Spain: How Many People Will They Be Willing To Butcher In Catalonia?
As most folks who are interested in this ‘Autonomy’ issue between the nation of Spain and the nation of Catalonia realize the government of Spain appears ready to invade the nation of Catalonia. The reason for this arrogance is that the people of the nation of Catalonia voted on October first of this year to truly separate themselves from the federal government of Spain. By the articles that I have read since the first of October concerning the succession vote by the people of Catalonia it appears that the people voted at a 90-92% rate to completely break away from Spanish rule.
The King of Spain and their Prime Minister tried to make it difficult for the people to vote back on the first by using the police to beat and arrest people at the polling locations as well as trying to close those locations. The government leaders I just mentioned have made it plain that they will not tolerate Catalonia breaking away from Spain and they have made it very plain that they are going to use the Spanish police and Spain’s military to remove the elected government leaders of Catalonia. They have also made it plain that the government in Madrid will place their own choices into the seats of government of Catalonia. Yesterday in Barcelona over 500,000 marched against Spanish rule, is Spain willing to kill or imprison hundreds of thousands of people?
The population of Catalonia is about 7.5 million people which is about 15% of Spain’s total population. Catalonia is a huge creator of wealth for Spain, they generate about 20% of Spain’s GDP. Is this the issue that has the politicians in Madrid bearing their teeth at Catalonia? If you have not studied the history of these two nations and how they sort of became one please allow me to pass on some information to you. Two nations became one through a wedding in 1469 A.D.. One King, one Queen formed one country. Pretty much ever since this event the people of Catalonia have been trying to break free from the grip of Madrid. They have had autonomy several times just to have it yanked away again and again. This is what is about to happen right now. Catalonia has always had its own culture and its own language and they simply want their freedom back.
The government leaders including the King of Spain are having to make a decision right now about what they are going to do about the people in Catalonia. If the people and the government of Catalonia stand firm and refuse to have their own elected leaders removed for vassals of Madrid, what is the Spanish government going to do? Will they go into Catalonia like the Russians did with Czechoslovakia in 1968? How many freedom wanting people is the Madrid government willing to kill and to imprison to keep these people under their thumb? I have a bad feeling that the world is about to find out the answer to that question very soon. Would it not be better for all of the people of Spain and the Spanish government, to have a good friend/brother next door to them, a true ally? If Spain does go in and force their way on these people they are going to have an enemy in their midst, not a friend. I am sure that Madrid is mostly worried about losing 20% of their GDP yet they will lose a lot more than that if the people of Catalonia are butchered because they want their freedom back.
(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF UK’S METRO NEWS)
A schoolboy shot dead his classmates at school this afternoon after pulling a gun from his backpack. The 14-year-old shot dead two children and wounded four more at Colegio Goyases school in Goiania, central Brazil, the emergency services said. All the victims were 12 or 13 years old, police and the fire department in the central city of Goiana said initially. However, police investigators said that the suspected shooter, who was arrested, was 14 and that students shot could be anywhere from 11 to 16. It was also reported that the teenager was ‘being bullied for not using deodorant’ prior to the shooting. The boy shot at classmates during their break (Picture: AFP/ O Popular Newspaper) Two were killed (Picture: AFP/ O Popular Newspaper) A Military Police officer comforts a woman at the scene (Picture: AFP/ O Popular Newspaper) Peeople gather outside the Goyases private school in Goiania (Picture: AFP/ O Popular Newspaper) The incident happened at Colegio Goyases school (Picture: Google) Speaking on Globo television, a police officer said the assailant was the son of a policeman and that the pistol used was police-issue. A unidentified witness said: ‘At break time, he took the gun out of his bag and began shooting. Then everyone began to run.’ Man, 29, ‘murdered mum by smashing guitar over her head’ Another witness told a local TV station: ‘He just starting shooting at everyone in the class. I held my friend’s hand. I didn’t know what to do.’ The two children killed were named as Joao Vitor Gomes and Joao Pedro Calembo. The four injured include three girls and a boy. The teenager remains in custody.
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(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE TIMES OF ISRAEL)
(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE TIMES OF ISRAEL)