Should We Worry about Academics Working for Communist China? By James Reed

     It is hard to believe, but the modern Australian university could actually be indirectly helping the Communist Party of China, as incredible as that sounds, since very few Leftoids have been known to exist on Australian campuses:
  https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/australian-strategic-policy-institute-warns-of-doing-research-with-people-with-links-to-the-communist-party-of-china/news-story/6141a8e31827725208f5342a105b78d8?type=curated&position=4&overallPos=4&utm_source=AdelaideNow&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial

“Dozens of partnerships between South Australian universities and Chinese institutions pose the threat that research could be used to undermine key defence projects, a report warns. There are ongoing top-level concerns about the Communist Party of China’s attempts to spy on the state’s warship and submarine programs. But the report, by The Australian Strategic Policy Institute, warns that at the same time, researchers might also be inadvertently helping the Chinese develop its military capabilities. It highlights the University of Adelaide and a 2016 project with the Aero Engine Corporation of China working on “superior rubber-based materials” for use in planes, cars and ships. The ASPI has created a website to track Chinese universities and their affiliations with the military, and is calling on universities and the Federal Government to protect themselves. The report’s author, Alex Joske, an analyst with ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre, says universities and governments must prevent any exploitation by rival militaries. The University of SA has 35 joint projects with China listed on its website, not all of which are active, while Flinders University lists 17, of which six are no longer active, and the University of Adelaide has 57, most of which are about educating Chinese students or in agriculture, medicine and engineering. A spokesman said no concerns had been raised about their researchers’ work. But Mr Joske argues funding pressures make universities more likely to enter partnerships that could compromise them, as the CCP pours billions into defence research. Universities have an obligation to “avoid recklessly harming human rights or national security”.

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Close Down Parliament House Canberra?! On this One I am all with the Extinction Folk! By James Reed

     Well, I am impressed, and I do not impress easily. Imagine the ingenuity involved here, in coming up with a scheme to shut down the pollies in Canberra, by stopping them getting to their rat holes!
  https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/extinction-rebellion-threat-to-block-mps/news-story/1e6097b33a831c7e637cbbfae956ecc7

“Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has threatened to blockade Canberra airport when parliament rises unless MPs meet its demand and begin to “shut down the fossil fuel industry” in the next two weeks. An ACT division of the group has written a letter to all federal MPs demanding that parliament also “legislate towards meeting net zero emissions” by 2025. “If you fail to do this by the last sitting day of parliament, we will give you a taste of the kind of disruption that you are inflicting on ordinary people across the world by failing to take action on climate change,” the letter said.  “We plan to blockade your route to the airport on the 5th of December.
‘‘You don’t deserve a smooth trip home from work if your work is ensuring the continued destruction of the planet.” Resources Minister Matt Canavan told The Australian the tactic was “straight from the Green activist playbook”. “They always resort to threats and blackmail when reason and debate fails,” he said. Labor’s resource spokesman, Joel Fitzgibbon — who holds the NSW electorate of Hunter where coalmining is a key industry — was also unimpressed. He warned that the demand for net zero emissions by 2025 would “destroy our economy”. “Their idealism is to be commended but a dose of realism would be a good thing too,” Mr Fitzgibbon said.

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Save the Planet? Ban Smart Phones! By Brian Simpson

     All of those young feral Extinction folks, need to focus on the real killer, their beloved smart phones which are going to destroy the earth quicker than you can say: “red meat”:
  https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/darn-inconvenient-apple-destroying-planet-maximize-profits
  http://charleshughsmith.blogspot.com/2019/11/darn-this-is-inconvenient-apple-is.html
  https://www.fastcompany.com/90165365/smartphones-are-wrecking-the-planet-faster-than-anyone-expected

“A new study from researchers at McMaster University published in the Journal of Cleaner Production analyzed the carbon impact of the whole Information and Communication Industry (ICT) from around 2010-2020, including PCs, laptops, monitors, smartphones, and servers. They found remarkably bad news. Even as the world shifts away from giant tower PCs toward tiny, energy-sipping phones, the overall environmental impact of technology is only getting worse. Whereas ICT represented 1% of the carbon footprint in 2007, it’s already about tripled, and is on its way to exceed 14% by 2040. That’s half as large as the carbon impact of the entire transportation industry. Smartphones are particularly insidious for a few reasons. With a two-year average life cycle, they’re more or less disposable. The problem is that building a new smartphone–and specifically, mining the rare materials inside them–represents 85% to 95% of the device’s total CO2 emissions for two years. That means buying one new phone takes as much energy as recharging and operating a smartphone for an entire decade. Yet even as people are now buying phones less often, consumer electronics companies are attempting to make up for lost profits by selling bigger, fancier phones. The researchers found that smartphones with larger screens have a measurably worse carbon footprint than their smaller ancestors. Apple has publicly disclosed that building an iPhone 7 Plus creates roughly 10% more CO2 than the iPhone 6s, but an iPhone 7 standard creates roughly 10% less than a 6s. So according to Apple, the trend is getting better, but the bigger phones companies like Apple sell seem to offset some gains. Another independent study concluded that the iPhone 6s created 57% more CO2 than the iPhone 4s. And despite the recycling programs run by Apple and others, “based on our research and other sources, currently less than 1% of smartphones are being recycled,” Lotfi Belkhir, the study’s lead author, tells me. In any case, keeping a smartphone for even three years instead of two can make a considerable impact to your own carbon footprint, simply because no one has to mine the rare materials for a phone you already own. It’s a humbling environmental takeaway, especially if you own Samsung or Apple stock. Much like buying a used gasoline-fueled car is actually better for the environment than purchasing a new Prius or Tesla, keeping your old phone is greener than upgrading to any new one.

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Just Wow … Westpac By Peter Ewer

     What more can be said. Have you read about it? Here is one headline, that simply demands your attention: “Do as I say not as we do: How fallen Westpac boss Brian Hartzer ran a feel-good campaign to end slavery - as the bank ignored paedophiles sending cash to the Third World to exploit kids for sex.”
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7725843/Westpacs-lavish-human-trafficking-lunch-exposed-CEO-Brian-Hartzer-resigns.html?ico=pushly-notifcation-small

“Westpac revelled in a high-powered luncheon about ending slavery, and for years issued feel-good position papers signed by the CEO about its 'zero tolerance' approach to human trafficking. But these lofty social gestures have been slammed as 'vacuous virtue signalling' amid allegations the bank long allowed its services to be used for child trafficking and exploitation - with the backlash forcing CEO Brian Hartzer to fall on his sword on Tuesday. As heads rolled over the growing bank scandal, Daily Mail Australia can reveal the company hosted a lavish business lunch titled 'The Truth About Human Trafficking' in October 2016. Global expert Christine Dolan flew in to the bank's Sydney headquarters to speak to an audience of about 100 guests, including author Tara Moss and Liberal party powerbroker Michael Photios. Executives should have been listening a little closer - with financial watchdog Austrac three years later accusing the company of breaching anti-money laundering laws 23 million times. Among the alleged breaches are claims the company failed to monitor a dozen customers who have made transactions 'consistent with child exploitation typologies'. The watchdog claims that includes a customer who made payments to a person in the Philippines, and was later arrested for child sex trafficking and livestreaming child abuse. In court documents, the watchdog claims more than 3,000 payments went undetected by the bank for years, even though six customers repeatedly travelled to child sex hotspots in the region. Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton has told Parliament the company must pay the price for giving a 'free pass to paedophiles'. Meanwhile, leaked quotes from Mr Hartzer at an executive meeting that 'this is not Enron' led the CEO to resign on Tuesday morning. The revelations have left guests at Westpac's 2016 talk reeling - one said: 'I walked out of that talk feeling inspired, now I feel a bit dirty'. Every year since the lavish lunch, the company has produced an annual 'Slavery and Human Trafficking' statement, claiming it has a 'zero tolerance' approach and speaking about its 'commitment' to human rights. Each was signed by Mr Hartzer.”

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More on the Swedish War Zone By Richard Miller

     Need to do a quickie article on the horrors of the modern West? Do not have time for research, it simply has to meet the deadline? Well, Sweden comes ever to the rescue, with no end to degeneracy and cultural decline:
  https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/11/13/bbc-wakes-up-sweden-bombing-epidemic-years-after-breitbart/
  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50339977

“The publicly-funded British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has woken up to Sweden’s bombing epidemic years after Breitbart News. In an analysis article titled ‘Sweden’s 100 explosions this year: What’s going on?’, the BBC acknowledged the epidemic of gang crime, gun crime, and criminal use of explosives which Breitbart London has been reporting for years — while the mainstream media scoffed and continued to hail the country as a Scandinavial left-liberal paradise. “Swedish police are dealing with unprecedented levels of attacks, targeting city centre locations [as well as heavily migrant-populated suburbs],” the so-called public interest broadcaster conceded. “This category of crime was not even logged prior to 2017. Then, in 2018, there were 162 explosions and in the past two months alone the bomb squad have been called to almost 30,” they reported. The report managed to avoid directly citing the immigration connection for over twenty paragraphs, however, and then only addressed the issue obliquely, observing that  “Swedish police do not record or release the ethnicity of suspects or convicted criminals, but intelligence chief Linda H Straaf says many do share a similar profile.”

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Hunting the Deplorables By Charles Taylor (Florida)

     If this was done to any other racial group other than whites …no …  it would not be done, that is unthinkable in our Great Replacement world:
  https://summit.news/2019/11/25/new-amazon-show-features-white-people-wearing-red-maga-style-hats-being-hunted-as-nazis/

“A new Amazon Prime show starring Al Pacino features a group of “diverse” vigilantes who hunt down and kill “Nazis,” some of whom are depicted wearing red MAGA-style hats. Called Hunters, the trailer for the show, which is set in New York in 1977, is dominated by Pacino’s character, a Nazi-hunting Jewish ringleader named Meyer Offerman who justifies the killings by asserting, “This is not murder, This is mitzvah.” “For eons, people like us have been degraded and exterminated. But no more,” says Pacino as images of Jews and black people are shown. The clips featured in the trailer portray numerous acts of violence against the “Nazis,” including stabbings, a woman being punched in the face and a car containing the victims being blown up. According to People, the vigilante group, described as “diverse,” discovers that “hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America” and then “set out on a bloody quest for revenge and justice.” The plot of the show appears to bear numerous similarities to Jason Blum’s The Hunt, a horror movie that centered around a group of liberals who hunt down red state conservatives. The release of The Hunt was postponed following criticism from President Trump and the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton.”

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On Keating By Ron Bett

     Paul Keating is back, but when did he ever leave ?, beating the China drum. Here is some background reading for those who came in late, and this is all material in the public domain, and does not necessarily reflect the views of this writer or other staff here, who may hold less extreme, or more, over-the-top extreme views, we will not speculate, only report:
  https://kangaroocourtofaustralia.com/2019/11/26/former-australian-prime-minister-paul-keating-is-on-chinas-payroll-and-is-chinas-puppet-its-time-for-labor-to-sack-him/
  https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/foreign-interference-laws-chinese-russian-state-media-will-have-to-declare-as-foreign-agents-20171206-gzzyol.html

“Former Prime Minister Paul Keating might have to register on the Turnbull government's agents of foreign influence list because he sits on an advisory council for a Chinese government development bank, Fairfax Media understands. Sources have told Fairfax Media that a reading of the criteria of the government's new transparency scheme requiring agents of foreign influence to register on a public list suggests someone in Mr Keating's circumstances would have to seriously consider registering themselves. The former prime minister sits on an advisory council to the China Development Bank, a state-owned bank that raises money for large infrastructure projects. Mr Keating declined to comment on Wednesday. Under the scheme, which the government has stressed does not taint the people or organisations listed on it but merely lets Australians know who has connections to foreign powers, anyone representing foreign interests is expected to register. The head of the Attorney-General's Department will have powers under the new laws to judge whether someone who has not registered should be on the list. Someone who avoids registering when they should can be charged with a criminal offence. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday: "If in doubt, register."

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Feeding the Fat Green Pigs Published by the Saltbush Club


     In the era before coal, oil and electricity, the environment suffered greatly. Whales were slaughtered for lamp oil; forests were cleared for firewood, mine props, building materials, roofing shingles and sailing masts; London (“The Big Smoke”) and Pittsburgh (“The Smoky City”) were smothered in smog from open fires, charcoal kilns and iron smelters; horses powered public and military transport and city streets were layered with horse manure. Then came the hydro-carbon revolution. Kerosene lamps saved the whales and coal-powered steam engines delivered electricity (clean-coal-by-wire) to the cities. Much of the sulphurous smogs disappeared. Coke from coal replaced wood charcoal to make iron and steel. Steel and concrete saved the forests and trucks and railways allowed the farmland which once fed millions of horses, mules and oxen to produce food for humans. Not one of these boons for humans AND the environment was driven by a UN resolution, invented by a government committee or funded by statutory levies on consumers, or subsidies from taxpayers. None were mandated in a government energy plan. The anti-human, anti-industry policies of the Global Greens are now reversing all that progress. A key event occurred in 2006 when a leading left-wing politician, Al Gore, invented the Global Warming Industry. Despite a finding by a British High Court that his movie “The Inconvenient Truth” contained nine key scientific errors, it is still shown in schools. This has misled students and teachers and created spreading circles of damage to jobs, industry and the cost and reliability of electricity. It also created fake industries based on energy adventurism, UN talk-fests, climate hysteria and green activism.

     The Green Piglets were born, and the environment and the economy suffered. Land that once fed horses is now used to produce biodiesel and ethanol for cars, so food prices must go up. Forests are felled to burn in green power stations and for green-tick buildings while grasslands are invaded by feral pests, woody weeds and bushfires from the ever-growing parks and Kyoto Protocol Forests. Birds and bats are being sliced by wind turbines, flatlands are being smothered by solar panels, access roads and transmission lines. But electricity costs soar, supply is rationed while reliability crashes. Behind every one of these modern maladies are troughs of Big Green Pigs getting fat on market mandates, subsidies from consumers or tax payers, and special tax treatments. In the background, governments fund an academic/media industry promoting climate alarmism, energy rationing and intermittent energy. Electric cars and penny farthings were pushed off the roads by Henry Ford’s petrol engines, but politicians are trying to put them back – a Tesla for the rich and a bicycle for the poor. Consumers and industry don’t count and taxpayers are there to be milked. In this Greentopia no one needs miners, farmers or fishermen. All are lost for a fake global warming Emergency.

Zombieism: A Symbol of the West By Peter Ewer

     No doubt someone else at this site has used the zombie metaphor, perhaps in the same existential despair as me, to describe the plight of our kind. But, for the money, and there is not much of that, here it is again:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-11-22-wasp-turns-spiders-into-zombies-by-hacking-hormones.html

“Around the world, parasitoid wasps use spiders as the host for their babies. Researchers recently found that the wasps take advantage of the spiders’ hormone to force their victims into doing their bidding. A wasp starts the gruesome series of events by laying an egg on the body of a spider. Its larva feeds on their host to gather nutrients for the pupa stage. Eventually, the wasp larva forces the spider to spin a specific web that will support its pupal cocoon. Once the spiderweb is finished, the larva kills the spider, wraps its former host and itself in a cocoon, and starts the maturation process into an adult wasp. Researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and Brazil’s Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU) investigated how parasitoid wasps hijack the bodies of the spiders. They learned that the wasp larvae take advantage of ecdysone, a hormone that controls the molting behavior of spiders. The parasites change the way spiders respond to increasing ecdysone levels so that their hosts produce webs for their pupal cocoons. (Related: Bugs for green thumbs: 7 Beneficial bugs that you need in your garden.) Parasitoid wasp larvae inject psychotropic substances into spiders to turn them into “zombies” STRI researcher William Eberhard teamed up with his UFU counterpart Marcelo Gonzaga. Together, they went over the existing papers on parasitoid wasp species around the world that target spider species. They also incorporated the findings of a separate Brazilian molecular study. Last but not least, they looked at the behavior of spiders in Costa Rica.”

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New Zealand; Land of Death By Mrs Vera West

     How ironic, New Zealand bans guns because of the tragedy, but passes a euthanasia/suicide law.
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-11-23-new-zealand-passes-euthanasia-law-suicide.html

“In a 69-51 vote, New Zealand’s parliament has voted to pass the so-called “End of Life Choice Bill,” which would legalize both euthanasia and assisted suicide for people over the age of 18 who suffer from terminal illnesses that have the potential to end their lives within six months. The controversial legislation recently passed its third and final reading in the New Zealand House, and will now have to be voted on by referendum in New Zealand’s upcoming 2020 General Election. In other words, the general New Zealand public will be the ultimate deciding factor as to whether or not the End of Life Choice Bill officially becomes law. Under normal circumstances, when a bill passes its third reading by the Queen’s representative, the Governor-General would sign it into law through a process known as Royal Assent. But an amendment was added to the End of Life Choice Bill requiring it to go up for a final referendum vote, which is its next step. The only problem is that most New Zealanders don’t understand what the bill is about, and most of them mistakenly believe that it’s more innocuous than it sounds based on its name. According to reports, nearly three in four New Zealanders think the End of Life Choice Bill is about giving people the opportunity to simply turn off life support machines for the terminally ill. Some 70 percent think that refusal to be resuscitated will also be legalized.

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No Climate Emergency By Viv Forbes

     Leaders of the Clintel Group of world scientists and professionals will attend the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) which starts in Madrid today (2 December) and runs for twelve long days. (The Climate Summit was shifted suddenly to Spain after Chile cancelled because of violent riots in Santiago.) Clintel will present their “No Climate Emergency” petition at the Climate Reality Forum. This petition has already been presented to the UN Secretary General, the European Commission and the European Parliament. Voting on a motion promoting a climate emergency declaration (in opposition to the Clintel statement), over one third of the members of the EU Parliament voted for “No Climate Emergency”. This shows there is a significant opposition to alarmism, even in the EU. The Climate Summit is expected to attract up to 25,000 high-flying delegates and hangers-on from 197 member countries. Most will not arrive using bicycles, sailing boats or gliders – they will burn hydrocarbons. Desperate to spread their “Climate Emergency” alarmism, delegates will try to force high energy costs and rationing on us while they waste it conspicuously themselves. Clintel says that computerised global temperature simulation models are unfit for the purpose of setting climate policies – they have consistently run hot for 20 years.

     The real global climate has warm and cold cycles. Current global temperatures are about as warm as the Medieval Warm era (which was followed by the Little Ice Age). There is no uniform global temperature at any place or any time, and no one knows what ideal temperature we should aim for – the Frigid Zone would probably like it warmer, the Torrid Zone would probably like it cooler. We need to take heed of climate history and energy realities, both neglected in alarmist/UN propaganda. Too many UN “scientific” reports are tinkered with by officials before release, and are designed to alarm rather than inform. For too long we have been forced to listen to biased academics (chasing research funds), energy speculators (chasing government subsidies and tax breaks), alarmist journalists (chasing sensations), noisy children (chasing days off school) and greenish politicians (chasing votes). It’s time to stop the chasing. We need a grown-up debate allowing all sides to present their science on “Man-made Global Warming”. CLINTEL says “There is NO Climate Emergency”.

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Silence of the Lambs By Mrs Vera West

     The sexual abuse of defeated peoples in a war, such as the Soviet mass rape of German women post WWII, is common. Defeated people become the protein spoils of war, that the dogs of war abuse and eat, sometimes, literally. But what is new about today is the use of the host populations’ children as play things of the elites, the 1 percenters that control the fate of nations:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7703257/New-photos-Jeffrey-Epsteins-New-Mexico-ranch-pedophiles-eight-person-party-shower.html
  https://www.zerohedge.com/political/epsteins-ny-mansion-had-secret-media-room-record-bedrooms-and-bathrooms-accuser

“A longstanding theory about Jeffrey Epstein and how he amassed over a half-billion dollars contends that he was running a high-classblackmail operation, in which powerful men were lured into having sex with underage women. According to accuser Maria Farmer, Epstein's New York mansion - (which was reportedly "stocked with young female "masseuses"" and "A discreet room with massage table, lubricants and, no doubt, cameras stood ready off the main lobby") says the Manhattan home was under constant CCTV surveillance and had a "media room" on the first floor, according to an interview with CBS This Morning (via The Sun). The now 49-year-old told CBS This Morning how Epstein's' home was under constant TV surveillance. She told co-host Anthony Mason how Epstein showed her the 'media room'. Maria said: "The main thing he did when I walked in and thought was interesting, he showed me where the men monitoring everything were. "So if you’re facing the house, there’s a window on the right that’s barred – that’s the room, the ‘media room’ is what he called it. "And so there was a door that looked like an invisible door with all this limestone and everything and you push it and you go in and I saw all the cameras. She then points to how she remembers the televisions were stack on top of each other. Maria said: "What it was – was like old televisions basically, like stacked." "They were monitors inside this cabinet and there were men sitting here and I looked on the cameras and I saw toilet, toilet, bed, bed, toilet, bed. "And I was like I’m never going to use the restroom here and I am never going to sleep here." -The Sun.

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VFT Rises Again By James Reed

     I remember back the early 1990s there was a big move to make Australia part of Japan with the MFP Japanese city, and the Japanese financed Very Fast Train (VFT). Fast forward to colonialism today, I do not know the role that China money, the new rulers on the block will play, but we will soon see:
  https://www.smh.com.au/federal-election-2019/labor-to-spend-1b-on-bullet-train-route-from-melbourne-to-brisbane-via-sydney-20190509-p51lqw.html

“Labor has promised to spend $1 billion buying land between Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane to build a future high-speed rail link. The investment would stop land along a 1750-kilometre corridor identified for a proposed bullet rail line from being swallowed by suburban sprawl, potentially adding billions in acquisition costs to a project expected to cost up to $114 billion. Australian governments have pursued visions of a high-speed east coast rail link since the 1980s. But the federal opposition’s $1 billion pledge would be the biggest financial investment ever made towards the concept. Anthony Albanese, Labor’s infrastructure spokesman, said the pledge “would end nearly six years of Coalition inaction and finally deliver progress on a project that will revolutionise interstate travel and regional development”. High-speed trains would travel at speeds of up to 350km/h and cut the journey time between Melbourne and Sydney, and Sydney and Brisbane, to as little as three hours, Labor said. Acquiring land along the corridor will require the help of state and territory governments, and Mr Albanese said a Shorten government would set up a high-speed rail authority to manage this. The authority would also work with the private sector, including overseas companies experienced in building and operating high speed rail, to make the vision a reality.

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Why I Will Not be Joining the Defence Forces (Again) By John Steele

     Well, apart from marching into the mid-70s in years, I will not be part of Australia’s dad’s army, because a war hero, whom I must respect, tells me so:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7685471/Victoria-Cross-winning-war-hero-Ben-Roberts-Smith-tells-potential-recruits-NOT-join-armed-forces.html?fbclid=IwAR2maP9fW8lqFm4GGR5Qxs9XgpeiolTxJWbR8K1F8Yz7bop66GHK5VhU1dw

“Australian war hero Ben Roberts-Smith said he would not encourage potential recruits to join the armed forces because of the lack of support veterans receive. The former soldier believes the heads of the Australian Defence Force are putting themselves ahead of servicemen and not providing the assistance that veterans need. The 41-year-old told The Daily Telegraph he would not endorse young people going into the military without a major shakeup in leadership. 'My opinion is the Australian Defence Force needs good young Australians… but when you look at what is happening at the moment it gives me pause to think, ''Is it a good option for somebody to do that'', knowing that at any point you could be injured, leave and not be supported in a way that is expected and that you should be supported because you have chosen to serve,' Mr Roberts-Smith said. 'So from my perspective at the moment, it would take serious consideration before you would be advising people to (join the ADF).’”

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Naughty Naughty, Westpac By Peter West

     Whatever is the world coming to? My dad who was a bank of New South Wales man all his life, not living to see Westpac emerge, would just cry in his beer, then have had another beer, and another, until he did not know what he was crying about, all nice and alcoholic numb. We all are a bit like that with banking, a truly personal numbing experience:
  https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/financial-services/austrac-sues-westpac-over-serious-noncompliance-on-antimoney-laundering-rules/news-story/2fa8f841dfada3b49b9f0bcc25a10b09

“Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer has shrugged off suggestions he should resign after Australia’s anti money-laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulator took legal action against the bank, even as he said he’s “disgusted and appalled” by the allegations. Austrac has taken Westpac to court, alleging the bank contravened anti-money laundering and terrorism rules on over 23 million occasions and failed to properly monitor and report transactions with a known child exploitation risk. Speaking to the media on Wednesday afternoon, Mr Hartzer said he would personally spearhead the bank’s response to the action.  “Like everyone who has read the statement of claim I am personally disgusted and appalled by the subject matter of some of these transactions,” he said. I deeply regret that this has occurred and as I said, I will get to the bottom of this personally and fix it.” Australia’s anti money-laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulator, Austrac has taken Westpac to court, alleging the bank contravened anti-money laundering and terrorism rules on over 23 million occasions and failed to properly monitor and report transactions with a known child exploitation risk.

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Australian Jihadists are Higher Class than Most Other Place’s Jihadists! By Peter Ewer

     I would never have believed this, until told all about it by the new report, but Australian jihadists are top class, believe you me, they are only striving to self-empower themselves, which is only what feminists are doing, perhaps adding explosives for diversity:
  https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/21/australian-jihadists-may-be-motivated-by-sense-of-empowerment-study-finds

“The archetypal Australian jihadist has no apparent mental health issues, does not have a refugee background, and is more likely to have gone to a state school than a private Islamic one, according to one of the world’s largest databases of alleged and convicted terrorists. Islamist extremists from Australia tend to be better educated, more likely to be employed and have fewer and less serious criminal convictions than a typical European jihadist, according to the Lowy Institute study of 173 Australians alleged to have become foreign fighters or who have been convicted of terrorism offences. But they are still more likely to be on welfare or do blue-collar work than the average Australian, suggesting that a desire for personal status may be a greater motivator for joining or supporting a terrorist group than religious devotion, poverty or mental health issues – causes that are popularly cited as driving factors.

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China Rules Us, Not the Political Parties … Does Anyone Care? By Michael Ferguson

     “Whether ancient Rome or the Soviet Union, collapse begins when productive citizens silently withdraw allegiance and decouple where they can. Further rot is expected and doesn’t disappoint. Freed from account, the regime collapses from its unsupported weight. In this sense, classic collapse is a secondary effect.” – Ol’ Remus, in his Yer Ol’ Woodpile Report blog.

     This is where deracination, political correctness, mass immigration and the undermining of traditional Australia leads; a stronger, homogeneous power simply wipes us up like split milk. How can anyone be surprised? It was the game plan of the Left from the beginning, and notice how quiet they are about this; not a pip on the university campuses here in Vic. about the China takeover; oh, that would be “racist.” Why, the Greens, enough to put one off even green vegetables for life, are falling over themselves everyday praising China, while China is the world’s largest carbon polluter:
  https://www.heraldsun.com.au/blogs/andrew-bolt/sarah-hansonyoung-praises-china-as-it-ramps-up-coal/news-story/6dc9310fb243d7c1994d9c98081f3d91
  https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2007/jun/19/china.usnews

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Machete: Life Replicates Film in UK By Richard Miller

     There is a terrible movie called Machete, defended by the Left, which is basically the typical revenge against Whites movie; you know, all White villains, white people theatre-goers went in in ethno-masochistic joy to have mud and blood slammed in their faces etc. and paying for it:
  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1309606/So-Machete-Texas-sponsored-racism.html

Reverse the ethnicities and see the reaction. Then, we have this “evolving” story:
  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-birmingham-star-city-incident-20949094
  https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/11/24/machete-gang-storm-cinema-police-assaulted-birmingham-uk/

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The Great Replacement Behind Climate Change Agenda By Peter Ewer

     Here is an article arguing that to deal with the climate crisis people need to have fewer children. What people? Why, going from the photograph of Nordic/Northern European white children in the article, the implication is, whites. That is applying the same standard that the establishment applies to anything else, for consistency. Thus, predict what the response would have been if only African children were portrayed. But, in fairness, judge for yourself:
  https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/12/want-to-fight-climate-change-have-fewer-children

“The greatest impact individuals can have in fighting climate change is to have one fewer child, according to a new study that identifies the most effective ways people can cut their carbon emissions. The next best actions are selling your car, avoiding long flights, and eating a vegetarian diet. These reduce emissions many times more than common green activities, such as recycling, using low energy light bulbs or drying washing on a line. However, the high impact actions are rarely mentioned in government advice and school textbooks, researchers found. Carbon emissions must fall to two tonnes of CO2 per person by 2050 to avoid severe global warming, but in the US and Australia emissions are currently 16 tonnes per person and in the UK seven tonnes. “That’s obviously a really big change and we wanted to show that individuals have an opportunity to be a part of that,” said Kimberly Nicholas, at Lund University in Sweden and one of the research team. The new study, published in Environmental Research Letters, sets out the impact of different actions on a comparable basis. By far the biggest ultimate impact is having one fewer child, which the researchers calculated equated to a reduction of 58 tonnes of CO2 for each year of a parent’s life. The figure was calculated by totting up the emissions of the child and all their descendants, then dividing this total by the parent’s lifespan. Each parent was ascribed 50% of the child’s emissions, 25% of their grandchildren’s emissions and so on.”

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Low Carb Diets and Type II Diabetes By Mrs Vera West

     With the usual disclaimer that no medical advice is being offered, consider type II diabetes, then consider low carb diets:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-11-21-low-carb-diet-prevents-type-2-diabetes.html

“A diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes doesn’t mean the end of the world. Patients may manage their metabolic condition or even prevent it altogether by sticking to a healthy diet with low-carbohydrate foods. In Australia, a groundbreaking study called for a revamp of existing interventions for Type 2 diabetes. Instead of aiming for management, it urged patients and healthcare providers to force the disease into remission. The report cited a low-carb diet as one of the most effective methods of achieving diabetes remission. The Education and Health Standing Committee of the Western Australian parliament devised and presented the document. They called for a total revision of the official dietary recommendations given to recently diagnosed patients with Type 2 diabetes. As of the time of this writing, Australians who have developed this form of diabetes get advised to follow the country’s standard dietary guidelines. However, the said guidelines include foods rich in starch – bread, pasta, and rice. Needless to say, starchy foods and diabetes do not go well together. High-carb foods increase blood glucose levels, which aggravates the already volatile conditions of diabetics.

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