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I Am Outraged!

I am outraged! Not that we have a money system based on debt and thievery. Not for the never ending death and destruction around the world caused by deceptive and meaningless war. Not for the consistent assaults to our liberties and freedom of the mind. Not for the intrusion into our personal lives by secret spies. Not for industry monopolies created by politicians for their own selfish purposes. All this is to be expected from government.

I am outraged that the very people, the young people, who are being sold out are not speaking out. Instead, the young people go to an overpriced college to get a general degree where there is no job and accumulate debt equivalent to a mortgage. Instead, they turn a blind eye and play a video game with the idea that the problem is too big for them to do anything about or even begin to learn where the problems are created.

Where are the protests in the streets against a system created by our parents and grandparents that has stolen our freedom and prosperity? Where are the protests in the streets condemning the debt slavery that has captured the young and unborn? Where are the protests in the streets against the aggressive acts of war? Where is the cry to be released from the clutches of government rule?

Occupy Wall Street was a start, but did not have the focus on liberty but instead focused on equality. We can be equally enslaved in a system that does not respect liberty. Liberty cannot exist in a system of equality.

I, for one, will not be willingly ignorant to what is happening around me and I will not sit back and watch quietly. I will consistently learn the history and philosophy of what it means to have liberty. I encourage everyone to do the same.

Knowledge is something that can only be taken by taking ones life. While you and I exist on this earth, the best investment we can make is an investment into our minds. There was a reason why laws were created prohibiting slaves from reading and writing. Since we can read and write, lets use these skills wisely.

Join me in the quest to increase the value of our minds. Only then can we pass these ideas to new and young minds.


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Social Security was taken out of each paycheck

There was no opt out
They told people it was their retirement money
Turns out it was spent on welfare wars and running the government.
Now the social security has to come from others paying in.
so Millennials look at boomers as the problem.

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Cyril's picture

"Welcome to the club."

As someone commented first:

"Welcome to the club."

On this end, I gave back my club membership card, and I have moved on past that outrage for a while already.

I take it you're still living your constant, badly itching moments, and regularly infuriating too. Most unpleasant, granted.

Nothing is more "normal".

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


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

I am currently in community college...

for a 2-year degree in a trade, in an effort to get a job at the last place to work in my county. I am surrounded by 2 factions: 1. The older workers who lost their jobs when their factories closed down and moved to Mexico...going to school on some kind of government re-education grant, and 2. Young, fresh-out-of-high-school kids who don't have the first clue about ANYTHING!!!! Seriously...what have they been taught in school? They text each other, they play video games and they watch these weird Japanize cartoons. They ALL seem to spend a ridiculous amount of time watching these, discussing these...if they spent the same amount of time watching "The Money Masters", they'd put down their Gameboys and march in the streets!
I have politely tried to speak with a few of them on the topic of how they're all screwed and that EVERYTHING is a conspiracy against us all...but they're simply not interested in anything outside their little electronic gizmos.
The public education system has done a number on these latch-key kids of today...total and complete apathy.
PS. I encourage all of you to go to your local college or community college and just cruise through the parking lot...you'll never see so many Barry bumper stickers in one place!!

Silence isn't always golden....sometimes it's yellow.

"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." - Patrick Henry

I recommend learning the law

proper application of Common Law and it's stark contrast to application of Civil Law.

The true sovereigns out there have found the path to and obtained their liberty in their own court victories over oppression through upholding the proper application of law.

Once one realizes how that they have unknowingly consented to their own enslavement to application of legislative acts as law over themselves through fraud and extortion by men claiming to be 'government' then the State becomes powerless in applying code to them and their liberty is maintained.

The sovereigns are a tiny minority of the liberty movement but they are the only ones who have secured their liberty by simply upholding the proper application of law. They win in court every time because they know the entire application of statutory code is done via consent. IMHO one seeking liberty is spinning their wheels if they are not working to uphold the law and bring justice for every breach of their peace.

The most powerful Law of Nature is Time. It is finite and we all will run out of it. Use this Law to your advantage, for it offers you infinite possibilities...

If There Was a Draft

...things would be really different.
(now we know why)


"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

My baby boomer friends complain

about the fact that it is obvious that they won't be able to live comfortably on social security like the older generation. After all, they worked hard and paid into the system their whole careers and the ne'er do wells are consuming food stamps, free cell phones, etc. And damn em all, I worked hard and voted and blah, blah, blah.
I say, "Yep, and there were four of you paying for every retiree but when you retire in 5 years, there will only be two of us to pay for you and all the rest of the American empire. And we simply can't afford it."
"Well I paid MY share damnit!"
I joke, "Yep, maybe Soylent Green is the answer."
"Soylent Green?! What do you mean."
"Well, when the other half of you baby boomers are too tired to vote anymore, then the young will vote to euthanize you, like they are doing in Scandinavia right now."
Laughter ensues and someone jokes that Jimmy should be euthanized first. "You hold him down and we'll end his suffering right now! Har, har, har!"
I say, "Seriously, have you read about the Death Panels and rationing of health care for those who are no longer productive?"
"Ha, ha, where do you come up with such bullshit?"
"Tell me about Scandinavia."

Maybe we shouldn't put it on the backs of the youngest and realize we're all in this together. Maybe it's time the baby boomers should wave their anti-war signs once again.

Silence translation:

I'm talking to a sociopath who thinks death is the solution. What's so funny?

As a boomer, who didn't have children, I guess I can blame myself for not adding 12 kids to your generation, but I wasn't thinking about myself.

"Live simply so others can simply live".

My parents bought a home in CA $14K brand new, three bedroom, two bath. fourteen thousand dollars.

Today, that OLD house goes for $365 thousand.

And yes we worked. My first job was at fifteen and I earned $2.15 hour. My father's social security income was $117 thousand, and some of my siblings depended on my father's income to help them raise their children.

When I saw the movie "cocoon", the theme is a generation skip. The rich grandparents who love and gift their beautiful grandchildren, VS the weirdo wacho Mom who's working hard and getting behind.

Because I didn't have children, I'm not caught up in personal relationships beteen who gets what sibling/grandchild, but I've seen it, and I honestly believe it's programming, media for those with time (grandchildren and grandparents) VS the enslaved worker who is programmed to tune into work.

I think it's really mean what you had to say, and obviously you don't respect or like the boomer you were talking at.


They are my golfing buddies. I love and respect them all. However, the point is we are all part of the problem. The baby boomer collective as much as anyone else. To blame the younger generations for a failed ponzi scheme they inherited is ludicrous. The baby boomers had it better than the silent generation who had it better than the so called greatest generation. My grandpa used to bitch about his boomer kids too, "I grew up with an outhouse, then the great depression, then I fought in a war so they could go to college and smoke pot and grow their hair long." How is that any different than a boomer complaining about echo boomers having it too easy with the Internet and video games and such. These kids have zero employment opportunity now. So why should they be slaves so you can live an impossible promise? And, by the way, many of them ARE active. They aren't waving signs but they are writing on the Internet and occupying wall street and doing the things that give Ron Paul so much hope in the young people. He's the one who says that it will be the young who will fix the mess we are in today. I agree with him. It's the college kids today that are getting fighting mad about what is going on in our country and in the world. We're all in this together.

By the way, I was born in 1966. So I'm either the oldest generation X or the youngest baby boomer depending an how you look at it. But I'll never blame years of apathy on kids who have no opportunity, who play video games as a way to escape the hopeless reality of an empire in decline. You can't say the baby boomers are not at fault as much as anyone else because they worked hard and paid their dues. We've all worked hard and all of our lives are better now because of technology. Sorry if your retirement isn't as nice as you had hoped. Me and my kids don't even see retirement as a possibility, ever.

I don't agree

that we are all part of the problem. Some people are a solution and sometimes, some people are a solution at sometimes, but not all the time.. and that's ok. I don't blame anyone.. I think that's the problem.

How it is different.. have you tried having an outhouse? Many things our parents did, we can't do. Go fishing or hunting without a license..

I guess they should be slaves because we were slaves, who didn't have a choice to pay into the system?

Ron Paul didn't occupy wall street.

I think about Ron Paul saying this is the "youth", because that's not who showed up on the committees, and few are at the conventions, where they draw a lot of attention to make it appear there are youth... there are none here.. mostly boomers/gen x supporting Ron Paul.

When I was in high school, the Nam war ended, and a lot of kids I knew who had planned to join the military were told the military isn't taking anyone.. the war was over. Finding a good paying job became corporate and I've watched how Boomers keep losing, no fault of their own.. senoir housing here is closing.. why? Boomers are ready to move in.. Boomers are not going to get what their parents had.. they are cloing and I guess we're all supposed to move into cubicals as we wait our executions?

No reason to be sorry.. I;m not complaining or blaming.. just pointing out the difference I see between generations.

No youth?

You should have seen Ron Paul speak at Michigan State!


in the GOP at the committee seats.. at the convention the few on the floor call themselves "libertarians", and they represent different interests, Liberty Caucus, Young Republicans. At 56 I'm the youngest on my committee and there are open seats.. and people who voted for Ron paul that are youth that live in the area.. but they don't want to be that involved.. so they are not and there it is.

It varies

I see this as a combination of issues. Not all GOP units are open to young, enthusiastic people for they fear the change this will bring. Some leaders simply would prefer to be the captain of a sinking ship than to allow fresh faces in and to have to share what power that is left.

In my experience, the process of mass meeting and committee meetings has been so completely foreign that I would likely still not be involved in the process and would certainly have not had the chance to serve at the previous two district and state conventions if it were not for the Ron Paul meet up group and this website and I had been involved in grassroots efforts for more than a decade at this point. With technology as it is, many young people have never even heard the concept of Robert's Rules of Order or how a meeting such as this is ran. For instance, at the most recent mass meeting, the offical party bylaws were not even available for the committee members to read. The chairman even claimed that despite holding the seat for nearly a year, even he had not yet seen the bylaws.

Finally, many of the Ron Paul youth have an abiding deep sense of distrust for the GOP, which was only strengthened in the way that Dr. Paul was treated.

all if that is true from my perspective

Our constitution and legislation was based on parlimentary laws, and it's amazing to me how many people don't know, don't want to know..

And it bothers me to be honest, because the Jeremy Blossers and Ron Paul supporters that do know are way too few.. so it's back to the "old boys club" way of doing things, which winds up gang like. It's a dumbing down to not know palimentary rules.

My grandparents bought a

My grandparents bought a house in Seattle for $16k back in the day, now the house is worth between $450k-$500k. It is not a palace.

$117k annually, on social security?


He said to me one day, "You hope that your kids will do better than you, but I don't see how it's possible. I used to think that kids were lazy, or stupid, drugs.. but now I see my kids worked hard, earned many acheivements, and yet, not one of them could afford anything without my help (he with the co-signer on loans, when I went to college, he didn't pay for it.. "You need to learn how to earn a living>' I had worked since 15.. but to get a loan to afford college, I needed a co-signer. He signed, I paid.

He paid the college tuition of four grandchilden, bouyght them all computers, smart phones and much much more.. one brother is a phd at a university, he still doesn't earn as much as my dad did on SS.

Most don't say anything because they know what they got.. boomers money, so they distribute it to the grandkids.. that's how I see it.

And I'm glad my parents could help my siblings and co-sign my loan.

massive fluoride over-dose . . .

... causing severe drop in their intelligence
... compounded by their severe iodine-deficiency
... w/ 15,000 hours of Government Indoctrination
... w/ 4 hours per day of cultural crap via the television
... all reinforced by the controlled media liars

these kids are lucky if they can tie their shoes

Young people...

Read this: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/03/22/pull-plug-on-naked...

They're a little busy you see...

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Michael Nystrom's picture

Treubig, I stumbled upon this video after reading your piece

The video is rich with fact, but not too inspiring in terms of action (imo). But I thought I'd throw it out here for you.

The Impoverishment of the Young (1/2)


The Impoverishment of the Young (2/2)


Thanks for the post.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Nice Find

I am glad that some understand what is happening. I do agree with him, the baby boomer generation needs to get in front of this disaster and condemn the false promises they supported before the young people blame their parents and grandparents for stealing their future. I am afraid that the young people will not understand what exactly has happened and will be yet again be sold false promises this time with greater loss of liberty.

It is now our job to counter the false promises with the truth. I do hope young people will trust their peers rather than power hungry politicians and bankers.

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I'm planning on getting the What Happened to Justice book

for this summer's economics elective. If you have teenagers, you'd do well to get the whole Uncle Eric collection. My daughter absolutely loves them - and they get the real info and not the canned "school" propaganda.

Michael Nystrom's picture

I wonder if Richard Maybury is drawing Social Security?

Both Ron Paul and Barracuda Trader are, even though neither of them need it.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

And the Monies Re-Covered...

..that they all "paid into" are being put to better use than expected.

Those Social Security payments could be considered "subsidies" that are being better used in two ways that come to mind immediately:
Ron Paul TV
BT's Quest to start up a Liberty Community.

It sure beats taking the money...and running to "The Villages" in central Florida, to a life of willful ignorance and apathy.

Yes...I've been there...witnessed the "attitudes" present there.
Florida is an Elephant's Graveyard full of neo-con brain-washed seniors.
I applaud SS recipients who are active in the Liberty movement.
So should we all...instead of lashing out at them.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

C_T_CZ's picture


Welcome to the outrage party, dude. Some of us have been here for a while, glad to see you could join us ;)

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