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Saturday, April 08, 2017
EU Threat to Break up U.S. Merits Appropriate Reminder
by David Codrea
Yeah, what do "the people" know that's not better dictated to them by their superiors? [EPP/Facebook]
"European Union boss
Jean-Claude Juncker issued a jaw-dropping threat to the United States,
saying he could campaign to break up the country in revenge for Donald
Trump's supportive comments about Brexit," the UK's Daily Express reported
Friday. "In an extraordinary speech the EU Commission president said he
would push for Ohio and Texas to split from the rest of America if the
Republican president does not change his tune and become more
supportive of the EU."
Expressing support is hardly the same as
pledging to use the apparatus of government to interfere in sovereign
matters. But the threat was nonetheless repeated for good measure in a "tweet" by Eurocrat Siegfried Mureșan, spokesman for Juncker's European People's Party:
Good boy, Siegfried. Here's your Scooby Snack.
That such arrogance reflects
imperious rejection of the right to self-determination for Europeans,
and that Constitutionalists in the U.S. may not welcome foreign
globalist subversion, are hardly considerations that sway the type of
mentality that believes his place is to dictate and yours is to obey.
Either that or the old Eurorummy is drunk again.
This isn't the first time we've seen this Juncker character express contemptuous disdain for individual choice and freedom.
So, quite unsurprisingly, this is also the character who is spearheading European citizen disarmament,
showing they have either learned nothing from the genocides of the
last century, or else learned its lessons only too well. But just like
our domestic gun-grabbers, he knows how to couch things in a way to
make the herd believe it's in their interests to leave the arming to
have fought hard for an ambitious deal that reduces the risk of
shootings in schools, summer camps or terrorist attacks with legally
held firearms. Of course we would have liked to go further, but I am
confident that the current agreement represents a milestone in gun
control in the EU."