donald sutherland explains the real meaning of the hunger games

There are some inside Hollywood, who are trying to wake up the world – Donald Sutherland is one of them.

“The young people who see this film must recognize that for the future ‘blind faith in their leaders,’ as Bruce Springsteen said, ‘will get you dead.’”
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Hollywood actor, Donald Sutherland just dropped a bombshell on the military industrial complex. Sutherland, who plays President Coriolanus Snow in the blockbuster movie series Hunger Games, was recently asked what the movie was really about – he held no punches in his answer.

“If there’s any question as to what it’s an allegory for I will tell you.

It is the powers that be in the United States of America.

It’s profiteers.

War is for profit. It’s not “to save the world for democracy” or “for king and country.”

No, bulls**t.

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It’s for the profit of the top 10%, and the young people who see this film must recognize that for the future ‘blind faith in their leaders,’ as Bruce Springsteen said, “will get you dead.”

Those who are awake to the war machine, and have watched the movies or read the books, have undoubtedly seen the underlying anti-establishment theme within. However, those who do not notice it should heed Sutherland’s words.

It is no question that war is for the profit of very few people. In fact, as the famous, two-time Medal of Honor recipient, Major General Smedley Butler of the USMC said:

“WAR is a racket. It always has been.

It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small “inside” group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes.

In the World War [I] a mere handful garnered the profits of the conflict. At least 21,000 new millionaires and billionaires were made in the United States during the World War. That many admitted their huge blood gains in their income tax returns. How many other war millionaires falsified their tax returns no one knows.

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How many of these war millionaires shouldered a rifle? How many of them dug a trench? How many of them knew what it meant to go hungry in a rat-infested dug-out? How many of them spent sleepless, frightened nights, ducking shells and shrapnel and machine gun bullets? How many of them parried a bayonet thrust of an enemy? How many of them were wounded or killed in battle?”

Sutherland does get one thing wrong, however, and that is the percentage that he assigns to those who profit from war. It is nowhere near 10% as he states. Those who profit from war, as Smedley Butler points out above, are a tiny group of people. The ruling elite. More like the .0001 %.

It’s the weapons manufacturers, the arms dealers, the inside politicians, and the state itself. Everyone else involved in war, including those who die for it, are merely pawns. They are cogs in the machine whose only purpose is to spread death and destruction.

Please share this article and video so that others, who may have missed the point of this movie series, may see its true purpose – calling out the elite for the criminals that they are.

h/t information liberation

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The Holocaust’s forgotten black victims – the ‘Rhineland Bastards By Martin Smith”

tomie jones. normally i do not comment just post the article it speaks for its self.when you speak of the holocaust it is always with reference to the JEWS and it was horrific genocide of 6 million Jews by the german nation whether activliy or passively because the average german citerzen  chose to ignore what was happening and by so doing 6 million jews were killed.
The death of those jews is morned and tribute is paid by the nations of the free world but what about the russians , the gypsies the physical and mental disabled,and the black population of german known as the Rhineland Bastards  25,000 against a total population of 65 million.
(Note the Israelis (Zionist jews ) have an apatheid policy not dissimilar to what south africa had) When you add these groups together it totals far more than the jewish holocaustbut they are the forgotten many and the 25,000 blacks were the forgotten few.Please remember all not just the those that were jewish .Though one life taken by the nazis was one to many, regardless of race colour or creed. spare a few moments for these forgotten victims .
noun
1.

(in the Republic of South Africa) a rigid former policy of segregating and economically and politically oppressing the non white population.
2.

any system or practice that separates people according to color, ethnicity, caste, etc.
Origin of apartheid

1945-50; < Afrikaans, equivalent to apart apart + -heid -hood)

African-German girl in a school photo. Pic credit: USHMM

Most people know about the Nazi Holocaust, the murder of 6 million Jews and 6 million others: Russians, Gypsies, Slavs, socialists, disabled people and LGBT people.

Alongside the big narrative of the Holocaust there are a myriad of small, individual stories and testimonies that help illustrate and shed light on the cruelty and barbarity of the Nazi regime.

One such account is the story of what happened to Germany’s tiny black population.

Primo Levi once wrote, “this is a story interwoven with freezing dawns”. Some may know their story, I certainly didn’t.

Tucked away inside Hitler’s anti-Semitic diatribe, Mein Kampf, there is the following passage:

It was, and is, the Jew who brought negroes to the Rhine, brought them with the same aim and with deliberate intent to destroy the white race he hates by persistent bastardisation, to hurl it from the cultural and political heights it has attained, and to ascend them as its masters.

This was not entirely a figment of his imagination; there were a small number of young black children of African heritage living in the Rhineland.

Like most west European countries, by the 17th century, Germany had a small black population. The modern state of Germany was founded in 1871.

The number of black people living in Germany increased from 1870 onwards. They came mainly from Germany’s small colonies in Africa and south east Asia; they were students, artisans, entertainers, former soldiers, low-level colonial officials, such as tax collectors, who had worked for the imperial colonial government.

Black population

The black population of Germany at the time of the Third Reich was 20,000 – 25,000 out of a total population of over 65 million.

Even before the Nazis took power in 1933, Germany’s black population faced racial discrimination and violence. Most government, religious and colonial officials refused to register interracial marriages or births. The state promoted eugenics, and popularised arguments about the inferiority of dual-heritage children.

Following the defeat of Germany in the First World War, the Allies stripped Germany of its colonies. Also as part of the war reparations (under the Versailles Treaty) the Allies occupied the Rhineland in western Germany.

Firpo Carr in Germany’s Black Holocaust: 1890-1945, estimates that over 200,000 French troops occupied the Rhineland region. They included a number black colonial troops.
Some of these African Rhineland-based soldiers married German women and raised their children as German; other German women had children by African soldiers outside of marriage.

Estimates vary, but there were over 800 dual-heritage children living in the Rhineland region. The Nazis and some sections of the press labeled these children “Rhineland Bastards” or “Rhineland Mischlingers” (mixing their blood with “alien” races).

African-German child with his schoolmates, under the Nazi regime. Pic credit: USHMM

The term “Rhineland Bastard” is of course vile. It both articulated the Nazis’ biological construction of race and colonial conceptions of race and racial mixture that were seen as posing a threat to “white” superiority.

The isolation, segregation and attempted eradication of Germany’s black population was carried out in stages. This mirrors (obviously on a tiny scale) the methods used by the Nazis in their attempts to wipe out Europe’s Jewish population.

Some of these children and their families fled Germany after the Nazis took power; others were killed in the round-ups that followed.

The Nazis enacted a new law providing a basis for forced sterilisation of disabled people, Gypsies, and blacks on the 14 July 1933. If you want to read further about this horrific practice go to Benno Muellar-Hill’s Murderous Science: Elimination by Scientific Selection of Jews, Gypsies, and Others in Germany, 1933-1945.

Under the Nazis, African-German mixed-heritage children were marginalised, isolated socially and economically, and not allowed to attend university. Racial discrimination prohibited them from seeking most jobs.

Then followed the Nuremberg laws of September 1935. These prohibited miscegenation – mixed marriages between Aryans and others. Any young Afro-German woman who got pregnant was forced to have an abortion.

Commission Number 3

An organisation named “Commission Number 3″ was created by the Nazis to deal with the so-called problem of the “Rhineland Bastards”. This was organised under Dr Eugen Fischer of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics. It was decided that the African-German children would be sterilised under the 1933 Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring.

The programme began in 1937, when local officials were asked to report on all “Rhineland Bastards” under their jurisdiction.

All together, some 400 children of mixed parentage were arrested and sterilised. The Nazis went to great lengths to conceal their sterilisation and abortion programme.

What happened to these Afro-Germans is very complex – their experiences were not uniform. Some of these children were subjected to medical experiments and others mysteriously “disappeared”.

Hans Hauck, a black Holocaust survivor and a victim of Hitler’s mandatory sterilisation programme, explained in the film Hitler’s Forgotten Victims that when he was forced to undergo sterilisation as a teenager, he was given no anaesthetic. Once he received his sterilisation certificate, he was “free to go”, so long as he agreed to have no sexual relations whatsoever with Germans.

Tina Campt, in her path-breaking book, Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich, interviewed several black Rhineland survivors.

She published testimony from one male member of this Rhineland group. In his complex statement he recalls being sterilised under the Nazi programme, then later he became a member of the Hitler Youth movement. He then joined the German army, was captured by the Russians and spent several years as a German prisoner of war in Russia.

Not enough research has been done to unravel what happened to Germany’s black population. We know that most – alongside other black Europeans and many black soldiers – ended up in Nazi concentration camps and were murdered.

A black inmate at Dachau,  photographed immediately after liberation. Pic credit: USHMM

Like their Jewish counterparts they did not go meekly to their deaths – they resisted the best they could. A tiny handful survived and were able to tell their story.

One such black survivor was Johnny Voste, a Belgian resistance fighter who was arrested in 1942 for alleged sabotage and then shipped to Dachau concentration camp.

He told that one of his jobs was stacking vitamin crates in the camp. Risking his own life, he distributed hundreds of vitamins to camp detainees, which saved the lives of many who were starving and weak. His motto was: “No, you can’t have my life; I will fight for it.”

The White Poppy for Peace Campaign A new “Freedom Flotilla” is scheduled to embark for Gaza

A new “Freedom Flotilla” is scheduled to embark for Gaza in two months’ time, organisers said on Tuesday.

The voyage is scheduled to begin in the first half of the year, which means the flotilla could set sail within weeks, Mazen Kahel, an organiser with the European Campaign to end the Siege on Gaza, told MEE.

Like its 2010 predecessor, this year’s flotilla aims to challenge Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip which has been in place since 2007.

Former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki has given his “full support” to the mission. He is expected to take part and will be on one of the boats, several organisers have confirmed.“Marzouki has always been engaged with the cause and has openly supported the Palestinians in his time of power,” Kahel told MEE.

Negotiations are currently underway with other political, religious and business figures, but their names have yet to be confirmed and will be announced at a later date, Kahel added.

Activists from across Europe, the US and the Middle East will participate in the flotilla, organised by a string of civil society groups and NGOs working under the Freedom Flotilla Coalition.”

Former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki is expected to take part, organisers said.
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Wynton Marsalis Jingle Bells – YouTube

Wynton Marsalis Jingle Bells – YouTube.

so here we go jingle bells , i am getting the spirit shall we say of this hols . happy , high happy spirit of xmas ,. till some z…..t barsteward comes and pisses on my parade.!him or the wife !

JOHN PERKINS

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8th november todays birthday Vlad111 1431 known as The Impaler

 interesting points of interest .He roasted children, whom he fed to their mothers. And he cut off the breasts of women, and forced their husbands to eat them. After that, he had them all impaled.

1499 German woodcut showingDracule waide(vlad the impaler) dining among the impaled corpses of his victims.the famous fictional vampire character Count dracula the name and the drinking of blood was taken from DRACULE WAIDE .

He was believed to be AN  EASTERN EUROPEAN  JUDISH ORTHODOX (THOUGH he never acknowledged this) HE DID IN LATER LIFE TAKE UP THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.

THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY ARE BLOOD RELATIVES OF VLAD THE IMPALER

THE LINK TO THE IMPALER

Vlad the Impaler. Died 1507.

– Half brother of:

Vlad IV, known as Vlad the Monk. (1431 – 1495)

-Father of:

Radu IV Prince of Wallachia from (1495 – 1508)

– Father of:

Mircea the Shepherd. Prince of Wallachia. (1479 – 1560).

– Father of:

Princess Stanca Basarab of Wallachia. (1518 – 1601).

-Mother of:

Zamphira Logofat de Szazsebes. (Died 1602).

– Mother of:

Adam Racz de Galgo. (Living 1609).

– Father of:

Peter Racz de Galgo. (1583-1672).

– Father of:

Christina Racz de Galgo.

– Mother of:

Catherine (Katalin) Kuun de Osdola.

– Mother of:

Ágnes Kendeffy de Malmoviz (born 1727).

– Mother of:

Baron Gregor, Inczédy de Nagy-Várad (died 1816).

– Father of:

Baroness Ágnes Inczédy de Nagy-Várad (1788-1856).

– Mother of:

Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde (1812-1841).

– Mother of:

Francis, Duke of Teck. (1837–1900).

– Father of:

Princess Mary of Teck, later the Queen consort of King George V (1867-1953).

– Mother of:

George VI (1895 –1952).

– Father of:

Queen Elizabeth II (1926).

– Mother of:

Prince Charles (1948)

FATHER OF :

PRINCE HARRY AND PRINCE WILLIAM.

HENCE THEIR LOVE OF BLOOD SPORTS AND THE EATING OF THEIR PREY.

This explains all ,the family tree, the divine right of slaughter, genocide, torture, war all been practised in their names. We need a bloodless coup and depose the royals  for a republic.viva

Birthday 8th november 1431

1431 vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince (d. 1476)

Wallachian Prince Vlad the ImpalerWallachian Prince Vlad the Impaler (1431)8th november

 

Legacy[]

Reputation for cruelty[]

Paintings such as these are said to depict Biblical tyrants with the features of Vlad. Above, as Pontius Pilate, below as a Roman proconsul

After Vlad’s death, his deeds were reported in popular pamphlets in Germany, reprinted from the 1480s until the 1560s, and to a lesser extent in Tsarist Russia. A typical German pamphlet from 1521 gives numerous examples of lurid incidents, such as the following:[16]

[16]

Vlad Ţepeş’s reputation was considerably darker in Western Europe than in Eastern Europe and Romania. In the West, Vlad III Ţepeş has been characterized as a tyrant who took sadistic pleasure in torturing and killing his enemies.[citation needed] Estimates of the number of his victims range from 40,000 to 100,000.[17] He also had whole villages and fortresses destroyed and burned to the ground.[18]

Impalement was Vlad’s preferred method of torture and execution. Several woodcuts from German pamphlets of the late 15th and early 16th centuries show Vlad feasting in a forest of stakes and their grisly burdens outside Brașov, while a nearby executioner cuts apart other victims.[19] It has also been said that in 1462 Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople, returned to Constantinople after being sickened by the sight of 20,000 impaled corpses outside Vlad’s capital of Târgoviște.[20]

German sources[]

The German stories circulated first inmanuscript form in the late 15th century and the first manuscript was probably written in 1462 before Vlad’s arrest. The text was later printed in Germany and had a major impact on the general public, becoming a best-seller of its time with numerous later editions adding to and altering the original text.

In addition to the manuscripts and pamphlets the German version of the stories can be found in the poem of Michael Beheim. The poem called “Von ainem wutrich der hies Trakle waida von der Walachei” (“Story of a Hothead Named Dracula of Wallachia”) was written and performed at the court of Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor during the winter of 1463.[21]

To this day four manuscripts and 13 pamphlets have been found, as well as the poem by Michel Beheim. The surviving manuscripts date from the last quarter of the 15th century to the year 1500 and the found pamphlets date from 1488 to 1559–1568.

Eight of the pamphlets are incunabula, meaning that they were printed before 1501. The German stories about Vlad the Impaler consist of 46 short episodes, although none of the manuscripts, pamphlets or the poem of Beheim contain all 46 stories.