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INVASION: European Union Faces ‘Millions of Potential Refugees’

Syrian refugees enter Hungary last month. The European Union could collapse unless emergency measures are taken to halt the invasion of Muslim immigrants, which is likely to grow worse, an official warned Wednesday: Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, warned the EU was now facing a “critical point” and that the migrant crisis hadn’t […]

Obama Policy Defends ‘Boy Play’ in Afghanistan; U.S. Troops Punished

Apparently, this is what “Hope and Change” looks like: Rampant sexual abuse of children has long been a problem in Afghanistan, particularly among armed commanders who dominate much of the rural landscape and can bully the population. The practice is called bacha bazi, literally “boy play,” and American soldiers and Marines have been instructed not […]

Everybody Is Shocked — Shocked! — the Administration Falsified ISIS Intellgence

Political “leaders” demand dishonest spin: More than 50 intelligence analysts working out of the U.S. military’s Central Command have formally complained that their reports on ISIS and al Qaeda’s branch in Syria were being inappropriately altered by senior officials . . . The accusations suggest that a large number of people tracking the inner workings of […]

Greece Closes Banks in Crisis

It was first announced that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras debt-ridden left-wing government would close banks Monday, but now they’ve decided the banks will remain closed all week: Greek banks are to remain closed and capital controls will be imposed, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says. Speaking after the European Central Bank (ECB) said it was not […]

Greece Runs Out of Other People’s Money

The Eurozone’s problem child throws a tantrum: Two senior Greek retail bank executives said as many as 500 of the country’s more than 7,000 ATMs had run out of cash as of Saturday morning, and that some lenders may not be able to open on Monday unless there was an emergency liquidity injection from the […]

Greece Threatens Sovereign Default

This could trigger a global financial crisis: Greek premier Alexis Tsipras has accused Europe’s creditor powers of issuing “absurd demands” and come close to warning that his far-Left government will detonate a pan-European political and strategic crisis if pushed any further. Writing for Le Monde in a tone of furious defiance after the latest set […]

Without Irony or Self-Awareness

@MaliniMohana is a feminist and wrote this: “By representing your own group as uniquely virtuous, you can easily de-humanise another population.” Yet this is exactly what feminism is about: Portraying women as uniquely virtuous and de-humanizing men. Mohana was writing about Men’s Rights Activists (MRAs), but she evidently doesn’t realize that there are women MRAs who […]

. . .And Then Her Majesty Hit The Karaoke For Some “You Light Up My Life” Action

by Smitty [View the story “Jokes That Write Themselves” on Storify]

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