Parties offer fake policies & false hope

by PAUL COLLITS – THE most recent Roy Morgan poll shows the majors on an anemic 34 per cent each of the primary vote and a whopping 32 per cent for minor Parties and independents. 

Despite the fact that as many people do not want the major Parties as there are supporting each of the majors – the Lib-Lab duopoly, aka the establishment or legacy parties – one might think that all that matters in this election are the respective prospects of Albo and ScoMo, perhaps the two least attractive candidates ever put up for high office in this country. 

There is endless lying about climate change which is driving the whole “teals” narrative. If ever there was a false narrative, it’s climate change.

Keeping the real issues off the agenda is a mark of legacy Party politics and of a sycophantic corporate media.

The OffGuardian notes, quoting, of all people, the decrepit Leftist Noam Chomsky: “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum — even encourage the more critical and dissident views.

DEBATE

“That gives people the sense that there’s free thinking going on, while all the time the presuppositions of the system are being reinforced by the limits put on the range of the debate…”

The source for the quote was Chomsky’s 1998 book, The Common Good. Equally relevant, perhaps, was Chomsky’s early work, co-authored with Edward Herman, Manufacturing Consent (1988).

The authors described their thesis as “the propaganda model of communication”, no doubt influenced by the father of public relations, Edward Bernays.

If the notion of the fake binary sounds a little familiar, well, it should. It describes to a tee Australian Party politics in the 2020s and the current election campaign in particular.

To the extent that anyone is talking about issues other than the prospects of Lib-Lab, those that are getting a run are matters utterly irrelevant to most voters.

First, there is the endless lying about climate change that is driving the whole “teals” narrative. If ever there was a false narrative, it is climate change.

Next, we have so-called toxic male workplace culture and, in particular, ScoMo’s role in either creating or not eliminating it.

Then, there are all the pork-barreling promises of dollars that, perhaps mercifully, will never actually be disbursed. They are all just meaningless announceables.

What about the housing crisis? Yes, there are massive issues of housing affordability, but setting up a false binary between the major Party promises that suggests that one or the other has an actual “solution” to the problem parks on the side analysis of actual causes and potential solutions, to the extent that these are remotely attainable without radical re-engineering.

Finally, there is the utterly fake transgender issue. Without wanting to offend anyone, who remotely cares?

And the issues of actual concern to normal voters? Well, we would like to defend our nation and not slither into world wars.

We don’t like the Chinese Communist Party owning vast swathes of the country, including much that is strategically critical.

IMMIGRATION

We are done with mass immigration and the Ponzi economy that it has created.

We want governments to be fiscally continent. We want political and especially executive accountability and the reversal of government overreach.

We want the sinners of the COVID years to be punished for their crimes. We want vaccine freedom and we want the unvaxxed to get their jobs back, with compensation.

We want an end to rule by unelected bureaucrats, especially all of the vile public health talking heads.

We cherish freedom and rights. We want a true federation back, where “intercourse” is, indeed, free among the States and territories.

We want conservative political Parties to be conservative. We want governments to keep their promises and all issues on which they reach positions to first be tested on the hustings.

We do not want the bio-digital State. We do not want to be run by Bill Gates, the World Economic Forum, the CIA and the World Health Organisation, and we do not want entanglements in foreign wars that are none of our business. We are not all neocons.

And that’s just the beginning of what a genuine election campaign with all of the grubby reality of our system being up for discussion would look like.

Chomsky, like the broken clock, is right about this, if about nothing much else in his long life of Leftist agitprop and ersatz scholarship.

Major parties are good at creating pretend debates and the illusion of real difference, when the reality is that there are two political entities fighting a legacy Left-Right war that no longer exists, and where the real dividing lines in the polity are between insiders and elites on the one hand, and outsider “deplorables” on the other.

Just like the mass formation hypnosis of the COVID years, the current election is an act of “look over there”, an illusory, faux-democratic exercise in fraud where the past two years of economic destruction and crushed citizen rights are simply erased from history.

The major Parties and the media leading this charge, where the lies and omitted truths about vaccines are buried and where true accountability is non-existent.

CRUSHING

Indeed, the very choice between two rabidly pro-vaxx, freedom crushing, totalitarian Parties arguing over which of them did/would do autocracy better and harder is an insult to our Constitution and to the voting public.

Very sadly, there is also much circling of the wagons abroad, especially on the Right-of-centre.

The usual suspects are being dragged out, still attempting to pretend that there are real differences to be divined among those who all wish to see we-the-people remain in their fog and their ignorance about the way the world is really now run.

The OffGuardian explains further the Chomsky thesis, updated to the COVID world: “What he’s describing is the ‘fake binary’. The imposition of the idea that viewpoint A is the official approved narrative and that viewpoint B is therefore its antithesis.

“Points C through Z can therefore be ignored. The fact hidden in plain sight being that both viewpoint A and viewpoint B actually reinforce the overarching narrative being sold and both lead to the same place.

“It’s an incredibly effective management tool. A fake binary allows you to not just manipulate the conformist normies who automatically obey, but also those who consider themselves to be ‘anti-establishment’, contrarians or ‘rebels’.

“It becomes widely understood that the only solution to the obvious and real evils of viewpoint A is viewpoint B.

“The fact viewpoint B actually concedes all the same falsehoods contained in viewpoint A remains unnoticed and anyone pointing this out tends to be attacked by both sides. Fake binaries are a godsend to the opinion-managers.”

Indeed. And the greatest false binary of the COVID era has been the suggestion that the “solution” to the CCP virus was mass vaccinations (that were falsely said to be safe, needed and effective), in order to restore freedom. The freedom that governments and their allies took from us.

Creating fake binaries, of course, isn’t the only tool in the totalitarian toolkit. As Soren Kierkegaard observed: “We can, of course, be deceived in many ways.  We can be deceived by believing what is untrue, but we certainly are also deceived by not believing what is true.”

There are also outright lies, censorship, fact checkers, gaslighting of dissidents and refuseniks, isolation, ridicule, brainwashing (yes, brainwashing is a core and instinctive method of the totalitarian, as Orwell’s novels showed; it is the supply side of the madness of crowds), the creation of moral panics (just look at the case of George Pell), the creation and management of controlled oppositions and coverups of corruption.

All these strategies are mutually supportive, and serve to exclude both people and topics from the agreed establishment narrative. They have been utterly successful.

PROPAGANDA

The world of politics is now run by opinion managers. The coming of corporatism to the main political Parties of the former right and the former Left has left us with endless public relations, propaganda, reputation management in place of real debates over real issues of concern to ordinary people.

This is now embedded in the body politic and the numerous third Parties wedded in some way to the political system.

The 2022 election is merely the latest, and for those crushed by the COVID State, the most egregious example of the new way of doing things.

Hence there will be no real joy in the event of the likely change of government this Saturday, beyond the genuine satisfaction that an appalling government will be swept away.

The reality is that it will only be replaced by an equally revolting government driven by factions and globalist ideology and peopled by Labor’s own, venal second-raters, careerists, chancers and traitors to their once great cause of championing the underdog.

There is another possible outcome, though I personally believe this unlikely.

This would be a chastened Coalition bent on self-examination, on weeding out the betrayers of liberalism and traditionalism, on killing the factional power and rethinking globalist ideology. And on starting afresh.

MACHINES

Until that day arrives, the communities of the disaffected have to build their newfound homes among the FFMPs (freedom friendly minor Parties) into proper political machines with an ongoing brief, certainly in the Senate and perhaps – hoping against hope – on the cross benches in the Lower House too, to “keep the bastards honest”.

They can not be merely temporary holding patterns for the wayward and the disenchanted.

Powerful third forces, and I don’t mean nut-job Greens, might just, one day, put an end to the false binaries created by those currently in control, governed as they are by the true puppet-masters beyond the reach of parliaments, nations and voters.PC

Paul Collits

MAIN PHOTOGRAPH:  Anthony Albanese (L) & Scott Morrison. (courtesy ABC News)

6 thoughts on “Parties offer fake policies & false hope

  1. Craig Kelly- Australia Under Threat – warns about WHO treaty with crippling lockdowns and mandates
    https://cairnsnews.org/2022/05/19/craig-kelly-warns-about-who-treaty-with-crippling-lockdowns-and-mandates/

    Dr Russell L. Blaylock. Covid Update What is the Truth ? – Read this Paper please !
    The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history, characterized by official lies in an unending stream lead by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and international agencies.[3,6,57] We have witnessed a long list of unprecedented intrusions into medical practice, including attacks on medical experts, destruction of medical careers among doctors refusing to participate in killing their patients and a massive regimentation of health care, led by non-qualified individuals with enormous wealth, power and influence.
    Full Paper >
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9062939/?fbclid=IwAR2fydp0W7KP5GKdiFkjEiLoMRjTxwAZMvY8HYE2euV3Eh3vAC-WtMcTXQo

    World Council for Health – Cease and Desist – We declare that Covid-19 vaccinations are dangerous and unsafe for human use.
    https://worldcouncilforhealth.org/campaign/covid-19-vaccine-cease-and-desist/

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    Australia’s only chance is to VOTE OUT Liberal/National, Labor & Greens
    COME ON ALL AUSTRALIANS PLEASE LISTEN AND HEED THESE GRAVE WARNINGS >
    We are all in the fight of our lives for our lives against vile and heinous State and Federal Government Tyranny.
    DO NOT vote for Liberal/National Labor or Greens or you will certainly doom us all to Permanent Government Tyranny/Totalitarian Regimes.
    It is too late afterwards to say ‘We wished we had listened to the warnings of grave urgency and total Destruction of our Democracy.’
    Please study this website and Information Paper to give you, what is a brief insight insight, into what has and is really going on and that the entire system is totally corrupted with systemic and extensive conflicts of interest which is jaw dropping! It is disgusting!
    INFORMATION PAPER COVID /TYRANNY / AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT / CORRUPTION/CONFLICTS OF INTEREST/VOTING /CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENTISTS /POLICE BRUTALITY /GLOBAL TYRANNY / AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL ELECTION 2022 by Diane Drayton Buckland >
    See Information Paper https://fluorideinformationaustralia.wordpress.com/election-2022/

    The entire system is totally corrupted with systemic and extensive conflicts of interest. If the people representing State and Federal Governments have/want ties, associations, partnerships, memberships, sponsorships, revolving doors with any Corporations, Companies, Groups, Government/NG Departments or anyone or anything whatsoever THEY CANNOT AND MUST NOT PULL THE MANDATE CAPER !
    No Gunpoint Medicine ever! as this is a most serious crime /
    corruption/conflicts of interest and the most abhorrent violation of Informed Consent / Nuremberg Principles/ Nuremberg Code on a massive scale and they all must be held responsible and accountable for these atrocious crimes against our populations.

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    Australian Medical Professionals Society
    The Australian Medical Professionals’ Society is a group of doctors wanting an alternate voice to the AMA. They wanted to join the strength of almost 9,000 under the Red Union banner with the likes of the Nurses’ Professional Association and Queensland (NPAQ), Teachers’ Professional Association of Queensland (TPAQ) and the Professional Drivers’ Association of Australia (PDAA).
    The AMPS supports:
    The primacy of the doctor/patient relationship with Government bureaucrats being removed from the surgery room.
    Make it easier for doctors to speak out publicly. Doctors are gagged by AHPRA.
    Removal of AHPRA from monitoring doctors on social media and voicing their medical opinions.
    Resisting Government Coercion.
    The ability to speak out about refugee health without fear of de-registration.
    Resisting Government mandates.
    Resisting Government agencies running roughshod over doctors in what they can prescribe and recommend.
    The AMPS remains fully committed to defending your right to treat patients as you see fit and respect the enormous amount of medical training undergone to achieve this right. AHPRA and Government must be drastically limited in this space. https://amps.redunion.com.au/about

    See >
    FUDGING/BLOATING/LYING ABOUT ‘COVID DEATHS’ FIGURES – COOKING THE BOOKS
    AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS – AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT – FUDGE THE FIGURES DOCUMENT – COOKING THE BOOKS
    https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/1205.0.55.001
    Due to the public health importance of COVID-19, the (also totally corrupted) World Health Organisation WHO have directed that the new coronavirus strain be recorded as the underlying cause of death, ie, the
    LOOK AT WHAT THESE CRIMINAL BASTARDS HAVE DONE >>> Due to the public health importance of COVID-19, the World Health Organisation have directed that the new coronavirus strain be recorded as the underlying cause of death, ie, the disease or condition that initiated the train of morbid events, when it is recorded as having caused or contributed to death. <<>Following the guidelines above will assist in the accurate coding of these deaths and the production of robust national mortality statistics.<
    Gold Coast Covid ward empty for months while vaxxine casualties stream in
    DEC 3, 2021
    A QUEENSLAND nursing whistleblower broke down in front of a meeting on the Gold Coast on Thursday night, telling of the horrors of vaccine adverse events including stillbirths, deformed babies, blood clots and cancer remissions reversed.
    The 30-year nursing veteran Debbie Jane Harris, who has resigned from her profession, said there had been thousands of adverse events while Gold Coast University Hospital had seen only six Covid-positive cases in the ICU in 20 months. “All of those patients survived and were discharged and some were double vaccinated,” she said.
    Harris went on to describe how a special Covid ward at the hospital been locked up and left empty for “months and months and months”. The Gold Coast church venue in Carrara was packed to the rafters on Thursday night as business people and others gathered to fight back against the Morrison-enabled Palasczcuk vaccine mandate by rallying businesses that are determined to follow a non-discriminatory path.
    https://cairnsnews.org/2021/12/03/gold-coast-covid-ward-empty-for-months-while-vax-casualties-stream-in/

    See >
    Australia’s own medical regulator AHPRA — Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. A regulator that can’t even regulate itself.
    The true meaning of malfeasance is AHPRA — corrupt to the core | devious and inept | runs amok with power and self-importance | answerable to no one | operates in clandestine | lying is its modus operandi | run by staff sacked from Health Departments…
    AHPRA has not got a clue what investigation means. Evidence and facts? They don’t worry about that. They manufacture it and stick to it. Woe betide challenging it.
    Just take a look at the AHPRA state and territory branches and who they are run by. Yes, the old heads of state medical boards. They just slithered into positions with the new national medical board for further self-aggrandizement and same old misinformation and obfuscation/cover-ups continue. A medical mafia.
    Continue > https://www.medicalerroraustralia.com/spotlight/ahpra-malfeasant-arrogant-complacent/
    https://www.medicalerroraustralia.com/
    https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/mental-health/there-are-serious-problems-in-our-medical-industry-with-an-alarming-number-of-doctors-taking-their-own-lives/news-story/ce098d0408daaef6cde812389230e2df

    See >
    WHO Is a Corrupt Organization
    https://www.globalresearch.ca/why-who-corrupt-unhealthy-organization/5754889
    CDC & WHO Corrupt Financial Entanglements with Vaccine Industry
    https://childrenshealthdefense.org/cdc-who/

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    1. As at the 2019 Federal Election when PUP (Palmer United Party) failed to win even one seat at the 2022 Federal Election and a name change to UAP (United Australia Party) is unlikely to win a seat.

      The advertising contains many questions and all begin with “How?”. How would even a couple of UAP MPS arrange for home buyer’s interest rate to be fixed at a below market rate by private sector lenders? How would they make private sector superannuation businesses and clients bring their foreign investment monies home to Australia? Just two examples of very questionable advertising.

      I cannot find a link today but other people have told me that they also heard Prime Minister Morrison state that a Federal Government he leads would not sign the WHO Pandemic Treaty. And that did not surprise me because I understand that the Liberal-National Coalition are anbout protecting the sovereignty of our nation. As former Liberal Prime Minister Howard once answered a journalist’s question about international laws being enforceable in Australia, he replied only if the government agrees to it.

      Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic that started in Australia very early in 2020 has attracted the conspiracy theorists including the internet twitterers and similar folk to make the most outrageous claims and accusations. And most if not all displaying ignorance of the Federation of States that form the Commonwealth of Australia and the areas of responsibility and powers (State Constitutions and Commonwealth of Australia Constitution). For example accepting Labor Premier’s blame game aimed at the Federal Government and Prime Minister for State legislated lockdowns and other restrictions, vaccine mandates and others.

      They disregard courts of law decisions in WA and VIC on interstate border closure and lockdowns supporting those State Government impositions under the circumstances prevailing, the pandemic. High Court of Australia agreed. The Prime Minister had no power to stop those things. Just as a number of lawyers argued, for example, that interstate border closure was unlawful according to constitutional law they were wrong, under the circumstances prevailing, according to courts of law.

      Much more could be added but what would a couple (or none) UAP MPs have done about the things UAP complain about for electioneering purposes at this time?

      I was frustrated about the relentless negativity copped by Tony Abbott from his political opponents, and misguided voters, in my opinion, who spread the negativity. Scott Morrison has been copping the same treatment including the don’t hold a hose, not my job and Hawaii holiday beat up that defies logic given that State Governments and State run Services (SES, RFS etc) are responsible for bushfire fighting, and floods, and any other natural disaster to be dealt with.

      And now the latest is the denied by Prime Minister Morrison allegation about preparing to sign that WHO Treaty.

      Yes Australia, our nation, is under threat and it is a very worrying situation. The threat comes from within our nation and other people who ignore headlines and other alarmist sources of misinformation are very worried.

      We can see that minor parties are background noise of little consequence in terms of governing, candidates masquerading as independents are dangerous with narrow focus and ignoring most areas of governance apart from climate politics and crony capitalism wealth creation based on that hoax (as compared to natural climate change and separately weather events), Union controlled Labor and the former Rudd-Gillard MPs anxious to get back into power.

      Better the Morrison Government and them continuing to build our defences (AUKUS was a major achievement), continuing the economic recovery after the pandemic recession from State lockdowns and now producing 3.5% GDP growth, OECD forecasting 4.1% to be reached soon, unemployment down again today and many more positive results.

  2. Prime Minister Morrison made it very clear yesterday that Australia while he is leading the Federal Government will not be cooperating with the WHO proposal to have access and influence here, to interfere in the sovereignty of our nation.

    During January 2022 Prime Minister Morrison used a video link to address delegates at the WEF Conference in Davos Switzerland. I have read the transcript and noted that our PM was critical of the proposed WEF economic model and said that Australia will continue to support free enterprise and continue to seek to improve national economic prosperity.

    There are sections of the media and other conspiracy theorists who continually attempt to mislead Australians and effectively misrepresent the PM and the Coalition Federal Government he leads.

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  3. Apparently the Teal Independent Party tactics from the 2019 Federal Election are being used again now;

    2GB Radio News

    Liberal candidate for Warringah Katherine Deves has spoken out about dirty tactics on the campaign trail.

    Ms Deves appeared on Ben Fordham Live while Zali Steggall failed to respond to an invitation for the on-air debate.

    The Liberal candidate told Ben Fordham she was joined by former prime minister John Howard on the campaign trail yesterday when they were swarmed by Zali Steggall supporters.

    “Within moments of sitting down for a cup of tea … Zali supporters swarmed the cafe and then they continued to follow us down the corso.

    “Basically making a nuisance of themselves.”

    1. More Climate200 news from 2GB Radio

      Climate 200 founder Simon Holmes à Court has been caught on camera confronting Liberal Senator Jane Hume on the campaign trail.

      In the video, filmed by Josh Frydenberg, Ms Hume can be heard saying, “you are suing me for defamation … please leave me alone.”

      Not a great look 🤡 @simonahac pic.twitter.com/kzmFe0ij1D

      — Evan Mulholland (@evmulholland) May 18, 2022

      Mr Frydenberg told Ben Fordham it was “an ugly incident”.

      “Jane Hume didn’t seek him out, it was the other way around.

      “Jane was actually quite distressed by it.”

      Ben Fordham says Mr Holmes à Court should have walked away.

      “It’s not a good look, Simon … you were told six times to leave a woman alone and you went back for more.”

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