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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Soon Coming Freedom is Slavery

The American government -- which we once called our government -- has been taken over by Wall Street, the mega-corporations and the super-rich. They are the ones who decide our fate. It is this group of powerful elites, the people President Franklin D. Roosevelt called "economic royalists," who choose our elected officials -- indeed, our very form of government. Both Democrats and Republicans dance to the tune of their corporate masters. In America, corporations do not control the government. In America, corporations are the government.
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“Overcriminalization” describes the trend in America – and particularly in Congress – to use the criminal law to “solve” every problem, punish every mistake (instead of making proper use of civil penalties), and coerce Americans into conforming their behavior to satisfy social engineering objectives. Criminal law is supposed to be used to redress only that conduct which society thinks deserving of the greatest punishment and moral sanction.

But as a result of rampant overcriminalization, trivial conduct is now often punished as a crime. Many criminal laws make it possible for the government to convict a person even if he acted without criminal intent (i.e., mens rea). Sentences have skyrocketed, particularly at the federal level. Global Trends
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    Mon, 24 Aug 2009 00:42:36 GMT
    "In a normal economic cycle, an inventory-led recovery would be followed by corporate capital expenditure, leading to employment expansion. Rising employment leads to consumption growth, which expands profitability and more capex. Why won't it work this time? The reason, as I have argued before, is that a big bubble distorted the global economic structure. Re-matching supply and demand will take a long time." ... Click here to read more
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    "A little over two weeks a go I posted an article highlighting the looming threat of increased prime mortgage defaults. Since then it has been reported that one in three foreclosure actions are now prime mortgages. It had been one out of five foreclosures in the first quarter this year." ... Click here to read more
S. 30: Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009

1 comment:

  1. FREEDOM is slavery? ...and SLAVERY is freedom?

    IT is true to the extent that SOME of us like to be used, but SOME of us loves to use people.

    NONsense or common sense will ultimately rest upon the beholder, obviously.

    IN this sense it simply balances out,
    ... NATURALLY.