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TALENTED FRONT MAN

Ricardo León Sánchez de Reinaldo presented “news” for CNN. He looks good (see at left) and speaks even better — and that in both English and Spanish. Let’s say a news source wanted to speak in Spanish. Rick could explain what they had to say.

After about 25 years on farm teams, Sánchez moved up to the big leagues in 2004. CNN.

And people liked him. So much so that he got a 2-hour show.

What a forum!

BUT “SOMEONE ELSE” NEEDED HIS SLOT

But his run at CNN “ended this week because the time slot is being filled by a new show featuring former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer”. (David Bauder, CNN’s Sanchez fired after calling Stewart a bigot, AP, 1 Oct 2010) Mr. Spitzer’s paternal grandparents were Galician Jews born in Tluste, Poland. His maternal grandparents were Jews born in the 1890s in Palestine.

“JON STEWART”

Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz presents “news” on the Comedy Central channel.

HARASSESS CUBAN NEWS PRESENTER

“Stewart had frequently poked fun of Sanchez on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show””. (David Bauder, CNN’s Sanchez fired after calling Stewart a bigot, AP, 1 Oct 2010) Stewart was born in New York City to a Jewish family. His older brother Larry Leibowitz is Chief Operating Officer of the New York Stock Exchange.

WAS THIS RACISM?

Rick Sanchez didn’t enjoy this, and “said that Stewart is bigoted toward “everybody else that’s not like him.”” Interviewer Pete Dominick said that Stewart/Leibowitz was a “minority”. (David Bauder, CNN’s Sanchez fired after calling Stewart a bigot, AP, 1 Oct 2010) And how could a “minority” possibly be bigoted?

WELL, WHO REALLY RUNS THE MEDIA?

Rick Sanchez observed that the media is run by Jews, so Mr. Stewart/Leibowitz was not a minority around places like CNN: “I’m telling you that everyone who runs CNN is a lot like Stewart, and a lot of people who run all the other networks are a lot like Stewart” — in short “the people in this country who are Jewish”. (Rick Sanchez cited in David Bauder, CNN’s Sanchez fired after calling Stewart a bigot, AP, 1 Oct 2010)

And who would know better than Rick Sanchez? He’s been around broadcast journalism for his entire career. He had six years at CNN. That should be long enough to figure out who runs things.

SPEEDY CONFIRMATION

And did Rick Sanchez speak truth? “CNN fired news anchor Rick Sanchez on Friday, a day after he called Jon Stewart a bigot in a radio show interview where he also questioned whether Jews should be considered a minority.” (David Bauder, CNN’s Sanchez fired after calling Stewart a bigot, AP, 1 Oct 2010)

And the firing was directly related to what he had to say about the Jews?

“Rick Sanchez ‘bigot’ remarks regarding funnyman Jon Stewart got him fired from his CNN anchor spot.” (Jack Ryan, Jon Stewart Slams Rick Sanchez, Fired For ‘Bigot’ Remarks, Post Chronicle, 4 Oct 2010)

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“All he has to do is apologize to us, and we’ll hire him back.” (Jon Stewart/Leibowitz cited in Kevin Dolak, Stewart Jokes About Sanchez’ Firing, ABC, 3 Oct 2010)

So now you too know who runs the media.

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A VERY PROFITABLE HOSPITAL COMPANY

Dr Richard Friedland runs hospital company Netcare. His company is very profitable, “growing annual profits at 20%-plus.” (Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

WHICH LIKES TO DO BUSINESS IN “DEVELOPING COUNTRIES”

Dr. Friedland’s company is “an emerging-market player”. (Richard Friedland cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

An “emerging market” is “A foreign economy that is developing in response to the spread of capitalism and has created its own stock market.” (http://www.answers.com/topic/emerging-markets)

“Own stock market”?

Not quite: “The invention of the stock exchange is also credited to Jewish financial talent. In Berlin, Paris, London, Frankfort and Hamburg, Jews were in control of the first stock exchanges, while Venice and Genoa were openly referred to in the talk of the day as “Jew cities” where great trading and banking facilities might be found”. (Henry Ford, The International Jew – The World’s Foremost Problem, The Dearborn Publishing Company, 1920, p 16)

Cities like Johannesburg, South Africa.

A GOOD PLACE FOR PROFITS

“Ja, look, most of the profits are still coming from South Africa. The margins are still here.” (David Shapiro cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

“Know that wherever there is money there are Jews”. (Montesquieu cited in Raphael Patai, The Jewish Mind, Wayne State University Press, 1996, p 252)

BUT THERE IS DANGER

“it’s a group you must watch carefully.” (David Shapiro cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

It seems the public prosecutor’s office took this advice, because “South Africa’s biggest private hospital group was on Wednesday charged in connection with an alleged organ trafficking syndicate in which people’s kidneys were transplanted to wealthy Israelis.” (David Smith, Hospitals in South Africa charged over kidney transplant trafficking, Guardian, 16 Sep 2010) most of the profits are still coming from South Africa. The margins are still here.” (David Shapiro cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

Well, what kind of margins are we talking about? “Levy Izhak Rosenbaum is a “matchmaker”, and bought organs for $10 000 from connected people in Israel, reselling these items for $160 000 in the United States.” (Donald Boström, Våra söner plundras på sina organ, Aftonbladet, 17 Aug 2009) “Know that wherever there is money there are Jews”. (Montesquieu cited in Raphael Patai, The Jewish Mind, Wayne State University Press, 1996, p 252)

“Mr. Rosenbaum had arranged “quite a lot” of matches, and had never failed to satisfy a request.” (Donald Boström, Våra söner plundras på sina organ, Aftonbladet, 17 Aug 2009)

A MOUNTAIN OF MONEY

“Netcare, which also runs hospitals in Britain, allegedly made more than 22m rand (£2m) from the scam, South Africa’s Mercury newspaper said.” (David Smith, Hospitals in South Africa charged over kidney transplant trafficking, Guardian, 16 Sep 2010) “most of the profits are still coming from South Africa.” (David Shapiro cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

MASSIVE CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE

“Prosecutors say more than 100 illegal operations were conducted at a Netcare hospital in Durban between 2001 and 2003.” “The Times of South Africa cited a charge sheet that included 109 counts of fraud and serious assault, as well as forgery and organised crime.” (David Smith, Hospitals in South Africa charged over kidney transplant trafficking, Guardian, 16 Sep 2010) “the Jews who arrived would like to stay, but they were repugnant to the Inferior Magistrates (with their customary usury and deceitful trading with Christians).” (Peter Stuyvesant cited in Oscar Reiss, The Jews in Colonial America, McFarland, 2004, p 103)

“It’s a group you must watch carefully.” (David Shapiro cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

RUN EFFICIENTLY — MINIMIZING COST OF MATERIALS

“”Israeli citizens
in need of kidney transplants would be brought to South Africa for transplants at St Augustine’s hospital,” the charge sheet read. “They paid kidney suppliers for these operations.” The kidneys “were initially sourced from Israeli citizens, but later Romanian and Brazilian citizens were recruited as their kidneys were obtainable at much lower cost than those of the Israeli suppliers.” (David Smith, Hospitals in South Africa charged over kidney transplant trafficking, Guardian, 16 Sep 2010)

most of the profits are still coming from South Africa. The margins are still here.” (David Shapiro cited in Alec Hogg, Netcare interim results: Richard Friedland – group CEO, Netcare, MoneyWeb, 17 May 2010)

WHY THEY LIKE POOR PEOPLE FROM “EMERGING MARKETS”

“The charge sheet said documents related to surgeries were forged to make it appear that the recipient and the donor were family members, a requirement of South African law. Israeli kidney suppliers were paid $20,000 while Brazilians and Romanians were paid $6,000, it said.” (David Smith, Hospitals in South Africa charged over kidney transplant trafficking, Guardian, 16 Sep 2010)

THESE “MERCHANTS OF THE EARTH” WILL BUY AND SELL ANYTHING

And that’s how it is with these men. If there’s money to be made, they will make a market:

11And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more: 12The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble, 13And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men. Revelation 18joomla 1.5 stats

“The “originality of the Bible apart, even the friends of the Jews held that the Jewish character was bad and that it was formed by influences which went back to the early rabbis.” (Raphael Patai, The Jewish Mind, Wayne State University Press, 1996, p 252) “Jews have specialized in commerce, and their religion has made the study of the Talmud a prime duty.” (Arthur Ruppin cited in Raphael Patai, The Jewish Mind, Wayne State University Press, 1996, p 377)

And this is what happens.

ORIGINS

In the earliest times, the region around this city was settled by Phoenicians and Greeks, although ancient Egyptian artifacts have also been found in the area. (Robert Turcan, The cults of the Roman Empire, Blackwell, 1996, p 99) Known today as Languedoc, this place is well-suited for wine production. About 10 percent of the world wine supply is produced here.

Béziers was founded in the time of Cesar as Colonia (Julia) Baeterrae Septimanorum. (Ernest Desjardins, Géographie historique et administrative de la Gaule romaine, Volume 3, Hachette, 1885, p 70) The mild climate and fine wines led the Visigoths to settle here on their way from Rome to Spain. When the Jewish/Arab armies conquered Spain, they also took much of Languedoc, and stayed in the area between 720 and 752.

WEALTHY REGION

This area was “a prosperous and very influential region” located in the south of what is today France. (France Monthly, September 2005)

The sort of place where a Jew could make some money. So of course they came. The viscounts seem to have liked them, because like most kings, they were often in need of a loan.

OPENING THE DOOR

“The viscounts cherished the most kindly feelings for them, and the greater part of the Christian inhabitants, being Albigenses, lived on friendly terms with their Jewish fellow-citizens.” (Richard Gottheil, Isaac Broydé, BÉZIERS, The Jewish Encyclopedia, 2002) Hie thee, gentle Jew. The Hebrew will turn Christian: he grows kind. (Antonio cited inWilliam Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act I, Scene III)

VOICES OF WARNING

Of course, there were voices of warning: “The Bishop of Beziers introduced the custom of preaching inflammatory sermons every day from Palm Sunday to the second day of Easter, calling upon the Christians to avenge upon the Jews the crucifixion of Jesus; and the mob, under the influence of these addresses, that dwelt upon the passion of Jesus, used to arm itself with stones and attack and maltreat the Jews. This disturbance was repeated year after year, and the bishop bestowed his blessings upon the mob in each instance.” (Heinrich Graetz, Max Raisin, Popular history of the Jews, Volume 3, Hebrew Publishing Company, 1919, pp 67, 68)

“If I can catch him once upon the hip,

I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him.
He hates our sacred nation, and he rails,
Even there where merchants most do congregate,
On me, my bargains and my well-won thrift,” (Shylock cited in William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act I, Scene III)

SILENCING THE WARNING VOICES

The Jews had a PR problem. And they solved it in their customary manner: “On May 2d, 1160, an agreement was concluded according to which every priest who stirred up the people against the Jews should be excommunicated.

SPIN DOCTORS PAY TO SUPPRESS NEGATIVE INFORMATION

The Jews in return pledged themselves to pay four pounds of silver every year on Palm Sunday.” (Heinrich Graetz, Bella Löwy, Philipp Bloch, History of the Jews, Volume 3, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1902, p 394)

TOTAL CONTROL OF THE GOVERNMENT

Once the solid preaching stopped, the Jews quickly took over the key public offices. Naturally, this included the judiciary and the tax farming and treasury operations.

They had power, but couldn’t get their hands on all the wealth of all the Christians. Yet.

AND POWERFUL POSITIONS IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

The baptized Jew Arnold Amalric (Jueri Lina, Under the Sign of the Scorpion, p 11), was moving up the career ladder in the Catholic church:
“Arnold Amalric, Abbott of Citeaux, abbot of Cistercian monastery of Poblet near Tarragona in Catalonia from 1196 until 1198. In 1198, he was installed as abbot of Grandselve, about 40km north of Toulouse, which was the wealthy mother house of Poblet and other Cistercian abbeys in the Midi, including Fontfroide. Remained there until election as Abbott of Citeaux and head of the Cistercian order in 1201. Appointed as senior legate by
Innocent III in May 1204 to help Peter of Castelnau.” (Peter de les Vaux-de-Cernay, Historia Albigensis, The History of the Albigensian Crusade, The Boydell Press, 1998, p 16, footnote 4)

The Jews had their men in place, and now it was time to change ownership of the wealth of the city. Using the same method they did in Afghanistan, China, and Iraq.

War.

WHY NOT MAKE THAT A RELIGIOUS WAR?

It just so happened that many adherents of the Cathar religion were living openly in Languedoc. They disliked the pope, and didn’t give him tithes or offerings. The pope wanted tithes; the Jews wanted the wealth of the city.

The pope could get soldiers — all the soldiers he wanted — if he called out a religious war, or crusade. And Jews know what to do once a war gets going.

But usually, you can’t get a war going without giving the offenders some chance to compromise. And so the pope sent some missionaries to the Cathars. Just to give them a chance to pay up voluntarily.

The missionaries had lots of tithe money, so they could travel in style: servants, wines, fine furniture. The Cathars believed the way to salvation was through self-denial. So there was a clash of beliefs.

WANTED TO GET BACK TO THEIR PALACES

“The legates were weary of the task entrusted to them by the Pope and wished to abandon it, since they had achieved little or nothing in preaching to the heretics. Whenever they tried to preach to them, the heretics countered by pointing to the

A PACK OF HYPOCRITES

disgraceful behavior of the clergy and argued that if the legates wanted to reform the life style of the clergy, they would have to give up their preaching campaign.” (Peter de les Vaux-de-Cernay, Historia Albigensis, The History of the Albigensian Crusade, The Boydell Press, 1998, p 17)

THE BISHOP WANTS TO TRY HARDER

“To calm the concerns of the legates the Bishop gave this salutary advice: leaving everything else aside, they should concentrate more vigorously on their preaching; and they should counter the criticism of the ill-disposed by displaying humility in all their conduct; by following the example of the Divine Master and by generally imitating the ways of the Apostles in all respects. However, the legates did not themselves wish to take responsibility for such an initiative; instead they promised that if some acceptable authority were to set an example, they would most willingly follow it. What more?

BISHOP OF OSMA WOULD PRETEND TO BE POOR

At once the Bishop, that dedicated servant of God, put himself forward to show the way; he sent his household and wagons back to Osma and, content with a single companion left Montpellier together with Peter of Castelnau and Ralph.” (Peter de les Vaux-de-Cernay, Historia Albigensis, The History of the Albigensian Crusade, The Boydell Press, 1998, pp 17-18)

Now that the missionaries were pretending to be poor and humble, maybe they would be more successful?

ENCOUNTERS TOP CATHAR THEOLOGIAN

The Bishop of Osma and the monks arrived at the castrum named Servian, where they encountered Theodoric, previously known as William, a Frenchman. Theodoric was described in Catholic circles as “a son of perdition, the fuel of eternal hell-fire”. He was a man of noble descent. His uncle, a knight, had been condemned for heresy at a council in Paris, and later moved to Narbonne. Theodoric was “much admired and esteemed by the heretics”. (Peter de les Vaux-de-Cernay, Historia Albigensis, The History of the Albigensian Crusade, The Boydell Press, 1998, p 18)

SORE LOSERS

The pope’s men did what they could, and claimed victory in the debates.
The Cathars in the area thought their man Theodoric won, so even though the papal legates claimed they won the debates, they made no headway with the heretics.

“It is also true that when the Albigensians spread and began to engulf larger and larger sections of the Southern French populace, Innocent dispatched special legates in the person of some Cistercians, but by their bearing and provocatively ostentatious way of living they only aggravated the situation.” (Walter Ullmann, A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages, Methuan, 1974, p 219)

Even though the Bishop of Osma dispensed with luxury for a little while, the Cathars weren’t fooled. In fact, they were annoyed by the arrogance of the papal missionaries. Peter of Castelnau was one of the most arrogant of the lot. Sure he was pretending to be humble, but the locals hated him.

PRETEXT FOR WAR

“At this time Peter of Castelnau was travelling out of Provence on his pacing mule. He reached the Rhone at St Gilles, and there he excommunicated the count of Toulouse for supporting the mercenaries who were ravaging the countryside. Thereupon an evil-hearted squire, hoping to win the count’s approval, stepped like a traitor behind the legate, drove his sharp sword into his spine and killed him. The man fled at once on his fast horse to his home town of Beaucaire, where he had kinsmen.

Yet the legate raised his hands to heaven before he died and in the sight of all those present asked God to forgive this wicked man. This was while he was receiving communion at about cockcrow. Then he died, just as the day was dawning. His soul went to God the Father and they buried him at St Gilles with many a Kyrie Eleison sung and many candles burning.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 13).

While William of Tudela says that the Peter was killed by some squire, this could easily have been an “inside job”. The missionary approach hadn’t worked. Not even when the Bishop of Osma and Peter rode around on mules and played poor.

But now one of the Pope’s servants had been killed in the line of duty. Sure Peter of Castelnau had prayed for forgiveness for his killer. There were people in Rome, though, who saw opportunity in this situation.

BROTHER ARNOLD HAS AN IDEA

“You can be sure the pope was not pleased when he heard of his legate’s death. He grasped his chin in anger and called on St James of Compostela and on St Peter of Rome who lies in the chapel there. He spoke his anathema and then dashed out the candle. Brother Arnold of Citeaux was present, and so too were Mater Milo, that fine Latinist, and the twelve cardinals all in a circle. There it was they made the decision that led to so much sorrow, that left so many men dead with their guts spilled out and so many great ladies and pretty girls naked and cold, stripped of gown and cloak. From beyond Montpellier as far as Bordeaux, any that rebelled were to be utterly destroyed.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 13)

While Diego, the Bishop of Osma, had some ideas about “displaying humility in all their conduct; by following the example of the Divine Master and by generally imitating the ways of the Apostles in all respects” (per Peter de les Vaux-de-Cernay, Historia Albigensis, The History of the Albigensian Crusade, The Boydell Press, 1998, pp 17-18), Brother Arnold had other ideas:

“The Abbott of Citeaux, however, sat with his head bent. Then he rose and, standing by a marble column, said to the pope: ‘By St Martin, my lord, this talking is a waste of time! Come, have your letters written in good Latin, and then I can set off. Send them to France, to the Limousin, to Poitou, the Auvergne and Perigord; have the indulgence proclaimed here too and all over the world as far as Constantinople. Proclaim that any man who does not take the cross shall drink no wine, shall not eat off a cloth morning or night, shall wear neither linen nor hemp and when he dies shall lie unburied like a dog.’ He fell silent, and his advice seemed right to all who were there.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, pp 13-14)

The twelve cardinals liked the idea. Master Milo did. And so did the Pope. A full crusade.

AN ARMY IS RAISED

Proclaiming the indulgence was a big motivator. Soldiers could get their backlog of sins forgiven, and go to war with a license to sin. The sort of war “that left so many men dead with their guts spilled out and so many great ladies and pretty girls naked and cold, stripped of gown and cloak.” (per William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 13)

The army gathered, and set off into the field. “The crusading army was composed largely of contingents drawn widely from northern and central France.” (Austin Evans, The Albigensian Crusade, A History of the Crusades, Volume II, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1962, p 287)

THE CAMPAIGN STARTS

“This host condemned many heretics to be burned and had many fair women thrown in the flames, for they refused to recant however much they were begged to do so.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 18)

And who was leading the army? Naturally, the papal legate Brother Arnold Amalric (Austin Evans, The Albigensian Crusade, A History of the Crusades, Volume II, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1962, p 287)

THE SET UP (BETRAYAL)

“When the viscount of Béziers heard the report and knew that the army had passed Montpellier, he mounted his thousand-shilling horse and rode into Béziers one morning at dawn before it was fully light.

Old and young, great and small, the citizens heard of his arrival and hurried at once to meet him. He told them to defend themselves with all their strength and said that they would very soon receive good support.

‘I must leave for Caracassonne’, he said, ‘they have been waiting for me there too long.’ That said, he rode out of the town.

THE JEWS KNEW WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN

The Jews of Béziers followed him, and the other inhabitants were left in great distress and anxiety.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 19)

But it was not the crusader army that captured Béziers. No, that job would be done by the ribaldi (scavengers and hangers-on) who attended the army. The “scavengers” “assaulted the walls on their own, broke into the city, opened its gates to the army, and wreaked terrible havoc on the inhabitants, orthodox and heretic alike.” (Norman Zacour, The Children’s Crusade, A History of the Crusades, Volume II, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1962, p 327)

AND CLEANED UP

And after the scavengers got in, “There they took what houses they liked, and could have taken ten each if they had wanted to. They were in a frenzy, quite unafraid of death, killing everyone they could find and winning enormous wealth.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 21)

And who were these scavengers?

“The Jews are the scavengers of the world”. (Henry Ford cited in Steven Watts, The people’s tycoon: Henry Ford and the American century, Random House, 2005, p 381)

Needless to say, these non-Christian scavengers who took the city had no respect for the cross or the church:

“That is why they massacred them at Béziers, killing them all. It was the worst they could do to them. And they killed everyone who fled into the church; no cross or altar or crucifix could save them. And these raving beggarly lads, they killed the clergy too, and the women and the children. I doubt if one person came out alive. God, if it be his will, receive their souls in paradise! So terrible a slaughter has not been known or consented to, I think, since the time of the Saracens.(William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 21)

And where this Jewish abbott and his fellow scavengers went, “Panic spread and the town blazed from end to end”. (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 21)
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“On the day of St Mary Magdalene, 22 July 1209, Béziers fell to the Abbott of Citeaux and its inhabitants were massacred.(William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 3)

By French knights? No. (per Norman Zacour, The Children’s Crusade, A History of the Crusades, Volume II, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1962, p 327) By French people period? No. They wouldn’t be killing French priests loyal to the pope. Or, for that matter, all those women and children.

But there were plenty of scavengers around who knew the layout of the city. Who had which houses and valuables. After all, they’d been running the treasury and tax farming operations in the city for years.

And they were available, since “The Jewish community, interestingly enough, had already left the city, accompanying its viscount Raymond Roger, who had gone to organise the defence of Caracassonne.” (William of Tudela, The Song of the Cathar Wars, A History of the Albigensian Crusade, translated by Janet Shirley, Ashgate, 2000, p 3)

Julian Assange runs the Wikileaks website. It features thousands and thousands of authentic documents which show that the Radhan occupiers in Afghanistan and Iraq are really not too popular with the local people.

The Radhan enforcers (Pentagon), for their part, have accused Mr. Assange of raping some women in Sweden. “Anonymous” accusations, which upper management in the Swedish prosecution service quickly decided were false. (WikiLeaks founder accuses Pentagon over rape claims, The Gazette, 23 Aug 2010)

They’re doing what they can about Wikileaks, but their PR problems are much bigger than one website.

THE BURDENS OF EMPIRE

The Radhan slave traders have a lot of power these days. They run Norway, the United States, and a host of other countries.

Some countries thought they could do their own thing. Countries like Iraq and Afghanistan and Palestine.

But the Radhan special forces showed them otherwise.

And so these Jews enjoy wealth and power.

But the tactics they used in their various takeovers have brought about a situation where no amount of money (or spin) can get the host peoples to like them.

DIRTY WARS, WITH DIRTIER OCCUPATIONS

Back on 8 May 1945, after a punishing, multi-year bombing campaign, they got the unconditional surrender of the Germans.

Unconditional? There would be no protection for the German people. And so every leader who could be found was cast into prison. Many were killed because of “crimes against humanity”. The conquerors wanted to make Germany a primitive, harmless country. Millions of Germans were starved to death to achieve this. (Egil Ulateig, De gode mot de onde, Forlaget Reportasje, 1999, p 37)

And that’s how things went in Iraq. There was the usual, punishing bombing campaign. The surrender with no protections for the people. The leaders have been thrown into prison, with so many killed on grounds of “crimes” against humanity.

A PRIMITIVE, HARMLESS COUNTRY

And now, in a country which used to run its own oil business, and built its own rockets, the unemployment rate “is officially pegged at slightly over 20 percent, but believed to be much higher.” (Tarek El-Tablawy, In porn, a story of Iraq’s politics, AP, 23 Aug 2010)

The oil industry changed hands: “Rumaila, with an estimated 17.8 billion-barrel reserve, is considered the workhorse of Iraq’s oil industry, producing about 1.1 million barrels per day. It was snapped up at the oil auction by British giant BP PLC teaming up with the China National Petroleum Corp.” (Iraq’s oil deals dominate PM election campaign, USAToday, 2 Mar 2010)

RESTLESS NATIVES

The victims of these takeover jobs are often unhappy with the occupiers. And so the bombs fall on the discontented. As they did in Gerani, Afghanistan, when the American special forces laid down a huge bombing which killed 150 civilians, including many children.

This repression leads to further discontent, and so the popular news media has no end of stories about brutal occupiers slapping down the aspirations of the local populations.

Meanwhile, the occupation forces like to talk about reconstruction projects and their local partners. And, at least in Germany, Afghanistan, and Iraq, talk about those flourishing parliamentary democracies.

In Israel, there’s an occupation. With bombings. But little talk of democracy.

The occupiers take the olive trees, the water resources, and the dignity of the local people.

So let’s say that the Jewish soldiers are out on patrol, and catch an Arab who looks at them funny. What do they do?

“Palestinians are routinely handcuffed and blindfolded when they are arrested to stop them from trying to flee.” (Diaa Hadid, On Facebook: Israeli soldier posed with bound Arab, AP, 16 Aug 2010)

When the Arabs in Palestine run into Jews, they want to FLEE!!

That sounds like a major PR problem.

The locals just don’t like their occupiers.

But take a look at the Jewish soldier Eden Aberjil. Would you want to look at a face like that?

Back in 1756, Voltaire’s huge article “Juifs” was published in Geneva. It “depicted the Jewish character as evil ever since Biblical times”. (Raphael Patai, The Jewish Mind, 1996, Wayne State University Press, p 228)

Looking at the pictures, there is some support for this contention.

Whether we’re thinking of Germany, Afghanistan, or Norway, the tactics are almost always the same. There’s a big war for “enduring freedom”, lots of bombs fall, and so many civilians are permanently injured and killed.

“The hostility of Marx, scion of a long line of rabbis, to Jews and Judaism cannot be explained on the basis of his theories of history and society alone. Marx stated in an 1842 letter to Arnold Ruge that “the Israelite faith” was “repugnant” to him; … and consistently equated Jews with capitalistic exploiters.” (Raphael Patai, The Jewish Mind, 1996, Wayne State University Press, p 470)

In Afghanistan, the drug business is flourishing. In Iraq, they’ve grabbed the oil. And if anyone gets in their way? Bombs and blindfolds.joomla 1.5 stats

This pattern of doing business was repugnant to Marx. And to me. And to most everyone else.

And that’s why the Radhan slave traders have such big PR problems these days.

THERE WAS LOVE IN THE AIR

There’s a lot of hate in this old world, so some people in Germany decided to launch a parade for love. They said.

Well, the public just ate this up. And so they came in masses. About 1.5 million people.

All for love.

And where was this huge manifestation of love?

HUGE GET-TOGETHER FOR LOVE FANS

At the old cargo terminal of the Duisburg train station. This was a handy location for parade-goers, because they could ride the train in and avoid parking problems.

It was just a matter of walking through some tunnels, and they got into the party area.

AS LONG AS THE TUNNELS WERE OPEN

At some point, the pig force decided that the festival area was full. And blocked off the end of one of the tunnels. “Police commissioner Juergen Kieskemper said that just before the stampede occurred at about 5 p.m. (1500 GMT, 11 a.m. EDT), police closed off the area where the parade was being held because it was already overcrowded.” (Michael Sohn, Vanessa Gera, 18 killed in mass panic at Germany’s Love Parade, AP, 24 Jul 2010)

That is, the pig force closed off one end of the access tunnel. The other end was still open, and the people kept on coming — masses of people. The air became scarce, and some people in the tunnel fainted away. Others were crushed:

SEVERE OVERCROWDING

Eyewitness Udo Sandhoefer told n-tv television that even though no one else was being let in, people still streamed into the tunnel, causing “a real mass panic.”

“At some point the column (of people) got stuck, probably because everything was closed up front, and we saw that the first people were already lying on the ground,” he said.” (Michael Sohn, Vanessa Gera, 18 killed in mass panic at Germany’s Love Parade, AP, 24 Jul 2010)

The pedestrian tunnel was packed. People were dropping like flies.

DELIBERATE MURDER / OR JUST NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE

And the pig force decided to open up their end of the tunnel, and save some lives?

Are you kidding?

These weren’t your normal pigs. No, they were super pigs — “special forces”.

And what do special forces do?

They kill people.

Some of them on purpose: “U.S. spec-ops forces have targeted militants without trial”. (Kimberly Dozier, US documents leaked online give inside look at war, AP, 26 Jul 2010)

And some of them by accident: “Afghans have been killed by accident”. (Kimberly Dozier, US documents leaked online give inside look at war, AP, 26 Jul 2010)

The reader is referred to this in-depth study of a U.S. special forces hit in Syria which murdered eight Syrians, including several children.

So, was the Love Parade action really murder? “German prosecutors are investigating whether negligent manslaughter was involved in the deaths of 19 people killed in a crush at the Love Parade techno festival.” (Dorothee Thiesing, German prosecutors probe 19 Love Parade deaths, AP, 26 Jul 2010)

Pigs will be pigs, and special forces will be special forces. The photos, and first video, show those super-tough heroes in action. With plenty of plastic bands handy to tie up people’s hands.

Of course, with the 19 people killed, the plastic bands won’t be necessary.

So, is this just another day in the annals of special forces warfare, or is it something more?

RAVE

“A rave party, more often just called a rave, also called free parties, is typically defined as an all-night dance event where DJs and/or other performers play electronic dance music and rave music. The slang expression rave was originally used by peoples of Caribbean descent in London during the 1960s to describe a party. In the late 1980s, journalists reassigned the term to describe the party phenomenon and subculture that grew out of the acid house movement.

Opponents of rave parties have sought to outlaw them in numerous jurisdictions, citing illegal drug consumption and trafficking, as well as the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors.”(Rave, wordIQ.com)

THE PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISTICS

And the Love Parade featured “electronic music” (per Rave, wordIQ.com)?

Of course it did. “Police blamed organizers and officials in Duisburg, an industrial city that gave the world’s largest techno music festival a home”. (Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Augstein, Shock, blame after 19 trampled at German festival, AP, 25 Jul 2010)

And it was “free”? “also called free parties”. (Rave, wordIQ.com)

Of course it was free. “the event was free”. (Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Augstein, Shock, blame after 19 trampled at German festival, AP, 25 Jul 2010)

And drugs were involved? “local police and firefighters expressed concerns early on about whether Duisburg was big enough to host over up to a million people or more, many of them possibly under the influence of alcohol or drugs.” (Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Augstein, Shock, blame after 19 trampled at German festival, AP, 25 Jul 2010)

The firefighters tend to be decent people who save lives. The local police often care about their community. And they knew what was coming down the road.

COLOSSAL SCAM

But “somebody” threw a huge party. And it was all for free!!!! (Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Augstein, Shock, blame after 19 trampled at German festival, AP, 25 Jul 2010)

What a sacrifice. And at that for love. They claimed.

“the Chicago City Council decided “to crack down on wild rave parties that lure youngsters into environments loaded with dangerous club drugs, underage drinking and sometimes predatory sexual behavior,” as the Chicago Tribune put it. The newspaper described raves as “one-night-only parties — often held in warehouses or secret locations where people pay to dance, do drugs, play loud music, and engage in random sex acts.” Taking a dim view of such goings-on, the city council passed an ordinance threatening to jail building owners or managers who allowed raves to be held on their property. Mayor Richard Daley took the occasion to “lash out at the people who produce the huge rogue dance parties where Ecstasy and other designer drugs are widely used.” In Daley’s view, rave promoters were deliberately seducing the innocent. “They are after all of our children,” he warned. “Parents should be outraged by this.”” (Jacob Sullum, Sex, Drugs, and Techno Music, reason.com, Jan 2002)

SPECIAL FORCES FOR SPECIAL SALES OF SPECIAL DRUGS

And who could provide security at an event where most of the money would be made from the sale of alcohol and other drugs?

Just the same people who provide security in the narco-state, where this sort of thing gets produced: “US Secretary of State-designate Hillary Clinton’s use of the term “narco state” to describe Afghanistan in a recent Senate testimony has caught the attention of her Afghan counterpart.” (Afghanistan protests Clinton’s description as ‘a narco state’, Gulfnews.com, 17 Jan 2009)

The sort of people who cracked down hard on Afghan anti-narcotics units: “Human rights groups are urging that mass gravesites in northern Afghanistan be immediately secured and investigated for evidence of possible war crimes involving United States military personnel. An Irish documentary maker has secretly filmed mass graves near the northern city of Mazar-e-sharif and interviewed witnesses who claim that container loads of prisoners were dumped in the desert. It’s alleged that most suffocated in the sealed containers, but those left alive were shot on the spot. Key aspects of his claims are backed up by a detailed report from the group Physicians for Human Rights.” (Tony Jones and Jonathan Harley, Mass grave discovered in Afghanistan, Australian Broadcasting Corporation LATELINE, 19 Jun 2002)

The sort of crackdown that involved suffocation. Just like in the Duisburg rail station tunnel.

In a word — special forces.

Things had gone badly in the tunnel. The 19 murdered love fans / drug addicts. And those 300+ injured.

Surely it was time to shut down this open-air drug market?

NO, BUSINESS MUST GO ON

“Police and organisers ordered the festival to continue as paramedics attempted to treat the casualties and a fleet of helicopters arrived to ferry the injured to hospital.” (19 killed at Love Parade festival in Duisburg, Metro, 25 Jul 2010)

And so the sales went on throughout the night. By order of “special forces”.

What a cynical group of men.

Let’s check with DJ Motte:

“It’s all about making money”. “The organizers didn’t show even the slightest sense of responsibility for people.” (Matthias Roeingh cited in Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Augstein, Shock, blame after 19 trampled at German festival, AP, 25 Jul 2010)

And that’s how it is. Whether we’re talking cigarettes, cosmetics, junk food, or an open-air drug market in Duisburg, “It’s all about making money”. “The organizers didn’t show even the slightest sense of responsibility for people.” (Matthias Roeingh cited in Kirsten Grieshaber, Frank Augstein, Shock, blame after 19 trampled at German festival, AP, 25 Jul 2010)

“Eine teuflische Situation”. (http://www.youtube.com/v/KIJ1xaGtUsM)

With security courtesy of those teuflische Special Forces.
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A LIFE OF JOY AND ADVENTURE

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was a happy mother living in the Islamic Republic of Iran. She had the children. She had the husband. And worked in a little bit of “variety” on the side.

Not a boring life for a still-attractive woman of 42.

WHICH WENT AGAINST THE LOCAL LAWS

Only problem was that she picked the wrong country for this sort of fun. The law in Iran called it adultery.

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

And so this woman went before a court, and got convicted.

And the punishment? Death penalty by stoning. (Saeed Kamali Dehghan, Iran imposes media blackout over stoning sentence woman, Guardian, 9 Jul 2010)

TORTURE — BARBARIC AND ABHORRENT

Isn’t all this a little bit harsh? The American government thought so. They described the punishment for this convicted criminal as “barbaric”. The Jew Mark Toner works at the American state department: “Stoning as a means of execution is tantamount to torture. It’s barbaric and an abhorrent act”. “We condemn in the strongest terms the use of the practice of stoning anywhere it occurs as a form of legalized death by torture“. (Mark Toner cited in US appalled by ‘barbaric’ stoning plan in Iran, AFP, 8 Jul 2010)

THE HIGHER STANDARD

So how would the Jewish-American justice system punish such serious offenses?

PIRACY ON THE HIGH SEAS

“Shortly after 4.30am yesterday, in international waters, the elite Flotilla 13 unit of the Israeli navy stormed the Mavi Marmara, the flagship of a flotilla crewed by an alliance of pro-Palestinian activists who had combined to deliver 10,000 tonnes of aid to Gaza.” (Robert Booth, Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla sparks international outrage, Guardian, 31 May 2010)

Pirates? A “pirate” is “a person who practices piracy; esp., a robber of ships on the high seas“. http://www.yourdictionary.com/pirate Piracy is “robbery of ships on the high seas”. http://www.yourdictionary.com/piracy

And when these Jewish pirates showed up, did they use “Stoning as a means of execution“? (Mark Toner cited in US appalled by ‘barbaric’ stoning plan in Iran, AFP, 8 Jul 2010)

Of course not! None of that barbaric and abhorrent stuff. (per Mark Toner cited in US appalled by ‘barbaric’ stoning plan in Iran, AFP, 8 Jul 2010) Granted, “At least 10 pro-Palestinian activists were killed”. (Harriet Sherwood, Israeli commandos kill activists on flotilla bound for Gaza, Guardian, 31 May 2010)

But not by stoning.

That would have been just too barbaric and “abhorrent”. (per Mark Toner cited in US appalled by ‘barbaric’ stoning plan in Iran, AFP, 8 Jul 2010)

THE JEWISH WAY

Word on the ship was: “They are using live ammunition.” (Robert Booth, Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla sparks international outrage, Guardian, 31 May 2010) Before the Jews even got on the boat. “Jamal El Shayyal, is the Al Jazeera reporter who kept broadcasting as gun shots rang out behind him on the upper decks of the Mavi Marmara.”

“When the Israeli commandos attack began Jamal was wearing his pyjamas under a life jacket as were so many of the allegedly ‘prepared terrorists on board.’ Helicopters caused a near hurricane on the decks, all satellite phones were jammed (deliberately to stop SOS calls to the rest of the world). And, so the IDF hoped, any factual reports of what was about to occur.

At this point, just after four thirty am, Jamal saw a Turkish passenger shot in the top of his head. He spoke slowly and clearly to make sure he was understood by us all in the hall.

‘No Soldier was on the ship at this time’.

SAILORS WILLING TO SURRENDER TO PIRATES

Quickly another passenger removed a white t-shirt from a bag and used it as a white flat of surrender. When gun shots rang out, greater numbers fell. It was clear calls for mercy were to be ignored. That a shoot to kill policy was in place.” (Lauren Booth, Shocking Testimonials from the Mavi Marmara Survivors, Dissident Voice, 12 Jun 2010)

And some were being shot.

LONG-STANDING TRADITION

But did all the victims die of gunshort wounds? Or was something more involved.

Champagne is a region in the north of France. There are plenty of Christians there. And back in 1191, in the city of Bray, one of these people was caught in the act of conducting an “aid flotilla”. (as per Robert Booth, Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla sparks international outrage, Guardian, 31 May 2010)

The local Jews were incensed. And so they grabbed the Christian, bound his hands, put a crown of thorns on his head, and dragged him through the streets. And then they hanged him.

And all that on their festival of Purim.

MEANWHILE AT THE UNITED NATIONS

“In the early morning hours of Tuesday, the Security Council expressed deep regret at the loss of life and injuries resulting from the use of force during the Israeli military operation early on Monday in international waters against the convoy sailing to Gaza, and condemned those acts which had killed at least 10 civilians and wounded many more.” (Security Council Condemns Acts Resulting in Civilian Deaths during Israeli Operation, Security Council, Department of Public Information, News and Media Division, New York, United Nations)

There was regret, but not enough to call the matter “barbaric” and “abhorrent”. (as per Mark Toner cited in US appalled by ‘barbaric’ stoning plan in Iran, AFP, 8 Jul 2010)

DIDN’T WANT TO DO ANYTHING CONCRETE

The facts were not in dispute. But the UN thought an inquiry might sound good: “The UN secretary general called today for a multinational

BUT AT LEAST PRETEND TO DO SOMETHING

investigation of Israel’s raid on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla that left nine dead but the proposal was swiftly rejected by the Israelis.” “Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to Washington, told Fox News: “We are rejecting an international commission.” (Harriet Sherwood, Amabassador to US dismisses Ban Ki-moon’s suggestion but says Israel is willing to work with Washington, Guardian, 6 Jun 2010)

NOT THAT A COMMISSION COULD DO MUCH TO CHANGE THE PUBLIC FACTS

Of course, the facts are already out there. The boats were in international waters. The Jewish pirates had no legal right to board them. And the murdered sailors were shot down in cold blood: “Autopsy reports on the dead activists yesterday revealed that five had gunshot wounds to the head.” (Harriet Sherwood, Amabassador to US dismisses Ban Ki-moon’s suggestion but says Israel is willing to work with Washington, Guardian, 6 Jun 2010)

So why were the Jews so shy of an international commission?

It all goes back to 1191.

After the Jews had captured a Christian, bound his hands, put a crown of thorns on his head and dragged him through the streets of Bray, word got around to the King.

So Philippe Auguste travelled to Bray, accompanied by his royal soldiers.

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Which resulted in the burning of 100 Jews.

So now you know why the Jews rejected the United Nations proposal for an international inquiry.

And you also know why they’d rather talk about the justice system in Iran than what happened in May 2010 in international waters.

Or, for that matter, Purim 1191 in Bray.

Abby Sunderland is 16 years of age. And she likes to sail.

Most recently, she tried to make it around the world. Alone.

She did reasonably well. At first.

After a January 2010 departure from Marina del Rey, California, she made good time around South America, and even across the Atlantic Ocean.

But in the Indian Ocean she ran into some problems. On 10 June 2010, nine meter waves smashed the mast on her boat, and the fun was over.

And then communications were lost.

This is all really bad. Alone in the middle of the ocean. Storms. And just drifting.

Cause for panic?

Not at all.

Around the world, there are Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres. Like the one in Ostend pictured at left.

These centers monitor vessel traffic. And when there are problems, they manage the search and rescue efforts at sea.

When Sunderland’s emergency beacons started signaling, the search and rescue operations started right away, and a plane set out from Australia to locate her boat. On 12 June 2010, a fishing boat picked her up.

And she was safe.

Over the centuries, so many boats have gone down. And there have been so many tragic deaths at sea.

But now mariners are well-looked after.

There’s still some risk, but thanks to the coordinated efforts of search and rescue units around the world, the risk is minimized.

As Abby Sunderland puts it: “You can’t eliminate risk, you can do a lot to minimize it but it’s always there”. (Abby Sunderland cited in Masha Macpherson, US teen sailor reunited with brother after ordeal, AP, 26 Jun 2010)

Sailors can still fall overboard and get eaten by sharks. Nasty storms can still strike. But the risk has been minimized. And yet another sailor has been rescued.

The ocean can be a wild and dangerous place. Lots of waves. Heat and cold.

And Abby Sunderland experienced some of all this. But after the rescue, she could say these problems “ended my trip but it didn’t end my dream”. (Abby Sunderland cited in Masha Macpherson, US teen sailor reunited with brother after ordeal, AP, 26 Jun 2010)

What a beautiful story!

BUT SO MANY GIRLS GET IN TROUBLE, AND NEVER GET RESCUED

Unfortunately, the MRCC network just handles rescue at sea. There are many more young girls who end up in trouble. Really bad trouble. The sort of thing where there is no rescue. No monitoring. Just the endless drudgery of — SLAVERY. “A sobering new report from the State Department finds that more than 12 million people worldwide are victims of “trafficking in persons” — trapped in forced labor, bonded labor or forced prostitution”. (Liz Goodwin, More than 12 million are modern slaves, U.S. says, Yahoo News, 14 Jun 2010) Most people know about “forced labor” and prostitution. But they may not understand just what “bonded labor” is.

EVIL SLAVE TRADER TREATS “BONDED LABOR” AS PROPERTY TO BE BOUGHT AND SOLD

We turn to the pages of the Holy Bible. Abraham was one of the first Jews. He “had his bond servants, whose condition was similar to, or worse than, that of our slaves. He considered them as his property, to be bought and sold as any other property which he owned.” (DeBow’s Review 9 (September 1850), pp 281–286)

CRUEL MUTILATION OF SLAVES

And when this wicked slave trader wasn’t buying and selling human flesh, he dealt with his slaves in a cruel and perverse manner, mutilating their sexual organs. (Genesis 17, Holy Bible) A theme which Jewish film director Lars von Trier depicted in his grotesque film Antichrist (see here for full dimensions of this perversion). Medieval Jewish slave traders engaged in the same activities. Finally, the reader will enjoy a full-blown case study of a huge slave capture operation in 1212.

RAPE / SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF BONDED SERVANT

Abraham had married a nice Jewish girl. Her name was Sarai. And he made love to her on many occasions. But she just never could give him a child. (Genesis 16:1, Holy Bible) The wealthy slave trader Abraham had tons of money, but no offspring to take over the family business. His wife thought about this, and told him one day, Look, Abraham, I can’t give you a baby, but I have this slave here. You can have sex with her, and get a baby that way. (Genesis 16:2, Holy Bible) The slave, Hagar, got pregnant by her owner Abraham.

And you’ll probably be thinking: What crass exploitation. This trader doesn’t just buy and sell slaves — he also rapes them.

BITCHING AND BEATING

Well, that’s all really bad stuff. But the story only gets worse. Sarai, the brutal Jewish wife of this Jewish slave trader, horribly abused the pregnant slave. (Genesis 16:6, Holy Bible)

That all happened a long time ago. Surely with modern technology things are getting better.

After all, if the MRCC network can track vessels around the globe, around the clock, surely they can do the same thing for girls?

NOT MUCH “VESSEL TRACKING” GOING ON IN THIS BUSINESS

“The State Department estimates that only 0.4 percent of all modern slavery victims were identified last year.

BECAUSE THERE’S JUST TOO MUCH MONEY ON THE TABLE

Human trafficking is a multibillion-dollar business — and will probably grow so long as global governments fail to crack down on it more forcefully.” (Liz Goodwin, More than 12 million are modern slaves, U.S. says, Yahoo News, 14 Jun 2010)

A ROLE MODEL

Abraham was the Jewish pioneer in this business, and in Jewish religious circles, he has always been popular. And so

POPULAR CAREER

“many Jews sooner or later gravitated to human trafficking.” And not just in Europe. Some Jews went from Portugal to Africa. “Such peoples, variously called degradados (degraded ones) or lancados (castoffs), found themselves in Africa without capital but not always without skills in commerce. Slave trading thus provided them with an opportunity to start life anew”. (Richard Hull, Jews and Judaism in African History, Markus Wiener Publishers, 2009, p 93)

After selling Natalee Holloway into slavery on Aruba, Jewish slave trader Joran van der Sloot found life in the islands uncomfortable. And so he “gravitated to human trafficking” (Hull, supra) in Netherlands, Asia, and even South America. He found himself in new countries. Often without capital, but never without the age-old Jewish “skills in commerce” (Hull, supra). And he used his skills “to start life anew” (Hull, supra). (full details here)

And now you know what a smart girl Abby Sunderland is. “You can’t eliminate risk, you can do a lot to minimize it but it’s always there”. (Abby Sunderland cited in Masha Macpherson, US teen sailor reunited with brother after ordeal, AP, 26 Jun 2010)

She sailed alone into storms with 9-meter waves. Life was risky out there, but she minimized risk by avoiding casinos. And today, she’s alive to tell the story.

Stephany Flores went to a casino. And talked with Jewish slave trader Joran van der Sloot. And went home with him.

When she finally wised up, and tried to escape, it was too late. The Jewish slave trader killed her.wordpress visitor counter

High winds, huge waves, all alone out in the boat? That’s risky.

But much less so than visiting a casino or nightclub and talking to Jewish slave trader Joran van der Sloot.

So dream on, Abby Sunderland!!