March 28, 2013 It Can Happen Here The Confiscation Scheme Planned for US and UK Depositors by ELLEN BROWN Confiscating the customer deposits in Cyprus banks, it seems, was not a one-off, desperate idea of a few Eurozone “troika” officials scrambling to salvage their balance sheets. A joint paper by the US Federal Deposit Insurance [...]
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Warning America: Ellen Brown and Yves Smith Warn of Depositor Theft to Bailout Banks, Don’t Think It Can’t Happen Here.
Rebecca Campbell’s September 2012 Filing of Criminal and Civil Charges Against The Washington State Corporate Goverment/Media for Ongoing Systemic Financial /Consitutional Fraud and Treason
Here is an excellent and well sourced and documented court filing that every American can get behind and join, should they be wise enough to understand it, do the research and confirm it for themselves. Much of the truth of the history regarding this treaonous takeover is documented not only here at GetSmartAboutBanks.com but also [...]
Max and Stacy – ‘Civil Mortgage Fraud’ Filed Against Wells – Geez – Reckless, Deficient, and yet STILL NOT CRIMINAL – no sh*t Sherlock
As Max says…”Oh golly gee! H9w can we continue to underwrite all this fraud if somebody keeps making a stink about our use of the word CIVIL? Don’t use the word CRIMINAL. CRIMINAL would imply they were doing something ILLEGAL” It’s all just ‘bad conduct’ doncha know?* Wink Wink Nudge Nudge. No [...]
The Economist brings us their version of this intriguing story. This little tidbit will give you all the language you need to see how it is being spun. It is interesting to read this piece just to see how the evidence being presented is, rather than being considered at face value, presented within a framework [...]
Mike Whitney Gets it Right – Paying Banksters with Taxpayer Monies Again? Let’s Do This, Says Congress.
In this latest from CounterPunch on the bankster scammers, Mike Whitney rightly points out that the banks are getting a free hall pass from the Senate on ‘put-backs’ – the system whereby Fannie and Freddie push bad loans back to banks when they fail the test of being properly underwritten and/or processed. The poor banks [...]
While we cannot say we agree with every part of this piece, it is difficult to dispute plain observation. What we do about it and what can be done to help people wake up and whether there is a strong enough will within the people to wake up is another matter. We have answers for [...]
Matt Taibbi is probably the most persistent and well informedÂ investigative reporter writing and tracking theÂ ‘bizarre alternate universe’ that has taken over Wall Street and plundered the planet over the past decade. His succinct and clear explanations of the machinations of a rogue mob of bankers gone amok is, incredibly, not only deadly in [...]
Understanding the Global Financial Crisis: Ellen Brown Explains How the Crisis Happened and How to End It
If every person suffering the adverse effects of the global financial crisis would read and understand this excellent article by Ellen Brown, it might be possible to create the change necessary to solve the ‘financial crisis’ forever. Not only to stop the stripping of public assets and property from the sovereign nations and peoples of [...]
Romney, Obama: Owned by the Corporations. Golman Sachs, Raytheon and the Great Corporate Take-Over of America
Just in case you were actually thinking of voting in this 2012 election… Our position is: why waste your time? Your vote will be useless and accomplish nothing. If you do not believe us, just study the facts, starting with this video… The number one contributor to both Romney and Obama is Goldman Sachs. That [...]
This 12 year old Canadian girl knows more about banking in Canada than most adults in Canada, never mind the people of the United States who arguably know NOTHING about Canadian banking; but should. An excellent video education for anyone who is still in the dark about how the private banking system works world-wide. The [...]