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If France Can Reject Wokeness, So Can We

February 19, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ An interesting piece in The New York Times highlights a ferocious blowback against woke ideas in France. Yes, France. “The threat is said to be existential,” foreign correspondent Norimitsu Onishi writes, adding: It fuels secessionism. Gnaws at national unity. Abets Islamism. Attacks France’s intellectual and cultural heritage. The threat? ‘Certain social […]

French Protesters Didn’t Want Macron’s Gas Tax. They Should Reject His Climate Agenda.

November 27, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Douglas Blair ~ A year ago this month, the “yellow vest” protests began in France. More than 300,000 men and women took to the streets of Paris, Lyon, and Toulouse dressed in bright yellow safety vests. They marched largely in opposition to a proposed fuel tax, arguing that gas prices in France […]

War On The Past And The End Of Cathedral Culture

April 21, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Shortly after the tragic sight of Notre Dame Cathedral going up in flames in Paris, as crowds watched and sang “Ave Maria,” historian Victor Davis Hanson put our modern times in perspective. He told Fox News “it’s going to be very hard in our society to ever build […]

Vive La France

December 12, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Vive La France! Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

In France And The US, A Tale Of 2 Energy Policies

December 7, 2018 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ When it comes to the energy and climate policies of the United States and France, there’s a clear fork in the road. If the past few weeks were any indication, families would rather take the path that avoids expensive, ineffective climate policies. The Trump EPA […]

The Green Agenda Burns To Ashes In Paris

December 5, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ A riot is an ugly thing. The anarchical mayhem in the streets of Paris in recent days paint a picture of a fractured society with deep-seated problems—a breakdown of the fragile yet essential rule of law. While we’ve come to expect such things in France, there are specific reasons why these […]

Macrons Mad Warming Policies Set Paris Alight

December 3, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The anti-Trump media warned the president’s crazy ideology would trigger violence. They were right. They just had the wrong guy:   Protesters have scaled the Arc de Triomphe in central Paris, as clashes with riot police continued during a third weekend of “yellow vest” rallies. Police fired tear gas, stun grenades and […]

Macron’s Insult Doesn’t Even Make Sense

November 16, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Emmanuel Macron attacks Donald Trump: Henry Ergas calls out the hypocrite: Patriotism is… not a virtue one displays in the abstract: there must be something to which one is patriotic. And in the modern world, that is the nation. To be patriotic is, in other words, to love one’s nation. And […]

Imagine A Brussels With Guns

November 13, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ From the continent that gave us Napoleon’s world war,  World War 1, World War 2, the Holocaust, ethnic cleansing and colonialism, this bright idea: France’s finance minister has called for the EU to become a powerful new “empire” to rival the US and China in an interview which will infuriate Donald […]

LE PEN DEEMED POSSIBLY MAD TO RESIST ISLAMISM

September 21, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt  ~ A form of persecution straight from the playbook of the Soviet Union: The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has refused to undergo court-ordered psychiatric tests for posting pictures on social media of Islamic State atrocities. Le Pen is correct in damning her state presecutors as malevolent and dangerously overpowerful: She […]

100 Years Ago, US Marines Helped Turn The Tide Of World War I

June 6, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Americans rightly remember the Americans who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, to liberate Europe, but we also should commemorate the Americans who, 100 years ago, fought in another fierce battle in France that began on June 6—the Battle of Belleau Wood. It was one of the […]

In The Pronoun Wars, Be Thankful for The Founding Fathers

December 12, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It is sometimes astounding the kind of foresight the Founding Fathers had in protecting future generations from tyranny. The current international push to criminalize free speech in the name of various social movements should make us thankful that we have the First Amendment. Most other nations, even in the Western world, […]

Terror Attacks In France And Canada

October 2, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ France: “A suspected Islamist knifeman has killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean port city of Marseille before being shot and killed.” Canada: “A suspected terrorist has been arrested after allegedly stabbing an officer and deliberately ramming pedestrians during a high-speed chase in a rented truck.” […]

Islam Can Only Go “Mental”

June 14, 2017 by

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By Edward Cline ~ Pamela Geller highlighted a story on June 2ns from France that caught my attention because it demonstrated just how far the “City of Light” (Paris) has gone over to “the dark side,” that is, to Islam. “Muslim who screamed “Allahu Akbar” while brutally murdering French Jewish woman may not be tried, […]

Macron Poses No Threat To Brexit – But He Might Damage The EU

May 15, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ OK, so what about Britain? Every commentator has recycled the same lines about Emmanuel Macron as France’s president: he’s young; he’s untested; he might not have a majority; he won’t be able to be all things to all men; he’s a breath of fresh air. But, just to be parochial for […]

Europe’s Death Wish

May 12, 2017 by

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By Edward Cline ~ “Nothing is creepier than Islam. Challenge Islamic racism, misogyny genocide, and so on.” I thought it would be just desserts to begin by paraphrasing Linda Sarsour and just turn back on her her statement that “Nothing is creepier than Zionism,” which has made the rounds on Twitter and national news. This […]

A New Revolution In France

May 8, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ They said outsider politics would revolutionise Europe: “France has elected its youngest president since Napoleon by voting in the centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron.” Not a promising analogy (and Napoleon was no president.) The National Front was easily defeated, but it has doubled its support from 2002, the last time it was in the […]

French Presidential Election – Macron, Le Pen Go Through To Final Round

April 24, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ National Front leader Marine Le Pen goes through to the final run-off for the presidency of France – but came second in yesterday’s election to young centrist Emmanuel Macron, the former  socialist and banker. That confirms she will lose in the run-off – not just because she came second but because Macron […]

Policeman Killed In Paris – ISIS Claims Credit

April 21, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A gunman has killed one policeman and injured another in an attack in Paris’ Champs Elysees. He fired on their van with an automatic weapon before killing himself. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility, and the killer’s alleged name suggests he is from Belgium: #Breaking: ISIS claims responsibility for attack in […]

Marine Le Pen – France’s Trump Rises

February 7, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ France may elect its own Donald Trump. National Front leader Marine Le Pen says, like him, that she’d slash migration and expel all illegal migrants: France’s far-right party leader Marine Le Pen (pictured) on Sunday told thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting “This is our country!” that she alone could protect them […]

France Needs Swamp Drained. Who Is Its Trump?

January 31, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ France needs its own Donald Trump, promising to “drain the swamp”. The conservative candidate in France’s presidential election, former prime minister Francois Fillon, is being investigated over alleged scams involving $850,000 paid to his wife for work she did not do. Good news for the far Right’s Marine Le Pen, another […]

Migrants Brawl To Control Invaded Paris

November 3, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Paris is becoming just another outpost of the Third World, as illegal immigrants from Africa and Afghanistan battle each other with clubs to control the streets. Import a people, import a culture: The area around Stalingrad Metro station was turned into a refugee battleground as rival gangs of migrants set upon […]

European Culture – Death By Suicide

October 28, 2016 by

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By Darlene Casella ~ During Migration of the wildebeest in Kenya, two million animals seek greener pastures.  Circling the Serengeti, they finish at death.  Monumental Middle Eastern and African migration may cause death to European identity. High fashion, art, cuisine, and architecture compel French pride.   Oktoberfest, Beethoven, poets and thinkers brim up German identity. Staying […]

Nicolas Sarkozy A Climate Change Sceptic

September 16, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The writer is horrified, but French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy now thinks global warming is so clearly over-hyped that he no longer need disguise his scepticism: Presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy (pictured) reckons that climate change is not caused by man and that the world has far bigger problems on its hands […]