France: Right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who is anti-immigration, won 22% of the vote, while progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron received 24%, The runoff election will be held May 7. Le Pen warned voters that France’s survival is at stake. This could completely re-structure the political system, because neither of the old-line parties made it to the second round, including the current ruling socialist party. [Bear in mind, however that, in terms of principles, there is little difference between progressive and socialist.] –GEG
In the first round of voting in the 2017 French presidential election, En Marche! progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron came away with 24 percent, and the Front National’s “far right” Marine Le Pen grabbed 22 percent, with 50 percent reporting. The numbers guarantee them both a spot in the runoff.
In a speech following the results, a confident Le Pen told her supporters that France’s “survival” is at stake.
It’s time, she said, to get rid of the “arrogant” people in the government who want to dictate to the people and usher in a new era.
“I am the candidate for the people,” she said.
Many pundits have made parallels between Le Pen and candidate Donald Trump’s campaigns. Both candidates’ supporters garnered a severe distaste for both the political elite and the media in their respective races. Like Trump, Le Pen has also been attacked as “racist” for her right of center views.
For the first time in modern French history, no mainstream party candidate is advancing, upending the country’s political system.
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A 16-year old Asian student, Nathaniel Berhow, is the suspect in a shooting at Saugus High School that killed two students and left more injured. Reports indicate there is video evidence that the suspect turned the handgun on himself and is in ‘grave’ condition.
A federal court ruled that suspicionless searches of travelers’ electronic devices by federal agents at airports and other US ports of entry are unconstitutional. Border officers must now demonstrate individualized suspicion of illegal contraband before they can search a traveler’s device.
Documents allegedly leaked by the Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s office to CD Media show payments of $3.5 million from Burisma Holdings to Rosemont Seneca Bohai LLC, a corporation controlled by Hunter Biden’s partner, Devon Archer. Both Hunter Biden and Archer sat on the board of Burisma, the Ukrainian gas company.
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G. Edward Griffin reveals why the bankers are flooding the economy with money in anticipation of a global collapse. He poses thought-provoking questions about how President Trump was elected, his relationship with Henry Kissinger and George Soros, and his reversal on campaign promises and early accomplishments.
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Former head of US Intelligence James Clapper just admitted that the United States “tried to manipulate or influence elections or even overturned governments,” because the US was looking out for the “best interests” of the citizens of those countries. This statement is directly at odds with the moral high ground claimed by President Obama and other US officials on the topic of Russian election meddling. US leaders have a history of destroying and pillaging, and then leaving the mess behind in their wake.
Universities across France are emailing students and staff telling them to vote against Marin Le Pen. The establishment is worried, because Le Pen’s National Front is the political party with the most support among voters aged 18-34. The heads of the universities wail that the nationalists are extremists but they are silent about the violence and communist revolutionary dogma from the left.
The Netherlands has banned rallies by Turks living there who are conducting political campaigns for an election in Turkey. There are 5.5-million Turks living in Europe, and many of them are allowed to vote in their homeland elections. Consequently, Turkish President Erdogan has been sending his agents abroad to garner those votes – but the Dutch want no part of it. Leaders in The Netherlands are worried that Turkish voters in their country, who are divided on support for Erdogan, will clash with each other and cast an unfavorable light on immigration. In response to the ban on Turkish political rallies in Holland, the Turkish government has threatened the Dutch government with sanctions and has theorized that The Netherlands army of 48,000 soldiers could not prevail against 400,000 Turkish immigrants.