"There are two sorts of wealth-getting, as I have said; one is a part of household management, the other is retail trade: the former necessary and honorable, while that which consists in exchange is justly censured; for it is unnatural, and a mode by which men gain from one another. The most hated sort, and with the greatest reason, is usury, which makes a gain out of money itself, and not from the natural object of it. For money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural."
- Politics, Aristotle, 350 B.C.
"The Jew alone regards his race as superior to humanity, and looks forward not to its ultimate union with other races, but to its triumph over them all and to its final ascendancy under the leadership of a tribal Messiah."
- Goldwin Smith, The Jewish Question, October 1881
“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.”
- President Woodrow Wilson 1916
“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”
- David Rockefeller, Baden-Baden, Germany 1991
“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”
- Henry Ford
“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, letter to Col. House, November 21, l933
“One of the least understood strategies of the world revolution now moving rapidly toward its goal is the use of mind control as a major means of obtaining the consent of the people who will be subjects of the New World Order.”
- The National Educator, K.M. Heaton
"We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands. We will for ever destroy because we need a world of our own, a God-world, which it is not in your nature to build."
- Maurice Samuels, You Gentiles, 1924
“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.”
- David Rockefeller
“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”
- Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference, Evians, France, 1991
"Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." –Mark Twain
If you want to begin to understand and appreciate the work of Mike Stathis, from his market forecasts and securities analysis to his political and economic analysis, you will first need to learn how to think clearly. For many, this will be a cleansing process that could take quite a long time to complete depending on each individual.
The best way to begin to clear your mind is to first move forward with this series of steps:
1. GET RID OF YOUR TV SET (at least cancel your cable)
2. REFUSE TO USE YOUR PHONE TO TEXT
3. DO NOT USE A "SMART PHONE" (or at least do not use your phone to access the internet)
4. STAY AWAY FROM SOCIAL MEDIA
The cleansing process will take time but you can hasten the process by being proactive in exercising your mind.
You should also be aware of a very common behavior exhibited by humans who have been exposed to the various aspects of modern society. This behavior occurs when an individual overestimates his abilities and knowledge, while underestimating his weaknesses and lack of understanding. This behavior has been coined the "Dunning-Kruger Effect" after to sociologists who described it in a research publication. See here.
Many people today think they are virtual experts on every topic they regard with relevance. The reason for this illusory behavior is because these individuals typically allow themselves to become brainwashed by various media outlets. The more information these individuals obtain on these topics from the media, the more qualified they feel they are in these subjects, without realizing that the media is not a valid source with which to use for understanding something. The media always has bias and can never be relied on to represent the full truth.
A perfect example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen with many individuals who listen to talk radio shows. These shows are politically biased and consist of individuals who resemble used car salesmen more than intellectuals. These talking heads brainwash their audience with cherry-picked facts, misstatements and lies regarding relevant issues such as healthcare, immigration, Social Security, Medicaid, economics, science, and so forth. They also select guests for interview based on the agendas they wish to fulfill with their advertisers.
Once their audience has been indoctrinated by these propagandists, they feel qualified to discuss these topics on the same level as a real authority, without realizing that they obtained their understanding from individuals who are employed as professional liars and manipulators by the media. Another good example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen upon examination of political pundits, stock market and economic analysts on TV. They talk a good game because they are professional speakers. But once you examine their track record, it is clear that these individuals are largely wrong, but they have developed an inflated sense of expertise and knowledge on topics for which they continuously demonstrate their incompetence.
We highly recommend that you study this masterpiece in great detail so that you are better able to use logic and reason.Although we recommend you read and study The Allegory of the Cave, you can get a flavor for its meaning by watching the following video.
If you can learn how to think like a philosopher, specifically one of the great ancient Greek philosophers, it is highly unlikely that you will ever be fooled by con artists like those who make ridiculous and unfounded claims in order to pump gold and silver, the typical get-rich-quick or multi-level marketing (MLM) crowd.
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”
King James Bible - Matthew 7:15
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." –Mark Twain
All Viewpoints Are Not Created Equal Just because something is published in print, online or aired in the broadcast media does not make it accurate. In fact, more often than not the larger the audience, the more likely the content is either inaccurate or slanted. The next time you read something about economics or investments, you should ask two main questions in order to assess the credibility of the source. Is the source biased in any way? That is, do they have any agendas which would provide any type of benefit accounting for their views? Most individuals either sell ads on their site or are dealers of precious metals or securities. That means their views are biased and cannot be relied upon.
Is your source is credible?
Most people associate credibility with name-recognition. But more often than not, name-recognition serves as a predictor of bias if not lack of credibility because the more a name is recognized, the more the individual has been plastered in the media. And every intelligent person knows that individuals who have been provided with media exposure because they are either naive or clueless. The media positions these types of individuals as “credible experts” in order to please its financial sponsors; Wall Street.
Instead of name-recognition or media celebrity status, you must determine whether your source has relevant experience on Wall Street as opposed to being self-taught. But this is just a basic hurdle that in itself by no means ensures the source is competent or credible. More important, always examine the track record of your source in depth, looking for accuracy and specific forecasts rather than open-ended statements. You must also look for timing since a broken clock is always right once a day. Finally, make sure they do not cherry-pick their best calls. Always examine their entire track record.
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”
King James Bible - Matthew 7:15
The above questions require only slight modification for use in determining the credibility of sources that discuss other topics, such as politics, healthcare, etc.We have compiled the most extensive publication exposing hundreds of con men pertaining to the financial publishing and securities industry, although we also cover numerous con men in the media and other front groups since they are all associated in some way with each other.
There is perhaps no one else in the world capable of shedding the full light on these con men other than Mike Stathis. Mike has been studying the indistry for well over a decade. Alhough he has published numerous articles and videos addressing this dark side of the industry, the entire collection can be found in our ENCYCLOPEDIA of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes.
At AVA Investment Analytics, we don't try to pump gold, silver or equities like many others you see because we are not promoters or marketers. And we do not receive any compensation whatsoever (including from ads) from our content. We provide individual investors, financial advisers, analysts and fund managers with world-class research, education and unique insight.
If you listen to the media, most likely it is costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost money at minimum over the course of your lifetime. The deceit, lies and useless guidance from the financial media certainly is a large contributor of these losses to the sheep you pay attention.
But a good deal of lost wealth comes in the form of excessive consumerism which the media seeks to impose on its audience. You aren’t going to know that you’re being brainwashed or that you have lost $1 million or $2 million over your life time due to the media, but I can guarantee you that with rare exception this is the reality for those who are naïve enough to waste time on the media.
It gets worse. By listening to the media, you are likely to also suffer ill health effects through the lack of timely coverage of toxic prescription drugs or through the ridiculous medical shows, all of which are supportive of the medical-industrial complex.
And if you seek out the so-called "alternative media" you might make the mistake of relying on con men like Kevin Trudeau or Alex Jones. This could be a deadly decision. As bad as traditional media is, the so-called "alternative media" is even worse.
Why Does the Media Air Liars and Con Men?
The goal of the media is NOT to serve its audience because the audience does NOT pay the bills.
The goal of the media is to please its sponsors, or the companies that spend huge dollars buying ads, and in order for companies to justify these expenses, they need the media to represent their cause. The media does this by airing idiots and con men who mislead and confuse their audience.
By engaging in "journalistic fraud," the media steers its audience into the arms of its advertisers because the audience is now misled and confused, so in the case of the financial media, it seeks the assistance of Wall Street brokerage firms, mutual funds, insurance companies, precious metals dealers. This is why advertisers pay big money to be promoted in the financial media.
We see the same thing on a more obvious note in the so-called "alternative media," which is really a remanufactured version of the so-called "mainstream media." Do not be fooled. There is no such thing as the "alternative media."
In order to be considered "media" you must have content that has widespread channels of distribution. Thus, all "media" is widely distributed and the same powers that control the distribution of the so-called "mainstream media" also control the distribution of the so-called "alternative media."
The claim that there is an "alternative media" is merely a sales pitch designed to capture the audience that has since given up on the "mainstream media." The tactic is a very common one used by con men.
The same tactic is used by Washington to convince naive voters that there are meaningful differences between the nation's two political parties. In reality, both parties are essentially the same when it comes to issues that matter most (trade policy, healthcare and war). Anyone who tells you anything different simply isn't thinking straight.
On this site, we expose the lies and the liars in the media. We discuss and reveal the motives and track record of the media’s hand-selected charlatans with a focus on the financial media.
No one has generated a more accurate track record in the investment markets over the past several years than Mike Stathis. Yet, the financial media wants nothing to do with Stathis.
You aren't even going to hear him on the radio being interviewed.
You aren't going to see him mentioned on any websites either.
You won't read or hear of his remarkable track record unless you read about it on this website or read his books.
You should be wondering why this might be. Some of you already know the answer.
The media has banned Mike Stathis because the trick is to air clowns so that the audience will be steered into the hands of the media's financial sponsors - Wall Street and gold dealers.
And as for the radio shows and websites that either don't know about Stathis or don't care to hear what he has to say, the fact is that they are so stupid that they assume those who are plastered in the media are credible. And since they haven't seen or heard Stathis in the media, even if they come across him, they automatically assume he's a nobody in the investment world simply because he has no media exposure.
Well, if media exposure was a testament to knowledge, credibility and excellent track records, Peter Schiff's clients would be a lot happier when they looked at their account balance.
Others only care about pitching what’s deemed as the “hot” topic because this sells ads in terms of more site visits or reads. This is why you come across so many websites based on doom and conspiratorial horse shit run by con artists looking to cash in on ads.
We have donated countless hours and huge sums of money towards the pursuit of exposing the con men, lies and fraud. We continue this mission but we cannot continue it forever without your assistance.
We have been banned by virtually every media platform in the U.S and every website (mainly because we expose the truth about gold and silver).
We have been banned from use of email marketing providers.
The fact is that the Jewish Mafia has declared war on us because we have exposed the realities of the U.S. government, Wall Street and corporate America.
Note that we only began discussing the role of Jews in criminality by 2009, three years AFTER we had been black-listed by the media, so no one can say that our criticism of the Jewish Mafia has led to being black-listed, not that it would even be acceptable.
You can talk about the Italian Mafia, and Jewish Hollywood can make 100s of movies about it...
BUT YOU CANNOT TALK ABOUT THE JEWISH MAFIA.
We rely on you to help spread the word about us. Just remember this. We don’t have to do what we are doing.
We could do as everyone else and focus on making money. We are doing sacrificing everything because in this day and age, unfortunately, the truth is revolutionary. It is also critical in order to prevent the complete enslavement of world citizenry.
On Exposure: No one who has significant exposure can be trusted because those who are responsible for permitting such exposure have allowed it for a very good reason, and that reason does not serve your best interests.
On Spotting Frauds: Whenever you wish to know whether someone can be trusted, always remember this golden rule..."a man is judged by the company he keeps."
This is a very important rule to remember because con men almost always belong to the same network.
You will see the same con artists referencing each other, on blog rolls and so forth.
First, I want to point out that this article should by no means encourage support for the Republican Party. If you are not already aware, both parties deliver essentially the same results when it comes to issues that matter most to the people, such as the case with free trade and healthcare, while fooling you to think they represent opposing positions. They are able to carry out this deceit with the help of the media monopoly, which uses censorship, lies, misinformation, scare tactics, brainwashing and other methods to deceive the public.
Most Americans have been fooled into thinking one party has the solutions to the nation’s problems, when the facts paint a much different picture. You need to understand that both parties are the same. As history shows, you get the same result regardless who resides over the White House and Congress.
As a distraction to mask this conjoined political system, each party takes a different stance on less important issues, such as gun ownership, abortion and so forth. These issues often strike an emotional response from voters, but they do not affect corporations so much.
In contrast, each party always agrees (although they further mask their alliance with big industry by voicing minor opposition) when it comes to economic issues most critical to the people; free trade and healthcare, because these issues are also most critical to corporations. For issues that matter the most, industry lobbyists shuttle billions of dollars in bribes to get the laws passed that favor their industry, most often at the expense of the American people.
And at the end of the day, as each member of congress celebrates their showboating activities on C-SPAN, they all meet for dinner and drinks with industry lobbyists, boasting how they fooled the public.
Should I list some examples to illustrate this?
As you will recall, in the early 1990s President Clinton (D) passed NAFTA. This critical piece of legislature opened the doors to free trade; but not just in North America. NAFTA was the beginning of the globalization trend that has since destroyed dozens of American industries, while exporting millions of jobs overseas.
A decade later, President Bush (R) continued the destruction of American jobs by extending free trade via CAFTA. He also passed the American Jobs Creation Act, which contrary to its name, only created jobs overseas at the expense of American jobs.
Similar to those before him, President Obama (D) has taken over where Bush left off, by sidelining previous promises to restructure free trade. Obama’s puppet master, George Soros made certain to continue globalization by instructing Obama to appoint Larry Summers, “Mr. pro-free trade,” as his chief economic adviser. In case you were not aware, it is actually Summers who is making many of the decisions from the White House. Obama is merely a puppet, as was Bush, Clinton, and many others in the past.
What about healthcare? As you will recall, President Clinton (D) attempted to get healthcare reform passed in the mid-90s. But his proposed reform did not represent what was most needed; cost containment and a focus on prevention. Thus, it really did not represent any detriment to the healthcare industry. Other than a couple of wrist slaps, Clinton’s healthcare reform merely served as a smoke screen to appease voters. Yet, the relentless greed characterized by this powerful industry flooded the airwaves with scare tactics, unwilling to budge an inch if at all possible.
A few years later, President Bush (R) sought to offer a solution to the mounting crisis in healthcare costs through what stands today as the worst piece of legislature ever passed, as well as America’s biggest entitlement plan ever – Medicare Part D. Rather than a benefit to seniors, Medicare D serves as a taxpayer subsidy for drug giants. Furthermore, it was passed by illegal and deceptive means. In fact, many congressmen and lobbyists should be in prison for the tactics used to get this disastrous bill passed. Instead, many who should be in prison are now being paid huge sums of money as drug lobbyists.
Now President Obama (D) is trying to get healthcare reform passed as a way to win votes, while distracting from financial reform. After all, Goldman Sachs was the biggest (official) donor to his campaign. As you will recall, part of Obama’s campaign promises for healthcare reform were to provide universal healthcare, with no mandatory requirements to purchase health insurance.
Finally, he promised to remove Bush’s tax cuts for the wealthy as a way to pay for this plan. He has not proposed any of these things as a part of healthcare reform. In fact, Obama has allowed the healthcare lobbyists to steamroll him. As a result, he has largely sat back while lobbyists have written all proposed bills.
But when the cameras are rolling, similar to his tough-talk, no-action stance on the financial industry, Obama is all hot air when it comes to real healthcare reform. His first mistake was permitting bought-off politicians to transform healthcare reform into health insurance reform. The healthcare system has many more problems in addition to the health insurance segment.
Worst of all, even the health insurance segment is unlikely to be reformed. It is quite clear that Obama understands his role as puppet to the elitists.
It’s actually quite funny that most Americans really think he’s making decisions. Perhaps they haven’t bothered to question how he can be on Jay Leno one day, in China the next, and Copenhagen two days later, all while delivering his teleprompter speeches, reading letters from Americans and responding. If you're waiting for change, I wouldn't advise holding your breath.
Obama is able to get away with this dog-and-pony act because of the Hollywood production that has created the Obama persona. But he cannot escape one fate that seems to be invariable in America’s figureheads.
Similar to those selected to serve as the face guy for American leadership, it would appear there is much more to Obama than meets the eye. Obama is unlike other Hollywood characters, plagued with scandal while truly lacking substance.
Surely, the Washington criminals must be laughing at the ignorance of those they have sworn to serve; those who never seem to learn from the past; those with short memories; those who rely on the nation’s propaganda machine instead of taking the time to research things for themselves.
It’s truly a disgusting situation to behold. These Washington criminals, many guilty of treason, are becoming wealthier as the living standards of most Americans vaporize.
And Americans sit back, doing nothing, as the nation’s future fades.
Let me be clear to those of you who did not read my 2006 book, America’s Financial Apocalypse. The issues that matter the most to Americans are free trade and healthcare. These two issues will directly determine your livelihood. All other issues are distractions.
Both parties agree when it comes to the continuation of trade policies. Washington’s unfair trade policies remain destructive to working-class Americans, while highly beneficial to corporations and their elite owners.
As a result of inequitable rules of trade, U.S. corporations are forced to send jobs overseas in order to remain competitive. As a result of this trend, much of the wealth and income of working-class Americans have been directly transferred not only into the hands of the wealthy elite, but also into the hands of the working-class citizens of Asia and Latin America. That is precisely why these nations have benefited from eye-popping economic growth and surging living standards for a number of years.
We cannot forget that America has the only employer-based healthcare system in the world. This healthcare-employment link currently provides health insurance for 160 million Americans.
So as more jobs are sent overseas, more Americans lose their health insurance, forcing them to seek the much more costly insurance offered by the private market. But if they have a preexisting medical condition, they may not be able to get health insurance at any cost.
What is most ironic is that healthcare costs are the fastest growing expense for U.S. corporations, so you can imagine how America’s out of control healthcare costs are putting even more pressure on corporations to send jobs overseas, shift more out-of-pocket medical costs to workers or hire contractors.
When it comes to healthcare, democrats have brainwashed Americans to think they are preparing a meaningful reform that will benefit the people. But the bill expected to be passed by the Senate – the one that will most likely represent healthcare “reform” - actually strengthens the industry’s control over healthcare delivery, while ensuring even bigger industry profits.
Despite the propaganda from the White House, I will guarantee you the Senate bill has loopholes for insurers to effectively deny coverage to consumers with preexisting medical conditions by making it unaffordable to most.
The only bill offering any hope of restoring a competitive environment to the health insurance industry – that created by the House – has little chance of passing because healthcare lobbyists were not as involved in its design. Even this bill does nothing to address the primary issues responsible for America’s healthcare crisis.
Throughout the healthcare debate, republicans have exposed the many weaknesses of Obama’s healthcare reform only as a manner by which to score political points. This represents the typical tactic of blasting your opposition’s ideas through scare tactics, as a way to draw support for your party. But when it comes to the issues that matter most to Americans, the results will always be the same regardless of the party in control. So if you think the republicans have a better solution, you have been fooled by the masters in control of the game of life.
Despite the feuds reported by the media, each political party doesn’t really battle each other as you have been led to believe. Their bickering is largely showmanship for the cameras. It resembles the type of squabbling between two mafia families. They only battle for bragging rights. In the end, both parties serve the same crime boss – the elitists and corporate giants. That is precisely why the results are the same for the issues that matter most to Americans.
Republicans have seized upon the momentum of Americans who are fed-up with Washington by conspicuously spearheading tea parties across the nation. Little do the participants realize, most of these events are designed to recruit republican voters.
Other times, these events serve as a sounding board where frustrated American’s can diffuse their anger, rather than allowing it to build up; for if their anger did accumulate, Americans might actually do something that leads to real results. And Washington would definitely not like that. At best, tea parties represent controlled opposition, which accomplishes nothing other than to keep you compliant.
Other media figures have spoken out criticizing the atrocities committed by Washington and Wall Street, as a way to make you think they are on your side. But that is not at all the case. These clowns are just as guilty as Wall Street criminals and their Washington buddies. And they are making a killing endorsing gold while leading you to believe they are on your side.
You need to ask these clowns what they were doing a couple of years ago to warn you of this depression.
They did nothing.
They focused their discussions on Britney Spears and Paris Hilton, while censoring people like me who tried to warn the public of this apocalypse, knowing their corporate sponsors would not be happy if you were warned by an expert with no agendas because it would be much more difficult for corporate interests and Wall Street banks to take your money.
And by the time the apocalypse was evident, the media interviewed extremists with poor track records, whose only intention was selling you doom so you would buy gold from them or their sponsors.
This enabled clowns like Glenn Beck to land huge endorsement deals from gold dealers. Only fools support the people that were in some way responsible for their losses. If you listen or watch Beck, Cramer, Kudlow, Cavuto, etc., etc., etc. and the other media scumbags, you deserve the losses you have endured. The same applies to the print media. You are responsible for fueling the fire.
When you have a person who receives any type of compensation for endorsing an investment, they should fall under SEC regulatory guidelines. Accordingly, Beck, Levine and many other media airheads who are getting rich pumping up the gold bubble should be required to register as investment advisers because they are effectively providing financial advice for compensation.
I have proposed the same for all media outlets such as CNBC and so forth, and SEC attorneys have agreed with me. If you agree, contact the SEC and tell them. If enough people call in, the SEC will be pressured to ask Washington to pass this much-needed law.
Have a look at just a few of the weasels who have leveraged their media celebrity to endorse gold. Goldline is paying these bozos big bucks for their endorsement, which also includes ads on their shows and interviews with the president of the company. These are paid interviews and I view that as fraud.
When considering a purchase of gold coins or other physical gold items, you should ask yourself the following question…if gold is going to keep rising as gold dealers claim, why are they so desperate to sell it to you? Couldn’t they make more money hoarding it themselves and selling it later?
In the end, the extremists interviewed by these agenda-filled hosts steered many investors into a more devastating predicament than the suckers who listened to the perma-bulls.
Still, others have more novel tactics, like staging theatrical face-offs with CNBC bozos as a way to boost ratings. That’s right. Jon Stewart is also your enemy. If you think otherwise, you have been fooled. In fact, he might even be worse than Jim Cramer because he’s huge phony.
Sadly, most Americans just can’t seem to see the light.
They fail to realize the current scam played out in the same manner as the dotcom bust a few years ago.
The various TV and radio personalities who criticize the government all work for the same elitists who control the media. They are also partners with Wall Street because Wall Street spends a fortune buying advertisements. As a result, the message delivered by the media will always favor Wall Street and always screw you. Never forget that.
They are all players in the game designed to screw you. Each has different methods and means.
But each has the same goal in mind; fooling you while laughing all the way to the bank.
So what will Americans do next year in response?
Vote in a republican congress, thinking they will get better results?
Wake up and stop being a fool.
As with all fascist dictatorships, Americans really don’t have a choice in government. There is no democratic process in America. Your vote is useless.
If the media fails to sway your vote through selective coverage of candidates and other tactics, electronic balloting will yield the results those who run America desire.
Your only option does not rest with voting for the other party, as they will lead to the same results; declining living standards for working-class Americans.
The only meaningful option is to take back the nation from the criminals that seized it.
But that is unlikely to happen because Americans have become controlled by the media. As long as they have their TV sets, Americans will remain distracted from the sad reality of their lives by cheesy TV shows. They will continue to be brainwashed by scripted news stories, which often originate from the White House’s PR office.
As long Americans have their credit cards, they will be fooled into thinking they are well off, when the facts paint a much different picture.
If you believe democrats are different than republicans, you will always have someone to blame when your life continues to suck. This illusion of a democratic process and two-party system serves to prevent anarchy.
That is the way the game is played. And by the looks of things, the American people have been losing this game for a number of years.
You need to ignore anyone who tells you that republicans offer real solutions, just as you should do the same for those who point to the democrats as the solution. As the facts show, America has a fascist dictatorship, disguised as a democracy. And the media is a principal player in this game of deceit and exploitation.
Any way you look at it, neither party will pass meaningful healthcare reform because healthcare lobbyists control the industry. And they are the ones who are writing the various healthcare bills, while stuffing millions of dollars into the back pockets of congressmen.
Neither the democrats nor the republicans will provide a real solution to America’s healthcare crisis because they represent the healthcare industry rather than the people, thanks to billions of dollars shuttled to them via some 2100 healthcare lobbyists; nearly four per congressman.
For most consumers, much of their knowledge of America’s healthcare system has come from repeated myths spread by radio and television talking heads representing political and financial interests.
Some of the most common myths about healthcare have been “America has the best healthcare system in the world.”
“All Americans can afford health insurance but many chose not to purchase it.”
As you will see, these statements are untrue. These and other myths have been fueled by forces, both political and corporate, that stand to benefit from the continuation of current healthcare policy.
We see similar tactics by the same media hams who appear to be just as clueless about healthcare as they are about the economy and investments.
In reality, most of these so-called “experts” are really professional marketers, disguised as economic and investment experts. Upon careful examination of their track record, you will almost invariably determine the same conclusion; they are unreliable and should be ignored at all cost.
Other so-called “experts” toss in their own brand of propaganda as a way to fuel their political aspirations, asserting that America’s free market system is the best way to remedy the healthcare crisis. And the sheep fall for this rubbish without bothering to examine the facts because they have been brainwashed by America’s propaganda machine.
The fact is that America no longer has a true free market economy. It has not had a real free market economy for a number of years. This is especially evident in the healthcare industry. I will discuss this in detail in the future, so bear with me.
Today, I will clear up the first myth - “America has the best healthcare system in the world” - so you can see that you have been once again fooled by corporate interests.
Let’s begin with yesterday’s news conference.
While applauding the recent success of what promises to be a very lucrative healthcare bill for the insurance industry and a disaster for Americans, AMA's president-elect, Dr. Cecil B. Wilson, uttered a bold-faced lie…
"America has the best health care in the world -- if you can get it."
As you will see shortly, by no means does America have the world’s best healthcare system.
In fact, it has one of the worst healthcare systems in the developed world, and the worst in the world per dollar spent.
But how can this be so?
As you will see, when you allow a public service like healthcare to operate with essentially no regulation and no real penalties for fraud, all in the face of healthcare lobbyists who shuttle billions of dollars to politicians to ensure there are no price controls, while increasing taxpayer subsidies, you will have an industry that extorts money from its victims. You will have a healthcare system that emphasizes profits over quality care. This describes America’s healthcare system; the world’s most expensive, least accessible and most inefficient healthcare system; a healthcare system with some of the lowest indicators of healthcare quality in the developed world.
Next, Wilson made a very true statement…
"For far too many people access to care is out of reach because they lack insurance. This is not acceptable to physicians."
Indeed Dr. Wilson, lack of insurance is unacceptable to physicians; but let’s be honest here. You only make such a conclusion because lack of insurance means fewer revenues for physicians.
If the lack of medical insurance was deemed unacceptable to U.S., physicians, why is it unheard of for physicians to provide free or discounted care to those who cannot afford it?
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