Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Macron Vs Salvini: Two Leaders Face Off Over EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement jockeyed for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent Monday after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle.

The four days of balloting that drew to a close Sunday across the European Union’s 28 countries ended the domination of the main center-right and center-left parties in Parliament and established the anti-EU forces on the right and the environmentalists on the left as forces to be reckoned with.

Voters delivered the highest turnout in 20 years, rejecting mainstream politics in France, Germany, Britain and Italy. The results could make the business of governing Europe even trickier, leaving the Parliament deadlocked over key issues to come, including immigration, a major trade agreement with the United States, global warming, regulation of the tech industry and, of course, Brexit.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Far-Right & Pro-Green Parties Win EU Elections

Far-right and pro-Green parties win across Europe in historic vote: Like bookmakers predicted, the Brexit Party battered Conservatives and Labour in the UK European elections. But it wasn’t just Britain who saw a coming-of-age moment for the eurosceptic far-right movement in the European elections results 2019.

The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and environmental activist left in last night’s polarised EU elections. The continent-wide poll will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances.

Right now, the main issue uniting those occupying Europe’s centre ground is their refusal to work with far-right groups whose ranks are made up of nationalist parties led by the likes of Matteo Salvini, who has been likened to Donald Trump for his far-right views, in Italy and Marine Le Pen, who faced controversy after saying Nazis were ‘humane’, in France.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

US Navy Gone Mad: No Urinals On New Carriers

No urinals on the new Navy aircraft carrier: The new aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford has all sorts of high-tech gear equipped for 21st century naval warfare. But there is one thing that male sailors will notice is no longer available: Urinals.

For the first time, every bathroom on the Ford — known throughout military circles as a head — is designed to be “gender-neutral,” meaning all of the urinals have been replaced with flush toilets and stalls, Navy officials say.

The vast majority of the 5,000-plus sailors who will deploy aboard the carrier Ford are men, as women account for only about 18 percent of sailors in the Navy. Bathroom design experts say water closets with seated toilets are less sanitary and take up far more space than wall-mounted urinals.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Modi’s Ruling BJP Re-elected By Landslide Victory

India general election 2019: What happened? Results for India's general election released on 23 May saw a landslide victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which increased its huge parliamentary majority.

Narendra Modi and his ruling BJP have swept back to power. The party won 303 seats in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's parliament, bettering the 282 seats they won in 2014 - a performance that not many thought was possible.

A party needs to win 272 seats for a majority in parliament. The BJP's victory in 2014 was the first time in three decades that a party had been able to win that number of seats on its own. Rahul Gandhi's opposition Indian National Congress (INC) and its allies, who only won 54 seats the last time, put up a stronger fight this time but were unable to make any meaningful gains.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Socialist Bitch AOC Doesn’t Know Weather From Climate

Meteorologist takes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task about climate change message: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, DC, and tried to connect the event to climate change — prompting a meteorologist to call her out for not knowing “the difference between weather and climate.”

The freshman New York lawmaker shared a video on Instagram that showed heavy rains drenching the region and prompted a rare tornado warning inside the Beltway, Fox News reported. “There’s people stuck outside. We need to get them out,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “This is crazy.”

The Green New Deal champion then shared a story published by PBS in March that questioned whether climate change made tornadoes worse and put emphasis on a quote from the report. “Rather than lie squarely in the Great Plains, America’s tornadoes appear to be sliding into the Midwest and Southeast,” the report said.

Cardinals Rebelling Against Socialist Pope Francis

Vatican Cardinal Warns: “West WIll Disappear” Because of Mass Migration, “Islam will invade the world”. Vatican Cardinal Robert Sarah warns that the “west will disappear” as a result of mass migration, adding that “Islam will invade the world” and “completely change culture, anthropology, and moral vision.”

Sarah’s new book, Evening Draws Near and the Day is Nearly Over, is causing controversy in Europe because it explicitly identifies Muslim migration as a harbinger of the continent’s collapse.

“If the West continues in this fatal way, there is a great risk that, due to a lack of birth, it will disappear, invaded by foreigners, just as Rome has been invaded by barbarians,” said Sarah, adding, “My country is predominantly Muslim. I think I know what reality I’m talking about.”

The Cardinal also blamed the European Union for its “desire to globalize the world, ridding it of nations with their distinctive characteristics,” labeling the move “sheer madness”. “The Brussels Commission thinks only about building a free market in the service of the great financial powers,” he continued. “The European Union no longer protects the peoples within it. It protects the banks.”

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Immigration Curbs Key To Conservative Win In Australia

"Turning Back The Muslim Boats" policy is working for Aus.
Immigration Curbs Key to Conservative Victory in Australia and a Lesson for Trump: Electoral events have a way of keeping mainstream political observers humble, especially when the larger message is the strength of conservative nationalism.

A case in point is the recent Australian election, in which the Liberal Party (in American terms, a conservative party) won a victory over the left-leaning Labor Party.  Some of the MSM outlets that couldn’t hide their surprise included the New York Times: “Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win”; the BBC: “Morrison celebrates ‘Miracle’ win”; and CNN: “Labor loses ‘unlosable’ election.”

In the run-up to the May 18 balloting, the conventional wisdom held that Aussie voters were weary of the constant infighting in the incumbent party—Morrison is the third right-of-center prime minister in the last six years—even as minor parties, yet further to the right, have proliferated.  All that confusion was a formula, the pundits said, for a left-wing comeback.

Scott Morrison Won With Put-Australians-First Policy

A decent family-man and devout Christian, our ScoMo the PM
SYDNEY—Scott Morrison has been re-elected May 18 as Australia’s Prime Minister, securing another three-year team for the Liberal-National coalition following an intense five-week campaign in Australia’s federal election. In a victory speech, Morrison said that it was a victory for all the “quiet Australians,” and promised that the government will put Australians first.

The centre-right coalition is edging closer to the 76 seats it needs to have a majority in the parliament. The coalition sits at 74 seats, with the centre-left Labor party on 66, as the counting ended in the late hours of Saturday, May 18.

The results upended pre-election polls which predicted a Labor victory, though it is unclear whether the coalition can govern with an outright majority or will need to negotiate support from independents. The final result may not be known for some time.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Socialists Ganging Up With Islamists To Bring Down US

Bernie Sanders continues with Obama’s Fundamental Transformation of America: The Socialists and Islamists have OFFICIALLY ganged up against America in the prelude to the 2020 presidential election. Faiz Shakir is Bernie Sanders’ new campaign.

The not so long ago suspected nightmare of Socialists and Islamists working in tandem against the American people is now a reality unfolding before our very eyes that can no longer be written off as just another conspiracy theory.

Crickets followed Glenn Beck’s announcement on his radio show yesterday that “Faiz Shakir is Bernie Sanders’ new campaign manager. “Socialists and Islamists are working together for the destruction of the Free Market in the West and Israel,” Beck said. “That’s exactly what I laid out in the last chalkboard I laid out on Fox for the last year.”

“On February 21, 2019, Sanders’ campaign announced its national campaign co-chairs: Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen, Rep. Ro Khanna, Our Revolution President Nina Turner, and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. California Rep. Ro Khanna was the first Justice Democrat in Congress.  New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came much later.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Trump Challenging Activist Judges At Supreme Court

Trump Administration to Challenge Authority of Judges to Issue Nationwide Injuctions: The Trump administration is looking for opportunities to have the Supreme Court clarify whether district court judges have the authority to issue nationwide injunctions, according to Vice President Mike Pence.

Pence made the announcement in a May 8 speech to the conservative Federalist Society, telling the audience that President Donald Trump’s administration has faced “unprecedented” obstruction from district court judges.

“The Supreme Court of the United States must clarify that the district judges can decide no more than the cases before them. And it’s imperative that we restore the historic tradition that district judges do not set policy for the whole nation,” Pence said.

“In the days ahead, our administration will seek opportunities to put this very question before the Supreme Court to ensure the decisions affecting every American are made either by those elected to represent the American people or by the highest court in the land,” he added.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

War With Iran: US Military Build-Up In Middle East

US Carrier Abraham Lincoln heading for Iran.
Target Iran: U.S. building massive deterrent force in Middle East with carrier, missiles, bombers. Apparently, the intelligence the Trump administration either gathered on its own or received via Israel regarding Iran’s intent to strike American interests in the Middle East in response to new sanctions was pretty solid.

That would explain the shifting of a tremendous amount of military assets and firepower to the region that is currently underway. As Reuters reports, the Trump administration is warning American merchant ships of Iran’s possible intentions as well, even as a top cleric in Tehran threatened the U.S. fleet.

Iran could target U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers, the U.S. Maritime Administration said on Friday, as a senior Iranian cleric said a U.S. Navy fleet could be “destroyed with one missile.” In the latest tense exchange between Tehran and Washington, Iran’s hardline Revolutionary Guards separately said Iran would not negotiate with the United States, a stance that seemed partly aimed at discouraging Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his moderate allies from taking up a U.S. offer of talks.

Friday, May 10, 2019

25% Tariffs: US-China Trade Deficit Narrowing Fast

U.S. Hikes Tariffs on China to 25 Percent as Trade Deficit Narrows, Negotiations Continue: On Friday, the U.S. hiked tariffs on China from 10 percent to 25 percent, a sharp increase worth more than $200 billion amid ongoing trade negotiations. At 9:00 AM EST, the world’s largest and second largest economies will resume talks.

“Talks with China continue in a very congenial manner – there is absolutely no need to rush – as Tariffs are NOW being paid to the United States by China of 25% on 250 Billion Dollars worth of goods & products,” President Trump tweeted early Friday morning. “These massive payments go directly to the Treasury of the U.S.”

The Chinese vowed to retaliate. “China deeply regrets that it will have to take necessary countermeasures,” China’s Ministry of Commerce said in a statement. While Wall Street and D.C. have largely opposed President Donald Trump’s tariff strategy, it is clearly working to reduce the trade gap between the two nations.

Pelosi Let Anti-Israel Moderate Imam Open US Congress

Israel-bashing Imam delivers opening prayer at House of Representatives: Popular American Imam Omar Suleiman, known for his Israel-bashing antics, gave the Ramadan invocation at the opening of Thursday’s House of Representatives session.

Suleiman is the founder and president of the Irving, Texas-based Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. He was invited to give Thursday's invocation by US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), a Yaqeen Institute statement said. But back in 2014, Suleiman made a comment on social media alluding to the antisemitic idea that Israel controls American foreign policy, claiming that it is the 51st state.

“We pray for peace, not war," he said. "Love not hate. Benevolence, not greed. Unity, not division. And we commit ourselves to not betraying our prayers with actions that contradict them. Let us be for truth, no matter who, or for is against it." But Imam Suleiman has made several vehemently anti-Israel comments and also seemed to side with Hamas in an August 2014 Facebook post.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Pig Ebola In China: Global Pork Prices Are Skyrocketing

Pig ‘Ebola’ Virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain: African swine fever in China will impact global food supply and the Virus will move markets, may influence geopolitics.  

What started with a few dozen dead pigs in northeastern China is sending shock waves through the global food chain. Last August, a farm with fewer than 400 hogs on the outskirts of Shenyang was found to harbor African swine fever, the first ever occurrence of the contagious viral disease in the country with half the world’s pigs.

Forty-seven head had died, triggering emergency measures including mass culling and a blockade to stop the transportation of livestock. Within days, a government notice proclaimed the outbreak “effectively controlled.”

Sunday, May 5, 2019

North Koreans Are Horribly Starving: Rations Cut

Fat Kim's nuke-spendings are starving children to near death.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday.

Official rations are down to 300 grammes - under 11 ounces - per person per day, the lowest ever for this time of year, the U.N. said following a food security assessment it carried out at Pyongyang’s request from March 29 to April 12.

It found that 10.1 million people were suffering from severe food insecurity, “meaning they do not have enough food till the next harvest,” U.N. World Food Program spokesman Herve Verhoosel said. North Korea’s population is around 25.2 million, according to its Central Bureau of Statistics, the report said.

AG William Barr Is So Dangerous ….. To Democrats

WASHINGTON.  Attorney General William Barr is apparently a very dangerous man. That’s because Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee spent an inordinate amount of time last Wednesday accusing Barr of dishonesty, corruption, and all-around hackery.

Predictably, committee member Sen. Mazie Hirono spoke up for her fellow Democrats and their toadies among the fake-news media. “You lied… Being attorney general of the United States is a sacred trust. You have betrayed that trust, America deserves better. You should resign.”

Subsequently, Democrats accused Barr of mischaracterizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report as an exoneration of President Trump from the charge he was a double agent for Vladimir Putin’s Russia and tried to obstruct the investigation into the same. But this, as we all know, is exactly what Mueller in fact did. That is why he did not recommend indicting the president or members of his family. 

Friday, May 3, 2019

Why ISIS & Al-Qaida Will Lose Their War Of Attrition

The Islamic State may be on the ropes, but is certainly not defeated. In an exceedingly rare video that came to light this week, its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, shows his face and renews his call for jihad against the terrorist group's adversaries by calling for, among other efforts, a "battle of attrition."

This is a classic insurgent strategy of bleeding a better-resourced adversary using a blend of regular and irregular forces to harass and degrade. Over time, the theory goes, the enemy becomes exhausted, frustrated, and loses the will to fight.

It's "winning by not losing" or "the war of the flea." George Washington employed this strategy to varying degrees; Mao Zedong and others codified it; Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap deployed it against U.S. forces in Vietnam. Today, the Taliban use it against allied forces in Afghanistan. But the Islamic State's and al-Qaida's strategy is likely doomed to fail. Why? Because the U.S. has shown itself willing to expend essentially infinite resources on warring with these terrorist groups.

Muslim Gays Are Fleeing The Stoning Brunei

Brunei's LGBT community flees 'inhumane' new stoning laws: When the tiny, oil-rich kingdom of Brunei first announced in 2013 that it would adopt strict Islamic laws, including death by stoning for gay sex, many in the country's LGBT community considered fleeing.

But some stayed on, hoping that the law, which is set to be formally enacted on April 3, would never come to pass. "It's really scary," says Khairul, a young gay man in Brunei who spoke to CNN over the phone. He and others interviewed by CNN for this story asked that their real identities to be hidden over concerns for their safety and that of their families.

"I thought I would not be accepted. (I thought) I would be outcast by my family, (I thought) I would be sent to religious counseling, to help me change," Khairul says. "But, it was worse than I thought, because of the stoning. It made me feel that if that comes to reality, I might as well just leave," he adds. "(The laws are) inhumane. It's a very aggressive punishment. It's not something that a human should suffer ... just because of being a homosexual."

Thursday, May 2, 2019

China Funding Corrupt Joe Biden’s Family Business

Bidens squeezed billions of dollars out of China & Ukaraine.
On Sunday, Fox News Channel’s Steve Hilton reported on Peter Schweizer’s investigation of former vice president Joe Biden’s family’s business dealings with China’s government, concluding that Biden was “compromised by a foreign power and unfit to be president.”

Hunter Biden — Biden’s second son —  secured $1 billion in financing  from the Bank of China — an arm of the Chinese government — for a private equity firm founded by himself and Christopher Heinz, the stepson of former Secretary of State John Kerry. That private equity firm was named Bohai-Harvest RST (BHR).

Joe Biden “is the very definition of a corrupt insider,” said Hilton, rejecting left-wing and partisan Democrat marketing of Joe Biden as “a man of the working people.” He profiled Biden in a segment entitled, “Swamp Watch.”