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  • Swiss president to talk trade with Trump

    12/05/2016 8:06:29 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 5 December 2016 10:36 CET+01:00
    US President-elect Donald Trump has requested a phone call with Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann in the coming days, the latter told Swiss broadcaster RTS on Saturday. Trump wishes to speak “entrepreneur to entrepreneur, and politician to politician”, said Schneider-Ammann, who was head of his family’s mechanical engineering business, Ammann Group, from 1988 until his election to the Swiss Federal Council in 2010. “I’m looking forward to talking to him,” he told RTS. This will be the first telephone conversation between the pair since Trump’s election on November 8th. …
  • Swiss police take up assault rifles over terror threat

    12/01/2016 7:37:02 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 30 November 2016 11:20 CET+01:00
    Police in Switzerland are arming themselves with assault rifles to be better prepared in the event of a terrorist attack, according to reports. Stefan Blättler, chief of Bern cantonal police, told Swiss-German TV program 10vor10 that his service had bought assault rifles for its police officers and that “several” other cantonal police services in the country were doing the same, reported news agencies on Wednesday. […] The advantage of assault rifles — a long-range selective-fire gun frequently used by the military — is that “they can be used over a longer distance”, he said. …
  • Swiss probe top Muslim leader over jihadi propaganda

    11/27/2016 8:41:57 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 26 Nov 2016 17:05 GMT+01:00
    Swiss federal prosecutors on Saturday expanded a criminal probe into jihadist propaganda to take in the leader of the country’s largest Islamic organization. The office of Switzerland’s attorney general confirmed in an email to AFP that Nicolas Blancho, of the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ICCS), was under investigation. The ICCS slammed the move as “political” and said it was ready to “counter the accusations in a courtroom.” Prosecutors opened the case last December, charging that an ICCS board member — German national Naim Cherni — had violated “the prohibition of groups like Al-Qaeda, Islamic State and similar organizations.” …
  • ‘No conflict of interests’ over Clinton donation: Bern

    11/23/2016 5:24:36 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 23 Nov 2016 10:29 GMT+01:00
    No action will be taken over the Swiss government’s half-a-million-franc donation to the Clinton Foundation, a parliamentary commission has decided. The donation to the foundation set up by former US President Bill Clinton and his wife, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was made between 2011 and 2013 but only surfaced in the press last week. The money was donated by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (DEZA), part of the Swiss foreign office, to support a project aimed at reducing infant and maternal mortality in Liberia. …
  • Surprise! Switzerland STILL world’s richest country

    11/22/2016 10:01:04 PM PST · by aquila48 · 53 replies
    The Local ^ | 22 Nov 2016
    A drop in millionaires in Switzerland this year has failed to significantly dent the country’s impressive wealth, as a report by Credit Suisse declares it the richest country in the world yet again. The Global Wealth Report 2016, published on Tuesday by the Swiss bank’s Research Institute, said Switzerland had an average wealth per person of $561,900 in 2016, making Swiss adults 11 times richer than the average world citizen. However Switzerland’s average wealth in 2016 was slightly down on last year’s figure of $567,100. The country experienced the second biggest drop in wealth per adult behind the UK, meaning...
  • Mysterious Roman remains uncovered in Swiss town

    11/16/2016 8:29:18 AM PST · by fishtank · 16 replies
    The Local (Switzerland) ^ | Published: 15 Nov 2016 10:06 GMT+01:00 | Staff author
    Archaeologists are puzzled over the discovery of a Roman-era earthenware pot filled with oil lamps and bronze coins in the commune of Windisch, in the northern Swiss canton of Aargau.
  • Swiss donation to Clinton Foundation sparks debate

    11/14/2016 6:44:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 14 Nov 2016 10:54 GMT+01:00
    The Swiss foreign ministry is in the spotlight for donating nearly 500,000 francs to the Clinton Foundation in 2011, when Switzerland and the US were locked in a dispute over tax evasion. The donation, revealed by the Schweiz am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, was made by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (DEZA), which is overseen by the Swiss foreign ministry. […] At the time, the US and Switzerland were embroiled in a dispute over banking secrecy after allegations that Swiss banks were helping US clients to dodge taxes. The US was pressuring Switzerland to force banks to hand...
  • Imam faces prosecution after police raid Winterthur mosque [Switzerland]

    11/05/2016 9:00:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 02 Nov 2016 11:34 GMT+01:00
    Prosecutors have opened criminal proceedings against four people associated with a mosque in the city of Winterthur for public incitement to crime and violence. Police descended on the An’Nur mosque on Wednesday morning to conduct a search of the building and three other houses in the area after receiving evidence against four people, Zürich’s public prosecutor’s office said in a statement. The investigation relates to a sermon given by the mosque’s Ethiopian imam on October 21st in which he “called for the murder of Muslims who refuse to participate in communal prayer”, said the statement. […] Winterthur is considered a...
  • Study: more young people in Switzerland are right-wing

    11/05/2016 8:28:44 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 04 Nov 2016 12:49 GMT+01:00
    A growing number of young people in Switzerland identify with the political right, according to a national survey. Commissioned by the Federal Defense Department (VBS), the Young Adult Survey Switzerland (YASS), published this week, showed that 36 percent of young people in the country identified with the political right, up from 28 percent five years previously. The figures, which refer to the period 2006 to 2011, showed that the number of young people in the political center had also grown, from 31 percent to 36 percent, while those on the left had decreased from 41 percent to 28 percent during...
  • The Town in the Middle of the Yukos Storm (Putin vs Khodorkovsky and the Oligarchs)

    07/28/2003 5:07:14 PM PDT · by DPB101 · 20 replies · 344+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 7/29/03 | Alla Startseva
    KIROVSK, Murmanskaya Oblast - The 30,000 inhabitants of this Arctic town in the middle of the vast Kola Peninsula pride themselves on being happy and hospitable. There are reasons for this: For an industrial town, the multicolored buildings look refreshingly pristine and the view is panoramic, especially this time of year, when the sun always hangs in the sky, except for an occasional dip behind the barren and breathtaking Khibiny mountains. But life hasn't always been so idyllic. Like hundreds of other outcroppings in Stalin's gulag system, Kirovsk was designed as a labor camp of death and detainment. It is...
  • Swiss Christian Nursing Home Must Allow Assisted Suicide

    10/26/2016 5:52:33 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 10/26/16 | Simon Caldwell
    A Christian nursing home in Switzerland must allow assisted suicide or lose its charitable statusA Swiss court has ruled that a Christian nursing home must either permit assisted suicide on its premises or give up its charitable status. The nursing home, which is run by the Salvation Army, the UK-based Christian charity, lost a legal challenge to new assisted suicide rules. The regulations, introduced about a year ago, compel charities caring for the sick and elderly to offer assisted suicide when a patient or resident requests it. The nursing home objected on the grounds that the law violated the core...
  • Swiss woman wins headscarf court battle

    10/23/2016 5:36:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 23 Oct 2016 13:27 GMT+02:00 | AFP
    A Swiss court has ruled against a company that fired a longtime employee after she began wearing the Muslim headscarf, marking one of the first such rulings in Switzerland, media reported Sunday. A regional court in Bern ruled last month that a 29-year-old Serbian woman was fired without just cause from a dry cleaning business, and ordered the company to dish out back-pay and damages to her, the Le Matin Dimanche weekly reported. The woman, identified only as Abida, was fired in January 2015 from a job she had held for six years, after she began wearing the Muslim headscarf,...
  • New emails show Huma scheming for Hillary

    08/09/2016 12:02:39 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Another 296 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails were released Tuesday — exposing key Clinton aides doing favors for billionaires and, on one occasion, leaving the then-secretary of state’s daily schedule in an unlocked hotel room. The documents were released by Judicial Watch, which is suing to recover Clinton’s emails under Freedom of Information Act laws. In an April 2009 email to Clinton’s State Department aides Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, President Clinton’s former body man, Doug Band, the founder of corporate consultant Teneo, urgently asked them to set up a meeting with an ambassador for a major donor to the...
  • JUST ( (( ROAR )) ) [Charismatic Caucus]

    10/11/2016 7:26:50 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    bible, The joshua Chronicles ^ | 10-11-16 | Holy Spirit, bible
    My Position(Plumb line) in your Life is about to take front seat and CENTER you in MY PERFECT WILL, for your hunger and thirst has been noticed by my Holy Angels observing you as a Mighty Warrior pushing through all resistance just to bring a drink of water to your King for I AM your ALL. So watch now as I open the Storehouses of Heaven for you for they can not be contained any longer as My blessings for you have overflowed the doors in such a manner they have burst open as the hinges of my mercies to...
  • Future asylum center damaged in deliberate act [Giffers, Switzerland]

    10/05/2016 11:15:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 05 Oct 2016 07:44 GMT+02:00
    Vandals have attacked a future federal asylum center in the canton of Fribourg, causing substantial water damage over seven floors. Police said the act of sabotage occurred over the weekend in the former boarding school in Giffers, Blick reported. The building was flooded after taps were turned on and sinks were damaged. The Guglera asylum center, which would house up to 250 rejected asylum seekers awaiting deportation, is due to open next year. …
  • Mark Jimenez released from US Federal prison (Clinton donor to be deported to Philippines)

    12/14/2005 3:10:24 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 247+ views
    ABS-CBN News (Manila) ^ | December 14, 2005
    Mark Jimenez released from US Federal prison Former Manila congressman Mark Jimenez has been released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania in the United States, ABS-CBN North America Bureau reported Wednesday. Public information officer Mike Furman confirmed that Jimenez was released by the Federal Correctional Institution in Allenwood, Pennsylvania on December 13, 8 a.m. (9 p.m. in Manila). Jimenez (also known as Mario Crespo) was immediately turned over to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), an agency under the Department of Homeland Security. He said Jimenez is now "a detainee in the custody of ICE." The ICE media...
  • People in Switzerland ‘fly too much’ says environment body

    10/01/2016 5:21:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 30 Sep 2016 11:00 GMT+02:00
    People in Switzerland travel by plane twice as much as their neighbors and should cut down on flights to help the environment, according to a spokesperson for the Switzerland-based World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Pierrette Rey was speaking at a summit of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada, where representatives of 191 countries gathered to agree an initiative aimed at controlling emissions and carbon offsetting in the airline industry. So far 63 countries have opted to join the plan, WWF said. But according to Rey, WWF fears the voluntary agreement won’t do enough to protect the environment and...
  • Brussels, Guns, and Switzerland

    09/22/2016 6:45:30 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 21 Sep, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    With the exception of the United States, Switzerland is the Western nation with the strongest tradition of gun rights. The Confoederatio Helvetica has survived for all these centuries by requiring universal military service, and by affirming the right of Swiss citizens to keep and bear arms. The European Union wants to change all that. Gun ownership as allowed in Switzerland runs contrary to EU laws on the prevention of terrorism. Although Switzerland is not a member state of the EU, it is a signatory of treaties that require it to “harmonize” its laws with those of the EU in certain...
  • Muslim Teens Lose Appeal, Must Shake Female Teacher’s Hand

    09/22/2016 1:12:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 22, 2016 | Jason Hopkins
    It is common practice in Swiss schools that students shake their teachers’ hands at the beginning and end of each day. Two Muslim teen brothers created an uproar in April when they refused, citing their religion, to shake the hands of their female teachers. At first, school officials attempted to reach a “compromise” with Amer Salhani and his older brother by allowing them to refuse to shake any teacher's hand – be it male or female. However, this decision was met with huge backlash in Switzerland and the international community. The decision to accommodate was eventually rescinded and now the...
  • Swiss stock exchange turns to Germany for EU access

    09/14/2016 11:43:49 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 4 replies
    ft.com ^ | September 12, 2016 | Laura Noonan
    Switzerland’s stock exchange has turned to Germany for a new bridge into the EU after concluding that its relationship with London would not suffice after Brexit.
  • Munitions go missing from recruit school (Aarau, Switzerland)

    09/12/2016 7:58:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 12 Sep 2016 16:17 GMT+02:00
    A military investigation is underway after several kilos of munitions were found to be missing from the infantry recruit school in Aarau. The Swiss defense ministry said a check on ammunition supplies last week had led to the discovery, according to newspaper reports. It said the investigation had begun last Friday and had so far produced no results. Army spokesman Daniel Reist could not say what type of explosives were affected. …
  • Swiss cantons sign up to fight gender pay gap

    09/11/2016 7:33:25 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 07 Sep 2016 12:07 GMT+02:00
    Ten cantons have signed a new charter vowing to combat salary inequality between men and women in Switzerland. Home affairs minister Alain Berset launched the salary equality charter on Tuesday to fight against discrimination in the workplace and promote the principle of equal pay for equal work. Representatives of ten cantons and 15 communes have signed the agreement, which concerns public administration bodies and companies engaged by the public sector. […] Despite equality being enshrined in Swiss law, women on average earn between 15 and 20 percent less than their male colleagues. …
  • US and Russia agree Syria peace plan

    09/09/2016 4:43:05 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 27 replies
    BBC News ^ | 9 September 2016·
    Russia and the US have agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria from sunset on 12 September after intensive talks in Geneva. Under the plan, the Syrian government will end combat missions in specified areas held by the opposition. Russia and the US will establish a joint centre to combat so-called Islamic State and al-Nusra fighters. The plan follows a day of talks between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov.
  • Swiss fear EU effort to tighten gun control could disarm law-abiding citizens

    09/02/2016 2:03:01 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 2, 2016 | Staff
    Swiss gun rights proponents fear a new European Union measure to tighten gun control could disarm thousands of law-abiding citizens, Reuters reports. The proposed gun restrictions which Switzerland, a non-EU member, would be obliged to implement under cross border agreements, has raised hackles among the Swiss, who resent intervention from Brussels, the news wire reported. It also comes at a time of increased tensions between Switzerland and the EU over Swiss efforts to curb immigration. Christopher Blocher, a leading voice of the Swiss right, told Reuters Switzerland should end its participation in the system of passport-free travel if the tighter...
  • Why no name for train attacker?

    08/25/2016 12:24:06 PM PDT · by MNDude · 13 replies
    The name of the person believed responsible for a deadly attack on train passengers in northeastern Switzerland has not been released. Here are the reasons why. So far, Swiss police have provided the age, gender and nationality of the attacker – a 27-year-old Swiss male. No further information has been released to the media. This is common practice in Swiss law enforcement, designed to protect the privacy of an individual and the person’s family. Is nationality relevant? Another sensitive question related to crime reporting involves the suspect’s nationality and ethnicity. In canton St Gallen, where Saturday’s train attack took place,...
  • There is no compromise in Jesus Kingdom[charismatic Caucus]

    08/24/2016 8:26:13 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    There is no compromise in My Kingdom for I AM THE WORD ETERNAL therefore I AM both Provider and the lover of your soul. I know the plans I have for you and there is no need for you to compromise with the evil one for he has already been judged by me as un-righteous therefore remain in My will and in My WORD for it is your rudder and key to open each door I have set before you and it is My Spirit that moves these doors as you declare My will in your life. So come and...
  • Germany tightens Swiss border controls: Swiss minister

    08/21/2016 1:51:58 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 11 replies
    reuters.com ^ | August 21, 2016 | reuters
    Germany has tightened border controls with southern neighbor Switzerland to choke off a flow of illegal immigrants, Swiss Finance Minister Ueli Maurer said, calling it evidence that Germany has withdrawn its welcome mat for migrants.
  • Chilling 'satanic human sacrifice' video spooks scientists working at (CERN) {tr}

    08/18/2016 8:06:57 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 120 replies
    Mirror ^ | 18 Aug 16 | Mirror Staff
    WARNING: Disturbing footage. A group of cloaked figures appear to gather in the courtyard before a woman in white enters and kneels on the ground VIDEO HERE This chilling mysterious video shows a group of 'researchers' at the CERN Large Hadron Collider staging a chilling 'satanic human sacrifice' ritual.A woman in white kneels in the middle of the group The footage shows a group of cloaked men gathering in a courtyard around a statue at the facility in Geneva, Switzerland. But CERN has declared that the video is fake, and claims that the ritual was simply researchers and scientists coming...
  • Woman and suspect die after Swiss train attack, two girls in serious condition (still no name)

    08/14/2016 10:33:51 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 54 replies
    One woman died and two girls were in serious condition a day after an attack on a Swiss train by a man armed with a knife and flammable fluid which also claimed the suspect's life, local police said on Sunday. The 34-year-old woman and the 27-year-old suspect died from their injuries on Sunday, St Gallen cantonal police said. Five people were stabbed or suffered burns during an attack by a Swiss man on a train nearing Salez station in St Gallen in northeast Switzerland.
  • Swiss train attack possibly crime of passion; terrorism 'far-fetched

    08/14/2016 7:02:58 AM PDT · by MNDude · 57 replies
    The police spokesman said authorities did not yet know the motive behind the attack that injured six on Saturday in the canton of St. Gallen, but did not thought terrorism unlikely. "A terrorism background still seems very, very far-fetched," the spokesman said.
  • Armed man injures six in Swiss train attack

    08/13/2016 10:25:22 AM PDT · by traumer · 32 replies
    A man set a train carriage in Switzerland on fire using a flammable liquid and stabbed passengers on Saturday, injuring six people, including a six-year-old child, police said. The man, a 27-year-old Swiss citizen, carried out the attack on a train travelling in Switzerland's far east, along its border with Liechtenstein, and was also injured, regional police in Saint Gallen said in a statement. Police said the attack had taken place at around 2:20pm (1220 GMT) near the Salez station on a train running between Buchs and Sennwald and that some of the injuries were serious. "According to the information...
  • Terror on Swiss train as passengers are attacked by man with 'fire and knife' leaving carriage cove

    08/13/2016 9:32:37 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 62 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | 8/13/16 | Sam Adams
    Full title .........Terror on Swiss train as passengers are attacked by man with 'fire and knife' leaving carriage covered in blood Swiss train passengers have reported been attacked by a man with 'fire and a knife' sparking fears of new terror attack. At least seven passengers were left seriously injured by the man who is believed to be 27-years-old. snip Swiss police and special forces have sealed off the train and the interior minister is believed to be holding a special meeting on how to deal with incident.
  • European and want a Gun? Be Swiss

    08/10/2016 6:57:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Swiss have always had a lot of guns and significant freedom.  Machiavelli noted it in "The Prince" in 1517: “Moreover, a Republic trusting to her own forces, is with greater difficulty than one which relies on foreign arms brought to yield obedience to a single citizen. Rome and Sparta remained for ages armed and free. The Swiss are at once the best armed and the freest people in the world.” The Swiss have remained one of the best armed countries in the world since then.  Many claim they escaped most of the ravages of WWII because of their...
  • European and want a Gun? Be Swiss

    08/06/2016 7:04:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Swiss have always had a lot of guns and significant freedom.  Machiavelli noted it in "The Prince" in 1517: “Moreover, a Republic trusting to her own forces, is with greater difficulty than one which relies on foreign arms brought to yield obedience to a single citizen. Rome and Sparta remained for ages armed and free. The Swiss are at once the best armed and the freest people in the world.” The Swiss have remained one of the best armed countries in the world since then.  Many claim they escaped most of the ravages of WWII because of their...
  • OBAMA ILLEGALLY AIRLIFTED $400 MILLION IN CASH TO IRAN IN UNMARKED PLANE

    08/04/2016 10:16:26 AM PDT · by george76 · 90 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 3, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Funding Iran directly funds terrorism because the Iranian regime is effectively a terror state. Back in the Senate, Obama fought against the classification of the Revolutionary Guard, a key Iranian political-military institution, as terrorists. He's remained consistent since then. 3. This is simply treason. Obama is aiding and abetting the murder of Americans. He's funding terrorism. He's funding Iran's wars in the region, which aside from Israel, include campaigns in Iraq and Syria that have dragged the United States in. The Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January...
  • Switzerland, land of peace, sees gun sales soar after terror attacks

    07/28/2016 1:48:47 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 10 replies
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  • French Muslim Threatens War against ISIS: Marseille Is Not Switzerland, We Will F*** Your Mothers..

    07/28/2016 9:46:41 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 35 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | 7/21/16
    <p>In a video recently posted on his YouTube channel, Mohamed Henni from Marseille cursed ISIS in response to threats against his city. "Apparently, the French government can't protect us French people... We have Kalashnikov and rocket launchers. We will fuck your mothers, you whores," he said. "Come to Marseille," he taunted. "You want war? That's what you'll get." The video went viral after being posted on YouTube on July 21 and triggered responses and threats from French ISIS operatives.</p>
  • The Swiss, Muslim Immigrants and Shaking Hands

    07/14/2016 9:52:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 7/14/2016 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    In the last few years, one country in Europe – Switzerland – has offered lessons in how to deal with Muslims that other Western countries might do well to emulate. For the Swiss have taken a tough line on those Muslims living in their country who have been unwilling to adapt to Swiss ways. Swiss authorities have been requiring Muslims to comply not just with Swiss laws, but with Swiss customs, and imposing stiff fines and other penalties for the failure to observe the country’s social norms. And that’s not all: they’ve banned the minaret, and may soon ban the...
  • Burka ban for Muslims enforced in Switzerland with fines of as much as £8,000 [Tessin canton]

    07/07/2016 12:55:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7 July 2016 6:30AM | (Our Foreign Staff)
    A new burka ban has been enforced in a Swiss canton, with two people already being fined for defying it. A Swiss woman, who has converted to Islam, and a French-Algerian businessman publicly opposed the ban in the city of Locarno in the canton of Tessin were both fined when the new rule came into effect last Friday. Anyone caught wearing a veil in the canton, which is Italian-speaking and predominantly Roman Catholic, can reportedly be fined up to €9,200 (£7,890). …
  • Swiss Do the Unthinkable: Deny Muslims Citizenship

    07/04/2016 6:13:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 63 replies
    informationliberation.com ^ | 7/1/2016 | Chris Menahan
    In a move which no doubt has American immigration officials baffled, the Swiss are denying citizenship to Muslim after Muslim for failing to integrate into their society.
  • Switzerland denies citizenship to Muslim immigrant girls who refused to swim with boys: report

    07/01/2016 4:39:48 AM PDT · by quesney · 29 replies
    The Swiss government recently rejected citizenship for two Muslim immigrant girls who refused to swim with boys in a coed class at school, USA Today said Tuesday, citing reports from Swiss media outlets. “The girls, whose names were not disclosed, said their religion prevents them from participating in compulsory swimming lessons with males in the pool at the same time,” USA Today reported. “Their naturalization application was rejected because the sisters did not comply with the school curriculum, Basel authorities said.” “In Switzerland, unlike in the United States and many other countries, integration into society is more important for naturalization...
  • Switzerland Readies Military In Preparation For A New Wave Of Migrants

    04/26/2016 1:59:01 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 20 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 23 April 2016 | Tyler Durden
    With the main route (reportedly shut down) being from Turkey to Greece, and up through the Balkans... But now, in response to Balkan countries closing down traditional migrant routes to Europe, Switzerland's military is taking steps to prepare for a potential new wave of immigrants in case it becomes part of a new route. As such, Switzerland has put together a formal emergency preparedness plan, which outlines three scenarios, one of which would call for military intervention.
  • Switzerland is the Ultimate Safe Haven for Liberty and Wealth

    02/28/2016 5:39:26 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 14 replies
    Acting Man ^ | 5/15/2015 | Claudio Grass
    Dangerous Freedom versus Peaceful Slavery I am often asked what we would do if, for example, the US were to come out with a confiscation order. My reply is: We would do nothing whatsoever! Why? Quite simply, because no one in Switzerland has the political power to execute such an order! Even if Swiss politicians were to support such a confiscation order, the Swiss people would likely have the final vote. I am confident that any such confiscation order wouldn’t have any chance to be supported by a majority in Switzerland, especially one concerning assets held outside the banking system...
  • Switzerland to vote on banning banks from creating money

    12/26/2015 2:38:13 PM PST · by Lorianne · 13 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 24 December 2015 | Mehreen Khan
    Switzerland will hold a referendum to decide whether to ban commercial banks from creating money. The Swiss federal government confirmed on Thursday that it would hold the plebiscite, after more than 110,000 people signed a petition calling for the central bank to be given sole power to create money in the financial system. The campaign - led by the Swiss Sovereign Money movement and known as the Vollgeld initiative - is designed to limit financial speculation by requiring private banks to hold 100pc reserves against their deposits. "Banks won’t be able to create money for themselves any more, they’ll only...
  • Geneva to get 'café fellatio' by end of year (Switzerland)

    06/23/2016 2:56:50 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    The Local ^ | 6-23-16 | The Local
    The idea for the sex café has been brewing for several months, Bradley Charvet of the Geneva firm Facegirl told Geneva’s Le Matin newspaper recently. Modelled on similar establishments in Thailand, the proposed Geneva café would add a new dimension to the sex trade in the city of the protestant reformer Calvin. Put simply, the business model would see men ordering a coffee and using an iPad to select a prostitute they want to perform oral sex on them. They would then sit at the bar.
  • You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come [Charismatic Caucus]

    06/21/2016 10:33:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come , Zion lays before you blessed daughters and sons, So now the "real awakening begins", Truly you ARE worthy free from all sins, Look you are dressed in righteousness for you wear my gown, I have bestowed on you and a clean turban as your crown, Your feet shine at the mention of My WORD, For Now they Know it IS the Path of Righteousness they have heard, Holy ! Holy ! Holy ! Is the sound, That you hear now echoing all around, Voices that sound like...
  • "Marxist Dream" Crushed - In Landslide Vote, Swiss Reject Proposal To Hand Out Free Money...

    06/05/2016 7:07:18 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 31 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | Jun 5, 2016 9:27 AM | Tyler Durden
    This weekend the Swiss population was called upon to make a historic decision, when Switzerland became the first country worldwide to put the idea of free money for everyone, technically known as Unconditional Basic Income (of CHF2,500 per month for every adult man and woman, and CHF625 for every child, for doing absolutely nothing) to a vote. As reported previously, the outcome of this referendum would set a strong precedent and establish a landmark in the evolution of the debate of handing out free money in a centrally-planned world. And as predicted, based on early vote projections it has been...
  • Now Switzerland WITHDRAWS its application to join the EU just a week before British vote

    06/17/2016 12:54:52 AM PDT · by Ken H · 60 replies
    Express UK ^ | June 16, 2016 | Charles Peat
    SWITZERLAND has withdrawn its application to join the European Union just a week before Britain votes on its own EU membership.
  • Alpine Tunnel Opened With Satanic Dance

    06/09/2016 8:20:29 AM PDT · by knarf · 30 replies
    wicki and youtube ^ | June 9, 2016 | knarf
    I got this in my FB page this morning and I researched itWe, in the United States are the only ones I know of that could launch a prayer attack against the true foes of Freedom, Liberty and humanity
  • Switzerland's voters rejects basic income plan

    06/05/2016 5:53:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    BBC News ^ | June 5, 2015
    There was little support among Swiss politicians for the idea and not a single parliamentary party came out in favour, but the proposal gathered more than 100,000 signatures and was therefore put to the vote under the Swiss popular initiative system. Critics of the measure said that disconnecting the link between work done and money earned would have been bad for society. But Che Wagner from the campaign group Basic Income Switzerland, argued before the vote that it would not be money for nothing. "In Switzerland over 50% of total work that is done is unpaid. It's care work, it's...