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“All war in history has been hatched by governments, independent of the people’s interests, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful” ~ Leo Tolstoy
"War is the major way for the EVIL, sinister, insane Illuminati to control humanity." ~ Michael Shore
"Wars are all based on lies" ~ Charles Young.
"All war is based on deception." ~ Sun Tzu, The Art of War
“Most wars are engineered by the Illuminati to weaken civilization and create a global police state" ~ Henry Makow Ph.D.
‘The first casualty when war comes is truth.’ ~ Senator Hiram Johnson
-A West German submarine chaser rammed an East German cruise ship, the Volkerfreundschaft, in darkness early today while rescuing a defector in the Baltic near Fehmarn Island.
In 1968 the East German passenger ship Volkerfreundschaft forced a collision with the West German anti-submarine patrol craft Najade, which was saving the fugitive who had jumped overboard from the Volkerfreundschaft
MV Astoria is a former ocean liner now operated as a cruise ship by Cruise & Maritime Voyages. She was ordered in 1944, and launched 9 September 1946, as Stockholm by Götaverken in Gothenburg for the Swedish America Line (SAL). During her almost seven decades of service she has passed through several owners and sailed under the names Völkerfreundschaft, Volker, Fridtjof Nansen, Italia I, Italia Prima, Valtur Prima, Caribe, Athena, and Azores before beginning service as Astoria in March 2016.
As Stockholm, she was best known for colliding with the Andrea Doria in 1956, resulting in the sinking of the latter ship.
With the retirement of Doulos Phos in 2010, Astoria is (as of January 2016) the world's second oldest active oceangoing passenger ship after Sea Cloud.
Then up rose Quintin Hogg and made one of the most statesmanlike speeches I’ve ever heard, transforming the whole party situation. If he hadn’t made this speech and we’d just been left with the attitude adopted towards Enoch Powell by Heath [Conservative leader] and Maudling, bipartisanship might well have broken down and the Tory party lurched nearer to Enoch. There sat Powell in the third row back, glowering, with everybody eyeing him and only Gerald Nabarro up in the front giving him overt support. I suppose there are a number of active supporters of Enoch Powell among the back benchers, but the vast majority obviously feel he’s behaved very badly and that they must support their front bench in order to avoid a split.
A group of 500 students at the Sorbonne in Paris, France, protested against the closure of Paris University at Nanterre and the proposed expulsion of some students. Police arrived to disperse the protesters, and "the first riot of mai 68 ensued" and led to riots and university closures across the country.
The United States and North Vietnam agreed that their representatives would meet in Paris on May 10 to begin the first discussions on the format for peace talks to end the Vietnam War.
In Paris, the Union Nationale des Étudiants de France (UNEF), France's largest student union, along with the union of university teachers, staged a march to protest against police actions at the Sorbonne. More than 20,000 protesters marched towards the Sorbonne, and the police charged the crowd with batons. When some protesters created barricades and threw paving stones, the police respond with tear gas. Hundreds were arrested.
The first of thousands of May 7 Cadre Schools, intended to "re-educate" party members, government bureaucrats, college students and professors, and other professionals with forced labor alongside peasant workers, was opened in Liuhe, a village in the Qing'an County section of China's Heilongjiang Province.
In Paris, students, teachers and young workers gathered at the Arc de Triomphe to demand that criminal charges against arrested students be dropped and that the authorities reopen Nanterre and Sorbonne universities.