The Neocon’s declaration of war against Trump by The Saker

Ref: http://thesaker.is/the-neocons-declaration-of-war-against-trump/
After several rather lame false starts, the Neocons have now taken a step which can only be called a declaration of war against Donald Trump.

It all began with CNN published an article entitled “Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him” which claimed that:

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Ashby running One Nation: dumped candidate

Tracey Ferrier AAP
A dumped One Nation candidate says Pauline Hanson is not in control of her own party, and her controversial chief-of-staff James Ashby is running the show. Shan Ju Lin had been due to contest the seat of Bundamba at the next Queensland election for One Nation, but has been dumped over social media posts she made about gay people. Ms Lin, who is the second candidate to fall out with the party in the month since it unveiled a team of 36 to contest the next state election, says Mr Ashby advised her via a Facebook message that she'd been disendorsed, and she said she'd been unable to speak directly to Ms Hanson.

"I think Pauline gave him too much power, he is the one running the party, not Pauline," she's told the ABC.
"I should have had a chance to speak to Pauline but James Ashby just decided very quickly."
Ms Lin has since used her Facebook account to post messages of encouragement from One Nation supporters who say Mr Ashby is damaging One Nation and must go.
She also posted a link to an article published in The Australian at the weekend, which quotes former One Nation president Ian Nelson describing Mr Ashby as "the anti-Christ of politicians" with an undue amount of influence in the party.

On Monday, Mr Ashby dismissed Ms Lin's claims about party control.
"We know that's not true," he told AAP, declining to comment further.

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It is Time for a Real Conservative Party by James Reed

I know that there are many among us who are concerned about the rise of One Nation and the possible fracturing of the Liberal/National Coalition with a new conservative party. They see such developments as merely leading to the Labor Party getting office.
The Liberal/National Parties, however, differs little from Labor in basic ideology. Turnbull has once again breathed life into the Republic push, and he is firmly committed to Australia becoming a republic.
He will not budge on section 18C of the “There is No Freedom of Speech Act” because, he believes in it.

The breakaway of Katter and Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi to form new conservative groups is thus only natural. The Liberal/National Coalition are both rotten to the core. Better to destroy them both, endure Labor as a minority government, and rebuild. A new conservative party and other independents, sympathetic to traditional Australia, is needed to drain the Canberra swamp.

Power China plans to build a new gas-fired power station in SA

From the Adelaide Advertiser  Jan 2  2017
 
Power China plans to build a new gas-fired power station in SA, costing an estimated $350m.  Probably near Port Augusta.  Plans still in initial stages.
 
A bid for NSW Ausgrid by China Government owned State Grid Corporate and Hong Kong listed Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) was blocked in August by treasurer Scott Morrison who cited national interest concerns.
CKI and an associate company own 51% of SA Power Networks (SAPN) and State Grid Corporate owns 46.5% of Electranet.

What was so wrong with the recently closed coal-fired power station (located at Port Augusta) being converted to natural gas or even coal seam gas?
When you pay your power bills, remember where most of the money finally resides!
Well done Jay!
KG, Naracoorte, SA

“All The Criminals in Their Coats ’n’ Their Ties... Are Free to Watch the Sun Rise” by Chris Knight

How’s this one: a mother of six is facing gaol time after selling a homemade meal to an undercover investigator: http://www.naturalnews.com/056132_regulations_food_police_California.html. The Californian woman sold a meal without a permit, and in the socialist republic of California (much like Australia), that is an offence with one year’s gaol time. She will go on trial in December. We in Australia also have our own versions of “food crimes,” but we may not be as crazy as California yet.

Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton may not be prosecuted by Trump, who perhaps for strategic reasons has moved away from appointing a special prosecutor, although maybe he might have changed his mind with the Democrat’s challenge of the election results: http://www.politicususa.com/2016/11/27/trump-threatens-prosecute-hillary-clinton-pursues-election-recount.html. Trump said to The New York Times:

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