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South Australia Heatwave Wind Power Collapse, Rolling Blackouts

South Australia, the world’s renewable energy crash test dummy, is once again experiencing horrendous power price spikes and rolling blackouts, thanks to excessive reliance on wind, a lack of dispatchable power capacity, and high demand caused by a Summer heatwave.


Calling the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group would hurt all American Muslims

The Muslim Brotherhood was founded in Egypt in 1928 and sought to instill Islamic values into everyday life. It later evolved into a popular social and political organization and became Egypt’s leading opposition party. It has since inspired similar movements in countries such as Indonesia, Turkey, Jordan and Morocco. The Brotherhood disavowed violence long ago, and noted scholars have emphasized that it has fostered democratization and moderation in the Middle East. Two previous U.S. administrations concluded that it does not engage in terrorism, as did a recent report by the British government.

The US should emulate the British government?


‘Informal’ network helping refuge seekers get to Manitoba, U.S. officials say

The rising number of people illegally crossing the U.S. border into Manitoba has not escaped the notice of the Department of Homeland Security.

Officials in the U.S. say that “informal” networks of family members and friends, rather than criminal profiteers, are helping refuge seekers get to the border.


EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Wilders Will Take Netherlands Out of EU

Some say he will be the next nail in the European Union’s coffin. Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ anti-EU, anti-immigration Party for Freedom is on track to win national elections in March. But he told us why a victory still might not make him the next prime minister.


M-103 is a modern day blasphemy law, and “all Canadians should be worried”

Jews are far more likely to be victims of hate crimes in Canada than Muslims. But a motion called M-103 is coming before Parliament on February 16 to urge special consideration regarding “Islamophobia” without defining the word.


NY Dems Respond to Trump by Passing ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

New York State Democrats responded to President Trump’s threat to withhold federal funding from cities that harbor illegal immigrants by passing a bill through the assembly that would declare the state a “sanctuary state”.

The bill directs local law enforcement not to cooperate with federal authorities, except in cases of violent felonies, terrorism, or previous deportations, Eric Shawn reported.

Speaking on the Senate floor in Albany, Assemb. Francisco Moya (D-Queens) said the bill will reduce crime because it encourages illegal immigrants to report wrongdoing to the police.


A MANIAC IS RUNNING OUR FOREIGN POLICY! (IT’S NOT TRUMP)

In many parts of the country, you’re already not living in America. Just a few more years, and the transformation will be complete. There will be a North American landmass known as “the United States,” but it won’t be our country.

The only thing that stands between America and oblivion is a total immigration moratorium. We are well past the point of quick fixes — as Judge Robart’s delusional ruling proves.

h/t Mom


Bill would allow victims to sue Virginia sanctuary cities

The bill designed to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities comes after President Donald Trump signed an executive order last month to strip funding from such communities. Conservative states across the country have considered a variety of anti-sanctuary city bills since the president’s order, while liberal states have moved to add protections for immigrants in the country illegally.


‘We will not close doors’: EU foreign affairs chief says aging Europe needs migration

“I believe Europeans should understand that we need migration for our economies and for our welfare systems, with the current demographic trend we have to be sustainable,” Mogherini said.


Snow swastikas found in Montreal, Winnipeg

B’nai Brith Canada has reported on new anti-Semitic incidents in two major cities. In the Winnipeg neighbourhood of St. Vital, a large swastika drawn into the snow, alongside the words, “F–k Jews.”

In Outremont (a Montreal borough with a large Hasidic population), swastikas were scrawled into the snow on the windshields of at least four cars. A police report has been filed.

More similar incidents were documented by B’nai Brith Canada. The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has recently launched an investigation after a swastika and sexist slur in the snow was found on the front lawn of B’nai Brith Canada columnist Sara McCleary.


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