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‘For National Security, Keep Foreign Terrorists Out’ – Dutch MP needs 24/7 security, faces two trials for hate speechPosted in Egalitarianism / Culture Wars, European Union on June 30th, 2014
Brenda Walker: Member of the Dutch Parliament Geert Wilders has paid a high price for his courage in speaking out about the threat from Muslim immigration, Not only does he need 24/7 security, but he has had two trials for hate speech in the Netherlands. In this Gatestone Institute speech, he proposes “Ten concrete measures to prevent Islamic terrorism in the Netherlands.”
International Energy Agency warns that the EU will lose a quarter of its electricity over the next decade as old power stations are shut down.
EU finance ministers yesterday agreed to place Croatia under Excessive Deficit Procedure, and asked the Croatian government to present a plan to reduce the country’s public deficit to 3% of GDP by 2016.
(6 months after joining)
I’ve become a real fan of the Swiss. Seriously. First they rejected the Olympics, and now a high-pay cap. Amen. Europe needs more of this.
Meanwhile, a town in Seattle, just passed a $15/hour minimum wage law. I’ll watch with measured amusement: