Starting the bloodless revolutions: run the banks.
measl at mfn.org
Sun Nov 28 22:07:26 PST 2010
"We don't pick up weapons to kill people to start the revolution. A
revolution is really easy to do these days. What is the system? The system
is built on the power of the banks. So it must be destroyed through the
banks," he said.
While the idea should be sound, the fact is that the banks *own* the
governments now, so they'll just get new bailouts and big bonuses for the
executive. If were were actually playing by the rules, the banks that
impoded would be dead, and their corpses would be scavenged by others
(leaving the burned consumers to either sit there awaiting an endless
string of re-runs, or to work hard for appropriate legislation designed to
prevent recurrences). But the "rules" went out the window in 1984
Still, watching this should be amusing.
"Never belong to any party, always oppose privileged classes and public
plunderers, never lack sympathy with the poor, always remain devoted to
the public welfare, never be satisfied with merely printing news, always
be drastically independent, never be afraid to attack wrong, whether by
predatory plutocracy or predatory poverty."
Joseph Pulitzer, 1907 Speech
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