[OT] Ameros will clog the tubes - was Re: Network Neutrality

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 13:14:06 MST 2008

Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> It boils down to two problems:
> 1) Privately owned central banks loan debt-based currency to nations.
>    (Private banks can wield control over it's debtors. Don't be daft
>     and brush this off as "conspiracy theory"--there's no theory to it, it
>     is fact.)
> 2) Fractional reserve banking allows banks to control the money supply.
>    (Thus they can facilitate transfers of wealth to them--the rich get richer)
> There are very specific, factual examples of this in the documentary, relevant 
> to us today.

I will be watching this little documentary a bit later (and I'll keep my
salt shaker handy in case).

What's interesting is that the solution is spun as being "socialist" or
"anti-free-market."  I mean the government's involvement with anything
is wrong.  Interesting that Libertarians call for a return to the gold
standard, which would have the effect of nationalizing the national
reserve (not necessarily a bad thing) and require explicit government
control over the price of gold.

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