Rage is born of desperation; it is incubated and nurtured by ignorance and neglect. It's fathered by the unfeeling and uncaring, the safe and secure. Its mother is the destitute and hungry, the needy, those too easily cast off from society as mere statistics. It is a genie that once released from its bottle will summon up all the forces of hell to seek vengeance upon guilty and innocent alike.
"If a modern state is to rest upon a firm foundation its citizens must not be allowed to starve. Some of them do. They do not die quickly. You can starve for a long time without dying." Leader of Children's Bureau of Philadelphia, 1931
The latest, greatest, phony, faked, fraudulent unemployment numbers were released on Friday. These official lies claim 479,000 new Americans must begin their own personal descent through Dante's Inferno to the level of hell called unemployment in America. Then, after 99 weeks, to disappear, to no longer be a concern of our government, to cease to be a social problem but to become a legal one instead.
The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys has reported to the Los Angeles Times numerous cases of clients showing up at their offices saying, 'If you don't help me, I've got a gun in my car,'" or threatening to take poison. Murder-suicide rates are soaring all over the country and the media take little note of it. During the 1930s most newspapers were owned by safe, sedate, comfortable Republican families who weren't about to give press ink to troublemakers, anarchists, Liberals or Communists with their pissy little hunger and homelessness problems. In their view they were just trying to make Mr. Hoover look bad.
Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, Secretary of the Interior, 1931
Bloomberg August 7, 2010- "The U.S. economy will improve slowly and another round of fiscal stimulus likely wouldn't be effective," former Treasury secretaries Paul O'Neill and Robert Rubin said.
January 22, 1932, Bronx, New York- City Marshals and Police had moved in to evict 17 tenants who were on a rent strike. A crowd of 4,000 had gathered nearby.
This fully illustrates that even Bambi will turn when cornered and will charge the hunters' guns. It's nobler to be shot down in the cause righteousness than to trade your dignity for a crust of bread and a coat of shameful cringing.
"A major second stimulus might create uncertainty and undermine confidence." Robert Rubin
"I think we are moving forward at a pretty gradual pace," O'Neill said. "But I don't think things are terrible."
"When times were good the landlords didn't offer to share their profits with us. The landlords made enough money off us when we had it. Now that we haven't got it, the landlords must be satisfied with less." Max Kaimowitz, Bronx Rent strike leader. 1932
Now substitute the word bankers for landlords. The major banks in this country are borrowing money from the Federal Reserve at one-quarter of one percent interest and lending it back out at interest rates in the twenties. When their customers can no longer make their payments and go into default, the banks sell those accounts for pennies on the dollar to parasites. The banks claim a loss on their tax returns and take a deduction. They are made whole by the government but the parasites go after the clients virulently, filing subpoenas, attempting to attach property and garnish wages. They seek to collect thousands of dollars for a debt that they might have paid only a few hundred dollars for. You see your loss is their gain. And who are their allies and accomplices in this theft by legality? Your state and county governments, the police and sheriffs' departments are being used as bill collectors and enforcers for these cockroach attorneys.
"When 90-year-old Addie Polk put the gun to her chest and pulled the trigger she was seeking an escape from foreclosure. The first shot failed to do the job so the elderly widow pulled the trigger a second time as Sheriff's deputies waited on the porch to serve her with an eviction notice. She was rescued by her neighbor, Robert Dillion, who grabbed a ladder and climbed in a back window. Sheriff's deputies were kind enough to radio for paramedics."
"We also know, from studying the lessons of past recessions, that climbing out of any recession, much less a hole as deep as this one, takes some time. The road to recovery doesn't follow a straight line. Some sectors bounce back faster than others. So what we need to do is keep pushing forward. We can't go backwards. This morning, the Department of Labor released its monthly jobs report, showing that July marked the seventh straight month of job creation in the private sector. So jobs have been growing in the private sector for seven straight months." Barack Obama