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Dutch Farmers Storm To Victory In Regional Elections, Set To Become Largest Party In The Senate

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"Voters dealt a hammer blow to the Dutch establishment in Wednesday’s regional elections, propelling the Farmer-Citizen Movement (BBB) to become the largest party in the Senate in just its first election.

Exit polls projected the movement will win 15 seats in the Dutch upper chamber as voters sent a clear message to Mark Rutte’s government over its planned nitrogen emissions laws campaigners say will devastate the country’s agricultural sector.

“The Dutch have clearly shown that they are fed up with the policy,” BBB leader Caroline van der Plas told De Telegraaf late on Wednesday. “I’m going to party.”

“The turnaround has started. The voters have spoken and have denounced support of this government,” she added in a tweet."
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Don't let your government take your country from you.
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Do you believe there are monopolies in the US that need broken up? Do our elected officials represent the citizens or Big Business?
Not an opinion, but consider how different the US might be if the largest corporations were 1/8th their current size, each competing unsubsidized against 7 other similar sized companies, at least in the beginning.
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