“He had been building a political network with a reach and influence that was arguably stronger than any other in corporate America. only the CEO of Koch industries could call upon a massive lobbying operation, an army of grassroots activists, a donor network with contributions in the billions of dollars, and a universe of political front groups and donor vehicles nearly impossible for outsiders to map.”Continue reading Kochland-the secret history of Koch Industries and corporate power in America (Christopher Leonard):
Britain is now the most obese country in western Europe.Continue reading Boris Johnson’s rippling face fat, cancer, record obesity, the sick man of Europe, type 2 diabetes, deliberately inducing ill health, Covid 19, Food Banks, Child Poverty, Turkey Twizzlers 2020:
“Perhaps it is lonely at the top. perhaps as he moves through his days in his palaces, in the Royal Court, and on his yacht in the Red Sea overlooking the barren sands where he hopes NEOM will rise, he meets few people with the courage to blunt his more destructive impulses or an incentive to tell him that a beach with glow-in-the-dark sand is less crucial to Saudi Arabia’s future than investments in peace, education and the rule of law.”Continue reading MBS-the rise to power of Mohammed Bin Salman (Ben Hubbard):
“”While thousands of Americans die alone, Donald touts stock market gains. as my father lay dying alone, Donald went to the movies. If he can in any way profit from your death, he’ll facilitate it, and then he’ll ignore the fact that you died.” – Mary L. TrumpContinue reading Too Much and Never Enough-how my family created the world’s most dangerous man (Mary L. Trump):
Subversives-the FBI´s war on student radicals, and Reagan´s rise to power (Seth Rosenfeld):
“CIA can neither confirm nor deny the existence or nonexistence of records responsive to your request. The fact that existence or nonexistence of requested records is currently and properly classified.”Continue reading Subversives-the FBI´s war on student radicals, and Reagan´s rise to power (Seth Rosenfeld):
Orwellian doublespeak. ditch the double, as it is no longer durable – in today’s shit drenched bottomless crater of utmost dishonesty, the double has centupled, & still -somehow – manages to tumefy outwards & pull ever more brain-bending contortions of logic that are into the realms of surrealism.Continue reading Orwellian Overspill & Inversion of optics, Priti Patel, Extinction Rebellion,, Organized Crime, Terrorism, Far-Right Extremism, Non-Violent Protest, Criminal Government, Wildfires, Charles Koch, Rupert Murdoch,
The Peer and the Gangster-a very British cover-up:
July 1964, the Sunday Mirror ran a front-page story headlined: PEER AND A GANGSTER: YARD ENQUIRY. While the article withheld the names of the subjects, the newspaper reported that the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police had ordered an investigation into an alleged homosexual relationship between ‘a household name’ from the House of Lords and a leading figure in the London underworld. Lord Boothby was the Conservative lord in question, and Ronnie Kray the infamous gangster.Continue reading The Peer and the Gangster-a very British cover-up (Daniel Smith) – Jumpin’ Jack Flash-David Litvinoff and the Rock’n’Roll Underworld (Keiron Pim):
The downward disintegration. Dumbed-down, duped, degenerated doomed?
Crisis, scandal, travesty, abrasion. Repeat.
Fraying of the fabric.Continue reading Dumbed-down, duped, degenerated doomed: Donald Trump, Dictatorship, Despotism, John Yoo, George Nader, Seung-Hui Cho, Dick Cheney, Li Cindy Yang, Yujing Zhang, Roger Stone, Michael Flynn, John Bolton & “selling access”
Rarely is a book so disturbing & so shocking. Equally so, this unusually powerful opus has to be one of the most revealing & revelatory ever, & I mean ever, to be printed on the relating subjects & phenomena. It is absolutely indispensable to anyone researching or trying to understand the depth of the disorder & distortion, & the kind of preternatural corruption that lurks in the nexus of British power & beyond.Continue reading Playland-secrets of a forgotten scandal/The Abuse of Power-the true story of sex and scandal at the heart of London’s elite (Anthony Daly):