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Apr 2, 2015

Peak in Government Corruption 2015.75?

From Martin Armstrong, April 2, 2015:
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As we move into this peak 2015.75, one aspect that should become more obvious is the total breakdown in the corruption of everything. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey was indicted yesterday on bribery charges.He has been charged for a scheme to trade political favors for luxury vacations, golf outings, campaign donations and expensive flights. Look at Hillary and Bill. She takes up the State Department and Bill makes hundreds of millions from foreign countries while her brother gets a deal from the islands. Corruption is absolutely everywhere. There is nothing safe and no lines to cross. Menendez had enemies so he is taken down. But honestly, there is hardly anyone in Washington who has not been there for more than 10 years who is not on the take in some way or another.
We even find companies lining up to join the NSA handing their information over. The NSA says it will do all their security. This is subsidizing the private sector. They are too stupid to realize that any connection with the NSA will cost them international business. The Republicans will be handing more and more power to the NSA for the crazies who support Boehner think there is nothing that should be private. Just amazing.
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I am not even sure George Orwell could have figured out the future from here with all this insanity. These people are destroying civilization itself and fragmenting society. That is the very end of times. Once Venice did this and turned its society into a paranoid mass of people who did not trust one-another, the end was swift and final. It looks like we are going flame out. The core economy will move to China and the West will be blaming one-another for the next 100 years. You cannot tear apart the synergy that binds society together for once that is gone, the purpose of civilization no longer exists and tribal warfare returns as separatism. The rise in separatism is driven by the decline in civilization and the economy.
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The Jig is Up with Jim Willie, Part s I & II

from Perpetual Assets, Apr 2, 2015
Part I

Part II

Force and Bridges, who worked together in the Baltimore investigation, had both independently ripped off Silk Road.

According to the government, it was Bridges who was responsible for the January theft, which he perpetrated by taking over Curtis Green's "Flush" account. It was that theft that first caused Ulbricht to turn to violence to defend his empire. And when he needed to hire a "hitman," another corrupt cop—Force—made himself available to do the deed.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/04/new-silk-road-docs-show-how-site-got-looted-by-cop-who-hijacked-dealers-accounts/

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Mar 17, 2015

EU BANK RUN: Andorran and Spanish banks go bankrupt, GB banks to be fined by US

European banking collapse is going on. People are going mad getting their deposits frozen. "Cyprus" scheme is in progress again.

Banco de Madrid Files for Bankruptcy After Parent Accused of Money Laundering

Spanish Bank Seeks Creditor Protection After Withdrawals

By the way this shit is initiated and coordinated by The US with the help of FinCEN. They are able to arrest all assets on US intermediary accounts of "suspected" foreign banks and demand billions of fines. This is how US find a way to loot any foreign bank.

Here is original document from FinCEN regarding European bank PBA http://www.fincen.gov/news_room/nr/files/BPA_NOF.pdf

British banks are also affected
US seeking $1bn from RBS and Barclays

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Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays are facing penalties of about $1bn (£662m)
each from US authorities for their alleged role in the manipulation of currency markets.

Mar 16, 2015

France about to ban "conspiracy theories"

by Thierry MeyssanVoltairenet.com March 13, 2015

At the request of President François Hollande, the French Socialist Party has published a note on the international “conspiracy theorist" movement. His goal: to prepare new legislation prohibiting it to express itself. In the US, the September 11, 2001 coup established a "permanent state of emergency" (Patriot Act), launching a series of imperial wars. Gradually, the European elites have aligned with their counterparts across the Atlantic. Everywhere, people are worried about being abandoned by their States and they question their institutions. Seeking to retain power, the elites are now ready to use force to gag their opposition.
 January 27, 2015, President François Hollande made "conspiracy theorists" responsible for the crimes committed by the Nazis against the Jews of Europe. He called for a ban on their freedom of expression.
The President of the French Republic, François Hollande, has assimilated what he calls "conspiracy theories" to Nazism and called to prevent their dissemination on the Internet and social networks.
Thus he declared, on January 27, 2015 at the Shoah Memorial:
"[Anti-Semitism] maintains conspiracy theories that spread without limits. Conspiracy theories that have, in the past, led to the worst "(...)" [The] answer is to realize that conspiracy theories are disseminated through the Internet and social networks. Moreover, we must remember that it is words that have in the past prepared extermination. We need to act at the European level, and even internationally, so that a legal framework can be defined, and so that Internet platforms that manage social networks are held to account and that sanctions be imposed for failure to enforce" [1].
Several ministers also decried what they called conspiracy theorists as so many "fermenters of hate and disintegrators of society."
Knowing that President Hollande calls "conspiracy theory" the idea that States, whatever their regimes - including democracies - have a spontaneous tendency to act in their own interests and not in that of their constituents, we can conclude that he presented this confused amalgam to justify a possible censure of his opponents.
This interpretation is confirmed by the publication of a note entitled "Conspiracy theories, current status" by the Jean-Jaurès Foundation, a Socialist Party think tank of which Mr. Holland was the first secretary. [2]
Let’s leave aside the political relations of François Hollande, the Socialist Party, the Fondation Jean-Jaurès, its political radicalism Observatory and the author of the note and let’s focus on its message and its ideological content.

Feb 18, 2015

[Bizarro-world] Interest rates at a 5,000 years bottom

From Ed Conway:
In case you doubted interest rates had ever been lower than today, here’s a chart going all the way back to 3000BC