The Government believes that EU Membership is firmly in Britain’s national interest, and remains committed to ensuring that the EU is focussed on adding value for its citizens.
Sometimes we feel tired. Tired of fighting for justice, tired of trying to get "our" Government to honour its promises and act in any way democratically. The UK Government has just responded to the petition for a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, which New Labour promised us would take place, and our no-mandate Prime Minister Gordon Brown then went ahead and signed without consulting the electorate at all.
The most ridiculous part of it all is this dispicable Government quoting the fact that a referendum took place on the EEC in 1975, when we were already a member. The EEC was not the EU, simply a forerunner, a very different beast indeed, and it seems politicians were lying through their teeth even way back then. We were told back then that membership of the EEC would not lead to the current scenario.
The reply just received is not unexpected. But it is sickening. Full of lies and self serving nonsense. The UK Government is a corrupt, undemocratic shit of an organisation. The Devil's Kitchen puts it better than we can here.