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Ratigan blows up and spells it out! Both parties are bought and paid for!

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posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 07:27 PM
reply to post by ChungTsuU

I dont vote anymore. My vote dont mean squat anyway so, why even bother?

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 07:39 PM
reply to post by mustangill

brilliant....another wasted non vote.

its never wasted. only when voting for the idle two party system. look else where my friend and tell your friends who ur voting for

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 08:16 PM
The only thing about this video I didn't like is the suggestion that Obama should take matters in his own hands - Obama is bought and sold like the rest of em.

It is SO SCREWED - the entire system is corrupt to the core.

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 08:17 PM
Freakin awesome. Nothing else I can say to that. Bravo.

Somebody finally got pissed enough to tell the truth.

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 08:19 PM
golf clap to dylan!!!ats can hire him lol or he can be ron pauls running mate

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 08:34 PM
reply to post by kro32

Just wondering if you watch this guy on a regular basis?

We catch at lest part of his show every day, and I am hard pressed to say his political leanings are all that obvious.
I tend to vote conservative to libertarian, and I very often find myself agreeing with him. In no way is he the poster child for the MSNBC fact, it is the only show on that channel I can stomach.

He is believable and has good guests, for the most part.

I wish there were more like him on MSNBC and FOX.

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 10:06 PM
I noticed he never came right out and said the fed was the reason for our country's fleecing. With their interest rates so low, all financial companies and even countries are buying our assets (T-bills/bonds) for free.

But the fed CAN'T raise the interest rates since that would also compound the interest on the debt we owe to everyone and all the T-bills they bought just went way up in value, and the USA could not cover it.

We are in a NO win situation, with no way out but default. S&P knew this....AA+ is just the beginning of the down grade. Get out of the market. Even buying investing in bonds is pointless as the interest on their return is no greater than inflation thanks to such a low fed set interest rate.
edit on 10-8-2011 by KJV1611 because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 10:23 PM
Excellent!! Mr. Ratigan.
I'll Tivo his show just to boost ratings in agreement.

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 10:27 PM
reply to post by n00bUK

A wasted vote is basically a vote cast with a misunderstanding of what one is voting for.

There is no direct vote for president of the United States. Unless you have been appointed as an “Electorate”, you have never voted for a US President.

When you think you are voting for a specific candidate you are wasting your vote. You are actually voting for a party loyal “Electorate”. The party that gets the majority vote gets all the “Electorate” votes. But the legal fact is the “Electorates” can legally vote for anyone running for President and Vice President. They don’t have to vote with the majority or along party lines and in fact they do not legally all have to vote for the same candidates.

In fact because of how the “Electorate” works. It is all but imposable for an Independent Candidate to ever win the Presidency. All the appointed “Electorates” are either Democrats or Republicans. There are no independent “Electorates”. If an independent candidate ever won the majority in a single state, that State’s “Electoral” votes for President simply would not be counted or end up being split between Democrat and Republican “Electorates”, and they would not vote for the independent candidate.

If an independent candidate won the majority in most or all States, there would be so much turmoil because the standing “Electorates” would refuse to vote against their party. There would most likely be a Supreme Court battle at that point with the independent candidate asking for permission to form a new “Electorate” in each state the they took the majority vote in and a new “Electorate” vote be taken.

If you’re an independent ask your candidates and your State who your independent “Electorates” are before you vote for them. Otherwise you’re voting for no one or for a Democrat or a Republican loyal “Electorate”. Also, known as throwing away your vote.

Please just remember the next time you vote in the Presidential Elections that you are not voting for the President. You are voting for “Electorates” loyal to their party and they don’t have to have to vote with the majority. Make your vote count correctly; know who your “Electorates” are. Know who you are really voting for.

Personally I think the “Electorate” system needs to be abolished or at the very least very standing “Electorate” must have a public notification campaign during election season that provides needed information about their political views. We have every right to know the politics of who we are voting for.

If you didn't know the names of your "Electorates" you through away your vote. I have done it, I won't do it again.

I will know the names of who I am voting for or I will not cast a false vote.

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 11:06 PM
I "grew up" watching ratigan on cnbc on the trading floor all day long...I've always wondered what happened with his abrupt departure from fast money. Most recently I'm left wondering what happened to mark haines and his tragic death (cause still unannounced)..mark was one of the only other truthful, good journalists.

posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 11:18 PM
Don't vote your just wasting it. All sides are always controlled. Every side is controlled in every situation. Go Ratigan

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 12:45 AM

Originally posted by inbound
it appears that he has been relieved of his duties. Permanently? We'll see.
Im betting that he's been Macke(ied)
For those whodont know who jeff macke is, he had a similar rant in 08 and was promptly taken off the air and then labeled a drug addict.
supposedly ratigan is "working on his book"

where did you find this info??

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 01:08 AM

Originally posted by SeventhSeal the entire network (except for Schultz) is spreading this message
I was wondering which "news" station was going to cash in on the revolution first. I thought it would be a newcomer.

Looks like FOX has the viewership at the moment.

Fox, CNN, and MSNBC are strange and foreign to me. There's loud opinion, clever banter, and style. I just want some news. I miss Rather. However, it would be nice if the people who buy into USA culture and commercialism get a little bit of truth through the glowing box.
edit on 11-8-2011 by gentledissident because: poetry

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 03:42 AM

Originally posted by kro32
It's just a ploy to try and raise their ratings to compete with Fox. He doesn't believe this and is hardcore democrat but with msnbc's recent horrible lineup of people like Shulz and Olbermann spewing their hate they probably figured that they have to try and balance it out a bit before they go bankrupt.

wait a minute. What about democratic viewpoinst, precludes a person from realizing that predatory lending practices, and that a monetary system that's founded on debt, takes money from the people?

We live in a monetary system, that is the equivalent of having a broken down house. As you try to rebuild this house, for every plank of wood you add to it, two planks of wood have to be removed. You decide to rectify this situation by adding planks of wood really fast.

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 05:52 AM

Originally posted by WeRpeons
Hey I like this guy! This guy is mad as hell and he doesn't want to take it anymore! He should be running for president.
It's time we demand our congress to eliminate banking and corporate influences. Throw the lobbyists out of the house and start working for us!

Ha ha! I just commented on msnbc's feedback thing (thanks to the member who posted that link) -- and said the very same thing to THEM!

Yes, Dylan, run for president, and DO IT! Do it do it do it!!

Does anyone here besides me know the history of England before their Civil War in the 17th century? King Charles fired Parliament because they would not go along with his agenda. It's been done...yes, he did it for the wrong reasons and it resulted in a civil war, and him being exiled and then executed (que barbaridad!) but it changed things...
is it possible for Obama to do that?
Send their sorry asses home and just get things done! Oh, wait, they ARE at home. Have them all put under house arrest. Stop paying their salaries. FIRE THEM.

As for "checks and balances" it is well known that the Judicial Branch is unable to keep up with the corruption - Checks and balances? Please. What a fiction. It's collusion and corruption to the nth degree. Congress won't do anything to stop the pillaging, because they are ON that pirate ship known as Wall Street, and THEY get part of the booty.

Come on America, let's rally behind this guy. He beats the knickers off of Alex Jones and Ron Paul too!

ETA: I just emailed "my" senators and representative and insisted that they watch this video once for each citizen they represent (I plugged in the numbers for state population and for congress. district population).
I told them they must do something. I wrote "please", but then added "No, wait. Not please. Just do it. You don't have to want to, you just have to do it."
Do the right thing and change the system. Realize that Ratigan is right.
I encourage every member of ATS to do the same. I say this as a citizen, but also as a professional Social Worker (Masters level). We are trained to look at systems, from tiny to huge, and to point out the dysfunctions and recommend fixes.
We are change agents. You can be, too.

edit on 11-8-2011 by wildtimes because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 06:50 AM
reply to post by Vitchilo

Ratigan will go the same way as Cenk Uygur...the people in charge don't want people to hear the truth, makes it too hard to manipulate them. So I fully expect him to lose his job like Cenk...he should join TYT anyway, best informed news show by far

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 06:56 AM
Although something SHOULD happen, nothing WILL happen, except he will become unemployed, injured, or die in an accident soon, you dont speak like this in amerika and get away with it.
I've been saying it for almost 8 years now, we all need to STAY HOME, shut the system down and institute change by non-participation in it.

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 07:04 AM
reply to post by n00bUK

Seriously? My vote doesn't mean anything anymore. If you haven't noticed that every time someone runs for office they all lie about what they are going to do and then when they get in they don't do what they promised. I've been around long enough to have seen this enough times in the past. Also, the voting process is more than likely rigged. These people that get in as the President are nothing but mere puppets because they are controlled by big corporations that send in their big monies and influence and control our elected officials. If I am wrong then show me I am wrong. Look at JFK, he was at least trying to do what was right and look what happened to him. Ron Paul is a good one but, I doubt he will ever get a chance. The msm aren't even saying anything about him in the news. I thought he was running for president but, I have not heard anything lately about him, is he still running?

If I am wrong then show me I am wrong and I will vote but, I am not going to vote on a rigged election when my vote don't count for squat and it is all just to appease me.

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 07:21 AM
reply to post by mustangill

Yes they ALL lie. I am so tired of the U.S. government ruining it for me and the rest of my world.

They should all die. READ my upcomming Manifesto here.

I will personally take my freedom to the next lv and have fun all the way to jail.

posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 09:53 AM
reply to post by Hilltaker

I dont blame the government. I am sure they have every intention of doing exactly what they promise until they get in and they see that what they promised is damn near impossible.

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