After 7 years of Zapatero's socialist crap and green economic destruction of Spain, the conservatives have been brought back to hopefully "fix" their problems. It is a parallel template for what has been done to this country even before the current fascist greenies screwing things up even worse. End progressivism now! Socialism must be removed it don't work.
This is from the Guardian in the UK:
The conservative opposition People's party (PP) of Mariano Rajoy have won a clear majority in Spain's general election.
With over 90% of the votes from the election counted, the centre-right PP won 186 seats compared to 154 in the last legislature, while the Socialists plummeted from 169 to 110, their worst performance ever.
Although the 56-year-old is an apostle of deficit control and liberalisation, he has been deliberately vague about his plans so as not to frighten off voters.
With yields on Spanish sovereign debt soaring to new highs at the end of last week, he takes over a country in crisis.
He will come under immediate pressure from markets to reveal exactly how he intends both to kickstart growth and cut spending. Some experts say he must find €18bn (£15.4bn) through cuts or tax hikes. Rajoy pleaded last week for markets to give him "more than half an hour", but has also said that his party already has clear plans.
PP spokeswoman Ana Mato confirmed that the party's own polling also gave them an clear majority. "The PP has won with an ample majority," she said. "Our only objective now will be to overcome unemployment and the crisis."
Rajoy is a former property registrar who held various ministerial posts in the governments of José María Aznar between 1996 and 2004.
Spaniards show little personal enthusiasm for the uncharismatic conservative, but they tired of Zapatero, who oversaw a dramatic economic slump that left growth at 0% and unemployment at 23%.
With Spain's sovereign debt yields last week approaching the levels at which Portugal and Greece needed bailouts, Socialist candidate Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba had little chance of extending the seven-and-a-half year period of leftwing government under Zapatero.
The Socialist prime minister had brought elections forward by six months and said he would not stand again.
Zapatero stays on as caretaker prime minister for another month, however, as parliament must meet and the king has to consult political parties before a new government is formed. Parliament does not sit until 13 December.
It was not clear how the caretaker government would co-ordinate its response to the ongoing sovereign debt crisis with Rajoy's future government, though it has promised to work with the PP.
Government spokesman José Blanco has rejected calls by senior PP officials for the handover to be speeded up. "The timings and calendar are determined by law and cannot be changed," he said.
Spaniards hope the change of government will calm markets that had increased pressure on the country's debt despite Zapatero's own austerity programme, which saw civil service pay cut and pensions frozen.
Deficit spending by regional governments, which provide basic services such as education and health, has also been squeezed, sending public service trade unions out in protest.
Zapatero has also extended the retirement age and changed the constitution to allow for a long-term deficit limit to be set on the budget. Rajoy has said one of his first measures will be to set that limit.
Rajoy's promises of major reforms, more austerity and strict deficit control are in tune with market demands and with those of Germany's Angela Merkel, the European Central Bank and the European commission.
PP shadow finance minister Cristóbal Montoro has said the new government will act hard and fast, introducing reforms immediately. Rajoy must now name his future finance minister. He has said in the past that he is happy to choose someone from outside the party, so may end up naming a market-friendly technocrat.
Further spending cuts on top of those already imposed by Zapatero risk tipping the country into recession. They may also be energetically opposed by the peaceful "indignado" movement that took over city squares earlier this year.
For the first time in decades, Spaniards voted without the threat of violence from Basque separatist group Eta, which declared an end to 40 years of terrorism last month. Basque voters turned out in force and looked likely to send up to half-a-dozen avowedly separatist deputies to the new parliament.
Spirit wrote this long ago:
It's nature's way of telling you something's wrong
It's nature's way of telling you in a song
It's nature's way of receiving you
It's nature's way of retrieving you
It's nature's way of telling you
from CBS New York:
With wintry weather poised to swoop into the cramped outdoor quarters of Occupy Wall Street protesters, it may not be long before more campers catch what's being called "Zuccotti lung."
That's what demonstrators have dubbed the sickness that seems to be spreading among them at an unpleasantly high rate these days: "It's a real thing," Willie Carey, 28, told the New York Times.
With little sleep in cold conditions, cigarettes and drinks being passed from mouth to mouth, and few opportunities to wash hands, Zuccotti Park may now just be the best place to catch respiratory viruses, norovirus (also known as the winter vomiting virus) and tuberculosis, according to one doctor.
The damp clothing and cardboard signs wet with rain are also breeding grounds for mold. Some protesters are urinating in bottles and leaving food trash discarded throughout the campground, providing further opportunities for nastiness.
“Pretty much everything here is a good way to get sick,” Salvatore Cipolla, 23, from Long Island, told the Times. “It’ll definitely thin the herd.”
Some protesters have refused free flu shots, citing a "government conspiracy," the Times said.
There is also the increased risk among the encampment of sexually transmitted diseases, said the doctor, Dr. Philip M. Tierno, Jr. of the NYU Langone Medical Center. And the site's pounding circles could lead to hearing damage.
Tierno compared conditions at the park to the pilgrimage to Mecca, in which entire groups of people have come down with respiratory infections in short period of time, and the communal compounds of the 1960s where sanitation problems and STDs cropped up.
The health department has visited the site and is monitoring.
“It should go without saying that lots of people sleeping outside in a park as we head toward winter is not an ideal situation for anyone’s health,” the department said in a statement.
From Ann Coulter's column: This is beyond coincidence. Oh yeah alomost 18,000 likes in one day. here is the link:
Here is the text:
David Axelrod's Pattern of Sexual Misbehavior
by Ann Coulter
Herman Cain? has spent his life living and working all over the country -- Indiana, Georgia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Washington, D.C. -- but never in Chicago.
So it's curious that all the sexual harassment allegations against Cain emanate from Chicago: home of the Daley machine and Obama consigliere David Axelrod?.
Suspicions had already fallen on Sheila O'Grady, who is close with David Axelrod and went straight from being former Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley's chief of staff to president of the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA), as being the person who dug up Herman Cain's personnel records from the National Restaurant Association (NRA).
The Daley-controlled IRA works hand-in-glove with the NRA. And strangely enough, Cain's short, three-year tenure at the NRA is evidently the only period in his decades-long career during which he's alleged to have been a sexual predator.
After O'Grady's name surfaced in connection with the miraculous appearance of Cain's personnel files from the NRA, she issued a Clintonesque denial of any involvement in producing them -- by vigorously denying that she knew Cain when he was at the NRA. (Duh.)
And now, after a week of conservative eye-rolling over unspecified, anonymous accusations against Cain, we've suddenly got very specific sexual assault allegations from an all-new accuser out of ... Chicago.
Herman Cain has never lived in Chicago. But you know who has? David Axelrod! And guess who lived in Axelrod's very building? Right again: Cain's latest accuser, Sharon Bialek.
Bialek's accusations were certainly specific. But they also demonstrated why anonymous accusations are worthless.
Within 24 hours of Bialek's press conference, friends and acquaintances of hers stepped forward to say that she's a "gold-digger," that she was constantly in financial trouble -- having filed for personal bankruptcy twice -- and, of course, that she had lived in Axelrod's apartment building at 505 North Lake Shore Drive, where, she admits, she knew the man The New York Times calls Obama's "hired muscle."
Throw in some federal tax evasion, and she's Obama's next Cabinet pick.
The reason all this is relevant is that both Axelrod and Daley have a history of smearing political opponents by digging up claims of sexual misconduct against them.
John Brooks, Chicago's former fire commissioner, filed a lawsuit against Daley six months ago claiming Daley threatened to smear him with sexual harassment accusations if Brooks didn't resign. He resigned -- and the sexual harassment allegations were later found to be completely false.
Meanwhile, as extensively detailed in my book Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and Their Assault on America, the only reason Obama became a U.S. senator -- allowing him to run for president -- is that David Axelrod pulled sealed divorce records out of a hat, first, against Obama's Democratic primary opponent, and then against Obama's Republican opponent.
One month before the 2004 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate, Obama was way down in the polls, about to lose to Blair Hull, a multimillionaire securities trader.
But then The Chicago Tribune -- where Axelrod used to work -- began publishing claims that Hull's second ex-wife, Brenda Sexton, had sought an order of protection against him during their 1998 divorce proceedings.
From then until Election Day, Hull was embroiled in fighting the allegation that he was a "wife beater." He and his ex-wife eventually agreed to release their sealed divorce records. His first ex-wife, daughters and nanny defended him at a press conference, swearing he was never violent. During a Democratic debate, Hull was forced to explain that his wife kicked him and he had merely kicked her back.
Hull's substantial lead just a month before the primary collapsed with the nonstop media attention to his divorce records. Obama sailed to the front of the pack and won the primary. Hull finished third with 10 percent of the vote.
Luckily for Axelrod, Obama's opponent in the general election had also been divorced.
The Republican nominee was Jack Ryan, a graduate of Dartmouth and Harvard law and business schools, who had left his lucrative partnership at Goldman Sachs? to teach at an inner-city school on the South Side of Chicago.
But in a child custody dispute some years earlier, Ryan's ex-wife, Hollywood sex kitten Jeri Lynn Ryan?, had alleged that, while the couple was married, Jack had taken her to swingers clubs in Paris and New York.
Jack Ryan adamantly denied the allegations. In the interest of protecting their son, he also requested that the records be put permanently under seal.
Axelrod's courthouse moles obtained the "sealed" records and, in no time, they were in the hands of every political operative in Chicago. Knowing perfectly well what was in the records, Chicago Tribune attorneys flew to California and requested that the court officially "unseal" them -- over the objections of both Jack and Jeri Ryan?.
Your honor, who knows what could be in these records!
A California judge ordered them unsealed, which allowed newspapers to publish the salacious allegations, and four days later, Ryan dropped out of the race under pressure from idiot Republicans (who should be tracked down and shot).
With a last-minute replacement of Alan Keyes as Obama's Republican opponent, Obama was able to set an all-time record in an Illinois Senate election, winning with a 43 percent margin.
And that's how Obama became a senator four years after losing a congressional race to Bobby Rush?. (In a disastrous turn of events, Rush was not divorced.)
Axelrod destroyed the only two men who stood between Obama and the Senate with illicitly obtained, lurid allegations from their pasts.
In 2007, long after Obama was safely ensconced in the U.S. Senate, The New York Times reported: "The Tribune reporter who wrote the original piece (on Hull's sealed divorce records) later acknowledged in print that the Obama camp had 'worked aggressively behind the scenes' to push the story."
Some had suggested, the Times article continued, that Axelrod had "an even more significant role -- that he leaked the initial story."
This time, Obama's little helpers have not only thrown a bomb into the Republican primary, but are hoping to destroy the man who deprives the Democrats of their only argument in 2012: If you oppose Obama, you must be a racist.
Wowsie wow!!!!! The city of Baltimore, MD is cutting off the ELECTRICITY hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. at the OWS protest site "not intended to be a campsite" "no permit". Could it be the police unions want more money for this BS? No actually it is assault, rape, grand larceny, drug dealing, labeled as a "public safety hazard".
Trust me the police would MUCH rather do a little overtime at Tea Party rallies. Go ahead ask a cop where they would rather make overtime???????????????
City Cuts Power To Occupy Baltimore Site
November 2, 2011 5:26 PM
BALTIMORE (CBS/AP) — City officials say they’re cutting power to outlets in the downtown Baltimore park where WallStreet protesters have been living for the last month.
Mayoral spokesman Ian Brennan said Wednesday that the city is taking this step to alleviate a public safety hazard at McKeldin Square near the Inner Harbor. He said a city official visited earlier this week and found fire and electrocution hazards.
Brennan added the outlets were installed so permitted groups could use electricity, but Occupy Baltimore protesters do not have a permit. He said the group is welcome to continue its protest, but the park is not meant to be a camp site.
Street lights in the square will still be lit at night, but the outlets on the poles will no longer provide electricity.
Yesterday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she was concerned about reports of illegal activity at the Occupy Baltimore encampment.
The mayor said Tuesday that she worries that some protesters may be discouraging people from reporting crime to authorities.
Police are investigating a reported assault and theft at the site. A woman told police she stayed in a man’s tent Friday night and awoke to find her money gone. Police say there’s no evidence of sexual assault.
Occupy Baltimore said it takes such allegations seriously and has a zero-tolerance policy toward assault.
Rawlings-Blake said she respects protesters’ free speech rights, but the park is not for camping and should be a space everyone can enjoy.
(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press contributed to this report. All Rights Reserved.)
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) = Rapes, thefts, throwing feces and urine, rampant drug use...............................Be very proud you leftist minority.
From a couple of sources:
The 99%: Official list of Occupy Wall Street’s supporters, sponsors and sympathizers
Communist Party USASources:
Communist Party USA, OWS speech, The Daily Caller
American Nazi PartySources:
Media Matters, American Nazi Party, White Honor, Sunshine State News
Ayatollah Khamenei, Supreme Leader of IranSources:
The Guardian, Tehran Times, CBS News
ABC News, CBS News, ForexTV, NBC New York
The government of North KoreaSources:
Korean Central News Agency (North Korean state-controlled news outlet), The Marxist-Leninist, Wall Street Journal, Times of India
Louis Farrakhan, Nation of IslamSources:
video statement (starting at 8:28), Black in America, Weasel Zippers, Philadelphia Weekly
Revolutionary Communist PartySources:
Revolutionary Communist Party, Revolution newspaper, in-person appearance
Talking Points Memo, video statement, davidduke.com
Talking Points Memo, video statement, Mother Jones
Mother Jones, Reuters, Examiner.com
Revolutionary Guards of IranSources:
Associated Press, FARS News Agency, UPI
Black Panthers (original)Sources:
in-person appearance, Occupy Oakland, Oakland Tribune
Socialist Party USASources:
Socialist Party USA, IndyMedia, The Daily Caller
US Border GuardSources:
White Reference, www.usborderguard.com, Gateway Pundit, Just Another Day blog
Industrial Workers of the WorldSources:
IWW web site, iww.org, in-person appearances
in-person appearance, Washington Post, CAIR, CAIR New York
Talking Points Memo, video statement, ABC News, The Weekly Standard
Communist Party of ChinaSources:
People’s Daily (Communist Party organ), Reuters, chinataiwan.org, The Telegraph
almoqawama.org, almoqawama.org (2), almoqawama.org (3), wikipedia
911truth.org (1), 911truth.org (2), 911truth.org (3)
International Bolshevik TendencySources:
bolshevik.org, Wire Magazine
Adbusters, The Guardian, video statement
International Socialist OrganizationSources:
Socialist Worker, socialistworker.org, in-person appearance
PressTV (Iranian government outlet)Sources:
Marxist Student UnionSources:
Marxist Student Union, Big Government, marxiststudentunion.blogspot.com
Freedom Road Socialist OrganizationSources:
FightBack News, fightbacknews.org
ANSWER press release, ANSWER web site, Xinhua
Party for Socialism and LiberationSources:
Liberation News (1), pslweb.org, The Daily Free Press, Liberation News (2):
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