It's like deja vu all over again...
(h/t Jim Quinn's Burning Platform Sunday Funnies)
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If we were as lucky as the folks in that cartoon, we could harvest energy from the continuous stairs.
It's an opulent illusion.
Yes We Can, Kick!
"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies."
"Over the past 5 years, our federal debt has increased by $3.5 trillion to $8.6 trillion.That is “trillion” with a “T.” That is money that we have borrowed from the Social Security trust fund, borrowed from China and Japan, borrowed from American taxpayers. And over the next 5 years, between now and 2011, the President’s budget will increase the debt by almost another $3.5 trillion."
"Numbers that large are sometimes hard to understand. Some people may wonder why they matter. Here is why: This year, the Federal Government will spend $220 billion on interest. That is more money to pay interest on our national debt than we’ll spend on Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. That is more money to pay interest on our debt this year than we will spend on education, homeland security, transportation, and veterans benefits combined. It is more money in one year than we are likely to spend to rebuild the devastated gulf coast in a way that honors the best of America."
"And the cost of our debt is one of the fastest growing expenses in the Federal budget. This rising debt is a hidden domestic enemy, robbing our cities and States of critical investments in infrastructure like bridges, ports, and levees; robbing our families and our children of critical investments in education and health care reform; robbing our seniors of the retirement and health security they have counted on."
"Every dollar we pay in interest is a dollar that is not going to investment in America’s priorities."
Senator Barack Obama (D-IL)
VOTING AGAINST RAISING THE DEBT CEILING
March 16, 2006
Official National Debt @ that time: 8.6 Trillion ("with a T") USD
Official National Debt NOW: 17.2 Trillion ("with a T") USD
Where does our income tax go?
Shouldn't they be kicking it up the endless stairs?
The cartoon is correct. It's all down hill from here, in so many different ways.
looks like that can is gonna kick THEM in the ass when it comes back around
You didn't kick that can....
New Normal - Debt and Money out of thin air is necessary, Not Evil : PBS
You have a front-seat view of the death of the US Dollar.
It kind of gives a new outlook on that biblical passage about "Babylon Has Fallen."
Spurious thought...Möbius would be a great name for a stripper.
It's a virtual can...they can seemingly kick it wherever they want. Until the juice runs out.
First Rule of Bankruptcy: When faced with certain Bankruptcy and subsequent Liquidation of assets, transfer all good assets and equity into a newly created entity, and hang the creditors with the toxic assets and debt of the old.
China’s Bretton coup d'état: http://twoshortplanksunplugged.blogspot.com.au/2013/10/chinas-bretton-coup-detat.html
I know that what I am about to proclaim is sacrilegious according to "popular wisdom," but here goes; even in as bad a shape as the U.S. economy & financial system are, China's economy & financial systems will implode first.
China's economy & banking system are at least 2x more Ponzi-rific & lacking in transparency, as hard as that may be to fathom, as the U.S.'s.
Is the congressman wearing a gold shirt?
who's economy and financial system will implode first depends not on the actual economy or finances but the peoples expectations, temprement, and willingness to do something about it...based on this, you may be right that 'Merica's citizens are in no hurry to hold anyone (least themselves) accountable...hell, they just think it's those bad politicians like somehow they aren't the absolute reflection of the society that elects them.
This is some feat !!!
So JY at the “receiving end” of this can-kick would twist-and-turn and kick down a shorter-fewer steps, just to make sure it would not fall over the wall or into the square…More following…
Some kind of a “beautiful?” feat.
Or the bottomless toilet?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MRykTpw1RQ Dead at 42-ish? Think he didn't push some buttons?
Jeez. Dude was way ahead of his time. R.I.P. Bill Hicks.
thanks ace...not sure i ever saw him before...
Not too different from this speech. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI5hrcwU7Dk
I had to +1 you correct.
Everyone thought this would bring down the market. Nope! it helped the market, due to 6 things.
Just look at the market, this guy here is very accurate => http://bit.ly/16F8sFU is saying the BEARS will be reamed hard this week into FOMC meeting. OH dear.
It's a tactical delusion.
It looks like Obama is falling off the wall and is about to land on his head and snap his neck. Who would be sad?
The FSA in Walmart and that one in Syria.
Peter Sellers as Obama
M.C. Escher, that's my favorite M.C.
BrocilyBeef said: If we were as lucky as the folks in that cartoon, we could harvest energy from the continuous stairs.
Shhhhh! Shut your mouth!
Obummer would probably try it...
Getting some of his big-donor cronies to set up a shell company...
And then throwing away billions of our hard-earned tax dollars into it, just like Solyndra!
History will show, the appointment of the Kenyan as president will be the worst decision in the history of the United States!
Kenyan, fake Texan, Venus or Mars. Really doesn't matter where the Criminal Globalists are from the result would have been the same. What is transpiring was set in motion long ago. All done by design. All done by agenda.
there are two systems of money in america.
one was developed by freemen and patriots, the other jews.
guess which one we suffer under now as debt slaves,
the the one corrupting the federal government,
and the one which pays obscene bonuses to its developers.
they even call it the "system" because it is systematic.
Replace "jews" with bought off Congressman (and women) and the omnipresent WHORE bankers.
Who do you think bought off those Congressits?
It appears the Jooze may be the ones and they did it with the money we let them print for us.
I see you've been busy spreading your disinfo. Luciferian Oligarchs are the problem, and they are most surely not Jewish.
It doesn't matter if you're a bought out-church going Senator or a foaming-at-the-mouth pro-Israel zealot like Hagee; you've sold your soul to the Central bankers that "coincidentally" manufactured a legalized, victimized, despot regime in the Middle East- with nukes, to allow funding transactions.
"the appointment of the Kenyan as president"
"the election of the muslim as president"
by the DUMBEST electorarate thought EVER possible....
aided and abated by the insecuritiy, and apologetical behavior of the most misguided (and completely STUPID) media
the "reward" is just.... it is time to eat shit courtesy of an already proven, failed idiotology
"the election of the Muslim? C'mon......surely u don't believe in that..do u?
Try "installed"by dem Saudis......no?
"... we could harvest energy from the continuous stairs."
In that case, it's called free energy .... and it's a little bit like free lunch ....
that exists only in your dreams .
So, as sad as it appears, we're not as lucky as the fools in the cartoon.
Correction -- it exists in Exxon's BAD dreams.
Matter and energy are everywhere. If you can figure out how to harvest and use it, you get to live. If you can't figure that out, then RIP. Got it?
Your continuous energy is being harvested.
The Story of Your Enslavement (short version)
The Handbook of Human Ownership - A Manual for New Tax Farmers (long version)
How to be a Crook
Larken Rose On The Mind Control That Made Us Accept Government - Free Your Mind Conference 2011
BTW, I believe Larken is wholly correct, but there is still the problem of protecting society from the organized tyrant's well armed military next door that will ball and chain enslave free people. However, he hasn't found a solution to that very important problem in a way that makes me feel comfortable.
Yes. I have one in my house. It creates paper energy, which I keep next to my paper gold in a paper safe.
Hmmmm, where have I seen this before?
Kenyan monkeyboy should have its skin sandpapered off n buried in salt.
Ears aren't large enough.
He kicked the monthly $85B depth charge into the open market hole, nothing to worry about here.
Once they hit bottom we should all be in the clear, right.
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