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#G0484* – Re: FIFA not fit for purpose

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 26/06/2011

#G0484* – Re: FIFA not fit for purpose


here is an extract from a discussion on one of the Forums I participate in which may interest you:

Quote Originally Posted by Lois Lane

I was referring to the enormous sums of money that swash around football make supermarket accounts look like those of a charity shop (exaggeration for effect but you get the picture).
I would guess that most top players don’t pay all their tax liabiities, instead they shove a lot of it off-shore or declare they are employed by another foreign team. But players and managers don’t employ thousands of people and pay the NI contributions for them as well as their wages or give them a career ladder. In football the players, managers, agents, international bodies of wise men, work in a closed world and are beholden to noone except in some cases, shareholders who like it that way.
Bottom line is that when you criticise large institutions for taking money out of the economic system, of bribery, corruption etc look no further than the world of football.
But what REALLY gets me is that some who jump up and down demanding every penny form large corporations, say nothing over and above the chat over a pint about the huge sums of money mishandled by organisations like FIFA. If another country were caught with their pants down like that the Brits would splash it all over the red tops. Instead they mutter under their breath and pay out hundreds for another season ticket.
So much for a moral stance.
and does it not strike you as third world mentality for a group to “let go” someone clearly guilty of corruption saying that there is no case to answer, then within 48 hours call him corrupt but we have washed our hands of him???????? Don’t mention Old School Tie or Inward Group Protection.
I wonder how much of a golden handshake Johnson got?
If the man on the clapham omnibus wants perfection in his world of work and politics, they should be campaigning on the streets to demand it in a SPORT for heavens’ sake. But no. Blatter knows it will be quietly put away because after all, it is football. Innit?

My Response was


I am not for a moment being dissmissive of your reasoned post, almost all of which I agree with.

You did make an interesting linkage that you may not have intended with The Third World – To take that further: Might it be that as a country slides into third world status it tends to adulate new gods?

Anthem confirms there is an utterly irrational mindset about those dwelling and living in the margins of reality – First he shows Manchester to be very third world with its irrational and ill advised support for the economic illiteracy and Kleptocratic QUANGOcracy of the utterly duplicitous Labour Party (surely on realising the Tories to be no better Manchester may take a more balanced view but I fear not as tribalism is too ingrained in 3rd. world structures!).

Anthem also points out that Tribalism in such a debased society becomes endemic where we start to move into the realms of 4 legs good 2 legs bad intellectual thinking!

You will note that in another of the country’s failed cities we have the same levels of ignorance, confusion and tribalism in Glasgow – so very 3rd. world beset with its beggars in imported cheap and nasty Chinese tartan fabric, incapable of playing their ridiculous doodle sacks to sound remotely like proper bagpipes with their see here Jimmy their vacant drunk/drugged eyes and aggression and the poor bl@@dy dog!

That large swathes of such cities are dragged along by the herd instincts and tribalism of football is unsurprising – the more such societies fail the more people are dragged into the Games and Circuses. Sadly if we learn nothing from history beyond it being ever thus we have at least learned something. The Gladiators are no longer the ‘Champions’ of our society but risible buyins reflecting nothing more than too much money in the hands of the exploiters of the failed society.

To start to understand how these massive swindles against society are conducted in a perfectly legitimate manner – first realise the one area in which politicians fear the people is the organised masses of the tribal pawns!

Are you aware that one of FIFA’s rules is that the host country of any of their tourneys must, before consideration, waive all taxes! The pucillanimous politicians acquiesce, in our names, fearing the confrontation with these modern day corrupt and ruthless war lords and their armies of gullible and manipulable tribal cannon fodder and thus the heroes of the morionic masses avoid paying their dues to the society they milk!

The same goes for boxers, athletes, motor sport etc. etc.

Then on the individual level consider such utterly unprincipled scams as Paul Baxendale Walker‘s who clearly would not aim to break laws nor act other than on the edge of legitimacy as they engineer the rip off of society for the gain of the client see: CLICK HERE – That their offices are in London & Glasgow will not surprise nor their proud boast of when they were eviccerated on TV is now: Paul Baxendale Walker featured on BBC Money Programme – “No tax please, we’re rich!

Nor that their foundation aims top priorities are a tad confrontational stated as:
…the liberty of the individual underwritten by the rule of law
…the primacy of commercial freedom
…the enhancement and protection of wealth
…achieving justice under the law
…the protection of private rights
…the enforcement of state obligations

We implement strategies which provide our clients with a dual advantage:
…maximising wealth by the use of current opportunities
…minimising the potential effect of future risks

It all sounds depressingly like a sales schpiel for Bernie Madoff or The Cappo di Tutti Cappos when offering protection by the 7th. Precinct!

That these practices are legal in our increasingly debased age where we have ever burgeoning proliferation of ill conceived laws imposed from The EU and less and less liberty, self determination, democracy and justice daily can hardly be surprising.

Consider if you were a footballer from the Ivory Coast with a skill of such earth shattering importance that you could kick a ball you could well find yourself whisked away to a 6 figure weekly income where even deducting the bribes and boncellas of agents and the like you could still find yourself with income in the £Millions per annum – next is a visit to the ‘tax consultant’ who for a modest fee with many noughts would advise perhaps that you forgo income and settle for your new found new style mafiossi to pay you in pension contributions – on which not tax is paid – a pension in trust in shall we say Belize, where growth is guaranteed in what looks immensly like a Ponzi Scheme but JUST misses the target!!

To buy a £4M house and 3 super concept sports cars merely borrow money from your tax consultant as repayment of loans and fees on such foreign loans are tax free.

So our wizzard ball kicking semie literate Ivorian now earns what can only be considered a King’s Ransome and plays bat and ball or some such to entertain the moronic mobs in some third world failed city in Britain and not only does he represent NOTHING other than bonded labour (slavery by any other name) but represents nothing relative to the Third World failed city concerned beyond greed and avarice that would make their off shore owners eyes water with something far from remorse!

Whether traffiking in people, drugs or merely cutting to the chase and going after the money is there really any difference in morality?

We must of course concede FIFA is indubitably fit for purpose but that purpose is not one I would wish to aspire to in 1,000 lifetimes – thaose are not principles as we know it Jim!


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Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 02/01/2011




as the Government bangs on about ‘The Big Society‘ – surely it is ‘Big Government‘ with over taxation, social engineering, political correctness, QUANGOs, Kleptocracy, interferrence and utter incompetence as shown by the inability to accept responsibility for anything they get wrong, the lack of integrity that means when they are monumentally wrong yet hang onto their cronie based non jobs – these are the facts that preclude society of any damned size.

Society large or small is a matter of aim, desire, value and result NOT Legislate, Empire Build, Self Enrich and Over Regulate.

Government is merely the servant of the natural society and as soon as they exceed that role the end and collapse of society approaches with the speed escalating as taxes rise, interference increases and State employment burgeons.

The perfect example of a collapsing society is Britain after 13 unlucky years of utter incompetence from the morally bankrupt, economically illiterate Labour Party and now we have a weak and venal coalition of those who failed to be elected clinging onto a pretence of Governing ONLY because those tossed out by election were even worse.

We now have a National Debt of £4.8 Trillion and inevitably rising as the interest rates and destruction wrought by Labour incurred interest and future commitments that preclude any chance of even denting the debt.

You will find the articles on BBC Dispatches informative including CLICK HERE 

These are glib figures as we listen to politicians talk of ‘we will spend £XXX Million to improve YYY’ the next intends to ‘Invest £X Billion over 5 years in improving YYY’
X insert appropriate figure
Y insert appropriate department.

The sonambulent audience applause not understanding for a moment that these clowns don’t have ANY money – what they have announced is how much more of yours and my money they intend to steal to justify their useless existence.

They talk glibly of a £Billion – OK so what is a Billion?
ONE Billion seconds ago it was 1963
ONE Billion minutes ago predates the Christian era
ONE Billion hours ago predates mammalian bipedal movement on this planet!

Now we have £Trillions so what is a Trillion?
Well if you took a £50 note new from the mint and put a stack of them on top of each other how high would a stack of ONE Trillion £ be?
Well astonishingly that stack of notes would be 1,281 miles high!

So Britain’s National Debt is in fact a pile of notes 6,150 Miles High!

So at a mere 5% interest rate compound the stack grows inexorably by 307 Miles a year!

The Government spent MORE money than every single British Citizen and every single British business put together – Considerably more than they actually earned in taxes stolen from us!

The Public Sector is now BIGGER than the Private Sector – If we sold EVERY single House, Flat or home in Britain it would NOT raise enough money to pay Britain’s debts!

The present shower in power are little better and in fact National Annual Government Spending will rise from £697 Billions to £757 Billions – based upon current commitment alone and the cuts and increases of tax as on Fuel will not even effect the interest let alone the debt!

On this basis who do YOU think is working for whom?

Is your Government the servant of OUR Society is it even a part of it or like some great maggot just feeding on the corpse their diseased policies have created until there is NO Society left Big or Little!

When the Society is gone and we are fighting eachother for food; because the CAP & CFP have so catastrophically failed, as we KNOW they have; what will the parasites in Government and the 53% of the people who have betrayed the Big Society by working for The Big Government then feed on as they make and produce NOTHING.


& ANYONE with an idea how we cut Government back to the bare minimum to give The Big Society a chance do let me know.

Do not forget when the servants are more powerfull, more numerous and more wealthy than those they serve it is just ONE STEP from La Guillotine and a very small step at that. One step from ripping up the wooden floor in your own home to heat what little food you may have, with every coat and jumper on the bed to keep warm and a collapsed Health Service with children found dead in their beds with hypothermia and malnutrition.

Northern Ireland after years and years of being betrayed by their leaders both secular and clerical whilst they squabbled, bombed and terrorised to gain power in a power struggle to gain control over control of building scams, taxi rackets and Government contracts whilst masquerading criminally in a pretence of faith and souls aided in the criminality by the Papacy and the Protestant criminal class – now they have found out a hidden cost of the irresponsibility with the complete collapse of their water supply infrastructure and even that was mild because for so many years the British Tax Payers have been paying for their self indulgent idiocy!

The model for Northern Ireland and now it seems the only hope for Britain would be to follow the economic principles of John Cowperthwait (April 25, 1915 – January 21, 2006) who was Financial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1961 to 1971and who in those 10 years by implementation of the economic principles of Adam Smith took Hong Kong from a transit post fishing community to being a power house economy driven and still upwardly mobile to this day.

John Cowperthwait removed ALL taxation from the poor, removed purchase taxes, set taxes around 15% with a top band of around 20% and almost immediately within months saw tax revenues rise as the output of the people increased with the added incentives and liberation as the tax burden was lifted – The wealth of the small banking and Colonial center very soon led to a burgeoning area of luxury with ever more ever higher towers of glass and ambitious design.

The growth was such that it spilled off of the island first to develope The New Territories on the mainland and then to enrich the ajoining Chinese provinces with the entrepenurial spirit spilling out to turn the region into one of the most vibrant economic growth areas in the world.

As a result of slashing taxes and creating wealth even Communist China has learned the lesson and despite the centralising control spirit ethos of Communism China controls only 28% of economic activity across its hugely diverse peoples and land, which you will note continues to grow year on year, as does the wealth of the State where currently they are seeking to further underpin their economy and growth for the future by increasing their gold holdings by an additional 10,000 physical tons which is driving the price of gold up on world markets whilst all but the BRICs are struggling.

China may well be Communist with 28% State control of the economy yet we see Britain as a capitalist Country, ostensibly, collapsing under the burden of 53% central Government control and a fraction of the growth of the BRICs dwarfed by China and India.

How long would YOU last if the food shops never opened again because The EU had so catastrophically mismanaged the CAP & CFP that there is no food to buy?
IT HAS – we are now net food importers right across EUrope, no longer able to feed ourselves!

I do not believe we have an economic leader with the wisdom or clout of John Cowperthwait and clearly we have only the dregs playing out their egos and greed in Politics with nothing but their failures and their egos to offer the people – I can see no sign of the kind of intelligence or vision in the body politic that it can or would turn The Ship of State around with the hazards of the channel with collapsing output on the one side, burgeoning unemployment on the other and a howling gale of over regulation from our malign Government in Brussels endorsed by its Gaulleiters rubber stamping its crassly incompetent and catastrophic squalls of bureaucratic paperwork and petty fogging, self serving over regulation with yet again more foolish vat rises to further hamper the economy emanating from The EU.

Just as the storm broke Britain found ourselves with the most squalid, most corrupt and most self serving and incompetent Governments for 200 years at the very time when also our enemies and the enemies of mankind were amassing their greatest hold on centralised power and malevollent control in EUropean history with the malice of Nazi Germany and the greed for self enrichment of The Peakock Throne of Persia.

We are little better off now with the also rans who were voted in not on their merit but as the apathetic public realised the heinous hubristic arrogance of the incumbent Government of economic illiterates and self enriching War Criminals of Blair & Brown’s Cabinets dancing to the tune of Julia Middleton’s Common Purpose hand in glove with the leader of the Government John Presscot and his old school Communist ambitions so in tune with the EU which now costs us £48 Million a day being squandered on ever larger palatial shrines and burgeoning levels of bribery and unaccountability sheltering behind a €2.1/2 Billion propaganda budget to tell us how wonderfull they are with OUR money!

It is just a matter of WHEN total collapse occurs not IF. Bringing with it The Wars of Disassociation and the propensity for 200,000,000 deaths as famine and anarchic violence stalk the planes of EUrope. Do not fool yourself these catastrophies won’t happen – in the realisation of their imminence the leadership of these New World Order Governments have tried to detract the people from what is really happening by inventing and imposing the nonsense of AGW (Anthropogenic Global Warming) minded to trick people, without ANY sound science into fear of an event NOT happening to use it to tax people to stave off the day of the economic collapse that IS happening!

Mankind is nearly ungovernable without an ever greater fear to salve his willingness to pay taxes so the State can grow and the political elite cover their mistakes and stuff their pockets – Yet have you EVER heard a politician of stature and integrity factor into the equation the simple fact that when the last World War of 1945 ended the Global population was a tad short of 2 Billion and we now have a population of just coming up to 7,000,000,000 or more simply in 65 years the planets population has grown by 3.1/2 times.

How can YOU possibly believe collapse can be avoided with the calliber of crud we have for politicians when numerous MPs were asked what Britain’s National debt was not one knew one to be fair said it was Trillions but went on to qualify that he had no idea what a Trillion was and of the others most believed it to be NOT £4.8 Trillion but a mere £150 > 175 Billion.

Not one of the random members of the public who tried could even read £4,800,000,000,000 (£4.8T) off of the side of an artic trailer!
“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821),

Greg L-W.

for all my contact details & Blogs: CLICK HERE  

British Politicians with pens and treachery, in pursuit of their own agenda and greed, have done more damage to the liberty, freedoms, rights and democracy of the British peoples than any army in over 1,000 years.

The disastrous effects of British politicians selling Britain into the thrall of foreign rule by the EU for their own personal rewards has damaged the well-being of Britain more than the armies of Hitler and the Franco – German – Italian axis of 1939 – 1945.

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