if this isn't a real Manifesto...it should be because it sounds exactly like what is happening this very day...
The Bankers' Manifesto of 1892
Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr. revealed the Bankers Manifesto of 1892 to the U.S. Congress somewhere between 1907 and 1917.
We (the bankers) must proceed with caution and guard every move made, for the lower order of people are already showing signs of restless commotion. Prudence will therefore show a policy of apparently yielding to the popular will until our plans are so far consummated that we can declare our designs without fear of any organized resistance.
Organizations in the United States should be carefully watched by our trusted men, and we must take immediate steps to control these organizations in our interest or disrupt them.
At the coming Omaha convention to be held July 4, 1892, our men must attend and direct its movement or else there will be set on foot such antagonism to our designs as may require force to overcome.
This at the present time would be premature. We are not yet ready for such a crisis. Capital must protect itself in every possible manner through combination (conspiracy) and legislation.
The courts must be called to our aid, debts must be collected, bonds and mortgages foreclosed as rapidly as possible.
When, through the process of law, the common people have lost their homes,
they will be more tractable and easily governed through the influence of the strong arm
of the government applied to a central power of imperial wealth under the control of the leading financiers.
People without homes will not quarrel with their leaders. History repeats itself in regular cycles. This truth is well known among our principal men who are engaged in forming an imperialism of the world. While they are doing this, the people must be kept in a state of political antagonism.
The question of tariff reform must be urged through the organization known as the Democratic Party, and the question of protection with the reciprocity must be forced to view through the Republican Party.
By thus dividing voters, we can get them to expend their energies in fighting over questions of no importance to us, except as teachers to the common herd. Thus, by discrete actions, we can secure all that has been so generously planned and successfully accomplished.
Originally posted by Hx3_1963
reply to post by David9176
Well considering the Fed is Illegal to begin with, why do we need a HR for anything?
They could give a Rats Hat less what we have to say...and are going to do whatever they want...
Greenberg, Paulson & Helicopter Ben have pretty much said as much..
I say we get Clint Eastwood, Chuck Norris, John Cena and a few others and take care of business!!!
Originally posted by jd140
Star 4 U!
Originally posted by Hx3_1963
reply to post by David9176
What would John Cena do, pretend to hit them or kill them with his bad acting?
But seriously, if Cena can get Big Show up, just think of the STFU he could put on Helicopter Ben & Tiny Turbo Timmy!!!
And McCarthy is a good analogy to what we could see when the Government starts to devour it's self...
[edit on 3/28/2009 by Hx3_1963]
I think she has the right idea about this Cap-n-Trade spit...
Another Michele Bachmann Radio Eruption
Bachmann says she is having meetings on April 9th in Saint Cloud at 1 PM and Woodbury at 4 PM featuring Chris Horner, a global warming skeptic who, according to Sourcewatch has received "more than $2 million in funding from ExxonMobil since 1998, among other corporate funders". We'll try to find out more about these meetings.
Bachmann is a strident global warming skeptic. According to this blog post, Bachmann heckled Al Gore about global warming at the Inauguration:
It’s a question the press didn’t dare ask, but a second-term Minnesota Republican congresswoman wasn’t afraid.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, told participants in a Jan. 26 Americans for Prosperity teleconference that at President Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 20 she had asked former Vice President Al Gore if it was cold enough for him and noted this wasn’t “exactly a global warming day.” The 19-degree temperatures were too cold for even a quartet to perform a piece arranged by composer John Williams, forcing them to prerecord the performance.
“On the Inauguration Day, Dr. Tom Price [GOP U.S. congressman from Georgia] can attest to this – we were freezing to death, sitting there during the inauguration, with our blankets huddled up there,” Bachmann said. “We were asking Al Gore when he came in through the door, ‘Hey Al, is it cold enough for you down there? This isn’t exactly a global warming day.’”
Bachmann cites an expert... her brother, a weatherman:
According to Bachmann, the earth is entering a stage of prolonged global cooling. She cited her brother, who dismisses the theory of anthropogenic global warming.
“My brother is also a certified meteorologist,” Bachmann said. “He agrees with you. He said there is nothing to this global warming phenomenon. As a matter of fact, we are now in a long-term global cooling stage.”
Bachmann also warned about pending cap-and-trade legislation and said it would not only have an economic impact.
“The cap-and-trade legislation is something that we all need to be very worried about, because what it would do in effect is give government the right to control almost every aspect of our lives. The economic impact is one thing. The freedom impact is almost worse because almost every activity that we engage in involves energy and government would now have the right to put a tax and control energy, which means they would have a right to control almost our every move.”
Now...who's an American and who's a puppet for the NWO???
U.N.'s Ban says slump may lead to political crisis
Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:34pm EDT
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, on Monday said the crisis would push millions into poverty and unemployment, risking social unrest and even war.
Ban used his Moscow speech to call on countries to use anti-crisis stimulus packages to help fight climate change.
"My answer is it would be very smart to invest a certain proportion of this stimulus package in green growth and by doing this we can catch two birds with one stone," he said.
"If we are going to spend trillions of dollars on the global stimulus packages let us be smart and tackle climate change at the same time."
and how she'll be distributing information against it at an upcoming event in the district. "I want people in Minnesota armed and dangerous on this issue
More at Link...
Despite FOIA Victory, FBN Finds Government Holds Back
For a government that espouses greater transparency, the Obama Administration’s definition of the term can seem rather opaque.
The overwhelming majority of some 10,000 pages released to the FOX Business Network in the cable channel’s successful Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of the Treasury seeking documents related to the Troubled Asset Recovery Program were redacted.
That left thousands of blank documents, whited-out sentences and page after page of little more than lists of email recipients, senders and subject lines.
FOIA experts say FOX Business’s situation -- and frustration -- is hardly unusual.
“This is part of the inherent limitation of FOIA,” said Rick Blum, coordinator of the Sunshine in Government Initiative, a nonprofit coalition of media groups. “FOIA is a very powerful tool that allows the public to obtain documents it should get from the government. But there are a lot of problems with it.”
For instance, a tactic often employed by the government to stall release of a given document is to cite a deep backlog of requests and then delay until interest in that document wanes. Another tactic for withholding information is to cite one of several legal exemptions that allow for redactions, and then black out much of the information released.
Recent reforms to FOIA now require the government to explain why certain information has been redacted, and that’s an improvement, said Blum.
“They need to very clearly give you the statutory basis for the blackout, so if you want to fight it, at least you know what you’re fighting,” he said.
Originally posted by David9176
reply to post by Darky6K
You did know that there are 2 separate legislations to audit the federal reserve to show transparency?
One if a by a Democrat in the senate...Bernie Sanders I believe.
The other is Republican Ron Paul in the house...who has at last check..44 sponsors.
This isn't about reps and dems.
Transparency of the federal reserve is extremely important to the people of this country.
UPDATE 1-JPMorgan not sure will disclose stress test results
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) - JPMorgan (JPM.N) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Friday the company is "thinking about what we want to do" about releasing the results of a government stress test on the company.
Dimon said the company already conducts stress tests on its performance and makes regular disclosures, but would not say that JPMorgan will make public the results of the regulators' test.
The U.S. government is testing 19 of the largest U.S. banks to see how they would perform under more adverse economic conditions than they are expected to face. Officials have said the tests are not pass/fail, and are instead designed to determine the amount of capital they might need if conditions further deteriorate.
The government has until the end of April to complete the tests.
Dimon, speaking after a meeting with President Barack Obama and other top bank CEOs, also said that "we don't need the money, we don't need the capital" when asked if JPMorgan planned to participate in the government's toxic asset plan.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday provided more details on a government plan to cleanse banks' balance sheets of up to $1 trillion in distressed assets.
Further, Dimon said the mark-to-market accounting guidance that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has proposed will "mean almost nothing to us" but might help some other banks.
FASB plans to vote next week on the guidance, which would give banks more leeway to interpret how they should apply mark-to-market accounting standards.
Mark-to-market accounting is aimed at giving investors an accurate view of financial companies' books, but some banks and lawmakers have blamed the rules for accelerating the financial crisis.
Originally posted by Hx3_1963
If it's not covered in the first 10 or 12 Amendments, (I don't really count anything after, being as the 13th-16th are quite muddled and illegal in my view), there is no basis for it and what's to vote about?