A 12-Year-Old Girl Crushes The Canadian (and American) Dream

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When Ron Paul stands up in front of a crowd and explains the fictional-reserve banking system's unreality, some listen, many shrug and bury their heads. When ZeroHedge does the same, comments are heavy but change is slow to come. But when a 12-year-old girl, in a little over five minutes can explain the total farce that is our monetary system, surely people have to listen and break free of the matrix. Victoria Grant, 12, explains how "The banks and the government have colluded to financially enslave the people of Canada," and as CTV notes, 'Grant lays out a brief history of the Canadian banking system, referencing obscure historical figures such as former Vancouver mayor Gerald McGeer and explaining that the Bank of Canada held primary control over government lending until the 1970's. Starting then, she says, governments began borrowing from private banks instead at considerably higher interest rates than those available through the central bank. The result, Grant argues, is a rapidly increasing national debt. The pint-sized pundit is quick to offer a solution. "If the Canadian Government needs money, they can borrow it directly from the Bank of Canada," she says. " ... Canadians would again prosper with real money as the foundation of our economic structure." The truth is out there - whether it comes from Alan Simpson, Ron Paul, ZeroHedge, or a 12-year-old Canadian young lady.

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Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:46 | 2432208 chunga
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Fuck you Ben Probanke

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:55 | 2432256 SHEEPFUKKER
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So there is hope for youth in the world then. I vote her for most awesome 12 year old on the planet.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:00 | 2432289 101 years and c...
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who is her father?

Mark faber

Bill Black

Ron Paul

Tyler Durden

 

 

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:07 | 2432333 malikai
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I don't know, but I say he deserves one on me if we should ever meet.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:18 | 2432402 Pladizow
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To: 101 Years and c....

Perhaps a genetic smoothie like Freddy Kruger?

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:21 | 2432713 redpill
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Hope she doesn't like hot tubs or small plane rides.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:20 | 2432412 WonderDawg
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And she doesn't even use a teleprompter.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:20 | 2432686 Manthong
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Nice presentation.. nice approach.. she is cute, has the script down pat and delivers it nicely.

If she really understood it though, she would know how screwed she is and would be screaming and bawling as if somebody just cut the head off her puppy. 

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 16:46 | 2433017 Drachma
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+12

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 20:03 | 2433508 spine001
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I believe she does understand it and very well. I only hope that she stays on task and helps people understand it too...

 

Until next time,

 

Engineer

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 20:44 | 2433624 old naughty
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she's awesome.

The world should listen...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 20:20 | 2433555 NumNutt
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I say we place her in charge of the FED.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 20:21 | 2433560 rocker
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Some people are born with exceptional intelligence. Obviously she is gifted and understands it.

I love the part where she talks about throwing the money changers out.

This is what America and the world's people need to do with corrupt bankers.

Nobody went to Jail in America for this past crisis. So the list should of those who need to go to Jail.

Lloyd Blankfien.

Hank Paulson.

Neel Kashkari.

Ben Bernankee.

And all the CEO's of Lehman Brothers, Meryl Lynch, Citigroup, AIG, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Country Wide, JP Morgan, Bear Stearns, Morgan Stanley, Society Generale, Stewart Barney, Deutche Bank, Royal Bank of Scottland, Fannie May, Freddie Mack, and those I left out including Allan Greenspan.

Thu, 05/17/2012 - 01:41 | 2434232 StychoKiller
Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:10 | 2432359 debtor of last ...
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Francois Hollande

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:15 | 2432380 in4mayshun
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This little girl is with Al Qaeda. SHe has all the makings of a terrorist.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:28 | 2432457 bingo was his name
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Its obviously Paul Krugram's daughter going through her rebellious phase

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:31 | 2432476 ProtectiveFather
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Well done.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:48 | 2432545 Sockeye
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Great speech and for the most part she is correct. Except...the Bank of Canada is not owned by the people of Canada but rather it is owned by the government with shares held by the "Minister" of Finance:
"The Bank was founded in 1934 as a privately owned corporation. In 1938, it became a Crown corporation belonging to the federal government. Since that time, the Minister of Finance has held the entire share capital issued by the Bank."
http://www.bankofcanada.ca/about/who-we-are/

The MoF is a "minister of the crown" and thus, the Queen of Canada is the real owner of the Bank of Canada.
"In our parliamentary system of government, the executive branch -- the Prime Minister/Premier and cabinet -- is responsible to the legislative branch -- House of Commons/legislature -- and, by extension, to the people. Whether the government is federal or provincial, authority to govern ultimately flows from the Crown."
http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1287423584953

Welcome to the rabbit hole!

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:17 | 2432695 earleflorida
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fucking limey's!

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 21:09 | 2433689 Harlequin001
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The sun never really set on the British Empire.

It now just uses American aircraft carriers to do it's bidding, which is quite smart when you think about it. Post American Revolution, the world now hates America with a passion for interefering with its freedoms yet good old England still wields its influence. All the influence.

Cool...

as for America, 'land of the free' the word 'suckers' springs to mind...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:59 | 2432847 Freddie
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Kyle Bass

Hugh Hendry

Steve Santelli

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:07 | 2432332 clones2
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Going to be tough to make her look bad when she is so obviously right...  Will be curious to see if the MSM covers this at all, and see what kind of spin they apply...

 

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:13 | 2432669 CH1
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Will be curious to see if the MSM covers this at all.

I'm taking bets.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 20:09 | 2433524 spine001
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They will just ignore it. That is how the MSM deals with these things, they just ignore them. But they can't ignore videos that go viral on youtube and has what it takes to do just that, let's help it a little bit by forwarding to all of our friends... :)

 

Until next time,

 

Engineer

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:11 | 2432369 Nothing To See Here
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Watch for the Globe and Mail to run 3 hit pieces on that poor girl for her negative views on the Canadian banks...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 19:08 | 2433386 CPL
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Not if they require their web presence obliterated, not just taken down. 

 

You don't fuck with two things if you want to avoid Anonymous:  Kids and Cats.  Ever.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:16 | 2432384 A Lunatic
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Unleash the drones.......................

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:13 | 2432680 HungrySeagull
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Success has many fathers, defeat is a Orphan.

Our Children are the best and brightest and don't know enough to keep quiet.

That is good.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:57 | 2432838 jumbo maverick
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nope no hope for her. drone strike imminent. as the department of homeland security always says,

children should be dead and not heard

Thu, 05/17/2012 - 06:34 | 2434463 themisanthrope
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"So there is hope for youth in the world then."

Don't get your hopes up. For every Victoria, there are 1,000 Jakes (idiot kid on "2.5 Men").

 

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:02 | 2432306 wisefool
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The thing the gold bugs will never understand is that his role is the same as gold itself. a first order control system, on the supply of money. Timmay is going to bail out spain, even though they are the best shiny miners that ever existed. Read your history folks!

We should have 2nd and 3rd order control systems. After that, you end up with the 80,000 page roman/greek/US tax code.

The relevance to this girl, is that she pointed out the adversarialiness of force. "The private bank creates money such that the government can be justfied in taxation schemes."

Ron Paul/Buddy Roemer 2012.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:59 | 2432592 greyghost
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everyone be very carefull here. don't even think about commenting on the u.s. goverment printing anything say like UNITED STATES NOTES. for you will get junked and branded a loony tune. oh yea, be very afraid of you fellow readers. you know the poster that says......oh great take the money creation away from the bankers and give it to the........GOVERMENT!!!!!!! i have said many times that this will be the only way to "try" to make people whole after this wholesale looting of not only my country but the rest also.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:14 | 2432682 HungrySeagull
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I remember when there were silver certificates in the wallet. Maybe someday again.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:23 | 2432722 wisefool
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snarc: The re training program has  been set forth by Mitt ... 14% ... Romney. If you dont like it, go friggin Galt. Reardon will back your ass up.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 16:08 | 2432882 wisefool
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I never thought the irony would make its way here (ZH). Soap is made from Aztec "shacks" but an 80,000 page tax code is "just right."

If the spanish want to invade "the Maine" again, they are fubared, cause we have congresspeople that keep law from that era on the books for this specific purpose. Long live QE2 on currency!

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:46 | 2432209 stateside
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And done without a teleprompter .......someone from the US should take note.

 

stateside

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:48 | 2432217 Spastica Rex
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She didn't fill me with hope, though.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:57 | 2432271 dhussey
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Is that why she is reading something off to her left?

never-the-less she nails it

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:16 | 2432687 HungrySeagull
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That pretty much does. I understand at 14 they are legal adults in Canada... unless the Government has raised the bar.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:47 | 2432213 GeneMarchbanks
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Oh, Can-ada!

There's a smiling queen on your currency...

Zthat how it goes?

 

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:50 | 2432558 JOYFUL
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Hard to explain the power of imagery on the impressionable young mind Gene.

one of the biggest moment of my childhood was sitting on my dad's shoulders getting a glimpse of Herself n the Royal Consort on the steps of the train at Orillia Station. One of the few times I can remember a real bzzz in a crowd of Canadians...sometin close to a feeling of 'togetherness,' almost, yu know, nationalist like! Very colonial we was.

Pretty sure it musta been the same for the Aussie, Kiwis, maybe even the rest of the colonials...we all sang the same anthem every morning in school...

it's been kind of a shit sandwich ever since, finding out how basically evil all the old icons turned out to be, and how stupid our scots\scots-irish, n all the rest of the imperial cannon fodder antecedents were to go out n build an empire for folks what thought us dumb as mud....oh well, no one said deconditioning would be easy!

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 15:16 | 2432692 HungrySeagull
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Take a look at the Tenessee Valley Power Projects that dragged the people into the modern era. A people who have governed themselves well enough until then.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:49 | 2432219 dukeland
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I vote for her as Ron Paul's VP running mate

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:48 | 2432220 Xibalba
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Too bad she can't vote or trade.  Just the way the old wall likes it....

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:47 | 2432223 BlueCollaredOne
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<------ She understands what she is saying

<------ She memorized a speech daddy wrote

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:56 | 2432254 THX 1178
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both?

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:58 | 2432273 Thomas
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Maybe, but I found it relatively uncompelling. It was nothing like that speech given by the 15-year-old Nigel Farage clone. That boy had the gift of gab.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:56 | 2432263 Dr. Engali
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  -1 Who fricking cares? a 12 year old knows more than 95% of the sheep.

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:58 | 2432276 BlueCollaredOne
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I agree with you, makes no difference to me as long as the message gets out.  I was just curious and wanted to see what fellow ZH'ers thought. 

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