One of the most interesting aspects of the Greenpeace pirates story is the deafening silence from the embassy’s of the foreign nationals currently under arrest in Murmansk. Apart from some muted comments from the Dutch about the Arctic Sunrise being a Dutch registered vessel and a faint mumbling from the Finns about one of their nationals, nobody seems bothered about a bunch of Green activists being in prison.
This must have come as a surprise to Greenpeace who are used to Politicians in the West hanging on their every word and being terrified of upsetting Greenpeace on its self appointed mission to destroy industrialized society.
So when Greenpeace director John Sauven wrote this piece in The Guardian in today they would have been expecting unwavering support from the Green Guardianistas who would of course be suitably outraged that these people were arrested for following their conscience, one of the most noble Liberal acts anyone can do, and which, should of course, make you immune from any sort of punishment. Read the rest of this entry
One of the great political oxymorons of all time is Liberal, those that espouse great and noble political aims and objectives for good of us all, are always the first to demand press censorship when the rest of the populace does not immediately embrace the noble and lofty of goal of the Liberal.
As the great man made climate change boondoggle has declined so there have been increasing calls from those who believe in Anthropogenic Global Warming to stifle debate and punish the heretical non believers. Back in July 2011 on the other side of the world, Australian Green Party deputy Leader Christine Milne was promising to punish any newspaper that published articles that did not follow the party line on Global Warming.
Meanwhile back in the present day, Britain’s very own Climate Change Fool Liberal Democrat Secretary for Climate Superstition and Witchcraft at the DECC, Ed Davey is telling the press that they cannot print stories that are critical of man made climate change, because the public believe them and it is destroying the Green agenda that the Liberal Democrats so fervently support as part of their political manifesto.
In the post Leveson world, politicians increasingly believe they can throw their weight around and tell the press the way it is going to be, well possibly a real heavy weight politician like former prisoner of Her Majesty Chris Huhne, might have got away with it, but a lightweight glove puppet like Ed Davey is going to be told to go forth and multiply. Read the rest of this entry