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Le Pen refuses ‘oligarch rag’ in the background

France's National Front called the blue flag of the European Union an "oligarch rag" on Wednesday, and suggested that its days were numbered, according to Reuters.

Published: April 20, 2017, 11:24 am

    Paris

    The party leader has refused to speak on a public platform where the EU flag was displayed.

    French TV channel TF1 removed a European Union flag from its studio after Marine Le Pen insisted only the French flag should be visible behind her during an interview with the broadcaster. According to local media, TF1 agreed to remove the flag Tuesday night.

    The European Commission’s representative office in France, tweeted: “Proud of our flag, symbol of unity, solidarity and harmony between the peoples of Europe. Let’s not hide it,” after Marine Le Pen refused the blue, yellow-starred flag of the EU.

    The FN was also not amused by the EU representative’s tweet. “You’ll see, we’ll soon stuff your oligarchic rag in the cupboard,” Florian Philippot Le Pen’s second-in-command, tweeted in reaction after the EU’s tweet.

    Le Pen remarked that she was being elected by French voters and not the Union. “I want to be the president of the French Republic. I don’t want to be European Commission president. I consider the EU has done a lot of harm to our country,” Le Pen told TF1 when asked to explain her demand that the EU flag, a frequent feature in such situations, in the background, be removed.

    Opinion polls are confused as the gap with Marine Le Pen’s other contenders keep changing, but the largest demographic for National Front support comes from younger voters aged between 18 and 24, where Le Pen polls at 40 percent. In the UK, the anti-immigration UKIP polled at just eight percent, suggesting there is a clear economic reason in France for the unemployed youth voting Le Pen.

    Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the far-left candidate, has come out for Europe and the EU, AFP reported. An FN offical Joffrey Bollée noted that Mélenchon was “indeed an agent of the system like the others”. His statement appealed to the party’s young voters.

    Youth unemployment in France touches almost a quarter of workers, in Germany it is under seven percent and in the UK it is 12 percent, according to data collated by the website, Trading Economics.

    Decades of economic mismanagement by Socialists and Centrists have resulted in high levels of youth unemployment, little employment security and reduced social mobility. On Monday Le Pen pledged to suspend all immigration with immediate effect if elected, a proposal that does not appear in her manifesto.

    Two of the most prominent figures in the Front National, David Rachline and Marion Marechal-Le Pen, are in their twenties.

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    • (Satanic) Count R. N. Courdenhove-Kalergi is seen by many as the father of the modern European Union. It was him who suggested Beethovens hymn as the EU’s national anthem, and was very active in connection with the design of the EU logo which contains 12 stars which symbolize the 12 tribes of Israel. The logo was finalized by the (Belgian) Jew Paul M.G. Lévi. Balder.org New March 2017 – Complete English translation of the entire book Practical Idealism. The Racist and Supremacist Roots of the Ideology behind the European Union. By Count Richard N. Coudenhove Kalergi – published in Vienna 1925. Europeans to become negroid mongrels

      The International African Association (French: Association internationale africaine) was a front organization established by the guests at the Brussels Geographic Conference of 1876, an event hosted by King Leopold II of Belgium. The Association was used by King Leopold ostensibly to further his altruistic and humanitarian projects in the area of Central Africa, the area that was to become Leopold’s privately controlled Congo Free State. King Leopold volunteered space in Brussels for the International African Association’s headquarters, and there were to be national committees of the association set up in all the participating countries, as well as an international committee. […] Flag of International African Association as well as the Congo Free State (1877–1908) and the Belgian Congo (1908–1960) :

      https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d8/Flag_of_Congo_Free_State.svg/800px-Flag_of_Congo_Free_State.svg.png

      The Charlemagne Prize (German: Karlspreis; full name originally Internationaler Karlspreis der Stadt Aachen, International Charlemagne Prize of the City of Aachen, since 1988 Internationaler Karlspreis zu Aachen, International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen) is one of the most prestigious European prizes. It has been awarded annually since 1950 by the German city of Aachen to people who contributed to the ideals upon which it was founded. It commemorates Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Empire and founder of what became the Holy Roman Empire, who resided and is buried at Aachen. Traditionally the award is given to the recipient on Ascension Day in a ceremony in the town hall of Aachen. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemagne_Prize

      Recipients:
      1950 Austria Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi
      1951 Netherlands Hendrik Brugmans
      1952 Italy Alcide de Gasperi
      1953 France Jean Monnet
      1954 Germany Konrad Adenauer
      1956 United Kingdom Sir Winston S. Churchill
      1957 Belgium Paul Henri Spaak
      1958 France Robert Schuman
      1959 United States George C. Marshall
      1960 Luxembourg Joseph Bech
      1961 Germany Walter Hallstein
      1963 United Kingdom Edward Heath
      1964 Italy Antonio Segni
      1966 Denmark Jens Otto Krag
      1967 Netherlands Joseph Luns
      1969 European Union European Commission
      1970 France François Seydoux de Clausonne
      1972 United Kingdom Roy Jenkins
      1973 Spain Salvador de Madariaga
      1976 Belgium Leo Tindemans
      1977 Germany Walter Scheel
      1978 Greece Konstantinos Karamanlis
      1979 Italy Emilio Colombo
      1981 France Simone Veil
      1982 Spain Juan Carlos of Spain
      1984 Germany Karl Carstens
      1986 Luxembourg The People of Luxembourg
      1987 United States Henry Kissinger
      1988 Germany Helmut Kohl and France François Mitterrand
      1989 Switzerland Frère Roger
      1990 Hungary Gyula Horn
      1991 Czechoslovakia Václav Havel
      1992 France Jacques Delors
      1993 Spain Felipe González
      1994 Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland
      1995 Austria Franz Vranitzky
      1996 Netherlands Beatrix of the Netherlands
      1997 Germany Roman Herzog
      1998 Poland Bronisław Geremek
      1999 United Kingdom Tony Blair
      2000 United States Bill Clinton
      2001 Hungary György Konrád
      2002 European Union The Euro
      2003 France Valéry Giscard d’Estaing
      2004 Republic of Ireland Pat Cox
      2004 Vatican City / Poland Pope St. John Paul II (extraordinary prize)
      2005 Italy Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
      2006 Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker
      2007 Spain Javier Solana
      2008 Germany Angela Merkel
      2009 Italy Andrea Riccardi
      2010 Poland Donald Tusk
      2011 France Jean-Claude Trichet
      2012 Germany Wolfgang Schäuble
      2013 Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė
      2014 Belgium Herman Van Rompuy
      2015 Germany Martin Schulz
      2016 Vatican City / Argentina Pope Francis
      2017 United Kingdom Timothy Garton Ash

      Charlemagne: Defender of the West or Servant of the Jews? It is also notable that while Charlemagne is often conceived as a fervent Christian; he did not obey the Church, but rather believed the Church should obey him. We can see this in the fact that he view the Church as a tool of governance and not an ally against a common enemy. Charlemagne’s memory has long been hotly disputed territory in large part, because he engaged in behaviour that was borderline psychotic and when the Saxon tribes killed twenty significant members of the Carolingian nobility (after the latter had invaded Saxon territory to rape, murder and pillage) he launched a fully fledged campaign of extermination against the Saxons in October 782 AD. This culminated in some 4,500 Saxons, often assumed to be nobles and leading figures, gathering at Verdun on the Aller to meet with Charlemagne for peace talks after their leader Widukind had fled to Denmark. Charlemagne’s response is almost universally regarded by historians as the greatest of all stains on his reputation. Succinctly put Charlemagne beheaded all 4,500 Saxons, who had publicly put down their arms as a sign of their peaceful intentions, in a one day orgy of bloodshed that Barbero chalks up to Charlemagne’s looking to the Old Testament for precedents on how to deal with his ‘heathen’ enemies. This act of butchery absolutely horrified both Charlemagne’s contemporaries and Christian commentators for several centuries afterwards. For some historical perspective we should note that several years after the massacre at Verdun the Byzantine Empire lost a full scale battle in its quest to regain control of the Italian peninsula. The Byzantines lost some 3,000 dead and buried in the process, which was considered a hideously high loss of life at the time. […] Indeed Barbero summarizes the scale of jewish influence at Charlemagne’s court as follows: ‘Jewish merchants prospered under Charlemagne and even more under Louis the Pious, by supplying the court with wine, spices, and textiles, and they enjoyed wide-ranging privileges. These included the right to be tried only in accordance with their own law, to have Christian employees, and to practice their religion even within the Imperial palace.’ Charlemagne: Defender of the West or Servant of the Jews?

        • Pinchas Goldschmidt [from 0:43] (born 21 July 1963) has been the Chief Rabbi of Moscow, Russia since 1993. Goldschmidt is the spiritual leader of the Moscow Choral Synagogue, the head of the rabbinical court of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), president of the Conference of European Rabbis* and is an officer of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC). Goldschmidt represents the Russian Jewish community politically as well. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinchas_Goldschmidt

          *The Conference of European Rabbis is the primary Orthodox rabbinical alliance in Europe. It unites more than 700 religious leaders of the mainstream synagogue communities in Europe. It was founded in 1956 on the initiative of British Chief Rabbi Sir Israel Brodie, in order to revive the destroyed Jewish communities on the European mainland. Brodie was supported by the chief rabbi of France, Jacob Kaplan, the chief rabbi of Amsterdam, Aharon Schuster and the British Sephardic spiritual leader, Hacham Gaon. The first conference took place in 1957 in Amsterdam. The Conference of European Rabbis is the primary Orthodox rabbinical alliance in Europe. It unites more than 700 religious leaders of the mainstream synagogue communities in Europe. It was founded in 1956 on the initiative of British Chief Rabbi Sir Israel Brodie, in order to revive the destroyed Jewish communities on the European mainland. Brodie was supported by the chief rabbi of France, Jacob Kaplan, the chief rabbi of Amsterdam, Aharon Schuster and the British Sephardic spiritual leader, Hacham Gaon. The first conference took place in 1957 in Amsterdam.

          Egalité et Réconciliation, 18 avril 2017. Le mauvais génie du judaïsme. 3. Du Dieu fou à l’État sociopathe.

          • Sandy

            Thanks for the upvote on my (now removed) post to John Engelman on AmRen this morning. 🙂

          • Joseph Martin

            Thanks for reading my posts and your votes, Steinadler. I appreciate your support. You do great work and I learn a lot from you.

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