Constitution Version 2.0: "Of the Banks, By the Banks and For the Banks"

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Tue, 03/01/2011 - 04:08 | 1006336 New Revolution
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OK.... now you've overthrown the government,... or more likely, the government has lost its authority to govern.   Now what?   What are you going to do?   You'd better be ready because they are, and they'll try to do it when the time comes; because that time is coming and its called the New American Revolution and its not going to let anyone sit out so get that out of your head right now.

But what are you going to do?   What are you going to replace our government with because you know your going to have to replace it.   So what is your plan?    If we're not ready we'll use the old and failed government with new people which is like putting new wine in old wine skins.    It doesn't work.

And if you don't have something that's going to work or at least appear to do so, they'll probably prevail in getting what they want because we were too sheople to be ready.   So you'd better be ready, because the New American Revolution is coming,... soon.

Think round, act square.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 07:08 | 1006397 Troy Ounce
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Now what? Is a good question, but let's answer that question after the fire has been put out.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 03:52 | 1006322 digitaldorobo
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That just about sums it up, doesn't it.

Entrenched corruption, enabled at the highest levels and disseminated to us by their underlings.


Tue, 03/01/2011 - 02:17 | 1006240 Andy Lewis
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Right on!!!!!  Let's go get those bastiges!!!!

You first.


Tue, 03/01/2011 - 11:37 | 1007032 GoinFawr
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"The raging mob has lost its nerve
There's more of us but who goes first
No one dares to cross the line
The cops know that they've won

It's all over but not quite
The pigs have just begun to fight
They club your heads, kick your teeth
Police can riot all that they please.

Tomorrow you're homeless-Tonight it's a blast"
-Dead Kennedys

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:26 | 1006172 Problem Is
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+5 GW.... Well composed...
Allow me to be first:

Signed: John Hancock, esq.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 00:16 | 1005998 GoinFawr
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I think I may adopt the following flag salute in light of this Neo-Con'stution:

"I pledge impertinence to the flag-waving of the unindicted co-conspirators of America and to the (*Republocrats) for which I can't stand. One abomination, underhanded fraud, indefensible. With liberty and justice; forget it." -Matt Groening


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:42 | 1005938 Cyan Lite
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I feel bad for the author.  We're never going to hear from him again, except on the local nightly news that some poor guy ended up in a single-vehicle accident that killed the driver and his family.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:56 | 1005824 onlooker
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by Hugh_Jorgan--I admire your intent, GW. However, you need to be VERY careful about how this discussion is framed. We would face the same certainty of doom as Egypt, or any other sovereign people on the planet today, if we unpeg ourselves from the current government apparatus


I have to agree and that too many revolutions have gone too wrong. I am not sure we can save the Nation and Constitution with a destroy mission. However, GW has a point. It may be that those who wish to avert an all out revolution in the USA need to become active to that end. The young turks are educated and unemployed and not stupid. however youth is what it is. Time for leaders to lead and Americans to fix this mess.   I think GW is correct in that this is serious.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:50 | 1005802 Fox-Scully
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Well done document! My version variation is "of the people, by the people and for the special interest groups"

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:18 | 1005724 Bansters-in-my-...
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Fuck the Bankers too.

If I am ever starving I will look for a fat fucking Banker to eat,I hear their meat is sweet,from all that lobster and caviar.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:13 | 1005717 Bansters-in-my-...
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Fuck the United Snakes Congress.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:55 | 1005427 PulauHantu29
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Goldman Sachs Blankfein is rumored to be royally pissed. Here he is "doing God's work" and who gets the first Mega Bonus of 2011? Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan.


..and Mozilo walks away a free man:

"Hard to keep a good man down," said Mozilo today.

2011-02-27 —

Last week, the Justice Department decided to end the criminal investigation of former Countrywide Financial CEO Angelo Mozilo. People close to the case say that the overall collapse in the mortgage market has made it too difficult to prosecute the actions of any one particular executive.

So, in other words, Mozilo got off for his role in creating the housing market bubble and sub-prime implosion that fed into the global financial meltdown of 2008, precisely because the meltdown was so large? Well, that’s certainly nice to hear, don’t you think?"

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 20:18 | 1005468 Rainman
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Angelo's fate was predictable. Faced with big time, he woulda' sung like a bird. The bigger fish are the ones being protected. Too big to fail means too big to jail.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:47 | 1005407 whoopsing
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Nice work GW

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:52 | 1005257 SuperRay
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Hey Hugh,

  Maybe we should assign a commission to study the problem and report back to us in a year or two.  I have to say, your whole post is utter bullshit, because this is not the 18th century, and we're not reliving the founding of America.  This is the 21st century, and there are plenty of people ready to step forward and assume leadership possessions.  Charles Ferguson has more balls than anyone else I've seen in public life.  I would love it if he took over the treasury and put us back on the Gold standard.  Open your eyes, dude, it's time for action.  We just need someone to trigger it.  I'm ready to follow someone whom I consider a leader.


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:28 | 1005199 Hugh_Jorgan
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I admire your intent, GW. However, you need to be VERY careful about how this discussion is framed. We would face the same certainty of doom as Egypt, or any other sovereign people on the planet today, if we unpeg ourselves from the current government apparatus.

The problem is that there is no George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, etc. waiting with sharp minds, and a forthright plan like our Founders.  We have not just come out of a long Christian revival, we are not a "wise and virtuous people". In fact we are at a pinnacle of ignorance and greed, a low point for morality and honesty. I believe it would cost the world a minimum of 200 years in the darkness of tyranny if America were to attempt the folly of a Revolution now. We could lose our still valuable Constitution by our own hands.

The process of redress has barely even begun yet. Most of us are just starting to wake up and understand the realities of our problems. Our 256 Founding Fathers spent decades working toward the time when they could realistically propose the substance of a "Declaration Of Indendence". They often used a word that is non-existent at this point: "Prudence". We must make sure the concept is not lost.

Now is not yet the time for hot-headed men and women to think that we can let wrath, vanity, or ignorance dictate actions that could cast our descendants even further into slavery. Now is the time to read learn, and fix our own failings, individually, so that a real George Washington will emerge in a few years. Anything else is just "our" version of the same bullshit mob-rule that we see in the 3rd world right now.

Other than that, I loved it!

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:28 | 1006179 Rhodin
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The way the US government adheres to the Constitution could be compared unfavorably to the way the Roman Church followed the word of Jesus in implementing the Inquisition.

A return to the limits of the Constitution would be a revolution in itself, leaving less than 20% of what now passes for "government".  Not gonna happen with the bankers in charge playing "divide and conquer" and "distract and rob". 

Frank Zappa once said "The illusion of democracy will continue as long as it is profitable.  As soon as democracy is not profitable­, they will shove the furniture off to the sides, roll up the carpet and pull up the curtain, exposing the brick walls of the studio."

I don't know if Frank was correct, but profitability is getting long in the tooth, and it does look like the curtians are moving.

Either through continued creep, coup, total war, or a failed or "sucessfull" revolution, the resulting tyranny is unlikely to last a generation let alone 200 years.  They don't have the leaders for that either.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:39 | 1005380 Meme Iamfurst
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How can that be?  The President of the United States is a Constitutional Scholar, a holder of a Nobel Prize.  Surely, he and his assembly of great minds know exactly what they can do to repair any wrongs.  Yes? No?

We are entering a 7 year cycle of self awareness, reclaiming of destiny, assertion of individual rights and power.  What is happening around the world is not an accident.  I assure you the boys in town know full well what Uranus in Aries means (the last time was 1928, but past performance is not always future returns).  But unrest for political abuse, financial abuse and all these other slings and arrows the American Citizens have held their noses for, will come to an end or the nation will not survive.

I don't think Hillery will be on TV or radio saying to the world what she has been saying the last few days and weeks about civil upheavals, civil rights, and poverty from thieft, and bla bla bla in other nations, when that day ...this spring those forces rears the same face in the nations capitol.

By the way about a comment on the Kabul Bank, and the billion dollars the US tax payers are now on the hook for, after the bad loans that were given to Mr. Karzai friends and family went under water.

And, to think this Congress is pissing blood over 6 billion in cuts.  One day our own military will realize they too are being paid with what amounts to Zimbabwe dollars backed by empty promises... only to be sent off to die in a desert, ice mountain, or a back alley in some shit hole city.  Or maybe not.  General Eisenhower, where are you?


Please excuse my language here, but sometimes no other words do the trick.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:28 | 1005366 Rainman
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Egypt's been on the emergency powers gig for 30 years. USA only 10 years. We're a third of the way to the gold medal. Don't think we'll make it though.


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:19 | 1005165 MrBoompi
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Indeed, many 9/11 Commissioners, Congressmen and high-level government officials claim that the 9/11 Commission did not get to the bottom of that heinous terrorist act.


They went as far as they were allowed to go, just like ANY other government "investigation". There are some things the Powers will not ever allow commoners to know. Things that would jeopardize the Power's wealth and lives.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 00:47 | 1006076 KTV Escort
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A couple of years after we invaded Iraq I made an "OUT OF IRAQ ~ STOP THE WAR PROFITEERS" banner and tied it to the 520 overpass near Medina (Bill Gates territory) during rush hour. I was standing there, watching the 70% give me the thumbs up 30% flipping me off when along came ex-WA Senator Slade Gorton (on the 9-11 Commission), walking his runt of a dog. He looked me over and said, "you know, what you're doing is illegal." I replied, "And what you ommitted in the 9-11 report is truly disgusting." 5 minutes later a Medina police officer was ordering me to take my banner down.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 06:50 | 1006394 The Rock
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Kudos, you did your part! Back then, people were still believing the hype and even worse, the faux news retards of this country re-elected scumbag bush 2 years later!! Major facepalm.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 07:52 | 1006423 nmewn
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"the faux news retards of this country re-elected scumbag bush 2 years later!!"

Yeah, Barry/Biden is much better...LOL.

I don't know which is more depressing...those who walk right back into the habits of old or the citation of government officials as proof of some vast government conspiracy.

Gross incompetence at all levels explains it more to me than anything else...but again, just me ;-)

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:46 | 1006203 Bringin It
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Nice work.  I use paint.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:01 | 1005087 Quaderratic Probing
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As a Canadian I was worried that Sarah Palin could become President in 2012, probably the only person dumber than Bush, but now I get it Obama is going to run on the Republican 2012 ticket.... The banks owe him that win.... now can he get 3 terms if he switches parties?

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 08:22 | 1006450 Midas
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How long have you been doing Bush is dumb lines?  There are so many negative things you could say about GWB that would be accurate and you choose to do the stale bush is dumb routine that isn't very compelling.  Our problem isn't that our leaders are stupid.  Inflation isn't mis-calculated because they can't do math, but because they can.  Politicians don't pander because they are stupid, but because they are smart.  GWB with his MBA from the Ivy league has you convinced he is a hayseed from the pasture.  Who's fooling who?  After all this talk about dumbness I hope I get the Captcha.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:20 | 1005145 ebworthen
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Nah, the banksters will knock him off like they did JFK and have another martyr for the new generations to believe in - and the two party political system- and send their kids off to die fighting for the dream of Camelot II. 

The more kids that die the more money that will be spent on defense contractors to "build a better X" (gun, jet, tank, armor, helmet, etc.) then the contractors will have more money to line the pockets of CONgress and charge 10X-20X actual cost for toilet seats and DOD approved condoms and vaginal dams.

Back home the Families cry and vote for the newest lump of flesh to stand at the podium and assuage the fears of the baboon populace.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 06:39 | 1006389 Bitch Tits
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"Back home the Families cry and vote for the newest lump of flesh to stand at the podium and assuage the fears of the baboon populace."

It is interesting that with all we've learned about our "leadership" in both government and business, there are still folks naive enough to believe that our votes are being counted.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:53 | 1005059 max2205
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McCarthy would be jealous. As would the big H Stalin and all the rest of controlled Govts. And fuck the TSA

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:51 | 1005050 ussa
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You have violated the 13th Amendment and abdicated your power to regulate the value of money through instituting a privately owned debt based currency system. Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.[2]

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:46 | 1005037 falak pema
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are you sir, taking the mickey out of GW in the moment of his need?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:01 | 1005281 Cognitive Dissonance
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Who are you talking to falak pema?

Try hitting the "reply" button.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 09:02 | 1006546 falak pema
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you're worse than Hawkeye you miss nothing!

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:30 | 1006183 Problem Is
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He's so confused maybe he is one of our political elite...

Hey Hoyer, is that you?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:42 | 1005022 molecool
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Well, someone voted 90% of incumbents into office. The U.S. population only has itself to blame. Each generation gets the government it deserves. Actually, this generation deserves a lot worse considering the long and uninterrupted sequence of stupid decision it has made.

I'm done even complaining or worrying about it. My departure from the U.S. is in the works as I will not spend the remainder of my life hoping/investing in miracles. For fuck's sake - a large percentage of this population does not even believe in Darwin's theory of evolution. It should be expected that a populace of idiots will be abused and manipulated.

Game over.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 06:35 | 1006384 Bitch Tits
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"Well, someone voted 90% of incumbents into office. The U.S. population only has itself to blame." "It should be expected that a populace of idiots will be abused and manipulated."

Contrary to popular belief, the American population is one of the best educated and most knowledgeable in the world. Well, most of the population, anyway.

True, there are still some who believe their votes count, despite all evidence to the contrary. Cognitive dissonance.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 20:16 | 1005462 Running on Empty
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Transfer to me your citizenship, I'll come and fight. As a Canadian I am more patriotic for the USA then some of your own damn citizens.You had It all and you just let them take it. So let me know when and how and I'll assume your responsibility, I'll do it for all the men and woman your country and mine has lost fighting these unjust battles and all the ones still fighting. Otherwise I'll have to hope that maybe one October my name gets selected out of a lottery of names that never deminishes in size, of people that want to be an American. Stay and fight,and I'll fight with you.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:52 | 1006187 Problem Is
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Running on Empty:
If I were Harper and the Queen's bitch (aka Canadian Citizen...), I would run from Leo to the states, too...

You have a lot of tyranny at home and a lot of country to take back, yourselves...

I Will Assume YOUR Responsibility
Anytime you Canadians want to free yourselves from the tyranny of the inbred royals, abolish your constitutional monarchy, aka Queen's bitchez... and establish a true parliamentary constitution...

You let me know. I'll show up and do your work.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:30 | 1006185 OldPhart
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I'd be honored to stand with you.  At my age I'm still good enough to stop a bullet.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 00:40 | 1006072 Rastadamus
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I admire your pluck. I've fought for fifty years. I'm leaving, good luck.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:28 | 1004974 dick cheneys ghost
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war, debt and democracy..........

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:27 | 1004968 proLiberty
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They destroyed financial privacy with a tax on "incomes" "from whatever source derived", however the same Government that retained to its sole discretion the power to define the full meaning of "income", also delegated the power to create an infinite amount of inflated, air-backed, fiat currency, and thereby complete the ability to appropriate all the wealth held in private hands through inflation of nominal prices and taxing any "gains" denominated solely in nominal terms.

As to financial privacy, the tax on incomes has been implemented in such a manner as every citizen must be fully prepared, contrary to the Fourth Amendment's protection against unreasonable search, and the Fifth Amendment's protection against against self-incrimination, to prove that every financial asset, including the very money in his wallet, came from a source that was declared on his income tax filing, and that the proper tax on that source was fully paid.  It is by these means, that no citizen has the right to keep private, the existence of any asset that has any possible financial value.


Thus, if said citizen wins $15,000 in a poker game with an Italian on board of a Liberian-flagged vessel in international waters in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, he is obligated to declare that as "income" and pay the tax thereupon.  Should he be foolish enough to deposit those winnings in a bank on some far off Pacific island, no matter how private the transaction was, this government now assumes the power to declare said citizen in violation of the law and subject to a $10,000 fine for not filing an annual disclosure form (REPORT OF FOREIGN BANK. AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS. TD F 90-22.1)

(The above does not apply to Democrat Congressmen who serve as Chairman of Important committees and who own beach-front property in tax haven nations)


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:13 | 1005132 ebworthen
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Well said.

Sounds like it's time for me to expatriate to Greece.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:25 | 1004966 Man Bear Pig
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What about the delegation of money creation? I guess it was delegated by enacting a law written by Monied Interests.


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:20 | 1004946 aerial view
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very good GW. Forget Madoff, we now have Barrack OPonzi and his ponzos Ben and Timmy running the circus.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:51 | 1006210 Problem Is
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Obummer, Bennie and Timmay are just the puppets, useful idiots and impotent clowns taking the orders...

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:20 | 1004944 DaveyJones
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Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:16 | 1004928 TonyForesta
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