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EPA Tests Lethal Fine Particles on Human Subjects, Think Tank Says

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By LORRAINE BAILEY

Courthouse News Service, September 26, 2012

(CN) – U.S. regulations on fine particulates rely on the illegal and inhumane testing of diesel fumes on human subjects, a think tank claims in federal court.

Fine particulate pollution, or PM2.5, describes particulate matter no larger than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, making it one-thirtieth the diameter of a human hair, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Though the EPA says that PM2.5 “can kill people shortly after exposure,” it has been testing the effects of these particles on human subjects, according to a complaint filed by the American Tradition Institute Environmental Law Center in Alexandria, Va.

“EPA is seeking human subjects suffering from mutations of the gene GSTM1, glutathione-S-transferase, and thus ‘more susceptible to the effects of air pollutants,’ for the express purpose of exposing them to excessive levels of PM2.5 in a study they have titled ‘Captain,'” according to the complaint.

The complaint links to a list of EPA studies compiled by volunteer recruiter Westat. Captain still appears as a study on epastudies.org, when Courthouse News visited the site Wednesday morning.

American Tradition Institute says that the EPA has conducted other studies involving PM2.5 in 2004, 2007 and 2008, and plans to run more, despite having found “that there is no safe level of PM2.5.”

In September 2011, “EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson testified to Congress that of all deaths occurring in the United States, 1 in 4 ‘is attributable to PM2.5,'” the complaint says.

EPA scientists allegedly “exposed human subjects to PM2.5 from diesel truck exhausts to levels 32 times the mean exposure in Durham, North Carolina, 90 times the average environmental exposure of the general population levels and 135 times the mean diesel truck emissions exposure in the United States, increasing the risk of their immediate death by 10 percent,” the complaint states.

The institute says one of its members, Landon Huffman, previously participated in an EPA experiment on PM2.5.

“He was led to believe that the benefit of the experiment with asthma, something from which he suffers,” the complaint states. “He was not informed that the pollution EPA was forcing into his lungs could actually cause him to have an asthma attack. … Since learning that the EPA considers the gases to which he was exposed were lethal, he has been distraught and experienced emotional distress, such as a fear of becoming ill or dying.”
“In experiments conducted by EPA employees and approved by an EPA contractor serving as an Institutional Review Board, EPA has unethically, immorally, repeatedly and ultimately illegally exposed human subject to PM2.5, a pollutant EPA states is lethal and can cause death within hours of exposure without informing the human subjects of this fact,” the complaint states.

The group seeks to halt the “EPA’s human experimentation which intentionally exposes human subjects, including some ‘more susceptible to the effects of air pollutants’ to ‘fine particles’ such as those ‘produced by car and coal-fired power plants,’ that EPA and its administrator have described as ‘lethal’ and for which EPA has concluded there is no exposure level ‘below which there is no risk at all.'”

In addition to the injunction against future testing, the group also says that the EPA should abandon tainted data.

“To repair ethical lapses and as a matter of equitable relief, plaintiffs ask the court to stay implementation of any rules authorized under the Clean Air Act to control fine particulate matter until such time as the agency can review the regulatory basis it used in their promulgation, amend its support documents and otherwise reevaluate the risks from the fine particulate matter to ensure EPA does not rely in any fashion upon illegal human experimentation,” the complaint states.

The American Tradition Institute is represented by the director of its environmental law clinic, David Schnare.

In the complaint, Schnare says he is one of many members of the institute who fights inhumane human testing because of a personal connection to the medical experimentation in Nazi concentration camps.

Schnare says he was named after a relative who died in Buchenwald concentration camp, where 729 inmates were used as test subjects to determine the lethal dose of a poison. He allegedly quit a job at the EPA after 33 years of service because of the agency’s conduct.

http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/09/26/50640.htm

 By Duane Jeffery

Daily Herald, September 26, 2012

(Duane Jeffery is an emeritus professor of biology at Brigham Young University.)

Most of us, I suspect, will remember thalidomide as the merciless deformer of innocent babies: children born without limbs or with mere malformed stumps where limbs should be. Some were deaf, some blind, some with unnamed deficiencies of nervous system function.

According to the Sept. 12 issue of the magazine Newsweek, the drug, confidently prescribed to women for morning sickness and inability to sleep, affected some 100,000 pregnant women, generating at least 90,000 miscarriages and at least 10,000 children born with deformities.

Families in the United States, we also will remember, were spared the brunt of this tragedy because the drug was never approved for sale in this country. Various accounts are given for the reason why, but they do not concern us today. What is ghastly is the connection of prominent Nazis to the development, sale and cover-up of thalidomide and its deadly effects.

Our story begins with the Wirtz family of Aachen, Germany. The family had for several generations run a chemical firm, mostly producing perfumes and home cleaning products. In 1939 when World War II broke out, the company was headed by a pair of twin brothers, both members of the Nazi party. The company thrived during the war and in 1946 established a new company, Chemie Grunenthal, to work on the development of medicinal drugs. And they hired a veritable “rogues’ gallery of wanted and convicted” Nazi mass murderers — mostly chemists who had experimented on prisoners in the death camps. Newsweek gives brief biographies of several of them.

Martin Staemmler, active in Hitler’s racial cleansing program, was Grunenthal’s head of pathology when thalidomide was marketed. Dr. Ernst-Gunther Schenck was the SS’s inspector of nutrition. He experimented with a protein sausage, which he fed to some 370 prisoners. It was fatal for many.

The company also hired Heinz Baumkotter, who had been a high-ranking stormtrooper and was the chief doctor in Mauthausen and Natzweiler-Struthof, then in Sachsenhausen — notorious concentration camps. Otto Ambros was one of the four inventors of the nerve gas sarin. (Sarin is a deadly gas, the production and storage of which was eventually forbidden by the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993. It should not be confused with Zyklon-B, the major gas of the Nazi gas chambers.)

Ambros had been Hitler’s chemical warfare adviser and set up camps for producing nerve gas. He was eventually convicted for mass murder but served only four years in prison. He was chair of Grunenthal’s advisory committee when thalidomide was developed and apparently very influential in covering up the history of thalidomide’s development.

Grunenthal’s head of research and chief scientist was Heinrich Muckter. He had worked during the war to develop typhus vaccines for the German army, carrying out experiments on prisoners at Krakow, Grodno, Buchenwald and Auschwitz. These reportedly caused hundreds of deaths. But he found post-war employment at Grunenthal and is credited with the major insights leading to thalidomide.

There may be a connection between Muckter’s typhus work and thalidomide itself. That direct link at present appears to be suggestive but unresolved. Martin Johnson, a British researcher, is apparently hot on the trail of that connection, and it may well be the critical message in a book he has planned for the future, tentatively titled “The Last Nazi War Crime.”

What is clear, however, is that Grunenthal and its Nazi coterie knew very early in the four-year marketing of thalidomide that it was incredibly dangerous. But they were marketing it in 46 countries and making loads of money. They bribed doctors and badgered medical journals and critics for years. Last month, the company’s head finally apologized. Newsweek reviews the present (inadequate) state of remunerations to living victims, still suffering from the Nazis’ barbarity.

http://www.heraldextra.com/lifestyles/thalidomide-nazi-crime-against-humanity/article_86cb650a-24cf-5de8-b5dd-b5426a64669d.html

Crispbread heir, freetard icon doesn’t fancy paying fines

By Andrew Orlowski

The Register, September 21, 2012

The millionaire financier of scofflaw torrent site The Pirate Bay has filed for personal bankruptcy. Carl Lundström, an heir to the Wasabröd crispbread fortune, was the most visible of the Pirate Bay four, and oversaw the internet sites’ business operations, helping to funnel revenue overseas to avoid paying corporation tax, as well as providing hosting.

Lundström has served prison time for copyright infringement, unlike co-defendents Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, who did a Julian and became fugitives; Warg has since returned to Sweden after being arrested in Cambodia. However, Lundström still faces a SK32m fine.

The bankruptcy filing, which he confirmed to Ny Teknik, may merely be a precautionary: Lundström had already transferred property to his wife, and he now lives in Switzerland, which means Swedish authorities cannot pursue him for financial penalties arising from civil cases.

The Pirate Bay made considerable profits from directing users to artistic material – but failed to pay the artists.

The 47-year old far-right sympathizer has funded racist and extremist groups in Sweden – a fact coyly ignored by copyright activists and Pirate Bay supporters to whom the Pirate Bay four are heroes – as we noted here.

Even the Guardian newspaper appeared to forget its anti-fascist heritage when commenting upon The Pirate Bay case, and went so far as to knock a few years off Lundström’s age for good measure, describing him as “young and attractive.”

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/21/pirate_bay_fascist_bankrupt/

By Ian Wilkinson

The Constantine Report, October 4, 2012

David Cameron tells us that he is a “compassionate conservative”, but that is a deception. As this article will explain, “compassionate conservatism” is an Orwellian double talk slogan which was coined by a pro-dismantling welfare states writer, who supports a pro-dictatorship, far right religious group who advocate stoning disobedient children to death, and the relegalisation of slavery.

To understand why David Cameron is using an Orwellian double talk slogan like “compassionate conservatism”, it is first necessary to explain the links between the American Republican Party, which the Conservatives often borrow their latest far right ideas from, and 2 totalitarian far right religious groups, the Moonies, or Unification Church, and the Christian Reconstruction Movement.

As both of those groups have little known close links to George W. Bush, I ought to point out first of all, that they are certainly not irrelevant fringe organisations.

In “The Guardian” of November 7, 2006, you could read that, “Kofi Annan will this week put a former leading “Moonie” in charge of the UN’s biggest humanitarian aid agency after vigourous lobbying by the Bush administration.

“Josette Sheehan is to be appointed executive director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), according to diplomatic and UN sources.

“Ms Sheehan, also known by her married name Shiner, was a member of the Rev Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church for more than 20 years. She became one of its most influential figures as managing editor of the Washington Times newspaper, which was founded by Mr Moon.”

It is not at all surprising that the Bush Administration should have been lobbying for a former Moonie to be appointed to a top UN job, because the October 1996 issue of the Moon cult’s newsletter, “Unification News”, reported that then Texas Governor George W. Bush, had sent a congratulatory letter to the Moonies’ Women’s Federation for World Peace, when they held a large banquet in Texas.

Moreover, the April 29, 2007 issue of “Mother Jones” magazine revealed in its article, “Bush Sr. to Celebrate Rev. Sun Myung Moon – Again”, that in 1996, George W. Bush’s father had given a speech in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to help the late Reverend Moon to launch his “Tiempos del Mundo” (“World Times”) Latin American newspaper, before accompanying Moon to open a seminary in Uruguay; that George W. Bush’s brother Neil’s educational company was given $1 million by a Moon foundation; and that the “Houston Chronicle” had found evidence that George H. W. Bush’s Presidential Library was given $1 million by Moon’s Washington Times Foundation, via a funding front, the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

The article also discussed other Moonie links to the Republican Party.

Those links explain why in the article, “Moonie leader ‘crowned’ in Senate” (“The Guardian”, June 26, 2004), you could read: “The US Senate was used for a bizarre ritual in which the Rev Sun Myung Moon, the head of the Unification church, was “crowned” and declared himself the messiah in the presence of more than a dozen Republican and Democratic members of Congress, it was reported yesterday.”

The involvement of Democrats, who are generally more secular than Republicans, in the “crowning” of Reverend Moon as a new “messiah”, might sound strange to some people, but in another “Guardian” article, “France to crack down on sects” (June 14, 2000), you could learn that, “France is to defy President Bill Clinton’s appeal to be more tolerant of religious sects and introduce draconian laws, including an offence of “mental manipulation” – brainwashing – which will carry a two-year prison sentence.

“President Jacques Chirac has told Mr Clinton that religious freedom will no longer be a subject for bilateral presidential talks, in the light of what has officially been described as “shocking” White House support for the Scientologists and Moonies.”

While the Moonies are a very extreme far right group who advocate the worldwide abolition of democracy, and its replacement with a global Moonie theocratic dictatorship, George W. Bush is also closely linked to the even more sinister Christian Reconstruction Movement, a splinter group from the far right wing of Texas Presbyterianism, who are so extreme, because they openly advocate stoning to death people who “Old Testament law”, or “Mosaic law” (the law of Moses) says should be killed, that most people who research far right Christian groups, see them as an irrelevant fringe group, which is a pity, as they have secret supporters at the very top of the Republican Party, and as they influence other, more mainstream right wing Christians.

In his book, “God’s Own Country: Tales from the Bible Belt” (Hodder and Stoughton, London, 2007), Stephen Bates states: “[The late Rousas John] Rushdoony and his Reconstructionist ideas have had a pervasive background effect on many leaders of the Religious Right, even though they are aware that they are too extreme to be espoused publicly. In a Reconstructionist America there would be no tolerance for other religions, no public education or welfare and public execution by stoning for a range of ‘crimes’ such as homosexuality and adultery. Even the restoration of slavery – as mandated in the [“Old Testament” of the] Bible [in, for example, “Exodus” 21:1-4, and 21:7, and “Leviticus” 25:44-46] – could be considered. Nevertheless, ‘though we hide their books under the bed, we read them just the same’, as one evangelical said.” (pp.256-257)

Anyone who thinks that the Republican leadership would keep its distance from a crazy group like that, ought to know that nothing could be further from the truth.

Craig Unger, whose “House of Bush, House of Saud” book about the Bush family’s close links to the Saudi royal family, another totalitarian, far right group whose holy book also endorses slavery, in, for example, the verses 2:178, 4:92, and 16:95, was the key source for Michael Moore’s film “Fahrenheit 9/11”, pointed out in his book, “The Fall of the House of Bush: How George W. Bush and the True Believers Put America on the Road to Armageddon” (Simon and Schuster, London, 2007), that, “To give the benediction at the Fifty-fourth Inaugural Prayer Service at the National Cathedral, Bush chose Jack Hayford, a California Charismatic who was involved in the Promise Keepers, the men’s revival group, and was a supporter of Christian Reconstruction, or Dominionism. Another Dominionist believer, Anthony J. Evans of Dallas, served as the speaker at the preinaugural Washington Prayer Luncheon.” (p.193)

Did those 2 men get those important jobs by chance? No, of course not, they were chosen because George W. Bush secretly shares their views.

That is why he has also has links to Reverend Moon, who says that “gays will be eliminated” in “a purge on God’s orders” when his “peace kingdom” is established, as this article on salon.com points out:

http://www.salon.com/2004/06/21/moon_7/

If you simply cannot believe that George W. Bush is secretly in favour of stoning people to death, and the reintroduction of slavery, you can read “The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam” (HarperCollins, London, 2001) by Karen Armstrong, who also states that the Reconstructionists support stoning people to death, and the reintroduction of slavery: “…the Reconstructionists are training themselves to take control when the secular humanist state is destroyed. Their vision is a complete distortion of Christianity in its abandonment of the ethos of compassion. When the Kingdom comes, there will be no more separation of church and state; the modern heresy of democracy will be abolished, and society reorganized on strictly biblical lines. This means that every single law of the Bible will be put literally into practice. Slavery will be introduced; there will be no more birth control (since believers must “increase and multiply”); adulterers, homosexuals, blasphemers, astrologers, and witches will all be put to death. Children who are persistently disobedient must also be stoned, as the Bible enjoins. A strictly capitalist economy must be enforced; socialists and those who incline to the left are sinful. God is not on the side of the poor. Indeed, as [Rousas John Rushdoony’s Reconstructionist nephew Gary] North explains, there is a “tight relationship between wickedness and poverty.” Taxes should not be used in welfare programs, since “subsidizing sluggards is the same as subsidizing evil.” The same goes for the Third World, which has brought its economic problems on its own head because of its addiction to moral perversity, paganism, and demonology. Foreign aid is forbidden by the Bible. While waiting for victory – which North admits may be some time off – Christians must prepare to rebuild society according to God’s blueprint and must support government policies which approximate to these strict biblical norms.” (p.161)

You can also read about Rushdoony’s support for slavery on the website of an Alabama civil rights law firm, the Southern Poverty Law Center, who monitor hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan, the Reconstructionists, and the Reconstructionists’ Chalcedon Foundation think tank, and sue them, and their activists, for huge amounts of compensation if they engage in violent hate crimes:

http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2005/spring/a-mighty-army?page=0,1

Of course, as a former adviser to President Clinton, Sidney Blumenthal, pointed out on page 319 of his book, “The Clinton Wars: An Insider’s Account of the White House Years” (Penguin, London, 2003), Rousas John Rushdoony was a Holocaust denier, so it is rather odd that he should have been a supporter of Jewish law.

The just cited SPLC webpage, also discusses Rushdoony’s Holocaust denial, as well as his general racism, and support for slavery.

Because Gary North believes that, “Christians must prepare to rebuild society according to God’s blueprint and must support government policies which approximate to these strict biblical norms”, to cite Karen Armstrong again, it is of course not surprising that George W. Bush did what he could when he was in power to make the US more like the kind of theocratic dictatorship that the Reconstructionists want, as Esther Kaplan’s book, “With God on Their Side: How Christian Fundamentalists Trampled Science, Policy and Democracy in George W. Bush’s White House” (The New Press, New York, 2004) explains.

Her book mentions a number of Reconstructionists, including the George W. Bush adviser Marvin Olasky, whose books cite Rushdoony, North, and 2 other Reconstructionists, Gary DeMar and George Grant, and whose “World” magazine employed Grant as a columnist.

Marvin Olasky was described in the pro-evolution, anti-creationism article, “Can chimps stop suicide bombers?”, which was published by the Asian branch of the Reverend Moon owned UPI news agency, as “…the “spiritual advisor” of George W. Bush…”, which explains why Bush wrote the foreword to Olasky’s book, “Compassionate Conservatism: What It Is, What It Does, And How It Can Transform America” (Free Press, New York, 2000).

Because Rushdoony, and other Reconstructionists who Olasky approvingly cites in his books, support the dismantling of the welfare state, “compassionate conservatism” is of course Orwellian double talk. Even with a welfare state as weak as the USA’s, homelessness, and lack of access to health care, are notorious problems, and they would get far worse if the Reconstructionists were running the government.

Homelessness began to rocket after Republicans led by Newt Gingrich, who wrote the foreword to Olasky’s book, “Renewing American Compassion: How Compassion for the Needy Can Turn Ordinary Citizens into Heroes” (Free Press, New York, 1996), introduced the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, which introduced new extra time limits for social security payments, and which was signed into law by Democrat friend of the Moonies President Clinton, but Gingrich and Clinton only introduced new extra time limits for social security payments, whereas the Reconstructionists want to end such payments, and all public spending on health care and education. As a result, they are a major influence on the home schooling movement, which is dominated by far right Christian fundamentalists.

George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are of course figures from the political past, as they are no longer politicians, but most of the more recent top Republicans are also allegedly linked to the totalitarian religious far Right. Sarah Palin for example, allegedly holds Reconstructionist views, according to former Christian Right activist Frank Schaeffer:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-schaeffer/killing-ugandas-gays-the_b_378350.html

Sarah Palin also used to be in the same fringe party as Reconstructionism’s founder, and another prominent CRM activist.

The “Daily Telegraph” article below, “John McCain’s running mate was in Alaskan independence party” (September 2, 2008), reveals that Sarah Palin used to be a member of the Alaska Independence Party, and Frederick Clarkson, an American journalist whose research on far right American Christians is often cited in major American newspapers, points out on his blog, that the AIP is the Alaska affiliate of the far right Constitution Party, whose past members include Rousas John Rushdoony, and other Reconstructionists, including Randall Terry, a well known anti-abortion activist, who has said that abortionists should be executed:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/uselection2008/johnmccain/2667214/John-McCains-running-mate-Sarah-Palin-was-in-Alaskan-independence-party.html#

http://www.talk2action.org/story/2008/9/2/1938/63427

As “The Old Testament” says that abortionists should be killed, they are of course also on the death list of the Reconstructionists, who bizarrely claim to be “pro-life”, although they are in favour of stoning persistently disobedient children, and other types of people to death, although “The Old Testament” hero Abraham was ready to kill his own son Isaac in a human sacrifice, until God told him to sacrifice a lamb instead (“Genesis” 22: 1-13), and although an “Old Testament” judge, Jepthah, promises God that he will make a human sacrifice of the first person who greets him after he returns from a battle, which results in him sacrificing his own daughter (“Judges” 11: 29-40).

Another top Republican of today is Mike Huckabee, whose alleged links to 3 different Reconstructionists are discussed in these 3 articles:

http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/joe_conason/2008/01/18/huckabee/

http://www.talk2action.org/story/2008/1/23/105453/278

http://www.boxturtlebulletin.com/2008/01/06/1249

Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry are also allegedly CRM linked:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/14/dominionism-michele-bachmann-and-rick-perry-s-dangerous-religious-bond.html

So are Ron Paul and Rick Santorum:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/01/02/ron-paul-s-christian-reconstructionist-roots.html

http://www.politicususa.com/rick-santorum-council-national-policy.html

Up in Canada, the current Conservative Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, who is seen as more of an American Republican than a traditional Canadian Conservative, is also linked to the Reconstructionists, through the secretive Council on National Policy, which brings together Reconstructionists, Moonie supporters, and more mainstream top Republicans.

Here is the full text of Harper’s speech to a 1997 CNP meeting in Montreal:

http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/SpecialEvent7/20051213/elxn_harper_speech_text_051214/

The involvement of Reverend Moon, and Christian Reconstruction Movement founder Rousas John Rushdoony in the CNP, is discussed in the below article:

http://www.au.org/resources/religious-right/council-for-national-policy

Another article argues that the CRM (“Dominionists”) actually set up the CNP, and if that claim is true, it further illustrates the fact that far right extremism is the norm in the higher echelons of today’s Republican Party, because the CNP’s name, and secretive meetings, indicate that it secretly draws up new policies for more mainstream top Republicans:

http://www.politicususa.com/rick-santorum-council-national-policy.html

This article in “The Canadian” newspaper discusses Stephen Harper’s past membership of a very pro-American fascist group, the Northern Foundation, whose other members have included media mogul Conrad Black, so his involvement with the far right American CNP is hardly surprising:

http://www.agoracosmopolitan.com/home/Frontpage/2011/04/19/03610.html

It is not only American, British, and Canadian politics which are being negatively affected by the influence of the Reconstructionists and the Moonies either. The fact that Uganda’s Parliament is still considering a bill which would introduce the death penalty for gay sex is well known, but it is far less well known that Scott Lively, an American pastor who runs Abiding Truth Ministries in Springfield, Massachusetts, and who has written several articles for the Reconstructionists’ Chalcedon Foundation, has been a key inspiration for the execute gay men bill, as a Southern Poverty Law Center webpage about homophobic hate groups, and the Public Eye website reveal:

http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2010/winter/the-hard-liners

http://www.publiceye.org/magazine/v27n1/ScottLively.html

http://www.publiceye.org/publications/globalizing-the-culture-wars/index.php

That is why the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York is suing Scott Lively in the US on behalf of Sexual Minorities Uganda. The lawsuit alleges that he has been involved in drawing up homophobic legislation, and fomenting violence against sexual minorities:

http://ccrjustice.org/LGBTUganda/

Rick Warren, the pastor who Barack Obama invited to give the invocation at his 2009 inauguration, refuses to condemn the execute gays bill, and allegedly holds Reconstructionist views, according to former Christian Right activist Frank Schaeffer, which again illustrates the fact that the Republican Party does not have a monopoly on links to far right extremism:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/21/profile-rick-warren

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/11/30/rick-warren-refuses-to-co_n_373605.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-schaeffer/killing-ugandas-gays-the_b_378350.html

As Noam Chomsky has pointed out, Canada has a lot more Christian fundamentalists than is generally realised, so it is also hardly surprising that Stephen Harper is linked to the CRM through the CNP, but Britain exported the bulk of its fundamentalists to the US and Canada, so it is a sinister, though not unexpected development that David Cameron is now borrowing ideas from a pro-stoning children to death, and pro-slavery fundamentalist group.

After all, there would be nothing like as many American and Canadian Christian fundamentalists if this country, and especially Northern Ireland, had not spawned so many of them in the first place. Some of those people were so extreme in the 17th Century, that even the Taliban type ideas, murderous dictator Oliver Cromwell, who David Cameron’s Foreign Secretary William Hague is a big fan of, vetoed some of their more extreme Taliban type ideas.