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Reader Board owner 04/30/2018 (Mon) 23:01:51 Id: 3aeba1 [Preview] No. 8261 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
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Reader 06/13/2018 (Wed) 14:19:55 Id: 200d57 [Preview] No.10281 del
>>10278 (changed my IP, again)
Looks like I got one new thread to post, good sign.

These two threads should be deleted, they came across the 404 bug:

I made an inquiry on /operate/ to see what the trouble may be. Hopefully this issue will be fixed.

Reader Board owner 06/13/2018 (Wed) 17:29:06 Id: e64f1b [Preview] No.10286 del
I get that 500 Internal Service Error constantly myself. Used to it after "communication between the server and lynxchan crashed" displayed most of the time. Just have to keep reloading the page.
Got them.

Reader 06/16/2018 (Sat) 16:01:45 Id: f00a41 [Preview] No.10357 del
another 404 bug again: >>>/news/10354

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In case anyone's confused about "who has /news/?". Don't cry about it, that's my own post I deleted. 2hands died apparently. Didn't know him.

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Pathetic Retardation Epidemic: University Students May Need Counseling After 'Emotional' Required 'Diversity Training' Reader 06/23/2018 (Sat) 03:33:41 Id: 41466f [Preview] No. 10532 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Get this: the same idiots who often complain about not making enough money working will spend tens of thousands for student loans... just to receive THIS level of ignorant lecturing? Meanwhile, the hard workers these brainwashed fools label "backwards" and "undereducated" spend a small fraction of the price going to a trade school, learning productive skills who make middle class income from their skilled labor (which are still in demand).


Minnesota State University will have counselors standing by to comfort “student leaders” who have an “emotional response” after being required to attend a new diversity training.

MSU announced Wednesday that two new 90-minute workshops on social justice and diversity are being implemented for “student leaders" this fall, noting that staff/faculty supervisors are expected to “make this training required.”

While the announcement does not provide a comprehensive definition of what constitutes a student leader, it does state that "examples of student leaders/workers include: Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Office Assistants, Resident Assistants, Student Orientation Counselors, etc."

The announcement itself does not explicitly state that the workshops will be mandatory, saying only that “we encourage faculty and staff to send their student leaders and student workers to both training sessions.”

A supplementary document provided within the announcement, however, states that staff and faculty supervisors are "expected" to "make this training required for student leaders and stress the importance," as well as “encourage student interaction during the trainings” and "require students to complete pre- and post-training surveys."

The same document also lists desired learning outcomes for participants, saying that upon completing the workshops, it is expected that students will “be able to define core diversity and social justice concepts, including privilege, oppression, and microaggression,” as well as “recognize areas where they have privilege and how this shapes their experiences and interactions.”

The first training, “Social Justice 101,” will focus on “core concepts of critical social justice, including identity, privilege and oppression, intersectionality, and microaggressions, while the second training will tackle “racism, sexism, and LGBTQ issues.”

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Reader 06/23/2018 (Sat) 03:52:43 Id: 411c31 [Preview] No.10534 del
I wonder, did any staff in Zerohedge ever graduate from an university?
Or did they get their degrees from the National Students Association?

Reader 06/23/2018 (Sat) 04:26:03 Id: 41466f [Preview] No.10535 del
It is possible some may have. The crew at Zero Hedge tend to think outside the box and enjoy poking fun at the irony of today's fucked up society as well, so I guess they may seem less established or lack credibility for that. Overall I'd say they are a whole lot more intelligent than the stooges the mainstream media hire to cover (or in some cases cover-up) issues such as this.

Russia's Newest 100-megaton Nuclear Apocalypse Machine Can Wipe Out Entire US Coast, Drown US With Radioactive Salt Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 21:58:01 Id: d82486 [Preview] No. 10521 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Doomsday has a name. Moscow christens their newest nuclear apocalypse machine “POSEIDON” — after the Greek God of oceans, earthquakes, and tsunamis.

POSEIDON will be deployed between 2018 and 2027, according to TASS. The program was secret until 2016.

In 2016, Russian state television “accidentally” revealed plans for an unmanned robot submarine, like a huge intelligent torpedo, armed with a massive 100-megaton warhead — the largest nuclear weapon ever deployed by any nation. POSEIDON would explode underwater to radioactively contaminate and inundate with tsunamis U.S. coastal cities and seaboard, where are concentrated much of America’s military-industrial strength and population.

U.S. intelligence confirms the existence of POSEIDON in the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review. Russia is testing a prototype.

Russian press reports the power of the robot-bomb will be 100 megatons — equivalent to 100 million tons of TNT, according to former senior Defense Department official, Mark Schneider, one of Washington’s best informed analysts.

Interfax reports: “On March 1, the Russian president spoke about the creation in Russia of unmanned underwater machines capable of moving at a very low depth and at intercontinental range at a speed far exceeding the speed of submarines, the most modern torpedoes and all types of surface ships, even the most high-speed ones.” Putin said Poseidon carries a “massive nuclear ordinance.”

POSEIDON contractor Alexei Rakhmanov tells Interfax Russia’s doomsday robot-bomb is “not a fantasy, not a prototype and it’s not a cartoon. These machines really exist.”

Unfortunately, Russia’s 100-megaton doomsday bomb is real.

Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 21:58:47 Id: d82486 [Preview] No.10522 del
Moscow built a 100-megaton bomb called the TSAR BOMBA (“King of Bombs” officially the RDS-220), tested the day before Halloween, on October 30, 1961. TSAR was deliberately tested to only half strength, 50-60 megatons, by removing the third stage. No bomber could survive if TSAR were tested to full strength. At 100 megatons, TSAR would have covered much of Russia with radioactive fallout, though tested in far Novaya Zemlya beyond the Arctic Circle.

TSAR was a three-stage thermonuclear weapon. The first stage used fission to compress a thermonuclear second stage, just like in a normal H-bomb, except the first and second stages were more powerful, yielding 50-60 megatons, already twice as powerful as the biggest U.S. H-bomb ever built.

TSAR’s thermonuclear second stage was designed to compress another thermonuclear third stage and to fission a uranium tamper. All three stages would release an estimated 100-150 megatons. The third stage would also, by fissioning uranium, produce enormous amounts of radioactive fallout.

As noted above, TSAR’s third stage was not tested to reduce blast and fallout.

TSAR is the most powerful nuclear weapon ever built, even at half strength yielding the biggest explosion ever produced by mankind — releasing more than 10 times the energy of all the ordnance exploded in World War II. 100 megatons is energetically equivalent to 10,000 Hiroshima A-bombs or 1,000 U.S. W80 H-bombs (yield 100 kilotons). The most powerful bomb ever deployed by the U.S. is the B41 (yield 25 megatons) scrapped in 1976.

When testing the TSAR — even though tested only to half strength — the Soviets estimated their bomber crew only had a 50 percent chance of surviving its blast and thermal effects. Its enormous fireball was visible at a distance of 1,000 kilometers (620 miles). TSAR’s shockwave was observed rippling the atmosphere at a distance of 700 kilometers (430 miles).

Moscow tested TSAR over the wastelands of Novaya Zemlya, a remote island surrounded by the Arctic Ocean, to isolate its effects from the Russian mainland and humanity. All buildings within the test range, both wooden and brick, were destroyed, including the village of Severny located 55 kilometers (34 miles) from ground zero. The thermal pulse would have caused third degree burns at a distance of 100 kilometers (62 miles) and was felt by an observer 270 kilometers (170 miles) from ground zero. Windows and doors were broken at a distance from ground zero of 900 kilometers (560 miles), including in Finland and Sweden.

Even though TSAR was not a ground contact burst, but airburst at an altitude of 4 kilometers (13,000 feet), it caused an earthquake-like seismic shockwave, registering at 5.5, that circled the planet three times.

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>They are thinking about 1950s-type all-out thermonuclear mass destruction of entire peoples and nations. After blasting us into oblivion, they would sow our soil with radioactive salt so there could be no recovery.
Ohai, CNN. The only reason they'd attack the U.S. is if our government hit first with a nuclear bomb. Since USA has the history of already doing that, you should be more afraid of this warmongering government continuing to agitate Russia, because US govt. has already started shit.

Reader 06/23/2018 (Sat) 02:35:42 Id: d235d4 [Preview] No.10531 del
I agree. Its not that hard to put our petty differences aside and respect one another's sovereignty. If we ever got hit with this kind of nuclear weapon system I can almost guarantee our government went insane and struck them first. Although this OP is important information to know, it clarifies just how dangerous empirical behavior could become.

Reader 06/23/2018 (Sat) 03:47:26 Id: dca4f8 [Preview] No.10533 del
neat domain
>respect one another's sovereignty.
But USA never does that
>how dangerous empirical behavior could become.
Start with with the US Petro Dollar.
Wait, that's why BRICS Yuan was made!
So now that there's competition, newspiped by CIA feel threatened!
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New Mexican Presidential Candidate Calls For Invasion of America! How Will Our Military Respond? Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 21:45:29 Id: ed5e91 [Preview] No. 10519 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]

Be Prepared: >>>/spoon/903

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) just called for a mass invasion into United States during a speech Tuesday declaring it a “human right” for all North Americans.

“And soon, very soon — after the victory of our movement — we will defend all the migrants in the American continent and all the migrants in the world,” Obrador said, adding that immigrants “must leave their towns and find a life in the United States.”

He then declared it as “a human right we will defend,” eluniversal.com reports.

While the election is not until July 1, Obrador is by far the frontrunner.

Obrador in April delivered speech criticizing Trump and promising that Mexico will not become a “piñata” for any foreign government, Global News reports.

The former mayor of Mexico City, Obrador holds progressive populist views. The 64-year-old ran unsuccessfully for president twice before, according to DW.

Fox’s Tucker Carlson noted Thursday that Obrador has previously proposed granting amnesty to Mexican drug cartels. “America is now Mexico’s social safety net, and that’s a very good deal for the Mexican ruling class,” Carlson added.

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Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 22:43:28 Id: ed5e91 [Preview] No.10525 del
Who ever said that was the whole wall? It simply stated new construction finally began. Not that its all being built because that is obviously not the case.

Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 22:47:15 Id: c87e14 [Preview] No.10526 del
We're clearly talking timescale here. Will it be finished soon enough or too late? I'm already aware of what the answer is, which can only be fixed if current Mexican immigrants are ALL shipped back and US-born Mexicans also. Have you ever been to mid or southern Texas? The border's in entirely the wrong place.

Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 22:57:14 Id: ed5e91 [Preview] No.10527 del
If - or God forbid when - this happens, this will be the ultimate indication whether our military is on our side, or on the enemy's side. No military that is loyal to protecting its country allows a foreign invasion or they might as well add insult to injury and fly a foreign flag at their bases. This will be the determining factor whether or not our military is really on our side. And if they are not on our side, we might as well stop paying taxes all together and bankrupt the whole treasonous system.

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Too many people always think its "too late" to do anything about the problems we face, but thats not necessarily always true. More often things continue to get worse and worse until people rise up and force the corrupt system to change (or the corrupt system collapses and change is then forced upon everyone in a much more authoritarian manner). I don't know if this is the path America chooses to take, it may be. And if that case, it would get a WHOLE LOT WORSE before it gets any better. A perfect example was what happened during the Soviet Union - it got so horrific it just collapsed in on itself with millions of innocent people dying as a result. Then new nationalist leadership took over and came to the rescue of those who survived the whole nightmare (now they have Putin to thank for it).

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As I read more and more its as if everything has been laid out and strategically planned long ago.

New Great Italian Government May Begin Impounding German NGO Migrant Trafficking Ships, Arresting Crew Members Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 14:50:35 Id: 1bf089 [Preview] No. 10506 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Italy doubled down Friday on its new tough stance against migrants, calling for a German NGO’s rescue boat to be impounded and its crew arrested as the EU prepares for a tense weekend mini-summit on the issue dividing the bloc.

Just three weeks in power, Italy’s new populist government is digging its heels in on campaign promises to stop the influx of migrants, threatening to seize rescue ships or barring them from its ports.

This time, it has set its sights on the German NGO, Mission Lifeline.

“The illegal boat Lifeline is now in Maltese waters with its cargo of 239 migrants. For the safety of its crew and the passengers, we’ve asked Malta to open its ports,” Interior Minister Matteo Salvini wrote on Twitter.

“Clearly, the boat should immediately be impounded and its crew arrested,” said Salvini, who is also Italy’s deputy prime minister.

A source close to the Maltese government said that Valetta had not yet received any official request from Rome, nor had Lifeline itself sought any permission to land.

Salvini has repeatedly accused NGOs of being complicit with human smugglers operating in Libya.

“Italian ports are no longer at the disposal of traffickers. Open the Maltese ports! Open the French ports,” he said on Friday, speaking ahead a second round of local elections on Sunday in Sienna.

On Thursday, Italy’s infrastructure minister Danilo Toninelli had said that two of Mission Lifeline’s ships — the Lifeline and the Seefuchs — would be “seized by the Italian government and directed into our ports” to launch an investigation into their legal status.

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Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 21:17:09 Id: f295e7 [Preview] No.10518 del
I've had some doubts about "democracy" myself but I think this is proof that democracy CAN work... but ONLY if the masses elect the right kind of leadership.

Germany: Another Pro-Amnesty, Open Border Activist Killed By An Illegal Migrant Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 15:50:42 Id: ec88e4 [Preview] No. 10507 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A Moroccan truck driver has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a German woman known for her activism on behalf of migrants.

Imagine our shock.

Sophia Lösche, 28, has been missing for a week since she embarked on a hitchhiking journey in Germany.

Police now suspect that she was murdered, and an international manhunt has led to the arrest of a 40-year-old Moroccan man who is said to have picked her up at a truck stop in Leipzig.

The man was reportedly traveling to Morocco when he was apprehended in Spain.

While German media has reported on the Lösche mystery at length, it appears that fewer outlets are reporting the identity of the suspect.

“Only smaller, regional newspapers are reporting about it,” notes Freie Welt. “This could be related to the fact that Sophia Lösche was active in the political left-wing spectrum and that a possible crime against a migrant supporter by possibly a migrant would be extremely dramatic.”

Lösche is affiliated with the pro-migrant group “No Borders Kitchen,” which works with migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos, where thousands have landed after crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.

She is also the sister of a Green party politician from Bavaria.

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Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 18:14:19 Id: 576d11 [Preview] No.10516 del
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>post image macros which have been around longer than chans
>catch shit from wailing anons

>massive emoticon faggotry
>somehow acceptable

Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 21:14:24 Id: b1c0f0 [Preview] No.10517 del
Who's wailing? I don't see anyone wailing here.

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Didn't say the wailing was on /news/. I suddenly don't care that much.

Good! Supreme Court Rules Amazon (And Other Online Retailers) Will No Longer Be Exempted From Sales Tax Laws Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 17:10:41 Id: ed4e4e [Preview] No. 10512 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Amazon.com Inc. shares slid 1.1% Thursday while bricks-and-mortar store operators rallied, after the Supreme Court ruled that states have the right to collect sales taxes on internet companies that do not have a physical presence in their states.

The 5-4 ruling “would give every retailer the opportunity to compete on a level playing field without government’s thumb on the scale,” said the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

Wayfair Inc. said in a statement that it “already collects and remits sales tax on approximately 80% of our orders in the U.S., a number that continues to grow as we expand our logistics footprint.” The online furniture retailer doesn’t expect the ruling to have a “noticeable impact” on its business.


Thursday's Supreme Court decision overturned a ruling from 1992 that allowed online retailers to skirt sales tax collection responsibilities in states where they don't have a physical presence. Since Amazon already collects sales tax in every state on the products it sells directly, which account for roughly half of all units sold on its site, the court ruling should have less impact on how much it charges for its products.

The other half of products on Amazon are sold by third-party merchants on Amazon's marketplace. They potentially face the added burden of collecting sales tax in states that begin taxing online sales.

But Amazon stands to benefit from the ruling, at least so-called 'experts' say.

Most of Amazon's competitors, like Wayfair or Overstock, are in a more difficult position because they haven't been as rigorous or complete about collecting sales tax in states they don't have a physical presence. Now that they could have to collect tax throughout much of the U.S., beating Amazon on price will become even harder.

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Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 17:11:27 Id: ed4e4e [Preview] No.10513 del
The more important question for Amazon is how Thursday's decision will change the way its third-party sellers, who have become a rapidly growing piece of the business, collect sales tax.

"Amazon can hide behind its marketplace to claim tax exemption because it's still going to pretend it's not a retailer — and not responsible for collecting sales taxes," Rafelson said. "There's still a lot of legal questions that need to be answered."

An Amazon spokesperson said in a statement that the company isn't commenting on the ruling.


Only five states do not have a state-wide sales tax: Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon. Alaska and Montana allow individual cities to collect local sales taxes, according to the Tax Foundation.

The 5-4 ruling is widely seen as a victory for brick-and-mortar stores, which previously said online retailers' ability to avoid sales-tax collection gave them an advantage. States also argued against the previous statute, saying it reduced their potential revenue from sales taxes as more consumers turned to digital shopping options.

President Donald Trump has also criticized Amazon, whose founder, Jeff Bezos, also owns The Washington Post, saying the online retailer does not collect any sales tax. Even before the Supreme Court's ruling, however, Amazon had said it was moving to collect state sales taxes on its inventory sold in all 45 states with statewide taxes.

Americans will have to wait and see to see how this really affects Amazon's monopoly as other online retailers will also be affected.

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Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 17:13:00 Id: ed4e4e [Preview] No.10514 del
My honest opinion is this will help the brick and mortar stores to compete on a more fair playing field as brick and mortar stores have NEVER been exempted from sales tax laws (unlike major online retailers).

Nows Your Chance, Germany! German SPD Said Preparing For New Elections, Euro Slides Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 14:15:33 Id: 83cedf [Preview] No. 10505 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/news/10307 ; >>>/news/10372 ; >>>/news/10434

With just over a week left on Angela Merkel's CSU ultimatum to resolve the German "refugee" problem in a manner that is satisfactory to her populist coalition partner Horst Seehofer (and who famously said recently that he "can’t work with that woman anymore") and that sees an EU agreement that sends migrants back to their originating European nations, something which in light of recent Italian populist developments is impossible and effectively guarantees that Merkel will be unsuccessful, on Friday morning Spiegel reported that the next step for Chancellor Merkel now seems inevitable, and that Germany's SPD party is preparing for new elections, one assumes on the belief that the Merkel coalition government will collapse.

Specifically, Der Spiegel reported that Party Secretary General Lars Klingbeil held three internal meetings to prepare for possible new elections, which all happened late last week and early this week.

Topics covered included possible dates for new elections, which SPD strategists see in early September at the earliest.

According to the report, Klingbeil also ordered seeking out venues for special party summit, and that the SPD, which has seen a plunge in the polls in recent months, will contract a new PR agency regardless of whether new elections take place.

As expected, news that Germany may have new elections soon send the Euro - which until this moment had seen a sharp short squeeze - sliding. There has been no comment so far from either Merkel or the CDU/CSU.


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I truly wish the best for the German people, and to see that jewish bitch out of office. Hopefully yet another won't step up in her place.

Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 16:36:41 Id: 83cedf [Preview] No.10511 del
That's why its important to vote the most nationalist parties in. Could you imagine if Germany flipped the way Italy did? It would be 100% GAME OVER for the EU's forced migration policy.

Good! US Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrants To Track Cell Phone Location Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 16:28:43 Id: 5cf2db [Preview] No. 10508 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The Supreme Court ruled Friday that law enforcement cannot track people's movements for periods of weeks or months without a warrant.

In a 5-4 ruling, the court held that the acquisition of cell-site records by government officials is covered under the Fourth Amendment.

Chief Justice John Roberts who wrote the opinion sided with the court's four liberal judges; Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer - while Justice Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch dissented.

While stressing that their decision doesn't question longstanding surveillance techniques and tools such as security cameras, Roberts said that historical cell-site records present even greater privacy concerns than monitoring via GPS.

"Here the progress of science has afforded law enforcement a powerful new tool to carry out its important responsibilities," Roberts said, adding "While individuals regularly leave their vehicles, they compulsively carry cell phones with them all the time."

"A cell phone faithfully follows its owner beyond public thoroughfares and into private residences, doctor’s offices, political headquarters, and other potentially revealing locales."

The conservative judges strongly objected - writing four times as much in their dissents than Roberts did for the court's majority.

Justice Anthony Kennedy said the government's search of cellphone location records was permissible because they were held by the service provider, not the individual. "The court's new and uncharted course will inhibit law enforcement."

Justice Samuel Alito called it a "revolutionary" ruling that "guarantees a blizzard of litigation while threatening many legitimate and valuable investigative practices upon which law enforcement has rightfully come to rely." -USA Today

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Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 16:32:31 Id: 5cf2db [Preview] No.10509 del
A lot of folks on ZH say they'll do it anyway. And this is likely true: except one major issue overlooked: they can't present location data as evidence in court against someone if there has been no warrant issued. So that evidence would have to be thrown out if surveillance not warranted. And for once I agree with these liberal judges, our right to privacy should be protected. I'm all for that, as much as I'm for arming the citizenry!

Such Good! Hungary Passes The "Stop Soros" Bill Reader 06/21/2018 (Thu) 11:36:25 Id: a62583 [Preview] No. 10475 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalises some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and Soros' human trafficking NGOs.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been a vocal critic of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door migrant policy and has led eastern European opposition to EU quotas that aimed to distribute asylum seekers around the bloc.

Orban's right-wing Fidesz party tightened its grip on parliament in an April election fought on a fiercely anti-immigration platform that demonised U.S. billionaire George Soros and liberal NGOs he backs. Orban accuses Soros of encouraging mass immigration to undermine Europe, a charge Soros denies.

Under the new law, officially called "STOP Soros", individuals or groups who help migrants not entitled to protection to submit requests for asylum or who help illegal migrants gain status to stay in Hungary will be liable to prison terms.

"The Hungarian people rightfully expects the government to use all means necessary to combat illegal immigration and the activities that aid it," Interior Minister Sandor Pinter wrote in a justification attached to the draft legislation.

"The STOP Soros package of bills serves that goal, making the organisation of illegal immigration a criminal offence. We want to use the bills to stop Hungary from becoming a country of immigrants," he said.

Parliament, where Fidesz has a two-thirds majority, also passed on Wednesday a constitutional amendment to state that an "alien population" cannot be settled in Hungary - a swipe at Brussels over its quota plan.

Immigration has become a major concern for voters across the European Union, helping to propel anti-migrant populists to power in Italy and Austria and threatening to fracture Merkel's three-month-old coalition in Germany.

Orban has drummed up support for his tough measures by exploiting Hungarians' memories of the large numbers of mostly Muslim migrants fleeing conflicts in the Middle East who surged into the country in the summer of 2015.

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Reader 06/21/2018 (Thu) 11:37:39 Id: a62583 [Preview] No.10476 del
Italy should do they same while they can!

Reader 06/21/2018 (Thu) 13:31:32 Id: 97fad2 [Preview] No.10478 del
Other than Merkel being forced to cave or possibly losing her govt coalition, this is the best news I've heard this week. Orban will sign this in and this is going to send shock waves around the EU.

Reader 06/22/2018 (Fri) 13:35:39 Id: d22754 [Preview] No.10504 del
This still leaves me with excitement. We actually have another country besides Russia actually kicking this kike the hell out.