The Separation Of Bathroom & State

When the US city of Charlotte, North Carolina passed a local law which became known as ‘the bathroom ordinance’ which gave ment the right to use women’s public toilets, sports facilitity changing rooms and so on, in effect a spineless caving in to the hate politics of the Gay BLT lobby, the state of North Carolina’s response to it — has taken on a life of its own.

In late February 2016, the Charlotte, North Carolina, city council passed the “antidiscrimination” law, scheduled to go into effect on April 1. It was aimed at protecting what, in the view of the city council, are the rights of those in the gay, lesbian, and transgender community. The centerpiece of this law was a clause that prohibited businesses providing bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers from segregating usage of those facilities by biological gender. Biological males or females must be allowed to use the facilities of the opposite sex if they claim that that is the sex they identify with psychologically. (Note, no proof was required.)

Much of the criticism of the Charlotte bill was centered around two issues: the ‘religious’ freedom of business owners and the privacy rights of people, particularly women, using public bathroom and shower facilities. Most sane people would I think, contend that the issue of religious freedom is irrelevant, providing separate facilities is a matter of common decency.

Similar ordinances have been used to force small business owners like florists, bakers, photographers and bed-and-breakfast owners and others either to conform to a government-dictated viewpoint in violation of those sincerely held religious beliefs or to face legal charges, fines and other penalties that have ultimately caused some to go out of business. I attacted a lot of hate mail when blogging on a case of a bakery in Ireland that refused to supply a celebration cake bearing a message supporting same sex marriage was charged under hate crime laws. My offence was to point out that why a gay couple could demand they business serve them and be backed by law, my wife and I could ask the bakery to make a cake saying “best wishes to Dave and Debbie, thanks for giving us a grandchild,” and the business would have every right to refuse simply because they did not like the look of us. Freedom always has to be a two way street.

In the face of public outrage from the herterosexual majority who were quite happy with the status quo, the state of North Carolina’s responded by imposing a law at state level that ruled all toilets (or rest rooms as the somewhat prissy American left refer to them) and changing facilities did not have to be politically correct and non discriminatory. This prompted the Gay BLT lobby (yes, I know that is offensive, if the politically correct clowns claim the right to ffend me, then in the name of equal rights and diversity, I claim the right to offend them,) and their supporters the progressives to take up arms against sanity and demonstrate once more that when they screech about equal rights, what they really mean is very unequal rights or privileged status for favoured minorities.

In fact the North Carolina law did not discriminate agains transgender freaks or men who, usually for highly unsavoury reasons, want to ‘identify’ as women in order to use women’s toilets and changing rooms, what it did restore freedom and property rights to business owners while respecting the rights of people, mostly women, to share facilities only with people of their own gender and to guarantee those rights across the state. In fact it should surprise me that the feminists and ‘progressives’ who have screeched about womens rights for fifty years are now prepared to brush aside womens’ rights because the cause of chicks-with-dicks rights is more fashionable.

I say it should surprise me because I have been exposed to the double standards, hypocrisy, authoritarianism and sheer selfishness of US ‘progressives’ and ‘liberals’ that nothing they do or say could surprise me now unless they all succumbed to a plague of common sense and decency.

Now as a man I am not particularly worried about who I share public toilet facilities with, but I do understand why women do not want to share with us lads as we curse, fart, scratch our bollocks and exchange crude remarks. And I understand why males who are going through the lengthy gender ‘reassignment’ program would feel unsafe in a mens’ facility. But if such people are sensible and do not make a big deal of the fact that they have dangly bits or make typically male comments (e.g. “nice tits love, show us your knickers”) to women then there is no problem.

However, under the Charlotte law gender specific facilities would be illegal, people would be forced to share. And that is not acceptable, what’s more there is nothing liberal or progressive about imposing the moral values of a minority on the majority.
The law in North Carolina that ‘progressives’ (i.e. fascists) are angry about does not prohibit businesses from having bathrooms, locker rooms, showers, etc., that allow use by people of all genders defined biologically, psychologically, or whatever. In a “myths vs facts” explanatory statement put out by the governor of North Carolina this was made quite clear:

Can private businesses, if they choose, continue to allow transgender individuals to use the bathroom, locker room or other facilities of the gender they identify with …
Answer: Yes. That is the prerogative of private businesses under this new law. …The law neither requires nor prohibits them from doing so.

In other words, where the US Constiution codifies the separation of church and state, the state of North Carolina has now gone a step further and codified a basic libertarian principle: the separation of bathroom and state.
The only places in North Carolina where bathrooms, showers, etc., must conform with biological sex is in government owned facilities — courtrooms, city halls, schools, etc., where this separation is not possible. So yes, in North Carolina prurient 14 year old old boys, as defined by certain biological features, may not use the girls’ locker room and showers after gym class at the local public middle school. In private middle schools, governors are free to do what they want. If not accepting this is unjust discrimination makes me a bigot, then so be it. Under the Charlotte arrangement the aforementioned prurient 14 year old boys can use facilities according to how they self identify. If you cannot see what is wrong with that arrangement then you know nothing of: a) fairness and b) 14 year old boys.

Leftists all over the USA and some on Europe are accusing North Carolina of bigotry while, in the name of tolerance, a growing list of pop stars, show biz luvvies and businesses are boycotting the state. Unfortunately, what has gotten lost in all the rhetoric surrounding this issue is the truth about both the original Charlotte law and the state’s response to it.

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Another Science Fallacy.

This blog is not a science blog but in our early days it had a reputation for winding up scientists because we wise old gits (well we’re certainly old gits and we like to think there is a bit of wisdom among us) like to ask the kind of questions scientists don’t want to be asked.

So maybe, as this blog is only to keep our original little Nicky Machiavelli posts alive now that our news site has moved on to The Daily Stirrer, we might as well continue to wind up the smug, condescending bastards whose attitude is “I said ‘science more time than you so that proves I’m more intelligent.’

Here’s a little something we found that shows once again a lot of what scientists tell you is illogical, ill thought out and just plain wrong.

Question
Do falling objects drop at the same rate (for instance a pen and a bowling ball dropped from the same height) or do they drop at different rates? I know a feather floats down very slowly but I would think a heavy object would fall faster than a light object. Thanks for your help. I have a bet on this one.
Asked by: Terri

Answer
If no air resistance is present, the rate of descent depends only on how far the object has fallen, no matter how heavy the object is. This means that two objects will reach the ground at the same time if they are dropped simultaneously from the same height. This statement follows from the law of conservation of energy and has been demonstrated experimentally by dropping a feather and a lead ball in an airless tube.

When air resistance plays a role, the shape of the object becomes important. In air, a feather and a ball do not fall at the same rate. In the case of a pen and a bowling ball air resistance is small compared to the force a gravity that pulls them to the ground. Therefore, if you drop a pen and a bowling ball you could probably not tell which of the two reached the ground first unless you dropped them from a very very high tower.
Answered by: Dr. Michael Ewart, Researcher at the University of Southern California

So you see, as few of us go around with a vacuum chamber in our pockets in which we can scientifically drop anything that slips through our fingers, the scientists are wrong. In the world in which things that breathe air must live, objects do not fallat the same speed, that only happens in an airless environment.

But scientists will never accept the evidence that is STARING THEM IN THE FUCKING FACE so I’ll back that up with a piece from The Physics Classroom:

1-D Kinematics – Lesson 5 – Free Fall and the Acceleration of Gravity

The Big Misconception

Earlier in this lesson, it was stated that the acceleration of a free-falling object (on earth) is 9.8 m/s/s. This value (known as the acceleration of gravity) is the same for all free-falling objects regardless of how long they have been falling, or whether they were initially dropped from rest or thrown up into the air. Yet the questions are often asked “doesn’t a more massive object accelerate at a greater rate than a less massive object?” “Wouldn’t an elephant free-fall faster than a mouse?” This question is a reasonable inquiry that is probably based in part upon personal observations made of falling objects in the physical world. After all, nearly everyone has observed the difference in the rate of fall of a single piece of paper (or similar object) and a textbook. The two objects clearly travel to the ground at different rates – with the more massive book falling faster.

The answer to the question (doesn’t a more massive object accelerate at a greater rate than a less massive object?) is absolutely not! That is, absolutely not if we are considering the specific type of falling motion known as free-fall. Free-fall is the motion of objects that move under the sole influence of gravity; free-falling objects do not encounter air resistance. More massive objects will only fall faster if there is an appreciable amount of air resistance present.

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Punish Google Tax Dodging And Sink The Corporate Pirates

Punish Google Tax Dodging and Sink The Corporate Pirates






Search Engine giant Google has a well known aversion to paying
national taxes to the tax regimes of nations in which it operates. In
fact Eric Schmidt, the company’s executive Chairman and former CEO is
on record as having said nations should pay Google for what its adds
to the national community. As a former Information Technology
consultant who was involved in the very early days of inter –
networking technologies I would dispute that, all Google has done
works towards handing control of information to government agencies
and corporate pirates.


Apart from that, Google’s main achievement has been in the
advancement of sophisticated tax avoidance strategies. Since the
risible
amounts of corporate tax
paid by the national operations of
Google and other global corporations, especially those in the
internet technology sector such as Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and
Verizon in the world’s largest economies has come to light there has
been a public backlash against corporate piracy. Piracy may seem a
strange term to use, conjuring up images of Johnny Depp or Errol
Flynn, but the corporate tax avoiders are plundering our national
treasuries just as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd used to plunder the
shipping routes. Let them be known for what they are.


The UK tax authority revealed recently that it had agreed a
settlement with Google for the internet search company to pay
back-taxes of £130 million (US$186million), despite its British
operation racking up profits of US$8.6 billion over past ten
years, a tax rate of just 3 percent.


Stewart Hosie, deputy leader of the Scottish National Party,
commented "there is a palpable sense of skepticism amongst the
public, experts and even within the Conservative Party, that the tax
settlement reached with Google represents value for the taxpayer".


"The truth is that we know very little about the settlement
reached between the tax authorities and the company. These
discussions have taken place in private, little detail has been
revealed by the Treasury and the methodologies employed by HMRC are
shrouded in secrecy."


While we can understand and support this view from the Sottish
nationalists, the line take by the Labour party as the official
opposition in the UK parliament, that the Conservative government
collaborated to minimise Google’s tax liability is a little harder to
swallow when we remember that Google paid no
corporate taxes at all
from 2002 to 2010 when The Labour Party
were in power.


It has also been revealed that Italy
is set to charge Google US$161 million
in back-taxes over its
US$1.43 billion revenues – equating to 15 percent – five
times more than the UK.


"The Government must restore public confidence that they have
acted in the best interests of the public and have secured a good
deal for taxpayers across the UK. They must also answer the charges
that the methodology used by the HMRC to calculate future liabilities
is opaque, and a potential breach of very clear EU regulations on
calculating the tax liabilities of large corporations," Mr.
Hosie said.


The French are also negotiating a tax deal with Google which could
show a different rate of taxation for corporations with links to the
US Government, further highlighting the omnishambles of the European
Union tax system. One corporate tactic that should be opposed is the
very predictable threat to cease operations in nations that require
the global corporations to accept local tax laws.


And another step in bringing these legal, but unethical, tax
avoiders to heel is for ‘We The People’ to boycott their businesses.
There are other search engines, other coffee chains (or better still,
if you can find one, use an independent coffee shop, get a better cup
of coffee and support local businesses).






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Muslim Students Turn Common Room Into Mosque, Segregate Male – Female Students

If like us you are heartily sick of Europe’s, weak, cowardly, politically correct leaders demonstrating that they have suck so low in their efforts to court favour with ethnic minorities they cannot even be defined as bottom feeders, they have become the creatures that feed from the bottom feeders bottoms, you will not be surprised at this latest evidence that the once proud nation of Germany has been so weakened by politically correct thinking they will let Muslims piss on their culture and history rather than risk being called ‘racist’.
But if enough of us tell Germans what their vile, German hating government has turned them into, maybe they can save themselves and make their country great again. Read this proof that Muslims hate western culture and will NEVER integrate, from Breitbart London, Germans, and get fucking angry:

Muslim students at a German university have seized control of a “silent room” designed as a space for all pupils, transforming it into a makeshift mosque and erecting a wall to segregate genders. There are also feet washing facilities and signs instructing women to wear the veil and to not wear perfume.

After a series of complaints the room at the Technical University of Dortmund was closed, but 400 angry students quickly signed a petition demanding it be reopened and alleging anti-Muslim prejudice.

Last Wednesday, the university replied in an open letter addressed to Muslim student leaders, explaining that the institution is strictly secular and gender segregation is illegal in German public institutions.

“Female visitors of the room were repeatedly intercepted at the entrance by Muslim male users and told that they only had access to a small, more confined space, compared to the larger part reserved for men”, the letter reads.

The room started out as an open space with two sofas, a few bookshelves, and a calming forest mural to help stressed students unwind. “The space of silence is to be kept ideologically and religiously neutral. Religious symbols, characters or the like must not be placed,” the rules for the room stipulate.

Eva Prost, Head of Corporate Communications and a spokesman for the university, told Uni Spiegel that there have been demands from Muslim students to turn the room in to an exclusively Islamic space ever since it was set up in 2012, but the university leadership has repeatedly resisted.

“There was never a prayer room for either Muslim or Christian students. Our ‘room of silence’ was rather an offer to those who seek peace in often stressful university life”, she said.

However, four years on and the room was “arbitrarily altered” without warning. “An improvised wall has been erected to separate men and women. The Quran was displayed, there were ways for foot washing, and prayer rugs were stored in here”, Ms. Prost explained.

More shockingly, “on flyers women were instructed to wear headscarves, even if we do not know whether that was actually enforced”, she said.

Asserting: “All this we can not accept. Students have complained to us, and quite rightly so. Elimination of gender discrimination we must protect, because as a State institution, we are committed to the Basic Law”.

To which Space Cowboy commented:

Muslims never ever migrate to assimilate and integrate. Instead, they migrate to always eventually make Islam and its followers supreme. Because mass Muslim immigration with all of its excess baggage is actually Migration Jihad waged via stealth deliberately non-violently to infiltrate in mass infidels societies, institutions, and governments in mass to subvert them for eventual demographic conquest.
As Migration Jihad has been the primary mode of jihad employed by Muslims to conquer clueless non-Muslim infidel countries like Germany for the past several centuries.

Indeed, the technologically backwards Islamic totalitarian world is totally incapable of conquering the technologically advanced Western non-Muslim infidel world via force or any other means. Yet virtually all our resources are directed at stopping force, while everyone and their brother totally ignores jihad waged via stealth deliberately non-violently because like fools they have all been inculcated to believe that we are at war with terrorists only, which constitute only a tiny minority and is also total and complete BS.

OK Germany, are you ready to follow the Space Cowboy, or will you follow Hausfrau – Volksfuhrer Merkel to oblivion and let the savages have your country.

 
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Chinese Scientists working On Creating Artificial Sun?

Little Nicky has often been accused of being ‘anti – science’ or ‘anti – progress’. He is not of course but as his medieval ancestor Nicoli Machiavellie said, humans are driven by base instincs such as self interest, and so the Machiavelli fasmily have always been genetically predisposed to question everything.

And this story is one which invites many questions, particularly about the sanity of the scientists behind this ‘invention’ (which as yet only exists as a theory.)

hydrogen-creator
The gas generator, with one of the problems of handling such power spelled out (sorry about the little box in the image, result of an attempt to shrink it.

Chinese scientists claim to have created a type of hydrogen gas that is three times hotter than the sun.

The artificial energy could eventually be used as an inexhaustible source of power, ending reliance on fossil fuels and solving the world energy crisis.

Chinese boffins created the gas in a huge magnetic fusion reactor at the Institute of Physical Science in Hefei.

Invented by Soviet scientists in the 1950s, the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) features a massive metallic doughtnut-shaped chamber twisted into a figure of eight.

Researchers were able to use the reactor to produce temperatures of 50 million Kelvins (49.999 million°C) and maintain them for 102 seconds.

The core of the sun is believed to around 15 million Kelvins.

Although a previous experiment by German scientists claims to have produced temperatures hotter than this, it was unable to sustain them for as long.

While the news is an important breakthrough, it could still take decades to perfect the process so that it can be used as a constant power source. (Source: South China Morning Post)

The first question that needs to be asked concerns the claim that this energy source is based on the creation of a new ‘type of hydrogen gas’. Now as hydrogen is the simplest substance in the universe, the atom from which all forms of matter in all states are dervived, how can anyone create a new type?

Secondly, nuclear fusion has been around a long time. Look at the article above and note the kind of temperatures involved. Think of the enormous amount of power needed to contain such a reaction. To save you a lot of reseach, I will revisit my time in the nuclear industry and tell you the energy needed to create the stupendously powerful magnetic fields needed to create the ‘new type of hydrogen’ would be far greater than the system would yield.

The fact that this experiment managed to run for 102 seconds (just over a minute and a half) tells us the invetors are a long way from a commercially viable system. And 99% of world changing scientific breakthroughs seem unable to survive that journey.

Fair play to the Chinese lads for having a go, but we should avoid getting excited until we see one of these things driving a modest power generation system capable of churning out 250 megawatts, twenty four hours a days, for prolonged periods.

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More Evidence That Hillary Clinton Leaked Secrets Damaging To The USA


Hillary Clinton’s gloating reaction on hearing that Muammar Gadaffi had been murdered bt the mob did nothing to enhance her reputation outside the USA. The world has always thought of her as a stupid, arrogant rich bitch (Image source)

American voters and especially those likely to vote on the issues and qualities of the candidates rather from party loyalty have come to hate the political establishment and the corporate controlled mainstream media with a passion. Politicians are less trusted than lawyers, used car salesmen, people who peddle investment plans and the dodgy characters who sell remedies that are guaranteed to cure absolutely everything. And with good reason, given the dishonest conduct the current president and the two who preceded him were caught out in. But is seems Democratic nomination front runner Hillary Clinton beats them all. And she was only Secretary Of State when she stabbed her country in the back.

We have been reporting here the scandal that has grown around Hillary Clinton’s use of a private, unsecured e mail server in her own office to handle US Government information that was classified ‘beyond top secret’ was likely to engulf her bid for the presidency and destroy her <a href=”http://edbutt.blogspot.com/2016/01/is-this-end-of-hillary-clintons.html”>political career</a> totally.

For her enemies among whom we must number leading Republican contender Donald Trump, and rival for the Democratic Party nomination Bernies Sanders, Hillary’s e mails truly are truly the gifts that keep on giving.

While France led the proponents of the UN Security Council Resolution that would create a no-fly zone and a ‘humanitarian’ bombing campaign in Libya, it claimed that its primary concern was the protection of Libyan civilians. Considering the current state of affairs in that unfortunate country, one must rethink the authenticity of this concern. As many “conspiracy theorists” will claim, one of the real reasons to go to Libya was Gaddafi’s planned gold dinar. (I personally had heard nothing of this, my information was that the west wanted a puppet government in Tripoli to give Wall Street control of Libyan oilfields. Hillary’s e mails shine a different light on events however.

One of the <a href=”http://nypost.com/2016/01/01/3000-of-clintons-emails-were-released-on-new-years-eve/”>3,000 emails released by the State Department</a> on New Year’s Eve (where real news is sent to die quietly, or as one of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s aides once put it, a good day to bury bad news) reveals evidence that NATO’s plot to overthrow Gaddafi was primarily driven by their desire to <a href=”http://www.thenewamerican.com/economy/markets/item/4630-gadhafi-s-gold-money-plan-would-have-devastated-dollar”>block the creation of a gold-backed African currency</a>, and second the Libyan oil reserves.

The email in question, titled “France’s client and Qaddafi’s gold.” was sent to Clinton by her unofficial adviser Sydney Blumenthal

From <a href=”http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2016/01/06/new-hillary-emails-reveal-true-motive-for-libya-intervention/”>Foreign Policy Journal:
</a>
<p style=”margin:50px”>
“The email identifies French President Nicholas Sarkozy as leading the attack on Libya with five specific purposes in mind: to obtain Libyan oil, ensure French influence in the region, increase Sarkozy’s reputation domestically, assert French military power, and to prevent Gaddafi’s influence in what is considered ‘Francophone Africa.’

“Most astounding is the lengthy section delineating the huge threat that Gaddafi’s gold and silver reserves, estimated at “143 tons of gold, and a similar amount in silver,” posed to the French franc (CFA) circulating as a prime African currency.”</p>

The e mail that damned Clinton was originally released online but has now been taken down, (having probably been deemed to damaging to the US diplomatic reputation at a time when relations with Russia and China are more strained than the laces on an overweight domiatrice’s corset – here’s the link for what it’s worth.) I have managed to obtain a snippet of <a href=”https://www.foia.state.gov/searchapp/DOCUMENTS/HRCEmail_DecWebClearedMeta/31-C1/DOC_0C05779612/C05779612.pdf”>the most damaging paragraphs</a> from a source I trust.

<p style=”margin:50px”>
“This gold was accumulated prior to the current rebellion and was intended to be used to establish a pan-African currency based on the Libyan golden Dinar. This plan was designed to provide the Francophone African Countries with an alternative to the French franc (CFA).

“(Source Comment: According to knowledgeable individuals this quantity of gold and silver is valued at more than $7 billion. French intelligence officers discovered this plan shortly after the current rebellion began, and this was one of the factors that influenced President Nicolas Sarkozy’s decision to commit France to the attack on Libya. According to these individuals Sarkozy’s plans are driven by the following issues:

a. A desire to gain a greater share of Libya oil production,

b. Increase French influence in North Africa,

c. Improve his internal political situation in France,

d. Provide the French military with an opportunity to reassert its position in the world,

e. Address the concern of his advisers over Gaddafi’s long term plans to supplant France as the dominant power in Francophone Africa)”</p>

When French security services discovered Gaddafi’s plans, they decided to convene the FUKUS axis and launch a regime change attack against Mad Dog’s regime.

Sadly, Gaddafi had earlier warned Europe (in a “prophetic” phone conversations with Blair) that his fall would prompt the rise of Islamic extremism in the West and <a href=”https://littlenickymachiavelli.wordpress.com/2011/04/09/gadaffi-to-unleash-a-wave-of-migrants-on-europe-10977414/”>unleash a tide of immigrants that would destabilise Europe</a>. The warning went unheeded; Libyan lives and the security of the European working class are acceptable collateral damage, if the larger goal lines the pockets of politicians and the elite so much better after all?

All that is fine if the deals are kept secret, but with a dizzy bitch like Hillary playing fast and loose with official secrets, disaster is inevitable.

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Free Speech

Our right of free speech is increasingly under attack from control freak politicians, politically correct left wing activists and the dark forces of corporatism.

In the wake of the Paris terrorists attacks in November 2016, President Francoise Hollande and his socialist government have been attacking freedom of speech in the republic, mainly by shutting down independent blogs that have a track record of attacking the government’s handling of problems such as the economy, unemployment, climate change and immigration. None of these are linked to terrorism of course which gives some credibility to conspiracy theorists who claim terrorist outrages are false flag operations.

I personally find it hard to believe a government would attack its own people, so I think the removal of civil liberties and increment of government control are opportunistic. Either was, as well as Hollande having spoken of outlawing criticism of government policy, the UK’s Tony Blair and David Cameron as well as Barack Obama over the pond have threatened to criminalise the questioning of global warming theory, while Hausfrau – Volksfuhrer mMrkel has put German virtually under state

control.

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Even The Guardian Now Admits Immigration Depresses Wage Levels

The growth in wages for UK workers is set to remain stagnant, running parallel with inflation at just two per cent next year. This is due to the large number of migrant workers waiting to fill vacancies, as anyone with two or more functioning brain cells was aware and even the loony left newspaper The Guardian has now admitted.

Citing data from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and oficial figures from the Office Of National Statistics, the paper reported that job creation will remain strong over the next year but the benefit of that is undone because of immigration. Wages for most workers will not increase in real terms due largely to the high number of migrant workers.

Although estimates suggest that up to 400,000 new jobs could be created in 2016, there is no sign of a skills shortage, thus making it more difficult for workers to demand pay increases above the rate of inflation. According to separate figures, the number of non-UK nationals in the workforce has rocketed from 986,000 in 1997 to 3.22 million now, thus making up more than 10 per cent of Britain’s workforce.

With offical numbers of immigrants put at close to 400,000 and possibly as many more people arriving in the country illegally and thus being available to take menial jobs at less than the legal minimum wage, despite the strong performance of the UK economy, the jobs situstion is worsening, as a result largely of European Union employment and open borders laws, the British people are feeling no benefit.

Over the past 12 months, three quarters of new jobs created went to non-UK nationals — 326,000, compared to 122,000 for British workers. The CIPD’s chief economist Mark Beatson said: “Our research shows that most employers remain confident about recruitment going into 2016 and most say they have a choice of suitable candidates for most positions. “With record levels of net migration into the UK increasing the supply of labour, it doesn’t look like we’re going to see a skills crunch any time soon. Our research shows pay expectations for the year ahead centred on a 2 per cent increase.”

Despite these figures, the government is unlikely to change its pro-migration stance or its ‘dark skin good, pale skin bad’ approach to border controls any time soon. In November jead – Claud Juncker, the alcoholic, Euronazi President of the EU commission said that mass immigration was “part of Europe’s future”, writing:

“Europe needs immigrants, young and committed and eager to learn, future taxpayers who will support an ageing population. Immigrants themselves have a case rooted in justice and humane values that our politicians should have the courage to make.”

In September The Guardia printed an advert from a radical pro-immigration Danish group telling more migrants to come to their country. The ad came after Denmark’s government placed its own notices in third-world newspapers warning potential migrants that welfare benefits payments to immigrants had been reduced.

Apologising for their government’s actions, the group Welcome to Refugees wrote:

“…we’re not all like [integration] minister [Inger] Støjberg and the rest of the Danish government. Many of us are bidding refugees a warm welcome. And many of us want to help those who are fleeing torture, bombs, and persecution. We do not believe that families in war-torn countries should learn that a Danish cabinet minister is planning an advertising campaign based on the ill-conceived and erroneous logic that families calculate where they may profit the most from settling as refugees.”

Two percent seems a bit optimistic at least for those of us in private sector actually making stuff type of work. I got zero last year and expect zero this year.

As we have said since The Daily Stirrer began under a different title over ten years ago, what passes for socialist politics these days is simply hatred of European ethnicity, culture and society.

The left often make the claim that we need young immigrants to look after the aging native populations. What happens when the immigrants get old will they refuse to accept a pension or go back home or will the loony left self – righteousness addicts insist on even higher levels of immigration to look after a much higher number of old people?

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All Gone” – The Gold Scandal That Goes To The Very Top

Best known known for luxury shopping, over-the-top architecture including the world’s tallest building, a lively social scene, and a facade of secular open – mindedness, Dubai ought to be even better known for the underbelly of corruption and unrestricted criminality among the billionaires, oligarchs, princes, sheiks and sultans, who quietly dominate dominate the global power and financial structure and have set up bases there because the local sheik take a very benign view of anything that earns money for Dubai without actually breaking any laws in Dubai (and Dubai has very few laws covering offshore activities of financial traders).

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All Gone” – The Gold Scandal That Goes To The Very Top

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Democracy Murdered In France

It’s late here in the UK so this will not get posted until tomorrow, but I’m hearing very d.isturbing news from the French regional elections, predicting that the Front National, comfortable winners in last week’s first round of regional elections, hasve been routed in all regions. For that to happen, and to happen through a massive increase in turnout, suggests electoral fraud on a hughe scale. Or has France joined Britain in adopting the Islamic version of democracy, which is one man one vote, one Imam one thousand votes.

I say that because the same thing happened in britain in May 2015, in constituencies where UKIP looked likely to do well, Labour and Conservatives, traditiuonal opponents collaborated to keep out the newcomers, and in areas where UKIP looked too strong for even collaboration to stop them, there were strange things going on with postal votes and ballot boxes going missing.

This comment from comedian George Carlin on America’s corrupt electoral system pretty well sums things up:

I don’t vote. Two reasons. First of all it’s meaningless; this country was bought and sold a long time ago. The shit they shovel around every 4 years *pfff* doesn’t mean a fucking thing. Secondly, I believe if you vote, you have no right to complain. People like to twist that around – they say, ‘If you don’t vote, you have no right to complain’, but where’s the logic in that? If you vote and you elect dishonest, incompetent people into office who screw everything up, you are responsible for what they have done. You caused the problem; you voted them in; you have no right to complain. I, on the other hand, who did not vote, who in fact did not even leave the house on election day, am in no way responsible for what these people have done and have every right to complain about the mess you created that I had nothing to do with.”

“The next time they give you all that civic bullshit about voting, keep in mind that Hitler was elected in a full, free democratic election””Now, there’s one thing you might have noticed I don’t complain about: politicians. Everybody complains about politicians.

Everybody says they suck. Well, where do people think these politicians come from? They don’t fall out of the sky. They don’t pass through a membrane from another reality. They come from American parents and American families, American homes, American schools, American churches, American businesses and American universities, and they are elected by American citizens. This is the best we can do folks. This is what we have to offer. It’s what our system produces: Garbage in, garbage out. If you have selfish, ignorant citizens, you’re going to get selfish, ignorant leaders. Term limits ain’t going to do any good; you’re just going to end up with a brand new bunch of selfish, ignorant Americans. So, maybe, maybe, maybe, it’s not the politicians who suck. Maybe something else sucks around here… like, the public. Yeah, the public sucks. There’s a nice campaign slogan for somebody: ‘The Public Sucks. Fuck Hope.'”

“I have solved this political dilemma in a very direct way: I don’t vote. On Election Day, I stay home. I firmly believe that if you vote, you have no right to complain. Now, some people like to twist that around. They say, ‘If you don’t vote, you have no right to complain,’ but where’s the logic in that? If you vote, and you elect dishonest, incompetent politicians, and they get into office and screw everything up, you are responsible for what they have done. You voted them in. You caused the problem. You have no right to complain. I, on the other hand, who did not vote — who did not even leave the house on Election Day — am in no way responsible for that these politicians have done and have every right to complain about the mess that you created.”

George Carlin

To which Fred Reed replied:

Overcoming The Shame Of Voting

I guess I need my consciousness raised. The newspapers keep fussing and fidgeting because Americans don’t vote. Something is wrong with us Gringos, they say. We’re shirking. We’re no damn good.

Huh?I look at the last ten or so presidents we’ve had, and think: hooboy, is that what comes of voting? Every one of those reprobates was elected. It’s a historical fact. If we can’t get any better results by voting, I figure we ought to make it a misdemeanor.

How much faith can you put in a system that, out of 280,000,000 people, comes up with Al Gore? Besides, there’s the question of culpability. If I voted for one reprehensible nonentity in preference to another, and he won, I would reckon that he was my fault. I don’t want a President on my conscience. Further, I do not see how anyone with the slightest self-respect could vote.

Anyway, you can’t vote for a candidate, because there aren’t any. The apparent existence of candidates is a sleight-of-hand.

Do you believe that, say, Gore is a candidate? No. He, like any candidate, is a committee consisting of three speechwriters, a gestures coach, two pollsters, a makeup artist, an image consultant, and several crooked advisers. An alleged candidate is a phantasm, a blank slate or, in the case of Al, a mass of unflavored bean curd.

A candidate is what his advisers tell you he is. Think about it. Often you can read in the Washington Post that the candidate, Senator Palmoil, say, is having image problems. Focus groups have discovered, the writer will explain, that he is seen as Insufficiently Manly, that he is not thought by the voters to be adequately decisive, and that his delivery of a speech is positively Caesarian.

The paper will announce that his handlers have decided that he needs to Adjust His Image. That is, the principal organ of Washington will announce to all the world that the Senator Palmoil is about to pretend to be something he isn’t. It will also name the advertising agency hired to perform the mummery.

Sure enough, in his next appearance on television, Palmoil will appear wearing a codpiece. It may have a NOW sticker on it so as not to be threatening to women, and not be excessively protuberant, and perhaps be in an ambiguous beige so as not to be clearly black or white, but it will look no end manly. He will then say Something Decisive, invented for him by the speechwriters and crooked advisers. He will contemplate at the teleprompter with an unblinking pole-axed stare, to communicate firmness, and avoid waving his hands around as if he were swatting bugs.

For the next week the talking heads of the Yankee Capital will drone about the effectiveness of the candidate’s access of masculinity, about the precise tone of voice in the saying of Something Decisive, and whether the NOW sticker on the codpiece was overkill. In short, the mechanism of deception will be discussed until it collapses into rubble.

Yet, though detailed in advance, though explained in its every calculated nuance, it will work. The polls will show that, yes, the Merkun People now believe that Senator Palmoil is now of one blood with Clint Eastwood, and that his newly-acquired earnest intonation has satisfied voters of his warm and rich inner life.

I’m going to vote for that?

Anyway, you won’t know who you’re electing until after you have elected him. A campaign is intended to hide the candidate, not to reveal him. The truth is that few candidates have the knowledge or experience to run a Shriners’ picnic. Occasionally the veil slips. Recently it was revealed that George the Shrub, son of Bush, didn’t know the names of the leaders of several mildly important countries. Do you believe that any of them do? The candidates usually are provincial governors, men who have spent their lives crawling up the ladder from law school to county chairman. How could they know of the likelihood of a Baluchi irredentist movement or where to find Bishkek?

Now, the professionals of Washington, the reporters and chattering craniums and mechanics of the image trades, do not see things just this way. They take elections seriously, odd though it may seem. They do not understand that they are hucksters playing an elaborate shell game, yet they carefully shield the scam from public gaze. The rule in journalism is that it is acceptable, indeed career-promoting, to trick the candidate into saying something unwise about abortion. It is not acceptable to show that he knows far less about the world than most of the reporters covering him.

Note that a news weasel will ask a candidate, “Governor, what is your position on Afghanistan?” The reporter will not ask, “Governor, precisely where is Afghanistan?” The governor will respond to the first question by saying that he favors decency and motherhood, a better life for all Afghans, and human rights for everybody. The response would equally apply to Key Largo or central Illinois. He doesn’t know where Afghanistan is.

Oddly, keeping the voters from learning that the candidate does know anything (an unlikely circumstance, but it has happened) is as important as concealing that he doesn’t. The voters will resent anyone more intelligent than they are, which we in Washington assume means anyone at all. If a candidate ever mentioned the influence of Sophia of Anhalt-Zerbst as empress of Russia in continuing the policies of modernization of Peter the Great, he would (or so it is feared) lose the election immediately.

The French will elect a man because he is intelligent and cultured. We want someone we can imagine managing a minor Safeway.

A crucial point however is that American elections are not about policy, but about the division of spoils-appointments, contracts, invitations to parties at the White House. Sure, Republicans behave slightly differently from Democrats-but only slightly. Which is to say that elections don’t matter.

The economy determines the fate of this country. Presidents don’t. They are at worst annoyances and embarrassments, at best a sort of national hobby. What counts is Intel, Microsoft, Boeing, Lucent Technologies, Cisco, AT&T, agribusiness, the Internet. We survive on a strong economic back and a weak governmental mind. Always have, always will.

Vote? Why?

Forty years ago, as an idealistic your firebrand, I was fighting elections as a member of the Liberal Party (the old Liberal Party when the word liberal still meant something) and actually got close to winning. The voters know me now, next time we’ll beat those Socialists and Conservatives,” I said, “and then we will shake things up.”

It was made clear to me that if I did ever win, I would toe the line and learn to play the game by the establishment’s rules. I quit politics and since then have registered a protest vote for the nuttiest fringe candidate, because in effect I learned that we only have an illusory vote. Government is not run by people we elect, and now it seems things have regressed so far towards the dark ages that no matter who we vote for, the oligarchs will elect the government so really we don’t have a vote.

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Iran-backed Shi’ite militias threaten Turkey over incursion into Iraq

The incursion of Turkish troops into Iraqi territory, a violation of international law and United Nations treaty has been ignore by NATO, an organisation which seems determined to let its rogue member Turkey add this to its growing list of crimes which apart from shooting down a Russian plane without justification, include illegally trading oil for terrorist group ISIS and supplying ISIS with arms and ammunition.

Any of the above should get Turkey thrown out of NATO and censured by the UN, but so intent are the powers that be on overthrowing the Assad regime in Syria, they will clearly tolerate any crime that moves the agenda forward.

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The UN Unveils Plan Pushing For Worldwide Internet Censorship

The United Nations has disgraced itself immeasurably over the past month or so.
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-09-26/un-unleashes-plan-pushing-worldwide-internet-censorship

In case you missed the following stories, I suggest catching up now:

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Fresh off the scene from those two epic embarrassments, the UN now wants to tell governments of the world how to censor the internet. I wish I was kidding.

From the Washington Post:

On Thursday, the organization’s Broadband Commission for Digital Development released a damning “world-wide wake-up call” on what it calls “cyber VAWG,” or violence against women and girls. The report concludes that online harassment is “a problem of pandemic proportion” — which, nbd, we’ve all heard before.

But the United Nations then goes on to propose radical, proactive policy changes for both governments and social networks, effectively projecting a whole new vision for how the Internet could work.

Under U.S. law — the law that, not coincidentally, governs most of the world’s largest online platforms — intermediaries such as Twitter and Facebook generally can’t be held responsible for what people do on them. But the United Nations proposes both that social networks proactively police every profile and post, and that government agencies only “license” those who agree to do so.

People are being harassed online, and the solution is to censor everything and license speech? Remarkable.

The EU Just Forced Members to Accept Migrants Through Qualified Majority Voting

The European Union’s (EU) own interior ministers today forced through a plan to allocate at least 120,000 migrants across EU member states, regardless as to whether or not the countries own populations, or their governments agreed. The new rule will see migrants redistributed across EU member states despite objections from Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, because QMV gives greater weight to the votes of the big EU member states than it does to those with smaller economies and populations …
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U.S. To Station Nuclear Weapons in Germany Against Russia

Germany’s ZDF public television network reported on September 22nd, “New U.S. Atomic Weapons to Be Stationed in Germany,” that the U.S. will station 20 new nuclear bombs in Germany, each being four times the destructive power of the one that was used on Hiroshima . Hans Kristensen, the Director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists, says, “With the new bombs the boundaries blur between tactical and strategic nuclear weapons.”


Hungary passes new laws allowing its army to use rubber bullets, stun grenades and tear gas on migrants, as EU holds emergency talks on Europe’s refugee crisis

‘Hungary has passed new drastic laws allowing its army use rubber bullets, stun grenades, tear gas and net guns on the thousands of desperate refugees hoping to pass through the country on their way to new lives in northern and western Europe.

Muslim Migrants Promised “Free Blonde Swedish Girls”, Imam says Muslims Should Breed With Europeans to “Conquer Their Countries”

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Russian Boots on Ground in Syria Seeking to Destroy Western Created ISIS

Looks like this could be it folks, Reuters report that Russia, as we all as having stationed war planes in Syria now have ground troops engaging ISIS irregulars. It is well known of course that some time ago The Pentagon put American troops and ‘military advisers’ into the front line to prop up the ISIS Islamic Jihad army which was formed by the CIA, and funded, armed and trained by Washington.

In an exclusive report, Reuters has detailed the following development in the ongoing Syrian crisis:

“Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources familiar with the political and military situation there said on Wednesday.

The sources, speaking to Reuters on condition they not be identified, gave the most forthright account yet from the region of what the United States fears is a deepening Russian military role in Syria’s civil war, though one of the Lebanese sources said the number of Russians involved so far was small.

U.S. officials said Russia sent two tank landing ships and additional cargo aircraft to Syria in the past day or so and deployed a small number of naval infantry forces.

The U.S. officials, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said the intent of Russia’s military moves in Syria was unclear. One suggested the focus may be on preparing an airfield near the port city of Latakia, a stronghold of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

U.S. officials have not ruled out the possibility that Russia may want to use the airfield for air combat missions.”

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Former Establishment Figure Blows Whistle On Estasblishment

Former British diplomat Craig Murray has been a thorn in the side of the establishment for some time. After he stepped down as an Ambassador Murray, who was appalled by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, became an anti -war campaigner and human rights activist (serious human rights like the right to not be bombed). Now, as the governments of the USA, United Kingdom and France plan another regime change bombing campsign, this time in Syria, Murray blows the whistle on drone warfare.

Exclusive: I Can Reveal the Legal Advice on Drone Strikes, and How the Establishment Works

September 09, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – This may be the most important article I have ever posted, because it reveals perfectly how the Establishment works and how the Red Tories and Blue Tories contrive to give a false impression of democracy. It is information I can only give you because of my experience as an insider.

It is a definitive proof of the validity of the Chomskian propaganda model. It needs a fair bit of detail to do this, but please try and read through it because it really is very, very important. After you have finished, if you agree with me about the significance, please repost, (you are free to copy), retweet, add to news aggregators (Reddit etc) and do anything you can to get other people to pay attention.

The government based its decision to execute by drone two British men in Syria on “Legal Opinion” from the Attorney-General for England and Wales, Jeremy Wright, a politician, MP and Cabinet Minister. But Wright’s legal knowledge comes from an undistinguished first degree from Exeter and a short career as a criminal defence barrister in Birmingham. His knowledge of public international law is virtually nil.

I pause briefly to note that there is no pretence of consulting the Scottish legal system. The only legal opinion is from the Attorney General for England and Wales who is also Honorary Advocate General for Northern Ireland.

So Jeremy Wright’s role is as a cypher. He performs a charade. The government employs in the FCO a dozen of the most distinguished public international lawyers in the world. When the Attorney-General’s office needs an Opinion on public international law, they ask the FCO to provide it for him to sign.

The only known occasion when this did not happen was the Iraq War. Then the FCO Legal Advisers – unanimously – advised the Attorney-General, Lord Goldsmith, that to invade Iraq was illegal. Jack Straw asked the Attorney General to dismiss the FCO chief Legal Adviser, Sir Michael Wood (Goldsmith refused). Blair sent Goldsmith to Washington where the Opinion was written for him to sign by George Bush’s lawyers. [I know this sounds incredible, but it is absolutely true]. Sir Michael Wood’s deputy, Elizabeth Wilmshurst, resigned in protest.

In consequence Blair and Straw decided that, again for the first time ever, the FCO’s chief legal adviser had to be appointed not from within the FCO legal advisers, who had all declared the war on Iraq to be illegal, but from outside. They had to find a distinguished public international lawyer who was prepared to argue that the war on Iraq was legal. That was a very small field. Blair and Straw thus turned to Benjamin Netanyahu’s favourite lawyer, Daniel Bethlehem.

Read more at Information Clearing House

Migrant Smuggling in Europe Is Now Worth ‘Billions’

By RICK LYMAN and ALISON SMALE, NEW YORK TIMES, SEPT 3, 2015

BUDAPEST — With thousands of migrants pouring out of Afghanistan and the Middle East, the business of smuggling them across the Balkans into the European Union has grown even larger than the illicit trade in drugs and weapons, law enforcement officials said.

In Greece alone, there are 200 such smuggling rings, said Col. Gerald Tatzgern, head of the Austrian police service fighting human trafficking.

“It has developed into a business worth billions,” said Johanna Mikl-Leitner, the interior minister of Austria. Smugglers have spread out through the region, in Bulgaria, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania and Serbia, she added.

Their presence is evident at Budapest’s Keleti train station, where thousands have had their route to the West cut off by Hungarian officials. The smugglers’ agents roam the crowd, quietly offering rides to Austria for hundreds of dollars.

But the memory is fresh of the 71 migrants found suffocated in the back of a sealed truck along an Austrian highway last week, abandoned by their smugglers.

In another case, the police rescued 24 Afghans from a sealed truck after a chase through the streets of Vienna. “One hour longer and they would have been dead,” Ms. Mikl-Leitner said.

Rob Wainwright, head of Europol, Europe’s police agency, told Newstalk, an Irish radio network, that an estimated 30,000 people were involved in human smuggling gangs. Europol has opened 1,400 cases this year involving human smuggling, he said.

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In Dramatic Escalation, China Sends Five Navy Ships Off Alaska Coast For First Time Ever

I’ve been telling you for several years that US sabre rattling would lead to something like this. The problem is USA military superiority is nowhere near as complete as washington likes to think. In fact the Obama administration’s own military analysis have warned their country could not win a war against Russia and China.

Which makes one wonder why the Lawyers of Capitol Hill have continued tp provoke the eastern powers for so long.

from Wall Street Journal

Five Chinese navy ships are currently operating in the Bering Sea, off the coast of Alaska, the first time the U.S. military has seen such activity in the area, Pentagon officials said Wednesday.

The officials said they have been aware in recent days that three Chinese combat ships, a replenishment vessel and an amphibious ship were in the vicinity after observing them moving toward the Aleutian Islands, which are split between U.S. and Russian control.

They said the Chinese ships were still in the area, but declined to specify when the vessels were first spotted or how far they were from the coast of Alaska.

The Pentagon official said there were a “variety of opinions” on how to interpret the Chinese ships’ deployment.

“It’s difficult to tell exactly, but it indicates some interest in the Arctic region,” the official said. “It’s different.”

Its Not Just Windows Snooping On You, Win 7 and 8 are spyware too

Windows 10’s warm reception has been sullied by concerns over data collection, usage tracking and spying, which is enabled in the new operating system by default. In fact, many people have avoided updating to Windows 10 solely due to concerns surrounding these issues.

We told you how you can opt out of much of these data-collecting features, and we also pointed you to six free tools that will help stop other Windows 10 functions that may compromise your data.

But as it turns out, Windows 10 isn’t the only Microsoft operating system collecting your data without your knowledge. Now you might think Little Nicky is off the pace here, Win 7 and 8 have beeb around a while. Not so actually, I still use XP for legacy Windows software having switched to Linux for browsing in 2009 because of concerns about Microsoft’s unethical attitude to my right to privacy.

Unfortunately for those who have Windows 7 or 8, an article on gHacks reveals new updates include features that introduce some of Windows 10’s heavy duty, US Govrnment sponsored spyware data collection and tracking features that many users will be uncomfortable with.

So how do you stop Microsoft’s Spyware? Simples …

First, if it isn’t too late, do nor install these updates:
KB3068708 This update introduces the Diagnostics and Telemetry tracking service to existing devices.

KB3022345 (replaced by KB3068708) This update introduces the Diagnostics and Telemetry tracking service to in-market devices.
KB3075249 This update adds telemetry points to the User Account Control (UAC) feature to collect information on elevations that come from low integrity levels.

KB3080149 This package updates the Diagnostics and Telemetry tracking service to existing devices.

If you run auto updates these four will already be in your system. They can be uninstalled from within the Control Panel (here’s How To a guide), or advanced users can type the following four commands using an elevated command prompt:

wusa /uninstall /kb:3068708 /quiet /norestart
wusa /uninstall /kb:3022345 /quiet /norestart
wusa /uninstall /kb:3075249 /quiet /norestart
wusa /uninstall /kb:3080149 /quiet /norestart

Once uninstalled, the Windows Update mechanism that Microsoft don’t like to talk about, offers you a way to “hide” them (here’s aHow To guide) so that your operating system doesn’t try to reinstall them.

Europe in Free Fall – The 28 member EU makes no economic sense

The omens have been clear for a long time (for those who have ears to hear and eyes to see. The ideologues who have been driving the Federal European Superstate project are blind to their own folly as ideologues always are, and also blind it seems to the unfolding social, economic and political catastrophe that is unfolding and threatens to destroy not only the european Union but its individual member states.

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Europe in Free Fall – The 28 member EU makes no economic sense

One in four Jeremy Corbyn supporters believe world is run by ‘secretive elite’

YouGov analysis of Labour supporters also finds most Mr Corbyn’s backers see America as the ‘greatest single threat to world peace’ in revealing research

And they call us conspiracy theorists …

The analysis went on to reveal that most of Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters believe America is the “greatest single threat to world peace” and one in four think a “secretive elite” controls the globe, according to pollster analysis.

Some 74 per cent of the Labour leadership front-runner’s backers would identify themselves as left-wing – around double the amount of any other candidates, according to YouGov research.

The vast majority of Mr Corbyn’s supporters also overwhelmingly back renationalising energy companies and the railway, decreasing private involvement in the NHS and redistributing wealth.

The findings come after YouGov looked into the views and beliefs of 3,777 people eligible to vote in the Labour leadership election.

It appears to confirm Mr Corbyn’s supporters are significantly to the Left of the other three candidates – but also hold views that are at odds with the population at large.

This is great news for UKIP of course. Not only does it show that the people branding Kippers ‘swivel eyed loons’ are in fact insane, swivel eyed fanatics themselves, but it also underlines the fasct that UKIP are the only party that stands for independence, personal liberty and traditional values.

And also that as I have always said, Labour are a party for lawyers, academics and self righteous elitists who despise the working class and everything to do with it.

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