Thursday, January 19, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/19/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/19/2012I was out most of the day paying a long-anticipated visit to the dentist and doing other chores. That’s why posting has been light.

In economic news, the Fitch ratings agency says that it may downgrade the debt six Eurozone countries before the end of January. France is said not to be among the affected countries. Meanwhile, Britain’s total debt is now five times as high as its GDP.

A safe containing radioactive material was stolen from a nuclear power plant in Egypt. Special investigative units have been deployed by the Egyptian government to track down the stolen material.

In other news, a theatre group in Denmark says it will stage a monologue based on Anders Behring Breivik’s manifesto. Its plans have provoked criticism from Norway.

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goethechosemercy said...

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Vietnam veteran who lost his eye while serving his country was violently beaten during a random attack by a group of teens on a Philadelphia street earlier this week.

Again, there's that lovely, obscuring word, RANDOM!
There was nothing random about the attack.
The man had probably been followed for some time, the attackers taking note of his vulnerability, and preparing themselves to do their destructive work any way.
The attack was premeditated, not random.
As most attacks are.
As always, rage is the perfect cover for a thousand calculated crimes!

goethechosemercy said...

The suspects are described as six black and Hispanic males, between the ages of 16 to 18. Authorities say all of the suspects have been identified. Once they have been apprehended, they could be charged with attempted murder.

The new racism at its work!
And who are the racists this time?
The non-whites?
Worldwide, they are a majority.
And they think they are God's dispensers of punishment and karma!
What a truly addictive drug "righteous anger" is.

Road_Hog said...

"France is said not to be among the affected countries"

Yes, that would be because the parent company of Fitch is French and based in France.

Anestis canelidis said...

Funny I just heard George Orwell’s 1984 on the radio last night

Anonymous said...

- Fortunately, Norway and Europe, have forward looking politicians who can see the new ideological danger. Or?

- I've said it before, and I say it againg: Islam's entry into Europe must be stopped! NOW!

Lawyer is quite clear about not destroying the two thousand old civilization we have managed to build.

The governments was never given any mandate by the people to destroy our culture.

Anonymous said...

Two girls gang raped by 13 boys at Malmö shopping center Leonard

Seven of the boys have been released as they are below 15, as they due to their young age, cannot be prosecuted

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