BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.
First hour: Origin of negative superstitions around ‘Friday the 13th’: arrest of 5000 Knights Templar (international bankers) in dawn raids by King Philip IV of France … on Friday 13th October 1307. Charges of heresy compiled with help from former Templar whistleblowers Esquin of Floyan, Bernard Pelet (Baron d’Alais?) & Gérard of Byzol (Caballero de Gisors?). Forced to resign: £50,000 insider deal by head of Swiss Central bank Philipp Hildebrand’s wife Kashya. Swiss bank whistleblower Rudolf Elmer hands over details of Swiss bank tax evaders to Wikileaks but is instead convicted of data theft himself. Bristol City Council borrow £50m to fill spending gap caused by the cuts. Prime Minister’s Questions: David Cameron and Ed Milliband spar over 9% rise in train fares. PMQs: Michael Meacher MP (Lab) points out that in 2 years the thousand richest people in Britain got richer by £137bn, this could be used to pay off the deficit and/or create a million jobs. ‘Spartacus report’ reveals fake consultation into benefit reforms for the most vulnerable in society such as the disabled and cancer patients. PMQs: Dame Joan Ruddock questions wisdom of cutting housing benefit. Bristol Speakers’ Corner on College Green every Friday lunchtime. Arbeit Macht Frei: Geology graduate Cait Reilly, who got her own work placement in a museum, forced to work for free in Poundland. Emma Harrison lives in luxury and makes £1.4m/yr from private schemes to get people off social security benefits, but not necessarily into work. PIP breast implants found to be made from industrial silicone but 140 year old private German company ‘TUV Rheinland’ reaffirmed official EU ‘CE’ kite mark certification in 2008. Stroud Mayor John Marjoram may be fined for not completing the census since it was sub-contracted to US defence contractor Lockheed Martin. Weekly news review with Cadbury Heath Councillor Martin Farmer (Lab).
Second hour: Privatising Media Mind Control: British Army Psychological Warfare officers from 15 PsyOps (Chicksands, Beds.) headhunted by private Strategic Communications companies who pay them approximately twenty times more than the army to manipulate public perceptions. Prince Andrew’s Private Secretary working for Bell Pottinger who represent despotic regimes such as Sri-Lanka & Bahrain. Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia today. Assassination of fifth Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan in Tehran. Bradley Stoke resident Lesley Cox & Martin Farmer (Lab) discuss BAe Systems’ cutting employers’ leases to drive them out, close Filton airfield and sell it off for housing, despite site’s history and future needs of employment in aerospace industry at the site. Secret society: should we be concerned that newly installed Filton and Bradley Stoke MP Jack Lopresti is a Freemason? He is invited to comment and/or to appear on this programme but does not return phone calls. BBC Southern Eye documentary ‘Anything To Declare’ (2000) shows Local Government Ombudsman taking stern view of freemasons failing to delare their masonic interest, using their votes to grant planning permission to masons in the same lodge. Look at CERN near Geneva and the Higgs boson ‘God particle’ with mathematician, system analyst and editor of victims unite website Sabine McNeill FRSA.