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Our US Oligarchy and how we got here

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posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 06:50 PM
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I just finished reading a great article over at "Global Research" that covers the path to our current US Oligrachy. It starts in the year 1913 and covers every President and their contributions to where we are today. A lot of you might be well aware of the information presented, but I found it a great read.

1913 was a pivotal year that brought to fruition the meticulously laid out agenda conspired in total secrecy of the Jekyll Island Coup d’Etat that culminated with the Federal Reserve Act signed by President Woodrow Wilson establishing the deceptively covert, privatized central banking cabal of the Federal Reserve Board. The other illegal 1913 coup that was part of the low-blow, one-two near knockout punch against the American people was the birth of the federal income tax. Thus the foundation of today’s globalist Ponzi scheme on the verge right now of implosion gained its lethal foothold into our lives just one year before “the war to end all wars.”


Read more, discuss...

Abolish the Federal Reserve




posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 06:57 PM
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a reply to: ugmold

Federal Reserve is a private bank, not a government agency. You know they are up to no good, even the name (the Fed) is deceptively used to fool us into thinking the government has control of the money supply.

They don't...



posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 07:00 PM
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a reply to: ugmold

You'd probably enjoy reading the book "The Creature from Jekyll Island".

Check it out if you get the chance.



posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 07:20 PM
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a reply to: ugmold

You have taken the red pill, it gets much much worse.

A brief list of recommendations to get started:

Socialism - Ludwig von Mises

The Road to Serfdom - Friedrich Hayek

For a new Liberty - Murray Rothbard



posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 07:33 PM
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a reply to: ugmold



Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.


Still no sign of that statesman then?



posted on Feb, 19 2015 @ 09:58 PM
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Our forefathers gave their sacred gift of free agency to other men. That's what happened. Tyranny is the inevitable result. Call it a "democratic republic", "corporate oligarchy" or whatever you want, you have relinquished your free agency to the will and whim of others--usually morally bankrupt, elitist sociopaths. And you continue to do it, over and over again, in what increasingly appears to me (as the years move on) as some sort of hypnotic cult ritual (civic participation).

Anyway, what did you think was going to happen? Our problems run far deeper than the Federal Reserve.



posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 12:19 AM
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a reply to: ugmold

Even federal reserve had limits on their power when people were willing to persecute crimes

Now

No persecutor dares persecute big boys

That is how countries die



posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 02:26 AM
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in what increasingly appears to me (as the years move on) as some sort of hypnotic cult ritual (civic participation).
Anyway, what did you think was going to happen? Our problems run far deeper than the Federal Reserve.


Very cryptic Nth. Ominous even. Care to pin point anything specific? I'm not being antogonistic here, I'm just interested it more of what you have to say.



posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 02:29 AM
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This is an excellent (long but easy to watch) video, which starts quite a bit earlier in time but does focus on that era.



posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 11:37 AM
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step 1:
1913-
central bank manages to plant roots in.

step 2: ???

step 3:
2013- (100 years later...)
government shuts down for a few days because they're out of the money that everyone seems to think they control


I see what you did there...



PS- Greencmp knows what he's on about-



You have taken the red pill, it gets much much worse.



I hope you weren't planning to enjoy knowing things ever again.



posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 04:57 PM
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a reply to: ugmold

For a real ride down the 1913 rabbit hole, follow the link in my sig.



posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 10:14 PM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire

Very cryptic Nth. Ominous even. Care to pin point anything specific? I'm not being antogonistic here, I'm just interested it more of what you have to say.

Well, my point is that the Fed is just the tip of the iceberg. A symptom of a much more serious disease--that of the concept of money itself and the institutionalized commodification of resources.

It is because of these ideas that we have governments in the first place. What other reason is there for having a government at all? To preserve the consolidation of wealth and power (concepts that themselves wouldn't exist without a "this is mine and that is yours" mentality) in the hands of the wealthy and powerful. That's it. And it is a form of bondage that prevents the vast majority of us from reaching our full potential.

Having said that, the Fed is indeed a prominent symbol of this monstrosity, and exposing it for what it is, how it really functions, and what purposes it serves, can offer an effective "entry point", if you will, of learning about how manipulated we all really are. I just get weary of all the attention the Fed gets, as if we get rid of it and all our problems go away.

If you get rid of the Fed, it will just be replaced with something similar, because few people are willing to endure the radical life changes that would result if we truly freed ourselves from the slavery of money. Therefore nothing really changes. You will still have the rich and the poor (and the ideas of them), and thus conflict over the control of commodities will never end. You will still have rulers, and you will never be free. Oligarchy is the inevitable result of how we perceive our relationship with the world around us and the resources we share.

We've got that perception skewed pretty bad.

As for the cultish aspect of civic participation, I think that's for another thread.




posted on Feb, 20 2015 @ 11:17 PM
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It likely began much earlier with the rise of the robber barons.



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