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Barroso: EU Treaty 'needs to be renewed'
EU Observer ^
| 09/03/2012 @ 09:14
| Andrew Rettman
Posted on 09/03/2012 9:13:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai
European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso has said EU institutions need more power over member states to fight the crisis.
Speaking on Saturday (1 September) in The Hague at a meeting of constitutional court judges organized by Yale University, he called for a "European renewal" and for a further "leap" of integration.
"We are experiencing a situation in which we need greater unity and coherence between our policies, as well as greater legislative harmonization ... We need greater institutional integration. We need to consolidate a transnational order that through shared sovereignty guarantees the protection of our citizens," he said.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: countdown2war; europeanunion; eussr; totalitarianism; treatyoflisbon
Now just imagine the POTUS calling for "greater institutional integration" and "greater legislative harmonization" among the states, at the federal level.
posted on 09/03/2012 9:13:45 AM PDT
Funny how the solution to ANY problem is to give bureaucrats more power.
posted on 09/03/2012 9:21:16 AM PDT
More unelected bureaucracy from the top, less national and individual freedom.
“It doesn’t work, so let’s be true idealist idiots and try more of it.”
posted on 09/03/2012 9:23:07 AM PDT
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
posted on 09/03/2012 9:58:08 AM PDT
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