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Michael van der Galien
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Lives in Izmir Turkey and Mantgum, the Netherlands
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So Conservative media is pointing out that Christians are on par with Muslims?  Interesting tact.  Not something you usually get from the religious Right.  But hey.  Fair point.
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Reignite the Miracle of America with Senator Ted Cruz
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Dr. Ben Carson Responds To Being Dropped By Syndicator: "I'm not a candidate" - yet

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On March 27, 2015, I was advised that I was being dropped as a columnist with Creators Syndicate for allegedly describing myself as a candidate for President of the United States.
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Ted Cruz: The Bush Years

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What his time at the FTC suggests about how he’d run the White House.
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Must-Watch Bill Whittle Video: Fantastic Idea! Why Not Let 16 Year-Olds Vote? | PJ Tatler
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After all they are the future guardians . It odd  how they can give their lives for war but not old enough to vote . Or has that changed ? You can die for your country but you can not have a drink to wash it down after . I have seen many a teen with more insight than a mature older adult .
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Joseph and the coat of many colors was by far the greatest. It taught me the end result of blind jealousy.
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The Real Reason Harry Reid is Retiring
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) explained his shocking decision to not seek re-election and retire when his term ends in 2016 by telling the New York Times "he was worried his race would consume campaign money that would be needed in other competitive states as Democrats try to regain control of the Senate."
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Hopefully he gets a truckload of other letter jackets, except for E.
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An honest president for an honest people.

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Izmir Turkey and Mantgum, the Netherlands
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Izmir, Turkey - Izmir, Turkey - Mantgum, Netherlands - Groningen, Netherlands
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Introduction
Blogger, columnist, new media entrepreneur. Oh, also: a soccer, cycling, baseball and kickboxing fan. Trying to make a difference.

For a longer introduction go here.

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11 facts about me:

1) My strength is I'm obsessive. This means I can work hard - very hard. The downside? I'm obsessive.

2) I believe in working hard and playing hard, but never seem to get around to part II.

3) Born and raised in the Netherlands, I'm happily living in Izmir, or as I prefer to call it: heaven on earth.

4) I absolutely love the political game. And yes, it is a game. Years ago, I actually got worked up about it, but nowadays, I see every move, every decision, every plan as a strategic move. Looking at politics that way has only increased my love for it (and for my job).

5) Dogs are awesome. I miss mine tremendously.

6) I'm a family man, but don't need my family around me all the time. It's a contradiction in terms, but there you have it: an independent family guy.

7) I carry a book around me everywhere I go.

8) Another one of my companions is my notebook: I write down ideas when I have them, afraid to forget them when I have 'time' for them.

9) I hate it when people say they "can't" do something. What do you mean, you "can't?" You're limiting yourself! Get off your butt and start taking massive action.

10) I'm in love with my iPad. 

11) Engaged to the love of my life I always feel I don't spend enough time with her. This creates a perpetual feeling of guilt.
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Bragging rights
Dubbed "that smart, young Dutch blogger" by the New York Times. Also: I never give up.
Work
Occupation
Classically liberal blogger, columnist, (new media) entrepreneur. Editor-in-Chief at Dagelijkse Standaard, Contributor PJ Media, Alles In Perspectief, and more.
Employment
  • Dagelijkse Standaard
    Editor-in-Chief (hoofdredacteur), 2014 - present
  • Editor-in-Chief Dagelijkse Standaard (Daily Standard). Contributor to PJ Media, Alles In Perspectief and more.
    2009 - present
  • PJ Media / PJ Tatler
    Contributor, 2012 - present
  • Right Across The Atlantic
    Editor-in-Chief, Founder, 2010 - present
  • Liberty Media (NL)
    Owner, 2011 - present
  • Dagelijkse Standaard
    Managing Editor (Adjunct Hoofdredacteur), 2011 - 2014
  • Infronteers
    CEO / Founder, 2011 - 2012
  • Big Hollywood
    Contributor, 2009 - 2012
  • Media Tapper
    Founder, 2011 - 2012
  • Media Tapper
    CEO and Editor-in-Chief, 2011 - 2012
  • Dagelijkse Standaard
    Editor, 2009 - 2011
  • David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog
    Assistant Managing Editor, 2009 - 2011
  • The Moderate Voice
    Assistant Editor, 2006 - 2007
  • Pajamas Media
    Dutch Correspondent, 2007 - 2008
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Birthday
June 18
Other names
MvdG, Mike van der Galien
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Belastingdienst. Het was me het debatje wel in de Tweede Kamer vanavond. Staatssecretaris Frans Weekers diende zich te verantwoorden over de

EUROPE - Turkey and EU sign long-awaited visa deal
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Turkey and the European Union have signed an agreement that will allow Turkish citizens to enjoy visa-free travel to European countries.

Wilders is een democraat |
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Als we naar Wilders' woorden en daden kijken zien we weliswaar een man die hard is qua immigratie- en integratiebeleid, maar niet iemand die

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En Ik had nog zo gezworen dat mijn eerste column voor De Dagelijkse Standaard niet over Zwarte Piet zou gaan… Maar goed, helemaal kom ik er

De nieuwe Mazda3: hetzelfde, volledig vernieuwd |
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Mazda is een nieuwe weg ingeslagen. De CX5 is het produkt van het volledig opnieuw doordenken van het hele design. Het resulteerde in de rev

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Blaming Israel for Egypt's anti-Brotherhood turn.

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"Is Barack Obama de vlag op een modderschuit vol discriminatie en segregatie?", vraagt de Volkskrant zich af. <--break->. Nederlandse media

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Hoppa, kabinet sloopt Defensie nog verder |
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De filosofie van het gebroken geweertje is erg in trek bij het kabinet. Terwijl PvdA-leider Diederik Samsom alweer zit te dromen over nieuwe