Majority of people do not understand the Forward-looking program: survey

More than 60 percent of the public does not understand what the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program is and a majority do not believe it would improve the economy, a recent poll said.

The poll was conducted by Hsing Wu University for the Grassroots Influence Foundation from June 12 to Tuesday last week, with 1,155 valid samples and a 3 percent margin of error.

According to the survey, 60.86 percent of respondents said they are mostly uninformed or completely uninformed about the government’s infrastructure plan, and 51 percent said it would not improve the economy.

Another 44.07 percent said they do not believe the infrastructure program would help balance the nation’s rural and urban economies, and 47.18 percent said the plan was “not forward-looking enough.”

The poll found 48.31 percent of respondents are opposed to using half of its budget to build light railways, with 58.52 percent saying light rail projects are wasteful.

Although 40.43 percent said they believe the distribution of infrastructure funds is non-partisan, 48.74 percent said the plan rewards Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) loyalists.

Demographic analysis of the poll showed that older respondents were more likely to understand the infrastructure plan and were also more likely to have negative views of it.

Better-educated respondents were more likely to be concerned about the plan being wasteful or a reward for DPP loyalists, the poll said.

Taichung, and Changhua and Nantou county residents were most likely to have negative views of the light rail plans or the infrastructure plan as a whole, while Kaohsiung, and Pingtung County residents are most likely to have a favorable view, it said.

“The poll suggests that instead of trying to expedite its passage through the legislature, the government should withdraw its NT$882.49 billion (US$28.9 billion) infrastructure plan for revision. It needs to improve its planning and communication so the public can understand it. The government needs to re-evaluate plan’s goals to avoid waste,” the foundation said.

 http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2017/07/05/2003673933

Rape Culture: ‘Teach Her a Lesson’

http://theothermccain.com/2017/07/02/rape-culture-teach-her-a-lesson/

 

Feminists have often lectured us in recent years about the plague of “rape culture” on elite university campuses, where “male privilege” is blamed for sexual violence against women alleged perpetrated by wealthy fraternity boys. We therefore cannot expect feminists to notice this crime:

Florida police are searching for a pair of men accused of kidnapping and raping a woman to “teach her a lesson”about dating black men, officials said.
Justin Akken Fedrick, 27, and Keon Dellshai Gordon, 26 are wanted for sexually battering a woman at a Clermont home on June 22, according to a press release from the Clermont Police Department. A third suspect, 32-year-old Rodney Cooper, has already been arrested for his involvement in the case.
The victim told authorities she was spending time with friends when Cooper pushed her inside a bedroom and then guarded the door while Fedrick and Gordon allegedly attacked her, according to a police report cited by the Orlando Sentinel.
The suspects allegedly told her: “We’re going to teach you a lesson about dating a black man, and white [women] dont mean [expletive] in this town.”
Fedrick and Gordon then allegedly warned her against going to authorities, promising they’d make things “ten times worse next time” if she did, according to the report.
The victim chose to make a run for it and texted her boyfriend for help around 3 a.m, telling him she was “bleeding and limping somewhere in the neighborhood.”He called authorities, who found the woman wandering along Disston Avenue.
Police arrested and charged Cooper with kidnapping the following day. He was being held at the Lake County Jail on a $50,000 bond, the Sentinel reported.
Authorities have also issued warrants for Fedrick and Gordon, who they suspect are still in the Central Florida area, according to the press release. Police warned both suspects “should be considered armed and dangerous and have a history of violence.”

Maybe you could contact some prominent feminists on Twitter — Amanda MarcotteJessica ValentiJaclyn Friedman and Alexander Brodsky, for example — and ask them when they’ll write about this case.

Canada to apologize and give $10,500,000 to Muslim who murdered U.S. soldier

He pleaded guilty to killing an American soldier. This outrageous shakedown epitomizes the weakness, flaccidity and wrongheadedness of the West’s response to the global jihad.

 

“Omar Khadr to receive apology and $10.5M compensation package from Canada: official,” by Rob Gillies, Associated Press, July 4, 2017 (thanks to Lookmann):

The Canadian government is going to apologize and give millions to a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan when he was 15, with Canada’s Supreme Court later ruling that officials had interrogated him under “oppressive circumstances.”

An official familiar with the deal said Tuesday that Omar Khadr will receive $10.5 million. The official was not authorized to discuss the deal publicly before the announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity. The government and Khadr’s lawyers negotiated the deal last month.

The Canadian-born Khadr was 15 when he was captured by U.S. troops following a firefight at a suspected al-Qaida compound in Afghanistan that resulted in the death of an American special forces medic, U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer. Khadr, who was suspected of throwing the grenade that killed Speer, was taken to Guantanamo and ultimately charged with war crimes by a military commission.

He pleaded guilty in 2010 to charges that included murder and was sentenced to eight years plus the time he had already spent in custody. He returned to Canada two years later to serve the remainder of his sentence and was released in May 2015 pending an appeal of his guilty plea, which he said was made under duress.

Omar Khadr spent 10 years in Guantanamo Bay. His case received international attention after some dubbed him a child soldier.

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in 2010 that Canadian intelligence officials obtained evidence from Khadr under “oppressive circumstances,” such as sleep deprivation, during interrogations at Guantanamo Bay in 2003, and then shared that evidence with U.S officials.

Khadr was the youngest and last Western detainee held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba….

After his 2015 release from prison in Alberta, Omar Khadr apologized to the families of the victims. He said he rejects violent jihad and wants a fresh start to finish his education and work in health care. He currently resides in an apartment in Edmonton, Alberta.

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/07/canada-to-apologize-and-give-10500000-to-muslim-who-murdered-u-s-soldier

Becky Strikes Yet Again – Another Major L For Black Women

Becky Strikes Yet Again – Another Major L For Black Women

Exposing Corruption Under Every Rock

Evidence:

Do you see how easy it for white women to snatch black men from under the noses of black women? Now, for those who do not remember or who are unaware I had written an article back in October 2016 in which I detailed a previous case of a white woman snagging a black man from a black woman. That article can be seen here. In 2017 black women have been taking some major L’s, we are just about half way through the year and these losses are set to continue and intensify.

This year alone has been a record for black men coming out and stating that they either no longer deal with black women or they prefer interacting with lighter skinned black females which is practically on the way towards non black women anyway. Black women don’t get it, they don’t want to get it and…

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