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calendar   Sunday - March 16, 2014

EU pushes to stop US from using European cheese names like … Parmesan.  And Feta.screw the EU

The meatheads at the EU want to make American cheese makers stop using names we’ve been using for at least a hundred years.
I never knew this but ... apparently Parmesan cheese isn’t simply the name of cheese. Oh no. We are now told it’s actually the name of the region where that cheese comes from, and so the shit heads at the EU want Wisc. makers to quite using that name. And stop using the Feta name as well.

Sometimes I get so damn pissed off at those fucks I think, we shouldda let the Germans keep the damn place and good luck to em cos there ain’t nobody at home there.  OK,OK. Extreme, just frustrated, pissed off and nobody to hit and probably wouldn’t anyway cos I’d only get arrested and being an American nuts!  I really don’t like that place, or at least I don’t like the bureaucratswho run the show.

Here ... read this. Am I over reacting ?  I see things as we cave in here just a little and there just a little til ...
Oh yeah. And I don’t much care for the UN either. Never have.

Whine and cheese: EU complains over impostor American feta
EU pushes to stop US from using European cheese names like feta, gorgozola and parmesan

By Raf Sanchez, Washington, Bruno Waterfield in Brussels

The cheese makers of rural Wisconsin wouldn’t usually spend much time worrying about the European Union.
More than 4,000 miles from Brussels, they are too busy producing an annual 2.6 billion pounds of cheese and fending off challengers for the title of cheese capital of the United States.

But now the EU is a regular topic of anxious conversation among Wisconsinites, who proudly refer to themselves as “cheeseheads”.

“Europe has become this spectre looming over us,” said Kathy Martin, owner of the Hillbilly Hollow goat dairy in Conover, a town of just over 1,000.
Wisconsin’s fears stem from an EU push to prevent American dairy makers from using what it says are specifically European names of cheese varieties.

The EU argues that names like feta, parmesan, gorgonzola and others are “geographical indicators” linked to specific European regions and Americans should not be allowed to use the names even if they are made in the same way.

The plan would give the cheese varieties the same protections that prevent Californian sparkling wine from being called champagne or Canadian whiskey labelled as Scotch.

“‘Salty white cheese’ doesn’t have the same ring to it as ‘feta’,” said John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association.
He said that many family-run cheese makers were still using recipes brought over from their ancestors in the 1800s and faced potential bankruptcy if forced to abandon those names.

“These small family businesses are an endangered species and need to be protected,” he said.
European sources told The Telegraph that the issue of cheese names are “a real problem” as the US and EU try to negotiate a transatlantic free trade pact worth more than £120 billion a year.

In a rare moment of bipartisanship, more than 50 Republican and Democrat senators wrote to the US trade negotiators urging them to reject any EU plan “that would restrict in any way the ability of US producers to use common cheese names”.

“Can you imagine going into a grocery store and cheddar and provolone are called something else?” said Pat Toomey, a Republican senator who spearheaded the effort.

The EU has already successfully closed some foreign markets to what it deems the impostor cheeses. American cheese makers are unable to sell Parmesan in South Korea unless they re-brand it and Washington fears that Europe may use free trade agreements to spread those restrictions.

Brussels’ cheese regulators have shown at least some ability to compromise in the past.
In Canada, where 91 per cent of feta is made locally, the EU trade deal allows it to be sold as long as the packaging “does not evoke Greece” with the Greek alphabet or ancient ruins and is clearly labelled as Canadian feta-style of feta-like cheese.

Around 1,200 regional food names - like Parma ham, cognac and sherry - are protected in the EU under legislation to “identify a product as originating in the territory of a particular country, region or locality where its quality, reputation or other characteristic is linked to its geographical origin”.

“It’s so absurd it sounds like a Monty Python sketch,” said Abby Morgan, a Pennsylvania cheese monger, as she imagined EU bureaucrats scrutinising US cheese labels.



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calendar   Wednesday - March 05, 2014

EU demands Britain gives more rights to migrants.  this place is gonna sink under the weight

Say ... How’s this for a title?

I kid you not.  It’s for real.

European Commissioner in charge of Justice, fundamental rights and citizenship

Woo-Hoo guys.  That’s some awesome responsibility.  Wonder what that non job pays.

Gotta feel bad for Britain really do. The person who holds that title is a woman named Viviane Reding, who I bet hardly any Brit has ever heard of before.
But they will hear of and from her because ...

Look here.

EU demands Britain gives more rights to migrants: Commissioner wants citizens to ‘enjoy same rights they have at home in other member states’

Viviane Reding is pressing for a ‘common area of justice’

It could bring onerous new rules and obligations to the UK

Commissioner also wants EU to establish its own version of MI5

By James Slack

Oh boy. Can you imagine it folks?  The EU with it’s own CIA? OK, MI5. Same thing innit?  By which I mean to say, spies, spooks, intel. Yes?
Scary stuff. Come to think of it, I’m surprised they don’t have it already.


Eurocrats will demand that Britain give ‘rights without borders’ to EU migrants.

In a move certain to spark a new row with Westminster, EU Commissioner Viviane Reding is pressing for a ‘fully functioning common area of justice’.

Most controversially, citizens would be able to ‘enjoy the same rights they have at home in another Member State’ - potentially importing a string of onerous new rules and obligations to the UK.

Wow. Can you imagine if the USA were told it had to open it’s ........ oh right. They already are. Unless you’re a law abiding white person.

In a pointed reference to Britain, Ms Reding said new rules were vital at a time when ‘the right to free movement of EU citizens is being challenged by some’.

The Government is currently facing a string of legal battles with Brussels over attempts by the Prime Minister to restrict some of the benefits paid to migrants.

Ms Reding’s blueprint will be presented to a meeting of the EU Justice Council in Brussels, attended by Chris Grayling, today.

The commissioner - who also wants the EU to establish its own version of MI5 - is seeking a formal agreement by the end of the week.

Migrants would be expected to enjoy uniform rights, such as those laid down by the European Union’s controversial Charter of Fundamental Right ,which includes the right to strike and collective bargaining.

Documents drawn up by Ms Reding, who is from Luxembourg, says there are currently 14million EU citizens residing in a Member State of which they are not a national - including around 2.3million in the UK.

Last night, a Whitehall source said: ‘Heaven knows why we keep seeing proposals like this appearing. This may be Commissioner Reding’s vision for the future, but there’s no appetite in this country for our justice system to be ‘Europeanised’. This is just more mission creep out of Brussels.’

Ms Reding also wishes set-up a dedicated intelligence agency to rival MI5, MI6 and GCHQ. She says the new spy agency is needed to keep track on the surveillance activities of GCHQ.

The UK taxpayer would be expected to pick up a huge bill for funding the new agents.

It follows claims that GCHQ, in partnership with America’s National Security Agency, has been carrying out mass surveillance on EU citizens, diplomats and heads of State.



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calendar   Saturday - February 22, 2014

Ukraine - Orange You Glad It’s Not Quite Revolution Two?

Ukraine’s opposition has asserted its authority over Kiev and parliament in a day of fast-paced events.

MPs have replaced the parliamentary speaker and attorney general, appointed a new pro-opposition interior minister and voted to free jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.

Police appear to have abandoned their posts across the capital.

Protesters in Kiev have walked unchallenged into the president’s official and residential buildings.

President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders signed a peace deal on Friday after several days of violence in which dozens of people died in a police crackdown on months of protest.

But the deal failed to end the protests and huge crowds remain in Independence Square, the Maidan.

The opposition have called for elections before 25 May, earlier than envisaged in Friday’s peace deal.

The president’s whereabouts are unclear
- his aides say he is in Kharkhiv, close to the border with Russia.

Presidential aide Hanna Herman said he was due to give a televised address later.

A gathering of deputies from the south-east and Crimea - traditionally Russian-leaning areas - is taking place there, but Ms Herman said the president had “no intention” of attending, nor of leaving the country.

An opposition figure has announced to the protest crowds in Independence Square that the president has resigned. This has not been confirmed, but the crowds reacted with huge cheers.

On Saturday morning as parliament met, speaker Volodymyr Rybak resigned, citing ill health. He has been replaced by Oleksandr Turchynov, an ally of Ms Tymoshenko.

Another Tymoshenko ally, Arsen Avakov, has been appointed interim interior minister. He replaces Vitaly Zakharchenko, who was sacked on Friday after being blamed for the deaths of civilians in last week’s crackdown on protests.

Vitaly Klitschko, leader of the opposition Udar party, repeated his demand for the president’s immediate resignation.

The protests first erupted in late November when Mr Yanukovych rejected a landmark association and trade deal with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Russia.

On Thursday, in the worst violence since the unrest began, police opened fire on protesters who were occupying Independence Square in central Kiev. The health ministry says 77 people - both protesters and police - have been killed since Tuesday.


Maybe this time it will last


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Ukraine: Julia Is Free

Former Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko Out Of Jail


The Ukrainian opposition leader and former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, has been freed from jail.

It follows a vote by parliament to release her on Friday.

Speaking after her release, and after President Viktor Yanukovych had left the capital Kiev, she said a “dictatorship has fallen”.

She was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2011 after a controversial verdict on her actions as prime minister.

She left the hospital in the eastern city of Kharkiv where she had been held under prison guard and has now arrived in Kiev.

She told journalists at Kiev airport that those behind violence “must be punished”, the Interfax agency reports.

She thanked protesters in Hrushevsky Street, one of the areas which saw clashes between protesters and security forces this week.

On Thursday, the bloodiest day of recent unrest, at least 21 protesters and one policeman died.

She is now expected to address protesters in Independence Square - also called the Maidan.

MPs had voted to pave the way for her release on Friday. She was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2011 after being convicted of abuse of power over her actions during her tenure as prime minister.
Fiery orator

Her release has always been a key demand of the protest movement.

The glamorous, fiery orator who helped lead the Orange Revolution - Ukraine’s revolt against a controversial election in 2004 - was convicted of criminally exceeding her powers when she agreed a gas deal with Russia which was seen to have disadvantaged Ukraine.

She has always insisted the charges were untrue, inspired by Mr Yanukovych, the man she helped oust in 2004 who returned to defeat her in the 2010 presidential election.

The European Union had demanded her release as one of the conditions of the EU-Ukraine trade pact that President Yanukovych rejected last year - triggering the protests that led to the current crisis.


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calendar   Tuesday - December 17, 2013

A truly evil woman


This is Edite Estrela of Portugal. She’s a member of the EU Parliment. She went on a rant today when the EU rejected the report that bears her name. The rejection left the ‘sexual left’ flabbergasted.

Read the article

Why do I call her (and her allies) evil? Here’s some of the provisions that would have been imposed on the EU:

Children aged 0-4 should be informed about: “enjoyment and pleasure when touching one’s own body”, “early childhood masturbation”, “different family relationships”, “the right to explore gender identities”, “the right to explore nakedness and the body, to be curious”, etc. They should also develop “curiosity regarding own and others’ bodies” and “a positive attitude towards different lifestyles”.

How is this done unless you are going molest the child? The infants? A pedophile’s dream!

Children aged 4-6 should be informed about “enjoyment and pleasure when touching one’s own body”, “early childhood masturbation”, “same-sex relationships”, “sexual feelings (closeness, enjoyment, excitement) as a part of all human feelings”, “different kinds of (family) relationship”, “different concepts of a family” and should develop “respect” for those different lifestyles and concepts.

Children aged 6-9 should go on learning about “enjoyment and pleasure when touching one’s own body (masturbation/self-stimulation)” but they also should be informed about “different methods of conception” and “the basic idea of contraception (it is possible to plan and decide about your family).”

Children aged 9-12 should be informed about “first sexual experience”, “orgasm”, “masturbation” and should learn to “make a conscious decision to have sexual experiences or not” and “use condoms and contraceptives effectively”.

This from European Dignity Watch

There are other provisions, like universal right to abortion, no ‘conscientious objection’ rights for doctors because that interferes with the right to abortion, etc.

Like all truly evil scum, they were trying to work in the dark:

Some believe the Estrela report was an attempt to undermine the One of Us campaign. What pro-lifers were achieving through participatory democracy, abortion advocates planned to render moot through bureaucracy.

Pro-life groups mobilized again. Members of Parliament received hundreds of e-mails daily, complained Ulrike Lunacek, co-president of the Parliament’s LGBT group. This was unsettling to her. European institutions, as well as the UN, are used to working in isolation, only hearing from groups largely funded by them, radical billionaires, and wealthy foundations.

Like all evil Leftists (but I repeat myself) she didn’t take defeat with grace:

This turn of events, spurred by massive citizen participation, upended the system of rule-by-bureaucracy that she counted on. Estrela lashed out at her colleagues on the floor of Parliament for not accepting the Women’s Rights Committee report. It was terrible, as she saw it, that “the most extremist and fundamentalist movements should have prevailed over the will of members.”

People like her should be taken outside and retroactively aborted.


Kudos for the EU for rejecting this slimey woman’s (allegedly a woman) ‘report’. I would personally label her a terrorist. She’s going to try again.


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calendar   Tuesday - November 12, 2013

a pestilence that needs to be Eradicated.

Dear Readers,

It was my original intention to focus on this story.

‘In January, the only thing left will be the goat’: Romanian father-of-seven’s boast as mayor says half the population of his villages are on their way to Britain for the higher salaries and generous benefits

Remus Neda, 37, is heading for the UK to take advantage of state handouts
He makes most of his money by begging on the streets of Paris
People in the villages of Berini and Uliuc live in abject poverty
Are forced to sleep in cramped clay huts surrounded 20 of their relatives
Mayor Koller Gabriel-Adrian claimed villagers were leaving ‘because they do not have anything here’

By Louise Eccles


However, something somewhat related came up of even more interest and a good example too, in comments made by a former high govt. official here.  A man who belongs to the left wing Labour Party.
He still doesn’t have all of it but .... he isn’t too far off the mark and it just surprised me to read this from liberal.

Something you need to know first.  The fellow I am referring to is ...


For real, not in a snide way meant, or political.  The poor guy is actually blind. But far from dumb.  While I haven’t agreed with his views on many things hearing him on radio or reading him at times, I never thought the guy was stupid or a loony tune.  LyndonB here at bmews would have a much better take on him than I do, so I’m hoping L. will be reading this and comment.

Anyway .....  if Mr. Blunkett feels this as a blind man, I wonder what he would say if he had sight.
The culture he speaks of that he asks them to change, can not happen in the lifetime of anyone reading this now.  If ever.
These are NOT people in the way we normally think of that word.  Not even close.
They are .....  A PESTILENCE

And that is not a mere figure of speech to be shrugged off.

Mr. Blunkett sir, you have the floor. 

Influx of Roma migrants could spark city riots, warns David Blunkett

Mr Blunkett called on Roma migrants from Slovakia to ‘change their culture’ because their dumping of rubbish and refusal to send their children to school had caused ‘understandable tensions’

By Tim Shipman

British cities could be hit by rioting because of an influx of Roma migrants, David Blunkett has warned.

The former Home Secretary said ‘frictions’ with local people could lead racial tensions to ‘explode’ in a repeat of the riots that rocked Northern towns in the summer of 2001.

Mr Blunkett called on Roma migrants from Slovakia to ‘change their culture’ because their dumping of rubbish and refusal to send their children to school had caused ‘understandable tensions’ with residents in his home city of Sheffield.

Sheffield citizens have already set up street patrols to combat anti-social behaviour by the Roma. Britain is home to more than 200,000 Roma migrants, most of them from Eastern Europe.

‘If everything exploded, if things went wrong, the community would obviously be devastated,’ Mr Blunkett said.

‘We saw this is Bradford, Burnley and Oldham all those years ago when I first became Home Secretary. If things implode it’s not outside here that cops it, it’s the community.’

On that occasion more than 200 people were jailed after racial tensions erupted and Asian communities clashed with far-Right groups such as the National Front.

Mr Blunkett claimed that the cultural gulf between the community in Sheffield and the Roma was far greater than that between white Britons and Pakistani immigrants.

He said: ‘The Roma youngsters have come from a background even more different culturally, because they were living in the edge of woods, not going to school, not used to the norms of everyday life. We’ve got to change that.’

Mr Blunkett said locals were entitled to ‘grumble’ about the large influx of migrants from Roma communities, but they should not ‘stir up hate’. ‘I wouldn’t want other people to put up with things I wouldn’t put up with myself,’ he said. ‘This is nothing to do with criticising people about being racist. By all means grumble, but don’t stir up hate. If you set a fire alight, you came from Bradford, you saw it – nobody gained from that.’

Mr Blunkett said the ‘understandable tensions’ between locals and Roma were evidence of a ‘cry for help from very, many people’ who want the authorities to intervene and return their communities to ‘the semblance we had before’.

The former Home Secretary called on the police to persuade Roma people ‘not to spend all their time in the street’ and discourage them from throwing rubbish.

He accused the Government of having its ‘head in the sand’ over the true numbers of Roma in Britain. In 2011, official estimates suggested ‘relatively few Roma citizens’ lived in the UK.

The Mail yesterday quoted the mayor of two Romanian villages as saying half of their residents will move to the UK when restrictions are lifted in January.

Koller Gabriel-Adrian said he believed ‘50 per cent’ of the 1,100 people in poverty-stricken Berini and Uliuc could travel to Britain in search of higher salaries – and the generous welfare system – in the New Year. He added: ‘In January, the only thing left in the village will be the goat.’


If he could only see what many others have, he would surely understand that the hate he asks people to put aside, is pushed onto them by a rootless, lawless rabble.  A rabble that should by rights have no rights and especially not the right to exist.  Their breathing is an affront to civilization, and there should by rights, be a hunting bounty on them.

If you should happen to be at a bus station or railway in many European cities, you might find yourself confronted by a woman with what looks like a drugged baby in her arms, crying help me, help my baby.  A few hours later you may see the same babe in arms but a different woman.  They will be holding out to you, a pitiful flower on a stem or a sprig of something all teary eyed.  DO NOT put a hand on that flower or on that sprig, because once touched you may have bought it.  Your arms will be grabbed and if you pull away you’ll hear a SCREAM you won’t think could come from anything human. You might want to check pockets and purses btw.  Gotcha!

And then there are the kids young as 8 to 10.  Wife has a friend who tells us how she was robbed.  Her purse was carried across her shoulder and under an arm, and not in the usual way many carry one hanging off the shoulder.

A kid had the moves of a dancer she says, as he grabbed the strap and whirled her in a circle slipping the purse off and over her head. She says it all happened in a matter of seconds, and he then tossed the bag to a young girl who ran off with it. She in one direction and he in another.  She said she didn’t think the boy could have been much older then 10 and couldn’t get a really good look at the girl but that she was small.

About a month ago friends of ours here in the village went on a trip.  They are about our age and belong to one or two travel groups, one being connected to the National Trust.  Well anyway ... they took a trip to Prague which they said was a delight, although it could have been better but for.
I’m sure I don’t have to spell it out.
Their tour guide passed out safety pins and instructed all the men to pin their pockets closed. I don’t know what she may have advised the women in the group. Oh ....
EVERYONE it was stressed, should carry larger amounts of cash and passports in a safety belt inside their cloths, leaving only a tiny amount in pockets or purse should a lucky thief manage the pocket anyway or get off with a purse.

Why should people who have earned their way in life and now want to do those things ppl do, tour, relax, enjoy the scenery, why should they have to go through these motions that in past time would have been unheard of?

The former Home Secretary called on the police to persuade Roma people ‘not to spend all their time in the street’ and discourage them from throwing rubbish.

locals were entitled to ‘grumble’ about the large influx of migrants from Roma communities, but they should not ‘stir up hate’.

Seems to many that the hate isn’t being stirred by the locals but by the invaders.  And the useful idiots of the left who allow this to happen all over Europe and the UK.  And if Mr. Blunkett believes rubbish and school are all that needs tending to, then he is truly blind in more ways than one.
He has not been able to view what so many other have been forced to endure.

Fair warning America. Hold on to those guns.


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calendar   Thursday - November 07, 2013

comrades alive and well and growing

More stuff from comrade commissars in glorious european union.

Comrades in Brussels want to suck the power from peasants vacuum cleaners in a move designed to help conserve energy and save planet for politburo members, gypsies and muzzies.  Maybe Christians and Jews too if follow orders.

These guys are on a roll.  They also want I have heard, a European army.  Would not be a bad idea if Groucho Marx were still alive to lead it.

Look, a couple of yrs ago they managed to take away my light bulbs.  Then they came up with a diktat regarding toilet flushes, and now ...

Now Europe wants to make it harder to clean your carpets with new rules BANNING powerful vacuum cleaners

Regulations will ban any new machine that exceeds 1,600W next year

That figure will fall to 900W by 2017, according to Brussels bureaucrats

At present, the average vacuum cleaner has a 1,800W motor

By Lucy Osborne

Whoa ... say what? 
Time to buy a back up for the time when the one we have now packs it in.
I want something that exceeds whatever it is the eu doesn’t approve of.
By 2wice.

It is the bane of every household – and following a ruling by Brussels bureaucrats it is about to get worse.

Home owners will find their armoury in the battle against dust and dirt weakened by a ban on powerful vacuum cleaners.

Under European Commission ‘eco’ rules that will come into force next September, the power of new vacuum cleaners must not exceed 1,600 watts.

Under threat: The 2,300W Hoover Dust Manager , which will be outlawed by new EU regulations
and the Vax U90-MA-R, which outsells its rivals on

That figure will be lowered further to 900 watts by 2017. Current cleaners boast an average of 1,800 watts.

The move angered manufacturers, who say it will do nothing to make cleaners more environmentally friendly and will simply reduce efficiency in the home.

Justin Binks, director of Sebo UK, which produces a range of vacuum cleaners, said the regulations would limit performance using ‘unrealistic criteria’.

‘If the proposed regulations come into force as planned next year, they could hugely frustrate anyone trying to clean their home,’ he said.

Critics say cleaners satisfying the new rule may use less power, but householders will have to use them for longer so they are likely to use the same amount of electricity in the long run.

Under the regulations, appliances will be rated from A to G depending on how much noise they make, the energy efficiency of their suction and the levels of dust pumped out by their ‘exhaust air’. Similar labels are already displayed on washing machines.

Despite his company not producing any vacuum over 1,400 watts, Sir James Dyson, the billionaire entrepreneur who pioneered ‘bagless’ vacuums, is also angered by the proposal.

He says the eco-labels will be misleading because they will not take into account the cost and waste of vacuum bags and filters and will give an advantage to competitors who use ‘bag’ technology. He is seeking a judicial review of the proposal at the European Court of Justice.

The new measures will be extended to other appliances, including water pumps, water heaters and tumble dryers.

The Brussels bureaucrats have also angered British farmers with changes to meat labelling.

Meat and poultry is currently labelled with information about where the animal was born, reared and slaughtered.

But in a proposal to deal with the trade in animals raised in one country and fattened for market in another, they will be required to spend only a few weeks in the UK for the meat to be labelled British.

UK farmers fear the new rules may trigger imports of cheap chickens from former Eastern Bloc countries.



Here are five of top selling vacuum cleaners on that will be banned when new regulations come in

1. Numatic HVR200A Henry A1 Bagged Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner. 1,200W.


2. Vax W90-RU-P Rapide Ultra 2 Pre-Treatment Upright Carpet and Upholstery Washer. 1,000W.


3. Vax U90-MA-R Air Reach Multicyclonic Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner. 1,200W.


4. Sebo X4EXTRA Automatic Upright Vacuum Cleaner. 1,300W.


5. Hoover Smart Pets SM1901 Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner. 1,900W.



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by order of brussels to members of the union … you will now flush when and how told

By order of Brussels ,,,, you will flush as we tell you.

Hey Tiger, if you’re there.  This is one of those nutty items I was telling you about. May as well share stuff with everyone.

This falls under, I could not make it up. Hell, the thought would never come to me.

EU bureaucrats have spent about two years I believe it it, and £72,000 ( $115,786 ) in 26 countries snf they have discovered that flushing habits vary a lot among diffident peoples and countries.  Shucks ... it can differ in the same country depending on where you are.
Anyway ... if what they want comes into being, it means that Brit loos (toilets) could fall way short of their intended goal.

Oh wait ,,,, EU also wants vacuum cleaners to reduce power. That’s another story later. AND ... a ban on plastic shopping bags they describe as one use and toss. Well, lots of folks reuse those bags for trash and garbage and the newer ones are biodegradable. They say they are.
Yeah ... the powers that be at the European Union want a federal state ok.  I think they might fall apart if the UK pulled out.

Here’s the story. Have to laff. These guys are serious.

By order of Brussels, the Euro flush

EU seeks to standardise the flush on lavatories

European Commission to unveil new EU rules setting a standard flush for lavatories

By Bruno Waterfield, Brussels

The European Union will next week unveil new rules to standardise the flush on lavatories despite the admission that there are “very significant variations” on flushing habits across Europe “including cultural aspects”.

Plans for the harmonised euro-flush will be tabled by the European Commission as part of an “Ecolabel” acting as a gold standard for officially approved lavatories aimed at cutting water use.

Martin Callanan MEP, the leader of the Conservative bloc in the European Parliament and Tory spokesman on EU environment measures, condemned the proposals.

He accused the commission of breaking a promise made by its president José Manuel Barroso, in a Telegraph article last week, to cut red tape by not meddling in “small things”.

“There seems to no limit whatsoever to the commission’s self-conferred licence to interfere,” he said.

“It makes a mockery of Barroso last week supporting our call for less unnecessary red tape! He needs to get a grip of his own bureaucracy.”

The EU standard follows almost three years of work by civil servants and difficulties in the workability of a one-size-fits-all rule for drains that vary greatly from London to Bucharest or from Berlin to Vilnius.

“The user behaviour analysis carried out showed how the average water consumption differs among the EU member states. Also the consumption between citizens of one single country may vary very significantly,” admitted the report.

“A number of parameters play a key role in these observed variations, including cultural aspects.”

Lavatory flushing as a percentage of household water use varies across the EU. Britain came in second, at 30 per cent, behind only Luxembourg (33 per cent). Finland had the lowest amount at 14 per cent.

The new EU standard will set a maximum full flush of six litres and set a ceiling for the reduced flush of three litres on dual-flush toilets.

During talks to draw up the ceilings, Britain asked for the reduced flush to be set at four litres, in line with the low-flush models currently being recommended for domestic homes. The plea was rejected as not delivering a sufficient water saving.

EU officials stress that the “Ecolabel” is a voluntary standard that industry applies for but note that it has the aim of becoming the norm as it becomes a required benchmark under building regulations or by local authorities.

read more , source is The Telegraph

We have a dear friend here who completed the building of a new house in what was his own back garden.  They sold their old house to someone, and built on the area left over behind the old house. Yeah, they’re pretty close together. Anyway ... It took a year or more to complete and there were the usual delays and inspections etc.  and some things were pretty petty too.

Well, before getting signed off and approved by the local authorities, an inspection was made to make sure that all the tree hugging eco friendly requirements were met. 

And that included light fixtures and bulbs that were all eco nice. Non of this nasty carbon footprint old fashioned light bulbs.
Of course ... I don’t suppose it ever dawns on these comrade inspectors that once they leave, people like me would simply put in the bulbs we’re damn well used to and like. Doesn’t mean I wouldn’t use any of those new ones if the promises are true and they last a long time.  I just don’t want them telling me I HAVE to use em.

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calendar   Sunday - October 27, 2013

hillary clinton for president in 2016 …. the choice of George Soros who starts the ball rolling

It’s already been pretty windy last 24 hours and rain on and off all day and night.
Don’t like the wind thing at all. Radio says there could be power outages.

Brace yourself: St Jude’s Storm with 90mph gales WILL hit Britain tonight

Here it comes! South coast is lashed by 25ft waves ahead of St Jude’s storm as train companies announce NO services before 9am tomorrow

That’s one headline.  And I can’t say I’m looking forward to it. 

And there are headlines that make us all see red.  Most especially cos they are true and there are public records to prove it.
For example.
This one.

Human right to make a killing: Damning dossier reveals taxpayers’ bill for European court payouts to murderers, terrorists and traitors

By TIM SHIPMAN,ARTHUR MARTIN - 25/10/2013 13:11:40

Judges in Strasbourg handed the criminals taxpayer-funded payouts of £4.4million – an average of £22,000 a head.  (that works out to $35,587.  Wonder what their lawyers get. )


And this headline which I must say, brought on a laugh. I never thought about these guys but why not?


Israel was behind the hacking of millions of French phones, not the US, it was claimed yesterday.

Mossad agents are said to have intercepted more than 70million calls and text messages a month.

Until now the French have blamed the Americans, even summoning the US ambassador to provide an explanation. But yesterday’s Le Monde newspaper said Mossad was to blame.

France first suspected the US of hacking into former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s communications network when he was unsuccessfully running for re-election last year. Intelligence officials went to Washington to demand an explanation, but the US hinted that the Israelis were to blame, Le Monde said.

The Americans insisted they had never been behind any hacking in France, and were keen to get on with the French, whom they viewed as one of their closest allies.

The article was co-authored by US journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose main contact is National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden.  He hints that Israel was doing the spying and says the NSA called Mossad ‘the third most aggressive intelligence service in the world against the US’.

PM defends spying, accuses Guardian and co. of lah-di-dah airy-fairy thinking, and Mossad spys on France

And … just so everyone knows.
An interesting caption that appeared under a photo of Obama says,

“EUROPE give Obama spy Ultimatum”

Whoa … guess we better watch our step. Hey … those folks are really upset and some have said, and you couldn’t make it up, that perhaps the EU would suspend intelligence sharing with the USA.
Right on guys.  Nothing works as well to send a message as cutting your own nose off to spite your face.  Yeah. That really works well.

One other very interesting bit of blather.  Actually, could be serious stuff.

I have read that George Soros is backing an effort to persuade Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016.  He has pledged a small amount to start the ball rolling.

Scary stuff really when you give it some thought.  So you’d have a foreigner with very deep pockets trying to pick the next president. Of course, we really don’t know how much foreign money ends up in both parties anyway. Do we? We already know the EU has spent money in the USA lobbying against the use of the death penalty. What other monies are being spent by foreign interests to conform to their views?
Maybe ... oh just guessing here but maybe ....



Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 10/27/2013 at 11:25 AM   
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calendar   Saturday - October 05, 2013

snowden shortlisted for european award, for stealing NSA files.

So the traitorous scum is up for a humanitarian award, with compliments of .... the loopy left tree huggers of the green party.

For once I really am ... speechless.

The following is from BBC News Europe.

Edward Snowden shortlisted for EU’s Sakharov prize

Edward Snowden Edward Snowden said he was grateful for the nomination

Edward Snowden, the fugitive American former intelligence worker, has made the shortlist of three for the Sakharov prize, Europe’s top human rights award.

Mr Snowden was nominated by Green politicians in the European Parliament for leaking details of US surveillance.

Nominees also include Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head for demanding education for girls.

Former recipients of the prize, awarded by the European Parliament, include Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi.

Mr Snowden’s nomination recognised that his disclosure of US surveillance activities was an “enormous service” to human rights and European citizens, the parliament’s Green group said.

Snowden, who has sought asylum in Russia, said in a statement read out in parliament that he was grateful to Europe’s politicians for “taking up the challenge of mass surveillance”.

“The surveillance of whole populations, rather than individuals, threatens to be the greatest human rights challenge of our time,” he said.

The Sakharov prize for freedom of thought is awarded annually in memory of Andrei Sakharov, a Soviet scientist and dissident.

The winner of this year’s prize will be announced on 10 October.


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calendar   Thursday - September 12, 2013

Better Be Good For Goodness’ Sake

Dutch Evict Naughty Gypos To “Containerville”

Is this the real face of “beneficent Socialism”?

Or yet another whiney crock of piss from the Roma scumdogs?

These neighbors suck. Send them to the concentration camps!

A Roma family has become the first to be forcibly evicted by Dutch authorities and moved to a “scum village” constructed out of shipping containers on the outskirts of Amsterdam.

The Dimitrovs are the first nuisance neighbours to be moved forcibly to police-supervised accommodation as crowded Amsterdam steps up measures against anti-social behaviour.

Eberhard van der Laan, Amsterdam’s mayor, admitted that the removal of the family was a draconian measure but insisted that bullying and violent behaviour had left him with no choice.

“The family has been causing problems for years and has a history of vandalism, noise nuisance and threatening behaviour,” he said.

The eight members of the gypsy family have compared their container homes, numbers 48a and 48b, to a concentration camp and accused Amsterdam council of “pure racism”.

Francois Lonis, an ex-boyfriend of one of the Dimitrov daughters who still lives with the family, criticised Mr van der Laan for commemorating the Holocaust while “discriminating” against Roma. “The mayor talks about Auschwitz but sends us to this place,” he said.

“Where is my mother-in-law supposed to do the shopping. Our television does not fit inside.”

Must be one hell of a big TV. I’m not really sure what kind of shipping container these units are based on, but my guess would be they would use the reefer models, because those come with significant insulation. A standard 40’ length model has 7.5’ of interior width, giving 285 sq ft of livable space. These things are all the rage in Amsterdam, and get the Happy Face seal of Green Living Approval all over the world. They make great student dorms for one or two, and they’re essentially fireproof. Well, my guess is any fire in them won’t spread to the units next to them, what with the heavy steel walls and all.


So a pair of these, connected on the inside or not, might be tight living for 8 violent thieves. But I’m sure it’s a lot roomier than a couple of jail cells.

I think I rather like the idea of modified shipping containers for cheap durable housing. Sure, you can stack them up like Legos™. But I’d want to make 53’ reefer models, join two units (or 3) on the long axis, then carve them open on the inside. Removable walls replaced with a couple H beam lolly columns? that way you’d have an interior width of more than 15’, by 51’ long. That’s at least 790 sq ft, and while that’s a good bit less than a modern trailer park home, they’re more portable and strongly tornado resistant if bolted down. Heck, make your own stack, 2 high by 3 wide, and you’ve got a 2400 sq ft 2 story home that can be hauled to site and put together in a day. Lay it down over a nice foundation so you get a basement, then put a railing around the top with a “green roof” made of a foot and a half of topsoil with some runoff piping. Have your own lawn up top, or a big enough veggie garden to feed 6 all year.


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calendar   Wednesday - August 21, 2013

Strasbourg court ruled it was ‘inhuman’ for prisoners to die in jail

Deep down I do not believe that the Brits will accept this kind of ruling from the European court.  My guess is they will argue it and finally ignore it.  They could I suppose challenge it in the EU court.  But whatever happens I think it very unlikely that the Brits will cave in to this kind of insanity. 

I believe there are people in this world who can not ever be reformed, rehabilitated or saved. They are pure evil.  Which of course doesn’t mean they are all stupid and do not know how to manipulate the system to their advantage when they can.  That the system so often fails us all and gives in to those venomous creatures when they do, is more the fault of weak kneed criminal system than it is of the vermin.  It’s no different than a business taking advantage of all the legal tax loopholes provided. 

This particular bleeding heart, hand wringing lefty sob, is well beyond my meager command of the language. 

Take a look.  Unbelievable. To us.  Not to them.

Triple murderer becomes first Briton to challenge his ‘life means life’ sentence after Strasbourg ruled it was ‘inhuman’ for prisoners to die in jail

Arthur Hutchinson stabbed couple to death on eve of daughter’s wedding

He also killed their son and repeatedly raped a teenage guest in 1983

Strasbourg declared it was ‘degrading’ for prisoners to die in jail

Some 49 prisoners are currently in British jails serving whole life tariffs



A multiple murderer has become the first Briton to challenge his ‘life means life’ tariff following last month’s controversial ruling by European judges that it breaches human rights.

Arthur Hutchinson, jailed for stabbing a wealthy couple to death after breaking into their home on the night of their daughter’s wedding, then killing one of their sons and repeatedly raping another wedding guest, has launched the appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.

The 73-year-old was handed a whole life tariff nearly 30 years ago and was told he would die behind bars.

The Strasbourg court ruled last month it was ‘inhuman and degrading’ for prisoners to face death in jail.

The initial case was brought following an appeal by three killers including Jeremy Bamber, who shot dead five members of his family in 1985.

Some 49 prisoners are currently in British jails serving whole life tariffs.

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said: ‘I have repeatedly made clear how profoundly I disagree with the recent ruling by the European Court.

‘Our judges should be able to tell those who commit the most heinous crimes imaginable that they may never be released.

‘To be told this breaches human rights is absurd - and an insult to those who wrote the original Human Rights Convention. What about the rights of the victims and their families?

‘I continue to strongly believe that whole life tariffs are appropriate for the worst murder cases. This is why I want wholesale reforms to our human rights laws.’

Hutchinson is going back to Strasbourg in an attempt to have his sentence declared a breach of his human rights. While his case could be ruled on by the court, any parole application could not take place unless the Government changes the law.

Previously under UK law, whole-life tariff prisoners had no possibility of a parole review or release. The sentence was reserved for offenders judged to be the most dangerous to society.

But, following an appeal by three killers, European judges ruled that a tariff which forces murderers to die in jail was ‘inhuman and degrading’ and proposed that cases should be reviewed after 25 years.

The killers who launched the challenge were Jeremy Bamber, who shot dead five members of his family in 1985, Douglas Vinter and Peter Moore. The most recent murderers to receive a whole life tariff are Mark Bridger, who killed five-year-old April Jones, and Dale Cregan, who murdered two police officers.

The Government has already been asked to provide an official response to Hutchinson’s claim, which could lead to a full hearing next year.

Dominic Raab MP, who is campaigning for human rights reform, told the Daily Telegraph: ‘You couldn’t get a better example of a case where “life should mean life”.

‘UK democratic accountability over our criminal justice system is yet again being threatened by the insatiable appetite of the Strasbourg court.’

Hutchinson broke into the home of Basil and Avril Laitner in Dore, Sheffield, in October 1983, armed with an eight-inch knife.

His trial heard that he killed Mr Laitner, 59, a solicitor, and his wife, 55, whom he stabbed 26 times, hours after the family had celebrated the wedding of their daughter Suzanne.

Hutchinson also killed their son Richard before leading an 18-year-old woman at knifepoint to the marquee in the garden where the reception had been held, tying her up and raping her.

The judge ruled that Hutchinson should serve 18 years, but then Home Secretary Leon Brittan later ruled he should face the whole life tariff.

I don’t understand the original judgment of 18 years. I think that judge meant this animal could appear before a parole board and seek freedom. Something apparently the socialist court in Strasbourg think is reasonable.
And just so the reader knows,
Hutchinson had already brought a challenge against his sentence in the British courts.  But five years ago a Court of appeal turned him down.

You can see why his only hope is the court in Strasbourg.  And as I said at the beginning, I see little chance of that happening.



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calendar   Thursday - August 15, 2013

promises made and promises broken

The Brits have found this as well and it could be too late now.  I guess time will tell.  An interesting development over here last couple of days. Angela Merkel,
the German chancellor, has raised Conservative hopes for David Cameron’s European policy.  She has publicly said she supports Cameron in views that some things need changing, new agreements and more freedom for local control.  Don’t be fooled people.  The power in Europe these days are the German banks and Merkel has also said while she understands the Brit position, and tends to lean towards Cameron’s views, she also says that she won’t go so far as to turn away from the EU if forced to make a choice between him and the EU.

Another very important thing many here recognize and if I did and I’m foreign there are many Brits who also know.
This could be an attempt to soften the public and firm up Cameron’s pro EU camp within the conservative party. AND .... it could be a way to derail any promised referendum on membership in the EU.  Which lots of citizens here want.

If you watch the video here, just pretend it isn’t Denmark being spoken about, but Gt.Britain. Because it all applies here.


MEP Morten Messerschmidts critical documentary about the EU: “False promises and lies”


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calendar   Monday - August 12, 2013

Every baby born in Britain may have the European Union flag stamped on its birth certificate

Glover here pretty darn good and frightening too if I were a Brit.  Good grief. I hardly know what I’d do if faced with having our national emblem replaced on a passport with say ... the UN logo. Same with birth and death certs.  Can you imagine that?
Well ... apparently some folks can and even want to bring it about. That is, the European Union flag and stamp on future passports and all birth certificates.

Here’s the story, and lets hope it eventually dies a death. A quick one. 

I was born a British citizen, and want to die as one. But unless our gutless leaders stand up to Brussels, I won’t be able to

By Stephen Glover

Every baby born in Britain may have the European Union flag stamped on its birth certificate within three years. Marriage and death certificates are likely to be similarly affected.

So says Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary. He warns that the move is part of a plot by the European Commission in Brussels to brand people as European citizens ‘from cradle to grave’.

Most depressing of all, Mr Pickles says there is absolutely nothing he can do to stop it. Parliament will have no say because the measure is being implemented under the Lisbon Treaty, signed by the last Labour government without a referendum, despite an earlier promise that there would be one.

Unsurprisingly, the Commission denies the new certificates will be compulsory. But, as Mr Pickles points out, that was what it said when it was optional for EU countries to put the 12-star EU symbol on driving licences. Five years later it became mandatory, and in 2011 they were re-branded as ‘European driving licences’.

What is going on is so monstrous that one has to pinch oneself in case it’s a bad dream. Bit by bit, Brussels is presumptuously attempting to re-arrange the furniture of our everyday lives in order to make us feel more ‘European’ and less attached to the nation state in which we happen to live.

First, there was the unprepossessing European flag which, according to Mr Pickles, local councils and public institutions are under pressure from Brussels to fly at every opportunity.

Then came the anthem — the rousing final passage of Beethoven’s great ninth symphony — which has almost made me fall out of love with that stupendous piece of music. Half-inched by the EU, it is intended to boost our pride in being European.

In the Eighties, the Commission harmonised passports in the belief that, if we carried similar documents with Europe emblazoned on the front, we would see ourselves as citizens of a nascent European super state. The old British dark blue hardback design was junked, though ministers did manage to cling on to the royal crest.

And, of course, the very name of this burgeoning institution has been changed from the Common Market (quite loose) to the European Community (getting stronger) to the European Union (practically a country, like the United States).

I want to die a British citizen, as I was born one and married as one, and I am certain that nine-tenths of my fellow countrymen feel exactly the same way. What the European Commission is proposing is nothing less than a further assault on our national identity.


Yeah, newer lic. plates all have the EU flag on them. 

I have heard folks here say they’d never want a govt. like the one in the states.  Yeah well, at least we do get an opportunity once in awhile to, “throw the bums out” as was done by a Ca. referendum years ago to rid the state of a bad governor. Grey Davis was tossed out in ‘03.  Over here, they keep getting promises of referendums, but so far, Zilch. Nada. Zero.  Over here many have said that party politics keeps America from functioning full throttle, or words to that effect. They say Dems and Republicans refuse to compromise etc.  I suppose to a degree they’re correct. Like, look what happened to Robert Bork some years ago. But ...  I don’t see lots of beautiful things politically here either.  I think both our houses need a good cleaning. 


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