The democratic process and the EU, probably the biggest oxymoron of all time for a bureaucracy that actively fears the power of the voter.
The EU President, Foreign Minister and the legions of EU Commissioners are appointed by other members of the EU cabal, with voters hardly ever getting a chance to vote on anything as the unaccountable EU continues to encroach on their lives and personal freedoms.
The Anthropogenic Global Warming boondoggle is a classic case in point, the EU has been at the forefront of pushing the warming alarmist message and doing their level best to de-industrialize Europe. led by the EU Climate Commissar Connie Hedegaard who believes that the human race can pick and choose the climate of the planet by limiting CO2 emissions. Words like delusional spring to mind, and yes it would be funny were it not the case that decisions made by Comrade Connie have a direct impact on lives and jobs.
As the AGW scam has declined year on year, so the dissension in the ranks of the once Green united EU has spread, the EU and Poland are at a standoff over coal burning power stations, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Britain and other countries are now voting against Green policies that were once rubber stamped.
The elections for MEP’s are going to be held in May, and the Greens, Liberals and socialists are getting worried about the rising popularity of right wing parties in Europe, because despite the stories about Global Warming being something that transcends political viewpoints, Global Warming has in reality always been a left wing cause celebre, their last chance to destroy the democratic capitalist system. Read the rest of this entry
The current political impasse following a General Election that returned a Hung Parliament has brought the first past the post system used in Britain a lot of criticsm.
The Lib Dems and the SDP before them have long had electoral reform on the political agenda because they have an uphill struggle, even more of an uphill struggle than the Conservatives because the first past the post is weighted heavily in favour of Labour. Read the rest of this entry