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  • Three countries where Donald Trump is popular

    10/18/2019 2:50:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | October 1, 2019 | Monti Datta, Quartz
    President Donald Trump is one of the most controversial world leaders in modern times, igniting the ire of America’s staunchest allies. Whether it’s the proposed Muslim ban, the US border wall and immigration, or his praise of authoritarian leaders, Trump is deft at inciting deep divisions among the public. In 2018, political scientist Daniel Drezner summarized this consensus in The Washington Post: “The world hates President Trump.” Data from the Pew Research Center illustrates Drezner’s thinking. For the residents of US allies, their confidence in the US president dropped substantially from the last year of Obama’s presidency to the beginning...
  • "Dying Populations, Not Climate Changes, Are Biggest Threat to Western Civilization." (Viktor Orban)

    10/17/2019 5:39:35 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    Russian Faith ^ | 10/17/19 | Svetlana Ekimenko
    Faced with the challenge of a declining population, governments across central Europe have introduced financial incentives for having children...As Budapest hosts an international summit on demography this week, attended by several regional leaders and delegations from dozens of countries, the country’s prime minister, Viktor Orban deplored the population decline in Europe while lauding Hungary's pro-family policy, writes the Financial Times. Orban said it was conceivable that Hungary, with a population of just under 10 million and shrinking, due to plummeting birthrates and emigration to EU states further west, could just disappear. “It’s not hard to imagine that there would be...
  • In Orbán’s Hungary, Christ is King

    10/03/2019 5:41:48 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | 9/26/19 | Fr. Benedict Kiely
    At the end of the Second World War, the revered crown of St. Stephen, the first Christian monarch of Hungary, was smuggled out of Austria by the U.S. Army to prevent its falling into Soviet hands. It remained at Fort Knox in the United States until it was handed over to the communist government of Hungary in 1978. The return of the crown was opposed by many in the Hungarian diaspora, especially by those who had fled the country after the brutal Soviet suppression of the uprising in 1956. The reason for the opposition was explained to me by a...
  • Hungarian Town Builds Catholic Church on Former Communist Estate

    09/14/2019 5:26:41 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 9/12/19 | Martina Moyski
    Eger, Hungary also famous for fending off Muslim invasionEGER, Hungary (ChurchMilitant.com) - A new church named after Pope St. John Paul II has been built on the site of a former Communist estate in the history-laden city of Eger in northeastern Hungary. Hungarian State Secretary Miklós Soltész said it is significant that the new church is built in a Communist-era housing estate designed to form the letters CCCP (Russian abbreviation for USSR) when viewed from the air. "It was a major effort by the Soviet Union and communism to completely eradicate faith, religion and Christianity, and wherever new housing estates...
  • Spectacular collision of suns will create new star in night sky in 2022

    01/06/2017 10:13:34 AM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    www.telegraph.co.uk ^ | 6 January 2017 • 4:15pm | Sarah Knapton, Science Editor
    At the beginning of the 3rd century civil war raged in Britain as the Roman emperor Septimius Severus sought to quell unrest in the north. But unknown to the fighting cohorts and Caledonian tribes, high above their heads two stars were coming together in a huge cataclysmic explosion. Now 1800 years later the light from that collision will finally arrive on Earth creating a new star in the night sky - dubbed the ‘Boom Star - in an incredibly rare event which is usually only spotted through telescopes. Before their meeting the two stars were too dim to be seen...
  • Coca-Cola Drops Pro-Gay Ad Campaign in Hungary After Boycott Backlash

    08/21/2019 5:13:45 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 56 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 8/20/19 | Jules Gomes
    40,000 sign petition rejecting Coke's LGBT agendaBUDAPEST, Hungary (ChurchMilitant.com) - The world's largest and oldest soft drink maker has withdrawn its advertising campaign promoting homosexuality in Hungary after conservative politicians and an online petition called for a nationwide boycott of its products. Coca-Cola had posted provocative posters of gays and lesbians against a rainbow background and drinking coke with slogans such as "Zero Sugar, Zero Prejudice" and "No sugar, no superstition." The ads were displayed in the capital Budapest on train stations and bus stops. Over 40,000 protestors signed a CitizenGO petition asking the mayor of Budapest and other authorities...
  • Coca-Cola’s ‘Equal Love’ Ads Spark Anti-Gay Fury in Hungary

    08/05/2019 7:50:42 AM PDT · by Salman · 35 replies
    Bloomberg via Yahoo ^ | August 5, 2019 | Veronika Gulyas
    (Bloomberg) -- Coca-Cola Co.’s billboards depicting heterosexual and same-sex couples were greeted by a wave of vitriol in Hungary, touching on a theme which conservative governments in the east of the European Union have increasingly focused on. The pictures feature couples with the hashtag #loveislove, timed for Budapest’s popular Sziget Festival, a week-long music event that carries the theme of “Love Revolution” this year. News websites close to the ruling Fidesz party, including PestiSracok and 888.hu, attacked the Coca-Cola campaign saying it promotes same-sex love over heterosexuality. Fidesz lawmaker Istvan Boldog called for a boycott of Coke products in a...
  • To Save Itself From Population Collapse, Hungary Offers Couples $35,000 For Having A Third Child

    07/29/2019 10:55:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/29/2019 | By Emma Elliott Freire
    Like every country in the European Union (EU), Hungary is struggling with a population shortfall due largely to low childbearing rates. Their national fertility rate is currently at 1.49 children per woman, below the EU average of 1.59. Replacement-level fertility requires a rate of around 2.1. The United States’s fertility rate most recently hit a long-term low of 1.7, and has generally not seen birth rates better than replacement level since the 1970s.Hungary already has a labor shortage. Their people are moving abroad in search of higher-paying jobs. Yet someone has to work and pay taxes to fund Hungary’s...
  • EU Takes Hungary To Court For 'Stop Soros' Law That Prevents Illegal Immigration

    07/28/2019 2:25:49 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 43 replies
    NN ^ | 07-28-19 | Jack Murphy
    The European Commission is taking the Hungarian government to the Court of Justice of the European Union over its 'Stop Soros' laws that prevent illegal immigration.The law, which references globalist billionaire George Soros, was passed last year, making it a crime to help illegal immigrants and asylum settle in Hungary.Pro-immigration activists who help illegal immigrants face up to a year in jail.
  • Why Angelus Bells Ring at Noon

    07/21/2019 4:43:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 20, 2019 | Martina Moyski
    Why Angelus Bells Ring at Noon Hungary celebrates 15th-century defeat of Muslim Turks Do you know why the Angelus bells ring at noon? The answer traces back to July 22, 1456 and a history-altering battle in Hungary: a coalition of Christian soldiers, under the leadership of  János Hunyadi, resisting the Ottoman Turks at Nándorfehérvár, now Belgrade. János Hunyadi Hungarians have commemorated the anniversary of this battle — and the victory — on July 22, after the noon Angelus bells ring out, in front of the statue of Hunyadi in the Castle District of Budapest. Szilárd Németh, Ministry of Defense's Parliamentary State Secretary, the International Communications Office...
  • Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success

    07/20/2019 2:28:49 PM PDT · by Innovative · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 20, 2019 | Adam Shaw
    Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into the country. The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum-seekers that would require most migrants entering through America’s southern border to first seek in one of the countries through which they traversed, whether Mexico or somewhere else in Central America. The policy has come under considerable criticism at home from Democrats, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., calling the policy “cruel” and a...
  • Protecting Christians: Hungary and Estonia Forge Ties

    07/16/2019 5:15:53 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 7/12/19 | Martina Moyski
    Orbán and Estonian deputy prime minister meet in BudapestBUDAPEST, Hungary (ChurchMilitant.com) - Hungarian President Viktor Orbán's mission to protect Christian culture is moving up toward the Baltic. The Hungarian president met with Mart Helme, Estonian deputy prime minister, minister of the interior and chairman of the Conservative People's Party of Estonia (EKRE) to build new alliances between Hungary and the Baltic states. The talks occurred in the Carmelite monastery next to the presidential palace in the Castle District of Budapest on July 8. Toward the goal of protecting Christian values, the two leaders agree that national control of external borders...
  • Hungary's Sound Immigration Policy: A Model America Should Consider Adopting

    07/11/2019 11:20:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/11/2019 | Cal Thomas
    Two summers ago on a visit to Budapest, I asked the spokesman for the Hungarian government about the growing problem of migrants coming into Europe. He told me Hungary doesn't have a migrant problem because they don't have welfare programs. So, he said, migrants continue their travels to other European countries that do. That's not the end of it, though. Hungary has created programs to help migrants stay in their own countries so they won't feel the need to flee to Europe. It is a model the U.S. should consider adopting beyond dwindling and often misdirected foreign aid. The government...
  • EU against relocation of embassies to Jerusalem

    07/10/2019 11:07:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    INN ^ | 07/11/19 05:05 | Elad Benari
    The European Union (EU) tried to prevent the continued trend of member states opening representative offices in Jerusalem but the initiative failed, Kan 11 News reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the EU did not like the decision of some European countries to open economic offices in Jerusalem and senior officials tried to lead to the drafting of an official document that would obligate all EU member states and determine, “Until a final agreement on Jerusalem is reached, the EU and its member states will continue to respect the international agreement on the location of the diplomatic missions.” Israel...
  • Khan: Trump Is ‘Poster Boy for Racists’, ‘Defended White Supremacists at Charlottesville’

    06/20/2019 11:30:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/20/2019 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    London mayor Sadiq Khan has reignited his long-running feud with U.S. President Donald Trump, branding the American leader “the poster boy for a global far-right movement” along with Hungary’s Viktor Orbán, Italy’s Matteo Salvini, France Marine Le Pen, and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage. Speaking on President Trump’s recent state visit to the United Kingdom at a Mayor’s Question Time session at the London Assembly, the Labour politician accused the American leader, Prime Minister Orbán, Deputy Prime Minister Salvini, Ms Le Pen, and Mr Farage of “using the same methods from the old far-right playbook: picking on minority communities and...
  • Western middle classes are revolting globally against hypocritical elites

    06/13/2019 11:10:11 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 13 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    What is going on with the unending Brexit drama, the aftershocks of Donald Trump’s election and the “yellow vests” protests in France? What drives the growing estrangement of southern and eastern Europe from the European Union establishment? What fuels the anti-EU themes of recent European elections and the stunning recent Australian re-election of conservatives? Put simply, the middle classes are revolting against Western managerial elites. The latter group includes professional politicians, entrenched bureaucrats, condescending academics, corporate phonies and propagandistic journalists. What are the popular gripes against them?
  • Farage, Polish populists dash far-right hopes of grand EU alliance

    06/13/2019 4:08:19 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 11 replies
    France 24 ^ | 5 June 2019 | Reuters
    Italy's far-right League was one of the biggest winners in last month's EU elections and its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has sought to persuade Europe's nationalist parties to set aside their differences and form a 10-party European Alliance for People and Nations in the new assembly. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's conservative ruling party Law and Justice (PiS), ruled out joining on account of the pro-Russian stance of Salvini, France's National Rally, led by Marine Le Pen, and the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, which won 29 of Britain's 72 seats in the European...
  • Families More Important Than Economic Growth, Says Hungarian Govt on Launch of New Pro-Child Policy

    06/08/2019 1:22:46 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    Breitbartl ^ | June 7, 2019 | Chris Tomlinson
    Exlusive: Families More Important Than Economic Growth, Says Hungarian Govt on Launch of New Pro-Child Policy
  • Hungary Strikes Back At EU Overreach

    06/01/2019 9:38:42 AM PDT · by OddLane · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 1, 2019 | Black Pigeon Speaks
    An analysis of the media campaign to vilify European leaders willing to protect their continent and countries.
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Viktor Orbán

    06/01/2019 7:32:22 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 7 replies
    Self-Published | 6/1/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Viktor Orbán. Click image (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Viktor Orbán is the Prime Minister of Hungary, and is a conservative nationalist. He has led the efforts for countries in the eastern European bloc to prevent unregulated mass migration into their sovereign nations, against the will of the neo-communist European Union. Later today, a bonus challenger puzzle will be posted. Watch for it! All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidential spoilers....