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29 Februay 2012

Health Workers Should Be Sacked For Calling Old People 'Dear' Says QUANGO Chief

. by Xavier Connolly
Sir Keith Pearson, the co-chair of the Commission on Dignity in Care, a charity set up by the government to help semi retired Civil Servans and politicians keep their grubby noses in the trough of tax money, has said nurses and care workers treated older people with "contempt".

The report, written in the contemptuous tone favoured by elitists warned that workers could be dismissed if they did not respect the dignity of those in their care.

His comments came in the wake of a wide-ranging report by a commission of senior NHS managers, charities and council chiefs designed to stamp out neglect and abuse in hospitals and in the care system.

The commission concluded that older people are suffering humiliation and degrading treatment on a daily basis while basic respect for human rights is too often ignored. This degrading treatment referred to does not refer to the practice od letting patients who cannot feed themselves go hungry or letting the incontinent lie in their own faeces and urine, because staff are too busy filling forms in for the bean counter and tax eaters like Sir Keith. The smooth faced bureaucrats are getting themseolves worked up because many of the nuses who do a very good job of caring for patients sometimes call those they care for "dear" or "love".

It called for an overhaul to give respect for human dignity the same importance as medical success rates or financial targets. But what do they mean by respect? Respect for the pretensions of a few snobbish middle class prigs who are really offended by the fact that their nurses and carers are working class? Or respect for the fact that the warmth and compassion of carers is often a bigger factor in a patient's response than drugs or surgical interventions. There is little warmth and compassion in the kind of impersonal approach demanded by bureaucratic rules.

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28 February 2012

Drug Gangs Taking Over British Cities?

Parts of British cities are effectively no-go areas where drugs gangs are in control, a United Nations drug abuse expert has said. Professor Hamid Ghodse, president of the UN's International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), said there was ''a vicious cycle of social exclusion and drugs problems and fractured communities'' in cities such as London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester.

Warning that the development of ''no-go areas'' was being fuelled by threats such as social inequality, migration and celebrities normalising drug abuse, Mr. Ghodse warned that helping marginalised communities with drugs problems ''must be a priority',

'''We are looking at social cohesion, the social disintegration and illegal drugs.In many societies around the world, whether developed or developing, there are communities within the societies which develop which become no-go areas. 'Drug traffickers, organised crime, drug users, they take over. They will get the sort of governance of those areas. Examples are in Brazil, Mexico, in the United States, in the UK, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and therefore it is no good to have only law enforcement, which always shows it does not succeed.he said.

The Professor also called for such communities to be offered drug abuse prevention programmes, treatment and rehabilitation services, and the same levels of educational, employment and recreational opportunities as in the wider society.

''Youth of these communities must have similar chances to those in the wide society and have a right to be protected from drug abuse and drug dependence. It is crucial that the needs of communities experiencing social disintegration are urgently tackled before the tipping point is reached, beyond which effective action becomes impossible. The consequences of failure are too high for society and should be avoided at all cost.'' he told media representatives.

The INCB's annual report for 2011 found persistent social inequality, migration, emerging cultures of excess and a shift in traditional values were some of the key threats to social cohesion.

As the gap between rich and poor continues to widen, and facing a future of limited opportunities young people within these communities may easily become disengaged from the wider society and get involved in a range of personally and socially harmful behaviours, including drug abuse and drug dealing, 'While migration offers many positive benefits to the migrant and to society at large, it can create a sense of dislocation from the surrounding community and a sense of vulnerability on the part of those who are displaced.

Where migrating social groups have travelled from areas associated with illicit drug production and drug abuse, there is a greater likelihood of individuals engaging in forms of drug misuse as a way of coping with such a sense of dislocation.the report said.

The INCB also warned none of the factors ''should be seen as leading individuals inevitably into a lifestyle of drug abuse and criminality. In many societies around the world, whether developed or developing, there are communities within the societies which develop which become no-go areas. Drug traffickers, organised crime, drug users, they take over. Examples are in Brazil, Mexico, in the United States, in the UK, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and therefore it is no good to have only law enforcement, which always shows it does not succeed.

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Israel Will Not Warn USA Before Launching A Strike Against Iran

Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, a U.S. intelligence official familiar with the discussions has ytold Associated Press. The prediction, delivered in a series of private, top-level discussions raises tension in the middle east ahead of meetings in the coming days at the White House and Capitol Hill.

Israeli officials said that if they eventually decide to launch a strike is necessary, they would not warn the Americans to decrease the likelihood that the U.S. would be held responsible for failing to stop Israel's potential attack. The U.S. has been working with the Israelis for months to convince them that an air strike on Iran would be only cause a short term delay to Iran's nuclear program.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak delivered the message to a series of high-level U.S. visitors to the Israel, among them the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the White House national security adviser, the director of national intelligence and top U.S. lawmakers, all trying to close the trust gap between Israel and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Netanyahu has given the same response to all the Americans who have been involved in talks with Israel, the U.S. official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive strategic negotiations.

The White House has not offered any comment on the leak. The Pentagon and Office of Director of National Intelligence also declined to comment, as did the Israeli Embassy.

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27 February 2012

Faced With It's Worst Crisis Yet The G20 Leaders Agree To Do The Most Stupid Thing Ever.

by Ed Butt.

The world's leading economies met in Mexico City on Sunday to work out a deal that will enable a second global rescue (stimulus) package worth nearly $2 trillion to stop the euro-zone sovereign debt crisis from spreading and putting at risk the tentative recovery.

Germany agreed to make a decision some time in March about strengthening the Eurozone bailout fund, a move other G20 countries insist is essential to clear the way for increasing funds available to help nations facing a best crisis in the International Monetary Fund.

The meeting and the deal it hopes to produce are part of the G20's efforts to build up massive international resources by the end of April - when the group next meets - and convince financial markets they can stem the euro-zone's deep problems.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said European leaders will tackle the adequacy of the region's firewall during March. The issue will be on the agenda of a European Union summit next week.

"But the month of March goes from March 1 to March 31. It will be reviewed again, also in the light of the developments that have since occurred, whether the stated dimension of the (European bailout) mechanism is enough or not," he told reporters.

Berlin's willingness to discuss increasing Europe's bailout fund marks an important shift in attitude.

That is the official line. It is total bullshit of course. What these scumbags were talking about was printing money in the rich nations to save the basket cases. This can only lead to masive inflation, rocketing commodity prices. Naturally the ~International Nazis of the IMF, the United Nations, the EU and the Bilderberg Group have no interest in the great mass of responsible, hard working individuals and families who are just trying tyo make a decent life for themselves. All they are interested in is adavancing their collectivist agenda the goal of which is to set up a global government which will enslave us all.

If it goes through the new initiative would mark their most blatant effort to destroy the saving and pensions and reduce real incomes since 2008, when the G20 mustered $1 trillion to help rescue the world economy.

Germany is the key player here however. If we rule our Russia and China because their interests are served by a crumbling global economy, and the USA, Japan, Britain and France because if not quite bankruptthey are all staring into the abyss. Apart from a few small European nationa plus Australia and Canada, Germany is the only country that is in funds Facing massive political opposition to a second Greek bailout in its parliament, Frau Merkel's government has balked at enlarging Europe's rescue fund on the grounds that it would undermine efforts to impose fiscal discipline on indebted countries.

The softening of its stance came as Schauble said he assumes the Greek bailout package will win Bundestag support on Monday. Well it may get suport from the cocksuckers and skunk felchers in the Bundestag but the German voters are going to hate it.

Were Europe to merge its temporary and permanent bailout funds it would create a $1 trillion war chest and open the door for other G20 countries to meet the IMF's request for $500-$600 billion in new resources, on top of its current $358 billion in funds.

Put together, this would total around $1.95 trillion in firepower. Or enough to kep the world's debtor nations going for about six months. The G20 has no intention of easing its pressure on Europe by giving it a strong signal now that new IMF money is in the bag. Its communique from the Mexico meting when will merely state that the world's leading economies will review the resources of the IMF in April without setting a date for a deal, G20 officials said.

The really scary thing is these numbskulls, these intestinal worms hanging out of the bottom hole of humany, while deluding themselves that they are in control are plaing into the hands of the Russians and Chinese. To save western civilistion we have to start killing politicians and bankers NOW!


Egyptian Lawyers Demand Jail For US Democracy Activists

The trial large numbers of democracy activists including 16 Americans began in Cairo on Sunday. In a politically charged case which is threatening ties between Cairo and Washington and $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid the new Islamist Egyptian government is cracking down on foreign lefties who have been meddling in Egypt's internal politics.

Forty-three foreign and Egyptian activists - including the son of the U.S. transportation secretary - are accused of receiving illegal funds from abroad and carrying out political activities unrelated to their official volunteer work.

In a crowded courtroom in a quiet suburb of Cairo lawyers who said they were working pro bone on the case against the activists, demanded the defendants be imprisoned and accused them of "espionage."

"These organizations are accused of espionage and going against the law. Most of them are in contact with the CIA. These organizations gathered information and reports on Egypt and sent them to the U.S. State Department," Khaled Suleiman, a lawyer acting against the organizations told a press conference.

Those accused in the case have been banned from leaving Egypt pending the trial and some U.S. citizens involved in the investigation have taken refuge at the American embassy.

As the session began a prosecution lawyer listed funds sent from abroad to the non-governmental organizations. 13 defendants stood behind the courtroom's bars, all of them Egyptians. Some of the accused foreigners had already fled abroad when the travel ban was enacted. Many of the activists have not yet been formally summoned to appear before the court.

A senior U.S. official said on Saturday Washington and Cairo were holding what he described as "intense discussions" to resolve the crisis. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who arrived in the Moroccan capital after visits to Algeria and Tunisia, has met Egypt's foreign minister Mohamed Kamel Amr twice in the last three days an official told international press representatives on condition of anonymity.

The U.S. pro-democracy groups whose staff have been charged deny they have done anything illegal. We don't know their reasoning but it seems likely the solipsist in chief Barack Hussein Obama, the great warmonger who claimed he would be a peacemaker, the gobshite of the universe, probably told them they were doing his will and that nobody, no court, no national goverment could interfere with them. There is no limit to the arrogance or stupidity of Barack Hussein Obama of course, he really does think he is President of the world, any previous American President would have ordered these political activists home long ago, telling them they had no right interfereing in Egypt's internat affairs.

Egypt says the case is a judicial matter and all groups must heed Egyptian law. In the text of the charges the prosecution would present, the groups are accused of establishing without permission branches for their organizations and offering unauthorized political training and workshops to parties.

One of the judges leading the probe has said the non-governmental organizations had violated Egyptian tax laws by not declaring their income from abroad or paying taxes on their workers' pay and had carried out political activities unrelated to their civil society work.

How long, we wonder at The Daily Stirrer, will it be before Baracvk Hussein Obama sends American soecial forces into Egypt as he alrewady has in Libya, Syria, Yemen, Unganda, Sudan and Palestine.


25 February 2012

U S Elections: Will The Repuiblicans Find A White Knight In The Bush?

by James Dahlberg

Another "We told you so this morning as mainstream media gets hold of the idea that all is not well in the American Republican Party's quest to find a candidate who can beat Obama in November's Presidential Election.

One of the names we have mentioned previously was Jeb Bush, brother of George W. and son of George H. Quite a little dynasty developing there we think.

So what went wrong for the anointed one Mitt Romney? Well his religion for a start. no American Presidential candidate can hope to succeed without a religion and even the closet Muzza Barack Obama had to spend years pretending to be a Christian (albeit a racist, anti - American Christian) to break through into national politics. Well Romney has a religion but it is the wrong religion. He's a Mormon, which is such a weird religion that in the eyes of most American voters is worse than being an atheist.

Among his rivals Ron Paul is the most interesting. So feared is Paul by the political establishment that US mainstream media which is owned by the same people as own the government has completely blanked his campaign. Paul is the only prominent politician in the USA who has any interesting or original ideas. He's also a nutcase but aren't they all.

Current front runner Rick Santorum is a devout catholic with views on abortion, contraception, homosexuality and teenage pregnancy that frighten off too many voters.

Newt Gingrich is the old political fixer best know for failing to stitch up Slick Willie Clinton. He is also a serial adulterer and has been linked to some very unsavoury corporate piracy.

Obviously none of the candidates has a snowball in hell's chance of being elected unless the American electorate wakes up to the fact that President (of the Entire Universe And Everything Else Besides) Barack Hussein Obama succeeds in starting World War 3 by pissing off Russian and China too much with his shit-stirring in the middle east which is aimed at overthrowing some pretty repugnant but secularist dictators and replacing them with even more repugnant Islamist, theocratic tyrannies.

Does the world need another Bush in The White House. Looking at how things stand now it seems there could be worse options including the election of any of the current Republican contenders and a second term for the incumbent.

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24 February 2012 Syrian Rebels Say West Is Already Aiding Thier Uprising
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Syrian Rebels Say West Is Already Aiding Thier Uprising.As the troubles stirred up in Syria by the meddling of the American idiot President Barack Hussein Obama and fuelled by the west's determination to intervene and effect regime change in another middle eastern nation escalate into civil war, the rebels show they are as unfit a government in waiting as those fanatical mobsters the western powers have catapulted into power in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. We conclude that Obama wants World War 3.

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The latest round in the Who's The Worst Internet Privacy Thief Saga. Google and Facebook ignore protests, carry on using cookies to collect Internet Explorer and Apple Safari users 'browsing history, Microsoft say it's not their problem
Back to the old Internet Evil Empire theme as another privacy controversy involving Google, Favebook and Microsoft explodes. As usual the web giants are displaying their total contempt for users privacy, the search engine and social networking sites revealing an estrangement from ethics by claiming if they can do something that makes it OK to do it while Microsoft say if users can't protect themselves against the securtity flaws in Microsoft's operating system, that's not Microsoft's problem.


Google Evil Empire In New Privacy Violation

In the wake of reports that Google had sidestepped privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser, Microsoft revealede yestyerday it had discovered that the Web Search giant had pulled the same stunt same with Internet Explorer. It's a safe bet we will be hearing from Mozilla very soon.

A Microsift blog post revealed : "When the IE team heard that Google had bypassed user privacy settings on Safari, we asked ourselves a simple question: is Google circumventing the privacy preferences of Internet Explorer users too?" IE executive Dean Hachamovitch wrote in a blog post this morning. "We've discovered the answer is yes: Google is employing similar methods to get around the default privacy protections in IE and track IE users with cookies."

The blog post, which details Microsoft's findings and offers privacy protection tips, said Microsoft have contacted Google about their concerns and asked it to "commit to honoring P3P privacy settings for users of all browsers."

Unfortunately past experience tells us that the word "ethics" does not exist in the Google lexicon.

In the blog post, Microsoft developers explain how the bypass occurs:

Technically, Google utilizes a nuance in the P3P specification that has the effect of bypassing user preferences about cookies. The P3P specification (in an attempt to leave room for future advances in privacy policies) states that browsers should ignore any undefined policies they encounter. Google sends a P3P policy that fails to inform the browser about Google's use of cookies and user information. Google's P3P policy is actually a statement that it is not a P3P policy.

Google responded to Microsoft's accusation with typical arrogance by claiming that Microsoft backs a system that is dated and impractical. Their press release said: "It is well known--including by Microsoft--that it is impractical to comply with Microsoft's request while providing modern Web functionality," Rachel Whetstone, senior vice president of communications and policy for Google, said in a statement to CNET News, "We have been open about our approach, as have many other Web sites. Today the Microsoft policy is widely non-operational," she continued. "A 2010 research report indicated that over 11,000 Web sites were not issuing valid P3P policies as requested by Microsoft."

In other words Google are saying, "If you don't like us invading your privacy blame Microsoft." In term of ethgical practice this is the same as saying, "If we can do something that makes it OK to do." Corporate solipsism?

P3P, or Platform for Privacy Preferences, is an official recommendation of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that allows sites to summarize their privacy policies. However, the recommendation has been largely ignored since its introduction a decade ago, with many major Web sites such as Google.com, Apple.com, CNN.com, and Twitter.com opting not to use it to describe their policies which in fact all are reluctant to discuss publicly.

Microsoft also said they are "investigating what additional changes need to be made to products to protect users privacy. The P3P specification says that browsers should ignore unknown tokens. Privacy advocates involved in the original specification have recently suggested that IE ignore the specification and block cookies with unrecognized tokens."

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The Greek Bail Out Deal Humiliates Greece Without Solving Anything

by John de Roe
A "strictly confidential" 10-page debt sustainability report commissioned for yesterday's meeting of eurozone ministers has been leaked to the media. The document concludes that the austerity measures being foisted on Greece in order that the indebted country can receive a 130bn bailout, are quite likely to prove self-defeating, in that the austerity, by further weakening the economy are likely to cause the sovereign debt to GDP ratio to rise further.

As if that was not bad enough, the debt write off being demanded from private investors may prevent Greece from returning to private markets for its finance for many decades, making the country indefinitely reliant on support from the EU and IMF. After the bailouts so much of Greek's debt will be held by official repositories, all of who will have preferential treatment as creditors, that no private sector investor would consider lending, knowing that private creditors would be last in the queue of people wanting to be paid back.

The Daily Stirrer has been saying for two years this would be the outcome of the Greek debt crisis, it was obvious to everyone else too, but it is also obvious that the EU / IMF policy was never about helping Greece, which was railroaded into the single currency although it's economy was far too weak, to get back on its feet financially; the real agenda is to move forward towards a single European superstate which would be extended beyond Europe to include more economic basket case nations in north Africa and the Middle East.

Still the acknowledgement of these problems must be seen as progress among the grand delusions of eurozone policy-making.

We have to wonder why they bother trying to persuade us everything is hunky - dory and Federalisation of Europe is the future given the quite high probability of eventual failure they covertly assign to the bailout. Even if favourable scenario outlined in the sustainability report plays out, Greece is going to need a third bailout of 50bn by the end of the decade on top of the 136bn agreed in principle last night. This favourable scenario, by the way, makes the heroic assumption that the Greek economy will stop shrinking next year and return to 2.per cent growth in 2014. Few sane commentators believe that's remotely possible.

Under a "tailored downside scenario" (the leaked document's words), which by any stretch of the imagination looks pretty optimistic, debt would fall much more slowly than hoped for reaching only 160pc of GDP by the end of the decade, rather than the 120pc the eurozone requires of Greece. In such circumstances, 245bn of bailout money would be required. Given that Britain and Sweden and Denmark are outside the Euro single currency system and Britain's economy is wobbly anyway, That France and Austria have already had their credit rating downgraded because of exposure to Greek debt and The Netherlands, politically, is engaged in a charge to the Eurosceptic right this leaves only little Finland and microstate Luxembourg to support Germany in propping up Greece and the other failed economies, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Cyprus.

German taxpayers are already in revolt, local elections there are very volatile with winners from the right and left throwing out incumbents. The mood of the voters seems to be anything except the EU. It is unlikely taxpayers in the rest of the E.U. will be sympathetic to such a handout intolerable for the rest of the eurozone, there is a growing feeling that tax revenue should be kept at home, let the poor nations fend for themselves. If the rest of Europe is not happy to forego new hospitals, schools, roads and properly equipped defence forces, think what the austerity programme will mean for the Greeks. As part of the deal, the Greek government has committed to build into into its legal framework a provision to give priority to debt service payments above all other public expenditure, this clause is to be included in an amended Greek Constitution as soon as possible. This is the sort of thing that prompts revolutions.

The arrogant bureaucrats of Brussels, the IMF and the United Nations do not fear threats to people on the streets, they feel secure in their ivory towers.

Already, polls published by local Greek media indicate that the centre parties (National Democrats, and in particular the main party in the Greek assembly PASOK) are losing popular support hand over fist, so it matters not a jot that the two main coalition parties have signed up to full ongoing implementation after elections in April because they will no longer be running the show. In contrast, the parties further from the centre continue to gain popular support, and none of these have expressed support for the austerity programme so anything voted through now is likely to be repealed in a few months.

The measures, including constitutional change also have to be approved by a number of national parliaments elsewhere in the eurozone. It would too hasty to say this austerity programme cannot work, we have seen the Eurocrats deploy a combination of bullying and bribery to get their way before which is the only reason the eurozone has repeatedly defied the sceptics in holding together thus far. However it is certainly a programme that cannot succeed, and will only delay the day when Greece is forced out of the eurozone.

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Lucky Bammy?

by Ian Thorpe

Roger L Simon wrote in Pajamas Media:

As Republicans gnaw at each others throats, playing a desperate game of Im more conservative than you, something yet more depressing and deeply ironic is occurring: Capitalism is saving Obama. In the spirit of no bad deed goes unrewarded, the very system our president cut his teeth on despising the unbridled free market is on its way to securing him a second term. (Well, it may not be as unbridled as it once was, but it is unbridled enough to work some magic.) Yes, I am well aware that the unemployment numbers are fudged; that whatever recovery exists is flimsy at best and most probably not even there. In fact, we may be poised on the brink of a depression even greater than the Thirties. But the reverse may also be true. Capitalism that sturdiest of systems may be righting itself to some degree. A recovery may be under way despite the wrongheaded policies of an administration seemingly determined to undermine it. (read full article)
The Daily Stirrer replies

Roger,
Take a look beyond the US borders. There is no recovery, the deal made to bail out Greece only kicks the can a few yards down the road. All the nations of the developed world (and I include all E U members in that, having pursued unsustainable policies of replacing human workers with technology are now saddled with crippling welfare bills to support the unemployed and unemployable.

Governments hire more tax eaters and keep young people in full time education longer to mask the true unemployment position, they print more money and pump it into the economy to create the illusion of growth.

You mention how well stock markets have done in January but the London Stock Exchange, Wall Street, Germany and France have only made up some of the ground lost to inflation. The Obama administration is being thwarted in its efforts to reduce US debt by devaluing the dollar but all other nation with traded currencies are wise to the trick and are letting their own currencies fall in line with the dollar. So all Obama's loonytoons economics will achieve is to add $1trillion a year to the debt burden.

Commodity prices are going through the roof and those increases will eventually filter through to the cost of living. Result deflation and stagnation.

The 2nd great depression is not over, in fact it has not reached full speed yet. Somehow the republicans have to find a candidate who can get that message out.

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20 February 2012

The Greek Mess, Germany and A Final Solution?

EU leaders will meet today to work out a deal which will save the Euro and avoid a messy default by Greece on its sovereign debts which would inevitably be followed by Greece's departure from the single currency. Political leaders are anxious to avoid any nation escaping from the European Monetary System because if one breaks free this would increase political pressure in other heavily indebted nations for a debt default and a return to their own currencies. Such a breakdown of the Eurozone would be a massive setback to the New World Order's plans for a Mediterranean Union which would take in more basket case nations in North Africa and the middle east.

Many economic pundits are pointing to a rally in share prices this month as a sign that all will soon be well, the Greek economy will be saved by their European partners and the world can get back to normal with central banks printing money and creating debt go give voters an illusion of economic prosperity.

This is a tad optimistic. For one thing money is going into the stock markets because it has nowhere else to go. Since the Swiss declined to let their Franc become the de facto world currency other nations have taken a similar line and refused to allow the Obama administration to devalue their way out of trouble. Thus the world is left with gold as it's reserve currency. Then the 'recoveries' taking place in the US and UK are suspect and there's plenty of conflicting data. Jobless statistics showing numbers claiming jobseekers benefits fall while numbers without jobs rise. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures tell of growth but people observe closed factories, shops boarded up in the High Street and the proliferation of charity shops and flea markets.

The financial markets have become totally disengaged from economic and political fundamentals and are simply proceeding on the assumption that central banks around the world will simply print money and sell bonds to keep things moving. There are few central banks around the world now that aren't engaged in Quantitatve Easing of some form and we are likely to see a lot more of it as both Central Banks and Governments seem unable to throw up any other 'viable' plan. The only question is how long this plan will remain viable or credible. Probably not long as everybody's credit is maxed out already.

The problem that will economists and planners, academics and civil servants who pontificate about how in an ideal world economies should work, is that the money created is not trickling down throughout the economies but is remaining in the hands of the mythical 1% and the big corporations. The situation for everyone else will continue to deteriorate with real disposable incomes falling and savings being eroded eroded as inflation tuns ahead of growth. Unless consumers in consumer based economies are given additional credit to make up for the loss in income then the outcome must be recessionary. But those consumers, having already mortgages their souls to fuel the long boom, are reluctant to take on extra credit. One need not have read Emile Zola's Nana to understand the folly of borrowing against expectations.

The basics of economics defined thus by Mr. Micawber: "Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure Nineteen pounds ninety pence, result happiness; annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds and ten pence*, result misery, will eventually have to be acknowledged and economies rebalanced. Starting with as clean slate governments and nations will have to live within their means. This would be a painful and complicated process as a corporate and financial cartel (The New World Order) have already persuaded so many people to trade their souls and self esteem for trinkets and an illusory security. It would require real talent and planning from authorities, a new realism among the political class so long conditioned to the easy life they can have by buying votes with unaffordable benefits, so it is unlikely to happen as long as the current crop of world leaders are in position.

Until that return to reality happens, if we hear the word 'growth' then its a fair bet to assume that central banks are printing money and pumping it into the economy thus borrowing from the future to subsidise the present; that governments are spending more and that systemic debt is generally rising. If we hear that unemployment is falling you can bet your life savings the government is manipulating the statistics by reclassifying the long term unemployed as "not economically active" and dropping them from the figures or hiring tax eaters to fill non jobs.

The alternative, running a disciplined economy, is apparently unthinkable.

*(Here Mr. Micawber's advice is translated to modern currency and many younger even in Britain readers might never have heard of shillings and pence which were used in Dickens' time.)

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Latest Fear and Panic Strategy: They Tell Us We Are All Going To Starve

by Xavier Connolly

Have you noticed it has all gone a bit quiet on climate change? After all that screaming and shouting from politicians and scientists it turns out the science was never settled. So now they need to spread fear and panic about something else. Guess what ... Food. We are all going to starve if we do not obey The New World Order. Who says? Statistics say and we all know statistics never lie don't we? A must read for independent minded people.

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18 February 2012

Does Smoking Cause Lung Cancer? It Appears Not In The Eyes Of The Law

by Ed Butt

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17 February 2012

A light news day today, we will concentrate on issues that are going to be with us for a long time.

In Spite Of What Lefties Say It Is Equal Rights Campaigners Not Christians Who Are Imposing Their Belief On Others.

What purpose does the Equality and Human Rights Commission serve? Listen to lefties and you might end up believing that the EHRC and it's "chair", a nasty little race hustler named Trevor Phillips are the only thing standing between Britain and a slide back into savagery. If we poor taxpayers were not forced to stump up obscene amounts of money so that creepy identity politics players like Phillips and his cronies could keep their greedy little snouts in the trough, pay themselves big fat salaries for doing little other than boss us around and take themselves off on expensive jollies fact finding missions, the country we are told would descend into tribalistic conflict as the population (made up three equal parts, black, Asian and white Anglo Saxon racists) fought bloody battles, the blacks and Asians struggling for "equal rights", the Anglo Saxon racists trying to 'send them back where they came from.'

Believe that idiotic narrative and you are as insane and bigoted as Phillips and his chums or are possible a Labour activist, somebody who considers themselves intellectual but is prone to unthinking obedience to the party line, jumping on every self - hate propelled bandwagon that goes by and responding with the prescribed knee jerk reaction to everything.

The latest words of wisdom from Reichsfuhrer Phillips are reported in todays papers.

Speaking at a debate in London on diverse societies, he backed new laws, which led to the closure of all Catholic adoption agencies in England. You cant say because we decide were different then we need a different set of laws, he said, in comments reported by The Tablet, the Catholic newspaper. Well no you can't. But does that not equally apply to homosexuals. Apparently not, in the bigoted world of Trevor Phillips all the animals are equal but some are more equal than others.

The Catholic church abhors homosexuality therefore a Catholic adoption agency is not going to consider applications to adopt children from same sex couples. The new law, campaigned for by EHRC and gay rights groups forbids rejection of adoptions by same sex couples so the Catholic agencies shut their doors.

Phillips said, To me theres nothing different in principle with a Catholic adoption agency, or indeed Methodist adoption agency, saying the rules in our community are different and therefore the law shouldnt apply to us. Why not then say sharia can be applied to different parts of the country? It doesnt work.

The point this jumped up little clerk misses is that we had a perfectly good system before the law was changed. Most adoptions were handled by state run agencies that were happy to consider applications from same sex couples and found good homes for many children with same sex couples. Other agencies run as charities by various churches made their own decisions on the issue. What the EHRC always forgets when sticking its 'equalities' oar in to difficult situations and invariably making them dysfunctional is that the feelings of churchgoers are (or used to be) equal in the eyes of the law to those of secular humanists.

So what exactly is the point of this organisation, what function do they perform for society?

The EHRC evolved from the Commission for Racial Equality was established in 1976 to fight racial discrimination and racism generally, with a remit that was broad and unending as the race industry grew to include gays and lesbians, disabled people, those with learning difficulties and any minority group it is possible to stick a label on.. The CRE was established with the Racial Discrimination Act 1976, which followed earlier acts in 1965 and 1968, the aim of which was to outlaw discrimination on racial grounds. Previous to this Britain never had such laws, partly because it had very few non-Europeans, but primarily because we are a liberal (in the true sense) society and it was generally believed that the state has no business interfering in peoples private thoughts, beliefs, attitudes and behaviour.

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The Obama Presidency Rermains Firmly In Denial Over The Euro Crisis

US correspondent Nile Gardner writes:
Ive just read through the Congressional testimony delivered this week before the Senate Banking Committee by Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, on Examining the European Debt Crisis and its Implications. After reading it, one can only conclude that this is a US administration that refuses to publicly acknowledge the sheer scale of the problem.
Nothing new there. As the Obama administration continues to pring money it is clear neither the President nor any of his arse - lickers has a clue how bad the state of their own economy is.
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16 February 2012

Older workers sidelined as jobs crisis deepens

by Ed Butt

It will not surprise many who read The Daily Stirrer to learn that official figures now acknowledge almost half of unemployed people aged 50 or over have been out of work for a year or more. This disturbing trend of marginalising older members of the potential workforce has been going on since the 1980s when Margaret Thatcher's government started to advise doctors to find trivial reasons to sign off as disabled people of over 50 who had been made redundant.

Grim official labour market published yesterday revealed Britain's jobs crisis is deepening, with women and young people bearing the brunt of job cuts over the past year. A sizeable jump in the number of new jobs being created between October and December a rise of 60,000 was overshadowed by a record number of people working part-time because they could not find full-time jobs.

The number of people forced to work part-time because there was no alternative rose by 83,000 in the quarter to 1.35m, the highest since records began in 1992.

Total unemployment increased for the eighth month in a row to 2.67m, or 8.4pc, with 524 people losing their jobs every day between October and December, the figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed.

The data also sends a fresh signal that the private sector is unable to offset the tens of thousands of people being made redundant from the public sector. The number of workers in state employment fell by 67,000 to just under 6m in September 2011, while those hired in private sector employment rose by just 5,000.

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115 European banks Face Downgrade As Germany And Greece Threaten Eurozone

. by John de Roe

Germanys Wolfgang Schuble is entering into ever more dangerous waters.

His outrageous demand that Greece should put off elections scheduled for April, and impose a junta of EU appointed bureaucrats and academics for another year without the involvement of Greek political paries PASOK and New Democracy, is gobsmacking in its arrgonce. Is this really the position of the German government? Deutschland Unber Alles Greek democracy be damned? Herr Sxchauble may think so but fortunately the German voters do not.

As Germany, Finland, Holland, Austria and little Luxembourg, the EU's only solvent nations closed ranks against Greece, demanding the debt blighted nation is not allowed to wriggle out of its austerity conditions again, German Finance Minister Schauble who has a reputation for intervening in a less than helpful way, in typically undiplomatic fashion stuck his oar in.

One must assume that Herr Schuble has been well-briefed on the highly volatile political mood in Greece right now, so the only rational view of such deliberate provocation, like the Austrian ultimatum to Serbia in 1914 (a mistake, as it later turned out, since "contagion" from Serbia could not be contained).

"Who is Mr Schuble to insult Greece? Who are the Dutch? Who are the Finns?" President Karolous Papoulias demanded, the President was himself a teenage resister against the Wehrmacht in Epirus almost seventy years ago though he later took political asylum in Germany from the Greek junta.

He added "Greece has always had the pride to defend not just our own freedom, not just our own country, but the freedom of all Europe."

It is clear that Berlin, Helsinki, and the Hague have taken the decision to eject Greece from the euro whatever the country now does. Even if Greece complies to the letter with the impossible terms of the EU-IMF Troika, it will not make any difference. A fresh pretext will be found.

Financial Markets were close to panic as the chances of holding the Euro single currecy system together appeared to be crumbling.

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15 February 2012

UK Unemployment Rises Again as part time jobs increase.

Unemployment in the UK rose by 48,000 in the quarter to December 2011. The figure of people without jobs now stands at 2.67 million, a jobless rate of 8.4 per cent, the worst figure since the end of 1995.

The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance rose by 6,900 in January to 1.6 million, the 11th consecutive monthly increase. The number of women claiming the allowance increased by 1,500 last month to 531,700, the highest figure since the summer of 1995. Another negative trend in the job market is that a record number of people are now working part-time because they cannot find full-time jobs.This category is up by 83,000 over the latest quarter to 1.35 million.

Employment increased by 60,000 to 29 million, mainly due to a rise of 90,000 in the number of part-time employees to 6.6 million

The Daily Stirrer has commented many times on the underlying reasons for the seemingly insurmountable unemployment problem that is suffocating any chance of recovery. Politicians and business leaders utter pious platitudes about solving the problem but continue on a course of encouraging businesses to replace human labour with machines and exporting low skill jobs to low labour cost economies.

For the great majority of people in the developed nations globalisation is a madness that is corroding our societies.

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Greece Steps Closer To EU Exit

The likelihood of Greece defaulting on its debt obligations a traumatic ejection from the European Monetary System ( Euro ) moved a step closer last yesterday as eurozone finance ministers called off a crucial meeting that was intended to negotiate the terms of the next bailout to the bankrupt nation. The Brussels (B)euro(c)rats accused Athens of failing to explain how they would achieve the austerity cuts promised last Sunday.

The escalating brinkmanship came as new figures showed Greece's economy contracted by 6.8pc last year and at an accelerating 7pc rate in the last quarter. This is far worse than EU econmomists had predicted. The "troika", the European Union (EU), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which had put together the bailout plan must now face the reality that Greeece's debts are systemic. Each successive bailout will only kick the can further down the road but eventually somebody must pick it up and deal with the fact that while the Greek peasant economy is tied to the German industrial powerhouse in the EMS, Greece will run an accelerating deficit and a similar fate will befall other weak economies in the Eurozone.

Only integrating the poor nations into a single nation (anathema to voters in both rich and poor nations) and requiring the taxpayers of Germany Austria, Holland, Britain and France to support them could possibly get us out of the mess and then only until the habitual debtor nations dragged down the more prosperous ones.

Greece is now in a self-feeding downward spiral of debt that is playing havoc with budget targets, leaving Greece with a Sisyphean task of ever deeper cuts. Eventually as the debt grows and the economy continues to shrink the Greek government will face a situation where the money gathered in from taxes does not even cover the interest on debt.

The E. U. appointed Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos called his cabinet together last night and demanded they find a further 325m (272m) of fiscal austerity measures demanded by the troika, likely to be defence cuts and lower salaries. Meanwhile the parties of the ruling coalition failed to convince the Eurogroup that they would stick to the deal already made when they claimed the mood of reconciliation has been poisoned by EU demands for an escrow account to seize Greek budget revenues at source.

Blackened buildings set alight by protesters on Sunday sent a message to politicians that efforts to keep Greece in the Euro are pushing the country towards anarchy.

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Another Hollywood Actor Bids For Biggest Twat Oscar


by Ed Butt
Hollywood ac - tor and professional fuckwit Sean Penn has joined the attack-of-the Obama-felchers on Britain over the Falkland Islands. Penn called the Duke of Cambridge's deployment "unthinkable".

The Daily Stirrer says the only unthinkable thing here is that Penn, a more brainless bandwagon jumper or the other Hollywood 'liberal' moron George Clooney could make an intelligent comment about anything. Both these Oirish American spawn of a pox whore's scab lice are too fond of giving us the benefit of their 'liberal' knee-jerk opinions on world affairs.

They should stick to working in 'B' movies and sucking up to their beloved closet gay, closet Muzza, racist, terrorist loving president who has been trying to wind up the unstable dagoes tha run Argentinta into attacking the Falklands.

For anyone stupid enough to believe that Brit hater Barack Hussein Obama is somehow an ally of this country (and yes, I am staling about you David Cameron and Nick Clegg), Obama has gone on record several times as saying Argentina has a rightful claim to the Falkland Isles and he will support them in pursuing that claim.

It is sobering to think that the same people who ridiculed George W Bush for his ignorance of history and Geography hailed Obama as a genuis or Messianic proportions when the jug eared streak of piss does not know that Argentina has never owned or even had a colony on the Falklands which are outside Argentina's territorial waters. Britain has held the islands since 1833 after they were abandoned by the French who in turn took over from Spain as that nation's powert crumbled.

Bush may have been a twat but Obama is a ten times bigger twat. And Sean Penn is just a bad actor seeking publicity to try to revive his necrotic career.

One is reminded of Oscar Wilde's observation: "America is the only nation in the world that went from barbarity to decadence without passing through civilisation.

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14 February 2012

Greetings all you freethinkers, mavericks, renegades, awkward squad members and people who shun the orthodoxy and tread your own path. On this Valentine's day the Daily Stirrer wants you to know ...

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Eurocrats Are The New Bond Villains

Where would you expect to find the latest generation of evil criminal masterminds intent on world domination? The Magma chamber of an extinct volcano, a floating island in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean, on an orbiting space station that thanks to a secret technology developed by mad scientists is invisible to radar, in and ancient temple hidden in the jungles of Borneo? All of these have been featured in thrillers written since World War 2. The plots of such stories don't have to be entirely believable so long as their milieu is feasible. If the novel is to be successful in persuading readers to suspend disbelief the world domination ambitions of the villains must reflect readers' anxieties. Once they German spies then in turn Soviet or Chinese agents, then wicked multinationals, then Islamist bombers.

The latest generation of insane geniuses are Eurocrats, the faceless fixers, the unelected fonctionnaires who truly rule the world's largest trading bloc, the European Union .

For the past couple of years they have been showing us they are quite prepared to sacrifice the national prosperity, the welbeing of ordinary people and the diverse and ancient cultures of the European nations in order to advance their pet project, the single European superstate which is only a stepping stone to bigger things. Plans to extend the European Union, renamed the Mediterranean Union, into the middle east and North Africa.

Alan Judd's new novel, Uncommon Enemy, whose villain is a Euro-fanatic former spy who wears a loden coat (the standard choice for fictional British nationals of dodgy political views and lacking personal integrity. Another new novel of the same genre is A Sentimental Traitor by Michael Dobbs. Without wanting to write any spoilers, the plot hinges on the ruthless willingness of Euro-integrationists to traduce the reputation, wreck the livelihood and threaten the life of a British Member of Parliament who jeopardises one of their projects.

Already, as U.S. visitors will be aware, novels have started to appear on American bookshelves about the efforts of dissenters to draw attention to the way a radical, collectivist (and entirely fictional) President is ignoring the constitution to push an agenda that will erode American sovereignty and undermine certain constitutional rights as the administration forges closer links with those who are leading the drive for a Euro - African superstate and eventually a global government.

We in the Daily Stirrer have been warning our readers of this New World Order agenda since we began publishing. To get this message out was in fact one of the reasons we began this project.

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13 February 2012

Will Government Defy Euro Nazis and Labour - Activist judges and throw hate monger Abu Qatada out of Britain?

The Government is still looking for ways to sidestep the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights and remove Muslim cleric from Britain Abu Qatada, the hatemongrering preacher whose sermons frequently incite hatred and call for terrorist attacks against British civilians. The possibilities being considered by coalition ministers include defying the legal ban imposed by the unelected bureaucrats of Brussels on his deportation to Jordan.

The Prime Ministers official spokesman today declined to rule out the option of simply frogmarching Qatada to a 'plane to be sent back to Jordan as soon as the 51-year-old radical cleric walks out of prison after being detained for six years. Qatada is being released on bail in Britain today, even though he has been convicted in Jordan of terror offences in his absence.

To send him home would defy a decision by the European Court of Human Rights that Qatada would not get a fair trial in his own country. Whatever the smooth faced elitists of the EU may say the people of Britain and the rest of western Europe will heave a sigh of relief once this advocate of terror is gone. So he will not get a fair trial in Jordan, tough. Would people who die in terror attacks orchestrated by him get any kind of hearing?

He has been fighting extradition to Jordan, but he is being freed because the European Court of Human Rights has concerns that evidence to be used against him was obtained by torture.

A substantial number of Conservative MPs have been calling for Qatada, known as Osama bin Ladens right-hand man in Europe, to simply be booted out of the country. He should have been put on a flight back as soon as he landed. Asylum seeker my arse, he's a crim.

Asked whether the Government could ignore the European Courts ruling, the Prime Ministers office was evasive saying: We are committed to removing him from the country. We want to see him deported. We are looking at all the options for doing that.All I would say is we are looking at all the possible options and we will be exhaustive in our efforts.

Qatada has strict bail conditions that will be ban him from taking his youngest child to school when he is released from prison.

As long as Al Qatada remains in this country British taxpayers will have be funding round the clock security costing up to 10,000 a week to help protect him from vigilante attacks once he is released. If his limp dicked, metrosexual buddies in the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties think that is an acceptable way of spending our money then they deserve the political oblivion that will surely come their way.

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Greece Burns As Parliament Chooses EU bailout over democracy. The Greek parliament yesterday approved a austerity bill to secure a second $130bn (110bn) bailout and avoid a messy default despite almost universal hostility to the measures that will be required by the EU. After a day of rioting and street battles between police and protesters which left Athens in flames the bill was passed by 199 votes to 74. The news triggered some of the most serious violence ever seen on the streets Athens and spread to other Greek towns and cities, including the holiday islands of Corfu and Crete.

An estimated 50,000 protesters, many facing steep cuts in pensions, wages and a bigger fall in living standards besieged the Greek Parliament in two demonstrations. Police responded with tear gas when fire bombs were thrown.

The controversial loan and austerity package sets out 3.3bn in wage, pension and job cuts for this year alone, and the promise of years of recession, high employment and lower wages. Pension cuts totalling 300bn, a 22pc reduction in the minimum wage and the loss of 150,000 public sector jobs by 2015 will hit almost every Greek household.

Contingency plans for a return to the Drachma have been drawn up in Athens, Berlin and Brussels.

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11 February 2012

by Xavier Connolly

Former Archbishop Of Canterbury George Carey says its time to remind ourselves Christians have rights too

George Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury, has warned there are 'dark forces at work in Western society' that are degrading the values of Christianity after a High Court ruling banned public prayers from council meetings.

None of us Daily Stirrer contributors are religious so we would prefer to talk about the values of Graeco Roman civilisation but other than that Dr. Carey is right. This topic is one for our philosophers to tackle so I am going to leave it to Ian, Profanicus Maximus and Ed Butt to tackle the problem in their usual inimitable style.

In the meantime however, you might enjoy this competely over the top polemic against the authoritarian left from Ian's satirtical publication Boggart Blog.

Fascist Judge Should Be Taken Outside And Shot.
2012-02-10

In one of the most gobsmackingly biased politically motivated ruling ever to come from a leftie judge, a left wing piolitoical activist judge who should not even be on the bench because of his political bias ruled that the saying of prayers at the start of council meetings because is unlawful in a case brought against Bideford Council.

Now though a non believer myself I am a liberal and a libertarian and will always defend the rights of people I don't agree with. And in a democracy the majority is always right no matter what self righteous lefties may feel. So I investigated.

In his written verdict the Judge actually admitted it is not actually unlawful to say prayers at the start of a meeting.

He said: "A local authority has no power under section 111 of the Local Government Act 1972, or otherwise, to hold prayers as part of a formal local authority meeting, or to summon councillors to such a meeting at which prayers are on the agenda."

I was pretty sure this clause undermined the politically biased ruling on the case which was brought by Cllr. Waddac Hunt and the National Secular Society (or National Socialists as they are now known) and also I was nauseated by the quasi religious rejoicing of lefties who think they have won "a victory for human rights" by depriving others of certain rights and freedoms for the sake of their own self righteousness. (lefties rejoicing would make rat nauseous so you can imagine I was well revolted) So I IMd my mate Colin LLB who said.

"The Judge is talking bollocks. The crux of this case is the word 'summoned'. Telling someone the meeting is about to start may be interpreted by people of ill will as issuing a summons but as long as nobody is compelled to attend the first few minutes it is not ulawful. Telling someone 'If you don't get your arse in the chamber and say prayers you will be thrown in the oubliet,' would be. This is a political verdict.

Then I phoned another friend who was a councillor for many years and an MP. He said "We used to say prayers at the start of meetings, nobody felt their human rights were being violated. Atheists and Muslims just used to stand outside the chamber until it was done.

And the Lords and Commons have always said prayers but nobody is compelled to take part. Being told prayers are about to begin is not being summoned to prayers but a warning that the session is about to start".

So there we have it. The Judge should be taken outside and shot for being incompetent and partisan. Members of the National Secular Society should be taken outside and shot for wasting taxpayers money on a case like this and for being small minded, mean spirited bigots intent on imposing their narrow minded view on an overwhelming majority of those who like to say prayers and those who don't give a flying fuck so long as nobody makes us join in. And because they are a bunch of boring little tits as well.

The Councillor who brought the case should be banged up in a padded cell for the safety of himself and others. But mostly himself.

And bigoted, fascistic lefties whose minds are so FUBAR they think this kind of thing is important when the world is falling apart around us should be taken outside and shot because it's the only humane thing to do.

As usual we see politically correct lefties working in concert with activist judges to bypass democratically elected bodies and create new laws that impose the values of an authoritarian left wing minority on the majority.

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Greek prime minister warns of 'uncontrolled chaos' if country defaults

Greece's plans to avert bankruptcy were in chaos on Friday night as politicians, police and protesters formed a powerful and violent opposition to the internationally-imposed austerity measures.

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10 February 2012

Pleny of news today but a dearth of posters.

Greek Protests Boost Far Right

by Ian Thorpe

As the smooth faced elitists who would like to run our lives were congratulating themselves on having shafted the people of Greece, the voters have asserted themselves and thown a spanner in the works. The Greek far-right party leader, George Karatzaferis, said he could not vote in favour of the 130bn proposed bailout package proposed for the country to great acclaim form the crowds.

In inflammatory comments made at a press conference, Mr Karatzaferis also said IMF mission members sent to supervise austerity measures in Greece should be persona non grata in the country.

"I explained to the other political leaders that I cannot vote for this loan agreement. If we want things to go forward, Poul Thomsen must be declared persona non grata for Greece. We are not going to vote. Humiliation was imposed on us. I do not tolerate this. And I do not allow it, no matter how hungry I might be."

That's telling them.

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Can you spend money to make money? Some things to know about fiscal stimulus

By Daniel Knowles, The Daily Telegraph

The BBC presenter Evan Davis did the country a great service this morning. In the much-neglected last half hour of the Today Programme, the former economics editor finally explained in reasonable terms what our politicians, Ed Balls and George Osborne alike, try their very best to avoid: what economists actually say about fiscal stimulus. Hes read full story

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Fascist Judge Should Be Taken Outside And Shot.
by Ian Thorpe

(a brilliant, profane, over the top polemic againsty political correctness)

In one of the most gobsmackingly biased politically motivated ruling ever to come from a leftie judge, a left wing piolitoical activist judge who should not even be on the bench because of his political bias ruled that ... (a more considered commentary)

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9 February 2012

More Climate Science Fraud Exposed: Himalyan Glaciers Are Not Melting

The Himalayas has lost no significant ice over the past decade, according to a new study, that found melting ice from glaciers is having a much smaller effect on sea levels than previously thought. Previous studies relied on physical measurements of ice caps and glaciers on the ground. It's ironic that people who have relied on high tech modelling techniques to conceal the reality of what is going on are now exposed (again) as crooks and liars by new high tech methods of measuring glaciers.

The study also reveals that although the previous method made sweeping generalisations about the global situation less than 120 out of more than 160,000 glaciers across the world have actually been measured because of the difficulty of accessing freezing and remote regions.

A new study, published in Nature magazine, used satellites to measure the loss of ice from ice caps and glaciers for the first time from 2003 to The same story is reported in the left leaning newspaper The Guardian.

In both stories the obvious conclusion from the reports is that the IPCC led global warming lobby have been caught cheating again. Both however make a big thing of saying that senior scientists, having admitted the Himalayas glacier is not melting as quickly as thought are rather to quick to add that melting ice caps and rising sea levels (both already identified as climate science frauds) are still a serious concern. These greedy, arrogant, self aggrandizing shits are just not capable of admitting they were wrong.

The results of the study revealed that the overall loss of ice from ice caps and glaciers on land, excluding the huge ice caps on Greenland and Antarctica, is adding 0.4 mm per year to sea levels compared to previous projections that estimated 1mm per year.

Mountain glaciers in Asia in particular are having a much smaller effect than thought, with a negligible mass loss from the Himalayas over the last ten years.

The fact that the satellite is measuring ice much higher up the mountain range rather than concentrating on more accessible glaciers in warmer areas lower down could account for the change in estimates the scientists said. Talk about stating the gobsmackingly bloody obvious.

This latest blow to the climate science scam comes after the Himalayagate scandal that saw the United Nations science body the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) forced to admit it was a mistake to predict the Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035.

Jonathan Bamber, of the Bristol Glaciology Centre at the University of Bristol, told a press event melting glaciers had become an iconic symbol of climate change. He said the new study will help to understand the effect of climate change on the billions of people living in areas relying on melt ice and help to understand the long term effect on sea level rise.

The contribution of glaciers and ice caps (excluding the Antarctica and Greenland peripheral GICs) to sea-level rise was less than half the value of the most recent, comprehensive estimate obtained from extrapolation of in situ measurements for 2001-05 (0.41 +/- 0.08 compared with 1.1mm yr). Second, losses for the High Mountain Asia region - comprising the Himalayas, Karakoram, Tianshan, Pamirs and Tibet - were insignificant.

The expansion of water as the oceans warm and the melting of the major ice caps at the Poles are the main driver of sea level rise, which is predicted to rise by between 30cm and 1m by 2100.

There is no doubt the Warmageddonists who are not interested in scientific study but only in keeping their snotty snouts in the trough of taxpayers money, will stick their fingers in their ears and go LA LA LA when any intelligent, level headed sceptic (aka denier or heretic) trying to initiate a discussion on this or band together like Nazi thugs to shout down anyone raising the issue in comment threads. Thus The Daily Stirrer which is not a scientific journal nor a respectable publication will take its usual robust stance against the scientific dictatorship.

We will remind you in closing that there is more genuine scientific understanding in the steam off our contributors piss than the who climate science lobby can muster between them.

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Bank Of England To Print Money To Avoid Recession


Monetary policy policy-makers at Bank of England have unveiled plans to inject an extrat 50bn of stimulus money into the economy in an attempt to avert a second recession. Before we go on to look at how much harm this wil;l do there are one or two things that must be understood. When we talk about printing money in a modern economy it is not simply a question of buying paper and printing ink and setting up the presses.

Most money these days exists only as digital information in computer systems so there is actually no printing involved. What happens is the a government or central bank sells bonds on which interest must be paid untill the fixed date on which they buyer may redeem them. Buyers of those bonds move some unmbers from their computer to the seller's computer to provide liquidity (i.e. the government has money to lend to banks and corporate interests but must pay interest on it which for the past few years has been higher than the rate at which the government lends out the money.

It gets worse however, because as so many nations have maxed out their credit with the bond traders and investors now, what actually happens is the government buys in the bonds issued by its own central bank.

Selling bonds also devalues the domestic currency of the organisation that sells them thus prices rise, profits are squeezed and jobs are destroyed. Quantitative easing is a bad idea all round. The justification is that it promotes growth in the economy but such growth is as illusory as the growth experience through the years from 1992 to 2000 and 2002 to 2007 when artificially inflated asset values underwrote loans and fuelled a debt driven boom.

The Bank Monetary Policy Committee voted to increase its quantitative easing programme, which will take the total assets purchased to 325bn since the process was first started in March 2009. It said the latest round of purchases would take three months to complete.

Interest rates were left on hold at 0.5pc as expected.

In a statement accompanying the decision, the Bank justified its decision by citing a weak ecotnomy, uncertain outlook, and falling inflation. It said without more stimulus, inflation was more likely to fall below the 2pc target in the medium-term. It may seem strange that the bank fears falling inflaiton while politicians fear rising inflation but this is because with prices rising while the economy is stagnant or contracting pay increases to help consumers cope only set off an inflationary spiral.

The Bank said: "In the United Kingdom, the underlying pace of recovery slowed during 2011, with activity falling slightly during the final quarter. Some recent business surveys have painted a more positive picture and asset prices have risen. But the pace of expansion in the United Kingdoms main export markets has also slowed and concerns remain about the indebtedness and competitiveness of some euro-area countries."

In truth the global economy is still contracting so economic policies based on the certainty of economic growth are a forlorn hope.

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Greek trump card fails as stronger Europe shrugs off break-up threat

John de Roe

The European Union's strongest economies and institutions for the first time gave a clue that they are willing to risk a Greek default and the departure from the European Monetary System (EMS aka The Euro) if Athens refuses to comply with austerity demands. The governments and central banks calculate that the eurozone is now strong enough to withstand the shock of a member state leaving.

The European Central Banks flood of cheap credit for three years has removed the immediate threat of a banking crisis and proved a powerful tonic for confidence, transforming the character of the crisis. In a classic example of political short termism the political leaders have forgotten that all democratically elected governments must face the voters and as the burden of supporting bankrupt nations like Greece, Portugal, Ireland and others is shifted from foreign governments and investors to EU taxpayers the Euro system is going to be about as popular as plague and parties that support it will pay dearly for doing so.

Bond yields have plummeted in both Italy and Spain since November as we poor taxpayers are forced to lend these spendthrift governments to money that will enable them to continue of their course of borrowing from prosperous counties to support their drunken, lazy, flatulent populations. The effect of picking the pockets of north European taxpayers has been to nullify Greeces trump card: the implicit threat to bring down the whole edifice if treated too harshly.

"Its not the end of the world if someone leaves the eurozone," said Neelie Kroes, the European Commission vice-president, uttering in public a view already prevalent in Berlin and other northern capitals as Greek rescue costs rise by a further 15bn to 145bn.

"Its always said, if you let one nation go, or ask one to leave, the entire structure will collapse. But that is just not true," she told De Volksrant.

Unfortunately it is, if the country is Germany, the powerhouse economy that holds the whole crypto - Marxist illusion together.

Greeces EU commissioner Maria Damanaki said "contingency plans" are now under way for a Greek withdrawal. "The policy for Greece is internal devaluation within the eurozone but there is preparation for other solutions, if Greece doesnt make it on the euro zone path," she said. If only life were that easy.

News on the debt crisis is, as ever, confusing. As the bureaucrats try to bluff it out latest figures from Germany show the Eurozone's biggest and most solvent economy is in trouble.

Trade data from Germany shown German exports fell at their fastest rate in three years in December raising concerns that the eurozone debt crisis has damaged the German economy more than is acknowledged.

Data from Germanys Federal Statistics Office revealed seasonally-adjusted exports fell 4.3pc in December - far more than the 1pc decline that analysts had forecast. For the whole year, German exports topped 1trillion for the first time - at 1.06trillion - but fell sharply at the end of the year as the debt crisis worsened.

The December figures round off a bad week for the German economy after data on Tuesday that showed industrial output fell 2.9pc month-on-month in December, also representing the biggest fall since January 2009.

Economists said together the data suggest the Germany economy, which rebounded after the 2008 financial crisis due to its strong exports, contracted more than expected in the final quarter of 2011. Last month the official statistics office said the economy probably contracted by 0.25pc in the final quarter of 2011.

At the same time, German imports in December dropped by 3.9pc when they had been forecast to rise by 0.6pc. For the whole year, imports were a record 902bn.

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7 February 2012

U.S. Drones target aid workers and mourners at funerals

. by Ed Butt

Another "We Told You So" moment for The Daily Stirrer. We have reported many times that the Obama administration is interfereing in places where it has no business interfereing all around the middle east and east Africa. "President" Obama announced with great fanfare and to rapurous cheering from his pseudo - liberal, crypto - Nazi supporters that in any conflict his administration would support "the rebels". There's a fine example of the inteligence and analytical skills he is suppsed to excel at.

The Daily Stirrer has taken some stick fromfuckwits, hand wringers and bleeding hearts over our non interventionist stance on both Libya and Syria and in other trouble spots. Yes we know people are dying at the hands of oppressive regimes. We, however, doubt that replacing these tyrannical rulers with even more oppressive regimes controlled by religious fanatics really achieves anything on behalf of the people our leaders claim they are trying to help.

We are no longer alone in pointing the finger at Obamaland when we talk of terrorist states. Unlike his predecessors in the role of President, Obama is not content to to intervene when American interests are threatened. The closet Muzza who conned America wants to intervene wherever it is possible to replace a secularist dictator with an Islamist therocracy.

from The Daily Beast:

A report by the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism may undercut President Obamas claim that U.S. drones havent caused many civilian casualties. According to the bureau, the U.S. has repeatedly targeted rescuers who responded to the scene of a drone strike, as well as mourners at funerals. It found that at least 50 civilians have been killed in the follow-up strikes and another 20 at funerals. The report is based on interviews with witnesses in Pakistans tribal area, and American officials have questioned its accuracy.

read full story from The Bureau Of Investigative Journalism

We say of Assad as we said of Gadaffi, yes we know he is a nasty piece of work whose brutal regime cares only about holding on to power, yes we know he treats some of his people abominably. But ... he is Syria's problem not ours and until he threatens western interests or our allies in the region that is how it should remain. And ... Obama, the murderer and war criminal must not be allowed to flout international law any longer. He habitually flouts American law because he hates white America and the US constitution, that is America's problem, but only in his own warped, megalomaniacal mind is he President Of The Entire Univers and everything else besides. The rest of the world's leaders must stand up to him and sideline him in international affairs before his vanity and egomania starts World War Three.

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Can The Euro Survive If Greece Leaves The Single Currency System?
by John de Roe
Away with banners and air horns and out with batons and knuckleduster in Athens this afternoon as a wave of public protests agiants the EU imposed austerity measures and the hijack of Greeek democracy by European bureaucrats swept the country.. Greek police have been trying to disperse protesters with tear gas, leading to a few violent clashes outside parliament.

Police say up to 8,000 people took part in the protest outside the government headquarters. Another 6,000 joined in a separate demonstration organised by Communist union PAME, AP reports. Earlier, protesters had burned a German flag in front of the parliament building, while the Greek news agency AFP reports that some tried to set raise one that portrayed the Nazi swastika. Many Greeks blame Germany for their economic plight and compare Germany's economic domination of the EU with theb Nazi occupation during World War 2. This is a measure of how high anti E U feeling is running.

Today the Greek government will be drafting a final document on the terms of its 130bn bail-out which will be put to the parliamentary coailition for approval, according to reports.

Speaking in Brusels where he is meeting Greek leaders to negotiate a new package of austerity measures on which a second EU bail out of the Greek economy will depend the Marxist internationalist and cheerleader for a totalitarian global government Jos Manuel Barroso said:

I think all Europe has now the eyes in Athens. We are in a very decisive moment regarding the future in Greece and future or euro. We want Greece in the euro. The European Commission has made it clear from the beginning that it is very important not only for Greece but the euro and for the European project to keep Greece in the euro.

For that we are urging the political parties in Greece to make a commitment to the common goals. I think it is very important for them, it is very important to support the efforts that we are deploying together with the Greek government so that we can have a program, a new program for Greece that we can keep Greece in the euro area.

But I think, and I want to say very clearly, the costs of a "default" of Greece, the costs of a possible exit of Greece of the euro would be much higher than the costs of continuing to support Greece. This is very important. Of course, it also means that Greece undertakes clearly, unambiguously, to make the necessary adjustment efforts.

Clearly the man who only a few weeks ago was talking about expanding the EU to include nations in the middle east and North Africa has come face to face with a bit of reality.

Elsewhere a euro break-up plan is being drafted by French economists:

We have a few few extracts, loosely translated by Ian whose French is excellent for seduction but barely adequate for business:

"The obstinate determination of governments to take us by forced march deeper into the euro impasse can only lead to the general aggravation of the economic situation in Europe."

"Although our American and Chinese competitors have an interest in the survival of the single currency, the euro is condemned to an uncontrollable explosion sooner or late". (A very Gallic twist that one, inverting the false and widely believed conspiracy theory that the US is trying to destroy the euro. In fact Barack Obama, a lackey of the New World Order is among those pushing for a bigger Union.)

"National currencies should be recreated in each eurozone country". There will be a short transition period of dual notes as old euros are stamped by country ('U' for France) until new francs etc are printed. (This is what happened when the Austro-Hungarian monetary union fell apart in 1919.)

The Dutch appear to be confused about how to handle the latest crisis. Prime Minister Mark Rutte, vice-president of the European Commission and EU competition commissioner Neelie Kroes say Greece could leave the euro without damaging the EU's monetary union as pressure mounts on the Greek government to agree terms for the country's 130bn bail-out.

Dutch finance minister Jan Kees de Jager has been quick to disagree with colleague Neelie Kroes' opinion that the eurozone could survive without Greece (see 08.53). He said:

If a chaotic situation in Greece could hurt all of us and that is why we are doing all we can to keep Greece in the Eurozone. But it is essential the Greek leaders act now and implement all necessary measures. At the same time, the Eurozone is stronger than a year ago because of all the decisions we have taken to prevent contagion.

Romania's new PM started talks today to form a new Government. The previous one collapsed after austerity protests swept the country, just like they have in Greece today.

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6 February 2012

UN Veto On Military Action Against Syria Shames The West Says Hague

by Ed Butt

In yesterday's United Nations Secirity Council meeting Russia and China provoked international outrage for using the veto to block attempts to initiate military intervention by the west in Syria's internal affairs ostensibly to end the violence but really to bring about regime change.

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague accused the two major military powers of encouraging further bloodshed after they blockeda resolution that would permitted western powers to offer the kind od support to the Islamist rabble that has risen up against President Assad as NATO forces had supported the rag tag alliance of dissidents that rebelled against Gadaffi in Libya. He described the vero as "an hour of shame" for the United Nations.

Intense diplomatic efforts failed to secure their support for an Arab League-backed plan for President Bashar Assad to relinquish power and allow democratic elections.

We cannot expect intelligence from William Hague, a man who does not even seem to know if he is queer or straight. But as foreign secretary he should know that the UN Charter specifically forbids foreign powers to take sides in a civil conflict. The regimes of Gadaffi and Assad have both suppressed opposition for many years. They were and are bastards. But they were and are Libya's and Syria's bastards and dealing with them is for the people of those nations.

A brutal crackdown by the Damascus government against "pro-democracy protesters" reached new extremes, with more than 200 reported killed in a bombardment of the southern city of Homs according to mainstream media.

There are two ironies here. First: western leaders talk of democracy but both Gadaffi and Assad had the support of more than half their people. Second: in Egypt and Tunisia, two countries where an Arab Spring uprising has led to free elections after long term tyrants were overthrown, sweeping victories have been gained by extremist Islamist parties hostile to the west and that have pledged to impoose Sharia law.

Is there any sense in overthrowing an ally and replacing him with an enemy? No matter how repugnant the regime, there is always a big risk in tribal societies that what follows will be worse.

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Education: A Generation Of Schoolchildren lack reading skills for Dickens

by Ian Thorpe "A generation of schoolchildren lack the skills needed to read Dickens after being reared on dreadful television programmes, a leading author has warned. - The Observer"

Claire Tomalin, a popular biographer, has said many pupils leave school with such poor attention spans that they are unable to read books such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities.

Speaking as the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth begin, she said his stories were still amazingly relevant to young people but most struggled to read a whole novel even though Dickens' texts were considerably shorter than the doorstoppers of today.

Ms. Tomalin's comments come amid growing concerns about children's attitudes towards reading as a recreational activity.

According to figures from examining boards, the number of pupils taking a GCSE in English literature has dropped by 12 per cent in the last four years dipping below 500,000 for the first time.

Ministers are concerned that the demands placed on schoolchildren have been too low for too long, with fewer than one in 100 teenagers who sat the most popular English exam last year basing their answers on novels published prior to 1900.

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4 February 2012

Middle East Problems Getting Worse

Human rights groups claim 200 civilians killed in Syria by government troops as demands for the removal of President Bashar al-Assad's regime goes before the UN security council. Masssacre In Homs Ahead Of UN Vote On Syrian Regime

As news of the violence spread, a crowd of Syrians stormed their country's embassy in Cairo and protests broke out outside Syrian missions in Britain, Germany and the United States. The Syrian government says reports of the violence and numbers of dead is greatly exaggerated and is part of an orchestrated campain to influence the UN to authorise military intervention to achieve regime change as it did in Libya.

Western diplomats in New York said the latest violence might make it more difficult for Russia to block it. "Would they dare, with what is happening in Homs?" one told Reuters news agency.

Significantly the Arab television news channel Al-Jazeera said witnesses spoke of nail bombs raining down and incessant shelling. These are not the kind of weapons Assad's well equipped army would use, they are rebel weapons.

At UN Headquarters the Security Council is due to vote on Saturday on a draft resolution endorsing an Arab League plan calling for Assad to resign. It is unclear if Russia will abstain or use its veto. Moscow has opposed significant security council action on Syria.

Russia has balked at any language that would open to door to "regime change" in Syria, its crucial Middle East ally where Moscow operates a naval base. The Russians and Chinesae are still angry that a loosely phrased resolution permitting humanitarian interevention in Libya to prevent civilian deaths as the Gadaffi regime moved to put down a disorganised and politically fragmented rebellion was used as an excuse for arming and providing air support for rebels thus ensuring the fall of Gaddafi.

It seems western taxpayers are about to have their pockets picked again to fund another of U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama's vanity wars.

The Daily Stirrer find it astounding that all tyhese diplomata and leaders who are suppoedly so intelligent cannot see the obvious solution to all this. Tell the rebels, "It's eff all to do with us, if you don't want the government to kill people, stop attacking them. Simples."

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3 February 2012

Environment Minister Resigns. Environment Shouts 'There Is A God'

by Ed Butt

Liberal Democrat Chris Huhne resigned this morning from his role as Energy Secretary after being charged alongside his ex-wife Vicky Pryce with perverting the course of justice over speeding cover-up allegations. Mr Huhne and Miss Pryce have both been charged with the same offence after Miss Pryce allgeged that he asked her to take speeding points on his behalf. They will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court on February 16th.

The pair now face the prospect of a criminal trial over allegations that they conspired to pervert the course of justice. The offence carries a maximum life sentence.

This morning, soon after the charges were announced by the Criminal Prosecution Service (CPS), Mr Huhne resigned his Cabinet position. He told the press after his announcement: "I am innocent of these charges and I intend to fight them in the courts and I am confident a jury will agree. So as to avoid any distratction to my official duties or my trial defence, I am standing down as Energy and Climate Change Secretary. I will of course continue to serve my constituents in Eastleigh. That is all I have to say." If found guilty and given a jail sentence Mr. Huhne will have to reliquish his Parliamentary seat.

The alleged offence is said to have taken place in March 2003 and is unlikely to have ever come to the attention of the police had Miss Pryce, who separated from Mr Huhne in 2010, not made allegations in a Sunday newspaper last year.

She told the Sunday Times that Mr Huhne had asked someone close to him to take the points so he could avoid a driving ban. It later emerged she was apparently referring to herself.

While Huhne continues to protest his innocence no date will be set for the by election in his consituency. Boggart Blog sympathises with the former ministers perdicament even though we have pilloried him mercilessly for his zealot's belief in the efficacy of wind turbines. The shoe we have no hard feelings towards him we have sent Mr. Huhne sa copy of Oscar Wildre's "The Ballad Of Reading Gaol"

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Argentina accuses Britain of using the Falklands as a distraction from economic woes

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/falklandislands/9058760/Argentina-accuses-Britain-of-using-the-Falklands-as-a-distraction-from-economic-woes.html Argentina has accused David Cameron's government of fanning the row over the Falklands Islands in an attempt to distract the British public from high unemployment. The moves "have to do with British domestic politics, with the high unemployment," said Vice President Amado Boudou yesterday. "This is an attempt to cover for a government that has a low level of accomplishment." He spoke as a small group of protesters marched on the UK embassy in Buenos Aires, burning a British flag. A branch of the British-owned bank HSBC was also attacked yesterday. Tensions over the Falklands have been rising as the 30-year anniversary of the war between Argentina and Britain approaches. The clashes came as Prince William arrived in the Falklands for a six-week stint with the Royal Air Force. Buenos Aires has labelled him a "conqueror" and called his deployment a "provocation", but the UK has insisted it is merely routine. London has also announced that it will deploy one of the country's most lethal warships, the HMS Dauntless, to the area. Buenos Aires has accused the British government of trying to militarise the conflict. RELATED POSTS: Cameron, Blair, Obama and that Coriolanus thing
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2 Februay 2012

Egypt Football Riot kills dozens

Remember the hope and anticipation that followed the downfall of former Egyptian President Honsi Mubarack. Remember how American President Barack Hussein Obama strutted around the world stage as if he had personally led the protests in Tahir Square that led to the overthrow of the dictator's regime? Remember how The Daily Stirrer told you it would all end in tears?

After the outbreak of violence at a football game in Port Said last night the newly elected governing party, the Muslim Brotherhood were blaming secularist supporters of Mubarack for the deaths.

One of the Muslim Brotherhoods leaders, Essam el-Erian said the people in former military dictatorship was behind the violence.

The events in Port Said are planned and are a message from the remnants of the former regime, Mr el-Erian, now vice-president of the Brotherhood-backed Freedom and Justice Party and an MP, said.

This tragedy is the result of negligence and the lack of army and police, and those running the country bear the responsibility. There are those who deliberately want to sow chaos in the country and place obstacles in front of the peaceful transfer of power.

There was little evidence to back the accusation, but Thursday is the anniversary of the day that supporters of the Mubarack regime mounted on horses and camels charged the protesters in Tahrir Square in an attempt to save President Tahirs political life.

The violence is a sign of the breakdown of law and order and lack of security in Egypt following last years revolution. The uprising was in triggered by outrage at unchecked brutality by police, and one of the Mubarak regimes first responses was to call them off the streets and put the army in charge of protests. Protesters were also protesting about rising food and fuel prices and unemployment. Since it became clear the Muslim Brotherhood party was going to gain a sweeping victory in election to the new quasi democratic government there has been widespread persecution of Egyptian Christians by supporters of the Islamist party.

As the situation in Egypt continues to deteriorate we are also hearing whispers about renewed violence in Libya as supporters of Gadaffi, who always had more than half the nation behind him, are regrouping and attacking installations controlled by the interim government.

In both these nations we see a demonstration of the folly of western leaders in interfering in the internal affairs of foreign counties with cultures very different to ours And yet Obama and sycophantic politicians like Cameron and Sarkozy are even now positioning themselves for military intervention in Syria and armed conflict with Iran, regardless of the fact that both have the support of Russian and China.

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No news yesterday because my electricity was off all day and the other guys had nothing to post. It was a slow news day anyway, not that there was nothing hapening but as is happening more and more it seems, the stuff that was happening is news the New World Order do not want us punters to know about.

31 January 2012

Navy Sends Warships To Falklands As Argie - Obama Alliance Stokes Tensions

The Royal Navys most sophisticated warship is being sent to the South Atlantic in a move that will tell an increasingly aggressive Argentininian government and their Brit hating new best mate Barack Hussein Obama that you don't mess with us.

HMS Dauntless will set sail for the Falkland Islands very soon, armed with a battery of missiles that could "take out all of South America's fighter aircraft let alone Argentina's," according to one Navy source. And we hope a few American planes if the little coprolite in The White House is fool enough to try to back up his windbaggery. The Daily Stirrer has nothing against American service personnel but if they are not brave enough to mutinily against that anti American scum sucking spawn of a pox whore's scab louse, that wannabe dictator of the world who was fraudulently put into the Presidency they must take what is coming to them.

The Type 45 destroyer is the most advanced anti-aircraft and anti-ballistic ship in the world equipped with 48 Sea Viper missiles and the Sampson radar, which is more advanced than Heathrow air traffic control.

"It can shoot down Argentine fighters as soon as they take off from they bases," said another Navy source. "This will give Buenos Aires serious pause for thought."

The ship is in a league of its own in air defence able to track dozens of multiple targets. And what's more if the Racist in Chief lets his hatred of the British get the better of what little sense he has, we have a few more Type 45s in reserve.

The deployment of Dauntless, expected in late March, comes as Argentina has stepped up its sabre rattling over possession of the islands with a ban on all Falkland registered ships in South American ports. Meanwhile Bammy who must surely have escapred from a loony bin in California, the biggist lunatic asylum in the world, is winding up for a new midlle east war with Iran and pushing for military intervention in Syria. Both these nations are supported by Russia and China, two nations only a complete psycho would seek conflict with.

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Education: Thousands Of Mickey Mouse Qualifications To Be Dumped

More than 3,000 Mickey Mouse qualifications are being removed from official league tables to stop schools playing the system to boost rankings, the Education department announced today.

Courses in subjects such as horse care, retailing, nail technology, beauty therapy and practical office skills will no longer be listed as equivalent to four GCSEs under new plans. The change is being made by the Department for Education as part of sweeping reforms designed to raise school standards and stop teachers pushing teenagers onto inappropriate qualifications.

For over ten years rising numbers of oddball vocational courses including things like skydiving have been accredited for inclusion in league tables amid claims they should be seen as equal value to academic subjects.

A report last year by Alison Wolf, professor of public sector management at King's College London, claimed the system created perverse incentives for some schools, meaning in order to hoilst a bum school up Blair's "league tables" pupils were pushed onto courses where it is possible to get a good grade just by turning up.

Today, it will be announced that the number of courses offered as equivalent to GCSEs will be cut from 3,175 to just 125. Of those, just 70 will count towards the main measure of school performance pupils gaining five A* to C grades. .Here again, political correctness has allowed stuoid subjects like Beatles studies, Multiculturalism and Feminism have crept in

The change will be made to the 2014 school performance tables but is expected to be resisted by teaching unions because it will mean teachers have to get some work done.

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30 January 2012

Led By The Emperor Obama, The United States, Israel, and Europe are moving closer to war with Iran

Nobody wants war and particularly not with a nation of 80 million people that numbers Russia and China among it's allies. Nobody that is except the totally bonkers Barack Hussein Obama who seems to think Iran, backed by two of the world's military superpowers, will be a pushover as pariah state Libya with its population of five million was.
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At Least Britain Has It's Own Currency Dukle Of York Tells EU Single Nations Proponents

by Ed Butt

The Daily Stirrer does not have much time for Royalty and so we seldom mention them. But when a Royal Prince (fat Andy) stands up for British sovereigny and by extension the national sovereignty of the EU's other member nations which is gradually being eroded by the unelected bureaucrats in Brussels, fair play to him.

Addressing an audience of businessmen attending the Davos summit in Switzerland, the Duke urged foreign companies to invest in the UK rather than other European countries because unlike the nations that are in a desperate hurry to surrender sovereignty to the central bureaucracy with its plethora of restrictive laws, rules and guidelines, Britain is open for business.

The remarks were made at a private cocktail party attended by international business leaders and politicians who have gathered in the ski resort for the World Economic Forum but there can be no doubt they were intended to be published to a wider audience.

Chancellor George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson were also at the reception hosted by the Prince Andy to promote British business.

According to witnesses, quoted in the Mail on Sunday, the Duke said in his welcoming speech: The message to get across here tonight is that Britain is open for business unlike one or two other countries I could mention."

To applause, he added: And what is more, we have our own currency. Go for it Andy.

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More Old People Are Falling Through Gaps In The Care System

by Xavier Connolly

Old people are increasingly being let down by a lack of co-operation and communication between the NHS and council-run social care, MPs looking at the crisis in care will reporert this week.

Conclusuions drawn from a study by the all-party health select committee are expected to lead to a recommendation that the two budgets be pooled to prevent bureaucratic wrangling over who pays for care.

Dr Dan Poulter, a Conservative MP on the committee, said too many elderly people in genuine need of care were "falling through the gaps" between the services.

He said previous gpovernment's decision to allow GPs to delegte responsibility for out of hours care had been "the single biggest disaster in medical care" in a decade, causing more old people to attend hospital casualty departments because they had nowhere else to turn.

"The divide between health and social care has got a lot worse in the last five years," he said. "You end up with a series of endless turf wars between the diferent bureaucratic empires about who is paying for what. All that front line health care professionals should have to be concerned about is the needs of their patients."

Since he was elected to parliament in 2010, Dr Poulter, who specialised in obstetrics and gynaecology, has continued to work in hospitals during holidays.

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28 January 2012

Gay Marriage Row Set To Erupt Again

by Ed Butt
Led by that evil little crypto - Nazi Peter Tachell they Gay lobby are turning up the whineometer to extra loud as they once again demand that gays be given the same right as the rest of us enjoy, the right to marry. You might think gays already have the right to marry, after alo Hello Magazine is full of pictures of trud burlsar and rug muncher coulpes getting hitched every week.

Sadly civil ceremonies are not enough for a supperating syphilis sore on the bell end of humanity like Tachell or supporters. No, he is demanding that gays have the same "right" to marry in church as the rest of us.. Natutally this is not going down well in some quarters:

from The Guardian
Dr John Sentamu, the second most senior bishop in the Church of England, said the church did not object to the introduction of civil partnerships in 2004, but that marriage should only be between men and women.

The government should not overturn centuries of tradition by legalising gay marriage, the archbishop of York has said.

"If you genuinely would like the registration of civil partnerships to happen in a more general way, most people will say they can see the drift," he said. "But if you begin to call those marriage, you're trying to change the English language."

"I don't think it is the role of the state to define what marriage is. It is set in tradition and history and you can't just [change it] overnight, no matter how powerful you are," he told the Daily Telegraph.

"We've seen dictators do it in different contexts, and I don't want to redefine very clear social structures that have been in existence for a long time and then overnight the state believes it could go in a particular way."

The archbishop's comments were denounced by the gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, kicking off a skirmish that precedes the government's consultation on gay marriage in March.

The point crypto - Stalinist Tachell is wilfully ignoring and most people in who support him are missing in their frenzy of leftist, politically correct self righteousness is nobody has the right to be married.

We might call civil ceremonies weddings but there is not the spiritual aspect attached to church weddings. When I have mentioned in threads on marriage related topics that I had to seek approval and jump through a few hoops people have called me a hypocrite for setting aside my non theist beliefs. But my wife was a Catholic (already lapsed then but not willing to upset her family and I considered I had no right to make her alienate herself from that family.

When we talk about rights the left are always far too eager to forget that everybody's rights are equally important, even those of Christian churchgoers. The sel righteous left cannt choose groups such as gays whose rights take precedence over other peoples. And how would laws on gay marriage work. You can't give mosques exemption from the law without giving catholics the same exemption because both Islam and Catholicism are do not accept homosexuality. But to impose such a requirement on Muslims would be racist and curtail their right to practice their religion.

On top of all that, if the government caves in to whingers like Tachell there will be an enormous backlash against gays because while the London metropolitan elite are obsessed with gay rights the cause has little support and much opposition in the real world outside the M25. What good will a return to gay bashing do anyone?

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27 January 2012

Spare Us The Identity Politics

It is a characteristic of the era in which we live that the assaults of the collectivist, authoritarian left on the traditional value that hold nations buit on the Graeco Roman culture together has created identity politics, one of the most destructive trends of the past half century. The human rights movement having gasined roughly equal rights in most developed nations turned its attention to minority rights. They obsess about gay rights, Muslims rights, black rights, children'r rights and womens rights as if these ynthetic minorities are in fact homogenous groups. In fact there are various factions within all the politically correct groupings created by leftists and "progressive liberals".

It is ridiculous (and a denigration of their rights surely) to pretend all gay men are supporters of left wing political groups as it is ignorasnt and demeaning to describe all gay men as artistic and creative. There are gays, out of the closet ones, who are quite right wing in their views. There are gay men who have little interest in interior decor, who do noit care for the arts.

One of the most ridiculous generalisations of the left however is the way they talk about womens' issues as if all women are concerned about the same issues or think the same way about everything. To make such assumptions is demeaning to independent minded and individualistic women.

One woman who agrees with me on this is Ruth Porter is the communications director for the Institute of Economic Affairs Writing in The Daily Telegraph she says:

Girls, girls, girls: its time we draw a line under the obsession with women and "our" issues. The level of debate over feminism reached a new low this week with the discussion between Laurie Penny and Louise Mensch on Newsnight.

The media is fascinated by this issue, either focusing on the battleground for womens votes or on topics such as whether BBC Radio 4's Today programme has enough of us on. Newsnight seems to be leading the charge with its all-women panels. I suspect its got to a point where feminism is now being given disproportionate air time, but no ones done a study on thas yet.

Well there's nothing quite like a girl fight to pull in the viewers. But what was the scrap all about. Ruth says:

Its not often I agree with Laurie Penny over Louise Mensch, but on one key point I do. At the start of the discussion, teasingly chaired by Paxman, Laurie remarked: There are many different types of feminism, but some of them are wrong. No one would think that a particularly controversial comment, but Louise didnt agree: I dont necessarily think there is a wrong kind of feminism," she said. "There are maybe different types of feminism, but they want to get to the same goal. This in some ways is the crux of the matter. There are many different types of feminism, some based on ideas of sexual difference, others on a focus on androgyny; there are schools of feminism in a neo-Marxist tradition that look at power relationships between people, and there are others focused on the rights agenda.

Well that's getting down to it. We get back to the left's glib assumption that there is only one corerect way of looking at any issue, and to disagree with the orthodoxy of the collectivist, politicall correct agenda on anything is proff that one is wrong. One of the dogmas of the agenda driven left is that science is always right. Another is thaty "human rights issues trump economic collapse, food shortages, water shortages, an unemployment crisis, the appalling standard of education instate schools, the dysfunctional National Health Service and a crisis opf democracy as the leftist, authoritarian bureaucratic dictatorship in Brussels drag us ever closer to becoming part of a Euopean superstate.

Read the rest of Ruth Porters article here:

Women are as diverse as men. They have widely differing views and interests. Strangely the left, the part of the political spectrum who are always screaming abouy "diversity" are the ones always eager to impose uniformity on individuals. Hypocrites.

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Will Warmageddonists Tel Us Where The Missing Heat Is Or Shut The Fuck Up

by XAvier Connolly
After recent revelations from NASA and NOAA that the earth is not warming as quickly as climate scientists mathematical models predict, the Warmageddonist loobby came up with a ridiculous (even by their standards) respose that some of the heat has gone missing. Respected global warming sceptic Judith Curry has wriiten Where's The Missing Heat which shows Earths missing heat might not be missing after all. Thats the conclusion of a new study that examines how accurately satellites and floating ocean instruments track the flow of energy from the sun to Earth and back again"

A good comment by stefanthedenier dishes the Warmageddonisds arguement very succinctly.

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26 January 2012

David Cameron Blames Madness Of Bussels Red Tape For Euro Crisis

Speaking at the EU economic forum in Davos, Switzerland The Prime Minister said Europe is still in a perilous time (up shit creek to you and me) because of its debts and the financial burden of over - generous statutory welfare systems. He told the gathering the EU Central Bureaucracy must stop throttling growth with pointless rules and regulations.
Mr. Cameron urged his fellow leaders not to impose a tax on financial transactions that will cost thousands of jobs in financial centres, see banks migrate to business friendly offshore regimes and hamstring economic recovery at a fragile time.
Speaking to an audience of the globe's business elite, Mr Cameron also cast doubt on the future of the euro.
He said it was difficult to have a single currency without deep financial integration between countries, collective debt and a strong central bank behind it.
"Currently it's not that the eurozone doesn't have all of these, it's that it doesn't really have any of these," he said, drawing laughter from the audience.
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25 January 2012

Obama's Re - election bit will gamble on foreign quarrels and class war

The annual ritual in which the President lays out for the public just where their nation stands and where it is going was a typical Obama speech, vacuous windbaggery punctuated with self aggrandizement, overloaded with personal pronouns and very short on substance. One of Obama's critics said The President is at his best when reading things off an autocue. If this was the President best America is ever more FUBAR than anyone thought.

Obama attacked widening income inequality as the theme that will set set the tone for his re-election bid.He emphasised the importance of an economy that works for everyone, in the nationally televised address to Congress. The speech saw a renewal of Obama's "tax the rich" manta calling for higher taxes on the "wealthy" without actually bothering to define who the wealthy are. Tax hikes are something Republicans will oppose tooth and nail. They will not be an effective remedy for the nation's economic ills as wealth is mostly tied up in non - taxable assets, something the economically illiterate Obama has not learned in his years in office.

He went on to say the US economy is on the mend, but unemployment remains high at 8.5%. True and the government's debt burden now stands at over $15 trillion, up almost 50% on the level it stood at when Obama took office.

Moving on from economic to social issues Bammy said he would strive to reclaim American values: "We can either settle for a country where a shrinking number of people do really well, while a growing number of Americans barely get by. Or we can restore an economy where everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules. What's at stake are not Democratic values or Republican values, but American values. We have to reclaim them," he said.

Mr Obama said the economy was bouncing back from the 2007-09 recession, a statement that is clearly untrue.

He sounded a warning to his conservative opponents, as he added: "I intend to fight obstruction with action, and I will oppose any effort to return to the very same policies that brought on this economic crisis in the first place." This probably means if re - elected but with Republican majorities in both houses of Congress he intends to ram his legislative programme through by signing executive orders to by - pass the democratic process. This would delight his supporters who like to style themselves "liberals" and "democrats" but have been calling on the Obamessiah to rule as a tyrant since a few days after he took office. Apparently the liberals do not know what "liberal" means and the democrats hold democracy in contempt.

Mr Obama also made a renewed call for his Buffett Rule - a principle that millionaires should not pay a lower tax rate than typical workers. The idea is named after Warren Buffett, the legendary chief of Berkshire Hathaway a huge and obscenely profitable investment company, who famously complained that his secretary pays a higher rate of tax than he does.

Pledging no tax increases for those earning under $250,000 (160,000), Mr Obama said: "If you make more than $1 million a year, you should not pay less than 30% in taxes."

"Now, you can call this class warfare all you want," he added. "But asking a billionaire to pay at least as much as his secretary in taxes? Most Americans would call that common sense." Not really, Most Americans have enough common sense to know people like Warren Buffet have their billions tied up in a web of offshore companies and can move money around between them so it stays ahead of tax deadlines.

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, delivering the Republican Party's response to Mr Obama's speech, called it "pro-poverty".He said: "No feature of the Obama presidency has been sadder than its constant efforts to divide us, to curry favour with some Americans by castigating others."

The address will put the focus back on the President for a while, probably he is hoping it will keep him in the public eye until Iran can be provoke into an act of aggression against American interests. Obie seems to be gambling that another middle east war will do for his re - election campaign what Iraq did for George W. Bush's. Somehow, in spite of all the bloated rhetoric, The Daily Stirrer can't see Americans falling for it a second time.

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24 January 2012

Iran: Britain could send military reinforcements to Gulf

by Ed Butt

Britain could send military reinforcements back to the Persian Gulf region if the dispute with betwen Obamaland and Iran's theocratioc regime escalates, according to Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary.

He said the decision to send HMS Argyll as part of an international flotilla of warships through the sensitive Strait of Hormuz on Sunday sent a "clear signal" to Tehran.

The deployment defied explicit Iranian threats to close the waterway. It coincided with an escalation in the West's confrontation with Iran over the country's nuclear ambitions.

Iran has threatened to close the strait through which 35 per cent of the world's tanker-borne oil exports pass in retaliation for sanctions against its oil exports.

The EU announced on Monday (Jan 23) it would impose an embargo on Iranian oil as part of sanctions imposed in an attempt to halt the rogue state's nuclear programme.

The measures include an immediate embargo on new contracts for crude oil and petroleum products while existing ones are allowed to run until July.

No, no and thrice no, says the Daily Stirrer. Britain must not become involved as Obama's proxy in another skirmish in the war on national sovereignty the jug eared steak of piss in The White , WEeltzfuhrer Obama is waging on behald of his faceless paymasters, the international bastards of the Bilderberg Group who really control the destinity of western civilisation and whose New World Order Agenda agenda is to abolish sovereign and democratic nations and create a global government.

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Massive Solar Radiation Storm Set To Hit Earth

The Daily Stirrere has told you all along that the climate change doom and gloom merchants and the climate science tax eaters were a bunch of con men whose aim was to divert our attention from the real threats facing humanity, some of which are man made (but not related to carbon emissions) and some which are natural and completely beyond the control of smart arse scientists, the pompous politicians who fund them or anybody else. Today we bring you news of a natural threat.

..A potent solar flare has unleashed the biggest radiation storm since 2005 and could disrupt some satellite communications in the polar regions, US space weather monitors said Monday.The event started late Sunday with a moderate-sized solar flare that erupted right near the center of the Sun, said Doug Biesecker, a physicist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Space Weather Prediction Center.

"The flare itself was nothing spectacular, but it sent off a very fast coronal mass ejection traveling four million miles per hour (6.4 million kilometers per hour)," he told AFP.A rush of radiation in the form of solar protons already has begun bombarding the Earth and is likely to continue through Wednesday.

The radiation storm is the largest of its kind since 2005 but still ranks only a three on the scale of one to five, enough to be considered "strong" but not "severe," he added. NOAA said its website the S3 ranking means "it could, e.g., cause isolated reboots of computers onboard Earth-orbiting satellites and interfere with polar radio communications."

Biesecker said that when it comes to radiation storms, the polar regions are affected most. For instance, the storm could spell disruptions to airline flights, oil operations, Arctic exploration and space satellites.

Night-sky viewers in Asia and Europe may be able to witness the aurora, or Northern Lights, late Tuesday as a result of the storm. "We don't expect major impacts from an event like this," Biesecker said.

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According to experts GPS (global positioning system) are the most likely technology to be affected. This may not be a bad thing as without tyheir sat nav rivers will have to use a bit of common sense and will maybe realise as they drive a VW Golf along a dirt track in the Welsh Mountains en route from Glasgow to Hull, steer an ASDA delivey van down a bridle path until it becomes wedged between the high banks of either side or boot a Transit up a walkers route in the Alps until it is way above the snowline (that one had to be rescued by helicopter) that they have gone wrong somewhere and should LOOK AT AN EFFING MAP.

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23 January, 2012

Nick Clegg: housing benefit reform will not cause 'mass homelessness'

by Xavier Connolly
Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has scorned the doom and gloom merchants who predict that thousands of families in London and the South East would be forced out of their homes by the coalition government's proposed cap on welfare benefits.

Mr Clegg said that while there was a need to reconsider "transitional arrangements" for introducing the benefits cap, he supported the principle behind it.

"I completely back Pensions and Benefirs Iain Duncan Smith on this," he said in an interview on BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show.

"It surely can't be fair, it can't be right, that you can be receiving more on benefits than someone going out earning 35,000 which is the equivalent if you were to go out and work."

Campaigners say to cap benefits at 26,000 a year would cause homelessness as new limits on housing benefit will force people to move out of expensive areas.

But Mr Clegg said: "This is not going to be some sort of punitive programme of mass homelessness. Of course the coalition will not allow that to happen."

The fact is we have a housing crisis in Britain, mostly down to the war on the working class waged the Thatcher / Major governments (but mostly Margaret Thatcher) of 1979 - 97 and the loonytoons economics of Labour between 1997 and 2010. There is no municipal house bilding programme now and house prices have been forced so high young people cannot afford to buy unless they are fortunate enough to have parents who can help. But even that avenue into the housing market is being squeezed as those middle aged people see their savings and pension funds being eroded by inflation and devaluation.

Clegg is right for once to play down the wailing and gnashing of teeth coming from lefties who would like all the "poor" (i.e. anyone not in the hated one per cent) to live in a luxurious mansion and be given 1000 a week at the taxpayers expense although it does not occur to these Trotskyite cupid stunts that if you make being unemployed such an attractive proposition nobody will have to be arsed getting some work done and earning a crist to pay for it all.

Never mind all those vote-for-a-dog-turd-if-it-was-waering-a-labour-rosette Dr. Pangloss types who think al is for the best in this the best of all possible worlds and are convinced the taxpaers one and all have a bottomless pit of money from which they could be funding all the acid heads, coke heads, dope heads, dick heads, no marks, scallies, work dodgers, paternity dodgers, scumbags, arseholes and other supperating syphilis sores on the bell end of mankind. We cannot, nor have we any reesponsibility to put up Somali shit-kickers and their six wives and 10 million kids in London mansions at 3,000 a week, not do we have any responsibility for British born white parasites who run around fathering children on fuckwitted female window lickers and then persuade their "lovers" to kep them while they booze away all the child benefit. This insanity has to stop.

The welfare state was designed to provide a subsistence lifestyle not to keep useless fuckers in the style to which the rest of us are accustomed.

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While Socialist Occupy Protstors Call Punitive Tax On Weath, Socialist Tony Blair Pays 5% Tax

Daily Stirrer writers have told you often what a bunch of hypocrites and self serving scumbags lefties are. More moderate souls may blanch at such language and tell us it is not the way to win an arguement. Well in our experience (and we all have a lot of experience) there is no more chance of persuading a leftie to let go of their certyainties and open their minds to other possibilities than of persuading a doorstep evangelist to convert to atheism. So let us tell you the story of a leftie (a former Labour Prime Minister) and his tax return.

For most people, getting the sack is the start of a tsunami of financial troubles. Not for Tony Blair however. The former Prime Ministers, traitor and war criminal's removal from Downing Street opened the door to great wealth, privilege and a lucrative career as felcher in chief to the rich and powerful.

But a income of over lthough his income was 12 million the last financial year, Mr Blair only paid 315,000 in tax or less than 5%.

How is that possible?

Two short words. Blair Inc.

The former Labour (and remember Labour claims to be "The People's Party) leader's huge income derives from an almost impetestrable web off offshore shell companies unofficially known as Blair Inc. This complicated network not only allows the full extent of Blairs earnings to remain hidden, it allows money to be kept on the move, always just ahead of tax deadlines.

The 12 million income, up 42% on the previous year, was filed by Windrush Ventures, one of Mr Blairs many companies, this particular one being registered in a Caribbean tax haven. However, almost 11 million of this income was written off as administrative expenses and hence classed as tax allowable.

This brought total profits for the company down to just over 1 million. Corporation tax was levied on this at 28%, resulting in a bill of just 315,000.

City accountants have been scratching their heads at this large expenses figure. The accounts show that Mr Blair paid 2.3 million in wages to 26 staff in the last tax year. A further 300,000 went on office equipment, while 550,000 was spent on rent for Mr Blairs Mayfair business base.

Now in my heyday I had to set up a corporation, one of hundreds of Information Technology freelancers forced to do so by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. When I submitted my accounts showing 30% operating expenses the taxman queried every item. And go my expenses down to 28%. The Irony was though making freelancers operate limited companies was supposed to stamp on tax evasion all the specialists working in various fields were just that, specialists in our field and thus not well equipped to navigate the labyrinth of tax and corporate law that governs corporate entities.

So we all hired accountants who were specialists in the field we freelancers were not. And those accountants earned their fees by ensuring of finances were arranged in such a way that the Revenue service ended up with much less than we would have been happy to pay had they left us alone.

If any freelancing professionals had gone to their accountants and tried to say their operating expences were over ninety per cent of company revenue however, they would have been shown the door. So why not Blair? And why are the Revenue not crawling over his business affairs to find out what he has ben up to. As things stand almost 8 million of expenses completely unaccounted for in his company accounts. And that obly covers the earnings we know about, not including gratuities from various oli sheiks, unsavoury third world tyrants, Bilderbergers and New World Order shits in recognition of services rendered.

Much of this figure may have gone towards footing the frequent overseas trips made by Mr Blair and his business entourage. Analysis by The Sunday Telegraph this week revealed that in just 12 months, the former PM made 61 trips abroad totalling almost 224,000 miles of travel.

Most of those trips involved public speaking engagements or "consultancy" (schmoozing) and of course the earnings from such activities would be paid to one of Blair's corporations operating out of a pigeon hole in a mail drop address in one of those little nations not known for the transparency of it's ompany laws and financial regulation.

Blair's attitude to wealth and tax is typical of the lefties who form the new elite. One law for them, another for the rest of us.

How To Minimise Your Tax Bill (from Yahoo News)

How to do it...

Practically, setting up your own business will garner the largest tax advantages if your earnings are high enough to push you into the upper income tax brackets (as Mr Blairs do).

All business profits are subject to Corporation Tax. This is charged at 20% for profits under 300,000. A marginal (inclining) rate is charged if profits are between 300,000 and 1.5 million and the full rate of 26% (25% in the 2012/13 tax year) is levied on profits exceeding 1.5 million. However these profit boundaries apply after tax allowable expenses including your own salary have been deducted.

The idea is to take a salary out of these takings that is taxed at the 20% income tax rate.

An example...

Say your business took 300,000 of income in the 2011/12 tax year. The first job is to write off any allowable expenses. For this example lets peg this figure at 100,000 made up of a 35,000 salary for yourself and 65,000 for other admin costs.

These expenses can then be written off immediately, leaving profits of 200,000. Corporation tax at 20% is due on this, giving a bill of 40,000.

Meanwhile your 35,000 salary is subject to 20% basic rate income tax, after youve had your personal allowance, which stands at 7,475 this year. So 27,525 of your salary is subject to a 20% levy, giving an income tax bill of 5,505 and a net pay packet for the year of 29,495, minus National Insurance of course.

So your total tax bill for the year with salary would come to 45,505. Thats 15.16% of your original 300,000 income. And even when you take expenses out of the equation, youre still not paying any more than 20% tax equivalent to a basic rate earner on any of your profits.

In context, if you had earned 300,000 from a full time or self-employed job (after expenses), income tax at 50% would be levied.

In addition, the remaining 160,000 sitting in the business account can be used to fund your pension (tax free), pay out dividends or finance directors loans: three extremely tax-advantageous ways to make the most of your company cash.


Iran threatens to close Strait of Hormuz over EU oil sanctions

A senior member of Iran's parliament said on Monday the Islamic Republic would close the entry point to the Gulf if new sanctions block its oil exports, reiterating a threat made by officials a month ago that caused a temporary oil price spike.

Propelled by the cretinous foreign policy of the Idiot - President Obama, the situation seems to be rapidly worsening in the gulf.

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21 January 2012

Obama Prepares To Kick Off War With Iran.

We Old Gits who write The Daily Strrer love to say, with the obligatory show of false modesty, we told you so. And we get to indulge in this pleasure quite often as we are always right. So as we have predicted the US was preparing foir war with Iran several times of the thre years since we started The Daily Stirrer you might wel ask "Will they admit they were wrong on this one? Well we would be happy to admit we were wrong had we been wrong. Things are never what they seem to be however and even while Barack Hussain Obama is claiming to seek rapporaochment with the regegade theological regime in Tehran, the US naval presence in the waters of the Persian Gulf is being stepped up, economic sanctions are hitting Iran's people hard, US sympathisers among the regimes opponents are strirring up resentment of the government and US special forces are operating within Iran.

That might not amount to war in most people's estimation but with even war crazy egomaniac Emperor Obama has had to understand that Russia and China were hugely pisssed of about the deception used by the west in Libya. A UN resolution that permitted US and NATO (mostly Britain and France) to enforce a no - fly zone over rebel held areas was used by the west to pursue a war aimed at bringing about regime change.

As well as the brutal bombing campaign that claimed the lives of thousands of innocent Libyan civilians, the west also armed the rebrel rabble and had special forces operating in Libyan territory. That is how war is waged these days. Russia and China wil not stand for such New World Order Imperalism again however and those are two nations everyone (except the Emperor Obama is seems) is wise enough to know you don't want to fuck about with.

The Daily Stirrer has learned this via IRGC, the Iranian state news agency in Tehran:

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said on Saturday it considered the deployment of U.S. warships to the Gulf part of their routine activity, apparently backing away from previous warnings to Washington not to enter the area.

"U.S. warships and military forces have been in the Persian Gulf and the Middle East region for many years and their decision in relation to the despatch of a new warship is not a new issue and it should be interpreted as part of their permanent presence," IRGC Deputy Commander Hossein Salami told the official IRNA news agency.

The comment may be seen as an effort to reduce tensions that rose sharply this month when Iran threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz - the vital shipping lane for oil shipments out of the Gulf - if new sanctions hit its crude exports.

Crude prices have spiked several times on fear of military conflict and uncertainty about the effect of sanctions on the global oil market.

There has been no U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf since the USS John C. Stennis left at the end of December. On January 3, Iran told the Stennis not to return - an order interpreted by some observers in Iran and Washington as a blanket threat to any U.S. carriers.

"I recommend and emphasize to the American carrier not to return to the Persian Gulf," Iran's army chief, Major General Ataollah Salehi, said at the time. "We are not in the habit of warning more than once."

Washington has said it does not expect any problems the next time its ships enter the Gulf. The Pentagon, citing operational security, will not say when the next carrier will pass through the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran also announced it planned to hold naval exercises in the strait and the Gulf very soon. Salami told IRNA these would go ahead as planned in the Iranian month of Bahman which runs from January 21 to February 19.

In other words if the US pulled its Aircraft Carrier out before Iran softened it's line, it's round one to Iran.

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20 January 2012

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18 January 2012

Hungary Faces Bankruptcy and Default as EU loses patience

by Profanicus Maximus
The European Commission has launched legal action against Hungary's Fidesz government for violations of European Union treaty law and erosion of democracy, marking a dramatic escalation in the war of words with the EU's enfant terrible.

"We'll use all our powers to make sure that Hungary complies with the rules of the EU," said European Commission president, International Marxist and New World Order lackey Jose Manuel Barroso.

The immediate dispute centres on three laws in Hungary's new constitution pushed through despite EU warnings. Commission officials say these are just the "tip of the iceberg". Over 300 laws have been passed since Fidesz took power in 2010, giving the party sweeping control over the country's institutional system. Amnesty International said last week that Hungary's media clamp-down breaches human rights.

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbn said his country was the victim of "international leftists" in Brussels. A zealous anti-Communist, he insists that Hungary's Stalinist past must be ripped out at the roots. That line is hardly likely to play well to the Stalinist bureau rats of Brussels.

The Commission aims to overturn a law forcing retirement of judges at age 62 instead of 70, widely viewed as a ploy to stack the courts with political loyalists. The new head of the judicial office is granted powers to manage the courts, appoint judges, and allocate cases.

The central bank law allows ministers to vet the agenda of Monetary Council and take part in meetings. The governor has to swear an oath of loyalty and lacks secure tenure.

"Governments must refrain from seeking to influence their central bank," said EU economics commissioner Olli Rehn. "Certain provisions in the new constitution are in breach of these principles. This needs to be addressed before we can start formal negotiations on the requested EU/IMF financial system."

Though defiant Mr Orbn has no hope of raising necessary funds from the EU and the International Monetary Fund until the dispute is resolved, leaving him a stark choice of either bowing to EU demands or letting his country slide into bankruptcy. Yields on Hungary's two-year debt jumped to 9.17pc on Tuesday, an unsustainable level for an economy in recession with public debt of near 80pc of GDP. Hungary's debt was cut to junk status by rating agencies last week.

Economic commentators point out that Hungary must soon repay 5.9bn (4.9bn) in EU-IMF loans and raise external funds equal to 18pc of GDP this year, the highest in Eastern Europe. Two-thirds of household debt is in Swiss francs, leading to a lethal currency mismatch as capital flight weakens the forint.

"Hungary is playing with fire," said Lars Christensen from Danske Bank. "The EU is not bluffing. It will let Hungary go over the edge to make the point that EU countries must play by the rules. Our worry is that Hungary's government has not yet got the message."

The EU said it had sent three letters of "Formal Notice" over Hungary's assault on the independence of the judiciary, the central bank, and the data protection ombudsman the first step in "infringement proceedings". The dispute could ultimately lead to loss of Hungary's voting rights under Article 7 of EU treaty law. The Daily Stirrer thinks Hungary has served "formal notice" on the EU bureaucracy that it will not tolerate attempts by the bureaucracy to meddle in it's internal affairs. With the mood among voters across the whole of the community as anti - EU as it has ever been and starting to turn nasty, it could be the smooth faced conspirators of the community's managing elite that is playing with fire.

This is not of course a dispute about debt, it is a dispute about democracy and the right of elected governments in EU member nations to run their own affairs as they see fit rather that be controlled by the unelected bureaucrats of the EU. Think back to early December and how little Nazi shits like Barosso and von Rompuy, a couple of pen pushers and snake felchers who have never been elected by the people of Europe but only by a cabal of oligarchs intent on abolishing the ancient nations and creating a single superstate that will stretch from the Baltic in the North to the from the Atlantic in the west to the Euphrates in the east.

OK, so now you have a unbalanced view of the situation as our report is an antidote to the biased reporting of lefties and new world order lovers in mainstream media, whose side are you on? Brave little Hungary or the Bastards of Brussels?

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Can the Eurozone Centre Hold

by Charles Crawford

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. You know the sinking feeling when you hear some precious moments of music from Mozart
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17 January 2012

Drop in UK inflation Is Not Good News

by John de Roe

The Office for National Statistics has reported a sharp fall in the Consumer Prices Index - down from 4.8 per cent in November to 4.2 per cent last month - was the sharpest drop in the annual rate since December 2008 when the UK was in recession and VAT was reduced. Government ministers and propagandists will try to talk this up as a sing that the economy is starting to recover. We should be wary however, in the current economic circumstances a drop in inflation, especially one this rapid in what is traditionally the best month of the year for retailers, is not good news.

What it means is that shops and businesses are having to cut prices to boost turnover and cash flow.

Inflation is still well above the Bank of England's 2 per cent target but has been falling from its three-year peak of 5.2 per cent in September and the Bank of England expects the fall to gain momentum this year as the economy continues to stagnate and the effect of the January 2011 VAT rise falls out of annual comparisons.

The Retail Prices Index, which includes mortgage costs, slid to 4.8 per cent in December, down from 5.2 per cent in November. Economists had forecast a slightly sharper fall to 4.7 per cent. This week the last of the Big Six utilities announced price cuts in energy prices of either gas or electricity and retailers have warned that consumers are wary about spending.

A fall in petrol, oil, gas, clothing and footwear prices was partially offset by rising car insurance and telephone charges, the ONS said. (more ONS information)

With few signs of an economic recovery in the developed nations and even the runaway Chinese economy slowing this deflationary trend look likely to persist, leading to higher unemployment and more austerity. As profits are squeezed rising prices will reduce real incomes curtail investment in new projects or expansion programmes, lead to higher unemployment and continue the economic slump which is now entering it's fourth year.

A spokesman for Investec financial consultancy said: " The sharp fall in the headline measure is entirely consistent with the Bank of England forecasts and should help to pave the way for further quantitative easing next month. While the targeted measure remains well above 2 per cent, we do expect an aggressive series of falls through the first half of this year, and whilst we may not see 2 per cent inflation in 2012, we nonetheless expect subsequent asset purchases to be sanctioned in May as well as in February."

So there you have it, the cat is out of the bag. Quantitative easing or printing money and pumping it into the economy is a cunning stunt to disguise devaluation. In effect the government are continuing Labour's policy of stealing your saving and pensions to reduce their debt burden. The theory is that putting more money into the economy makes each Pound, Euro or Dollar in circulation worth less. It is short termism at its worst because while it reduces the value of what we pay for goods subject to existing price contracts, any new contracts and futures will take into account the lower value of the customer's domestic currency therefore the price of the commodity will be higher.

Price increases can only be absorbed so far by the supply chain, with producers, wholesalers and retailers margins already squeezed increases will be passed on to the consumer. So with wages static and their purchasing power diminished consumers are being squeezed ever more tightly. And naturally anybody who has savings or has accumulated a pension fund will find their savings or investments worth less.

Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee members have indicated that they want to see a fall in inflation before considering further measure to stimulate the economy. By next month's policy meeting, the Bank will have completed the latest 75bn round of Quantitative Easing or as they are now coyly saying asset purchases thus paving the way for an expansion to the scheme. To remind you, Quantitative Easing is a process of issuing bonds from the central Bank and having the Treasury buy them. Thus nations are buying their own debt. The situation is so bad that it is not just basket case economies like Greece, Portugal and Italy taking this route but also France, Britain and even the USA. Is it any wonder the credit agencies are downgrading ratings.

We at the Daily Stirrer hate to gloat but we have been telling you this was going to happen for three years.

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16 January 2012

Google Has Comptely Forgotten 'Don't Be Evil' As The World Domination Agend Gathers Pace
by Ian R Thorpe.
At last Google has been caught stealing information from a business rival rather than private induviduals. Will people now wise up to these scumsucking pirates of the internet search engine world.
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14 January 2012

Euro Zone Gazes Into The Abyss As France Loses Its AAA Credit Rating

by John de Roe

Stock markets fell sharply in late trading on Friday (13 January - oo-er) and the Euro zone single currency plunged against all other major currencies as Standard and Poors cut Frances AAA rating. Habitual debtor Italy saw its long-term rating dropped by two notches, along with Spain, Portugal and Cyprus. Malta, Slovakia, and Slovenia had their ratings lowered by one notch. A surprise victim of the Credit Rating night of the long knives was Austria, one of the few solvent nations in the Euro single currency system.

The move triggered a backlash from European politicians and led French politiciands to respond with a typically Gallic mix of childishness and pomposity by calling for Britain to be downgraded too. They conveniently overlooked the fact that Britain does not use the Euro.

The downgrade represents a further loss of confidence in the single currency and the ability of the E U to rescue eurozone members from the burden of burgeoning sovereign debt that have resulted to their weak economied being tied to the German economic powerhousre. The UK Treasury believes that any collapse of the euro could seriously damage the British economy and banking system, pushing the UK back into a deep recession.

The S & P move threatens to sink the main European bail-out fund set up to support struggling countries such as Greece and Portugal.

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13 January 2012

Osborne Says Cuts To Across The Board Child Benefit Will Go Ahead.

by Ed Butt

Chancellor George Osborne has said the Coalition government's plan to cut child benefit for higher rate taxpayers will go ahead but after ministers' hints the policy could be made "fairer" Mr Osborne has agreed to review the plans. While Lib Deems and Labour MPs, the unthinking droids of the politically correct left wail and gnash their teeth at the prospect of any benefit being cut ever and the idiot fringe lefties at that cesspit of Trotskyite misanthropic idiocy Liberal Conspiracy blog are in paroxysms of rage that Conservative are even allowed to breathe let alone become Members of Parliament, actually the Tories and the more level headed Lib Dems who support the cuts are quite right.

Let's get it straight, nobody is talking about cutting the child benefit of poor families or single mothers. The proposed cuts will merely take an entirely unnecessary payment away from wealthy and affluent parents. My wife and I used to get child benefit when our kids were growing up. We didn't need it, my wife put it in savings accounts for the kids and as soon as they were eighteen and could get their hands on it they squandered the lot. I earned several times the average household income however.

To many families the child benefit is a lifeline that keeps them out of the jaws of loan sharks. Nobody is disputing that. Unfortunately what always happens when leftie cupid stunts "progressives" control government is they embark on a programme of redistribution of wealth via the tax and benefit system that is aimed at making life fairer. Because lefties are morons these programmes never work and only make poor people poorer and the wealthy wealthier.

Consider, Tristram and Jemima both have income from family trusts, they also have well paid jobs in media and the fashion business. They have two children (and a nanny. Jemima suspoects Tristram is boffing the nanny but he isn't, he's boffing the young man who looks after the garden).

Wayne and Tracey are schleppers. Wayne works as a shelf stacker, Tracey on the checkout. both earn slightly more than minimum wage. They cannot afford to have children so both pay a little tax. Tristram and Jemima get child benefit. Wayne and Tracey get eff all but tax revenue from them and many like them goes towards the child benefits paid to all parents regardless of status. Is this fair.

The left's abhorrence of what it calls means tested benefits goes back to the 1930s when a benefit claim would result in a call from a man in a bowler hat who would ask lots of embarrassing questions and finally decide that as a family of six or so had one teenage girl in work at a factory her wage could support the whole family. Now of course the means test element is simply a calculation of income against certain estimated minimum levels.

Things have moved on a lot since then and the government is not suggesting single mothers should prostitute themselves or sell their children, simply that rich people do not really need this benefit. The leftie mindset is so steeped in stupidity they are still behaving as if it is the 1930s and that is the case. Perhaps George Osborne should consider cutting benefits to lefties. If the twats at Liberal Conspiracy had to go out and get some work done they would not have so much time for whining like cupid stunts about trivial issues.

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11 January 2012

Britain's Too Soft Information Technology Curriculum To Be Beefed Up

by Ian R Thorpe
These days, it seems all anyone can talk about is how important it is for young people to learn programming skills: the Livingstone-Hope Skills Review has called for making computer science a part of the national curriculum. It's all part of an agenda driven push to make Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects central to our country's education system. But what's new? Pretty much every politician agrees that having more young people excel in these subjects would be a good thing, so the important question is how to accomplish it, beyond wishing it to be so but those coming out of universities with science of technology degrees now are all too often close to terminally unemployable nerds with Obesssive Compulsive Disorders, a head full of theories and a belief that machines can think like humans.

Supporters of "the agenda" say part of the problem is incentives. Why should young people put in the hard yards to study these subjects if, on the one hand, you can become a millionaire by working in finance or, on the other hand, you believe that it'd be easier to become (or snag) a footballer or celebrity. True, but even if we returned to the days when people could make a pile if they had the right computer skills (as I did) nobody wants to shag the kind of geeky, malodorous, obsessive compulsive boring little tit who becomes a science and technology grad.

The factor most often overlooked by the utopian dreamers who support "the agenda" (to establish a sci-tech and academic elite ready to implement the scientific dictatorship first posited by H. G. Wells over a hundred years ago) is the unconscious, dismissive attitude that young people, parents, and schools have towards programming and STEM subjects. This clipping from an article in The New Yorker talking about an American football coach joining a high school in New Jersey and creating an elite team:

"When he'd arrived at Hackensack High School, in 1990, he was surprised to discover that the football players were not the social leaders. "As time went on, they became the leaders of the school, and the school ran a lot smoother," he said. "Younger kids had role models. They said, 'I want to be like that guy.' If those kids are running the school, you got a chance." It was a stark reminder that athletes not academics are considered to be the best role models in schools, not just in the US but also the UK, where rugby players, football players, and other sports stars are held in the highest esteem. And while I have genuine respect for the discipline and work ethic that top student athletes have, none of these virtues are exclusive to sports and surely, if we're concerned about academic performance, we should be looking at other pursuits that are just as worthwhile and important to students, if not more, than being a fantastic football or rugby player like programming and STEM.

Like I said, nobody wants to shag a science geek.

The problem here stems from the abandonment of the renaissance education model in favour of specialisation from an early age. At my school, probably a more agust establishment than some state run High School in Hackensack, New Jersey, our secondary school education from age eleven to eighteen was aimed at giving pupils a broad grounding in the basics, English, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Humanities, arts and history. With this under our belts, the reasoning went, we were equipped to learn new skills as we progressed through life. I did not start to learn programming until my late 20s and letter went on to specialise in networking and telecommunications. Other programmers I worked with who could all handle several languages including COBOL and FORTRAN, came from backgrounds as diverse as engineering and forestry.

The difference between all of us and today's nerds is that we had the broad educational grounding and some years experience in the workplace which added to the programming skills that are really not difficult to learn, enabled us to understand the business need behind the project we were working on.

Also, in the education system, there is an unhealthy focus on games programming. Now recreational computers software may be with us to stay or it may be a fad. Those committed to "the agenda" are obsessed with the idea of Britain regaining its leading position in games development. With competition from India and China however that looks as god a bet as a three legged horse in the Derby.

The education system had done enough harm to western civilisation by cramming young minds with left wing ideology and politically correct propaganda without now setting out to create a new "scientific" elite so that we end up with people running the country who, in my experience of dealing with them, can't even run a bath.

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10 January 2012

We Werre Right Again - Immigrants Are Keeping British People Out Of Jobs

A British worker is displaced from the jobs market for every four immigrants from nations outside the EU, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has revealed. The new report, published yesterday is the first official admission of the impact immigration has on British workers and the economy It showed migrants have been keeping resident workers out of jobs for many years. Jobseekers have long been aware that when they fill in an application form for a job whose description carries a note "Applications from member of ethnic or sexual minorities or people with physical disabilities are welcomed", if there is an applicant who fits into any of those groups all white, able bodies, straight applicants can forget it. Look how the government and local government sectors are a complete distortion of the balance population. One might be forgiven for thinking 50% of the population are of the dark skinned races. The chairman of the MAC, Prof. David Metcalf, criticised the use of GDP for estimating the effects of recently arrived foreign nationals as pro-immigration because more migrants will logically expand the economy according to such a crude measure. GDP measures the amount of money moving around in the economy so every time the government pumps tax revenue back into the economy by paying benefits and allowances GDP is expanded even though nothing has been made or sold. This kind of thinking belongs to the Labour Party and is what The Daily refers to as Loonytoons economics. The findings published in the MAC report are in contrast to a study by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (Niesr) which claimed the number of immigrants coming to the UK had little or no impact on the number of unemployed. This is a lie as any illiterate fule kno. RELATED POSTS: The Jobless Economoy Shock, Horror! Coalition Spending Cuts Cuts Will Mean 50,000. NHS Job Losses Unemployment Falls, Number Not Working Rises, It's Magic.
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9 January 2012

Scottish Separation Referendum

If they want to go The Daily Stirrer says Let Them Go. We, the English, Welsh and Northern Irish will save a lot of money and we the English, freed of the over representation of Scotland in Parliament will be masters of our own destiny again.

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6 January 2012

Nursing In Crisis Says Prime Minister - We Tell Him Why http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8996771/David-Cameron-There-is-a-real-problem-with-nursing-in-our-hospitals.html
From The Daily Telegraph
There is a "real problem" with the standard of nursing in British hospitals, David Cameron has said, as he today calls on nurses to make hourly rounds to ensure patients are comfortable

Despite all the hot air blown by politicians of both sides over the last twenty years, relatives of elderly and sick people people tell "chilling stories" about the care their loved ones had received under the NHS while in hospital, Prime Minister David Camereon has said.

Mr. Cameron told BBC journalists "I think everyone in the country hugely respects what Britain's nurses do, and I've seen for myself at first hand myself the very high standards of quality and care that the best nurses provide,".

"But while we know that the vast majority do a brilliant job, there is clearly a problem in some hospitals, in some settings, where we are not getting the standards of care the nation expects.

"I think politicians frankly have done nurses a bit of a disservice by not talking about this. Such is our respect for nursing that we've hidden away concerns about this.

"But you've seen the Care Quality Commission reports. I've seen constituency correspondence with some chilling stories about how elderly relatives have been treated, so it's time to speak up about this issue, and absolutely key is to act on this issue."

The Daily Stirrer will spell out for Dave exactly what the problem is. The rot set in when nursing became a degree - level entry profession. Where previously nurses trained on the job under the direct supervision of senior staff now they are let loose on wards with their heads full of theory and what little understanding of human nature they have gained from psychology boks and lectures.

For the old style nurses patients were people first and foremost, now under the new bureaucratic approach to nursing patients are nothing more than a set of statistics and best, at worst an effing nuisance getting in the way of managers efforts to hit the all important targets.

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More Racism From Black Labour MP Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott is facing fresh calls to resign after enraging Londons taxi drivers with a claim that they routinely refuse to pick up passengers who are black.

After almost losing her job as a shadow health minister yesterday followeing her rabidly racist and anti - white tweets on microblogging site Twitter, Labour MP Diane Abbott has compounded her sin with another racists out burst, this time accusing London's black cab drivers of racism. She was ordered by partuy leader Ed Milliband to apologise over her comment on Twitter yesterday that white people love playing divide and rule and further remarke made to a black tweeter who said she and other self appointed black leaders were out of touch with the people they claim to speak for.

It seemed that her apology had deflected the worst of the criticism, which included the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, condemning her as stupid and crass and her own party authorities issuing a public rebuke.

Taxi drivers were outraged however when further irrataional racist outbursts by the Labour MP came to light. In these she alleged London's official cab drivers drive past black people who attempt to hail a cab. Miss Abbott, the MP for Hackney and Stoke Newington, tweeted: Dubious of black people claiming theyve never experienced racism. Ever tried hailing a taxi I always wonder?

The Daily Stirrer wonders if Ms. Abbott's friends and family oughgt to be advising her to seek "professional" help. We've heard Taxi drivers decline to pick up passenger they think are drunk or who look undesirable, whatever their colour. And here Burnley, a friend of all of us, Adil, who runs a Taxi firm reports neither Asian or white taxi drivers will take passengers to any of the traveller sites in the area. According to Adil a cab dropping someone off will be surounded by travellers as the passenger refuses to pay.

How would issues like that be dealt with in Ms. Abbot's Orwellian Utopia? Presumably black drivers will be free to refuse whoever they like but white drivers will face criminal charges if they do not pick up a minority member. And also face prosecution if they complain of passengers from minority groups not paying.

Taxi drivers earn their living by picking up fares, they are not going to turn down money without good reason. Diane Abbott and those who think like her get more stupid with every day that passes.

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5 January 2012

Are Lefties Revving Up For A Race War

Miss Abbott, the Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, was responding to a commentator who said she disliked the lazy and "monolithic" use of the term black community during coverage of the Stephen Lawrence murder trial.

Bim Adewunmi, a freelance journalist, wrote on Twitter that she found many black "leaders" shown in the media to be out of touch with the people they purport to represent.

Abbott, the shadow public health minister, replied, saying the comments were playing into a divide and rule agenda that is as old as colonialism. She said black people should not wash dirty linen in public.

Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi called on Ms Abbott to step down.

A healthy society should not tolerate any form of racism. DAbbott should apologise and resign or Ed M must sack her, he wrote on Twitter.

IN AN EXCHANGE OF TWEETS with a blogger using the name bimadew Miss Abbott accused back people who seek to integrate into the mainsteam cultures of their respective nations, of playing into the old divide and rule policy of cononialism. Thus she has identifed herself with the racist, separatist, "you owe us,whitey" agenda put forward by the slick little millionaire felching race hustler Martin Luther King, his mentors the black supremacist Stokely Carmichael and the renegade Jew Saul Alinsky.

bimadew was having none of it however, he tweeted back that like so many self elected "black conmmunity leaders she was completely out of touch with the people they purport to repreent.

The so called Obama effect created in the wake of the USAs first black President has been to expose his campaign promises to be a unifier and conciliator as pious windbaggery. Driven by his racist agenda of penalising mainstream middle class whites in order to advance the interests of minorities he has polarised his country along racial lines more deeply that it has been divided since World War 2.

Obama The Racist Sources: The Obama File
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by Profanicus Maximus
Don't Sully My Family:
Anna Dunham's parents weren't happy with her marriage to Barack Hussein Obama, Sr., but Hussein Onyango Obama, Barack Sr.'s father was furious. He wrote the Dunhams "this long, nasty letter saying that he didn't approve of the marriage," Obama recounted his mother telling him in "Dreams." "He didn't want the Obama line blood sullied by a white woman."

Not White
Obama would write in "Dreams...," -- "I ceased to advertise my mothers race at the age of twelve or thirteen, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites."

Abandoned by his father (who made something of a career out of seducing under age while girls and putting a bun in the oven) young Obama was shipped off by his teenage mother to his white grandparents. Years later Bammy, now Barry Soetoro was enrolled in the expensive and exclusive Punahou School, Hawaii and embarked on a quest for "back cred". He become Barack Hussein Obama but never legally changed his name. Newly black Obama wanted a race to belong to, a team whose accomplishments would reflect well upon him. Of course, it was unthinkable in his liberal white family to take pride in the achievements of his mothers race, self hatred was part of the creed of pseudo - liberal crypto - Stalinism so Obama gloried in being part of his absent fathers race.

This reflected his total ignorance of African tribal culture of course. The "Dreams From My Father" he wrote of were nothing more that wild adolescent imaginings.

From his early teens onward, Obama desperately wants to prove his blackness and be accepted. In "Dreams," he writes, "I was trying to raise myself to be a black man in America, and beyond the given of my appearance, no one around me seemed to know exactly what that meant." Honolulus paucity of African-Americans means he has to learn to be black from the media: "TV, movies, the radio; those were places to start. Pop culture was color-coded, after all, an arcade of images from which you could cop a walk, a talk, a step, a style. [I decided I would]...never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn'tt speak to my own. It was into my fathers image, the black man, son of Africa, that Id packed all the attributes I sought in myself..."

Unfortunately his role model was the man of his fantasies as he knew nothing of his real father. On second thoughts that might not have been a bad thing. the reality of the wife beating polygamous paedophile drunk who was Barack Obama senior was a worse role model than an imaginary African American racist.. Obama even derides his grandparents, the people who would raise and nourish him, dismissing them as "Typical white folk."

When his grandmother wants a ride to work because the day before, while awaiting the bus, she was threatened by a black panhandler, he is outraged -- at his grandmother. Obama consulted his communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, a solipsist and another paedophile, about this incident and seeks advice. Davis responded to Obama, "What I'm trying to tell you is, your grandmother has every right to be scared. ... She understands that black people have a reason to hate. That's just how it is. For your sake, I wish it were otherwise. But it's not. So you might as well get used to it."

So Obie was formed in a culture of race hate. Is it any wonder his Presidency has been animated by a virulent hatred of the whitre races. And yet he was never slow to play on his white middle class background when it suited him.

Is it any wonder then that Obama's Presidency has set back race relations by fifty years and that long time race hustlers like Diane Abbott are jumping on his bandwagon in an attempt to further their own interests by exploiting the guilt addiction of left wing whites?

Editor's note: This is not an issue we would normally get involved with as The Daily Stirrer line goes "Nobody is black, nobody is white so race baiters, lets get over this idiotic obsession with skin colour and admit the problems are cultural." Having said that and even though I thought some of the article was a bit strong I decided to include it as it represents a point of view that will be suppressed elsewhere.

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Another "We Told You So Moment" for The Daily Stirrer As Euro zone banks struggle to raise money

The scale of problems facing the eurozone was highlighted on Wednesday as shares in Italian financial group UniCredit crashed following the launch of a heavily discounted 7.5bn (6.2bn) bond issue.

After falling 15pc on Wednesday, shares were down 12pc in mid-afternoon trade at 4.766, after being suspended twice during an explosive trading session.

Italian bank shares made up eight of the top ten fallers in the FTSE Mib index, with Banco Popolare falling 8.3pc and Intesa Sanpaolo down 5.7pc. The index as a whole fell 3.2pc to 14,837.59.

French and German banks also led the fallers in their respective indices. Societe Generale fell 3.2pc, while Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank in Germany both fell 3.9pc. The CAC 40 in Paris fell 1pc to 3,163.41, while the DAX 30 in Frankfurt fell 0.7pc to 6,068.61. The FTSE 100 in London was down 0.4pc at 5,645.18 in mid-afternoon trade, with UK banks less affected by the general slide.

The European Banking Authority has told lenders they must find 115bn of extra capital by June to reach a minimum core capital level of 9pc.

Today, Thuirsday Jan 5th a failed Hungarian bond auction puts that nation which is in the EU but not part of the Euro single currency system, in imminent danger of having to default as it cannot raise funds to cover bonds due for redemption.

News is also coming through of a failed bond auction in France which will but that major economy's credit rating at risk only months ahead of a Presidential election. Looks like we will be saying goodbeye to Nico the Gnome Sarkozy soon.

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4 January 2011

A Slow News Day

A terrible day for controversialists as far as news goes. The Steven Lawrence case finally concludes with two scrotes getting lengthy jail sentences for crimes we all knew for years they were guilty of. Mainsteam media is full of screaming headlines asking "What does this mean for race relations in Britain?"

Absolutely nothing. There will always be race hate just as there will always be rape, murder and child abuse. The folly of leftoes and politically correct thinkes is nowjere more clearly demonstrated than in their fallacious belief that they can change human nature by passing laws.

Elsewhere we hear the Euro zone is sliding back into recesiion. We have been teling our readers that was happening since last summer.

And finally in the USA a botox man named Mitt Romney won the first Repiblublican party primary to select their candidate to oppose Obama later this year. Read more on this at Boggart Blog

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3 January 2012

Is Elderly Care Reform Report Too Focused On Protecting Children's Inheritances.

A report from The Conservative Party's economic affairs committee has recommended wealthy people should be prepared to pay more for their care in old age, rather than relying on the state.

Sir Andrew Dilnot's committe suggests individuals sould pay for the first 35,000 of their care, after which the state would foot the bill.

In a letter published by The Daily Telegraph today, 60 leading experts and representatives of charities demand "political leadership" to prevent 800,000 frail pensioners enduring a life of loneliness.

Conservative MP John Redwood said on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, "Looking at the Dilnot report, which is a very good, detailed report, it had a bit too much on trying to protect the inheritance of the children of the elderly people concerned and not quite enough on what I think is the bigger issue: how we make sure no elderly person is faced with inadequate or inappropriate care. We need to discuss the contribution they make as opposed to the contribution taxpayers make to afford it."

Mr. Redwood added"This idea that there's a maximum of 35,000 and then everything else is free for everybody may not be affordable. If somebody is very rich why should their estate not make a contribution to that? It could be deferred; that the elderly person gets the best possible care and then the bill could be settled out of their estate after they've unfortunately died."

His comments came as David Cameron warned hundreds of thousands of elderly people are being deprived of their dignity by Englands failing social care services which leave them at risk of terrible abuse and neglect.

Lord Warner, a member of the Dilnot Commission and a former Labour health minister, said the report provided an adequate framework on which to build reforms of the system.

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1 January 2012

Happy New Year everyone!


30 December 2011


29 December 2011

We hope you all had an excellent Christmas break. Back to business as usual.

The Euro is in trouble, reports that Italy had enjoyed a respite from it's economic woes after a very successful debt auction turned out to be widly exaggerated. Elsewhere Iran threatened to cut off the west's main oil supply route and North Korea's new leader threatened to cut off the head of anyone who did not appear sufficiently grief stricken during the period of official mourning for his dear old Dad Kim Jong Il.

But you don't want to read such dross today so here's a story about the yellow peril. We're not being racist here, this yellow peril is intelligent slime that can think like humans (i.e. it's about a billion times more intelligent than the computers that are supposed to be able to almost think like humans).

At Hakodate, northern Japanwhere the rather ambitiously named Future University can be found, Professor Toshiyuki Nakagaki has cultivated intelligent slime in petri dishes and claims he has discovered how the brainless organism is capable of finding its way out of a maze.

According to Prof. Nakagaki the slime is able to organise its cells to create the most direct route through a maze in order to reach a source of food.

Wow, that's amazing you might well think but pause for a moment and consider how resourceful lower life forms are at finding food sources. We are not talking about cats or squirrels here, nor even chavs, but really low life forms such as algae.. There are algae that can live in places without light, deep caves for example. There are algae that have adapted to survive the near boiling temeratures of volcanic springs the better to exploit the rich supply og nutrients bubbling up from the bowels of the earth. There are bateria that have found their niche in human bowels and survive there even after the host organism (someone like you, maybe) has eaten a very hot curry. Life at its loweest level is very resilitent and the survival instingct is strong.

"Humans are not the only living things with information-processing abilities," Prof. Nakagaki said. "Simple creatures can solve certain kinds of difficult puzzles. If you want to spotlight the essence of life or intelligence, it's easier to use these simple creatures."

So do these findings about food seeking slime highlight how slime mould possesses information processing abilities shared by humans which are far more sophisticated than the most advanced computers? According to Professor Nakagaki they do. Clearly the Professor has never ventured into the kitchen of a house whose occupiers hygiene standards were lax. I recommend watching a few episodes of Kim and Aggie the celebrity cleaning ladies.

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24 December 2011

Merry Christmas to all our readers

and thank you for reading us in 2011. We are taking a few days off now and will be back around the middle of next week. Best wishes from John, Xavier and Ian plus other people who have contributed from time to time. We have had enough of serious stuff. For Some seasonal fun go to Boggart Blog
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23 December 2011

The War On Christmas There are two wars on Christmas: one public and baloney, one conceptual and terrifying. The first usually involves a group of Scrooge - like atheists (who claim to be secular humanists although their ideal world would be populated by unthinking droids whose idea of a good time is doing mathematics) Bah! Humbug! they say at all our Christmas traditions as they try to ban nativity scenes (Christian), Christmas light displays (Hindu, pagan) Christmas Trees (North European pagan) tasty treats and excessive boozing (Celtic pagan) and trying to ruin everybodys fun on the grounds that one persons fun is bound to be offensive to someone, somewhere.

Take this story from Santa Monica, California (the global capital of politically correct craziness). For decades Palisades Park has displayed the traditional religious tableaux at Christmas the Virgin and Child, the three wise men, shepherds etc, all the mixed myths BTW if you want to know how the Ox, the Ass, the goat and the eagle got in on the act. Take a look at Chapter 1 in the Old Testament book of Ezekiel.) Back to idiocy of California. This year a lottery was introduced to allow other groups to compete for space at Palisades Park to put on displays relevant to their mid - winter festival. Unbelievably a bunch of militant atheists won and were permitted to put up images of Satan, Jesus and Father Christmas, with the tagline: 37 million Americans know a myth when they see one What myths do you see?

Boggart Blog sees four, the aforementioned three (apologies if you are a Christian, a Satanist or aged under 6) and the one represented by the bunch of twunts responsible for this smug, pompous piece of idiocy trying to deny that science and atheism are not a religion to them.

Not only is their fanatical and dogmatic belief in The Protocols Of Science a giveaway but their interpretation of atheism as requiring from it's followers a pathological hated of all other religions put them among the most extreme and dangerous of fanatical cults. California is of course the centre of this madness but under the leadership of The Evil Emperor Obama killjoyism and fuckwitted control freakery is speading.

In a South Carolina cancer center, a 67-year-old volunteer Santa was evicted because of the different cultures and beliefs of the patients we care for."

In an elementary school in Stockton, California, the traditional Christmas houseplant, poinsettias were banned but somehow snowmen were permitted; the discrimination was justified by saying there was a Sikh temple in the city and the Sikhs might have been offended. Notice a pattern here? Nobody has actually complained they they were offended by these traditional things, is is merely the sad, lonely, miserable pokenoses and control freaks of the militant atheist politically correct thought police who have taken upon themselves to protect minorities from the possibility that they might be offended. Ironically the minorities are more likely to be offended by the usurpation by the Thought Police of these groups right to decide for themselves what offends their principles.

For us to get overheated about this sort of thing is exactly what the perps want. The kind of sad dysfunctional loner with personal hygiene issues and a passion for theoretical physics, who can find time among all their hectic social round of chatting with their alter ego on Facebook or Twitter, reading science books, playing round the clock sessions of World of Warcraft online to take part in protests against a display of poinsettias as an affront to multicultural tolerance probably spends Christmas horribly alone and is simply as desperate for attention as they are clueless about how to attract it. The best thing to do is to ignore them. Or, if the fall asleep in your house, bored by all the jollity, good cheer, bad jokes and over indulgence you could write Merry Christmas, you miserable fucker on their forehead (don't forget the mirror image effect) in indelible felt tip.

Well I'm off to deck the halls with boughs of Holly (pagan) light the Yule log (pagan) hang Miseltoe in the doorway (very pagan), give a couple of quid to the Carol Singers (Christianish) and have a little smooch with V.K. (Hindu) while my wife is not looking. Merry Multicultural Christmas everyone.

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22 December 2011

by John de Roe

After a year marked by partisan squabbling, Republicans and Democrats in the American congress were at loggerheads on Wednesday over how to extend a cut in payroll tax introduced last year for more than 150m Americans.

HSBC Bank (the world's second largest) said failure to extend the tax will cut growth in the US economy by 0.5pc in 2012, a year in which Wall Street was planning on the economy expanding by 2.2pc.

With a likely European recession already casting a shadow over Asia, many were looking to the USA to play a bigger role in driving global growth next year. This was always a wish rather than a realistic ambition given the systemic problems in the American economy and the inability of a government enmired in ideological puritanism to address them.

The paralysis in Washington comes alongside mixed data from the US housing market. Sales of existing homes rose 4.4pc in November compared with October, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said, adding to the better news on homebuilding activity that cheered investors on Tuesday. However, the NAR also revised down figures for the amount of homes sold between 2007 and 2010.

While growth is stalling - and what growth there is largely illusory while ilflation is running ahead of the increae in GDP which means that in real terms the US economy is contracting - the real jobless figures are a bigger concern for the Obama administration. The American government, like the British government, massages figures by only counting people claiming jobseekers allowance and dropping the long term unemployed whose approx. two year entitlement to the higher benefit have expired and who therefore are deemed for statistical purposes as no longer seeking work.

While this keeps the headlines figure lower than the real number of jobless it no longer fools the public. Only a couple of weeks ago a British television network screened a documentary, perhaps in response to Obama's sniping at EU leaders about the ongoing crisis in the European economy. "President" Obama has been trying to blame Europe for the world's economic ills and pretend America's problems are nothing to do with the loonytoons economic policies pursued by his administration.

The documentary showed stock footage of inner city decay in places like Detroit and the industrial cities of Pennsylvania and Ohio, the hopelessness descending to despair of the inhabitants of tents cities some of whom had had homes repossessed, others who had simply walked away from the ruins of their former lives.

We should regard any positive economic news with the deepest suspicion. As The Daily Stirrer reported last week, even the Chinese economic bubble is bursting now.

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Wave Of Sectarian Violence Kills Dozens In Baghdad

A wave of 16 bombings ripped across Baghdad Thursday, killing at least 69 people in the worst violence in Iraq for months. The apparently coordinated attacks struck days after the last American forces left the country and in the midst of a major government crisis between Shiite and Sunni politicians that has sent sectarian tensions soaring.

The Daily Stirrer toild you two years ago this is exactly what would happen once the last American troops left. It was a racing certainty from the moment that jug eared streak of piss opened his stupid mouth, unleashed his uncontrollable ego and announced a pullout date.

Read full story: Yahoo News

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21 December 2011

No real news again today so here's a shocking story of dumbing down.

When exam boards spoonfeed answers to children there is no hope for education

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The truly extraordinary thing about the latest exam board scandal is that the board in question felt it necessary to help children cheat. That is to say, the WJEC thought the questions it was setting in its GCSE exam in Information and Communications Technology were so difficult that children would only be able to cope if the answers were provided to their teachers in advance ... (click the headline to read full article)

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20 December 2011

Divinity, Dawkins and A Pope

The Infallibility Of Science, The Divinity Of Jesus and A Pope
When a question about why so many seemingly rational people accept the idea of Jesus's divinity was posted at a site I use a very lively thread developed. Strangely it was not the Christians who were pedantic and resistant to new ideas but people who claim they are atheists and agnostics.

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19 December 2011

Healthy Active Girl Branded Obese by the Thought Police

by Xavier Connolly

The parents of a healthy and active seven-year-old girl have been left angered after health chiefs warned she was borderline obese. Libbie Boardman, a budding gymnast, was weighed and measured as part of a pilot scheme in Bolton, Greater Manchester. The schoolgirl, who is 4ft 2in tall and weighs 5st 5lb, was described as being at the top end of the overweight category by neo - Nazi penpushers working for the NHS Bolton, bordering on clinically obese.

Libbie has a body mass index (BMI) centile of 97. Between 91 and 97 is overweight, and 98 and above is clinically obese. She had her height and weight measured by NHS staff to calculate their BMI as part of a scheme to crackdown on childhood obesity. We asked were the fascist nut jobs responsible for this program safe to be let out among school childred. An NHS spokesman assured us they are all clinically sane.

The test results have left Libbie's family, who live in Bolton, Greater Manchester, shocked and angry. They say the results are the results are misleading as Libbie is an active child who excels at gymnastics. "I do not know how they can say she is overweight. If you look at her, you will say 'where the heck have they got that from?'," said father Paul, 43.

"I have taken her to the doctors and was told the numbers are right, but they told me not to worry or do anything because she is fine. They are just numbers and statistics, they don't take into account the individual or look at other things such as the child's build."

What Mr. Boardman is missing here is that as far as neo - Nazi scientists and control freak NHS bureaucrats are concerned there are no individuals, only statistics.

Mr Boardman reported he was obsession with body mass index could be dangerous and children may worry about their weight unneccesarily.

He added: "Libbie has been saying things like she does not want any tea. But I said 'don't be silly'. She eats a balanced diet with rice and pasta. She doesn't have junk food, just the odd treat now and again."

It is understood that there have been at other complaints about this control freak scheme from parents of children at Highfield Primary School, where Libbie attends. The initiative was launched in a bid to tackle the high obesity rate in parts of the town - one in three youngsters are overweight when they reach the age of 11. Results are sent home to parents detailing if their child is a healthy weight, underweight, overweight or very overweight, and parents are given advice to address this.

Health chiefs defended the programme and stressed the need for action to tackle childhood obesity in Bolton. But they admitted the results could prove misleading for some children. A spokesman for NHS Bolton said: "The Department of Health has recommended that Body Mass Index (BMI) is the most appropriate way to judge a child's weight. Once again we see an illustration of fuckwit scientists being unable to see human beings as diverse individuals.

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17 December 2011

French seek to heal rift with Britain as suddenly they are the isolated ones

Lead story in The Daily Telegraph today reported Nicolas Sarkozy was looking increasingly isolated last night as France faced losing its AAA credit rating and David Cameron held "positive" discussions with the German chancellor.

Over at our satirical blog we tried to do our bit for unity in a post titled

Jingo!
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Britain's Fishing Industry Angry As EU Stabs Fishermen In The Back

by Ian R Thorpe

Under new EU fishing rules the British fishing fleet will be allowed to catch bigger quotas but it faces an estimated 15 to 25 per cent cut in the number of days at sea following a marathon negotiation session which ended at dawn on Saturday in Brussels. As a result of the deal the UKs fleet will be forced to spend more time in port than ever before.

The new rules will make it almost imposible for trawlers to take advantage of some big rises in fish catch quotas agreed following the success of conservation measures in British waters. Britain resisted the moves to cut fishing boats days at sea to just four a fortnight next year, in exchange for greater national fish conservation efforts. But boats will still be confined to ports for longer than before.

The number of days each vessel is allowed out will be cut from 105 days a year to 90, though vessels will be able to 'buy back' extra days by avoiding cod fishing as part of tougher environmental protection measures.

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16 December 2011

"Tesco Tax" The First Step Towards Saving Our Towns

When Northern Ireland Finance Minister Sammy Wilson announced his "Tesco Tax" a planned levy on big stores intended to underwrite tax breaks for small, independent businesses and go some way towards redressing the balance after small shops were forced during thirteen years of Labour misrule to fund tax breaks offered to entice global retail corporations to set up shop in out of town big shed developments he expected a reaction from the corporate retailers. He did not however expect such a hypocritical outbreak of orchestrated whining considering Labour's favouritism to the retail giants has resulted in up to a third of shops in some traditional town centres standing empty.

Swedish pedlers of crap, tat and overpriced kitsch furniture giant Ikea claimed the minister had potentially put hundreds of jobs at risk and was hindering other stores coming to NI. Sorry, but we don't remember IKEA shedding any tears over the jobs lost in local retailers when they grabbed the subsidies and local tax reductions offered to open their shops.

Mr Wilson said he had listened to what the big retailers had to say and had cut the tax they would have to pay. "The levy has been reduced from 20% to 15% saving Ikea 70,000," he said.

Pity, that, he should have hit them with an extra levy for having the nerve to whine. The so-called "Tesco tax" has been fiercely opposed by most large retailers who said it could limit investment and cost jobs. On average big retailers will pay an extra charge of 66,000 a year, raising 5m. It will affect 76 large shops. Well 66,000 a year is peanuts compared to what these hyper stores make so you have no need to feel sorry for them. Let's explode a forty year old myth to put the whinging in perspective. It has long been the case in mainsteam media to toe the government propaganda (Ministy of Truth) line that when a new hyperstore opens hundreds of jobs are created, (you've heard the announcements on local news). Nobody ever quantifies how many jobs are lost from small businesses that can no longer survive.

The finance minister argued that the "Tesco tax" is designed to help small businesses. "The whole aim is to create a more level playing field. It is about what we do to stimulate the small business end of the economy," he said. Good, in spite of the fuckwiited windbaggery about level playing fields from Tony Blair and other Labour leaders for too long small businesses were playing up an ever steepening slope as The Peoples' Party helped the people who are most generous; billionaires, tycoons, bankers, lawyers and speculators.

Think back to the report from Mary Portas on high street shops published earlier this week, the harm done to small businesses and communities by corporate friendly government policies and bureaucratic smothering of startup enterprises was highlighted there. And it is not recent, this cosyness between elected politicians, gravy train riding tax eaters and greedy corporate execs has gone on for decades. More recently they have been attacking local employers by enacting measures aimed at pushing business online.

On the whole any news that suggest government is trying to get itself out of the pockets of big business is to be welcomed.

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15 December 2011

China's Credit Bubble Bursts - Just As The Daily Stirrer Predicted.

by John de Roe

China's credit bubble has burst spectacularly, just asd The Dasily Stirrer predicted it would. In xxxxx we said hopes expressed by the Obama administration in the US and by the unelected bureaucrats who run the EU that the Chinese might step in to buy up Euro zone toxic debt were delusional because China's economic boom would turn to bust by the end of the year.

It is never easy to get reliable information on what is happening in China but when the country's Homelink property website reports that new home prices in Beijing fell 35pc in November from the month before something is very wrong. If this is remotely true, the soft-landing planned by Chinese government economists has fallen of the rails and risks charging out of control into recession, dragging the nation behind it.

Chinese stocks have been blinking alarm messages since May this year . The Shanghai index has fallen 30pc since then and is now 60pc below its peak in 2008, almost as much as Wall Street sank from 1929 to 1933.

"Investors are massively underestimating the risk of a hard-landing in China and other BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China)... alternatively 'Bloody Ridiculous Investment Concept' in my view," said Albert Edwards at Societe Generale.

"The BRICs are dropping like bricks and the crises are home-blown, caused by their own boom-bust credit cycles and fall in demand from western consumers these economies depended on.. Industrial production is already falling in India, and Brazil will soon follow."

"There is so much spare capacity that they may soon have to start dumping goods, risking a deflation shock for the rest of the world. It is not surpising that China has just imposed tariffs on imports of cars. I think it is highly likely that China will devalue the yuan next year, risking a trade war," he said.

China's $3.2 trillion foreign reserves have been falling for three months, market data shows, despite the trade surplus. Money is flowing out of the country. "One-way capital inflow or one-way bets on a yuan rise have become history. Our foreign reserves are basically falling every day," Li Yang, a former central bank rate-setter said in a press release.

Fitch Ratings said China is hooked on credit, but deriving ever less punch from each dose. An extra dollar in loans increased GDP by $0.77 in 2007. It is $0.44 in 2011. "The reality is that China's economy today requires significantly more financing to achieve the same level of growth as in the past," said China analyst Charlene Chu.

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Parecetamol poisoning is a nasty way to die

By Andrew M Brown, Daily Telegraph

There is a very sad story in the paper and on the website today about a young woman who accidentally poisoned herself with paracetamol. Desiree Phillips, 20, seems to have suffered a staggered overdoses of paracetamol over the course of a few days during which she may have exceeded the recommended dose, but possibly not by much.

This case illustrates how dangerous this common medicine is, and I have every sympathy for Miss Phillips and her family and anyone else in this appalling situation. Research on patients suffering paracetamol-induced liver injury has actually shown that those who took staggered overdoses over the course of a few days were a third more likely to die than those who took a single overdose, as part of a suicide attempt, for example.

Paracetamol is a nasty drug. You may poison yourself by mistake, but by the time you start feeling unwell you may be approaching the end of the (roughly) three-day window in which the antidote, acetylcysteine, can save you. Would-be suicides may take a handful of pills expecting to drift into a pleasant sleep, only to find that nothing happens. By the next day they may well have changed their minds about killing themselves but it's too late: the drug, by then, is already doing its best to destroy their liver.

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Tories embrace Labour government poke nose strategy

by Ian R Thorpe

Dave has today revealed plans to create another Politically Correct Thought Police hit squad, the problem families and fat children unit. The new squad will work closely with the alcohol abuse team which will be doubled in size and given the power to physically abuse anyone suspected of even thinking about having a drink and also with the SALT (Sodium Adders Legal Termination ) team who will kill anybody found putting salt on food, the tenth hand cigarette smoke protection squad, responsible for arresting anyone who exhales in a public place after being in a room with someone who had been in a room with someone who had been in a room with someone who had been in a room with someone who was smoking a cigarette and other special units responsible for policing any outbreaks of tasty food, loud music, possibly offensive joke telling and the anti - individualism unit .

What we are looking at is taxpayer -funded campaign aimed at stopping the taxpayers who democratically elected the democratic government from doing anything a small, unelected and unrepresentative cabal of academics, experts, bureaucrats and self appointed guardians of the national morals do not approve of. These Government box-ticking exercises only serve to piss off the electorate and alienate the populace even more from the self styled elite. Every social problem identified or imagined by the chatterati is deemed to require government solution and, because government solution is a contradiction in terms, then government interference and meddling is substituted. And if no particular social problem is offering itself as being in need of a government solution, dont worry, The Politically Correct Thought Police will make a few up.

The first thing to notice about this obsession of paid employees (rather than elected representatives who meekly do as they are told) of the state with micro managing all our doings is that it doesnt work. As soon as the government started to hassle us about alcohol consumption we had a binge drinking problem where previously we had had a small percentage of boozers who knew they were killing themselves and didn't care.Before the government started worrying about our consumption of saturated fat we had as many fat people as thin people. Now anyone who is not so undernourished they can be diagnosed anorexic is clinically obese, morbidly obese (dead fat) or in danger of becoming obese. The fact is none of these campaigns to change our behaviour actually work If they did the perceived problems would have been solved by now instead of coming back time after time as scientists look for new research grants.

The truth is solving social problems is not really on the agenda. The whole of this moralistic style of government, the stuffing of newspapers with health scare stories and flooding of the air-waves with shock, horror pictures of fat people,l thin people, kids smoking, having unprotected sex, behaving badly, alcoholics rooting in rubbish bins for a drink is necessary because our socialistic public realm has thousands upon thousands of tax eaters, field workers, advisers, counsellors, coordinators, administrators, outreach workers and whole departments of managers and support staff. And somehow the tax eaters at middle management level and higher have to give the impression all the people employed to swell their bureaucratic empires actually look as if they have something to do to earn the wage we, the taxpayers, pay them. .

It is the modern bureaucratic version of Parkinsons old law about waste in the civil service: Work expands to fill the time available, he said. So now the number of social ills increases in direct proportion to the number of councillors and support workers and outreach workers and the ant colonies of administrative droids employed to cure or at lease alleviate the suffering caused by those social ills.

We are living under a regime which could be described as "populist authoritarianism". The aim seems so worthy none dare oppose the wasting of huge amounts of money and resources on solving the invented problem. And the drawback to populist authoritarianism is like any kind of oligarchic collectivism, apart from the huge and pointless expense of controlling people capable of looking after themselves, it always evolves from a gentle nudging of the public towards conformity to a fanatical rush towards fascism.

Research, surveys, reports, quangos, and propaganda will do nothing to alleviate these perceived or invented social problems and are not intended to. Abstractions, committees and statistics have no interface with life as we live it. The political and academic classes are totally detached from reality they have no inkling of how ordinary people live. What is required to solve such problems as truly exist is the individual will, personal responsibility. But T.S. Eliot put this better than anyone back in 1934 when he defined our present delusions as, men dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good. There has never been a better description of political-correctness than that.

And what is wrong with dreaming of perfection? the politically correct thinkers might well ask. Well nothing so long as it stays in the realm of dreams because dreams and reality are like oil and water, they have never mixed well.

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14 December 2011

Unity On Eurozone Fourth Reich Starts To Crumble

by Ian R Thorpe

Over the past few days there has been much wailing and gnashing of teeth from supporters of Euronaziism and the global governance control freaks of the progressive left about David Cameron's flat refusal to agree to regulation of Britain's financial affairs by unelected bureaucrats from Brussels. To hear the lefties and one worlders you would think that Cameron could not have isolated Britain more from the other nations of Europe had he made paedophilia compulsory.

Get away from the biased reporting of the Bolshevik Broadcasting Corporation and those publications that present themselves as mature, balanced news organs but are in fact crypto Stalinist syphilis sores on the bell end of the media's organ, The Guardian, The Independent and The Daily Mirror and one senses a different mood in Europe.

More EU countries, both non members of the single currency and some that are in the Euro zone are starting to question last week's treaty agreement to centralise tax and spending powers. At home, with our sovereignty seemingly defended by David Cameron's veto, concern is growing over the UK's contribution to eurozone bail-out funds. Elsewhere, in polls predicting the outcome of next year's French Presidential election Nico the Gnome trails front runner Marine Le Pen, leader of the right wing National Front and the virtually unknown socialist candidate. Angela Merkel prepares to address the German parliament which is in a rebellious mood with her ruling coalition close to collapse.

The Czech leader Petr Necas said "there is not much more than a blank sheet of paper" on offer at the moment. Within the euro, Ireland's PM Enda Kenny was facing calls to put the plans for more central control over tax and spending to a referendum, and Holland's leader Mark Rutte also under pressure. Italy and Greece have already had democracy suspended and are being run by bureaucrats appointed by Brussels. It seems the only nations wholeheartedly supporting the new treaty that would establish greater fiscal union are those nations that are permanently skit and dependent for financial survival on handouts from Brussels anyway. Britain, to remind those with short memories, is the second largest net contributor to the EU budget, stumping up 40 million a day to feed the bloated, greedy monster.

For possibly the have taken the same line on events in Europe in this morning's papers.

The Financial Times and the Daily Mail,in agreement possibly for the first time in recorded history, say cracks are starting to show in the agreement reached between 26 of the 27 EU nations last Friday, with Britain the odd one out as David Cameron was granted the power to act while other leaders have to put forward the changes to their own parliaments and electorates.

Now, the FT says, "the pressure is acute in non-eurozone countries where at least four governments warned that the precise text would determine whether they could sign up or otherwise join the UK on the sidelines."

The much hyped deal last week did not really buy time for the Euro zone leaders to solve the crisis, it was merely a stay of the inevitable execution. It will be weeks, possibly only two or three weeks, rather than months before the debt contagion and accompanying economic mayhem breaks out again. The system is essentially FUBAR, but eurozone policymakers are still trying to bodge it up with bits of wire and a squirt of WD40 rather than consigning it to the scrapyard. The only way to fix the problem would be for all the nations of Europe to stop spending more than they rake in. And that cannot happen as long as the EU, with its overgenerous benefits and social care systems continues. Now if we hadn't exported all the industry to China and India, if we hadn't listened to all those idiot academics who talked about a "knowledge economy", the internet and green technology being the job creators of the future (they are both job killers) or the most moronic blether about national governments and corporate interests paying us for the pointless "science" being done in universities, we might hve a chance. Until we kill all the intellectual idiots however, they will just keep steering us further up shit creek.

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13 December 2011

War On The High Street Is Just A Skirmish In The War On Our Way Of Life

by Ian R Thorpe

It seems the mainstream media are for the first time acknowledging the government, lackeys of fascistic corporate interests and banks, have been complicit in the waging a war on the Hiigh Stret and local shops. The weaponse have been generous tax breaks for global corporations who wanted to open for business in out of town "Big Shed" developments and the lax regulation of internet commerce which allowed fraudsters to prosper as neo Nazi outfits like Amazon boosted profits by treating employees like slaves and and drove independent bookshops out of business.

Figures published today show that more than 50% of total consumer spending is now off British high streets for the first time in history. The shock statistic is revealed with the publication of a report compiled by Mary Portas, retailing consultant and star of the BBC's Mary Queen of Shops programme. The retail expert has come up with a plan to rejuvenate Britain's ailing high streets, some of which she claims are in crisis.

The independent review, commissioned by the office of the Prime Minister David Cameron, also maintains that numbers of empty premises in town centres have doubled over the past two years.

"I believe that our high streets have reached a crisis point. Unless urgent action is taken, much of Britain will lose, irretrievably, something that is fundamental to our society, and which has real social and economic worth to our communities," she told media representatives, continuing to make the following points.

"I would like to state from the start that this report is not about pointing fingers of blame.

"While I do believe that there are many compelling instances where out-of-town retail has drained the traffic and shopping trade from our town centres, it would be naive and far too easy simply to think that they are to blame for the decline of our high streets.

"The fact is that the major supermarkets and malls have delivered highly convenient, needs-based retailing, which serves today's consumers well. Sadly, the high streets didn't adapt as quickly or as effectively. Now they need to."

Ms Portas then called for change and recommended licensing rules on high street stalls be relaxed and that a national market day be introduced.

She also wants free parking in certain areas, some form of high street management system to form coherent policies, as well as a review of business rates and shop rents.

In recent years the government of Labour (the people's party according to its PR but in reality the party of big money, powers, lawyers and academics) has bent over backwards to help global corporate retailers crush small, independent business. The offered easing on planning restrictions for out of town "big shed" retail developments and tax breaks for the multinationals that moved into them, local councils and particularly Labour councils still fihhting the 1930s class war, sought to exploit car owners shopping in town centres with draconian parking restrictions, punitive fines for minor breaches of local regulations and over zealous enforcement of punitive measures such as wheel clamping.

Ms Portas also sopke of the other great job killers promoed with the aid of control freak governments: "The phenomenal growth of online retailing, the rise of shopping by smartphone, television shopping channels, the speed and sophistication of the major national and international retailers, the epic and immersive experiences offered by today's new breed of shopping mall, combined with a crippling recession, have all conspired to change today's retail landscape. New expectations have been created in terms of value, service, entertainment and experience against which the average high street has, in many cases, failed to deliver.

"The only hope our high streets have of surviving is to recognise what has happened and to provide something new."

The Daly Stirrer has reported on all this before. We are glad someone else has noticed the war being waged on our way of life by authoritarian governmebts and control freak elites.

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Faith and the Priests Of The New Physics

by Xavier Connolly

Faith and the Priests Of The New Physics

by Xavier Connolly

This morning the world of arrested adloescent fantasists Theoretical physics awaited the announcement from CERN on the existence or not of the almost mythical Higgs boson, the sub atomic particle that arrested adolsecent fantasists theoretical physicists insist might, if it actually exsts, be the widget that holds the universe together.

Physicists working at the Cern laboratory in Geneva have summoned colleagues from around the world to a mega - jolly special seminar where they will announce their latest findings. Although they are not expected to claim a definitive scientific discovery, their data is understood to suggest that they are very very near to dicovering something really big and important that will make everyone in the world go "WOW, how cool is that," and if governments will stump up shitloads more taxpayers money for a bigger particle collider, more powerful computers and even more expensive mega-jollies in exclusive reorts they will certainly discover the secrets of the universe next time round. Thos of us with long memories will recall this is exactly was they sais last time, and the time before and the time before that.

If the hints in their data that something current science cannot explain might possibly be going on and this is later proved to be correct, it would confirm a theory first proposed in 1964 by Peter Higgs at Edinburgh University and provide the final piece of evidence for the Standard Model, which proposes there is stuff going on in the universe we don't understand..

The secrecy surrounding the results is such that the two separate groups searching for the subatomic particle have not been told what each others results show. This means there is still a great deal of uncertainty - even among the physicists leading the search for the elusive particle - how strong the evidence for or against its existence is.

In the event it was revealed both ATLAS and CMS, the two detectors monitoring particle collisions in the Large Hadron Collider, are widely rumoured to have detected bumps in their data which suggest the presence of a Higgs boson. Scientists remained cautious about their findings and insisted they did not represent an official discovery, but admitted the results were "intriguing".

The two teams searching for the Higgs boson at the LHC said they had found hints which point towards a Higgs boson with a mass between 124 and 126 gigaelectronvolts (GeV).

(The electron volt (symbol eV; also written electronvolt[1][2]) is a unit of energy equal to approximately 1.60210-19joule (symbol J). By definition, it is the amount of energy gained by the charge of a single electron moved across an electric potential difference of one volt. Thus it is 1 volt (1 joule per coulomb, 1 J/C) multiplied by the electron charge (1 e, or 1.602176565(35)10-19 C). Therefore, one electron volt is equal to 1.602176565(35)10-19 J)

A mass of 125 GeV is equivalent to about 130 times the weight of a proton found in the nucleus of an atom. Popular estimates hold that the nucleus of an atom is somewhere in the region of 1 billionth of an inch.

The measurement from the CERN team, according to their presentation means there would be at most a one-in-20 likelihood of the sign in their data having happened by chance rather than signalling a real effect, but to claim a formal discovery this would have to be reduced to one in a million.

The critical question is whether these rumoured "bumps" appeared at the same point in each team's data, which would leave little doubt behind closed doors at Cern that the findings were accurate.

Prof Jon Butterworth, head of the British section of the ATLAS team, said yesterday: "We know what results we have got and we are excited, but on their own ours would not even be particularly compelling as evidence - it depends that the bigger picture looks like when we know what the other guys have got."

Staff have been told by Cerns director-general, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, that the teams will stop short of announcing a discovery but Prof Butterworth said the results could mark the beginning of the end for the experiment with a conclusive result expected next year.

He said: "It is certainly a massive step in the end game of the Higgs hunt. This will be a major step forward and the Higgs will either have even less places to hide or it will look like the answer.

"Now we are seeing the textbooks being written, and we don't know what is going to be on the next page."

How many time have the boy scientists got all excited before only to find the tiny burst of energy registering on their sensors were nothing at all? One previous "discovery" at CERN turned out to be the pull exerted by the moon's gravitional field on the surface of Lake Geneva that causes the lake's tiny tide.

So this latest excitement could easily be caused by the shock waves from a cockroach farting somewhere in the tunnel.

And to pre - emp the inevitable question, do I understand what the LHC project is all about. Yes, simples, it is to extend the free ride of a bunch of otherwise unemployable nerds on a taxpayer funded gravy train.

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10 December 2011

David Cameron Isolated As EuroNazis Try To Save The Single Nation Project

by John de Roe
Senior analysts and traders in the financial markets have warned that bank failures are likely as the summit convened to work out a way to save the Euro and solve the European debt crisis failed to deliver a solution. The only positive outcome of the meeting was that David Cameron vetoed a deal which would have given a huge chunk of Britain's national sovereignty away by handing over to the unelected bureaucrats of Brussels oversight of our national finances including taxation policy.

The European Central Bank admitted it had held meetings about providing emergency funding to the region's struggling banks, however City figures said a "collateral crunch" was imminent as the ECB did not control the kind of funds needed to pull off such a rescue. This explains who the French and Germans were so keen to obtain regulatory powers over The City of London, the world's largest financial trading centre.

"If anyone thinks things are getting better then they simply don't understand how severe the problems are. I think a major bank could fail within weeks," said one London-based executive at a major global bank. A sure sihgnal that we should ignore the hyperbolic windbaggery of politicians who are now in the business of trying to shift blame.

Many European banks, including some French, Italian and Spanish lenders, have already run out of many of the acceptable forms of collateral such as US Treasuries and other liquid securities used to finance short-term loans and have been forced to resort to pawning their gold reserves to maintain access to dollar funding.

"The system is creaking. There is a large amount of stress," said Anthony Peters, a strategist at Swissinvest, pointing to soaring interbank lending rates. And if the Swiss are worried, we are really up shit creek.

A weekly funding report circulated among banks said the ECB had effectively become the central clearer for the region's banks as lenders are increasingly distrustful about funding one another. Bank deposits with the ECB now stand at their highest level since June 2010 at 905bn (772bn). Lenders are withdrawing deposits held with their other banks and placing them into the central bank. Banks in major eurozone countries such as France and Italy are simultaneously becoming increasingly reliant on central bank funding. This follows the trend seen in smaller countries like Ireland where commercial lenders have effectively becomes taxpayer-funded "zombie" banks.

Alastair Ryan, a banks analyst at UBS, said there would be "no Lehman moment" or single catastrophic event for the European banking sytem, but added that without a full backstop of bank liabilities by governments the system would "struggle to finance itself in the next year in a durable way. The system at the moment hasn't got funding of a duration that allows it to function, so it's failing," he said.

Others think the eurozone banks are heading for a catastrophe and the worry is growing that a major bank could collapse within weeks.

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9 December 2011

Britain Saved From Becoming A Province Of Germany As Cameron Grows A Pair.

In the nick of time David Cameron grew a pair of balls, stood up to the dark forces of Euronaziism and vetoed a crucial EU treaty deal that would have seen Britain's finances overseen by German financiers and the unelected bureaucrats of Brussels.Mr. Cameron's veto leaves 23 of the other 27 EU nations to thrash out plans for tougher central control of eurozone tax and spending. Delegates from Sweden, Hungary and the Czech Republic will consult their Parliaments before deciding whether to support this Franco - German power grab. The European Union has suffered the most damaging split in its 54 year history after David Cameron blocked a eurozone treaty change after France and Germany refused to consider safeguards to protect Britains economy and particularly the banking and finance centre in The City of London..

Britain was left isolated this morning with the three other countries, Sweden, Hungary and the Czech Republic, as an exultant Nicolas Sarkozy, strutting around like a jackbooted little Hitler boasted of a historic breakaway euro plus bloc that would pursue fiscal and economic union via a new treaty outside the EU. Mr. Sarkozy forgets he has to face his electorate next year and is already a hugely unpopular President. His willingness to hand control of French fiscal policy to Germany and Brussels is not going to play well to nationalustic French voters.

The Prime Minister insisted that he had been prepared to support treaty change among all 27 of the EUs members to allow the 17-strong eurozone to take measures to tackle its debt crisis and to enforce tough new fiscal rules for the single currency. After 11 hours of bad-tempered talks however, Mr Cameron said that he had blocked the changes because France and Germany and refused to agree to a protocol giving the City of London protection from a wave of EU financial service regulations related to the eurozone crisis.

I came here with one of two outcomes in mind: safeguards that made a treaty within a treaty, a complex legal structure, or if we could not have that, allowing others to go off in a treaty on their own and ensuring that the EU is maintained as a single market, he said. I had to pursue very doggedly what was in British national interest. It is not easy when you are in a room where people are pressing you to sign up to things because they say it is in all our interests.

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Exam Board Admists There Is Little Content In Their Exams

A GCSE examination paper set by Edexcel, one of Britains biggest exam boards, has so little content that the organisation's chief examiner cannot believe it was approved by the Governments official regulators, according to reports in the press and on television news.

Steph Warren, a senior official at Edexcel, revealed to an undercover reporter posing as a teacher who was considering using the firms tests that you dont have to teach a lot and that there is a lot less for pupils to learn than with rival courses. Miss Warren, who oversees the setting of geography exams for tens of thousands of teenagers, said she did not know how the paper got past the official regulation system that is supposed to ensure high standards in GCSEs and A-Levels.

The disclosures, the latest from ongoing investigations into exam standards in the wake of dumbing down allegations, will reinforce suspicions that exam boards are driving down standards by aggressively competing with one another to persuade schools to take their tests and thus increase their revenue from government.

Another Edexcel official has also boasted to an undercover reporter about the ease of the exam boards coursework. So weak kids, you can get them through on anything really. Jennifer Smith, Edexcels A-Level English moderator said.

The revelation prompted widespread outragedEducation Secretary Michael Gove who ordered Ofqual, the exam regulator, to begin a formal investigation into exam boards. Yesterday a spokesman for the Prime Minister said the exam system was discredited.

We are very clear that our exam system needs fundamental reform, the spokesman said. The revelations we have seen today show our current system is discredited. We are very clear we will take whatever action is necessary to restore faith in the exam system.

Asked if last years exam results had been devalued, David Camerons official spokesman added: I dont think thats the right conclusion to draw but theres clearly a problem and we need to address that.

Amid growing concern over the standard of next years tests, Ofqual is poised to make recommendations for urgent reform to Mr Gove before Christmas.

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8 December 2011

The Day Of The Eurodead

by John de Roe

While we wait for Mario Merkozy and the other Euro rats to eat each other here are a few snippets from the EMU break-up prophecies published in the past few days.

The Dutch bank ING has revised its numbers, calculating that the Greek Drachma would fall by 80pc against the D-Mark in a dismembering of the European Single Currency involving Euro member states reverting to their own currencies.The Escudo and the Peseta would both fall by 50pc, and the Lira and the Irish Punt by 25pc. Germany, INGS says, would suffer a "deflationary shock".

The whole eurozone would plunge into a recession that would make the one following the banking meltdown in 2008 look like a walk in the park. A GDP contraction of around 9pc across member sttes in 2012 would send shockwaves round the world. Germany would see it's economy shrink by 7 per cent, France 9 per cent, Portugal 12 percent and Greece by 13 percent.

Outside the Eurozone, the UK would see a 5 per cent contraction), Poland 6.5 per cent, USA (who have their own problems) 2 percent and Japan 1.5 percent).

It is not all bad news however. The price of oil would drop to $55 a barrel. The US would experience deflation but fuerl prices would fall.

The contraction would continue into 2013, before gradually stabilizing probably resulting in a period of stagnation.

"Events of the past year have proved beyond doubt that the Eurozone is far from a textbook `optimal currency area' (well some of us said it was unworkable and insane, motivated more by a wish to establish a European superstate as a stepping stone to global governance than an attempt to bring economic stability to the poorer nations of Europe. It is now, however, an omelette that cannot readily be unscrambled and restored to three separate eggs.

The ING report is less dire than a UBS press release predicting a 50pc collapse in peripheral GDP, and 20pc to 25pc in the core, but it still begs the question: "If the intra-EMU currency misalignment was so out of kilter that free floats would cut Greece by 80pc, and Spain by 50pc, it surely validates the eurosceptic argument that monetary union has become a preposterous and unworkable arrangement, an obsession of power crazy world domination freaks rather than a solution to economic problems. The sceptics are right of course, well I'm one of them and on economcs I'm never wrong.

It will take hideous contortions to hold the system together for year after year if ING is close to right on these numbers, with perma-slump, endless austerity, and ever greater macro-economic absurdities, so why persist? Breaking up the Euro single currency system will be painful but not as bad as perpetual pain. Let's get the cancer cut out, get the pain over with and get back to somethink like normality.

Some economists are of the opinion that the D-Mark will soar against the dollar after a break-up, mimicking the Swiss franc. They are wrong. The New DMark would be sucked down by the depression and mayhem following a breakup.It is naive to think the euro could rally if Greece was offered an exit route that guaranteed a soft landing. The problems are systemic, there are only three nations out of the 17 that use the Euro not running a contant deficit. Welfare systems, deindustrialisation and ageing populations have taken their toll. The core currency, even without Greece would plunge below dollar parity, and perhaps below $0.85.

The base case of governments and central banks remains that EMU will survive, courtesy of a grand bargain that exchanges tighter fiscal discipline and economic reform for German support for ECB action to aid the funding of peripheral governments and banks. Then the question would be how long could the German coalition survive in the face of anger among German voters.

The most likely is most Euro nations, the exceptions being Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Finland and Luxembourg, will end up with zombie economies, stick in stagflation and permanent austerity, staggering from crisis to crisis. WEhatever happens however it is going to be a double bill horror show.

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7 December 2011

UK manufacturing adds to economic gloom

Britain's manufacturing sector returned worse-than-expected performance figures in October, shrinking 0.7pc and heightening fears that the UK economy will contract in the fourth quarter.

Economists had forecast a smaller decline of 0.3pc, but the eurozone debt crisis has had greater impact on business than anticipated. The Office for National Statistics data were "hugely disappointing" according to Howard Archer, chief UK economist at IHS Global Insight.

"Hopes raised earlier in the year that the manufacturing sector could see extended healthy growth and help the economy to see more balanced activity now seem a distant memory," he said.

Broader industrial production - which includes mining and utilities as well as manufacturing - also contracted by 0.7pc against expectations of a 0.3pc fall.

The weak data suggested stagnation in manufacturting could act as a drag on growth in the final quarter of the year, as producers are hit with falling demand for their goods both at home and abroad.

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UK jobs market in rapid decline

by Xavier Conolly

Britain's jobs market is in rapid decline as flagging business confidences forces employers to delay hiring decisions, a new report reveals.

Unemployment could rise to 3m, according to KPMG business consulting group and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. A joint report warned of further job losses as the number of people placed in permanent jobs fell at the sharpest rate since July 2009.

On a scale where anything above 50 represents an increase in hiring, the reports jobs index reached 48.2 in November, down from 49.7 in October and way below its pre-credit crunch peak of 64.1.

The report warned the growth in permanent job vacancies eased back as employers became increasingly concerned over the eurozone crisis and global growth prospects. The rate of growth for temporary jobs also scaled back from October, meaning pay pressures were subdued across permanent and agency staff.

Bernard Brown, partner at KPMG, said uncertainties in the European market could send unemployment soaring to beyond 3m, up from its current 17-year high of 2.6m. Whilst most commentators suggest unemployment will peak lower than three million, this figure may be tested in the year ahead, he said. Economic uncertainty is resulting in a number of employers placing jobs on hold and taking longer to make recruitment decisions. Last weeks Autumn Statement contained a number of welcome measures aimed at helping businesses to grow and to ease red tape around employment but they are unlikely to make much difference in the short term.

The report showed a slight boost in the number of candidates available for jobs but at the weakest rate of growth since May, suggesting fewer people were willing to quit their jobs in turbulent times.

The jobs market has been slowing since May but this slowdown has accelerated in the past three months. The decline is being driven by falling business and consumer confidence.

Analysts expect unemployment to rise in December and January. Employers are finding it difficult to recruit people with the right skill sets, with engineering, construction, IT and computing skills being among those regarded in short supply.

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Another Tory Minister Breaks Ranks To Tell Cameron There Must Be A Referendum On Europe

by Ed Butt

Following our recent reports on hints from Minister Iain Duncan Smith and influential backbencher Douglas Carswell of a Tory rebellion against the Prime Minister's europhile stance, another senior minister, Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Patterson, Owen Paterson, the Northern Ireland Secretary, has said a referendum on Britain's relationship with the European Union is "inevitable".

Mr Patersons comments, in an interview with The Spectator, are the most serious Conservative challenge yet to David Camerons European policy. Mr Cameron this week insisted that the proposed fiscal union among eurozone members does not involve a transfer of British power to Brussels, therefore there is no need for a referendum.

Mr Paterson countered his leader by saying that the creation of a more integrated eurozone will create a brand new relationship between Britain and the EU. That change, he suggested, must eventually trigger a referendum in Britain on the new arrangements to be discussed at a Brussels summit tomorrow.

If we confine the argument to simple economics, while it is hrd to see what concrete benefits Britain gets for the 40 million a day EU membership costs us, there is a case for remaining in the community. With the Eurozone nations racing towards a German led bureaucratic dictatorship with the central government of the single European nation being apointed by Brussels and Brussels being told what to do by Germany there is no case at all for being part of the neo Nazi Fourth Reich Europes leaders long for.

If the fiscal union of the 17 Euro members goes ahead, thgose nations will have to vote as a bloc on any European laws and regulations. Thus the remaining nine members who are not members of the single currency system can never hope to influence policies to which their EU membership will bind them.

We would, in effect, be ruled from Germany.

WADDA WE WANT?
A REFERENDUM
WHEN DO WE WANT IT?
NOW!


6 December 2011

Bank of England Steps In To Prevent Euro Break Up Causing A New Credit Crunch In Britain

The Bank of England has stepped in provide the banking system with more money to overcome the risks to financial stability from a market-wide shortage of short-term sterling liquidity.

Read Full Post Bank of England Steps In To Prevent Euro Break Up Causing A New Credit Crunch In Britain In The Daily Telegraph

This should prove to our lily livered leaders we are better off managing our own fiscal policy. The Eurowankers couldn't organise and orgy in a brothel.


Have Cameron's Attempts To Drag Us Into A European Fiscal Union Doomed Him

by Ed Butt

Longtime Eurosceptic cConservative MEP Daniel Hannon has attacked David Cameron many times, highlighting Cameron's slavish devotion to the idea of a single European superstate ruled from Brussels by a government of appointed Bureaucrats. Last week Dan was joined by former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith who slated the Prime Minister's slimy attempt to wriggle out of his promise that we would have a referendum before he made us part of an authoritarian bureaucratic dictatorship.

Now influential backbencher Douglas Carswell has joined the attack on he scumsucking spawn of a pox whore's scab lce who want to give away our national sovereignty in exchange for a seat on the gravy train for themselves. The outspoken eurosceptic said ministers and civil servants could not be trusted to negotiate with other member states in the national interest.

Mr. Carswell also said plans by Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, and the French President Nicolas Sarkozy to change existing treaties to cope with the eurozone debt crisis should be a trigger for British renegotiation.

His comments echo Iain Duncan-Smith's call for a referebdum on any treaty But Mr Cameron, who is attending a meeting of the European Council in Brussels later this week, insists that nothing has changed to justify such a move. Oh no? Well why are the Krauts and Frogs talking about a two tier Europe with the seventeen members of the single currency system voting the waqy Germany tells them to outvote Britain and other nations that have retained their own currency on laws imposed by Brussels that will affect British people?

Mr Carswell said the current new treaty discussions offered an opportunity for those supporting a renegotiation of the UKs membership of the EU.

This is an unprecedented opportunity for us to get the deal that we want, he said, during a discussion on BBC Radio 4's Today programme. The issue is can we trust ministers and senior civil servants to negotiate the deal on our behalf I believe not." Neither do I, in fact I could throw any of those smooth faced arse bandits a lot further than I would trust them.

The only way that we can get the deal that is in the national interest is if ministers and mandarins know that the result has to be put to the people in a referendum.

Not only is Mr. Carswell right, his comments highlight tensions within the Coalition over Europe that is stretching the government to breaking point. While the crypto-fascist, pseudo liberasl Democrats are all for global governments, multiculturalism and all the other Politically Correct bullshit the Conservatives are close to all out rebellion against Cameron and Clegg's pro Europe, one-nation-at-any-price stance and are pushing to repatriate powers.

Simon Hughes, the Lib Dem deputy leader, told the programme that the coalition agreement blocked any referendum on the issue unless it involved a fresh transfer of powers to Brussels an option not currently on the table.

We have enough problems in the European Union dealing with the euro without the UK being part of a referendum option as well, he said.

Time for Nigel Farage to step up to the mark and tell Cammers and Clegg, Simon Hughes and all the other spineless, limp wristed stoat felchers to fuck the fucking fuck off because there's a home in UKIP for MPs who value Britain's nationhood.

Not long ago The Daily Stirrer said the final war would not be between nations or cultures but would set the elite and their arse lickers against the people.

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On the lighter side we have two stories from the world of statgazing today:

Scientists Find A Planet That Might, Just Possibly, Support Life

. by Ian R Thorpe

In another step toward finding alien lifeforms who will teach us lots about really clever stuff like time travel and teleporters Earth-like planets that may support life similar to thsat found onb earth, NASA has announced the Kepler space telescope has confirmed observing its first-ever planet in a habitable zone outside our solar system.

Confirmation means that astronomers have seen it crossing in front of its star three times. But it doesn't mean that astronomers know whether life actually exists there, simply that the conditions are right. What they have seen might be the Midgard Serpent chasing it's own tail for all they know.

Potential life bearing planets have to be the right distance from their star to support water, plus have a suitable temperature range and atmospheric composition to support life. And if they are to support inteligent life there are other things that must be in place; Television, pubs, a beer making industry, a welfare state system and football stadiums.

"We have now got good planet confirmation with Kepler-22b," said Bill Borucki, Kepler principal investigator at NASA Ames Research Center told media representatives. "We are certain that it is in the habitable zone and if it has a surface, it ought to have a nice temperature".

Spinning around its star some 600 light years away, Kepler-22b is 2.4 times the size of the Earth, putting it in class known as "super-Earths," and orbits its Sun-like star every 290 days. Its near-surface temperature is presumed to be about 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 Celsius). Scientists do not know, however, whether the planet is rocky, gaseous or liquid. Ah well gaseous could be a bit of a problem unless the life forms are like Amoeba Constabulae. In which case our first explorers would be able to say, "It's life Jim, but not as we know it.)

It should be mentioned that a light year is the distance travelled by light at 186,000 miles a second, in one Earth year. So obviously the scientists know there are lifeforms there because with super dooper radio telescopes they can see the little green buggers waving to us. But at that distance we will never see them with the naked eye. Let's hop Santa Claus brings us all some good binoculars.

The planet's first "transit," or star crossover, was observed shortly after NASA launched its Kepler spacecraft in March 2009.

Kepler is NASA's first mission in search of Earth-like planets orbiting suns similar to ours, and has so far cost the US space agency about $600 million.

But these are exciting times for Trekkies Astronomers; this is the fourth "first" earth - like planet discovered in the past two years (OK, I admit one was only a maybe).

Kepler is searching for planets as small as Earth, including those orbiting stars in a warm, habitable zone where liquid water could exist on the surface of the planet. In addition to French astronomers' confirmed finding of Gliese 581d in May, Swiss astronomers reported in August that another planet, HD 85512 b, about 36 light years away seemed to be in the habitable zone of its star.

However, those two planets are "orbiting stars smaller and cooler than our Sun," NASA said in a statement, noting that Kepler-22b "is the smallest yet found to orbit in the middle of the habitable zone of a star similar to our Sun." In other words these guys have no idea if any of the possible life supporting planets could actually support life. And as show above it wll be quite some time before we can get there so all they will have to go on is guesswork, supposition and wishful thinking.

Once again we at Boggart Blog feel the scientists are so lost up their own equations they are missing the point. The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe, is that none of it has tried to visit us yet.

Footnote:
A total of 48 exoplanets and exomoons are potential habitable candidates, among a total of 2,326 possibilities that Kepler has identified so far. The top rankers are listed in an online catalog that indexes bodies outside our solar system .

And these people want to spend shitloads of money styudying this planet? Cunts.

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Two New Black Holes Are The Biggest Ever

by Xavier Connolly

Scientists have discovered the two biggest black holes yet observed, each with an estimated mass billions of times greater than the Sun's, according to a study published on Monday, December 5. The two giants are located in the heart of a pair of galaxies several hundred million light years from Earth, said the study in scientific journal Nature. OK well, as the scientists are measuring light arriving at observatories from the region of the two galaxies, that means the light set off from there a few hundred million earth years ago. So the supposed Black Holes might not even be there now. So what significance does this have to us as we wrestle with economic problems, overpopulation, joblessness etc?

Wait though, the scientists have not finished being irrelevant yet. Each black hole is estimated to have a mass about 10 billion times greater than our sun, dwarfing the previously largest known black hole, which has a mass of 6.3 billion suns. And how to they know this? Has anyone ever been to a black hole and taken measurements? Unlikely as in theory nothing can get out of a black hole once it is sucked in.

These conclusions have been arrived at on the basis of "evidence" gathered by some cretin siting in a study performing equations on data he had made up. You think I am just being sarky? No, the cretin's name was Albert Einstein and unfortunately most modern science is based on his "scientific method" of deciding what answer you want and then tailoring the data to fit.

The latest extravaganza in Einstein worship comes from a University of California, Berkeley, team led by Nicholas McConnell and Chung-Pei Ma. The unlikely sounding duo said one black hole is located in NGC 3842, the brightest of a cluster of galaxies about 320 million light years from Earth.

The second hole, of "comparable or greater mass" and is located in NGC 4889, the brightest galaxy in the Coma cluster, about 335 million light years away.

"These two black holes are significantly more massive than predicted," the astronomers wrote.Their calculations suggest that different evolutionary processes influence the growth of the largest galaxies and their black holes than in smaller galaxies. Calculations eh? Never any real evidence with these characters is there. Well as I said, we aren't likely to be able to travel several hundred light years into space in the near future. Why can't these vain, self aggrandizing research grant phishers see it does not matter at all what is going on in deep space, even if it affects us in any way there is sod all we can do about it.

Astronomers have long supposed that since the universe began it has harboured black holes with a mass the size of the two newly found giants. These cosmic gluttons grow in tandem with their galaxies, slurping up gases, planets and stars. "There is a symbiotic relationship between black holes and their galaxies that has existed since the dawn of time," Kevin Schawinski, a Yale astronomer said in a June study.

What these stupid coneheads are overlooking while creaming their underpants in sheer excitement over this "discovery" is even if we could travel at the speed of light (186,000 miles per second) it would take hundreds of millions of years years to get to these galaxies. At the speed our fastest currently operational spacecraft can reach ( about 10) miles a second) it would take over a billion years to get there.

And people are spending taxpayers money on studying this stuff. Cunts.


5 December 2011

Israel and USA war covert war on Iran.

Former US intelligence officials and Iran experts believe the USA and Israel are already 'involved in covert war against Iran with the aim of bringing about regime change in that country. It is rumoured last month's explosion at a military base near Tehran was part of a covert effort by the US, Israel and other states to overthrow the Islamist regime disable Iran's nuclear and missile programmes, The Los Angeles Times reported late on Sunday.

The huge explosion ripped through the Revolutionary Guard Corps base on November 12, levelling most of the buildings and killing 17 people, including a founder of Iran's ballistic missile program, General Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam.

The newspaper said the goal of the covert campaign is to derail Iran's quest for a nuclear weapons capability.

"It looks like the 21st century form of war," said Patrick Clawson, director of the Iran Security Initiative at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, adding. "It does appear there is a campaign of assassinations and cyber war, as well as the semi-acknowledged campaign of sabotage."

Any such operation would be highly classified, and those who might know of it are not likely to be giving press conferernces.

For years, the United States and its allies have sought to hinder Iran's weapons programmes by secretly supplying faulty parts, plans or software, according to information leaked from western security sevices. So far there is no proof of a camaign of sabotage, but Iran's nuclear programme clearly has hit obstacles that thwarted progress in recent years.

Art Keller, a former CIA case officer who worked on Iran,was quoted in the LA Times as saying. "It's pretty much the stated mission of the (CIA's) counter-proliferation division to do what it takes to slow Iran's weapons of mass destruction programme."

Many Western experts are convinced that American and Israeli engineers secretly fed the Stuxnet computer worm into Iran's nuclear program in 2010, The LA Times pointed out. The virus reportedly caused centrifuges used to enrich uranium to spin out of control and shatter, the paper said. We should remember however the computers used to manage the nuclear project are not internet enabled, are not Microsoft Windows, Apple or Linux devices and were supposedly infected in a sting operation on two Iranian scientists that would have made a story too far fetched to be the plot of a James Bond film.

It is far more likely that /Barack Obama, the puppet President (and allegedly closet Muslim) whose strings are pulled by the Saudi Royal House according to many Bammy - watchers, has been told by his paymasters, devout Sunni Muslims) that the Shi'ite regime in Iran must go.

It is not many weeks since The Daily Stirrer reported that Obama had ordered American combat troops into Uganda to supposedly quell the terrorist activities of a rag bag bunch of bandits, The Lord's Resistance Army, led by a renegade Christian preacher. The great peacemaker, the great conciliator, the vacuous windbag who promised a post racial, post sectarian world in which we would all join hands and sing Kumbiya before The President Of The Entire Universe And Everything Else Besides, with one wave of his magic penis made all the problems disappear instantly.

Somehow we get the idea that China, Russian and India are not going to buy into the idea of Obama's omnipotence. Right now he may be a cretin and an imbecile as many of us warned but he is America's cretin and imbecile, soon he could be the world's problem.

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3 December 2011

The Danish Experience - Problems With Wind Power And The Truth About Turbines


The truth about wind turbines, their real efficiency as opposed to the hyperbolic claims of clean sustainable energy firms and their lobbyists, politically correct politicians and green activists and how wind farm operators have been given a licence to pick the pockets of taxpayers

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Outbreak of Democracy In St Petersburg, Russia, Outrages The Left by Ed Butt

Groups on the left of the political spectrum love to rant about equality buy on leftie farm as on Orwell's Animal Farm the left like to pick and choose which causes are more equal than other. Thus a new local law putting a restraint on gay propaganda in St. Petersburg, Russia has lefties, gays and lesbians wailing and gnashing teeth against this outbreak of democracy.

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2 December 2011

Can The Euro Be Saved

The mainstream media have caught on at last. Here is what Daily Telegraph economics writer Damien Reece said today (three days after The Daily Stirrer said the same thing you might notice):

The clock is ticking for the euro. After 11 years circulating in shops and bars from Athens to Zeebrugge, there are, it is said, just 10 days left to save it or perhaps eight, since it was on Wednesday that Olli Rehn, Europes Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner, made his startling prediction of the euros imminent demise.

The fact that Rehn, an official at the heart of the euro project, came out with such a stark assessment has brought what many thought was unthinkable into the realm of the thinkable. So thinkable, in fact, that governments (including our own), central banks, lawyers, financial institutions and investors are making contingency plans for what is assumed will be an economic event of cataclysmic proportions ... Read full article

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1 December 2011

Why The USA Fears The Euro Zone Crisis

As the Federal Reserve joins global central banks in a collective action against the looming euro meltdown, Slate's Matt Yglesias explains why it's so crucial that the U.S. participate: non-American banks hold nearly 50 percent of the U.S. dollars in the world, and a European crash might suddenly make them unavailable to American borrowers. "You never want the people in charge to actually set off a panic by speaking too soon about hypothetical calamities, but wed all better hope that somewhere in the basement of the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve theyre prepping a Plan B to keep money flowing even if European finance dries up."

Eurodoom, the theory that is speading fear and panic through the world's financial markets predicts the European economic crisis could devastate the U.S. This would also be devastating for the emerging economies of the third world as they rely on western consumerism to provide a market for their goods.

The severity of the economic crisis in the Eurozone is perhaps best understood if we use it to put into perspective a striking statement made this week by a senior Polish politician Radek Sikorski. "I will probably be the first Polish foreign minister in history to say this," he said, "but here it is: I fear German power less than I am beginning to fear its inactivity."

Poland is not a member of the European Single Currency system, but the unease among Polish leaders is understandable. Poland's exports to its EU partners that are Eurozone members constitute more than 10 percent of Polish GDP, so a massive economic contraction would have a catastrophic knock on effect in Poland.

But what has the United States of America to fear except fear itself? US exports to the Eurozone are only around 1.3 percent of GDP. That is a fleabite, not enough to fund Barack Obama's spending on neighbourhood parties at The White House for a month. Looked at in dollars it might seem an enormous amount to someone earning only slightly above the statutory minimum wage but in terms of the national economy it's peanuts. This might suggest that the US economy has less to fear from the collapse of the Euro than from the expiry of the Bush income tax cuts and the Obama payroll tax cuts.

To understand America's problem we need to look at what is happening in Europe from a different angle.The reason the United States could face catastrophe if the Euro single currency system goes tits up. A fact well-known to financial practitioners but unknown to the public, and occasionally mentioned by Nobel Prize phishing economics professors is that a very large share of the worlds dollars, close to 50%, are held in non-American accounts. Indeed, for several years in the the first decade of this century the total dollar assets of non-American banks actually exceeded the total assets of the U.S. commercial banking system and even today, after Obama's three year money printing exercise, the ratio is close to 1:1.

A daunting possibility suggested in a Nov. 7 lecture Global Banking Glut and Loan Risk Premium (PDF) by Princeton professor Hyun Song Shi. These dollars, mostly held by European-headquartered global conglomerates are not isolated from the American economy. Just as U.S. firms and households deposit money in American banks and take loans from the banks, Europe's global banks act as intermediaries between borrowers and investors. It's how the whole global economy has worked for 200 years. A 2010 Bank of International Settlements survey (PDF) revealed that as of 2009, 161 foreign banks were operating 226 branches in the United States that raised more than $1 trillion in wholesale funding, largely through money markets. Dollars raised in the United States tend to ultimately work their way back to the United States through the labyrinthine networks of the banking system. European banks arent the only ones in this game, but they are the largest player. The upshot is that decisions made in Europe about how much leverage to take on play as important a part in determining American lending as do decisions made in the United States.

The Professor goes on to argue that European decision-making played a large role in inflating the now departed credit bubble that burst in 2008. That may outrage some American patriots but if it helps them learn that the global banks cannot truly be described as American, Bitish, German, Chinese etc. as they have no identifiable owners but instead through cross investment all own each other it may help both conservatives and liberals who are even more out of touch understand how the world really works right now. The liberals of course will simply refuse to believe it, close their minds to the truth and start yelling "conspiracy theory". But at least they will have no reason to be surprised on waking up one morning to find they are no longer free individuals.

The realistic implication, however, is that a massive and sudden contraction of the European economy would make those foreign held dollars unavailable to American borrowers. This would immediately cause a tightening of credit conditions in the United States. If European finance houses are sudenly forced to hold onto cash the dollars held by European banks would suddenly be placed beyond the reach of American commercial lenders and by extension business and domestic borrowers.

Orthodox economic thinking as expressed by government officials and economic analysts reported in mainstream media does not yet appear able to join the dots that link Europes difficulties to moves in the American credit markets.. Yesterday the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released updated economic forecasts reflecting new pessimism by saying Euro area growth is forecast to slow down from 1.6 percent this year to 0.2 percent next year, having a small impact on an American economy that will still grow by 2 percent.

Since 2008 however policymakers have suffered from a bias toward optimism. Europeans were initially far too smug about the idea that they were insulated from problems relating to a housing bubble on the other side of an ocean. Then, in 2010, American policymakers were far too impressed by good news from the labor market and leapt to unwarranted conclusions about a recovery summer. Now the risk is that American leaders will overestimate their nation's degree of insulation from problems in the European banking system.

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Oxford don's Voltaire reference at heart of race discrimination case

It could only have happened in the cloistered world of Oxford University. A history tutors passing reference to a character in Voltaire, while he was considering candidates for the job of head chef at his college, has four years later become the focus of a race discrimination case. The reference, which can only be inmterpreted as a reference to somebody's unrealistic optimism has been twisted in the warped minds of the "progressive" left who say it refers to a stereotype for Afro Carribean males as being lazy and stupid.

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April 2019

Extinction Rebellion - their demands are the stuuf of fairy tales

Forced off the front pages and out of broadcast news schedules by the Notre Dame fire, the Extintion Rebellion protests which brought parts of London to a standstill are nonetheless newsworthy. For one thing they show the left wing bias in British policing and the legal system. Does anyone think UKIP or For Britain could block major routes into the centre of London and only have a few of their members arrested?

PM cancels Easter break for team negotiating with Labour in a bid to STOP Farage

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who s>uccessfully lobbied for a referendum on Britain's future in the EU and then led the Leave campaign to a surprising (but only to the political establishment and mainstream media,) victory launched his new Brexit Party this week to get MEPs elected in May now it appears certain that Mrs May's desperate efforts to overturn the result of the democratic vote have partially succeeded by gaining a delay in the date we actually leave.

Spain's Election Problem: Muslim population in Catalonia grew by 20% in 4 years As Spanish Nationals Are Marginalised

Catalonia has the fastest growing Muslim population in Spain – and more Islamic centres than any other region in the country. In spite of a strong separatist movement, the left has total hegemony in regional politics and the patriotic forces are being marginalised by the socialists, their elected politicians are excluded from key positions and known supporters are being fired from jobs and having trouble getting hired elsewhere, Defend Europa reports.

Farage Says New Brexit Party Will Spark "A Political Revolution" And Terrify The Tories
Nigel Farage, who led the successful Brexit campaign, warned backsliding elitist politicians on Tuesday that his brexit Party would spark a political "revolution" - a cliched line but appropriate given the mood of the country - and strike fear into the hearts of ineffectual Tories who have so far failed to deliver on the promise of the Brexit referendum if the UK is forced to contest EU Parliament elections as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's, the Sun newspaper reports ... MORE>>> .

Fury as May set to accept a one - year Brexit delay and give Corbyn more influence in exchange for his support

Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to face down Conservative Party members by staying in Downing Street as long as it takes to deliver Brexit via her dodgy deal that has been rejected three times by parliament.
Amid angry clashes at an emergency summit of EU summit in Brussels tonight, the Prime Minister looks set to agree a delay of up to a year in the UK’s departure from the bloc.

Slash taxes now, French tells Macron after three-month 'great debate'
France must slash taxes now, or face ongoing civil unrest. According to the French prime minister, this is the main message from an unprecedented three-month “great debate” in the wake of anti-government “yellow vest” protests. Announcing publication of the findings from two million online contributions and 10,000 hours of town hall debates around the country, Edouard Philippe said on Monday there was “huge discontent” in the country. Astronomical levels of taxation was one of the prime concerns, alongside unemployment, immigration, and surrender of national sovereignty to the European Union.

Europe’s Nationalists Unite Behind Salvini Ahead Of EU Elections

With the EU elections due in May this year expected to deliver another body blow to the dream of a Federal European superstate, Europe's more conservative nationalist parties have today announced an alliance that is aiming to become the strongest group in the European Parliament, with a view to forcing to radical reform on the EU bureaucracy in Brussels, which dictates policy on security, migration, family and the environment, according to Euro News.

Currency Wars: Former UN Under-Secretary-General Calls For One World Currency

In this page, we have covered US attempts to expolit its position as issurer of the global reserve currency, and the moves by China and Russia to resist that. Moves to establish the US$ as a true global currency began a long time ago with the creation of the International Monetary Fund at the Bretton Woods conference in the final months of World War 2, with Germany defeated and the world ready to split into capitalist and communist factions...

Harold MacMillan’s EU warning revealed
Harold MacMillan, British Prime Minister from 1957 to 1963 gave us a chilling warning about the EEC – (European Economic Community) – before Britain joined the bloc, claiming that Germany had planned on using the trading bloc, as an instrument to assert its supremacy across the continent once more. On Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 The House of Commons voted in favour of legislation which forces the Government to request another extension for 'Brexit', giving our current Prime Minister Theresa May more time to show us the comtempt the ruling elite have for the principles of democracy.

Hijab wearing, Jihad supporting U.S. Congresswoman refuses to condemn stoning of gays.

ilhan-omar-ap-img Ilhan Omar (with Bernie Sanders behind thinking "I wouldn't mind giving her a taste of my pork sausage) - picture credit www.thenation.com

It had to happen, and it was always going to be great comedy value when it did. U.S Liberals were always going to face the moment when their love of Gays, Lesbians and Trannies clashed head to head with their love of terrorists and the Islamic Jihad.

When hijab wearing, Jihad supporting Muslim woman Ilhan Omar was elected to the US Congress in spite of her strongly anti - American opinions, Liberals were creaming their pants and hailing a great victory in the struggle for equality, diversity and multicultruralism. Poor fools are terminally hypocritical in their virtue signalling,

March 2019

Leaked Document Reveals Unacceptable Demands Made By EU Ahead Of Final Talks Before Brexit Deadline
A Secret document has revealed concession the EU is demanding before beginning fresh talks on Brexit ahead of the 12 april dealine. According to a memo seen by the Sunday Times, Brussels is demanding the UK must continue to pay its share of the EU budget, must implement new measures on citizens’ rights, and sign a legally binding agreement to arrangements to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and The Republic.

Macron Isolated After More High Profile Resignations. Pressure Mounts On French President
On top of the Yellow Vests debacle, which is now destabilising France as the anti - government protests continue, a string of resignations from the tottering government of President Emmanuel Macron has prompted Gérard Larcher, leader of the French Senate to warn Macron that his authoritarian tendencies were partly to blame for the civil unrest crisis and political instability that have weakened his presidency.

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies


The European Commission has imposed another huge fine of €1.49 billion, ($1.7 billion) for "abusive practices" in online advertising, accusing the search and advertising giant of breaking the EU's antitrust rules and that Google abused dominance position in Internet xsearch by preventing users from seeing search results for Google rivals ...

Bradford Abuser Gang Victim Claims Bradford, Rotherham, Rochdale Gangs ‘Linked’
One of the victims of a Bradford grooming gang has told the media that most of the girls at the children’s home where she was placed by local authority social workers were being sexually exploited by gangs of immigrant males. She called for a nationwide inquiry, alleging that numerous grooming and abuse gangs across the country — including the most notorious cases in Rochdale and Rotherham — are linked...

They Challenge The Narrative, Shoot To Kill Men

Macron Throws Fully Armede Troops Into Action Against Yellow Vfest Protestors French soldiers will be sent into action against Yellow Vest protestors for the first time this weekend as the protests against the Macron government reach their ninetenth week. Some reports out of France suggest the military are being told to avoid protesters, while others indicate they have been given permission to open fire if the protestors threaten the lives of soldiers or police.

Thousands March to Save the Internet from EU Censorship Regulations
Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship. In Munich, it's claimed 40,000 people marched under the motto “save your internet.” Thousands of others took part in smaller demonstrations in the German cities of Cologne, Hamburg, Hannover, Berlin and other cities against the bill that is being voted on this week.

German Alarm Grows Over EU Determination To Punish Britain For Leaving
The business community and conservative politicians in Germany are becoming more annd more hostile towards the way Brussels is trying to force the UK Parliament to accept the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a fundamental failure of European statecraft that can lead only to a diplomatic catastrophe and long term animosity between the EU and one of Germany’s largest expot customers.

If Genetically-edited Cooking Oil Is A Scientific Breakthrough Why The Secrecy About Selling It To Us?
Manufacturers of the latest generation of genetically-altered foods, which are gene - edited rather than genetically modifies, are determined their latest attempt to sell us Frankenstein foods will not be sacrificed on the altar of public opinion as were their predecessors with introduced cuillinary delights like glysophate and neonicotinoids into our daily diet if we weren't careful abourt reading labels.

The EU Moves Closer To Creation Of Orwellian Ministry Of Truth

The European Parliament this week rubber stamped a recommendation naming Russia “the main source of disinformation in Europe” and appealed for increased funding for the EU’s East StratCom Task Force, which already received 1.1 million euros in 2018. The East StratCom Task Force is an EU body focused on so-called proactive communication of EU policies and activities in the Eastern neighborhood ...

Search Engine CEO Testifies Before Senate: ‘Privacy Legislation’ Good for Market and Consumers
Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of newish-kid-on-the-block search engine DuckDuckGo, testified in support of privacy legislation in the United States before a Senate hearing on Masrch 12 to explain how curtailing the surveilance and data mining activities of Gogle and Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Twitter would create more competition and innovation in the creation of online content.

There are sheeple who want to remain in the EU at any price, and then there are people who understand the EU


I am not sure people really are up for reading EU related documents or a whole load more people would be less excited about the EU. If people read the chequers plan and the political declaration they would know the only people who leave the EU are the financial sector. Everyone else stays in without a vote or veto for two years whilst we negotiate the long term deal...

EU Very Good for Germany, Not So Much for Everybody Else


Former Ambassador to Germany Sir Paul Lever said in an interview today that Brexit will have little real impact on the European Union (EU), which is overwhelmingly controlled by Germany. Short term he may be right, but with the German economy stalling what will prop up the Brussels cash burning machine one britain is gone?

Sheffield: 11 Men Charged in Historic Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry

Ten men from Sheffield, the UK's fourth largest city, have been charged with historic child sex offences including but not limired to rape and trafficking girls for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Another has been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Germany: Economy crisis a growth stalls - car production crashes
Germany’s federal Government today reduced its growth forecast for the second time in two months as plunging car production figures sent shockwaves through the Eurozone. The German economy, has been propping up the economically stagnant EU for years...

‘Aggressive promotion of homosexuality’: School stops LGBT lessons after backlash from angry parents
It had to happen of course, the left's love of minorities inevitably led to a clash of interests when politically correct, cultural Marxist education policy led teachers in a birmingham school with a large proportion of Muslim pupils, responded 'in the interests of diversity and inclusiveness' to guidelines suggesting compulsory lessons in homosexuality and lesbianism should be taught to all pupils.

Dutch professor: “Western countries have never managed to integrate Muslims”
Dutch professor of sociology Ruud Koopmans has carried out a 20-year research project embracing several large scale studies on integration and assimilation, and at the end of it all he concludes that Muslims are more difficult to integrate than other migrant groups.

Koopmans notes that no Western country having received a significant number of Muslim immigrants has successfully managed to persuade them to integrate with local laws and culture.

Finnish "Soldiers Of Odin" Announce Hunt For Rapists & Pedos In Controversial Video
The video, subtitled in English and Arabic, has since been deleted from both Facebook and Vimeo, shows a group of masked men dressed in dark, armed with bats and chains march towards to the camera amid winter darkness, accompanied by heavy metal music. The man at their head acts as a spokesperson and announces that “The pedophile hunting season has been opened!”

Emmanuel Macron’s desperate push for further integration reminds Brexit supporters why we voted to Leave
Anyone who though in 2016 that staying in the European Union wass the status quo option will have been disabused by the intervention of Emmanuel Macron and his blueprint for the future of the \europe. The French president is increasingly derided in his homeland for his folie de grandeur; but even his compatriots must be taken aback by his Napoleonic pretensions to create a pan-European state.

Macron admits Yellow Vest chaos COULD be his fault - ‘I made MISTAKES’
President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to appear as if, after sixteen weeks of protests, he is finally acknowledging his initial handling of the yellow vest protest movement was flawed and high handed, admitting it exacerbated the unrest. The europhile president also warned against giving in to the wave of nationalism sweeping across the bloc, as he called for a “strong, united and sovereign” Europe.

Gang of Migrants Allegedly Raped Underage Italian Girls

Over the past few years we have focused on reporting the numerous incidences of immigrant sex crimes against white British girls and women, most of which, due to the warped morality of politically correct thinking that permeates all levels of government and the public sector, went largely unpunished for many years until public pressure forced the authorities to act. Migrant sex crimes, and government cover - ups of them are not exclusive to Britain of course, we have occasionally looked at similar problems in Sweden, Germany and France. And now it seems, Italian women are to be sacrificed to the gods of multiculturalism.

UPS Halts Deliveries To Swedish No Go Zone:- "Our Drivers Have Been Attacked": Though European leaders and the more sychphantic mainstream media journalists throughout Europe ans in the USA and Canada have always denied the existence, of no - go zones for Europeans, police and emergency services in migrant-dominated areas of European cities, "no go" zones remain a persistent public safety threat to white, Christian and Jewish residents and to the public in general. It has been widely reported in alternative media (but harly mentioned in mainstream print and broadcast news, that liberal Sweden has been the country worst hit by immigrant violence and lawlessness.

Merkel: EU Members Must Cede control Of Their Border |To Brussels
German Chanellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage today and pushed the EU cloers to its final disintegration when she stated that EU Member states would be forced to surrender on of their most important sovereign powers, control of their borders, to Brussels in order that the unelected bureaucrats of the European commission could 'manage' immigration (i.e. open the border crossings and let any criminally inclined bunch of fanatics enter Europe.

February 2019

Bradford Gang Of Nine Who Abused Care Home Girls Jailed For 132 Years

A gang of nine Asian men who, in a case that follows the pattern set by similar cases in Rotherham, Rochdale, Birmingham, Newcastle, Oxford, Sheffield, Blackburn, Telford and many other towns which has large Muslim populations in Britain,groomed, raped and abused two teenage girls from a care home were jailed for a total of 132 years at Bradford Crown Court yesterday.

Facebook Insider Leaks Docs; Explains "Deboosting" "Troll Report" & Political Targeting in Interview

Project Veritas is one of the last defenders of free speech and publishers of the work of unbiased undercover investigative journalism on the internet. Judicial watch working through the courts and people like myself working to bring it all to the forefront. Veritas investigators have obtained Veritas and published documents and presentation materials from a former Facebook insider.

Hungary claims, “Brussels makes confession about aim of mass migration policy”
Brussels has effective confessed that its policy of encouraging mass migration which the Hungarian government claims will increase the inflow of illegal immigratnts to the European Union do exist, Zoltan Kovacs, Hungary's state secretary for international communications and relations, said ...

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, by both mainstream media and alt_news commentators, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been torn by internecine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party now finds its core support among immigrant communities and university brainwashed media professionals, it has little need to concern itself with the white working class ...

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an assault on our right to free speech a British student has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

UK Taxman is 'ruthlessly' pursuing its own contract staff for potential six-figure bills in unpaid tax
The tax service had decided we were using the self employed status to avoid National Insurance Employers Contributions (a sanitized name for a British payroll tax,) as the self employed were not liable for this levy. By reinterpreting a law in such an extreme way it stretched words beyond any literal meaning, the taxman decided we should all set up limited companies, with ourselves as the only employee, thus making our employers, the quasi - companies, liable as our employers for the payroll tax.

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an outrageous assasult on our right to free speech a British student has claimed he has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he has been told he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

Right wing in Spain is booming – Expect A Shock Result In Elections

The election, which will be spain's third in under four years, is a further sign of an increasingly fragmented political scene in one of the EU's larger states, with the strength of Catalonia‘s independence movement, and the revival of the Basque separatist movement having been given impetus by Calalonia's progress having dominated recent debate.

Top CBS Reporter Admits "Mostly Liberal" Journalists Are Now "Political Activists"
This news story is not going to come as a surprise to our readers, but although its a US newsman blowing the whistle on mainstream media bias, things are just the same over the British side of the pond.
CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has broken ranks and admitted that journalists have lost their objectivity and become "political activists."

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been tprn by internicine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament for one of London's most fashionable inner city communities, became its leader. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party is now the rich, trendy, virtue signalling party.

Facebook Negotiating Multibillion-Dollar US Fine As UK Labels "Digital Gangsters"
Facebook and its executives were labeled "digital gangsters" by a UKParliamentary inquiry into the social media giant's abuse of users privacy. The company should immediately be subject to statutory regulation the report published at the conclusion of the 18-month investigation by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport  parliamentary committee recommended ...

Navratilova reignites criticism over transgender women in sports


Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has again come under fire for comments about transgender women in sport, reiterating her belief that some of the rules currently in place are “insane and cheating,” and unfair to other women.

Navratilova predictably attracted a lot of hate attacks from left wing idiots and transgender fascists back in December 2018 when she tweeted: “You can't just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women.

Doctors admit vaccines are harmful and turn our immune systems against us
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently included vaccine skeptics – people who are hesitant to vaccinate themselves or their children because they are concerned about the potential health risks – on their annual along with serious dangers like superbugs, climate change, the Ebola virus, HIV and air pollution. The WHO claims that “vaccine hesitancy” increases the risk of a resurgence in diseases they claim are fully preventable through vaccination.

Spanish Socialist Budget Fails As Budget Rejected; New Elections Expected


We predicted lasat year when the socialist leader Pedto Sancjez usurped the Spanish government after the collapse of the minority government led by Mariano Rajoy collapsed, could not last. In a widely expected but destabilizing development, Spanish conservatives and pro-independence Catalonians voted to back a slate of amendments to a government budget on Wednesday by a wide margin of 191 votes out of 350,

Project Fear: NHS Stockpiling Body Bags As No Deal Brexit Looms

Those who hold democracy in contempt and will do anything they possible can, legal or otherwise, to overturn the Referendim result and keep us in the EU have just come over all Spinal Tap and turned the Project Fear fake news generator up to eleven. Ever since the reult of the 2016 Brexit referendum was anounced, the scare stories about the dire consequences of leaving the EU have broken in mainsytream news seemingly at a rathe onf one a minute.

Big Data is here, How do we protect our privacy?"


If you haven't heard of Big Data you either haven't been living on this planet or you're an ostrich and bury your head in the sand. Bid data when coupled with Artificial Intelligence can, we are told, tell us how busy the shops are long before the accountants had added up the months takings, how much metal the big warehouses are hoarding or whether office space is in high demand in a particular area.

BBC Journalist Allegedly Likens Working Class Men to ‘Amazonian Cannibals’
It's always entertaining when lefties forget they are supposed to believe in equality, tolerance and diversity and show what nasty little snobs they really are. BBC political magazine show Panorama’s John Sweeney is reported to have been caught referring to working-class men as being like “cannibals from Amazonia” in an undercover video released by leftie hate figure, former EDL leader Tommy Robinson.

Mother Arrested in Front of Children for Calling Trans Activist a Man
In the UK's latest and probably looniest example of politically correct fascism, police arrested a mother in the presence of her children. Her Crime? She called a male to female transexual a man on Twitter. 38-year-old Kate Scottow, told reporters she was “arrested in my home by three officers, with my ten-year-old daughter and 20-month-old son present” in comments posted to the Mumsnet online forum,

European Union Goes The Full Nine Orwells
Some years ago a bloogger we know created an award for government and corporate schemes involving misinformation, censorship or fake narratives. The Golden Orwells were given to any story revealing suppression or distortion of truth that registered on our Orwell-Huxley-Dick dystopianometer (OHD) scale, named in honour of the three twentieth century prophets of social decay ...

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Persecution By Islamic Extremists
The EU’s largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturs other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report. The religious minority was terrorized by the “Islamic State” during the militant group’s campaign in Iraq and Syria and hundreds, possibly thousands of Yazidi women were raped and used as sex slaves by IsIS terrorists.

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Presecution By Islamic Extremists Germany, with its ruling elite of hand wringing, breast beating, teeth - gnashing, politically correct virtue signallers is showing its true colours as, in common with neighbour Sweden, a hypocritical regime that will give Muslims a free pass to rapoe and kill (because they've been persectued,) but will not act to protect minorities persecuted by extremist governments in counties run by Islamic fundamentalists. The EU's largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturing other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer and fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report.

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news is news which broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. It debases information in the same way that a capricious tyrant might debase a currency. It tells you how to think.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk
Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. Tusk held nothing back on Wednesday when commenting on Brexit. Tusk tweeted: "I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted #Brexit, without even a plan how to carry it out safely."

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Google parent Alphabet reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of $39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

The Full Nine Orwells
How The EU Abandoned The Concept Of Truth

Though we were forwarned of what was to come, the EU has now launched its Action Plan against Disinformation. Based on the ideas of French boy president Emmanuel Macron, the plan's purpose, is apparently to "protect its democratic systems and public debates from disinformation ahead of the 2019 European elections. And M. Macron, with the backing of the EU, intends to spread the authoritarian EU's propaganda the incontrovertible truths that there is no dissatisfaction with EU policy except in Britain and Italy ... and Hungary ...... and Poland and ...,

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. There is a certain type of fiat news, however, which should be denounced where it rears its head ...

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws
One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Holding company Alphabet of which Google is a subsidiary, reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of 39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk


Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk, now EU Council President, released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. His comments were condemned by the unionist DUP party, which wants to nix the only thing the EU and UK agree on.

January 2019

US Democrats Supernut Proposes Green - Politically Correct New Deal
Alexandria Ocasdio - Cortez is a truly wonderous human being. The newly inaugurated congress woman for a New York district manages to simultaneously sit on every green or politically correct bandwagon currently rolling even though, like the rest of us, she only has one arse. In her latest delusional outburst this darling of brain - fried millennials claims to have formulated a way to fix environmental problems and abolish racism. And it only involves spending $$$ a few trillion.

Latests EU Attack On Italy's Salvini Shows The Elite Are Scared
A court in Sicily has allowed proceedings against Italian Eurosceptic leader of The League and all-around pain-in-the-arse for The Davos Crowd, Matteo Salvini. In what must be one of the most ludicrous EU efforts to silence nationalist leaders ahead of elections to the European Parliament, judges ruled Salvini should stand trial for the charge of kidnapping migrants held on boats off Italy’s shores.

The Finns fight back – after multiple cases of child rape Soldiers of Odin patrol the streets of Oulu
In response to government failure to deal with rising numbers of rapes and assaults on Finnish children by immigrant men, a vigilante group Soldiers of Odin has started patrolling streets the streets and public places in Oulu, the most northerly city in the world outside Russia, in response to multiple cases of rape and sexual assault committed against Finnish children by immigrant men

Week 11 Of Yellow Vests unrest keeps pressure on Macron
France’s yellow vest protesters hit the streets again last weekend. It's reported that numbers were up, not only in Paris but also in many provcincial centres where protests took place. This keeps pressure on President Macron, who can only rant about divisions in the movement as if they are an organised political force rather than a spontaneous expression of outrage by random groups of citizens.

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Speaking at the World Economic Forum last week, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned that the world is “losing the race” on climate change as he demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord. “Climate change is the defining issue of our time”, he told an audience at the annual WEF jolly for the super rich in Davos, Switzerland ...

Most Absurd Brexit Claim Ever: "30-Year Recession, Worse Than 1930s
Writing in that repository of all left wing and globalist idiocies The Guardian, writer Amelia Hill makes the nonsensical assertion UK cannot simply trade on WTO terms after no-deal Brexit, offering only the opinions of left wing and globalist ‘experts’ in support of her case. Here’s a sample ...

Friendly fraud: Facebook Encouraged Kids To Spend Fortunes On Online Games

May Nearing A Brexit Deal Breakthrough? The UK Parliament is rumoured in some quarters to be nearing a breakthrough in negotiations that will enable an altered version of Prime Minister Theresa May's sellout deal with the European Union to be accepted by elected representatives. It is thought a proposal by Graham Brady, leader of the Conservative rank and file (back benchers) which would throw out the hated 'Irish backstop'

Mad Mac Macron attacks Brexit, Threatens Yellow Vests

The UK’s Leave vote in the Brexit refererndum was caused by misplaced “anger” and foreign disinformation, a raving mad Emmanuel Macron told French audiences, warning critics of his globalist, authoritarian regime in France to beware “people who manipulate you with miracle ideas”. Hang on! Wasn't Mad Mac elected on the strength of 'miralcle ideas' less than two years ago?

Sweden Appoints Anti-Semitic Hippie Lunatic as Cultural Minister in New Government
After months of negotiations, the Socialist Democrats have formed a coalition government together with the Green party. And the catastropic result of that for the people of Sweden is the appointment of Amanda Lind as Culture Secretary. Only hours after being appointed she plunged into controversy, praising amongst others Mehmet Kaplan, calling him a “pioneer” and “hero”. Kaplan is an Islamic extremist with known links to The Muslim Brotherhood ...

College Teaches Ed. Students How To "Combat Toxic Masculinity"

Students at Lewis and Clark College’s Graduate School of Education (a teacher training college,) will be able from spring 2019 to enrol on a course that will teach them to recognise and deal with toxic masculinity in the classroom. Participants who complete the course will have “a lesson plan based on an idea or strategy presented during sessions, and will return to their classrooms with strategies to combat toxic masculinity.”

Facebook Slides After Report Claims 50% Of Its Users Are Fake
As it is Burns day we think the words of Scotland's national poet serve pereftly as a warning to Silicon Valley nerds with world domination ambitions: "The best lain schemes o' mice and men gang aft agley."
One such world domination wannabe for whom things have gang agely in the past year is Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg. But as badly as things have gone for Facebook since the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal broke one year ago, in conformation of Murphy's law ("No matter how bad things are thery can always get worse," a new report froma team of researchers, led by a former coleague of Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard who helped Zuck create one of the original Facebook prototypes, suggests the reality of the company's circumstances is even more dire than investors realize.

No Deal, No Problem: World Runs On WTO Rules These Days - OECD Chief
As the deadlock in the UK Paliament over Brexit continues and the political establishment mainstream media panic over the prospect of the UK leaving the EU with no trade deal, José Ángel Gurría Treviño, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has confirmed that the world’s advanced economies are “absolutely” able to cope with a No Deal Brexit, and that the OECD would help the United Kingdom to make it happen in “the most seamless possible way”.

Davos 2019: As 1500 Private Jests Descend On The Small Swiss Resort, Climate Change Is High On The World Economic Forum Agenda
Every year leading figures from business, politics and entertainment gather at the World Economic Forum to discuss the world's most pressing problems. This year's theme is "Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the the Fourth Industrial Revolution". The summit is a meeting of the global influencers from politics to business, culture and the media. During the week these elite will meet and discuss a range of topics, including the economy, climate change and international relations.

Teenage Girl Felt Like 'Just A Toy To Mess About With', Court Told

A teenager who was groomed to have sex with a group of Muslim men told a jury in Bradgord Crown Court the abuse made her feel was “just a toy to mess with.” Now in her mid-twenties, the woman told the Court she turned to alcohol and cocaine and started self - harming as coping mechanisms. She was coerced into having sex with the men in turn after they began arriving at her house when she was 16, she alleged.

Yellow Vests Protest Merkel-Macron Plan To Integrate Defence, Foreign Policy

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the German Yellow Vest movement who were out protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments ...

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange the French-German friendship treaty during the signing ceremony, on January 22, 2019 in the town hall of Aachen, western Germany. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the Yellow vest movement. This time it is the German branch of the movement who were out in the streets protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, a plot not mentioned by mainstream media but on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments

The Yellow Vests, Deplorables and Gammons Are Here To Stay

The Gilets Jaunes (yellow vest)movement, which began as a Facebook group for dissatisfied French drivers almost a year ago and since the Macron government proposed a hike in fuel taxes for petrol and diesel cars spakred the first street protests, has mushroomed into a people's rebellion against globalism and corporatism. It has worried the French establishment and succeeded in forcing the usually arrogant and imperious President Macron into offering what globalist fellow travellers in mainstream media call major concessions from the government,

The Davosocracy Gang Gather As Globalism Goes Into Retreat Worldwide

As is usual at this point in January the world’s financial and political elite are assembling in the Davos - Kloisters ski resort in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum. These people, who have travelled by private jet, often half way round the wold to get to the jolly, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties, i.e. a totalitarian world government made up of appointees from the political, business and academic elite...

'Yellow Vests' Protests Becoming A Revolution - 10th Weekend of Civil Unrest in France
Yellow vest demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for the 10th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests titled "Act 10". Protesters filled the streets of Paris and other cities in France, with thousands of police standing guard. Earlier, President Emmanuel Macron launched his “national debates” on the crisis.

Liberal News SiteBuzzFeed Pillorioed On Social Media After Fake News 'bombshell' on Mueller & Trump
Since Trump's vicory in the 2016 election wild accusations that he collaborated with the Russian government have been flung about none of which have been supported by a shred of credible evidence. This week the strongly liberal buzzfeed online news site ran a story that Trump ordered his lawyer to lie to Congress, left leaning media went into meltdown ...

Google Staff Outrage When Boss Uses The Word Family - It's sexist, HomophobiC and Offensive

A Google executive has 'trigggered' many of the fragile snowflakes employed by the wannabe World Domination Corp. by using the word “family” in a weekly, corporate presentation, according to internal documents leaked to The Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF).Many employees became angry when the word was used while discussing a product marketed to children, because it implied that families have children, the documents reveal.

Furious Yellow Vest protestors Clash with police ahead of Macron's summit with Mayors
France's crisis surrounding the presidency of Emmanuel Macron’s and his elitist style of governing continued to escalate today as poll showed Marcon's approval ratings plummeting to new lows and protestors staging angry demonstrations across the country. The so called Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) protests which started in November have previously been confined to weekends but are now starting to take place throughout the week.

Brexit Is Now About More Than Leaving The EU

Until now we have not posted anything in the past few days on Brexit. Our position is well know to our readers, let's face it, the saturation coverage left nothing new to be said. The whole thing is a craptangle, but it was obvious from when the Conservative Party engineered a situation in which Theresa May was left as the only candidate for the leadership that there could be no other outcome.

Asia Bibi Case Shows UK Government Loves Extremists, Bans Those Persecuted By Extremism
In November 2018 it was reported by mainstream media that the Pakistani Christian mother of five, Asia Bibi (aslo called Ayissa Noreen), imprisoned and sentenced to death by a Muslim court in Pakistan for drinking from a cup used by Muslim women, after having her sentence commuted, was released to live in a fundamentalist Muslim community. Though fearing for her own life and the lives of her children Asia was not offered political asylum by the British government

Sweden to end months without a government
Since the inconclusive election in September 2018, in an example of the pro EU, globalist political establishment showing contempt for the democratically expressed wishes of the people, Sweden has been without an effective government as establishment parties, supported by mainstream media and the EU conspired to deny the Eurosceptic Sweden Democrats the share of power they had earned at the election...

55 Men Arrested over Alleged Child Sex Abuse in Bradford Area, England

West Yorkshire Police have arrested 55 men in connection with alleged historic child sexual abuse. Detectives investigating allegations grooming and sexual abuse of under age girls and vulnerable young women in the Kirklees region of Yorkshire have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. Arrests in the case began back in November 2018, but details have only just ben released. The individuals were arrested from addresses in West Yorkshire Police revealed today.

First Swedish Yellow Vest Protest -Female speaker: “Put feminism on hold for 10-20 years”
A Demonstration held in central Stockholm last weekrnd was the first major event in Sweden to feature Yellow Vests. There have been previous small protests by groups of people wearing the symbolic yellow vests but the weekend's even represents an escalation in support of the movement. This time, people gathered at Norrmalmstorg to show their dissatisfaction with how Sweden is governed.

LITTLE ISTANBUL: Turkish Muslims have made Germans feel like foreigners in their own country When Turks buy a building, they don’t allow any German people to move in. The next thing you know, there is a mosque and soon the whole neighborhood has become a ‘NO GO Zone’ for non-Muslims.

Globalisation, The Davosocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who found fame (or notoriety perhaps,) as the first academic to propose the theory of the “Great Replacement (link goes to French language video),” aired his thoughts to news reporters about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, giving his opinion that the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

Globalisation, The Davocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who was the first academic to propose the theory of the “>Great Replacement ” aired his thoughts about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, saying the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

UK academic says Integrity Initiative fatally hurt by leaks
The Integrity Initiative, a UK based NGO set up to combat fake news by spreading the fake news governments want us to see is in trouble, in fact some of its critics say it is so damaged by leaks revealing the organisation dismissed true reports as misinformation and promoted goverment favourable narratives which were fabricated to divert and distract attention from those organisations trying to report events with integrity ...

Macron May Trigger EU Wide Crisis With Yellow Vest Crackdown
With no sign of an end to their protests, the Yellow Vest movement looks to have created the perfect storm of economic, political and social problems for political novice turned national leader, President Emmanuel Macron [ ... ] Ignoring the problem made him look weak. All he can do to get himself out of the situation is forget his globalist handlers, put France first, resign and step aside for new elections,

'Hate Speech' Convictions In Sweden Soar Tenfold As Government Cracks Down On Critics Of It's Loonytoons Migration Policy
Swede Tomas Åberg, who leads online hate speech monitoring vigilante monitoring “Näthatsgranskaren” w tax funds hich is funded by taxpayers money to carry out the task it's self - righteous supporters appointed themselves for, that of mass reporting European Swedes who write critical coments about mass immigration and its damaging effects on society on Facebook and other social media sites.

Google is the enemy and must be destroyed, or freedom dies forever
"Don't be evil," the corporate motto read in the early days, although that has now been dropped because it became something of an embarrassment when people worked out it was incomplete, the full version read, "Don't be evil, that's our job."The Google empire is anything but a force for good ...

Organizer Of Macron’s ‘Grand Debate’ With Yellow Vests Is One Of His Elitist cronies
Macron's plan for a nationwide public debate, seeking on the Gilets Jaunes protests, got off to a start typical of the Marcon administration's bumbling incompetence. As arrangements were made for launching the campaign, which promised to give the people a voice, the spotlight immediately fell on to the extravagant salary being paid to the government official responsible for organizing it.

Prominent Hedge Fund Manager Sees Dollar Losing Reserve Currency Status
While the liberal democracies, having allowed Cultural Marxists to infiltrate government at every level and implement socially and economically disruptive policies Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater, the world's biggest Hedge Fund believes now is a good time to reflect on China’s progress towards its goal of replacing the USA as the world's most powerful nation.

UK Government Loves Extremists, bans Opponents Of Extremism
If it sometimes seems possible to the causual obsrver that the UK government has greater committment to Islam than to serving the interests of Christian and secular people who make up the vast majority of the population, it will seem blatantly obvious after you have read this article.

After Triggering Mass Migration Crisis, Germany Bribing Foreigners To Leave
Though Angela Merkel clings to power the effects of her 'open doors' immigration policy damage Germany. It may amuse nationalists to observe as, with one face the pledges support for a United Nations initiative to open all national borders, while with the other she tries to persuade German voters she has listened to public opinion and understands her mass immigration policy is abhorred by a majority of voters ...

De — Dollarisation: More Nations backing Away From The US$
In a year which saw the global geopolitical spiralling back towards cold war polarisation, with the weaponisation of currencies, the global community is dividing into two camps, those nations that still support using the US$, and those that favour the new methods of settling accounts through technological payment systems that need no reserve curencies, only a few trusted currencies.

Japanese researchers develop a prototype humandroid to replace human labourers
There's no doubt about it, scientidts are a creepy - weird, dangerously obsessive bunch of wankers. They would rather be machines than people. But to stop them feeling like emotionally crippled losers because of their machine - like behaviour, they want to replace all the rest of us with machines. Now I can understand why scientists want to develop sex robots ...

Is The UK Foolish To Leave The EU

This question, worded slightly differently, comes up innumerable times in comment or Q & A threads on websites. Here's a near pefect answer from a fellow warrior for liberty and opponent of Euronaziism,
Barney Lane: Is Brexit a foolish idea? Brexit means Britain is in the EU but is now leaving it. Which part is foolish, the being in part or the leaving part?

Leaked Documents Reveal Facebook's Biased, Convoluted Censorship Policies
Since the phrase 'fake news' entered the vernacular, Facebook has employed thousands of human moderators to identify what is and is not acceptable content to be posted on the censorious social media website, not to replace the 'Artificial Intelligence' automated moderation system but to make the judgements 'Artificial Intelligence' cannot

The Importance Of Freedom Of Speech and Information
Politically Correct attitudes try to dictate to us how we should behave towards each other with the emphasis on not saying anything likely to cause offence (sic),which seriously inhibits our right to express opinions. Well let’s be straight, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger and hurt feelings never killed anybody.

Yellow Vests Don’t Take Christmas Vacations
For the seventh weekend in succession protestors in Yellow Vests (the Gilets Jaunes) have been out in the streets of Paris, making a public spectacle of their disillusionment with the elists government of President Emmanuel Macron. In spite of Chrstmas celebreations the yellow vests continued their bid to forece the resignation of Macron.

Security Expert: Sweden is “On the Way to Civil War”


International security consultant Olle Fjordgren has issued a stark warning that his native Sweden is “on the way to civil war” as a result of the problems caused by mass immigration, a soft justice system that often seems to blame victims of crime as much as the prepetrators, and inability to tackle lawlessness among immigrants in the country’s expanding “no go zones” where crime is rampant.

Sweden: Authorities cancel traditional Christmas concerts, promote Islamic events
Sweden’s, and perhaps the world’s largest outdoor Christmas concert “Oh Holy Night”, which traditionally airs on Christmas Eve each year, has been cancelled, SVT news reports. This is most likely part the Swedish governmenmt's policy of suppressing European traditions in order not to offend migrants, Muslim extremists, who steal, rape and murder in the knowledge that courts will be lenient because "asking immigrant to obey Swedish law is racist ...

Extremist Muslim Group Influence Government Report On IslamophobiaControversial Muslim activist group MEND, which has ben involved in promoting extremism as well as lobbying the government in support of further Islamification of british institutions, has “exerted decisive intellectual influence” in the government's first report from a think tank looking at Islamophobia in Britain, according to a research note.

Media’s hyping of Russia threat a ‘grotesque absurdity’ says veteran investigative reporter John Pilger
Investigative journalist John Pilger has called out the “grotesque absurdity” of those in the Western media who hype the so-called threats from Russia and China to Cold War levels, in an interview with RT’s Going Underground.

Rape Gang Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Oxford School Girl
Following on from a previous report on this page, about an Oxford grooming gang that lured young girls to their "shag wagon", three men have been now been found guilty of historic sexual offences against an Oxford school girl who was groomed and raped from the age of 14.

UN Migration Pact: Which Governments Are Prepared To Sell Out Their People?
The United Nation’s Global Compact for migration since being discussed and adopted by leaders and opinion makers from around the world at the Marrakech conference in Morocco this month, it has had a very divisive effect around the world from both the public and their respective governments as wannabe global government The United Nations Organisation seeks to make migration a human right

“Britain’s political class could see a revolution like they’ve never seen before,” yellow vests UK warn
Yellow Vest movement hits UKThe Yellow Vest movement, which started in france and has spread to The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Spain is not on course to end anytime soon, with British activists taking to the streets of London last Friday. They donned the appropriate hi vis waistcoats and blocked traffic on Westminster Bridge, one of the main rover crossings in London, chanting pro-Brexit slogans.

Yellow Vests Week 5 And Bare Breasted Mariannes
After France’s Yellow Vests rebellion turned violent last week during the fourth week of protest against the government of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

Bare-Breasted ‘Mariannes’ Confront Macron’s Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France’s rebellion of the Yellow Vests protest against the globalist, elitist government of Emmanuel Macronturned violent last week this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Again vast number of police, around 70,000 according to unofficial reports, have been mobilized across France in an effort to suppress the protesters,

Bare-Breasted 'Mariannes' Confront Macron's Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France's rebellion of the Yellow Vests turned violent last week during the fourth wek of protest against the globalist, elitist govertnment of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend's protests (week 5) saw a futher escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is a government for the rich and for foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

The Truth About Climate Change Is Not On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone was once a decent music magazine, in fact my title references a Dr. Hook song lyric which made the claim that you have ‘arrived’ when you get your picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone. Alas, like so much connected with music, entertainment and Hollywood, The Rolling Stone has disappeared up its own arse. Now, instead of sticking with what it is good at, Rolling Stone fancies itself as a left wing opinion maker ...

EU To Reduce Dependence On US Dollar As Sanctions Hit Trade With Iran
Plans to reduce European Union dependence on the US dollar have been rumoured for a while now, as China’s alternative to the Petrodollar continues to gain strength. The EU is not signing up to the move by Russia, China and the other BRICS bloc nations to replace the dollar but are thinking involvement with the emerging economies bid to break US economic hegemony will improve the 27 member Union’s ability to run an independent foreign policy ...

G20 Elitists Club Teetering On The Edge Of The Abyss
Ten years after The G20 first convened to bring together the leaders of world’s main powers and controllers of natural resources. The Group of 20 was doomed from the start. Russia and China were never going to agree to US economic hegemony, the European Union nations were never going to accept Saudi Arabian human rights abuses and some of the third world nations were never going to be happy with the liberal west's LGBT rights.

Mass Arrests In Paris As “Gilets Jaunes” Protests Go Into Third Week, Spread To Belgium
As the violent protests of the so?—?called Gilets Jaunes (Yellow vests,) which have spread to most major cities in France, with protestors angry at the policies of elitist president Emmanuel Macron, which they claim ignore the interests of the working and middle classes and favour the elites and the globalist corporations who support the move towards a federasl European superstate.

November 2018

UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents
After Mark Zuckerberg has twice failed to respond to a summons to answer questions in front of a UK Parliamentary investigation into Facebook’s failure to protect users privacy, and hold accountable for the Cambridge Analytica data breach outrage, the U.K. Parliament has seized a cache of Facebook’s confidential documents

SJWs Infiltrate Google?—?Organise Rebellion Of The Humandroids
Thousands of Google employees staged walkouts in offices around the world earlier this month in protest at the company’s bias toward white males in its hiring policy and the alleged protection of senior employees accused of sexual harassment and assault.

Have Mainstream Media Seen Through Facebook And Google At Last Mainstream media has seen through Google and Facebook at last, it seems. For years print and broadcast news have heaped praise on digital media while tech corporations like Google and Facebook censored content and filtered their rivals pages out of search results.

The Full Orwell - UK Government Comes Over All Big Brother
In a stealthy, or to be more accurate, creepy move that bypasses the democratic process the British government, without debate in our elected assembly, without media coverage and without the authority of law, the UK Government has usurped to itself the power to take biometric data from all of us and store it in ...

The Dark Motives Behind The FUKUS axis Regime Change In Libya


At around that time, a coalition of western powers, France, The UK and The USA (the FUKUS axis,) had deposed the Libyan dictator Muammar Gadaffi and turned Libya from the most prosperous and socially advanced nation on the African continent to a chaotic failed state with three rival factions, the Islamists, tribal warlords and gangsters all claiming to be the legitimate government.

Nations Rebel Against The UN Migration Pact The UN's Global Compact for Migration sets out nonbinding guidelines for an integrated approach to international migration. DW looks at the agreement and at why some nations are vehemently against it. The compact is based on belief that the world needs to cooperate if massive migration flows are to be managed in a humane manner, while still taking account of the values of state sovereignty ...

Russian Gold Reserves Hit Putin-Era High, Buying Frenzy Accelerates
The move to dump the US dollar as the main reserve currency for international trade seems to be gatherinmg momenum in spite of US sanctions mania when smaller countries will not obey wasdhington's diktat.

Bloomberg's Yuliya Fedorinova and Olga Tanas report today that the Bank of Russia has more than doubled its monthly gold purchases, bringing the share of bullion in its international reserves to the highest of Putin’s 17 years in power, according to World Gold Council data.

Genetically Engineering The Apocalypse

Scientists tend to get carried away with enthusiasm fort theor latest idea, which they invariably claim will bring great benefits to humankind. The problem with such enthusiasm is, with their minds focused on prestigious awards, research grants and lucrative publishing deals, these rather immature people do not often think of the undesirable consequences of their creations.


October 2018

Top Cop Slams Politicised ‘Hate Crime’ Obsession, Demands Focus on Real Crime

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

gettyimages-898778760-640x480 Most British people agree police have lost control of the streets because of politically correct government policies

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Chair Sara Thornton CBE also said she did not want to see “misogyny” and offensive comments about women specified in law as hate crimes. One can only hope she feels the same about truthful criticisms of Islam, which glorifies misogyny, violence and rape.

Grooming Gangs: Police Ignored Mother's Pleas to Find Charlene Because She Was Working Class

Elites Losing The War On Cash? Sweden U-Turns On 'Cashless Society' Agenda
Sweden was leading the the War On Cash, the ruling elite had pushed the idea that a cashless society would protect citizens from crime and be more convenient. There was no mention that in a cashless society we would completely surrender control of our money to banks, and our privacy in financial matters to government security agencies...

Presentiment?—?Can Your Body Sense Future Events Without Any External Clue?

Recent work at the limits of scientific enquiry is looking at the phenomenon of presentiment (knowing stuff is going to happen before it happens) Research in this area is discovering our bodies may anticipate events below our level of normal consciousness. This is entirely consistent with the work already done in the physics associated field, Quantum Entanglements.

Lancashire Bans ‘Cruel' Halal Meat From Schools, But Some Councils ‘Kow-tow to Islam’ and Serve Halal
In a rare example of politicians putting British values first, Lancashire council voted to cease serving meat from animals that are not stunned before slaughter in schools. Although it signals a step in the right direction after a decade of leftists pushing officials towards favouring Islamic communities over Secular and Christian citizens, around one in 10 UK councils are still supplying sharia compliant halal meat to schools .

Scaremongering IPCC Pushes Climate Hysteria With Latest Doomsday Report
Those discredited jokers, gropers and fake scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have surpassed themselves in the idiocy stakes in their latest report (Summary for Policy Makers linked below). It is just a rephrased version of the farrago of adjusted data, dubious science, wailing and gnashing of teeth and eco-fascistic edicts on how we shall all live our lives in the future.

Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam…The plan is no gift to the masses, but a tool for our further enslavement
A daft idea from socialist intellectual idiots that has quickly acquired sacred cow status among the mindless mobs that make up 'the left' is Universal Basic Income. Among the most prominent champions of UBI are a clutch of Silicon Valley billionaires, whose complete lack of ethical awareness and track record for exploiting low paid workers should make us wonder why we continue to support their shoddy products.

Censorship Comes To The Internet - Goodbye Free Speech
Censorship has always been a sore point in democratic societies, without the right to free speech democracy does not exist. So why have we for years now been willing to tolerate the efforts of Silicon Valley high tech corporations and their left - leaning (that's left as in Chairman Mao or Pol Pot,) been willing to tolerate this.

How Many Times Can Dr. Merkel-Who Regenerate Her Government
>This week the new series of Doctor Who launched amid much ballyhoo about The Doctor being played for the first time by a woman. While many pedantic Whooverans are appalled and complain that the lead role belongs to a man, in my opinion Jodie Whittaker (best known to date for Broadchurch,) the thirteenth Doctor Who, looks as if she may be the best Doctor since David Tennant.


Algorithms Are No Better At Telling The Future Than Tarot Cards Or A Crystal BallAccording to a new report “An increasing number of businesses are investing in advanced technologies that can help them forecast the future”. It’s true , almost every day we see supposedly intelligent people who believe that with things called ‘Data Science’, ‘Artificial Intelligence,’ and ‘Big Data’, machines can already be relied on to make better decisions than humans, and that soon computers will surpass us in actual intelligence.

E.U. Parliament Members Call for Facebook Audit, Competition Law Overhaul
Though not widely reported (well the proceedings were boring,) a number of parliamentary hearings in the European Parliament and the elected assemblies of member nations, have investigated Facebook’s user data breach scandal involving the data thieves Cambridge Analytica. European Union MEPs, including those from Britain have called for a full audit of the social media company and an overhaul of E.U. competition law.

Vaccine Damaged Child Compensated By US Special Vaccine Court. As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor’s word that vaccines are safe and necessary. But their faith in those promises was shaken in 2001, when their 3-month-old daughter, Angelica, developed life-threatening seizures and brain damage just three days after getting several vaccinations.

How Many More Lives Does Angela Merkel Have Left?
Germany was the most prosperous and stable democracy in Europe under Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel until she won her third term as Chanellor. That victory had the same effect as being declared divine once had on Roman Emperors. Merkel began to believe she could change the world by supporting schemes to unite Europe under a single government and flood the continent with third world migrants. And she believed she could succeed because Germans, the ignorant masses, would march in lockstep behind her.


Supreme Court Fiasco Shows The US Democratic Party Is No Friend Of Democracy
A look at the way efforts by the US Democratic Party to shaft Trump have backfired on them. Trump is no politician for sure, he's undiplomatic, confrontational, crude, economical with the truth when it suits him, and very direct in expressing his views (a change from the mealy mouthed equivocation favoured by most politicians, but whatever his failings, he's a smart operator and he's outwitting the Democrats every time.

How Can The 'Left' Talk Of Equality When They Don't Tolerate Diversity Of Opinion
One of the first things I learned at my Grandfather's knee was the importance of free speech and of exposure to different ides and shades of opinion. Grandad had been a member of the Labour party before World War One and had lived through the class wars early in the twentieth century. My Dad was a Labour man too, until as a newspaper reporter, he learned things about socialism that shocked him.

Brexit has terrified 'Brussels bubble' - German insider The EU elite "lost faith in their own appeal and abilities" following the Brexit referendum vote and the surge in support for nationalist parties. The knee jerk response of the Brussels bubble was to try (and fail) to punish Britain for defing Brussels in the same way as they had punished small nations like Greece, Portugal and Ireland, which in their perception was the only way to prevent the EU breaking apart.

How Russia plans to disentangle its economy from US dollar
The Russian Finance Ministry this week officially revealed a plan to end the country's dependence on the US dollar for foreign trade. Economic analysts are warning it will be a long process, but Russia and China, with support from Iran and a number of other oil rich countriies whose oil trade is restricted by US use of the petrodollar to manipulate makets, are several years along the road to economic independence alredy ... MORE in Currency Wars

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