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Why The Intellectual Elitie Truly Despise People They Pretend To Care About

by Ian R Thorpe
3 May 2012

In his book The Intellectuals and The Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia, 1880-1939 (review - Google Books) comments on the elitism and intellectual snobbery of leading left wing academics and writers from the late nineteenth to the mid twentieth century.

Professor Carey's book identifies modernism as a way of thinking born out of a snobbish revulsion among people in the higher levels of society to the spread of literacy and popular culture among the working classes. Modernism, Carey says, is less a cultural movement motivated by certain aesthetic and spiritual imperatives than a closing of ranks by social cabal. Its chief ambition is to exclude people from outside the cultural and intellectual elites from the enjoyment and understanding of culture, music, literature and such. To this end the self-appointed elitists of culture, commerce and politics may bask in their imagined superiority which is affirmed every time they look down from their lofty heights at 'the little people.'.

Or, to put it in a colloquial phrase we can easily tell the cultural value of a thing: If a lot of people like it, it must be crap. In this sense, modernism is fundamentally "antidemocratic" and quite possibly veering sharply towards a kind of fascism.

"Intellectuals could not, of course, actually prevent the masses from attaining literacy," Professor Carey explains. "But they could prevent them reading literature by making it too difficult for them to understand - and this is what they did. The early twentieth century saw a determined effort, on the part of the European intelligensia, to exclude the masses from culture."

Quite true. Most modern poetry that earns the acclaim of literature professors and the kind of critics who set the standards for this new elite is so deliberately obscure, so brutal in its torturing of language, as to defy any attempt to make sense of it. I am a fan of poetry and have seen my own published published and yet am mystified by the egomaniacal babbling of most modernists. Their work has no structure of theme, mostly it is a self indulgent experiment in analysing the poet's own psyche.

The literary experiments of Mallarme, Eliot, Joyce, Virginia Woolf and others of that ilk were undertaken not with the intention of communicating ideas to a wide audience or for any aesthetic or spiritual reason but simply as an exercise in obfuscation. Literature is not unique in this, who can make any sense of the "installations" of modern artists and what is the point of an artwork if it requires a thousand - word explanation to give the viewer a clue about that it illustrates? Literature, books and poetry, does hold a special place in the weaponry of the new elite. If we cannot read and comprehend we can do little else.Books and poetry have the ability to educate and entertain simultaneously. Who among us has not at some time in their live loved a poem as much for it's rhythm and use of language as for it's message or moral. Even if it is a Dr. Seuss rhyme, something like Green Eggs and Ham, or a bit of nonesense like Lewis Carrol's Jabberwocky, there is a love of words, rhythm and variation of pace and tone to be gained from them.

The new elite, the "progressives" as they like to style themselves, like to sneer at popular fiction. They are wrong, it is the literary fiction presented as having superior quality they should despise. People who followed Bernard Cornwell's "Sharpe" series will have not only learned about Wellington's Iberian Campaign against Napoleon Bonaparte's French Empire and about early nineteenth century weapons, military tactics and politics, they will have also been offered some insights into how ordinary people fared in that brutal war. Likewise the books of John Steinbeck give us a vivid picture of California in and just after the Great depression, delivering the message in a more engaging way than some weighty social history written by the type of person who would sneer at Steinbeck's populism.

For those who would rather get a broad picture of history from an enjoyable novel than a detailed but dry and dusty text book I can recommend Cornwell's books on the Hundred Years War, Harlequin or The Archer's Tale describing events leading to and the actual siege of Crécy and Azincourt obviously about the well known, thanks to Shakespeare, battle of Agincourt.

The left's social engineering programme goes back a long way. Early in the twentieth century, seeing that the enfranchisement of the working classes and women would create a voting bloc capable of swaying every election, those who perceived themselves part of the elite but who were regarded as inferior by the old aristocracy and "old money" made a concerted effort to infiltrate the new political movements that represented the lower classes with the aim of creating a new political hegemony, a political and academic class sustained in power by the massive electoral clout of working class votes.

Clearly the masses aren't uniformly dull witted although perhaps viewed from the ivory towers intellectuals place themselves in, it is easy to perceive uniformity where there is in fact rich diversity . Anyone who doubts this need only visit Wanlochhead in Scotland. but as that is a rather expensive exercise, I'll go into travelogue mode and give you the quick tour.

Picture Credit: AA World Travel Library/Alamy Caption: Wanlockhead, where until the mid-20th century miners toiled to extract lead. Photograph: AA World Travel Library/Alamy
Pretty little Wanlockhead (link below) is the highest village in Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway the tourist information tells us. Approach it on a sunny day and it looks delightful, the tiny white-painted cottages nestling in the among the hills by fast flowing burns of clear water, the fibrous grass cropped short by sheep that wander freely, knowing the sparse traffic poses no threat. The reason most people come here is to see the lead mining museum.

It is no good looking for the museum building as you enter the village though, you're already in it. No lead has been extracted from the local mines since the mid-20th century, even though rich seams of the stuff, and other minerals run through the bedrock. The seams are too deep even for modern technology to make them either economic or safe. All that Wanlockhead has left is its pub, and its heritage. Hardly anyone lives there any longer, and it relies on its status as a mining museum – run by a village consortium – to pull in tourists.

It is the best type of museum because rather than exhibits the infrastructure of that old life is all still there, intact. After taking a look at some of the cottages, decked out as they would have been in the early 18th, 19th and 20th centuries , visitors led by a guide whose accent was made for reading aloud the poetry of Robert Burns venture 150 yards into the mine. The guide's Scottish accent reverberates with indignation as he describes what conditions were like for the miners.

The men worked in this tunnel for 10 hours a day, six days a week were, in the early nineteenth century, paid £20 a year. From that they had to provide their own tools, their own explosives, even their own candles, so it was dark, very dark. They began their working lives at eight years old. Many of the miners died in accidents. Because the material mined was lead there was no risk of firedamp, the explosive gas feared by coal miners, but lead holds more stealthy dangers. The inhabitants of this early industrial Klondyke who survived accidents died of lead poisoning. In Wanlockhead, back then, a 35-year-old was very old man.

The early workers built the walls of their cottages from stone, freely available in this landscape. But they had to get permission to take the turf and the heather to put on a roof. That belonged to the estate. If the estate wanted you out, they had the right to burn you out by setting the roof on fire; the roof that belonged to them. Even as we mock the politically correct posturings of the modern left it does no harm to remember the type of treatment dealt out by the powerful that caused Trade Unionism and Socialist movements to come into existence. Then as now however the elite despised the lower orders and regarded them as pitiable imbeciles not capable of being educated, behaving in civilised ways or appreciating the finer things in life.

As we reflect on those things they bring us to the real reason for our coming here. What ought to be becoming clear is that far from the dull witted brutes their remote and aloof masters imagined them to be, these people possessed an astonishing resilience that, with the help of their Presbyterian faith enabled them to work together together in community whose spirit acted to mitigate the adversities that life flung at them and to aspire to change things for the better.

The best way to get a sense of this in Wanlockhead is to spend some time looking in the library, the second oldest miners' subscription library in the world. Its eclectic collection of books was assembled by men who lived and worked in appalling conditions, endured soul destroying poverty and died young. Against the odds they managed to set money aside for books and for a place where these books could be kept, read, and shared. The library building also hosted meetings of the village's silver band, its quoits club and its curling club. Literature, music, sport, leisure – all these were nurtured, and paid for, by the miners themselves. No government grants in those days but that worked in their favour. There was no Nanny State to tell them what to think, no patronising social workers to sap their get-up-and-go, you see. No welfare, no rights, no easy distractions to featherbed them all and make them indolent.

The books in the library tell us these uneducated miners took their autodidactism seriously. There is little of a frivolous nature and few novels. The tourist guide explains there were dire punishments for those who suggested the acquisition of books deemed unsuitable by the strict Protestant pastors who wielded the moral power in the village. She suggests that brave soul who argued for, and won the right to read The Origin of Species might have made a better living in a circus, putting his head in the lion's mouth.

It was not just in the reading tastes of Wanlockheafd's miners that we can observe the vast gulf between the actual lives of working class people and the assumptions of left wing intellectuals who self righteously set about "saving the masses from deprivation and despair." The evidence is everywhere. During the industrial revolution that caused a great shift from rural areas to the towns just as a new middle class sprang up, the bourgeoisie or lower middle class, so new sub classes of the working classes merged. One of these was what became known as "the aspirational working class". When the Labour politician Ernest Bevin (1881 - 1951) gave us the line "Poverty of aspiration leads to poverty of spirit," he was not talking about modern aspirations, to live in a bigger house or own a car (in his lifetime any car was a luxury for many) but of a more spiritual aspiration, to make oneself a better person either by learning, changing values or by being an active member of the community.

All through the stratified working class people were active, in politics, cultural activities, hobbies and by being members of clubs and churches. In my part of England there was a great musical tradition, the Brass Bands. These were established by workers in coal mines and cotton mills, often sponsored by the owners, and achieved an extraordinarily high level of musical excellence. These bands which played a mix of classical, church and traditional music, were part of the fabric of community. Brass Band concerts on the bandstand in the park or sometimes in the town square were free entertainment for families. Often the origins of the bands were reflected in the names, The Grimethorpe Colliery Band, The Leigh Miners Welfare Band and (I'm not kidding now) The Back Dyke Mills Band comprised of workers at Black Dyke Woollen Mills in Queensbury, Yorkshire. The mills are closed now but with the word Mills dropped from the name they continue, despite protests from the Politically Correct Thought Police as the Black Dyke Band, insisting that hey had the name before it meant anything else The British movie Brassed Off starring Ewan McGregor and the late Pete Postlethwaite, though it may be too left wing in its sentiments for some, tells of the role the Brass Band played in those small industrial communities.

There were other cultural cultural activities going on too. Even small town could claim several dramatic, operatic or choral societies, there were Scientific clubs that usually met in the Mechanics Hall or a function room in a Working Men's club to talk about the lastest developments in science and technology, groups for artists and photographers, football and cricket teams of various levels and of course the churches. And all were open to everybody regardless of income or education. Far from a brutish rabble who were condemned by their ignorance to live in misery and despair the working classes lived in a vibrant society. There were the drunks, gamblers and wasters of course, those things are part of life but for the most part, people understood that not everybody can be a doctor, lawyer, business owner, consultant, college lecturer or celebrity. They had the grace to accept their lot and just get on with making the best of the hand life dealt them. And what they hated far more than their bosses were the patronising paternaslistic lefties who presumed to tell them how they should live their lives.

Another illustration of this concerns literature. Music Hall comedians had long made fun of the industrial areas, the ugliness of the towns, the way soot from factory chimneys blackened everything, the strange, guttural accents that owe as much to the old Viking and Celtic languages as to The Queens English and to the fact that thanks to our Viking and Celtic heritage many northern place names just sound funny. Oswaldtwistle, Barnoldswick, Cleckheaton and Mytholmroyd could be names of places where goblins live but they are real (my wife was born in Oswaldtwistle.) however the ultimate joke town was Wigan. Wigan was synonymous with poverty, pies (meat and potato pies,the staple diet of mine amd mill workers) and a brand of daftness that owed more to unworldliness that stupidity. The best joke about Wigan was it's pier. To late Victorian and early twentieth century audiences the word pier conjured up images of the gaudy pleasure piers at costal resorts, cast iron structure built out over the sea where in season there was always some kind of show it the pavilion at the end and along the length of which fortune tellers, ice cream vendors, souvenir merchants, tattooed ladies and tacky freak shows were arrayed. Wigan, 40 miles inland, boasted no such attractions, the "pier" was a landing stage on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, an older useage of the word.

Wiganers took it in good part, and laughed at the jokes but the bohemian left of the metropolitan elite took it on board as literal truth. In the finest bleeding heart style they took it upon themselves to help these unfortunate wretches who knew no better than to live like brutes. In the 1930s members of the Left Book Club decided what Wiganers really needed to raise their consciousness was somebody to write a book about them, a sociological tome describing their poverty and hopelessness. These London based intellectuals commissioned a young man from a well to do family who after a very expensive private education had worked as a colonial servant in India before moving to Paris to pursue a career as a writer to live in Wigan, study the lives of the poor and write something that would raise awareness of their plight.

The writer's name was Eric Blair and in lodging with several families in the town he was appalled at what he saw. Not at the vulgarity or brutishness of the people but at the appalling treatment they endured with a certain nobility. I have read many books that describe similar conditions endured by the urban and rural poor in the USA. The problem was that everybody knew how terrible the slums were, everybody was aware of the suffering caused by bad working conditions, damp homes and lack of facilities. And everyone thought something ought to be done about it ... by somebody else. This was the start of the era of big government. Power was being centralised in national government departments and municipalities, Church Parish Councils and local charities were being squeezed out of the picture. The one-size-fits-all solutions of big government seldom fit anybody properly, local problems need local solutions. It was also the start of the era of corporatism. Instead of factories and mines being owned by local families who lived in the community close to their workers, businesses were now owned by anonymous shareholders who lived miles away and had no sense of what was going on. That is not to say the local capitalists were perfect but the mean spirited tightwads subject to pressure because of the more acceptable conditions offered by some of their competitors.

Eric Blair was the opposite of a modern left winger, raging about equal rights or homophobia or the evils of smoking and alcohol but too delicate to address the innate conservatism of the working class, the problems of race or the failure of the education system, he had no time for what we would now call political correctness and its close kin multiculturalism and moral relativism, instead he wrote of what he observed with a cold fury but saved for the people of Wigan that he came to know, a warm admiration as he described their resilience and cheerfulness. Of one man whose family he lodged with he said "That he can, after ten hours working a thin seam (a coal mining term describing a task that involved lying on ones belly in a tunnel probably no more that two and a half feet high, chipping coal with a pick and pushing it backwards mole - like for others to load into skips) he can converse jovially or sit and read Dickens, Hardy or translations of Zola or listen to plays and discussions on their radios is a testament to the nobility of the human spirit. His sympathies lay not with the intellectuals who might pass resolutions about the need for change but would do nothing or if they did would only make matters worse because they did not understand the problem. He supported they guys who lay on their stomachs in cold, dank, blackness, with coal dust clogging their lungs as they chipped at the seam.

His book, which he called The Road To Wigan Pier was rejected by the Left Book Club, well it challenged their assumptions so it had to be wrong. Eric wasn't discouraged however, he took it to a commercial publisher and under the title The Road To Wigan Pier it became famous. Eric did too but only after he changed is name to George Orwell. A couple of his books which predict the kind of authoritarian regime the members of the Left book Club yearned for became best sellers and are still in print today.

When next you hear David Cameron prattling about his "big society" or the vacuous windbag Obama blethering about "community organising" reflect on the library at Wanlockhead. There we find what is missing from modern society. It is not the finger wagging admonitions of Nanny State or the scaremonger ring of her cohorts in the pseudo - science lobby.that chivvy us into being good members of society, but adversity. It was not ordinary people of Wanlockhead who needed strong governance to keep them in line, their awe inspiring religious leaders did that. It was the ruling elite, who abused their power without restraint, that made "big government" necessary. But as we now know, big government does not work any better than elitism. Only small government works. Small government at municipal level and provincial level based on the ideal of community service, without party politics and the influence of big money. Only by returning to that and to the principle that our representatives are elected to serve the interests of their constituents and not those of political parties or vested interests can we start to tackle the problems of society.

In a bizarre turnround it is now the left that seeks to exercise via big government, the kind of power the masters of the past relied on and to infantilise and marginalise the lower classes. But the modern left are as remote from and ignorant of the lives and the mindset of ordinary people as were the moneyed elite they have displaced.

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So Long, Schengen: Six EU States to Resurrect National Borders in Mid-May

The governments of six European state have announced they will reinstate border controls as the immigration crisis starts to gather momentum once more with the onset of warmer weather. The authorities of Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden are in favor of extending the temporary border controls within the European Union, which are due to expire in May, in the framework of the Schengen Borders Code rules, German media reported Saturday.

Obama Admin Denies Saying “No Boots on the Ground” in Syria After Saying It 16 Times This is our second report today that catches Barack Obama and his administration of 'homies' in a blatant lie. The first related to the TTIP trade treaty, this one concerns the decision to deploy American ground troops in Syria, after Obama had repeatedly stated there would never be any US soldiers on the ground in Syria

The Oligarchy Is Tottering - Trump Tramples The Neocons' "False Song Of Globalism"
Donald Trump scares the global establishment as do the anti Federalisation parties in the EU. We take a long and detailed look at why, and exactly what the globalist agenda would have meant for freedom and democracy had people not wonken up and opposed it in vast numbers. Kudos to the Islamic Jihad too, medievalist religious nuts they may be, but they resisted American attempt to impose western consumer culture on them.

The Pretensions Of Pop Culture And The Death Of Intellect

... It’s part of a distressing pattern these days of overwrought commentary about popular culture. As well as Beyoncé thinkpieces there are the Stars Wars thinkpieces, of course, and the Lana Del Rey thinkpieces or, God help us, even Kanye West thinkpieces. Don’t get me started on the fact that “thinkpiece” is now treated as if it were a single word...

FBI Drops Hints They Are Ready to INDICT Hillary Clinton
Sources close to the FBI investigation into Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's offences relating to national security when she was Secretary of State say the Feds are ready to indict the frontrunner in the nomination process on charges relating to classified information.

Europe Rejects Obama Doctrine - US Exceptionalism Is Not Acceptable
With a backlash against his efforts to bully Britons into voting to remain in the EU pushing the leave campaign into a narrow lead in opinion polls Obama's vistit to Europe last week could hardly be described as a success. And now he has been told a foreign policy based on 'American Exceptionalism' is not acceptable and the USA must abide by the same international law as the rest of the world

Illegal Immigrants, Bogus Refugees and Jihadist Asylum Seekers - Europes Self Engineered Crisis For a UK based libertarian site dedicated to promoting the traditional values of personal and national liberty, freedom of speech and thought and democratic rule accoring to the will of the majority, the social and economic disaster that is the consequence of the European Union's 'borderless world' project is a big news topic that will run for years. Here are the Greeneeth team's posts on Europe's Immigrant Crisis and The Islamification Of Europe

US Threat to Businesses Scares EU Members As Summit On Continued Sanctions Nears
Although the US and EU economic santions on Russia in retaliation for Moscow's annexation of Crimea to prevent a genocide of the ethnic Russian majority by the neo Nazi government installed in Kiev after a US engineered coup deposed the elected government, weaker European nations are spooked at the possibility of US retaliation if they do not obey Washington's diktat

Weather Channel Founder Slams Global Warming Fraud
The climate change lobby have been on the back foot for a long time as eminent scientists queued to be next to point out that when real world observations repeatedly contradict data produced by mathematical models run on university computer systems, any credible research team would take a long critical look at their models rather than adjusting the empirical data so it gives the required answer.

Lifelong Feminist Carmen Paglia Slams Hypocrite Hillary Clinton And Her 'Liberal' Supporters
As strong evidence emerges that the New York Democratic Primary election between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders was rigged by the Democratic Party Nominations Committee in favour of their preferred candidate Clinton, America's hectoring on other nations on democracy are making it a laughing stock around the world.

Green Energy Poverty Week As the climate science research grant phishers, brainwashed socialist idiots, tree hugging, rope sandal wearing weirdie-beardies, and green energy subsidy troughers prepare to celebrate Earch day, supporters of the common sense lobby named the week following Earth day as Green Energy Poverty Week to show respect for those plunged into fuel poverty by green energy taxes levied to fund the wind farm and solar energy subsidy millionaires.

The Video That Ought To spell The End Of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign
The case is human beings are easily manipulated and a propaganda campaign consisting of a toxic mix of lies and scaremongering has frightened the weak of will, the apologies for human beings who rather than face life as a great adventure instead desire instead to cringe behind the apron of Nanny State.

EU Chief Warns of 'Implosion' as Trust in Europe Fades
What has the European Union done for us, as the Monty Python tream might have said has they made a movie about the idiocies of the European Union. With the EU close to collapse anyway, the outcome of Britain's in / out referendum is probably academic, but we Brits ave always been a bloody minded lot and some of us still care enough about the future of our contry we would like our descendents to be able to say, 'Yeah our country beat Hitler and it beat the bureaucrats too'

Disillusionment With EU Grows as Swedish Support Slumps By 30%
A new opinion poll carried out on support for the European Union in Sweden has produced some shock findings as a massive turnround among Swedish voters probably due to mass immigration and migrant related crime waves in cities. From being one of the most solidly pro-EU member states, Sweden now has a substantial majority against membership of the EU.

Terrorist Friendly Obama Doctrine In Foreign Policy Has Made The World More Unstable A highly critical look at the ongoing disaster of American Foreign Policy, in particular relating to the middle east, during the Obama administration. Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria are the main catastrophes, there are plenty of others.

Dutch Set to Deliver Second EU Bombshell Referendum Over TTIP Deal
Just a week after putting a massive obstacle in the way of Ukraine's smooth accession to the EU by rejecting the association treaty that sets up free trade and visa free travel between Ukraine and the EU nations, Dutch voters are now demanding a referendum on whether the TTIP free trade deal with the USA can be deemed acceptable in view of the trade advantages it hands global corporations.

As UK National Socialist Leader Jeremy Corbyn Corbyn makes 'socialist case' for EU ...
As Jeremy Corbyn goes over to the dark side and tries to pretend the EU is a democratic, socialist organisation, George Soros reveals his plan to marginalise educated Europeans by flooding europe with ignorant, illiterate third world migrants to provide cheap and easily controlled Labour for industry

Four Hundred Thousand Premature Deaths Due To Climate Change
" ... Yet perhaps the most important figure in the debate is this: 400,000 premature deaths are caused by air pollution each year across the EU. That’s almost the population of Edinburgh. So, no matter whether you believe climate change is real or not, something needs to be done to save lives now.

University of Toronto Learns Why Mandatory Unisex Bathrooms Are A Bad Idea
As new, politically correct laws aimed at sparing the delicate feelings of chicks-with-dicks who face ridicule if they use men's public toilets and accusation of sexual harassment when they use women's facilities, demostrate that as Aristotle said, 'the greatest inequalities arise from trying to make unequal things equal' and backfire by giving carte blanche to perverts and sex pests who only have to ...

Soros Sponsored "Democracy Spring" Launches Program Of Civil Disobedience
So there you have it, the 'radical left' are sponsored by one of the nastiest, greediest corporate capitalists ever, a shameless advocate of global totalitarian government proposed by theelistist socialist group The Fabian society over a hundred years ago and towards which these supporters of 'oligarchical collectivism' have been working ever since.

Global Temperature Record Is A Smoking Gun Of Collusion And Fraud In Climate Science
Are the latest leaked documents from the Global Warming conspiracy published by Wikileaks the smoking gun the carbon dioxide driven climate change sceptics have been waiting for? The ceretainly demonstrate beyond not just reasonable doubt but any doubt at all that the research grant phising climate scientists deliberately changed data so the algorithms would give the answer they wanted.

Britain's Choice: Democracy Or Eurocracy
Democracy in the European Union: The people = one vote, the bureaucracy = millions of votes - because, and I quote, "The people are not intelligent enough to understand complex issues". As we have commented before, it is not just a large section of British public opinion that want's to get our country out of Europe. Last week voters in The Netherlands voted by a big majority against the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which would be a step towards ...

Trump, Sanders: The Anti-Globalists
While most candidates for the US Presidency are political hacks guaranteed to follow the party line, the success of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump reflects how angry American voters are with the ruling elite, and how dangerous a situation the USA is in

Turkey, EU Exploit Syrian Refugee Crisis: Create New ‘Slave Trade’
So how is that deal between the EU and Turkey to control the flow of illegal immigrants into europe playing out. Well as expected Tutkeys gangster president is doing little to slow the tide, but like all blackmailers is making more demands. And the EU look like giving in; well what do the bureaucrats care, it's only taxpayers money.

Black Belgians Refute ‘Poverty, Discrimination’ As Causes Of Arab Terror - It's A Cultural Thing
“You know, we hear a lot about how the Arabs are a fragile community that suffers, but we, ‘les blackies,’ are discriminated against, too, and we hurt nobody”, Nico Atoba, an African Christian living in Brussels told the National Post for a feature the Canadian newspaper was assembling.

Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption
The Panama Papers have revealed financial secrets that could bring about the resignation of David Cameerron and several other leaders, bring down governments and send major businesses into liquidation. but are we being told the full story, or is data being cherry picked tp protects certain individuals and their interests. In there a hidden agenda at work.

Brussels Reaction to Dutch EU-Kiev Deal Vote Heats Up Brexit Issue
Brussels reaction to Dutch EU-Kiev deal vote brings to mind the way the unelected Kommissars who run the EU cynically dismissed the Irish referendum result that rejected the Lisbon treaty and further inflames the Brexit issue.

Former Foreign Secretary Says Brexit Is Needed To Protect The NHS From ‘Serious Danger’ Of TTIP

The National Health Service (NHS) will face a “myriad of dangers” from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP -nicknamed Obamatrade), according to former Foreign Secretary David (Lord) Owen. In an interview for The Guardian< Owen warned that if TTIP negotiations are pushed through before Obama leaves office as EU officials hope, large parts of the NHS will be at risk of falling under the control of global corporations.

Former Foreign Secretary Says Brexit Is Needed To Protect The NHS From ‘Serious Danger’ Of TTIP

Yes, the Panama Papers Could Really End Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

We've been chronicling the downfall of Hillary Clinton, from her seemingly unassailable position as the anointed successor to Barack Obama, whose path to first the Democratic Party nomination and then the Presidency itself had been carefully planned and all obstacles removed...
Yes, the Panama Papers Could Really End Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Irony Overload: Iran Warns Obama Not To Cross Red Lines
the United States concluded an agreement with Iran which lifted US and International sanctions in return for Islamic Shi'ite Republic agreeing to limit their nuclear ability. At a high level, the US would lead the way in lifting oil and financial sanctions imposed due to Iran’s nuclear programs; in return Iran would reduce their stockpile of enriched uranium,

The One 'Climate Change' Question That Really Matters But Is Never Asked?
After looking at the latest opinion survey on climate change which is full of the usual pseudo - science babble but does not ask the one important question politicians and their advisers need answered to be able to form policy, we ask it.

Panama Papers: British Elite Linked to Corruption, yet Media Only Focuses on Putin It is clear (and very easy to research) that many Amerocan elitists, including prominent political figures are involved in the Panama tax haven scandal. So why are British news organisations focusin on David Cameeron, the Conservatives and Vladimir Putin? Could it be the Gerge Soros funded group behaind the leaks have another agenda besides exposing (perfectly legal) tax avoidance?

Dutch Referendum This Week Shows why We Should Leave The EU.
Few of you were aware probably that there is an EU referendum vote in The Netherlands this week. As usual with anything negative about the EU barely a word has been printed in the topic in mainstream media and the silence from our notionally unbiased national broadcaster The Bolshevik Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been deafening.

Punish Google Tax Dodging And Sink The Corporate Pirates
With tax avoidance once more in the news but vying for top spot with stories of western industrial decline and Islamic penetration of civilised socities in Europe we hardly know where to start

Cruise For 1,700 School Kids Ends In Tragedy As Migrant Passengers Gang-Rape Girl

Five men, including two believed to be accessories to murder, have been arrested on suspicion of gang raping a girl on-board a special, high school kids-only pleasure cruise in Sweden. Four men aged between 18 and 19 were arrested when the luxury MS Galaxy landed after its cruise to Finland on Wednesday, with a fifth arrested yesterday. They are all accused of gang-raping an unidentified woman, and face charges of aggravated rape.

Massive Influx of Migrants 'May Start Civil War' in EU As Germanys immigrant crisis shows no sign of easing and nobody in Chancellort Merkel' s ruling coalition seems to have a clue how to deal with it, left and right wing politicians are starting to talk of the crisis dividing netions so deeply it could lead to civil war

'I Pray for Sanders' - Oliver Stone Condemns Clinton’s ‘Corrupt’ Policy
Academy Award-winning movie director Oliver Stone criticized former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for contributing to almost every major conflict of recent decades and for refusing to accept the fact that “the Cold War” era is over

Are Mainstream Media being Constrained From Reporting Adverse News On Vaccine Issues?
Controversy rages on around vaccines with the delusional denizens of the Church of Scienceology Cult still insistin vaccines are absolutely safe because incidences of serious harm being done to receipients of vaccines are 'statistically insignificant', Big Pharma Corporations pushing the idea that vaccines can protect us against everything but taxes and medical incompetence and politicians yelling 'vote for me and I'll abolish illness, old age and poverty ...

The FBI Just Indicted Hillary Clinton over Libyan War Crimes - sadly this article was an April Fool
Unfortunately its only an April fool joke but this article provides are rare chance to see all that despicable, arrogant, spoiled bitch Hillary Clintons recent ethical violations catalogued so people can see she really thinks she is above the law. The USA is on the road to tyranny, thankfully we have Vladimir Putin to defend freedom.

The World Is Falling Apart And Nobody Has A Clue What To Do Some excellent analysis on the current state of the global economic and security situation. It is by Anatole Kaletsky an Russian born British resident who has worked in London and Washington and was published by a US online publication so there is a pretty wide world view on display.

Secret ECB Docs Warn Of More Financial Mayhem on the Horizon
A recent agreement between the European Central Bank (ECB) and the central banks of the Eurozone member nations raises the prospect of EU taxpayers being forced to pay for more bailouts, German newspaper Die Welt reports.

Trump's Crass Politics, Hillary Clinton's Litany Of Scandal
You think British and European political systems are FUBAR? Take a good long look at the mess this year's US Presidential; Election campaign is turning into as a loudmouthed megalomaniacal bully squares up to a spoied, rich bitch who thinks she is above the law and acts the part of Tyrant perfectly.

Assad Accuses Erdogan Of Putting Combat Troops In Syria


As we suspected, the US / Russian / EU brokered ceasefire in Syria is not going to stop Turkey's Recep Erdogan (wannabe Sultan of a new Ottoman Empire?) from pursuing his territorial ambitions in Syria. So long as Erdogan has Nanny NATO's apron to hide behind he will keep provoking Russia.?

Iran's Ayatollahs save SyriaPutin and Now That Russia's Putin and Iran's Ayatollahs Have Neutralised ISIS in Syria the focus of terror shifts to Turkey, the NATO members that, with the fuill knowledge of the USA ans European powers has been helping ISIS in its bid to overthrow the Assad regime.

French, Belgians, Dutch, Italians Follow Britain in Euroskepticism
Europeans want us British to lead them out of Europe. Don't be fooled by project fear, the European Union (aka the Euronazi Federal Superstate) is falling apart. There will not be chaos if we leave, there will be chaos if we stay.

RIP the British Steel Industry, murdered by The EU. Vote Leave
As the future of not just Port Talbot steelworks but british steelmaking hangs in the balance with Indian conglomerate Tata Industries deciding the fate, we reflect that (A) the latest disaster for manufacturing is the fault of the EU and (B) We've been here before with Tata, a steelworks and a carbon credits scam.

With Hillary Clinton’s Email Lies Unravelling, 147 FBI Agents Are On Her Heels
E-mail exchanges between Senior Coordinator for Security Infrastructure Donald Reid and the NSA show Clinton was intent on obtaining a secure BlackBerry that she could use in restricted areas. Although Clinton would of course be given a desktop computer on which she could safely conduct state business, Reid said the Secretary had become “addicted” to her BlackBerry during ...

US Provides Additional $20million in Response to Refugee Crisis in Europe
“The United States announces $20 million to support efforts by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent (IFRC) to provide increased protection, shelter, and lifesaving assistance throughout Europe, including in Greece, Western Turkey, and the Balkans,” the release said.

Treasure "Trove" Of ISIS Documents Detail Secret Oil Trade With Turkey
We detail the route by which ISIS transports illegal, undocumented crude to Turkey via Zakho-based smugglers and how that crude ends up at Ceyhan where tanker rates seem to mysteriously spike around ISIS-related oil events. All of this, we suggested, was done with the help of the Turkish government up to and including Erdogan's son Bilal who owns a shipping company

A Closer Look At No - Go Zones For Europeans In EU’s Notorious Migrant Districts
In the wake of the latest terror attacks in a European city, (Brussels this time) it seems everybody in the EU except for the politicians and senior bureaucrats whose ineptitude and arrogance caused this mess, is now aware of the scale of problems for European socities emanating from the Islamic enclaves that have been allowed to develop by authorities more interested in being politically correct that serving the people who pay them.

Failed Immigration Policy Threatens Press Freedom In Sweden
Stockholm: Beautiful, civilised Sweden being turned into a third world cesspit by idiotic socialist politics and barbaric immigrants ...

Brexit: Britain's future in or out of EU?
Should Britain leave the EU and or remain and surrender even more of our national sovereighty to the unelected bureaucrats in Brussels. The campaign to keep us in the EU, led by Prime Minister David Cameron, has become know as Project Fear, the Europhile having only scaremongering arument to back their case. At the moment, due to the immigrant crisis caused by the Shengen Zone open borders area and 'open doors' immigration policy,

Europe and the never ending immigration crisis
The tidal wave of immigration release on Europe due to American foreign policy of destabilising Muslim societies in Africa and the middle east and the complete failure of European political leaders and bureaucrats to deal with it adequately (or even to try and fail) has cause a crisis among the 28 member states of the European Union that threatens the existence of the Union

We Will Never Defeat Terrorists While Idiots Like This Are Allowed To Hold Public Office
Lets face it, the culture of politically correct thinking and white guilt thar prevails in the public sector is the biggest factor working in support of Jihadism and the globalist elite's push to destabilise civilised nations as a means of smoothing the way to creation of a global government. Here's what I mean:

Turkey has ‘serious questions’ to answer: Reactions to RT report on post-ISIS town in Syria The stream of accusations is growing against Ankara over illegal oil trade and support of Islamic State, with politicians and experts calling for Turkey to be held accountable for its actions after a new batch of evidence gathered by RT.

Europol leaks intelligence like a ‘colander’. UK’s more secure out of EU says former Head of MI6.

“Quitting EU would help our security”
In a striking intervention, Sir Richard Dearlove, former Head of MI6, has addressed thesecurity implications of Brexit, and concludes that our security would be not only unharmed, but actually strengthened, by leaving the EU.

Washington's Missile Defense Mentality Makes No Sense Against Jihadist Guerillas
The Brussels terror attacks should spell out so even the Washington hawks can understand, that Ameroica's policy of using nations like Poland and Ukraine to put a missile defence shield around Russia is not a defensive but an offensive course of action. Russia is not a threat to the west, Islamic extremism is a big threat. And Surface to air missiles are eff all use against jihadist guerillas.

SunEdison Plummets On Imminent Bankruptcy; Axiom Sees "The Beginning Of The End" And 85% More Downside Another item in the 'legacy' Barack Hussein Obama plannede to leave the world looks like going down the pan as a solar energy hedge fund he backed with $$$hugenumbers of taxpayers money prepares for bankruptcy.

French Legislator Proposes Alliance With Russia to Prevent More Attacks
After the terrorist bombings in Brussels yesterday Europe went into a kind of meltdown as various politicians competed to show who was the most clueless on how to deal with terror and Muslim extremism, which has been imported into the streets of European cities by the idiotic, politically correct, open doors immigration policy imposed on most member nations by the bureaucrats who run the EU.

Humanitarian Groups: EU-Turkey Refugee Plan Puts Women, Children in Prison Camps

Scepticism about the EU / Turkey deal existed among conservative and libertarian thinkers from the outset, now as it becomes clear how much the EU surrendered to Turkey and how Turkey has not intention of honouring the paltry pledges it made, the left are becoming sceptical as well.

EU-funded BBC documentary on Obama sparks allegations of anti-Brexit bias As this is the ultra left wing BBC we are talking about, this news blog would go so far as to say the documentary is a sign of the national broadcaster's anti British bias.

Bee Apocalypse: France Bans Bee Killing Pesticides
France is the first nation in Europe to act to ban the bee killing pesticides, neonicotinoids. While the EU's ruling bureaucracy has pressured member nations to go with the pesticides, and with glysophate (brand name Roundup) associated with Genetically modified food crops but recently named as a likely cancer causing agent in humans ...

This Exchange Proves The BBC, The Green Party and Friends Of The Earth Reject Free Speech
See independent climate expert Piers Corbyn treated appallingly by BBC Big Questions propaganda broadcast and shouted down by an audience packed with left wing activists.

Obama: US and Iran have major differences.
So what happened to Obama's great deal with Iran? Didn't the great peacemaker and joybringer proclaim not long ago that he had created peace and understanding between the USA and Iran? Perhaps the Iranians worked out that every country with which Obama claims he has created peace and understanding is the next to be blitzed by American bombs and drone strikes

If global warming is real, then why does the NOAA's own data show no warming for 58 years?
Suddenly ‘Global warming' is a seriously hot topic again; after a period in which many prominent scientists who not long ago would have been reluctant to point of the flawed science and fraudulent statistics behind the scam, for fear of having their careers and reputations trashed by 'The Science Inquisition', now almost every day there’s a new report claiming that humans are to blame for climate change

TTIP Set To Erode Democracy Further, Handing Veto On New Laws To Big Business
We do not yet fully understand what the 'deal' negotiated by David Cameron for revised terms of membership actually commit us to, but the general push by the bureaucratic dictatorship in Brussels to abolish the national sovereignty of member states and create a federal European Superstate is well known.

How Hillary Clinton Planned The Syrian Holocaust We bring you evidence that the destruction of Syria was planned by the USA and Israel long before the US engineered 'spontaneous uprising'known as The Arab Spring ...

Servergate: Clinton Emails reveal how Google tried to help Obama Administration defeat Syria’s Assad
The unhealthily close relationship bewteen Google and the US government has been known for a while, but despite having been caught in their incesteous coupling, the parent and child relationship seems to be getting more intense. The latest revelation from the Hillary Clinton emails shows how Google was involved in the bid to overthrow Assad in Syria

Denmark Gives Large Bonuses To Get Migrants To Work - How Is That Fair To Danes

A new Danish scheme to help immigrants integrate by paying employers to hire them for no jobs in which, having no skills and being unable to speak, read or write the language, they will get paid for doing nothing will only make the crisis worse rather than doing anything towards solving it.

Mac Slavo of SHTFplan.com Discovers Real Reason Why Trump Scares The Establishment
So if Trump is in fact as liberal as the corporate sock puppet Obama, what is it about him that has the ruling elite so scared the corporate owned mainstream media are resorting to desperate measures to discredit him while politicians plot increasing unfeasible ways to stop him becoming president.

Immigrant criminals and Swedish criminals are viewed differently in the eyes of Swedish law.
We ask why it is, in Sweden, that when a Swede kills two immigrants it is an act of terrorism that shames the nation, but when an African immigrant kills a Swedish mother and her young child, in the eyes of the government it is somehow the victim's fault? The big concern is that, given the desperation of our Conservtive and Labour party leaders to make us more European, such politically correct insanity will be inflicted in Britain next

Anti-Trump Fascists Plan "Democracy Spring"
Following their apparently delusional belief in the "success" of Tuesday night's violent protests, anti-Trump groups are plotting "Democracy Spring" threatening "drama in Washington" with the "largest civil disobedience action [in the USA] of the century."

Don’t Trust The Turks
As EU leaders meet the Turkish Sultan President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,prepared to offer him whatever he asks for, on top of the five billion Euros he has already trousered in return for Turkey’s empty promises of help in controlling the flow of criminals, rapists, people traffickers and jihadists refugees from all over the middle east, Asia,and Africa Syria ...

Corbyn's Politically Correct Hypocrites Hate Sexism But Approve Of Muslim Sexism
On encountering my insense dislike of the Labour Party, people asume I am a Conservative. WRONG! I have never supported The Conservatives and have never voted either Conservative or Labour in my life. Politicians should never be trusted, I but what sets Labour politicians and activists above the rest in terms of being worthy of only contempt is the hypocrisy.

Why Should Obama Be Given A Platform From Which To Lecture Britian
Although it seems Sidi Barack Hussein Obama, the wannabe God - Emperor of the world and President Of The Entire Universe and everything Else Besides is still planning to visit Britain in late April to tell us all of HIS vision for Britain's future as a province of the US State of Greater Germany with Europe, British voters are distincylt undwerwhelmed by the prospect

Propaganda War: US Officials Working to Keep Russia, Europe at Odds
Speaking to the US Senate Armed Services Committee this month, Breedlove said that " Russia and the Assad regime are deliberately weaponizing migration from Syria in an attempt to overwhelm European structures and break European resolve." These irrational remarks, and the mainstream media's ability to convey them with a straight face, are an indication of a broken system, experts suggest.

Gunmen Storm Ivory Coast Resort Hotel, At Least 11 Dead
Heavily armed gunmen opened fire Sunday at a hotel in the Ivory Coast beach resort of Grand-Bassam which is popular with Westerners, witnesses told AFP. The assailants, who were “heavily armed and wearing balaclavas, fired at guests at the L’Etoile du Sud (Southern Star), a large hotel which was full of expats in the current heatwave,” a witness told AFP.

Starting Pistol Fired In Race To Succeed Merkel
While the odds of Merkel being deposed by a putsch in her own party may seem slim, they have been improved vastly by her party’s monumental failure in German state elections on Sunday, with her migration policy as the rationale for huge numbers of voters abandoning the CDU for the anti - integration, anti - immigration AfD party.

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