Madonna to Meet the Pope? By Peter West

     Well, it was only a matter of time; Madonna the ageing popstar, wants to meet the Pope to convince him that Jesus would have supported abortion on demand. Perhaps the Pope  would agree? Who knows, least of all him.
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7153859/Madonna-says-shed-like-meeting-Pope-Francis-discuss-womans-right-choose.html

“Madonna revealed she would like a meeting with Pope Francis in a wide-ranging interview with Andrew Denton, which aired on Tuesday night. In a candid episode of Andrew Denton's Interview, the 60-year-old told the Australian journalist that she'd be interested in sitting down with the head of the Catholic Church at the Vatican to discuss what Jesus thought about women's rights. If she had a chance to speak to the pope, Madonna said she'd ask: 'Let's talk about Jesus' point of view about women. Let's talk about it.'”

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UFOs: Is the Truth Still Out There? By Brian Simpson

     On a cold and miserable winter’s day, nothing beats a hot drink, a plate of bacon with eggs smeared over them, a cooked tomato sitting on the side of the pool, coy about diving intro to the gooey yellow protein joy … and a good UFO story. So, let’s go!
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-22/mystery-orbs-turn-out-be-top-secret-darpa-experiment
  https://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/ex-defense-official-ufos-pose-a-vital-national-security-threat_06032019
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-05-23-pentagon-investigating-ufos.html
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-27/navy-pilots-describe-stunning-ufo-sightings-hypersonic-speeds-no-exhaust-plume

“After upgrading the radar systems on F/A-18 fighter jets, several Navy pilots operating from the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt began to see unidentified flying objects that appeared to defy the laws of physics.
Between 2014 and 2015, the strange objects - one of them spinning like a top as it travelled against the wind, appeared almost daily in the skies above the East Coast. The crafts had "no visible engine or infrared exhaust plumes," and "could reach 30,000 feet and hypersonic speeds" according to the New York Times. To be clear, these craft were reported in March of 2018 so this is not a new report, however the accounts of five pilots who witnessed them have never been published until now. "These things would be out there all day" said Lt. Ryan Graves, an F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot who has been in the Navy for a decade. Graves reported his sightings to the Pentagon and Congress. "Keeping an aircraft in the air requires a significant amount of energy. With the speeds we observed, 12 hours in the air is 11 hours longer than we’d expect." In late 2014, a Super Hornet pilot had a near collision with one of the objects, and an official mishap report was filed. Some of the incidents were videotaped, including one taken by a plane’s camera in early 2015 that shows an object zooming over the ocean waves as pilots question what they are watching. “Wow, what is that, man?” one exclaims. “Look at it fly!” -New York Times.

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Murky Merkel’s Mindless Muddles By Richard Miller

     I have not done a job on Germany’s Merkel for a while, so let’s go. It seems that Merkel has had the shakes recently, something we saw Hillary Clinton do, but on a grander scale during the 2016 election. The mainstream media has reported this, without much reflection of why. Surely, she is shaking with joy at the thought of totally destroying traditional Germany and ending the life blood of a people? What else could make globo-commos dance to the beat of migration?
  https://www.rt.com/news/462140-merkel-zelensky-shaking-ill/
  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48680623

     Even though way back in 2010 Murky Merkle said that multiculturalism had failed, she decided to test it out one more time. By failed, she probably meant, “did not polish of a country quickly enough.”
  https://www.technocracy.news/merkel-admits-german-multiculturalism-has-utterly-failed/

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African Illegal Aliens March By Charles Taylor

     So out-of-control has US border insecurity become that even African illegals are coming in record numbers. Go figure; they must get on planes to South America, and then get taken to the US border by our friendly neighbours. Where is the money coming to fund this invasion? Guess who?
  https://www.breitbart.com/news/record-number-of-african-migrants-coming-to-mexican-border/

“Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants. Officials in Texas and even Maine are scrambling to absorb the sharp increase in African migrants. They are coming to America after flying across the Atlantic Ocean to South America and then embarking on an often harrowing overland journey. In one recent week, agents in the Border Patrol’s Del Rio sector stopped more than 500 African migrants found walking in separate groups along the arid land after splashing across the Rio Grande, children in tow. That is more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the entire 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year.

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SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER HON. R. (Bob) J. HAWKE TO THE FABIAN SOCIETY CENTENARY DINNER MELBOURNE, 18TH MAY 1984

For any association or secular institution to reach its first century is noteworthy and, in our times, remarkable enough in itself. That alone would be sufficient reason for us to join together tonight in this celebration of the centenary of the Fabian Society, brought into formal existence in London a hundred years ago this month. And, incidentally, I trust it will be noted in the appropriate quarters that those of us here tonight associated with the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Labor Government have been so far able to overcome our notorious prejudices as to celebrate a British institution - indeed in many respects a quintessential British institution.

 

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What Else Can the Pope Embrace? By Peter West

     The Pope is in full political correctness overdrive, saying that Trump’s wall is evil and basically that God will destroy it (it is never going to be built, but is a useful foil for the chattering class).  Also, that there should be penalties for those with a high carbon footprint because global catastrophe waits from climate change. Yes, all this from a typical jet-setting member of the praying class who probably has 500 times our carbon use, but expects the ordinary deplorables to bare the cost, as with the illegal invasions. Wow, all I can say is I hope that he is right about climate change because we really need some Darwinian catastrophe to turn off the mined control machine that has been feeding zombie memes into the brains of Western man.
  https://www.breitbart.com/environment/2019/06/14/pope-francis-urges-carbon-penalties-to-avert-climate-catastrophe/
  https://www.breitbart.com/faith/2019/05/28/pope-francis-compares-trumps-border-wall-to-berlin-wall/
  https://www.breitbart.com/faith/2019/06/13/pope-francis-god-will-destroy-walls-between-nations/
  https://www.breitbart.com/faith/2019/05/15/pope-francis-human-history-marked-by-mysterious-evil/
  https://www.breitbart.com/faith/2019/05/23/pope-francis-church-must-learn-abandon-old-traditions/

“Critics of the pope have often complained that he intentionally sows “ambiguity,” and the pontiff’s words Thursday would seem to suggest that he owns this criticism as a badge of honor because he sees a desire for doctrinal clarity as anti-evangelical. Francis famously refused to answer four cardinals who presented him with five questions or “dubia” to clarify certain purportedly unclear teachings in his 2016 teaching letter, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). In 2017, the former doctrinal chief of the U.S. Bishops Conference (USCCB) wrote a powerful letter to the pope, criticizing his “intentionally ambiguous” teaching, derision of conservatives, and resistance to constructive criticism. The Capuchin priest, Father Thomas Weinandy, whom Pope Francis himself named to the Vatican’s International Theological Commission in 2014, listed five points that illustrate the “chronic confusion” that seems to characterize the Francis pontificate, namely, intentional ambiguity, disdain for doctrine, the naming of heterodox bishops, sowing division in the Church, and vindictiveness in the face of criticism. The Pope’s guidance “at times seems intentionally ambiguous,” the theologian stated, leaving the faithful confused and spiritually adrift. “To teach with such a seemingly intentional lack of clarity inevitably risks sinning against the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of truth,” the priest said. While the pope accuses his critics of making doctrine into an ideology, “it is precisely Christian doctrine that frees people from worldly ideologies and assures that they are actually preaching and teaching the authentic, life-giving Gospel,” Weinandy said. Other observers have attributed the Pope’s habitual vagueness to his training in the Jesuit order. “For those unfamiliar with Jesuits,” wrote Dominic Lynch in The Federalist, “vague and porous doctrine is almost their raison d’être. Indeed, it is so baked into the order that finding a conservative Jesuit is more difficult than finding a liberal in West Texas.”

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Trump Has Already Lost the 2020 Election By Chris Knight

     Trump has no hope of winning the 2020 election, due to the surge in illegals and fall-off of his supporters, but I doubt whether he will care:
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/14/pew-illegal-alien-population-booms-red-states-2020-election/
  https://thinkprogress.org/the-internal-poll-that-donald-trump-said-didnt-exist-was-just-leaked-1bedd00413f1/

     Trump was clearly a conspiracy, succeeding in bringing in record numbers of illegals while promising in blood during the election to build the wall and stop illegal immigration. Instead he covertly aided the elites and Deep Staters in stimulating a vast invasion of America, as documented here if the reader needs the statistics:
  https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/record-number-undocumented-immigrants-flooded-southern-border-may-n1014186 
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/06/dhs-frees-5-5k-illegal-aliens-into-u-s-in-a-week-196k-released-in-5-months/
  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/new-border-surge-prompts-10-jump-in-2019-prediction-to-1-072-000-illegal-immigrants
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/05/illegal-immigration-soars-to-clinton-levels-1m-illegals-expected-this-year/
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/05/lock-him-up-nancy-pelosi-tells-democrats-she-wants-trump-in-prison/

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Impeach Grump? But He Has Really Done Nothing! By Chris knight

     The move to impeach Trump grows, just as  Frump’s waistline  grows. I would support this cage-putting if it came from the Right since Blump has done the opposite of what he promised, with record illegals invading the country and 1984 style denials of free speech while he does nothing, and in fact by his inaction encourages it. But the impeachment comes from the Left, who have simply been stirred up by the illusion pushed by the media that Trump is some sort of American nationalist, instead of being just a globsalist goose:
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/15/nationwide-roundup-impeachtrump-rallies-pop-up-across-the-country/

“Roughly 130 anti-Trump rallies are taking place for Saturday’s nationwide #ImpeachTrump: Act to Defend Democracy event. “Donald Trump’s abuses of our communities and country demand action from Congress, which has the responsibility and authority to hold Trump accountable,” the event description reads. “The next crucial step is an inquiry into whether to draft articles of impeachment.” The rallies, promoted by far-left Hollywood figures like Chelsea Handler, were advertised as “visible, family-friendly, public gatherings” designed to “demonstrate to our representatives that impeachment is the will of the people.” “Together, we will inform our communities about Trump’s abuses and the process of impeachment, then make plans to convey our support for impeachment to our elected officials,” the event description adds. MoveOn has been tweeting and retweeting updates from rallies all over the country, which show protesting “dogs,” games, and appearances from political figures like former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY), Rep. Al Green (D-TX), and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI ). “I sincerely hope that after this Saturday, my colleagues on Capitol Hill will answer the call of the likely millions of Americans that will rally across the country and finally open an impeachment inquiry into the actions of President Trump,” Tlaib told Newsweek ahead of her appearance. “It is our duty as members of Congress to pursue the last option we have in this pursuit of justice on behalf of the American people,” she added.”

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Shocking Racism About an American Icon By Charles Taylor

     I just do not believe it … could it really be true? Will the metaphorical Statue of Liberty come tumbling down?
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7071713/FBI-tapes-Martin-Luther-King-Jr-40-affairs-laughed-friend-raped-parishioner.html

“Secret FBI tapes that accuse Martin Luther King Jr of having extramarital affairs with '40 to 45 women' and even claim he 'looked on and laughed' as a pastor friend raped a parishioner exist, an author has claimed. The civil rights hero was also heard allegedly joking he was the founder of the 'International Association for the Advancement of P***y-Eaters' on an agency recording that was obtained by bugging his room, according to the sensational claims made by biographer David Garrow - a Pulitzer prize-winning author and biographer of MLK. Writing in British magazine Standpoint, Garrow says that the shocking files could lead to a 'painful historical reckoning' for the man who is celebrated across the world for his campaign against racial injustice. Along with many US civil rights figures, King was subject to an FBI campaign of surveillance ordered by Director J Edgar Hoover in an effort to undermine his power amid fears he could have links to the Communist Party.”

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Clown World False Flags: Iran and Mars Attacks! By Charles Taylor

     What an embarrassment America of today is; it cannot put together a really good false flag anymore, only cheap tossed together ones by some intern. Thus, on day one we have Japan trying to do the right thing and avert war, through negotiating with Iran. Then the Trumper says that the US is not ready for this, presumably because those who control him told him so. Ok, that is the way this putrid world works. But then Iran decides to torpedo a Japanese ship because, well, they just want to be bombed by the US. What other reason could there be, but a death wish? Or, the US did another pathetic false flag, just like the one before, and one before that.
  https://www.rt.com/news/461807-pompeo-blame-iran-tankers-attack/
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E93G3PeIIBw
  https://www.rt.com/news/461807-pompeo-blame-iran-tankers-attack/
  http://www.newsilkstrategies.com/military-affairs/mike-pompeo-hurry-up-and-bomb-iran-before-they-investigate
  https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2019/06/13/persian-gulf-tanker-attack-iran-guilty-false-flag-cui-bono/

     There is no evidence released showing that Iran did this. Still why should the Deepers even bother now trying to justify anything? Just do it, as the slogan does. You need to kill Iran? Just do it. You need to have war with Russia? What is stopping you, just do it. Let’s get this over and done with because it is getting mighty repetitive. The globo-psychos must have their blood and money. Just do it, and be damned.
  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-13/false-flag-iran-has-little-gain-oman-tanker-attacks

Trump Must be Trolling, Right? By Chris Knight

     President Trump has issued these tweets about the false news mainstream media:

Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump

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Bow to the Chinese Please! Manners! By James Reed

     Well, one of the good things is that the Chinese New World Disorder will end all of the liberal multicult pc bs, forever. That has got to be a positive, a big plus indeed.  Learning Mandarin will be hard for us older folk, who no doubt would much prefer to eat mandarins with our dentures out, but such is life.
  https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/melbourne-councillor-regrets-bowing-to-chinese-political-influence-20190613-p51xf4.html

“A Melbourne City councillor has said she regrets bowing to “political influence” and not proceeding with a motion commemorating the 30th anniversary of Beijing’s crackdown on Tiananmen Square in which thousands of students were killed. Cr Jackie Watts said she was dissuaded from proceeding with a motion on June 4 after what she believed was “political influence” from the Chinese Consulate, which triggered “acute distress” in some of her colleagues. When confronted with this distress, she said she was dissuaded from proceeding with the motion just minutes before the meeting started. “On reflection, I know that this timid acquiescence in the face of pressure was an error on my part. I regret this on a number of levels,” Cr Watts told a meeting on Thursday night. “Choosing to stay silent, to in effect bow to political influence right here in our city may have been a humane or collegiate response, but it was contrary to the very democracy that we hold dear.” Cr Watts said she had been planning to move a “simple and respectful motion” that acknowledged the 30th anniversary of the event, which disrupted the lives of so many students studying in Australia at the time. She said it went on to acknowledge that “we in Australia, and now they, have the privilege of living in a democracy where human rights are upheld”.

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Even Images Condemning Terrorism, Are Hate, but Only if You are White! By Richard Miller

     What further proof is really needed?
  https://www.thelocal.fr/20190612/marine-le-pen-to-stand-trial-over-shameful-tweets-of-isis-killings

“The president of France's far right Rassemblement National party Marine is set to stand trial over her tweeting of gruesome images of Isis atrocities in the Middle East, which included a photo of the decapitated body of US reporter James Foley. A judge in Nanterre, just west of Paris, issued the ruling after Le Pen was charged back in February 2018 for circulating "violent messages that incite terrorism or pornography or seriously harm human dignity" and that can be viewed by a minor. The crime is punishable by up to three years in prison and a fine of 75,000 euros ($91,000).  French prosecutors opened an investigation in December 2015 into the graphic series of tweets by National Front leader Le Pen, which included a photo of the decapitated body of US reporter James Foley. They were posted just a few weeks after the Paris terror attacks. The move by a judge in Nanterre, just outside Paris, came after the National Assembly voted in November to strip the National Front president of her parliamentary immunity over the three photos of Isis violence. In March 2017 year MPs in the European parliament voted to strip Le Pen of her immunity around the case in order to allow the prosecution to proceed.

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World War III After Trump By James Reed

     We all like to find gems out there that confirm our prejudices, and mine is that World War III is inevitable, and probably in a cold form, has been under way for decades, with surrogate wars having already been fought. This article by Federico Pieraccini, who I had never previously hear of, which says nothing in itself because there is much that I have not heard of, sets out the road to WW III after Trump. My view is that the big one could happen at any time, with Trump.
  https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/06/11/what-comes-after-trump-world-war-iii/

“What will the United States’ relations with Russia and China be like when the 46th president of the United States takes office in 2025? This is a question that I often ask myself, especially in light of Trump’s political choices regarding international arms-control treaties (INF Treaty), nuclear proliferation, economic war with China, a financial crisis that is artificially postponed thanks to QE, out-of-control military spending, an increasingly aggressive NATO stance towards the Russian Federation, and continuous provocations against the People’s Republic of China. Where will we end up with after another five years of provocations? For how much longer will Putin and Xi Jinping maintain the “strategic patience” not to respond to Washington with drastic measures?

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The Clown Who will be the Next President By Chris Knight

     There is a man doper than even President Rump, and soon he is likely to be the one who finally seals the fate of the human race, our extinction event, or at least the extinction of Western civilisation: Joe Biden. The Deep State could not have created a more compliant dummy in their genetic engineering plants. Here is old Joe in action with “his” promises:
  https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2019/06/11/joe-biden-if-elected-were-going-to-cure-cancer/

“Former Vice President Joe Biden made a campaign promise to “cure” cancer if elected president in 2020 during an event in the state of Iowa on Monday afternoon. “I’ve worked so hard in my career, that I promise you, if I’m elected president you’re gonna see the single most important thing that changes America, we’re gonna cure cancer,” Biden told supporters in Ottumwa. Biden has made eradicating the deadly disease a primary focus since his son, Beau Biden, lost his fight in 2015 with Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. While vice president, he oversaw the Obama administration’s “Cancer Moonshot” —  an initiative aimed at achieving a “decade’s worth of advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, in five years.” After leaving the White House, Biden oversaw the Biden Cancer Initiative with a mission to “develop and drive implementation of solutions to accelerate progress in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, research, and care, and to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes.” He is no longer a part of the initiative since running for president.”

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Letter to The Editor - They are kith and kin of the majority of us Australians

To The Australian        Australia appears to be shirking a family obligation ("Don't deny us sanctuary, white farmers tell Dutton", 19/6). The government should honour the policy espoused last year by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to effect a special refugee intake of persecuted white South Africans. We owe this to these people because they are kith and kin of the majority of us Australians. We admire Jews and Aboriginals for fighting for the interests of their peoples, even if we disagree with some of their policies. So why not the same loyalty to our own? Moreover, they will make excellent new Australians and benefit the whole nation.
  Nigel Jackson, Belgrave, Vic

How to Create a Country with no Heart? - Stack and Pack the Coast By Viv Forbes

     What happened to Australia’s once-bipartisan policies favouring decentralisation? Why is every proposal to develop an outback mine, dam, irrigation scheme or a real power station now labelled “controversial” by the ABC and opposed by the ALP/Greens? This coastal-city focus and the hostility to new outback industry (except for wind/solar toys) has surely reached its zenith with the recent state budget for Queensland. The population of coastal and metropolitan Queensland is surging with baby-boom retirees, welfare recipients, grey nomads, tourists, overseas students, migrants and winter refugees. But the outback is dying with lagging industry and many aging farmers retiring to the coast. We are creating a country with no heart. The growing urban and seaside population needs power, water and food.

     However two critical power-water-food infrastructure projects that have been on the drawing boards for decades did not even rate a mention in the state budget – an expansion of coal-fired power at Kogan Creek and a water supply dam at Nathan Gorge. The current policy of all major parties is cluttering the countryside with piddling subsidised intermittent power producers like solar panels and wind turbines plus their expensive network of roads and transmission lines. This is inflating electricity prices, and future generations will see this bi-partisan energy policy as a disastrous blunder. It is also a mistake to encourage or subsidise private electricity cartels and put politicians, not engineers, in charge of power generation. The Kogan Creek power station with its adjacent coal mine was opened in 2007. It is connected to the National Grid and integrated with local gas-fired and solar supplies. It was always planned to add another generating unit at Kogan Creek, but twelve long years have passed with no action.

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Letter to The Editor - Threatening our internal stability and national security

To The Australian        Neither John Wylie ("Indigenous call deserves response from the heart", 18/6) nor Kenneth Wiltshire ("Voice to Parliament too important to get wrong", 18/6) has provided a successful and convincing case for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians. As for Wylie's vague, sentimental and untrustworthy assertions, Australians generally are under no obligation, legal, moral or spiritual, to engage in "a generous and respectful accommodation with indigenous Australians." He does not address the questionable status in the context of constitutional change, of Australians identifying as "indigenous" or the consequent doubt as to the validity of their case. As for Wiltshire, it is ingenuous of him to state that "it is hard not to wonder what all the fuss is about regarding this proposal", when he makes no effort to counter the well-established case that constitutional entrenchment in any form would be fundamentally divisive of this nation, threatening our internal stability and national security, and also fundamentally inequitable towards all non-indigenous Australians.
  Nigel Jackson, Belgrave, Vic

Peak Clown World: Now Facebook Banning for Non-Existent Things! By Paul Walker

     Big Tech is getting into overdrive, banning even anti-racist posts because somehow these violate its sacred standards, but even more interesting are bans on items that have been off platform, which occurred to Natural News. Social critic Matt Forney also got banned for doing nothing but being his loveable self:

“You gotta love the Kafka-esque logic. I was banned for a violation of the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities even though my account was inactive and the only things I had publicly published on it were pictures of myself. I appeal and get told that they can’t tell me what I specifically did wrong, only that their decision to ban me is final. This ban isn’t much an issue for me since, as I said earlier, I had stopped posting or promoting my work on Facebook a long time ago and I only used my account to look at expat/language exchange groups and communicate with a few people (all of whom have other means by which they can contact me). Indeed, I’ve been on the receiving end of Facebook’s censorship for quite a long time: my blog’s Facebook page was banned all the way back in 2014—long before the current censorship wave started—due to repeated false flagging by feminists. Facebook has been dying as a platform for the longest time and I had actually briefly deleted my account outright last summer. However, this ban is more evidence that the noose of censorship is tightening around us all. I was likely put on some list of “white nationalists” or “extremists” due to my work reporting on the 2016 presidential election, and this was probably part of a greater purge of right-wingers from Facebook in preparation for the 2020 election. Big Tech is angry and upset that independent journalists, writers, video hosts, and other content creators were able to help Donald Trump in 2016, and they intend to ensure that that can never happen again.”

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Why has New Zealanders Ignored the Gun Bans? Is this Shocking Racism? By John Steele

     Here is some news that the local rags are not reporting: that New Zealanders, now that all of the emotion has died down, and the headscarfs put back in the knicker drawer, are ignoring the gun ban:
  https://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/new-zealand-gun-control-fails-as-kiwis-ignore-the-new-bans_06102019
  https://www.libertynation.com/kiwis-just-say-no-to-gun-ban/

“New Zealand politicians who rushed to enact nationwide gun confiscation following the Christchurch mosque massacres are befuddled by the lack of enthusiasm from citizens who have yet to comply with the new law. The so-called “gun reform” was expected to rid the vast New Zealand countryside of most semi-automatic firearms, magazines over a specified limit, and shotguns. Two months ago, Reuters breathlessly reported, “New Zealand police expect tens of thousands of firearms to be surrendered by a guns buy-back scheme.” Law enforcement authorities averred that “it could be more.” Pregnant with the expectation that gun owners would trade their firearms for cash, the political class is nonplussed by the results. Only 530 guns have thus far been turned in to the authorities.

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