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It's For Charity [May. 4th, 2013|02:20 pm]
Tony Grist
Stuart Hall's son says he should keep his OBE because of his charity work.

Yes, says Ailz, but he used his charity work as a cover- just as Savile did. It made him look good and it gave him access to potential victims.

My father-in-law was a Mason. If you challenged him about Masonic skullduggery he'd say, "Yes, but the Masons do a lot for charity."

As Dr Johnson almost said- and might have said if he were around today, "Charity is the last refuge of a scoundrel."

[User Picture]From: faunhaert
2013-05-04 02:16 pm (UTC)
Charity seems a new way of piracy.

The CEOs of the nonprofits have salaries of bankers

My dad 's. a pirate.

It's why he's afraid he's being ripped off
It's what he does to the folks he can

Now it's not just me seeing it
He can't keep doing it.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2013-05-04 02:57 pm (UTC)
Yes, I'm getting to be increasing suspicious of charities.
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[User Picture]From: xiphias
2013-05-04 11:14 pm (UTC)
What sorts of Masonic skullduggery? Around here, Freemasons seem to be remarkably, well, boringly normal people.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2013-05-05 09:20 am (UTC)
The Masons used to wield a great deal of influence behind the scenes. If you wanted to "get on" in business or the police or local government it was advisable to become a member. There was a lot of corruption. These days that power has dwindled and what's left (in these parts anyway) is a network of supper clubs for very old men.
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From: cmcmck
2013-05-07 12:44 pm (UTC)
There are also various showbiz types saying he should be respected because he owned up.


Edited at 2013-05-07 12:44 pm (UTC)
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