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Saturday, February 19, 2005

Why it's always a good idea to read the fine print before signing on the dotted line

By Aussiegirl

All you need to know -- the U.S. Constitution is only a few pages long. The EU constitution is over 500 pages long. Is Ukraine really sure it wants to join?

Why the EU Constitution is bad for Britain and bad for the US

From the Daily Telegraph by Charles Moore.

3 Comments:

At 4:37 PM, Anonymous Robert Mayer said...

Oh my. I had never actually taken the time to look at it before, but that's just disturbing. It really shows the culture difference between America and Europe. Frankly, 500 pages of guaranteed government power are 500 too many.

 
At 7:13 PM, Blogger Pindar said...

I read through our Constitution a while back--for the first time, I confess--and was struck by what a wonderful document it is. The founding fathers obviously thought a long time, and produced what should be a model for all such constitutions--just long enough.

 
At 2:08 PM, Anonymous Allan Kerestes said...

There are different opinions on this subject.

 

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