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  • Eighty per cent of Vatican priests are gay according to explosive new book

    02/13/2019 7:30:21 AM PST · by navysealdad · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12 February 2019
    Eighty per cent of Vatican priests are gay and living in the closet, according to an explosive new book to be published next week. The 570-page expose, titled In the Closet of the Vatican, claims that four in five clerics in the Roman Catholic Church are homosexuals - but aren't necessarily sexually active. French sociologist and journalist Frederic Martel, who spent four years conducting 1,500 interviews for the book, found that some priests maintained discreet long term relationships, while others lived double lives having casual sex with gay partners and using male prostitutes.
  • Europe may be on the cusp of a nightmare, but it’s not too late to wake up

    02/11/2019 5:37:16 PM PST · by Mariner · 28 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | February 11th, 2019 | George Soros
    MUNICH, Germany (Project Syndicate) — Europe is sleepwalking into oblivion, and the people of Europe need to wake up before it is too late. If they don’t, the European Union will go the way of the Soviet Union in 1991. Neither our leaders nor ordinary citizens seem to understand that we are experiencing a revolutionary moment, that the range of possibilities is very broad, and that the eventual outcome is thus highly uncertain. Most of us assume that the future will more or less resemble the present, but this is not necessarily so. In a long and eventful life, I...
  • Anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on Paris bagel shop compared to similar acts in Nazi Germany

    02/11/2019 6:53:17 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 11 2019 | Travis Fedschun/AP
    Authorities in Paris have launched an investigation after anti-Semitic graffiti was found Saturday sprayed across a bagel shop in the city's old Jewish quarter. The word "Juden," which is German for Jews, was discovered on the glass window of a Bagelstein chain as anti-government protesters and police forces clashed in other parts of the French capital. "The most filthy anti-Semitism in the streets of the city of light," government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said on Twitter. The French League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism showed a photograph of the bagel shop graffiti alongside a photo of a Berlin shop in 1938 Germany...
  • Pompeo Says U.S. To Be More Engaged In East Europe, Warns Russia Trying To Divide West

    02/11/2019 6:46:10 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 10 replies
    Radio Liberty ^ | Feb 11 2019
    On the first day of a five-country European tour that will focus on opposition to the growing influence of Russia and China in Central Europe, Pompeo met with Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban. "We must not let Putin drive wedges between friends in NATO," Pompeo told a joint news conference in Budapest with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto. Pompeo specifically pointed to Central Europe's reliance on Russian energy as well as the presence of the Chinese telecom firm Huawei, particularly in Hungary.
  • With Iran squeezed out, U.S. oil takes on new rivals in Europe

    02/11/2019 10:04:09 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | February 11, 2019 | By Olga Yagova and Devika Krishna Kumar
    Only a few years ago, before the hydro-fracking and shale revolution overturned the economics of U.S. oil production, the United States was the world's largest oil importer by far and prohibited exports of oil by law. Now shipments of U.S. crude into Europe have just hit a new record. January imports were 630,000 barrels per day, still - behind Russia and Iraq but above other OPEC producers including Nigeria and Libya. Higher U.S. crude exports have been helped by lower supplies of Iranian and Venezuelan crude, which Washington has put under sanctions, scaring buyers across the world. In the whole...
  • Remember the tiny baby balloon in England? You'll LOVE what Italians did

    02/09/2019 7:41:09 PM PST · by MNDude · 49 replies
    It's Yuge!
  • Italian Carnival displays Massive `Emperor Trump` Float - 10th February 2019

    02/10/2019 5:18:55 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 21 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/10/19
    A giant President Trump float made its debut on the first day of one of Italy’s most famous carnival events this weekend. The Carnevale Di Viargeggio festival in Viareggio, Italy, is attended by about 600,000 people and is famed for its papier-mâché sculptures. The largest of which can be as heavy as 40 tons and often carry a political message. However, to American audience members, one gigantic float stood out: a huge, moving sculpture of President Donald Trump, decked out with wings and golden armor. SEE VIDEO HERE: Italian Carnival displays Massive `Emperor Trump` Float - 10th February 2019
  • WATCH: Huge ‘God Emperor Trump’ Statue Rises Over Italian Carnival

    02/10/2019 4:34:29 AM PST · by iontheball · 49 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | February 9, 2019 | Tom Pappert
    A carnival in Viareggio, Italy featured a massive statue of President Donald J. Trump dressed in power armor from the Warhammer 40k games and books, referencing the popular “God Emperor Trump” meme. The huge statue stood over four stories high, and featured speakers blaring the metal song “Carolus Rex” by Sabaton.
  • Trump’s wild popularity overseas is one of media’s best kept secrets

    02/10/2019 6:28:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/10/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    The mainstream media pretends that their scorn for President Trump is almost universally shared overseas. While globalists everywhere (along with their media allies) dislike him for standing up for national sovereignty, a rising tide of populist revolt is shaking them to their core. And Trump is a hero – even a superhero – to the growing number of anti-globalist populists around the world. Stark evidence of this popularity of President Trump comes from Italy, where a populist government won power – though the media tend to ignore this. The Carnival of Viareggio, described as “world-famous” by Medium.com (the website...
  • The E.U.: Hell hath no fury

    02/09/2019 2:01:15 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Nicholas J. Kaster
    In the midst of negotiations to implement Brexit, E.U. president Donald Tusk sneered that there was “a special place in hell” for those who pushed Brexit “without a plan,” a comment seemingly designed to foil an agreement. The Brexiteers have responded in kind. Nigel Farage tweeted that after Brexit, “we will be free of unelected bureaucrats like you and run our own country.” He added, “Sounds more like heaven to me.” Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative MP, said that Tusk’s comment “shows exactly why the British people rejected the EU in the first place.” “Britain is implementing the will of the people,”...
  • French air strikes target convoy entering Chad from Libya

    02/04/2019 11:52:47 AM PST · by csvset · 9 replies
    French fighter jets struck targets in northern Chad on Sunday in support of local troops trying to repel a convoy of unidentified fighters that had crossed the border from Libya, France's military said in a statement. "A Mirage 2000 patrol of the French armed forces intervened jointly with the Chadian army in northern Chad to strike a column of 40 pickups of an armed group from Libya infiltrating deep into Chadian territory," the armed forces said on Monday. "This intervention at the request of Chadian authorities helped hinder this hostile advance and disperse the column." The warplanes are based near...
  • Migrants pushed three .. Germans in front of train – mainstream media covered up the murders

    02/04/2019 6:21:11 AM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    Voice of Europe ^ | 3 February 2019 | EMMA R.
    Migrants pushed three 16-year-old Germans in front of train – mainstream media covered up the murders. (Full title). Three young boys were pushed onto the rails at the Nürnberg S-train station Frankenstadion end of January. Two of them were ran over by the oncoming train and killed. German mainstream media spoke deceitfully of “Germans”, in order to cloak a migration background. Furthermore drivel about “accident” and “tragedy” was put out there, and the three 16 year old’s “fell” onto the rails. The Nürnberg News respectfully called the first offender that was arrested a “young man”. ... But on Monday morning...
  • France Yellow Vests: Italian Leader Meets Yellow Vests Running In Euro Parliament Elections

    02/07/2019 2:40:53 AM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/7/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    "Today with Alessandro Di Battista we made a leap in France and we met the leader of the Yellow Waistcoats Christophe Chalencon and the candidates of the list RIC....." Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and Five Star Movement Leader Luigi Di Maio Tweet 2/5/2019 The leadership of one of Italy's ruling parties was in Paris Tuesday meeting with Yellow Vests leadership and candidates running on a "Yellow Vests" list in this May's elections to the European Parliament.....
  • France Recalls Ambassador To Rome-"Unprecedented attacks" says French foreign ministry

    02/07/2019 5:21:17 AM PST · by Nextrush · 21 replies
    ANSA.IT ^ | 2/7/2019 | ANSA
    (ANSA)-Rome-February 7-France has recalled its ambassador to Rome, Christian Masset, for consultations. The French foreign ministry said the move was related to "groundless attacks by Italy without precedent since the end of the war" and "outrageous statements" by the Italian government. "Disagreeing is one thing, exploiting relations for electoral ends is another", the ministry noted.....
  • Liam Neeson insists he’s not racist after saying he once wanted to kill a (random) black man

    02/06/2019 8:54:12 AM PST · by Cubs Fan · 41 replies
    Neeson explained that he made the initial comments to The Independent after the journalist asked how he tapped into vengeful feelings for his new movie, Cold Pursuit. “The topic of our film is revenge, it’s a dark comedy too, but its base is revenge. The lady journalist was asking me, how do you tap into that? “I remembered an incident nearly 40 years ago when a very dear friend of mine was brutally raped and I was out of the country and when I came back she told me about this. “I had never felt this feeling before, which was...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 2/6/2019

    02/06/2019 5:13:00 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/6/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump will meet North Korea's ruler Kim Jong-un for a second time February 27th and 28th in Vietnam.... Restrictions on protest in France of individuals and groups passed in the National Assembly Tuesday. 387 in favor, 92 against with 74 abstentions.... Authorities in Paris believe an apartment complex fire Monday night was deliberately set... The Battle of Brexit or is it the Betrayal of Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa My intends to talk with the EU later this week and was in Northern Ireland Tuesday talking the "Irish backstop" issue Tuesday..... Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says if the Kurdish...
  • Macedonian PM Says Joining NATO Will Assure Peace in Balkans

    02/05/2019 9:32:48 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 5 replies
    VOA News ^ | Feb 4, 2019 | Ken Schwartz
    Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says the entire Balkans will have prosperity and lasting peace when Macedonia joins NATO. Zaev spoke in Sofia, Bulgaria Monday — two days before Macedonia signs the accession protocol at NATO headquarters in Brussels. "Macedonia has been waiting for 27 years to become a member of NATO. Zaev said. "Today, Macedonia has the hope of having open doors." Greece had blocked Macedonia's efforts to join NATO and the EU because of a long-running dispute over the use of the name 'Macedonia' — shared both by a historic region of northern Greece and the former Yugoslav...
  • Germany's Merkel drops hint of a 'creative' Brexit compromise

    02/04/2019 10:44:44 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 54 replies
    reuters.com ^ | FEBRUARY 4, 2019 | Andreas Rinke
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, calling for a “creative” compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements.
  • Venezuela’s Maduro Writes to Pope for Help

    02/04/2019 7:37:35 PM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Vanguard ^ | 2/4/19
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he has written to the pope asking him to help mediate his country’s crisis after a swathe of nations recognised a rival opposition chief as interim leader. “I sent a letter to Pope Francis,” Maduro told Italy’s SkyTG24 television in an interview broadcast on Monday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido gaining more international support. “I told him that I serve Christ’s cause… and in this spirit I asked for his help, in a process of facilitating and strengthening dialogue,” said Maduro, who has rejected calls for snap presidential elections. “I ask the pope to put...
  • French Police Caught on Tape Saying to ‘Shoot’ Yellow Vests

    02/04/2019 6:14:50 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/4/19
    An investigation has been launched in Tolouse after officers were caught on tape saying they wanted to “shoot” violent Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protesters. The footage comes from the Yellow Vest protest on Saturday, January 12th, where protesters and hooligans clashed with police for nearly 16 hours and was recorded at the police command room where officers were watching the scenes of violence unfold on several monitors, broadcaster France 3 reports. Several officers are heard in the recording including both female and male officers with one male officer saying, “The fuckers! There’s one on the ground there,” and another commenting,...