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    12/20/2011 4:53:39 AM PST · by wtd · 10 replies
    Gates of Vienna blog ^ | Baron Bodissey
    Judge Leo Levnaic-Iwanski upheld the verdict of the lower court, which convicted Elisabeth [Sabaditsch-Wolff] on the charge of “denigration of religious beliefs of a legally recognized religion.” The judge found that the length of time her trial had taken was excessive, and that her fine should be reduced. A new date will be set in the lower court for the announcement of the fine. There will be a press conference shortly at the Wiener Akademikerbund.
  • Workers of Europe unite, you've only euro chains to lose

    12/18/2011 5:30:54 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 3 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/18/2011 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    Europe's Left has suffered a calamitous six months. Socialist governments have met historic defeats in Portugal and Spain. Greece’s Pasok party was toppled by an EU technocrat Putsch. Ireland’s soft-Left Fianna Foil lost every seat in Dublin. Almost 97pc of the European Union’s population is now governed by conservative or Right-leaning coalitions, or EU-imposed mandarins. All that is left to social democrats is Austria (8.4m), Denmark (5.5m), and Slovenia (2.1m). The whole machinery of the European Union (EU) system is under the control of the Right, with variants of Rhenish corporatism in the Council, and pre-modern Hayekians at the European...
  • Surrender "Completely"and Receive My LOVE for YOU \o/

    12/01/2011 5:35:48 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 12-1-11 | Jedediah
    SURRENDER COMPLETELY AND RECEIVE MY LOVE FOR YOU ! My surrender to you is eternal , for as My Sacrifice was a promise and a statement of My Love coming down through the Father ! It is Now time for You to SURRENDER wholeheartedly to Me . I need to see a heart opened forth right and true ; to discern My Presence ! That you make " ALL " Known to Me ~ free for release and in this surrender as you raise your hands and lower your defenses and pride I WILL COME ! And My SPIRIT ,...
  • Yes, there are practical lessons: World's first sex school opens in Austria

    12/02/2011 6:44:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/02/2011 | Leon Watson
    Most Brits think it's an activity best learned behind closed doors. But an enterprising Swedish schoolmistress thinks otherwise. Ylva-Maria Thompson has opened the world's first international sex school to teach its students how to be better lovers. The Austrian International Sex School in Vienna offers 'hands on' lessons in seduction for £1,400 a term. The 'headmistress' says anyone over the age of 16 can enrol at 'the world's first college of applied sexuality'. Students live in a mixed sex dormitory block where they're expected to practise their homework. And at the end of the course, they are awarded a qualification....
  • HOT! ‘Anti-Islam’ Right Wing Rapper poised to become next chancellor of Austria

    12/01/2011 12:44:16 AM PST · by Windflier · 10 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | November 30, 2011 | barenakedislam
    Heinz-Christian Strache – A Modern-Day Captain Von Trapp who is fighting to protect his Nation against the 21st Century version of Nazism called ‘IslamoNazism.’ Austrians have had enough of increasing Islamization of Europe, and unchecked Islamic immigration from Turkey into the Austrian Republic. Last week Spanish voters threw out the Socialist Party Islamist appeasors, and elected a Conservative government that has vowed to protect Spanish sovereignty and culture. Now, Austria is about to do the same. The Party’s leader Heinz-Christian Strache is quoted: “We face serious problems in our immigration policy. This largely concerns migration from non-European Muslim countries such...
  • I AM your Kingdom Walk and Existence \o/

    11/23/2011 1:35:44 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 11-23-11 | Jedediah
    Ordinary measures are not warranted anymore for I have overcome for you and in Me you reside in the heavenlies. So cast off your flesh when it distracts you from My Will of virtue and Righteousness and "Remain" in "MY" Loyalty for I AM all you need to KNOW! John 15:9 (AMP) 9I have loved you, [just] as the Father has loved Me; abide in My love [[a]continue in His love with Me]. Acts 17:28 28For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his...
  • It Is 1931. We Are Austria. If The Fed Doesn't Save Us Here Comes Another Great Depression...

    11/09/2011 3:27:31 PM PST · by blam · 76 replies
    TBI ^ | 11-9-2011 | Henry Blodget
    DELONG: It Is 1931. We Are Austria. If The Fed Doesn't Save Us Here Comes Another Great Depression... Henry Blodget Nov. 9, 2011, 5:21 PM How does Berkeley professor Brad Delong feel about what's going on in Europe? He's freaking out: Time to Spread Foam on the Runway: The Federal Reserve Needs to Act Now to Firewall Off the Eurocrisis I have been complaining for some time now that Reinhart and Rogoff think that the time is always 1931 and that we are always Austria--that the great fiscal crisis is about to erupt and send us lurching down toward Great...
  • Oh Crap... AUSTRIA?!?

    11/11/2011 5:04:13 AM PST · by blam · 17 replies
    TBI ^ | 11-11-11 | Joe Weisenthal
    Oh Crap... AUSTRIA?!? Joe Weisenthal Nov. 11, 2011, 6:59 AM And now we have to start talking about this. It's the Austria-German 10-year spread The spread is widening further today, even as Italy improves and markets are rising. What's the deal with Austria? Well there have been persistent rumors about a downgrade, but furthermore, Austrian banks are famously exposed to Eastern Europe. And now you see stuff about how Slovenian yields are surging. Too many fires to put out. For a good background story on Austrian banks and exposure to Eastern Europe, see this NYT piece from last year.
  • Brit Woman's Refugee Gang Rape [Muslim illegals]

    11/10/2011 2:11:52 PM PST · by americanophile · 38 replies
    Austrian Times ^ | 11/3/11 | Austrian Times
    The brutal gang rape of a British woman by five Afghan refugees has sparked a massive protest against illegal immigrants in a Serbian spa town. The 38-year-old woman - who bravely managed to film the attack on her mobile phone - was repeatedly raped after befriending a group of Afghan men in a park in Banja Koviljaca. Despite handing the video footage to police, only one alleged attacker - identified by police only as Abdurashid D., 25 - has been arrested. Now local mothers have told police they are boycotting local schools from next week (nov 7) unless they clear...
  • Iceman stories begin arriving!

    10/18/2011 10:34:58 AM PDT · by FritzG · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Dienekes' Anthropology Blog ^ | 17 Oct 2011 | Dienekes
    The National Geographic has info, a teaser for an October 26 Nova special: The genetic results add both information and intrigue. From his genes, we now know that the Iceman had brown hair and brown eyes and that he was probably lactose intolerant and thus could not digest milk—somewhat ironic, given theories that he was a shepherd. Not surprisingly, he is more related to people living in southern Europe today than to those in North Africa or the Middle East, with close connections to geographically isolated modern populations in Sardinia, Sicily, and the Iberian Peninsula. The DNA analysis also revealed...
  • I Am going to move My sphere of authority into place now upon My Foundation![charismatic caucus]

    10/02/2011 3:24:54 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 6 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 10-2-11 | Jedediah
    I Am going to move My sphere of authority into place now upon My Foundation and "TRUTH" shall be its Robe ! Zechariah 4:9 9The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundations of this house; his hands shall also finish it. Then you shall know (recognize and understand) that the Lord of hosts has sent me [His messenger] to you. The unction of My Spirit is something to be followed not ignored ! My blessings flow through My Spirit and Guiding counselor of My very Heart ! So understand this ; To reject My Spirit is to deny Me ,...
  • Archaeologists uncover amphitheatre used to train gladiators near Vienna

    09/01/2011 6:43:42 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 16 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Associated Press
    Archaeologists say they have located and excavated the ruins of a huge amphitheatre used to train gladiators east of Vienna, describing it as a "sensational discovery". They claim that the ruins found through ground radar measurements rival the Colosseum and the Ludus Magnus in Rome in their structure. The Ludus Magnus is the largest of the gladiatorial arenas in the Italian capital, while the Colosseum is the largest amphitheatre ever built in the Roman empire.
  • A Clergy Rebellion in Austria's Catholic Church (Catholic Caucus)

    08/31/2011 3:05:03 PM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies
    Time ^ | August 31, 2011 | Michael Frank
    VIENNA — There is open rebellion among the clergy of Austria's Catholic Church. One highly placed man of the cloth has even warned about the risk of a coming schism as significant numbers of priests are refusing obedience to the Pope and bishops for the first time in memory. The 300-plus supporters of the so-called Priests' Initiative have had enough of what they call the church's "delaying" tactics, and they are advocating pushing ahead with policies that openly defy current practices. These include letting nonordained people lead religious services and deliver sermons; making communion available to divorced people who have...
  • Austrian man 'kept two mentally disabled daughters as sex slaves for 41 years'

    08/25/2011 2:53:57 PM PDT · by americanophile · 27 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 25 Aug 2011 | The Telegraph
    An Austrian man has been accused of locking up his two mentally disabled daughters and using them as sex slaves for 41 years. Police said that the 85-year-old, who has not been named, repeatedly raped the women between 1970 and May 2011. The alleged victims are now 53 and 45 years old. The women escaped when the father was unable to get up after the older daughter pushed him over when he last tried to rape her, according to Austrian media. The sisters allegedly fled as their father lay unable to seek help for two days until he was found...
  • Man denied 43 mn € casino jackpot due to software error

    08/15/2011 9:21:33 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 32 replies ^ | 15 Aug 2011 | unattributed
    A Swiss dad celebrating the birth of his son with a trip to an Austrian casino won 43 million Euros - but then was told the cash would not be paid because it had been a "software error". Behar Merlaku, 38, won the jackpot in the Bregenz Casino operated by Casinos Austria in March but after he was told there had been a mistake he kept trying to get the prize money for four months and is now going to take the case to court. He told Austrian newspaper Heute: "When I won I was ecstatic and of course I...
  • Burka Backlash: Austrians Reject Political Correctness

    08/10/2011 9:21:26 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 4 replies
    The Winston Review ^ | August 11, 2011 | -TWR-
    Via Menzies House: A clear majority of Austrians support an anti-burka law, according to new poll results. The Austrian Independent reports: “Viennese public opinion agency Karmasin spoke with 500 Austrians to find that 71 per cent of them were in favour of such a law prohibiting wearing burkas in public places. Such veils cover women’s bodies expect a small gap for their eyes. Only 23 per cent spoke out against the introduction of such a bylaw, Karmasin found in its survey conducted for weekly magazine profil.” The seven in ten result isn’t surprising. Across right-leaning Europe, there is growing support...
  • Lithuania Angry After Austria Lets Wanted Ex-KGB Man Go

    07/19/2011 6:02:07 PM PDT · by Krosan · 1 replies
    Radio Free Europe ^ | 18.07.2001 | Radio Free Europe
    A diplomatic row between Lithuania and Austria erupted after Austrian authorities released a former KGB officer implicated in a 1991 massacre in Vilnius. Mikhail Golovatov was arrested at Vienna airport on July 14 but released after 24 hours and allowed to travel to Moscow. A Justice Ministry spokeswoman said Austrian authorities had decided that the arrest warrant issued by Vilnius, which alleges crimes against humanity, lacked details of the man's suspected criminal actions. Lithuanian Deputy Foreign Minister Asta Skaisgiryte Liauskiene said the country had recalled its ambassador from Vienna and delivered a protest note. ...
  • A modest proposal for eurozone break-up

    07/17/2011 3:18:40 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 4 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/17/2011 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    The eurozone can in theory still be saved, if two sets of conditions are fulfilled; if the leaders of Germany, Austria, Finland, and the Netherlands accept fiscal union and a common pooling of debt, and can persuade their parliaments and courts to ratify such a revolution. If the Germanic bloc agrees to tear up the mandate of the European Central Bank, letting it switch from inflation-targeting to job-targeting ("Unemployment must not exceed 10pc in two or more EMU states, or some such formula), effectively instructing the ECB to embark on Fed-style stimulus for three to five years. This might allow...
  • Over 300 Austrian priests join ‘Call to Disobedience’ (Catholic Caucus)

    07/13/2011 11:00:40 AM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | July 13, 2011
    Over 300 of Austria’s 4,200 priests have pledged to take part in Aufruf zum Ungehorsam (Call to Disobedience), an initiative launched in June. The Call to Disobedience document cites “the Roman refusal of a long-overdue Church reform and the inaction of bishops.” Priests who support the document pledge to pray for Church reform at every liturgy, since “in the presence of God there is freedom of speech”not to deny the Holy Eucharist to “believers of good will,” including non-Catholic Christians and those who have remarried outside the Churchto avoid offering Mass more than once on Sundays and holy days and...
  • Royalty Obituaries: Archduke Otto von Habsburg

    07/04/2011 5:00:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | July 4, 2011
    Within that neatly closed circle lay all the major political dramas of the 20th century, most of which he witnessed and some of which he influenced. He was centre stage for one of them — the unequal struggle against Hitler for the survival of his Austrian homeland, which he tried to conduct as an exiled Pretender in the 1930s. Not for nothing did the Führer call the triumphant march-in of March 12 1938 “Operation Otto”. All that seemed unimaginable to the world in which young Otto, as he was known, started life during the deceptively tranquil Indian summer of the...