31 March 2010
Catholic Church & Child Abuse - Progressives Left's Hypocrisy Starts To Show
by Ian R Thorpe
As an election approaches some pretty unpleasant people are going to be asking for your vote. The most unpleasant of these are not the BNP or the EDL as you might expect, the real Nazis are the people in the Labour party, a very influential group too, who style themselves the progressive left. One thing the "progressive left" can be relied upon to deliver is .... (no, not election promises, don't be silly) ... hypocrisy.
We at The Daily Stirrer have always been highly critical of the Roman Catholic Church's attempts to sweep under the carpet cases of child abuse by its priests. We are none of us religious and all agree the so called Christian values actually have little to do with Christianity. Thus we would never make excuses for Church officials who misbehave, in fact we would wish they be punished more harshly for having abused positions of trust.
Likewise we would hope that mature adults placed in positions of trust, those trusted to look after young children for example, would behave properly and respectfully to those in their care and those who trusted them to behave properly.
Child abuse is a terrible thing both when its involves the violation of a young child and when it relates to the seduction of a pre pubescent girl by a middle aged man. Thus we deplore the Church's cover up of their priests' crimes and we also deplore cases in which a wealthy, famous man takes advantage of a thirteen year old girl.
It is here we part company with the "progressive left" because they seem to think if the seducer is an artist, a director of stunningly up-his-own-arse films and a supporter of the crackpot ideas of "progressive left" politics called Roman Polanski it is perfectly OK to commit statutory rape on an under age girl.
Not only are the "progressive left" supporting Polanski's attempts to return to the USA thirty years after he fled American justice having entered a plead of guilty to the crime he was accused of, they are clamouring for a Presidential pardon for him.
Ah, but it is alright for Polanski to do such thinks. American leftie air-head, feminist and race hustler Whoopi Goldberg says "What Roman did was not rape rape." No? Well what kind of rape was it?
Other stars supporting Polanski include Martin Scorsese, Kevin Costner, Susan SArandon and the Fuckwit Of Fuckwits Woody Allen. These people have sent a petition to Barack Obama on behalf of the director. Polanski, you see, was so talented, so special, mortal laws could not apply to such a genius. Yeah right, obviously none of them has ever sat through one of his films.
Funny, I do not remember this group being so sympathetic towards Gary Glitter. I don't remember them calling for clemency in the case of a footballer accused of seducing under age girls. I do not recall much support for actor and comedian Chris Langham when he was found to have been visiting child sex sites on the internet. What I do recall is the neo - nazi left howling for blood. No punishment was great enough for the perpetrators of these terrible crimes. In much the same way they are howling for the blood of Pope Benedict now even as they demand our indulgence for the child - fucker Roman Polanski.
If we are to have rule of law one guiding principle must be honoured.
SAME RULES APPLY
A group that want to apply draconian laws to its opponents but exempt those with whom it sympathises from such rules has nothing to offer a democracy.
Compulsory Sex Education
Just SAy Grace
Jehovah's Kiddie Fiddler
Michael Jackson, Genius Or Nout Job
So Just How Much Did The Banking Crisis Cost Us?
recommended by John De Roe
How much do you think the banking crisis cost the governments of developed nations. A Trillion? Two? Five then?
Best sit down or at least make sure you are holding on to something solid. Two hundred Trillion US dollars. That figure emerges when all the costs are factored in, from the huge bail outs of investment banks to the bankruptcies of small businesses that suddeny found their credit lines cancelled. To put that in terms people can relate to, because I worked with numbers thought my career and I cnnot beging to put $Ł200,000,000,000,000 into any kind of perspective, it represents around Ł3,000,000 for every person in Britain. Thre million pounds is not an enormous fortune these days, while interest rates are so low it would produce an income of about Ł50,000 a year at best. Even so, a gift of Ł3,000,000 would sort out most people's financial worries and ensure a comfortable future.
So where did this money go because I did not see a penny of it and I'm sure you didn't either.
There are two global banking systems, one is visible from Planet Earth, one is not. This invisible banking system uses money as a tool but not as its stock in trade. The real currency it trades in is power.
We are enering a turly dangeous period in human development. The road ahead splits into two. In one direction lies chaos, in the other lies authoritarianism and slavery. It is not possible to turn back, to retrace our steps to where we went wrong and start again. What do we do?
Chaos sems an attractive option, it has always worked before. Whenerver an authoritarian regime, The Roman Empire, The Catholic Church, various Kings and Warlords, Boneparte, Hitler's National Socialists, Stalin's Bolsheviks and any others, the resuilt has been disaster. There is safety in chaos, we muddle along somehow and necesity teaches us to be tolerant and help each other.
The world the invisible banking system has in mind for us does not look anything like so attractive.
29 March 2010
27 March 2010
Immigration - The Elephant In The Room
by Xavier Connolly
There is a weird atmosphere developing in the nation as we wait for the official request for the dissolution of parliament that will signal the start of the election campaign proper. The subject that the mass of voters are most concerned with, immigration, is the one none of the political parties or their leaders want to talk about
Back in the days of Maggie Thatcher there was a lot of talk of "two Britains." Some took this to be a reference to the north - south divide. It never was truly that though, it was the divide between a fairly small minority of the the well off middle classes, mainly academics, lawyers, medical professionals, teachers and public service workers who can afford the luxury of self righteous and apply the salve of political correctness to their guilt tripped consciences.
To hear there people speak you might think not only that Britain suffered from the same kind of racial tensions as the southern part of the United States and also that race was the main problem facing the nation during the next parliament. In reality such racial problems as we have are mostly created by this group and by the politicized members of minorities who exploit them.
Another of their obsessions is gay rights. Homosexuality is no longer illegal and homosexuals have exactly the same rights as heterosexuals. Some of the elitist left, the progressives as they call themselves, give the impression they would like to make homosexuality compulsory.
They would certainly like to make it an offence to criticise members of ethnic, sexual or other minorities on the grounds that all such criticisms cannot possibly be a fair and objective opinion but must be driven by prejudice and therefore constitute a hate crime. Is it any wonder more and more people are referring to these University educated morons as The Thought Police. Like the fictional state agency of Orwell's novel 1984 they want to control what we may and may not think.
The real Elephant in the room in this election, the topic most electors are desperate to talk about but no politician will discuss is Immigration. There are too many people in the country, social services and the health service cannot cope. The welfare system is driving our public sector deficit ever higher. Our economy cannot provide enough real jobs to support the population and creating public service jobs has the same effect as an increase in unemployment. And yet these self righteous, politically correct fools who have hi jacked the Labour party, dominate the Liberal Democrats and seem to have infiltrated the Conservatives are talking about loosening rather than tightening immigration controls.
Labour's immigration policies, from the open door idealism of the 1960s to the "immigrants help the economy" lunacy of the current government have always been driven by the nutty, politically correct fringe of the party. Here Andrew Green highlights the problems failure to deal honestly with the problem.
Immigration - A Real Problem
In the comment thread at lot of abuse is hurled at the "racists" who will vote for the BNP. This shows the hypocrisy of the people, the unrepresentative minority who are controlling the country and are imposing their views. Many people who are not fond of the BNP are thinking of voting for them and as the idea that they are the only people who speak up for the working class takes hold they look forward to a good election result.
We are not lovers of the BNP (although the politically correct fascists will insist we are because we do not spit hatred towards them) but if the three main parties are not willing to address the real issues in this election, if the politicians are not willing to face up to their responsibilities and represent the people whose votes they seek, if they insist on treating voters like children who can blame anybody for giving their vote to an extremist?
The End Of The Free Web?
When the internet started to take off in the early 1990s there were many totally daft ideas seeded by the Californian acid heads amongst its founders that took root and like Japanese knotweed are proving almost impossible to get rid of. Most of these ideas as well as being totally insane were deeply damaging to the web and those who tried to use it as a business tool.
by Ian R Thorpe
One of the most persistent of these was that the net would make everything free. The tree hugging acid heads love the word free but because their brains are so addled they have completely forgotten that a word can have many totally different meanings in different contexts. it costs money, a great deal of money to run a system like the internet so while it can facilitate publishing one's philosophical musings, opinions, poems, jokes, fiction, photos, lurid descriptions of lovers' private parts or anything else free of constraints from editors, moral censors, licensing authorities etc. it is not unreasonable to be asked to pay something for the resources we use.
Back in the day the early adopters would get very tetchy about anybody trying to earn a crust via the web, from selling a products to levying a charge for viewing content. The free content web quickly descended into a cesspit of talentless and incoherent babbling, bad porn and "me too" idiocy. A lot of good content was driven off the web by the babble of the rabble or else the creators just gave up because they could not understand how on this medium proclaimed by "progressive" opinion makers as a transformative force for good, a series of cartoons on a man who defecated constantly in public could get a claimed 250,000 page views a day while an entertaining article or a piece of quality fiction could be ignored.
The free access web is all but dead. The looming battle of Google and the Obama administration versus China heralds the end of the "free to do what we like" web and the free content web is looking pretty terminal too. Newspaper publisher and broadcast media mogul Rupert Murdoch is finally acting on his threat to hide content behind a firewall. The Daily Stirrer is no fan of Murdoch but we see the inevitability of this. It costs money to produce and broadcast a television news program or write, edit, print and distribute a newspaper. The people who put in the work need to be paid for their effort, they have families, rent or mortgages to pay, obligations. It was insane to think this aspect of the free web could continue forever.
The fallback of the free web brigade was that advertising would pay for such operations. Web users quickly became ad blind though. How many ads do you click on in a week? And how many times have you bought a product after clicking on a wen advertisement? It will not be long until advertisers learn the web is an ineffective medium for advertising.
That everything could be free on the web was a nice idea while it lasted but to persist with it is as deluded as Barack Obama still persuading himself that if he just tells the world about hope and change we will all join hands and sing Kumbaya and there will be peace and plenty.
It was never going to work in the real world.
26 March 2010
European Turkeys: Conservatives Want Turkey In The EU
by Ian R. Thorpe
All of us know Turkey would not fit into the EU. This vast nation of almost 100 million people, mostly impoverished peasants is not a developed nation by any stretch of the imagination. Crime and corruption are Turkey's main industries. Yes I know many of the people are lovely and that their hospitality is famous. I also know prepubescent girls are married to men in late middle age who are willing to pay a good bride price.
Perversely (I seem to be using that word a lot today) the stongest supporters of the inclusion of Turkey into the EU are the "Progressive Left" aka The Politically Correct Thought police. One would think fom the way these people are always ranting about womwn's rights and minority rights they would want nothing to do with a nation in which the majority people are sexist and hompohopbic to our certain knowledge.
But of course me must remember the New World Order, the global governance fascists, the Bilderberg Group and their jug eared, limp wristed puppet Sidi Barack Hussein Obama, President of The Entire Universe And Everything Else Besides wants Turkey in the EU even though it is not a European nation, even though lifting its vast population out of poverty, not to mention feeding, educating and housing them, caring for them in infancy, sickness and old age and wiping their arses for them would place an unsustainable burden on those European nations that have not already been bankrupted by the New World Order's insane single currency project, i.e. Germany, Sweden and Holland (France is not quite bankrupt but is on the edge.
Today Blogger Old Holborn blogged on the Conservative Friends Of Turkey and noted that David Cameron has done nothing to slap them down, to say that the EU is for European nations, that Internationalism is a nice idea on paper but will never work in reality. But of course Cameron, like Brown and Blair, like Obama Bush and Clinton, like so many progessives s the New World Order candidate.
If you want Britain, the country you live in, to be the familiar place that despite all its faults you love rather than an Orwellian bureaucratic dictatorship vote for your local maverick in the election. Voke Green, Independent, UKIP, Pirate Party, New Party, Jury Team, Respect, anyone except the LabLibCon - solidated New World Order party.
Old Holborn on Turkey The Tories And The EU.
24 March 2010
What's Going On - The Budget and other stuff.
by Ed Butt
You probably think if you look in at The Daily Stirrer regularly that we have all lost interest. Not so, we are actually going great guns despite a dearth of new big articles. Ian has been working of something big on climate change and another article on the unhealthy dominance of Google on the web. John de Roe is always watching the financeial world because he was involved in that field for many years (When Bankers helped people and busineses rather than robbing them he says) he says though now he is a finance officer for a local council. Xavier Connolly who was a professional engineer and became a lecturer in engineering technology will have plenty to say on the state of education both in schools and colleges just as soon as we get over the budget bollocks. And me? Well I'm just a journalistic device whose joke name is applied to random comments or e-mail rants the others receive from their friends.
So what is the Daily Stirrer take on the budget:
John says "the reduction in stamp duty is an electoral gimmick. How will a cut of a maximum 2,500 in a one off tax help call centre workers or junior public service employees on Ł15,000 a year be able to afford to take on as first time buyers the kind of mortgage needed to buy a decent first home (Ł175,000 oer most of the country) or save the 10% deposit lenders are looking for these days."
Xavier says: "Tax gimmicks and giveaways are not going to get the economy 'moving' as the Government claim they will, what we need are real jobs in real, wealth generating industries. This government's mismanagement of the economy and industrial base over the past 13 years has left us over reliant on finance as John has said many times, and public services. While there is still a $quadrillion in toxic debt still polluting the global financial system the banking indistry will remain moribund. The only area in which the Government can create jobs is public service and that will only inflate the public sector borrowing requirement and make matters worse.
Ian says: Ideological politics and Politically Correct thinking have caused people in the political and academic establishments to lose touch with reality. Public sector borrowing is out of control but the budget proposes policies that will increase public sector borrowing. The increase in fuel tax will raise a paltry amount but will hit the local economies of areas that depend heavily on tourism. There are a few sweeties habded out to small busineses but nowhere near sufficient to encourage startups or investment in expansion. It seems Labour is still pinning its hopes on selling off the national assets to foreign rivals and bailing out failed businesses rather than investing in British firms, British ideas and British workers.
23 March 2010
Folding Plug Wins Another Useless Gadget Design Award.
Politicians and leading science and technology commentators were quick to hail the inventor of a new folding mains plug as a genius. But who needs a folding mains plug? Or has the guy mistaken the powrer transformer for his laptop computer for a bulky, overweight mains plug?
read full postFolding Plug Wins Another Useless Gadget Design Award.
22 March 2010
20 March 2010
Live Forever Or Choose Life
by Ian R. Thorpe
Never a week and scarecely a day goes by without the latest shot in the wannabe global government's campaingn of fear and panic being fired at us ordinary folk. It will relate to health, drink, drugs, diet or smoking and offer in exchange for another freedom some dubious advantage. The lastest on the British front in this war on reality is a warning that air pollution in casusing 55,000 early deaths a year. Now if we stop all indusry in its tracks (because industrial processes are the main cause of pollution) thus increasing unemployment to 99% of the employable population (those who work in public services are in real terms unemployable) thus stopping those 55,000 deaths, ban smoking and drinking, stop people eating dodgy stuff that promotes stomach cancer etc. etc. pretty soon, if you add up all the lives these measures will save, nobody will be dying... Which would be a nightmare future in a world full of incontinent old gits.
Live Forever Or Choose Life
Another Government Waste Of Taxpayers Money?
ecommended by Ian R Thorpe
Brown's Lastest Plan To Cost The Taxpayer Billions Gordon Brown's announcement of a scheme to give every adult and child in the UK their own personal webpage falls apart as soon as we remember the government's abysmal record with even small IT projects like the Passport Office.
19 March 2010
Real Jobless Numbers
recommended by Ian Thorpe
Jobless Figures - What's Really Going On Wat Tyler at Burning our money on the fraudulent way of presenting the unemployment figures that has produced the apparent fall (but real rise) in the unemployed this year.
The Jobless Economy A future without work
Interesting TimesHow the government disguises the true state of the economy.
The Truth About Non Jobs The Devil has something to say in his usual inimitable style about the government's latest and totally unbelievable employment statistics.
17 March 2010
Explaining The Financial Crisis. As the obviously misrepresented unemplyment figures fail to convince people that an economic upturn is under way Tim Worstall explains why in an economy dependent of financial markets things can only get worse.
15 March 2010
Hate Crime Law Is Unjust
by Xavier Connolly
Those in politics who like to call themselves the progrssive left or progressive liberals love to talk about fairness and equality. Why themn are they so keen to introduce 'hate crime' laws that will grant privilege to certain groups in a system that depens on all being equal? Call us old fashioned but in our view there does not seem to be much justice in replacing one privileged elite with another.
Hate Crime Law - Another Step Towards Fascism?
Nothing Good Has Come Of The Internet
by Ian R Thorpe
When a technophobe denounces the internet as anti - social, anti jobs, a force for dumbing down or a waste of time it can easily be dismissed but when the CEO of a major technology company like Sony saays nothing good has ever come of the internet we should perhaps listen.
Nothing Good Has Come Of The Internet
14 March 2010
Wind Farms Could Contribute To Global Warming
by Ed Butt
When we read this it made us laugh almost as much as Ian's latest Boggart Blog lunatic fantasy The True Hockey Stick posted yesterday. Wind will contribute to global warming and we are not talking about cow farts here. Yes those clean, green, monster windmills the government want to erect on every beautiful skyline to help their buddied The Bilderberg Bastards and the neo nazi New World Order of elite bankers and investors create an Orwellian Big Brother regime will actually make global warming worse not better.
AGW sceptics have a new ally, the formerly drum beating, flag waving Climate Change evangelical Massachusetts Institute Of Technology has unveiled a report based on studies by their scientists (who cannot pooibly be wrong because they are scientists) that shows if plans for wind power go ahead wind farms could raise the average gloval temperature by 1degree by the end of the century. Which is nice.
Wind Farms Could Contribute To Global Warming
11 March 2010
UKIP Gagged Again In European Parliament
by Ed Butt
We have warned since we began The Daily Stirrer of the undemocratic global neonazi consensus that has hijacked the EU and European Parliament. Today, as Ian who is our main writer is still laid up with a back injury and John is still down with non-porcine flu we brink you more on the abolition of free speech and dissent. Check out this post from no - holds - barred blogger Trixy on how a UKIP MEP was suspended for criticising the unelected head of EU common foreign policy Baroness Ashton.
Speaking With One Voice
10 March 2010
More Big Brown Lies
by Ed Butt
A blog we always enjoy though we suspect the person or people behind it would not agree with out now defunct brand of Liberalism is Burning Our Money
These bloggers have set themselves the task of alerting reders to the Government's attempts to pull the wool over our eyes about exactly how they waster the 48% of our hard earned they rake back into the national coffers.
Gordon Brown spoke today of his plans to protect the illusory recovery by printing and spending even more money and thus running up bigger deficits which future generations will have to repay. Well while Godon give the impression of being a man so embarrassed by riches he can scatter banknotes around the economy like rose petals are scattered around the temple at a Hindu wedding, the Burning Our Money bloggers have provided an analysis of the ievitably disastrous consequences of Labour's latest financial insanity.
9 March 2010
Does Prison Work?
by Xavier Connolly
A constant refrain of the left is that prison does not work. It's rather surprising however to see an argument for this case in the right wing Daily Telegraph today in relation to John Venables, one of the young killers of two year old James Bulger. There can be few people in Britain who by now are not aware that Venables who along with his accomplice was released on licence into society after serving eight years for sexually assaulting and murdering a two year old they had abducted, has been recalled to prison for violating the terms of his parole, allegedly by carrying out serious sexual assaults and having on his computer pornographic pictures depicting assaults on children.
It is widely rumoured from sources that are usually reliable that since his release, his being given a new name and identity and supported by the state Venables has been connected with a number of investigations into alleged sexual offences.
So those people trying to argue prison does not work and should be replaced even for those such as Venables who have committed extremely serious violent crimes should be rehabilitated by psychotherapy and tender loving care. Which means this incorrigible little shit would have been free for the past nine years to wander the country attacking and violating the innocent.
Prison may not be an ideal form of rehabilitation but it does have the effect of segregating those who cannot be trusted to behave decently towards others from the vast majority who live the public part of their lives responsibly. It seems the party in government for the past thirteen years has always been very keen to meddle in the private lives of the responsible, law abiding people, telling us what we can eat or drink, what kind of cars we should drive or which light bulbs we should use, but they are less keen to take action against the troublemakers, those who will not allow fellow members of the community to live peacefully.
Prison does not work as a form of rehabilitation, it never has and was never intended to. It will enrage most Labour supporters but religion appears to be the most effective rehabilitation programme. A harsh prison regime supported by a non politicised police force and judiciary prepared to hand out appropriate sentences bearing in mind the perpetrators of crimes are not victims and deserve no leniency can serve as a deterrent to thieves or fraudsters who commit crime for gain.
For sexual offenders such as Venables who seek victims to torture the way most of us seek partners for consensual sex however, whose nature drives them to acts abhorrent to society the appropriate response of long term incaceration in mental hospitals is no longer available. It was removed as a cost saving measure by that heroine of the right Margaret Thatcher. Now the anti - prison campaigners who would fill the streets with such unrepentant criminals (that was deliberately hyperbolic, in reality there are few of them) complain about the cost of keeping such people in prison. I would suggest it is probably less than the cost of caring for and rehabilitating the victims of their crimes throughout the course of their lives.
Just Say Grace
Paedo Science Czar
WE ALL HAD A WEEKEND OFF FOR UNFORSEEN REASONS - IT WAS NOTHING TO DO WITH FOOTBALL - HONESTLY
5 March 2010
Gagging Of UKIP's Farage shows Nazis are alive and well in the EU
The fining of UKIP MEP for saying something the unelected "President" (Kommisar) of the European Union Herman von Rumpuoy - Pumpy tells us all we need to know about the EU attitude to democracy.
Europe Racing Towards Dictatorship
Far be it from us to tell you who to vote for (no Daily Stirrer writers will be voting UKIP but you can is you wish and good luck to them). What we will say is that unless you fncy living in a bureaucratic authoritarian superstate run by unelected Brussels fonctionnaires, make sure yoiu vote for a candidate who supports Britain leaving the UK.
I am not wildly enthusiastic about the idea of leaving the EU but if the alternative is living in a neo - nazi multicultual nightmare it's a no brainer. We have to get out.
3 March 2010
No Miracles Before 2012
by Ian R Thorpe
What a strange couple of weeks, no major articles from our writers because nothing much that is new and worth commenting on has happened.
There was that ridiculous poll published in The Sunday Times that suggested the Conservatives lead was down to 2% which would mean a hung Parliament. Funny is't it how whenever that phrase "hung Parliament" comes up people start to walk around wearing a small grin of morbid anticipation.
It was all a storm in a teacup however. On Sunday comentators were pointing out the Conservative lead had diminished by five percentage points between the poll first being published in early editions and the final edition hitting the streets. By Tuesday polls were once again showing a Conservative lead of 6%. Kerfuffle over.
But what do people expect from a new Government. A week of dire economic news and a ludicrous upward revision in the economic statistics for the final quarter of 2009 saw the value of the Pound drop several cents against the US$ and similar amounts against other world currencies on Monday. Apart from demonstrating how accrurately we at The Daily Stirrer have predicted the movements of the economy it should have reminded you all the recession is far from over. In fact this is not a recession, it is a fundamental shift in the balance of power from West to East.
One commentator said:
I hate to burst your bubble, but if youre looking to the next election to fix things, youre in for a terrible surprise; whoever wins the next election might affect how fast things deteriorate, but the terrible outcome is certain.
We could not have put it better ourselves.
Before The Pubs Close
Change We Can't Believe In
The Truth About The Economy And Everything
1 March 2010
Britian's Credit Rating Lowered?
by John De Roe
The Government is not going to admit it ahead of an election but Guido Fawkes who is seldom wrong on these matters pointed his readers to this story from the Financial Times suggesting that thanks to Gordon Brown's insane and uncontrolled spending Britain's credit rating has alread been lowered from Triple A status. This has little immediate impact on nus as individuals but it does show that far from recovering the Britush economy is sinking deeper into the shit.
We are now right up with the PIIGS in the race to national bankruptcy, still a little behind Greece but ahead of Ireland, Iceland, Portugal and Italy. And we cannot even blame the iniquities of the Single Currency. Labour did it all by themselves.
What it does mean for all of us is the cost of servicing our crippling debts rises as creditor nations demand higher interest on what they see as riskier debt. As the wretchedly incompetent Labour government are already borrowing to pay the interest we owe on what we have already borrowed there is only one possible conclusion. We're up shit creek.
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