‘I shall never forget it’: 100 years since WWI Christmas truce

In this image provided by the Imperial War Museum, World War I German and British soldiers stand together on the battlefield near Ploegsteert, Belgium in Dec. 1914. Soldiers who had been killing each other for months climbed out of their soggy trenches to seek a shred of humanity amid the horrors of World […]

More Good News! Belgium: 45 Litres of Concentrated Live Polio Virus Solution Released Into the Environment

BigFurHat iOwnTheWorld 10/4/2014

Via: ECDC:

As reported to ECDC by Belgian authorities, on 2 September 2014, following a human error, 45 litres of concentrated live polio virus solution were released into the environment by the pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), in Rixensart city, Belgium. The liquid was conducted directly to a water-treatment plant (Rosieres) and released […]

Shock on Capitol Hill as Obama's one-night stay in Brussels cost a whopping $2.9 MILLION – just for hotels and rental cars!

The U.S. president spent a single night in Belgium’s capital, but taxpayers of both countries are on the hook for millions His brief stay required the use of 387 rooms, and 143 rental cars from a luxury limousine service Obama took three planes and 45 vehicles – including his personal armored Cadillac limo – […]

'In Flanders Fields'

 

An American Housewife (occasionally) in London 11/11/2012

In the US we know, vaguely, of November 11th as Veteran’s Day, which follows the Marine Corps birthday by a day. Sadly, it isn’t much noticed. Memorial Day in May is bigger in the national consciousness.

In the UK Remembrance Sunday is held the closest Sunday […]

Street Riots in Spain: Workers of the World Unite Against Fiscal Sanity

John Verum Serum 9/29/2010

Here’s video of the “day of action” in Barcelona, Spain:

Sky news has a report that explains who is protesting and why:

Tens of thousands of demonstrators from across the EU converged on the streets of Brussels, and up to 5,000 protesters marched in Warsaw.

Spanish unions staged a general […]

Protest Against Ground Zero Mosque in Brussels

Baron Bodissey Gates of Vienna 9/9/2010

I just received this press release from Vlaams Belang about a protest against the GZM on 9-11 in Brussels:

Demonstration Against Ground Zero Mosque

On Saturday 11 September 2010, the organization “Cities Against Islamization” will hold a demonstration nearby the American embassy in Brussels to protest against the construction […]