Random Quotations – December 7th, 2019

Six items in total…

“In addition to being a hit man, Sheeran was president of a local Teamsters union in Delaware. In 1972, shortly before Election Day, a prominent lawyer who was very big in the Democratic Party came to see him. There were some political ads that would run in the local newspaper every day in the last week before election, and the lawyer didn’t want them to run… So Sheeran set up a picket line outside the newspaper, and he knew the Teamsters union drivers who delivered the paper wouldn’t cross it. So the ads were never delivered, and on Election Day, Delaware had a new senator: a young man named Joe Biden.” – Seth Hettena, “The real-life Mob families of ‘The Irishman’? Donald Trump knew them” – Rolling Stone, December 6th, 2019.

“Sleeping in the tent hasn’t been easy, according to Bailey, who adds he got sick and had to take a break… He’s healed up now, and he says he is sleeping in it again.” – Chris Jones, “Oshawa resident sleeping outside in support of homeless” – Oshawa Express, December 2nd, 2019.

“The house was equipped with two combination smoke/CO detectors, which had been beeping… Thinking they were defective, homeowners removed the batteries from the device ultimately resulting in this tragedy.” – CBC/Radio-Canada, “Pet hair caused fatal CO poisoning, police say” – December 6th, 2019.

“If successful groups do not protect their own interests, they are sure to be swallowed whole by the explosive population growth in populations that wish to share in their success, but which are largely incapable of contributing to it.” – Emmanuel Spraguer, “Anti-racism is immoral” – Western Voices World News, November 30th, 2019.

“In China, the Communist State controls all large corporations, and those corporations are extensions of the Communist Party. That’s why Huawei is so dangerous, as letting them into our 5G networks amounts to giving Communist China direct access to our networks in Canada.” – Spencer Fernando, “Huawei’s public attack on Canada confirms they’re nothing but an extension of China’s Communist Party, and must be banned” – December 2nd, 2019.

“This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the Industrial Revolution… This is probably the most difficult task we have ever given ourselves, which is to intentionally transform the economic development model for the first time in human history.” – Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention On Climate Change, quoted by Spencer Fernando in “United Nations official says ‘global warming’ actually about ‘intentionally’ transforming economy” – February 3rd, 2017.