Another great reason to love Denmark. (Fans of, and those who live under, the codes of civilization can now add Denmark to the short list of potential boltholes)
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A Danish city has ordered pork to be mandatory on municipal menus, including for schools and daycare centers, with politicians insisting the move is necessary for preserving the country’s food traditions and is not an attack on Muslims.
Frank Noergaard, a member of the council in Randers that narrowly approved the decision earlier this week, says it was made to ensure that pork remains “a central part of Denmark’s food culture.”
Denmark is a major pork producer and it is the most popular meat, but it is forbidden to Muslims and Jews. Most of the asylum-seekers who have arrived in the country in the past months are Muslim.
Noergaard, a member of the anti-immigration, populist Danish People’s Party that proposed the council motion, said Thursday that it wasn’t meant as a “harassment of Muslims,” but added that he had received “several complaints about too many concessions” being made to Muslims in the small, predominantly Lutheran country.
(Anyone who has a problem with this should be reminded of the many choices muslims and Jews have. They can eat the pork, they can not eat the pork. They can bring their own foods. They can not come to Denmark. They can leave Denmark. But what they can’t do is limit other people’s choices. Something that Jews do not generally do. But muslims see that as the end game and desired outcome)
2. Ever wonder why all those videos of the burning refugee camp in Calais France are all silent films? All they need is a faced paced piano track in a minor key. Well this is why:
Footage has emerged of the Calais Jungle looking like a scene from a dystopian movie: The camp is engulfed in flames while migrants let off fireworks and yell “fuck you!”. Migrants have refused French offers for proper “refugee” shelters as it would ruin their chances to enter the UK, as it requires fingerprints and applying for asylum in France. In frustration, they have set their tents on fire, promising to cause further devastation on nearby factories and the highway.
Reports suggest approximately 300 migrants also attacked police on the local highway in the early hours of this morning.
Last week the French government expelled around one third of the 6,000 residents of The Jungle, moving them to nearby accommodation which had been purpose-built at a cost of €20 million (£15.4m), providing the migrants with proper beds, showers, electricity and heating.
One Iraqi migrant told reporters: “Personally, I wouldn’t go because they are requiring fingerprints and they are forcing us to stay in France to apply for asylum which we are not happy to do.”
(How is this not war?)
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan reporters recognized the voice threatening them with death on the Islamic State group’s local radio station. It was a former colleague, who knows their names and where they work.
The threats were made during a discussion program on “Voice of the Caliphate,” an elusive radio station operated by one of the extremist group’s newest affiliates. The so-called Khorasan Province has battled Afghan forces and the Taliban alike, carving out an enclave in Nangarhar, a rugged eastern province bordering Pakistan.
It has adopted the media strategy of its mother organization in Syria and Iraq, including the production of grisly, professionally made videos showing battles and the killing of captives. But in impoverished Afghanistan, where few have access to the Internet, radio could prove more effective at recruiting fighters and silencing critics.
(Another good reason to stick to Ethiopian. Bread is better too)
A suicide car bomber rammed the gates of a restaurant near a beach in Somalia’s capital before gunmen fought their way into the building in an attack claimed by an Islamic extremist group that killed at least three people on Thursday, a police official said.
The assailants may have taken some hostages inside the Liido Seafood restaurant, which is popular with Mogadishu’s elite and government officials, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. It wasn’t immediately clear if any senior officials were trapped in the restaurant.
“The operation (to overpower the attackers) is ongoing now. The (attackers) are still inside and fighting our troops,” Hussein said from the scene of the attack as gunfire rang out in the background. He said he had counted at least three bodies outside the restaurant.
An unknown number of people are still trapped inside the restaurant, and the death toll is likely to rise when the attack is over, he said, adding that darkness is hampering efforts by the security forces to overwhelm the assailants.
Gunfire could be heard inside the restaurant, suggesting that the gunmen were killing civilians trapped inside, he said.
A group of migrants, coming off an incoming train, are seen next to police on the platform at the Swedish end of the bridge between Sweden and Denmark, in Hyllie district, Malmo November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stig-Ake Jonsson/TT News
January 21, 2016
By Alexander Tange
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark is considering moving migrants into camps outside its towns and cities, a tactic that the anti-immigration Danish People’s Party (DF) hopes will shift the focus of government immigration policy to repatriation rather than integration.
Denmark has been widely criticized in the past month for proposals to tighten immigration laws including using refugees’ valuables to pay for their stay and postponing family reunification to three years.
Led by the anti-immigration, eurosceptic DF party, parliament passed the resolution, which will force the government to come up with a proposal by March to build state-backed “villages” to replace housing in cities and towns.
The students exposed to boycotts against Israeli academia today will be the senators of the next generation, and here lies the long-term danger, Prof. Peretz Lavie, president of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and chairman of the Association of University Heads in Israel, said on Wednesday.
He spoke at a Knesset Science and Technology Committee discussion on boycotts of Israeli academic institutions and researchers.
“We have no complaints about the academic leadership in the world. Our problem is on campuses. Initially this was only on marginal campuses, very quickly it spread to leading campuses in the US,” he told the committee.
Lavie addressed an upcoming vote by the American Anthropological Association in which its 12,000 members will vote on whether to adopt a boycott and refrain from formal collaborations with Israeli academic institutions.
“The American Anthropological Association wrote a report that we are apartheid universities,” he said. “We must reach all 12,000 members of the association. This is a symptom and if we do not act the fire will spread.”
7. Nonie Darwish Moment: Why is Obama Defending Islam at Any Cost?
ISLAMABAD: The Taliban faction behind the Bacha Khan University massacre in Charsadda this week issued a video message Friday vowing to target schools throughout the country, calling them “nurseries” for people who challenge Allah’s law.
The video, which spread rapidly on Facebook but was not released on official media accounts for the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistani (TTP), shows Khalifa Umar Mansoor, whose faction claimed responsibility for the attack on the university Wednesday.
(Indeed once upon a time they would have been right. Universities were indeed reason based think tanks who would challenge people who would claim that all must live under rule of a god, sprite, demon or imp for which there is no empirical evidence or reason. The irony now however is schools in the west more and more teach islamic supremacy, textbooks teach islam as if true while teaching other faiths from either an islamic perspective or as if they are quaint vestigial anthropological anomalies )
NEW YORK: Three New York Muslims and a Sikh have filed an $11 million federal lawsuit demanding a jury trial for being kicked off a flight home from Canada because of their appearance.
The US citizens of South Asian and Arab descent are suing American Airlines and its regional partner Republic Airlines, claiming they suffered discrimination, financial injury, humiliation, mental pain and suffering.
(Setting aside the issue that a missed flight is worth eleven million dollars in pain and suffering, this is an interesting example of the modern Marxist state’s culture of forced pretending. Think of it this way. An El Al Flight full of Jewish people see three men get on in Nazi uniforms. Nazis were not people who would detonate themselves on board aircraft to kill Jews but muslims are. Now the Jewish people all get up and leave the aircraft because despite all the evidence supplied by all sides of the issue, the airline, forced by the government, insist that Nazism is the brotherhood of Jews and the politics of peace. Eventually the airline faces a choice. They either have to get enough money from the government to continue to pretend that wearing a Nazi uniform has nothing to do with Nazi actions or politics, (landlords, hotel owners, mattress makers, everyone who is getting rich off of the migrant crisis is in this category) or they have to go bankrupt as no one will fly with them or they have to remove the Nazis from the aircraft. Then follows the law suit. Something will break soon)
Government statistics show that Germany registered 1.1million applications by the end of last year under its EASY system, which does not record much more than an applicant’s country of origin.
German Interior Ministry spokesman Dr Harald Neymanns admitted that delays in the processing of asylum seeker applications would account for some of those missing.
But he also said that in some cases refugees may not have stayed in Germany but instead gone on to a different country elsewhere in the EU.
(How lucky for those other EU countries)
Thank you CS., M., Buck, Carpe Diem, Wrath of Khan, and many more. More to come. For those of you in Canada, Paul Weston is coming to speak in Montreal and Toronto soon. For those that can make it, it would be well worth the effort.