This week, over 100 masters of the universe will assemble at the swanky Grove hotel in Watford, England for one of the most clandestine and controversial meetings in the world — the Bilderberg Conference.
Bilderberg has been around for almost 60 years, bringing together the most powerful people in the United States and Europe.
From CEOs to political bigwigs, it’s an opportunity for the global elite to gather every year and have an open dialogue about world affairs, no reporters allowed.
And since the first rule of the Bilderberg club is you don’t talk about the Bilderberg club, the historic hangout session enjoys more conspiracy theories than the moon landing — Bilderberg lore blames the meeting’s attendees for everything from the most recent financial crisis to global money laundering.
The first Bilderberg Conference took place in 1954 and was intended to start a dialogue across the Atlantic to prevent another world war.
Western elites held it at the Bilderberg Hotel in the Netherlands. The idea was to foster better ties across the Atlantic in order to prevent another World War. They also gossiped about the Soviets.
The group was started by Polish activist Jozef Retinger, who went on to be a major advocate of European unification. Eleven Americans, recommended by the Eisenhower administration, attended the first meeting. Some have stuck around -- Kissinger and Rockefeller were at last year's conference.
When questioned about it on an Iowa radio show in 2011, Perry explained, 'I talked about the energy industry in America when I was there, and I hadn't been invited back and that was 5 years ago so I guess I didn't impress any of them.'
The luminaries will descend on Watford, England from June 6-9 and spend their time at the luxurious Grove hotel. The secluded countryside paradise boasts a croquet lawn, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, golf, and 70 chefs to help keep the world's most powerful focused on the tasks at hand.
Source: The Grove
- Can the US and Europe grow faster and create jobs?
- Jobs, entitlement and debt
- How big data is changing almost everything
- Africa's challenges
- Cyber warfare
- Developments in the Middle East
That's according to the website The Truth Seeker: 'It becomes clear that Bilderberg uses Swiss banks for money laundering activities, funding of government overthrows, killings and bankrupting countries.'
Source: The Truth Seeker
Every good Bilderberg truther should carry around Daniel Estulin's The True Story of the Bilderberg Group, available here. 'After reading this book, it finally all comes together,' wrote one conspiratorial Amazon reviewer.