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Long term planning enabled the bankers to create their welfare ghettos in the cities (done under Nixon) crime increased to unprecedented levels. The drug culture, spawned by The CIA (controlled by the people who put Hitler in power) put the icing on the cake. This turned the US public against the idea of welfare, stirring up the ani-socialism propaganda. Then came the crowning achievement, the energy crisis, which allowed the bankers to trigger double digit inflation, resulting in the elimination of Usury Laws, which restrict interest rates.
With these crisises put in place by the ICBs themselves, they convinced a new gullible and spoiled public that that laws restricting corporations were the cause of all the problems, along with unions, who then voted in politicians who dismantled the very system that had allowed such great prosperity to exist in the fifties and the sixties.
n 2010 alone, government at all levels oversaw a transfer of over $2.2 trillion in money, goods and services. The burden of these entitlements came to slightly more than $7,200 for every person in America. Scaled against a notional family of four, the average entitlements burden for that year alone approached $29,000.
Many I have debated on the issue of corporate control have argued that only government can violate our liberties, but that is not true at all. Corporations were in fact the original form of government in the U.S., and the very thing that the Colonist revolted against.
Which leads to the question.
Are corporations an entity that exists to establish a governing control over the economy, to limit our ability to engage in free enterprise, to control the markets, the money supply, and the ability of individuals to engage in business?
Are corporations the model of true capitalism, creators of great wealth, and scientific advancement, the true form of capitalism, the institutions that have built our great nations?
Or perhaps something inbetween?
Originally posted by neo96
Originally posted by stormson
reply to post by neo96
people pay for all those social programs thru taxes.
want the 47% that pay no fed taxes to pay? give them a raise!
want the 47% to get off welfare? give them a raise!
btw, corporations take far more money from the gov than the poor people do in the form of tax breaks and bailouts.
Read what you wrote there?
47% have zero tax liabiilty that means that are getting tax breaks, and credits, and BAILOUTS.
Want people to get off welfare?
Stop vilifying corporations that employ people.
no fed liability. yet they pay local taxes, sales tax, etc. they also pay pay ss/medicare taxes. a higher percentage of their pay is taken in taxes than say exxon, which only pays 7% on 428 billion.
The US government owes money to SS, not the other way around. SS has nothing to do with the causes behind current government debt.
What part of a person is only paying 6% is some people missing that 6% does not come anywhere near of the money gotten back NOWHERE.