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  • #61
    found a link :

    History Of The United States ~ Chapter 2 ~ Roosevelt, Truman & Wallace - YouTube

    Chapter 2 ~ Roosevelt, Truman & Wallace

    "Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it."

    Vice President Wallace's answer to those questions was published in The New York Times on April 9, 1944, at the height of the war against the Axis powers of Germany and Japan.

    "The really dangerous American fascists," Wallace wrote, "are not those who are hooked up directly or indirectly with the Axis. The FBI has its finger on those. The dangerous American fascist is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in Germany in a Prussian way. The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information. With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power."
    Italian philosopher Giovanni Gentile who wrote the entry in the Encyclopedia Italiana that said: "Fascism should more appropriately be called corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power."
    The Ghost of Vice President Wallace Warns: "It Can Happen Here"
    Last edited by MonsieurM; 01-16-2013, 12:45 PM.
    “Signs and symbols rule the world, not words nor laws.” -Confucius.


    • #62
      poor and getting poorer.

      MonsieurM, Thanks for the link. I'll have to watch later.

      Corporatism is very dangerous. It would have us in a neo-feudalism.
      Here are a few statistics.
      "#27 Corporate profits as a percentage of GDP are at an all-time high. Meanwhile, wages as a percentage of GDP are near an all-time low."
      Also, corporate tax payments are WAY low.
      #26 The average CEO now makes approximately 350 times as much as the average American worker makes.

      #24 The six heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton have a net worth that is roughly equal to the bottom 30 percent of all Americans combined.A FED Dove Calls for All Inflation, All the Time
      Roughly 95 million people

      #23 According to Forbes, the 400 wealthiest Americans have more wealth than the bottom 150 million Americans combined.

      #22 In the United States today, the wealthiest one percent of all Americans have a greater net worth than the bottom 90 percent combined.

      #14 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the middle class is taking home a smaller share of the overall income pie than has ever been recorded before.

      Activist Post: 35 Statistics About The Working Poor In America That Will Blow Your Mind
      This article has lots of statistics about how badly the non-rich are doing.
      It also has awful statistics about the cost;
      #34 If you can believe it, the federal government hands out money to 128 million Americans every single month.

      #35 Federal spending on welfare has reached nearly a trillion dollars a year, and it is being projected that it will increase by another 80 percent over the next decade.

      America had a lock on manufacturing after WW II. We built up a HIGH level of wages and prices. We lost our job to low-wage competitors. Obviously the wages have gone down.(AGGREGATE). Real estate and stock prices are held up artificially by money injections. Costs have to go down a LONG way to meet American purchasing power.
      The article claims that GOV spends $ 1 trillion a year on "welfare".
      GOV also accrues and additional $ 7 trillion a year on unfunded commitments. The $ 85 billion that the FED is printing is chicken feed.

      Geithner is leaving town and is now talking about default.
      Geithner to Congressional leaders: US could default by mid-February - The Hill's On The Money
      Sounds like the same old rhetoric but, you never know.


      What are "challenges"? This is the bureaucrats' favorite code word for "politically unsolvable problems.""
      A FED Dove Calls for All Inflation, All the Time

      The social net costs appear to be unsustainable. How can GOV keep paying a $ trillion a year? How can it stop? How about the projected 80% increase.
      That doesn't even make mention of the $ 7 trillion extra incurred every year.
      GOV pensions are included in all those bills. What will GOV employees and retirees do when it all comes to a stop.

      GOV buys votes with promises.
      Social Security originally kicked in at age 65 when the average life span was 57. It was a safe bet.
      NOW, SS is burdened with a ton of mandates.
      FREE **** “DISABLED” ARMY MASSING ITS FORCES « The Burning Platform

      Employment, productivity and taxes are way down. Costs are way up.
      Default will come eventually.


      • #63
        Global Early Anticipation Bulletin

        These reports are available in other European languages.
        "All these factors, economic, geopolitical, American, global, are coming together at the same moment in time: the second quarter of 2013. Our team has identified the period running from March to June 2013 as being explosive,"

        GEAB N°71 is available! United States, March-June 2013 – Unpluggig the world’s sick man: last impact phase of the global systemic crisis


        • #64
          Originally posted by Danny B View Post
          These reports are available in other European languages.
          "All these factors, economic, geopolitical, American, global, are coming together at the same moment in time: the second quarter of 2013. Our team has identified the period running from March to June 2013 as being explosive,"

          GEAB N°71 is available! United States, March-June 2013 – Unpluggig the world’s sick man: last impact phase of the global systemic crisis
          The seven spiritual and transformational steps or processes in Alchemy - Esoteric Online

          very Alchemical if you think about it ( fractal )

          There are many ways to describe the alchemic process. Harold's favorite is the seven (7) steps to alchemy with the eighth step being lead to gold and start over with another being or level.
          First Stage - Calcination

          Second Stage - Dissolution

          Third Stage - Separation

          Fourth Stage - Conjunction

          Fifth Stage - Fermentation

          Sixth Stage - Distillation

          Seventh Stage - Coagulation

          “Signs and symbols rule the world, not words nor laws.” -Confucius.


          • #65
            Monatomic gold

            There may be more to alchemy than originally thought.
            Most of you know about the extraordinary healing power of nano-silver. It also has extraordinary anti-microbial powers.

            What about gold? What is so special about gold? Here are a couple of interesting links.
            MONATOMIC GOLD: An Extraordinary Healing Agent | The Health Coach

            Zptech - White Powder Gold Secrets Revealed - YouTube
            There is PLENTY more info to find. There is current investigation that shows that monatomic gold does indeed cause increased brain activity.

            Just how successful/ unsuccessful were the alchemists??
            Very interesting story;
            The Platinum Cannon Shipwreck - Mango Metal Report

            Then, there is the transmutation during cold fusion;

            John Bedini says that he and Bearden discovered how to make gold in his vid "Petrovoltaics".
            Supposedly, you can make gold from a mercury isotope.
            Mercury(Hg) + Electricity = Gold(Au) - YouTube
            Moray had a process to increase the yield of PM ores.

            Nature does lots of transmutation in the plant world. No cites at the moment.


            • #66
              The doomed Euro

              The Architects of the Eurozone knew that it would never work. There had never been a successful currency union without a fiscal union. Europe was too tribal to form a fiscal union so the money powers forced a currency union knowing that it would fail,,,, hoping to FORCE a fiscal union in the resulting chaos and hardship. The Eurocrats have recently admitted that they knew the Euro would fail. The Germans knew that they would get sucked in and some even tried to stop it.
              Dr. Wilhelm Hankel: Why the `Euro' System Is Unsustainable

              How bad was/is the hardship and chaos to be??
              " # 46 The old world order died with the setting of that day’s sun and a new world order is being born while I speak, with birth-pangs so terrible that it seems almost incredible that life could come out of such fearful suffering and such overwhelming sorrow.” –Nicholas Murray Butler, in an address delivered before the Union League of Philadelphia, Nov. 27, 1915"
              139 Quotes from People Who Consider Us Cattle–hear it straight from those who think they own us « Dregs of the Future

              GOV has grown into an enormous, all-consuming, self-perpetuating monster.
              Hoping to avoid it's eventual (justified) demise, it tries to control EVERYTHING. This necessitates a police state. No amount of pain is too much for you to bear if it insures the perpetuation of GOV,,, the Uber-parasite.

              The money powers created the gold-backed dollar at Bretton Woods. The creation of the welfare-warfare state destroyed the gold backed dollar.
              As an alternative, Kissinger created the petro-dollar. That is being destroyed by a world tired of American hegemony.
              Operation ‘Easter Egg’: 200 Arab Billionaires Conspire To “Kill” The Dollar (NYSEARCA:GLD, NYSEARCA:SLV, NYSEARCA:UUP, NYSEARCA:UDN) | ETF DAILY NEWS

              The money powers created the Euro in the hopes that it would be an alternative to the petro dollar. Due to over-printing, the future of the Euro is in great doubt. Goldman Sachs did their part to destroy the Euro by helping the Greeks to hide their true debt. It's a war of the dollar against ALL comers.


              • #67
                Private central banks

                This is an excellent article that sums up the evils of private central banks.
                For the last several decades, London bankers have been initiating wars all over the world.
                The debt in Britain is almost 500% of GDP.
                Daily chart: The debtors' merry-go-round | The Economist
                It is generally considered that the survivable limit is about 90% of GDP.
                Good luck!


                • #68
                  Concentration of power and wealth

                  "Three scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, led by James Glattfelder, recently did this – and their results were published in New Scientist, a respected science magazine.

                  Glattfelder’s team unleashed a vast armada of supercomputers on Orbis 2007 -- a very elaborate database of the top 37 million corporations and individual investors worldwide.

                  The results were absolutely stunning.


                  The Swiss scientists quickly found a total of 43,060 trans-national corporations in the Orbis 2007 database.

                  From this group, Glattfelder’s team revealed that a ‘core’ of 1,318 companies directly controlled 20 percent of the world’s wealth.

                  However, these corporations also appeared to own and control the stock in a majority of the world’s largest companies -- whose profits added up to an additional 60 percent of global revenues:

                  Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world - physics-math - 19 October 2011 - New Scientist

                  Although they represented 20 per cent of global operating revenues, the 1318 [corporations] appeared to collectively own, through their shares, the majority of the world's large blue chip and manufacturing firms -- the "real" economy -- representing a further 60 per cent of global revenues….

                  [This] core of 1318 companies [had] interlocking ownerships. Each of the 1318 had ties to two or more other companies, and on average they were connected to 20 [other corporations].


                  If that isn’t surprising enough for you, then how about this?

                  Glattfelder’s team then crunched the numbers even harder – and found a very deeply hidden “super-entity” of only 147 corporations – and “much of it” was connected to the 1,318-company ‘core’.

                  These 147 companies were all interconnected with each other in an “even more tightly knit” pattern than the 1,318 corporations in the ‘core’. To put it simply, they all owned each other’s companies.

                  [Specifically, each company within the “super-entity” owned shares in all 146 others.]

                  Together, this super-elite, good-old-boys-club of 147 companies directly earns a whopping 40 percent of all the wealth in the world:

                  Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world - physics-math - 19 October 2011 - New Scientist

                  When the team further untangled the web of ownership, it found much of it tracked back to a "super-entity" of 147 even more tightly knit companies -- all of their ownership was held by other members of the super-entity -- that controlled 40 per cent of the total wealth in the network.

                  Without the advanced technology of supercomputers and chaos theory, no one would have been able to discover this."


                  • #69
                    Free market economic system

                    I started to think that capitalism and free-market economic system are not one and the same. As some point, they happily co-exist with other but, at some point, they depart from each other for good.

                    A free-market economic system (FMS) offers to its participants incentives as well as rewards for a success and a punishment for a failure to be competitive, innovative, and industrious. FMS levels a "playing field". FMS stops to exist when a ruling economic oligarchy is using criminal means (such as a monopolistic power, fraud, intimidation, force, governments promoted favoritism, etc.) to dominate a society and its economic life.

                    Capitalism is more about a financial control of an economy. At a beginning, capitalism successfully coexists with a free-market enterprise and promotes competitiveness. However, as time goes by, a banking system acquires and merges with political institutions and dominates an entire society economic & political life. At certain advanced stage of capitalism development, the main and only objective of a ruling banking oligarchy becomes preservation and further expansion of its power and privileges. As more and more political & economic power controlled by a banking oligarchy, the entire society becomes more and more corrupt and less and less productive leading to an economical decline and political instability. At this stage, capitalism slides to a domestic totalitarian society and becomes aggressively involved in international military adventures. As this process continues, a banking oligarchy behaves as a metastatic cancer killing a host body. At a certain junction, colonies become incapable of sustaining their masters. This in lead to a military confrontation between colonial masters.


                    • #70
                      from one of the links you nicely provided : but another article

                      David Einhorn Slams Ice Cream Cone In Warren Buffett’s Face (NYSEARCA:SLV, NYSEARCA:GLD) | ETF DAILY NEWS

                      In a great post by David Cohen on, titled, Sociopaths in America, he writes:

                      . . . some proportion of the population is “sick” and there’s nothing you can do about it. However, a Decent Society uses a multitude of checks & balances to rein in conscienceless people, to prevent them from running amuck. But in America, the most dangerous inmates are now running the asylum. These elaborate controls on immoral (unethical) behavior have been lifted. (This is often called deregulation or regulatory capture.) The corrupt politicians have rewritten the laws in such a way as to make it legal to rip people off. There is no longer any fear of punishment.

                      Sociopaths can run wild—
                      True sociopaths have no conscience—none.
                      They make life a game
                      They get their kicks from kicking others, from manipulating, and most of all from WINNING

                      when i read it ..... the following day in the news appeared an interesting info :

                      Prince Harry Compares War to PlayStation, and Taliban Are Not Amused -

                      the seed of their own destruction
                      “Signs and symbols rule the world, not words nor laws.” -Confucius.


                      • #71
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                        You bought a guitar to punish your ma,
                        And you didn't like school, and you know you're nobody's fool,
                        So welcome to the machine.
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                        What did you dream? It's alright we told you what to dream.
                        You dreamed of a big star, he played a mean guitar,
                        He always ate in the Steak Bar. He loved to drive in his Jaguar.
                        So welcome to the machine.

                        Pink Floyd-Welcome to the machine (lyrics) HD - YouTube



                        • #72
                          Deflation and Currency wars

                          MonsieurM, honest people are always at a disadvantage. The sociopath/psychopath is always willing to leave behind a trail of dead bodies to get what he/she wants.
                          Only be hanging together can we hope to prevail. That's why the PTB work tirelessly to keep us fighting each other.

                          Here are 2 articles on deflation that make a good case. Keep in mind that deflation and falling velocity look much the same.
                          Money Velocity Freefall and Federal Deficit Spending | Elliott Wave Market Service

                          Deflation: The Next Five Years of Financial Turmoil | Elliott Wave Market Service

                          Japan has had 20 years of deflation. The new prime minister, Abe wants the BOJ to print HUGE amounts of currency to make the problems go away.
                          The BOJ doesn't want to do this so Abe is going to take over the central bank (BOJ).
                          Japan is described as "a bug looking for a windshield".
                          Whither Japan Stocks and Bonds: Are Kyle Bass and Martin Feldstein Right? Is Market Collapse Ahead? - Forbes

                          U.S. GOV surrendered it's power to print money to the FED. It can't get the FED to print all the $ trillions that it wants so,,,, it floated an idea to stamp a $ trillion dollar coin. It still has the authority to stamp coins.

                          Hungary is working to take over their central bank to get enough money printed to save the day. It won't work. It NEVER works that way.
                          Gideon Gono printed enough money in Zimbabwe that toilet paper reached the price of $ 417 per sheet.

                          The sovereign debt bubble is eventually going to explode. GOV would rather ruin things with hyperinflation than default. The bankers have an excellent plan to survive hyperinflation but, they have no good plan for default. It will go BANG eventually.
                          The Sovereign Debt Bubble Will Continue To Expand Until – BANG – The System Implodes

                          The pension funds are dying;
                          The Last Remaining Store Of Real Wealth - 1 | Finance
                          Even the S&P 500 companies have stopped funding their IN-HOUSE pension plans.

                          Here is a page proving that America is doing better (at lying) that the Eurozone.
                          Eurozone crisis: It ain’t over yet | Credit Writedowns
                          Here's a paper on currency wars.
                          Economist: Prepare for Financial Pearl Harbor
                          NOBODY ever wins a currency war.

                          The FED is trying to destroy the dollar to lessen the burden of debt and to bring back wage competitiveness in manufacturing.
                          The Fed’s Plan B: "We're Going to Kill the Dollar"
                          The site, Burning Platform has lots of interesting info. This info is the basis for their predictions for a very gloomy future.
                          APPARITIONS IN THE FOG « The Burning Platform


                          • #73
                            jim Willie

                            Jim Willie has the best "dirt" and is generally the most pessimistic. Like Cassandra, he is also very accurate. He has a site, Golden Jackass and he now lives in Costa Rica. America has about 4% of the population of the world. About 20% of this number make an honest living.
                            The R.O.W. is hard at work producing while we all dream of "doing deals".

                            Here are a couple of quotes from Jim.

                            They rejected the US-led plan. The Asians partners and players even rejected the United States from the entire Asian trade zone, but did include Australia and New Zealand. The incredibly stupid naive US-led plan, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, attempted to create a trade zone with Asia which would have blocked China. Imagine the incredibly obtuse blockheaded maneuver of trying to have all of Asia not conduct facilitated trade with China, its leading trade partner.Talk about shooting both legs and genital region with a double barreled shotgun!
                            This is the signal flare of US political stupidity that has turned highly destructive for the USEconomy and its people. Such failed leadership and counter-productive initiatives will push the US into the Third World even faster than previously thought possible."

                            The Anglo-American empire is crashing fast. The R.O.W. is going to hold us at a distance so they can avoid provocation for an attack.
                            Jim Willie: The Petro-Dollar Sunset |

                            We're being ostracized. This is our legacy;
                            The Jeevas - Masters of War LYRICS - YouTube
                            Our politicians know that their very existence is in jeopardy. They have nothing to lose by crashing the whole shebang.
                            Blatant thievery will become more open and obvious. GOV already said that it wants to convert retirement funds into GOV securities. Such unexpected honesty??? IRAs and 401Ks will all disappear.

                            If you want a preview, just read up on the Argentine crisis.
                            The Argentine Crisis :: Monthly Review
                            Argentina was crashed according to the usual formula.
                            There is always the possibility that the bankers have gone TOO FAR this time.


                            • #74
                              Fools and thieves at the helm

                              We all know that power corrupts and attracts the already-corrupt. Most of the time this attracts politicians that are corrupt. Every so often, somebody like Ron Paul sneaks in. In general, they are all corrupt.
                              From Frosty Wooldridge;
                              "However, less widely known is a “pride” of lions, a “murder” of crows, an “exaltation” of doves and, because they look so wise, a “parliament” of owls.

                              Finally, let’s consider a group of baboons. They are the loudest, most dangerous, most obnoxious, most viciously aggressive and least intelligent of all primates. What is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons? Answer: a congress!"
                              Frosty Wooldridge -- Definition of Congress: a group of baboons

                              Preserving power and control is job-number-one. That means passing the "right" laws inspired by the "right" people. Search the quacks until you find a quack with the "right" views to bring you more power.

                              "Ultimately, the fatal flaw in the bankers’ paradigm of paper money is the hubris of central bankers themselves. Economists had convinced themselves that by printing money, they could achieve full employment (Keynes), that without gold, free market forces would stabilize currencies (Friedman) and that by sufficiently expanding the money supply a deflationary collapse in demand, i.e. depression, could be prevented (Friedman) and/or safely offset by increased borrowing (Keynes).

                              Both Keynsians on the left and Friedmanites on the right were convinced that central bank stewardship of paper money was better done without the constraint of gold. That somehow a house built on sand is preferable to one built on rock—proving once again that if thought has no bounds neither does thoughtlessness."

                              There you have it. Money creation without constraints affords the most power to the bankers,,,, the politicians are second in line.
                              Politicians have a transcendental ability to ignore logic and history. No fiat currency has ever survived. The average life of a fiat currency is 30--40 years. The U.S. dollar as fiat is 42 years old. Being the reserve currency has given it a bit more longevity.
                              Bankers are obsessed with wealth. Putting bankers in charge of money creation has never been a good idea.

                              The only thing worse is putting politicians in charge. That is why most countries opt for having an independent central bank.
                              To be fair, the ORIGINAL charter of the Federal Reserve was a pretty good plan.
                              It mandated that the 12 member banks issue paper money only to the limit of the gold and "real bills" that they held. This was eventually thrown out by the 1935 banking act. The other big transgression was in 1920 when the FED president, Benjamin Strong started selling discountedTreasury notes
                              on the secondary market. It was illegal but congress didn't stop him. It created a credit bubble and the markets crashed 9 years later.

                              If you want a GREAT read on the history of money creation systems, you
                              should read Ingo Bischoff.
                              The Daily Bell - Ingo Bischoff on Why Land Cannot Be Owned, Why the Federal Reserve Was "Good" Once and What Needs to Be Done to 'Take Back' America

                              As I mentioned in the post above, the world is tossing out the dollar. This will cause a paradigm shift that will be monumental. Darryl Robert Schoon has a good vid on the subject.
                              2013: The Mother of All Paradigm Shifts, Dollars and Sense Show 49 - YouTube


                              • #75
                                found this doc ..... thought it might interest you :

                                Frontline - The Warning 2009 - YouTube

                                whatever happened to that Old Fool of A. Greenspan .... we stopped hearing about him and yet he is one of the main pawn in the economic crisis we find ourselves in

                                bet you he recycled himself in "education" .... for some reason that goes beyond my logic ..... toxic people like toxic waste should not be allowed to float in open waters

                                just not very healthy
                                Last edited by MonsieurM; 01-27-2013, 04:26 PM.
                                “Signs and symbols rule the world, not words nor laws.” -Confucius.