We are all slaves and there is no freedom - PART 2
A proposal for a New Politico-Economic System
Past and Present Enslavement – Historical Facts
….continued from PART1
Andrew Marr in his ‘History of Modern Britain’, claims that democracy did not arrive in Britain until the 20th century. The fact is that the wonderful, brave, inventive British people are still ruled, even today, by a bunch of German, French and Danish foreigners who despise them and would not give them the time of day – unless the rulers’ lives or fortunes become at risk. In such a case they, the rulers, become all patriotic and even change their names from Habsburg to Windsor in order to convince the poor parents to send their innocent children to be slaughtered protecting the wealth of these foreigners.
When the danger is over, the rulers then demand that the damaged children of the poor pay for their own prosthetic limbs, to replace the ones they have lost while fighting to save or to increase the wealth of the rulers.
A recent typical example of this attitude is the case of Conservative Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell MP. In September 2012, Mitchell reportedly verbally abused police officers with the words "I'll have your fucking job for this. Best you learn your fucking place. You don't run this fucking government. You're fucking plebs." - Plebs, meaning plebeians; meaning commoners or members of the lower social classes, meaning expendable. The resulting brave face put forward by of a whole nation, a face which was slapped by Mitchell-The-Patrician, hid a hurt which was graphically expressed by a journalist who called Mitchell a ‘pissing little Fauntleroy’.
Even more indicative of this mentality of feudalism is the fact that David Cameron, the Prime Minister and himself a member of the ruling class, has stood by Mitchell and accepted Mitchell’s denial of the event and his non-apology at face value, naturally taking Mitchell’s word over the policemen’s written log record.
Those who manage to make money in Britain through their craft, skill, talent or brain send their children to private schools in order for them to hobnob with the 7% privately educated supposed patricians. However, though a private education will certainly guarantee one a better career, one does not automatically become a patrician or a prince, because those at the top, the Princes of the food chain, will not allow it. It would not surprise me if Andrew Mitchell MP actually belongs to this class of people and he is not really a true Patrician, but is simply imitating those he considers to be his superiors.
Another powerful and telling example of this attitude of Prince-to-Patrician-to-Plebeian superiority is found in the history of Winston Churchill. I used to be a great admirer of Churchill until I came across a few telling facts.
During WWII two British traitors, both RAF officers, were caught red-handed spying for the Japanese.
One was Lord Sempill, son of the aide-du-camp to King George V and certainly a Prince in the food chain. This traitor was partly responsible for 100,000 British soldiers being taken prisoner in Singapore, out of which 25,000 died in horrific circumstances. Besides considerable amounts of money, Sempill also received a military medal from the Japanese in recognition of his services.
The other traitor was a plebeian who became partly patrician by the means of military rank. He was Squadron Leader Frederick Rutland, whose parents were working class (plebeians). Rutland also betrayed his country to the Japanese at the same period, for money.
On Churchill’s orders Sempill was not to suffer any ‘loss of status’ (despite the horrendous loss of plebeian lives he was responsible for) and he was given the option of either resigning, or being transferred to Scotland!!!
The working class traitor Rutland on the other hand, spent the war in prison and finally committed suicide in abject poverty.
The different treatment received by these two traitors is a blaring statement about the different levels of justice available in Britain and the existence or not of real democracy at the time and how correct Andrew Marr’s assessment is.
This type of behaviour from Mitchell and Churchill so many decades apart is typical of the undemocratic mentality of the ruling class towards those they perceive to be plebeians.
In their own mind the feudal system is alive and well, simply a rose by another name.
Conclusion? The principle of justice on the basis of equality in law is only possible when the privileged are not involved.
PERSECUTION OF THE POOR
The extreme poverty imposed on the ordinary people of England, first through the feudal system, then by various Acts of Parliament designed to tax and to weaken them in favour of the wealthy land owners, like the outrageously repressive Enclosure Acts of the Regency period, are again, classic examples. Incidents like the Peterloo Massacre where 620 civilians, including women and children, were hacked by soldiers’ sabres, demonstrate the actual dictatorship the British people lived under through the centuries.
In other words, those in power have no pity and they always want more.
DOES THIS HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE 21ST CENTURY?
The fact is that a non-meritocratic class system based on wealth, connections and private education exists to this very day. When David Cameron (related to the Royal Family), now Prime Minister, first went for an interview at the Conservative Party HQ after graduating from university, he was reportedly preceded by a telephone call from the Palace to the interviewers, about the wisdom of employing the young man. He is now the Prime Minister of Britain and he is a cheerleader for the monarchy.
Sir Robert Mark, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1972 to 1977 is famous for saying that the Metropolitan Police was employing more crooks than it caught. Naturally he had to resign. The recent Hillsborough police corruption case and the extensive corrupt police involvement in the 'News of the World' phone hacking scandal both appear to indicate that the situation has not changed since the brave commissioner’s telling comment.
The lack of meritocracy invariably and inevitably leads to corruption. This is true in all states, but the British example is so blatant that it is easy to use as an illustration to make my point.
Corruption in the UK is so systemic and so well entrenched that it has reached the point of becoming institutionalised in law. The Ruling Class itself must be above the law as far as it is possible and in order to achieve this, the judicial system must be particularly controlled. The loyalty of Judges and senior policemen must, therefore, be ensured. The loyalty and cooperation of these bodies is safeguarded through the issue of knighthoods and peerages, but also through reciprocal protection from legal proceedings and if this is not possible, protection from embarrassing exposure whenever possible.
It has been reported that the Guardian Newspaper was prevented from naming and shaming 170 misbehaving Judges because of a relevant exemption in the Freedom Of Information Act Section 40. This was also the case of a 2007 report which revealed 1,434 complaints against judges and magistrates who were involved in porn cases, some of which included underage children. http://www.bentlawyersandcops.com/
If the law prohibits the publication of corruption in the judicial system, then there is no corruption and no corrupt judges.
As a result, when Barclay’s Bank is caught manipulating the LIBOR rate, which effectively influences international financial transactions counted in the TRILLIONS, the first reaction of the Government/Ruling Class (Remember Prime Minister Cameron who got the job after a telephone call from the palace?) is that they are not sure if Barclay’s has actually broken the law!
The examples of cronyism in Britain are so blatant, that laws have been created to prevent the information from reaching the public. Therefore, there is no cronyism!
So, friends, remember that the more a demagogue makes reference to democracy, patriotism and religion, the less he has to say in support of truth, common sense, and human decency.
…to be continued