Tagged: Prohibition

TW16 Très Grand Débat National

Septembre-Décembre 2018 FR & EN

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Pour un technocrate tous les sujets techniques sont des sujets « majeurs » et « sensibles », et c’est en exprimant ce point de vue mesquin que le technocrate prouve son absence totale d’envergure et même d’humanité.

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Affluence

Were technology to create the conditions of limitless affluence, the human milieu would not be competitive. To think that, in these conditions, communism would breed a ‘primitive type’ is to believe that primitive societies lived and/or live in affluence.

What I call “(Jack) London’s illusion” is that the “price tag” attached to a man of status today has absolute value. Yet one’s genes are worth looking for in this but not that milieu. Change the milieu and women’s preferences will change accordingly.

Healthiest is the milieu where status depending on means of livelihood has vanished, as long as there is the slightest discrepancy between gene value and status valuation. Where a genetic cripple can be rich, women still look for status as “price tag.”

1/By definition affluence describes a milieu where the means of livelihood cannot entail discrimination between individuals. 2/For this one reason is affluence the healthiest human milieu. 3/And affluence, by virtue of 1/, means communism.

It is scarcity that makes prices and statuses necessary to orient agents’ choices. If you don’t believe in communism, you simply don’t believe that capitalism is a force of material progress.

Are “limitless needs” bound to thwart affluence? Needs are limitless in a “red-queen race” only, where variations in relative status are detrimental in absolute terms. In consequence, where there is no status as price tag, limitless needs is a meaningless notion.

By the way, that Sir Matt Ridley, the very exponent of red-queen race, regularly praises capitalism for the ‘absolute’ rise in purchase power over the last decades, is amazing, as if he had never read the books he wrote: Under capitalism this absolute rise is absolutely thwarted by variations of relative status!

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It is a logical statement and no irrational bias that vested interests (i.e. conservatives) are deficient in prognosis (as they only see the future as the present perpetuated).

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“Resist” is the cry of people confronted by an overwhelming force.

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Une dictature n’a pas de leçons à recevoir de journalistes de régimes qui interdisent Mein Kampf.

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Imam Al-Kartland

Le Comité des grands érudits d’Arabie Saoudite : « L’Islam est une religion propageant la paix dans le monde, elle préserve la vie, les biens, l’honneur de l’être humain et interdit fermement tout ce qui va à l’encontre de ces trois principes fondamentaux. » (Saudi News FR)

Que c’est beau, on dirait du Barbara Cartland : « Le baiser qu’il lui donna rouvrit toutes grandes les portes du paradis, là où leur amour trouvait cette perfection qui vient du cœur, de l’Âme, et de la bénédiction de Dieu. »

Libérez les érudits saoudiens emprisonnés ou personne ne prendra plus jamais au sérieux les « grands érudits » d’Arabie Saoudite. Je le dis pour votre bien.

Imam Al-Kartland (إمام الكارتلنض) d’Arabie Saoudite

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La polémique sur les migrants entre le ministre italien de l’Intérieur, Matteo Salvini, et le ministre luxembourgeois des Affaires étrangères, Jean Asselborn, s’est aggravée au cours du week-end, le second ayant traité le premier de « fasciste ». (24hinfos)

Le point Godwin ne représente jamais une escalade (une aggravation) mais au contraire l’embourbement infini qui caractérise le débat démocratique.

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Les socialistes réformistes sont obligés de faire croire que les réformes socialistes sont bénéfiques à l’économie capitaliste. Ce qui est choquant pour un socialiste. À bas le capitalisme !

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Une Maison du peuple dans le 7e arrondissement de Paris

Maison du peuple, l’Assemblée nationale, dans le 7e arrondissement de Paris, l’un des deux ou trois quartiers les plus bourgeois et les moins populaires ? Maison du peuple, mon col !

Comment ? C’est du populisme ? Du moment que c’est pas du bourgeoisisme…

La « Maison du peuple » (nom que certains donnent à l’Assemblée nationale) est dans un arrondissement comptant 603 logements sociaux, le nombre le plus bas de Paris. Avec 57.000 habitants, et une moyenne de 2,3 habitants par logement en Île-de-France, cela fait 24.780 logements, soit 2,5 % de logement social. Il en faudrait dix fois plus pour respecter la loi SRU !

Le 7e arrondissement de Paris, où se trouve la Maison du peuple, n’a plus qu’à construire environ 5.500 logements sociaux pour respecter la loi SRU sur le logement social votée en 2000 par la Maison du peuple…

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By calling oneself an Antifa one takes no risk, because the people who call themselves fascists aren’t influential and the influential people you might want to call fascists aren’t likely to take it amiss, so absurd will the label sound to everyone.

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By calling U.S. imperialism ‘fascism’ you’re fooling yourselves: While U.S. imperialists were embargoing Cuba, Cuba had diplomatic relationships with Franco’s Spain, the closest regime to fascism I can think of.

[Source : « Pour La Havane, peuvent s’instaurer des relations bilatérales, économiques et culturelles, entre États de régimes politiques différents. Le cas bien connu des relations, jamais interrompues, entre la Cuba castriste et l’Espagne franquiste en est un exemple frappant. » (Jean Lamore, Le Castrisme, Presses universitaires de France, 1983)]

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Aujourd’hui ciel dégagé, température extérieure 15°C. 29.9.2018

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Novembre 2018

Legalize It (i)

It’s time the Netherlands lobby for tolerant laws among their European neighbors or that European legislation allow national courts of law to grant European citizens the freedoms of the most advanced laws among European countries on any subject.

“Freedom is the rule, restriction the exception.” Dutch citizens having legal access to substances, European legislation is not to tolerate that other E.U. citizens be deprived of the same freedom. We are all equal European citizens entitled to the same freedoms, as freedom is the rule.

European citizenship is inscribed in the E.U. Treaty and common citizenship has always meant that citizens enjoy the same freedoms. Hence I can claim Dutch freedom against French national law, as Dutch and French share E.U. citizenship.

Correct. (Wholecelium)

Yes, unless one’s to understand that the Treaty is filled with empty words.

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Legalize It (ii)

This debatting of legalization [of cannabis, psilocybin…] as medicinal is bunk, submission to the control freaks who want to decide who’s to be allowed to use it and who not.

I’m against linking legalization with medical issues. It’s a freedom issue, and in secular states it’s a religious freedom issue (prohibition being proof that so-called secular states discriminate against some religions).

During Prohibition (Volstead Act) U.S. authorities granted Catholics and Jews quotas of wine for their rituals. Yet they never granted quotas of weed to Rastafarians nor of shrooms to Shamans! (Because those are religions of coons and spics, no doubt…)

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– Je suis indigné.
– Indigne et quoi ?

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On Twitter using English, international cosmopolitan language, and then shifting back to one’s own (French) is like when you live in the city and go spend a few days in the small village where your grandparents live. You just don’t want to stay there.

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Impartial ne veut dire ni sans opinion ni centriste.

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La #proportionnelle ne peut pas avoir l’effet que les Gilets jaunes en attendent car il faut une majorité pour gouverner, et en proportionnelle un programme de gouvernement ne se construit pas sur des propositions électorales mais sur des accords entre groupes parlementaires.
– Comme aujourd’hui, quoi !
– Je n’osais pas le dire…

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Pas d’#Acte5 ! Sois citoyen français et tais-toi.

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Le meilleur moyen pour qu’un gouvernement devienne auteur de complots, c’est de criminaliser les « théories du complot ».

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La liberté d’expression a été inventée par et pour des gens capables de penser et notamment d’avoir de l’esprit critique. Le larbin n’en fait pas grand cas et ce n’est pas à lui que l’on pense quand on défend la liberté d’expression.

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Le JT de France3TV efface tranquillement une partie du slogan d’un manifestant pour ne garder que le « Macron » et non pas le « Macron dégage ». 16 décembre

Compte tenu de la politique répressive du pouvoir depuis les dernières élections, FR3 a sans doute craint d’être poursuivie pour « offense au chef de l’État » si elle montrait la pancarte telle quelle.

Sinon la loi de liberté de la presse on en parle ?

Peut-être pas assez, quand des manifestants restent 12 heures en garde à vue pour « offense au chef de l’Etat », un délit tombé dans l’oubli et même formellement supprimé en 2013. (Le Canard enchaîné du 21.11.2018)

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Le délit d’« offense au chef de l’Etat » ayant été supprimé en 2013 à la suite d’une condamnation de la France par la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme (CEDH), qui peut prétendre que le délit d’« injure au Président de la République » s’applique toujours ? C’est la même chose avec des mots différents !

L’État français prendrait-il les juges de la CEDH pour des c… ?

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Très Grand Débat

#GrandDébatNational [en réponse au mouvement des Gilets jaunes] dont 5,7 millions de fonctionnaires sont exclus en raison du DEVOIR DE RÉSERVE !

Tu es fonctionnaire et tu souhaites participer au grand débat national ? Pas de problème : crée-toi un compte Twitter ANONYME et tweete comme un malade, le tour est joué !

Qui a le droit de parler au pays des droits de l’homme ? Pas les fonctionnaires : devoir de réserve. Pas les salariés : le patron pas content trouve un prétexte pour licencier. Tous anonymes sur Twitter.

On doit voter dans un isoloir pour éviter les pressions et représailles du pouvoir. Le grand débat national se tiendra-t-il en isoloir ?

Aux Gilets jaunes qui veulent participer au grand débat national : vous n’avez pas d’immunité parlementaire et vous avez vu que ce gouvernement engageait des poursuites pénales à la moindre critique. Attention danger ! Pas de débat sans immunité !

Convocation au rectorat de Dijon d’une enseignante pour avoir critiqué Macron sur internet… (Article L’Humanité 19.12.2018 : « Au rectorat de Dijon on peut croiser Big Brother »)

Le #GrandDébatNational s’annonce ouvert et décontracté… 😦

Rappelons à la hiérarchie de l’EN [éducation nationale] que le « devoir de réserve » politique d’un.e enseignant.e ne vaut que dans sa salle de classe ! (L. Bouton, professeur)

Prolegomena to the Ultimate System of Philosophy (or Tweetantho 10)

The first part presents tweets from Nov-Dec 2017, the second part is older tweets that were omitted in my previous anthologies and that on second thought I want to publish on my blog.

Nov-Dec 2017

Do you think hashtagging mass shooters’ names like #KevinJansonNeal or #StephenPaddock or #ScottOstrem or #DevinPatrickKelley will provoke attention-seeking shootings? Explain why you think so.

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1/ I think straight workers suffer more than gay bosses in this world.

2/ X: I’m a worker and I’m gay. Me: Yeah? What are you doing for your fellow workers?

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#AddParenthesesRuinAFilm The Sound of (Elevator) Music (Peter Grant, ‘Author of the popular Stinky Stories’)

Thinking about that movie would actually spoil my enjoying the music in the elevator.

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My working-class friends and Salvador Dali have one commonality: Contrary to art critics, they are aware today’s painters don’t know their job. (Cf Les Cocus du vieil art moderne)

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#IlovetheWayYou

fancy being funny

are trying, while talking, to open that chocolate box I’ve brought and the box ends up in shreds.

always say the most awkward things at parties, dear, but don’t you try my patience too much.

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Uncle Zim

1 /Mugabe has his good side. He once called Tony Blair and Britons “gay gangsters,” which is very accurate.

2/ Mugabe’s paramilitary were called the Green Bombers and that’s cool. First thing next spring I buy me a green bomber jacket.

3/Defiant Mugabe vows to stay on (BBC)

#ImWithZim

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Uncle Zim
You’re the life of this country
Without you it’s all dust again over the desert extent
Black grandees there will be yes:
Black lustered Chesterfields where multinationals’ bosses will be sitting.

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A scientist is a specialist. Another name for a specialist is a manic. Manics belong to the loony bin.

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I wonder if I am truly insane how I would know that. (Wednesday’s Child)

Besides, the institution’s policy is to not contradict your delusions.

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#MyFiveYearPlan Buy a Principality somewhere and then maybe Australia. (Wednesday’s Child)

Australia is not for sale as it is the inviolable property of the Dutch.

That would be news.

History can be news. [See Tweet Anthology 6 here: The Truth About New Holland (A Dialogue)]

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#QuestionsForAMan How do you feel about earning less than any woman in my Glorious Revolution? (Wednesday’s Child)

As a Christian convinced there’s a Chosen People of which I’m no part, I am fit for any kind of abject subservience whatsoever.

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Silicon Sycophants and Twitter: It was found in labs that compliments, although knowingly made by bots/computers/screens, light on a little light in the reward system of our brains… & now we’re swamped by bot flattery.

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More people die from alcohol than from guns in USA. Why do you ask for gun control and not for Prohibition?

Gun control is opposed to Socialism. For all Socialist thinkers that I know, a standing army is a parasitic scourge and Socialism is by definition the armed people.

The first decree of the Commune was the eradication of the standing army and its replacement by the armed people.” (Karl Marx, The Civil War in France, quoted by Lenin in The State and Revolution)

The disarming of the workers was the first commandment for the bourgeois, who were at the helm of the state” (Friedrich Engels, preface to Marx’s The Civil War in France, quoted by Lenin in The State and Revolution) => Bourgeois Gun Control [See also Ernesto Cardenal’s experience in revolutionary Cuba, in Tweetantho 9 here]

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#AlcoholIn4Words

The Reason Islam Wins (because Islam prohibits alcohol)

Islam will rule over you, wino kafirs. You’ll pay the kafir tax and jumbo heavy boozer taxes.

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The reason why it takes some time for driverless cars to pervade our environment right now is not technology but legal matters: In case of accident, who’s legally responsible?

And how does an AI taxi decide who to injure in an unavoidable collision?

Yes, maybe a machine can make such decisions, and the only criterion I can think of is minimizing the body count. As to a human driver, he probably can’t think much before crashing on the right or crashing on the left…

On the other hand, if AI is that efficient, the car may choose to hit a group of 5 rather than a group of 2 if it can predict the impact will only injure the 5 but kill the 2…

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Yes. Now my Followers outstrip my Following. This is the natural order of things. (Wednesday’s Child)

Let’s say one number shows how popular you are and the other number shows how curious you are. Which one shows you’re an interesting person?

I want to know how you would answer the same riddle.

I guess curious people are intelligent, whereas people may be popular for many reasons, good or bad. Of course, my assumption on these two numbers is incorrect. The main reason some follow a lot of people is that they want a lot of followers. Not the main reason: in fact, the only reason.

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On the so-called Common Era. Are you telling me it’s more respectful of others to call the era starting with the birth of a Galilean “common” (to everyone)? That looks like awful cultural imperialism to me! The so-called Common Era is no more common than the Muslim Era or the Buddhist Era or any other Era. Stop the nonsense.

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Children in single-parent families by race (U.S. 2015): Black 66%, American Indian 52%, Latino 42%, White 25%, Asian 16%. 1 white kid out of 4 is a pretty high figure too, if you think of it.

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US President Donald Trump receives Bahrain’s crown prince at the White House; promises a $9bn deal with Arab country. (Press TV)

Is U.S. a free enterprise country? Business deals are made by politicos and diplomats. Not competition, but connections is the key word. [Competition persists somewise, for the small fry.]

[As was already perceived by Lenin: ‘’Finance capital has created the epoch of monopolies, and monopolies introduce everywhere monopolist methods: the utilization of ‘connections’ for profitable transactions takes the place of competition on the open market.’’ (Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism, 1917) One hundred years later we are still stuck in the highest stage of capitalism… It’s depressing.]

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You vote for politicos #AddSpanishImproveAnything

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Don’t expect too many respectable married women to join the ROSEARMY [actress Rose McGowan’s movement for improving awareness of concealed sexual harassment and sexual crimes]. As their children’s thriving depends not a little on their father’s unblemished reputation, they’ll stand to their man like ferocious she-wolves, no matter what he did.

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American casualties in Vietnam War (dead): 58,209. US population in 1961: 183.7M, hence 91.85M males, of which above 19 years old: 56.25M. Makes 1 adult American male out of 1.000 – dead in Vietnam War (a war lost by US).

American casualties in WWII (dead; military and civilian): 419,400. US population in 1941: 133.4M, hence 66.7M males of which (applying same ratio as 1961) 40.92M above 19 yrs old. Makes 1 per cent, 10 per 1.000 American adult males dead in WWII.

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Older Tweets

I’m tired of being a hard-working man. (Nov 2016)

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John Bolton… Weird name… for a neocon. (Dec 2016)

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Reality Check: @AJUpFront reveals how Obama’s immigration policies have led to millions of deportations. (Al Jazeera English)

Deporter-in-Chief” ‘s both supporters and detractors think he’s been immigration-friendly. Completely misjudged by both friends and foes. How is it just possible??? [Yet it was possible.]

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Except for the clenched fist, Trump’s hand gestures are subtly effete. Most people don’t perceive the dissonnance consciously. His subliminal hermaphroditism has made Donald Trump win.

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Everyone commented on whom Trump nominated as ambassador to Israel, but only a few commented on Rex Tillerson as head of the Department of State. Tillerson is the oil lobby. Historically, the oil lobby has been the major, perhaps the sole counterbalance to AIPAC on U.S. foreign policy, because the oil lobby doesn’t want U.S. to alienate Arab countries altogether. When the Zionists want to say U.S. foreign policy is biased, they say it is dictated by the oil lobby, meaning that it is not pro-Israel enough, that too much attention is given to Arab demands. But the media kept silent on the meaning of Tillerson’s nomination, so people won’t support him and he can fall any time in the general indifference.

[With Saudi Arabia’s new stand on the Middle East affairs, this comment of mine may already have lost a good deal of relevance.]

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These Arab leaders [faced with Zionism] are all talk and no action.

While the Israeli left have been so effectual, haven’t they?

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Let it be known from the outset that Mexican immigrants are “just another brick in the Wall.”

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Church attendance and mass-media consumption makes you a double sucker.

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Even on a heap of gold you can live like a dog.

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Nietzsche said a passion for history is a crippling one.

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Business mouthpieces –read: the media– are all for cheap-labor immigration and, of course, government assuming the costs.

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I stopped listening [President Trump’s joint address to Congress] at the “unbreakable alliance with the state of Israel.” No state ought to be given blank check. Wrong message to the world! Make Israel a state of the US, if that’s the idea, or treat it like any other state, please.

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Remember the “rooster dance” from Chinese PLA [People’s Liberation Army] soldiers? Here comes the dress rehearsal. (People’s Daily, China)

Why are they doing this? It’s insane. You’ve got some real whackos at PLA command, I tell you. Scary. Take off the guns from these nuts.

[Of course, the aim of this clownish ‘rooster dance’ is to sugarcoat for the feeble-minded the repressive nature of the army.]

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Israeli TV Host Denounces Treatment Of Palestinians: ‘Apartheid Has Been Here For Ages’ (Nation of Islam Research Group)

He can say that without being called an antisemite, while you can’t. Your not being a Jew puts you at risk, on some topics, to be called an antisemite –if that’s of any consequence– whereas being a Jew makes the label rather irrelevant.

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The problem is that the art world has been a bastion of the left forever. Why should taxpayers fund it? (Kevin McDonald)

How do you account for this? Is it because people on the right have no taste?

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Remember Zionist Jonah Goldberg: “Why wasn’t Assange garroted in his hotel room years ago?” (Chicago Tribune)

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Judge Gorsuch will be sworn in at the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday at 11:00 A.M. (POTUS) (April 2017)

Ah, Rose Garden, Saadi, Gulistan…

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Since the American airstrike on Syria I sense the climate in U.S. has considerably warmed for the President… This is appeasement.

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Not invade a country [Syria] because Ivanka [Trump’s daughter] cried at some pictures.

I can show her pictures of a few Yemeni children if she likes pictures.

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Remember, there’s no shortage of important work that can be done only by humans. (MITSloan Mgmt Review)

Who told you humans wanted to do these jobs?

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Black people live in the “ghetto.” But Jewish intellectual Allan Bloom objected to their using the word, because the Jewish ghetto was… cultured. (April 2017)

[I can’t tell whether Allan Bloom said such callous things only in private or not, as my source is the book of memories Ravelstein (2000) written by his friend the Nobel Prize Saul Bellow, who quotes him saying (I must quote in French as I read it in that language) : ‘’Les Juifs du ghetto avaient une sensibilité hautement développée, un courage civilisé – des milliers d’années de formation. Ils avaient des communautés et des lois. « Ghetto » est un terme de pisse-copie ignorant. Ce n’est pas d’un ghetto qu’ils viennent, c’est d’un ramdam bruyant, aveugle et nihiliste.’’]

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The most beautiful city in the world (Paris)

Blow it: make it a livable, comfy place, not a museum. Signed: A Parisian.

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Given that President Evo Morales has banned the Rothschild bank, if Macron is elected will the President of France be able to travel to Bolivia? Think about it.

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Remember the Battle of Puebla and Mexico’s anti-slavery roots. On this day in 1862, Mexico struck a blow against white empire. #CincodeMayo

An outrage to every Moulin Rouge and Crazy Horse artiste and champagne supplier.

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Schopenhauer had a phrase for Western Civilization, he called it “foetor judaicus,” the Jewish stench.

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Euphemisms for “animals” in research departments: Neurophysiology: preparations Ecology: systems Psychology: Ss Medicine: models Any more? (Richard Dawkins)

How many have you vivisected yourself? [No answer.]

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Here’s (More) Evidence Testosterone Makes Men Dumber (NYMag)

As reaching high social status boosts one’s testosterone, then becoming a big man makes one dumber.

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If a Pontifex doesn’t have a grim face, then he must be doing naughty things behind closed doors…

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Last night a DirtyJ saved my life…

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Love is real, by John Lennon, sounds very much like Love Israel when you think of it. I’ve stopped humming it.

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The very idea that the British tried to convert worthy Hindus to Anglicanism gives me the shudder. Luckily that was a total failure. Cf Schopenhauer.

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I have an ancestor called Sheikh Qadhib, which could mean sword or penis. (Sultan Al-Qassemi)

My beurette girlfriend calls me Kabir Qadhib.

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The president of the EU commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, reminds Donald Trump of the legal technicalities of the Paris Climate Agreement. (June 2017)

“I’m a Transatlanticist, whatever that means. That means nothing but it means everything.” Couldn’t be clearer. Be warned.

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Je suis Charlie Qatar. #QatarCrisis

As UAE is expelling Qatari citizens, UAE citizens will be expelled from Qatar, some of them losing a livelihood. What is Emirati authorities’ plan for them? No plan, I guess. The authoritarian decision isn’t supported by Gulf populations, which haven’t been consulted and won’t be allowed to speak out.

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Thank God, no terror attack in France today during national election. How could media cover both election’s results and the attack?

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When I see gypsies begging with children I am appalled; it’s like my country’s government never heard of robachicos abducting children to exploit them. In backwater France, the government lets gypsy women beg with babies in the street. Who are these babies? They could be abductees, for all we know. So many child abductions and yet the French government lets gipsy women beg with children at the foot of the Eiffel Tower!

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How can I be sure my wife’s employer won’t ask her to lift her niqab in the backroom?

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Schopenhauer thought whites were “whitened blacks” while Darwin thought blacks were “blackened whites.”

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Dentists have a lousy job (that pays well); they turn to politics whenever they can. Spending the whole day on filthy mouths… I’d rather be a bum.

I can be brutally frank because I use English and I think my dentist won’t read it and won’t pull out all my teeth in retaliation.

Films The Dentist (1996) & The Dentist 2 (1998) by Brian Yuzna are good, funny approaches of this… sensitive topic.

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Congress should enjoy no exemptions in any area differing from an American citizen. (James Woods)

People voting for Congress means people have no power on Congress. See what I mean?

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I like Twitter coz they never know it’s u clicking so u can boost ur own private stats clicking like mad on ur own tweets!