Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Jul 31 2010

Stewart on Obama

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The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Leader’s Digest www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party

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Jun 28 2010

European Parliament is squandering European citizen rights

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Again, the European Parliament is on the brink of giving away the privacy of the European citizens without our National Parliaments having any say into it. Read how the EU is giving the US the right to snoop into your personal affairs without any legal control or legality. http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,702841,00.html

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May 17 2010

Olli Rehn – Wants to break the independancy of the European members

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Olli Rehn wants to check and approve the budgets of the European member states. Looks like he is going for the ‘United State of Europe’ stepping over the European Parliament, every constitution and agreement with member states.

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Oct 03 2009

Ireland votes Yes

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So Ireland voted Yes in second referendum about the Lisbon treaty (link). The first time the said No but that was accepted by the politicians. Does that mean that their can be a third vote? Maybe one because not enough people voted or not enough people voted Yes? Do I hear somebody say; Fraud?

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Jul 31 2009

Privacy of Europeans is sold

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The European Commission has decided that the US should have access to transaction data of Europeans on the Swift network. Nobody asked the national parliaments, nobody asked the European parliament. Who is being screwed? BBC News M&C

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Aug 15 2008

Member of Parliament resigns over past as environmental activist

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This week Wijnand Duyvendak resigned as member of the Dutch Parliament. The reason was an upcoming publication of his book in which Wijnand revealed his past as environmental activist. He admitted to have been involved with the burglary of the Ministry of Economic affairs in which documents were removed about the plans to build new […]

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Jun 04 2008

Dutch Government ratifies the Lisbon treaty

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The Dutch government decided to ratify the Lisbon treaty. Last time the Dutch population said No against the “new European constitution” in a referendum. This time the government and parliament decided not to ask the Dutch people and stuff it down our throat. Technorati Tags: European constitution

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May 29 2008

Europe: Germany has to reconsider its position

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Peter Gauweiler, member of the German Bundestag has asked the German Bundesverfassungsgericht (the highest legal council in Germany) to review the Lisbon treaty and decide whether it is legal yes or no. Peter Gauweiler thinks the treaty is not in line with German democratic principles. Experts think he has a good chance on success. link […]

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Apr 25 2008

China says it will meet Dalai Lama’s representative – International Herald Tribune

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This sounds like good news. Is China getting the message? China says it will meet Dalai Lama’s representative – International Herald Tribune Technorati Tags: Dalai Lama,Tibet

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Apr 24 2008

Mugabe rival ‘clear victor’

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Finally, the BBC news reports that Mugabe rival was the ‘clear victor’ of the ellections. Something we allready knew.

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Apr 07 2008

The Olympic flame

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Today the Olympic flame was shown in Paris. The flame was extinguished three times before it was rushed to the relay’s endpoint [link to BBC article]. I don’t think it will change the method of economic imperialism used by the Chinese government. Maybe it will make them more careful but it won’t change them.

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Mar 15 2008

Free Tibet campaign

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What is happening in Tibet right now reminds me of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. If we are now carefull this will be just another example of China’s imperialisme and how it steps on human rights.

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