Random Quotations – September 11th, 2017

Six items in total…

“…the Metropolitan Toronto Police and two Crown Attorneys found no evidence of a crime. Still, the relentless Kinsellas initiated a private charge… Dr. Sears and Mr. St. Germaine had to attend a court hearing August 2. The Kinsellas did not attend. The required disclosure to the defence was not ready. The case was adjourned to September 7… Again, the Kinsellas were no shows at the ordeal they had inflicted on the controversial editor and publisher. Again, the required disclosure was not forthcoming… The judge dismissed the charges.” – Canadian Assoc. for Free Expression, “Court tosses out Kinsellas’ ‘threat’ charges against Dr. James Sears and Leroy St. Germaine” – Sept. 8th, 2017.

“A ‘friendly’ basketball match between members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) ended with two militants dead and one injured… The bloodshed occurred after a player open fired (sic) when he was fouled during the game in North Cotabato on Thursday (Sept. 7).” – M.G. Martin, “MILF madness: Two Islamist rebels shot dead during ‘friendly’ basketball game” – Phillipines Lifestyle News, Sept. 9th, 2017.

“Massimiliano Napoliello, the manager of a bar in Maho Beach, issued a desperate plea for help on Facebook… ‘They are completely isolated and there are criminals carrying guns and knives shooting and looting all over!! Nothing is working, there are no rules, there is no law and no protection right now!!’… Laura Conroy’s family were stranded on the island and are now awaiting rescue from US military planes… ‘Many US citizens are being attacked and robbed,’ she told DailyMail.com.” – MailOnline, “There are no rules’: Desperate stranded tourists tweet out of St Maarten as looters with ‘guns and machetes’ raid hotel rooms and stores” – Sept. 9th, 2017.

“Nineteen-thirteen gave us the 16th and 17th Amendments to the Constitution. That year also saw the creation of the Federal Reserve. This burst of changes marks the effective beginning of the Progressive Era in American politics, the era in which we now live. Wilson was to do much more that would once have been considered out of bounds, but these three changes were enough to change everything. In 1913, the fundamental agreement the Founders made with the American people about the relation of the states and the federal government was broken.” – Robert Curry, “1913: The Turning Point” – American Thinker, Sept. 7th, 2017.

“The critical ingredient missing from present-day politics is an informed electorate. Unfortunately, academia, the press, and the entertainment industry have joined in such a disinformation campaign that voters never seem to be able to discern which candidate is really serving their best interests.” – Tom Stark, “Defining Convention of States Vs. Constitutional Convention” – Politichicks, Sept.7th, 2017.

“In another jolt to Pakistan, the US has shut down the country’s largest lender Habib Bank’s operations here and slapped a fine of USD 225 million for its failure to comply with laws aimed to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other illicit financial transactions… ‘The DFS (US Department of Financial Services) will not tolerate inadequate risk and compliance functions that open the door to the financing of terrorist activities that pose a grave threat to the people of this State and the financial system as a whole,’ said Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo.” – The Indian Express, “US shuts down, fines Pakistan’s Habib Bank for terror financing and other charges” – Sept. 8th, 2017.

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