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Posted: 25 Oct 09, 10:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://jta.org/news/article/2009/10/25/1008703/europes-far-right-parties-form-international-alliance

Recent surveys showed that around 20% of Europeans have a favorable impression of far-right parties such as the BNP (UK, 22%), Flemish Block (Belgium, 19%), Freedom Party (Holland, 18%) and Jobbik (Hungary, 28%). The international coalition that is now being forged include the Hungarian Jobbik, a direct descendant of the Arrow Cross, a staunch supporter of the Nazis during WWII, and the French Front National of Jean-Marie Le Pen, who is openly sympathetic towards Hitler and Fascism, and supports the Vichy-regime of WWII.

The far-right is becoming acceptable again in Europe, and meanwhile established governments throughout the continent fuel their fires by corruption- and declaration scandals, shameless favours to multinationals (Dutch journalists just over a week ago discovered that multinationals like Shell evade a total of  €15 000 000 000 per year in taxes in full knowledge of the government).

Not exactly a good situation.


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Posted: 25 Oct 09, 10:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

On the contrary, I think it's a great situation.  They'll group up, they'll decide it's time to "rise up" and then we (the civilised world) will have an excuse to thin the herd again.

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Posted: 25 Oct 09, 10:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well ... I'm only half kidding.  I don't think the world needs another bigass war, ever.

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Posted: 25 Oct 09, 12:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Look beyond the headline 22% figure for the UK and you'll see that is misleading.

However, I can't be bothered explaining, since you are a foreigner, and I hate them ;)


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