UK would remain part of the European Community system. Note I did not say the European Union. The UK agreed by its 1975 obligatory referendum to be part of the Customs Union system… » read more

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President Trump told UK Prime Minister Theresa May that the UK should sue the European Union rather than exit it. Mrs May said this was a too “brutal” solution. Why? It would disrupt Westminister as well as Brussels. Sue the European Union for what? One obvious case would be to attack in law the Spitzenkandidat… » read more

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What is the greatest danger to European democracy today? We see Italy voting in a potent mix of anti-Brussels parties, hostile to the euro. We see the UK – that calls itself the Mother of Parliaments – wanting to leave the EU. We see central and eastern European countries in revolt at the ill-thought out… » read more

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