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Friday, June 5, 2009

House Bill Proposes Commission to Explore National Servitude

Kurt Nimmo
June 5, 2009

Back in November, after sweeping the election, Obama’s crew removed language from his official website calling for mandatory service for all Americans. “Obama will call on citizens of all ages to serve America, by developing a plan to require 50 hours of community service in middle school and high school and 100 hours of community service in college every year,” the site said before the document was scrubbed in response to criticism.

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Obama and the Democrats are wedded to the idea of mandatory service. In December 2007, Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd proposed making community service mandatory for all high school students and proposed “encouraging service by adults by offering tax credits to employers who give workers paid time off to volunteer and $1,000 grants for seniors who help out in schools,” MSNBC reported.

In 2006, Rahm Emanuel, now Obama’s chief of staff, published a book entitled “The Plan.” In the book Emanuel argues for universal service for all “Americans between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five [who] will be asked to serve their country by going through three months of basic training, civil defense preparation and community service.”

Democrats love the idea of involuntary servitude. “For America now, service is not just an option, but an obligation of citizenship,” said John Kerry during the 2004 election. In the 110th congress Charles Rangel introduced the Universal National Service Act H.R.393, a bill that would have required all persons in the United States between the ages of 18 and 42 to perform national service, either as a member of the uniformed services or in civilian service for a period of two years.

National service is feel-good code for slavery. It is prohibited by the 13th amendment.

In March, both the House and Senate passed a bill tripling the AmeriCorps program. Called the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, or GIVE Act, the law “encourages” Americans to “give back to their communities,” Fox News reported. Republicans attempted to attach an amendment to the bill prohibiting for-profit political and labor groups that engage in legislative advocacy from receiving “assistance” under the plan, but the amendment was tabled.

We need your service, right now,” Obama declared as he signed the bill. “I’m asking you to stand up and play your part. I’m asking you to help change history’s course… and if you do, I promise you, your life will be richer.”

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Obama and Congress will eventually do more than merely ask “you to stand up and play your part” — they will legislate it. In March, H.R. 1444 was introduced in the House by a gaggle of Democrats. The bill will “establish the Congressional Commission on Civic Service to study methods of improving and promoting volunteerism and national service, and for other purposes.”

H.R. 1444 is sponsored by Rep. Jim McDermott, a Washington state Democrat, and is assigned to the House Committee on Labor and Education. It reintroduces language calling for universal servitude stripped from H.R. 1388, the so-called GIVE (to government) bill.

In Section 4. of the proposed bill, entitled “Duties,” we find the following: “The effect on the Nation, on those who serve, and on the families of those who serve, if all individuals in the United States were expected to perform national service or were required to perform a certain amount of national service.” (Emphasis added.) A “workable, fair, and reasonable mandatory service requirement” is proposed “for all able young people.”

In addition, the Commission will investigate how to rope older Americans into a national servitude program. “Whether current Federal volunteer programs are suited to address the special skills and needs of senior volunteers, and if not, how these programs can be improved such that the Federal government can effectively promote service among the ‘baby boomer’ generation,” the bill states.

The Commission will also explore the creation of a “public service academy, a 4-year institution that offers a federally funded undergraduate education with a focus on training future public sector leaders.” Federal money would go to establish “a training program on college campuses to recruit and educate college students for national service.”

As Obama said during his GIVE signing speech, he wants to create “a generation of activists” to work with “nonprofit organizations” — that is to say, foundation NGOs — to “strengthen the Nation” as determined by the government and the corporations and bankers that own it.

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Our rulers are itching to implement “an era of common sacrifice,” as the Trilateralist David and Bohemian Grove attendee Gergen has called it. “David Gergen is perhaps the most vocal proponent of a new wave of ’social entrepreneurs’ whose businesses are modeled on a ‘more-than-profit’ basis. Most of these groups aim to incorporate a partnership between the public & private sectors (sometimes known as fascism),” writes Aaron Dykes.

Gergen and his one-world buddies consider us little more than a disposable ciphers to be used in their scheme to realize “a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole,” as Carrol Quigley noted.

In order to usher in the New Feudalism, the youth — and the baby boomers — will not only need to be brainwashed into accepting “an era of common sacrifice,” they will need to be forced by law to sacrifice and become slaves for the ruling elite.

Obama Selling Military Secrets To China For Debt Forgiveness?

Tyler Durden
June 5, 2009

Ran across this article posted in Jumping In Pools. Not sure how credible it is, but allegedly Barack Obama will provide the blueprints for the B-2 stealth bomber to China in exchange for $50 billion in debt relief. According to author Richard Hogarty:

According to the Administration, this proposal will help the United States resolve its debt issues. They point out their belief that the B-2 bomber is "strategically obsolete", according to a source in the White House Press Office. In addition, the source claims that the Chinese would be unable to create their own functioning stealth bomber fleet for "at least eight years."

American allies Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea are very wary of the proposal. Koo Syi, a geopolitical analyst from South Korea, points out that this technology could be passed to China’s allies. This was the case when Chinese nuclear technology was transferred to Pakistan and North Korea. According to Koo, Obama has rendered US allies’ opinions as "irrelevant."

While this proposal is controversial, it is not being presented to Congress, where it could meet with stern opposition. Instead, the State Department has been informed to assisted the Defense Department with the transfer of materials......


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(Reuters) – Three antipsychotic drugs appear to work in children and teens but their risks must be weighed as the makers aim to promote the medicines for youth, U.S. drug reviewers said in documents released on Friday. The Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to approve AstraZeneca's Seroquel, Pfizer's Geodon and Eli Lilly and Co's [...]


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World Health Orginization trying to force old junk discontinued vaccines on people

WARNING!! This report is attempting to make it appear as if though this is some sort of new vaccine! In fact, the vaccine that they claim "prevents diarrhea and vomiting" was taken off the market 10 YEARS AGO!! Do not be fooled by these criminal pieces of garbage! If you still take your child to get vaccinated, you had better wake the hell up and ask the doctor what the hell it is he is injecting into your child. vaccines are a racket that generate billions of dollars at the expense of our health! Read the warning from this web site! - TMR

........RotaShield was the world's only vaccine against the leading cause of childhood diarrhea. Linked to dangerous risk of dangerous bowel obstruction, RotaShield vaccine was used on an estimated 1 million U.S. babies prior to the 1999 withdrawal. RotaShield was on the market for just one year with reports of at least 99 bowel obstruction linked to the vaccine.

The RotaShield vaccine was manufactured by American Home Products and just one to two weeks following the vaccine affected babies experienced symptoms of vomiting, bloody stools, and abdominal pain. If the RotaShield adverse effect was not caught early babies often required surgery to clear the blockage. As early as testing of RotaShield instances of bowel obstruction occurred so the FDA warned on the RotaShield label of the potential.

Babies affected by the RotaShield vaccine experienced as many as 10-20 diarrhea episodes a day, making them dangerously dehydrated. If you would like to receive more information on RotaShield contact us to confer with a RotaShield attorney.

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(BBC) – The World Health Organization says a vaccine which can prevent a diarrhoea and vomiting virus should be given to all children as a routine vaccination. Rotavirus causes more than 500,000 diarrhoeal deaths and two million hospitalisations a year among children. Over 85% of deaths occur in developing countries in Africa and Asia. International experts welcomed the [...]

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CDC Advisor Pockets 29 Million to Push Vaccines

This is a subject that burns me more than any other type of corruption. Throw these pieces of garbage in prison! - TMR

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(NaturalNews) – Dr. Paul Offit of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) received at least $29 million from his share of royalties for Merck's Rotateq vaccine after using his position with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure that childhood vaccination with the vaccine became compulsory. According to a report on the Web site [...]

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Mind Control Index........


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Mind Control "I don't want a nation of thinkers. I want a nation of workers." John D. Rockefeller. The Rockefeller's founded the National Education


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H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Situation Update, June 5, 2009

H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Situation Update, June 3, 2009
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As of 11 AM, June 3, CDC is reporting 11,054 confirmed and probable cases and 17 deaths in 52 states and territories (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico).


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As of 11 AM, June 5, CDC is reporting 13,217 confirmed and probable cases and 27 deaths in 52 states and territories (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico).


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DHS nominee drops out over ties to CIA........


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The CIA symbol is shown on the floor of its headquarters in Langley, Virginia. The CIA director strongly rejected accusations the agency had misled US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about alleged torture of detainees amid a political firestorm over the conduct of the AP - President Barack Obama's pick for intelligence chief at the Homeland Security Department withdrew from consideration Friday amid questions about his role in the CIA's interrogations of suspected terrorists.


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Consumer borrowing plunges by........


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AP - Borrowing by consumers fell by $15.7 billion in April as U.S. households continued to trim spending and put away their credit cards amid a severe recession.


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Mattel fined for lead........


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Reuters - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Friday said it imposed a $2.3 million civil penalty against Mattel Inc. for violating a ban on bringing dangerous products to the United States.


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A talk by James Bamford, the author of "The Puzzle Palace" and "Body of Secrets" & Chris Calabrese Program Counsel of the ACLU Technology and Liberty Project. This man has fought the government and won his case against the NSA. That takes guts.       The National Security Agency can be traced to the May 20, 1949, [...]


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Obama Hides........


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In yet another violation of his infamous pledge to run the most transparent administration in history, President Barack Obama refuses to disclose how much U.S. taxpayers spent on his highly publicized New York date with his wife.

While many regular Americans suffer through an economic crisis, the president and First Lady took a taxpayer-financed government jet to Manhattan for dinner and a Broadway show. The Obama's paid for dinner and the theater tickets but Americans picked up the hefty tab for the transportation, motorcades and security details.

Estimates for the trip have ranged from $24,000 to $75,000 but the White House could end the speculation by revealing the actual cost. After all, unprecedented transparency was one of Obama's main campaign promises and it wasn't that long ago that he boldly proclaimed that "Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency."  

So why not end the guesstimates by revealing the actual numbers? A Washington D.C. newspaper speculates that the cost is far more exorbitant than most Americans imagine, providing in a lengthy story details to support the theory and rule out the $24,000 estimate as "absurdly low" and the $75,000 estimate as "spectacularly low." 

The article helps calculate the actual cost by offering details of the logistics involved in the president's intricate security operation. First, the Obama's and their entourage flew from the White House to Andrews Air Force Base which required three choppers, two decoys and the one carrying the First Couple. That trip alone requires dozens of military personnel for radar, communications, mechanics and crews. 

The piece points out that transporting the president on a weekend still takes a full operation, which means D.C. police, uniformed Secret Service officers and Capitol police making overtime pay. At least three jets ferried the Obama's aides and reporters to New York and a motorcade of at least a dozen vehicles was set up in New York. Then, at least three helicopters flew the whole party from JFK Airport to a Wall Street landing zone.

Hundreds of New York Police Department officers—earning overtime pay—were stationed along the Obama route, shutting down roads and holding back pedestrians. An army of police cars and motorcycles as well as New York City ambulance participated in the procession. Finally, the U. S. Secret Service had to survey the route in advance and station agents and sharpshooters throughout the area. 

Americans deserve to know how much of their tax dollars the president spent to take his wife on this date, which he evidently promised her during the rigors of campaigning. His secrecy on the matter is only the latest violation of his own transparency rule.

In December Obama failed to make public—as promised—details of crucial transition meetings with special interest groups. A few months later, Obama's Justice Department defended a Bush Administration secrecy rule it had harshly criticized in court. Earlier this month the president revealed that his highly touted database for Americans to track "every dime" of the $787 billion stimulus bill wouldn't be available until half the money is spent.  


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Pastor Steve Anderson........

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Hear Pastor Steve Anderson who was beaten and tased by the U.S. Border Patrol live tonight. Steve will share what happened and how his rights were violated by the U.S. Govt. Steve Anderson is the brave Pastor who stood up to the Thugs known as the Border Patrol and DPS. Gives a live account of his experience as he asserts his constitutional Rights to a Border Patrol Check point outside Yuma Arizona.


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via Connecting the Dots in the New World Order by noreply@blogger.com (DotConnector) on 6/5/09

A police officer assigned to prowl the halls of Pennsylvania's Penn Hills High School came across a student using his cell phone, a violation of school rules except in an emergency.

The officer was ignored when he told the student to turn off the phone. So he ordered the student to the principal's office. According to Police Chief Howard Burton, "The student resisted, pushed the officer. The officer, defending himself, took out his stun gun and did a drive stun."

A "drive stun" consists of placing the Taser directly to the subject's body, temporarily immobilizing him. The student fell to the floor, where, after he continued "resisting" -- one has to admire his tenacity -- he was handcuffed.

All of this was less disruptive than the student's cell phone use, one supposes.



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Dubious Iran Nuclear Docs........


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A report on Iran's nuclear programme issued by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last month generated news stories publicising an incendiary charge that U.S. intelligence is underestimating Iran's progress in designing a "nuclear warhead" before the halt in nuclear weapons-related research in 2003.

That false and misleading charge from an intelligence official of a foreign country, who was not identified but was clearly Israeli, reinforces two of Israel's key propaganda themes on Iran – that the 2007 U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran is wrong, and that Tehran is poised to build nuclear weapons as soon as possible.

But it also provides new evidence that Israeli intelligence was the source of the collection of
intelligence documents which have been used to accuse Iran of hiding nuclear weapons research.



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‘9/11 Press for Truth’ on Channel 12........


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June 4, 2009 by Michael Wolsey 911blogger.com For immediate release •Photos available at http://www.kbdi.org/about_kbdi/press_room.cfm •See excerpts from Viewer Buzz program comments below '9/11 Press for Truth' on Channel 12 Draws Huge Support from Colorado Public Television Viewers Program will repeat at 2:00, 9:00 and midnight on Saturday DENVER – (June 4, 2009) – KBDI has always been at the forefront of controversial programming and last night was no exception. As the first broadcast station in the United States to air the controversial documentary 9/11Press for Truth, which claims a 9/11 cover-up, KBDI showed that it is not afraid to touch on sensitive subjects. Due to viewer response to the program, Channel 12 will repeat the program Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m. and 9 p.m., followed by an encore at midnight. During the premiere, Bob McIlvaine, who lost his son Bobby at the World Trade Center, and 9/11Press for Truth producer Kyle Hence and director Ray Nowosielski were in the studio to give more insight into why they believed 9/11 was a cover-up and why the American public should be screaming for answers.


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N Korea 'ready........


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Portland Police Cancel........


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Did I miss something? What happened? It was MAY DAY. The crowds were all there. The political will was there. People of color were there. The BLACK BLOC was there. And... no police riot. No pepper spray, no batons in my back, no stomping hooves smashing down on sandal-clad feet, not even a wave of false arrests. No "snatch and grab" teams, no Todd Wyatt pepper spraying babies. Hell, I wasn't even tailed by a sneering pod of riot pigs as I left the rally. So... what gives? Who canceled the annual police riot? [ Read More | A Few Photogs from May Day 09 | Video and Audio Selections From May Day 2009 | Our May Day Demands | Riot Hits San Francisco On May Day! | Mayday Protests in EU massive and unruly ]


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Foreclosure Prevention........


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A motley crew of 35-40 pissed-off Portlanders disrupted the auction of foreclosed homes by bank-fraudsters yesterday morning at the Multnomah County Courthouse before being removed by Sheriff's deputies from the lobby of the courthouse, some violently. Attendees shouted slogans and made "bids" on properties (e.g., "I bid that you keep people in their homes").
The law-unenforcers outrageously claimed that the courthouse lobby and steps were not "public space", and that they therefore were entitled to grab and shove members of the group away from the building. One deputy said, "I'm the judge" of what's public space.
The banking industry has been obstructing attempts by activists to require pre-foreclosure mediation between themselves and homeowners because such mediation has been shown to keep people in their homes rather than out on the streets, where "unnecessary" people should apparently be.
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According to The Washington Times, U.S. counterterrorism officials have "authenticated" a video by a supposed al-Qaeda recruiter who claims he has the ability to smuggle a biological weapon into the United States via tunnels under the Mexico border. In the video, Abdullah al-Nafisi also suggests that al-Qaeda might want to collaborate with "members of native [...]


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Coburn wants tobacco outlawed?

Normally reliable free-market conservative Senator Tom Coburn has announced his opposition to moving the oversight of tobacco to the Food and Drug Administration.

The Senate’s only physician explains that this move makes no sense for a product that routinely kills hundreds of thousands of people each year when the FDA’s mission is to ensure the safety of products for Americans. Instead, Coburn has called for an outright ban on tobacco:

A Republican senator who is also a doctor is calling for a new era of Prohibition — outlawing cigarette smoking and other tobacco use.

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As The Dollar Falls........

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Policymakers Have Created A Perfect Storm

By Paul Craig Roberts

Economic news remains focused on banks and housing, while the threat mounts to the US dollar from massive federal budget deficits in fiscal years 2009 and 2010.

Earlier this year the dollar's exchange value rose against currencies, such as the euro. UK pound, and Swiss franc, against which the dollar had been steadily falling. The dollar's rise made US policymakers complacent, even though the rise was due to flight from over-leveraged financial instruments and falling stock markets into "safe" Treasuries. Since April, however, the dollar has steadily declined as investors and foreign central banks realize that the massive federal budget deficits are likely to be monetized.

What happens to the dollar will be the key driver of what lies ahead. The likely scenario could be nasty.

America's trading partners do not have large enough trade surpluses to finance a federal budget deficit swollen to $2 trillion by gratuitous wars, recession, bailouts, and stimulus programs. Moreover, concern over the dollar's future is causing America's foreign creditors to seek alternatives to US debt in which to hold their foreign reserves.

According to a recent report in the online edition of Pravda, Russia's central bank now holds a larger proportion of its reserves in euros than in US dollars. On May 18 the Financial Times reported that China and Brazil are considering bypassing the dollar and conducting their mutual trade in their own currencies. Other reports say that China has increased its gold reserves by 75 per cent in recent years.

China's premier, Wen Jiabao, has publicly expressed his concern about the future of the dollar. Arrogant, hubris-filled American officials and their yes-men economists discount Chinese warnings, arguing that the Chinese have no choice but to support the dollar by purchasing Washington's red ink. Otherwise, they say, China stands to lose the value of its large dollar portfolio.

China sees it differently. It is obvious to Chinese officials that neither China nor the entire world has enough spare money to purchase $4 trillion of US Treasuries over the next two years. According to the London Telegraph on May 27, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank president Richard Fisher was repeatedly grilled by senior officials of the Chinese government during his recent visit about whether the Federal Reserve was going to finance the US budget deficit by printing money. According to Fisher, "I must have been asked about that a hundred times in China. I was asked at every single meeting about our purchases of Treasuries. That seemed to be the principal preoccupation of those that were invested with their surpluses mostly in the United States."

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has gone to China to calm the fears. However, even before he arrived, a Chinese central bank spokesman gave Geithner the message that the US should not assume China will continue to finance Washington's extravagant budgets. The governor of China's central bank is calling for the abandonment of the dollar as reserve currency, using the International Monetary Fund's Special Drawing Rights in its place.

President Lyndon Johnson's "guns and butter" policy during the 1960s forced president Richard Nixon to eliminate the gold backing that the dollar had as world reserve currency, putting foreign central banks on the same fiat money standard as the US economy. In its first four months, the Obama administration has outdone president Johnson. Instead of ending war, Obama has expanded America's war of aggression in Afghanistan and spread it into Pakistan. War, bailouts, and stimulus plans have pushed the government's annual operating budget 50 per cent into the red.

Washington's financial irresponsibility has brought pressure on the dollar and the US bond market. Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke thought he could push down interest rates on Treasuries by purchasing $300 billion of them. However, the result was to cause a sharp drop in Treasury prices and a rise in interest rates.

As monetization of federal debt goes forward, US interest rates will continue to rise, worsening the problems in the real estate sector. The dollar will continue to lose value, making it harder for the US to finance its budget and trade deficits. Domestic inflation will raise its ugly head despite high unemployment.

The incompetents who manage US economic policy have created a perfect storm.

The Obama-Federal Reserve-Wall Street plan for the US to spend its way out of its problems is coming unglued. The reckless spending is pushing the dollar down and interest rates up.

Every sector of the US economy is in trouble. Former US manufacturing firms have been turned into marketing companies trying to sell their foreign-made goods to domestic consumers who have seen their jobs be moved offshore. Much of what is left of US manufacturing–the auto industry–is in bankruptcy. More decline awaits housing and commercial real estate. The dollar is sliding, and interest rates are rising, despite the Federal Reserve's attempts to hold interest rates down.

When the Reagan administration cured stagflation, the result was a secular bull-market in US Treasuries that lasted 28 years. That bull market is over. Americans' living standards are headed down. The American standard of living has been destroyed by wars, by offshoring of jobs, by financial deregulation, by trillion dollar handouts to financial gangsters who have, so far, destroyed half of Americans' retirement savings, and by the monetization of debt.

The next shoe to drop will be the dollar's loss of the reserve currency role. Then the US, an import-dependent country, will no longer be able to pay for its imports. Shortages will worsen price inflation and disrupt deliveries.

Life for most Americans will become truly stressful.

Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan administration. He is coauthor of The Tyranny of Good Intentions. He can be reached at: PaulCraigRoberts@yahoo.com

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Karl Rove Confronted Twice........


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via Truth is Contagious by J Walter on 6/5/09

Former Presidential adviser Karl Rove was confronted by members of WeAreChange Ohio at Denison University in Granville, Ohio and in Chicago at the Chicago Theatre by WeAreChange Chicago. Rove was asked about the "Angel is Next" threat that was made on 9/11 and the machinations of the Bush Administration to force the bailout through Congress in 2008.


According to historian Webster Tarpley, the "Angel is Next" threat is central to understanding the crime of 9/11. It shows that the parallel government controlled through the NSA was the real perpetrator of 9/11, because only a source inside of the "National Security" structure would have access to the code words used on 9/11.

Rove claimed that the agents that received the call originally heard the message "Air Force One will be next," and the message was later changed to the coded form. He told the audience at Denison University that the threat caused a "great deal of consternation."

Rove stated that Barksdale Air Force Base was in the middle of a nuclear test drill, which was part of a massive series of wargames occurring on the morning of 9/11. In fact, the U.S. military had aircraft deployed across the continent in a warfighting posture, unlike anything seen in the post-Cold War era.

Interestingly, Rove also stated that the government could not guarantee the airspace over Washington on 9/11. This further illustrates that 9/11 was perpetrated by a criminal element within the government. If this had been a loyal American administration, it would have done everything to protect the capital. Instead, fighter jets were sent in various directions, including over the Atlantic while much of the capital was left unguarded.

Rove scurried away from WeAreChange Ohio after the event in Granville, but Rove was protested by activists weeks later outside of the Chicago Theatre, where he appeared with James Carville. A number of the protesters shouted reminders of the Bush Administration's vicious crimes, including 9/11:


The activists in Chicago also tried to talk to the Socialist and Communist groups who where there protesting Karl Rove. However, once We Are Change tried to educate the leftist groups about the left-right paradigm the leftist groups declined any interviews.


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Why The Chinese........


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Paul Craig Roberts
June 4, 2009

If a person lives long enough, he can watch everyone forget everything they learned. 

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  When will the Fed remember that printing money does not lower long-term interest rates?

Everyone includes Federal Reserve Chairmen, economists, Bank of America "strategists," and even Bloomberg.com.

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke thinks he can hold down US long-term interest rates by purchasing mortgage bonds and US Treasuries.  Sixty years ago the Federal Reserve understood that this was an impossible feat.  After an acrimonious public dispute with the US Treasury, in 1951 the Federal Reserve forced an "Accord" on the government that eliminated the Fed's obligation to monetize Treasury debt in order to hold down long term interest rates.

President Truman and Treasury Secretary John Snyder wanted to protect World War II bond purchasers by preventing any rise in interest rates, which would mean a decline in the price of the bonds.

The Fed understood that monetizing the debt to hold down interest rates meant loss of control over the money supply.  The policy of suppressing interest rates could only work until the financial markets anticipated rising inflation and bid down the bond prices.  If the Fed responded by buying more Treasuries, the money supply and inflation would rise faster.  

Since Fed Chairman Bernanke announced his plan to purchase $1 trillion in mortgage and Treasury bonds in order to help the housing market with low interest rates, interest rates have risen.  When will the Fed remember that printing money does not lower long-term interest rates?

According to Bloomberg (June 3), Bank of America strategists are recommending that investors buy Fannie Mae bonds because the rise in interest rates means the Fed will ramp up its purchases in order to prevent rising interest rates from adversely impacting the struggling housing market.  When will financial gurus remember that printing money does not lower interest rates?


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Treasury Secretary Geithner is another economic incompetent.  He told China that he stood for a "strong dollar," but that China should let its currency appreciate relative to the dollar, which, of course, would mean a weaker dollar.  He simultaneously told China that their investments in US Treasury bonds were safe.

His Chinese university audience, being economically literate, laughed at Geithner. 

It apparently did not dawn on the US Treasury Secretary that if Chinese money is rising in value relative to the US dollar, the value of Chinese investments in dollar-denominated US Treasury bonds is falling.

Congressional Democrats are proving themselves to be as stupid as the Republicans.  According to the Associated Press, the Democrats have reached agreement to appropriate another $100 billion to continue the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through the end of the year. 

What are the Democrats thinking?  The federal budget for this year is already 50% in the red.  Why add another $100 billion to the red ink, which has to be monetized, thus causing inflation, higher interest rates, and a weaker dollar.

The red ink that Washington is generating is a far greater threat to Americans than any foreign "enemies."

The hubris is extraordinary.  A bankrupt government that has to send its Treasury Secretary begging to China thinks it can spend limitless amounts in a futile effort to control the culture, mores, and political system of distant Afghanistan.


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