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  • ross1948 11:15 am on October 4, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Adriana Venny Aryani, Ayo Poligami, , Lindu Cipta Pranayama, poligami, , women's rights   

    Polygamy Problems For Indonesia’s 50-Year-Old Virgins? 


    Yesterday I was not at my best for blogging, instead engaged in watching tv reports about the monstrous attack in Las Vegas. A dark, depressing day, everywhere, surely.

    So if output was not scintillating ( mostly posts previously scheduled and little fresh work done) my apologies.

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    Today, I’m resorting to local news, which may serve to brighten you up – or appal you, not sure which –  all about the alleged plight of ‘many women in their 40s of 50s who are still virgins and unmarried..’ 

    http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/10/03/ayo-poligami-app-attracts-56000-members-new-version-set-to-launch–.html

    Indonesian women are famously ( though not invariably!) beautiful, and it strikes me as improbable that many of them reach early middle-age unwed if they don’t want to do so.

    However, the Jakarta Post article concerns a new app, or ‘ep‘ as they pronounce it here, promoting polygamy!

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    Its creator, a guy named Lindu Cipta Pranayama, described his motivation and target audience.

    “Can you image being in your 40s or 50s but never been touched by a man?” added the 35-year-old, who created the app after failing to find a wife on several dating sites.

    Well, I can imagine that, never having wanted to be ‘touched by a man!’

    But what’s Lindu’s problem? Men don’t need ‘dating sites’ in Jakarta. Just take a walk round the many malls, or even board a bus – never difficult to get chatting to some pleasant lady!

    And I  can’t imagine why all these poor women would have such a problem either. There are plenty of places they can meet chaps.

    I don’t mean the dodgy bars – lots of high-class hotels have ‘ladies’ nights…’

    …and there are all kinds of clubs, societies etc. they can join to meet the like-minded.

    Age is hardly relevant – I have a friend ( not a girl-friend) who calls herself ‘an old lady’ and claims to be be 50, and she is drop-dead gorgeous. Unless there’s something very amiss, Indonesian ladies into their 6th decade can be delightful to behold.

    But why on earth would they contemplate polygamy?

    There has been ‘controversy’ over Lindu’s brain-child, Ayo Poligami, loosely translated as “let’s go polygamy…”… a free smartphone app that matches married and single Muslim men with women who want to create “big families.”

    Not ‘controversy,’ alas, about the iniquitously discriminatory way the multiple spouse law is applied.

    Men who apply to one of the country’s Islamic courts, which have jurisdiction over marriage, are able to take a second wife under certain circumstances.

    So women are second-class citizens – no right for them to take a second husband, in ANY circumstances!

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    To be fair to Indonesia, the report does state that Indonesian law defines marriage as between a man and a woman…

    GOOD!

    As should all countries!

    but…an important but…polygamy is tolerated in certain circumstances, despite being generally frowned upon.

    Good that the sexist practice is frowned on, but a shame it’s not outlawed…

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    …or, if hornies of one sex are catered for, the same approval is not afforded to over-sexed gals.

    Women’s rights protests are being heard, but far too narrowly focused, in my view. Adriana Venny Aryani, speaking for the National Commission on Violence Against Women, claims that –

    “When the husband is practicing polygamy, women are emotionally abused, economically (abused), and sometimes violently.”

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    No doubt.

    But Adrianna has been politically active, in former President SBY’s party. Some might argue that modern-minded citizens of both sexes (please note, I avoid that silly word ‘gender,’ which is better deployed in grammar tomes) should be more usefully involved in getting rid of the entire archaic practice.

    Unlikely, in view of the powerful politicians who themselves indulge in polygamous marriage!

    We looked at this before, part of our post on Malaysia Truly Arabia – Doubly Discriminatory?  being devoted to the related issues in Indonesia.

    Arianna and her colleagues need to square up to such people.

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    • JazPen 11:33 am on October 4, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      I must agree with you Ross.
      Even sitting here having lunch in a little resto in North Jakarta, it’s never a problem meeting ladies in this city.

    • Jim in Jakarta 12:08 pm on October 4, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Hohoho!
      I think Lindu must be a little bit more shy than us foreigners, Ross.
      I never have found it hard to get talking to women of all ages here.

  • ross1948 10:18 am on September 27, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , miniskirts, , Women drivers, women's rights   

    Saudi Women! Today, Driving Licenses, Miniskirts Next? 


    Hallelujah!

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    Saudi Arabia has inched into the 1900s!

    Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive in major milestone for country

    Does the ‘great leap forward’ apply to bikes as well as cars?

    How about turning the Kingdom into a genuinely civilised country…

    …by letting women dress as they please?

     

     
  • ross1948 12:25 pm on September 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , women's rights   

    Wow! REAL ‘Marriage Equality!’ Congratulations, TUNISIA! 


    Tunisia has overturned a law that banned women from marrying non-Muslims.

    A spokeswoman for President Beji Caid Essebsi made the announcement and congratulated women on gaining “the freedom to choose one’s spouse…”

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    It sets apart Tunisia as the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to remove the legal hurdles to marrying outside the official state religion. 

    .   http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-41278610

    Since I have offered harsh criticism of Tunisia recently…

    Tunisia Obstructing Defence Of Europe? Fish Off! 

    …it’s only fair that I now offer congratulations on this splendid news coming out of the North African country.

    Not only is this a major step out of the Dark Ages for women, but also for men, who hitherto could legally be coerced into apostasy to wed the girl they love!

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    Until now, a non-Muslim man who wished to marry a Tunisian Muslim woman had to convert to Islam and submit a certificate of his conversion as proof.

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    Any religion should of course be free to excommunicate congregants who defy its rules.

    But at the same time, no religion should be exalted to a position of secular power, outrageously enabled to call in the state to enforce sectarian dogma.

    We have seen that problem here in Indonesia.

    Cops – “Islamist ‘Scholars’ Can Veto Religious Liberty” 

    That’s why it’s important to distinguish, when we oppose absurd ideas about allowing men to ‘marry’ men, we do so not on the basis of somebody’s theology, but on the simple, glaringly obvious, fact that ‘gay’ marriage flies in the face of nature.

    Tunisia has got a clearer understanding of the concept.   Real ‘marriage equality’ means that any female adult not already married should be free to marry any male adult not already married…

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    .The country banned polygamy as far back as 1956, setting it apart from other Muslim-majority nations.

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    …excluding incestuous relationships, of course, since, like homosexual relationships, they are aberrant.

    But Tunisia has a long way to go.

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    …women in Tunisia still face discrimination, particularly in matters of inheritance which still prioritises sons over daughters.

    Funny, though, that the UN Human Rights Council has not been seen or heard making moves against the many backward nations that maintain such grotesque sexist discriminatory laws.

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    I haven’t read that book, but its title makes a lot of sense!

     
    • Keith Milner 6:40 pm on September 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      You had me confused with this one, Ross.
      I thought you were talking about the ‘marriage equality’ slogan the queers in Australia are using to confuse voters but you were using the words as they should be used.
      Turnbull seems to want to control how we fight the gaystapo by slapping controls on free speech but we are doing alright,
      Even so another one or two of your blog posts to stoke the fires of debate will always be welcome.

    • clairethinker 6:55 pm on September 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Excellent news. Thanks for reporting this, which is so different from what we hear on the mainstream news.

  • ross1948 11:16 am on September 10, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , George Christensen MP, , , , women's rights   

    Sorry, Barnaby Joyce – Appeasement Is No Argument! 


    A narrow defeat for common sense in Australia, where federal conference of the National Party voted by 55-51 not to support a burqa ban.

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    Although George Christensen MP pointed out the obvious security risks of allowing head-shrouded undesirables to roam about ‘in government buildings and other public spaces,

    It seems the delegates in Canberra preferred to follow their party leader, Barnaby Joyce, whom, in the past, I have defended, when he was insulted by that hideous ABC leftist Triola…

    Just Asking- Does Red Vixen Trioli Yet Leech Off ABC’s Public Purse? 

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    …but henceforth I may be reluctant to take up bloggy cudgels on his behalf.

    I quote the Deputy Prime Minister’s deeply principled ‘hands-off-the-bag-heads’ argument.

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    Barnaby Joyce says banning the burka could damage Australia’s trade relations with Islamic countries, including Saudi Arabia And Indonesia..

    .http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-09/joyce-slaps-down-burka-ban-push-citing-trade-relations/

    I’m tempted to observe that it’s a bit offensive to bracket Indonesia  (where I’ve lived happily for nearly two decades, and where perhaps 1 or 2% of women wear the revolting head-gear) with an absolute sectarian monarchy where women are such second-class citizens that, last I heard, they’re not allowed to drive a car!

    So Saudi Women CAN Look Like Women!?! 

    But let’s move on.

    Since when do Australians tailor their domestic laws and customs to keep in with foreign countries?

    If Joyce had come out openly saying he thinks that shariah sexism is just jim-dandy…

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    …I’d be disgusted, but somehow muster a modicum of respect for his candour.

    But he doesn’t say that. He’s quoted in another newspaper as opposing a ban ‘despite disliking the burqa.’

    So for Barnaby it’s not about security or about rescuing women from a barbaric dress-code, but merely a matter of dollars and cents?

    One is obliged to ask just how low Australia’s Deputy PM is prepared to sink to appease Saudi Arabia.

    Please note the Saudis have a bad record of arrogant intrusion into the internal affairs of more civilised countries.

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    Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries accused Norway of doing too little to protect its Muslim minority, with Saudi Arabia calling for all criticism of religions or their prophets to be made illegal.

    What next, Barnaby?

     

     
    • Keith Milner 11:33 am on September 10, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      You got it right. We should ban the head-bag.
      If they want to wear it indoors, it’s up to them, but not outdoors where it’s an insult to every Australian principle.
      The same security principle should be used to prohibit Antifa masks too.

    • Uncle Oz 12:10 pm on September 10, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Before this Barnaby Joyce was a sensible man, I always thought, but now I am having a re-think.
      I feel sorry for those women in Arabia but I don’t see how we can do anything for them.
      So why should Australia worry what they think about our country?

      Unless he’s saying both countries allow women a free choice on burka-wearing?

    • Jerry Jerman 12:45 pm on September 10, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      I have seen tonight that one of these savages attacked a Berlin shop assistant for selling lingerie.
      Police will have difficulty in finding her because her head was covered. http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/09/07/niqab-clad-woman-assaults-saleswoman-lingerie-islamic-headscarves/
      The burka wearers are as you often say primitives and should get no home among Europeans.

  • ross1948 5:55 pm on August 28, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ALbour, , Denis McShane, , Pakistani 'cousin' marriage, , , Rotherham grooming gangs, women's rights   

    Guardian Hands Europhiliac Ex-Con A Megaphone! 


    Denis McShane is a despicable man.

    I don’t say that because he writes for the Guardian, nor even for the rot he included in his most recent scribblings in that far-left newspaper.

    Three reasons remainers should stop calling for a second referendum on Brexit

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/23/remainers-second-referendum-brexit

    Nor do I say that because he was sentenced to prison under the Theft Act…

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    …though I do wonder why he only served six weeks of a six month sentence.

    McShane is despicable because he was the Labour MP for Rotherham, who, after the grooming gang scandal broke, admitted that he had been aware of what he saw as the problems of cousin marriage and the oppression of women within parts of the Muslim community in Britain, but:

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    “Perhaps yes, as a true Guardian reader, and liberal leftie, I suppose I didn’t want to raise that too hard. I think there was a culture of not wanting to rock the multicultural community boat if I may put it like that.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11063885/Rotherham-and-the-toxic-legacy-of-multiculturalism.html

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    The author of that Telegraph article suggested that some might think it an attempt at a self-deprecating joke, and not a particularly funny one. MacShane was never a funny man and since he was detained at Her Majesty’s pleasure he has found even less to laugh about.

    Indeed.

    But this callous indifference, ideologically driven,  towards his constituents in Rotherham then…

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    …towards iniquities suffered by women whom he was elected to Westminster to represent, comes shining through in his Guardian article last week, urging that the people’s decision be overturned, that at some stage the House of Commons can move away from the current veneration of a referendum result…=

    BTW, does the Guardian not have enough Remoaners without criminal records, that it has to dredge the swamp and bring in this sleazy specimen?

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    It’s surely curious that when you tap on his name as their scribbler, they make no mention of his disgrace and imprisonment.

    All you learn of him is this –

     Denis MacShane is the former minister for Europe and author of Brexit, No Exit: Why (in the End) Britain Won’t Leave Europe

    Is he a big pal of the Guardian editor? McShane’s article is misleadingly headlined!

    For he is NOT arguing against a second referendum, but rather that it not be now, for fear, he admits, that an early second referendum without proper planning and preparation could end up with the worst of all worlds for the anti-isolationist camp – namely, a confirmation of the June 2016 result. 

    The rest of his article is near unreadable, but the link is somewhere near the top of my page, if you are consumed with political masochism today.

     

     
  • ross1948 6:10 pm on May 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , women's rights   

    Bravo, Melania! A Fine First Lady! Such A Contrast With The Crawlers! 


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    There she is, Mrs. Trump, looking like a normal woman, blonde hair blowing slightly in the breeze, absolutely NO head-shrouding as she meets the Arab King.

    What a healthy, indeed refreshing contrast with those sicko appeasement bints we saw a few months ago!

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      Iran – Contemptible Swedish Cows Crawl To Shariah Sexists 

    Or indeed that dismal dame who shamed Australia with her sycophantic scarfing stunt in the land ruled by evil ayatollahs.

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    Melania today has shown that no woman should ever feel obliged to cover her head.


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    Unless men do too! .

     

     
    • Ben Baniek 8:13 pm on May 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Yes, she is a beauty.
      After those 8 years of Obama we need some glamor in the White House and Lord knows those poor Arabs need to see how women should look.

  • ross1948 12:12 am on April 29, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , , , women's rights   

    Bloody Belgians! But Did UK Also Back Shariah Sexist Saudis? 


    Norway’s opposition parties have asked in parliament that the government confirm whether it voted for Saudi Arabia’s inclusion in a UN women’s rights commission.  https://www.thelocal.no/20170426/norway-opposition-demands-answer-over-saudi-arabia

    Good to see two parties are demanding answers.

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    No civilised government should have had anything to do with giving a role on any body concerned with women’s well-being to Saudi Arabia or any regime that adheres to shariah law.

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    But whilst the answer to those parties’ questions is important in itself, it will  – or should – have a ripple effect, hopefully replicated in every Western nation, because, as UN Watch says, at least five EU states must have voted for the Saudis to serve a four-year term on the commission in the secret ballot.

    And now one such craven creep country has been unmasked, Belgium!

    Belgium “sorry” it helped elect Saudi Arabia to UN women’s rights

    You’d think with so many undesirable aliens infesting their own capital city…

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    ….that the Belgian Government would understand the need to oppose shariah iniquity at every opportunity.

    Not so! And decent citizens of most every party and of all creeds there are up in arms.

    NOW WE NEED A GENERAL INTERROGATION OF EVERY OTHER EUROPEAN GOVERNMENT THAT HAD A VOTE IN THAT ELECTION! .-

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    Any European regime endorsing sexist shariah should be named, shamed and sanctioned! It’s akin to civilisational treason.

    Remember, almost exactly three years ago, these damnable Dark Agerss were trying to extend their intolerance into Europe!

    Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries accused Norway of doing too little to protect its Muslim minority, with Saudi Arabia calling for all criticism of religions or their prophets to be made illegal.

    It’s crazy.

    The governments of Hungary and Poland are undergoing scrutiny and the threat of sanctions merely for how they run their own countries. Heavier censures by far are surely merited on those giving aid and comfort to the backward brutes in Riyadh?

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    As UN Watch’s Administrative Director, Hillel Neuer, has pointed out, every woman in Saudi must have a male guardian who makes all critical decisions on her behalf, controlling a woman’s life from her birth until death.

    What ignorant savages!

    So are MPs in the parliaments of France, Sweden, Norway, and the UK now out to ascertain the guilt or innocence of their governments in this scandal?

    We heard Mrs. May some months back expressing her high opinion of shariah.

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    So it would not surprise me in the least if she had authorised her UN minions to stab decency in the back.

    Unfortunately, all the MPs in the UK are no longer in a position to serve their constituents. With an election called, they cease to be MPs until they’re re-elected.

    So with May determined to avoid proper debates – Theresa May rules out participating in TV debates before election – it’ll be up to the media to cross-examine her, or her Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson.

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    If they admit to the betrayal of civilised values, they should be told to resign by the parliament due to be elected in June.

     
    • Pamela 3:52 pm on April 30, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      I’m beginning to detest May as much as I detested Cameron.
      It would come as no surprise if she had her UN ambassador vote for Saudi Arabia.
      She was defending shariah not long ago, after all, and Saudis are putting shariah theory into practice.

  • ross1948 12:37 am on April 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Kartini Day, , women's rights   

    Hey, Jakarta Girls! Make The Most Of Kartini Day! 


    Kartini was a lady who lived and died many years ago, a Javanese aristocrat who is honoured as a pioneer of women’s rights here in Indonesia.

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    Tomorrow is Kartini Day, 21st April.

    But in Jakarta a new governor, Anies Baswedan, has just been elected, to the delight of the worst fanatics in the archipelago.

    While the election winner used to present himself as a ‘moderate’ Muslim, his running mate, Sandiaga Uno, has won notoriety with an outlandish call to transform the capital’s after-hours fun and games into a dreary scene, a sharia-inspired nightlife entertainment network…

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    WHAT?

    Yes, seriously!

    It is said that this phenomenon would feature traditional dances, shalawat (salutation to Prophet Muhammad), religious studies and traditional music.  COMMENTARY: Contemplating a sharia-influenced capital


    Well, it’ll take time to get such super fun organised, so meanwhile we’ll just have to use our rich and vivid imaginations to picture what nocturnal joys will be available.

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    It’s important to note that ‘shariah law’ is not some sort of Sunday brunch menu, where you pick and mix whatever appeals to you.

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    • Shariah is very clear on subjugation of women.

    So if we face a ‘night-life’ devised on its tenets, then there’s no reason not to expect extensions of shariah into every other walk of city life.

    Women should make the most of Kartini Day tomorrow.

    Because we know how proponents of shariah think of women, not least the views of the self-styled ‘Islam Defenders Front,’ the FPI, whose favour the new ”moderate’ governor curried sedulously during his campaign.

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    IslamoNazi Gauleiter – “Women Already Have Limitations, Let Alone Non-Muslims!”

    Our infamous quote from the FPI’s Jakarta Gauleiter sums it up.

    Oh, and don’t forget what another Islamist fanatic had to say when a jihadist jerk molested a female reporter..

    Indecent Assault? ‘If You Don’t Like To Be Touched, Stay Home!’ – Islamist Fanatic

    As I’ve said before, that’s the message to women from the shariah fanatics.

    Stay home. 

    And maybe stuff your head in a black bag…

    Fathers and Husband, says this poster, it’s your responsibility to cover them up!

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    …and don’t dare disturb men by looking attractive.

    It won’t happen tomorrow, or maybe this year or next year.

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    • JazPen 10:38 pm on April 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Its taken me 24 hours maybe a little longer to get used to this terrible news and I wasnt going to write any comments at all until I saw on tv tonight that those prosecutors are asking for Ahok to get a year in prison for that crazy blasphemy charge.
      Ahok is the only politician here I could respect and I still do.
      I saw you wrote that you wouldnt leave but give it another couple of years Ross and a big dose of shariah nightlife and youll think again.

    • Kezia 9:21 am on April 21, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      It is a true nightmare for women and for men also.
      Indonesia has lost its way.

    • Ayustuti 11:54 am on April 21, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Very sad news for Ahok and Indonesia.
      You are saying what all my friend think about this sharia night they want to put Jakarta into.

    • Prita 12:46 pm on April 21, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      This Indonesia woman, I am Prita, will not take insult from fanatic.
      If I go out I want to look nice and enjoy my life and I will not be victim.
      We like freedom and Indonesia still a free country.
      Until now.

    • Jim in Jakarta 1:17 pm on April 21, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Hi, Ross.
      This new deputy governor is rich as Croesus and spent a lot of time in America, or so I have read.
      So he can have a great time at home in his mansion while he makes the rest of us miserable.
      It’s always these richy rich kids who want to lord it over other people and tell them how to live their lives.

      I was surprised when you said you had no plans to leave when Jakarta turns into a boring Arab-type capital because I know you like going out at night and I can’t see you sitting there spell-bound by Islamic readings.

      Will you really hang in when all the rest of us go?

  • ross1948 10:47 am on November 20, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , naked stautes, President Trump, , , , Swedish Riksdag art censorship, Tiffany, Trump. Ivanka, , , women's rights   

    Trump Should Visit Saudi Arabia – With His Daughters! 


     

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    • The President-Elect will, from the end of January, have to set out on a variety of state visits.
    • I think it would be a dashed fine idea if he took some or all of the Trump womenfolk along on the various trips around the world, and not just his First Lady.
    • The photo above is of one of his lovely daughters.
    • Would it not be a splendid assertion of women’s rights to be proud of their bodies if she showed up in Riyadh or the capital of some other benighted shariah state in THAT dress.

    What a contrast to Obama’s grovelling obeisance to the Saudi despot…

    White House denies Obama bowed to Saudi king |

    And what a STUNNING contrast to weaselly wimps like Italy’s Red Renzi, who even in Rome….

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    …at home to an envoy of the Iranian ayatollahs, felt compelled to show shame at Europe’s glorious artistic heritage.                         Naked Truth? Renzi Belly-Crawls To Islamist Intolerance! 

    Don’t forget the slimy Swedish appeasement monkeys too. 

    Boob Ban in Stockholm! Hurt Feelings Alert? 

    It’s time Western leaders asserted the superiority of Western standards of artistic  – and every other – freedom.

    And Ivanka or Tiffany or Melania, in a dress that doesn’t hide the fact that they’re female, would send a powerful message to the subjugated female populations of countries under shariah. 

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    • Linzi Kramer 12:23 pm on November 20, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      Not a bad idea but lets be fair to every other American woman.
      They are ALL more appealing than Crooked Hillary, except maybe that skinny Injun skank from Massachusetts- you know who I mean!

  • ross1948 1:02 pm on November 11, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , branson, , , , , , women's rights   

    Hypocrisy! Boycott Vacuous Branson’s Virgin Products 


    Time to renew the call for Brits to boycott that renegade plutocrat Branson’s commercial empire, after the toe-rag’s latest tirade. He reckons the American people’s choice of President has ‘damaged the American psyche.’

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    Seems one of Branson’s bete noire’s about Trump is concerns “women’s rights!

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    Good grief!

    Branson’s double standards should especially  provoke the wrath of women.

    Remember this story?

    Sir Richard Branson has announced a Virgin-wide boycott of a Brunei-owned hotel chain, over the country’s new anti-gay law. 

    Branson has now added his voice to the calls, announcing a Virgin-wide boycott of the luxury hotel chain, which will take effect across his business empire. 

    He said: “No Virgin employee, nor our family, will stay at Dorchester Hotels until the Sultan abides by basic human rights.”

    Richard Branson announces Virgin boycott of Brunei-owned hotels

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    Few of us would disagree that stoning homos to death is a disproportionate expression of the distaste normal people feel for their behaviour.

    But he appears to have voiced no equivalent horror at other similarly iniquitous aspects of shariah law, notably its inherent discrimination against women.

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    • The obscenely unfair endorsement of polygamy, a barbaric practice, yes, but which would at least be fairer if women could enjoy as many husbands as over-sexed Arabs can enjoy wives.

    Why no polyandry, for a start?

    The grossly biased inheritance rules are also an affront…

    sexism

    …and the segregation reported at UK election meetings, and even in universities..

    British Universities Pander to Islamist Inquity 

    …backward nonsense some savages want to import to civilised countries.

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    ‘Fathers and husbands, it’s your responsibility to hide their private parts.’

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    The stuff about shrouding their pretty tresses, while men can go about bare-headed, of course.

    Dark Age law applies in the United Arab Emirates, as a story from last year reminds us.  

    Sharia law used in the United Arab Emirates to jail Australian woman after she was gang-raped

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    None of these benighted prohibitions – each of which overtly targets women – appears to excite the same anger in Branson’s soul (despite being directed at half the world’s population) 

    Branson has announced no similar steps against this classy joint in London’s Knightsbridge.

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     London’s Lanesborough Hotel

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    Yet the Lanesborough is reportedly owned by the UAE Government.

    http://www.arabianbusiness.com/uae-owned-london-hotel-plans-2m-auction-of-furnishings-529283.html

    And I’d hazard a guess there are other luxurious facilities around the world owned by primitive but oil-rich Arab regimes.

    No Branson boycott?

    Let’s boycott him!

    This is the same nutter who stabbed Britain in the back during the Brexit campaign, of course from  a safe distance, posh tax-exile in a sunny clime…

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    Estimated to be worth £3.4 bn, he loves to leech off tax-payers. Even among the Guardian’s journo-pack, there are people appalled by the sort of business he conducts.

    … the Virgin boss liked to move into industries sheltered from too much competition, pull subsidies out of taxpayers and then cash out.   https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/jun/10/truth-richard-branson-virgin-rail-profits

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    Further insights into his commitment to his/our country –

    Sir Richard Branson admitted yesterday he had been a tax exile for seven years but denied the move had been influenced by money…

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/businessclub/10376341/Ive-been-a-tax-exile-for-seven-years-says-Branson.html 

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    Who would SUGGEST such a thing!

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    …and the same nutter, who, oblivious to the enormous economic burden, next year alone..

     roughly €10billion ($ 11.3 billion) in extra spending for  migration-related costs.  Oh, No, Mama’s Boy – The WORST Is Yet to Come!  –  

    …which Mama Stasi Merkel slung round Germany’s neck, has now cheerily told the Germans that, the rape-refugee plague notwithstanding, her ‘green-light to gate-crashers’ policy is just what they need.   

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    “In five years, Germany will see the great benefits of its actions.”

    http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/730657/Trump-victory-has-caused-lasting-damage-to-America-s-psyche-says-Branson

    The man’s a menace, and with many airlines besides Virgin to choose from, and alternative rail services to use besides Virgin train, Brits, and Germans, and everyone who despises this creep…

    boycott

    ….should be using those alternatives instead of contributing a single sou to the swine’s already swollen coffers.

     
    • Mark Reilly 8:03 pm on November 26, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      I read your post about lego, and I agree it should be boycotted. And I will not be using Branson’s services again.
      That’s what’s good about your blog, you don’t only tell us what’s wrong but you give us at least a practical idea or two as to how we can contribute positively.
      Please carry on with your work and helping us fight these big business enemies within.

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