PRINCE ANDREW & JEFFREY EPSTEIN: Can the Palace really make the denial stick?

The Slog.

AndrewJEptBlur and distortion among the privileged

Prince Andrew’s flat and emphatic denial of any complicity in abuse of a minor in 2001 suggests just how seriously Buckingham Palace is taking the resurfacing allegations about his sex life.

I first posted on this affair just over two years ago. The circumstantial and affidavit evidence now available in a new Court case accusing Jeffrey Epstein of pimping minors for the sexual gratification of himself and others is nothing more than consistent with the charges that sent him to jail four years ago. What remains a mystery wrapped up in socialite privilege is how Epstein managed to spend just 13 months in the poky, when trafficking charges such as those usually carry 10-20 year sentence guidance in US Courts.

In the original 2012 Slogpost, my primary motive was to wonder what powerful people with sexualities as varied as Prince Andrew and Lord…

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The white working-class and the British elite – From the salt of the earth to the scum of the earth

Living In A Madhouse

Robert Henderson

1. How it used to be 

Thirty years ago the Labour Party primary client base was the white working-class, while the Tories still had remnants of the heightened sense of social responsibility towards the poor created by two world wars. Fast forward to 2006 and the white working-class are treated by the entire British political elite as a dangerous, almost subhuman species.

The mixture of contempt, fear and hatred which the white working-class now draws from the political class is echoed by the elite generally, indeed by not just the elite but the middleclass as a whole. Where once the white working-class were next to uninsultable publicly, sneering references to “chavs” and “chav culture” are now commonplace in the mainstream media where they pass with barely a critical public word, while ethnic minorities seemingly have licence to publicly  insult the white working-class with impunity, vide the Coronation Street episode…

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Police and Crime Commissioners- A failed experiment ?

Generally costly-mostly inept, some less than transparent , some economical with the truth and nepotistic. No , not the Houses of Parliament but PCCs.

Mainly men and ladies who ‘lunch’ being paid to be the fall guys for Police cuts and Privatisation. Bristol , where I live is particularly lucky to have two ‘independants’ (NOT). As PCC and elected Mayor . I will be writing my thoughts about these two in the future- for now unimpressed seems too polite. Strangely the only party wishing to do away with PCCs is UKIP.