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Scotland, Italy, Spain – The Break-Up?

  Across Europe, secession movements are gaining steam. Nations one considered ironclad may soon have their borders redrawn. The supranational European Union, long dreamt of by authoritarian European bureaucrats, has cracks in the foundation. A brief rundown of a few different secession movements, beginning with Scotland, UK: 6 months from now, Scotland will hold an […]

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Why the Russia-Ukraine Standoff Will Not Blow Up.

Ukraine continues to be in the midst of a tense stand-off between Russian forces and Ukrainian troops holding Crimea. Putin has claimed that the armed infantrymen posted outside Ukrainian military bases are not Russian troops, but merely Pro-Russian local militias. No matter the case, it is clear that he is in control of these forces. […]

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Should the USA give aid to Ukraine? – Thoughts on the Crisis.

“Unidentified” gunmen have surrounded a Ukrainian military base on the Crimean peninsula, preventing any Ukrainian troops from coming or going. The unidentified gunmen are most certainly Russian troops, or at least pro-Russian Ukrainians armed by the Russian military. The situation is unbelievably tense. A single burst of gunfire could lead to Ukraine’s first full-scale war […]

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Kiev is Burning: 13 Dead in Ukrainian Protests.

Anti-Government protests in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev have left 13 confirmed dead thus far, 6 of them being police officers. The current riots, as part of the weeks-long ongoing protests, have seen thousands of protestors and rioters pitted against government security forces in a battle for control of the city center. This the worst […]

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“Europe run by Big Banks, Big Business, and Big Bureaucrats”

Nigel Farage, head of the UK Independence Party, tells it like it is during a meeting of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France: that the European Union is  little more than an autocracy dominated by Bureaucrats, Banks, and Business Interests.

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75% Tax Rate: The Madness of Monsieur Hollandé

The French constitutional court has finally ruled that Socialist President Francois Hollandé’s desired 75% income tax on earners over 1 million euro can go into effect. The exorbitant tax rate was initially disapproved by the same French court nearly one year ago, but was re-tooled to make employers liable for salaries instead of individuals. As […]

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The Solution to Europe’s Problems: Right Here.

A lot of European nations are in pretty sorry shape, economically speaking. Virtually all of the Mediterranean nations – Spain, Italy, Greece, France, and Slovenia – in addition to Portugal, Slovakia, Hungary and Ireland have some serious issues to deal with. All of these nations suffer from massive Welfare States. For the most part, they […]

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Hundreds of Thousands Protest in Ukraine Over Pro-Russian Agreements

Hundreds of thousands protested in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev against a perceived turn away from the European Union and towards Russia after the Ukrainian Government of Viktor Yanukovich ended trade negotiations with the EU and abruptly signed a new agreement with the Russian Government under Vladimir Putin. This signals the intention of the Ukrainian […]

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Bank of Cyprus Depositors to Lose 47% of Account Holdings.

The government of the tiny and troubled island nation of Cyprus has announced that depositors with accounts holding over 100,000 euros will face a staggering loss of 47% of their assets. As CBC reports: “Losses at Bank of Cyprus were initially estimated at 37.5 per cent. Another 22.5 per cent of the deposits remained tied […]

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Greek Prostitution Soars 150%, Youth Jobless 75% in Some Areas.

According to a report issued by the Greek National Center for Social Research, the number of Greeks selling sex for money has skyrocketed 150% over the past two years. Greece, suffering from their worst depression in modern history, has seen youth unemployment soar to a national average of 60%. In the Greek region of Western […]

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