The 2017 Dutch General Election Results On the day of the Dutch general election, the Shallow Man awoke with a sinking feeling. Would the PVV, a party that threatened to close all Mosques in the Netherlands and ban the Koran, win the largest number of seats in the Dutch Parliament? They were ahead in the polls for months before the election. The VVD, the party of Prime … [Read more...] about What Expats Need To Know About The 2017 Dutch General Election Results
Xandra Lammers and the radicalization of Ijburg My dear readers, before going any further with this post please have some tissues handy. You're going to need them as I tell the sad tale of Xandra Lammers, a former labor party voter who now supports the PVV, the party of Geert Wilders. I came upon her tale of woe in an article published on Bloomberg, that was helpfully called … [Read more...] about The Sad Tale Of The Radicalization of Ijburg According to PVV Voter Xandra Lammers
Keep Zwarte Piet Black! The PVV, the party of Geert Wilders, are proposing a new law to keep Zwarte Piet black. I say black, but actually, brown is also ok. Martin Bosma, a spokesperson for the PVV goes as far as to suggest that the physical characteristics of Zwarte Piet need to be defined in law. His rationale for doing this is to protect Dutch culture from the influence of … [Read more...] about Keep Zwarte Piet Black New Law To Protect Dutch Culture
Ik ben geen racist maar.... Dutch tolerance is dead! It died a lonely, painful, and some would say shameful death. As the coffin was taken to the cemetery, people lined the streets and could be heard saying to each other, "ik ben geen racist maar....Sylvana Simons". Which brings me to the subject of today's post, the death of Dutch tolerance. Ik ben geen racist … [Read more...] about Ik ben geen racist maar….. Sylvana Simons and the Death of Dutch Tolerance
Dutch tolerance, just when I thought it was as dead as disco, out of blue it makes a grand return! Which brings me to the subject of today's post, the uitzwaaidag Islam, Dutch tolerance strikes back! Another day another uitzwaaidag event If social media had existed during the time of the NSDAP (Nazi party) things would have been so much easier. There would have been no need … [Read more...] about The Uitzwaaidag Islam Dutch Tolerance Strikes Back!