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How about that dopey Pope? Having insinuated that that Donald Trump was “not a Christian” for wanting to protect the U.S. from illegal immigration with a wall—forgetting, incredibly, that the Vatican City statelet is itself protected by a wall—Pope Francis has just met on the eve of the New York State primary with Bernie Sanders, while insisting, also incredibly, that the meeting did not amount to meddling in American politics [Pope says it’s crazy to see his meeting with Bernie Sanders as political, by Philip Puella, Reuters, April 16, 2016].

Next, and even more amazing: in an obvious rebuke to the European Union’s very half-hearted deportation efforts (see below), he flew to the refugee-swamped Greek island of Lesbos and brought three Muslim (!) families back to Rome—although not, apparently, to Vatican City. [‘You are not alone’: Pope brings 3 Muslim refugee families to Rome, WFAA, April 16, 2016]

It’s just the latest lunacy in Europe’s illegal immigrant crisis. Watching it has gone from being puzzling, through infuriating, over to horrifying, and out the other end to just creepily fascinating, like watching a snake devour a mouse.

With the weather warming, the Mediterranean is filling up with Third Worlders from Africa and the Middle East seeking to break into to Europe. There are two main routes, the eastern route and the central route.

The eastern route goes from Turkey to the Aegean Islands of Greece, mainly to Lesbos, which is just ten miles across the sea from the Turkish shore. Greece is a member of the EU, the European Union, and also of the Schengen Area, the 26 European countries that allowed, until recently, unrestricted travel among themselves.

The central route is from the shores of North Africa, mainly Libya, to Italy. There is way more water to cross there: from Libya to Sicily is 250 miles. Italy, like Greece, belongs to both the EU and the Schengen Area, so it’s attractive to illegals. The tiny Lampedusa Islands, much closer to Libya — less than 100 miles — are Italian, but not popular with the illegals now as it’s hard to get transferred off them to mainland Italy.

There is a western route too, from Algeria and Morocco into Spain, but the volume here is small.Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany met in Istanbul to arrange the surrender...

The eastern route from Turkey to Greece was the subject of a deal between Turkey and the EU earlier this year, brokered by Angela Merkel, the Wicked Witch of the West. [Migrant crisis: EU-Turkey deal comes into effect,BBC, March 20, 2016]The deal allows some limited, qualified right for Greece to return illegals back to Turkey, balanced with the right of an equal number of genuine refugees to enter Europe. For this dubious concession, Turkey receives a bribe of three billion dollars and the right for Turks to enter the Schengen Area from this June, without passports or border controls.

As half-hearted as it is, the deal, which took effect March 20th, has been enough to deter people from taking the eastern route. Twenty thousand people took this route in the first half of March; in the first half of April, after the EU-Turkey deal kicked in, it was two thousand, a drop of ninety percent.

This is the deal that Pope Francis apparent wants to undermine.

All the people-smuggling action now is on the central route. Middle Easterners don’t figure much here. The great majority of illegals taking the central route are sub-Saharan Africans, young black men in their twenties and thirties.

The numbers are swelling fast. The International Organization for Migration reports that in the three days up to this Friday, nearly six thousand illegals arrived in Sicily. Last year’s arrivals in Italy were 153,000. They’re expecting way more this year.

The question gets asked a lot in the comment thread to these stories: Why don’t the Europeans just turn the boats back, as Australia does?

rubberboastsAnswer: The people-smugglers working the Australia route had to get their customers across 500 miles or so of serious ocean. They used real ships made of wood or metal, not easy to sink. The Mediterranean smugglers use inflatable rubber dinghies. If that Italian cruiser looks as though it won’t pick you up, or tries to tow you back to Libya, you just stick a pen-knife in the boat. Then you’re all floundering in the water, some Italian crewman is catching it on his iPhone, and the captain can’t not rescue you, if he doesn’t want to find himself on TV news as a heartless assassin.

So Italy’s taking in two thousand Africans a day. What’s it doing with them? Shipping them north, for preference. That’s where the illegals want to be—in north European countries where the benefits are generous and the police not so corrupt.

The smugglers, always two or three steps ahead of the authorities, have been guiding the illegals along old donkey tracks through the Alps, from northeast Italy into western Austria. Austria’s skinny right there, so it’s just a hop and a step into Germany and the welcoming arms of Mutti Merkel.

A sidebar issue here is the extent to which the crisis of illegal immigrants is destabilizing the Balkan nations — Greece, Bulgaria, the states of the former Yugoslavia. Parliamentary democracy’s a new thing in these places, with no deep roots. Macedonia’s been in a state of political crisis for months. Croatia and Serbia are snarling at each other. Russia is mixing the pot with ethnic appeals to the Slav states. Greece’s problems are well known, and getting worse.

None of this is directly related to the crisis over illegals, but it isn’t helping, as we see with the recent clashes on the Greece-Macedonian border.[ Macedonian police teargas refugees protesting at Greek border, RT.com, April 16, 2016]

https://twitter.com/japanna/status/719088748110045184

The Balkans, goes the old quip, produce more history than they can consume locally.

Eastern route, central route; the weather’s getting warmer. This will not end well.

Especially if Pope Francis (and probably Bernie Sanders) has anything to do with it.

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  1. foo says:

    Derbyshire is married to a imported yellow china-woman, because a normal wouldn’t even look at “him”. Doesn’t stop him from railing against “diversity” though, ironically or perhaps because he is a leading cause of it..and trying to cover up the shame…

    Treason always begins at home.

  2. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website
    @foo

    it not egg, it not young, it just foo.

  3. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website
    @foo

    —because a normal wouldn’t even look at “him”.—

    that wasn’t the reason. derb is a good-looking guy. should have been 007, and bond humps all races.

  4. Maybe Bernd Brandes was actually not unusually crazy, by European standards.

    ‘I fried a piece of rump steak from his back and ate it with sprouts’: German cannibal who ate his gay lover ‘with his permission’ describes how he went about killing and eating him

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3439299/I-fried-piece-rump-steak-ate-sprouts-German-cannibal-ate-gay-lover-permission-describes-went-killing-eating-him.html

  5. Fuck Europe. They have been willing accomplices with the Anglo/Zio Empire. It is the Empire (not desperate mud people) that is the cause of mass migrations. The Pope? Bernie? Not even bit players.

  6. HALDOL says:

    Same old story over again and again. Comment fatigue. I guess talking about The Derb’s family is more interesting. There’s nothing strange about spending years alone in a foreign country and picking up a local wife. Frankly it would be stranger if he hadn’t.

    • Replies: @foo
  7. asdf says:

    “Especially if Pope Francis (and probably Bernie Sanders) has anything to do with it.”

    Well, the Pope and Bernie Sanders are at least above board in this regard.

    GW Bush kicked off much of this with the Iraq war. And Bill Clinton’s wife had a big part in liberating Libya (cough), making the central route so favorable. Funny that they are supposedly on the opposite side of things yet they end up at this same place.

    Anyway, if Europe collapses because of it’s own internal contradictions. Well, don’t expect me to cry for Merkel’s voters.

  8. Pat Casey says:

    Yeah yeah yeah. I don’t think Derbyshire understands that when the Vatican engages in symbolic gestures, treating those gestures like cheap PR is really really IGNORANT. The Pope thinks in terms of centuries, Derb. In twenty years, what office in Europe will have the moral capital and historical continuity to resist the Islamification of European communities? The Pope knows the key players to come will be the small band of Catholic Priests who were born in the middle east yesterday. Not to mention the black African same. What would Hegel say? Probably that history at it highest really is theological.

    • Replies: @Intelligent Dasein
  9. @foo

    The Derb is kind not to insist on pistols at dawn, twenty paces.

    This is a man who counts both Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee among his former co-workers.

  10. foo says:
    @HALDOL

    There’s nothing strange about spending years alone in a foreign country and picking up a local wife. Frankly it would be stranger if he hadn’t.

    Europeans from all over spent decades in Africa and in the Orient, they had too much self respect back then, so one never heard of an Afrikaaner or Belgian coming home with a pygmy or bantu or any other African.

    To do otherwise would not be “nothing strange” (as you put it), it would actually be abomination, considerably worse than carnal relations with a domestic farm animal.

    To marry a oriental mongoloid race woman shows a very distinct lack of any other option. To do so and then rail against diversity (and that too against the Caucasian Syrian people) is rather wonderfully ironic.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
    , @Marcus
  11. @foo

    “Europeans from all over spent decades in Africa and in the Orient, they had too much self respect back then, so one never heard of an Afrikaaner or Belgian coming home with a pygmy or bantu or any other African.”

    You can’t possibly be serious. Troll though you be I’m going to answer you anyway; what White man wouldn’t choose an East Asian over a negro? Black women, for the most part, look like lowland gorillas.

    • Replies: @foo
  12. @foo

    So, post photos of YOUR wife and your real name. Derb has.

  13. Hepp says:

    So if I understand correctly, Europe will send new migrants to Turkey, and then take another migrant? And after they send those migrants to Turkey, they’ll be legally allowed to travel into Europe without visas, since Turkey will become part of the Schengen zone? Well, ok.

  14. polistra says:

    Interesting set of wires in the Macedonia picture. A real live double pulley! I’ve seen them in physics textbooks but never in actual use.

  15. foo says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    You can’t possibly be serious. Troll though you be I’m going to answer you anyway; what White man wouldn’t choose an East Asian over a negro?

    A self respecting man would not choose a farm animal, be it a pig or a sheep, for a wife. You are extolling the virtues of a sheep (oriental mongoloid) vs. a pig (bantu pygmy).

    It is extremely funny since you can’t seem to process ..that..it..is..bestiality..either..way.

    Another commenter said it was “not surprising” to spend time in a foreign land and pick up (the equivalent) of a barnyard animal for a wife.

    Ladies and Gents, your modern “anti-diversity” crusaders !

    • Disagree: MEH 0910
    • Replies: @Daniel Williams
  16. @foo

    Ladies and Gents, your modern “anti-diversity” crusaders !

    Don’t be a faggot. Derb has done more for the cause you claim to support—under his own name despite ongoing threats—than you or any other anon has done in your life. This would be equally true if he’d have married a black chick or a feminist or a three-eyed martian. Grow up.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  17. Druid says:

    Derb is an idiot!

  18. unit472 says:

    I thought the Catholic Church opposed suicide and Christians ( of which there are damn few in modern Europe) were to promulgate the faith. Now if the Pope had gone to rescue Syrian Christians or to convert the ‘heathen Mohammedans’ to the Catholic faith he might be doing his job in the same way some bible thumping Pentecost sidewalk preacher or Mormon missionary still do. Instead this greasy Argentine fraud thinks washing the feet of Muslim criminals is more important than getting Catholics back into the pews of his empty churches.

    These Third World hordes are not making their way to Europe to seek enlightenment. They have coarser objectives in mind be it sex with a women who do not stink or need a shave or some scam to enrich themselves. They are coming to do the devil’s work and if the Pope can’t see that he should quit.

  19. MEH 0910 says:
    @foo

    What’s wrong with having yellow fever for an Asian goddess?

  20. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website

    EU and US both.

    Mindless. Pop culture has people addled on nonsense. No time for patriotism.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erBUWRrJfi0

  21. Numinous says:

    What an edifying comments thread. Keep it up, foo!

  22. The pope lick the feet of the r(ap)efugees and they were excited. C’e la vie !!

  23. Marcus says:
    @foo

    I disagree with his miscegenation, but it’s not hard to find photos of his wife and kids..

  24. Marcus says:
    @foo

    Europeans from all over spent decades in Africa and in the Orient, they had too much self respect back then, so one never heard of an Afrikaaner or Belgian coming home with a pygmy or bantu or any other African.

    Huh? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baster
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coloured

  25. “As half-hearted as it is, the deal, which took effect March 20th, has been enough to deter people from taking the eastern route.”
    was it really enough? Quite at the same time the deal was made Macedonia decided to close its border to Greece. This Closure had nothing to do with the deal, and Merkel explicitly voted against the closure, but Macedonia did it anyway. My guess is that the decrease of new arriving immigrants in Greece is mainly due to the fact that the border to Macedonia and thus the path to central and northern Europe is shut. The simple reason for this is that the life in Turkey is not that much worse than life in some greek refugee camp. So what the immigrants do is spare some money they would have to pay for the trip to Greece, wait in Turkey or some other place till the border between Macedonia and Greece is open again and than move. The Merkel deal is irrelevant for that. It did not work right from the beginning on, as very few immigrants were actually shipped back. As always there were enough legal loopholes to avoid being sent back.
    Of course Merkel likes to take all the praise for the reduction of immigrants, but she doesn´t deserve it in my opinion.

  26. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Daniel Williams

    Comment history gives the impression he’s a South Asian Hindu nationalist.

  27. @Pat Casey

    Yeah yeah yeah. I don’t think Derbyshire understands that when the Vatican engages in symbolic gestures, treating those gestures like cheap PR is really really IGNORANT. The Pope thinks in terms of centuries, Derb. In twenty years, what office in Europe will have the moral capital and historical continuity to resist the Islamification of European communities? The Pope knows the key players to come will be the small band of Catholic Priests who were born in the middle east yesterday. Not to mention the black African same. What would Hegel say? Probably that history at it highest really is theological.

    Was that supposed to be satirical? If not, you’ve got some serious problems.

    Anybody who thinks that Freaky Frankie is a legitimate pontiff, or that the whole post-Vatican II cult with its abominable Novus Ordo Missae is to be identified with the historical Roman Catholic Church founded by Christ, is being cucked by the Modernist heresy.

    Frankie is a third-world Marxist who is completely in sync with the transnationalist agenda to overthrow and loot the Western world. Attributing to him some deep plot to reverse the tide of European destruction in centuries’ time by promoting that same destruction today, really strains credibility like nothing else I’ve heard.

    If Frankie had been a real Christian, and if he really wanted to preserve Europe, all he really had to say was this. “Europe is a Christian land and Muslims, lest they make a true and sincere conversion and show the appropriate gratitude towards their benefactors, are not welcome here.”

    Let your speech be yea yea and nae nae; all else is from the Evil One.

  28. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @foo

    Derbs behavior doesn’t justify your support of the #kalergi plan of #whitegenocide

  29. Rehmat says:

    Lol … John Derbyshire. Kosher Pope Francis’ bring three Muslim family to Rome hurt your White Judo-Christian butts – but never bothered you Francis’ blessing Zionist occupation of 56% of Palestine.

    Last year, during a meeting with the leaders of the ‘World Jewish Congress’ at the Vatican, Francis told them that state of Israel has every right to exist, and Jews are free to do whatever they want to do – and criticism of both is antisemitism.

    According to WJC’s statement released on October 28, Francis told WJC president Ronald Lauder and the Jewish Elders in a private meeting. “To attack Jews is antisemitism, but an outright attack on the state of Israel is also antisemitism. There may be political differences between governments and on political issues, but the state of Israel has every right to exist in safety and prosperity,” said Francis.

    Lauder in response said: “Pope Francis does not simply make declarations. He inspires people with his warmth and his compassion. His clear and unequivocal support for the Jewish people is critical to us.”

    Francis message is a green light for the Jewish extremists to keep murdering innocent Palestinian Muslims and Christians even small children based on their religious teachings. For example, in July a Palestinian infant, Ali Dawabshe, was burned to death by Israeli Jews. In October, an Israeli stabbed a fellow Jew in Haifa mistook him for an Arab.

    Last week, UK’s veteran Jewish MP, Sir Gerald Kaufman, accused Israelis of faking knife-stabbings of Israeli Jews by Palestinians.

    https://rehmat1.com/2015/11/03/pope-francis-defends-jewish-occupation-of-holy-land/

  30. anon • Disclaimer says:

    Its the camp of the saints. Europe was warned a long time ago. Europe could and should stop this easily by cracking down hard on these invaders. Once they see you mean business they will get the message and stop coming. Sad how Europeans who survived so much adversity, everything from the dark ages to the black death, are too cowardly to fight to stop the demographic capture of their lands from people with a civilization vastly inferior to their own.

  31. Notice that the central route is right thru the heart of Libya, recently destabilized courtesy of the feckless Obama and his possible successor, that incompetent old hag, Rodham.

    • Replies: @Marcus
  32. 5371 says:
    @Marcus

    What is it they say about a bus full of lawyers going over a cliff?

    • Agree: Marcus
  33. I’ve never understood why the Italians don’t return these people to the Libyan shore and offload them. Sure it’s expensive, but it’s cheaper by far than trying to settle them in the country or move them north.

  34. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website

    What should the death of white race via jungle fever — black male conquest of white wombs shut off to white seed — be called?

    GONE WITH THE DINDU?

  35. How many refugees has the Vatican taken in? From my blog:

    Feb 21, 2016 – America Needs a Vatican Wall

    The funniest event in the Presidential race occurred when the Pope criticized Donald Trump for advocating a border wall. The Trump team responded by noting the Vatican in Rome is surrounded by a massive wall that was built at great expense to keep people out. If you want to visit, you can enter some parts at guarded entry points, but you can’t stay overnight and can’t stay forever should you give birth or declare yourself a refugee. 

    Despite all the news about the flood of “refugees” no one addresses a solution. A refugee should be granted refuge, temporarily. There are lots of remote Turkish and Greek islands with few or no people. The EU should build massive camps to hold these refugees until it is safe for them to return home, or they want to return home once they realize the borders are not open to immigration. I’m sure the Vatican would support this idea if the press notes that while the Vatican is small, it could easily house some 10,000 African refugees.

    Meanwhile, the EU and NATO should evaluate diplomatic and even military options to restore order so refugees can return home. The same with places like Honduras. If that nation is truly dangerous as refugees claim, send in our Marines to restore order. While Americans do not like military intervention, most prefer that than having millions of impoverished refugees flooding into the USA. Then the millions of “refugees” already here can be sent back home.

  36. Anonymous • Disclaimer says: • Website

    So the pope is a human trafficker, an illegal people smuggler. Not into his own country, Vatican city, but into Italy

    The question gets asked a lot in the comment thread to these stories: Why don’t the Europeans just turn the boats back, as Australia does?

    rubberboastsAnswer: The people-smugglers working the Australia route had to get their customers across 500 miles or so of serious ocean. They used real ships made of wood or metal, not easy to sink. The Mediterranean smugglers use inflatable rubber dinghies. If that Italian cruiser looks as though it won’t pick you up, or tries to tow you back to Libya, you just stick a pen-knife in the boat. Then you’re all floundering in the water, some Italian crewman is catching it on his iPhone, and the captain can’t not rescue you, if he doesn’t want to find himself on TV news as a heartless assassin.

    Not quite true. They could save them and then return them. The European court condemned, convicted, fined Italy for just doing that. It is against all kind of refugee laws, they allege.

    The law needs to be changed, or enforced differently

    It is a different issue that these people can legally come into Italy, but by no means into Germany.

    http://fluechtling.net/refugees/asylum-safe-countries.html

    (Almost) No one has right to German Asylum proceedings, because they arrive through safe countries
    There is no legal basis or need for Germany to accept refugees.

    According to Art 16a German constitution, confirmed by Constitutional Court (14. May 1996-2 BvR 1938/93), virtually all arrivals have no right to even petition asylum or to enter Germany. Only airplanes or boats directly from Africa could arrive without passing a safe country on the way.

  37. anon • Disclaimer says:

    “It is against all kinds of refugee laws they allege”.

    They are NOT refugees. They are illegal aliens fleeing only poverty. So the refugee laws should not apply.

    “Refugee “laws were largely created by the corrupt, globalist, U.N. and have served to hamstring white western nations and only white western nations.

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