Skip to comments.On St George's Day, EU wipes England off map
Posted on 04/23/2008 4:02:36 PM PDT by bruinbirdman
England has been wiped off a map of Europe drawn up by Brussels bureaucrats as part of a scheme that the Tories claim threatens to undermine the country's national identity.
The new European plan splits England into three zones that are joined with areas in other countries.
The "Manche" region covers part of southern England and northern France while the Atlantic region includes western parts of England, Portugal, Spain and Wales.
The North Sea region includes eastern England, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and parts of Germany.
A copy of the map, which makes no reference to England or Britain, has even renamed the English Channel the "Channel Sea".
Each zone will have a "transnational regional assembly", although they will not have extensive powers. However, the zones are regarded as symbolically important by other countries.
German ministers claimed that the plan was about "underlying the goal of a united Europe" to "permanently overcome old borders" at a time when the "Constitution for Europe needs to regain momentum".
The Tories are drawing attention to the plan today, St George's Day. Eric Pickles, the shadow secretary of state for communities and local government, said: "We already knew that Gordon Brown had hoisted the white flag of surrender to the European constitution.
"Now the Labour government has been caught red-handed, conspiring with European bureaucrats to create a European super-state via the back door."
The disclosure of the European map comes as a YouGov poll commissioned by The Daily Telegraph showed that one third of people want England to have its own parliament.
Twenty per cent want England to be an independent country and for Britain to be broken up.
Most brits are now infected with the euro socialist anti-US disease.They arent the same guys that fought with us in ww2 or during the cold war. They have been effectively neutered.Its sad but the truth usually is.
With a billion (or back in 1947, 700 million) warm bodies on your side, you don't need a lot of guns.
Your situation is a bit different.
.. or in Iraq or Afghanistan???
Ok - Martin Luthor King didnt have the numbers on his side, and he didnt need guns either.
You said it I didn’t.
He had liberals and the media on his side. Those groups are far more dangerous than conservatives with guns.
Plus, MLK really didn't "win" much. He must be spinning in his grave at what became of his "civil rights" movement. The black family has been destroyed, and young black men die way too young these days.
“He had liberals and the media on his side.”
I would hope, being in the right, that he had more than that on his side.
“Those groups are far more dangerous than conservatives with guns.”
You said it!
“Plus, MLK really didn’t “win” much. He must be spinning in his grave at what became of his “civil rights” movement. The black family has been destroyed, and young black men die way too young these days.”
He must be, but that’s hardly his fault. He certainly never purposed that. Those who followed after him were men of lesser vision.
LOL! Touche sir. That's what we Yanks call "typical British understatement." ;-)