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Sunday, June 14, 2015

America At The Brink - FREE TRADE Archaic Policy Relic

Trading Away Our Sovereignty

Capital Institute

John Fullerton

“Free Trade” was in the news this Memorial Day weekend. President Obama is pushing hard for “fast track” approval of his Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) Agreement, calling for a simple up or down vote without the possibility of amendments or floor debate.
The New York Times reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has forged a “rare alliance” with the president to push the trade legislation. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orin Hatch has been quoted as saying, “it shows that when the president is right, we will support him.” (Never mind that Hatch has also been quoted as saying: “I don’t know fully what’s in TPP myself.”)
Dear Mr. President: With all due respect, how do you spell RED FLAG! Read  More.

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 Capital Institute Blog - June 14, 2015 

Just another BIG step backwards for America and more importantly its people, as at mere face value there are numerous serious and extremely negative consequences to this policy action and content.

Obvious points and concerns -

Exacerbation of the erosion of American jobs, indigenous industrial base and middle class.. With this, erosion of national competitive advantage resulting in increasing national, state and individual security risks. plus deep economic plight.

Continued dilution of democracy, constitutional powers and rights including those embedded in state and local authorities.

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Excessive immigration and population leakage , putting increased pressure on social structures, wages, pensions and healthcare system creating more massive debt financing plus extreme social tensions, Then of course there are those fiscal budgets for states and cities.

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Increased concentration of power with international oligarchs, banks and related military industrial complex whose goals and objectives are oriented solely towards self-interest; with no concern whatsoever for  enlarging greater national principles of , by, for and with the people.

More erosion and diversion in the physical and conceptual resources needed to resolve imminent key pending issues that could be catastrophic to the country, economy and world-wide survival interests -  including but not limited to ; climate change, resource depletion, degradation of bio-sphere and its diversity, wildlife extinction, toxoplasmosis containment, carbon exponents, ocean acidification and on...

Importation of disease, crime, extreme social and civil unrest from politically. socially ,culturally and economically destabilized regions and countries - who will be attracted to move their  worst or best? These also create great excessive  hidden and future costs for federal, state and local fiscal budgets

All of this, is just for starters off the top - there is just no way in the universe that you could "realistically" dream up positive reasons and rhetoric that creates a subjective benefit that  outweighs the long list of object negative consequences associated with expanding free-trade agreements to the southern hemisphere . THEY ARE ALL LIES!!!  Probably they are based on plans with immediate geopolitical or geoeconomic self-interests in mind. Not the people's long term goals.    

To say the least; in my opinion, the world has changed dramatically over the past fifty years , and such economic free trade policies are not only intellectually deprived  (no clear and valid metric), but they are foolhardy and archaic approaches that place longer-term national and individual security and economic interests in unprecedented jeopardy. 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

REALECONOMIK - Existential #Insights Governing Physical Economics


Existential #Insights Governing Physical Economics

The childish fabricated theories of neoclassical economics, that have been driving humanity, economies and stock markets towards a collapse of Jericho's metaphoric proportions and finality, can perhaps be best understood when we bring the real governing ecological, geological and other related sciences to bear, These existential rules cannot be overcome by the silly rhetoric of current economic dogma,nor any of its possible abstract fabrications and outright lies, no matter how many Nobel Prizes, Phds and other laureates you bestow upon these  crazy mad men, who still head this truly - "MEDIEVAL CULT."

This video presentation by Charles S Hall, Ecologist - provides excellent insight into what our real circumstances are and the governing universal laws that we face  - who ultimately have the final say in all physical and related natural matters, regardless of our human hopes, beliefs or aspirations. These cognitions are all muted by this absolute context. At the same time, another absolute villain also joins with science, also paying little attention to any of  our rumblings, rantings - and particularly, those discourses of utter nonsense that were preached, "to so many, by so few," with impunity over the past 200 years. (Churchill?)

Exponential mathematics is, of course, the other known outlaw joining these evil scientific laws, who together in concert will permanently and finally push the pathetic rock of neoclassical hogwash over the proverbial cliff, forever. Sadly, but only after orchestrating and inflicting through its teachings,  practices and intellectual perversions, unimaginable crimes against the planet and its mostly innocent inhabitants.

Future intergalactic visitors shall certainly be amused by how we built so many statues with so few, if any, apparent natural resources. They shall  puzzle and wonder, just as the Portuguese explorers once did  - " who would cut down the last tree? "


June 7,2015

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