The Obscenity that is Black Friday!

Black Friday madness: People fighting over good that they do not need.
Black Friday madness: People fighting over good that they do not need.

UK – Yesterday we were treated to the full horror of that very Unwelcome and Obscene US import known as Black Friday. The sight of hordes of “desperate” shoppers quite literally fighting over the “bargains” on offer at large stores during a one day sale.

The smug bastards among us, read shareholders, will be feeling suitably superior, and laughing at the plebs fighting over the scraps from their masters table. The will also be laughing at the fact that the plebs have not yet twigged that this is exactly what is going on. Continue reading “The Obscenity that is Black Friday!”

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Andrew Mitchell Verdict: As trustworthy witness as Jeffrey Archer!

Andrew Mitchell on losing the libel action.
Andrew Mitchell: up to the neck in a morass of his own making.

UK – Yesterday the long running Plebgate scandal came to a head with the judge ruling that the former chief whip, Andrew Mitchell, had indeed called the downing street policeman a fucking pleb.

The foul tempered and equally foul mouthed Conservative MP’s political career is now over. Buried in a pit of his own making. Going to law is always a gamble. Being reported as telling a colleague that you cannot remember what was said. Then going on oath in court, that you could remember exactly what was a spectacular own goal. Continue reading “Andrew Mitchell Verdict: As trustworthy witness as Jeffrey Archer!”

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Ferguson Erupts: Wall street rejoices!

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Ferguson in flames

 

USA – Today we received the expected verdict from the grand Jury who was deciding whether or not to indict Darren Wilson over the death of Michael Brown. The young man whose death has become a cause celebre in America. As soon as the verdict was known the expected reaction happened in Ferguson. The streets erupted. Continue reading “Ferguson Erupts: Wall street rejoices!”

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Voters reject the Westminster Club in Rochester and Strood

ROCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) parliamentary candidate Mark Reckless (L) shakes hand with the UKIP leader Nigel Farage (R) at a sold-out public meeting Hoo Village Institute on November 4, 2014 in Rochester, England. Rochester and Strood will hold a by-election on November 20th following the defection of Conservative Party Member of Parliament, Mark Reckless to the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
Mark Reckless shakes hand with the UKIP leader Nigel Farage

UK – On the October 9, 2014 in Clacton, Douglas Carswell, delivered a vicious kick in the balls for David Cameron on his 48th birthday.

Yesterday Mark Reckless upped the anti by winning the bye election in Rochester and Strood and going to work on David Cameron’s testicles with a couple of bricks farm yard style. Continue reading “Voters reject the Westminster Club in Rochester and Strood”

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The Tesco Scandal means Share Trading needs Reform

Real time quotes at the stock exchange.
Real time quotes at the stock exchange.

The very public Tesco accounting scandal has highlighted problems with the abuse of shareholder power. But That is not the only problem associated with share trading.

Insider trading and the short selling of shares that you do not actually even own, are other examples of fraudulent trading practices associated with the shares market.

The Banks and share traders use quick flips of shares to generate quick money. This distorts the market in shares. Continue reading “The Tesco Scandal means Share Trading needs Reform”

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