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ETS chaos reflects popular rage


Beware the mass strike! ETS chaos reflects popular rage

The extraordinary chaos in the Parliamentary Liberal Party this week over the emissions trading scheme reflects the white-hot rage in the community at Canberra’s b.s., Citizens Electoral Council leader Craig Isherwood noted today.

“Australia is witnessing a mass-strike uprising of the population similar to the United States, and that is what has caused the impasse in Canberra,” Mr Isherwood said.

“It is great that Liberal Party MPs are opposing the Goldman Sachs ETS, but it is a joke to think they are doing it ‘on principle’—they have no principles.

“These are many of the same MPs who destroyed Australia’s economy through globalisation, free trade, financial deregulation, National Competition Policy, and the GST, which they happily rammed through in concert with the ALP over the population’s wishes.

“So why are they standing firm on the ETS? Because this time, the Australian people are making it clear enough is enough—they are sick of the b.s., they are sick of the betrayal, they are sick of the lies that the economy is booming while they are on their knees, they see through the lies about global warming, and they are hammering their MPs with that message, so many of the Coalition MPs know their very political survival is at stake.”

Mr Isherwood pointed out that the same Coalition MPs supported an ETS when they were in government under Howard in 2007, but the shift in public opinion has forced them to shift.

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“The CEC, in conjunction with Lyndon LaRouche in the U.S., led the fight against Al Gore’s lies, and destroyed the claim of ‘consensus’ on global warming—all now proven beyond doubt by the hacked emails from East Anglia University—which shifted public opinion.

“The Coalition MPs have simply jumped on the bandwagon, driven by the fear, expressed by Senator Ron Boswell, that otherwise they will be replaced by another political force, which means—forget Boswell’s smokescreen about ‘extreme right’ and ‘Hanson’—the CEC.

“Australians should be happy about what they are seeing in Parliament, because it means for once that their message is getting through; the ones who should be nervous are the ETS supporters in the Liberal Party and the Labor Party, who were conned into thinking they are hiding behind public opinion, because they are not—they are in for an almighty political backlash.

“Look at the incredible 20 per cent swings against the Democrats in New Jersey and Virginia on 3rd November, after just one year of Barack Obama—that is the mass strike political climate we are now in.”

Mr Isherwood concluded, “The world is in a general economic breakdown crisis, and the people are feeling that, one way or another.

“Unless the political leadership and institutions of each nation address that reality, in a way that puts the general welfare of the people first, they are doomed.

“The CEC is leading the fight in Australia to force such a shift—I urge all Australians to join us.”

To find out the real agenda of the architects of carbon reduction and emissions trading schemes, click here to receive a free copy of the New Citizen, “Carbon trading is Hitler-style Genocide.”


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