Meet One of Our Lovely Extortionist Plutocrats

It’s not a million things going wrong in our economy, it’s only one – and it’s a pretty basic one. A small handful of people are hoarding all the resources and money for themselves. If we can prevent them from behaving so selfishly with our resources and redistribute their unimaginably large stashes of wealth (primarily in non-taxable offshore accounts) back into our economy, things would improve immeasurably…

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Stop The Thieves! – The Raid of America (PS)

You may have noticed, some of your money is gone… and going. You may have noticed falling wages, job layoffs, costly foreign wars, the mortgage crisis and bank bailout, ever-rising prices. But have you seen the connection? Chances are, you don’t know a tenth of what is going on. In this piece, I will provide a number of insights and links to further readings. You may want to fasten your seatbelt.

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Where Do The Pieces of Our Wrecked Lives Go?

Long, but well worth watching (or read my short commentary below if you are short on time):

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “The Gap Between Rich and Poor is Only Getting Wider”)

When, at a market, the pockets of everyone are picked, and a furtive figure sneaks off with his pockets flowing over with loot, what is the natural conclusion about where the vanished goods went?

Here is a reminder for the establishment: We, the common muck, the unwashed masses, as they seem to regard us from their high seats of money-based aristocracy, in other words, we the people, were born as definitely into this world as they were, and their efforts to deny us our due part of this world is heinous beyond all justification, no matter what establishment narrative they use. We have every right to fight back. It’s high time we do.

 

What Happened When One European Country Followed The American Model

Poverty, of course. The UK chose to follow its daughter country’s trickle down theory and deregulate its economy. The result (unsurprisingly to me who has watched the decline of the U.S.) was economic mayhem: the rich get much richer, the poor too poor, and suicides by jumping from balconies have become a plague.

At least Britain has universal healthcare. In the U.S., we don’t even have that. How much longer will anybody but the rich cling on to the insane trickle down theory which has so thoroughly proven itself wrong? All you get, when there is no police, is the bandits taking over. The same happens when government stops enforcing some basic rules of economic decency.

(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Why are the UK’s poor getting poorer?”)

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Parasite Capitalism: The Economic Model of the 21st Century | Mic

An excellent article giving a quick insight into (one aspect of) the entirely parasitic modern form of financialized and casino capitalism that’s all about playing the markets and our vile banksters leeching off of working people and productive companies until life becomes so expensive we can’t afford it anymore.

In this article, you will also become a bit more familiar with Trump’s good friend, Goldman Sachs (from which so many of his appointees come).

Here is the link: Parasite Capitalism: The Economic Model of the 21st Century