Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/29/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/29/2011It was a real cliffhanger, but at the last minute the Greek parliament voted by a narrow margin to implement the austerity measures that will allow the country to receive its next tranche of EU bailout money and avoid insolvency. Protesters in downtown Athens, who object to the new austerity plan, were confronted by riot police using tear gas and plastic bullets to drive them into the Syntagma Square metro station, which they thought would serve as a refuge. However, the police threw tear gas grenades down into the station, afflicting the rioters with the gas in an enclosed space. Respiratory distress and other injuries reportedly sent a number of the protesters to local hospitals.

In other news, three jihadis in New York were sentenced to 25 years in prison for planning to shoot down military planes and execute attacks on two synagogues.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Insubria, JD, Mary Abdelmassih, Nick, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Van Grungy said...

Saudi Arabia to Stop Hiring Indonesian Domestic Workers

muslims must have a fresh gullible supply of slaves..