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Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarko Faces Uphill Climb

April 13, 2012

Apparently, the French Presidential election isn’t too far off.  It is expected that by the time the runoff rolls around on May 6, Nicolas Sarkozy will face Socialist Francois Hollande (as you may recall, the previous Socialist frontrunner had a string of, let’s call them bad headlines).  Unfortunately for Sarko, France has not been immune [...]

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We Can’t Retire at 60? Sacre Bleu!

September 7, 2010

A country can only spend money it doesn’t have for so long.  That said, it isn’t easy to slam the brakes on out of control spending when the moochers have become addicted.  Take France for example.  Nicolas Sarkozy’s government has proposed raising the retirement age from 60 to 62.  The result, French parasites citizens went [...]

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America’s Reputation In The World

October 26, 2009

Obama campaigned on the idea of restoring America’s reputation in the world.  What he failed to mention at the time was that he was trying to restore the Carter-era reputation of American being an unreliable partner.  Two cases this weekend illustrate that. First, French President Nicolas Sarkozy is growing increasingly frustrated with Obama and his [...]

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Renewing Alliances with the Wrong Leaders

March 23, 2009

Part of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy agenda is to supposedly “renew alliances” and “strengthen old partnerships.”  Over the weekend, it came to light that by “old” partnerships, Obama apparently meant with former leaders of our allies rather than current leaders. In a diplomatic letter sent to France, Obama said: I am certain that we [...]

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Sarkozy To Drag France Back into NATO Command

March 11, 2009

Nicolas Sarkozy plans to move France back into the decision-making core of the NATO alliance after forty three years of his country’s passive membership.  The move is being met with some criticism from Sarkozy’s left-wing critics in France and elsewhere, but  Sarkozy has assured those critics that the move would not undermine French independence.  Americans [...]

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Sarko The American Also Supports Israel

March 11, 2008

When Jimmy Carter and other like-minded liberals fantasized about closer relations between America and France, I don’t think they were talking about the two countries seeing eye-to-eye on Israel and the Iranian threat. Fortunately for the civilized world, Nicolas Sarkozy is not your typical French President or incompetent American one. During Shimon Peres’ recent visit [...]

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