"WHEEL OF FORTUNE"-KAY STARR
"HEY THERE"-ROSEMARY CLOONEY
"CROSS OVER THE BRIDGE"-PATTI PAGE
THE DICATORSHIP WINS DOWN UNDER IN NEW ZEALAND
Welcome to the weekend calculating Day 216 of the Dictatorship of COVID-19 where crisis leads to authoritarian government unquestioned and unchecked even by elections, perhaps embraced.
New Zealand's dictator on two counts-COVID-19 and firearms-winning big in terms of her country's politics with almost half of the popular vote. Jacinda Ardern's Labor Party looking at a majority in its own right in the 120 seat parliament.
Her junior partner in the current government "New Zealand First" wiped out and the Republican-RINO "National Party" blunted. The Greens won seats and there was a big rise in support for the ACT Party of libertarians who promote "individual freedom and personal responsibility" their party leader and only parliament member the sole vote against the mass firearms confiscation in the country.
Now David Seymour with nine more members in Parliament that party will have 10 seats.
Seymour calls his party's unprecedented success "bittersweet" and "not good for New Zealand" in the context of Jacinda Ardern's increased power as a result of the election.
To understand what the ACT Party is in the context of New Zealand politics and what the party stands for here is the Wikipedia article.......
Of course as one considers the incumbent Prime Minister's win in New Zealand one should note that in times of "crisis" there is a rallying around the incumbent. What does that tell us about the election here in the USA?
DONALD J. TRUMP DOW JONES 30,000, JOE BIDEN DOW JONES 15,000, ANTHONY FAUCI DOW JONES 7,500
Ever look at the political situation that way. I looked at my quarterly statement retirement investments last week and my dad called this morning. Part of the conversation about the stock market being as he put it "so high". Inflation of currency plays a part as I see it but the man in the White House as well.
Donald Trump focused like a laser beam on the economy not allowing COVID-19 to kill it and his re-election bid.
The media and political critics call Trump a "liar" on the coronavirus but all that he has said this year had its purpose. Propping up the economy which is in his self-interest but also in the interest of us all.
My retirement savings would be cut in half if Joe Biden's mouth was talking COVID-19 inside the White House.
And Anthony Fauci would gut our retirement savings even more if his mouth was behind the Presidential seal.
FBI INFORMANTS TALK TO PEOPLE WITH DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROBLEMS AND THEY END UP CALLING IT 'DOMESTIC TERRORISM'
Indeed that may the real story buried behind the federal and state hype over the charges against "militia members" in multiple states recently centering on the authoritarian governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer.
I saw the hype and hyperbole in connection with the cases made against the Bundys and others in the Oregon Standoff and Bunkerville Standoff so I'm open to this explanation of that matter no matter how much US Attorney-FBI excrement is blown into the wall in this case. The Michigan Attorney General also blowing his own "stuff" with separate charges.
Peter Hitchens has often offered his investigative insight into actual "terrorists" noting their drug problems and suggesting drugs are the problem, not terrorism. Violent acts being described as a byproduct of drug addiction.
These "domestic terrorism" suspects may just have drug and alcohol problems that need to be addressed.
And by the way the accused are "innocent until proven guilty" under the Constitution of the United States but don't tell that to the *hit shooting federal and state prosecutors in Michigan.
Who spoke these words?
"Well there's a lot of bleeding hearts around who just don't like to see people with helmets and guns. All I can say is go on and bleed but it's more important to keep law and order in this society than to be worried about weak-kneed people who don't like the looks..."
We'll flashback to some real domestic terrorism 50 years ago this week.
"CRACKLIN' ROSIE"-NEIL DIAMOND
"AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH"-DIANA ROSS
"I'LL BE THERE"-THE JACKSON FIVE
Some of the top hits as played on 1050 CHUM in Toronto in October of 1970 the month of Canada's "October Crisis" and here he is its not Donald J. Trump speaking but Canada's then Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau, father of current PM Justin Trudeau........
I visited Parliament Hill in Ottawa back in 2015 and stood on the spot where Trudeau spoke those words to the mainstream media. Many of Trudeau's left-wing friends from his youth ended up being put in jail without any right of habeas corpus.
There were bombings, kidnappings and even murder going on that led to invocation of Canada's War Measures Act.
Real "domestic terrorism".
The written version of the story on Wikipedia........
The story told on film...........
"GESTAPO POLICING" "THIS IS NOW TYRANNY"
The slogans on the signs in London today another freedom protest as the lockdown tightens in cities across the UK...
BREAKING NEWS ISRAEL: PROTEST AGAINST PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU OUTSIDE HIS JERUSALEM RESIDENCE
Some 25-hundred protesters at least tonight outside the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem tonight.....LIVE VIDEO NETANYAHU PROTEST 10-17-2020.....Later reporting from Jerusalem put the crowd at over 10-thousand according to YNet...
"KANSAS CITY STAR"-ROGER MILLER
"SNEAKY SNAKE"-TOM T. HALL
"TENNESSEE BIRD WALK"-JACK BLANCHARD AND MISTY MORGAN
Some of the sounds of country music from the past blasts from my country music experience............
NINE IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING TEACHER DECAPITATION IN FRANCE
The attacker killed by police but the investigation into the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty underway in France directed by the anti-terrorism prosecutor. The Chechen attacker asked students to point out the teacher before the attack. Paty threatened in the days before the attack after he showed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in his class discusssng "free speech".....
DICTATORSHIP OF COVID-19 UPDATE: NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO WARNING AGAINST LARGE JEWISH WEDDING
"Look you can get married, you just can't have 1,000 people at your wedding"
Some of what Governor Cuomo had to say in response to a report of a huge Orthodox Jewish wedding being planned in Brooklyn with ten thousand guests that led to an order to halt the event........ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS
ARMENIA AZERBAIJAN CONFLICT UPDATE: CEASE-FIRE ANNOUNCED FOR TONIGHT
TASS REPORT-After this report of a cease-fire deal earlier in the day the latest report from Russia's Tass News Agency quotes Armenian officials describe calm at the front line......TASS REPORT TONIGHT
"SATURDAY NIGHT" THE NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS (LIVE)
"LOOK WHAT THEY'VE DONE TO MY SONG, MA"-THE NEW SEEKERS (LIVE)
"REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS"-FRIEND AND LOVER
THE YELLOW VESTS CARRY ON IN FRANCE AMIDST MASSIVE EVENTS AROUND THEM FROM TERRORISM TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANIC-LOCKDOWN AND THERE'S MORE. ONE PROTESTER IN PARIS TODAY DEPICTING JESUS BEARING THE CROSS. "THE LORD" AS THE STORY GOES SURRENDERED TO THE WILL OF HIS FATHER AND WENT ON TO ETERNAL LIFE......FRANCE YELLOW VESTS WEEK 101
Walter Cronkite and the "CBS Evening News" from 50 years ago (October 21, 1970) with inflation caused by federal spending at the top of the news plus reporting from Canada on the murder of Pierre LaPorte by the FLQ.....
POLITICS 1968 STYLE PROMINENT IN THE NEWS 50 YEARS AGO TOMORROW ON OCTOBER 18, 1968 THE RACE FOR THE PRESIDENCY IN FULL SWING TALK ABOUT THE END OF THE WAR IN VIETNAM A MAJOR ASPECT OF THE PITCHES OF HUMPHREY AND NIXON THE MAIN PARTY CANDIDATES........
SOUTH DAKOTA AND THE CORONAVIRUS: MASS INFECTION AND THE SKY HASN'T FALLEN
South Dakota has reached a point where one positive test is being recorded daily for just over every one thousand people that live there and that includes a record number of 806 today. That's the equivalent of Pennsylvania having 12,000 positives in a day (the total today for PA is 1,485).......SIOUX FALLS ARGUS-LEADER
The state operating with no state mandates like other states although 16 mayors of the larger communities like Sioux Falls and Rapid City asking for masks-muzzles and social distancing.....SIOUX FALLS ARGUS-LEADER
Some people see South Dakota as a freer place to live than Virginia for example and this means something for South Dakota's real estate industry......CAPITAL JOURNAL
"LET IT BE"-THE BEATLES (LIVE)
"OUT IN THE COUNTRY"-THREE DOG NIGHT (LIVE)
"NO MILK TODAY"-HERMANS HERMITS
THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH OF TYRANNY TODAY
"Peter was given emergency surgery to reduce the agony, but needed a more radical operation. He was put on the urgent list for it. But this was still too late. He fell terribly ill again and despite the heroic efforts of paramedics, he died. The many years of happy life which Peter and Lisa King might otherwise have had were wiped out for ever."
"I use to think Huxley had been completely right and George Orwell's alternative nightmare of a surveillance state based on terror, secret police spies and torture had been wrong. But recently I've come to the grim conclusion that we will end up with a mixture of both"
"The supposedly moderate Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has at last revealed himself as the fanatic he really is, with his wild calls for even more mass destruction of the jobs and livelihoods of Labour voters in a so-called 'circuit breaker'.
I am not surprised. Most people who report on politics in this country do not understand the subject, lacking the Marxist training which I had in my distant youth"
Excerpts from Peter Hitchens column this weekend.........PETER HITCHENS BLOG
In Idaho Dr. Andy Wakefield speaking at Health Freedom Idaho's "The Truth Uncensored" last night. His message one about the crony capitalism of the pharmaceutical industry and its connection to the media and the politicians.
Laying out the truth in political terms Biden versus Trump on mandatory vaccination.....
Good Night and God Bless.
"HOMEWARD BOUND"-SIMON AND GARFUNKEL
"ON THE OTHER SIDE"-THE SEEKERS