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Warning to all Muslims the world over seeking asylum and protection from the manifestations of their faith.
Do not under any circumstances come to Australia, for we are a Nation founded upon Judeo Christian Law and principles and as such Australia is an anathema to any follower of the Paedophile Slave Trader Mohammad's cult of Islam.
There is no ideology more hated and despised in Australia than Islam.You simply would not like it here.
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Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire French author, humanist, rationalist, & satirist (1694 - 1778)
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Those who demand you believe that Islam is a Religion of Peace also demand you believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming.
Aussie News & Views Jan 1 2009
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"But Communism is the god of discontent, and needs no blessing. All it needs is a heart willing to hate, willing to call envy “justice."
Equality then means the violent destruction of all social and cultural distinctions. Freedom means absolute dictatorship over the people."
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Take Hope from the Heart of Man and you make him a Beast of Prey
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“ If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival.
“There may be even a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than live as slaves”
Winston Churchill. Pg.310 “The Hell Makers” John C. Grover ISBN # 0 7316 1918 8
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This matters above everything.
—Confucius
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'a socialist is communist without the courage of conviction to say what he really is'.
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Hontar: We must work in the world, your eminence. The world is thus.
Altamirano: No, Señor Hontar. Thus have we made the world... thus have I made it.
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Voltaire said: “If you want to know who rules over you, just find out who you are not permitted to criticize.”


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When those sworn to destroy you,Communism, Socialism,"Change you can Believe in" via their rabid salivating Mongrel Dog,Islam,take away your humanity, your God given Sanctity of Life, Created in His Image , If you are lucky this prayer is maybe all you have left, If you believe in God and his Son,Jesus Christ, then you are, despite the evils that may befall you are better off than most.

Lord, I come before You with a heavy heart. I feel so much and yet sometimes I feel nothing at all. I don't know where to turn, who to talk to, or how to deal with the things going on in my life. You see everything, Lord. You know everything, Lord. Yet when I seek you it is so hard to feel You here with me. Lord, help me through this. I don't see any other way to get out of this. There is no light at the end of my tunnel, yet everyone says You can show it to me. Lord, help me find that light. Let it be Your light. Give me someone to help. Let me feel You with me. Lord, let me see what You provide and see an alternative to taking my life. Let me feel Your blessings and comfort. Amen.
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"The chief weapon in the quiver of all Islamist expansionist movements, is the absolute necessity to keep victims largely unaware of the actual theology plotting their demise. To complete this deception, a large body of ‘moderates’ continue to spew such ridiculous claims as “Islam means Peace” thereby keeping non-Muslims from actually reading the Qur’an, the Sira, the Hadith, or actually looking into the past 1400 years of history. Islamists also deny or dismiss the concept of ‘abrogation’, which is the universal intra-Islamic method of replacing slightly more tolerable aspects of the religion in favor of more violent demands for Muslims to slay and subdue infidels"

Anthropogenic Global Warming SCAM

Monday, August 24, 2009

Rifqa Bary and her right to LIVE as a Christian in America.

 

24 8 09 AShrugs The brilliant Pamela Geller of Atlas Shrugs has again led the way in bringing to the attention of not only the American people but indeed the world,the plight of yet another Muslim female,Rifqa Bary,facing the wrath of Islam, aka.”The Religion of Peace” for rejecting the Islamic manifesto and in Rifqa Bary’s case converting to Christianity.

How long before such demonstrations of the “love” of Islam are made public in Australia is anyone’s guess, there have however been around half a dozen instances of Muslim girls abused and shipped back to the country their parents ran away from as punishment for not conforming with the Islamic code of female submission and repression.There was a very public instance of the systematic torture and slaughter by a Muslim Mother and Father of their daughter in the northern Sydney suburb of Chatswood some years ago.

The danger certainly exists in Sydney for those who are born into the Islamic system and decide to renounce it, so much so that there has been a volunteer organization for some time now that will protect and when necessary hide those who seek their help.

I urge all Australians to educate themselves by checking out the links below for what is without doubt the most comprehensive coverage of a most sinister manifestation of the Islamic manifesto.

Not a word of protest from the Left’s Wimmin’s, feminist collective co operative,no “social justice” crusaders with their shrieking outrage, you see Islam owns the Left,those pathetic grubs can hardly bite the hand that feeds them,it’s all about unlimited rights for Muslims and NONE for everybody else.

Welcome to Hussein Obama’s America 2009

All accurate and vetted and investigative Rifqa Bary coverage here.
ATLAS EXCLUSIVE: Was Rifqa Bary's Father Planning on Fleeing the Country with his threatened daughter?
RIFQTORY VICTORY! Rifqa Bary Spared!
Liveblogging Rifqa Bary Hearing: "I've been a Christian for 4 years of my life. I love my parents but I am in fear of my life because of the past abuse. I assure your honor, Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior"
OHIO Law Enforcement COVER-UP on Rifqa Bary's Abuse
We've Got Mail! Governor Crist on Rifqa Bary
Unindicted Co-Conspirator CAIR's Strategy To Attack Rifqa Bary
HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER ADAM HASNER: "Rifqa Bary’s life must be safeguarded
"RIFQA'S DAY IN COURT
ATLAS EXCLUSIVE: A Plea from Wafa Sultan for Rifqa Bary
EXCLUSIVE Nonie Darwish: Saving Rifqa; Apostates Demand Protection
The Media Puts Rifqa and those trying to help her on trial: Orlando Sentinel Shills for Islamic Misogynists and Rifqa Bary's Promised Honor Killers, Continues to Prints their lies
Note to Rifqa Bary Authorities: A Muslim teenager made a dramatic plea to be saved from her abusive parents a few months before she died in an "honour killing"
Rifqa Bary Before her Escape: Beatings, Brutality, Subjugation
Pamela Geller, Newsmax: Rifqa Bary, Dad Claims Brainwashing As Muslim Girl Fears He’ll Kill Her UPDATE: RIFQA BARY ACTION ALERT!
Atlas Has the Evidence Against the Islamic Lies and Smears, the Treachery against Rifqa Bary: "Brainwashed by a cult," "Kidnapped by a Cult"
The Case for Rifqa Bary
"We love her, we want her back, she is free to practice her [Christian] religion, whatever she believes in, that's OK," said her father, devout Muslim Mohamed Bary
Islamic Apologists, Media Hacks and Clueless Cops Come to the Aid of Islamic Misogyny: Rifqa Bary's Life in Jeopardy
Rifqa Bary, "My life is at stake"
Clueless Cops Doubt Rifqa Bary's Story: Aiding an Honor Killing
Rifqa Bary: "I want to be free"
PLEASE HELP SAVE THIS TEENAGE GIRL: "They have to kill me. My blood is now halal which means because I am now a Christian, I am from a Muslim background, it is an honor. If they [my family] love god more than me, they have to kill me"
She got away!
Fathima Rifqa Bary: I hope she got away.

*** Copyright © 2005-2009 Pamela Geller | All Rights Reserved ***

More on the “Honour” of Islam and how it is defended and protected by it’s brave “Son’s of Allah”

24 8 09 Stabbed wife

“On New Year's Eve 2008 he stabbed his 18-year-old wife Mujde 46 times and beat her with a billiard cue.

And because she was 'already so disfigured from the stabbing and beating that she would hate me for the rest of her life,' he got into his car and ran over her body several times.

“….because the defendant stabbed his wife in both eyeballs while she was still alive.

He stabbed her so hard in the head with a fruit knife that the blade broke off in her skull.”

Full story of this inhumane Godless savage and member of the “Religion of Peace” “one of the worlds great Religions” HERE

Islamic mercy: Hey great news these Malaysian Muslim thugs are not going to beat the crap out of this woman until after their HOLY month of Ramadan has finished.

 

Caning delayed for beer-drinking model

AAP August 24, 2009, 5:14 pm

Officials say the caning of a Muslim model who was apprehended for drinking beer has been postponed until after the Islamic fasting month.

24 8 09 muslim model

Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno originally had been scheduled to enter a women's prison on Monday before being lashed six times with a rattan cane some time this week.

However, Mohamad Sahfri Abdul Aziz, a legislator in charge of religious affairs, says the caning will be carried out after the current Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. It began on Saturday and will end in mid-September.

He says the decision was made at the last minute for compassionate reasons on the advice of the Attorney General's office.

Gang Rape of 15 year old,Pillage and Plunder,in Sydney’s Occupied Territories

 

Evil rapist brothers locked up

By Rhys Haynes
The Daily Telegraph
August 20, 2009

THEY were brothers who teamed up for a terrifying week-long rampage of rape and robbery.

But when Abraham Hzaife, 39, was sentenced to 15 years in jail yesterday and Ahmed Hzaife, 22, got 14 years, they showed vastly different emotions.

The brothers pleaded guilty to charges related to robberies and attacks on massage parlours and brothels in Sydney's west in 2007.

Both had also been found guilty of a single count of aggravated sexual assault, having both denied the charge.

A number of victims applauded and yelled "justice has been served" as the brothers stood to leave Parramatta District Court to the sounds of their weeping mother.

Abraham Hzaife, of Woodpark, yelled "go f . . . yourselves" across the court and angrily shouted at a security guard as he tried to speak to his sister.
\In contrast, Ahmed Hzaife, of Merrylands, sat slumped with his head in his hands, wiping away tears.

The court heard the pair had embarked on a week-long crime spree from November 28 to December 5, including a violent robbery on a premises in Seven Hills.

The brothers robbed Ron Adams and his housemate - an erotic masseuse referred to as DW in court to protect her identity - at knife point at their Seven Hills house on November 29.

Each man then raped DW, taking turns to force her to perform sexual acts as they sat on a lounge chair.

Outside court Mr Adams said the sentence was "unsatisfying", but he was pleased to look both men in the eye before they were taken back to jail.

"In the end, what compensation do I get for what they did to me?" he said.

Another victim, who did not want to be named, said justice had been served.

"Two violent criminals are now where they ought to be," he said.

"Anyone who has been a victim of a similar crime should come forward."

Abraham Hzaife had been taking a mixture of ice, cannabis and alcohol during the crime spree.

He was sentenced to 11 years non-parole ending April 28, 2019, with a further four-year parole ending on April 28, 2023.

The pair also robbed victims of cash, mobile phones and a clock radio.

Rape victim's nine-hour ordeal

By Lisa Davies
The Daily Telegraph
August 20, 2009

HE PLAYED the part of a knight in shining armour, offering a 15-year-old girl safety when she could not protect herself.

But that same man turned attacker, leading two of his friends in a horrifying gang rape.

Her three-year fight for justice ended yesterday as a jury found three Zambian nationals guilty of aggravated sexual assault without consent for the attack in August 2006.

The main attacker, Likumbo Makasa, was also found guilty of charges of having sex with a child under 16.

20 8 09 Rape victim's nine-hour ordeal

The chequered history of the matter can now be revealed - there have been two aborted District Court trials and this one, meant to take a month, has lasted well over three months.

Makasa, Tyrone Chishimba and Mumbi Peter Mulenga had pleaded not guilty and faced a trial on a total of 30 charges between them arising out of the incident in Hurstville.

The court heard that the girl, who cannot be identified, had been drinking alcohol with friends when she was met by two of the accused - Makasa and Chishimba - who bought the group bourbon and cask wine.

The teenager passed out drunk in a 7-Eleven store and Makasa offered to take her back to his unit so she would not be picked up by the police.

After they arrived at the unit, police said, Makasa, a married nurse who has been a permanent resident for three years, showed her a hand gun.

The girl told police she was intoxicated and vomited once.

She passed out again and later told the trio that she was still drunk and wanted to sleep.

The court heard that the girl did indeed fall asleep, only to awake to the horror of a man on top of her having intercourse, to which she had not consented, with the other two watching.

All three were found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in company. Makasa faced additional charges for having sex with the underage victim for another nine hours after the other men left his unit. He was found guilty of three of those.

The trial heard allegations that for two hours after the initial assault, the trio repeatedly raped the girl.

However, the jury did not convict them on those charges.

The trio, two of whom have no prior criminal record, face a minimum of 10 years' jail. Judge Graham Armitage remanded them in custody to face court in October for sentencing.

Multicultural Australia’s Australia Day Killers rampage in the Sunshine State.

24 8 09 Omega Ruston and wife

Omega Ruston & Courtney Kete

The late Omega Ruston

Michael Smith
10 August, 2009

On Australia Day, 7 months ago, Gold Coast construction worker and father of two Omega Ruston was shot and killed.You might have seen this reported on by Paula Doneman in The Sunday Mail over the weekend.

Omega was on the way home from an Australia Day celebration with his family.   He’d been at a park at North Burleigh.He was your typical Aussie bloke, a knockabout fella, enjoying being an Australian on Australia Day.

7 months after he was shot and killed, police have 4 “persons of interest” that they want to speak to.They know who they are.I will try to be as charitable as I can here.Police seem scared to arrest the criminals.

As a result the Crime and Misconduct Commission has been asked to summon the 4 men to appear – not in court, not in a police station, not to be interviewed by police – but to appear before the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

And the reason? As the CMC’s Assistant Commissioner John Callanan has told our Supreme Court in a sworn affidavit “traditional police strategies could not get information from potential witnesses entrenched in the organised crime culture of Middle Eastern and outlaw motorcycle gang crime syndicates.”

I am amazed to be reading this.He goes on to say that in some cases witnesses were “aggressively and even violently anti-police.”

What?   We have 4 people who are allegedly implicated in the shooting death of a lovely bloke, one of our own, a father of two – shot dead in cold blood on Australia day and the police are reluctant to pick up the crooks?

Here’s what we know.The CMC has summoned 4 men to appear before the CMC to give evidence about what happened on Australia Day.The 4 “persons of interest” have politely declined to attend. The 4 have mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court.It’s like a legal challenge against being arrested and interviewed.

So now documents have been submitted to the Supreme Court.You or I can go to the court and read them.They are very, very scary reading.

CMC Assistant Commissioner John Callanan has filed an affidavit stating what allegedly happened to Omega Ruston.

According to the material before the Supreme Court, Omega Ruston was driving home with two mates along the Gold Coast Highway when his ute was cut off at Miami by 3 men in a red sedan.

Keep in mind this is a sworn affidavit from Commissioner Callanan.

“The occupants of each vehicle have them become involved in a verbal exchange while seated in their respective moving vehicles.Expletive hand gestures have been exchanged.”

The cars kept travelling south.Mr Ruston pulled over at Burleigh Heads and the other car pulled up about 15 metres behind him

Mr Ruston got out of his car and stood by the driver’s door.One of Omega’s passengers also got out and walked back towards the other car.

Now according to this affidavit from the CMC’s Assistant Commissioner, Omega’s passenger allegedly saw “a Lebanese man” who was sitting in the back seat of the red sedan. He was allegedly holding a black handgun, “possibly a semi or automatic firearm.”

He described the man as in his mid-20s, short black hair, olive complexion and muscular build.He was wearing a tight, white T-shirt.

The man from Mr Ruston’s vehicle also said he saw “Lebanese” males in the front passenger and driver seats.

The red car then pulled out and drove up beside Mr Ruston.At this stage the second passenger in Mr Ruston’s ute describes what he saw.

He says he saw the Lebanese man in the back of the sedan allegedly point a black handgun through the rear passenger window.

“The male person rested his wrists on the window and fired two consecutive shots at the deceased.” That’s a quote from the court document.

We know that Mr Ruston died from a gunshot wound to the stomach.2 little children have no dad.

The police have identified 4 persons of interest.Such is the culture of our community that the police have referred this matter to the CMC.

Not surprisingly, the 4 “persons of interest” have declined the CMC’s summons to appear to give evidence before the CMC.They have applied for a Supreme Court review of the CMC’s summonses for them to appear before the CMC.

It’s in the court documents before the Supreme Court that we get a sense of where our community is headed.

Why the police do not simply knock down a few doors and make arrests is beyond me.

The Queensland Police Service referred the case to the CMC for the CMC to investigate, using its coercive powers.

The CMC believes this is the right thing to do because potential witnesses are “entrenched in the organised crime culture of Middle Eastern and outlaw motorcycle gang crime syndicates.”

The CMC says some are “aggressively and even violently anti-police.”

The persons of interest have applied to the Supreme Court for the CMC to have over confidential information Queensland and NSW police have on the murder.

Who is running this country? What the hell have we become when police appear to be afraid to confront criminals?  Why the delay in justice for the family of Omega Ruston?  Is the CMC an alternative police force?  Can criminals avoid arrest by going to the court and politely refusing requests to be interviewed?

There are many questions to be answered on this matter.Omega Ruston, knockabout Aussie father of two, shot dead on Australia Day.His memory deserves much, much better.

Murders terrify coast residents

Deadly streets: Violence on rise at Burleigh Heads
Burleigh Heads: Police upgrade a long way off

Many thanks to ANV reader Heather for the above story and other info pertaining to it.

Those with information are urged to contact the Burleigh Heads Police Station on (07) 5586 0444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Cap and Trade,Global Carbon Pollution,International Socialism’s Tax on the Western Middle class

 

Energy Tax
Posted by: Michael Smith
17 August, 2009 1:21 PM

Last week we spoke about Australia’s contribution to what Mr Rudd calls global carbon pollution.

Keep in mind that 97% of the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere gets there through Mother Nature.

And that carbon dioxide makes up just 380 parts per million of the atmosphere.

So as we said last week, Australia’s contribution to the so-called problem is miniscule.

If you think of 100% of the atmosphere as 1 kilometre, then Australia’s contribution to the so-called problem of carbon pollution is less than 1 millimetre, about the size of a human hair.

One hair per Gateway Bridge of atmosphere to clean up.

But Mr Rudd’s new tax won’t get rid of the hair.

The incredible thing is that this entire new tax system is not designed to blow the hair away.  All the pain, all the angst, all the price rises – are designed to reduce the size of the hair by 5%!

And now we’re starting to see how much the new tax will cost. A tax on our people that India, China and other nations won’t impose on their people.

Taxing everything is not a by-product of the scheme. It is the central purpose of the scheme.

When the GST was brought in, the level was set at 10%. That was set in concrete.   But the new emissions tax is designed to increase every year.It’s potentially infinite in its cost to you.

Australia’s grocery companies have warned today of price rises for food – in the first year – of 7%. View Link here

Electricity prices will jump by 20% in the first year – with much, much more to come. 

And it’s probably no surprise that large sections of the business community support the scheme.   Why?   Money.   As Glen Milne reports in The Australia this morning by way of one example, KPMG is charging companies $250,000 to audit individual facilities – that is every location – to determine their carbon output.Imagine the money in that.

This scheme will change Australia forever – yet the tax side of the scheme has hardly been debated at all.All we see on the news is pictures of smoke stacks.

Barnaby Joyce is the only political voice warning about the headlong rush we’re on.From a cost perspective, I can see nothing good for the broader community in this new tax at all.

Food prices to surge under emissions trading scheme

Blair Speedy and Glenn Milne 
August 17, 2009
The Australian

SHOPPERS face a jump in grocery prices of up to 7 per cent under Labor's scheme to reduce carbon emissions, prompting calls for the Rudd government to come up with a compensation package to help low- and middle-income families.

Big retailers have warned the government that the proposed emissions trading scheme would add between 4 and 7 per cent to shopping bills in what would be a de facto tax on food.

Although the government has revealed plans to compensate households for increased energy prices when the ETS is expected to be introduced in 2011, it has yet to announce how it will cover the rise in grocery prices.

Reserve Bank assistant governor Philip Lowe last week told the House of Representatives economics committee that the ETS would add 0.4 percentage points to the Consumer Price Index measure of inflation in its first year of operation.

However, the Food and Grocery Council believes the increase in grocery prices would be much higher, about 5 per cent.

As food and grocery shopping is estimated to take up to 20 per cent of the weekly household budget, the council's chief executive, Kate Carnell, says the price rise will amount to a GST on food - the area the Howard government exempted from the tax after a prolonged campaign by Labor and the Australian Democrats.

Large retailers are understood to have also done modelling showing similar results, including a rise in food prices of as much as 7 per cent should Australia adopt the 25 per cent target on emissions reductions by 2020.

Large retailers, while privately concerned, are believed to be hesitant to voice their objections to the ETS for fear of tarnishing their reputation among environmentally conscious consumers.

Australian Retailers Association executive director Russell Zimmerman said the ETS would lead to a sharp increase in grocery shelf prices as costs increased at every stage of the production and distribution process.

"It's going to be a high cost to the consumer - the food manufacturer gets an ETS charge, then there's delivery, and the retailers use refrigeration and lighting, and the cost of that is all going to be handed on," Mr Zimmerman said. "Retail is a very competitive business. There's not a lot of margin in grocery retailing, so these costs can't be absorbed."

The ARA has set out its concerns in a submission to the government's green paper on carbon reduction but Mr Zimmerman said he had little hope the government would shield consumers from higher costs.

"The government has said it will cost consumers $1 a day, but that fails to accurately calculate the retail price impact on consumers, and there's no real handle on what it's going to cost consumers in the end," he said.

Retailers' anxiety is matched in the US, amid growing fears about the impact of carbon trading plans. US agriculture companies including grain giant Cargill, meat processor Tyson Foods and food-maker General Mills, have expressed concern they will bear an unfair proportion of the costs resulting from carbon-reduction legislation and warned this would lead to higher food prices.

Nationals senator Barnaby Joyce has warned that the ETS, once in place, would raise the retail price of a leg of lamb to almost $100.

The revelations on food prices come as a split emerges in the business community over the ETS. The peak group, the Business Council of Australia, is divided over its position on the plan to reduce carbon emissions.

The BCA is torn, with finance sector elements backing the ETS and the mining industry vehemently opposed. The split has led to the circulation of an anti-ETS paper from within the BCA that concludes 67 of its 109 members will not have a carbon permit liability under the government's proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.

The overwhelming majority of the 67 are in the finance, legal or legal services sector, which the analysis says are expected to make huge profits out of the ETS.

The paper's author, who does not wish to be named, concludes: "While the BCA is held up as the voice of industry on the carbon scheme, the vast bulk of its members have no skin in the game. That is, they won't have to buy permits. In fact, the bankers and finance consultants like KPMG stand to make a fortune out of it."

The paper's author also names at least 12 senior Labor figures - seven of them frontbenchers, including three cabinet ministers - who they say have expressed doubts about the government's ETS privately to either BCA member companies or their industry group representatives.

Emissions trading is a tax, no matter the name

Terry McCrann 
The Australian
August 08, 2009

THE first and most important thing to note about Kevin Rudd's emissions trading scheme is that it is a tax.

It's not called a tax, but if it waddles like one, quacks like one, and most pointedly raises money like one, it's a tax. And not just any old tax -- it's a huge and continually growing tax.

It starts out in 2012-13 raising about a quarter as much as the GST. The budget in May put a number on it for the first time. Almost $12 billion in its first full year, 2012-13.

It is the equivalent of increasing the GST from 10 per cent to 12.5 per cent in that year. And in its impact on people it won't be all that different from doing exactly that.

In year one, that is, which if we actually get the ETS should be retitled Year Zero, because it will be the beginning of the end of Australia as we know it.

Crucially and very ominously, there is no, if you'll pardon the pun, cap on this insidious version of a GST. The effective rate could double or triple, the amount of money raised could skyrocket. Indeed, it is intended to do exactly that, with no referral back to parliament for endorsement.

Imagine the uproar if the government had proposed raising the GST to 12.5 per cent. That's 12.5 per cent, in year one, with it able to go to 15-20 per cent or higher, as events, not parliament, then took it. The uproar would have been loudest from the Labor Party.

Hey, but it's not a tax, it's a scheme. Indeed, the ETS was specifically chosen in rejection of a carbon tax. That's a tax.

Oh, for the benefit of hindsight. If only John Howard and Peter Costello had called it their GSTS, they would not have heard a peep out of media or opposition. It's not a tax, it's the Goods and Services Trading Scheme.

Simple. Instead of adding a tax of 10 per cent to the price of (almost) everything, you bought permits to allow you to sell goods and services, for what just happened to equal 10 per cent of the price you wanted to charge.

They and their GSTS would have had a charmed run -- I don't think.

On one level the ETS title is of a piece with the fundamental dishonesty of the government's overall so-called carbon pollution reduction scheme.

It has nothing to do with carbon as carbon, far less pollution, but with emissions of pure carbon dioxide -- without which there would be no life on earth.

It's not quite as dishonest, as it is after all about trading permits to emit -- although humans won't require such a permit to breathe out. At least, to be fair, not initially.

The ETS -- the Americans are calling their proposed version cap and trade -- sets an overall target each year for (non-human) CO2 emissions, and the government sells the permits to emit.

The tax is a tax is a tax. You can buy and sell the permits -- the very secondary trading in cap and trade. The alternative carbon tax would simply have applied a direct tax on emitting carbon dioxide -- I doubt you can emit carbon.

Once you get through all the fiddling at the start, the result is exactly the same: it becomes increasingly expensive to emit carbon dioxide.

The permits do it through the market, as they gradually reduce in line with the emission reduction target. It's like the old game of musical chairs -- each year the government snatches away some of the permits. The direct tax would have become increasingly punitive.

Each has its own big loophole in terms of end-CO2 reductions.

Under the ETS, emitters could buy permits from overseas, while under the direct tax, if consumers were prepared to pay the price you could just keep emitting. But nothing, so to speak, can save Australians from an increasingly punitive tax. Whether it's called a carbon tax or just a scheme.

Now the government has committed to handing back all the money raised -- the budget described it as using "every cent it receives from the sale of Australian emission units to help households and businesses adjust and move Australia to a low-pollution economy".

Now how come the government establishing what is in effect a gigantic slush fund -- indeed, the mother of all slush funds -- doesn't make me cry, "Well that's all right then"?

Who couldn't be happy with the government taking $12 billion every year in a new tax on the explicit promise to hand it back. Oh, I'm sorry, not back, but to those it thinks need it, or where it will do the most good.

Especially when it delivers the promise with almost childishly silly language. Every cent?

Reducing emissions of (non-breathing) CO2 is only one part of the CPRS. By making carbon-based energy more expensive and gradually strangling the amount that can be produced, we will be market-directed into non-carbon or low-carbon energy sources.

These other forms of energy are not even remotely competitive with coal-fired power generation. We make them "competitive" by forcing up the price of coal-fired power, but we also help them even further by directly subsidising them.

And just to make sure, we will force consumers to buy their high-priced power by mandating that power companies source 20 per cent of their power from "alternative sources" by 2020 -- mandating either at state level or nationally, and in fact both.

Where will this power come from? We can play around, in somewhat different ways, with gas and solar, but in the main there is only one answer: wind.

Except there's one problem with wind -- it's useless.

In a brief but utterly devastating analysis, Andrew Miskelly and Tom Quirk tracked the power output of all the now quite substantial wind farms in South Australia, Victoria, NSW and Tasmania for every minute of June. The simply devastating conclusion: when the wind don't blow, it don't blow everywhere at the same time.

This utterly shreds the claim that if you build enough wind farms nationally the wind will be blowing somewhere. You have to keep fully equivalent coal power up and running, not just when the wind is not blowing, but all the time. So, we have a government that is proposing a massive new tax. It then proposes to waste most, if not all, of the money from it. Either by compensating people for higher costs, or by pouring it into "alternative" energy production that can't work.

All this, of course, is to absolutely no purpose. Even cutting our CO2 emissions to zero would make zero difference to global emissions.

Anyone who votes for the ETS next week -- or indeed any week -- is betraying both common sense and their basic duty to the national interest and every Australian.

Hussein Obama's Agenda 21 or how we are all going to live in peace with each other and the environment
The “Science” of the UN’s Comrade Kevin Rudd

Muslim Woman to be Caned in Malayasia

Beer drinking woman to be caned in Malaysia

Australian Associated Press

A Muslim part-time model will be caned next week, becoming the first woman in Malaysia to be given the punishment under Islamic law, after she pleaded guilty to drinking beer, a prosecutor says.

                            Mother of two Kartika Sari Dewi ShukarnoMalaysia_beer_ca_185581gm-a

An Islamic court in July ordered that Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, 32, be lashed six times with a rattan cane after she was caught drinking alcohol in a raid on a hotel night club in eastern Pahang state last year.

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A Woman seen here receiving the cane in Hussein Obama’s “Moderate” Indonesia

Prosecutor Saiful Idham Sahimi said on Wednesday Kartika would be the first woman to be caned under Islamic law after she chose not to appeal the sentence.

"This is the first case in Malaysia. ... It is a good punishment because under Islamic law a person who drinks commits a serious offence," he said.

On Tuesday, the court set a one-week period starting next Monday for the sentence to be carried out in a woman's prison, Saiful said. It is up to prison authorities to decide when to cane her during that period.

He said Kartika will remain in prison during that time and will be released "as soon as possible" after the caning is carried out.

Saiful said the rattan cane to be used on Kartika would be lighter than the one used on men, and its purpose was to "educate" rather than punish.

Muslims, who make up about two-thirds of Malaysia's 28 million people, are governed by Islamic courts in all civilian and Islamic matters. Most alcohol offenders are fined, but the law also provides for a three-year prison term and caning.

Non-Muslims are governed by civil courts, which also impose caning for offences such as rape and corruption. Women, children and men above 50 are exempt under civil law. Caning,
administered on the buttocks, breaks the skin and leaves permanent scars.

Kartika said earlier that she wanted authorities to cane her soon so that she can resume her life with her husband and children. Some politicians and women's rights activists have criticised the penalty as too harsh.

A woman and a man, both Muslims, were also arrested during a series of raids in Cherating, a beach town in Pahang state, on the night when Kartika was detained. Both were also sentenced to caning, but they have appealled.

Malaysian clubs and lounges typically serve alcohol and are not legally required to check if customers are Muslims before serving them.

 

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Islamic mercy: Hey great news these Malaysian Muslim thugs are not going to beat the crap out of this woman until after their HOLY month of Ramadan has finished.

Australia’s Medi DONT Care,why does the US MSM want you to believe that ObamaCare will.

 Hello, possum - but in a hospital unit?

Kate Benson Medical Reporter
SMH
August 24, 2009

THIS photograph was taken in the intensive care unit at the ailing Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital. Staff found the brush-tailed possum sitting among open boxes of face masks, gloves and surgical sponges, its faeces scattered across the counter.

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Hornsby Hospital intensive care unit

It was sent to the Herald only days after one of the state's most senior health bureaucrats denied claims the hospital had a big problem with possums, known to spread deadly golden staph and e.coli infections.

The photo was taken in 2005 but staff say possums have been plaguing the hospital for more than a decade and are removed weekly from wards and offices.

Desperate for help, they sent the picture to the Health Department at the time it was taken but the warning went unheeded. And one senior official used it as a point of laughter to show visitors to his office.

After the possum was found, staff in the intensive care unit locked up medical supplies but say maintenance workers regularly move the animals to boxes in trees within the grounds.

''The one in the intensive care unit is not an isolated case. It's par for the course around here,'' one doctor said.

Possums, which have a lifespan of 15 years, can carry deadly diseases easily transmitted to humans, including Lyme disease, leptospirosis, rickettsia and mycobacteriosis, which can cause abscesses, fistulas, headaches, vomiting and renal failure.

Their faeces can carry the gut parasite cryptosporidium and their urine can cause breathing problems for asthmatics.

Any animal in a hospital was a health risk but some, such as possums, were known to spread superbugs such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, said an infectious diseases expert at Canberra Hospital, Peter Collignon. ''Allowing a wild animal, which scavenges far and wide, to contaminate gloves and surgical equipment is obviously a real problem.''

The chief executive of the Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service, Matthew Daly, last week rejected allegations that the hospital had been neglected but did not deny continuing possum problems.

All reports of possum urine had been addressed, he said. ''Possum nests were in a derelict buildings and were subsequently removed,'' he said.

Up to six possums might live in the roof space of a family home, but more than 25 would probably be found in a hospital, said David Bennett, the owner of a possum removal service in Adelaide.

''You definitely wouldn't want them in a hospital. And unless you get an expert in, there is no way to keep them out. They are highly territorial and will immediately return to where they were.''

A spokeswoman for the area health service said yesterday the present management was not aware of the photo and an inspection of the hospital last week found no evidence of possums in wards or patient areas. ''All such reports are taken seriously and are dealt with at the time,'' she said.

Do you know more about this? kbenson@smh.com.au

The Australian Socialist FREE “Health system” Medi (don't) Care,is,after 30 years of FREE,come one come all hand outs and bloated bureaucracy,just about on its’ knees.

The story above,of the resident intensive care Possum,whilst,if you discount the potential for cross infection,is somewhat funny,however generally there is nothing to laugh about the many other tales of the consequences of the dead hand of International Socialism’s interference in Australian’s lives.

Australians have learnt long ago that Socialized Medicine is run for the benefit of the Socialist Ideology and the carpetbaggers in the Australian Labor Party and their Marxist financiers,the Australian Council of Trade Unions,who support and promote it, it has not and never will be for the benefit of the sick and the poor.

Medi DON’T Care and neither will Obama

Miscarrying mother told 'life's a bitch' by NSW hospital doctor

Baby born in toilet at troubled Royal North Shore hospital

"Basically we were told to wait, there was no staff," he said.

"She was basically screaming down the whole place, she was screaming in agony.

"(We) requested an epidural an hour and half before the water was broken. (We were told) 'guess what guys, the anesthetist is too busy' ... the anesthetist never showed up."

He said his wife got up, screaming saying: 'it feels like a bowling ball coming out of me'.

Trolley block causes chaos at Wollongong Hospital ER

Hospitals failing to refer deaths to coroner

Hospitals blamed for series of deaths

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NSW hospital deaths, injuries revealed

Police to investigate NSW hospital deaths

The death of a 76-year-old woman from the Casino district of northern New South Wales has been referred to the Health Care Complaints Commission.

Details of the case were revealed in Lismore yesterday during a sitting of the special commission of inquiry into NSW public hospitals.

Elizabeth Lane says her mother was not properly fed or cared for by medical staff at the Lismore and Casino hospitals in the fortnight leading up to her death.

"It was a battle for two weeks. The medical staff, wouldn't listen to anything we were saying," she said.

"They looked at us as grieving daughters who could not accept their mother's death.

"I have read some of the other transcripts and there are people that have similar stories, but nothing quite as serious I believe as what happened to mum."

The North Coast Area Health Service is refusing to comment on specific cases, but says it welcomed the hearing and thanked everyone who gave evidence.

The above links are but some of thousands that detail the great Socialist Hoax of Universal Health Care in Australia, there are far worse examples of the contempt this evil has for Australians needing health care.

 

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