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Massive Psy-op? Obama Can Ban Guns By Himself – And He Will
December 20, 2012
We would be all for gun control except for two things: It doesn't work and it seems to be part of what we call directed history. The goal is to reduce the ability of individuals to fight back against world government. There is almost no doubt more "controls" ar ...
Brits Rename Piece of Antarctica 'Queen Elizabeth Land'
December 20, 2012
Here's one that slipped under the radar of most of the alternative 'Net media. Part of Antarctica was just named for Queen Elizabeth (see above). The subdominant social theme here, as enunciated by the BBC and other outlets, could be that this is simply a furth ...
Outlook for 2013: More 'Easy Money'
December 20, 2012
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." ~ Alexis de Tocqueville We are quickly approaching the end of the year and a time during which, in the world of investing, a frenzy of for ...
Does Berlusconi Matter to the EU?
December 19, 2012
We were told months ago that Silvio Berlusconi was going back into politics. He's easily the most important politico in Italy, so we weren't surprised. His presence has only become more important when measured against that of the technocrat, Mario Monti. And Mo ...
Why the Chinese Demand US Gun Control
December 19, 2012
The Chinese have weighed in ... Breitbart is reporting that the Chinese government is concerned about US gun violence (see above excerpt). This is notable because it tends to support certain dominant social themes we have noted before. We do believe that the Ch ...
Big Pharma: When Will Critical Mass Be Reached?
December 19, 2012
We keep covering the unraveling of the pharmaceutical industry because this is where what we call the Internet Reformation has been increasingly effective. Even ten years ago, the Western model of healthcare was regnant but now it is reeling. And the Internet i ...
Internalized Oppression
December 19, 2012
Over the summer, my family and I went for a walk in the nearby woods. There is a shallow creek winding its way through a beautiful redwood forest and we thought it would be fun to take our Malamute puppy, who loves the water, for a slosh up the creek. There we ...
Promises Will Be Broken
December 19, 2012
When wealth was easy to identify and easy to control - that is, when it was mostly land - a few insiders could do a fairly good job of keeping it for themselves. The feudal hierarchy gave everybody a place in the system, with the insiders at the top of the heap ...
The Madness of Afghanistan
December 18, 2012
Con Coughlin is one of the most persistent and consistent of Afghan war reporters. In fact, a UK Telegraph feedbacker noted recently: I admire your consistent position on all matters war, Mr Coughlin. There hasn't been one single war (or the threat of it, such ...
No More Questions to Ask About Sandy Hook Shooting?
December 18, 2012
There are questions to ask, just as there were at Columbine where hundreds of witnesses saw more than two young shooters and tried, to no avail, to testify about what they witnessed. The Columbine investigation was closed without addressing this point and many ...
Right to Work is Part of Economic Liberty
December 18, 2012
Many observers were surprised when Michigan, historically a stronghold of union power, became the nation's 24th "Right to Work" state. The backlash from November's unsuccessful attempt to pass a referendum forbidding the state from adopting a right to work law ...
The Fiscal Cliff Is A Diversion: The Derivatives Tsunami and the Dollar Bubble
December 18, 2012
The "fiscal cliff" is another hoax designed to shift the attention of policymakers, the media, and the attentive public, if any, from huge problems to small ones. The fiscal cliff is automatic spending cuts and tax increases in order to reduce the deficit by an ...
The Bank For International Settlements: Beware a Crash
December 17, 2012
Here's another example of how elite dominant social themes work. Often, these fear-based promotions are reinforced by reality. In other words, if you want to explain to people that food-scarcity demands United Nations involvement in food production, you first a ...
The Horror of the Connecticut Shooting and the Tragedy of Unresolved Massacres
December 17, 2012
It is almost impossible to write about the horrible shooting in Sandy Hook because of the age of the little ones who were shot. One wants to weep looking at so many innocent faces of now-dead children. But what if the narrative is a false one? What if there is ...
Doubting One's Mind
December 17, 2012
A central topic of philosophy throughout the ages has been whether human beings can trust their minds, including their sensory awareness and thinking. Skepticism about this has been a major challenge and many from Socrates to such recent and current thinkers as ...
Charles Payne on Post-Election Politics, Stock Picking and the Future of Investing
December 16, 2012
The Daily Bell is pleased to present this exclusive interview with Charles Payne. Here's a brief snippet. Daily Bell: What do you expect over the next few years? What can people do to protect themselves? Charles Payne: I don't want people to panic. In February ...
'World War Z' Seems to Be a Good Example of Elite Dominant Social Themes
December 15, 2012
Recently, I wrote about elite dominant social themes and economics but for a change of pace we'll take a look at a blockbuster movie set for release next summer ... "World War Z," starring the major movie star, Brad Pitt. Over at Infowars, Alex Jones has recent ...
Now Reuters Opinion-Maker Endorses National Socialist Economics
December 14, 2012
This excerpt from an opinion piece posted at Reuters entitled "Ethical economy: A tale of two half-centuries" was written by Edward Hades but it could have been written by any one of a number of people functioning within the power elite orbit. It is exactly wha ...
Shock: Onion Takes Aim at Official 9/11 Story
December 14, 2012
Holy Batman! The satirical Onion website has just posted an editorial entitled, "Ho, Ho, Ho! 9/11 Was An Inside Job!" We are very surprised to see this sort of article at the Onion, as we long ago gave up on this website as a site that was as predictable as it ...
Double Tap Drones: What Has Happened to the United States?
December 14, 2012
What we call the Internet Reformation can be seen clearly in reports like this. A young man uses 'Net technology to track every drone strike and makes a horrible discovery. A 'Net facility called Business Insider then blows up the story by publishing it around ...
On The Controlled Media Matrix and Collateral Damage
December 14, 2012
Although George Carlin's often-crude language can upset some, given his understanding of the world we live in, the "shock" value is necessary to get his point across, that a tiny elite intends to control and manage the world like a global plantation and we are ...
Now UN Wants to Control Tourist Behavior … For the 'Greater Good,' of Course
December 13, 2012
Did you know there was a UN World Tourism Organization? It may not seem like such a big deal but it shows us once more how ubiquitous world government is getting and how vast the resources are behind the United Nations. As with ALL UN agencies, apparently, a pr ...
A Dishonest Article about US Army Suicides
December 13, 2012
The reason this article is dishonest is because of what it leaves out. The authors, both retired army generals, suggest that a big help to officers when it comes to mental health is the ability to find out if soldiers have guns at home – and then to address t ...
Ethics and Gouging
December 13, 2012
During most emergencies there are those who could certainly use quite a bit of help and it is on such occasions that complaints about gouging surface most vociferously. The recent storms and hurricanes in the Northeast and elsewhere saw many people having to bo ...
Emerging Market Economies – A Structural Reduction of Portfolio Risk
December 13, 2012
Emerging market economies appear increasingly sound. This improvement, in part, can be attributed to commodity exports and wage advantages, which, in combination, have led to increased foreign currency reserves. Contrary to many of the 'developed economies,' em ...
Two-Track Corporate Justice Is Not the American Way
December 12, 2012
The bottom line here is that the crooks are NOT caught. Bear in mind as a libertarian paper, we don't buy into any of these pseudo crimes. Money laundering, drug buying, regulatory transgressions... none of these have anything to do with natural law. They are a ...
Satirist of Drones Arrested by NYPD
December 12, 2012
There are two problems with the arrest of Essam Attia. The first is that the police apparently went out of their way to arrest him. Thus the NYPD is applying the law unequally.The second problem is that what Attia is doing is satire and is thus a legally protec ...
More Too Much of a Good Thing
December 12, 2012
Parley-vous francais? You can learn that much French in about 5 minutes. If you knew no French before, this represents an infinite increase. In about 5 more minutes you can learn "Je m'appelle Todd," an increase of about 100% on what you knew before. Thereafter ...
Power Elite Bans Classic Books in US, Seeks Exclusive Narrative
December 11, 2012
Fahrenheit 451 and other books about censorship got it wrong. The powers-that-be don't want to ban books, they want to ban STORIES. This is the inescapable conclusion for those of us who believe in directed history. Over the past decade of covering the world fo ...
Another Meme Sours? EU Peace Prize Generates Continued Debate
December 11, 2012
When the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize was announced as the EU, the entire press corps (those in attendance) reportedly let out a united groan. This was certainly an unusual reaction for the top reporters of a bought-and-paid-for press. Coming after a ...
Vatican Calls for Global Genocide
December 11, 2012
According to Andrew Puhanic, contributor to the alternative media website the Activist Post, the Vatican (the Pope) has called for world government and a New World Order... He writes that the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has recently made a ...
Kidnapped Doctor Rescue Was Probably Black Op After All
December 11, 2012
When we read about the good doctor's rescue, the thought flashed through our collective pointy heads that it was probably not exactly what it seemed to be. Well, now a fellow called "JP Sottile" has done a devastating analysis of what probably went on (see exce ...
Expanding Covert Warfare Makes Us Less Safe
December 11, 2012
Earlier this month we learned that the Obama Administration is significantly expanding the number of covert Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) agents overseas. From just a few hundred DIA agents overseas today, the administration intends to eventually deploy som ...
Budget Farce Suggests Term Limits Needed
December 11, 2012
Put simply, the fiscal cliff debate is an illustration of staggering political cowardice. Politicians of both parties are unwilling to ask voters to pay for all of the big government promises that they made on the campaign trail. They would rather risk the coun ...
Great Examiner Article on Copyright, Buried Lede on Staffer's Firing
December 10, 2012
The lede of this article is a bit buried, in our humble view. Here's the real news: "The staffer who wrote the memo [see above], an ambitious 24-year-old named Derek Khanna, was fired – even before the RSC had decided on other staffing changes for the upcomin ...
CIA Takes Over Pentagon
December 10, 2012
Here's a new dominant social theme. We're supposed to be comforted apparently that the Pentagon and CIA are merging, with the CIA coming out on top. Between the two groups, you've probably got nearly US$1 trillion being utilized for intel and military purposes ...
Is It Peak Water Yet? Another Phony Meme
December 10, 2012
As we can see from the above excerpt, another elite dominant social theme is making the rounds: Peak Water. We try to keep up with memes but we must confess we missed this one even though there are already 250,000 "Peak Water" cites on Google. We want to take t ...
Doha Didn't Do So Well But the Elites Will Surely Strike Again
December 10, 2012
The climate change meetings that took place recently at Doha proved difficult once again for the power elite – the one that wants to run the world and is using enforced scarcity to help it do so. But the very difficulty of negotiating climate change agreement ...
The Myth of Non-coercive Paternalism
December 10, 2012
The father-son team Robert and Edward Skidelsky – the former a recent biographer and avid champion of John Maynard Keynes, the latter a professor of philosophy – have written a book that joins the long list of anti-free market tirades available to us from w ...
More Phony Employment Numbers
December 10, 2012
Statistician John Williams (shadowstats.com) calls the government's latest jobs and unemployment reports "nonsense numbers." There are a number of ongoing problems with the released numbers. For example, the concurrent-seasonal factor adjustments are unstable. ...
Stephen Leeb on Peak Oil, Resource Scarcity and the Dangers of a Resurgent China
December 09, 2012
The Daily Bell is pleased to present this exclusive interview with Dr. Stephen Leeb. Daily Bell: Give us some background on yourself. Where did you grow up? You went to university and gained many degrees. Tell us about them and why you got them. What did you do ...
FDR, Lincoln … and a Disturbing Supposition Regarding Barack Obama
December 08, 2012
Here's a new dominant social theme: US presidents are good and they ought to be in movies. Of course, it helps if you are a socialist leader and make maximum use of the awesome power of Leviathan. The two presidents currently being lionized – surprise, surpri ...
EU's Directed History Grinds On
December 07, 2012
As we and others have documented, EU officials decades ago anticipated an economic crisis that would yield a political union. That plan obviously remains unchanged. We can see from the above article excerpt that what was plotted long ago is blossoming today. Wh ...
What Orwell Didn't Know About Elitist 'Scum' Villages
December 07, 2012
We've written many articles about the advent of private cities – run by multinationals in league with local or national governments. But it never occurred to us that the elites organizing this particular form of infrastructure would provide us with the other ...
Der Spiegel Explains the Directed History of Middle East
December 07, 2012
It is amazing to watch what we call directed history at work. This Der Spiegel article perfectly encapsulates how the power elite first establishes and then inculcates its dominant social themes. In this case the dominant social theme, increasingly, is that a w ...
South Africa Vanishes With Its Gold?
December 06, 2012
We never believed that either Zimbabwe or South Africa would work out as countries with a shared black and white heritage. Our fears have already been borne out in Zimbabwe and soon, we fear, the same sort of destruction will be visited on South Africa. Within ...
Military Times Explains Why US Targets Afghan Children
December 06, 2012
War is a cruel and ugly business. The longer it continues, the worse it gets and the more apt atrocities are to become accepted and even justified. Now US Marines appear to be justifying the killing of "enemy" children. The frustration is palpable and one can, ...
Electronic Handcuffs: More Warnings From Law Enforcement …
December 06, 2012
PatentBolt covers "innovation" via patents, as we can see from the above write-up. The dominant social theme has to do with the efficiency of law enforcement in the US and the advances that are being made in prisoner treatment. But the reality, as we've pointed ...
I Told You So! Of Course Washington will Steal Your Retirement Benefits
December 06, 2012
Today the twin fake memes of a "Fiscal Cliff" and "Austerity" are combining to create a contrived excuse to tax and steal far more of your wealth and income, including your retirement benefits. The press is filled with articles and editorials like one recently ...
Defending Ideology
December 06, 2012
It is very common among intellectuals in our time to demean ideology. Thus if one supports, say, free trade with foreign firms, one is belittled for doing so on grounds of one's conviction that free trade is generally better than trade that is regimented by gov ...
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