Skip to comments.British people will be branded EU citizens “cradle to grave”, ministers warn (EU birth/death certs)
Posted on 08/09/2013 11:51:02 PM PDT by Olog-hai
British people will be branded EU citizens from cradle to grave as the European Union introduces its own birth, marriage and death certificates, ministers have warned.
Eric Pickles, the local government secretary, fears that the European Union flag could replace the royal crest on all the official documents within three years under EU regulations. The government says it is powerless to stop the forms from being rolled out across the country because they are being introduced under the Lisbon treaty.
The European Union insists the documents are optional, but Mr. Pickles believes that Euro creep means they will become compulsory in Britain. He gave the example of driving licenses, which were given mutual recognition across Europe in 1991 only for the use of the European Union flag on them to be made compulsory five years later.
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The government says it is “powerless” only because it chooses to be powerless.
I couldn’t squeeze in the mention of marriage certificates in the title. Talk about the government really getting involved in marriage.
The EU has lasted longer than I ever thought it could.
I still see its collapse in the near future though.
Always count on the fanaticism of their elites.
Socialism is rarely repealed, failed socialism is invariably reformed with more socialism.
Yup, sad but true. I suppose that someday we will have to vote with our feet and leave our socialist paradise.
so the Nazis are finally winning....wow, look at the progress of total occupation over Europe!...we need to round up the progressives in the US and ship them over there since they think it’s so darn great...
Elizabeth the First must be rolling in her grave.
oooh, the Brits couldn’t disobey the “Lisbon Treaty” and not hand over their national sovereignty now, could they?
why, the eurocrats in Strasbourg might declare war on them and invade with an army of transgender dutch troops
Since the goal is a unified socialist global government, where is there to go? The very concept of voting with our feet will be nullified by the reality of the World Citizen and exacerbated by mandated travel permits, exit taxes that escalate to global taxes and forced diversity in the allowed living areas.
The EU is simply part of phase one in erasing national sovereignty. The process is being repeated in the creep toward an North American Union. I’m not aware of what is happening in Asia, but, in another 20 years or so, I’ll bet there are 3 major regional constructs and 10-15 years after that, the push will be for some series of unifying global treaties for those.
I won’t live to see it, but most people under 50-55 will. Eventually, no one will be alive who even remembers the old nation states and the histories will be revised to the point where no one would want them back.
Nationalists of the future will be quaint relics, comparable to today’s monarchists.
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