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Tag Archives: France

French people are so underworked it’s leading to clinical depression

I was recently going through the checkout line and I overheard the cashier talking to the bagger. “Man, if I could just get paid for doing nothin’. That’d be sweet.”

I looked right at the cashier who was all of 18 or so and I said that I disagreed. A really sweet job was one which provided a living while one did meaningful and enriching work. Doing nothing is boring.

Both the cashier and the bagger agreed that meaningful work was better than doing nothing. Then we talked about cars.

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New attempt to conquer Europe: France’s Hollande Proposes Creation of Euro-Zone Government

Napoleon tried to do it. Hitler tried to do it. Both failed. Europe in the post medieval era has never been fully conquered. Europe has remained multiple states. Given that it is a continent defined by mountain ranges, peninsulas, and islands this makes sense. It is a landmass of cul-de-sacs. It is not a vast plain which is easily overrun. But now the eurocrats (many unelected) are trying to take over Europe via administrative means.

The goal is a “United States of Europe,” but don’t be fooled. This USE is not a democratic endeavor, as the recent subjugation of Greece shows. It is about domination and coercion.

As Nigel Farage head of the United Kingdom Independence Party said recently a USE would be more like the USSR than the USA.*

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Too bad Greece: Creditors Said “There Is No Point In Holding Elections” In Bailed Out Countries

Greece, the sovereign state, is no more. The last desperate effort to fight the banks died and now the Greek people will be crushed under the banker boot.

Did the Greeks make their bed? Yes. Did the banks entice the Greeks into bed? Yes.

The Germans got the beaches and islands they wanted so good news! Klaus and Gretta will still be able to get a sunburn next year while on holiday. Maybe while staying at a nice walled and guarded villa.

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The Examiner reports: Records show Clinton withheld emails about oil, terrorism

(From The Washington Examiner)

For example, one email Clinton kept from the State Department indicates Libyan leaders were “well aware” of which “major oil companies and international banks” supported them during the rebellion, information they would “factor into decisions” about about who would be given access to the country’s rich oil reserves.

The email, which Clinton subsequently scrubbed from her server, indicated Clinton was aware that involvement in the controversial conflict could have a significant financial benefit to firms that were friendly to the Libyan rebels.

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The Death Rattle of Europe’s Statist Dream

By Rick Ackerman


Europe’s all-too-predictable relapse into recession is gathering force, threatening not only the pipe dream of economic and political unity, but eroding grandiose illusions that have helped prop up the world’s financial house of cards. The unwillingness of France in particular to play by the EU’s — i.e.,  Germany’s — rules appears to have doomed the EU dream. The idea of a borderless Europe bound by a common currency and a shared desire to forever banish war from the Continent was a lofty one, but it was mired from the start in deeply rooted political animosities, grass-roots skepticism and bureaucratic overreach. Now these problems, along with a great many others, have turned the EU project into a Tower of Babel. A million pages of meticulously codified EU rules might as well have been written in cuneiform, so inscrutable and arcane have they become.

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