Why Was There a Dunstan at All? By James Reed

     There is another big story about Don Dunstan, the South Australian premier from the 1960s, who introduced so many politically correct policies into the quiet, rural state of Tom Playford:
  https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/hinch-defiant-on-dunstan-wife-broadcast/news-story/dc7aef826ef5b9624d5d91b873420faa

     The real question to be asked is how did this happen? How could the people of South Australia have gone with it for the “Dunstan decade”? This was at the beginning and it could have been all nipped in the bud then. Then ask yourself why nothing has been done today, about anything.  For example, we are on the verge of defining cash as criminal, yet the sheeple do nothing:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7373113/Black-economy-crackdown-proposed-law-looks-criminalise-10-000-cash-payments.html?ico=pushly-notifcation-small

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More On Becoming A State of the US By James Reed

     I have put the case for Australia becoming a state of the United States, primarily to prevent us being swallowed up by China. Here is an article which I cite in further support of my position, making the case that Australia cannot defend itself now. And don’t believe the Arthur Caldwell bs that we need more migrants. Technology can wipe out migrants with rifles in the blink of an eye, and this was true in 1947 too.
  https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/fake-chinese-police-car-spotted-in-adelaide/news-story/c3bf2a53ee96ffeb6d199fd83ab3e0e6?utm_source=The%20Advertiser&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial
  https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/technology/costly-errors-have-left-australia-at-risk-of-invasion/news-story/09016a882aca42033c478c054a119adf?utm_source=The%20Advertiser&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial

“Australia’s decision to buy 12 of the “most lethal conventional submarines ever contemplated” may actually leave it exposed to attack, according to an expert. When the Shortfin Barracuda was unveiled as the design for Australia’s new submarine fleet in 2016, there was excitement about its capabilities and the decision to build the vessel in South Australia. But one expert has now analysed the challenges facing Australia’s military amid the changing power dynamic in the region and believes Australia has invested billions in the wrong weaponry. Professor Hugh White’s book How to Defend Australia looks at the strategic risks Australia faces as China seeks to take its place as the dominant player in East Asia. He believes America will eventually withdraw from the region, which could leave Australia exposed and without the right technology to defend itself against rising powers including China, Indonesia and India. While America has suggested it is “here to stay” in the region, Prof White told news.com.au it had not done anything to push back against China. “We need to think about how Australia can stand up for itself in an Asia that is not dominated by America,” he said. China has put a massive amount of money into its air and naval forces and now has nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. Its nuclear weapons could threaten American cities if war broke out. “In a new Cold War, Americans would have to ask whether saving Taiwan from China — and preserving US leadership in Asia — would be worth losing Los Angeles and Seattle,” Prof White’s book notes.”

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Leftist Says We are Approaching Peak Totalitarianism By Peter Ewer

     In the world of the Left there are pop star like figures, that come and go. One hero at the moment is the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek. Now, if someone like this is saying that there is a growing problem with an approaching totalitarianism, then be afraid, be very afraid:

“Modern censorship is more dangerous than open totalitarianism, it being concealed and incorporated in our daily routine, says Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek, commenting on the insider leak detailing Google’s news blacklist. The intellectual told RT he’s not advocating for online anarchy, comparing it to snuff movies in hardcore pornography – some regulation should be in place to block harmful content on the internet, he says. But hiding political motives for suppressing voices online is what worries Zizek the most. “We all know we have to censor things at some level, but the main rule for me is that the process should be transparent. Not in the way – I’m talking about the developed West – it is done now, when all of a sudden somebody is prohibited and you are not even allowed to debate it,” Zizek explains. The “false choice” between politically correct censorship and radical liberalism is a trap, he believes. This week, conservative transparency group Project Veritas published documents it received from an ex-Google employee. The documents appeared to confirm that Google can boost or de-rank news sources based on a seemingly biased set of internal rules. Calling the practices “dark and nefarious” the whistleblower, Zachary Vorhies, also leaked a doc detailing Google’s “blacklist” that lists nearly 500 websites, including both conservative and leftist media outlets. Zizek believes the Big Tech's practice of blacklists and shadow bans could prove an opportunity for right-wing activists to show themselves as a group fighting establishment politics and targeted for their opposition. The philosopher thinks this tactic will actually backfire against liberals by giving “the new populist right a position where they can say: you see, we’re the true alternative, we’re the true oppressed.”

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Did Epstein Degrade A Young Woman before Expiring? The “Time Alone with Young Woman” Headline By Charles Taylor

     Could it be that the condemned man gets his last wish before execution, not a meal, but a tasty young woman before having his neck broken? Or even agreeing to break his own neck? The Epstein paedophile saga continues to deliver! No conspiracy theorist would ever have come up with this gold:
  https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardbehar/2019/08/15/jeffrey-epstein-spent-time-alone-with-young-female-prison-visitor/#182bbd7c185b

“The day after he was taken off suicide watch, disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein spent at least two hours locked up alone with a young woman, in a private room reserved for inmates and their attorneys, according to an attorney who was visiting the prison that day. "The optics were startling. Because she was young. And pretty,” said the visiting attorney, who asked that his name not be used because he didn’t want to create friction with the prison administration. He speculated the woman could be a lawyer—NBC News has reported that Epstein paid members of his team to sit with him in a room for eight hours a day for attorney-client meetings, allowing him to avoid his cell. The visiting attorney went to the Manhattan Correctional Center on July 30, a day after Epstein was reportedly taken off suicide watch and transferred into the Special Housing Unit (SHU). During the hours the visiting attorney was present, it wasn’t Epstein’s main lawyer, Reid Weingarten, or other named attorneys who visited him.

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Mind Altering Drugs: Just the Thing for a Killing Spree! By John Steele

     The Left always ceases an opportunity to capitalise upon tragedies, such as shooting sprees, to push one of their agendas. Banning firearms has always been the thing globalist/communist regimes seek to do. Australia falls into that category, for an examination of our laws and social system, sees us as way down the track of state control over he individual in all aspects of life. Self-defence is the acid test example, where for Australia, lacking any right to weapons, women and weaker people have no effective self-defence, and are at the mercy of home invaders. The individual has been stripped of the rights which the average person in Viking society of 1,000 years ago just assumed constituted a free man. I do not consider the police, who usually arrive after the crime to fill out the reports, any sort of first line protection, and in any case, there is no legal duty of the police to protect individuals at all. That is my interpretation of the Victoria Police Act 2013, for example, and of case law in the US where the issue has been discussed: 

“8 Role of Victoria Police The role of Victoria Police is to serve the Victorian community and uphold the law so as to promote a safe, secure and orderly society. 9 General functions of Victoria Police (1) The functions of Victoria Police include the following— (a) preserving the peace; (b) protecting life and property; Authorised by the Chief Parliamentary Counsel Part 2—Victoria Police Victoria Police Act 2013 No. 81 of 2013 12 (c) preventing the commission of offences; (d) detecting and apprehending offenders; (e) helping those in need of assistance. (2) Nothing in subsection (1)— (a) confers on any person any civil right of action; or (b) provides any person with a defence to any civil action; or (c) otherwise affects any civil right of action.”

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I Hate E-Scooters! By James Reed

     I see people zipping around the street on these things, these e-scooters, and I am in fear. The other day a young punk crashed into me, knocking me down. He was off in a flash, not caring if I was bleeding or broken. Yes, e-scooters are a modern form of urban terrorism, and need to be stopped quickly so our footpaths are safe again for geriatric cripples like myself to crawl their way along, like decaying snails. Oh, these are not great for the environment either. Take note of this you punks, who think you’re oh so green while killing us old people:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-08-18-eco-friendly-scooters-a-fraud-environment.html

“However, if you look a little closer, you’ll see that they aren’t quite as friendly to the environment as they might seem. A new study carried out by researchers from North Carolina State University has revealed that getting around on a scooter actually creates more greenhouse gas emissions per mile travelled than going by bus, moped, bicycle, or foot. It isn’t the scooters themselves that are the problem – it’s their materials and manufacturing, especially that of the battery, wheels and frame. On top of that, the companies that round up the scooters at the end of the day to charge them and put them back on the street are creating a significant impact in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. The researchers made their determinations by looking at the scooter models used for the first generation of Birds. After carrying out an analysis that examined all the emissions associated with every aspect of its life cycle, they found that materials and manufacturing accounted for roughly half of the global warming impact of the scooter. The lithium-ion battery and aluminum components are one part of the question; the scooters are also shipped out from Southeast Asia or China. A further 43 percent comes from the collection and distribution process involved in recharging the fleet, while less than 5 percent comes from the electricity that charges them. The finding that half of the scooters’ global warming impact stems from their materials and manufacturing is important when you consider the fact that shared scooters are often targets of vandalism and outright destruction, which means they then must be replaced.

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Sell Greenland? How About “Selling” Australia Now to the US While the Going is Good! By James Reed

     There comes a time when big decisions need to be made. Take Greenland for example, the land of ice.  Trump is considering buying it because of the Chinese threat:
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-18/its-not-joke-trump-confirms-he-looking-strategicaly-interesting-greenland

“Speaking on the TV circuit on Sunday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed that the US president is really mulling the purchase of world’s largest island: "It's an interesting story,” Larry Kudlow told Fox News Sunday. “It’s developing. We’re looking at it. We don’t know." He also reminded host Dana Perino that “years ago” another US President, Harry Truman, also considered buying the 2,166,086-sq-km island, 80 percent of which is covered with ice. According to Kudlow, Denmark - which incorporates Greenland as a self-governed territory - should sell it to America because “Denmark is an ally.” “Greenland is a strategic place… they’ve got a lot of valuable minerals,” he explained, and he is right: Danish surveys have found that the owner of the island would stake a claim to around 900,000 sq km of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean. And on Sunday afternoon Trump himself confirmed the report was legitimate when he said speaking to reporters that Greenland is "strategically interesting" and "we’d be interested, but we’ll talk to them a little bit. It’s not No. 1 on the burner, I can tell you that,” the president said. "It’s just something we’ve talked about,” Trump told reporters when asked about the idea. “Denmark essentially owns it. We’re very good allies with Denmark. We’ve protected Denmark like we protect large portions of the world, so the concept came up."

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The Environmentalist Roots of Anti-Immigrant Bigotry By Charles Taylor

     On this freezing cold Melbournian Sunday morning, there was nothing much to refute until I came across this beauty from the Leftoid The Guardian, and the eternally poetic, politically correct New York Times.
  https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/15/anti

“Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationists. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest violent turn. A hate-filled document allegedly linked to the man suspected of killing 22 people in El Paso on 3 August echoed the kind of rhetoric generally favored by the far right – and also had a decidedly environmentalist, Tanton-like bent. The document praised the Dr Seuss character the Lorax, who says he speaks for the trees, and complained about the unsustainable overuse of paper towels. It concluded that the best course of environmental action would be mass murder. A week prior, on an Instagram account reportedly linked to the alleged Gilroy, California, garlic festival shooter, he complained about migrant-driven sprawl. Months before, the Christchurch, New Zealand, shooter called himself an “eco-fascist”. Long before this violence, researchers warned of “the greening of hate”. From Tanton’s anti-immigration nonprofit network to some of today’s avowed environmentalists, across the political spectrum, overpopulation and immigration in particular has been blamed for environmental collapse for over 50 years.

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Letter to The Editor - Honouring of the clear verdict of the 2016 referendum

To The Age        Discussion of Brexit needs to be based on a clear grasp of priorities ("Leak reveals no-deal chaos fear", 19/8). Short-term disruption of lifestyle for many is less significant than three other factors which show that Boris Johnson and his Conservative government should be supported and Remainers yield the field gracefully. These are, in order of importance, the regaining of its sovereignty by Britain, the restoration of complete legal and judicial independence to the British people (meaning freedom from the quasi-totalitarian European Court of Human Rights) and the honouring of the clear verdict of the 2016 referendum (thus allowing genuine democracy to succeed).
  Nigel Jackson, Belgrave

Letter to The Editor - Also very important is the sheer lack of equity in the whole concept

To The Australian        Chris Mitchell fails to provide a truly comprehensive report on the reasoning of opponents of Aboriginal constitutional recognition ("'Feel-good' SMH missing when debate on Aboriginal voice gets serious", 19/8). Opposition to an improper insertion of race into the Constitution is not the main issue, but, rather, the danger of serious political division on this continent in the middle to long term. With totalitarian China on the move, this is a life-or-death matter for the Australian nation. Also very important is the sheer lack of equity in the whole concept. Mitchell is no doubt right, however, to point out that those Aboriginal Australians behind this campaign will not "give up their aspirations" and "surrender". Nor will their non-indigenous supporters. It will be a long fight for us savvy Australians to maintain the integrity and unity of our fundamentally British nation; but we will not give up either; and we will win.
  Nigel Jackson, Belgrave, Vic

The Ethnic Ties that Bind By Chris Knight

     Here is the latest thing driving libtards mad re Trump:
  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-appeals-court-judge-nomination-ethnic-diversity-article-steven-menashi-racism-a9063371.html

“A White House lawyer chosen by Donald Trump to serve on the federal appeals court previously argued countries were weakened by ethnic diversity. Steven Menashi, the president’s nomination for the Court of Appeals Second Circuit, wrote in an academic journal that “ethnic ties provide the groundwork for social trust” and “solidarity underlying democratic polities rests in large part on ethnic identification”. “Surely, it does not serve the cause of liberal democracy to ignore this reality,” he added in the 2010 article for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law.”

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Burying Australia in People By James Reed

     Here are two good articles on the White genocide theme, with a focus upon Australia’s immigration agenda. The concerned blogger cites an article “We Should Take Migrants from More Nations,” which I have not been able to independently locate, so I delete reference to the alleged author. Anyway, the comments made are highly relevant:

“We are reshaping the composition of Australia without any debate or planning. … Many people I spoke to in Europe told me how much they admired our policy of stopping the boats. But what these supporters of our policies may not know is that alongside our tough policy of stopping a few hundred refugees coming by boat, there has been a massive official immigration program of almost 200,000 each year over the past decade that is changing the demography of Australia. And what most Australians don't know is that there has been an explosion in the number of people flying to Australia in visitor visas and then applying for refugee protection visas: up from 8547 in 2014-15 to a staggering 27,931 in 2017-18. As a result, Australia has more than eight million overseas-born residents or about 30 per cent of its population. The US has about 14 per cent, Germany 15 per cent, and other European countries have even less. I think we need a high migrant intake because we are still building Australia. Study after study has shown that it is good for our economy. And as long as people we admit are supportive of our democratic values and respect our laws, I am OK with that. But as I have argued, we must diversify our intake. If we want to retain social cohesion, if we want a truly multicultural nation, we should not have a concentration of immigrants from two or three countries.”

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Gender Agenda Overdrive By Mrs Vera West

     Readers need to have a look at the recent Volkswagen ad that was banned because of … well …sexism! The ad features a woman and a man in a tent on a cliff face, two male astronauts floating in a spaceship, a male para-athlete doing a long jump, but then in the final scene, a woman sitting on a bench with a pram. The VW races by, air rippling over her outfit, which for insane feminists would be symbolic rape, because … what is not?
  https://www.motor1.com/news/365338/banned-vw-ad-gender-stereotypes/
  https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/1165581/vw-golf-advert-banned-video-volkswagen-eGolf

“The new rules from the Advertising Standards Authority, which have only been enforced since June, state: "Marketing communications must not include gender stereotypes that are likely to cause harm, or serious or widespread offence." … Three people complained about the ad for Volkswagen’s electric eGolf vehicle as they insisted the advert had shown men engaged in adventurous actives while a woman was cast in a stereotypical care-giving role. Volkswagen said its ad was not sexist and that caring for a newborn was a life-changing experience about adaptation, regardless of the gender of the parent depicted. The German car manufacturer also stated that its advert made no suggestion that childcare was solely associated with women, and the fact that the woman in its advertisement was calm and reading could be seen as going against the stereotypical depiction of harassed or anxious parents in advertising. However, the ASA disagreed and said the advert presented gender stereotypes "in a way that was likely to cause harm and therefore breached the code." It said by allowing images to be compared between men "in extraordinary environments and carrying out adventurous activities”, with women who appeared "passive or engaged in a stereotypical care-giving role", the ad had suggested that stereotypical male and female roles were exclusively associated with one gender.”

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A Paedophilic Kingdom Buried in Concrete! By Chris Knight

     Wow, amazing coincidences happen all the time with the Epstein saga. Apparently just before his arrest he had a big cement mixer sent gift wrapped to his sex island. Now, Right wingers would say that this was to cover incriminating material under concrete for future generations of tourists, but for the Democrats … why … it must have been home renovations.
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-17/epstein-express-shipped-100k-cement-truck-pedo-island-weeks-miami-herald-expose
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-17/it-took-billionaire-pedophile-die-jail-media-finally-report-elite-child-sex

     One day, after the human race has died off, perhaps an intelligent race will land on earth in their flying frying pan, and zap the cement and examine the contents, as evidence that no intelligent beings lived on this planet.

Antifa: A Licence to Kill? By Charles Taylor

     Antifa can just do what it likes, as it is so “cool” with the establishment. Follow the links in the articles below, and watch the coverage via videos as these champions of the Left bash fascists, and anyone else like old people.
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-17/portland-braces-violent-clashes-between-antifa-and-proud-boys-trump-puts-mayor
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/17/anarchy-and-chaos-violent-antifa-protests-break-out-in-portland/
  https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/17/us/portland-protests-saturday/index.html
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/17/donald-trump-says-major-consideration-given-to-labeling-antifa-an-organization-of-terror/

     Let’s see what we have here. Antifa attacking conservatives boarding a bus, spraying mace, hitting, kicking, breaking a bus window and spraying mace, hitting an old guy, death threats. They are busy! We do not know at the time of writing who has been arrested, but given previous treatments by the system, probably the people arrested were those bashed. In the future if protests are still permitted, I expect rifles to be handed out so that conservatives and Trump supporters can be shot, just like in the film, The Hunt! After all, that is where this is going.  Clearly, the Proud Boys need to abandon street protests because the system will never protect them, and just uses them as punching bags. If this took place in a country which still had national pride, like China, the police would deal with those committing acts of violence using giant electric forks, something out of Star Wars:
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-17/china-readies-giant-forks-subdue-hong-kong-protesters

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Hey Leftoids, Protest This! By James Reed

     At the moment here in Melbourne, the socialist cubs have posters up, open borders or fascism. No grey areas here; you either let everybody in, or die the death of being a racist, the worst possible thing in the Left-universe. Quick, roll around on the ground, screaming for mercy from the mighty race police! But, wait, if these people are so opposed to walls, physical and metaphysical, what about walls in pc places like Africa?
  https://qz.com/africa/1686177/equatorial-guinea-building-trump-border-wall-with-cameroon/

“The tiny oil-rich central African nation of Equatorial Guinea is carrying on plans to erect a wall along its 183km-long border with Cameroon. The plans have sparked controversy with Cameroon authorities because of concerns about encroachment into Cameroon’s territory.  Equato-Guinean officials are said to have already erected milestonesto demarcate the line along which the border wall will be constructed. The move, similar of US president Donald Trump’s pledge to build the controversial US-Mexico border wall, has angered Cameroon’s government. It dispatched its army chief of staff at the end of July to the border town of Kye-Ossi for a situation report and stationed elite forces along the border. There has been a history of border friction between Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Tensions have been rising between the central African neighbors since Equatorial Guinea discovered oil in the 1990s. The smaller country has often blamed Cameroon for allowing illegal migrants from West and Central Africa, especially Nigeria and Cameroon, to pass through en route to Equatorial Guinea in search of economic opportunity. Eq Guinea officials seems to fear an influx of foreigners will weaken efforts to provide jobs to its citizens, majority of whom still live in poverty.

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National Socialism Chinese Style By James Reed

     There are a number of articles out there in internet land, putting the case that China with its state socialism, will destroy neo-liberalism. One need not embrace this full-blown communism to see the flaws of so-called free trade where there is no level playing field, and China does not play by the rules:  
  https://www.truthdig.com/articles/neoliberalism-has-met-its-match-in-china/
  http://www.henryckliu.com/page105.html

     What is interesting is that the case has been put that China is following a form of national socialism, socialism, but wrapped in nationalist rather than globalist values:
  https://foreignpolicy.com/2012/11/15/national-socialism-with-chinese-characteristics/

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When They Say “Russia,” They Must Mean “Google” By Chris Knight

     Although the narrative of the Left has shifted from the “Russian stole the election from Queen Hillary,” to “all whites are racist and must be replaced, only replaced is a conspiracy, unless we say it,” the evidence continues to pile up that what people should be concerned about is not Russia, but the Big Tech creeps at Google, an odd-ball name, but one that we should fear, like “ poisonous toad.”
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/14/project-veritas-google-whistleblower-on-going-public-i-saw-something-dark-and-nefarious-going-on/

“A Google whistleblower has gone public with claims of election manipulation and political bias, according to investigative journalism group Project Veritas, which posted a trove of over 950 documents provided by Google insider Zachary Vorhies, who says he has come forward because he “saw something dark and nefarious going on with the company and I realized that they were going to not only tamper with the elections, but use that tampering with the elections to essentially overthrow the United States.” Project Veritas has released yet another report about tech giant Google, this time a Google insider named Zachary Vorhies has gone public with claims that Google planned to tamper with U.S. elections. Vorhies turned over a trove of documents to Project Veritas and has reportedly given over 950 documents to the Department of Justice’s Antitrust division.

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China’s Immigration Policies Will Keep China a Yellow Country: Squawk! Racism! By Chris Knight

     It is inconceivable that any media elite in China would proclaim shock! horror! about China wanting to remain majority Han Chinese. But, in the US, Australia and the rest of the West, maintenance of white ethnic identity is utter racism. So how can what is good for China be bad for us? Let’s ask a politically correct liberal, shall we?
  https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2019/08/14/msnbcs-katty-kay-doubles-down-white-house-wants-to-keep-america-a-majority-white-country/

“Wednesday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” guest host Katty Kay echoed her remarks from a day earlier and suggested in wake of the proposed public rule charge, a  regulation where legal immigrants would be less likely to secure a permanent residency in the United States if they have used any forms of welfare in the past, that the Trump administration’s immigration policies are meant to prevent a “demographic change” in the country. According to Kay, the White House wants to keep America “a majority white country.” “It’s purely, isn’t it, about trying to keep America the way that this White House would like it to be in the face of demographic change and that is a majority white country and they know that that’s changing?” Kay asked PBS and network contributor Yamiche Alcindor. Alcindor argued government assistance programs were created as “bridges to the American Dream.” She added, “[T]he idea that now the government is saying, look, if you ever use these programs that were there for a bridge, we’re going to hold that against you, goes against basically exactly what these programs were made to do.”

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Over-the Top with the Law By Peter West

     If things are not tough enough for our farmers, then we have this nonsense:
  https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-03-01/hay-load-just-2cm-over-width-sees-farmer-charged/10860572?fbclid=IwAR1FSvLlAXPkPv7SO3erQf_1JQTDeUR_-k74me0atCmSI6v5s8t5EcOC8kM

“A farmer in the New South Wales Riverina is $4,000 out of pocket in legal fees after the load of hay he was transporting was found to be two centimetres over-width. The drought had forced Brendan Murphy, a farmer from Ladysmith, to supplement his income with off-farm work. The job he took on in July last year was transporting 40 bales of oaten hay from Tarcutta in the Riverina to Murrumbateman near Canberra. The hay had been loaded by someone else, and his task was to drive the truck and deliver it. The financial gain for Mr Murphy from the trip was to be $230. He was stopped by the NSW Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) at Coolac on the Hume Highway where the truck and load of hay was deemed by three RMS inspectors to be two centimetres over-width. Mr Murphy was informed by inspectors he could not move the truck until the load was within the 2.7 metre width tolerance. It measured 2.72 metres at inspection. He said one of the inspectors, in particular, was not sympathetic to his cause of delivering hay to drought-affected farmers. "He was not understanding at all. He had one thing in mind and just went straight after me and there was nothing I could do about it," he said.

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