Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/15/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/15/2012European banks are now awash in toxic debt. According to a respected auditing firm, the level of debt owned by European banks that is unlikely to be repaid has risen to more than €1 billion, well over a trillion dollars. Greece and Spain are among the largest sources of these potential defaults.

In other news, in the wake of the Toulouse murders — after which attacks on French Jews increased — the chief rabbi of France says that there may no longer be a future for Jews in France.

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5 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/15/2012

  1. Pakistan celebrates its 65 years as a country of the pure
    – Asking Norway to spend money in Pakistan

    In Norway on 14 August, Pakistanis, mostly located in Oslo East, took the opportunity to relocate to the beautiful Frognerparken, on the West, to celebrate their home-country…!

    Leader of the Pakistani-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce(…) Aamir J. Sheikh, points out that the relatively young country needs more economic growth in order to progress.

    – Recently, I visited Pakistan’s sitting PM Raja Pervez Ashraf, who stressed that the only way to combat extremism and terrorism is economic growth. Pakistan is in need of foreign investments, not the least from Norway, says Sheikh to Nettavisen.

    In other words, his mission is to put pressure on Norway to invest, as in send money to Pakistan.

    Wonder how he will be awarded by the PM, when the money starts pouring in?

    There is an Abraham Lincoln Monument in this park, Frognerparken.

  2. PS This is getting ironic..

    The New Norway
    Independence in 2014

    A delegation was sent by the State of North Dakota to celebrate the centennial of Norway’s Independence in 1914, and the Lincoln monument was raised in this respect.

    For the 200th independence anniversary in 2014, the regime is working on a definition of The New Norway, and what is going to be the new Norwegian identity.

    1814: Constitution, Grunnloven
    1914: Lincoln monument and delegation from Norwegians in the US, to Oslo
    2014: ?

  3. Quote:
    Fields sued when he was punished with a two-week unpaid suspension and a demotion for refusing department orders to attend an event at an Islamic mosque in which officers observed Islamic worship services, heard an explanation of Islamic beliefs and were proselytized.

    Where is the ACLU this time?
    Nowhere in sight.
    The man is a Christian. He has every right to blow off the mosque’s invitation or command.
    Islam is not the supreme religion of the land.
    Adhering to the Ummah is not the “supreme law of the land.”
    We have not been conquered yet. That’s second the point this man is making.
    The first is that he is a Christian.
    Now, I was born a Christian, and I will die a Christian.
    He should add this just to put the stopper on.

  4. Quote:
    In simple terms: a full spectrum operations manual that details stratagems both domestic and foreign. Presidential administrative National Security Strategy documents explain how to defend the Republic …

    Which “republic” is that?
    Which community of common interest?
    I just don’t see one.

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