Central Bank Interventions and the Looming Catastrophe

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In this recent interview below, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts describes the “house of cards” that is today’s global regime of money, banking and finance. Since the financial crisis of 2008, the major central banks around the world—the Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan—have all been active in the securities markets, buying huge amounts of government and corporate bonds and shares of private companies, a process that is euphemistically called “quantitative easing.”

As Roberts points out, these actions are being taken to support the big banks. I agree, but it goes much deeper than that. The underlying objective is to preserve the global interest-based debt-money system which requires continual expansion if debt, an inherent systemic flaw which I call the “debt growth imperative.” The result of these market manipulations, of course, has been the inflation of market bubbles in bonds, stocks, and real…

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Medvedev: Dollar should not dominate the world

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https://www.rt.com/business/408425-dollar-dominance-russia-medvedev-yuan/

The international financial system needs to balance which is why there is no place for a dominant currency, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a news conference on Wednesday.

“The balanced system of financial relations should be based on the use of various reserve currencies, various forms of settlement. There should be no domination of any one currency,” said Medvedev, speaking at the regular Russia and China heads of government meeting.

Medvedev said that no matter how strong the American economy, it also faces problems from time to time. “As a result, the entire financial world is shaken. A more balanced international financial system is better for everyone,” the prime minister said.

According to Medvedev, Russia is pleased with the growing role of the Chinese yuan in global settlements, as it represents one of the world’s largest economies.

In May, Russia and China established an investment fund worth…

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America Breaks Down: The Anatomy of a National Nervous Breakdown

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By John W. Whitehead

This country has been having a nationwide nervous breakdown since 9/11. A nation of people suddenly broke, the market economy goes to shit, and they’re threatened on every side by an unknown, sinister enemy. But I don’t think fear is a very effective way of dealing with things—of responding to reality. Fear is just another word for ignorance.”—Hunter S. Thompson, gonzo journalist

November 09, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – Another shooting, another day in America.

Or so it seems.

With alarming regularity, the nation is being subjected to a spate of violence that terrorizes the public, destabilizes the country’s fragile ecosystem, and gives the government greater justifications to crack down, lock down, and institute even more authoritarian policies for the so-called sake of national security without many objections from the citizenry.

Take this latest mass shooting that took place at a small…

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Money, Value, and Time

Wednesday, November 8, 2017; by Anna von Reitz

I have pointed out the actual problem many, many times—-but still somehow people aren’t  listening and really hearing the message:
Money is an illusion.  A Fakir’s trick.  An idol.  Literally.  It is unreal in the same sense that a photograph is unreal.
That gold coin you are holding in your hand is being used — arbitrarily — to represent other commodities and goods, but it really isn’t the “same as” all those other commodities and goods, is it?
The promoters of this system of things have convinced you that gold (or paper or lead slugs or tulip bulbs or whatever else is being used as a “medium of exchange”) has value apart from whatever value you give to it— and it really doesn’t.
Even the language of money is straight from a carnival sideshow.  Think about it: “medium of exchange”?   Like Madam Zorba, the famous Medium and Fortune Teller?  Money,regardless of the form it takes, is phony by nature.
I have had people tell me that “gold is a store of value”.
Okay, I said, show me a “charged” versus a “discharged” piece of gold?  How can you tell when it is storing up value and when it isn’t?  Does a light go on?
The truth is that gold doesn’t store value or anything else, unless you make it into a box to hold napkins.
And, it doesn’t matter if you are using pieces of paper or digits in a ledger or gold coins or tiles of glass or wampum beads as money.
It’s all fake. It all requires “suspension of belief” — the same kind of willingness to be deceived that takes place when you go to a movie about flying cars and unicorns.
It truly does not matter what you use to represent value — value itself remains obscure, a creature of imagination and circumstance.
Basically, value is your opinion of how much something is worth to you at any given moment.  A glass of water is beyond price to a man dying of thirst.  My red shoes may be valuable to me, but useless to a woman who wears Size 10 and hates red. Are you beginning to really think about all these things?  Maybe for the first time?
The men who have been running this world for the past thousand years don’t want you to think about how arbitrary and variable “value” is, because if you did, you might also realize that what we use to “represent value” is even more illusory.
Ever wonder why bankers are so sober and straight-laced in appearance?  It’s because they are playing poker.  All the time.
Get these boys in a back room and they talk a million miles an hour. You cannot shut them up.  They talk endlessly about the minute details of their personal lives, their families, their dogs, their cats, their religious beliefs, their secret fears, their most embarrassing moment—-it all spills out in torrents.
In ten minutes, you will know more about Maury, the Banker, than you ever wanted to know.  You will hear about how his Father abused him, that his Mother was a lush, that his Son-in-Law beats his daughter every time she gets pregnant. You will get acquainted with his cat, Felix, who weighs almost thirty pounds and has to eat a special restricted calorie diet….. then you will hear about his veterinarian, who charges $300 dollars an hour to tell Maury he’s feeding the cat too much.
Outside of Hollywood and the Strip in Vegas,  there is not a stranger social arena in the world than a convention of bankers.
I stand around at these events and nod sagely and look deep into their eyes.  They mostly look sad and guilty, like bad dogs who got caught sleeping on the couch. The endless chatter about nothing for nine out of ten hours is part of the anxiety:  “Oh, God, Paula, what do I do now?  They know.  I mean, they really know!…..and they are going to kill me.  I just know they are going to kill me….”
A couple weeks ago, these same people were talking about arbitrarily setting the value of gold at $10,000 an ounce in an effort to “create value” in the asset-backed world sufficient to counterbalance all the credit and debt that has already been issued.
I laughed out loud.
Why don’t we all get our flashlights and pitch our pup tents in the back yard?  You go find your scary mask from last Halloween and I will get a campfire going. We will sit around and tell ghost stories until we believe them and spend all night quivering in our sleeping bags for fun.
That’s the kind of thing that grown men and women are doing, because most of them, even the bankers, really, truly, have no concept of what money is —- and isn’t.  And it is worse than simple ignorance.  It’s that they don’t want to know.
They are afraid to give up their illusions.  They desperately want to believe in flying cars and unicorns.  It doesn’t matter to them that what they are currently doing and also what they are proposing to do in the future, is not based on reality.
Nobody, it seems, can face the unreality of money.
Except a few Great-Grandmas who could give a damn, that is.
IF enough people would sit down and look at the paper in their wallets one afternoon and fully realize that it is just paper, or if they hauled out their stash of gold coins and realized that it is just some lumps of metal, the world would change. Immediately. Forever.  For the better.
The willful mass delusion we have been living in could finally end.
Our time on Earth, our energy, our skills, our dreams, our will to do good, our loving relationships, the wealth of our planet’s resources— these are our most valuable treasures by far— and we are being snookered into exchanging them for what?
Pieces of paper?  Lumps of metal?  Digits entered into a bank ledger?  Really?
We can never count how many rich men have won the game and lost the battle.
They have come to their graves saying, “Oh, crap…. I wasted my time playing the stock market…..I should have married Ellen Henderson instead….. I hardly know my son…..What good is all my money now?”
The fact is that money is unreal, but the ill-effects of money, and especially of money monopolies, are tragic—-and, until we face the fact that money is unreal, we can’t even deal with the unreality of it in a sane way.
We just continue to wander around in a haze being deluded, valuing things that aren’t valuable, and being cheated up, down, and sideways by charlatans who have cornered the market on this Grand Illusion.
I know that what we have proposed as the solution has caused no end of consternation — both among those who know that money is an idol and those who remain True Believers— but something practical has to be done and there must be some logical basis for doing it.
The carried-forward debt of the world has become a great burden to 99% of the people and an unusable resource for the other 1% who are, ironically enough, burdened down trying to manage and deploy the accumulated credit in a way that preserves the “perceived value”—– that is, scarcity, of money.
It’s a crazy-making situation no matter which foot you stand on, either having far too little or far too much, with everyone fighting over who-owes-who what.
Wearily, I explain that the problem is that we actually have both too much credit and too much debt, and nobody is willing to do the bookkeeping.
What should happen is very simple and I have directed the Vatican Chancery Court (the bank for the Holy See) to do it.  Issue the credit to cancel out the debt.  Then issue more credit ear-marked for actual living people and their unincorporated small businesses, and another dollop of credit ear-marked for corporations.
What shall we base all this new credit on?
Well, since money is imaginary, we don’t really need any basis for it, but if the gullible and plodding among us need a basis to issue credit here are some ideas:
1. Instead of arbitrarily valuing gold at $10,000 per ounce, why don’t we value each man’s labor at $50,000 per hour?   It would make as much sense and cut down the debt five times faster.
2. Instead of secretively buying life insurance policies on strangers and betting on how soon they will die, why don’t we openly buy old age insurance policies on friends and bet on how long they will live?   That at least de-incentivizes corrupt medical practices, war-mongering, genocide, and development of man-made diseases.
3. Since the rats abused our delegated powers to charter all these corporations that are abusing the living people and  enjoying all the ill-gotten gains of undeserved bankruptcy protection at our expense, why not base all the new credit on worldwide corporate assets?  Let those who benefit from the scams and the bankruptcies pick up the tab for it.
I could probably come up with a hundred ways to quietly chisel away the “World Debt” and nobody would even feel the loss— the problem is that the perpetrators responsible for this situation envision a world in which men are born into perpetual enslavement and debt, a world in which money is ever more scarce and so, imagined to be more valuable.
That’s why everyone needs to wake up and smell the java now.
It’s all flying jalopies.
The whole “Monetary Crisis” and the “National Debt” and the “Global Currency Reset” and the “Foreclosure Crisis” — is all bogus, arbitrary, carnival sideshow illusion and fraud.  It doesn’t matter if it is gold yen or glass shrinky dinks used to promote it— the bottom line is that money of all kinds is an illusion and it always has been.
While it could be a good and useful tool, the greed and stupidity of men has allowed money to become a scourge and a tool misused to promote misery and enslavement instead.
It’s time now to wake up from a very bad dream.  Put away the concepts of childhood.  End your own enslavement.  Every country has abundant resources.  Every man has labor to trade. There is no excuse for lack or for fear anywhere on Earth.  All we really need is some hard-headed common sense.
What is that stuff in your wallet, but a gob of paper someone printed?
Do you work for the government or does the government work for you?
Get your Thinking Caps on, Campers.  Set your Shinola Sensors on “High”.
We all ride for the brand and its up to us to choose which brand we ride for.
Seems to me that I recall Jesus paying off all the debts of the world forever, two thousand years ago.  So why is Satan still here with his hand out?
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Innovative Alternatives Can Revive Local Businesses and Communities.

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Money Is An Agreement
In the last post I discussed the evidence that policies and regulations are destroying small and local businesses, today I wish to remind everyone that innovations with complementary and local currencies can revive local communities.
Do a internet search and you will find many local and complementary currencies.

Globalisation has a hidden agenda, within what is known as a “Silent War”, it is a struggle for your mind, for your ability to think beyond the indoctrination and cultural engineering from their institutions and programmes.
Please, share worldwide and amplify awareness with innovative enthusiasm.

We actually have the capacity to create a very different reality by enabling our energies to move more freely where they are most needed. –Bernard Lietaer

The IMF documented 421 financial crises between 1970 and 2007 – their international monetary system has always been unstable!

Alternatives that do not mandate confrontation to the current system…

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Death and Extinction of the Bees

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Global Research, November 08, 2017

This article was originally published in March 2014

Scientists have recently reported that mass extinctions of marine animals may soon be occurring at alarmingly rapid rates than previously projected due to pollution, rising water temperatures and loss of habitat. Many land species also face a similar fate for the same reasons. But perhaps the biggest foreboding danger of all facing humans is the loss of the global honeybee population. The consequence of a dying bee population impacts man at the highest levels on our food chain, posing an enormously grave threat to human survival. Since no other single animal species plays a more significant role in producing the fruits and vegetables that we humans commonly take for granted yet require near daily to stay alive, the greatest modern scientist Albert Einstein once prophetically remarked, “Mankind will not survive the honeybees’ disappearance for more…

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Globalization: Regulations and New Policies Destroying Small and Local Businesses

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Bluntly speaking the mega-corps are on a path to own it all – Own The World.

Since the 2008 financial crisis many have documented the disappearing community banks in America, and hopefully this is no longer a surprise to the reader.
This banking consolidation of power should alarm anyone interested in rebuilding local economies and redirecting capital flows away from the military industrial complex and Wall Street, and toward more productive efforts supporting families and lifting people out of poverty.

…”the reality that more than one in five U.S. banks have disappeared—1,708, or more than one every business day—since Dodd-Frank was enacted. Meanwhile, virtually no new banks have been formed, a historically unprecedented lack of investment and startup activity for the industry.” –politico.com By ROB NICHOLS 09/06/2016

We observe policies and regulations impacting small banks and local businesses.
Indeed, as the central banks’ market speculators lift stocks to…

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Paradise Papers leak reveals secrets of the world elite’s hidden wealth

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https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/nov/05/paradise-papers-leak-reveals-secrets-of-world-elites-hidden-wealth?CMP=share_btn_tw

The world’s biggest businesses, heads of state and global figures in politics, entertainment and sport who have sheltered their wealth in secretive tax havens are being revealed this week in a major new investigation into Britain’s offshore empires.

The details come from a leak of 13.4m files that expose the global environments in which tax abuses can thrive – and the complex and seemingly artificial ways the wealthiest corporations can legally protect their wealth.

The material, which has come from two offshore service providers and the company registries of 19 tax havens, was obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and shared by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists with partners including the Guardian, the BBC and the New York Times.

The project has been called the Paradise Papers. It reveals:

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Global. Collateral. Accounts.

Friday, November 3, 2017; By Anna Von Reitz

In this world, you have to pay close attention to words.  Very close.

Take a look at the title of this article.  What do you see?
Three words: global, collateral, and accounts.
What do those words imply?  Global = worldwide, planetary, jurisdiction of the air, the realm of ideas and intellectual property.  Collateral = things of value put at risk as assets justifying debt.  Accounts = a plus and minus ledgering system keeping track of something— could be money, could be credits, could be number of oranges in a warehouse.
String them all together and what have you got?  Global Collateral Accounts. An accounting system that is global in nature, keeping track of unspecified assets being used as collateral.
You have just described the B.E.A.S.T.  and  — though some people would give you the deliberate impression that the Global Collateral Accounts are stockpiles of gold amassed in China, the Philippines, and elsewhere—- that isn’t really the case.
You and everything you own or have an interest in constitute the “collateral” in the B.E.A.S.T. system.
Your labor, your biological “products” including organs and children and blood, your home, your land, your businesses, your country, your culture, your art and artifacts, all the natural and human resources you can think of, have all been neatly cataloged, described, copyrighted for the benefit of corporations, and used as collateral backing the debts of these same corporations.
In the old feudal system, serfs were owned by kings and countries.  In the new feudal system, serfs are owned by presidents and corporations. Nothing has changed.  The criminals responsible are simply sleeker and more diplomatic, more secretive, and far more automated.
It all comes down to the same thing— a form of government in which the people are ruthlessly preyed upon instead of being protected and served, a variety of ancient tribal thuggery going back to the days of the cavemen,  rulership achieved by force and abuse of power, glorifying the few via the misery and enslavement of the many.
Our circumstance would be easy to recognize if we were honest, but we have been trained since babyhood not to face unpleasant things like death, slavery, meaningless drudgery, and criminals in our midst.
Still, more and more, the Truth becomes self-evident.  It shows up at the gas pump, when you realize that a large part of the price per gallon is taxes imposed by the “government”.  It shows up every April 15, when the “government” takes between 40% and 80% of your earnings.
It shows up when the “government” tells you that you have to vaccinate your children with poisons, have to pay off a mortgage that the “government” owes before you can own land that is otherwise yours, have to use private bank script instead of money.  Have to, have to, have to…..
The fact is that the most abused serfs during the Middle Ages gave up 20% of their labor and substance to the government every year.  We are giving the B.E.A.S.T a hundred percent of everything for life.  We are “presumed” to have donated it all, usually within hours of birth.
And when someone wakes up and says, “No!” — what happens?
The zombies in charge of this system of things can’t hear you.  They just plod relentlessly, mindlessly onward, shake their heads as if plain English had suddenly become gibberish, and continue filing and stamping and processing, processing, processing.
Dear hearts, those things you think of as “Social Security Numbers” are numbers assigned to prisoners, just like in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany.
Those NAMES that you see on every bill and account statement?  Those are charges against your ESTATE or a PUBLIC UTILITY named after you.  You no longer have an identity as a living being.  You are now considered a PERSON— a dead corporate franchise literally belonging to a larger corporate franchise that belongs to a still larger corporate franchise.
And sitting at the top of this pile of plunder and presumption is the Holy See.
It is very evident now that the “Fourth Reich” of the Holy Roman Empire has nearly succeeded in its mad quest to own and dominate and rule the entire world.  It’s center of operations has been found buried deep in the heart of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
And as Voltaire said, it is neither “holy” nor “Roman” nor an “empire”.  It’s a gigantic crime syndicate, nothing more or less, operating under color of law and a veil of propriety.
It’s important to realize that you and your family are the collateral in this system.  You have been pledged as assets.  Of course, those doing all this pledging in your behalf didn’t bother to tell you this. You might have objected, as we do now.
You might have awakened and said, “All of this is nothing but automated fraud and lies!”
And then what?
These dead things, these corporations, have no right to exist.  In fact, their existence is predicated on them operating lawfully according to the Public Law, not according to some private, corporate law in which the criminals dictate their own rules.
Who is responsible for this Mess?  Ultimately, the Roman Catholic Church.
The Roman Curia created (out of thin air) all the various kinds of corporations infesting our world— trusts, cooperatives, foundations, c-corps, s-corps, b-corps, limited liability partnerships— you name it, and they defined and ordered it, by fiat, like acts of black magic, summoning these forms of organizations into the world, giving them special roles and privileges, defining what they can and cannot do.
And the Holy See— while remaining studiously unincorporated itself— has used these arbitrarily bestowed privileges as bait, encouraging all the other governments of the world to incorporate themselves, which has left the Holy See in control of everything. Almost.
Iran, North Korea, and The United States of America (which just happens to own everything as a result of being used as a convenient storage facility and base of operations for this madness) are unincorporated and not under the control of the Holy See.  All around the world, other governments are waking up, too.  Lions and tigers and bears!  Oh, my!
Corporations have no sovereignty.  Corporations have no life.  It is entirely permissible to rape, kill, and plunder corporations.  And because you have been “redefined” as a corporate franchise since infancy, the madmen responsible for Agenda 21 now think that they can just arbitrarily kill nine out of ten of you, and face no eternal consequences.  They think they can kill CHINA and JAPAN and the UNITED KINGDOM, too.
Right.
It seems that every day I get a dozen emails saying that this is the latest “Intel” and instead, it is all just a bunch of gossip and hearsay about this faction or that, this government or that government, one group of thugs versus another.  That is not what this is all really about.
This is a struggle for your mind, for your ability to think, for your ability to recognize what is real and what isn’t real.  Let’s get a guess and a grip?  Show me “PepsiCo” or “GM”.  Right now.  In the flesh.
These things don’t exist, and yet they are claiming to own you as chattel.  That should be alarming enough, but beyond that, you need to recognize that what the perpetrators of this scheme are really aiming at is the reinstitution of the ancient feudal system — only instead of belonging to a king and a kingdom, they would have you belong to a corporation and be bought and sold and traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

 

Time to object in the most explicit terms possible, to as many officials as possible.

‘AI may replace humans’ & become new form of life – Stephen Hawking

One day robots could entirely edge out human beings and become a new life form that is even capable of replicating itself, Stephen Hawking has warned, once again predicting a rather grim future for humankind.

“I fear that AI may replace humans altogether,” the renowned physicist told Wired magazine, as cited by the Cambridge News. “If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI that improves and replicates itself. This will be a new form of life that outperforms humans,” Hawking added.

© Nigel Treblin

However, humanity itself has already reached “the point of no return”and may destroy itself first, the 75-year-old academic predicts. “Our earth is becoming too small for us, global population is increasing at an alarming rate and we are in danger of self-destructing.”

Read more: https://www.rt.com/news/408675-stephen-hawking-ai-replace-humans/

READ MORE: Stephen Hawking warns humans could be ‘superseded’ by supercomputers

How America Spreads Global Chaos

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The U.S. government may pretend to respect a “rules-based” global order, but the only rule Washington seems to follow is “might makes right” — and the CIA has long served as a chief instigator and enforcer, writes Nicolas J.S. Davies.

Global Research, November 02, 2017
Consortiumnews 30 October 2017

As the recent PBS documentary on the American War in Vietnam acknowledged, few American officials ever believed that the United States could win the war, neither those advising Johnson as he committed hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops, nor those advising Nixon as he escalated a brutal aerial bombardment that had already killed millions of people.

As conversations tape-recorded in the White House reveal, and as other writers have documented, the reasons for wading into the Big Muddy, as Pete Seeger satirized it, and then pushing on regardless, all came down to “credibility”: the domestic…

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Seeds of Destruction: Hijacking of the World’s Food System

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Essential book by F. William Engdahl now available in PDF format

As F. William Engdahl wrote in “Death of the Birds and the Bees Across America“:

Birds and bees are something most of us take for granted as part of nature. The expression “teaching about the birds and the bees” to explain the process of human reproduction to young people is not an accidental expression. Bees and birds contribute to the essence of life on our planet. A study by the US Department of Agriculture estimated that “…perhaps one-third of our total diet is dependent, directly or indirectly, upon insect-pollinated plants.”[1]

The honey bee, Apis mellifera, is the most important pollinator of agricultural crops. Honey bees pollinate over 70 out of 100 crops that in turn provide 90% of the world’s food. They pollinate most fruits and vegetables — including apples, oranges, strawberries, onions and carrots.[2] But while…

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Balfour: Then and Now

Global Justice in the 21st Century

 

Today, November 2, is exactly 100 years after the issuance of the Balfour Declaration, the pledge given to the World Zionist Movement in a letter signed by the British Foreign Secretary to support the establishment of a ‘national home’ in the then Ottoman millet of Palestine. Certainly ‘a day of infamy’ for the Palestinian people and their friends around the world, while unfortunately treated as ‘a day of pride’ by the British Government, and all in the West those morally bankrupt enough to regret the passing of the colonial era, and to pretend without embarrassment that the Balfour legacy is something to celebrate, rather than to mourn, in the year 2017.

 

The British pledge was an unabashed expression of colonialist arrogance in 1917, ironically made at the dawn of the worldwide movement of national upheavals that would lead in the course of the century to the collapse of…

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Pope Francis has abolished hell, purgatory and heaven

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https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/worlds-end-update.-the-last-things-according-to-francis

In the important newspaper “la Repubblica” of which he is the founder, Eugenio Scalfari, an undisputed authority of Italian secular thought, last October 9 returned to speaking in the following terms about what he sees as a “revolution” of this pontificate, in comments by Francis that are derived from his frequents conversations with him:

“Pope Francis has abolished the places where souls were supposed to go after death: hell, purgatory, heaven. The idea he holds is that souls dominated by evil and unrepentant cease to exist, while those that have been redeemed from evil will be taken up into beatitude, contemplating God.”

Observing immediately afterward:

“The universal judgment that is in the tradition of the Church therefore becomes devoid of meaning. It remains a simple pretext that has given rise to splendid paintings in the history of art. Nothing other than this.”

It is seriously doubtful that Pope…

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‘Decimated’: Germany’s Birds Disappear as Insect Abundance Plummets 76%

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Mongabay 27 October 2017

A new study in PLOS ONE reveals a 76 percent reduction in Germany’s flying insect biomass over the past 27 years while another reports the country’s bird abundance has declined 15 percent in just over a decade.

While the causes behind the insect decline haven’t yet been conclusively studied, the PLOS ONE study suggests agricultural intensification like increased pesticide use may be contributing to the decline.

Neonicotinoid pesticides have been blamed for bee declines, and studies also link them to declines in aquatic insect communities. Many flying insects have aquatic life stages.

More research is underway to better understand the causes and ramifications of such a big decline in flying insect biomass.

Germany’s flying insect biomass has dropped 76 percent in the past 27 years, according to a study published last week in PLOS ONE. The findings…

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Civilian Property Emblem – In the Case of Martial Law Intensifying

Thursday, October 26, 2017; from Anna Von Reitz;

Instruction to Safely Identify Your Home and Property in the Case of Martial Law Intensifying.

Take a rigid piece of material– wood, metal, foam core, etc. and make a sign — a rectangle 5 inches tall by ten inches wide.

Draw a diagonal line from the top right to the left bottom corner so that there now appear to be two triangles inscribed, one above the other.

Color the top triangle black and the bottom triangle white.

Firmly attach this emblem to your house, your gates, and display in the front and rear windows of your car, boat, etc., to warn the military that you are a civilian “vessel” and that they will be trespassing on civilian property if they enter in upon your land, auto, home, etc. and will be acting against international law.

Field Manual 27-10/1956

Section 4, 45 and 46

Source: http://www.paulstramer.net/2017/10/civilian-property-emblem-in-case-of.html

 

THE LAW OF LAND WARFARE

 FM 27-10 (1956)

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FIELD MANUAL

 Sources

The law of war is derived from two principal sources:

  1. Lawmaking Treaties (or Conventions), such as the Hague and Geneva Conventions.
  2. Custom. Although some of the lam of war has not been incorporated in any treaty or convention to which the United States is a party, this body of unwritten or customary law is firmly established by the custom of nations and well defined by recognized authorities 011 international law.

Lawmaking treaties may be compared with legislative enactments in the national law of the United States and the customary law of war with the unwritten Anglo-American common law.

  1. Buildings and Areas To Be Protected

a, Buildings To Be Spared.

In sieges and bombardments all necessary measures must be taken to spare, as far as possible, buildings dedicated to religion, art, science, or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals, and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not being used at the time for military purposes.

It is the duty of the besieged to indicate the presence of such buildings or places by distinctive and visible signs, which shall be notified to the enemy beforehand. (HR, art. 27.) (See also GC,arts. 18 and 19; pars. 257 and 258 herein, dealing with the identification and protection of civilian hospitals.)

  1. Areas To Be Protected. In order to protect buildings used for medical purposes from being accidentally hit, it is desirable that the wounded and sick should, if possible, be concentrated in an area remote from military objectives or in an area neutralized by arrangement with the enemy. See GC, arts. 14, 18 ,and 19; pars. 253, 257, and 258 herein, concerning the establishment of hospital and safety zones and localities.)

 

  1. Such Buildings to Display Sign Specified in Naval Treaty
  2. Treaty Provision.

It is the duty of the inhabitants to indicate such monuments, edifices, or places by visible signs, which shall consist of large stiff rectangular panels divided diagonally into two coloured tri-angular portions, the upper portion black, the lower portion white. (H. IX, art 5, 2d par.)

  1. Application of Rule. The foregoing rule adopted in this convention for naval warfare may be adopted for protecting buildings under bombardment in land warfare.
  2. Use of Foregoing for Military Purposes. The besieging forces are not required to observe the signs indicating inviolability of buildings that are known to be used for military purposes, such as quarters, warehouses, observation posts, or signal installations.

 

Source: https://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/Military_Law/pdf/law_warfare-1956.pdf

 

 

Ron Paul Reminds Americans the US Military is Occupying 53 of 54 African Nations

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OCTOBER 25, 2017

By Rachel Blevins

While many Americans are aware that the United States is at war in countries such as Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan because of the media attention given to those conflicts, the news that four U.S. soldiers were killed in Niger came as a surprise that left some asking the question, “Since when is the U.S. at War with Africa?”

Sgt. La David Johnson, Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson and Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright were killed on Oct. 4, after their team was reportedly ambushed by “ISIS-affiliated militants traveling by vehicle, carrying small arms and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.”

Former Texas Congressman Ron Paul weighed in on the situation, and noted that this appears to be one more war the U.S. is fighting without approval from Congress—and it is a war that includes the presence of U.S. troops in 53 out of…

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Common Law v. COMMON LAW

Adapted for Southern Africa from an article by Judge Anna von Reitz – Common Law, COMMON LAW, English Common Law, American Common Law….

 Source: www.annavonreitz.com/commonlaw.pdf

Just the title should give you a clue you that, like everything else, there’s common law, and then, there is COMMON LAW…..

The Masters of Deceit have been at work;

Common Law and Lore has its origins in the Stone Age; It’s the tradition, often verbal, that a group or tribe has established as its standard of justice over time; please note that such a standard applied to a Zulu Warrior standing before a gathering of his tribal elders is just as much the “common law” for him as British Common Law is for a Brit;

Also note that English Common Law is different from British Common Law and they are both distinct from the Common Law of the United Kingdom…… and so on and so on;

It’s apparent, then, that “common law” can apply to tribal traditional law that is preserved as a verbal standard passed down generation to generation, or a written standard of law, code, or doctrine adopted by a tribe or a nation or even a commercial corporation; it is also apparent that “common law” can exist in any jurisdiction;

“Ecclesiastical Law” is, generally speaking, the Common Law of the Universal Church, whereas “Canon Law” is a specific codification of Ecclesiastical Law used by the clergy; there’s Commercial Common Law; District Common Law; Military Common Law; State Common Law; Tribal Common Law; no doubt we can derive a Bird Common Law and Dog Common Law and Cat Common Law based on the Natural Law of their kind;

That’s why when someone starts talking about “common law” you should ask — what kind of common law?

Many generations of jurists would disagree; yet, the American Revolution started because of disagreement about the nature and definition of “common law”;

When Lord Mansfield became Lord Chief Justice in Britain in 1756 he brought along both his experience as an Admiralty Lawyer and as a Scotsman. At that time, English Common Law, which required actual wet-ink, two party, fully disclosed, equitable agreements based on a “meeting of the minds” expressed in writing by freely consenting parties, was deemed old-fashioned by Mansfield and not convenient for the conduct of modern business;

Instead, he advocated a system of “honour” by which full disclosure and consent to contracts should and could be merely implied by acceptance of some service or benefit and which also favoured giving judges the “discretion” to act “in equity” — allowing them to escape the “narrow confines” of a written law;

So, Lord Mansfield “merged” the Common Law into the Admiralty system and created a dreadful mish-mash that could be “interpreted” endlessly by the courts that were supposed to be administering justice in behalf of the people who instead became victims of what then posed as their own justice system;

It is from this “merger” of law forms that we get such horrors as “unilateral contracts” in which only one party signs and bears all responsibility, “victimless crimes” in which one may not harm anyone or anything and still be subjected to lengthy and arbitrary prison sentences, and abuses of “judicial discretion” in which the judge’s personal buddies and political betters receive the property of whoever the judge doesn’t like or isn’t paid to protect;

The Americans, rightly, objected strongly to this merger of English Common Law and Admiralty Law and all the abuses that logically follow from it; the upshot is that English Common Law was hopelessly polluted, twisted, and made into a tool for the Bar Associations to screw everyone and everything else to the wall, at their “discretion”;

 

Southern African Law

This system of abuse was assumed by the BAR legal system of every country, not just Southern Africa; history records how African Customary Law and common law has been, and still is, greatly discriminated against , oppressed and undermined by English Common Law and Roman-Dutch Law, since 1652; even the first Republics such as the ZAR Republic were oppressed and suppressed with force and violence by the same feudal imperialist rules;

Now, the 1955 Freedom Charter called for courts by, for and of the people; and, the 1994 Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) Policy Framework expressly declared to “scrap the divided bar”;  

5.7 THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

5.7.1 The system of justice should be made accessible and affordable to all people. It must be credible and legitimate. The legal processes and institutions should be reformed by simplifying the language and procedures used in the court, recognising and regulating community and customary courts, and professionalising the Attorney-General’s office. The public defence system must be promoted and the prosecution system reformed. The pool of judicial officers should be increased through the promotion of lay officials, scrapping the divided bar and giving the right of appearance to paralegals.

Yet, none of this happened; instead, in 1994 our people were sold down the river in favour of the Washington Consensus; and, the Banking and BAR legal system were behind it all;

And, nothing will happen unless each community takes action and declare a jural assembly or a customary law council; it will be up to every self-determining, self-identifying and sovereign community, district, kingdom, tribe, province or state to decide what body, principles and sources of law to draw on; and, to declare it;

Maxim – The decree of the sovereign makes law.

In peace

Banks Make Money on Settlements Too

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If you are waiting for one of those “settlements” to mean something before your home goes up for auction, don’t hold your breath. Relief is not coming. The “simple” truth is that the investor is interested in the debt (i.e., the money owed by you) but everyone else is only interested in the paper. If you can absorb and accept this fact, you have a significantly improved your chance of successfully defending your home from foreclosure.

It’s all about the paper and fabrication of most of the paper. The puppet masters like Credit Suisse, Chase and others are taking credit for debt relief on debt they don’t own or that have been discharged in bankruptcy.

The banks get to write off the “loss” while investors and borrowers actually suffer the loss. The banks pay less in taxes. And then they “resecuritize” the loans they don’t own into “new” securitizations (like…

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The Rights of Synthetic Lifeforms is the Next Great Civil Rights Controversy

OUR GREATER DESTINY

To thrive in a new normal requires honesty about the human story from beginning to end

Do you see how the Fallen One Satan, and the people he controls at the top of the power pyramid are coming out: extreme censorship, weather wars, inhumane acts of  saturating the atmosphere with chemical trails discharged from planes, militarized police forces, satanic ritual murders, transgenderism, trans-humanism, biological warfare altering human DNA, genetically modified food, mind control, electromagnetic frequency radiation from wireless technology permeating, penetrating, altering all matter, and autonomous AI outpacing humans.

Robot Rights vs. Human Privileges?

By Brad Jones and Kristen Houser
With artificial intelligence technology advancing rapidly, the world must consider how the law should apply to synthetic beings. Experts from the fields of AI, ethics, and government weigh in on the best path forward as we enter the age of self-aware robots. https://futurism.com/rights-synthetic-lifeforms-civil-rights-controversy/

 Saudi Arabia, Which Denies Women Equal Rights…

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