Saint Gary Barlow Tax Avoidance Hypocrite.

gary barlowAnyone who has read previous posts on here will know that I’m not a big fan of celebrity “do gooders” and all the wonderful work they do for “charity mate”.Gary Barlow OBE is a prime example of these self-important hypocrites.

He is without doubt a very talented writer and musician, no argument from me on that one, he has become very wealthy because of his talents, again, no problem here. Where I have a major problem with these people is their very public support for charities like Comic Relief & Children in Need, while hidden in the shadows they are scheming together to find ways to avoid paying tax. Now on the surface that may seem to be fair enough, after all, who likes to pay tax?

What is being missed by the thousands of adoring fans of Saint Gary Barlow is that you’re all being played as total mugs!. We all sit there watching Children in need, along comes Peter Kaye, or James Corden with some Gary Barlow related song or sketch, and we, the downtrodden lowlife plebs at the bottom of the food chain pledge money we can’t afford to help children, or disadvantaged people around the world, who shouldn’t be in that situation in the first place. Because they are so good at convincing us to support these orchestrated good causes, they get awards, i.e. an OBE, or even a Knighthood from the Queen, whose personal wealth could solve these problems overnight, and still leave her with more than enough. The trouble is, the adoring Barlow fans are probably the same people who believe the Royal family myth, but that’s another story.

Anyway, lets just suspend reality for a moment and pretend that the motivation behind Barlow’s charity work is genuine, why go to such lengths to avoid paying his fair share of tax? The only answer is greed. The more you’ve got, the more you want. Look here’s the bottom line, every rich celebrity or indeed anyone who avoids paying their share of tax, increases your tax burden, and this applies to giant corporations  whose whole setup is to get maximum profit with minimum tax.

I’m sure Gary is a lovely boy, but by trying to avoid paying tax, he’s stealing from you and me.

An Apology To Culture Secretary Maria Miller.

Maria Miller

Last year, this blog wrote an disgusting article comparing Culture Secretary Maria Miller to Dolores Umbridge, a fictional character in the Harry Potter series of books. It was, by any standard a cheap, tacky attempt to be mildly funny and if it caused offence in any way, we are truly sorry. Dolores Umbridge was of course an evil witch who served the Dark Lord while pretending to be a kindly cat loving teacher, or Professor at Hogwarts. Only when exposed for what she really was, did her true nature reveal itself. We understand that by comparing Maria Miller to Dolores Umbridge, it may have given the impression that we were comparing their personalities. Our intention was simply to compare their dress sense. (You have to be so careful these days, people can be a bit touchy).

https://wakeuptothematrix.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/culture-secretary-maria-miller-get-fashion-tips-from-dolores-umbridge/

That, Maria Miller was an example of how an apology should be presented, from the heart! We didn’t mean it of course, because it appears that you have been a bit naughty with the old “snout in trough” expenses stuff. Not that you have done anything illegal according to the BBC report, but it really does wiff a bit.

It never ceases to amaze me how these people, who are put there to serve us, really think they are above the law. Actually, it doesn’t amaze me at all, they are above the law. If paedophiles can escape justice in Parliament, what’s a few quid between friends.

Parliament’s Independent Standards Commissioner last week found that Mrs Miller had broken Commons rules and should repay £45,000 she claimed on a London house she later sold for a £1.2 million profit. So is she going to repay the money, is she ‘ell as like. (went a bit Corrie then). Her buddies all got together and decided that she only had to repay £5,800. She also appeared to do everything she could to hinder the investigation by not offering supporting documentation. Plus, yes there’s more, she apparently had pressure put on the Telegraph journalists who exposed her in the first place.

Why are we putting up with this? The people she is supposed to be representing are still suffering the effects of the crisis orchestrated by the bankers, while she happily uses the system to line her own pockets. Of course “call me Dave” is giving her his full support, they are all in on it together.

While you’re at it,  check out Pie N Mash films below and watch Bill Maloney having a chat with young masters Clegg and Alexander. They didn’t see that one coming.

World Hero’s Iceland Arrest Corrupt Rothschild Bankers

federalreservestockholdersBit behind with this story, but where Iceland lead, the rest should follow. World governments won’t do it, so it’s up to the people to force them. Just read this, re-blogged from The Daily Paul.

“The truth of the matter is… No one, except the Icelanders, have to been the only culture on the planet to carry out this successfully. Not only have they been successful, at overthrowing the corrupt Gov’t, they’ve drafted a Constitution, that will stop this from happening ever again.

“That’s not the best part… The best part, is that they have arrested ALL Rothschild/Rockefeller banking puppets, responsible for the Country’s economic Chaos and meltdown. Last week 9 people were arrested in London and Reykjavik for their possible responsibility for Iceland’s financial collapse in 2008, a deep crisis which developed into an unprecedented public reaction that is changing the country’s direction…”

“…Pressure from Icelandic citizens’ has managed not only to bring down a government, but also begin the drafting of a new constitution (in process) and is seeking to put in jail those bankers responsible for the financial crisis in the country.”

“Sigurdur Einarsson, former chairman of the defunct Icelandic bank Kaupthing, was arrested in London at 5:30 this morning along with the bank’s biggest customer, Robert Tchenguiz, and five others in a joint operation by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Office of the Special Prosecutor in Iceland.”

original article

Even The Mail Is Warning Us About Goldman Sachs.

MailHow refreshing to read something in the Mail that makes you think they actually employ real journalists. The problem is of course that so much of their editorial is highly spun propaganda, that an article like this gets over looked, or even deleted.

Much of the alternative media, including us, have been warning about the financial take over of the world by Goldman Sachs for sometime, but it has largely been ignored by the globalist controlled MSM. You can read our previous posts here:

https://wakeuptothematrix.wordpress.com/2012/04/18/goldman-sachs-rules-the-world-bank-of-england-next/

https://wakeuptothematrix.wordpress.com/2013/05/02/hmrc-let-goldman-sachs-off-20000000-tax-bill/

https://wakeuptothematrix.wordpress.com/2013/02/07/goldman-sachs-finally-acts-to-take-over-the-bank-of-england-mark-carney/

https://wakeuptothematrix.wordpress.com/2013/08/07/governor-of-the-bank-of-england-mark-carney-shows-whos-boss/

Just remember the famous quote by Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws!”

I found it quite funny today hearing the news that the National Audit Office are now saying that the Government (Vince Cabal Cable) under sold Royal Mail so much that British taxpayers lost hundreds of millions of pounds.  In setting the price for the sell off, Vince Cabal Cable sort advice from the investment bank Lazard, who received £1.5 million for its advice. Also with their snouts in the sell off trough were UBS, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Merrill Lynch, with total the total fees coming to about £12.7 million.

Anyway, back to the Mails article. We are re-publishing it here, just in case it vanishes into the black hole of truth censorship.

How the vampire squid is controlling our lives: They helped cause the crash. Then profited from it. Now, from the Bank of England to the Fed, ex-Goldman Sachs chiefs are pulling the levers of power.

By ALEX BRUMMER

Amid the recent management shake-up at the top  of the Bank of England, as  it was dragged into the investigation of the alleged fixing of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign-exchange markets, one crucial appointment went almost unnoticed.

While public attention was understandably focused on an Egyptian-born mother of twins becoming only the second female deputy governor of the bank, the far more influential appointment was that of economist Ben Broadbent.

As the new deputy governor for monetary policy, he is now the predominant voice on the future direction of interest rates.

Ben Broadbent, the Bank of England's new deputy governor for monetary policy

 

His work will have a huge effect on the lives of the British people, for he will have a key role in deciding when the record five years of super-low mortgage rates will end — a decision that will inevitably lead to home-owners facing considerably bigger monthly bills.

But there is one crucial fact that should concern us about the Cambridge and Harvard-educated Broadbent: he spent a decade during the boom-and-bust years as the senior economist at the global headquarters of the investment bank Goldman Sachs.

He joins an elite few who hold senior positions in the world’s most powerful central banks — from London to New York, Frankfurt and beyond — and all of whom come from this one company, which was controversially described by Rolling Stone magazine as ‘a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money’.

The fact that so many alumni of the world’s most profitable — as well as most ruthless and cunning — investment bank wield such a level of influence in these central banks is nothing short of remarkable.

Because Goldman Sachs is an institution that, as I will explain, not only helped cause the financial crisis in 2008, but also profited from it — hugely enriching its own staff while leaving a trail of chaos for taxpayers to clear up.

Do we really want one of the most controversial financial institutions on the planet, which was eventually fined a record £343 million for shamelessly misleading investors during the crisis, to have so many of its ex-staff holding the levers of power in the City of London?

What makes the choice of Broadbent an issue of major public concern is that his period at Goldman saw the New York investment firm deeply embroiled in some of the most shocking financial scandals of  recent years.

First, there was the crisis triggered by the sub-prime mortgage disaster, when vast quantities of loans were made by U.S. banks to homeowners who could never pay them back.

This reached disaster point in 2007-8, once the loans had been sold on by banks and institutions around the world — by which time they had been packaged up as financial instruments or ‘derivatives’ so complicated that no one could tell how toxic they were.

Goldman Sachs played a key part in inventing these poisonous derivatives, which were a major factor in triggering the financial crisis.

But even more morally offensive was that once people finally began to realise how dangerous these derivatives were, Goldman Sachs started making money by speculating in the market that they would collapse in value.

So not only did the bank help create the crisis, it also profited from it.

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It was the same Goldman Sachs that, during the financial crisis in 2008, when, like all financial institutions, its shares were falling, accepted a $10 billion bailout from the U.S. government.

Handily, many of its former staff — such as Hank Paulson, who was then U.S. Treasury Secretary — happened to be in key posts in the government when the decision was made.

Then there is the fact that Goldman Sachs reportedly arranged with the Right-wing Greek government to present the national accounts in the best possible light so that Greece could join the Eurozone in 2001. The bank was subsequently involved in elaborate schemes that masked the true horror of the country’s public debt crisis, which saw Greece having to be bailed out by the EU and left in economic ruins.

Despite this, Goldman bosses were able to pick up $111 million in bonuses soon afterwards, which were understandably branded an outrage as they were awarded during the worst recession for 80 years — one that had mainly been caused by irresponsible bank behaviour.

'A vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money' - Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone

‘A vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money’ – Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone

 

Influence in high places, though, did not stop Goldman from being heavily fined by the Wall Street regulator, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), in 2010 for selling dodgy complex securities, based on sub-prime mortgages, to clients including the hapless Royal Bank of Scotland.

What makes the behaviour of Goldman Sachs so shameless is the arrogance with which it has sought to protect its reputation and the claims its bosses like to make for  its integrity.

The group’s chairman and chief executive, the smiling and fast-talking former trader Lloyd Blankfein, stunned everyone last year when he offensively boasted — amid Goldman’s return to fat profits — that the bank was doing ‘God’s work’.

Perhaps it is this arrogance that enables former Goldman executives, such as Ben Broadbent at the Bank of England, to rise ineffably to the very top jobs in international finance.

With the approval of Chancellor George Osborne, 49-year-old Broadbent was plucked from his relatively obscure role as an external member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee and promoted over the head of the Old Lady’s best and brightest internal prospects.

His elevation to the top economic role at Britain’s central bank means he will now be making the crucial interest rate, inflation and growth forecasts for the Bank’s quarterly Inflation Report — on which key decisions are made that affect millions of people.

Broadbent’s promotion must have seemed the most natural thing in the world to the Bank of England’s Canadian governor Mark Carney.

Carney, after all, is himself an Old Goldmanite and a member of the most exclusive club in world economic policy-making — much more influential than David Cameron’s kitchen cabinet of Old Etonians.

Carney spent the largest stretch of his career — from 1990 to 2003 — working for Goldman Sachs in Tokyo, New York and London.

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney spent the longest stretch of his career working at Goldman Sachs

The chairman of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, arguably the most powerful figure in European finance, is another former Goldman Sachs banker

Alumni: Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, left, spent the longest stretch of his career working at Goldman Sachs. The chairman of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi is another former Goldman Sachs banker

 

The choice of Goldman bankers for senior roles at the Bank of England  is a novel development for an institution that has always frowned on any suggestions of dual loyalty or conflicts of interest.

When Gordon Brown was Chancellor (from 1997 to 2007), he steadfastly refused to appoint the person many regarded as the most talented economist of his generation, Gavyn Davies, as governor of the Bank of England.

Brown feared a political backlash because of Davies’s role as the millionaire chief global economist at Goldman Sachs, and the fact that his wife, Sue Nye, was a special assistant to the Chancellor.

However, despite 13 years in a variety of roles at Goldman, and a successful stint as governor of the Bank of Canada, Carney was given not only the Bank of England role but also the job of chairman of the Financial Stability Board.

This is the body established by the G20 committee of rich and emerging market nations to try to reform global banking — including the rapacious bonus culture — in the aftermath of the 2007-9 credit crunch.

Indeed, Old Goldmanites seem to be everywhere. When Broadbent and Carney meet fellow central bankers, there will be a number of familiar faces around the table.

The Goldman Sachs booth at the NYSE: The banks culture of ever-more complex securities and trades was at the core of the financial crisis

The Goldman Sachs booth at the NYSE: The banks culture of ever-more complex securities and trades was at the core of the financial crisis

The chairman of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, who is credited with rescuing Euroland from total implosion with his promise to do ‘whatever it takes’ to save the euro, is another former Goldman Sachs banker.

Arguably, he is the most powerful figure in European finance, having forced Euroland interest rates down to rock-bottom levels and bought the government bonds of Europe’s struggling ‘Club Med’ economies before exchanging them for cash.

He is now trying to tackle Europe’s near-bankrupt banking system.

In the U.S., there is the amiable Bill Dudley, the former head of U.S. economics at Goldman, who is now president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the operating arm of America’s central bank.

Goldman boss Lloyd Blankfein once explained to me that one of the advantages of paying Goldman Sachs’s bankers so lavishly — they sit at the top of the bankers’ pay league — was that the ‘partners’ can retire young and very rich, and then go off to jobs in the public service.

There is, however, a deeply disturbing paradox in the fact that Goldman bankers are now effectively running the world’s monetary system.

The Goldman culture of creating ever-more complex securities and trades, coupled with absurdly high pay and bonuses as incentives for the bank’s workforce, were at the very core of the financial crisis that brought the world to the brink of economic collapse and led to a long period of painful austerity.

None of these former Goldman economists and executives, who are now the overlords of the global economy, seems to have predicted the fact that the world was sitting on a financial time-bomb.

It seems very strange that when there are so many talented economic thinkers, Nobel prize winners and lifelong central bankers to be called upon, it is nearly always Goldmanites that carry off the plum jobs.

Allowing such a cultish group to control the levers of global finance shows, I would suggest, a worrying lack of imagination and judgment by the ruling class of politicians that appointed them.

The concentration of such huge economic power in the hands of a small cabal of economists and financiers, drawn from such a narrow pool of interests, is deeply unhealthy.

However honourable the motives of this group, there remains a fear that when the next crisis comes — as it inevitably will — their concern to protect their cronies in the banking world will take precedence over their responsibility to look after the long-suffering public.

Read the original article here.

Nigella Lawson. Grillo Sisters Are Cleared Of Fraud.

Nigella Lawson 3Ouch, that must have been painful for Nigella Lawson, a real kick in the Fanny Cradocks.

What started out as a straightforward fraud case, turned into a chance for Saatchi to stick the knife into his ex-wife, slightly more effectively than tweaking her nose in public.

I’m no fan of Baghdad born Saatchi, who along with his brother Maurice, steered Thatcher to three election victories, during which time Nigellas dad, Nigel was Chancellor of the Exchequer. I’m also no fan of the simpering Nigella, so often described in the media as a chef. She is no chef, she is a posh bird who can cook a bit and make suggestive gestures out of almost any kitchen activity.

What to me this story encapsulates is the arrogance of these people. By taking the Grillo sisters to court , it really didn’t occur to her that she would be digging a big hole for her squeaky clean image to plummet into, and the best bit is she is now acting like the injured party. Or is she? Could it be that Saatchi forced her hand when the credit card bills where uncovered? Anyway, to be honest, I don’t care, she and her ex lost, end of.

While the rest of us are struggling to make ends meet, let alone cook her erotic recipes, I’m sure she will come out of this smelling lovely. Hey, it’s Christmas, why not get a gift set of Charlie?

I wonder if they are going to repackage her book?

Nigella book 2

Still they could launch a new line of cleaning products:

“Ladies, looking for a product that will uncover all of those hidden stains on your character?

Try new Grillo!

Grillo

BRITISH GAS BOSS SAM LAIDLAW WHO HAS SEEN PAY RISE 36% IN LINE WITH BILLS

Sam Laidlaw

How’s it going out there? Nights starting to draw in, clocks going back soon, chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Starting to feel a bit chilly in the evenings? Good, because you won’t be able to afford to turn the heating on, so just die slowly of hypothermia and reduce the surplus population.

The very smart man pictured above is Sam, shame it wasn’t Sid really. To be more precise, his name is William Samuel Hugh Laidlaw, son of Sir Christopher Laidlaw (1922-2010), former Chairman of BP. Quite why he calls himself Sam is none of my business, perhaps Willy doesn’t have  the right gravitas. Guess where Willy was educated, got it in one, Eton. then onto Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Hang on a minute, isn’t that the same college that Ken Clarke and Peter Goldsmith attended? Yes, but not at the same time. Anyway, Willy, sorry, Sam is CEO of Centrica, or British Gas to you and me, who have just announced another shameful price hike of 9.2%.

He will of course blame it on global prices, and needing to invest in infrastructure blah de blah, but fail to mention his £2.35 million salary, an increase of 36% on his 2008 salary. Oh, and the £2.35 million is basic, with bonuses it comes to a grotesque £4.97 million according to the Mail. But here’s the killer punch, during 2011, Mr Laidlaw received heating discounts worth almost £700 from Centrica – more than half the average family bill.

It doesn’t have to be like this people, you have the power to change it, or sit back and watch granny die, your choice.

As we are fast approaching the festive season, here is a little Christmas Carol for you Sam.

  • “At this festive season of the year, Mr Scrooge, … it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in want of common necessaries; hundreds of thousands are in want of common comforts, sir.”
    “Are there no prisons?”
    “Plenty of prisons…”
    “And the Union workhouses.” demanded Scrooge. “Are they still in operation?”
    “Both very busy, sir…”
    “Those who are badly off must go there.”
    “Many can’t go there; and many would rather die.”
    “If they would rather die,” said Scrooge, “they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”

Sweet dreams Sam,

Laidlaw Scrooge

Prince Philip, Back To His Normal Insulting Self.

PhilWell, Philip Battenberg / Mountbatten / Windsor, is back, hoorah. Yes the 92 year old Duke was out and about today taking the micky out of less fortunate, mainly younger pensioners who have to use zimmer frames. Well they don’t have access to the same elixir of life he does do they. Phil2

You have to admire the old Duke, he has a great sense of humour, here’s one he told today. There was this little girl in a football like game and the Duke asked if they get bonus points for knocking her off of the ball. LOLHRH. Not as many bonus points as you get for taking out a Mercedes in a Tunnel, that’s for sure. (allegedly)

Cameron Plugs Panasonic, But Doesn’t Buy Tesco’s Value Bread

Cameron Bread

Sorry, It’s not really a Freephone call, but it will get you to number 10

You’ve got to love the old Murdoch hack Nick Ferrari, he manages to trap even the most hardened politician like a black widow spider, although to be fair, with Cameron it’s a bit of an unfair contest.

Today on LBC 97.3, Ferrari managed to extract from the PM that he doesn’t buy Tesco’s value bread, uses a Panasonic Bread maker, and the interesting snippet for me was that that his daughter got a sticker stuck up her nose. We can exclusively reveal that the sticker said “If found please return to 10 Downing Street”, well you know how prone he is to leaving things behind.

Not only did Dave not know how much Tesco’s bread cost, but he got in a great plug for Panasonic, and Cotswold crunch’ flour, at £4.38 a bag. In fact he loves the Panasonic bread maker, it takes 10 seconds to put the ingredients in and makes all types of bread. Not exactly a great sales pitch, but if a Tory toff can use it, anyone can.

Now, I’ve got to be honest here, I don’t buy value white bread either, I use a Morphy Richards bread maker which was a fiver at a boot fair, and ASDA bread flour which costs 80p a bag, and it tastes great. If Morphy Richards want to send me a new one, I’ll happily accept the bribe, but it got me thinking, is there any connection between Cameron and Panasonic?

Well, it turns out that there is. You see, “Call me Dave” visited Japan in 2012, and a deal was struck for Panasonic to invest in the UK, here is the article from chpa.co.uk

“Japanese electronics giant Panasonic is to set up a fuel cell research and development center in Cardiff as part of a £2 million investment. The announcement comes as part of a tour of Japan by British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Panasonic had previously announced in July 2011 that it was to locate its first European Fuel Cell Development Office in Langen, Germany. It is unclear whether the new facility, which the Welsh Government has also agreed to provide funding for, is a relocation of the planned Langen office or a supplement to it. Panasonic’s work in fuel cells focuses primarily on micro combined heat and power systems (micro-CHP), which it has successfully commercialised under the Ene-Farm brand in Japan. The Langen office was announced with the aim of developing fuel cell micro-CHP for the European market; it would be logical to assume the Cardiff office will serve the same purpose”

I bet Merkel is furious, she love a bit of fresh bread, I wonder if Dave came away with a few freebies?

Jonathon Ross Crisis, Producer Suzi Aplin Axed

rossNot that I really care much, but I see Ross has axed Chris Evans former lover Suzi Aplin. Ouch I did a bit of a tabloid thing there by mentioning  egomaniac Chris Evens, just to get his name in the article. Actually, Evans and Ross are quite similar, well of the same era anyway, both are egomaniacs, but at least Evans has talent.

Anyway, back to poor old Suzi, if she is feeling a little down at the moment, don’t worry, it’s not your fault. The drop in viewing figures has nothing to do with the production side of the un-watchable program, trust me.

FRACKtured Future – Ian R Crane. Why Fracking Is About Money At Any Cost.

Ian R CraneIn December 2012, the UK Government lifted the moratorium on the process known as Hydraulic Fracturing (FRACKING), pronouncing that the UK would be at the ‘heart of the Shale Gas revolution’.

Ian R Crane worked in the Oilfield Services Industry for 20 years (1979-98). Today he is on a mission; a mission to ensure that the British public are made aware of the abomination that is about to be unleashed on their ‘Green & Pleasant Land’. Ian exposes who is really behind the rush by Cameron to exploit Shale gas in the UK, and how the true risks are being covered up.

Warning, this is a long presentation but you really need to watch and share it with as many people as possible as it exposes not only the risks to us all, but the globalist connections and why puppet Dave is prepared to risk your health and safety for his masters. Some interesting stuff on ex BP Edmund John Philip Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, FRS, FREng as well.

Thanks to VicB who brought this to my attention, and Kyle Parr who saved me the bother of uploading it.

List Of Participants Bilderberg 2013

the biggest secret

So the Bilderberg website is listing this years lucky attendees. Not bad for a meeting that officially didn’t exist a few years back.

Good to see Ken Clarke and Peter Mandelson there as usual, along with George Osbourne and Ed Balls (I thought they were on different sides). Queen, sorry, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, and of course dear old Henry Kissinger still going strong. A sprinkling of big pharma, and bankers, including of course, Evans, J. Michael from Goldman Sachs.

You don’t think they are planning something do you?

Current list of Participants

Status 3 June 2013

Chairman

FRA Castries, Henri de Chairman and CEO, AXA Group
DEU Achleitner, Paul M. Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank AG
DEU Ackermann, Josef Chairman of the Board, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd
GBR Agius, Marcus Former Chairman, Barclays plc
GBR Alexander, Helen Chairman, UBM plc
USA Altman, Roger C. Executive Chairman, Evercore Partners
FIN Apunen, Matti Director, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA
USA Athey, Susan Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business
TUR Aydıntaşbaş, Aslı Columnist, Milliyet Newspaper
TUR Babacan, Ali Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs
GBR Balls, Edward M. Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
PRT Balsemão, Francisco Pinto Chairman and CEO, IMPRESA
FRA Barré, Nicolas Managing Editor, Les Echos
INT Barroso, José M. Durão President, European Commission
FRA Baverez, Nicolas Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
FRA Bavinchove, Olivier de Commander, Eurocorps
GBR Bell, John Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford
ITA Bernabè, Franco Chairman and CEO, Telecom Italia S.p.A.
USA Bezos, Jeff Founder and CEO, Amazon.com
SWE Bildt, Carl Minister for Foreign Affairs
SWE Borg, Anders Minister for Finance
NLD Boxmeer, Jean François van Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Heineken N.V.
NOR Brandtzæg, Svein Richard President and CEO, Norsk Hydro ASA
AUT Bronner, Oscar Publisher, Der Standard Medienwelt
GBR Carrington, Peter Former Honorary Chairman, Bilderberg Meetings
ESP Cebrián, Juan Luis Executive Chairman, Grupo PRISA
CAN Clark, W. Edmund President and CEO, TD Bank Group
GBR Clarke, Kenneth Member of Parliament
DNK Corydon, Bjarne Minister of Finance
GBR Cowper-Coles, Sherard Business Development Director, International, BAE Systems plc
ITA Cucchiani, Enrico Tommaso CEO, Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
BEL Davignon, Etienne Minister of State; Former Chairman, Bilderberg Meetings
GBR Davis, Ian Senior Partner Emeritus, McKinsey & Company
NLD Dijkgraaf, Robbert H. Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study
TUR Dinçer, Haluk President, Retail and Insurance Group, Sabancı Holding A.S.
GBR Dudley, Robert Group Chief Executive, BP plc
USA Eberstadt, Nicholas N. Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute
NOR Eide, Espen Barth Minister of Foreign Affairs
SWE Ekholm, Börje President and CEO, Investor AB
DEU Enders, Thomas CEO, EADS
USA Evans, J. Michael Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs & Co.
DNK Federspiel, Ulrik Executive Vice President, Haldor Topsøe A/S
USA Feldstein, Martin S. Professor of Economics, Harvard University; President Emeritus, NBER
FRA Fillon, François Former Prime Minister
USA Fishman, Mark C. President, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
GBR Flint, Douglas J. Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc
IRL Gallagher, Paul Senior Counsel
USA Geithner, Timothy F. Former Secretary of the Treasury
USA Gfoeller, Michael Political Consultant
USA Graham, Donald E. Chairman and CEO, The Washington Post Company
DEU Grillo, Ulrich CEO, Grillo-Werke AG
ITA Gruber, Lilli Journalist – Anchorwoman, La 7 TV
ESP Guindos, Luis de Minister of Economy and Competitiveness
GBR Gulliver, Stuart  Group Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings plc
CHE Gutzwiller, Felix Member of the Swiss Council of States
NLD Halberstadt, Victor Professor of Economics, Leiden University; Former Honorary Secretary  General of Bilderberg Meetings
FIN Heinonen, Olli Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
GBR Henry, Simon CFO, Royal Dutch Shell plc
FRA Hermelin, Paul Chairman and CEO, Capgemini Group
ESP Isla, Pablo Chairman and CEO, Inditex Group
USA Jacobs, Kenneth M. Chairman and CEO, Lazard
USA Johnson, James A. Chairman, Johnson Capital Partners
CHE Jordan, Thomas J. Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
USA Jordan, Jr., Vernon E. Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC
USA Kaplan, Robert D. Chief Geopolitical Analyst, Stratfor
USA Karp, Alex Founder and CEO, Palantir Technologies
GBR Kerr, John Independent Member, House of Lords
USA Kissinger, Henry A. Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.
USA Kleinfeld, Klaus Chairman and CEO, Alcoa
NLD Knot, Klaas H.W. President, De Nederlandsche Bank
TUR Koç, Mustafa V. Chairman, Koç Holding A.S.
DEU Koch, Roland CEO, Bilfinger SE
USA Kravis, Henry R. Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
USA Kravis, Marie-Josée Senior Fellow and Vice Chair, Hudson Institute
CHE Kudelski, André Chairman and CEO, Kudelski Group
GRC Kyriacopoulos, Ulysses Chairman, S&B Industrial Minerals S.A.
INT Lagarde, Christine Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
DEU Lauk, Kurt J. Chairman of the Economic Council to the CDU, Berlin
USA Lessig, Lawrence Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School; Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
BEL Leysen, Thomas Chairman of the Board of Directors, KBC Group
DEU Lindner, Christian Party Leader, Free Democratic Party (FDP NRW)
SWE Löfven, Stefan Party Leader, Social Democratic Party (SAP)
DEU Löscher, Peter President and CEO, Siemens AG
GBR Mandelson, Peter Chairman, Global Counsel; Chairman, Lazard International 
USA Mathews, Jessica T. President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
CAN McKenna, Frank Chair, Brookfield Asset Management
GBR Micklethwait, John Editor-in-Chief, The Economist
FRA Montbrial, Thierry de President, French Institute for International Relations
ITA Monti, Mario Former Prime Minister
USA Mundie, Craig J. Senior Advisor to the CEO, Microsoft Corporation
ITA Nagel, Alberto CEO, Mediobanca
NLD Netherlands, H.R.H. Princess Beatrix of The
USA Ng, Andrew Y. Co-Founder, Coursera
FIN Ollila, Jorma Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell, plc
GBR Omand, David Visiting Professor, King’s College London
GBR Osborne, George Chancellor of the Exchequer
USA Ottolenghi, Emanuele Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
TUR Özel, Soli Senior Lecturer, Kadir Has University; Columnist, Habertürk Newspaper
GRC Papahelas, Alexis Executive Editor, Kathimerini Newspaper
TUR Pavey, Şafak Member of Parliament (CHP)
FRA Pécresse, Valérie Member of Parliament (UMP)
USA Perle, Richard N. Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
USA Petraeus, David H. General, U.S. Army (Retired)
PRT Portas, Paulo Minister of State and Foreign Affairs
CAN Prichard, J. Robert S. Chair, Torys LLP
INT Reding, Viviane Vice President and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, European Commission
CAN Reisman, Heather M. CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.
FRA Rey, Hélène Professor of Economics, London Business School
GBR Robertson, Simon Partner, Robertson Robey Associates LLP; Deputy Chairman, HSBC Holdings
ITA Rocca, Gianfelice Chairman,Techint Group
POL Rostowski, Jacek Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister
USA Rubin, Robert E. Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Secretary of the Treasury
NLD Rutte, Mark Prime Minister
AUT Schieder, Andreas State Secretary of Finance
USA Schmidt, Eric E. Executive Chairman, Google Inc.
AUT Scholten, Rudolf Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG
PRT Seguro, António José Secretary General, Socialist Party
FRA Senard, Jean-Dominique CEO, Michelin Group
NOR Skogen Lund, Kristin Director General, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise
USA Slaughter, Anne-Marie Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
IRL Sutherland, Peter D. Chairman, Goldman Sachs International
GBR Taylor, Martin Former Chairman, Syngenta AG
INT Thiam, Tidjane Group CEO, Prudential plc
USA Thiel, Peter A. President, Thiel Capital
USA Thompson, Craig B. President and CEO, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
DNK Topsøe, Jakob Haldor Partner, AMBROX Capital A/S
FIN Urpilainen, Jutta Minister of Finance
CHE Vasella, Daniel L. Honorary Chairman, Novartis AG
GBR Voser, Peter R. CEO, Royal Dutch Shell plc
CAN Wall, Brad Premier of Saskatchewan
SWE Wallenberg, Jacob Chairman, Investor AB
USA Warsh, Kevin Distinguished Visiting Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University
CAN Weston, Galen G. Executive Chairman, Loblaw Companies Limited
GBR Williams of Crosby, Shirley Member, House of Lords
GBR Wolf, Martin H. Chief Economics Commentator, The Financial Times
USA Wolfensohn, James D. Chairman and CEO, Wolfensohn and Company
GBR Wright, David Vice Chairman, Barclays plc
INT Zoellick, Robert B. Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

The Alternative Truth Movement is Growing. Well Done Spivey And The Rest.

spivey toonI sometimes find it staggering that we get as many views as we do. I don’t in truth spend nearly as much time posting on here as I should, mainly because I’m working on other projects, but since we closed Piereport-news it’s nice to have a place to come and rant now and again.

Anyway, for a little free wordpress site, that has a few posts a week, and some historic stuff from P-R-N with all of the pictures missing, the fact that anyone visits us shows that there is a real waking up happening.

Now Chris Spivey and me (I’m sure that isn’t grammatically correct, but “I” sounds so poncy)  haven’t always seen eye to eye, in fact one of the best compliments he has paid me was calling me an “old git” and referring to my humble musings as “the gutter press”, but I do read his blog daily, and if for whatever reason you don’t, then get yourself over to SPIVEY sharpish. Spivey tell it as it is. There is no hidden agenda, or need to be the biggest blog in the UK, although he probably is. He doesn’t get involved in rubbishing other sites, but simply takes apart the spun MSM news stories, usually from the Mail, & presents the real story behind the headlines.

Sometimes he will publish articles written by a third party, which happened today.

I won’t try to steal his thunder by sticking it on here, but you really read what Ruth Smiles has to say. She is speaking for a growing number of genuine people who realise what a farce we are living in.

http://www.chrisspivey.co.uk/?p=11901

Tory Police Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld Hikes Expenses 6,000%

Anthony StansfeldIn my somewhat irregular feature “Let Them Eat Cake”, I was interested to read today that Anthony Stansfeld, Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley has worked a nice little number with his travel expenses. I would think “call me Dave” is so proud.

David Cameron’s local crime tsar has been accused of setting up a sham office in a ‘cynical scam’ that increased his travel expenses by 6,000 per cent, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

Anthony Stansfeld, the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley, could not claim for the cost of the 45-minute drive from his home to the force’s headquarters every morning.

He changed his main office to a single room in a police station just four miles from his house.

It meant Mr Stansfeld could then receive expenses for every journey he made to the police HQ, after briefly checking in at the smaller office.

In the first few weeks after the move he clocked up over 1,000 miles and was paid more than £450 of public money – a 6,181 per cent rise on the £7 he received the previous month.

And in a further twist, Mr Stansfeld has now become the first PCC to appoint a chauffeur to ferry him back and forth to work.

It means his mileage claims have ceased but it will cost taxpayers at least £20,000 a year for him to be driven around in an Audi.

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HMRC Let Goldman Sachs Off £20,000,000 Tax Bill

Bank of englandIf ever you wanted proof of who is in charge, this story just about gives it to you on a plate.

This country, and most of the world have been taken over by the globalist bankers, of which Goldman Sachs is the “big daddy”
They write the rules and plot lines, the puppet governments act out the fake scenarios to deliver the bankers exactly what they want.
If you don’t pay your taxes, you end up in prison, but the globalist bankers Goldman Sachs, when chased by HMRC, just said “fuck off”, and HMRC said OK, fair enough.

And the best bit is HMRC’s top tax official at the time, Dave Hartnett, warned colleagues that pursuing Goldman Sachs for the outstanding money risked ‘major embarrassment to the Chancellor, HMRC, the LBS (a division of HMRC), you and me’.

After being accused of lying to MPs last year, Harnett stepped down from HMRC with a £1.7million pension and now works for HSBC as an adviser on honesty.

Do you know why these creatures get away with this? Because we let them. Come on people, we are living under a control system designed to drive us into the ground, while the few at the top cream off your rightful wealth. This has to be turned around before it’s too late. While your grand mother dies of hypothermia, the elite sit there devising more evil ways to steal every last penny.

We all have the power to change this. If each person reading this just helped to wake up two other people, and they did the same, and so on, to the real truth it would be game over for them. You owe it to humanity to do your bit to break up this evil control system.

Just to remind you by the way, that the new Governor of the Bank Of England is ex Goldman Sachs man Mark Carney.

They own you, your family, your home, every dam thing you do, watch listen to or say is manipulated by them. Isn’t it great living in a free country!

Here is the article in the Mail.

Goldman Sachs ‘was let off £20m tax bill when it signed up to Government’s flagship scheme to prevent embarrassing Osborne’

Globalist Funeral For Margaret Thatcher

It makes you proud to be British. Nobody can organise a send off like our globalist masters, and like everything they engineer, we foot the bill.

Today’s Funeral for Margaret Thatcher was a master piece of Pomp and Circumcision, (sorry Benjamin, that was a cheap dig) Pomp and Ceremony. Timed to the second, the worlds great and good turned up to pay their respects to the grocers daughter from Grantham. And in true Thatcher style, it was the plebs who weren’t allowed to attend who paid for it. Now I don’t mean to be nasty here, but if she was held in such high esteem by this lot, why didn’t they have a whip round and foot the bill between them?

That always makes me smile when I hear “the grocers daughter ” bit. The media usually forget to mention that Alf Roberts was alderman and Mayor of Grantham , obviously a local Councillor, and on all accounts a bit of a naughty boy when it comes to the ladies. (Source) He was also a part-time Justice of the Peace, president of the Chamber of Trade, President of Rotary, a director of the Grantham Building Society, a director of the Trustee Savings Bank, chairman of the local National Savings Movement, a governor of the local boys and girls grammar schools and chairman of the Workers’ Educational Association. With his fingers in many pies so to speak, old Alf wasn’t exactly just a grocer.

So, Thatcher, is gone. She played her role well, so I thought it would be nice to share some of the memorable images of the day.

Benjamin  Netanyahu and Henry Kissinger

Benjamin Netanyahu and Henry Kissinger

Nice to see Leon Brittan still out and about.

Nice to see Leon Brittan still out and about.

Bernard Ingham. Wow, what can I say about the eye brows.

Bernard Ingham. Wow, what can I say about the eye brows.

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Spivey spots Lean Brittan in the crowd

Spivey spots Lean Brittan in the crowd.

Prince William Tries To Kiss Little Girl – OMG

What the hell is this all about? And for that matter who the hell does Prince William think he is, apart from a future King of course.

williamI just find it astonishing how these people think they can get away with this sort of behaviour! Prince William out and about with Princess Goldsmith thinks it’s OK to molest a small child in public. When I saw this on the news, I’m sure I heard him say, “do you want a kiss” before lunging at Shona Ritchie, a four-year-old Glaswegian. He then proceeds to grab hold of the child and try to plant a Royal smacker on her

Shona, a girl of impeccible taste rightly rebuffed Williams advances, and good on her.

Haven’t you been reading the papers recently? You’re not the Pope laddie, you can’t just go up to children in the street and start grabbing  and slobbering all over them. Whatever next?

I’m sure her mum had no real objection at all, but it made me laugh.

William, a descendant of Vlad The Impaler, looking like he's going for the girls throat!

William, a descendant of Vlad The Impaler, looking like he’s going for the girls throat!

Queen Gets Over 16 % Pay Rise. How’s The Recession For You?

Why so happy?

Why so happy?

How’s it going out there? Are your pips hurting yet? You bet your sweet life they are because this whole economic disaster we are living through was designed to bring us to our knees.

So it’s with no surprise that my blood (not blue) is boiling when I read that Elizabeth Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, aka Mrs Philip Battenberg, aka Elizabeth Windsor, aka Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, is set for a pay rise, up from £31,000,000 to £36,100,000.

Hang on a sec, if I remember how to do this, anyone got a calculator?

So we divide 100 by 31,000,000

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Which gives us

Calc2

Then multiply by 36,100,000

calc3

That’s 16.45161290322580645161290322581 %. Let’s not be finicky about it, rounded down it’s 16.45%.

Is it me or is something very wrong here? Decent hard working people are freezing to death in their beds, while the Royals get 16.45%. Look, I’m sorry to break it to you people, but she has a personal wealth far in excess of anything you or I could imagine, and the details of it are kept from us by law.

The whole system stinks, and what do we do, rush out and buy flags to wave whenever she appears within spitting distance.

Wake up to the stupidity of it. This is wrong, wrong, wrong, and it has to change.

Queen gets a pay rise after receiving another £5million of taxpayers’ money for official duties

Old Dog, Single Mum, Nadine Dorries Persecuted Like A Suffragette.

Oh dear, that headline doesn’t quite read right. Old dog and single mum are excuses she has made for being the center of an embarrassing expenses probe, and not descriptive in any way. To liken herself to Emily Davison is outragious. I wonder what scam Emily was planning as she threw herself under the horse?

Good story though, have a  look at it here.

Nadine Dorries accused the MPs’ expenses watchdog of sexism today as she likened her plight to the persecution of the suffragettes. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) announced last week that it was investigating the MP for Mid-Bedfordshire over alleged irregularities in her travel and accommodation expenses.

In a blog post today, Ms Dorries, hinted that the investigation was part of a politically motivated smear campaign following her recent appearance on I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

She also claimed that her complex living arrangements were a result of her being a “single mum and lone carer of a family and a dog”, and cited the ordeal of Emily Davison, the suffragette who threw herself in front of the King’s horse during the 1913 Derby.

Part-time judges granted a £2bn pension payday… by fellow judges.

"Is that girl wearing Harmony Hair Spray?"

“Is that girl wearing Harmony Hair Spray?”

They say that these people at the top of the food chain are so arrogant and out of touch,  that they simply don’t realise the anger building in the country.

I think I’ll start a new “Let them eat cake” section of this little blog.

I’ve just read this in the Mail today, online of course, I wouldn’t pay good money for the 98% tat they publish.

“More than 8,000 sitting and thousands more retired part-time judges will be entitled to a public-sector pension for the first time after the decision by Supreme Court judges”

The sheer greed of theses people is simply astonishing. Firstly, they haven’t paid into the pot,  it’s the plebs like you and me who will end up paying. Secondly they (the part time ones) get paid upwards of £800 per day to cast their saintly verdict over the rest of us, and now they have spent eight years, and god knows how much money for the right to a public sector pension, they haven’t paid into. I wonder how your local bin man feels about that, no I don’t, bin men work for the private sector don’t they.

(Please note, the term “bin men” is a generic, historic  reference to anyone who collects your refuse, it is not intended to discriminate against any gender or sexual orientation)

What makes the whole story more infuriating, is Cherie Booth QC, you remember her, she’s the one married to St Blair of Lynton who for some reason converted to Catholicism a few years back, is in the frame for the payout. The Mail strangely quotes the following: ” Among the beneficiaries will be Cherie Booth QC and millionaire Tory MP Stephen Phillips QC.”  That almost implies that Chezza isn’t a multi-millionaire, which of course she is. How many of us can buy our kids an exclusive London town house, for cash? Although I have to say, I was surprised when I read that about the town house, I really thought hubbies preference was for cottages.

There is an answer of course, let’s all get together and say, “No, you’re not getting the pension”, we seem to forget that they are working for us!

Anyway, enough of my twisted bile, here is the Mails article.

By ROBERT VERKAIK

PUBLISHED: 02:13, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:13, 17 February 2013

Taxpayers will have to pay a massive £2 billion to thousands of part-time judges after Ministers lost a seven-year court battle to stop them claiming the right to a pension.

More than 8,000 sitting and thousands more retired part-time judges will be entitled to a public-sector pension for the first time after the decision by Supreme Court judges.

Among the beneficiaries will be Cherie Booth QC and millionaire Tory MP Stephen Phillips QC.

But none of the lawyers, many of whom have earned millions of pounds in legal aid, will have to contribute to their ‘free’ pension – meaning the Treasury must find extra cash to settle the bill while at the same time cutting pay and pensions across the rest of the public sector.

MPs, public-sector workers and taxpayer groups last night condemned the decision.

Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming described the pensions payments as paying ‘silly’ money to lawyers, adding: ‘It strikes me that there is a conflict of interest if judges are sitting in judgment about the amount of money in their own pensions.’

Matthew Sinclair, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance pressure group, said: ‘This judgment will cost taxpayers a huge amount of money at a time when they can least  afford it.’

Harry Fletcher, assistant general secretary of the probation union Napo, added: ‘Everyone else who draws a pension has paid into the relevant pot and the same should apply to part-time judges.

‘It’s clearly not fair if someone can draw a pension when they’ve not contributed to it.’

Until now part-time judges, who are paid up to £800 a day, were excluded from the Government’s generous pension deals reserved for full-time members of the judiciary.

A typical final-salary pension for a part-time judge who has served 25 years will be worth about £125,000 – or £5,000 a year over 25 years.