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Australian minister wants to help oppressed White South African farmers by bringing them to a civilized country - Australia

white south african graves
© Juda Ngwenya / Reuters
A man walks through a field of crosses erected near Pretoria, South Africa, to honor mostly white farmers who have died in farm attacks over past decade
Australia's Home Affairs Minister is investigating how to bring white South African farmers to Australia on humanitarian grounds.

White farmers facing violence in South Africa "deserve special attention" from Australia, Peter Dutton said.

He said he had watched television footage and read articles that convinced him the farmers needed help, and had ordered his department to investigate how to bring the farmers to Australia.

He had "hope" some of the farmers could be settled in Australia, declaring: "We have the potential to help some of these people that are being persecuted."

Violence on South African farms is a racially charged political issue.

Afriforum, a rights group that mainly represents the views of the white Afrikaner minority, says white farmers are murdered at four times the rate of other citizens, but these figures cannot be independently verified and have been challenged.

Mr Dutton said he wanted to explore whether the farmers could access visas or humanitarian programs.

"People do need help and they need help from a civilised country like ours," Mr Dutton told News Corp.

Comment: The issue of the mistreatment of whites in South Africa isn't politically correct, so not many people know about it. But it's a big issue, so kudos to Dutton for acknowledging it. Australian Daily Telegraph reporter Paul Toohey recently reported that violent attacks on white farmers are rising.
Last month, South Africa's parliament voted to allow white-owned land expropriation without compensation. That followed South Africa's new President Cyril Ramaphosa's pledge to return the lands owned by white farmers since the 1600s to the black citizens of the country. He claimed the land was "taken under colonialism and apartheid."

"This is normal in South Africa to be attacked on a farm," a 39-year old farmer Berdus Henrico told the reporter. Berdus and his 51-year old partner Estelle Nieuwenhuys have been raided in the Limpopo province. The farmer has three bullet wounds - two through his shoulder and one through his face that came out the back of his neck. "They took my hunting gun, my shotgun, two cell phones, our DVD player, our TV," said Berdus, adding that Estelle was praying, out loud, begging them to stop. "They want money and they want guns. They want the people off the land so as they can go on like they want to. They want it here like it was in Zimbabwe a few years ago when they chased all the whites out and let it go to the ground."

According to AfriForum, a group that was set up to draw attention to the farmers' plight, there were a record 404 farm attacks in 2017, four times the number recorded in the country a decade ago. The 2018 figures are expected to easily top last year's numbers.

AfriForum is trying to work with police and government to raise awareness. "If we see a white farmer being tortured, being burned with torches or clothing irons, gang-raped, we don't see any focus on these cruel crimes," said Ian Cameron, head of AfriForum Community Safety.

The organization's statistics show the number of commercial farmers in South Africa declined from more than 60,000 to 35,000 during the past two decades. More than 60 percent of farm attack victims were over 50 years old.

Cameron explained that the government views farm attacks as "normal" crime. "The cruelty that goes with farm attacks is disproportionate compared to other crime," he said. "An urban crime might last 10 minutes, but [on farms] people can be tortured for up to nine hours." There is something warlike in the country, according to Cameron. "This country is damaged. We are psychologically damaged," he said.

South Africa has a population of over 50 million people. According to a 2017 government audit, white people own 72 percent of farmland.

The leader of South Africa's radical Marxist opposition party (the Economic Freedom Fighters) Julius Malema said recently the mayor of Port Elizabeth should be removed because he is white. "We are cutting the throat of whiteness," said Malema.
Unbelievable. Imagine if Malema was head of a "radical fascist" party calling for the removal of a mayor because he was Jewish and saying, "We are cutting the throat of Jewishness." Because what Malema is saying amounts to exactly the same thing.


The unhappy plight of Hillary Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
© AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
Last weekend, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said white, married women voted for President Trump in 2016 because of an "ongoing pressure to vote the way that your husband, your boss, your son ... believes you should."
If there were ever a reason for women to reject feminism, this is it. At a conference in India last weekend, Hillary Clinton said the reason 52 percent of white, married women voted for President Trump is because they can't think for themselves. So, instead, they defer to their husbands and - this next part would be funny if it weren't so preposterous - to their sons.

"We don't do well with married, white women [either]," she said. "Part of that is an identification with the Republican Party and [an] ongoing pressure to vote the way that your husband, your boss, your son ... believes you should."

2 + 2 = 4

'Feminist Health' course debates whether disease is 'subjective'

confused doctor
The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is offering a feminist-themed health class this semester that aims to debate the social construction of disease.

Feminist Health Politics is offered by the school's department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and taught by Svati Shah, who also teaches classes on Feminist Theory, LGBTQ Social Movements, and Gender and Sexuality.


When does life begin? The fundamental abortion movement question

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When does life begin is probably the most fundamental question in the abortion debate. The pro-life side occasionally assumes that people know the answer to this, and the pro-choice side often seems to ignore the question entirely.

Yet it is the single most important question in this debate, because if we can agree that human life begins at or after the 12th week of pregnancy, then the abortion debate and the question of the 8th Amendment would be over. If life is not present before the 12th week, then you won't find a sensible pro-life advocate who would have any problem whatsoever with abortions happening prior to that stage.



Third German teenaged girl murdered by an Afghan migrant - for refusing to convert to Islam

Mireille migrant afghan
Another migrant murder has rocked Germany. After the murder of Maria Ladenburger, and Mia Valentin, a third teen girl has now been murdered. Her name is Mireille. Similarities? All perpetrators were Afghan migrants.

The 18-year-old Mireille B. was stabbed to death by her Afghan boyfriend Ahmad in the city of Flensburg on Monday, German newspaper Bild reports.

A family friend of Mireille tells Bild: "Ahmad and Mireille were a couple since 30 January, 2016. They had a lot of arguments because he wanted her to wear a headscarf and convert to Islam, but she wasn't so sure about that."

"Every time she walked around without a headscarf it gave serious arguments", she says. The friend adds that "Ahmad was a 'jealous rooster' who always wanted to control her. Once I met with her, he called her every two minutes on her phone demanding to know what was happening."

According to the Public Prosecutor's Office, perpetrator Ahmad G. arrived in 2015 as an unaccompanied refugee in Germany. A spokesman of the city of Flensburg says that Ahmad's application for asylum was rejected and he had appealed against it.

Mireille lived by herself in an apartment where she was found murdered. The killer admitted that a final argument about Islam triggered the murder.

Comment: Merkel - along with every EU leader who supported or submitted to the decision to open Europe's borders - has blood on her hands. The damage is done, and things will only get worse before they get any better.

Piggy Bank

65% of Americans have little or nothing saved for retirement

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© Thomas Born / Global Look Press
Despite a low unemployment rate and increasing wage growth, Americans still aren't saving much. That's according to a new survey from Bankrate.com, which found that 20 percent of Americans don't save any of their annual income at all and even those who do save aren't putting away a lot.

Only 16 percent of survey respondents say that they save more than 15 percent of what they make, which is what experts generally recommend. A quarter of respondents report saving between 6 and 10 percent of their income and 21 percent say they sock away 5 percent or less.

At this rate, many people could be setting themselves up to fall short in retirement, Bankrate warns.

"With a steady, significant share of the working population saving nothing or relatively little, it's virtually guaranteed that they'll be unable to afford a modest emergency expense or finance retirement," says Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate. "That amounts to a financial fail."

The economy might be prospering now, but that won't last forever: "The party has to stop sometime, and when it does, employers will lay off workers," the study says.


Syrians close to liberating Ghouta as Turkey takes more territory from Kurds in Afrin - UPDATE: 47,000 Syrians from Ghouta liberated

The Syrian Arab Army has today made significant gains, as its campaign to liberate the eastern Damascus suburb of East Ghouta carries forward. With the exception of another small pocket, the final liberation - which we expect any day - of East Ghouta will represent the total annihilation of terrorist invader forces in the greater Damascus area. Today the SAA captured Rayhan and Hamouriyah.

More than 3000 civilians were evacuated thanks to the opening of a new humanitarian corridor before SAA secured Hamouriyah. 70% of the former Ghouta pocket is now under SAA control.
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Getting yourself acquainted with the above map, we can see the critical developments which are immediately apparent. The center most and smallest pocket will fall at any moment, and if this were a normal conflict, we'd expect to see a surrender here. However, in light of the larger geopolitical and diplomatic row ongoing surrounding the Skripal case and the crisis at the UN Security Council, there is no doubt that these events are related. The US will attempt to push for a cease-fire as a side-agreement. The 'UN' will be brought into bring critical supplies in the form of food and 'dual use' equipment, if such an agreement is wrung out of the present international diplomatic crisis.

Comment: Due to the Syrian military's gains in Ghouta and the humanitarian corridors set up with the help of Russia, thousands of Syrians have been able finally to flee the area which has been under terrorist control for years.

Just as they did in Aleppo, the Russian military has been livestreaming the liberation.
"At the moment 11,300 people have left [Eastern Ghouta], on average over 3,000 people per hour are passing through the humanitarian corridor," Maj. Gen. Vladimir Zolotukhin, the spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry's Reconciliation Center for Syria, said.

He earlier said that "the flow of people is comparable to the day when the civilians started to leave [Eastern Ghouta]. [On Thursday] around 11,000 people left Eastern Ghouta."
So while the UK plays toddler politics, Russia is busy doing actual work. The rest of the world may not be paying attention, but that doesn't stop the Russians from doing the right thing. And for that, people should be thankful.

As of today, 47,000 Syrians have managed to escape the terrorists occupying Ghouta and into safety:
More than 30,000 people have left Eastern Ghouta on Saturday through the Hammuria checkpoint, a spokesman for the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria Vladimir Zolotukhin said according to TASS.

"As of now more than 30,000 people have left, and people continue fleeing," he said.

This has brought the total number of escaped civilians to 47,000 in just a matter of days.

"Since the launch of humanitarian pauses more than 47,000 civilians have exited Eastern Ghouta with assistance from the Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties," the report said.

In this first few days of the humanitarian pauses, only small trickles of civilians left as they were unable to do so by terrorist organizations. However, with terrorist forces in East Ghouta in disarray, they are no longer able to control civilians which is why in recent days we have seen a mass exodus as they reach the safety of government-held territory where they are provided shelter, food and medical assistance.
As for Afrin, as of today the Turks and their FSA allies have surrounded the YPG.
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Shocker! Daily Mail report says Megyn Kelly is not a very nice person

Megyn Kelly
Megyn Kelly reportedly verbally abused a Fox News makeup artist by calling her a "f*cking bitch," which forced Fox News to give the staffer, the late Alexis McKinney, a $25,000 payout.

Kelly is trying to present herself as a champion of women's rights, but a Daily Mail report also notes that Kelly was "insensitive to another makeup artist who had a miscarriage" and once deliberately kept a female guest clueless about her show's topics "while flirting with the men also appearing on air" because she did not want another female potentially upstaging her.

According to the report, when Kelly co-anchored Fox's America's Newsroom, she was upset one morning because "she didn't have an appointment to get her make-up done."

Comment: Megyn Kelly has always come across as vacuous, high maintenance and entitled. Hardly a surprise that this turns out to be the case.

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Blogger hounded by "venomous journalists" for objective stance on Skirpal case

Craig Murray
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Craig Murray
In 13 years of running my blog I have never been exposed to such a tirade of abuse as I have for refusing to accept without evidence that Russia is the only possible culprit for the Salisbury attack. The abuse has mostly been on twitter, and much of the most venomous stuff has come from corporate and state media "journalists". I suppose I am a standing rebuke to them for merely being stenographers to power and never doing any actual research, but that hardly explains the visceral levels of hatred exhibited.

Comment: That's to be expected when the 'most honourable gentle-'people' in the land are lost to Paranoia in full bloom: British government goes full retard in desperate effort to frame Russia for 'chemical weapons attack'

Today they are all terrifically happy and sharing amongst themselves a lengthy twitter thread by a Blairite and chemist called Clyde Davis in which they all say I am "owned" and my article disproven. There are two remarkable things about this thread.

The first remarkable thing is the remarkably high percentage of those who are sharing it with commendations who are mainstream media journalists. Last I saw was George Monbiot five minutes ago, but there are dozens. I suppose it is important to them as validating their decision to support uncritically the government line without doing any actual journalism.

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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change

Marc Morano
Since the beginning of recorded history there have been end of the world predictions. In recent years we have had radio preachers, politicians and scientists declare with certainty that the world would soon end, either because of our decadent lifestyle, or because of "global warming," now known as "climate change."

Responses to these Chicken Little declarations have ranged from people hiding in caves to the most recent announcement by Costco that it has a doomsday meal kit for sale. The cost is $6,000. The online listing says the kit contains 36,000 servings of food that will feed a family of four for one year.

Marc Morano's new book "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change" (Regnery Publishing) is just in time to refute the argument that "climate change" will destroy all life on Earth. It is a mark of Morano's dark humor that he features as an "endorsement" of the book a comment by the liberal Daily Kos, which calls Morano "evil personified."

Comment: To be a 'climate denier' essentially means one is able to discern truth from propaganda. Maybe this book will change a few minds, though it's doubtful.

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