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Turkey's links to Islamic State

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Research carried out by a team of international experts has revealed nine pieces of evidence that Turkey has collaborated with Islamic State since 2014. This latest revelation, when added to the Armenian Genocide, the attempted genocide against the Kurds and the Alevi, when added to the repression, torture and atrocities carried out by Turkey even against its own people, underlines the notion that the State of Turkey is a pariah. Authenticity of material confirmed

Recent research carried out by a team of experts from Columbia University, USA, including researchers from the United States of America, Turkey and the European Union, led by David L. Phillips, Director of the Program of Peace-Building and Rights, Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights, has raised allegations that Turkey has been collaborating with Islamic State. These are not empty allegations and before anyone raises accusations that the statements were unfounded chatter picked up from the Internet and clippings, I have not just copied and pasted this material from an Armenian website or the Huffington Post, I took the trouble to contact the authors to verify the authenticity of the material. The response was "confirmed".

While Turkish President Erdogan denies these allegations and speaks about a smear campaign in the media, let us see the allegations for ourselves, set out in the research paper "ISIS-Turkey links".

The first allegation is that Turkey has supplied military equipment to Islamic State, the object of the allegation being documents from the Adana Office of the Prosecutor which show that Turkey has been arming terrorist groups. The allegations include evidence from truck drivers delivering such equipment In January 2014. It is further alleged that Germany and the USA are aware of the fact that Turkey has aided terrorists militarily and financially.

The second allegation is that logistical assistance was provided by Turkey to Islamic State fighters, and that Turkey is a known transit point for terrorists entering Iraq and Syria; it has also been claimed that Turkey has provided satellite images to ISIS.

The third allegation is that Turkey has trained Islamic State fighters or has allowed Turkish territory to be used for gathering and training purposes. Furthermore, convoys of Islamic State terrorists have crossed freely to and from Turkey in full view of Turkish soldiers.

The fourth allegation is that medical aid has been extended by Turkey to Islamic State fighters. Turkey is funding Islamic State, NATO turns blind eye

The fifth allegation is that Turkey has been buying oil from Islamic State, providing the terrorist group with funds, while there are claims that illegal pipelines run from Syria through the territory into Turkey. This is not one tanker or two taking advantage of a dodgy security situation. It is chains of vehicles stretching out into the horizon, lining up to buy oil from Islamic State and provide this terrorist group with funds. Day and night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, a constant pipeline-lifeline of money going from Turkey into Islamic State's coffers, funding the terrorist activities of this extremist group. And Turkey is in NATO and NATO does nothing. On top of this, there are reports of cultural treasures looted from Syria and Iraq crossing into Turkey.

The sixth allegation is that Islamic State fighters are being recruited in Turkey and operations are launched from Turkey to recruit Turkish-speaking Islamic State terrorists from Turkey and Germany. Recently, mortars were fired against the Syrian Arab Army (the Syrian authority) from inside Turkey. Turkey is being used as a base by terrorists and NATO does nothing. But then again, people in NATO countries were weeping and saying the Lord's Prayer for the victims in Paris - how many of them were mourning the victims (almost double in number) of the terrorist strike against the Russian passenger jet or the military personnel murdered by terrorists after Turkey shot down a Russian bomber over Syria?

The seventh allegation is that Turkish terrorists have joined Islamic State and are fighting alongside them on the front line. There are claims that Turkey has also supported the al-Qaeda linked al-Nusra Front and has sent special forces to fight with Islamic State.

The eighth allegation is that Turkey actively intervened in the Battle of Kobani, supplying Islamic State with trains full of ammunition and supplies

The ninth allegation is that Erdogan and the Turkish elite share a similar worldview with Islamic State, being Islamists. Perhaps that is why Kurdish fighters were allegedly prevented by the Turks from entering Syria to fight against Islamic State.

These are the allegations in the research which has scoured multiple sources of information online and in the printed press. Yet as we go back in history, we find far more than allegations - we find factual evidence of atrocities. Such as in the 1980s when the Leftist politicians were rounded up, tortured and killed. In 1993, in Sivas, 37 people were burned to death in a hotel because they planned to hold a demonstration. Why? They happened to be Alevi.

Then there was a 14-year-old boy who was murdered as he walked to buy bread in Gezi. Erdogan apparently called him a "terrorist"; then another who was beaten to death by the police when walking in the street; then a girl who was shot by police because she asked them politely to take off their shoes when entering the house "Would you mind please taking off your shoes as you enter?" (which is the custom); then in 2015 in Suruç, 34 college students were killed.

After the atrocities carried out against the Armenians, against the Alevi, against the Greeks, against the Assyrians, it is hardly surprising that not one of Turkey's neighbors has an easy relationship with Ankara.

This is not the fault of the Turkish people, many of whom wish to see a balanced society in which people can express themselves. This is not the Turkey of Erdogan. The Turkey of Erdogan aids, abets and finances terrorists, walks hand-in-hand with Islamist terrorism, oppresses its people, murders Kurds, murders Alevi and commits war crimes.

The Turkey of Erdogan is the Gate to Hell and the Devil himself sits on his throne in Ankara.

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Saturday 28 November, 2015

Dozens in Greece and Bulgaria denounce Turkey & NATO in solidarity marches with Russia

‘Turkey’s two neighbors and historical adversaries Greece and Bulgaria have witnessed sporadic protests denouncing Ankara’s remorseless in the shooting down of the Russian Su-24 plane, as well as NATO warmongering in general,' Russia Today reported earlier.

Several dozen activists protested in Athens’ Syntagma square and marched to the Turkish embassy, where they staged a symbolic burning of American and Turkish flags. Additional police were deployed to guard the embassy as protesters voiced anger over the Sukhoi Su-24 jet downing by Ankara’s F-16 for allegedly entering Turkish airspace.

“This action of Turkey was totally unacceptable, a clear act of war, no unjustified action, an action which causes wider dangers in the area,” said Panagiotis Lafazanis, leader of fringe left-wing party Popular Unity.’

Several dozen activists protested in Athens’ Syntagma square and marched to the Turkish embassy, where they staged a symbolic burning of American and Turkish flags. Additional police were deployed to guard the embassy as protesters voiced anger over the Sukhoi Su-24 jet downing by Ankara’s F-16 for allegedly entering Turkish airspace.

“This action of Turkey was totally unacceptable, a clear act of war, no unjustified action, an action which causes wider dangers in the area,” said Panagiotis Lafazanis, leader of fringe left-wing party Popular Unity.

“We want peace in the region, both in Greece and in Turkey, also in Kurdistan, in Syria and in Ukraine. [We want] peace and also the right to the peoples to determine their fate, without interventions from outside,” said Andreas Zafiris, representing the ‘Save Syria from NATO’ and ‘Save Donbass’ organizations.

The Orthodox Chistian nations of the Hellenic peninsula, the Balkans and eastern Europe have long held a grudge against Turkey. Although the Ottoman Empire collapsed a hundred years ago, the Chistians of the region cling to stories of the brutal oppression of their faith by Turkey's Islamic rulers.

Friday 27 November, 2015

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France Starts Shutting Down Alternative Media

by Cicero's Son

France after the terrorist atrocity

Every time there's a huge terrorist threat, the public gives up their freedoms for protection from the Government. And every time, our leaders use these new laws to destroy civil liberties.

consider what has been happening to French bloggers and new media commentators (and the rather anarchic French way of life) following the recent Paris attacks? Mainstream media, in france and all around Europe and in the USA and Canada are, 10 days after the event, focused on pumping out government propaganda to ensure the public mood has been whipped into such a frenzy of fear, there is almost total support for escalation of the war with Islamic State in the middle east. Footage of polive cars and ambulances, blues and twos working overtime, run on a loop on the 24 hour rolling news channels. Images of tearful people, said to be shocked relatives (and some of them probably are) lay wreaths on already rotting mountains of flowers. Short clips of cellphone quality video featuring some ugly, wild eyed Islamic rage boy yelling that The Sons Of The Prophet are coming, our daughters will have to marry jihadists so thay our grandshildren will worship Allah ought to be comical, but as they hysteria is whipped up to new heights the threats are taken seriously by many.

Inevitably the people will be clamouring for revenge.

While the circus (and the 'false flag conspiracy' sideshows are diverting public attention, the Government (France now, USA after 9/11, Westminster after the London bombings of 2005 and who knows where next, will make themselves appear strong and decisive by rushing through tough new laws against terrorism which invariably include giving greater ability to invde our privacy and spy on ordinary citizens without having to show 'reasonable grounds for suspicion'. If history has one lesson to teach us, it is that modern anti - terrorism laws are actually anti-liberty laws.. Today, with perfect timing, a French site for political dissidents of We Are Change was censored. This is an unprecedented move in a country where dissidence has been a way of life for almost two hundred and fifty years, and a significant attack on the alternative media in Europe, and one which French bloggers fear is the beginning of the end for their freedom to publish. 'off - message' views, opinions and commentary.

Le Blog De La Resistance‘ is one of the most popular French-language alternative news websites with over 10 million hits per year and thousands of followers. The blogger, 'Z', has been in a hyperbolic frenzy since President Hollande's government declared a state of emergency after the Paris attacks. When the order was extended for three months, and a campaign of a pro-war propaganda in mainstream media set out to terrify the population like never before Z was incandescent. What good would bombing ISIS in Syria do, was it not bombing ISIS in the middle east that had brought their jihad to the streets of Paris he asked?

While chaos reigned in French cities, the Government locked themselves away to discuss new legislation which would affect the alternative media in a very negative way. By Friday (27 November) Z’s greatest fear was realized, and he wrote:

“And so it begins. How long will this blog remain open? The worst is that the French do not care, they are totally obsessed with more security at the expense of their freedoms. The world mocks the terrible secrets revealed by Snowden. Amazing – in France, the ‘land of liberty’. Today once again I repeat, I am very afraid for freedom of expression and the alternative media. I don’t know how much longer I can write and report freely. I fear for myself. Risk taking was already intense, made worse with the slew of laws passed since the beginning of the year (anti-terrorism law, intelligence …) now, it’s huge. It’s very hard for us to write under the state of emergency. Stress and tension are everywhere.” The tone is clear and carries a terrible warning. The propaganda justifying restrictions of free speech (which would prevent criticism of the government's economic incompetence, the hugely unpopular 'open doors' immigration policy and the push to integrate E U member states into a sinle pan - European superstate reads and sounds as if it was written in Nazi Germany in 1939, rather than France in 2015/

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Thursday 26 November, 2015

ISIS: Know Your Enemy - Who Of Those We Think Are On Our Side Is Helping ISIS Here at last is the story behind the shooting down of a Russian military jet by Turkey's air force. It will also answer questions about how ISIS can afford all those Toyota pick up trucks, but it is not pleasant reading for people in the west who just want to hear that the good guys are winning

Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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Tuesday 24 November, 2015

War On Cash: Pin Numbers will be obsolete within five years, we will pay with mobile or fingerprints instead.

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Monday 23 November, 2015

Iran Releases Video Alleging the US, Israel and Allies were Behind Isis and the Paris Attacks

A video released by the office of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei entitled, “Who Was Behind the Paris Attacks” alleges that it was the US, Israel and their allies who helped create ISIS in order to further their own interests

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Opposition Party to Sue Austrian Government Over Complicity In People Trafficking

We have reported previously that in their eagerness to complete the genocide of Europe's white working classes, the political and business elites are prepared to make a mockery of their own laws. One way in which this has been done is by turning a blind eye to people trafficking so that the entry of illegal immigrants to Europe would not be slowed by national law. We can't claim credit for the action reported here, we have very few Austrian readers, but it's good to see others are starting to think.
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A chilling poll published in the US has revealed that 40% of those born in the 21st century – the so-called ‘Millennials’ – believe government should be able to limit speech regarded as offensive to minorities. The older the generation, the more opposed to outlawing aspects of free speech. The 35-50 ‘Gen X’ group approval of such a move was 27%; for the Baby Boomers (51-69), approval dropped to 24%, whilst the oldest age group asked (70-80) registered just 12% approval.

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Sunday 22 November, 2015

Russia Launches Cruise Missiles Against ISIS Targets

The Russian campaign against Islamic extremist guerilla groups operating in Syria to overthrow the regime of President Assad has been pursued with ruthless efficiency from the start.

From the moment a Russian general strolled into the US embassy in Baghdad on September 30 and the most senior person on duty that "airstrikes in Syria start in 1 hour, stay out of the way", Moscow has bombed Islamic State targets every day and night, its fleet of Su-34s, Su-25s and Su-24Ms wreaking havoc on anything that even looks like a rebel.

U S President Barack Hussein Obama, world class whiner, girlie - man and 'Chicago Bath House Blow Ho' tried to belittle Vladimir Putin's initiative by complainging that the Russians were bombing 'moderate rebels fighting against Assad', thus admitting that Uncle Sam's priority throughout its limp wristed campaign had been to see Syria's leader deposed (to the great benefit of Obama's Sunni Muslim allies in Saudi Arabia and Qatar) and the ineffectual campaign against ISIS was just for show. Republican US Senate member further blew the gall by demanding in congress that US Air Force pilots 'shoot down Russian planes that are attacking people we have trained and equipped."

Ruthless as the Russian air campaign has been, it has not been without cost. The downing of a Russian airliner filled with holiday makers over the Sinai Peninsula by Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate showed what kind of enemy the west and Russia along with China and its other allies are up against. Safe behind its closed border, the Kremlin has now sent in the strategic bombers. Euripe and the USA cannot contemplate such actions due to the idiotic, 'open borders' immigration policies of our politically correct leaders. As well as the guerilla army on the ground in Syria and Iraq, Islamic States terrorists have infiltrated our countries and are now at large in the streets of our cities.

In addition to the deployment of its strategic bomber fleet in Syria, which Moscow says will allow Russia to double the number of strikes it can launch, The Kremlin has also begun launching sea-based cruise missle attacks from the Caspian fleet, which is fine against IS bases in the Syrian and Iraqi desert but, like Britain's costly, Trident nuclear submarine fleet, is eff all use against a suicide bomber in a crowded city street.

Russian Tu95 (Bear) long range bomber

Russia Today reports, "the Russian military has launched cruise missiles against Islamic State positions in Syria from both the Mediterranean and Caspian seas, one of which killed over 600 terrorists in the Deir Ex-Zor Province, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has said. On November 20, the warships of the Caspian Fleet launched 18 cruise missiles at seven targets in the provinces of Raqqa, Idlib and Aleppo. All targets were hit successfully,” he reported to President Vladimir Putin.

Overall, there are 10 Russian warships taking part in the operation, six of which are in the Mediterranean.

Russian wships launch missile volley

Over the past four days, Russian air forces have conducted 522 sorties, deploying more than 100 cruise missiles and 1,400 tons of bombs of various types, the minister stated. He added that a strike on a target in Deir ez-Zor utilizing multiple cruise missiles had killed armore than 600 militants.

Note that Paris attack mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud was Emir of War in Deir ez-Zor.

Video of Russian warships guarding the Mediterranean approaches to Syria (link)

It looks as if Obama's efforts and whatever aid is offered by Brirain eventually will be too little to late. The west should concentrate on securing its borders while rounding up illegal immigrantts and deporting them and leave the real campaign agains ISIS to a nation that (for its own ends to be sure) wants to defeat Islamic extremism rather than pursuing the dishonest agenda of supporting 'moderate anti - Assad rebels'.

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Saturday 21 November, 2015

European Governments Hold "Secret" Meeting To Dismantle Borderless Travel

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Friday 20 November, 2015

German Hospital Forced to Hire Security Guards After ‘Refugees’ Physically Attack Nurses

by Paul Joseph Watson, Prison Planet

Drunk migrants biting, spitting leaves staff “totally distressed”

A hospital in Sigmaringen, Germany has been forced to hire security guards after numerous incidents in which migrants physically attacked nurses while they were receiving free healthcare.

Schwäbische.de reports that the SRH Hospital in Sigmaringen took the precaution after 40 attacks on nurses in September alone, with nursing manager Silvia Stärk revealing that staff were “totally distressed” by the onslaught of verbal and physical abuse.

According to manager Willi Rompp, despite the introduction of the security guards, attacks on the nurses have not decreased. The hospital is bearing the full brunt of the cost to hire the security guards.

As the Gatestone Institute recently highlighted, attacks by migrants are not the only strain currently being put on the German healthcare system as a result of the refugee influx. “Hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms across Germany are being filled to capacity with migrants suffering maladies of all kinds, and medical personnel, including thousands of volunteers, are increasingly complaining of burnout,” according to the report.

Diseases that have not been seen in Germany for decades are also being brought into the country by asylum seekers. “Some of the ailments I have not seen for 20 or 25 years, and many of my younger colleagues have actually never seen them,” said Dr. Michael Melter, the chief physician at the University Hospital Regensburg.

The cost of holding migrants in quarantine when they arrive with contagious diseases such as tuberculosis is also astronomical, with German taxpayers footing a €12,000 euro bill per migrant, per month.A hospital in Sigmaringen, Germany has been forced to hire security guards after numerous incidents in which migrants physically attacked nurses while they were receiving free healthcare.

Schwäbische.de reports that the SRH Hospital in Sigmaringen took the precaution after 40 attacks on nurses in September alone, with nursing manager Silvia Stärk revealing that staff were “totally distressed” by the onslaught of verbal and physical abuse.

Stärk said that refugees were biting and spitting at nurses, with drunk migrants behaving particularly aggressively towards female nurses during night time hours.

“Whenever a nurse working in the emergency room alone, she is accompanied by a security guard,” according to the report, which states that nurses are accompanied by the guards between the hours of midnight and 6am from Sundays to Thursdays and from 10pm-6am on Fridays and Saturdays.

“Hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms across Germany are being filled to capacity with migrants suffering maladies of all kinds, and medical personnel, including thousands of volunteers, are increasingly complaining of burnout,” according to the report.

Thursday 19 Novemner, 2015

Hungarian Government Minister Slams Down German Call To Show 'Humanity' To Illegals

A senior member of the Hungarian government accused a German Foreign Affairs minister of having lost his grip on reality after the German insisted that in order to stop further atrocities like the one in Paris, more open borders and less restrictions on movement were needed.

German Federal Foreign Office minister of state Michael Roth yesterday insisted the Paris attacks showed Europe should move to politically integrate more fully, as he urged Europe not to become “divided” by the Paris attacks.

Calling on the European Union to "uphold the rule of law" in relation to nations accepting illegal migrants and refugees whether they wanted them or not, (although all the evidence points to the EU having been engaged in destroying the rule of law by allowing immigrants to live as if Sharia law is paramout for Muslims in Europe), Roth said terrorism should not be confused with immigration, "not even in Hungary’s case". The minister of state said the terror killings had been an attack on European values, and it was now down to the European Union to enforce those values.

Hungary has so far displayed the strongest opposition to mass immigration from Africa and the Middle East of all EU member states. European “solidarity” should continue, Roth said, and the power bloc (we assume he means the Euronazi politbureau in Brussels) should lead decision makers on how to act with "humanity" towards illegal immigrants.

Angered by the comments, Hungarian foreign minister Péter Szijjártó struck back, saying that while the Germans were worrying over whether European rules about treating immigrants well were being followed, the Hungarians were more interested in making sure Europe’s rules about protecting borders were being enforced. Germany and other nations led by politically correct socialist elites have forgotten The Schengen Zone provides for free movement within the EU, not the opening of Europe's borders to those entering illegally, without passports or travel documents. When events in Paris show that as critics of mass immigration have pointed out, the illegal arrivals include terrorists and fugitives from justics in their own counties.

Germany and Sweden, the two European nations that have shown the most 'humanity' towards illegal immigrants are now in the grip of rape epidemics as the ignorant third world barbarians they have welcomed follow the Sharia recommendation that unveiled women with hair uncovered and in western dress are 'unclean' and 'deserve to be raped'.

Addressing the German minister with contempt, Szijjártó said “Michael Roth’s words have very little to do with reality,” ( magyarhirlap.hu.)

Mr. Szijjártó said it was not Hungary’s, or Europe’s job to give migrants a new life on the continent, but rather to help them “get their old life back”.

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Wednesday 18 November, 2015

U.S. Government Moves To Exploit Paris Terror Attacks To Ban Privacy

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-11-18/us-government-moves-exploit-paris-terror-attacks-ban-privacy

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The Daily Stirrer tends not to back the 'false flag' theories that inevitably pop up in the wake of any atrocity. It is not that we believe the covert security agencies of western governments would be to honourable to be involved in such malfeasance (on the contrary, we know the shits are capable of absolutely anything) but the lack of firm evidence. To demonstrate how evidence can be interpreted, one thing reported consistently, after 9/11, the London bombings, in the aftermath of flight MH17 being brough down and the Russian flight out of Sharm El Sheik being bombed over Sinai, after the Charlie Hebdo shootings and the recent terrorist atrocities in Paris, intact, undamaged passports have been found among wreckage, 'proving' the perpetrators of the attack were from whatever netion the US Central Intelligence Agency is pissed off with.

While it is incredible that a cardboard and paper passport could survive an inferno and into the realms of magical thinking to suggest it could happen so many times, the fact that the undamaged passports are in the wreckage does not prove the attack was a false flag event staged by the CIA (doen't prove it's not either), the passports could be planted after the event as part of a scheme to advance the agenda of justifying another war or something.

Last week, the British Prime Minister told Parliament that he wants to “ensure that terrorists do not have a safe space in which to communicate.”

Strong encryption refers to the act of scrambling data in such a way that it cannot be understood by anyone without the correct key or password — even law enforcement with a warrant, or the software manufacturer itself. It’s used in some of the most popular tech products in the world, including the iPhone, WhatsApp messenger, and Facebook.

A highly respected cryptographer and security expert is warning that David Cameron’s proposed ban on strong encryption threatens to “destroy the internet.”

– From the post: Top Computer Security Expert Warns – David Cameron’s Plan to Ban Encryption Would “Destroy the Internet”

The suuporters of The Panopticon have suffered a few setbacks at the hands of privacy campaigners recently but you didn’t think the surveillance state would give up easily did you? Once they see an opportunity to extend their powers, they will pursue that goal implacably.

Unsurprisingly, fresh off the heels of the Paris terror attacks, the usual authoritarian suspects in the U.S. government are running around exploiting the tragedy in a bid to further erode privacy and civil liberties.

Bloomberg reports:

The bloodshed in Paris led U.S. officials Monday to renew calls for limits on technology that prevents governments from spying on phone conversations, text messages and e-mails.

Senator Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat, said she asked Silicon Valley companies to help law enforcement and intelligence agencies access communications that have been encrypted — or scrambled to evade surveillance — if terrorists are using the tools to plan attacks.

“I have asked for help. And I haven’t gotten any help,” Feinstein said Monday in an interview with MSNBC. “If you create a product that allows evil monsters to communicate in this way, to behead children, to strike innocents, whether it’s at a game in a stadium, in a small restaurant in Paris, take down an airliner, that’s a big problem.”

This woman is advocating suppression of free speech and invasions of citizens privacy on a scale even Hitler or Stalin would not have dared contemplate. She has no shame whatsoever.

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton on Monday called on technology companies to help investigators, although he didn’t specify exactly how. Technology has been “purposefully designed by our manufactures so that even they claim they cannot get into their own devices after they’ve built them,” Bratton said on MSNBC.

Bratton said he hopes the Paris attacks will serve as “a wake-up call” for European governments who have been critical of US internet technology focused spy programs.

Wake up and give up your freedoms before the terrorists have a chance to take them. but as Marcus Tullius Cicero (probably an acquaintance of Tony Soprano) said in 70BC, "Cui Bono?", who benefits? Ask that, consider the likely answers and you have to come to the conclusion that a government that wants to suppress free speech, freedom of information and to abolish dissent would be the only type of organisation likely to benefit. So people cn't be blamed for shouting 'false flag' can they.

Investigators in France are still building a picture of how organised teams of gunmen and suicide bombers managed to create carnage in one of Europe’s well policed policed cities. So far, five of the seven assailants who died have been identified — four of them French citizens, and one believed to be a Syrian who entered Europe as an asylum-seeker.

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has said that terrorists are using encryption to communicate — on everything from apps to gaming systems. Last week, Belgium’s deputy prime minister said that "the most difficult communication between these terrorists is via PlayStation 4."

Players using Sony’s popular gaming system can communicate via direct messages or by voice. A Buzzfeed story said that players, who can be located anywhere in the world, have found even more elaborate ways to communicate, including using “weapons during a game to send a spray of bullets onto a wall, spelling out whole sentences to each other.”

So people are spraying messages to each other in make believe bullet holes on make believe walls in video games, and we’re supposed to believe the threat can be countered by getting access to everyone’s What’s App messages. The lunatics are truly running the asylum.

"They (Digital Technology companies) need to work with us right now, in many respects, they’re working against us." Bratton said. So the guy clearly has no idea what he’s talking about, but he’s talking about it anyway.

Senator John McCain, Arizona Republican former Presidential candidate, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Mr. MaGoo lookalike said on MSNBC Monday that “it’s time we had another key that would be kept safe and only revealed by means of a court order.”

Privacy advocates pushed back against the arguments, saying restrictions wouldn’t make Americans safer.

"Any attempt to mandate back doors or prohibit the technology altogether would basically amount to trying to outlaw math, and any attempt to do so will fail to make us safer against terrorism, while making us all much less safe online and also threatening our digital economy," said Kevin Bankston, director of the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, in an e-mail.

"In the end, we can hurt ourselves much more than the terrorists can hurt us," Bankston said. "Indeed, that’s their entire strategy — to make us injure ourselves, our political values, our economies, our security — in our attempt to injure them."

By continuing to support our contrl freak leaders, their greedy, sociopathic billionare buddies and the science whores who advise them, we can only continue to hurt ourselves more and more.

Tuesday 17 November, 2015

"There's No Such Thing As ISIS": Whistleblowing Journalist Destroys West's Terror Narrative, Warns Of Crackdown On "Dissidents"

by Phil T Looker, 18 November, 2015

Wahabi muslim extremism

A day after the massacre of innocent citizens by Islamic extremists that turned the streets of Paris into charnel house and left 132 civilians dead, the beleagured Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had a message for the West.

While condemning the attacks and branding the perpetrators “savages”, Assad reminded the world and the western powrrs demaning his overthrow in particular, that Syria has faced this brand of terrorism for five years. In what amounted to an "I told you so" moment, Assad, a civilised man, educated in Britain but trained by experience in dealing with bloodthirsty fanatical nutcases, also said the following: "We said, don't take what is happening in Syria lightly. Unfortunately, European officials did not listen."

Assad also took the opportunity to rub salt in the wounds by commenting that the US and EU sponsorship of Wahabi Muslim regimes in Saudi Arabia and Qatar that support (both explicitly and implicitly) Sunni extremism in Syria and elsewhere is the root cause of the problem. His language was less provocative than that which he used in September (presumably because he was trying not to inflame tensions less than 24 hours after the Paris massacre). Here’s what he said: "The question that is being asked throughout France today is, was France's policy over the past five years the right one? The answer is no."

Presumably, Assad was referencing the West’s support for the various rebel groups, including ISIS and Al Nusta (collectively Daesh) seeking to oust his government. Those groups, have received money, guns, and training from US and EU 'military advisers' at various times, as well as being given support from the CIA, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. The situation on the ground is of course so fluid that it’s nearly impossible to keep track of where the guns, money, and fighters end up, meaning that even those observers who yeel 'conspiracy theorist' at anyone drawing obviois conclusions would be hard pressed to contend that the US has not at least indirectly armed and trained ISIS.

Perhaps the most overlooked passage in all of the leaked documents that have surfaced thus far is the following from a declassified Pentagon report dated August 2012 and obtained by Judicial Watch:

...there is the possibility of establishing a declared or undeclared Salafist Principality in eastern Syria (Hasaka and Der Zor), and this is exactly what the supporting powers to the opposition want, in order to isolate the Syrian regime, which is considered the strategic depth of the Shia expansion (Iraq and Iran).”

That’s it. The official confirmation that the USA backed the ISIS bid to recreated the Islamic Caliphate that once ruled the area from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf.

That’s the smoking gun but nobody seems to care as the traitor and war criminal Obama, whose supporters insist he is not a clostet Muslim, continues to support the efforts of the most extreme versions of Islam in overthrowing secuar dictators and replacing them with extremist Sunni Muslim theocracies (Mohammed Ibn Wahab founded the Wahabi sect, the most extreme form of fundamentalist Islam).

The passage above clearly states that the US knew this was coming and viewed it as “exactly what the supporting powers to the opposition want” on the way to not only “isolating” Assad, but also to breaking Tehran’s Shiite crescent.

Although that’s such a critical excerpt, it has been habitually overlooked, and ironically, tragedies like that which occurred in Paris only serve to galvanize public opinion around an ideal rather than around the search for answers and that, is a dangerous, dangerous thing.

In that context and (importantly) in the context of French President Francois Hollande’s push to alter the French Constitution, we bring you the following interview with journalist Gearoid O’Colmain who pretty much blows apart the entire charade in the space of ten minutes.

West sponsoring genocide in Iraq
The war in Iraq and Syria has a hidden agenda
Why a bombing campaign will not beat ISIS
Evidence ISIS in a USA promotion in a long term plan to overthrow Assad
Iraq War Three
Syria War Brings Terror To Paris
Syria: US and UK Hypocrisy
ISIS in Syria
How Obama's FUKUS Axis Destroyed Libya Syria conflict is a US proxy war against Russia
Former Army Chief Talks Bollocks About ISIS


Monday 16 November, 2015

21 Signs That Americans Are The Unhappiest People In The Entire World

from Infowars (reproduced under CC licence)

How can we possibly be so miserably unhappy? For a nation that supposedly “has it all”, we sure are depressed. In America today, suicide rates are soaring, antidepressant use is skyrocketing and virtually every new survey that comes out shows that we are deeply dissatisfied about something. But we live at a time when there are more things to enjoy than ever before. When I was growing up there was only a handful of television channels to choose from, but now there are hundreds. We have more movies than we could ever possibly watch, more books than we could ever possibly read, and the greatest video games ever made are at our fingertips. With all of the entertainment that surrounds us, you would think that Americans would be happier than ever before, and yet we continue to become even more depressed. Everywhere I go, I see people that look like they have had the life completely sucked out of them. So why is this happening? The following are 21 signs that Americans are the unhappiest people in the entire world… #1 A scientific study that was just released found that U.S. adults are becoming less happy over the years
“Adults over 30 are less happy than their predecessors,” concludes a study published online Thursday in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science, which examined happiness data from more than 50,000 adults, gleaned from the General Social Survey, carried out by NORC at the University of Chicago, a nonpartisan, independent research organization, which has collected information about American adults since 1972. From 2010 to 2014, adults over 30 had an average happiness score of just 2.18, compared with 2.24 a decade ago. That’s significant considering happiness scores were measured on a tiny scale from just 1 to 3, with 1 being “not too happy” and 3 being “very happy.”
We at the Stirrer put it down to the raising of expectations by advertising, television and peer pressure, workplace stress and the fact that we have let the powers that be trap us in a pressure cooker society. We have forgotten how to be, along with many of the things in life that are really important Read full article >>>

Scientists Caught Out In Another Fraud, Red Meat Does Not Cause Cancer
It should not come as a surprise to regular readers but I think most scientists are idiots, they fill their heads with book learning and theory and lose tough with reality. And as for cosmologists and theoretical physicists, well their Reality Quotient only registers in the negative zone of the index. But it's the food fascism scientists that really make me angry

Obama's Posturing As Leader Of The Battle Against Climate Change Exposed

At home in the USA, where his word does still carry some weight, if only by virtue of the fact that he is still their elected leader, after seven years of waffling (and somewhat under the radar but that is coincidence), Obama at long last rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline which would have transported over 800,000 barrels a day of low grade (dirty) oil extracted very expensively and energy - intensively from the Canadian tar sands through the US mid west states to refineries on the Gulf Coast. ...
Obama's Posturing As Leader Of The Battle Against Climate Change Exposed

All Architects Are Twats
Many modern architects share a total disregard for the aesthetic tone of the areas that will surround their buildings. Their attitude can be summed up as "we are very clever people and have lots of bits of paper to prove it, therefore we are right and nobody else's opinion is worth listening to. It is exactly the same attitude as that displayed by the boy-scientists this blog has spent so much time berating for their hubris.

Scientists Caught Out In Another Fraud, Red Meat Does Not Cause Cancer
It should not come as a surprise to regular readers but I think most scientists are idiots, they fill their heads with book learning and theory and lose tough with reality. And as for cosmologists and theoretical physicists, well their Reality Quotient only registers in the negative zone of the index. But it's the food fascism scientists that really make me angry

< h3>Sunday 15 November, 2015

Afghan troops defect to Taliban in Helmand
According to news sources in Pakistan, up to sixty five Afghan soldiers, trained and armed by US and European military advisers, have defected to the resurgent Taliban, taking their weapons and equipment with them. Another 88 are reported to have been killed in heavy fighting between Taliban irregulars and government forces in the southern province of Helmand.

WW3 US GOVERNMENT wants a WORLD WAR 3
The situation in Syria has always been a proxy war between the United States and Russia, and that is even admitted by the mega news networks who don’t ever dare to mention Obama’s secret orders demanding support for the Syrian rebels back in 2011 (in order to crush the Putin-backed Assad).

http://www.dailystirrer.com/2015-november.shtml#151115-immigation-merkel">German Ministers Preparing 'Putsch' Against Merkel - SpiegelSenior ministers in Germany are no longer trying to reach a compromise on Immigration with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Traditional political allies and supporterswhose loyalty could be taken for granted are gradually becoming her main opponents. The German Chancellor is not only losing power over the refugee crisis in Europe, but she is also unable to manage her own government, German magazine Der Spiegel wrote ...

Saturday 14 November, 2015

Big Pharma’s Adderall Is Basically Crystal Meth, Says Dr. Carl Hart

from Natural Blaze

the Big Pharma product Adderall

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Outspoken drug critic Dr. Carl Hart recently made comments in the media about how the popular big pharma drug Adderall is very similar to crystal meth.

Dr. Carl Hart, an associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University who specializes in drug abuse and drug addiction, is also an outspoken critic of the drug war, and made comments in the media recently about how the popular big pharma drug Adderall is pretty much the same thing as crystal meth.

When appearing on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, Hart spoke about the crack epidemic and how it allowed the media and the politicians to overlook many of the issues with poverty and violence that existed in poor areas of America’s cities and instead use crack as a scapegoat. Hart admitted that crack is dangerous, but that it has been used as a scapegoat by the government, and like many drugs, there is a lot of misinformation out there about it.

Hart went on to discuss crystal meth and made a statement that would surprise many of the mainstream viewers who were tuned into the show, that it is basically the same thing as Adderall, something that is entirely legal and is prescribed to millions. When Hayes replied back that this couldn’t have been true, Hart mentioned a number of studies where the drugs were actually compared and found to be nearly identical.

One thing that was not discussed in the quick interview was the fact that harsh and highly synthetic street drugs would actually not exist if it were not for prohibition. In environments where drugs are legal, there is no incentive for people to create these dangerous synthetics because pure and safe drugs are available to them at low costs.

This is not a perspective that is encouraging drug use, but rather an understanding that prohibition does not work, and that people are going to use illegal substances one way or another if that is what they want to do. In addition to not working, prohibition also makes life more dangerous for everyone because the drugs are dirtier, and a violent black market develops which impacts the lives of everyone.

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How Sweden, the most open country in the world, was overwhelmed by migrants

Sweden used to pride itself on giving a warm welcome to outsiders. But as the refugee crisis grows, so too does its sense of injustice.

When it opened 15 years ago, the Öresund Bridge was seen as a glistening symbol of the new Europe. Sweden and Denmark had been joined together by a motorway with no border controls, fusing together economies and even blurring national identities. Many Swedes in Malmö have come to relish the city’s growing reputation as a suburb of Copenhagen, just half an hour away by train. It seemed to embody many dreams about the future: a continent where national borders would come to mean nothing. That dream was shattered at noon today.

After months of fretting, police finally introduced border controls on the Swedish side of the bridge: the latest symbol of Europe’s unravelling free movement project. There are many others: the razor wire separating Slovenia from Croatia; the border patrols on trains between Germany and Austria.

When David Cameron set up the Northern Future Forum five years ago, it seemed like application for honorary British membership of Scandinavia. Then, it seemed to make sense. This was the land of snow, sea and supply-side economics – where tax cuts had steered the country out of recession long before any other European country. Sweden seemed to be lodestar to the world: George W Bush had copied its pensions policy, Tony Blair borrowed its hospitals policy, the Tories aped the free schools. The most socialistic country in the free word – yet still so entrepreneurial that it could sell cider to the English.

This has been painful for everyone, but devastating for Sweden because its main political parties barely know how to respond. Openness is the closest thing the Swedes have to a national religion, this policy is visibly failing – and there is no back-up plan.

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Putin Lines Up The Big Guns As Obama 'Shoots Golf' And Kerry Vacillates

Things are getting serious (and very dangerous) in Syria. ISIS do not have warplanea and SAMs are not effective against ground troops so this latest Russian move can only be interpreted as a warning to the USA

Putin Lines Up The Big Guns As Obama 'Shoots Golf' And Kerry Vacillates

As the lawless criminal scum imported by Merkel in her efforts to suck up to Obama threaten to turn Germany into a third world human cespit, it seems public opinion in European is waking up.

Paris Horror Demonstrates Limits On Tolerance And Need For Border Controls

Friday 13 November, 2015

Cameron's Hopes For EU Membership Reforms For UK Torpedoed By Tusk

David Cameron’s hopes of winning serious concessions on sovereignty, border controls, contributions, trade agreements, human rights and labour laws so he could claim to have won a better deal for Britain by the time the in / out referendum starts next year European Union suffered an early blow when European Council President Donald Tusk warned that reaching a deal would be “very tough” ...
Cameron's Hopes For EU Membership Reforms For UK Torpedoed By Tusk

Thursday 12 November, 2015

UK the new Caymans? Tiny Welsh town goes offshore

The small town of Crickhowell in Wales is using the same loopholes as corporate giants like Amazon and Starbucks to turn their entire town into an offshore haven. The tax rebellion could spread throughout the entire UK.

The town’s salmon smokery, coffee shop, book store, optician and bakery intend to share their experience in tax avoidance with other towns and cities, and they are not seeking a profit.

Crickhowell residents are angered that companies like Amazon make great profits but pay very little corporate tax. The internet retailer made £5.3 billion in the UK and paid just £11.9 million in taxes. One of Crickhowell’s traders found that he paid seven times more in taxes than the £5,000 paid by Facebook. And the small town wants to crackdown on the practice

The small town of Crickhowell in Wales is using the same loopholes as corporate giants like Amazon and Starbucks to turn their entire town into an offshore haven. The tax rebellion could spread throughout the entire UK.

The town’s salmon smokery, coffee shop, book store, optician and bakery intend to share their experience in tax avoidance with other towns and cities, and they are not seeking a profit.

Crickhowell residents are angered that companies like Amazon make great profits but pay very little corporate tax. The internet retailer made £5.3 billion in the UK and paid just £11.9 million in taxes. One of Crickhowell’s traders found that he paid seven times more in taxes than the £5,000 paid by Facebook. And the small town wants to crackdown on the practice

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Politically Unbiased BBC Launches Left Wing Attack On Donald Trump For Illegal Immigrants Stance
The BBC, Britain's publicly funded broadcaster is bound by a charter which commits it to be balanced and non partisan in its news reporting. Repeatedly however, the BBC, its management now doniated by left wing luvvies is becoming more and more blatantly left wing in its unbiased reporting

Wednesday 11 November, 2015

University With Top Accuracy Record Predicts Bernie Sanders Will Win America’s Presidential Election

When Western Illinois University puts together their annual mock presidential election, some pundits tend to perk up and pay attention. After all, they accurately predicted Barack Obama’s presidential win in 2007, and his narrower reelection win in 2011, after the same system had been used to astonishingly predict every presidential election since 1975 with 100% accuracy.

The results of WIU’s 2015 mock election are in, and if you tend to take the mainstream media seriously, the results of that election will more than likely surprise you: Bernie Sanders won the presidency, then the general election… and he did both in a massive landslide.

The WIU mock election, in which thousands of students from multiple schools form parties and caucuses and play out a small-scale election over the course of several days, has Bernie Sanders beating Hillary Clinton in 22 out of 26 primary states; Hillary Clinton survives past Super Tuesday, but loses out before the month of March is concluded.

the Western Illinois University poll

What we are seeing there of course is that the anti - establishment mood among voters that has set european politics alight now spreading to the USA. Bernie Sanders, a self - declared socialist, has been an outsider throughoput his long political career, and for some while now has been a thorn in the side of the Washington political machine.

It is probably not his politics that appeals to voters but his 'outsider' status, the same thing as swept habitual rebel Jeremy Corbyn to leadership of the UK's Labour Party.

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Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Baltic Dry Index Hits All Time Low - Don't Panic

Most of the financial newspapers, tip sheets and web sites featured this story today (10 Nov, 2015). What is The Baltic Dry Index and why should it concern us ordinary punters?" you might well ask. Most of the financial data reported in mainstream news is bollocks. GDP only measures the amount of money churning around an economy, while the CPI (Consumer Prices Index is constantly manipulated by swapping in and out the goods or services it looks at.
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Monday 9 November, 2015

Hypocritical Obama says US Foreign Policy Is Not about ‘occupying countries’ & ‘firing missiles’

by Xavier Connolly

Some say Barack hussein Obama is the most evil human being ever. Not being religious I don't go in for evil, Satan, Asmodius and all that, but if we are talking about the most despicably hypocritical human being ever, Brack Obama has to be a contender. The man is so full of shit a torrent of the stuff pours out every time he opens his mouth. Take this shitstream from the warmonger in chief for example:

"America’s world supremacy is not about the number of occupied countries and fired missiles, believes the US president. Its international strength relies on diplomacy, protection of human rights and cooperation with other nations.

"The measure of strength internationally is not simply by how many countries we’re occupying, or how many missiles we’re firing, but the strength of our diplomacy and the strength of our commitment to human rights and our belief that we’ve got to cooperate with other countries together to solve massive problems like terrorism, but also like climate change,” the Washington Examiner cited Barack Obama as saying on Wednesday while addressing a 350-person fundraiser in Potomac, Maryland."

Obama made the statement on the seventh anniversary of his first-term presidential election, answering Republican critics that label his external policy as toothless. The case is of course that Obama has involved the USA in more wars and external conflicts that any other president (even that peace loving Democrat Bill Clinton), that his foreign policy has become a subject of ridicule is due to the incompetence of his administration in managing those interventions.

As recently as February 2015, the president publicly acknowledged that US foreign policy relied on military strength and economic leverage to achieve its aims. He said at that huncture that "American leadership" sometimes involves "twisting the arms” of nations which “don’t do what we need them to do."

"We occasionally have to twist the arms of countries that wouldn’t do what we need them to do if it weren’t for the various economic or diplomatic or, in some cases, military leverage that we exercised — if we didn’t have that dose of realism, we wouldn’t get anything done, either," President Obama said in an interview with Vox.

In May 2015 Obama gave a speech at West Point Military Academy’s graduation ceremony in which he said “America must always lead on the world stage.

"If we don’t, no one else will. The military that you have joined is, and always will be, the backbone of that leadership," Obama said.

He stressed that the US military potential remains at the core of America’s ability to influence changes abroad, therefore the Pentagon reserves the power to launch unilateral attacks when US interests are directly threatened.

So having stated so plainly and recently that Washington foreign policy relies on bullying, why is he backing off from that position now. Maybe it is because, having been exposed by Vladimir Putin over the Syria situation as a leader who lacks the testicular fortitude to back up his threats, Obama is trying to save face by reclaiming his peacemaker and joybringer, Obamessiah image.

Unfortunately that is not going to get him very far with the USA's standing in world politics at an all time low.

Forget The Bankers, Greedy Public Sector Bosses Must Be Held To Account
Kudos to that hate object of left wing rent-a-mob types, The Daily Mail, today it became the first paper to run a major investigative piece on the extent to which the self serving scumbags who run our public services dipping their snouts in the trough filled by ...

Forget The Bankers, Greedy Public Sector Bosses Must Be Held To Account
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Sunday 8 November, 2015

Revealed: Social Experiments To ‘Nudge’ Sick And Disabled Into Work

from Welfare Weekly

The Government’s ‘Nudge Unit’ team is currently working with the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health, to trial social experiments aimed at finding ways of keeping or pushing sick and disabled people into work.

These include GPs prescribing a work coach, and a health and work passport to collate employment and health information. These emerged from research with people on ESA, and are now being tested with local teams of Jobcentres, GPs and employers.

This is a crass state intrusion on the private and confidential patient-doctor relationship, which ought to be about addressing medical health problems and supporting people who are ill. Not about creating yet another space for an over-extension of the coercive arm of the state to “help”people into work.

Of course the government haven’t announced this latest “intervention” in the lives of disabled people. I found out about it quite by accident, because I read Matthew Hancock’s recent conference speech: The Future of Public Services.

Hancock is the appointed Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General, and was previously the Minister of State for Business and Enterprise. He headed David Cameron’s “earn or learn” taskforce which aims to have every young person earning or “learning” from April 2017.

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Meet the ‘unpeople’ – Whose views don’t matter to West’s faux-democrats

Who are the unpeople? Human beings whose views don't matter a jot to self-styled 'democrats' in the West, even though in some cases - in fact, in most cases, they constitute the majority.

What do these groups of people have in common?
* The millions of Syrians - perhaps a majority - who support their government, or at least regard it as preferable to the alternatives.
* Iranians who voted for Ahmadinejad in the 2009 Presidential election.
* Belarusians who support President Lukashenko.
* Libyans who did not support the violent NATO-backed ‘revolution’ against Muammar Gaddafi.
* People who lived in communist countries in Eastern Europe and who thought there were positive aspects of life under communism.
* Ukrainian citizens who did not support 'EuroMaidan'.
* Venezuelans who voted for Chavez and Maduro.
* Russians who support United Russia or the Commmunist Party.
* British people who voted for UKIP, The Greens or The Liberal Deocrats in the UK election of May 2015.

The answer is that all of the above are examples of 'unpeople’ - human beings whose views don't matter to Western Democrats.

A belief in democracy should mean respecting the idea that all peoples’ views are equal. However, that's not the way it works in today's so-called 'democracy.' Today, those who have the wrong views (i.e. views which don’t align with the interests of Western elites) are treated as if they don’t exist.

Let’s start with Syria. The 'Assad must go' brigade in the West show a staggering disregard for the views of the millions of Syrians who - for whatever reason - want their President to stay in power.

Right from the start of the conflict, only the views of Syrians opposed to their government and those who wanted it to be overthrown by violence have mattered to Western ‘democrats’. Any evidence which showed that large numbers of Syrians actually supported Assad was simply ignored.

In January 2012, the Guardian’s veteran foreign correspondent Jonathan Steele, a man with great first-hand knowledge of Syria and the Middle East, wrote a comment piece on a YouGov poll which showed that 55 percent of Syrians supported their President. It was entitled: ’Most Syrians back President Assad, but you’d never know from Western media’.

Needless to say, Steele was attacked for saying the unspeakable as far as the Western faux-democrats are concerned.

Syrians who support the government - and even Syrians who aren’t Baathists, but who engaged in the political process after the introduction of the new 2012 constitution - don’t exist for the West’s faux-democrats, because they have the ’wrong’ views.

Consider the furor when a peace activist - a Syrian-based nun called Mother Agnes Mariam, aged 61, was invited to speak at a Stop the War conference in November 2013. It was deemed outrageous that Mother Agnes had been invited as she was ’pro-Assad’, the Western faux-democrats screeched.

A despicable campaign - which I wrote about here - was launched to get other speakers to boycott the meeting and get the invitation to Mother Agnes cancelled. In the end, Mother Agnes withdrew from the conference.

No credible evidence was produced that she was ’pro-Assad’, but let’s just suppose that Mother Agnes had been a supporter of the Syrian government. Did that mean that she should be prevented from speaking? Western faux-democrats clearly thought so, because for them people who support the Syrian government- even if they are a majority of people in Syria - are ‘unpeople’.

Revealingly, the same people who worked for Mother Agnes to be ‘disinvited’ have this week been attacking Stop the War for not having any anti-Assad Syrians on their platform at a recent meeting. For these faux-democrats it’s clear that only Syrians who oppose their government should be allowed to voice their opinions in public meetings in Britain.

The millions of Iranians who voted for the incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran’s Presidential election of 2009 were ‘unpeople’ too. How could it be that the awful Ahmadinejad got 62.6 percent of the vote the faux-democrats declared? All the people we know from Iran loathe him and would much prefer it if the Shah was still in control! The result simply has to be a fix!

In fact, it was left to former CIA officer Bob Baer, a man who knows Iran extremely well, to point out that Western polls actually predicted a higher share of the vote for Ahmadinejad than he actually got. Baer explained how the West viewed Iran through a very distorted lens - which only really acknowledged the views of ‘liberal’ opponents of the Islamic revolution as legitimate.

“Most of the demonstrations and rioting I've seen in the news are taking place in north Tehran, around Tehran University and in public places like Azadi Square. These are, for the most part, areas where the educated and well-off live — Iran's liberal middle class. These are also the same neighborhoods that little doubt voted for Mir-Hossein Mousavi, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's rival, who now claims that the election was stolen. But I have yet to see any pictures from south Tehran, where the poor live. Or from other Iranian slums,” Baer wrote.

But of course for the West’s phony democrats, the inhabitants of south Tehran and other working-class areas in the Islamic Republic where Ahmadinejad, the son of blacksmith, gained his support, were ‘unpeople’.

It’s the same for those who support communism, or have nostalgia for some aspects of communism in Eastern Europe. My wife grew up in Hungary in the 1970s and 80s. She wrote about her everyday life behind the so-called ‘Iron Curtain’ and was inundated with emails from others who had the same experiences - and who thought it so refreshing to read such articles, considering that usually it’s only the voices of fierce anti-communists that are heard.

Again, for the West’s faux-democrats the opinions of people like my wife - working-class people who actually lived and worked in the countries in question don’t count - the view of anti-communist ideologues in the West (some of whom never visited an Eastern European communist country) have to take precedence.

All over the world, if your politics is not aligned with the interests of the Western elites, your views count for nothing. You are an ‘unperson’. By the same measure, if you're supporting the favored candidate of the West, your views will be given special, elevated status.

That's why Russian 'liberals' are portrayed as the opposition to United Russia - and not the Communists, who are in fact the biggest opposition party. But of course, the sizeable support for Communists can’t be acknowledged.

By contrast, the electoral support for pro-Western liberals in Russia is tiny but these ‘liberals’ are portrayed as the people who really should be running Russia - and all in the name of ‘democracy’!

It’s a similar story in Venezuela. The late Hugo Chavez won regular victories in elections and referendums and was beloved by ordinary Venezuelans. But he was labeled a ‘dictator’ by Western ‘democrats’, and accused by Canadian’s neocon Prime Minister Stephen Harper of wanting "to turn back the clock on the democratic progress that’s been made in the hemisphere".

Of course, the views of the ‘democratic’ opposition in Venezuela are deemed more important than the views of those who support the PSUV.

In an interview earlier this year, John Pilger explained why: “Washington wants to get rid of the Venezuelan government because it is independent of US designs for the region and because Venezuela has the greatest proven oil reserves in the world and uses its oil revenue to improve the quality of ordinary lives.”

In Ukraine in late 2013/early 2014, the views of the people in the Maidan receiving cookies and speeches from Victoria Nuland, John McCain and co, were the only ones that mattered. There was no evidence that the Maidan protestors spoke for the majority of Ukrainians - but still their cause was described as being ‘pro-democracy’. Supporters of the Party of Regions or the Communists were simply ‘unpeople’ whose views did not count.

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Saturday 7 November, 2015

Friday 6 November, 2015

"Even Retailers Suffering As Americans Too Poor to Shop ..."

The degradation of the American middle class has become deeply entrenched and the gap between the rich and the masses so wide that it is now possible to seriously think of the USA as a third world nation. Even major American corporations, brands like Walmart, Kraft foods and McDonald's are hurting from the loss of revenue as millions of families are forced to cut out all non essential spending.

Mand Americans are so strapped for cash due to the ongoing depression and other economic factors such as the Obama administration's policy of flooding the labour market will illegal immigrants that they cannot afford even small treats like a Big Mac or a chocolate bar. There is no money for anything but basics. Because of this, retailers are shifting their marketing policy towards premium lines to attract wealthier, upper class niche customers who still have money to spend.

Unfortunately this "changing income landscape", to use one of those awful management speak phrases, in the United States and beyond means an ever growing retail industry is chasing a shrinking market in what one wanker business journalist called a "seismic shift of epic proportions".

All the indicators suggest however, this trend is not going to be reversed for a consifderable time.

As Boing Boing posts with brutal honesty:

From Walmart to Hershey to Campbell’s Soup, America’s biggest retailers and manufacturers are warning their shareholders that flat growth is a fact of life because of “consumer bifurcation,” which is plutocrat-speak for “everyone is broke except the one percent.” The companies’ plan for rescuing themselves is to turn themselves into luxury brands targeted at the wealthy.

The Business Insider provides a fuller picture:

The disappearing middle class is challenging many major American brands.

Company executives blamed the disappointing results in part on the changing income landscape in the US.

“We think that consumer bifurcation has been an important driver,”Hershey CEO John Bilbrey said on an earnings call, referring to the growing gap between upper-income and lower-income consumers.

Middle class and lower income families have seen absolutely no wealth growth since 2009, and jobs have become increasingly difficult. As the Business Insider points out, the trend has been ongoing since the 1970s, when many jobs began moving offshore.

Retain sector indicators suggest this is the beginning of an economic collapse that will drive tens of millions more into poverty and struggle.

If the major companies, many of whom already specialize in discount goods, are having trouble because the average Americans who shop in their stores are too poor to buy much of anything, then there is obviously a problem that is in serious danger of snowballing.

Many of the elite know this, and are taking cover from the storm by shifting their money and their main residences offshore. Og f-f-f-f that's another lodad of immigrants heading our way.

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Only One Percent Of US Bakken Shale Oil Is Profitable At Current Prices
Obama's strategy to make the USA the worlds leading oil exporter is in ruins. It is entirely in keeping with his record for fuck up and failure that has been the hallmark of his presidency. But what will be the consequences for the world of this latest failure by Obama?

Thursday 5 November, 2015

Autumn Gets More Interesting As Merkel Admists She May Have Caused balkans War.
The autumn of 2015 has been interesting with the escalation of the war against ISIS by Russian air Force jets and Iranian ground troops in Syria and Iraq, Europe's migrant crisis pushing prosperous north European nations towards civil unrest, and the downing of a Russian airliner over Sinai by as yet unknown causes though western intelligence reports suggest a terrorist bomb was planted on board before take off. And it is set to get more interesting ...

German Opposition Party Warns, Nation Is "At The Edge Of Anarchy, Civil War Is Coming"
As the stituation in German society deteriorates each day due to the vast swarm of lawless, uneducated, infidel hating illegal immigrants that Housfrau Volksfuhrer invited to travel to Germany and replace the established population, social commentators are predicting the country will slide into civil unrest and possibly full scale conflict between supporters of immigration and patriotic Germans

Libyan Government Issues Gaddafiesque Threat To Flood Europe With MORE Migrants

One of the three self-declared governments currently fighting each other for power in Libya, in the wake of 2011's FUKUS axis (France, Uk, USA) regime change war which turned Africa's most prosperous nation into a failed state, has issued a Gaddafi style ultimatum, warning that it will 'flood Europe with hundreds of thousands of new migrants if the European Union (EU) declines to recognise the Islamic State political wing as the legal government.

Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Top General Admitting That Obama Knowingly Armed ISIS! How Is This Not Blatant Treason?

source: Make War History

A U.S. General has made a shocking revelation saying that early on President Obama knew that ISIS was growing but made a “willful decision” to let the radical terror group grow unmolested and even supplied arms that he knew would go to ISIS.

Former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency Michael Flynn told al Jazeera that Obama knew he was helping ISIS to grow but decided to do it anyway. Flynn spoke of the decision to arm opposition to Syria’s Bashar al-Assad that the administration decided to continue despite warnings that those weapons would fall into the hands of radicals.

HASAN: You are basically saying that even in government at the time you knew these groups were around, you saw this analysis, and you were arguing against it, but who wasn’t listening?

FLYNN: I think the administration.

HASAN: So the administration turned a blind eye to your analysis?

FLYNN: I don’t know that they turned a blind eye, I think it was a decision. I think it was a willful decision.

HASAN: A willful decision to support an insurgency that had Salafists, Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood?

FLYNN: It was a willful decision to do what they’re doing.

So, according to Gen. Flynn, Obama knew that he was arming ISIS.

Incredible. How is this not treason?

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CRISIS BY DESIGN: Hungarian PM Reveals ‘Social Engineering’ Role of George Soros in EU Refugee Run

from: 21st Century wire

Much like the Arab Spring, one should consider the scope of policy planning within think-tanks and NGO’s when looking at the ongoing migrant crisis…

‘ENGINEERED CRISIS’ – George Soros (left) has routinely been involved in aiding social unrest throughout the world. Hungarian PM Victor Orban (right) accuses Soros of human trafficking in the EU.

Startling new claims have been levied by Hungarian PM Victor Orban, concerning the role of George Soros in Europe’s Migrant Crisis.

PM Orban contends that Soros, founder and chair of Open Society Foundations (Open Society Institute), has been a part of a “circle of activists,” that have “inadvertently become part of this international human-smuggling network.”

This latest declaration by Orban, immediately recalls the misguided machinations of ‘The Occupy Movement’(aka OWS) in 2011, as well as the Soros funded protests in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer – two events that were designed to push naive participants into violent action and social unrest. This is exactly what has happened in Europe as a result of this year’s ‘migrant crisis’.

Orban also appeared to express doubt over the lack of preparation for the influx of Syrian and other refugees by larger European states with adept intelligence agencies.

Back in June, RT.com, pointed out the powerful and influential political leverage that Soros has within the Ukraine:

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German Opposition Party Warns, Nation Is "At The Edge Of Anarchy, Civil War Is Coming

As the stituation in German society deteriorates each day due to the vast swarm of lawless, uneducated, infidel hating illegal immigrants that Housfrau Volksfuhrer invited to travel to Germany and replace the established population, social commentators are predicting the country will slide into civil unrest and possibly full scale conflict between supporters of immigration and patriotic Germans
German Opposition Party Warns, Nation Is "At The Edge Of Anarchy, Civil War Is Coming"

Food Fascists Latest Idiocy: Cheese Is As Addictive As Crack Cocaine

Vegetarians should be on top of the world following publication of a new study which reports (on the basis of extremely dubious evidence) that red meat, sausages, ham and bacon ‘cause cancer’. Many omnivores associate vegetarianism with smug, preach self righteousness, though that tendency and the evangelistic preaching that goes with it really belongs to vegans. If you are looking for sanctimonious condescension from food fascists, it’s the vegans you want. They hate veggies even more than they hate meat eaters, the way gays used to hate down upon bisexuals and both lots despised trannies before they found common cause in the Gay BLT movement.

Sadly though, lacto vegetarians, those who were allowed a spreading of butter on their bread, a nice dollop of Greek yogurt on their morning bowl of muesli or a bit of cheese to tickle their taste buds are even more down in the mouth than ever.

The food fascists, those engaged in the gastronomic jihad, having revived the red meat scare that a comprehensive meta - analysis should have laid to rest last year, along with the notion that saturated fats are a major killer will never rest in their crusade to purify society of the heresies of libertarianism. First, they demonised cholesterol, then eggs, red meat, sugar and carbohydrates. And then they turned on healthy eating by inventing a new eating disorder, orthorexia (no, really. I'm not joking), which afflicts people who consciously try to stick to a healthy diet. Now, as the food fascists try to merge their obsession with the 'war on drugs' the latest food that’s ‘bad for you’ is cheese, the staple of every self-respecting lacto - vegetarian’s diet. The report from a new study warns that cheese is ‘as addictive as crack cocaine’.

Perhaps we should blame journalists for picking out the most stupid bits from these studies and sensationalizing them. But a journalist's job is to sell papers and advertising space and to do that the journos have to get eyes on pages. And the authors of the reports, members of science faculties hungry for research grant money and tenured professors who must justify their salaries and research budgets, are happy to provide vaguely worded conclusions that facilitate such distortion, knowing that health scare stories will get them noticed. Nothing grabs the general public’s attention more than the headline, ‘What you eat every day will kill you’ unless it is a sex scandal involving a politician, a pug and a sex act.

Cheese is not as addictive as crack cocaine just as spinach does not give you super human strength. No one is ‘cheese dependent’ in the true sense that addicts are dependent. Chocolate is not a competitor for crystal meth, white sugar will not hook you in the way heroin does. Cheese may release a few opiates in the brain, but no - one has ever had problems withdrawing from Wensleydale, the favourite of Wallace and Grommitt, kicking a Camembert habit or going cold turkey to get off Tiroler Graukäse. Abruptly withdrawing alcohol, heroin or crack from addicts, however, will result in serious adverse reactions, including trembling, hallucinations, fits and in the worst cases sudden death. No body's life has ever been ruined by ‘cheese addiction’.

Another case of spurious scaremongering by the food fascists is the ‘addictive’ sugar fallacy, which has never made people homeless and broke unless they are extremely lacking in self discipline. How much sugar can a person eat? A drop in blood sugar levels might cause a craving for Mars Bars or make people lethargic until they get a fix. But, like cheese, sugar is not clinically addictive, those who eat it to excess make that choice for themselves.

Food fascism and scaremongering by the new puritans are the enemies of common sense and individual liberty. We know too much meat can result in constipation, that's why our Grannies told us to eat up our greens, we know it’s better to cook for ourselves rather than eating pre-prepared and processed meals. And armed with such knowlege people should be able to make their own lifestyle choices. Asking manufacturers to cut salt and sugar levels in prepared foods is as bad as campaigning for a tax on sugar: both remove from individual the right to choose their own way of living, effectively infantilising adults as Nanny State usurps to herself the power to choose, and imposes the will of the establishment just as responsible parents impose restrictions on their children’s diets because children are not responsible enough to make intelligent choices. Allowing the state to assume the role of parent to both adults and children is I feel quite sure, not the way most intelligent people want our societies to go in the developed world.

First China, Now Russia: US Navy Chief Debates European Escalation Amid "Fears For The Global System"

In a shockingly quick confirmation of our gravest concerns, Admiral John Richardson, chief of naval operations, told The Financial Times that the navy was reassessing its position in the face of Russian activity, which stretches from the Black Sea and Mediterranean to the Pacific.

In the face of China's island-building in the South China Sea through which 30% of global trade passes, and Russia's naval activity in The Mediterranean (20% of global trade), Richardson warns, rather ominously, the "ambiguous motivations" of China and Russia has raised concern about the viability of a global system that claims to ensure freedom:

"It again perturbs that global system," he said, adding that "the current model... has been threatened?"

So what now? It is a good bet that despite Russia's denials, the Pentagon will use the alleged Russian ground campaign against ISIS in Syria, credible or not (Russia has support troops on the ground in Syria, as does the USA,) to get push through Congress an enabling act to send a "small at first, then bigger ground force of US troops" into Syria, you guessed it,"to fight ISIS", but in reality to do everything to prevent Russian troops from taking over key strategic positions.

What happens then? The Russian fleet has in 2014 stationed ships off Syria's main ports to convince washington that a groun invastion of syria was a bad idea, so that demonstrated a naval blockade of Syria eould be Putin's next tactical move, and with both US and Russian warplanes flting missions against ISIS and Al Nusra targets in Syria, and both superpowers now having, from their own POV, justification to put troops on the ground, what was until now a mere proxy war is about to become full blown land combat on Syrian soil, one which will soon involve both Russian and US ground, sea and airborne forces.

Should US battle cruisers, destroyers and/or aircraft then approach the Syrian coastline, pissing distance away from comparable Russian ships that could be the trigger for the next and final escalation.

And sure enough, as The FT reports, The US is debating whether to position more ships and naval assets in Europe as Russian warships and submarines operate at levels not seen in two decades, according to Admiral Richardson. The key to this now is not whether China offes support to its allies, Russia and Iran, but how much support they offer and what form that support will take.

Leftist Bloc Threatens to Topple Portuguese Gov Just ELEVEN Days After it Takes Office

Portugal's EU appointed government is at risk of being toppled less than two weeks after taking office, following the refusal of the Portuguese president to allow the election victors, a coalition of right and left wing anti - EU poarties, to take office in the reputedly democratic state. The President has warned that, were that to happen, Portugal will be “uncontrollable”.

Well it sems to us the only one to blame for that will be the president himself, perhaps he should resign now.

Portugal looks like following Greece down the road of political and financial collapse, as a result of its high level of sovereign debt and an obession among the national political elite and the EU Euronazis in Brussels with driving Portugal and other EU member states towards integration into a single political unit. Last week, returning prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho, whose party was soundly beated in the elections, was sworn into office.

Support for the ruling coalition coalition, a pact between the Social Democrats and the People’s Party, collapsed over the past four years as EU imposed austerity hit the living standards of Portuguese voters. The coalition cannot therefore command a majority in Portugal’s Assembly of the Republic.

To his left, a coalition of socialists, communists and radical leftists have vowed to block the appointment of Passos Coelho at a Parliamentary vote, due on November 10th, with support from nationalist anti - immigration and anti - EU parties on the right. Should the government fall within eleven days, it would gain the dubious distinction of being Portugal’s shortest administration in the country’s 40 years of post-war democracy.

The country’s President, Anibal Cavaco Silva, who has been in office since 2006 has defended himself against accusations of constitutional overreach from the left-wing bloc, insisting that he was right to appoint Passos Coelho and declare that he would protect Portugal from a anti EU coup. What is interesting there is that allowing the winners in a legal, democratic election to assume office could be seen by a committed Euronazi like Silva as a coup.

Faced with public outrage over his action, in an address to the nation Silva struck a more conciliatory tone, urging all parties to come to an agreement for the sake of their country.

“Without political stability, Portugal will become an uncontrollable country. And, of course, no one trusts an ungovernable country,” he said, adding: “The government taking over today does not have majority in parliament so the effort of dialogue and compromise has to proceed with the other political forces to seek the necessary understanding.”

He went on to warn the left against derailing four years of fiscal consolidation and provoking a fight with the Eurozone. The man has clearly lost contact with reality.

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