Day: January 6, 2021

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Hong Kong Police Arrest 53 Free Lunch Deniers

Hong Kong police arrested 53 former lawmakers and democracy proponents Wednesday for allegedly violating the new national security law by participating in unofficial election primaries for the territory’s legislature last year. The arrests send the “signal that political pluralism is no longer tolerated in Hong Kong,” EU spokesman Peter Stano told a press conference. The security law is being used “to crush dissent and stifle the exercise of human rights and political freedoms.” Human Rights Watch senior China researcher Maya Wang said the national security law is a blanket law that allows the government to arrest people for exercising their rights. “Hong Kong is looking more like mainland China but where one ends and the other begins is hard to discern,” she said. I say China is trying very hard to ensure Hong Kong gets a fair share of free lunches. READ MORE

Great Reset and Free Lunch

The Great (Free Lunch) Reset

Proponents of “The Great Reset” argue that the pandemic proves our former society “doesn’t work,” so we need a tech-focused, “sustainable” future to reduce emissions and thereby “save the planet.” They seem to be telling themselves — and may even truly believe — that they are “saving the planet,” so the ends justify the means. In his book,” The Great Reset” Schwab poses the rhetorical question, “Is it okay to lie to the public for some greater good?” I suppose it’s okay if it means a free lunch! READ MORE

Coming Soon to Everyone

Google has made a U-turn and reinstated TalkRadio’s YouTube channel

In what appeared to be an extraordinary clampdown, Google terminated the station’s YouTube channel at around 1 am, reportedly for violating its ‘community guidelines’. ‘This chilling attack on a broadcaster is the type of thing you see in China. It is no coincidence that TalkRadio is one of the loudest critics of the Government’s mismanagement of the pandemic, nor that the Government is pressuring Big Tech companies to increase censorship under ‘online harms’ policies. READ MORE

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