Pro-Zionist Betrayal in Australia's 2010 Gillard Labor Coup
By Dr Gideon Polya
27 June, 2010
There has been a dramatic change of leadership in Australia. Australia 's PM Kevin Rudd, who only 30 months ago led Labor to a famous landslide victory after 11 years in the political wilderness, was abruptly removed from power in a ruthless process taking less than 1 day. Australia has had an astonishing bloodless coup. Without any warning, PM Kevin Rudd, who had led Labor to a stunning election victory in November 2007, was told by the conspirators on Wednesday 23 June 2010 that he would be dumped by his own party because of declining support for Labor in the Mainstream media polls. After an evening of frantic phone calls it became apparent to Rudd by early morning of Thursday 24 June that he was doomed and that his formed Deputy Julia Gillard would command 70% support from the Caucus of Parliamentary Labor Party MPs. Welsh-born former Deputy PM Julia Gillard was elected unopposed as Prime Minister of Australia on the morning of Thursday 24 June and was sworn in by the Governor-General the same day (see: http://cachef.ft.com/cms/s/0/05d1ccd8-7fb9-11df-91b4-00144feabdc0.html ).
Many decent Labor supporters were devastated by this betrayal of a major Labor figure (indeed a “Labor hero” popularly called Kevin 07) in what has been described as a coup, a bloodless coup, a putsch, and a political assassination. Julia Gillard has become Australia 's “first female PM”. This is what decent and humane Labor MP Julia Irwin had to say: “ Not since Brutus stabbed Julius Caesar have we seen such an act of betrayal. What happens if she [Ms Gillard] wins the [forthcoming, 2010] election and the polls go down? Will they do the same to her? With this standard of loyalty, federal Labor could take the same path as NSW [state] Labor [in deep electoral trouble]. I felt the party owed him that; he took us to victory. He led us out of the wilderness. He was voted in by the people, and if the people weren't happy with his leadership or with Labor, they could have voted us out. But the knife has been put in his back." (see The Australian, “It's foul treachery, claims retiring Julia Irwin”, 26 June 2010: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/politics/its-foul-treachery-claims-retiring-julia-irwin/story-e6frgczf-1225884483592 ).
Pro-war, pro-Zionist and pro-coal Rudd's problems began when he put off his absurd and counterproductive Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) until 2013, alienating Labor voters who had elected him to “tackle climate change”. The ETS in actuality was so atrocious and pro-polluter that the pro-environment Greens rejected it in the Senate. However people concerned about global warming were appalled by this decision to in effect not do anything about man-made climate change for a total of 5 years. Other issues surfaced to diminish his electoral support: thousands of refugees trying to reach Australia by boat; a Government roof insulation disaster involving several deaths, over 100 house fires and hundreds of thousands of homes put at risk; cost over-runs in a huge boost to school infrastructure; and a huge increase in Government debt associated with poorly judged responses to the Global Financial Crisis GFC).
However a deadly problem was the decision to apply a 40% Super-Profit Tax on Australia 's burgeoning Mining Industry. This resulted in a huge Mining Industry media campaign which the Government attempted to counter with its own $38 million campaign that controversially involved taxpayer money. Indeed PM Gillard's first action was to announce cessation of the taxpayer-funded Government advertising campaign (about $10 million has been spent so far) with the expectation that the Mining Industry would do likewise (they have, for the moment).
A possibly key part of this story that is not being told in the generally pro-Zionist Australian Mainstream media is that many of the main conspirators and Gillard supporters shared Ms Gillard's pro-Zionist views, had similarly visited Israel or had otherwise similarly addressed or attended pro-Zionist groups or gatherings.
Poor Kevin Rudd was criticized by Australian Zionists for his concerns (albeit very timidly expressed concerns) over routine Israeli forging of Australian passports for terrorist purposes (an Israeli diplomat was eventually asked to leave) and over the Israeli terrorist attack on the Gaza Aid Flotilla that involved 3 Israeli Australians as perpetrators and 5 Australians as victims of this violent, criminal, Israeli terrorist piracy in International waters (Rudd merely said that the incident was “deplorable”). Indeed, worried by increasing hostility to his Government from Australian Zionists Rudd held a fence-mending dinner for leading Zionist lobbyists and MPs at The Lodge (the PM's official Canberra residence) several weeks ago.
For a mainstream media account of this last ditch attempt by Rudd to shore up Zionist support has been provided by Peter Hartcher in the Sydney Morning Herald (“What am I , chopped liver? How Rudd dived into schmooze mode”, 22 June 2010: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/what-am-i-chopped-liver-how-rudd-dived-into-schmooze-mode-20100621-ys5g.html ): “The Jewish community was deeply disturbed by the abrupt change in the government's Israel policy. And Rudd's treatment of the local Jewish fraternity, too. He had always been strongly pro-Israel. A former chairman of the World Jewish Congress Isi Leibler last year described him as "a Christian Zionist - he understands and has some sympathy for us… [Rudd said] it was time for a "new momentum" in Australia 's relationship with Israel . He said Australia would send Trade Minister Simon Crean to Israel , and this would doubtless lead to a reciprocal visit and a new energy. He promised new funding for the secure schools program, which provides security to Jewish schools, now the first $20 million was spent. The Jewish leaders left the Lodge shaken by the events of the last months but largely satisfied with Rudd's assurances and his promises. Which is just as well, because the food was reportedly terrible. The crisis over, fund-raising events for Labor are expected to resume.” Hartcher was evidently too optimistic.
The Australian Jewish News put it thus; “Prime Minster Kevin Rudd attempted to rebuild bridges with the Jewish community last Thursday in the wake of the Government's comments regarding the flotilla crisis and the expulsion of an Israeli diplomat over the passport affair… “There was no specific singling out of Israel for condemnation, just a condemnation of violence” …Rudd also called for a greater flow of humanitarian aid into the Hamas-controlled zone, but at no time spoke in favour of the removal of the blockade, noting that it was vital Israel prevented arms shipments into Gaza. On the matter of passport forgeries and whether or not the Australian Government was right in its decision to expel an Israeli diplomat …Rudd and some of the other dinner guests had “a difference of opinion there”” (see Naomi Levin, “Rudd reaches out to leaders”, Australian Jewish News, 10 June 2010: http://jewishnews.net.au/2010/06/10/rudd-reaches-out-to-leaders/13812 )..
In the event, pro-Zionist Kevin Rudd was clearly found to be insufficiently pro-Zionist. Several weeks later he was ignominiously removed from power. Pro-war, pro-Zionist, pro-Israel Julia Gillard's elevation was very warmly welcomed by major Zionist organizations (see: http://www.jwire.com.au/news/congratulations-to-julia-gillard-from-aijac/10039#more-10039 ).
Zionist displeasure at Rudd's feeble attempts to protest Israeli actions violating Australian sovereignty may have represented a relatively minor issue in comparison with Rudd's backflip on climate change action, his aggravation of the immensely powerful Mining Industry and his consequent slide in the polls. However history will show that the main anti-Rudd conspirators came from the powerful pro-Zionist faction of the Parliamentary Labor Party (for some key details of the pro-Zionist conspirators see “How They Line Up”, The Age, 24 June 2010: http://www.theage.com.au/national/how-they-line-up-20100624-yzil.html ; “Overseas trip taken by Federal MPs”, Herald Sun, 31 May 2010: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/overseas-trips-taken-by-federal-mps/story-e6frf7jo-1225873249221 ; and “List of overseas trips and hospitality accepted by Federal MPs”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 March 2009: http://www.smh.com.au/national/list-of-overseas-trips-and-hospitality-accepted-by-federal-mps-20090327-9e99.html ) .
Kevin Rudd was elected Prime Minister by millions of Australians in historic landslide victory. Overturning the wishes of the Australian people through betrayal of PM Kevin Rudd by his Labor Party MP “mates” was bad enough but even worse is the involvement in this coup of pro-Zionists and Zionists also giving support for the race-based, racist Zionist-run, genocidal, nuclear terrorist and Australian human rights-violating rogue state of Apartheid Israel.
I have assessed the 2010 Gillard Coup against PM Kevin Rudd (compared by some to the CIA-backed removal of the Whitlam Labor Government in 1975) in an Open Letter which is being sent to my fellow Australians, notably MPs, NGOs and media. It is reproduced below.
Open Letter re pro-war, pro-Zionist, pro-coal Gillard Labor betrayal of Rudd, Labor, Children, Mothers, Women, Humanity & Biosphere.
Australia's “first female PM' is pro-war, pro-Zionist, pro-coal Julia Gillard whose Gillard Labor Government has betrayed Labor leader Kevin Rudd who had led Labor to a landslide victory a mere 30 months ago. Gillard Labor has also betrayed anti-war, anti-racism and pro-environment Labor voters, Australia , Children, Mothers, Women, Humanity and the Biosphere.
On her first full day on the job as PM (Friday 25 June 2010), pro-war, pro-Zionist and pro-coal PM Julia Gillard did the following.
(1) PM Gillard assured Obama of Australia's continued support for the Afghan War (post-invasion violent and non-violent excess deaths 4.5 million, post-invasion under-5 infant deaths 2.4 million).
(2) PM Gillard publicly embraced Obama's militant Zionist US Ambassador to Australia ( US-backed Apartheid Israel deliberately murders 6,000 Occupied Palestinians each year, mostly women and children and mostly through deliberately-imposed deprivation – post-invasion violent and non-violent Occupied Palestinian excess deaths total 0.3 million, and post-invasion under-5 infant deaths total 0.2 million, 90% avoidable and due to Apartheid Israeli war crimes; see “Muslim Holocaust, Muslim Genocide”: http://sites.google.com/site/muslimholocaustmuslimgenocide/ ).
(3) PM Gillard got her Trade Minister Simon “Crean Coal” Crean to sign a $400 million deal selling brown coal to Vietnam (see Ninemsn “Crean jostled by coal protestors”, 25 June 2010 : http://money.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=1076113 ).
Something very off about the betrayal of Australia 's most electorally successful Labor PM Kevin Rudd after a mere 30 months in office (one looks forward to Gillard suffering the same fate and an “Et tu Brute” from Julia Caesar) – so much for Labor values and “mateship”.
Gillard Labor's contempt for the millions of Australians who elected Kevin Rudd (Kevin 07) in 2007 as PM of Australia, is mirrored in its support for what the world calls Apartheid Israel, and this despite appalling race-based, Israeli ”democracy by genocide” (of the 11 million Palestinians, only the adults of the 1.5 million Arab Israelis are permitted to vote for the Government illegally ruling all of Palestine plus bits of neighboring countries; 5.5 million Palestinians are forbidden to even enter their Homeland; 4 million Occupied Palestinians have no human rights; 1.5 million Occupied Palestinians, 800,000 of them children, live in what the Catholic Church describes as Israel's Gaza Concentration Camp; 2.5 million Occupied Palestinians live under highly abusive military rule in dwindling Apartheid-style West Bank Bantustans).
A few months after the Israelis killed 1,400 Palestinians (600 of them children) in its latest Gaza Massacre (ostensibly in reprisals for zero Israeli deaths from Gaza rockets in the preceding year) the then Deputy PM Julia Gillard led a delegation of pro-Zionist Australian MPs to Apartheid Israel. In a vile betrayal of democracy they did not meet the Hamas MPs who had won a landslide victory (76 seats out of 132) in the 2006 Occupied Palestinian elections held under Occupier Israeli guns. The Hamas MPs were declared by the racist Zionists and their US Alliance supporters to be “terrorists” and then had to flee to the dubious security of the Israel-surrounded Gaza Concentration Camp in which Israel has killed and wounded thousands of Palestinians in trying to kill or capture the democratically-elected Hamas MPs.
How obscene that Australia's Gillard Labor Government headed by Australia's “first female PM” supports war (the US kills about 1,000 Muslim children every day: http://bellaciao.org/en/spip.php?article18750 ), Zionism (nuclear terrorist, war criminal Apartheid Israel mostly passively murders about 4,000 Occupied Palestinian children each year: http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/index.html ) and greenhouse gas pollution (which already contributes to the circa 10 million avoidable under-5 infant deaths annually and is set to kill 6 billion non-European infants this century if man-made climate change is not addressed adequately; see “Climate Genocide”: http://sites.google.com/site/climategenocide/ ).
PM Julia Gillard is reported to have deliberately chosen not to have children (her own business and indeed a good example in a grossly over-populated world) but it is quite another thing for the US Alliance (of which Australia is a part) to continue to violently impose childlessness on millions of Asian mothers through genocidal devastation and war criminal deprivation in the Occupied Palestinian, Iraqi and Afghan Territories (post-invasion under-5 infant deaths 0.2 million, 0.8 million and 2.4 million, respectively, 90% avoidable deaths and war crimes by the Occupiers in gross violation of Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention that unequivocally demands that an Occupier must provide its conquered subjects with life-sustaining food and medical requisites “to the fullest extent of the means available to it”: http://www.un-documents.net/gc-4.htm ).
Australia 's first Australian-born governor general, outstanding Jewish Australian Sir Isaac Isaacs, spoke out in defence of the Palestinians 64 years ago: “ The honour of Jews throughout the world demands the renunciation of political Zionism." (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Isaacs ).
Yet pro-Zionist Labor chooses to listen to racist, genocidal, war criminal Israeli terrorists (even when they are committing terrorist atrocities against Australians: http://sites.google.com/site/palestiniangenocide/racist-zionism-and-israeli ) rather than to outstanding anti-racist, humanitarian Jewish scholars such as American Professors Norman Finkelstein, Noam Chomsky and Richard Falk, forbidden (unlike Ms Gillard and her pro-Zionist associates) to enter the Occupied Palestinian Territories by the war criminal Israeli occupiers (see “Jews Against Racist Zionism”: http://sites.google.com/site/jewsagainstracistzionism/ ).
Racist Zionists and their militant Australian, US, UK and EU supporters represent a huge threat to decent, anti-racist, humanitarian Jews around the world and indeed to all of Humanity (see eminent UK Middle East expert Alan Hart's book “Zionism: the Real Enemy of the Jews. Volume 1. The False Messiah”, Clarity Press , USA ) .
However worsening Climate Genocide due to unaddressed, man-made climate change is far worse than the carnage of the racist Zionist and US Alliance War on Asian and African Women and Children – it is already impacting the Global Avoidable Mortality Holocaust that kills 22 million people each year and is set to give an annual avoidable death toll this century of 100 million per year. Australia 's world leading annual per capita Domestic and Exported greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution contrasts with the continuing irresponsible inaction of the now Gillard-lead Labor Government.
Top climate scientists and climate economists demand a transparent and effective Carbon Tax and slam the Carbon Trading, Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) approach as (1) empirically ineffective (it has simply not worked), (2) dangerously counterproductive (top US climate scientist Professor James Hansen of NASA and 76-Nobel-Laureate Columbia University says that "cap-and-trade would practically guarantee disastrous climate change for our children and grandchildren" ) and (3) intrinsically fraudulent (it involves selling something we don't have the right to sell, specifically the "right" to pollute the one common atmosphere of all countries, peoples and species of the world) (for documented details see 300.org: http://sites.google.com/site/300orgsite/ ).
Top climate scientists (you are well advised to listen to them rather than to ignorant, disloyal, non-scientist politicians and corporate lobbyists) demand (1) no ETS, (2) renewable energy and cessation of GHG pollution ASAP and (3) a Carbon Tax to address the huge environmental and human cost of fossil fuel burning (e.g. an estimated 5,000 Australians die from coal burning pollutants each year at a risk avoidance-based cost from US EPA estimates of about A$50 billion pa) - the Greens score 3/3, the Coalition 1/3 and Labor scores 0/3.
Informed by anti-war activists, fair dinkum Climate Activists and by outstanding, anti-racist, humanitarian “Jews Against Racist Zionism” (see: http://sites.google.com/site/jewsagainstracistzionism/ ) one hopes that comprehensively betrayed, anti-war, anti-racism and pro-Planet Labor voters, and indeed all decent pro-Humanity and pro-Planet Australians, will dump Gillard Labor, vote 1 Green and put Labor last.
Dr Gideon Polya,
This sad saga reveals how Kevin Rudd, a “Labor hero” elected as Prime Minister by the Australian people in an historic landslide victory in November 2007, was ignominiously dismissed in a process taking less than 24 hours. The commonality of the Left and Right Faction Labor MPs who betrayed PM Kevin Rudd was self-interest (fear of adverse poll results) and support for the nuclear terrorist rogue state of Apartheid Israel even when it violates Australian rights and Australian sovereignty. Those involved in this betrayal of a major political figure and of the Australian people – the Zionist Lobby, Australian sovereignty- and Australian human rights-violating Apartheid Israel , pro-Zionist MPs, the Murdoch Media Empire and the Mining Industry - must be exposed by History.
We are already aware of the power of the military-industrial complex, other neocon corporations and the Israel Lobby in the US . The US still dances to the Israel Lobby tune even as it is becoming clear to many that the US was directly involved in the 9-11 atrocity and very likely with the complicity of Apartheid Israel (e.g. see top Middle East journalist Alan Hart: http://adamholland.blogspot.com/2010/05/alan-hart-israel-did-911-and-may-nuke.html ; former Italian President and intelligence intimate Francesco Cossiga: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Cossiga ; former head of US Army Intelligence Major General Albert Stubblebine: http://world911truth.org/major-general-albert-stubblebine-towers-fell-down-because-of-explosives/ ; and University of Copenhagen scientist Professor Niels Harrit whose research team found unexploded nanothermite high explosive in all World Trade Centre dust samples studied (thus proving US Government involvement in that atrocity : http://sites.google.com/site/afghanistangenocideessays/science-proves-us-did-9-11 ).
Yet in Australia a “search of the entire ABC site” (the ABC being Australia 's equivalent of the UK BBC) reveals zero relevant Mainstream ABC reports (as opposed to reader comments) about 9-11 and the very eminent world figures Alan Hart, Francesco Cossiga, Albert Stubblebine and Professor Niels Harrit. Mainstream media lying by omission, corporate money, unprincipled politicians and the Zionist Lobby all threaten democracy. The Zionists should be sidelined politically as have been other racist groups such as the Nazis, neo-Nazis and KKK.
Informed by anti-war activists, fair dinkum Climate Activists and by outstanding, anti-racist, humanitarian “Jews Against Racist Zionism” (see: http://sites.google.com/site/jewsagainstracistzionism/ ) one hopes that comprehensively betrayed, anti-war, anti-racism and pro-Planet Labor voters, and indeed all decent pro-Humanity and pro-Planet Australians, will reject the pro-Zionist Gillard Labor betrayal, vote 1 Green and put Labor last. But this issue of betrayal affects every country in the world. Please do your bit for democracy and inform everyone you can.
Dr Gideon Polya currently teaches science students at a major Australian university. He published some 130 works in a 5 decade scientific career, most recently a huge pharmacological reference text "Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds" (CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, New York & London , 2003). He has recently published “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950” (G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 2007: http://globalbodycount.blogspot.com/ ); see also his contribution “Australian complicity in Iraq mass mortality” in “Lies, Deep Fries & Statistics” (edited by Robyn Williams, ABC Books, Sydney, 2007): http://www.abc.net.au/rn/science/ockham/stories/s1445960.htm ). He has just published a revised and updated 2008 version of his 1998 book “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History” (see: http://janeaustenand.blogspot.com/ ) as biofuel-, globalization- and climate-driven global food price increases threaten a greater famine catastrophe than the man-made famine in British-ruled India that killed 6-7 million Indians in the “forgotten” World War 2 Bengal Famine (see recent BBC broadcast involving Dr Polya, Economics Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen and others: http://www.open2.net/thingsweforgot/
bengalfamine_programme.html ). When words fail one can say it in pictures - for images of Gideon Polya's huge paintings for the Planet, Peace, Mother and Child see: http://sites.google.com/site/artforpeaceplanetmotherchild/ and