24 June 2011 Thought for the Week:
Challenging the fundamental nature of the financial system: It was Douglas who said that Keynes had a first-rate mind, the best that money can buy. This obviously was not intended as a compliment--at least from a Social Credit perspective. Douglas also observed that the statement of Keynes was pretty well an unqualified admission of the validity of the Social Credit analysis.
- - Wallace Klinck, Canada 2011.
In the present social world of today, the question, “What is Money?” is greeted with puzzlement. Of course, everybody can recognise money. We all get it and spend it. From the moment the first breath is taken until the very last is expended, no day passes without some vital consideration of where the money is to come from, and where it needs to go.
- - Editorial The Social Crediter, Vol. 87, No. 2 Summer 2011.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND TRICKING THE PUBLIC
Piers Akerman, writes in The Sunday Telegraph 12 June, 2011: “It is a matter of record that no one from the Gillard-Green-independent government (or its predecessor) has ever debated climate science with any of the many eminent scientists who have studied the dubious claims made by the scandal-tainted IPCC, which appear to be the basis for the hysterical statements made about rising temperatures and sea levels.
The ANU's claims were shown to relate to two idiotic messages sent over a five-year period and were so irrelevant they were not even forwarded to the police. Over-reaction by the ANU or an attempt to provide a propaganda diversion to an embattled Labor government? Either way, the actions of the ANU were totally inappropriate for a university that should have as a core principle the desire to promote thorough research in the most transparent atmosphere.
HOWARD’S DARK DEEDS: BUILT ‘GLOBAL WARMING’ BUREAUCRACY
Letter in the Press: Sir, Craig Emerson's article in The Australian (May 7, 2011), "Sky won't fall from a carbon price", smacks of desperation in quoting John Howard twice. No mention was made of the scientific rationale for the carbon tax, which is understandable as the Earth is exactly the same temperature it was 30 years ago. Mr Emerson and the other Howard-quoters who have graced those pages completely misunderstood the Howard ploy. While he declared himself as an agnostic on global warming, Mr Howard systematically built the global warming bureaucracy that we have today. When he had control of the Senate, he did not roll back the Australian Greenhouse Office or the Renewable Energy Target Scheme.
The last dark deed of the Howard Government was the passage of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act in October 2007. This is the auditing basis of the carbon tax. His plan was to get the auditing system bedded down, then start taxing. Labor's carbon tax would be a couple of years behind schedule if Mr Howard had not laid the bureaucratic foundations for it.
As we rationalists at the time found, Mr Howard had no interest in the science of climate. To his mind, climate was serving a higher purpose, which was to bring forward the day that Australia adopted nuclear power. As such, he was a second-rate Machiavelli. He did not trust the Australian people to make that decision for themselves, and he did not trust his cabinet colleagues enough to tell them either. The evil that men do lives after them, and in Mr Howard's case that is a possible future in which Australia does not have a cement industry, a steel industry, oil refining, a multitude of other industries and, most importantly, a synthetic liquid fuels industry. That is the Howard legacy that many of us are toiling mightily to avoid.
- - David Archibald, City Beach, WA: “News Weekly” 28 May 2011.
WHAT IS REALLY BEHIND THE EXPORT BAN?
According to the Northern Territory News, the “Export ban costs $100,000 a day”:
Adelaide River's Cedar Park export yards owner Nick Thorne said there were about 5000 head waiting there and Wellard spokesman Cameron Morse said he had about 1000 head at the Santavan export yards about 40km south of Darwin.
NT Cattlemen's Association chief executive Luke Bowen held talks with the NT Government Primary Industry Minister Kon Vatskalis yesterday. He said the association was looking at establishing an industry helpline to keep people up to date.”
Comment: Maybe, just maybe, the intent is to “tear out the heart of rural Australia”. After all, we are now being fed the idea the whole world is heading towards a food shortage. It looks like ‘Mother Nature’, constantly violated by modern ‘science ‘ and the global rapists, needs a helping hand in bringing the shortage about.
OPEN LETTER TO FOUR CORNERS
from Scot Braithwaite:
I have the following points to make:
1. The ship that appears in the footage “for less than 30 seconds” is a vessel that cost tens of millions of dollars to build. We have had 3 separate media groups sail with this ship and it can in no uncertain terms be described as best in class. The Wellard group has another 3 vessels of the same standard with another 2 being built in China. This is a total investment of 400 million dollars to ensure that livestock exports from Australia are undertaken at the utmost levels of cow comfort and animal welfare.
2. The feedlot that was filmed was given a 10 second view. This feedlot is without a doubt world class. Your viewers should have at least had the opportunity to view large numbers of cattle eating and sleeping comfortably in a fantastic facility. This company has in addition moved to kill all his cattle through stunning system that he has control of. This owner has spent 20 years of his life in the industry, has built his business from nothing, has done all that is required of him from an animal welfare point of view yet your reporter makes no mention of these things.
3. Within a 3-HOUR DRIVE OR a 15-Minute helicopter there are another 3 world-class facilities. All three feedlots, including the one filmed, are at, or better than, what can be found in Australia. The cattle being fed, and the ration being fed, leads to a lot less animal health issues then a similar size operation in Australia. One of these facilities is operated and owned by a large Australian pastoral house. They had no mention in your supposed unbiased report. The operation is run by a North Queensland man, who, through his absolute dedication to excellence has built a feedlot and slaughtering system that his company, the industry and himself, can be very proud of. The system is closed, all the cattle are already killed through their own abattoir. They import 20-to-25,000 cattle a year. They have been doing this for at least 5 years. Why should they be shut down? For what reason could anyone justify closing this operation down, especially without even bothering to look at what goes on.
4. The other world class feedlots that could have been investigated with a 3-hour ride in the car are owned by a large publicly listed Indonesian company. In all, they have on feed 50,000 cattle and import about 120,000 cattle a year. They have recently built an abattoir (the one that was briefly shown on the program). They built this 2 years ago, as they knew that modern methods must come to Indonesia and they were willing to make the investment to make it happen.
The other major issue that was not covered was the social responsibility that all feedlotters in Indonesia practice. Their operations are in relatively isolated poor areas; the feedlots provide employment opportunity, advancement through effort, and a market for thousands of tons of feedstuffs grown for the cattle.
In JKT there is the largest privately owned abattoir that kills about 4-to-6000 heads a month. It is a well-run facility that has no welfare issues. In addition it was working on getting a stun system in place well before the 4 Corners report. No photos from here, yet this is another who has been doing the right thing and who will lose his business if the trade is banned.
A Private Bone to Pick with the Program: Where can Their Case be Heard?
I have watched literally thousands of cattle slaughtered in the boxes in Indonesia. Yes there are problems, as there are at every point of slaughter on every type of animal in the world, but 98% of the cattle I watched killed was quick and without fuss. Why is there not one shot of what happens 98% of the time? The shots of outright cruelty are totally unacceptable and the slaughter of cattle is still gruesome and confronting but is not as prevalent as portrayed in your report. Yes it does some times happen but it is the exception not the rule. And we are already taking steps to improve the system and we have the ability to ensure all animals are stunned in a very short time.
Yes there are a couple of operators who in the short term will not be able to handle the new way. But they will be dropped, no commitment to stunning, no supply. No negotiation. There are also a number of operators privately owned who were, to all intents and purposes, doing the right thing. They were asked to supply through the boxes and they have. They will be asked to only supply through a stunning FACILITY and they will. They have far too much invested in the whole industry over many years to not do as we ask.
ARTHUR CALWELL: AN EARLY PROTOTYPE FOR KEATING, HAWKE AND FRASER
by James Reed
Actually, Calwell was an early multiculturalist. A Labor Fabian Socialist and Irish Catholic he did not particularly like Anglo Saxon Australia. His immigration policy in fact was directed to bringing in a multitude of alternative ethnicities while he proclaimed the Britishness of the migrants. While other countries were developing atomic weapons for defence, Calwell spoke of “populate or perish”, saying that Australia's defence required more people. Clearly, if the man was not a fool then he must have had an agenda.
Support of Race Vilification Legislation:
For me, because Calwell set us on the road to ruin, I see him as even worse than Keating, Hawke and Fraser. As a matter of fact our immigration policies are looking back to Calwell and that's the problem.
HOW EGYPT TREATS CHRISTIANS
by Chris Knight
As he notes over a period of a few days, more Christians are killed in Egypt by Muslims than people killed in Syria and Libya. Churches have been blown up and burnt. While this goes on, Halpern points out, Obama has given Egypt an extra US$1 billion to deal with the economic crisis. The US, drunk on its own ideology thinks that a ripple of democracy will spread across the Islamic world. Wanna bet? Mr Hussein Obama?
JULIA, WHAT MATHS DID YOU LEARN AT MITCHAM DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL?
asks Peter West
But “better” has nothing to do with it. Government decisions now are based on how many Asians can be squeezed into Oz. We are in a state of emergency and urgency, to extinguish ourselves. Thus in answer to my title question, the maths taught at an Anglo Saxon middle class school in the 1960s were good but the politics picked up on the rise to the top of the heap are the problem.
OSAMA BIN LADEN'S EXECUTION AND THE RULE OF LAW
The Legal and Ethical Ramifications by Ian Wilson LL.B.
For one thing the US has the Authorisation for Use of Military Force Act which authorises the US president to use “all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organisations, or persons” who aided in 9/11. International law also permits such a response if the host nation gives consent and providing the host nation is willing to deal with the problem. Now, the US national law could be found to be illegal by non-US countries, as after all, it is just by fiat that the US says that it is legally permitted to do this. As for whether Pakistan was willing to co-operate – from the information available it is difficult to reach a firm conclusion.
No doubt, debate will continue for some time.
Even if the US did act outside of “the law” there will be no consequences because at that level of power politics the “rule of law” is just a phrase. What determines right is might, power is all. I am no defender of bin Laden and am glad that he is gone. Nor do I follow conspiracy theories about 9/11.
ON BURGER FLIPPING FEMINIST FOLLIES
by James Reed
The universities, in particular, are drenched in radical feminism right from positive discrimination in employment, to entrenched Women's Studies and Cultural Studies departments. The role of communist ideology, especially in influencing early feminists such as Betty Friedan, is also mentioned. The authors totally reject feminism, which they see as a disaster for both women and men and advocate the rediscovery of womanhood – modesty, the abandonment of casual sex, the reestablishment of family life and children. That is indeed the way to go if humanity is to survive.
WHAT MORE DO WOMEN WANT?
by James Reed
A decade or so ago, there was some sort of opposition to the march of feminism by conservative groups. There was an argument that the traditional family should be preserved. But I have noticed that even the conservative side of politics is giving up on this one, or worse, implicitly accepting the enemies' position on this topic. Civilisations have collapsed when the natural social order has been radically disturbed in this way.
Like so many “noble” experiments, this one is clearly designed to serve the interests of global consumer capitalism and destroy the Northern European (Nordic) race in one foul swoop. Thus in 100 years there will be no 200th celebration of International Womens' Day, anymore than there is such a celebration of these liberal icons in say countries in the Horn of Africa. On the business-as-usual scenario, the world will be like the worst of these scenarios of “the coming anarchy”.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
The South Australian State Weekend will be held on 13th and 14th of August 2011.
The National Weekend: The Annual New Times Dinner will be held on the Friday 23 September and National Seminar 24th of September. Don’t forget the Divine Service and Action Conference on Sunday 25th.
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