Military spends 660 billion a year

… And has 662 bases around the world.

Who says the US is not the new Roman Empire?

As heard at around 1:50h of the show.

* Duration: 2:35h, Played: 2:00h

* Published: 2016-04-03 2:31:43 PM

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11 Richest Families in the United States 

Where’s Rockefeller on the list? Did they lose their money?

11 RICHEST FAMILIES IN THE UNITED STATESIn life you may be able to pick your friends, pick your college, and pick your career but you will never be able to pick the family that you were born into. This can be a good thing and a bad thing depending on where you ended up. For the following 11 families on this list we bet that they were ecstatic to be born into their specific bloodline. Wealth can be generational, they say, and these families put the concept to the test. We are about to dig into the luxurious lives of some of America’s wealthiest families and just reading about their worth will make you want to run to your savings accounts and put everything you have in them. Without further deliberation: Listed below are 11 of the wealthiest families in the United States!

Source: 11 Richest Families in the United States | HorizonTimes

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Rob Ford Bash

Rob Ford was quickly UN-liked by many. Some didn’t even like him from the start.

ROB FORD, THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH-I’m torn between the impulse to massage the memory of the man into something soothing and palatable, and the impulse to tell the truth: that Ford could be a terrible, terrible person.

Source: Rob Ford, the unvarnished truth – NOW Toronto Magazine – Think Free

Rob Ford, 1969-2016: A legacy he never intended

If I have to alight on one incident of surpassing significance amidst the mayhem of Rob Ford’s mayoralty, I find myself bypassing the chaos of the scrums outside his office, the humiliations of the trials, the self-destructive behaviour, and the endless examples of how this curious man coarsened Toronto’s civic discourse.

rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/feminist-current/2016/03/on-death-rob-ford-and-mourning-abusive-men

Rob Ford is dead. The former Toronto mayor died of cancer this morning, at 46 years old. According to news reports and social media, we are in mourning, as always, expected to politely and respectfully honour men when they pass, even if they were bad men.

Rob Ford was a bad man.

 

 

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There’s no new government

I said:

I think this election is the same old system with newer technology. The rich pay people to control the social media – the same people that controlled old media. There is nothing new under the sun, the emperor only gets new clothes every 100 years or so.

The founders of the United States designed a system in which voters elected smart people and those smart people ran the country. They called it a republic.Over time, money corrupted the system. Rich people became the real power. The rich controlled the media, and that was enough to control the minds of voters. Let’s call that system a type of “economic fascism.” By that I mean the real power is the top 1% (as opposed to one dictator) and the rest of the country has no real power.

Source: Social Media is the New Government | Scott Adams Blog

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Understanding the Bank of Canada

Trudeau 1 brought in private bank lending and interest to finance Canada Inc ‘s budget. What will Trudeau 2 do?

So, around 1974, the Government of Canada began to borrow all of the monies to cover its shortfalls from the private sector at interest rather than creating money through the Bank of Canada interest-free. In other words, since 1974, the Bank of Canada has not been acting in the best interest of its shareholders: the people of Canada.

The interest we pay daily to bankers is obscene.

In 2011, alone, Canadian taxpayers paid the private banks an estimated $37.7 billion to service the federal debt—over $103 million each and every day of the year!

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Comer vs. Regina

I’m not too sure what to think of this whole issue, but I think that having a public bank lend to Canada is better than a private bank.

This is what this lawsuit is all about, apparently.

Lawyer Rocco Galiti addressing a meeting of The Committee on Monetary & Economic Reform (COMER) on the status of their case against the Bank of Canada Canadian constitutional lawyer, Rocco Galati, on behalf of Canadians

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