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Sign of the times

I just wished the readers of my personal blog (and these people do exist) a Merry Christmas by sticking up photos of local tradesmen’s signs saying Merry Christmas.

But I saved this sign for here:

MerryChristmasDontWorry

There is also a website. I particularly like this bit of it.

15 comments to Sign of the times

  • Mr Ed

    Volenti non fit injuria ‘Injury is not done to the willing’ is an old legal maxim in England and Wales, surely applicable not merely to participation in dangerous pursuits, e.g. 1950s airshows, (an obvious solution to Heathrow’s capacity problem) powerboat racing but to contracts as well as tort.

    These gentlemen, and others like them, are a happy reminder that the spirit of destructionism in our ruling class faces resistance still.

  • Mr Ed

    And it seems that on Boxing Day, the UK National Debt clock has quietly crashed through the £1,250,000,000,000 mark. Who will be taking our goods to the Pawn shop to pay their debt?

    ‘How silently, how silenty, the wondrous gift is given’.

  • debbie

    The 101.64% APR put me off a bit :)

  • Pardone

    Well, certainly a Merry Christmas for the Rothschilds as debt slavery becomes a way of life, the credit card a collar upon which the banks and governments enslave the people.

  • Oh yes, those Rothschilds. Can’t live with them, can’t leave an inane comment without them.

  • Mr Ed

    Suttons and Robertsons must be particularly obscure branches of the Red Shield ‘clan’, one sounding Anglo-Saxon and the other Scottish/Scando. Perhaps not having vineyards has helped them maintain a low profile.

    And the major part of the debt was foisted on the UK’s taxpayers by Blair, Brown and Cameron with the support of the then respective House of Commons.

    http://www.ukpublicspending.co.uk/debt_brief.php

  • Pardone

    “I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.” -Woodrow Wilson

    “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws.” Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812), founder of the House of Rothschild.

    “The few who understand the system will either be so interested in its profits or be so dependent upon its favours that there will be no opposition from that class, while on the other hand, the great body of people, mentally incapable of comprehending the tremendous advantage that capital derives from the system, will bear its burdens without complaint, and perhaps without even suspecting that the system is inimical to their interests.” The Rothschild brothers of London writing to associates in New York, 1863.

    The truth of debt is that it is a cage into which the ruling classes have locked us.

    No conspiracy theories here; The Rothschilds are damned by their own words, by their own words witness their fascism. They have plunged us into a world of debt slavery and the demented hell of Wongaland and are creaming off the profits while they sit on their fat arses, their political servants, bum-licking slaves like Cameron, Blair (rewarded with a cushy “job” at JP Morgan), Brown, Bush, Obama, and carpet salesman Osborne, corrupt prostitute Alan Greenspan, and his little bitch, the dimwitted clown Bernanke, and Goldman Sachs criminal scumbags like Hank Paulson, Mario Monti, and Mark Carney.

    Its a cozy little arrangement for the self-declared Masters of the Universe, who, when they mess up, get the rest of us to bail them out, then lock us all into debt while they profit from the 0 interest rates. Thanks, guys!

  • Mr Ed

    Pardone:

    Can you help me understand how Mr Blair’s job at J P Morgan was given to him by the Rothschilds?

    And are you, on the penultimate paragraph, pitching for a scriptwriter’s job in Pyongyang?

  • Dyspeptic Curmudgeon

    Well it IS nice to see that a Rolex like the one I bought in 1975 for $184 ($200 with sales tax), and which I am wearing today, is now worth about $7,500! Makes me feel richer just thinking about it.

  • What about inflation?

  • Julie near Chicago

    Alisa, what inflation? Last I heard the inflation rate here is officially a mere 1.5%.

    Peter Schiff had the crust, the almighty rind, the unmitigated gall, the chutzpah, the noive !!! to claim recently that actual inflation — the kind that affects people who actually have to acquire things like food and heat and so forth — is over 9% p.a. I don’t believe that for a second: if it were true Mr. Bernanke would have told us.

    again, and this time I mean it. :(

  • Julie near Chicago

    Dawg! Html-looking tags … WP didn’t know what to do with them. Well, substitute *’s for the tag-indicators, end the first para. with */sarc*, and begin the last one similarly.

  • What can I say, Julie – it can be really hard to make out all those little percentage points we little people care about from a helicopter…:-O

  • Julie near Chicago

    Yes, Alisa. Especially when looking through the wrong end of the telescope. :>)

  • Julie near Chicago

    Mr. Ed, thanks for taking us out to the air show. Loved it! :>))