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Power Grab: The EU Political Elites’ Fig Leaf of Legitimacy

Power Grab: The EU Political Elites’ Fig Leaf of Legitimacy

The EU political elites were beside themselves with self-congratulation on Friday as the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize committee announced that this year’s prize was awarded to the EU for its contributions to peace. Yet a quick survey of historical facts since the end of WW2 reveals that the EU’s institutions, policies, ... … Read entire article »

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Lisbon Treaty: Disagree, and You’re Dead

Lisbon Treaty: Disagree, and You’re Dead

Professor Schachtschneider pointed out that the European Union reform treaty (aka the Lisbon Treaty) reintroduces the death penalty in Europe, which is very important, especially knowing that, for instance, Italy was recently trying to abandon the death penalty through the United Nations forever and everywhere. The death penalty cause is not ... … Read entire article »

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EU Spends More on Vain Advertising Than Coca-Cola

EU Spends More on Vain Advertising Than Coca-Cola

The European Union has been accused of spending £2 billion each year on ‘vain PR exercises’. New research by Open Europe, a think-tank that supports EU reform, has found that so-called European “information” campaigns are one-sided and boast a budget that is bigger than Coca-Cola’s total worldwide advertising account. One publication, entitled ... … Read entire article »

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Democracy and Freedom Losing Ground in Europe

Democracy and Freedom Losing Ground in Europe

“Imagine that a Franco-German MEP, invited to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace, plonked down in front of her an EU ‘ring of stars’ flag, insisting that she hoist it over the palace alongside the Royal Standard, and then proceeded to address her in a deliberately insulting way… Something not dissimilar ... … Read entire article »

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EU Decision May Lead to Skin Cancer Epidemic

EU Decision May Lead to Skin Cancer Epidemic

A meeting of EU energy ministers decided last week to go ahead with the ban of traditional light bulbs which, from 2010, should be replaced with “efficient” fluorescent lamps. The switchover will affect all of the European Union’s 500 million citizens. According to The Telegraph, this measure alone “will reduce domestic ... … Read entire article »

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The European Union – the New Soviet Union?

The European Union – the New Soviet Union?

Vladimir Bukovsky spent many years in Russian labour camps and psychiatric prisons for defending human rights. He came to Britain in 1976. He lectures and writes on the old Soviet system and the EU. For him the European Union is a “monster” that must be destroyed, the sooner the better, ... … Read entire article »

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