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  • Macron loses parliamentary majority as far-left, far-right soar

    06/20/2022 3:33:03 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/6/22 | David Rosenberg
    French President Emmanuel Macron’s party lost its parliamentary majority Sunday, as factions to his left and right both made significant gains. France held the second round of voting for its legislative elections Sunday, nearly two months after voters reelected Macron in April. Macron, who defeated National Rally candidate Marine Le Pen in a rematch of the 2017 election, won a comfortable 17-point victory – but fell short of the 32-point landslide he enjoyed five years earlier. In her concession speech, Le Pen claimed that her improved showing in the 2022 election marked a victory for the French nationalist movement, and...
  • VIDEO: World's Worst Wig Keeps You From Hearing Wearer

    06/16/2022 6:47:07 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 16, 2022 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOIt has to be the world's worst wig. It is worn by 72 year old British MP Michael Fabricant. The wig is so horrible that it just sucks in all your attention to the extent that you can't even hear anything Fabricant is saying. Try it. In these video clips all your attention is sucked in by his wig and whatever Fabricant is saying is completely ignored. The DayGlo wig just outshines all reality surrounding it. In fact, that attention stealing wig is so powerful that it even draws all your attention when Fabricant rides a bicycle naked.p.s. Did Fabricant...
  • Canada’s Parliament votes to call Putin’s war a ‘genocide

    04/27/2022 5:27:24 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/27/2022 | Lexi Lonas
    The Canadian House of Commons declared Russia’s actions in Ukraine a “genocide” on Wednesday, listing alleged crimes including killing civilians, descreating bodies, kidnapping children, torture and rape. The lawmakers unanimously approved the measure, which said there is “ample evidence of systematic and massive war crimes and crimes against humanity being committed against the people of Ukraine.”
  • Which words are banned in the House of Commons?

    04/20/2022 9:18:53 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 7 replies
    Metro UK ^ | April 20 | Surena Chande
    With a lawbreaking Prime Minister, soaring living costs and news of the Rwanda asylum plan, MPs have struggled to keep their cool in the House of Commons. On Tuesday, 19 April, 2022, amid the cost of living crisis devastating the lives of her constituents, Zarah Sultana addressed Ministers about tax loopholes and tax havens. She said: ‘They’re laughing in our faces while robbing the public purse.
  • Zelensky Quotes Shakespeare, Churchill in Plea to UK Parliament to Protect ‘Ukrainian Skies’

    03/08/2022 11:50:16 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/08/2022 | Oliver JJ. Lane
    Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky quoted William Shakespeare and Winston Churchill in an emotional address to both houses of the United Kingdom Parliament which ultimately appealed to British “greatness” to make sure “Ukrainian skies are safe” and to categorise Russia as a “terrorist state”. The Houses of Commons and Lords received an extraordinary address by the Ukrainian President on Tuesday afternoon, a short speech that expressed the Ukrainian experience of the renewed Russian invasion day-by-day for the past fortnight, and which also appealed to the United Kingdom to take further action.
  • Motion to extend Emergencies Act approved in House of Commons

    02/22/2022 4:32:59 AM PST · by marktwain · 56 replies ^ | February 21, 2022 | Catherine Lévesque
    OTTAWA — The House of Commons on Monday night approved the extraordinary and temporary measures in the Emergencies Act, heeding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s warning that the “state of emergency is not over,” even though police ended a three-week occupation in Ottawa and reopened border points to the U.S. The motion to confirm the declaration of emergency passed 185-151, with the New Democrats voting in favour alongside the minority Liberal government. The Conservatives and the Bloc Québécois opposed it. The vote to approve the measures will keep them in place until mid-March at the latest and the Senate must also...
  • Emergencies Act - Parliament Is Suspended Trudeau

    02/19/2022 5:05:45 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 140 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/18/22 | Marcel Irnie
    Andrew Scheer - Parliament is suspended! Before MPs even finish debating Trudeau’s massive power grab, the House of Commons gets shut down.
  • Watch How Much The Speaker Of The House Starts To Squirm When Klaus Schwab Is Mentioned

    02/19/2022 3:03:07 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Twitter ^ | 02/19/22 | Simon
    Watch how much the speaker of the house starts to squirm when Klaus Schwab is mentioned.Then they cut him off, citing bad audio.They don't want this seen, so naturally, we should share it far and wide.
  • Watch — Justin Trudeau Under Fire: Faces Second Day of Insults, Heckles in Canadian Parliament

    02/10/2022 10:02:29 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/10/2022 | Francis martel
    Leftist Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau endured a second day of intense heckling, insults, and accusations of prioritizing his political power over the health of citizens on Wednesday in a heated session of Parliament. Trudeau is currently under fire from both the left and right for his handling of the ongoing “Freedom Convoy” protests, which have made their biggest impact in the national capital, Ottawa, but have surfaced in multiple major cities and American border crossings. As of Thursday, truckers are blocking the largest crossing between the two countries – Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario – and have...
  • Trudeau 'walks out' of Parliament....(Cupcake leaves without listening)

    02/09/2022 7:58:34 PM PST · by caww · 73 replies
    You tube ^ | 2/9/2022 | John Barlow MP
    Trudeau walked out of Parliament during during questions yesterday... Canadians are standing up right now, grabbing this moment in our history, because they know there is something fundamentally wrong when a Prime Minister refuses to listen. Video
  • Truckers For Freedom Livestream 2/8/22 Press Conference

    02/08/2022 4:54:21 PM PST · by Norski · 8 replies
    CD Media by Rumble ^ | February 8, 2022 | CD Media
    Significant press release with Ex-RCMP officer and Ex-RCMP anti-terrorism expert and acknowledged expert witness, ex-intelligent agent and political scientist. (Thomas Quiggin) From the anti-terriorsm expert on the vid: “. . . The only people ADVOCATING violence so far in this whole mess have been the Prime Minister, the Mayor, the leader of the MVP Party, people like Councilor Dean, and a few others. . . folks like them, and Chief Stoly”. (Dean is a city councillor and Chief Stoly is Chief of Police Ottawa)
  • VIDEO: Support For Freedom Convoy by Candice Bergin - New Conservative Leader | Ottawa 🇨🇦 Parliament

    02/04/2022 1:00:45 PM PST · by · 10 replies ^ | 2-3-2022 | Candice Bergin
    The Conservative Party of Canada has named Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen as its interim leader. The announcement came Wednesday evening after a vote by caucus members. The Conservative Party ousted Erin O'Toole as its leader earlier in the day following a secret ballot vote in a caucus meeting. Bergen is among a growing number of Conservatives allying themselves with the protesters – a position that politicians across the political spectrum have criticized. The protesters want governments to end all pandemic restrictions and vaccination and mask mandates. On Thursday, organizers again said they won’t leave until their demands are met, which...
  • Canadian Parliament Debate About Truckers

    02/01/2022 8:48:20 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | 02/01/22
    Now this is a fun and lively exchange of words in the Canadian Parliment today.
  • Must-see video: In the Dutch Parliament, speaking truth to power

    01/17/2022 7:43:29 PM PST · by ChildOfThe60s · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/16/22 | Andrea Widburg
    As with other European Union countries, the Dutch government has been reveling in the power COVID bestowed on it. In response, the Netherlands has seen huge and violent protests against those draconian strictures. I’m betting that some of those protesters were among the people who voted for Gideon van Meijeren, a young man newly elected to the Dutch Parliament. This young man, during his first appearance on the floor, managed in just two minutes to completely humiliate Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Watching the video will make your day.
  • MI5 warning over 'Chinese agent' in Parliament

    01/13/2022 3:36:37 PM PST · by nuconvert · 25 replies
    BBC ^ | 1-13-22
    MI5 has issued a rare warning that an alleged Chinese agent has infiltrated Parliament to interfere in UK politics. An alert from the security service said Christine Ching Kui Lee "established links" for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) with current and aspiring MPs. She then gave donations to politicians, with funding coming from foreign nationals in China and Hong Kong. It comes after a "significant, long-running" investigation by MI5, Whitehall sources told the BBC. One of the MPs funded by Ms Lee was Labour's Barry Gardiner, who received over £420,000 from her in five years - but he said he...
  • Jack Dromey: Labour Shadow Minister and Birmingham Erdington MP Dies Suddenly Aged 73

    01/10/2022 1:36:36 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Sky News ^ | Friday 7 January 2022
    Labour shadow minister Jack Dromey has died at the age of 73, his family have announced. Husband of fellow Labour MP Harriet Harman, with whom he had three children, Mr Dromey was a former deputy general secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union and had been Labour Party treasurer. He was elected to parliament in May 2010, representing Birmingham Erdington, and contributed to a Westminster Hall debate on Thursday. He was also shadow minister for immigration. His family said in a statement: "Jack Dromey MP died suddenly this morning aged 73 in his flat in Erdington. He was a...

    01/08/2022 9:26:36 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    UltimateClassicRock ^ | January 7, 2022 | Allison Rapp
    Calvin Simon, best known for his work as a vocalist with George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic, has died at the age of 79. "Rest in peace to my P-Funk brother Mr. Calvin Simon," Clinton wrote in a post to Facebook. "Fly on Calvin!" “We lost another original member of Parliament/Funkadelic,” added bassist Bootsy Collins in a message of his own, remembering Simon as a “friend, bandmate & a cool classic guy.” Born in Beckley, W.V., Simon grew up singing in his church's choir. When he was a teenager, he moved to New Jersey, where he got involved with a local harmony group...
  • South Africa parliament fire: Roof collapses, significant damage throughout complex

    01/02/2022 9:59:43 AM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | 1-2-21 | Ally Barnard and Jennifer Hauser
    Alarge fire tore through South Africa's parliament in Cape Town on Sunday, causing the roof of one building to collapse and gutting the chamber of the National Assembly. Images from the scene showed flames shooting out of the top of one building, sending plumes of thick black smoke into the sky above parliament and into neighboring streets. Dozens of firefighters were at the scene battling the blaze, which broke out on Sunday morning and was still not under control by the afternoon. No injuries or fatalities have been reported. "The entire parliamentary complex is severely damaged, waterlogged and smoke damaged,"...
  • Romanian crowd tries to storm parliament in protest at COVID-19 pass

    12/21/2021 2:09:45 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/21/2021
    Romanian protesters tried to force their way into parliament on Tuesday, blocking traffic and vandalising some cars in the capital Bucharest in an attempt to prevent lawmakers from making a COVID-19 health pass mandatory for workers. While the ruling coalition of centrists and leftists is currently negotiating the terms of a health pass mandate, no such bill is on parliament's legislative agenda at the moment. An estimated 2,000-2,500 people from across the country gathered outside parliament in the morning waving Romanian flags and chanting "Freedom..." In October, Romanian senators narrowly rejected a bill requiring medical staff, public sector workers and...
  • British Parliament Unloads On Biden: ‘Biden May Have Condemned The World To Chinese Domination In Future’

    08/21/2021 4:29:51 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 58 replies ^ | August 21, 2021 | Staff
    Numerous members of the British Parliament slammed President Joe Biden this week in response to the catastrophe the president created in Afghanistan with his disastrous pullout and handling of the situation. The remarks came on Wednesday from members in the House of Lords, which is one of the two chambers in the British Parliament. Members blamed Biden for the situation and shamed him for trying to cast blame on others, including the Afghan military. Many of the members said that America’s image was seriously damaged around the world and the West could suffer greatly in the years to come because...