Britain ‘too generous’ with welfare payments to EU immigrants

Theresa May is told by Brussels that Britain is to blame for benefit abuse by EU immigrants because British welfare is “too generous”

Bruno Waterfield The Telegraph [UK] 05 Dec 2013

Britain’s welfare system is “too generous” and any abuse of benefits by EU migrants is the fault of the British authorities who pay out […]

Nigel Farage: Eurozone completely incompatible with nation-state democracy

europarl YouTube 3/13/2013

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Speaker: Nigel Farage MEP, Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Co-President of the ‘Europe of Freedom and Democracy’ (EFD) Group in the European Parliament

Debate: Preparations for the European Council meeting (14-15 March 2013)…


Well, the air is thick with denial in this chamber this morning.

There has […]

Obama and Clinton stop short of blaming Iran for bombing in Bulgaria

Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 7/18/2012

Both President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised to help Israel “bring to justice” the terrorists who killed Israeli students by bombing a bus in Bulgaria, but neither followed the Israeli government in blaming Iran for the attack.

Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the […]

European nations begin seizing private pensions

Hungary, Poland, and three other nations take over citizens’ pension money to make up government budget shortfalls.

Jan Iwanik The Christian Science Monitor 1/2/2011

People’s retirement savings are a convenient source of revenue for governments that don’t want to reduce spending or make privatizations. As most pension schemes in Europe are organised by the state, […]