What Comes Next in the Mali War?


Rapid attacks and campaigns of destruction, followed by equally rapid withdrawals may be an effective means of destroying Islamist ambitions by crushing them at their moment of victory, when they have overeached just enough to be truly vulnerable.

French Socialist Government Comes Up With Crazy Plan to Tax Facebook Users as Employees


French president François Hollande has an idea. In a report, Hollande argues the French government should tax Internet companies like Google and Facebook based on their collection of personal data about their users.

French Muslims Celebrate New Year by Torching 1,193 Cars

muslim tradition in france

In the days preceding Christmas François Hollande made a trip to Algeria to apologize for the war. Hollande promised to better accommodate those Algerians requesting visas to France and to urge the French consulates to issue the documents more quickly.

Gerard Depardieu to French Government: “I Leave After Paying 85% Tax on my Income”


I leave after paying, in 2012, 85% tax on my income…. I paid 145 million tax in forty-five years, I have 80 people working in companies that were created for them and which are managed by them.

I’m leaving because you consider that success, creativity, talent, actually and anything different must be punished…

France’s New Burqa-Friendly Government


Francois Hollande — the first Muslim president of France?

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The Austerity Illusion


Francois Hollande promises to end cuts that never started.

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France Lurches Left


Socialist victor over Sarkozy promises a spending and tax onslaught.

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Sarko’s Last Stand


French government on the brink of a complete socialist takeover?

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