Jun 20

Will it make it easier on you now
You got someone to blame
U2 One

It’s said by some that Socialists eventually run out of other people’s money. With neo Liberalism it’s might be people to blame – if that is possible.

Its central construct is that all taxes and debts are the responsibility of taxpayers. The problem with this construct is it requires low interest rates to support the resulting debt mountain caused by transferring assets/subsidies to and inflating assets of the wealthy and debt to the populace. It requires Govt to cut back everything else to take on more debt from companies.

Thus with no solution since taxing the wealthy and rentier incomes not wage earners would be as anathema as it would be good Capitalism we have to blame someone and subject them to below normal standards of humanity, as after all it is their fault. Hence the unemployed who receive £2.4 Bn in Job Seekers Allowance are targeted when RBS gets that every year just in direct subsidy. There is talk of the health service not treating people who [over] consume legal products like cigarettes and foods designed to make you over eat.

In Europe the Greeks are targeted because after being imposed an unworkable deal, as the sane members of the IMF accept and the insane Lagarde does not, their economy is tanking. Europe seems to want them on a drip feed so they can never grow. This will of course involve selling off their assets cheap to the Wealthy and turning public services into a stream of income for German pension funds. Now because their debt has been nationalised by ECB and EU Govts they are subject to the political whims of economic illiterates who get elected pimping people to blame! For all the talk of Game Theory by Greece the only people using Game Theory here are the neo Liberals.

After the Greeks it will be Italy and Spain. Maybe the worry is if Greece gets a sustainable path they will want one too not one that ultimately leads to subjugation. Equally it could be any perceived positive for Greece will lead to the election of Govt’s less committed to blaming their own people and delivering the anodyne world for the majority that Christine Lagarde, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair see as so desirable. The end result will be poverty the norm but if you join voluntary work camps you’ll get a bowl of rice after all your poverty is your fault. Conservatives go along with this nonsense too I think partly because it is veiled in the language of The Market and involves hating on the poor but also because for all the bluster and fibs they love to run all powerful States too.

Of course as said the neo Liberal world will be all about equality and as long as you’re not poor or a woman you’ll be OK or enough of you to vote correctly any rates.

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May 03

This probably does not need writing but here goes…..

UKIP basically promise an even more corrupt economic model than Labour and Conservatives. They are neo Liberals on steroids and would outsource almost everything to their friends. Their central schtick is an EU referendum but that is a) likely to be a No and a pointless exercise b) even out of the EU the UK would almost certainly have to retain the Common Market and indeed sign up to the Schengen Agreement on free borders – as we’d have no leverage to force an opt out. Maybe UKIP think there is some alternate grouping for the UK than Europe but that is map defying idiocy for me.

This criticism is valid of all the openly racist parties (BNP, UKIP, Conservative and Labour) do they really think it is practical and worth the cost to shut our borders? Already the UK is forced to keep the UN out of its Rape Camp at Yawl’s Wood like some 3rd world despot nation. It’s seen as a nation of backward troglodytes and leaving the EU would further lead to that view with an added drop of petulance thrown in. Think how much the fraud based UK finance industry would be entertained if Europe could legislate against it with no veto?

Ironically I am not convinced on EU membership and really have not heard a coherent case for it. However the idea we can be an Island surrounded by virtual Israeli style walls is laughable. Even Farage admits UKIP would allow immigration and if he were truly honest he’d admit it would be just as high and the figures suggest UK already gets highly educated entrants. How big are our airports to become to handle all the extra passport checks and visas? How many state goons are needed to bring this ‘vision’ to fruition. The queues at our airport terminals in summer already a disgrace.

The best way to stop immigration is to tank the economy can we safely assume UKIP would do that? They would succeed in a victory General Pyrrhus would have approved of.

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Apr 26

I’ll also leave out they support the same policies as the Tories whatever the Tory fiction about massive cuts – after all SNP, Libs and Labour have the same spending plans too. We’ll leave out their obvious racism where they try to sound marginally slower swiveling of the eyes than the Tories. We’ll even credit them on Syria not bombing to help our friends al Queada and now enemies IS. Continue reading »

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Apr 03

One of the more idiotic debates around the Snowden files was the neo Con/Liberal media debate was about legality. Snowdon’s actions were illegal and the NSA’s were legal. I would even concede that as true. However one’s actions were right and correct the others showed the grasping depths that our Govts go to to retain control for the people they represent [not us] and their deep contempt for freedom, people and democracy.

If Secretaries of States and Home Secretaries want to say people sitting in closed booths watching sexy webcams in GCHQ Cheltenham is legal, fine. If they want to say that sending undercover filth to impregnate protesters for the crime of believing climate science is proper, OK. If they say that backing death squads in Iraq is in the National Interest, whatever. If they say supporting al Quaeda in Syria is the same, it’s a view. They want to continue to hold people in the Guantanamo Torture camp without charge or trial having released the big boys of al Queada after doing deals, who am I to disagree. However why should I tolerate such marginal toilet licker opinions and they not tolerate any dissent?

The illegal label is meaningless and arguments over its application about who is in power not right or wrong.

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Dec 08

According to Oxford PPE graduate Theresa May Islamic State present the gravest threat this country has ever faced. Of course May is not up on her history but the sheer stupidity of her comments when cracking down on bad driving would save more lives is noteworthy. However next to Philip Hammond, Cameron, Obama and “the gimp” John Kerry she’s a fucking genius. Their policies of stoking war in Syria and Ukraine backfired. Now they have a carnivorous Russia playing with a Fascist Kiev. In Syria the Assad regime may be about to topple but now they do not want it to so swapped sides. Enter the dragons Israel and Turkey our supposed allies and recently not friendly to each other but both fervent backers of Islamic State against their enemies – Kurds in Turkey’s case and Hezbollah/Iran in Israel’s case.

UK/US policy is now beyond mockery or caricature as its supposed allies piss on it from a great height. To cap it all off the UK Govt is to build a military base in Bahrain so it can support that country’s refusal to democratise, austerity schusterity. Again the sidebar is these people have some of the highest educational qualifications out there and they’re all either morons or unaware of the own ignorance.

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Dec 06

Britain boasts it is the fastest growing economy in the developed world. Put aside sneering at what GDP is and means and ask why? It is because we are running massive fiscal deficits? Austerity has been for the poor and even that has proved self defeating as the housing bubble takes more benefit and the NHS has to cope with the increasingly poverty and population. A growing population that is causing a low wage explosion in low wage job numbers – even that is questionable as of course manipulation of Govt numbers is the new little Black dress covering just enough.

People say wages are not rising but the reason is not just lack of bargaining power. It is that wage comparisons do not compare oranges with oranges. Jobs also change. Wages are not rising because of underemployment. There are thousands more people working for the same per capita GDP as 6 years ago. Higher wage jobs have disappeared and been replaced by lower wage jobs. Vast numbers of self employed who knows what they earn or cost the state.

However all this floats: on a massive fiscal stimulous the biggest in the Western World: A massive Balance of Payments deficit: Large and rising public debt with static private debt: ZIRP: and a £375 Bn tranche of unwound QE. The economy is less balanced than ever. Quite how the UK goes forward when the financial capital collapses again, as it inevitably will, is interesting to consider. Can we afford to bail out the banks? If we let them bust what does that mean a quick contraction? Sadly my worry the time is passed for a controlled contraction of the financial parasite. In a country which even state media cares what UKIP’s leader thinks of ostentatious breastfeeding the comedown could be frightening.

The UK will hardly be getting much sympathy with its vile tabloids, warmongering, torture, rendition, arm sales, prodigious whining, polluting and hypercritical sanctimony if the shit hits the fan.

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Sep 26

Labour MPs and others were claiming they were not making the same mistake at 2003 in supporting bombing designed to boost Islamic State’s standing, sorry.. stopping IS from ummh doing something being a threat to the region somehow bombing London or was it Paris or New York or whatever they’re evil, fuck it move on.

This was Fuck Yeah not Shock and Awe. This is Cameron showing despite being an Etonian and an Oxbridge 1st he can just say ‘what the fuck’. Strategy schmategy, tactics what the fuck are they, you wants goals you can’t handle goals. Think Bush and Blair were a couple of clowns we’re funnier and better dressed. Ed Miliband talked of helping a democracy after their unelected President, self appointed after a quiet coup, asked for help. Ed’s in with equals with Cameron and Obama.

Yet 2003 was planned. Sure Rumsfeld threw the post invasion plan in the bin. However unlike here where the people involved are doing it to placate the weapons industry and help the Democratic party in the mid terms. Yet there is no aim here other than the most nebulous. Bush and co for reasons that may seem laughable in reality wanted to build a stable Arab democracy and control a shit load of oil. The Obama Administration and Cameron Govt are doing this because? Find one regional expert who expects bombs to achieve Bo Diddley. They talk of a 3 year war but there is no plan. It’s a case of bomb and play it by ear no strategy no goal no endgame no thought.

Make no mistake if Bush was stupid Obama, Miliband and Cameron are dumber and clearly so. If he was nefarious then they are more nefarious and clearly so.

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Sep 21

It’s really lucky that the UK Parliament has Rory Stewart as Head of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee to point out bombing Islamic State is a complete waste of time and resources. He can tell Cameron and Cameron can tell that nice chap Obama and job done. After all Cam’ and O’ laughing and joking and being good fellas to down a few with and can leave serious stuff like thinking to the likes of Stewart. Also Cammy and Oey could just ring our allies Qatar, Saudi and Turkey and tell them to stop fucking helping Islamic State if it actually mattered to them. It really is that simple.

Of course who can blame the Obama Administration the Democratic Party might lose Senate seats and State Houses if it challenged the moronic wisdom of the narrative it has created to drone people for no reason. They can hardly say look we’ve been lying for 6 years and actually the truth is we killed lots of people because of PR.

Then again O’ could just flippantly say “We murdered some Folks”.

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Sep 06

I was asked about Cameron the other week and I responded he probably was not a bad person. Indeed some of his more blood thirsty colleagues like Miliband or Balls or Osborne or Obama probably in most other circumstances would not be drenched in masses of metaphorical blood. It’s just easier for some to hate ‘The Tories’ even as the poffer the same solutions as the Lab rats who condemn them in the hope no one will notice they’re One – U2’s standard should be Labour’s election song this time “We’re One But We’re Not The Same” albeit it won’t be easier on people without the Tories to blame.

However regardless of what these people say and what they say to themselves and excuses they make for themselves it really does not matter how nice or good they are. You do evil shit you’re an evil shit. As someone who reads the tweets of the World Economic Forum you realise that as they print money and reduce wages no one expresses the motivation to subjugate the Western Poor and monetize society so they can get richer. Maybe some of these clowns think they are doing some good. Some may even suffer in their gated houses hours of anxiety at the poor ranging from Pity to Fear of the poor.

It’s against this background that the GQ awards made the mass killer Tony Blair Philanthropist of the Year. Even if true again whilst he personally might support charities and be nice to puppies the debit side of his balance is ‘unpaybackable’. I thought maybe he could have offered to swap places with one of Islamic State’s hostages which would pay back maybe half a percent about a Billion times more than he has so far.

In the end at least with Hillary Clinton, Putin, Cheney, Merkel, Sauds, Netanyahu etc  there is less pretense or self deception these people are greedy authoritarian scum and barely deny it. They don’t need rhetoric or reason or expensive suits for what they do. That is why I dislike the former lot more.

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Jun 22

It’s odd that people in the UK expect BBC to not represent the establishment and power any less than corporate owned media. BBC State Media in the UK positively refuses to cover Israel and does not allow anyone to mention it. Yet the left were all whining that 50,000 people marching on Parliament in support of the NHS somehow should have been on the news.

Where could they fit it in? We had the Muslim fighting in Syria scare story. The exaggerate the threat of ISIS (number 3000 to 5000 people). After the Muslim scare stories the sad death of Gerry Conlan which was actually news. Then of course the pitiable apology of Wayne Rooney when as we know guilt and apologising is the penance of people who will repeat behaviour – see the habitually late, of course habitually late who don’t apologise or change are probably sociopaths! No room at the Inn.

Its interviewers ask difficult but irrelevant questions of politicians – seriously ask a Lib Dem what they can do polling at 8% when we all know the answer and whatever the answer Ming the Tendentious gives is irrelevant to us. Ask him about why we are pretending at austerity whilst the deficit is 80 Bn with continual cuts to the tiny Jobseekers Allowance (5Bn a year) and the Bank subsidies at 40 Bn a year?

BBC is as much state media as TASS. As morally ridiculous as CNN or FOX or MSNBC and as patronising as the latter. You wonder if marches are only covered when under cover police officers start a riot to discredit them.

Worst part of it the poor are taxed equally as the rich to have this racist state propaganda pumped into their living rooms.

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