[ExI] Economy: "The Big Takeover"

spike spike66 at att.net
Mon Mar 30 21:55:38 UTC 2009

 > ...On Behalf Of Samantha  Atkins
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Economy: "The Big Takeover" 
> Something is not right for sure.  Unfortunately only one in a 
> hundred thousand or so will correctly diagnose the causes.  
> But all will scream for a fix or more likely for vengeance 
> according to their own pet theory and disposition.  Thus 
> civilizations crumble.  Again.
> - samantha

Thanks Samantha.  This is scary: I am seeing things in perfect agreement
with your posts.  Everywhere I look, I see new evidences of wild power grabs
in government, in creation of crises and taking advantage of same to grab
more centralized control of everything.  I see massive expansion of
government power, just the exact opposite of the right way to deal with an
economic crisis as demonstrated by Reagan: cut taxes, cut spending, reduce
regulation of business and personal lives.  It isn't just the US federal
government but the California government and the UN that are trying to take
advantage of hard times to increase their power.  We see governance out of
anger.  We see the fed running car companies and banks.  This will turn more
ugly than it is already.  

It seems power is the new money.

The comment never let a good crisis go to waste, has been uttered by both a
Secretary of State:


And a presidential chief of staff:


Had Orwell lived to hear it, this would have killed him.


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