Posts Tagged ‘ European Union ’

East is East

  Although the Turkish riots in Rotterdam-and despite media portrayals of poor, victimized Muslims, that’s precisely what they were-were intended to help Recep Tayyip Erdoğan consolidate power within Turkey, they have had a corollary effect. Namely, serving as the best single advertisement for Geert Wilders becoming the next Prime Minister of The Netherlands. Can...
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The Demise Of The European Project

With Marine Le Pen’s formal declaration, it’s fitting that we reflect upon how Europe arrived at this point.
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The Fight For The West

The Fight For The West

Two recent articles are worth reading in light of the conviction of Geert Wilders for voicing uncomfortable truths. One is an interview with the EU ambassador to the United States, David O’Sullivan. It’s worth noting his final answer, which unequivocally rejects the idea that another member state will sever ties with the European Union-despite...
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Europe Votes

Europe Votes

Update: Kraut and Tea explains how Austria got here, and offers another possible explanation for Hofer’s loss.  Renzi resigns.  Landslide rejection. You can view the live results here.  Exit polls, for what they’re worth, suggest the Italian constitutional referendum is headed towards defeat.  In a depressing sign for the future, women voted for the...
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The Free Thought Project

  Today sees an extremely important referendum take place in Hungary, one of several nations in the Central European bloc committed to maintaining its traditional European character. Earlier this year, Brenda Walker wrote a fantastic summary of what’s at stake in this vote, including in her piece a transcript of the speech Prime Minister...
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Rise Of The Proles

  Say what you will about Donald Trump, it’s hard to conceive of any other Republican candidate whose surrogates include the greatest conservative Brit since Maggie Thatcher.
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Leading From Behind

I have some thoughts on the Republican ticket, one of them slightly unconventional, but will save them for another day. It’s worthwhile spending a post on what’s occurring in the UK, which has important implications for the West going forward. Peter Hitchens sums up the surreal political dynamics at work within post-Brexit Great Britain....
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Savage Truths

Update: Brilliant. Simply brilliant.  For me, Nigel Farage, as well as tens of millions of people throughout the world, EU tears are a thing of beauty. Something to be relished. The European Project has failed and there’s absolutely nothing the army of myopic Eurocrats in Brussels can do to nullify that reality, although they...
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Raise The Union Jack

Raise The Union Jack

It’s difficult to keep track of developments on the Brexit front, as news seems to be breaking nearly every minute. However, I’d like to provide you with some of the more useful observations about what has occurred in the UK and across the globe since Thursday. One of the most important questions, of course,...
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Cheers

But not London, evidently.
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