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President of Portugal denies election victory to anti-EU faction.

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posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Democracy must take second place to the higher imperative of euro rules and membership.

“This is the worst moment for a radical change to the foundations of our democracy".

Anibal Cavaco Silva, Portugal’s constitutional president, has refused to appoint a Left-wing coalition government even though it secured an absolute majority in the Portuguese parliament and won a mandate to smash the austerity regime bequeathed by the EU-IMF Troika.

“In 40 years of democracy, no government in Portugal has ever depended on the support of anti-European forces, that is to say forces that campaigned to abrogate the Lisbon Treaty, the Fiscal Compact, the Growth and Stability Pact, as well as to dismantle monetary union and take Portugal out of the euro, in addition to wanting the dissolution of NATO,” said Mr Cavaco Silva.

Please people, do not disrupt the "foundations of a democracy" by believing the illusion that you actually live in one.

So a group of politicians who are against the "austerity" measures being imposed by the European Union, came to power via an "election". But the President decided to ignore the election results.


Because his banker masters at the European Union were not pleased.

Dont get me wrong, I'm all for "austerity" if it means that the government is acknowledging the fact that income taxes from one group (the working class) can no longer sustain lifelong pensions and social programs for everyone else.

I'm not for "austerity" when it means that these debt based programs have to be cut so money can be used to repay loans to the EU bankers.

"F" that.

Its crazy when you actually stop and think about the Rothschild debt based monetary system.

A bunch of bankers sitting in their high rises loaned "money" to a nation. They generated a bunch of electronic zeroes with a 1 in front of them and then pressed a button transferring these electronic numbers to [insert name here] country.

Then they tell X country to repay this loan but in order to repay these numbers which were created out of nothing (a bank charter and government mandates that these numbers have value), the people of that particular nation have to experience real pain and a lower standard of living...

The debt based monetary system and income taxes are a criminal enterprise, a modern day slave system, plain and simple.

But there was one country that got it right:

Iceland voters reject repaying $5 billion foreign debt.

And for us at home, there was Dr. Ron Paul:

Rep. Paul introduces bill to cancel $1.6T in debt held by Federal Reserve.

End the Income Tax, Abolish the IRS

edit on 24-10-2015 by gladtobehere because: typo

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 09:18 AM
a reply to: gladtobehere

They have a democratic mandate to sieze power now as there president is effectively acting outside of any definition of a democractic constitution and is acting as a tyrant on behalf of his Troika puppet master's, I would dearly love to see his swiss bank account right about now.

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 10:15 AM
"This is the worst moment for a radical change to the foundations of our democracy."

And yet the constitutional President has managed to disrupt the core foundations of democracy by restricting a democratically elected coalition from gaining power in parliament.

It's quite annoying too, considering the President made his intention loud and clear with this quote:

"It is my duty, within my constitutional powers, to do everything possible to prevent false signals being sent to financial institutions, investors and markets.”

The journalist, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, put it well when he says "Mr Cavaco Silva is effectively using his office to impose a reactionary ideological agenda, in the interests of creditors and the EMU establishment, and dressing it up with remarkable Chutzpah as a defence of democracy."

This constitutional president has made it loud and clear whose side he is on. It appears that the leftist coalitions will be challenging the measure through legal means, but this seems to be a very dangerous precedent with regards to the political stability of the country. Denying the will of the people is never a smart decision.

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 10:22 AM
an undemocratic act, no doubt, and against the people's will.
does this mean we have to bomb them now?

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 10:22 AM
a reply to: gladtobehere

Wrong... CDS/PSD (right/center) won the elections with 38,55% of the votes.
There were no Left-wing coalition before the end of the suffrage.
Left parties:
PS obtained 32% of the votes, BE 10% and CDU 8%.
Next time maybe! =)

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 10:28 AM
Great. Wonderful. Can we bomb now?

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 11:38 AM
a reply to: Rosinitiate

Not yet, the President is an adequate puppet.

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 11:43 AM
So when does the invasion start?

posted on Oct, 24 2015 @ 11:21 PM
go figure it was a silva. im a 3rd generation silvera from the azores

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