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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Liberty is seldom lost in one fell swoop. It erodes over time

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Liberty is seldom lost in one fell swoop. It erodes over time

Americans were rocked by an 800 point dip in the stock market last week based on fears a recession would hit in 2020.  Dems were quick to pounce [gloat] over the possibility of an economic downturn in hopes of defeating Trump [obviously, Dems don’t give a damn about citizens].

Productivity, job and wage growth, and retail sales remained strong so there was no real data to support the notion a recession was due.

But the Washington, D.C. establishment would like one to hit next year to damage Trump’s re-election.

And Rush Limbaugh predicted that the dip in the market was a “dry run” for the media and the Washington, D.C. “Swamp” to try to scare voters into thinking there will be a recession next year before voters head to the polls.


Bankruptcies are on the rise as American pile up more and more debt. Household debt is near $14 trillion, which is $1 trillion more than it was during the 2008 great recession peak. Samuel Gerdano, the Executive Director of the American Bankruptcy Institute joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move to discuss.


A nation that was once free finds itself in bondage.


It is called gradualism. I have written before about how gradualism reduces the shock potential and numbs the senses to the reality that is transpiring all around.


The un-Patriot Act is one example [government eliminated all privacy and eroded the 4th Amendment in the name of more ‘security’ yet, that hasn’t stopped terrorists], Woodrow Wilson’s creation of the Fed has led us to a 97% in our purchasing power/inflation and the creation of an income tax which spread like cancer to state and local governments.


This theft has spread far and wide in our society, as has statism and socialism. Despite the wishes of many on the right that we "stop" communists like Bernie Sanders and the "democratic socialists" (communists) like Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, they can't be stopped because they are a product of our current socialist society.


Erosion of our youth has taken place over time also….the quality of their education has declined as socialist teachers and professors have aided in undermining their ability to think and reason or to have a grasp of the basics.  [Many business owners I know often need to “retrain” youthful employees to do basic math or to write in a clear manner…even our military has lowered its standards to accommodate poorly educated recruits and to allow for tattoos, criminal records, etc.]


Examples of how you “own” things…


I "own" my house (except for 30 years of payments, and only if I pay my 'property taxes,' whereupon if I do not, the government takes my house to 'pay' itself).

I "own" my phone (unless Apple decides I have used something incorrectly, then they deactivate or lock me out of it).

I "own" my tractor (until I want to fix it, and then I must use company software or it gets idled).

I "own" my gun (until Red Flag laws allow anyone who doesn't like that I own one, or doesn't like me, or for any reason, can call the police and they will come and take them).

I "own" my gold (until the government decides that all gold must be repatriated — see: Executive Order 6102 of April 5, 1933).


The administration of Barack Obama surprisingly released the details of an executive order (National Defense Resource Preparedness) that could be used to officially confiscate everything and anything else as well. The order calls for government acquisition of resources and the ability of the government to "foster cooperation between the defense and commercial sectors for research and development and for acquisition of materials, services, components, and equipment to enhance industrial base efficiency and responsiveness" if it is deemed vital to national security interests.

"Acquisition of materials..." 


Gradualism keeps the crowd asleep. As some are jolted along the way to find themselves impoverished — too late to recover.

 It is all [government] bread and circus.

Now you have awakened into a world of hate and fear and the people who hate and fear do not even know it themselves. Because when everyone is transformed, no one is transformed. Suddenly it all comes down, all at once. You see what you are, what you have done, or more accurately, what you have notdone. For that is all that is required of most of us, that we do nothing.

We still hear the politicians and bureaucrats screaming "democracy" and "the Constitution," which has finally begun to sicken those who know the truth.

You can bet that whenever you find people analyzing the root of a problem you will also find other people trying to derail those efforts with dishonest tactics. For reasons that we can guess at but are rarely able to confirm, there are some people out there that get rather agitated at constructive discussion among their fellow humans. One of the most common tactics for hijacking the discussion of a problem is to suggest that it is "all pointless" unless those same people can offer a grand solution to the problem that they find acceptable. This is Alinsky-style disruption 101.

First, let's be clear; the critic that refer to open discussion on the sources, disparities and future disasters of globalism as "doom porn" does not have anyone's best interests at heart except his own. The guys that claim talking about the problem "solves nothing" are completely ignoring the reality that most problems can only be solved once a sizable portion of the public is made aware of them. Action can only take place after understanding is achieved, otherwise we find ourselves swinging at shadows.

With that said, the liberty movement has offered numerous solutions to the particular threat of the globalists. The issue is that the most practical solutions are the hardest ones. This is why so many activists get caught up in non-solutions and frauds like cryptocurrencies or the Q-Anon debacle; they desperately want to hear that there is a shortcut to victory. They desperately want to hear that there is a way to get rid of the globalists without sacrifice, or without them having to fight back directly. They want to hear that someone is going to fight this war for them, or that the globalist vampires can simply be de-fanged by an intangible technological marvel. They are looking for a genie in a bottle; a magical cure. It's not going to be that easy.

Or, we're supposed to rest our future in the virtual world with cryptocurrency systems; some of which are built upon an NSA hash and perfectly match an NSA white paper written in 1996 on digital currencies. We're supposed to believe that the banking cabal is actually threatened by these blockchain based products despite the fact that their value is derived only from branding and not from any unique qualities, as well as how much capital the same banking cabal is willing to invest in them and the infrastructure that perpetuates them?

We're supposed to believe that these currencies are anonymous even though they are consistently proven not to be? We are supposed to believe they are a decentralizing force even though they are completely reliant on a centrally dominated internet? We are supposed to believe that central banking system will be made obsolete by them even though the globalists are avidly promoting cryptocurrency and blockchain tech as the next step in globalization?

No, these are not solutions. These are distractions designed to keep people busy feeling like they are accomplishing something when they are accomplishing nothing. The people merely spreading concrete information on the globalist issue are accomplishing far more than those sitting around buying bitcoin or passing around Q-cult nonsense.

So, what are the real solutions? Realize first that there is no solution that is going to satisfy everyone. For every solution I offer here, there will be a hundred excuses given by people who claim it won't work or is not worth trying. But at least each idea expressed here is one that the globalists are not avidly backing financially or through propaganda, unlike the "solutions" mentioned above. So, to answer the people that claim the liberty movement has no fix for the terrors of globalism, let's examine a few, shall we...

True decentralization

I've been talking about this since I began writing for the movement in 2006 in my Neithercorp days, and it's probably the most valid (and uncomfortable) answer to the globalist problem. Decentralization requires a shift toward less reliance on the existing system and more reliance on one's self and one's local community. This means people have to become producers of their own necessities, and they have to construct new economies out of local producers and buyers. This could even extend to decentralizing monetarily to commodity backed community currencies or barter.

People would have to start growing food for themselves or providing a useful service which would allow them to trade for the things they need. Beyond this, a commodity backed currency on a state or national level would provide the "universal exchange" mechanism needed to allow for wider trade of goods.

Is this a step backward into tribal times? Yes, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. I'm not talking about abandoning technology and advancement, I'm talking about abandoning the systems of centralization that are clearly destructive and are enslaving us. Look at it this way, if each individual is a producer then it's harder to take away their livelihood. If each community has its own trade networks outside of corporate chains, then they will be unaffected when those corporate chains go bust or disappear. If each community has trade mechanisms beyond the dollar that they can hold in their hands, then they will be unaffected if the dollar collapses. By making local economies redundant, they become immune to economic calamity.

This kind of effort takes time, and struggle, and frankly very few people are going to attempt it until they are facing disaster anyway. However, it is the first and most important step to defeating the globalists.


Randomization of government

While I am a proponent of decentralization, I recognize that human beings are social creatures and that community as well as law will probably always be a part of our existence. The best and most effective laws are those that are universal and inherently understood. Meaning, they are archetypal and inborn. The majority of people understand that stealing, cheating, killing, etc. are wrong and given the chance to commit such crimes they will refuse. If this were not true, humanity would have annihilated itself centuries ago. We only endure because we have a moral compass, perhaps gifted to us by some greater natural force.

The problem is, not all people have this moral compass. Around 1 percent to 5 percent of human beings are born with either latent or full-blown narcissistic sociopathy, also known as narcopathy. They lack the vital psychological components of empathy needed to prevent the extreme abuse of their fellow man. They are a different species; a predatory subset, a hidden parasitic element that feeds off and destroys normal humans. The globalists are a perfect example of the reality of this threat.

Therefore, laws and the governance of those laws are necessary in order to deal with the people that cannot abide by the non-aggression principle and seek to exploit and destroy everyone else. Of course, as soon as we put systems of governance in place to manage the law, the predatory class invades them in order to more effectively exploit and destroy. Career fields that guarantee authority and protection from scrutiny are going to automatically attract the worst elements of humanity.

The concept of elections and government by the people is not entirely inadequate, but it is obviously not enough to prevent evil people from gaining power and influence. Beyond this, government tends to seek infinite growth, and the pursuit of such power opens the door to corruption of otherwise well-meaning souls.

The only solution I can come up with is a simple one — a lottery. Government should function as a randomly generated structure in which the people involved are not celebrities but servants to the law, and the law must exist only to protect the rights and freedoms of the inhabitants of that society. This is basically how jury selection works, so why shouldn't government work the same way?

What if we had a two-year term limit for every government position? What if these people were chosen every two years at random through an open source lottery? No more career politicians, no more lobbyists, no more elitist cabal controlling policy decisions because buying people ahead of time would be impossible. The chances of one person being picked for the same job over and over again would be slim. The chances of them abusing their power would be reduced because they wouldn't have the time to figure out how.

Also, consider the implications for society as a whole; wouldn't this lottery encourage people to become more aware and more educated on political conditions, economics, the law, etc? Who would want to be picked for a position in governance and find themselves uneducated and bumbling?

That said, there are two criticisms for this type of system — one, it is not voluntary. And two, what if we fill government randomly with incompetent people and then cause a disaster?

To answer, one, jury duty is not necessarily voluntary either, but there are extenuating circumstances for not participating. Should people be able to opt-out of the lottery? Yes, but they should all be given the opportunity.

Two, honestly, I would take a constantly rotating government of people, some of whom might be incompetent, over a longstanding oligarchy of entrenched psychopaths any day.

Remove evil influences by force

The great weakness of the modern world is that people today have been conditioned to believe that good and evil are relative concepts. They think evil is all a matter of "perception" and that the things one person sees as wrong could be seen as positive by someone else, therefore moral judgments become pointless. This culture of moral relativism is no accident. It has been encouraged in popular media and in new age philosophy for the past several decades in order to separate people from the idea of inherent conscience.

If you want to understand what evil is, you have to first have an awareness of natural law and the voice of conscience. Religions have their own guidelines for what constitutes evil, and some of these are valuable, but as religions become centralized and bureaucratic, they can be twisted to serve evil purposes. Ultimately, wise people know evil when they see it because they listen to their inner warnings.

Evil seeks to violate every tenet of natural law. It seeks to turn every function of human stability on its head in mockery. It seeks to undermine love, hope, family, safety and especially freedom. Evil seeks to corrupt or destroy everything in its path. It seeks to gain not through industry and invention but through theft. It seeks to take what it should not have; not only this, but it takes a certain detestable joy in subjugating or torturing the innocent.

To explain evil, and more specifically the evil of globalists and elitism, in the most simple but meaningful terms possible, here is a clip from the movie The Adventures Of Mark Twain, called The Mysterious Stranger.

In terms of a scientific method for rooting out evil, the character traits of narcopaths can be identified through testing and observation, but there is no tried and true standard for finding a narcopath. Those in the psychiatric community that claim they can be identified through brain activity scans are mostly charlatans with their own agendas. Some governments would also like you to believe that through neuroimaging they will one day be able to identify future criminals and "dangerous people. This is pre-crime science fiction nonsense.

The fact of the matter is, psychopathy and narcopathy are difficult to discover in a person without extensive questioning, background checking or until they have actually committed terrible acts. It should be a core standard of any society to ensure that these people never enter into positions of power and influence. And, if they do, they must be removed, by force if necessary.


A common argument made by people trying to debunk the fight against globalists is that we can remove those in power today, but tomorrow they will just be replaced with another group of evil people. This is a rather nihilistic viewpoint, but it has some merit. It is true that if steps are not taken by humanity to identify the sources of evil, and to decentralize the systems that evil people hide in, then yes, they would come right back stronger than ever no matter what we do. But, if we accept that evil is a reality, that is psychologically quantifiable and can be recognized through observation, and if we remove the centralization that evil enjoys, then there no one can argue that the world will not be better off.

First, though, the current organized evil must be dealt with. The globalists must be removed. And beyond all the more passive tactics for dealing with the catastrophes that they create, this will likely require conflict. It will require war, and make no mistake, a war is being waged right now whether we want it or not. We have two choices — fight back or become slaves. All other "solutions" are a placebo.

To truth and knowledge,

Brandon Smith 


Yours for better living,

Bruce ‘the PoorMan’


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I’m guessing you have homeowner’s or renter’s insurance. Most mortgage lenders require the first. Many apartment owners insist on the second.

You probably also have health insurance. And automobile insurance. Maybe you have a life insurance policy. And possibly other insurance policies for some of your valuables.

We spend time and money making sure we’re covered if something goes wrong. Such as sickness or injury, accidents, fires and floods, theft, and even death.

So why not “food insurance?”


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Ron said...

Couldn't agree with you more about the decline of quality education standards. Too many young people today don't grasp the basics in reading, writing, US History, etc. They're taught 'what' to think, not HOW to think. We have a tough time finding employees who can construct a sentence [in writing or verbally] or who don't look like a sideshow freak [too many tats are a turn-off].

Laurie said...

Very, very interesting piece-too bad so many people have their head buried in the sand!

Bob said...

Many Americans either have their head in the sand or have swallowed the Left's stupid pills as I believe both parties are responsible for our decline; but the Patriot Act was a real kick in our collective pants against freedom. It should never have been renewed in its entirety.