Nationalism Rising In France

France is struggling with high unemployment closing in on the 10% mark, and a socialist welfare state contributing to high budget deficits.

France almost lost its AAA credit rating this year.

A presidential election is looming in 2012, and with the populace becoming disenchanted with the socialists, one could expect the right wing National Front party to do well.

Here is a link to an interview with Marine Le Pen on BBC Hardtalk.

Note that she is the daughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen, former leader of the NFP and her platform includes leaving the Euro.


  1. Court OKs immunity for telecoms in wiretap case

    A federal appeals court has ruled as constitutional a law giving telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the government with its email and telephone eavesdropping program.

  2. This seems to be a theme lately Bill. Ignore the constitution and make new laws to bring in a surveillance state.

    This next presidential election could be crucial for the liberty of our country.


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