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Socialist Francois Hollande 'wins French presidency'
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Posted on 05/06/2012 11:09:34 AM PDT by nuconvert

Socialist Francois Hollande has been elected as France's new president, early estimates say.

He got about 52% of votes in Sunday's run-off, according to projections based on partial results, against 48% for centre-right incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy.

Mr Hollande would be the first French socialist president since 1995.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: eucrisis; france; francecrisis; franceelection; francoishollande; frenchelection; hollande; muslimblock; muslims; sarkozy
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To: nuconvert

It’s unfortunate, but it was expected. In any event, the Socialist only won a narrow victory against an unpopular incumbent, showing that Socialism isn’t making a real comback in France.


51 posted on 05/06/2012 5:37:41 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: nuconvert

Well, it looks like it’s up to us to be the last bastion of Western Civilization. Even more reason to work full bore to educate the public about Obama and hopefully send him packing in January.


52 posted on 05/06/2012 6:27:31 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: nuconvert
Wonderful.
That's just what France needs...

A French Barack Obama.

Hang on tight; get lots of popcorn. The explosion of France should not take too long.

53 posted on 05/06/2012 7:33:21 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: nuconvert

The first French ‘socialist’ president since 1995.

Looks like the trend now....a helpful thing when leaders are awash in setting up the new world order...he’ll gladly participate.

Not good for France though.....I noted young folks there all giddy about their future government payouts.


54 posted on 05/06/2012 9:49:03 PM PDT by caww
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To: olezip
are all of us on a steeper part of that "slippery slope" toward certain economic collapse

well yeah...this is about the big boys attempting to position a one world economic system without the whole thing crashing while they do it....there will be collateral damage...some nations will be propped up...like Greece....They are all "cooking the books" ....

Meanwhile nation leaders and their party peoples are all jocking for the best positions they can get, pending the "seats" of the new world order.....nations with the greater flow of revenues will make a difference...thus banks and monetary systems are moving revenues to where ever it will look most favorable for them and their nation...and why we see 3rd world nations merging as one block for the power they can weld as a group.

We have seen Hillary and Billy Boy traveling the world for 'years' since He left office....what do people actually think they've been doing? They aren't making welcome wagon calls.

The push is on and we all better hold on for the ride...it's going to get rough IMO.

55 posted on 05/06/2012 10:03:27 PM PDT by caww
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To: publius911
Hang on tight; get lots of popcorn. The explosion of France should not take too long.

I read somewhere today they expect the people will be in the streets in 6 months.

56 posted on 05/06/2012 10:07:47 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Interestingly, the 18-24 year old vote went largely to Sarko.


57 posted on 05/06/2012 10:14:00 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna

That’s why Obama is trying hard to raise the youngsters here to rally for him...heck even Michelle is going after the younger kids to tell their parents and grandparents to vote for her husband...now that’s pretty low!


58 posted on 05/06/2012 10:27:37 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Didn’t something like that happen in Europe in the thirties? ... some guy in a moustache, I think, tried to get children to turn against their parents and grandparents.


59 posted on 05/07/2012 2:01:44 AM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: caww
The push is on and we all better hold on for the ride...it's going to get rough IMO.

There are two major forces, each vying for control. One one hand there is "One World Government" being pushed by the UN, EU, and the Marxists/Socialists in the current Administration. On the other extreme is Sharia Law with "One World" government ruled by Islamo-facists.

In the middle is the prize, hard working Americans, successful entrepreneurs, the "millionaire" who owns and manages a small chain of local drug stores, the "millionaire" who built up a local lumber yard, the owner/manager of a couple of local gas stations and repair garages, etc. These are the "millionaires" with big targets on their backs, because they are not paying their "fair share." This is going to be a rough ride indeed.

Will America wake up in time? Will we be buying prayer rugs or, will we be petitioning an oppressive socialist government for a slightly larger allowance?

60 posted on 05/07/2012 3:34:06 AM PDT by olezip
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To: nuconvert

Wait a minute... Color me confused. France was not socialist before? Or too capitalist? So these embiciles decided to go a foot more in? Madness. Sheer madness.


61 posted on 05/07/2012 3:41:45 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: BillyBoy

Spot on.


62 posted on 05/07/2012 5:10:08 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: olezip
Well the first two are working together Imo...jocking for power positions is the name of the game on the World Stage. .....the World Order will indeed occur....how and when that will be achieved is the story.

China and Russia are still cozy in a love hate relationship....both will come into play in a big way down the road.

Islam will continue it's march no matter...nothings changed except they're using Stealth Jihad rather than bullets....in time the Muslim Brotherhood will curtail most of that while they position themselves, but keep the violent groups on the back burner for later use.

As for America? Well the face of this nation, as others, has changed from being the face I recognize as American. Those coming here aren't interested in assimilating rather changing what's left to reflect their own cultures...regardless of which nation they come from.

Political correctness, and laws established to protect these minorities has all but drowned out any opposition for fear of being arrested, fined or both. America has lost the will to fight Imo. We see this very thing in our election.

So when you say America needs to wake up....it's not America as we have known her to be anymore...’too many’ are perfectly fine with the status quo and willing to take this nation into world dominance...or under International Control....in part because too many of our leaders elected are in favor of this move and want their part in the action.

63 posted on 05/07/2012 10:03:02 AM PDT by caww
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To: nuconvert

The French & the Greeks want socialism, they’re finished may they RIP. Maybe the Germans will wise up and bail out of the bail deal out for these socialist/marxist countries.


64 posted on 05/07/2012 10:08:34 AM PDT by kenmcg (How)
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To: kenmcg

Germany can only bail out the lender banks for so long. Eventually, that will come to an end too.

Obama-type “stimulus” spending is bad enough in the US, but if fostered on a distorted system like the Eurozone, it is truly disastrous.


65 posted on 05/07/2012 10:32:09 AM PDT by erlayman
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To: erlayman

This could be the end of the European Union. Germany can’t force fiscal sanity on its own. Time for them to bring back the Deutsche Mark and close their borders to rest of the Euro trash who are going down the fiscal black hole.


66 posted on 05/07/2012 10:50:23 AM PDT by littleharbour
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To: Cincinna

Yes the guy with the mustache did just that.

I honestly believe Obama’s simply the mouth piece for Michelle and Jarrett.....who are running the show.
...and frankly Michelle would gladly take the helmn if it weren’t for the fact they long ago put a muzzle on her.

When you look at their first interviews, when he was running, she was constantly taking the questions while Obama sat quietly by...and more than on occassion she was told she coudn’t do that. Thereafter you see her trying hard to keep quiet and be the “wife” of the next President.

But now they are putting her out there as the so called “Tip Of The Spear”.......hummm- mmm I don’t think so.......


67 posted on 05/07/2012 10:52:10 AM PDT by caww
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To: BillyBoy; aMorePerfectUnion

The underlying dynamic is the same although as you say to the left.

We American conservatives have little reason to like Sark but there is nothing to celebrate in his defeat. What we would deem “real conservatives” are a small minority of the French right.


68 posted on 05/07/2012 3:59:43 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: nuconvert

Surrender monkeys will be getting what they deserve.


69 posted on 05/07/2012 4:03:06 PM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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