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Did Queen Beatrix Celebrate the Murder of Theo van Gogh?

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Shortly after the murder of Pim Fortuyn, another Dutch cultural icon was murdered in plain daylight in Amsterdam: Theo van Gogh. This assassination created the second Dutch 9/11 within 3 years and the country was paralyzed once again with shock, anger and fear.

The man who murdered Theo van Gogh was an Islamic terrorist of Moroccan origin. He shot Theo van Gogh several times and chased him across the street. As Theo van Gogh was on his back begging for his life, the Islamic terrorist took out a large dagger and slit his throat and then stabbed Theo van Gogh in the heart, leaving the large dagger in it with an attached letter. But that dagger didn’t only stab the heart of Theo van Gogh, it stabbed the heart of the Dutch nation, its culture and its confidence. Exactly as intended. Exactly as planned. Exactly as ordered.

Many words in the mainstream media were used to describe the murder of Theo van Gogh, but the words “hate” and “racism” were not among them -- these words seem to be excl…

Pim Fortuyn: The Man Queen Beatrix Feared the Most

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Pim Fortuyn was murdered on May 06, 2002, by a left-wing activist. Had Fortuyn lived 9 more days he would have become the next prime minister of the Netherlands. Question: Who gained the most by his death? The answer may be Queen Beatrix and the Dutch monarchy.

There was no man that then Queen Beatrix (now Princess Beatrix) feared more than Pim Fortuyn. After his assassination it is reported that former Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers said that Beatrix didn’t lie awake at night over the death of Pim Fortuyn.


And this may have been an understatement because the truth may be that Queen Beatrix hated Pim Fortuyn. And though she didn’t pull the trigger, the question is whether she was influential in preventing Pim Fortuyn from receiving secret service protection, knowing the growing death threats against him.

It was Minister Klaas de Vries, as the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, who denied Pim Fortuyn secret service protection (AIVD). But was Minister Klaas de Vries acting on h…

The Dutch Monarchy: The Enemy of The Dutch People?

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King Willem-Alexander is one of the richest men in the world today. His wealth is estimated to be over $16 billion but the wealth of his monarchy it is probably much more than that. Moreover, the Dutch monarchy pays no taxes.

The way the Machiavellian style of politics works in the Netherlands (and has so for many decades) is as follows:

The politicians tax the Dutch working class and then re-distribute the money to the Dutch monarchy. Then the monarchy buys stocks in Dutch multinational companies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs represents and promotes these companies with international trade deals. Then when the politicians leave public office a good job on the board of one these Dutch multinational companies awaits them. And this is all legal under Dutch law, but it is a classic case of taxation without representation.

Some of these multinationals companies are Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, KLM, Heineken, Philips, AkzoNobel, but there are many more. The Dutch monarchy receives an …

SHE DROVE A CITROËN SM

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SAN FRANCISCO -- 1983-85:  And one of my favorite places to go was a place called Dancers, located on Harrison and Second Street.  Dancers was a large, dark place with many colored lights flashing around as an industrial-beat of music kept breeding an inescapable aura of sexuality. At least this is what it felt like after a second beer.  At Dancers the libido was liberated and celebrated, and girls were dancing everywhere, including on top of the bar.  And it was at Dancers where I would finally meet my first girlfriend, Brionna.

Before meeting her that night, I had already been rejected by a dozen other girls.  I had walked up to one-after-another, requesting a dance but the response was always “No Thanks.”  Part of it had to do with my Dutch disco outfit, white jeans, green Acosta shirt and white leather dress shoes.  Perhaps I was overdressed since most of the clubbers were wearing torn jeans and torn t-shirts.  But more than not getting the fashion right, I had noticed that most cl…

PROMISED YOU AMERICA

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There was a song during the eighties by the Scottish rock band, Simple Minds, called “Promised You a Miracle.”  But I always heard it as "Promised You America."  In 1983, after graduating from high school in Holland, I stepped aboard a KLM Boeing 747 to Los Angeles, California.  It was a one-way ticket to paradise, at least so I thought at the age of eighteen.  It was to be my long awaited escape from the Dutch rain and wind to a land of sunshine and opportunity — from grey skies to blue skies — from socialism to capitalism.

As a teenager growing-up in Holland, I used to watch numerous American TV shows.  The one that I really liked was Magnum, P.I. starring Tom Selleck.  At this time in Holland there were only two government television channels, and they didn’t commence until 3pm in the afternoon and ended slightly passed 11pm.  And though Magnum, P.I. was featured only once a week, it provided me with enough inspiration to enter the world of palm trees, white beaches, beaut…

OBJECTIVISTS & OBJECTIVISM

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THE JEFFERSON SCHOOL -- 1987: During my time in Dallas, no matter what I was doing, I would still continue to read Ayn Rand books and had begun reading Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology.  This was the most philosophical book I had read, and I had to read it slowly, and re-read each chapter. Nevertheless, I felt at this point that I had reached the ability to think conceptually, something I had never learned in high school.  And this gave me a sense of accomplishment.  Unfortunately though, there were very few people I could share this sense of accomplishment with, and this always made me think of Briona.

I had met other women, some very beautiful as Dallas had so many, but the encounters never went far beyond the sexual attraction or occasional interaction.  I had longed to be in a romantic relationship, but many of the women I had met seemed uninterested in current affairs, politics or even simple thought provoking conversations, and none had ever heard of Ayn Rand. And this pr…