The Daily Stirrer is constantly looking at the news and trying to dig out the stiory behind the story. With latest news that does not make mainstream media and controversial reporting and opinion, we are loking forward to bringing you inside information on the disintegration of the European Union, the replacement of the Petrodollar as global reserve currency, the continuing decay of the USA (unless Trump can neutralise the authoritarian warmongers of the deep state, and we don't think he can) and the ongoing problems caused by the flood of illegal immigrants from the third world to Europe and North America. We certainly do live in Interesting Times.
The Daily Stirrer - July 2018
DailyStirrer, July 2018
Film Maker Admits No Evidence To Link Starving Polar Bear Viral Video To Climate Change’As one of those sites run by nasty fluffy-kitten-eating climate change sceptics we have taken our fair share of insults over the years from rabid lefties claiming, "but its science, you can't question facts like that," and then calling us a lot of unpleasant names. Well the whole point of science is it's there to be questioned. And as dutiful sceptics we have questioned those emotionally manipulative stories about the poor polar bears (which according to unbiased evidence are increasing in numbers,) dying because of human made climate change, the bear clinging to a very small ice floe (which was exposed as a Photoshop mash up,) and the starving polar bear foraging for food in an arid landscape that could have been southern Spain, North Africa or the Middle East.
The starving polar bear video was a heart-rending piece of viral footage: a polar bear, ravaged by the impact of climate change, starving and staggering across an ice-free landscape.The video, watched 2.5 billion times on the National Geographic website – where the write up explicitly linked the anorexic anima's plight to climate change was explicitly made - was used as propaganda by the green lobby. But the film-maker who shot it has now acknowledged it didn’t necessarily show a polar bear dying from the effects of climate change at all. Cristina Mittermeier has come clean and admitted the animal could simply be old, ill or injured and unable to successfully forage for food – and it was incorrect to say the bear was starving because of climate change,’ because there was no evidence to support that. National Geographic has since edited the title of the video so there is no link to climate change. Mittermeier says the problem began when National Geographic captioned the video ‘This is what climate change looks like’.
‘With this image, we thought we had found a way to help people imagine what the future of climate change might look like. We were, perhaps, naive. The picture went viral — and people took it literally.‘Perhaps we made a mistake in not telling the full story — that we were looking for a picture that foretold the future and that we didn’t know what had happened to this particular polar bear.’ Oh well, it's no worse that the use of 'adjusted data' in 'mathematical models' of the climate to produce statistics showing the planet is warming although real world data shows there has been no increase in global mean temperature for twenty years.
Europe committing suicide? Royal Navy Libya rescue of Manchester bomber stuns internet
30 July, 2018
Amazon & Silicon Valley Masters of Universe Push Governments To Nationalize Music Industry
Amazon is leading a well-funded and well organised Silicon Valley campaign to force governments to nationalize the music industry, thereby creating a system where the government props up favoured corporations — such as Amazon — to be beneficiaries of and have control over, while also profiting from, music production.
The Music Modernization Act, which already been prsented in both Houses of the US Congress would create by law, if passed, a “collective” that pays the various beneficiaries of of public funds. The major problem with said “collective,” according to critics, is that it would be run by the government, specifically the U.S. Copyright Office, making it prone to cronyism, corruption, and misappropriation of intellectual property.
And if it becomes law in the USA you can bet the global media corporations will not be long before they are pushing for a similar law in the European Union, Britain, Canada, Australia and Japan just for starters. The good thing here is that such a proposal is not likely to become law as long as Donald J Trump is US President. Remember, the pernicious Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), another example of leftist control freakery rhat would have handed control of law making in sovereign states to corporate lawyers, was pushed by Obama and the EU, defeated by public opinion in Europe and killed by Trump in the USA.
“The so-called Music Modernization Act will destroy the private sectors’ progress by creating a federal mechanical license ‘collective’ which would collect payments and distribute them to the correct parties,” Bryan Crabtree, a pro-Trump author, wrote in NewsMax:
This collective would be funded by a new fee on music services and housed at the U.S. Copyright Office. The bill is perhaps a solution in search of a problem or maybe a power grab by global media corporations. The creation of the collective threatens to drive small record labes and distributors out of the marketplace, killing competition and establishing yet another monopoly in the music industry. Likely, the government would select just one or perhaps two services as their policeman on the beat. The most politically astute (and we know Bezon fancies his chance of succeeding Trump as President,) are the ones that often walk away with the deal, and the The Music Modernization Act looks to be no exception.
The bill passed the US House of Representatives with bipartisan support and made it through the Senate Judiciary Committee already, although it is misleading to talk of bipartisan politcs in the US system, there is one party, the corporate party, Senators and Representatives are its hirelings. We derailed TTIP, we must derail this latest act of corporate piracy heading our way from across the pond.RELATED POSTS:
Politico Criticizes Swedish Conservatives for Opposition to Islamic Child Marriage
A popular American left wing political news outlet is so bigoted it will defend paedophila and child abuse rather than acknowledge conservatives might be morally and legally right about an issue, even if the issue is forced child marriage, and the reulting de facto slavery.
“A tug-of-war between ruSweeden'sling Social Democrat-Green Party coalition and the opposition over the government’s role in controlling and eradicating the practice — which predominantly affects young girls, and in some cases boys, from Muslim backgrounds — is emblematic of a broader struggle to find a balance between efforts to integrate a large number of new immigrants from culturally primitive regions and preserve a Swedish way of life,” wrote Politico.
The avowedly left wing website said that right wingers have “seized on the issue” to climb in the polls. In fact there is a legal age of consent in Sweden as there is in most European countries and the USA. Though the age of consent can vary from state to state it never condones sex between adults and pre pubescent children. This is the law, and as the Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero said over 2000 years ago, there can only be one law in any soviety and it must be applied equally.
“In a video posted on the Facebook page of the“far-right” (as the far left like to dub them,) Sweden Democrats Party, leader Jimmie Åkesson hit out at the government, saying: ‘I don’t know what there is to think about. It is, frankly, totally sick that one can’t just simply say turn a blind eye to something as bizarre as grown men having the right to marry children.'”
Right now, Sweden's ultra left wing government tolerates this child abuse, gang rape, sex slavery and wife beating among migrants in the ghettos that have sprung up as semi - literate, uneducated migrants flooded into the country unchecked thanks to the politically correct open doors immigration policy operated by the far - left elite. What would be considered statutory rape if the male involved was white and either Christian or atheist, is excused because child marriage is part of Islamic culture and "we must encourage diversity."
Even if that means tolerating rape and child abuse it seems, according to these sick minded left wing idiots.
Juno Blom, a candidate for the opposition right-wing Liberal Party in the upcoming Swedish parliamentary election commented: “While we insist that Sweden protects children’s rights and that we promote a child-centered approach to children’s welfare, we have allowed children of foreign backgrounds to live as married women with older men.”
Though Sweden has now banned marriages where one of the parties is underage after a public outcry, they still recognize such marriages if they are carried out abroad, which has resulted in a brisk trade in immigrant families sending their young daughters back to Pakistan, Somalia or wherever to marry Uncle mohamed bin Kiddyfiddler, thus securing him Swedish citizenship and the girls father a nice 'bride price'.
If it is 'far right' to be appalled by these practices then we should all be proud to be called far right.
25 July, 2018
Belgian Locals Threaten Direct Action Over Migrant Delinquents
Police in the Belgian ferry port of Zeebrugge have demanded calm after concerned citizens threatened to take direct action over a what they see as politically correct politics overriding the rule of law after police failed to act on a series of robberies committed by delinquent illegal migrants.
Residents of the small port, located just outside the hugely popular tourist desitination of Bruges, known for its medieval streets and buildings, have expressed outrage over the increased crime rate as soaring numbers of robberies from cars and homes and rapidly rising street crime has been attributed to illegal migrants, Het Laatste Nieuws reports.
Police have warned the residents against confronting the illegal migrants, many of whom sleep in local playgrounds and on the streets, saying that they should call the authorities before acting and not to blame illegal migrants for all of the recent thefts in the area.
“It is dangerous to assume immediately that the thefts are the work of migrants,” police said.
The police line was echoed by Mayor Renaat Landuyt who urged residents to “immediately report suspicious situations to the police. That is and remains the only correct solution.”
Residents however say it is no coincidence that crime in the community rocketed after the 2015 immigration crisis in the EU, when brussels 'open borders' policy allowed hundreds of thousands (most extimate recon a total of several million,) undocumented and unvetted travellers from underdeveloped third world nations to flod into Europe. Since then European governments have done little to stem the influx.
Last week alone in Zeebrugge, a total of 63 illegal migrants were arrested for various offences in and around the port area, according to the police.
The experience in Zeebrugge echoes others around Europe. Last month, the leader of the community of Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos Nikos Trakellis warned that locals in his area were also becoming increasingly enraged by the actions of asylum seekers.RELATED: Immigration omnibus
24 July, 2018
EURO Single Currency struggles to stay afloat as EU members await RESCUE mission
The European Union's single curreny, THE EURO, is struggling to stay afloat amid the turmoil in the EU after the Brexit vote, the vitories of Eurosceptic parties in the most recent Italian, Polish and Austrian elections, the success of Catalonian separatists in Spain the rise of anti EU parties in France, Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden and Finland and the opposition of Visegrad group nations, led by hungary, to Brussels' immigration policy. All this has triggered concerns among officials about whether European Central Bank's President Mario Draghi will step in and salvage the currency.
The Euro is trading today (24 July, 2018) at $1.17 against the US dollar, regressing to where it was a year ago, and is losing ground against the £ after the European Central Bank (ECB) has tried for months to hold it up against the British currency in order to undermine the UK's position in Brexit negotiations.
The ECB's directors are due to meet in Frankfurt this week for discussions on future monetary policies, with critics of current policy wanting assurances the EU's central bank will step in to rescue the falling currency.
Officials will have to address the issue of key EU interest rates in a bid to reassure investors and maintain price stability throughout the Eurozone. According to the ECB's Governing Council, stability implies holding the "year-on-year increase of in the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) in the Eurozone below 2 percent".
Two weeks ago, ECB President Mario Draghi announced an end to its massive bond-buying programme (responsible for proppong up the Euro against the US$ and UK£,) which saw the ECB purchase £26.76billion (€30 billion) of government and private debt, after interest rates reached a record low.
An ECB statement earlier this month announced: "The Governing Council expects the key ECB interest rates to remain at their present levels at least through the summer of 2019 and in any case for as long as necessary."
Officials have now declared borrowing with be reduced to €15billion for the last three months of 2018. The quantitative easing programme that helped the eurozone countries borrow money at low rates, was used to help return inflation rates close to the set 2 percent rate will certainly end and not be resurrected in the foreseeable future because the EU does not have any money.
21 July, 2018
Salvini to Form Eurosceptic Grand Alliance For 2019 European Parliament Elections
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has announced his intention to form a grand alliance of populists from across Europe ahead of next year’s European Union parliamentary elections.
The populist leader of the League (Lega), which formed an anti-establishment coalition earlier this year with the Five Star Movement (M5S), made his comments on Friday, saying that he wanted to unite the populist parties to challenge the establishment parliamentary groups, Zeitung reports.
“I want to unite the parties that will form the new majority in the European Parliament, the parties in Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, France, and Germany,” Salvini said.
The announcement comes only weeks after Salvini said that he aimed to make the League not only an Italian movement but also a European one.
20 July, 2018
Global Warming Hysteria: Hot Weather, Jet Exhausts, Co2, and Court Cases
It should be clear by now to anybody with a modicum of critical thinking ability that the whole global warming / climate change scare was a politically motivated scam to justify putting punitive taxes on essential fuel supplies and to promote the globalist agenda. Even the phrase of choice in the green lobby's attempts to insult their critics shows their devotion to groupthink, climate deniers.
To my knowledge no intelligent comment on the topic has denied that there is a thing known as climate, and only a few eccentics and religious fundamentalists deny that the climate changes constantly since coulds of gas and dust coalesced to form this planet over 4 billion years ago. This page already contains a mountain of evidence showing that the changes in the climate we are witnessing cannot be blamed entirely on human activity, because palro - evidence shows the earth has been at times much warmer and at others much colder than it is now, long efore there were any humans to affect CO2 levels in the atmosphere.
Here's the latest debunking of the climate change scare, in response to the usual outbreak of global warming hysteria that accompanies the first few days of hot weather each summer.
19 July, 2018
Scale of Modern Slavery in Britain Revealed in Shocking Report
In 2014 Britain's Home Office suggested there were 13,000 victims in the UK, a figure described at the time by the National Crime Agency as "tip of the iceberg." The latest 2018 Global Slavery Index confirms the comment by the NCA was true.
The scale of modern slavery in Britain is much higher than previously thought with more than 136,000 people treated as slaves and almost half of the victims are children, according to the latest 2018 Global Slavery Index.
"We cannot sit back while millions of women, girls, men and boys around the world are having their lives destroyed and their potential extinguished by criminals seeking a quick profit." Mr. Andrew Forrest, Founder of the Walk Free Foundation said.
The 2018 Global Slavery Index (GSI) is the most comprehensive study on the issue that's ever been published and measures the extent of modern slavery in individual countries and the steps governments are taking to respond to this issue and the steps they're taking to end it.
An important finding is that the prevalence of modern slavery is higher than previously thought in wealthier countries.
18 July, 2018
The Best Brexit OptionAs the Conservative and Labour Parties tear themselves apart over Brexit, I frequently see and hear people in mainstream media touting as their preferred EU exit outcome one of three options. These are:
Teresa May's Chequers proposal
A No deal Brexit
Scrap the referendum result and stay in the EUOf these, the only realistic option is no deal, which, in spire of the forecsts of economic doom and the scaremongering of the Remain camp and the EU itself has been the only viable option since the day after the referendum, when EU officials including Jean - Claude Drunkard and Guy Verhofshit started talking about 'punishing the UK' for voting to leave.
As two prominent Leave supporting economists, Roger Bootle and Liam Halligan have recently explained in their newspaper columns, a “no deal” scenario is absolutely fine, it will not mean British companies cannot trade with the EU, but that in future we will trade under the conditions applying to members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Those conditions are similar to EU conditions but do not restrict our ability to trade with non EU nations on mutually agreed terms rather than terms imposed by Brussels, and has the added advantage of leaving no residue from our current relationship with the EU, granting the UK freedom to determine its own domestic and international economic policy. Just like every developed country in the world, outside Europe.
There will be a cost to it to leaving in this way. Trading with the EU would not be as frictionless as it is today. There would be tariffs when selling goods to the EU averaging 3.5%. Exporters would have to register their goods before exporting and 2% of consignments would be subject to customs inspections at the border.
But the cost would be small and more than outweighed by the boost to trade with non EU nations freedom from EU bureaucracy will give. As Bootle pointed out, as WTO members the EU and the UK have treaty obligations to ensure frictionless trade. The practical increase in friction would be minimal. Economist Graham Gudgin and businessman John Mills estimated the cost of the additional obstructions to be around 1% of total UK-EU export costs.
Trading on WTO terms is a well-trodden path. We already trade with most of the non-EU world in this way and indeed, very successfully. More successfully than we trade with the EU, with which we have an enormous trade deficit due to our exporting industries being geared to trading outside the EU.
Other complications like flights could be agreed in a memorandum of understanding, allowing current arrangements to continue until alternative arrangements were made. The remain camp have tried to suggest British people will not be able to travel freely in Europe after Brexit. This is one of their most outrageous lies. I was just old enough to travel widely when we entered the EU in January 1973 and never found any difficulty in having to present my passport at borders.
In exchange for the small loss to our trade with the EU — the part that’s less important, is proportionately shrinking and on which we earn a huge deficit — there would be a large gain in regard to the non-EU part — the part that’s more important, is growing and on which we earn a substantial surplus.
After no deal, Theresa May’s Chequers fudge is the next best option, though worse that trying to reverse the referendum result at this stage, or remaining in the EU on unfavourable terms.
May’s half - in, half - out proposal is worse than EU membership, the only redeeming feature being it gets us out of the EU, which opens the possibility of acting unilaterally to sever remaining ties at a later date.
“No-deal” isn’t the best possible outcome though. That would be a Free Trade Agreement with the EU, similar to the one they have with Canada. Amusingly, the EU has already offered this and, in her bid to become a contender in the most incompetent Prime Minister ever contest, May rejected it.
Talk about looking a gift horse in the mouth.RELATED POSTS:
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14 July, 2018
Native Dutch Told to ‘Get Out’ if They Don’t Want to Be a Minority in Own Homeland
Leaders of the DENK party, a Muslim supremacist group
Anyone native Dutch person who is concerned about the possibily of Dutch people becoming a minority in an increasingly ‘multicultural’ Netherlands should leave, according to the leader of Muslim extremist, pro-migrant party DENK.
Tunahan Kuzu (pictured above, right), whose founded-by-migrants, for migrants party wants to create a 1,000-agent ‘racism police’ to drive up prosecutions against people with “xenophobic” beliefs (i.e. anyone who doesn't accept that Netherlands is an Islamic theocracy), made his controversial statement in a YouTube video earlier this week.
In a conversation about identity in the Netherlands, the Istanbul-born MP tells Turkish-origin YouTuber Ismail Ilgun: “When Dutch people see you as a foreigner, they are basically saying they feel superior and that you don’t belong.”
Calling for the tables to be turned, he said any native Dutch people with concerns about “the changing face of the Netherlands, where different people from different backgrounds live together in a city like Zaandam or a neighbourhood like Poelenburg” should “get the hell out”.
Famous for his ‘Hoodvlogs’ videos showcasing the exploits of Turkish youths in Poelenburg, a crime-plagued “problem district” of Zaandam where less than 30 percent of the population is Dutch, Ilgun was branded “scum of the earth” by Prime Minister Mark Rutte in 2016.
The Dutch have been one of the most tolerant and welcoming nations to both Indonesian and Turkish immigrants since at least the 1960's, and from many other nations since, and look where it has got them. These bold as brass invaders can spout whatever hatred and threats they like without fear because all they have known is tolerance from the supplicant natives who have mostly been cowed into silence.
Europe used to be at the forefront of intellectual ability and innovation, while respecting the traditions responsible for such success. How did so many collective minds lose the ability to think critically? Was there a mind numbing virus that affected only indigenous Europeans? Was there a secret plan implemented that miraculously lowered the IQ of Europeans—after which, of course, they couldn’t figure out what happened? How does a continent persuade itself that it needs to die the death of cultural exitinction, and celebrate it with rainbow regalia? There’s a bit of angry buzzing from a few who realize they’ve been played for fools. The sort of frenzied buzzing one hears a disoriented fly make before the fly swatter silences it once and for all. The Russians, Chinese, Indians, Japanese—none have been as stratospherically stupid as Europeans.
Stefan Molyneaux posted a video of his conversation with Jared Taylor on YouTube about this very question. To make a long story short, they both suggested that the reason for this capitulation is that the West is a guilt culture, based on our dominant religion Christianity. The Christian churches have played on this for 1600 years.
"Jesus died on the cross for YOUR sins."
"Tough, I didn't ask him to."
This policy of guilt tripping us worked until the nineteenth century when people started to openly question the nonsensical stories of Christianity. Just when we should have broken free of the tyranny of power addicted priests, along came Cultural Marxism and guilt tripped many of us about inequality. This guilt culture is very susceptible to outsiders who do not feel guilt as we do to take advantage of us. It can be seen all over Europe and north America.
Some see in Nietzsche’s writings an astute understanding of the political power of guilt. Those groups who harbor resentment towards those who have wealth, power, artistic excellence, end up hating them and wanting to take what the more affluent class have. What’s the most cunning way to revolt in a guilt driven culture? Not by using physical force against people who control the wealth, the police and the standing armies. By far the most effective approach is to undermine the fabric of society by accusing the dominant culture of victimising the minorities. Thus Cultural Marxism cold have been made to order for those groups whose members have not succeeded. The purpose of Cultural Marxism's main weapon, politically correct thinking, is to make the successful feel guilty, immoral and unjust for succeeding and enjoying an affluent lifestyle.
The guilt induced must be profound enough to make those who have done well feel immoral for having what they do. They can be shamed into giving up what they have for the sake of the “oppressed.” A very crafty way to undermine those who have what you want, without having to resort to force. Just make them feel morally inferior and guilty, and their world is your oyster. Some see Nietzsche as prophetic in the way the PC progressives toss around morally loaded terms, and take on the role of modern Pharisees. Taking them seriously was a fatal error.
By saying "guilt-based society" they are talking about what controls people's behavior. So for instance a shame-based society (the Middle East is an example of this) people are more concerned with what other's think of their transgressions, rather than an internal moral compass that has gone awry. That is why they will kill a daughter or sister for shaming their family, while for a European or American that concept is barbaric. If I feel bad about stealing something from work, it comes about because I've internalized the concept of "thou shalt not steal," and so feel guilty whether or not anyone knows about it. Of course we (Europeans and Americans) do feel shame, and of course Arabs and Asians do feel guilt to some extent. But the concept refers to which of these feelings tends to more strongly influence our behavior.
Obviously these are generalizations but this idea of guilt controlling us runs through our religion and some pretty ancient legends and beliefs. So the theory that foreigners learn about our tendency to feel guilty when we don't live up to the impossible standards set by 'the perfect human being,' the fairy story character Jesus of Nazareth, and use that to their advantage. And if you think about it, it makes sense. Can you even imagine moving to Japan and then scolding them for being racist when they won't hire you to work for the government? They wouldn't care because for them racism is not something to be ashamed of.
13 July, 2018
Trump: London Mayor Has Done ‘Terrible Job’ on Terrorism, Crime
U.S. President Donald J. Trump has issued a damning indictment of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he has done a “terrible job” on terrorism and crime.
“I think allowing millions and millions of people to come into Europe is very, very sad,” President told The Sun, ahead of his working visit to the United Kingdom.
“I look at cities in Europe, and I can be specific if you’d like. You have a mayor who has done a terrible job in London. He has done a terrible job. Take a look at the terrorism that is taking place. Look at what is going on in London. I think he has done a very bad job on terrorism,” he added.
Khan, who (in)famously suggested that terrorism was “part and parcel of living in a great global city”, admitted that there were around 200 former Islamic State fighters at large in the British capital shortly after the London Bridge terror attacks.
He indicated he could not tell the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police to have them all followed because he was only responsible for “15 to 20 percent” of the force’s budget and had to husband his resources wisely to combat crime — although he was able to find money for a £1.7 million “online hate crime” hub in 2016.
Khan also suggested the terror threat had nothing to do with mass migration, claiming falsely that the London Bridge terrorists “hadn’t come from overseas”. In fact, the three killers were all born abroad in Pakistan and North Africa, and two came to Britain posing as asylum seekers.READ ALL >>>
12 July, 2018
Official Report On Douma Gas Attack Discredits Warmongers’s Propaganda.
"One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived," Niccolo Machiavelli
"I was lured with cookies and then sprayed with water," says alleged child victim of the Douma chemical attack (Picture: Express news )
The thoughts of the Renaissance-era's most famous political philosopher's are often as relevant today as when he first published them in the sixteenth century and the above quotation describe perfectly the politically motivated allegation that Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al Assad launched a chemical weapon attack on the city of Douma, 10km northeast of Damascus, with nerve gas on April 7, 2018.
More concerning perhaps than the fabrication of the story by Salafist (Islamic extremist) groups (possibly in collaboration with the intelligence agencies of western governments,) and the ulterior motive behind it, to provoke armed conflict betwen military superpowers, was the readiness of western political establishments and media to believe it. The ISIS / Al Nusra rebels were at the time struggling to hang on to territory that had been occupied by their Islamic State fundamentalist rebellion for seven years, and was under siege by the Syrian Arab Army with Iranian and Russian support. Assad and his allies were on the brink of victory, they had absolutely nothing to gain from an act that could only arouse hostility in the rest of the world.
And yet, apart from the usual chorus of claims from alt_media sources that it was a false flag incident there was little analysis from the mainstream news organisations to point out the inconsistencies in the official narrative.
The last ditch effort to outrage world opinion and put the West on a collision course with Russia, Iran and probably China almost worked when the Trump administration, supported by France's Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Theresa May, decided to launch a missile strike against Syria on the back of it.
The last time the major nuclear powers had been so close to direct conflict was the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. The fact that the attack came after years of US / NATO provocations of Russia, from the blatant breach of a treaty signed at the break up of the Soviet Union in 1991, in which NATO and the EU agreed they would not seek to recruit former Soviet Union states (e.g. Lithuania, Ukraine) or Warsaw Pact members such as Poland and Hungary to western economic and military alliances. In return Russia would allow those states full independence to transform themselves into democracies.
Now many former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact members have full membership of NATO and the EU, with others seeking to join. Further provocations have included the CIA engineered destabilisation of Ukraine, the imposition of economic sanctions and military interventions in third world nations.
In the world view of neocons, neo - liberals cultural Marxists and other regime-change enthusiasts the world is reduced to a gunfight-at-the-OK-corral simplicity in which non-Western nations, the guys in black hats, and the western powers which like to think of themselves as liberal democracies though in reality they are corporate meritocracies, wear white hats. People, individuals and human communities are of no more significance than toy cowboys in a child's game. In this game however, players are manoeuvring for wealth and power and it is real lives they sacrifice, not plastic toys.
Independent commentators have always maintained that the rebellion in Syria was backed by the USA, NATO and Saudi Arabia. Syria is Russia's only ally with a Mediterranean coastline and geopolitical strategists see the fulfillment of Saudi Arabia's long term ambition to build an oil and gas pipeline from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean via Jordan, Syria and Turkey as a way to undermine Russia's oil trade with Europe.
It was due only to the astute leadership of Vladimir and the Russian government to tolerate a loss of face by offering no response to what was undoubtedly an act of war by Washington and its allies against an ally of Russia and China, that armed conflict, with the possibility of escalation to nuclear warfare, was avoided.
Instead it was agreed that both sides would accept the result of an inquiry conducted by the internationally recognised Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons, (OPCW).
Now the initial findings of the OPCW inspectors have been published in an interim report, based on the results of its on-site investigations into claims made mainly by British and French political figures and reported in the most lurid terms by mainstream media that a nerve gas attack took place in Douma on April 7, and it makes grim reading for the army of warmongers on both the left and right of the political spectrum as it does for those with financial interests in the military / industrial complex and the strange, insubstantial creatures who hate capitalism but yearn for a global, authoritarian government. Many left wing ideologues who've made a career out of defending the indefensible, and their brainwashed followers as going to end up looking extremely foolish after asserting that there was irrefutable evidence that Assad's forces carried out the attack, just as they did after previous allegations of war crimes by 'fascist dictators' who stood in the way of US / EU economic hegemony.
The short snippet below, from the interim report, shows it will make very grim reading for those who urged direct western intervention in the Syrian war, and will in the long term damage the case for economic imperialism.
"The results show that no organophosphorous nerve agents or their degradation products [emphasis added] were detected in the environmental samples or in the plasma samples taken from alleged casualties."
NO NERVE AGENTS? The gas attack on the strength of which we were meant to go to war was not even a false flag, but a pure propaganda lie aimed at starting a war that would have killed millions in order to remove a dictator who according to the evidence we have, is supported by more than half his people, not because they think his authoritarian government is wonderful but because they know, as we all do now after seeing news coverage of the atrocities inflicted by ISIS and Al Nusra rebels on innocent people, that the government most likely to take over if Assad fell would be more brutal, more theocratic and, in every way, worse.
People who have supported efforts to impose 'freedom and democracy' i.e. American style meritocracy on Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine and all the way back to Vietnam in the 1960s, in their orgies of self righteousness and virtue signalling forget that in a truly free nation, the people should be able to choose their own course into the future. Freedom to accept the model imposed by external powers is not freedom at all.
When Winston Churchill, a dyed-in-the-wool colonialist, expressed the opinion that, "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies," he exposed the way propaganda (fake news to employ the currently fashionable term,) has always been used to mislead the public and manipulate opinion in favour of perpetual wars waged by the West in the interests of maintaining the elite's grip on power and ensuring the bulk of wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a few powerful families.
Are Chemical Weapons Inspectors Investigating Anything in Syria?
From The Anti – Media Following on from our post yesterday on the findings of veteran British journalist Robert Fisk who was the first western reporter to reach the site of the alleged chemical weapon incident. April 17, 2018 at 9:10 pm Written by Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — Syrian Ambassador Bashar Jaafari told the UN Security Council … Continue reading
10 July, 2018
First Among Shithole Countries
Nigeria - burning its oil wealth (Picture: Zero Hedge )
Nigeria was recently rated the poorest country in the world based on the numers living in extreme poverty, moving ahead of India, in spite of the african nation's oil revenues which amount to several hundred billion dollars over the last decade, a watchdog group has revealed.
The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, as quoted by local media, said Nigeria had earned some US$484 billion from oil in the last 10 years, but the state of its population and infrastructure has only deteriorated. According to the organization, the oil earnings were sufficient to meet the need for an annual US$15-billion investment in infrastructure for the next 33 years, but the funds were not used to do that.
Meanwhile, in its latest report on poverty, the Brookings Institution estimated that the number of people living in extreme poverty in Nigeria had grown to 87 million people, versus 73 million in India.
According to Brookings, poverty in India is falling while in Nigeria, it’s growing at a rate of six people per minute. What’s more, India’s total population is above 1 billion while Nigeria’s is 198 million, meaning those living in extreme poverty are a much higher portion of the population in the oil-rich state.
Lower GDP is one of the factors accounting for the growing poverty despite substantial oil revenues. Nigeria was hard hit by the 2014 oil price collapse and its economic growth slowed from 6.3 percent in that year to 1.9 percent for the first quarter of 2018, Vanguard reports. What’s more, the daily notes, what money has been borrowed to spend on infrastructure in a bid to restart the economy after the price collapse has been very far from sufficient to achieve this goal.
Nigeria is also plagued by very high crime rates that are certainly not helping matters, and neither is the displacement of people from the countryside to the cities.
6 July, 2018
Illegal Immigrants In Paris No-Go Zone Suburbs Passes 400,000 Mark
In the northern suburbs of Paris public spaces have been taken over by illegal immigrants (Picture source: blazingcatfur.ca )
A report from two members of the French National Assembly claims could be up to 400,000 illegal immigrants living in Seine-Saint-Denis department. According to their figures between eight and 20 percent of the population of Paris’s troubled northern suburbs may be constituted by illegal immigants and that many live on the streets because of the strain put on social services by the magnitude of the influx, Le Figaro reports.
The department, consisting of three northern suburbs, Saint Denis, Hauts de Seine and Val de Marne suffer the highest poverty rate in the Paris conurbation at 28 percent and an unemployment rate three percentage points higher than the city to the south.
The report was authored by representatives from different parties, Rodrigue Koukouendo, a member of President Emmanuel Macron’s Le Republique En Marche (LREM) party and François Cornut-Gentille of the conservative Republicans, with both authors emphasising that social services and police in the area were struggling to cope with the huge numbers of illegals.
The two MPs suggested a reform of the way the government collects statistical data to help government departments understand the problem they are dealing with, writing: “To identify urban phenomena of ghettoisation, to explain educational difficulties, to combat discrimination and to adapt the resources of the police and the judiciary to a specific population, the question of establishing so-called ethnic statistics is raised.”
The report's conclusions can only point to more trouble in store for the boy Macron who is already suffering record negative ratings after statking is presidency on his ability to sell French voters the ideas that part of the solution to the immigrant problem is to increase immigration levels and abolish border controls.RELATED POSTS:
3 July 2018
App developers working for ad agencies that use Google ad servers are scanning your email to improve ad targeting.
Google, not a corporation that ever takes ethics seriously, even by corporate standards, made a pledge about this time last year that it would stop its servers scanning the inboxes of Gmail users for information to personalize advertisements, hypocritically stating that it was committed to protecting data so users could “remain confident that Google will keep users privacy and security paramount ”
However the internet search and advertising giant continues to let hundreds of outside software developers scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users who signed up for email-based services offering shopping price comparisons, automated travel-itinerary planners or other tools. Google does little to police those developers, who train their computers—and, in some cases, employees—to read their users’ emails, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found.
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2 July, 2018
World Government? You Thought It Was A conspiracy Theory?
It should be well established by now that this blog opposes globalisation and supports small government and individual liberty. It should also be well established that the mainstream media and social media organisations like Facebook and Twitter, controlled by the globalist banking cartel, have dedicated themselves to suppressing what they call ‘Fake news’, which has never been properly defined but which according to mainstream media and social media is anything that dissents from the globalist narrative.
So here’s a little snippet that shows where fake news originates and gives us a clue as to the agenda of those behind it’s use in propaganda.
“We are grateful to The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But, the work is now much more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a …….WORLD GOVERNMENT ”
David Rockefeller, founder of the Trilateral Commission, in an address to a meeting of The Trilateral Commission, in June, 1991.MORE New World Order posts
1 July, 2018
Universities warned of 'creeping segregation' as Sheffield launches LGBT-only student halls
UK Universities have been given a warning about an emerging trend of what is referred to as “creeping segregation” on campus as University of Sheffield became the nation's first to offer student housing where only gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students are allowed to live.
Sheffield University announced it will provide a number of LGBT-only student apartments in September to provide “safe space for students to be themselves”. The university has had 30 enquiries so far and already has plans to expand the number available for next year.
The move has been prompted by concerns from student union leaders that gay and trans students will be targets of “bullying and harassment” in mainstream accommodation. A report from surveys of this year's under graduates found that 42 percent of LGBT students claim they are forced to conceal their sexuality at university, and 33 percent have received “negative comments” from other students.
But the director of the country’s largest student accommodation service criticised the plan as a form of “segregation” which will ghettoise gay youth and divide student communities.
The Daily Stirrer thinks taxpayer's (whose money funds universities) have a right to expect university students to concentrate on their academic life, their sex lives are nobody else's concern. If the current generation of Gay BLTs did not spend so much time getting in people's faces and yelling about their sexuality they might find they get a better reception from the heterosexual community.RELATED POSTS:
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