Quotes with Wisdom

corporate capture of governmentThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the avatar of this corporate capture of our government. If we can weaken the Chamber’s grip on our government, we hope to be able to give democracy some additional breathing space.

Lisa Gilbert


Einstein on compund interest

Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it… he who doesn’t… pays it.

Albert Einstein


toothpaste ad

It is important to bear in mind that political campaigns are designed by the same people who sell toothpaste and cars.

Noam Chomsky


Police canot solve societal failures

We’re asking cops to do too much in this country. We are. We’re just asking us to do too much. Every societal failure, we put it off on the cops to solve.

David Brown, Dallas Police Chief


What Bilderbergers think of youLoan me $10 billion at 0.25% annual interest and I’ll assemble some profitable assets, too. Any of us can get obscenely wealthy if we have an unlimited credit line at .25% annual interest (i.e. essentially free money). These people are not smarter, they are simply insiders.

Charles Hugh Smith


transnational corporate power

It is impossible to have healthy, equitable, and democratic societies when political and economic power is concentrated in a few gigantic corporations.

David Korten


Comey swearing to uphold the lawI, James B. Comey, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.

Oath of Office Taken by FBI Director, James B. Comey

FBI Director Comey’s announcement that he doesn’t think Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted for sharing government documents on her private, unsecured email server is very troubling … The FBI Re-Wrote 6 Criminal Laws to Let Clinton Off the Hook


 

Conspiracy theory or conspiracy fact?Here are some alternative definitions of “conspiracy theorist”:

*Someone who has seen through the bullshit
(David Icke);
*Someone who questions the statement of known liars
(unknown).


 

US policy in Syria

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society

Jiddu Krishnamurti


Patriots do not question the governmentAll of my life I have confronted the vast bulk of humanity living in a false reality created by self-serving powerful interest groups and the government that they control. There is a stratum of the US population that thinks that it is a criminal act to disbelieve the government or to question its judgment and motives. ‘You are with us or against us.’

Paul Craig Roberts
(Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under Ronald Reagan)


 

Morpheus describing the systemYou have to understand…. most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inured, so helplessly dependent on the system that they will fight to protect it.

Morpheus from “The Matrix”


privikege is leveraged into powerPrivilege serves the same purpose–benefiting the few at the expense of the many–regardless of the system’s ideological labels. Socialist, Communist and free-market elites loot their populaces and national wealth with equal gusto. Those who came to do good and stayed to do well first accumulate privileges, which they then leverage into wealth and power.

Charles Hugh Smith


NATO- who do they serveThe US/NATO global empire is primarily in service to the Transnational Capitalist Class (TCC) not the people of the United State or the installed President in Washington. These few thousand people controlling global capital amount to less than 0.0001 percent of the world’s population. The TCC, as the capitalist elite of the world, dominate nation states through international treaty agreements and transnational state organizations such as the Work Bank, Bank for International Settlements, and the International Monetary Fund.

Peter Phillips


fear the indifferent

Fear not your enemies, for they can only kill you. Fear not your friends, for they can only betray you. Fear only the indifferent, who permit the killers and betrayers to walk safely on the Earth.

Edward Yashinsky


break it, then buy it

That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital.

Noam Chomsky


phony wealthThe entire system creates phony wealth. This is not capitalism. It’s phony, crony capitalism. Its phony money leads to phony investments – short-term speculations… scams… and rent seeking. These do not build real wealth; they extract real wealth from the rest of the economy and shift it to the well-connected sectors.

Bill Bonner


stop the vulture funds

The tacitly ruling morality is that everyone must compete harder to survive while economic systems are stripped everywhere to enrich the corporate rich

Prof. John McMurtry


Albert EinsteinThere are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein


policing for profit

Remember that last year the government stole more from its citizens through Civil Asset Forfeiture than thieves in the private sector.

Simon Black


Banana Republic

What a cute little Banana Republic this America has become. Our government can’t put a single bank executive in jail for destroying the global economy, but when a mere peasant is caught not paying back his student debt, a team of U.S. Marshals arrive at his door to arrest him at gunpoint.

Mike Krieger


 

no enforcement of anti-trust lawsSome of the strongest laws in the Western world were created precisely to prevent such corporate concentration from ever coming into existence, and thus the crime, corruption, and conspiracy which automatically accompanies it. These are our “anti-trust laws”, laws which our puppet governments have long since ceased to enforce. The evidence of this crime/corruption/conspiracy is all around us.

Jeff Nielson


politicians for sale

Enough money to feed, shelter and clothe the homeless for years….wasted on billionaires’ kabuki theater of buying political candidates.

Unknown


 

people have been duped

If you are more outraged at poor black folks in Missouri looting stores than rich whites on Wall Street looting your future, you have been duped.

Pete Dominick


 

Aaron Swartz, a gift to humanity

What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now? … And if you’re not working on that, why aren’t you?

Aaron Swartz


Governor poisons Flint children to save moneyTo poison all the children in an historic American city is no small feat. Even international terrorist organizations haven’t figured out yet how to do something on a magnitude like this.

Michael Moore


 

bank bail ins are coming

In the New Normal, first a banker (and bank) is given custody of (someone else’s) financial assets in order to “manage” those assets. Then, a blink of an eye later, the bank/banker proudly proclaims that the bank now owns those assets. The bankers call this method of wealth liberation “a bail-in.”

Jeff Nielson


political slogans for the rest of us

The GOP and Democrats look a lot alike: slogans for the 99 percent, billions and trillions for the 1 percent.

Mike Krauss


government spyingOne of the big misconceptions about privacy is the assumption that those employing it must be hiding something. This statement couldn’t be more inaccurate. If this was true, then I assume just because you are a law abiding citizen there should be no problem with installing a camera in your shower. Pivacy is an essential human right, one that reinforces our very own humanity through dignity, freedom of speech and freedom of association.

Ben Van Pelt


Sir Josiah Stamp

If the American people ever allow banks to issue their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation [by having to maintain a vital circulation by perpetually re-borrowing principal and interest as subsequent sums of debt, increased perpetually so much as periodic interest], the banks and [bank owned] corporations which will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property, until their children wake homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.

Sir Josiah Stamp, Former President of the Bank of England (1880-1941)


is it right?Cowardice asks the question, ‘Is it safe?’
Expediency asks the question, ‘Is it politic?’
And Vanity comes along and asks the question, ‘Is it popular?’
But Conscience asks the question ‘Is it right?’

Martin Luther King


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