” UK Government Heralds WTO Export Deal – But All That Money Will Do Very Little For the UK Economy”

END WTO#AceNewsServices says a landmark global trade deal, which will boost the UK economy by more than £1bn a year was heralded by Prime Minister David Cameron today.

Sounds great and almost too good to be true but of course behind every headline is a real truth wanting to get out, well this deal is no different. The companies that benefit from the £1 billion trade deal will be the some of the 100 that have duly supported all the austerity measures so far, with more to come. Well you have to pay for the 134 hangers-on that visited China, the word paternalism comes to mind in this case. The real truth about this deal is those that need it most will not even get a sniff, and those that need it least will benefit to the tune of hundreds of thousands of pounds!

The emphasis will be on jobs and of course we all want full-time employment, or wage slaves willing as l have found out to work for less than the minimum wage, just for the fear of losing their benefits. The cost of these jobs to the “British People” apart from their self-respect well short-term contracts for long-term gain for the companies that benefit.

Well as long as the economy benefits it would seem a good deal, but truth as l have said is stranger than fiction and exports for companies who can afford it, such as Ford, Jaguar and JCB means massive profits. These massive profits though will not benefit the UK to the tune of £1.00 ,as all these companies have offshore domains and bank accounts to match. So all their profits will not come back into the UK ,but be held offshore until one day they need to fund another “Trade Deal” and can look like they are re-investing into the “British Economy” with one hand and taking it out with the other.

 

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TSA’s $1 Billion Dollar ‘Chat Down’ Program has Been Deemed a Complete Failure by Government Accountability Office Investigations

#AceSecurityNews says  according to the GAO, the Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques program is “no better than chance” when it comes to identifying security threats, which suggests that it has been a colossal waste of time and money.

The TSA’s $1 billion dollar ‘chat down’ program, where TSA screeners identify suspicious people and talk to them, has been deemed a complete failure by a Government Accountability Office investigation.

Steve Lord, the director of the investigation, said that the, “TSA has yet to empirically demonstrate the effectiveness of the program despite spending about $900 million on it since 2007.”

According to Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., the report underscored how, the “program is fundamentally flawed, cannot be proven effective and should no longer be funded with taxpayer dollars.”

A subcommittee meeting due to be held today will further explore the GAO report.

Travelers like journalist Steve Gunn, who was subjected to one of the ‘chat downs’, complained that it amounted to a pointless and invasive interrogation about his private life. When Gunn refused to tell a TSA screener why he was traveling to his destination, the TSA agent yelled “WE HAVE ANOTHER REFUSAL” and made an example out of him before swabbing his hands for explosives.

One of the primary indicators for TSA screeners to initiate the ‘chat downs’ is if a traveler displays a particular “facial expression.”

“I suppose the government figures that grumpy looking people with droopy faces are potential terrorists,” said Gunn.

While admitting that it has failed to apprehend one single terrorist, the TSA has launched a series of other ludicrous programs which seem to have little other purpose than treating innocent travelers like prisoners and humiliating the public.

While threatening to arrest passengers who make jokes about airport security, the federal agency has also instituted a ludicrous “freeze” policy whereby travellers are ordered to stand in place like statues while TSA agents resolve some unexplained security threat.

Another policy that has rendered most sane people apoplectic is the TSA’s random testing of passengers’ drinks for explosives after they have already passed through security and purchased beverages inside the secure area of the airport.

Meanwhile in a related story, another $1 billion dollar TSA boondoggle – naked body scanners – are now being bought for 10 per cent of their value by prisons across the United States.

Following the TSA’s removal of the scanners from airports, the devices are now being deemed too invasive even for prison inmates, with authorities at Barry County Jail receiving flak for using them to strip search detainees.

Courtesy of Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com

 

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