By The Sceptic Isle
In the last ITV debate, Nicola Sturgeon boldly claimed that European Union Member States are independent countries. Amber Rudd backed her up and presented the EU as a “pooling of sovereignty” while Angela Eagle said that we only give up a “little bit” of sovereignty for the benefits of membership. This is a fundamental dishonesty at the heart of the Remain campaign.
Today I heard that certain members of the European Commission were expressing concern, after the Greek referendum No vote, that the ‘contagion of democracy’ may spread further to other countries.
It’s when this sort of sentiment trickles out from what is in effect an unelected, unaccountable and unaudited ruling junta of non-tax paying billionaires that we can start to see the writing on the wall. Then we begin to realise that letters, petitions and protest marches will do nothing to change their minds in the voting on TTIP today because few of them are interested in what we think; they’re not even pretending that we live under a democracy anymore. Continue reading