Dirty parliament, infected Europe

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Carlo Vizzinii has summoned me for 10 June to explain the three “Clean up Parliament” popular initiative laws. I will do that in the Constitutional Affairs Committee. I do not let go, you do not give up and almost 2 years after the collection of 350,000 signatures, a step forward has been taken. It will be a simple speech: convicts have to be expelled from parliament, anyone who has been elected for two terms of office cannot be re-elected, the citizens must be able to choose their candidates. Unless they appeal to the Privacy Authority to not have it recorded, it will be broadcast on live TV. The next step is the presentation of the law in the Senate.
The number of convicts has gone up since the beginning of the legislature. There were 18 and now there are 20. I have lost count of how many there are under investigation, who have been statute-barred, with convictions at the first or second level. Parliament is the last stand to avoid ending up in prison. The Lodo Alfano has saved the psycho-dwarf from a conviction for corruption. Others, like Cuffaro and Dell'Utri, sentenced to 14 years between them at the first level, are parliamentarians because of trial merits. Then again still others, like D'Alema, take advantage of the space shield offered by the Italian and European parliaments so as to avoid being interrogated by Ms Forleo.
If you put a rotten apple into a box, with time, all the apples go rotten. The boxes of the Lower and Upper Houses are full of rotten apples and it is difficult not to get contaminated. The worm makes progress by buying you with money and with intimidation. Seven people have appointed 993 deputies and senators. Every party secretary has done his own closed list of faithful people, of lawyers, arselickers and sluts. Parliament is illegal, unconstitutional, immoral. The rotten apples have infected the country. They have hypnotised it with information.
Employment is collapsing and there are 3 to 5 people a day who are dying at work and the one leading the country swears he has not had a steamy relationship with a minor, confiscates the photos of topless girls and the nude Czech premier Topolanek as guests in his Villa. He offers a cruise for the people displaced by the earthquake. He attacks the magistracy, he attacks Gandus. And still not content, he pollutes Europe with the candidates: Mastella (under investigation) and Pomicino (definitively convicted). Blair’s wife confessed that her husband was terrified of being photographed near to the “nano bandanato” {dwarf with a bandana}. He was frightened of losing his reputation.
The stench of our parliamentarians is ever stronger and in Europe they are starting to take counter-measures. Daily papers like Financial Times, El Pais or Le Figaro describe Italy as a country that is out of control, dangerous. Germany has chosen Magna. Our mafias are an attack on Europe. The only big enterprises that have a strong basis beyond national boundaries. They grow here, and are raised with care. With “ad mafiam” laws and with billions of European funding. A monster is wandering around Europe. It’s called Italy. It is contagious. The breeding ground is in Rome, inside Parliament. The wind blows, the tempest rages.
I don’t know why I’m saying this, but I can feel it on me. They will never give up (but is it in their interests?). Neither will we.

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excellent post , I'm grateful to you.

Posted by: العاب شمس | June 12, 2009 12:24 PM


There are many things that need changing in Italy , other European countries and the European Union itself .
Italy's biggest problem is the Italian people , who are largely ignorant of their country's politics . More than 50 years after the end of Fascism are fearful of authority be it Governmental , bureaucratic or local government; which can assume corrupt and unjust powers and get away with it . People do not know what under common law must be their rights . Upper and middle class people are complacent about the Italian government and politics .

You write of many convicted criminals in Parliament . If they are truely convicted of serious crimes and thereafter sentenced , they should not be in Parliament . Because of Italian (Roman)law , which regards people as guilty until proven innocent ( My Avvocato friend says this isn't true , but practice seems to suggest to the contrary ). Anyone , Berlusconi included , with or without justification ,may be branded a criminal prior to a trial in a court of law .
The legal system should be changed completely . It is not right to have magistrates and judges who attain their position by examination , with no previous long term experience of advocacy as a lawyer . One often has the impression that magistrates and judges are partial rather than impartial , maybe biased politically or otherwise against the accused . It has been my opinion in some very serious criminal cases , that judgement has been made on the basis of probability , with no sound evidence to back it up .

If you did away with all the present politicians , who are you going to replace them with . Nowadays , the only people who want to be politicians are people with personal ambition ,of self engrandisment and enrichment , exactly like those in parliament today . Decent , clean men and women are not interested in sullying their hands and reputation in Parliament , risking an unfounded law suite against them . Political terms last a very short time in Italy , are you going to have a prime minister with so little political experience ?

I am so sad for Italy , a beautiful country where it can be fun to live . I have said many times , to the horror of friends ; that what Italy needs is another Mussolini . However much people hated and feared Fascism ,between 1922 and 1935 Italy was politicaly focused for the betterment of the country , both rural and industrial . Corrupt or incorrupt , perhaps Berlusconi is as near as you can get today to another Mussolini .

Posted by: David Barneby | June 2, 2009 05:07 AM


Dear Beppe, here an article that may be useful:

http://www.volkskrant.nl/binnenland/article1207343.ece/GroenLinks_wil_procedure_tegen_Berlusconi_om_persvrijheid

it is from one of the most serious dutch newspapers.
the title says:"GroenLinks (partito olandese:"Sinistra-Verde") will proceed (question) against B. about the press freedom". The article says they want to bring B. in front of the European Court of Justice. Since Europe is already stricht with Romania and Bulgaria (!), here in Holland, politicians ask Europe to be stricht for Italy as well. The CDA (other dutch party) want to ask B. about the refugees that were sent to Libia. The CDA is going to sit in the EU parlament with Forza Italia and they do not really like it.
Ciao

Posted by: de vliegende nederlander | June 1, 2009 07:13 PM


Fra poco ci sono le elezioni europee... si vota per l'Europa, per il nostro futuro, per l'unico organismo che ci puó salvare...poco piú di un anno fa siamo andati a votare...in tanti non volevano votare Berlusconi, in tanti hanno dato il "voto utile" al PD, in tanti hanno dato voti di protesta: successone della Lega e buon risultato dell'UDC. ecco questi sono i partiti che stanno governando oggi in Italia, sono i partiti che si stanno spartendo i nostri soldi, che si stanno mangiando il nostro futuro... si pensava che la lega avesse fatto il suo dovere...ci ha sostanzialmente delusi...il PD non esiste e l'UDC pensa solo a coprire i condannati con l'impunitá parlamentare... É ora di finirla, bisogna cambiare!
Bisogna dare veramente dei voti di protesta, bisogna abbattere questo bipartitismo che c'è tra PD e PDL-LEGA, che stanno smantellando il nostro paese!
Dall'Europa arrivano ogni anno 6 - 7 miliardi di euro destinati a Campania, Sicilia e Calabria dove, sia con giunte di sinistra (campania) sia di destra (sicilia e calabria), questi fondi spariscono perché i POLITICI li fanno confluire nelle mani dei MAFIOSI con i sussidi alle imprese, che siano del campo dell'edilizia, dell'agricoltura... 6 - 7 miliardi di euro nostri che vanno ad arricchire i politici (la roma ladrona tanto denunciata dalla lega) e i mafiosi... dove sono i politici?? cosa stanno facendo?? l'unico che ha toccato il tema è stato Di Pietro... avrá le sue pecche, peró quando sbaglia si fa processare e se deve pagare paga, non si fa il lodo Alfano per sfuggire ai processi... per cui io spero che capiate il momento di difficoltá e umiliazione che stiamo vivendo...c'è la crisi, non abbiamo un euro, le piccole imprese stanno sparendo, le universitá e le scuole subiscono tagli inaccettabili, la sanitá é vergognosa (soprattutto al sud), le forze dell'ordine tra poco gireranno a piedi perché non hanno i soldi nemmeno per i computer!!! dov'è AN? che tanto difendeva le forze dell'ordine?? s'é sciolta nel PDL dove adesso nn ha piú voce in capitolo, dove deve sottostare al volere di altri...la politica é marcia, dovremmo cambiare tutto e ricominciare....ma nn è possibile farlo ora...e allora, anziché mandare in europa gente come Mastella, Borghezio, Gasparri, Magdi Cristiano Allam, Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia... facciamo un voto di protesta!
o ci asteniamo o votiamo i partiti "minori":
L'IDV di Di Pietro;
I radicali di Pannella;
La Destra di Storace.

Bisogna cambiare l'Italia, dobbiamo farlo!


Riporto qui un articolo del Times analizzato da Repubblica, dove ancora una volta vediamo come il nostro premier DIFENDE GLI INTERESSI DEGLI ITALIANI sputtanandoci in tutta Europa...

http://www.repubblica.it/2009/06/sezioni/politica/berlusconi-divorzio-5/berlusconi-divorzio-5/berlusconi-divorzio-5.html

LEGGETE IL TESTO...
parte piú importante:

"Qualcuno potrebbe dire, si conclude l'editoriale, che tutto ciò non riguarda i forestieri. Ma gli elettori italiani, alla vigilia delle elezioni europee, dovrebbero riflettere sul modo in cui è guidato il loro governo, sui candidati selezionati per Strasburgo e sul livello di sincerità del premier. E la faccenda "riguarda anche altri", afferma il Times. "L'Italia ospita quest'anno il summit del G8, dove si discuterà di maggiore cooperazione nella lotta al terrorismo e al crimine internazionale. E' un importante membro della Nato. Fa parte dell'eurozona, che è confrontata dalla crisi finanziaria globale. Non sono soltanto gli elettori italiani a domandarsi cosa sta succedendo. Se lo chiedono anche i perplessi alleati dell'Italia"

Posted by: Gian Marco Pellicioni | June 1, 2009 01:25 PM



Good luck Beppe! I hope that the Italian Parliament will take into consideration of your recommendations. I especially love the two terms idea. The U.S. can use such a provision to stop "lifers" in politics.

Posted by: James S. | June 1, 2009 01:59 AM


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