It’s the FSA and its plethora of EU bodies that’s failed.
When an Occupy demo in the centre of Frankfurt makes world news, I shall hurry to join in.
I have been unsure, from the start, what the Occupy movement was all about, although I did suspect that it was just fatuous, anti-enterprise, left-wingery.
Having established that good ideas do indeed come in from the cold, start on the fringes and become mainstream, can we make any predictions about what the next move will be?
It’s hardly a radical idea to suggest that regulators and legislators understand the law now, is it?
Before, Europe was about treaties, laws and our sovereign right to govern ourselves. Now, it’s about everyday lives.
But there’s certainly only one thing I could never agree with George Galloway on. He’s a teetotaller and wants to close all the bars in the House of Commons. That is just not on.
Puppet Papademos is in place, and as Athens caught fire on Sunday night he rather took my breath away – he said violence and destruction have no place in a democratic country.
British chancellor is telling the rest of Europe it must abandon democracy. It’s appalling.
If I was a Greek citizen I’d be out there trying to bring down this monstrosity that has been put upon those people.
It’s amazing how ideas start out, isn’t it?
I have invested the best part of my adult political life in helping to try to build up this movement and I am far from perfect but I do think I am able, through the media, to deliver a good, simple, understandable message.
This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit.
If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.
The great and the good will decide what is good for us and make sure that we get what is good for us, good and hard.