The battle between the liberal/progressive/socialist multi-culturalists, that have occupied the seats of power in Europe for far too long and the nationalistic right and conservative parties of the reviving nation-state is going to heat up radically in 2015. The European experiment with creating one giant homogeneous blob, dictatorially managed and economically strangled by overpaid, arrogant professional and totally reality detached bureaucrats from Brussels will finally die. It should for many reasons. Civilizations cannot be managed and directed by concentrated, centralized corrupt bureaucratic power. The same is true for the American dumbed down migration towards a rapidly decaying state of cultural mindless oblivion and moral vapidity.
France rounds up 900 Islamic terror suspects
In the three days since the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, the French authorities have rounded up 900 individuals across France on suspicion of involvement in Islamic terror. The detentions on an unprecedented scale for France continues.—DEBKAfile January 9, 2015, 9:48 AM
France’s Socialist government provoked outrage today by becoming the first in the world to ban protests against Israeli action in Palestine.In what is viewed as an outrageous attack on democracy, Socialist Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said mass demonstrations planned for the weekend should be halted.Mr Cazeneuve said there was a ‘threat to public order’, while opponents said he was ‘criminalising’ popular support of the Palestinian people.But Mr Cazeneuve fears there might be a repeat of the fights between ‘ultra’ Jewish vigilantes and pro-Palestinians which happened after a demonstration last Sunday.Referring to the main Paris march, Mr Cazeneuve said: ‘I consider that the conditions are not right to guarantee security.’Socialist Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve fears there might be a repeat of the fights between Jewish vigilantes and pro-Palestinians which happened after a demonstration last Sunday. He welcomed a legal procedure instigated by the Paris police prefecture to ban the march, despite it already being widely advertised.Anyone who turns up to an illegal demonstration now faces up to a year in prison, and a 15,000 euro fine.
If they hide their faces to avoid being identified, this sentence can be increased to three years, and a 45,000 fine.Even those who publish details of an illegal rally on social media face up to a year in prison, and a 15,000 euro fine.This can be increased to seven years and a 100,000 fine if the postings lead to violence.