The Blairite delusion.

ACCORDING to several news sources, Jeremy Corbyn is planning a post-referendum reshuffle and is trying to persuade Ed Miliband to accept a role in the shadow cabinet.

Seems like a good idea, is the general consensus of most Corbyn backers, and that’s because Miliband still commands a lot of respect.

Yes, he was leader when Labour lost the election, but it was a tough election to win, particularly after the seismic political shift in Scotland.

If Corbyn backers blame Miliband for anything, it was his willingness to appease the Blairites; or to borrow a phrase coined by MP Jon Cruddas, “the cold dead hand” of the party.

Predictably, the Blairites are already bleating about a Miliband revival. According to one Labour MP, “Ed shouldn’t be in the shadow cabinet. He should be in jail for what he did to the Labour Party.”

This excessively harsh statement was in reference to the changes Miliband introduced to democratise the leadership election system — changes the Blairites lauded at the time, but which they now wrongly “blame” for Corbyn’s leadership win.

Of course the MP’s identity was protected by the paper that reported the quote, but I have been on the wrong side of the Blairites for long enough now to not accept its validity.

The Blairites are a narcissistic bunch. They strut around news studios and on Twitter like a bunch of preening peacocks, bestowing their “wisdom” on us mortals.

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The Saudis have decided they are not going to be the 9/11 fall guys.

TRUTH BOMB : The Saudis turn on the Neo-Cons, The US blew up world trade center to create war on terror.

 

We’ve been waiting a long time for this. 5,368 days to be exact.

It has been 14 years, 8 months, and 12 days since the Neocon Zionist monsters in the United States along with their partners in the crime, the Saudis and Israeli Mossad orchestrated the 9/11 false flag operation that murdered nearly 3,000 innocents. Just a few smoking guns of their heinous crimes include the free fall collapse of world trade center building 7, the statistical impossibility of the BBC reporting about it 25 minutes too early and Lucky Larry’s multi-billion dollar insurance payout for “acts of terror.”

The litany of evidence of the NWO’s dastardly deeds on 9/11 has been documented, catalogued and readied for trials. The true culprits have been identified. And if you want the exact names and details there is no better video to watch than this one: 9/11 Conspiracy Solved: Names, Connections and Details Exposed

What remains is for these evil men to be brought to justice and tried for their crimes against American law, the Constitution and humanity. We have long hoped that the day would come when these sinister evil doers would start turning on each other and the truth would begin spilling out.

Enter the 28 pages and the Saudis. Reportedly, the classified 28 pages of the 9/11 report implicate the Saudis for at least helping to fund the terror attacks, but those 28 pages conveniently make no mention of Israeli involvement in the planning and execution of the attacks that day. The dancing Mossad agents who were arrested, sent back to Israel after ten weeks and who then admitted on Israeli TV, “We were there to document the event“.

No mention of them.

The decision has been made to throw the Saudis under the bus for the event that has up to this point, been blamed solely on Muslims. But the official 9/11 fable is now in the process of collapsing like a house of cards, and that house of cards is now coming down as fast as WTC-7.

In my interview with Harley Schlanger on May 20th we discussed this in some detail. I told Harley, “all of this is being orchestrated to throw Saudi Arabia under the bus, whilst never mentioning Israel.” Harley’s response could not have been more prescient.

There’s an element to this, when you throw somebody under the bus, you always face the possibility that they’ll come out and tell the truth.” [You can listen to it at 4 minutes and 28 seconds into the interview.]

The 9/11 truth research community has the goods on these people. We KNOW what really happened and who is really responsible.  But what we have needed is for these rats to turn on each other on a global stage.

And today it began.

The Saudis have just dropped the biggest truth bomb since Putin exposed the Pentagon’s bogus war on Isis in Syria.

Breitbart reported today:

Saudi Press: U.S. Blew Up World Trade Center To Create ‘War On Terror

The Saudi press is still furious over the U.S. Senate’sunanimous vote approving a bill that allows the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. This time, the London-based Al-Hayat daily has claimed that the U.S. planned the attacks on the World Trade Center in order to create a global war on terror. 

The article, written by Saudi legal expert Katib al-Shammari and translated by MEMRI, claims that American threats to expose documents that prove Saudi involvement in the attacks are part of a long-standing U.S. policy that he calls “victory by means of archives.”

Al-Shammari claims that the U.S. chooses to keep some cards close to its chest in order to use them at a later date. One example is choosing not to invade Iraq in the 1990s and keeping its leader, Saddam Hussein, alive to use as “a bargaining chip” against other Gulf States. Only once Shi’ism threatened to sweep the region did America act to get rid of Hussein “since they no longer saw him as an ace up their sleeve.”

He claims that the 9/11 attacks were another such card, enabling the U.S. to blame whoever suited its needs at a particular time; first it blamed Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, then Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq, and now Saudi Arabia.

September 11 is one of winning cards in the American archives, because all the wise people in the world who are experts on American policy and who analyze the images and the videos [of 9/11] agree unanimously that what happened in the [Twin] Towers was a purely American action, planned and carried out within the U.S. Proof of this is the sequence of continuous explosions that dramatically ripped through both buildings. … Expert structural engineers demolished them with explosives, while the planes crashing [into them] only gave the green light for the detonation – they were not the reason for the collapse. But the U.S. still spreads blame in all directions.

The intention of the attacks, writes al-Shammari in his conspiracy article, was to create “an obscure enemy – terrorism – which became what American presidents blamed for all their mistakes” and that would provide justification for any “dirty operation” in other countries.

Government thug beats up protestors, that’s good, protestors react and beat up Government thug…that’s bad.

Notice it’s not…THIS is the shocking moment that a protestor/s was viciously attacked by a middle aged police officer in France.

BUT…

THIS is the shocking moment that a middle-aged police officer was viciously attacked by a protester in France.

On Sunday, the left-wing campaigner was charged with attempted murder after he beat the commander, 51, to a pulp.

The horrific clip shows the officer being kicked and punched as he lies on the ground in the city of Nantes on 3 May.

The police officer goes solo to try and subdue the protestors, dropping a canister of tear gas into the throng of agitators.

The helmeted cop prepares his baton as he moves to ward off protestors.

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Watch Labour’s Angela Eagle make mincemeat of Osborne at PMQs (VIDEO)

Watch Labour’s Angela Eagle make mincemeat of Osborne at PMQs (VIDEO)

The Shadow Business Secretary, Angela Eagle, ‘twisted the knife’ on George Osborne over Tory infighting, at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), on Wednesday:

Angela Eagle filled in as opposition against George Osborne with David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn at the G7 summit in Japan.

Earlier in PMQs, the MP for Wallasey highlighted the Conservative chasm by offering the Chancellor the option of agreeing with either the Brexit faction of his own party or the General Secretary of the trade union Unite:

Now last week the employment minister called for brexit so there could be a bonfire of worker’s rights. Does the Chancellor agree with her or does he agree with Leon McCluskey?

It looks like Osborne’s party is so divided that he cannot even support Conservative MPs over trade unionists.

Then, Eagle continued to ridicule the Conservative party:

All the Brexiteers have been banished from the front bench.

After the exchange, a leading eurosceptic Conservative MP provided Eagle with an exemplar of Tory infighting. He accused Osborne of breaking the law by using governmental privilege to boost the Remain campaign. The Civil Service is meant to remain neutral in the three weeks before the referendum, yet government websites will maintain a pro-EU position.

This will only add to the bitter Brexit taste, following on from David Cameron banning civil servants from campaigning to leave.

Senior Tories have warned “the party could take years to recover its unity” unless both sides tone down their onslaught.

This week, Tory infighting reached new heights as former Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith called the Prime Minister “disingenuous”. He also compared Osborne to the fairy tale puppet Pinocchio, which Eagle referenced:

Pinocchio … with his nose just getting longer and longer and longer … is very similar to the Chancellor.

On Wednesday, Eagle did a commendable job filling in for Corbyn at PMQs. While Osborne looks increasingly like someone who’s career is about to hit a brick wall.

The Conservative party try to block police investigation into electoral fraud (VIDEO)

The Conservative party is continuing to act cagily over allegations of electoral fraud in the 2015 General Election. After already trying to withhold important information from the Electoral Commission, Tory party lawyers have opposed a request from Kent police for an extension to the time limit for their investigation.

Kent police’s application has been adjourned following the Conservative party’s challenge.

Channel 4 News’ Ed Howker said:

It’s quite extraordinary, Kent police turned up in Folkestone today, and went to court to try and extend the amount of time that they have to look at election expense in South Thanet – when they got there they found Conservative lawyers trying to stop them.

Let’s take a moment to consider what an innocent Conservative party would do. It would want the investigation over quickly and therefore would maximise transparency in order to achieve that. Yet what we are seeing is the opposite: first, the withholding of key information from the Electoral Commission, and now the blocking of a police investigation.

Howker continued, emphasising that this local investigation concerns a vital marginal seat:

Now you’ll remember that South Thanet was this extraordinary key battle ground during the 2015 General Election where Nigel Farage was trying to win the seat and the Conservatives were trying desperately to stop him.

Farage emerging victorious as an MP would’ve been a huge boost for UKIP, the Brexit campaign and very damaging for the Conservatives. There is a strong motive for the Conservatives to overspend in an attempt to make sure that didn’t happen.

Howker went on to speak of the allegations in this particular constituency:

Well our investigation earlier this year found that nearly £20,000 of expenses where put together by the Conservative party on hotel rooms. Some declared nationally – some not at all. We also found evidence that some people staying in those hotel rooms where campaigning locally on behalf of the Conservative party. Now if that had been declared it would have completely blown the local expenses budget for the MP there, Craig MacKinlay.

There are two types of election spending limits: national and local. At the 2015 election, the Conservatives allegedly either failed to declare or declared nationally hotel expenses for activists in marginal constituencies. However, this is at odds with the crystal clear rules:

And hotel expenses are just one part of this scandal:

If the allegations are proven true it could trigger a series of by-elections or even criminal prosecutions. But most significantly, David Cameron’s skinny majority means that his government hangs in the balance over these allegations:

Other police forces have requested an extension, yet for some reason it is only South Thanet where Conservative lawyers have tried to block it. Perhaps they are especially worried about what the police may uncover in this constituency. Or perhaps they are worried Farage may get elected in a resulting by-election, boosting UKIP ahead of 2020. Whatever the reason, this behaviour will only increase suspicion.

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Britain’s poorest people pay more of their income in taxes than the very richest, official figures reveal.

The worst-off tenth of households handed 47% of their money back to the government in 2014/15 – up from 43% two years earlier.

Yet the richest tenth paid just 34%, down slightly from 35% in the two years previously.

The gulf was laid bare today in annual figures by the Office for National Statistics which show the richest 10% earn £108,000 while the poorest earn just £4,467.

Once cash benefits are included, the richest receive 10 times more than the poorest – £110,000 a year before tax compared to £11,000.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell told the Mirror: “These are truly shocking figures and further prove that we are clearly not all in it together as George Osborne claims.

The huge gap between what the poorest and those more well off pay in tax only goes to show the unfairness at the heart of this Tory government.

“The truth is that the Tories are cutting taxes for millionaires while also cutting vital public services, and expecting the rest of us pick up the tab.”

Equality Trust Director John Hood said: “It can’t be right that millionaires can pay a smaller proportion of their income in tax than their cleaners.

“We need our politicians to recognise just how ridiculous this is and commit to building a fairer tax system that reduces the huge gap between the richest and the rest of us.”

The anti-poverty charity found the figures by analysing ONS data on all income including benefits, and all taxes including indirect taxes like VAT, the lottery and duty on cigarettes and alcohol.

Overall the poorest tenth of households paid £5,012 in tax while the richest tenth paid £37,829.

That means the poorest tenth paid more in tax than they earned from wages alone.

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Thousands fewer student nurses will qualify each year as grants cut by Tories.

Two thousand fewer student nurses will qualify every year thanks to Tory plans to scrap their grants, a damning report shows.

The research blows a hole in Chancellor George Osborne‘s claims that replacing bursaries with loans would free up universities to offer 10,000 more places.

It also claims the move will save the Treasury as little as £88million per year – and the hike in NHS costs to plug “significant staff shortages” would wipe out the savings.

The report, commissioned by UNISON and the National Union of Students, was carried out by independent consultancy firm London Economics.

It claims student nurses’ costs will rise 71%, leading to a 7% drop in demand, as they face paying up to £8,700 extra for their degrees.

UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “The prospect of graduating with huge debts is understandably going to put many people off a career in the NHS.

“The NHS already has too few nurses. Scrapping the bursary will make an already difficult situation much worse.

“With too few staff on the wards, the impact on patient safety could well be disastrous.”

NUS national president Megan Dunn said: “This research proves the costs will massively outweigh any benefits of these plans.

“It shows the government’s main reason for scrapping the bursaries, to save money, is blatantly incorrect.”

Shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander added: “This is a political decision. For the sake of saving some money in the short-term, this government is prepared to saddle nurses with a lifetime of debt.”

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