Politics as street magic

Have you ever seen David Blaine’s street magic? Check out this video…

The biggest “trick” in magic is to have a person focus on the unimportant while completely ignoring the important. People have a very limited attention span. They can only focus on one thing at a time. Need proof? watch this…

Damn! Are we easily fooled or what!?

Politics is a lot like street magic. The political parties are trying to fool all of us. If you listen to the newsreaders on CNN who tell you that candidate X has a better debating style than candidate Y you are focusing on the unimportant while your watch is being stolen. If you find your self using the words “us” and “we” when referring to one of the political parties or candidates you have been sucked in. If you get frothing-at-the-mouth angry over such trivialities as whether President Obama ate dog meat or Mitt Romney put the family mutt on the roof of his station wagon, you’re being bamboozled. None of this matters… It’s all sleight of hand to keep you from focusing on what’s really important.

And what’s really important is precisely what neither candidate will talk about: The financial system is rigged against you. Figuratively speaking, Wall Street just stole your watch, your shirt, your pants, shoes and wallet while you were still trying to figure out what happened to the cards.

The fractional reserve banking system allows money to be created out of nothing. Every dollar created steals a tiny fraction of every dollar in your possession. Very few of us were ever educated about money, and that’s precisely the way they want it. But money is really not some mystical thing… And when it’s created from nothing, it’s the most pernicious form of theft imaginable.

This theft is also imperceptible… at first. But after awhile it starts to add up. Savers are penalized, the middle class falls further and further behind, and all of us are forced to take on more debt or “invest” in ever-more speculative assets simply to preserve our purchasing power.

These guys are smart (albeit immoral) so you can rest assured that while we’re transfixed over Honey Boo Boo’s endorsement of Obama, or rapper Shyne’s endorsement of Romney, the money masters are quietly taking all of this newly-created-out-of-thin-air money and converting it to real assets. When the house of cards comes tumbling down they will not be stuck with the worthless pieces of paper. We will. They on the other hand will own the real assets: Gold. Silver. Land. Commercial real estate. Businesses.

If you don’t want to be one of the people with a wheelbarrow of worthless paper, then it’s a good idea to do what they do: Take some of your peices of paper now and turn them into something real.

Junk Silver, Gold coins, valuable land.

It’s also a good idea to start focusing on what’s really important. Do yourself a favor: Watch the Presidential debate tonight with a skeptical eye. Wait to see how much time either candidate devotes to a discussion of the following issues: Wall Street financial fraud; inflation; the Federal Reserve; Quantitative easing; currency debasement.

In fact, make it a drinking game! Any time any of these issues is mentioned, drink an entire eighth of your favorite whiskey (any liquor will do.) I guarantee that at the end of the debate you will be stone-cold sober. In fact, I’ll wager that you won’t even have to break the cap.

The two parties peacefully co-exist to fight each other over trifles that don’t matter. A single party dictatorship can be toppled as we witnessed recently as part of the Arab Spring. But a two party “dictatorship” gives the illusion of stability and choice. Citizens divide themselves into two camps and wage epic political battles over two emperors, both of whom are standing in front of us in their birthday suits. Meanwhile, our elites are engaged in one of the greatest sleight of hand asset transfers of all time.

Coke or Pepsi?… Both of them will rot your teeth out.
“Here comes Honey Boo Boo” or “Toddlers and Tiaras”?…Both will rot your brain
Republican or Democrat?…Both answer to a corrupt financial cabal that steals your wealth.

Stephen Colbert (the real person, not the character) recently said, “There has to be a difference between these two men or we are all part of a huge, cruel joke”

Well guess what Stephen…

 

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