QUOTE (wellfield @ 12th Oct 2011, 07:33pm)
You are right,Americans do think they are the centre of the universe...but hopefully the younger set you mention, think and now realize that they are not......and Tam,you're right also,Presidents,Kings,Prime ministers dont' run the countries,as I stated a long while back on this site,the Corporations of the world run the whole show..and I believe that in the not so distant future will have their own armies..... I know that sound far out,but not in my way of thinking.
Like I`ve alway said ,Campbell.....Multi national Corprations know no flag. Look at some of the Ex politicos, K*** Ar*** Blair comes to mind, now with his millions, Mandellson(Spelling.)skint a few years ago, now buying a A nice London Pad........ Around 14million pounds.??????? Lobbyists ....CROOKS ONE AND ALL!! AS ARE THE PEOPLE WHO HIRE THEM. I used to be the eternal optomist... now !! all I can see is something like Mad Max, or Waterworld. Sad Sad . They all promise to clean up the mess, They made the mess in the first place. They dont get wage cuts, lose pensions, they look after their own. Follow the dream you`re told own your own home. Ah! but now you`re hooked...You cant go on strike...got to pay the mortgage, cant ask for more money...might get fired, `cos you`ve allowed them to take your rights away, and of course ,you`ve got to make that mortgage. Now the Financial Crooks have taken over, your home is less value the your mortgage. You are out in the street, The bankrs and moneylender give themselves huge bonus`s . Your elected officials bail them out with your money, why `cos they`re in their pockets. Someone once said " The People get the Goverment they deserve."