Tuesday, March 21, 2017
👍WTF! “Emirati arrested for ‘inciting hatred and defaming UAE online’” TUNOH. Ahmed Mansour Ali Abdullah al Abd al Shehhi is Mentally-Ill, needs some attention and he got what he deserves, Cancer. barks won’t rain clouds. Let him go, show that you’re better than him. Criminalizing royalties slurs is big business for Government Turncocks. Its godsend, deadly power rendered to arrest fools and extort ‘em outta every dime👍 وإِذا رأيتهُم تُعجِبُك أجسامُهُم وإِن يقُولُوا تسمع لِقولِهِم كأنّهُم خُشُبٌ مُّسنّدةٌ يحسبُون كُلّ صيحةٍ عليهِم هُمُ العدُوُّ فاحذرهُم قاتلهُمُ اللّهُ أنّى يُؤفكُون
Monday, March 20, 2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017
｡◕‿◕｡ “Look at him – he’s just staring straight ahead, refusing to make eye contact! “Trump is Bullshit Artist,” John Oliver: He Treated Angela Merkel Like Drunk Masturbating In Subway Car. Trump’s Fate is imminent. He’s gonna die in jail and his CELL will be Touristic Attraction｡◕‿◕｡ ظهر الفسادُ فِي البرِّ والبحرِ بِما كسبت أيدِي النّاسِ لِيُذِيقهُم بعض الّذِي عمِلُوا
｡◕‿◕｡ For 50 years, UAE Dirham is Hedged & Printed in UK outta thin air, like Dollar, Pound, Euro and their Privileged. When Gold standard ain’t perspective. Printing Money is State Treasured Secret, it sounds as if the UK Trusted Printers were troubled to handle such task, and they decided to let UAE go on its own. UAE launched Unaudited Banana Republic Outfit ‘Oumolat Security Printing’, a Local Banknote Printing Press｡◕‿◕｡ قال إِنّما أُوتِيتُهُ على عِلمٍ عِندِي أولم يعلم أنّ اللّه قد أهلك مِن قبلِهِ مِن القُرُونِ من هُو أشدُّ مِنهُ قُوّةً وأكثرُ جمعًا ولا يُسألُ عن ذُنُوبِهِمُ المُجرِمُون
Saturday, March 18, 2017
☘️🍀Mixed reaction across UAE Economy to US Federal Reserve Rate Hike. WTF! UAE Concrete Jungles Sin Cities Façade Inbound Trade-Tourism generates $17B, whereas outbound evaporates $30B. PSST: UAE GDP is Fucked $13B short. Means, every human form in UAE liable $135,000 to National Debt☘️🍀 ولو ترى إِذ فزِعُوا فلا فوت وأُخِذُوا مِن مّكانٍ قرِيبٍ وقالُوا آمنّا بِهِ وأنّى لهُمُ التّناوُشُ مِن مكانٍ بعِيدٍ وقد كفرُوا بِهِ مِن قبلُ ويقذِفُون بِالغيبِ مِن مّكانٍ بعِيدٍ وحِيل بينهُم وبين ما يشتهُون كما فُعِل بِأشياعِهِم مِّن قبلُ إِنّهُم كانُوا فِي شكٍّ مُّرِيبٍ سبأ
🍀💜Trump Accused FOX for British Wiretapping Rumors which he stated unwittingly. Kudos, to his Israeli Masters who managed to turn Trump to Self-Destructive Schlong, Like a loose kid. Trump’s Fate is imminent. He’s gonna die in jail and his CELL will be Touristic Attraction💜🍀 ولو ترى إِذ فزِعُوا فلا فوت وأُخِذُوا مِن مّكانٍ قرِيبٍ وقالُوا آمنّا بِهِ وأنّى لهُمُ التّناوُشُ مِن مكانٍ بعِيدٍ وقد كفرُوا بِهِ مِن قبلُ ويقذِفُون بِالغيبِ مِن مّكانٍ بعِيدٍ وحِيل بينهُم وبين ما يشتهُون كما فُعِل بِأشياعِهِم مِّن قبلُ إِنّهُم كانُوا فِي شكٍّ مُّرِيبٍ سبأ
Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
☘️Reuters Anal Floss: EU leaders lined up to congratulate Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for outfucking Israel's Miniature Penis Geert Wilders in first of series of European elections this year, leading populist insurgent parties to rock the establishment.☘️
ولو ترى إِذ فزِعُوا فلا فوت وأُخِذُوا مِن مّكانٍ قرِيبٍ وقالُوا آمنّا بِهِ وأنّى لهُمُ التّناوُشُ مِن مكانٍ بعِيدٍ وقد كفرُوا بِهِ مِن قبلُ ويقذِفُون بِالغيبِ مِن مّكانٍ بعِيدٍ وحِيل بينهُم وبين ما يشتهُون كما فُعِل بِأشياعِهِم مِّن قبلُ إِنّهُم كانُوا فِي شكٍّ مُّرِيبٍ سبأ
☘️Dutch voters turned out in record numbers, rejecting populist platform of anti-immigrant politician Geert Wilders☘️
THE HAGUE — The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday, gaining seats but failing to persuade a decisive portion of voters to back his extreme positions on barring Muslim immigrants and jettisoning the European Union, according to early results and exit polls.
The results were immediately cheered by pro-European politicians who hoped that they could help stall some of the momentum of the populist, anti-European Union and anti-Muslim forces Mr. Wilders has come to symbolize, and which have threatened to fracture the bloc.
Voters, who turned out in record numbers, nonetheless rewarded right and center-right parties that had co-opted parts of his hard-line message, including that of the incumbent prime minister, Mark Rutte. Some parties that challenged the establishment from the left made significant gains.
The Dutch vote was closely watched as a harbinger of potential trends in a year of important European elections, including in France in just weeks, and later in Germany and possibly Italy. Many of the Dutch parties that prevailed favor the European Union — a rare glimmer of hope at a time when populist forces have created an existential crisis for the bloc and Britain prepares for its withdrawal, or “Brexit.”
“The Netherlands, after Brexit, after the American elections, said ‘Whoa’ to the wrong kind of populism,” Mr. Rutte told a wildly enthusiastic crowd, excited that his party, the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, had come in first among the parties and lost fewer seats than it had feared.
“Today was a celebration of democracy, we saw rows of people queuing to cast their vote, all over the Netherlands — how long has it been since we’ve seen that?” Mr. Rutte said.
Alexander Pechtold, the leader of Democrats 66, which appeared to have won the most votes of any left-leaning party, struck a similar note underscoring the vote as a victory against a populist extremist.
“During this election campaign, the whole world was watching us,” Mr. Pechtold said. “They were looking at Europe to see if this continent would follow the call of the populists, but it has now become clear that call stopped here in the Netherlands.”
In the Netherlands, the results betrayed a lingering distrust of turning over the reins of power to the far right, even as its message dominated the campaign and was likely to influence policies in the new government.
Yet there are limits to how much the Netherlands, one of Europe’s most socially liberal countries, will be a reliable predictor for Europe’s other important elections this year, including next month’s presidential elections in France.
Mark Bovens, a political scientist at Utrecht University, noted that Mr. Wilders and other right-wing parties, despite their gains, did not drastically cross traditional thresholds.
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“The nationalist parties have won seats, compared to 2012 — Wilders’s party has gained seats, as has a new party, the Forum for Democracy — but their electorate is stable, it has not grown,” Mr. Bovens said.
Mr. Bovens pointed out that an earlier populist movement led by the right-wing politician Pim Fortuyn won 26 seats in 2002 and that Mr. Wilders’s won 24 seats in 2010. Even if Mr. Wilders’s party rises to 19 seats, from 15 in the current Parliament, as the early returns seemed to indicate, it will still be lower than the previous high-water marks.
“And some of the traditional parties have moved in a more nationalistic direction, taking a bit of wind out of his sails,” he said. “You see the same strategy in Germany.”
The German governing coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, which is facing a stiff election challenge of its own this year, was clearly buoyed by the Dutch result, its foreign ministry sending a warmly enthusiastic message via Twitter.
“Large majority of Dutch voters have rejected anti-European populists. That’s good news. We need you for a strong #Europe!” it read.
In the Netherlands’s extremely fractured system of proportional representation — 28 parties ran and 13 are likely to have positions in the 150-seat lower house of Parliament — the results were, not atypically, something of a dog’s breakfast.
Mr. Rutte’s party lost seats, even as it came out on top, and will need to join forces with several others in order to wield power. Virtually all parties said they would not work with Mr. Wilders in a coalition — so toxic he remains — though his positions are likely to infuse parliamentary debate.
“Rutte has not seen the last of me yet!” Mr. Wilders wrote on Twitter, and indeed his anti-immigrant message, which dominated much of the campaign, was not likely to go away.
It came into particularly sharp relief on the eve of the election, when Turkey’s foreign minister sought to enter the Netherlands to rally support among Turks in Rotterdam for a referendum to increase the power of the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Dutch officials refused him landing rights.
Mr. Wilders, who has seemed to relish being called the “Dutch Donald Trump,” has been so extreme that some appear to have thought twice about supporting him.
He has called for banning the Quran because he compares it to Hitler’s work “Mein Kampf,” which the Netherlands banned, and for closing mosques and Islamic cultural centers and schools.
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Election turnout was high, with polling places seeing a steady stream of voters from early morning until the polls closed at 9 p.m. Of the 12.9 million Dutch citizens eligible to cast ballots, more than 80 percent voted.
Some polling places ran out of ballots and called for additional ones to be delivered. There were so many candidates listed that the ballots were as voluminous as bath towels and had to be folded many times over to fit into the ballot box.
The percentage of the vote that a party receives translates into the number of seats it will get in Parliament. If a party gets 10 percent of the total votes, it gets 10 percent of seats in the 150-seat Parliament, given to its first 15 candidates listed on the ballot.
The election was a success for the left-leaning Green Party, led by 30-year-old Jesse Klaver, a relative political newcomer, whose leadership at least tripled the party’s seats, making it the fifth-place finisher and potentially a part of the government.
Mr. Klaver ran specifically on an anti-populist platform and worked hard to turn out first-time voters.
“In these elections there was an overwhelming attention from the foreign press, which is understandable because Brexit happened and Trump was elected, and because France, Germany and maybe Italy will be holding elections,” Mr. Klaver said. “They asked us: Will populism break through in the Netherlands?”
The crowd shouted: “No.”
“That is the answer that we have for the whole of Europe: Populism did not break through,” Mr. Klaver said.
Another striking development was the first-time election of former Labor Party members, all three of Turkish background, who formed a new party, Denk (which means “think”). It will be the only ethnic party in the Dutch Parliament and is a reminder that Turks are the largest immigrant community in the Netherlands. There are roughly 400,000 first, second, or third-generation Turkish immigrants in the nation.
The big loser was the center-left Labor Party, which was expected to drop from being the second largest party in Parliament, with 38 seats and a position as Mr. Rutte’s coalition partner. The party was expected to win only nine or 10 seats.
In past elections the impact of extremist right-leaning parties has been largely blunted by a political system that for more than a century has resulted in governance by coalition.
This year’s election may give the Netherlands its most fragmented government in history. Some political analysts believe it could take weeks or months to form a government and that the governing coalition will be fragile.
In Belgium, which has a similar political system as the Netherlands, it famously took nearly a year and a half after inconclusive elections in June 2010 to form a government.
NPR - 2 hours ago
Updated at 1:50 a.m. ET Thursday. Early results in the Netherlands indicate Prime Minister Mark Rutte's VVD Party will win Wednesday's parliamentary election, while populist Geert Wilders' Party for Freedom will come in third. Rutte's party was on ...
New York Times - 8 hours ago
THE HAGUE — The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday, gaining seats but failing to persuade a decisive portion of voters to back his extreme positions on barring Muslim immigrants and ...
New York Times - 3 hours ago
Dutch voters turned out in record numbers with a majority rejecting the populist platform of the anti-immigrant politician Geert Wilders. They rewarded parties on the right that had co-opted parts of his hard-line message, including that of Prime ...
Daily Beast - 3 hours ago
“Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny,” incendiary Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King tweeted on Sunday. “We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies.” King linked to a cartoon version of Wilders poking his ...
Washington Post - 6 hours ago
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Far-right MP Geert Wilders defends the populist movement after Dutch election defeat leaves him in the dust
The Sun - 51 minutes ago
DUTCH far-right politician Geert Wilders today remained defiant in defeat by pledging to win his country's next general election. Wilders, the leader and founder of the Party for Freedom, tweeted: “We were the 3rd largest party of the Netherlands. Now ...
New York Magazine - 9 hours ago
Going into today's elections in the Netherlands, the big story was Geert Wilders. Wilders, a far-right anti-Muslim figure who lives under 24/7 police protection, ran for prime minister as head of the Party for Freedom, or PVV, which he founded in 2006 ...
Express.co.uk - 2 hours ago
The populist politician claimed his party still had a huge impact on Dutch politics and looked to the positives of his election defeat. Mr Wilders said: "I would rather have been the largest party. (But) we gained seats. That's a result to be proud of ...
Dutch PM says people rejected 'wrong sort of populism after Brexit and Trump' as he beats far right MP Geert Wilders ...
Daily Mail - 1 hour ago
Dutch leader Mark Rutte has won the country's general election and said Geert Wilders' defeat meant 'after Brexit and Trump' the country's voters had rejected the 'wrong kind of populism'. Mr Rutte, who has won a historic third term as prime minister ...
TIME - 7 hours ago
(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe. Provisional results ...
The Independent - 29 minutes ago
Geert Wilders, leader of the anti-Islam Party for Freedom, congratulated Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on his victory in Wednesday's parliamentary election, promising firm parliamentary opposition if he did not end up in the coalition. "I would ...
The Guardian - 1 hour ago
Wilders' Freedom party (PVV) looked certain to finish second, but a long way behind on 20 seats, just ahead of the Christian Democrat CDA and liberal-progressive D66 which both ended up in third position on 19 seats. “Our message to the Netherlands ...
Slate Magazine (blog) - 11 hours ago
Today's Dutch election attracted an unusual amount of global attention, with everyone waiting to see if the veteran anti-Islam politician and Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders would benefit from the same populist backlash that propelled ...
Reuters - 11 hours ago
AMSTERDAM Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders, who was trailing far behind the party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte in exit polls in parliamentary elections, said Rutte "has not seen the last of me". "Thank you PVV Voters! We won seats!," Wilders ...
Aljazeera.com - 4 hours ago
Geert Wilder, a far-right politician known for his anti-Islam views, has conceded defeat in parliamentary elections in The Netherlands. His party had been leading in opinion polls as recently as last week. The centre-right VVD party, led by current ...
Mirror.co.uk - 10 hours ago
Far right leader Geert Wilders has claimed victory in Rotterdam after more than half of votes were counted in Holland's second city. The controversial PVV leader tweeted that he had won in the port city after exit poll results earlier in the evening ...
Who won the Dutch election and what does it mean for Geert Wilders and the far-Right in the Netherlands and Europe?
Telegraph.co.uk - 3 hours ago
With 95 percent of votes counted, Mr Rutte's VVD Party won 33 of parliament's 150 seats, down from 41 at the last vote in 2012. Wilders was second with 20, the CDA and centrist Democrats 66 tied for third with 19 each, data provided by the ANP news ...
NBCNews.com - Mar 15, 2017
AMSTERDAM — For mainstream European politicians upended by the wave of anti-immigrant populism, political survival means swimming along with the tide. This theory will be tested Wednesday as Dutch voters go to the polls in the country's parliamentary ...
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 10 hours ago
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Quartz - 10 hours ago
Maybe the “Trump effect” in Europe is weaker than it seems. After a noisy campaign that grabbed international headlines, Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders fell far short of his pre-electoral hopes on March 15, according to exit polls. Center-right ...
Alaska Dispatch News - 7 hours ago
AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands' center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte was on course for a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offering huge relief to other EU governments facing a wave of nationalism ...
CNN - 6 hours ago
The anti-immigrant firebrand Geert Wilders, who had promised to "de-Islamise" the Netherlands, was on course for a poorer than expected performance. With more than half the votes counted, preliminary results showed Wilders tied for second place with ...
Washington Times - 6 hours ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right party decisively beat back a challenge from anti-immigrant populist candidate Geert Wilders in the nation's parliamentary elections Wednesday, exit polls showed, in a closely ...
BuzzFeed News - 10 hours ago
... numbers — the turnout was projected to be above 80%, the highest in 30 years — to back a mix of pro-EU, liberal and progressive parties over the far-right, anti-EU and anti-Islam Party for Freedom (PVV) of Geert Wilders — known as the “Dutch Trump”.
Dutch prime minister claims victory over far-right candidate Geert Wilders and 'the wrong kind of populism'
The Week Magazine - 3 hours ago
With more than half the votes counted in Wednesday's national elections, center-right Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is projected to keep his job with a commanding victory over far-right anti-Muslim nationalist Geert Wilders, whose anti-immigration ...
New York Daily News - 6 hours ago
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe. Provisional results with over half the votes ...
Aljazeera.com - 20 hours ago
Netherlands - Even if you previously knew nothing about the Netherlands other than its liberal attitudes to prostitution and cannabis, chances are you have now heard quite a bit about Geert Wilders - the controversial, right-wing leader of the Dutch ...
Bloomberg - 8 hours ago
Dutch voters turned out in force to back pro-European parties and help Prime Minister Mark Rutte's Liberals easily beat off an election challenge by the anti-Islam Freedom Party of Geert Wilders, drawing a line in the sand over the spread of populism.
NEWS.com.au - 6 hours ago
THE anti-Islam firebrand dubbed the “Dutch Trump” has failed to pull off an election win. But he warns the Netherlands is “not rid of me yet”. History repeated itself again for far-right MP Geert Wilders on Wednesday. After riding high in the polls, in ...
The Independent - 11 hours ago
The main exit poll in the Netherlands suggests that Prime Minister Mark Rutte has won the Dutch elections, easily beating anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders. For the two-time prime minister Mr Rutte, the poll indicated that an economic recovery and his ...