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Derek Jeter goes to Davos to discuss Climate Change

by Rodan ( 79 Comments › )
Filed under Baseball, Climate, Politics, Progressives at January 25th, 2013 - 7:00 am

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NY Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter will be in the hall of fame. He is very active in charities and helps out young kids. The last thing Jeter should do is break the Jordan rule and become vocal on politics.

In a surprise move, Derek Jeter was spotted in Davos, Switzerland. He was not there to raise money for charities or to hook up with foreign exotic women. Jeter was there to discuss, Climate Change. A Baseball Shortstop is now an expert on Climate Change! Even funnier, Pepsi is sponsoring him at Davos!

DAVOS, Switzerland — As global political and business leaders gather here for the World Economic Forum this week, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hopes climate change is addressed.

“I was in New York for Hurricane Sandy,” Jeter told The Dispatch this morning, following a private function in Davos, Switzerland. Jeter is here for the Forum this week with Pepsi.

“It’s just something that’s gotten so much attention,” Jeter said of climate change. “Regardless of how you feel about it, it’s something that needs to be addressed because we’re seeing more and more natural disasters each year, it seems like. Something has to be causing it.”

Derek Jeter may soon become Charles Johnson’s favorite baseball player, but this hurts his image with others. When I first read this article I was laughing. But this publicity stunt is very effective. Progressives get these athletes and entertainers to become spokes people for their pet causes. Do not dismiss Derek Jeter becoming a Climate Change spokes person. This could be very effective with low information voters.

As a NY Yankee fan, I am disappointed in Derek Jeter becoming a propagandist on AGW. Even worse is Pepsi promoting his new found activism. I wish athletes would just do their jobs and corporations not focus on making profits.

Maybe the Republicans can get Alex Rodriquez to discuss Sequester and the debt limit!

Transnational Elites planning to “update” Capitalism

by Rodan ( 86 Comments › )
Filed under Communism, Economy, Fascism, Liberal Fascism, Progressives, Socialism, Tranzis, unemployment at January 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm

The yearly meeting at Davos, Switzerland of the Global elites is very shady,yet the world’s political direction is influenced by them. This gathering is really a meeting of transnational Progressives. They seek to remodel the world into a Neo-Feudal state along the lines of Plato’s The Republic. These elites also have a soft spot for Islamic causes, since they also seek to establish a Neo-Feudal state, but one based on Sharia law. They don’t have our good intentions.

Now in a move to cater to the Neo-Stalinist Occupy crowd, they seek to “reform” Capitalism. The elites feel Capitalism is broken and needs changing.

Economic and political elites meeting this week at the Swiss resort of Davos will be asked to urgently find ways to reform a capitalist system that has been described as “outdated and crumbling.”

“We have a general morality gap, we are over-leveraged, we have neglected to invest in the future, we have undermined social coherence, and we are in danger of completely losing the confidence of future generations,” said Klaus Schwab, host and founder of the annual World Economic Forum.

“Solving problems in the context of outdated and crumbling models will only dig us deeper into the hole.

“We are in an era of profound change that urgently requires new ways of thinking instead of more business-as-usual,” the 73-year-old said, adding that “capitalism in its current form, has no place in the world around us.”

This is just a pretext by the Tranzi  Progressives. The same global elites caused the economic meltdown through bad investments. They used their political connections to get bailed out at our expense. They then created the Occupy Movement to justify their calls for “reforms”. This is power grab, pure and simple.

Caturday: Swiss Zoo shows off rare Snow Leopard cubs – Just Stunning!

by 1389AD ( 93 Comments › )
Filed under Asia, Caturday, Europe, Open thread at August 20th, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Snow Leopards

By Gramfan 

RARE snow leopard triplets have made their first public appearance at Basel Zoo in Switzerland.

The zoo is showing off the eight-week-old cubs today alongside their mother, Mayhan and father, Pator.

The pair were matched mid-January through a preservation program run by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria.

Snow leopards are an endangered species and only 4000 to 6000 are believed to still live in the wild.

They are mainly found in the mountains of Central Asia and the Himalayas.

With thanks to News.com.

Three Snow Leopard Cubs Born at Zoo Basel

Uploaded by ZooBorns on Jun 15, 2011

This past week Zoo Basel’s newest furry residents began to venture outside of their den for the first time, proving to be bold and curious little cubs. Born April 22nd, the three little Snow Leopard cubs have stayed secluded with mom, Mayhan, in the den for the last two months and these pictures are their first debut to the world. While the cubs are still nursing, they are also getting practice at munching chicken, which appears to be more about having fun than dinner at this stage. In the wild this shy mountain dwelling feline is threatened by poaching and suspicious herders. Wild populations are estimated to be only 4,000 – 6,000 making these births all the more important.

This video is courtesy of and copyright by Zoo Basel.


How Switzerland Resists Islamization

by 1389AD ( 8 Comments › )
Filed under Crime, Europe, Headlines, Islamic Invasion, Islamic Supremacism, Military, Weapons at July 7th, 2011 - 3:38 pm

Says The Osprey:

Something tells me the present day inhabitants of Switzerland aren’t going to be paying the jizya any time soon.

Schlüer: Swiss Ban on Minarets Democratic, Not Racist

Ulrich Schlüer, of the far-right populist Swiss People’s party, leads the campaign to ban minaret construction in Switzerland.

Be advised that every party in Europe that opposes Islamization is automatically dubbed “far-right,” so as to smear it with a false connection to fascism.

Why Switzerland Has The Lowest Crime Rate In The World

Uploaded by crutley2 on Nov 15, 2009

When thinking about the mass extermination camps of a holocaust think..

The key to freedom is to be able to have the ability to defend yourself &, if you dont have the tools to do that, then youre going to be at the mercy of whomever wants to put you away.

Guns are deeply rooted within Swiss culture – but the gun crime rate is so low that statistics are not even kept.

The country has a population of six million, but there are estimated to be at least two million publicly-owned firearms, including about 600,000 automatic rifles and 500,000 pistols.

This is in a very large part due to Switzerland’s unique system of national defence, developed over the centuries.

Instead of a standing, full-time army, the country requires every man to undergo some form of military training for a few days or weeks a year throughout most of their lives.

Between the ages of 21 and 32 men serve as frontline troops. They are given an M-57 assault rifle and 24 rounds of ammunition which they are required to keep at home.

Once discharged, men serve in the Swiss equivalent of the US National Guard, but still have to train occasionally and are given bolt rifles. Women do not have to own firearms, but are encouraged to.

Update 28th December 2010:

Out of nearly 3 million views of this video there are 4358 thumbs up to 427 thumbs down. So, you could say, if any of us lived in any sort of real democracy in this world that would mean that only one in every ten people would like to keep gun control laws. Guess this means that we’re not and that the tyrants still have all the real power.


Swiss Reject Gun Contol

by Rodan ( 221 Comments › )
Filed under Europe, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Progressives, Tranzis, World at February 15th, 2011 - 8:30 am

The Swiss have dealt a massive blow to the Progressive-Islamic Axis. 56% of Swiss voters rejected the gun ban initiative. The Pro-Gun rights group succeeded in explaining to the Swiss that only criminals will have the guns and not law abiding citizens.

Another unspoken reason for the defeat is the Islamic threat to Europe. Why do Jihadist run wild in the streets of France, Belgium, Hollands and the UK? The reason is those nations have gun bans and the citizens are disarmed. In the back of the minds of many Swiss, they see the Islamic colonialists moving into their cities. So far they haven’t caused major problems. The reason for this is because the Swiss are armed and would put them in their place.

Voters have thrown out a controversial initiative on restricting access to firearms in a nationwide ballot on Sunday.

Final results showed just over 56 per cent of votes had been cast against the initiative which sought to ban army-issue guns from the home.

A majority of cantons voted against the initiative. Support came from several, mainly urban regions including Geneva, Basel and Zurich. Opposition was strongest in rural areas in eastern and central Switzerland as well as in the southern Italian-speaking canton of Ticino.

The result is a blow for supporters – a broad coalition of NGOs, trade unions, churches, pacifists and centre-left parties.

Read the Rest: Swiss voters reject anti-gun initiative

I find it very interesting that the vote result in Switzerland mirrored an American election. The more traditional and rural areas voted to keep their gun rights, while the urban areas voted for the restrictions.  There was an ethnic component to this vote as well.

As we see here the eastern and central Cantons that voted against this measure are German speaking. The western cantons which voted for gun restrictions are French speaking. Clearly there is a cultural divide over this issue.

The Progressive-Islamic alliance will now have to contend with an armed and independent Swiss people. I salute the Swiss in rejecting this measure and keeping their sovereignty. A well armed Switzerland keeps the Islamic colonialists at bay.

The Swiss Vote on Gun Control

by coldwarrior ( 156 Comments › )
Filed under Politics, Second Amendment, Weapons at February 12th, 2011 - 1:00 pm

I am sorry about this, ladies of Blogmocracy. It appears that your sisters in Switzerland are driving an initiative to disarm the Swiss public. the Swiss have a proud history of arms, independence, and don’t get invaded because of two things, the mountains and the fact that military weapons are at hand in most houses and the male residents are trained to use them. The males are required to be trained at the age of 18.

The rest of Europe has disarmed themselves and have been PC’ed to death and been made ready for the take over by the muzz minority, are the Swiss next? A populace without guns is a slave population. This is step one to disarm the population of Switzerland, we know that the left wont stop on this initiative. We have seen this play before, in England and Australia. Act One begins on Sunday with claims that this law will prevent suicides, stop domestic violence, make happier children, and make the laundry whiter and brighter .

“This poster against an initiative to round up military-issue guns in Switzerland reads: ‘A weapons monopoly for criminals? No.’ But increased gun control is favored by a slight majority of the Swiss.”

And women may tip the election. Recent polls suggest that a narrow majority support the initiative — 52 percent, according to a January poll by the gfs.bern institute — but the discrepancy between men and women is stark.

According to Claude Longchamp, who heads gfs.bern, there’s a 24 percentage point difference between male and female voters, which represents the widest gender-based difference his institute has seen in 10 years of research.

“Many women believe that it is unnecessary to keep a firearm at home nowadays,” he told the website swissinfo.ch, “whereas men typically fear for cherished Swiss traditions, and therefore tend to oppose the initiative.”

The real purpose of this initiative is to weaken the militia army and withdraw the state’s confidence in its citizens,” said Markus Müller, spokesman for a group of Swiss military officers called ASMZ, according to AP. “Only a disarmed people can be oppressed.”

Switzerland is an exception to many clichés about Europe, but gun control is one of the most unexpected. In stark contrast to the neighboring European Union, and in spite of the country’s placid image of cow pastures, Alpine landscapes and official neutrality in war, every third Swiss household owns a gun.

That may, however, change on Sunday, when Swiss voters decide on a measure to end a tradition of sending military-issue rifles home with reserve soldiers. Most Swiss men are reservists because Switzerland has a mandatory draft and only a small standing army. Sunday’s “weapons initiative” is aimed at rounding up those weapons and storing them in public arsenals. The idea is that the weapons can be retrieved in case of war, but not used for impulsive domestic violence.

The measure, surprisingly, may pass. The country’s stout tradition of gun ownership has been rattled by a persistently high suicide rate and a number of mass murders, including a 2001 incident involving a commercial version of the Swiss army’s SG 550 assault rifle. Doctors and women’s groups have also argued that guns in the closet lead to more bloody accidents and lethal disputes at home.

“If you make firearms less accessible, there will be fewer suicides. It’s that simple,” Elsa Kurz, from the Geneva-based group Stop Suicide, told the Associated Press. Switzerland has the highest rate of suicide by firearm of any European nation — about 26 percent, compared to 2.8 percent in the UK and about 1 percent in Germany.

Only a disarmed population can be oppressed, indeed.

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Background:

http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/0,1518,744837,00.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/11/world/europe/11iht-swiss11.html?_r=1&amp

What’s happening?

by Kafir ( 252 Comments › )
Filed under Links, Open thread at December 5th, 2009 - 10:28 am

Iran warns Switzerland over minaret ban

Iran warned Switzerland on Saturday of “consequences” over a referendum banning the building of new mosque minarets and urged Bern not to enforce the ban, the official IRNA news agency reported.

The vote went “against the prestige of a country which claims to be an advocate of democracy and human rights,” Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki told Swiss counterpart Micheline Calmy-Rey in a telephone call, quoted by IRNA.
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IRNA said Switzerland’s ambassador in Tehran was summoned on Saturday before the foreign ministry, which protested against the minaret ban which was backed by more than 57% of voters who cast their ballot on November 29.

Calmy-Rey said the referendum was carried out against the will of the Swiss government, which would “use all its means to support Muslims rights,” the IRNA report added.

The referendum on a constitutional ban on minarets was proposed by a rightwing Swiss party and had not been expected to succeed.

Obama approval rating below 50 percent
ON A CNN POLL

Forty-eight percent of Americans questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. national survey released Friday said they approve of the job Obama is doing as president — a drop of 7 percentage points from a survey last month.

Obama Ignores ‘Climate-Gate’ in Revising Copenhagen Plans

The scandal has prompted calls for Obama from global warming skeptics to skip this month’s climate summit in Copenhagen — instead, the White House is doubling down on its commitment.

Russia turns to Israel for help in investigation into train bombing


And in case you missed it:

The Illegal-Settlements Myth – (link from Wrath-of-God)

NYT’s op-ed – The 9/11 of 1859 – (hattip to snork)

Few if any Americans today would question the justness of John Brown’s cause: the abolition of human bondage. But as the nation prepares to try Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, who calls himself the architect of the 9/11 attacks, it may be worth pondering the parallels between John Brown’s raid in 1859 and Al Qaeda’s assault in 2001.

Yes, he said that. And it seems Bernadine Dohrn thinks she’s the 60′s equivilent:

Pro-violence abolitionist John Brown studied in NY

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — John Brown, the 19th-century abolitionist who advocated armed violence, is drawing a diverse crowd this week to study how his fight against slavery continues to play in America.
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Organizers say the symposium, on Friday and Saturday, will examine the impact of Brown’s fight against slavery on America then and how it reverberates today. Speakers include Bernardine Dohrn, one of the best-known leaders of the 1960s radical group the Weather Underground; Maria Suarez, a Mexican immigrant who was virtually enslaved by a Southern California man after being lured to work for him in 1976; Russell Banks, author of the fictional Brown biography “Cloudsplitter”; and Alice Keesey Mecoy, a Brown descendant.
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“We’re trying to get people to take a look at the use of violence in our country — why American culture uses violence to achieve an end,” Wikoff said.

Dohrn would be an expert at that.

Minarets: A Symbol of Imperialism and Colonialism

by Rodan ( 306 Comments › )
Filed under Europe, Islamic Invasion, Islamic Supremacism, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Progressives, Sharia (Islamic Law) at November 30th, 2009 - 3:22 pm

The Swiss resistance have rejected the imposition of colonial symbols in their nation. As usual Progressive collaborators are complaining about this brave act. What people don’t tell you is about the Imperialist origins of the Minaret. It is designed to impose Arabic-Islamic supremacy over conquered people. It has nothing to do with their cult or their fake moon god. An example is the Haga Sofia, which fell to Genocidal Arabist Turkish forces in 1453. Minarets were imposed on the Roman Cathedral to celebrate the triumph of the Empire. This was but just one example, there are others.

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The building of new mosques has become an issue throughout European cities, from Munich to London. In some places, such as Italy, Switzerland and Greece, governments have struggled to prevent their erection. Yet while there is controversy over their very construction, there is usually very little questioning about why they are built where they are built.

A survey of historical placement of mosques in important cities and newly conquered Muslim lands, as well as a survey of the placement of mosques in diverse neighborhoods, shows that their placement is anything but random and that strikingly often they are built next to the houses of prayer or the neighborhoods of non-Muslims.

Across the Middle East and the Muslim world the existence of the minaret is taken for granted. Sometimes square and stout as they are in North Africa, or tall, skinny and cylindrical as they are in Turkey and Eastern Europe, they are the symbol of the Muslim world. Yet their commonness leads people to take them for granted.

Read the rest.

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Minarets are nothing more than Colonial Imperial symbols. If the Imperialist wish to worship their so called god, they can do so without causing noise pollution. Hopefully what happened in Switzerland is a sign that there is a Global Resistance against The Arabic-Islamo Empire. They are assisted by the Progressive collaborators. These traitors demonized the Serb resistance in the 90′s and bombed them. Let us stand by the Swiss people and let them know, there are other who will support them.

I urge all Blogmocracy Netizens to buy Swiss products. They deserve our support in their resistance against Imperialism and Colonialism. Hopefully, one day we can ban minarets here in America as well!

(Hat Tip: WrathofG-d)

Sunday Sports and News threads 11/29/09

by Rodan ( 191 Comments › )
Filed under Blogmocracy, Islamic Supremacism, Liberal Fascism, Multiculturalism, NFL, Open thread, Progressives, Sports at November 29th, 2009 - 10:28 am

It’s Sunday! That means it’s Football Day!

Since it was Thanksgiving week, three games have already been played.

Packers crushed the Lions 34-12.

The Cowboys romped 42-7 over the Raiders in their traditional Thanksgiving Game.

My NY Giants are now on life support as the Denver Broncos manhandled them 26-6. The Giants have no defense and as a fan, I believe they do not deserve a playoff spot.

The big game today is the Colts vs. Houston. The Texans are up already 7-0 and it remains to be seen if the Colts can remain undefeated.

Here are the scores of today’s games.



In some good news for a change, The Swiss people have voted against Imperialist domination.

Switzerland has backed far-right calls to ban the building of new minarets, official referendum results have revealed

Switzerland’s biggest party, the Swiss People’s Party (SVP), claims the turrets attached to mosques are symbols of militant Islam.

The anti-immigration SVP party believes the spires from where followers of Islam are called to prayer demonstrate a “political-religious claim to power”.

It forced a referendum on whether or not minarets should be banned after collecting 100,000 signatures from eligible voters within 18 months.

Over 57% of Swiss voters chose to approve a blanket ban on the construction of Muslim minarets, according to official results posted by Swiss news agency ATS.

Read the rest.

This is a big blow against the Empire’s attempts to colonize Switzerland. I now call on all Blogmocracy Netizens to show support to the Swiss by buying as many of that nation’s products as you can. They will now be demonized in the Progressive collaborationist press as other resister nations like Serbia and Israel are. If possible, take a vacation in Switzerland, they have earned our money. May God bless the Swiss!

(Hat Tip: Jeppo)

In other news four police officers were murdered near McChord Air force Base in Washington State.

SEATTLE —  Four police officers were shot dead in an ambush at a Washington state coffee house, a sheriff’s official said Sunday.

The attack occurred east of McChord < Base in Parkland, Wash.

The officers were shot at local coffee shop, Forza Coffee, the News Tribune of Tacoma reported.

Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer< told The News Tribune in Tacoma that the officers were sitting in the coffee shop with their computers when the shooter came in Sunday morning.

He says investigators believe the officers were targeted, and it was not a robbery.

Read the rest.

Something is not right with this story and it needs watching Please feel free to post updates on this disturbing story.

(Hat Tips to: Math Teacher and Doriangrey)

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