posted on 22 November 2016
by Reverse Engineer, Doomstead Diner
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The election of The Donald as the 45th POTUS of the FSoA has left a lot of people unhappy. The majority of those people have a darker skin complexion than Trump himself, although a significant number of white folks don't like him too much either. (Mostly younger Millenial type whiteys there.) Older whiteys seem to believe Trump will make good on the promise to "Make Amerika Great Again".
It saddens me I am a member of such a gullible generation of imbeciles. However, I have known even since childhood MOST people of any age or generation are imbeciles, so it does not surprise me in the least. lol
In the aftermath of that POTUS election over the last week, there have been street protests/demonstrations/RIOTS by the folks unhappy with the results of this latest sham election,and beyond that in some of the "Blue" states that overall did not support His Trumpness they are circulating SECESSION Petitions! Californicators want to secede, so apparently do Oregonads.
Secession talk is not all that new, in fact of course you can go back to the secession by the southern states of the FSoA a while back which led to the Civil War here on this side of the pond.. Over in Jolly Old England more recently, the Brits voted to secede from the EU, and you can see how well that one is going! Relatively speaking, a Brexit from the EU should be EZ compared to a Calexit from the FSoA. The EU is only a couple of decades old, compared to the FSoA which is almost 250 years old. CA got married to the FSoA as a State in 1850, so it has been part of this federation for 166 years. The Brits managed to keep their own currency of Sterling, the closest thing CA has ever had to their own currency besides the Dollar are IOUs the state issued out in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-9. The UK is more or less independent in infrastructure from Europe, CA is tied up directly to many other states with water pipelines, electrical grid connections etc.
So all in all, CA is way more connected to the FSoA than the UK is to the EU, but the Brits and Euroclowns can't even figure out how to dissolve that marriage! The folks who championed Brexit, Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson had no plan; they never expected to win.
The current Tory Goobermint has no plan either, for the not insignificant reason that about nobody in Da Goobermint there from either side really wants to Brexit. That was a shout out from the Plebes, it's not something the Elite in power want at all. So who really is out there to draft a plan for a Brexit? Nobody, even if you could find a way to unentangle all the legal and financial obligation here. Just drafting some kind of framework would take TEAMS of high priced lawyers going through REAMS of documents spelling out various and sundry regulations and connections.
The situation is an order of magnitude more difficult than Brexit for the Californicators and the Oregonads though, and all they currently have are internet petitions circulating with maybe a million electronic signatures on them from the Plebes. They don't even have a popular referendum with a majority vote as of yet, and likely never will.
Returning back to the War of Northern Aggression here in the FSoA, it should be obvious that none of these financial arrangements comes apart peacefully with just a Vote and a Wave Goodbye. When Bankster financial arrangements get messed up, cannon fodder dies by the truckload. In that particular exercise in death & destruction, both Blue & Gray Grunts got sent to the Great Beyond wholesale.
This of course does not include the many more civilians who died or had their lives destroyed in this war. What was the outcome of that? Did anybody get to secede? No, of course not. A NEW and "more perfect Union" with all the same old states who were part of the Union before the war were part of it afterward. Pols in CONgress all made nice with each other again and went out for drinks together on K Street. Carpetbaggers from the North headed down to Old Dixie and bought up assets for pennies on the Greenback Dollar. The Confederate Dollar went totally worthless.
What most people do not grasp in these secessionary movements is that it is not the State you are trying to secede from, but the International Cartel of the Banking system. That system goes back even further than the founding of the FSoA in 1776, you can trace this iteration of international banking to the Medici Era, beginning around the 13th-15th Century.
The Medici family had close connection to the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and produced 4 Popes.
So in reality it is pretty EZ to trace back the International Banking Cartel and it's Evil back at least this far, and it likely goes back further than that to the Babylonian Era and the Fall of the Tower of Babel, which I maintain was actually a Counting House, the Computer of its era. The Christian Church, specifically the Roman Catholics, enabled the continuity of this Evil through the Dark Ages and into the Enlightenment. This is where the ROOT OF ALL EVIL thing comes in.
The system migrated from its center in Venice, Italy northward as the Enlightenment proceeded and the Colonial Era began in the late 15th Century with the "discovery" of the New World by Christopher Columbus in 1492. New banking centers emerged in London and in Amsterdam, and the new Joint Venture operations of the British and Dutch East India companies began, the emergent Corporatocracy. In the late 1600s, the Bank of England was chartered with the genius elucidator of Gravitational Theory and Inventor of the Calculus Sir Isaac Newton at the helm as Master of the Mint in Jolly Old England. At the SAME time, the OTHER independent inventor of the Calculus, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was advisor to Queen Sophie and the House of Hanover in Germany. It is Leibniz' notation that survives today for doing calculus, not Newton's. Higher Mathematics merged with Banking during this time, and it has been downhill ever since. lol. It is no coincidence that England and Germany became the controllers of the Global Banking System and Industrial Civilization, this is entirely the result of the work of Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
Since that time, the same pattern has been followed everywhere as the colonial powers with their Gunz and Cannon overran all the stone age people outside of Europe and Asia, where the Chinese were running a competing Ag Society that was pretty equal to the Western version until the Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution in the west, which allowed the Westerners to leapfrog the Chinese over this period. While the Chinese stagnated at an Ag level, the West moved into Industrialization, harnessing first Peat, then Coal and then Oil to leverage up their power.
Every last migration of people and conquest since this period has followed the same pathway. First the Military drops in to steal the land, then Colonists are dropped in to start working the land and extracting wealth, then the Banksters follow to provide the monetary conduit by which to trade these resources. The main important thing for the Banksters during the whole period up to today was to maintain the hegemony over the system of trade and the money that the value of any particular resource, manufactured goods or services are measured in. This is completely arbitrary, but you must centralize and control the whole system to make it work.
Most places on earth outside of Europe and China around 1700 had no banking system whatsoever, and many didn't even use money. Once control over a given territory was secured by the Military (armed with Gunz & Cannon), they could then impose their banking system on that neighborhood. And so it went on, one by one every location on Earth became engulfed in the same system, creating Binding Ties that are almost impossible to break, in fact impossible completely until the system itself breaks. The inability of the Brits to actually "Brexit"; the futility of the Californicators & Oregonads in hoping for "secession" all demonstrate the same priniciple, that while you can Check In to the monetary system here, you cannot Leave, you can only Check Out, aka buy your Ticket to the Great Beyond. The monetary system we live under is LITERALLY the "Hotel California", "you can "Check Out but you can NEVER Leave." You are totally trapped by this system, which beginning in this iteration around the 14th Century with the Medicis and has now extended its tentacles around the entire Globe.
Andrew Jackson tried to break this system prior to the Civil War in 1833 when he "killed" the 2nd Bank of the US, the predecessor to Da Fed after the 1st Bank of the US failed shortly after the Revolutionary War.
Old Hickory did not "kill" central banking at all, he merely set up the Civil War, and then a series of Financial Panics (click link for larger version of table below) that followed that war from 1865 through to the founding of Da Fed in secret meetings at Jekyll Island prior to the Christmas of 1913.
There have been some notable attempts to break this system of control since Da Fed was founded and both ended in Assassinations. First was the attempt by John F Kennedy with Executive Order 11110 to allow Da FSoA Goobermint to issue its own money based on its Silver Reserves.
As most of you are familiar with I am sure, it was shortly after signing this Executive Order that JFK was Gunned Down from the Grassy Knoll in Dallas.
More recently, former and now dead Dictator for Life of Libya, Muammar el-Qaddafi tried to set up a Gold backed curreny system for all of Africa. Muammar did not last long after coming up with this idea.
Fuck with the International Banking Cartel, you end up DEAD. Play ball and start wars, you get to live while you send the next generation of Grunts out as Cannon Fodder on the latest piece of Earth Turf being fought over. Which of these choices do you suspect The Donald will choose? Try to stand up against the IBC or declare War on somebody? Does The Donald strike you as a self-sacrificing sort of guy?
Given all of this history here, do you really think anybody will be "seceeding" from any of the Nation-States they currently are part of to become "independent" just by voting in Referendums? Will the Frogs Frexit the EU when Marine LePen gets elected? Does Marine have The Plan that Nigel and BoJo did not have for negotiating a Brexit? Will Beppe Grillo be able to joke his way out of the EU with an Italeave? In a Pig's Eye! None of these dissolutions can occur without the entire monetary system collapsing on itself, in which case (and inevitably at some point) EVERYBODY LEAVES!
Will this dissolution end in a peaceful manner with all the unhappy people all over the globe just waving goodbye to each other and saying "Good Luck, Godspeed, Wish You Well"? My chances of Miraculous Recovery of my 20 year old healthy body AND winning the LOTTO at the same time are better than this.
Right now, all this secession talk along with the election of Populist Demigods like The Donald is just the warm up act for The Big Show to come, which will make WWII look like a Sunday Picnic. A "peaceful resolution" to the problems of Resource Depletion and Population Overshoot simply does not EXIST.
Your best options at the moment are just to Duck & Cover, and try to get out of the way of the mayhem to come if you can. Marching and Demonstrating for Peace, Love and Understanding at this point will work no better than meeting in Paris to resolve to voluntarily cut carbon emmissions. Voting in the electoral charades is just more self-flagellation, you'll just come out the other side of that with scars on your back.
On the upside here, on a historical timeline, this will all be over pretty quick, 20 years tops IMHO. So if you happen to be one of the Lucky Ones who survives the maelstrom to come, you'll have the opportunity for a reboot, although granted with a significantly warmer and degraded planet. I wish all of you who make it through the Zero Point the best of luck with this, and I will be rooting for you from the 50 yard line of the Great Beyond. I sure as hell will not be amongst the survivors. Remember the words of Illuminati Scumbag Sir Winston Chuchill as you fight the good fight:
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