After Trump, nazi David Duke Republican party candidate?


This video from the USA says about itself:

Party of Trump: David Duke, KKK and White Supremacy

22 July 2016

Former KKK leader David Duke is so “overjoyed” by Donald Trump‘s RNC speech, he’s running for [the Republican party candidacy for the United States] Senate [in Louisiana].

Scary.

Thailand dictatorship police arrests eight-year-old girls


This video says about itself:

Thai army threatens coup opponents with military courts

25 May 2014

Protests against the military coup in Thailand have multiplied and appear to have plenty of steam driving them despite the army’s warning that anyone violating its orders would be tried in a military court.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV:

Thai police arrests two eight year old girls

Today, 07:38

The Thai police have arrested two girls aged eight years because they had removed voting posters from the wall of a school. Indictment: “Obstruction the referendum process” and “Destruction of public property.” The motive of the couple: they thought the colour of the posters – pink – was so beautiful.

In Thailand, on 7 August there will be a referendum on constitutional reforms which, according to the military rulers should bring more stability. Critics say the proposed measures only give the military more power.

The regime, in power since May 2014, does not seem to be entirely comfortable on the outcome of the referendum. There have made a law prohibiting both debate on the constitution and campaigning for or against it.

Mussolini, Trump on ‘making America great’


Trump and Mussolini, cartoon

This cartoon, by Paresh Nath in The Khaleej Times, in the UAE, compares United States presidential candidate Donald Trump to Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.

From British daily The Independent, 28 February 2016:

Mr Trump was also asked on Sunday why he had retweeted a quote from the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini. The tweet, initially posted by another user, read: “It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.”

Asked about whether he had known the quote belonged to Mussolini and whether he wanted to be associated with fascism, Mr Trump told NBC’s Meet the Press: “Mussolini was Mussolini. It’s a very good quote, it’s a very interesting quote. I know who said it, but what difference does it make whether it’s Mussolini or somebody else?”

The central slogan of Donald Trump, and now also of his Republican party, is Make America Great Again. Mr Trump has stressed that slogan repeatedly, including on Fox News.

Is the slogan really original? Or not completely original, like Ms Trump’s speech promoting her husband at the Republican convention in Cleveland, owed something, unattributedly, to a speech by First Lady Michelle Obama?

From the Washington Post in the USA:

In 1927, Fox News Service filmed Benito Mussolini telling immigrants to ‘make America great’

By Philip Bump July 23 at 11:00 AM …

Fox News wasn’t the only group to recognize the value of the combination of sight and sound. Benito Mussolini, the fascist prime minister of Italy, at one point reportedly said that were he to broadcasting his speeches “in twenty cities in Italy once a week” he would “need no other power.” When he was approached about filming a statement for the newsreel, he agreed.

Fox promoted the upcoming statement in advertisements in the New York Times in September 1927, with the debut of the speech coming to New York City’s Times Square theater later that month.

Fox News Mussolini advertisement

… This was that statement.

Mussolini’s accent was heavy, and it’s hard to pick out everything he said. But the thrust was that he was offering praise for the United States and for the Italian immigrants that were helping to build it. He praised the citizens of Italy who were working to make America great.