Understanding France’s New Populist Party, le Front National

The schism of pro- and anti-Front National is grounded less and less in political differences. Instead, the conflict increasingly takes the form of a sheer political polarity. For FN supporters, the immigrant is the figure that is undermining French culture, through his unwillingness to respect the ways things are done. Immigrants don’t want to integrate; they don’t respect France.

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France: Center-Right Républicains Unexpectedly Select Fillon as Their Presidential Candidate

In a sign the populist-right Front National’s presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is being taken extremely seriously by the French establishment, Les Républicains, party of former president Nicholas Sarkozy, has elected an outspoken Thatcherite to stand for the 2017 national election. Fillon is the author of the book Conquering Islamic Totalitarianism, has indicated his support for an anti-burkini law and embraces conservative economic views of working hours and pensions.

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Michel Houellebecq’s “Submission”: When You Believe In Nothing, Islam Becomes Something

A darkly prescient French novel released last year is getting a lot of recognition even outside the francophone world. “Soumission” by Michel Houellebecq, is the French word for “Submission” and a direct translation of the Arabic word, Islam. The story, told from the narrator Marion’s point of view, describes a near-future France where Islamization has become the dominant cultural reality.

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The Incredible Shrinking Western Civilization

Western civilization is disappearing under the importation of millions of high birth-rate Muslims. But that’s only half the reason why the West is dying – the other reason has nothing to do with Islam at all.

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U.S. Welfare Now Pays for 4 ‘Wives’ per Husband (Wry Smile)

The territory of Utah applied numerous times in the late 19th century to become a state of the Union, but its applications were repeatedly denied by the U.S. government. When Utah finally disavowed polygamy, they were admitted as the 45th state in 1896. Polygamy was never considered fair or appropriate by the American nation, and it was a good thing that Utah was able to get over it.

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