Arthurian Legend

"Once back here I got to thinking - 'how do I get out of this?' Perhaps the really haunting spectre is that I would have to turn my back on the lake, and the prospect of the sword." Alan Clark, Diaries - 19th May 1999

Sunday, 4 February 2007

A twentieth century cult

"The system is set up in such a way - with [the] IGC (Inter-Governmental Council) and unanimity - as to prevent reform. As does even one vote prevent the EU constitution being adopted, so would one vote (from, say, Luxembourg) prevent any dilution of the sacred religion of European Integration so espoused by that strange cult, the "Europeans" (may peace and harmonisation be with them). As I indicated in the latest post, the European Union is a belief system. You cannot reform a belief system - you can only destroy it or let it wither away through lack of use."

The inestimable Richard North, explaining why David Cameron's proposal to reform the EU won't work...

Read the main post here.


newmania said...

Well you seem like a splendid fellow whoever you are and the layout is rather fetching as well.

Great stuff

I `ll do a link and look in.


newmania said...

You are linked. Croydinian has had a look as well and was impressed.

Good for you

Arthurian Legend said...

King Arthur is pleased that the titans of the blogosphere Newmania and Croydonian have seen fit to pay a visit to his round table. Welcome, Gentlemen.

Croydonian said...

And thank you for having us, so to speak.

Newmania said...

But on the other hand if you defect to UKIP or whatevere they are calling themsleves you will let Brown in. I am very keen on BRown not getting in mysefkl him being a Socialist and state obcsessive an `all .The Euro sceptic view is slowly and surely gaining ground in the Conservative party. WE need patience and endevout , not show boating .

UKIP has numerous other problems by the way although I must admit I do like many of its members