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Originally posted by Danbones
Israel has some nice new jets and stuff though
Betcha that would have bought a lot of cheese burgers for the Peeps
and boosted manufacturing
which is sorely lacking in the so called recovery
recover means to bury something again
like the truth.
Originally posted by Darkrunner
And if you don't think there are people out there who would milk unlimited/lifetime unemployment benefits, you have your head in the sand.
Originally posted by NWOnoworldorder
reply to post by SaturnFX
this is utterly disgusting! im not american if from the uk but this is horrendous! how can they live with thierselves by cutting peoples benefits?...its not as though there are plenty of jobs to go round is there? what about families with young babies and children? how will they feed thier babies or clothe them?
its not as though they were given plenty of notice to at least try and secure some kind of income! but yea food safety more important, i dont even know what they mean by food safety?! that enough gm products are in our food? that were getting that steady dose of poison?
so its ok just let people starve to death, make them homeless, and near christmas?? uuurgh im sickened!!
Originally posted by Erasurehead
reply to post by Darkrunner
I have to agree with you Darkrunner. My brother in law did the same thing. He milked unemployment for almost 2 years. When he was about to get cut off from benefits he actually started looking for a job. He found a job 2 weeks after he started looking.
It's called unemployment insurance for a reason. It is meant to keep you going until you find another job not support you for life. I think 99 weeks is plenty of time to find something.
Originally posted by Darkrunner
reply to post by Kryties
Yes I said reading comprehension. Anyone who reads 'many' as 'millions' is in short supply of it.
Not an insult, just stating the obvious.
adj. more (môr, mr), most (mst)
1. Being one of a large indefinite number; numerous: many a child; many another day.
2. Amounting to or consisting of a large indefinite number: many friends.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
1. A large indefinite number: A good many of the workers had the flu.
2. The majority of the people; the masses: "The many fail, the one succeeds" (Tennyson).
pron. (used with a pl. verb)
A large number of persons or things.
Former secretary of housing Catherine Austin Fitts agreed, stating that in the attempt to build a global American-run military empire, trillions of dollars have been shifted out of the United States by both legal and illegal means to reinvest in Asia and emerging markets through taxpayer bailout money coupled with Fed loans to foreign banks. In doinig so, she said we have left econommic sovereignty behind. "finally, the expense and corruption of empire resulted in bailouts of $12-14 TRILLION, delivering a new financial war chest to the people leading the financial engineering (the globalists). Now we have exploding unemployment, an exploding federal deficit, an Inspector General for teh TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) bailout program predicting that the ultimate bailout cost could rise to $23.7 TRILLION........," says Fitts.
With this lost money came lost jobs. Unemployment figures are usually a good gauge of the nation's economy. In mid 2009, enemployment was officially 9.4 percent. If for some reason this number seems low, one must note that these numbers do not include "those who would like a job but have stopped looking - so-called discouraged workers - and those who are working fewer hours than they want," said Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta. With these numbers included, the unemployment rate would move from the official 9.4 to 16 percent. As 2010 progressed, so did the unemployment figures, which began to match the numbers of the Great Depression.
Yet unlike the 1930's, money was still available; and money is the life-blood of a zombie nation. The trappings of wealth and bankers' lifestyles are often adminred by outsiders with a fervency bordering on religious, yet only those who live these lifestyles understand the inner workings of the money cult. And they work hard to keep these inner workings secret."
Source of above material from "The Trillion Dollar Conspiracy" by Jim Marrs page 51-52
Originally posted by Darkrunner
Originally posted by Joehio
Originally posted by Darkrunner
The problem with unlimited unemployment benefits is many people don't even bother looking for work anymore.
Believe me, I know several of them, and they disgust me.
I don't believe you. What now?
I don't give a rats behind what you believe little boy. My cousin was one, as was one of my friends dad. Took the entire allowable length of unemployment benefits and all available extensions, and then decided to look for work during the last month of unemployment availability.
Now go away child, unless you have something more to offer.
Originally posted by freedish
reply to post by SaturnFX
the rich people create jobs with their money.
why do u think unemployment is skyrocketing?
our socialist government keeps passing new laws
to regulate small businesses.
Business owners are having to lay off people to
compensate with the new taxes & regulations.
And you guys want to fix a gaping wound by putting
some duct tap over it.
I don't think so.
THE RICH GET RICHER
It has long been saidthat the rich get richer while the poor get poorer. Many researchers equate the term "plutocracy" - ruled by the wealthy - with the New World Order.
Although the belief that an organized plutocracy controls the world has long been derided as merely a "conspiracy theory", G. William Domhoff, a professor in psychology and sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has the statistics to prove its existence. Domhoff's first book, Who Rules America? (really good book) was a controversial 1960's bestseller that argued that the United States is dominated by an elite political and economic ownership class.
Using updated figures, Domhoff stated in a postings: "In the United States, wealth is highly concentrated in a relatively few hands. As of 2007, the top 1 percent of households (the upper class) owned 34.3 percent of all privately held wealth, and the next 19 percent (the managerial, professional, and small business statum) had 50.3 percent, which means that just 20 percent of the people owned a remarkable 85 percent, leaving only 15 percent of the wealth for the bottom 80 percent (wage and salary workers). In terms of financial wealth (total net worth minus the value of one's home), the top one percent of households had an een greater share: 42.4 percent."
Jim Marrs was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on 5th December 5, 1943. His father, a strict Baptist, sold structural steel for a company in St. Louis. Marrs began working as a journalist while at junior high school. After graduating from University of North Texas in 1966 he attended Graduate School at Texas Tech in Lubbock.
After graduating from University of North Texas he joined the United States Army. On his release in 1968 he joined the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He served as police reporter and general assignments reporter covering stories locally, in Europe and the Middle East. After a leave of absence to serve with a Fourth Army intelligence unit during the Vietnam War, he became military and aerospace writer for the newspaper and an investigative reporter.
Marrs began to take an interest in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. After interviewing several members of the Dallas Police Department he became convinced him that the Warren Commission was a cover-up. Marrs continued to investigate the case and interviewed several important witnesses as well as city and county officials.
In 1976 Marrs began teaching a course about the assassination for the University of Texas at Arlington. He left the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 1980 and worked as a freelance journalist while continuing to investigate the death of Kennedy. Marrs eventually became convinced that Lee Harvey Oswald had been set up by the government and in 1989 he published Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy. Published to critical acclaim and reached the New York Times Paperback Non-Fiction Best Seller list in mid-February 1992. It also became a basis for the Oliver Stone film JFK and he served as a chief consultant for both the film's screenplay and production.
Since 1980, Mr. Marrs has been a freelance writer, author and public relations consultant. He also published a rural weekly newspaper along with a monthly tourism tabloid, a cable television show and several videos.
Beginning in 1992, Mr. Marrs spent three years researching and completing a non-fiction book on a top-secret government program involving the psychic phenomenon known as remote viewing only to have it mysteriously canceled as it was going to press in the summer of 1995. Within two months, the story of military-developed remote viewing broke nationally in the Washington Post after the CIA held a press conference revealing the program but putting their own spin on psychic studies. Psi Spies is now available from JimMarrs.com.
In May, 1997, Marrs' in-depth investigation of UFOs, Alien Agenda, was published by HarperCollins. Marrs has been a featured speaker at a number of national conferences including the Annual International UFO Congress and the Annual Gulf Breeze UFO Conference. Publisher's Weekly described the book as "the most entertaining and complete overview of flying saucers and their crew in years." The paperback edition was released in mid-1998 and has since become the best-selling UFO book ever in the United States. Beginning in 2000, he began teaching a course on UFOs at the University of Texas at Arlington.
In early 2000, HarperCollins published Rule by Secrecy, which traced the hidden history that connects modern secret societies to the Ancient Mysteries. In 2003, his book The War on Freedom probed the conspiracies of the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath.
Other books by Jim Marrs includes Inside Job: Unmasking the 9/11 Conspiracies (2004), Terror Conspiracy, The: Provocation, Deception and 9/11 (2006) and Rise of the Fourth Reich (2008)
By Jim Marrs
I have had five books cancelled on me under unusual circumstances, but for the first time in my experience as an author, I was overtly censored during the publication of my latest New York Times Best Seller The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy.
The conversation with my senior editor went something like this:
EDITOR: “I did not contract for this and I suggest you take it out of the manuscript.”
JIM: “Well, I think this section is very important and should remain. It is well sourced.”
EDITOR: “Then let me put it this way. Either you take out this section or I won’t publish the book.”
The editor then proceeded to argue that this demand did not constitute censorship, a position to which I strongly disagreed.
Ironically, the section in question concerned how the corporate mass media censors the news.
“You’ve just proved my point, haven’t you?” I responded, knowing full well that for a multitude of reasons, not the least of which was the need to get the information in the book out to the public, I would eventually be forced to remove this section as well as some others.
And what was it that was so disturbing to this editor for a large corporate publisher?
These sections were removed in their entirety:
Media Control - 9/11 and Two Million Man March Linked Media Directorship
Top 25 Censored Stories
A False Picture of al Qaeda
Obama and the CIA
Here are the sections within the portion on media control that someone in the corporate world did not want you to see:
9/11 AND THE TWO-MILLION MAN MARCH
Despite the media’s widespread use, corporate imperatives can dictate both what and how the public is to think about any given topic. One good case in point concerns the attacks of September 11, 2001, colloquially known as 9/11.
Hundreds of books and articles, websites, DVDs, and feature films have been produced about this defining moment in the early 21st century, yet no one is any nearer to learning the real truth of the attacks. Yet, without 9/11 there would have been no hurried passage of the controversial PATRIOT Act, the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, the Military Commissions Act, the erosion of Constitutional liberties or the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. These unprovoked wars (neither country was involved in 9/11) based on erroneous information – weapons of mass destruction hidden in Iraq and Osama bin Laden hiding in Afghan caves – were continuing in 2010.
Like the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, the years following 9/11 were filled with official pronouncements later shown to be untrue, and with charges, countercharges, and scientific evidence that were all called into question. The confusion created by the bickering creates a new kind of cover-up— one formed by ambiguity. There was no lack of evidence. Rather, high levels of confusion and obfuscation disallowed the average person to discern the truth.
Rest of article & source: www.jimmarrs.com...
After reading this book, I'm looking at my "money" and our banking system in a whole new light.
Lastly, no there is now a new breed of unemployed of which I am one.
I've been working since age 10 and have a very high work ethic.
There are no half way decent jobs out there for older Americans.
' 'Most Americans have no real understanding of the operation of the international moneylenders', concurred the late senator Barry Goldwater. The bankers want it that way. We recognize in a hazy sort of way that the Rothschilds and the Warburgs of Europe and the houses of J. P. Morgan, Kuhn, Loeb and Company, Schiff, Lehman and Rockefeller possess and control vast wealth.'
How they acquire this vast financial power and employ if is a mystery to most of us. 'International bankers make money by extending credit to governments. The greater the debt of the political state, the larger the interest returned to the lenders. The national banks of Europe are actually owned and controlled by private interests.'
These same private interests can be demonstrated to own and control the Federal Reserve System.' - Jim Maars "Ruled by Secrecy"
edit on 1-12-2010 by ofhumandescent because: Spelling