In the article excerpted below, notice that Van Rompuy says that those who adhere to national sovereignty believe that nations can “stand alone.” This is a flagrant misrepresentation of the views of those who cherish liberty and independence. The only nation that tries to exist in total isolation is North Korea. Nations can easily retain their sovereignty while being engaged with one another politically, culturally, and economically, as they have been doing for centuries. What globalist bureaucrats like Van Rompuy hope for is an end to what the globalists call “the Westphalian Era,” or the age of the nation-state. In its place they hope to build a nightmarish global corporate empire in which the only “rights” extended to individuals are those approved by the corporate-owned government.
The age of the nation state is over and the idea that countries can stand alone is an ‘illusion’ and a ‘lie’, the EU president believes.
In one of the most open proclamations of the goal of a European superstate since the heyday of Jacques Delors, Herman Van Rompuy went on to denounce Eurosceptism as the greatest threat to peace.
Tory backbenchers condemned the inflammatory comments in the speech made by Mr Van Rompuy to mark the 21st anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
They said it proved that David Cameron would have a battle on his hands if he is to prevent extra powers being handed to Brussels.
Last night 23 Conservative MPs, including former leadership contender David Davis, rebelled in the Commons by demanding a referendum if the Lisbon Treaty is amended – even if ministers argue the changes do not affect the UK. Their call was defeated.
Mr Van Rompuy’s speech in the German capital told his audience that ‘the time of the homogenous nation state is over’.
He added that the ‘danger’ of Euroscepticism was spreading beyond the confines of countries such as Britain and was becoming a stronger force across the whole continent.
‘We have together to fight the danger of a new Euroscepticism,’ he declared. ‘This is no longer the monopoly of a few countries.
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