Amsterdam Gridlocked Again As Dutch Farmers Protest EU Green Laws

The protests against EU globalism and the unofficial appointment of Swedish baby troll Greta Thunberg as head of European environment policy continue to grow and become more disruptive. Last weeken it was France that bore the brunt of citizens anger, today it was Amsterdam and The Netherlands.

In a protest similar to previous ones in Germany and Netherlands, Amsterdam was gridlocked with throusands of farm tractors being driven slowly to disrupt traffic flow in the Dutch capital in a zero-notice strike following the Dutch government voting to pass new, highly unpopular green legislation that will damage the already struggling agricultural and construction sectors.

While the protest was peaceful and good humoured, with Dutch Newspaper De Telegraaf reporting that farmers gave out hot coffee to the police officers on duty in the cold weather, armoured vehicles manned by the Dutch government’s military police were seen deployed at likely flashpoints as the tractors got closer to the parliament buildings. Protests in France against green laws that will be ruinous for farmers and transport businesses have frequenntly become violent.

The protest clearly took the police by surprise, and its planning took place in secret, with organisers reportedly referring to it as a “surprise attack” on Amsterdam.

The “surprise attack” came in response to the government passing an EU law enforcing with draconian penalties strict limits on nitrogen emissions, with similar laws being passed by the democratically elected governments of all European Union member states in response to the diktats of unelected bureaucrats in Brussels on green policies. Farmer’s groups dispute the way emissions are measured and claim their work is not as damaging as governments claim, and regardless, as their protest banners state without farming there can be no food.
The smooth – face pen pushers in their luxurious offices haven’t thought that one through have they?

Particularly supportive of the farmers case is Anti – EU politician Geert Wilders, who while notorious for his opposition to the Islamification of the Netherlands and Europe, is a populist and stands with voters against the European Union. He called the farmers “heroes” Wednesday and said he supported them against the anti-nitrogen “frenzy” that would destroy their livelihoods.

As the government of Poland has today stated its desire to leave the EU it can only be a matter od time before this cultural Marxist attempt to merge the free and democratic member states into a Soviet style federation crumbles.

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German farmers roll out HUNDREDS of tractors, bring cities to a halt, protesting new EU eco-rules


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Angry farmers brought trasffic to a standstill by driving tractors slowly through German cities in protest of new green laws aimed at protecting birds and insects. Protests were organised in 17 cities across Germany, the largest in Bonn, where the Agriculture Ministry HQ is located. Angry farmers rolled out around 1,000 tractors onto the streets, blocking several major roads and bridges.
The farmers claim that new environmental protection rules will damage their business. The measures, put forward by Angela Merkel’s unpopular government, will limit the use of certain weed killers in order to protect field birds, like Eurasian skylarks, lapwings and partridges, as well as some insects.
The protesters say that small family farms will be hit the most, and demand the government to drop the “farmer-bashing” agenda. “We’re not animal killers and polluters,” the farmers leaders said.
Amid the protests, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze promised to help farmers adapt to the new policy and invited them to discuss how to make their businesses “environmentally friendly.”

The Good New Is The BSE Epidemic Is Over. The Bad News Is We’re All Dead

If you are over thirty you will recall the BSE fear and panic. Like Swine Flu, Bird Flu, AIDS, MRSA and many other similar evil diseases it was, according to science, going to kill 199% of us and leave the rest to survive as best they could in a post apocalyptic dystopia.

The first hint of catastrophe came a quarter of a century ago. In October 1987, David Brown, a Vet and writer on agriculture for The Sunday Telegraph described in his column “a mystery brain disease is killing Britain’s dairy cows and vets have no cure”. A few months later, he disclosed that the government had launched an inquiry into what was now being called bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE. By the end of the decade, the media were referring routinely to “mad cow disease”, and a chilling new phrase had entered the language. Scientists came up with all sorts of theories about what might cause the disease but none was ever proved.

The Mad Cow Disease fear and panic pandemic was attributed to cannibal cows, organic phosphate insecticides sprayed on pastures, alien death rays being beamed at us from space and dogdy hamburgers and hot dogs. Hysteria really took off when a few humans developed a brain condition which though not necessarily the same (especially in the fact they it affected humans not cows) had some symptoms in common with mad cow disease.

The BSE epidemic cost us billions, and devastated the British farming industry. Millions of valuable cattle were slaughtered because scientuists said BSE was infectious (it wasn’t.) Now, that plague is at an end. A few days ago, in New Scientist, we described how just 17 cases were recorded worldwide in cattle last year.

Unfotunately we are all dead except the vegetarians. We must be as the science said we would be and science cannot be wrong because it is very clever stuff done scientifically by scientists. Still at least we now know why Swine Flu did not kill us all – we’d already died of BSE.

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