Austrian Family Benefits Row: “Two suspected queens, one a negro – horrible”

I don’t know whether to be encouraged by the fashy remarks Austrian politicians keep making or discouraged by the fact that, when challenged, they back down and apologise for them. FPÖ politician Bruno Weber reacted to this with the following comment: I will now definitely not extend my OBB Benefits card and will travel on Western rail instead. This is not normal! 2 suspected queens … Continue reading Austrian Family Benefits Row: “Two suspected queens, one a negro – horrible”

‘Step on the gas, you ancient Germanic peoples, we’ll manage the seventh million”

How insane is this? An Austrian politician has been forced to resign and has said he will quit politics altogether because of song lyrics written by someone else when he was 11 years old! An Austrian Cabinet minister from the far-right Freedom Party resigned following the discovery of anti-Semitic literature at his old university fraternity.   Udo Landbauer, who was 11 when offensive poems about … Continue reading ‘Step on the gas, you ancient Germanic peoples, we’ll manage the seventh million”

Austrian election results again demonstrate Radical Right Gender Gap

Source The first three lines show the votes of Men. The second show the votes of Women. As you see, 7% fewer women voted for the far-right patriotic FPO and 3% fewer for the more mainstream right OVP. The SPO are the Socialists. The most positive thing in these results is that the FPO are the top party among under-29s. The future is ours. Continue reading Austrian election results again demonstrate Radical Right Gender Gap

Austria: "Far-right" surges thanks to concerns about immigration

The “far-right” Austrian Freedom Party [FPO] has just doubled its vote in a regional election in Upper Austria, doubling its vote from 15% to 30%. It was – as expected – the theme of immigration: for 63% of voters in Upper Austria this was deciding factor in their vote, according to Peter Hajek. Source This means the FPO [Freedom Party] come in second to the … Continue reading Austria: "Far-right" surges thanks to concerns about immigration