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  1. http://vimeo.com/38500767
  2. Regardless of its subject, validity or supporting arguments the well bred gentleman's reaction to any non MSM propagated theory must be as follows: First, attempt to censor the discussion by labelling the idea as a conspiracy theory (old tricks are the best tricks): And then, close your eyes:
  3. The buyers will receive the gift of an interest rate lower than they would have had to pay otherwise. The banks will receive the gift of being able to lend at a rate lower than market rates (and hence increase their business) while also pocketing the difference between what they will charge and rates of similar government guarateed bonds such as gilts. The overall increase in credit in the system backed by the public purse will also help in improving banks' crippled balance sheets. This is, I suspect, priority number one. Banks have been pushing hard and for a long time to get a UK's very o
  4. http://www.news.com.au/money/property/cut-price-homes-on-the-market-in-australia-as-receivers-order-fire-sales/story-e6frfmd0-1226252424356 Funnily enough, only two days ago Bloomberg was chanting the benefits of Australian Reits with returns exceeding 15%... Looks like some people are trying to bail out.
  5. Banking gives some individuals (corporations) the priviledge to create the commodity of exchange at virtually no cost and charge others interest to use it. The fact that this state of affairs still exists today demonstrates that it is a still fully operational scam. If it wasn't a scam, a knowledgeable population would have demanded the end of such exhorbitant priviledges a very long time ago. Coming back to reality. There is no end to how far people (including smart ones) will go so they can live with themselves whatever job they do. The extent of the denials and tortuous lies for the sak
  6. Spot on. For those interested in vitamins and more legal shenanigans coming from the UN, M has something to tell you: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=451097355502728465
  7. Good piece, it's got everything: And the inevitable...
  8. I'm in that camp. How can you not seek the advice of professionals first?
  9. Fair enough, but what should I do? The cat's getting old and I dread the next time it will be ill. Self diagnose / medication is not something I am keen on but I wouldn't know who to turn to. After this experience I expect a majority of vets to act similarly (those two were warmly recommended). Those 10X income home + BTL mortages have to be repaid, as are the CCs maxed on purchases of Prada tat and the 4X4s on HP. If I am correct in my understanding of their motivations then I would expect most of them to behave in this way.
  10. I've recently had a similar problem with vets. My cat started being sick rejecting food with increasing frequency. The first vet came up with a thyroid problem (some hyperactivity, the cat actually sleeps all day) that required permanent drug treatment. As the problem seemed to be linked to digestion and the treatment solved nothing (the cat became semi comatose, stopped cleaning itself, and was still sick) we went to another 'recommended' vet. He first diagnosed cancer and recommended chemotherapy but the cat was miraculously cured when we said we would rather put it down. He then came up wi
  11. The idea is that they are making crap that we cannot currently make as it would not be competitive if we were paying them minimum wage When was the last time you saw a 'made in Britain' sticker on a cup or a plastic dinosaur? How long has it been since we had ANY sort of textile industry in this country? how much coal could we export if it was being dug up for free? We have no fcking industry left ! What difference would it make if they were working at a car plant, since we cannot compete in these areas any more. We bloody could if the wage bill only consisted of good supervisors. Besides t
  12. Here's something that might help put things in perspective. There is a chasm between the bankrupt bank managed hysteria (they might yet succeed) and the real situation WRT european sovereign finances. http://www.zerohedge...t-it-means-gold
  13. The other potentially more important question one might ask is: do banks need us?
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