By Patrick J. Buchanan

Hillary Clinton called them “the deplorables.” Barack Obama called them losers who “cling” to their Bibles, bigotries and guns.

To President Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission, they are “these populist, nationalists, stupid nationalists… in love with their own countries.”

Well, “stupid” they may be, and, yes, they do love their countries, but last week they gave Juncker a thrashing, as they shook up the West and the world.

Elections in the world’s largest electoral blocs — the 28-nation EU, and an India of 1.3 billion people — showed that the tide of nationalism continues to rise and spread across Europe and Asia.

In India, the Hindu Nationalist BJP party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a smashing victory. So strong was Modi’s showing that he rushed to reassure non-Hindus, especially India’s 200 million Muslims, that they remain equal citizens. But in India the Hindu hour is at hand.

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, formed just months ago, ran first in Britain with 31%. No other party came close. Labor won 14% and Prime Minister Theresa May’s Tories ran 5th with 9%, a historic humiliation.

In the French elections, Emmanuel Macron’s party lost to the National Rally of Marine Le Pen, whom he had defeated 2-1 in the last presidential election.

Matteo Salvini’s populist-nationalist League, with 34%, ran first in Italy in a showing that could lead to national elections that could make him prime minister.

The nationalist Law and Justice Party in Poland and the populist Fidesz Party of Viktor Orban in Hungary were easily victorious.

In Germany, however, the conservative-socialist coalition of Angela Merkel bled support. Both the CDU and SPD lost strength in defeats that could shake the Berlin government.

What do these elections tell us?

If the Conservatives wish to remain in power in Parliament, they will have to leave the European Union and, if necessary, crash out without a divorce settlement with Brussels.

The Tories cannot defy the will of their own majority on the most critical issue in 50 years — a nationalist demand to be free of Brussels — and still survive as Britain’s first party.

Whoever wins the Tory competition to succeed May will almost surely become the prime minister who leads Britain out of the EU.

Nor is that such a tragedy.

The first Brexit, after all, was in 1776, when the 13 colonies of North America severed all ties to the British crown and set out alone on the path to independence. It did not turn out all that badly.

Last week’s election also saw major gains for the Green parties across Europe. Laser-focused on climate change, these parties will be entering coalitions to provide center-left and center-right regimes the necessary votes to create parliamentary majorities.

The environment is now likely to rival Third World immigration as an issue in all elections in Europe.

While nationalist and populists control a fourth of the seats in the EU Parliament, they are isolated. They may have the power to block or veto EU actions by Brussels, but they cannot impose their own agenda.

Yet even larger lessons emerge from these two elections.

Liberalism appears to be losing its appeal. A majority in the world’s largest democracy, India, consciously used their democratic right to vote — to advance sectarian and nationalist ends.

Why is liberalism fading away, and nationalism ascendant?

The former is an idea that appeals to the intellect; the latter, rooted in love of family, faith, tribe and nation, is of the heart. In its potency to motivate men, liberalism is to nationalism what near beer is to Bombay gin.

To be a proud Pole, Hungarian, Italian or Scotsman has a greater grip on men’s love, loyalty and allegiance than to be a citizen of Europe.

“Whoever speaks of Europe is wrong,” said Bismarck. Europe is but “a geographical expression.”

Identity politics, people identifying themselves by their ethnicity, nationality, race, culture and faith, appears to be the world’s future.

Even leftists are bowing to the new reality.

“Identity politics is exactly who we are and it’s exactly how we won,” says Stacy Abrams, the African American Democrat who almost won the Georgia governor’s race. “By centering communities in Georgia, we… increased voter participation, we brought new folks to the process.”

The Democratic Party is now a coalition easily identifiable by race, ethnicity, ideology and gender – African American, Hispanic, Asian, LGBTQ, feminist and Green.

Our Founding Fathers believed we Americans were a new people, a separate, unique, identifiable people, a band of brothers, who had risked their lives and shed their blood. Liberals believe we are held together by abstract ideas and ideals, such as democracy, equality and diversity.

But did Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Calhoun, Clay, Jackson, Sam Houston, Tyler and Polk really believe in equality and diversity as they drove Indians, French, British, Spanish and Mexicans out of this land to create a continentwide nation of their own?

Or was Manifest Destiny really all about us, and not them?

Republished from Patrick J Buchanan’s website here

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reduce C02! only breathe in!

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The Nation’s Credit: Senator Richard Darcey, 1941 ( ALP, Tasmania) . “…………………On one occasion I told honourable senators that the people who sent us here are under the impression that the 111 members of Parliament in Canberra comprise a national government engaged in the task of ruling Australia. I have told the people repeatedly that their assumption is entirely wrong and that Australia is governed by the associated banks. . Under the present system no government, can carry on its functions except by continuing the policy of borrowing. The only way to pay the ever-increasing interest bill is by borrowing… Read more »

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PC Whoever is babbling on, broadcast on the GAYBC, about the shooting yesterday in Barnawatha Vic of the two mozzie reverts shot by counter terrorism coppers. He’s unequivocally understood orders from Premier Dhimmi Boy Andrews and his other political ovelords, taking pains to clarify these mozzies had converted to a “radical, extremist form of Islam”. What a relief. We certainly wouldn’t want to think for a moment all the other peaceful, wonderful members of Australia’s Moslem community were members of a strain of Islam in any way similar. No, they’re all members of a sweet, bubbly, delightful, upstanding form of… Read more »

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How NeoCon Billionaire Paul Singer Is Driving the Outsourcing of US Tech Jobs to Israel Several U.S. tech giants including Google, Microsoft and Intel Corporation have filled top positions with former members of Israeli military intelligence. By Whitney Webb WASHINGTON — With nearly 6 million Americans unemployed and regular bouts of layoffs in the U.S. tech industry, major American tech companies like Google, Microsoft and Intel Corporation are nonetheless moving key operations, billions in investments, and thousands of jobs to Israel — a trend that has largely escaped media attention or concern from even “America first” politicians. The fact that… Read more »

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New Post Up!

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There has to be a lot more to this Setka CFMMEU saga than what’s being reported.
The whole labor party has turned feral on him over-night. Good viewing though ‘cause he’s just a thug.

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Roosevelt Conspired to Start World War II in Europe

We Elected Their Nemesis … But He Was Ours

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Establishment historians claim that U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt never wanted war and made every reasonable effort to prevent war. This article will show that contrary to what establishment historians claim, Franklin Roosevelt and his administration wanted war and made every effort to instigate World War II in Europe………………

http://inconvenienthistory.com/11/1/6450

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CNN have Crazy Bernie Sanders on now telling us all how great Socialism is……… Its roll your eyes stuff.

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This refers to BILLY B`s mob of global warming idiots.

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Now we are getting really weird.

BETO O’ROURKE’S LGBTQ PLAN INCLUDES FORCING SCHOOLS TO LET MALE ATHLETES COMPETE IN GIRLS’ SPORTS

https://dailycaller.com/2019/06/12/beto-orourke-lgbtq-plan-transgender-athletes-girls-sports/

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Some more information on world tempreatures from varios stations around the world.
The thirties seem to be the warmest period.

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Today’s Lefty Lunacy
Nationals Announcer Blames Home Run Spike on Global Warming

Washington Nationals announcer F.P. Santangelo suggested during Tuesday night’s loss to the Chicago White Sox that “global warming” is contributing to the historic pace of home runs so far this season.

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The Vic cops are bloody useless, they had the chance to exterminate two filthy criminal Muslims and only wounded them, a missed opportunity. Cant they do anything right??

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THE TROPICAL SKIES
Falsifying climate alarm
John Christy

https://www.thegwpf.org/content/uploads/2019/05/JohnChristy-Parliament.pdf

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ANOTHER MAJOR NEWS OUTLET DITCHES ‘CLIMATE CHANGE’ FOR MORE ALARMING LANGUAGE Telemundo, the second-largest Spanish language U.S. television network, will now use “climate emergency” to describe global warming, citing the “scientific community and linguistics experts.” This comes one month after The Guardian, a prominent U.K. newspaper, discarded climate change in favor of more alarming terms, like “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” “This can only backfire,” said Marc Morano, publisher of Climate Depot and author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide To Climate Change.” “To further hype global warming to their new pet phrase ‘climate emergency’ will only serve to expose the… Read more »

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Lesbians Stab Innocent Nine-Year-Old Son to Death After Trying to Make Him “Transgender” by Cutting Off His Genitals
LGBT horror revealed during Pride Month https://www.newswars.com/lesbians-stab-innocent-ni
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LGBT horror revealed during Pride Month

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GREEN REVOLUTION? SOLAR & WIND PRODUCED JUST 3% OF GLOBAL ENERGY

Wind and solar energy generation is growing, but it’s still an incredibly small part of the global energy mix, according to statistics compiled by the oil giant BP.

Meanwhile, fossil fuels — coal, natural gas and oil — accounted for 85% of global energy consumption in 2018, BP reported Tuesday as part of its annual energy report.

https://dailycaller.com/2019/06/12/green-revolution-solar-and-wind-produced-just-3-of-global-energy/

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While I am on the subject of the Aboriginal industry the mindless chatter about the Adam Goodes documentary is high on the list of pathetic objectionable bum licking. Goodes is only 50% aboriginal. The other half is Scottish. There was a recent gathering of the clans in South Australia but did he turn up to that? I doubt it. Let me say before I proceed that I have been and avid South Melbourne supporter since 1942 and still am. At one time Goodes was one of my heros but when he got stuck into the 13 year old girl at… Read more »

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I find myself hoping that WAM put such a high copyright price on anyone displaying it in public – and in particularly, on public buildings – that it becomes uneconomical for government departments to display it.

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New Video : The Global Cooling Heatwave Of 1974
Posted on June 12, 2019 by tonyheller

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=SKTEIDH_qfU

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This latest drama about the Fried Egg flag really gets up my nose. If this bloke who now owns the copyright ends up causing the use of this dirty rag to be pulled down from its unwarranted places of “glory” or supposed importance it will be the greatest thing since sliced bread. I put it in the same box as those black flags that are flown by ISIS. If the Abos don’t want to be part of our society then that’s their choice but I bitterly resent thus dirty rag being thrust in my face wherever you turn. On what… Read more »

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Pigtail Propaganda >>> https://ibb.co/3mjLHMD

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ABC … going flat-strap this morning flogging the Climate Change bullshit … talk about propaganda … Pravada had nothing on this taxpayer supported leftist mob

Will Mr Morrison sort them out?

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May … leaving a carbon emission /renewable bomb before she departs …. and Boris … so so disappointing to hear him say he’s against a hard Brexit … just another “wolf in sheep’s clothing”

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I am wondering if returning home may be a fate worse than death if his fat mama would be waiting to kill him for not getting into Australia so she could chain migrate the rest of their mob into Centrelink !

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Black-aborigines Red- Blood of aborigines spilled Yellow- Spread of a 12g @ 20 paces

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