Pubblicato in: Criminalità Organizzata, Senza categoria

Procura di Catania. Ong in combutta con gli scafisti.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-23.

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Un buon numero di Ong sono in combutta con gli organizzatori dei migranti.

Lo ha affermato il procuratore di Catania, Carmelo Zuccaro.

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«Su Ong come Medici senza frontiere e Save the Children davvero c’è poco da dire. Discorso diverso per altre, come la maltese Moas o come le tedesche, che sono la maggior parte»

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«Abbiamo evidenze che tra alcune Ong e i trafficanti di uomini che stanno in Libia ci sono contatti diretti non sappiamo ancora se e come utilizzare processualmente queste informazioni ma siamo abbastanza certi di ciò che diciamo; telefonate che partono dalla Libia verso alcune Ong, fari che illuminano la rotta verso le navi di queste organizzazioni, navi che all’improvviso staccano i trasponder sono fatti accertati»

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«Il problema resta essenzialmente politico e i governi europei, non solo quello italiano, devono intervenire subito»

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«La procura di Catania sa che i trafficanti, alcuni dei quali già identificati, hanno due fonti principali di finanziamento: il contrabbando di petrolio e i migranti …. ora sta cercando di capire se dietro qualcuno dei finanziatori di Ong ci siano gli stessi trafficanti, e segnali in questo senso sono stati raccolti.»

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«perché tra i finanziatori di alcune Ong ci sia il miliardario George Soros»

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«Tutte le nove Ong sono, comunque, sotto la lente della procura etnea: «Per quelle sospette dobbiamo capire cosa fanno, per quelle buone occorre invece chiedersi se è giusto e normale che i governi europei lascino loro il compito di decidere come e dove intervenire nel Mediterraneo».»

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Soros George. Uno stato negli stati. Ecco i suoi principali voivodati.

Che il problema dei migranti fosse politico era cosa ben chiara e nota.

Esattamente come che molti governi dell’Unione Europea, e non solo dell’Unione, fossero i mandanti dell’ondata migratoria.

Taluni direttamente, altri tramite le così dette Ong.

Ma ci si ricordi come le Ong siano un’arma messa a punto da Mr Soros, a nome e per conto dei liberals democratici americani e dei socialisti ideologizzati europei.

Siamo chiari: non esistono Ong “buone” o filantropiche. Sono nei fatti organizzazioni criminali, come peraltro i governi loro finanziatori e mandanti.


Rai News. 2017-04-23. Migranti. Procura Catania: ci sono prove di contatti tra ong e scafisti, intervengano i governi.

“Su Ong come Medici senza frontiere e Save the Children davvero c’è poco da dire. Discorso diverso per altre, come la maltese Moas o come le tedesche, che sono la maggior parte”, spiega il procuratore di Catania, Carmelo Zuccaro, in una intervista alla Stampa.

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“Abbiamo evidenze che tra alcune Ong e i trafficanti di uomini che stanno in Libia ci sono contatti diretti non sappiamo ancora se e come utilizzare processualmente queste informazioni ma siamo abbastanza certi di ciò che diciamo; telefonate che partono dalla Libia verso alcune Ong, fari che illuminano la rotta verso le navi di queste organizzazioni, navi che all’improvviso staccano i trasponder sono fatti accertati”. Lo ha detto il procuratore di Catania Carmelo Zuccaro, intervistato dalla Stampa, parlando dei presunti legami che organizzazioni che operano nel soccorso in mare dei migranti e gruppi di scafisti libici. “Su Ong come Medici senza frontiere e Save the Children davvero c’è poco da dire. Discorso diverso per altre, come la maltese Moas o come le tedesche, che sono la maggior parte”, ha spiegato Zuccaro. “L’inchiesta richiede tempi che l’Europa non si può permettere e d’altronde la risposta giudiziaria non è sufficiente, nonostante la notevole collaborazione che riceviamo da tutti – ha avvertito il magistrato -. Il problema resta essenzialmente politico e i governi europei, non solo quello italiano, devono intervenire subito”. “Per me – conclude Zuccaro -, quei 250mila in arrivo quest’anno sono una stima per difetto”.


La Stampa. 2017-04-23. “Abbiamo le prove dei contatti tra scafisti e alcuni soccorritori”

Il procuratore di Catania: “Ci sono telefonate con chi organizza gli sbarchi e gruppi finanziati da personaggi discutibili. Ma deve intervenire la politica”.

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Nel mare agitato dei disperati che attraversano il Canale di Sicilia, non tutte le ong che recuperano migranti sono uguali: «Ci sono quelle buone e quelle cattive», dice il procuratore della Repubblica di Catania, Carmelo Zuccaro. La sua è la procura più esposta nell’affaire migranti, per necessità prima ancora che per scelta. Altre, come Palermo, Cagliari e ora pure Reggio Calabria, stanno indagando su naufragi, salvataggi, sbarchi e ruolo delle Ong. Ma Catania lo fa da più tempo, dal tragico affondamento di un barcone davanti Lampedusa il 3 ottobre 2013 con 368 morti. Inoltre ha competenza su quella parte di Sicilia, la zona orientale, dove affacciano i porti di Pozzallo, Augusta, Catania e Messina che da soli assorbono il maggior numero di arrivi di migranti; qui dove questa enorme massa di persone «sta creando problemi di ordine pubblico e crisi di carattere criminale – spiega Zuccaro – che potrebbero influire sul tessuto sociale delle popolazioni. Catania a proposito dei reati di tratta, e di tratta minorile in particolare, ha più procedimenti di Roma, anzi ha il dato più alto in Italia; e poi ci sono i problemi del caporalato, quelli della gestione del denaro per l’accoglienza e l’ospitalità, che lasciano intravvedere fatti gravi».  

E dunque, siccome l’anno scorso di migranti ne sono arrivati 181 mila, e quest’anno si prevede che saranno almeno 250 mila, il fenomeno va osservato sotto tutti i punti di vista e quello giudiziario ha un peso enorme. Come un peso enorme, da poco più di un anno, hanno le Ong – le organizzazioni non governative – che stanno con le loro navi, qualcuna anche con droni e aerei, a pattugliare il tratto di Mediterraneo davanti alla Libia. Perché sono lì, come si finanziano, hanno contatti diretti con i trafficanti? A queste domande sta cercando di dare risposte il pool di cinque pm catanesi, alcuni della Dda altri della «ordinaria», che con Squadra mobile e Guardia di finanza indagano ormai da tempo: «Su Ong come Medici senza frontiere e Save the Children davvero c’è poco da dire – dice Zuccaro – discorso diverso per altre, come la maltese Moas o come le tedesche, che sono la maggior parte» (cinque delle nove Ong schierate in mare, c’è poi la spagnola Proactiva Open Arms). Le buone e le cattive, dunque: «Abbiamo evidenze che tra alcune Ong e i trafficanti di uomini che stanno in Libia ci sono contatti diretti – dice Zuccaro – non sappiamo ancora se e come utilizzare processualmente queste informazioni ma siamo abbastanza certi di ciò che diciamo; telefonate che partono dalla Libia verso alcune Ong, fari che illuminano la rotta verso le navi di queste organizzazioni, navi che all’improvviso staccano i trasponder sono fatti accertati».  

Come abbia queste informazioni, il procuratore non lo dice; ma che l’agenzia dell’Ue Frontex nel suo rapporto «Risk analysis 2017» abbia definito «taxi» alcune Ong e che i servizi segreti italiani in Libia abbiano notizie dettagliate e di prima mano non è un mistero. Ed è probabilmente per questo che Zuccaro parla di prove che non è possibile utilizzare in un processo. Tutte le nove Ong sono, comunque, sotto la lente della procura etnea: «Per quelle sospette dobbiamo capire cosa fanno, per quelle buone occorre invece chiedersi se è giusto e normale che i governi europei lascino loro il compito di decidere come e dove intervenire nel Mediterraneo».  

La procura di Catania sa che i trafficanti, alcuni dei quali già identificati, hanno due fonti principali di finanziamento: il contrabbando di petrolio e i migranti. Sa pure che negli ultimi tempi i gommoni – di scarsa qualità e in grado di galleggiare solo per poco, giusto il tempo di un salvataggio dentro le venti miglia – partono quasi tutti da Zuara, in Tripolitania, zona non controllata dal governo Serraj; ora sta cercando di capire se dietro qualcuno dei finanziatori di Ong ci siano gli stessi trafficanti, e segnali in questo senso sono stati raccolti.  

D’altronde, di cose che meritano di essere chiarite ce ne sono: ci si chiede, ad esempio, che ci fa uno come Robert Pelton, che produce coltelli da guerra, o l’ex ufficiale maltese Ian Ruggier, noto per non essere mai stato tenero con i migranti sbarcati sulla sua isola, tra le persone vicine ai ricchi coniugi maltesi Cristopher e Regina Catambrone che nel 2014 si sono «inventati» l’Ong Moas; o perché tra i finanziatori di alcune Ong ci sia il miliardario George Soros. «L’inchiesta richiede tempi che l’Europa non si può permettere – avverte il procuratore Zuccaro – e d’altronde la risposta giudiziaria non è sufficiente, nonostante la notevole collaborazione che riceviamo da tutti. Il problema resta essenzialmente politico e i governi europei, non solo quello italiano, devono intervenire subito; l’ho detto il mese scorso al comitato Schengen del Senato, l’altro giorno alla Commissione libertà civili del Parlamento europeo venuta in Sicilia, e lo ripeterò la prossima settimana alla Commissione difesa del Senato. Per me, quei 250 mila in arrivo quest’anno sono una stima per difetto». 

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Lettera aperta di Emmanuel Macron.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-22.

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Giudichino i Lettori: alcuni saranno di accordo, altri non condivideranno.


Tetu. 2017-04-22. Emmanuel Macron détaille ses propositions “contre la haine envers les LGBTI”

Éduquer, sanctionner, légiférer. Dans une lettre ouverte, Emmanuel Macron détaille son programme sur les droits des personnes LGBT.

En février dernier, Emmanuel Macron était le seul candidat à la présidentielle à n’avoir pas divulgué son programme sur les questions LGBT. Il avait accepté de le faire dans les colonnes du retour de TÊTU en kiosques, publié après ses déclarations compatissantes sur la Manif pour tous. Le 16 avril dernier, à la veille de son grand meeting parisien, Emmanuel Macron a publié sur le site de son mouvement En Marche ! une lettre ouverte à l’attention des personnes LGBTI. Le candidat à l’élection présidentielle y détaille ses propositions pour que « toutes les citoyennes et tous les citoyens [déploient] leur liberté et [vivent] la vie qu’ils souhaitent ».

Partant du constat que les personnes LGBTI sont encore trop souvent victimes « de discriminations, d’agressions et de violences » – augmentant sensiblement les risques de souffrance voire de détresse psychologique -, Emmanuel Macron se veut »intraitable contre la haine envers les LGBTI ». Cela en passe par trois axes.

Éduquer

Tout d’abord, à travers l’éducation, en formant les « enfants au respect mutuel et à l’égalité » ainsi qu’en sensibilisant la communauté éducative aux discriminations, lesquelles causes des souffrances « d’autant plus profondes qu’elles sont éprouvées dans son jeune âge ». Cette sensibilisation devra également se faire auprès « des agents de la fonction publique, notamment au sein de la police » afin que les victimes se sentent écoutées et comprises.

Sanctionner

Ensuite, Emmanuel Macron compte sur la Justice pour enrayer les discriminations et le sentiment d’impunité. Il souhaite accentuer le combat contre le cyber-harcèlement qui frappe de plus en plus de personnes LGBT. Dans la lignée de la formation des policiers aux questions LGBT, le candidat d’En Marche ! souhaite que les victimes de discrimination aient confiance en leurs institutions, notamment en la Justice, laquelle devra indéniablement punir les auteurs. Il souhaite également lutter « en amont » contre les discriminations dans la vie quotidienne (entreprises, accès au logement…) en menant des opérations de « testing » et en sanctionnant les contrevenants à la loi.

Légiférer

Enfin, Emmanuel Macron s’appuiera sur un volet législatif pour faire avancer les droits des personnes LGBT. Ainsi, comme il l’a déjà annoncé, il compte autoriser la PMA pour les couples de femmes et les femmes célibataires mais seulement après avoir reçu l’avis du Comité consultatif national d’éthique, attendu depuis 2013. Cette position le distingue de Benoît Hamon et Jean-Luc Mélenchon qui comptent légaliser la PMA sans condition.

Il envisage également de faciliter la reconnaissance des enfants nés par GPA à l’étranger, et ce en accord avec la jurisprudence de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme (la France a été condamnée pour son refus de retranscrire dans l’état-civil national la filiation d’enfants nés par GPA à l’étranger, ndlr).

Si le candidat à l’élection présidentielle dit vouloir « [lancer] une initiative internationale pour s’attaquer à la GPA très peu payée et subie et lutter contre le trafic d’enfants et de femmes », il ne dit rien sur une éventuelle légalisation de la GPA en France.

Lors de son meeting lundi à Paris lundi 17 avril, Emmanuel Macron a également abordé la question des personnes LGBT, notamment à la lumière de l’actualité. Il a condamné la réouverture de « camps pour homosexuels » en Tchétchénie. Enfin, la salle a acclamé des couples d’hommes et de femmes qui se sont embrassés sur l’écran géant.

Pubblicato in: Criminalità Organizzata, Devoluzione socialismo

Trump, i Repubblicani e l’Accordo di Parigi.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-22.

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L’unica cosa reale e vera del così detto ‘clima‘ è il mare, l’oceano di denaro che le casse pubbliche vi hanno riversato.

Ufficialmente, in nome della pubblica salubrità e qualità di vita, nei fatti per arricchire indebitamente i liberal democratici negli Stati Uniti ed i socialisti ideologici in Europa.

Si ricordi che quello di Parigi era un accordo, non un Trattato. Per parafrasare quanto dicono i detrattori di Mr Trump, se l’accordo lo ha sottoscritto Mr Obama, Mr Trump deve rinnegarlo.

«Conservatives on Tuesday launched an all-out assault on the Paris climate accord, pressuring President Trump to brush aside moderate voices in the White House — including son-in-law Jared Kushner — and keep his campaign promise to pull the U.S. out of the deal»

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«top administration officials were set to meet Tuesday and debate whether to remain a part of the agreement, which was signed in late 2015 and represents one of former President Barack Obama’s biggest international achievements»

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«But that meeting was abruptly canceled amid reports of deep disagreement within the administration over how to proceed»

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«On Tuesday, CEI started a petition drive calling on the president to keep his campaign commitment»

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«President Trump should keep his promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty»

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«The deal, which is not a formal treaty and carries no noncompliance penalties whatsoever, calls on the U.S. to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 26 percent by»

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«China, the world’s largest polluter, has to do nothing until 2030, when it says it will reach peak emissions and then begin reductions»

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Gran bel accordo!

Gli americani si sarebbero dovuti accollare i costi della riduzione delle emissioni, tangenti ai democratici incluse, ed i cinesi avrebbero iniziato a farlo tra tredici anni.

Viene il forte sospetto che Mr Obama fosse al soldo dei cinesi.


The Washington Times. 204-04-19. Conservatives pressure Trump to dismiss moderate voices, scrap Paris climate accord

Conservatives on Tuesday launched an all-out assault on the Paris climate accord, pressuring President Trump to brush aside moderate voices in the White House — including son-in-law Jared Kushner — and keep his campaign promise to pull the U.S. out of the deal.

With the president in Wisconsin, top administration officials were set to meet Tuesday and debate whether to remain a part of the agreement, which was signed in late 2015 and represents one of former President Barack Obama’s biggest international achievements.

But that meeting was abruptly canceled amid reports of deep disagreement within the administration over how to proceed, with chief strategist Steve Bannon and others favoring withdrawal and Mr. Kushner and other moderate voices reportedly urging the president to honor the deal.

Outside pressure from influential conservatives reached a boiling point Tuesday as groups such as the Competitive Enterprise Institute launched a public relations campaign reminding voters of Mr. Trump’s campaign promise to scrap Paris.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders denied that any of those factors played a role in the cancellation.

“They wanted to have that conversation. Since they haven’t had it, I don’t think they could say that there’s a lot of discord between where everyone is,” she said while traveling aboard Air Force One and brushing aside widespread reports of infighting. “That’s the purpose of the meeting. And so it was, again, scheduling conflicts for today.”

Ms. Sanders sidestepped questions about which way the president was leaning on Paris.

Throughout his campaign, Mr. Trump repeatedly said he would pull the U.S. out of the agreement if he became president, though he softened that stance almost immediately after he was elected in November.

On Tuesday, CEI started a petition drive calling on the president to keep his campaign commitment. The group also posted a video featuring Mr. Trump on the campaign trail decrying the accords.

“President Trump should keep his promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty. The Paris treaty is a key part of President Obama’s war on America’s most affordable and abundant energy — coal, oil, and natural gas,” the institute says in a brief message accompanying the petition. “But the Washington Swamp and the United Nations establishment are fighting hard to change President Trump’s mind. These are not the people who voted to change the direction of the country.”

Other conservatives are taking direct aim at Mr. Kushner, warning of political consequences if Mr. Trump abandons his campaign promise.

“For his part, Mr. Kushner must know that an obviously broken campaign pledge will impair the President’s ability to be reelected,” Michael McKenna, a Republican strategist who worked on the Trump transition team, wrote in a memo that laid out the reasons for withdrawal.

“He probably also knows (or will know) that there is no mechanism — absent withdrawal — that allows the sort of reworking the agreement that some in the administration have suggested is possible,” Mr. McKenna added.

Indeed, the agreement as constructed doesn’t seem to allow the U.S. to lower its emissions goals and maintain its seat at the international table, as Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and others have suggested.

The deal, which is not a formal treaty and carries no noncompliance penalties whatsoever, calls on the U.S. to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 26 percent by 2025 — a massive reduction that would require dramatic changes in domestic American energy policy.

China, the world’s largest polluter, has to do nothing until 2030, when it says it will reach peak emissions and then begin reductions. There are signs, however, that China already is beginning to curb its emissions.

While Mr. Trump apparently is still open to remaining in the agreement, his administration is taking steps that would make it virtually impossible to meet the emissions targets. For example, he has instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, a set of national limits on carbon pollution from power plants that is central to meeting the broader emissions goals.

More broadly, Mr. Trump has made clear that he wants to ramp up U.S. oil, gas and coal production and end the Obama administration’s favoritism toward renewable energy. Those policy priorities make the Paris pledge little more than words on a page, even if the nation formally remains a part of the deal.

Even the president’s EPA administrator openly favors withdrawal.

Paris was just a bad deal, in my estimation,” EPA chief Scott Pruitt said last month.

Pubblicato in: Criminalità Organizzata, Devoluzione socialismo, Islamizzazione dell'Occidente, Senza categoria, Terrorismo Islamico

Il terrorista dei Champs Elysées aveva già fatto un altro attentato.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-21.

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I capi di stato non sono stati eletti per presenziare con volto annoiato ai funerali delle vittime del terrorismo.

Sono stati eletti per estirpare il terrorismo stesso.

Ma è conflittuale finanziare il terrorismo islamico in Medio Oriente ed in Africa, dargli copertura politica ed armarlo, viziare e coccolare gli islamici già presenti sul territorio, finanziare le moschee ove si predica il  terrorismo, rimettere in libertà terroristi già fermati e condannati da un Tribunale, e poi fingere di dolersi se il terrorismo colpisce ancora, facendo morti ammazzati.

Anche alla ipocrisia dovrebbe essere posto un limite.

Il killer sembrerebbe aver usato un kalashnikov: sembrerebbe che in Francia sia più facile procurarsi un kalashnikov che il permesso di parcheggiare l’automobile per strada.

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«L’attentatore era noto ai servizi di sicurezza»

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«Aveva già sparato ad un agente nel 2001»

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«Era nato nella periferia di Parigi»

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«Un francese, Karim C., forse appoggiato da un complice belga, ha ucciso con un kalashnikov un poliziotto sugli Champs-Elysees e ne ha feriti altri due»

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«l’attentato è stato compiuto da qualcuno denominato ‘Abu Yusuf al Beljiki’, ovvero “il belga”»

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«Si chiamava Karim C., era schedato dalla polizia, radicalizzato, con pesanti precedenti»

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«già 15 anni fa era stato condannato per tentato omicidio di un agente, quindi per aver assalito una guardia in carcere»

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Cerchiamo di ragionare.

– L’attentatore è un cittadino francese, madrelingua francese, nato nelle banlieue parigine, indottrinato nelle moschee che usano i finanziamenti statali per propalare il terrorismo. Non è un poveraccio immigrato.

– Nel 2001 aveva fatto un attentato sparando ad un agente, condannato per tentato omicidio ma rapidamente rimesso in libertà da una Magistratura connivente.

– Intanto, per perfezionare il curriculum, aveva assalito una guardia in carcere.

– Avrebbe dovuto essere un sorvegliato speciale dei servizi antiterrorismo, invece ha potuto agire indisturbato, come se si fosse preparato per andare a pescare nella Loira.

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I responsabili di questo ultimo attentato, e di tutti i precedenti, sono il Presidente Hollande, il suo governo socialista, i Magistrati, e tutti i buonisti che frignano sui poveri terroristi incuranti del sangue sparso dalle vittime innocenti.

Adesso, alla luce di quanto successo, rileggetevi bene il manifesto pubblicato dalla massoneria francese:

I massoni francesi esortano al voto. Domenica conteremo quanto valgono.

Queste logge massoniche sono causa efficiente del terrorismo.


Ansa. 2017-04-21. Parigi, ucciso un agente agli Champs Elysées. Abbattuto l’aggressore. L’Isis firma attacco. Presunto complice si presenta ad Anversa

Feriti gravemente altri due agenti. Spari di kalashnikov diretti alla polizia. L’attentatore era noto ai servizi di sicurezza: ‘Aveva già sparato ad un agente nel 2001’. L’episodio è avvenuto a tre giorni dalle elezioni presidenziali in Francia.

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Il terrorismo irrompe nelle elezioni francesi: ieri sera un 39enne armato di kalashnikov ha sparato sugli Champs-Elysees a Parigi uccidendo un poliziotto e ferendone altri due, prima di venire abbattuto. Rivendicazione dell’Isis. Hollande ha convocato per stamattina un Consiglio di difesa. Presunto complice si presenta alla polizia ad Anversa, ma per procura non c’è alcun legame con il Belgio. Fermate tre persone vicine al killer.

E’ ripreso stamattina il traffico sugli Champs Elysees dopo l’attacco di ieri sera. Come previsto, e’ cominciato questa mattina all’Eliseo un Consiglio di difesa convocato d’urgenza ieri sera dal presidente francese Francois Hollande. 
“Nulla deve ostacolare l’appuntamento democratico”, ha dichiarato il premier francese Bernard Cazeneuve.

Il belga segnalato dalle autorità di Bruxelles a Parigi in relazione all’attentato si è presentato spontaneamente al commissariato di polizia di Anversa. 

Non c’è al momento nessun legame” tra l’attacco a Parigi e il Belgio. Lo ha affermato la Procura federale belga, secondo quanto riporta la tv pubblica fiamminga Vrt. L’uomo presentatosi spontaneamente al commissariato ad Anversa, che ha un alibi e che nega ogni coinvolgimento nei fatti di Parigi, è noto per casi gravi di traffico di stupefacenti ma non ha legami con il terrorismo né è noto per essere radicalizzato, riferisce la Procura.

Diverse armi sono state ritrovate nell’Audi 4 del terrorista ucciso dopo la sparatoria sugli Champs-Elysées: un fucile a pompa e delle armi bianche, tra cui un coltello da cucina.

Tre persone ritenute vicine all’assalitore sono state fermate e interrogate dai servizi antiterrorismo. Si trovavano nelle abitazioni perquisite durante la notte dalla Polizia.

L’attentato, due giorni fa l’avvertimento. Ieri sera, a tre giorni dal primo turno, il terrorismo ha fatto irruzione nelle elezioni presidenziali francesi. Un francese, Karim C., forse appoggiato da un complice belga, ha ucciso con un kalashnikov un poliziotto sugli Champs-Elysees e ne ha feriti altri due. Poi si è dato alla fuga, ma è stato ucciso dopo pochi metri. Prima di mezzanotte, la rivendicazione dell’Isis: l’attentato è stato compiuto da qualcuno denominato ‘Abu Yusuf al Beljiki’, ovvero “il belga”. A Parigi, il killer – come confermato dal procuratore Francois Molins – è stato identificato e la sua abitazione in banlieue di Parigi già perquisita. Si chiamava Karim C., era schedato dalla polizia, radicalizzato, con pesanti precedenti: già 15 anni fa era stato condannato per tentato omicidio di un agente, quindi per aver assalito una guardia in carcere. Era nato nella periferia di Parigi. Il panico si è propagato in pochi istanti, l’intera avenue, la più celebre della capitale, è stata blindata dai furgoni di polizia, dalla Concorde fino all’Etoile. Tutte le fermate del metrò sono state sbarrate, gli abitanti sono stati invitati a non avvicinarsi al quartiere.

L’agenzia Amaq, legata allo Stato Islamico, ha riferito che l’attacco è stato compiuto da “combattenti” dell’Isis, uno dei quali viene individuato in Abu Yusuf al Beljiki, ovvero “il belga”. Lo riferisce il Site.

Erano passati pochi minuti dalle 21 e gli 11 candidati alle presidenziali di domenica erano impegnati da un’ora nell’ultima performance in diretta tv su France 2 quando diverse raffiche di armi automatiche hanno seminato il terrore sugli Champs-Elysees, all’altezza del civico 102, in prossimità dei grandi magazzini britannici ‘Marks & Spencer’. Un uomo è sceso da un’Audi 80 grigia, si è avvicinato ad un furgone parcheggiato con alcuni poliziotti all’interno – agenti della stradale e della municipale – e ha fatto fuoco con un kalashnikov. Un agente è stato ucciso sul colpo, altri due feriti, una passante – una turista straniera – colpita da schegge. L’assalitore si è dato alla fuga, a piedi, abbandonando l’auto. Dopo pochi metri, è stato abbattuto da altri colleghi degli agenti aggrediti, che stavano pattugliando la strada. Testimoni hanno parlato di “una vera e propria esecuzione”. La procura antiterrorismo è stata immediatamente incaricata delle indagini, dopo aver escluso in pochi minuti che si trattasse di una rapina o di criminalità comune. Panico nella strada, in pochi minuti tutto è stato blindato, i tanti negozi ancora aperti sono stati invitati a chiudere immediatamente. Poliziotti e teste di cuoio hanno perquisito ogni centimetro quadrato dei negozi, in particolare il grande magazzino ‘Marks & Spencer’, poi si sono riversati in un parcheggio poco distante, per il sospetto che un complice potesse essere in fuga proprio lì. Sul presunto ‘secondo uomo’, però, non ci sono conferme in Francia, mentre dal Belgio rimbalza la notizia – e la foto – di un complice “arrivato in treno da Bruxelles”. Il suo domicilio belga sarebbe stato già perquisito. 

 Intanto, sul canale pubblico France 2 andava in onda l’ultimo dibattito elettorale, a 3 giorni dalle urne. Per 40 minuti, i candidati si sono succeduti nello studio ma di attentato a Parigi non si è mai parlato. Emmanuel Macron è stato il primo ad esprimere il cordoglio e il dolore per il poliziotto ucciso, Marine Le Pen è indicata da molti come la candidata che più potrebbe trarre vantaggio dall’attentato. All’Eliseo, il primo ministro Bernard Cazeneuve ha raggiunto pochi minuti dopo i fatti il presidente Francois Hollande, che in serata ha confermato come la pista terroristica sia quella che stanno seguendo le autorità. Per questa mattina alle 8, il presidente ha convocato all’Eliseo un Consiglio di difesa, annullando una visita in Bretagna. Anche Le Pen e Fillon hanno annullato gli ultimi comizi previsti per oggi, confermati invece da Macron, Melenchon e Hamon.


Bbc. 2017-04-21. Paris shooting: Gunman was ‘focus of anti-terror’ probe

The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name.

Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city’s suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical.

The gunman wounded two police officers before being shot dead by security forces on the Champs Elysees.

A pump-action shotgun and knives were found in his car, the French TV station BFMTV reported.

Another man suspected of possible links to the attack has turned himself in to Belgian police.

French police have also taken three family members of the gunman into custody, Reuters reports, citing a legal source.

Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said security forces, including elite units, were fully mobilised ahead of Sunday’s presidential poll.

“Nothing must be allowed to impede the fundamental democratic process of our country,” he said after an emergency security cabinet meeting.

So-called Islamic State (IS) has said one of its “fighters” carried out the attack.

What happened on Thursday on the Champs-Elysees?

A car pulled up alongside a police bus just before 21:00 (19:00 GMT) and a man got out, opening fire on the bus with an automatic weapon, Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said.

After killing an officer, the man attempted to run away while shooting at other officers, two of whom he injured, the spokesman added.

He was then shot dead by security forces.

Terrified eyewitness later recounted scenes of panic as they ran for cover after hearing gunfire.

The whole of the Champs Elysees was evacuated.

Because of its worldwide renown and its large number of visitors, the avenue has long been seen as a potential target, the BBC’s Hugh Schofield in Paris reports.

Overnight, a property in the eastern Parisian suburb of Chelles was searched by investigators, who want to know who else – if anyone – may have known about the gunman’s plans.

What is known about the attacker?

Paris prosecutor François Molins said shortly after the shootings that “the attacker’s identity is known and has been verified”.

“I won’t reveal it, because investigations and raids are already under way, in particular to establish whether there is any evidence or not of complicity [in this attack],” he said, adding that more information would be released on Friday.

According to French media, the attacker served several years in prison for firing on police officers with a gun in the early 2000s.

More recently the intelligence services identified him as a potential Islamist radical.

Meanwhile, IS named the attacker as Abu-Yusuf al-Baljiki, in a statement carried by its Amaq news outlet.

The Belgian interior minister told VRT public broadcaster that the perpetrator was a French national.

Could the attack influence the elections?

The attack took place as 11 candidates in Sunday’s closely fought presidential election were engaged in a final joint TV appearance to argue their policies.

Three of the four main candidates, centrist Emmanuel Macron, centre-right Francois Fillon and far-right Marine Le Pen, have called off planned events on Friday, which would have been the final day of campaigning.

Front National candidate Marine Le Pen told a French radio station on Friday morning she feared further attacks, and said France should immediately reinstate border checks.

She tweeted: “I feel for and stand by our security forces, who have been targeted again.”

Meanwhile, Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron urged French citizens not to “give in to fear” in a interview with the RTL station.

He said it was a president’s “first duty to protect” and he expressed his “solidarity” with the police.

Mr Fillon, of the Republican Party, also went on Twitter to pay “tribute to the security forces who give their lives to protect ours”.

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, standing for the far left, tweeted: “I strongly feel for the policemen killed and wounded and their families. Terrorist attacks will never go unpunished, accomplices never forgotten.”

Islamist militancy is a major issue in the polls after recent mass attacks claimed by IS, with 238 people killed in jihadist attacks in France since 2015, according to data from AFP news agency.

And how did the world react?

At the White House, US President Donald Trump said people had to be strong and vigilant.

“Our condolences from our country to the people of France,” he said. “It looks like another terrorist attack and… what can you say? It just never ends.”

In the UK, a Downing Street spokesman said: “The UK strongly condemns the appalling terrorist attack in Paris. The Prime Minister (Theresa May) has tonight passed on her condolences to President Hollande.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to remain “strong and determined” alongside France.

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Soros George. Uno stato negli stati. Ecco i suoi principali voivodati.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-19.

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«George Soros (Budapest, 12 agosto 1930) è un imprenditore, filantropo e attivista ungherese naturalizzato statunitense.

Il suo patrimonio personale è stimato in circa 24,9 miliardi di dollari nel maggio 2016 ed è una delle trenta persone più ricche del mondo. Finanziere di successo dagli anni ’50, durante il cosiddetto mercoledì nero (16 settembre del 1992) George Soros è diventato famoso con un’operazione di speculazione che ha costretto la Banca d’Inghilterra a svalutare la sterlina facendogli guadagnare una cifra stimata in 1,1 miliardi di dollari. Da quel momento è soprannominato l’uomo che gettò sul lastrico la Banca d’Inghilterra. Nel medesimo anno colpì con una speculazione analoga la Banca d’Italia, inducendo la svalutazione anche della lira.

Soros è Presidente del Soros Fund, dell’Open Society e fondatore e consigliere del Quantum Group. Politicamente è un sostenitore del movimento liberal della sinistra democratica statunitense e un finanziatore di gruppi per i diritti umani con un interesse per la filosofia, a partire da quella del suo insegnante giovanile, Karl Popper.» [Fonte]

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Quando Mr Soros ha deciso di conquistare il mondo occidentale ha concepito un piano virtualmente perfetto e davvero geniale. Soros ha fondato una miriade di organizzazioni seguendo uno schema ripetitivo, acutamente penetrante la società  nella sua semplicità e mimetismo.

In primo luogo si fonda e finanzia una organizzazione che patrocini un qualcosa di apparentemente degno per ogni persona: “diritti della gioventù”, “protezione dei più deboli”, etc. Dirigenza e personale è nominata da Soros in persona.

In secondo luogo, si scatena un’offensiva mediatica che sensibilizzi l’opinione pubblica al problema e ne evidenzi l’assoluta emergenza in atto.

In terzo luogo, governi amici riconoscono tale organizzazione e, soprattutto, la dotano di fondi.

In quarto luogo, tali governi amici stabiliscono anche che tale organizzazione debba essere obbligatoriamente consultata prima di prendere decisioni in materia.

In quinto luogo, governi amici costituiscono delle agenzie indipendenti dal governo stesso, strutturate attorno all’organizzazione in oggetto, che ne assume de facto la dirigenza. Parte del personale dell’organizzazione transita nei quadri burocratici di queste agenzie, così da averne il governo indipendentemente da chi le dovesse dirigere.

In sesto luogo, governi amici deliberano fondi per la risoluzione di un qualche problema, la gestione dei quali fondi è affidata a codeste agenzie od anche direttamente a quella organizzazione.

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Questa procedura vale sia per i governi nazionali sia per le istituzioni internazionali. Questo network è parte integrante della internazionale socialista che propugna idee liberal, ed è saldamente incardinato nella massoneria.

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Il risultato è evidente.

Si è generata una struttura di governo e di finanziamenti che drena risorse pubbliche, ossia denaro del Contribuente, al servizio e per i progetti politici dell’iniziale fondatore della primitiva organizzazione.

Questa struttura è molto robusta ed insensibile a cambiamenti politici negli stati: è uno stato nello stato ed una forza decisionale di gran peso nel contesto internazionale. Mr George Soros ha avuto la genialità di fondare un suo personale stato dentro tutti gli altri stati, e facendolo finanziare ed accudire dalle situazioni che parassita.

Non è un egoista: ha reso partecipi di tale dovizia i liberals democratici negli Stati Uniti ed i socialisti ideologici nell’Unione Europea. E più li lascia guadagnare più se li lega in un vincolo di reciproca dipendenza: lui ha bisogno della manovalanza e questa ha bisogno di Mr Soros per vivere con agiata larghezza di mezzi. Lui copre ed avvalla, permette ed anche stimola, i loro vizi, rendendoli così schiavi di questi e totalmente dipendenti da lui. Niente Mr Soros, niente denaro e vizi.

Il Soros Fund, Open Society e Quantum Group sono le sedi di un potere non elettivo di forza e potenza smisurata. Con una rapidità decisionale riscontrabile solo nella strutura organizzativa del governo cinese. Questa organizazione supporta, integra e talora vicaria i liberals democratici negli Stati Uniti ed i socialisti ideologi in Europa.

Il nome di battaglia che si è dato è “società civile“: ogniqualvolta si sente questo nome è come se comparisse la firma di George Soros e quella di tutti i suoi amici.

Se è riuscita ad infiltrare quasi tutto il mondo occidentale, ha tuttavia perso la sfida di penetrare il mondo orientale in emersione: in particolare ha clamorosamente fallito con Cina e Russia e, anche se solo parzialmente, con l’India.

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Due ultime considerazioni.

Solo un altro outsider avrebbe potuto competere con il network Soros. Ma, per ottenere risultati apprezzabili, dovrebbe prima procedere al taglio dei fondi pubblici alle organizzazioni del rivale, quindi alla bonifica del sistema giudiziario eliminando tutti i supporter diretti od indretti di Mr Soros, indi togliendo l’aggrado politico a queste organizzazione, e solo infine affrontando lo scontro diretto. Ma questo è un programma che solo un Presidente degli Stai Uniti può portare avanti con successo. Ed in ogni caso gli serviranno molti anni di duro ed incompreso lavoro.

Nota.

Chiunque abbia letto i magistrali lavori scientifici di Karl Popper resterebbe invero estremamente perplesso a riconoscerne una qualche sia pur larvata somiglianza con le idee professate da Mr George Soros.


Eaglerising. 2017-04-12. Here’s a List of 200 U.S. Organizations Funded by Nazi War Criminal George Soros

Self-professed Nazi war criminal George Soros continues to go free and influence American politics and society.  However, part of the weapon in the war against him is to openly identify those he funds.

Both Soros and his Open Society Foundations provide funding directly or indirectly to over 200 US organizations.

Advancement Project: This organization works to organize “communities of color” into politically cohesive units while disseminating its leftist worldviews and values as broadly as possible by way of a sophisticated communications department.

Air America Radio: Now defunct, this was a self-identified “liberal” radio network.

Al-Haq: This NGO produces highly politicized reports, papers, books, and legal analyses regarding alleged Israeli human-rights abuses committed against Palestinians.

All of Us or None: This organization seeks to change voting laws — which vary from state to state — so as to allow ex-inmates, parolees, and even current inmates to cast their ballots in political elections.

Alliance for Justice: Best known for its activism vis a vis the appointment of federal judges, this group consistently depicts Republican judicial nominees as “extremists.”

America Coming Together: Soros played a major role in creating this group, whose purpose was to coordinate and organize pro-Democrat voter-mobilization programs.

America Votes: Soros also played a major role in creating this group, whose get-out-the-vote campaigns targeted likely Democratic voters.

America’s Voice: This open-borders group seeks to promote “comprehensive” immigration reform that includes a robust agenda in favor of amnesty for illegal aliens.

American Bar Association Commission on Immigration Policy: This organization “opposes laws that require employers and persons providing education, health care, or other social services to verify citizenship or immigration status.”

American Bridge 21st Century: This Super PAC conducts opposition research designed to help Democratic political candidates defeat their Republican foes.

American Civil Liberties Union: This group opposes virtually all post-9/11 national security measures enacted by the U.S. government. It supports open borders, has rushed to the defense of suspected terrorists and their abettors, and appointed former New Left terrorist Bernardine Dohrn to its Advisory Board.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy: This Washington, DC-based think tank seeks to move American jurisprudence to the left by recruiting, indoctrinating, and mobilizing young law students, helping them acquire positions of power. It also provides leftist Democrats with a bully pulpit from which to denounce their political adversaries.

American Family Voices: This group creates and coordinates media campaigns charging Republicans with wrongdoing.

American Federation of Teachers: After longtime AFT President Albert Shanker died in in 1997, he was succeeded by Sandra Feldman, who slowly “re-branded” the union, allying it with some of the most powerful left-wing elements of the New Labor Movement. When Feldman died in 2004, Edward McElroy took her place, followed by Randi Weingarten in 2008. All of them kept the union on the leftward course it had adopted in its post-Shanker period.

American Friends Service Committee: This group views the United States as the principal cause of human suffering around the world. As such, it favors America’s unilateral disarmament, the dissolution of American borders, amnesty for illegal aliens, the abolition of the death penalty, and the repeal of the Patriot Act.

American Immigration Council: This non-profit organization is a prominent member of the open-borders lobby. It advocates expanded rights and amnesty for illegal aliens residing in the U.S.

American Immigration Law Foundation: This group supports amnesty for illegal aliens, on whose behalf it litigates against the U.S. government.

American Independent News Network: This organization promotes “impact journalism” that advocates progressive change.

American Institute for Social Justice: AISJ’s goal is to produce skilled community organizers who can “transform poor communities” by agitating for increased government spending on city services, drug interdiction, crime prevention, housing, public-sector jobs, access to healthcare, and public schools.

American Library Association: This group has been an outspoken critic of the Bush administration’s War on Terror — most particularly, Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, which it calls “a present danger to the constitutional rights and privacy rights of library users.”

The American Prospect, Inc.: This corporation trains and mentors young leftwing journalists, and organizes strategy meetings for leftist leaders.

Amnesty International: This organization directs a grossly disproportionate share of its criticism for human rights violations at the United States and Israel.

Applied Research Center: Viewing the United States as a nation where “structural racism” is deeply “embedded in the fabric of society,” ARC seeks to “build a fair and equal society” by demanding “concrete change from our most powerful institutions.”

Arab American Institute Foundation: The Arab American Institute denounces the purportedly widespread civil liberties violations directed against Arab Americans in the post-9/11 period, and characterizes Israel as a brutal oppressor of the Palestinian people.

Aspen Institute: This organization promotes radical environmentalism and views America as a nation plagued by deep-seated “structural racism.”

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now: This group conducts voter mobilization drives on behalf of leftist Democrats. These initiatives have been notoriously marred by fraud and corruption.

Ballot Initiative Strategy Center: This organization seeks to advance “a national progressive strategy” by means of ballot measures—state-level legislative proposals that pass successfully through a petition (“initiative”) process and are then voted upon by the public.

Bend The Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice: This organization condemns Voter ID laws as barriers that “make it harder for communities of color, women, first-time voters, the elderly, and the poor to cast their vote.”

Bill of Rights Defense Committee: This group provides a detailed blueprint for activists interested in getting their local towns, cities, and even college campuses to publicly declare their opposition to the Patriot Act, and to designate themselves “Civil Liberties Safe Zones.” The organization also came to the defense of self-described radical attorney Lynne Stewart, who was convicted in 2005 of providing material support for terrorism.

Black Alliance for Just Immigration: This organization seeks to create a unified movement for “social and economic justice” centered on black racial identity.

Blueprint North Carolina: This group seeks to “influence state policy in North Carolina so that residents of the state benefit from more progressive policies such as better access to health care, higher wages, more affordable housing, a safer, cleaner environment, and access to reproductive health services.”

Brennan Center for Justice: This think tank/legal activist group generates scholarly studies, mounts media campaigns, files amicus briefs, gives pro bono support to activists, and litigates test cases in pursuit of radical “change.”

Brookings Institution: This organization has been involved with a variety of internationalist and state-sponsored programs, including one that aspires to facilitate the establishment of a U.N.-dominated world government. Brookings Fellows have also called for additional global collaboration on trade and banking; the expansion of the Kyoto Protocol; and nationalized health insurance for children. Nine Brookings economists signed a petitionopposing President Bush’s tax cuts in 2003.

Campaign for America’s Future: This group supports tax hikes, socialized medicine, and a dramatic expansion of social welfare programs.

Campaign for Better Health Care: This organization favors a single-payer, government-run, universal health care system.

Campaign for Youth Justice: This organization contends that “transferring juveniles to the adult criminal-justice system leads to higher rates of recidivism, puts incarcerated and detained youth at unnecessary risk, has little deterrence value, and does not increase public safety.”

Campus Progress: A project of the Soros-bankrolled Center for American Progress, this group seeks to “strengthen progressive voices on college and university campuses, counter the growing influence of right-wing groups on campus, and empower new generations of progressive leaders.”

Casa de Maryland: This organization aggressively lobbies legislators to vote in favor of policies that promote expanded rights, including amnesty, for illegal aliens currently residing in the United States.

Catalist: This is a for-profit political consultancy that seeks “to help progressive organizations realize measurable increases in civic participation and electoral success by building and operating a robust national voter database of every voting-age American.”

Catholics for Choice: This nominally Catholic organization supports women’s right to abortion-on-demand.

Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good: This political nonprofit group is dedicated to generating support from the Catholic community for leftwing candidates, causes, and legislation.

Center for American Progress: This leftist think tank is headed by former Clinton chief of staff John Podesta, works closely with Hillary Clinton, and employs numerous former Clinton administration staffers. It is committed to “developing a long-term vision of a progressive America” and “providing a forum to generate new progressive ideas and policy proposals.”

Center for Community Change: This group recruits and trains activists to spearhead leftist “political issue campaigns.” Promoting increased funding for social welfare programs by bringing “attention to major national issues related to poverty,” the Center bases its training programs on the techniques taught by the famed radical organizer Saul Alinsky.

Center for Constitutional Rights: This pro-Castro organization is a core member of the open borders lobby, has opposed virtually all post-9/11 anti-terrorism measures by the U.S. government, and alleges that American injustice provokes acts of international terrorism.

Center for Economic and Policy Research: This group opposed welfare reform, supports “living wage” laws, rejects tax cuts, and consistently lauds the professed achievements of socialist regimes, most notably Venezuela.

Center for International Policy: This organization uses advocacy, policy research, media outreach, and educational initiatives to promote “transparency and accountability” in U.S. foreign policy and global relations. It generally views America as a disruptive, negative force in the world.

Center for Reproductive Rights: CRR’s mission is to guarantee safe, affordable contraception and abortion-on-demand for all women, including adolescents. The organization has filed state and federal lawsuits demanding access to taxpayer-funded abortions (through Medicaid) for low-income women.

Center for Responsible Lending: This organization was a major player in the subprime mortgage crisis. According to Phil Kerpen (vice president for policy at Americans for Prosperity), CRL “sh[ook] down and harass[ed] banks into making bad loans to unqualified borrowers.” Moreover, CRL negotiated a contract enabling it to operate as a conduit of high-risk loans to Fannie Mae.

Center for Social Inclusion: This organization seeks to counteract America’s “structural racism” by means of taxpayer-funded policy initiatives.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Reasoning from the premise that tax cuts generally help only the wealthy, this organization advocates greater tax expenditures on social welfare programs for low earners.

Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS): Aiming to redistribute wealth by way of higher taxes imposed on those whose incomes are above average, COWS contends that “it is important that state government be able to harness fair contribution from all parts of society – including corporations and the wealthy.”

Change America Now: Formed in December 2006, Change America Now describes itself as “an independent political organization created to educate citizens on the failed policies of the Republican Congress and to contrast that record of failure with the promise offered by a Democratic agenda.”

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: This group litigates and brings ethics charges against “government officials who sacrifice the common good to special interests” and “betray the public trust.” Almost all of its targets are Republicans.

Coalition for an International Criminal Court: This group seeks to subordinate American criminal-justice procedures to those of an international court.

Color Of Change: This organization was founded to combat what it viewed as the systemic racism pervading America generally and conservatism in particular.

Common Cause: This organization aims to bring about campaign-finance reform, pursue media reform resembling the Fairness Doctrine, and cut military budgets in favor of increased social-welfare and environmental spending.

Constitution Project: This organization seeks to challenge the legality of military commissions; end the detainment of “enemy combatants”; condemn government surveillance of terrorists; and limit the President’s executive privileges.

Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund: Defenders of Wildlife opposes oil exploration in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It condemns logging, ranching, mining, and even the use of recreational motorized vehicles as activities that are destructive to the environment.

Democracy Alliance: This self-described “liberal organization” aims to raise $200 million to develop a funding clearinghouse for leftist groups. Soros is a major donor to this group.

Democracy 21: This group is a staunch supporter of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, also known as the McCain-Feingold Act.

Democracy Now!: Democracy Now! was created in 1996 by WBAI radio news director Amy Goodman and four partners to provide “perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media,” i.e., the views of radical and foreign journalists, left and labor activists, and ideological foes of capitalism.

Democratic Justice Fund: DJF opposes the Patriot Act and most efforts to restrict or regulate immigration into the United States — particularly from countries designated by the State Department as “terrorist nations.”

Democratic Party: Soros’ funding activities are devoted largely to helping the Democratic Party solidify its power base. In a November 2003 interview, Soros stated that defeating President Bush in 2004 “is the central focus of my life” … “a matter of life and death.” He pledged to raise $75 million to defeat Bush, and personally donated nearly a third of that amount to anti-Bush organizations. “America under Bush,” he said, “is a danger to the world, and I’m willing to put my money where my mouth is.”

Demos: This organization lobbies federal and state policymakers to “addres[s] the economic insecurity and inequality that characterize American society today”; promotes “ideas for reducing gaps in wealth, income and political influence”; and favors tax hikes for the wealthy.

Drum Major Institute: This group describes itself as “a non-partisan, non-profit think tank generating the ideas that fuel the progressive movement,” with the ultimate aim of persuading “policymakers and opinion-leaders” to take steps that advance its vision of “social and economic justice.”

Earthjustice: This group seeks to place severe restrictions on how U.S. land and waterways may be used. It opposes most mining and logging initiatives, commercial fishing businesses, and the use of motorized vehicles in undeveloped areas.

Economic Policy Institute: This organization believes that “government must play an active role in protecting the economically vulnerable, ensuring equal opportunity, and improving the well-being of all Americans.”

Electronic Privacy Information Center: This organization has been a harsh critic of the USA PATRIOT Act and has joined the American Civil Liberties Union in litigating two cases calling for the FBI “to publicly release or account for thousands of pages of information about the government’s use of PATRIOT Act powers.”

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights: Co-founded by the revolutionary communist Van Jones, this anti-poverty organization claims that “decades of disinvestment in our cities” — compounded by “excessive, racist policing and over-incarceration” — have “led to despair and homelessness.”

EMILY’s List: This political network raises money for Democratic female political candidates who support unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.

Energy Action Coalition: Founded in 2004, this group describes itself as “a coalition of 50 youth-led environmental and social justice groups working together to build the youth clean energy and climate movement.” For EAC, this means “dismantling oppression” according to its principles of environmental justice.

Equal Justice USA: This group claims that America’s criminal-justice system is plagued by “significant race and class biases,” and thus seeks to promote major reforms.

Fair Immigration Reform Movement: This is the open-borders arm of the Center for Community Change.

Faithful America: This organization promotes the redistribution of wealth, an end to enhanced interrogation procedures vis a vis prisoners-of-war, the enactment of policies to combat global warming, and the creation of a government-run heath care system.

Families USA: This Washington-based health-care advocacy group favors ever-increasing government control of the American healthcare system.

Feminist Majority: Characterizing the United States as an inherently sexist nation, this group focuses on “advancing the legal, social and political equality of women with men, countering the backlash to women’s advancement, and recruiting and training young feminists to encourage future leadership for the feminist movement in the United States.”

Four Freedoms Fund: This organization was designed to serve as a conduit through which large foundations could fund state-based open-borders organizations more flexibly and quickly.

Free Exchange on Campus: This organization was created solely to oppose the efforts of one individual, David Horowitz, and his campaign to have universities adopt an “Academic Bill of Rights,” as well as todenounce Horowitz’s 2006 book The Professors. Member organizations of FEC include Campus Progress (a project of the Center for American Progress); the American Association of University Professors; theAmerican Civil Liberties UnionPeople For the American Way; the United States Student Association; the Center for Campus Free Speech; the American Library AssociationFree Press; and the National Association of State Public Interest Research Groups.

Free Press: This “media reform” organization has worked closely with many notable leftists and such organizations as Media Matters for AmericaAir America RadioGlobal ExchangeCode PinkFairness and Accuracy in Reporting, the Revolutionary Communist PartyMother Jones magazine, and Pacifica Radio.

Funding Exchange: Dedicated to the concept of philanthropy as a vehicle for social change, this organization pairs leftist donors and foundations with likeminded groups and activists who are dedicated to bringing about their own version of “progressive” change and social justice. Many of these grantees assume that American society is rife with racism, discrimination, exploitation, and inequity and needs to be overhauled via sustained education, activism, and social agitation.

Gamaliel Foundation: Modeling its tactics on those of the radical Sixties activist Saul Alinsky, this group takes a strong stand against current homeland security measures and immigration restrictions.

Gisha: Center for the Legal Protection of Freedom of Movement: This anti-Israel organization seeks to help Palestinians “exercise their right to freedom of movement.”

Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect: This group contends that when a state proves either unable or unwilling to protect civilians from mass atrocities occurring within its borders, it is the responsibility of the international community to intervene — peacefully if possible, but with military force if necessary.

Global Exchange: Established in 1988 by pro-Castro radical Medea Benjamin, this group consistently condemns America’s foreign policy, business practices, and domestic life. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Global Exchange advised Americans to examine “the root causes of resentment against the United States in the Arab world — from our dependence on Middle Eastern oil to our biased policy towards Israel.”

Grantmakers Without Borders: GWB tends to be very supportive of leftist environmental, anti-war, and civil rights groups. It is also generally hostile to capitalism, which it deems one of the chief “political, economic, and social systems” that give rise to a host of “social ills.”

Green For All: This group was created by Van Jones to lobby for federal climate, energy, and economic policy initiatives.

Health Care for America Now: This group supports a “single payer” model where the federal government would be in charge of financing and administering the entire U.S. healthcare system.

Human Rights Campaign: The largest “lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender” lobbying group in the United States, HRC supports political candidates and legislation that will advance the LGBT agenda. Historically, HRC has most vigorously championed HIV/AIDS-related legislation, “hate crime” laws, the abrogation of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, and the legalization of gay marriage.

Human Rights First: This group supports open borders and the rights of illegal aliens; charges that the Patriot Act severely erodes Americans’ civil liberties; has filed amicus curiae briefs on behalf of terror suspect Jose Padilla; and deplores the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities.

Human Rights Watch: This group directs a disproportionate share of its criticism at the United States and Israel. It opposes the death penalty in all cases, and supports open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens.

I’lam: This anti-Israel NGO seeks “to develop and empower the Arab media and to give voice to Palestinian issues.”

Immigrant Defense Project: To advance the cause of illegal immigrants, the IDP provides immigration law backup support and counseling to New York defense attorneys and others who represent or assist immigrants in criminal justice and immigration systems, as well as to immigrants themselves.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center: This group claims to have helped gain amnesty for some three million illegal aliens in the U.S., and in the 1980s was part of the sanctuary movement which sought to grant asylum to refugees from the failed Communist states of Central America.

Immigrant Workers Citizenship Project: This open-borders organization advocates mass immigration to the U.S.

Immigration Advocates Network: This alliance of immigrant-rights groups seeks  to “increase access to justice for low-income immigrants and strengthen the capacity of organizations serving them.”

Immigration Policy Center: IPC is an advocate of open borders and contends that the massive influx of illegal immigrants into America is due to U.S. government policy, since “the broken immigration system […] spurs unauthorized immigration in the first place.”

Independent Media Center: This Internet-based, news and events bulletin board represents an invariably leftist, anti-capitalist perspective and serves as a mouthpiece for anti-globalization/anti-America themes.

Independent Media Institute: IMI administers the SPIN Project (Strategic Press Information Network), which provides leftist organizations with “accessible and affordable strategic communications consulting, training, coaching, networking opportunities and concrete tools” to help them “achieve their social justice goals.”

Institute for America’s Future: IAF supports socialized medicine, increased government funding for education, and the creation of an infrastructure “to ensure that the voice of the progressive majority is heard.”

Institute for New Economic Thinking: Seeking to create a new worldwide “economic paradigm,” this organization is staffed by numerous individuals who favor government intervention in national economies, and who view capitalism as a flawed system.

Institute for Policy Studies: This think tank has long supported Communist and anti-American causes around the world. Viewing capitalism as a breeding ground for “unrestrained greed,” IPS seeks to provide a corrective to “unrestrained markets and individualism.” Professing an unquestioning faith in the righteousness of the United Nations, it aims to bring American foreign policy under UN control.

Institute for Public Accuracy: This anti-American, anti-capitalist organization sponsored actor Sean Penn’s celebrated visit to Baghdad in 2002. It also sponsored visits to Iraq by Democratic Congressmen Nick Rahall and former Democrat Senator James Abourezk

Institute for Women’s Policy Research: This group views the U.S. as a nation rife with discrimination against women, and publishes research to draw attention to this alleged state of affairs. It also advocates unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, stating that “access to abortion is essential to the economic well-being of women and girls.”

International Crisis Group: One of this organization’s leading figures is its Mideast Director, Robert Malley, who was President Bill Clinton’s Special Assistant for Arab-Israeli Affairs. His analysis of the Mideast conflict is markedly pro-Palestinian.

J Street: This anti-Israel group warns that Israel’s choice to take military action to stop Hamas’ terrorist attacks “will prove counter-productive and only deepen the cycle of violence in the region”

Jewish Funds for Justice: This organization views government intervention and taxpayer funding as crucial components of enlightened social policy. It seeks to redistribute wealth from Jewish donors to low-income communities “to combat the root causes of domestic economic and social injustice.” By JFJ’s reckoning, chief among those root causes are the inherently negative by-products of capitalism – most notably racism and “gross economic inequality.”

Joint Victory Campaign 2004: Founded by George Soros and Harold Ickes, this group was a major fundraising entity for Democrats during the 2004 election cycle. It collected contributions (including large amounts from Soros personally) and disbursed them to two other groups, America Coming Together and the Media Fund, which also worked on behalf of Democrats.

Justice at Stake: This coalition calls for judges to be appointed by nonpartisan, independent commissions in a process known as “merit selection,” rather than elected by the voting public.

LatinoJustice PRLDF: This organization supports bilingual education, the racial gerrymandering of voting districts, and expanded rights for illegal aliens.

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law: This group views America as an unremittingly racist nation; uses the courts to mandate race-based affirmative action preferences in business and academia; has filed briefs against the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to limit the wholesale granting of green cards and to identify potential terrorists; condemns the Patriot Act; and calls on Americans to “recognize the contribution” of illegal aliens.

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: This organization views the United States as a nation rife with racism, sexism, and all manner of social injustice; and it uses legislative advocacy to push for “progressive change” that will create “a more open and just society.”

League of United Latin American Citizens: This group views America as a nation plagued by “an alarming increase in xenophobia and anti-Hispanic sentiment”; favors racial preferences; supports the legalization of illegal Hispanic aliens; opposes military surveillance of U.S. borders; opposes making English America’s official language; favors open borders; and rejects anti-terrorism legislation like the Patriot Act.

League of Women Voters Education Fund: The League supports taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand; supports “motor-voter” registration, which allows anyone with a driver’s license to become a voter, regardless of citizenship status; and supports tax hikes and socialized medicine.

League of Young Voters: This organization seeks to “empowe[r] young people nationwide” to “participate in the democratic process and create progressive political change on the local, state and national level[s].”

Lynne Stewart Defense Committee: IRS records indicate that Soros’s Open Society Institute made a September 2002 grant of $20,000 to this organization. Stewart was the criminal-defense attorney who was later convicted for abetting her client, the “blind sheik” Omar Abdel Rahman, in terrorist activities connected with his Islamic Group.

Machsom Watch: This organization describes itself as “a movement of Israeli women, peace activists from all sectors of Israeli society, who oppose the Israeli occupation and the denial of Palestinians’ rights to move freely in their land.”

MADRE: This international women’s organization deems America the world’s foremost violator of human rights. As such, it seeks to “communicat[e] the real-life impact of U.S. policies on women and families confronting violence, poverty and repression around the world,” and to “demand alternatives to destructive U.S. policies.” It also advocates unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.

Malcolm X Grassroots Movement: This group views the U.S. as a nation replete with racism and discrimination against blacks; seeks to establish an independent black nation in the southeastern United States; and demands reparations for slavery.

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition: This group calls for the expansion of civil rights and liberties for illegal aliens; laments that illegal aliens in America are commonly subjected to “worker exploitation”; supports tuition-assistance programs for illegal aliens attending college; and characterizes the Patriot Act as a “very troubling” assault on civil liberties.

Media Fund: Soros played a major role in creating this group, whose purpose was to conceptualize, produce, and place political ads on television, radio, print, and the Internet.

Media Matters for America: This organization is a “web-based, not-for-profit … progressive research and information center” seeking to “systematically monitor a cross-section of print, broadcast, cable, radio, and Internet media outlets for conservative misinformation.” The group works closely with the Soros-backed Center for American Progress, and is heavily funded by Democracy Alliance, of which Soros is a major financier.

Mercy Corps: Vis a vis the Arab-Israeli conflict, Mercy Corps places all blame for Palestinian poverty and suffering directly on Israel.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund: This group advocates open borders, free college tuition for illegal aliens, lowered educational standards to accommodate Hispanics, and voting rights for criminals. In MALDEF’s view, supporters of making English the official language of the United States are “motivated by racism and anti-immigrant sentiments,” while advocates of sanctions against employers reliant on illegal labor seek to discriminate against “brown-skinned people.”

Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, PC: This influential defender of Big Labor is headed by Democrat operativeHarold Ickes.

Midwest Academy: This entity trains radical activists in the tactics of direct action, targeting, confrontation, and intimidation.

Migration Policy Institute: This group seeks to create “a North America with gradually disappearing border controls … with permanent migration remaining at moderate levels.”

Military Families Speak Out: This group ascribes the U.S. invasion of Iraq to American imperialism and lust for oil.

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment: This group is the rebranded Missouri branch of the now-defunct, pro-socialist, community organization ACORN.

MoveOn.org: This Web-based organization supports Democratic political candidates through fundraising, advertising, and get-out-the-vote drives.

Ms. Foundation for Women: This group laments what it views as the widespread and enduring flaws of American society: racism, sexism, homophobia, and the violation of civil rights and liberties. It focuses its philanthropy on groups that promote affirmative action for women, unfettered access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, amnesty for illegal aliens, and big government generally.

Muslim AdvocatesOpposed to U.S. counter-terrorism strategies that make use of sting operations and informants, MA characterizes such tactics as forms of “entrapment” that are inherently discriminatory against Muslims.

NARAL Pro-Choice America: This group supports taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, and works to elect pro-abortion Democrats.

NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund: The NAACP supports racial preferences in employment and education, as well as the racial gerrymandering of voting districts. Underpinning its support for race preferences is the fervent belief that white racism in the United States remains an intractable, largely undiminished, phenomenon.

The Nation Institute: This nonprofit entity sponsors leftist conferences, fellowships, awards for radical activists, and journalism internships.

National Abortion Federation: This group opposes any restrictions on abortion at either the state or federal levels, and champions the introduction of unrestricted abortion into developing regions of the world.

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty: This group was established in 1976 as the first “fully staffed national organization exclusively devoted to abolishing capital punishment.”

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy: This group depicts the United States as a nation in need of dramatic structural change financed by philanthropic organizations. It overwhelmingly promotes grant-makers and grantees with leftist agendas, while criticizing their conservative counterparts.

National Committee for Voting Integrity: This group opposes “the implementation of proof of citizenship and photo identification requirements for eligible electors in American elections as the means of assuring election integrity.”

National Council for Research on Women: This group supports big government, high taxes, military spending cuts, increased social welfare spending, and the unrestricted right to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.

National Council of La Raza: This group lobbies for racial preferences, bilingual education, stricter hate-crime laws, mass immigration, and amnesty for illegal aliens.

National Council of Women’s Organizations: This group views the United States as a nation rife with injustice against girls and women. It advocates high levels of spending for social welfare programs, and supports race and gender preferences for minorities and women in business and academia.

National Immigration Forum: Opposing the enforcement of present immigration laws, this organization urges the American government to “legalize” en masse all illegal aliens currently in the United States who have no criminal records, and to dramatically increase the number of visas available for those wishing to migrate to the U.S. The Forum is particularly committed to opening the borders to unskilled, low-income workers, and immediately making them eligible for welfare and social service programs.

National Immigration Law Center: This group seeks to win unrestricted access to government-funded social welfare programs for illegal aliens.

National Lawyers Guild: This group promotes open borders; seeks to weaken America’s intelligence-gathering agencies; condemns the Patriot Act as an assault on civil liberties; rejects capitalism as an unviable economic system; has rushed to the defense of convicted terrorists and their abettors; and generally opposes all U.S. foreign policy positions, just as it did during the Cold War when it sided with the Soviets.

National Organization for Women: This group advocates the unfettered right to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand; seeks to “eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia” from American society; attacks Christianity and traditional religious values; and supports gender-based preferences for women.

National Partnership for Women and Families: This organization supports race- and sex-based preferences in employment and education. It also advocates for the universal “right” of women to undergo taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand at any stage of pregnancy and for any reason.

National Priorities Project: This group supports government-mandated redistribution of wealth — through higher taxes and greater expenditures on social welfare programs. NPP exhorts the government to redirect a significant portion of its military funding toward public education, universal health insurance, environmentalist projects, and welfare programs.

National Public Radio: Founded in 1970 with 90 public radio stations as charter members, NPR is today a loose network of more than 750 U.S. radio stations across the country, many of which are based on college and university campuses. (source)

National Security Archive Fund: This group collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act to a degree that compromises American national security and the safety of intelligence agents.

National Women’s Law Center: This group supports taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand; lobbies against conservative judicial appointees; advocates increased welfare spending to help low-income mothers; and favors higher taxes for the purpose of generating more funds for such government programs as Medicaid, food stamps, welfare, foster care, health care, child-support enforcement, and student loans.

Natural Resources Defense Council: One of the most influential environmentalist lobbying groups in the United States, the Council claims a membership of one million people.

New America Foundation: This organization uses policy papers, media articles, books, and educational events to influence public opinion on such topics as healthcare, environmentalism, energy policy, the Mideast conflict, global governance, and much more.

New Israel Fund: This organization gives support to NGOs that regularly produce reports accusing Israel of human-rights violations and religious persecution.

NewsCorpWatch: A project of Media Matters For America, NewsCorpWatch was established with the help of a $1 million George Soros grant to Media Matters.

Pacifica Foundation: This entity owns and operates Pacifica Radio, awash from its birth with the socialist-Marxist rhetoric of class warfare and hatred for capitalism.

Palestinian Center for Human Rights: This NGO investigates and documents what it views as Israeli human-rights violations against Palestinians.

Peace and Security Funders Group: This is an association of more than 60 foundations that give money to leftist anti-war and environmentalist causes. Its members tend to depict America as the world’s chief source of international conflict, environmental destruction, and economic inequalities.

Peace Development Fund: In PDF’s calculus, the United States needs a massive overhaul of its social and economic institutions. “Recently,” explains PDF, “we have witnessed the negative effects of neo-liberalism and the globalization of capitalism, the de-industrialization of the U.S. and the growing gap between the rich and poor …”

People for the American Way: This group opposes the Patriot Act, anti-terrorism measures generally, and the allegedly growing influence of the “religious right.”

People Improving Communities Through Organizing: This group uses Alinsky-style organizing tactics to advance the doctrines of the religious left.

Physicians for Human Rights: This group is selectively and disproportionately critical of the United States and Israel in its condemnations of human rights violations.

Physicians for Social Responsibility: This is an anti-U.S.-military organization that also embraces the tenets of radical environmentalism.

Planned Parenthood: This group is the largest abortion provider in the United States and advocates taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand.

Ploughshares Fund: This public grant making foundation opposes America’s development of a missile defense system, and contributes to many organizations that are highly critical of U.S. foreign policies and military ventures.

Prepare New York: This group supported the proposed construction of a Muslim Community Center near Ground Zero in lower Manhattan – a project known as the Cordoba Initiative, headed by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf.

Presidential Climate Action Project: PCAP’s mission is to create a new 21st-century economy, completely carbon-free and based largely on renewable energy. A key advisor to the organization is the revolutionary communist Van Jones.

Prison Moratorium Project: This initiative was created in 1995 for the express purpose of working for the elimination of all prisons in the United States and the release of all inmates. Reasoning from the premise that incarceration is never an appropriate means of dealing with crime, it deems American society’s inherent inequities the root of all criminal behavior.

Progressive Change Campaign Committee: This organization works “to elect bold progressive candidates to federal office and to help [them] and their campaigns save money, work smarter, and win more often.”

Progressive States Network: PSN’s mission is to “pass progressive legislation in all fifty states by providing coordinated research and strategic advocacy tools to forward-thinking state legislators.”

Project Vote: This is the voter-mobilization arm of the Soros-funded ACORN. A persistent pattern of lawlessness and corruption has followed ACORN/Project Vote activities over the years.

Pro Publica: Claiming that “investigative journalism is at risk,” this group aims to remedy this lacuna in news publishing by “expos[ing] abuses of power and betrayals of the public trust by government, business, and other institutions, using the moral force of investigative journalism to spur reform through the sustained spotlighting of wrongdoing.”

Proteus Fund: This foundation directs its philanthropy toward a number of radical leftwing organizations.

Psychologists for Social Responsibility: This anti-capitalist, anti-corporate, anti-military, anti-American organization “uses psychological knowledge and skills to promote peace with social justice at the community, national and international levels.”

Public Citizen Foundation: Public Citizen seeks increased government intervention and litigation against corporations — a practice founded on the notion that American corporations, like the capitalist system of which they are a part, are inherently inclined toward corruption.

Public Justice Center: Viewing America as a nation rife with injustice and discrimination, this organization engages in legislative and policy advocacy to promote “systemic change for the disenfranchised.”

Rebuild and Renew America Now (a.k.a. Unity ’09): Spearheaded by MoveOn.org and overseen by longtime activist Heather Booth, this coalition was formed to facilitate the passage of President Obama’s “historic” $3.5 trillion budget for fiscal year 2010.

Res Publica: Seeking to advance far-left agendas in places all around the world, RP specializes in “E-advocacy,” or web-based movement-building.

Roosevelt Institute: Proceeding from the premise that free-market capitalism is inherently unjust and prone to periodic collapses caused by its own structural flaws, RI currently administers several major projects aimed at reshaping the American economy to more closely resemble a socialist system.

Secretary of State Project: This project was launched in July 2006 as an independent “527” organization devoted to helping Democrats get elected to the office of Secretary of State in selected swing, or battleground, states.

Sentencing Project: Asserting that prison-sentencing patterns are racially discriminatory, this initiative advocates voting rights for felons.

Social Justice Leadership: This organization seeks to transform an allegedly inequitable America into a “just society” by means of “a renewed social-justice movement.”

Shadow Democratic Party: This is an elaborate network of non-profit activist groups organized by George Soros and others to mobilize resources — money, get-out-the-vote drives, campaign advertising, and policy iniatives — to elect Democratic candidates and guide the Democratic Party towards the left.

Sojourners: This evangelical Christian ministry preaches radical leftwing politics. During the 1980s it championed Communist revolution in Central America and chastised U.S. policy-makers for their tendency “to assume the very worst about their Soviet counterparts.” More recently, Sojourners has taken up the cause of environmental activism, opposed welfare reform as a “mean-spirited Republican agenda,” and mounted a defense of affirmative action.

Southern Poverty Law Center: This organization monitors the activities of what it calls “hate groups” in the United States. It exaggerates the prevalence of white racism directed against American minorities.

State Voices: This coalition helps independent local activist groups in 22 states work collaboratively on a year-round basis, so as to maximize the impact of their efforts.

Talking Transition: This was a two-week project launched in early November 2013 to “help shape the transition” to City Hall for the newly elected Democratic mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio.

Think Progress: This Internet blog “pushes back, daily,” by its own account, against its conservative targets, and seeks to transform “progressive ideas into policy through rapid response communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing and advocacy, and partnerships with other progressive leaders throughout the country and the world.”

Thunder Road Group: This political consultancy, in whose creation Soros had a hand, coordinates strategy for the Media FundAmerica Coming Together, and America Votes.

Tides Foundation and Tides Center: Tides is a major funder of the radical Left.

U.S. Public Interest Research Group: This is an umbrella organization of student groups that support leftist agendas.

Universal Healthcare Action Network: This organization supports a single-payer health care system controlled by the federal government.

Urban Institute: This research organization favors socialized medicine, expansion of the federal welfare bureaucracy, and tax hikes for higher income-earners.

USAction Education Fund: USAction lists its priorities as: “fighting the right wing agenda”; “building grassroots political power”; winning “social, racial and economic justice for all”; supporting a system of taxpayer-funded socialized medicine; reversing “reckless tax cuts for millionaires and corporations” which shield the “wealthy” from paying their “fair share”; advocating for “pro-consumer and environmental regulation of corporate abuse”; “strengthening progressive voices on local, state and national issues”; and working to “register, educate and get out the vote … [to] help progressives get elected at all levels of government.”

Voter Participation Center: This organization seeks to increase voter turnout among unmarried women, “people of color,” and 18-to-29-year-olds — demographics that are heavily pro-Democrat.

Voto Latino: This group seeks to mobilize Latin-Americans to become registered voters and political activists.

We Are America Alliance: This coalition promotes “increased civic participation by immigrants” in the American political process.

Working Families Party: An outgrowth of the socialist New Party, WFP seeks to help push the Democratic Party toward the left.

World Organization Against Torture: This coalition works closely with groups that condemn Israeli security measures against Palestinian terrorism.

YWCA World Office, Switzerland: The YWCA opposes abstinence education; supports universal access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand; and opposes school vouchers.

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“Secondary” or “Indirect” Affiliates of the George Soros Network

Center for Progressive Leadership: Funded by the Soros-bankrolled Democracy Alliance, this anti-capitalist organization is dedicated to training future leftist political leaders.

John Adams Project:This project of the American Civil Liberties Union was accused of: (a) having hired investigators to photograph CIA officers thought to have been involved in enhanced interrogations of terror suspects detained in Guantanamo, and then (b) showing the photos to the attorneys of those suspects, some of whom were senior al-Qaeda operatives.

Moving Ideas Network (MIN): This coalition of more than 250 leftwing activist groups is a partner organization of the Soros-backed Center for American Progress. MIN was originally a project of the Soros-backed American Prospect and, as such, received indirect funding from the Open Society Institute. In early 2006, The American Prospect relinquished control of the Moving Ideas Network.

New Organizing Institute: Created by the Soros-funded MoveOn.org, this group “trains young, technology-enabled political organizers to work for progressive campaigns and organizations.”

Think Progress: This “project” of the American Progress Action Fund, which is a “sister advocacy organization”of the Soros-funded Center for American Progress and Campus Progress, seeks to transform “progressive ideas into policy through rapid response communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing and advocacy, and partnerships with other progressive leaders throughout the country and the world.”

Vote for Change: Coordinated by the political action committee of the Soros-funded MoveOn.org, Vote for Change was a group of 41 musicians and bands that performed concerts in several key election “battleground” states during October 2004, to raise money in support of Democrat John Kerry‘s presidential bid.

Working Families Party: Created in 1998 to help push the Democratic Party toward the left, this front group for the Soros-funded ACORN functions as a political party that promotes ACORN-friendly candidates.

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The list comes from Discover the Networks and needs to be circulated across the nation.

The man has no conscience, as demonstrated in the following video.  He also financed over 50 anti-Trump protest groups and even funds Facebook’s laughable “fake news fact checking” group. Here’s a question for President Trump, when you finally get around to appointing an investigator like you promised, how about tying up some loose ends with this guy?

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Francia. Bombe molotov contro il deputato FN Gilbert Collard.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-18.

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«Gilbert Collard (Marsiglia, 3 febbraio 1948) è uno scrittore, avvocato e politico francese.

Nel 2011 è Presidente del comitato nazionale per la candidatura di Marine Le Pen alle presidenziali francesi del 2012.

Eletto deputato all’Assemblea Nazionale nella lista del Front National nel giugno 2012.

È segretario generale dal settembre 2012 del “Rassemblement Bleu Marine” (RBM), una coalizione e think-tank, “aperta ai patrioti francesi di tutti gli orizzonti politici” che sostengono Marine Le Pen, distinto però dal Fronte Nazionale. Ne fanno parte il “SIEL” di Paul-Marie Coûteaux, l’Entente républicaine (ER) di Jacques Peyrat, il Rassemblement républicain di Jean-Yves Narquin, e il sostegno del Parti de l’Innocence di Renaud Camus.» [Fonte]

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«De brefs heurts ont opposé lundi 17 avril en début de soirée des militants anti-FN aux forces de l’ordre à proximité du Zénith de Paris, où Marine Le Pen tenait son meeting de campagne. En arrivant sur place, à pied, le député du Gard apparenté FN Gilbert Collard a été agressé.

Une centaine de personnes s’était rassemblée, à l’appel de collectifs antifascites ou d’extrême gauche, dans ce quartier du nord-est de Paris, quadrillé par d’importants contingents de forces de l’ordre. Peu après 19h, l’arrivée de Gilbert Collard a déclenché quelques jets de projectiles. Selon un journaliste du JDD sur place, le député apparenté FN a reçu des crachats, des jets de bières et des gaz lacrymogènes. Selon l’AFP, un cocktail molotov a également été lancé, sans toutefois approcher le député, protégé par le cordon de policiers déployé aux abords du parc et sous escorte du service d’ordre du FN.

Selon ma bonne habitude, je n’entre pas par l’entrée des VIP. Et là des individus en nombre m’ont jeté une bouteille de bière qui m’a atterri sur la nuque. J’ai reçu une espèce de bombe inflammable qu’un policier a heureusement pu éloigner sinon elle aurait enflammé mon pantalon.» [Le Lab Europe 1]

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Il mondo occidentale non avrà pace fino a tanto che i liberals ed i socialisti non saranno dichiarati fuori legge, al pari del disciolto partito nazionale fascista e del comunismo.

Anche ieri hanno manifestato la loro componente tirannica e liberticida assalendo il deputato Gilbert Collard.

Erano un centinaio di rivoltosi, che la polizia ha tollerato, apparentemente senza eseguire arresti.

Con il volto mascherato“: in Francia sarebbe un reato, ma se i reati li esegue la sinistra sono semplicemente opere rette e giuste. Sarebbero solo difesa dal capitalismo incombente.

Bene, questo centinaio strillava:

«Tutto il mondo odia il Fn»

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«Tutti i poliziotti sono fascisti»

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Che un centinaio di persone si arroghi il diritto di ritenere essere “tutto il mondo” la conta giusta sulla loro protervia e, diciamolo pure, sulla loro buona fede e salute mentale.

Ma maggior enfasi ancora dovrebbe essere posta sul termine “odia“: quella stirpe è odiatrice per eccellenza. Odio viscerale contro chiunque osi esprimere idee differenti, contro chiunque possa essere un’opposizione.

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Siamo chiari.

Le manifestazioni violente non sono più a lungo tollerabili: né loro né i governi che le consentono e tollerano.


Adnk. 2017-04-18. Francia, scontri a comizio Le Pen: aggredito deputato

Tensioni e incidenti prima del comizio di Marine Le Pen a Parigi. Un deputato del Fn, Gilbert Collard, è stato obiettivo del lancio di alcuni oggetti e di una bomba molotov al suo arrivo al teatro Zenith della capitale, ma è rimasto illeso, protetto dagli agenti e dal servizio d’ordine del Front national. Un centinaio di persone, rispondendo all’appello dei collettivi antifascista e di estrema sinistra, si era data appuntamento nel tardo pomeriggio, in attesa del comizio della candidata alle presidenziali.

Alcune di loro, con il volto mascherato, hanno cercato di avanzare verso lo Zenith, ma sono state bloccati da un cordone della polizia. “Tutto il mondo odia il Fn”, “Tutti i poliziotti sono fascisti”, alcuni degli slogan gridati dai manifestanti, che hanno lanciato oggetti contro gli agenti, i quali hanno risposto usando gas lacrimogeni. Gli incidenti, iniziati poco prima delle 19, si sono conclusi intorno alle 21.

Pubblicato in: Criminalità Organizzata

Parquet National Financier. La Anonima Omicidi del partito socialista francese.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-18.

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Tutte le grandi organizzazioni criminali hanno al soldo un congruo numero di killer professionisti.

Il partito socialista francese nel 2013 ha istituito il Parquet National Financier (Pnf), una sorta di superprocura che dovrebbe indagare sui grandi reati finanziari che minerebbero l’esistenza stessa della repubblica francese.

Scopo santo e nobile: ma i socialisti francesi, come tutti gli altri socialisti del resto, usano il Pfn per sopprimere i propri avversari politici tramite la persecuzione giudiziaria. Come i giacobini.

Francia. Dominique Strauss-Kahn e François Fillon. Vite parallele.

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«Le parquet national financier (PNF) est une institution judiciaire française créée en décembre 2013 et chargée de traquer la grande délinquance économique et financière. Depuis son installation, le 1er mars 2014, le Procureur de la République financier traite les affaires d’une grande complexité dont il a compétence sur tout le territoire français. ….

À la suite d’un scandale politico-financier mettant en cause Jérôme Cahuzac — ministre délégué chargé du Budget —, le Gouvernement français décide de doter l’institution judiciaire «d’instruments nouveaux permettant de faciliter la détection des infractions, de renforcer l’efficacité des poursuites et d’accroître le recouvrement des avoirs criminels qui en sont le produit.». L’objectif est de « lutter de manière déterminée contre toutes les formes de fraudes et d’atteintes à la probité portant atteinte tant à la solidarité nationale qu’à l’exemplarité de la République» ….

C’est dans le prolongement de cette politique de lutte contre les atteintes à la probité1 que le procureur de la République financier, à la tête du parquet national financier, est institué le 1er février 2014 par la loi organique du 6 décembre 2013 ainsi que la loi du même jour relative à la lutte contre la fraude fiscale et la grande délinquance économique et financière.

Éliane Houlette, ancienne avocate générale à la cour d’appel de Paris, est nommée procureur de la République financier le 30 janvier 2014. Lors de sa création, le parquet national financier hérite de certaines affaires en cours dans les juridictions interrégionales spécialisées (JIRS).

D’après la circulaire de politique pénale en date du 31 janvier 2014, le procureur de la République financier, qui fait appel à des services d’enquêtes dédiés, a vocation à travailler en particulier avec l’Office central de lutte contre la corruption et les infractions financières et fiscales (OCLCIFF) — qui « apparaît comme [son] interlocuteur naturel ».

Le 9 septembre 2014, lors de son audience d’installation, Jean-Michel Hayat — président du tribunal de grande instance (TGI) de Paris — annonce la création de la 32e chambre correctionnelle dédiée aux affaires traitées notamment par le PNF. Destinée à examiner les dossiers d’évasion fiscale d’ampleur, elle tient sa première audience le 2 février 2015, et doit siéger «sans discontinuer, chaque semaine», permettant au parquet de disposer de «plages d’audiencement immédiates»» [Parquet National Financier]

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Parquet National Financier avrebbe per le mani quel fattaccio brutto dell’Airbus. Una frode stimabile tra i venticinque ed i cinquanta miliardi di denaro pubblico malversato.

Airbus to cooperate with France’s Parquet National Financier in preliminary investigation

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Ma Parquet National Financier ha piantato lì tutte le indagine su quel caso, indagini che peraltro stava conducendo alla velocità con cui un condannato a morte corre verso il patibolo: gettando sabbia sul tutto.

Si è buttato corpo morto addosso a Mr Fillon.

«In an obscure office in an alley behind a Vietnamese restaurant near Paris’s opera house, a decision was taken on Jan. 25 that changed the course of the French election»

Già.

Un organo pubblico nominato, non eletto, ha un potere che supera quello del Presidente della Repubblica e dell’Assemblea Nazionale.

È sufficiente annunciare l’apertura di indagini per stroncare carriere e vite: Dominique Strauss-Kahn docet.

«The PNF is not politically motivated and is doing exactly what it was mandated to do, according to Jacky Coulon, the secretary general of a magistrates’ union.»

Beria assicura che le purge di Stalin erano opera filantropica ed il gulag luogo di villeggiatura. Pnf è un acronimo non molto simpatico in Italia.

Questa è la dittatura socialista.


→ Bloomberg. 2017-04-17. A Key French Election Player Isn’t Even Running for President

– Financial prosecutor has become household name in France

– Fillon popularity slid after prosecutor’s investigation began


In an obscure office in an alley behind a Vietnamese restaurant near Paris’s opera house, a decision was taken on Jan. 25 that changed the course of the French election.

It was on that chilly day that the Parquet National Financier, or PNF, as France’s financial prosecutor is known, opened a probe into the family finances of candidate Francois Fillon, then practically a shoo-in for the presidency. The PNF decided to pursue a report that had appeared that day in the satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaine alleging that Fillon’s wife had earned a public salary of about 600,000 euros ($637,000) over several years without actually doing a lot of work for it.

That action put the PNF in the middle of what has turned into one of the most tumultuous and unpredictable elections in recent French history. Not unlike the role played by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with its probe into the emails of U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the PNF’s investigation, the trickling out of many of its findings and Fillon’s being charged in mid-March with misuse of public funds, has left the judiciary playing an unprecedented part in the election.

“The PNF has been a major protagonist in the unfolding drama of this presidential election,” said Jim Shields, a professor of French politics at Aston University in Birmingham, England, who still noted that the Canard report was the biggest cause of Fillon’s woes. “Never before has such a process been played out and such a verdict delivered in the full glare of the media during a presidential campaign.”

Fillon, 63, went from a clear favorite to facing the possibility of being eliminated from the May 7 runoff. With less than a week to go before the first round of the vote, the French race remains wide open. The four top contenders — the far-right’s Marine Le Pen, centrist Emmanuel Macron, Republican Fillon and the Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon — are all within striking distance of getting enough votes on April 23 to make it to the runoff in France’s two-stage election.

Spotlight on PNF

The investigation has also turned the spotlight on the PNF, which until now was far from a household name in France. In spite of the high-profile cases it has handled since its creation three years ago — such as the tax-fraud dossiers of UBS Group AG to HSBC Holdings Plc — few French people are aware of this arm of the judiciary.

“Most people didn’t even know the Parquet National Financier existed,” Pascal Jan, a law professor at Science Po Bordeaux, said in an interview.

The PNF was set up in 2014 after President Francois Hollande’s budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, tasked with cracking down on fiscal fraud, was forced to resign after a media report exposed how he was avoiding taxes with a secret Swiss account.

The head of the PNF, 64-year-old Eliane Houlette, has said her goal is to make the unit’s public enforcement action “homogeneous, visible and coherent” and internationally recognized.

Fillon Complains

Three years on, legal experts agree the PNF is making a name for itself outside of France. Its latest feat was to refuse last month a nine-figure offer from UBS to settle a tax-fraud case, leading investigators to order a trial that may leave the Swiss bank open to a fine of as much as 4.9 billion euros.

That reputation didn’t stop the Fillon camp from accusing the PNF of being politically motivated in going after him. Fillon has complained about the leaks in the press of the minutes of his questioning.

Prior to being charged, or “mis en examen” as the process is called in French, Fillon faced a steady stream of negative news. In addition to fresh revelations about the employment of two of his children as aides when he was serving in the French Senate, weekly Le Journal du Dimanche reported that Fillon supposedly received tailor-made suits worth about 50,000 euros as gifts.

Elements of the probe kept Fillon in the news and weighed on the popularity of the candidate who had campaigned on his image of irreproachable integrity. The investigation led to the defection of key supporters and an aborted attempt from rival Republicans to topple him.

‘Doing Its Job’

As the probe intensified, Fillon, who had first welcomed the investigation, saying it would put an end to the Canard’s unfounded accusations, soon went on the offensive. He said the speed with which the PNF proceeded was evidence it was part of a conspiracy to take him out of the presidential race.

The PNF is not politically motivated and is doing exactly what it was mandated to do, according to Jacky Coulon, the secretary general of a magistrates’ union.

“The PNF just did its job,” he said. “It certainly wasn’t its goal to make Fillon drop in poll ratings. It’s in the PNF’s DNA to go as fast as possible to get answers. Previously, these kinds of cases weren’t being dealt with in a reasonable time frame due to a lack of means.”

The PNF has been moving faster on cases in a country that has a track record for being slow. It took the financial prosecutor about the same time in the Fillon case — a day — as it did to begin an investigation into allegations a Panama law firm set up shell companies to help politicians and international criminals conceal their riches. The PNF was just as quick to open an investigation into possible tax avoidance by soccer stars, coaches and their managers following the publication of a leak across Europe.

Democratic Debate

Had Fillon withdrawn from the race, the PNF would have played a decisive role in bringing that about, Aston University’s Shields said. But Fillon is still in the race. If he is elected president, the case will be put on hold while he is in office.

“If he performs strongly and gets to the second round, the PNF’s role in hampering him for a time will be largely forgotten,” Shields said. “If he is beaten in the first round, we might expect his criticisms of over-zealous judges to resurface.”

While the quality of the debate suffered from the investigation taking up most of the media space, it could have been worse had the case gone slower, according to Science Po Bordeaux’s Jan. Fillon would likely still be facing a minute-by-minute press account of his legal woes and little would be said about the his platform, he said.

“Imagine if the probe had begun two weeks ago,” Jan said. “February would have become April and there would have be no debate whatsoever about the political issues.”

Pubblicato in: Criminalità Organizzata, Senza categoria

Epa. I funzionari sgavazzavano dilapidando pubblico denaro.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-18.

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L’Environmental Protection Agency era il sacro tempio ove i liberals democratici adoravano il dio ‘clima‘ e la dea ‘energie rinnovabili‘.

Queste due divinità prelevavano enormi cifre di denaro pubblico che riversavano con dovizia sui loro adoratori, che erano così loro servi fedelissimi.

L’Epa era come la caverna di Alì Babà e dei suoi quaranta ladroni. Solo che l’America è grande, quindi la caverna era immensa ed i ladroni una pletora.

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Trump. In settimana l’esecutivo per smantellare il CPP dell’Epa.

Trump nomina Segretario all’Energia Rick Perry. Epa volta pagina.

Trump. ‘Clima’ addio. Deobamizzazione a ritmo continuo.

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Mr Scott Pruitt, nuovo amministratore di questa agenzia avrà il suo bel da fare a bonificare un posto del genere. Nel lo invidiamo. Lavora in un covo di sodomiti arrampanati per il soldo. Lì la corruzione è un habitat mentale.

L’ultimo caso venuto a galla riguarda Mr Kevin Broadax, tanto per non fare nomi e cognomi, il quale

«Kevin Broadax, a contracting officer for the agency’s Las Vegas office, put the one-year memberships for 24-Hour Fitness — actually totaling $14,799.63 — on a government credit card»

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«He was outed when Americans for Tax Reform slapped the agency with a Freedom of Information Act request, and found the receipt»

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«The EPA’s employees already have access to a gym at UNLV — a really top-of-the-line gym that offers volleyball, basketball, racquetball, a massive cardio center, an indoor track, spa, juice bar and swimming pool»

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Corruzione. Ovunque vi sano dei liberals democratici ivi si annida la corruzione.

«there’s no carbon footprint study that needs to be conducted at the 24-Hour Fitness facility, no greenhouse gas emission testing that needs to be done»

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«And slapping Americans’ faces further is the realization that while this corruption is going on, the leftists and environmentalists of the nation are crying about President Donald Trump’s cuts to the EPA, moaning about the destruction of the world and demise of clean air and water»

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«This is fraud»

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I liberals democratici che facevano i santerellini erano, e sono tuttora, solo degli ipocriti.

The Washington Times. 2017-04-16. EPA perk — $15,000 tax paid gym memberships

It’s nice to be a tax paid bureaucrat, isn’t it?

An employee at the Environmental Protection Agency was just busted for spending $15,000 on gym memberships for 37 people.

Kevin Broadax, a contracting officer for the agency’s Las Vegas office, put the one-year memberships for 24-Hour Fitness — actually totaling $14,799.63 — on a government credit card. He was outed when Americans for Tax Reform slapped the agency with a Freedom of Information Act request, and found the receipt.

And you know what else?

The EPA’s employees already have access to a gym at UNLV — a really top-of-the-line gym that offers volleyball, basketball, racquetball, a massive cardio center, an indoor track, spa, juice bar and swimming pool.

Come on now. Even by the wildest stretch of imagination, there’s no just cause for this expenditure — there’s no carbon footprint study that needs to be conducted at the 24-Hour Fitness facility, no greenhouse gas emission testing that needs to be done.

This is pure bureaucratic entitlement mindset, at its worst.

And slapping Americans’ faces further is the realization that while this corruption is going on, the leftists and environmentalists of the nation are crying about President Donald Trump’s cuts to the EPA, moaning about the destruction of the world and demise of clean air and water.

This is fraud. And while EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said his agency’s cutting the gym memberships, fact is this $15,000 expenditure is a tiny drop in a very large sea of government waste and financial mismanagement. Just goes to show Americans are taxed enough — it’s the dishonest bureaucrats who aren’t spending properly.

Pubblicato in: Criminalità Organizzata

Ritorna il caro, vecchio contante.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2017-04-16.

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«Nel 2016 il limite all’utilizzo del contante nei pagamenti è passato da mille a tremila euro. E infatti dopo anni di diminuzioni è tornato a salire l’ammontare delle banconote distribuite dalla Banca d’Italia»

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«La presentazione del bilancio della Banca d’Italia per il 2016 consente di verificare che effetto ha avuto l’innalzamento sul limite all’uso del contante da mille a 3mila euro deciso con la legge di stabilità per il 2016»

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«Nel 2016 si è registrato un aumento del 3,8 per cento dell’ammontare delle banconote distribuite (al netto dei ritiri) dalla Banca d’Italia, con un’inversione della tendenza alla riduzione che era in atto dal 2012»

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«Il 2012 è l’anno in cui è entrato in vigore l’abbassamento del limite di utilizzo del contante da 3mila a mille euro, deciso dal governo Monti a fine 2011»

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L’uso del contante è vecchio come sono vecchie le strutture del convivere civile.

Non si direbbe che le limitazioni poste dall’allora Governo Monti abbiano avuto un qualche effetto sensibile sui

«rischi di un suo uso nell’economia sommersa, per forme di evasione fiscale, per finanziamento al terrorismo».

Si direbbe che in questo la mafia non ne abbia risentito in nulla.


Yahoo! Finanza. 2017-04-16. Se tornano a crescere i pagamenti in contanti

Nel (Londra: 0E4Q.Lnotizie) 2016 il limite all’utilizzo del contante nei pagamenti è passato da mille a tremila euro. E infatti dopo anni di diminuzioni è tornato a salire l’ammontare delle banconote distribuite dalla Banca d’Italia. Scarsi gli effetti sui consumi interni.

Gli effetti di una misura controversa

La presentazione del bilancio della Banca d’Italia per il 2016 consente di verificare che effetto ha avuto l’innalzamento sul limite all’uso del contante da mille a 3mila euro deciso con la legge di stabilità per il 2016.

Nel 2016 si è registrato un aumento del 3,8 per cento dell’ammontare delle banconote distribuite (al netto dei ritiri) dalla Banca d’Italia, con un’inversione della tendenza alla riduzione che era in atto dal 2012.

Il 2012 è l’anno in cui è entrato in vigore l’abbassamento del limite di utilizzo del contante da 3mila a mille euro, deciso dal governo Monti a fine 2011. Il tasso di crescita delle banconote effettivamente in circolazione, passato dal 5,6 nel 2011 al -4,8 per cento nel 2012 e sempre negativo negli anni successivi, fino al -0,14 per cento del 2015, nel 2016 torna positivo: +2,8 per cento (figura 1).

Le motivazioni della decisione del governo Renzi erano basate su dati discutibili ed erano in controtendenza rispetto a quelle ampiamente condivise – dall’Europol a economisti come Kenneth Rogoff e Peter Sands, fino alle scelte di molte banche centrali – che sottolineano gli aspetti negativi dell’utilizzo del contante quale mezzo di pagamento, dati i rischi di un suo uso nell’economia sommersa, per forme di evasione fiscale, per finanziamento al terrorismo. Stando ai sondaggi, proprio la motivazione di contrasto all’evasione e all’economia sommersa è quella che nel novembre scorso ha garantito un ampio consenso al ritiro delle banconote di taglio più elevato (per un valore di circa i quattro quinti del totale) deciso all’improvviso dal governo Modi in India.

Il governo Renzi sosteneva in particolare che il provvedimento avrebbe favorito i consumi, specie quelli su beni di lusso da parte di ricchi stranieri. Dati al riguardo non sono disponibili. Tuttavia, se si considera la proporzione delle banconote relativamente alla spesa per consumi interni delle famiglie (inclusi quindi quelli dei turisti esteri ed esclusi quelli all’estero dei turisti italiani), anche la tendenza alla riduzione in atto dal 2012 si è arrestata nel 2016. Non sembrerebbe che l’aumento del contante in circolazione abbia favorito una maggiore crescita dei consumi. Ci vuole tuttavia cautela nel trarre legami causali da semplici correlazioni, pur se associate con sorprendente precisione a date di emanazione di misure di segno opposto sul limite al contante. Chi ha deciso una misura in controtendenza nel panorama internazionale dovrebbe però fornire prove sulla sua efficacia, a distanza di un anno, almeno sulle categorie di consumi che doveva favorire.

Anomalia italiana

Un indizio circa l’effetto della misura a favore di una maggiore domanda di contante si ricava dal confronto con l’andamento del valore delle banconote distribuite dall’intero Eurosistema e dalla Francia (che nel 2016 ha ridotto a mille euro il limite per l’uso del contante). In ambedue i casi, al contrario di quanto accaduto in Italia, anche nel 2016 si sono registrate flessioni nel valore delle banconote distribuite: -9,3 per cento nell’Eurosistema e -1,5 per cento in Francia. La crescita del 7,2 per cento registrata in Germania, simile a quella degli anni precedenti, trova spiegazioni specifiche nell’elevata domanda per una valuta rifugio da parte di soggetti esterni all’Eurozona.