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If there ever was a noble theme to the Olympic games (and this is not altogether clear), there certainly is no longer.

The games have become a giant celebration idolizing the globalist ideals of corporatism, consumerism and leverage. In London, these are embodied in the banking and finance industry.

These Olympic games are opening under the "invigilating" eye of TPTB and the copyright police, to great inconvenience to the ordinary citizens of London, aka LIBORIA.

Coincidently, the citizens of the last two venues are not fairing well this week either. In Beijing they are wondering how so much could be spent on grandiose Olympic facilities when the city's outdated sewage and drainage system contributed to 37 deaths as a result of floods.

In Athens, there is no need to wonder how so much could be squandered on grandiose Olympic facilities that now stand idle, they are all too busy worrying about how they are going to put bread on the table when Greece inevitably defaults.

No matter...let the games begin:

Citius, Altius, Debitum...















The Ancients are running in fear
A banking collapse could be near
They're stretching their loins
Withdrawing their coins
While trying to shield their rear

The Limerick King











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Thu, 07/26/2012 - 10:39 | 2653117 shovelhead
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Funny how the proles never quite grasp who really gets the bill for these monuments to waste.

Then again, I'm a cheap bastard that actually uses a bar of soap until it is no more.

Crazy, huh?

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 08:50 | 2652682 stiler
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i just love the olympic mascot with one unblinking eye watching you and without feet. Feet, in Daniel's interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar's dream, symbolize the last not so great imperial empire of the world-- feet of clay, and of iron mixed together (but they don't mix and it is weak).

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 08:26 | 2652619 gookempucky
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Archery was point on-------- uummmm forgeting something WB ?

Rocket launchers and such things that protect the jocks.

Never cease to amaze.

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 05:24 | 2652288 Ar-Pharazôn
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William your work is really nice! keep like that :D

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 01:13 | 2652127 scrappy
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Looking forward to more creative "O" lympic coverage as the manufactured drama unfolds...I am sure you will come up with creative themes. 

I won't be watching the Olympics, but will be wathing your posts!!! 

Thanks Bud.

By the way who was that Gerbil?  (Brings nightmare visions to mind)

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 03:02 | 2652225 williambanzai7
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The Gerbil is Barroso, the President if the EU.

Did you know that Goebbels was the originator of the idea of the Olympic torch relay?

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 04:55 | 2652275 Wakanda
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Joe sure knew how to herd sheeples with symbolism and propaganda.

What a (twisted) guy.

Thanx for the factoid WB7.

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 00:31 | 2652085 pebblewriter
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Great work as always, sir.  The archery event got me to thinking about George Carlin's ideas for capital punishment.  He had a special place in his heart for bankers:

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 00:07 | 2652044 pd303
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Nice work again Professor Banzai.

My favorite is the Jesse Owens piece.

The three drones on the 'cover' page are a nice touch as well!

You need to contact Merriam-Webster. I think some of these words need to be added. Invigilating - lol!



Wed, 07/25/2012 - 23:20 | 2651916 monopoly
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I was hoping I was not the only one thinking, what a complete waste of money that the British do not have. What happened to simple games at minimum expense.

And this from Bloomberg: So very, very sad.

Thousands Live in Squalor Near London Olympics

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 22:30 | 2651804 Yes_Questions
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You sure that's just one finger nurse joker?

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 22:11 | 2651768 New_Meat
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WB7: please keep it up (so to speak) wrt your publishing (at least).

"The games have become a giant celebration idolizing the globalist ideals of corporatism, ..."

The games started as a different way to appease the Oligarchs in the various Greek "city-states".  The losers lost, and oh by the way LOST. prestige, money, injury, ...

VDH is quite good on this.

But, excessive celebration at the peon/serf/plebz expense?  Nothing new here tovarich.

- Ned

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 21:49 | 2651703 steelrules
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Just coincidence or is it, anyone notice when a nation hosts a summer olympics they go broke


76 Montreal took Canada 30 years to pay it off

80 Moscow the fall of communism

84 LA California Broke.

88 Seoul Korea the exception to the rule

92 Barcelona Spain Broke.

96 Atlanta 147% cost over run, US broke.

00 Sydney we all know about their massive housing bubble, soon to be broke.

04 Athens Greece Broke. 

08 Beijing The only country on the list that could afford the games.

12 London and we all know England is broke.

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 00:00 | 2652034 williambanzai7
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There is a simple reason that can be summed in one word: grandiosity

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 21:49 | 2651720 AldousHuxley
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boom then doom


boom during olympic inspired infrastructure spending and olympics are not given to countries whose finance is going down hill but up.


then of course after the party excess comes clean up and paying debt.


olympics is just another stimulation package.


enjoy the show, don't buy anything they advertise....actually those products are exactly the stuff you don't want to buy.


Fruits and Vegetables don't need olympic advertisement (nor they need nutrient labels)...but BigMacs need marketing to get people to eat that unnatural shit sandwich.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 23:29 | 2651936 old naughty
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...76 Montreal, they are still paying for the stadium...

And you have not factor in the untold damages to the environment...wonder what they are using the "nest" for these days?


Wed, 07/25/2012 - 21:12 | 2651612 disabledvet
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I didn't mean that thing i said about "not being gut busting funny" the other day. Just in case you were wondering. Now where's that Sandy Weill pic? He reminds me of Robert McNamara who showed his TOTAL WORTHLESSNESS IN THE EYES OF HISTORY when after the Cold War ended he testified before Congress that "he knew that Vietnam had been lost as early as 1965." REALLY???? And "financial supermarkets" (especially illegal one's under ANY condition) "are a bad idea"? REALLY????? Wow. And "Wall Street is total bullshit" too? Wow! That's really phucking COOL, man!

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 09:08 | 2652755 GMadScientist
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"Westy was a corporation executive in uniform."

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 23:59 | 2652031 williambanzai7
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He's busy getting blown by Andrew Ross Sorkin

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 00:51 | 2652104 otto skorzeny
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who's not?

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 20:46 | 2651539 Shizzmoney
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These are pretty good...I like the one where the black sprinter is being chased in the streets by the white British cops.

Man, image if you live in London, or britian, and have to take the train to work while these rich Olympic assholes are in town.  What a pain in the ass.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 20:03 | 2651402 Benjamin Glutton
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love your work.


pardon the kibitz but Olympic Rings should be condoms.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 19:46 | 2651372 raiha
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Hilarious and brilliant and wondrous..Should be mandatory in school syllabus. Even if it wasn't true, you help us to not take ourselves and the world seriously. Do not, under any cost, get swept away in torrential rain!

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 23:31 | 2651945 old naughty
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but, but, it is true.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 19:16 | 2651282 AnticipatedResponse
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Great work WB7 and the Limerick King!

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 09:36 | 2652823 Cognitive Dissonance
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+10 on the WB7 and The Limerick King praise.

BTW your avatar looks familar. Do I know you? Perhaps you are a product of my youthful indiscretions?  :>)

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 19:10 | 2651255 palmereldritch
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Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:51 | 2651216 bankruptcylawyer
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EXCELLENT. i expect more olympian satire as we go down the rabbit hole. 


events i would like to see----triple jump, pole vault, shot put, hm.....all the gymanstics events......

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 01:32 | 2652160 engineertheeconomy
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Bernanke trying to out run the angry zombies after he gets audited and found guilty of stealing every last cent the American people ever made

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:50 | 2651209 otto skorzeny
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the hebes from Israel can't even provide security for the games and these guys are going to take on the Persian Empire W/O US help-give me a break. they should stick w/ hassling Palestinian women and children trying to leave the Israeli concentration camp that is Gaza to get back to their homes

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:46 | 2651201 Peter Pan
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It fascinates me to no end how technology enables us to account down to one thousandth of a second in a running race but on the other hand it cannot keep track of over one billion dollars that Corzine seemingly lost track of.

Time for black boxes to be installed in all big banks.

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 01:29 | 2652152 engineertheeconomy
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Or those Quintillion's of U.S. Dollars missing from the Treasury...

Bernanke must have had (a very large) boating accident...

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:41 | 2651191 Angus McHugepenis
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Looks like Baratso is getting pumped for a long night of "gerbil stuffing" with Shalom Bercracky.

I always knew Merkel was a tough old gal. Just look at the size of the cock on her!!

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:32 | 2651160 BeetleBailey
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Laugh out LOUD funny WB...some of your best work.

The sad thing is.....what you illustrate is the TRUTH

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:44 | 2651001 drunkenlout
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When did Dennis Miller start doing spots for British Banker's Association?

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:38 | 2650976 Tenshin Headache
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Had to log in and rate you up, Bonzai7-san. Terrific work.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 18:58 | 2651229 machineh
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In Japan, he's called Honorable Banzai-shichi-sama.

Folks step back and bow when he walks by.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 19:15 | 2651277 White.Star.Line
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Bowing is not enough!

That is a transient homage to a great artist.

A lifelong admiration is in order for this person, as I plan on doing.....

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:38 | 2650963 ebworthen
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^5 on the McDonald's Big Mac stadium and M on the Olympic emblem.

McDonald's stateside exemption from implementing ACA = an "Olympic" gold moment for the Kleptocrats.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 23:55 | 2652019 williambanzai7
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Let freedom tries reign.

Thu, 07/26/2012 - 10:28 | 2653062 nonclaim
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The olympic sized burger special... don't give them ideas wb7.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:14 | 2650866 ParkAveFlasher
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Check Merkel's trousers!  I knew she had a fish in the cooler!

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:11 | 2650855 I am on to you
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Once again one witness,the outmost fineses of a master!

Though missing one person,in the od games of Nike Contra Addidas,Tony The Mare,which diciplin,i dont know:

Could it be:

Steeplechase for Traitors,or,100 m Praying with Goons,or just Millenium meters Milking the Public!

Barrato is the Fantastic!

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:07 | 2650844 DaddyO
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Debitum, so sugary smooth, just rolls off the tongue.

A word only a central banker could love!


Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:06 | 2650837 Winston Churchill
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Whose stolen the Gold medals ?

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:00 | 2650803 metastar
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Wed, 07/25/2012 - 16:49 | 2650757 falak pema
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ha ha ha ha, what a crazy world. All it needs is Boris the Oligarchy goof; the king's fool, he does drool like in :

"ladies and gentlement, under this purple tent of millenium gold lies the caves of Britannia's untold wisdom. An age like none other to regale humanity with the tales of Shakespearean poetry jumping the vaults of debt from here to infinity, Montezuma's curse.

Never before have so many owed so much to so few. Ah, our City lights that illuminate the century born in fiat hope and Oligarchy dope of which I your humble servant be the Master of ceremony!

May the games begin like in Olympus of old where men were bold in relating feats untold. Herculus smashes the serpent of one hundred disdainful heads of human doubt and Perseus slays the Gorgon of human treachery singing, rule the City of all derivative dreams. Amen, and goodbye to all that, sweet candle in the wind which goes out once the lights are turned off by my all consuming single word; voice of imperial will. 

I'll be there to sing you a lullaby to tell you we are in insolvent debt forever more.

But why spoil the party when stiff upper lip is soooo British. Tralalal Toot toot and all that! Never complain, never explain, what! 

We've been there before! The last time we had such exciting times in London was when the great fire burnt all and sundry; in 1666!


Wed, 07/25/2012 - 17:20 | 2650896 Winston Churchill
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Sure as hell dealt with the plague outbreak.

I think a banker probably set it,screw the baker in Pudding Street excuse.

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 16:42 | 2650718 saturn
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Drones, cameras, cops. Do they fear the olympic spirit might come visit this time or is it because of the safety of the consumer spirit?

Wed, 07/25/2012 - 16:33 | 2650692 Gringo Viejo
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If I cannot win, let me be a knave in the attempt.

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