Sunday, November 15, 2015


UP FRONT News  November 14, 2015 
"The paper that can't be bought and can't be sold."   
Published by Tom Weiss
Andrew Mazzone - Media Representative and Economics Advisor
Allen Smith - Economics Reporter
Steven Gradman - Internet Advisor 
  The views expressed in UP FRONT News are those of the publisher or opf the contributing writer and do not necessaily represent the views of staff.
     The late Rev. Dr. Timothy P. Mitchell of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Flushing Queens, a close friend an associate of Rev. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. (and a friend of mine) during an interview in 1993 with me for my article for Downtown Magazine (no longer published), describe the Chinese Communist occupation of formerly independent Tibet as "genocide" and an attack on the Tibetans' "faith." Dr. Mitchell was of course 100% correct.
   It is relevant to point out here that Dr. Mitchell remains one of the relatively few African-American leaders to have spoken out about a human rights disaster that is racist to the core, as it involves the oppression of the ethnically, culturally and linguistically distinct relatively dark-complexioned Tibetans by the light complexioned Han Chinese. Other African-Americans who have spoken out include Dr. Cornel West, with whom I am acquainted and who has told me privately and said publicly that he is for self-determination for Tibet. U.S. Congressman John Conyers (D.-Michigan) has been very critical of the totalitarian governnmrt of "Communist" China on the Tibet issue. Rev. Dr. Demetrius S. Carolina, Sr. of the largely African-American First Central Baptist Church in Staten Island, after discussing the issue with me and reading UP FRONT News, in a very well attended sermon several years ago, denounced the Chinese government and later sent me his statement calling for independence for Tibet.
  It is also relevant to identify some African-American "leaders", such as NYC Councilmember Debi Rose (D.-S.I.) and the politically entrenched Rev. Dr. Tony Baker/Rev. Agnes Baker/"Deacon" John McBeth of St. Philips Baptist Church in Staten Island, who have been made fully aware of the Tibet matter by me and who have chosen to remain silent. I do not know if Rev. Al Sharpton, with whom I've been acquainted for some years since he and I were introduced by his close friend Dr. Mitchell, has spoken out on Tibet.
  In the Congress the most vocal person on this issue is U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R.-N.J.), who is the Chair of the Congressional Executive Commission on China ( (One of his constitents is Dr. Carolina.) I have met on several occasions in Washington with CECC Staff Director Paul Protic, who has responded warmly to my proposal for a congressional resolution that would have the U.S. formally acknowlege the nationhood of Tibet and call for the withdrawal of all foreign (i.e. Chinese) military and police personnel from Tibet. The leading U.S. Senator on the CECC is Marco Rubio (R.-Fla.), who may well be the must human rights sensitive Republican candidate for President  - and as such the Republican with the best chance of defeating empress-wannabe Hillary Clinton, should Mrs. Clinton and her pals on Wall Street succeed in purchasing the Democratic Party nomination. I met Sen. Rubio briefly last July 23 in Washington after he spoke eloquently on the subject of Chinese Communist religious oppression of Christians, Muslims and (Tibetan) Buddhists at a CECC public hearing I attended. I've also met on several occasions with Rubio appointee Elyse Anderson, the CECC Deputy Director.
  In New York City the most outspoken elected official is New York State Senator Tony Avella (D.-Queens) who, when he was a member of the New York City Council, at my behest introduced NYC Council Resolution #1299, which called for the removal of the 2008 Olympic Games from China because of the occupation of Tibet. Among the co-sponsors of  Resolution #1299 was then NYC Councilmember Letitia James, who is now NYC Public Advocate. The resolution was killed by the Wall Street/Hillary Clinton ambassador to the New York City Council, then Speaker Christine Quinn.
   On May 21 after a bunch of phone calls and emails from me to U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders, his then Press Secretary Jeff Frank sent me Mr. Sanders's statement, which calls for "self determination for the Tibetan people" and adds that "approximately 150 Tibetans live in Vermont."
   Since then, however, although Mr. Sanders references Tibet on his presidential campaign website, he has remained silent on that issue in his campaign. That is potentially a huge mistake, as Mrs. Clinton's silence on that issue (I know because I ran against her for the U.S. Senate in 2005-06; visit is a reflection of her ties to the (China Lobby) billionaires that Bernie blasts in his campaign. Bernie Sanders's strategy of avoiding criticism of Mrs. Clinton - manifested in his really foolish expressed sympathies for her regarding the email mess she created in her devious obsession with secrecy and lying - is creating the unseemly possibility that he will snatch defeat from the jaws of an upset victory. But, as I've suggested, if Mrs. Clinton becomes the Democratic Party nominee, and the Republicans don't implode by picking Trump/Carson/ Cruz Bush/Paul/
Fiorina/Christie/Huckabee/Pataki or maybe even Napoleon Bonaparte or Pontius Pilate, an articulate and apparent human rights-oriented conservative such as Marco Rubio would probably make Hillary a two time loser.
 The November 12 edition of the NY Times - whose columnist Maureen Dowd requested my UP FRONT News articles and other information on how the China Lobby-linked Bill and Hillary Clinton have covered up the Tibet issue, which I've sent to her but whose assistant Alex Thompson plays hide and seek when it comes to sending emailed acknowledgements - contains a story out of Beijing by reporter Edward Wong under the headline "Party to 'Punish' Followers of Dalai Lama in Tibet." The "Party" is the Chinese Communist Party.The Communist Party Chief in Tibet, Chen Quanguo - the political and administrative equivalent of the Nazi "gauleiter", such as the Reinhard Heydrich, Hitler's guy in occupied
Czechoslovakia - has started a campaign to "seek out" Party members who fake atheism and who secretly "worship" the Dalai Lama. Punishment under the de facto fascist government of China, can lead to imprisonment, torture and death. 
 That is China's answer to the Dalai Lama's "Middle Way" proposal, a response which amounts to the Chinese Communist version of "The F Word."
 The Chinese Communist occuapation of formerly independent Tibet has led to the deaths of an estimated 1.2 million Tibetans. The Chinese Communists have a record of the wide use of the most gruesome tortures, which they inflict on Tibetan monks and nuns and on the followers of Falun Gong (Falun Dafa).
  Rabbi Gerald Sussman of Temple Emanu-el in Staten Island, who has also spoken out about Tibet, in a recent sermon described the super-violentHamas people who want to
 annihilate Israel as "the new Nazis."
  That term certainly applies to the Chinese Communists.
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