The European Union is terrorizing voters in Switzerland and threatening retaliation against the tiny nation, which is not in the EU, after the Swiss voted on February 9 to limit immigration in a national referendum. Amid outrageous attacks on the Swiss themselves — senior EU officials have been suggesting that “xenophobia” was behind the vote — out-of-touch European politicians and bureaucrats are even warning that Switzerland could lose its current bilateral access to the “common market” ruled by the emerging super-state in Brussels.
The United Nations self-styled “Human Rights” apparatus is under fire yet again after one of its “experts,” a Brazilian socialist, issued a report suggesting that efforts to control ballooning welfare spending in the United Kingdom were a supposed “human rights” violation. According to the UN, authorities in the UK must build more and better taxpayer-funded housing to comply with supposed “obligations” under so-called “international law.”
Top British officials, however, were not amused, lambasting the UN accusations as a “Marxist diatribe” and “utterly ridiculous.”
The greater the efforts by elite statists such as Viviane Reding to push for a political unification of once-sovereign European nations, the greater the growth of Euroskepticism against them.
Hundreds of thousands of Swedes are opting to buy private health insurance to escape the slow, poor-quality care they receive in their government's healthcare system.
Communist veterans in Croatia — as throughout much of Eastern Europe — continue to rule the newest member of the European Union, belying the claims that communism has collapsed and died.