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  • 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?
  • Donald Trump's Successful Europe Trip Shows He's Truly Grown Into the Job

    06/08/2019 6:27:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Newsweek ^ | June 8, 2019 | Peter Roff
    In the main, the American media do not think highly of our current president. This matters. Whether they admit it or not, their personal views shape their reportage. They regard him as a pretender to the throne, an accidental occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue who has done more to discredit his office than most any of his predecessors. In their eyes, he's a bombastic boor and a bumbler whose reckless disregard for the dignity of his office has cheapened the nation in the eyes of the world. Not everyone holds that opinion. A goodly number of his supporters probably don't...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 6/2-Monday 6/3/2019

    06/03/2019 3:50:38 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/2/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Bring in Nigel Farage and be ready to leave the European Union without a deal. Those messages from President Trump on the eve of his state visit to the UK Sunday.... The President has arrived in the UK Monday for his visit.... Via Twitter Sunday night President Trump condemning Syrian and Russian attacks on Al Qaeda and Turkish-backed nationalists forces in northwestern Syria.... For the second night in a row an Israeli attack on Syria this time targeting the T-4 airbase not too far from where the fighting is going on in the northwestern part of the country.... The French...
  • The Last Longest Day

    06/02/2019 2:07:06 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 25 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 31 May 2019 | Richard Fernandez
    Emmanuel Macron will not attend the 75th anniversary of D-Day, "saying that French presidents only lead international D-Day ceremonies on round-number anniversaries such as the 60th or 70th. ... critics argue that he should make an exception this year as it is likely to be the last major D-Day anniversary while veterans are still alive." To Macron, who was born in 1977, D-Day must seem like ancient history. The French president is currently more interested in preserving his alliance with Berlin than in commemorating the reopening of the Second Front against Hitler a full three generations ago. It is probably...
  • Breaking News: France Yellow Vests Week 29 Police Tactics Object Of Protest

    06/01/2019 1:35:31 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/1/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The story of the French police under investigation for attacking Yellow Vests protesters over the last six months has been in the news this week. One officer being investigated for charging into a 73-year old protester in Nice on March 23rd told investigators that he is: "sincerely sorry" for what happened to the protester. But also noted that his charge into the protesters was: "lawfully ordered" Genevieve Legay suffered fractured ribs, a broken skull and was knocked unconscious for a brief time as a result of the officer's charge.......
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 5/30-Friday 5/31/2019

    05/31/2019 2:34:40 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/30/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    The suspect in last Friday's parcel bombing in Lyon, France has confessed to police that he pledged allegiance to the Islamic State..... A terrorist attack in the Old City of Jerusalem Friday morning...... Wikileaks expressing: "grave concern" about the health of its founder, Julian Assange, who's been transferred to the medical ward of a British prison..... Stymied by Congress and the courts in his efforts to control migration across the nation's southern border, President Trump announcing plans for tariffs on Mexico..... The governor of Louisiana, Democrat John Bel Edwards, signing Pro-Life legislation Thursday...... Pro-government sources in Syria say a cease-fire...
  • What Really Happened in European Elections (Greens did not explode; Socialists imploded.)

    05/28/2019 6:54:17 AM PDT · by dangus · 18 replies
    2019-05-28 | Dangus
    No, the Greens did not surge in popularity. There are two "Green" coalitions, the European United Left-Nordic Green Alliance (EUL) and the Green-European Free Alliance (EFA). The EUL is the successor to communist parties; the EFA includes several ethnic minority and regional interests and is considered Center-Left. The EFA gained 17 seats, and the EUL lost 13... so the Greens gained 4 seats in a legislature of 751 seats. So the big story isn't the minor net gain, but the net movement of Green from hard Left to center-left. The big story on the Left is the further collapse of...
  • No European election ever deflects the EU deep state one inch from its rigid course

    05/22/2019 1:01:51 PM PDT · by cornelis · 3 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 22 May 2019 | Ambrose Evans Pritchard
    The election [May 23] of 170 part-time dilettantes from the eurosceptic Left and Right might shake up French or Italian politics. It will change absolutely nothing in the governing structure of the EU. Trumpian ideologue Steve Bannon deems the European Parliament vote this week to be “one of the most important elections ever” but he has never tangled in earnest with Germano-European deep state. The EU’s permanent machinery will reassert iron control once the noise has subsided.
  • European elections: Italy STUNNED as Salvini wins majority and says a 'NEW Europe is born'

    05/27/2019 9:00:04 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 61 replies
    UK Express ^ | 06:40, Mon, May 27, 2019 | UPDATED: 14:06, Mon, May 27, 2019 | CLIVE HAMMOND
    MATTEO SALVINI's Lega Nord (League) Party has claimed a convincing European Parliament victory, in a shock result in Italy. The group has around 32 percent of the vote so far on the night, way ahead of the Democratic Party. Interior minister Matteo Salvini leads League, which came third in the 2018 general election. Following his victory, Mr Salvini said in Milan: “A new Europe is born. “I am proud that the League is participating in this new European renaissance.” He said previously: “As far as I'm concerned, if the League wins nothing changes in Italy, everything will change in Europe,...
  • UK’s Nigel Farage Demands A Seat At Brexit Talks

    05/27/2019 8:15:21 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    One America News Network ^ | May 27, 2019 | William James
    SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom’s European Parliament election, warning that he would turn British politics upside down if denied. Farage, a bombastic 55-year-old commodities broker-turned anti-establishment supremo, won by riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union. As May’s Conservative Party prepares to pick a new leader, Farage had a warning for the next prime minister: A say in the United Kingdom’s biggest decision since...
  • Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge...

    05/26/2019 6:33:09 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 26 May 2019 | Associated Press
    FULL TITLE: Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union's traditional center splintered in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades, with the far right and pro-environment Greens gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote. Turnout was at a two-decade high over the balloting across the 28 European Union countries. The elections were seen as a test of the influence of the nationalist, populist and hard-right movements that have swept the continent in recent years and impelled Britain to quit the EU altogether. Both...
  • e Pen Triumphs Over Macron in EU Election Exit Poll, Calls for Fresh National Elections

    05/26/2019 7:33:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 May 2019 | Chris Tomlinson
    Populist leader Marine Le Pen and her Rassemblement National (National Rally, or RN) have triumphed over sitting French president Emmanuel Macron in the European Parliament elections, according to exit polls. Ms Le Pen declared victory following exit polls showing the RN winning around 24 per cent of the vote, compared to Macron’s La Republique En Marche! (LREM) who, according to projections, has come in second with 22.5 percent of the vote, French newspaper Le Figaro reports. Declaring victory, the RN leader said, “The trust we have been given by the French in designating us as the first party in France...
  • Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote

    05/26/2019 12:03:48 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 66 replies
    One America News ^ | May 26, 2019 | Jan Strupczewski and Francesco Guarascio
    BRUSSELS (Rooters) – Marine Le Pen’s far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday. The defeat for the president was narrow amid a sharply increased turnout that was matched across the continent in what Brussels is portraying as a positive sign, in spite of gains for anti-EU groups.
  • EU’s Juncker says ‘stupid nationalists’ are ‘in love with their country’ & hate foreigners

    05/24/2019 8:26:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies ^ | 5/24/2019 | unknown
    Ahead of the EU elections, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has blasted “stupid nationalists,” who dare to “love their own counties” and dislike migrants. Juncker took to CNN on Wednesday to share his belief the nationalist politicians pose a distinct threat to European unity with their stance on migration. “These populist, nationalists, stupid nationalists, they are in love with their own countries,” he said, urging the EU to show “solidarity” with migrants instead. They don’t like those coming from far away, I like those coming from far away… we have to act in solidarity with those who are in a...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 5/24-Saturday 5/25/2019 Newsdump Edition

    05/25/2019 2:52:18 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/24/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    At the top of the Newsdump the deployment of 1,500 more members of the US military to the Middle East. President Trump describes the deployment as: "relatively small"..... 13 injured after a suspected package bomb was detonated in Lyon, France.... The Yellow Vests march in Paris and other French cities Saturday.... President Trump declaring in essence a national emergency to sell eight billion dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia.... President Trump headed to a financially powerful nation like Saudi Arabia for a state visit.... In spite of her tearful resignation announcement in front of Number 10 Downing Street Friday,...
  • Breaking News: France Yellow Vests Week 28 On A Very Political Weekend

    05/25/2019 1:37:21 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/24/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    24 hours before France goes to the polls in the European Parliament elections the Yellow Vests will again take to the streets of France. The numbers are down. Both the government and the Yellow Vests "The Yellow Number" agree but their statistics are vastly different. 15,500 if you believe the government's version of Week 27 but 42128 at 274 locations according to the Yellow Vests number. What the numbers will be this week remains to be seen. On the political front National Rally leader Marine Le Pen appealed for Yellow Vests support during the past week......
  • Seven hurt in suspected package bomb blast in centre of Lyon

    05/24/2019 9:53:32 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 28 replies
    AFP ^ | 05/24/2019
    At least seven people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon, southeast France, which President Emmanuel Macron described as an "attack."
  • Former FEC Chair: First Amendment Responsible For More ‘Violent Hate Crimes’ Than Terrorism

    05/23/2019 9:14:13 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/23/2019 | Rudy Takala
    "A libertarian interpretation” of the First Amendment is responsible for more “violent hate crime” in the United States than terrorism, a former Federal Election Commission chair claimed Thursday. “The libertarian interpretation of the 1st Amendment has permitted a huge spike in violent hate crimes in the US – many more than foreign attacks,” former FEC Chair Ann Ravel wrote on Twitter. el linked to a story noting a statistic from the left-leaning Anti-Defamation League, which found that 78% of the 50 U.S. murders related to extremism in 2018 were carried out by white supremacists. The story also noted the FBI...
  • Ministers expect Theresa May to reveal No 10 departure date on Friday

    05/23/2019 10:54:04 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies ^ | May 24, 2019 | BBC
    Theresa May is expected to announce the date of her departure from Downing Street on Friday morning, senior cabinet ministers have told the BBC. Sources say they expect the PM to give a timetable for her successor to be chosen, with 10 June likely to be the start of the official leadership race. Mrs May is due to meet the chairman of Tory backbenchers on Friday. She has been under pressure to resign, after a backlash by her own MPs against her latest Brexit plan.
  • Macron Says Nationalists Pose ‘Existential Risk’ to EU, Poll Puts Le Pen Party on Course(T)

    05/22/2019 11:22:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 5/22/2019 | VICTORIA FRIEDMAN
    President Emmanuel Macron has urged the French to vote for pro-EU parties in Sunday’s European Parliament election to stave off the threat of “nationalists.” The leader of the globalist-progressive La République En Marche (LREM/Republic on the Move) claimed that despite being the president, who should remain above the fray of national elections, he had to intervene because of the role he plays in bringing forth the “new stage of the European Project.” “I cannot be a spectator, but an actor in this European election which is the most important since 1979 [when the first European Parliament elections were held] because...