Supreme Court Hands Trump The Power To Fire Thousands Of Judges (Wonderful News Alert)

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Re: Supreme Court Hands Trump The Power To Fire Thousands Of Judges (Wonderful News Alert)

Post by David Redszus » Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:25 pm

Ratu wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:21 pm
Hi David

For a sound introduction to the lesser known aspects of WW1 (such as economic and also how it was financed) a good source is historian Hunt Toohey.

One ought to always ask about who benefits when looking at historical matters of sweeping import, especially wars. In the case of WW1 a key occurance during the war itself was when the Germans announced that should they emerge vistorious on the battlefield all debts owed by the French and Gt Britain to US financiers on Wall St would be repudiated. This was a rash statetment for them to have made given the massive investment in war made by Wall St. Probably the German govt thought a statement such as that would scare blood money investors off. Instead it was key in bringing the US into the war, although it is not generally discussed in any way whatsoever.

Further aspects not often discussed are the financing of the Bolsheviks and their "revolution"- one interesting detail being the ship loads of commissars who were transported in from New York- brutal and ruthless all!

To get a good view of who it was agitating for war and how carefully and skillfully the system of European diplomacy was wrecked it is important not to understimate the importance of one Cecil Rhodes and consder the long terms strategies to which he was party long before the war even started. Don't forget the secretive organisations and activities he supported in the UK and the US. He wasn't THE founder, but he was a major enabler. Look to his writings. Carry on from there and you'll soon come to the world of high finance, banking and even the Rothschilds, lenders to kings! There is a great deal of fascinating history pertaining to how powerful parties in Gt Britain and the US sought war on the continent for political and, especially, financial gain.

WW2 is really WW1 part 2.

Final comment, classical liberalism delivered an increased freedom of action for individual people. This resulted in the emergence of the severest commerical and intellectual competition for established elite groups. That had to be supressed and controlled or else dynastic fortunes and power would soon be diluted. It had to be supressed save a hierarchy of merit and capability emerge. As it happens, it was. The cost was untold tens of millions of deaths making the world safe for socialism of various flavours, but more importantly safe for a specific type of economic arrangement.

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It has often been said, "only rich countries can make war," ...unless they can find a way to borrow the funds.
Following the money is of course critical to an understanding of the motivations behind events, but so is an understanding of the pursuit of power and ego.

I would recommend Buchanan's book, "The Unnecessary War", as an excellent treatise on the events leading to WWI and its continuation into WWII and its continuation into the Cold War.

World history is always cyclical; even if our own life cycles are too short to grasp real outcome of events.

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Re: Supreme Court Hands Trump The Power To Fire Thousands Of Judges (Wonderful News Alert)

Post by gmrocket » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:08 pm

j-c-c wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:55 pm
David Redszus wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:45 pm
Do I really need to remind all of you about what happened about 85 years ago which led up to WWII?
The cause of WWII was WWI and the pseudo peace agreements.
Those who don't study history are bound to repeat it. Those who do, are bound to watch helplessly while everyone else repeats it.
Those who do not study history are bound to repeat it.
Those who do study history are also bound to repeat it.

Human nature never seems to learn.
You mean I read all those books, conversed with professors, watched countless era movies, listened to countless talking heads of every political position, traveled Europe, and the cause of WW2 is answered by you in one simple sentence?
You could have said Adam and Eve caused WW2 with the same validity.

Amazing!!!! :roll:
Well now we know why your so messed up....that "conversing" with professors is known too make people say and do stupid things.

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Re: Supreme Court Hands Trump The Power To Fire Thousands Of Judges (Wonderful News Alert)

Post by Ratu » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:11 am

Hi David

Yes. That quote is an oldie and a goodie. Notice that it was the creation of central banking that made the world safe for fractional reserve banking and fiat money. Without that invention it was not possible for any govenment to initiate and continue a war as vastly expensive and destructive as WW1, WW2 etc. They couldn't have got enough wealth out of the people on a sufficient scale...

I have Buchannan's book in my collection. It is a good one to refer back to from time to time. Thank you for reminding me of it. I'll fetch it down and have another look through tonight.

Here is another you might like; Herbert Hoover's Freedom Betrayed.

Perhaps it is best to see history not so much as cyclical (although sometimes it certainly is) but as demonstrating that the nature of people has not altered much, that not much is or has been learned by most people and that their continuing to believe in the same types of BS national mythologies leads to the same sorts of horrible outcomes for them.

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Re: Supreme Court Hands Trump The Power To Fire Thousands Of Judges (Wonderful News Alert)

Post by David Redszus » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:38 am

Perhaps it is best to see history not so much as cyclical (although sometimes it certainly is) but as demonstrating that the nature of people has not altered much, that not much is or has been learned by most people and that their continuing to believe in the same types of BS national mythologies leads to the same sorts of horrible outcomes for them.
I think most people learn a lot, acquiring memes to pass on to their offspring. For many, that becomes a full time job, centered about their immediate needs and family requirements. There is little time to observe the larger picture, its relevance and direction.

For that matter, very few people could clearly state the nature of their own culture and how it formed and affects their lives.

Depression era and war zone survivors have far different views of life than do boomers, Gen X, and millenials.
Said another way, many people are entirely consumed by daily requirements and don't give a shiit about the rest.

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Re: Supreme Court Hands Trump The Power To Fire Thousands Of Judges (Wonderful News Alert)

Post by mk e » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:05 pm

engineczar wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:16 am
These are not federal judges. These are judges appointed at government agencies. Big difference.
Which means it doesn't really matter one way or the other from a legal perspective as the final appeal is still to a real federal judge in a real federal court.

The purpose of the administrative "judges" is to speed things up. They are part on the executive branch and hired or fired just like any other federal employee.
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