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if only hillary were president - speech to un hrc

A first-class speech to UN human rights council.

Hillary Clinton at the UN HRC, Geneva
Hillary Clinton at the UN HRC, Geneva

Full speech now available here.



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so, un finally gets its finger out and declares gaddafti and cronies, outlaw, while cameron sends in military

About time too...

“The 16 names on the sanctions list were cut from 22 during negotiations. Diplomats said this was a move to encourage senior regime members to turn against Qaddafi.

“The bloodshed was referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) because the council said “the widespread and systematic attacks currently taking place [in Libya] against the civilian population may amount to crimes against humanity.” [Quoted from taipeitimes.com]

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“Overnight, Cameron ordered a Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules to fly from Malta to Tripoli to collect remaining British citizens from the city. Two planes left Tripoli, with a third to follow, carrying at least 260 people, the Foreign Office said. A Royal Navy frigate was taking Britons from Benghazi to Malta.” [Quoted from businessweek.com]

Such regimes are illegitimate. It is an outrage that such murderous dictators are treated as states in good standing at the UN.

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Some say that intervention leads to casualties, but it is better seen as the choice of a lesser evil.

Such interventions are, in my view, better analysed in term of ‘just war’.

Such interventions are designed to stop greater evil. It’s is not the choice of great evil to satisfy some theorised distant ‘good’.

 

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some of the links between gaddafti, fascist ‘new’ labour and the fabian-driven lse

For those who are unaware of the false flags of socialist/fascist Labour Party, the Milibands’ father was a commie and most of the top of the party are Fabians.

For decades, the misinformation machine, driven by political propagandists posing as teachers in ‘universities’, has been feeding the cult religion to students. This goes right back to the Cambridge spies and beyond.

These people have pretty much controlled publication in the pretence of ‘history’ and ‘economics’, funded from Moscow and each ‘author’ scratching the back of other propagandists, while keeping out publication of the actual history.

This control is now being broken in America, as uncontrolled promotion is available without censorship, through the web.

A recent summary was published under the title
Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning by Jonah Goldberg, in the USA.
Another book on a similar topic is
United in hate - the left’s romance with tyranny and terror by Jamie Glazov.

It’s about time a version was done tracing the attacks on freedom and on the corruption of education by the Socialist parties in the UK.


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[LSE - London School of Economics]



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ray stevens on the tsa (transportation security agency)

From the composer of the brilliant song, The Streak (as well as Convoy), a commentary on the clumsy passenger search routines in US airports.


4:20 mins

“I took off my shoes, my rings and watch
Then a guy said I need to check your crotch
And I'll need to see all your liquid toiletries
He gave me a grope, a squeeze, and a pat
And I'll tell you friends when I go to the vet
They treat my old bird dog with more dignity
And after being pressed and squeezed and prodded, he adds:
I only pray some son of depravity
Don't hide TNT in a body cavity
Cause imagine then all they'll wanta put us through
and Obama, Nancy, Harry, and Hillary
Probably say, 'Well, what's the big mystery?
Why don't they just eat cake and fly private jets like we do?”

Searching without a warrant is illegal in the USA, the tip of ye iceberg.

“Two Transportation Security Administration employees charged with stealing $40,000 from luggage at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will lose their jobs, the U.S. agency that oversees aviation security said.

“TSA officers Persad Coumar, 44, and Davon Webb, 30, both of New York, are awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court in New York, said Kevin Ryan, a spokesman for the Queens County District Attorney’s office, in an e-mail. They are accused of stealing the money on Jan. 30 from a piece of checked luggage containing $170,000 inside the American Airlines terminal, Ryan said. The charges include conspiracy, grand larceny and possession of stolen property.” [Quoted from bloomberg.com]

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“A Transportation Security Administration agent has been charged with theft after attempting to steal a laptop at Memphis International Airport.

“Ricky German, 48, was charged Wednesday with theft of property over $1,000 but less than $10,000. The incident occurred Dec. 20; it's uncertain why it took so long for charges to be filed.” [Quoted from commercialappeal.com]

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“A federal security officer at Newark Liberty International Airport pleaded guilty on Monday to accepting bribes and kickbacks from a colleague who regularly stole money from passengers during security screenings, authorities said.

“The Transportation Security Administration officer, Michael Arato, 41, admitted in U.S. District Court in Newark he took kickbacks from a subordinate officer, whom he permitted to steal between $10,000 and $30,000 in cash from travelers over the course of a year ending in October 2010, the U.S. Attorney's office said.” [Quoted from reuters.com]

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the increasing basket case in the middle east - or should that be empty basket case

“The diverse states that make up the Arab world, stretching from the Atlantic coast to Iraq, have some of the world's greatest oil reserves, but this disguises the fact that they mostly occupy hyper-arid places. Rivers are few, water demand is increasing as populations grow, underground reserves are shrinking and nearly all depend on imported staple foods that are now trading at record prices.

“For a region that expects populations to double to more than 600 million within 40 years, and climate change to raise temperatures, these structural problems are political dynamite and already destabilising countries, say the World Bank, the UN and many independent studies.”



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gaddafi - yet another hero of socialism turns to mass murder

“Gaddafi declared Libya a socialist state. He declared that common people would get education, health and housing facilities free of charge. The multinational's oil companies were nationalised and so were properties owned by Italian capitalists. He granted women more freedom and rights. The U.S. military air-base in Libya was dismantled.

“Gaddafi supported the Palestinian cause whole-heartedly. He stood for Arab-unity and was a staunch Arab-nationalist. He was an enemy of imperialism and supported the national liberation movements throughout the world. He extended support to liberation movements in Jordan, in Morrocco, in Ireland and in Philippines. He was working and championing the cause of Arab nationalism at a time when Arab states, one after the other, were surrendering to the U.S.A. and Israel and were accepting peace dictated by them.

“This pro-left and anti-imperialist posture of Gaddafi was disliked by western powers in general and the U.S.A. in particular. He was denounced as a dictator and during presidency of Ronald Reagan, U.S. airforce bombarded Tripoli. The target of air attack was Gaddafi when they wanted to kill. The attack failed to fulfil its object. In 1988 an air-craft of Pan-America crashed. The U.S. government declared it an act of sabotage perpetrated on the behest of Gaddafi. President George Bush declared Libya a rogue state and after terror attack on the U.S.A., Libya was identified as a breeding ground for terror.

“From 1969 to 1990 Gaddafi was a dashing revolutionary leader of a third world country, who challenged the might of U.S. imperialism and worked for a better life to his countrymen. But now all this is past history. Gaddafi is a changed leader and the change is not for better but for worse.”

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outline of cameron’s reform of dole systems

Recording of David Cameron’s speech now available at the link.above - useful listening.

“The changes, outlined in the Welfare Reform Bill, include

  • A single universal credit to come into force in 2013
  • Tax changes to enable people to keep more income
  • Changes to the disability living allowance
  • More details of the back-to-work programme
  • Those refusing to work facing a maximum three-year loss of benefits
  • Annual benefit cap of about £26,000 per family
  • Review of sickness absence levels

“Central to the plan is the creation of a universal credit, a process which will begin in 2013 and continue into the next parliament.

“The government says, with five million people of working age on out-of-work benefits and 1.4 million of those for nearly a decade, that unemployment has become entrenched in many communities.”

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destruction of jobs by the minimum wage

Even a fool like John Prescott knows a minimum wage destroys the jobs of the weak, but it protects his union sponsors, of course.

“And yet government regulation forces employers to pay not less than £4.92 per hour for 18 to 20-year-olds and £5.93 for those 21 and above. It is plain that many employers think a large proportion of young people are just not worth that amount of money too them. Particularly when other employment legislation adds to their costs even more, and makes it almost impossible to get rid of workers they find they don't need. No wonder they aren't hiring.” [Quoted from adamsmith.org]

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1994 - before the blessing of fascist ‘New’ progressive Labour:
“ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Employment (Mr. Phillip Oppenheim) : Minimum wages destroy jobs, particularly among young people. Youth unemployment is far lower in the United Kingdom than in France or Spain, which both have statutory national minimum wages similar to that proposed by the Labour party.

“Mr. Luff : I welcome my hon. Friend to the Dispatch Box. Is he aware that the right hon. Member for Kingston Upon Hull, East (Mr. Prescott) has observed that any fool knows that a minimum wage— [HON. MEMBERS: "Reading."] I am quoting.

“Madam Speaker : Order. We are not making a good start today. It is not in order for the hon. Gentleman to quote. I am sure that he can do well without that.

“Mr. Luff : I shall paraphrase, Madam Speaker. The right hon. Member for Kingston Upon Hull, East has observed that any fool knows that a minimum wage would cause a shake-out in jobs. Could my hon. Friend give an estimate of the size of that shake-out?

“Mr. Oppenheim : There are a number of estimates, ranging up to 2 million jobs. I shall give my hon. Friend another interesting quote. John Grant, who was Minister with responsibility for the low-paid under the last Labour Government, recently wrote in The Guardian that it was a "pious hope" to expect better-paid workers not to want to increase differentials if a statutory minimum wage were imposed. That increase in differentials would have an enormous knock-on effect through the rest of the economy, severely damage our competitiveness and lead to a massive shake-out in jobs.” [Quoted from newstatesman.com]

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munich 2? hillary wants talks with muslim brotherhood

“MUNICH: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cautiously welcomed Sunday the Muslim Brotherhood's involvement in political dialogue in Egypt, saying Washington would "wait and see" how talks develop.

“ "Today we learned the Muslim Brotherhood decided to participate, which suggests they at least are now involved in the dialogue that we have encouraged," Clinton told National Public Radio (NPR) from Germany.” [Quoted in indiatimes.com]

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“While remaining non-committal about the Brotherhood's entry into the talks, she said "at least they are now involved in the dialogue."

“ "We are going to wait and see how this develops," she said.

“Her comment suggests the administration would be willing to work with a government that includes the Brotherhood, but only if certain conditions were met.” [Quoted from washingtonpost.com]



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