December 1, 2013
A Fundamental Law of the European Union states that it takes a leap moving forward toward Federal Union, when in actuality only takes steps. The text is inconsistent. In several major areas it reverts back to the nation state having preeminence. From the perspective of one who lives in a federal union, and who understands the aim of EU federalists, several Articles stand out within the law as flawed and as inviting unforeseen problems such as the EU has encountered in the past.
In comparison to the previous language of the treaties, the Fundamental Law boldly calls the document “the Law of the Union.” It reclassifies Member States as States and unnecessary language and jargon that placated the nationals is eliminated.
While A Fundamental Law makes major changes within the EU institutions to establish it as a democratic administration by instituting the Commission as the government, areas of the text contradict the […]