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Originally posted by Maxmars
For those in constant "We must do something!"
We are not powerless, though. It's just that the idea of doing what needs to be done is beyond our programmed ability to embrace.... a simple powerful idea that doesn't even come up in hushed tones, so removed is it from the public dialog.
Uh oh.... the Rant'o'meter just spiked... I will simmer for a while until.... the upcoming thread... wherein my rant will take a more fruitful (and potentially less disruptive) form.edit on 2-8-2011 by Maxmars because: (no reason given)
7 trillion in new debt added over the next 10 years ...
Those pretty green slips of paper in your wallet commonly known as U.S. dollars are Federal Reserve Notes. Bank scrip. The Fed can print as much of it as it wants or needs to. With this in mind, consider that fully eighty percent (80%) of U.S. Treasuries (U.S. government debt) sold in 2009 were bought by the Fed because there were no other willing buyers. factsnotfantasy.blogspot.com...
The shocking admission Ft Knox holds very little good delivery gold was made to Mr. Durell by the chief official of the General Accounting Office (GAO). This happened a few months after the September 1974 tour.
Jim Rickards lays out a plan to commandeer Germany’s and all foreign depositors of sovereign gold at the New York Fed as currency wars heat up... maxkeiser.com...
The Wall Street Journal reports Friday that gold prices are soaring to record highs as a new powerful factor has emerged as a driver of that rally — China.
According to the Journal, China is now buying huge amounts of gold ...
key data released by China’s state-run Xinhua news agency showing that China imported 209.7 metric tons of gold in the first 10 months of this year. That’s a five hundred percent increase compared to the same period in 2009... www.moneynews.com...
Jun 18, 2010 ... As the world's largest producer of the metal, China often buys gold from its own mines and doesn't report those sales publicly... www.businessinsider.com...
The People's Bank of China(PBOC) recommended yesterday that 1 billion Chinese consider buying gold as a hedge against inflation ; blogs.forbes.com...
Now we see what this whole Debt Ceiling "crisis" was about. I have a gut feeling that THIS is what the whole point was. The goal was to establish this Super Congress, or Super Committee.
This IS a conspiracy site, right? Anyone else have this feeling?
“What are Good Agricultural Practices?
...A multiplicity of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) codes, standards and regulations have been developed in recent years by the food industry and producers organizations but also governments and NGOs, aiming to codify agricultural practices at farm level for a range of commodities....”
www.fao.org... [has links]
From FDA website in 2008
“The harmonization of laws, regulations and standards between and among trading partners requires intense, complex, time-consuming negotiations by CFSAN officials. Harmonization must simultaneously facilitate international trade and promote mutual understanding, while protecting national interests and establish a basis to resolve food issues on sound scientific evidence in an objective atmosphere. Failure to reach a consistent, harmonized set of laws, regulations and standards within the freetrade agreements and the World Trade Organization Agreements can result in considerable economic repercussions...”
The "Food Safety Modernization Act" just being passed in December 2010 g0es in effect 2012.
The new law includes the following section:
SEC. 404. COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS.
Nothing in this Act (or an amendment made by this Act) shall be construed in a manner inconsistent with the agreement establishing the World Trade Organization or any other treaty or international agreement to which the United States is a party.
...the [EU is] very incarnation of an international organization of integration in which Member States have agreed to relinquish sovereignty in order to strengthen the coherence and effectiveness of their actions.
...If there is one place on earth where new forms of global governance have been tested since the Second World War, it is in Europe. European integration is the most ambitious supranational governance experience ever undertaken. It is the story of interdependence desired, defined, and organized by the Member States. In no respect is the work complete—neither geographically nor in terms of depth (i.e., the powers conferred by the Member States to the E.U.), nor, obviously, in terms of identity....
Our challenge today is to establish a system of global governance that provides a better balance between leadership, effectiveness, and legitimacy on the one hand, and coherence on the other...
This report analyzes the gap between current international governance institutions, organizations and norms and the demands for global governance likely to be posed by long-term strategic challenges over the next 15 years. The report is the product of research and analysis by the NIC and EUISS following a series of international dialogues co-organized by the Atlantic Council, TPN, and other partner organizations in Beijing, Tokyo, Dubai, New Delhi, Pretoria, Sao Paulo & Brasilia, Moscow, and Paris. ....
Originally posted by mishigas
Who will be on this "Super Congress"?
Conservatives and America in general, We Are Truly Screwed.edit on 2-8-2011 by mishigas because: (no reason given)edit on 2-8-2011 by mishigas because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by SpringHeeledJack
I still disagree with this notion of a Super Congress and dismissed it as fear-mongering.
Committees have always existed and if you know the way Congress and the Senate work, you would see that this committee is no different from any other committee. They are a sort of study group to look further into a bill to see if it warrants further attention by the governing body as a whole.
In this case, people are assigning the work of all committees to this one and this one only when in fact, the committee is not a standing committee but a temporary one that is set up as a fact-finding group to work within both Congress and Senate to avoid a debt ceiling debacle like the one we so recently witnessed.
Please don't launch attacks on me because I have a different viewpoint.
I'm just asking for members to prove this to a skeptic. Can you provide any proof that this committee is in any way different from others?
Originally posted by SpringHeeledJack
reply to post by beezzer
Isn't it QUITE telling that not a single person has responded to my first post?edit on 3-8-2011 by SpringHeeledJack because: additional content