Saturday, January 15, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/15/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/15/2011Violent unrest continues in Tunisia, after a slight lull following the departure of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Rioters attempted to storm the central bank, a prison was burned down, a Porsche dealership was looted, and the government declared a state of emergency over the entire country.

In other news, Marine Le Pen was elected the leader of the National Front in France, succeeding her father upon his retirement. Meanwhile, Greek government bonds have been downgraded by Fitch to “junk” status.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, DF, Diana West, Fjordman, Freyja’s Cats, Gaia, heroyalwhyness, Insubria, JD, SF, Vlad Tepes, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Zenster said...

OPEC Ministers Say World Can Handle $100 Oil

Sure, just like the World can "Handle" Arab Muslims flying fully loaded jet airliners into occupied skyscrapers.

Keep it up and then say hello to Mr. Windex™.

commoncents said...

I always like coming back here! Keep up the great work!!

Common Cents

Van Grungy said...

Whether she'd like it made no difference at all to Maher Ibrahim, according to e-mails read out in court during sentencing submssions Friday.

Sex jihad... blackmail style..