"Think of the press as a great keyboard
on which the government can play …"
"If you tell a lie big
enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually
come to believe it …"
"The truth is the mortal
enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, truth is the
greatest enemy of the State ..."
Minister for Propaganda
Hitler's Third Reich
The Truth: It's a shell game
to the elite press.
In April of 1999 I wrote an article entitled "The
Corporate State and the Mass Media" in which I asserted
that the main function of today's elite press is to present
a lie as the truth; to depict that which is false as factual!
- AND THAT IS CERTAINLY WHAT THE ELITE MEDIA IS DOING TODAY
REGARDING ITS REPORTING ON THE ECONOMIC CRISIS THAT HAS TAKEN
HOLD OF THE COUNTRY.
It seems that everywhere one turns the media is trumpeting the
end of America's (and the world's) financial crisis - and making sure that the American
public is overwhelmed with pictures, rigged statistics, polls that have been
manipulated and misleading anecdotal information to that affect. What the
elite media is attempting to do is "shape the truth" regarding America's
financial crisis in order to tamp down a rising tide of discontent on the
part of average Americans against the mavens of Wall Street and Corporate
America - an attempt to portray "up as down," "black as white," and "right
as left" - AND MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ARE BEGINNING TO WAKE UP TO THIS
For example, in early summer of this year Ben Bernanke, chairman
of the Federal Reserve Board, told 60 Minutes that he detected "green
shoots" of economic recovery in the economy. Commenting on this, economist
Daniel Gross writes that -
"Since then, the phrase 'green shoots' has sprouted and blossomed. Analysts
and journalists, desperate for any sign of hope, have taken to repeating the
phrase 'green shoots' as a soothing mantra. Economists are now walking around,
eyes fixed on the ground like French rustics hunting for truffles, searching
for verdant signs of growth."
Today's "green shoots" will become tomorrow's scorched crops
However, Gross goes on to say that the "green shoots" that are being
detected by the economists of Corporate America and purveyed to average Americans
as "signs of a recovery" are nothing more than the illusory and very temporary
affect of the trillions of dollars of "unreal money" that has been pumped
into the economy in recent months by the government. He believes that these
"green shoots" will wither and dry once the scorching heat of the financial
crisis reaches its zenith. Gross continues:
"Economic theory tells us we should be able to detect some green shoots,
if only because so much fertilizer has been spread around in the form of
cheap capital. But for now, every piece of good news-every green shoot-bears
caveats. For example, while Goldman Sachs had a great quarter, that was only
because it shifted its reporting calendar to exclude December 2008, in which
it rang up a loss, from the results. JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon said things were
going so well it might be able to repay the funds it borrowed from the government
sooner rather than later, but he also warned that credit card debt is going
MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF GOVERNMENT DECEPTION
kind of deception being practiced above is being repeated throughout
the economy. For example, take the new unemployment rate that
is being trumpeted by the government and the mass media as a
"sign of recovery" - a drop of one-tenth of one percent from
9.5 % to 9.4%; but ask yourself, how can that possible be when
the economy suffered an additional NET loss of almost
400,000 jobs last month? It happened because the government
does not count those who have exhausted their unemployment benefits
- which is occurring now at an ever increasing tempo. THIS
IS JUST ONE EXAMPLE OF THE CALLOUS WAY THE GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN
RIGGING THE STATISTICS REGARDING THE ECONOMIC CRISIS - in
this case, the unemployment numbers. [Please see our banner
article, "A Permanent
30% Unemployment Rate for the United States."]
Then there is the way the government is insisting that the "housing crisis"
is ending - and all this despite the fact that foreclosure activity
jumped 7 percent in July from June and 32 percent from a year
earlier as one in every 355 households with a loan got a foreclosure
filing according to RealtyTrac. [Please see our banner article,
"The Housing Crash."]
Indeed, James J. Saccacio, RealtyTrac's chief executive, said in
"July marks the third time in the last five months where we've seen
a new record set for foreclosure activity."
report that the government touts to show that the "housing crisis"
is stabilizing is Michigan's, where foreclosure activity fell
39% from June to July - BUT THAT'S ONLY BECAUSE A STATE LAW
HAS TAKEN EFFECT THAT FREEZES FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS AN EXTRA
California, Florida, Arizona Nevada, Texas, Georgia, Ohio and New
Jersey are all experiencing massive increases in home foreclosures - with
Nevada showing one out of every 56 homes in foreclosure.
AND IT'S NOT JUST THE HOUSING CRISIS
And it's not just one economic crisis that America is facing, but
a multiplicity of them; Economist Andrew Marshall writes:
"The crisis is not simply composed of one bubble, the housing real estate
bubble, which has already burst; the crisis has many bubbles, all of which
dwarf the housing bubble burst of 2008. Indicators show that the next possible
burst is the commercial real estate bubble."
Marshall goes on to report on what's happening in the commercial
"In late July, the Financial Times reported that two of America's
biggest banks, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo ... threw into sharp relief
the mounting woes of the US commercial property market when they reported
large losses and surging bad loans in the commercial property market, worth
$6.7 trillion which accounts for more than 10 per cent of US gross domestic
"Office vacancies in U.S. downtowns increased to 12.5 percent in the first
quarter ... as companies cut jobs and new buildings came onto the market. It
is reported that strip malls, neighborhood centers and regional malls are
losing stores ... As for retailers, it's only going to get worse. General Growth
Properties Inc, the second-largest U.S. mall owner, recently declared bankruptcy
in the biggest real estate failure in U.S. history."
BURSTING THE BAILOUT BUBBLE
However, what really worries Marshall is the looming "bailout bubble;"
"The main event on the horizon is the "bailout bubble" and the general world
debt bubble, WHICH WILL PLUNGE THE WORLD INTO A GREAT DEPRESSION THE LIKES
OF WHICH HAVE NEVER BEFORE BEEN SEEN."
The rich don't even see the poor; to them, the poor - black and white alike - don't even exist
Marshall goes on to say:
"While the bailout, or the 'stimulus package' as it is often referred to,
is getting good coverage in terms of being portrayed as having revived the
economy and is leading the way to the light at the end of the tunnel, key
factors are again misrepresented in this situation. At the end of March, Bloomberg
reported that, 'The U.S. government and the Federal Reserve have spent, lent
or committed $12.8 trillion, an amount that approaches the value of everything
produced in the country last year'. This amount 'works out to $42,105 for
every man, woman and child in the U.S. and 14 times the $899.8 billion of
currency in circulation. The nation's gross domestic product was $14.2 trillion
Needless to say, what all this "funny-money" has produced is a giant
bubble that is too large for the U.S. economy to sustain. Sooner or later,
it is going to burst; and when it does, there will be no way of hiding what's
happening from the American people - AND ALL HELL WILL BREAK LOOSE,
producing in its wake A REVOLUTION THAT WILL "CHANGE TIMES AND LAWS
..." (Daniel 7:25) - i.e. the U.S. Constitution.
CELENTE: PREDICTS WAR
And it's not just Marshall who sees bloodshed on the horizon: Gerald
Celente, the head of the Trends Research Institute, the major trend-forecasting
agency in the world has recently released a Trend Alert, reporting that,
"The biggest financial bubble in history is being inflated in plain sight,"
and that -
"THIS IS THE MOTHER OF ALL BUBBLES, and when it explodes [...] it
will signal the end to the boom/bust cycle that has characterized economic
activity throughout the developed world. This is going to be much bigger than
the ... Real Estate [residential and commercial] bubbles which [recently] hit
speculators, investors and financiers ... When the 'Bailout Bubble' explodes,
the system goes with it."
"The phantom dollars, printed out of thin air, backed by nothing ... and
producing next to nothing ... defines the 'Bailout Bubble'. Just as with the
other bubbles, so too will this one burst. But unlike [the residential and
commercial] real estate bubbles, when the "Bailout Bubble" pops,
neither the President nor the Federal Reserve will have the fiscal fixes or
monetary policies available to inflate another."
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then goes on to say something truly remarkable:
"GIVEN THE PATTERN OF GOVERNMENTS TO PARLAY EGREGIOUS FAILURES INTO
MEGA-FAILURES, THE CLASSIC TREND THEY FOLLOW, WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, IS TO
TAKE THEIR NATION TO WAR, and that, while we cannot pinpoint precisely
when the 'Bailout Bubble' will burst, we are certain it will. When it [i.e.,
the bailout bubble] ... breaks, IT SHOULD BE UNDERSTOOD THAT A MAJOR WAR
Interestingly, the "bailout bubble" that Celente was referring to
amounted at the time to $12.8 trillion. As of July, estimates by Bloomberg
put this bubble at nearly double the previous estimate.
THE EUROPEANS ARE IN EVEN GREATER TROUBLE
Europeans are in even greater trouble. In October of 2008, Germany
and France led a European Union bailout of $1.5 trillion, and
world markets initially soared as European governments pumped
these billions into crippled banks. Individual central banks
in Europe also mounted a new offensive to restart lending by
supplying unlimited amounts of dollars to commercial banks in
a joint operation.
NOTE: It is also reported that
American bailout money constituted a large part of the European bailout
funds, with an inordinate amounts of cash being pumped into the French bank
Societe Generale and Calyon; other banks receiving American money were
Deutsche Bank, Britain's Barclays, the Dutch banking group Rabobank, HSBC,
Banco Santander and Royal Bank of Scotland.
However, this only constitutes a tiny fraction of the money that
European banks will ultimately need: In early February of 2009, Britain's
Telegraph published a story saying that European banks needed an
additional $25 trillion.
EUROPE: AT THE CENTER OF A PERFECT STORM
Britain'sFinancial Times goes on to report that -
"Europe is now in the middle of a perfect storm - a confluence of three
separate, but interconnected economic crises which threaten far greater
devastation than Britain or America have suffered from the credit crunch:
The collapse of German industry and employment.
The impending bankruptcy of Central European homeowners and businesses.
The threat of government debt defaults from loss of monetary control
by the Irish Republic, Greece and Portugal, for instance on the eurozone
The report continues:
"If the crisis expands, other EU governments - and especially Germany's
- will face an existential question. Do they commit hundreds of billions of
euros to guarantee the debts of fellow EU countries? Or do they allow government
defaults and devaluations that may ultimately break up the single currency
and further cripple German industry, as well as the country's domestic banks?"
THE BANK OF INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS (BIS)
In late June, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), one of
the central pillars of the American New World Order System, warned that the
American and European "stimulus packages may provide no more than a temporary
boost to growth, and be followed by an extended period of economic stagnation."
The BIS building in
NOTE: The BIS is one of the
most obscure arms of the Bretton-Woods International Financial
architecture which forms the financial edifice upon which
the American New World Order has been erected. It provides
"banking services" to the world's central banks and to other
international organizations like itself. Ostensibly, it
is not accountable to any national government and is supposedly
run by an "inner elite" representing the world's major central
banks. In reality, however, it is nothing more than an arm
of the International Monetary Fund which is dominated by
the United States. Its principle use insofar as the IMF
is concerned is to draw national governments into debt to
the IMF, reducing them in the process to U.S. client-states.
[We URGE you to read our article, "Inside
the American New World Order System."]
The BIS report went on to say:
"The current market turmoil is without precedent in the postwar period ...
Fears are building that the global economy might be at some kind of tipping
point, and that all central banks have done [with their stimulus packages]
has been to put off the day of reckoning."
In late June of 2009, the BIS issued another report saying that as
a result of stimulus packages, it has only seen "limited progress" and that,
"the prospects for growth are at risk," and further "stimulus measures won't
be able to gain traction, and may only lead to a temporary pickup in growth."
Ultimately, "A FLEETING RECOVERY COULD WELL MAKE MATTERS WORSE."
"Given the previous BIS warnings of a Great Depression, the stimulus packages
around the world have simply delayed the coming depression, and by adding
significant numbers to the massive debt bubbles of the world's nations, will
ultimately make the depression worse than had governments not injected massive
amounts of money into the economy."
And Marshall is right here! - The massive amount of "funny-money" that has
been injected into the economies of Europe and America has left
THEM SITTING UNDER A $50 TRILLION
BAILOUT BUBBLE THAT IS WAITING TO BURST - and all the "jive
talk" in the world can't stop it.
Marshall warns that when the "bail-out bubble" finally bursts,
"... the world will enter into the Greatest Depression in world history."
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