It is 'Black Friday' for the European Union as the
Irish have rejected the Lisbon Treaty by 53.4% versus
46.6% who voted for.
Times has an interactive map of how the votes went
and also quotes the Luxembourg Premier and Finance Minister
Jean-Claude Juncker as saying, "the defeat of the
Lisbon Treaty represents a new 'European crisis'."
A crisis for the EU tends to be good news for freedom
and common sense!
who campaigned for a 'No' vote, listed eight reasons
why, stating that a 'Yes' vote would hand over power
in 60 areas of decision making to Brussels and that
EU law would be superior to Irish law.
That would have been a crisis!
Europe's director, Neil O'Brien, said: "This is
a resounding victory on behalf of ordinary people across
Europe over an out-of-touch and arrogant political elite."
Despite EU regulations stating that all member states
must ratify a treaty for it to become law, Britain has
already told other EU member states that it will complete
the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty whatever the result
of Ireland's referendum.
"It is the intention of this government to complete
the legislative programme that it has begun on the Lisbon
Treaty," a cabinet official in London stated (Reuters).
According to the BBC Europe Correspondent Mark
Mardell, Gordon Brown has telephoned President Sarkozy
to reassure him that the British Government will ignore
Whatever happens, I am convinced that with less than
one hundredth of the EU's electorate, the Irish vote
will not get in the way of a federal Europe.
We must use this Irish vote to put an end to the globalists'
dream (our nightmare) of a one world government by stealth
through creating continental superstates, where national
sovereignty, even national identity and every freedom,
I read in today's Telegraph
that the UN says that the UK should hold a referendum
on whether we should have a monarchy. It was the Sri
Lankan envoy who raised concerns about this. Syria accused
the UK of discriminating against Muslims and Iran complained
about our record on sexual discrimination.
You couldn't make it up.
Let us ditch the EU; dismantle the UN; convict the
war criminals and then we will make our laws and everyone
else can make their laws and we can concentrate on living
in freedom and international cooperation can be achieved
by free peoples coming together in love and without
the grudges and suspicions that politicians and their
unholy alliances create.