When we hear claims that America can stop the Iran deal if Congress would just stand up to President Obama and override his veto as a way of taking back their power we all should realize that such is not about to happen. I am unsure what it is that President Obama holds over the heads of the members of Congress, well, at least the Democrat members of Congress, but whatever it is, he does hold their undivided attention and they snap right into line as he demands. The fear shown is palpable unlike anything I have ever witnessed or anybody else we have spoken with. But it does not matter what President Obama has that holds the members of his party into obedience at his slightest whim because there is a force far more powerful than anything in Washington. This force made Coca-Cola make a complete U-turn and find…
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Europe’s borders have all but collapsed in the wake of the refugee crisis we are facing. Such is the scale of the exodus, even Theresa May has upped the ante on her rhetoric, seemingly jumping on the Eurosceptic bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU.
At the recent EU summit, she warned the principle of free movement should only be used by EU migrants who already have a job lined up here.
This is yet another nail in the coffin for David Cameron’s promise he will reduce net migration to the tens of thousands. Of course, he never had a chance.
Recently released ONS figures show the number of foreign-born residents in Britain has surpassed 8 million. The figures also show — despite Cameron’s repeated promises; “no ifs, no buts” — net migration has risen to 330,000. Migration from Romania and Bulgaria had doubled compared to the year before last.
The surge in Germany’s Muslim population — propelled by a wave of migration unprecedented since the Second World War — represents a demographic shift of epic proportions, one that critics of the country’s open-door immigration policy warn will change the face of Germany forever.”
There are 20 million refugees waiting at the doorstep of Europe.” — Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.
According to Aiman Mazyek, head of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, attendance at many mosques has doubled in the past month alone.
A large number (40%) are from countries in the Balkans, including Albania and Kosovo. This implies that nearly half of those arriving in Germany are economic migrants, not refugees fleeing war zones. — Thomas De Maizière, German Interior Minister.