When those in media, business and government who so deceptively and deliberately lead the wrongful invasions there during early 2000s, and unleashed a false War on Terror – and while similar criminal leaders of authority carry on these gross acts against International Law today – while they are free, and free to profit in this way, and Manning is confined to jail, then lawlessness prevails and the terms ‘leader’ and ‘authority’ are misapplied.
The corporate assault on free speech is an attack on individuality and the basic right to produce expression and income that is not controlled by corporations. This is not a matter of street artists taking consumer money from business tenants because street artists manufacture visitor interest and increase overall spending in Waikiki. Similar colour and carnival street promotions such as block parties and Aloha Festival events can run the taxpayer $500k and up. Presently the artists and entertainers are free every nite, except carnival nites – yet still abused, ignored, criminalized and made unwelcome.
But this measure of respect for the Monarch, native Hawaiians and the sacred site of the palace were overturned this week by freshmen Abercrombie and Schatz who were “honoured” at the State of Hawaii Inauguation at `Iolani Palace. The issue implicates the state’s department of Hawaiian affairs “Office of Hawaiian Affairs”.
The swearing in of Neil Abercrombie will go ahead on Monday Dec 6, 2010 at noon at `Iolani Palace, Honolulu despite protest-“decorations and invitation are set”. This is the opening blunder, Day One, of the incoming Administration of the State of Hawaii and continued US occupation. Protest will happen.
Romanus Pontifex refers to the Papal Bulls issued for immediate benefit to King Alfonso V of Portugal in 1455 which declared war against all non-Christians throughout the world. 2010 represents the 555th anniversary. Non-European indigenous peoples, including Australian Aboriginals have asked for reconciliation but the Vatican cannot bring itself to dismantle the legal documents to this day. Cover graphics by Michael Daly, please distribute.