Category Archives: News and Politics

Resting and depending for its continuance on the free consent and will of the sovereign people of each region

Perhaps it would not be bad for the Flemish, Walloon, German, Dutch, French and other people living in Belgium to remember some sayings from the time the United States of America came into formation. In reply to: Walloon politicians have … Continue reading

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Walloon politicians have proven they will never be willing to be open to Flanders

On the 25th of May 2014 Belgium held federal elections together with European elections, having had the Belgians vote for three elections on the same day. At the debates we could see the ‘hated’  New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) had enough … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Happiness

On the 10th of June 2014 a very rich debate has taken place at the EESC about wanting to be rich or poor, or wanting to have a house or not. The members at the meeting looked at questions concerning … Continue reading

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Blood soaking the water at democracy’s beachhead

In the several wars we have seen the last 100 years those who had to go to fight found in their co-soldiers not only necessary protective combatants but also comrades and friends. Lot of youngsters were called under subscription or … Continue reading

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Invasion of Normandy a day never to forget

The last century because of compulsory vaccination and improvements in medicine and sanitation the West could see a major population growth which had some very serious blows in two world wars. In 1927 two billion people could find themselves living … Continue reading

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Judges set from human rights ruling on Serbian prison revolt abuse allegations

In 2007 a special visit was arranged after the telephone call made by the prisoner Bojan Draganović who requested our urgent visit and interview with him and the other prisoner whose name he hadn’t mentioned. afterwards more visits were made … Continue reading

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Elections night is over: what follows for the Euro Parliament?

    Five of the Commission Presidency candidates, as well as a graphic showing the elections’ provisional results. The European elections are now behind us, but many questions have yet to be answered. The next few days should cast more … Continue reading

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Yellow wave over Belgium

After the dirtiest pre-election campaigns Belgians showed the politicians they could not be intimidated or been frightened so much that they would give those mud throwing politicians their vote. 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives head to be elected … Continue reading

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2014 European elections

From 22 to 25 May the European elections were held. In Belgium it were very important elections on Sunday the 25th of May because they would be a turning point for the country itself and for it stance in the … Continue reading

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100° birthday of war and war tourism

100 years ago my parents were born. They would be part of the last Europeans having to face two major international wars plus a cold war. 100 years ago there was also a special Christmas celebration in the beautiful fields … Continue reading

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