The Diverse Do Not Want Police By Charles Taylor

     Well, here is the Left agenda laid out clearly. Defund the police is just that, getting rid of the police. It will be run with disarming Whites as well, so no home self defence is possible.

“Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback who launched the anthem protest movement in the NFL, is now launching a movement aimed at ending what he calls the “scourge of police terrorism.” The former 49er made the announcement on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Kaepernick partnered with Medium shortly after announcing his plans to release a memoir. Editors from LEVEL, which is a part of Medium, described “Abolition for the People’s” goal of ending both policing and prisons. The announcement says: ‘Abolition for the People,’ a project produced by Kaepernick Publishing in partnership with LEVEL, seeks to end that debate once and for all. Over the next four weeks, the project will publish 30 stories from organizers, political prisoners, scholars, and advocates — all of which point to the crucial conclusion that policing and prisons do not serve as catch-all solutions for the issues and people the state deems social problems. Not only do police and prisons fail to make us safer, but reform has only strengthened their most toxic ingrained practices. The only answer is abolition, a full dismantling of the carceral state and the institutions that support it. Instead, we need to invest in a future that puts justice and the needs of the community first. A future that, as Colin Kaepernick himself says in his introductory essay, makes us safer, healthier, and truly free. The need for abolition is rooted in the anti-Blackness intrinsic to policing and incarceration — phenomena which will be amply proven over the coming days — but the realization of it offers justice for all people in all communities and global liberation from systemic oppression. We invite you to read and learn along with us. Kaepernick is no stranger to criticizing the police. In September of 2016, photos surfaced of Kaepernick wearing socks depicting police officers as pigs. He also called for the abolition of police after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron did not charge any of the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, with murder.”

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China Tricked the West into Committing Economic Suicide By James Reed

     Here is some material supporting the line I have been pushing in this blog, that the Chinese communists used Covid-19 as a weapon against the West, and the globalists worked with them in the quest to eliminate our freedoms, democracy, and rule of law, you name it.

“Did China trick the world into committing economic suicide? As the global community continues to grapple with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic – and the economic catastrophe caused by the associated “lockdowns” imposed by governments around the world – a chilling new theory has emerged. It goes like this – China, in an enormous disinformation campaign spread via social media and through compromised voices in Western politics, science and medicine, aggressively pushed for other nations to follow its lead, with the goal of intentionally destroying their economies. That’s according to Michael Senger, a lawyer and researcher based in Atlanta, Georgia. In an article for Tablet Magazine, Senger has laid out a disturbing timeline of evidence that, if true, hints at what could be the most effective and devastating psy-op ever carried out by a world government. “By promoting fraudulent data, aggressively deploying disinformation, and flexing its institutional clout, Beijing transformed the snake oil of lockdowns into ‘science’, crippling rival economies, expanding its influence and sowing authoritarian values,” Senger writes on Twitter.”

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A Green Light on Red Light Cameras By Ian Wilson LL. B

     A fascinating decision by the Supreme Court of South Australia has called into question the current operation of the red light cameras, that have clocked up tens of millions of dollars in fines for drivers. In principle, a landmark decision opens the flood gates of appeal for hundreds.

“Thousands of red light offences caught by traffic cameras are under a cloud, after the Supreme Court overturned a motorist’s traffic fine. The bombshell Supreme Court judgement overturned a red light running offence on the basis that the state’s camera testing regimen is invalid. The court found police must now test cameras when a private vehicle, or police test vehicle, is actually running a red light. Currently police only test if a car sets off the camera when going past on a green light, because red light testing is too dangerous and difficult. Specialist traffic lawyer Karen Stanley, acting for motorist David Woolmer, won the appeal and said up to 3000 fines currently unpaid – plus the 700 future fines each month – could now be challenged in the courts. “Until there is some change within SAPOL, or this judgment is overturned on appeal, it is hard to see how red light fines can continue to be issued and how current charges can continue to be prosecuted,’’ Ms Stanley said. Supreme Court Justice Greg Parker upheld an appeal against a Magistrate’s Court finding that in March 2018 David Woolmer’s white Holden sedan had been caught by a camera in the intersection of Magill Road and Portrush Road, Beulah Park, when a red traffic arrow was showing. The Supreme Court found a test carried out in February on that fixed camera only established that the camera was photographing cars travelling through the intersection after passing an electronic switch during green lights – not red. In other words, the testers did not sit and wait for a vehicle to go through a red light and break the law — or run their own test car through on a red light — as part of the test. The bombshell finding is likely to change regulations to insist that police run a test to witness a car breaking road rules – which would be costly and difficult and time consuming.”

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Look Who’s Back! By All Those Writers Who Thought Trump Would be Murdered!

     Well, we got it wrong, but it could have been a conspiratorial plot, so better unsafe than sorry. And, we all said in our respective articles that it was a hypothesis. But, since we are fools, getting things wrong is just what we do best:

     The good thing, as Trump has already indicated in a Tweet, is that Covid-1984 is not so tough, and fear of it should not dominate one’s life, or the economy, or voting at elections. Great, now let’s get onto the next conspiracy, and call it right this time!

Trendy Popeish Globalism By Peter West

     The globalist anti-Western Pope has entered the Us presidential debates, with an implicit attack upon Trump’s soft nationalist policies, such as building a wall to protect the US from illegal alien invaders. The Pope does not want any walls for the West, but he is silent about whether China should allow itself to be invaded, and he has never commented about the wall around Vatican City.

“Pope Francis has called on Christians to break down walls and embrace a love without borders in a new encyclical letter released on Sunday. “We achieve fulfilment when we break down walls,” wrote the pope, who ironically rules the world’s only completely walled-in sovereign territory, the Vatican City State. The pope referred to walls a remarkable 14 times in his letter titled Fratelli Tutti (Brothers All), insisting that the Church wants “to build bridges, to break down walls, to sow seeds of reconciliation.” “Each one of us is called to be an artisan of peace,” Francis said, “by uniting and not dividing, by extinguishing hatred and not holding on to it, by opening paths of dialogue and not by constructing new walls.” The pope said that his new letter was inspired by Saint Francis of Assisi who lived in a world “bristling with watchtowers and defensive walls” where “cities were a theatre of brutal wars between powerful families, even as poverty was spreading through the countryside.” Building walls reveals a deep-seated fear of others and fear of the unknown, the pontiff wrote, and a desire for security in one’s own little world. “There is a kind of ‘local’ narcissism unrelated to a healthy love of one’s own people and culture,” Francis said. “It is born of a certain insecurity and fear of the other that leads to rejection and the desire to erect walls for self-defence.”

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Now it’s Medical Racism! By Brian Simpson

     Whenever I hear of the medical journal The Lancet, I think of some kind of basin to collect pus. No, a lancet is actually a fine, sharp pointed needle, used mainly to pinch the skin in blood sugar monitoring. Or, it is part of the fight against racism, the deadliest disease in the world, apparently. Move right over Covid-1984!

“The killing of Eric Garner in 2014 at the hands of the New York Police Department and the footage that circulated of his death after he was put in a chokehold elevated the phrase “I can't breathe” to a protest chant for those in the fight against structural racism worldwide. Its repetition by George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, USA, in 2020 and by others in anti-racism protests amid the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened the salience of these words. While much public health research has shown that racism is a fundamental determinant of health outcomes and disparities, racist policy and practice have also been integral to the historical formation of the medical academy in the USA. The term structural violence has its origins in peace studies in the 1960s as a way of understanding the iniquities of imperialism that persisted in the post-colonial world. As Paul Farmer and colleagues have described, structural violence explains how the organisation of society “puts individuals and populations in harm's way. The arrangements are structural because they are embedded in the political and economic organization of our social world; they are violent because they cause injury to people (typically, not those responsible for perpetuating such inequalities).” While no single concept can capture the complexity or full dynamics of racism, the brief historical examples we discuss here show that structural violence is helpful for understanding how the histories of violence, neglect, and oppression that crisscross law enforcement, politics, medical care, and public health are inextricably linked and manifested in the present. Like the history of US policing, the history of medicine and health care in the USA is marked by racial injustice and myriad forms of violence: unequal access to health care, the segregation of medical facilities, and the exclusion of African Americans from medical education are some of the most obvious examples. These, together with inequalities in housing, employment opportunities, wealth, and social service provision, produce disproportionate health disparities by race. The health community needs to confront these painful histories of structural violence to develop more effective anti-racist and benevolent public health responses to entrenched health inequalities, the COVID-19 pandemic, and future pandemics. 

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Prince Charles and Climate Change … Should I Even Mention This? It Makes Me Sad By James Reed

     Friends, this pains me as a loyal monarchist and servant of Her Majesty the Queen. I have secret worries about the future of the monarchy after our glorious Queen dies. Forgive me, but the time has come to face facts. Here is why:

“Prince Charles recently spoke at the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity and urged all human beings to start taking climate change seriously. Prince Charles called for a “military-style campaign” to address “this most grave and urgent challenge.” The United Nations does have its own army, consisting of “peacekeeping soldiers” from all the member countries. Will the military response to climate change include climate lock downs, with UN troops patrolling the streets? What does a military response to climate change look like? Will populations around the world be told to go “all in” to combat climate change, that we can defeat global warming “together” as long as we relinquish our individual liberties, surrender our property rights and do as we are told? The millions of people who do not submit to the climate change oligarchy and its cult-like following could be deemed “enemies of the state” – locked down, isolated, fined and forced to obey the government in much the same way that healthy people are being locked down, isolated, fined and arrested if they do not comply with the medical edicts currently being wrought upon them. After all, combating climate change by restricting human freedom is for “our safety” – the same tactic that was used to control people during the covid-19 crisis.

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Biden Cheats! By Chris Knight

     This article, linked below, gives the photos that show Joe Biden cheating during the Trump vs Biden debate, by wearing a wire. His minders were beaming answers right into his senile brain, which is why he got confused when Trump began his machine gun response to him. Yes, nothing about this from the mainstream media, because Joe can do what it takes to get in and push their agenda.

“Have you wondered why Biden kept looking down most of the debate, even though he had no notes? He was concentrating on what his advisors were telling him, over the wire. Make no mistake, while Trump was talking and arguing with Wallace, Biden was being told exactly what to say next, word for word. This must be called out at the very beginning of the next debate, and Trump may even demand jackets be opened, sleeves rolled up, and ear holes examined. This is how Biden prevented most off his own gaffs, even though he told lie after lie, knowing fake news would back him up on all of it, but then this happened. Biden has already been busted wearing earpieces so his team can feed him lines during town hall meetings, virtual meetings, basically everywhere he goes. He often asks his cheat team to turn up the volume, while he fiddles with his ears waiting for words that actually make sense to Americans. Don’t forget, the Biden camp refused any type of third-party inspection for communication devices just days before the debate. Remember? This is why. If it’s just a “baseless conspiracy theory,” then it can be easily debunked live at the beginning of the next debate. Simple as that. It will only take 10 seconds for Biden and Trump to open their jackets, roll up their sleeves, and let the cameras zoom in on their ears from the side. Just as people are checked by metal detectors and pat downs for weapons at the door, let’s check for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ (Biden cheating his way into the White House) at the debates. The Left is dying to install Communism in America, and destroy the middle class, gun rights, freedom of press, freedom of religion and freedom to criticize the government, just like in China right now. This is a covert operation to steal the election. The Left needs covert spying, listening and communication devices. Here’s one brand of the device the Biden team used if you’d like to know more about the Democrat’s cheating schemes. Using a clarity, interference-free microphone system, complete with neck loop and discrete wireless earpieces, Biden’s advisors (who aren’t senile like him) were able to review every statement with him before he spoke, tell him what not to say, tell him when to smile and laugh things off, and prepare him so he sounded, at the least, functional.”

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Statistical Corruption By Brian Simpson

     Cook the statistics and one can prove almost anything. Consider this example of mainstream media false news:

“A new Wall Street Journal / NBC News poll released on Sunday gave former Vice President Joe Biden a 14-point lead over President Trump, suggesting that "the debate - is having a material effect on Mr. Trump's political standing." Another factor having a 'material effect' is the poll's egregious oversampling of Democrats - with 45% of those asked identifying as either "Strong Democrat" , "Not very strong Democrat" , "Independent/lean Democrat" - vs. the 36% of those asked identifying as the same degrees of Republican. 13% of those asked are "Strictly Independent."

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They Come with Guns By Charles Taylor

     Here is the future for the US, where the diverse must be allowed to do what they want irrespective of the rule of law. Any policing they don’t like will be met in this fashion.  

“Some 400 members of an armed black militia brandished semi-automatic weapons in a show of force in Louisiana on Saturday as they protested a recent fatal shooting of a black man by local police. The NFAC, or ‘Not F****** Around Coalition,’ is an Atlanta-based militia made up primarily of former military veterans. The organization has frequently staged processions and marches in several cities that have been flashpoints of racial tension these past few months. The militia members were marching to protest the August 21 shooting death of Trayford Pellerin. Police claimed officers shot Pellerin after he was seen walking into a convenience store with a knife. It was particularly active this past summer in Louisville, where protests were frequently staged in the wake of the March 12 shooting by police of Breonna Taylor. Last month, a Louisville grand jury declined to pursue criminal charges against any of the officers for fatally shooting Taylor, a 26-year-old black EMT who was killed in her bed as cops executed a no-knock search warrant. Police, who believed Taylor’s home was used to facilitate the sale of drugs, did not find any narcotics during the raid. According to its leader, John ‘Grandmaster Jay’ Johnson, the NFAC’s three main missions is to protect the black community; self-police the black community; and educate the community about their rights as gun owners.”

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Guilty of Defending Italy By Richard Miller

     Nationalist hero, Matteo Salvini, is being put on trial for defending Italy, or as the elites charge, a little something called “migrant kidnapping”:

“Italy’s far-right former interior minister Matteo Salvini goes on trial on Saturday on kidnapping charges over an incident in 2019 when 116 migrants were prevented from disembarking a coastguard ship in the Mediterranean. Prosecutors in the Sicilian city of Catania accuse the League party leader of abusing his powers to block people from disembarking from the Gregoretti coastguard boat under his “closed ports” policy. The 47-year-old called on his supporters to descend on the courtroom in Catania to protest against what he has described as a plot against him. “I will plead guilty to defending Italy and the Italians,” Salvini told the press last week. Fellow far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, head of the Brothers of Italy party, has promised to attend the rally, while the ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who has faced several trials himself, will send a delegation from his Forza Italia party.” Salvini says, “I will plead guilty to defending Italy and the Italians.”

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Medical Fascism By Mrs Vera West

     The world’s highest impact medical journal, the New England Journal of Medicine, has an article by M. M. Mello (et al.), “Ensuring Uptake of Vaccines Against SARS-CoV-2,” published October 1, 2020. A relevant extract is reprinted below, and there a Natural critique. The bottom line; don’t take the vaccine, then forget about having a job. Well, I hope the writers are the first in line to be injected.

“Although state vaccination mandates are usually tied to school and day care entry, that approach is not appropriate for SARS-CoV-2 because children won’t be a high-priority group. In addition, state mandates should not be structured as compulsory vaccination (absolute requirements); instead, noncompliance should incur a penalty. Nevertheless, because of the infectiousness and dangerousness of the virus, relatively substantive penalties could be justified, including employment suspension or stay-at-home orders for persons in designated high-priority groups who refuse vaccination. Neither fines nor criminal penalties should be used, however; fines disadvantage the poor, and criminal penalties invite legal challenges on procedural due-process grounds. Both are bad public health policy for a Covid-19 vaccine because they may stoke distrust without improving uptake. The need to build public trust requires that state officials implement vaccination policy through a transparent and inclusive process, working closely with stakeholder groups such as local health officers, health professional and hospital associations, representatives of high-risk population groups, and groups concerned about vaccine safety. States’ experience with HPV vaccination mandates offers another process tip: vaccine manufacturers should stay on the sidelines. The HPV vaccine manufacturer’s direct involvement in crafting and lobbying for mandate legislation raised suspicion that profit rather than public health motives lay behind such proposals, undercutting support for vaccination even without a mandatory regime. As with social distancing orders, we can expect that the advent of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines will spark intense clashes of feeling about what people owe to one another in the fight against the pandemic. In contrast to earlier phases of the pandemic, though, we currently have some time on our side. Careful deliberation now about state vaccination policy can help ensure that we have a strategy when the breakthrough comes.”

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China is Responsible for Trump’s Disease/Death By Chris Knight

     China has pretty much pulled of escaping responsibility for the Wuhan flu, conveniently renamed Covid-19 by WHO, to avoid offending China. But, one man, an Italian American, is having none of this, and points the finger of blame directly at China. He dares speak about the elephant, or is it, giant panda, in the room.

“Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said he holds China responsible for President Donald Trump becoming infected with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus, commonly known as the novel coronavirus. Giuliani, the president’s personal attorney, made the comment in an interview with Fox News on Oct. 4. “Don’t be paralyzed, please, our economy has to come back for the good of our children,” Giuliani said in reference to how Americans should deal with the risk of the virus. “And we assert ourselves as the most powerful nation on earth because otherwise you know who will? The country that attacked us, China. And they attacked us with this, believe me,” Giuliani said. “I hold them responsible for what happened to my president the day before yesterday and everybody else.” The CCP virus outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in late 2019. The CCP’s attempts to cover up the contagion and the regime’s overall negligence contributed to the global outbreak of the virus. Trump regularly refers to the virus as the “China virus.” The president has said the United States will make China pay a “very substantial” price for its role in the outbreak, but official actions have so far been limited to a travel ban meant to stop the spread of the disease and the freezing of the trade talks. “There are a lot of ways you can hold them accountable,” Trump said on April 27. “We are not happy with China, we are not happy with that whole situation. Because we believe it could have been stopped at the source, it could have been stopped quickly and it wouldn’t have spread all over the world.” Giuliani said he spoke to the president on Oct. 3 for 35 to 40 minutes about his health and politics. Trump passed Giuliani messages to his re-election campaign.

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The Chinese Security Issue By James Reed

     The issue of the overseas Chinese and their loyalties is being discussed, long     after the horse has bolted. It is a major problem that has no easy solution, indicating that our liberal immigration policy since the end of World War II, is incoherent, and self-destructive.

“Britain is to tighten rules about which subjects foreign students can study at its universities in a move to prevent the theft of intellectual property by Chinese students, the Times newspaper reported on Thursday. Under Britain’s Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS), postgraduate applicants from abroad already require security vetting to study subjects where their knowledge could be used in weapons programmes, according to a government website. The Times report said the list of subjects would be expanded to include areas related to cyber-security and aircraft, among others. Asked to comment on the report, the Foreign Office said the government had implemented a recent expansion of ATAS to cover military technology, to ensure Britain’s safeguards were keeping up with ever-changing global threats. “As an open country, we welcome foreign students, including from China, where they add to the academic richness of our world-leading universities,” a spokeswoman said in a statement. “But we will not accept collaborations which compromise our national security and ATAS is one of the robust procedures we have in place to protect national security and counter foreign interference.” According to the Times, the measures were expected to block hundreds of Chinese students from entering Britain, while visas for those already enrolled would be revoked if they were deemed to pose a risk.”

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Powder Keg USA By Charles Taylor

     Will Trump be assassinated by the Wuhan flu? Sure, why not. And we are the first to be reaching these levels of paranoia, so it is good to be ahead of the curve. Yes, the barbarians are now inside the gates, ruling in fact, so the US will fall into the hands of the bad dudes. Then chaos, showing that life is not like an old-time movie when the good guys win, but rather like a present-day movie, where the ugly monsters always win.

“A majority of Americans are bracing for the possibility of a politically-fired civil war, and more than half are already stockpiling food and other essential items to survive and fight back, according to a new survey shared with Secrets. In the survey, 61% said that the United States is nearing a second civil war, including a shocking 41% who “strongly agree” with that assessment. And 52% are so convinced that it is just around the corner, or after Election Day, that they are putting away food and other essentials, an historic expansion of the prepper movement that has been brewing for years, now driven by fear and coronavirus-induced shortages. “This is the single most frightening poll result I’ve ever been associated with,” said Rich Thau, president of Engagious, one of the three firms, along with the Sports and Leisure Research Group and ROKK Solutions, that conducted the “Back-to-Normal Barometer” survey. Secrets has been following the series of surveys that have been sizing up the state of the nation and business since the coronavirus crisis hit. Of all the studies so far, this is the first to raise majority concerns about a potential war. It comes as the 2020 presidential race is getting hot, with both sides ginning up support from radicals, and clashes a regular thing. It also comes as the Black Lives Matter movement continues to conduct heated protests to the point of riots in some cities.”

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Clean, Limitless Power for the Age of Consumer Affluence By James Reed

     This is great news for materialists wanting to live in an age of affluence, enjoying untold hedonism. That is the meaning of life, is it not, according to the economics folk? Anyway, free energy, anyone?

“A team of University of Arkansas physicists has successfully developed a circuit capable of capturing graphene's thermal motion and converting it into an electrical current. “An energy-harvesting circuit based on graphene could be incorporated into a chip to provide clean, limitless, low-voltage power for small devices or sensors,” said Paul Thibado, professor of physics and lead researcher in the discovery. The findings, titled "Fluctuation-induced current from freestanding graphene," and published in the journal Physical Review E, are proof of a theory the physicists developed at the U of A three years ago that freestanding graphene — a single layer of carbon atoms — ripples and buckles in a way that holds promise for energy harvesting. The idea of harvesting energy from graphene is controversial because it refutes physicist Richard Feynman’s well-known assertion that the thermal motion of atoms, known as Brownian motion, cannot do work. Thibado’s team found that at room temperature the thermal motion of graphene does in fact induce an alternating current (AC) in a circuit, an achievement thought to be impossible. In the 1950s, physicist Léon Brillouin published a landmark paper refuting the idea that adding a single diode, a one-way electrical gate, to a circuit is the solution to harvesting energy from Brownian motion. Knowing this, Thibado’s group built their circuit with two diodes for converting AC into a direct current (DC). With the diodes in opposition allowing the current to flow both ways, they provide separate paths through the circuit, producing a pulsing DC current that performs work on a load resistor.

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Dirty Vatican Politics By Peter West

     Just when you thought that the injustice against Cardinal George Pell, in his sex trial case was over, it emerges that there is much more, once hidden behind the scenes:

“A senior Catholic cardinal has been accused of using €700,000 ($1.14m) of Vatican funds to bribe witnesses to secure a sex abuse conviction against a rival. Italian media have reported that Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, 72, is suspected of wiring the cash to recipients in Australia who helped to ensure hostile testimony in the abuse trial of Cardinal George Pell, who was accused of molesting choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s. The scandal cast a shadow yesterday over the publication of a key Vatican document calling for a more caring and sharing society and denouncing the evils of war. Before he returned to Australia in 2017 where he was tried, jailed and acquitted on appeal, Cardinal Pell, 79, served as finance minister at the Vatican, where his attempts to clean up opaque accounting were opposed by Cardinal Becciu. Quoting leaked documents, the Italian newspapers La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera reported at the weekend that Vatican investigators suspect that Cardinal Becciu hoped to use the money to definitively derail Cardinal Pell’s transparency program, which threatened to expose Cardinal Becciu’s allegedly corrupt management of Vatican cash. Cardinal Becciu issued a strongly worded denial of the reports , stating: “I categorically deny interfering in any way in the trial of Cardinal Pell.” Cardinal Becciu held an influential role in distributing and investing millions of euros of Catholic donations as the deputy secretary of state between 2011 and 2018 before Francis put him in charge of running the Holy See’s department responsible for making saints. He was sacked from that job and stripped of the right to elect popes by Pope Francis last month, as Vatican investigators sifted through his spending record at the secretariat of state. Their suspicions are focused on a multimillion investment he oversaw in a luxury property in Chelsea, London, which allegedly lost the Vatican money while making millions for consultants.”

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On the Question of the Lawfulness of Travel Bans and All the Rest By Ian Wilson LL.B

     David Flint in his article, “Dictatorial Travel Ban Unlawful,” published in the Spectator Australia, August 29, 2020, puts the case, as the title indicates, that the federal government travel bans are illegal.

“Because the National Cabinet has no place in the Constitution, its decisions are affected by ministers making subordinate legislation, often without even viceregal scrutiny. Exercising a power under the Biosecurity Act ‘to prevent or control the spread’ of the virus ‘to another country’, the Health Minister on 25 March decreed that an Australian citizen ‘must not leave Australian territory as a passenger’ without satisfying some faceless bureaucrat that he or she has a ‘compelling reason’ to leave. The reasons are narrowed down on the official website. Officials and business people apart, ‘compelling reasons’ are limited to medical treatment not available in Australia or on compassionate or humanitarian grounds. According to reports, these take time and are rarely granted. This almost blanket ban on travelling is beyond the narrow power parliament gave the minister to stop the spread of the virus to another country. This is a funnel the size of which constrains the minister, whatever the National Cabinet wants, to make subordinate legislation of no greater width. He could have quite properly required that people leaving be tested. But like a Stalinist state, you can’t leave without the agreement of some faceless bureaucrat. This tyrannical requirement could be as much an actionable misfeasance in public office as was the Gillard government’s unnecessary and legally unjustifiable total ban on the export of live cattle to Indonesia. This is but one example of ministers wielding powers unnecessarily and capriciously restricting Australians in the exercise of their fundamental rights, including the common law rights to carry on a business, to work and to move around freely. Power has gone to the politicians’ heads.”

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The Pope and the Religion of Migration By Peter West

     I predicted that it would be time for some more migration/refugee nonsense from the no-hope Pope. He has run out of slightly original things to say, and he is now being fed repeat material by his masters. Anyway, here is the latest:

“Pope Francis emphasized the involuntary nature of much migration Sunday, insisting that, like Jesus, migrants and refugees are often “forced to flee.” “Today the Church celebrates the World Day of Migrants and Refugees,” the pope told the pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for his weekly Angelus address. “I greet the refugees and migrants present in the Square around the monument entitled ‘Angels, unawares,’ which I blessed last year.” The pontiff said this year he has dedicated his Message for the commemoration “to the internally displaced, who are forced to flee, as also happened to Jesus and his family. ‘Like Jesus, forced to flee,’ likewise the displaced, migrants.” “Our remembrance and our prayer to them, in a particular way, and to those who assist them,” he added. Pope Francis has often compared migrants to Jesus Christ, suggesting that the cold welcome Christ received on coming into the world is similar to the reception many migrants experience. “Jesus knows well the pain of not being welcomed,” the pope said in a 2018 tweet for International Migrants’ Day. “May our hearts not be closed as were the houses in Bethlehem.”

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Respect Cultural Diversity! By Mrs Vera West

     Cultural diversity, so long as it is not our culture, which the Left tells us daily is only suitable for junking because of Racism Pty Ltd, is wonderful. And who could possible doubt that? Lack of identity is our identity; plurality is our unity, multicult is our culture. Selective cultural relativism, rules. Or so we are told.

“An Afghan man who groomed a 14-year-old girl for sexual activity explained that, in his culture, an age gap was “the norm” and there was no minimum age for sexual activity. Mustafa Naseri, 21, thought he was speaking with a teenager over the messaging app Kik in March and July last year. However, the recipient of the messages was in reality an undercover police officer posing as a young person. Naseri this week avoided jail, instead placed on a bond after he pleaded guilty to two grooming offences. In the conversations with the girl, he asked her for a photograph and whether she had reached puberty. Naseri, who arrived in Australia in 2008, later asked if she would meet up and engage in a sexual act with him. A meeting was arranged but he was eventually arrested at a railway station in Adelaide. Sentencing him in the District Court, Judge Geraldine Davison said Naseri told police he was from Afghanistan, where there is no minimum age for sexual activity. He said he started the conversations because he felt bored and lonely.”

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