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    Quote Originally Posted by zengrifter View Post
    Its time for another TEA PARTY! zg
    What Tea Party were you talking about?

    The real ones, or about th enew people that are tea partying today for real?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkham Knight View Post
    What Tea Party were you talking about?

    The real ones, or about th enew people that are tea partying today for real?
    I said that on July 4th 2006. But after, we got the WRONG Tea Party. zg
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    Kudos, great editorial. You wrote and published it while in a federal halfway house, ZG?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zengrifter View Post
    The New American Slavery
    by Marcus K. Dalton*
    | August 19,2005

    (*With respect to The Jolly Roger)

    The average American today lives a fragile existence, in a struggle for survival that can be ended by missing a few paychecks. The carrot at the end of the stick which was formerly known as "the American dream" has been replaced by a whip that can best be described as the American nightmare of homelessness, and slow, early death. One no longer works to achieve a better life for him/herself and the children. One works to maintain basic shelter from the elements, and you pray that you don't lose it.

    "...You're already working much longer, and much harder, to achieve a much lower standard of living than the previous generation, and 25 percent of working Americans can no longer even take a vacation. The Social Security retirement age has been raised to match the life expectancy of American males, so apparently, you're also expected to work until you're dead."

    "...And when you do finally get a vacation, they only trip you'll be taking will be in a pine box, and that's only if you're one of the lucky ones. Most of us will only get the state-issued canvas bag that gets tossed into the pit with all the others. If you don't mind the fact that you'll be working until you're dead, you might also want to consider the fact that you'll get nothing for your labor, because this nation's economy is about to crash like a freight train, and when it does, everything you've worked for will vanish."

    ...complete editorial here - http://web.archive.org/web/200605070...itorials4.html
    Originally, upon inception the Social Security program was designed to pay benefits at an age that exceeded the average life span of American workers. However, over the years the life expectancy of the average American worker has risen dramatically while the age in which Social Security benefits kick in has hardly risen at all. The "facts" in the above story are assbackwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aslan View Post
    Originally, upon inception the Social Security program was designed to pay benefits at an age that exceeded the average life span of American workers.
    What a scam!! LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by aslan View Post
    However, over the years the life expectancy of the average American worker has risen dramatically while the age in which Social Security benefits kick in has hardly risen at all. The "facts" in the above story are assbackwards.
    Sound valid. The life expectancy rose faster than the benefits release even factoring in the the age barrier increase? Any stats on this? zg
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    Quote Originally Posted by zengrifter View Post
    Sound valid. The life expectancy rose faster than the benefits release even factoring in the the age barrier increase? Any stats on this? zg
    The average life expectancy for men and women in 1934 when social security was enacted was 59.3 for men and 63.3 for women. The social security retirement age was set at 65. This made it an eminently manageable program. Through the years, new benefits were added; survivorship and disability come to mind. I think the average life expectancies are currently around 76 for men and 82 for women. So, it appears that the vast majority of workers now collect benefits, whereas before, you had less than a 50/50 chance to receive them. It's no wonder the program is facing bankruptcy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zengrifter View Post
    The link broke again, so I thought I'd repost this prophetic editorial from 2005 in its entirety. zg



    August 19, 2005

    The New American Slavery

    Marcus K. Dalton | Las Vegas Tribune


    (With apologies to the Jolly Roger)

    The average American today lives a fragile existence, in a struggle for survival that can be ended by missing a few paychecks. The carrot at the end of the stick which was formerly known as "the American dream" has been replaced by a whip that can best be described as the American nightmare of homelessness, and slow, early death. One no longer works to achieve a better life for him/herself and the children. One works to maintain basic shelter from the elements, and you pray that you don't lose it.

    You became a slave when fear replaced incentive as your motivation to work, but you are still advised to work while you can, because if the company you work for can't send your job overseas, the U.S. government is allowing 2000 people per day to enter this country illegally, because the illegal immigrants are willing to do your job for less.

    It doesn't matter if you're a "white collar" or "blue collar" employee. If you're an American, you're too highly paid. There are billions of people who want your job, and your government is doing all that it can to see that you lose your precious to them.

    You see, we are not really Americans anymore. We are now just anonymous faces in the so-called "global village," because our government has sold our nation to foreigners and international bankers, and the new bankruptcy law has doomed the American citizen to a life of debt slavery.

    The government will insist that illegal immigrants are only doing jobs that Americans refuse to do, and many of us will believe it, because we watch the TV news programs that spew that propaganda.

    You're already working much longer, and much harder, to achieve a much lower standard of living than the previous generation, and 25 percent of working Americans can no longer even take a vacation. The Social Security retirement age has been raised to match the life expectancy of American males, so apparently, you're also expected to work until you're dead.

    And when you do finally get a vacation, they only trip you'll be taking will be in a pine box, and that's only if you're one of the lucky ones. Most of us will only get the state-issued canvas bag that gets tossed into the pit with all the others. If you don't mind the fact that you'll be working until you're dead, you might also want to consider the fact that you'll get nothing for your labor, because this nation's economy is about to crash like a freight train, and when it does, everything you've worked for will vanish.

    Politicians and international bankers can manipulate national economies at will, much in the way the media manipulates your mind, and a decision has been made to impoverish Americans, because global government requires that everyone in the world have an equally low standard of living. Simply put, we're being robbed of all that we've worked for, because our government wants us to be poor, hungry, and docile, dependant upon them for our existence, and in fear of them for our lives.

    The government of the United States is intentionally destroying the economy of the United States, because the politicians and the international bankers they work for have decided that the American way of life, and catering to the demands of the American constitution, is simply too expensive.

    Regardless of how wealthy you think you are, you actually have no real money at all. The "federal reserve notes" that are in your wallet, and your bank account, aren't really money, but are actually only paper on a debt that can never be paid, not even by combining all the assets and labor of every American alive today. Any loan-shark with a third grade education will tell you "the paper's no good," and naturally, the foreign investors who allow us to float this debt, have come to the same conclusion.

    What is commonly known as the "U.S. dollar," represents a debt that is owed by the U.S. federal government, to the federal reserve bank. The federal reserve bank happens to be the privately (and foreign) owned entity that lent the money that's represented by the paper in your wallet. The federal reserve act signed away everything you own, and the fruit of your labor as collateral on this debt, and as foreign investors are becoming increasingly unwilling to invest the $2 billion per day needed to cover the interest, our creditors will want to collect it.

    About 90 percent of all Americans are mortgaged to the hilt, and would have little or no assets left if all debts and liabilities were to be paid.

    Most Americans have taken advantage of low interest rates, and are now paying a mortgage on their homes. The booming real estate market has made every purchase profitable, because the price of a home always rises. The problem is that the price of a home today is incredibly over-inflated, and the real estate boom that's been keeping the American economy afloat, is about to bust. Interest rates are going to rise, and the price of your home is going to drop drastically, which will leave you stuck paying for a house that probably wouldn't pay the interest on your debt if you sold it. If you're lucky enough to remain employed, inflation will shred your paycheck until you can no longer make mortgage payments. This is when you need to remember that when a nation's economy collapses, the wealth of the nation doesn't disappear, it only changes hands.

    Millions of Americans are about to be tossed into the street, and because we're a kinder and gentler America, from the street they'll be tossed into shelters. Once in the shelter, they'll be wards of the social service system, which will make sure they all have food, and a bed to sleep in. In exchange for that food and shelter, the "welfare reform" act will put them to work at jobs where they will collect no additional salary.

    The idea of "welfare reform" appears more acceptable to Americans than "forced labor" but regardless of what you call it, many Americans will soon experience slavery once again, and the slaves are not just sweeping public streets. Under the welfare reform act, many Americans are being put to work for private companies for no wages other than the cost of their food and shelter, both of which constitute the bare minimum requirements of survival. By causing the economy to collapse, and then "saving" the poor, our government can legally force millions of Americans into slavery.

    To understand how they're accomplishing this just reflect upon our monetary system - due to the fact that it is no longer based on the gold standard, our government is in control of the money supply, and that gives them the ability to cause rampant unemployment, which is exactly what they're doing. The framers of the U.S. constitution protected us from this brand of tyranny, but because Americans were foolish enough to ignore and/or trust their government, they will become slaves, but most of them will blame themselves for their plight.

    Article 1, Section 10, of the U.S. constitution clearly states that "no state shall... make any thing but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts." The constitution's prohibition of "fiat money" (what's in your wallet) guarantees that the wealth of the nation remains in the hands of the people, which leaves the government incapable of stealing the population's wealth, as they're doing today. You can collect all the dollars that you like. Our government decides what they're worth, and by keeping the presses working overtime, they're insuring that the dollar will soon be worthless.

    What are you going to do when your government forces you into slavery? You can't avoid it, because if you're homeless, you'll be rounded up and brought to a "shelter", where you'll be fed, and probably medicated if you're not happy to be there. With so many people becoming homeless, it will be easy for them to find an apartment for you, and social services will pay your rent, and give you food stamps.

    Soon after that they will find you a job, but naturally, you won't be taking home a paycheck because you're in debt to the social service system. They'll tell you that you're working your way back to independence, but since your salary will never be more than your expenses, you'll work for free until you're dead. If you refuse to work, the government "assistance" will be cut off, you'll be back out on the street, and you'll probably do your next job with a shackle around your ankle.

    I'm not suggesting that you waste the time or paper required to write your congressman, because he doesn't care what you think anyway. What I merely saying is that you remember something. When the economy does crash, and you're forced into the street. I want you to remember that this isn't your fault, and it's not the result of a "bad economy." Remember that you're poor, hungry and homeless, because that's where our government wants you to be, and they intentionally destroyed the U.S. economy because they want you to suffer, and beg.

    And regardless of how bad things get, never sell your rifle.

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    Marcus K. Dalton is the Managing Editor of the Las Vegas Tribune.
    Marcus K Dalton wrote that August 19 2005. Almost seven years on, some things never change, I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Katweezel View Post
    Marcus K Dalton wrote that August 19 2005. Almost seven years on, some things never change, I guess.
    While managing editor of the LV Tribune straight out of federal prison living in a federal halfway house.
    And even being published on Alex Jones during that period. zg >>

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    Quote Originally Posted by zengrifter View Post
    While managing editor of the LV Tribune straight out of federal prison living in a federal halfway house.
    And even being published on Alex Jones during that period. zg >>

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    Regarding the New American Slavery, don't worry, zg, Obama will feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and give shelter to the homeless. Name:  smiley-gen053.gif
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    Quote Originally Posted by aslan View Post
    Regarding the New American Slavery, don't worry, zg, Obama will feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and give shelter to the homeless. Attachment 17438
    I'd rather take Sweden.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DDutton View Post
    I'd rather take Sweden.
    Do you mean you'd rather live in Sweden than the US?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aslan View Post
    Do you mean you'd rather live in Sweden than the US?
    No, a little cold. I just want the Swedish benefits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DDutton View Post
    No, a little cold. I just want the Swedish benefits.
    I could use a massage.
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    "...And when you do finally get a vacation, they only trip you'll be taking will be in a pine box, and that's only if you're one of the lucky ones. Most of us will only get the state-issued canvas bag that gets tossed into the pit with all the others. If you don't mind the fact that you'll be working until you're dead, you might also want to consider the fact that you'll get nothing for your labor, because this nation's economy is about to crash like a freight train, and when it does, everything you've worked for will vanish."

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