Motýl

. ..from the quills of the dead white poets

Petr Bezruč (1867 – 1958)czech_flag_small

Přes smrky, břemy, přes haluze jedlí

lehounký vánek se skřivánkem zvednul;

přes řeku vzpomínek loďky snů bředly,

motýl mi naruku sednul.

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Láska jsi, štěstí jsi, sličný motýle?

Odleť, bys šuhaje, děvuchu zdobil

na černé kadeři, na ruce bílé …

co bych já, co s tebou robil?

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Monicas for Clintons

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

Has-been-Hillary is back, sort of. The circus is back in town, out come the clowns, paid and volunteer, though the truth to tell, the American politics never give them any rest. In her campaign to reclaim the White House for her rapacious and famously dysfunctional “family”, Ms Clinton came up with a traffic sign showing a hospital on the right; perhaps to remind everybody of the Democrats’ achievement – Obamacare. She also travelled on a bus to cafeteria, to the orgasmic joy of her fawning media enablers. The ordinary folks thus can expect hillaryous campaign; and defamation lawyers, shredders’ salesmen, computers’ cleansing experts, clichés recyclers and assorted charlatans a lucrative season. Additionally, The Clinton Dynasty is a humorist’s dream. The Democrat candidate hardly unleashed her first batch of twits and the army of the less-left comedians had a field day.

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This female Anti-Fabricius, who now lies even about her grandparents, perhaps to out-lie the White House incumbent, would be, in normal times, ignored as a sick joke. However, the times during which American voters managed to elect so obvious fraud as Hussain Obama (twice!) are not normal times. She has a chance.

bill.monicaThere are some signs, as seen on socialist sources, of the sisterhood starting to scramble to succour this shiningly soiled specimen of suffering sex. (Hmm) However, those who believe Ms Clinton is supported by them because she is really regarded as an archetypal victim of misogyny are mistaken. Ms Clinton certainly is not so deluded. She knows that her groupies harbour a deep, almost oesophagus deep, admiration of her husband; who, were he a Republican, would be burned at the feministas’ stake a long time ago. As it is, this morally vacuous draft dodger, seeped in filthy shades of grey, is an obvious hero to post- modern feminists. The vote for her it is really a substitute vote for Bill of Monica’s fame.

When Monicas of the world unite, create the Hillary Auxiliary and need a symbol, only a slight adjustment of that already famous sign would be required: – change H to M and turn the arrow to point down.

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The Best President part II

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

While many agree that the sun does not shine from Hussain Obama’s backside, not many are prepared to admit that he is, in deed, and often in rhetoric, the enemy of United States. After all, the people voted for him in sufficient numbers. People, not the multinationals, islamic countries, the left media, communist countries … So – however imperfect American democracy may be, it is your fault, Americans.

Undoubtedly you have, like me, though non-resident-non-voter, received countless e-mails like the following one:

In a country where we take notice of many, many facets of our public figures’ lives, doesn’t seem odd that there’s so little we know about our current president, Barack Obama.

For example, we know that Andrew Jackson ‘s wife smoked a corn cob pipe and was accused of adultery; Abe Lincoln never went to school; Jack Kennedy wore a back brace; Harry Truman played the piano. As Americans, we enjoy knowing details about our newsmakers, but none of us know one single humanizing fact about the history of our own president.

We are all aware of the lack of uncontestable birth records for Obama; that document managing has been spectacularly successful. There are however, several additional oddities in Obama’s history that appear to be as well managed as the birthing issue. One other interesting thing… There are no birth certificates of his daughters that can be found ?

It’s interesting that no one who ever dated him has shown up. The charisma that caused women to be drawn to him so strongly during his campaign, certainly would in the normal course of events, lead some lady to come forward, if only to garner some attention for herself. We all know about JFK’s magnetism, that McCain was no monk and quite a few details about Palin’s courtship and even her athletic prowess, Joe Biden’s aneurisms are no secret; look at Cheney and Clinton, we all know about their heart problems. Certainly Wild Bill Clinton’s exploits before and during his White House years, were well known. That’s why it’s so odd that not one lady has stepped up and said, “He was soooo shy…” or “What a great dancer…”

It’s virtually impossible to know anything about this fellow. Who was the best man at his wedding? Start there. Then check groomsmen.

Then get the footage of the graduation ceremony. Has anyone talked to the professors? It is odd that no one is bragging that they knew him or taught him or lived with him.

When did he meet Michele, and how? Are there photos there? Every president gives to the public all their photos, etc. for their library, etc. What has he released? And who in hell voted for him to be the most popular man in 2010? Doesn’t this make you wonder?

Ever wonder why no one ever came forward from President Obama’s past saying they knew him, attended school with him, was his friend, etc?? Not one person has ever come forward from his past. It certainly is very, very strange…

This should be a cause for great concern. To those who voted for him, you may have elected an unqualified, inexperienced shadow man. Have you seen a movie named “The Manchurian Candidate” ?

As insignificant as each of us might be, someone with whom we went to school will remember our name or face; someone will remember we were the clown or the dork or the brain or the quiet one or the bully or something about us.
George Stephanopoulos of ABC News said the same thing during the 2008 campaign. He questions why no one has acknowledged the president was in their classroom or ate in the same cafeteria or made impromptu speeches on campus. Stephanopoulos also was a classmate of Obama at Columbia — the class of 1984. He says he never had a single class with him.

He is such a great orator; why doesn’t anyone in Obama’s college class remember him? Why won’t he allow Columbia to release his records? Nobody remembers Obama at Columbia University ….

Looking for evidence of Obama’s past, Fox News contacted 400 Columbia University students from the period when Obama claims to have been there… but none remembered him.

Wayne Allyn Root was, like Obama, a political science major at Columbia who also graduated in 1983. In 2008, Root says of Obama, “I don’t know a single person at Columbia that knew him, and they all know me. I don’t have a classmate who ever knew Barack Obama at Columbia, ever.”

Nobody recalls him. Root adds that he was also, like Obama, Class of ’83 Political Science, and says, “You don’t get more exact or closer than that. Never met him in my life, don’t know anyone who ever met him. At the class reunion, our 20th reunion five years ago, who was asked to be the speaker of the class? Me. No one ever heard of Barack! And five years ago, nobody even knew who he was. The guy who writes the class notes, who’s kind of the, as we say in New York, ‘the macha’ who knows everybody, has yet to find a person, a human who ever met him.” Obama’s photograph does not appear in the school’s yearbook and Obama consistently declines requests to talk about his years at Columbia, provide school records, or provide the name of any former classmates or friends while at Columbia.

Some other interesting questions:

Why was Obama’s law license inactivated in 2002? It is said there is no record of him ever taking the Bar exam. Why was Michelle’s law license inactivated by court order? We understand that was forced to avoid fraud charges.

It is circulating that according to the U.S. Census, there is only one Barack Obama but 27 Social Security numbers and over 80 aliases are connected to him.

The Social Security number he uses now originated in Connecticut where he is reported to have never lived. And was originally registered to another man (Thomas Louis Wood) from Connecticut , who died in Hawaii while on vacation there. As we all know Social Security Numbers are only issued ‘once, they are not reused’.

No wonder all his records are sealed… “

The great wonder is why Americans are so docile and silent. Or perhaps no wonder; if you accept that it can have something to do with Darwin’s theories. I’ll leave the sordid subject to the better qualified…

 

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

16 April, 1917 : In driving rain and chill mist, British, Canadian and Australian troops launched their spring offensive against Germans manning the famous Hindenburg Line opposite Arras. In the first hours all the main objectives were secured and over 2,000 prisoners taken.

Hindenburg.LineThe Canadians found the German defences had been completely wrecked by British bombardments, but rain had turned the trench system into a vast morass. The eight tanks operating with the Canadians were all trapped in mud. The men, who are now slogging through enemy lines, were, only yesterday, to be seen in scores of village squares, with heads bowed, helmets removed, while the chaplains conducted the Easter Sunday service.

[“In his autobiography, Goodbye To All That, Robert Graves describes the queues of British soldiers which formed outside the military brothels at the rumour of a major impending battle in which many of them could be expected to die. Most would have had some religious background, and most would have claimed a denominational affiliation; but when it came to the crunch, they were less interested in seeing the chaplain and preparing spiritually to enter eternity, than in the prospect of dying as virgins.” / The News Weekly – Bill James on Philip Jenkins’ book The Great and Holy War/

When properly analysed there is almost no incongruence in attending a mass and then a brothel, or, even better for those contrite enough, in a reverse order. ]

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The Best President

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

The best president the enemies of America, freedom and democracy could ever hope for still has in front of him far too many days of R&R (rule and ruin). I have no great problem with the fact that those enemies managed to get one of their own to that exalted position, in fact I harbour a certain bitter, grudging admiration for their achievement. May we manage to do it to Communist China one day before too long!

The fact that so many of America’s so called citizens are happy with that is puzzling. The spirit of Lexington (the battle 19 April 1775) morphed in 240 years into lemmings instinct, though if real rodents, not the mythical ones, are any guide nothing is yet lost – America will recover in four or five generations.

In the meantime the current generation admires a President who claims that asthma causes Anthropogenic Global Warming or vice versa and that the Cold War is over. So is World War II. Does it mean he will now apologise to Hitler? Hitler killed more people than Castro brothers.

The suppression of inconvenient information by Left media is the big problem. How many “news consumers” missed the recent interview of Dick Cheney?:

… Harry Truman, Jack Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan, Dwight Eisenhower, the Bush’s believed America had to play a leading role in the world and needs to maintain first class military capability to do that and occasionally use it. That the world works best with US. leadership.

The first president, really, who doesn’t — no longer believe that fundamental truth is Barack Obama…

I vacillate between the various theories I’ve heard. If you had somebody who, as president — who wanted to take America down. Who wanted to fundamentally weaken our position in the world, reduce our capacity to influence events. Turn our back on our allies and encourage our enemies, it would look exactly like what Barack Obama is doing. I think his actions are constituted in my mind are those of the worst president we’ve ever had.”

Or Mark Steyn of 20th February 2015 ?:

…By the way, I’m growing rather weary of the cheap comparisons of Obama with Neville Chamberlain. The British Prime Minister got the biggest issue of the day wrong. But no one ever doubted that he loved his country. That’s why, after his eviction from Downing Street, Churchill kept him on in his ministry as Lord President of the Council, and indeed made Chamberlain part of the five-man war cabinet and had him chair it during his frequent absences. When he died of cancer in October 1940, Churchill wept over his coffin.

So please don’t insult Neville Chamberlain by comparing him to Obama. I’m not a conspiracy theorist, because conspiracies are generally a comforting illusion: the real problem with Obama is that the citizens of the global superpower twice elected him to office. Yet one way to look at the current “leader of the free world” is this: If he were working for the other side, what exactly would he be doing differently?”

Hardly anything.

 

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To be continued.

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The Anniversary

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger,

on behalf of all of us

A child at four years of age is, according to the experts, expected to “ speak clearly using more complex sentences*, count ten or more objects, correctly name at least four colours and three shapes, recognize some letters and possibly write his or her name, understand the concept of time and the order of daily activities, like breakfast in the morning, lunch in the afternoon, and dinner at night, have a greater attention span, follow two- to three-part commands, recognize familiar words, such as “STOP“, but what is expected from a blog of that ripe age? (Yes, last Sunday it was our birthday, have you missed it? Again?)

So how are we doing? As far as complex sentences are concerned, hmm; lunch etc very much yes; follow commands, no; and STOP? Not bloody likely. We may leave physical development aside as irrelevant, though some of us, proudly and depending on the state of sobriety, can “stand on one foot for more than 9 seconds” and most of the time “dress and undress, and brush teeth”.

There is a jungle of blogs, the jungle as in nature, red in tooth and claw, mostly red, then pink and putrid green, where a decent carnivore struggles to survive. Still, we managed about 1,900 ‘posts’ and if there is any regret, it would be a mini one over promises, promises, promises of contributions we received at the beginnings. Time pressure, health and possibly egos have been interfering. Aware of Ronald Reagan quote There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit” we did not care and yet… Humanity.

Sometimes we have doubts – are we diluting the message? Should we leave it to, say, Mark Steyn? Or, hopefully, are we introducing diversity? Real diversity of thought, and of expression, not the PC uniformity masquerading as such. Only time will tell. We are amateurs and somehow proud of that. We love what we do and we don’t do it for remuneration. Consequently, we refuse to accept that the fact that somebody, who coerced, by means of foul or fair, or the combination thereof, somebody else to pay, invariably not out of his pocket, for his or hers outpourings, is necessarily better simply because of that. (*/ How’s that for a complex sentence?)

More serious doubt is – are we repeating ourselves?

The Fog‘s very first article Our Great Green Hope was actually written in February 2009. Do read it again. What has changed? Has anything improved? Unfortunately, the article is as relevant now as then.

I shudder to think how cynical will be our youths, when they discover the polar bears had not drowned. When they discover that a rock concert hardly ever solves anything. When their rainbow bubble of greenhouse gases burst. I am afraid they will not turn against those who lied to them, but against those who were right. …

Regrettably, a great part of our youths suffers from incredible ignorance coupled with fanatism so naïve, that even Hitlerjugend leaders could be proud. It ought not to be surprising after years of propaganda of which Goebbels would be ashamed, directed predominantly to school age children.”

Five years later, many still stick to that sick sect, which has nothing to do with science. (See video in Hillary’s voters yesterday) Some seek the solution by joining the Islamic horde. Others, more intelligent, toy with the ideas and ideals of the NeoReaction [Why Leftist Fear Neoreactionaries 13-3-2015; some Nrx outlets http://theden.tv/ or http://www.socialmatter.net/].

Obviously, it is not the time to give up.

The Spartans do not ask how many are the enemy but where are they.” - Plutarch, Sayings Of The Spartans

Finally, our best wishes to Rudolf Vyborny, one of the original Fog of Chaos troika, currently in a hospital.

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Hillary’s voters

 …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

With voters like these her victory is assured …

The Marxist march through institutions has been successful beyond Gramski’s wildest dreams. The progies, ready to ban water, proud of their ignorance, pined for the first black, and now pine for a first woman, next will want a first horse in the House… not realising that all that had been done a long time ago elsewhere – and did not work out too well.

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The Children

…from the quills of the dead white poets

Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936)

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The Children

1914-1918
“The Honours of War” – A Diversity of Creatures

These were our children who died for our land: they were dear in our sight.
We have only the memory left of their home-treasured saying and laughter.
The price of our loss shall be paid to our hands, not another’s hereafter.
Neither the Alien nor Priest shall decide on it. That is our right.
               But who shall return us the children?

At the hour the Barbarian chose to disclose his pretences,
And raged against Man, they engaged, on the breasts that they bared for us,
The first felon-stroke of the sword he had long-time prepared for us –
Their bodies were all our defense while we wrought our defenses.

They bought us anew with their blood, forbearing to blame us,
Those hours which we had not made good when the Judgment o’ercame us.
They believed us and perished for it. Our statecraft, our learning
Delivered them bound to the Pit and alive to the burning
Whither they mirthfully hastened as jostling for honour –
Nor since her birth has our Earth seen such worth loosed upon her.

Nor was their agony brief, or once only imposed on them.
The wounded, the war-spent, the sick received no exemption:
Being cured they returned and endured and achieved our redemption,
Hopeless themselves of relief, till Death, marveling, closed on them.

That flesh we had nursed from the first in all cleanness was given 
To corruption unveiled and assailed by the malice of Heaven –
By the heart-shaking jests of Decay where it lolled in the wires –
To be blanched or gay-painted by fumes – to be cindered by fires –
To be senselessly tossed and retossed in stale mutilation
From crater to crater. For that we shall take expiation.
              But who shall return us our children?
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Children in arms

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

From time to time media, not having anything better to do, ‘do’ an item on children forced to work, provide sexual services, fight or some combination thereof. The usual activistas drop crocodile tears in front of the cameras and ask for more money. Needless to say, the subject of Islam, communism or socialism is usually avoided; and if slightly touched, it is immediately compensated for by a tear-jerking item about shocking, absolutely shocking conditions in some factory in India owned by a US ‘led’ multinational company. Oh, hypocrisy, thou name is socialism!

I’m not suggesting that children in the clutches of Communist Chinese entrepreneurs, Taliban, Boko Haram and other progressives are leading charmed lives and do not need help.

child.range.practiceHowever, I feel that if, for example all those twits who joined Michelle Obama’s #saveour girls, or whatever it was, campaign donated instead $5 towards hiring a few ( a hundred or so) mercenaries, the girls would be a long time home. By the way, the benefits of utilising free-lancers are the obvious. They are much, much cheaper than average top heavy, politically correct UN armed expedition, are paid by the results, do not care about medial hyenas and do not feel obliged to impose democracy on anybody.

Of course, the hash tag scams followers do not care about results; what matters to them are the touchy-feely intentions fertilising their narcissism. The scam organisers, like that infamous Michelle, know what they are doing – they are castrating the West.

In the meantime, whether it is in Africa, Middle East, Asia or South America sooner or later those children are proudly clutching ubiquitous Kalashnikovs, Russia’s lasting contribution to the advancement of the human race, and declaim “Kill the whitey” or similar progressive slogans. In ten years time those no longer innocent babies will be hardened, ruthless, ideologically motivated and dedicated killers. Victims, perhaps, in the sense the boys cutting their milk teeth as Hitlerjugend, ended their lives at Stalingrad or Berlin, but first massacring hundred of thousands of people as feared and admired SS. The Left, of course, never felt sorry for them; their socialism was of marginally different colour.

dangerous-playground-equipmentOur children will be seriously, possibly fatally disadvantaged in the forthcoming struggle. On our side we have ubiquitous, plastic and guaranteed harmless playground equipment, identical from pole to pole (diversity be damned) over protective (helicopter) parents, out of any moral restraint lawyers, child protection industry parasites, ever ready to remove a (non-Aboriginal, of course) child from the parents, thus reinforcing the Nurse Ratched‘s (a.k.a Nanny State), emasculating, de-feminising and generally enfeebling nest.

One of many examples; via Mark Steyn:

…When you shrink from punishing the bullies (as our schools do), when you pursue phantom enemies (as our “human rights” nomenklatura do), when you use the victims as a pretext for ideological advancement (as the Ontario government is doing), all that’s left is the creepy, soft totalitarian, collectivized, state-enforced, glassy-eyed homogeneity of “uniting to celebrate diversity” (in Peggy Nash’s words). So Canada will have GSAs from Niagara to Nunavut; and for the lonely and unsocial, the lumpy and awkward, real bullying will proceed undisturbed in the shadows; and ideologically-compliant faux-bullying will explode, as a generation of children is conscripted into a youth corps of eternal victimhood, alert to every slight, however footling. In New York, where children are bullied with gay abandon, the school board recently proposed banning from its tests 50 hurtful, discriminatory words such as “religious holidays,” “birthdays” and “cigarettes.” From such an environment come a cowed, pliant herd and a cadre of professional grievance-mongers, but not a lot of functioning, freeborn citizens.

All of this inevitably leads to physical, mental and especially moral weakness of the forthcoming generation, the one about to face one of the greatest challenges civilisations had to face thus far.

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G K Chesterton – Quote 24

QUOTE XXIV

chesterton.writingGilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936 ) –   We must not hate humanity, or despise humanity, or refuse to help humanity; but we must not trust humanity; in the sense of trusting a trend in human nature which cannot turn back to bad things. There is one little defect about man, the image of God, the wonder of the world and the paragon of animals; that he is not to be trusted. If you identify him with some ideal, which you choose to think is his inmost nature or his only goal, the day will come when he will suddenly seem to you a traitor.

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Pilots of German and other wings

...from the quill of Antisthenes

A320.cockpitNo firearms were involved, but some journalistic ‘opinion maker’, a female, I think, already tried to compare A320 Flight 9525 to Sandy Hook killings. Not the best example, I would think. Of all the USA shootings including more than one victim, the Sandy Hook incident probably has the most question marks over it. See Fog of Chaos Sandy Dallas Hook 23-01-13 and Cui bono? 25-01-13. I’m not sure that that periodista is one of that famous flock frightened of oppressive, intimidating, masculine clapping, but I wouldn’t be surprised. The geese, hopefully, perhaps moas of a feather…

All the corpses have not yet been collected and identified; and the aviation experts, that is everybody who ever flew in an aeroplane, and has access to a computer, comes out with his advice. Naturally, more rules, more examinations, more regulations and more and better paid regulators are to be the answer.

Ordinary passengers don’t have much contact with pilots, but the experience on the ground with the so called security staff is a good indication of the frequent failure of security vetting. Noticed the malice in their eyes when they make some poor, invariably white, grandmother to undress just because they can?

While we are on the subject of people hating people – should misanthropes be allowed to pilot passenger aeroplanes? Misanthropes as evidenced by, say, their Gaia / Greens’ sympathies?

white.houseThe White House is arguably the most important cockpit in the world and yet there is a psychopath in the White House – just the fact of his Marxist mother and Muslim father should have rang loud warning bells.

Psychology and psychiatry are obviously not much help or protection against human stupidity or evil designs. People get depressed, and sometimes so severely that they are considering a suicide. Not many act on that, and even smaller number turn homicidal. One can be reasonably sure that 90% of self-destructing jihadi murderers would pass the standard tests with flying colours. The experts would consider them well adjusted. Progies, desiring to mould the society to their inhuman image are unable and unwilling to accept that bad people were, are and will be. For it would be against their basic philosophy, a time and time again proven wrong but to no avail – that the nurture will win over the nature when the nurturing is solely in their progressive, oh so wise claws.

May the people wake up before it is too late.

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P.S. I may mention somebody’s fanciful theory that Andreas Lubitz was a recent convert to Islam. That would be extremely unlikely – peaceful Muslims would have already claimed the gory glory.

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And the latest news on the Air India A320 cockpit boxing match. More testing needed? Or a referee?

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

8th April, 1913 : The American President, Woodrow Wilson, today appeared before a special join session of the two houses of Congress to appeal for cuts in the tariff. He was the first President to appear before Congress in person since President Adams in 1801. His decision was a deliberate gesture, intended to assert presidential authority. The House chamber galleries were packed to hear the nine minute speech. Attacking high levels of tariff, President Wilson said: “We must abolish everything that bears even the semblance of privilege.”

us.independence[ A nice joke, seven days late. Or, perhaps, far, far too late, for to abolish the privileges of the ruling class America would have to go back to 1776 and start all over again. I think that that semi-educated incumbent of the White House would have a good chuckle too; assuming somebody would put it on his teleprompter.

And why the Presidents from the original pro-slavery party can’t ever comprehend the division of power so nicely, and futilely, prescribed in the US Constitution? ]

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A song absolutely non halal

...from the quill of Antisthenes

No problem, says as ever deceitful Abbott, nothing to see here, perhaps hoping that some Muslims will not vote the Labor as directed by self-appointed mullahs.

Since our True blue Halal, Mr Pickering wrote about the hacking his halal articles had provoked. Oh, those peaceful Muslims! What would Australia do without them?

By the way, the petition to PM Abbott against this larcenous practice, which closed suspiciously early, reached 21,568 signatures.

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The science today

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BEIJING: A leading British medical journal has retracted 43 published articles after it was found that the authors had fabricated their peer reviews. As many as 41 articles were written by doctors who worked in Chinese hospitals.

science.factThe authors of the “fake” articles have allegedly used the services of agents involved in “selling pre-written manuscripts to fabricate contact details for peer reviewers,” according to UK’s Committee on Publication Ethnics. The committee said the behaviour was inappropriate and a systematic attempt to manipulate the peer review process. …

Authors of articles retracted by the journal, Biomed Central, come from 38 different Chinese hospitals including some respected ones like the Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Shanghai Chest Hospital, People’s Liberation Army 452 Hospital and Shanghai East Hospital.

One of the authors, Yang Jianmin who is associate chief physician of Hangzhou First People’s Hospital, admitted to using the service of an article writing agency. Yang told the Caixin magazine that he paid $3,220 to the agency for getting the article written and published. … [full article]

If climate “scientists” can do it and even collect Nobel Prizes for it, why not medics? And I would not for a moment believe that this often applied and so rarely outed “scientific” practice is limited to the Chinese.

Well, I thought this post would be appropriate at this time of the year, when the progies pour scorn on religious superstitions and praise what they are pleased to call “reason” and “science”.

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The French Wars

…from the quills of the dead white poets

Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936

(Napoleonic)

The boats of Newhaven and Folkestone and Dover
To Dieppe and Boulogne and to Calais cross over;
And in each of those runs there is not a square yard
Where the English and French haven't fought and fought hard!

If the ships that were sunk could be floated once more,
They'd stretch like a raft from the shore to the shore,
And we'd see, as we crossed, every pattern and plan
Of ship that was built since sea-fighting began.

There'd be biremes and brigantines, cutters and sloops,
Cogs, carracks and galleons with gay gilded poops--
Hoys, caravels, ketches, corvettes and the rest,
As thick as regattas, from Ramsgate to Brest.

But the galleys of Caesar, the squadrons of Sluys,
And Nelson's crack frigates are hid from our eyes,
Where the high Seventy-fours of Napoleon's days
Lie down with Deal luggers and French chasse-marees.

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They'll answer no signal--they rest on the ooze,
With their honey-combed guns and their skeleton crews--
And racing above them, through sunshine or gale,
The Cross-Channel packets come in with the Mail. 

Then the poor sea-sick passengers, English and French,
Must open their trunks on the Custom-house bench,
While the officers rummage for smuggled cigars
And nobody thinks of our blood-thirsty wars!
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Easter victories so far

...from the quill of Antisthenes

NAIROBI — Four armed terrorists stormed a university in northern Kenya on Thursday, killing 147 people, wounding dozens and taking hostages during a 15-hour siege until they were killed by security forces. Christians and converts to Islam appeared to have been the targets. …

Students said the gunmen separated Christians from Muslims and held hostages in a dormitory, with explosives staged around the Christian hostages, Kenya’s National Police Service said. School officials said students reported the gunmen attended morning prayers at the campus mosque before heading to the dorm.

Associated Press :

Iran and six world powers have agreed on the outlines of an understanding to limit Iran’s nuclear programs, officials told The Associated Press Thursday. Negotiations continued on a dispute over how much of it to make public.“

Iran has no need for secrecy, they are winning, and probably have won; only the US and EU traitors have to keep on deceiving the benighted public.

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Troll armies of the Left

...from the quill of Antisthenes

Sometimes I am surprised by what other people find surprising. True, it is mostly the journalists who are surprised, or feign surprise, and they, by and large, are not known for their intelligence.

Would you be surprised by this?

Vladimir Putin has an army of professional trolls running thousand of fake Twitter and Facebook accounts to flood social media with pro-Russia propaganda. 

putin.lotto.Hundreds of workers are paid £500 a month to work exhausting 12-hour shifts bombarding the internet with comments  placing Putin in a more favourable light.

The trolls work under strict condition which see them banned from talking and even forging friendships with one another.  

One former worker at the Internet Research Centre – dubbed the Troll Factory – has lifted the lid on how employees must write more than 130 online posts a shift or face the sack. Marat Burkhard explained how the operation, based in modern building in St Petersburg, is opened 24 hours a day and employees often work in teams of three.

‘One of us would be the ‘villain,’ the person who disagrees with the forum and criticizes the authorities, in order to bring a feeling of authenticity to what we’re doing, he told Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

‘The other two enter into a debate with him — “No, you’re not right; everything here is totally correct.” We create the illusion of actual activity on these forums.’

Mr Burkhard revealed  how he and his fellow trolls got to work after a story broke about US President Barack Obama spitting his chewing gum out in India.

”You need to write 135 comments about this, and don’t be shy about how you express yourself,’ Mr Burkhard, reportedly said he was told. ”Write whatever you want, just stick the word Obama in there a lot and then cover it over with profanities.” 

On another occasion he was told to repeatedly post on websites that the majority of German’s supported Putin and his policies and were unhappy with Merkel. 

Inside the factory the trolls are not just targeting Russian sites but those around the world, including the UK. 

The trolls are often given five key words which they must make sure each of their posts are littered with. He claimed workers faced sanctions from manager if they were missing from their comments.” Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3015996/How-Russia-s-troll-factory-runs-thousands-fake-Twitter-Facebook-accounts-flood-social-media-pro-Putin-propaganda.html#ixzz3Vj9hMbmF

Here in Australia the public servants, trade unions staff, politicians’ relatives, whether on the taxpayer’s payroll or not, assorted parasites infesting institutions formerly called “of higher learning”, and Lenin’s useful idiots everywhere, do the job poor Putin has to pay for.

That the Left dominated media take any of this preconcerted pulp as vox populi, should not be surprising. But that those pseudo-conservative politicians, (yes, Mr Abbott, I do mean you) who ought to know better since they themselves employ every dishonest trick in the book, allow themselves to be manipulated by the manufactured public opinion could be puzzling. Until, of course, you realise that they (LibNats in Australia, Republicans in America), being absolutely unprincipled, would not know what I am writing about.

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The road to perdition

...from the quill of Antisthenes

On the road to perdition we could not have chosen a better leader.

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Hebrews 10.39: “But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.”

No more.

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

30th March, 1911 : All the European consuls in the besieged town of Fez have called for assistance. The road to Tangier is blocked and English and German travellers have been stopped and robbed. Traders have failed to turn up for a weekly market and food is running out. The revolt among tribesmen which began last October has continued to spread and the Sultan himself is said to be considering asking the French for help.

[ Have you noticed the progress in about hundred years?

jihad21Australian Government advice March 2015: We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco because of the threat of terrorist attacks. You should pay close attention to your personal security at all times and monitor the media for information about possible new safety or security risks.

  • The Moroccan authorities have warned of an increased threat linked to the number of Moroccans belonging to international terrorist organisations operating in Syria and Iraq. Terrorist attacks have occurred in Morocco in places frequented by tourists in the past. See Safety and security.
  • There is a general threat of kidnapping against Westerners in North Africa. You should maintain a high level of vigilance at all times and especially when travelling in southern and border areas of Morocco. See Safety and security.
  • You should monitor the media for reports of protest activity and avoid large gatherings and demonstrations as they may turn violent. Exercise particular caution on weekends, including in the period surrounding Friday prayers. See Safety and security.
  • We strongly advise you not to travel to the Western Sahara because of the risk posed by landmines. Permission from Moroccan authorities is required before travelling to Western Sahara. ]
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