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The Corporate Hijacking of America

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posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 08:17 PM
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How do you hijack a large, powerful, previously representative democracy?

They first hijack a society with psychological means via fuzzy, feel-good, mind & intellect numbing, advertising. That begins to co-opt public debate, opinion & focus which
hijacks the culture.
Creating inroads for political control when they aren't flat out stealing elections.

Eventually they hijack your economics & eventually they will hijack your very lives.

They advertise themselves as the 'solution' to all your woes instead of honestly admitting they are at the heart of most this nation's problems.

They will dictate that unless you become another of the corporate maggots like 'we are' you will be left to die in the very annihilation they have left in their devouring, catastrophic wake.
Corporations must feed off the very corpse they toppled.

We have danced with the very devil,

when does the charm & romance wear off to see the monster behind the party of deception?

Soon enough for some self-salvation?

Soon enough to avoid drug induced date rape?

Or after one is so addicted to the illusional junk the TV advertising & media propaganda that you can't face cold turkey withdrawal?

And when does America become proud to be rational human benefactors, instead of pride junkies for mass murdering psychos & their endless wars at & through the Corporate Pentagon?

When do you wake up from your Pavlovian training & realize that 'support the troops' is not a policy,
it is a veil for the evil that runs every part of this hijacked nation.

They are tax dodging parasites that feed off the very infrastructure you & your grandchildren pay for with your taxes.

They & their hired whore lobbyists actually write the words & letters of the very legislation your treasonous so-called representatives vote for.

Where working for the American people's best interest is considered 'politically impossible',
how exactly does that make sense in any kind of healthy democracy or republic?

it doesn't.

When do Americans or anyone wake up to complicated, usually messy imperfect answers & solutions instead of simple, deceptive, ruinous candy coated lies?

When do you turn off the corporate propaganda media stream?
After they have hijacked virtually all of the independent grass roots sources that might actually get some relevant adult facts & information in your direction?

IF you have to go to war, it makes more sense to be ASHAMED of your failure to find a better action, especially in invasive, adventurous wars of choice for imaginary things,

designed to bankrupt your nation.

War is an act of shame.

Soldiers & warriors of a nation are an embarrassment, arguably a sometimes necessary embarrassment.

A failure of innovation, creativity & imagination to conquer the very worst of primal male inclinations to psychotic violence & fabricate conflict out of nothing.

The Corporate Pentagon is the very heart of treason, the very worst perversion of true self protective American patriotism.

God i am pissed.
& i am frightened at just how effective the psychological, cultural co-opting & hijacking that has been in operation in this nation over the past few decades,
when i have been alive to see it.

And yes this is an enraged rant,
but i challenge any deniers of it to present any rational, credible evidence to the contrary of its assertions.

I live here & care about it for that single rational reason by itself.
And THAT is REAL organic patriotism,
not the phony 'patriotism' of prissy psychotic liars dressed up in uniforms creating havoc & treasury looting terrorism around the globe instead of guarding our precious borders, lives & economic good sense at home.

[edit on 5-7-2010 by slank]




posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 08:24 PM
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Step 1: Kill God and replace God with another symbol of faith. This is money.

Step 2: Kill the nuclear family. Suburbia has done this and the "American dream" which is to get rich.

Step 3: Bring a mafia style control to your management of control systems. Central Bank

We need to all become bank robbers at the non-federal level.

Peace



posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 09:14 PM
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I think the problem with the very concept of a corporation, is that it (by its very nature) has no body... ergo no soul.

You cant reason with the corporation. You cant hug it. You cant kick its ass.

Honestly, corporations should have much more accountability.

Dave

[edit on 5-7-2010 by daptodave]



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 07:22 PM
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This corporate hijacking doesn't necessarily have to be a consciously conspired or contrived thing, whole or in part, it could be a totally organic passive process,

that is still equally as devastating.

Just like the oil drifting onto South Coastal beaches & marshes it doesn't have to conspire to do that, it just does it as a function of its inherent characteristics.

It is just like global warming & the gulf oil spill, it is functionally irrelevant where it came from [other than stopping its increase] we still, as responsible adults have to deal with it,
either that or live with the ruin it creates.

Granted on a psychological basis we much more easily clench onto things where we can find or in a lot of cases paint a villain,

But it is destroying this country & possibly the world & perhaps leading to an Earth humanity extinction event & we must rise to that in all cases.

daptodave makes a relevant point.

It is sort of the amorphous characteristic of a corporation that makes it much harder to assail when they go so egregiously rogue.

It is a little like a ghost or distributed being, when you punch at it, it just flows around it, mostly unfazed.

And when you have thousands of ex-patriot, global conglomerates, it becomes like a wall of molten lava flowing to incinerate & destroy you & everything you care about in its path.

I suppose we have similar problems addressing social paradigms that are self-defeating to ourselves as a nation & as a species.

But somehow we have to or at the very least our lives will be in ruin, & quite possibly the entire globe may be scoured of all the last traces of living humans.

We have to find the tools of conceptualization, & then implement them appropriately, effectively & soon & without hesitation or pause.

[edit on 6-7-2010 by slank]



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 07:40 PM
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Corporations are nothing more than a group of people working together voluntarily to achieve a common goal.

Without the power of government, corporations are nothing.

Bailouts, cronyism, kickbacks, government contracts, favorable regulation, regulations that restrict competition, government leases, government control of resources, etc.. etc.. etc..

Without government, corporations are nothing.

We have classic Fascism here in America today.

Corporations in bed with government.


[edit on 6-7-2010 by mnemeth1]



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:08 PM
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Some legal scholars look at corporations as entities. The problem with the entity view, is a corporation is not real as you pointed out.

Other legal scholars look at corporations as a nexus of contracts. The corporation is where executives, shareholders, employees, customers, and other stake holders intersect. The government or some other entity can affect or control the corporation by controlling the contracts the corporation enters into.

For example, the government can put limits on oil drilling a corporation's subcontractors perform. Or to give you another example, the government can put limits on the compensation corporate executives receive.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:20 PM
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Originally posted by slank
This corporate hijacking doesn't necessarily have to be a consciously conspired or contrived thing, whole or in part, it could be a totally organic passive process,


No. It was consciously conspired and contrived. I saw charts in the early 90s from IBM, Microsoft, and a few other very large corporations that they used at a meeting to outline how they were going to do the "layoffs" in small bits so as not to set off alarms or triggers or red flags (I forget how they put it) in people or government.

This way, they could keep "the noise" down for a longer period and could count on people calling other people who were affected "alarmists" and before people realized what was happening, it would be too late. I wish now I had saved them.

It's been contrived since Reagan killed the unions.

It's been contrived since they started telling our kids they weren't smart enough.

It's been contrived since American corporations started investing more in schools in China and India than in their own country.

It's been contrived since American corporations started selling off pieces of themselves and their people to communist governments.

It's been contrived since they leaned on governments to allow unprecedented numbers of HN1 visas.

It's been contrived since they refused to look at actual cost analyses of shipping work and whole companies offshore and overseas.

This is not an "organic" process in any way, shape, or form.

This was a deliberate dismantling of a country.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:21 PM
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What happens if your a minority with limited spending potential or poor as f--- anyway? Guess they can care less about you then. Your not a earner so you don't exist.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:21 PM
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What happens if your a minority with limited spending potential or poor as f--- anyway? Guess they can care less about you then. Your not a earner so you don't exist.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:26 PM
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There is so much truth and history to all of this that we cannot even begin to scratch the surface. I encourage each and every one of you to get into research mode and make it your personal mission to discover the plot that has been laid against each and every one of us - a plot that has evolved for over 100 years!

Some things worth noting is that the plot was formalized against the American people in 1913 and was cemented as our new reality in 1933. It was at that point that our legal system adopted the Uniform Commercial Code and eliminated Common Law, throwing away ALL previous precedents handed down from the Supreme Court. In essence, our reality began anew under a rigged set of rules and America as it was founded ceased to exist on that very day - it became a Corporation.

At that same time, it's "Citizens" also became corporations which were used to secure loans from the federal reserve. Yes, you read that correctly, YOU are a corporation! Your social security number is proof of such and you are chattel, that is "owned" into servitude by the federal reserve.

Everything you do is considered "Trade" and is governed by contracts that you unwittingly enter into. Even marriage is nothing more than a merger of two corporations, which is why it must be licensed. Your driver's license is the same thing, a contract with the state. In fact, it even gives the state ownership of your vehicle in exchange for the "Priveledge" of driving.

Some of the secrets are revealed in the 14th Ammendment regarding "Citizenship" and "Equal Protection". Dig deeper and one will discover that the 14th Ammendment was changed but NOT ammended.

I apologize for not being more specific but I could literally write a 200 page dissertation on this topic. I promise to come back and post more if this thread demonstrates a reasonable amount of interest as the research is tedious and time consuming - but the devil is ALWAYS in the details and the lawyers are Satan's minions!



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:33 PM
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Originally posted by mnemeth1
Corporations are nothing more than a group of people working together voluntarily to achieve a common goal.

Without the power of government, corporations are nothing.

Bailouts, cronyism, kickbacks, government contracts, favorable regulation, regulations that restrict competition, government leases, government control of resources, etc.. etc.. etc..

Without government, corporations are nothing.

We have classic Fascism here in America today.

Corporations in bed with government.


[edit on 6-7-2010 by mnemeth1]



america is NOT a democracy anymore. We are a passive(softcore)facist regime. A corperatist plutocracy ran by banksters and the rothchilds,builderbergers etc.

bread and circuses worked 2000 years ago and it works not. People put confort and selfish ambitions above control or truth. The fascists know this and they con us every time with the same only bulls--- game.

How come over 80% of the wealth/resources are owned by 1% of the population? So what's answer? Thats how much we let them get way with. We're the stupid ones not them.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:38 PM
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Yes right on............read my location.

I've been saying this for years.

Hopefully you'll get more recognition than I did.

When enough people wake up and revolt we may have a chance, but it may already be too late.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:42 PM
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Originally posted by ofhumandescent
reply to post by slank
 


Yes right on............read my location.

I've been saying this for years.

Hopefully you'll get more recognition than I did.

When enough people wake up and revolt we may have a chance, but it may already be too late.



why are people afraid of democratic socialism or direct democracy? Its really kind of funny.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:47 PM
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probably because they don't work.

neither does fascism.

the solution to government corruption is not more government.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:51 PM
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Originally posted by mnemeth1
reply to post by Xenopathic Investigator
 


probably because they don't work.

neither does fascism.

the solution to government corruption is not more government.



Whats your definition of "work"? For the few or the many.

fascism is designed to work primarily for the few. So fascist goverments work.

There are plenty of socialist governments in europe that aren't dictatorships. Is canada a dictatorship?



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:56 PM
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Well, they don't really work.

We are experiencing what happens when government tries to run an economy through central planning.

The federal reserve is right out of Marx's Communist Manifesto.

When the government centrally plans interest rates and controls the supply of money, what ends up happening is a massive misallocation of resources.

Investors look at interest rates as they do any other price. When that price is artificially messed with, it causes them to make the wrong investment choices.

This is where our boom-bust business cycles come from.

Right now the government is responsible for 40% of all spending in America.

Do you think it would be better if they were responsible for 90% of all spending?

America grew the most and was the most prosperous when it had the least government.



[edit on 6-7-2010 by mnemeth1]



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:59 PM
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A corporation is a legal device that defrays, alters the standard interactions between individuals.

In some sense it dehumanizes a group or individual with a depersonalized operating legal vehicle.

It often works as a mask for the individuals running it.
By depersonlizing [depersonality-izing?] it it makes it much less accessible to engagement, interaction by people/individuals.

It creates a kind of lateral displacement of load in an engineering sense.

"Oh, it is not me doing it, it is the 'Corporation' doing it."

Deflection of emotional acess, deflection of responsibility.

In accessibility is the main altered paradigm.

other, opposing, additional or alternate opinions?



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 09:02 PM
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A group of individuals has the same rights as a single individual.

There is no difference.

Voluntary groups of people working together toward a common goal is not the problem.

The problem is when those groups of people take control of government and use it to cause all manner of mischief.

Corporations only become a problem when they by-pass the market by using the force of government.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 09:05 PM
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No, wrong.

Corporations are entities owned by a very select elite rich few who are calling the shots.

What you see as corporations are the goons that run these monsters.

The real entities, the owners are nameless and behind the curtain, hidden from view.

Dig deeper.

[edit on 6-7-2010 by ofhumandescent]



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 09:08 PM
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Considering that I can start a corporation of one person, I think you are wrong.

In fact I have started a corporation of one person.

Myself.



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