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European Union overregulated says new EU President Mirek Topolanek

Mirek Topolanek is the current Czech prime minister, and he takes over the six-month EU presidency on January 1st, 2009. For the first time leading the Union, the Czechs will have to conquer the hearts and minds of their partners. Many member states think that eurosceptic nationalists will hamper Pragues European action. With the Lisbon treaty blocked by an institutional stalemate, Mirek Topalanek will have to defend himself from domestic political ambushes, while giving the EU efficient leadership.

Source: Euronews 

Lawdable Quotes: Fancis Bacon

Decided cases are the anchors of the law, as laws are of the state.
~ Francis Bacon

Lawdable Quotes: Anacharsis

Written laws are like spiders’ webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.
~ Anacharsis

The U.K. May Charge Johns With Rape

Men who pay for sex with women who have been trafficked or forced into prostitution could face a rape charge.


Other new proposals set out by the U.K.’s Home Secretary today include the increased targeting of pimps – and naming and shaming kerb crawlers.

Sky’s Enda Brady reports:

Lawdable Quotes:Aristotle

At his best man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

~ Aristotle