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Was the USA meant to be like Switzerland?

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posted on Jun, 6 2010 @ 06:50 AM

Switzerland was established in the 14th century, even though they did not finish their current constitution until the 19th century.

They have partial direct democracy with a parliamentary representative system. They are modeled around states' rights, or Canton rights as they would call them.

They are neutral and have been for centuries, being a mostly rural farming community high up in the mountains it kept them away from the problems that were ravaging the rest of Europe. They eventually became a hub of Capitalism, Agrarianism and Inudtrialization. Finding a balance with a heavily free-market Capitalism mixed with minor amounts of government regulation and intervention.

They have low tax rates

13 - 25% for Corporate Tax
0 - 13% for Income Tax
0% for Payroll Tax
3.6% for Value Added Tax
4.2% for Goods and Services Tax
7.6% for Sales Tax

Do you think the founders envisioned America like a very large Switzerland?

[edit on 6/6/10 by Misoir]

posted on Jun, 6 2010 @ 07:31 AM
reply to post by Misoir

I think it would be the other way around, since the Swiss Constitution came after the American Constitution, according to you.

With that being said, I think America went wrong when we allowed the London bankers to set up shop. America had been fighting the 'Bank' since it's conception and it is arguable that this was one of the main reasons for breaking from the British in the first place. It was one of the main reasons for the War of 1812. Several times along the way, after the revolution, the American people lost out to the banks but it was only short lived each and every time as the American people would quickly regain their freedoms back from the 'Bank'. However, in 1913, the 'Bank' finally won when the Federal Reserve Act was signed into law by Woodrow Wilson. The 'Bank' finally won, for good and at that very moment, the "American dream" was lost to history.

With the passage of the Federal Reserve Act came income-tax and the IRS. We essentially became wage-slaves and handed our sovereignty over to a group of international bankers who's only interest in the well-being of the US, is for policy.

I truly believe that had we not handed our country to the Bank, America would be the once great nation that she was supposed to be. Now, the 'Bank' owns us and every we possess.

Do the Swiss have a central banking system? They sure do, the Swiss National Bank, however over half of that bank is owned by public institutions such as the various cantons.


posted on Jun, 6 2010 @ 08:38 AM
reply to post by Misoir

Was the USA meant to be like Switzerland?
It has been for at lest the last 80 years. Since the 1930's leading into WW2 when both America & Switzerland were funding the NAZIS. Seem to me they were both alike.

Wall Street funded Nazis

How Bush's grandfather helped Hitler's rise to power

Report Blames Switzerland For Funding Nazis

[edit on 6-6-2010 by acrux]

posted on Jun, 6 2010 @ 11:08 AM
The full "purpose" of the USA, according to Manly P. Hall, the great guru of masonry, is only known to the founders. The US is sometimes called the great "masonic experiment", but we get hints from Francis Bacon in New Atlantis. Bacon is sometimes called the "true" father of America.

Comparing the USA to Switzerland, at least from an economic viewpoint, certainly there seems to be a similar role, but on a bigger scale. But consider the fact that the USA serves as the global military force. That may be more to the point, with a strong economic base (at least at one time) being necessary to make serious militarism feasible.

A related issue, not at all off-topic, would be the purpose of the recently created nation of Israel. Without getting into the whole tail wagging the dog thing, Israel at least outwardly functions as a USA / NWO appendage. It's function, from a historical perspective, is not merely to provide a flash-point for the perpetual war, but to serve as a safe zone for wealthy and powerful Jews, who may occasionally get caught. They need not fear extradition, regardless of the crime, they are "safe", as long as they can get to Israel. Since Jews play a central role in rolling out the NWO, such a safe-haven was deemed necessary, and has seemingly done the trick. The net result is that Jews, now literally "above" the law, can execute orders without undue fear of personal repercussions.

Perhaps you will agree that the issue of Israel actually may relate more closely to Switzerland. It serves a similar purpose. If you can simply get your ill-gotten gains to Switzerland, they will be "safe". Another important piece of the puzzle, if your aim is to one day control the entire world.

Each nation plays it's role, and if any essential pieces were missing, it would be much harder to accomplish that ultimate goal, which is complete total global power for the elite.

JR MacBeth

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