European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso presents his flagship plans to Parliament in his annual State of the Union speech on September 12, 2012 in Strasbourg, France.(FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/GettyImages)
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso presents his flagship plans to Parliament in his annual State of the Union speech on September 12, 2012 in Strasbourg, France.
(FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/GettyImages)

EU Leaders Lay Out Plan for Federation

September 15, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

In his state of the union speech September 12, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso called for Europe to become a “federation.”

“A deep and genuine economic and monetary union, a political union, with a coherent foreign and defense policy, means ultimately that the present European Union must evolve,” he said. “Let’s not be afraid of the words: We will need to move towards a federation of nation-states. … This is our political horizon.”

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