reply to post by LadySkadi
Right up my alley, LadySkadi, because I have always seen Wall Street as corrupt.
Off the top of my head a few books come to mind before I begin my lenghty reply.
Wall Street and the Rise
IBM and the
Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation
Amazon Review :
This is the third and final volume of a trilogy describing the role of the American corporate socialists, otherwise known as the Wall Street financial
elite or the Eastern Liberal Establishment, in three significant twentieth-century historical events: the 1917 Lenin-Trotsky Revolution in Russia, the
1933 election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States, and the 1933 seizure of power by Adolf Hitler in Germany.
Each of these events introduced some variant of socialism into a major country — i.e., Bolshevik socialism in Russia, New Deal socialism in the
United States, and National socialism in Germany.
Contemporary academic histories, with perhaps the sole exception of Carroll Quigley's Tragedy And Hope, ignore this evidence.
On the other hand, it is understandable that universities and research organizations, dependent on financial aid from foundations that are controlled
by this same New York financial elite, would hardly want to support and to publish research on these aspects of international politics.
The bravest of trustees is unlikely to bite the hand that feeds his organization.
It is also eminently clear from the evidence in this trilogy that "public-spirited businessmen" do not journey to Washington as lobbyists and
administrators in order to serve the United States.
They are in Washington to serve their own profit-maximizing interests.
Their purpose is not to further a competitive, free-market economy, but to manipulate a politicized regime, call it what you will, to their own
It is business manipulation of Hitler's accession to power in March 1933 that is the topic of Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler.
The Creature from
Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
Amazon Review :
Was IBM, "The Solutions Company," partly responsible for the Final Solution?
That's the question raised by Edwin Black's IBM and the Holocaust, the most controversial book on the subject since Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's
Hitler's Willing Executioners.
Black, a son of Holocaust survivors, is less tendentiously simplistic than Goldhagen, but his thesis is no less provocative: he argues that IBM
founder Thomas Watson deserved the Merit Cross (Germany's second-highest honor) awarded him by Hitler, his second-biggest customer on earth.
"IBM, primarily through its German subsidiary, made Hitler's program of Jewish destruction a technologic mission the company pursued with chilling
success," writes Black.
"IBM had almost single-handedly brought modern warfare into the information age [and] virtually put the 'blitz' in the krieg."
The crucial technology was a precursor to the computer, the IBM Hollerith punch card machine, which Black glimpsed on exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust
Museum, inspiring his five-year, top-secret book project.
The Hollerith was used to tabulate and alphabetize census data.
Black says the Hollerith and its punch card data ("hole 3 signified homosexual ... hole 8 designated a Jew") was indispensable in rounding up
prisoners, keeping the trains fully packed and on time, tallying the deaths, and organizing the entire war effort.
Hitler's regime was fantastically, suicidally chaotic; could IBM have been the cause of its sole competence: mass-murdering civilians?
Better scholars than I must sift through and appraise Black's mountainous evidence, but clearly the assessment is overdue.
The moral argument turns on one question: How much did IBM New York know about IBM Germany's work, and when?
Black documents a scary game of brinksmanship orchestrated by IBM chief Watson, who walked a fine line between enraging U.S. officials and infuriating
He shamefully delayed returning the Nazi medal until forced to--and when he did return it, the Nazis almost kicked IBM and its crucial machines out of
(Hitler was prone to self-defeating decisions, as demonstrated in How Hitler Could Have Won World War II.)
Black has created a must-read work of history.
But it's also a fascinating business book examining the colliding influences of personality, morality, and cold strategic calculation.
Amazon Review :
"A superb analysis deserving serious attention by all Americans.
Be prepared for one heck of a journey through time and mind."
Publisher/Editor, Ron Paul Report
Member, House Banking Committee
"What every American needs to know about central bank power. A gripping adventure into the secret world of the international banking cartel."
Asst. Professor of Economics, Auburn Univ.
Coordinator Academic Affairs,
Ludwig von Mises Institute
"A magnificent accomplishment - a train load of heavy history, organized so well and written in such a relaxed and easy style that it captivated me.
I hated to put it down."
Publisher/Editor, Dan Smoot Report -- Publisher/Editor, Dan Smoot Report
Wall Street has always been a focal point for history because it is where the big dogs play, those power elite families that end up powering our
country into war, famine, and economic crashes, and those three books alone are an eye opener in just how corrupt the elite who trade on the floor of
Wall Street are, those proverbial snakes in suits.
Just after the end of WWII the O.S.S. being crippled by Truman found it's power in manipulating, blackmailing, and sidestepping Congressional and
Executive Branch controls, to get re-opened into the C.I.A., this has been well documented.
Because those running the O.S.S. found out how just nice and cozy those bastards on Wall Street were to the Adolph Hitler, and just how he got funded
to get into power to begin with, through Wall Street, and how he found the Jews, through I.B.M., among other businesses, and the elimination of them
was brought to fruition because of these secret deals and back-alley actions.
Wall Street's hands are dirty, filthy, and despicably bloody not only from WWII though.
More often than they are the direct reason behind our financial woes because of short-selling, selling of airline stocks like on 9/11, and other
highly questionable actions.
The Great Depression would never have happened if not for Wall Street and the smooth criminals who do the things they do behind the scenes, the
That the governing body over the Stock Exchange is the S.E.C.
little to no difference.
Quote from : Wikipedia : U.S. Securities and Exchange
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (commonly known as the SEC, except in the Southern United States, where the SEC usually means the
Southeastern Conference) is an independent agency of the United States government which holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal
securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets.
The SEC was created by section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (now codified as 15 U.S.C. § 78d and commonly referred to as the 1934 Act).
In addition to the 1934 Act that created it, the SEC enforces the Securities Act of 1933, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act
of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and other statutes.
When in bed with criminals, criminals will let criminals act, will they not?
Just wait until you find out by reading those three books that the criminal actions are still being pulled off to this day, without our consent, or
that they have broken it down to such a convoluted and compartmentalized degree, most people do not see it.
I am speaking about a program born through Nazi Germany, taken up through I.B.M., and continued to this day as the bio-chipping which is coming sooner
than most think.
Don't believe me?
I've tracked it all through Wall Street and found each and every little bit and piece.
You should go take a look at the corporation called Destron Fearing
Quote from : Destron Fearing
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solutions to match the ever increasing complexity and opportunities related to animal identification. Since 1945 we have provided innovative products
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Don't be a sheeple or cattle, know the truth, follow the money.