Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/30/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/30/2012The latest reports indicate that the death toll from Hurricane Sandy has risen to more than 40. Beaches in New Jersey and New York have been devastated, the tunnels and subway in New York City were flooded, and falling trees crushed cars and houses in Manhattan and Long Island. Millions of people are still without electricity across the Northeast.

In other news, a Scottish archaeologist working on Baffin Island far above the Arctic Circle has uncovered definitive evidence that the Vikings once visited the island.

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Anonymous said...

@Scotland: ‘We Want to Remain Within the EU’ -

"We were the first part of the UK to ban smoking indoors, we're just about to introduce equal marriage for all people, we're just a more progressive, ecological, Nordic country. Presently our UK government doesn't reflect that." - Alyn Smith, MEP and member of the Scottish National Party.

Can progressives be the political midwives of a free standing Nation?

I think not.

Jolie Rouge
Sic semper tyrannis

Anonymous said...

Progressives or should I say communists hate Western civilization and want it tore down and replaced with some sort of totalitarian cesspit with them as the boss class.

You can see that in England as the more socialist it becomes the more authoritarian the government is. They now rule by edicts without public approval like some feudal lord.

Socialism = boot on the neck of the people.