Domestic Terrorists or Patriots – What to Believe

The recent revelations concerning the depth of domestic spying, along with the earlier revelations concerning the depth of the extensive US surveillance activities have begun to create a division among us.  When it was the first revelations by WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, it was easy to say this was an act to hurt the US.  However, since then we have had the actions of Bradley Manning, and most recently Snowden. Again, the public is being persuaded that these individuals are acting in a great disinterest to the security of the United States. Indeed they face prosecution and even death for their acts.

However, while the world focuses on Washington’s pursuit of NSA whistleblower Ed Snowden, another much higher ranking member of the US power structure has been indicted for espionage this week…
US General James Cartwright was regarded by Washington insiders as ‘Obama’s General’, and now he’s facing prosecution for blowing the whistle on ‘Operation Olympic Games’ which planted the Stuxnet and Flame viruses in Iranian nuclear facilities in order derail Iran’s civilian nuclear program. At his retirement, he was lauded by the Secretary of Defense as one of the most competent and trustworthy generals ever to serve his country. At closer examination, it appears that Cartwright’s revelations didn’t so much harm US interests per say, but they hindered Israeli ambitions towards a war with Iran. This is a man that gave his entire life to the defense of this country, and more importantly, the principles of freedom and democracy.  So what is the truth? Are these men of principle or are they men acting with criminal intent?

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Whistleblowing reflects doing the right thing. It exposes wrongdoing. Whistleblowers do so because it matters.  Are these men following a noble tradition that others before them established? Expressions of patriotism can reflect good or ill. Samuel Johnson said it’s the last refuge of a scoundrel. Thomas Paine called dissent the highest form of patriotism.
According to Machiavelli; “When the safety of one’s country wholly depends on the decision to be taken; no attention should be paid either to justice or injustice, to kindness or cruelty, or to its being praiseworthy or ignominious.”

Philosophy Professor Stephen Nathanson believes patriotism involves:

  • special affection for one’s own country;
  • a sense of personal identification with the country;
  • special concern for the well-being of the country; and
  • willingness to sacrifice to promote the country’s good.

 

Socrates once said: “Patriotism does not require one to agree with everything that his country does, and would actually promote analytical questioning in a quest to make the country the best it possibly can be.”


Thierry Meyssan poses the question best. “Are American public servants, civilian or military, who face a minimum of 30 years in prison for revealing U.S. state secrets to the press “whistleblowers” exercising power in a democratic system, or are they “resistors to oppression” at the hands of a military-oligarchic dictatorship? “

The answer to this question does not depend on our own political opinions, but on the nature of the U.S. government. The answer completely changes if we focus on the case of Bradley Manning, the young leftist Wikileaks soldier, or if we consider that of General Cartwright, military adviser to President Obama, indicted Thursday, 27 June 2013, for spying.

The President of the United States and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Woodrow Wilson, tried to confer on the Executive branch the power to censor the press when “national security” or “the reputation of the government” are in play. In his speech on State of the Union (7th of December 1915), he said: “There are citizens of the United States … who have poured the poison of disloyalty into the very arteries of our national life, who tried to drag the authority and reputation of our government in contempt … to destroy our industries … and degrade our policy in favor of foreign intrigue …. We are without adequate federal laws …. I urge you to do nothing less than save the honor and self-respect of the nation. Such creatures of passion, disloyalty, and anarchy must be crushed.”

Before we collectively rush to judgment about these men and these acts, we must ask ourselves is this a question of silence, not secrecy? How we collectively react may very well determine our own future and above all our right to what privacy and freedom that remains in this age of hyper-technology and data acquisition. What does your gut tell you? This is one time we should forget what we are hearing in the press or from the government, but instead listen to our hearts.

Updates from the Economic Warfront

Three years ago, as I began my ranting against the bankster elitists, I had stated their plan for economical slavery was unfolding in the most transparent way.  I stated at the time the mortgage loan debacle was only the first step.  I said at that time that based on the strategic use of credit swaps and derivatives, the next target was going to be both corporate and public pension plans. Indeed this began unfolding around 2009 and continues to this day.

At the time I also stated that after that goal was completed, the next target in their gun sites would be state and sovereign wealth. Again, this is exactly what is happening. First was Iceland, then the weaker members of the EU, and now is extending into the stronger economic nations such as the UK, France, Germany, the US, Australia and Canada.

Of all of these nations, only Iceland and the will of their people have prevailed.  Ireland is also showing some signs of effective resistance. The rest of the governments, under the rhetoric of “necessary austerity’ are slowly killing their economies and in the case of Greece and Spain, are already “clinically dead”. You see there is only one simple question that when answered reveals all.  When we talk about sovereign debt, one has to ask, “Who is this vast amount of money owed to and how did they acquire this debt obligation?”

We all know the answer to this question.  The bankster’s greed has continued unabated and now there isn’t even any attempt by the banksters to “paint lipstick on the pig”. They seemed until very recently unafraid of rebellion by the masses, criminal actions by governments, or any competitive actions against their plans.  Why were they so confident?  Their confidence stemmed from the reality that they have prepared well in advance to insure they “owned” the political and legal arms of the governments world-wide thus preventing any criminal penalties for their brazen fraud and theft.  Large fines were acceptable and a part of “doing the business”. The control of the political process insured they could endlessly print fiat money to “finance” their ongoing rape of the world’s economy.

They had also correctly anticipated that the masses would eventually try to rise up, so they upgraded both sovereign and state and local police forces to paramilitary capabilities.  They would simply overwhelm any efforts before these “uprisings” could gain momentum.  We have to admit they had anticipated each and every step very correctly and have been effective to date in squashing any meaningful resistance.  Until now…..

In their hubris, they may have made gross miscalculations in their unbridled greed quest. First, let me state that we try to remain apolitical in the information we present in this blog. However if the next story is true, then it is a matter of justice and patriotism to report, not a political leaning, one way or the other.

The election in the US is a very good example of how elitists have horribly underestimated the collective intelligence and will of the people. Remember the Karl Rove and Limbaugh ranting pre-election that it would be a landslide for Romney?  They were certain of this because first they were effectively suppressing the vote and just in case that wasn’t enough, they were sure they had effectively “rigged” the election in key states like Ohio, Virginia, and Florida.

However, something went very wrong.  Romney was quoted as being “shell-shocked” and Karl Rove displayed his denial breakdown on national TV when Ohio was declared for Obama.  What happened? From our sources, the real story may be revealed in the coming months, if the information given to the FBI sees the light of day.

Apparently, like in 2004 and 2008, Rove and his operatives had developed a sophisticated computer program called ORCA to manipulate the data in the vote tally process and had this program embedded in various areas.  Apparently this sophisticated program would intercept election data from various reporting stations, manipulate the results and then send it forward to its intended destination.

This scheme was however uncovered by cyber sleuths under the Anonymous banner and this group had even warned Rove, et al, directly that this plot would not be allowed.  See the warning here.

From our sources, we learned that these cyber sleuths hacked the ORCA program and placed a firewall called “The Great Oz”.  According to the sources, this not only prevented ORCA from doing its job, it also prevented any of the Rove operatives access to the program during the election process. Apparently Rove’s computer techs tried 105 times to penetrate “The Great Oz” using different means and passwords, to no avail.  Comcast finally shut down all operations under the guise of a DDOS attack threat.  Immediately after taking this action, these cyber sleuths, who called themselves “The Protectors”, turned all of the information over to the FBI.  Based on this information, if it is true, here is Good Ole Karl’s recurring nightmare:

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The same kinds of cyber activity are going on as we speak in relation to the Israeli’s attack on Gaza. Apparently over 9,000 Israeli websites belonging to government and banking systems have been attacked in the last week.  In both cases here, what was underestimated by the cabalists is the intelligence and resources of the “ignorant” masses.

As the pan EU uprisings increase, we are seeing more and more police and firemen joining the ranks of the protesters.  In Spain over the weekend, about 5,000 police officers marched through the center of Madrid on Saturday to protest salary cuts and the thinning of their ranks as Spain grapples with its sovereign debt crisis.

The officers, who had traveled from across Spain, rallied three days after the nation was gripped by a general strike over the austerity cuts. Health and education workers have already taken part in similar marches.

“Citizens! Forgive us for not arresting those truly responsible for this crisis: bankers and politicians,” read one banner held aloft by a line of officers as they marched to the interior ministry.

The rally had been called by the main policing union SUP. “Each year, between 1,500 and 2,000 police officers retire and 125 are recruited, which means in three or four years, there will be more insecurity and crime in Spain,” warned SUP general secretary Jose Maria Sanchez Fornet in a speech outside the ministry.

It would seem that real progress is beginning to correct this global economic imbalance and more and more people are beginning to believe they are not powerless to affect the changes that would begin to create global economic systems democratically based and underpinned by ethical standards more appropriate to the realities of the 21st century.

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Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Capitalism?

As we have watched the last 5-10 years unfold economically in the world, it has become intuitive to all that there is no doubt that banksters control the economy and control the world’s political realities, especially demonstrated by the effect of the Citizens United ruling on this last presidential election.  To be honest, it is not like they didn’t tell us what they were doing or planning, and it was not like we were not warned by every leader with integrity.

So why is it now we remain like passive little sheep being led into economic slavery? Are we so programmed, so lulled to sleep, that we don’t see these final trump cards being played? Are the predictions of these arrogant evil few correct in that we either don’t see what’s happening or we are so ignorant and lazy as to resist this blatant final fleecing?

Maybe it is time to just reconsider the words of both the Cabalists over the years that basically said it forthrightly and the words of the great leaders who tried so desperately to warn us.  We would have you consider the following in the chronological order these men and words were delivered to the world.

First the bankster/elites:

“The bank hath benefit of interest on all moneys which it creates out of nothing.” –  William Paterson, founder of the Bank of England, 1694.

“The few who understand the system, will either be so interested from its profits or so dependent on its favors, that there will be no opposition from that class.” – Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild.

“Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes its laws.”
– Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild.

“The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.” –– Benjamin Disraeli, First Prime Minister of England, “Coningsby, the New Generation”, 1844.

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.”
– Frederic Bastiat – (1801-1850) in Economic Sophisms.

“The division of the United States into federations of equal force was decided long before the Civil War by the high financial powers of Europe. These bankers were afraid that the United States, if they remained in one block and as one nation, would attain economic and financial independence, which would upset their financial domination over the world. The voice of the Rothschilds prevailed… Therefore they sent their emissaries into the field to exploit the question of slavery and to open an abyss between the two sections of the Union.” –  German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.

“Those who create and issue money and credit direct the policies of government and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people.” – – Reginald McKenna, former Chancellor of Exchequer, England

“Bankers own the earth; take it away from them but leave them with the power to create credit; and, with a flick of a pen, they will create enough money to buy it back again… If you want to be slaves of bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let the bankers control money and control credit.”
– Sir Josiah Stamp, Director, Bank of England, 1940.

Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.” – Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference in Evians, France, 1991.

 “Some even believe we (the Rockefeller family) are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it.” – David Rockefeller, Memoirs, page 405.

“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.”
– David Rockefeller

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years… It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”
– David Rockefeller, Bilderberg Meeting, June 1991 Baden, Germany.

In the next century, nations as we know it will be obsolete; all states will recognize a single, global authority. National sovereignty wasn’t such a great idea after all.”
– Strobe Talbot, President Clinton’s Deputy Secretary of State, Time Magazine, July 20th, l992.

We can’t be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans.” – Bill Clinton, USA Today on 3/11/93, page 2a.

We also cannot assert that we haven’t been warned from the very beginnings of our nation by the very founders and subsequent truly patriotic statesmen:

“If congress has the right under the Constitution to issue paper money, it was given them to use themselves, not to be delegated to individuals or corporations.” – Andrew Jackson.

“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their money, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them, will deprive the people of their property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” – Thomas Jefferson.

“The system of banking [is] a blot left in all our Constitutions, which, if not covered, will end in their destruction… I sincerely believe that banking institutions are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity… is but swindling futurity on a large scale.”
– Thomas Jefferson

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Already they have raised up a moneyed aristocracy that has set the Government at defiance. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people to whom it properly belongs.” – Thomas Jefferson.

“History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance.” – James Madison.

“I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed. I feel at this moment more anxiety for the safety of my country than ever before, even in the midst of war.” – Abraham Lincoln – in a letter written to William Elkin.

Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce.”
– US President James A. Garfield

A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the Nation and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the world – no longer a Government of free opinion no longer a Government by conviction and vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of small groups of dominant men…. Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the U.S., in the field of commerce and manufacturing, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” – Woodrow Wilson – In The New Freedom (1913).

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is eager to enter into close relationship with the Bank for International Settlements….The conclusion is impossible to escape that the State and Treasury Departments are willing to pool the banking system of Europe and America, setting up a world financial power independent of and above the Government of the United States….The United States under present conditions will be transformed from the most active of manufacturing nations into a consuming and importing nation with a balance of trade against it.” – Rep. Louis McFadden – Chairman of the House Committee on Banking and Currency quoted in the New York Times (June 1930).

“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government of the U.S. since the days of Andrew Jackson.” – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a letter written Nov. 21, 1933 to Colonel E. Mandell House.

“The Trilateral Commission is intended to be the vehicle for multinational consolidation of the commercial and banking interests by seizing control of the political government of the United States. The Trilateral Commission represents a skillful, coordinated effort to seize control and consolidate the four centers of power–Political, Monetary, Intellectual, and Ecclesiastical.” – U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater, his book “No Apologies”, 1964.

There are many more today who have also tried to sound the alarm, but we believe we have made the points with this sampling.

So there you have it, this insidious plan “hatched” over four hundred years ago has continued unabated and in our faces, and despite so many warnings we have failed to mount any effort to correct the problem. How does that old saying go? “First time shame on you, second time shame on me.”

So what should we do? Is it too late? Are we powerless to act? Not at all.

First we must face the fact that the continual perpetuation of these frauds will only create further problems.  Secondly we should begin the dialogue to facilitate the development and reconstruction of our society in the interests of the people through the removal of fractional banking systems.

Thirdly, we must demand the release of imprisoned and hidden technological advancements and ensure the promotion and development of these technologies in the interests of the people. These technologies will have a profound effect on our economies and living standards. Finally, we must insist that the agencies responsible for administrating the laws of this country do their job and remove the heads of the bureaucracies and banking fraternities that continue to perpetrate this fraud, forcing their hand through litigation, including class action suits by citizens.

Now The Election is Over, We Need To Re-dedicate Ourselves to Patriotism, Not Political Divides!

Politics has always been a dirty game, with sneaky little tricks.  It is just the nature of the “beast”.  When Thomas Jefferson ran against Adams, he called Adams a “sick little hermaphrodite”, and Adams accused Jefferson of “being a violent anarchist”! So this type of atmosphere always exists in the heat of campaigns.  However, what we witnessed during this election crossed well beyond the boundaries of “normal” politics and struck at the very heart of the democratic process.  The disenfranchisement of voters, the destruction of both registration forms and ballots was both criminal and is the antithesis of what we hold dear as Americans. One person, one vote is the very keystone of our democratic process.

We all know our political system is broken and we all know that our elected officials and our Supreme Court have failed us utterly in the last four years, well except for the 13% who still “approve” of congress.  Hitler had 20% of the people with him even as Berlin was destroyed.

When we look at what is happening globally, we’ve got very serious problems. Our financial systems are failing, unemployment is at an all time high, disease and sickness is running rampant, people are going hungry, our environment and our food and water supply are contaminated with toxins, natural disasters are wreaking havoc across the planet, there is deceit and corruption in so many of our governments.

Many are saying it is worse now than it’s ever been before on a global scale. You may or may not agree with that, but it is important to note some of the psychological effects and outcomes this has had on so many of us. For those who feel that they are on the brink of survival, emotions such as fear, anger, and greed can take their toll. Families are destroyed, soldiers are returned maimed and psychological broken, our youth disenchanted and losing hope for a better life every day.

As a result, many tend to focus only on the problems, on the injustice, on the need for revenge and retribution in an upside down world. These feelings are real and understandable, and the problems do need to be brought to the light. However, that is only half of the solution.  We can no longer hope that those we elect will represent our issues.  We know for a fact they do not and even when we do elect someone with “moral” character, they are quickly consumed with the realities they face in whatever legislative body they happen to be members. “Play the game or be marginalized and ostracized”

The reality is WE must now provide solutions to these problems that threaten the fabric of our lives. WE must begin the process of not just talking or exposing these corrupt realities and failures, but we must begin to collectively work toward finding solutions to these issues and on a global scale.  Armed revolt is not the answer, as we have seen in so many countries and we are witnessing now in Syria.  This only creates a vacuum soon filled by the very same corrupt and greedy bastards, only with different names, representing the same 1% that wishes to keep us ignorant and in economic enslavement. The changes we need to initiate will start first in our hearts when we remove our fear and hopelessness, then extend to our neighborhoods, then our communities, then to the very structure of global governance.

As Americans, why did we allow the media and the two parties the ability to marginalize the alternative candidates for office?  It was a sad day in democracy, for example, when Dr. Stein of the Green Party was arrested and detained for 8 hours for conducting a sit-in at the second “presidential debates” because she was not included, or the Ron Paul’s delegates that were usurped and marginalized at the Republican Convention. Do any of us believe this was right or just?  More importantly, why didn’t we speak up?  Why do we still support any media who participates in this obvious muzzling of voices in our country?

We have seen the impacts of social networking in Egypt, Europe, and Yemen.  We have seen how effectively we can powerfully organize an Occupy Movement.  These actions have demonstrated to us we still have our individual power in this society.

We must now, however, begin to “FIX THIS MESS”.  We must work together and raises awareness to the solutions available to us today. With increased awareness of a solution comes increased acceptance of that solution, and through this acceptance it is easier to implement and execute the solution on a larger scale. As a good starting point we strongly suggest watching the Thrive movie, which can be watched for free here: Thrive Movement

Over the next several days, we will present a series of articles looking at specific “areas” of our civilization that are broken and begin the discussions of potential solutions.  We hope you will join us in this dialogue and most importantly you will share what we discover and discuss with as many people as possible.  Complaining and people-bashing alone keeps us stagnant and we need to move forward. If we can find a way to rise above our pain and our differences we can learn that on a base level, we all want the same thing. We want peace, we want abundance and we want love. If we genuinely care for each other we can indeed create a Golden Age on Earth. Our complacency has helped to get us into this mess. In the past, if we didn’t want to think about solutions, someone else did, and many of these solutions were based on greed and personal ego. Now is the time to break this pattern. Get up, stand up, do something, and speak out!

An Editor’s note here, this site has always been commercial free.  Recently however, without our permission, links that link key words in our entries to commercial sites are becoming increasingly more frequently embedded in our articles. There doesn’t seem to be much we can do about this except we ask our readers NOT to support those commercial endeavors.  We have always maintained our independence from creating a commercial site and have tried to maintain an apolitical position in our opinions, but in spite of all of efforts, the very greed and commercialism we rant against has invaded our domain, we do profusely apologize for this unfortunate reality.

So For Our Families, So for The World – The Standards We Should be Demanding

Higher standards of any ADVANCED community are based on ease and pleasure, efficiency and safety, cleanliness and health, love and friendship, cooperation, spirit, community and togetherness. These are the elements of a higher dimensional society, and these are the seeds that we should be demanding be the planks of any government.  All parents want to guide, nurture, look after, and protect their children as they grow and mature. Throughout the world there are no exceptions to this reality.

Children who have the opportunity and now, in this dysfunctional society, the privilege to grow up in such a nurturing family go on to achieve great things in their lives.  Ask any Nobel Prize winner, great athlete, or great leader that we admire and they all point to their parents and teachers as those who inspired them to achieve the goals they eventually do achieve. It is this very environment we should now demand for our global society.  As I pointed out in my article on the myth of scarcity, we can create a “norm” for our global community where such a nurturing environment for the next generation and beyond is a reality.  It is simply a matter of equal distribution of wealth and a strong universal desire to make it so.

When you examine the current state of affairs in the world, all of the uncertainty, danger, and suffering is based on greed, power struggles, and hubris of “being special”, whether that is because of station or religion. Really, what is wrong about being equal and equally entitled to being able to achieve what we dream to be or do? It’s a simple question with a simple answer-nothing!

Let’s consider for a moment how we protect our families. We wish no harm to ever really come to ourselves, our loved ones or friends, and we try to ensure this by acting in concert. Our little one gets bullied at school and big brother shows up to stop it.  Someone in the family loses their job and they move in with relatives, or at least we all make sure they have food, etc.  It is simply what family is all about.  Now tell me why we can’t seem to extend this attitude to city, state, country, or global?  What are the real barriers?  We know what the “created barriers are (artificial borders and religion mostly), but what are the real physical barriers to achieving this goal? It really is just a matter of our mindset.

When one really does a sincere self-reflection on these questions, you are confronted with some self disturbing questions like why is right for my child to have health care, but not the child in Africa? More importantly why do we argue the contrary to that right?  Why do we feel entitled, but the family in the ghetto is somehow less entitled to opportunity.  The real answer is disturbing because it is an intentional programmed propaganda very subtly administered. By whom and for what purpose is the question.  There are two elements to this successful load of crap.  One, the real purpose behind it is that it creates the elite, and two, the reality we “buy into it” because we secretly desire and hope someday to be the “elite”.  The reality is there wouldn’t be an elite class if the 99% were elite, would it?  Get it!

The elements of our world that have caused us so much pain, grief, destruction, destitution, hardship and struggle are not necessarily unavoidable or without purpose.  However, these realities should not be permanent in our lives, but instead, a means to achieve a goal.  So what is the goal?

As we begin to awake we should realize we are internally and spiritually bound to uphold the ideals, morals and the integrity of our personal efforts and actions which are the vital bloodline through the life of any civilization. There are no civilizations in this universe without means to share information from being to being, from culture to culture, nation to nation or any point on a planet. This world is not unique in its infrastructure of media and communications, this is a surety.  What is unique to this world is the level in which the media has been controlled by the elite, this we can also say for a certainty. How many avenues of media and communications are completely contained within a pyramidal structure of power, control, influence and persuasion?

Here is a real place we all can do something to begin developing the society we all have a vision of within our being.  We need to start demanding equal time for the good things that are going on all over the world.  99% of the news is doom, gloom, blood and gore, or fame and bling bling. We need to retake control of the “content” of the news.  How? Don’t watch what’s on and support any efforts for alternative media.  Let sponsors know we don’t like the unbalanced “news” we are now watching.  We want the truth about the banking scandals, the corruption of the political process, and the justice system that fails us.  We need reporters who have the journalistic integrity to demand of their employers the freedom to report what they find and see.  We need commentators that will tell it like it is.  A little like this:  Telling the Truth

Just the Facts of Where We Really Are, For Your Political Consideration

In the previous article, I proposed that for this election cycle we vote as patriots instead of party affiliation.  I did so because I honestly believe we are dangerously close to being totally enslaved economically if we don’t wake up right now.  I am not the only informed individual who believes this.  A very good read is a three part series in Economy called Who Destroyed the Middle Class.  It is a must read for everyone.

No rhetoric, just facts are important here.  The political jabber is to distract us, but facts paint the “truth” of reality.  So I am presenting just the facts here for your consideration.  Anyone who puts all these pieces of the puzzle together can figure for themselves what is really going on.  I am hoping that somehow we actually “participate” from a point of knowledge and NOT political BS and propaganda.

Think about these things when you go to the polls:

  • Forty-six million Americans (one in seven) are on food stamps.
  • One in seven is unemployed or underemployed.
  • The percentage of those out of work defined as long-term unemployed is the highest (42%) since the Great Depression.
  • 54% of college graduates younger than 25 are unemployed or underemployed.
  • 47% of Americans receive some form of government assistance.
  • Employment-to-population ratio for 25- to 54-year-olds is now 75.7%, lower than when the recession “ended” in June 2009.
  • There are 7.7 million fewer full-time workers now than before the recession, and 3.3 million more part-time workers.
  • Eight million people have left the labor force since the recession “ended” — adding those back in would put the unemployment rate at 12% instead of 8.2%.
  • The number of unemployed looking for work for at least 27 weeks jumped 310,000 in May, the sharpest increase in a year.
  • Over 7.5 million homes have been foreclosed upon by the Wall Street bankers since 2008.
  • The National Debt has increased by $5.7 trillion (57% increase) since September 2008, while real GDP has risen by $305 billion (2.3% increase) since the 3rd quarter of 2008.
  • Interest income paid to senior citizens and savers has declined by $400 billion (29% decline) since September of 2008 due to Ben Bernanke’s ZIRP.
  • Government transfer payments have risen by $500 billion (32% increase) since September 2008, while private industry wages have risen by $200 billion (4.7% increase).
  • The price of a gallon of gas has risen from $1.70 in December 2008 to $3.53 today.
  • Food prices have risen by 7% to 10% since late 2008, even using the falsified BLS data. A true assessment by anyone who actually goes to a grocery store (not Bernanke – his maid does the shopping) would be a 10% to 20% increase.

 

What these facts mean translates DIRECTLY to you.  No one is UNAFFECTED by these realities.  I am sure anyone of you would not tolerate a thieve coming into your house and stealing your money, but that is EXACTLY what is going on here!  How long do we sleep or apathetically go about our daily routines telling ourselves “this doesn’t concern me” or “there is nothing I can do, the political process is so corrupt.” This simply is not true. Especially those of you who are 18-34, you must wake up and step up to protect yourselves.  That is not a dramatic statement, it is fact.

I know you like pictures and graphs, so here are a few to consider:

  And this is when college debt now exceeds credit card debt and the interest on that debt is going to double.  This is how you define “working for the company store.”

or this:

I think we understand and more importantly felt it, and here is where it is all going:

The important part of this graph is the number of Americans living on $25,000 or less.  Get it.

George Carlin, the hip comedian of the 70’s and 80s said this in 1979! Now we should call him prophet.

George Carlin on “The System” in 1979!

“Politicians are put there to give you that idea that you have freedom of choice. You don’t. You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land, they own and control the corporations, and they’ve long since bought and paid for the Senate, the Congress, the State Houses, and the City Halls. They’ve got the judges in their back pockets. And they own all the big media companies so they control just about all the news and information you get to hear. They’ve got you by the balls.

They spend billions of dollars every year lobbying to get what they want. Well, we know what they want; they want more for themselves and less for everybody else. But I’ll tell you what they don’t want—they don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. That’s against their interest. You know something, they don’t want people that are smart enough to sit around their kitchen table and figure out how badly they’re getting fucked by a system that threw them overboard 30 fucking years ago. They don’t want that, you know what they want?

They want obedient workers, obedient workers. People who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork and just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shittier jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and the vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it. The table is tilted folks, the game is rigged. Nobody seems to notice, nobody seems to care. Good honest hard working people, white collar, blue collar, it doesn’t matter what color shirt you have on. Because the owners of this country know the truth, it’s called the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

I think by just reporting the facts that we all can agree we are being robbed and screwed.  We are becoming the obedient slaves desired by the power elite.  I think we need to push back and do so within the system of democracy and political process that is in place and so carefully constructed by our forefathers.  Let’s get the party started.

I know there are 1000’s of unemployed and under-employed lawyers out there.  It is time you step up and lead the way.  Let’s start at the top of the financial elite.  The SEC has levied hundreds of millions of dollars in fines over the last three or four years for CRIMINAL behavior within the major banking and investing firms, but NOT one person has gone to jail.  How can that be?  Criminal behavior means there were SPECIFIC criminals.  Criminals should go to jail, especially repeat offenders. Let’s get to the reality of that.  If corporations are people and therefore can be considered “a person” under the law, then corporations that have been convicted of criminal activity should be banned from receiving any type of federal benefits including bailouts and participating in the Federal Reserve System.  That would be a good start.

While the courts have ruled that PACS are people and therefore they are free to contribute unlimited amounts of money to politicians, then they should not be considered TAX free organizations.  They should be taxed just like everyone else. Let’s demand that be the case.  I am sure we could get a few of the IRS bulldogs that would love getting that done.

Surely there are some bright young folks out there that can figure out how to start these legal proceedings.  Remember the story of Ghandi and the salt. We have to start somewhere and it must be passive resistance and peaceful protest, but it must start right now.

This is Not the Time to be a Democrat or a Republican. It is Time to be a Patriot

There is one thing I think we can all agree on; that private corporations and bankers have usurped our democratic processes everywhere in the free world.  Whether it is the events unfolding in Egypt, or the events within the EU in relationship to Greece, Spain, and Italy, or the current situation of the Congress in the US, it is all the same process and plan unfolding, where the banking and transnational corporate interests are basically running roughshod over the will of the people and the democratic process. Surely we all can agree on this reality.

So my question is; “why are we still thinking like democrats and republicans, socialists or conservatives?”  It seems to me that thinking in such a manner really locks us all into the game plan of those who believe they are our masters.  They think they know best and we are incapable of making the most important decisions of our lives and we do not perceive the ruse.  After all, they will be benevolent slave masters. Are you really now ready to accept this abhorable reality?

Several events in our history of the last 100 years especially point to this “Plan” moving forward in spite of the will of the people.  If one studies the REAL history of WWII, or the creation of Israel, or the wars in North Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and continuing conflict in Afghanistan, one would clearly understand it was all about sovereign governments becoming indebted to those who financed the war efforts.  The recent Citizens United ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) was as in your face as it gets when it comes to eliminating your role in your government.

Fascism was defined by President Franklin Roosevelt:

“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism – ownership of government by an individual, by a group.”

President Eisenhower warned us of the danger and the power being grabbed by the military-industrial complex.  President Kennedy proposed taking back control of the printing of money from the Fed and we know that outcome.

This is not a situation unique to the US as we can so clearly see in the EU right now.  Yet politically we remain divided by rhetoric of individuals who are in fact acting together for the same plan.  It continues to amaze me to see people that believe they “belong” to one group or the other, but are in fact supporting efforts that are clearly not in their best interests.  Here’s a revelation, you do not belong to these groups as a participant, instead you are simply “owned” and are being herded into compliance by your ignorance of the truth.

What is the basis for making such a claim?  First, just follow the money. Anyone who does doesn’t require much time to come to the same conclusions.  Secondly, when we collectively and by an overwhelming majority (83%) lack faith in our political process, we KNOW we are in deep trouble as the collective people of the planet when it comes to how we are going to be governed.

The election this year in the US is probably the most important election in the history of the Union and as much as the MSM and both political parties want us to believe it is about Liberal vs: Conservative approach to government, it is not anything like that.  It is about finalizing Corporate and Banking control over the largest and most resourceful country in the world.  It is the final domino.

What can we do, if it so well integrated already?  Everyone knows “big money” controls the political process, right?  Nothing could be further from the truth and the desperate efforts we are witnessing to suppress voters rights in the major swing states are absolute proof of the power of our INFORMED vote.

Do not misunderstand this as some political article favoring Democrats or Republicans, as I can assure you it is not the case.  What I am saying is we all should start thinking about voting as patriots.  That we make demands of those who are incumbents and up for re-election or those running for the first time to take actions to end this hostage situation the banks have over our government and more importantly our treasuries.  We should demand anyone who is elected must secure the welfare of our elderly, our schools, and our infrastructure.  That we demand anyone who is elected to represent us will declare no allegiance to special interests or if they openly express those allegiances, then they will recues themselves from voting when those interests could benefit from their vote.

There is one thing I know for sure and that is there are a lot of Democrats and Republicans out there that are first and foremost Americans.  They truly want what is best for the country.  In fact, they are the majority.  So I say to these good people, THINK for yourselves and don’t accept any given party position that in your gut, you know it is wrong.  Be vocal at conventions, meetings, or debates.  Let all the candidates know that before we are Democrats or Republicans, we are patriots.

I guess another way of putting it is to think about all the wonderful young men and women who put their lives on the line for us every day.  We thank them for their service, but do we honor them by doing our patriotic duty at the ballot box?

It’s time to step up to our individual duties to maintain the freedom we have enjoyed for so long. I have complete trust in who we are collectively.  I am sure if we all take this responsibility seriously and fully participate in the democratic process, we can repair and restore this great nation and once again we can be a beacon to all those peoples of the world who look to us to shine the light of democracy into the halls of darkness, fascism, and power seeking greed in world.  Are we up to the task?