Category Archives: Elections

April 19, 2017

Le Pen Promises Immigration Freeze if She Wins Presidential Election

Marine Le Pen has promised to “put back the borders” if she is elected French President, pledging a freeze on long-term visas and a tax on companies that hire foreign workers.

Speaking at a rally in Paris, Ms. Le Pen promised to restore France’s “Four Sovereignties”, telling supporters:

“The European Union is imposing double trouble on us: the lack of physical borders with the irresponsible Schengen Treaty.

“We got rid of our physical borders and that turned our countries into train stations for all immigrants around the world. I will end Schengen and restore our national borders.

“No other candidate is proposing this, none of them.”

Libération also reports she pledged to introduce “much more drastic, more reasonable, more humane, more manageable rules” on immigration.

Ms. Le Pen is currently running neck-and-neck with independent Emmanuel Macron the polls for the first round of the presidential election, with establishment conservative François Fillon and hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon following very close behind.

The closeness of the figures, and the unreliability of French polling, means any of the four candidates could potentially make it through to the second round run-off two weeks later.

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April 15, 2017

Fed-up French voters warn ‘CIVIL WAR’ could be needed to liberate nation from EU (Video)

French voters who are backing Marine Le Pen have said a civil war may be necessary to liberate the country from the control of Brussels.

Voters who are angry at the political establishment have said a civil war is on the cards if France does not break away from the European Union.

The French presidential election is fast approaching, with two candidates advocating a Frexit gaining the most ground in recent days.

Both left-wing Jean-Luc Melenchon and right-wing Marine Le Pen are pushing for a campaign to leave the European project.

Several voters in the historically industrial town of Amiens told German channel DW that they were backing Marine Le Pen so she could take back control over their borders.

One young worker said he was voting for the Front National because they were the only party with answers to France’s growing unemployment, which sits just over 10 per cent.

But, he warned, the country may need to fight on the streets for their freedom from the European Union.

The young man told DW: “Leaving the euro will hurt at first and make a lot of people very angry. It could even trigger a civil war to get there.

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The vote that could wreck the European Union

Why the French presidential election will have consequences far beyond its borders.

It has been many years since France last had a revolution, or even a serious attempt at reform. Stagnation, both political and economic, has been the hallmark of a country where little has changed for decades, even as power has rotated between the established parties of left and right.

Until now. This year’s presidential election, the most exciting in living memory, promises an upheaval. The Socialist and Republican parties, which have held power since the founding of the Fifth Republic in 1958, could be eliminated in the first round of a presidential ballot on April 23rd. French voters may face a choice between two insurgent candidates: Marine Le Pen, the charismatic leader of the National Front, and Emmanuel Macron, the upstart leader of a liberal movement, En Marche! (On the Move!), which he founded only last year.

The implications of these insurgencies are hard to exaggerate. They are the clearest example yet of a global trend: that the old divide between left and right is growing less important than a new one between open and closed. The resulting realignment will have reverberations far beyond France’s borders. It could revitalise the European Union, or wreck it.

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April 14, 2017

The Truth About the French Election – Paul Joseph Watson (Video)

It’s the people vs. the establishment once again.

April 4, 2017

Illegal alien indicted for $12 million tax refund and voter fraud

According to the indictment, Williams had refund checks issued in the names of people from whom he stole IDs and had blank check stock and debit cards delivered to his residence.

A previously deported illegal alien from Nigeria living in Missouri was indicted Wednesday for a sophisticated stolen identity fraud scheme that sought more than $12 million in tax refunds.

In addition, he has also reportedly voted in two U.S. presidential elections.

Kevin Kunlay Williams, aka Kunlay Sodipo, a Nigerian citizen who is a resident of St. Louis, Missouri, was charged with mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, voter fraud, illegal reentry, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Williams and others allegedly used public school employees’ identifications stolen from a payroll company to electronically file more than 2,000 fraudulent federal income tax returns. Williams also allegedly stole electronic filing identification numbers (EFINs) to secure bank products that allowed him to print refund checks and instruct the IRS to forward refunds to prepaid debit cards.

According to the indictment, Williams had refund checks issued in the names of people from whom he stole IDs and had blank check stock and debit cards delivered to his residence.

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March 26, 2017

Goldman Sachs Tells Investors Marine Le Pen Could Be France’s Next President

Like Brexit and Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen could defy predictions to become president of France later this year, Goldman Sachs strategist Bobby Vedral has said, noting how “political correctness leads people to lie in the polls.”

Global head of Goldman Sachs’ MarketStrats group, Vedral said the market is too complacent over the upcoming election in France.

This week, he sent customers his analysis by email which read: “while the base case is that she won’t, it is at best naive, at worst negligent to assume she can’t.”

While he agrees with polls, which show arch-globalist former banker Emmanuel Macron will be made president of France in May, the strategist cautioned that there is data in the surveys which raises doubts.

When asked who they would vote for in the second round of the election in May (a runoff between the top two vote-getters if no one wins more than 50 per cent of the vote in the first round on April 23), a significant proportion of respondents answered “don’t know”, with the proportion reaching as high as 42 per cent, depending on the candidate mix.

Citing the “shy voter” theory, the idea that people can be reluctant to tell pollsters they intend to vote for a right-wing option in elections — thought to have been at work when electorates opted for Brexit and Donald Trump — Vedral said he believes that a large number of those people don’t want to admit they will vote for populist Marine Le Pen.

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March 19, 2017

Nigel Farage Interviews Marine Le Pen – 15/03/17 (Video)

Must watch video!

March 16, 2017

Dutch elections: Turkish minister claims ‘holy wars will soon begin in Europe’ after Geert Wilders beaten (Video)

Minister claims there is no difference between liberal politicians and ‘fascist’ far-right leader.

A Turkish minister has claimed “holy wars will soon begin” in Europe, in spite of the defeat of far-right leader Geert Wilders in the Netherlands elections.

Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey’s foreign minister, did not welcome the victory for Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s centre-right People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).

“Now the election is over in the Netherlands…when you look at the many parties you see there is no difference between the social democrats and fascist Wilders,” he said according to a translation by Hurriyet.

“All have the same mentality. Where will you go? Where are you taking Europe? You have begun to collapse Europe. You are dragging Europe into the abyss. Holy wars will soon begin in Europe.”

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March 8, 2017

Marine Le Pen vs. The World | French Presidential Election – Stefan Molyneux (Video)

On April 23rd, 2017, France will hold their Presidential election featuring National Front leader Marine Le Pen who has faced significant opposition from the establishment French politicians, the European Union and even the banking establishment. It’s Marine Le Pen and the populist uprising against the world – who will win?

February 27, 2017

Channelling Trump, Le Pen Vows to Make France the ‘Model Nation-State’

Marine Le Pen has vowed to make France the “model nation-state” if she wins the presidency this year, saying she is the only candidate “in tune” with the growing sense of national identity in Europe.

Speaking to supporters in the western city of Nantes on Sunday, the Front National leader likened her appeal to that of Donald Trump and said she was the best candidate to deal with the problems France was facing.

“You see America with Trump,” she said. “In this new world that is emerging, I am the best placed to speak in the name of France.”

In the wake of Mr. Trump’s election victory and Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), Ms. Le Pen said that her plan was “in tune with the great planetary movement which consists of the awakening of the peoples [and] the return of national frontiers and national pride”.

Le Figaro reports she lambasted the country’s political establishment, saying that France had been ruled by a succession of “lazy kings” and “presidents who are sadly normal, which is to say incompetent”.

Ms. Le Pen was also confident her party has already won the battle of ideas. The challenge now is persuading enough people to break their traditional voting habits.

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