View from the Mount

View from the Mount
Sober Thought Provoking Archive Essays by SARTRE from BREAKING ALL THE RULES

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Public Employee Unions Guarantee National Bankruptcy

Presidential executive orders have a long history. Both Democratic and Republican presidents exercise such commands. Are EO’s a privilege in law or are they simply a technique to skirt passing a Congressional statute? The executive branch adopts a pattern of rule that undermines the fundamental purpose of separation of power. The historic result is that the legislature is relegated to a junior collaborator in their partnership of crime. The bureaucracy has developed into a full-fledged imperial juggernaut that has a life of its own. Who started such an ill-conceived practice? 

Read the entire article

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Botox Fix for a Sovereign Debt Burst

How can a country be sovereign if their government must borrow money to pay their bills? Worse yet, in order to create money the State must go to the central bank and pay interest for every new currency that is created out of thin air. The two key elements that explain the absurd foundation of the global debt pyramid are simple, 1) Fractional Reserve Banking. 2) Legal Tender Laws. Central Banks are owned and controlled by private interests. The interest they charge governments needs to be paid with new money that is created into existence by an accounting entry, again at additional interest. 

Read the entire article

Monday, July 21, 2014

An Ill First Wind Hits the Public in the Pocketbook

The promises of alternative energy generated from industrial wind turbines are suspect when examined on the facts. The basis for justification for the entire industry is that electricity generated from uneconomical technology is environmentally friendly. The public is supposed to accept higher costs from inefficient and unreliable generation just because it is "green". Touting wind as a free source of energy is dishonest. This old technology from skyscraper size industrial machines is anything but free. The media seldom reports that industrial wind does not produce cost effective reliable electricity. 

Read the entire article

Friday, July 18, 2014

Rational Public Policy - Gone with the Wind

“Let them eat cake” is the attitude of the Town of Cohocton, New York.  Causing a farming township in a rural county to exhibit the rancor of a peoples’ rebellion.  What is all the fuss about, you ask?  Growing corn, milking cows and digging potatoes may not seem too exciting, but when the manure of absentee corporate carpetbaggers meets the cronyism of agribusiness avarice, the general public suffers the costs of a disastrous financial and environmental impact. This is no Hatfields and McCoys feud.  The arrogance and capricious disregard for community opposition to an ill-conceived wind turbine project on a scale that would rival the intensive concentration of a worm farm, is down right criminal.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Leader Worship Don't Vote - Revolt!

Canon Fodder presents a simple quiz: Politics, Patriotism and Protest!  Take the test and gauge your loyalty.  

1.   It is never right to kill another person. 
2.   Political leaders usually act in the best interest of their countries. 
3.   If a political leader has done something wrong, it is all right to get rid of him or her by whatever means necessary. 
4.   "Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
5.   In certain situations it may be justified for a political leader to bend or break the law for the good of the country.

Read the entire article 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A Glimmer of Joy

When was the last time Congress provided a twinkle of hope?  The chance that legislators could act in accordance with national interests and individual Bill of Right protection is rare.  Even when pleasantly surprised you know in your heart the joy is temporary.  Yet, relish in the fleeting exhilaration that some lingering remnants of rational judgment and conscience might assert itself.  Sensible immigration legislation and opposition to the renewal of the Patriotic Act all in the same week!  Wow, that’s a Christmas present worth opening . . .

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Much Ado About Nothing

The Bard of Avon would never see a man called “Scooter” as a Don Pedro. Listening to the Bush apologists you would think that I. Lewis Libby is no hero, but more like that other character so wronged - Hero falsely accused of being a whore.  Well, slandering Hero can be dangerous just ask Don John.  In this real world tragic play, the great Shakespeare would cast the entire NeoCon cabal as the cause of the downfall of the Macbeth clan.  George W. Bush is an offspring with foul genes, while Libby is a product of contrived hubris and malevolent design learned from the master cyprian - Paul Wolfowitz. 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Stuck on Stupid is Systemic

Once in a while a phrase embodies the critical circumstances of the times.  Society is essentially stuck on stupid.  The American social order is especially afflicted with the habitual disease of self-delusion.  In their gut people feel that all is not well.  But few know in their bones that the cause of the discontent is a lethal cancer.  The illusion of progress even infects the body politick.        

Friday, July 11, 2014

Economic Insanity and Political Reality

Globalism is the embodiment of economic insanity.  There is nothing new in this scheme to supplant reality with Elysium.  Dating back before the common era the manipulations were entrenched.  From The Greatness and Decline of Rome, Guglielmo Ferrero, Vol. II, pg. 57: “. . . But meanwhile, before the empire of Rome became coextensive with Alexander's, the most immediate and decisive effect of the universal enthusiasm was to impel men to incur the most impossible obligations. Nearly every one was at once both creditor and debtor; men lent one another any little money they possessed, and borrowed again whenever they were in difficulties." 




Thursday, July 10, 2014

A Bubble Ready to Pop?

A storm is on the horizon.  Just because it’s another hurricane season, the tempest ready to engulf will not be tracked by eyes in the skies.  A forecast for this whirlwind won’t be made on the weather channel or by a meteorologist.  The climate that triggers this downpour is financial.  The causes for this calamity have been brewing for decades.  The major fronts that push the airstreams toward disaster are well known.  Balance of trade deficits, federal debt financed by foreigners, soaring government liabilities, loss of viable wages for domestic employment and offshore exodus of any job that improves the bottom line of transnational corporations.  But have you heard of the other gusts that will blow your house down?   

Read the entire article

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Volcker - Annan U.N. Cronyism

Is there a more embedded institutional manipulator than a central banker?  The smell test of placing Paul Volcker as the Columbo of the Oil-for-Food caper stinks of Allium sativum.  Garlic is supposed to be good for you, but cooked in this kitchen by crony chefs the fare produces only indigestion.  Has the world become so addicted to fast food that the ingredients used no longer require a FDA label?  In the realm of international diplomacy, it’s not in good taste to question the cook, especially if his myoglobin comes from the "red muscle" in the dark meat of a chicken.  At the outset this investigation was doomed to fail.  Note in September of 2004, Nile Gardiner, Ph.D., and James Phillips notes in - The Volcker Oil-for-Food Commission: Is It Credible?

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

John Paul II the Great

Karol Wojtyla will be acclaimed with accolades well deserved.  No doubt his significance will emphasize his evangelistic message and his pivotal contribution in the defeat of Soviet Communism.  His legacy will be seen as that of a traditional radical.  The secular world is uncomfortable with the meaning of the gospel.  Christ is marginalized whenever possible and those who worship Jesus as God are viewed as threats to the New World Social Order.  Religion of all sects is seen as the rival for loyalty.  Obedience to the material worldview power plan is the objective and the creed of the State is the doctrine.  Within this context John Paul II was slated for assassination.

Monday, July 7, 2014

911 on Trial - WTC Revisited

As with any controversy, bring the dispute to court.  File an action – present the case – let the jury decide!  No need to hold your breath for a federal judge to adjudicative a trial, the real verdict lies within your own judgment.  This is the premise for a quick read with a compelling argument in the book 9-11 on Trial by Victor Thorn.  But before examining any specifics, ask yourself the essential question: If facts matter and proof can be demonstrated that contradict the official version on the collapse on the World Trade Center, would you accept that reality as truth?  Today’s vogue is that if you don’t see it live on TV, it didn’t happen.  And we all know that what we saw took place, a fire from an explosion from a 767 airplane and a collapse of two towers.  How many will stop at this point and vote – case closed?  

Read the entire article

Friday, July 4, 2014

The Sinking of Lloyd's of London

From an inauspicious and informal gathering at Edward Lloyd’s London coffee house in 1688 to ringing the ship’s bell in a futuristic glass escalator marketplace, Lloyd’s of London has endured through feast and famine.  From Tower Street to the Royal Exchange at Cornhill, on to 12 Leadenhall Street and finally to One Lime Street, Lloyd’s of London has been the world's leading insurance market, the second largest commercial insurer and sixth largest re-insurer. 

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Taxes are forcing you out of your home

Taxes Taxes Taxes everywhere, but not a buck left to spend! Anyone who is still breathing and coping with a medicated society and head games, knows that disposable income is falling faster than a sinking U.S. Dollar. The root cause of a fading prosperity can be directly traced to the amplified theft that is reverberating throughout an economy of smoke and mirrors.  Add it up and read the bottom line. If there is no indignation, the robbery will just escalate.