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Adrenaline in your veins,
Rifle in your hands,
And a cloth over your eyes.
Be the best,
Abandon the rest,
Left in a ditch,
While they get rich.
Well I'm not joining the system,
I will not conform,
I will not roll over,
I will not fight my friends,
I will not fight humanity,
I am humanity,
Suicide is not an option,
So we'll burn the heretic,
Justice upon the traitor,
Faces smashed under the hooves of war horses.
The west is burnin,
Humanity is burnin!
Scream from the roofs,
Take one voice and add another,
Then follow that chorus,
And scream your heart out.
This land is our land.
These lives are our lives.
We won't join the system,
We will not conform,
We will not roll over,
We will not fight each other,
We will not fight humanity,
We are humanity,
Suicide is not an option
This is just spit in the face of your nationality,
A spit in the face of corrupt reality,
A stand against bureaucratic slavery,
Call me an anarchist,
Call me a communist,
Maybe I'm confused,
But I've never seen clearer,
I don't need this oppressive restriction.
There's no chains,
But I'm still a slave,
Trained through the generations,
To stand in line,
To stand with pride,
To stand for you flag,
To die, for their pockets.
(feedback is appreciated...as are lollypops)
My hearts ablaze
the flames lapping at the gates,
as me and all the renegades
march in to the city,
to reclaim whats rightfully ours,
an ocean of lies and of oppression couldnt extingiush
our burning hearts.
I've sat back,
for far too long,
I've watched this pantomime go on and on and on.
We've watched from the wings,
We've 'booed' and 'hissed',
As one we storm the isles
coz now we're fucking pissed.
NO HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR GAZA BY LATUFF
THE ARAB LEAGUE BY LATUFF
BLAME HAMAS BY LATUFF
EHUD OMLERT'S DREAMS BY LATUFF
US THWARTS UN GAZA CEASEFIRE CALLS BY LATUFF
GAZA, USA AND THE ARAB REGIMES BY LATUFF
GAZA WAR CRIMES BY LATUFF
HAMAS BY LATUFF
MUNTAZER AL-ZEIDI HERO OF THE IRAQI PEOPLE BY LATUFF
ISRAEL PRESS FREEDOM BY LATUFF
ISRAELI PALESTINIAN SIDES BY LATUFF
LITTLE RED RIDING ROOD IRAQ VERSION BY LATUFF
SHIMON PEREZ, NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE BY LATUFF
SUPERMAN KILLED IN ACTION IN IRAQ BY LATUFF
THE RABBIT AND THE TURTLE BY LATUFF
TANKS ROLLING OVER GAZA BY LATUFF
Lloyds TSB threatens Islamic Bank of Britain with withdrawal of its services as a clearing bank unless they agree to closure of Interpal's account. Chairman of LLoyds TSB, Sir Victor Blank, has some interesting interests! What you can do to protest.
Lloyds TSB blocks aid to Gaza
On 8 October 2008 Lloyds TSB wrote to the Islamic Bank of Britain (IBB), giving them 60 days notice of withdrawal of their services as a clearing bank, unless they agreed they would no longer process transactions for Interpal, a charity sending aid to Palestinians in Gaza. In effect, this meant that the IBB would have to close down or freeze Interpal’s account or lose clearing facilities for all its customers’ accounts. After representations from The IBB, Lloyds TSB agreed to postpone this action until 30 January 2009.
The reasons for this action? Lloyds TSB allege that Interpal have links with terrorist supporters of Hamas. Two such previous allegations have been investigated by the Charity Commission and proved unfounded. Since Hamas are the democratically elected party running Gaza, it would be difficult for an aid organisation delivering aid to Palestinians not to have some involvement with them.
Interestingly, the chairman of Lloyds, Sir Victor Blank, is former chair of the Union of Jewish Students, one of ‘Labour Friends of Israel’, governor of Tel Aviv University and a member of the Jewish Leadership Council.
Some bias there perhaps?
So what can we do?
I phoned the Lloyds TSB press office (020 7356 2493) to register my disgust as a customer and now part owner of the bank (since the bail-out with British tax-payers money). The response I got was that they could not comment on individual cases due to customer confidentiality. Instead I was referred to their laughably named ‘Customer Service Recovery’ department.
You can write to them at;
Lloyds TSB Customer Service Recovery,
P.O. Box 63, Birmingham, B1 2AB.
Or write to
Sir Victor Blank
Chairman Lloyds TSB Group plc,
25 Gresham St, London, EC2V 7HN.
Sign the online petition at http://www.PetitionOnline.com/FOSISPal/
Alternatively, join the demonstrations happening outside a branch near you.
Its Not Too Late..Just Very Much On Time
One thing that surprised me
was the problem in today's society;
man what a catastrophe
People don't care about this that and the other,
they think their opinion it just dont matter.
The man on the street is not listened to no more,
his opinions ignored while men in suits take the floor.
But i don't need a degree, or a PhD
to have an opinion on whats wrong with the world around me.
This world that seemed so clear cut
has turned upside down and gone tits up.
You can no longer bank on banks,
'cos the government seems to think they can bank on tanks.
People have stopped thinking, stopped having their say
we sign up young troops and then send them away,
We question nothing, and believe it all,
don't see for ourselves, don't expect to fall
into all this dismay and worry and woe
they think it'll be fine if we just take it slow.
but it wont, people, please just stop and think
with just a bit of thought we can pull back from the brink
of demise and destruction of our little earth
we could turn it around and start a new birth.