We know from hard experience that the neo-Thatcherite policies of Labour and the Tories south of the border will never deliver that for Scotland, and Westminster has played every trick in the book to stop the Scottish Parliament delivering to the Scottish people what we really need.
Conventional wisdom has somehow imparted upon us the belief that Europe is different, economically speaking, to the United States. The prevailing opinion is that on this side of the Atlantic we are more socially democratic and less cut-throat in our use of Capitalism.
These people are not the “Christian Syrians” that the EU would prefer to welcome, but Muslim families fleeing the horror of war in their country, and these people will be joining other Syrian refugees already welcomed to sanctuary in the Vatican.
Has it really escaped our attention that the European Union (of which Brussels is the nerve centre), together with the United States and the United Kingdom, is involved in a globalised war, and that all of us are now collateral in the violence of this war?
Europe was never about unity and peace. It was never about ending war and the causes of war. From the very beginning, and without us really knowing it, the European Union was about building a whole new kind of violence.
Where are our high ideals now? Where is this wonderful Geneva Convention and where is the European Convention on Human Rights? Let me tell you where they are. This European Union has wiped its arse with them and flushed them down the same toilets it has flushed the washed up children of Syria.
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The European Union, a continental financial operation with a democratic façade, has now launched open war on the working people who were hoodwinked into creating it. It is now beyond doubt that Greece and Portugal have become the test cases in the conflict that will now shape our future.