William Watkins | Sunday October 1, 2017 at 6:24 PM PDT | Comments Off on Lincoln Smiles on Madrid’s Effort to Prevent Independence Vote
In Spain, the central government resorted to violence to stop the people of Catalonia from participating in a vote on independence. The violence from agents of the national government is distressing. According to The Telegraph: Video footage showed officers from Spain’s national police—4,000 of whom had been brought in by the government to help...
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Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Catalonia, democracy, independence, Mariano Rajoy, secession, self-government
Alvaro Vargas Llosa | Wednesday June 29, 2016 at 4:24 PM PDT | Comments Off on Spain Defeats the Extreme-Left Populists
Spain, the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy, has been without a real government since October, when the campaign for a general election kicked off. After an inconclusive result, the country was left in political limbo. That status will change soon due to last week’s elections, which produced a clearer outcome. Without an effective government, Spain...
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Tags: collectivism, Elections, Europe, Mariano Rajoy, Politics, Popular Party, populism, Spain