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Thursday, December 04, 2003

Yes, laws and constitutions are flexible things, that must not get in our way if the situation "warrants" it. Thus all freedoms can be overthrown on the basis of "necessity."

Telegraph | Money | Brussels considers imposing currency controls: "It is widely assumed EU law guarantees the free movement of capital but, after combing through the treaties and court judgments, EU experts have concluded that this 'absolute freedom' can be limited in an emergency."
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