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I'm a huge fan of giving power to Brussels, said Brown policy adviser
The Times ^ | August 6, 2007 | Dominic Maxwell

Posted on 08/08/2007 10:43:38 AM PDT by processing please hold

Britain’s seat at the UN Security Council will eventually be handed to the European Union, Lord Malloch Brown, the Foreign Office Minister, has suggested.

The former diplomat was brought in by Gordon Brown to help to overhaul foreign policy was already under fire for suggesting that Britain and America would no longer be “joined at the hip”.

He faces fresh controversy after it emerged that last October, when he was Deputy General Secretary of the UN, he spoke approvingly of growing EU representation on a visit to Brussels last October.

According to a report by the EU Observer, he told Brussels diplomats that the EU was heading toward one single seat within the UN institutions. He said: “I think it will go in stages. We are going to see a growing spread of it institution by institution. It is not going to happen with a flash and a bang.” He added that he hoped that it would happen “as quickly as possible. I’m a huge fan of it.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: markmallochbrown
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1 posted on 08/08/2007 10:43:39 AM PDT by processing please hold
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To: processing please hold

I would like to see his head explode, with a flash and a bang.


2 posted on 08/08/2007 10:44:53 AM PDT by steel_resolve (I hate Democrats almost as much as they hate America)
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To: steel_resolve

It’s articles like this that leaves me in silence.


3 posted on 08/08/2007 10:46:08 AM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: processing please hold

bttt


4 posted on 08/08/2007 10:47:31 AM PDT by CDHart ("It's too late to work within the system and too early to shoot the b@#$%^&s."--Claire Wolfe)
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To: processing please hold

Well, they vote these people in.

It says a lot about a people that they don’t like themselves.


5 posted on 08/08/2007 10:48:07 AM PDT by I still care ("Remember... for it is the doom of men that they forget" - Merlin, from Excalibur)
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To: I still care
Well, they vote these people in.

Yes they do, as do we, then scratch our heads when we see our country headed to hell in a hand basket.

It says a lot about a people that they don’t like themselves.

That describes our liberals and leftist perfectly.

6 posted on 08/08/2007 10:55:19 AM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: All

More for the “Nutty Globalist” file


7 posted on 08/08/2007 10:56:42 AM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (FantasyCollegeBlitz.com)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior
More for the “Nutty Globalist” file

Agreed.

8 posted on 08/08/2007 11:00:27 AM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: I still care

Nobody elected that git B*ll*ck-Brown.

Of course we the British people DID elect this Labour govt: hopefully not a mistake we’ll be repeating.


9 posted on 08/08/2007 11:00:58 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: processing please hold
Just curious - I wonder why this individual thought Great Britains's seat would be appropriate instead of the French seat? Come to that, a single EU seat ought to replace both of them. It may be amusing to hear the French objecting to relinquishing this manifestation of their independence, but relinquish it they will.

All the talk has centered around this giving the EU a "voice" in the UN, but the real meat of the matter is the UNSC veto power that goes with it. For some reason nobody seems to be talking about that...

10 posted on 08/08/2007 11:01:59 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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From what I've read, france won't lose their seat. Now, if someone could please explain to me how they are able to keep their seat if the EU is to have a collective vote.

but the real meat of the matter is the UNSC veto power that goes with it. For some reason nobody seems to be talking about that...

I wonder why myself.

11 posted on 08/08/2007 11:10:47 AM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: agere_contra

Maybe its because I’m feeling a little down today, but I think Hillary being President is a foregone conclusion.


12 posted on 08/08/2007 11:14:49 AM PDT by FightThePower! (Fight the powers that be!)
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To: FightThePower!

Pshaw! Not a chance! If Hillary runs the Republicans will win 49 states.


13 posted on 08/08/2007 11:21:42 AM PDT by mallardx
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To: agere_contra
Of course we the British people DID elect this Labour govt: hopefully not a mistake we’ll be repeating.

Optimistic. The real question is:
Will the winners (Berlin and Brussels) even allow the Brits to vote again to change their victory?
I think not.

14 posted on 08/08/2007 11:30:01 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: FightThePower!
Maybe its because I’m feeling a little down today,

I have my melancholy days, don't let it get to tight a hold on ya.

but I think Hillary being President is a foregone conclusion.

She ain't never gonna be president.

15 posted on 08/08/2007 11:39:26 AM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: I still care

‘Well, they vote these people in.

It says a lot about a people that they don’t like themselves.’

We didn’t vote Brown in as PM. America did vote the Dems in. America doesn’t like itself.


16 posted on 08/08/2007 12:05:26 PM PDT by britemp
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To: Diogenesis

‘Will the winners (Berlin and Brussels) even allow the Brits to vote again to change their victory?
I think not.’

They have no choice, we have a veto.

I wonder if the US will get a veto when Bush hands you over to the North American Union. . . . .


17 posted on 08/08/2007 12:06:55 PM PDT by britemp
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To: britemp
I wonder if the US will get a veto when Bush hands you over to the North American Union. . . . .

You'll see 1776 part II.

18 posted on 08/08/2007 12:16:05 PM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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To: agere_contra

How could any sane person vote for the party of a man who wants to prohibit the expression “Islamic terrorism”? How could the public accept such an Orwellian proposition?


19 posted on 08/08/2007 12:41:09 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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To: britemp
"I wonder if the US will get a veto when Bush hands you over to the North American Union."

I'm not worrying about it because it won't happen.
20 posted on 08/08/2007 12:43:50 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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To: processing please hold

Amen to that....


21 posted on 08/08/2007 12:48:05 PM PDT by alarm rider (Why should I not vote my conscience?)
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To: processing please hold
“According to a report by the EU Observer, he told Brussels diplomats that the EU was heading toward one single seat within the UN institutions.”

No problem with that ... I think that ALL of the countries that have given their sovereignty over to the EU should also give up their individual seats

22 posted on 08/08/2007 12:49:23 PM PDT by RS ("I took the drugs because I liked them and I found excuses to take them, so I'm not weaseling.")
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To: britemp

Exactly. And when you have a shining nation built on a vision like America is, and you can be talked into disliking it, or not be happy with it - it says so much about the condition of mankind.

I recommend reading the Screwtape Letters, which is a CS Lewis book about how mankind is deceived. Yes, it’s written semi humorously from the point of view of a demon, but even an athiest can glean much from it. Very enlightening book.


23 posted on 08/08/2007 1:10:53 PM PDT by I still care ("Remember... for it is the doom of men that they forget" - Merlin, from Excalibur)
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To: RS
given their sovereignty over to the EU should also give up their individual seats

That's the rub. Those countries in the EU want more than one vote. imo

24 posted on 08/08/2007 1:39:52 PM PDT by processing please hold (Duncan Hunter '08) (ROP and Open Borders-a terrorist marriage and hell's coming with them)
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