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Russia Says IMF Chief Jailed For Discovering All US Gold Is Gone

A new report prepared for Prime Minister Putin by the Federal Security Service (FSB) says that former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was charged and jailed in the US for sex crimes on May 14th after his discovery that all of the gold held in the United States Bullion Depository located at Fort Knox was ‘missing and/or unaccounted’ for.

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Federal Security Service (FSB)

According to this FSB secret report, Strauss-Kahn had become “increasingly concerned” earlier this month after the United States began “stalling” its pledged delivery to the IMF of 191.3 tons of gold agreed to under the Second Amendment of the Articles of Agreement signed by the Executive Board in April 1978 that were to be sold to fund what are called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) as an alternative to what are called reserve currencies.

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Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn

This FSB report further states that upon Strauss-Kahn raising his concerns with American government officials close to President Obama he was ‘contacted’ by ‘rogue elements’ within the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who provided him ‘firm evidence that all of the gold reported to be held by the US ‘was gone’.

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‘Rogue elements’ within the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who provided former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn ‘firm evidence’ that all of the gold reported to be held by the US ‘was gone’

Upon Strauss-Kahn receiving the CIA evidence, this report continues, he made immediate arrangements to leave the US for Paris, but when contacted by agents working for France’s General Directorate for External Security (DGSE) that American authorities were seeking his capture he fled to New York City’s JFK airport following these agents directive not to take his cell-phone because US police could track his exact location.

Once Strauss-Kahn was safely boarded on an Air France flight to Paris, however, this FSB report says he made a ‘fatal mistake’ by calling the hotel from a phone on the plane and asking them to forwarded the cell-phone he had been told to leave behind to his French residence, after which US agents were able to track and apprehend him.

Within the past fortnight, this report continues, Strauss-Kahn reached out to his close friend and top Egyptian banker Mahmoud Abdel Salam Omar to retrieve from the US the evidence given to him by the CIA. Omar, however, and exactly like Strauss-Kahn before him, was charged yesterday by the US with a sex crime against a luxury hotel maid, a charge the FSB labels as ‘beyond belief’ due to Omar being 74-years-old and a devout Muslim.

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In an astounding move puzzling many in Moscow, Putin after reading this secret FSB report today ordered posted to the Kremlin’s official website a defense of Strauss-Khan becoming the first world leader to state that the former IMF chief was a victim of a US conspiracy. Putin further stated,

“It’s hard for me to evaluate the hidden political motives but I cannot believe that it looks the way it was initially introduced. It doesn’t sit right in my head.”

Interesting to note about all of these events is that one of the United States top Congressman, and 2012 Presidential candidate, Ron Paul has long stated his belief that the US government has lied about its gold reserves held at Fort Knox.  So concerned had Congressman Paul become about the US government and the Federal Reserve hiding the truth about American gold reserves he put forward a bill in late 2010 to force an audit of them, but which was subsequently defeated by Obama regime forces.

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Is There Gold in Fort Knox?

When directly asked by reporters if he believed there was no gold in Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve, Congressman Paul gave the incredible reply,

“I think it is a possibility.”

Also interesting to note is that barely 3 days after the arrest of Strauss-Kahn, Congressman Paul made a new call for the US to sell its gold reserves by stating, “Given the high price it is now, and the tremendous debt problem we now have, by all means, sell at the peak.”

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Congressman Ron Paul has long stated his belief that the US government has lied about its gold reserves held at Fort Knox

Bizarre reports emanating from the US for years, however, suggest there is no gold to sell, and as we can read as posted in 2009 on the ViewZone.Com news site:

“In October of 2009 the Chinese received a shipment of gold bars. Gold is regularly exchanges between countries to pay debts and to settle the so-called balance of trade. Most gold is exchanged and stored in vaults under the supervision of a special organization based in London, the London Bullion Market Association (or LBMA). When the shipment was received, the Chinese government asked that special tests be performed to guarantee the purity and weight of the gold bars. In this test, four small holed are drilled into the gold bars and the metal is then analyzed.

Officials were shocked to learn that the bars were fake. They contained cores of tungsten with only a outer coating of real gold. What’s more, these gold bars, containing serial numbers for tracking, originated in the US and had been stored in Fort Knox for years. There were reportedly between 5,600 to 5,700 bars, weighing 400 oz. each, in the shipment!”

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Chinese officials were shocked to learn that the bars were fake. The gold shipment contained a tungsten core with a thin coating of real gold. These tested gold bars originated in the US and had been stored in Fort Knox for years.

To the final fate of Strauss-Kahn it is not in our knowing, but new reports coming from the United States show his determination not to go down without a fight as he has hired what is described as a ‘crack team’ of former CIA spies, private investigators and media advisers to defend him.

To the practical effects on the global economy should it be proved that the US, indeed, has been lying about its gold reserves, Russia’s Central Bank yesterday ordered the interest rate raised from 0.25 to 3.5 percent and Putin ordered the export ban on wheat and grain crops lifted by July 1st in a move designed to fill the Motherlands coffers with money that normally would have flowed to the US.

The American peoples ability to know the truth of these things, and as always, has been shouted out by their propaganda media organs leaving them in danger of not being prepared for the horrific economic collapse of their nation now believed will much sooner than later.

১৯৭৪ সালের দূর্ভিক্ষ : Wikipedia বনাম বাস্তবতা

১৯৭৪ সালের ভয়াবহ দূর্ভিক্ষে ১০ লাখের বেশি মানুষ মারা গেছে। অথচ, উইকি অত্যন্ত দায়সারা ভাবে ভুল তথ্য দিয়ে বিভ্রান্তি ছড়াচ্ছে। আমরা এখানে প্রমাণ সহকারের বাস্তবতাকে তুলে ধরার চেষ্টা করবো।

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ইংরেজী উইকির ১৯৭৪ সালের বাংলাদেশের এই দূর্ভিক্ষের উপর Bangladesh famine of 1974 শীর্ষক ৫-৬ লাইনের ছোট লেখাটি পড়ে যে কেউ ৭৪ এর দুর্ভিক্ষের ঘটনাকে গুরুত্বহীন মনে করবেন এবং ভূল তথ্য পাবেন। এর পেছনে যে প্রকৃতপক্ষে সদ্য স্বাধীনতা প্রাপ্ত বাংলাদেশ সরকার ও প্রশাসনের সীমাহীন দূর্নীতি ও লুটপাট, দ্রব্যমূল্যের উর্ধগতি, মুক্তিযুদ্ধে সাহায্যকারী ভারত সরকারের লুটপাট – এরকম কারণগুলো মূলত দায়ী – উইকির নিবন্ধে সে সব কিছুই আসেনি।

উইকির নিবন্ধে দূর্ভিক্ষের জন্য দায়ী করা হয়েছে দু’টি কারণ:১) a combination of natural disasters (cyclones, droughts and floods) in the early 1970’s: আশ্চর্য ব্যাপার! ১৯৭০ এর ঘুর্নিঝড়ের পরপর ১৯৭১ সালের মুক্তিযুদ্ধের ৯ মাসে এদেশের মানুষ না খেয়ে মরেনি। তাহলে ১৯৭০ সালের ঘুর্নিঝড়ের কারণে কেন ১৯৭৪ সালে মানুষ মরবে। পাগলেও একথা বিশ্বাস করবে না। আর কারণ যদি তাই হয়ে থাকে, তাহলে ১৯৭২-৭৪ পর্যন্ত ৩ বছরে বাংলাদেশ সরকার কি করেছিল? (এ আলোচনায় পরে আসছি)২) various local and internationally influenced socio-political factors: the U.S. had withheld 2.2 million tonnes of food aid: মানুষ এতো কান্ডজ্ঞানহীন কিভাবে হয়? আমেরিকর সাহায্যের জন্য কেন আমাদের বসে থাকতে হবে? এরা ১৯৭১ সালে মুক্তিযুদ্ধের বিরুদ্ধে ছিল, হেনরী কিসিন্জার বাংলাদেশকে তলাবিহীন ঝুড়ি উপাধি দিয়েছে, তারা পাকিদের দোসর — কেন বাংলাদেশ সরকার আমেরিকার সাহায্যের আশায় বসেছিল? কেন ভারত-রাশিয়া-ইসরাঈল-ভুটান, যারা বাংলাদেশের প্রাথমিক স্বীকৃতিদাতা, সাহায্য নিয়ে এগিয়ে এলনা? এরাই তো তৎকালীন বাংলাদেশের পরীক্ষিত বন্ধু!

মজার ব্যাপার হলো, socio-political factors গুলোর মধ্যে প্রকৃত কারণগুলো উইকি লিখেনি!

বাস্তবতা:

এবার আসুন দেখি ১৯৭৪ সালের দূর্ভিক্ষের জন্য তৎকালীন বাংলাদেশ সরকার ও ভারতীয় আগ্রাসন কতটুকু দায়ী।

১) ৫০০০ কোটি টাকার সম্পদ ভারতে পাচার:

দুইশ বছরের ব্রিটিশ সাম্রাজ্যবাদ যা পারেনি, ২৫ বছরে পাকিরা যা করার সাহস পায়নি, মাত্র ৩ বছরে হিন্দুস্হানী মাড়োয়ারী বঙ্গবন্ধুরা (!) তাই করেছে। লুটপাটের খতিয়ান:ক. ধান-চাল-গম (৭০-৮০ লাখ টন, গড়ে ১০০ টাকা ধরে): ২১৬০ কোটি টাকা।

খ. পাট (৫০ লাখ বেলের উপরে): ৪০০ কোটি টাকা।

গ. ত্রাণ-সামগ্রী পাচার: ১৫০০ কোটি টাকা।

ঘ. যুদ্ধাস্ত্র, ঔষধ, মাছ, গরু, বনজ সম্পদ: ১০০০ কোটি টাকা।

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সর্বমোট: ৫০০০ কোটি টাকা (প্রায়) (সূত্র: জনতার মুখপত্র, ১ নভেম্বর ১৯৭৫)ভারতীয় অমৃতবাজার দৈনিক (১২ মে ১৯৭৪) থেকে, ভারত সরকার ২-২.৫ শত রেলওয়ে ওয়াগন ভর্তি অস্ত্র-শস্ত্র স্হানান্তর করেছে, যার বাজার মূল্য আনুমানিক ২৭০০ কোটি টাকা। এছাড়াও, চীন থেকে জয়দেবপুর অর্ডিনেন্স ফ্যাক্টরী থেকে অস্ত্র নির্মানের কোটি কোটি টাকার যন্ত্রপাতি ভারতে স্হানান্তরিত হয়। (অলি আহাদ: জাতীয় রাজনীতি ১৯৪৫ থেকে ‘৭৫, পৃ:৫২৮-৫৩১)

২) পাটের মুকুট স্হানান্তর:

বাংলাদেশের পরিবর্তে রাতারাতি আন্তর্জাতিক বাজারে পাটের মুকুট পরল ভারত। ফারাক্কা চুক্তির নামে বাংলাদেশকে মরুভূমি করার চক্রান্ত, টাকা বদলের নামে অর্থনীতি ধ্বংস, বর্ডার বাণিজ্যের নামে ভারতের বস্তপঁচা মালের বাজার। বাংলাদেশের শিল্প কারখানা থেকে যন্ত্রাংশ চুরি করে আগরতলায় পাঁচটি নতুন পাটকল স্হাপন! (আখতারুল আলম, দু:শাসনের ১৩৩৮ রজনী, পৃ: ১১৫-১১৬)

৩) সৌখিন দেশপ্রেমিকদের অর্থনৈতিক শোষণ:

স্বাধীনতার পর কি হলো? এক সংঘবদ্ধ প্রচেষ্টা চলল অর্থনীতি ধ্বংসের। উৎপাদন কমে গেল, শ্রমিক অসন্তোষ বেড়ে গেল। কলকারখানা ধ্বংস হলো। গুপ্ত হত্যা শুরু হল। কোন এক অশুভ শক্তি যেন বাংলার মানুষকে নিয়ে রক্তের হোলি খেলায় মেতে উঠল। সেসব সৌখিন মানুষ চারখার করে দিল বাংলার মানুষের স্বপ্নসাধ। চোরা কারবারের লাইন তারা আগেই করে রেখেছিল। প্রত্যক্ষভাবে জড়িত সরকারী কর্মচারী, অসাধু ব্যবসায়ী ও রাজনৈতিক নেতৃবৃন্দ। সরকারী সমর্থনপুষ্ট না হলে এমন অবৈধ ব্যবসা সম্ভব না … শুধু তাই নয়, ভেজালে চেয়ে গেল সারা দেশ।

দীর্ঘ ৩ টি বছর আমরা এমনটি প্রত্যক্ষ করেছি। আমাদের চোখের সামনে চাল-পাট পাচার হয়ে গেছে সীমান্তের ওপারে, আর বাংলার অসহায় মানুষ ভিক্ষার ঝুলি নিয়ে বিশ্বের দ্বারে দ্বারে। (মেজর অব: মো: রফিকুল ইসলাম বীরোত্তম: :শাসনের ১৩৩৮ রজনী, পৃ: ১১৯-১২৬)

৪) শক্তিশালী চোরাচালানী সিন্ডিকেট:

সীমান্তের ১০ মাইল এলাকা ট্রেডের জন্য উম্মুক্ত করে দেয়া হলো। এর ফলে ভারতের সাথে চোরাচালানের মুক্ত এলাকা গড়ে উঠে। পাচার হয়ে যায় দেশের সম্পদ। (আবুল মনসুর আহমদ: আমার দেখা রাজনীতির ৫০ বছর, পৃ: ৪৯৮)

এর ফলে চোরাচালানীদের যে শক্তিশালী সিন্ডিকেট গড়ে উঠেছিল, তা আজও আছে এবং তা দেশের অনুন্নত অর্থনীতির জন্য দায়ী।

৫) তাজুদ্দীন কর্তৃক মুদ্রামান হ্রাস:

এক অভাবনীয় ও অচিন্তনীয় ঘটনা। ১ জানুয়ারী ১৯৭২ সালে তাজুদ্দিন এক আদেশ বলে দেশের মুদ্রামান ৬৬% হ্রাস করেন। এর আগে বাংলাদেশের মুদ্রামান ভারতের চেয়ে বেশি ছিল। তাজুদ্ধীনের আদেশে দেশের অর্থনীতি মুদ্রাস্ফিতি বেড়ে গেল ও জনজীবনে দ্রব্যমূল্য হল আকাশচুম্বী।

এছাড়া ভারত-বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতি সম্পূরক আখ্যা দিয়ে ভারতে পাট বিক্রির নিষেধাজ্ঞা উঠে গেল। নাম মাত্রমূল্যে বা জালটাকায় পাট পাচার শুরু হল। (অলি আহাদ: জাতীয় রাজনীতি ১৯৪৫ থেকে ‘৭৫, পৃ:৫২৮-৫৩১)

৬) ভারত জালনোট ছেপে অর্থনীতি ধ্বংসের আয়োজন করে:

বাংলাদেশ থেকে পাচার হয়ে যাওয়া ধনসম্পদের পরিবর্তে আরো যে সব মহামূল্যমান (!) ধনসম্পদ আসত সেগুলোর মধ্যে ছিল ভারতে ছাপা বাংলাদেশী জাল নোট। এর পরিণাম এতই ভয়াবহ যে তাজুদ্দীন বলতে বাধ্য হয়েছেন, ‘জালনোট আমাদের অর্থনীতি ধ্বংস করিয়া দিয়াছে’। (আব্দুর রহিম আজাদ: ৭১ এর গণহত্যার নায়ক কে: পৃ: ৫২)

৬) ক্ষমতাসীনদের স্বীকারোক্তি:

বাংলাদেশের কতিপয় নেতার বিদেশে ব্যাংক ব্যালান্স রয়েছে, তারা অনবরত দেশ থেকে মুদ্রা পাচার করে দিচ্ছে। ফলে দেশের অর্থনৈতিক মেরুদ্ন্ড ভেঙ্গে পড়ছে। দেশের মানুষ কাপড়ের অভাবে মরছে, আর এক শ্রেণীর মানুষ লন্ডনে কাপড়ের কল চালু করছে। (তাজুদ্দীন, জনপদ ১১ মার্চ ১৯৭৪)দেশ স্বাধীনের দুদিনেই শুরু হল হরিলুট। শিল্প কারখানায় অস্তিত্বহীন শ্রমিকের নামে মাহিনা লুট, পাটকলগুলিতে যন্ত্রাংশ ক্রয়ের নামে লুট, বস্রশিল্পে তুলা ও সুতা কেনায় কোটি কোটি টাকা লুট, ১৯৭১ এর অবাঙ্গালীদের পরিত্যক্ত সম্পত্তিতে লুট, ১৬ ডিভিশন নামের ভূয়া মুক্তিযোদ্ধার নামে সরকারী সম্পদ লুট। (এম এ মোহায়মেন: বাংলাদেশের রাজনীতিতে আওয়ামীলীগ, পৃ ১৪, ৪৪)

৭) কলকাতায় রাজনৈতিক নেতাদের যৌন ট্রিপ, গায়ক ও নর্তকী আমদানী:

‘কয়েকদিন আগে তোমাদের কিছু নেতা কলকাতা এসেছিল কিছু নমকরা গায়ক-নর্তকী ভাড়া করার জন্য। যুদ্ধ বিধ্বস্ত দেশে এরকম কাজ শুধু অনৈতিকও নয়, অমার্জনীয়। দু:খ হয়, তোমাদের স্বাধীনতা সংগ্রামে আমারও কিছু অবদান ছিল।’ (কবি বুদ্ধদেব বসু, আমার দেশ : আমার স্বাধীনতা, পাক্ষিক পালাবদল)লুটপাট সমিতির সদস্যরা তখন কোলকাতার অভিজাত পাড়ার হোটেল, বার, রেস্তোরায় বেহিসেবী খরচের জন্য ‘জয় বাংলার শেঠ’ উপাধী পেয়েছিল। সেখানে মুক্তহস্তে খরচ করতো, বিলাসবহুল ফ্লাটে থাকতো। সন্ধ্যের পরে হোটেল গ্র্যান্ড, প্রিন্সেস, ম্যাগস, ব্লু ফক্স, মলিন র্যু, হিন্দুস্হান ইন্টারন্যাশনালে দামী পানীয় ও খাবারের সঙ্গে পাশ্চাত্য সংস্কৃতি উপভোগ করতো। সারার রাত পার করে ভোর বেলা ফিরতো নিজেছের বিলাসবহুল ফ্লাটে। (শরীফুল হক ডালিম, যা দেখেছি যা বুঝেছি যা করেছি, পৃ ১২০-১২২। নোট: ডালিম বঙ্গবন্ধুর স্বঘোষিত খুনি, বিতর্কিত। তার বক্তব্যের সাথে কবি বুদ্ধদেব বসুর বক্তব্য মিলে যাওয়ায় এই সূত্র রাখা হলো।)পরিশেষে, উইকি কি ১৯৭৪ সালের দূর্ভিক্ষের উপরের প্রকৃত কারণগুলো লিখবে, নাকি গঁদবাঁধা দু-একটি দূর্বল ও মিথ্যা তথ্য দিয়ে মানুষদের বিভ্রান্ত করবে? তবে উইকি যাই করুক, আমাদের আমাদের ইতিহাস জেনে শিক্ষা নিতে হবে।

(লেখক.গবেষক)

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Food shortages: Creating a crisis to force global food control

Marti Oakley, Contributing Writer
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A shortage of food is being intentionally staged around the world.  Apparently, if we resist the theft and seizure of food production and supply by bio-pirates and facilitated by government puppets, we will be intentionally starved into submission.  Threats of the food shortage are constantly launched into “lame stream media” as a warning to the rest of us that we had better comply or face the fate of those poorer nations where millions are suffering from famine or death from lack of food.

Also see: Doomsday Seed Vault: Bill Gates, Rockefeller and the GMO giants know something we don’t

Somehow this scenario is in conflict with the PR propaganda of bio-pirates who claim their contaminated, harmful, genetically modified creations are the answer to the worlds food needs.

Claiming their Frankenfoods can somehow alleviate famine and hunger, these predators have bought and paid their way through one government after another as agricultural land is stolen, farmers displaced, and local food production is eradicated in favor of global corporate food control.

The problem is this: even with all the gmo seeds and crops, now comprising an estimated 70% of global production, and even with the constant tampering with animal dna and cloning, more of the worlds population is now suffering from a shortage of food or maybe a better description would be suffering from the withholding of food.

So where is this benefit from handing global food control over to corporate profiteers? It seems the only benefit is monetary and that is enjoyed only by corporations and governments who stuff their pockets while millions go hungry.

Looking at the data, it appears that gmo, dna tampering and cloning have decreased the global food supply to such an extent that the entire globe is now facing a food shortage.

This has to be so…..how else could we be facing a global food crisis when bio-pirates have been allowed such latitude and preferential treatment by governments’ world wide, while promising they could end world hunger?

Where is all this abundance of food claimed by these multi-national pirate corporations that would somehow magically and mysteriously appear if only they were allowed to control all the processes?  It appears evident that all the promises of increased food production from unnatural processes and unnecessary tampering with seeds, animals, poultry and even fish has no basis in fact.  In fact, the only plausible reason that makes any sense as to why any of this has been allowed is profit and control.  What is the use of producing 20% more corn if the nutritional value is less than half of traditional corn crops?  Food isn’t just about bulk or quantity, it has to be nutritious enough to sustain us.

Factory farming, courtesy of subsidies and protection by USDA/FDA and preferential legislation by those wonderful folks in the District of Criminals, have created an environmental disaster not only for the animals but for land and water supplies.  Add the recent theft of food production and supply courtesy of “Dirty Harry” Reid with his underhanded and corrupt passage of S.510 (S2751) the fake food safety bill; a bill which had nothing to do with food safety and was instead an all out assault on family farms and ranches meant to make continuing in agriculture untenable for anyone other than multi-national corporations and a bill which will force into export much of what is produced here in the US, and the stage is set for the intentional creation of a food shortage here at home. None of this is accidental.

One result of factory farming is of course the EnviroPig™.  We never needed this pig before factory farming, and the idea that now we should accept this Frankenstein creation made from e-coli and mouse genes being inserted into normal pig genes should be sending up the red flags.  Supposedly this pig is needed to reduce the amount of phosphates in the mountainous manure piles; the result of cramming hundreds or thousands of animals into small spaces.  What did these factory farming corporate geniuses think was going to happen?  Did they even care?  No.

ELIZABETH MAY ON ENVIRO-PIG, “PROGRESS TRAPS”, APRIL 2010

Excerpt:
. . .   The most chilling of industrialized agricultures progress traps may be the Enviro-pig. These pigs are being raised in isolation at the University of Guelph in hopes that they will be approved for human consumption. The problem Enviro-pigs are supposed to solve is water pollution from hog manure.
Due to the latest craze in inhumane treatment of pigs: raising tens of thousands of animals in single barns— indoors for their whole lives in cages over metal slotted floors—a new water pollution threat has been created. Liquid hog manure in the millions of gallons is being created in these mega-hog factories across Canada. The ‘disposal method’ is to spray the hog manure on farm fields as fertilizer. But the liquid hog manure is rich in phosphorus. The over-fertilizing effect of this manure in water courses causes eutrophication, choking the life out of lakes and rivers.
A sensible solution would be to return to more traditional ways of raising hogs.” (end Excerpt)

In every instance where genetic modification is present, no safeguards have been established, no control studies have been done to make sure these Frankenstein creations don’t escape and invade natural lands, crops and animals.  And in every instance they do escape, and I cannot for one instance think or believe that this is coincidental, incidental or accidental.  Even the EnviroPig™ has been allowed to escape and no one is sure if any of it ended up in the food supply.  That’s just how dedicated all these fine corporations and government agencies are……genetically altered pigs escape and no one seems concerned about whether or not they got into the food chain.  No tests or studies have been completed to assess the safety of these animals.

In addition, our judicial system, a term which is really an oxymoron, has repeatedly held private property owners liable for the unwanted and most times unknown invasion of gmo plants onto private property.  Now, a rational person would quickly deduce that the corporation who failed to control what is in reality an infestation of unnatural plants, would be at fault and damages to the unsuspecting land owner would be in order.  Not so! At least not in our kangaroo courts.  Routinely the land owner is held liable for unwittingly “stealing” the patented plant that has invaded his property and destroyed his traditional crops.  The idea that the corporation who failed to provide any control over their invasive species is out of the question.

Here in the US we have “zero discharge” rules that allow no nitrogen or phosphorous runoff from animal operations. Of course acknowledging these rules makes the killing off of Chesapeake Bay from poultry litter that leaked into the bay somewhat of a sore spot for the promoters of concentrated industrialized feeding operations.  All across the country where ever CAFO farms of any kind exist, they seem to do so without any over sight or adherence to the discharge rules as waterways and watersheds have become contaminated from phosphorus, phosphates and parasites now leaching into water supplies.  Mountains of manure are now so contaminated with phosphates, hormones, vaccines, antibiotics, all of which are used in massive quantities to keep poultry and animals on their feet until slaughter, manure can no longer be used as a fertilizer as it has been for all of our agricultural history and is now classified as toxic waste.

Apparently the plan is to defile the land, livestock and food supplies and then starve us into accepting some food-like product that has no nutritional value and that may also be a hazard to our health.

There is a food shortage coming….as planned.  Stock up, hide your supplies and hope that you have enough put by to sustain you and yours.  And please remember; it isn’t that we don’t have enough food for all….its just that a few million of us will have to be sacrificed to scare the rest of us into forfeiting our right to grow, harvest and sell our own food.

Those in control, and those expecting to profit will stand idly by and watch and wait.  These are the predators who watched as Haitian’s ate cardboard and dirt for lack of food, as 3 million Ethiopians walked to their deaths from starvation, as 100’s of children die each day for lack of food.  Each of these events was noted by the UN and various governments as; “We are gravely concerned.  It’s a sad day.  We’re trying to come up with a plan.  It saddens us to see this happen”….this while they shove food into their own mouths and turn away.

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Researchers spent more than a decade hunting for an enzyme in nature responsible for breaking down phosphorous, finally finding it in the genome of the bacterium E. coli. (Get a genetics overview.) https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/genographic/lan/en/overview.html

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Marti Oakley is a political activist and former op-ed columnist for the St Cloud Times in Minnesota. She was a member of the Times Writer’s Group until she resigned in September of 07. She is neither Democrat nor Republican, since neither party is representative of the American people. She says what she thinks, means what she says, and is known for being outspoken. She is hopeful that the American public will wake up to what is happening to our beloved country . . . little of it is left. Her website is The PPJ Gazette

5 Simple Ways To Prepare For The Coming Food Crisis

Source : Pakalert Press

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Recently there has been an incredible flurry of news reporting about food shortages and the pending global food crisis. Everyone who looks at the indicators would agree that this crisis is only likely to worsen.  It is estimated that the Australia floods alone could cause a 30% jump in food prices. Although the average shopper already can feel the food inflation, it is difficult to recognize the severity of the looming food shortages.  After all, there are still 15 types of colorfully-boxed Cheerios packing the isles, which gives us the illusion of abundance.

The truth is that we are headed for large food production shortfalls, manipulated or not, while middle-class food demand grows massively in the developing world.  For decades the world’s agriculture community produced more than enough food to feed the planet, yet some now believe we are reaching “Peak Food” production levels.  In turn, other experts believe the “food bubble” is about to burst, and not even the biotech companies can save us.

However, there are still vast unused stretches of fertile land that can be used around the globe, and the U.S. ethanol mandates that reportedly consume at least 25% of the corn harvest could be reduced to ease the burden. Therefore, it seems that despite the extreme weather and dwindling harvests, food production still has room to increase, but not without foresight and planning.

Additionally, the current systems for growing food are fully dependent on oil to achieve high levels of production, while livestock production is running at full concentration-camp capacity; the end product must then travel thousands of miles to get to store shelves.  Clearly we can see the fragile nature of this system, especially on human health and the environment.  Consequently, solving the so-called “food crisis” is far more complex than simply fixing statistical supply and demand issues.

Indeed, these are turbulent times where humanity appears to be nearing Peak Everything. Ultimately, solutions to the food crisis will begin at the local level. There are cutting-edge farming techniques gaining popularity that produce a large variety of crops by mimicking nature, as well as innovative techniques for small-scale food production at home or in urban buildings. These hold promise for easing local hunger.

Personal ways to protect yourself from food shortages may seem obvious to some, but many feel the task can be insurmountable. To the contrary, here are 5 simple ways to protect yourself from the coming food crisis:

1. Create a Food Bank: Everyone should have a back-up to the everyday food pantry.  In this environment, you should consider your personal food bank far more valuable than a dollar savings account.  Start by picking up extra canned goods, dried foods, and other essentials for storage each time you go to the store.  Also, hunt for coupons and shop for deals when they come up.  Devise a plan for FIFO (first in, first out) rotation for your food bank. It is advisable to acquire food-grade bins to store your bulk dried foods, and be sure to label and date everything. Besides the obvious store-able foods like rice and beans, or canned goods, some other important items to hoard are salt, peanut butter, cooking oils, sugar, coffee, and powdered milk.  If you don’t believe the food crisis will be too severe, then buy items that you would eat on a normal daily basis.  But if you believe the crisis will be sustained for some time, purchasing a grain mill to refine bulk wheat or corn may prove to be the most economical way to stretch your food bank.  Some emergency MREs are also something to consider because they have a long shelf life.

2. Produce Your Own Food: Having some capacity to produce your own food will simply become a necessity as the food system crumbles.  If you don’t know much about gardening, then start small with a few garden boxes for tomatoes, herbs, or sprouting and keep expanding to the limits of your garden. And for goodness sakes, get some chickens.  They are a supremely easy animal to maintain and come with endless benefits from providing eggs and meat, to eating bugs and producing rich manure.  Five laying hens will ensure good cheap protein for the whole family.  If you have limited growing space, there are brilliant aquaculture systems that can produce an abundance of fish and vegetables in a small area.  Aquaculture is a contained organic hydroponic system where the fertilized waste water from the fish tank is pumped through the vegetable growing trays which absorb the nutrients before returning clean water to the fish tank.  Set high goals for independent food production, but start with what’s manageable.

3. Learn Food Preservation: Food preservation comes in many forms such as canning, pickling, and dehydrating.  In every case some tools and materials are required along with a good deal of knowledge.  If you can afford a dehydrator, they all usually come with a preparation guide for most foods.  You can also purchase a vacuum sealer if you have the means.  A good vacuum sealer should come with thorough instructions and storage tips, and will add months if not years to many food items.  If you’re a beginner at canning, start with tomatoes first.  It’s easy and very valuable when all your tomatoes ripen at the same time and you want fresh pasta sauce in the winter.  A bigger ticket item that is nice to have for food preservation is a DC solar powered chest freezer.  It is the ultimate treasure chest.

4. Store Seeds: The government and the elite have seed banks and so should you.  Seeds have been a viable currency in many civilizations past and present.  They represent food when scarcity hits.  Before the rise of commercial seed giants like Monsanto, local gardeners were adept at selecting seeds from the healthiest plants, saving them, and introducing them to the harvest for the following year, thus strengthening the species. Through local adaptation to pests, genetic diversity was further ensured; it was long-term thinking at its finest. That is why it is important to find heirloom seed banks and learn to save seeds from each harvest.

5. Join or Start a Local Co-Op: Joining local cooperatives is very important, especially when food shortages occur. You may not be able to provide for yourself completely, especially in terms of variety, so having a community mechanism to spread the burden and share the spoils will be critical.  If you don’t know if you have a local food cooperative in your area you can search the directory at LocalHarvest.org.  You may also be able to get information from your local farmers market.  If your area doesn’t have a co-op, then start one.  These co-ops don’t have to be big or elaborate.  In fact, it may be more optimal to organize it with friends, neighbors, or co-workers.  Whether you join or start a cooperative, work to expand the participants and products.

Please tell us how you’re preparing by sharing your story in the comment section.

Obama Orders Military To Prepare For Spring Food Riots

Source : Pakalert Press

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A grim report prepared by France’s General Directorate for External Security (DGSE) obtained by Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) states that president’s Obama and Sarkozy have “agreed in principal” to create a joint US-European military force to deal exclusively with a Global uprising expected this spring as our World runs out of food.

According to this report, Sarkozy, as head of the G-20 group of developed Nations, called for and received an emergency meeting with Obama this past Monday at the White House wherein he warned his American counterpart that the shock rise in food prices occurring due to an unprecedented series of disasters was threatening the stability of the entire World and could lead to the outbreak of Total Global War.

Just last week French Prime Minister Francois Fillon underlined that one of France’s top G-20 priorities was to find a collective response to “excessive volatility” in food prices now occurring, a statement joined by Philippe Chalmin, a top economic adviser to the French government, who warned the World may face social unrest including food riots in April as grain prices increase to unprecedented highs.

The fears of the French government over growing Global instability was realized this past week after food riots erupted in Algeria and Tunisia and left over 50 dead. So dire has the situation become in Tunisia that their government this morning rushed in massive amounts of troops and tanks to their capital city Tunis and instituted a Nationwide curfew in an order to quell the growing violence.

The United Nations, also, warned this past Friday that millions of people are now at risk after food prices hit their highest level ever as Global wheat stocks fell to 175.2 million tons from 196.7 million tons a year ago; Global corn stocks are said may be 127.3 million tons at the end of this season, compared with last month’s USDA outlook for 130 million tons; and Global soybean inventories will drop to 58.78 million tons at the end of this season, from 60.4 million tons a year earlier.

Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank, further warned this past week that rising food prices are “a threat to global growth and social stability” as our World, for the first time in living memory, has been warned is just “one poor harvest away from chaos”.

Important to note about how dire the Global food situation has become is to understand the disasters that have befallen our World’s top wheat growing Nations this past year, and who in descending order are: China, India, United States, Russia, France, Canada, Germany, Ukraine, Australia and Pakistan.

From China’s disaster: 2010 China drought and dust storms were a series of severe droughts during the spring of 2010 that affected Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Sichuan, Shanxi, Henan, Shaanxi, Chongqing, Hebei and Gansu in the People’s Republic of China as well as parts of Southeast Asia including Vietnam and Thailand, and dust storms in March and April that affected much of East Asia. The drought has been referred to as the worst in a century in southwestern China.

From India’s disaster: A record heat wave and growing water crisis in India are forcing politicians to consider implementing user fees and other measures to conserve water. Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday instructed ministers and officials to prepare a strategic plan to face an impending food crisis as there were signs that the World is to confront a food shortage by next April.

From Russia’s disaster: (10% of total World’s output, 20% for export) they were hit by the highest recorded temperatures Russia has seen in 130 years of recordkeeping; the most widespread drought in more than three decades; and massive wildfires that have stretched across seven regions, including Moscow.

From France’s disaster: The French government lowered their wheat crop forecast by 2.7% over last year due to drought and cold weather.

From Canada’s disaster: Record setting drought has affected their main grain producing provinces in the Western part of their Nation.

From Ukraine’s disaster: (the World’s top producer of barley and sixth biggest of wheat) hit as hard as Russia by fire and drought to the point they have halted all their exports of grains in 2011.

From Australia’s disaster: Fears of a Global wheat shortage have risen after the Queensland area of Australia was hit by calamitous flooding. Andrew Fraser, Queensland’s State Treasurer, described the floods as a “disaster of biblical proportions”. Water is covering land the size of France and Germany. It is expected to reach over 30 feet deep in some areas in coming days.

From Pakistan’s disaster: Floods have submerged 17 million acres of Pakistan’s most fertile crop land, have killed 200,000 herd of livestock and have washed away massive amounts of grain and left farmers unable to meet the fall deadline for planting new seeds, which implies a massive loss of food production in 2011, and potential long term food shortages.

Not only have the vast majority of our World’s top wheat producers been affected, but also one of the main grain producing regions on the Planet, South America, has been hit by disasters too where an historic drought has crippled Argentina and Bolivia, and Brazil, that regions largest Nation, has been hit with catastrophic floods that have killed nearly 400 people in the past few days alone.

Even the United States has been hit as a catastrophic winter has seen 49 of their 50 States covered by snow causing unprecedented damage to their crops in Florida due to freezing weather, and record setting rains destroying massive numbers of crops in their most important growing region of California.

And if you think that things couldn’t get any worse you couldn’t be more mistaken as South Korea (one of the most important meat exporters in Asia) has just this past week had to destroy millions of farm animals after an outbreak of the dreaded foot-and-mouth disease was discovered.

To how horrific the Global food situation will become this year was made even more grim this past month when the United States reported that nearly all of their honey bee and bumblebee populations have died out, and when coupled with the “mysterious” die-off of the entire bat population in America means that the two main pollinators of fruit and vegetable plants will no longer be able to do their jobs leading to crop losses this report warns will be “biblical and catastrophic”.

Chillingly to note is that after meeting with Sarkozy, Obama began implementing his Nation’s strategy for keeping the truth of this dire events from reaching the American people by ordering all US citizens to have an Internet ID so that they can be tracked and jailed should they begin telling the truth.

And so today, as agricultural traders and analysts warn that the latest revision to US and Global stocks means there is no further room for weather problems, a new cyclone is preparing to hit Australia, brutal winter weather in India has killed nearly 130, and more snow is warned to hit America, and we’re not even two full weeks into 2011…may God have mercy on us all.

Can Americans Return to Leadership, Responsibility, and Accountibility?

Source : Pakalert Press

Johnny Punish

Is this garbage worthy of respect? Is this Leadership? Really!

It’s a fact that for every 100 American citizens there are 90 guns floating around in the USA. Only Yemen is remotely close to the USA in this race to the bottom at 61 out of 100. Yemen! The USA is the most armed country in the world!

And while US media is incessant about the so-called violence coming from Mexico, they fail to illuminate the truth that America is the most violent and # 1 in guns and people in jail per capita. It’s an embarrassment.

In fact, American readers should know the true fact that guns are basically illegal to own in Mexico.

As it stands, there are NO gun shops to speak of in Mexico. Unlike the extremist who shot up people in Arizona this past week, in Mexico, one cannot buy bullets at the Wal-Mart or purchase a Glock 9mm at the local equivalent of a Big-5. Mexico is simply not like the USA in this regard and thus, on the average Mexican street, its’ inherently safer by far which is contrary to what is told to Americans from the mainstream media. They insanely believe that Mexico is more violent. It’s bording on psychotic and neurotic when people who live in a police state surrounded by guns, violence, prisons as industries, and more drugs in the streets than most the countries on earth combined try to point fingers at others as perpetraitors of social distortion.

Now admittedly Mexico has drug dealers killing other drug dealers to sell product to the American consumer and that’s a serious challenge for both the USA and Mexico. And yes, over the last few years, it’s gotten more violent within these competing business entities. But in Mexico, it’s mostly limited to a fight between competitors for market share and generally does NOT spill over into the general population of over 100 million who go about their days working and enjoying life in what is essentially a peaceful country who happens to be a major supplier of product to a country that has an unsatiable appetite for drugs.

Of course, there are guns in Mexico. They mainly come from the USA and they are used to enforce business terrorities. So yeah, there is a real big problem. In fact, there is absolutely no doubt that this is a significant challenge that Mexico faces every day as it transfers into a new paradigm and prosperity for the 21st century. So it’s a very sore spot for a people who are very proud and rich in culture. It’s clearly something that Mexican leaders are concerned about and their recent crackdowns are evidence that the drug war is being fought with full force albeit to no avail as the USA’s demand continues to be strong and without limits.

But in Mexico, real wages are still relatively low and so Mexicans tend to look the other way. They sacrifice what they know is morally wrong in favor of feeding their families. So they let it go with one eye open and one eye closed. But the USA?

Wow! The USA is uniquely violent and offensive against it’s own. It spills into the public domain everywhere. Intolerance, racism, hate, uber greed, and anger! It’s ugly! With all the horrible intolerance and many of it’s leaders inciting violence, it is much more sad. Many Americans I have spoken to about this reality are really starting to get embarrassed by it all and want a real paradigm shift. They want a bright future and not this vitriol that destorys the fabric of the culture.

In the past, America has been a model for success but now it’s becoming a bad joke around the world. It is a national disgrace and a national crisis.

It’s this writers hope that the assasination attempt on Congresswomen Gifford in Arizona and the killing of 6 including a Federal Judge and a 9 year old girl this past week forces the majority of Americans to begin the process of self-evaluation and personal responsibility. Let it be a wake up call to all that it’s time to end the war on ourselves.

In other words, let’s hope the collective American soul stops pointing fingers at others outside her borders and begins the real process of healing the enfermed culture by taking that long look in the mirror.

Let us start the healing by ending our incessant mantra that the USA is # 1! It’s pretentious and quite offensive to the outside global community who look and see the ugly and get turned off. It’s not helpful at all. In fact, the USA really is not so great anymore and so it really has no right to tell others that they are lesser in culture, ideology, and morality. After all, the USA sold it’s integrity and ability to influence in favor of fake wars and killing of common peoples in occupied lands with impunity and arrogance reserved for the 20th centuries biggest thugs!

In fact, this arrogance has to stop if the USA is going to be part of the global leadership moving forward in the 21st century. Otherwise, if the USA fails to take this negative and turn it into a positive, it will sadly continue down the path of losing it’s grip on an abillity to affect the global consciousness.

Moreover, its’ this consciousness that has a direct affect on the culture and standards of living moving forward. In short, the USA will become just another country and nothing to emulate whatsover if it continues to disrepect itself, it’s once proud and honored values, and pretend that extremism is a fine disposition while we preach to others that extremism elsewhere is an enemy. It is this hypocrisy that would directly affect our children and their children for generations to come as the global world kisses us in the door and laughs with contempt as we exit in our 3rd world suit. We really need to marginalize the extremists here in the USA now and not play around anymore. Extremists are the fungus among us!.

I mean, maybe Americans should start to “boo” the the extremists no matter where they come from or what media they respresent. It’s all these big mouths that self-indulge in their own ego-profits while they pose as leaders who abuse the public and the greater global community who are the real eneny of the state. And I really dont’ want hear any apologiest try to sugar coat it. Leadership, accountability, and responsibility are not just words, they are real geninue mantras that we must live by indeed .

So maybe we should consider yelling out a significant heckling “Booooooooooooooo!” to those who incite and get them off the leadership stage for the sake of the future generations. Throw proverbial tomatoes at them! (the operative word is proverbial, meaning, not really throw tomotoes but to reject them as leaders) Anyway, they deserve a rejection! You get the point!

More, we might consider advocating to have these extremists arrested for crimes against Americans. How about putting laws up that put restraints on extremists who choose to incite violence in media! Is that a good idea? I think so! It’s time to put an end to Extremist Entertainment posing as news!

It seems to me that the children should have a future that is better than this garbage! So I say be bold and stand up for good. It’s time for all extremists to sit down on the bench and go back their marginalized corners.
There is just no room for them at the leadership table anymore. They had their chance and it ended in a massacre in an Arizona strip mall on a bloody Saturday. In the name of love, it’s time the dark negative forces go away and it’s time Americans come out and return to the light.

14 Eye Opening Statistics Which Reveal Just How Dramatically The U.S. Economy Has Collapsed Since 2007

Source : Pakalert Press

The Economic Collapse

undefinedMost Americans have become so accustomed to the “new normal” of continual economic decline that they don’t even remember how good things were just a few short years ago.  Back in 2007, unemployment was very low, good jobs were much easier to get, far fewer Americans were living in poverty or enrolled in welfare programs and government finances were in much better shape.  Of course most of this prosperity was fueled by massive amounts of debt, but at least times were better.  Unfortunately, things have really deteriorated over the last several years.  Since 2007, unemployment has skyrocketed, foreclosures have set new all-time records, personal bankruptcies have soared and U.S. government debt has gotten completely and totally out of control.  Poll after poll has shown that Americans are now far less optimistic about the future than they were in 2007.  It is almost as if the past few years have literally sucked the hope out of millions upon millions of Americans.

Sadly, our economic situation is continually getting worse.  Every month the United States loses more factories.  Every month the United States loses more jobs.  Every month the collective wealth of U.S. citizens continues to decline.  Every month the federal government goes into even more debt.  Every month state and local governments go into even more debt.

Unfortunately, things are going to get even worse in the years ahead.  Right now we look back on 2005, 2006 and 2007 as “good times”, but in a few years we will look back on 2010 and 2011 as “good times”.

We are in the midst of a long-term economic decline, and the very bad economic choices that we have been making as a nation for decades are now starting to really catch up with us.

So as horrible as you may think that things are now, just keep in mind that things are going to continue to deteriorate in the years ahead.

But for the moment, let us remember how far we have fallen over the past few years.  The following are 14 eye opening statistics which reveal just how dramatically the U.S. economy has collapsed since 2007….

#1 In November 2007, the official U.S. unemployment rate was just 4.7 percent.  Today, the official U.S. unemployment rate is 9.4 percent.

#2 In November 2007, 18.8% of unemployed Americans had been out of work for 27 weeks or longer.  Today that percentage is up to 41.9%.

#3 As 2007 began, there were just over 1 million Americans that had been unemployed for half a year or longer.  Today, there are over 6 million Americans that have been unemployed for half a year or longer.

#4 Nearly 10 million Americans now receive unemployment insurance, which is almost four times as many as were receiving it back in 2007.

#5 More than half of the U.S. labor force (55 percent) has “suffered a spell of unemployment, a cut in pay, a reduction in hours or have become involuntary part-time workers” since the “recession” began in December 2007.

#6 According to one analysis, the United States has lost a total of approximately 10.5 million jobs since 2007.

#7 As 2007 began, only 26 million Americans were on food stamps.  Today, an all-time record of 43.2 million Americans are enrolled in the food stamp program.

#8 In 2007, the U.S. government held a total of $725 billion in mortgage debt.  As of the middle of 2010, the U.S. government held a total of $5.148 trillion in mortgage debt.

#9 In the year prior to the “official” beginning of the most recent recession in 2007, the IRS filed just 684,000 tax liens against U.S. taxpayers.  During 2010, the IRS filed over a million tax liens against U.S. taxpayers.

#10 From the year 2000 through the year 2007, there were 27 bank failures in the United States.  From 2008 through 2010, there were 314 bank failures in the United States.

#11 According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the number of U.S. families with children living in homeless shelters increased from 131,000 to 170,000 between 2007 and 2009.

#12 In 2007, one poll found that 43 percent of Americans were living “paycheck to paycheck”.  Sadly, according to a survey released very close to the end of 2010, approximately 55 percent of all Americans are now living paycheck to paycheck.

#13 In 2007, the “official” federal budget deficit was just 161 billion dollars.  In 2010, the “official” federal budget deficit was approximately 1.3 trillion dollars.

#14 As 2007 began, the U.S. national debt was just under 8.7 trillion dollars.  Today, the U.S. national debt has just surpassed 14 trillion dollars and it continues to soar into the stratosphere.

So is there any hope that we can turn all of this around?

Unfortunately, the massive amount of debt that we have piled up as a society over the last several decades has made that impossible.

If you add up all forms of debt (government debt, business debt, individual debt), it comes to approximately 360 percent of GDP.  It is the biggest debt bubble in the history of the world.

If the federal government and our state governments stop borrowing and spending so much money, our economy would collapse.  But if they keep borrowing and spending so much money they will continually make the eventual economic collapse even worse.

We are in the terminal stages of the most horrific debt spiral the world has ever seen, and when the debt spiral gets stopped the house of cards is going to finally come down for good.

So enjoy these times while you still have them.  Yes, today is not nearly as prosperous as 2007 was, but today is most definitely a whole lot better than 2015 or 2020 is going to be.

Sadly, we could have avoided this financial disaster completely if only we had listened more carefully to those that founded this nation.  Once upon a time, Thomas Jefferson said the following….

I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our Constitution. I would be willing to depend on that alone for the reduction of the administration of our government to the genuine principles of its Constitution; I mean an additional article, taking from the federal government the power of borrowing.

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