"Mr. Dodd, we operate here at the Ford Foundation under directives which emanate from the White House...We operate and control our grant-making policies…as follows: We shall use our grant-making power so as to alter life in the United States that it can be comfortably merged with the Soviet Union."
-- Rowan Gaither, President - Ford Foundation, 1952
I would argue that that has almost been achieved - on both sides of the Atlantic.
Furthermore, in 2009, Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO referred to the EU as the "laboratory of international governance".
It seems to me that this EU-US trade deal is a push for world government. After all, the EU conned its way into existence via "trade deals".
Let's be smarter this time and understand what's going on. We can't fight them (and win) if we keep our blinkers on.