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EU membership bringing grief, hassle and costing you money since 1973
Belfast Telegraph ^ | 13 February 2014 | Henry Reilly

Posted on 02/13/2014 8:56:39 PM PST by Olog-hai

The debate surrounding our membership of the EU is framed in abstract terms. Phrases such as “comitology”, “modality”, “subsidiarity”, “externalization“, “planification” and “modality” bamboozle and confuse. They mean little to anyone who lives in the real world. But, as a series of revelations during the past week have proven… there’s a reason for that.

Firstly we had the EU’s Habitat Directive rear its head. A railway line in England collapsed into the sea as a result of poor weather. However, it couldn't be repaired until an ‘environmental impact assessment’ upon the local bird population was first completed.

Next, it was the turn of the EU’s new E10 superfuel to take center stage […] WhatCar?’s boffins discovered the EU’s new superfuel increases fuel consumption and costs by over 8%. And ironically for a fuel, which claims to reduce emissions, it will actually increase them by 4%.

If you think that is ridiculous, then are you should be aware of the EU’s looming ban on vacuum cleaners? …

(Excerpt) Read more at belfasttelegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Editorial; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: eussr; nannystate; socialism; ukip

1 posted on 02/13/2014 8:56:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

UKIP came second after Labor in a by-election yesterday.


2 posted on 02/13/2014 9:19:01 PM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: Olog-hai

Deliver massive amounts of power to bureaucrats. What could go wrong?


3 posted on 02/13/2014 9:59:42 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Not just bureaucrats, but technocrats.


4 posted on 02/13/2014 11:20:10 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; All

And the Free Trade Communist Globalists in this country...spearheaded by Barack Obama...are trying to do a Free Trade deal w the EU

And, judging by the loss of sovereignty and wealth from other Free Trade deals...the US will be beholden to the EU if Free Trade Communist Globalists get their way


5 posted on 02/14/2014 1:30:21 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Diversity is just racism against white folks)
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To: Olog-hai

Well At long last somebody says it. The EU Government is a way for fat cats to enjoy a cushy useless life at the expense of every one else

That is what is being tried here too come to think of it


6 posted on 02/14/2014 2:11:10 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Olog-hai

“Phrases such as “comitology”, “modality”, “subsidiarity”, “externalization“, “planification” and “modality” bamboozle and confuse.”

You can say that again!


7 posted on 02/14/2014 3:18:59 AM PST by jocon307
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