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Has EU interfered with Irish referendum?

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NO campaigners threaten legal challenge

Campaigners for a “No” vote have threatened a legal challenge after 1.1 million copies of the European Union booklet were distributed, at a cost to the taxpayer of £139,000.

Of course it should not come as a great surprise that the EU Commission has frittered away £139,000 on this “information booklet” to help the Irish come to the right decision, the Commission President José Manuel Barroso has beavered away ensuring that the Irish go to the polls once more in an attempt to cajole them into correcting their earlier “mistake”. It really is quite alarming that after France and Denmark firmly rejected the original proposals for a  new EU Constitution that Barroso and his federalist allies should rebrand the whole thing and have another go at it, then when the Irish scupper the party by voting NO at a referendum they are bullied and pushed into repeating the whole exercise over again. The Lisbon Treaty needs to be ratified by all member states and it seems to me that the Commission will not be happy until it finally has it’s way, regardless of the democratic will of the people in it’s member states.

The great worry now, once we get Gordon Brown’s speech out of the way today, is that next week in Manchester the Conservatives have stage managed their conference agenda to ensure that the elephant in the room is neither seen nor heard, the Lisbon Treaty and Labour’s failure to uphold it’s promise of a referendum will not get a mention. Officially the Tory policy is “wait and see”, if it isn’t ratified by the time of the next election they promise to give us a referendum in the UK which the EU Commission will throw more of our money at , they are hoping that the Czechs become the next hurdle and stumbling block for the Commission to get over – but what if it is ratified by then? It is something that David Cameron and the Conservative Party is too fearful to talk about, they don’t want a huge argument over the EU in advance of the general election, they need a steady ship.

UKIP’s Nigel Farrage doesn’t need those sort of worries, what he needs is a new man at the helm of the EU, and not Tony Blair I hasten to add, Farrage will be standing against Speaker John Bercow in the general election hoping to take his UKIP message into Parliament and get the EU debate going in a more lively fashion than hitherto imagined in the corridors of Westminster.

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I’m wishing the Irish luck, if they vote NO on Friday again, you can  guarantee that the EU will find ways and means of either bypassing the Irish or forcing them to go to the polls a third time.

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Written by curly

September 29, 2009 at 9:43 am

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  1. I have complained to BBC radio4 this morning about the biased coverage on the Irish Lisbon Treaty yes campaign.Not to mention the EU using taxpayers money to brainwash the Irish voters with bullying tactics on their economy and jobs.I see Mr Ryanair helping out like the good european citizen he is not what a total sham it all is.Go on Ireland tell em NO again and then lets see if Mr Cameron will offer this country our referendum,fear not UKIP will

    Margot Parker

    September 29, 2009 at 5:57 pm

  2. Goodbye to national borders.

    “The EU has thus decided to flood Europe with tens of millions of Muslims, at the same time as peaceful Europeans demonstrating against the Islamization of Europe were brutally harassed by the police in the EU capital of Brussels.

    Notice how EU officials announce sweeping and potentially irreversible changes, proclaim that they are “inevitable” and that we may just as well adapt and get used to it. Resistance is futile. This is a lie and it always has been. The entire European Union has been created by such lies, repeated year after year. The gradual destruction of formerly independent nation states was carefully planned and executed, and the introduction of mass immigration from non-Western countries has been and still is a crucial component of this plan. Notice how Frattini specifically singles out Italy, which has so far received less immigration than many other countries in Western Europe, for attention. He also mentions Hungary, one of the newer EU members from the former Communist bloc, meaning that these countries, too, are now supposed to receive a dose of Multicultural diversity, whether they like it or not. The purpose of this immigration, not just between European countries but from Muslim and non-EU countries as well, is to dilute and destroy the established nation states and their culture, until the natives in the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Britain, Spain etc. are too weak and demoralized to resist the creation of a pan-European superstate. Opposition to this policy should be banned as racism and hate speech. ”


    September 29, 2009 at 11:41 pm

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