Random Quotations – April 12th, 2017

Five items in total…

“This is no small thing we are talking about here. We are talking about a sitting president’s administration using the terrifying powers of espionage of the United States government to conduct an intelligence operation against a political opponent before, during and after that target was elected president of the United States… This would be 10 times more serious than Watergate. We are talking a constitutional crisis the likes of which we have never seen in modern times.” – Charles Hurt, “The Nuclear Option: Obama Silent over Trump Tower Wiretaps” – Breitbart, March 31st, 2017.

“The Russian central bank opened its first overseas office in Beijing on March 14, marking a step forward in forging a Beijing-Moscow alliance to bypass the US dollar in the global monetary system, and to phase-in a gold-backed standard of trade.” – Tyler Durden, “Moscow and Beijing join forces to bypass US dollar in global markets, shift to gold trade” – Zero Hedge, April 3rd, 2017.

“For those that continue to seek improper and illegal entry into this country, be forewarned: This is a new era. This is the Trump era. The lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws and the catch and release practices of old are over.” – Attorney-General Jeff Sessions, quoted by Jeff Dunetz in “Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces illegal alien crack down” – The Lid, April 11th, 2017.

“The airplane had an ‘overbook situation.’ The crew needed ‘volunteers.’ One passenger ‘refused to leave the aircraft voluntarily.’ So he was ‘re-accommodated’.” – Derek Hawkins (Washington Post) “Corporate BS speak’: United Airlines ridiculed for saying man dragged down aisle was ‘re-accommodated’.” – National Post, April 11th, 2017.

“…it is men’s lot to suffer more violence, endure the brunt of parental disenfranchisement, take on the crappiest jobs (24 of the 25 worst jobs as rated by the Jobs Almanac that rated 250 were 95-100 per cent male: boiler-maker, lumberjack, sheet-metal worker, etc), cope with joblessness, kill themselves at three times the rate of women, suck up having their lives ruined by false allegations of rape or child abuse, and in general, be considered ‘disposable’ by society, in Warren Farrell’s memorable description of men’s social role.” – Barbara Kay, “At the Vimy centenary, a rare (and dwindling) chance to celebrate male courage” – National Post, April 11th, 2017.