Saturday, September 10, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/10/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 9/10/2011According to Tuareg sources, a number of Libyan military officers and Gaddafi regime officials have taken refuge in Burkina Faso. This comes on the heels of a report that towards the end of his regime, Col. Qhedafi sold 20% of Libya’s gold reserves — 29 tons, worth more than $1 billion — to pay government salaries.

In other news, a Spanish warship has rescued a French hostage who had been abducted and held for several days by Somali pirates.

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Feli said...

The Other Lampedusa

Lampedusa is by now well known as of the key points of entry for the current Muslim invasion of Europe. Less well known, however, are Ceuta and Melilla, two small Spanish territories (exclaves) on the coast of North Africa, surrounded by Moroccan territory..

the Socialist government of Zapatero has otherwise been extremely accommodating to the Moroccans. For example, a law was passed obliging the Spanish health service to provide care for anyone regardless of their citizenship status. This has resulted in a veritable flood of Mohammedans arriving in the Spanish exclaves demanding health care. In particular, it is very common for Moroccans to arrive in the late stages of pregancy, perhaps staying with relatives, then turning up at the hospital demanding care. When their children are born there, they acquire Spanish citizenship.

This practice has reached such an enormous scale that a majority of all births (51.21%) in Melilla hospitals are now to illegal immigrants! The hospitals are so overwhelmed with the illegals that ordinary Spanish patients who need prompt treatment sometimes have to be taken to the mainland to get it. And the Mohammedans are reluctant to leave the hospital, even when their pregnancy or ‘illness’ is over. As they are well-cared for and well-fed there, they are more than happy to prolong their stay. When hospital staff encourage them to leave, they cry "racist"...