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The News From Occupied France

cal652 Wrote: May 24, 2012 2:27 PM
New law: naturalized citizens cannot vote. Their offspring can.

In the recent French presidential election, Nicolas Sarkozy was narrowly defeated by Francois Hollande.  Faced with a similar financial crisis as much of Europe and raging unemployment, Sarkozy had championed cutbacks in government spending, but Hollande had promised even more government largesse, "Austerity can no longer be inevitable!" he declared in his Sunday night victory speech. 

Below is a photo of the Hollande victory celebration in La Bastille Plaza in Paris, historic site of the French Revolution. The text that follows the photo is not mine, but is from a trusted source, and includes a message from his...

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