22 Jan 2020
Like the UK. “[The] preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy. ..."By Greg Felton: A government, whatever its nature, rules as an imperial power over its people. The surest way to exercise this control is to prop up the illusion that it acts in the public interest. Paul Craig Roberts and Alvin Rabushka spelled out this salient fact in the March 1973 issue of Public Choice, in their article “A Diagrammatic Exposition of an Economic Theory of Imperialism,” and what they wrote is no less relevant today.
The act of voting is one of the props that sustains the delusion of self-rule. People do vote, but the candidates are decided by the oligarchy of organized interest groups. This is also the conclusion of a 2014 study by Princeton University professors Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page about the extent to which U.S. government policy reflects public preferences. Gilens and Page found that voters are, to all intents and purposes, irrelevant to their own “democratic” government:
Jewish prison administration transferred 34 Gentile child prisoners to Damon prison without the presence of their adult representatives. The Jewish Israel regime’s systematic use of prisons is part of its brutal occupation of Palestine.
Via Samidoun: Jewish Israel occupation regime announced that child prisoners would be transferred away from the Ofer prison and separated into cells without the adult prisoner representatives who support them before the prison administration on Saturday, 11 January. In response, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society noted that this is another attempt to confiscate one of the achievements of Palestinian prisoners that came through long periods of struggle, putting Palestinian children and youth at further risk.
'No Way to Treat a Child'
...forced to pay 1800 euros to some JewsAuthored by Paul Joseph Watson: French intellectual Renaud Camus has been given a 2 month suspended prison sentence for saying that mass immigration into Europe represents an “invasion.”
for his crime of opinion.
for his crime of opinion.
Camus will only avoid jail by paying 1800 euros to two so-called “anti-racist” organizations, SOS Racisme and the LICRA (International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism).
The writer, who is the author of Le Grand Remplacement (The Great Replacement), was charged with “public incitement to hate or violence on the basis of origin, ethnicity, nationality, race or religion.”
The conviction stems from a November 2017 speech in Colombey-les-deux Eglises to the National Council of European Resistance in which Camus declared, “Immigration has become an invasion.”
"On behalf of the people of Kerman province, we will pay a $3 million reward..."By Tyler Durden: ISNA News reports Tuesday that an Iranian lawmaker offered $3 million for a bounty on President Trump's head after the assassination earlier this month that killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds military force and one of the most influential people in the country.
"On behalf of the people of Kerman province, we will pay a $3 million reward in cash to whoever kills Trump," lawmaker Ahmad Hamzeh told parliament.
There was no mention from Hamzeh if the bounty had official backing from Iran's clerical leaders.
Kerman is the capital of the Kerman Province in Iran – the 10th most populous city. It's also the region where Soleimani was born.
"If we had nuclear weapons today, we would be protected from threats ... We should put the production of long-range missiles capable of carrying unconventional warheads on our agenda. This is our natural right," the lawmaker added.
British people are lazy and useless, we need immigrats to fix our problems.
'Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Zhejiang, Henan, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Seoul, Tokyo, Brisbane, Taipei - and now Washington State.'Update (2130ET): North Korea has temporarily closed its borders to foreign tourists, two major operators of tours to the isolated country said, in an apparent effort to seal itself off from a new virus causing global health worries.
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Update (2115ET): Chinese officials have just held a press conference that was anything but the usual CDC "everything's ok" statement. The particularly ominous warning that the virus is mutating and spreading is perhaps due to the poor handling of the SARS breakout in 2002/3 which was marked by cover-ups and official reluctance to share information.
Li Bin, vice head of China's National Health Commission, confirmed there are 440 confirmed coronavirus cases in this new outbreak and there have been 9 deaths. Some 1,394 patients are under medical observation.