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The Rebirth of Liberty in the Heart of Europe, By Václav Klaus

The inspiring story of how Václav Klaus brought the Czech Republic out of communism
CATO 1997

Reinfeldt, Rolf Gustavsson, Lissabonfördraget och Sudettyskarna
Rolf Englund blog 5/12 2010

Vaclav Klaus finds Free Europe Constitution important:
It would be a good "mini-treaty".
May 30, 2007

Vaclav Klaus in a new speech:
Redefine the whole concept of the European Union

Deloitte Speech 18 May by the Czech President

Czech President Vaclav Klaus has called for a referendum in his country on the EU constitution, which he opposes.
Mr Klaus described the constitution as "a revolutionary document which will change everyone's lives".
BBC 6/4 2005

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The Czech president remains convinced that
"you cannot have democratic accountability in anything bigger than a nation state."

Mr. Klaus said the movement toward a single political entity of 25 European nations "will not change until people start thinking and realizing they are not moving toward some sort of nirvana."
By Arnaud de Borchgrave, THE WASHINGTON TIMES 25/11 2003

Arnaud de Borchgrave, editor at large of The Washington Times, is also editor at large of United Press International.

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He is the only world leader who is an Austrian school economist.
The following remarks were made by Czech Prime Minister Vaclav Klaus on October 15th, 1993 or 1994 in a speech at the Heritage Foundation.
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No Third Way Out - Creating A Capitalist Czechoslovakia
Vaclav Klaus interviewed by John H. Fund, Reason magazine

President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic has already chilled the mood by refusing to attend today's ceremonial launch, and slamming the draft text as a blueprint for a European super-state.
"This is crossing the Rubicon after which there will be no more sovereign states in Europe with fully fledged governments and parliaments which represent legitimate interests of their citizens," he said.

"Basic matters will be decided by a remote federal government in Brussels, and Czech citizens will be only a tiny particle whose voice and influence will be almost zero."
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph 4/10 2003

Czech conservatives prepare alternative to EU
EU Observer 27/3 2001

The Czech conservative opposition party, lead by Vaclav Klaus, has produced a strategy paper on EU, which foresees the possibility of the Czech Republic not becoming a member of the European Union.

According to the Pragh daily, Lidove Noviny, a “Manifest for Eurorealism” was prepared by the shadow Foreign Minister, Jan Zahradil. This manifest also includes an alternative to membership of the European Union. The alternative to the Czech conservatives seems to be a close co-operation with the United States.

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