Monthly Archives: November 2014

Is it me, or are the Banks laughing at us?

Mark Carney’s statement last week on how the banks, having taken all our tax money, are now going after our savings, (see previous blog ) has been followed up this week by the IMF, whose Managing Director Christine Lagarde, stated that a diet of high debt, low growth and unemployment may yet become “the new normal in Europe”.

Are you telling us that the banks future plans for life on Planet Earth (because you bet it won’t be restricted to Europe), would take the shape of the population being held in penury indefinitely, in order to pay your organisations for the money we use (the interest) and which you print out of thin air? Come on lovely Christine . . . you’re having a laugh!!

Mr Carney’s message can only mean that processes are now being put into place to use this money again to bail out collapsed banks, because you think, or know, it’s going to happen again. Sadly, I and many others are sure you are right, given the current financial climate.

Let’s just take one example that is close to home, The Royal Bank of Scotland. Continue reading

Banks are readying to screw us again . . . Mark Carney shows how!

The use of taxpayer money to bail out the banks has become the biggest bank robbery in the history of our species . . . Not FROM the banks but BY the banks!

Robbery because taxpayer funds were only ever designed to provide the infrastructures that support Society . . . healthcare, education, roads, railways, and so much more that assists people in living their lives as comfortably as possible. Never, ever, was there the conviction that public money could be used to support private corporations when they came unstuck through malpractice.

The banks know they have got away with this robbery once but could not do it again without public revolution and so they have contrived a new game to take away the risks their gambling increasingly lays them (and us) open to. We are told that global regulators have proposed new rules to ensure that bank creditors and not taxpayers will now pick up the bill when a bank goes bust.

I have two fundamental issues with this statement. Continue reading