After dumping oil, spilling oil, burning oil, wasting oil, there is tax to get rid of more oil? Hmm. I actually do not feel like writing on any politics, but it always boils right down to it. This nugget of mislead needs to get put to rest where it belongs. Back in the media that pushed it forth. Instead of a lecture – and use of proper political and financial economic myth – to simply rant, and push this terrorist act back into the garbage can it came from. To allow for more comfortable space for the disintegrating elephant in the room. And to keep an eye out for the donkey that keeps fading in and out.
10 dollar tax per barrel. The announcement got underplayed in media, but apparently I am part of media, so here comes some overplay. Still awaiting the day when my rants can pay for exorbitant rent.
Even students starting business school can recognize the stunt as penal matters. Government refusing to properly tax corporations before, well aware of the ‘creative’ financial myths. But now that digital money disappears back into the digital death it got evoked from, the oil companies are given an ‘incentive’ to SELL. Continue reading
Is it any use to complain about biased laws? Is it any use to complain about unjust judges? Is it any use to complain about greedy lawyers? And, is it any use to complain about ignorant clients?
If the people who made and use their System to their own benefit, have no need for justice for the people that they govern, then it is no use to complain about the System. Any change they make, is to further benefit them, not us. It says so in the first chapter of Plato’s Republic. A just man takes the words to mean that it does not pay to be unjust. Whereas an unjust man takes the words to mean that there is no limit to Continue reading
From KHADWA: The Code of Truth
By Steffan Stridsberg
666 – Technology
The convenience of computers is everywhere. Even a simple inexpensive $3 watch contains a computer. No longer does it merely tell time; it also can add and subtract, keep time in three different zones, give the day and the date, and beep at predetermined intervals. Computerized voices in fancy cars warn you if you have not fastened your seat belt, that your oil is low, or that you are almost out of fuel. The proliferation of computers has created a strong dependence on them, for real need and pure convenience. The average American’s name is accessed 35 times a day by computer, and this is only the beginning as we become plugged into the ever-growing system. Continue reading
From: The Legalized Crime of Banking and a Constitutional Remedy
By Silas Walter Adams, 1958
The Legalized Crime Of Banking is a simple story of The Federal Reserve System, dealing principally with the unconstitutional creation of money and the control of credit by private corporations. The author suggests a concrete, simple solution, which Congress could employ, which would make the transition from private banking to the Treasury without injuring anyone enjoying a constitutional right, or without upsetting our normal course of trade, industry, and agriculture.
The Pauper and The Rich Man
The pauper (the Federal Reserve Bank) with assets of $52 billion with no productive know how, and less than 100,000 stockholders, loaned the rich man (The United States Government) with well over $350 billion in physical assets plus $250 billion in productive capacity and know how, with 170 million stockholders, $300 billion to fight World War II. Can you imagine the greatest corporation on earth, with 170 million stockholders and assets running over $600 billion, turning to a Continue reading
CORPORATE CRIME in the pharmaceutical industry
John Braithwaite, 1984
1 Introduction: an industry case study of corporate crime
The majority of people who work in the pharmaceutical industry subscribe to high standards of integrity and do everything in their power to stay within the constraints of the law. In the course of this research, I met pharmaceutical executives who impressed me with the sincerity of their commitment to the public welfare much more than many of the industry’s critics in politics, regulatory agencies, the public interest movement, and academia.
Valerie Braithwaite accompanied me to many pharmaceutical companies, forever constraining me from driving on the wrong side of the road. One day, as we drove back to New York, she said: ‘But these people are so nice, John. Do you think they really are corrupt? ‘ My initial response was: “You’ve spent the day being shown around and taken to lunch by the company’s public relations staff. They’re paid to be nice. Some people in these companies get paid a lot of money because they’re Continue reading
We waste our time feeding the System the money that it makes us work so hard for. The System wants all of the money, so it makes us pay for the POISON that it feeds us. The poison that our money allowed them to ENGINEER.
With food prices at an artificial high and rising, a family will spend ever more time working for the System, just to be able to pay for the food the System displays in the supermarkets where we are told to shop. The food industry taught us that we could save the time we use to work extra hard, by buying pre-peeled, pre-mixed or even pre-cooked food. Children will recognize French fries, but cannot link it to potatoes that still have some turf on them. Continue reading