The Project to create a European State is doing far more
damage to British identity than Islamic fundamentalism.
More destructive of British values than terrorism.
10 No 22
In the wake of the London bombings of 7th
July many commentators suggested that the underlying aim of the bombers was to
destroy our way of life and even our sense of national identity.
In this vein, a leader in
the Daily Telegraph reflected on the essential components of our
identity. Statutory patriotism, it
rightly averred was un-British, but it was possible to identify the
non-negotiable components of British-ness and went on to list them.
Although we do know what the
public reaction will be to further terrorist attacks on London or other British
cities, thus far there appears little reason to suppose that Islamic terrorists
will succeed in destroying the essential characteristics of being British.
When reflecting on the Daily
Telegraph list it is impossible not to observe that where the terrorist has
so far failed - others have met with an astonishing measure of success.
Eurofacts readers will have no
difficulty in guessing the primary source from which the threat comes.
Of the ten “essential components” of national
identity at least six have been seriously eroded through Britain’s
membership of the EU
Stressing the fundamental
importance of one such component - the sovereignty of the Crown in
Parliament - the Daily Telegraph declared:
“ The Lords. The Commons and the Monarch constitute
the Supreme authority in the land.
There is no appeal to any higher jurisdiction spiritual or temporal.”
THE REALITY is that 60 per cent of our LAWS originate in
Brussels, that British law is subordinate to European Law, and where disputes
occur there is the most certainly the right of appeal to higher authority
-to the European Court of Justice.
Already marginalized, the
Monarchy is on its way to obsolescence.
Like Kenneth Clarke, the Daily Telegraph does not
appear to have read the Maastricht Treaty.
Acknowledging the centrality
of the RULE OF LAW to the British way of life the Daily Telegraph asserts:
“No one is above the Law - not even in Government.”
[I don’t believe it -they can’t be wrong twice in a row -surely not? - the answer is YES!]
Well, actually an increasing
number of senior EU officials enjoy a remarkable array of legal immunities -
not to mention a formidable list of privileges. To such an extent that even one euro-phile Lib Dem peer - Lord
Wallace of Saltaire -has warned of a future public backlash. [Details on our bulletin
When it comes to Individual
Liberty the Daily Telegraph is surely right to say that there should
be a presumption always and everywhere against State coercion and that
eccentricity should be tolerated to the point of lunacy.
There should be a
presumption but as a consequence of EU membership this can no longer be taken
The major threats to Individual Liberty in the form of
State coercion including the European Arrest Warrant, identity cards, and
mandatory data retention requirement on service providers have originated in
Brussels where enthusiasm
for harmonisation greatly exceeds a liking for
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[Play suspended because of
lack of light -or was it insight?
We say the Daily Telegraph
must try and do better in the future]
Respect for British
Institutions in which British freedom and the British character are immanent is
a core value, the Daily Telegraph suggests.
Whether one is talking of
the Great Institutions of State or those of civil society it is difficult to
think of a single one whose activities are not curtailed or diminished as the
result of EU Regulations or deals struck by the Council of Ministers.
Membership of the English
Speaking World - the anglosphere in modern parlance - is undeniably central to our
idea of the British place in the world, as the Daily Telegraph maintains.
as a result of EU
membership, step-by-step Britain has been forced to distance itself from the
countries to which it has been linked through common political values. Shared
historical experience and language.
At the heart of British
identity is the British character, which says the Daily Telegraph,
shapes British Institutions and is in turn shaped by them.
these days the most powerful institutions are European ones.
These are opaque, undemocratic, often corrupt and
We can hardly expect them to have a beneficial
impact on the evolution of the British character.
Indeed their baleful influence can already be perceived
in the refusal if Ministers and Officials to take responsibility for their
And, whenever convenient, to take refuge behind
evasions and falsehoods.
Membership of the EU alone
cannot be held responsible for this fall in Standards, but it has most
certainly produced rhetoric of deception that exceeds by far the normal
prevarications of political life.
The conclusion can only be that ‘Europe’ has damaged
than the deluded young men who have strapped parcels
of explosive in pursuit of a perverse and impossible dream.
condoning the actions of the bombers it shows whatever their objectives that
they are prepared to give their lives for their CAUSE. WE hope when the time comes when we finally
have to make a stand that there will be many who will do what it takes to
protect OUR Constitution-OUR Identity- OUR own LAWS - OUR Freedoms and
Liberties with as much passion and dedication]
task of any truly patriot political party must not be simply to defend National
Identity against further erosions, but to revive and restore WHAT HAS BEEN LOST. The Restoration of Manhood should be
starting point for any party seeking to renew itself.
[If this is intended to
include the CON Party then there will be no hope from that quarter as they
consider the matter of British Independence of no account as history over the
last 32 years has witnessed their support since Rome
-Maastricht and since.
Only P.R. Proportional Representation will supply the Party,
which can save OUR COUUNTRY.]
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Brussels wins power to put Britons in jail
September 14 -2005
BRUSSELS has won the right
to intervene in British law [more particularly in ENGLISH LAW] and lay down
criminal penalties to be handed down by British Courts, even if the Government
[New Labour] does not agree.
The EU Commission will be
able to set the punishments that apply if Britons break laws based on EU policy.
-this should wake up those millions of Britons who thought that the rejection
of the New European Constitution by France and Holland would hold up any
further loss of Sovereignty.]
A ruling by the European
Court of Justice in Luxembourg gives Brussels power to introduce harmonised
criminal law across Europe.
The Tories immediately
seized on the decision as a ‘dangerous precedent’ further chipping away at
[So did a CON Government
sign the Maastricht Treaty in February 1992 -YES!]?
And the [New Labour] Government
said it was ‘disappointed’
[We doubt it very much!]
The landmark ruling followed
a test case between the Commission and 11 EU member states including Britain.
[What is so obvious from
the actions of the politicians of the 11 is that they appear continually to
underestimate the power lost to Brussels within the Treaties they have signed. They no doubt just shrug their shoulders and
collect their attendance money and fly home with excuses.]
It focused on environmental
legislation from Brussels enshrined in UK law - but the ruling will now apply
to any policy area, from the single market to data protection and money laundering.
The Commission will decide
whether breaking such laws is a criminal or civil offence, and what penalties
The ruling declared:
‘ The European community has
the power to require the member states to lay down criminal penalties for the
purpose of protecting the environment.’
Commission spokesman Martin
Selmayr said in a statement:
‘Today’s judgment is an important
precedent. It will allow the Commission to continue and enhance its efforts to
ensure compliance with provisions of European Community law by means of criminal
Shadow Foreign Secretary Liam Fox
‘This is a very dangerous
precedent that opens the way to our legal traditions being asset stripped by
the power-hungry European Union.
‘Despite all Tony Blair’s protestations,
the UK is bit by bit losing control over our ability to make our own laws.
‘This is a Government that
is unable to stand up to Europe [Just like the CON Government in 1992]
because ultimately the Prime Minister is more concerned with appeasing our
European partners than fighting for British interests.’
[Should have said:
We are sorry for signing the
Maastricht Treaty in 1992 and the mess it has led us to under New Labour
-but I ask you to TRUST us in the future. What a hope!]
Conservatives in the
European parliament said the ruling represented a ‘worrying erosion of British sovereignty.’
[The usual underestimate
one expects from a Pro-Europe Party]
Timothy Kirkhope, the Tory
leader in Brussels said:
‘This is a blow to Britain’s
ability to decide things for ourselves. I fear the Commission sees this as an
opportunity to extend its powers and start interfering in the criminal law of
[Will not someone remind him
Maastricht! - Maastricht! -
‘It’s a significant transfer
of power to the Commission, sanctioned by a Court which tends towards the
integrationist approach. The decision
on whether or not to criminalize offences in Britain should be a matter for
Britain, not the EU.’…
[Mr Kirkhope! - IT WAS A CON Party which signed the
Maastricht Treaty long ago in 1992 so no more public grief until YOUR Party
comes off the shelf over Europe and show the Pro-EU proletariat the exit from a
once professed patriotic conservative Party.
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Daniel Hannan - Forming an OPPOSITION
to the EU
WITH THE ONLY PARTY WITH A MANDATE
TO SET YOU
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HOME RULE for
[All underlined words have a
THE QUESTION THAT THE VOTER MUST ANSWER
‘DO YOU WISH TO BE GOVERNED BY YOUR OWN PEOPLE, LAW AND CUSTOM OR BY
THE CORRUPT ,EXPENSIVE UNACCOUNTABLE AND ALIEN BUSYBODY BRUSSELS’
-SIMPLE IS IT NOT?