“Riots are caused by police doing their jobs”


Last night was yet another flare-up in infamous Stockholm ghetto Tensta. A crowd of 50-something masked thugs were hurling rocks and molotov cocktails at police and fire fighters. But noone was killed and police only had to fire warning shots in the air, so no big deal. Ho-hum, in the “new normal” of Sweden.

What makes it noteworthy is how state media Stockholm P4 chooses to frame the situation. Apparently, police has been putting efforts into quelling local gang activity by making some arrests in the past weeks. So the headline becomes:


“Major police operations cause of the riots”

The subheadline reads: “It’s not surprising”

So… A riot is caused by the police upholding the law. It is not caused by a big group of thugs deciding to make molotov cocktails and toss them at the police.

This treacherous way of framing such reports is designed to lead to the subconscious conclusion: “Well, if the police would just stop doing their job, then there would be no riots.”

And a battered woman’s black eye is caused by her having burnt the eggs. It is not caused by the violent husband, because she brought it on herself. Right?


Sweden used as warning example by Norway police

As a current resident of Sweden, I sometimes find myself questioning my own sanity. All these problems I blog about are right there in the open for anyone to see and getting worse by the year, yet media and politicians act as if everything is hunky-dory. Most people on the street also appears to be completely oblivious to details like the enormous increase of burning cars in the ghettos, the 1472% increase in rapes and the ever bolder gangs choking their enclaves with drugs and violence. 

So I find myself wondering, am I missing something? Why aren’t people reacting? Is it really reasonable that so many are in a state of denial? Or am I somehow misinterpreting all this?

That’s why it’s oddly reassuring that the neighboring Nordic countries are in the same boat. Denmark has voiced concerns about the utterly weak background check of immigrants from the middle east, fearing radical Islamists entering Sweden as asylum seekers with the intent of building Scandinavian terror cells. My very first post on this blog was about a Danish politician openly pleading for Sweden to come to its senses.

Norway isn’t too pleased either, and they dare speak openly about the problems brewing in the cities of their neighbor.

In a new report called “Oslo 2022,” the Norwegian police explicitly use Sweden in general and the town of Södertälje as a warning example. This prompted Aftonposten, one of the major Norwegian newspapers, to do two articles on Sweden’s out-of-control immigration.

In the first part, Norwegian reporters traveled to Södertälje outside Stockholm. Entitled “We all live in the same town, but not in the same world,” the article chronicles a town in complete segregation where the immigrants gain ground every year and everyone who can escapes. Violence, drugs, lawlessness and decay eats away at the town like a cancer. 

“Why is this allowed to happen?” the reporter asks.

“Because the Swedes are weak,” says 36-year old Simon Melkemichel. “The Swedish identity will be wiped out in 20-30 years.”

The second part is called “Sweden has lost control over their immigration” and has representatives for the Norwegian government comment on the fact that, well, Sweden has lost control over their immigration. What makes it noteworthy is the difference in tone compared to the Swedish political debate.

As in Denmark, the Norwegian leftist worker’s party have a very different view on immigration than the Swedish sister party Socialdemokraterna (currently in power). In Norway and Denmark, they make a point of restricting the inflow and checking the backgrounds carefully. 

In Sweden, there are literally no limits, and any background check beyond scratching the surface is considered racist and shut down by management as has been repeatedly revealed by bloggers like Merit Wager

Not surprisingly, the police report and the articles have ruffled quite a few feathers in Sweden’s political and medial elite. But equally predictably, the Swedish response is not to acknowledge the problems, but to whine about the mean Norwegian pseudo-fascists having the gall to criticize Sweden’s enlightened stance.

While it doesn’t do squat to fix anything, it’s at least reassuring that I’m not the one losing my mind.

Double standards

Tabloid newspaper Expressen has once again employed radical leftist hacker group Researchgruppen (the research group) to smear nationalist party SD, the Sweden Democrats.

The last time around they hacked accounts at social media, forums etc. of nurses, lumberjacks and other private citizens. When they found anything objectionable that could be tied to SD, the national newspaper then used the illegally obtained information to hang them out for public shaming.

Researchgruppen brags about being “the Swedish STASI,” with the stated goal of creating vast databases of personal information that can be used to blackmail, humiliate and generally ruin the lives of anyone not subscribing to their leftist worldview.

The group members are well-documented extremists and have multiple convictions for violent hate crimes. But since they provide fodder for the newspapers, they have been granted a peculiar protected status despite breaching pretty much every law in the book when it comes to handling personal information.

This time, they have targeted the court system. In Sweden, juries are not randomly pulled from the voting roster. Instead, they are nominated by the local parties and voted in to as regulars one year at the time.

So Researchgruppen set up an illegal registry of the country’s 6000 jurors, employing their hacking skills to root out every potential dirty little secret, off-color remark and whatever can be used to discredit and destroy someone.

They hit paydirt in 3 cases, ranging from the rather mild (“deporting the rabble” when it come to immigrant drug dealers and violent gangs) to the blatantly racist (Somalis being insane because of inbreeding).

Needless to say, prejudice and racism is problematic when it comes to a court setting, especially if the case involves asylum seekers appealing an application. The law is the law, plain and simple. The judge and jury is merely there to enforce it, and anyone who lets personal bias affect the verdict is unfit to serve. That applies to the racist as well as the leftist who believes there should be no borders whatsoever on that jury.
So now they found 3 out of 6000 whose ability to serve should and will be scrutinized. The real problem here is the vast collateral damage. I don’t think the other 5997 jurors are very happy to have had their integrity and privacy raped by decidedly irresponsible hackers. How many closet gays, gamblers, adulterers, pot smokers etc. spilled their guts on what they believed to be anonymous forums like Flashback, only to now live in constant fear? 
Since Researchgruppen now has dirt on practically every person in the justice system, what happens if a member of Researchgruppen is brought on trial for anything? Or if someone in the radical left commits a crime and appeals to his friends in Researchgruppen to put pressure on the jurors to get him off the hook?
What if Researchgruppen expands its business model? Blackmailing pillars of society is highly profitable, and as long as they provide the newspapers with information about SD members they maintain their shield of “legit research” to keep these massive databases of personal information. 
Another aspect of the collateral damage is that the media is now beating the drum for having SD-nominated jurors automatically deemed unfit to serve. This is of course absurd, especially in light of the fact that almost 20% of the population supports SD and the party is set to become the second largest in the country before long. The imbalance in the system would become dire, since the left-slant would be completely out of step with the population. But the media would love nothing better; four out of five journalists are openly leftists as it is, so this would fit their agenda like a glove.

Conclusion: Voting for the wrong political party should be an automatic disqualifier to serve in any capacity in the justice system.

Now, for the other thing that happened just last week. My Vingren, a member of Researchgruppen, was recruited as a researcher to state-owned public service radio SR. The radio is funded by a mandatory fee (in effect, a tax) and has strict rules for impartiality and political independence.

Fredrik Laurin, the manager responsible for the recruitment sees no problem whatsoever in recruiting a known radical leftist with a dire history of illegal activites. When asked about AFA, the violent leftist “Antifascist” network that routinely target people with the wrong political opinions, he shrugged it off comparing membership in the leftist sect to “being a member of a bowling team“.

AFA motto: “Dead a**holes can’t vote”

Conclusion: Being an active radical extremist is no hinderance in being handed a giant, tax-paid loudspeaker. 

Increased tax subsidies for politically correct media

Tax money at work

On Dec 9 last year I translated a random snapshot of the biggest newspaper in Sweden. The headlines alone spoke for themselves. It was, simply put, an orgy of political correctness, obvious attempts at emotional manipulation and general national self-loathing. In other words, a typical Swedish newspaper on any given day.

As more and more readers are waking up to the fact that they’re being manipulated, the readership of practically all mainstream newspapers have dropped like a rock in recent years.

Swedish newspapers have seen the circulation decrease from almost 5 million in 1987 to 3 million now, with the trend even appearing to accelerate. The sharp drop in recent years coincides with the meteoric rise of nationalist party SD (5,7% in 2010, 12,9% in 2014, now polling at 18-19%) which may have something to do with the mainstream medias continuous smear campaigns against the party.

Of course, a big part the explanation for decreased newspaper circulation is also found in the digital revolution. By that I am not referring just to the online presence of traditional mainstream media (which they are primarily using as a cash cow focusing on glib entertainment and gossip).

No, the big Kahuna of the Swedish digital revolution is the broad rise of alternative web-based media that is increasingly taking the place of the MSM. And the reason is simple enough: People know for a fact that they get half the truth (at best) in the newspaper; to get the full story you HAVE to go online and see what the regular journalists left out.

Three examples:

1. A black man and his toddler son was attacked on an overpass by a group of young men. The man was severely beaten in front of his child and the gang tried to toss him off the overpass into the traffic below. “RACIST ATTACK!!” bellowed the newspapers, once again wringing their hands over the rise of white supremacists in Sweden.

Yes, it was a racially motivated hate crime. But the attackers were arabs and the white supremacists were once again fictional. This became evident within hours of the incident once citizen-reporters got the facts from police, but Swedish newspapers to this day make references to the attack as a white-on-black hate crime.

“Afrophobia” to blame for the hate crime. Let’s march against whitey!

The victim himself says the perps were also non-white. Oops.
Note that the “afrophobia” march was announced two days after the victim made the statement above.

2. The famous mosque fire in Eskilstuna this past christmas, where word of a white supremacist throwing a molotov cocktail into a packed mosque echoed across the world as a chilling example of how the nice Swedes had inexplicably embraced “Islamocide”. Mainstream media whipped up a frenzy with the implicit point aimed at anyone voting SD, with citizen candle marches, “love bombings” (Don’t ask. It’s facepalm-inducing.) and public condemnation by leading politicians with culture minister Alice Bah Kunkhe snagging top price by shrieking about “hate crimes” before the police had barely set foot on the scene.

Again, within hours information started seeping out about the hard facts, and soon it became increasingly obvious it was a kitchen fire out of control. But someone had chosen to claim a phantom arsonist was to blame, and not a single person stepped forward to admit that it wasn’t a hate crime when the media storm raged. Instead, the imam used the opportunity to wail about islamophobia and revel in the victim-hood.

This was known by all who, for example, read independent news site Fria Tider. They interviewed the lead police investigator, who confirmed there were no signs of the fire being intentional just a few days after the incident. But the regular newspapers kept on beating the hate crime-drum in utter disregard for reality, and even today – when the case is firmly closed and deemed entirely accidental – the papers continue to refer to it as “proof” that muslims are persecuted.

3. A Swedish woman was brutally gang-raped by eight men on an overnight cruise between Stockholm and Helsinki a month ago. “Swedish Men” were the perpetrators, according to the newspapers. They illustrated the story by using phantom silhouettes rather than actual images, with the silhouettes bearing clearly nordic facial profiles.

Once again, the truth was just a click away. The men were Somali and Afghani citizens, not Swedes. One would think that the regular reporters would have reacted to the fact that the police had to wait for translators before they could interrogate the perps, but why let such petty details derail a good horror-story about the evil of white Swedish men?

“Eight Swedish Men…” 

Aftonbladet vs. Reality

“Prosecutor: Aftonbladet is lying, the rapists are not Swedish.”

These were just a few recent examples where the actual facts are readily verifiable for anyone with 2 minutes to spare, but the traditional media players naively insist on playing the readers for fools. In the age of Internet, it’s like a child with strawberry jam all over his clothes and face trying to convince the parents it was the dog and not him who made off with the jar.

So… People are deserting traditional media in droves to get their information online instead. This is causing the media and the political elite to panic. How to keep the propaganda flowing, when fewer and fewer are willing to pay to have their intelligence insulted? Why, force them to pay for it anyway through the tax system, of course.

Culture minister Alice Bah Kunkhe has announced she’s fast-tracking an overhaul of the media subsidy-system. The motivation: “…[this initiative] can be seen an acknowledgment that the parties jointly agree to take responsibility in an acute crisis for a central part of our democracy.” 
That would be the political parties that created an anti-democratic cartel for the explicit purpose of locking out SD, the third largest (and soon to be second largest) party in parliament. 
As part of the reform package, they’re abolishing the parliamentary assigned press support council, and instead leave the doling out of tax funds to the Swedish equivalent of the FCC. This is a non-parliamentary government organ, where the decision-making process is opaque and the political control tighter. It may have something to do with how the aforementioned Fria Tider, one of the foremost alternative media sites, qualified for government support under the previous rules. I’m going to go out on a limb and predict that Fria Tider just might see that support revoked before long.
Meanwhile, Culture minister Bah Kunkhe just last week appointed known anti-SD activist Anette Novak as the head of a new task force on shaping “Media Policy of the Future”. She is openly hostile towards alternative web media, and was previously the editor in chief of leftist newspaper Norran where she enforced unprecedented censorship and has publically debated for broad measures to shut down the ability for readers to comment on news stories.

So… That sounds like a fine choice for a task force supposed to evaluate “…the public’s need for comprehensive information and the individual’s ability to be democratically involved”. Furthermore, “the proposals [from the group] should aim at promoting the possibilities for the public to take part of journalism that is characterized by diversity, balanced news reporting, quality and specialization”. 

Since they’ve already adopted George Orwell’s Newspeak, why not implement the Ministry of Truth outright and be done with it?


Swedish children’s movies “too white”

Sweden has made it a point of pride to lead the way in the holy crusade for political correctness, with special attention being paid to the proper indoctrination of the country’s children.

Last month I wrote about the government-mandated “gender-adjusted” history books coming soon. The minister of education, Gustav Fridolin, simply summoned the major school book publishers to declare that they had to adjust their books to fit the correct doctrine rather than be held back by petty details like hard facts. With the government being their primary customer, the publishers were giddy with excitement and enthusiasm.

Prior to that you may have seen the odd note about the traditional Swedish children’s books being censored. Pippi Longstocking’s father is no longer an African king (colonialism!) and Peter-no-tail has had any references to race edited out, to mention a few of the internationally known titles affected by the inquisition.

Now the turn has come for Swedish children’s movies to get whipped into politically correct shape. And what better way to do this than to appoint a children’s movie czar? Seriously. The tax-funded Film Institute has appointed radical leftist Suzanne Osten to oversee the distribution of grants that are a necessity for most movies produced in Sweden (with less than 10 million Swedish speakers, the market for domestically produced children’s movies is so tiny practically all are dependent on grants and freebies in some form).

Suzanne Osten

Osten states that she thinks the vast majority of today’s children’s movies are vapid family entertainment without a “proper” child’s perspective. Thus, she is fully intent on bringing “quality” to the medium. Specifically, she wants to see less white faces on the screen, since most of the actors in Swedish movies are – and this is absolutely true – lily-white. Imagine that! So is the general population, but that is beside the point. 

Well, I for one am glad know that yet another ham-fisted government lackey is going to get involved in the proper upbringing of the kids. And who knew that skin pigmentation, in and by itself, was such a boost to overall quality? 

Denzel Washington is one of my favorite actors. I always gave him credit for, well, being a good actor, but I can see now that he had nothing to do with it, since it was all thanks to his skin. The things you learn in this enlightened country!

A great actor. But the credit isn’t his own, apparently.

But what I really can’t wait for is Osten and her cadre to lecture China or India on their shameful lack of diversity in domestically produced movies.

Sweden’s “good” racism

The word “racist” has been a popular silver bullet for Leftists to silence conservatives for years now, pretty much no matter what the topic is. It can be applied to everything from foreign policy to popular entertainment, which has led to the word being so washed up and diluted that it means pretty much nothing anymore.

Here in Sweden, it is considered perfectly reasonable for a white Leftist person to tell a colored person that he is racist if he does not go with the generally accepted doctrine. It’s Orwellian newspeak at it’s finest. At this point, accusations of racism carries about the same general gist as when kids say: “You’re a doodyhead! Shut up!”

By contrast, real racism is something completely different. It is the belief that groups of people carry a set of distinct qualities based on skin pigmentation and other factors from that group. The Nazis were big on this kind of “scientific” categorization of people, and Sweden has some murky chapters in these regards as well.

The Swedish state institute for race biology was founded in 1922. It studied and documented the perceived racial markers, and actually carried out some 63,000 forced sterilizations of “undesireable” elements of society to maintain racial purity. While the institute was folded into Uppsala university’s genetics dept in 1958, the forced sterilization program remained in effect until 1975. No joke.

With a recent history of such chilling events, one would think that it’d serve as a safeguard against similar ideas of race biology popping up again anytime soon. Not so. The concept is making a smashing comeback, except this time it’s carried out by “the good guys” in the belief that they are promoting multiculturalism.

Swedish public service media SVT recently launched a big campaign to map out and categorize the ethnicity of the decision makers of the biggest Swedish corporations. The idea is to expose those with “insufficient” number non-whites and non-Swedish sounding names and shame them into making amends.

“In order to investigate their ethnic background, we have read resumes, looked at the photos and made ​​other research. In doubtful cases we have also checked with the individuals themselves,” SVT stated as its research methodology.

Tove Lifvendahl, political editor at newspaper Svenska Dagbladet and of Asian descent herself, pointed out that this is a well-intentioned but very slippery slope that ends up back where skulls are being measured again. Because how else will you properly classify all those troublesome half-breeds and non-standard mutts? We need order, discipline and proper data to categorize people, damnit!

Then there’s the shaky assumption that racial multitude is a goal onto itself and an automatic benefit. I’d say that assumption reduces people to interchangeable representatives for their ethnical group rather than respect people’s individual qualities. If Mohammed is the best person for the job, it’s a shame if he is kept out of the board because of his name. But it’s just as big of a shame if Anders is the best person for the job, yet the job is given to Rashid where his main function is to be condecendingly patted on the head and paraded in front of the cameras as a symbol of political correctness. 

Alice Teodorescu, also a conservative writer and immigrant, wrote: “I would like to know which particular unique skills we immigrants possess because of our foreign surname or pigments?”

Others are quite enthusiastic about it. Tobias Hübinette, head of the “critical whiteness studies” at Södertörns Högskola, gives the effort a resounding thumbs-up. He is an immigrant with multiple convictions for violent felonies and made his stance on race quite clear in Creol magazine:

“Let the white race […] perish in blood and suffering!”

To put this guy in charge of any kind of educational seat regarding racial matters makes about as much sense as appointing a KKK grand dragon an immigration bureau judge. Who knows, perhaps it’s just me.

But the Swedish government thinks this is great stuff! Culture minister Alice Bah Kunkhe is leading the way by appointing a group of radical-leftist, racist man-haters as the gatekeepers to all positions serving under the department of culture. The idea is to expand this to all government departments over time.

The group is named Rättviseförmedlingen, roughly translated to the “Fairness Service”. It is run by a woman named Seher Yilmaz. A year and a half ago she wrote the article below, entitled: “Men gives me dry heaves”. 

“Men gives me dry heaves”

Somehow, I am glad I’m not a middle-aged heterosexual white male trying to get any jobs for the culture department in Sweden. If Beethoven was alive he might, just might, land a five-minute slot during daytime TV. After the gay muslim rapping woman has had her two-hour slot, of course.

Oh, and by the way, this is a picture of women’s-rights, anti-sexism crusader Alice Bah Kunkhe herself:

Sweden’s minister of culture in Okej magazine

Sweden to “gender-adjust” history books

Not a student; this is a recent pic of the education minister of Sweden

As the Swedish school system continues its steep Kamikaze-dive into the bedrock, the new education minister Gustav Fridolin made a solemn vow to the voters that if elected, he would fix the Swedish schools in his first 100 days in office.

Those 100 days are now passed, and he failed miserably.

But he doesn’t want to talk about that, because now he believes that he has found the key issue that is to blame for all of Sweden’s educational problems: There are not enough female historical figures in the school books! Yes! It is the endless parade of kings, male inventors and social leaders that are corrupting the poor childrens’ brains and making them drop like rocks in the annual PISA rankings!

Now, of course historical figures like Marie Curie, Cleopatra, Margaret Thatcher, Amelia Earhart and so on should get their well-deserved time in the spotlight. But since society has been largely male-dominated for millennia, there just so happen to be more males taking leadership positions and generally sticking out from the crowd than women. Consider Jean of Arc, who challenged the norm and got burned at the stake for the trouble. Stuff like that kind of discourages others from making waves.

So, even if every person in the book got the exact same allotted amount of text, the males would still come out ahead. Historical facts are kind of troublesome that way.

Fortunately, this is no issue for a determined politician. So education minister Fridolin summoned representatives from the leading publishers of school books to his office, where he made it clear that future books will be “gender balanced”.

As the primary customer of the publishers, the representatives were bending over backwards to accomodate Fridolin’s bold new vision.

“The gender issue is very important and we want to establish a productive dialogue with the National Agency for Education about this!” quipped Åsa Steholt, CEO of publishing house Gleerup after the meeting. The other participants who spoke to the press afterwards shared the same general sentiment.

“The authorities need to be more involved in the control and development of teaching materials,” said Gustav Fridolin after the meeting.

Funny thing, that. I always associated politically motivated history revisionism with other forms of government than democracy.

Oh well, I guess the little tykes will get most of it right, even if they might seem odd to non-Swedes when they speak about Napoleonette and Miss Churchill later in life.

Meanwhile, the scholastic race to the bottom continues unabated. Fellow blogger Swedish Surveyor has more on this.