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RUNAWAY SOCIAL SYMPATHY

Every once in a while I switch the TV channel from Fox to CNBC to see what the liberals are saying.  After listening awhile I get a deep sense of hopelessness and foreboding for our country.  The most important thing for the left is giving money to people.  They are happy to see the growth of food stamps, disability payments, housing subsidies, free healthcare and all the other welfare benefits.  They utterly fail to see the damage it is doing to the recipients.  Whole cities that once flourished have deteriorated into rotting eyesores populated with shambling hulks of chemically dependent drones.  These people are no longer employable.  They have become incompetent and helpless and the liberals can’t see that it’s their doing.

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Best of William Histed
September 2, 2009
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Funny Money Being Used To Change “You”


The constant, almost hurricane-force manipulation of unbacked paper currencies
of the world and the tremendous propaganda that goes with it is far more than it appears.

Some people worry about the exploding increase in "money" volume and credit created out of thin air as to worrying about their "safe" 2 or 3 percent they get on a bank CD and whether it will cover the inflation rate. It won't. Much of our inflation is disguised---smaller packages, cheaper made items, the substitute of cheap foreign labor, etc.

Few see that today's dysfunctional economics is more than "the rate of inflation" or what will happen to our greatest god of all in society, the "stock market."

Much of the government's involvement with its central bankers is so plain many don't see it. The government gives the private central bankers a monopoly to print money and to monopolize banking in a country. In turn, the private bankers "accommodate" the government to fund social tinkering and serial wars as we have seen in the United States. War is a government program, too, among the most expensive. This is about "control," not only of citizens, but foreigners as well.

Government policy in the U.S. as well as in the Soviet Union and Red China is about trying to affect your behavior and that of others. It's a way to have dominion over others. Control the "money," determine what it is (as long as the gig lasts), who controls the flow, what the flow will be, who gets and who gives and you will be able to control a lot of behavior and perceptions.

A relative was planning to go to medical school. He is an honor student and graduated from college with three majors. He told me the biggest single force in medicine today is the federal government and its increasing domination of the medical field. It has disgusted him to the point he is not much interested in medicine any more.

I asked him to name me one area----just one---in which the federal government does not claim to have a right to be involved. About the closest exception would be religion, but increasingly, there are conflicts between the government and churches. Religion is the one force government has the hardest time regulating. Government often sees religion as a competitor for people's loyalty, philosophy of life, time and money. It's a story as old as man.

Together, we named the areas of life---even in our "free" United States the federal government is heavily involved in---education, food, transportation, housing, banking, interest rates, manufacturing, employment, health care---and the list goes on and on.
With the manipulation of "money" with the help of its central bankers, government tries to re-distribute income, decide production leaves---witness the recent "cash for clunkers,"---housing levels---areas to get the most "goodies" through pork programs for certain powerful congressmen---and you see why our society today
is little more than a stress factory run by dysfunctional people.

We seem to be a society all wound up----a report the other day suggested 20 million people on anti-depressants in the United States----plus others using "substances" to try to unwind. Tens of millions more in the U.S. try to unwind on alcohol and illegal drugs.

Something is the matter---not with our individual people--but with, as the rates in the box---are going crazy with stress and anxiety. This is all unneeded.

I have predicted the crash of the Federal Reserve Bank. I don't know when. Just about everything it has touched has crashed, and it only giving the patient more drugs that keeps it alive. And when the funny money crashes, despite the great human tragedy that will result, there will also be great human potential to get back to "stopping the insanity."