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This "face"—which frightened some of the world's most powerful politicians and whose peculiar and completely erroneous peccadilloes shaped the complex world we now live in—died two months shy of his 99th birthday on May 23, 1937. The ghost of John D. Rockefeller still haunts mankind, and the power he wielded in the 19th and 20th centuries was, and remains, unparalleled among the the global money barons of the world. Rockefeller became the richest man in America, and by 1880, he sat on the pinnacle of world power. Most people believe the offspring of Meyer Amschel Rothschild, the rag merchant king of Frankfort, Germany, turned numismatic dealer who became the private banker of the Hapsburgs, was the wealthiest family in the world. In 1870 when oil was discovered in the Russian port of Baku on the Caspian Sea, he wasn't. Rockefeller controlled 85% of all of the oil refined in the world. The Baku oil field was the largest oil strike to date. By 1884 Rothschild and the Nobel brothers were pumping as much oil from the Baku oil fields as Rockefeller was from all of his holdings in the United States. Rockefeller saw his dominant role in controlling of the price of oil compromised by the Baron Alphonse Rothschild and Alfred and Robert Nobel.
When Rockefeller tried to take Standard Oil to Russia, the Russian Foreign Minister, Count Sergi Witte, who was familiar with Rockefeller's buying of politicians in order to destroy competition, convinced Tzar Nicholas II to issue a decree barring Standard Oil from setting up shop anywhere in Russia. Rockefeller retaliated in 1902 by paying several European writers the total sum of $5,000,000 to grow the rumor that the Jews had launched a Zionist conspiracy to control the whole world. One hundred and thirteen years later every conspiracy-minded wingnut in the world still believes the rumor is true although there is not, nor ever was, a Zionist conspiracy to control the world.. By 1900 Rockefeller, Rothschild and Sir Marcus Samuel (Shell Oil Transport and Trading Company) controlled 90% of all of the oil sales in the world. Samuel was the marketing agent of the Rothschilds to market their refined oil throughout Europe and Asia.
In 1889 the State of Texas rescinded the right of Waters-Pierce Company from doing business in the State for price-fixing. Waters-Pierce, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, a rogue oil wholesaler of Standard Oil products—while posing as its competitor, was fined and banned from doing business in Texas because the State said the company was engaged in price-fixing. In 1900 the State of Texas banned any company associated with Standard Oil—or Standard Oil itself—from operating in Texas. In 1901 an oil gusher came-in at Spindletop Hill, a salt-dome oil field near Beaumont. It was the biggest gusher in the history of oil, blowing 150 feet high for nine days, spewing 4,900,000 gallons of crude. Rockefeller felt like he was standing on the side of the road watching the parade march by.
In 1901 Marcus Samuel engaged in a round of secret talks with John D. Archbold of Standard Oil at 26 Broadway, off Wall Street. Archbold, was an independent oil refiner whom Rockefeller bankrupted and then hired to distribute Standard Oil's petroleum products in the United States—particularly in Texas and Oklahoma. Two months later Samuel, fearing he had ceded too much control to Standard Oil, signed an agreement with Henri Deterding of Royal Dutch (which was largely owned by the French Rothschilds).
With the discovery and importance of oil, the world changed virtually overnight. The robber barons of the mid-19th century who earned their wealth from steel, gold and sliver, furs and railroads morphed into oil barons. The new wealth was black gold—oil. Many of the millionaires of the 19th century, or their families (if the founders of the family fortunes were dead), either invested in oil or the money or byproducts it created. The princes of industry and the founders of the New World Order were: Andrew Carnegie (steel), William Clark (copper), Charles Crocker (railroads), Daniel Drew (finance), Pierre DuPont (manufacturing, munitions) James Buchanan Drew (tobacco), James Fisk (finance), Henry Flagler (railroads, oil), Henry Frick (steel). John Warne Gates (barbed wire, oil), Jay Gould (railroad), Mark Hanna (coal), Edward Henry Harrison (railroad), Charles Hinde (railroad, hotels), Mark Hopkins (railroad), Collis Porter Huntington (railroad), AndreW Mellon (finance, oil), John Pierpont Morgan (finance, industrial consolidation), John Cleveland Osgood (coal and iron mining), Henry Plant (railroad), John D. Rockefeller (oil), Charles Schwab (steel), Joseph Seligman (banking), John Spreckels (shipping, railroad, sugar), Leland Sanford (railroad), Cornelius Vanderbilt (shipping, railroad) and those whose wealth cannot be measured—the private owners of the world's central banks.
The list of the world's richest billionaire families total about 5,000 names. Most of them are names you've never heard of, but a majority of them could buy the wealth of the businessmen you've seen on the Forbes or Fortune 1,000 wealthiest people's list—with their checkbooks or lines of credit. You see, none of them are on any list of the world's wealthiest people only because they have the financial power to protect their anonymity. John D. Rockefeller, Sr.'s wealth in 1918 was conservatively estimated at $1.2 billion by Bertie Forbes (the father of Malcom Forbes)in an age when a bank president who earned $5,000.00 per year and was considered to be an extremely wealthy man.
Among the Money Mafia in 1918, the Rockefellers and the Rothschilds were the kingmakers of the New World Order at a time when the Old World Orderthe royalty and the vast landowners of Europebegan to lose their grip on global power as the 20th century broke on the horizon. The lofty and often utopian objectives of the princes of industry and barons of banking and business were at odds with the goals of the monarchs of Europe who ruled vast kingdoms and municipal fiefdoms that existed since medieval days. A New World Order was formed in the ashes of World War I, with the new wealth of the New World overwhelming the old wealth of Europe. The money barons wanted a world without borders with a common currency with which to trade anywhere in the world. A global economy with a global government . When the Forbes list of America's wealthiest businessmen hit the streets in 1918, Rockefeller demanded that Forbes pull his magazine off the store shelvesand reprint it. At considerable expense to himself, Forbes did what Rockefeller demanded since his magazine's life depended on it. From that day until now, none of the names of the wealthiest families in the world appear on any of the "wealthiest family" lists. Only the poor rich appear. The first layer of secrecy used so adroitly by Barack Obama today was in place. The unanswered question is, since Obama, when he threw his hat in the presidential race in 2008, had no accumulated wealth and no political power, who ordered every detail of his life from grade school until today, sealed from public scrutiny anywhere in the world?
Welcome to the New World Order and the invisible face of a political power that is so rich and powerful that its members control the entire political apparatus of every democratic nation on Earth. How else could we end up with a radical Muslim non-American Indonesia-Kenyan citizen in the White House?
John John is a wise 92-year old. But, more wise is the person who aided the bold face addendum. The best way to revise history after you burn every book printed before 1965, is to help those who learned from those books to die as soon, and silently, as possible.
That is, after all, the reason the Money Mafia placed the Georgia peanut farmer Jimmy Carter in the White House in 1976—to create the Dept. of Education and take federal control of readin', 'riting, and 'rithmatic. And why Barack Obama's Dept. of Education created a program called "Common Core"—that would assure the decay of education and the permanent dumbing down of the American people. When you have a liar in the White House, the only way he can get away with his lies is to make sure the people don't know when he's lying. The only way that can happen is if the people aren't smart enough to know when he's lying. Thus, Common Core was not intended to be a teaching aid, it's intended to dumb down ensuing generations.
It's a brainwashing tool that's been used by every dictator of every totalitarian nation on Earth since social progressive John Dewey (the creator of the Dewey decimal system) wrote "Schools of Tomorrow" in 1915, "Liberalism and Social Action," (date unknown), "How We Think" in 1919, "The School and"Society" in 1920, and, in 1921, "Democracy and Education." In 1918 the Soviet Union translated Dewey's "Schools of Tomorrow" into Russian, and followed it by translating every book he wrote for use in Soviet schools.
The distribution and use in the public school system of the United States of "Democracy and Education," like many of Dewey's books, was subsidized by the Rockefeller and Rockefeller Brothers Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Carnegie Trust, and several other foundations and trusts of the money barons, became the "bible" of the nation's teaching colleges specifically to dumb down future generations of Americans with respect to the civil rights of Americans guaranteed by the Constitution, and to blur the differences between democracy and repubicanism. When you want to erase the rights of the American people, all you have to do is revise the past to fit the utopians plans for the future. (Which is why John John's comment, "When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground." was so true. If you doubt that, take the time to find two encyclopedias. One published before 1946 and one published after 1965. Pick any historic event or any American notable, particularly political. Compare them. Seven times out of ten you will find that America's heroes of the past have become the nation's villains—as has our nation itself.)
If you think the Common Core comments are nonsense, click one or more of these video links. Your first reaction will be that these are the dumbest people on the face of the Earth. You may even enjoy their stupidity to the point of wondering where these people went to school—or how far past 2nd grade they got. I went through about 50 of these over the past weekend. If I didn't know why the American people know so little about their own country, I could have had a laughfest over their stupidity. Instead, it frightened me. • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhqvkbr5QKo • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Url1HL6oExk • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOexD3XyE6o • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRkFDcX_72c • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNzN3q-VgwI • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5PEaZv07uw • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQsoqvKWKoE •
Would it surprise you to learn that, in 2011, a national survey was taken and revealed that only 12% of American high school seniors know anything about their nation's history? Well, if you stopped to watch the videos above, its more likely that you might think the percentage is much less than 12%.
If Common Core ever becomes a hard, fast law, these are going to be the "smart people" in the next generation. Why: Because what Common Core, simply stated, is supposed to create common standards for all schools in the United States. The effort has been funded almost entirely by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation who have spent more than $233 million to date to standardize teaching by spreading money over the political spectrum, and to teachers' unions, the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers and the US Chamber of Commerce. The only problem with Common Core is that the only thing it standardizes is mediocrity. To date, 46 States adopted Common Core standards. Gates money has brought the left and right together. The leftwing Center for American Progress and the rightwing American Legislative Exchange (ALEC) who disagree about everything found "common ground" in Common Core.
Common Core is the ultimate instrument for dumbing down future generations of Americans. What is even more surprising, is that not a single State legislature has cast a single vote by a single lawmaker to implement Common Core. Nor did the House of Representatives allocate a single penny of taxpayer dollars to fund it. The voters cannot point fingers at any elected official because Common Core has been implemented by the unelected fourth branch of government that was created by Franklin D. Roosevelt, empowered by Jimmy Carter who created the Dept. of Education and protected by Bill Clinton who rewarded Big Labor for their campaign support in 1992 by granting the Service Employees International Union [SEIU], which was founded in 1921 to represent building maintenance workers in Chicago, full representation rights, making the SEIU the largest labor union within the AFL-CIO) to protect the bureaucracy by preventing incompetent civil servants from ever being fired..
If you recall, Big Labor tried to get their foot in the door of the federal government in 1968 and again, on Aug. 3,1981. The powerless union, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers [PATCO] threatened the Ronald Reagan White House with a strike because Reagan was determined to rollback the federal government to its pre-FDR constitutional moorings and restore the American Republic. When PATCO took the air traffic controllers out on strike to deliberately cripple the US economy, Reagan warned the striking air traffic controllers if they did not return to work in 48 hours, he would fire them. Forty-eight hours later, he fired them. Not only did Reagan do that, he replaced them permanently, and then issued an Executive Order banning the fired air traffic controllers from ever getting their jobs back. Reagan, a former union president, cut the legs off the unions which represented government employees (which SEIU was at that time). Clinton reversed that and set America back on its socialist course.
The Gates-funded movement, which was launched in 2008, grew so quickly and with so little public notice that opposition was nonexistent. It was not until Tea Party mothers began to examine the Common Core materials being used in the schools, when they realized what Common Core did was emphasize understanding the mechanics while de-emphasizing the need to solve the problem with the correct answer. I was a Logic major in college more than a couple of years ago. Most of the instructor's time was spent teaching the student body to grasp the mechanics of traditional logic found in categorical sentences or statements by examining the existential viewpoint of what appears to be contradictory assertions. While most of the students in his class grasped the existential assumptions in the problems they were given, over 50% of his class failed each year because it does little good to understand how to do the problem if you can't come up with the correct answer.
Today, former Gov. Jeb Bush [R-FL] who claims frontrunner status for the 2016 GOP nomination, is an advocate of Common Core. He has received $5.2 million in grants from the Gates Foundation. On the other hand, Gov. Mike Pence [R-IN] led the repeal of Common Core in his State. So did Gov. Nikki Halley [R-SC] and Gov. Mary Fallin [R-OK]. Barack Obama, who was handsomely supported by Gates' campaign money in 2008, and whose White House staff is populated with Gates' people, jumped on the Common Core bandwagon and pushed the social progressive agenda for the princes of industry.
While the Community Organizer sees himself as one of the invisible overlords of the universe, he is the pawn used by the princes of industry and the barons of banking and business to radically change America and the world. The harbingers of overpopulation who have been screaming their own version of Chicken Little's falling sky theory realized too late the wrong nations were aborting their unborn. The overpopulated third world continue to spawn while the industrial nations which earns roughly 80% of the income produced globally, and who buys 80% of the consumer products made, represents 15% of the world's population. What made matters worse for the princes of industry and the barons of banking and business by the late 1980s is the industrialized nations were largely "replacement markets," which means the affluent consumers in the West pretty much possessed one or more of every consumer product there was and thus, needed nothing.
On the other hand, the third world, where 85% of the world's population lives, have nothing and need everythingespecially the jobs required to create the income to buy the products which the marques of mercantilism have to sell. Which, of course, is the reason our jobs are being exported to the third world at such an astronomical rate. The people in the third world who are standing in line for them are the new consumers of the 21st centuryand the globalists are already over one decade into the century.
Which brings us back to the invisible money barons who are rapidly transforming the United States from the world's most powerful financial, military and economic power on Earth to the status we held in the first quarter of the 19th century when England—the world's most powerful nation in the world—attempted to repossess its former colonies in America in the war of 1812. If England's old enemy, France, did not once again rescue America, the United States like Canada, Australia and New Zealand, would still be part of Great Britain.
A decade and a half before President Bill Clinton's 103rd Congress could not get the votes they needed to ratify NAFTA, they bound the People of the United States to a treaty that was enacted as a simple law by a 51% majority. NAFTA is a "treaty" in Mexico and Canada. And, although the Clinton Administration had to unconstitutionally "backdoor" it, NAFTA is a treaty here as well. The economic demise of the United States had officially begun. Sadly, no one noticed. Also, Bill Clinton had just performed his first impeachable act with the TV cameras rolling. But, no one noticed that, either.
Social progressive Zbigniew Brzezinski, who would become Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor, observed that a "...global consciousness is, for the first time, beginning to manifest itself. We are witnessing the emergence of transnational elites...composed of international businessmen, scholars, professional men and public officials. The ties of these new elites cut across national boundaries, their perspectives are not confirmed by national traditions...and their interests are more functional than national borders..."
In the 1970s as the social progressives, led in the United States by globablist David Rockefeller, plotted the consolidation of the world into an economic Gondwanaland controlled by them, Brzezinski noted (almost two decades before then-President George HW Bush announced the arrival of the New World Order in 1991) that the carpenters of Utopia would have to proceed in stealth since surrendering national sovereignty was not high up on the list of things that most Americans wanted to do. By the onset of the Clinton-Gore years, the utopians knew they had succeeded, and stealth was no longer needed.
As Brzezinski was advancing the New World Order in socialist circles during the Bush-41 years, Carl Gerstacker of Dow Chemical told the media that he envisioned a day in the near future when his company would sever the tethers that bound Dow Chemical Company to the apron strings of America. "I have long dreamed," he said, "of buying an island owned by no nation, and of establishing the world headquarters of Dow Chemical on the truly neutral ground of such an island, beholden to no nation or society."
Phil Condit, the head of Boeing, told an interviewer in 1997 that he would be delighted if, in 20 years "...no one thought of Boeing as an American company. My goal," he said, "is to rid [Boeing] of its image as an American company." When I first penned those words in the book, "Prince Albert: Prophet of Utopia" in 2000, I noted that "...in less than that time, Boeing and Lockheed will both largely be viewed as Chinese companies by the American people." Today, what looks very much like Boeing Stealth technology appears to have been used to build China's new J-20 Stealth jet fighter giving, some observers say, China a technological edge over the United States. Boeing got it's wish. Boeing is now headquartered in China, and China owns a fairly substantial block of Boeing stock. The question is, how privy is China to Boeing's industrial secrets? Particularly those tied to stealth technology? How much Boeing technology know-all went to work at China's Chengdu aircraft plant where they built the J-20 Stealth fighter? Can we now assume Boeingor at least some of their former scientists and engineersare no longer as American as apple pie?
Here's a question for you to ponder. Has former President Dwight D. Eisenhower's minute-before-midnight warnings about the industrial-military complex come home to roost? Are the industrialist stargazers who created the Star Wars technology that gave the United States its edge over the world in the Cold War now selling their visionary technology to the highest bidder on the mistaken belief that mankind has evolved beyond war? If that's the case, they need only look past the saber-rattling at the low-key, but very serious buildup of nuclear weapons delivery systems by our "former" enemies to realize they are still enemies who, today, are sucking the economic life out of us to finance their 21st century weapons and weapons delivery systems which they insist with a straight face, are defensive rather than offensive weapons.
For over two decades now it has been Condit's opinion that America's blue chip transnational corporate giants are no longer American corporations who are answerable to the unelected fourth branch of government in Washington, DC. Between 1990 and 2003, foreign direct investment in the blue chip corporations in the developed nations increased fivefold with the value of their assets coming almost exclusively from the increased worth of their foreign affiliates. That's why when you check the stock market, it appears we are enjoying a robust economy when, in fact, unemployment in the industrialized nations is skyrocketing, tax receipts in the coffers of the world's wealthiest nations are drying up, and governments are now forced to make hard choice spending cuts that are impacting those who actually believe they are generationally entitled to entitlements.
By the way, we are $18 trillion in debt today only because the princes of industry and the barons of banking needed our tax dollars to bolster their collapsing investments in the third world due largely to the collapse of Indonesian's central bank. Had Obama not stolen the stimulus money that was supposed to prevent the housing market collapse and keep America's economy fluid, its likely there would have been a domino collapse of the world's central banks—and a collapse of all the world's currencies.
America, today, is being systematically raped and pillaged by the princes of industry and the barons of banking and business who literally own the politicians we elect. Sadly, the voters continue to vote for them because the mainstream media keeps telling us that the yardstick by which electability is measured is the campaign war chest the candidate has amassed. In reality, the larger the war chest the more indebted the candidate is to the princes of industry and the barons of banking and businessand the less reason we have to vote for them.
But, that's why, once you do elect them, the voice of the people is ignored. The politicians' constituents become the money barons and not the citizen voters who cast the votes that put them in office. It is the princes of industry and the barons of banking and business who determine the politician's legislative agenda once the election is over. And, of course, you and I are required to pay for it.
More times than not, the legislation your Congressman and Senators vote for was actually written by the lobbyists of their campaign donors to benefit those corporate clients and not the People those legislators constitutionally represent. Which, of course, is why legislators seldom, if ever, never read the bills they vote for. They feel less like Judas when they don't read them. The politicians who sold their souls to the money barons really don't want to know just how ugly the whore is they climbed into bed with. The politician doesn't want to see the victims they are raping. And if the raped taxpayer can't identify the rapist, they still have plausible deniability.
What the people in the industrialized nations have done over the past five decades is to allow the princes of industry and barons of banking, who decided in 1962 that because there were too many people in the world, chewing up our unborn children and spitting them out of the womb was a constitutional right, and that we would be better off for doing it.
So let me ask you Ronald Reagan's question to America in 1980: "Are you better off today than you were four years ago?" There are always consequences for our actions—or for our apathy. The social planners who are attempting to use demographic euthanasia to reduce the population at both ends of the age corridor are charged with the task of reducing the population the world by half—or more—by the end of this decade even though there is a dearth of people in the industrialized nations. Their job is to stop as many new people from entering the human race through increased levels of abortion. And, on the other end of the age corridor, their job is to use forms of voluntary or forced euthanasia to eliminate the elderly who are now draining the financial and societal resources of the world without contributing, back to society, more than they consume.
The consequence of abortion was the jobs drain that America and industrialized Europe is now experiencing. The consequences of abortion is the repopulating of the industrialized world with the least desirable radicals from the third world. The consequence of abortion is the loss of sovereignty faced by all of the nations of the world as the princes of industry and the barons of banking and business who now control the political puppets who rule the nation states but whose strings are manipulated by the global puppeteers.
America's peacetime factory production capabilities won both World War I and World War II. America no longer has those factories. The industrial complex, which climbed into bed with the military complex in the 1960s, now markets their products, through export waivers from friendly presidents, to our enemies. We are now a debtor nation without the economic means to sustain ourselves should those creditor nations to whom we owe trillions of dollars, shut of the commodity spigot. The United States would be in a real quandary if that happened, since we no longer have producing factories churning out the goods needed to replace the goods that currently fill store shelves across America.
The tragedy of this scenario is coming soon because our enemies know this, too. After all, our factories are now churning out commodities in their countries, giving them an economic edge over the United States. As I noted above, American ingenuity and technology just produced the Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter which the media claims will rival the US military's F-22 Raptor. While social progressive skeptics, whose job it seems to be to lull the American people back to sleep, insist the J-20 is still roughly 8-years from being ready for action against what they claim is a technologically superior American air force. In point of fact, the stealth technology in the J-20 is reportedly superior to that of the Raptor. The debate about when the J-20 will join the Chinese military as something other than a prototype aside, the US Defense Department, which does not see it becoming a threat to the United States until 2020, is more concerned about the speed in which China developed the J-20, and the advanced stealth technology they are using. To dispel fears that China may be leapfrogging ahead of the United States with stealth technology, Marine Corp. spokesman Col. David Lapan noted that to the Corp "...[i]t is not a concern that they are working on a fifth generation fighter since the Chinese are still having difficulties with their fourth generation fighter." His rhetoric was just thatrhetoric.
A Washington, DC-base military affairs analyst, Richard Fisher, is concerned about the J-20. "At first glance," he said, "this fighter has the potential to be competitive with the F-22 and to be an efficient F-35 killer." The F-35 is the US military's new Joint Strike Fighter which was introduced about the same time Russian unveiled its Sukhoi T-50 Stealth Fighter. The J-20 appears to be a larger plane than either the F-35 or the T-50 which suggests it have both a longer range than the US or Russian planesand carry heavier weapons—and a larger nuclear payload..
But when push comes to shove, the mettle of a nation is not tested during peacetime. It is tested during war. The question the American people need to be asking themselvesand not to politicians who lie for a living, is: does the United States of America have the economic resources to produce the weapons and auxiliary needs it possessed in 1941 to convert to war footing fast enough to keep this nation from being destroyed? The answer to that question is now a resounding "NO!" In 1942, America had the factories. It was just a matter of retooling to make something else. America's factories today are boarded up with plywood. In many cases, the machinery has either sat dormant for the last two decades, and is now rust-pitted. Or, worse the factories have been stripped clean down to their empty concrete floors.
Sadly, as our "trading partners" and former enemies produce the majority of the consumer goods sold in the United States, they are using the money we spend on their cheap electronic gadgets, ill-fitting clothes and lead-laced toys to develop their own "bobbles"missile guidance systems, perfected with American technology that can now actually hit their target; stealth fighter planes, perfected with American technology, that can actually elude our radar and strike US targets; new 21st century multi-head intercontinental guided missiles that can now hit targets anywhere in the worldpurchased from the Russians with the dollars spent by Americans to buy melamine-laced pet food, children's charm bracelets made from lead; or cough syrup containing diethylene glycol (antifreeze); Heparin (a drug to prevent heart attacks) laced with a chemical called over-sulfated chondroitin sulfate (a glycosaminoglycan harvested from shellfish) that the Chinese pharmaceutical company was used as a "filler" to cut the cost of Heparin sodium in powder form, and make it more competitive in the industrialized world. Since the appearance of glycosaminoglycan was indistinguishable from the heparin sodium, buyers from American pharmaceutical companies could not tell the difference between the samples of 100% heparin sodium and glycosaminoglycan-laced heparin sodium. The differences did not show up until 81 American heart patients died from using it.
When our trading partners and former enemies no longer need us to bolster their economies; or when our economy collapses into chaos, or when our current trading partners and former enemies are convinced the economic tradeoff is no longer worth the political tradeoff, and they are convinced they can launch a successful nuclear strike against the English-speaking nations without the mutually-assured destruction tradeoff, they will weigh the risk, and when it favors them economically and politically, they will eliminate what they have viewed for decades as the burr under the saddle of the world. The overlords of the world have no use for empiresexcept their own. The spirit of America will be broken only when the nation itself lies in the ashes of history. Can we change the last chapter of this story? Yes. But only if we work swiftly. If we wait on the bombs and guided missiles of our current "trading partners" to destroy us, it will be too late because large pockets of America's urban commercial, political, economic and residential centers and military bases in the late, great United States with be large radioactive craters in a nation that was lulled to sleep by the princes of industry and the barons of banking who, years ago, quietly began moving their financial assets from a nation living on borrowed time.