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Pro-Israel Lobby Caught on Tape Boasting That Its Money Influences Washington Reader 02/12/2019 (Tue) 13:54:11 Id: 2e8aa6 [Preview] No. 13964 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
“So we want the Jewish community to go face to face in this small environment, 50, 30, 40 people, and say this is what’s important to us. We want to make sure that if we give you money that you’re going to enforce the Iran deal. That way, when they need something from him or her, like the Iran deal, they can quickly mobilize and say look we’ll give you 30 grand. They actually impact,” Ochs tells the reporter.

Such a claim is not so different from what Omar was describing, and for which she was roundly condemned. In the wake of Omar’s tweets, the Washington Post, for instance, reported: “The American Jewish Committee demanded an apology, calling her suggestion that AIPAC is paying American politicians for their support ‘demonstrably false and stunningly anti-Semitic.’” (On Monday, Omar apologized for her tweets but insisted that AIPAC and other lobbyist groups are harmful to U.S. politics.)

In the censored documentary, Ochs went on to describe a fundraiser hosted by Jeff Talpins, a hedge fund giant, as similar, as well. “In New York, with Jeff Talpins, we don’t ask a goddamn thing about the fucking Palestinians. You know why? Cuz it’s a tiny issue. It’s a small, insignificant issue. The big issue is Iran. We want everything focused on Iran,” Ochs says. “What happens is Jeff meets with the congressman in the back room, tells them exactly what his goals are — and by the way, Jeff Talpins is worth $250 million — basically they hand him an envelope with 20 credit cards, and say, You can swipe each of these credit cards for a thousand dollars each.”

Ochs explains that the club in New York required a minimum pledge of $10,000 to join and participate in such events. “It’s a minimum commitment. Some people give a lot more than that.”

AIPAC, on its own website, recruits members to join its “Congressional Club,” and commit to give at least $5,000 per election cycle.

Eric Gallagher, a top official at AIPAC from 2010 to 2015, tells the Al Jazeera reporter that AIPAC gets results. “Getting $38 billion in security aid to Israel matters, which is what AIPAC just did,” he notes at one secretly recorded lunch. “Everything AIPAC does is focused on influencing Congress.”

The film, called “The Lobby,” was produced by Al Jazeera’s investigative unit, and features hidden-camera footage obtained by the reporter, who posed as a Jewish pro-Israel activist from Britain who wanted to volunteer with The Israel Project.


Reader 02/12/2019 (Tue) 15:46:16 Id: 257571 [Preview] No.13966 del
If I recall there was recently a Democrat who actually spoke out about this and told an unwanted truth, and she was punished for it by her own party, and of-course all the neo-cons in Congress slandered her as well.

Its sad because this is something I actually agree with her on, and I'm sure one of the ONLY things I could agree with her on. Don't recall her name, but props to her for speaking the truth and calling the Israel lobby out. Most of our politicians are spineless when it comes to this issue.

Reader 02/12/2019 (Tue) 20:32:19 Id: 36f0c4 [Preview] No.13970 del
And there it is: https://www.aipac.org/act/congressional-club
Going to screenshot that in case they shut it down.

Police State UK: UK Mother Arrested For Offending A Moronic Tranny Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 16:02:54 Id: ad357f [Preview] No. 13948 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The days when liberals could credibly claim that "nobody will go to jail" for violating laws making misgendering a trans individual a crime are now firmly in the past. And though the UK hasn't passed such a law - like Canada did back in 2017 - apparently, UK police are now acquiescing to demands that individuals who misgender a trans person on the Internet can be investigated and charged for engaging in a "targeted harassment campaign.

Because according to a report in the Daily Mail, a 38-year-old mother from Hertfordshire was arrested in front of her two young children then brought to a nearby police station for questioning, where she was locked in a cell without the use of hygiene products (which she said she had specifically requested) while police questioned her about the incident.

Writing on online forum Mumsnet, Mrs Scottow – who has also been served with a court order that bans her from referring to her accuser as a man – claimed: "I was arrested in my home by three officers, with my autistic ten-year-old daughter and breastfed 20-month-old son present."

"I was then detained for seven hours in a cell with no sanitary products (which I said I needed) before being interviewed then later released under investigation...I was arrested for harassment and malicious communications because I called someone out and misgendered them on Twitter."

The woman in question, Kate Scottow, was arrested after repeatedly misgendering transgender activist Stephanie Hayden during a debate on the UK-based online forum Mumsnet. After being detained (Scottow was also served with an order prohibiting from ever referring to Hayden as a man), police confiscated Scottow's phone and laptop, and have so far refused to return them more than two months later. The Hertfordshire PD confirmed the arrest, saying "We take all reports of malicious communication seriously."

Court papers obtained by the Mail confirmed that Scottow had been detained for engaging in a "campaign of targeted harassment" and that she multiple twitter accounts to "defame" Hayden, a trans activit.


Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 19:50:33 Id: 28d0ab [Preview] No.13958 del
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What in the actual fuck, UK? I "misgender" appropriately gender transfags all the time. We may be arrested or lose our jobs for disturbing the peace by saying anything SJWs disagree with in public; we may eventually be drafted as bodybag refills for Israel's wars in Venezuela and Iran; and we may have absolutely no choice in the two-party voting system lie, but at least we kind of have freedom of speech. Murrica.

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 21:17:45 Id: a241b9 [Preview] No.13959 del
I would not obey a draft order for ZOGs wars. They can fight their own wars if they want to. And I could care less what's "illegal" anymore. They do not obey their own laws, neither will I.

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 23:32:02 Id: 28d0ab [Preview] No.13962 del
The Selective Service Act of 1948 in the case of a "National Emergency" as in bullshit excuse, same for all our wars is between ages 19 through 26. Whomever's had prior military service with required skills and is still enlisted in Selective Service as opposed to retirement, they could be drafted up to 46. I tried to get into military service and was disqualified in my twenties before even seeing BC. After learning what I have in the years to come, I'm glad that happened.

Reader 02/12/2019 (Tue) 15:38:45 Id: fb177a [Preview] No.13965 del
Well in that case I'm too old then, so I guess it wouldn't matter how rebellious I am. Perhaps if I was younger I'd be pissed off enough to give them the finger. Not because I'm some commie pinko who hates the military, just because I don't agree with all these endless wars for rabid empirical Zionism.

Radiation Expert: 5G Will Lead To Skyrocketing Cancer, Governments Covering It Up Reader 02/04/2019 (Mon) 23:45:33 Id: e8b897 [Preview] No. 13891 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/endpol/1115

Arthur Robert Firstenberg is an American author and activist on electromagnetic radiation and health.

He founded the independent campaign group the Celluar Phone Task Force and since 1996 he has argued in numerous publications that wireless technology is dangerous.

He has recently started an online petition calling on world organisations, such as the UN, World Health Organisation (WHO), and EU to “urgently halt the development of 5G” – which is due to be rolled out this year.

Speaking to the Daily Star Online, he explained: "There is about to be as many as 20,000 satellites in the atmosphere.

"The FCC approved Elon Musk's project for 12,000 satellites in November 15th and he's going to launch his in mid-2019.

"I'm getting reports from various parts of the world that 5G antennas are being erected all over and people are already getting sick from what's there now and the insect population is getting affected.

"This could become a global catastrophe. When the first satellites were launched in the late 1990s for mobile phones, on the day they were launched people sensitive to these things got very sick.

"The mortality rate rose in the US by 5-10% too and there were reports that birds were not flying.

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Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 06:55:06 Id: a57dfa [Preview] No.13947 del
> I can't smoke it anymore anyways
you were never supposed to

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 16:09:54 Id: 515333 [Preview] No.13952 del
So if THC cures cancer how are you supposed to take it? Eat the marijuana?

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 16:22:15 Id: e1b62e [Preview] No.13953 del
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You can eat it, there are transdermal things.
A comedian did a movie over 10 years ago called Super High Me, parodying Super Size Me, where he consumed a whole bunch of various legal weed products over the course of 30 days. Even back then they had things like chapsticks that got you high, or things like Listerine breathstrips that dissolve in your mouth.
I wouldn't be surprised if they're selling some sort of pre-made marijuana butter to affluent stoners in places like Portland or whatever trendy parts of Seattle there are.
I think the way you'd most likely be prescribed it is there are pills that are literally just THC oil in capsule.

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 19:46:12 Id: a57dfa [Preview] No.13956 del
sort of
you extract the medicine from the leaves with a solvent, then you heat it to evaporate the solvent and leave a thick oil, you eat that - like a pill

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 19:47:19 Id: a57dfa [Preview] No.13957 del
btw tommy chong dealt with his cancer like that supposedly

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Commie-Cortez: Mass Government Intervention! End Private Transportation! End Consumer Rights! Reader 02/08/2019 (Fri) 00:59:59 Id: 7963a8 [Preview] No. 13922 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Democrats’ plans to counteract climate change will involve “massive government intervention” into Americans’ lives, one of the chief proponents admitted in an interview Thursday morning.

Appearing on NPR, she was asked if she’s prepared to tell Americans outright that her plans involve “massive government intervention.”

“As you know, congresswoman, one reason that people are politically conservative are skeptical of efforts to combat climate change is that it sounds to them like it requires massive government intervention, which they just don’t like,” Steve Inskeep asked. “Are you prepared to put on that table that, ‘Yes actually they’re right, what this requires is massive government intervention’?”

“It does, it does, yeah, I have no problem saying that,” Ocasio-Cortez quickly replied. “Why? Because we have tried their approach for 40 years. For 40 years we have tried to let the private sector take care of this. They said, ‘We got this, we can do this, the forces of the market are going to force us to innovate.’”

Despite her Green New Deal including plans to remake “every” building in the United States, impose Medicare-for-All, as well as a universal basic income, Ocasio-Cortez said her proposals are small compared to the crisis the world faces. [Her office posted an updated outline of the plan today.]


It is not hyperbole to contend that GND is likely the most ridiculous and un-American plan that’s ever been presented by an elected official to voters. Not merely because it would necessitate a communist strongman to institute, but also because the societal cost are unfathomable.

While some of the specifics need to be ironed out, the plan’s authors assure that this “massive transformation of our society” needs some “clear goals and a timeline.” The timeline is ten years. Here are some of the goals:

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Reader 02/08/2019 (Fri) 01:00:33 Id: 7963a8 [Preview] No.13923 del
Eliminate 99 percent of cars. To be fair, under the GND, everyone will need to retrofit their cars with Flintstones-style foot holes or pedals for cycling. The authors state that the GND would like to replace every “combustion-engine vehicle” — trucks, airplanes, boats, and 99 percent of cars — within ten years. Charging stations for electric vehicles will be built “everywhere,” though how power plants will provide the energy needed to charge them is a mystery.

[Fuck them, seriously, I won't give up my old trucks.]

Gut and rebuild every building in America. Markey and Cortez want to “retrofit every building in America” with “state of the art energy efficiency.” I repeat, “every building in America.” That includes every home, factory, and apartment building, which will all need, for starters, to have their entire working heating and cooling systems ripped out and replaced with… well, with whatever technology Democrats are going invent in their committee hearings, I guess.

[Buy guns - lots of guns - do not let them tear down your homes without a fight to the death!]

Eliminate air travel. GND calls for building out “highspeed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary.” Good luck Hawaii! California’s high-speed boondoggle is already in $100 billion dollars of debt, and looks to be one of the state’s biggest fiscal disasters ever. Amtrak runs billions of dollars in the red (though, as we’ll see, trains will also be phased out). Imagine growing that business model out to every state in America?

[Trains being eliminated is communist enough! Get fucking lost!]

Ban meat. Ocasio-Cortez admits that we can’t get zero emissions in 10 years “because we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast.” The only way to get rid of farting cows is to get rid of beef.

[You are looking to make A HELL OF LOT of us Burgers very, very angry! We'll keep on ranching, hunting and butchering to get our meat, legal or not!]

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Reader 02/08/2019 (Fri) 04:43:24 Id: 65164c [Preview] No.13925 del
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It's like that jew blood acts as a magnet towards Communism. What you're talking about is acceleration. The way she plans to deprive the people, they may finally revolt. Which I'm sure she's hoping will be the Commie kids from Marxist Universities. She doesn't realize, the working class far outnumbers them.

Reader 02/08/2019 (Fri) 22:46:12 Id: 7ec1d5 [Preview] No.13930 del
>She doesn't realize, the working class far outnumbers them.

Yep. Same with those with the guns. And thats why they desperately need America disarmed before they ever attempted such foolishness. Could you imagine how pissed the average Joe would be if he couldn't eat a hamburger every other day? Wew!

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 18:27:47 Id: 156573 [Preview] No.13954 del
Cortez deleted the "Green New Deal" document from her own website!

HERE IS A MIRROR: https://www82.zippyshare.com/v/ecGb2wD0/file.html

The link to Document Cloud is still up, but she did scrub this from her official website. WHY?

Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 19:39:55 Id: 65164c [Preview] No.13955 del
That jewess was caught in a lie because she knows how people reacted. She's pretending like someone "edited it in". I came across this article yesterday:

Good! Italian PM Calls For Central Bankers To Be Arrested For Fraud Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 16:05:56 Id: e19f1f [Preview] No. 13951 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
On Friday, in a moment of predictive insight, Bank of America correctly warned that the greatest threat to EPS - i.e., markets - in the next 3 years "is an acceleration of global populism via taxation, regulation & government intervention." Just one day later, this warning to the financial establishment was starkly manifest in that ground zero for Europe's populist revolt, Italy, where the country's coalition government hinted at where the global populist wave is headed next when he slammed the country’s central bank leadership and stock market regulator, escalating its attacks on establishment figures ahead of the European parliamentary vote in May.

Matteo Salvini, the outspoken head of the anti-immigrant League party, said the Bank of Italy and Consob, the country’s stock market regulator, should be "reduced to zero, more than changing one or two people, reduced to zero", or in other words eliminated, and that “fraudsters” who inflicted losses on Italian savers should "end up in prison for a long time."

As the FT notes, this latest broadside against Italy’s financial establishment comes as the two parties which are increasingly at odds with each other amid speculation Salvini may hold elections to become the sole leader of Italy, prepare to run against each other in the European parliamentary elections in May, a contest widely seen as a proxy for national polls. Meanwhile, both leaders have also increased their attacks against targets including the EU and French president Emmanuel Macron.

Confirming the rising animosity between the two coalition partners, the League and Five Star have openly squabbled over the future of an Alpine rail line and migration, while the two leaders’ repeated attacks against France which culminated with Di Maio meeting the leaders of the anti-Macron Yellow Vest moment, triggered a diplomatic crisis which last week saw Paris recall its ambassador from Rome.

Saturday's latest verbal crackdown targeting of the Bank of Italy comes after central bankers issued more pessimistic economic growth forecasts for this year compared with the numbers underpinning the government’s budget. As we reported last month, Italy entered into a technical recession in the second half of 2018, with the Bank of Italy cutting its GDP forecast for 2019 to 0.6% compared with a 1% forecast made by the government. At the same time, the European Commission slashed Italy's GDP forecast from 1.2% to a borderline recessionary 0.2% for the full year, hinting that Italy's budget deficit forecast will not only be missed, but could re-emerge as a focal point of renewed tensions between Rome and Brussels in the coming months.

Meanwhile, ECB head Mario Draghi, an Italian and former former governor of the Bank of Italy, last year warned that central bank independence was under threat by populist governments, while not making a direct reference to Italy. Should Salvini cement his de facto Italian leadership in upcoming elections, it would make life for the local central bank especially complicated.

Separately, Di Maio and other Five Star ministers said they want to block Luigi Federico Signorini, the deputy director-general of the Bank of Italy, from renewing his term, according to La Repubblica. The newspaper reported that the Italian cabinet was divided on the issue.


NJ Voters Furious As Governor Murphy Prepares To Sign 'Rain Tax' Into Law Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 16:03:44 Id: 38e1d3 [Preview] No. 13949 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Just when frustrated residents of New Jersey, one of the most heavily taxed states in the US, thought Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy had already brought the state into the ninth circle of taxation hell with new taxes to save the state's ailing pension system, middle class voters in one of the least affordable states in the country have now been given one more thing to complain about: A tax on the rain.

After a bill authorizing the new local taxes was passed by the state late last month, Murphy is preparing to sign it into law, over the objections of the state's Republicans, according to the New York Post.

As one state lawmaker told the post, just when NJ residents thought the state had already laid claim to every revenue stream imaginable, Democrats have found one more thing to tax.

"Every time you think there’s nothing left to tax, we come up with something else," Assemblyman Hal Wirths (R-Morris-Sussex) exploded during a debate on the measure.

“It’s just never-ending down here.”

And voters are understandably furious.

What! Its gets crazier my Jersey friends, the bill passed and now it goes to the Governor to sign. https://t.co/cZ6VPRmdxv

— phil ramos (@philramos66) February 5, 2019

The insane asylum known as #NewJersey is now charging people because it rains. You cannot make this stop up. #raintaxhttps://t.co/vPwpxZaqJk

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Reader 02/11/2019 (Mon) 16:04:39 Id: 38e1d3 [Preview] No.13950 del
aka carbon tax (this is just a substitute for the carbon tax).

Jeff Bezos Protests Invasion of His Privacy, Ironically Shills Sprawling Surveillance State for Everyone Else Reader 02/09/2019 (Sat) 15:40:50 Id: af988e [Preview] No. 13935 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The National Enquirer has engaged in behavior so lowly and unscrupulous that it created a seemingly impossible storyline: the world’s richest billionaire and a notorious labor abuser, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, as a sympathetic victim.

On Thursday, Bezos published emails in which the Enquirer’s parent company explicitly threatened to publish intimate photographs of Bezos and his mistress, which were apparently exchanged between the two through their iPhones, unless Bezos agreed to a series of demands involving silence about the company’s conduct.


In a perfect world, none of the sexually salacious material the Enquirer was threatening to release would be incriminating or embarrassing to Bezos: it involves consensual sex between adults that is the business of nobody other than those involved and their spouses. But that’s not the world in which we live: few news events generate moralizing interest like sex scandals, especially among the media.

Beyond the prurient interest in sex scandals, this case entails genuinely newsworthy questions because of its political context. The National Enquirer was so actively devoted to Donald Trump’s election that the chairman of its parent company admitted to helping make hush payments to kill stories of Trump’s affairs, and received immunity for his cooperation in the criminal case of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, while Bezos, as the owner of the steadfastly anti-Trump Washington Post, is viewed by Trump as a political enemy.

All of this raises serious questions, which thus far are limited to pure speculation, about how the National Enquirer obtained the intimate photos exchanged between Bezos and his mistress. Despite a lack of evidence, MSNBC is already doing what it exists to do – implying with no evidence that Trump is to blame (in this case, by abusing the powers of the NSA or FBI to spy on Bezos).

If the surveillance powers of the NSA, FBI or other agencies were used to obtain incriminating information about Bezos due to their view of him as a political enemy – and, again, there is no evidence this has happened – it certainly would not be the first time.

Indeed, one of the stories we were able to report using the Snowden documents, one that received less attention that it should have, is an active NSA program to collect the online sex activities, including browsing records of porn site and sex chats, of people regarded by the U.S. Government as radical or radicalizing in order to use their online sex habits to destroy their reputations. This is what and who the NSA, CIA and FBI are and long have been.

If Bezos were the political victim of surveillance state abuses, it would be scandalous and dangerous. It would also be deeply ironic.

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Reader 02/09/2019 (Sat) 18:30:36 Id: 72c33a [Preview] No.13939 del
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So many mainstream news outlets are spinning that the National Enquirer was "wrong" for blackmailing this kike. Even if considered alternative news, thedailybeast is grabbing their ankles begging for Bezos, the amusing cucks. Yet the vast majority still won't connect the dots as to why news outlets are suddenly up in arms about protecting him. It's his fucking connections. His tribe is scrambling to paint this cheating piece of shit as "brave". I can only laugh that he'd prefer the world knowing how much of a scumbag he is over losing some of his precious shekels.

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I forgot to look into the National Enquirer. The publisher is this guy. All those years I've wondered why it was such a lying rag with the worst bullshit no-one could possibly believe come flooding back as I now have the answer Everything bad in this world leads to one of them and the masses still walk around blindly? What the fuck? Why aren't the basic retards who can't see it choking to death on their own tongues?

Reader 02/10/2019 (Sun) 13:53:51 Id: db27ea [Preview] No.13945 del
Lol, I see this as bad karma. He shills all this spy tech, is in bed with all the biggest intel agencies and spooks, expects to have amazon drones snooping around our neighborhoods.... and yet he bitches when his privacy is violated? LOL! Bad karma for one bad Jew.

Martin Armstrong Fears Another Brutal Deadly Civil War Is Coming To America, He May Be Right Reader 02/10/2019 (Sun) 13:49:07 Id: 910c99 [Preview] No. 13944 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
BE PREPARED: https://archive.fo/elYwR

You can feel it in the air. We are heading into the collapse of government and a violent civil war because hatred is rising dramatically. The government is no longer capable of even functioning. The State of the Union was just an example. It did not matter what Trump said. The Democrats will not break party rank and will refuse to comply with anything. The government never acted like this until Hillary lost. Neither side will accept the election in 2020. Western society will crumble by 2032.

There is no going back.

This is how all empires, nations, and city-states have collapsed throughout history. The rule of law vanishes and what emerges is just hatred.

The entire purpose of civilization is people coming together and working together for a common goal. We have lost all such common ground and both extremes are demanding subjugation of their opponents. This is why revolution unfolds. Neither side is allowed to exist. Each demands the other conforms to their ideas. This is why direct taxation destroys all civilizations for it allows one side to exploit the other.

Here is one example of a person filled with such hatred who always sends hate mail to me:

"The American white male lives in the American past, is ignorant of world history and revolution and glorifies his gun ownership like some cartoon cowboy but doesn’t really know what to do with his guns. He is totally devoid of ideas and lacks the depth to analyze true injustice and would rather go out and commit horrendous mass shootings because he has been brain-washed to support the actual people who are doing him harm. So kills innocent people or supports a Trump."

This is just a prelude to what is to come.


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France Getting Worse and Worse As Police Brutality and Protests Continue Reader 02/10/2019 (Sun) 13:47:57 Id: b4fe7d [Preview] No. 13943 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/endpol/1124

A "yellow vest" demonstrator lost his hand during clashes with police outside the main parliament building in Paris on Saturday, witnesses told AFP, during a 13th weekend of anti-government protests across France.

Clashes broke out outside the National Assembly building in Paris after a march from the Champs-Elysees avenue arrived there.

While many demonstrators marched peacefully, some masked activists tried to break down barriers outside the parliament while others urinated nearby.

Masked men threw projectiles at police, police responded with tear gas and grenades: https://youtube.com/watch?v=zafCdE9f1rE [Embed]

As the march continued, vandals burned rubbish bins as well as cars -- mainly luxury models -- vandalising bus shelters, cash machines and shop windows along the route.


Volunteer medics at the National Assembly told AFP that a man had had his hand ripped off during the clashes between police and protesters.

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Finland Abandons Keynesian 'Helicopter Money' Economic Experiment After It FAILS Miserably Reader 02/09/2019 (Sat) 18:14:38 Id: 416413 [Preview] No. 13937 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Could the US learn from their mistakes too?

With socialists rising to the calls of the 'free shit army' and the ever-more-left-leaning liberal intelligentsia imagining ever-more-creative ways to pretend to fund their massive government interventions (Modern Monetary Theory), the topic of "QE for the people" or "helicopter money" or the more academic-sounding "Universal Basic Income" is becoming ever-more-prevalent.

Why should people be forced to work? Why should people have to take responsibility for themselves? America is the land of the free to sit on your ass and receive government handouts after all.

Well, we have some more results in on the impact of Universal Basic Income (UBI) experiments - handing out free money to citizens with no strings attached.

As part of its experiment, in Finland 2,000 unemployed people aged 25-58 were paid a tax-free €560 (£490) monthly income. This was independent of any other income they had and not conditional on looking for work.

As Valuewalk reports, UBI-expert from the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath (UK), Dr Luke Martinellicomments:

"Universal basic income has ascended policy debates in recent years, motivated by the shortcomings of existing welfare systems, and our rapidly changing - and increasingly dysfunctional - labour markets.

“Yet despite the idea’s widespread appeal, there remain substantial and unanswered questions about its economic viability and political feasibility. This is why all eyes will be on Finland this Friday and why the results of its UBI experiment will be so revealing.

“We expect these results will provide us with the first really robust evidence on how UBI could affect changes in employment and people’s overall finances, as well as wider measures of wellbeing."

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Reader 02/09/2019 (Sat) 18:17:16 Id: 416413 [Preview] No.13938 del
In my opinion they should also end all these bailouts to insolvent banks and institutions as well. They don't do any good either. The best thing you can do is to allow an insolvent and corrupt entity go bankrupt, not bail them out via taxpayer money.