Wednesday, February 28, 2018
I wasn't even going to mention this because pigsh*t is not newsworthy but since the third little piggy is in the news I will comment on it. CBC is reporting that "It was a '7' that was actually supposed to be a '9'. That mistake is now having ripple effects, not just on the life of Jarrod Bacon, but on the public's perception of the corrections system. In 2012, Bacon was sentenced to 12 years in prison, minus time served, for smuggling 100 kilograms of cocaine. He was supposed to serve nine years before being eligible for statutory release. But according to the Parole Board of Canada, that was recorded as seven years instead on a prison document. Because of that, Bacon was released early in February 2017."
"Bacon breached the conditions of his release a few months later and was taken back to prison. His statutory release was revoked. Somewhere along the way, the typo was discovered. Bacon then argued he never should have been released at that time and, therefore, can't be held responsible for the breach. The Parole Board of Canada's appeal division agreed. Bacon is now set to be released on the correct date in June 2018."
You people have got to stop using the word notorious for pig sh*t. Have a little self respect. These clowns are from the suburbs. They aren't from Surrey and they aren't welcome here. The Surrey Six was deplorable. No one here has any respect for any of them at all.
Although Jarrod isn't hated as much as his dead preppy brother or the brainless ork Jamie, his prognosis is not good. He's just a cocky little b*tch that is going to end up dead. In the real hood, he's the kind of guy they shoot first just because he thinks he's all that when he is very far from it.
I would hope that the UN affiliates don't shoot him dead but that's really out of my hands. I would also hope the Hells Angels would stop using him to traffic drugs since he is a heat magnet but that too is out of my hands. If he doesn't stop trafficking drugs I can't see him living very long when he gets out of prison. The only reason he lasted as long as he did is because the police put up a video camera outside his house and gave them 24 police protections. That was insane.
Last year CBC reported that "Jarrod Bacon did not want to be released to a halfway house because he feared his enemies would easily find and kill him." No love lost.
Recently when he was released early by *mistake* he was caught in a strip club with someone who had a criminal record. Everyone speculated that it was Gumby but the police didn't name the person he was with. He took his date to a strip club. Real classy. Those losers trade girlfriends like hockey cards. Like I said before stupid just isn't pretty.
The real villain in this case is his worthless father who encouraged his kids to be involved in the drug trade and financially benefited from it. His father had a good job but greed and materialism took over. He's just another piece of garbage waiting to be flushed down the toilet.
The Vancouver Sun is reporting that "Motorists flocking to Washington state to flee Metro Vancouver gas prices." That is simply a natural consequence of supply and demand. Normally I refuse to fill up in the US. I'm all buy Canadian. Only buying gas in Canada doesn't support Canada it supports Communist China. Since we let them take over the oil monopoly in Canada they can keep jacking up the prices as much as they want so right now this is the only alternative.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Most people here probably don't remember Bernhard Goetz but New Yorkers do. Back in the /70's and /80's the subways in New York City were very dangerous. They were full of violent crime and people would get mugged on them all the time. That's why Curtis Sliwa started a volunteer group to patrol the subways to help stop violent crime. Durring that time Bernhard Goetz shot four muggers on the subway and created quite the public stir.
Some saw him as a hero who finally stood up to crime. Others called him a vigilante. Curtis Sliwa and the Guardian Angels rallied to his support. I'm not saying what Bernhard Goetz did was right or wrong. I'm simply saying that is what New York was dealing with at that time period. Times have changed. New York has evolved. We have not. In many ways we have been left behind and our good intentions are what's holding us back.
Years ago a friend from High school who went to law school in New York came back to visit family and said to me you wouldn't recognize New York any more. They have graffiti proof trains and the crime problem doesn't exist any more. New York is safe now. That was hard for me to imagine. I could not conceive of a graffiti proof train in New York nor could I imagine a New York without violent crime. That's what New York was when I was there.
That miraculous transformation is what everyone refers to as the New York model. Most people attribute the success of the New York model to Mayor Giuliani but it really started before that with Mayor David Dinkins. Giuliani delivered the second crucial blow of enforcement that followed up Dinkins committee to investigate police corruption which as we later found out was rampant.
In New York they confronted crack cocaine they didn't promote it. What we are doing is wrong and is the reason the New York model has left us behind. The reason why we are trapped in the vice of harm promotion is because of the Pharmaceutical fraud that engulfs us.
In today's federal budget mention was made of the skyrocketing cost of medication. There is one simple reason for that. The government lets the pharmaceutical companies maintaining rigid drug patents so they can keep jacking the price up as much as they want. That is extortion. We need to promote generic drugs. That is why Barry Sherman and his wife were murdered. He helped provide Canadians with affordable medicine.
The New York Times reported that Daraprim went from $13.50 a Tablet to $750, Overnight. Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India.
In 2015 Global reported that "a Canadian drug company bought the rights to two life-saving heart medications. That very day, the price of those drugs, Isuprel and Nitropress, increased by 525 per cent and 212 per cent, respectively." In 2017 Barry Sherman and his wife were murdered.
With regards to harm promotion, let's look at the methadone fraud. I have a source that claims any inmate can get a prescription of up to 200 milligrams of methadone. 30 milligrams is a lot. 200 milligrams is over the top. In support of that claim, the Vice is reporting that "the amount of methadone being prescribed to our country's inmates has gotten out of control."
My source claims the prisons are getting kickbacks from the methadone prescriptions which comes as no surprise since kickbacks are just a part of doing business in that tax paid industry. CTV reported that "A CTV News hidden-camera investigation has uncovered what appears to be a kickback scheme involving pharmacists and drug-recovery houses in B.C."
If we sincerely want to reduce the amount of fentanyl deaths in BC then we need to address the pharmaceutical fraud that is causing them. Then we need to start enforcing the law.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
I saw the Black Panther movie tonight. Michael B. Jordan did an epic job as a villain. I prefer him as a street wise good guy and look forward to seeing Creed II but it was awesome. The character Black Panther first made his appearance in Captain America Civil War.
The Black Panther movie is well done. It's like a futuristic Lion King saga with swag. More importantly, it has a message that ties in with the theme of my book: "I think therefore I am. I feel therefore I act." The struggle between good and evil continues so it does.
When I was in New York back in the /80's I stayed with the Guardian Angels in Harlem at the 155th street Headquarters. Tut was a real life super hero. They called him the New York City secret weapon. Tut had swag. I was very naive back then. I had watched the movie Warriors a million times before I went to New York hoping to see some gang activity. I had also read the Nicky Cruz story Run Baby Run when I was young.
By the time I got to New York most of the gangs were all gone. I saw some Black Panther graffiti in Harlem and I asked the guys what they were. I said are they a gang? No they replied, they're a black power movement. Black power I thought to myself. Sounds good to me. I'm all for equal opportunity. Before I left New York, Tut taught me an important life lesson.
Tut knew I was going to travel around the world with next to no money in my pocket. He put a dollar bill in my hand and said "I'm going to tell you the same thing a wise man once told me. Take a look at that dollar bill. It doesn't say on it how you earned it. It doesn't say whether you were a garbage collector, ditch digger or an executive. Everyone's money looks the same."
Tut said everyone wants a nice flashy job on Wall Street. He said some people are too proud to work. He said no matter where you go you will always be able to find work if you're not too proud to take it." He was absolutely right. When I got to Israel I showed up at the kibbutz office with five dollars in my pocket. The lady was going to send me to one of the nice fancy kibbutz far away and I just shook my head and looked down. I said naw, I don't have enough money for a bus ticket all the way out there. Do you have anything closer?
She couldn't believe I had made it to the other side of the world with only five dollars in my pocket. She asked me what I was planning on doing if I wasn't able to get on a kibbutz. I just shrugged my shoulders and said, I noticed the youth hostel I was staying at was looking for a cook. I'm a chef by trade. I figured I'd be able to work there a while if I didn't get in here. She just shook her head and sent me on my way. It was an amazing experience so it was.
Like everyone else I've had a few setbacks in life. That's just reality. Character is seeing how we carry out a decision after the emotion of making that decision has past. Determination, fortitude - these are the tools that make men great. As Rocky Balboa said, "It's not how hard you can hit in life it's how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."
In the words of Rare Earth, "I had my hand on a dollar bill and the dollar bill blew away. But the sun is shining down on me and it's here to stay. I put my faith in the people and the people let me down so I turn the other way and carry on any how." As I said before, I think therefore I am. I feel therefore I act. To thine own self be true yo. Keep the Faith.
If I could turn back the hands of time I wouldn't. I rather move forward.
Well, winter breathes it's last breath. Vancouver got a dump of snow yesterday and overnight. It's actually quite nice. This morning I broke down and decided to try a rope trick I learned from an old timer who used to ride full seasons in Prince Rupert. He said he used to wrap rope around the tires in the snow for make shift chains. Old school trumps No school.
I thought it was a cool idea but I wasn't sure how it would work because if you wrap the rope diagonally across the tire, it wouldn't be very effective for traction. However, today I saw a YouTube video of a guy in Wales who made chains for his car out of a rope. He looped it through so that the rope crossed the tire tread horizontally. That made sense.
Obviously chains are better than rope because rope wears out really fast on dry pavement. I tried it out and it worked very well. Yesterday I had zero traction on the side streets but today I could start without having to sit on my back seat for traction. I actually had traction and I could actually brake. So I spent what's left of the snow bombing around on the side streets testing it out.
Alaska here we come. Mount Denali bound yo.
Zen and the Art of Civil Liberty. The future looks bright.
I said I wasn't going to report on the Korean Winter Olympics any more because of the OAC corruption but I will say this: Hats off to Norway and Germany. Norway and Germany have led the world with most gold medals. Well done. Although Norway has less population than many of it's larger competitors, they excel in winter sports. Germany's success in the Winter Olympics represents hard work and fine craftsmanship. Something the Germans are well known for.
Germany beat Canada in the men's hockey. We were all "at least is wasn't the Americans." It's great to see Germany take the podium for a change. The US did beat Canada in women's hockey which was heartbreaking for the women but in all fairness the Americans did play well. You can't win all the time. The Canadian Women's team worked hard and did us proud. No doubt they formed lasting friendships and important life skills. There is more to life than winning medals.
In 2010 people claimed the woman's hockey team embarrassed us because after winning the gold medal they celebrated by sharing cigars, champagne and beer on centre ice after everyone had left. AYFKM? There was no disgrace. The mob is fickle and stupid. This year the mob claims one of the members of the Canadian woman's hockey team embarrassed Canada by taking off her silver medal. Give your head a shake. They all did us proud. People are allowed to be human. They were all just about in tears receiving the silver medal after losing the gold. Taking off the silver medal was not rude. It was her way of dealing with the loss.
In 2010 the Canadian Woman's hockey team beat the US in overtime. In 2018 they lost to the US in a shoot out. Either game could have gone either way. All the athletes need to be recognized for their hard work and competence. The person caught DUI in a stolen vehicle was embarrassing. The woman who took off her silver medal was not.
It was nice to see a peaceful event completed despite the CIA's tainted brainwashing. I will also reiterate that banning the Russian flag from the Olympics was stupid. It diminished all of us. Grigory Rodchenkov is dirty as f*ck. Now he's claiming England is next on the chopping block for doping as he sits in his fully paid expensive condo in the US. We need to focus on OAC corruption and promote the next World's fair in their place. That would be more productive.
Update: Russia takes the gold medal in Men's hockey. Well done!
The OAC is corrupt and so is the CIA for spamming the media will bullsh*t about Russia. Dasvidaniya OAC and CIA. In 2017 they played the wrong anthem by mistake. This year they did it on purpose. This is their real anthem. This is their anthem played at Sochi.
Hats off to the host country. Outsider is the worlds fastest rapper and has a wonderful family.
Korean rapper Outsider and American rapper Twista go head to head in Star Warz.
With special thanks to Kim Jong-un for not blowing us all up at the Olympics.
Twista is hopeful about the future and so am I. Peace.
Friday, February 23, 2018
When I recently posted an overview of where this blog has been and where it is going, I said when I first started blogging I was a lone voice in the wilderness preaching Gary Webb. However, there was one other - Mike Ruppert. Mike ran a blog From the Wilderness and was a passionate supporter of the Gary Webb story. He died of a suspicious suicide just like Gary Webb.
When the Gary Webb story broke, it went viral. People were outraged. The Director of the CIA held a town hall meeting in LA to do damage control. At that meeting, Mike Ruppert said: "I will tell you Director Deutch that as a former Los Angeles police narcotics detective that the Agency has dealt drugs throughout this country for a long time." He then refers specifically to three CIA Operations: Amadeus, Pegasus and Watchtower. I have written about Watchtower which was confirmed by former US Navy Intelligence Officer Al Martin. Chip Tatum referred to Pegasus.
Mike Ruppert claimed that while he was a narcotics officer in the LAPD the CIA approached him to sell drugs. He refused and when he tried to blow the whistle on that operation he was chased out of the LAPD. History has shown how all whistle blowers undergo character assassination.
Mike Ruppert believed 911 was an inside job. So do I. So do many architects and engineers in the field of controlled demolition. Mike was passionate about many things. I do not believe he committed suicide any more than I believe Gary Webb committed suicide or Dr. Kelly, the British weapons inspector in Iraq that blew the whistle on MI6's false press releases to the media about Iraq's WMD they didn't have. It's pretty easy to fake a suicide note.
The bottom line is that Mike Ruppert was another witness of the CIA's long time involvement with drug trafficking. There have been many others. There are too many witnesses to silence because their testimonies continue to speak out after they have been killed. Crack the CIA.
CBC is reporting that "Vancouver Police are investigating a shooting in the Langara area Thursday night. They were called to Cambie Street and West 48th Avenue around 8:30 p.m. for reports of shots fired. There were no reports of injuries, although a business on the other side of Cambie Street sustained what appeared to be a bullet hole through its window."
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Telegraph Journal is reporting that Luc LeBlanc from New Brunswick has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for conspiring to import cocaine after he recruited a couple to smuggle 16 kilos of cocaine into Canada from Texas in their RV. He was found guilty October 2017.
CBC is reporting that "A B.C. judge has dismissed a claim for damages from Lisa Dudley's mother, saying she was out of time under the statute of limitations. Rosemarie Surakka alleges her daughter died because of negligence by an RCMP officer who went to check up on a report of shots fired in Mission, B.C,. on Sept.18, 2008, but didn't get out of his car or interview neighbours. Four days later, Dudley was found alive but later died. Her partner, Guthrie McKay, was already dead at the scene." This case is one complete tragedy.
The first thing I'd like to point out is that the police did not shoot Lisa. Police received a call of shots fired. A single cop is sent to investigate and doesn't even get out of his car. That's two mistakes right there. They should have sent more than one officer and he should have got out of his car and knocked on the door. Had he got out of his car he might have noticed signs of a forced entry requiring further investigation. He might not have.
There is no doubt that if the officer knew there was any victims let alone a living victim, he would have called it in. To think that she was tied to a chair and mortally wounded for four days before she died is absolutely heart breaking. Jack Woodruff, the guy that shot her, is a complete piece of garbage with a history of violence against women.
Contract law is pretty cut and dry when it comes to time limits. Yet the judge does have discretionary powers to hear a complaint filed after the time limits has expired. This is one case where they should have. The mother did not have legal council at the time and had no idea she could sue for negligence while she was grieving and obviously had no prior knowledge of any time limit restriction. The intent of the law would allow this application to proceed.
Just for the record, I oppose gun control for the same reason Jesse Ventura opposes gun control. I personally believe that many of these mass shootings are orchestrated just like Steven Seagal does. The Orlando shooting was orchestrated. There were far too many shots fired for a single shooter. The Las Vegas shooting was also orchestrated.
In response to the school shootings Donald Trump has suggested that teachers be armed. That makes sense. Whenever there is a mass shooting in the United States gun sales go up because people get scared. They are afraid the gun control freaks will get their way and they will have no personal protection against a crazed shooter. They have good reason to be scared. The Canadian system doesn't work. Here, for the most part, only the criminals have guns. All these gang shootings keep reoccurring where the offender already has a lifetime firearm ban.
If the people in Europe had the right to bear arms, the Holocaust never would have happened.
The Swiss Difference: A Gun Culture That Works
What can the Swiss teach the US about guns?
Interesting to note that given Switzerland's position on gun control, they were the only country in Europe not invaded during he first and second world war. If the citizens have guns that makes it harder to invade and oppress them. History has demonstrated that.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
As I shut down all my social media and go off the grid to start working on my next book I just wanted to pause for a moment to set the stage and let everyone know what the book will be about and where this blog will be going. As I previously said, I have found my own way.
Yes I have made a name for myself by confronting the crime associated with the Kelowna Hells Angels, but that is not what my book will be about. My book will not be about confronting the Hells Angels, it will be about confronting the ATF. The ATF is and always has been dirty.
At first I was a bit unsure about the reason behind the Aging Rebel's disdain for the ATF. Now I know why. Dirty cops are worse than bikers who sell crack. The ATF's legal obsession to tear up the US Constitution and seize the Mongols patch concerns me. I oppose that obsession.
When I first started this blog I was a lone voice in the wilderness preaching Gary Webb. Then all of a sudden one of the Avengers put out a movie about the Gary Webb story called Kill the Messenger. Shortly after that Freeway Ricky stepped up to the plate and put out a documentary confirming the Gary Webb story and highlighted corruption within the DEA.
The DEA wanted to bust Blandon but the CIA pulled the plug on that bust because Blandon was working for them. He was bringing cocaine into the United States to raise money to fund the Contra rebels in Nicaragua. After the CIA pulled the plug on that bust the DEA became dirty. Instead of disrupting drug trafficking they just focused on seizing the proceeds of crime and collected finder fees for letting the drug trade flourish. Just like here.
The CIA is a far worse criminal organization then the Hells Angels ever have been and the ATF are at the root of it. My book will be confronting the ATF and their predisposition for corruption not the Hells Angels. It will remix the old ideals of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance along my own journey across Canada and the US inviting people to ask questions and think for themselves so they can see through the Corporate propaganda that engulfs us.
Gentlemen may cry peace peace but there is no peace. The war is already begun.
Kill the Messenger and Freeway: Crack in the System are now both on Netflix.
It was nice to hear that the BC Environment minister took the time to listen to some voters over dinner. It's rather disturbing how the Post Media Corporate Propaganda Monopoly spun the story. They twisted the headline to read "Environment minister blasted for dinner with anti-pipeline activists on day of trade war." AYFKM?
Taking time to listen to constituents is a good thing. Something politicians don't normally do. I'm sure the Corporate Propaganda Machine would of had no objections had he went to dinner with Kinder Morgan or the Chinese Communist Government that owns our oil rights. I can tell you this: instead of being bribed by Corporate lobbyists, he probably paid for his own dinner. Knowing him he probably had to pay for the dinner of the anti pipeline activists too. So which is worse? Going our for dinner with some concerned citizens or being bribed by a big oil company that wants to turn Vancouver into a Petroleum Coke garbage patch? You tell me.
I saw a few pictures at the mall tonight that caught my eye. This one was fascinating. First I thought it was Mecca in Saudi Arabia but it was surrounded by water. Turns out it is the Sikh Golden Temple in India. Nice. We have a lot of Sikhs here in Surrey. I support religious freedom.
I understand Justin Trudeau is in India and recently took a family portrait outside the Sikh Golden Temple. It's nice to see he is visiting religious edifices around the world. It's too bad he is crushing religious freedom here in Canada. At least he takes nice photo ops.
The Intercept is reporting that US trained police are hunting down protesters objection to the recent election fraud in Honduras. They describe one raid in a home with two yong children at 3:00 AM in violation of local laws. What were they looking for? Drugs? Gang members? Of course not they were looking for protesters.
The people of Honduras have been protesting the corruption of the current president since 2015 when he was caught committing social security fraud and was pocketing money from hospitals. Mass protests continued until the recent election fraud. He had lost the election with virtually no possible comeback when the live election results were halted. They announced the army was going to pick up the remaining ballots from rural areas and count them in the capital. All of a sudden the results of the election mysteriously reversed after the tampered ballots where counted. It was obscene and Donald Trump backed the fraud just like Hilary Clinton did in 2009.
The Intercept is reporting that "All in all, security forces carried out 10 raids in the early hours of December 26 and arrested 11 Pimienta residents on charges related to property destruction and assault on police officers in the context of protests against election fraud. TIGRES special forces have been controversial since their founding in 2013, and their short history has been dogged by allegations of theft and corruption involving drug traffickers."
As I previously reported Honduras has been a hub in CIA drug trafficking since Iran Contra. The curent president and his brother are up to their eyeballs in it. Donald Trump is aiding and abetting that drug trafficking in Honduras just like Hilary Clinton did. Say hello to the new boss. Same as the old boss. I'll pick up my guitar and play just like yesterday and I'll get on my knees and pray we don't get fooled again. God Bless Honduras and God Damn the CIA.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Keith Fraser is reporting on the trial of a 16 year old kid charged with shooting Samson Serjohn in Burnaby November 2016. The accused was someone Samson knew enough for his girlfriend not to suspect anything when he showed up at their townhouse.
"On Jan. 5, 2017, the accused was arrested in Surrey by members of the Burnaby RCMP for the attempted murder of Serjohn. At the time of his arrest he was found to be in possession of a Glock pistol that was later forensically linked to the Burnaby shooting and a second shooting a month later in Vancouver for which the accused also faces charges."
"The Crown’s theory is that before the second shooting the accused had spoken by phone to a youth charged in the murder of a man at Burnaby in September 2014. The accused allegedly conspired to murder Khurram Dar, a witness who was at the scene of the fatal shooting of Aladdin Ramadan."
"On Dec. 20, 2016, the accused is alleged to have gone to Dar’s home in the 2200-block Hermon Drive in Vancouver. When the accused arrived at the home and knocked on the door, it was answered by Dar’s mother, Hamara Jat, according to the Crown. After being told that Dar was not home, the accused allegedly shot the mother multiple times at close range, severing her spinal cord and leaving her paralyzed from the chest down." That is messed up.
OK so a 16 year old was charged with the fatal shooting of Aladdin Ramadan at Brentwood Mall in Burnaby, Sept 2014. A 16 year old was later charged with conspiring to murder a witness in that shooting and shot the witness' mother instead. Jesse Cadman lobbied for changes to the young offenders act. One of those changes was for youth who committed violent crime like murder, could be tried as an adult. The other change was that they could also be named. This kid needs to be named in the interest of public safety.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Last week the New York Times reported that "The Israeli police recommended on Tuesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust, casting a pall over the future of a tenacious leader who has become almost synonymous with his country. The announcement instantly raised doubts about his ability to stay in office." At the time he refused to step down and vowed to run again next term.
Today the smoke and mirror magician announced he is going to make all those charges disappear by declaring war with Iran. He figures blaming Iran for conflict the CIA has started in Syria will be a great distraction from his corruption charges. You can fool some of the people some of the time but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
On that note, today some coworkers told me to watch a movie called Wag the Dog. They said I'd really like it. It's about a president who creates a fake war to distract voters from his own scandal. I pointed to the paper and said that's exactly what's happening here.
Jeremiah was a bullfrog. They didn't like what he had to say so they threw him in jail. Then everything Jeremiah the prophet said came true and Israel was carried away captive into Babylon until Cyrus the Great set them free. They say in Rome, pride cometh before the fall. Well the same thing is true in Israel and everywhere else. Buyer Beware.
Jerusalem, O Jerusalem, may God take from thee thine heart of stone and give to thee a heart of flesh so that you may see how your actions hurt others. Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy but God Damn the pusher man.
The Peace arch News is reporting that "A drive-by shooting rattled a Port Coquitlam neighbourhood on Sunday night, leaving bullet holes in a home and in multiple vehicles in the 3800 block of Ulster Street. Coquitlam RCMP say that one was injured but that the shooting is believed to be targeted and the residents of the home hit by bullets are known to police."
Sunday, February 18, 2018
CBC is reporting that "Ontario Provincial Police say they are investigating an early morning shooting on Highway 401 in Mississauga that left a vehicle on its side and riddled with bullet holes. No one was injured in the shooting involving two vehicles early Saturday, according to police and paramedics. Five men, who were in one of the vehicles, were questioned by police."
Saturday, February 17, 2018
An interesting conspiracy theory has made its way into the Main Stream Media. CTV is reporting that "Two friends are sitting in a coffee shop, discussing what they might wear to an upcoming holiday party. One of the women mentions that she’s been eyeing a dress from a well-known fashion brand. On her way home an hour later, the other woman scrolls through Facebook on her phone and sees an ad for the same dress her friend had described. Sound familiar?"
"If you type 'Are Facebook and Instagram listening to me?' into a search browser, you’ll find reams of articles, blog posts and podcasts, all speculating that social media apps are using the microphones on personal tech devices to listen in on conversations, then serving up ads based on what they hear. How else to explain an ad for tents popping up in your Facebook feed after casually mentioning to your partner that you two should go camping next summer?"
I had never heard of this until someone recently told me they had the exact same experience. Obviously Facebook denies it is listening to people's private conversation through their cell phones but we have to ask, why are all these people experiencing the same thing? They talk about something in a private conversations then they start seeing adds involving the topics they were talking about in their private conversations appear on their facebook.
We all know that the NSA listens in on private conversations through cell phone microphones. That was revealed by Edward Snowden and accurately depicted in the Snowden movie. While working for the NSA, Snowden was shown how to use a search engine to search for people using specific keywords in their private conversations. When he asked what people the search engine database was searching he was told, the whole kingdom Snow White. Everyone.
To think that businesses would be using that technology to advertise is somewhat disturbing. Yet it is somewhat difficult to explain the reoccurring coincidences. Here's the kicker: Facebook owns Instagram. Conspiracy Theorists Claim Mark Zuckerberg Is David Rockefeller’s Grandson.
The Tri City News is reporting that "One man is dead after shots were fired Friday night in Coquitlam. Police were called to the 2700-block of Sylvan Place, off of Riverview Crescent, just after 10 p.m. after a report that multiple shots had been fired and a vehicle was seen speeding away. According to a press release from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, “When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. The male victim was transported to hospital but succumbed to his injuries." Global is reporting that "A dark-coloured sedan was found on fire nearby at Mariner Way and Dartmoor Drive."
The Peace arch News is reporting that "There was a reported shooting in Newton Friday night. Police were on scene after reports of gunfire around 11 p.m. in the 13200-block of 62nd Avenue. Footage from the scene shows what look like bullet fragments on the road."
The Surrey Now / Leader is reporting that "Russell Atma Bidesi, 26, has been found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a Surrey man at a Christmas Eve party in 2011. The conviction comes more than six years after the fatal shooting 28-year-old Bradley McPherson at a house party near 131 Street and 67A Avenue."
This is the case that I was referring to when I said I wasn't going to comment on it until the trial was over because there was obviously more to the story than was presented in court. However, Russell Bidesi was the shooter so I remained silent and will continue to do so. The powers that be know the concerns that I have and they know those concerns are valid. It's time to bring back the OMGU. That's all that I have to say on the matter.
Friday, February 16, 2018
Gordzilla nailed it. Which just goes to show that although no two people agree on every issue, no two people disagree on every issue either. Gordon Clark wrote an insightful column stating that Tolls are an unfair burden on overtaxed motorists. He's absolutely right. The NDP were elected on a promise to remove bridge tolls. For them to turn around and create another toll to replace it would be an act of fraud. Speaking of fraud who fed Derek Corrigan the poison cool aid?
Derek Corrigan replaced Mayor Moonbeam as chair of the Mayors’ Council because he had a more conservative approach to the Translink Fraud that consumed Mayor Moonbeam and Betty Botox. They were the tax and spend ring leaders. Stars of Junkets R Us. So what happened? Why has Derek Corrigan changed his tune and started to sing fiscal irresponsibility? Ah, they gave him a free trip to South Korea. Now he's a junket star too trying to think up ways to raise taxes and spend more money so he can go on junkets with the rest of them. Shame on you.
Every district has wish lists. Two projects proposed for Surrey are replacing the Pattullo bridge and creating an infrastructure nightmare along 104th with the brain dead LRT fraud. Of those two projects which has the highest priority? Replacing the Pattullo bridge. That thing is very old. You can't do both projects at the same time. That would be insane.
We need to pick a project, start it and hold off on the other one. Surrey wants the government to be fiscally responsible. Replacing the Pattullo bridge isn't urgent but it is a far bigger priority than this LRT scam which is just plain stupid.
People who drive cars prefer Skytrain to LRT because Skytrain does not impede traffic. People who drive cars should have a say because they pay an extra billion dollars a year in a 10 cents a litre regional gas tax. No private company would be allowed to continue operating a billion dollars over budget every year. I'm not saying do away with the regional gas tax. I'm saying stop it at that and no more tolls. The best way to save money is to disband all these committees mandated to think up new ways to raise taxes and spend money.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The Peace Arch News is reporting that "Study reveals sobering truths about drug use on Surrey’s 135A Street." A KPU professor studying drug addiction on the Surrey strip states that "The only city in B.C. with a higher overdosed death toll than Surrey was Vancouver, which saw 348 fatalities last year." The lethal injection sites are promoting addiction which is resulting in an increase in overdose deaths in Vancouver and Surrey. That much is clear.
“Number one: in terms of the racial mix of people who find themselves in this very problematic substance use, roughly half are self identified as Caucasian, but the other half, about 45 per cent, self-identify as Indigenous or other,” he said. “There is a lot of First Nation representation in terms of problematic substance use on 135A street.” Actually we do not know that. All we know from the survey is half the drug addicts are white and the other half are something else.
“In terms of detox, in terms of solutions, the people who find themselves with problematic substance use who live hopelessly on 135A in these tents, many have also sought treatment or detox. So about 60 per cent of these people who live in those tents of 135A street find themselves there after going though detox or treatment, not for lack of wanting.”
That's because other than the one run by Price Pro, the detox centers in Surrey are flop houses where addicts do drugs. Drug dealers are known to hang out at the treatment houses and sell drugs while the police do nothing to stop them. Seizing the proceeds of crime without disrupting drug trafficking is a criminal act.
"In the survey, more than half of respondents said they wanted to go into detox or treatment, but were unable." That's because the extremists and the corrupt politicians have thrown away the three crucial pillars in the four pillars program and have turned harm prevention into harm promotion which simply promotes addiction and assists organized crime.
Harm Promotion on the Surrey Strip cost taxpayers $288,000.00. Enforcing the law and arresting the drug deals at the Surrey treatment centers and on the Surrey strip would cost nothing and prevent lifetimes of misery and exploitation. That would save lives.
"While addicts are people and have rights, so do all the other people in the area have the right to a neighbourhood that is clean, free of open drug dealing, with sidewalks and lit streets."
A space to shoot up, but no space for addiction treatment
Sudden death near White Rock shelter
Reggie Yates is worth listening to.
If someone doesn't understand privilege show them this
News 1130 is reporting that "The VPD was called to an area of Vancouver's west side just after 1 p.m. for reports of a shooting. One man was found with gunshot wounds after police were called to the area of Marguerite Street and West 49th avenue. No arrests have been made."
Update: The Peace Arch News is reporting that the victim was from Surrey.
Update: The Peace Arch News is reporting that the victim was from Surrey.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Toronto Star is reporting that "Former Hells Angels hitman becomes target as Quebec bikers push into GTA. Paris Christoforou is nowhere to be seen after narrowly escaping hitmen in Toronto and Montreal. His enemies have grown to include members of the powerful Hells Angels chapters from Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivières, Que., which kicked him out of the international club in the fall, police and underworld sources say." AFFA Not.
Paris Christoforou was with Peter Scarcella when they shot up a sandwich shop in Toronto and an innocent mother was hit and paralyzed. They were targeting mafia rival Mike Modica.
I received a press release with a PDF file from a coalition of concerned citizens objecting to the LRT disaster in Surrey. Aside from the obvious infrastructure nightmare, they state: "The Mayor Linda Hepner will not tell, nor will the LTR Program Manager Paul Lee, tell the citizens of Surrey where the Light Rail Transit (LRT ) Maintenance Yard / Stock Rail Yard will be located."
The obvious point in question is that expropriating more land costs more money while the Skytrain already has space allotted for it's maintenance yard which once again illustrates another advantage of Skytrain over an on ground train running down the middle of a busy inner city street.
Monday, February 12, 2018
As I've said before, Reggie Yates is worth listening to. Episode four in the second series of Outside Man takes a look at Ice in Australia also known as crystal meth. We do have crystal meth here in Canada and I just want to emphasis that ice or crystal meth is not speed. It is similar in that it is an amphetamine but crystal meth is made with Drano. The harmful effects on the mind and body are profound. It is a very bad drug and is insanely addictive.
Reggie interviews several individuals who are addicted to ice and follows one young mother that goes into rehab. You can see the heart wrenching difficulty overcoming that addiction really is. They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. As prevention is one of the Four Pillars, I would have to agree. The young mother who goes into rehab described having a psychotic episode while on ice. The counselor in rehab explained that is very common with ice addicts and sometimes the psychosis can be permanent.
Without pointing fingers at who is bringing the drug into the country and where it is coming from, it is worth pausing to look at how harmful and how challenging this drug really is. Time Magazine did an expose on ice in Australia. The Daily Mail did an article about a women who is educating school kids on the harmful effects of ice. Cracks in the Ice is a go to website about the drug.
Locally, Larry Amero was charged with importing two tons of precursor chemicals for making crystal meth into Australia after 650 kg of pseudoephedrine was seized. Sadly he got off those charges due to trial delays. As I've previously reported, a lot of ice or crystal meth is made in Myanmar for the CIA. In the struggle between good verses evil, the CIA is on the wrong side.
In 1980 the CIA crashed the Nugan Hand bank in Australia through money laundering tied to it's drug trafficking in the Golden Triangle. In 2015 the Sydney Herald reported that Michael Hand was found living in the United States. No big surprise.
As I've said before Wanted is a riveting TV series on Netflix from down under. A female version of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid with Ned Kelly all rolled into one. Season three: Bring it. I'm not exactly sure where they could go with a third season but there's no question these two characters work well together.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
The Montreal Gazette is reporting that "A 41-year-old Brossard man is among five people to plead guilty in an international drug trafficking and money laundering ring stretching through Peru, Mexico, the U.S. and Montreal, it was announced Friday. Iraklis Haviaropoulos pleaded guilty to being the leader of a Montreal-based organization that purchased and distributed more than 300 kilograms of cocaine and laundered more than $1 million.
According to U.S. Justice Department officials, Haviaropoulos purchased cocaine on the northern coast of Peru, where it was picked up by pilots at a concealed airstrip and flown to Guatemala and Mexico. Once in Mexico, the cocaine was trucked into the U.S. and Canada. During the investigation, more than 337 kilograms of cocaine were seized, as well as quantities of fentanyl and marijuana."
"Haviaropoulos, Carlos Alberto Ocampo Garcia and Jose Mauricio Ortiz Bolanos - both from Cali, Colombia - pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering. Eduardo Nunez-Serna of Chicago and James DeSantis of Pompano Beach, Fla., pleaded guilty to money laundering."
In 2016 La Presse reported that Iraklis Haviaropoulos was a Hells Angels associate through Sylvain Ethier who was gunned down in Sainte-Thérèse, north of Laval less then six months after their arrest in this cocaine bust. Sylvain Ethier was then named as the leader of the cross border cocaine ring. Only now he is dead. Et tu, Brute?
Le Presse reported that "According to our information, Éthier is in contact with a member of the Hells Angels of Quebec currently in the Dominican Republic, who would have perceived part of the 20 million profits made by the organization in 18 months, evaluates the police. This motorcyclist would even have returned to Quebec a few times, notably to collect his royalties, but he was not charged in the investigation."
In this cocaine ring, everyone plead guilty and no Hells Angel members were charged, again.
The US Department of Justice reported that "The organization collected cash from selling marijuana in the United States and cocaine in Canada." Why weren't they selling any of the cocaine in the US? That's because the US crack epidemic ended in the /80's. It is now rampant in Canada because we refuse to implement the New York model and are running around handing out free crack pipes promoting addiction.
Where do you think most of the cocaine went in Operation Fast and Furious? Canada. Who do you think was ultimately involved in this cocaine ring? The same Agency responsible for Operation Fast and Furious - the CIA. Two of the accused from Cali, Colombia plead guilty to trafficking 5 kilos of cocaine. Who do you think they worked for? The CIA.
The CIA created Pablo Escobar just like they created Manuel Noriega and El Chapo. After the CIA screwed over Pablo Escobar, they started using the Cali cartel. Arresting any Hells Angels in this case would be as pointless as arresting any other drug mule. The CIA are the ones behind it. We need to arrest them or it will never stop. The point of this bust is not to disrupt street level drug trafficking. The point of this bust is so that the government can seized the proceeds of crime.
Iraklis Haviaropoulos was originally from Lebanon. The CIA murdered Major Charles McKee from the US Defense Intelligence Agency on his way home to testify about the CIA's drug trafficking in Lebanon. We need to confront the drug trafficking on the street not seize the proceeds of crime. That is the New York model.
Watch Kill the Messenger ~ Freeway: Crack in the System
Saturday, February 10, 2018
There was finally a break in the rain so I rode my motorcycle out to the Sea to Sky gondola in Squamish today. The gondola is right between the Chief and Shannon Falls:
This is a view of Garibaldi from the gondola:
There's snow at the top of the gondola and tons more further up from there:
This is the view from the deck of the restaurant:
This is a view of Sky Pilot from the deck:
This is a view of Sky Pilot from the Shannon Loop trail:
This is the creek that turns into Shannon falls:
This is our home. This is what we want to protect. If people can't understand that, I can't explain it to them. I'm just a rider on a Western highway, from the mountains to the sea.
This is where I was born and raised. This is where my father is buried and where his parents are buried. His mother was born in Woodstock, NB and my mother was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia. "My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From ev'ry mountainside Let freedom ring!"
2018 Free Tibet and Free Yourself ~ Zen and the Art of Civil Liberty
The Peace Arch News is reporting that "One man was fatally wounded in a Friday night shooting in Langley Township. Just after 9 p.m., Langley RCMP received calls of shots fired in the 8200 block of 204B St in a newly developed area of Willoughby. They arrived to find an injured male in a townhouse complex with two gunshot wounds to the chest . Firefighters and paramedics performed CPR on the victim as they were loaded into the ambulance. The regional Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken over the investigation. IHIT has confirmed one person is dead and has promised to release more details later today. About the same time, firefighters received calls for a nearby vehicle fire at 206A St. and 84B Ave nearby."
Update: Global is reporting that "On Saturday, IHIT identified the victim as 23-year-old Tarek Ali Al-Romeshi of Surrey. Last December, there was a fatal shooting in the area. IHIT identified the victim in that shooting as 21-year-old Dai Duong Duong." The Indo Canadian Voice is reporting that "Duong was known to police and associated to gang activity." The Surrey Now Leader is reporting that Al-Romeshi was not a resident of the complex and he was not known to police.
Well this is disappointing to say the least. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ordered the Olympic Committee to reinstate 28 Russian athletes but the Olympic committee has refused to lift the ban and did not let the Russian fag be flown at the opening exercises in Korea. Consequently I will no longer be covering, watching or endorsing Olympic events. The Olympics without Russia is not the Olympics. A gold medal without Russia competing is not a gold medal.
Olympic corruption is nothing new. We saw it at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake. We saw it at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. October 2017 the Guardian reported Rio 2016 Olympic chief Carlos Nuzman arrested in corruption investigation. "Nuzman was arrested on suspicion of corruption, money laundering and participating in a criminal operation after Brazilian prosecutors alleged his estate increased in value by 457% between 2006 and 2016. They claimed not to have been able to locate any evidence of increased income."
September 2017 the Guardian reported that Familiar whiff of corruption continues to taint Olympic Games. "The Tokyo Olympics bid team made secret €1.3m payments to the Black Tidings bank account in Singapore, which is associated with the same notorious fixer who is accused of using illegitimate means to help Rio." The Olympic Committee is so corrupt it is beyond repair and I will not longer endorse the Olympics. I will endorse international sporting events instead.
In 2016 Flotrack reported that The IOC's True Ideals: Corruption and Greed. "These Summer Games have been marred by controversy, and in turn, have opened the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) practices up to public scrutiny. In the most recent episode of HBO's "Real Sports," Bryant Gumbel and his team of journalists delivered a 90-minute expose on the IOC's long history of corruption, greed and human rights violations."
"The Olympic Games are marketed as more than just a way to showcase the best athletes in the world. The Games, according to the IOC, are the only way of bringing the world together in peace. But a deeper investigation reveals something else: the glory of reaching the pinnacle of sport is just a marketing pitch. In reality, the IOC is driven solely by a lust for money, and have repeatedly exhibited a total lack of compassion for the athletes and ruined cities they often leave in their wake. To support a country's bid, individual IOC members have requested everything from cash to paying for plastic surgery for their spouses."
International sporting events like world cup soccer, world cup hockey and rugby are worth watching. The Olympics are not. Recreating the Worlds Fair would be much more productive. Last year the World's Expo was held in Kazakhstan.
Science world and the Expo Skytrain line in Vancouver is a reminder of Expo /86. Montreal and Seattle both have reminders of when they hosted world fairs. That is worth supporting.