Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Antedote to the Guardian? Off Gaurdian. Vanessa Beeley, Eva Bartlett #ConquestofDough


Tony Benn on the #Guardian
"As I came away , on the bus, I thought: The Guardian represents a whole batch of journalists, from moderate right to moderate left – i.e. centre journalists – who, broadly speaking , like the status quo. They like the two-party system, with no real change. They’re quite happy to live under the aegis of the Americans and NATO; they are very keen on the European Union because the Commissioners control everything. They are very critical of the left, but would also be critical of a wild right-wing movement. They just are the Establishment. It is a society that suits them well. I should think that probably most of them send their kids to private schools. I should think a lot of them don’t use the National Health Service, but they tolerate it as the price you have to pay in order to keep the populace content. They’re not interested in me any more because they don’t think I have any power, and I can’t say I’m very interested in them, except as exhibits in a zoo'."
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Will Rowlands "Exhibits in a zoo"  

Owen Jones can be the annoying little chimpanzee


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Ash Patel Makes me laugh the way they claim to be some sort of (non-biased) independent media and now they are asking for donations

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Judith Tanner A pretty accurate summation of establishment journalists around the globe. They've become fat cats. They don't want anything to ruffle their comfortable lifestyles. Appalling.

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Nina Cross Brilliant Tony Benn 

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Tammy Gallant Is the U.S. supporting the SDF in Raqqa in order to factionalize, divide, and weaken Syria in line with Israel's policy? Mint press headline

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Chris Vlaar John Pilger, Sonja van de Sonja van den Ende Eva, you Vanessa and a few others come with the truth, John is an established name and hard to touch, they will do everything to demonize you and you want get many publishers because you don't come with the articles they want to see but refuse to lay down (no pun intended). Shame on all the people who still believe the lies, ignorance is no excuse these days

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Oakey Pruett "The middle way (path) is the safest" is an ancient philosophy and has some merit. As it relates to the present however, and in particular to the western mainstream media which is all stacked on the right, being in the middle has no positive effect.

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Bob Ford Jr. All of that makes them (the mainstream press) the enemy of freedom and democracy. Especially now, as the oligarchs and the war machine spew more and more propaganda which they, as the mainstream press, are obliged to present as real "news."

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Nevenka Nestorovic He wasn't wrong! 
I can just imagine what horrid little teacher's pets they all were.


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Peter Thompson Readers beware!

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Lyn Smith Absolutely love it!

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Silas Blank Not quite sure about that. The Guardian came out in support of the Lib Dems when Clegg had a shot at actually winning (in votes if not seats) and changing the electoral system
In the end many voters chickened out of backing the LDs and we got the Coalition


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Azad Rasheed I was disgusted by the sanctimonious words but crouched in hatred inciting mob violence by Guardian Editor Freedland against George Galloway at BBC Question Time held in Finchley.Not happy the David Dimbeby handled it.
On the other side billionaire 
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Will Rowlands Freedland is a vile neocon

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Silas Blank Freedland is godawful I've been skipping his columns for years if not decades

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Sue Grant Tony Benn, one of only a few good politicians who wasn't afraid to speak out against the establishment but always held in high esteem by the house, his peers and most importantly the British public. I remember when he and his wife were injured in the Brighton bombing, his wife quite seriously of which she never fully recovered and in my opinion made him even more anti - establishment

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Alex Ferguson For me, the guardian lost all credibility when they kow towed to GCHQ and handed over the Snowden files. They have been a propaganda rag ever since.

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Radmila Nastic Pity they have been turned to trash

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Roger Lewis https://letthemconfectsweeterlies.blogspot.se/.../bourgeo... 

Thesis.


In a diary of a nobody, Mr Pooter,
is everyman and woman. Striving.
Petit Bourgeois, discordant with
their lot, in earnest to impress.

Anti Thesis

Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness,
inalienable rights , the laws of Nature
and of natures god.A constitution
written for a usurping class, claiming
authority, a reflection of common sense, 
and pained to see. This revolution of , by and for Whom?

Synthesis.
As the victor writes history so the powerful pass laws to satisfy their own ends. Power only represents the powerful.

Moyenne Bourgeoise and Grande
Haute Bourgeoise. A Class cuisine, Escoffier
Classical Aspiration. One acquires,
A bourgeoise aesthetic, Petit Bourgeoise Sycophancy.


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Roger Lewis http://letthemconfectsweeterlies.blogspot.se/.../globalis...

the idea before it was clothed in words

heard in minds, as uttered thought
the communication of arranged ideas
Thoughts lifting mist from the poet´s page.

To set the stage, not in the round
but, to see the scene in the sphere
Which actors will the playwright lay
on the page´s narrative to steer.

Which course to meet
who to set upon the bridge
For strength of Bulls Wall Street
of Bears & onion domes upon our chart

A heroes pride found in Britannia's isles
Monks ´´sans humilite´´ fane ease
Like Pope we find our actors
´´All, all alike, find reason on their side´´

mais par impatience de souffrir
On the present discontents, Burke opined
Putin ,Trump and Farage set courses un-entangled
Junker , Merkel, Call for straight ahead.


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Counsel for the people charge usury of its crimes.


This baron abstract that claims fruit.
This heavy invisible burden,
a yoke. Fashioned in language,
felt but never seen.

inflicting scars as deep as any lash,
claiming lives as real as any canon.
This nightmare device of imagination.
Who are the slayers of this mythical dragon?

Coleridge saw beauty in nature where sweet amaranths bloom. And Shakespeare compared his summers day.
What of this hamlets ghost of a spectre?
something is rotten in the danegeld,
many more promises are written than can be kept.

So much nectar strained from thin broth,
which bargains can be made?
When the music stops and the dancers
sit down. Chairs are our metaphor for the real.
Always too few.


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The Last Bakery in Aleppo.


Abdul looks at the space where his father's head once sat upon his broad shoulders, the words his father had just spoke rung in his ears and he held in his hands a Jar Covered in Silver Filigree through which glistened the golden sheath. Concealed and protected within, be an ancient Glass vessel held, beneath a Lid of fine ornamented bejewelled blue lapis lazuli blue glass that shimmered as the Mediterranean sea off the beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. Within this sacred Vessel was the most sacred of ceremonial Doughs, the most secretly and jealously guarded of all Aleppo's secrets. More jealously protected down generations of his family more so than the Codex of Aleppo's Central Synagogue the Site of the Cave of Elijah. This was history and the key to the sustenance of generations a direct line back to before history began, a starter dough born of the first undomesticated grains and the Yeast from the air breathed by the first civilisations of sedentary populations. These were the grains which formed the metrics for measurements from which the noble science of metrology sprang. The grains which defined the weights and measures of rations for the slaves of Pharaohs and the origins of all measurements from which all science and mathematics became codified. The Grains that made this dough produced the sugars and the carbohydrates that nourished the bodies and fueled the thoughts of the mothers of all invention. In his hands, Abdul's held a link back to the beginning of all that we know, and all that we take for granted. And now it fell for him to take the Holy Sour Dough to a safe place, far away, over many seas and lands to make good and redeem promises made long ago between contracting parties whose promises were sealed in blood and sacrifice and whose code had spread to the four corners of the world. Secrets now bleeding from the severed head of his Father yet locked still in the mind of His son who stood momentarily shocked.
He heard voices, The White Helmets, the mercenary army of the Black orders of usury, the challengers of the nobility of the dough.