European Voters Are Revolting; France Warns "Situation Is Grave For Europe"

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Just as we had warned in the run-up to the European elections - and England's UKIP victory in local elections had suggested; Anti-European-Union parties are showing strongly in this weekend's elections. Anxiety is spreading among the status quo as Greece's anti-austerity party SYRIZA wins and perhaps even more worryingly in supposed core of the union France's Nationalist party is leading in a "political earthquake" success:

  • EUROPEAN GOVERNMENTS MUST RESPOND TO CITIZENS' ANGER: VALLS
  • FRANCE'S VALLS SAYS 'SITUATION IS GRAVE FOR FRANCE, EUROPE'
  • DRAGHI SAYS PEOPLE VOTING ACROSS EUROPE ARE CLEARLY DISENGAGED

Disengaged? - or totally pissed off with promises that never materialize and wealth that only trickles down to the uber-richest and uber-elitest.

No wonder France is worried...

 

 

Anti-establishment parties were gaining ground in other parts of the EU too (following UKIP's lead in the UK).

In France, exit polls setting the anti-immigrant, far right National Front up for its first success in a national election.

 

In Greece, exit polls had the far-left SYRIZA party leading with 26-30 per cent of the vote, ahead of the ruling conservative New Democracy Party. SYRIZA, whose leader, Alexis Tsipras, is running for European Commission president, has campaigned vociferously against the austerity that was part of the EU's response to its economic crisis.

 

In Austria, the right-wing FPOe came in third with 20 per cent, while the anti-immigrant Danish People's Party was set to take the biggest share of the vote in that Nordic country, according to exit polls and initial projections.

 

In Finland, the anti-immigrant True Finns party was projected to win two of the country's 13 seats in the European Parliament, adding one seat to its previous tally.

 

In Germany, the far-right National Democratic Party - which has many overtly neo-Nazi supporters - could be on course to win its first seat in the legislature, according to projections. Germany's anti-euro Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) is also set to make its debut in the parliament after capturing 6.5 per cent of the German vote, a public television exit poll showed.

 

In Belgium: *FLEMISH NATIONALISTS LEAD IN BELGIAN ELECTION, 1ST RESULTS SHOW

But it's not just France, Anti-EU parties are winning across Europe...

h/t @WikiGuido

 

 

Who coulda seen that coming?

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And so the propoganda begins...

  • DRAGHI SAYS PEOPLE VOTING ACROSS EUROPE ARE CLEARLY DISENGAGED
  • *SCHAEUBLE SAYS EU VOTE SHOWS 'WE CAN KEEP WORKING' ON EUROPE
  • *SCHAEUBLE SAYS SUPPORT FOR ANTI-EURO PARTY DIDN'T INCREASE

Umm - yeah it did... but when it gets serious - you have to lie!!!

 

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Sun, 05/25/2014 - 15:48 | 4793738 tony wilson
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those cunts in paris  are going too need a battalion of al ciada fake muslim street terror to distract from this rotten house of cards.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 15:52 | 4793744 y3maxx
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...Prince Charles, the Royal Family and the European, Elite Status Quo, are on their way out...into Oblivion.

...Next up, Washington, Wall St & MIC

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 15:54 | 4793753 Soul Glow
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Farage is a great man but it will take more than another political party to right the ship of society.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:03 | 4793776 GVB
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Agreed completely. Today my best friends politicians received a present, that is 3 blank votes. I say "thank you, morons, for destroying everyone's money" It's not even funny anymore. I say to them, fuck you big time, because you know exactly what's going on. But I also say "thank you, morons, for introducing me to ZH". Morons.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:26 | 4793831 0b1knob
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American #1: "The French are revolting!"

American #2: "Yes they are.  They are also trying to overthrow the government."

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:33 | 4793838 RumCurrency
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1. They are dead sexy actually.

2. They are actually trying to overthrow NATO and/or the EU, which is how the US manages its European assets.  Too many Caesars is not good for Emperor Obama.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:34 | 4793842 gmrpeabody
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"disengaged"....?

No shit..., a lot of us are disengaged.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:52 | 4793875 Lore
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Strange use of "disengaged."  Like a victim of gang rape is "disengaged?"  Message to Mario Draghi and the EU: GO "ENGAGE" YOURSELF.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 17:05 | 4793898 max2205
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Fuck the EU....this is transitory

 

Bullish!

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 17:58 | 4794003 jbvtme
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french toast?

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 19:08 | 4794147 SafelyGraze
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at least they are not voting on a referendum to exit nato

 

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 20:14 | 4794208 James_Cole
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When in doubt, blame it on the immigrants. A winning political strategy during poor harvest since forever. Go go national front, france über alles!

"Yes folks, economy is in the shitter but we have diagnosed the problem. First the good news, you - and by 'you' I mean the real French - are in no way shape or form responsible. Now the bad news, we have discovered who is responsible, and it turns out those responsible are the people who don't look like you or speak like you and the commie rats who support them. They are the leaches which have destroyed this great country! Vote National Front so we can deal with these takers! Vive la France!!"

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:20 | 4794850 401K of Dooom
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Oy, you want dem Muslims in yer Neighborhood?  When did you become Mr. Sensitive?  If your such an integrationist, why not go live in Detroit?

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 06:08 | 4794907 economics9698
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Diversity…responsible for more civil wars, genocides, and new countries than all the “isms” combined.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:08 | 4794962 GetZeeGold
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why not go live in Detroit?

 

Because he's not a total marxist communist?

 

Siberia is nicer than Detroit these days.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 08:47 | 4795114 DavidC
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Yeah, but property's more expensive.

DavidC

(sarc OFF)

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 20:07 | 4794241 nmewn
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"at least they are not voting on a referendum to exit nato"

Its a salient point made with remarkable understatement...plus one.

I'll add, we (America) should. Its time for the baby EU to leave the nest and discover whether it is an eagle or the vulture it appears to be, from the outside ;-)

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 20:43 | 4794309 Abi Normal
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Anti-Austerity eh ROFLMAO.....wake me when the molotovs flow...popcorn for everybody!  LOL!!!!

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 21:06 | 4794367 J S Bach
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Isn't it funny how all of these articles refer to "far-right" parties as "Neo-Nazis".  Of course, when they refer the "far-left" parties, they never use the accurate descriptive of "Neo-Communist" or "Neo-Stalinist".  The history of these barbarous ideologies is far more rife with the blood of innocents than any figure conjured up against those evil Nazis, but you never seem to glean the revulsion from the journalists that such an association deserves.

 

Just an observation.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 21:13 | 4794381 NoDebt
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And a good observation, I think.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 21:55 | 4794475 gmrpeabody
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Spot on...

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 03:27 | 4794824 James_Cole
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Of course, when they refer the "far-left" parties, they never use the accurate descriptive of "Neo-Communist" or "Neo-Stalinist". 

Nope, never refer to the far-left as communist...EXCEPT ALL THE FUCKING TIME (ignoring that some of the parties in question are literally named 'communist' lol). Seriously wtf is wrong with some of you, do you exist in an alternate universe? Never heard of the red scare? Joseph McCarthy? Do you have functional brains??

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Scare

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarthyism

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCarran_Internal_Security_Act

Anyway, that aside:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Political_Spectrum2.png

Anarchism is extreme left, even comrade mccarthy and father hoover knew that. 

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:22 | 4794851 401K of Dooom
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Ever hear of the Nicaraguan sister city movement?  They were run by "COMMUNISTS!"  Don't give me that pity about being oppressed, you Obama rump-Swab!

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 04:41 | 4794857 Rogue Trooper
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Geez James, are you just hear for comic relief or are you a masochist?

 

 

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 21:43 | 4794425 nmewn
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Whats a few more million (or billion) innocent deaths to prove Marx's worth to humanity?

One could point out the absolute obvious, National Socialist Workers Party = nazis for "a thousand years" (pun intended) and it would still be equated to "the right" of Stalin and Mao's vision of utopia regardless of how many rich communists emerged from the otherside.

Its quite the relative scale (the leftwing captured, socialist state-controlled media millionaires) uses to judge humanity & ideology by, isn't it? ;-)

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 23:20 | 4794607 jeff montanye
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i could be wrong, but i think it is as simple as this: if it's relatively easy for the already rich to maintain their wealth when the authoritarians take over, it's right wing.  if it's quite hard and a lot of them die, it's left.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 23:50 | 4794639 nmewn
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lol...well there is that little problem of Engels oligarchial wealth supporting Marxism but I have no problem with oligarchs being slaughtered, by the right or left ;-)

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 22:00 | 4794487 Chuck Walla
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Communism fails?

A century of failure proves nothing!

FORWARD SOVIET!

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:39 | 4794935 GetZeeGold
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Communism fails?

 

No worries...they'll get it right next time.

 

....and they're asking for volunteers to be killed this time.

They're hoping for at least 10 million people this go around.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 22:13 | 4794511 25or6to4
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@ J S Bach
Could it be because the EU is the new Stalinists? Just putting that out there.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 22:29 | 4794528 nmewn
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Stalinsists and Fascists, its still the same father, only fighting brothers bred by him.

Its what we've been sayin around here for years, while everyone argues about Keynes being either a fascist or a communist, he was a eugenicist (a racist fascist) and also an authoritarian (government intervention in free markets) a communist idea by any other description.

And everyone is completely shocked when going down that rabbit hole at the outcome...lol.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 06:37 | 4794937 BorisTheBlade
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They would certainly lean more towards Trotsky as opposed to Stalin.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 14:55 | 4796108 chemystical
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"Isn't it funny how all of these articles refer to "far-right" parties as "Neo-Nazis".

It's just a cohencidence that it also keeps the exagerated Holohoax bullshit front and center.  There's no business like Shoah business.

One of the stock bad guys for Hollywood has long been "The Nazi".  <ominous soundtrack>   Think it was a cohencidence that Darth Vader had a helmet that was designed specifically for you to associate with the German soldier?  ...or that Peter Cushing's character was dressed like a German general?  ...or that the Imperial Storm Troopers were named 'storm troopers'?

You'll see "Nazis" trotted out on everything from Star Trek to Buffy The Vampire Slayer. 

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 22:35 | 4794541 intric8
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Witness the rise of nationalism across europe once again. Humanity has exausted every 'ism' in the book and its back to basics, boys. Aptly, these unexpected and relatively unforseen developments come at the century anniversary of ww1

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 18:12 | 4794031 Soul Glow
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Fuck the EU....this is transitory.

- Ben S. Bernake
Sun, 05/25/2014 - 18:52 | 4794107 Bindar Dundat
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If you like your rage : you can keep your rage....

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 00:55 | 4794697 IndyPat
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Appears to me that Europe is not getting it's recommended daily allowance of "common core" indoc....err....education.

Must have bleached white minds to bring the globe together, dontchaknow.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:17 | 4794970 GetZeeGold
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If you protest Common Core communism at the school board meeting....you WILL go directly to jail.

 

After all...Mike Huckabee wouldn't support communism....right?

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 20:50 | 4794324 Cacete de Ouro
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Fuck you Draghi, go home and get your shine box

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 00:39 | 4794683 Son of Loki
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I can sort of see their point about limiting immigration. last time I was downtown Stockholm at night i did not see one blond-haired person. Only A-Rabs.

The good news is now I don't have to go to Morocco, Algeria, etc.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 23:34 | 4794618 Totentänzerlied
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I think what he means is, the voters "have no skin in the game"...

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:56 | 4795018 holmes
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Draghi should have his head disengaged from his neck.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 08:07 | 4795036 Spumoni
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One doesn't use such vulgar language in the EU. The preferred phrase is, "Autonomous self-interpenetration." Genuine diplomat-speak. 

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 22:19 | 4794212 rbg81
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"disengaged"...?

 

No, actually I think the voters ARE engaged.....maybe for the first time in a while.

They just aren't on board with the EU's agenda....which is a good thing for Europe and Western civilization in the long run.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 22:09 | 4794504 Torgo
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American #1: "The French are revolting!"

American #2: "Yes they are.  They are also trying to overthrow the government."

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I have to steal that. Thanks!

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 01:17 | 4794720 G-R-U-N-T
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To think that these Statist could control the economy and society, the writing is on the WALL.

Trying to program the masses into their own self destruction, ain't going to happen because the common folk happen to be much smarter and brighter than these idiots!

Another Brick In The Wall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR5ApYxkU-U

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:04 | 4793781 TheReplacement
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Actually it will take less.  Simply restore the rule of law and reduce government to what is abosulutely essential for the security of each nations' borders.  All else can be left to local governments that are closer to the people and so more inclined to serve rather than rule.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 18:16 | 4794039 bonin006
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Not so simple when the government that should provide rule of law and be reduced to a small fraction of its current size is buying billions of rounds of ammunition and stocking up on military weapons to use against those that might object.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 00:59 | 4794700 IndyPat
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Those rounds can be yours.
So can the guns.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 18:20 | 4794054 Sean7k
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The rule of law is the cause of the problem. Law is the means of lending legitimacy to tyranny. By owning the politicians, you make the law. 

Eliminate law and the elites have no protection from the competition of life. They lose the means to coerce. They lose the means to tell you what to do, instead of asking you. It is law that jails the pot smoker, while Corzine runs free. 

Until you eliminate law, we wil always be slaves.

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