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Living Large

“There’s a storm coming, and when it hits, you’re all going to wonder how you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of us.”

Selina Kyle character talking to a 1%er in the Dark Knight movie.

Banker parasite

People who dismiss the unemployed as “parasites” fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without spearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society.

Jason Read

Banker parasite

People who dismiss the unemployed as “parasites” fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without spearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society.

Jason Read

war crimes

We are turning into the worst type of nation, promoting and preparing for war on people outside our nation with the biggest military budget in the world, and on people inside our nation with the biggest prison business in the world.

Ethan Indigo Smith



The illusion of freedom [in America] will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.

Frank Zappa

Holder defends bankers

The last big bank bailout was not in the form of money. The Bank Mortgage Settlement Deal was a bailout where changes in the law were made to retroactively transform banks’ illegal behavior into legal behavior.

David Petrovich


only banks create money

It does make sense however, when you fully understand that money is the most powerful arbiter of justice in the world and those who administer the creation of money through debt are THE most powerful people in the world.

Thomas Brown


only banks create moneyNo money gets into circulation without going into debt to a bank.  There is no other source.  The United States issues no sovereign money!  Therefore Americans are not free people.  It is time for us to admit the truth and either do something about it, or stop blowing up stuff on the 4th of July believing a myth.

Damon Vrabel,  Harvard Business School


secret donor?Consider it a blessing that you live in a land of limitless campaigning in which all, even secretive sheiks, are free to contribute unlimited amounts to our elections without being restricted by big government bureaucrats.

Pete Karman


Henry Ford on monetary system

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.

Henry Ford


QuantanamoBack in the ’50s and ’60s, kids used to say, when one of us did something the others didn’t approve of, “Hey, it’s a free country.” I’ll bet you haven’t heard that expression for many years. Back in the ’70s, there used to be a joke: “America will never have concentration camps. We’ll call them something else.” Guantanamo, and the long rumored FEMA detention centers, are proof that it wasn’t a joke after all.

Doug Casey


War for profit

War is a LIE. Not the “lie” of ideologic or religious causes, but the economic truth of competition between global capitalists for control of resources including minerals, precious metals, oils, cheap labor, and markets. If endless war wasn’t profitable … we wouldn’t have it.

David Swanson


happy gamblers

In this casino (Wall Street) the house represents both sides of any bet. The players play with others money and win or lose they still keep their fees.

Paul Randall

hear no evil

Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.

Friedrich Nietzsche

resistance to tyranny“Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.”

Benjamin Franklin

Corporate control of politics

In fairness to the impartiality of the Supreme Court, the poor as well as the rich have the right to spend unlimited amounts of money for political purposes.

Rudy Avizius


no bailout for Iceland banks

In other words, the people of Iceland have not had their future mortgaged in order to bail out a bunch of greedy bankers.

Peter Krauth

Wall Street greedCan you think of a better business model than being a Wall Street bank? You hand out 500 million credit cards to 118 million households, even though 60 million of the households make less than $50,000. You then create derivatives where you package billions of subprime credit card debt and convince clueless dupes to buy this toxic debt as if it was AAA credit.

James Quinn

Banker Debt

Debt is backed with debt, based on debt, dependent on debt and leveraged with yet more debt. For example, today it is possible to buy a bond (i.e., lend money) on margin (i.e., with borrowed money).

Keith Weiner


criminal bankersWall Street and major European banks usurped unprecedented money making power.
With complicit politicians, they make it the old fashioned way.

They steal it.

Steve Lendman


Buying the electionA tiny fraction of our society, a few hundred families, are in the process of purchasing our democracy, and they don’t plan to give it up once they own it. We are in a power struggle right now.  People or donors?

Eric Byler

Edward R. Murrow

A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.

— Edward R. Murrow

Massive Mortgage fraudThere’s no doubt that the banks are happy with this deal. You would be, too, if your bill for lying to courts and end-running the law came to less than $2,000 per loan file.

Gretchen Morgenson

Making money from both sidesThe mortgage debacle was equivalent to all the big car companies manufacturing cars that they knew were going to crash and buying life insurance on the people that they sold the cars to knowing that they would die so they could collect on both ends.

Peter Grandich


Who was behind the assassination?

“Whoever controls the volume of money in our country is absolute master of all industry and commerce…and when you realize that the entire system is very easily controlled, one way or another, by a few powerful men at the top, you will not have to be told how periods of inflation and depression originate.”

President James Garfield, 2 weeks before his assassination.


Fat cat

Wealth inequality is not such a big problem when you are at the top of the income pyramid.

Rudy Avizius

Fat cat

Food stamps really are a subsidy to businesses that do not pay their employees enough money to feed their families.

Kevin Zeese

Federal Reserve CollusionWhoever is in power in a society creates its money. If you want to know who is in power, look for the money-maker.

Bernard Lietar

poor pay most in taxesIt is true that 50% of American workers pay no Federal income tax. It is also true that 50% of American workers make less than $25,000 per year. If these workers are employed in Philadelphia they pay 4% city income tax, 3% state income tax, 7.65% Social Security and Medicare tax, 6% sales tax on everything they buy, 15% state and federal taxes on gasoline, and they pay city and county property taxes whether they own or rent.

James Quinn


we are not using itThey keep talking about drafting a Constitution for Iraq …
Why don’t we just give them ours? It was written by a lot of really smart guys. It worked for over 200 years, and we’re not using it anymore.
David Petrovich


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you create your own reality

Others believing in you is nice, but worthless if not matched by your own thought.

Scott Moore


distinguishing between root cause and symptoms

A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.

Author Unknown


divide and conquer

The power of plutocracy depends on keeping the people divided against each other along gender, racial, religious, or other fault lines. The goal is to divert our attention from themselves so that they can maintain their power and continue to amass wealth.

David Korten


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