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Past articles and links of importance:
The Federal Reserve - THE EIGHT FAMILIES ~ link
Finding Order in the Orwellian Chaos ~ link ~ This is an excellent article that I strongly recommend. Stirling
Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band at Stirling Castle ~ link ~ Official site ~ link
BREAKING NEWS: UK Phone Hacking Whistleblower Found Dead - Death Unexplained ~ link ~ Sean Hoare, the former News of the World showbiz reporter who was the first named journalist to allege Andy Coulson was aware of phone hacking by his staff, has been found dead, the Guardian has learned.
Assistant Commissioner John Yates quits Met Police amid phone-hacking scandal ~ link ~ Now it gets interesting! John Yates ran the Cash for Peerages Scandal Investigation that forced Tony Blair to resign as Prime Minister. Now he has to resign due to his connection with Murdoch. It was John Yates that I went to, and had a long one-on-one transatlantic phone conversation with, follow up by multiple other conversations with his people and my supplying of about 70 pages of documentation on my peerage claim case. Information that could have put Tony Blair and several top Cabinet officers in prison for selling peerages. The investigating MPs need to ask what Murdoch's role was in all of this. Was I hacked? Was the conversations that I had over the criminal acts by the PM and the Lord Chancellor/etc. hacked? Was this information used by Murdoch? This goes at the very heart of the United Kingdom Government, to the Prime Minister's office, to the Cabinet, and to Buckingham Palace. Stirling
'Cash For Peerages: The Smoking Gun' by Lord Stirling ~ link
House of Commons To Be Recalled Over Phone Hacking Scandal - with video ~ link ~ This case continues to expand. If the Commons has the balls to go into my case, that involves John Yates as well as the Murdoch news organizations and the downfall of the then Prime Minister Tony Blair it will get even bigger! Stirling
Hon. John Whittingdale, MP
The Assistant Commission of the Met Police, Mr. John Yates, has resigned due to his connections with the Murdoch organization. I phoned your office with some information but was given the brush off.
I supplied key information to John Yates, in a long transatlantic phone conversation, on criminal acts by the Tony Blair government re: The Cash for Peerages scandal. I was also interviewed by several of his officers and supplied some 70 pages of printed information to him. I was interviewed by Murdoch's news organizations about same. Were my calls to and from Scotland Yard hacked? Did John Yates provide inside information on this to the Murdoch news organizations? I was able to destroy Blair's only legal defense that he was not in violation of the Honours Prevention of Abuse Act (his claim was that he was not taking 'donations' for Honours but was appointing 'working party peers'). However, in my case it involved several old 'Scots Peerage' hereditary peerages (as well as a Baronetcy and the Chiefship of Clan Alexander) and a possible life peerage. I would not donate to the Labour Party or to any other organization to get the Blair government to follow the law in my case. I am a former Scots Editor at Burke's Peerage and know the relevant laws in considerable detail. My case could have sent Tony Blair and several Labour Cabinet ministers to prison. While this case may be more in the domain of the Home Affairs Committee, it is also well within your Committee's remit. You might ask those appearing before your committee the following questions: Did the Murdoch news organizations involve themselves in the most sensitive matter of the removal of the Prime Minister from office and also in the decision to criminally charge or not charge senior members of the then government with violations of the Honours Prevention of Abuse Act, as a part of their phone hacking operations? Did they hack the telephone calls and fax transmissions between myself and John Yates and/or any of his officers? Did they discus the information, which I supplied to the Met. Police on this criminal matter of vital national importance, with Mr. Yates?
(Rt. Hon. The Earl of Stirling)
Former FOX News Executive: Americans' Phones Were Hacked ~ link ~ Was mine? Was key information on a criminal case, that could have sent him to prison, given to Tony Blair and/or several of his top Cabinet people? This is a major criminal matter! Stirling
Profiles: The MPs who will quiz the Murdochs ~ link ~ Readers, you can find their email addresses on the House of Commons site, send them a request that they follow up on my letter (above). Thanks, Tim Earl of Stirling
Revealed: Senior MP's secret links to Murdoch ~ link ~ So, is a fox going to head the investigation of a fox raid on the hen house??? Stirling
Murdoch's ex-CEO arrested: 'Case proves UK endemic corruption' - video ~ link ~ Interesting comments on the police trying to cover themselves from corruption charges. Stirling
Who Is Rupert Murdoch - video ~ link
Second Police Chief Quits as scandal pressures Cameron - with video ~ link ~ Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism chief, John Yates, quit a day after the head of the Metropolitan Police. The force faces a storm of questions from parliament and voters over officers' relationships with the Murdoch press and their failure to probe allegations of phone-hacking by the News of the World.
News Corp hacking scandal continues to grow with high-level arrests and resignations ~ link ~ Two criminal investigations are at issue—one into the phone hacking itself, one into the related police corruption. Now, Jude Law is suing for hacking that happened in the United States, as he arrived in a New York airport.
Lord Ashcroft: The secret memo that reveals the Times's fears of being prosecuted in the United States ~ link ~ The entire Murdoch empire is in real trouble. Stirling
Murdoch Lawyers Up as FBI Investigates ~ link ~ Rupert Murdoch is assembling a team of US lawyers with expertise in fighting large federal criminal cases, suggesting he is readying himself for a bitter legal battle in America as a result of the phone-hacking scandal.
At the centre of the team is Brendan Sullivan, one of America's most experienced lawyers, who over 40 years in litigation has acquired a reputation for taking on difficult and sensitive cases. He represented Oliver North, the US marine corps officer, in congressional hearings over the Iran-Contra affair.