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Originally posted by Chinesis
Originally posted by GreenBicMan
reply to post by Chinesis
In another thread I will debate all of this (as countless times before).
The answer in the end is that there is no perfect monetary system. In addition to that Americans are 100% reliant on the fractional reserve banking system. Something we can not do without - and if you have a credit card or a loan for your house you are perpetrating exactly what you are going against.
But wouldn't want to ruin this sweet FoxNews video that you all got going on here and derail such a great thing.
Let me know when and where this thread will be, I'll be waiting for it.
As it is, however...
A fractional banking system isn't necessary in our society and
*WE* can do without it.
However the #1 element tied to the *why* credit is deemed
so important isn't due to the credit companies, rather it is due to
the limited thinking involved with persons who are too wrapped
up with their personal possessions, leases and so forth.
Disagreement alone doesn't ruin a thread.
It's pretty conceivable any thread that has faux news in it where
a guest is easily handing them their a$$ is a good thing.
I'm quite aware no monetary system is perfect, but as it is currently:
the state is in collusion with those entities and private interests who
have quietly but swiftly put a value on each and every birth, and unbeknownst to the masses, have double dipped into that fund time and time again.
Originally posted by wcitizen
reply to post by mnemeth1
By power I mean the power to make the decisions. Basically, the role of Government is to act in the best interests of the people. So, that is what should inform their decisions.
However, the Government is not free to make its own decisions. It is the Corporations, who wield all the economic power, who make the decisions and tell the Government what to do.
For example, in the Gulf right now - who is making the decisions, who has the power?
If you look at the financial institutions behind the scenes, you will see Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Haliburton, BP, etc.
If you look at who is making the rules there, it seems clear it is BP, in collusion with the other interested financial parties, who are in control.
Obama goes down there to give a fictitious 'respectability' to their decisions and antics, to pretend the Government is in charge.
The videos we receive tell us otherwise. Yes, the Government is corrupt - but in whose interests does this corruption always point? It points to the Bankers and the big Corporates, in whose interest all decisions are made...because they control the money, and therefore they control the Government.
Who do you think makes or breaks political candidates? It is the corporations who fund them. They decide who will be a candidate, and who will win an election. They select individuals who will put corporate interest first. An honest politician of integrity will not get their financial backing, and therefore has no hope of a political career.
Why do you think JFK was murdered? Do you think it's a coincidence that he died shortly after a) thwarting the corporate war machine (BIG profits) and b) Because he was going to put an end to the corporate power through the demise of the Federal Reserve?
Originally posted by wcitizen
reply to post by GreenBicMan
Yes, pretty sure. You can do a google search. They are owned by shareholders, but the main shareholders/CEO's are the Rockefellers - from what I have read so far this seems to be the case.
Sometimes there is a 'holding company' but all control seems to lead back to the Rockefellers.
Originally posted by zerocd
A simple Google search for Rockefeller and Drug Companies turns up an awful lot of hits. There seems to be an endless amount to review. A brief examination illustrates how third parties (stockholders) under Rockefeller control and holding companies are deeply entrenched in the drug industry.
The Rockefellers had years of bad press from drug accidents/deaths and changed their strategy to distance themselves from liability and association.