Category Archives: Marine Le Pen

May 5, 2017

I’m supporting Marine Le Pen, and if she fails this year, she will win in 2022 by Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage on Marine Le Pen.

For 18 years, I have sat in the European Parliament and looked on in wonderment at Jean-Marie Le Pen’s regular lunchtime table. Politics aside, when it comes to a good lunch with food, wine and company, he is certainly a true Frenchman.

At no point in time did I want Ukip to do a deal with the French National Front (FN). The party’s roots were deep in Vichy and I believed anti-Semitism was embedded in its DNA. All this made it the wrong place for Ukip to be. I’ve always seen Jean-Marie Le Pen as the modern-day Chauvin.

Then, in January 2011, an overwhelming vote of FN members saw Marine Le Pen become leader – beating Holocaust-denying Bruno Gollnisch. From the start, she wanted the FN to be more like Ukip than the BNP. I was told that this would be a nightmare for me.

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April 28, 2017

Marine Le Pen SURGES in latest poll as Macron is blasted for first round celebrations (Video)

The French electorate are abandoning Emmanuel Macron after a series of gaffes have helped Marine Le Pen back in contention ahead of the presidency campaign, latest polls show.

Europhile Macron, who has previously vowed to go “tough” on the UK’s historic Brexit vote, has been roasted for seemingly swanning around Paris like he has already won the presidency.

An Elabe poll for BFM TV found that half of people surveyed considered that Ms Le Pen’s campaign had started well, compared with just 43 per cent for Macron.

Another found some 61 per cent of French voters think that Ms Le Pen is leading a successful second-round campaign, compared to 48 per cent for Mr Macron, according to a Harris Interactive poll for RMC and Atlantico published on Wednesday.

Mr Macron is the current frontrunner ahead of the second round of the French election but has been accused of complacency by both rivals and allies.

He was booed and jeered by striking factory workers during a chaotic campaign visit in northern France, marking a stark contrast with Ms Le Pen taking photographs with workers.

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April 27, 2017

Le Pen’s Egyptian-born advisor condemns multiculturalism (Video)

Eric Duhaime is in France, covering the presidential election for TheRebel.media. He talks with Marine Le Pen’s Senior Political Advisor Jean Messiha, who came to France from Egypt as a child, when the immigration and assimilation process was very different. Messiha explains that this is why he agrees with Le Pen’s immigration policies.

April 21, 2017

Marine Le Pen: ‘Mass Immigration Is Not an Opportunity for France, It’s a Tragedy for France’

Front National leader Marine Le Pen has declared that, following years of unrest, riots, and terrorism, “Mass immigration is not an opportunity for France, it’s a tragedy for France.”

“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders,” promised Ms. Le Pen, triggering enthusiastic applause and chants of, “This is our home!” from a patriotic crowd of 5,000 supporters waving the tricolour flag.

“The choice on Sunday is simple,” she said. “It is a choice between a France that is rising again and a France that is sinking.”

She denounced her opponents as merchants of “savage globalisation”, echoing her comments on major rival Emmanuel Macron in an interview with La Croix:

“I have always said that I’d like to be up against Emmanuel Macron in the second round because then the choice will be clear-cut,” she said. “He is an unashamed globalist who wants to speed up the total opening of borders, free-exchange, and the evisceration of France in favour of private and financial interests.

“I, on the other hand, propose a return to the nation-state, the most effective structure to ensure security, prosperity, and democracy, and to protect our identity.”

Ms. Le Pen urged her supporters to fight for that vision at her Paris rally, encouraging them to go try and persuade friends and relatives to lend her their vote amid rumours of record voter abstentions.

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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

Marine Le Pen Hits Out At Pope After Call For Open Borders

French presidential frontrunner Marine Le Pen has criticised the Pope for pressuring Western countries to open their borders to migrants, accusing him of asking states to disregard their own citizens.

In an interview with La Croix International, the leader of the Front National chided Pope Francis for asking “that states go against the interests of their own people by not placing conditions on the acceptance of significant numbers of migrants”.

The 48-year-old added that, in her view, the Argentine cleric’s pronouncements on immigration exceed his role as a religious leader.

“To me, this falls within the realm of politics and even interference, since he is also a head of state.”

Pope Francis is technically a foreign leader as Sovereign of the Vatican – a walled city-state with some of the strictest immigration and citizenship rules in the world.

Asked about her own religious views, Ms. Le Pen said: “I have a strong faith and I am fortunate in that I have never doubted it.

“However, I admit that I am angry with the Church because I think that it interferes in everything except what it should really be concerned with,” she added.

Ms. Le Pen also discussed a potential showdown with in the second round of the French elections with Emmanuel Macron, a centre-left politician in the mould of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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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

La Résistance Against Globalism | Paul Joseph Watson and Stefan Molyneux (Video)

On April 23rd, the latest battle against globalism takes center stage as France goes the polls to decide it’s future, choosing between Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, François Fillon and Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Paul Joseph Watson joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the upcoming French elections, the state of political race in France, why young people fiercely support Marine Le Pen, the continued fight against globalism, President Donald Trump’s concerning week and YouTube demonetization.

April 4, 2017

Le Pen Urges Moscow and the West to ‘Join Forces’ After ISIS Claims Deadly Attack in Russia

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has urged Russia and the West to join forces against terrorism during a visit to Moscow, after ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack which killed six men in Chechnya.

According to German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle, at least six Russians serving at a National Guard base in Chechnya were killed after terrorists rushed in under cover of heavy fog. The raiding party did not succeed in entering the facility, however, and was “neutralised” following an exchange of gunfire with base personnel.

Razman Kadyrov, head of Chechnya’s regional administration, said there was “no doubt that the gunmen planned to carry out high-profile terrorist attacks using weapons [from the base] if they managed to acquire them and escape alive,” and National Guard chief Viktor Zolotov praised servicemen for “preventing numerous deaths among civilians”.

Shortly afterwards the SITE Intelligence Group, a U.S.-based think tank headed by Iraq-born Israeli analyst Rita Katz, reported that the Islamic State was claiming responsibility for the attack.

In a surprise meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin on the day of the attack, Ms Le Pen said that “the fight against terrorism can only be truly effective if the largest nations stand side by side and join forces.”

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