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They want free markets not rigged markets.
They want free markets not rigged markets.
This is the heart of the problem, they think that by eliminating the controls on corporations they are creating some sort of free market, but in fact what is being created is a rigged market, just the opposite of what they claim that they want, and all attempts to de-regulate have consistently brought the same result, widespread corruption and a rigging of the markets.
Somebody voted for GW Bush, but few of those people are willing to own up to the fact of what a big mistake that was. They continue to believe that dereg policies of the GW admin, and tax cuts for the super rich are the formulas to economic success, when over and over again it has been proven to be the formula for disaster.
There are a lot of minorities in liberal ranks promoting this idea that the only reason the U.S. is successful is because we got lucky, and all of our success is because our nation has so many great natural resources, ignoring the great number of natural resources other countries have. They ignore that those resources were of no value until U.S. and European cultures developed the technology to develop those resources making them to valuable.
They want to blame slavery on the U.S. and white people, and ignore that slavery was practiced around the planet, and under far more brutal ways than ever practiced in the U.S..
They want to ignore the role of the British in eliminating world wide slavery.
They want to act as if Europeans are the only people to have conquered others, ignore the on going Muslim conquest of Africa, and arguably India, and all of Eurasia.
They want to pretend that the people who run third world nations are not far more brutal to their own people than leaders of first world nations. They want to blame Western corporations for the problems that existed long before Western first world nations became so influential.
As bad as the democrats are, the republican are even worse. They desire the power over the U.S. people that third world oligarchies enjoy.
Republicans are all for restricting individual liberty, they want to dictate how we live our lives, down to what we are allowed to do in our own bedrooms. These people are backed by religious nutcases that send money to televangelists.
At the same time, republicans support policies that allow corporations and the super rich to be above the law. All too many conservatives seem to be in favor of actually wanting to establish a new aristocracy
I see the Tea Party people as being stuck inbetween. They bought into the whole free market con job, and they don't want to give it up.
It is a big fact to point out, that you can not be for smaller government, while for a huge military and world wide domination. The hypocrisy is beyond the pale
I would like to think that the Tea Party people are waking up to the reality that the politicians they support are only interested in using our tax money, and the credit of our nation, to support a global corporate empire. We have this huge army, yet we can't stop an invasion on our southern border?
I would like to think that the Tea Party people are waking up to the reality that deregulation has only resulted in Bankers taking over control of our country.
But all too often I see an mentality that seeks to ignore the crimes of the corporations, and clings to the belief that all of our nations problems are the blame of ghetto welfare mothers.
They seem to want to continue to be wage slaves, competing against people in third world nations who have no rights, forced to work for slave wages, and choose to throw away the liberties our ancestors fought to obtain for this nation
Notice carefully how they declare it costs 9.6 cents to produce a one dollar bill. Since no silver or gold is given for or backing the notes...and we give up 100 cents to get one...that represents a 100 cents divided by .096 cents = 1041% profit. I don't know many people who make 1041% ;profit on a business deal.
Most money does not circulate as actual cash, paper currency, most money exists as nothing but a number on a ledger, an electronic ledger these days, and costs essentially nothing to produce. It is not the government that creates the money, it is private corporations, specifically banks. That is how the fiat money system works, and the banks control the money supply, not the government.
And this marketplace of oil and banking does not tolerate independents.
Oil, like banking, diamonds, and other commodities, is a rigged marketplace. Governments are the boot lackeys to this system and get all the monies they want if they play ball to these systems.
Free market policies put all the power into the hands of the International Corporate Bankers.
The whole gold reserve currency belief, is IMO, nothing but smoke and mirrors.
It is not just the U.S. bankers pulling this scam, this is international. They are all pulling their own scams. The people who run the third world nations typically are even more corrupt than the people who run the first world nations. Iran and Iraq did not follow this scheme because they were even too radical even for the bankers, and the same is true to Libya.