Ireland

The Lisbon Treaty: reasons for voting yes

Last year I voted no to Lisbon and despite reading about the controlling superstate in “Vulcan’s Hammer”, as a consequence of the fictional Lisbon Laws I’ll be voting yes today. More than anything else, the “No to Lisbon” campaign has convinced me to vote that way. Thanks.

Books

The Lisbon Laws

Around a year ago I was reading Vulcan’s Hammer when I came upon something that rattled me. At the time the (first) Lisbon Treaty was about to be voted on so everyone was talking about Lisbon this, Lisbon that, and what it all meant, and how nobody knew what it […]

In the news

The EU Gravy Train

Irish MEP Kathy Sinnott and other MEPs filmed in Brussells at 7am on a Friday morning clocking in with bags packed. Oh dear. Kathy Sinnott, fresh faced and angry after 7 hours work overnight. Makes me wonder if I should have voted yes to Lisbon. Kathy Sinnott was looking for […]

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