A bright young Czech’s perspective on the ‘migrant crisis’ – Part 1: the background

I have asked a young, bright Czech – living in the Czech Republic – to give me some insight on the ‘migrant crisis’ – from his individual point of view.

He agreed – but said it will take more than one post….because the whole ‘thing’ is so complex and complicated. 

Here is Part 1 of his response, laying out the background to the story itself.  Frankly, I think it is vitally important!

Please, do read for yourselves:

Many of you know about migration crisis in Europe. It is the most discussed topic in whole Europe right now.

There are many oppinions, TV debates, blogs, newspaper articles…

But, from my point of view, we have to look further back to the past than few months.

First, let me introduce myself. I am fresh graduate of Czech Technical University – Faculty of Electrical Engineering and I live in a city near Prague.

My first thoughts will lead us to the media.

Most newspapers, and their related internet versions, are owned by few Czech billionaires.

There are lots of TV stations, but only one of them is owned by Czech state. It is called “Czech Television” (CT). A few years back I would have said “It is the only independent media in Czech republic”.

But, times are changing and now I say “I do not believe any news containing important topics in CT”.

Our media are full of “political correctness” and “multiculturalism”.

But this situation is all around the world. It has spread like a cancer!

All media are following those lines.

Do you have different opinion? “Oh, sorry. We think you have a problem. You are not enough politically correct/multicultural (we call it that you are not  “truth and love” enough – the motto of first Czech president, Vaclav Havel, was “Truth and love will defeat hate and lies”).”

I am sick of those practices, but what can I do against them?

Absolutely nothing!

If you say something that goes against the line set by official media, you will get tagged with the sign “extremist” or “pro-Russian fundamentalist”.

One example for all is our president Milos Zeman.

He is the first president elected by the people, not the parliament.

After his election, opinions were voiced that a president should not be elected by people (clearly, somebody thinks, that the Czech citizen is stupid and not capable to choose one’s own president – democracy in its purest way) and put this duty back to Parliament.

Milos Zeman has a different opinion on almost everything that the representatives of European Union say (e. g. Angela Merkel). When he presents his oppinions to public, he is always called “pro-russian”, “xenophobe” etc.

The worst part is when media say that he acts against the “interests of our nation”, but his actions are absolutely logical!

I cannot say that our president is 100 % allright and everything he does is good, but our media are throwing dirt at him way too much. He is just not that “multicultural and politically correct”. He has his own oppinion and that is his “worst crime”.

My summary is that if media can blame democratically elected president for being a “traitor”, there is something wrong.

How could you believe your media’s ‘news-reports’ about the global situation, if they are trying to throw  dirt at the President, just because he has different opinion then the rest of the EU?

Especially if it is the only “independent” TV in your country. I will tell you, there might be something wrong.

“Aren´t we talking about freedom of speech here?”

Hell yeah!

Freedom of speech started to disappear in our country around the year 2003.

First, there was a great attenuation of provocative humour.

You cannot see those innuendos from 90´ s now!

And if you do something like that, you would be definitely sent to prison for “racism” or “xenophobia”.

Maybe prison is way too comfortable. You get qa warm meal three, times a day, you do not have to work and you can watch TV all day.

Better way is to push you down. You will lose your job and no one will hire you.

Then you know what comes next…

Stephen Coughlin in Ottawa – Part 2

Stephen Coughlin in Ottawa – Part 1

This guy is truly, truly awesome and brilliant and knowledgeable and worth listening to:

H/T:  Vlad Tepes

Stephen Coughlin on “At War With Narratives Rather Than Terrorists.”

Major Stephen Coughlin will be in Montreal on Wednesday, the 16th of September, Ruby Foo’s Hotel, 7655 Decarie Blvd. .

And, he will be right here in Ottawa on Thursday, 17th of September, at the Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street, at 7pm.

Both events are brought to you by Act!ForCanada.

If you cannot make it to the Parliament Hill on Sunday…

This Sunday, the 13th of September, I will be holding a Free Speech Wall event on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill between 1 and 3 pm.

Everyone is welcome!!!

However, a number of people have contacted me, saying they cannot make it for logistical reasons.

A number of people have also contacted me, saying they will not come because the security on The Hill is handled by the RCMP, and with Bill C-51 looming ‘out there’, they fear they might come up on the RCMP’s ‘radar’ and be in danger because of that legislation…

To top this off, my very even-keeled, engineer husband keeps stressing to me that he hopes I make it through this even without getting myself killed….

Yes, we have come to the point in our society where even ‘normal’ people worry that expressing support for Freedom of Speech will get a person arrested or killed!!!

Is this really the society we want to leave to our children?!?!?

If you will be unable – or unwilling – to attend the event on Sunday due to fears for your safety, please, leave your message in the comments, I will print it out, and post it on the wall anonymously on your behalf.

Stephen Coughlin in Ottawa Thursday, September 17th

ActForCanada is bringing

Major Stephen Coughlin

Thursday, September 17th

Ottawa, Ontario

Time:                          7:00 p.m.

Location:                    Lord Elgin Hotel

Address:                     100 Elgin Street

Ticket Price:               $15.00 (students free)

Stephen’s new book,


Blinding America in the face of Jihad

 will be available for sale.

The price is $30 Canadian.

Payment by cheque or cash.

For further information, please email  info@actforcanada.ca


Photos of dead toddler, Aylan Kurdi, were staged (updated with retraction)

UPDATE:  The AG News report I had relied on for the report of the staging of little Aylan’s body has now retracted the story.  It is most important to keep the truth up front – I’d rather learn the truth before winning an argument any time.  The rest of my rant seems, at least for now, to be factually correct.

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By now, everyone in the world (with internet access or not) has seen the heart-tugging pictures of poor little Aylan Kurdi’s drowned body on the sandy beach, demonstrating the human tragedy that results from this mass migration into Europe.

And a human tragedy it is.

But, as so often happens with emotionally charged stories, the first victim becomes the truth:  especially if the narrative  can manipulate the audience into somehow feeling good about themselves.

How can a child’s tragic death be used to make millions of Westerners feel good about themselves?

I will get to it.

First, please indulge me in reporting some of the truths of this incident.

The little boy’s name is not, in fact, Aylan Kurdi.  His name is Aylan Shenu.  ‘Kurdi’ is a reference to the fact that he is of Kurdish background and would perhaps be best translated as ‘Aylan, the Kurd’.

But, since the ‘Kurdish cause’ is currently in vogue in The West, the ‘Kurdi’ nomiker evokes the proper emotions in the Western audience and therefore, even in death, the little boy is stripped of his individuality, his own identity, in favour of playing up group politics.

Please, do not mistake my identification of the Kurdish cause as being in vogue in The West as any comment as to its rightness or wrongness:  not in the least.  In this particular article, I refuse to examine the source of the conflict and my opinions about it because this post is not about that!

It is about how a young child death was unnecessary, preventable and senseless – and how even in death he is stripped of his dignity by being used as a theatrical prop on the world stage!!!

Ok, now that we have his correct name, let’s stick to it:  Aylan Shenu.

Wikipedia claims his first name is ‘Alan’, not ‘Aylan’, but they also claim his last name is ‘Kurdi’ and a lot of other factual errors can be found in their article, so I’m just noting this for completeness, not because I’m buying their version.

The next lie is that the family had tried to come to Canada and been turned down – and that is why they had to resort to this desperate boat ride.  The family had never applied for entry to Canada.

As per the family itself – not just some lame bureaucrat’s claim.

But the family was fleeing war, right?

Wrong!  The family had received free housing in Turkey of 3 years – the length of little Aylan Shenu’s life – and not been in any warn-torn, or even violence-threatened area.

Still, the conditions were so bad, they were escaping to save their lives, yes?

No!  The family was hoping to go to Finland because they wanted to get dental care paid for by the Finish State rather than using the $5,000 their aunt had sent them from Canada to get their teeth fixed up.  It was his parents’ greed – not war – that had caused the death of little Aylan Shenu!!!

And, to make sure his family had cut to the front of the line in the refugee application system, Abdullah, Aylan’s father, had sent his wife and children in first, alone, so that a lone mother and children would get help first.  Then, under ‘family reunification’ program, he’d join them…

That manipulative greedy pig of a father was never even on the boat!!!

But, ‘greedy father wants free dental care and sends wife and babies on risky journey to cut in the refugee cue’ is nowhere near as pretty a narrative as ‘babies drown trying to escape war’…

More importantly, even though the true account of the event might evoke anger towards that {insert expletives of choice here} father, it would have no way of making the Western audience feel good about themselves.  So, it would not sell nearly as many papers…and that’s before we get into the geo-political usefulness of the narrative over the truth.

Yet, if the media could spin this as a tragedy of those fleeing The Horrors of War – Westerners COULD be made feel better about themselves!

Just urge them to accept more migrants into their countries, welcome them, open their hearts and homes to them – then THEY will be DOING something ‘GOOD’.  And thus feel good about themselves!!!

So, this narrative sells!

Of course, the fact that the UN openly states that it wants to undermine national homogeneity of EU member states – they’ve been saying this for a while now.

Which is exactly what this massive invasion is doing:  who hasn’t seen the videos of migrants in Hungary chanting ‘Allahu Akhbar’ and ‘fuck you’ at the Hungarians as they destroy the food and water being distributed to them has not only failed to do their due diligence, they are guilty of wilful ignorance!

And Hungary is not the only place where the migrants are refusing donated food – videos from Germany where angry, young, able-bodied migrant are throwing it into garbage bins or pouring it on the ground in front of the very people who worked tirelessly to gather these donations for them abound!

Now, I speak as an immigrant:  I went through the UN refugee camp in Traiskirchen and it was a tough place, to say the least.  35 years later, I still get ‘immigrant dreams’ now and then and, to be honest, even my family has still not heard about all that I had experienced on my journey from my birthplace to my home in Canada.  So, I understand what immigrants go through, how dehumanizing the process can be.

Yet, never ever, in my wildest dreams, would we have behaved as these thugs do!

Yes, the food was not always the tastiest or according to what we were used to, but it was given to us out of the goodness of the heart of the givers – we were grateful for it!  Beggars cannot be choosers…but these beggars are turning into bullies!

But, I digress.  This is not my story – this is the story of little Aylan Kurdi Shenu.

So, the UN wants to erase the very thing that drove Europe into its technological and scientific progress:  the competition between its nation states, driven by the rivalry between the various nationalities.

The media, who buy in to the UN’s politics, can not only advance its ideological aim, they can also financially benefit from twisting the true facts of the death of poor little Aylan Shenu.

And if there ever was a doubt about this being anything else, please, consider this, most telling fact:  before the most heart-wrenching photos of little Aylan were taken, his body was specifically and intentionally posed!

Yes, original photos of him being found demonstrate that the widely published images are the results of the poor little tyke’s body being intentionally posed so as to evoke the most emotional response possible.

And it worked…

That truly is a human tragedy!


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