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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

On the road to American Serfdom

Poor Man Survival

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American Serfdom

Almost everyone believes that they see things as they are. Almost no one does.

Our perception of reality rules our lives no matter what we think. Propagandists know the very high manipulative value of peoples' expectations based on their perception of reality.

The American people are manipulated into serfdom with semantic trickery. Word twisting and semantic trickery is used around the clock to control and manipulate the population's perception of reality. Public perception is channeled wherever the political establishment wants it to go.

So the difference in people is the way they think. Our individual perception of reality controls our thought processes. Our thought processes control our lives. Word manipulation and semantic trickery controls our thoughts and our total being.

Politicians, bureaucrats, et al. are wordsmiths. They twist words that sound good to us but lead to opposite conclusions. This semantic trickery is used in everything and every proposed piece of legislation.

Many of them are lawyers and doublethink legalese is their forte. Their political life is all about deception. This is their cover so that they hide the fact that they work for the government.

The politicians' fiat mentality can be described as a parasite that attracts other parasites of like mind. The fiat (paper money) mentality is rot and decay that attracts likes because they can't survive independently as creators of wealth.

They love the politics of envy; they are the epitome of greed, selfishness, laziness and physic dependence on authoritarianism. They are vipers who eat their young. A police state is their ultimate dream.

They protect the power elite and they want power over the people at the people's expense. They want the world in a concentration camp. They harbor a perfect hate for humanity and they would love the Gestapo.

The political order desires to control the population by controlling their perception of reality. But in the last stages of collapse the government moves from benevolent totalitarianism (invisible control) to more overt aggression toward its own people.

Government produces nothing but bureaucracy. It only consumes wealth. Therefore, as government grows it consumes more of the people's production and savings. Couple this with a depreciating currency and the paper money syndrome kicks in. What's that? It's that there is never enough for government or the person.

So government under many "emergency" pretexts creates stepped-up fear propaganda to intensify people control etc., etc.

This overt and perceptible change triggers more people to wake up. So the system has moved into high gear of self-destruction but it has no options but to try desperately to slow the process of change away from its totalitarianism. Might this be revolution? Civil war? We will see.

The people? Well some leave the country. Some will prepare properly (I hope).

Government is not asleep. It continually creates myths and counter myths to maintain peak confusion. It creates straw conservatives or "populist" talking heads like Donald Trump and Sarah Palin before him.

Anybody or anything which appears to be taking antigovernment root is quickly twisted, diluted or taken over by government propagandists and provocateurs. Only the hardcore, like you, my reader, see the whole picture of the end game. The politicians turned your stomach long ago.

But most people forget or never study history.

Man's dependence upon government creates hardships indeed. Rather than strive for liberty in all things finance, privacy, religion and personal dealings, people remain in some kind of false comfort zone of normalcy bias, believing that because the things they need have always been there, they will always be there — and that government will save them.

Remember that FEMA never plucked anyone off of a roof and save them from rising waters. You must have your own boat if you want to survive a flood.

Yours for the truth,


Yours for a Socialist-Free America!

Bruce ‘the Poor Man’



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Optional features with the Amish barn style house include windows, garage doors, cupolas, railings, and loft doors.

A cupola is just one of the features you will find on barn buildings across the country. A cupola is a small tower or a dome-like feature that projects from the top of a barn building roof. Cupolas range in size from large and ornate to small and simple; they usually have three parts to include the base, the vents and cap. The size of the base of a cupola is determined by the slope or the pitch of the barn building roof. In the middle, the vents can be windows or slats that are designed to let in natural light, or air pass through. Screens can also be added to the cupola to keep out any insects or animals. The cap of the cupola is typically designed to have a square, bell-like, octagonal, or another shape. Cupolas can also be topped with a weathervane.

One of the reasons cupolas were built on barn buildings was to help ventilate the drying hay. Spontaneous combustion was always a constant threat, and it was important to ventilate the barn properly, this also helped to keep the barn at a more comfortable temperature for the animals.

What are your thoughts about the possibility of the U.S. going to a cashless society? I have been hearing about this for about a year now becoming concerned that my own cash stash will be worthless overnight.

- Jan H

Answer: I don’t think this will happen anytime soon because there’s a reason they say cash is king. Cash is still the second-most-used form of payment in America today after debit cards.

Approximately 6.5% of U.S. households don’t use a bank. Another 18.7% of households are underbanked, which means they have at least one account at an insured institution.

A cashless society would surrender privacy. Cash allows you to be anonymous. Besides, cash will always be there when technology fails.

In a disaster scenario, where we have no access to the Internet, how would we access our money? We need to have cash for emergencies

PSA: If someone asks you to open a bank account or conduct financial transactions for others, beware - it may be a money mule scam. Online sellers may be more susceptible to this scam, since it can appear to come from a legitimate company that wants to do business with you - a product supplier. Or a merchant who says they can't set up a payment account in the US but will compensate you for facilitating their payments. 

We've written about that type of scam involving ecommerce, and this is a reminder: #DontBeAMule. Even if you participate unknowingly, the consequences are severe.

Something that's bugged me over the years is how much we spend on education and yet so many people are uneducated about the simplest (and most important) financial facts of life. How is it possible to earn a high school diploma (much less a bachelor's degree) and not understand things such as our own history, basic economics, etc.

And, to make matters even worse, so many adults don't even realize that they're uneducated…

 Not only the basics like how compound interest works, but also how to shop for a car or your groceries.

So enjoy some free learning in this week's issue. Maybe about how an economic theory affects your personal finances. Or where to find some savings each week. Or a DIY project that'll save you some money. 

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Cy said...

The Marxists have won over the hearts n minds of the idiots among the Dem Party; now they're beating the younger idiots into submission w/ the help of media and schools-Lord help our country [you do great work on our nation's behalf].

Bobbie said...

In the 60s I moved here to escape communism-now I see the spread of this disease here. Few seem concerned but they should be. It all starting with indoctrinating youth.