Diversity is NOT always beneficial.

Diversity is NOT always beneficial

by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).

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(Blog No.127).

#Immigrants-Industry-Congress Complex, #foreign customs, #foreign habits, #Western culture, #cultural adhesion, #diversity, #dogs eating, #child marriage,

Diversity is NOT always beneficial.

People migrate from poor countries to rich, successful countries. Some immigrants insist on bringing with them their old habits from their (failing) cultures. Those habits may make their new countries of settlement lose their own cultural cohesion as well as their successes.

1. Old habits die hard in some immigrants.

People migrate from poor (failing) countries to successful countries. Unfortunately, there are those migrants who insist on bringing their old custom and habits from failing countries into their new host countries. Those customs will be the destabilizing factors in their new countries.

Some of those customs are:

1. Dogs and cats eating.

2. Child marriages.

3. Bestiality.

4. Female genital mutilation.

5. “Religions” with “Death squad enforcers”

They show that Diversity is NOT always desirable.

WARNING: Readers from host countries may find some of the materials supplied by the links disturbing.

Here are the links: [4-9].

2. Migration Service Industry insisting on bringing in foreign customs and habits.

People can use the following quotes to guess what kind of people had been elected by immigrants for their countries of origin:

1. Every country has the government it deserves (Toute nation a le gouvernement qu’elle mérite) by Joseph de Maistre. (Correspondance diplomatique, tome 2. Paris : Michel Lévy frères libraires éditeurs, 1860, p.196.) [3].

2. A culture can rise no higher than the moral position of its women. This quote is attributed to the late Mary McLeod Bethune.

Then they have propped up the governments they deserve. Now they have decided to run from their countries of origin and the governments of their creation!

It is undeniable that those governments have been established directly or indirectly by their actions or inactions!

The problem is the failures of their countries of origin were mostly caused by their own bad cultures so their former countries justly deserve their own terrible governments. Bringing the customs and habits of immigrants into host countries will turn these hosts into copies of their former countries.

The self-serving Immigrants-Industry-Congress Complex never admits that bad cultures from poor countries are not left behind by the immigrants but are imported into the successful countries under the name of “diversity”.

Over time, the host countries will become images of the impoverished countries from which the immigrants ran away [2].

3. No, thanks!

We don’t need dog meat restaurants, child marriage, bestiality, female genital mutilation.

References.

[1]. The manipulative Immigrants-Industry-Congress Complex , https://survivaltricks.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/the-manipulative-immigrants-industry-congress-complex/

[2]. , https://survivaltricks.wordpress.com/2018/03/19/mass-immigration-causes-the-death-spiral-for-western-culture/

[3]. https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/joseph_de_maistre

[4]. https://bcnn1wp.wordpress.com/2018/04/18/u-s-house-panel-considers-ban-on-killing-dogs-and-cats-for-food/

[5]. http://kb.rspca.org.au/is-eating-cats-or-dogs-legal_489.html
[6]. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/27/eating-dog-vietnam-thailand-kate-hodal

[7]. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-17/chinese-dog-meat-eating-linked-to-history-of-famine/9454394

[8]. Child sex grooming for Arab origin people, http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-tyne-41201270

[9]. https://freespeechtwentyfirstcentury.com/2017/12/24/animal-brothels-open-in-germany-as-migrant-population-hits-22-percent/

Added after 2018 April 20:

[10]. http://triggerreset.net/2018/04/19/multiculturalism-spain-britain-and-sweden-arrest-migrants-for-forcing-women-into-prostitution-using-voodoo/

[11].https://vikinglifeblog.wordpress.com/2018/05/04/victims-told-they-should-be-eating-dogs-by-roma-slave-gang-who-trafficked-them-from-slovakia-to-newcastle-reveal-years-of-hell-as-their-tormentors-face-years-in-jail/

[12]. https://jonathanturley.org/2018/05/06/elders-in-india-punish-gang-rape-with-a-fine-and-sit-ups-culprits-respond-by-burning-16-year-old-victim-alive/

[13]. https://fuhrerious88blog.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/east-london-hit-by-acid-attack-spree-three-rushed-to-hospital-in-morning-horror/

[14]. https://vikinglifeblog.wordpress.com/2018/05/25/yulin-dog-eating-festival-3000-dogs-skinned-alive-blow-torched-then-served-up-as-food/

[15]. https://ukgovernmentwatch.wordpress.com/2018/06/26/im-nearly-100-years-old-i-saw-the-1945-refugee-crisis-firsthand-and-i-need-people-to-listen-to-my-warning/

[16]. https://dailystormer.name/jews-accidentally-prove-systematic-cover-up-of-immigrant-rapes-in-germany/

[17]. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/07/the-democrats-immigration-mistake/528678/

DECAPITATION

[18]. https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2018/07/17/illegal-alien-decapitates-13-y-o-autistic-girl/

BLEEDING CONSCIOUS ANIMALS

[19]. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/kosher-meat-ban-permits-register-jews-lower-austria-freedom-party-gottfried-waldhausl-a8453011.html

ACID ATTACKS

[20]. https://vikinglifeblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/01/the-acid-killer-horrifying-moment-innocent-nurse-visiting-daughters-grave-is-fatally-doused-with-acid-when-she-is-caught-in-crossfire-of-drug-deal-row-as-teenager-is-jailed-for-17-years-for-her-m/

[21]. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6011689/Teenager-killed-dementia-nurse-splashing-acid-jailed-xxx.html

DIVORCE RULING:

[22]. https://lisaandrews1968.wordpress.com/2018/08/02/sharia-law-recognised-by-british-court-for-first-time-in-divorce-case/

SEXUAL MUTILATION OF FEMALES

[23]. https://exposingmodernmugwumps.com/2018/09/23/twitter-approves-ads-for-muslim-female-genital-mutilation-but-bans-u-s-christians/

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Intriguing, on going story on Uranium in Vietnam beginning from the War

Intriguing, on going story on Uranium in Vietnam beginning from the War.

by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).

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(Blog No.117).

#Uranium, #Uranium deposit, #Bauxite, #Vietnam, #Vietnam war, #BP, #British Petroleum, #America, #France,

Intriguing, on going story on Uranium in Vietnam beginning from the War.

1. Strange story.

In 1996 I met an old British/Australian man (80+ years old at that time) in Melbourne. He asked me if I knew what caused American involvement in Vietnam war.
My conventional answers were given, but he said they are all incorrect. He said the real reason was Uranium deposits in Vietnam! I replied that I had heard of that rumour since 1960 in Vietnam but there was little reason to trust it and I thought that it was only from an anti-American misinformation campaign.

He then said that he was working for BP after WW2 and was the man in charge of prospecting for Uranium in Vietnam. He said that because of Uranium, the French got American to join their side in the French Colonial war. He said that his mission after WW2 in Vietnam was called off when he received a telegram saying that the mission was terminated because of the discovery of a huge deposit of Uranium in Australia.

I politely conversed with him but thought that he was only a self-important man trying to make a fool out of me. That night, I still used the internet to make independent verification of the details of his story. I was taken aback as things fall into places to confirm every detail of his story:

1. British Petroleum had been in the business of prospecting for Uranium.

2. The year of his termination of the mission does fit in nicely with the official declaration of the discovery of huge Uranium deposits in Australia.

3. In 1990 to 1992, the Department of Natural Resources of Socialist Republic of Vietnam declared that Vietnam has a HUGE Uranium deposit. They are low grade, concentrating in many areas, including in Nong Son (where low grade coal had been mined by Republic of (South) Vietnam. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam had later commissioned a Canadian Uranium mining company to assess the ore deposits.

2. Intriguing events.

The story fits well with:

1. The declaration in 1990 (from 1990 to 1994, the exact date I can’t remember) by SRV that it has huge amount of Uranium ore.

2. Currently there is a non-transparent, military styled, uneconomical mining of (rumored to be) BLACK bauxite (bauxite is usually yellow brown or tan, China has been buying bauxite from Australia at dirt cheap price) by Chinese operator in Lâm Đồng area in VN (going through the purpose built Kê Gà sea port and its purpose built routes) and the Vietnamese government currently does not have any mention of its past declaration of huge Uranium deposits. (There may be a secret cooperation between USA and China to quietly take all Uranium deposits out of Vietnam without any approval by Vietnamese people, who are the ultimate owners of territorial minerals).

3. American have brought into Vietnam many Geiger counters prior to 1974. What are they for unless they are used for prospecting or for picking up equipment associated with Nuclear weapon?

4. Before the Vietnam war ended on 30th April 1975. American personals had already removed their Uranium bars at the Research Nuclear Reactor in Dalat built by USA (for its former ally Republic of Vietnam, as an example of unreserved commitment to the future of RVN). However, USA tried its best to persuade SRV to have permission for coming back to Dalat to look for any misplaced Uranium bars ! How could it happen and who had been responsible for such a sloppy accounting procedures of Uranium bars? Anyway, the SRV agreed to let USA come back to the reactor to search for their misplaced Uranium bars but nothing was found. As a result of that cooperation, there was relaxation on the embargo by the US against SRV (The real reason may be to check if SRV has fed any of its own Uranium into the Nuclear Reactor).

5. Later on, there was a rare cooperation in Vietnam between USA and Russia to convert the Dalat Nuclear Reactor into a new type using lower-enriched Uranium and to arrange for a shipment of some spent Uranium out of Vietnam. As a result of that cooperation, Vietnam was given a time limited committee position on a UN Nuclear Commission and the US embargo against SRV was dismantled.

6. USA has shown the World that it could fabricate a cause for war against any middle country such as Iraq and to attack. SRV had done well to comply with the requests from USA.

7. There is currently an unusual freezing of relationship between two comrade in arms Socialist Republic of Vietnam and North Korea. It was NK who sent its best MIG fighter ace pilots to help North VN during the Vietnam war, some of its fighters actually had Died In Action. Their remains had been placed in a Temple for North Korean Heroic Fighters in North Vietnam but later quietly repatriated to NK around the year 2000. In contrast with China, NK had asked for neither territory nor payments for joining NVN in the war. There was no reason for such a freeze in the relation between two communist comrade countries. Is this unsual freeze part of an international plan to separate a Nuclear Capable State North Korea from an Uranium rich State Socialist Republic of VN?

3. Conclusion.

This is an unusual story but it brings up many hypotheses which can explain otherwise incomprehensible events.

References.

[1]. https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2010/09/vietnam-could-have-lot-of-uranium-and.html

[2]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_uranium_reserves

[3]. http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-09/highly-enriched-uranium-cleared-from-vietnam/4809016
[4]. https://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/cnpp2003/CNPP_Webpage/PDF/2002/Documents/Documents/Viet%20Nam%202002.pdf

[4b]. [PDF] vietnam – IAEA Publications, https://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/cnpp2003/CNPP_Webpage/PDF/2002/

[5]. https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:saXFHncLF8cJ:https://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/country/2000/9332000.pdf+&cd=6&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=au

[6]. https://www.nytimes.com/1997/01/16/world/now-it-can-be-told-plutonium-and-a-do-or-die-vietnam-foray.html

[7]. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nuclear-usa-vietnam/u-s-russia-remove-potential-atom-bomb-material-from-vietnam-idUSBRE9610GT20130702

[8]. https://fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R43433.pdf

[9]http://tomfernandez28.com/2018/04/04/mueller-was-set-to-deliver-highly-enriched-uranium-to-the-russians-in-2009-under-hillary-clintons-orders/

[10]. https://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/country-profiles/countries-t-z/vietnam.aspx
[11]. https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2010/09/vietnam-could-have-lot-of-uranium-and.html
[13]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_uranium_reserves
Table of Uranium reserve and Production to 2014 from this reference
Country Reserves as of 2015 Historical Production to 2014

 Algeria 19,500 0

 Argentina 19,600 2,582

 Australia 1,780,800 194,646

 Belgium 0 686

 Botswana 73,500 0

 Brazil 276,800 4,172

 Bulgaria 0 16,364

 Canada 703,600 483,957

 Central African Republic 32,000 0

 Chad 2,400 0

 Chile 1,500 0

 China 272,500 39,849[2]

 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,700 25,600[2]

 Czech Republic 119,300 111,765[2]

 Egypt 1,900 0

 Finland 1,200 30

 France 0 76,006

 Gabon 5,800 25,403

 Germany 7,000 219,686

 Greece 7,000 0

 Greenland 228,000 0

 Hungary 13,500 21,067

 India 138,700 11,398[2]

 Indonesia 7,200 0

 Iran 3,900 0

 Italy 6,100 0

 Japan 6,600 84

 Jordan 47,700 0

 Kazakhstan 941,600 244,707

 Madagascar 0 785

 Malawi 14,300 4,217

 Mali 13,000 0

 Mauritania 23,800 0

 Mexico 3,400 49

 Mongolia 141,500 535

 Namibia 463,000 120,418

 Niger 411,300 132,017

 Pakistan 0 1,439[2]

 Peru 33,400 0

 Poland 0 650

 Portugal 7,000 3,720

 Romania 6,600 18,899[2]

 Russia 395,200 158,844

 Slovakia 15,500 211

 Slovenia 9,200 382

 Somalia 7,600 0

 South Africa 449,300 159,510

 Soviet Union 1,800,000 (approximation) 102,886 (approximation)

 Spain 33,900 8,028

 Sweden 9,600 200

 Tanzania 58,100 0

 Turkey 6,600 0

 Ukraine 220,700 129,804

 United States 138,200 373,075

 Uzbekistan 130,100 127,591[2]

 Vietnam 3,900 0

 Zambia 24,600 86

 Zimbabwe 1,400 0

Total 7,641,600 2,818,415 

[13]. https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-09/highly-enriched-uranium-cleared-from-vietnam/4809016

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Herbal Noodle Soup of Stewed, Fried Duck (Mì Vịt Tiềm)

 

Herbal Noodle Soup of Stewed, Fried Duck (Mì Vịt Tiềm)

by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).

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#Mì Vịt Tiềm, #Stewed Fried duck, #Noodle Soup, #Dioscorea hamiltonii, #Hoài sơn, #Papaya, #borax, #han the, #monosodium gluamate.

Herbal Noodle Soup of Stewed, Fried Duck (Mì Vịt Tiềm) originated from Cantonese or Hakka recipes. It is a delicious, tasty, nutritious, slightly odoured dish and is well liked in Saigon. It is claimed to bring some medicinal benefits and is of higher price than other dishes of ordinary noodle soups.

(Mì=Noodle Soup, Vịt=Duck, Tiềm=Stewed, Slow cooked)

1. Herbal noodle soup of stewed, fried/roasted duck.

Figure: Herbal Noodle with Stewed, Fried/Roasted Duck (Mì Vịt Tiềm) in 300 ml bowl.

The dish may have been called Noodle Soup with Roasted Duck. This is a misnomer as the duck has NOT been roasted in the preparation of this dish.

Herbal Noodle Soup of Fried/Roated Duck (Mì Vịt Tiềm) is usually served wirh 2 accompanying dishes of Fried Prown Pancake and Crunchy Pickled Slices of Papaya.

Dioscorea hamiltonii in this soup is a a white traditional and Chinese medicinal herb claimed to be good (?) for treating diabet.

CAUTIONS:

1. A nutritious, healthy dish may become a harmful dish if the traditional recipies are not observed.

2. Cooks using inauthentic recipes may put monosodium glutamate in the dish. The traditional recipe has no such modern ingredient

3. About 2hr after eating this dish, your body may have some odour of the dish! This is easily noticeable from the odour of your urine.

4. Your skin may have a light strange sensation caused by the oil and sweat glands excreting some compounds absorbed from the dish.

5. The pickled crunchy sliced papaya in the accompanying dish (the small dish with yellow slices) may have been made crunchy by immersion in a borax solution (do not eat the dish of sliced papaya if you think that Borax has been used.).

2. Preparation.

Figure: Herbal Noodle with Stewed, Fried/Roasted Duck (Mì Vịt Tiềm) from Melbourne, Australia.

This is not a recipe for preparing the dish, it only tells what may have been involved.

Half a duck is first marinated in some black soy sauce and ginger then fried. It is then stewed (slow cooked) in a herbal soup. The herbal soup has 15g of Shiitake (a type of delicious mushroom), 20g of dried Hoài Sơn (Củ mài = Dioscorea hamiltonii), a white traditional and Chinese medicinal(?) root tuber [1,2,3,4], 10g of Dan Sam (Dangshen = Codonopsis pilosula, dried root), 15g of lotus seeds, 10g of Chinese plums and 10g of longans. It may also contain Five Spices (commonly a mixture of 1.star anise, 2.amomum, 3.cloves, 4.Sichuan pepper, 5.fennel seeds, 6.liquorice(?), and 7.Chinese cinnamon(?)). The soup is finally served with the half duck.

The half duck soup is served with egg-noodle, Chinese pukchoy, shiitake and longan in the bowl.

Figure: Slices of Hoai Son (Huai Shan in Chinese) in package.

Hoai Son is claimed to have antidiabetic property (scientific proof is required).

Figure: Shiitake (Nấm Đông Cô), from Wikipedia, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiitake, file: https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shiitakegrowing.jpg, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike,

Figure: Boiled dried longans.

Figure: A Five Spice mixture.

The Crunchy Papaya is usually prepared by immersing slices of papaya in Borax water for days. I would not eat the so prepared papaya due to the use of Borax.

WARNINGS:

Cooks using non-authentic recipes may put in a lot of monosodium glutamate to fool customers. Traditional, authentic recipes have no such modern ingredient.

In the short term, monosodium glutamate may cause extreme headache, throat congestion, prolonged thirst and swelling of your ankles and feet. Do not eat any non-authentic dish prepared with such ingredient.

Borax is banned as a food ingredient. Borax is mainly used as a Welding Flux (for goldsmith welding and for industrial brazing using Acetylene-Oxygen Gas Torches), in Photochemistry (as a Stopper Solution), in Pest Control (the mixture of Borax and Icing Sugar is an Ant Poison). Its Vietnamese name is Hàn The (Hàn=for welding, The=sour taste).

3. Where to find it.

It is an upmarket dish (costing 70000VND =$3.50US in 2017) in Vietnam (in Saigon). In Australia, it cost $12AUD.

I don’t know how much it would cost in a Vietnamese restaurant outside Vietnam. It may cost you $10.00US (?).

References.

[1]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dioscorea_hamiltonii

[2]. https://caythuoc.org/hoai-son-cu-mai.html
[3]. http://diabetna.vn/hoai-son-cay-thuoc-nam-tri-tieu-duong-bien-chung-noi-tieng.html
[4]. http://www.yhoccotruyen.org/ViewTopic.jsp?tid=4184&fid=5&Page=1&trp=18
[5]. https://gaactiemthuocbac.wordpress.com/about/

[6]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiitake

[7]. https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-make-five-spice-powder-4065302
[8]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spice_mix

[9]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monosodium_glutamate

[10]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borax

[11]. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycium_barbarum

[12]. http://baithuocquanhta.com/cay-thuoc/cau-ky-tu-chua-benh/
[13]. https://baodinhduong.com/cau-ky-tu-co-tac-dung-gi/

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Harvest Moon Festival in East Asian Calendar

 

Harvest Moon Festival in East Asian Calendar

by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).

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#harvest Moon, #festival, #East Asia, #Luni-Solar, #calendar, #leap year, #leap month, #equinox, #solstice, #month naming,

Harvest Moon Festival in East Asian Calendar.

The calendar in East Asian countries (China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam) is a Luni-Solar calendar. The months of this calendar begins with each New Moon. A month is named based on the position of the Sun in the Celestial sphere during that month.

1. Naming of months in a Luni-Solar year.

In summary, the months are named according to the following rules:

11th month must encompass the Winter solstice day 21st of December,

12th month always follows 11 month,

1st month of next New Year always follows 12th month.

2nd month must encompass the Spring Equinox day of 21st of Mar,

3rd month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 30°

4th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 60°

5th month must encompass the Summer solstice day 21st of June,

6th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 120°

7th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 150°

8th month must encompass the Autumn Equinox day of 23rd of September,

9th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 210°

10th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 240°

When a year has 13 months it will be called a leap year, the extra month will be called a leap month and that leap month will NOT satisfy any of the above conditions for naming. It will then bear the same name as the preceding month defined by the above rules. Due to the naming convention, there will be no leap month between month 11 and the 1st month of the following New Year.

2. Harvest Moon Festival.

The full Moon day of the 8th month is the day of Harvest Moon Festival.

Therefore, East Asian Havest Moon Festival is always the Full Moon nearest to September 23rd Equinox day.

3. Seasons in East Asian luni-solar calendar.

Seasons return after the stars in the sky have come back to their previous positions, that is after 365.25 days. Simple calculations [2] shows that each lunar month is 29.530 days. Two lunar months has a length of 59.06 days.

The luni-solar calendar used in China since ancient time has had Winter solstice falling on the 11th month of the year since more than 2000 years ago, since 113BC (Han Dynasty II p.38 [3]) .

4. Midnight stars can identify luni-solar months.

Country people often use stars to identify their luni-solar months. The following examples show how a bright star can be used to identify a month:

4th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 60°, its midnight stars should be of 240 degree R.A., and Delta Scorpii (240.22° R.A., –22.60° decl.) is almost its midnight star.

6th month must encompass the day when the Sun has Right Ascention of 120°, its midnight stars should be of 300 degree R.A., and Altair of Aql (297.7° R.A., 8.85° decl.) is almost its midnight star.

1st month of next New Year always follows 12th month, Regulus of Leo (152.05° R.A., 12° decl.) is almost the midnight star for one night of that month.

References

[1]. tonytran2015, simple-determination-of-east-asia-lunisolar-new-year, survivaltricks.wordpress.com,

MoonShapesNAngles5C

[2]. tonytran2015, Finding North direction and time accurately from the horn line of the Moon, survivaltricks.wordpress.com, https://survivaltricks.wordpress.com/2015/08/12/finding-north-direction-and-time-accurately-from-the-horn-line-of-the-moon/

[3]. Sima Qian, Records of History by the grand historian (translated by Burton Watson), Qin Dynasty, Han Dynasty I (Rev. Ed.) and Han Dynasty II (Rev. Ed.), the Res. Cent. for Transl. The Chinese Univ. of Hon Kong and Colubia Univ. Press, Hong Kong and New York, 1961.Han Dynasty II p.38 showed that in 113BC, month 11 has the solstice.

[4]. Helmer Aslaksen, The Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar, http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/calendar/chinese.shtml, accessed 19 Jan 2017.
[5]. Ho Ngoc Duc, Thuat toan am lich (in Vietnamese), https://www.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/~duc/amlich/calrules.html, accessed 19 Jan 2017.

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The Parasites of Western Economy, Part 5: Company Asset Strippers and Conspirators.

The Parasites of Western Economy, Part 5: Company Asset Strippers and Conspirators

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The Parasites of Western Economy, Part 5: Company Asset Strippers and Conspirators.

A company operates to generate profits to be distributed to its shareholders. Unfortunately, the sheeplike shareholders have allowed their own dividend incomes to be reduced over long periods. This injustice is spotted by PE that moved in and took away the unjustly accumulated assets.

Generations of shareholders lost the assets owned but hidden from them. They blamed the PE but the it was really their management who set up the scene.

1. Steps leading to an Asset Stripping.

1. Company directors pay themselves and their associates extravagant fees and bonuses at the expense of shareholder dividends.
2. Company accountants receiving directions from their bosses and hides real situations from shareholders.
3. Dividend payouts are kept small under the guise of “retaining for future expansion”, so that directors payments can be made huge but admittedly some capital is actually accumulated “for future expansion”.
4. Earning/Price is now much smaller than Governments Bond rates (adjusted for inflation effect).
5. Company assets become unknown after years of obfuscation by accountants Earning capacity becomes uncertain but shareprices depend on it
6. Shareholders have been betrayed of trusts, got tired with begging for their rightly entitled dividends so they sold away shares at low prices.

7. PE (Private Equities) move in, buy enough shares to control the company.

8. Controling shares direct this asset rich company to enter into one sided loan agreements with the PE to siphon away the assets.

9. The company is then deregistered or declared bankrupt after its huge assets have been siphoned, making huge profits to the PE owning the controling shareholders.
10. The controling last shareholders are called the Asset Strippers. They siphon away the huge asset contributed by previous generations of shareholders leaving other creditors to the company with losses and company employees with unemployment and distress.
2. Are only Asset Strippers to be blamed.

Private Equities only do the economically logical thing of taking away the asset that did not produce adequate dividends.

The real villains are the directors who betrayed their shareholders trust and caused shareholders to sell out. Shareholders have already given up on (or have been robbed of ?) their capitals when they accepted minuscule dividents for their capital contributed at IPO (Initial Public Offer).

3. Avoiding losses caused by Asset Stripping.

1. Dont own any shares if you can.

2. Investors should not buy shares in any company unless they fully know its operation and director payments (see [2], A satirical guide to signs of an impending crash for small investors ).

3. Investors have to be very wary of companies with (Earning/Price + Growth rate) much lower than Government Bond rates. They may be the target of some PE take-over.

4. Company creditors should register their secure loans to the company. Reliance on the reputation of some 100 years old company names is not good enough for the present time. The current time is no time for inexperienced trade suppliers.

5. Company management should pay out all earning as dividends, declare its director payments and its assets to shareholders.

6. A company should not keep its assets hidden, should return surplus capital to shareholders to keep its Earning/Price higher than the (inflation adjusted) rate of Government Bonds. This will keep PE Asset Strippers well away.

4. Conclusions.
Private Equities are often blamed but the real villains are the directors who denied shareholders of their dividends and capital returns therefore drove shareprices to fractions of their true value.

References:

[1]. brick and mortar retail meltdown fueled by asset stripping details emerge in bankruptcy courts by wolf-richter,

https://straightlinelogic.com/2017/07/31/brick-and-mortar-retail-meltdown-fueled-by-asset-stripping-details-emerge-in-bankruptcy-courts-by-wolf-richter/, http://wolfstreet.com/2017/07/31/asset-stripping-pe-firms-fuels-brick-mortar-retail-meltdown/

[2]. tonytran2015, A satirical guide to signs of an impending crash for small investors, survivaltricks.wordpress.com, https://survivaltricks.wordpress.com/2017/01/25/a-satirical-guide-to-signs-of-an-impending-crash-for-small-investors/ , Jan 25, 2017?

Added after 2017 December:

[3]. https://vikinglifeblog.wordpress.com/2017/12/03/one-or-the-other/

Vulture fund killed Sears

[4]. https://riggedgame.blog/2018/10/17/sears-didnt-die-vulture-capitalists-killed-it/

[5]. https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5bc4b346e4b0bd9ed55c8a58?utm_source=nextdraft&utm_medium=email

[6]. Where the Vulture Funds Nest in Brexit Britain by True Publica, https://www.globalresearch.ca/vulture-funds-nest-brexit-britain/5695074

Over to Ireland and focusing on a nest of just 15 Irish subsidiaries of global vulture funds where it was found that they pay just €250 a year in tax. This is despite the companies having in their control €10.3 billion worth of loans and debt located in Ireland, where in total, the 15 companies have paid just €8,000 in tax between them in a year. It is estimated that the loss to the Irish Exchequer is up to €500 million in just two years.

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