Brussels Nomenklatura Responds To Brexit – – Unveiling Plan For Giant Superstate

The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an ‘ultimatum’.
Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right to have their own army, criminal law, taxation system or central bank, with all those powers being transferred to Brussels.
Controversially member states would also lose what few controls they have left over their own borders, including the procedure for admitting and relocating refugees.
The plot has sparked fury and panic in Poland – a traditional ally of Britain in the fight against federalism – after being leaked to Polish news channel TVP Info.
The public broadcaster reports that the bombshell proposal will be presented to a meeting of the Visegrad group of countries – made up of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia – by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier later today.
Excerpts of the nine-page report were published today as the leaders of Germany, France and Italy met in Berlin for Brexit crisis talks.

This post was published at David Stockmans Contra Corner on June 28, 2016.

Where Have We Seen This Before: Hungary Central Bank Will Prop Up Economy By Boosting Stock Market

While most western central bankers are slowly, if grudgingly, admitting that everything they have done since the start of the “most hated rally in history” has been to create precisely this rally (also explaining why it remains so deeply “hated” as none of it is in any remote way natural) at least in Hungary they are dead honest from the onset, that when it comes to propping up the economy it all starts (and ends) with the stock market.
According to Reuters, the Budapest stock exchange, now majority-owned by the central bank – just a few conflict of interest there – approved a new strategy on Wednesday to boost new listings and attract new investors, helping the government’s efforts to buoy the economy.
The National Bank of Hungary, run by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s close ally Gyorgy Matolcsy, bought a majority stake in the stock exchange in November, in a move seen as another state attempt to help prop up the economy. Actually, what the move does is provide the implicit guarantee of the central bank to risk assets, something that has been explicitly or implicitly the norm across most other countries for the past 7 years.
The symbiosis between the central bank and the government – as is the norm around the globe – is not new: Matolcsy has helped Orban’s economic policies with interest rate cuts and a massive funding for lending programme in the past three years.

This post was published at Zero Hedge on 03/09/2016.

The Real Aggression In Ukraine – – The Kiev Dictatorship’s Assault On Its Own People And The Press

The media narrative about Ukraine – that the ‘Maiden revolution’ was a democratic European-values oriented revolt against a tyrannical Russian-controlled puppet – has always been a fairytale, largely perpetrated by the Western media in complicity with the US State Department and the European Union. Yet now that same media is being forced to reexamine their bias in the wake of the Ukrainian government’s banning of 34 journalists and seven bloggers from entering the country. The list of the banned includes journalists from Britain, Switzerland, Israel, Slovakia, Germany, Spain, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Estonia, Bulgaria, Germany, Latvia, Moldova, Macedonia, and Serbia.
Unlike most of the rest of the English-speaking news media, the Committee to Protect Journalists is reporting that the list of banned journalists represents but a portion of a larger blacklist consisting of 388 individuals and over 100 organizations forbidden from entering the country on the grounds of ‘national security’ and an alleged threat to Ukraine’s ‘territorial integrity.’ Here is the complete list (in Ukrainian). The Guardian is reportingthat the list also includes businesspeople and journalists from the United States.
After an uproar – not over the existence of such a list, but over the fact that three BBC reporters were included, along with two Spaniards who have been captured by the Islamic State in Syria, and a German writer – the six Western journalists everyone was making such a fuss about were removedfrom the list. The rest remain.

This post was published at David Stockmans Contra Corner by Justin Raimondo – September 21, 2015.

Americans ‘Too Fearful to Face’ Facts That the Republic is Dead, the Country is Gone

Editor’s Comment: No matter what happens in the news, most Americans just can’t face it. At ballgames, schools, churches, meetings, jobs and stores, Americans tend to salute the flag, accept b.s. rationales for evil deeds and stupid policies, and shun inconvenient truths that would otherwise inform a thinking person that the game is rigged, that the Republic is dead, and that the country is gone.
Agree or not, the issues raised below are crucial to the arrangement of government, and the power of the people in that government. By all accounts, corruption has become legalized, government has assumed all meaningful power – except that which is reserved to the corporations and banks – and rule of law has been replaced by rule of an elite who make their own rules. Academic studies, Congressman and Federal Reserve chairs now acknowledge that the United States has become an oligarchy… and oligarchies consist mainly of a few noblemen, and a mass population of obedient and powerless serfs. Better face up, because nothing is going to change for the better by ignoring it.
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10 Disturbing Facts Most Americans Are Too Fearful To Face
By Bernie Suarez
Sometimes you have to put out information in hopes that those who haven’t heard this will at least absorb a fraction of it. If you haven’t heard this and you absorb just one of these random points, I believe that may be enough to cause a major paradigm shift in your life or in the life of someone you know. Here are 10 random, mostly recent but some archival information that is factual and verifiable for anyone willing to look it up.
1. Genetically Modified Foods are illegal in many countries for health and medical reasons all the while the U. S. passes laws making GMO labeling illegal.
You may be thinking, say what? That’s right. U. S. citizens are being propagandized daily and are being practically forced to blindly consume GMOs while countries like Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Madeira, New Zealand, Peru, Australia, Russia, France and Switzerland all have booted Monsanto and their GMO crops from their countries. That’s like being booted out of a town for being a rapist and child molester only to have that same person settle into the next town over and become a grade school teacher or pastor. Now imagine the citizens of that other town having a law forced on them that says rapists and child molesters must be allowed to teach little kids and run churches. That’s what we’re talking about here.
While humanity in other countries wakes up fully to the dangers of GMO foods, Monsanto and other GMO food producers are having a feast in the U. S. buying out politicians, distorting news, research and evidence that proves GMO foods are directly linked to cancer. Like a scene from a bad movie, only it’s not a movie. Actually it’s YOUR life if you are in the United States dealing with this nightmare.
As bizarre as it seems, only in the U. S. do criminal corporations like Monsanto enjoy the benefits of the support of the political and legal system. A bird’s eye view of the situation clearly shows how corrupt and evil the control system in the United States really is. Sadly, most Americans have no idea that they are being lied to every day and lured into eating dangerous cancer-causing and health-destroying food just so that someone can profit from your disease later on.
2. As a result of ‘Act of 1871′ by the 41st Congress, the United States ‘Corporation’ was created to trample the original Republic.

This post was published at shtfplan on August 14th, 2015.

Memo To Keynesian Money Printers: The Problem Is Faltering Supply Side Enterprise, Not Insufficient ‘Aggregate Demand’

The U. S. now ranks not first, not second, not third, but 12th among developed nations in terms of business startup activity. Countries such as Hungary, Denmark, Finland, New Zealand, Sweden, Israel and Italy all have higher startup rates than America does.
We are behind in starting new firms per capita, and this is our single most serious economic problem. Yet it seems like a secret. You never see it mentioned in the media, nor hear from a politician that, for the first time in 35 years, American business deaths now outnumber business births.
The U. S. Census Bureau reports that the total number of new business startups and business closures per year – the birth and death rates of American companies – have crossed for the first time since the measurement began. I am referring to employer businesses, those with one or more employees, the real engines of economic growth. Four hundred thousand new businesses are being born annually nationwide, while 470,000 per year are dying.
You may not have seen this graph before.

This post was published at David Stockmans Contra Corner on January 15, 2015.