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Chase Cracks Down on Cash… Is Your Bank Next?

Chase Cracks Down on Cash… Is Your Bank Next? by Clint Siegner The War on Cash Escalates The Federal Reserve bank and its owners, the largest banks on Wall Street, want badly to be able to charge you interest for the privilege of depositing your funds. The problem is getting you to stand for it. Depositors already complain vigorously about zero percent returns on checking and savings accounts. If they must start actually paying the bank to hold funds on deposit, many will opt to simply withdraw the cash and stuff it under their mattress or into a safe deposit box. That simply won’t do. The Goal Is to Force You to Deposit Cash and Charge YOU Interest Bankers in the U.S. can learn something from the Swiss. The Swiss National Bank recently implemented negative interest rates without first solving the “problem” of how to prevent cash from fleeing the banks. Predictably, depositors started doing some math. In one example, a sizable Swiss pension fund, calculated it would save 25,000 francs for every 10 million it held in the bank by simply withdrawing those millions and taking the bales of paper francs to be kept in a vault. The vault storage fees are less expensive than the negative interest rate. Jumping the gun on the implementation of negative rates put the Swiss banks in an awkward situation. Like all fractional reserve lenders, they don’t have anywhere near enough cash to make good on the withdrawals that may be coming. The bank holding the pension money had little choice but to refuse the client’s demand for millions of francs – funds the client is contractually entitled to. Telling clients “sorry, you can’t make a withdrawal” never goes over too well! Nevertheless, the Swiss National Bank is sticking to its guns. It is encouraging retail banks to be “restrictive” with regards to cash withdrawals. And it is berating actors such as the pension fund for trying to circumvent negative interest rates. Apparently no one should be questioning the wisdom behind the policy! But the bluster isn’t hiding the fact that bankers stand upon shaky legal ground. The potential for a run on the banks remains. Insiders here look anxious to avoid a similar situation. Willem Buiter, the chief economist at CitiBank, thinks he’s got the answer to this banker’s quandary. Simply abolish cash. Or tax it punitively. He isn’t the only one supporting this radical solution. Other economists, including the prominent... read more

The Web Of Deception

Greece is making waves, we learned that Jordan and Iraq are lining their borders with “1,000’s” of troops and Ukraine is escalating. What about the criminals back home? Good question. The banksters never sleep and the market action on the DJIA, NASDAQ and S&P shows without question that if you have your hard earned currency in these markets you are playing in a rigged casino. We also learned that a judge in Italy ruled in favor of 6 year old child showing overwhelming evidence that vaccines created autism in this child. Of course you will never hear anything about this in the mainstream media–oh, yeah, there is a US media blackout on this story. Wonder why? Open you mind. Are you awake Yet? As a reader you deserve to know the truth behind the disasters America and the rest of the world faces. If you want to learn more about what is going on in America then consider joining America’s Great Awakening Newsletter. These newsletters are free for a limited time.JOIN US TODAY If you are already a member you can, sign in... read more

Police Encounters: What You Need To Know

What makes police officers and the government powerless? When the American people know and use their rights! You have rights during a traffic stop or any police encounter. Learn what your rights are and use them before you loose them! During a traffic stop these cops are trying to question a teenager. His mother is objecting to the questioning. You are not required to answer any questions the police ask you. In fact, you should never answer their questions. This lady may have said too much but she knows her rights. THIS is what happens when people talk to much to cops with the IQ of a rotten head of lettuce. And she is right, Hell would play host to the Winter Olympics before I left ANYONE I cared about alone outside the car for them to potentially assault or kill. Just NOT going to happen. Furthermore, if the parent or legal guardian does NOT consent to the questioning of a minor without assistance of counsel, the cops MUST cease and desist all questioning of that minor, especially when the minor is not suspected of committing any crime. @ 0:05 – She is correct, they CANNOT detain a passenger if there is no reasonable suspicion or probable cause that the passenger committed some offense, which is the ONLY way they could be considered “part of the stop.” That constitutes false imprisonment. @ 2:25 – The officer is totally incorrect on both points of the traffic stop NOT being an arrest, because it IS, AND that an individual is not required to identify themselves UNLESS they have already been lawfully arrested for some OTHER alleged offense. @ 3:18 – The public servant figuratively shoots himself directly in his ill-informed mouth by stating that he was (UNLAWFULLY) detaining the son because of the actions of the mother in telling him to not talk to the cop, and compounds his problems by claiming that she is “concealing” the minor’s identity. Again, he is not required to identify himself. @ 3:35 – BOTH officers screw themselves by claiming that they can detain him and that he MUST divulge his identity “for their safety.” NOTE TO COPS: If you are such a coward that your “safety” depends upon the name of a minor child that has committed no crime, nor that you have even the remotest suspicion of having committed a crime, then you are a REALLY pathetic human being. @ 4:30 – The... read more

You Think War Is Good? Think again! U.S. Soldier Uses Wikileaks Video To Make His Point.

U.S. Soldier Uses Wikileaks Video To Make His Point. If you don’t want to wake up, if you don’t want to know the truth about America’s war obsession, then leave. Stop reading and you can go back to living the lie you’ve been living most your life. The Iraq War Was also sold to the public based on a pack of lies. Most countries condemned Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait. But the truth — that it was the culmination of a series of tangled economic and historical conflicts between two Arab oil states — wasn’t likely to sell the US public on the idea of sending our troops halfway around the world to do something about it. So we were given a variation of the “domino theory.” Saddam Hussein, we were told, had designs on the entire Middle East. If he wasn’t halted in Kuwait, his troops would just keep going into other countries. We now know this to be a lie. Yeah, are you pissed off too? But, let’s just set aside the lies told to the American people to start these wars. Instead, let’s get a birds eye view into what really happens in war and hear directly from someone who war there. Below is a very disturbing and well-known Wikileaks video exposing what happened (and is still happening) in the Middle East on a daily basis. It’s called “Collateral Murder,” and the solider you see in the video is Ethan McCord; he is one of many soldiers heard in the Wikileaks video who were deployed in Iraq. There is some disturbing footage in it, but it’s a powerful tool to let people know about something that is commonly covered up, leaving the Western world oblivious to the reality of the situation. We are made to believe that soldiers are sent over to these countries to fight terror, completely ignoring the fact that innocent people, for no reason, are being killed every single day. “The rules of engagement in Iraq are a joke.” (taken from video) Not only that, these so called “terrorist” groups that are used to justify our incursion into these countries have ties to United States intelligence agencies. Al Qaeda is a great example of a group with such ties. The thought that these terrorist groups are a creation of Western intelligence agencies is scary to ponder, and begs the question, what’s going on? Where do these “terrorists” really come from and why are... read more

Why I Think This World Should End

Why I Think This World Should End by Prince Ea It’s almost a certain guarantee that most of the people who watched this video are going to do the same exact thing they did today… tomorrow. But if we can change our ways of thinking, open our minds to new realities, maybe we can effect change in this world. This amazing video was done by Prince Ea (also known as Richard Williams), an American rapper and activist. His work left me in profound thought. In this particular video he talks about the way we live now, what we care about and what we have forgotten. “And the path towards a new beginning starts within you”. The world is coming to an end The air is polluted, the oceans contaminated The animals are going extinct, the economy’s collapsed Education is shot, police are corrupt Intelligence is shunned and ignorance rewarded The people are depressed and angry We can’t live with each other and we can’t live with ourselves So everyone’s medicated We pass each other on the streets And if we do speak it’s meaningless robotic communication More people want 15 seconds of fame Than a lifetime of meaning and purpose Because what’s popular is more important than what’s right Ratings are more important than the truth Our government builds twice as many prisons than schools It’s easier to find a Big Mac than an apple And when you find the apple It’s been genetically processed and modified Presidents lie, politicians trick us Race is still an issue and so is religion Your God doesn’t exist, my God does and he is All-Loving If you disagree with me I’ll kill you Or even worse argue you to death 92% of songs on the radio are about sex Kids don’t play tag, they play twerk videos The average person watches 5 hours of television a day And it’s more violence on the screen than ever before Technology has given us everything we could ever want And at the same time stolen everything we really need Pride is at an all time high, humility, an all time low Everybody knows everything, everybody’s going somewhere Ignoring someone, blaming somebody Not many human beings left anymore, a lot of human doings Plenty of human lingerings in the past, not many human beings Money is still the root of all evil Yet we tell our kids don’t get that degree The jobs don’t pay enough... read more
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