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Article By Allan Wall on 10/17/2019

Spain’s “Hannibal Lecter,” An African illegal, Dies In Prison. Why Was He In Spain?

https://s4.eestatic.com/2016/10/31/reportajes/perfiles/Carceles-Presos_de_ETA-Presos-Violencia-Instituciones_Penitenciarias-Perfiles_167246333_118372103_1024x576.jpgFabrizio Joao Silva, the “Hannibal Lecter” of the Spanish prison system, died in his cell on October 9 after an apparent fall. He was 36.

Silva didn’t eat human flesh, as did the cinematic Hannibal Lecter. Rather, his reputation for Lecter-like violence arose from his vicious attacks on prisoners and jail authorities.

Before detailing Silva’s rap sheet, though, you should know why he gets notice here: He was an African immigrant from Guinea Bissau, a former Portuguese colony nestled on the West African coast between Senegal and Guinea.

Here’s how Silva helped Spain diversify:

In 2004, Silva raped and murdered a woman, stabbing her 25 times. Ten years later, in another prison, he beat his cellmate to death.

In 2016, at a prison in Cadiz, he attacked five jail officials as they searched him. Having hidden a knife in his shoe:

One received a cut in the jugular, another a broken tooth, the third’s nose was broken, the fourth wound up with a wound in his knee ligaments and the fifth suffered a cut on the arm [Se investiga la muerte de Fabrizio Joao Silva, el 'Hannibal Lecter' de las cárceles españolas que sembró el pánico en ellas (“The Death of Fabrizio Joao Silva, the ‘Hannibal Lecter’ of Spanish Prisons Who Sowed Terror in Them, is Under Investigation”), El Cierre Digital, October 11, 2019].

After another attack, Silva landed in solitary at another prison, where he was fed through a metal door.

You see why they called him Hannibal.

The day he died, Silva had ended an eight-day hunger strike to protest his isolation.

When a guard saw Silva on the floor, he didn’t enter the cell until he’d called reinforcements and handcuffed him to make sure he was dead.

So why was he Spain. How did he enrich his new home or its people? Why does Spain need immigrants from Africa?

The Spanish MSM hasn’t asked those questions, and neither has the patriot Vox party, near as I can tell.

But rank-and-file Spaniards have asked … and answered.

The first comment under the story about Silva in El País [literally “The Country”] is from “Alex Delarge”:

Here they give shelter to foreigners who never should set foot in the European Union and it needs to stop…

[Hallado muerto en su celda el ‘Hannibal Lecter’ de las cárceles españolas (“The ‘Hannibal Lecter’ of the Spanish Prisons Found Dead in his Cell”), by Silvia R. Pontevedra and Oscar Lopez-Fonseca, October 11, 2019]

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By Allan Wall on 10/17/2019

Spain’s “Hannibal Lecter,” An African illegal, Dies In Prison. Why Was He In Spain?

https://s4.eestatic.com/2016/10/31/reportajes/perfiles/Carceles-Presos_de_ETA-Presos-Violencia-Instituciones_Penitenciarias-Perfiles_167246333_118372103_1024x576.jpgFabrizio Joao Silva, the “Hannibal Lecter” of the Spanish prison system, died in his cell on October 9 after an apparent fall. He was 36.

Silva didn’t eat human flesh, as did the cinematic Hannibal Lecter. Rather, his reputation for Lecter-like violence arose from his vicious attacks on prisoners and jail authorities.

Before detailing Silva’s rap sheet, though, you should know why he gets notice here: He was an African immigrant from Guinea Bissau, a former Portuguese colony nestled on the West African coast between Senegal and Guinea.

Here’s how Silva helped Spain diversify:

In 2004, Silva raped and murdered a woman, stabbing her 25 times. Ten years later, in another prison, he beat his cellmate to death.

In 2016, at a prison in Cadiz, he attacked five jail officials as they searched him. Having hidden a knife in his shoe:

One received a cut in the jugular, another a broken tooth, the third’s nose was broken, the fourth wound up with a wound in his knee ligaments and the fifth suffered a cut on the arm [Se investiga la muerte de Fabrizio Joao Silva, el 'Hannibal Lecter' de las cárceles españolas que sembró el pánico en ellas (“The Death of Fabrizio Joao Silva, the ‘Hannibal Lecter’ of Spanish Prisons Who Sowed Terror in Them, is Under Investigation”), El Cierre Digital, October 11, 2019].

After another attack, Silva landed in solitary at another prison, where he was fed through a metal door.

You see why they called him Hannibal.

The day he died, Silva had ended an eight-day hunger strike to protest his isolation.

When a guard saw Silva on the floor, he didn’t enter the cell until he’d called reinforcements and handcuffed him to make sure he was dead.

So why was he Spain. How did he enrich his new home or its people? Why does Spain need immigrants from Africa?

The Spanish MSM hasn’t asked those questions, and neither has the patriot Vox party, near as I can tell.

But rank-and-file Spaniards have asked … and answered.

The first comment under the story about Silva in El País [literally “The Country”] is from “Alex Delarge”:

Here they give shelter to foreigners who never should set foot in the European Union and it needs to stop…

[Hallado muerto en su celda el ‘Hannibal Lecter’ de las cárceles españolas (“The ‘Hannibal Lecter’ of the Spanish Prisons Found Dead in his Cell”), by Silvia R. Pontevedra and Oscar Lopez-Fonseca, October 11, 2019]

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Angry Africans In Mexico

Speaking of Africans in places where they don’t belong, a large contingent from the Dark Continent is camped in the city of Tapachula, Mexico. Some have threatened to form a caravan and march to the U.S. border. Others threaten a protest march on Mexico City.

 

By Patrick J. Buchanan on 10/17/2019

Earlier by Patrick J. Buchanan: Is "Invade The World" Over for Good?

“Russia Assumes Mantle of Supreme Power Broker in the Middle East," proclaimed Britain's Telegraph. The article began:

"Russia's status as the undisputed power-broker in the Middle East was cemented as Vladimir Putin continued a triumphant tour of capitals traditionally allied to the US."

"Donald Trump Has Handed Putin the Middle East on a Plate" was the title of a Telegraph column. "Putin Seizes on Trump's Syria Retreat to Cement Middle East Role," said the Financial Times.

The U.S. press parroted the British: Putin is now the new master of the Mideast. And woe is us.

Before concluding that Trump's pullout of the last 1,000 U.S. troops in Syria is America's Dunkirk, some reflection is needed.

By Ann Coulter on 10/16/2019

Pleasemore

Earlier by Ann Coulter: Luckily, Dems Never Have 'Personal, Political' Motives

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/517JVjIDhuL._SY346_.jpgWith all the rancor in politics these days, the CNN/New York Times Democratic debate on Tuesday night delivered a rare moment of comity: Twelve Democrats agreed, apparently without compensation, to appear in a Donald Trump ad.

Other points on which the Democrats came together in peace and harmony:

At least we’re all finally agreed on Obamacare!

Obamacare has given us a system—to quote Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont—“which is dysfunctional, which is cruel, 87 million uninsured, 30,000 people dying every single year, 500,000 people going bankrupt for one reason, they came down with cancer.”

None of the Democrats disagreed with Sanders’ description of health care in American today, although they have slightly different solutions.

I don’t mean to be rude, but I thought Obamacare was supposed to fix health care.

Millions of us were thrown off our health insurance plans by Obamacare, and now I find out that it didn’t even make things better for anyone else. The government intervenes, everything goes to hell, then Democrats cite the hell they created to demand another massive government intervention.

The motto of all socialist schemes should be: “This time, it will be different.”

By James Kirkpatrick on 10/15/2019

The impeachment fight is everything—and nothing. On the one hand, it shows that there really is a Deep State, that it’s working with the Main Stream Media, and that it maniacally wants President Donald Trump out of office—"a de facto intelligence community veto over elections,” as the occasionally deviationist Leftist journalist Matt Taibbi put it [We're in a permanent coup, Untitledgate, October 11, 2017). On the other hand, it reveals that America is not a serious nation, as ridiculous charges of “treason” are made back and forth while our territory remains occupied by tens of millions of foreigners and the rule of law is a sick joke. The specifics of the “impeachment inquiry” don’t matter. What matters is that our political institutions are collapsing as the Historic American Nation itself is displaced.

The Democrats’ move to impeach Trump is not surprising; they were planning to do it even before he was even nominated. Sure, President Trump’s phone call to the Ukrainian president gave them an opening [Anatomy of the phone call now imperiling Trump’s presidency, by Deb Riechmann, AP, October 12, 2019], but if not that it would have been something else. Remember Russian collusion?

We can imagine Trump’s frustration; why is it suddenly impeachable to investigate Joe Biden’s corruption?

Why are Democrats supposedly outraged that President Trump may have indirectly done what Joe Biden openly bragged about–on camera

And why is the Main Stream Media cheerleading and covering for national security officials who are openly working with the Democrats to remove their putative Commander-in-Chief [Adam Schiff has 2 aides who worked with whistleblower at White House, by Kerry Picket, Washington Examiner, October 11, 2019]?

Oliver Stone’s film JFK looked conspiratorial once;  now, it looks positively prescient in its portrayal of “the intelligence community.”

Yet the truth is more banal. President Trump has great political instincts but is an amateur when it comes to political staffing. He’s clumsy, not some master of intrigue. If he was an aspiring tyrant, he wouldn’t somehow have lost Michael Cohen to the other side when he has the absolute power to pardon.

President Trump campaigns and speaks like a radical but has governed like a conventional Republican moderate. He tries to form a working partnership with GOP congressional leaders, who limit their criticism for fear of the pro-Trump base but are eager to betray him. Donald Trump is no Lyndon Johnson; this president was rolled by Paul Ryan in his first term—a man who tried to destroy Trump’s candidacy before the election and is now reportedly trying to destroy his presidency [Fox News in a State of ‘Bedlam’ As Trump Faces Impeachment: Report by Matt Stieb, Vanity Fair, September 26, 2019]. Trump surrounded himself with political foes and acts surprised they remain foes.

By Michelle Malkin on 10/15/2019

Earlier by Michelle Malkin: BFD: A Biden Fabulist Dud (2012) and The Hunter Biden Chronicles (2014)

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81P8igBy-qL.jpgI wrote the book on the Obama administration's "Culture of Corruption" 10 years ago, including a thick and sordid chapter on the Beltway swamp creatures of the Biden family. See-no-evil liberals scoffed at my catalogue of back-scratching, shady Delaware deals and Wall Street funny money: What nepotism? What ethical lapses? What corruption?

Now, Hunter Biden himself, the youngest son of former Vice President and Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, finally admitted this week what Daddy's pooh-poohing pals have long (publicly) denied:

"I don't think that there's a lot of things that would have happened in my life if my last name wasn't Biden," Hunter confessed on ABC's "Good Morning America" Tuesday.

Well, knock me over with a feather and plaster-cast my shocked face.

On cue, the Dems' favorite "GOP strategist," swamp lobbyist wife and anti-Trump loudmouth Ana Navarro Cardenas, cooed over Hunter's "self-awareness" and "humility." But even as the theatrically humbled Hunter admitted his privilege (staged the morning before Biden the Senior faced off for the fourth high-stakes Democratic presidential debate), he insisted he was as "qualified" as "anybody else" for his $50k-a-month gig at Ukrainian natural gas company Burisma Holdings.

After all, Hunter puffed: "I was vice chairman of the board of Amtrak for five years. I was the chairman of the board of the U.N. World Food Program. I was a lawyer for Boies Schiller Flexner, one of the most prestigious law firms in the world."

Hold up, Sonny Boy. Reciting a litany of your unqualified domestic appointments to bolster the qualifications of your foreign gigs lacks—what's the word?—self-awareness. "GMA" hostess Amy Robach, who had promised a "no holds barred" grilling, whiffed on fully informing viewers about Hunter's lifelong biography of conflicts of interest and cashing in.

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