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Euro Earthquake
Power Line, by John Hinderaker

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 5/26/2014 11:06:40 PM

Elections for the European parliament have been taking place across the EU, and the results are described by many as shocking: Stunning victories in European Parliament elections by nationalist, Eurosceptic parties from France and Britain left the European Union licking its wounds on Monday and facing a giant policy dilemma. Across the continent, anti-establishment parties of the far right and hard left more than doubled their representation amid voter apathy, harnessing a mood of anger with Brussels over austerity, mass unemployment and immigration. While the center-right and center-left will continue to control more than half of the 751 seats in

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Study and emulate the UKIP manifesto which John has linked here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smcchk, 5/27/2014 12:03:07 AM     (No. 9862905)

They still have many Muslim immigrants who are already there. As have we with illegal Hispanics.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 5/27/2014 12:34:23 AM     (No. 9862910)

We also have Muslim immigrants like the Somalis who are joining AQ and others who are in Syria.
It´s not just the Euro that May tank. It may also be the USD now that Russia and China are using their own currencies for 400 B 20 year deal.
EU will break up because national sovereignty cannot be extinguished by European parasite Commission.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 5/27/2014 2:10:52 AM     (No. 9862927)

This is the best synopsis I´ve read on the Euro election. Being central-planning based and the least democratic institution on the Continent, " EU election" should, however, be put in scare quotes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dodge boy, 5/27/2014 8:18:37 AM     (No. 9863064)

Interesting read, but not a word about the European msm´s role in what has happened.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 5/27/2014 8:51:51 AM     (No. 9863106)

A good, necessary read. I, too, noticed not a word about their MSM, but I´m not so sure that´s what the article is about. Check out the UKIP site as linked in the article. It´s well done and very straight forward. I do really like the following,

"A gulf has opened between the ruling elite and the public. Because they must all follow Brussels diktats, each of the establishment main parties is now so similar voters have no real choice."

Got TEA?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 5/27/2014 9:37:05 AM     (No. 9863171)

1) Returning power from the centralized government to the nations (we call them "states");
2) Immigration.
These two visceral issues fueled the UKIP "earthquake". The tremors can be felt here.

They are no less potent on this side of the "pond".

I watched the Sky News coverage last night, to see the elites in Brussels scrambling to respond to the election results. One commentator suggested that due to the deadlock that will result from conflicting opinions how to react, and due to the fact that the next elections were a few years off, nothing would probably change before then. I think he´s right.

It´s simple: listen, actually listen to your constituents, and do what they are telling you to do. Represent them, don´t rule them. The people know what´s best for themselves. That is the fundamental premise of representative government.

Of course, Establishment politicians on both sides of the "pond" will not do that. They know what´s best for the people and their party.

Just ask Karl Rove. /s

How, again, do you get the attention of a stubborn mule? ...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Arby, 5/27/2014 11:14:41 AM     (No. 9863294)

Good for them. Being controlled by smarmy Brussels bureaucrats? Include me out.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: loveUSA, 5/27/2014 11:37:33 AM     (No. 9863336)

Years ago we had a neighbor from Belgium who displayed the European mind set. He had a problem with a City refuse pick up and he said, "we must do what we are told." At the time I thought I would fight the City about the problem. My attitude was resist and his was to submit. Our nation was born in rebellion against tyranny and Europe wasn´t.

Maybe Europeans are finding the courage to say enough is enough. One could hope.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Butch59, 5/27/2014 1:37:32 PM     (No. 9863505)

There was always a large problem with Europe becoming a large country like the U.S. And that is the simple fact that they all speak different languages. The U.S. USED to be English only. That is until a few decades ago. And the European countries have, for centuries, been at odds with each other about a multitude of problems. And they haven´t solved any of them today.

And poster # You put a 2x4 between his ears.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Butch59, 5/27/2014 1:38:18 PM     (No. 9863509)

That´s poster #6.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mossley, 5/27/2014 2:01:28 PM     (No. 9863566)

Actually, #9, that´s not completely true. During both World Wars, the military had to deal with guys who were American and spoke other languages. Pennsylvanians speaking German, Great Plains speaking Nordic languages, etc. Communities used to be more isolated and English was rarely needed.

As for Europe, the northern states are also getting tired of supporting the southern states. There is a major difference in the work ethic between the EU, and the producers are getting tired of the takers, immigrant or EU.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Japanorama, 5/27/2014 8:46:52 PM     (No. 9863934)

After so many decades of self-destruction, Europeans now consider European culture worth saving?
We shall see.

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