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Matt Taibi: Mega Banks' Most Devious Scam (enslavement of world population)

Matt Taibi publishes yet another masterpiece again!

Matt Taibi better watch out for himself publishing truth like this in "mainstream" press. Or else he can find himself "Michael Hestingsed", "Breitbarted" or "Aaron Swartzed".


Population of the entire planet is enslaved to fascist congolomeration of bankers & is on the brink of depression - leading to potential World War, societal unrest & unimaginable death & destruction.

I do realize Matt Taibi is totally misguided on political/election voting lines, falling into progressive collectivist trap stating he wouldn't support Ron Paul. So I understand Taibi is not very popular here.

Notwithstanding his failure in understanding this, please please take time to read the masterpiece he published above. AND share widely.

It incriminates the terrorist network of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan etc. scathingly, as well as pointing out evils of corrupt legislative process which gave birth to all this terrorism.

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Disease of progressivism

Spent good part of yesterday, in frustrating email back & forth with a well-meaning but lost "left-winger progressive" friend of mine about the Taibi article. He clearly agrees that the JPMorgan-Goldman Sachs etc. conglomeration is a terrorist network & greatest threat to humanity. But he still refuses to wrap his around the fact that it's identical to the Fed. I finally decided to stop wasting time on his blindness & am dedicating following song to this article. (Appropriately Rolling Stones song & article appeared in Rolling Stone.)


Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!


I saw a youtube of Mick Jagger being interviewed by Dick Cavett in like 1972 or something. Mick actually dissed Keynesianism by saying it doesn't work because there are "too many unknowns". Classic! Really amazing in light of how dopey a lot of rock stars are. Apparently he studied at London School of Economics.

~ Taibbi, with the heart of a

~ Taibbi, with the heart of a Socialist/Marxist writes about the product of the Socialist/Marxist form of government as if he knows not from where the product comes.
~ Either the Dude has had a surgical brain split or he's just stupid.
~ Either way he rings hollow in his protestations.
~ A strict Constitutionalist of the libertarian breed knows how society progresses to this point by violating the principles of limited government and free markets.
~ The "chains that restrain" have been broken since 1913 when the criminals in Congress, under the cover of dark, December nights over the holiday season gave birth to the Federal Reserve/IRS Complex.
~ The Industrial Complex above all Industrial Complexes.
~ The Master Enslavement Superstructure.
~ Civil Rights are merely a gesture or nod from the State, harmlessly contained inside of the Master Enslavement Superstructure of the Federal Reserve/IRS Complex.

~ "American born" means born into a state of "Debt Bondage and Tax Slavery".
~ An Equal Opportunity Debt & Tax Plantation for all.
~ The Master Enslavement Superstructure of the Federal Reserve/IRS Complex does not discriminate on the basis of
gender, race, national origin, religion, age, marital status, disability, race, color, creed, sexual orientation, religion, political persuasion, economic or social status.
~ Don't believe me? Try to leave the USSA and take your wealth with you.
~ But who controls the Fed/IRS Complex?
~ Riddle me this Taibbi; Who gets the cheap Fed Dollars first?
~ If you guessed Goldman, J.P. Morgan et al, you are right.
~ Who are the exclusive market makers for Treasury Debt instruments?
~ Who has the contract to process billions of SNAP Card transactions? JP Morgan!
~ The Federal Reserve is controlled by private shareholders. Those shareholders crush their competition with cheap money and endless laundering of money and bad paper (Quantitative Easing).
~ Am I making any sense here?
~ Do you see that all this jibber jabber about Aluminum and Nickel is just nipping around the edges?
~ Do they ever talk about "World Wars" in the history books before 1913?
~ No! That's because World Wars didn't exist before the Fed/IRS Complex was born!
~ Who prints the money to fund the "World Wars"?
~ Who prints the money for Foreign Aid to countries at war?

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Just gave me an idea for a campaign

" ~ Who has the contract to process billions of SNAP Card transactions? JP Morgan!"

Instead of SNAP Cards, perhaps we could give those who qualify a number of Bitcoins, on a similar regular basis? These have significantly lower transaction costs, so it could be sold that way to the public. (Not so much to Congress, as they understand their relationship with JP Morgan.)

More and more places are accepting Bitcoins; part of the campaign would be to get all the major grocers involved.

(And it doesn't need to be Bitcoin; there are many other crypto-currencies, some with better features, e.g. faster confirmation of the transaction; better development team; more avid marketing -- like Dogecoin; etc.)

I didn't see an article stating how much JP Morgan makes per transaction (or if it's a percentage of the sale), but I would imagine it is fairly steep as the below report says they're making $500 million a year, serving 18 of the 24 states they had under contract at the time (Oct 2012).


So providing a crypto alternative for the people would both help people learn about money and its worth, and also would reduce the costs to government.

The education part, I think, is the most important. (The cynic in me says that's why this wouldn't be accepted, at least not by those in power. But I'll relegate that cynic to parentheses.)

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Is anyone else

reporting on this stuff? Are you shooting the messenger?

For me, I'm ok with reporters that do a good job, and choose important matters to cover. I'm glad for the information, and it is accessible to regulators and other news people as a story of influence.

You are right to be enraged, traveling deep into the rabbit hole. It's okay though, isn't it, that some people are at least pointing to the rabbit hole?

The group that has a good notion of the actual nature of the fed, is like the 0.01%.

Dis info -- intended or not -- has the same effect as

a propaganda war of opposition.
It Diverts.
Diversion: a feint intended to draw off attention from the point of main attack.

Sorry, Barracuda

I don't think that discredits Taibbi's article.

Bailed out banks hijacking commodity trading is important news, regardless of the political bent of the reporter.

What's the main attack this article is supposed to distract from?


"What's the 'main attack' this article is supposed to distract from?"
The Fed/IRS Complex!
The banksters can't wield that kind of manipulation on any market without access to endless supply of digital money.
You've got the same myopic thing going on as Taibbi.
(Taibbi is also anti-liberty, pro state control.)

How would anyone come to understand

that without articles on how it works?

I did a lot of reading on Central Banks from all perspectives on the way to understanding how it works.

Listening to the Congress critters question Yellen, any and all reporting on the activities of Goldman and JP Morgan are welcome, in my opinion. They are clueless.

psst. hey shrader

nothing personal...
just keep bumping the thread.


So everything's not propaganda?

doesn't mean both our

doesn't mean both our perspectives don't have validity...

Did I say that right?

I can't really see that

what with this myopia. ;-)



if everything was propaganda...

propaganda would not work,

I figure the ratio is 60/40.

Eric Holder put forward the

request for Marc Rich's pardon in 2001. That's vile.

Goldman was holding Coca-Cola hostage! Coke kept quiet about the manipulation of Aluminum prices out of fear of the bank!

So, the bailed-out American banks are now "legally" manipulating the prices of global commodities for their own enrichment, because of ambiguous phrases placed in the bailout legislation, making them more powerful than ever.


Matt Taibbi deserves highest regard for this reporting, and Rolling Stone kudos for publishing.

So how would you change Taibbi's mind

About how to handle this situation. His way would bring terrible over regulation, and tyranny. Our alternative would have been to tell the banks to piss off when they came to the fed for cheap money. In fact, there would be no fed for them to come to. (and he believes the crash would have been much worse, and to terrible to bear, so our way is not acceptable to him)

So generally, one of his blind spots is that he doesn't see how the government facilitates these monopolies in the first place. Maybe he should study how the robberbarons robbed, and how the government helped rockefeller with the unions, how they displaced the anarchist unions with the toady AFL-CIO.

Then again, sometimes I think its to late, and it will be flight or fight pretty soon.

The government doesn't just facilitate the monopolies

...it invents them.

You are right , Tiabbi just doesn't WANT to see the governments role here. If he did, he could no longer remain a successful defender of the left.
After all, the government "staying the course" is what butters Tiabbi'a bread.
He gets so close to real answers, but he continues to turn a blind eye to government's responsibility in creating the mess. By now he has surely been exposed to the ideas and thoughts of Libertarians and small government conservatives....I can only assume willful ignorance here.

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

perhaps, skillful avoidance of the 3rd rail?


The government doesn't just

The government doesn't just facilitate the monopolies
Submitted by pil45 on Sat, 02/15/2014 - 09:25. Permalink

...it invents them.

Brings to mind something I heard a few years ago

GM and Ford used to sell cars and occasionally write loans. Today GM and Ford are banks that sell cars.

Also, thinking about how big banks and investment firms now control huge sections of industry through their warehousing and planned shortaages of raw materials (when there actually is no shortage of material... its just in the "merry go round") I immediatly thought of the executive order Barry signed a couple years ago that gave the government control of essentially any and all industry if a "national emergency" was declared. Not sure if that EO was signed at the request of the international banksters or if the federal government was countering some of the corporate power with some of its state power?

The merging of corporations and state power is the definition of fascism...and its clear that both wall street and washingto DC want america to become a corporate fascist state...the only thing they seem to have a difference of opinion on is who will be the rulers of the USSA.

Off topic. I saw in the comments from the article that Matt Tiabbi believes the official story of 9/11. Seriously? Does he still buy that bullshit?

His pieces are entertaining

His pieces are entertaining for the pounding he gives the banksters but you could drive a truck through Taibbi's blind spot. He suffers from that progressive disease known as "people today are oh so much smarter than those of the past", so ideas like limited government are antiquated and not worth considering. And those ancient statesmen like Jefferson and Jackson who warned against central banking, their warnings might have applied to another time, but hey man, this is the 21st century and we're oh so much smarter than those guys.

Matt, my man, the real congressional blunder concerning banking occurred in 1913, not 1999!

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You nailed it.

You nailed it.


"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius


But the challenge as Ron Paul says is about finding alliances with these kinds of progressives (e.g. Dennis Kucinich), who keep mouthing off about the same nature of courruptions but offer "even bigger government" solutions.

Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!


Ya, but the matrix programming is very strong with some of them. It's mind boggling to me how "progressives" today will support perpetual war, a militarized police state, total surveillance, and obviously failed economic policies just to avoid a single dollar of gov spending cuts or even a hint of the gov not borrowing more money to pay for such spending.

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Matt stares at the banks a lot.

Matt stares at the banks a lot.

I'd suggest he also takes a look at the guys he (maybe) put in office, once in a while - you know, the same folks who precisely allow the banks to do "business" the way he dislikes so much.

Beyond that, I wish him good luck (that is, to stay safe).

He is quite brave speaking out a part of the truth, already, imo.

I definitely want him to stay around waking his readers up.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

What if they told Matt they will kill him if he goes too far

maybe beck too, who knows what the hell is going on.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

+ this is funny :)

Matt stares at the banks a lot.

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Why? Could it be naughty?

Why? Could it be naughty?

Please tell me!


"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

It was comical.

I pictured Matt with an OCD-like narrow focus; some guy just sitting outside a bank staring at it all day lol. Not paying attention to anything else, just staring at the bank.