On My Soapbox

damnI really REALLY promise to have a funny story for you tomorrow. Honest !! I have just arrived home from our usual Boys’ day out. My friend does not like being round his house on Thursdays when the cleaner and his wife go through the house like a tornado. So us guys disappear for the duration of such a traumatic experience for a man.

We were having our usual coffee in our usual Thursday Spanish bar and we were talking to the English bar keep. And I was really shocked. I am an average man, with an average pension, in an average apartment. I have no political etc beliefs. She said that her daughter had been on an apprenticeship course learning carpentry. Her wage is €75 per week. The only problem is that she has NOT been paid for months. The mother is feeding her at the bar, giving her food parcels and helping her daughter any way she can. 2012, EU country, food parcels?? And she is not the only one. Dozens of villagers of all ages have worked long hours in extremely hot temperatures, generally laborious work. And most have not seen a euro for their work. You’ll be paid by Christmas the Town Hall told them. Your teenage kids will be okay as they can go back and live with mum and dad. Hello…mum and dad are probably in a more worse situation than the kids.

I’ve got to say this. I don’t care who is reading this, the King of Spain or a farmer in a paddy field in central China. The ruling families, Mahdi, the banks, self perpetuating governments, etc. YOU ARE EVIL !! You don’t give a toss about anything except your own goal of taking over the world, controlling industry, health with your poisonous synthetic drugs etc. “Oh, we really care about the people” BS you only care about your power and control by FEAR. But, sunshine, I am NOT afraid of you and your evil ways and very soon you will be taken down and left to rot in the dregs of your lies, false hopes, casino stock exchanges etc. You don’t give a toss about one girl who is learning a skill and you can’t be bothered to pay her, but you fill your corrupt banks, which you OWN, while millions starve, worry and die. YOU ARE EVIL !!

Religious fanatics, you back. You bank rolled the Nazis during WW2. You will do anything to destroy anything wholesome. You create wars, you twist anything one way or the other. You are secretive…..why, because YOU ARE EVIL ….you live in darkness plotting your next move. You WILL be taken down sooner than you think. And you are scared because you know who is coming for you. Good, be scared !!

Stepping down from my soapbox…..I’ll go and feed the cats now.

17 Comments on “On My Soapbox

  1. Of course you can know which part of the world I am from, Diana, and welcome to my blog 🙂
    Originally from the Isle of Wight, England. I have now been living in Spain for 10 years, and my Spanish is awful. 🙂


  2. Well said Ralph. I am seriously impressed. Your diatribe is a forceful and needed attack on the powers that be. You speak in truths, and you are correct. We the people of this planet are becoming more and more aware of those truths you so excellently speak of. I am proud and pleased to know you. I like the ‘fun’ too, we need this to keep our sanity today, but more than that we need to hear from caring responsible people like you that represent people like us and our present problems and our children’s futures. Thank you for a wonderful post. I’m glad I came over for a visit!


    • Wow,Penny, I’m speechless. I really thought that nobody would comment as a) it is a bit heavy for a general audience b) it’s a bit scary for some people as they understand the issue but don’t want to be involved So far I have 7 likes and a serious comment. In my area of Spain 50%+ of families are living on less than €400pm. A woman in Madrid is trying to sell one of her kidneys to rescue her family from poverty. She is on €450pm and hopes to get €100,000 on the black market for a kidney. It’s awful and those beasts that are trying to rule the world will pay in full for what they have done. I have no doubt about it. Thank you again Penny. I do not need another post on this point unless something worse happens. I just feel for the girl and all her friends, training, and not being able to look after their basic needs. Ralph


      • You know Ralph, someone once told me I seem to have a knack for feeling the pulse of people out there. I don’t know if that’s true or not but I do know that there are many many who feel exactly like you and are becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of anything serious and concrete being done to help these people (as those of Spain) who are so in need. We are becoming more connected through the internet and beginning to realize how unconnected our social condition really is. I am hopeful also for this girl and her friends, so very hopeful my friend.


  3. I’m not a revolutionary by any means. I’m a shirt and tie person that believes in honour, decency, respect and unconditional love. All which are missing. There is only one true way to run the world and I believe those should be the attributes of any leader at any level. And it’s coming !! 🙂
    Nearly fell off my soapbox then 😉


  4. May I ask your permission to add just one more thing. Every system with our community of humanity upon this planet is run by a few but it is the people that carry out policy and orders. If the people, within a particular system, see (or even live themselves) that some thing is seriously wrong, they should have the given right to say no, this is the way we are going to do it. This is a better way. This is the right way.


  5. Thank you … you said it and said it well. There is so much more to say and to do … if only we will.


      • Well count me in!
        I shall travel (swim -:)) all the way from Pacific for it!


  6. I have to say this. If I ruled the community of humanity, the family of humanity, it would be a war, a war not of country against country but a war against power, greed, fear, pride, control, pompishness, corruption, plus all the attributes of evil. If a part of this family wants a physical war they can have it, in Greenland, the Gobi desert, Antarctica. They can take with them all the weapons of war and die in the lakes of fire that they create. Anyone, drug gangs, leaders of nations that promote physical war can join them. I would disband the oil companies and return the real true power patents to the people which the oil companies stole from the inventors. Projects like the Venus project would have my full support. Governments, legal, medical, educational in nations will be changed and run by caring people who care about the needs, not only of the people but all that we as guardians of the animals, plants, oceans and the well being of all things require. I would not sit in a palace. I would be quite happy in my apartment working on my laptop in the midst of the family. The family of humanity. There are so many other points to cover, famine, disease, sickness, suffering, differing points of views over many issues that can be solved with unconditional love, care, respect, honour for one another and decency.

    This will come. But I don’t think it will be me. A young one will come with great power, love and understanding. The whole world will see him. He will have a throne, a crown, an army of love surrounding him and he will work, walk, play amongst you


  7. Hi,
    This is just to let you know that I have nominated you for the twin awards! Congratulations! If you choose to participate the rules are here: http://wp.me/p2v1s2-s5
    Best of Luck


    • Thank you so much Daniela both for your comments and the nomination for the twin awards. In reply I am changing my next post in order to answer you in full. 🙂


  8. Wow, Ralph. I think this is the perfect place to discuss such things. I’m glad you spoke up about it. My sympathy to the daughter who is not getting paid. Shame on the gov’t to expect parents to fill in the gap, because you’re right a lot of parents are worse off than their kids. I think there is a lot injustice going on when the power and wealth belong to the few. I still want to hope that someone cares.


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