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Ukraine on the Brink

February 23, 2014

It was hard to ignore all the craziness coming out of Ukraine this week — the violent protests and police crackdown, the President fleeing, the parliament transferring presidential authority, the East/West showdown renewed, talk of the final battle of the Cold War. Phew!  When revolutions happen, events move fast.  The key concern for national leaders [...]

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Farage: “This European Union is the New Communism”

April 22, 2013

The EU is a clear political expression of a civilization’s decay as its ruling class plays its last few cards before some kind of end.  Nigel Farage, an MEP from the UK who belongs to the UK Independence Party (UKIP) back home, spoke truth to power about the EU’s actions regarding the troubles in Cyprus, [...]

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Cyprus Takes More Deposits, But From Fewer People So Now It’s Okay or Something

March 25, 2013

A few days ago, it looked Cyprus was about to raid the nation’s bank accounts in order to get a bailout from the European Union.  But because people saw how unfair it was to steal from people just because they wisely saved money over the course of a lifetime, a backlash ensued that forced Cypriot [...]

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Michael O’Leary on Ryanair Success and EU Stupidity

December 21, 2011

Trust me when I tell you:  it may be 17 minutes long, but you do not want to miss the following video.  In this clip from a European Union conference on innovation, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary tells the story of his airline’s success while repeatedly criticizing the EU’s boneheaded policies. I loved this speech because [...]

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EU Dictates Going Amok: Water Doesn’t Prevent Dehydration

November 20, 2011

This top headline at the Drudge Report needs to be added to the echo chamber! After an exhaustive three-year study, European Union elites have decided that not only does water NOT by itself prevent dehydration, but that it will now be against the law to say it does on labels or in advertising bottled water [...]

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Nigel Farage: EU Tirade Awesomeness

November 30, 2010

Check out MEP (Member of European Parliament) and UK Independence Party Nigel Farage’s tirade against the EU, their bailout policies, and their disdain for democracy.  I saw this clip on Beck last night and feel that adding it to the echo chamber is appropriate:

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The Problem with the “PIIGS”

February 15, 2010

If you haven’t heard about the acronym “PIIGS” yet, I’ll let you in on it:  PIIGS stands for Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain — countries in the European Union on the verge of economic collapse.  Of the five nations in trouble, Greece is the closest to collapse and the youth in the streets have [...]

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New U.S. Policy – Side With Dictators Against Free Speech

October 7, 2009

More evidence that the U.N. is useless:  the human rights commission is made up of mostly nations that have horrific human rights records.  During the last few years of the Bush administration, America had boycotted the council for just this reason.  Now, Obama has decided to join it, and help to push an agenda that [...]

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UN Takes on Russian Invasion

August 11, 2008

…And I’m sure Putin is reeeally shuddering!  Of course, it’s only a matter for the UN because Georgia’s Black Sea oil supply-line and port is being targeted, otherwise they’d wait for a few more Russian-on-Georgian calamities, like a decade of famine or ethnic cleansing policies, to take place. Either way, Russia’s Security Council veto will be exercised [...]

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Ireland Says No to Latest EU Treaty

June 15, 2008

In a stunning defeat for proponents of the latest take on a future European Union Treaty, Irish voters rejected the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum Thursday, which has sent shockwaves throughout the continent and may derail this latest effort at union. While other nations have ratified this treaty, Ireland was the only country thus far that has [...]

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