America in Financial and Political Ruin

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Today from The National Post: Is this the end of America? I would say it could end in a matter of months. More and more of my friends and neighbors are stockpiling food and ammo. Some have cleaned out entirely and headed for unnamed retreats to protect their families. All we need now is the final fuse to be lit…

Meanwhile, our leaders are fomenting violence against executives and employees of AIG: We Want Names, Too, Chairman Frank. These were paid under binding, legal, Constitutional contracts and now they will be taxed at a 90% tax rate – the bonuses that is… Politicians are calling for executives to commit suicide, others are saying they should be murdered. Tours of AIG employee’s homes are occurring so they can be attacked and people are quitting AIG out of fear. Remaining workers of AIG unit endure abuse, may quit: The Buffalo News World and Nation. This is a freak show to borrow from Rush Limbaugh and Ed Morrisey at Hot Air. That describes it perfectly – it is a distraction from the 1.2 Trillion passed in the dark of night and printed as money to pump into our system. Deficit Expected to Soar to $2 Trillion This Year: Moneynews.com. From my list yesterday:

And, Glenn Beck was on a roll today pointing out that the whole AIG thing is
a diversion for the 1.2 T the government printed yesterday effectively borrowing from themselves to pay themselves. He compared it to the LAST antibiotic option before you die of a resistant staff infection. Good
analogy:

http://www.iht.com/articles/2009/03/18/business/fed.php

Our government thinks we are idiots and they are playing us. Hiding this is like hiding an elephant in your living room. It won’t work. The Power to Tax Is the Power to Destroy – from Whiskey and Gunpowder.

UPDATE: Bonus claw back attempts anger bankers

Key excerpt:

The banker added: “This is like Russia 15 years ago. It’s like a McCarthy witch-hunt . . . This is the most profoundly anti-American thing I’ve ever seen.”

Courts Unlikely to Strike Down AIG Tax Law, Legal Experts Say

From NoisyRoom.net:

Section 9 – Limits on Congress

The Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year one thousand eight hundred and eight, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each Person.

The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.

No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed.

(No capitation, or other direct, Tax shall be laid, unless in Proportion to the Census or Enumeration herein before directed to be taken.) (Section in parentheses clarified by the 16th Amendment.)

No Tax or Duty shall be laid on Articles exported from any State.

No Preference shall be given by any Regulation of Commerce or Revenue to the Ports of one State over those of another: nor shall Vessels bound to, or from, one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay Duties in another.

No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.

No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince or foreign State.

Fox News: U.S. Budget Deficit Forecast to Hit $1.8 Trillion This Year

UPDATE: Busload of Crazies to Tour Homes of AIG Executives This Weekend

UPDATE: They Came for the AIG Bonuses, but I was not an AIG Employee…

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