1. For those of you lucky enough not to have felt shame for a while, the victims in the video below are said to be escapees from North Korea. Consider that when thinking on the motives of the attackers.
The lady in this video wearing a MAGA hat says “we're from North Korea." Sad to see the disrespect these North Korean defectors were greeted by.
Share this video since the MSM won't.pic.twitter.com/XlU8tLLkjt
— Anthony4America (@Anthony4America) May 5, 2019
2. Australian police arrest a UK tourist for not wearing a mask outside.
Australia’s police are murdering their reputation. pic.twitter.com/Wr9xRu4et9
— Ezra Levant ? (@ezralevant) August 24, 2020
(Several times a week I go by a homeless shelter on the way to or from grocery shopping. The parking lot is always full. Often well over 100 people. Nearly none of them wear masks and they all stand close together and I often see people very close together. There is less than no social distancing, and again, no masks. It has been like this since this nonsense started. So the question is burning: If there was a single word of truth to the nature of the Wuhan Flu, why are any of these people still alive? Even the Church style sign outside the shelter never mentions anything about losses to the virus so far. And that sign is always used to induce guilt prompted donations. So how can you justify 6 cops arresting a guy on a sidewalk by himself for not wearing a surgical mask?
A second point. Quite often Stephen’s paper on leftist strategy talks about controlled opposition and dialectally driven narratives as an attack vector on Western civilization. This is a highly condensed and crystallized idea, but I would like to take a stab at how the issue of medical exemption to an ultra-vires mask law is an example of these.
The government tells you that you must do something unpleasant, illegal in fact (not that long ago you could get arrested for not taking off your sunglasses in a bank. Now you HAVE to wear a mask) and way way beyond the power of government to impose on you. The idea that you have to wear a mask of some kind, effective or not, inside and outside in public spaces. But the same government also gives you an out. You can claim (in Canada at least and I am guessing in Oz. from what the victim says) that you have a medical reason for not wearing a mask and you are not required to say what that reason is. Which makes some sense. Your medical condition is private. So of course people who do not want to wear a mask for any number of reasons, and frankly its not up to us to judge those reasons, decide to take advantage of this government lie. Now suddenly you put yourself inside the government dialectic scam. You are using a government approved lie to avoid a government imposed measure. Notice how the police do not give a damn about the law as written. They arrest him anyway and he will be punished for not wearing a mask, and likely also for lying about his reasons. To lie to the police using the exemption is controlled opposition and places you inside the dialectic scam. If you say you do not accept the government’s right to impose a mask on you, and submit yourself for arrest, would be a more interesting tactic and would take you down a different path. Possibly to a high court or possibly a beating or possibly just being dumped back on the street. but you would be outside the dialectic and not be controlled opposition. I suspect that when the government takes more power than it legally has, and offers you a lie to avoid it, it is controlled opposition, and a dialectically driven path to serfdom. But I will have to check with Stephen to see if this understanding is even in the ballpark.)
(A MUCH more accurate title for the Daily Mail should be, “Kanye West comes out of the closet as a non-leftist and anti-abortion, and is attacked by cancel culture as an Islamophobe at the speed of sound)
Kanye West has been slammed for ‘making a mockery’ of Islam after naming his new £180 trainers after the Islamic angels of judgement and death.
The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Israfil is already being stocked by Adidas, while the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Asriel is expected to be released next month.
Social media users have taken aim at the former artist and sports company, accusing them of making an ‘extremely hurtful insult’ for the naming which they ‘must make amends for’.
The row follows accusations of cultural appropriation against Kim Kardashian last year – which forced her to announce she would change the name of her skin-tight ‘kimono’ suits just six days after they were released.
Kimono’s are a long and loose traditional Japanese robe, which are worn by women
(Kim Kardashian is from an Armenian family and came out as accusing the Turks as guilty of the Armenian Genocide. Another trigger for the Islamic side of the Cancel Culture)
4. Communist insurgents under the false flag of concern for injustice to black Americans, set an entire car lot on fire in Kenosha Wisconsin. Once upon a time when words still had meaning, violence and crime with a political purpose was called “terrorism”
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) August 24, 2020
5. Medical theatre layered on musical.
— J_?????? (@Jacky63757408) August 23, 2020
Thank you all who sent in materials today. It might be interesting to have a contest to see what the rest of August and September will bring in terms of regulations and new laws and state powers in various places. For those who wish to, please write your thoughts, speculations and predictions in the Daily Reader’s Links post as to what you think will be to come. Then we can always go back and revisit.