A Voice Must Be Used To Be Heard

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

I wanted to get my first post up and say that I think Lord Elvis has done a brilliant job with the blog and I am looking forward to contributing to The Voice of the Resistance.

I have as I am sure many others have been very busy with work, and this has been a challenging quarter so I have not had my usual fix of blogs and news, but I have seen tonight that Germany looks set now to ratify the Lisbon Treaty, but, crucially not before it secures a number of changes to domestic law to ensure that it has in place the tools to reject any laws sent over from Brussels it does not like. What a bloody farce. So Germany fund is the largest net contributor to the EU, it has the largest representation in the EU Parliament and has been unrelenting in its insistence that member nations ratify in its present form. Then just as it is the cautious nations left, in full knowledge that concessions will be made to ensure ratification Germany secures the ultimate opt-out and ensures that it cannot be bound by the rest of the EU.

Why am I so upset?

The UK never should have ratified the Treaty in the absence of a referendum; Blair and Brown teamed up and implemented the ultimate stitch up. Not only was a referendum not allowed but no time for real public debate was permitted meaning that the treaty was passed with the public ill informed and advantages such as those taken advantage of by Germany were lost. The UK from next year is totally in the control of Brussels, like the rest of the EU will be; the exception - Germany.

I blame Brown and Blair completely, their desire to subvert our own democratic safeguards to pass a plethora of UK Government control and sovereignty will be viewed by historians as foolish at best, but more likely as nepotistic.

So I thought I would share with the Voice of the Resistance readers an earlier effort of mine to have my voice and my concerns heard. It was last summer and The UK had just passed the EU constitution and I was enraged, so I wrote an email to President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic. It was not only therapeutic to write but it reinforced a valuable lesson; a voice must be used to be heard.

Mr President,
Prime Minister,

You must be receiving increasing email traffic today and over the weekend, I am sure that many people have come to realise that the fate of democracy is in your hands this week. I will try to keep this communication short, which is difficult when addressing a matter of such great concern.

I write to you as a subject of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, I assume from next year I will no longer be considered as such, but I will be a citizen of Europe . This is not a prospect I look forward to. I am not a person of influence or wealth, but my birth in the UK allowed me to be born to a free society where I received education and a healthy upbringing. I am today writing to you about my concern. Last week the Irish electorate said No to the Lisbon Treaty, you are aware of course that they are the only electorate to be consulted on this matter. Their voice should not be ignored.

The course of the EU project is about to reach a very critical juncture where by it must be decided whom has the control and the real power of the EU. At the moment, it is not the citizens of Europe, and you will be familiar that the participating Nation-States are having their influence eroded too.

Sirs, I put it to you that you are in a uniquely historic position. The Constitutional Treaty must not be allowed to pass in its current form. It is a tool for the destruction of the individual nation states, and a symbol of new European Imperialism.

Speaking as someone from the UK, the EU is unpopular here, and this Constitutional Treaty even more so. Yet, we have not been consulted by popular vote whether we as a nation wish to surrender yet more control to the EU state. In fact, outside of Ireland there has been no popular consultation.Sirs, this is not a Constitution that enshrines freedom on its citizens like the US model. Let me be so bold as to remind you of how the US decided to frame such a mandate, its opening line being:

“We the people of the United States , in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for a common defense, and secure the Blessing of Liberty to ourselves and posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America .”

Having reviewed the EU Treaty, I see no wish to “secure the Blessing of Liberty” upon the Citizens of the EU, the form in which it takes is that which suits lawyers and Bureaucrats enslave a common purpose and agenda upon all citizens of the EU.

It is perhaps ironic that the governments of the Central and Eastern European States that have so recently thrown of the yolk of Communist Rule from the East may be able to secure such essential freedoms for the people of the West now. I implore that you do not lead us into the same threat, but that is what this Constitutional treaty represents. The EU is not freedom enshrined it will inevitably lead to freedoms and people enslaved.

Sirs, you need no lectures from me on freedom and democracy. However, I implore you to consider the individual liberties your citizens will fore go and reduced control of The Czech Republic will have within the EU.

This treaty has no legitimate mandate, the Irish have voted no, they should not be punished and “left behind” the EU must respect the wishes of its voters, to not do so shows contempt upon the people they claim to represent. To seek to press on will undermine and authority the EU has and in the long run will provide a platform for dissent and rebellion within Continental Europe, that could bring about a future conflict.

Europe needs it leaders to speak out about individual Liberty and Freedom, not centralise and surrender it hard fought sovereignty.

Should M. Sarkosy or Ms Merkel, or Mr Brown come to you and insist that this Treaty moves forward, please say no. Please point out that such control over the citizens of the EU should have no ambiguity on its legitimacy. If they insist that this will damage Europe , they are trying to coerce your influence through mis-truth and suggestion. Europe will be stronger when its people are freer. M. Sarkosys people also said “non” in 2005 and Mr Brown and Ms Merkel were to scared to put this question to their own electorate.

Finally, Sirs, I would also beg of you that for this or any resembling treaty in the future, you consider putting this to referenda of your own people and allowing for open, public debate.

I thank you for taking the time to read this.



So I was of course delightfully surprised and humbled when I received a reply from Jiri Brodsky one day later.

Dear Daniel

Thank you for your kind letter addressed to President Klaus. President Klaus read your letter personally and asked me to reply to you.

I agree with you fully that the voice of the Irish electorate should not be ignored. The European Union must not be based on ignoring its own democratic principles. The Lisbon Treaty was democratically and convincingly rejected by Ireland, so it cannot come into force. Any attempt to neglect this fact and push the Treaty through by political pressure and manipulation is disastrous for the future of the integration process. I hope that people in Ireland, Great Britain and in other countries across the EU will not allow for that. Therefore I consider your voice so important. I can assure you that President Klaus’s response is resolute and it is the following: the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty cannot be continued and the will of the Irish electorate must be respected.

President Klaus will continue to speak about individual liberty and freedom, and also about the Czech historical experience with different kinds of forced integration. Seeing some reactions of the EU member states’ leaders gathering at the European Council summit, and suggesting that the Irish vote needs to be “repaired”, I am tempted to use the same adjective before the word “integration” today.

Below, I attach the translation of President Klaus’s interview with Lidove noviny which I hope will be of interest to you.

With all best wishes
Jiri Brodsky


I have detached the full interview that followed as this post is long enough already but is on my original post, here.

So I would like for my part to help ensure that this blog is not just the place to the voices of the bloggers to be heard, but anyone who disagrees with the New Labour Project, Common Purpose, Totalitarianism and of course the EU monster.

BTW, The Czech Republic still has not formally ratified the Lisbon Constitutional Treaty, it is with President Klaus but he has refused to do so because of Irelands No vote, and he will not ratify if a second No vote is registered, if you would like to email your support to President Klaus, you can email Jiri Brodsky Jiri.Brodsky@hrad.cz to register your support.


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I also emailed Klaus and Topolanek last year - the Polish are still to complete the ratification process so that gives a little more time. Our government are craven cowards; they daren't give the electorate a referendum and just push ahead regardless. They can't wait to immerse themselves totally in the EU swamp.

2 July 2009 at 11:29