FinancialTerrorismInAmerica (abstract posted by Alexander Higgins)
Well-written and sourced (striking stats and graphs) description of the current financial state of America, explaining disguised massive unemployment, foreign outsourcing, middle class wage stagnation, open borders, zero percent interest rates until 2015, an unaudited Federal Reserve, manipulated markets and statistics, loss of purchasing power thru hidden inflation, unprosecuted Wall Street bank theft and bailouts, and offshore tax secrecy for wealthy elites. All this is to the detriment of the Middle Class, forced to overpay its fair share---an economic nightmare of corrupt policies overseen by a House and Senate full of bribed puppets. link to blog.alexanderhiggins.com
"A highly complex and largely discrete set of laws and exemptions from laws has been put in place by those in the uppermost reaches of the US financial system. It allows them to protect and increase their wealth and significantly affect the US political and legislative processes. They have real power and real wealth. Ordinary citizens in the bottom 99.9% are largely not aware of these systems, do not understand how they work, are unlikely to participate in them, and have little likelihood of entering the top 0.5%, much less the top 0.1%... ." (FinancialTerrorismInAmerica posted by Alexander Higgins)
"Within the United States, the technocratic suppression of the population has been extensive. Increasingly severe economic and governmental policies have systematically eroded civilian wealth, power and rights. Intensive propaganda has effectively distracted, confused, isolated, marginalized and divided the US population. Despite the success of these efforts thus far, given the severe, prolonged, unsustainable and escalating level of economic suffering, outbreaks of civil unrest are inevitable. The US population, if a critical mass is reached, represents the greatest threat to the Economic Elite. In this regard, the American people are their primary adversary." (FinancialTerrorismInAmerica posted by Alexander Higgins)
The NY Times reported in an article entitled, "Our Banana Republic," from 1980 - 2005, "more than four-fifths of the total increase in American incomes went to the richest 1 percent."