G4S, a very British SS!

G4S the very British SS
G4S the very British SS

UK – It is said that the British have a way of doing things without looking crass. This is especially true of the state organs of power. The Police are for the most part unarmed. Their uniforms are not overtly militaristic. Though it would be better idea if they returned to the prethatcherite blue uniforms rather than the current black one.

Then there is the private police force G4S. The private security company that runs the security at government offices, an increasing number of services to the police and courts. It runs medical and forensic services. It runs private prisons and youth custody centres. It runs the prison factories that exploit the prisoners for profit. It runs centres for asylum seekers. The centres for asylum seekers are best described as concentration camps for men, women and children that have not been convicted of any crime.

In short it provides the same services that the SS did in pre 1945 Germany! The only thing that is missing is the deaths head badges and the goose stepping.

But I hear you say the SS were Adolf Hitlers bodyguards. Well it just so happens that Theresa May keeps giving them government contract despite G4S having had to pay the government back some £180 million due to a corporate fraud involving services to the probation service.

No that sort of corporate fraud should exclude the company from providing any government services at all. The fact that it does not speaks volumes about the corruption and waste in the UK government

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468 Boris Busses to be recalled

A Boris bus
A Boris bus – 458 recalled due to a serious steering fault.

UK – The manufacturers of the New Routemaster double decker busses AKA as Boris bus have recalled due to a power steering fault.

It appears that the power steering system will only allow the driver to drive in a straight Continue reading “468 Boris Busses to be recalled”

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Kellogg’s secret Ingredient finally revealed

Kellogg's secret ingredient revealed
Kellogg’s secret ingredient revealed: Fresh Urine on draft.

USA – For years the Breakfast Cereal company Kellogg’s has been obsessively secretive about the recipes and production processes used to make their products.

This obsession dates back to the company’s founder, militant Continue reading “Kellogg’s secret Ingredient finally revealed”

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Cloning and the food chain

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The FSA says two bulls were born in the UK from embryos harvested from a cloned cow in the US

UK – Unlike the USA where biotechnology companies are free to experiment on the population at large. The United Kingdom is rather more circumspect about such matters.

For years the USA, EU, biotechnology companies and Continue reading “Cloning and the food chain”

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Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste

The Akouedo dump in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where toxic waste was dumped in March 2006 by the Probo Koala
The Akouedo dump in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where toxic waste was dumped in March 2006 by the Probo Koala

Netherlands – A Dutch court has found multinational Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste from Amsterdam and concealing the nature of the cargo.

The oil trader Trafigura has been fined €1m (£840,000) for illegally exporting tonnes of Continue reading “Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste”

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Railways, Asda, Tesco’s and Banks Discriminate against European Customers

2702UK – Despite the passing into law of the discrimination acts and the provision of goods and services acts, there are some areas where discrimination is going on unchecked. A good example of this is if you are very short of petrol late at night and you stop at a Tesco’s ‘Pay @ Pump’ station. Continue reading “Railways, Asda, Tesco’s and Banks Discriminate against European Customers”

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Good bye and Good Riddance

This just says it all.
This just says it all.

UK – So ‘Wanker’ Brown has finally gone from Number 10 and the country has sighed a collective sigh of relief. None so great as in the Labour party, who are glad to be rid of such an electoral liability. No doubt they will get down to their usual practice of the blame game and recriminations. Continue reading “Good bye and Good Riddance”

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Defending the Indefensible – Throw the Greeks to the Dogs!

A Greek tragedy in the Euro-zone.
A Greek tragedy in the Euro-zone.

Eurozone – The Greek tragedy in the Eurozone is coming to a head soon. We keep hearing that the Eurozone members and the IMF have a bail out package for the Greeks, but the Greeks are unwilling or unable to implement the changes to their economy that are required to correct the Continue reading “Defending the Indefensible – Throw the Greeks to the Dogs!”

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The lie of Welfare Reform

Karen Mathews - demonised to reinforce the Daily Mail readers stereotype of the unemployed.
Karen Mathews – demonised to reinforce the Daily Mail readers stereotype of the unemployed.

UK – If you were a middle class reader of The Daily Mail Nazi or The Nazi Daily Express you could possibly be forgiven for thinking that the unemployed are a feckless lazy bunch of thieves who would rather get drunk, get wasted on drugs, smoke and well do anything but a proper days work. Continue reading “The lie of Welfare Reform”

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You would have more influence on the Government if you had shares in Sainsbury’s

2458UK – We in the UK are in the midst of a much needed general election. We have hopefully coming to the end of the Nu Labor™s misrule. The country is crying out for change. Not just change but a sweeping out of the thieves, liars, sycophants, career politicos and party technocrats Continue reading “You would have more influence on the Government if you had shares in Sainsbury’s”

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