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____/ Homer on Friday 22 Jul 2011 06:55 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> ____/ Homer on Thursday 21 Jul 2011 12:50 : \____
>>> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>>> ____/ Homer on Thursday 21 Jul 2011 10:11 : \____
>>>>> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>>>>> For the time being, whether we like it or not, the US authorities
>>>>>> are the world's policeman. Still, better than China being in this
>>>>>> position.
>>>>> Not by much.
>>>> Who would you rather have in charge? Sweden?
>>> Well, given that I'm supposed to be British, I had the radical notion
>>> that maybe the government the British electorate democratically voted
>>> for should be in charge of Britain, rather than some remote communist
>>> superpower on the one hand or an even worse fascist superpower on the
>>> other, but maybe I'm hoping for too much.
>> Well, the UK doesn't even control itself now.
>> Blair's former press officer Lance Price: Murdoch was "3rd most
>> powerful figure in the Labour government"
> Not any more:
> [quote]
> Steve Richards: Politicians are finally free from Murdoch's tyranny
> The tyrants lose their swagger and those that lived in fear dare to
> speak out. The dynamics of the News International saga are similar to
> the ones that shape the fall of dictatorial regimes, except in this case
> it is some mighty media executives who are suddenly fearful and the
> politicians who are liberated.
> Yesterday's exchanges in the Commons were ones I thought I would never
> witness. They are of historic importance. Senior elected politicians
> dared to challenge the powerful Murdoch empire and there was an air of
> catharsis as they did so.
> ...
> One of his private objectives when he became leader was at some point to
> challenge the debased media culture in Britain. Suddenly his objective
> becomes public and he will not be torn apart by The Sun this morning or
> the News of the World on Sunday. It is impossible to overestimate the
> degree to which, until this week, Murdoch's newspapers were stifling the
> voice of another scared party leader.
> ...
> It is easy to condemn these supposedly powerful elected leaders for not
> establishing distance from amoral rogues before it became safely
> fashionable to do so. But their timidity is understandable because of
> what might have happened to them.
> [/quote]
> http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/steve-richards/steve-richards-politicians-are-finally-free-from-murdochs-tyranny-2307925.html
> News International isn't a news outlet, it's a political organisation
> campaigning on behalf of right-wing extremist interests, mainly the
> interests of its right-wing extremist founder, Rupert Murdoch.
> Hopefully this "phone hacking" scandal is the opportunity we need to
> finally shut this tyrant down once and for all.

Soi where does the ringleader (Rupe) go to prison?

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