RBG Death Means Two-Headed Uniparty Will Threaten Americans With Removal Of Civil Rights


19-09-20 08:15:00,

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, which means the US election is going to revolve around abortion and other civil rights for the foreseeable future. Which won’t change much since this presidential race hasn’t really been about anything since the end of the Democratic primaries.

The opportunistic galvanization process has already begun before Ginsburg’s body is even cold, with liberal influencers calling Democrats to rally to a November win for “the notorious RBG” and Trump supporters dropping their faux anti-establishment schtick and metamorphosing into a bunch of mini-Mitch McConnells. Leftists are being shrieked at by mainstream Dems that they need to fall in line and support Biden or they’re personally responsible for every civil right that is taken away by Ginsburg’s replacement.

I’m not here to tell Americans how to vote in November. I’d just like to quickly point out once again that an establishment which threatens to remove your civil rights if you don’t support it is an establishment that doesn’t deserve to exist.

Of course it doesn’t look like that’s what’s happening if you subscribe to the mainstream consensus perspective that America’s political system has two separate and oppositional parties. If that is your viewpoint, you will see one bad party trying to take away people’s civil liberties and one good party trying to stop them.

If however you recognize that America has two parties that are owned and operated by a single oligarchic class which has more or less the same overarching goal as far as ordinary people are concerned, it looks completely different.

If you understand that America has a two-headed one-party system designed to shrink the spectrum of acceptable debate down to arguments about how oligarchic agendas should be facilitated rather than if they should, what you see is a single entity threatening to take away your civil liberties if you don’t support it. A single establishment threatening to punch you with its right hand if you don’t let it punch you with its left.

What is the correct response to such a situation? Is it to give the two-headed monster what it wants? Is it to give your energy to supporting the same establishment which is threatening to take away your civil rights?

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The Circle Of Death: Bankrupt Companies “Unfile” To Receive Government Bailouts, Then Immediately File Again


05-08-20 06:59:00,

By now everyone knows that one fifth of LL corporations are “zombies” – companies that should be out of business as they are technically insolvent and don’t even generate enough cash flow to meet their debt obligations, but continue to exist thanks to either record low rates which allow them to issue even more debt and use the proceeds to pay for existing interest expense (and roll over debt maturities), or government handouts which perpetuate their pathetic, deflationary existence.

But did you know that there are now reincarnated zombies: companies which were in such a dire state they did file for bankruptcy despite the Fed’s unprecedented monetary generosity… and yet shortly after they “unfiled” just so they would be eligible for government “stimulus”?

As Bloomberg’s Steven Church puts it, say your business needs a bailout from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, but you’ve already gone bankrupt, making your firm ineligible. Tough luck, right? Well, maybe not.

Such is the pathetic state of modern capitalism that some companies have “unfiled” for bankruptcy, arranged a PPP bailout loan, and then almost immediately refiled for bankruptcy. They range from a rural Texas hospital to a group of pizza joints in Tennessee and a Portland, Oregon firm that

As Church explains, “the logic behind the PPP law was to ensure money went to save jobs, not to prop up failing companies, said Las Vegas bankruptcy attorney Brett Axelrod. But Congress didn’t do its homework. There isn’t any real difference between a company that can’t pay workers during a pandemic without a government loan and one forced into bankruptcy by a pandemic, she said.”

“The government really wasn’t thinking it through,” Axelrod said. “What do companies do in a pandemic? They file for bankruptcy.”

And in this case, they then unfile to get some more taxpayer cash for which they are only eligible if they are out of bankruptcy court… and then immediately file again!

According to Bloomberg, a proposed change to the law could make such legal contortions unnecessary, but only if Congress is willing, during an election year, to vote to give federal aid to bankrupt businesses. Faith Community Health System in rural, northern Texas “unfiled” its Chapter 9 case in May,

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How the High Death Rate in Care Homes Was Created on Purpose


16-06-20 09:01:00,

SHOW NOTE AND MP3: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=36857

Rosemary Frei has an M.Sc in molecular biology from a faculty of medicine and was a freelance medical journalist for 22 years. She is now an independent journalist in Canada. In her recent article, “Were conditions for high death rates at Care Homes created on purpose?” she examines how all of the rules and guidelines pertaining to elderly care, death certification and treatment of bodies in Ontario have been changed during the course of this “crisis” in order to increase the numbers reported “dying of COVID.” We discuss the reasons behind these changes and what they tell us about the real nature of this pandemic panic.

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Death & taxes: Big Tech lobbies not to pay much tax after making a killing on Covid-19 pandemic


30-05-20 06:10:00,

By Elliot Leavy, former editor of the technology and innovation magazine maize and editor of culture magazine BOZO. He has written for numerous publications around the world focussing on technology, belief systems, and culture.

As the rest of the world is locked at home and companies go bankrupt, Big Tech is enjoying a pandemic M&A spending-spree due to record valuations. Richer than ever, they resist the pressure from governments to pay more taxes.

The ‘Big Five’ (Amazon, Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook), for example, are announcing 19 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) this year, the fastest pace of acquisitions in five years, according to Refinitiv data cited by the Financial Times this week. Their targets are smaller businesses affected by the coronavirus crisis.

“These companies are already extraordinarily powerful, but they’re well positioned to emerge as the biggest winners of Covid-19 unless some legislative action is taken,” the newspaper cites Sandeep Vaheesan, legal director at the Open Markets Institute, a think-tank that studies corporate concentration.

But only one month ago, the industry lobbying body TechUK (whose hundreds of members include Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon), urged the Government to “look again” at the Digital Services Tax — a two percent tax levied on UK digital services revenues — citing Covid-19 as the reason.

“Resources are stretched and revenue uncertain,” the body urged, followed by the sound of the world’s smallest violin. Yet, only a month later, the tech powerhouse exchange-traded fund (ETF), Invesco QQQ, which tracks the Nasdaq-100 Index, closed with a market value of over $100 billion for the first time since it began trading in 1999.

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Perhaps ‘revenue uncertain’ could in fact mean breaking stock market records, or it’s just another classic case of mo’ money mo’ problems. After all, once the world was no longer allowed outside, even the blind could see that it would become more reliant on technology to get by, increasing these companies’ valuations.

So despite the Big Tech laments, legislative action is actually being taken against these monopolies.

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The neat death of Chinese Ambassador to Israel


18-05-20 07:08:00,

According to Israeli police, China’s Ambassador to Israel Du Wei, 57, died alone in his sleep of a heart attack. His lifeless body was discovered at his residence in the city of Herzliya on 16 May 2020.

China has been ramping up its investments in Israel to transform the ports of Haifa and Ashdod into Silk Road terminals on the Mediterranean Sea.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had come to Israel on 13 May to meet with Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz before the formation of their government. To their surprise, Pompeo quickly brushed aside regional issues to focus exclusively on Chinese investments and to bash the Silk Road project.

Mossad director Yossi Cohen was present at the meeting.

On the same subject read: “Washington’s new anti-Chinese strategy”, Thierry Meyssan, Voltaire Network to be published on Tuesday, 19 May.

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