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The 'Me-First, Screw You Crowd' Are No Longer Hiding Their Antics

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posted on Oct, 11 2009 @ 07:49 PM
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They're pitting the people against the people here. They want people who are well-off to be afraid of those who aren't. They want people who aren't well-off to be jealous of those who are.

The truth is that most of our country's wealth is being siphoned off not by you and me, not by your neighbors, but by your government. They're trying to get you to point fingers at everything but the real problem.

About 1/3 of American income is taken in income tax. Another 10 percent in state tax, another 10 percent in sales tax, then there are a hundred other taxes... so many that by the end of the day 2/3 of what we earn for ourselves is being consumed by someone else.

Our government in 2001 confessed that they "lost" over $2 trillion dollars. Black budgets consume over a trillion dollars a year. Income tax another trillion. The military industrial complex takes another trillion.

There is a huge parasite sitting on everyone's backs and it wants us to blame each other

The ridiculous bureaucracy, the unnecessary spending, the waste, the fruitless effort, the consumption of resources, the destruction from war, the senseless pushing and shoving of paperwork and people that defines the government has got to stop, or this leech we call government will grow so large feeding on its host that it will eventually kill both of them.

I don't give a d#!%$ if someone makes more money than I do. What I care about is the fact that there is twice as much spending hidden from us by our government than we get to spend on ourselves. No wonder we're having economic problems!

Divide and conquer is the modus operandi. Let's not fall for it this time. We all know who is collecting all the money, and it's not our neighbors, no matter what part of town they're living in.




posted on Nov, 7 2009 @ 03:48 PM
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"I work in non-profit so I see this all the time. I have a hundred stories like this, of decent people who can't catch a break. Yes, there are lazy people, but this economy shows no mercy to anyone--even the hard workers. "

People wake up read Daivid Icke, we're bailing out AIG, CIT, etc not the working people but the elite.

WAKE THE FRIG UP Sheeple.

Now research mind control......the rabbit hole goes way deeper than even the story line on the movie "Matrix".

Reality is often stranger than fiction.

Wake up and instead of watching the boob tube or reading Lucy Loves Luke, research some serious stuff. The knowledge is out there (for now). Take back your mind.

[edit on 7-11-2009 by ofhumandescent]



posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 09:34 AM
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A star for your excellent post.

Now, start researching the companies (and who owns them) that have benefited from the war we are currently in.

WMD What a lie that turned out to be.

Not to mention only one country has ever used an WMD on another country TWICE! (August 6 and 9, 1945)

America is owned lock stock and barrel by the large corporations.

If you are not one of the haves and have mores you are a slave.

Slaves that don't know they are slaves won't rebel and prisoners that do not realize they are imprisoned will not try to escape.



posted on Nov, 30 2009 @ 05:22 PM
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I am all for myself and to hell with the rest of humanity.

That is exactly why humanit sucks.

You are either service to self or service to others.



[edit on 30-11-2009 by ofhumandescent]



posted on Nov, 30 2009 @ 05:35 PM
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Once again,
Division of the masses works.

You can take every penny of profit that businesses make and it will

NEVER BE ENOUGH.

Never.

Not ever.

You want to get enough taxes to pay for universal healthcare?

You've already got them, but they are being misused and diverted to other issues.

You want enough money to cover the poor?

We've already got it but it's going to take care of the rest of the planet instead of Americans.

You want the big business to pay their fair share?

Tax em into the dirt when they build, grow, make, manufacture and create everything outside of the US but expect us to still pay for it with fewer jobs.

You want education to be reformed and fixed?

We spend more per student than the rest of the world and have the worst results. Get government out of education and let kids reach their potential.

We spend more money than any other country on the planet and most of that expense is a colossal waste.

We don't need more taxes we need more common sense and less interfering government.



posted on Nov, 30 2009 @ 05:39 PM
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Kicking corporations out of our politicians beds. What a great idea. It won't be easy though...most of the corporations put them into politics in the first place, so they go way back. And if they don't go way back, corporations are great at dangling the carrot, and if that doesn't work resorting to even more nefarious acts of coercion, such as blackmail and threats.

Yeah, lobby reform would be wonderful too, but who's going to vote for that? Add term limits to the lobby reform and you'd fix a lot too. But here again, who's going to vote for it. I think a lot of us know what's wrong but just don't know how to fix it...or fix it fast enough. What's the answer?



posted on Dec, 6 2009 @ 12:19 PM
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Prison Planet.com
Friday, March 6, 2009

Rupert Murdoch’s Twentieth Century Fox corporation has admitted to planting political brainwashing within its globally popular TV shows and indeed boasts that it is proud of the fact.

A corporate video currently being showcased on another part of Murdoch’s media empire, MySpace.com, shows Fox executives and stars of its universally recognized shows bragging about how they use the platform of hit shows that are broadcast globally to implant messages about the supposed threat of global warming.

This is not the first time Fox have been enthusiastic in propagandizing for the establishment. In 2003, Rupert Murdoch himself admitted that the corporation had “tried” to help the Bush administration sell the war in Iraq.

The text accompanying the video states, “In 2006, News Corp. embarked upon a company wide initiative to reduce the size of its carbon footprint.”

The means by which this “initiative” was carried out is then made clear by a plethora of clips from Fox’s most popular shows – the Simpsons, King of the Hill, Family Guy, Prison Break – which are all loaded with messages about global warming and the need to do something about it.

“What could we do on a practical level to start making a difference,” asks one executive before another answers, “The biggest thing we’ve done is inserting messages about the environment into some of our content.”

In other words, Fox has embarked on a deliberate campaign, which could only have been done with the coordination of the script writers of each program, to force people to accept the pseudo-science of global warming by brainwashing them into accepting it as a reality. This has been achieved by weaving in messages about climate change and having popular characters in the TV shows embrace specific tenants of the global warming manifesto

“The most powerful way we could communicate the commitment on behalf of our company, was to change the practices within the production, as well as work in a message about global warming, about environmental changes, about empowering people to take responsibilities,” states Fox chairman Dana Walden.

We’re also treated to the vomit-inducing sight of Kiefer Sutherland, who plays the torture loving Jack Bauer in 24, sounding about as genuine as a 3 dollar bill reading off a teleprompter about how Fox is committed to reducing its “carbon footprint”.

This again goes to show that the acceptance of global warming as a reality by the general public is not being accomplished as an organic reaction to scientifically proven threats, but by propagandists artificially piggy-backing the climate mantra on the back of fictional TV shows passively absorbed by people in their millions.

This is key because of the process that people’s brains undergo when they are watching television. Political messages implanted in fictional television programs will always enjoy a receptive audience.

According to an Associated Content article, “Studies have shown that watching television induces low alpha waves in the human brain. Alpha waves are brainwaves between 8 to 12 HZ. and are commonly associated with relaxed meditative states as well as brain states associated with suggestibility.”

Experiments have shown that less than one minute after the viewer begins to watch television, the brain switches from Beta level consciousness, associated with active and logical thought, to Alpha level, which is associated with passive acceptance and suggestibility. This is why advertisers spend billions a year on commercials as well as product placement within TV shows themselves.

The scale of what Fox is admitting to here is staggering, and the fact that they even boast about what they are doing beggars belief. As Darryl Mason sardonically comments, “I never realised just how much I’d learned about the dire threats of global warming-induced climate change simply by watching immensely, globally popular Murdoch/Fox entertainments like The Simpsons and 24.”

Millions of people not just in America but globally are being educated, or should I say re-educated, about the highly complex and highly debatable topic of global warming, not through a reasoned public debate between advocates and skeptics, but through fictional cartoons, comedies and drama shows produced by a monolithic corporation that has its tentacles deeply embedded into the same establishment that is trying to sell global warming in order to introduce a CO2 tax and regulate people’s lives

From: www.prisonplanet.com... (Cute Simpson video at this link as well



posted on Dec, 6 2009 @ 12:21 PM
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Originally posted by Tinman67
The world is being ran like a giant Monopoly game. Eventually some will end up with everything. The money isn't real, ownership of property is an illusion and if you think you can enter the game at a beginning level now and win, you are a chump.
They keep us fighting amongst ourselves over scraps. Keep us in fear of the shadows. Let them eat cake.


Tinman, you know the score. A Star for your post.



posted on Dec, 6 2009 @ 12:22 PM
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You also are an enlightened one. A star for your excellent post.

What most people don't realize is we are intricately connected, like legos.

What affects one affects all of us. We are all hooked together, like differennt cells in a body (the body called god).

Live long and prosper.



[edit on 6-12-2009 by ofhumandescent]



posted on Dec, 6 2009 @ 12:28 PM
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Many of the "poor" were simply born into a situation they have little control over. Maybe it is Karma?

Maybe your challenge for your soul's progress is to lift up those poor unforntunates - are you up to the challenge?

We all hang together or die alone.



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