Posted on June 6, 2012 by willyloman
by Scott Creighton
Give the people what they want. They want you to steal from them and make you pay for the excess and the crimes of the financial elites of the country so by GOD let’s give it to them. Diebold says so. It must be so.
Union busting, privatizations, looting pension plans, unelected technocrats being appointed as mini-Me dictators in various cities and townships, the controlled demolition of that evil social safety net, rolling back any regulation that threatens a precious nickel of profit for the mega-corporations, erasing the Civil Rights Act and Child Labor Laws and the minimum wage act, grand mothers eating out of garbage cans, real hunger games running non-stop on Current TV… it’s all on the table now folks, coming to a “democracy” near you ‘cus that’s what the people want. Right?
Savage, genocidal, austerity measures here at home.
The Great Wisconsin uprising has ended via a Diebold “election” and surprise surprise, the neo-liberal poster-boy, Scott Walker, has “won”. Couldn’t have seen that one coming, could we?
Meanwhile, Bill Clinton calls on an extension of the Bush Tax Cuts for the super wealthy. Guess the people “want” that as well.
Filed under: Neoliberalizing America, Protests in Wisconsin, Scott Creighton, Wisconsis Protests | 8 Comments »
Posted on June 5, 2011 by willyloman
(Another must read. Also read the post below by Michael Hudson.)
by Dean Henderson, Left Hook Blog
The Four Horsemen of Banking (Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo) own the Four Horsemen of Oil (Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, BP and Chevron Texaco); in tandem with Deutsche Bank, BNP, Barclays and other European old money behemoths. But their monopoly over the global economy does not end at the edge of the oil patch.
According to company 10K filings to the SEC, the Four Horsemen of Banking are among the top ten stock holders of virtually every Fortune 500 corporation.
So who then are the stockholders in these money center banks?
This information is guarded much more closely. My queries to bank regulatory agencies regarding stock ownership in the top 25 US bank holding companies were given Freedom of Information Act status, before being denied on “national security” grounds. This is rather ironic, since many of the bank’s stockholders reside in Europe.
Filed under: Banking Heist, CIA are the Real Terrorists, class warfare, disaster capitalism, Economic Crisis ie. Disaster Capitalism, economic terrorism, Global Free Market Wars, Globalization, Neoliberalizing America, Neoliberalizing Michigan, Neoliberalizing New York, Protests in Michigan, Protests in Wisconsin, Strauss-Kahn Honey Pot, The So-Called PIIGS, War on Public Education, war on the middle class | 2 Comments »
Posted on May 27, 2011 by willyloman
(H/T Prison Planet)
Could you imagine the outcry if this were taking place in Iran? We would be at war in hours.
They are wearing riot gear, masks, no name tags, no faces… beating on children.
Go here to watch new videos being uploaded now.
In this video, watch the fascist thugs get chased from the square by thousands of protesters.
One of our “democratic” partners in the Global Free Market Wars shows us how they deal with protests (ie: the will of the people) when it comes to pushing their austerity measures programs on their own people.
Watch as Spain unleashes their own jack-booted thugs (dressed out like Storm Troopers in black) on young Spanish protesters.
Filed under: class warfare, disaster capitalism, Economic Crisis ie. Disaster Capitalism, Globalization, Protests in Egypt, Protests in France, Protests in Greece, Protests in Michigan, Protests in Spain, Protests in Wisconsin, Protests in Yemen, The So-Called PIIGS | 3 Comments »