Olympic Disaster. What happened to globalism?

On June 17, with only arounf seven weeks to go before the start of the Olympic Games, the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has declared a “state of public calamity.”

A financial crisis is preventing the state from honoring its commitments to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the state governor told a press conference. The crisis is so severe, he said, it could eventually bring about “a total collapse in public security, health, education, mobility and environmental management.”

The authorities are now authorized to ration essential public services and the state is eligible for emergency funds from the federal government.

Recent visitors to Rio, asked how preparations for the Games are going tend to respond “not well”. The city reportedly looks like a huge construction site. Bricks and pipes are piled everywhere; a few workers lazily push wheelbarrows as if the Games were scheduled for 2017. Nobody knows what the construction sites will become, not even the people working on them:

“It’s for the Olympics” was the unanimous reply, followed by speculation about “tents for the judging panels of volleyball or soccer, I guess.”

Work on the beach volleyball arena at Copacabana Beach is at a standstill because the organizers failed to get the correct building licenses. Then the structure was damaged by waves. Only after that happened did workers erect a six-foot-high sand barrier to protect the site. The sand does not offer much protection against waves (we all learned as kids what happens to sand castles when the tide comes in) but it protects thugs; tourists are being mugged behind the embankment. A construction worker told me he’d seen a man stabbed there, and warned me to stay away. The robbers were so confident of plying their trade unmolested that they had left their backpacks and a beach chair nearby on the sand.

The unfinished beach volleyball court at Copacabana beach -doable in six weeks except the site looks abandoned according to European and American journalists.

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At the Deodoro Olympic Park, which is apparently open to anyone who wants to wander in and have a nosey round, half-built grandstands were, according to people who did just that, stood abandoned in the middle of a Friday afternoon.

The few projects that have been completed don’t inspire much confidence either. In April, a newly built bike path along Rio’s seashore collapsed, killing two people.

Frequent shootouts near the Olympic arenas and on routes to them are also a concern: 76 people have been hit by stray bullets in Rio so far this year; 21 of them have died. On June 19, more than 20 men carrying assault rifles and hand grenades stormed the city’s largest public hospital to free an alleged drug kingpin in police custody, leaving one person dead and two hurt.

There’s a dearth of signs and tourist information on the streets and on public transportation to help visitors avoid the notorious Favelas, the slums where crime is rife and street gangs or drug barons are the only law. Few of the bus or tram stops displayed information about which lines go w here. Visitors could resort to asking street traders and passers-by for directions, but these people are from the Favelas. You’d better be alble to speak Portuguese and be handy with as knife or you’ll be fucked. Literally.

At this late stage it is difficult to see how the games can be a success, but you can bet the elites and corporate owned mainstream media channels will close ranks and paint a glossy picture. Those of us who watch on TV or read print media will see nothing of the rotting corpses in the side streets, alleyways and open sewers or the rats an stray dogs that feed on them.  The power elites are already crapping themselves because so many of us are aware of their abject failure to manage anything except propaganda. A high profile failure such as this could finish them.

As Aristotle said: “The greatest inequalities come from efforts to make unequal things equal.

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Propaganda and Journalism: A lesson for the left

W W 1 - a bloodbath justified by propaganda World War One – a bloodbath justified to the public by the kind of propaganda now being directed against Russia (source)

A few days ago I posted an article on the significant details regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, and the inconsistencies in the US / EU narrative that the government propaganda was not discussing and that mainstream media were not questioning.

The article attracted a few comments and one troll, a wannabe intellectual bully who wanted to convince me that I had no right to question the ‘official’ (i.e. American) version of events. There have been swarms of such trolls around the web, citing spurious credentials in an effort to establish that their (politically-correct, oligarchic collectivist) opinions are somehow made more valid by the fact that they question nothing that comes out of the FUKUS axis propaganda machine.

This particular troll emphasised his lack of intelligence by accusing me of believing the Russian / Ukraine separatist version of events. All I had said in fact was that there was absolutely no evidence to support President Obama’s accusation made hours after the disaster, that the government of Russia was undoubtedly responsible. He chose to interpret this as implying that I accepted the Russian version of events which blamed the Ukrainian government in Kiev for shooting down flight MH17. Bizarrely he claims he is a scientists. Not the only scientist I’ve encountered who is in need of remedial education in reading and comprehension.

I accepted no such thing. And I was proved right (as always), when the US State Department was challenged to substantiate its claims, a spokesperson referred reporters to social media chit chat.

We still don’t know who was responsible, theories that point to both separatist rebels with Russian support and Kiev government troops with US/EU support are still circulating but no conclusive evidence has been produced either way.

This devotion to partisan propaganda is not confined to the left however. On a television news analysis today the veteran journalist Max Hastings, who identifies himself as a conservative, was talking about reactions from online readers to his articles for a top selling newspaper supporting the American / European line and damning Russia.

Hastings admitted that the line he had taken was “People must believe the west, we’re the good guys, they’re the bad guys.”

He then said that a theme repeated by many commenters from around the world was; Why should we believe the Americans and British, they are proven liars on Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Egypt, Syria, drone strikes on Pakistan and the overthrow of the elected Ukrainian government.

And that acknowledgement, plus perhaps the fact that as days count down to the hundredth anniversary of the opening shots in World War One, explains why new media and many clear thinking, honest writers in mainstream media are taking a different line. People who have read a little history are remembering how as the world stumbled into that senseless bloodbath with governments on both sides lying to their citizens and the media of the day repeating those lies:

The World According to the Mainstream Media: Russia and Palestine are Guilty until Proven Innocent
Timothy Alexander Guzman
RINF Alternative News

They accused the Russian government and the Anti-Kiev militias in East Ukraine for its direct involvement in the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH-17 without any hard evidence to support their claim. US intelligence agencies did admit that Russia was not directly linked to the Malaysian Airlines incident, but they managed to blame Russia indirectly. They claimed “that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement” according to ABC news.

The accusations against Russia were baseless. What is important to the families of the Malaysian Airlines tragedy is for them to find out the truth about those responsible for the crimes. Blaming actors who are not responsible for the crime will not bring peace to the families. The MSM has been actively defending Israeli actions against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip declaring that it was Hamas that murdered the three Israeli teens, an accusation that was also never proven. Regardless of the facts on the tragic deaths of those teenagers, Israel had declared a “revenge” war on the Palestinians. The MSM is following Washington and Tel Aviv’s talking points.

The bias reporting on the situation in Gaza is shameful. The death toll surpassed 800 for the Palestinians and for the Israeli’s it’s close to 40 casualties. The US and their Western partners along with their Israeli counterparts are working in conjunction against their political adversaries through its MSM Empire. They want war and they will do anything even have their media lie to the public in order to go what they want. What had occurred in the last couple of weeks concerning events in the Ukraine and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are both tragic incidents, but the point I am making reflects on the MSM itself and their lack of journalistic principals.

Read all the article on the loss of journalistic and academic integrity in RINF

white hat back hatWhite hats versus black hats – reality is seldom that simple (source)

Here’s another view of the Malaysia Airlines controversy authored by two people whose names alone are guaranteed to kick off an irrational two minutes hate session from the neo – fascist left, Chris. Booker and Richard North:

Could Barack Obama have prevented the MH17 disaster?

US intelligence would have known the separatists had captured missile-launchers, and where they were being used

Christopher Booker in The Daily Telegraph

The most alarming unanswered question over the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is so fearful to contemplate that it has scarcely even been asked. Had President Obama in fact been better placed than anyone else to prevent that disaster from taking place? When, in his statement 24 hours after the plane was downed, the President stoked speculation about the involvement of President Putin, did he deliberately obscure the fact that, days earlier, he had already learned enough from his many intelligence sources to know that the 55 international airliners travelling every day along that flight path over eastern Ukraine faced the threat of precisely such a disaster? If so, why did the US authorities not make it a top priority to ensure that such flights were immediately halted?

In all the initial confusion over what Mr Obama called “this outrage of unspeakable proportions”, there was a hysterical rush to pin the blame on Russia’s president. “Putin’s killed my son”, as one newspaper front page had it. But, over the days that followed, as ever more information emerged about this story, the US government appeared to be backtracking on its original narrative.

Read full article at The Daily Telegraph

I don’t necessarily agree with Booker but he presents information that is worth considering as we classical liberals, libertarians and freethinkers consider all aspects of the case and form our own individual opinions. The notion of presenting an argument we may not totally and utterly agree with is incomprehensible to the knee jerkers (and wrist jerkers?) of the neo – fascist left of course. They love to march in lockstep, chant the slogans, and embrace the causes along with the rest of the crowd.

BUK missile launcher - infographicBUK Missile Launcher -NB people who think mathematical modelling is involved in aiming and firing these, it’s a radar guided system, sorree.

The spectacle of the progressive left or progressive liberals exposing inner fascist as the support authoritarian governments and clamour for war is becoming a major topic for freethinkers, radicals and true liberals. In this and my other blogs I have constantly taken an anti war line, the troll referred to in the first part of this article accuses me of being a right wing extremist (I suppose the scum sucking spawn of a pox whores scablouse thinks he is insulting me – well I said he’s not very good at English,) yet over the past few years he has consistently been in favour of war and military intervention by the FUKUS axis in the domestic affairs of sovereign states. It’s supposed to be the left who are pacifists and the right who love war, yet the neo fascist left seem to be mad for war and slaughter.

Perhaps this article goes some way to explaining why liberals and left wing thinkers hold the masses is such contempt:

How did liberals become so elitist and contemptuous of the public?

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The new left brain does not collect and process information in a logical,orderly, reasonable, and objective manner. Rather, liberal thinking is dominated by an obsession with power, and use of that power to preserve and or advance elitist advantages. (source)

How did liberals become so elitist and contemptuous of the public?

Daniel Ben-Ami
Journalist and author

10 July 2014

iberalism is one of a select band of troublesome political concepts that has multiple meanings. Indeed, ‘liberalism’ as used in one context can be the opposite of what it means in another.

The attitude of liberalism to freedom provides a prime example of these contradictory meanings. Classical liberalism, which was to the fore in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, typically placed a heavy emphasis on the importance of individual autonomy and liberty. In sharp contrast, contemporary liberalism tends to be deeply intolerant and elitist.

Fred Siegel, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a conservative think tank based in New York, has provided an enormous service with his innovative history of modern American liberalism, The Revolt Against the Masses. It helps put many of the most retrograde trends in the US into their proper context. It also helps shed light on parallel developments in other countries, including Britain, even though they are outside Siegel’s remit.

For Siegel, a defining feature of modern liberalism is its attachment to what he calls the clerisy – a technocratic elite which he identifies with academia, Hollywood, the prestige press, Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Despite its professed attachment to equality of opportunity, this elite holds the mass of the American public, what Siegel refers to as ‘the middle class’, in contempt. The clerisy sees itself as superior to the rest of the population on meritocratic grounds.

As the reach of the state has burgeoned, the clerisy has taken on an increasingly important social role. Over the years, American government has grown vastly, commanding more resources and employing more people, than ever before. As Joel Kotkin, one of the sharpest observers of contemporary American politics, has pointed out: ‘Since 1990, the number of government workers has expanded by some five million to some 20million. That’s four times the number who were employed by the government at the end of the Second World War, a growth rate roughly twice that of the population as a whole.’ Members of the technocratic elite present themselves as impartial experts, but their interests are closely tied to the fortunes of this vast state apparatus.

Read full article at Spiked

So there you are. Once you stop yourself being caught up in the medieval witch hunt tactics of the ‘left’, take a step back and view the bigger picture and start thinking for yourself, a very different picture emerges to the one painted by our hysterical leftie trolls as they clamour for the global war their bankster sponsors want for purposes of increasing their control, grabbing even more money and reducing the global population. Now are you still prepared to believe these facists because they tell you they are the cuddly side of the argument.

Agenda 21 in North West USA? Too late, Ore – gone?

According to the text of a Bill due to be passed into law by the state Senate of Oregon in North West USA next week, clause 863 accomplishes the following, ”Makes legislative finding and declaration that regulation of agricultural seed, flower seed, nursery seed and vegetable seed and products of agricultural seed, flower seed, nursery seed and vegetable seed be reserved to state.”

bearing in mind that the state government of Oregon is owned by GM seed biotech giant Monsanto, this means the only seeds that can be legally planted in the state will be those that have been fucked about with by Monsanto scientists.

Opponents of the bill believe that this is more than just a local push in the 4 Oregon counties listed in the Bill and is likely part of a statewide plan to halt Americans from being able to eat healthy food under Agenda 21 provisions set forth by current administrations.

But Oregon has a big grow-your-own community producing in their gardens everything from marrows to marijuana (but mostly marijuana). So bearing in mind the Democrats, the party pushing Agenda 21, rely on the hippy vote, how will this one play out as the 2016 election approaches.

We foresee the traditionally liberal state going Republican if the ‘pubs can find a candidate willing to run a “Vote for dope” campaign.

Or maybe Monsanto are already active in the hashish market? It would tie in with the New World Order’s need for a compliant population.

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Give and take: guess who gives and who takes – Anna Raccoon

An excellent post from Anna Raccoon that sums up the kind of warped, totalitarian thinking behind Obama’s “You didn’t build that” speech. Here’s an extract:

Self Sufficiency, the American dream, a return to the lifestyle of the pioneers. Take care of yourself, take care of your own, live on the bounty of nature. Even in Oregon the State is encroaching. Those who dream of a similar lifestyle might care to take note of the result of a court case that has been on going there for ten years now.

Water, that most essential ingredient of life for mankind. It doesn’t belong to mankind though, even when it falls from the sky. It belongs to the State. Allegedly.

A Oregon man has just been jailed for 30 days and fined $1,500 dollars for allowing rainwater that fell from the sky onto his 170 acres farm to drop into the ponds on his farm, …

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I had to leave this comment for Anna:

The realities of life in Obamaland:

See that tasty pie you just took out of the oven Anna? You didn’t bake that, the government did.

See that sparkling clean upper story window from which you look on the french countryside? The window cleaner did not run up his ladder and polish that, the government did.

See that rather smart hairstyle your commenter Mr. Thorpe, poser that he is, is sporting? Justina the hairdresser did not style that hair, the government did.

See that nasty red ink on all our bank statements? We did not spend our money, the government did.

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TheThing Nanny State Most Wants To Ban

Pollution Health Warning For Easter Weekend

From The Daily Telegraph


Vulnerable people, such as asthmatics, the elderly and heart patients, were advised to be particularly vigilant to any change in their conditions and seek medical help if they experience difficulties.

Officials advised people who suffer from a shortage of breath on hot sunny days to avoid strenuous outdoor activity, especially in the afternoon.

Children with asthma can play outside normally, but might need to increase their use of medicines such as inhalers.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs issued the warning, covering the whole of England and Wales, ahead of what is expected to be the hottest Easter since 1984.

It is the first smog alert in two years, the last being on July 17 2009, but such warnings are normally annual events.

How wonderful to us those caring, concerned leftie elitists are. Having made smoking a crime almost on a par with genocide they then embarked on campigns to demonise alcohol, tasty food, sex with people you don’t know (spreads diseases), sex with people you know (is probably some form of abuse), sex with yourself (you must be depressed), eating (causes obesity), not eating (causes anorexia), cars (cause accidents), loud music and quiet music (both annoy people), music made by non ethnic people – i.e. black – because it annoys ethnic minorities, anti social behaviour (because it annoys the crap out of the authorities when they are asked to do something about it), social behaviour (leads to drinking eating, smoking and sex), sunshine (causes skin cancer), being working class (leads to smoking, drinking, sex, independence and reading George Orwell, Christianity, Christmas and Easter (both might offend non Christians you know), chocolate and bad taste humour.

Not content with trying to ban or control all that they are now sticking health warnings on the first bit of decent weather we have had in months.

Mustn’t go outside kiddiwinks, the air on hot days might poison you.

Ignore them. Do they thing they really most want to ban you from doing but dare not say so. Think for yourself !

Happy Easter.

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Breaking News – Nanny State On Suicide Watch

Reports are just coming in of a dramatic incident at the Palace of Westminster. It seems a mythical woman has been prevented by fire brigade and police officers from committing suicide by impaling herself on John Redwood’s pointed ears.

The woman, whose real name is not know but who has previously been referred to by the media as Nanny State became distraught as David Cameron announced a new government policy aimed at dismantling the compensation culture and the tyranny of the Health and Safety Executive.

On hearing the news Nanny State scaled the crumbling stonework of St. Stephen Fry’s Tower, swung from the minutes hand of Big Ben as she tore off her directoire knickers on which she had scrawled the word ‘CONTROL’ in non toxic, water based ink and waved them at a crowd gathering in Parliament Square below.

“You can’t be trusted to think for yourselves” she shouted to onlookers, “you are all like children and need a bureaucrat to supervise everything you do. These madmen are betraying you, they will allow you to put yourselves in danger by letting you choose to smoke, drink alcohol, eat pizza and burgers and sausages, swig sugar laden fizzy pop from unhygienic cans and bottles and cross the road where there are no traffic lights. Oh my darlings, my little poppets I can’t bear to think of what might happen to you if you are left to rely on yourselves…”

As she was about to jump, intending to land on the pointed ears of John “Mr. Spock” Redwood who had come out to bore her into surrendering peacefully Nanny State was grabbed by a fireman who had ascended in a hydraulic lift. She began beating him about the head and demanding he put her down, remove his trousers and prove he was wearing an athletic support which everyone should wear before lifting any weight. “I don’t want your codlings on my conscience you silly, irresponsible fool, and what’s more I don’t want you suing me for rupturing you. And have you been properly trained to use a hydraulic lift and climb ladders?”

“All part of the job madam, now you just keep still or we’ll both ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH”

The poor fireman died instantly as Nanny State is a substantial woman and she landed on top of him.

“There, you see what happens when Health and Safety Procedures are not properly followed” Nanny shouted, wagging an admonishing finger at the crowd. A Police Officer then put a blanket over her head and led her away. As she was guided into a police van she was heard to sob, “Poor little things, you are just too dependent to be left to lead your own lives.”

We heard from a reliable source in the police service that Nanny State is being cared for in a special hospital where she has been put on suicide watch.

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Surveillance Society: A Message for Government Pokenoses.

Here is a message from Boggart Blog to the Military Intelligence Officers, Special Branch Coppers, Benefit AgenCy snoopers and town hall bureaucrats who may be tapping our phone and monitoring our e-mails and this subversive and insurrectionist blog..

FUCK THE FUCKING FUCK OFF YOU FUCKING FUCKERS!

For those of you not familiar with the Benefits Agency, they used to be the department of Social Security and their Fraud Investigation Team had more powers than the police. The mystery is not why did they change their name from the dSS but why it took them twenty years to get round to it.

Learn more about the erosion of civil rights, the destruction of privacy and how our government, in the name of state security, now collects more data on citizens that Statsi, the secret police in the old communist regime of East Germany ever did on the oppresssed citizens o9f that unfortunate nation.

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