Monday, Jul 03, 2006

Tipping point for credit tigtening

Guardian: Suicide prompts credit card investigation

The after-effects of the Beeb documentary. this may focus the banks attention a little better.

Posted by inbreda @ 03:21 PM (586 views)
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1. inbreda said...

"it seemed to be a case of the bank "failing to put two and two together"."

That's where you want to put your hard earned savings - a bank that can't count.

"We have a rigorous and responsible process for managing customer debt"

Yeah, right. "Are you breathing?" is probably the sum total of the rigorous process.

Monday, July 3, 2006 03:27PM Report Comment

2. tyrellcorporation said...

LOL! :)

Monday, July 3, 2006 04:24PM Report Comment

3. japanese uncle said...

"RBS defended its treatment of Mr Cullen, saying it was not aware he had a serious debt problem"

Enough is enough for this sort of "incompetence defense". Yes, his debt level must have been monitored on group-wide basis as well as on each company basis, which can easily be proved just by looking into the RBS's computer system. But I doubt if this watchdog will make such serious investigation. Yes they can whitewash. Why not? The man in such high position as PM of the country himself has done the same on numerous occasions, including the Hutton one. If the slaughter of hundreds of thousands Iraqi civilians and 100 plus British servicemen could be whitewashed, then why not for just one death? If a controlled demolition of skyscrapers with thousands of workers still inside, can be whitewashed, they why not for just one death?

Monday, July 3, 2006 05:11PM Report Comment

4. Paul said...

Interestingly, I don't think we've seen the last of the Kelly incident.

There's growing momentum for a reexamination of that whitewash. Personally I'd like an inquiry concentrating on the discrepancies in the death scene accounts, the missing toxicology report, the bizarre verdict based on the body trauma investigation (now discredited by many respected medical professionals) and the relevance of Thames Valley's "Operation Mason" which started 4 hours before his death and finished the following afternoon after Kelly's body was moved from the scene.

And while lots are happy to dismiss these as conspiracy theories, today's implausible conspiracies have a habit of becoming tomorrow's very real scandals. Fiddled inflation figures and the Bank of England overstepping their remit to prevent a HPC are some more candidates.

The MP leading the re-examination in the Kelly incident is Norman Baker (lib dem) for Lewes.

Monday, July 3, 2006 05:48PM Report Comment

5. inbreda said...

While I'm sure not all of the conspiracy theories are true, there are so many of them, and they have such huge amounts of supporting evidence (or in most case a complete lack of evidence to support the whitewash) that I cannot believe that at least one of them isn't true.

Call me a cynic, but I don't think they will allow any of these very real issues to resurface. I don't know Norman Baker, but I'm sure he can (and will be) bought.

It is a bit scary to think that the grinning idiot that is Blair can get away with genocide.

Monday, July 3, 2006 06:40PM Report Comment

6. japanese uncle said...

It does not require incredulity to see things straight. If four Oxfordshire ambulance workers bothered to have a press conference on their suspicion about the spot where D. Kelly was found, eg. too little blood, and a couple of guys with black suits, etc. they were not behaving as conspiracy theorists. They were behaving as reasonable, intelligent and responsible citizen who could not stand the fake stories released by the authorities.

If a 50-storied WTC #7 collapsed at freefall speed with no aeroplane having crashed, but just "because of the flying debris from the two towers", it does not require knowledge of physics, but just minimum common sense to doubt the validity or sanity of those who tell such stories. This building was not even on fire! If people are really convinced that it was not demolished, even though the WTC owner who were known to have been negotiating in vain with insurers for the cost of demolition which was necessary sooner or later due to the sub-standard structure of the building (WTC was built before the asbestos regulation came into existence), nonchalantly confessed in a TV interview that he had to "pull down" the WTC#7, I may be living on another planet. If he did it to #7, we have every reason to believe that he and his devilish colleagues did the same to the twin towers.

You do not have to be a conspiracy theorist if you feel suspicious about the sacking of Kevin Ryan in charge of inspecting the steel used for WTC at UL (Underwriters Laboratories), the next day after he expressed his doubt that the steel structure of the WTC could not possibly have melted by the burning jet fuel. Why sack him? Those who suppress debate are usually fearful about the truth to be known and spread.

Anyone who devised the official stories such as pancake effect or the whole fuselage of Boeing passenger jet being absorbed into the Pentagon Building, with the bodies of passengers vaporized, or who expects the public to believe the passport of one of the 'highjackers' on the jet that smashed into WTC South Tower in a great fireball, capable of being recovered intact on the street, despite the blackbox the most solidly built component of any aeroplane was "obliterated", is simply mocking the intelligence of his fellow human beings, or severely retarded himself.

And when Michael Meacher, with impeccable track record as MP blew whistle about the extremely dubious nature of the whole event of 911, he was not behaving as a consipacy theorist, but as a conscientious true statesman, in exactly the same manner as he blew whistle to the diabolical scheme to introduce by stealth the GM food to this land. And if a home of a muslim family in east London was raided by a brigade of heavily armed police officers, one of whom shot a person without warning, all based on the story of an informant with 69 IQ previously branded as 'incapable' by the British court, which was carried out under the aurhority of the Whitehall bureaucrat appointed by the Downing 10, despite the strong reserve on the side of the police officers at the front, you do not have to be a conspiracy theorist to believe that the police and the public safety authorities have a lot of explaining to do. One thing I can say is, this incident served a great deal to provoke hostilities between Muslims and non-Muslims in the UK.

People may say that this sort of stuff has nothing to do with HPC. It has! Housing bubble has been, exactly as discussed time and again in this blog, far exacerbated by the vicious VI propaganda, in exactly the same manner that people are induced to believe those less than silly Al Qaida stories by the massive media campaign. The two issues have one big agenda in common, ie. we've gotta think on our own, using our own head rather than others'!!!

Incidentally all the above information was published in the Daily Mail, not in marginal media.

Monday, July 3, 2006 10:51PM Report Comment

7. inbreda said...

Thankyou JU.

For anyone interested, a good place to start is and search for 911 truth or something similar.

And it's true that the HPC has been delayed because of the huge VI spin. The entire market is run on sentiment, and most of us here find it unbeleivable that sentiment is still in bullish mood. We all recognise that a lot of spin has been produced. I don't think that the choice of stories printed in newspapers is driven by public demand, I think it is very controlled. This is why we read a lot more about how house prices are going up and everything is rosey and Beckham is gorgeous and rooney has a foot than we do about real news - Kelly, Iraq, the fact that we elected a war criminal and everything else JU mentions above.

Tuesday, July 4, 2006 08:17AM Report Comment

8. Waitingfor The Crash said...

i agree. But where does it all end. There are a lot of people out there who I believe do not want to hear the truth on HPC or anything else. Life is much simpler if you stay in the dream world!

Tuesday, July 4, 2006 08:24AM Report Comment

9. bidin'matime said...

But the difference is that the HPC wont go away - sooner or later there will simply be no one in a position to move up the so-called ladder, at which point - game over...

Tuesday, July 4, 2006 01:24PM Report Comment

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