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Van Rompuy and the secret Belgian plot to rule Britain

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posted on Jan, 3 2010 @ 06:48 AM
Van Rompuy and the secret Belgian plot to rule Britain

By Paul Belian, Belgian Lawyer And Historian

Perhaps, like many, you think Herman Van Rompuy, who took office as the first EU President on Friday, is a harmless figure of fun. Well, you're wrong. Van Rompuy, a former prime minister of Belgium, represents the 'Belgianisation' of Europe - a process which began 180 years ago and for which Britain has only itself to blame.

There is ominous symbolism in a Belgian ruling the EU. During the Second World War, Churchill called the Belgians 'the most contemptible of all - a nation which vainly hoped to stay out of this war, no matter what they owed to those who had saved them in the last war'. Yet the Belgian political model has since then stealthily conquered Britain, turning Brussels, not London, into the centre of power from which decisions are imposed on the British people.

Belgium was created by British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston in 1830-31. It is home to six million Flemings, three million Walloons and one million people in bilingual Brussels. The country came about after French-speaking Walloons broke away from the Netherlands and tried to join France. Palmerston recognised the rebels on condition that they established a new state and remained neutral.

At first, everyone was sceptical about Palmerston's creation. Even Belgium's first king, Leopold I, said: 'Belgium has no nationality and it can never have one. Basically, Belgium has no political reason to exist.'

By the late 19th Century the Belgian political elite had developed an ideology with a striking similarity to modern Europeanism. In 1904, the ideologist Leon Hennebicq wrote: 'Have we not been called the laboratory of Europe? Indeed, we are a nation under construction... the solution is economic expansion, which can make us stronger by uniting us.'

His words foreshadowed the Europeanism of the Fifties, which aimed for political unification through economic integration. But before this could be put into practice Germany invaded Belgium in 1914, forcing Britain to intervene in a Franco-German tussle to uphold Belgium's neutrality. As neither the Flemings nor Walloons loved Belgium, they left Britain to do the fighting. The war left Britain with 700,000 military deaths.

After the war, the Belgian establishment put Hennebicq's doctrine into practice. Since 1919, economic and social policies have not been decided in parliament, but between the government and so-called 'social partners', including the trade unions and the Federation of Belgian Employers. Soon, the Belgians realised they could apply their ideas to Europe.

In the Thirties, Henri De Man, leader of the Belgian Socialist Party, said his country's 'corporatist welfare state' model should be turned into a European or even a global system. When Hitler overran Europe in 1940, Queen Elisabeth, the widow of Belgium's King Albert, described it as a 'work of necessary destruction'.

Meanwhile, De Man saw the Second World War as a unique opportunity to establish a united Europe, asking his followers not to oppose the German victory because: 'The Socialist Order will thereby be established, as the common good, in the name of a national solidarity that will soon be continental, if not worldwide.' What was needed, he added, 'was as much federalism and as little separatism as possible'.

De Man is now forgotten by history. His legacy, however, is very much alive thanks to his deputy, Paul-Henri Spaak, who settled in Britain during the summer of 1940. He would go on to produce the Spaak Report which laid the foundation of the Treaty of Rome in 1957. It recommended the creation of a European Common Market, which would later become the European Union, as a step towards political unification and 'an ever closer union of the peoples of Europe'. From the beginning, what these peoples might think was deemed unimportant.

Today's EU is a shotgun marriage for the peoples of Europe. When the Danes voted against the Maastricht Treaty, and the Irish against Nice and Lisbon, they had to vote again. When the French and Dutch rejected the EU Constitution, their verdict was discarded. Britain's Government simply denied its people a say on the Lisbon Treaty, so Westminster is now legally obliged to 'contribute actively to the good functioning of the Union' - i.e. to further the interests of the EU, rather than those of its own people.

Make no mistake, the EU is an empire with global ambitions. In his acceptance speech, President Van Rompuy extolled 'global governance'. Legions of bureaucrats will rule the British from Brussels, the Belgian capital. Being proud of your Britishness will be criminalised, just as Brussels has always punished Flemings who put Flanders first.

Last November, Van Rompuy, although a Fleming himself, confessed in an interview: 'I am a European because the European idea is an antidote for Flemish nationalism, an antivenin [an antitoxin against a snake's venom] against the Flemish Movement.' Two weeks later, he became the EU President. Van Rompuy is no harmless creature. He symbolises the conquest of Britain by Belgium, the monster created by Palmerston.

• Dr Paul Belien is the Flemish author of A Throne In Brussels: Britain, The Saxe-Coburgs And The Belgianisation Of Europe, published by Imprint Academic, Exeter.


Thought I would post this article, as it makes for an interesting read, especially if like myself you're not too familiar with Belgium's Political history. There certainly seems to be some truth to this article, especially considering what is mentioned has now more or less come to fruition.

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posted on Jan, 3 2010 @ 09:36 AM
It is the fault of all the European Countries such as France and Germany that have fallen like cards and joined the EU, an institution I feel only benefits the weaker nations and weakens the strong ones. What has the EU done for Britain for example, weekend the pound, opened the door for the mongrel state citizens to flood our employment market, impose retarded and overblown bureaucracy into every facet of the public sector, the list goes on. The EU is a shambles and makes me sick and as the op state letting Brussels make the decision is like putting a 45 years old virgin coward in charge of the army.

posted on Jan, 3 2010 @ 10:15 AM
reply to post by kindred

UKs Answer to Ron Paul ?

posted on Jan, 3 2010 @ 12:59 PM
reply to post by On the level

The EU is definitely no virgin, as they have been screwing us from day one.

The EU also haven't had their accounts audited for 14 consecutive years due to fraud and corruption. It's basically just a gravy train for corrupt MP's, MEP's and the Elitists. In it's current state that's the only people it benefits. It isn't democratic, and we the people have no say whatsoever in how it's run.

EU 'Gravy Train' legend becomes cushy reality

How the EU squanders our money.

EU Corruption and Waste

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posted on Jan, 3 2010 @ 01:20 PM
reply to post by moocowman

I also like Niigel Farage. He seems like a credible politician and definitely one of the better ones. He's a very controversial man and he's certainly not afraid to speak his mind. He got slated back in Sept 2008 at the EU for not standing and applauding Prince Charles when he gave a speech on man made global warming. He would get my vote, as I would of done exactly the same.

Unfortunately, he's no longer head of UKIP as he's stepped down and plans to concentrate on his efforts to become an MP at Westminster. Unfortunately that also means he can no longer be an MEP, so he'll no longer have any say in the EU Parliament.

Here's the reason why is he stepping down and good luck to him. I hope he succeeds.

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posted on Jan, 3 2010 @ 03:10 PM
reply to post by kindred

Thanks for the vid, I dearly wish that the brits could drag their arses from corrie and the lager long enough to think just a little about what the dude is saying, and consider carefully where they put their X (if they bother) at the next election.

posted on Jan, 5 2010 @ 05:00 AM
The E.U. isn't really a threat to Britain as much as the other euro countries as the man on the street has so many stereotypes of the Europeans they dislike them automatically and even though Labour took the law into their own hands the conservatives are willing to give a referendum on the treaties.

Also the major political parties both in our government and in the euro government are separatist. Conservative are totally against it. Lib Dem are for, but they don't have a chance of getting into power let alone getting a majority. And Labour the only major pro Europe party is loosing its support fast. It really isn't an issue you can tell the Average Brits are against even participation in the E.U. Just look at the European Parliament elections.

B.N.P. Very Anti-Europe 2 seats
UKIP Very Anti- Europe 17 seats
Lib Dem - Pro-Europe 11 seats
Conservative - anti-Europe 25 seats
Labour - Pro Europe 13 seats

posted on Feb, 8 2010 @ 09:37 PM
Just weighing in to keep this thread active.

The EU is a complex beast. Initially a protective response to Russian globalist expansion ambitions. Very strange for what is technically the most economically powerful entity entity ever seen on Earth and almost no one can even say who is actually running it.

The Vatican, very very old money, banking concerns all maintaining linkages forged in the distant past. Wishing to remain in the shadows. In some ways the quiet re-emergence of the Fourth Reich.

The US does the heavy-lifting worldwide exhausting it's resources and sending in troops to be maintain order. France had that role up to WWI when the troops figured it out and rebelled.

More info on Belgium's mysterious low profile welcomed.

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