(I wish I could go to that presentation in June. Hopefully video will be available after)
Haifa is a Saudi national, atheist, and former medical student at the University of Glasgow. Along with her husband, Al Amri, Haifa refused to break the law by laundering Saudi government money into the UK for the purposes of converting a church into a mosque. The consequences for Haifa, who is an atheist, and her family have been severe. Their Saudi bank accounts frozen, their savings withheld, her government sponsored scholarship and monthly stipend revoked, strangers visiting their UK home to bully them into compliance, and her forced removal from the university (for lack of funds).
Filmmaker and American citizen Agustin Blazquez never thought his native Cuba would become a communist country, but now he sees the same radical shift happening in America.
In this exclusive video interview for The Daily Caller News Foundation, he says the left has been clever by using “very non-threatening words,” like liberal, progressive and concerned citizens, for advancing government control of American lives. The truth about Cuban politics is hard to find because of media spin and propaganda dominating American discourse.
For Blazquez, watching American youth embrace avowed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, strikes him as “absurd.” It is the end result, he says, of the cultural marxist education and media propaganda that has anesthetized too many Americans who do not defend the values that made America exceptional.
(The Rebel published a related treatise this weekend as well)
3. Italy: Activists paint “Erdogan Terrorist” in front of Turkish Embassy in Rome. The thing is, they are PRO-refugee activists.
At least we can agree on one thing.
4. Here are a few related links on things that deserve careful thought and discussion. They may add up to something rather totalitarian in the more, traditional shall we say, sense.
The training, which took place in the German North Rhine-Westphalia province was designed to prepare troops as part of the EU’s Lowlands Gendarmerie programme.
Breitbart London reported that the exercise was attended by 600 members of various European police and military forces, in a bid to prepare the united troops of the European Gendarmerie Force.
(There is only one reason I can think of for deploying foreign troops on your own soil. And its a very very bad one)
The German and Dutch armies and navies are poised to “merge”, creating the nucleus of the European Union’s longed for pan-EU military force. Pointing to German ministerial statements spelling out the creation of an EU Army as the ultimate goal, critics say Britain’s military will not be able to avoid being sucked in if the country remains within the Union.
Surgeons in Germany are training on how to deal with wounds caused by bomb blasts for future terror attacks.
Since the Islamic State’s terror attack on Paris in November the German government has been working on how to better prepare the doctors and hospitals in Germany for future terror attacks, Die Weltreports.
(Well, I guess if Maj. Nidal Hassan’s killing spree at Ft. Hood can be called “Work place violence” by the president of the United States, and when jihadis go murder Jewish people at a Jewish deli far from Charlie Hebdo’s office during an attack on that magazine and that same president calls it, “random folks at a deli” then i guess calling jihadis detonating a radiological device in a city can be called a “nuclear accident”
The Dutch government has ordered 15m iodine pills to protect people living near nuclear plants in case of an accident, as concerns rise over ageing reactors across the border in Belgium.
The iodine pills, which help reduce radiation build-up in the thyroid, would be given first to children under 18 and pregnant women living within a 100-kilometre (62-mile) radius of a plant, health ministry spokeswoman Edith Schippers said.
The Netherlands has only one nuclear power plant – at Borssele in the southwest – but the expansion will provide pills for people living in border areas near Germany’s Emsland plant and two Belgian facilities, Doel and Tihange.
5. Italy: 4 suspects detained in suspected terror raids
(Frankly groups of religious muslims busted for planning terror, having weapons and explosives in mosques and so on is epidemic. Yet governments keep bringing in hundreds of thousands more. Why?)
(The solution? Bring in another few hundred thousand Muslims!)
But federal authorities say the union was sham.
The wedding ring was a $50 bargain-bin item, purchased more than a year after the purported marriage ceremony, prosecutors allege. The photographs were staged, and the husband was growing more anxious by the day. Privately, he told friends he was worried the couple weren’t clicking. On social media, he published a desperate post admitting he was involved in terrorist plots and might go to prison for fraud, court records show.
Thank you Malca, M., Wrath of Khan, Richard, Gates of Vienna, and many others.
More material to come.