The Money Party (Part 3)
Big Lies that You Must Believe
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Because if you don't, the whole scam may fall apart.
Previously in The Money Party series, we discussed
the fact that there is only one political party in the United States, The Money Party. It has two wings, Republican and
Democratic. That party represents excessive concentrations of wealth
in the hands of corporations, other organizations, and individuals. They put up the money and get what they pay for
They make sure that the election
system is rigged to rely on money like a junkie relies on heroin. The system takes care of them. They don't have to
obey the same rules that we do. Why? Because they're above the law.
The Money Party
owns the mainstream media
entirely. NBC is really General Electric, ABC is Disney, CBS was Viacom but now it's just the name for a
mega-corporation, and Fox is News Corp., the Rupert Murdoch financial empire. That's why it's called the corporate
media. They're publicity shops, "corporate communications divisions," owned and controlled by Money Party members.
Their job is to emulate George Orwell's "1984" by generating meaningless concepts that bind us to false choices.
It's a series of interconnected lies. Let's look at some of the key lies that we must believe to keep them in power.
Big lie 1: "We're the world's leading democracy." Not since Bush-Cheney took over. We're dropping fast. Maybe it has something to
do with the Patriot Act and all that illegal wire tapping of U.S. citizens? Maybe it has something to do with a Congress
that does nothing to stop an out of control president. Ratings
on democracy show us behind 14 nations.
Big lie 2: "Just let the markets handle it. The free enterprise system will work it out." This is supposed to appeal to our love
of capitalism. Well, we don't have capitalism in the United States.
We have socialism for the rich and survival of the fittest for the rest of us.
When you hear about the wisdom of "the markets," you know that The Money Party is attacking some new law or regulation
that might give us an equal footing and create real competition. The party can't stand free enterprise because it won't
play any game that it might lose. Count on it. NAFTA
- just let the markets handle it. Health care – it's the market at your service
. Pollution – you guessed correctly, it's a "market thing. "We wouldn't understand." Dumping mercury
in the Great Lakes, it all makes sense to the party.
Big lie 3: "There are two sides to every issue." Does that have anything to do with two parties? Where in the world did this come
from? Who knows? But the corporate media rides this one into the ground.
Take climate change for example. Two sides, really? Well just about every respectable scientist in the world, at least
those who get published in real science journals, says climate change is real
, it's man made, and it's dangerous. The explanations are varied (many sided) but there's only one side of the larger
issue if you want your children to survive. Climate change is a very real, scary deal. We're all threatened
. But a correction might hurt their short term profits. As a result, the dangerous lies persist brought to you by The
Money Party "communications divisions."
Big lie 4: "The federal government just screws everything up." Oh, like going to the moon
, developing the internet
, and providing health insurance (Medicare) for many times less
overhead than private health insurance companies. The Money Party hates the government with a passion when it serves
the general public. But when the federal government fixes competition so that only big money wins
, when it ignores problems that might require some sacrifice
, and when it prolongs a war for profits
, the federal government is their best friend.
It's not a conspiracy. It's just what they do, what they've always done…further their own interests at our expense.
There used to be some restraint to maintain appearances but the Money Party is now on steroids.
When you see some corporate news reader cock his or her head to deliver a "gem of wisdom," count on it to be a big fat
lie, one that's essential to justify the theft of our well being for the interests of a very few, their bosses. They
don't care because they don't have to. We're the ultimate donors to The Money Party through our hard work, time, and
The Money Party thinks that they own the country, they know that they own most of the politicians, and they're 100% sure
that they know what we need to believe. These are just a few of the big lies that we hear all the time from the usual
suspects. It's time to wake up, call their bluff, and take the country back.
In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
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