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NAPOLITANO: What if our democracy is a fraud?

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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 07:48 PM
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Judge Napolitano is one of the few guys I would vote for as a new POTUS. Just posting this as some of his latest rants and articles..... many of the things he says I personally agree with.

What if the government believes in make-believe? What if it made believe that the people have a voice? What if it made believe that the representatives of the people are the people? What if it made believe that the governors are the servants of the people? What if it made believe that all men are created equal, or that they are not?

What if the government made believe that it is always right? What if it made believe that the majority can do no wrong? What if the tyranny of the majority is as destructive to human freedom as the tyranny of a madman? What if the government knows this?

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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 07:55 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

What if Judge Napolitano realizes that 9-11 was a nuclear event, or that the air wasn't 'safe to breathe', or that George Herbert Walker Bush went from being a small oilman to drug running to herding assassins to head of the CIA to VP to having his best friend and biggest campaign contributor's son try to assassinate Reagan which would have made Bush president, but instead worked all for the best because it gave Bush a chance to be President in Actuality for 12 long years, not to mention set in place everything needed to get his idiot son into the same office for even 8 more years, thus making the whole Bush Crime Family richer than Midas and having the vast majority of anyone who would challenge them die in small suspicious plane crashes, or have heart attacks, or be globally embarrassed by sex scandals or come down with weaponized cancer or (fill in your favorite technique here), all to solidify the power of the Fourth Reich in America?



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:10 PM
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Bu its very nature, Democracy as practiced in the West is a fraud, always has been.

We supposedly elect people to govern, but they govern as they choose, not as we would want them to.

We see some level of fraud at every election, so it happens but, when was the last time you heard of an election being nullified?

Democracy as it is played today, is an illusion.

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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:26 PM
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" NAPOLITANO: What if our democracy is a fraud? "

Not " What *IF* "

But "How Long" has it been a fraud ?

When did the Fabian Socialists actually gain ground ?

Was it the central banks ?




posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:30 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

Yes Phoenix 358, our democracy has become an illusion.

(The above line is to be read in your head in the voice at the beginning of this video: )



I've been listening to that song non-stop for the last few days, it strikes me as relevant in modern times.

There's really two sides to this argument: The first is, Democracy in modern times is deeply flawed, because those who win are those who are deeply skilled at the arts of influencing people's thinking and behavior. So in other words, methods to control, manipulate and influence other people are highly valued in a democracy, and as technology advances that can lead to ever more dangerous situations.

However the other side is to ask exactly what those natural rights are, and who enforces them. There's a certain type of principled conservative/Republican I really do respect, but in recent months I've ran into other types, people from the "get the government out of our way so we can intimidate people with OUR guns to get what we want" crowd, who do not impress me in the least. I have no interest in small, rights respecting government if it only leads to other, new local tyrannies springing up to fill a power vacuum.

Peace!

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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:30 PM
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The Judge is right again. 2012 was proof enough for me. 2008 was proof enough for others, and I'm sure many other elections before that were shams.

Grassroots candidates are a fairy tale dream now, especially since the last election. The establishment only allows some to run to make people think this is still America. It's pretty sick.
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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:32 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky


Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people.

Soft despotism gives people the illusion that they are in control, when in fact they have very little influence over their government. Soft despotism breeds fear, uncertainty, and doubt in the general populace. Alexis de Tocqueville observed that this trend was avoided in America only by the "habits of the heart" of its 19th-century populace.

en.wikipedia.org...

Bold is mine for emphasis.

The Judge is spot on, in my humble opinion.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:43 PM
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Only an educated are suited to be a free people. Our public education no longer educates.

Only a moral people are suited to be a free people. A moral person is a person who can govern him or herself. When you lose that basic morality, you must be governed, but absolutely let's continue on with this idea that there is no objective right or wrong. Government loves it because then they get to compel us to behave for own "good."



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 08:50 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

"What if?" thinking is associated with acute anxiety disorder and I believe the Judge is accurately reflecting a bang-on picture of how citizens are feeling, both in the US and Canada. We know we have all been deceived, cajoled, outright lied to and robbed, and we also know that injustice will happen whenever it is expedient for the government to have its own way and spin the ensuing story in whatever way it feels like doing. At the root of this disorder is fear, and for a while now our fears have been reflected on this site in copious threads, as people awaken to the certainty that the countries we cherished and loved no longer exist in the form we knew them to be.

The values we cherished and still look for no longer exist in our leadership, as they answer to shadow directives from their hidden or not-so-hidden masters who are closing in on ultimate control of our nations. I believe we are now facing the grim reality that the dark shadowy groups are well on the way to winning and we have lost as they move towards the end game. The US has been used by them to be the war machine that enforces their whims. No one asked them to police the world except their masters, and they complied, disrespecting national boundaries to conduct whatever disruptive actions that were ordered in whatever continent.

I hate to be a pessimist. However it should be obvious that our countries are no longer under our control. We are nothing to them. I pray that with this awareness the citizens will not allow our society to completely disintegrate as they tighten the screws.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 09:28 PM
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I live in a republik not a democracy, well I used to believe so anyway.
Now it is truthfully some sort of a fascist oligarchy.
Judge said what if, LOL.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 09:46 PM
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The "What if's" are truth IMO for the most part. Getting people to inquire more into them. His "What if's" have been shared in the past, so am familiar but the OP source link has an "internal error" - try this link.


Judge Napolitano's 'What if...' amazing speech

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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 09:59 PM
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So, another right-winger wants to get rid of our representative form of government? This has been a very consistent meme on the internet for the last several years. Apparently it's bad that normal people won't vote for things like giving up all our rights and money, so they want to impose an aristocracy.

Anyone who wants to take away your right to vote is a traitor as far as I'm concerned.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 10:23 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

I'm in most cases, as conservative as they come. I think Judge Napolitano's cheese slipped off his cracker quite a while ago. To begin with, we're a republic and not a pure democracy. As it stands, our republic mostly works as intended. Yes there's plenty of abuses happening to harm the republic from the inside, but it is still a functioning republic and if we act on the rights endowed to us as citizens in this republic, we can effect the changes we desire. However, there are many, including myself that don't exercise those inalienable rights to effect those changes. So the government acts as it does, moving along like a rolling train, until we push it onto another track. Until that time comes, it will roll on the track with the least resistance. People refer to the government like a huge ship . Making a turn is slow and and takes effort. So we need to exercise those rights more to force the ship to turn. Our reps need to know they will be held accountable and will be voted out if they don't hear our voices.
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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 10:27 PM
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a reply to: CB328

I think you are completely missing the point and the sentiment of the statement. In this particular case I don't believe Napolitano's political beliefs have much to do with his statement.

You may want to reread it, and think before reacting.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 10:44 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

In my humble opinion our democracy has been a fraud since December 23, 1913. The day the Federal Reserve act was signed into law.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 10:52 PM
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originally posted by: Osiris1953
a reply to: xuenchen

In my humble opinion our democracy has been a fraud since December 23, 1913. The day the Federal Reserve act was signed into law.
Can't disagree there. Have to wonder why we as a nation, chose to voluntarily give up the constitutional right to print our own money and instead gave it to an outside entity that we have to pay a vig to for that right. Last time we did that was a few months before Kennedy was shot. Guess there might be a message in there somewhere.
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posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 11:07 PM
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a reply to: Bilk22

I tend to believe Kennedy was assassinated for daring to defy The Fed.

Not only did we give up the right to print our own money, we gave up our rights to control our own economy as a whole. We have been turned into a debtors nation due to the collective activities of the Federal Reserve, which of course only benefits them. They have near absolute control over the economy's health. Not only through more obvious means, but also through a practice called quantitative easing which more or less, in my opinion, has been pumping "free" money into the economy....

This has been ongoing for quite a while and has been tantamount to a drug on Wall Street. QE is ending in October.... Things may get ugly. The Stock Market and our overall economy may suffer greatly and no president, senate, or congress can or will do anything about it. Again, just ask Kennedy.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 11:24 PM
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a reply to: 727Sky

I love the judge but he is wrong................THIS IS NOT A DEMOCRACY. I am sorry to yell but the founding fathers did not want a democracy so they gave us a republic ruled by law instead. The problems we face in this country is a direct result of forgetting and ignoring this fact.





When the very people trying to defend freedom can not get it right it makes me really wonder about the future of this republic.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 11:38 PM
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a reply to: Osiris1953

I thought Kennedy actually signed legislation that reduced the Treasury Notes and gave the Federal Reserve "authorization" to print $1 and $2 dollar bills ?

I think the legislations and EOs were to eliminate silver from coins also.

I have to look this up.



posted on Jul, 26 2014 @ 11:42 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

I also believed this please post or PM me what you find out.




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