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2017-01-11 08:14:11 AM  
He almost wrecked the Bank of England and is a convicted felon in France. This guy is an international farkup extraordinaire.
 
2017-01-11 08:21:48 AM  
Sure, Hungary...the power of one old dude is so immense that he forces your government to set monetary policy to screw over the poor.

This sounds like a redirect by the Hungarian Govt looking for a scapegoat for their own mismanagement, and a "solution" to distract from its current social and fiduciary problems.
 
2017-01-11 12:02:27 PM  
(((Who?)))
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2017-01-11 12:08:41 PM  
The really scary thing about all of this is that the far right seems to have some up with a winning ideology and strategy for holding onto power.

I think that Hungary Turkey and Russia are pretty much what we will become.

With the ability to manipulate the opinion of people through propaganda it's pretty easy to demonize political opponents and get away with silencing the opposition as the Boobies in this thread shows.
 
2017-01-11 12:17:36 PM  
The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.
 
2017-01-11 02:28:44 PM  

DO NOT WANT Poster Girl: Sure, Hungary...the power of one old dude is so immense that he forces your government to set monetary policy to screw over the poor.

This sounds like a redirect by the Hungarian Govt looking for a scapegoat for their own mismanagement, and a "solution" to distract from its current social and fiduciary problems.


Wikipedia says his net worth is $24.9 billion.  According to the CIA World Fact Book, Hungary has a GDP of $258.4 billion.  He's worth about 10% of Hungary's entire economic output.

Again, according to the CIA, the budget for Hungary's government totals $61.2 billion.

He's worth about 40.6% of Hungary's annual budget.

I may be off base here, but I'm betting if you're that wealthy, you've got a lot of influence over the government.
 
2017-01-11 03:07:57 PM  
img.fark.net
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2017-01-11 04:00:40 PM  
dittybopper:

He's worth about 40.6% of Hungary's annual budget.

I may be off base here, but I'm betting if you're that wealthy, you've got a lot of influence over the government.


I am sure he would have plenty if he gave them some of it.
 
2017-01-11 04:24:05 PM  
You know, back in '92 I was scolded by a bartender in Budapest for speaking Russian.

How times have changed.
 
2017-01-11 04:53:44 PM  

that1guy77: He almost wrecked the Bank of England and is a convicted felon in France. This guy is an international farkup extraordinaire.


Are you farking kidding me? Trump is going after his enemies.

Hungary plans to crack down on non-governmental organizations linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump will occupy the White House, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party.
 
2017-01-11 04:54:57 PM  
Trump authoritarian doesn't like groups who promote democracy.  Shocking!
 
2017-01-11 04:55:25 PM  

dittybopper: DO NOT WANT Poster Girl: Sure, Hungary...the power of one old dude is so immense that he forces your government to set monetary policy to screw over the poor.

This sounds like a redirect by the Hungarian Govt looking for a scapegoat for their own mismanagement, and a "solution" to distract from its current social and fiduciary problems.

Wikipedia says his net worth is $24.9 billion.  According to the CIA World Fact Book, Hungary has a GDP of $258.4 billion.  He's worth about 10% of Hungary's entire economic output.

Again, according to the CIA, the budget for Hungary's government totals $61.2 billion.

He's worth about 40.6% of Hungary's annual budget.

I may be off base here, but I'm betting if you're that wealthy, you've got a lot of influence over the government.


Apparently not enough influence to prevent this.
 
2017-01-11 04:56:54 PM  
aaaaand cue the parade of anti-semitic farkers defending this type of shiat
 
2017-01-11 05:00:06 PM  
FTFA:

The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments,"

I'm so okay with that...
 
2017-01-11 05:01:23 PM  

youngJohn: aaaaand cue the parade of anti-semitic farkers defending this type of shiat


Do you have to be anti-semetic or just a Trump supporter fascist?
 
2017-01-11 05:06:28 PM  
i genuinely cant remember anymore... they need to update the bp's for us
 
2017-01-11 05:07:21 PM  
"George Soros" became code for "Jewish bankers" when the neo nazis decided that term was too loaded.
 
2017-01-11 05:07:36 PM  

fernt: FTFA:

The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments,"

I'm so okay with that...


Yes, we know you support governments cracking down on political views you disagree with.
 
2017-01-11 05:09:04 PM  

fernt: political correctness


You're okay with hollow catchphrases being used to allude to emergent policies? That could mean anything.
 
2017-01-11 05:10:05 PM  

shastacola: "George Soros" became code for "Jewish bankers" when the neo nazis decided that term was too loaded.


hardly accurate anyways considering how scaly and green his skin looks.
 
2017-01-11 05:12:46 PM  

DO NOT WANT Poster Girl: Sure, Hungary...the power of one old dude is so immense that he forces your government to set monetary policy to screw over the poor.

This sounds like a redirect by the Hungarian Govt looking for a scapegoat for their own mismanagement, and a "solution" to distract from its current social and fiduciary problems.


hmmm sounds like a couple of brothers I have heard about.
 
2017-01-11 05:14:18 PM  

that1guy77: He almost wrecked the Bank of England and is a convicted felon in France. This guy is an international farkup extraordinaire.


Just out of curiosity, what's your opinion of the guys who pulled off "The Big Short"?
 
2017-01-11 05:16:44 PM  
Just ask a Trumper. Soros is easy to find, he is everywhere.
 
2017-01-11 05:17:22 PM  

Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.


You shut your whore mouth.

img.fark.net
 
2017-01-11 05:17:41 PM  

Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.


img.fark.net
 
2017-01-11 05:25:42 PM  

Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.


Maybe it is that way in YOUR kitchen, Mister.
 
2017-01-11 05:32:58 PM  
The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments."

Who was it called anti-Semitism the socialism of fools?
 
2017-01-11 05:34:22 PM  
Soros

The dogwhistle of dogwhistles. Stupid right people.
 
2017-01-11 05:36:29 PM  

culebra: You're okay with hollow catchphrases being used to allude to emergent policies? That could mean anything.


"Hope and Change"?
 
2017-01-11 05:43:16 PM  

Herb Utsmelz: (((Who?)))


Soros[disappointed] Currency-Lord, man! The legendary currency trader? [Orban simply shrugs]Guys?
OrbanMOVE!
Soros
: Oh, forget this.
 
2017-01-11 05:51:51 PM  
The ruling Hungarian party VP's name is Szilard Nemeth which has the anagram: The Lizard's Men

Clearly the government is being controlled by the reptile people
 
2017-01-11 06:04:03 PM  

fernt: culebra: You're okay with hollow catchphrases being used to allude to emergent policies? That could mean anything.

"Hope and Change"?


You may have missed his point.

I don't know that Soros' NGOs really do in Hungary. It's unlikely you do, either. TFA didn't help educate us much. Yet all it took was for someone to accuse whatever the hell it does as "backing political correctness", and that's all it took for you to be absolutely certain about the issue.
 
2017-01-11 06:28:33 PM  

Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.


No. Paprika is a gift from the gods. Eating goulash is like eating a little piece of heaven.
 
2017-01-11 06:30:45 PM  
Come one people stop pretending! We all know where Soros is. He's here on Fark along with his hundreds of sock puppets.
 
2017-01-11 06:36:27 PM  
Seriously? Not one person has brought up the fact that this guy's name is Szilard Nemeth?

That's a great name!
 
2017-01-11 06:41:58 PM  
Trump: Not a fascist, but #1 with fascists...world.world.worldwide!
 
2017-01-11 07:01:51 PM  

RevCarter: Seriously? Not one person has brought up the fact that this guy's name is Szilard Nemeth?

That's a great name!


I've always suspected ET is among us.
 
2017-01-11 07:07:13 PM  

Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.


I have a thing of smoked paprika that's pretty decent.
 
2017-01-11 07:33:33 PM  

Satanic_Hamster: Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.

I have a thing of smoked paprika that's pretty decent.


I find paprika to be pretty mild in the spice (pepper) spectrum. It takes a lot of it to get the taste through. Unless you use a lot of it, it pretty much is used as a food coloring. Example:

images.media-allrecipes.com

You aren't going to be able to tell the difference flavor-wise between a deviled egg with or without it so it's meant as a decoration in that case. There are other uses that go heavier on the paprika where you can taste it (like a proper goulash) but those are not as common for most people compared to a deviled egg.
 
2017-01-11 07:54:03 PM  
Ah yes, George Soros. The right's Emmanuel Goldstein.

The original target of modern fake news.
 
2017-01-11 07:58:21 PM  

vpb: With the ability to manipulate the opinion of people through propaganda it's pretty easy to demonize political opponents and get away with silencing the opposition as the Boobies in this thread shows.


Our big mistake was thinking that an open internet would shine light on these issues, allow people's eyes and hearts to be opened. Turns out it can be used to spread propaganda more effectively, too.* It's no surprise why the right wants to hand control to ISPs. It's not just for profit... it's too limit our access. Basic plans will have more entertainment and less informative content, guaranteed, and the dumbing down will continue.

* Makes sense in retrospect... the first thing said after inventing the internet is "everyone will be able to communicate", the next thing that actually happened was spam spam spam. We're greedy as hell.
 
2017-01-11 08:00:58 PM  
Paprika is farking useless, count me on Rapmasters side on this one.  Chili powder is a better substitute in almost everything, yes even in pasta dishes, because it actually provides flavor as well as color.  If you cant handle a pinch of Chili powder then maybe you shouldnt be eating real food, stick to mayo and bread ya farkin yankees.
 
2017-01-11 08:09:50 PM  
Add another vote against paprika.

"Paprika, it's like pepper for baby tongues!"
 
2017-01-11 08:32:06 PM  

sparks2021: Add another vote against paprika.

"Paprika, it's like pepper for baby tongues!"


To me, paprika tastes like dust. I'd never use it but my wife absolutely loves it so I have to put some dust, I mean paprika, in everything I cook. As per satanic_hammy above, I have some "smokey" flavor paprika which I can tolerate, it is just like adding "smoke flavor" to everything.
 
2017-01-11 08:47:21 PM  
Soros was framed!
 
2017-01-11 08:49:51 PM  

Radioactive Ass: Satanic_Hamster: Rapmaster2000: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments," Szilard Nemeth, a vice president of the ruling Fidesz party, told reporters on Tuesday.

Paprika is a useless spice.  I even hesitate to call it a spice.  It's more like food coloring.  Sorry if that's not PC, but I'm just telling it like it is.

I have a thing of smoked paprika that's pretty decent.

I find paprika to be pretty mild in the spice (pepper) spectrum. It takes a lot of it to get the taste through. Unless you use a lot of it, it pretty much is used as a food coloring. Example:

[images.media-allrecipes.com image 250x250]

You aren't going to be able to tell the difference flavor-wise between a deviled egg with or without it so it's meant as a decoration in that case. There are other uses that go heavier on the paprika where you can taste it (like a proper goulash) but those are not as common for most people compared to a deviled egg.


Moar!
img.fark.net
 
2017-01-11 09:21:00 PM  
There's a huge difference between what most folks in the U.S. consider paprika (in the years-old little plastic spice containers) versus a good, fresh paprika that comes in a metal can with no English words on it... night and day.  Give it a try (lots of places to get it online), it'll really change your view of it.
 
2017-01-11 09:26:13 PM  

MikeyFuccon: The European Union member will use "all the tools at its disposal" to "sweep out" NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which "serve global capitalists and back political correctness over national governments."

Who was it called anti-Semitism the socialism of fools?


It's amazing how the alt right will defend rich people up and down. They're job creators! But for some reason Jewish people are unable to create jobs. Rich Jews are bad. The Koch brothers are a-ok.
 
2017-01-11 09:27:16 PM  
Soros has meddled with more democracies than the Russians by a factor of 10.
 
2017-01-11 09:43:49 PM  

kyrg: Soros has meddled with more democracies than the Russians by a factor of 10.


Which almost puts him up there with the United States.
 
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