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Make No Mistake: You Are an American Debt Slave

Christina Sarich
NationofChange / News Analysis
Published: Thursday 16 January 2014
You are a debt slave. Don’t believe it? 43% of all American families spend more than they earn each year. According to the Federal Reserve, and I’ll describe the fictional premise upon which they stand momentarily, the average American household is at least $75,000 in debt.
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“It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.”

- Rutherford B. Hayes

You are a debt slave. Don’t believe it? 43% of all American families spend more than they earn each year. According to the Federal Reserve, and I’ll describe the fictional premise upon which they stand momentarily, the average American household is at least $75,000 in debt. Overall, consumer debt in America has increased by a whopping 1700% since 1971. Approximately two-thirds of all American students graduate from college with student loan debt. But what of this debt? Is it real anyway?

“The rich will strive to establish their dominion and enslave the rest. They always did. They always will… They will have the same effect here as elsewhere, if we do not, by (the power of) government, keep them in their proper spheres.”

- Governor Morris, co-author of the U.S. Constitution in 1787

The funny thing is that all this debt is completely contrived, manufactured, false. It is a way to keep you in check, and working for the plutocracy, instead of enjoying the sovereignty of your own life and health. You run on a treadmill, ever faster, to pay off this ‘debt’ but it will never disappear as long as the current regime is allowed to continue their deceitful devices. And they are cunning – all the markets are fixed.

Make no mistake, you won’t be hauled off to a FEMA camp because you are in debt, but they will steal your house through foreclosure, sometimes even if you’ve paid for it in full, make you homeless (more than 15 million people recently lost their homes this way) and then cart you off to jail as more and more laws creep onto the books which make being in poverty a crime, even though the entire system is built to perpetuate your poverty.

We have all become slaves to the system without even realizing it. Ask yourself the following questions:

1.  By participating in a system that arbitrarily determines wealth based on how many pieces of paper one has, the paper, which, in and of itself has no real value, you are either deemed ‘wealthy’ or ‘poor.’ How is this possible?

2.  Bankers (the Federal Reserve) can gamble with our paper money via ‘secret loans,’ can be saved from more than $7.7 trillion of debt with government money, and fines issued against the heads of these institutions can be waged against shareholders, which then is recovered from the American tax-base, which in and of itself is unconstitutional, yet the average American debt of ‘$75,000’ cannot be forgiven.

3.  You pay a central banking system ‘interest’ based on the pieces of paper they dole out to you or take from you at their own personal discretion. The rate of interest can be determined only by this ‘power’ and not by the people who borrow money.

4.  Your paper can lose value at the whim of this institution, yet you, yourself do not lose value – your goods, your services, your knowledge.

5.  You can be taxed on your earnings, but to fund what? And with what legality? The 13th Amendment protects all people in the United States from any form of involuntary servitude or slavery, unless it’s done as a punishment for a crime. However, the courts have repeatedly ruled that taxation does not qualify as involuntary servitude or slavery as banned by the 13th Amendment.

6.  You can be charged ‘fines’ for doing things that any normal human being would do, such as: walk on the grass in a park, carry your children on your shoulders, or take your hands momentarily off your steering wheel while driving. Not everyone can easily pay these fines.  This then causes a financial burden on an individual, which further drives them into debt and poverty. If the government criminalizes almost everything, then they create a criminal society, which can be controlled more easily. More than 40,000 new laws were just passed to restrict your freedoms even further than they have already been restricted.

7.  The wars alone waged in the past decade amount to more debt than any American citizen could ever individually amass over an entire lifetime. We’re talking trillions, upon trillions, and the tab for terror keeps rising. The cost of ‘national security’ is abhorrent, and don’t mistake that it is to protect you, the citizen. Our national security exists only to protect the interests of the corporate elite. Guess who pays for it, though – you do.

“Those in debt are slaves.”

- Andrew Jackson

Indeed it begins with those who you perceive to be on the lower rungs of the social ladder, but the entire system is manufactured to eventually turn our society into two groups. Forget the caste system of foreign lands, this is a much seedier plan to control the masses and it starts from the first job you ever take. It is grossly apparent in America, butt on a global scale as well.

First the ‘poor’ will be culled, with GMO foods, cheap grocery store boxes with unnamed ingredients, radiation-exposure, poor-health care, and more. A police state will be given a modicum of ‘power’ to help perpetuate a belief that you have any control outside of your assigned task as a ‘slave.’ You will be spied upon, manipulated, controlled. Look around you. It’s already happening.

All of your freedoms are being taken away at planned increments so that you can do but one thing – work and slave for the oligarchy. This oligarchy remains in power as long as there is a centralized bank to create ‘debt’ in the first place. There was a time, and you can read more about this at the Yale University Law Library, wherein our governments worked for us – they were our employees. This has been turned, utterly on its head. You are being milked of any wealth you have, so that it is all centralized.

“For those of you interested in abolishing the Fed, you need to read the veto message written by Andrew Jackson in 1832 eliminating the Fed's predecessor, the Second Bank of the United States. The US functioned without a central bank from the end of Jackson's presidency until 1913, with higher growth and also greater volatility.  If you understand that checks and balances are about conflict, then market volatility goes hand in hand with a free society.  The more we attempt to limit risk and pursue the progressive illusion of regulation, the less free we become as a society, with layers and layers of corruption embedded within the government that supposedly protects us.”

8.  This system doesn’t just affect those on welfare, the jobless, and the homeless. It also affects you. Don’t be fooled into thinking that you aren’t next in line. First the poor, then the middle-class. If this banking system is allowed to continue, there will be only two ‘classes’ or ‘castes’ – the elite and the slave. Nearly a third of Americans now either live in ‘rich or poor’ neighborhoods according to a Stanford University report.  Are you tired of being a slave for the polluting, greedy corporate paradigm, which is really just the ruling elite in theEmperor’s Clothes?

If you are fed up with the Fed, then do something about it. You are more than a debt slave. You are an intelligent, industrious human being, but your days of servitude are over. It is time to stand up to the system that creates endless poverty. Since the 1800s Americans have been debt slaves to the central bank, but no more.  

“Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson



The only asset left is real

The only asset left is real estate in a raffle system to enrich ourselves just like tiger woods and his daddy. I mean congress does this already by enriching themselves by loaning themselves money for their campaign at 25 % interest.
So why should we pay for a thirty year enslavement mortgage if you take the money from the beast them you slowly reduce the size and influence of said beast. This system would work for autos as well. Why not a system to sell small items for huge amounts of money pooling money to take each other out of poverty. I have a linear link saw for sale I want a million dollars for it. If we all
contributed 25 cents for the saw across the nation we could make millionaires out of each other fudge working fudge mortgages fudge car loans fudge student loans and help each other.

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