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Steve Bannon gives France's Front National incredibly bad advice - 03/10/18

Ex-Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon spoke at a conference for France's Front National and gave them incredibly bad advice. He told them [1]: Let them call you racist. Let them call you xenophobes... wear it as a badge of honor.

"Identitarians" choose dumb, costly way to reduce refugees to Europe - 06/04/17

From [1]: Far-right activists are planning a sea campaign this summer to disrupt vessels saving refugees in the Mediterranean, after successfully intercepting a rescue mission last month. Members of the anti-Islam and anti-immigrant “Identitarian” movement – largely twentysomethings often described as Europe’s answer to the American alt-right – have raised £56,489 in less than three weeks to enable them to target boats run by aid charities helping to rescue refugees...

Donald Trump to terrorists: terrorism works - 05/22/16

Donald Trump has said a lot of crazy things and proposed crazy policies that show he isn't qualified to be president. This tweet [1] is yet another example: The American people are sick and tired of not being able to lead normal lives and to constantly be on the lookout for terror and terrorists! First, as with many of the other things Trump says, that's not accurate: few Americans are cowering in fear as he describes.

Half of Mexicans have unfavorable image of Americans - 01/13/13

The Pew Research Global Attitudes Project shows that Mexicans - the largest immigrant group to the U.S. - don't like Americans all that much.

To Ed Morrissey, patriotism has a price tag (Gerard Depardieu, Hot Air, going Galt) - 12/17/12

Those in the libertarians/fiscal conservative sphere tend to put loyalty to money ahead of loyalty to country. An example from earlier this year is at the link, and another example is offered by the case of Gérard Depardieu. That French actor has "gone Galt" by giving up his French citizenship and moving to Belgium in part to avoid high taxes ( ).

What assimilation policy? - 03/14/03

Eugene Volokh discusses this Guardian article [1] in two posts: first [2] and second [3]: But if the Le Monde correspondent, and others who have made this point (both in the anti-war context and outside) about other European countries, are right, then it shows that the French and other Europeans have made a very bad mistake with their immigration policy, assimilation policy (or nonassimilation policy), or both.