Decoding Tim Geithner

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Decoding Tim Geithner

I'm on a retreat of sorts working with developmentally disabled adults (I'm quite sad at times in the midst of them as I realize what's going to happen to them as the 3 E's exert their power...and I can't say anything...what would be the point?).  But when I heard about Geithner's interview yesterday I couldn't help taking a little break to write a response.

http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/21619

 

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Decoding Tim Geithner’s Interview on NBC

Yesterday on NBC’s Today Show, Timothy Geithner said it’s “deeply unfair” that Wall Street is doing wonderfully while millions of Americans are still in economic misery.  Really?  Of course he’s 100% correct, but he doesn’t believe it himself.  He is the chief enforcer of the unfair policies.  Along with his predecessors, he was a key architect of the plan to transfer trillions in notional wealth from Americans and their future generations to the Wall Street elite (do you get it yet?  Democrats and Republicans don’t matter—we are run by Wall Street). 

 

So why did he say it?  To mellow out the masses who know they are getting screwed and make enough of them think the government cares.  It’s the classic tactic of telling people what they want to hear while doing the exact opposite.  Presidential candidates from both political parties regularly tell the voters things to connect emotionally during elections but then do the opposite in office.  In fact connecting Americans emotionally with Geithner was the purpose of the NBC stage show.  Lauer maintained his scripted, corporate façade designed to ooze tender love for Americans so through him they would connect with Geithner, who otherwise could not connect with anybody except the elite financiers he serves. 

He also said “People were paid for taking enormous risks. It was a crazy way to run a financial system…It’s the government’s job…to do a better job of restraining that kind of risk-taking.”  He should know.  He and fellow CFR members Robert Rubin, Larry Summers, and Hank Paulson WERE the government that allowed the “enormous risks” and ran things in the “crazy way” he claims he now wants to avoid.  He was in key positions at Treasury, the CFR, and the NY Fed, which is just the Wall Street cartel’s planning committee.  He knew exactly what was happening.  This is why he was in those positions in the first place.  He has been associated with global banking interests for a long time.  He’s “in the club.”  People who would truly serve the public—Elizabeth Warren, William Black, Eliot Spitzer, Janet Tavakoli, Harry Markopolis, Brooksley Born—do not get those positions. 

When Geithner says “people were paid for taking enormous risks” he is trying to reinforce the fiction that the crash of 2008 was a simple result of individual Wall Streeters taking too many risks.  But those are just the MBAs and street smart traders running the horse race in return for a paycheck.  Any time the collective actions of those people are in lockstep, the key is to look at the people paying the checks and governing the race, not the individuals who somehow randomly all did the same thing.  Geithner does not want you to focus on the strategic controllers, including himself, because they obviously wanted the bubble and subsequent crash to happen.  It was a strategic move in a massive chess game, and the government’s playbook to respond was planned before the crash itself and written by the Wall Street controllers who set it up.  They are squeezing the people, the states, small businesses and banks, and building up the key controlling institutions the empire needs to continue its global growth plans while maintaining control of the American population.  Blaming the horses running the race is a deflection. 

We do not live in a free market but rather a top-down empire

Most incredibly Geithner said it was necessary to save the banks in order to save the economy. This is powerful proof that we do not live in a free market but rather a top-down empire.  This is the “too big to fail” doctrine, which is nothing but a sophisticated ruse to justify stripping wealth from the population to prop up the empire’s controlling institutions.  If a handful of smart guys run everything in the largest economy in the world and have the power to transfer trillions from 308,000,000 citizens to debt lords and gamblers on Wall Street to “save the economy,” then we live in a financial dictatorship.  And if we believe they SHOULD have that power, then we have voluntarily surrendered the US to that dictatorship. Stop believing the freedom propaganda. 

Moreover, Geithner’s statement is either a demonstration of 1) academic fundamentalism as he is so deep in the false religion of neoclassical economics that he can’t see the truth, or 2) pure spin to hide the real intent behind the bailouts and the empire for which he works.  I have previously described the 10 key flaws of neoclassical economics, but the primary one is that we live in a monolithic, macroeconomic monopoly under the Federal Reserve.  We do not live in a free market.  The second one is that all of our money is nothing but debt.  It all comes from the bond market.  American citizens have zero money if we are collectively debt-free.  So the real way to save the economy would be to issue real money from the US Treasury rather than going deeper in debt to the Fed.

Geithner may simply be ignorant of this because he is a leading neoclassical economist, which means his career depends upon narrowly looking at the world through a flawed, fraudulent lens.  But my hunch would be that he knows it.  Again, the reason he has the job in the first place is because the Wall Street powers know that he will NOT do this, the right thing for Americans and the country.  Instead he will take orders from those who are trying to expand the empire globally.  Who are they?  John Perkins labels them the corporatocracy.  More accurately, they are the few super-rich who are able to control the largest debt positions, and therefore have the most leverage over our debt-based monetary system.  These are the individuals reaping the biggest benefit from all the bailouts and related programs.  The Wall Street firms are just front organizations where the servants of these key people work.  Bailout money gets funneled through the firms so the public gets mad at them, and then it lands in the pockets of the debt owners who walk away unscathed. 

His words were straight out of Orwell’s 1984

So yesterday’s inteview with the Treasury Secretary was quite informative if you match it up with the actual money flows to see the Machiavellian power play.  His words were entirely deceptive—straight out of Orwell’s 1984.  A brilliant example can also be seen in The Godfather.  Michael Corleone’s ability to use duplicity to maintain power and keep people on his side is unmatched.  He vowed to renounce violence while his assassins were in the process of murdering all of his opponents.  He lovingly embraced his wife as he lied to her about killing his brother.  He told a congressional panel that he was a dutiful servant of the country.  Geithner copied this one perfectly several months ago during a CNBC townhall meeting.  He completely avoided a good question that pointed out the conflicts of interest among the Wall Street / Treasury crowd by claiming he and his buddy Paulson were just humble, meager public servants.  I’m shocked he didn’t crack up in the midst of that statement.  No doubt he and Hank had a good laugh later on the telephone.  But America will soon not be laughing as the next wave down in our debt deflation occurs and the government cracks down on the people who finally realize they have been lied to. 

How do we truly save the economy, as Geithner claims he is doing, and save the country from the financial mafia? Simple.  As mentioned above, the Treasury needs to issue real money, and then put endless pressure on politicians to hire the people I listed who would serve the public.  If we do not do that, then again Americans will have voluntarily surrendered to a financial dictatorship, which will mean David Rockefeller was right that we do not deserve self-government when he said “The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”  I am starting to accept that he may be right. 

 

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Nice work strabes.

I think Geithner is arrogantly telling the truth - it was an injustice to the people and he was one of the prime shakers of the plot.  What can or will anyone do about it? 

It reminds me of what "W" Bush said early in his administration "And there is distrust in Washington.  I am surprised, frankly, at the amount of distrust that exists in this town.  And I'm sorry it's the case, and I'll work hard to try to elevate it."

It's all second rate theater with the actors half way giggling through the crazy script.  But the audience seems to accept it as reality.

You are more generous than me in suggesting that maybe Mr. Tim is simply incompetent or a dupe.  The Illuminati banking "families" would never have either in a "handling" position, especially at the New York Fed.

Larry

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strabes wrote:

If we do not do that, then again Americans will have voluntarily surrendered to a financial dictatorship, which will mean David Rockefeller was right that we do not deserve self-government when he said “The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”  I am starting to accept that he may be right.

Thanks strabes, good post.

The right to create money out of thin air is tantamount to owning the 'golden goose'. I think we can say that these few (people or families) at the top of the pyramid who control the golden goose will never give it up and will launch all kinds of strife, wars and hardship upon the world to distract the masses away from learning this truth.

So, back to the pyramid and the concept that we the people are the base layer supporting this whole charade. It will absolutely never change until we, collectively, shrug our shoulders and collapse the structure above us. So I believe our mission is to inform and convince our fellow economic slaves that we must stop our support of the system that creates our own slavery. No easy task, indeed.

If the 'heart of the beast' is debt (debt-based money issued from thin air), it is therefore, this heart where we must drive the wooden stake to kill the beast. Suggestions that come to mind: a national/global strike on all debt payments, and the withholding of income taxes that go to making interest payments on such debt. This has the probable outcome of collapsing the monetary system, which is scary, but perhaps the phoenix can only be born anew from such a collapse.

The Constitution is something the masses can get their minds and understanding around, as it has been so woven into the propaganda machine our whole lives. As a return to the Constitution would call for the abolishment of the fed and debt based money, support for Constitutionalist politicians might be the 'path of least resistance' to support at this point.

I search for viable options along these lines and hope to hear from more CM members with possible alternatives/additions. In the meantime I am supporting this National Strike April 15th to 18th, with the good suggestion from one CM member that we each withdraw $17.76 from our bank accounts during this period. http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/total-national-strike-april-15-18th-send-peaceful-message/37090

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 heh.. great strategy.. may I suggest you purchase one ounce of silver (constitutional money) with it.. and turn a token protest into a real strike at the empire....... ?

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V74AxCqOTvg  (h/t Zero-Hedge)

 

 A US mint American eagle naturally... I'm sure tim will be happy to oblige..

 

 meh.. 15c  (+dealer markup ) extra.  so It's pretty close.. !!

 see:  http://www.mbro.co.uk/mb/graph.php?targ=silver&base=dollar&days=7&width=944&height=472

 

 chart + php programming courtesy of yours truly... *grin* I got fed up with kitco's 3 day overlay thing..

 

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plato1965 wrote:

heh.. great strategy.. may I suggest you purchase one ounce of silver (constitutional money) with it.. and turn a token protest into a real strike at the empire....... ?

Thanks P1965, great suggestion and for me that was done a long time ago along with removing all money from the banking system. Enjoyed the 'Ted' as well!

 

Here's a funny interview via Zerohedge of Bloomberg's interview with Jim Grant of 'Grant's Interest Rate Observer' who observes:

the Coinage Act of 1792, whose section 19 stipulates "that the penalty for anyone who would debase the coinage of the US, is death." By that logic, a firing squad may soon need to be sequestered to Washington. Grant's concludes that there is a "great suspension of disbelief in out US monetary system on behalf of the world over. One wonders when people will say no."

Grant also talks about the US Treasury and worth the 5 minute vid. @: http://www.zerohedge.com/article/jim-grant-presents-prospectus-united-states-discusses-death-penalty-us-coinage-debasers

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Did David Rockefeller really say?

The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.

If so I think we have a candidate for the first against the wall when the revolution comes.

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@goes:

 The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.

 

 Well.. fuelling and profiting from "the greatest misallocation of resources in human history"  - (tm) J.H.Kunstler.. wasn't so hot... expecting bailouts due to the same.... = epic fail.. move over.. we need something a little better than the "smartest crooks in the room".. sophisticated parasitism won't cut the mustard when reality bites.. with nature, unless you're careful... you're the sucker at the table.

@John9:9

 Enjoyed the 'Ted' as well!

 

 Yep.. the second half is a miniature (energy) crash course in itself..... !

 

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John99 wrote:

The right to create money out of thin air is tantamount to owning the 'golden goose'. I think we can say that these few (people or families) at the top of the pyramid who control the golden goose will never give it up and will launch all kinds of strife, wars and hardship upon the world to distract the masses away from learning this truth.

So, back to the pyramid and the concept that we the people are the base layer supporting this whole charade. It will absolutely never change until we, collectively, shrug our shoulders and collapse the structure above us. So I believe our mission is to inform and convince our fellow economic slaves that we must stop our support of the system that creates our own slavery. No easy task, indeed.

John, I absolutely agree that the creation and control of money are the very sinews of the beast.  As strabes said in his videos (paraphrased), government, commerce and the people are subservient to this power.  We are client states, or colonies, of the international bankers.

Where I would slightly differ is in your suggestion that we bring down the system.  Yes it should be done but not until the alternative is clearly understood by the masses.  First, people must connect with the fact that we, as nation states, can create our own money free from any private banking debt.

If this most basic truth can be understood by common people, it will become the "eureka" moment that will bind the many under a single banner and provide a common and clear sense of purpose.  Popular conviction and ideology could fill the leadership vacuum and enable us to direct rather than be directed.

I'm still supporting the April initiative as you have suggested but I will continue to spread the "money creation" message as my top priority.

You mentioned "money out of thin air" and for the banks it surely is accurate.  But it is not so for the people.  Every dollar created is backed by collateral and the good faith and credit of "we the people."  It is the vehicle of our slavery.

If the rulers wanted wealth, they have it.  They have all the money they want and could be content and more careful in keeping the livestock happy.  But the creation of money is being intentionally used to break us down and allow for more open repression and tyranny that has no borders.   

strabes wrote:

Simple.  As mentioned above, the Treasury needs to issue real money... 

I look forward to watching how and when this message becomes part of your overall presentation.  You are obviously connecting with many and I hope the money part resonates as well.

Larry  

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DrKrbyLuv wrote:

John, I absolutely agree that the creation and control of money are the very sinews of the beast.  As strabes said in his videos (paraphrased), government, commerce and the people are subservient to this power.  We are client states, or colonies, of the international bankers.

Where I would slightly differ is in your suggestion that we bring down the system.  Yes it should be done but not until the alternative is clearly understood by the masses.  First, people must connect with the fact that we, as nation states, can create our own money free from any private banking debt.

Larry, it is my contention that with the present state of the economy this can be demonstrated by states issuing money (certificates or whatever) to pay their public workers. These certificates would be good for the payment of state taxes so the recipients might well be able to trade them for near par value of the regular debt money.

It needs only one state to show that this can work and seems to me that California is close to this point.

 

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