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What a year. Rage in London, Egypt, Athens, Damascus. All real. Just a metaphor in the new “Planet of the Apes” film? No, much more. Warning: More rage is dead ahead. Across our planet a new generation is filled with rage. High unemployment. Raging inflation. Dreams lost. Hope gone. While the super -rich get richer and richer.
Listen to that hissing: The fuse is rapidly burning, warning us. Wake up before the rage explodes in your face. This firestorm is endangering America’s future. From forces outside, yes. But far more deadly, from deep within our collective psyche. We have lost our moral compass. We are self-destructing.
Crackpot warning? No. This warning comes from the elite International Monetary Fund. A recent IMF report looked at “the causes of the two major U.S. economic crises over the past 100 years, the Great Depression of 1929 and the Great Recession of 2007,” writes Rana Foroohar, an economics editor at Time magazine.
“There are two remarkable similarities in the eras that preceded these crises. Both saw a sharp increase in income inequality and household-debt-to-income ratios.” And in each case, “as the poor and middle-class were squeezed, they tried to cope by borrowing to maintain their standard of living.”
There’s a new bubble blowing. No one can stop it ... soon it will explode.
Yes folks, the new “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” film delivers a powerful warning paralleling the IMF red flags. Listen to reviewer Zaki Hasan in HuffPost. Here’s the scenario. What’s ahead for America as the inequality gap gets bigger, the job market stagnates, inflation rages, a double-dip recession nears. Hasan’s vision goes beyond metaphor. We see a psychological profile of America as an addict lost in an addiction. And like all addicts, we cannot see, nor stop, our self-destructive behavior...
Warning: The rage is sweeping London, Damascus, Tripoli, the spreading Sahara desert. Is America next?
Tax the super-rich, or revolution will overrun America next
1. Warning: High unemployment is a global ticking time bomb
2. Warning: Tax cuts for the rich increase youth unemployment
3. Warning: Rich get richer on commodity inflation, poor get angrier
4. Warning: The super-rich are blinded by their addiction to money
5. Warning: Politicians are corrupted by this super-rich addiction to greed
6. Warning: Soon the revolutionaries will rage, then dominate ‘Third World America’
Wake up folks. Super-rich addicts are destroying the American Dream for everyone. They’re destroying the American economy. They don’t care about you. Yes, they hear the ticking time bomb. They’re stockpiling cash. Don’t say you weren’t warned. The IMF sees a new collapse sweeping across the planet. Open your eyes. You’re not watching a film. This is not a metaphor. Plan now for the revolution, class warfare, market crash, economic collapse, plan for another depression.
Originally posted by Dbriefed
reply to post by defcon5
It would help if you had numbers or references as a base for your opinions. Most of what you stated is unfounded.
The government encourages overseas economic development. The government encouraged handing out mortgages to masses of people who should never had one. The government created unaffordable entitlement programs that had no hope of scaling. It's the government that created the playing field and the rules. Blame the game.
For those looking forward to riots, who are you going to attack?
Your neighbor? Your local store? Your place of employment? Cops who share your political views? The public office that houses the politician you like?