Sunday, December 10, 2017

Onebornfree's Special Scam Alerts [no.26] - Dec. 10th. 2017

Onebornfree's Special Scam Alerts [no.26] - Dec. 10th. 2017

"The kind of man who wants the government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always the kind of man whose ideas are idiotic" H.L. Mencken

 "My first rule- I don't believe anything the government tells me- nothing!- ZERO!" George Carlin

The Investment and Economic Predictions Scam:

"..If your savings and investments in any way rely on your supposed ability, [or somebody else's  supposed "professional" ability],  to accurately predict  future economic and financial scenarios via charts like those above, or via "fundamental" or "technical analysis", or via tea-leave readings, astrology or whatever else [!], then unless you/they are extremely lucky individuals, your  entire savings portfolio is at serious risk of decimation."

"The Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy Under Chairwoman Janet Yellen"


The World Trade Organization [W.T.O.] Scam:

'....the WTO is actually useful to governments, even though it is detrimental to free trade and consumers. It provides a forum ripe with opportunities to satisfy domestic interest groups by hurting international competition, create political alliances with favored countries, or use trade as a strategic asset in a game of political tic-tac-toe....":

"The WTO: Useless for Trade, Useful for the State"

The FDA/ AMA/DEA / Big Pharma Scam:

"...In short, it appears the plant may be safer than opioids for pain relief and could even act as a tool to help those suffering from opioid withdrawal. In November 2017, however, the FDA issued a public health advisory regarding risks associated with kratom use, suggesting that its usage could “expand the opioid epidemic”..."

Government Falsifies Warning on Kratom to Protect Opioids

" of the manufacturers of a fentanyl drug was exposed for lobbying against marijuana, while simultaneously bribing doctors to push their dangerous opioids. Now, after the federal government granted Insys permission to make a synthetic version of cannabis, they are claiming that it’s safer and more medically valuable than actual weed. Seriously.

The DEA recently announced through the federal register that the synthetic THC made by Insys, sold under the brand name Syndros, will be listed as a schedule II drug, meaning it can now be prescribed by doctors. In the meantime, actual THC—containing the exact same properties, but able to be grown in your backyard—remains on the same scheduling list as heroin, noting that it has “no currently accepted medical use” and “a high potential for abuse.”....."

The Government Welfare Scam:

"Fighting poverty is a favorite pastime of government because politicians get to portray themselves as champions of the poor. However, the unfortunate few tend to be far fewer in number when aid is extended privately instead of through tax funded programs.

Government Bureaucracies Benefit from Welfare Programs

Coercion is used to acquire the revenue (taxes) to finance welfare programs. As evidenced by the commission it retains prior to redistributing this wealth, government bureaucracies are one of the beneficiaries of these programs, and thus highly incentivized to claim a perpetual need for the programs. .............."

"Get Government out of the Welfare Business"

The National Defense Scam:

".....The Military-Industrial Complex has loomed over America ever since President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of its growing influence during his prescient farewell address on Jan. 17, 1961. The Vietnam War followed shortly thereafter, and its bloody consequences cemented the image of the Military-Industrial Complex (MIC) as a faceless cadre of profit-seeking warmongers who’ve wrested control of the foreign policy. That was certainly borne out by the war’s utter senselessness … and by tales of profiteering by well-connected contractors like Brown & Root.

Over five decades, four major wars and a dozen-odd interventions later, we often talk about the Military-Industrial Complex as if we’re referring to a nefarious, flag-draped Death Star floating just beyond the reach of helpless Americans who’d generally prefer that war was not, as the great Gen. Smedley Darlington Butler aptly put it, little more than a money-making “racket.”

The feeling of powerlessness that the MIC engenders in “average Americans” makes a lot of sense if you just follow the money coming out of Capitol Hill. The Project on Government Oversight (POGO) tabulated all “defense-related spending” for both 2017 and 2018, and it hit nearly $1.1 trillion for each of the two years. The “defense-related” part is important because the annual National Defense Authorization Act, a.k.a. the defense budget, doesn’t fully account for all the various forms of national security spending that gets peppered around a half-dozen agencies.

America's Military-Industrial Addiction

Dream On? :

'Dreams, that governments will keep you free,
Dreams, that they ain't just war and slavery,
Dreams, of your god "democracy",
You keep dreaming of more enforced equality.....".

From: "Dreams[ Matrix Blues]" :

N.B. Posts covering the same subject matter of any of the subjects covered above [and others too]can also be viewed at: LibertyHQ

[obf disclaimer: links to any other authors articles or videos are not necessarily  full endorsements of all of the views/positions of the individuals or organizations concerned .]

[obf sez: if you do not understand exactly why I call any of the listed scams here "scams", then perhaps we need to talk: email: onebornfreeatyahoodotcom.   I can also often be reached at a forum here ].

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