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The Bilderberg meeting - that never happens. - is taking place soon.


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#1 George Rowell

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Posted 02 June 2019 - 07:01 AM

Mike Pompei, Jared Kushner, Henry Kissenger. representatives from the World Bank, billionaires and media moguls will not soon be attending the Bilderberg Group meeting that will not be taking place in Montreux Switzerland where they will not be discussing World issues in secret behind closed doors.

Awe, Just boys having fun.

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https://www.youtube....h?v=3SshCoyKxlM
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Posted 02 June 2019 - 07:48 AM

View PostGeorge Rowell' timworlestamp='1559476893 said:

Mike Pompei, Jared Kushner, Henry Kissenger. representatives from the World Bank, billionaires and media moguls will not soon be attending the Bilderberg Group meeting that will not be taking place in Montreux Switzerland where they will not be discussing World issues in secret behind closed doors.

Surely one of the most badly-kept secrets in modern economic history? I saw it written up in the graun every year for decades.To slag it off, of course.

ETA: It's economics, so of course I don't give a monkey's toss. However, there are a dozen big issues that ten years ago I gave more than two tosses for, but now seem so unimportant until the world gets (for example) Trump and Brexit sorted. Because otherwise there will be no world for them to be important in.
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Posted 02 June 2019 - 08:43 AM

If you want to know what happens at Bilderberg meetings read Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson. There's a chapter about that group in the book.

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Posted 02 June 2019 - 01:42 PM

I like the 12-foot lizards.
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Posted 02 June 2019 - 06:03 PM

Did they change the venue because Bannon is getting booted out of the Our Lady of Neofascism monastery?
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Posted 02 June 2019 - 08:59 PM

I guess if you have a billion in the bank you don't bounce your views off the gardener. Just meeting people with common values. I never watched the whole youtube offering but crocodiles sounds a lot more interesting than kilts and funny hand shakes. These guys are at another level entirely, although Prince Charles might not agree.
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Posted 03 June 2019 - 09:49 AM

View PostGeorge Rowell, on 02 June 2019 - 08:59 PM, said:

I guess if you have a billion in the bank you don't bounce your views off the gardener.

I dunno'. Dilbert gets good advice from the garbage man.

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Posted 04 June 2019 - 02:12 AM

View PostLFC, on 03 June 2019 - 09:49 AM, said:

I dunno'. Dilbert gets good advice from the garbage man.

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Posted 04 June 2019 - 08:36 AM

Except Scott Adams is a MAGAt.
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Posted 04 June 2019 - 09:04 AM

View PostAnBr, on 04 June 2019 - 08:36 AM, said:

Except Scott Adams is a MAGAt.

Forbes had a good piece on him and it sounds like he's less of a true believer MAGAt and more of a rank opportunist. It Trump's opportunism and milking of the gullible that Adams finds appealing and a mark of leadership.

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Donald Trump’s latest campaign to stamp out the immigrant wave that has “infested” (his word) America has alienated even some of his staunchest supporters. Not Scott Adams. Always the entrepreneur, the creator of the Dilbert comic strip has lately positioned himself as the defender and interpreter of all things Trump.

So far it’s been a winning bet. Adams’s book Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter has achieved bestseller status and his blog has racked up a whole lot of eyeballs. Like a hermit crab that can sense when to skitter along the ocean floor from one host shell to another, Adams has found the perfect mechanism to protect his career in the face of a newspaper industry that is collapsing around him.

In fact, just yesterday Adams uncovered a new opportunity to spread the word about his revamped brand. In response to the children-in-cages news cycle, he recorded an episode of his video blog where he defended the President’s policy as the only defense against an uptick in human trafficking.

Does Scott Adams really believe what he’s saying? Who knows? But really, it’s beside the point. It is clear that Adams sees the ability to persuade as ultimate mark of strong leadership, regardless of what cause that persuasion serves. It’s no wonder he sees Trump as his salvation and meal ticket.

Some people have called Adams an opportunist. To this charge, his response amounts to, “Who isn’t?” He has a point. These days those who don’t hone their persuasive abilities become suckers. And in Trump’s America, suckers get squashed.

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