Some Lisbon treaty goodness
The Lisbon Treaty is probably the most powerful bit of legislation that resides in europe. In an earlier post on this blog, I explained that the single worst thing about the european union is the fact it can bend or ignore its own rules at any time. The Lisbon treaty is another example of the bending of rules and ignoring of democracy by the EU.
The treaty was rejected by the netherlands, france, and ireland. But somehow the EU got away with rigging the irish vote so they eventually said yes and then passed the treaty without any other referendums in nation states.
Anyway, here are some cartoons for you to enjoy:
And to finish off, Nigel Farage speaking about it in europarl: