Skip to comments.Václav Klaus warns that the destruction of Europe's democracy may be in its final phase
Posted on 09/22/2012 9:49:18 PM PDT by bruinbirdman
'Two-faced' politicians have opened the door to an EU superstate by giving up on democracy, says Václav Klaus, the veteran Czech statesman.
The new push for a European Union federation, complete with its own head of state and army, is the "final phase" of the destruction of democracy and the nation state, the president of the Czech Republic has warned.
In an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, Václav Klaus warns that "two-faced" politicians, including the Conservatives, have opened the door to an EU superstate by giving up on democracy, in a flight from accountability and responsibility to their voters.
"We need to think about how to restore our statehood and our sovereignty. That is impossible in a federation. The EU should move in an opposite direction," he said.
Last week, Germany, France and nine other of Europe's largest countries called for an end to national vetoes over defence policy as Guido Westerwelle, the German foreign minister, urged the creation of a directly elected EU president "who personally appoints the members of his European government".
Mr Westerwelle, in a reference to British opposition, called for nation states to be stripped of vetoes on defence to "prevent one single member state from being able to obstruct initiatives" which "could eventually involve a European army".
The new offensive followed the unprecedented declaration by the Commission's president, José Manuel Barroso, during his "state of union" address to the European Parliament on 12 September, that he would make proposals for a fully-fledged EU "federation" in 2014. "Let's not be afraid of the word," he said.
Speaking in Hradcany Castle, a complex of majestic buildings that soars above Prague, and is a symbol of Czech national identity, Mr Klaus described Mr Barroso's call for a federation, quickly followed by the German-led intervention, as
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Klaus is one of the true patriots in the cause of freedom. Think there are riots now? Wait ‘til the “super state” takes form against the people’s consent.
One of them won’t join. The total number will be 10:
“And the dragon stood on the shore of the sea. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. He had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on his horns, and on each head a blasphemous name.”
So how will this affect the price of 7.62x25 ammo?
Vaclav Klaus would make a fine US President. He understands the failures of regionalism/globalism...as well as socialism/communism
Yeh the people are really going to love this idea. Not.
It appears he will sprout from Brussels.