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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Emmanuel Macron, the current president of the French Republic, is a weird dude. Now, after just 18 months in power, he is also a very unpopular dude. The French media have been making much of the fact that Macron’s prime minister, Édouard Philippe, has been slightly more popular than the president in certain polls. But really, what we are seeing is an almost perfect parallel collapse in popularity of both personalities

That French presidents are unpopular is nothing new. However, there is a secular trend in them getting unpopular more and more quickly upon getting into office. True, Macron is not as unpopular after 18 months as was the hapless and squishy François Hollande, who could deliver on virtually none of his Socialist economic promises. However, Macron as collapsed in popularity more quickly than Nicolas Sarkozy did, who was a one-term president.

The English-speaking Macron said he wanted to turn France into a “start-up nation.” A bold ambition, but it’s worth remembering that 90% of start-ups go bankrupt.

I personally don’t understand the French electorate on these matters. Macron in particular did not promise anything other than to deliver more of the same policies, albeit with more youth and more vigor, as a frank globalist. Who, exactly, was excited at his election but is disappointed now? People with a short attention span or susceptibility to marketing gimmicks, I assume.

It is hard to talk about the French media without getting a bit conspiratorial, at least, I speak of “structural conspiracies.” Macron’s unabashed, “modernizing” globalism certainly corresponds to the id of the French media-corporate elites and to top 20% of the electorate, let us say, the talented fifth. He was able to break through the old French two-party system, annihilating the Socialist Party and sidelining the conservatives. The media certainly helped in this, preferring him to either the conservative François Fillon or the civic nationalist Marine Le Pen.

However, the media have to a certain extent turned on Macron, perhaps because he believes his “complex thoughts” cannot be grasped by journalists with their admittedly limited cognitive abilities. Turn on the French radio and you’ll hear stories of how the so-called “Youth With Macron,” whose twenty- and thirty-somethings were invited onto all the talk shows just before Macron became a leading candidate, were actually former Socialist party hacks with no grass roots. Astroturf. I could have told you that.

Macron has made a number of what the media call “gaffes.” When an old lady voiced concern about the future of her pension, he answered: “you don’t have a right to complain.” He has also done many things that anyone with just a little sense of decorum will be disgusted by. The 40-year-old Macron, who has a 65-year-old wife and claims not to be a homosexual, loves being photographed with sweaty black bodies.

June 21, 2018: the Élysée Palace, is turned into a gay African discotheque for a today, with presidential blessings. The Palace was initially built in 1721 for the military commander Louis Henry de La Tour d’Auvergne. A desecration.

Macron appearing with vibrant “future Montaignes” in the Caribbean.
Macron appearing with vibrant “future Montaignes” in the Caribbean.
Macron heterosexually sharing a moment with said French youth.
Macron heterosexually sharing a moment with said French youth.

While Macron enjoys black bodies, he does say some sensible things. He has some realism. Macron has said that African political instability, poverty, and emigration to Europe will never be controlled unless African women have less children: “When countries still have seven to eight children per woman, you can decide to spend billions of euros, but you will not stabilize anything.” Macron has repeatedly made these comments, showing that like Bill Gates, he understands that a Black Planet with 4 billion Africans (as currently projected to be happen this century according to U.N. projections) will be a big, big problem. Macron is bold in this respect: even Viktor Orbán has not gone so far as to tell black people how they should breed.

In another “slip,” Macron recently said that all the French marshals of the First World War would be celebrated in the upcoming centennial commemorations of that great and terrible conflict. Including, he said, Marshal Philippe Pétain because despite his “dreadful choices” in the Second World War, he had been “a great soldier” in the First. This is objectively true, although Macron was forced to backtrack in the face of “media outcry.”

Macron should have known better. He had previously got into trouble while on an official visit to Algeria for saying that France had committed “crimes against humanity” there in the days of colonialism. As his spokeswoman Laurence Haïm pointed out, the problem was not the offense this caused to French nationalists, but to the Jewish community:

What poses a problem is the term “crime against humanity.” There is a monopoly. . . . I think it is generational. In any case, there is a problem on the expression “crime against humanity” which for many people in the Jewish community can only be said relative to the Shoah.

In the background, one can hear one of Macron’s aides helpfully interject: “It’s a copyright.” (Using the English term, that’s “co-pee-rhaïte”!)

So there’s that. But, in terms of policies, I cannot say that the people who supported Macron have any right to complain. He is doing what he promised, that is to say, steaming full straight ahead on the globalist course with, a bit more forthrightness and, he hopes, competence than his Socialist or conservative predecessors.

In truth there are no solutions. There is nothing he can do to make the elitist and gridlocked European Union more effective, nothing he can do to improve the “human capital” in the Afro-Islamic banlieues, and not much he can do to improve the economy which the French people would find acceptable. A bit more of labor flexibility here, a bit of a tax break there, oh wait deficit’s too big, a tax hike in some other area too, then. Six of one, half a dozen in the other. Oh, and they’ve also passed more censorship legislation to fight “fake news” and “election meddling” and other pathetic excuses the media-political class across the West have come up with for their loss of control over the Narrative.

Since the European Central Bank has been printing lending hundreds of billions of euros to stimulate the Eurozone economy, France’s economic performance has been decidedly mediocre, with low growth, slowly declining unemployment, and no reduction in debt (currently at 98.7% of GDP). Performance will presumably worsen if the ECB, as planned, phases out stimulus at the end of this year.

There is a rather weird situation in terms of immigration and diversity. Everyone seems to be aware of the hellscape of ethno-religious conflict which will thrive in the emerging Afro-Islamic France of the future. Just recently at the commemoration of the Battle of Verdun, an elderly French soldier asked Macron: “When will you kick out the illegal immigrants? . . . Aren’t we bringing in a Trojan Horse?”

More significant was the resignation of Gérard Collomb from his position as interior minister last month to return to his old job as mayor of Lyon, which he apparently finds more interesting. Collomb is a 71-year-old Socialist politician who has apparently awakened to the problems of ethnic segregation and conflict. He said in his farewell address:

I have been in all the neighborhoods, the neighborhoods of Marseille-North to Mirail in Toulous, to the Parisian periphery, Corbeil, Aulnay, Sevran, the situation has deteriorated greatly. We cannot continue to work on towns individually, there needs to be an overarching vision to recreate social mixing. Because today we are living side by side, and I still say, me, I fear that tomorrow we will live face-to-face [i.e. across a battle lines].

It is not clear how much Collomb tried to act upon these concerns as interior minister and was frustrated. In any case, he dared to voice the same concerns to the far-right magazine Valeurs Actuelles last February. He told them: “The relations between people are very difficult, people don’t want to live together” (using the term vivre-ensemble, a common diversitarian slogan). He said immigration’s responsibility for this was “enormous” and agreed with the journalist that “France no longer needs immigration.” Collomb then virtually predicted civil war:

Communities in France are coming into conflict more and more and it is becoming very violent . . . I would say that, within five years, the situation could become irreversible. Yes, we have five or six years to avoid the worst. After that . . .

It’s unclear why “the next five or six years” should be so critical. From one point of view, the old France is already lost as about a third of births are non-European and in particular one fifth are Islamic. The patterns of life in much of France will therefore likely come to reflect those of Africa and the Middle-East, including random violence and religious fanaticism. Collomb seems to think “social mixing” would prevent this, but in fact, there has been plenty of social and even genetic “mixing” in Brazil and Mexico, without this preventing ethno-racial stratification and extreme levels of violence.

I’m afraid it’s all more of the same in douce France, sweet France. On the current path, Macron will be a one-termer like Sarkozy and Hollande were. Then again, the next elections will be in three-and-a-half years, an eternity in democratic politics. In all likelihood, this would be the Right’s election to win, with a conservative anti-immigration candidate. A few people of the mainstream Right are open to working with Le Pen’s National Rally and some have even defended the Identitarians. Then again, I could even imagine Macron posing as a heroic opponent of (illegal . . .) immigration if he thought it could help get him reelected. Watch this space . . .

 
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  1. utu says:

    How many immigrants from Africa come to Europe depends only on political will of Europeans. The demography of African has nothing to do with it. Europe has means to stop immigration legal and illegal. Macron talking about how many children are born in Africa is just another cop out.

  2. FKA Max says:
    @utu

    Online only until November 12, 2018:

    Europe’s border in Africa | DW Documentary (Migration documentary)

    Europe’s governments are breathing a sigh of relief as the number of refugees arriving from Africa falls. But at what price? [Online until: 12.11.2018]

    Reporter Shafagh Laghai traces the new wall across Africa, built by the European Union. Her journey begins in Mali, where the mission of the Bundeswehr, Germany’s Armed Forces, is not just to combat terrorism but also to prevent migration. Armies around the world are under pressure, especially as they respond to threats from well beyond their own borders. The German and French armed forces, for example, are involved in a range of missions from Afghanistan to North Africa. In a bid to cut costs, some of their core functions have been outsourced to commercial enterprises. But at what price? War and defense are big business and wherever there are armed forces, the private sector is never far away. For example, Germany’s main military training ground is run by a private munitions firm. Politicians and military leaders lobby for weapons exports all over the world in support of arms manufacturers at home. Former politicians move seamlessly into the arms sector. Our two-part documentary takes us to missions abroad and talks to military, political and business leaders as it investigates just how privatized our defense forces are and what repercussions the links between the business and military worlds might have in the future.

    • Replies: @FKA Max
  3. utu says:

    Armed force ‘led by former MAFIA boss’ causing dramatic reduction in migrants to Italy

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/844213/italy-close-migrant-shut-down-mafia-libya-Sabratha-un-election-eu-tripoli-summer-turkey

    Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

    https://www.thejournal.ie/migrants-italy-eu-spain-meeting-4089279-Jun2018/

  4. Tulip says:

    Macron should ditch the wife and elope with Justin Trudeau.

  5. fenestol says:

    The 40-year-old Macron, who has a 65-year-old wife

    Ah, now I understand the title of the article.

  6. Congrats to Guillaume Durocher on his first article for the Unz Review!

    • Agree: Christo
  7. Baxter says:

    Ha ha ha ha ha.
    I read an article not long ago about how France is the most cucked nation in Europe.
    Really though, this would be sad if it weren’t so pathetic.

  8. RVBlake says:
    @Tulip

    My first thought on viewing, regrettably, these photos was of Trudeau’s fondness for posing for photos amidst vibrant surroundings.

  9. @utu

    I would disagree. Macron is the only Western liberal so far, who risked being clear about African birthrates. I wish these Macron statements were a breakthrough. Well, maybe they are.

    Fine article, Guillaume Durocher, nice pics too (hehe) – thanks a lot from a European neighbor!

  10. Sunbeam says:
    @utu

    “The demography of African has nothing to do with it. Europe has means to stop immigration legal and illegal. ”

    I’d go further than that. They also have the means to expel the current “facts on the ground.”

    Talk is cheap. But I personally am at the point where I’d wholeheartedly support expelling groups from the US, and yes by force.

    Whether I am a lunatic is besides the point, what matters is whether any Europeans have the same convictions.

    Maybe that seems ludicrous, like the plot of a disaster novel. But the alternative, of ethnic enclaves, of actual street combat between factions…

    All within the confines of a welfare state that needs everyone to pay their taxes and be productive, or at least not make trouble…

    Well that’s ludicrous too. And a whole lot of people will remember what France used to be like.

    Before it became, you know, a shithole.

    • Replies: @EagleEyeX
  11. FKA Max says: • Website
    @Dieter Kief

    I love Macron, too!

    A few months ago I claimed that Emmanuel Macron has/holds an ““Alt Right” worldview” due to him having had interactions with an influential member of the French Protestant Huguenot minority in France: http://www.unz.com/article/collateral-damage/#comment-1955020
    [...]
    Macron: Germany is different from France. You are more Protestant, which results in a significant difference. Through the church, through Catholicism, French society was structured vertically, from top to bottom. I am convinced that it has remained so until today. That might sound shocking to some – and don’t worry, I don’t see myself as a king. But whether you like it or not, France’s history is unique in Europe. Not to put too fine a point on it, France is a country of regicidal monarchists. It is a paradox: The French want to elect a king, but they would like to be able to overthrow him whenever they want. The office of president is not a normal office – that is something one should understand when one occupies it. You have to be prepared to be disparaged, insulted and mocked – that is in the French nature. And: As president, you cannot have a desire to be loved. Which is, of course, difficult because everybody wants to be loved. But in the end, that’s not important. What is important is serving the country and moving it forward.

    http://www.unz.com/article/the-elites-have-no-credibility-left/#comment-2042622

    French army band medleys Daft Punk following Bastille Day parade

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  12. notanon says:

    Who, exactly, was excited at his election but is disappointed now? People with a short attention span or susceptibility to marketing gimmicks, I assume.

    people controlled by the media

    the media are the main problem

  13. Anon[425] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Macron. Trudeau. Such lightweights. They are nothing but globe-trotting celebs.

  14. As the French say, Macron wants to be like Putin, but the leash gets in the way.

  15. How come the only person in French politics who has balls is a woman – Marine Le Pen? What’s wrong with la belle France? It used to be a country in de Gaulle’s times.

  16. @FKA Max

    Trump’s expressions said a lot about MAGA there.

    • Replies: @FKA Max
  17. Mitleser says:

    After Charles de Gaulle and François Mitterrand, Emmanuel Macron is the third great president of the Fifth Republic.

    The shepherd of the French.

    [MORE]

    He will be re-elected.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @Z-man
  18. FKA Max says: • Website
    @NoseytheDuke

    Trump is jealous of Macron’s swagger…

    Trump opens armistice visit to France with jab at Macron

    Trump originally wanted to celebrate Veterans Day on Sunday with a grand military parade in Washington, as he was inspired by the tanks and flyovers he saw during France’s Bastille Day celebration when he visited Paris in July of last year. Trump ordered the Pentagon to come up with plans for his own version, but they were eventually scrapped over concerns about costs and the damage tanks weighing many tons would do to the streets in Washington.

    https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article221408540.html

    How Emmanuel Macron’s swagger is annoying friends as well as foes

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/now-emmanuel-macron-s-swagger-is-annoying-friends-as-well-as-foes-0csm20378

    • Replies: @FKA Max
    , @FKA Max
  19. @Mitleser

    Wow! Then I am the Emperor of the East, and you have to address me “Your Majesty”. LOL.

  20. johan says:

    If Macron is not popular, then the Zionist owned France will have to be aided with the installment of another Zionist elite puppet, or some puppet masquerading as something else.

    • Replies: @FKA Max
    , @Buck Ransom
  21. johan says:

    “Macron should have known better. He had previously got into trouble while on an official visit to Algeria for saying that France had committed “crimes against humanity” there in the days of colonialism. As his spokeswoman Laurence Haïm pointed out, the problem was not the offense this caused to French nationalists, but to the Jewish community:

    What poses a problem is the term “crime against humanity.” There is a monopoly. . . . I think it is generational. In any case, there is a problem on the expression “crime against humanity” which for many people in the Jewish community can only be said relative to the Shoah.”

    First thing Macron did after installment was to play priest and morally whip the French as of the regularly obliged focus on their wrongdoings in WWII. Another thing for which he is hired is to equal anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, which he did. So, I would say that when he fulfills other jobs of maintaining guilt complexes and moral whipping in order to control the French, Zionists and their delegate puppets should not start spitting venom from their snakepits, as he has already fulfilled the job of what he is hired for, and just the holohaux is not enough to control and manipulate.

  22. FKA Max says: • Website
    @johan

    …Zionist elite puppet…

    I don’t think Macron is a Zionist puppet:

    Netanyahu in France: Israel’s PM and Macron did not see eye to eye on all issues

    Putin supports Macron attempt to save Iran deal

    Viktor Orban, as one example, is a much greater/stronger Zionist puppet/ally, in my opinion:

    Unlikely Alliance: Hungarian far-right PM Orban welcomed in Israel

  23. FKA Max says: • Website
    @FKA Max

    Here is the link to the non-Youtube version of the video that should be available indefinitely:

    No entry – Europe’s border in Africa

    https://www.dw.com/en/no-entry-europes-border-in-africa/av-45986225

    • Replies: @FKA Max
  24. Renoman says:

    Within 10 years immigrants crossing the Med in boats will be sunk on site.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  25. FKA Max says: • Website
    @FKA Max

    Trump, Macron meet face-to-face after tweet

    President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron hold a bilateral meeting in Paris shortly after the US President tweeted that Macron’s remarks on European defense were “very insulting.”

  26. @johan

    Macron is a former banker, and an employee of the Rothschilds family.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Chet Roman
  27. FKA Max says: • Website
    @FKA Max

    Putin positive on Macron’s ‘European army’ plan, says it’s good for multipolar world (EXCLUSIVE)

  28. FKA Max says: • Website
    @utu

    The EU is almost tripling its border protection budget over the next 10 years, and most of it is going to Frontex:

    It means boosting the overall EU budget on external borders, migration and refugee flows from the current €13 billion to over €34 billion for the period 2021 to 2027.

    Frontex is set to receive, should the plan go through, the biggest spending increase when compared to all the other big policies under the same budget line.

    https://euobserver.com/justice/141731

    Juncker: EU will send additional 10,000 guards to borders

    Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, currently employs 1,600 border guards across the EU, so the new figure is a substantial hike.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45492746

    Migratory situation at EU’s external borders – September 2018

  29. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:

    Macron is bold in this respect: even Viktor Orbán has not gone so far as to tell black people how they should breed.

    someone has to

    for some reason they all seem to have plenty of time to screw but no time to work

  30. I cross my fingers in a hope that Macron has a reliable proctologist.

  31. Anonymous[367] • Disclaimer says:

    France: The Incredible Shrinking President

    Haha. That’s a magnificent title.

    Eventually, France will have to graduate from their recent midget carnival…

    • Replies: @JRB
  32. Anonymous[367] • Disclaimer says:
    @Buck Ransom

    Yes, and his direct, #1 mentor, gained favour with the Rothschilds by writing white genocide “fiction”. You can’t make this shit up.

  33. @Buck Ransom

    While you are technically correct, we need to put his rise in politics into perspective. He was an obscure government worker with a degree in philosophy that was never elected to a public office and had zero business experience. In 2008 he bought out his government contract for €50,000 so he could “become” an investment banker. He was recruited and hired by Rothschild & Cie Banque, worked with them for four years, makes millions of dollars and returns to a $70,000 a year job in government. I guess you can refer to him as a “banker” but I think a more appropriate name is a “Trojan Whore” for the financial parasites in Europe. After he returned to government service all the doors of government, corporate and media power opened for him. Macron policies of austerity, open borders, tax cuts for the rich and support for the unaccountable bureaucrats that run the EU reflect those of his masters that put him in power.

  34. Maybe France should have thought of that before occupying half Africa in a colonial Empire, and still compelling its former colonies to pay a colonial era tax while militarily supporting corrupt dictators in said ex colonies? Perhaps France should have thought about that before destroying Africa’s most socially advanced country, Libya? Perhaps “religious fanaticism” and “random violence” is more a European thing when one sees the support for jihadis in, and then invasion of, Afghanistan, in which France was fully complicit, as it is in Syria now? Or Iraq, which France apologised for *not* helping to invade and destroy?

    And I assume the author of this article would be fine if Macron posed with young *white* men? That wouldn’t be “disgusting”, but posing with young black men is?

    Just asking.

  35. @FKA Max

    Yes, Orban is really an open borders globalist pretending to be a conservative. How else can we possibly explain the fact that he’s shaking hands with a Jew, who like all Jews, wants to fill Europe up with non-Europeans?

    Alternative explanation, the world is a complex place which is difficult to explain with simplistic ideological narratives.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  36. It was far after the French presidential elections that EU fool Frans Timmermans realised that, in the first round of those elections four out of ten votes went to Marine le Pen, and Mélenchon; both anti EU.
    Macron, nickname Jupiter, worked for the Rothschild Banque de France, wants more EU, especially a EU Minister of Finance.
    Bad thinking people, me being one of them, suspect that his main reason is to pool all debsts of euro countries together, so that the rich countries, mainly Germany and the Netherlands, can pay for the poor.
    Varoufakis states that in a personal talk he has warned Jupiter that Germany will never give up her budget sovereignty.
    So with some exagerration, making foreigners pay for French pensions, failed.
    For those who do not know, France has no pension funds, except for commercial enterprises.
    Pensions for civil servants are paid out of the government budget.
    What did not fail was the liberalisation of the labour market, in other words, taking away job security from the French, the people in the world who most value life long jobs with one employer
    Then there is France’s time bomb, that already exploded in 2005, civil war in Muslim neighbourhoods, the banlieues.
    Macron’s plan for a French Islam, withful thinking until now.
    I do not mention all the corruption and fraud cases, former president Sarkozy behind bars, does not seem impossible any more.

  37. Dante says:
    @FKA Max

    Viktor Orban being an ally of sorts simply reflects the reality that Israel is a walled ethnostate that rejects mass immigration and Orban and increasingly other European leaders parties etc want the same, Indeed it also exposes the hypocrisy of the left and its pressitute media when it virtue signals.

  38. The author doesn’t actually say anything. He just rambles on vaguely about Macron and France.

    • Replies: @Catiline
  39. He had previously got into trouble while on an official visit to Algeria for saying that France had committed “crimes against humanity” there in the days of colonialism. As his spokeswoman Laurence Haïm pointed out, the problem was not the offense this caused to French nationalists, but to the Jewish community…

    Two million Algerians dead during the war of independence and still raging debates on the semantics of crimes against humanity, all to appease Zionist sensibilities? Pray, what should the tally of those killed be before crimes against humanity are aptly labeled? The same could be said for the over 2 million Vietnamese and an estimated 1 million Iraqis dead in an America’s unprovoked wars of aggression.

    He has some realism. Macron has said that African political instability, poverty, and emigration to Europe will never be controlled unless African women have less children…

    Sure, a very worrisome trend. But for starters how about putting an end to the ongoing “colonial tax” that France continues to levy on some 14 of France’s former African colonies? Any opposition to this abomination has met with force and punishment. Guinea was virtually ransacked when Sékou Touré opted out of the colonial empire in 1958. Another instance of economic crimes against humanity that barely gets mention in the “free press” of the West.

    https://blogs.mediapart.fr/jecmaus/blog/300114/franceafrique-14-african-countries-forced-france-pay-colonial-tax-benefits-slavery-and-colonization

    https://www.modernghana.com/news/849154/france-annually-exploits-former-african-colonies-of-440-bill.html

    • Replies: @Tyrion 2
  40. @Tulip

    For all his other faults, I don’t believe Trudeau is a homosexual. He’s just a dolt who wants desperately to be liked by everyone. I’m almost certain that on the other hand, Macron is.

    Handsome, successful forty year old men aren’t attracted to crusty old elderly women like his “wife”, that’s a Harold and Maude fantasy. But you can see the palpable delight in his face when he’s around young black men.

    • Replies: @Bill Klein
    , @ogunsiron
  41. notanon says:

    there are no neoliberal solutions to France’s problems because neoliberals are the cause of the problems.

    while the media still retains some public trust they have the power to puff up someone like Macron enough to get them elected but they can’t keep them popular in the face of reality.

    Macron isn’t primarily a zionist; he’s more of a banking mafia puppet – globalists, banking mafia and zionists overlap but they have different priorities.

    Macron occasionally saying right-wing things is a trick – Sarkozy, who was also an enemy of France, used to do that when his popularity dipped.

    the EU wants an army it can use to attack Europeans who resist their destruction e.g. Hungary.

  42. Douce France or Douche France… At any rate, between Jews and Muslims, the old France is done for. Adieu!

  43. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:

    http://theinsightnewspaper.blogspot.com/2017/04/france-gets-400-billion-euros-from.html

    Is this the real reason of France beings so tolerant with black african migration ? France
    makes 400.ooo million euros/ year from the CFA ( communaute francofone africaine ) franc ?

    Cherchez l àrgent , follow the money

    France a fric , tout pour l àrgent , all for money

    • Replies: @notanon
  44. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:

    Thank you Unz , for posting articles from europeans , merci Durocher

    • Agree: jim jones
  45. notanon says:
    @Anon

    it’s why they supported the attack on Libya (and not Iraq)

    although i assume most of that money goes to the banking mafia rather than France itself?

    • Replies: @anon
  46. alan says:

    Would someone please inform the Macrons of this world that the U.S. of America is not a democracy. UK is a democracy. France, Belgium and Germany, etc. are democracies. The U.S. is a constitutional republic, and that sets us apart from every other manipulated government on the planet. All of the ills we as Americans are attempting to thwart and overcome are because of the intentional ‘democrat’ brainwashing of the non-thinking American public by the Christ hating ownership of the msm and the criminal gangster banking cabal. “Tis a republic, madam, if you are morally strong enough to keep it”. And if not, the parasite shekel lovers will distort it and pervert it, because that is what you do to a ‘democracy’. A ‘democracy’ is owned and operated by those that control the shekels; or gold. A republic is only viable as a governing ordinance for a Christ minded public. All else is too weak and fickle to resist the deception of the ‘money-masters’. Macron, of course, understands this, because he is put into place by those that manufacture and distribute the shekels. And his job is to ridicule those that resist the owners of the ‘democracy’. He serves his masters well.

    I pray that there is still some ‘constitutional republic’ that remains in our social and psychological ‘dna’. That is, in Christ, our only hope, and Donald John Trump is our leader out of this morass. Resistance is not futile.

  47. anon[190] • Disclaimer says:
    @notanon

    although i assume most of that money goes to the banking mafia rather than France itself?

    good question

    the French people get the black eye but who actually gets the money?

  48. @alan

    With all due respect all countries in the world do have a constitution.
    BTW
    I truly approve everything you are saying.

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
    , @alan
  49. @alan

    I suppose democratic France is less democratic than many suppose it is, the same for Belgium, Germany and UK.
    I’m not an expert on voting systems, but in France it is extremely difficult for those not belonging to the establisment to get power by voting.
    Figures are something like this, in the Sarko Hollande Marine Le Pen presidential elections each got around 28% of the votes.
    The French parliament has some 600 seats.
    So in these elections shortly thereafter on should expect Le Pen Front National to get say a quarter of the seats, say 150.
    In the French system four !
    How Front National is attacked;
    Pierre-André Taguieff, Michèle Tribalat, ‘Face au Front national, Arguments pour une contre-offensive’, Paris, 1998

  50. The scalpel says: • Website

    Macron is the CIA’s boy. That is how and why he was elected. Simple. USvichy France

  51. @Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist

    ” Perhaps France should have thought about that before destroying Africa’s most socially advanced country, Libya ”
    Here we have a rather complicated problem, not yet solved.
    Sarkozy is being criminally investigated for years now for having accepted money from Ghadaffi for his election campaign, undeclared money.
    By religion Sarkozy is catholic, however, after his election Israeli newspapers were jubilant: he is from an ancient jewish Greek family.
    During his presidency quite a few times anti semitic slogans were directed at Sarkoy.
    As we know, Israel succeeded in Reagan trying to kill Ghadaffi by bombing Tripolis.
    Hillary was jubilant when Ghadaffi had been lynched, we know she had been senator of the most jewish city in the world, New York.
    Now what exactly was French role in destroying and destabilising Libia, I do not know.
    But I even less know if this French role was France or Sarkozy.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  52. alan says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Thanx for your response, which confirms my assertion. Whether or not a ‘country’ has a ‘constitution’, or not, is of no significance. A republic is governed solely by the lawful mandates laid forth in the ‘constitution’. A country with a constitution that is not adhered to by the country’s ‘elected’ law enforcement officials is no better off than a ‘democracy’ run by individual dictators; which is how all of Europe’s ‘democracies’ operate. And the U.S. has been no different for the past 100+ years. We have all been raped and pillaged by ‘elected’ thieves that have conspired to no longer be bound by the constraints of a constitution, and have instead bowed their sovereign knees to the ‘shekels of democracy’. However, Donald Trump has become the sole defender of our tattered constitutional republic, or whatever is left of it. And Trump’s efforts to overturn the criminal activity of the past 100+ years has ignited anew the spark of life left in our constitutional republic. And the ‘democracy’ world is apoplectic over his brief success. Even the zio-owned Federal Reserved, privately owned by the criminal cabal in the City of London, is having digestive distress over Trump’s popularity and progress. The ‘republic’ is apparently still alive in many of us, and we are rising from the ashes to once again defend ourselves from the infestation of those that have been purchased by the ‘shekels of democracy’. viva le constitutional republic. Remember, you cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong! Thanks, again, for your comments.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  53. Z-man says:
    @Mitleser

    My LOL button is not working so let me say… rofl!!!

  54. Z-man says:
    @FKA Max

    Big mistake by the Hungarian. BDS. The Zionist State is the ENEMY!!

  55. Z-man says:
    @Renoman

    In 10 years it will be too late. It has to be done NOW!

  56. Z-man says:
    @unpc downunder

    ‘Yahoo weasels his way into European affairs all the time. Big mistake by the Hungarian as he thinks ‘Yahoo is like him. HE IS NOT! He is a luciferian snake of the first order. If Salvini meets with him I will lose my lunch!

  57. Z-man says:

    The Incredible Shrinking President

    It couldn’t happen to a better mommy’s boy.

  58. Hmm. Let’s see what the future available options are.

    1. Re-elect Macron.
    2. Elect another globalist clown.

    I remember a time when there was no more nationalistic country on the face of the earth than France. The power structure saw to that. Sad times indeed.

  59. Tyrion 2 says:
    @Justsaying

    France’s former colonies don’t pay any tax to France, nevermind $440 billion a year!

    They don’t even produce enough to trade for $440 billion to pay the tax in any given year…

    How dumb do you have to be to assert the above?

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Matra
    , @Justsaying
  60. Would someone please inform the Macrons of this world that the U.S. of America is not a democracy. The U.S. is a constitutional republic

    I never understood this argument. Being a constitutional republic is not antithetical to being a democracy, and both the legislative, the executive and the judiciary are democratically elected in the US.

    How is America not a democracy?

  61. anon[311] • Disclaimer says:
    @Tyrion 2

    this is a good point

    the number of $440 billion looked suspicious

    • Replies: @notanon
  62. @jilles dykstra

    Sarkozy is a typical Hungarian name.
    Sar means mud, Kozy or kozelet means area or near area.
    The name means man from muddy place.
    He was just another puppet of Zionists.
    French aircraft carrier with some cruisers were fist in Mediterranean ambushing Libya
    Italians were second.
    US joined in massacre the last.
    But basically it was CIA operation

    • Replies: @anon
  63. @alan

    Thank you very much also.
    We have a very parallel views.

  64. notanon says:
    @anon

    there is some kind of financial scam involving the French central bank and their former colonies but i forget the details

    • Replies: @Tyrion 2
  65. Tyrion 2 says:
    @notanon

    It isn’t a scam. It is an invaluable service and the sums are very small. If anything it is the French government subsidising the former colonies…

  66. FKA Max says: • Website
    @FKA Max

    I guess I was wrong… the website expired, which is too bad, because it is such an insightful documentary.

    Here two other videos, one very recent from today, on the topic that should probably, and hopefully, stay online:

    EU forming partnerships with African countries to curb migrations

    German military in Africa: Defense Secretary Van der Leyen visits Niger | DW News

    DW English
    Published on Nov 12, 2018
    Niger has become a major route for migrants fleeing their homes and heading North. Around 90 percent of West African migrants now travel through the country. Now, Germany is upping its presence in one of the world’s poorest countries.

  67. anon[311] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    He was just another puppet of Zionists.

    worse though

    he was the one who threatened the French people – “hurry up and interbreed” with the foreign monkeys or it will be made mandatory

  68. @Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist

    Africa’s most socially advanced country, Libya

    ROTFL

  69. EagleEyeX says:
    @Sunbeam

    You make good points but why so quick to apologize? Does not seem lunatic to me …just common sense. No question you must be American …always apologizing……
    Where are the people who have the balls to tell it like it is and when people are pissed off tell them to fuck themselves …..I recall Lance Armstrong , surely many others.
    Accept responsibility and stand by your beliefs ……all these people apologizing to the Jews for some mild chastisement of criticism is sickening……fuck them. If they cannot take it it is their problem…..
    This argument could go on and on …….stand your fucking ground.

    • Replies: @Eagle Eye
  70. Matra says:
    @Tyrion 2

    He also doubled the already exaggerated but ‘official’ – according to the Algerian government – death toll from the Algerian war.

  71. @alan

    When most people use the term “democracy” they use the term loosely. By using it they normally mean any system that has “free” elections and a relatively high degree of personal freedoms. Well informed people know that all elections are manipulated somewhat and the degree of freedom can be gauged from the general lack of interference in said elections. Switzerland is a country where a large part of the ruling of the country is by referendums and plebiscites. Many would call this “direct democracy”. The United States system was intentionally set up to have a difficult set of checks and balances that supposedly make it extremely difficult for the system to be taken over by a dictatorship. History shows us that there are inherent flaws in the original thinking because these checks and balances were simply overcome by starting the Civil War and most civil liberties were suspended (for a time) but the country was never the same after that. Each “crisis” that the US has been in, a little bit more of our liberties have been taken away. Fast forward to our present day, we have border controls that (we are told are for our own good) that our ancestors would’ve started a revolution over, but we put up with them because we got used to them gradually. Surveillance technology has made the need for internal passes and jack-booted secret police following you obsolete. We have 100 times the government surveillance that Germany had in the 1930′s because if the government wants to know where you are at any time, they can do it through your cellphone or other means using a few keystrokes on a computer. One wonders if the draconian border controls that were never repealed after 9/11 are just kept there as a reminder to the citizenry that they aren’t truly free and to instill a certain amount of fear of the government in the back of their minds. The government gives us our gun rights and allows us to protect ourselves to a certain extent but this is only because they have no fear of being overthrown by virtue of the fact that we have a total surveillance state and they have weapons that make the latest “assault rifles” look like Flintlocks.

    • Agree: JLK
  72. JRB says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    Yes, they had three midgets in a row.

  73. Skeptikal says:
    @FKA Max

    I have sympathy for Orban’s views on immigration, but these views IMO totally do not parse with being lovey-dovey with the Zionists. The Zionists are colonists keeping the native populsation out of their own country.
    This is exactly or close to waht Orban surely fears: that Hugnarians could end up being “strangers” in their own land. So why doesn’t he “get” that BN and the Zionists are more in alignment with the migrants, not the native Hungarians? Hungary’s and Israel’s agendas do NOT match.
    Unless Orban is so scared of being labeled an anti-Semite that he will get into bed with BN to disprove the charge.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  74. @Tyrion 2

    Well, well, well. Looks like I owe you an apology for not quoting MSNBC, FOX, ABC, BBC, CBS and other reliable sources of information. Sources of WMD fame that is. France committing crimes against humanity? Naaah. Not in West Africa, not in Libya, not in Algeria, not in Vietnam. And of course we took over the war from the French in Vietnam to save those ungrateful barbarians from themselves.

    • Replies: @Tyrion 2
  75. Z-man says:
    @Skeptikal

    Simple. He doesn’t want to lose the ZOG bucks from the international banksters. Being friendly with BN pleases the banksters.

  76. Prior to reading this article, I though US politics was screwed up, but now it looks pretty damned good.

  77. @Tulip

    Apologies, I fat-fingered the “troll” button, I meant to hit “LOL”. Hilarious!

  78. This pretty much sums up Macron:

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-11-11/macron-blasts-nationalism-betrayal-patriotism-during-wwi-ceremony-trump-and-putin

    Americans are abysmally ignorant about history, but no Frenchman who voted for this man should ever lecture Americans about anything.

  79. Eagle Eye says:
    @EagleEyeX

    Hi,

    To avoid confusion, could you please use a different handle?

    Eagle Eye (note the space) has been hear rather longer.

    Thank you.

  80. Tyrion 2 says:
    @Justsaying

    Do off-topic, incoherent rants usually work for you?

  81. Catiline says:
    @Michael Kenny

    He’s an “ethno-nationlist” who writes for Counter-Currents after all.

    • Replies: @Catiline
  82. Catiline says:
    @Catiline

    He also doubles as “Patrick Le Brun”.

  83. @Dieter Kief

    Yeah but it sounds like he uses it as a cop out. “Oh well it’s way too hard to sterilize the Africans, so there’s no solution, keep them coming”.
    Alternatively, he could be setting it up for a kind of neocolonialism in the name of controlling inflow of Africans. Like you mention, there’s already armed French and German forces in Africa. Problem is, what if instead of controlling inflow, they eventually facilitate it?
    A sounder idea is to pretty much park a European occupation army across the Maghreb, payments made to said countries (Libya might have to be colonized?), maybe even a sort of wall/fences. It sounds drastic. But there’s a reason the Romans tried to hold onto North Africa (Ifriqya, the land of St Augustine). Better than invading all of Africa for the sake of trying to give locals condoms they won’t use any more than now. For reference if it matters: The black population in America keeps steady even with culturally-accepted birth control and abortion denting its numbers; bigger competition is that Hispanics are displacing them faster at the workplace.
    Oh and I don’t see the reason to love Macron that much. Although he has some interesting spasms of weirdness, and having a European(-funded) army parked on border regions is beter for us. However other proposals of his don’t change anything, or makes things worse. Lots of Jupiterian pensiveness, little action.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  84. @Beefcake the Mighty

    he sounded like a stoned wasp freshman in sociology major trying to make a point about orange bad man to dorm buddies who are too high and don’t care
    how the f is patriotism the opposite to nationalism
    so globalism is the opposite to internationalism?
    is this the prince-philosophe the elite$ expected?

  85. Tod says:

    The French seem to have a really long streak of imbecile presidents. I mean, you only need to look once to see they are not leader material, but rather frustrated monkeys that can be easily blackmailed.
    France itself, is living in the most impossible of situations. It has historically a big Arab minority, lately a big black African minority (probably for economic reasons), and it is ruled by the Jews. To top it of, the French people are real socialists, or used to be? Maybe the minorities tipped the scale, and that what their real purpose?
    I used to look with great admiration to the French people, using national holidays to protest against anti-worker measures, and really being involved in the political system. Since the great presidency of the Sarkozy clown, all this seems to be gone. Never mind that the alternative was the “socialist” billionaire Strauss-Kahn. Win-Win I guess…
    France has been a clusterfuck for some time already. Not sure what the Jewish elites expected!? I mean it’s all fun and games bringing some African migrants do do menial jobs for cheap, does wonders for the economy, and, as a plus, you can milk the ensuing anti-semitic increase. But if the minority becomes big enough, is not integrated at all, and it starts to understand it is abused, then what?
    The result? France has become, by far, the European country with the biggest terror risk. The smoking gun here is that with all the terror attacks, there was absolutely no question of government change. I mean, people are dying time and time again, and no one has the idea to say: “This government cannot protect us, let’s change it?” I guess the Jewish media will rather have their obedient puppets, and just hope in some miracle (and increased military protection on all Jewish objectives for free).
    Fast forward to the present situation, Macron is pretty much a child abuse victim, that tries to compensate for his frustrations by pretending he’s in control. He was really involved in the proposal to define a some minimum age for child molesting and pedophilia, which apparently France doesn’t have, but only because having a pedophile first lady wouldn’t go well with the peasants. The proposed law failed in the end, not unexpectedly, given the Jewish control over the media, and the whole country.
    In the end, one can only hope that the French people will get the power back, but I will not bet on it.

    • Replies: @Bluenomad
  86. France should free their African ‘ex’- colonies before criticising them.

    France Can Only Maintain its Status with the Exploitation of its Former Colonies

    By wmw_admin on April 30, 2018
    Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten Newsletter — Translated by Le Sphinx Hebdo

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    The French State annually collects from its former colonies, 440 billion Euros in taxes. France relies on revenue from Africa not to sink into economic insignificance, warns former (French) President, Jacques Chirac. The case shows that a just world is difficult because the former colonial powers have become dependent on exploitation.

    In the 1950s and 60s, France’s African colonies requested their independence. Although the Paris government formally accepted the declarations of independence, she called on African countries to sign a so-called “pact for the continuation of settlements”. In it, they committed to use the French colonial currency, FCFA (“Francs for the French colonies in Africa”), to maintain the French school and military system and to establish French as the official language.

    Under this law, 14 African countries are still forced to store around 85 percent of their currency reserves in the French central bank in Paris. They are under the direct control of the French Treasury. The affected countries have no access to this part of their reserves. If their remaining 15 percent reserves are insufficient, they must borrow additional funds from the French Treasury at market rates. Since 1961, Paris controls the currency reserves of Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

    In addition, these countries must transfer their “colonial debts” each year for the infrastructure built by France, to Paris, as Silicon Africa reported in detail. France takes around 440 billion euros every year. The government in Paris also has a right of first refusal on all newly discovered natural resources in the former African colonies. Finally, French companies must be given preferential treatment in the allocation of contracts in ex-colonies. As a result, most services in the areas of utilities, finance, transport, energy and agriculture are in the hands of French corporations.

    The ruling elite in each country has no choice but to meet these demands. African leaders who refuse are threatened with assassination or the overthrow of their government. In the last 50 years, a total of 67 coups took place in 26 African countries. 16 of these 26 countries were former French’s Colonies.

    An example of this is the case of Sylvanus Olympio, the first president of the West African country of Togo, ousted in a coup. He had refused to sign the “Pact for the continuation of settlements”. But France insisted that Togo pays compensation for the infrastructure that the French had built during the colonial era. The annual sum was about 40 percent of Togo’s budget in 1963 and quickly brought the newly independent country to its economic limits.

    Furthermore, the new president of Togo had decided to abolish the French colonial currency, FCFA and print its own national currency. Only three days after this decision, the new government was overthrown by a group of former foreign legionnaires (French Special Forces) and the president was killed. The legionaires’ leader, Gnassingbe Eyadema, received the equivalent of 550 euros from the local French Embassy for the assassination, according to the British’s Telegraph. Four years later, Eyadema became the new president of Togo with support from Paris. He established a tyrannical dictatorship in the West African country and remained in power until his death in 2005.

    In the following years, the government in Paris repeatedly resorted to former foreign legionnaires to forcibly remove from power unwanted governments in its former colonies. This is how the first president of the Central African Republic, David Dacko, was overthrown in 1966 by former members of the Foreign Legion. The same happened to Burkina Faso’s president, Maurice Yaméogo and Benin’s President, Mathieu Kérékou. And even the first president of the Republic of Mali, Modiba Keita, fell victim to a coup by former members of the Foreign Legion in 1968. Only a few years earlier, he had decided to abolish the French colonial currency.

    By contrast, the other colonial powers have abandoned such measures. Great Britain learned its lesson in the wake of the American Revolution of 1763. The revolution’s trigger was Britain’s decision to impose the costs of the recently ended French and Indian wars on American colonies. The protest, however, culminated in the “Boston Tea Party” and finally in the War of Independence and the founding of the United States in 1776. In 1778, the British Parliament passed the “Taxation of Colonies Act” and Great Britain got rid of taxes and duties on sales in the “British America” and “British West Indies” colonies.

    The same applies to the former British colonies of Australia and Canada. Although these countries are still part of the “Commonwealth of Nations” and thus formally subject to the British royal family, since the declaration of independence of the countries at the beginning of the 20th century, they do not pay taxes to England.

    The former Dutch colonial power no longer levies any taxes on its former spheres of influence in South America and Southeast Asia. In Southeast Asia, at the beginning of the 20th century, finances had been so disastrous due to devastating wars that the Netherlands had to provide regular financial support for their colonies. At the beginning of the 19th century, the kingdom was already getting rid of a large part of its colonies. Most recently, the Netherlands Antilles left the kingdom in October 2010. Only the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Saint Maarten are still part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

    The political elite of France, on the other hand, has no intention whatsoever of eliminating the relics of the colonial era and of liberating the former colonies into complete independence. Rather, in Paris, the fear seems to prevail that you could sink to economic insignificance without the revenue from Africa. Even, the former French President Jacques Chirac said in March 2008: “Without Africa, France would slip into the rank of third country “.

    Article originally published in German under the title of Frankreich kann seinen Status nur mit Ausbeutung der ehemaligen Kolonien halte.

    Source: Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten Newsletter

    Translated by Le Sphinx Hebdo

    • Replies: @Tyrion 2
    , @Bluenomad
  87. ogunsiron says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    He met and decided to marry his wife when he was in high school.
    She was his teacher.

  88. @Disordered (with a bad memory)

    If it is too hard to sterilize them, than we should neuter them.

  89. During the summer Macron said that Europe needs to bring in 5OO million muslimes and Afrikans brought into Europe over the next lO years.
    I think the only way people will understand what’s going on is if what Europe and United States somehow becomes like what the leftists and globalists what it to be overnight so they see what’s it’s like. Obviously that can’t happen and once it does happen via this 5-6 million a year as it is right now it will be too late.

  90. Tyrion 2 says:
    @Schnukenack

    Ridiculous fake news. That’s more than those countries’ combined GDP. You’re an abject moron who’ll believe just about anyhing

    • Replies: @Tyrion 2
  91. @James N. Kennett

    And this is funny to you because…. you’re ignorant?

  92. Tyrion 2 says:
    @Tyrion 2

    It always amazes me how much of third world politics revolves around third world beliefs. That is ludicrous conspiratorial nonsense whereby the espouser is actually attempting and failing to come across as at least somewhat intelligent. The bigger the thing they “know” the smarter they think it makes them. It makes me cringe.

  93. Bluenomad says:

    Excellent analysis applicable to most big European countries as well.
    Even Canada is changing at an incredible pace. In the summertime, our parks here are full of African Muslims and others, most with large families (over 4/5 kids).

  94. Bluenomad says:
    @Schnukenack

    And Germany should stop accusing East-Europeans.
    After you trying to imply that Germany has a high moral ground?
    She doesn’t.

  95. Bluenomad says:
    @Tod

    What s load of non-sense.
    You should go visit the place.

  96. And by the way.
    What happen to this French luxury car Citron. I did not see this car for a long time.

  97. Arab and African Muslims are the killer T-cells of Europe.

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