Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/21/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/21/2011Last December we reported on the Belligerent Burqa Bimbo in Australia who got busted for making a false complaint that a police officer had attempted to forcibly uncover her face. Well, now she has been un-busted — her conviction has been overturned on appeal. Vlad has made a summary video about the case. We’ll have more on it later.

In other news, despite public animosity towards its proposed austerity program, the Greek government has survived a crucial no-confidence vote. Thousands of trade union protestors from all over Europe have converged on Luxembourg to stage demonstrations against austerity programs in the EU. Meanwhile, the IMF warns that Spain is at risk, and Britain is contemplating the possible breakdown of the eurozone, and what it may mean for the British economy.

To see the headlines and the articles, open the full news post.

Thanks to Anne-Kit, Caroline Glick, CSP, Fjordman, VM, Zenster, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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