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3 January 2011

Second Debt Crisis In European Markets

European Debt Markets Face Second Credit Crisis

European debt markets could be hit by a second credit crisis within months as fears grow over the huge volume of new bonds that must be sold by governments and banks in 2011.

Banks alone must refinance about 400bn (343bn) of debt in the first half of the year, but add in the more than 500bn European governments must replace over the same period, as well as further hundreds of billions of euros of mortgage-backed debt

read full story:European Debt Markets Face Second Credit Crisis

We were a bit slow off the mark when we reported on this one at The Daily Stirrer on New Year's Day, only a few days ahead of the news breaking in mainstream media instead of weeks or months as we usually manage to be.

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Dumbing Down Has Destroyed Respect For Academics

Academic inflation is as dangerous to any country as its financial equivalent. When university degrees no longer represent a genuine assessment of a graduates abilities, the whole intellectual currency is debased. In Britain, as we report today, this insidious process has reached an unacceptable level. A far higher proportion of graduates is being awarded first-class degrees and upper seconds than was ...

read full story, Grade Inflation: Academia Has Lost It's Integrity

A story based on the latest official education statistics (and as usual we recommend you be wary of all statistics) proves something The Daily Stirrer and other common sense driven members of the new media corps have been telling the world for some time. Government's obsession with using statistics to prove educational standards are rising is just a front to cover up the politicisation of the academic community. It starts in primary school and goes right through to higher education.

One of the main drivers of grade inflation in the adademic world is money. Constantly improving results are required for schools, colleges and universities, particularly all the University of Usedtobeapoly establishments that have sprung up everywhere, to secure their funding from government coffers.

With respect for teachers and the politically correct curriculum they are forced to teach at an all time low and idiotic rules preventing the imposition of discipline and order in the classroom pupils are just not learning. Thus they are arriving at University with excellent qualifications on paper but in need of remedial educatiuon in basic numeracy and literacy.

Politics has no place in education but to the left everything is politics and the left has been allowed to hi - jack the education.

system.

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31 December 2010 - 1 Jan 2011
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30 December 2010

Jay Griffiths, The Guardian : Indonesia's Slow Genocide
"I have a hit list in my hand. Fifteen people are threatened with assassination because they speak out for freedom and democracy, against a massacre. One of them, in a list of civilians including church ministers, youth leaders, legislators and an anthropologist, is a friend of mine. The hit list is compiled by Kopassus, the Indonesian army's notorious special forces unit, responsible for vicious human rights abuses in ...
by Ed Butt Oo-er, I remember, do I not, quite recently one Barack Hussein Obama, President of the Entire Universe and Everything Else Besides, Messiah of Hope and Change, a man whose skin colour renders him incapable of being less than perfect in any way praising Indonesia, the world's largest Islamic nation as a beacon of democracy and human rights. Obviously in Obie's view human rights includes the right to carry out ethnic cleansing campaigns...

Perhaps I'm being unbfair to the world's greatest humn being ever. Perhaps he only believes Muslim governments are acting in the interests of democracy and human rights when they embark on ethnic cleansing campaigns. His whole foreign policy seemes to be based on felching Muslim and African tyrantS.

Now I wonder why that might be? Any ideas anyone?

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The Man Who Invented Global Warming
James Delingpole: Im in Ireland this week and am not yet sure how close Ill be to the internet. So to tide you over just in case here is a fascinating essay from Ishmael2009 (not his real name) on Sir Crispin Tickell is one of the chief architects of Man Made Global Warmings towering cathedral of half truths, exaggeration, hysteria and Neo-Malthusian lunacy. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you ...

Global Warming No Laughing Matter
Geoffery Lean: We know it as laughing gas, but it is getting beyond a joke. Nitrous oxide is reckoned to be the third most important greenhouse gas contributing to global warming after carbon dioxide and methane. And now startling new evidence of an overlooked source of it has just been published by by US scientists providing further confirmation that climate scientists and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have paid too little attention to other causes of climate change besides C02

by Profanicus Maximus:
The Daily Stirrer has always agreed that climate changes poses a lot of problems for the short term and long term future, which rather makes fools of those infantile science worshippers who have called us 'climate deniers'. We have however always said that to reduce this vastly complex issue and the even more vastly complex processes at work in the atmosphere that conrol the planet's various climates to one (fairly insignifican) factor, a small increase measured in parts per million in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a reductionist approach that not only totally fails to understand the problem but also reveals those gobshites who love to call themselves 'scientists' to be semi - autistic, OCD suffering cretins whose minds run on railway tracks.

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all our Climate Change posts:

Feel The BurnA featured poem from the "Earth Strikes Back" edition of Poetry Life and Times in which I give an interview on the poetry of protest. Updated after the Max Planck Institute criticized the carbon driven AGW lobby the poem looks at the tangible effects of climate change. We need to stop pndering to science and start finding practical solutions.

Instead Of Building Hideous New Houses
Nicky Haslam bemoans the habit of abandoning attractive, characterful old buildings that could be renovated in favour of new build monstrosities. He's right. And that's without even mentioning the environmental damage caused in making cement, bricks and other construction materials.

Millions To Live Past 100
The Guardian : Ministers say people should prepare to spend more than a third of their lives in retirement due to the "staggering" rise in life expectancy. In the first official projection of its kind, the Department for Work and Pensions today forecasts that almost a fifth of Britons will celebrate their 100th birthday [...] The statistics show that there are 1.3 million 51 to 65 year-olds who are likely to ...

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29 December 2010

After a well earned break and a dearth of news that we can comment on we are back

The Swine Flu Scam revisited

As the swine flu pandemic that did not happen last year refuses to happen again this year the fear and panic industry has gone into overdrive over a handful of serious cases of flu that might or might not be the notoriously elusive H1N1 variant.

Like Ponzi schemes, health scares resurface with amazing regularity.

Remember how last year the government and their buddies the Pharmaceutical industry tried to spread fear and panic by telling us Swine Flu was coming and it would be worse than the Black Plague.

And it did not come.

A few people were quite seriously ill with a new variant of the Influenza virus but to call the number of serious cases a pandemic was like alling a smelly fart a weapon of mass destruction.

Bureaucrats never ease up in their efforts to make us all so fearful and dependent we will never again question authority and governments, having invested millions is buying stocks of vaccine (that did not work against the Swine Flu variant) and on public information campaigns that failed to scare us all into running off and getting the vaccine are now trying to save face and recoup some of their investment by spreading fear and panic again.

And the leftie scumbags of mainstream media are helping them.

One story featured on BBC and ITN North West News linked one person is Blackburn who was seriously ill with flu (because it was initially misdiagnosed as a heavy cold) with the fact that over 500 people had been treated by Blackburn Royal Hospital over the Christmas weekend. The suggestion was that all five hundred had turned up complaining of Swine Flu.

A bit of digging by The Daily Stirrer revealed that the majority of the 500 had been treated for snow and ice related injuries and the effects of over indulgence. In fact no more people than usual for the time of year had turned up with flu symptoms and most of those were found to be suffering nothing worse than heavy colds.

Our source, a healthcare professional at Blackburn Hospital obviously cannot be named.

But here, from a story in The Guardian is the view of another healthcare professional in a different part of the country:

Flu Outbreak Has Not Peaked
... Dr Winter, a consultant in intensive care medicine at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham, said there were empty critical care beds in the network that his hospital belonged to, which covers Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Burton-on-Trent. "I wouldn't over-egg this," he added. "Swine flu is just another form of seasonal flu, and we usually get 3,000 deaths a year from seasonal flu. Swine flu is just one of the three strains [of flu] circulating." ...
read full storyWinter Flu Outbreak Has Not Peaked

So that puts the scare stories into perspective a bit. Keep calm and carry on.

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21 December 2010

We have decided that as the weather is stopping anything interesting from happening we will suspend normal Daily Stirrer operations until after New Year and bring you the daftest story of the day. The normally staid Daily Telegraph has come over all News-of-the-Worldy todasy so we start with this.

Accountant Found In Bed With His Chinese Mistress And Surrounded By Cash
A former accountant who turned his home into a brothel was caught in the act when police swooped and found him naked in bed with his Chinese mistress surrounded by cash.


Check out our sister publication Boggart Blog for some much needed humour. Here's a good place to start.

20 December 2010

Things have been a but disrupted by the weather but we're back.

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18 December 2010

Green Energy Will Send Domestic Bills Sky High
from The Daily Telegraph
Chris Huhne, the Energy Secretary, will outline government plans today to encourage energy companies to develop low-carbon power plants, including nuclear power stations and wind farms.

Energy analysts say the Coalition's plans will put Britain on course for a "high cost, low carbon" electricity market where consumers pay the price for environmentally friendly generating technology.

Energy companies say that the shift will require them to invest more than 200 billion in new power stations and networks over the next 20 years.

According to uSwitch, the price comparison website, funding that investment will cost households ...

Green Energy Will Raise Energy Bills By 500 a year

Xavier Connolly Comments: We told you so. And what compounds the stupidity of politicians and the mendacity of scientists is they are going to impose these costs on already hard pressed taxpayers for the sake of an experiment that has failed catastrophically in the two developed nations to have implemented it. Spain and Denmark both committed to green power. Spain is now bankrupt, patrially because of the idiotic subsidies paid to operators of sustainable energy schemes even when those plants are not generating and both Spain and Denmark are being shafted on the price of eklectricity imported from France's nuclear power industry and Germany's coal fired plants.

And did anyone notice how windless it was during the recent two week cold snap.I may be an engineer but I am so bored of explaining the shortcomings of wind generators I am justy not going to do it again. Green wankers will say, "Ah but the wind does not affect solar. No it doesn't. But this is Britain. Generating worthwhile amounts of power from sunshine is a non starter.

Solar power may be a great idea in the Sahara but no fucker lives there do they?

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100,000 Jobs Will Be Lost Over Christmas
by Ian R. Thorpe

The coalitions deficit reduction plans will cause local authorities, police forces and other public services to cut 100,000 jobd by early next year, it was claimed. Councils must have their austerity budgets in place by March 31 but are required to give 90 days notice of job cuts, meaning posts to be cut in April must be announced before New Years Day.

It is believed 140 councils have not yet presented their full plans for deficit reduction measures, meaning the news could be broken to workers over the Christmas holidays, news reports are suggesting.

Deep cuts to public service budgets to be announced this week along with the approaching end of the financial year are likely to result in further job losses as the year goes on. There are some signs of recovery in the private sector but nothing of the scale that could soak up the job losses in the public sector. read detailed report on public service jobs cuts in The Guardian

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********************************** Energy Bills more than 500 a year on top of the current total average energy bill of 1,157. Mr Huhne's officials dispute that figure and insist that the direct costs of specific government policies will be much lower. A new consultation will push energy companies into investing billions of pounds in technology, costs that companies say will be passed on to consumers. A new tax could be levied on fossil fuels such as coal and gas, making them more expensive relative to low-carbon sources of energy such as nuclear and wind power. Mr Huhne will tell MPs that the reforms will wean Britain off imported gas, and curb inevitable price rises, meaning household bills will ultimately be lower than they would have been otherwise. Writing in the Business section of The Daily Telegraph today, Mr Huhne hails his plans as the most far-reaching reform of the electricity market since privatisation in the 1980s. "These reforms can unlock private investment on an unprecedented scale, and ensure that we undergo the low-carbon electricity revolution at the lowest possible cost to consumers," he writes. David Porter, chief executive of the Association of Electricity Producers, said ministers and companies needed to be honest and admit that the shift towards low-carbon generation would cost households more. "The huge cost of doing this will push up customers' bills. Everyone involved has to be candid about that," Mr Porter said. "Companies have got to invest a lot of money and that will find its way to people's bills, although every effort will be made to minimise that." According to the website Energyhelpline.com, the average household is facing record winter fuel bills of around 630 because of recent energy price rises and the early arrival of winter. Low income families were dealt another blow when heating grants were suspended. The 345 million budget has been quickly eaten up because of the cold snap. Under European Union targets, Britain is obliged to increase the share of energy from renewable sources from 3 per cent to 15 per cent.Today, Mr Huhne will signal moves towards taxing energy firms on the carbon dioxide they emit by burning fossil fuels such as coal and gas. Creating a "floor price" for carbon is intended to assure investors that costly new nuclear power stations which produce little carbon will be profitable over the coming decades. But energy companies are likely to pass on the increased cost of carbon to customers. "The Government and the industry will want to be sure that bills don't rise by any more than they have to, so the cost-effectiveness of whatever changes are made will be vitally important," Mr Porter said. He added that consumers will not easily accept Mr Huhne's argument that his measures will mean price rises are smaller than might otherwise have been the case. He said: Thats going to be a very hard sell, because for many consumers, all they are going to notice is that their bills are going up. To encourage investors to put money into wind and wave farms, Mr Huhne will announce a guaranteed price for electricity. He will also announce a capacity payment to generators, giving them money for maintaining power stations that are not generating electricity. The measure is meant to ensure back-up generating capacity to deal with surges in demand like the recent cold snap. Many of Mr Huhnes fellow Lib Dems oppose nuclear power and he has insisted that there will be no specific subsidy for new nuclear plants, which each cost around 4 billion to build. But the carbon price may be seen as a disguised subsidy for existing nuclear plants, since it will allow their owners to sell electricity much more cheaply than power produced by fossil fuel plants. The Department of Energy and Climate Change said last night that electricity prices would rise, but insisted that the Coalition plans would deliver the best deal for consumers. A spokesman said: If we dont reform the market now well all pay more than we need to in the long run, and risk not having the low carbon and secure supply we need.

16 December 2010

Green Energy Will Send Domestic Bills Sky High
from The Daily Telegraph
Chris Huhne, the Energy Secretary, will outline government plans today to encourage energy companies to develop low-carbon power plants, including nuclear power stations and wind farms.

Energy analysts say the Coalition's plans will put Britain on course for a "high cost, low carbon" electricity market where consumers pay the price for environmentally friendly generating technology.

Energy companies say that the shift will require them to invest more than 200 billion in new power stations and networks over the next 20 years.

According to uSwitch, the price comparison website, funding that investment will cost households ...

Green Energy Will Raise Energy Bills By 500 a year

Xavier Connolly Comments: We told you so. And what compounds the stupidity of politicians and the mendacity of scientists is they are going to impose these costs on already hard pressed taxpayers for the sake of an experiment that has failed catastrophically in the two developed nations to have implemented it. Spain and Denmark both committed to green power. Spain is now bankrupt, patrially because of the idiotic subsidies paid to operators of sustainable energy schemes even when those plants are not generating and both Spain and Denmark are being shafted on the price of eklectricity imported from France's nuclear power industry and Germany's coal fired plants.

And did anyone notice how windless it was during the recent two week cold snap.I may be an engineer but I am so bored of explaining the shortcomings of wind generators I am justy not going to do it again. Green wankers will say, "Ah but the wind does not affect solar. No it doesn't. But this is Britain. Generating worthwhile amounts of power from sunshine is a non starter.

Solar power may be a great idea in the Sahara but no fucker lives there do they?

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100,000 Jobs Will Be Lost Over Christmas
by Ian R. Thorpe

The coalitions deficit reduction plans will cause local authorities, police forces and other public services to cut 100,000 jobd by early next year, it was claimed. Councils must have their austerity budgets in place by March 31 but are required to give 90 days notice of job cuts, meaning posts to be cut in April must be announced before New Years Day.

It is believed 140 councils have not yet presented their full plans for deficit reduction measures, meaning the news could be broken to workers over the Christmas holidays, news reports are suggesting.

Deep cuts to public service budgets to be announced this week along with the approaching end of the financial year are likely to result in further job losses as the year goes on. There are some signs of recovery in the private sector but nothing of the scale that could soak up the job losses in the public sector. read detailed report on public service jobs cuts in The Guardian

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********************************** Energy Bills more than 500 a year on top of the current total average energy bill of 1,157. Mr Huhne's officials dispute that figure and insist that the direct costs of specific government policies will be much lower. A new consultation will push energy companies into investing billions of pounds in technology, costs that companies say will be passed on to consumers. A new tax could be levied on fossil fuels such as coal and gas, making them more expensive relative to low-carbon sources of energy such as nuclear and wind power. Mr Huhne will tell MPs that the reforms will wean Britain off imported gas, and curb inevitable price rises, meaning household bills will ultimately be lower than they would have been otherwise. Writing in the Business section of The Daily Telegraph today, Mr Huhne hails his plans as the most far-reaching reform of the electricity market since privatisation in the 1980s. "These reforms can unlock private investment on an unprecedented scale, and ensure that we undergo the low-carbon electricity revolution at the lowest possible cost to consumers," he writes. David Porter, chief executive of the Association of Electricity Producers, said ministers and companies needed to be honest and admit that the shift towards low-carbon generation would cost households more. "The huge cost of doing this will push up customers' bills. Everyone involved has to be candid about that," Mr Porter said. "Companies have got to invest a lot of money and that will find its way to people's bills, although every effort will be made to minimise that." According to the website Energyhelpline.com, the average household is facing record winter fuel bills of around 630 because of recent energy price rises and the early arrival of winter. Low income families were dealt another blow when heating grants were suspended. The 345 million budget has been quickly eaten up because of the cold snap. Under European Union targets, Britain is obliged to increase the share of energy from renewable sources from 3 per cent to 15 per cent.Today, Mr Huhne will signal moves towards taxing energy firms on the carbon dioxide they emit by burning fossil fuels such as coal and gas. Creating a "floor price" for carbon is intended to assure investors that costly new nuclear power stations which produce little carbon will be profitable over the coming decades. But energy companies are likely to pass on the increased cost of carbon to customers. "The Government and the industry will want to be sure that bills don't rise by any more than they have to, so the cost-effectiveness of whatever changes are made will be vitally important," Mr Porter said. He added that consumers will not easily accept Mr Huhne's argument that his measures will mean price rises are smaller than might otherwise have been the case. He said: Thats going to be a very hard sell, because for many consumers, all they are going to notice is that their bills are going up. To encourage investors to put money into wind and wave farms, Mr Huhne will announce a guaranteed price for electricity. He will also announce a capacity payment to generators, giving them money for maintaining power stations that are not generating electricity. The measure is meant to ensure back-up generating capacity to deal with surges in demand like the recent cold snap. Many of Mr Huhnes fellow Lib Dems oppose nuclear power and he has insisted that there will be no specific subsidy for new nuclear plants, which each cost around 4 billion to build. But the carbon price may be seen as a disguised subsidy for existing nuclear plants, since it will allow their owners to sell electricity much more cheaply than power produced by fossil fuel plants. The Department of Energy and Climate Change said last night that electricity prices would rise, but insisted that the Coalition plans would deliver the best deal for consumers. A spokesman said: If we dont reform the market now well all pay more than we need to in the long run, and risk not having the low carbon and secure supply we need.

15 December 2010

UK Unemployment Up Again
Unemployment in the UK increased by 35,000 in the three months to October to 2.5 million, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. It was first time that the jobless measure has risen for six months.

The increase pushed the unemployment rate up to 7.9%, a higher rate than analysts had expected. However, the number of people claiming the Jobseeker's Allowance in November fell fractionally, by 1,200 to 1.46 million, the ONS said. The pound dropped half a cent on the news, to $1.573. The data could also heighten the policy dilemma for the Bank of England, coming only a day after figures showed consumer price inflation had risen
UK Unemployment Rises

The important point to not here is that while we see unemployment rising the numbers claiming unemployment benefit has fallen.
What this means is more people are exhausting their two years jobseekers allowance and are being thrown on the income support scrapheap. This disguises the true unemployment figure which is just to horrifying to publish.

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Voyager Breaks Free Of Solar System After 35 Years
Voyager 1, the most distant spacecraft from Earth, has reached a new milestone in its quest to leave the Solar System. Now 17.4bn km (10.8bn miles) from home, the veteran probe has detected a distinct change in the flow of particles that surround it.

These particles, which emanate from the Sun, are no longer travelling outwards but are moving sideways. It means Voyager must be very close to making the jump to interstellar space - the space between the stars. Edward Stone, the Voyager project scientist, lauded the explorer and the fascinating science it continues to return 33 years after launch. "When Voyager was launched, the space age was ...

read full story: After 35 Years Voyager Set To Leave Solar System

So these guys are excited because an old tin can that has been floatuing through space for 35 years is about to leave our solar system. It takes light seconds to travel from the sun to the edge of the solar system and light from the nearest star takes over 100 years to get here. And these people are asking for research grants so they can investigate ways of sending expeditions manned by humans to explore the stars.

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Cunts.

14 December 2010

Today's and Comment
Government Spending Cuts Hit NHS
from BBC News:
Government spending plans will test the NHS and social services in England to the limit, according to a report by the Commons Health Select Committee.
The MPs say the plans assume efficiency savings on a scale never before seen in the NHS, or in other countries. Steven Dorrell, who chairs the committee, said the NHS had to save 4% a year for four years - a "huge ask". But Liberal Democrat Health Minister Paul Burstow said NHS staff were already making savings NHS Stretched By Cuts
John de Roe says: This story looks shocking at first glance and the decicit spending addicts of Labour and the left of the Liberal Democrats are wringing their hands and predicting public services Armageeddon as the evil Tories and their Lib Dem lackey lay waste to the welfare state. Look a tad more closely however and you see the outcry about cuts to front line services is because managers responsible for making budget reductions are protecting their own bureaucratic empires.

Instead of saving the jobs of nurses, junior doctors and medical technicians they are saving the non jobs of bean counters, paper shufflers and box tickers.

If the coalition are serious about saving the NHS and preserving the usually excellent levels of clinical care priovided they will make sure the administartive and bureaucratic non jobs bear the brunt of cuts and next they will boot out all the pseudo-science, the psychotherapists, counsellors, the anti smoking officers, and alcolhol awareness advisers, the five a day nazis and all the rest of the people who make a nice living out of giving us advice that is neither wanted nor needed.

I don't have a lot of confidence in the coalition's chances of success but at least they are making the right noises unlike the previous loot who threw mountains of money at the health and education systems and manasged to make both worse instead of better.

American Concerns About British Muslims

US concerns that the UK was struggling to cope with home-grown extremism have been revealed in new Wikileaks cables.

One cable said the British government made "little progress" in engaging with the UK's Muslim community after the 7 July 2005 terror attacks in London.

The communication was delivered to Washington from the American embassy in London in August 2006.

The cable said tensions continued, with some British Muslims blaming UK foreign policy for inciting extremism.

US concerns about British Muslim Extremists

Ed Butt says: Americans are concerned? Do they think we're not concerned?

For thirteen years we had a government that pandered to Muslim extremists and allowed the civil service to be infiltrated and hijacked by stupid, politically correct lefties who think history began at the Summer of Love in 1967 and that appeasement works. They have failed to enforce immigration laws, given in to unreasonable demands and accused anybody who queied their Islamophiliac policies of racism.

Only yesterday we saw lefties demanding an American extremists preacher, Pastor Terry Jones, be banned from entering Britain. Make no mistake, Jones is a nasty piece of work but the same lefties kicked up a right old fuss when people said equally odious Muslim preachers whose message was a far more direct incitement to extremists to commit atrocities against western communities.

But as we have said before there's no bigger hypocrite than a leftie hypocrite.

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1000 Primary Schools Fail Tests Teo different takes on this story.
1000 Primary Schools Fail Tests.
One in 12 primary schools faces possible closure or take-over after failing to hit new Government targets in English and maths.

Primaries fail basic standards - The Guardian
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12 December 2010

Wikileaks Suffers Its Own Leaks
Wikileaks is facing questions over its finances as lawyers for its alleged main source, Pte Bradley Manning, said they had not seen a penny of tens of thousands of dollars raised by the site to help pay for his defence and promised to them three months ago ...

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Two explosions rocked the busy shopping street of Drottninggatan among the afternoon crowds. A Swedish news agency said it had received messages about 10 minutes before the blasts in Arabic and Swedish, warning of unspecified action. The email warning, 10 minutes before the bombs, protested about the countrys presence in Afghanistan, where it has a force of 500 soldiers, mainly in the north of the country. Stockholm Bombs Were Terror Attack: The Guardian.

Afghan Attack Kills NATO Soldiers Six Nato service personnel were killed today in an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan, the international alliance said in a statement. Nato did not give further details, in keeping with a policy of waiting for the alliance's individual countries to identify their casualties. Fighting has increased in southern Afghanistan as a surge of US troops poured into Helmand and Kandahar provinces this year in an attempt to push the Taliban out of their traditional strongholds. More than 670 international troops have been killed so far this year, well above the 502 killed in the whole of 2009.


11 December 2010
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10 December 2010
Today's News and Comment

We Are United Says Cable After Higher Education Tuition Fees Issue Splits Lib Dems


by Xavier Connolly
from BBC News:

Vince Cable has said the Lib Dems are "united" despite Thursday's rebellion over the rise in student tuition fees in England.
The business secretary, who drew up the plans to raise the maximum fee level to 9,000, told the BBC the coalition would be "stronger for the experience".
The government's majority was slashed as 21 Lib Dem MPs voted against the plans and five abstained.

read full story:We Are United Says Vince Cable

more on this topic: Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg said there would be "no rancour" over the revolt ...

Tuition Fees Protests - The Guardian
Tuition Fees Vote - End Of The Beginning For Coalition Government

The tuition fees row is being hailed by blinkered lefties as the end of the coalition. It is nothing of the kind of course, it is the beginning of the period in which the Liberal Democrats will grow up and show that they understand the difference between being in government with all the responsibility that brings along with the impossible task of trying to please everybody all the time and the realisation that the real world is not a nice place and cannot be made so by the passing of well intentioned resolutions.

The left of the party will not be able to accept this of course, they are driven by ideology. Such people will drift off into the political wilderness or into the Labour Party which will eventually take them to the same place.

Those Liberal Democrats who clenched their teeth and voted for the increase in University tuition fees however have learned an important lesson in politics.

The position regarding tuition fees is thus: Under the Labour government from 1997 to 2010 and the Conservative governments of John Major and Margaret Thatcher there was such a rapid expansion of the higher education industry (it can be described no other way now as Universities are run for profit by empire builders and bureaucrats) that the number of places in University education far exceeds the number of degree level graduates society can use.

Last time one of our team mentioned this very important detail somebody smugly commented that education is not only about preparation for the workplace. Indeed it is not, but it is not the people who are prepared to face the reality that the financial burden of putting almost half of all school leavers through three years on a production line in a degree factory, building and maintaining the places where they must study and paying people to teach them, run the administrative functions, clean the premises and carry out all the ancillary tasks is too great for the economy to bear.

This is the reality behind the increase in tuition fees. The policy is hopelessly wrong and muddleheaded. Universities in the eyes of too many in the higher education industry have become a sanctum sanctorum of the religion of higher education. There is no reason why local colleges, Huddersfield, Crewe, Bolton for example, should become universities and award their own degrees. This upgrade to university status is really more about egos than education. There is talk of a University of East Lancashire that would incorporate the colleges of Blackburn, Burnley, Accrington, Rossendale and Pendle. Such a move might be good for the egos of senior staff but would do a disservice to the area.

In the current system the academies serve as sixth form college, offer foundation courses in vocational studies, provide facilities for learning as a recreational activity and offer degree courses by distance learning for degrees issued by Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester Universities. Many of the people who benefit from that are mature students with families, people who do not want to get away from home for a three year booze and shagfest.

Though past retirement age I still lecture part time to degree level engineering students at a college some miles away. When colleagues from the main faculty visit they often remark how much more committed the students are than those who are on their grant funded three year holiday.

With clear thinking from members of the coalition government this fiasco can be turned into something good. We need to stop upgrading local colleges to third rate universities and support degree courses in local colleges where people can live at home while studying for degrees from first rate universities or more appropriate vocational qualifications for their planned career. Meanwhile the recreational learners continue to be served.

The commenter I mentioned was quite right to say that education is not about preparing for the workplace but entirely wrong in defending the current university system because those degree factories are precisely where education has been reduced from a noble pursuit to a tawdry commercial activity.

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Annuity Rip Off Will Continue Say Insurers


by John de Roe

from Daily Telegraph:

Some of Britains biggest insurers including Pearl, Scottish Mutual, and Legal & General are dragging their feet on rule changes announced by the Chancellor in June, intended to give older savers more choice about how to enjoy their pensions. George Osborne promised to scrap rules which forced savers to transfer at least three quarters of their pension savings to an insurance company before the General Election and honoured that commitment in his Emergency Budget.

This introduced interim measures, easing the old requirement that savers had to buy an annuity or guaranteed income for life before ...
read full story:Insurers Hang On To Pensioners Cash

The pensions scam was one of the main reasons I left my job in banking at the age of 52 for a position in local government. I retire next year and fortunately have a final salary pension from both those careers to rely on. The private pensions industry was always a fraud. In return for a tax break on contributions people had to contract to hand over all their savings to an insurance firm at an appointed time. They would then receive interest on the "pension pot" until both they and their joint beneficiary (if any) died. At that point the capital in the annuity scheme did not revert to the investors estate but passed to the annuity provider.

Nice work if you can get it.

When I first joined the staff of Williams Deacons bank in the mid 1960s insurance salesmen were referred to as graveyard bookies. The kind of life policies and endowments sold them were, it was said, simply a bet that the insured's life would continue until contributions and interest were greater than the sum payable on death.

If that was so then the annuity business is a graveyard casino. The game is loaded in favour of the house and those who gamble against it cannot hope to win, only to stay in the game as long as possible. Here's how it works: The investor saves all their life to build up capital. On maturity the capital with interest must be used to purchase an annuity. From here on the investor gets interest but cannot touch the capital. As mentioned above when the investor or named beneficiary (usually spouse) dies the lump sum is forfeit to the annuity provider. So as long as you survive you are getting some return for the saving built up over a lifetime but only interest. Die shortly after retirement and you lose. Survive to a hundred years old and you can't win. The house wins every time because all you ever get is the interest (less management fees) that is yours anyway.

This was not by any means the worst fraud perpetrated by the banking and finance industry in the wake of Margaret Thatcher's flagship deregulation policy but it was one which alienated many people from the financial services sector. So many people saw through it and decided to keep their money in a savings account or an ISA that we now have the government quaking in terror as the prospective cost of old age.

From the point of view of myself and colleagues of my generation in banking and finance the era of legalised fraud was a betrayal. We were reduced to salesmen with targets to hit. Most had to sell mortgages, pensions, loans, investment plans all of which anyone who understood the industry could see had no chance of delivering the kind of returns being promised.

The worst effect however was the destruction of the trust that existed between the banks and their customers. Financial institutions are so big and so remote now that to staff in their call centres, customers are just disembodied voices to be fobbed off as quickly as possible, if the customer is lucky enough to be connected to a human being and not dealt with entirely by a computer. When a business is so far removed from the reality in which their customers live is it any wonder they are prepared to pay teams of lawyers to find ways of holding on to their graveyard casino business?

Yes, of course they will try to find ways of locking people into annuities. The coalition government's attempt to free the money of pensions savers is laudable but the politicians are seriously deluded if they think they are going to get the better of banks and insurance companies without a long and bitter fight.

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Wikileaks Hacktivists Target UK

by Ed Butt.

The 1,500-strong network of online activists has already sabotaged the websites of MasterCard, Visa and the Swedish government with millions of bogus visits. The attacks, termed Operation Payback, came after the credit card companies and PayPal, an online payment firm, announced that they would no longer process donations to the anti-secrecy organisation. The group of hackers, called Anonymous, said it would target ... read full story Hackers To Target UK

Who the fuck do these people think they are. Anti - secrecy organizations my arse, WikiLeaks are not anti secrecy, they are anti privacy. So far only one of the leaked documents has told us anything we did not know or could not have guessed had anyone cared enough to think about it. Revealing the locations of sensitive locations is an act of supreme irresponsibility of the kind we have come to expect from the self - aggrandizing, shit sucking, skunk felching sumbags involved with Wikileaks. All those installations are now potential targets for terrorists. All those installations have staff. All those staff have families and friends.

Governments have secrets. Corporations have secrets. Private individuals have secrets. Do I want details of my e - mail exchanges with a certain female publicized so that my wife's friends could read them? Does a guy I know, not a close friend but a friend, want his credit card statements revealing his visits to a massage parlour revealed to his employers or family.

Do we really need to be informed that out of the madia spotlight world leaders express unflattering opinions of each other?

For fuck's sake we're grown up aren't we.

The WikiLeaks team and their supporters the "Hacktivists" are not grown ups. They are arrested adolescents who think it is funny to go a step further than posting a picture of their best mate having a wank on Facebook. The leaked documents are a veritable cuntucopia to their imbecile minds.

We should give them thirty minues to take down their sites, cease and desist from doing things that annoy grown ups and FUCK OFF.

If they don't we should kill them.

Sandanista

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9 December 2010

Today's News and Comment

Wikileaks War Waged By Hacktivists (Webbyheads and Pointyheads) by Ed Butt.

from BBC News:
A member of the Anonymous group of hackers, which has been targeting firms it sees as being anti-Wikileaks has said the campaign is not over. Speaking on the BBC's Today programme, Coldblood said that "more and more people are downloading the voluntary botnet tool". This signs them up to a so-called botnet, an army of machines that can then launch attacks. Overnight Visa became the latest victim. Its website experienced problems while Mastercard payments were also disrupted. Both were victims of so-called distributed denial-of-service attacks, which bombard websites with requests until ...
read full story:Wikileaks War Waged By Hacktivists

more on this topic:
Operation Payback - The Daily Telegraph
Credit Card Sites Attacked - The Guardian

Libertarianism is a lifestyle philosophy that demands of those who advocate it a deep sense of responsibility. Webbyheadism is a lifestyle philosophy that demands of those who adopt it minimal skill with information technology, an inflated sense of entitlement and a delusional belief that "because we can," is sufficient justification for any action they undertake no matter how much it harms individuals or businesses. Such people are colloquially known as cunts.

The Daily Stirrer team are libertarians. We believe in personal freedom but know where the line is drawn. The Wikileaks people are a bunch of self aggrandizing twats who have got hold of one of those stupid, acid head notions that the spaced out hippies who were early adopters of the web and now think they invented it Truth: Internetworking technologies were around long before Vint Scurf, Tim Berners Lee, that fuckwit from The Grateful Dead and all the other idiots who cling to the belief that the web will change human nature and transport us all to a digital utopia where everything will be free had bought their first Apple or Commodore PC.

Libertarianism recognizes that people have, among their many human rights, a right to privacy. That goes for politicians too. Our leaders, no matter how much we loathe and detest them, self serving hypocrites that they are, must be able to have private conversations without the fear that a transcript will be posted on the internet. There is no justification for the posting of state documents on public forums as Wikileaks have done. Most of these documents tell us nothing that we did not know or could not guess anyway.

People who believe they can do just what they like when they like regardless of how their actions affect others are not libertarians, they are libertines. The fact that digital technology is involved in their irresponsible self indulgence does not make such behaviour any more acceptable.

This latest action by "supporters of wikileaks" can serve no purpose other than to inconvenience a great number of people. The "hacktivists" as they call themselves are preventing credit card companies and by extension users of credit cards (just about everyone) going about their lawful business in retaliation for those organizations refusing to aid Wilkileaks in the pursuit of their unlawful business.

What we would be interested to know however is how many of the sciencyheads and webbyheads who are now screaming in horror at the action being taken against Wikileaks to prevent further criminal acts were screaming for blood when the Climategate e-mails that so effectively damned the people behind the climate science scam were lawfully distributed after one of the climate scientists had carelessly left them in an directory that could be accessed via the internet?

UK Property Prices Fall

The Daily Stirrer's John De Roe has always warned that the putative recovery in UK house prices was illusory. With real incomes dropping as infaltion which is running at around 5% not the 3% stated in the official figures erodes the value of earnings, job security not improving, entry level prices way beyond the means of most first time buyers and pressure for a rise in interest rates building the news that house prices are on the slide again is no surprise.

What we ought to be speculating about is how far they will eventually fall and how that will affect the futures of those millions of people who were advised to stretch themselves to the limit to buy homes they were promised could "only increase in value."

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8 December 2010
Today's News and Comment

Are We Becoming Internet Lab Rats


Not for the first time the ever Increasing amount of information thrown at us from the internet via computer and smart phone interfaces hasve been identified as the cause of bottlenecks in the brain, preventing any deep thought. This view comes in a new essat from Nicholas Carr, former executive editor of the Harvard Business Review.

Carr's comments will add to the body of evidence that our addiction to technology and the snippets of information it delivers is damaging our ability to apply the power of analytical thought to the tasks and problems we must deal with in life.

Mr Carr told Esquire magazine: Our gadgets have turned us into hi-tech lab rats, mindlessly pressing levers in the hope of receiving a pellet of social or intellectual nourishment.

What makes digital messages all the more compelling is their uncertainty. Theres always the possibility that something important is waiting for us in our inbox [which] overwhelms our knowledge that most online missives are trivial. E mail has turned us into lab rats

Carr's essay equated the addictive nature of internet feeds and e - mail to the methodology used in training lab rats, mice and other creatures to respond to a stimulus in a programmed way by rewarding them with a snack every time they press a button with their nose in response to a certain sound. This may pass for scientific research in some academies but anyone with the least familiarity with the animal world knows the resourcefulness of most animals when there is a snack to be had has little to do with science.

The net, Carr maintains, works in a similar way. The "new message" icon on a device makes a sound or changes colour, the user responds and is rewarded with an information "snack," a joke, greeting from a friend or acquaintance, a bit of celebrity gossip or something affirming our status as a live human creature. It is very reminiscent of Pavlov's Dogs.

One of the most disturbing things about the internet that seems to have escaped the notice of all but old Information Technology pros like myself is that far from freeing information and putting all human knowledge in the public domain where everybody can access it, internet technology (search technology) as it stands now actually make it very easy for search engine operators to control what information people see.

That being the case then surely most thinking individuals can see the problem with the fact that Search Engine lists prioritise in order: that which pays best; that which is most popular; that which is most recent. Relevance and quality hardly get a look in.

Thus the only people who are going to find information of good quality are those who know enough about the subject they are searching to use search criteria that filter out the dross. While the mass are conditioned to demand the instant gratification of impulses the labratisation of humanity will continue.

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Is Aspirin Magic Bullet For Cancer?

In the past few days all media have been running stories og how eeryone should take a daily dose of aspirin tp prevent cancer. The story was fuelled by the usual irrational hysteria, exaggerated claims and hyperbole we have come to expect from health science professionals and those who report and comment on their work in advancing the corporate profits of the pharmaceutical industry.

Now at las we are getting the objective views coming through from people involved in cancer research whose integrity cannot be bought so cheaply.

Aspirin Cancer Magic Bullet by Dr. Karol Sikora for The Daily Telegraph: ... The recent blast of information about the role of aspirin as a cancer preventive raises many issues. Who to give it to, how does it work, what dose, how to prevent side effects and, of course, the bottom line is it worth it? It is difficult to believe that a substance originally found in the bark of the humble willow tree could cause so much heat. I don't take it myself, so I'm hardly going to be evangelical.

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7 December 2010

Today's News and Comment

UK Education Falls Behind Third World


UK schoolchildren today plummeted down a major international league table after being outscored by pupils from countries including Estonia, Lichtenstein and Slovenia.
Teenagers slumped in worldwide rankings comparing standards of reading, mathematics and science in 65 developed nations. Figures published by the respected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development showed the UK fell from ...
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We have written many thousands of words on the derogatory effect the politically corrrect thinking of left wing activists was having in the education system. Pupils, particularly primary school pupils, do not need lessons in tolerance, multi cultural studies and gay lifestyles. What is important for them is to get a good grounding in communicating in their native language, mathematics with emphasis on arithmetic NOT theoretical physics and an introduction to history, geography, music, art, the culture of their homeland and elementary science.

Our education system sems more concerned with turning out unthinking little conformist labour voters than preparing children to go on and lead fulfilling adult lives whether they choose to be astrophysicists or agricultural workers. Both, we must remember, are useful members of society but with predicted food shortages due to over population the gricultural workers will probably be the more important in the future.

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The Pursuit Of Mediocrity by fatsallySATS test, introduced in 1993, were supposed to meaure a pupil's progress through the education system from junior to senior school and ensure every child was fulfilling their potential. Now we see the government constantly lowering standards in order to ensure enough pupils from each school are reaching government imposed targets.
Killing History.The government constantly whines that not enough pulips in their later school years take up sciences. The government itself however is pushing history off the curriculum. So as they strip the nation's young people of a sense who they are and destroy the national culture inthe name of diversity and multiculturalism can they complain if those young people feel alienated and do not wish to contribute positively to the national community.
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Cancun Climate Conference: Gordon Brown Got It Wrong

from The Daily Telegraph:
John Prescott says Gordon Brown made a wrong judgement by trying to force the world into a climate change deal too early.
The former deputy prime minister said the chaos at last years climate change talks in Copenhagen was caused by the then Prime Minister trying to force the world into a deal.

Speaking in his role as special envoy on climate change for the European Council, Lord Prescott said the latest round of talks in Cancun, Mexico are ...
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Climate Change: Green Energy Meltdown .As the climate science fraud and the case it made that carbon emissions were the sole cause of global warming and carbon taxes, trading in carbon allowances green energy technologies that belonged in science fiction novels were the way to power the future and save the planet comes unravelled: as the great green energy experiments of Denmark and Spain leave those nations shivering in the dark as power supplies fail and subsidies to green generators bankrupt national economies we look at the real state of the climate crisis.

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6 December 2010

Today's News and comment

Obama A Bigger Danger To US Security Than Wikileaks Says Robert Gates (The Guardian)
WikiLeaks has yet again flooded the internet with thousands of classified American documents, this time state department cables. More troubling than WikiLeaks' latest revelation of US secrets, however, is the Obama administration's weak, wrong-headed and erratic response. Unfortunately, the adminis>tration has acted consistently with its demonstrated unwillingness to assert and defend ... read full story Wikileaks: Obama A Bigger Danger to U.S. Security

Another view in The Daily Telegraph: Obama Keystone Cops Administration Needs To Get Serious About Wikileaks

The White House strategy so far has been to largely ignore WikiLeaks, and let Hillary Clinton and the State Department handle the fall-out from the debacle. The president hasnt even commented publicly on the release of over a quarter of a million US diplomatic cables, despite the immense damage the leak is doing to American read full story

Obama Keystone Cops Presidency Not Serious About Wikileaks

Once again 'President' Obama is faced with a crisis that potentially threatens his nation and he gives the impression he just can't be arsed with it. Whether it is an environmental disaster such as the Gulf oil spill earlier this year, the real climate crisis threatening much of America (think in terms of H2O rather than CO2) the economic meltdown that shows no signs of abating and will not do so until the Obama administration abandons its loonytoons economic policy of running up vast deficits to fund unemployment payments, pork barrel politics and vote buying and the vanity projects of which the 'President' seems so fond.

How much of a threat the latest WikiLeaks revelations pose we do not know. Obviously to put into the public domain details of strategically sensitive locations give terrorists and those who would harm the United States a lot of helpful information. What use the terrorists are able to make of such information is a lot less certain. The world remembers the horror of 9/11 clearly enough, let us not forget however the latest suicide bomber to try to commit an atrocity by bringing down a fully loaded airliner onto a heavily populated industrial city resulted in the would be bomber setting fire to his own bollocks but doing no further damage.

We cannot rely on the incompetence of their operatives to protect us from the terrorists' destructive intentions however. The American people and the western world look to the leader of the United States, the world's most powerful nation for leadership in negating such threats. That the WikiLeaks scandal was imminent has been public knowledge for several months and yet Barack Hussein Obama, the man who loves to strut the world stage with all the pomp and swagger of an African village tyrant and delude himself he is President of The Entire Universe And Everything Else Besides seems to have no taste for the responsibilities even the relatively lowly jobs of President Of The United States brings to its holder.

I suppose when one is in one's own estimation the only man who can save the planet, worrying about people with no jobs is simply beneath one's dignity. Obama's estimation of himself is propped up by others however. Valerie Jarret, formerly a middle ranked civil servant in the Illinois state government and a long time supporter of Obama and personal friend of his wife Michelle, who was promoted to a senior position for which she is totally unqualified, in the administration recently said of the 'President'; "He has the most brilliant mind of any man I have ever met. Nothing in his life has ever challenged his intellect."

Were that the case one might have expected him to have fixed the leaking oil well in the Gulf in a matter of hours rather than the months it took engineers, solved world poverty, hunger, disease, discovered a viable alternative to carbon based fuels and prevented WikiLeaks revealing state secrets. We at The Daily Stirrer think the case is Obama finds even the most simple tasks challenging so the business of running a huge nation must go so far over his head he is not even aware what is going on.

Barack Hussein Obama's problem is that throughout his life he has never been required to do any of the jobs that were handed to him because of his colour, innate skill at playing the race card and his exploitation of his (largely fictional) antecedents that seem to tick all the politically correct boxes. This every time he has been appointed to a position Barack Hussein Obama has been able to shirk the responsibilities and use his office as a stepping stone towards the next rung on his ascent.

Problem is people who once supported him are starting to notice. Americans have already delivered their verdict in the mid term elections. In Europe people must stop excusing every failure and inadequacy by saying "At least he's not Bush. Not being George W. Bush does not make him a great President or even a mediocre President any more than the colour of his skin does. It simply makes him someone other than George W. Bush. Not being Bush does not preclude being worse than Bush.

Meanwhile Obama cannot repeat his trick of stepping up the ladder to rise above the mess he and the incompetent sycophants with which he surrounds himself have created, leaving somebody else to clean up and put things back in order. Though the shadowy figures who control global finance might dream of a single nation world with one government and one leader, China and India, the emergent economic superpowers, have other ideas.

The Keystone Cops is threatening to turn into "Here Come The Clowns."

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Hidden Fees Help Pensions Rip Off

Savers are losing up to three quarters of their pensions in little-known fees charged by the investment funds that manage their money, a report by senior pension experts warns.

read full story Hidden Fees Cut Pension Payouts

The Daily Stirrer's John De Roe has warned more times than we can remember that the whole of the finance sector is rotten to the core. Whatever you invested in, you asre going to get a lot less back than you were led to expect.

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5 December 2010
Today's News and Comment
Wikileaks and the weather continue to dominate mainstream news but like us you have probably reached the WTF stage with those topics now. Today we take a look at a story that has been confined to the financial pages but should have much greater coverage for what is says about the world we are living in.

The New Gold Rush by Ian R. Thorpe

There is great excitement in financial markets at the moment about the price gold currently trades at, $1400 per ounce. Take this from the Daily Telegraph for example:


Investors and central banks are buying up the yellow metal at unprecedented levels, but will its allure last as fears over the global economy ease?

as gold closes in on a 10th straight year of gains, a debate is raging across the country on whether the longest rally since at least 1920 can last. The price has moved at a pace that would have left even the most ardent of the early diggers breathless. It is up 27pc this year and hit a record high of $1,424 an ounce early in November. Its current US renaissance isn't one that can just be measured on ...

The Gold Rush

While traders are counting the profits they have made from betting on gold and against currencies, particularly the $US and the Euro some people have been paying more attention to the bigger picture and wondering what this new gold rush means for the world economy. The bloated price of billion symbolises primarily a collapse of confidence in the global financial system. That loss of confidence is not hard to understand when banks and investment houses were putting their investors money into unsecured debt derivatives, Ponzi schemes and shares in companies whose only revenue stream came from selling their own shares. The loss of confidence is wider than that however. It is not just savers and investors whose fingers got burned. The business ethic that took hold throughout the 1980 and 90s and lasted until the collapse of 2008 was basically, "promise them the earth, give them a pile of dirt." Governments as well as businesses must shoulder the blame, for three decades they have encouraged business to become more impersonal, more removed from the customer. Business works best when it is personal. The days are long gone when the same person would be manager of the local branch office of a bank for ten or more years and when most of the customers went into their nearest branch regularly and thus knew the manager by sight or to exchange a greeting with in the street. Likewise when we would buy food and be served by a member of the owner's family. Governments and corporate interests have favoured big business over small but those small businesses had a far greater incentive to sere us well and to care about customer satisfaction than a section supervisor in a hyperstore that is part of a multi national chain. How many of us have tried to chase up a late delivery of goods ordered or complain about an item that is faulty or not as advertised only to find ourselves speaking to a customer service clerk in India, Philippines or Brazil whose English is, to say the least, barely adequate for doing business. All of this, and you an add in examples from your own experience I'm sure, has combined to give people the impression that the companies we must do business with, the banks, utility companies, Internet service providers, online and TV shopping channel vendors, the chain stores and franchise restaurants where you seldom see the same staff twice exist not to serve us nor to meet our needs but simply to extract as much money as they can from us for the shoddiest goods, the most offhand levels of service. It is hardly surprising then that people feel uncertain, insecure, that their future is threatened. And when people feel threatened they seek something solid to cling to. In the 1980s and 90s it was property, houses, that was regarded as the failsafe, future proof investment. The old Builiding Society savings mutual (similar to the US Savings and Loan banks) that specialised in mortgages for private homebuyers were said to be "as safe as houses." Unfortunately they were demutualised in the Thatcher government's reforms of the financial system and were quickly swallowed by by the big banks and Insurance giants. With collusion from successive governments the financial institutions that controlled the market in homebuyer finance started the housing bubble. When that failed and stories started to circulate about pension plans and retirement investments that on maturity were worth less than had been paid in over the years, gold although it does not pay any interest started to look attractive. At least so long as the price kept rising money invested in a gold trading fund might keep pace with inflation. That is a very dangerous assumption of course. But what else can people do with their savings? Stuff it under in an old mattress?
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4 December 2010
Today's News and Comment
US Markets Wobbles As Job Figues Hit Market

America's unemployment rate unexpectedly rose last month, delivering a blow to recent optimism that a recovery in the world's biggest economy was finding some momentum.

The increase in the rate to 9.8pc from 9.6pc in October, will do little to comfort the US consumer, whose spending helped power the global economy until the financial crisis.

Overall the US economy created 39,000 jobs in November, the widely watched report from the Labour Department showed, far shy of the 150,000 predicted by economists on Wall Street.

The report, which followed a string of ...
read the full storyUS Job Woes Hit Market
at the Daily Telegraph

John De Roe comments:
America has the same systemic problems as Britain but on a larger scale. Successive political leaders have been secuced by the siren song of scientists, academics and bankers into believing that industrial jobs could safely be exported to low labour cost areas such as the far east and the slack could be taken up by increased economic activity in academic and scientific fields.

This type of unravelled thinking was behind New Labour's promised "knowledge economy" which theorised that we could employ enough University educated Britons in financial services and academic research that the demand from these people for a range of "services" ranging from admin assistants and office cleaners to labourers and lap dancers would employ those not suited to working in the cocooned environment of research establishments or the rat race of financial trading.

Did anybody who had managed to rise to a senior position in an elected government truly believe British or American Universities, reliant as they are on the semi literate output of state education systems hijacked by the politically correct thinking of a crypto - Marxist elite can produce anything the academic communities of India and China are not capable of doing for themselves.

It is worth noting that the economies of Germany and France, two major develoed nations that were prepared to tough it out against accusations of protectionism to preserve their own domestic industries, though finding economic conditions difficult are not in such dire straits as the USA and Britain.

There are signs that the British economy while not recovering is stabilising thanks to the coalition government's willingness to abandon the politically correct pussyfooting around of recent decades and face up to the harsh realities of a world in which western supremacy cannot be taken for granted.

In the USA there is no such reassurance for business as the Obama administration, having already, in less than two years, increased the national debt by $3trillion is now embarked on another round of Quantitative Easing.

This will be more disastrous for the US economy than it's first QE programme because this time nobody is buying US treasury bonds and America's gold reserves have been depleted so the government is printing money with which to purchase its own bonds, a process by which they hope to devalue the dollar and thus reduce in real terms the burden of debt.

Unfortunately China, India, Japan and lesser creditors were ahead of Obie's gang of failed academics, seditionists, suck up artists and perverts. They have ben demanding interest on their US bonds holdings be paid in gold for some time now.

This is why the price of gold on commodity markets has topped $1,400 an ounce while oil is moving rapidly towards the predicted $120 per barrel..

It is not just the gold price that is being inflated by the collapse of the American economy. Oil, Minerals, Grain, Sugar and meat prices are all rocketing in commodity markets. All in all, the world, but mostly America and the third world, will pay a huge price for the folly of those people who allowed themselves to be blinded by the colour of President Obama's skin to the incompetence and ineffectuality of this lightweight ideologue.

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Bond Villain Targets BritainWhile the warmists rant about carbon and the Church of Scienceology Cult rave about climate science. there are threee real and immediate problems facing us that nobody is talking about. These are overpopulation, water shortage and food price inflation. This article deals with food prices, links at the bottom lead to our posts on population and water scarcity.
Burning The PlanetAs the arguments rage on between the Climate Science Wankers lobby and the sceptis, realists and out and out deniers we observe that still nobody who gets media coverage, nobody who is talking sense about climate chaos, carbon based fuels, deforestation or over population is really being heard. Quite simply there are too many of us and we want too much. Who needs science or politics to understand that?
Cancun Climate QuestionsAs the arguments rage on between the Climate Science Wankers lobby and the sceptis, realists and out and out deniers we observe that still nobody who gets media coverage, nobody who is talking sense about climate chaos, carbon based fuels, deforestation or over population is really being heard. Quite simply there are too many of us and we want too much. Who needs science or politics to understand that?
Cotton Price InflationAs the boss of a major UK clothing and fashion retailer warns of the likely impact of rising cotton prices on the cost of clothing John De Roe revisits on of The Daily Stirrer's recurring themes throughout the economic crisis, overpopulation.
When The Cutting BeginsAs the coalition settle into their new jobs and get down to business as usual the words of former chief treasury secretary Liam Byrne, 'There is no money left' reverbrate how will the new team set about reducing the deficit and mountian of debt, creating jobs and sorting out the financial mess left by Labour?
Defending KeynesThe name of a great Englishman, John Maynard Keyes, is being trashed by that jug eared steak of piss and racist hater of all things British Barack Obama in attempts to give the failing Obama administration's loonytoons economics a veneer of sanity. Keynes recommended governments should use publc spending to sustain their economy during periods of recession. He did not say, as Obama's supporters claim he did, that nations already way past the point of bankruptcy should continue with reckless poublic spending projects.
Jobless America - The 99ersThe 99ers are a new social class createdeby the economic recession in the USA. This new demographic, not one the advertizing industry will be interested in are jobless people whose unemployment benefit (job sekers in UK parlance) benefit has run out and thus who have dropped off the unemployment statistics. But even for people who are not 99ers times are hard scross the pond.
Jobless EconomyPoliticians, economists and others with an interest in talking up the economy to get us all spending and taking on debt and mortgage loans again may rave about recovery. With our industrial base so depleted where will the jobs come from that we need to lead a recovery? We need to be creating real jobs in the real world rather than candyfloss jobs in the digital economy of the internet if there is to be recovery.
Magic MoneyNot so long ago politicians and bankers were full of confidence bordering on hubris and they were telling us the good times could go on for ever. So where did it all go wrong. The finance industry blame politicians, politicians blame the finance industry...
Too Many PeopleWith every indication that the breakdown in society and no indications that politicians, police forces or any authority has a clue how to deal with it we propose a starting point.
Don't Call Me A Conspiracy TheoristIt has become the habit of the self styled 'progressive left' to shout conspiracy theorist whenever anybody very reasonably suggests they are being duped by the dark forces of corporate fascism, that their favoured brand of collectivism is not in any way liberal but in fact will lead to an oligarchic tyranny similar to the big brother regime depicted in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty Four and that far from being theoretical, conspiracies are verey real and exercising much more influence on our lives than the unimaginative lefties would ever believe.
Potash Scare Highlights Resource CrisisA bid by Australian mining giant BHP Billiton to buy Potash Corp of Canada draws attention to food price inflation, rising commodity prices in world markets and an impending global food supply crisis. It is not just potash, essential in food production, but other finite resources like oil that corporate giants are bidding to gain control of that should concern us.
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3 December 2010
Britain Going Cashless?
by Xavier Connolly

Last year, for the first time, British shoppers spent more on plastic, credit cards and debit cards than in cash.

Pointy heads are predicting the death of cash of course, just as for decades they have predicted the death of print or the advent of computers that can think for themselves.

The Daily Stirrer sees another trend however as the official figure for cash transactions continues to fall. More economic activity is going on under the radar. It always has been the case in times of high unemplyment and economic hardship and we predict it will go on.

Apart from the obvious advantages of there being no audit trail we predict the dark economy will also be boosted by the increasing frequeny of cases in which the comtempt with which internet operators such as Google and faceook regard our right to personal privacy is demonstrated.

What any of us chooses to spend our hard - earned on is fuck all to do with anybody else.

From cowry shells to contactless payment, the story of how the money system that most of us take for granted developed is varied and fascinating, so here are a few of the landmarks that got us where we stand today.
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Wikileaks Taken Offline Wikileaks website disconnected
by Ed Butt

WikiLeaks.org web address no longer functioning after American internet company pulled the plug on the site.

The only surprising thing about this is it did not happen sooner. Wikileaks founder and alleged rapist Julian 'Lasagne' is an ecomaniacal, self aggrandizing twat whose only purpose in leaking these documents was to make himself the centre of attention for the world's media.

The Daily Stirrer is against state secrecy in matters of public interest, we have always found the diplomatic phrase "it is not in the public interest to disclose this information" means it is very much in the public interest that the public should be able to see what is being concealed.

Lines have to be drawn of course because freedom always comes with responsibility. Invasions of personal privacy are not acceptable, it is not helpful to anything to reveal that David Cameron and Barackl Obama hate each other's guts. So long as they can work together when they have to there is no need for them to be best buddies.

It ought never to be revealed if a transcript is found in which George W Bush referred to Gordon Brown as a one eyed Scottish cocksucker or Brown to Bush by saying "People whose eyebrows meet in the middle don't bother me but Bush's eyes meet in the middle, that is worrying.

Similar remarks to those (which I made up BTW) are part and parcel of proivate conversation. They are not intended for public release. If our every utterance is in future to be placed in the public domain human society will be sterilised and be the poorer for it.

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Wikileaks: Mexico Government Almost Hijacked By Drugs Gangs A Mexican Cabinet minister told U.S. officials late last year that he had a "real concern" that Mexico would lose control of parts of the country to drug traffickers, according to a U.S. State Department cable released on Thursday by WikiLeaks.

Wikileaks: US government and Karazi Ctiticized UK Afghan Effort
The latest US diplomatic documents released by Wikileaks contain harsh criticism of the British military effort in Afghanistan.

Wikileaks Domain Name Removed
The US was today accused of opening up a dramatic new front against WikiLeaks, effectively "killing" its web address just days after Amazon pulled the site from its servers following political pressure.The whistleblowers' website is offline for the third time in a week, in what is likely to be the biggest threat to ...

Cause of Promiscuity is in your genes, not your jeans. Yes, it's the gobsmackingly stupid scientific breakthrough of the week. Live Science reports: Whether your roommate is Samantha Sleeps-Around or Paul the Prude, cut him or her some slack: People's predilections for promiscuity lie partially in their DNA, according to a new study. A particular version of a dopamine receptor gene called DRD4 is linked to people's tendency toward both infidelity and uncommitted one-night stands, the researchers reported Nov. 30 in the online open-access journal PloS One. The same gene has already been linked to alcoholism and gambling addiction, as well as ...

Snot affects sense of Smell
A rose sniffed through a snotty nose may not smell so sweet. Enzymes in mices nasal mucus transform certain scents before the nose can detect them, a new study finds. The results, published December 1 in the Journal of Neuroscience, show that lowly mucus may feature prominently in the sense of smell.

It is completely unexpected that snot would play a potential role in changing how we perceive odors, says neuroscientist ...

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2 December 2010
Today's News and Comment

Disruption threat for three years due to sloar flares


Security minister Baroness Neville-Jones said there "must be some risk" to the electricity network when the sun's activity peaks around 2013 as part of an 11-year cycle. The threat of disruption grows during each cycle due to our increasing reliance on electricity. The National Grid is already undertaking ...

Solar Flares Could Cause Blackouts In UK

The Daily Stirrer reported this several months ago. Onve again we prove that if you want to know the news before it happens you should look at The Daily Stirrer first every day.

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1 December 2010
Today's News

E.U. To Investigate Google Monopoly


from The Guardian:
A tiny British shopping comparison site has triggered an investigation by the European Commission into whether Google is abusing its monopoly position by deliberately lowering rivals' sites in its search results.
The European Commission announced today that it will carry out an investigation into Google's business practices the first such in the world and one certain to be watched with interest.
The case could take years to be decided but could lead to ...
read full story at The GuardianE. U. Monopoly Enquiry Could Harm Google

Ian R Thorpe comments:
Not long ago I was involved in a discussion thread about Google's contemp for user's right to privacy at The Guardan site. One of the pointy - eared scienceheads who patrols those threads and claims he works in medical research (he's probably a lab assistant) started sneering at my concerns, "So you think Google storing details of your searches threatens you, you are obviously one of those paranoid right wingers who doesn't realise there is a copy of every e-mail you ever sent stored on a server somewhere."

it was the kind of idiotic comment we expect from the science worshipping authoritarian left. As a former Information Technology professional I am well aware of how things are stored although I doubt there is a copy of every e-mail I ever sent, I have been online a long time.

My concern is not about Google or any other Search Engine Operator storing details of my searches, nor even using that data to point targetted ads at me (I'm totally ad blind on the web) but that my serches could, were I naive enough to use certain Google sevices, be seen by total strangers and friends alike.

This concern is based purely on principle. I do not visit porn sites or Nazi sites or even sites for ABBA fans. I just happen to think it is damn all to do with anybody else what I search up on the web. And I don't think Google poses any threat to me personally even if I do refer to them asd The Evil Empire. The price comparison site that initiated this complaint however do it on the basis of a point I have raised many times. Google manipulate search results to seve their own business interests. Now when I search something I want information, I hardly do any shopping on line to I am not interested in any of the products whose makers pay Google most for traffic. I am not interested in the most popular page that features a certain keyword nor the most recently updated. I want the most relevant.

And relevance is getting increasingly hard to find on Google.

As for the sciencehead's claim that like all right wingers I'm anti science and therefore not qualified to comment, I'm an anarchist who spent more than 25 years working in Information Technology so I am more qualified to comment than most people, especially some pointy-eared little berk who kills lab rats for a living.

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Portugal Goes Down The Pan
Portugal Faces Latest Eurozone Debt Ordeal
The sale of 500m of 12-month bonds will be held later this morning, just hours after Standard & Poor's ratcheted up the pressure on the Lisbon government by warning that it may cut Portugal's credit rating ...

John De Roe comments:
We told you so. In the wake of last week's bail out of Ireland we warned that Portugal and Spain would not be far behind.

The European Common Market, a trade alliance allowing free movement of goods between member nations was a greatb idea. A Single European superstate wil a common currency a unified tax system and a central government was the perverted brainchild of a power crazed bureaucrat and was only ever supported by clostet Nazi.

It's failure will be painful for all nations in Europe, even those that stayed outside the single currency. The human consequences had it succeeded however would have been unthinkable.


Bank Of England Official Accuses Boss Of Political Bias


Bank Of England Official David Blanchflower Accuses David Blanchflower, a leading economist and former member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, has called on Mervyn King to quit as governor of the Bank of England following leaked US cables that he claims show King's "thirst for power and influence ... has clouded his judgment one too many times".
In his toughest attack on his former colleague to date, Blanchflower seized on revelations that suggest King may have been central in persuading leading coalition figures to back a far more dramatic deficit-reduction programme than any ...
read full reports:
The Guardian: Bank Of England Official Blanchflower Accuses Mervyn King Of Political Bias
The Daily Telegraph: King Urged To Resign After Admitting Concern About Cameron

John De Roe comments:
So a Labour supporting advocate of more economic stimulus, expansion of the public sector and increasing public debt is accusing a colleague of bias in favour of the Conservertives because that colleague slagged off the two top boys on the Tory front benches. Right. That seems to prove what The Daily Stirrer has always said about Labour supporters. They're insane.

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Retailers Piss Off Grey Pound Spenders

Retailers risk repelling some of their wealthiest customers with excessive and poorly-designed packaging which older people find difficult to open or use, the charity Age UK claims. It says that people over 65 years old spend nearly 100bn a year but half of them struggle to unwrap products or read instructions because the print is too small.
Michelle Mitchell, a director or Age UK, said: Despite their rising spending power, millions of older consumers face difficulties this Christmas because of the restrictive
read full storyGrey Pound Warns Retailers Not To Piss Off 100bn Market

Xavier Conolly comments: Serves them right for always sucking up to the fickle little shits who make most noise but rely on Mum and Dad for spending money. Keep your grey pounds in your pockets my fellow oldies, let's make the fuckers squirm.

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No Daily Stirrer Yesterday due to bad weather problems eating up available time.


29 November 2010

Today's News - 29 November 2010
Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Bureaucratic Dictatorship by John de Roe

This was today's main story.

Germany Faces Dilemma As Spain Falters
The question facing Germany is should German taxpayers alone be burdened with saving the Euro and with it perhaps the future of the E.U. France, though economically stable is not strong enough to stand by the Germans in bailing out not only Ireland and Greece as they already have but Portugal, Spain, Italy and now we har, Belgium.

If the Germans do not step up to the mark it looks like the end of the Eurozone, a result that was entirely predictable to anybody who learned theor economics in the real world rather than in the unrality bubble of the university and political environments. If the Germans can be persuaded by the more Europhiliac of their politicians to support the European project then it will look very much as if Europe is one economic power surrounded by a buffer zone of client states.

That's a long way from:
France and Great Britain shall no longer be two nations, but one Franco-British union, read the declaration," the fine words in the first draft plan for a European community of nations.

to:

All debts of Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Ireland will be fused immediately with German debt; a single treasury will control spending, and issue euro-bonds for all Euroland,

In the wake of the Irish bail - out and with Greece in ruins and Portugal, Spain, Italy and Belgium justling for their turn in the financial lifeboat that seems to be where we are heading.

I'm sure that was not the orignial plan however. In fact I seem to remember my Dad telling me he fought a war to preven such an eventuality.

Ein volk, ein reich, ein bureaucratic dictator, as they say in Brussels.

Cancun climate Conference Gets Under Way
by Ed Butt

The number of people killed in floods and drought has doubled over the past year, according to aid agencies, that blame at least some of the extreme weather on global warming.
Oxfam UK said that 21,000 people died in weather-related disasters in the first nine months of 2010, more than twice the number for the whole of 2009.
Although it is impossible to link any single event with rising temperatures, a report compiled by Oxfam pointed out that extreme weather events have been increasing with ...
read full storyCancun Climate Summit told flood and drought deaths double

Nothing to say here that we have not said many times before ...

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Climate Scientists And The Honesty Question As the world's media turns its attention to the latest shenanigans of world leaders and climate scientists in Cancun, Mexico, The Daily Stirrer's Ian R Thorpe invites us to look at the basic homesty of the carbon trading industry. In the run up to Cancun there has been a flurry of activity in the climate science community, including contributions from those discredited crooks and liars the University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit trying to push the old line that people who see through the climate science scam "are not scientists and therefore cannot understand the science. Should we take any notice of people who have demonstrated they have serious integrity issues...

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The Rising Seas Are Not Down To Global Warming Alone.Rising Seas Not Down To Global Warming A new study shows that global warming is not the only cause of swelling seas. Much comes from "water mining" the pumping of vast amounts of groundwater from beneath the earth, mainly to irrigate crops. This inevitably ends up in the oceans after it evaporates from farmland and comes down as rain.
The study which will be published in the next issue issue of Geophysics Research Letters estimates that extraction of ground water for domestic and industrial use accounts for about 25% of sea-level rise around the world, the same as the melting ice from the glaciers outside Greenland and Antarctica.

Vertical Farming: The Looniest Idea Yet For Saving The PlanetClimate Science is a strange discipline. Part trainspotting, part trekkie convention going, it combines an almost autistic obession with collcting details, a very autistic obsession with focusing on a single theme and a fantasist's capacity for self deception and a taste for mutual masturbation. The latest loonytoons idea for saving the planet involves turning skyscraper buildings into farms growing food for urban populations. Apart from increasing the cost of food by 1000% and increasing rather than reducing the carbon footprint of food production the idea is so insane noboy could ever take it seriously. Nobody that is except scientists, politicians, academics and the media.
Climate Change Polulation ControlThe ice caps melt at an accelerating rate, despite all the hand wringing of "progressive" politicians a global economy built on perpetual growth cannot reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and the scientific quick fixes offered by the academic community get whackier and potentially more catastropic. Is it time to say the unsayable?
Climate Change CorruptionThe spiel from the control freak governments of developed nations in the run up to the Copenhagen Climate Conference billed as the last chance to save the planet from a global warming catastrophe went something like this."You must listen to the scientists, you must not think for yourselves, you must never question authority," Luckily we all knew the scientists chanting this mantra were as much crooks and liars as the politicians and billionaires they worked for.
Climate Science LiesThe Copenhagen summit conference on climate change was never about climate change. It was about money, power, control and the need to divert attention from the failure of globalization. Pity the science used to back up the case for action was so easily exposed as fraudulent. Read more...


27 November 2010

Today's News and Comment

Milliband In People's Party Call
Ed Miliband launches a major review of policy, telling his MPs Labour must become the 'people's party' once again.

Sorry folks but we just could not take this one seriously

Milliband Pledges Labour Will Deamand Equal Rights For Toothpaste

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Thousands of people march through the streets of Dublin to protest against the Irish Republic's four-year austerity plan
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26 November 2010

Today's News And Comment
Energy Price Scam To Be Investigated
British energy companies are to be investigated by the industry watchdog, to gauge if "companies are playing it straight with consumers".

Met Chief Constable Warns of Civil Unrest


Britain's most senior police officer warned today of a new era of civil unrest as the national campaign against university fee increases and education cuts gathered momentum. Sir Paul Stephenson, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police, said the two large-scale student demonstrations of the past fortnight had been marred by a previously unseen level of violence, adding: "The game has changed."

Met Chief Warns of Civil Unrest

Meat From Cloned Animals Safe
Andrew Wadge, the chief scientist at the Food Standards Agency, said an independent study had shown that there was no difference between ordinary cattle and cloned cattle. His comments paved the way for milk and meat to be made available in British shops and was the clearest indication yet that the controversial

Human Rights Law Reform Urged

David Cameron is under pressure to deliver on a promise to reform the Human Rights Act following the disclosure that the foreign-born murderer of Philip Lawrence has been arrested on suspicion of another violent attack.

(Yesterday Mrs Lawrence told The Daily Telegraph: I think the Human Rights Act needs revision. It omits the notion of responsibility, without which we are less than human. I dont think this is a mere philosophical point. The legislation was introduced by the Labour government in 1998, but has been criticised for providing more protection for criminals and terrorists than law-abiding citizens. Over the past few years, Mr Cameron repeatedly called for the legislation to be reformed, describing it as a glaring example of what is going wrong in our country. The Conservatives drew up plans for a Bill of Rights to replace it. The change would have been introduced before the end of the year had the Tories won a majority. Under the Coalition, the reform has been delayed. Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister and a previous supporter of the Act, has been charged with helping to lead a commission reviewing the legislation.)

Is Inlation Out Of Control Is the Bank of England trying to inflate away Britain's debts? To the untutored eye, that's certainly what it looks like. The reality is altogether less deliberate. All the same, such a perception threatens a serious assault on the Bank's credibility as an independent monetary authority, and should be taken more seriously than the somewhat irrelevant row over whether Mervyn King, the Bank's Governor, should have so wholeheartedly endorsed the Coalition's deficit reduction plans.
This latter issue was the talk of the Commons


25 November 2010

Today's News, Opinion and Comment

Bank Of England Governor Criticized For Backing Cuts
Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, has been looking far from comfortable, almost sheepish, during his grilling before the Commons Treasury Committee this morning. But its got very little to do with the Banks failure to meet its inflation remit. On that the Governor is still robustly unrepentant. Its part of the Banks remit to look through short term shocks to prices, he insists, and to concentrate on meeting the inflation target in the ...
Onliene Bookie Paddy Powers Irish Economy

Paddy Power, the Irish bookmaker, has overtaken Bank of Ireland as the crisis-hit country's eighth largest company not that many in the Emerald Isle are likely to find it a laughing matter.
Shares in the bookmaker have had a good run since late summer, when Paddy Power said it would beat ...

Irish Bookie Dwarfs Bank of Ireland

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************************* COMMENT AND OPINION Education Reforms - Opportunity and Threat Michael Gove's education white paper puts teachers at the heart of its plans and teacher education and development at the heart of what it says about teachers. The current structure of teacher education is complex. About 80% of teachers are trained through formal partnerships between schools and universities, in which students spend up to 75% of their time being ...

Things To Give Thanks For On Thanksgiving Day Clancy Seigal: On this Thanksgiving, among the things I'm grateful for are Rush Limbaugh and the Tea Party mad-hatters for injecting a little humour into turkey day. In their madrassa-like study courses and his broadcasts, they accuse the sainted Plymouth Rock Pilgrims of the crime of ...

The Republican Tide Was A Tsunami

In an illuminating analysis of the US mid-term elections, Michael Barone points out that the Republican tidal wave took virtually every section of the electorate in both geographical and ethnic terms along with it. Apart from black voters who remained largely loyal to Obama (but who voted in smaller numbers than they had in the presidential election),

Just A Job And My Dignity Please
A report out Wednesday showed that new jobless claims declined slightly last week, but this is hardly reassuring to the millions of Americans who are spending this Thanksgiving still unemployed. I am one of those who will lose benefits when they expire next week 5 days after the holiday. As it happens, I am among the lucky ones I was laid off just under two years ago, and so I was eligible for 99 weeks of


24 November 2010

Todays News
Google Stormtroopers Pelt Homes With Eggs
from BBC News:
German home-owners who have chosen to opt out of Google's Street View service appear to have become the unsuspecting victims of anti-privacy vandals. Local media report that homes in Essen, west Germany have been pelted with eggs and had 'Google's cool' notices pinned to their doors. The properties involved have all chosen to be blurred on Google's Street View service.
The search giant distanced itself. read full story: German Google Fans Pelt Homes With Eggs

See, we told you they were Nazis.

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Student Protesters Plan Day Of Mayhem For Liberal Democrats

from Daily Telegraph:
Thousands of activists are expected to target the party's London headquarters a fortnight after rioters trashed the Conservative offices on Milbank.

Police are braced for another day of violence over Coalition plans to raise tuition fees to up to 9,000 a year, almost triple the current rate.

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Aspirin For Everyone
from The Daily Telegraph:
Evidence is building that the benefits for many healthy middle-aged and older people far outweigh the side effects, according to the academics. The experts were speaking at the Royal Society of Medicine a month after research from Oxford University published in The Lancet showed that taking 75mg of aspirin daily for five years reduces the risk of getting bowel cancer by a quarter, and deaths from the disease by ...

Aspirin For Everyone

Ian R Thorpe comments: Once again we return to this fascistic idea of medicating the entire population with compliance enforced by threat of legal sanction. Fortunately there has been a mixed response from the more level headed members of the medical establishment to this latest piece of control freakery in support of Big Pharma.

Aspirin can have very adverse side effects. Fortunately these are rare but the scientific trials set up to make the case for this piece of bureaucratic bullying have not considered that those side effects might be rare because people susceptible to aspirin experience a lot of discomfort after taking a couple for a headache and so seek an alternative pain killer. My Dad was such a person and he suffered a lot of headaches but while aspirin was an over the counter medicine he found it easy to avoid them.

If we were to start making people take their daily aspirin by threatening that treatment for heart disease or certain cancers might be witheld from non compliant individuals how many more cases of very serious side effects cases would emerge?

What the government and medical establishment are saying effectively is: "In our zeal to save the many (and to save money on health budgets) we are prepared to sacrifice the few. That is simply not acceptable.

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COMMENT AND OPINION

Cancun Climate Change Conference Half empty or half full? And will the glass grow fuller or drain down even more? These are two crucial questions on the worlds response to global warming which will be addressed, and may well be largely answered, at the next major set of international negotiations on climate change, opening in the Mexican sea-side resort
Here we go again. Another jolly for the useless fuckers we are told are our leaders. The Bilderberg group make all the decisions behind closed doors of course... Climate Change roundup

. The Trend Of Young Muslim Girls To Take Up The Hijab Is WorryingBaher Ibrahim on Muslim extremism:Anyone walking on the streets of Egypt will notice a phenomenon that wasn't so evident only a year ago: the increasing numbers of little girls (and by "little", I mean as young as eight years old in some cases) wearing headscarves and abayas. While this sight was previously confined to third-class trains and rural areas, it has now become ...

Links: Halal In Harrow ... liberal dilemma

Is Peter Sutherland To Blame For Ireland's Financial Collapse?
Peter Oborne writes: Former European trade commissioner Peter Sutherland is a distinguished man and very good company. But I would argue the Irishman is one of those with most to answer for his countrys financial collapse. Sutherland (who has also served long terms as chairman of Goldman Sachs International, BP and as a director of RBS until its

Europe Builds Community Of Culture

If you want to know why Europeans belong in a single community, visit any one of Britain's great medieval cathedrals. Walk in the cloisters at Gloucester or pay homage to William of Sens, the Norman architect of Canterbury. Or just tap the stones of this masterpiece they come from Caen, France.
The modern dream of European political union is entering its darkest days. Eurosceptics say they are vindicated, and are realists but nothing is less real than the illusion that any European nation, least of all ours, can lay claim to ...


23 November 2010

Today's News and comment


The Ease With Which People Are Hacking Smartphones.

from BBC News:
Many of us carry almost every detail of our lives on our phones - so how secure are we from those who might want to know what we're saying and doing on the move? We know how insecure the voicemail of some famous folk turned out to be a few years back; surely today's sophisticated smartphones ...read full story The ease of hacking smartphones

Ian R Thorpe writes:
Last week we reported on a rumour that the Stuxnet worm was responsible for an unplanned outage at a British nuclear power station:

Cyberwarfare fear and panic rumours that have circulated around the internet unfounded. A British nuclear power station suffering an "unplanned outage" has categorically denied any link to the sophisticated Stuxnet worm. One of two reactors at Heysham 1, owned by French energy giant EDF, was taken offline yesterday. Parts of the site are run by Siemens S7 systems, prompting ... more on stuxnet worm...

Along with the other news, opinion and comment web pages in the Greeenteeeth stable, Boggart Blog and Little Nicky Machiavelli, The Daily Stirrer has always warned against being sucked into the frenzy of fear and panic raised by such rumours about technology. The article we highlight above by BBC Technology correspondent Rory McClellan Jones warns against being taken in by another government / corporate conspiracy, the one which would have us believe we should entrust the whole of our lives, our privacy and our security to machines. Machines that have little security to protect our personal and business data and are connected to a network system developed by a scientists and promoted by stoners and acid heads.

Let me tell you a little history. In the 1980s there was a perfectly good internetworking system. Businesses and organisations could distribute information internally and exchange data with authorised business associates. The system could be made as secure as it needed to be but was also so easy to use that with a little training clerks, sales staff, data inputters, warehousemen and shop floor workers could use their organisation's network to get the information needed to enable them to do their job. The only people who struggled with it were scientists. They could not get their heads round the idea that security was needed.

Unfortunately the information technology business was being taken over by a new breed, those of us who saw computers as a tool to help us do boring number crunching, data filtering and filing tasks were being replaced by nerds who saw computers as gods, intelligent beings that humans should revere and stand in awe of.

What these people had in common with each other, with a lot of the Church of Scienceology science worshiping cult and with politicians was a complete lack of understanding of human nature. Thus when a complete cunt of a scientist came up with a complete cunt of an idea it was embraced enthusiastically.

The idea was that all the data in the world should be opened up to everybody. Science is driven by curiosity, he claimed, and nothing should ever obstruct the curiosity of scientists. Anyone who has ever had a bank or credit card account or done anything they would rather keep from their Dear Old Mum, anyone who earns a wage or has a secret lover they would sooner their partner did not know about, anybody who would rather their colleagues at work did not learn about the weekends spent dressing up as a medieval man at arms and re-enacting battles or whose evenings are spent wearing a cowboy hat and boots while attending a line dancing club; any business that would rather keep its customer database or details of its patents from its rivals will know the importance of privacy.

When it was put to the complete cunt of a scientist by Information Technology professionals that making private information belonging to either companies or individuals was a very bad idea he replied that once all the information in the world was available to everybody online only academics and trusted business people would use it.

There you have the complete failure to understand human nature. Not only are academics the worst back - stabbers, most childish in their cruelty to friends and rivals alike and most selfish and self interested of all human subspecies but also if people can do something they will. And they will pay to be able to do so.

All the warnings did not register however, people were told to put their entire lives online. And then to migrate their most private information from personal computers which have zero security until you have spend a small fortune and even then are less secure than a house with no doors and move it to mobile devices (smartphones, personal organisers, e-readers etc.) There was always a myth among the terminally nerdy that the Linux operating system was more secure than Microsoft Windows. I like Linux (and its big brother Unix) but while Unix computers used in business are secure Linux systems were only judged more secure than PCs because so few people used them it was not worth the hackers while to program the hacks.

Smartphones etc. use a stripped down version of Linux and hundreds of millions of them have been sold. Now it is worth the hacker's while to put in the time on exploiting Linux vulnerabilities.

This obsession of nerds and sciencyheads with the internet led to the stuxnet scare. The worm actually targets a specific microprocessor made by Siemens as you will know if you followed the link in the first paragraph. This microprocessor was built for the sole purpose of controlling certain processes in nuclear installations. It has no operating system as such and therefore no security, zero, zilch. Get into one and you can do as much damage to the world as can be done to an individual by hacking a PC or smartphone and stealing their personal data.

So what kind of person would think of hooking up such devices to a public network and leaving them online and open to everyone in the world when unattended?

Only a complete cunt of course. Or a scientist.

Machines are not smart, you are. If you are reading this you are at least smart enough to use a computer. Do not trust the machines or people who hate their humanity so much they would rather be machines. Think for yourself.


EU Warns Ireland Against Election
The European Union has warned the Irish government that snap elections would be very irresponsible as post-bail-out turmoil continues to rock Ireland's political establishment.

Who the fuck do those unelected bureaucrats think they are.


It's Kicking Off In Korea: Artillery Shells Fired Across Border
North and South Korea fire artillery shells across their tense western sea border, in one of the most serious clashes since the Korean War in the 1950s ...

Oh shit.


Memory Wiping Drug On The Way

from The Baltimore Sun:
Soldiers haunted by scenes of war and victims scarred by violence may wish they could wipe the memories from their minds. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say that may someday be possible.

A commercial drug remains far off and its use would be subject to many ethical and practical questions. But scientists have laid a foundation with their discovery that proteins can be ...
Drug To Erase Memory Is On The Way

It has become fashionable for those involved in science at academic level and fir the left wing media to dismiss anybody who questions alleged scientiic advances or expresses the slightest scepticism about "the science being settled" as a right wing nut job.

Stories like this one however justify all sceptics. Everything we are is on our memory and how can these neo - nazi nut jobs be certain their drugs will be smart enough to select only unpleasant memories when we are a long way from understanding how human memory works. OK, scientists would love to reduce humans to unthinking, unfeeling automatons, that is well known. But we must never assist them in their atempt to brainwash us into believing science is omnipotent.

The white coated coneheads seem to be trying to take us closer to the kind of dystopic world depicted in Orwell's 1984 of Huxley's Brave New World all the time. More sceptoicism is what we need, more people prepared to say, "Yes, I can see it is very clever but where's the humanity in it."

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Are Science And Scepticism Left And Right Wing
Tom Chivers writes: Mcolleague Ed West, who I like immensely despite the fact that we disagree on everything, has written a piece about whether scepticism and science are inherently Left- or Right-wing. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he concludes that they are largely the preserve of the Right. Equally unsurprisingly, Im going to disagree. Not because theyre the preserve of the Left.

Even Late Developers Are Entitled To A Good Education
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22 November 2010

Today's News and Comment

UK Offers Loan To Help The Irish Republic In Financial Crisis
from BBC News:
The UK has offered a direct loan to the Irish Republic in addition to contributing to an international rescue, Chanellor George Osborne has said.
Negotiations are continuing over terms but the chancellor told the BBC Ireland was a "friend in need" and it was in Britain's national interest to help. Asked if the UK contribution would be about 7bn, he said "it's around that".
The Irish Prime Minister has confirmed they and the EU have agreed a ...

read full story: UK Offers To Help The Irish Republic In Financial Crisis

more on this topic:
Irish Bail Out Bad For Britain - The Daily TelegraphGovernment faces questions over the decision to put up more than 7 billion of taxpayers' money at least 300 per family to help prevent crisis in the eurozone.

UK To Lend 7billion - The GuardianChancellor confirms UK will help towards international rescue package for Ireland but eurosceptic MPs condemn cost to UK taxpayer

Portugal Will Be Next To Be Brought Down By European Monetary Union
The Portuguese seemed baffled - and pained - that investors should link their country in any way with Greece or Ireland. I am afraid they must come to terms very soon with some unpleasant facts.

How We Avoided Ireland's Nightmare
We all know what has brought Ireland to its knees. An economy growing much too fast on the back of an unsustainable property boom. A government powerless to raise interest rates to calm the economy. Banks lending irresponsibly to borrowers against the crazy value of their properties. But all that and much more would have happened in Britain, too, had our politicians taken us into the euro. And we would be not so much on ...

John De Roe is not available today to give us an expert analysis of this problem but The Daily Stirrer's writers have covered the topic of systemic failure in the global financial system. Below is a large selection of our posts:

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Next Boss Warns On Cotton Price IncreasesAs the boss of a major UK clothing and fashion retailer warns of the likely impact of rising cotton prices on the cost of clothing John De Roe revisits on of The Daily Stirrer's recurring themes throughout the economict crisis, overpopulation.
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The Wisdom Of Urgent Deficit Reduction Reaches ObamavilleIn spite of the latest slapdown of Obama at the G20 summit his supporters in the USA are still yelling for more stimulus spending. China and India are not buyiong US bonds, Obama can't borrow any money to spend. What is difficult to understand about that?
Defending KeynesThe name of a great Englishman, John Maynard Keyes, is being trashed by that jug eared steak of piss and racist hater of all things British Barack Obama in attempts to give the failing Obama administration's loonytoons economics a veneer of sanity. Keynes recommended governments should use publc spending to sustain their economy during periods of recession. He did not say, as Obama's supporters claim he did, that nations already way past the point of bankruptcy should continue with reckless poublic spending projects.
United In AusterityVince Cable on the budget and why the cuts and tax rises were necessary. A quiet but devastating denunciation of Labour's lie that they left the economy in good shape
The Necessity Of Curbing State SpendingWith Labour politicians and supporters still screaming insanely for more public spending incurring more public debt in order to "sustain the recovery" John De Roe spells out the financisal realities
Holy CityA rollicking 'slam' style performance poem about the toxic debt crisis, the meltdown of the finance industry and the irresponsible speculating by investment bankers that led to it.
Chasing BubblesA poem, also set to music and recorded by Brother Bastion about the insane levels of self indulgence seen in the build up to the crisis in the finance industry
Real UnemploymentHow the government massages unemployment figures to disguise how few real jobs there are in the economy
Before The Pubs CloseA sign of how much trouble the Brtish economy is really is can be found in the number of pubs having to close because they are not financially viable
Economy Of The Living DeadWith debt levels preventing public spending on infrastructure projects and interest on public sector debt taking an ever bigger bite out of stae revenue are we heading for a zombie economy
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The Future Is Cancelled
Whom The Gods Would Destroy
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Jobless Economy
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Demonizing Credit Default Swaps Bond Vigilante Bill Gross
Labour Isn't Working
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Politics, Economy


Ed Milliband Plans To Change In Labour
"Profound" changes to the Labour Party on the scale of Tony Blair's New Labour reforms of the mid-1990s have been promised by leader Ed Miliband. In a Guardian newspaper interview, as he returns from two weeks' paternity leave, he warned his party that it faced a "long, hard road" ahead. The party would review its policies and its organisation, including the rules for electing its leaders, he said
read full story : Ed Milliband Promises Profound Change In Labour
More on this story: A commission on Labour's organisation will be launched at ...

Milliband's Plans For Labour - The Guardian
Labour leader reveals plans to review organisation and policies in first full interview since winning leadership contest

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COMMENT AND OPINION FROM AROUND THE WEB How We Avoided Ireland's Nightmare
We all know what has brought Ireland to its knees. An economy growing much too fast on the back of an unsustainable property boom. A government powerless to raise interest rates to calm the economy. Banks lending irresponsibly to borrowers against the crazy value of their properties. But all that and much more would have happened in Britain, too, had our politicians taken us into the euro. And we would be not so much on ...

Eurosceptics Aren't GloatingGeorge Osborne who was once a proud Eurosceptic himself has rounded on the sceptic tendency within his own party. I told you so, he says sulkily, is not an economic policy. Well, no but its a start. It is, in the present crisis, a necessary precondition for any realistic ...

Cuts Might Increase The Deficit
Ha-Joon Chang, author of 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, talks about the global crash and why we should treat financial products like new drugs ...

Politicized Science versus the anti - Science Right
It is an article of faith among many conservatives that climate change is sham science. Even worse, it is the nexus of a vast conspiracy involving governments, the UN, and climate scientists that is seeking to destroy the industrial economies of the West, create a one world government, and enrich people like Al Gore who have bet a bundle on a reduced carbon emissions future. They believe that either the earth is not warming at all, or that rising temperatures are the result of ...


20 November 2010

Today's News 101120

Afghan Withdrawal by 2014
leaders are meeting the Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, to discuss the alliance's troop withdrawal from his country by the end of 2014. The talks today at the Nato summit in Lisbon are aimed at deciding what sort of long-term military presence the alliance should maintain once responsibility for security is handed over to Afghan forces Despite the withdrawal of troops Nato officials stressed the alliance would maintain a military presence in Afghanistan far beyond the end of the transition ...

Afghanistan Withdrawal By 2014

Nine years in and they still don't get it. What the Afghans want, what they really really want, is to be left to the9ir own devices to sort it out for themselves.

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Tenants May Face Eviction
Tenants May Face Eviction After Two Years
New social housing tenants could be evicted after as little as two years under government plans to be formally announced on Monday. In a move that will anger some Liberal Democrat MPs, coalition moves to put an end to lifetime tenancies will go even further than previously indicated.
Prime Minister David Cameron has already said he wants an end to council tenancies for life and the introduction of fixed-term contracts of "five or 10 years". But, under reforms to be detailed on Monday, councils and housing associations will be able ...

This proposal is not actually as bad as the screaming of the left wing media whould have us believe.

With "right-to-buy" laws in place social housing providers can look at tenants and see who are the basket cases who will always need support, who are the people with a track record of trashing houses and ten demanding to be rehoused and who are the people who are more suited to renting than buying a home.

Nobody has suggested tenants will be thrown out after two years only that they may be.

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Local Counciles Seek Parking Stealth Tax
Councils Seek Parking Fine Rise

from BBC News: Some councils in England and Wales have been lobbying the government for the right to increase the amount they can charge motorists in parking fines, the BBC has learned. The local authorities want to bring their fines in line with London, which has a higher upper limit of 120. Penalties outside the capital currently have an upper limit of 70.
The British Parking Association is also calling for ...

We told you a long time ago when The Daily Stirrer was Little Nicky Machiavelli that the insatiable appetite of the ever expanding state and its many agencies for money would lead to this kind of stealth tax. We are creeping closer to a tax on breathing all the time.


English Standards In Schools To Be Tightened Up

According to proposals released by the government teenagers will lose up to five per cent of marks in GCSE examinations if they fail to display high standards of written English. The rules, which are likely to apply to all subjects, including mathematics and science, follow claims that thousands of children leave school without being able to compose a sentence, spell difficult words or write a coherent letter or email. The move, to be outlined in an education White Paper next week, would reverse a Labour decision seven years ago to scrap rewards for good ... Pupils To Be Penalised For Bad English
Another positive move by the coalition against the hijacking of the education system and young minds by the wailing-and-gnashing-of-teeth Naziism of the left.

No matter what subject they are working in pupils should be capable of expressing themselves competently (not necessarily eloquently but clearly) in comprehensible terms n not in txt spk.


19 November 2010

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18 November 2010

Todays News

Did China Hijack World Internet Traffic

by Ed Butt

from The Daily Telegraph:

China "hijacked" 15 per cent of the world's internet traffic for 18 minutes earlier this year, including highly sensitive email exchanges between senior US government and military figures, a report to the US Congress said. A state-owned Chinese telecommunications firm re-routed around 15 per cent of all web traffic through its own servers during a brief period on April 8.

The incident has raised fears that China may have harvested highly-sensitive information from re-routed emails.

Another theory is that it could be testing a cyberweapon that could disrupt internet traffic

read full story: China Hijacks World Internet Traffic

The Daily Stirrer's Intrrnet Technology expert Ian Thorpe and science and engineering commentator Xavier Connolly have commented many times on the inherent weakness of the internet as a tool for commerce and government business. Unfortunately the public were seduced by the blandishments of webbyheads and techieheads into believing that a business model based on giving away valuable stuiff like information for free and putting priate and sensitive information into the public domain could lead to a new era of prosperity while politicians were easily persuaded by sly suggestions of how much power those who controlled the information could weild.

In fact a few corporations now exercise some sort of control over the internet, a system on which much of the world's business relies and which has zero security and no fallback. Worse, those corporations are run by nerds whose desire for control makes the average Nazi dictator look liberal while their blind faith in the omnipitence and infallibility of technology puts them on a par with religious cultists in terms of critical analysis capabilities.

It is by no means proved that China did hijack the world's internet traffic. That it is even feasible is a big enough concern to prompt us to demand action now.

More on this issue:

Wikileaks: American President Gave Britain's Secrets To Russia To Secure A Deal
China Denies Web Hijack - The Guardian
Swedish Prosecutors Order The Arrest Of Wikileaks Founder - The Guardian


Immigration Cap To Cut Inward Migration by 25%

The number of migrant workers coming to Britain from outside the EU should be cut by between 13 per cent and 25 per cent next year, an official committee recommends.

Professor David Metcalf of the Migration Advisory Committee, the body asked to recommend a level for the Government's proposed immigration cap, said the that between 37,400 and 43,700 visas should be issued in 2011/12.

This would represent a cut of ...

Immigration Cap To Cut Inward Migration by 25%

With unemploymnt staying stubbornly high and our schools and universities being turned into procuctions lines for dumbos, deadlegs ans semi - morons by the dominance of politically correct thinking in the education system we need to starty setting our own house in order before we make any more efforts to absorb all the problems of undeveloped nations.

In the wake of Labour's ludicrous open - door policy and move to try to stem the tide of immigrants is a step in the right direction.

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Ireland Forced To Accept Bailout Worth Tens Of Billions

from The Guardian:
The Irish central bank governor this morning gave the first official confirmation that a rescue package worth "tens of billions" of euros was being prepared to shore up Ireland's embattled banking sector.
Speaking as Ireland prepared to open its books to financial experts from the European Union, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund, Patrick Honohan said he was expecting a "very substantial loan" from the EU and the IMF.

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17 November 2010

Todays News
Ireland's Debt Crisis
Most of the quality papers led on the debt crisis in Ireland today. The UK government has pledged to help the Irish as we should, not in a guilt tripping way but because they are neighbours, we share a language and most of a culture and they mke great music and beer.

Read here how theGuardian sees the crisis

Anther view from the right of the spectrum in the Daily Telegraph.UK Pledges To Help Ireland

The Daily Stirrer's John De Roe has reported many times on the systemic problms in the global finance system. It is hard to justify blaming a small nation like Ireland for its profligacy when the economic giants amng nations and of finance and the multi national corporations forced financial irresponsibility onto governments.

The Currency War
Obama G20 Hopes Hit The Rocks
Ireland's Euro Crisis
A roundup of our Debt Crisis posts
the political shenanighans Politics Economy
and the human cost of the Jobs Crisis

Food Prices Set To Rise
from The Guardian:
Poor harvests put global food reserves under pressure, with African and Asian countries likely to be worst hit. Prices of wheat, maize and many other foods traded internationally have risen by up to 40% in just a few months. The UN today warned that food prices could rise by 10%-20% next year after poor harvests and an expected rundown of global reserves. More than 70 African and Asian countries will be the worst hit, said the Food and Agricultural Organisation in its monthly report.

Food Prices May Rise 20% Slight Fall In UK Unemployment
Unemployment in Britain, measured by the controversial claimant count, fell unexpectedly last month, suggesting that the labour market may be in better shape than feared.

Employment also improved, although this was due to a rise in self-employment and part-time work while the number of full-time employees fell.

The number of people claiming jobless benefits ...

Number of Part Time Workers Hits Record High
Concerns about the economy are making businesses reluctant to take on full-time workers as official figures showed an increase in part-time jobs.

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Obama Runs Out Of Hope Obama's Hopes Of Foreign Policy Triumph Fading Barack Obama's hopes of reshaping US foreign policy stand on the brink of failure tonight, after two of his most cherished initiatives nuclear disarmament and better relations with Moscow were dealt serious setbacks. According to a leaked Nato document ...

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16 November 2010

Today's News 16 November 2010
As Government of Ireland Shows It Is In Denial The Euro Crisis Deepens
Eurozone Debt Crisis
Ireland's minister for European affairs has urged EU finance ministers not to panic over the country's economic problems, insisting there is no need to resort to a bail-out.
Dick Roche said that the markets were "not reacting rationally" to Ireland debt difficulties and insisted that the country's stringent austerity measures were working as planned. He was speaking as Herman Van Rompuy, the EU president, warned that the future of ...

Ireland's Bail Out
Inflation Rises To Four Month High (also Inflation Rises To 3.2%
Pensions Decimated
UK Economy Not Growing
Greek Deficit Much Bigger Than Estimated
Chasing Bubbles

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The Rise Of The Far Right Shocks Europe
Europe's mainstream political parties are engaged in a worsening feud over how to deal with the growing power of extreme rightwing anti-immigrant movements. Amid a backlash against immigration that has shaken Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Sweden in recent months, governments of the centre-right or centre-left appear at a loss to counter the appeal of extremist populists who have moved from the madcap fringes of national politics into ...

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15 November 2010

BHP Drops Bid For Potash of Canada

from BBC News:
Mining giant BHP Billiton has abandoned its takeover bid for fertiliser group Potash Corporation after it was blocked by the Canadian government. BHP said it had been unable to convince the government of the deal's merits despite "unparalleled" pledges on jobs and investment. Canada rejected the offer on 3 November, saying it was not convinced that it was in Canadian interests.
read full story: BHP Drops Bid For Potash of Canada

We should start to appreciate Canadians more perhaps. A few months ago The Daily Stirrer was praising two Canadian sceptics for exposing the fraud of climate science and "anthropogenic global warming" by analysing the mathematical data on which the case was built and exposing how the academic community had manipulated figures and ignored results which did not fit their expectations.

Now, after the media reported how Austrailan minerals giant BHP Billiton were attempting to take over Potash of Canada and so establish a near total monopoly on potash (potassium) resources essential in producing the fertilizers needed for intensive farming. Had the takeove gone ahead BHP Billiton would have ben able to control food supplies and manipulate the commodities markets trading in essential food products such as grain, beans and coffee.

Fortunately ministers of the Canadian government saw the danger in ths and have blocked the move. It is a victory in the war against corporate fascism but the war will go on.

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The Growing Problem Of Rising Food PricesWhile the warmists rant about carbon and the Church of Scienceology Cult rave about climate science. there are threee real and immediate problems facing us that nobody is talking about. These are overpopulation, water shortage and food price inflation. This article deals with food prices, links at the bottom lead to our posts on population and water scarcity.
Don't Call Me A Conspiracy Theoristt has become the habit of the self styled 'progressive left' to shout conspiracy theorist whenever anybody very reasonably suggests they are being duped by the dark forces of corporate fascism, that their favoured brand of collectivism is not in any way liberal but in fact will lead to an oligarchic tyranny similar to the big brother regime depicted in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty Four and that far from being theoretical, conspiracies are verey real and exercising much more influence on our lives than the unimaginative lefties would ever believe.
United Nations Warns Of A New Food CrisisWith food price inflation causing social problems in poor nations already the United Nations, as always slamming the stable door after the horse has bolted, has warned of an imminent crisis.
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Next Boss Warns On Cotton Price IncreasesAs the boss of a major UK clothing and fashion retailer warns of the likely impact of rising cotton prices on the cost of clothing John De Roe revisits on of The Daily Stirrer's recurring themes throughout the economict crisis, overpopulation.
Vertical FarmingClimate Science is a strange area of human endeavour. Part trainspotting, part trekkie convention goer, it combines an almost autistic obession with collcting details, a very autistic obsession with focusing on a single theme and a fantasists capacity for self deception. The latest loonytoons idea for saving the planet involves turning skyscraper buildings into farms growing food for urban populations. Apart from increasing the cost of food by 1000% and increasing rather than reducing the carbon footprint of food production the idea is so insane noboy could ever take it seriously. Nobody that is except scientists, politicians, academics and the media.
Food Crisis Control Freakery
Fancy eating grey goo, or according to scientists meat grown in a vat. Thius is one of the ideas proposed by science academic to deal with the problm of feeding the world when the population has beemed to nine billion. This number of humans is redicted to be reached by 2050. The simple answer to overpopulation that nobody is talking about is population control. Do we need nine billion people? Do we have the technology to keep population levels manageable? Yes and yes..

Iceberg Alley BluesWe must stop using oil say the politicians and scientists as it becomes more imperative that exploration begins in Iceberg Alley off the Canadian Coast, elsewhere in the Arctic and in other sensitive locations. They are just trying to soften us up for carbon taxes of course. Nobody knows better than politicians that the world runs on oil and that alternative non polluting sources are a long way short of being able to supply energy needs
Calorie Offsetting Humour Everybody has heard of carbon offsetting, the super wheeze that will allow those of us in the civilised world to carry on as we are while the people of developing nations sell us their carbon allowances to keep body and soul together. Well how do you fancy our calorie offsetting scheme that allows you to eat what you like and pay a poor person to get fat for you.
Cimate Change Population ControlThe ice caps melt at an accelerating rate, despite all the hand wringing of "progressive" politicians a global economy built on perpetual growth cannot reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and the scientific quick fixes offered by the academic community get whackier and potentially more catastropic. Is it time to say the unsayable?
Cloned BeefRecent reports that cloned beef will soon be on shelves set us thinking is there any point cloning animals for food. Why go to all the trouble and expence of cloning new animals when the animals themselves have a perfectly good way of making new, non clone animals that has woked for millions of years. If it ain't broke, break it seems to be the driving force behind so much science these days.


Internet Anti Virus Scam

from The Daily Telegraph:
Gangsters are tricking internet users into buying anti-virus protection that is actually malicious software in disguise, security experts have warned.
Investigators fear the hacking gangs are pocketing millions of pounds by infiltrating customers computers and stealing their banking details.
They said criminals pose as legitimate IT companies who cold call victims offering fake security software that can be downloaded for about 30.
The crooks then combine credit card information from the sale with stolen personal information to defraud ...
read full story Internet Anti Virus Scam

Yet another example of why we should not rely on the internet. The inability of those who allegedly regulate the internet to police it against threats like this, which has been around for several years now, should be sufficient warning to anybody thinking of using a net based service to provide a function vital to their business.

Those who believe in the life enhancing qualities of the internet are however nothing if not sheeplike. Only a couple of days ago while looking at the comment thread on a Daily Telegraph article in which a tablet computer virgin was waxing lyrical about the Apple iPad I joined and exchange in which an Apple geek and a Googlegeek were disagreeing about which technology will change the world.

The Apple geek, displaying all the symptoms of religious cult membership that we associate with Apple geeks, declared the iPad will change computing, kill print for the book, magazine and newspaper market and bring about a cultural shift that will end war, poverty and disease (and when we have all acknowledged Steve Jobbies as our saviour all our clothes will fall off and we will ascend to heaven to dwell in eternal bliss - well OK, maybe that is a slight exaggeration but you know how enthusiastic Apple geeks are.)

"No, no!" protested the Google Geek, Google docs and Google cloud will be the transformational technology. We will all give up using our own software and rely on Google for everything, mail, word processing, html authoring, instant messaging and and and - well everything anyone could want (like my broadcast quality video editing suite for example - not everyone either needs or wants on but I wouldn't be without it.).

The Googlehead went on to babble about how much more efficient it would be if everybody used Google for all their business and personal computing and data storage needs. I guess it would be for businesses that do not mind having their product specifications, pricing structure, supplier and customer files, payroll and personnel details and banking records put in the public domain or details of assignations with their secret lover "shared" with all their Google friends. When I replied to this effect it incurred the ire of both Applegeek and Googlegeek.

Predicatably one defined himself as "a scientist" and said that I do not understand science. Quite what that has do do with my not wanting to let Google, a company whose business model is built on the principle of stealing businesses / individual's private data and selling it is perhaps something only a "scientist" (aka dickhead) could understand but I do not want Google anywhere my stuff which is why I keep it offline.

The other cupid stunt geek then chimed in. Did I think that copies of my e-mails were kept on the service provider's servers? (Yes, but my e-mails are on little consequence) Did I think my PC was totally safe from hackers (Yes it is, I'm a former IT pro and too savvy to leave the PCs in my network on line when nobody is using them) or that my data was safe in the event of a hard drive failure? (Has he never heard of backing up, my important stuff is easily recoverable.)

It was a strange experience because I had not mentioned most of the things these geeks were banging on and accousing me of being paranoid about. What I had cited as an example of why we should not rely on providers of free services to support business or personal data processing requirements was the case of streamload.com.

You will only get a 404 if you try to connect to Streamload now, they set up about five years ago offering stupendous amounts of storage for free to businesses and private users alike. There were pay-to-use services too but twenty five gigabytes storage is plenty for all but the biggest operation. Plenty of people signed up for a free account, just enter a user name and password, no need to prove who you are or supply credit references, no silly, pointless contracts. Away people went, loading their data to streamload, linking to it and relying on it.

There was one thing the ubergeeks at streamload had not thought through, a thing more essential that great ideas, technical wizardry and a "progressive" laid back attitude to life. They did not have a revenue stream. The people behind the venture had believed in the ideas of the illusion dwelling and delusion dwelling stoners and acidheads who promoted the idea that the way forward for a global economy based on perpetual growth was to all get rich by giving everything away free. As business plans go it is not up there with the Wal Mart "pile it high, sell it cheap" model nor even with Senor Ponzi's "promise the earth, then sell them another promise" method.

Streamload diappeared overnight. The web addresses ceased to exist, the servers (which were probably only virtual servers anyway, were reassigned to other users and people who had relied on the sevice lost all their stored data. They had no legal redress of course, no contract existed, the company had never set out in its terms and conditions what would happen to users data in the event of bankruptcy. And no contracts had ever been signed or even clicked to guarantee a service.

What I was trying to point out is that people who rely on Google or Yahoo or Microsoft to provide a free service are putting themselves in a vulnerable position. There is nothing to stop providers of uncontracted services from simply withdrawing from the market.

If we are all to rely on the internet to the extent service providers encourage we should make ourselves familiar with how the net works, what various terms mean and who we can trust (as in real life, nobody, especially those who seem eager to give you a valuable service for nothing.) And we all need to know the most effective was to protect our data and machines so we will understand that the threat from malware and viruses is greatly overstated. Usually the people talking up the threats have a simplke agenda, to sell you expensive software you do not really need.

Really we should be afraid, be very afraid of the blind faith in technology that seems to be spreading among the younger generation of technology professionals. They reckon they are experts but only the very gullible would have such faith in dumb, insensate machines. The very kind of cupid stunts who would fall for a cold callers spiel about virus threats and the need to buy a new security package nobody has ever heard of and install it at once.

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Cotton Price Inflation

from: The Guardian
Cotton farmers in west Africa are losing out on vital income because of subsidies paid to rival growers in the EU, US, China and India, the Fairtrade Foundation says.
The continuing struggle of cotton growers in the poorest region of the world is highlighted today by a report which reveals the many billions of dollars paid to rival farmers in the biggest economies since international talks began to make trade more fair.
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13 November 2010

Today's News
obama-china-g20 Obama Takes A Swipe At China US president Barack Obama took a swipe at China's currency policy after G20 leaders failed to resolve tensions running high over global trade imbalances.

The summit in South Korea ended as it began, the row over gaps and surpluses which sees China accused of keeping the yuan artificially low to boost its exports at the expense of American and European jobs dominated discussions .

"It (the yuan) is undervalued and China spends enormous amounts of money intervening in the market to keep it undervalued," Mr Obama said, adding:

No nation should assume that their path to prosperity is paved simply with exports to the US."

However Beijing is furious that the United States Federal Exchange recently to launch a further round of quantitative easing, pumping an further $600bn (370bn) into the US economy in addition to the $720 billion already flooding the markets. China and other trade competitors of the U.S. view this as an attempt to weaken the dollar. The Obama administration has ben trying to drive down the value of the dollar for some time but because the it is the world's reserve currency, the money international trades are conducted in, other trading nations such as China, India, Japan and the Arab oil states are reluctant to see the value of their holdings fall and are forcing their own currencies down against commodities in line with the devaluation of the $US.

This has seen the price of gold rocket to a ridiculous $1,400 an ounce in international markets while essential food and mineral commodities have also experienced rapid rises.

International support for Mr Obama's attempts to get tough on China was muted. The world knows if Obama is hellbent on a currency war with China and its allies he cannot possibly win they must stand well back or risk their own economies and trading relationships being damaged by the repercussions.

The final G20 communique thrashed out in negotiations saw leaders agree various measures towards economic stability, including a commitment towards market-determined exchange rate systems.

But a pledge to refrain from "competitive undervaluation" not allowing a currency to rise as China is accused of was replaced with "competitive devaluation".

This subtle difference was interpreted as being less pejorative about China's chosen course. Commitments to guidelines to rebalancing trade between nations fell far short of US hopes for 4pc limits on surpluses and deficits, due to resistance from China and other big exporters.

The UK's Prime Minister David Cameron said there was never going to be a quick or easy solution to the problem and adopted a more conciliatory tone towards China than President Obama had.

The American President's delusional belief that he was elected President Of The World is now the main obstacle to making any meaningful progress towards workable trade agreements. Obama, a man of very ordinary intellect and a quite extraordinary set of complexes and neuroses, has spent his adult life surrounded by guilt tripping politically correct Americans who, because of the colour of his skin and their own desperate desire to be seen as non racist, have lauded his every banal utterance, praised his faults and massaged the ego that causes him to think he is the only human being who ever understood anything about anything.

Thus when he pontificates to Chinese, South East Asian, Indian, Arab and European leaders he fully anticipates they will agree with him on all points. As long as he persists in this attitude, that is as long as he remains President he will continue to piss off the people he needs to establish a mutual understanding and working relationship with him.

And so long as the mainstream media persists in their sycophantic, politically correct fawning on this weak, ineffectual man because they are afraid to publicly criticise any member of the dark skinned races the flow of power from west to east will continue in a torrent.

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The Liberal Democrats were drawing up plans to abandon Nick Clegg's flagship policy to scrap university tuition fees two months before the general election, secret party documents reveal. As the Lib Dem leader faces a growing revolt after this week's violent protest against fee rises, internal documents show the party was drawing up proposals for coalition negotiations which contrasted sharply with

read full storyLib Dems Planned To Drop Tuition Fees Pledge

The amount of rage being hurled at Nick Clegg and other Liberal Democrat ministers in the coalition government by labour-lefie-loonies and by their own party members is as amusing as it is irrational. The first thing we should note is that none of us at The Daily Stirrer (and we've all been round the block a few times) can recall Labour members ever being so vitriolic towards their own party in government when the wishful thinking of campaign promises has to give way to the harsh realities of government.

The left has a long tradition of hypocrisy of course, look how they rant and rave about abolishing private education and yet how many among the Labour elite send their children to private schools or, every bit as bad, to faith schools in expensive suburbs where the catchment area ensures a large majority of pupils will be from affluent middle class homes, the offspring of professional couples.

The angst of Liberal Democrats, while amusing to behold is worrying for people who wish the coalition government well and are hoping they survive long enough to really stop the tide of politically correct lunacy set in spate during thirteen years of Labour rule. After ninety years of dreaming of power, the Lib Dems, finally having put a fingertip on the levers of government are finding responsibility not to their taste.

When I was an active member of the Liberal Party on of the greatest frustrations for those of us who believed a common sense, non ideological approach to the everyday problems facing voters could really help achieve "the greatest good of the greatest number" was that faction of the party we referred to as the raffia mafia. These sandal wearing, tree hugging, lentil munching wierdies were far more concerned with being seen to be "nice" and "caring" that with facing up to reality, deciding what needed to be done and setting about doing it. Their utopian dreams marginalised the whole party.

It seems too many Lib Dems are still living in that bubble of unreality, to eager to show how much they care about education and the plight of poor students to face up to the reality that Labour's rapid expansion of the higher education system was too great a burden for the education budget to bear. The aim was to have 50% of school leavers going to University. This is a totally unrealistic target. The country does not need and cannot find suitable jobs for so many graduates.

We have to get a sense of reality about this. Yes, the state should fund Uinversity tuition and provide support for students whose parents cannot subsidise them through three years of higher education. Having said that we must set a limit on the numbers we support through higher education so that the financial burden on the taxpayer does not become unsustainable.

It might seem harsh to some but let's remember, Utopia is a fiction.

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12 November 2010

Today's News
Papering Over The G20 Cracks Will Not Avert A Currency War.
from BBC News:
Leaders of the G20 group of major economies, including Barack Obama and the UK's David Cameron have agreed to avoid "competitive devaluation" of currencies after a second day of difficult talks in the South Korean capital, Seoul.

Leaders agreed to come up with "indicative guidelines" to tackle trade imbalances affecting world growth.Tensions had been high between some delegations over how to correct distortions in currency and trade.

But the agreement fell short of a US push to ...

read full story at BBC News:G20 To Adress Currency Wars
another perspective at The Guardian:Papering Over The Currency War Crack In The G20

John de Roe Comments for The Daily Stirrer.
The G20 leaders can pass all the resolutions they like and issue joint statements ''til the cows come home, the fact is we have a currency war and until the United States, owner of the world's reserve currency, the US Dollar stops trying to reduce its debt by devaluing the currency the world trades in and starts to work on getting its deficit under control the currency war will go on. The American economy has since the 1970s been both beneficiary and victim of the fact that the dollar is the world's reserve currency. Whatever nations buy from across national borders they must pay for in dollars and whatever they bring to the world market to trade they want to be paid in dollars for. So it does not really matter how big the US deficit on oil, steel, food crops and coffee may be because what Uncle Sam is really selling in the world market is the dollar. This means the Federal Reserve Bank can print dollars to buy whatever the consumers demand.

The situation had persisted since the British economy crashed and burned after World War 2. The pound is still a trading currency but mostly within the British Commonwealth. In the world market a wodge of British wonga no longer begs the question "how much of our stuff would you like, sir?" but "how many dollars will that monopoly money buy us, schmuck?" No matter, we own enough of America to ensure we have a ready supply of dollars flowing in through our holdings in the Caymans, Bermuda, The Channel Islands, The Isle of Man etc. World trade is truly a wonderful thing when a nation does not have to trade in food or manufactured goods using money as the token of exchange but can survive simply by trading in money. London is the largest world centre of currency trading and without that business Britain would have become a basket case nation a couple of decades ago

The happy situation for the United States of dollar supremacy looked set to continue but for the push towards European integration and the resurgence of Arab nationalism. So long as the dollar remained supreme the United States could continue to run up massive debts to support a lifestyle unparalleled anywhere in the world. As long as the world needed dollars Washington could pay the interest on its debts.
After the fall of the Soviet Union certain economists and political philosophers (mostly in France and Germany) decided that to have only one superpower would be bad for the world community. Another trading bloc was needed and the European Union could easily be adapted to fill the void.

It is easy to follow the reasoning, around 70% of the world's currency reserves are held in dollars which of course means that essential commodities, particularly oil, are valued in dollars. While the U.S.A. controls the money supply in effect it gets imports for free. As a bonus most of the dollars that other nations have worked hard to earn have to be invested back in the U.S. economy. It is so smart we should be surprised the Mafia did not think of it first.

At the time this was going on the European Union's collective economy suffered from none of the systemic weaknesses of the American economy. Only the smaller nations of Europe, Greece, Portugal, Ireland, were burdened with the same pro rata levels of debt as America and the stronger nations could easily absorb the problems This being so, the Euro was the only serious competitor to the Dollar as a world currency. There we have one of the true, but unmentionable, reasons why The White House was so anxious to bring about regime change in Iraq, promote the growth of China and other emerging nations and create new markets to trade in the commodities it was thought would farm the basis of the future economy as resources of oil and other basic raw materials ran out. The lesson has not been lost on people who are not friends of America however. Control the money supply and they could control everything

The oil nations of the Middle East do more trade and have better political relationships with Europe than the U.S., the EU imports more oil and the European economies are cashflow based rather than debt based and so are more sustainable in adverse trading conditions. There have already been rumblings from within OPEC (the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries) that a switch from dollars to euros for pricing oil could be a serious option. Should Europe's two main oil producers, Britain and Norway adopt the euro it could well be the tipping point at which a switch by OPEC becomes not possible but inevitable. On top of that there is another risk. Western News Media portray Al Qaeda as an organisation intent upon destroying western civilisation but this is a dangerous over estimation of terrorist ambitions. There are surely terrorist cells around the world who meet in gloomy basements and mutter darkly through beards of mass destruction about the downfall of the decadent west and the triumph of Islam but Osama bin Laden is certainly neither mad nor stupid. He knows well the American collective psychology, the siege mentality that sees enemies (and Satan) lurking behind every rock and tree along the borders. America will be destroyed by fear and panic rather than enemy action.

A shift to a more inward looking stance on foreign policy as the Obama adminitration's domestic problems grow and the obsession with "minority rights" issues in Obie's natural constituency, the politically correct left obstructs any attempt to do what needs to be done could well open the way for a Bin Laden inspired coup in Saudi Arabia, overthrowing the House of Saud and replacing it with an Islamic fundamentalist regime. And with the fundamentalists in Iran and Saudi Arabia pulling the strings in the world's main oil producing area you can bet the exodus from the dollar would be rapid and total.

The American currency is already weak in world markets, the past twelve months have seen first a decline against other major currencies and more importantly against essential commodities and gold. The situation is so far out of America's control that with either a weak or a strong dollar they now must be the losers. The weak dollar mean imports, particularly oil, get more expensive and Americans regard the right to cheap gasoline as right up alongside the right to free speech and the right to have bed dress sense. A strong dollar means America's exports get dearer and a country already up to its neck in debt cannot afford a drop in its income from exports. Driving the dollar down in currency markets as the Obama administration have been trying to do, if successful merely buys breathing space at the expense of destroying the value of savings, pension funds and the buying power of wages. The effect of a lower dollar exchange rate may be felt for six months to a year as contracts made for goods before the devaluation hold prices down. After a certain time though those contracts expire and new ones are negotiated at the new exchange rate. Try to keep devaluing, as the Federal Exchange has and trading partners start to demand settlement in other currencies, commodities or gold. All this is great for the evil bankers but terrible for ordinary people. The final factor in the slow motion train wreck that is happening to American is the domestic economy is very much consumer led. A few hikes in the price of gasoline will cause panic to set in and people will stop spending. Tax revenues will drop even further, bigger borrowing will be required to cover the public sector deficit and America will have to pay more interest on its borrowings. Rating Agencies have already, last week, downgraded America's credit rating. This can only lead to inflation in parallel with which The White House will have to increase taxes. And then the trouble starts.

Central banks have started to shift reserves into more stable currencies and create a snowball effect. With demand for its main trading commodity diminishing the US economy faces possible collapse and America's position as the world's strongest nation looks precarious. Europe may constitute a significant threat to America's domination in trade but whereas the Soviet Union was a military superpower but an economic island, Europe and the U.S.A. are allies militarily but economic competitors that, under the unwritten rules of free market economics, would have go head to head in a trade war like two bull elephants. Meanwhile China and India look ever more ready to step up to the mark as the world's economic superpowers. Free market economics compels all participants to compete for a bigger share of the cake at a time when America is more vulnerable than it has been in well over a century.

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Energy Bills To Rise This Winter
Households will see their gas and electricity bills climb by an average of 7 per cent from December 10 according to news reports. Though Brith Gas, followed by other suppliers, reduced bills by 8% last year that was only a fraction of the average 42% increase in the wake of 2008's financial crisis.

The increase will add an additional 1.50 on a typical weekly dual fuel bill, which equates to 78 a year.

As currency continues to devalue on the international markets and the nations sitting on vast oil and gas reserves sense the west's powerlessness to do anything about price hikes we can expect more increases. Stick up on warn clothes.

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11 November 2010

Today's News November 11, 2010

Why Can't British Workers Compete With Immigrants For Jobs?
by Xavier Connolly

from The Daily Telegraph
The main controversy in today's news stories is the response of Work amd Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith to the citicisms made by the Archbishop of Canterbury about the government's handling of the long term unemployment problem.

The Daily Telegraph put it like this:

Iain Duncan Smith, the Work and Pensions Secretary, said it was a "sin" that British workers are not capable of competing for jobs with foreigners.
As the Government unveiled the biggest reform of the welfare system in 60 years, Mr Duncan Smith said immigrants had taken 70 per cent of the four million-plus new jobs created in the last 14 years because British workers "weren't capable or able" to take them.
His language answers criticism from the Archbishop of Canterbury that ...
read full storyWhy Can't British Workers Compete With Immigrants
The BBC also led on the story:
: BBC News - New Benefit System Being Unveiled

The situation is an indictment of the failure of politically correct thinking by left wingers in the civil service, local government and education over the past fifty years. The 1945 - 51 Labour government (before my time but I've read history books) made some very important and necessary changes to British society that really transformed the way way people lived and the way they regarded themselves. Unfortunately, like the Liberal governments of Asquith and Lloyd George before them, like the Chartists of the early nineteenth century, like all great reforming movements once they had achieved their main aim (universal health care, the welfare system and the dismantling of the class system in Labour's case) they were effectively obsolete.

New generations of Labour leaders were not content to settle into the role of being part of the political establishment however, they too wanted to go down in history as having successfully brought about major social reforms.

Driven by the left British society moved towards a one-size-fits-all education system, campaigned for equalities for people who were not actually unequal and pushed for the disastrous policy of multiculturalism which has sliced open the belly of British culture and drawn out its guts all in the name of pandering to minorities.

In the employment market The Labour Party and the trade union movement between them replaced the work ethic with a sense of entitlement. "Nobody," went the message "should ever have to do anything they do not want to do, the world owes you a living." It is true to say this was exacerbated by Margaret Thatcher's war on British industry and reforms to the tax system which made it virtually impossible for a family to live comfortably on a single wage.

All the time, from the 1950 through the 1990 to within the last decade the jobs British workers did not want to do, jobs the products of our education system deemed beneath their dignity were being taken by incomers, first from the Caribbean, then from India and Pakistan the Bangla Desh and Africa then Eastern Europe, people who understood what a great privilege it is to live in a society like Britain (or Germany, France, Holland and Italy because we should not pretend our problems are unique. These incomers did not feel they were entitled to a Ford Cortina or a colour television, an iPhone or a foreign holiday. They were happy to have a solid roof over their head, enough to eat, clean water to drink and the opportunity for their children to achieve better lives. We have become accustomed to taking for granted. In short we don't know how well off we are.

One thing we have lost but immigrants still have is the ability to gain their self esteem from the knowledge they have bequeathed to the next generation a chance to do better. Having lost that too many of us in the west can only measure ourselves by our material wealth and the things we possess.

And that, in a nutshell, is why British workers cannot compete with foreigners in the hunt for jobs.

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The Government Is Not Introducing WorkfareThe Governments long awaited white paper on welfare reform is going to be launched tomorrow morning. As well as plans to simplify the benefits system, there is some speculation that the government may require long term unemployed people go on four-week compulsory work experience projects. The Archbishop of Canterbury sparked a row about that over the weekend suggesting,

David Cameron Waqrns Against Protectionism
World leaders must resolve the trade imbalances that are destabilising the global economy or risk a repeat of the Great Depression, David Cameron warned today.
Speaking at the start of the G20 Summit in Seoul, the prime minister said the real test for the summit would be its ability sort out the big battle between the indebted west and the surplus economies of ...

David Cameron Waqrns Against Protectionism
Bank Of England Chief Tells G20 To Get Its Act Together - The Independent.

We've said it all before on this:

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10 November 2010

Today's News and Comment 10 November 2010
Higher Tuition Fees Will Keep Costs Down Says Cameron by Xavier Connolly

From The Daily Telegraph
A surprise remark from David Cameron is likely to anger parents who are being forced to find thousands more to fund their children's higher education. The Prime Minister was quizzed on a trip to a university in Beijing about last week's Coalition proposal to raise tuition fees by up to 9,000 a year. A student asked Mr Cameron if he believed the move would restrict the opportunities for Chinese youngsters to gain places on university courses in Britain.

read full storyTuition Fees Will Keep Costs Down Says Cameron
another p.o.v Students Protest Against Tuition Fee Rise - The Guardian

It's hard to see quite what The Prime Minister is driving at here, how can higher fees possibly keep costs down when tuition fees are responsible for the bulk of the debt incurred by students?

Mr. Cameron could of course mean that the prospect of having to pay higher tuition fees and thus leaving University with an even greater burden of debt that students in recent years have been accustomed to will discourage students from taking up University places.

If this kills off some of the courses in bogus arts and pseudo science, examples including "Feminism In Film" and "Evolutionary Psychology" or degree courses in vocational subjects such as our favourite "Waste Management with Modern Dance," it could be positive. If it encourages students to stay at home and take up degree courses on offer in local colleges or to seek out two year courses and opt for serious study instead of partying at the taxpayers expense it could be positive.

And if it reduces the number of students leaving University with degrees in media studies, journalism, fashion design and sociology when there are never going to be enough jobs in those fields to employ them all it could be positive.

If, as I suspect, it is just another example of the spinmeister's art, a catchy phrase created to convince voters the coalition are on the case when in fact they are as clueless as their Labour predecessors about how to tackle the problems the nation faces then Mr. Cameron had better start thinking about where he is going to live when the coalition falls apart and he is ejected from Downing Street. Because it might be sooner than he expects.

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More Graduates, Less Graduate JobsAll the while Labour were in power they kept muttering about the knowledge economy as if simply having attained a University degree was a marketable asset. In reality were were spending fortunes on educating people to be call centre clerks, shelf fillers and burger flippers. Now the coalition must find a way to deal with the problem of having too many graducates in areas that offer no jobs.
No Child Left Behind - Just 800 millionEverybody has been feeling the pinch this past couple of years so just think how well off we would all be if this government stopped wasting our money! Each party is suggesting the other will bring in the more savage cuts to public spending. But they don't have to cut any necessary spending at all, just stop wasting the money we bung into the kitty via our tax on stupid schemes thought up by The Politically Correct Thought Police...
Education OversoldWe have been told for years that higher education leading to a university degree is the surefire route to career success and personal fulfillment after graduation. As resentment grows because with graduate unemployment on the rise the burden of student debt is crippling young people for many years we ask has university education been oversold for the sake of political expediency?

Chinese Credit Agency Downgrades U.S. Bonds
by John de Roe

One of Chinas leading credit rating agencies has downgraded United States of America government debt in response to what it sees as deliberate devaluation of the dollar by quantitative easing and other means. If China, now the second biggest economy in the world, stops buying US government bonds this could have a very negative effect on

read full story
Chinese Credit Agency Downgrades U.S. Bonds
More on finance from BBC News
Banks Say Inflation To Remain High - BBC News

It's another case of We Told You So. The Daily Stirrer has been warning of the dangers of quantitative easing since we started this website.

If, as the Daily Telegraph story warns and as now seems likely, China now stops buying United States Treasury bonds the Obama administration that in spite of the crushing defeat suffered by the Democrats in last week's mid - term elections shows no sign of deviating from its chosen course of running up insane deficits in an attempt to change the collective psyche of America are going to find it much harder to fund their burgeoning monthly deficits.

Not only will they find it harder to raise money in the markets, the interest due on those debts they take on will rise too. Already unable to meet the costs incurred in the day to day running of the nation, the growing public sector wage bill and the rising cost of unemployment and welfare benefits as unemployment continues to rise they will have to borrow more money. And when they do that interest rates will rise further and more quickly. All this must be paid for out of falling tax revenues or by borrowed money. Thus the Greek style spiral of debt begins to drag the nation down into financial basket case status.

The President is not apparently concerned by this. He is much more eager to further piss off the government by criticising their record on Human Rights. It seems a strange priority when the leaders of China are in the ideal position to hold a gun to his head.

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Cervical Cancer Jab To Replace Smear Tests
by Ed Butt

Girls who have the cervical cancer jab may only need screening twice in their lifetime, an expert said today.

Cervical cancer should become a "rare disease" thanks to the introduction of the vaccine, said Professor Peter Sasieni, from Queen Mary, University of London. Prof Sasieni suggests the current smear test programme, which sees women invited for screening every three to five years, could be replaced with ...
read full storyCervical Cancer Jab To Replace Smear Tests.

This is another lie told in the campaign to brainwash us into believing big pharma can create a vaccine for everything.

There are a few things to remember about the HPV vaccine before you get carried away by the hype. As far as we know there are no serious side effects but then neither is it very effective. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which the vaccine protects against is not the sole cause of cervical cancer. Reliable figures are hard to obtain because the medical establishment are more secretive than the climate science community about the data on which they base their claims but it is estimated that as many as 50% of cervical cancers are due to other causes.

The vaccine does not offer lifetime protection, it wears off in about ten years according to independent researchers whose work is not widely publicised (surprise!). This means that as the vaccine is given to pubescent girls it is wearing off by the time they are likely to be at their most sexually active.

The vaccine is very expensive and yet its supporters are not only pushing for legislation to make it compulsory for girls to be vaccinated but also for boys to receive the vaccine as well. How, you might well ask, do they justify vaccinating boys, who do not have a cervix, against cancer of the cervix?

Their case is that boys might be carriers of the virus and infect unvaccinated girls. When sceptics (rational thinkers) challenge this particular piece of illogic, pointing out that if all girls are vaccinated by law there will be no chance of male carriers infecting them the vaccine fascists are ready with their answer. What about women from undeveloped nations where vaccination is not automatic, they wail.

What about them? Why do we not ban all cars from the road in case an Amazonian native on a visit to the west walks in front of one, not being aware of the danger. Why don't we shut down the grids and cut off electricity supplies lest a retard sticks a metal pin in the socket and gets electrocuted. Why don't we erect a giant roof over the world to stop the occasional (once every few million years) rogue asteroid hitting a populated area?

See where these people are headed, these politically correct thinkers who would spend the entire GDP of the developed world on making sure nobody is ever at risk from anything and nobody is ever endangered by anything? They would destroy civilisation for the sake of salving their guilty consciences. And what do they feel guilty about? Being Westerners, that's what. The Daily Stirrer says don't vaccinate such people against anything, they all tend to be militant atheists and voluble supporters of evolution. Deny them medicines and treatment on the grounds that such things mess up the process of natural selection.

Obama Salutes Indonesia As A Deomcratic Example To The World Obama Hails Indonesia As A Deomcratic Example To The World
by Ian R Thorpe

Barack Obama, the great communicator who would reach out to the world and heal its wounds is a bit of a numbskull when it comes to international affairs it turns out.

Barack Obama has hailed Indonesia as an example to the world of how developing countries can embrace democracy. We examine the democratic, social, religious and human rights credentials of the world's most populous Muslim state ...

Well he would say that wouldn't he, being the great uniter, the man of peace reaching out to the Islamic world to reconcile them to the evil west. Pity he did not see fiot to make mention of that democratic, liberal, multiculturalist, inclusive, human rights loving Islamic government in Indonesia is waging a genocidal war against Christians on the remote island of East Timor.
read more on the conflict in East Timor here
and HERE
and HERE

There is little to be found in western mainstream media on this conflict in which about 30% (estimated) of the island's population have died at the hands of Barry's new best friends, the liberal, democratic and politically correct government of Indonesia.

Good work Barry, keep it it. My Pakistani and Bangladeshi Muslim friends here in East Lancashire are all absolutely convinced you are one of them, a Muzza. A few more pronouncements as careless as this and even your supporters, the "liberals" of America's east and west coasts will start to have doubts too,

Firuza Let Your Hair Fall Free


9 Novenber 2010

Cameron Told To Bollock The Chinese About Human Rights
by Ed Butt
Leading Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has risked arrest by delivering a public call to David Cameron to challenge his country's leadership on their human rights record.

Mr Weiwei, who was released on Sunday from a two-day house arrest, said he feared he would be silenced again by the authorities for saying that Mr Cameron will commit a crime if he fails to speak out against human rights abuses.

read full storyCameron Told To Bollock The Chinese About Human Rights

As a result of news reports on this story the radio call - in shoes were buzzing today with the 'rights' lefties demanding David Cameron cut off Britain's business relationships with the Chinese in retaliation for their abysmal human rights record.

Right so. But where the fuck would we get our underwear and shirts and microwave ovens and MP3 players from?

The lefties who are always wailing and gnashing their teeth about the way foreign countries manage their societies never seen able to understand what the Chinese or Russians, Tanzanians, Iranians or any other nation does within its own borders is the business of that nation's people. We may not like the way they carry on. In most cases they do not some of the things that happen in our society. If nations start trying to meddle in the internal affairs of other nations however that road can only lead to war.

The west is heavily involved in military action in Afghanistan, is just now disengaging from Iraq, has the Israeli / Palestinian conflict simmering on a back burner, ready to boil over into full scale regional war at the least provocation and is sitting on the permanent powder keg that is Africa.

And still the human rights whiners cannot get their heads round the first principle of international relation; DON'T FUCK WITH THE CHINESE.

Obama Goes Home To Indonesia
by Ian R. Thorpe
US President Barack Obama made a much-delayed homecoming of sorts to Indonesia on Tuesday, seeking to engage Muslims and cement strategic relations on the second leg of his Asia tour.
read full storyObama Goes Home To Indonesia

Goes home to Indonesia? Really? And we were told by so many people he was a natural born nephew of his Uncle Sam citizen of the United States of America.

Even worse was to befall him in connection with his true nationality however. With doubts about his eligibility to serve as United States President surfacing again in the wake of his party's rout in the mid term elections he was, while preparing to give a speech to Indian businessmen introduced by a former Kenyan Asian who was chairing the event as "a fellow Kenyan."

While most of the publicity surrounding Obama's eligibility has centered on whether he was actually born in the U.S. sate of Hawaii several law suits progressing through the labyrinthine American legal system make clear the issue is that according to Obama's own account his father was a Kenyan national (actually a British colonial citizen at the time of the President's birth) and was never even legally a resident of the USA let alone a naturalised citizen.

This would make Obama a dual citizen at birth if he was in fact born in Hawaii, a fact which is acknowledged in his semi - fictional autobiography Dreams From My Father.

Other accusations centre on the time during Obama's childhood when he lived with his mother and her Indonesian husband Lolo Soetoro in Jakarta. It is claimed Soetoro adopted the boy (a necessary step for him to attend an Indonesian state school as documentary evidence proves he did), making him an Indonesian citizen in the process. If Obama has never been renaturalised and no evidence has been found to suggest he has, this also would render him inelegible to serve as President Of The United States.

As my god friend Jeff Schreiber, a U.S. Lawyer warned in 2008 America would have a constitutional crisis on its hands if Obama was elected. They certainly have one of those now and its a humdinger.

Obama's refusal to show his long form birth certificate or other documents that might be relevant to his nationality give grounds for suspicion that there is some substance in the allegations made against him. It could of course simply be that his father is not the fabled Kenyan goat boy Barack Hussein Obama Snr. but an American citizen. This would settle questions of eligibility in Obama's favour but would expose him as a liar and a fantasist who spun this exotioc backstory for electoral gain.

We eagerly await further developments.

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Children Who Have Not Had MMR Jab Should Be Banned From School
by SXavier Connolly
Children who haven't had the MMR jab should be banned from schools, according to Dr Sohail Bhatti, a director of one of the largest health trusts in has said. Oh well, we suppose bureaucratic bullying is the only way to improve uptake of the MMR vaccine which is hitting new lows we hear since the first damages award made in a British court for brain damage incurred as a result of receiving the MMR vaccine. MMR court victory for family.

read full story from The Daily Mail
Children Who Have Not Had MMR Jab Should Be Banned From School Says Doctor

The ploy used by the government and the pharmaceutical industry to sell MMR in the face of doubts is to direct all attention onto the case of discredited Dr. Andrew Wakefield. That is a typical government / corporate diversion. Over the years many parents have stepped forward to affirm that their children had developed serious symptoms comparable to autism shortly after receiving the MMR vaccine and had suffered permanent or long term harm.

It is customary for medical bodies such as the General Medical Council and for respected (but on this issue not necessarily respectable) publications like The Lancet, The Times and The Guardian to dismiss these as coincidence. When a think keeps happening in the course of a pattern of events however it is reasonable to suspect it is perhaps not coincidence.

The official line is predictably that only religious cranks and right wing nut cases harbour doubts about the MMR vaccine. This is not true. There is a significant body of medical opinion which holds that MMR and other multiple vaccines are still in use because of a massive cover up. These people are careful not to express their views too openly because they know that as was the case with Dr. Wakefield, to challenge the official line on this vaccine is to court professional ruin.

One of the reasons we do not take comments on this site is we have experience of web scrubbing campaigns like the one set up to protect MMR by throwing doubt on the sanity of those who question it (hint: the people who write The Daily Stirrer are not right wing neither are we religious) This again is a diversionary tactic so we like people to read our posts and make up their own minds.

Now nobody has ever tried to suggest that ham will come to any child who receives the MMR jab. In all but a very small minority of cases the children are perfectly safe. What gave us grounds to suspect some kind of cover up is exactly the type of official bullying we showed in the lead to this story.

Why this pressure to force MMR on worried parents? Before the introduction of the triple jab and the trickle of cases of the onset of brain damage occurring shortly after the vaccine was administered (a trickle that prompted Dr. Wakefield's misguided research project) there was over 90% take up of the measles vaccine. According to the latest statistics I read the take up of MMR is around 60% and falling. So why did the last government, if they were so concerned about the possibly very serious consequences of measles, not give parents the right to request their children receive the vaccines singly.

Ask that question and you will usually be told you do not understand science. Which is yet another diversionary tactic aimed at making questioners feel stupid and inadequate. WTF has understanding science to do with wanting a single vaccine for your child. It's a perfectly simple question, why can people who are prepared to pay a fair charge not have their children vaccinated singly?


8 November 2010
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7 November 2010

November 7, 2010. Todays News Workshy Will Be Made To Work For Benefits
People who do not try hard enough to find a job will be forced to work for free or lose their benefits, the Government will announce this week. In the most radical clampdown on the work-shy yet, Iain Duncan Smith will announce that the unemployed will be found compulsory 30 hour-a-week work placements and if they fail to turn up they will lose their Jobseekers' Allowance for at least three months.

This would be a better idea if anybody had a clue about how to create jobs for the unemployed to fill.

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Dozens of MPs are threatening to vote against the Coalition on Europe this week, as David Cameron unveils new laws ensuring that any future transfer of power to Brussels is subject to a referendum.
The Prime Minister will attempt to reassert his eurosceptic credentials by launching an EU Bill promising MPs and the British people their say on any proposed transfer of sovereignty to the European Union. But the move was condemned last night as a "cosmetic gesture" by ...

The writing has been on the wall long enough. The Bureaucrats of Brussels intend to create a single European state and rule it as a Burteaucratic oligarchy. We must demand that the coalition government make a stand now, Nick Clegg must whip his mealy-mouthed bleaters into line or tell them to fuck off and join the one - worlders of Labour's wannabe authoritarian regime.

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Education bias towards islam
An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has established that the education watchdog has published positive reports praising Muslim schools for their contribution to community cohesion even in the case of a school which openly states that Muslims oppose the lifestyle of the West.

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We really do have to get politically correct thinking out of the education system. We know the left wing mafia hate Chistianity and let's be honest, here in Britain most moderates are not big fans of religion. If leftist militant atheists in local and national government officials are going to persist in attacking Christianity however they must either stop pandering to Islam or hold up their hands and say "Mea Culpa, I'm a bigoted little hypocrite." RELATED: Halal In Harrow
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6 November 2010
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Oil Price Rise Fuels Inflation Fears
Brent crude, traded in London, hit $88.80 before falling back to $88, which is slightly below highs seen in the spring. But New York prices topped their highest in two years, touching $87.22 per barrel at one point, before retreating on a stronger dollar in late trading. Analysts have begun to forecast that ...

Let Them Eat Cheese
The Irish government has risked fomenting revolution by trying to solve the country's dire economic problems by handing out a free block of cheese to every family. Brendan Smith, the agriculture minister, announced yesterday that the government would use European Union funding to buy 53 tonnes of fresh Irish cheddar and distribute it for free from 15 November. But Irish citizens responded angrily to the plan, which was likened to the "Let them eat cake" comment by Marie Antoinette that provoked the

Obama's 10 day Asian Tour
Obama Is Doomed
Four days after the elections, the rage continues. If giving the Democrats a hiding was supposed to soothe the electorate, something has gone wrong. It or rather the Democrat reaction to it appears simply to have made things worse.
To the rest of the world, it might have seemed that President Obamas press conference after the defeat was an admission of personal failure. But it wasnt: what went wrong was the economys fault, he argued and, by extension, it was the fault of the electorate for not seeing

Coalition Pledge Immigration Crackdown The home secretary, Theresa May, is to end the right to permanent settlement for more than 100,000 skilled workers and overseas students who come to Britain each year.
In her first major speech on migration, the home secretary also disclosed that she intends to drastically reduce the flow of

The Rise Of The Geeks
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the 10th most powerful man in the world, according to the latest list from Forbes.
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, has been named the 10th most powerful man in the world, ahead of the likes of Rupert Murdoch, Hillary Clinton and Steve Jobs.
Gates, who stepped down from his day-to-day role at Microsoft to concentrate on the philanthropic exploits of his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is praised by Forbes for his work ...

Is The Music Business Playing Its Last Tune
I have a confession to make. I have been involved with music, as a fan, performer and critic, for most of my life. But I still dont really understand how the business works. In fact, I dont think anybody does. Guy Hands certainly doesnt. I suggested as much when he (over)paid 3.5 billion for EMI in 2007, then set about the great but ailing firm with all the subtlety of ...


5 November 2010
Today's News and Comment

Fears About Obama's Loonytoons Economic Grow

The early verdict is in on the US Federal Reserve's $600bn of fresh money through quantitative easing. Yields on 30-year Treasury bonds jumped 20 basis points to 4.07pc.
It is the clearest warning shot to date that global investors will not tolerate Ben Bernanke's openly-declared policy of generating inflation for much longer. Soaring bourses may have stolen the headlines, but equities are rising for an unhealthy reason: because they are a safer asset class than bonds at the start of ...

You can't say we didn't warn you... debt crisis menu

British Food Prices Soar

Soaring wheat and other commodity costs on world markets have pushed up UK wholesale food prices at the fastest rate in two years, official figures showed this morning.

Prices of food produced in the UK were 9.8% higher last month than a year ago, the biggest annual increase since October 2008, the Office for National Statistics reported. Imported food prices climbed 4.5% on the year, the fastest rate since

Again The Daily Stirrer was first to warn you of this. Hope you stocked up with baked beans, tinned soup and SPAM.

Vince Cable Bottled Out On University Reform
There are three sorts of conservative: a conservative, a fanatical conservative, and a university. Change nothing, it cries. I am poor but perfect. I am special. I am the future. Just give me the money.
The coalition proposals on university tuition fees published by the business secretary, Vince Cable, this week should just about rescue ...

The academic mafia have closed ranks against cable of course. But does the national interest really demand that 50% of the population has University Degrees. After all a degree is no guarantees a person is not a useless fucker. Higher Education Disaster

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4 November 2010
News, Opinion and Coment

Document Title
Prison Does Not Reform Criminals

Three in four offenders do not leave a life of crime regardless of whether they are jailed or handed community penalties.
The first long term study of its kind shows that 74 per cent of criminals will commit at least one crime within nine years of being released from jail or serving a community sentence, Ministry of Justice figures show.
The figures show the true challenge facing Kenneth Clarke, the Justice Secretary, to meet his promise to bring about a "rehabilitation revolution".... read all Most Criminals Never Change Career

The Coalition has a chance to take another step in the right direction here and roll back the advances made by The Politically Correct Thought Police under Labour. We need to get back to the idea that prison is a punishment handed out to people whose actions have caused material or physical harm to others. It is not a way of compensating the unfortunate victims of society whose home backgrounds, academic failure at school or status as a member of a minority has complelled them to commit anti social acts in order to draw attention to their need for help.

Prison should be unpleasant or it is not a deterrent. Sure, keep the educational opportunities, they can help those who want to change their lives. But restrict access to TV and get rid of the pool tables, video games and such. Prison should not be like home. The aim is to make people not want to go back.

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Bank Of England Decides Not To Print More Monopoly Money. Common sense has prevailed and the Bank Of England will not embark on another round of quantitative easing.

The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee was widely expected following a raft of positive recent UK economic data, including rising confidence in both the manufacturing and services industries as well as economic growth of 0.8pc in the third quarter double predicted levels. Yields on 10-year gilts rose marginally to 3.05pc following ...read all Bank Of England Resists More Q.E.
The last round of Q.E. achieved little beyong putting taxpayers money in the pockets of the bankers and triggering inflation, thus punishing the people who had been thrifty by devaluing their savings and rewarding the very people and corporate entities whose actions caused the financial meltdown.

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Can David Cameron Turn America's Weakness Into A Strength
Until yesterday, our ministers were under strict orders to avoid all references to America's gargantuan deficit and to Barack Obama's failure to address it. When Mark Hoban, the Treasury minister, dared to suggest last month that the US had taken the wrong decisions on fiscal ...


3 November 2010
News, Opinion and Coment

Bugger all in the news today apart from analysis of the mid term elections results in the USA. Not of much interest to us then, we could say we told you so but what's the point? Anyone who has not seen through Obama before now is never likely to.

Instead let's have a wry little simle.

Most Gobsmackingly Important Scientific Study Of The Month From the website of Live Science comes this shocking revelation:

Oral Sex Leads to Intercourse Among Teens, Study Suggests.

Unfortunately you have to be a subscriber to the site and log in to read the article. But do you need to read it to know that all you will see is another ezample of scientists having to spend huge amounts of money to discover what the rest of us could have told them for nothing.


2 November 2010
News, Opinion and Coment

Austerity Measures Will Cost 1.6m Jobs Says Think Tank
from BBC News:

The government's spending cuts and the rise in VAT to 20% in January will result in more than 1.6 million job losses across the public and private sectors by 2016, research suggests.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development said the impact of the Spending Review had been "understated".

It predicts 725,000 public sector jobs will go - more than 100,000 higher than a government-appointed body.

The left never give up do they? They try to create fear and panic around every issue with the unspoken subtext being "Only more government can save you, you are herlpless, like children. Trust Nanny State.

750,000 public sector jobs need to go. We have six million people employed in the poublic sector (and more if we count consultants etc. That is ten per cent of the population and over 35% of the work force. No wonder the economy is up shit creek. Everyone who has a proper job has to support a passenger.

Prisoners To Be Given Right To Vote

Ministers and think-tanks push for strict limits on concessions to the European ruling that prisoners should be allowed to vote, suggesting that it should only apply to convicts serving short sentences.

read Ed Butt's rant on this topic votes for criminals

Republicans Set For Sweeping Victory In The U.S. Election

Anxiety over the stumbling economy and discontent with Obama and government in Washington have propelled Republicans to the threshold of huge gains that could give them a majority in the House of Representatives and perhaps even the Senate.
Opinion polls and independent analysts project Republican gains of at least 50 House seats, far more than ...

Looks like the end of the narcissist Obama's dream of a world remade in his image.

Perfect Storm For Investors

Never mind what the Bank of England monetary policy committee says about interest rates on Thursday. One of the biggest wealth managers in the world is discretely warning its income-seeking clients to beware of bonds issued by the British Government; generally known as gilts.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management fears that despite the apparent security of gilts, a combination of rising inflation already underway higher interest rates and the cessation of quantitative easing both widely anticipated could create a perfect storm for investors who ...

If you have savings be afraid, be very afraid.


1 November 2010
News, Opinion and Coment

Once again, without actually having done very much, Al Qaeda have scored a victory in the so called 'war on terror.' The purpose of a campaign of teror is not to kill vast numbers or to destroy property, industrial installations and military hardware but to disrupt the routines of the nation or organization under attack. The alleged discovery of a bomb disguised as a toner cartridge for a laser printer on a transatlantic cargo flight at Heathrow airport represents a victory for the terrorists.

We say alleged because rumours are circulating that a high ranked executive of UPS, the carrier on whose flight the parcel was being carried, has denied it was a bomb. The conspiracy theorists were on the case immediately, claiming the Obama abministration were behind the story in an attempt to frighten voters ahead of the mid term elections tomorrow.

This can be discounted because Obama is seen by voters as being too sympathetic to organisations connected with terror so and incident or near miss at this stage would be more likely to drive votes towards Obama's opponents.

What an be said however is that with their usual impeccable timing Al Qaeda have managed to cause maximum disruption in the west at a time when tensions are already high. When security services proclaim their success in combating the terror threat after each unsuccessful attack they miss the point. Last Christmas massive disruption was caused by a wannabe suicide bummer whose plan was to detonate explosives hidden inside his own body as the filight from Nigeria he had travelled on was coming in to land at Chicago.

Forget the fact that the guy was so incompetent he only suceeded in setting fire to his own bollocks, his mission was spectacularly successful. Air travel was disrupted for the rest of the holiday period and higher security measures imposed on airlines since his failure have cost western businesses and governments $billions.

Again the terrorists, whether the bomb was real or there is some substance in the latest rumours, have caused massive disruption.

We do not need higher security on passenger flights. Cargo is a different matter but given the just in time philosophy of modern business, corporate interests are likely to override security risks.

And as for those of us who are not concerned with the air frieght industry, all we need do is heed the words of Winston Churchill, "Keep calm and carry on."

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Authorities Failing as Birmingham Faces ‘Tsunami’ of Child Sex Abuse
Birmingham, arguably Britain's second city faces a surge of child sexual exploitation, greater than those reported on South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester, as ruthless men from mostly middle eastern and east European backgrounds target vulnerable young girle. It has been reported that organised gangs have been using tasers to debilitate young British females prior to their being gang raped, a politician with knowledge of the area warned.

Majority of Germans Favour Snap Election as Merkel Coalition Talks Stumble
There appears to be no end in sight to Germany's crisis of democracy as the European Union's most populous and economically powerful state continues to stumble along without an effective government. Coalition talks between Chancellor Merkel's CDU/CSU and the left wing Greens and classical liberal Free Domocrats have stalled over irreconcilable policy demands.

Putin On U.S. Terror Support: One day weapons go to ‘moderate opposition,’ the next they are with terrorists
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said certain clandestine supplies of arms to conflict zones are apparently primarily motivated by profit rather than geopolitical considerations. He called this “irresponsible” and unbefitting of any state.Speaking at an arms export commission in Moscow, Putin stressed that while selling weapons is a multibillion-dollar business for Russia, it ensures that the bottom line never undermines the stability of the regions to which the weapons are delivered.

German Army Prepares For "Break-Up Of European Union"
The German military is preparing for a number of scenarios over the next two decades ranging from "the disintegration of the EU" to "multipolar competition" and the unraveling of Western order. According to a confidential government report leakeed to Der Spiegel, the 102-page document titled "Strategic Perspective 2040" which was published internally to defence officials in late February 2017, outlines six scenarios for how social trends and international conflicts are likely to play out and influence German security.

CIA Spearheads US Bid To Control Cyberspace, We Can All Help The Resistance
For several years Western media sources have been terying to top each other's efforts to publish the most ludicrously hyperbolic articles about so-called Russian hackers while complaining about the alleged damage these hackers, of whose alleged activities no evidence is offered, have inflicted upon the American democracy The Washington Post would feature a propaganda article about Russia’s push towards the control of cyberspace. The New York Times would try to top it, while the LA Times would try to outdo both. What else should one expect from media sources owned by media corporations controlled by Wall Street hedge funds and enjoying a far too cosy relationship with US Government security agencies, if various reports across the net are to be trusted ... READ MORE ON THIS >>>

"Hopelessly Compromised": Judiciary Member Calls For Mueller's Resignation Over Uranium One Scandal Earlier this morning (November 4) House Judiciary Committee representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) submitted a resolution calling for Robert Mueller to resign as special counsel overseeing the FBI investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government saying that the former FBI director is "hopelessly compromised" as a result of his failed oversight of the controversial Uranium One transaction ... MORE

This Crazy Obsession With Race Is Destroying Western Societies
Genuine racism is a terrible thing, but it seems to me we have lost sight of what real racism is. The first thing we must remember is that “black” and “white” are not races. And most racial conflicts around the world are not white versus black. In the 1990s there were some localised but bloody and brutal conflicts in The Balkans, that area of eastern Europe lying between the Adriatic sea and the Black Sea, ... MORE

Former Democratic Party Chair Donna Brazille Accuses Clinton Campaign Of "Rigging" Primary
It's the breaking news we all knew about over a year ago, the Democratic Party Primaries were as bent as a fisherman's hook. This blog and most other unaligned news websites in New Media reported last year, supplying irrefutable proof it must be said, that the Democratic Party pirmaries which secured the nomination for Hillary Clinton were rigged ... MORE

Wall Street Journal Warns Washington Democrats "The Russian Dossier Dam Is Breaking"
University students have claimed they are being pressured by political activist lecturers into writing essays which pander to the “anti-Brexit bias” endemic in the higher education system, and fear they will otherwise be marked down if their work does not comply with the academics’left wing agenda ...
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Students Feel Pressured To Reflect Universities Anti-Brexit Bias In Essays
University students have claimed they are being pressured by political activist lecturers into writing essays which pander to the “anti-Brexit bias” endemic in the higher education system, and fear they will otherwise be marked down if their work does not comply with the academics’left wing agenda ... MORE

Soros network in Brussels planning ‘Europe of mixed population’:- Orban
According to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, network, a pseudo - charity founded by American-Hungarian billionaire Marxist, George Soros has, through patronage and generous hospitality to those who might be useful in advancing the hedge fund operator's global government agenda, amassed vast influence over European Union bureaucratic instiutions in Brussels. It is hardly a secret that for years

US firm makes millions selling dead body parts donated to science – report
An investigation by Reuters news agency has uncovered the shocking news than an American company has made huge profits from selling human organs and other body parts donated to science, for surgical transplant purposes, often without the knowledge of relatives. Under US law it is legal though many people question the ethics involved. It would not be the first time doctors' enthusiasm for turning us into Frankenstein monsters has run into ethical problems ...

Students Feel Pressured To Reflect Uinversities Anti-Brexit Bias In Essays
University students have claimed they are being pressured by political activist lecturers into writing essays which pander to the "anti-Brexit bias"in the higher education system, and fear they will be marked down if their work does not comply with the left wing agenda. Students have alleged that free debate on Brexit, and opinions opposed to those of the "Remain" camp is being shut down by lecturers supporting the movement to thwart the democratic will ...

Germany Sees Fourfold Rise in Terrorism-Related Cases
According to a report in the Welt am Sonntag, Germany has experienced a huge rise in the number of terror-related cases in just one year, with prosecutors having dealt with more than 900 cases so far in 2017, compared with 250 cases initiated throughout 2016. Around 700 Islamic extremists now living in Germany have been identified by the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) as posing a potential terror threat.

Globalists Want to Mould All Nations in EU’s Image, Warns Orban
The Hungarian prime minister has warned that “the forces of globalism are banging on the door” of Central Europe, “the last migrant-free zone” in the continent. Fidesz leader Viktor Orbán said his government wants “a secure, fair, civic, Christian, and free Europe”, but that eurocrats and mass migration advocates were working hard “to turn us Hungarians into Homo Brusselsicus” — Brussels Man.

Harvey A Typical Hollywood Stalwart?
Marilyn, the two Corey’s, Polansky’s Victim, abuse is par for the course in Hollywood. We have been gobsmacked by the hypocrisy of Hollywood luvvies and liberal politicians in the USA as they have hurried to jump on the latest politically correct bandwagon and condemn Harvey Weinstein for the way he exploited his position as the most powerful producer in the film and television industry

So Did Assad Use Poison Gas Against His Own People Or Didn't he?
'The US State Department has finally admitted that militants linked to Al-Nusra Front in Syriahave carried out attacks in civilian areas using chemical weapons (poison gas). The warning, which supersedes a previous warning issued in March 2017 was issued by the State Department on Wednesday...

Yellowstone Grumbles, La Palma Rumbles?—?What can we do?
Volcano warning: Canary Islands panic as earthquakes hit La Palma?—?40 tremors in 48 hours. FEARS of a volcano erupting on the Canary Islands has sparked panic as the Spanish archipelago was hit by more than 40 earthquake tremors in just 48 hours.

Puketastic Hollywood Hypocrites
Don't those talentless attention seekers make you want to puke? Not because they're talentless attention seekers of course, we'd all be puked out long ago if that was the case, but because they are such hypocrites. I had not heard of Harvey Weinsten until a few days ago. But from what I've read of the scandal, his proclivities were well known among the showbiz twatterati. So why the fuss now.

'Computers Have No Feelings': Can AI Really Replace Humans?
As long as humans develop technologies, we'll continue worrying about what our creations might do to us, such as making us slaves to machines. People are both right and wrong to worry about artificial intelligence (AI). On the one hand, AI potentially offers major positive changes in to our lives. On the other, in the hands of greedy corporate bosses and power addicted elitists, it could be a significant weapon in the battle for power and control.

Migrant Youth Gangs Turn Berlin Area into Borderline No-Go Zone
The area around the Alexanderplatz metro in Berlin has become a focus for gangs of disaffected migrant youths to indulge their taste for violence and drugs, while pressure put on police by politically correct politcs has forced the cops to take a kid gloves approach when dealing with immigrant crime and thus lose control of the streets. This has led to ...

12 More Men Charged with Child Sex Abuse Offences in Grooming Gang Investigation
In the latest development of the now globally notorious Rotherham sex abuse case, a further 12 Muslim men of Pakistani or Bangladeshi origin have been charged in connection with the sexual abuse of eight young girls in Rotherham as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into child abuse among predominantly Muslim grooming gangs.

Arkansas Farmers Stand Together Against GM Destruction Of Crops

Dicamba herbicide is not new, it has been around for years. Puzzling then that it is suddenly at the centre of a massive controversy that is dividing farmers across the Midwest USA. The reason, when we dig a little, is 2017 is the first year Dicama has been licenced for use on crops like soy and cotton because only now have biotech companies developed new genetically modifies strains of these cash crops, making them able to withstand the plant killer.

New German Coalition in Peril as Potential Partners Clash over 200,000 Annual Migrant Limit
Reports thatGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed a proposal from coalition partner and leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer to limit the number of asylum seekers in Germany to 200,000 per year to secure a rul;ing coalition may be somewhat premature. Other coalition partners are not as positive on the policy.
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Catalonia To Declare Independence From Spain On Monday?
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is set to make a statement at 9 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Wednesday, after an all-party committee of the region’s parliament met to agree a decision on independence. The outcome of that meeting was a forgone conclusion and just moments before this article was posted, CUP, the pro-secession party that is a majority in the Catalan parliament, has announced it will declared independence from Spain in plenary session on Monday, ...

Washington Post Disciplines Writer Who Criticized Owner Bezos - Goodbye Free Speech?
A new trend in mainstream media and the liberal side of the political establishment is that, aware of public feeling for once, they are turning on their recent darlings, the Silicon Valley elites. As public criticism of the ethical decrepitude common to tech and internet giants such as Google (don't be evil, that's our job,) Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to name a few, the politicians and media luvvies are as usual piling on the bandwagon.

Corporate Food Scam: Major Brands Selling Cheap, Poor Food Sold To Eastern Europe In Premium Brand Labels
A number of global food giants have been exposed for cheating consumers in eastern Europe by selling inferior products under respected premium brand names, Vera Jourová, the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality revealed in a press conference.

Italian Farmers Complain GM Seed being Forced On Them By EU
The majority of Italian farmers are protesting about a European court ruling this week which will allow growers to cultivate genetically-modified (GM) corn in Italy. Farmers representatives told RT that the majority reject GM seeds and question the legality of EU interfering in national laws. The Daily Stirrer has questioned many times the legitimacy of EU bureaucracy's actions to overrule the democratically elected governments of EU member states

Don’t forget the human factor in AI and Machine Learning

We have always been cynical about the hyperbolic claims of the science academe and the Silicon Valley cunts club about how Artificial Intelligence and digital technologies will soon replace humans as the dominant force on the planet. It's bollocks of course, machines can only 'think' using processes programmed by humans and cannot 'learn' but only gather vast amounts of data and parse it incredibly quickly for matching stringsof binary data.

U.S.A. Threatens To Cut Off China From The US Dollar If They Do Not Uphold Sanctions On North Koreas
The government of the USA has threatend to impose economic sanctions on China if The People's Republic does not adopt the new sanctions imposed against North Korea, the US Treasury Secretary has warned. Steven Mnuchin said that among the actions being considered was a move to cut off Beijing’s access to the US financial system ...

Syria's President Assad Makes A Fool Of US Reporter Michael Isikoff In Interview
The ISIS uprising in Syria was, according to the official narrative, one of the spontaneous revolutions kicked off by a speech Barack Obama made in Cairo ... With the exception of Tunisia, all the so called Arab Spring revolutions have failed, Egypt is once more a military dictatorship, Libya is a lawless failed state and in Syria the war still goes on, though the Assad government still holds power and now has the upper hand it appears.

German Election: Will Another Term For Merkel destroy German Economy
Nothing illustrated the failure of Europe’s open doors immigration policies more than the notorious "no-go zones" that have sprung up in Muslim dominated areas of many European cities.For decades the West has opened its borders to people who don’t share their values, and the West has utterly failed to encourage these people to assimilate. To even suggest that is now considered racist in many European countries.

German Election: Will Another Term For Merkel destroy German Economy?
According to the latest round of opinion polling ahead of the German elections, Angela Merkel looks set to become the joint longest-serving modern German chancellor, that’s despite having been accused of "putting problems on the back burner, and staved off several attempts to indict her on treason charges for her role in the immigrant crisis ...

Scholar Fired By Think Tank For Criticizing Google

Shortly after European monopolies regulators levied a record $2.7 billion fine against Google in June 2017, think tank The New America Foundation found out the hard way what can happen when a corporate bully is challenged. The Foundation has been funded to the tune of $21 million by Google. That money helped New America to a role in shaping government policy ...

WIKILEAKS: CIA can secretly load implants on Windows’s devices
WikiLeaks have today released documents from the Vault 7 cache, a group of leaked information which contains details on the CIA Angelfire spyware tool which was developed to facilitate loading and execution of implants targeting computers using Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Has Google Become A Major Threat To Democracy In America?
About 10 years ago, Tim Wu, the Columbia Law professor who coined the term network neutrality, made this prescient comment: "To love Google, you have to be a little bit of a monarchist, you have to have faith in the way people traditionally felt about the king." Wu was right. And now, Google has established a pattern of lobbying and threatening to acquire power. It has reached a dangerous point common to many monarchs: The moment where it no longer wants to allow dissent.

Hurricane Harvey - the big question
Hurricane Harvey is an entirely new extreme weather event according to some very clever people who are not impressed by the Warmageddonist lobby claims that the Texas disaster is a consequence of global warming / climate change / whatever they're calling it this week. Reports of its formation begin on Aug. 16th and was a tropical storm that was following the course of Hurricane Gert.

Four EU Member Nations Have Agreed To Destroy European Civilisation

It will now become much easier for 'refugees' from Africa to seek asylum in Europe, according to a new agreement between four western European countries and Egypt, Chad and Niger. That Africal leaders are being invited to negotiate arrangement with the largest EU nations when representatives of smaller EU member states are excluded demonstates the comtempt Europe's leaders have for democracy.

War On Cash. If You Want To Buy A Car Or Appliance From A Friend For Cash, You Will Not Be Able To.


A geopolitical move by the globalist control freaks that began as a seemingly innocuous hypothetical discussion several years ago now appears to have become a deep state / corporate policy backed by a propaganda campaign involving some of the most powerful commercial and government agencies in the industrialized world. Throughout this omnibus web page we have called it the War on Cash.

Sweden: Unemployment Among Foreign Origin Residents Five Times Higher Than Locals
The Swedish Employment Agency has released new statistics on unemployment that shows the employment for Swedes who have a foreign background is far greater than native Swedes. The agency released a report Monday saying that the total Swedish unemployment rate sits at 7.3 percent nationwide but the gap between native Swedes and those with a foreign background is considerable.

Vast Majority of Americans Support Free Speech Over Political Correctness
A recently published opinion poll carried out by Rasmussen has found that the vast majority of Americans support maintaing the right to free speech over the political correct constraints demanded by left wing extremists, while only 8% believe protecting people from being offended by the opinions of others is more important than the First Amendment.

Joe Rogan - Will Artificial Intelligence Destroy Humankind?

I worked in the Information Technology field from the 1960s to 2003, the first program I wrote was loaded to a mainframe from punched paper tape, and throughout that time, we were always 'just around the corner' from having machines that could think like humans only better. [ ... ] We are no nearer in real terms now than we were when my first program failed (it worked at the third attempt.)

Merkel heckled by anti-refugee crowd at election rally
There seems to be no boundary to the insane hatred of Europeans and Europe's civilization felt by the elitists who control the European Union's most powerful member states. According to unconfirmed reports from Gremany (but remember, EU covernments will never admite immigration policy has failed and is causing social problems), Germans in Germany now have a similar social status to that assigned to Jews in hitler's Third Reich:

Need A Job? Sign Up With Rent - A - Mob
For readers who have wondered what I mean when I use the phrase "Rent-a-mob," this story, as well as being bad news for anyone who respects democracy shows exactly how extremists work to generate propaganda.

Assange To Prove Clinton Leaks Did Not Come From Russia
If you know me from elsewhere, under my own name Ian R Thorpe, or from Boggart Blog, The Daily Stirrer and several other sites I have been involved in, you might recall some of the numeous times I have posted items to the effect that the alleged Russian connection floated by Hillary Clinton and her supporters to explain why a pillock like Trump beat her in the 2016 presidential election is bollocks.

Only In California: New Law Would Imprison Health Workers For Using Incorrect Pronouns With Patients
California has a well-deserved reputation for being the global capital of cazy, the state whose self - indulgent, batshit crazy inhabitants see nothing wrong in introducing wacky legislation in a bud to show they are more prone to policically correct lunacy that anyejere else in the world (North Kora included.) Governor moonbeam aka Jerry Brown's bill specifically written to regulate cow farts is a case in point.

Inconvenient Fact: Morgan Stanley Says Electric Cars Create More CO2 Than They Save<
For the benefit of all the 'liberal' and environmentally conscious investors desperate to shift their portfolio to "environmentally friendly" companies dedicated to using their funds to avert a global warming catastrophe that has been "charging towards us like an express train" for the past twenty years but amazingly appears to be no nearer than it was when the Warmageddonists began crying "WOLF", we have important news.

Why Are The Left Outraged About Trump Doing Things They Cheered Obama For
The irony of the US 'liberals' outrage over Donald Trump's use of executive orders to get his legislation through is delicious [...] when we see democrats, mainstream media figures and celebrity atention seekers screaming about Trump's undemocratic use of executive order the first thing we think of is how the same people heaped praise on Obama when he paved the way for this despotic abuse of democracy by using executive orders to get his program through

Genocide Of Ideas
Television the director and former Monty Python Flying Circus member Terry Gilliam said he did not like anything among the recent output from Hollywood. While this made a refreshing change from the usual sycophantic, self regarding babble we hear from Hollywood people, Gilliam's point was had a wider significance that a mere comment on recent movie releases.

Van smashes into pedestrians in central Barcelona
At least 14 people have been killed and over 110 injured in two separate attacks in the resort city of Barcelona and nearby coastal town of Cambrils. In both incidents, the suspects deployed vehicles to run pedestrians over. In the first incident the driver of a white van struck a group of pedestrians in Las Ramblas (La Rambla) area of Barcelona city center, killing 13 people and injuring over a hundred. The second incident took place hours later in Cambrils, 100km from Barcelona, injuring at least six people. One of them later succumbed to her injuries.

Backlash After Sweden’s Army Says Purpose of Military Is to Defend Gay Rights

Just about everybody in borthern Europe knows Sweden is fucked. Following a public backlash at a declaration that the military exists to defend gay rights, Sweden’s army, showing the stupendous depth of stupidity engendered by left wing thinking, has promised to "never give up" promoting its support for LGBT issues.

Maybe Trump Is Not Quite The Evil Bad Guy Media Told You He Is
My blogs The Daily Stirrer and Boggart Abroad have reported the reasons behind Trump’s decision to end the CIA’s covert Syria program if aiding ISIS and AlQaeda affiliated groups. Few people outside of those who look to alt_media were even aware of this US State Department policy, or that it was instigated by Trump’s saitly predecessor, Barack Hussein Obama, who in his desperation to remove Syria’s President Assad was prepared to lie about the true nature of his beloved ‘moderate rebels.’

Freedom Of Thought And Information: Quotes
If the ruling elites want to establish global control they need to be able to control all information the general population have access to. The idea of controlling information in order to limit the ability to think and develop ideas served Hitler, Stalin, Mao Tse Tung and many other dictators well but was completely exposed by George Orwell in the novel ‘1984’.

Why Is The Scandal Of The Awan Brothers Being Ignored?
You have probably never heard of the Awan brothers, a couple of dodgy foreigners with very strong links to the US Democrat National Committee. Given the noise the Democrats have been making about collaboration with non Americans during the 2016 campaign, it is surprising that neither Trump nor any of his supporters have responded to the fact that they have been handed a baseball bat with nails through the end, with which to beat his leading detractors.

Soros Ally Mayor Awarded UN Prize for Welcoming Migrants Kicked Out of Office
Italians this week cheered defeat of a mayor who signed a deal with George Soros to turn the tiny island of Lampedusa into a gateway for migrants travelling from Africa. "Thank you, you have eradicated the Lampedusa cancer," read graffiti on the island after voters ousted Mayor Giusi Nicolini. Locals elected businessman Salvatore “Totò” Martello, who said during the campaign that he "cannot stand seeing migrants swarming everywhere".

Political Crisis In Sweden Poses New Threat For EU
The inevitable political crisis in Sweden loomed yesterday as embattled Prime Minister Lofven refused to resign over the government's "disastrous leak" of the nation's citizens' information. Lofven commented "I don’t want political chaos in Sweden, I will take responsibility and ensure we don’t get a political crisis." What he decided to do however seems more lioke kicking the can down the road that addressing the problem.

The folly of world view thinkers minimum wage obsession.
In recent years however, minimum wage legislation has become a sacred cow for liberal and left wing politicians. And of course the usual levels of hypocrisy and double standards we have come to expect from those on the left of the political spectrum are in play. A recent report by the US Employment Policies Institute showed that 174 of the 184 co-sponsors of a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour hired unpaid interns.

EU To Force Poland, Hungary And Czech Republic To Accept Refugees - The Daily Stirrer A month after the EU Commission took legal action against Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic for "defaulting on their legal obligations" by refusing to comply with the EU's refugee quotas," (i.e., accept migrants), on Wednesday the three Central European nations were again forced to defend their sovereignty after the bureaucratic dictatorship in Brussels went to the European Court Of (in)Justice in a bid to force them to comply with EU refugee quotas.

Welcome to the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Technological Deceit
Pretty soon, computer wizardry and artificial intelligence will allow video footage to be created that is practically indiscernible from the real deal. Add holographic technology, and soon a person apparently be speaking live on screen and you’d never know it was fake. The ethical ramifications of AI and technology are simply mind-boggling.

London ‘honor killing’ victim ‘raped, murdered & stuffed in freezer for dating boy from different Muslim sect’
The body of nineteen year old Celine Dookhran was found inside a £1.5 million (US$1.95 million) home in Kingston last Wednesday after a woman in her 20s who had her throat slit alerted police from hospital. Few details can be confirmed as yet but police sources say the attack is believed to have taken place because Celine had embarked on a relationship with an Arab Muslim, a court has heard...

Electrosensitivity - the Wi - Fi disease.
So you thought people who wear tinfoil hats are crazy conspiracy theorists? Not so fast there, some of them might actually be onto something.While these people are not tinfoil hat wearers either literally or in a metaphorical sense, the measures they take to avoid exposure to electromagnetic radiation (radio - activity) can seem rather paranoid until you know more about them.

Soft Coup In The House Of Saud Spells Trouble For West
What was a closely guarded secret in diplomatic circles and mainstream media is out of the closet now, even in the USA where criticism if Saudi Arabia is usually off limits. What happened last month, shielded from view by the kerfuffle in Qatar, was in fact a soft coup in the House of Saud as the Wahhabi Muslim fanatic, Prince Mohammad bin Salman, aka MBS, was elevated to prime contender in the succession stakes.

EU "Sounds Alarm" Over New US Sanctions On Russia; Germany Threatens Retaliation
Late on Friday (21/07/17), Congressional negotiators agreed to advance a cross - party bill that would punish Russia for its (alleged) interference in the 2016 election according to the Wall Street Journal. And while it seems improbable that President Trump would sign the bill if it reaches his desk, the loudest complaint about the bill to date has emerged not from the Oval Office, but from US allies in NATO and the European Union ...

Surging Anti-Semitism in Germany Sparks Cry for Help from Jewish Community The German government, which for decades has been very efficient in downplaying anti - jewish feeling in Germany, is now being openly accused of abandoning its Jewish community. As a surging tide of anti-Semitism has raged through German cities where latge immigrant communities have been encouraged, the age old hatreds between Muslim and Jew mean that for the first time since the Nazi era ...

Sharia Hell For White Women In US Cities
America should have been shaken to its roots by the murder of Austrialian born Minneapolis resident Justine Damond. Being a good citizen Ms. Damond called police after witnessing an assault in her neighborhood. Minutes after her 911 call was placed Damond was be dead, after a Somali Muslim member of Minneapolis' finest arrived ass first responder to the emergency call, turned off his body cam and calmly shot her through the police car window ...

The Genocide Of Ideas
Interviewed on UK Television the director and former Monty Python Flying Circus member Terry Gilliam said he did not like anything among the recent output from Hollywood. "I don't know what they are about," he complained, "there is a car chase, a few fights, a threat to civilisation and the hero saves the world." Continuing to critique the formulaic Hollywood blockbuster genre Gilliam said films, books and plays ought to be about ideas.

Chechen Islamic Police Now Enforcing Sharia Law On Streets Of Berlin
A hundred Islamists are now openly enforcing Sharia law on the streets of Berlin, according to German police officers who are investigating a recent string of violent assaults in the German capital. The self-appointed religious police consist entirely of Salafists from Chechnya, in the Caucasus. The vigilantes are name-and-shame tactics and physical violence to intimidate Chechen migrants and dissuade them from integrating into German society;

Majority of Italians Say Government Committing ‘Ethnic Replacement’
According to two opinion polls published this week and several other recent surveys, a large majority of Italians want to see the influx of illegal immigrants to the nation's southern regions stopped completely, and believe the ‘ius soli’ law being rushed throigh by Italy’s globalist government amounts to a policy of “ethnic replacement”, enacted to boost the proportion of left wing, pro EU voters in the nation.

Europe's Liberal Snowflakes In Meltdown As Renzi Says "Italy Has No Moral Duty To Take In Migrants"The liberal mask behind which Europe's political, academic and financial elite hide their grand plan to undermine the solidarity of the working classes by flooding the continent with unskilled, illiterate, illegal immigrants from impoversished and confict stricken third world nations took a massive hit on Friday, when Italy's Former Prime Minister and current leader of The Democratic Party Matteo Renzi, said his country has "no moral duty to take in migrants",

Father of A.I. Shocks Everyone With His Newest (Scariest) Creation
We are often told that 'scientists' have made some advance in computer technology and soon we will be less intelligent than the machines we created. Strangely, computer scientists were sayingthe same when my first program I was loaded to a LEO computer from punched paper tape just over fifty years ago. and yet we seem to be no nearer creating any software that can be compared to human intelligence, (nerds may argue with that, but nerds are not human.)

UK Labour Party left denies plans to ‘purge’ anti-Corbyn members
Rumours of a plan byleft wing extremist supporters of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are planning a purge of membrs who oppose the ultra - left leader have been rife since the General Election in June. Party managers have now taken the unusual step of have denying reports that a group of hard-left Members of Parliament is orchestrating a "purge" of moderate MPs, according to The Times newspaper.

France to 'ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040'
France plans to impose a total ban on all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, its new environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, has announced. We told you after the French elections the new president, grandmotherfucker Macron, was a clueless idiot who would continue the same politically correct globalist agenda that led to the failure of his predecessor Francois Holland's government and the near complete collapse of the socialist party.

Fatal Courtroom Decision Ruins Michael ‘hockey stick’ Mann
The defendant in the libel trial, the 79-year-old Canadian climatologist, Dr Tim Ball is expected to instruct his British Columbia attorneys to trigger mandatory punitive court sanctions, including a ruling that Mann did act with criminal intent when using public funds to commit climate data fraud. Mann’s imminent defeat is set to send shock waves worldwide within the climate science community as the outcome will be both a legal and scientific vindication of U.S. President Donald Trump’s claims that climate scare stories are a "hoax."

UK Government Accused Of Covering Up Saudi Arabia Funding Of TerrorismA new report commissioned by David Cameron before he resigned as Prime minister has highlighted links between recent terror attacks in the UK and the funding of UK mosques by the extremist Wahhabi regime in Saudi Arabia, which "is heavily involved in exporting an illiberal, bigoted fundamentalist ideology." The report criticises Cameron's successor for "kowtowing" to Saudi Arabia's king by suppressing another government report into the funding of extremism in the UK.

India's Cashless Society set to fail but slide to fascism goes on

Many wealthy and allegedly educated people have never used a bank card. Most are incapable of learning how to use the cards. With people tired of corrupt, untrustworthy and unpredictable banks incapable of providing reliable services, cash is coming back with a vengeance. The economy, however, continues to be stagnant. Businesses continue to fail, businessmen have grown tired of corrupt and rapacious bureaucrats and an extremely uncertain regulatory regime ...

"Italy Threatens To Seize NGO Boats as Mediterranean Migrant Crisis Intensifies
The national government and local authorities in Italy are threateninmg to impound migrant rescue ships run by non - government organisations such as the 'charities' International Rescue, which organizes assistance for people trying to migrate illegally from third world nations, and Immigrant Policy Centre, which lobbies for open borders and has been accused of collaborating with organised crime networkes in people trafficking.

Becoming Humandroids: Will We Let The Nerds Steal Our Humanity
What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace is almost routine at the Swedish startup hub Epicenter. The company offers to implant its workers and startup members with microchips the size of grains of rice that function as swipe cards: to open doors, operate printers, or buy smoothies with a wave of the hand. The injections have become so popular that workers at Epicenter hold parties for those willing to get implanted.

Macron's Dodges Press Conference - Says Mind 'Too Complex To Answer Questions
... many French voters are already regretting that they allowed themselves to be railroaded into voting for an untried candidate with little political experience. Recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron has cancelled the traditional Bastille Day (July 14) president's press conference because, he claims, his thoughts are 'too complex' for media questions

EU Judge Accuses Brussels of ‘Imperialism’ as Negotiations Falter
As negotiations on the 'Brexit' arrangements in Brussels struggle to overcome obstacles thrown up by EU bureaucrats fearful that if Britain is not seen to be punished for daring to quite the bureaucratic dictatorship, the aim of which was to force member states to surrender national sovereignty, it will lead other nations to quit the bloc, a former judge has accused the bloc of “judicial imperialism”.

White House Says It Will Fake "Chemical Weapon Attack" In Syria
The White House claims that the Syrian government is preparing "chemical weapon attacks". This is clearly not the case. Syria is winning the war against the country. Any such attack would clearly be to its disadvantage. The White House announcement must thereby be understood as preparation for another U.S. attack on Syria in "retaliation" for an upcoming staged "chemical weapon attack" ...

Government Fails Jewish School Over Lack of ‘Correct’ LGBT Teaching
A Jewish girls' school in London has been failed for a third time by Education Department inspectors who claim it fell short of requirements set out in the Equalities Act to teach LGBT principles in general and homosexuality/gender reassignment issues in particular. The equalities act, you may remember is a pernicious piece of legislation pushed through by ...

Is Technology Replacing Mind Workers As Well As Manual Workers
Think tanks, academics and economists have consistently underestimated the impact that immigration and automation on the jobless figures. As data on jobs and openings clearly shows, even without taking into account the effects of massaging statistics by, for example, reclassifying those unemployed for over two years and dumping them off the monthly numbers.

Tesla Stock Hit After German Regulator Warns Self-Driving Cars Are Unsafe

While the Tesla company and its Ubernerd founder Elon Musk have for several years been the darlings of the stock markets and the media, things may be changing. Like most technology startups, Tesla talk a good launch but fail to deliver real results. Since the cars launched to widespread admirationed at the elegant design, and open mouthed shock at the huge price tags and ...

Sweden to Force Christian Priests of All Denominations to Conduct Gay Marriages

In the Swedish governments latest insult to all that is sane, Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has announced his government will force all priests in the Swedish church to marry same-sex couples. Mr Lofven argued that it did not matter what the view of the individual priests was and even supports a motion to only allow priests who agree with same-sex marriage the opportunity to be ordained

Social Justice Warriors and The Folly Of The Minimum Wage
A report published this week calculates the jump in sales as a result of Ronald McDonald's new Experience of the Future strategy of replacing minimum wage workers with digital ordering and payment kiosks. As a result of legally mandated increases in minimum wages, the biggest employer of minimum wage workers will replace cashiers in at least 2,500 restaurants by the end of 2017

The Rich Have Lost Touch With Reality
The headline should surprise no one, what is surprising is how far the rich will go to cheat old age and . Another surprise is that some people are only just catching on to what is happening

US Gov’t Proves Loyalty To ISIS And Saudi Arabia Bill To ‘Stop Arming Terrorists’ Gets Only 13 Supporters
In a rare outbreak of common sense, a bill barring the US Federal Government from giving money and weapons to child murdering terrorists like the head amputators, slave dealers and human organ noshers of ISIS and Al Nusra (Barack Obama's beloved 'moderate rebels',) garnered hardly any support from either the Democratic Perpetual War Party, or the Republican War Is Good Business Party.

Russia Halts Cooperation With US In Syria, Will “Intercept Any Aircraft” In Russian Areas Of Operation
As we digest the news that King Salaman of Saudi Arabia has replaced his nominated heir, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, with his son, 31 year-old Prince Mohammed bin Salman, prominent in the Wahhabi sect, the most fundamental and implacably anti Christian branch of Islam and a far more radical figure, whose most recent role in the Saudi hierarchy has seen him in charge of managing the brutal war waged by Saudi Arabia on Yemen.

We Know What Inspired The Manchester Attack, We Just Won't Admit It
In the wake of the Manchester arena bombing, politicians, public servants and the media warned against blaming the Muslim community. I had to defriend someone on Facebook [... ] My blogged response to the Manchester Arena bombing was that we should get angry, not at Muslims in general, but at the politicians, and law enforcement officers who time and again have failed to act against suspected (and sometimes known,) terrorists ...

Sweden Sees More Than 50 Per Cent Rise in ‘No-Go Zones’

Left wing news organisations are still in denial about the problems being caused in European societies by the unchecked influx of unskilled, illiterate immigrants from backward third world nations. We have reported in this omnibus page on Sweden, where the ruling elite want to replace ethnic Swedes and Swedish culture with what they imagine will be a lovey - dovey, caring, sharing, Kumbaya singing, head-in-the-clouds global culture ...

Saudi Arabia Bids For Islamic Globalisation
soon after the suicide bomb at The Manchester Arena, I felt obliged to defriend someone on facebook, whom I have known online for around ten years. So what did this sweet lady, who writes books on medieval witchcraft and calls herself a pagan, do to piss me off? She showed herself to be a hypocrite by posting a whinge about people reacting with anger and 'hate' to this latest atrocity; "I'm all about compassion, I will not stand by and see Muslims victimised because of this." Oh yeah? And what about the dead and injured victimised by a muslim extremist?

This Is Bizarre - Italy's 5-Star Party Latest Flop For Anti - EU Movement In Elections
After the disastrous failure by Britain's Conservatives to secure a clear majority to enable them to force a favourable Brexit deal on the Euronazis of Brussels after they had been showing a significant lead in polls right up to election day, and the entirely predictable but disappointing failure of Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election ...

Russia Intercepts US Aircraft Over Baltic During NATO Military Exercises
Russia conducted a safe and routine intercept of a US aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Friday, US Department of Defense spokesperson Capt. Jeff Davis revealed on Friday. "There was a routine and safe intercept that occurred during that [BALTOPS exercise]. This was not one we believe falls into the category of unsafe," Davis said. On June 6 Russia's Defense Ministry reported the Air Force scrambled an Su-27 fighter over the Baltics to to intercept and escort a US B-52 strategic bomber that approached its borders.

What’s Really Happening With Saudi Arabia and Qatar Will Not Be Televised
While mainstream media is in a frenzy over what former FBI chief James Comey will say to a Congressional hearing about Donald Trump's alleged links with Russia and attempt to shut down an investigation into those links, the UK election, Islamic extremist terrorism, football's latest multi - million transfer deals, etc., as usual the really big story is hardly being reported. We bring you the story from The Anti Media,

US strikes pro-govt forces in Syria, shoots down drone
The US-led coalition officially operating in Syria to 'oppose and defeat ISIS' has again struck Syrian government forces near the At Tanf military base where US and British military personnel have been training Al Nusra (and ISIS, the two are inseparable) US soldiers based in At Tanf reportedly shot down an armed drone outside its demilitarised zone. The previous airstrike close to At Tanf on Tuesday was condemned by Damascus and Moscow.

More bad news for warmists: NASA finds no retreat of polar ice
But the ice caps just didn't get the message, and, as we reported yesterday, the ice caps are just as thick as they were decades ago. Those poor polar bears photoshopped onto ice floes will be just fine, and the fifty million refugees it was predicted would be displaced by rising sea levels are comfy in their homes as life goes on in the usual way.

The Demise Of Nate Silver's Infallibility And Data-Driven Journalism
In 2012 some little statistics nerd named Nate Silver was elevated to the pantheon of Technological Gods, when he correctly predicted, having modelled the outcome of the vote on his meta - analysis of opinion polls, that Barack Obama would win a second term as US President. That was the election in which Obama's opponent Mitt Romney famously threw the fat lady off the stage long before she had even done her warm up scales

Even Clinton Groupies Are Sick Of Hillary's Bullshit
Six months after her humiliation by Donald Trump in the US Presidential Election, Hillary Clinton is still trying to blame The Russians, Bernie Sanders and his supporters, Wikileaks, Fox News, Breitbart, anyone in fact except herself. It's all bollocks of course, She was the one who lost the election, nobody else. When it was obvious that more than half of America regarded her as the most obnoxious, disagreeable, unethical, lying, piece of ...

a name="http://www.dailystirrer.com/2017-may.shtml#170605-google">Google's New Ad Blocker? Here's What's Really Going On
Google is not a search engine company, the search engine is just window dressing. Google is a data mining company that steals users' personal information to advertisers. When web users learned of the extent of Google's data gathering (spying) and invading our privacy they started to use ad blockers. This hit Google's revenue of course, until they hit upon a neat idea to consolidate its already-dominant business: block competitors from appearing on its platforms.

So London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan Loves Integration And Tolerance Does He?
London Mayors links to terrorism and Islamic extremism exposed. When The Labour Party put up Sadiq Khan as their candidate for Mayor of London it was seen as a cynical ploy, it is well known that Labour voters will vote for a dog turd if it has a red rosette stuck on it, so obviously feeling confident enough to take around 40% of the vote for granted it was a politically smart move to pitch for the votes of London's large and growing Muslim population ...

Voters were assured that Sadiq Khan despised Muslim extremism and would, as mayor, work to promote integration and mutual understanding. And when new medisa muckrakers such as Guido Fawkes blog found that Mr. Khan was not quite as clean as he had been painted (or whitewashed), mainstream media went into a frenzy of self righteousness, throwing accusations of racism and bigotry around like snowflakes in a blizzard. CONSPIRACY THEORISTS, they yelled at those who questioned Khan's claims to be a moderate, secular Muslim. As usual the 'conspiracy theory' has turned out to be true.

Nobel Laureate Smashes the Global Warming Hoax VIDEO
Nobel laureate Ivar Giaever's speech at the Nobel Laureates meeting 1st July 2015. Ivar points out the mistakes which Obama makes in his speeches about global warming, and shares other not-well known facts about the state of the climate.

NASA Data Proves Trump Right to Exit Paris Climate Accord
The science is settled, they kept telling us, and catastropic climate change is coming at us like a runaway train. If the sun don't fry you, droughts and famine don't starve you and rising sea levels don't drown you, then the UV radiation will turn you into a walking, talking melanoma. Of course there was no real -world evidence for this bullshit, only output from mathematical models of the climate, produced after the actual data had been adjusted.

Trump Announces US To Quit The Paris Climate Accord
Fulfilling another campaign pledge, US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate pact and that he will work to renegotiate the international agreement in a way that treats American workers better. "So we are getting out, but we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal, and if we can, that’s great. And if we can’t, that’s fine," Trump said Thursday

Brexit Will Not Make UK More Exposed to Attacks, Says Former Counter-Terrorism Chief
As the UK still reels from last week's sucidebomb attack which killed 22 people and left over 100 injured after a pop concert in Manchester, the former counter-terrorism chief of London's Metropolitan Police has said Brexit will not weaken the UK’s security measures or make the country more vulnerable to terrorist attacks.

Majority of Swedes Think Media Lies About the Impact of Mass Migration
The majority of Swedish voters believe the media is dishonest about problems mass inward migration and the government's 'open doors' policy of allowing in anybody who presents at the borders without even cursory checks has deliered in Swedish society, according to research presented by the nation’s Institute of Media Studies.

Obama’s Climate Change Leaves A Lot To Be Desired It is customary for US Presidents, when they leave office either having served two terms, been defeated in an election, or of their own volition, to fade quietly into the background. This is largely good manners, for an ex President to appear to be trying to intervene on political issues and influence events or public opinion is not only undignified, it is socially divisive ...

‘Why is My Curriculum White?’ Campaign Forces Oxford Uni to Introduce Compulsory Black History Exams


Britain’s oldest and one of its most prestigious universities has come over all Brack Obama and yielded sanity and academic impartialityto politically correct bigotry from a National Union of Students (Special Snowflake branch)campaign with rejoices in the title, ‘Why is my curriculum white? The snowflakes who are mainly white themselves but are too thick to have noticed that, are protesting against the alleged “Eurocentrism” of history teaching.

Obama Trumped As He Tries To Persuade Germans He's Still President
As the political system in Britain seems to be falling apart ahead of the election, the mess in America seems to get worse and worse because delusional Democrats just can't accept that they lost the election last November

"Watershed Moment" In US - EU Relations, Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely On America
Only hours after Donald Trump infuriated Angela Merkel and the rest of his G-7 peers by refusing to endorse the Paris climate treaty, the US President has done it again. Hausfrau Volksfuhrer Merkel has now decided Europe can no longer rely on the USA to commit military support to EU nations that do not pay their NATO subs, should they come under attack, he has done it again ...

Merkel Furious After Trump Refusal To Toe The Party Line Causes G-7 Failure To Agree To Agree On Climate Change
So things dod not go according to the New World Order plan at Donald Trump's first G-7 summit, where the US president refused to be pushed around by leaders of second division powers including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Macron. The G7 was downgrated from the G8 because of Vladimir Putin's obstinacy in resisting Obama's efforts to depose the Assad regime in Syria, now appearsd to be heading towards further diminuition as the G6.

Intelligence Agencies Admit 23,000 Jihadis Live In Britain; 3,000 Pose "Imminent Threat"
After failing to act against known terrorist suspects and thus foil the two terror attacks to hit the U.K. this year – both carried out by jihadis who were known to U.K. authorities and were on 'watch' lists, intelligence agencies have identified 23,000 potential jihadis living in Britain, according to a report published in the Times today (27 May).

UK Government Ignore Terrorists Linked to Manchester Massacre for Decades
Salman Abedi, the Manchester suicide bomber responsible for killing 22 people at the end of an Aleana Grande concert at Manchester Arena was previously known to British security and intelligence agencies. In fact, as we reported yesterday, UK Security Services had been warned of his jihadist sympathies many times over a five year period.

Democrats Russia-Trump Claim Collapses. CIA Director Tells Hearing Hillary, Not Trump Collaborated With Russians
Since the defeat of Washington insider and the anointed of The Military / Industrial Complex, Hillary Clinton by billionaire businessman, TV star and all round loudmouth Donald Trump, the Democrats, bad losers like all left wing parties have been levelling trumped - up accusations of collaborating with Russia at Trump. It started before votes were cast of course, when Clinton's campaign accused the Russians of hacking private servers

Manchester Bomber Repeatedly Reported to Authorities over Five Year Period
In the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing it has emerged that police and security services failed to act on numerous over five years that suicide bomber Salman Abedi was a potential terrorist. Had law enforcement authorities not been such pussies thay are afraid of being called racist, Abedi’s deadly terror attack might well have been prevented, according to information from independent investigators.

Hillary Clinton's Crimes Are Much Worse Than We Thought

Congressman Trey Gowdy, who has a reputation in Washington for asking questions the rich and powerful do not want to answer has confirmed what was hinted at in a leak a few days ago, namely that the crimes Hillary Clinton is implicated in (including corruption, electoral fraud, abuse of office for personal gain and perjury) are "much worse than first thought." Details emerging from the investigation into her emails are soon to go public ...

Let's Burn Down The Universities
It should be clear to all reasoning people with the ability for critical thinking that a pattern of cultural warfare has been unfolding against the Western world since at least the end of World War Two. The contrast between what was then and what is now is stark and frightening. It should serve as all the evidence we require to make the final determination about what has been happening.

‘US, EU Kill People In Name Of Human Rights Concerns’ – Philippines President Duterte
“There’s not even a whimper” when powerful nations bomb civilians or “invent” WMDs to invade other countries, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told Maria Finosha of RT, in an interview this week. Duterte complained that the West pretends to care about human rights only when it suits the globalist agenda. Duterte visiting Moscow this week.

East Libyan forces launch strikes after air base attack
East Libyan forces have killed a number of military personnel loyal to the UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in a series of air strikes in the southern region of Jufra, according to reports from Reuters and AFP, three days after dozens of their men were killed in a surprise attack on an air base.

France: Women In Paris Suburb Protest Over Sexual Harassment
Women in an eastern Parisian district, angry at the failure of the city authorities to act on complaints of sexual harassment have staged demonstrations and launched an online petition (which gathered 7,000 signatures in 24 hours,) over what they call a “male den” in their neighborhood, where women are routinely subjected to physical harassment and sexist taunts.

US-led strike against Syrian government forces ‘unlawful’ says Russia
When news came that the Syrians were advancing towards American bases things looked serious. And then a US-led coalition strike on a pro-government convoy in Syria, branded by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as illegitimate and representing yet another violation of Syria’s sovereignty, appears to have dashed any hopes of a diplomatic resolution to the conflict.

Globalisation And The Destruction Of Civilisation
Despite repeated assertions that this blog does not align itself with either of those anachronistic labels, left and right, our oppositions to globalisation (an attack on benefits the early trade union movement fought for,) and our support for controlled borders and strict vetting of immigrants we are often accused by those who like to label themselves 'left' (because it sounds cuddlier) ...

Political manoeuvering behind India’s anti-corruption crackdown
Although people in India are cautiously welcoming the ongoing anti-corruption raids on opposition party leaders and their families, viewing them as proof of the federal government’s resolve to fight corruption, others see what has been happening as amounting to a political vendetta by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Oh Shit. Russian-Backed Syrian Troops Advance on U.S. Base in Syria
As the latest distractions, the false flag cyber attack and the completely unsupported allegations from Democrat friendly mainstream media that Donald Trump fired former FBI director James Comey because the president has a sinister closet of Russian skeletons to hide from the public look increasingly risible, the United States' latest middle east misadventure is another step towards direct military confrontation with Russia in Syria.

Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Rich Shared 44,053 Democrat Emails With WikiLeaks: Report
Ever since Donald Trump defeated Democratic Party candidate hillary Clinton in the US Presidential Election, Democrats have based their efforts to make a case for having the result overturned on unsubstantiated allegations that the Trump campaign worked with Russian intelligence officials to undermine the 2016 Presidential Election thereby 'stealing' the White House from Hillary Clinton.

Ukraine’s Breakaway Donetsk Province Seek To Join Russian Federation
some more level headed commentators on world affairs have speculated on how long it would be before the leaders of the Donetsk and Lugansk breakaway regions would finalize their spilt with Ukraine by seeking to join the Russian Federation. The two regions in eastern Ukraine both have ethic Russian majorities and were strong supporters of the democratically elected pro – Russian government overthrown by a CIA engineered coup in 2014

Rotherham Child Rape Victim Was Told Not to Mention Ethnicity of Attackers; Says ‘Authorities Did Nothing’,

A victim of abuse in the now notorious Muslim grooming gang scandal in Rotherham, Yorkshire, said she first reported being raped when she was 13 years old, but authorities did nothing and told her not to mention the ethnicity of the attackers.

NYU Accidentally Exposed NSA Encryption Busting Code To The World
So how did that global cyber attack happen? The evidence points to its having originated in the USA and don’t rule out a false flag because the military – industrial complex are desperate for war in the middle east, so if some new terrorist group with a scary sounding name like Al Evilbastard death-to-the-infidel Front claims responsibility be suspicious, very suspicious.

Former FBI Chief Comey Caught In Another Lie, He Buried Evidence Of Spying On Trump
Evidence given in a congressional hearing revealed that former FBI director James Comey, recently fired by President Trump, seized and buried evidence that Trump was the target of government surveillance before he became president. Former FBI director Comey seized and buried volumes of information that demonstrated a wide-ranging government surveillance operation targeting Donald Trump before he became president ...

Mainstream Media Ignores Big Story In Hysteria Over Trump Firing Comey
The biggie in our view is the news that The Pentagon has asked for a big increase in the number of troops deployed in Afghanistan. After 16 years of repeating Einstein's definition of insanity by doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results the players who make up the American Deep State have learned nothing.

Politically Correct Thinking And The Threat To Free Speech
When I heard that the actor, writer, wit and raconteur Stephen Fry faces prosecution in Ireland for an alleged blasphemy contained in what seem to me fairly innocuous remarks, it reminded me that recently an anti blasphemy law was enacted in that so called liberal utopia, Canada. Blasphemy a crime in this secular century. What's going on?

Brexit Is Germany Dictating to Britain How We Will Trade With The World After-Brexit?
Germany offering Britain post-BREXIT access to the European market for an annual “fee”! Who do these sausage scoffers think they are? The German government might like to pretend otherwise but there are twenty six other EU member states involved in negotiating any post – Brexit trade agreement with the UK, and Germany is not overly popular with many of them.

Fake News? As We Suspected, Mainstream Media Are The Worst Offenders
We've heard a lot about Fake News throught 2016 and so far this year. Fake News is anything that was critical of Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, or anything that was supportive (even slightly so), or not totally biased against Donald Trump. Surrporters or impartial reporters of Bernies Sanders, Clinton's rival for the Democratic nomination, were similarly accused of using Fake News to discredit the Clinton campaign ...

Yemeni forces destroy Saudi military outpost in Jizan province
Yes, that other war in the middle east in still going on as Saudi Arabia continues its efforts to crush Yemen.On Sunday, Yemeni Ansarullah movement (the Houthi shia Muslim rebels) supported by Yemeni Army units loyal to Supreme Political Council (SPC) in the nation's capital Sana’a, attacked a Saudi army position in Jizan province near Yemeni border.

Nihilism The Real Winner In French Election
While the mainstream media and those who relish the prospect of living in a society best represented by the image of “a military boot stamping down on a human face forever” are celebrating the victory of the new Obama, the global elite’s office boy Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election and proclaiming the death of nationalism, another, potentially more significant, story was emerging from the voting statistics.

Liberté, égalité, fraternité, inshallah?
If, as now looks certain, 'the empty suit' Emmanel Macron, the candidate with no partyu, no philosophy and no policies becomes President of France when the official announcement of the result is made, what will become of those French people who do not want Islamification to continue. Apart from being a globalist, pro European integration, mass immigration supporting apparatchik of the banking cartel, who know what kind of France Marcon's government will deliver

Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on Syria safe zones, opposition cries foul
In a move that excluded the USA and NATO from the decision making process on s middle east conflict, the major regional powers, on Thursday 4 May Russia, Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum on creating safe zones in Syria, while the delegation of the armed Syrian opposition walked out and shouted angrily after a new round of peace talks held in the Kazakh capital Astana.

France Warns Media Not To Publish Hacked Macron Emails, Threatens Criminal Charges
After a massive hack on the campaign of French presidential candidate, the former Golman Sachs banker Emmanuel Macron, 9 gigabytes of Macron-linked documents containing much potentially harmful information about Marcon’s personal finances were released on an anonymous pastebin website on Friday afternoon.

ISIS Tells French Muslims To Launch Election Day Attacks
ISIS has issued a 'fat arse' or whatever they call it, to Muslims in France to "kill candidates" and "burn down polling stations" as the country gets ready to vote in the second round of the presidential election on Sunday. An article published in the French edition of the terrorist organisation's monthly propaganda sheet “Rumiyah” calls on all Muslims in France to play their part in disrupting the democratic process,

White South Africans Are Preparing For "Removal of All Whites Within Five Years"
Back in March, the President of South Africa made a shocking suggestion, which left many white landowners fearing that they may face a race war in the near future. In a speech, Jacob Zuma announced that he wanted the government to begin confiscating white owned lands, before redistributing them to black South Africans. Zuma wants a “pre-colonial land audit of land use and occupation patterns” to help decide which lands need to be taken,

Is USA Preparing For Nucreal War With Russia?
That headline might look like sensationalist click bait to you, but the nuclear scientists who contribute to Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists appear to think it is an accurate reflection of the US Government's current strategic thinking. The august joural that serves as the newsletter for members of their profession carries some very worrying news on US plans to modernise its nuclear arsenal.

Macron’s ‘Deplorables’ Moment? French NWO Candidate Brands 8m Le Pen Supporters ‘Hateful Cowards’
Front - runner in the French Presidential election and pro-Federal-Europe estblishment candidate, the former Goldman Sachs banker Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at his opponents supporters, branding them "anti-France" and "true enemies". In a moment resembling Hillary Clinton’s infamous “deplorables” comment, M. Macron took to the stage at a 10,000-strong rally in Paris to dub Front National the "anti-France party", branding their supporters "fearmongerers" and "extremists".

Young First Time Voters Explain Why they Are Choosing Le Pen
Anti-mass migration French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has, surprisingly, attracted majority support among young voters. Two first-time voters explained why she appeals to them. The pair Sacha T. and Baptiste L, are casting their ballots for Marine Le Pen. They are part of a trend of French youth rejecting traditional parties, complaining that neither the socialists or the republicans speak to the young, Liberation reports.

EU Euronazis Raise Demand For Brexit ‘Compo’ To €100 Billion
Tensions between the UK and Europe escalated overnight after EU negotiators increased their demand for compensation from Britain’s for the anticipated effects of Brexit to €100 billion, (You can imagine Juncker and Barnier, dressed in Mao suits, sticking little fingers in the corner of their mouth and in silly voices intoning “One – hundred – billion – Euros ...

Survey Shows A Majority Of European Youth Would Participate In Uprising To Overthrow Status Quo

So a majority of young Europeans would join the revolution and overthrow the rulting elite? Unfortunately the silly, dumbed down little twats have no idea what they would replace it with. NYT's 'Impossible To Verify' North Korea Nuke Claim Spreads Unchecked By Media

In an article so laden with qualifiers it could have ben written by a couple of 'warmageddonist' climate scientists phishing for research grants, New York Times reporters David Sanger and William Broad (4/24/17) portrayed a Trump administration forced to follow the diktat of the military / industrial complex to the growing and impending threat posed by North Korea's nuclear arsenal.

UK Police Arresting Terrorist suspects Almost Every Day - Estimate 10,000 Jihadis At Lsrge In Britain
The Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter Terrorism has revealed that police are making terror-related arrests “on a near daily basis”. Meanwhile, a study estimates the number of Islamists in the country is “between 6,000 and 10,000”. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu of the Metropolitan Police revealed the scale of the struggle police face to contain terrorism by home grown extremists in a statement to reporters ...

Brussels Foreign Affairs Chief Mogherini Still Wants Turkey to Join EU

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said in Malta on Friday that accession talks with Turkey have not been halted, following a Turkish referendum that gave President Erdogan dictatorial powers. Despite this rejection of the democratic principle all EU members are in theory expected to uphold, Mogherini still wants the predominently Islamic middle easter nation, to join.

Holocaust Comments Made by Her Deputy Dent Marine Le Pen's French Election Campaign Progress
Marine Le Pen's bid to emulate the Brexit and Trump shocks and in the face of adverse polling figures win election a risked a setbacks President of France received a potentially damaging blow on Friday (April 28) when her deputy, who is currently leading the Front National (FN) party leaving Le Pen to focus on her campaign was forced to step down in order to defend himself against charges that he shares the views of Holocaust deniers.

Champagne Socialists
I was once told by somebody who identifies herself as a supporter of the progressive left that giving dictionary definitions when a "progressive" uses a word or phrase wrongly is "something conservatives do." Unfortunately the people who corrected me were invariably wrong because rather than looking in Webster's or the Oxford English Dictionary they look only in Wiktionary. which at best only gives a part definition.

Senior Kremlin Advisor Suggests 'Cure For US Aggression'
The only way to stop the United States’ aggression is to get rid of dollar addiction, a Kremlin advisor said on Friday. "The more aggressive the Americans are the sooner they will see the final collapse of the dollar as the only way for the victims of American aggression to stop this aggression is to get rid of the dollar. As soon as we and China are through with the dollar, it will be the end of the United States’ military might," Sergey Glazyev said in an interview with TASS.

The Charge Of The Anti-enlightenment Brigade
I don’t know if many of you remember London's Atheist Bus a few years ago. It toured the city bearing adverts that read: ‘There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.’ and was a great success[ ... ] this demonstrates the Sheeple - like tendencies of those who claim they have reason on their side: the religious propagandist with the sandwich board saying ‘repent, the end is nigh' was always the subject of jokes. Why do the opposing side now feel the need to parade high tech sandwich boards saying, "no need to repent, the end isn't nigh'?

Donald Trump's Latest Appointment Exposes hypocrisy Of His 'Liberal' Opponents
We have said many times that liberals' and socialists' fondness for members of minority groups only extends to those minority group members who suppport every detail of the left wing politically correct agenda. The latest appointment by President Donald Trump to his administration proves this. The new Surgeon General appointee, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, a black fmale, would fill most of the criteria one would expect to make a liberal happy ...

When The Robots Rule The World
Economist and humanity hater (apparently) Paul Krugman takes up a subject that as a former Information Technology professional I have long been mildly concerned about. In these two blogs Futurism and Policy and The Conscience Of A Liberal) Krugman discusses the rise of robotics. How a big government authoritarian like Krugman can put a title that includes the words 'liberal' and 'conscience' to one of his justifications of economic Fascism is a testimony to the fact that you don't have to be either intelligent or even literate to be a university Professor

ISIS touts chemical weapons attacks, but Iraqis, US play it down
Islamic State may be on the brink of defeat in Mosul, but the terror group is determined to go down with all guns blazing. A few days ago the world was going crazy about the alleged chemical weapon attack by the Assad regime in Syria. But while European and American media and politicians were laying the outrage on with trowels, in Mosul, Iraq, the US backed 'moderate rebels' (the same ISIS afilliated guys as are our allies in Syria,) were attacking Asmerican and Iraqi government personnel with chemical weapons of their own ...

Threat Of Major Scandal Prompted Early Election Move – UKIP
Leaders of the (UKIP) have made astonishing claim that Prime Minister Teresa May’s calling an early General Election was done to pre-empt a series of by-elections that could be called following alleged electoral fraud. Accusing the Conservative government of “putting party before country”, UKIP appeared to suggest the scandal and ensuing disqualification of MPs could rob the government of its slender majority.

Russian Long Range Bombers Fly Within 36 Miles Of Alaska For Second Day In A Row
Like many people both in and outside the USA, our contributors hope for something better from President Donald J Trump, the businessman, the deal maker, than a quick return to the warmongering and belligerence of the Obama era. It was always obvious Trump would struggle to keep his campaign promise to disengage from Obama's wars, because Obama's wars were Bush's wars also, the profit engine of the military / industrial complex.

France arrests two men suspected of plotting 'imminent' attack ahead of polls
French police found guns and bomb-making materials during searches of suspected terrorist bases in the southern city of Marseille on Tuesday (April 18). Two men suspected of plotting a major attack days before presidential polls were arrested, sources with inside knowledge of police operations said. The weapons and bomb making tackle were discovered after the suspects – “radicalised) (i.e. Muslim) Frenchmen aged 23 and 29 – were taken into custody.The informants asked not to be named because they were not authorised to speak publicly.

What economists will never understand about Brexit
... soon childcare become an industry and ruled young mums out of taking part time work. If you work, you need expensive childcare. The response to this was another bureaucratic voucher system consuming vastly more money. This gradual appropriation and regulation of just about every facet of life has destroyed the voluntary ethos and in so doing has destroyed communities and made people entirely dependent on mechanisms of the state. Our welfare policy is an extension of this. The nationalisation of poor people.

As Uber Implodes Are Unicorns An Endangered Species?
Unicorns, they're fabulous, beautiful, mystical and infallible. And they have no substance to enable them to survive in the real world. I'm not talking about the Unicorns in fairy stories, like Tinkerbell they will exist in the real world as long as someone believes in them. No, I mean the high tech Unicorns that have emerged from Silicon (Silly con?) Valley in the past decade. It will take more than belief to preserve their existence.

All Is For The best In This The Best Of All Possible Worlds?The title is a phrase used to sum up the philosophy of Dr. Pangloss. "Dr. who?" you might well ask because few people today are likely to be familiar with Pangloss or his philosophies. Dr. Pangloss, you see, is a fictional character, friend and mentor to the main character in Voltaire's novel "Candide", his purpose is to highlight the foolishness of optimism in the face of reality.

The Rise Of Populism: an Explainer
It was obvious to anyone who has done even a little reading in the field of political philosophy that Barack Obama was a Marxist, not an economic Marxist but a political or cultural Marxist, whose thinking like that of The Frankfurt School and Saul Alinsky was based more on Marx's other book, The Communist Manifesto than on his impractical but good-looking-on-paper economic theories

Freedom Of Thpught And Information: Quotes
If the ruling elites want to establish global control they need to be able to control all information the general population have access to. The idea of controlling information in order to limit the ability to think and develop ideas served Hitler, Stalin, Mao Tse Tung and many other dictators well…

As Middle East Analysts Focus On Syria's Alliance With Russia, They Forget Assad's Other Friend
Since the Syrian civil war began analysts commented only on Syria’s alliances with the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Both are important allies in President Assad’s struggle against Islamic extremist rebels, but they are not his only powerful friends. Interviewed by Chinese media last month, Assad called China, “a real friend, a friend that you can rely on.”

FBI Director James Comey Tried To Reveal Russian Tampering Months Before Election
When the eventual winner of the presidential election, billionaire Donald Trump (and the fact that Trump is a billionaire should tell you he's no angel himself) introduced into his campaign rhetoric the phrase "drain The Swamp" it seems he had littley idea how big, deep or rotten the swamp left behind by the Obama administration would actually be.

Hungary Passes Law Targeting Soros University
Hungarian lawmakers from Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party approved a law that could force a university founded by financier George Soros out of the country despite a protests from Soros hirelings and condemnation abroad. The legislation passed with 123 votes in favor and 38 against, while 38 deputies did not vote.

AGENT REFUSED OBAMA’s HUSH MONEY & Just REVEALED THE DEPTHS OF OBAMA & HILLARY’s TREASON
In testimony last year to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, ICE Agent Taylot Johnson said she was stripped of her gun and badge without explanation after discovering fraud and abuse. She was then offered hush money in the amount of a severance package of $100,000 if she would just sign a non-disclosure agreement and quietly go away.

Will Big Data" Make A Centrally Planned Economy Possible?
Though the Marxist ideal of a centrally planned economy has been discredited everywhere both communist and socialist economic systems have been implemented, only to fail in chaos with the gap between rich and poor wider than ever and the poor reduced to penury. Both in theory and in practice, the notion of the all powerful central run by the academic and managerial class ought to have been completely buried.

Left In Denial About Europe's Immigrant Problems
In January 2015 The New York Times printed an article in which the author totally denied that there are "no-go-zones" - areas that are not under the rule of law but are controlled by immigrant criminal gangs and ruled according to sharia law by Imams linked to the gangs, and areas dominated by certain immigrant groups into which state security agents, medical staff and firefighters dare not go ...

Moscow And Beijing Join Forces To Bypass US Dollar In Global Markets, Shift To Gold Trade
Throughout this omnibus volume we have been reporting for several years on the moves by Russia, China, their allies and other nations in the Asia - Pacific zone to bypass the US dollar as the reserve currency for global trade. We have now learned the Russian central bank opened its first overseas office in Beijing on March 14, marking a majot step towards forging a Beijing-Moscow alliance to bypass the US dollar in cross border trading, and to phase-in a gold-backed universal currency of trade.

Deep State Control:Free Speech Is Under Attack And Journalism Is Dead
What has happened to the news. At one time the news press referred to itself as 'the fourth estate', a reference to the three estates of the nation, the government, The Monarchy and the church The news and commpent journals assigned to themselves the task of objectively and impartilly holding the others to account by investigating the background to events and reporting the facts. No more it seems.

Police separate far-right & anti-fascist protesters in London
Twelve people were arrested in London today as police and protesters clashed at an anti-Islamic terrorism rally organised by nationalist groups Britain First and EDL. The protest was held under the banner "London Under Attack," by Britain First, along with the anti-immigration group English Defence League (EDL), to “protest against radical Islamic terrorism.” a reference to the recent terror attack in London in which a police officer on guard duty outside the parliament building was stabbed to death and

Russia Fears Possible US Preemptive Nuclear Attack
American Intelligence Services like to brand Russia, China, Iran or North Korea as the greatest threat to world peace, according to whichever new conflict they are trying to sell to the American public. This thirst in Washington and the boardrooms of defence contractors for endless war is actually the greatest threat to world peace, stability and security.

Swedish Man Prosecuted for Assaulting Muslims with Bacon
A Swedish man has been arrested and charged with racism after being accused of eating bacon in proximity to a group of veiled Muslim women. The alleged offence occurred in the Swedish capital of Stockholm last weekend. The Swede, who has not been named by media or the police, is said to have approached the women, on a train while he was eating a bacon sandwich. He is alleged to have dangled the bacon in front of their faces

Canada Ruled By Politically Correct Stupidity?
On Thursday, March 23, the Canadian Parliament passed a blasphemy law specifically designed to protect Islam, which is unprecedented in Western democracies, where free speech is a right and freedom of worship includes the right to criticise and even mock all religions. Al-Jazeera reported on Friday, the previous day's vote condemned "Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination."

Space Travel…Will This Eventually Become A Reality?
The very concept of sending people into space has always been an interest to me, not because I actually believe it will happen, but just with the thoughts of how far we would have to advance, technically in order to achieve such a quest. I was reading an article which spoke of someone who was wondering if we would ever form colonies in space, and I felt compelled to respond. This was my response.

Boat Migrants Landing in Italy ‘at a Pace Exceeding Anything We’ve Seen Before’
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates 20,484 migrants have arrived in Europe by sea since the beginning of 2017, with numbers now averaging around 3000 per day and increasing as spring brings better weather. These numbers put Italian arrivals well ahead of the total for the first three months of 2015 (10,165) and the first three months of 2016 (18,777)

How to stop Google tracking your every move
Do you ever get the feeling you are being watched or followed? OK, it could possibly be because you are paranoid but more likely you’ve noticed a few things that are just beyond creepy when you are using the web and particularly Google services. For example, has an advertisement for a product or service ever popped up on your screen just after you were talking to someone about it?

Men Menstruate? Latest Dickheadedness From The Legion Of The Dickless
Yes you read that headline right, the GayBLTQetc. lobby propagandists are now pushing the most preposterous idea yet in their determination to make unequal things equal. A colouring book aimed at children in the age range that use colouring books floats the idea that men can have periods.

Wikileaks: Clinton Campaign Team Bribed Republicans To Smear TrumpThe latest batch of electronic documents release by WikiLeaks contain email that appear to show  Hillary Clinton campaign staffers bribed 6 Republicans to discredit Trump during the Presidential election campaign. John Podesta, who worked as Chair opf the Hillary Clinton campaign wrote to Huma Abedin, Hillary's personal assistant regarding the possibility of diverting Clinton campaign funds to various Republicans who were secretly on the Clinton payroll.

Chemtrails Exposed - NASA has admitted weather modification experiments
We know that since World war Two ended governments have been engaged in experiments to control weather, they know we know, so why keep denying it. Repeated denials of projects like chemtrail spraying and HAARP have only spawned more, and more outlandish conspiracy theories. So what is going on?

Australian Aborigines and Eurasians Left Africa at the same time?
One of the internet memes propagated a broadcast by the Church Of Scienceology cult, those closed minded people who believe science is infallible omnipresent and omniescent is the "Weez Aalz From Afrireekaa" fallacy, so when I spotted online an article reporting a news study which, relying heavily on guesses and assumptions, made a case that all humans living outside Africa were put there by a mass migration between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago ...

EU punishes Turkey For Repairing Relations With NATO Public Enemy No1 Russia
Leaving aside the current spat between The Netherlands and Turkey which is a different thing altogether, The EU’s diplomatic service is currently trying to punish Turkey for seeking better relations with Russia, after their supporting different sides in the Syria conflict brought the two nations close to war. It is true that NATO member Turkey has recently shown less commitment to the West, but there are probably good reasons for this ...

Does It matter If The Dollar Is Replaced?
While mainstream media in the developed world continues to agonise over the Trump presidency, the rise of nationalism in Europe and the threat they pose to the global elite, important changes are happening within the strategic triangle of Russia, Iran and China, which has been engaged in economic manoeuvres to replace the US dollar as global reserve currency for a decade.

White Girl Is Burned Alive, 17 Black Gang Members Arrested. Mainstream Media Blanks The Story Remember how the Social Justice Warriors of the politically correct 'left' screamed when a young black man named Trayvon Martin was shot by Hispanic George Zimmerman, because it was assumed someone named Zimmerman would be white? Remember how they wailed and stirred up civil unrest when a black man was shot by white cops in Ferguson, Missouri, automatically assuming the the killing was racially motivated. more >>>

The University Formerly Known As Cardiff Polytechnic Published List Of Forbidden Words Cardiff Metropolitan University formerly known as Cardiff Polytechnic may not be a seat of learning on a par with Oxford, Cambridge, Heidelberg, The Sorbonne or Princeton but when it comes to politically correct idiocy it is at the right up there with Harvard, Uppsala, University of California or The London school of Economics more>>>

Things Are Getting crazier In USA As Trump Supporters Push Back Against Obamas Silent Coup

A congressional investigation has revealed that the Obama administration channeled billions of dollars to activist groups through a Department of Justice slush fund scheme. “It’s clear partisan politics played a role in the illicit actions that were made,” Republican Representative John Ratcliffe of Texas told Fox News. “The DOJ is the last place this should have occurred.” more >>>

Donald Trump Just Exposed Obama for HORRIBLE Crime! HERE IS THE PROOF!!
As the first scandal to hit the Trump Administration, the truped-up accusations that team members had contact with Russia was splashed over mainstream media, American liberals were quick to claim (dishonestly) that the Obama administration had been scandal free. The “scandal-free” Obama’s may finally have just been caught red-handed. This morning President Trump took to Twitter from the Mar-a-Lago resort to reveal a HORRIFYING crime committed by Barack Obama right before he left office: Political wiretapping!
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Are Spineless, Snivelling Liberal Scum Sucker Bringing Back Blasphemy Crimes To The West For The Sake Of Sucking Up To Islamic Extremists?
All the signs suggest the Western democracies are submitting to presure from Islamic extremists and reviving blasphemy laws, but applying them only to those who insult Islam. We are still free to be obscenely disrespectful to Christianity, Judaeism, Hinduism and buddhism. Canada and Denmark are leading the way back to medieval religious oppression ...more >>>

Jacob Rothschild Says Putin “A Traitor To The New World Order”


Jacob Rothschild, patriarch of the megarich banking family, and a leading proponent of the drive to create a global authoritarian government made up of people drawn from the corporate and financial elite, has accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of being a "traitor to the New World Order". Evidence we have suggests the elitist conspiracy sees Russia as an obstacle that must be removed before its plan for a global government can be completed more >>>

Katie Hopkins Reports From Hellacious Sweden, ‘Where Females Fear to Tread’
A news feed filled with reports of the rape and assault of Sweden’s young women, some inexplicably streamed live on Facebook by the gang as they attacked. Other reports filed quietly away in a box marked unmentionable: the rape of a 12-year-old unaccompanied immigrant by a so called fellow 'unaccompanied minor' immigrant who later bragged he was 45.

Junk Food Killing Kids? We often hear about the plague of obesity from talking – head ‘nutrition experts’ on TV, but less is said about the other problem caused by a diet of junk food. On a typical teenager’s diet it is possible to develop both obesity and malnutrition. On the flip side, you have malnutrition. According to the United Nations (UN) special rapporteur, Hilal Elver, Ph.D., the impact of processed food on public health is “alarming.”

Report casts new doubts on WETC official story The controversy goes on, fifteen years later. While it ought to be obvious even to the most casual observer that the way the twin towers collapsed on 9/11 did not look as if it could be the result of a random strike (and Tower 7 was not hit by anything - well a careless sparrow maybe,) many people who should know better but are in awe of authority continue to scream conspiracy theorist at even those well qualified to challlence the official narrative.

Oslo Police Declare “We Have Lost the City”…Islam Has Taken Over
While attention has been focused on Sweden because of remarks made by US President Donald Trump, the apocalyptic level of culturally-enriched violence in neighbouring Norway and particularly in Grønland, a district of the capital city of Oslo. After years of unchecked immigration it looks more like Karachi, Basra, and Mogadishu all rolled into one than part of a Scandinavian capital. People sell drugs openly just next to the Grønland subway station.

American Journalists Who Travelled To Sweden To Debunk Trumps Comments About Migrant Violence Run Out Of Town by Migrants
Two journalists from Chicago who had travelled to Sweden with the intention of debunking Donald Trump's allegations that in Sweden's cities there are many immigrant dominated suburbs that have become trouble spots and 'no - go zones' for Europeans and that the country is a dangerous place to visit had to be given a police escort so they could safely leave an immigrant neighbourhood in Stockholm.

Germany Facing Mass Blackouts Because The Wind And Sun Won’t Cooperate
Germany’s power grid came close tp collapse in January because the poor performance from sustainables, wind turbines and solar panels which the Germany government encouraged heavy investment in, data from a major trade union leaked to German business newspaper Deutsche Wirtschasfts Nachrichten.

Courts Quietly Confirm MMR Vaccine Causes Autism
After decades of passionate debate, parents probably missed the repeated admissions by drug companies and governments alike that vaccines do in fact cause autism. For concerned parents seeking the truth, it’s worth remembering that the exact same people who own the world’s drug companies also own America’s news outlets. Finding propaganda-free information has been difficult, until now.

CIA Admists Using fake News To Subvert Democracy For Decades
Newly-declassified documents show that a senior CIA agent and Deputy Director of the Directorate of Intelligence worked closely with the owners and journalists of many of the largest media outlets. The United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities found in 1975 that the CIA submitted stories to the American press.

Left Complicit In Violence Ripping Through Paris Migrant Neighbourhoods?
As rioting by immigrant populations spreads from the poorer areas of Paris to the city centre and civil unrest spreads throughout France, former special advisor to France’s interior ministry Hugues Moutouh has accused the left-wing political establishment of complicity in the violence raging through the country’s migrant-dominated suburbs.

Infant Twins Die Shortly After Being Vaccinated, Medical Board Rules ‘Just A Coincidence’
In this era of high tech health care and rapidly advancing developments of drug therapy, sudden infant death syndrome (cot death) is a rare thing in the developed world, around one per hundred according to World Health Organisation statistics. Given that, you might think the sudden and simultaneous deaths of twins might cause somne raised eyebrows among medical professionals ...

PARIS ERUPTS: Many streets are NO-GO ZONES As Immigrant Violence Spreads
Five large areas have been reduced to no go areas for the past five nights as masked men cause mayhem on the streets. Now there are fears the fall out from allegations of police brutality could spread all over the country as unrest in the city grows. Police were hit with molotov cocktails and the heavy metal balls used in the French game Petanque ...

J.K. Rowling Goes Silent After Getting Challenged To Put Her Money Where Her Mouth Is
JK Rowling, who wrote 7 great books for kids (and an absolutely shit one for grown ups) has become one of those annoying celebrities who thinks we all need to hear regularly from her on the topic of how to live our lives. she sees no reason why a superior being such as her should abide by the advice she dishes out to the rest of us.

Corruption: Paraphrasing Johnny Rotten, 'Never trust a fahkin' liberal'
As the 'liberal supporters of Barack Obama's hapless presidency and more recently the US Democratic Party's 2016 failed candidate 'Crooked Hillary' Clinton whip themselves into an ever greater frenzy over the hugely entertaining antic of President Trump, An editorial at Investors Business Daily may end up being considered by historians as defining exactly why the Obama administration failed so catastrophically ...

Is a Global Wide Cash Ban Coming?

Anyone who has been paying attention over the last four years knows the Europe is ground zero for Central Planning insanity. Europe was created as a union with open borders with the open flow of capital. However, the elites have clearly demonstrated that they are willing to lie cheat and steal in order to maintain their agenda.

Trump Foiled Soros' Master Plan to Impose New World Order - Hedge Fund Manager
President Donald Trump came to power just in time to prevent George Soros and Hillary Clinton achieving a secret Trans Pacific trade deal, that would have transferred sovereign rights to global corporations Wall Street hedge fund manager and financial analyst Mitch Feierstein told Sputnik. George Soros and Clinton Inc. were nearly able to declare the ‘New World Order’ complete" hedge fund manager Feierstein, said on Tuesday.

TIME Magazine runs vile hit piece against Robert Kennedy Jr. for daring to tell the truth about mercury in vaccines
When newly inagurated President Donald Trump appointed Robert Kennedy, Jr. to head a commission to investigate and report on vaccine safety, it was inevitable the Big Pharma Corporations, the big money interest behind them, and their 'pet poodle' scientists would hit back and try to undermine the initiative. That it would happen so quickly, with higly respected fake news publication Time magazine lining up its biggest hitters to smear Kennedy's reputation

The War On Cash Intensifies In Response To Trump and Brexit
It appears Europe is charging towards a cashless society. Just days after Davos’ elites discussed why the world needs to “get rid of currency,” the European Commission has introduced a proposal enforcing “restrictions on payments in cash.” – because only terrorists and drug-dealers need cash (nothing at all to do with totalitarian control over a nation’s wealth) – we are not surprised that this proposal from the European Commission would appear…

French Finance Minister Says UK’s May Is Not In A Position To Negotiate With Trump You have to wonder just who the testicularly deficient little pen pusher of the failing EuroNazi project think they are. What do they not understand about Brexit that enables them to think they can still tell us what we can and can’t do? They may have got away with it while cottaging Prime Minister Blair or Old Etonian bum boy Cameron were in charge ...

Obama’s Gone, But His Genocidal Wars Go On
Continued fighting in Yemen between Houthi rebels seeking to overthrow the tyrannical Sunni Muslim government and ground and air forces of the SSaudi Arabian led coalition backed by the Obama administration in the USA killed at least 66 people in 24 hours, medics and security sources said on Sunday.
More Obama war

Inauguration crowd size lies: The Hypocrisy Of Mainstream Media Is Infinite When They Can Publish Shite Like This


Trump and liberals exchange insults over wether the inauguration audience for Trump was bigger than Obama's or not. It's hard to know which side is lying, probably both of them.
Liberal hypocrisy

‘Integrate or Leave’: As Wilders Surges in Polls Dutch PM Ramps Up Migrant Rhetoric


Just one day after polls which gave Geert Wilders’s insurgent populist party a nine-point lead on the ruling conservatives, Prime Minister Rutte took out a full page advert and spoke in an interview with Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad to tell migrants they should integrate or leave, and to issue a call for a return to “common decency”.

Soros Is Responsible for Europe's Immigration Crisis Says Hungary's Viktor Orban
With Britain's Conservative Government pressing ahead with a 'hard Brexit agenda, and the Trump administration setting abou demolishing the expressway to socialism Barack Obama had spent eight years contruction, there is a lot of speculation and precious little hard evidence to indicate where the globalist elite, having seen their ambition for a world government thwarted will go next.
More Soros mischief

Post Trump and Brexit, Predicting The Globalists Next Move
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has made the American billionaire and philanthropist George Soros for the current refugee movements in Europe with responsibility. "This invasion (of migrants) on the one hand steered from the tractor business, on the other hand of those (human) activists who support everything that the nation-states weakens,
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The role of cosmic electric currents in earth’s climate
If you’ve been following the growth of the Electric Universe movement, you know that this growth is due largely to the power of a new paradigm to explain things left unexplained by conventional theory. The greatest surprises of the space age are not surprises to researchers exploring the role of the electric force across the cosmos. Nor is it surprising to see the electric force at work close to home, both in the sculpting of planetary surfaces and in the evolution of life on earth ...

The Reality Of Globalism - World Trade Has Increased By Less Than 1% Annually In The Last Decade
There can be little doubt that 2016 was the year the great pushback against globalisation and the push towards an authoritarian world government (NWO) really got off the ground. Fears that the world is on the edge of rejecting globalization and a global economy, with its false promise of prosperity for all and its reality of an ever widening gap between rich and poor have dominated ...

World Bank Aims to Hand Over Seed Industry to Agribusiness
Today Donald Trump will be inaugurated as 45h President of The United States, his victory in the November election having been a major setback to those dark forces that give the impression only one more big push was needed to drive the world into accepting a global authoritarian government. Trump's victory, combined with 'Brexit' the vote by British citizens to leave the EU, combined to make 2026 a bad year for the globalists.

The Left In Meltdown
As the UK Labour Party crumbles into complete disarray with it’s leader, the sixty – eight year old perpetual student protestor Jeremy Corbyn proving a more divisive figure than any of his predecessors, as he sacrifices more and more votes on the altar of fashionable causes, and the EU, natural successor to Hitler’s European unification project falls apart in the face of resurgent cultural nationalism, it is quite satisfying to see ...

Fake News and fake Fake News
The buzz phrase this past month has been ‘Fake News’ as over in the USA the Donald Trump camp have had to swat away repeated attempts to smear and the discredit the victor in the 2016 Presidential Election and supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, unable to accept their team lost because people rejected perpetual war and ...

Obama Has been An Inspirational President?Well He Probably Inspired More Suicides Than Any Other Obama’s greatest achievement perhaps it to have put Donald Trump in The White House. Whether you think this is a good or bad thing depends on your political stance. This blog is neutral, our view being that Trump can’t be a worse president than any of the three that preceded him.

Over 4000 Civilians Have Died In Forgotten War.
As attention has focused on Syria ans then on the efforts of the Obama administration, in its dying months, to avenge the defeat of the anointed successor Hillary Clinton and discredit the election victor and President - elect Donald Trump, and simultaneously demonize Russia and President Putin

NEW CHAINS FOR OLD
The problem with losing your chains is knowing what to do when you are free to act without them. The answer most people choose should not really be all that surprising.

Former UK Ambassador Says Obama's 'Russian Hacking' Claims Are Bullshit
Former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray, who has always publicly opposed the demonization of Russia by United States and European Union official propaganda and has in the past collaborated with WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange to expose western propaganda as being aimed at persuading voters war with Russia and China,is justified has dismissed the CIA's claims that Russia interfered in last month’s presidential election as "bullshit"

An Item In Todays News About US Gov't Internet Security Hack has Tipped Our Editor Over The Edge
The US election was on November 8, by November 12 it should have gone away, but the Democrats, proven crooks and liars who crookedly rigged their own selection process to cheat a man who could have beaten Trump out of the nomination and ensure their candidate was the traitor, war criminal, liar, AND head of the Clinton Crime Syndicate Hillary Clinton as their candidate.

Democrats Russia Hacked Us and Failed Recount Campaign is Political Suicide. The US Democratic Party’s inability to accept that they lost the Presidency to Donald Trump is turning into a slow polictical sucicide. The party that has always been quick to scream ‘conspiracy theorist’ to discredit critics of its dealings with oversreas governments and foreign billionaires like Soros has revealed in its efforts to overturn the result by claimING that Russian hacking influenced voters in favour of Trump.

Oxford University wants to turn English into a sterilized Orwellian language
Oxford University, one of the oldest universities in the world and, one might think, the 'home' of the English language is now, it seems, engaged in a New World Order campaign to destroy the English Language. It appears the finest young minds in society are so deeply offended by words that remind them men and women are biologically they, backed by their fuckwitted Marxist lecturers and professors, are demanding gender specific pronouns be abolished.

I Was Right - Gravilty Does Not Exist

Well OK, saying gravity does not exist is a bit of an oversimplification, but there is strong evidence Isaac Newton's theory of what makes things fall to the ground, which does not attempt to explain how gravity makes things fall, but only states gravity is a natural force, really misunderstood what was going on.

France Falling Apart As The World Looks On
France will elect a new president in May 2017. Politicians are already campaigning and debating about deficits, welfare recipients, GDP growth, and so on, but they look like puppets disconnected from the real country. Violence. It is spreading. Not just terrorist attacks; pure gang violence. The media does not dare to say that this violence is coming mainly from Muslim gangs

The Internet Purge Of Politically Incorrect (aka truthful) Content Begins
Facebook, Google (owners of YouTube) and Microsoft have long been known as CIA collaborators and it has been acknowledged that Obama's move in divesting the US government of responsibility for ICANN allows The White House to make outraged noises about suppression of free speech while using Search Engine Operators as proxies to shut down anything challinging US and NATO propaganda (on the grounds no doubt that challenging the politically correct orthodoxy constitutes hate speech.)

UK Education: Ofsted, Not The Government, Is Blighting Poor Pupils’ Chances
Experienced teacher say it is possible to teach effectively with that kind of a workload and although such working hours are common in business and commerce, people in those sectors do not have to deal with stupid, snotty nosed, hormonally hyperactive adolescents.

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