Sunday, 22 February 2015

Another Tory Tosser Cheat

Another Tory millionaire MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg, fails to declare financial interests to Parliament. Rees-Mogg entered and influenced debates that favoured companies in which he had a financial interest.

 As a self-appointed Lord of Creation Rees-Mogg and his ilk truly believe that things such as financial probity, taxes and paying their dues and such like are beneath them. For them there is no profit in honesty. Capitalism and the quest for ever greater wealth has taught them this.

Laws, constituted by the likes of Mogg, are only to be heeded by the masses. When MPs get caught with their fingers in the till, fiddling expenses, etc. They plead ignorance. Apologise and are sometimes expected to pay back in part.

Jacob Rees-Mogg demonstrating that modern day vampires are able to cast a shadow
They are allowed to plead ignorance despite the fact they are the very people involved in passing our laws. MPs have staff. They employ researchers. How difficult would it be for an MP to ask a member of his or her staff to look into the rules around members’ interests? If in doubt a politician can always approach the office that deals with members’ interests.

Now look at the other end of the scale. As cuts bite deeper advice to benefits’ claimants is becoming harder and harder to access. There are fewer advice centres catering for greater numbers of benefits’ claimants seeking help.

And yet if we make an error when making a claim the likelihood is we will be punished. Branded a benefits cheat. So here we are once again. When those with the means at their disposal, who are usually better clued-up on their entitlements, are caught wrong-doing they invariably go unpunished. While those with the least access to advice get it unintentionally wrong they are expected to feel the full force of the law.

Our system stinks. It is rotten to its very heart. We need to eradicate greed-ridden neo-lib capitalism and vampire capitalists from our midst. As long as these blood-sucking creatures hold power and influence we are at their mercy.