Skip to comments.National parliaments eclipsed by EU powers
Posted on 05/29/2013 11:52:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The EU financial crisis has prompted centralization of economic and budgetary powers in Brussels, while national parliaments struggle to fulfill their role as democratic watchdogs.
The issue will be highlighted on Wednesday (29 May) when the European Commission publishes detailed budget recommendations for member states, potentially touching on sensitive areas such as wage-setting, pension age or social spending.
I am worried about the degree of influence of the country-specific recommendations, said Eva Kjer Hansen, head of the Europe committee in the Danish parliament.
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That was the idea all along, eh?
Yes, and it was written openly into the treaties albeit couched in “solidarity” rhetoric.
The EU layer of government is a bunch of socialists, so of course they're going to try to grow and overwhelm their subjects.
Who was the idiot who suggested to the people of European Counties that they needed yet another layer of government in their lives?
For the most part, the people play no part in this. The EU was set up by the elites, and the elites rammed it through.
The EU is proof positive that Free Trade does not work...and just leads to statism and socialism.
Good to see some of the European nations wake up
And, they just added another couple hundred pages to the Rubio-Obama Amnesty bill...wonder if they are trying to sneak thru that North American Union nonsense like they tried in the 2007 bill
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