Posts Tagged ‘Meltdown’

The Big Takeover, by Matt Taibbi

March 26, 2009

by Matt Taibbi

The global economic crisis isn’t about money – it’s about power. How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout to stage a revolution.

It’s over — we’re officially, royally fucked. No empire can survive being rendered a permanent laughingstock, which is what happened as of a few weeks ago, when the buffoons who have been running things in this country finally went one step too far. It happened when Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was forced to admit that he was once again going to have to stuff billions of taxpayer dollars into a dying insurance giant called AIG, itself a profound symbol of our national decline — a corporation that got rich insuring the concrete and steel of American industry in the country’s heyday, only to destroy itself chasing phantom fortunes at the Wall Street card tables, like a dissolute nobleman gambling away the family estate in the waning days of the British Empire.

Gerald Celente – The Greatest Depression 02-11-09

February 14, 2009

Trends Researcher Gerald Celente on Russia Today discussing the coming economic collapse and the probability of a revolution in the form of a tax revolt.