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Cynics, Gurus, Prayers and Greed

Today I met another cynic who doesn’t believe “it” can be done. You can fill in the blank for her. What do you assume can’t be done? Getting money out of politics? Moving the mountain that would get us to … Continue reading

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Woody vs Teddy

Below, when Woodrow Wilson refers to “the third party” he’s referring to Theodore Roosevelt’s party that claimed to be for the common man while supporting monopolies. Their argument was that you can’t stop them, so the best you can do … Continue reading

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How Monopolies Think They’re Doing You A Favor

Are unregulated businesses making life easier for you? You know what happened when we deregulated the banks? Remember what they said when they did away with regulation? “We don’t need it; we’ll be good; we’ll police ourselves!” How did that … Continue reading

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How Monopolies Will Be Broken

Was Wilson an idealist to think that the monopolies would be broken up? I think that the monopolies will die a slow death by communities working together to make their processes and market more flexible. They will dodge and weave, … Continue reading

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When It’s Time for the Great to Fall, Let Us Dissect

The bigger they are, the harder to dissect. But let us begin by taking one step at a time… “What we have got to do,—and it is a colossal task not to be undertaken with a light head or without … Continue reading

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Who Controls Our Money?

Woodrow Wilson explains in his book, The New Freedom, published in 1913 that U.S. currency was controlled by private concerns. If you weren’t already aware of how the Federal Reserve was created by private tycoons of banking and industry, here … Continue reading

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Insider Trading

The insider advantage. A conflict of interest. But who is watching these people? Makes you wonder. “You will notice from a recent investigation that things like this take place: A certain bank invests in certain securities. It appears from evidence … Continue reading

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Bigger, and Less Taxing

Monopolies. The bigger they get, the less taxes they pay. In the following quote, use “monopoly” instead of “trust.” “That is the difference between a big business and a trust. A trust is an arrangement to get rid of competition, … Continue reading

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Crushing the Little Man

“The people of this country are being very subtly dealt with. You know, of course, that, unless our Commerce Commissions are absolutely sleepless, you can get rebates without calling them such at all. The most complicated study I know of … Continue reading

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Price Fixing

Have you ever thought about how monopolies fix prices? Here, in Woodrow Wilson’s The New Freedom, he explains how a monopoly (which he calls a “trust”) shuts out competition. “Did you ever look into the way a trust was made? … Continue reading

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