The Swiss show the way
Happy National Swiss Day! Today the Swiss celebrate over 700 years of political independence from the European despots. But as one of the most successful countries in Europe they have a great deal more to celebrate by avoiding membership of the European Union.
Cameron’s Smoke and Mirrors Game
Yet again David Cameron is taking the public for fools, finally announcing a ‘plan’ to tackle Britain’s immigration problem when he knows he is in deep trouble in the polls. He wants EU migrants to wait three months before claiming job-seekers allowance and child support, which will then only be available for three months instead of six. He also… Read more
EU says “Hard Cheese” to Swiss Democracy
Some of us remember the EU won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2012. The smug Eurocrats probably felt they deserved the prize, due to their efforts to “spread democracy” around Europe. Yet we must never forget the EU itself is as undemocratic as any of the regimes it criticises.
Commonwealth or the EU – Which is the Best Opportunity for Britain’s future?
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has now opened, celebrating the shared heritage and political links of 53 countries across the world. Whilst the mainstream media will focus on the athletics, far more important are the vital questions raised by the competition about identity and kinship. As we see Brits, Canadians, Indians and so many other… Read more
The Devil is in the Detail
Some have called Phillip Hammond the “most Eurosceptic Foreign Secretary since the war”. This may be true but, considering the parade of Europhiles who have filled the office over past decades, this is not exactly a hard record to beat.
Forget the reshuffle. Europe is the real story
After weeks of media obsession about David Cameron trying to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming President of the European Commission, the actual vote confirming him in the position this week was mostly pushed aside by the acres of newsprint devoted to the Prime Minister’s reshuffle.
Never Has The Freedom Of So Many Been Defended By So Few
Winston Churchill would be appalled. Not only is a Conservative-led government scheming to give 35 powers relating to justice back to the European Union, including the poisonous European Arrest Warrant, but the debate on the “EU Justice and Home Affairs Opt-Outs” in the House of Commons today was incredibly sparsely attended. Inalienable rights which Britons have enjoyed since… Read more
EU Moves the Goalposts Again
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is known for its grand pronouncements on the interpretation of European-made law. Their decisions affect almost every aspect of life in Britain today.