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Bye Bye Bilderberg - It's Been Emotional...

Posted: 11/06/2013 00:00

Come out Bilderbergers, your time is up! Those poor Bilderbergers. Poor, poor Bilderbergers. So used to operating under the cover of darkness, away from the glare of media lenses and public scrutiny. Not any more: haha! As the last Mercedes slunk through the Grove gates on Sunday, escorting the final delegate home, I basked in what had been a weekend scoring a twofold triumph.

A triumph in securing - for the first time ever - wall-to-wall mainstream media attendance, subjecting the meeting to serious enquiry and inspection. And a triumph in hosting a peaceful, joyful Fringe event within the Grove grounds which united thousands of concerned citizens, activists and inquisitive Watford locals. This year felt like a sea change in dragging the shadowy cabal's club kicking and screaming into the daylight.

Literally, daylight: the Fringe event housed within a corner of the Grove (made all the more symbolic with the hotel itself in full view on the hill half a mile away) was blessed with a weekend of glorious sunshine beaming down on the attendees reclining on grass, captivated by the line-up of speakers' moving and poignant speeches.

Talking on Saturday were radio broadcaster, Ben Fellows. A former child actor and whistleblower, Fellows suffered abuse at the hands of celebrities and an MP plus had been on the run for seven days having had threats made against his life before speaking. Journalist and longtime Bilderberg exposer, Tony Gosling, Labour MP and Bilderberg critic, Michael Meacher, comedy writer and Guardian Bilderblogger, Charlie Skelton and filmmaker and former institutional child abuse victim, Bill Maloney. Headlining were controversial speakers and Bilderberg researchers, David Icke and Alex Jones.

At one point when the audience caught wind of G4S security's refusal to permit any of the 2000+ outside enter the site (despite plenty of room) there was a rush to the gates with chants of, "let them in! Let them in!" Eventually more were permitted into the grounds however, many still remained outside the gates who had travelled from all over the country and Europe to attend.

I asked Tony Gosling if he thinks this year is a landmark one in cementing awareness, "The Bilderberg Group used to be able to fly under the radar," he explained. "Now there's no chance of them doing that anymore because literally thousands of people over the world are tracking the Bidlerbergers, they realise that this is some kind of evil cult which is actually about power and money. They're accruing money for themselves and they're using the NATO countries and NATO armed forces to breach international law and acquire more wealth. It's a resource war that seems to be going on."

On Sunday, with the Fringe winding down and a hundred or so lining the gates as the delegates left, I questioned a police liaison officer if he'd felt awakened by the event he'd witnessed this weekend. "I've heard a lot of interesting ideas that I'm going to go away and research. I've got a reading list, Agenda 21, Endgame which I'm going to follow up. The one person who really made me sit up and go 'oh my god' was one of the audience, a former stockbroker. He was discussing things I've thought about like who's controlling the energy companies, oil company cartels and the Libor bank scandal and he made me think, yeah actually, as someone who's suffered from the housing crash somebody else should be paying for this but it's the public sector that's being screwed to pay for their mistakes - especially the police, we're being cut."

Indeed, many other police officers commented to me that whilst they'd anticipated an 'angry mob' protest, they were pleasantly surprised at the positive energy and 'summer fete' ambiance of the Fringe which was crime-free.

As one of the Fringe's organisers, when interviewed for a documentary being made by the Hackney Film Festival team I was asked if we'd host another similar event next Bilderberg. I explained that the demand for transparency shouldn't only be an annual thing attributed to this secretive meeting. The collective energy and awakening of consciousness to government, institutional and banking corruption which is presently underway needs to be seized upon and continuously campaigned against.

This weekend was a victory for truthseekers everywhere. Bye bye Bilderbergers, see you in 2014!

 

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Come out Bilderbergers, your time is up! Those poor Bilderbergers. Poor, poor Bilderbergers. So used to operating under the cover of darkness, away from the glare of media lenses and public scrutiny. ...
Come out Bilderbergers, your time is up! Those poor Bilderbergers. Poor, poor Bilderbergers. So used to operating under the cover of darkness, away from the glare of media lenses and public scrutiny. ...
 
 
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22 hours ago (17:22)
Quite a good take on it by Vice Mag http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/feeling-the-paranoia-at-bilderberg-2013

I agree with the gist that it's a real shame that media coverage of the whole even has focussed on the stupidest people. And it all goes back to this 'awakening' nonsense. It's mindless, absurd cultspeak and has no place in any legitimate protest. I think that sort of coverage has actually made the situation worse as people link Bilderberg to the loons.
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Ithaqua
07:45 on 12/06/2013
Interesting you claim wall to wall main stream media attendence and yet all I've read recently us how there is a media black out (despite it being on tv and radio).
Perhaps you could get together with the rest of them and decide which it was?
21:07 on 11/06/2013
The Bilderberg Conference is composed of wealthy right wing business ,financial and political figures whos` aims are to reduce the democratic power of the electorate and create a submissive and subdued populace who will not make too much fuss when they are being robbed blind. Noreena Hertz`s book ` the silent takeover` published in 2002, says it much better than I can. It`s time we woke up to the way we have been manipulated and exploited since the days of Thatcher and Reagan.
16:57 on 11/06/2013
I couldn't agree more. For a few happy days we had the chance - and the lens of the mainstream news media - to help people look at the CAUSES of many of the world's problems, rather than the symptoms which manifest themselves as our normal newspaper headlines.

People got to hear about the concentration of power in the hands of a global elite, about our failed financial system, the lack of accountability in the political and corporate worlds, the pervasive nature of the surveillance state, and the efforts underway to undermine the importance of local power and the nation state.

Of course we had to contend with ridicule and the conspiracy theorist label, but we succeeded in forcing a spotlight onto the shadowy organisation, and for once the man on the street started to pay attention.

Now it's all over, I'm suffering from a bit of Bilderberg withdrawal, I think!

My own thoughts on the success of the Bilderberg protests is here:

http://semipartisansam.com/2013/06/11/on-bilderberg-withdrawal-syndrome/

And my analysis of the Bilderberg 2013 agenda here, for those interested:

http://semipartisansam.com/2013/06/09/analysing-the-bilderberg-agenda/

As always, I'm eager to hear the thoughts and dissents of others. Cheers!
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Sach Sach
19:10 on 11/06/2013
Excellent ideas. thanks for posting
14:51 on 11/06/2013
Thanks for the excellent Bilderblog, I followed the coverage from all sides and found yours particularly insightful. You're right that this event is a drop in the political ocean/sewer, and it will be interesting to see which way the tide turns from here...

Interesting, because this media campaign has been so strikingly effective. I saw that Bilderberg was discussed in parliament yesterday. That is simply unthinkable in the history of Bilderberg meetings. If you can have a hand in creating that kind of political change at this point, I only wonder what you will go on to do next. A media master and excellent journo - one of a kind. Thanks for a great blog :-)
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abandon hope
11:58 on 11/06/2013
The only thing you basked in this weekend,was your own self-importance.Do you honestly think you have acheived anything,yes,then think again.
11:32 on 11/06/2013
Thanks for the blog and thanks too for the Bilderberg Fringe event, Ellen. It's been an incredible year for media coverage and about time too. The networking and, no doubt, lobbying of government ministers from the global banking groups and trans-national corporations that attend the Bilderberg Conference needs a spotlight shone fair-square in the face. These people either own, control or have undue influence over the global money supply, the global debt supply, natural resources, social infrastructure, technology and communications. So for them to have spent decades meeting in secret is the very definition of a scandal, and as a result is it any wonder that so many people speculate, wildly in some cases, about them conspiring to consolidate their power and wealth at the expense of the the rest of the population? Well done.
19:11 on 10/06/2013
"........they realise that this is some kind of evil cult which is actually about power and money. They're accruing money for themselves..... "

Exactly what the Alex Jones and ( to a slightly lesser extent) David Icke-influenced branch of the conspiracy theorist club is, then. Lot's of Projection going on here. There are other ways of getting to the truth than through these two charlatans.

Hope you eventually realise this Ellen! Thanks for the coverage.
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HalloNoumen
Blind eyes turning
19:06 on 10/06/2013
All the conspiracy freaks do is undermine the proper attention Bilderberg and meetings like it should receive. They're not shadowy cabals of reptilians plotting world domination; but elites hobnobbing and rubbing elbows in luxury, making connections and establishing relationships. This deserves realistic scrutiny, not paranoid bongo-drumming fruitcakery.
00:02 on 11/06/2013
"collective energy and awakening". And avoid using words like - 'awakening' , 'sheeples' , 'satanic', 'false flags' , 'mind-programming' etc . It's the language of cults, it pushes people away and it shuts all debate down immediately . Keep it inclusive, embracing, rational, logical and based in reality, not paranoid fantasies.
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HalloNoumen
Blind eyes turning
00:29 on 11/06/2013
Precisely.
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Justinjuice
11:30 on 11/06/2013
And you think the way do this is by insulting people ?
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HalloNoumen
Blind eyes turning
11:37 on 11/06/2013
If that's what it takes to rouse them from their conspiratorial torpor, then so be it. Although, it's not as if they don't do a perfectly fine job of making fools of themselves.
14:27 on 11/06/2013
Where were the insults? I didn't spot them . The lunatic end of the protest group shouldn't be the most visible .Shouldn't be visible at all as it discredits any legitimate protest and makes it a laughing stock. Hence the author may want to tone down the references to 'awakening' as it's the language of the cultists. As is talking about Baphomet, A Global Illuminati , Chemtrails, Fluoride/Vaccines conspiracy, Woolwich/Sandy Hook Hoaxes, all of which were endorsed in the author's / Author's own organisation's tweets . They're insane, anti-rational theories that only serve their own ego/their own clinical paranoia. How is that insulting?