The Pharmaceutical Fox is Guarding the Vaccine Henhouse

In the following video, a member of the Austrian Parliament for the FPÖ (Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs, Austrian Freedom Party) calls out a woman named Emer Cooke, a former lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry who is now on the board of the EU agency that regulates medicines — including the notorious AstraZeneca “vaccine”, which is currently the epicenter of a major controversy.

Many thanks to Oz-Rita for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

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Happy Easter From the Netherlands!

Our Dutch correspondent H. Numan reports on the latest labyrinthine twists and turns on the political scene since the recent parliamentary elections in The Netherlands.

Happy Easter!

by H. Numan

The continuing saga of the Dutch electoral farce: I reported about the elections, and later the gaffe made by the prime minister. It’s becoming a real Easter parody now: the PM had to explain himself before the Sanhedrin (Parliament) on White Thursday. He was crucified on Good Friday, but: verily, the Lord has risen! He survived a motion of no confidence by the skin of his teeth. He was saved by his coalition partner CU (Christian Union; Calvinist Marxists) who didn’t support the motion.

I’m not too fond of the CU, to put it mildly. For three reasons: I don’t like hypocrites, very strict Calvinists and I don’t like Marxists. Gert Jan Seegers is all of that. That makes him a pharisee par excellence in my book. A pharisee is someone who goes through the motions, without any real conviction. Others must see how devout or dedicated he or she is. Progressives excel here. Others must abide by rules they don’t abide themselves. Woe betide you if you don’t!

Well, Gert Jan Seegers (leader of the CU) voted to support the PM, but after the motion was passed, he said he doesn’t want govern with the VVD again. Good boy, that’s my hypocrite! If you feel that way, you should have supported the motion.

It’s difficult to say what is going to happen now, but it will make a new cabinet a LOT more difficult. I told you Dutch PMs usually don’t last more than 12 years. We don’t have a limit. A US president can be elected twice, on very rare occasions three times. A Dutch PM can be elected as often as he wants. However, about three terms seems to be the practical limit. No PM has ever served four terms.

Right now, Mark Rutte has a problem. He did survive the motion of no confidence, but not as the victor. His position is now seriously damaged. How much? A poll showed the electorate of all parties (except for VVD voters, of course) don’t want him to be the next prime minister. The percentages vary from 45 to 85%. Ouch. That hurts!

The problem dear leaders have is that they usually don’t have a spare on hand. Dear leaders don’t want to share their love of the people with anyone. Dear Mark is no exception. He did have a few successors, but had to toss them out for political reasons. For example, Halbe Zijlstra bragged he met Putin in his dacha. Pretty soon it was discovered he wasn’t even in Russia at the time. He was unceremoniously dumped and is working for a construction company now.

Long before that, Rutte eliminated all opposition within his party. The party does what Dear Mark wants. If you don’t, out you go. The last one to try was Rita Verdonk. She lost the internal elections for party leadership to Mark. Then she resigned from the party, and set up her own party TON. TON stands for Trots Op Nederland, or Proud About the Netherlands. Ton also means barrel. This proved to be a empty one. It got nowhere. The party quickly collapsed and doesn’t exist anymore.

Where Mark represents the most progressive wing within the VVD, Rita represented the conservative wing. When she resigned, many conservatives moved with her. The remaining conservatives got the message: be quiet. Be very very quiet!

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Gaffe in The Hague

Our Dutch correspondent H. Numan sends this follow-up to his previous report on the recent elections in The Netherlands.

Gaffe in The Hague

by H. Numan

We had elections; I reported that last week. Now all we need is a new cabinet. That means a lot of negotiating before anything can happen. We’re off to a very good start. You’re not going to believe this. A blunder of national proportions occurred last week!

A pair of scouts (‘verkenners’; not an official title) were appointed to test the waters. The team was Mrs. Ollongren (D66) and Mrs. Jorritsma (VVD). They finished a meeting with Premier Rutte in ‘The Tower’ (‘het torentje’; the office of the PM next to the Parliament), and walked in the courtyard. There they were interviewed by journalists. So far, nothing unusual. Here it comes!

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Dutch Elections 2021: Not Good — Not (Too) Bad

Our Dutch correspondent H. Numan sends this report on last week’s elections in The Netherlands.

Dutch elections 2021: not good — not (too) bad

by H. Numan

Last week the Dutch national elections were held. As I expected, the conservative VVD won. What I didn’t expect, and what came to most as a surprise, is the big win for the progressive D66 party. Dutch politics follows the trend in Western nations: the electorate wants a stable more conservative government, politics (being the Powers That Be) wants a politically correct 100% halal government. Let’s have a look at the electoral results:

  • VVD: 35 (now) — 33 (last elections in 2017)
  • D66: 23 — 19
  • CDA (Christian Democrats): 15 — 19
  • CU (Calvinist Communists): 5 — 5

The above parties formed the government. Given the results, they can continue governing, with more D66 and less CDA input. I expect a very brief formation period.

  • PVV: 17— 20
  • FvD (Thierry Baudet’s party): 8 — 2
  • PvdA (Labor): 9 — 9
  • SP (Maoists) 9 — 14
  • GL (Communists) 8 — 14
  • PvdD (Animal party) 6 — 5
  • SGP (Calvinists) 3 — 3
  • DENK (Turkish AK Party) 3 — 3
  • 50 Plus (Elderly Party) 4 — 1
  • JA21 (splinter from FvD) 3 — 0
  • Volt (Euro communists) 3 — 0
  • Bij1 (black racist anarchists) 1 — 0
  • BBB (farmers’ party) 1 — 0

The Left is the big loser. All left-wing parties did pretty badly. Labor remained tiny; GL and SP both lost massively. The VVD remains the strongest party, and won slightly. Which is pretty weird, if you think about it. The main reason the cabinet resigned was a massive tax scandal, for which the VVD was responsible. On top of that, other possibly even bigger tax scandals emerged just before the elections. The resignation of the cabinet, as I wrote in a previous essay, was a form of controlled demolition. Rutte expected that scandal not to influence his re-election, and he was right.

The really big winner was Forum for Democracy. The party almost collapsed weeks before the elections due to internal dissent. The splitters formed JA21, and gained 3 seats. FvD got 8 seats, which means that the electorate doesn’t believe a word of Thierry Baudet’s being an open or closet Nazi.

The PVV didn’t do well. They lost 3 seats. Which is just as surprising as the big win for D66. I’m not going to call this voter fraud, but both are really surprising. The PVV polled consistently at 25-30 seats. All of a sudden they’re stuck at 17 seats? Weird. Likewise, D66 gained 4 seats. Again, nobody expected that. They were polled roughly equal to what they had or less. Certainly not a lot more.

The results are a mixed bag. We’ll get Rutte 4, no doubt. And pretty fast, as the election gave the green light for a continuation of the Rutte Saga. Dear Mark shouldn’t be overly happy, though. It’s rare a PM who rules 12 years. So far we haven’t had one that ruled for 16 years. He wasn’t elected because people like him so much, rather for the want of anything better.

Who is really worrisome? Sigrid Kaag, the chairwoman of D66. She wanted to become the first female PM of The Netherlands. “Because we haven’t had one, and it’s about time.” People didn’t buy that slogan, but she did pretty well anyway. However, what few people know or realized is that Sigrid Kaag is married to Anis al-Qaq. He is a high-ranking officer in the PLO government of Yasser Arafat.

Kaag kept that marriage a secret for as long as possible, as she considers that ‘something personal’. I beg to differ. That marriage is something that will affect The Netherlands profoundly. After all, she is married to a strict sharia mohammedan. Such a marriage has consequences.

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German Politicians Cash in on the Corona Hijab

Never let a pandemic go to waste! It seems that German politicians in Angela Merkel’s party have been caught making money from the Corona mask business. Obviously, it’s just a coincidence that Mrs. Merkel’s government made masks mandatory…

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from PolitikStube:

Alice Weidel: Unreservedly and completely clear up mask scandals

Another member of the Union (CDU/CSU), this time from Baden-Württemberg, has received six-figure commissions for brokering purchases of corona masks, according to media reports. The group leader of the AfD in the German Bundestag Alice Weidel explains:

“Every new mask scandal is another blow to the credibility of the corona policy of this federal government. The damage is not repaired with unctuous circular letters and appeals. Now it must be fully clarified who in the governing parties has benefited from these and similar deals.

“In view of the lobbying work of a CSU team around MEP Monika Hohlmeier, who, according to media research, had campaigned for government contracts for questionable mask suppliers, the non-transparent procurement policy of the Federal Ministry of Health and the role of the responsible minister himself must also be examined.

“It is unacceptable for citizens to be harassed with barely comprehensible mask obligations, hunted down by law enforcement officers and subjected to stiff fines, while a few are enriched by the politically generated demand for masks. In German Corona policy, the return to honesty, reason and a sense of proportion is long overdue.”

Party Time With Hunter Biden in the House of Sweden

The House of Sweden in Washington D. C. is an office building owned by Sweden that contains the Swedish and Icelandic embassies. As it happens, until recently Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, had his offices in the same building. The younger Biden has just generated a scandal in Scandinavian media after details were leaked about his sordid shenanigans in the House of Sweden.

Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this article from Fria Tider:

Hunter Biden smuggled strippers into House of Sweden premises

February 23, 2021

[Photo caption: Stripper Lundin Roberts was one of the guests that Biden smuggled into the premises without permission]

Hunter Biden, the scandal-ridden son of the American president, accused the National Property Board of racism. This after the Swedish Board threatened to evict him after he smuggled a stripper and a homeless black woman into the House of Sweden in Washington.

Dagens Nyheter [newspaper] has published an email from the National Property Board. The Board administers the exclusive office building House of Sweden, in Washington DC, where among others, the Swedish embassy is located.

Hunter Biden, the son of the current president of the USA, rented suite 507 in the House of Sweden in 2017, but quickly found himself in conflict with the National Property Board.

The crack-smoking son of the president had specifically smuggled people into the building through a back entrance despite the fact that all visitors must go through the main entrance and pass through a metal detector.

Among these guests there was a stripper, with whom Hunter Biden one year later had a child, whom the stripper forced Biden to acknowledge as his. He also invited in a homeless black woman.

When the House of Sweden contacted Biden about this and asked him to stop the behavior, he responded with an accusation of racism.

“If NN has a problem with my guests’ race or clothing, I think we should all sit down and talk about it with a lawyer present,” wrote Hunter Biden in an email, according to DN.

Biden announced a few weeks later that he wanted to terminate the lease in advance. But after that, he stopped answering emails from the National Property Board, which eventually threatened him with eviction.

In the end, the rent was paid through the outstanding security deposit, and Biden moved out.

Hunter Biden, who is under investigation for his business contacts with China, had also asked House of Sweden for an extra key to his suite for a Chinese businessman accused of corruption.