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  •  Illuminati Illuminschmati ... (7+ / 0-)

    Call it what you will, you must admit that it's an astonishing coincidence that almost every political decision made in the West -- austerity pushed and applied; ever-more destabilizing wars; failure to prosecute major crimes such as terror-money laundering; the insistence of building ever more nuke plants...

     -- an astonishing coincidence that through it all wealth and power keep flowing from the populace and their nations, into the control of a tiny minority of people who make their careers in finance, corporations, and politics.

    That the major banks all ended up charging the same rates after conferring with each other in the LIBOR scandal... obviously a coincidence.

    That all our democracies in the West keep avoiding having democratic outcomes in their policies. Like, almost always. Just the breaks.

    And day after day, year after year, decade after decade this same crowd keeps getting those... how would we call it? ... "lucky breaks" I guess.

    That nut Eisenhower called it "the military/industrial complex." Well, how do you have a "complex" without collusion?

    PS: in it's first draft, Eisenhower's speech said "military/industrial/Congressional complex" but he struck Congress from the list. Probably too charged a statement.

    Markos! Not only are the Gates Not Crashed, they've fallen on us. Actual Representatives are what we urgently need, because we have almost none.

    by Jim P on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 09:27:21 AM PST

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    •  Maybe the doubters would at least agree that (0+ / 0-)

      these are indeed "astonishing coincidences."

    •  Love your sig line. I think the overlords would (0+ / 0-)

      be very happy to have the power we think they have. I also remind my very conspiracy prone friends to remember even the Politburo had factions and fights.

      Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. -Martin Luther

      by the fan man on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 03:35:37 PM PST

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