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The fateful hour is approaching: Tomorrow, on September 12, from 10 clock, the Federal Constitutional Court (BVG) in Karlsruhe is his, eagerly awaited by the federal government fell verdict for ESM treaty and the fiscal pact. . (Whether the period around the 11/12 September austrahlt a special magnetism for the world fortunes formative events - it was up to me, they would have long to return the whole treaty with the remark to parliament, thus saving court costs or "Rejected!" at least to delay the judgment on. I know a mere utopia ...)
Now, how will the judge decide that?
So easy you will not stop the ESM (can or want), although the unconstitutionality of laws bundle is obvious. The responsibility for such a decision should simply too big for them to be (as in my article "European superstate, we come! A dystopia." Run). A European law measure was anyway never blocked by the BVG, thinks the law expert Helmut Siekmann in the Financial Times Germany. However, around 60% of the Constitution Experts believe, the newspaper added that the sign off of the ESM shall subject to harsh conditions, probably similar to the Lisbon Treaty - at the time a similar limbo ...
So what the judges are going to do? This entry »
At first it was in Germany's finances, which were snatched on June 29, 2012, the state sovereignty. That day was the ESM (European Stability Mechanism permanent rescue fund with unlimited liability, coll.) And the so-called "fiscal pact" waved through by Parliament. And, although the deputies the hundreds of pages long rules, drafted in kompliziertestem "Anglo-Saxon" had received, until shortly before the inspection. This procedure was known already by the Lisbon Treaty.
The majority in the Bundestag came about because the major parties in an oblique Deal agreed ("ESM against financial market tax"), unbelievable in retrospect, how cheap the Constitution was hawked. Cleverly had so threaded it, before the vote, a two-thirds majority to call (amazing how sure could feel the ESM advocates) to go constitutional concerns in the run out of the way.
Also, the Federal Council did not hesitate to approve long. As "countertrade" the Prime Minister has been a relief for the municipalities in the billions pledged. Negotiation practices that would so rather belongs to a bazaar.
As predicted by many constitutional lawyers, were even the Federal Constitutional Court - after initial Hadern - found no major concerns (What could have done it differently? The court was overwhelmed hopeless with the scope of the decision Ironically, it had thus itself abolished, just like before. Parliament.) Earlier, the President had signed it without hesitation, so that the ESM on time July 9, 2012 came into force and the end of democracy in Germany was sealed.
Resistance was found one like it in retrospect hardly believe also außerparteilich only slightly - apart from a few petitions, demonstrations, strange actions (like the catapulting of basic laws) and lawsuit threats to the Constitutional Court. People were firmly occupied by the European Football Championship (broadcasters had only in superficial allusions lost until it was too late after all). The mass of citizens was at that time anyway, stundein stundaus, busy, to earn their livelihood. From the history learned nothing: Bread and Circuses already ancient Rome had brought the downfall ...
Early sounded the call for a new constitution. This entry »