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Power of the Powerless

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Over the course of the summer riots, there had been countless acts of individual defiance against the Anglophile mobs, on the streets, metro stations, buses, taxis and the airport.

The clip below is one of the most recent incidences, that time at a mall where the mobs have begun to use as venues for rioting (because, there, it has McDonald, toilet and air-conditioning). It is noteworthy because this one involves a family of three kids, the youngest still in diapers, the oldest looks no more than 10.

This is what happens when Annie’s Freedom Fighters take their fascism into a shopping mall.

  • Fact #1: The mall is the place families go for leisure or shopping.
  • Fact #2: Families will have children among them.
  • Fact #3: Annie’s Motherfuckers have no problem inflicting psychological trauma on kids, if they can’t beat them up.
  • Fact #4: The family have the right to be there.
  • Fact #5: The presence of the kids, the toddler in the arms especially, stopped their father from being beaten.
  • Fact #6: Against mobs, individuals and families have no protection.

Two others things to note:

  • (a) the kids broke down under the harassment; and,
  • (b) the father refused to take his three children away.

This, (b), was the point of contention: the Mob says the father should leave the place with the family and he refused.

Nobody said that — leave! — to the Mob, to Annie’s Motherfuckers.

The father is hardly exemplary in protecting the children but the problem at the mall didn’t begin with him. Yet, the Joshies and the Annies call these motherfuckers freedom fighters, that they have the right to wreck everything and anything for freedom and human rights.

If Annie and her Anglophile fascists have the spine for their cause, kill the father and kill the kids, right where they stood, like Germans did to 6 million. That’s true gumption.

Or, is it Annie know only how to cakap saja. Like a mad woman running up and down the street cursing at everything and everyone as if a dog barking to the moon.

Annie, you have the balls to fight the Chinese ‘freedom’ cause? Or, you’d just roll over, open your legs and get fucked by some Chinaman? And throw in your Taiwanese mother for bonus? Hah…


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Compare: Ukraine 2014 Winter and Hong Kong 2019 Summer

Everything, from tactics to symbols, bear an identical semblance: They scream, USA! USA! USA!

The iconic photos of the Hong Kong riots are not those above, but below. Did you see them anywhere in Malaysiakini — anywhere, at all? This absence lead to three truths:

  • Truth 1: History written by the Media appears first as tragedy, second time as farce.
  • Truth 2: Steven Gan et al lie routinely and lie for their White handlers.
  • Truth 3: The riots were never about freedom or a girl killed in Taiwan; they were about seizing power what they couldn’t get legitimately and in the 2016 ballot boxes.

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FACES OF THE FASCIST RIOTERS

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The Democracy Farce: Exhibit A

Fu Guohao 18b44

Trousers already stripped off, Fu Guohao is tied to an airport luggage trolley and then beaten. In his hand is his Chinese passport: he had just arrived from Beijing when the HK airport was seized and occupied by Annie’s freedom fighters.

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The Democracy Farce: Exhibit B

U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong Joshua Long and Nathan Law 241a5

Julie Eadeh, member of the US consulate general which, in a city of 7 million, has more than 500 staff. What do they do for a living?

Right of her is Nathan Law. We know him as one of those who battered the HK parliament glass doors. Today, he has run off to America — to study which then reminds of criminals like Razak Baginda: they kill somebody, burn a building and they flee to the London, New York, all the Western havens for criminals and while on the way shout freedom, justice!

Beside Law is Joshua Wong who the Time magazine calls the Face of Freedom (sic). Law and Wong created the party called Demosisto with membership drawn from a student body called the HK Federation of Students which they had also headed. Hence, the large number of (naive) students in the riots. In 2016 elections Demosisto fielded candidates, won one seat, and garnered 2% of popular vote. Today, what power they couldn’t get in elections, they want to get by coup d’etat.

Their Anglophile underpinnings — even the party name follows Greek mythology — and their love for all things White and Caucasian, first picked up from church theological indoctrination, is absolute: The world’s most powerful tyrant is invisible, loving and is called God who stands for freedom. Like Trump who see themselves as chosen by God, Wong et al sees themselves as the next Jesus Christ to deliver freedom to the Chinese. (Never mind the contradictions, the irrationality and the voodoo qualities; the point is this: these are mentally sick people.)

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For further explanations into the two images above, see the AH Tribune essay.

The images are important not for what they ostensibly show but rather what they cannot speak about which is this, the ultimate intentions of the Anglophile racist rioters: To pick on the Chinese (as symbols of China) they take money and instructions from America and White people whose histories of genocidal murders, racism and conquests are legendary — the exact opposite facets of freedom, democracy and human rights.

The Anglo-American world, it must be remembered, is from Day One conquered, seized and occupied territory — all their natives in shackles if not already dead.

DEATH TO THE EADEH? DEATH TO AMERICA? DEATH TO JESUS?

Yes! Yes! Yes!

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HANDS OFF CHINA?

No, no, not America.

To sever the connections between Yankees and Anglophiles, chop off not Eadeh’s hands (she is better off dead) but those hands that receive from America.

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The essay below belongs to John Walsh and was first published in AH Tribune. It’s repeated in full below:

Through the summer the world has watched as protests shook Hong Kong. As early as April they began as peaceful demonstrations which peaked in early June, with hundreds of thousands, in protest of an extradition bill. That bill would have allowed Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of China, to return criminals to Taiwan, mainland China or Macau for crimes committed there – after approval by multiple layers of the Hong Kong judiciary. In the wake of those enormous nonviolent demonstrations, Carrie Lam, CEO of Hong Kong, “suspended” consideration of the extradition bill, a face-saving ploy. To make sure she was understood, she declared it “dead.” The large rallies, an undeniable expression of the peaceful will of a large segment of the Hong Kong population had won an impressive victory. The unpopular extradition bill was slain.

But that was not the end of the story. A smaller segment continued the protests. (The Hong Kong police at one point estimated 4,000 hard core protesters.) pressed on with other demands, beginning with a demand that the bill be “withdrawn,” not simply “suspended.” To this writer death by “suspension” is every bit as terminal as death by “withdrawal.” As this piece is sent to press, news comes that Corrie Lam has now.

As the summer passed, two iconic photos presented us with two human faces that captured two crucial features of the ongoing protests; they were not shown widely in the West.

First, Fu Guohao (Exhibit A), a reporter for the Chinese mainland newspaper, Global Times, was attacked, bound and beaten by protesters during their takeover of the Hong Kong International Airport. When police and rescuers tried to free him, the protesters blocked them and also attempted to block the ambulance that eventually bore him off to the hospital. The photos and videos of this ugly sequence were seen by netizens across the globe even though given scant attention in Western media. Where were the stalwart defenders of the press in the US as this happened? As one example, DemocracyNow! (DN!) was completely silent as was the rest of the U.S. mainstream media.

Fu’s beating came after many weeks when the protesters threw up barriers to stop traffic; blocked closure of subway doors, in defiance of commuters and police, to shut down mass transit; sacked and vandalized the HK legislature building; assaulted bystanders who disagreed with them; attacked the police with Molotov cocktails; and stormed and defaced police stations. Fu’s ordeal and all these actions shown in photos on Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, a paper leaning to the side of protesters, gave the lie to the image of these “democracy activists” as young Ghandis of East Asia. (The South China Morning Post is based in Hong Kong and its readership is concentrated there so it has to have some reasonable fidelity in reporting events; otherwise it loses credibility – and circulation. Similarly, much as the New York Times abhorred Occupy Wall Street, it could not fail to report on it. Added note: Though owned by Jack Ma, the SCMP is run and staffed by Anglophiles. And, naturally, Anglophiles pine after and lie on behalf of Anglophile causes.)

Which brings us to the second photo (Exhibit B), much more important to U.S. citizens, that of a “Political Counselor” at the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong who in August was pictured meeting with, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, at a hotel there. The official was formerly a State Dept functionary in the Middle East – in Jerusalem, Riyadh, Beirut, Baghdad and Doha, certainly not an area lacking in imperial intrigues and regime change ops. That photo graphically contradicted the contention that there is no US “black hand,” as China calls it, in the Hong Kong riots. In fact, here the “black hand” was caught red-handed, leading Chen Weihua, a very perceptive China Daily columnist, to tweet the picture with the comment: “This is very very embarrassing. … a US diplomat in Hong Kong, was caught meeting HK protest leaders. It would be hard to imagine the US reaction if a Chinese diplomat were meeting leaders of Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter or Never Trump protesters.”

And that photo with the protest leaders is just a snap shot of the ample evidence of the hand of the U.S. government and its subsidiaries in the Hong Kong events. Perhaps the best documentation of the U.S. “black hand” is to be found in Dan Cohen’s superb article of August 17 in The Grayzone entitled, “Behind a made-for-TV Hong Kong protest narrative, Washington is backing nativism and mob violence.” The article by Cohen deserves careful reading; it leaves little doubt that there is a very deep involvement of the US in the Hong Kong riots. Of special interest is the detailed role and funding, amounting to over $1.3 million, in Hong Kong alone in recent years, of the U.S. National Endowment for Democracy (NED), ever on the prowl for new regime change opportunities. Perhaps most important, the leaders of the “leaderless” protests have met with major US political figures such as John Bolton, Vice President Pence, Secretary Pompeo, Senator Marco Rubio, Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel, Nancy Pelosi and others, all of whom have heartily endorsed their efforts. This is not to deny that the protests were home grown at the outset in response to what was widely perceived as a legitimate grievance. But it would be equally absurd to deny that the U.S. is fishing in troubled Hong Kong waters to advance its anti-China crusade and regime change ambitions.

That said, where is the U.S. peace movement on the question of Hong Kong?

Let us be clear. One can sympathize with the demand of many citizens of Hong Kong to end the extradition bill or even the other four demands: an inquiry into police handling of their protests; the retraction of a government characterization of the demonstrations as riots; an amnesty for arrested protesters; and universal suffrage. (The first three all grow out of violence of the protests, be it noted.) But that is the business of the citizens of Hong Kong and all the rest of China. It is not the business of the U.S. government. Peace activists in the US should be hard at work documenting and denouncing the US government’s meddling in Hong Kong, which could set us on the road to war with China, potentially a nuclear war. And that is a mission for which we in the U.S. are uniquely suited since, at least in theory, we have some control over our government.

So, we should expect to hear the cry, “US Government, Hands Off Hong Kong”? Sadly, with a few principled exceptions it is nowhere to be heard on either the left or right.

Let’s take DemocracyNow! (DN!) as one example, a prominent one on the “progressive” end of the spectrum. From April through August 28, there have been 25 brief accounts (“headlines” as DN! calls them, each amounting to a few paragraphs) of the events in Hong Kong and 4 features, longer supposedly analytic pieces, on the same topic. Transcripts of the four features are hereherehere and here. There is not a single mention of possible US involvement or the meetings of the various leaders of the protest movement with Pompeo, Bolton, Pence, or the “Political Counselor” of the US Hong Kong consulate.

And this silence on US meddling is true not only of most progressive commentators but also most conservatives.

On the Left when someone cries “Democracy,” many forget all their pro-peace sentiment. And similarly on the Right when someone cries “Communism,” anti-interventionism too often goes down the tubes. Forgotten is John Quincy Adams’s 1823 dictum, endlessly quoted but little honored, “We do not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.” Where does this lapse on the part of activists come from? Is it a deep-seated loyalty to Empire, the result of endless indoctrination? Is it U.S. Exceptionalism, ingrained to the point of unconsciousness? Or is it at bottom a question of who the paymasters are?

On both sides anti-interventionism takes an especially hard hit when it comes to major competitors of the US, powers that could actually stand in the way of US global hegemony, like Russia or China. In fact on its August 12 program, DN! managed a story taking a swipe at Russia right next to the one on Hong Kong – and DN! was in the forefront of advancing the now debunked and disgraced Russiagate Conspiracy Theory. In contrast, the anti-interventionist movement is front and center when it comes to weaker nations, for example Venezuela – and quite properly so. But when one puts this advocacy for weaker nations together with the New Cold War stance on China and Russia, one must ask what is going on here. Does it betoken a sort of imperial paternalism on the part of DN and like-minded outlets? It certainly gains DN!, and others like it, considerable credibility among anti-interventionists which can help win them to a position in favor of DN!’s New Cold War stance. And the masters of Empire certainly understand how valuable such credibility can be at crucial moments when support for their adventures is needed from every quarter.

Fortunately, there are a handful of exceptions to this New Cold War attitude. For example, on the left Popular Resistance has provided a view of the events in Hong Kong and a superb interview with K.J. Noh that go beyond the line of the State Department, the mainstream media and DN! And on the libertarian Right there is the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and the work of its Executive Director Dan McAdams.

We would all do well to follow the example of these organizations in rejecting a New Cold War mentality which is extremely dangerous, perhaps fatally so. A good beginning for us in the U.S. is to demand of our government, “Hands Off Hong Kong.”

(Below image: ‘Give us Democracy or my Uncle Sam will kill you.’ The photo, circulated in Hong Kong, shows Trump holding an assault rifle while riding a tank next to an eagle firing a Tommy gun.

Hong Kong Trump d56e1

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TRUE TO NATURE’S PROMISE, AUTUMN HAS COME

Even the swans are preparing to leave…

When Will I Be Home?

by Li Shangyin

When will I be home? I don’t know.
In the mountains, in the rainy night,
The autumn lake is flooded.
Someday we will be back together again.
We will sit in the candlelight by the west window,
And I will tell you how I remembered you
Tonight on the stormy mountain.

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…did you ask, ‘What am I waiting for’?

But, no, I won’t be later than the swans of the Motherland

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Update…

On 秋节 Shu Shi’s answer to Jian 苏轼的回答

(Shu Shi 苏轼, b1037-d1101. His poem is 水调歌头 or roughly Water Sings the Melodies. In the old days, we Chinese, the literati class in particular, don’t write emails and long, discursive letters. Instead their standard written form is poetry. Shu Shi, a mid-level government official at the time, had written it to his brother in another part of China, place unknown. In the preceding poem, Li Shangyin was writing to his wife.)

千里共婵娟

Miles apart we may be, we share her same beauty

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苏轼

《水调歌头》

明月几时有
把酒问青天
不知天上宫阙
今夕是何年

我欲乘风归去
又恐琼楼玉宇
高处不胜寒
起舞弄清影

何似在人间
转朱阁
低绮户
照无眠

不应有恨
何事长向别时圆
人有悲欢离合
月有阴晴圆缺
此事古难全

但愿人长久
千里共婵娟

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In translation (by rihaku):

Whence forth are you moonlight?
Cup in hand, I ask the deep blue sky
Where are those celestial palaces on high
What year it is tonight?

I long to fly on with the wind
But dread those crystal towers, in courts of jade,
In icy heights, freezing to death
So, I rise to dance with my pale shadow instead

Is it better off among the world of men?
As they round the red pavilion,
Stooping to look through gauze windows
Even the moon shines on the sleepless

Moon, O Moon, you know no sadness
Why, then, are you full when dear ones part?
As Man grieves and rejoices, parts and unites
So, too, moon is bright and dim, waxes and wanes
Always there are the flaws, as old as the days

My one wish for you is eternal life
Miles apart we may be, we share her same beauty

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