The Corruption of Banking is Going Mainstream

RAGS make paper PAPER makes money MONEY makes banks BANKS make loans LOANS make beggars BEGGARS make RAGS — anonymous 18th-century English poet (Note: rags, not wood, in the 18th century were the primary constituent in paper.) I was first introduced, in horror, to the atrocities of banking by a documentary called “The Money Masters”. […]

16 Words which Led to War With Iraq

In the film: “Fair Game” former US Diplomat Joseph C. Wilson (played by Sean Penn) asks a classroom: “Who knows the 16 words which led us to war?”  The room is full of blank faces.  He then asks: “How many of you knows my wife’s name?”  A flurry of hands raise quickly.  (Wilson’s wife Valerie […]