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  • Dutch MPs vote to ban the burka in public places

    11/29/2016 1:01:54 PM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/29/16
    Dutch MPs on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to ban the Islamic full-face burka from some public places such as schools and hospitals, the latest such move in a European country."The law is adopted," said the speaker of the lower house of parliament, Khadija Arib, referring to legislation which will also ban burkas, and face coverings just with eye-slits, from public transport.The motion "to ban all clothing which completely covers the face" from government buildings was approved by 132 members in the 150-seat house, including Prime Minister Mark Rutte's ruling Liberal-Labour coalition.The legislation must now go before the Senate for approval before becoming...
  • Brussels Airlines Flight Delayed After 41 Unruly Passengers Removed

    11/23/2016 9:35:19 AM PST · by Lorianne · 22 replies
    Travel Pulse ^ | 21 November 2016 | Donald Wood
    On Saturday, 41 unruly and aggressive passengers were removed from a plane as it prepared to take off for a flight from Belgium to Spain. According to ABCNews.com, Brussels Airlines Flight SN3771 was preparing to take off from Brussels Airport en route to Alicante, Spain, when many of the passengers—including several reportedly intoxicated people—began causing disruptions for crew members. The captain of the flight reportedly told the 136 passengers onboard that misbehaving would result in them being removed from the plane, but the rowdy crowd who were all part of the same group did not listen. While taxiing along the...
  • Belgium takes tips from Israel to step up Brussels airport security

    11/22/2016 11:38:08 AM PST · by zlando · 1 replies
    Europe-Israel News ^ | November 21, 2016 | Reuters
    Belgium has launched new security measures at Brussels Airport after suicide bombings there in March, taking inspiration from controls at Ben Gurion in Israel, among the most heavily protected airports in the world. Islamist suicide bombers killed 16 people and injured over 150 in the departure hall of Brussels Airport on March 22. The bombings were part of a coordinated assault on the Belgian capital’s transport system. Since then, the airport and Belgian government authorities have been working closely on a new security concept. Deputy Prime Minister and Security Minister Jan Jambon traveled to Israel this summer to view...
  • "Jesus is Lord" Immanuel(God with us)[Charismatic Caucus]

    10/25/2016 6:38:13 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    the joshua chronicles,bible ^ | 10-25-16 | Holy Spirit
    No one else can be with you the way that I AM. Know that as I AM perpetually with you as the flowing down of a waterfall , Truly even this presence is your shield and guard. So there is no need to fear for I have already overcome this world for you and Zion is now your home and place of eternal reside. So "See" yourself here for it is your eternal truths you walk in not what is seen with your eyes but "what you know in your heart and soul to Be true". Now find Peace in...
  • A message to American voters from Belgium

    10/23/2016 9:33:10 AM PDT · by bigbob · 7 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10-24-16 | LucidHurricane via twitter
    A European citizen shows that Trump is about more than just the USA.
  • YOU ARE NOT EXEMPT[Charismatic Caucus]

    10/12/2016 11:26:46 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    You are not exempt my children from the harvest just because your priorities collide with My kingdom Rules and regulations(that is The Harvest first) for it is all about Salvation of the lost now for my time has come and soon I shall be with you for a sweeping up of all My sheep. So for those too busy as Martha and have not chosen the best as Mary, Truly your reward shall be diminished from those that have forsaken all to tend my sheep in the pasture of light I have supplied(that is My spirit upon the earth) for...
  • Brussels police stabbed in 'terror' attack

    10/05/2016 7:30:55 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 28 replies
    BBC ^ | 5 Oct 2016
    Two police officers have been stabbed in Brussels in a possible terrorist incident, Belgian prosecutors say. One officer was stabbed in the neck and another in the stomach, while a third officer who arrived at the scene suffered a broken nose, Belgian broadcaster VRT reports. The attacker was shot in the leg and taken away by ambulance. It comes just hours after two major train stations in the Belgian capital were evacuated following a bomb scare.
  • Belgium counter terrorism prosecutors investigating the stabbing of 2 police officers

    10/05/2016 7:12:44 AM PDT · by tekrat · 1 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/5/2016 | Robert-Jan Bartunek
    Belgian counter terror prosecutors stepped in to investigate the stabbing of two police officers in Brussels on Wednesday, an indication the case was being treated as a possible militant attack. Brussels prosecutors said in a brief statement that the file had been taken on by their federal counterparts, who normally intervene in cases of organized crime or terrorism. Brussels is on high alert after bombings in March killed 32 people at the city's airport and inside a subway carriage.
  • Whistleblower: Hillary´s Chief Staff Quashed State Dept. Scandal Investigation

    06/11/2013 11:34:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/11/13 | John Nolte
    A former senior investigator with the State Department´s criminal investigative unit has turned whistleblower and alleged to both the media and Congress that senior staff within State Department covered up investigations into appalling behavior committed by members of Hillary Clinton´s security staff and our ambassador to Belgium. One of those alleged to have interfered was Cheryl Mills, Hillary´s chief of staff. The case in which Clinton enforcer Mills allegedly intervened centered upon Brett McGurk, Obama’s nominee to be US ambassador to Iraq. McGurk’s expected nomination fell apart after a computer hack exposed
  • Terminally ill minor given assisted death in Belgium

    09/19/2016 9:24:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    ctvnews.ca ^ | September 17, 2016 | Thomas Adamson
    PARIS -- A terminally ill minor has been helped to die in Belgium for the first time since the country did away with age restrictions on euthanasia two years ago, according to the senator who wrote the law. Liberal Senator Jean-Jacques De Gucht confirmed the death of the sick juvenile to The Associated Press Saturday. He said the minor was from Belgium's Flemish region, but declined to provide any further details about the patient to protect the privacy of the grieving family.
  • Belgium euthanizes 'terminally ill child'

    09/17/2016 7:32:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09.17.2016 | jar/sms (Reuters, AFP)
    A child suffering a fatal illness has become the first minor to be euthanized since age restrictions on mercy killings were lifted in the country. Mercy killings have become increasingly common in Benelux countries. The head of Belgium’s federal euthanasia commission gave no details of the child beyond saying the patient was an exceptional case of a young person with a terminal illness, the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper reported. […] Any request for euthanasia must be made by the child, approved by a panel of physicians, an independent psychiatrist or psychologist and have parental consent. But the case files — which...
  • BREAKING NEWS: One dead after 'powerful blast rocks sports centre in Belgium

    08/25/2016 6:03:20 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 72 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 25 August 2016 | Chris Summers For Mailonline
    One person has been killed after a powerful explosion went off at a sports centre in the Belgian town of Chimay, partially destroying the building. At least one person was killed and two were injured at the Plaine Chalon community centre, an emergency services spokesman told the Belga News Agency. The cause of the blast was not immediately clear and it is not known if it is terrorism-related or whether it was a gas explosion.
  • Three injured as machete-wielding woman goes on the rampage on a bus in Brussels

    08/22/2016 9:19:12 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Aug. 22, 2016 | Julian Robinson
    Three people have been injured after a machete-wielding woman went on the rampage in Brussels, it has emerged. Police have shot and wounded the woman after she went on the attack on a bus in the Belgian capital. Sources close to the investigation say police do not believe the incident is politically motivated and the assailant is said to have mental health problems. Brussels has been on high alert since local ISIS militants carried out the attacks in Paris last November and suicide bombings in Brussels itself in March.
  • Europe Has Imported Its Own Death Squads

    08/21/2016 11:39:46 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    Advice Goddess Blog ^ | August 20, 2016 | Amy Alkon
    Stoyan Zaimov writes at Christian Post of a Muslim man, the 16-year-old son of Imam Sheikh Alami, a local radical cleric with Dutch and Moroccan citizenship, who had voiced some nice gentle thoughts while he marched around Verviers, Belgium:
  • Belgian police hunt 15-year-old son of radical imam and declare him a 'serious threat'

    08/16/2016 11:09:06 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | August 9, 2016 | Abe Hawken
    Belgian police are desperately hunting a radicalised 15-year-old son of an imam who appeared in a video pleading for the 'annihilation of all Christians'. The chilling video shows the teenager, who has not been named, calling for Allah to 'destroy' Christians and 'kill them all'. He sang the alarming outburst which was filmed in Verviers, east Belgium, and police added that the boy has been recognised and is on a list on radicalised people. A source told the Daily Telegraph that the youngster is the son of a local radical imam - a leader of a mosque. The source added...
  • Star Belgian sailor sick after racing on polluted Rio bay

    08/11/2016 4:45:59 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 19 replies
    Fox news ^ | August 11, 2016
    A Belgian woman who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics has become sick after racing on polluted Guanabara Bay, the first sailor to fall ill from the waters that were subject to great scrutiny leading to the Rio Games
  • Muslim In Belgium Vows: “Murder All Of The Christians, Oh Allah, Destroy The Odious Christians

    08/09/2016 3:22:55 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 23 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 08/09/2016 | Ted
    Belgian police have launched a manhunt for a teenager after footage emerged of him calling for “the murder of all Christians”. The video shows the 15-year-old, who has not been named, in Verviers and, in Arabic, declaring, “Oh Allah, destroy the odious Christians. Oh Allah kill them all.” The boy is filmed on a French website saying, “Don’t spare any of them.” The film was shot in Verviers, the scene of a successful anti-terrorism operation last year. Police said the boy has been identified and is on a list of radicalised persons, but did not disclose his name. A source...
  • Machete-wielding man attacks police in Belgium while yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’

    08/07/2016 2:58:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | August 7, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    Update: When I posted this story Saturday there was still no claim of responsibility and authorities were not 100% certain it was terrorism, though they were definitely leaning that way. Today, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack and authorities seem confident the attacker had a terrorist motive. From Reuters: Islamic State claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack by a machete-wielding man in Belgium that left two female police officers seriously injured, the group’s Amaq news agency said on Twitter.Shortly before the claim, Belgian prosecutors had identified the assailant as a 33-year-old Algerian, K.B., who had lived in Belgium since...
  • Belgium police machete attack: Knifeman shouting 'Allahu Akbar' attacks two female officers

    08/06/2016 1:08:48 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 45 replies
    Mirror ^ | 8/6/2016 | Sam Webb
    A man slashed a policewoman's face with a machete and shouted 'Allahu Akbar' before her fellow officer gunned him down in a chilling 'terror' attack. The attacker reportedly walked up to two policewomen at the entrance of the police station in the Belgian city of Charleroi just before 4pm, pulled a machete from his bag and hacked at the officer. After slamming the machete into the face of one officer, he then turned to another and began swinging the massive blade at her. A third female officer raced to the front desk and then blasted the attacker in the chest...
  • Two Police Wounded By Machete-Wielding Man

    08/06/2016 9:10:38 AM PDT · by traumer · 27 replies
    Two police officers have been wounded in Belgium by a man wielding a machete who shouted "Allahu Akbar". The man was shot after the attack in Charleroi but is alive, the city's police said in a tweet. Sky's Mark White said: "This was an attack that unfolded at 4pm local time in Belgium outside the police station. "Two police officers were attacked according to police officials by a man wielding a machete and it was a male and female officer injured. "The female officer suffered moderate injuries to her face. "The other officer with her, a male officer, is not...
  • Belgian police officers injured in machete attack

    08/06/2016 9:36:04 AM PDT · by Prospero · 44 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | 8/6/2016 | Our Foreign Staff
    Two policewomen were attacked and wounded with a machete by an attacker who shouted “Allahu Akbar” outside a police station in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday. The attacker, a man, was shot by a third officer, Charleroi police said on Twitter. He later died in hospital, according to Belgian national broadcaster RTBF. Police said the attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar" ("God is great" in Arabic) as he lunged at the officers outside a police station. One of the police officers suffered severe face wounds. Her colleague was only slightly injured.
  • Belgium: Muslim migrant stabs priest who let him in to use his shower

    08/01/2016 7:20:55 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 12 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 08/01/2016 | Robert Spencer
    Authorities are insisting that the attack was not terror-related, which they would probably be doing even if it were. What no one is considering, however, is that it is a manifestation of the very different culture of the migrants: one that considers non-Muslims obligated for the financial upkeep of Muslims (cf. Qur’an 9:29), and which sanctifies violence as a holy act (cf. Qur’an 2:191, 4:89, 9:5, 47:4, etc.). The consequences of admitting large numbers of people from such a culture into Europe could well be catastrophic, and spell the end of free societies in Europe and elsewhere. Jos-Vanderlee “Priest in...
  • Priest in Belgium Stabbed 'By Asylum Seeker In His Own Home After Letting Him In To Use Shower'

    07/31/2016 2:40:26 PM PDT · by drewh · 34 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | 21:21, 31 JUL 2016 | Richard Wheatstone
    Jos Vanderlee, 65, suffered injuries during a robbery in Lanaken, Belgium, at around 2.40pm local time this afternoon Priest in Belgium stabbed 'by asylum seeker in his own home after letting him in to use shower' Jos Vanderlee, 65, suffered injuries to his hands during a robbery in Lanaken, Belgium, at around 2.40pm local time this afternoon Jos VanderleeThe priest has been named locally as Jos Vanderlee, 65 A priest has been stabbed in his own home by an asylum seeker he allowed in to use his shower - according to local prosecutors. The priest - named locally as 65-year-old...
  • French workers 'pay the most taxes in Europe'

    07/26/2016 10:01:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 26 Jul 2016 17:02 GMT+02:00
    The French are paying the most taxes out of all of Europe’s workers, an annual report shows, but are they getting value for money? […] An annual study by the liberal think tank the Molinari Institute has concluded that French workers are the most taxed in Europe — above even the Belgians who have previously held the unfortunate title. […] Based on figures from EY (formerly Ernst and Young), French workers hand over some 57.5 percent of their salaries to the state in various kinds of taxes compared to 56.9 percent in Belgium. …
  • 'It's their own fault' — Trump slams France and Germany (barf alert)

    07/24/2016 12:08:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    AFP via The Local ^ | 24 Jul 2016 16:40 GMT+02:00
    Republican White House nominee Donald Trump has said that France, Germany and other nations hit by recent terror attacks had only themselves to blame “because they allowed people to come into their territory.” Trump was asked in an interview airing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to expand on his proposal to suspend immigration from what he calls countries “compromised by terrorism” until vetting mechanisms are in place. “I’m going to be coming out over the next few weeks with a number of the places,” said Trump according to an excerpt of the interview. “We have problems in Germany, and...
  • Breaking! Terror alert in Brussels

    07/20/2016 8:48:01 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 23 replies
    BBC Breaking News ^ | 7/20/2016 | BBC News
    "Police told me they had the man under control" @GavinLeeBBC reporting from central Brussels - BBC News
  • MFA issues travel advisory on Belgium, strongly advises Singaporeans to take precautions

    07/18/2016 10:01:47 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 4 replies
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issued a travel advisory on July 18 for Singaporeans travelling to, or living in, Belgium. It strongly advised Singaporeans to take all necessary precautions for their personal safety, by watching the local news and following instructions issued by the authorities in Belgium.
  • Vehicles ablaze in Brussels 'do not appear to be related to terrorism': police (Wink)

    07/14/2016 9:12:26 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 28 replies
    abc.net.au ^ | Updated yesterday at 9:15pm | abc.net.au
    Vehicles ablaze in Brussels 'do not appear to be related to terrorism': police Updated yesterday at 9:15pm Police say explosions which were heard in Brussels do not appear to be related to terrorism. Local media and video shared from residents showed several cars ablaze in the Brussels business district of St Gilles. British news agency reports said that two explosions were heard that may have been caused by the burning cars. The fires have been doused and there are no reports of casualties. Belgium has been on high alert for months after terrorists linked to November's Paris attacks were traced...
  • BREAKING: Explosions heard in Brussels as huge fire rips through Belgian capital

    07/13/2016 3:57:17 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 154 replies
    AN EXPLOSION has rocked the Saint-Gilles area of the Belgian capital Brussels.
  • State Department Whistleblower..Seeks Congressional Protection After State Threatens Her Kids

    06/12/2013 7:58:29 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 152 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 6-12-2013 | Bryan Preston
    June 12, 2013 State Department Whistleblower, a Career Foreign Service Officer, Seeks Congressional Protection After State Threatens Her Kids Bryan Preston The State Department whistleblower is Aurelia Fedenisn. She worked in the department’s inspector general’s office until her retirement in December 2012. According to USA Today, she has sought protection as an official whistleblower after the State Department directly threatened her, once at her home. It threatened her with criminal charges when she turned over documents to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) showing evidence that the department had watered down her report, in which she alleged that the department at the...
  • World's oldest priest says strict routine basis of long life

    07/10/2016 11:50:34 AM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 10, 2016
    ather Jacques Clemens attends a mass at St. Benoit church in Nalinnes, Belgium, July 10, 2016. NALINNES, Belgium A strict daily routine is the recipe for a long life, according to the world's oldest priest, Belgian Jacques Clemens, who will celebrate his 107th birthday on Monday.Clemens, who has also celebrated his 80th anniversary as a Catholic priest, gets up every morning at 5.30 a.m. and goes to bed at 9.00 p.m. When Clemens was about to retire at 75, his bishop asked him to remain in service until they found a successor - he only stopped holding regular church services...
  • Victorious Nigel Farage Addresses EU Assembly: ‘You’re Not Laughing Now Are You?’ (VIDEO)

    06/28/2016 8:57:04 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 66 replies
    Thegatewaypundit.com/ ^ | 6-28-2016 | Joe Hoft
    UKIP leader Nigel Farage stood in front of the European Union Tuesday for the first time since the Brexit results were announced last week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C5Q0Cw-69INigel told the assembly, “How things have changed… Isn’t it funny. When I came here 17 years ago and I said I wanted to lead a campaign to leave the European Union, you all laughed at me. Well I have to say you’re not laughing now are you?” This man has courage! Wow! Just spoke in the European Parliament, they were pleased to see me as you can tell. https://t.co/7TRJlBXLJl— Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) June 28, 2016
  • Putin’s Russia is a poor, drunk soccer hooligan

    06/22/2016 9:54:15 AM PDT · by NRx · 123 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 06-22-2016 | Scott Gilmore
    Russia is not the country you think it is. Its economy is smaller than South Korea’s. Its people are poorer than Kazakhstan’s. It trails Finland in technology. And it has a smaller military budget than Saudi Arabia... ...Russia hosted the Olympics, punched Georgia in the nose, took back the Crimea, invaded Ukraine, flew bombers through NATO airspace, built military bases in the Arctic, and generally flexed and posed like an oiled, aged, but still buff, body builder. And we’ve been paying increasingly rapt attention, not noticing the geriatric walker hidden just off stage. A closer look is almost shocking. According...
  • You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come [Charismatic Caucus]

    06/21/2016 10:33:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    You have come through the eye of the needle into Kingdom Come , Zion lays before you blessed daughters and sons, So now the "real awakening begins", Truly you ARE worthy free from all sins, Look you are dressed in righteousness for you wear my gown, I have bestowed on you and a clean turban as your crown, Your feet shine at the mention of My WORD, For Now they Know it IS the Path of Righteousness they have heard, Holy ! Holy ! Holy ! Is the sound, That you hear now echoing all around, Voices that sound like...
  • Man Detained In Belgium Anti-Terror Operation

    06/21/2016 12:04:20 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 6 replies
    Sky News ^ | Tuesday 21 June 2016
    A man who was possibly carrying explosives has been arrested near a shopping centre during an anti-terror operation in central Brussels. Police have sealed off the streets around the City2 shopping centre in the commercial centre of the Belgian capital.
  • Watch hundreds of lovestruck Irish football fans serenading a blonde French girl in Bordeaux

    06/19/2016 8:01:42 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19 June 2016 | By Ekin Karasin For Mailonline
    This is the moment hundreds of lovestruck Irish football fans gathered around a blonde French girl and serenaded her. A hilarious video showed the swaying crowds singing Can’t Take My Eyes Off You and Hey Baby to the laughing young woman in Bordeaux. They appeared in high spirits despite losing three-nil to Belgium on Saturday - and one admirer even stole a kiss from the woman at the end.
  • Three Belgians Charged Over Euros Terror Plot

    06/18/2016 5:13:03 PM PDT · by traumer · 35 replies
    Three Belgian men have been charged with terrorism offences following a major security operation across the country. The suspects, named by prosecutors as Samir C, Moustapha B and Jawad B, are accused of attempting to commit a terrorist murder and of participating in a terrorist group's activities. The men, aged between 27 and 40, remain in detention as an investigation continues. Police have raided several properties across Belgium The raids were conducted on Friday night and Saturday morning They were among 12 people who were arrested across the country, and the other nine held have since been released. Police raided...
  • France and Belgium face 'imminent terror attack'...

    06/15/2016 5:26:06 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 35 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | June 15, 2016 | Henry Samuel
    France and Belgium face an "imminent" terror attack from Isil commandos who left Syria a week ago and are already armed, according to a Belgian intelligence note cited by local media. The chilling warning that two-men groups were on the verge of an attack emerged hours before the kick off of France's second Euro 2016 game against Albania in Marseille and a day after a Frenchman who killed a police commander in the name of Isil warned that the Euro tournament would become a "graveyard".
  • EU to tighten guns rules despite concern it will restrict hunters, collectors

    06/10/2016 9:46:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    EurActiv ^ | Jun 10, 2016 | (EurActiv.com with AFP)
    European Union governments should agree tighter gun control laws on Friday (10 June) in the wake of Islamist shooting attacks in France and Belgium, despite opposition from some states which say they will hurt only law-abiding enthusiasts. The Czech Republic is among the loudest critics of rules that EU officials expect to secure comfortable majority backing when the 28 interior ministers meet in Luxembourg on Friday. It argues the measures will not prevent criminals acquiring weapons, but will penalize hunters and collectors. Since the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in January 2015 by men armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles apparently...
  • Gay man, 39, has asked to be euthanised under Belgium's radical right to die laws because he cannot

    06/10/2016 9:29:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 48 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | June 11, 2016 | STEVE DOUGHTY
    FULL TITLE: Gay man, 39, has asked to be euthanised under Belgium's radical right to die laws because he cannot accept his sexuality A gay Belgian man who says he cannot accept his sexuality has asked for the right to die using his country's radical euthanasia laws. The 39-year-old claims he is enduring extreme psychological suffering and that his sexuality has made him 'a prisoner in my own body'.
  • Beer to Flow Through City as Belgium Pipe Dream Comes True

    06/04/2016 12:06:48 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 12 replies
    ABC 7 CHICAGO ^ | 05 JUNE 2016 | AP
    BRUGES, Belgium -- The idea may have seemed mad, but after all, the beer is called the Madman of Bruges - or Brugse Zot in Dutch. And with the help of crowdfunding efforts among some 400 Madman fans, the dream of building a beer pipeline through the Belgian city of Bruges is becoming real. "You have to be a bit crazy - like the beer - to do such a project. I just had the money for that, and I liked it. So I went crazy and gave the money to the brewery," said local restaurant owner Philippe Le Loup,...
  • How Feminism Destroyed Europe | Iben Thranholm and Stefan Molyneux

    05/31/2016 3:29:13 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 18 replies
    YouTube/PeaceFreedomProsperity.com ^ | Apr 26, 2016 | Stefan Molyneux
    The massive feminization of culture has had a major impact on European politics and the decisions which have lead to the European Migrant Crisis. Iben Thranholm joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the deficiency of masculinity in European culture, how feminism has programmed women to see men as the enemy and the future of western civilization. "As the refugee crisis erupted and overwhelmed Europe, its political leaders - spearheaded by German Chancellor Angela Merkel - acted like timid mother hens, not as strong men responsible for guarding their country from an invasion." - Iben Thranholm Iben Thranholm is one of Denmark’s...
  • Assisted Suicide Is “Putting People Down”

    05/07/2016 8:22:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2016 | Richard Weikhart
    Last year the UK TV personality Ursula Presgrave generated controversy by her Facebook posting: “Anyone born with down syndrome should be put down, it’s just cruel to let them lead a pointless life of a vegetable.” Aside from the remarkable ignorance she displays about people with Down Syndrome, I’m troubled by the dehumanizing rhetoric. She thinks we should “put down” some of our fellow human beings, as though they are nothing but animals. It may seem at first glance that her comments have no real connection to the assisted suicide debate, because she is calling for murder, not suicide. However,...
  • Muslim woman behind viral selfie hailed as heroine -- until hateful Tweets revealed

    05/23/2016 4:22:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | May 23, 2016
    A Muslim woman who was photographed taking selfies in front of a Belgian protest last week, earning her widespread praise for her cheerful stance against bigotry, reportedly praised Hitler and called for the killing of Jews in past Facebook posts. Zakia Belkhiri was photographed taking the selfies as she flashed a peace sign in front of Vlaams Belang protesters at the third annual Muslim Expo in Antwerp.The protests were part of the increasing resistance in Belgium and elsewhere in Europe to the flood of Muslim refugees pouring in from war-torn and poverty stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Belgium paid Al-Qaeda terrorist nearly €80k in ‘moral damages’

    05/13/2016 7:20:28 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 11 replies
    RT ^ | May 13, 2016
    An Al-Qaeda terrorist convicted of plotting attacks against US targets in Europe received about €78,000 in compensation, as he claimed his human rights were violated by his extradition to the US, it has emerged. The information was revealed in Belgian media on Thursday. The compensation to the extremist – who was convicted of planning an attack on troops at a Belgian airbase and was suspected of planning an assault on the US embassy in Paris – was approved by the European Court of Human Rights back in 2014. Nizar Trabelsi, a Tunisian professional football player turned jihadist, was convicted on...
  • Belgium to Begin Strikes Against ISIS in Syria

    05/13/2016 3:46:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Friday, 13 May 2016
    Belgium will extend its F-16 air strikes against ISIS militants in Iraq into Syria, the government said Friday, as it grapples with the aftermath of deadly ISIS-claimed bomb attacks in Brussels in March. “In accordance with UN Resolution 2249, the engagement will be limited to those areas of Syria under the control of ISIS and other terrorist groups,” a spokesman for Prime Minister Charles Michel told AFP after a cabinet meeting. “The objective will be to destroy these groups’ refuges,” the spokesman said, adding that the strikes would begin on July 1.
  • Archbishop of Brussels Speaks Out for Married Priests

    05/10/2016 6:09:28 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    Pray Tell ^ | 5/9/16 | Rita Ferrone
    Jozef De Kesel, Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and primate of Belgium, has spoken in favor of allowing the ordination of married men. In a wide-ranging interview with De Zondag, a Flemish publication, the 68-year old Archbishop was asked whether the Latin Rite should maintain priestly celibacy. He said in reply: “I am not in favor of the abolition of celibacy. A single life is not meaningless. I have consciously chosen it: it was also the way of life of Jesus. However, I do not think we can require that of all priests, especially at a time when sexuality plays a big...
  • Obama Fundraiser: Palin Putting Career Above Family -- (Sexist Thugs at DNC Alert)

    09/06/2008 9:40:34 AM PDT · by GVnana · 44 replies · 1,586+ views
    Obama Fundraiser: Palin Putting Career Above Family by FOXNews.com Saturday, September 6, 2008 An original member of Barack Obama’s finance committee said Friday that Sarah Palin is putting her career above her family by accepting the nomination as John McCain’s running mate. Howard Gutman made the argument on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” telling the radio host that the Alaska governor should focus her energy on her unwed, pregnant teenage daughter. “If my daughter had just come home at 17 years old and said, ‘Mom, Dad, I’m pregnant, we have a family problem,’ I wouldn’t say, ‘You know what we’re going...
  • State Dept. Inspector General: U.S. Ambassador to Belgium 'Solicited Prostitutes, Including Minors'

    06/11/2013 6:58:06 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    Weekly standard ^ | 9:22 AM, Jun 11, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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    04/29/2016 2:12:13 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 56 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 4-28-16 | Matthew Holehouse,
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