"The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws" - Ayn Rand
The European Union now wishes to 'standardize' the law relating to consumers and businesses in relation to Contract Law and has begun a consultation process which ends on 31st January 2011. Our own 'toy' government, as a result of the impending Directive/Regulation which will surely follow, have begun their own consultation process which ends on 26th November 2010.
Of course this is not the only attempt to 'standardize' laws within the European Union as we also have the office of European Public Prosecutor which has been created. This can only lead to the introduction of a 'standardized' system of justice being introduced throughout the European Union.
With it being generally acknowledged that the majority of our laws by which we are 'governed' - and by 'governed' I mean laws by which we have to live, including 'laws' that affect our daily lives - emanate from the European Union, once a country loses the right to administer its own commercial laws and justice laws - in fact the right to determine its own laws on any matter - then that country in effect ceases to be a country and becomes a province of whichever external body then makes those laws.
Well people, now - if not in the near future - you may as well put your head right through between your knees and kiss your