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  • Sweden 'Covering Up' Migrant Rape & Violent Crime For Sake of Humanitarianism (POTUS is right)

    02/19/2017 6:05:34 PM PST · by drewh · 20 replies
    UK Express ^ | DATED: 22:08, Sun, Feb 19, 2017 | Oli Smith
    OFFICIALS in the Swedish government have been accused of "covering up" migrant rape and refugee violence for the sake of appearing politically correct in a Fox News broadcast. By OLI SMITH PUBLISHED: 00:01, Sun, Feb 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 22:08, Sun, Feb 19, 2017 8K Journalist Ami Horowitz told Fox News people high up in the Swedish government are purposely covering up the prepretrators of rape crimes to protect "vulnerable" migrants. During an explosive interview on Friday, Mr Horowitz claimed the refugee violence crisis was out-of-control but that "European virtues" had put a stop to any discussion on the statistics....
  • Trump is right: Sweden’s refugee policy has led to problems it never imagined

    02/19/2017 12:33:16 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    The Spectator (UK) ^ | 2/19/17 | Tove Lifvendahl
    (Fraser Nelson writes from Stockholm:) During a rally in Florida yesterday, Donald Trump said that Sweden ‘took in large numbers’ of refugees and is now ‘having problems that they never thought possible’. He is being justifiably criticised and mocked for a bizarre claim that some (presumably refugee-related) event happened “last night” in Sweden. Nothing happened of any note, save for an unusually bad episode of the Melfest song contest. But Sweden has grown used to refugee-related crime stories, from attacks on asylum centres to gang-related killings. I met a journalist in Stockholm a few days ago who told me that such stories...
  • Radioactive Iodine over Europe first measured in Finnmark

    02/19/2017 12:26:08 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 41 replies
    Barents Observer ^ | 2/19/17 | Thomas Nilsen
    A trace of radioactive Iodine-131 of unknown origin was in January detected over large areas in Europe. Since the isotope has a half-life of only eight days, the detection is a proof of a rather recent release. Where the radioactivity is coming from is still a mystery. The air filter station at Svanhovd was the first to measure small amounts of the radioactive Ionide-131 in the second week of January. The station is located a few hundred metres from Norway’s border to Russia’s Kola Peninsula in the north. Soon, the same Iodine-131 isotope was measured in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland....
  • Merkel says Europe must take MORE refugees and Islam 'isn't source of terror'

    02/18/2017 10:25:16 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 56 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 2/18/2017 | Jeremy Culley
    The embattled leader says Europe has an obligation to take more displaced people from Syria and Iraq. She also said Islam "is not the cause of terrorism" and that combatting extremism needs the cooperation of Muslim countries. In a wide-ranging speech at a Munich security conference, the German chief also vowed to work closely with Vladimir Putin's Russia in the fight with ISIS in the Middle East. Mrs Merkel has come under fire for taking in up to one million refugees amid security concerns and a string of migrant sex attacks across Germany. After the Berlin lorry attack at a...
  • Pence brings Trump's military demands to wary Europe

    02/18/2017 8:11:56 AM PST · by Enchante · 45 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | February 18, 2017 | John Vandiver
    Merkel said Germany is committed to spending more, but will do so at its own pace. Berlin is set to increase expenditures by 8 percent this year and aims to reach the NATO benchmark of 2 percent of gross domestic product in about eight years. “We will do everything we can in order to fulfill this commitment,” Merkel said, adding that a strong Europe is also in America’s interest.
  • ‘The eurozone isn’t working’ - Alan Greenspan

    02/17/2017 6:00:13 PM PST · by Java4Jay · 14 replies
    He suggests the inequality is largely down to a north/south geographical divide which means the division between the northern and southern EU countries is too big. The bloc's more prosperous nations such as Germany consistently fund the deficits of those in the south, and that simply can't go on, said Greenspan.
  • U.S. Soldiers, Armored Vehicles Arrive in Romania

    02/17/2017 12:43:03 PM PST · by Candor7 · 54 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | Feb. 16, 2017 | Army 1st Lt. Samuel Jolley, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania, Feb. 16, 2017 — Soldiers, tanks and M88 recovery vehicles from the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment’s “Fighting Eagles” recently arrived at the airbase here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The soldiers unloaded M1A2 Abrams tanks from the first train that arrived Feb. 14 to this eastern Romanian airbase located about 12 miles away from the Black Sea. The arrival of the tanks and roughly 500 soldiers from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, marks the beginning of a continuous rotation of U.S. troops in southeastern Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. So far, more than...
  • Nigel Farage Warns European Parliament: "You're In For A Bigger Shock In 2017"

    02/15/2017 1:29:44 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 2 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 02/15/2017 | Tyler Durden
    The always entertaining Nigel Farage was on fire again today in European Parliament. Farage correctly warned EP members about their desire for “more Europe” when citizens of nearly every country are fed up with the policy. Partial Farage Transcript "I feel like I am attending a meeting of a religious sect here this morning. It’s as if the global revolution of 2016, Brexit, Trump, the Italian rejection of the referendum, has completely bypassed you." "You can’t face up to the fact that this bandwagon is going to roll across Europe in these elections in 2017. A lot of citizens now...
  • The Establishment and their Targets: Geert Wilders

    02/15/2017 7:17:51 AM PST · by davikkm · 2 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    2016 was the year that the grassroots started the fight-back against the Globalists and Establishment Elite. From the political earthquake of Brexit, to the stunning victory of Donald Trump, the political elites were left shocked, disgusted, and more determined than ever. In their “Groupmind”, these events were not thought possible; it showed that their claws were not so deeply entrenched in the fabric of society and the public psyche. Their war chests are being counted, their forces in the media are being marshaled, and their Generals are looking at the next theaters of operation.
  • The Daily Rattle (International Edition)

    02/15/2017 7:10:24 AM PST · by OddLane · 1 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | February 15 ,2017 | Gerard Perry
    While it seems like every major story on the planet involves the Trump administration, things have actually been rather interesting in the rest of the world. Under the leadership of former ski bum Justin Trudeau, our neighbor to the north seems to be embracing some of the values that have made Europe so inhospitable to its indigenous population. As Barbara Kay has explained both in print and other media, the proposed law by a Muslim MP targeting Islamophobia is simply a pretext to police inconvenient thought which happens to offend the political class. Keep in mind, the country was no...
  • America Snoozing-Europe is waking up. When will blue-state U.S.A.?

    02/14/2017 5:15:58 AM PST · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 14, 2017 | Bruce Bawer
    There was a time, in the years immediately after 9/11, when I was reasonably (though not entirely) confident that we Americans would be too savvy to let ourselves be led down the primrose path of Islamization. I assumed that the alarming example of Europe – where the destructive nature of Islam's impact was there for all to see – would be effective enough to persuade us to pull up the welcome mat and double-lock the door. What I didn't count on was that so many of our politicians and media would do such a splendid job of covering up the...
  • Brussels Airport detain 30 terrorist suspects in one month

    02/13/2017 8:45:13 PM PST · by GonzoII · 5 replies
    Westmonster/Politico ^ | February 13, 2017 | by Westmonster
    In a sign of the scale of the terrorist threat that Europe is facing, police at Brussels Airport have detained 30 terrorist suspects in just one month. The shocking stat was released by the authorities relating to the month running up to Christmas. Those detained by police at the airport were picked up on suspicion of having “links with terrorism or offences linked to the security of the state”.
  • Security Personnel to Be Permanently Stationed at Cologne Cathedral

    02/13/2017 5:59:38 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/13/17 | Nick Hallet
    Cologne Cathedral is to introduce stringent new security measures amid ongoing security fears, with worshippers’ bags being searched and private security drafted in. Cathedral provost Gerd Bachner told a press conference on Saturday that people “must not be afraid” when they visit the building. “We have to do more to ensure safety,” the provost said. However, that personnel should still act “proportionately”. From 1 March, there will be a ban on bringing large suitcases, travel bags, and hiking bags into the cathedral. Kölnischer Rundschau also reports that a private security firm will join the traditional cathedral vergers in policing worshippers,...
  • U.S. Helicopters Arrive in Germany to Boost Combat Presence

    02/13/2017 7:52:17 AM PST · by GonzoII · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 13, 2017 | Breitbart
    BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. Army has begun unloading dozens of Chinook, Apache and Black Hawk helicopters at a port in northern Germany so the aircraft can be moved to a base in Bavaria. German news agency dpa reported Sunday that 94 helicopters and several trucks from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade in Fort Drum, New York were sent to the port of Bremerhaven.
  • European Commission boosts UK growth forecasts

    02/13/2017 7:20:17 AM PST · by GonzoII · 5 replies
    Westmonster ^ | February 13, 2017 | by Westmonster
    The European Commission has admitted that the UK economy has “maintained momentum” since June’s historic vote for national independence, despite Europhile scaremongering that a vote for Brexit would cause a recession. In their latest forecasts for European growth, the commission boosted their pessimistic 1% forecast for the UK’s growth in 2017 by 50%, predicting that the UK economy will expand by 1.5% this year. The news comes as the pound strengthens against the dollar and continues to strengthen against the Euro for the sixth consecutive trading session.
  • 64% of Brits now back Brexit

    02/12/2017 4:38:50 AM PST · by GonzoII · 7 replies
    Westmonster ^ | by Westmonster
    In an incredible endorsement of the Brexit process that the country is now undertaking, 64% of Brits now oppose the blocking of Brexit. The ComRes poll found that 64% of Brits disagreed that the Labour Party should try and block Brexit, with less than 1 in 4 agreeing.
  • Donald Trump's state visit to UK may be moved from London to Brexit heartland amid security concerns

    02/11/2017 6:02:58 PM PST · by sinsofsolarempirefan · 31 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 11 FEBRUARY 2017 | Christopher Hope
    Donald Trump’s controversial state visit to Britain could move from London to the Midlands to allow the US President to address a mass rally and raise money for Armed Forces veterans. Ministers also say the trip could be delayed from June to July to coincide with Mr Trump’s visit to the G20 summit of developed nations in Hamburg. Trump advisers and senior Foreign Office figures have discussed how to save the controversial visit. One idea, which has been suggested to the White House, is for President Trump to address a rally in Birmingham where the audience would pay to enter,...
  • Mayor Of European Town Begins ‘Brutal Crackdown on Muslim Migrants’

    02/11/2017 3:12:05 PM PST · by davikkm · 34 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Ryan Saavedra
    The Daily Mail is reporting that the mayor of Asotthalom, Hungary, 45-year-old Laszlo Toroczkai has begun a brutal crackdown on Muslim immigrants that “makes Trump look liberal.” Toroczkai has a very simple message for Muslim Migrants: ‘Hungary is a bad choice for migrants.’
  • North African Migrants Allegedly Rape Milan Schoolgirl in Broad Daylight on Commuter Train

    02/11/2017 12:16:12 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 11 Feb 2017 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    A 15-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly groped and raped by two North African migrants on the commuter train from Milan to Mortara Thursday afternoon. On Saturday morning, the girl was hospitalized with multiple bruises, a concussion and a broken rib, and police have launched a search for the assailants accused of aggravated assault and sexual assault. According to police reports, after school—around 4:00pm—the girl went to the Milan station of Porta Genova to catch the local commuter train home, sitting with a friend in the last carriage. When the friend got off the train at an earlier stop, the girl was...
  • MAJORITY of Europeans believe ALL migration from Muslim countries should be stopped

    02/10/2017 3:24:37 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 16 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | Friday, February 10, 2017
    Surprisingly, there is little disagreement between people on the right and left over this issue. The Rebel http://www.therebel.media/trump_s_ban_on_muslim_migration_has_widespread_support_shocking_poll_reveals European attitudes to Muslim immigration are reportedly in line with Donald Trump's -- in fact, according to a new poll, an average of 55% of Europeans agree with the notion that 'all further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped.' The study, carried out by UK-based think-tank Chatham House found that "majorities in all but two of the ten states [surveyed] agreed" with the aforementioned notion -- 71% in Poland, 65% in Austria, 64% in Hungary and Belgium, 61% in France,...
  • 5 Wicked Dragon Statues In Christendom

    02/09/2017 10:44:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Travelers Today ^ | Feb 07, 2017
    Dragons are very common mythical creatures in almost every part of the world, but no other civilizations paid closer attention to them than East Asia and Western Christendom. While these serpentine creatures are worshiped in Oriental countries, dragons in Christendom are feared to a point of revulsion. In fact, a popular Christian myth that perpetuated the fear of dragons is found in the narratives of the early pre-Catholic era. The 3rd Century AD Roman martyr named St. George was believed to have slain a dragon who feeds on sheep and virgin women during his adventures in Libya. This legend also...
  • Trump’s next trade target: Europe’s scooters and cheese

    02/09/2017 10:24:38 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 20 replies
    http://www.politico.eu/ ^ | By Hans von der Burchard and Adam Behsudi 2/9/17, 4:27 PM CET Updated 2/9/17, 10:32 PM | By Hans von der Burchard and Adam Behsudi
    Washington has a prime opportunity to slap 100 percent tariffs on key EU exports. Iconic European products ranging from Roquefort cheese to Vespa scooters will soon be in Donald Trump’s sights.The billionaire property tycoon won the U.S. presidency on a highly protectionist agenda and vowed to slash the country’s eye-watering deficits with leading trade partners. While China and Mexico have borne the brunt of his early threats, he now has a prime opportunity to box out some of Europe’s most famous exports. Next Wednesday, the U.S. trade representative will hold a public hearing on slapping an eventual 100 percent import...
  • Vatican Computers Hacked in Major International Scheme

    01/12/2017 7:15:30 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Italian police have uncovered a major international computer-hacking operation that compromised private communications at the Vatican. Police in Rome announced the arrest of two engineers who are suspected of illicitly obtaining “information relative to state security.” The hackers, who were not identified, were described as London residents in their 40s. They had reportedly gained access to computer servers operated by Italian government leaders and European banking officials. The operation also penetrated the Vatican, police reported. Hackers gained access to computers used by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, at the Pontifical Council for Culture. They also hacked into computers at a Vatican guest...
  • Brexit vote: Theresa May wins Commons approval to trigger Article 50... (494 to 122)

    02/08/2017 4:48:57 PM PST · by markomalley · 68 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 2/8/17 | Laura Hughes, et al
    Remainers had hoped it would be the night when they finally made a dent in Theresa May’s Brexit plans as they put forward a bewildering array of new clauses and amendments to the Article 50 bill. Nine proposals in all, ranging from the rights of EU migrants to the opinions of the Gibraltar Government, were put to the vote, and one by one all nine proposals were thrown out by MPs. It was a flawless night for Theresa May, as the EU (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill was passed by 494 votes to 122 in its original, unamended form.
  • Austria to send troops to protect EU borders against refugees

    02/08/2017 7:18:13 AM PST · by xzins · 38 replies
    Dhakatribune ^ | 8 Feb 17 | TribuneInternationalDesk
    Country joins alliance of 16 countries creating 'border defence project' for external EU boundary Austrian is planning to send troops to “protect” the European Union’s external borders against refugees. Hans Peter Doskozil, the defence minister, said Austria was one of 16 countries around the Balkan route used by more than a million migrants to journey from Greece into Europe who are cooperating on the new “border defence project”. “The western Balkan route is still not as closed as it should be,” the Social Democrat (SPO) minister told Die Welt. “Unfortunately (there are) still significant activities by criminal smugglers and a...
  • Austria to send soldiers abroad to defend borders

    02/08/2017 7:20:24 AM PST · by GonzoII · 4 replies
    Westmonster ^ | February 8, 2017 | by Westmonster
    The Austrian government are working on plans to deploy troops across the world, both inside and outside of the European Union, such is the level of concern about the scale of illegal immigration. The current estimate is that between 500 and 1,000 migrants are arriving in Austria every week and the country is keen to put an end to such a high level of illegal immigration.
  • Most Europeans want to STOP migration from Muslim countries, study finds

    02/07/2017 9:01:00 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/07/2017 | David Burke
    * 55 per cent of people in 10 European nations want to curb immigration * Research was done by the London-based Royal Institute of International Affairs * 10,000 respondents were asked if they wanted to stop migrants arriving from predominately Muslim countries * It was carried out before Donald Trump's controversial immigration measures 'Sobering' new figures reveal that more than half of Europeans favour banning immigration from predominately Muslim countries. A survey carried out by London-based think-tank The Royal Institute of International Affairs found that 55 per cent of Europeans across 10 countries  think further immigration from mostly-Muslim countries should...
  • SHOCK POLL: 55% of Europeans want to end immigration from Muslim countries

    02/07/2017 7:55:41 AM PST · by GonzoII · 77 replies
    Westmonster ^ | February 7, 2017 | by Westmonster
    In a series of polls conducted for Chatham House that will send shockwaves through Europe, an average of 55% of citizens across 10 different European nations have backed a total end to migration from predominantly Islamic countries. The figures included 71% of those in Poland, 53% in Germany, 51% in Italy and 47% of Brits.
  • Brussels Is Wrong on Guns

    02/06/2017 4:38:11 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 3 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 27, 2017 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Strict new European gun-control regulations will take another step on Thursday when a committee of the European Parliament votes on a set of measures. The Parliament and the European Commission already have agreed to the proposal in principle. Prompted by terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, these regulations would prohibit the civilian use of most semiautomatic firearms. As is typical of such laws, however, they will do nothing to prevent the kind of attacks being used to justify them.
  • Donald Trump vows US, allies will defeat ‘radical Islamic terrorism'

    02/06/2017 3:47:19 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 4 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | AFP
    Caption - President Donald Trump speaks to troops while visiting U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (AP Photo) Macdill Air Force Base -- US President Donald Trump vowed today that America and its allies would defeat the "forces of death" and keep radical jihadists from gaining a foothold on US soil, but did not offer details about his strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. In his first visit to US Central Command – responsible for an area that includes the Middle East and Central Asia...
  • Brussels Is Wrong On Guns

    02/06/2017 1:27:02 PM PST · by VictimsRightsPro2a · 11 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 27, 2017 | Dr. John R. Lott
    Strict new European gun-control regulations will take another step on Thursday when a committee of the European Parliament votes on a set of measures. The Parliament and the European Commission already have agreed to the proposal in principle. Prompted by terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, these regulations would prohibit the civilian use of most semiautomatic firearms. As is typical of such laws, however, they will do nothing to prevent the kind of attacks being used to justify them. The proposed Firearms...
  • European 'Conservative' Parties Are Not 'Far Right': Don't let Media dictate the terms

    02/06/2017 10:14:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/06/2017 | James Lewis
    I keep reading in the European fakestream media that the new upsurge in conservative democratic parties in Europe all comes down to fascists and paleo-Nazis. They are not – any more than Republicans are fascists and Nazis. Euro-conservatives sound just like you, me, and Donald Trump. They talk about freedom and democracy. They talk about tolerance for democratic parties but not for totalitarian killers. They talk about taking control of their borders again. Their college campuses have been subverted and turned upside-down, just as ours have. Their police forces often turn against normal people on behalf of murderous barbarians, just...
  • Church in revolt at pope’s ‘blessing’ of Islam’s expansion in Europe

    02/06/2017 8:18:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 02/06/2017
    Several leaders in the Catholic Church are openly challenging what they say is Pope Francis’s decision to condone the rapid spread of Islam in Europe. “[T]hey are not refugees, this is an invasion, they come here with cries of ‘Allahu Akbar’, they want to take over,” said Laszlo Kiss Rigo, head of the Catholic Hungarian southern community. Rigo “belongs to a growing branch of Catholic leaders who refuse to see the future belonging to Islam in Europe,” Giulio Meotti wrote for Gatestone Institute on Jan. 29. “They speak in open opposition to Pope Francis, who does not seem too impressed...
  • LATVIA becomes the latest country to build a border fence to keep out Muslim invaders

    02/05/2017 2:30:25 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | Sunday, February 5, 2017
    Latvia has joined Estonia and Lithuania in tightening ID controls and erecting fences on their eastern borders, worried the Baltic region will become a new entry point for Muslim freeloaders, rapists, and jihadists posing as refugees as migrant routes through the Balkans become harder. UK Express http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/763298/Baltic-Latvia-illegal-migrants-wall-finish-fence-Russia-border-European-Union-EU-Brussels Latvia has completed the first stages of protecting EU borders after erecting a 14-mile fence along the Russian border to stop illegal migrants entering the European Union. The Baltic state is set to add another 37 miles this year, the country’s State Border Guard spokeswoman Jevgenija Poznaka confirmed. He said: “The construction was started...
  • Islamic State Using Funds to Recruit Children Among Illegal Alien Population

    02/05/2017 8:14:55 AM PST · by LSUfan · 2 replies
    Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 5 February 17 | Christopher W. Holton
    The Islamic State is paying the smugglers’ fees of child “refugees” to attract new recruits. Europol has identified as many as 88,300 unaccompanied minors among the illegal alien population overrunning Europe. Both the ISIS and the Islamic State affiliate in Nigeria–Boko Haram–have been recruiting in refugee camps using financial incentives, as well as working with the human smugglers.
  • Smuggling migrants into Europe now a major funding source for the Islamic State

    02/04/2017 11:52:27 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 8 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | February 4, 2017 | By Christine Williams
    The Islamic State long ago promised to infiltrate the refugee stream. As far back as November 2015, the Islamic State claimed to have smuggled thousands of jihadists into Europe. It was also recently reported that the Islamic State “planned to infect refugee flows to the West with mass killers, and it has had some violent successes.” The CIA warned that the Islamic State’s “official strategy is to hide its operatives among refugees entering Europe and the United States via human flows out of the Middle East and North Africa.” Western leaders opted not to take these warnings seriously. Leftists have...
  • Marine Le Pen Kicks Off Presidential Campaign Echoing Trump: The Highlights From Her Manifesto

    02/04/2017 8:26:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/05/2017
    The leader of the anti-immigration French National Front party Marine Le Pen kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday by echoing many of the same vows that brought Trump to power in the US, hoping promises to shield voters from globalization, promote protectionism, leave the Eurozone, slap taxes on imports and on the job contracts of foreigners, lower the retirement age, increasing welfare benefits and boost defense spending push her above her competitors at a time of sweeping political turmoil in France. According to opinion polls - which have recently shown their utter irrelevance in the age of Brexit...
  • Shock Poll: In the Netherlands, Geert Wilders' Party Smashes Rivals

    02/03/2017 1:30:03 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-03-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    Some thirty parties will compete with each other for the favor of Dutch voters on March 15. Because there are only 150 seats in the Dutch Parliament, the largest party will not be able to get much more than 35 to 40 seats. The favorite right now to become the largest party in parliament is Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom (PVV). A shocking new poll has been released in the Netherlands. According to Kantar Public, PVV has opened a large lead over the second largest party in the polls, the VVD, which is currently part of the governing coalition. This...
  • Geert Wilders Defends Trump's Immigration Ban

    02/03/2017 1:02:14 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 4 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-03-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    Although leaders of the mainstream parties in Europe have condemned Donald Trump's immigration ban on people from seven Islamic countries, one very prominent Dutch political leader has a completely different opinion. Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders has praised and defended Trump's executive order, explaining that it's the only way to protect America -- and other Western countries -- from terrorists who try to use the refugee crisis to smuggle jihadists into Europe and the United States. "I am very happy, very surprised, with politicians like Donald J. Trump. You know, it's a kind of refreshment, a fresh air...
  • "Islam Strengthening in Europe With the Blessing of the Church"

    01/31/2017 8:03:04 PM PST · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    The Gatestone Institute ^ | 1/29/17 | Giulio Meotti
    * There are now many Catholic commentators who are questioning the Church's blindness about the danger Europe is facing. * "Islam has every chance massively to strengthen its presence in Europe with the blessing of the Church.... the Church is not only leading Europe to an impasse, it is also shooting itself in the foot." — Laurent Dandrieu, cultural editor of the French magazine Valeurs Actuelles. * "It is clear that Muslims have an ultimate goal: conquering the world...Islam, through the sharia, their law...allows violence against the infidels, such as Christians....And what is the most important achievement? Rome." — Cardinal...
  • European Council President: Trump threat to Europe

    01/31/2017 11:41:40 AM PST · by Lera · 48 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/31/17 | Gary Willig
    European Council President Donald Tusk called US President Donald Trump an 'existential threat' to Europe Tuesday. Tusk wrote an open letter to the leaders of 27 Council member states, in which he listed the US President as a "threat" to the European Union alongside China, Russia, radical Islam, war, and terrorism. Tusk cited "worrying declarations by the new American administration" as the basis for his including President Trump with other threats to the EU. He said that the threats "make our future highly unpredictable.”
  • Trump, Merkel agree NATO members must pay fair share

    01/29/2017 9:33:39 PM PST · by Fedora · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | 01/28/2017 | Andrea Shalal
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump underscored the importance of the NATO alliance and vowed to work more closely together to combat terrorism and militancy, the two leaders said in a joint statement on Saturday.Merkel and Trump spoke by telephone on Saturday about NATO, the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, their ties to Russia and the conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to a statement approved by both countries."The leaders recognized that NATO must be capable of confronting 21st century threats and that our common defense requires appropriate investment in military capabilities to ensure all...
  • "Islam Strengthening in Europe with the Blessing of the Church"

    01/29/2017 6:25:05 PM PST · by Lera · 15 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | January 29, 2017 | Giulio Meotti
    Everyone in Italy and the rest of Europe will "soon be Muslim" because of our "stupidity", warned Monsignor Carlo Liberati, Archbishop Emeritus of Pompei. Liberati claimed that, thanks to the huge number of Muslim migrants alongside the increasing secularism of native Europeans, Islam will soon become the main religion of Europe. "All of this moral and religious decadence favours Islam", Archbishop Liberati explained. Décadence is also the title of a new book by the French philosopher Michel Onfray, in which he suggests that the Judeo-Christian era may have come to an end. He compares the West and Islam: "We have...
  • Delingpole: Donald Trump is Going to Make the European Union History

    01/28/2017 2:38:48 PM PST · by davikkm · 4 replies
    The more I see of the Donald Trump administration, the more I like its style. Here’s a perfect example – in which Trump’s prospective new Ambassador to the European Union, Ted Malloch, tells it like it is in an interview with Andrew Neil on the BBC’s Daily Politics show. Neil asked Malloch why on earth he’d want to be Ambassador to the EU. AN: I mean you’re clearly not a great fan of Brussels or these bureaucrats like Juncker. TM: Well, I had in a previous year a diplomatic post where I helped to bring down the Soviet Union, so...
  • Europe must have 'firm' response to Trump: Hollande

    01/28/2017 7:40:55 AM PST · by mandaladon · 60 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 28 Jan 2017
    Lisbon (AFP) - French President Francois Hollande on Saturday urged Europe to form a united front and provide a "firm" response to his US counterpart Donald Trump's controversial policies. "When there are statements from the US president about Europe and when he talks about Brexit being a model for other countries, I think we must respond," Hollande told reporters the sidelines of a summit of southern EU nations in Lisbon. He was speaking a day after Trump called Britain's decision to exit the European Union as a "wonderful thing" during a joint news conference in Washington with visiting British Prime...
  • Calexit: Group has 180 days to collect signatures for secession

    01/27/2017 1:53:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 116 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/27/2017 | John Sexton
    California has granted a pro-secession group 180 days to gather enough signatures to get their Calexit initiative on the ballot. From the Hill: The California secretary of stateÂ’s office announced that the group could begin collecting signatures on Thursday.The group needs 585,407 signatures from registered voters over the next 180 days to qualify for the ballot. The mechanism here is not very straightforward. If the Yes California Independence Campaign can gather the needed signatures in time, that would put an initiative on the ballot next year. That initiative, if passed, would change portions of the California constitution and set...
  • ‘Unaccompanied Minors’ Get Classes on How to Pick Up Swedish Women

    01/26/2017 11:58:56 PM PST · by aquila48 · 22 replies
    Breitbart UK ^ | VIRGINIA HALE | VIRGINIA HALE
    Drama teacher and actor Mohammad Arvan has started classes for ‘unaccompanied minors’ in which he tells the young migrants how to pick up Swedish women. The Örebro resident says the two hour classes have much improved his students’ flirting techniques and told SVT he plans to run a course to teach Swedish men how they should approach women. “In the beginning they were completely useless at picking up women,” Arvan said of the migrant youths, aged between 15 and 17, who he instructs each week on a Wednesday. “They just went up and asked for their phone number. Which, of...
  • 1945 Soviets vs Allied: Who Would Have Won?

    01/26/2017 1:06:09 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 101 replies
    Youtube ^ | Feb 9, 2016 | zvallid
    On 8 may 1945, Germany surrenders.WWII in Europe is over. Europe is divided in half. Soviet in the east, Allied in the West. But Who would have won if war broke out between the Allied and Soviets if they decided to declare all out war against each other in May 1945? Allied even prepared a battle plain: Operation Unthinkable was a code name of a plan of a conflict between the Western Allies and the Soviet Union. - SUBTITLES AVAILABLE -
  • Refugee Drowns in Venice’s Grand Canal as Tourists Laugh, Joke, Film on Their Phones

    01/26/2017 7:04:58 AM PST · by drpix · 15 replies
    heatst.com ^ | 1/26/17 | Nahema Marchal
    An investigation has been opened after an African refugee was left to drown in Venice’s Grand Canal as tourists on nearby boats filmed him on their phones, with some apparently laughing and making racist jokes. Video footage released on several Italian news sites shows the 22-year-old Gambian, later identified as Pateh Sabally, flailing in the icy waters of the city’s canal. (VIDEO included)
  • Migrants Who ‘Fled War’ Use Welfare To Holiday In Homelands

    01/26/2017 5:31:36 AM PST · by blam · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-26-2017 | Virginia Hale
    Migrants granted leave to remain in Switzerland on the basis that they risk death in their homelands are using welfare money to fund holidays back home, the Basler Zeitung reports. The Swiss newspaper notes that thousands of migrants each year are heading to Eritrea for their holidays each year despite their having supposedly fled the northeast African nation in fear of their lives. Although a large proportion of Eritreans in Switzerland have been refused asylum, authorities are powerless to deport them because their homelands are deemed to be too dangerous by the country’s refugee policy. While there are no direct...