Sunday, October 23, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/23/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/23/2011Muammar Qaddafi’s son Saif is currently on the run, and may be severely wounded, according to some reports. But how badly does the British government want him to be caught? Saif allegedly has inside knowledge of all the sweetheart oil deals made between the British and Libya, including the one that Tony Blair brokered for the release of the Lockerbie bomber. Saif knows where all the bodies are buried, so to speak…

In financial news, German Chancellor Merkel and French President Sarkozy have told Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi that Italy must act responsibly, and make the right decisions to put its fiscal house in order. The Dutch finance minister also chimed in, insisting that Italy must make budget cuts.

In other news, Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit the number of foreigners resident in the kingdom to 20% of the total population may cause up to three million people to lose their jobs.

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

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