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Its all interesting and makes one wonder will it happen again?
The American Liberty League was a U.S. organization formed in 1934 by conservative Democrats such as Al Smith (the 1928 Democratic presidential nominee), Jouett Shouse (former high party official and U.S. Representative), John W. Davis (the 1924 Democratic presidential nominee), and John Jacob Raskob (former Democratic National Chairman and the foremost opponent of prohibition), Dean Acheson (future Secretary of State under Harry Truman), along with many industrialists, notably Prescott Bush and members of the Du Pont family.
The League stated that it would work to "defend and uphold the Constitution" and to "foster the right to work, earn, save and acquire property." The League spent between $500,000 and $1.5 million in promotional campaigns; its funding came mostly from the Du Pont family, as well as leaders of U.S. Steel, General Motors, General Foods, Standard Oil, Birdseye, Colgate, Heinz Foods, Chase National Bank, and Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. It reached over 125,000 members and supported the Republicans in 1936.
Originally posted by TheMythLives
reply to post by Britguy
Wow I cannot wait to dive into reading that. It really looks interesting. I appreciate everyone's contribution to this thread and let keep it growing.
Teresa Heinz Kerry is married to John Kerry, who ran against President Bush. Now here's the wierd thing: John Kerry and Bush are both apart of the Skull and Bones society and Bush's Grandpa (Prescott) worked with the owners of Heinz to overthrow FDR (as stated above), but here's something wierd: Kerry and Bush are both connected through the skull and bones and connected by family to the Business Plot. Coincidence?
Originally posted by TheMythLives
reply to post by 1curious1
Absolutly they are a great example of that is the Bush's look at them, the Rothschilds, and every other big name. Its all connected, but for finding the dots is hard to do. Lets see what else we can dig up, the 1920's through the 1950's is were we probably need to focus that time period sure did uncover a lot of stuff like the Busines Plot.
Originally posted by ProfEmeritus
reply to post by TheMythLives
Here is some information for you. Again, it deals with collaboration with Hitler and the Nazis. National Socialism, of course, relies on corporations for its real power, and since we are heading towards National Socialism in the US very quickly, let's look at the corporations involved with Hitler. When I post this external source, you will be shocked, I believe, when you see what corporations were involved. (Hint- they are the ones getting bailed out now)
I wonder if they really need or needed bailing out. What better way for these criminal syndicates and families who run our lives to launder vast amounts of money right before our eyes? It's like military, supply policy dictates that only new contractors and companies can be used by them to stimulate new business in America. These companies or contractors- false or not- have to bid for the government military contracts, typically, any contractor or company who has been in business over five years or who has already been contracted before do not retain priority over the new upstarts. These bidders are legally required to make honest accurate bid assessments and and sign a contract saying so upon submitting a bid application. Then the lowest or reasonably near lowest, but, presumably better quality contractors or companies are to be approved for the contracts. So how is it that the military knowingly takes false and inflated bids on almost every aspect of it's contracts parts, service, product, or other types of contracts, when a layman doesn't even need an oversigfht review to see the law is perpetually violated and then have the audacity to claim it is politics and the law which has their hands tied. And they are not alone. NASA's $20,000 wrenches are a blatant violation of federal contract laws, yet, we see the abuses everywhere. Is it that the proper authorities can't do anything, or won't do anything, or, is it possible they're afraid to do anything.
Do these companies really need bailing out, or are we seeing, falsified books, and watching the public mobsters transferring wealth to already wealthy industries. If they really are as bankrupt as they claim, isn't it only because they took a loss on profits that customarily range in the billions. Wouldn't they real solution be to downsize the companies and/ or costs to accomadate profits in the millions or hundreds range instead of feeling and acting as though they deserve to maintain a billion dollar and growing annual industry. Should the law requiring Corporations to make a profit make an exception allowing the Corporation that has outgrown itself to downsize and take a hit on profit margins to maintain the security and life of the Corporation. These folks aren't idiots, entirely, they know what their doing.
Bailouts, you say. Money Laundering, I say.
[edit on 11-1-2009 by PhyberDragon]
REPLY TO: PhyberDragon
Originally posted by audas
I am not sure that this has been discussed - however:
The movie The Corporation (an absolute MUST WATCH) opened my eyes to the idea that capitalist America is very keen to own everything, very. Further there is strong sense of tradition in America starting with the founding fathers of limited government, and of course, the power of capitalism, the puritan spirit and of course the free market.
All of these combine to create a natural state in America in which corporate control of the white seems a natural state of affairs, in deed couple this with neo conservative ideals of quick decisive action and doing whatever it takes to acheive the means of maintaining american supremacy at home and abroad especially through circumnavigating the cumbersome mechanisms of international law and domestic constitutional red tape then you have a VERY powerful argument and basis for governing society - indeed to the world - through corporations.
Indeed there would be almost NO need for a war, or military coup, as the world is ALREADY at this point. With institutions such as the UN completely ineffective and the government ham strung by intellectual amoebas while the congress and senate are completely controlled by the K-Street Gang and their lobbyists in the Capitol while at home the division of production (consider the B52 stealth bomber which has production in every state) ensures control of senators fromt he state perspective.
My theory has long been that the Bush adminstrations goals have been to simply bankrupt the government, in so doing private institutions be they global or domestic, banking or otherwise would then be in a position to "step in" and assume control through a benevolent gesture of providing the services required whilest country is in turmoil.
The banking bailout is the last straw in this process - it matters not who is in control Obama or otherwise as there is simply nothing which can be done.
There is simply NO denying that America is Bankrupt, the world is slowly but surely coming to this conclusion and are starting to turn their backs, and despite the parochial view of many of you there will be no world wide collapse - we are already experiencing the effects of american failure, total failure is only another inch on the scale.
The resulting "bankruptcy" will mean that no government can take over without having to honour the debts of the government, howver private enterprises would be able to assume the mantle with a clean slate.
Hope you enjoyed the read -
Do these companies really need bailing out, or are we seeing, falsified books, and watching the public mobsters transferring wealth to already wealthy industries.
Awesome I was trying to find Newspapers at my local library, but found none. Glad you were able to add that it is highly important to show that the powers that be controlled many things back then and control more today.