Hanif Is Japanese Now

JAPAN. Hanif Bali, Swedens coolest and most outspoken politician, took a selfie on the Tokyo subway declaring that from now on he's Japanese. That smile! ūüėÜ The joke refers to something √Ösa Romson, former vice Prime Minister and former spokesperson for the Green Party, said during a debate between party leaders in the parliament 2012. … Continue reading Hanif Is Japanese Now

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The Lawyer Was a Communist

SWEDEN. Opinion Live is a debate show of sorts and since it's on SVT it's leaning heavily to the left. It has, as a majority of the shows on SVT, a tendency to invite lefties without presenting them as such. This Thursday they did it again. The debate was about ISIS-brides and Hanif Bali (M) … Continue reading The Lawyer Was a Communist

Gad Saad & Hanif Bali

SWEDEN. Hanif Bali is one of my favourite politicians and he represent the Moderate Party in the Parliament. He is smart, funny and speaks his mind which has earned him a lot of respect. Except from the left who are outraged every day and call him an Uncle Tom. The good hate. Here he talks … Continue reading Gad Saad & Hanif Bali

Afghans Keep Causing Trouble

SWEDEN. The police are warning that a group of the Afghans that got to stay longer to study thanks to the so called High School Law are commiting crimes and might becoming radicalized. It's like Hanif Bali from the Moderate Party said: why should this group, the Afghans, get favoured? What is it about them … Continue reading Afghans Keep Causing Trouble

Swedish politicians Act like Children

SWEDEN. The parliament voted today if Ulf Kristersson from the Moderate Party should form a government and the majority of MPs voted against it. All Party leaders will meet tomorrow for discussions. So I guess that we are another step closer to a new election.  An important reason why many voted against Kristersson is that … Continue reading Swedish politicians Act like Children

Let’s Talk about Talking

SWEDEN. I haven't written anything about the political situation here after the election, because nothing really happens.  There are ongoing discussions back and forth between the party leaders, which haven't amounted to anything yet. Both Ulf Kristersson (M) and Stefan L√∂fven (S) have tried to form a government on their own, but failed. The most … Continue reading Let’s Talk about Talking

Officials Appeal for Disloyalty

SWEDEN. Earlier this week Stefan L√∂fven (S) was voted down as Prime Minister and that made a group of "non-political" officials at The Ministry of Foreign Affairs write an appeal urging the Swedish Government Office to hang on to the value system of the tenure. 261 people signed the appeal that implied that all other … Continue reading Officials Appeal for Disloyalty

No Punishment for Selling Votes

SWEDEN. You read all the time about the importance of protecting democracy so one would think that the attempt to sell 3000 votes would lead to a substantial punishment. But not in a country that many of us have come to call Absurdistan. Ali Khalil got tossed out of the Green Party, but the Public … Continue reading No Punishment for Selling Votes