Accuracy in Media

Consultant Gives France’s Marine Le Pen 40% Chance of Victory, The Economist gives 1% Chance

Ian Bremmer, president of risk consultant group Eurasia Group, took issue with the left-leaning magazine The Economist over the predicted chances of a Marine Le Pen victory in France’s final round of presidential elections. Le Pen, often called a “far right” and “anti-immigrant” candidate by the media, beat out challengers and placed second to centrist candidate Emmanuel […]

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Media Quick to Praise Second-Place Finish of Geert Wilder’s Far-Right Politics in Dutch Election

The liberal media was quick to praise the second-place finish of far-right politics at the Dutch polls this week, where Geert Wilder’s alleged anti-immigration rhetoric lost to a center-right party led by the current prime minister. The Week also compared Wilder’s loss to U.S. President Donald Trump’s populism and wondered if populism is dead (seriously?!). […]

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German Police Union Wrote Open Letter, Described Helpless Feeling against Arab Gangs

From Legal Insurrection: Despite Merkel government’s all-out effort to prevent the breakdown of law and order in German cites ahead of the New Year’s Eve, wide cracks are appearing in country’s police preparedness. What reads much like a dispatch from a lost battlefront, the union of police officers in the eastern German state of Thuringa has penned an […]

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Liberal Media Unsure about Germany Election Upset in Merkel’s Home State

The liberal media was unsure about the ramifications of the electoral surprise of the German elections of the past week. Germany’s Angela Merkel saw her party place third in her home state, second to the Alternative for Germany party, which party the liberal media has alternated between calling it “far-right”, “nationalist” and “anti-immigrant.” It was the worst […]

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ISIS Terrorism in Europe is Hurting Tourism

An insightful New York Times piece on how the Islamic State-inspired terrorism is dampening Europe’s tourism industry, if not decimating it: In France, growth in nightly hotel room bookings after the Paris attacks fell to single digits from 20 percent. After the Brussels bombings, bookings went negative, and after Nice, bookings fell by double digits, […]

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April 2017

4/24/2017 - Consultant Gives France’s Marine Le Pen 40% Chance of Victory, The Economist gives 1% Chance

March 2017

3/17/2017 - Media Quick to Praise Second-Place Finish of Geert Wilder’s Far-Right Politics in Dutch Election

3/5/2017 - European Lawmakers Threaten Visa-Free Travel for Americans over Five Countries’ Status

December 2016

12/16/2016 - German Police Union Wrote Open Letter, Described Helpless Feeling against Arab Gangs

12/16/2016 - Austrians Worried about the Migrant Crisis, Their Own Safety

October 2016

10/24/2016 - Columnist Compares Hillary Clinton’s Leaked Speech on Open Borders to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

September 2016

9/28/2016 - European Union Gives Cash to Turkey to Manage Refugees

9/8/2016 - Liberal Media Unsure about Germany Election Upset in Merkel’s Home State

August 2016

8/1/2016 - Muslims Attending Mass in Solidarity against ISIS Terrorism

July 2016

7/29/2016 - ISIS Terrorism in Europe is Hurting Tourism

7/19/2016 - ISIS Claims Responsibility for Teen Refugee Axe Attack that Wounds 18 People on German Train

7/13/2016 - German Migrant Crime Crisis: 2,000 Foreign Men Committed at least 1,200 Sexual Assaults against Women

7/12/2016 - UK has a New Prime Minister in Theresa May

7/5/2016 - After Cameron’s Resignation, Five Candidates Emerge for Britain’s Prime Minister

7/5/2016 - UKIP’s Nigel Farage Quits, Says Brexit was the Reason for His Political Career

7/3/2016 - #Brexit is a Good Thing After All, says Expert

June 2016

6/27/2016 - Scotland: Secession is Back On the Table

6/27/2016 - Channeling Inner Trump? Washington Post says Post-Brexit, UK could become “Little England”

6/25/2016 - EU Crackdown on Toasters, Kettles after Brexit Vote in UK

6/25/2016 - Donald Trump, in Scotland, Praised UK’s Leave Vote in a Pro-Remain Scotland

6/24/2016 - #Brexit Vote Verdict is Leave the European Union, Highest Voter Turnout Since 1992

6/24/2016 - #Brexit Fall Out: David Cameron Resigns after UK Voters Vote to Leave the European Union

May 2016

5/31/2016 - Survey of European Muslims finds 44% Align with Fundamentalist Views

5/25/2016 - More Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead

5/24/2016 - Independent Candidate Wins Austrian Presidential Election over Far-Right Candidate

5/4/2016 - EU Nations that Reject Migrants to be Hit with $300,000-per-Head Fine

5/3/2016 - Should Jews be Worried about a Muslim Migration into Europe?

April 2016

4/26/2016 - Obama Tells Germans to Not Blame Refugees for Current Problems

4/25/2016 - Obama to British Allies: Say ‘No’ to ‘Brexit’

4/13/2016 - Refugee Crisis Could Fracture the EU, Bono Worries

4/11/2016 - EU Upset at US Visas for Some EU Countries, May Require Americans to Acquire Visas

4/6/2016 - Report: 1.82 Million Migrants Entered Europe, Raises Terror Threat Level

March 2016

3/29/2016 - Segregated, Women-Only Cars to be Rolled Out in Germany over Migrant Fears

3/24/2016 - ISIS Trained 400 Terrorists to Wreak Havoc in Europe, Report says

3/24/2016 - Europe’s Breeding Ground for Terror

3/23/2016 - Congress Warned of Visa Loophole for Belgians, Could be Used by Terrorists

3/23/2016 - ISIS Claims Responsibility for Belgium Terrorist Attacks

3/14/2016 - Open Borders Backlash in Germany: Merkel’s Party and Allies Lose Ground in Election

3/9/2016 - Europe’s Plan for Refugees: Send Them to Turkey

February 2016

2/19/2016 - Austria to Go Ahead with Refugee Cap Despite EU Warnings

January 2016

1/21/2016 - EU Infighting over Migrant Crisis

December 2015

12/22/2015 - Over 1 Million Migrants Entered Europe in 2015

October 2015

10/17/2015 - Germany’s Open Borders Policy for Middle Eastern ‘Refugees’ Causing Internal Strife

September 2015

9/29/2015 - European Bank Report: Welfare State Creates More Income Inequality

9/25/2015 - Report: America has 10 Million More Foreign-Born Residents than Europe

9/23/2015 - EU Closes Borders and Now Immigrants Stuck in the Balkans

9/18/2015 - Hungary sees Immigrants Hopping Fences to Gain Entrance

August 2015

8/31/2015 - After Illegal Immigrant Deaths in a Truck, Austria begins Inspection of Trucks

July 2015

7/18/2015 - INFOGRAPHIC: Big Fat Greek Debt

7/13/2015 - It’s All Greek to Me: Greece gets New Bailout Package from E.U.

7/7/2015 - Flashback Milton Friedman: He Warned about the Euro

January 2015

1/26/2015 - Anti-Budget Cuts Greek Party wins Election, puts Eurozone at Risk

1/24/2015 - Greek Left-Wing Party could Stop Eurozone Bailouts