Trump Watershed Budget

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You have never seen an attempt to change direction in the Federal juggernaut, as outlined in the Trump budget to revamp discretionary spending. Bob Adelmann of The New American provides an apt appraisal in Trump’s “Blueprint” Budget Is a Policy Statement; Real Budget to Follow. For a full reading of this framework review the White House document. OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, has delivered a bold variation from the normal accommodation to the political careerists and influence peddlers.

No doubt this America First departure from the status quo is a shock to the entire composition of elites, radical factions and pseudo intellectuals, alike. The vehement hatred for all things Trump, has hit heights previously unknown in domestic politics. As disappointing as such hysteria has been, it is not a surprise when one analyzes the nature of the power political system.

For Trump supporters, voting for a Republican majority in Congress was billed as the way to reverse the all powerful and intrusive dictates from the central government. Reducing funding for programs and agencies was once a cardinal objective for conservatives. Beyond this simple goal was the restrained aspiration of balancing the budget with the definitive goal of reducing the national debt, having the ultimate purpose of eliminating that debt.

Illustrating the timidity of the weak kneed RINO cowards, GOP Lawmakers Get Skittish Over Trump Budget Cuts. Now let’s be honest, the country club Republicans are prisoners of K Street and the corporate globalists. Many are closet “Never Trump” opposition within the Republican Party.

What resistance developed during the last campaign cycle as manifested in Establishment Rule still in Control, continues in the current Congress. The disconnect between the hard pressed working class with the privileged ruling caste of cabal criminals has not been reversed with the inauguration of Donald Trump to the Presidency. Only the sheer will of a determined businessman offers any optimism of what might be possible to achieve.

When asking, Can the Swamp Really be Drained?, the answer can only be judged against the realities of the self-induced omnipotent government culture that resists any restrains on their ability to spend more public money.

While this Trump proposed budget does not reduce the debt, it is intended not to increase it. This is really a modest attempt to adjust internal expenditures among some agencies that have resisted any intrusion into their fiefdoms of control. Nor is this a perfect allocation in reductions. The much needed roll back in the State Department, especially in foreign aid funding is long overdue. However, as reported in Trump’s budget cuts State Dept, keeps foreign aid to Israel, shows the reluctance in including the 800 pound gorilla in sharing the pain.

“The blueprint released by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) “provides $3.1 billion to meet the security assistance commitment to Israel, currently at an all-time high [sic]; ensuring that Israel has the ability to defend itself from threats and maintain its Qualitative Military Edge.”

Maintaining sacred orthodox expenditures is an obvious bridge too far to cross. But when Trump’s Budget Meets Bipartisan Opposition and Big Sequestration Hurdle, the prophetic words of Mick Mulvaney, sums up the method used to compile the budget that the disloyal opposition has sure intense abhorrence for a pro national president.

“In fact, we wrote it using the president’s own words,” Mulvaney said. “We went through his speeches, we went through articles that have been written about his policies, we talked to him, and we wanted to know what his policies were, and we turned those policies into numbers. So you have an ‘America First’ candidate, you have an ‘America First’ budget.”

Increasing the Defense Department by $54 billion cuts both ways. America First is as much about asserting a strong national defense, while maintaining a non-interventionist foreign policy overseas. The perennial dichotomy that the bipartisan war party defends to the death has the need to deploy troops to garrison compounds for expanding the empire. Never is there a reflection, much less a revamping of the foreign policy that has American treasure and blood protecting the globalist agenda of worldwide dominance.

It is a given that the libtards would cry foul when their favorite social program gets the axe, but why should any honest advocate for a smaller government and limited federal governance join the defiance to the Trump budget? As The Hill writes in Shutdown politics return to the Senate, the Senator Schumer minority leader is setting the stage for another pompous threat to obstruct the Trump administration.

“If Republicans insist on inserting poison pill riders such as defunding Planned Parenthood, building a border wall, or starting a deportation force, they will be shutting down the government and delivering a severe blow to our economy,” they wrote in the letter.”

This intimidation that comes from a party that refuses to timely approve Trump appointees to key agency slots can only offer an obstructionist opposition. So when the Bleeding Heart Limousine crew of hypocrites want to trigger a convoluted guilt ridden scare, you should look them straight in the eye and explain why they are such frauds.

You can still get to heaven if you support Trump’s proposed budget nicely describes the proper context.

Mr. Trump, in his budget, proposes to eliminate the Community Development Block Grant program, which partially funds Meals on Wheels. As Scott Shackford at Reason, wrote, “The big problem here is that ‘We help fund Meals on Wheels’ is how the government sells the CDBG program, but how it actually operates in the cities and communities that get the money is far different. The CDBG program is chock full of cronyism and corruption and should be eliminated. Much like the corrupt city redevelopment agencies, what actually ends up happening is that this money gets funneled by politicians to friends with connections for various projects that aren’t really about helping the poor at all.”

So what is the correct analysis and balance that the Trump administration should strive to achieve? ZeroHedge looks at Trump’s Budget A First Step Toward De-Politicizing Science.

“It should go without saying that scientific research is a vital part of civilized society, allowing for technological breakthroughs that dramatically increase the quality of life for mankind as a whole. It is precisely because of its great importance that it should not be politicized by being influenced by politicians and government bureaucrats. The inherent problems of government’s inability to efficiently allocate scarce resources doesn’t change when the subject is science, so government research can suffer with the same issues of waste, fraud, and abuse that regularly haunt other programs.

While his proposed budget is a solid first step toward de-politicizing science, unfortunately the increase in Pentagon spending means that military-related research will continue to enjoy the perks of government privilege. Resources that could have been dedicated to serving the wants and needs of the public will instead be allocated to building ever more expensive weapons for the world’s most powerful military (regardless of its actual performance).

As long as Trump continues to view the military-industrial complex as a sacred cow, he won’t make real progress in draining the swamp.”

This is the rational assessment, but the Beltway culture will never allow a serious debate on scaling back the role the federal government plays in the national economy. When you have an untouchable technocratic bloc of bureaucratic power grabbers, entrenched into unaccountable government agencies, just how is it possible to clean out unnecessary programs and useless  departments?

The culture of collectivists has burrowed themselves into the federal money machine, that defraud the taxpayer and refuse to provide a utilitarian function. Seldom does one get such clear proof of exactly the hubris from elected legislators and public officials, who are agents of maintaining the corrupt political system. If your representative objects to the proposed cuts in EPA, State, Agriculture, Labor, HHS, Commerce, Education, HUD and Transportation Departments; they are part of the crony establishment cartel.

If the Trump administration is blocked from making these prudent budget reductions, who and when, will anyone ever achieve even a modest reform of the deficit addict disease that has plagued our government for decades?

The “I Love DC” society was defeated in the last presidential election. Even so, the vast majority of incumbent legislators were also returned to office. By comparison, few are true Trump allies. Add into this equation that many of the Trump appointees are dedicated politicians that are still comfortable with the old ways of grinding out the sausage of receptacle bribes and favors.

Following the way the GOP puts their imprimatur on this budget process will disclose to the faithful, just how difficult it will be for President Trump to domesticate the vulture scavengers from their feeding habit ways. Mick Mulvaney has presented a worthy budget that deserves public support. The Trump America First budget is a positive start on purging the corrupt system of much of the wasteful influence from several harmful agencies.


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America, Welcome To The Fourth Reich

America, Welcome To The Fourth Reich | nazi-american-flag | Civil Rights Government Government Control Government Corruption Sleuth Journal Tyranny & Police State

American Fascism did not start with World War II. Before Operation Paperclip, the codename under which the US intelligence and military services extricated scientists from Germany, during and after the final stages of the conflict, the annals of internal despotism were well established. With the open door policy for German engineering, the political ideology of state worship was bound to travel across the Atlantic. 

The Pampas of Argentina or the backwaters of Paraguay were the preferred location for those who openly professed their reprehensible loyalty to the Führer principle. However, do not blame all those ex-Nazis for selecting the shores of the Americas for their new domicile, their seeds were planted long ago in the offices of Wall and Broad Streets. Leni Riefenstahl’s Triumph of the Will saga shares more, than what one wants to admit, about the dark side of American History.

Do not be confused. National Socialism is an abhorrent notion to most Americans. Nevertheless, the political foundation of that false ideology is based upon pure Fascism forged in a marriage of the Corporate/State that produces this demented offspring. The systematic destruction of the essential purpose and motivation for the American Revolution is undeniable with any objective examination of the regretful legacy of domestic tyranny.

This record of monocracy is one of a criminal class, as opposed to the iron fist of a single man. If you belief this is an erroneous assessment, consider the following chronicle.

From the beginning of the Republic, the Federalists conspired for the illegal passage of their central government constitution in order to form a competing world empire with their British cousins. Their leader was Alexander Hamilton, who championed making individual states subservient to the original crony capitalists. When the Father of our Country, George Washington admonished about the dangers on entangling alliances, the world was warned that the drive towards independent liberty was compromised under this new Federal system.

When Andrew Jackson rallied frontier populism against the establishment elites of his era, you had an opportunity to restore some of the former glory of the Revolution of 1776. The conflict over the abolishment of the National Bank symbolizes the eternal struggle that continues to this very day.

The Manifest Destiny of the U.S.-Mexican War demonstrated just how far the country strayed from the fundamental concept of independence from England. The expansionistic campaign had more in common with the Crown than the Boston Tea Party.

The early 19th century fascists looked to their next defender Abraham Lincoln, the lawyer for the railroad corporatist cabal and the worst of all despotic presidents, to complete the task.

Mark Dankof cites Thomas DiLorenzo’s work in the article, Lincoln in Fort Sumter, False Flags, and The Empire’s Coming Crusade.

Myth #1: Lincoln invaded the South to free the slaves.

Myth #2: Lincoln’s war “saved the Union.”

Myth #3: Lincoln championed equality and natural rights.

Myth #4: Lincoln was a defender of the Constitution.

Myth #5: Lincoln was a “great humanitarian” who had “malice toward none.”

Myth #6: War was necessary to end slavery.

The significance of the War of Northern Aggression is that the principle of independent sovereign states under the precepts of constitutional law died. With the prevention of secession, the liberty of a voluntary union was betrayed for the rule, under a loyalty oath, to an Amerikan Reich.

The next False Flag excuse was the Spanish-American War and the “Remember the Maine!” slogan that pushed the country into a “Pacific Imperium“. Those NeoCons, like Senator John McCain, who revere Theodore Roosevelt as a model for imperialist jingoism, draw their psychopathic lusts from the same bloodline as Reinhard Heydrich and Heinrich Himmler.

World War I produced the infamous Woodrow Wilson internationalist treason. No longer will America be a society governed by elected representatives. The only coup to come out of his administration was won by the banksters. The fate of a proud people, sealed with the creation of the Federal Reserve, the establishment of the income tax and the permanent foreign military intervention abroad is the basis for the final destruction of the country and the horrors that befell our nation in the last century.

World War II inflicted the Franklin D. Roosevelt curse that guaranteed the imposition of socialism on the American people. How ironic that the Hitler bogyman’s regime, the scourge of Western Civilization and the reason for defending democracy, ultimately lead to similar collectivist policies, now adopted in the United States.

Just look to the ignominious involvement of Prescott Bush’s involvement with the funding of Adolph Hitler. Even FAUX news cannot hide the relationship in Bush’s Grandfather Directed Bank Tied to Man Who Funded Hitler.

“Prescott Bush was one of seven directors of Union Banking Corp., a New York investment bank owned by a bank controlled by the Thyssen family, according to recently declassified National Archives documents reviewed by The Associated Press.”

So what can and should a “reasonable man” conclude from these examples from history? The essential lesson is that the pristine fairy tale of the federal government’s noble role as defender of righteousness, that politicians want to accept and often die for, is a fictional myth.

Power politics always serves the interests of the banking elites, who control the political process, own the financial capital and manipulate the media viewpoint of events. This reality is pure fascism. You live under this system, so grow up, and admit it . . . it is the lamentable truth.

 

The eradication of States Rights is standard policy coming out of this Federal governance regime. The separation ethnic dictates of the Nazi hooligans seem to contrast with the multicultural amnesty immigration ordinances. However, if you look closely, both share a parallel distain for the rights of indigenous citizens.

The Third Reich wanted to export their undesirables, while the Fourth Reich wants to destroy the natural citizenry by importing unwanted illegals. Individual states are under attack from a federal tyranny in the same way that the German people were subjugated by the Swastika.

Ian Gurney offers this comparison.

“Now let’s take a quick look at Germany in the 1930’s and 40’s as the Nazis reared their ugly heads. Here was a country that was financially crippled with a massive budget deficit owing billions of dollars to the rest of the world. Just like the USA.

In the 1930’s Germany was a country where the burning of the Reichstag, engineered by Hitler and his henchmen, was used to create external enemies and to exert internal control over the German people. Hitler then used the media to lie, frighten and deceive the population, allowing a bunch of vicious, extreme, right wing megalomaniacs to gain power. Just like the USA.

In the 1930’s Hitler was surrounded by a group of unelected officials whose sole objective was to take control of Germany for their own ends and with the use of their military might, take control of the assets and prosperity of other, weaker countries. Just like the USA.

In 1939 Hitler embarked on a series of pre-emptive attacks on sovereign nations in the name of “freeing the people” of that country. Just like the USA.

In 1940 the German hierarchy started building special “camps” or detention centres in which to incarcerate and eventually execute those people considered to be “against” their regime. Just like the USA.”

The Fourth Reich did not originate with Operation Overcast, the initiate name for Operation Paperclip. The classic book Fourth Reich of the Rich, by Des Griffin deserves another read.

Mr. Griffin states,

“Some 150 years ago, in a speech at Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln acknowledged the fact that “no foreign power or combination of foreign powers could by force take a drink from the Ohio or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a trial of a thousand years.”At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us it must spring up from among us, it cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen we must live through all time or die of suicide.”

Are we committing national suicide? Webster’s Dictionary (1828) defines suicide as: “Self murder; the act of designedly destroying one’s own life.” For that to be true on a national scale, the decisions leading up to our national self-destruction would, of necessity, have to be made by those who govern the country Congress, or “the government.”

Much of the German population was captivated by Hitler. The “presstitute” Goebbels’ media holds out as a shining example. Will the America public come to their senses and make war against this Amerikana version of the Fourth Reich? You need not look for the Boys from Brazil to find today’s Nazi’s. They do their business in New York City, run their international institutes from London and order their bombing from Washington, DC.

Sieg heil! to the New World Order is the modern definition of national suicide.Save

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America First is Populism in Action

America First is Populism in Action | american-flag | Society US News
Most people associate the term America First with foreign policy. While the implication speaks loudly for a pro national stand, most ignore the tradition that Populism is at the core of the movement. In order to understand the heritage, one should examine the most overt aspects of this tradition. Professor Ralph Raico, states  the case for an American First foreign policy in his book –
The Failure of America’s Foreign Wars. He refers to the following motto used by Richard Cobden, the libertarian theorist of international relations:

“The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is — in extending our commercial relations — to have with them as little political connection as possible.”

While the sordid history of mindless interventionism is widely available, most detractors want to rely upon the canard that isolationism from world affairs is the goal for advocates of the America First philosophy. How insincere, such a reproach is and disingenuous are these critics. Clearly those who accept the wisdom of Washington and Adams, understand that it applies today and has the same validity as when the nation embarked on its unique journey in self governance.

So what is the nature of the fear within the internationalist camp, that requires them to deny our own history, distort the facts and often falsify the significance about our heritage? Their dread stems from an aversion toward liberty, especially when it is practiced by individuals of integrity. The populist movement of the late nineteenth century had a strong alignment with rural interests. If Thomas Jefferson championed the populace, William Jennings Bryan spoke for the populist. When Alexander Hamilton advanced the elites, Woodrow Wilson served the masters of internationalism. This conflict in mindset and orientation is at the core of the uninterrupted political struggle.

The domestic character in the America First movement, is largely unsung because the shapers of the political culture have gone to great lengths to dispel the meaning of individual sovereignty. Populism is the embodiment of rightful authority. Legitimacy of political institutions rests in the consent of citizens, and has as its only purpose, the benefit and advancement of their interests. Elites and their minions need not apply for positions of privilege. Special treatment, corporate domination and coercive compliance all promote cronyism of the few, over the prosperity of the many. While the control and creation of money was fraudulently expropriated through the Federal Reserve swindle, the convergence of people control was extended with the perpetual war for global domination strategy.

For the underlying objective in all internationalism policy is not just the expansion of an empire, but ultimately is the enslavement of each individual. Individual Liberty is the preeminent archenemy of the mattoid elite. Populism represents the pro active political underpinnings that recognizes that the Statist is the supreme enemy of the Republic. Those who lust after power for no other reason than to enrich and protect their own narrow appetites, are the unfeigned problem. The reason that the people must be shielded from the common sense of Populism, is reducible to the fear that elites have, that the regular folk will wake up to the fraud of the two party, one NWO voice, political system.

America First is the sensible and honest alternative to the continuous failures of the last century. The reason is simple. More of your friends, neighbors and family would become empowered to attain the fruits of the national dream, when they are able to live their lives as free and responsible citizens. Yes, an America First mindset, invokes obligations. But our mutual duty is directed towards people, not government. Only individuals possess rights. The State exists to serve the real master of government; namely the people.

Don’t be confused that genuine Populism promotes any form of “collectivism”. The emphasis is always on what will enhance the interests of the individual. Society never has the authority to claim they can establish subjugation for the ‘common good’. The test of validity for domestic policies will accept the standard that government must be controlled and not be the controller. That is why the definition within the name of America First is so appropriate.

The point that the government is NOT the nation, has been made repeatedly. It is time to put that theme into practice. The Corporate/State axis is the evil twin. The solution is restoring a real free enterprise economy and scale back and severely limit the role of central government. That is the goal for Populism. It is the American tradition and it deserves to be put FIRST, whenever public policy is considered.

So when you hear the smears against the only sane and prudent course, ask who benefits from those cat calls and who profits from that policy? The Republic is now dead with the enactment of the Patriot Act and now the Homeland Defense Act. Nothing illustrates more animus towards the prospects of freedom than these domestic draconian dictates of the elites. Populism is the political answer, American First is the correct policy, and Liberty is its eternal reward. Laugh in the face of the toadies for the elites. Virtuous and honest citizens know better. America First is your legacy!  Can you count yourself among their ranks? Will you defend it or will you continue to pay tribute to the illicit betrayers of our Constitutional Republic?

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Cloning The Future For Same Sex Marriages!

Cloning The Future For Same Sex Marriages! | gay-marriage | Science & Technology Sleuth Journal Society Special Interests World News

Do you ever sense that it can’t get any worse? Every so often seemingly unrelated events can put the entire quandary into a distinct perspective. The combination of Canada’s decision that would change its law to allow homosexual marriage and the American Medical Association endorsement of cloning for research purposes, hit a new low. Just what kind of society is humanity willing to accept?

It is hard to find two examples that are more clear cut and pristine in their immoral disposition. If there is a need to argue against each practice, those who promote such behavior, have already perverted the culture. This is not an issue of being broad minded, tolerant or progressive. It is fundamental. Breathing is essential to sustain life, now we are being refitted to accept conjugal union from opposite ends. The first is necessary, while the later is discretionary. Elective behavior means it is optional. That plainly means that a moral decision, for good or bad, is part of the decision.

The idea that there exists a visible standard for conduct is the most assaulted concept in the emerging cesspool that masquerades as living. As civilization expires, the substitute escalates to elevated levels of depravity. How course it has become in cultured circles to condemn deviancy. Removing the reproductive miracle from human contact would naturally end the species. But before the inborn demise occurs, the science of cloning multiple Frankenstein surrogates will rescue the breed, from a self inflicted mass suicide.

“The subtitle to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is The Modern Prometheus. In one version of the myth, Prometheus defends the human race against Zeus and, as a consequence, suffers greatly for a long period of time. Prometheus somehow feels responsible for the beings for whom he has defied the Gods to bring new knowledge and new tools. Looking at Frankenstein as Prometheus the natural comparison is the knowledge of life from death and the knowledge of Fire. Like Pandora’s Box, once opened, unleashed or unbound, the creator loses control of its creation. Like Frankenstein, the scientists of today must confront the reality of success in an endeavor that may well unleash knowledge the consequences of which are unknown.”

While the uncertainty that would result from cloning is apparent, the known outcome of same sex marriage is obvious. The social costs of destroying the traditional family could not be more clear. When Canada’s Prime Minister Jean Chretien states: “There is an evolution of society,” he said in the announcement, the proposed law would allow religions the right to decide what marriages should be sanctified. Opinion polls indicate a slight majority of Canadians favor legalizing same-sex marriages. So what are we to expect or accept, from our friends and neighbors, who live under the maple trees?

If you ask the AMA or the gay community they would presumably be eager to assemble a society where anything goes.

The same arguments that are used by proponents of genetic engineering and cloning techniques could have been raised in defense of the experiments of Dr. Frankenstein. Learning the secrets to creating life inevitably provides lessons to extending and improving life. The problem becomes the ethical or moral considerations of creation. There is a point where the creator must take responsibility and where the created gains independence.” So too, the autonomy that same-sex couples crave, seeks a social legitimacy that resembles the feigned righteousness that geneticists avow for their experiments.

Just what is being created from an illicit moral coupling? What will be developed from designer clones?

Those who favor the connubial values of Vermont over conventional mores of New Hampshire are more likely to endorse the mad scientist that purports to be enlightened. Who thinks the likelihood that homophiles will be moving north of the border? More probably the exodus south will be the same perverted and abnormal values. No wonder that Harry Potter’s social relativism is so popular, just look at the ethics of modern society.

The door opening for cloning research will invariably lead to the lament from a monster of conscious creation. When Frankenstein utters: “I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind and endowed with the will and power to effect purposes of horror, such as the deed which he had now done, nearly in the light of my own vampire, my own spirit let loose from the grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me”, he speaks for all of us.

The grave that homosexuals populate is a bed full of degeneration. Acceptance of such behavior with official government blessings, results in the entombment of brotherhood.

A REQUIEM!–and for whom!

For beauty in its bloom?

For valour fall’n?–a broken rose or sword?

A dirge for king or chief,

With pomp of stately grief,

Banner, and torch, and waving plume deplor’d?

The score from Mozart’s Requiem is a funeral march for a sick society. No geneticist will raise from the dead the loss of moral virtue.

Freedom presupposes improper choices, while Liberty requires responsible behavior. No society can continue, prosper and even exist; unless it accepts, preserves and protects its moral foundation. Issues of unnatural acts, becoming approved unions, are a disaster for any nation. Endorsing cloning and calling it medically ethical is “totally inappropriate . . . when a number of us believe that human beings start with two cells”, is too mild a rebuke from a doctor and AMA member. It is a catastrophe for all of mankind. The fabric of society easily wears thin, when immorality is recognized and sanctioned. The human race is shattered when man wants to play God. The solution for both evils is to obey the natural law and act accordingly.

Listening to Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik is preferable to attending the last rites of civilization and humanity.Save

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Raising the Ides of March Debt Limit

Raising the Ides of March Debt Limit | us-dollar-desert-economy | Economy & Business
One of the most played out scenarios in the rarified air of Washington life support is keeping the debt balloon inflating without blowing. Dismissing all the drama from the Kabuki theater that relies upon passing another continuing resolution to raise the debt limit seems to be one of the most reliable predictions that can be made about Congress. Come hell or high water, the borrowing ceiling goes up. So when Mnuchin calls on Congress to raise debt limit as deadline approaches, all seems ready to follow the familiar pattern of kicking the can down the road.

Since the election of Donald Trump as President, the confidence level and equity markets have soared. Positive economic sentiments, while not reported in most of the controlled media, has pivoted to be the most optimistic in decades. So when an account states that the US Debt Decreased by More Than $60 Billion Since Trump Inauguration, you can hear the roar from red state supporters.

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“On January 20th, the day of the Trump Inauguration, the US Debt stood at $19,947 billion. On March 8th, more than a month later, the US Debt load stood at $19,879 billion. Trump has cut the US Debt burden by $68 billion and 0.3% in since his inauguration!”

Well, this bit of encouraging news is only part, a snap shot in change of direction and cannot be taken as a long term trend. Another seasonally adjustment adds to the federal coffers. CNSNEWS announces that the Treasury has taken in $611,318,000,000: Individual Income Taxes Set Record Through February.

“The federal government collected a record of approximately $611,318,000,000 in individual income tax revenues through the first five months of fiscal 2017 (Oct. 1, 2016 through the end of February), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.

That is about $6,733,300,000 more than the $604,584,700,000 in individual income taxes (in constant 2017 dollars) that the federal government collected through the first five months of fiscal 2016.

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Despite collecting a record amount in individual income taxes, the Treasury still ran a $348,984,000,000 deficit in the first five months of this fiscal year.”

The abrupt good news of a reduction in indebtedness, just does not negate the harsh reality that the yearly national deficit keeps growing at rates that defy any reasonable way to reverse. It must be stipulated that the Trump administration has placed a low emphasis on tackling the debt  juggernaut.

With the immediate prospects that the Federal Reserve will embark on a sustained interest rate increase, the task of dampening down future obligations looks remote. The case for stating the risks is energetically made by David Stockman, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan. Note that his consistent anti-establishment voice, who has enraged the antagonism of the Beltway culture, is dismissed as a mere alarmist. However, if you take the time to read his arguments, it is very difficult not to be horrified.

Zerohedge offers this analysis of Stockman: “After March 15 Everything Will Grind To A Halt” sets the stage as the deadline to increase the borrowing limit approaches.

“Trump is inheriting a built-in deficit of $10 trillion over the next decade under current policies that are built in.  Yet, he wants more defense spending, not less.  He wants drastic sweeping tax cuts for corporations and individuals.  He wants to spend more money on border security and law enforcement.  He’s going to do more for the veterans.  He wants this big trillion dollar infrastructure program.  You put all that together and it’s madness.  It doesn’t even begin to add up, and it won’t happen when you are struggling with the $10 trillion of debt that’s coming down the pike and the $20 trillion that’s already on the books.”

Add into the equation the even more problematic condition that reasons, Stockman: Trump’s in a Giant Debt Trap.

“They need a budget resolution for the next fiscal year. They have to have a debt ceiling increase before then. It is a chicken and egg conundrum. The debt ceiling freeze is in and right now it is on holiday. On March 15 it will freeze in. There will be $200 billion on the balance sheet which will dissipate by the day with no borrowing authority. Then where do they get a majority? The Freedom Caucus, Tea Party Republicans are not going to vote for a multi-trillion debt ceiling increase before they repeal Obamacare. The Democrats are not going to help Trump as long as he is slamming their constituencies and putting up walls at the border.”

“The market is totally missing the fact that the tax cut isn’t going to happen. That instead there is going to be this terrible showdown on the debt ceiling. This will create a panic and sell-off like we haven’t seen before. Yesterday was “Tulip Time” and irrational exuberance on steroids. Once it becomes clear that a clock is ticking it will become a massive time to sell.”

Such a conclusion would instill panic into the system, if Stockman is correct. Yet, most will simply ignore the warning of this day of reckoning and assume that business as usual will emerge. The public debt jumps from about $19 trillion + this year to over $29 trillion in 10 years by 2026, according to appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026. Will the Freedom Caucus faction of the GOP capitulate to the pressures of avoiding default? Or will the bitter feud over the repeal and replacement of Obamacare leave an anger that destroys any disposition to up the ceiling? Surely, Democrats in Congress may see this crisis as an opportunity to let the U.S. go into technical default.

So much for the prospects, Trump Promised to Eliminate National Debt in Eight Years. Good Luck With That. “Donald Trump told the Washington Post he would get rid of the national debt “over a period of eight years.” It may have been the boldest promise he’s ever made, considering the U.S. hasn’t been debt-free since 1835.”

The careerist politicians are far less fearful of defaulting on the official debt ceiling, because the off budget and total unfunded obligations is so enormous that the entire international monetary system would have to be re-invented to rescue world commerce. For the end reality is that the current debt cannot and will never be paid and the principle retired.

Just maybe this March 15, 2017 deadline might become the impetus to end the charade of maintaining a debt ceiling at all and eliminate the pretense of fiscal responsibility. If the Treasury was serious about creating financial  breathing room to the burden of unsustainable current interest payments, the short term national debt should be substituted for 30 or even 50 year bond obligations while interest rates are so low. However, this strategy was never used, because the moneychangers have no intention of even providing a temporary relief to the taxpayer.

While a Trump tax cut, both corporate and personal will certainly drive economic growth, the absence of any discussion, much less a commitment to  cut spending guarantees the sink hole of financial oblivion will only intensify.

An example that illustrates this certainty Once Again, Raising the Debt Limit Emerging as a Flash Point, comes from one of the usual and familiar suspects.

“In a meeting with reporters Thursday, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Democrats would be “inclined” to vote for a debt limit increase as long as the bill is clean, meaning it would raise the debt limit without any conditions. But the Maryland lawmaker added that if conservatives insist on a trade-off for raising the borrowing ceiling, “that’s a different question.”

Partisan brinksmanship is the order of the day in this dysfunctional and surreal club for power elites. Any sincere patriot is soon confronted with compromise or outright sell out of principle in order to maintain their seat in Congress. As long as debt created money is issued by the private Federal Reserve, there can be no way out of this dilemma.

Robert Romano offers up this cheerful thought:

” After 20 years of excessive borrowing — all but guaranteed as Baby Boomers fully receive their Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits — the national debt would be $93 trillion.

And if the economy continues at its current anemic rate, the GDP would only be $40 trillion — a debt to GDP ratio of 232 percent.

If that happens, Trump will almost have certainly failed to get the U.S. economy moving again. In a very short span of time, the U.S. could be left with a debt that can never possibly be repaid.”

If this is the fate that befalls us, eliminating the debt limit ceiling becomes immaterial. Trump may well have to resort to directly issuing Treasury bonds and by pass the Federal Reserve note legal tender laws. In any event, the looming Ides of March, day of reckoning may well be the death nil for the American Caesar Imperial Empire.

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Glass-Steagall Essential Banking Regulation

Glass-Steagall Essential Banking Regulation | usa-dollar | Banks Economy & Business Federal Reserve Bank

The central struggle since the inception of the Republic has been about the control of money. Since the U.S. Constitution clearly defines coinage, the objective of the mercantile elite was to circumvent the law and establish a National Bank. Woe to any defender of President Andrew Jackson for abolishing the Second Bank of the United States and rendering the Bankster Nicholas Biddle to his ignominious place in hell. This victory for the common man was ultimately betrayed when the Federal Reserve Central Bank was instituted with all the ills of fractional reserve banking.

Since this treachery, the country was placed completely under the bondage yoke of debt created money. In the age of J.P. Morgan, the Jackals of Jekyll Island were able to implement the Rothschild scheme of the issuance of money by a private bank with the passage of the 1913 Federal Reserve Act. The inevitable reduction in purchasing value of Federal Reserve Notes and increase in the national debt provided the backdrop to the conditions that resulted in Black Tuesday October 29, 1929.

The need to establish governmental regulations to restore public confidence was obvious. Given that closing down the Fed, the crown jewel of the money changers was not politically possible, the Glass-Steagall Act was enacted.

“An act the U.S. Congress passed in 1933 as the Banking Act, which prohibited commercial banks from participating in the investment banking business.

The Glass-Steagall Act also created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which guaranteed bank deposits up to a specified limit. The Act also created the Federal Open Market Committee and introduced Regulation Q, which prohibited banks from paying interest on demand deposits and capped interest rates on other deposit products (it was repealed in July 2011).

The Glass-Steagall Act’s primary objectives were twofold – to stop the unprecedented run on banks and restore public confidence in the U.S. banking system; and to sever the linkages between commercial and investment banking that were believed to have been responsible for the 1929 market crash. The rationale for seeking the separation was the conflict of interest that arose when banks were engaged in both commercial and investment banking, and the tendency of such banks to engage in excessively speculative activity.”

The pattern of contrived financial panics was a main argument to create a central bank. However, the practice of lending requires an understanding of the Fractional Reserve Banking System. Loans made to fund commercial financing seems to be the obvious purpose of a bank. Yet before Glass-Steagall, the attraction to use the assets of a bank’s financial statement to gamble on controlling business ventures, fundamentally departed from loaning money to  qualified borrowers. In the world of speculation banking, there is no such  assurance of a safe investment.

With the passage of time and the greater consolidation of the Wall Street Plutocracy, the limitation on their ability to formulate new profit centers and financial instruments, targeted revoking Glass-Steagall. So when Bill Clinton defends repeal of Glass-Steagall, you get a hindsight rationalization of his action to let the banking street to go wild. Surely he or his Fed toadies would never admit that tearing up Glass-Steagall separation had anything to do with the 2008 crash.

“Politicians — particularly now, in the aftermath of this crash — fear that anything they do will be held against them later if anything bad happens,” Clinton told Inc. in an interview. “Look at all the grief I got for signing the bill that ended Glass-Steagall. There’s not a single, solitary example that it had anything to do with the financial crash.”

“Most economists at the Federal Reserve agree that former President Clinton’s repeal of the policy in 1999 didn’t contribute to the crash.”

James Rickards  offers a counter argument in Repeal of Glass-Steagall Caused the Financial Crisis.

“The oldest propaganda technique is to repeat a lie emphatically and often until it is taken for the truth. Something like this is going on now with regard to banks and the financial crisis. The big bank boosters and analysts who should know better are repeating the falsehood that repeal of Glass-Steagall had nothing to do with the Panic of 2008.

In fact, the financial crisis might not have happened at all but for the 1999 repeal of the Glass-Steagall law that separated commercial and investment banking for seven decades. If there is any hope of avoiding another meltdown, it’s critical to understand why Glass-Steagall repeal helped to cause the crisis. Without a return to something like Glass-Steagall, another greater catastrophe is just a matter of time.”

When the TARP “so called” rescue bailout proposal was conceived on a three paper outline by Goldman Sachs alumnus, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson in 2008, the cost of capital: Goldman Sachs’ extreme makeover, demonstrated the imperative need to become a commercial bank.

“Within days of becoming a commercial bank, Goldman was able to secure a capital infusion that was critical to the company’s survival. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which had been courted unsuccessfully by other troubled financial institutions, agreed to invest $5 billion in Goldman Sachs, providing much needed capital and also reassuring other investors of the firm’s viability. Shortly thereafter, Goldman raised another $5 billion in a public stock offering.

The following month, Goldman received an offer from the government that it couldn’t refuse: $10 billion from the U.S. Government’s Troubled Asset Relief Fund. “The TARP funds stabilized the situation,” says Licon. “Stabilizing the company by itself probably had the effect of lowering its cost of capital.”

In order to appreciate the abuse of repealing the separation of commercial from investment banking,  Understanding How Glass-Steagall Act Impacts Investment Banking and the Role of Commercial Banks, explains the principle. Goldman Sachs had the crucial need for the infusion of major capital to keep itself afloat. With the conversion from a partnership to a public company Goldman gained access to Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks $13 Billion Undisclosed to Congress.

“Add up guarantees and lending limits, and the Fed had committed $7.77 trillion as of March 2009 to rescuing the financial system, more than half the value of everything produced in the U.S. that year.”

What a surprise! The steal of the century created the “Too Big To Fail” banking system, but only for the special and privileged banksters, who manipulate the establishment.

When the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party shares a common position with the GOP, ponder the motivations. The Bernie Sanders camp argues 5 Reasons Glass-Steagall Matters, while the WSJ reports that the GOP Platform Calls for Revival of Glass-Steagall.

  1. Too-big-to-fail banks are bigger, riskier, and more ungovernable than ever.
  2. The argument that Glass-Steagall didn’t cause the 2008 financial crisis is wrong.
  3. Repeal of the Act has not worked as promised.
  4. The repeal of Glass-Steagall is further corrupting the culture of banking – if such a thing is possible.
  5. Too-big-to-fail banks are a threat to our democracy.

For further clarification, Democrats and Republicans agree: Reinstate Glass-Steagall provides a political assessment why both platforms reflect a return to a definition in banking separation that may model the original delineation in Glass-Steagall.

While Glass-Steagall was never the holy grail for banking responsibility, it worked quite well for over six decades. Obviously as long as the Federal Reserve cartel of international financial crooks operate under the false reputation of respectability, the implementation of any singular legislation will never patch the leakage in the dikes of a decaying system.

Since the 2008 implosion of the debt ridden fiat paper banking ponzi scheme, the central banks are operating on even lower unencumbered capital reserves. The only sure bet to place your wagers on is that the national debt keeps exploding.

Commercial banking has long been dormant from  writing loans to small businesses or to individuals. Regional banks do not operate under the same protection as the money center mega banks. A reinstated Glass-Steagall will not resolve the vast differentiation in capital availability between a Bank of America and your locally owned community bank.

However, it would be tragic that both political parties will fail to work together to revamp the basic rules of the fraudulent money lending system. The long history of usury proves that people do not comprehend the nature of interest bearing loans, much less that the debt bearing funds to lend are created out of thin air. While alternative money generation without the liability of paying tribute to some contrived banking entity is certainly possible, the political feasibility is virtually nil.

The ultimate day of reckoning and economic collapse from the next panic cannot be prevented.  The scope of a future financial apocalypse will make a $7.77 trillion bail out look like chump change. Wall Street is never held accountable for their uncontrolled greed and criminal practices. Glass-Steagall was one of the few regulatory interventions that served the country well. For that reason alone it was destined for oblivion. The central banksters have proven that they are the definitive parasites in all money matters.

 


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NSA and CIA are the Enemy of the People

NSA and CIA are the Enemy of the People | surveillance-camera | CIA Civil Rights Government Government Corruption Multimedia National Security Agency Society Special Interests Surveillance Trump

Astute students of history understand that government agencies often further their own interests and not the administration they are designated to serve. Seldom is the genuine national security advanced when bureaucrats pledge their loyalty to their respective fiefdoms of projecting influence and power. Absent in this supremacy struggle equation is the abstract notion that state legitimacy is founded upon the will and consent of the people. Such a quaint concept does not reflect a chapter in the training manual that breeds the spooks who operate as above the law and unaccountable super spies.

Guarding signals traffic or capturing foreign communication is a logical task to protect national secrets, while gathering information on intentions and operations from advocacies. Once upon a time the National Security Agency directed the ECHELON project as a cold war network. Over the decades the functions of electronic surveillance broadened into collection on all forms of data, no matter the source or the national origin of the subject.

The mapping from their “Big Scoop” capacity has achieved a technological level that all but obliterated any expectation of privacy. The Fourth Amendment is consistently ignored and the inadequate Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, FISA review is a mere rubber stamp from a kangaroo court. So when the Supreme Court places National Security Agency above the law, no one should be surprised.

Even less shocking is the sordid chronicle of the Central Intelligence Agency, documented by the Church Committee. The Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities provides intriguing bed time reading rivaling any Frederick Forsyth or John le Carré spy novel. And who can dismiss the Declassified CIA Memo Reveals CIA Directly Involved In JFK Assassination Cover-Up!

“Fifty-three years after the assassination of JFK, Mary’s Mosaic author Peter Janney has rediscovered a memo offering, prima facie evidence that the CIA was directly involved in the JFK assassination.

What’s more, this 1967 CIA memorandum was written by Janney’s own father, Frederick Wistar Morris Janney, a senior career CIA officer who began work at the Agency shortly after its creation in 1947.”

No matter what one thinks of the NSA and the CIA, the indisputable fact is that both operate upon the premise that protecting and advancing the imperial global empire is their prime imperative. Lost under this shadow government criminal syndicate is any effort to observe their oath of office to the American nation.

Supposedly agency employees work in the executive branch of government for the President. Yet, the deep state operates as if they are preeminent in their Machiavellian immoral system of perpetual lies and deceit. These fifth column establishment gatekeepers are the enemy of the republic. Citing the way the Intel eavesdrop presence targets the populist president, is clear cut proof of the nature of the intelligence community.

Watch the video NSA spying on the Trump administration?, and review the latest Larry Klayman lawsuit that goes to the core of the 1984 police state that is waging war against their commander and chief. Then read Emergency hearing sought to stop NSA ‘spying’ on Trump. “Attorney Larry Klayman, the founder of Freedom Watch, is asking a federal court to hold an emergency hearing on the National Security Agency, alleging “likely” CIA “spying” on President Donald Trump.”

The open counterinsurgency originating out of Ft. Meade and Langley is evident for all to see. Just assess How The Nation’s Spooks Played The Game ‘Kill Mike Flynn’.

“National Security Advisor Gen. Michael T. Flynn (ret.) — who resigned Monday — was the victim of a “hit job” launched by intelligence operatives, Obama government holdovers and former Obama national security officials, according to former intelligence officials who spoke with The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group.

The talk within the tight-knit community of retired intelligence officers was that Flynn’s sacking was a result of intelligence insiders at the CIA, NSA and National Security Council using a sophisticated “disinformation campaign” to create a crisis atmosphere. The former intel officers say the tactics hurled against Flynn over the last few months were the type of high profile hard-ball accusations previously reserved for top figures in enemy states, not for White House officials.

“This was a hit job,” charged retired Col. James Williamson, a 32-year Special Forces veteran who coordinated his operations with the intelligence community.”

NSA and CIA are the Enemy of the People | nsa-leaks | CIA Civil Rights Government Government Corruption Multimedia National Security Agency Society Special Interests Surveillance Trump The NSA routinely monitors foreign dignities conversations. The obvious source of original electronic taps most assuredly comes from signal traffic. Obama expands the NSA’s ability to share data with other agencies cites: “The National Security Agency is now able to share raw surveillance data with all 16 of the United States government’s intelligence groups, including the Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security and Drug Enforcement Administration.”

The notion that only small number of select senior officials would have had access to the Flynn and Russia ambassador Sergey Kislyak conversations just does not wash. When the outgoing CIA Director John Brennan went public with his denunciation of President Trump, one would immediately suspect that The Agency, not some rogue operative, gave the official blessing to take down Trump.

A shameful disclosure from former NSA intelligence analyst John Schindler in “He Will Die In Jail” – Intelligence Community Ready To “Go Nuclear” On Trump, states that these very blunt thoughts came from of a “senior intelligence community friend”. With friends like this, no wonder that the Trump administration is fighting an internal civil war with the entrenched snoop and spook class of the permanent war proponents.

Least one forgets, the CIA has perfected the exercise of fixing elections, overthrowing governments and controlling the news cycle internationally. Within their culture, applying these skills back on home soil is a very short leap.

So when Spies Keep Intelligence From Donald Trump on Leak Concerns, as reported in the WSJ, just ask who has excelled in leaking damaging fake news more than the CIA?

“U.S. intelligence officials have withheld sensitive intelligence from President Donald Trump because they are concerned it could be leaked or compromised, according to current and former officials familiar with the matter.”

The covert undertaking of the NSA and CIA is to remove Donald Trump from the Presidency. One need not endorse or even support the Trump agenda, but one must concede that he is challenging the establishment as no other president in our lifetime. The coordinated push back from the hegemonic imperialists refuses to allow the populist elected President from deflating the bellicose unanimity that underwrites their world view.

Paul Craig Roberts has it correct in The Stakes for Trump and All of Us.

“We need to understand, and so does President Trump, that the hoax “war on terror” was used to transform intelligence agencies, such as the NSA and CIA, and criminal investigative agencies, such as the FBI, into Gestapo secret police agencies. Trump is now threatened by these agencies, because he rejects the neoconservative’s agenda of US world hegemony that supports the gigantic military/security annual budget.

Our secret police agencies are busy at work planting “intelligence” among the presstitute media that Trump is compromised by “Russian connections” and is a security threat to the United States. The plan is to make a case in the media, as was done against President Nixon, and to force Trump from office. To openly take on a newly elected president is an act of extraordinary audacity that implies enormous confidence, or else desperation, on the part of the police state agencies.”

The religion of State worship has destroyed all semblances of civil liberties and constitutional law, especially since the programmed plot on September 11, 2001 that brought America the Patriot Act despotic society. The NSA and CIA are responsible for the continuous misinformation faux newscast cycle as the former provide the raw falsification data, while the later uses their media assets to spread the fabrication of their pro interventionist narrative.

The ordinary citizens who voted for Trump are being betrayed by the espionage agents who want to consummate the police state. The secret service of the puppet regime poses a fundamental and true existential threat to the legitimacy of our government. They are the enemy of the sovereign authority that resides in the consent of the population.

All ideological factions need to rally against the concerted efforts to destroy our separations of power federalism. Cleaning house and purging the NSA and CIA may be virtually impossible without a clear outcry from the public. Remember this warning – Did Chuck Schumer Just Threaten Donald Trump?

“The new leader of Democrats in the Senate says Donald Trump is being “really dumb” for picking a fight with intelligence officials, suggesting they have ways to strike back, after the president-elect speculated Tuesday that his “so-called” briefing about Russian cyberattacks had been delayed in order to build a case.”

Well, now you are seeing with the release of all these leaks that present suspect intelligence. Support Trump in his battle with the intelligence agencies, before they take their retribution as they did on JFK.


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All the Fake News That’s Fit to Print

All the Fake News That’s Fit to Print | fake-news | Mainstream Media Propaganda US News

Understanding the complex relationships that make up human endeavors permeates every aspect of society and politics. The ability to be informed about events is a basic motivation to search out news about what is exactly happening in the world we all live in. Journalism purports to report the first draft of history. In practice the press and media coverage is systemically bereft of relevant facts and completely void of objectivity. The currency of the realm is trust for all journalists. Their collective credibility is bankrupt for a very simple reason; their newscasts are based upon lies, newspeak and intentional deception.

Carlin Romano in We Need ‘Philosophy of Journalism’, asks an essential question that is not at all addressed by the Fourth Estate: “How can it be that journalism and philosophy, the two humanistic intellectual activities that most boldly (and some think obnoxiously) vaunt their primary devotion to truth, are barely on speaking terms?”

Essentially, every component of the mainstream media multiplex is foremost a business. The business model is to operate under the aegis of monopolies. Even a casual observation of the interlocking ownership must acknowledge that the concentration of likeminded Oligopolists are in unison to construct a consortium of predisposed narratives that has nothing to do with seeking the truth.

When the term Pressitude is used to characterize the profession, the uninformed or limited literate news consumers often find comfort in turning on their network disinformation program. Those who take pride in obtaining their news from the New York Times and the Washington Post rely upon a different motivation. Their aversion to any source that contradicts the establishment worldview is so painful to consider that they adopt a feeble rationalization for self-preservation, which demands rejection of any argument, verifiable facts or documented evidence that challenges their scripted storyline of reality.

The example of Sharyl Attkisson and Judith Miller, have been treated differently by their own employers. The first demonstrating courageous investigative reporting; whereas the second produced a fabricated account that deceived the public about nonexistent WMD. Attkisson was ostracized, while Miller is now a Fox News contributor.

Miller’s Pulitzer Prize, awarded while employed by the NYT is no badge of honor. The term “Yellow Journalism” is most closely associated with Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst. Their sensational newspapers and extra editions shared the “Fake News” prototype. What once was conveyed by a cartoon image is now a 24/7 cable news cycle. This century is different, but the spin and outright lies follow the same pattern of misinformation. Deception, falsification and distortion are absorbed as nonchalantly as a My Pillow advertisement that inundates the propaganda that masquerades as news.

The orthodox version is that American media journalism under the guidance of William S. Paley CBS, set the highest standard for news reporting. Names like Edward R. Murrow, Elmer Davis, William L. Shirer, Charles Collingwood, Howard K. Smith and Eric Sevareid are icons in the industry. For those who contend that this era invented “The most trusted man in America” Walter Cronkite, one must not forget that the broadcast news division ran budget deficits, while the parent network was most profitable.

Yet for all the celebrated accolades that CBS News coveted, the underlying message behind the script was Edward Bernays’ propaganda. Fast forward to the internet age and you find that the one-time news bureaus no longer control their monopoly over the news cycle.

Immediacy in information dissemination no longer guarantees accuracy in the report anymore then corporatist editing ensures the believability of the popularly accepted viewpoint. Nevertheless, the predominance originator of “Fake News” comes from a far more sinister source; government brainwashing.

Indeed, at the very core of vast news media apparatus are state sponsored operatives and embeds. Any pretense that there is any independence within establishment media outlets is a symptom of the chronic idiocy within the popular culture. Inserting the government fake news version using unreliable sources to shape an echo chamber of official fiction is the paradigm for mass indoctrination.

Controlling gatekeepers to filter out any conflicting accounts uses both covert and overt censorship. The flagship news purveyors devote their resources to discredit genuine freelance reporting from any ideological perspectives. MSM has the mission to smear any alternative news source and label them as disrepute journalists.

The American Press Institute states that Journalism’s first obligation is to the truth. Then refines this criterion by adding conditionality to the standard: “Journalism does not pursue truth in an absolute or philosophical sense, but in a capacity that is more down to earth”.

By inserting a subjective value element, any reasonable expectation that the work product is trustworthy is suspect. It becomes the task of the reader or viewer to critically analyze the underlying bias and intention to inculcate the culture.  When Marshall McLuhan coined the phrase, “The medium is the message”; foreseeing the extent of the newspeak affixed within the medium was not fully appreciated.

Corporations select journalists for their adherence to nihilism in reporting. Denial of objective facts and practicing deception by generating fake news has produced generations of naïve, ill-informed and confused souls. Placing a purdah veil over the heads of trendy clones, foster the shearing of the sheeple society.

Escaping this planet of press corps apes requires a withdrawal from the sophism. The coordinated accusations of “Fake News” attacks by the dinosaur media upon autonomous internet reporting is a sure sign that suppressing truth to power is the only storyline that matters to these secular relativists and muckraking crusaders to maintain their stranglehold on headline sound bites.

The selection agenda which determines what constitutes news is an editorial function that bears witness to the parameters for public conditioning. All other reporting is declared as conspiracy. Even a casual assessment of the foreign press provides a contrast to the perception spin machine from K Street or Madison Avenue. As the monopoly media manipulation resorts to their faux news narrative, astute observers understand that their broadcast lies are the real Fake News.

We’ve seen how grassroots journalism by blogs has had an impact at various points politically, as ordinary people have amplified stories that were being ignored by the traditional press.

– Jimmy Wales

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Destructive Centralization And The GE Corporatist Culture

Destructive Centralization And The GE Corporatist Culture | corporatism-1024x666 | Corporate Takeover Economy & Business

Entrepreneurs’ versus the corporatists’ mode of business culture are separated by a vastly different view of enterprise. The former deems his work as innovative, creative and beneficial to customers. The later see the corporate organization as an institution end of itself. Competition makes the business pioneer sharp and driven, while any competitor is targeted for demise within the corporative culture. Buyouts of ventures that show promise may be a payoff reward for the struggling enterpriser, but the corporatist CEO sees the absorption of new technology as a twofold gain. Acquiring the means to create or advance market share and stamping out any future competitive threats.

This corporatist culture actually has merged with the definitive enforcement partner; namely, the state. The morphing of anti-trust safeguards into a system of crony alliance protection is the current standard for the globalist economy. The implication is that a company needs to pay to play and become “Free Trade” proponents to even remain in business.

Thomas E. Woods Jr. cites a prime example of the contemporary corporate-government fascism that controls the global economy, with the example of Government Electric. In The Cultural Costs of Corporatism: How Government-Business Collusion Denigrates the Entrepreneur and Rewards the Sycophant, the formula is set.

The best case study in political entrepreneurship may be General Electric. CEO Jeffrey Immelt pretty clearly laid out his approach in a letter to stockholders in the depths of the 2008–9 recession, and just days after the inauguration of Barack Obama, who promised to “remake America.”

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Immelt wrote:

“The global economy, and capitalism, will be “reset” in several ways. The interaction between government and business will change forever. In a reset economy, the government will be a regulator; and also an industry policy champion, a financier, and a key partner. . . . Successful companies won’t just “hunker down”; they will seek out the new opportunities in a reset world.”

Later in the letter, Immelt stated more directly that GE saw the government as its best potential customer:

“GE’s broad technical portfolio positions us as a natural partner as the role of government increases in the current crisis. Over the past decade, we have positioned GE to lead in the “big themes.” These include emerging market growth, clean energy, and sustainable healthcare. . . .

Governments will invest to stimulate their economies, solve societal problems, and create jobs. GE’s broad portfolio and expertise position us as a natural partner. Tackling important problems together will require teamwork and respect between business, government, and society. We know how to do this and intend to play an important part in solving these essential challenges.”

If success is measured by the amount of retained money or return on assets and especially how little taxes are paid, the GE mold is frightening. Corporatism: The Real World of Corporate Favoritism reports.

“General Electric’s annual SEC 10-K filing for 2011 (filed February 24, 2012) reveals that the company paid at most 2.3% of its $81.2 billion in U.S. pretax profits in federal income taxes over the last 10 years.

Indeed, General Electric, the nation’s largest corporation, paid no federal corporate taxes in the United States in 2010, according to a report in The New York Times.”

The book, Rescuing Capitalism from Corporatism by John David Rose documents the long record of GE’s criminal price fixing going back to 1911 anti-trust violations. By any reasonable criteria, over a century of predatory pricing and monopolist market domination is a definite cultural deficiency.

Corp Watch contributor Charlie Cray lists a series of General Electric transgression topics and examples. Some of the more relevant items are:

Enronomics

Defense Contracting Fraud

Violations of Securities Laws

Tax issues

History of GE Labor Relations

Environment and product safety

Anti-competitive and consumer protection

Unlawful Debt Collection Practices

It would be difficult to explain away such a pattern of conduct as merely the side effects of becoming a prevailing behemoth. More to the point, the mentality that allows and encourages such behavior is a fundamental component that invigorates transgressions against ethical business practices. The net effects upon society, encourages the corporatist mindset to consolidate their state sponsor cronyism.

It seems unnecessary to dispute the negative consequences of “too big to fail” after the 2008 collapse. However, the concept of The Economic System of Corporatism offers this assessment.

“Coupled with the anti-market sentiments of the medieval culture there was the notion that the rulers of the state had a vital role in promoting social justice. Thus corporatism was formulated as a system that emphasized the positive role of the state in guaranteeing social justice and suppressing the moral and social chaos of the population pursuing their own individual self-interests. And above all else, as a political economic philosophy corporatism was flexible. It could tolerate private enterprise within limits and justify major projects of the state. Corporatism has sometimes been labeled as a Third Way or a mixed economy, a synthesis of capitalism and socialism, but it is in fact a separate, distinctive political economic system.”

Yes, once again, let’s called this synthesis by its true name; fascism. Just how well has the government achieved this utopian and fantasy notion that government is in the business of dispensing social justice?

At the heart of the corporatist mindset is control of markets and elimination of competitors. Government survives on deceiving the public and transnational corporations thrive on working their partnership relations with official authorities.

GE may be one of the most obvious offenders; nonetheless, the formulation of politics picking winners and losers based upon bribes and favoritism is a dreadful system. Preference for an actual free market based upon a decentralized merchant economy is the only alternative to globalism, which is enslaving the world.

The corporatist culture fuels the despotism, which society is so willing to accept. Voting how to spend your money is one of the few options a consumer has. Business collaborators with government crooks feed the abuses that GE perfects so well. This confederation in crime naturally harms ordinary citizens.


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Left Coast Liberals Dream for Secession

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As the consequences of losing control of the federal government seeps into their delusional entitlement, the ultimate statists of the Left scamper to find a method to regain power.  A concept, whose day is gaining acceptance, is the Nation of Pacifica. With the incompatibility between the Trump Nation deplorables and the intolerant collectivists of Leftist state worshipers, the end game is rapidly approaching a final conflict that easily could erupt in a real civil war. Leave it to the beautiful people; their fantasia screen play scripts a peaceful dissolution of the disjointed union.  A sample of their dialectic:

“Because the citizens of the “red states” believe that their religious beliefs must be imposed by force of law and strongly object to the beliefs and lifestyles of the citizens of the “blue states”, it is likely that they will be happy to be rid of those that they view as “Satanically evil”. Once the Nation of Pacifica has been founded, the remaining United States can ban the import of the Hollywood movies, television shows, rock, hip hop, and R&B music, science and technology, and other secular influences they so strongly object to.”

How ironic that the self-proclaimed equalitarian proponents are so eager to adopt secession that even John C. Calhoun was reluctant to advocate prior to the War of Northern Aggression. “The right of secession; which, since the establishment of the government under the Constitution, had been held from time to time in the North as well as in the South as a theoretical possibility, was reserved by Calhoun’s Exposition as a last resort.”

Calhoun goes on to warn.

“The United States were something more than, and different from, a simple league of states, but should never become a centralized democracy ruled by absolute majorities — the “worst possible form,” “a consolidated government swayed by the will of an absolute majority.” Government by majority rule at all levels meant abandonment of all constitutional guarantees. The right of a state to judge, as a last resort, constitutional limits imposed on the federal government should be defended at all costs; otherwise the United States would be destroyed, becoming first a full-grown modern State and then an executive dictatorship.”

This comparison illustrates that the Left Coast Liberals have little reverence in constitutional restraints. If they cannot command supremacy over the federal government, they want out.

All the attention given to the Calexit movement has an underlying motivation. Conor Friedersdorf notes in the LA Times: “The main benefit of a California exit would be psychic. There is a subset of people here, mostly from the privileged classes, who feel sullied by their political affiliation with Red America. Secession would boost their sense of personal virtue.”

This is an important point that hits on a major difference in the clash of cultures that has been destroying America for decades. The self-absorbed progressive elitism that has infected the rugged individualism of the pioneer era has cleansed independent and common sense thinking. The emergence of a unified and intolerant “politically correct” benchmark is illustrated vividly with the obliteration of free speech not only on college campuses but more importantly in personal interaction between unacquainted individuals.

The politics of incompatible value systems result in antagonistic social relations.

Red Alert sees the danger in Liberals’ California dream of secession will end up a nightmare.

According to the L.A. Times, activists have submitted a proposed ballot measure to the state’s Attorney General with the hopes that the state will vote in 2018 to become its own independent country.

An independent California run by progressives may seem like a dream, but it would end up being a total nightmare. Places like East L.A. would look more like East Berlin.”

An anatomy dissection of dissimilar factions could take several books to cover. Needless to say, the issue is not that people have equivalent viewpoints or have egalitarian influence, but that economic dominance dictates the version of fabricated reality that define the “PC” popular attitudes.

All one needs to do is look to the major technological monopolies that have more to do with shaping a new age thinking than generating financial profit. The big five, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are the most culturally destructive influences that created the divide between social humanism relativism and sound thinking traditional values. One is true blue the other is blood red.


Secession is an ecological malady for anyone who does not accept the tyranny of a deranged majority. Calhoun contends that “government action always creates two conflicting classes in the community: tax producers and tax consumers”. The parasite that progressives create to maintain their control over society will never be part of the elitism that will inflict any degree of chaos to return to their dictatorial oligarchy.

The economic model that the corporatists within the Nation of Pacifica foster is not one of independent proprietorship and ownership, but is one that is dependent upon getting an Amazon delivery for your toilet paper. Nor is utopia found when an Apple app tracks your every movement or preference. When your Facebook history is sold to unknown commercial interests, your privacy is sacrificed on the altar of intrusion. Is the censorship that Google searches provide a worthy pillar to build your new confederation? Finally, basing your digital footprint on a Microsoft program just limits your freedom to a flawed platform.

What these tech companies all have in common is that they are the brainchild of an incubator perception that the machine is destined to define what a human  can do or not do. The thought that libtards are so willing to turn over their daily routine activities to the cloud of an impersonal data depository is frightening. Progressive people are recessive thinkers.

Their dream of carving out their own separate state exemplifies the failure of persuasion for their flawed system of illusory idealism. All that is left is to impose their self-delusional desires upon an unwilling public. If secession was the alternative to rid American society of the curse of progressivism, those of us wearing a red cap would gladly tip our hat goodbye. However, when the California Hooligans are Anti-Free Speech Thugsapply their organized anarchy, violence to suppress challenging criticism is not guaranteed to stop against the remaining states.

Just how would California Dreaming: Bankruptcy, Pensions and Taxes be dealt with? The practical components of a clean financial separation would plague any separation. Assumption of their share of debt and obligations could be so high that an amiable break would be unmanageable. Add in the costs for establishing even a minimal defense force from nonexistent bases, and the task before the secessionists becomes herculean.

The validity of honoring and practicing States Rights is an essential part of a federalist system of government. Notwithstanding, respecting the innate difference among unique area and local customs presuppose a general adherence to a national creed of beliefs, common interests and core values.

The West Coast has expressed an overriding obsession to defy the historic traditions that grew out of a nationwide experience. Much of the momentum that globalists and internationalists have pressed to the forefront is aided by the celebrity worship culture. When metro sexual and urban social warriors demand that they ignore any federal law that does not fit their pie-in-the-sky views, you get a sanctuary safe space mentality.

Is there some path to achieve some joint rapprochement that could attain mutual acceptance? Compromise has been the norm for negotiations since the inception of the union.  Sadly, in today’s political climate, it does not seem any breakthrough is feasible that could bridge the gap.

When the walking dead go to Starbucks to get their political fix, they drink the poison of progressive psychosis. The hysteria exhibited at the Women’s March on Washington is testimony to the total disconnect from rational reality that exemplifies the mentality from the Left Coast brain drain.

How many more times does one need to mix water and oil and hope that they will not separate?  In the land of the Transhumanism cult and the Artificial Intelligence testing grounds to replace deplorables, the secession option certainly offers an attractive prospect. Research in all the biomedics laboratories advances the refutation of creation cosmology. By adopting a relativist social order, the clones from the new age has built a wall of existential exclusion from the heartland.

Secession of the West Coast would be satisfying as an alternative to resolve for many factions. The problem is that the imperial empire would be most reluctant to turn loose the hotbed of radical extremism. The real power elites would dispel any popular referendum that California might put on their ballot.

The dream of a cordial divorce is just a fantasy. The prospects of a resolution between regional protagonists are just not in the cards. The tarot readers are either too stupid or so devoted to their satanic metaphysics that they will continue in their pagan ways. God save the Republic from a Nation of Pacifica.


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