The Rothschilds tell American and Britain that "Toll Roads" will help their economies

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posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 08:45 PM
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Wow, the Rothschilds even tell our DOT what we're gonna do now? Hmm, I guess those pesky Rothschilds have total control eh? Like I and many others here at ATS have said before!
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Goldman Sachs Wants You to Pay-by-the-Mile to Drive on U.S. Roadways

By Mark Anderson

According to an independent British newspaper editor, in the not-so-distant future, English drivers will be charged based upon the number of miles they drive, as is being done step-by-step in America.

On January 12, AFP interviewed Mike Robinson, the editor of the UK Column, a liberty-minded newspaper not unlike AMERICAN FREE PRESS.

“Road charging,” as it is called in England, is widespread, he told AFP, as fiber optic cable has been laid along most English roads to help track vehicle travel by the mile so drivers can be charged.

“It has been on the European Union agenda for quite a long time,” he added.

His comments came amid recent news of a radical plan to raise $200 billion by privatizing “the motorway network,” as Brits call it. The plan was presented to the three main political parties by NM Rothschild, the influential investment bank, British news sources say.

The Rothschild bank, called “an architect of several privatizations,” reportedly made its pitch in the weeks running up to the summer recess back on July 21, 2009. Bankers told leading politicians that the sale of the roads overseen by the [public] Highways Agency—all motorways and most “big trunk roads”—could help revive battered public finances. This is the same story Americans have been told.

True to form, toll-road companies and “infrastructure funds” would compete to operate and maintain stretches of the British toll network.

In one version of this scheme, the British government would pay for upkeep through a system of “shadow” tolls. A more radical and less politically acceptable option would be for private companies to charge motorists directly through privately owned toll booths or electronic card readers.

And how did U.S. politicians get the idea that privatizing roads was an acceptable future? Two words: Goldman Sachs, according to noted Texas columnist Ed Wallace.

“Yes, large Wall Street investment banks, led by Goldman, started advising states across the nation on how to raise fast money by diverting the most necessary publicly owned assets—roads—into private ownership,” wrote Wallace. “You have to admit, it’s brilliant, because it’s a forced and guaranteed market: Americans can’t get out of driving.”

And as Daniel Schulman and James Ridgeway wrote in a scathing article, “The Highwaymen,” in January 2007, “Many similar deals are now on the horizon, and MIG and Cintra are often part of them. So is Goldman Sachs, the huge Wall Street firm that has played a remarkable role advising states on how to structure privatization deals—even while positioning itself to invest in the toll road market.”



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posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 10:17 PM
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What a wonderful idea...

It eliminates tourism as an industry.
It reduces profits of per gallon taxes for general road maintenance.
It eliminates job recovery through auto-manufacturing and all side jobs related like the guy that brings hot lunches.
It eliminates housing development in urban sprawl.

It eliminates almost any chance of a true economic recovery. No wonder we are in the mess we are in now from listening to these geniuses.

Here is a better idea, confiscate the wealth of the world's top 5% and then execute them. Simple, quick, effective and just as completely idiotic of an idea. Sustainable growth is to create the tide that lifts all ships. Grubbing a few pennies from the downtrodden to replace your gold-plated toilet handles with solid gold ones does nothing worthwhile.


[edit on 10-2-2010 by Ahabstar]


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posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 10:33 PM
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FYI,

Rick Perry (our "beloved" governor) here in Texas is doing a bang up job of making toll roads. Zachary ( a BIG contractor on the roads) is a big contributor to him...AND Kay Bailey!

The TransTexas corridor is the grand daddy we're fighting him on! THOUSANDS of acres will be taken for this. Farmers will have property BISECTED....WITH NO INGRESS OR EGRESS BUT THOSE ON THE HIGHWAY! Business on the highway? Owned by the State (its "their" property). This monster will be MILES wide!

BTW, this goes from Mexico to Canada folks.

Why does it matter to any non-Texans? (If this wasn't enough?)

THIS BAG OF FECES IS GONNA RUN FOR POTUS! Don't believe me? Ya'll watch and see.

Palin (I WAS a supporter) has shown here true colors....she's endorsing this SOB.

Then she has the nerve to go to a TEA party. The TEA party has officially been coopted.

TEXANS!

Debra Medina is the only constitutionalist running in Texas. Ron Paul is pale compared to her.

Remember her on March 2 at the primary's.

Unless you like toll roads


Excellent post! sandf!


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posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 10:42 PM
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Why doesn't this have a thousand flags?

Selling roads paid by US.

Charging us for roads WE built.

Will they discontinue the gas taxes? I THINK NOT!

This government needs to be stopped and stopped NOW!



posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 10:47 PM
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Hey lets do it....

All US Citizen's Pay $100 a year for unlimited access and miles to all roads.

All Illegals Pay $1000 a year for unlimited access and miles to all roads.

If your last name is Rothschild, you pay $500,000 for every mile driven on OUR roads. Oh and a yearly membership fee of $1.5 million just because your a bunch of aholes.

Welcome to the roadways of America!


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posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 10:47 PM
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So when the hell will the Rothschilds be dragged out of their mansions and summarily executed by a pissed-off crowd?



posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 11:20 PM
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Corporations own most…and almost all toll roads, many of them are foreign firms. Another issues that is leading us down a very dark road (pun intended).

rgseymour



posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 11:27 PM
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Imagine what this could do to the cost of TRUCKED food?

If I was a , oh billionaire like say Warren Buffet, I might be smart enough to buy all the Rail Roads .

Nah, would never happen.



posted on Feb, 9 2010 @ 11:41 PM
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why wouldn't paying tolls be akin to double-taxation, which is supposed to be illegal? Our "tax dollars" are already collected in order to pay for improvements to roads, no?

[edit on 9-2-2010 by TXRabbit]



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 01:30 AM
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It has nothing to do with tolls or taxes. They print and digitally create all the money they need anyway.

This is about check points, and trying to set them up everywhere 'under the radar.'


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posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 01:43 AM
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The problem is; no one will do anything about it because we are slaves to bureaucracy. People pissed off or not for paying these taxes and tolls will just keep taking it in the rear happily to have their McDonald's value meal and grateful to have a cheap run down apartment in a shanty style slum.

Apparently, we are money producing beings that just flower and exhume money from our pores that the rich are privileged to just take from us freely.

Give us your money, give us your money. You don't need it; only a few of us do.

The last time I checked; I have less and less money with each new tax that jacks the cost of my living up. I guess we all have to pay to live, that's what god wanted. Life must be taxed to death.

When do they start taxing squirrels, ants and cockroaches?

I know one thing for sure; I am tired of these god-damn leeches.



[edit on 10-2-2010 by YouAreDreaming]



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 02:32 AM
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What a great way to subtly enforce a voluntary curfew on people, make them PAY to go out and about in their cars, mind you that wouldn't be a bad thing , then the Governemnts wouldn't make as much money in fuel duties as people wouldn't driv their cars.
Besides I'd like to see how they put the monitoring equipment on a motorcycle if at all?



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 02:52 AM
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Road are our lifeblood.. (not sure if the same can be said for the US but I will assume it's a yes) any increased costs in transport will be passed on through the supply chain (each stage of the supply chain will add their little bits, this is capitalism after all) and the end result will have a negative impact on the Economy, rather than a positive one.

BUT I see this as another stealth tax.. the amount WE will have to pay for the bailouts is going to cause pain and unrest therefore THEY need to come up with lots of stealth taxes to claim they are keeping actual taxes as low as possible.. which is a LIE.. The UK is pretty much full of stealth taxes as it is.. They are even proposing a Victims Levy on parking fines.. beware the stealth tax..

Anyway they are welcome to try the toll road idea here in the UK.. Since it'll create a very nice backlash, I'd be suprised if one isn't brewing already over the cost of fuel.. mine has gone up by £8 per tankfull over the last couple of months.. and I feel for the commercial drivers who are struggling to make ends meet with all these increasing costs..



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 03:24 AM
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I couldn't agree more, its way past time. Ask any Palestinian if the time has come!



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 06:53 AM
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this feels like yet another poke with a sharp stick at the populace to see if they will show their teeth...

Perhaps it will take something like this for people to unite - remove their license plates and give TPTB the bird?

b


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posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 07:00 AM
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Toll roads? Because the poorest people in our countrys arent poor enough? I agree with killing the top 5%.



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 07:08 AM
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From Article---“Road charging,” as it is called in England, is widespread, he told AFP, as fiber optic cable has been laid along most English roads to help track vehicle travel by the mile so drivers can be charged.

here in America, we call that invasion of privacy.

When I was reading that, all it said to me was "we want to track your every move, every turn, every mile.we must know where you are at at all times so we can control you and take all your money."


Edit-Or is it just me?


[edit on 10-2-2010 by Common Good]



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 07:23 AM
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I agree that the top 5% of the wealthy should be taxed and that would take us out of that hole. But road toll's also do alot of good I think you just embellished on the negative.


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posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 07:43 AM
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The Rothschilds should be removed from power.

How much damage have these losers and their endless schemes visited upon this planet of ours? They try to buy their way to godhood by expending lives and extinguishing the souls of the living. They are evil on an epic scale.



posted on Feb, 10 2010 @ 07:50 AM
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how does this work? how will busses run? how will taxi drivers pay? driving instructors? delivery vans and couriers, anybody who has to drive for a living is gonna go bankrupt...just another way for the government to tax us.

i remember this "pay as you drive" scheme being on the news about 9 months ago. i think its disgusting...they even had the cheek to say they would abolish vehicle tax in replacement. people who drive for a living would rather pay £150 a year for a taxi or a car then to pay by the mile.

i think the majority of the public dont like this tho so surely if enough people revolt they wouldnt do it????





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