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Tag: European Union
  • How the EU Is Underming Representative Government

    Daniel Hannan, every liberty-lover’s favorite British politician, recently took the European Commission to task for putting unelected bureaucrats in positions of high power. This comes in response to the appointment of Catherine Ashton, who has never been elected to any position, to the post of First-Vice-President of the European Comission. We would do well to …

  • The advantages of (preserving some remnants of) the free market: The US vs. the EU

    This morning I stumbles upon a 2004 academic study on the economic differences between Europe and the US.  Yes, it’s a few years old, but I suspect the overarching trends of greater per capita GDP and consumer spending capacity in the US remain the same (Not that there aren’t problems with those measurements, of course). …

  • Thank goodness…This is not the EU

    In its concerning and ridiculous quest for complete political correctness, the European Union’s parliament has banned essentially all language denoting gender for EU politicians.  Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will now no longer be able to say “Miss,” “Mrs.,” or their counterparts in other European languages.  Also off limit for politicians will be terms …