Oh well mustn’t grumble I’m only trying to find a good photograph of a Master Bomber over Berlin to go with a poem I wrote a while back and tried to stay away.
However I got dragged back.
In case you haven’t noticed yet we have no money.
That means that any reform will be along the lines of the RyanAir business model. Basically if you are rich, young and healthy then you don’t need the government, local or otherwise. If you are not any of those three you are screwed, though of course it will all be dressed up as “reform”, and you ain’t flying.
So since I was on a roll why stop.
Deep behind all the cannon fire and fury of the 20th Century lurked those who knew it was time to duck down and take a back seat for the moment. Think I’ve mentioned that before. I think I’ve also mentioned that it is time to terminate the 646 and boycott all mainstream parties, esp. any with MSM cover positive or negative. They are all foundation bitchboys.
I knew this had to be out their somewhere and sure enough it is
This is the history from their website.
“The history of the Pan-Europa Union is closely associated with the names of two prominent personalities: with its founder Richard Graf Coudenhove Kalergi (1894-1972) and his successor as International President (until 2004), Dr. Otto von Habsburg (born 1912).
Coudenhove-Kalergi was the son of the Austrian diplomat Heinrich Graf Coudenhove-Kalergi and his Japanese mother, Mitsuko Aoyama. He grew up to be multilingual and was educated multiculturaly in his parents' castle in the small Czech town of
Coudenhove first formulated the vision of a politically, economically and militarily united Europe in the article "Pan-Europa - a proposal" on 15 November 1922 in the "Vossische Zeitung“
Coudenhove’s proposal quickly found support among admirers and supporters in the leading circles of European intellectuals, poets and philosophers: Paul Claudel, Paul Valéry, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, Stefan Zweig, Gerhart Hauptmann, Rainer Maria Rilke, Franz Werfel, Arthur Schnitzler Sigmund Freud, Albert Einstein and the philosophers Ortega y Gasset and Salvador de Madariaga supported the Pan-European idea as well as the composer Richard Strauss. The young mayor of
Political support came from
In 1926, the first Pan-Europa Congress took place in
After the failure of the Briand initiative, Coudenhove lead the struggle further - no longer in an offensive position, but defensively, against the growing tide of communism and fascism. As At the 3rd Pan-Europa Congress in
In 1950, the city of
Coudenhove focused on the revitalization of the Pan-Europa Union as the political vanguard of European patriots. The new constitution was launched at the 6th Pan-Europa Congress in
At the 8th Pan-Europa Congress in Bad Ragaz, Otto von Habsburg was elected to the Central Council of the Pan-Europa Union and soon afterwards, as the vice president of Coudenhove-Kalergi, proposed himself as the successor in the Office of President.
The question as to whether the plan by launched by the French President, Charles de Gaulle and the German Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer for a European federation of states (the so-called Fouchet plan) would pave the way for or prevent the European federal state, split the European movements. In 1960, at their 9th international congress in Nice, the Pan-Europa Union clearly settled on the side de Gaulle, who had already been linked to the Pan-Europa idea of Coudenhove since 1941. De Gaulle's
On 27 July 1972, Coudenhove-Kalergi died in Vorarlberg.
On a proposal by the French President, George Pompidou in 1973, Otto von Habsburg was elected as the International President of the Pan-Europa Union and new aims were set for the movement: The idea of liberating Central and Eastern Europe from communist oppression - as a precondition of genuine European integration in the sense of a united Europe and the defence of Christian values / the spirit of Christian teaching in relation to how mankind is meant to be in an increasingly materialistic age. Concluded on 11 -12 May 1973, the Strasbourg Declaration of Basic Principles formulated the aims of the Pan-Europa Union which held sway for almost two decades until the victory of freedom in
The Pan-Europa Union used the first direct elections to the European Parliament to start an international campaign for a strong
At the same time, under the leadership of Bernd Posselt and Walburga von Habsburg, the Pan-Europa Union strengthened its work as a special representative of the international office beyond the Iron Curtain and established contacts with civil rights organizations in Poland such as the trade union "Solidarnosc", "Charter 77" and church institutions as well as in Hungary, in former Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia as well as in the Baltic states. The pan-European underground work received a boost through the strong support of the Polish Pope, John Paul II and Bishop of
In December 2004, Otto von Habsburg retired as the International President of the Pan-Europa Union aged 92 and proposed as his successor, the French European politician Alain Terrenoire who unanimously elected by gathered delegates from over 20 Pan-Europa member organizations in Strasbourg. Otto von Habsburg became honorary president of the international movement, which he led for over three decades. Alain Terrenoire, the third president in the history of the Pan-Europa Union also set ambitious future objectives for the movement: The completion of the geographical and political unification of all of
Today, members of the Pan-Europa Union are people from all age groups and social strata who are committed to a politically, economically and militarily united
Under the many years of leadership by the German vice president of the Parliament, Dr. Ingo Friedrich, the Pan-Europa Parliamentary Group in the European Parliament, consists of over 120 members from nearly all of the EU Member States and meets regularly during the sessions of the Parliament in