Backlight, The Mind of A Banker: Psychopath, Reckless, Addict. John Key Anyone?

When a group of Swiss scientists wanted a control group in a psychological study about  psychopathic behavior of inmates they chanced upon a group of traders, like our own Prime Minister John Key. To their utter surprise it turned out that the traders showed higher marks for the very personality disorder they where trying to […]

Wealth Equals Dishonesty? No Shit!

So here we have a Prime Minister who has $ 50 million to his name which he made while working in the most corrupt and greedy business on the planet and most Kiwi’s can’t get their head around the fact that he didn’t come back to help his countrymen out by being a hard nosed […]

The bankers who think they’re doing God’s work

So Goldman Sachs, the world’s greatest and smuggest investment bank, has been sued for fraud by the American Securities and Exchange Commission. Legally, the case hangs on a technicality. Morally, however, the Goldman Sachs case may turn into a final referendum on the greed-is-good ethos that conquered America sometime in the 80s – and in […]

Of hungry children and lack of Aspirin or how the banks are killing the Greek

‘Over the last year we’ve had hundreds of parents who want to leave their children with us. They know us and trust us.’ – Fr Antonios Papanikolaou While their government buys weapons and military equipment with the bail out money Greeks have to make heart rendering decisions about what to do with children they can’t […]

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, The Head Of Obama’s Jobs Council, Is Moving Jobs And Economic Infrastructure To China At A Blistering Pace

Just so you know the economy is not going to turn around any time soon. Think it’s different here? Remember the train wagons? Well… we’re not building them are we? Jeffrey Immelt, the head of Barack Obama’s highly touted “Jobs Council”, is moving even more GE infrastructure to China.  GE makes more medical-imaging machines than […]

Black Friday and why America will never bounce back again.

On Black Friday hordes of people fought each other for cheap plastic crap made by Chinese slave labourers  in a mad frenzy of greed and consumerism. These are the end days of the empire. If you want to see how that looks here’s a compilation of video material from this website. On 1 December some […]

The Psychopathic shamelessness of Larry Silverstein

Larry Silverstein who famously told an interviewer that WTC7 was “pulled” (informal term for controlled demolition within the demolition community) in the aftermath of the collapse of the Twin Towers still has not made enough profit out of the misery that is the 911 attack. While more than 70.000 first responders and New York citizens […]

Merrill Lynch boss seeks 10-million-dlr bonus: report

And a little bit of news from John Key’s former career and even his former employer. The chief executive of troubled Wall Street firm Merrill Lynch is seeking a 10-million-dollar bonus this year in the midst of a financial crisis which plunged his company into dire straits, US media reported Monday. John Thain, who took […]

White House altered, deleted press releases on ‘coalition of the willing

I reckon the only people still believing the “Coalition of the willing” hype is the New Zealand population and that  includes both Pakeha and Maori. The Pakeha because they want to believe in the Superiority of the Anglo Saxon culture and the Maori because they actually volunteer for the NZ Army in a misguided believe […]

The Bailout Lie Exposed: Financial “Big Boys” Never Intended To Lend Out Their Windfall

In a nationally televised speech on September 24, George W. Bush said  in support of the proposed bailout plan that it was meant to “help American consumers and businessmen get credit to meet their daily needs and to create jobs.” The Bailout Lie Exposed Bush’s story was subsequently peddled by the Ministry of Information: the […]

While the world burns they fiddle; literally.

Just imaging a humble German priest at 85 wants to hear Mozart’s Mass in C minor played for his 85th birthday. Being a humble spiritual spiritual servant to his flock and much loved you would think that his flock buys him a DVD of his favourite orchestra and choir to have him enjoy this master […]

Banks Paying a Price for Their Epic Greed

Doctors. Lawyers. Architects. A decent society certainly needs them all. But what about bankers? Is banking also a necessary profession? Or is banking merely a grubby game where the few enrich themselves at the expense of the many? These days, the answer seems fairly obvious. We’ve simply seen too much enriching at our expense — […]

Watching Greed Murder the Economy

By Paul Craig Roberts   09/07/08 “ICH” — – The collapse of world socialism, the rise of the high speed Internet, a bought-and-paid-for US government, and a million dollar cap on executive pay that is not performance related are permitting greedy and disloyal corporate executives, Wall Street, and large retailers to dismantle the ladders of […]