Gjernima Talks About the AAFP, his Opponents, and some other trivial matters


Lately I have been extremely busy, however, I finally found  enough time to explain some matters regarding the AAFP.  Our latest interview was rather vapid, lacking the vague and ambiguous, yet emotionally charged words such as “the greater good”, “honesty”, “brothers”,”we are the people”, “our nation”, “peace”, “hope and change”, which are typical of any politician’s speech, thus sounding more like a bureaucrat , rather than the charismatic leader we love so much.


Charismatic leaders are dangerous. However, I still think that you should give more information about your intentions. Not generic and meaningless words, of course.


Alright, then. My main concern is the high corruption levels of the Albanian court and government officials. I will have most of the officials with suspicious records removed from their position, and a lot of ministers and cops will go to jail if found with the taxpayer’s money in their pockets. I will be very tough on crime and corruption, since the fear factor seems to be the only thing that can prevent the Albanian politician from stealing or joining parties simply because politics it’s a dutch cow. Not only it won’t be a dutch cow, since I will cut a lot of taxes and unnecessary spending, but it will be also extremely hard to milk, with a 20 year jail sentence risk. This is going to be step one, the Anti-Corruption reform.

Meanwhile, I will make drastic changes on our economical policies. As I said in our previous interview, the government will have a much defined role, concentrating on law and order more than anything else. I will cut many taxes and there won’t be any bullshit project, such as subsidies for farmers or any of that  crap. Not only they’re never implemented, being just an excuse for more taxing, but even if they were, they’d still hurt our economy. I promise that in less than four years, Albania will have a truly free market, attracting more foreign and domestic investors than any of the European nations.

Step three, an improved infrastructure. This is going to be the last step of phase one.


Phase one?


I have noticed that Albanians have become very passive and uninterested in politics. They are tired of the same parties, whose administrations  never bring progress into their country. People are weary and pessimistic, often not voting at all. They need to be shown that progress is not an impossible mission. Phase one is supposed to make their lives at least somewhat better, with more money for their own use, less hand greasing, cheaper and better products on the market, more jobs, better roads and more safety.If people could sense the improvement, they would awake from their lethargic sleep and become more active in their country’s life. If they are satisfied with AAFP’s work, they could vote us again. Phase two will start if I get reelected. Its purpose is to maintain the improvements made in phase one, so that our work doesn’t go in vain. Also there will be a lot of changes in other areas, especially in the Albanian law, which in my opinion is very flawed.


Some left wing organizations are accusing you for trying to Americanize the native culture and spread greed through capitalism, or something  like that.


These people must have watched too much Avatar. ..

Speaking of greed, I think that the so called “leftist” ideology is purely based on greed. No matter how prosperous a society becomes, no matter how much better people live, one cannot ever accept that there are better and more hard-working people out there that outshine him. The left blames capitalism for teaching people to have more and more, instead of being satisfied with earning enough as to sustain life. This is not true. Capitalism makes it possible for everyone to earn as much as they want, provided that they have the skill, talent and vision. While according to the left, equality means that none should be allowed to be better than I am.  Although lacking the talent and intellect of their more successful colleagues, these people  are so jealous, narcissistic and incredibly ambitious, that  they are willing to live in the miserable conditions of Soviet Russia, equal, since all zeros are equal, but at least their little egos won’t be hurt by the success of the more talented.

And Avatar movie is the worst movie I have watched in 2010, it was actually worse than Jennifer’s Body, which although badly acted, at least was entertaining.

Avatar is pure trash, propaganda. It teaches people to judge about politics based on stereotypes and appearances, unlike “One Flew Above The Cuckoo’s Nest” which requires you to capture it’s message in order to apply it to political thought. Avatar’s characters were caricatures which are supposed to represent an entire class of people , there was the greedy corporate a-hole, and the killing machine, sadistic muscular officer, which is supposed to represent the American Army. Now the whole point was to make you hate these characters to death. Avatar Movie is un-educating. Yes, it un-educates you, teaching you of judging on politics based on appearances instead of studying the matters with detail. After a couple a weeks people will forget the movie’s thin plot line and the pathetic dialogue. However, in every war of America against some uncivilized country, they will see the apparent resemblance with the characters and will reach the conclusion that the movie wanted you to reach:  “American soldiers are murdering psychos, war is caused by corporate greed and native civilizations, although I know nothing about them, are inherently good.” People are already applying this to the Iraqi war, even though the Na’ Vi in the movie weren’t suicide bombers who were trying to convert the world by force into their sick fundamentalist religion.

“It’s like he sucked out my brain and planted his babies there”, as Jason from True Blood would say.

The “Albanian Americans for Progress” Explained

Flag-Pins-USA-AlbaniaI was finally able to get Adilim to speak about his latest political project, the Albanian Americans for Progress (AAFP).

Mr Gjernima, have you written your party’s political program?

”Not yet, but I have some pretty elaborate ideas about the policies I am going to pursue. I believe that writing a program is not  nearly as important as having a vision. Every party in the world has a written program. Does that make them better ? No.”

Which is Albania’s biggest problem?

”Bad government. I think that every country suffers from this problem, but Albania is already poor, thus it cannot afford the adventures of some ambitious politician.

When I am elected prime minister, the first thing I will do is replace all government officials that hold positions of power, especially these ones who collect taxes. Not only will there be stricter anti-corruption laws, but I’ll also publish for the public a clear report of the total taxes collected and government expenses. If there’s anything missing…there will be hell to pay.”

That sounds nice, Adilim. But do you really think it’s enough?

”It’s not enough. Although 100% transparency is the goal I am striving for, there will be corruption if the government has a lot of control on the economy.

This happens in every country, but Albanian politicians have a peculiar tendency to steal even more.

I will solve this problem by decreasing the government’s size and by cutting taxes. The import tariff should go. It’s bad because it raises the cost of living and distorts the economic production. My friend’s computer and laptop business was ruined by it.

The sales tax, income tax and estate tax must go too. All they do is multiply the population’s financial problems.

Ah, there is something else: there won’t be any government subsidies for the economy. You either do it yourself, or leave it.

KESH will be privatized and it won’t be a monopoly anymore.”

On what areas are you going to focus?

”Law and order and infrastructure.”

Are you going to legalize drugs?


Hope and Change Exported, Gjernima Forms his own Political Party for Albania

Adilim Gjernima announced today the formation of a new political party, the AAFP (Albanian Americans for Progress).

Although the young billionaire himself hasn’t reached the age required to run for the Albanian Congress, he believes that a political party is crucial for his goal:

“After all, people in Albania don’t vote individuals, but parties, thus I need one in order to win the Albanian elections.”