Select examples of G. Edward Griffin’s descriptively titled news headlines from the Reality Zone Unfiltered News
UK: Government backs Lloyds Savings Bank to buy British Bank HBOS for $22.2 billion. Taxpayers will cover the losses through inflation. Bloomberg 2008 Sept 19 (Cached)
Iran conducts large-scale military exercise in preparation for attack by U.S. Live Leak 2008 Sept 18 (Cached)
US: We the People Foundation files lawsuit to stop federal government from using taxpayers’ money to bail out AIG, a private insurance company.
WTP 2008 Sept 18 (Cached)
US: Government loans $85 billion to AIG Insurance Co. to keep it in business, receives claim to 80% of the company’s stock. The money was created out of nothing by the Federal Reserve and will trigger additional inflation. Yahoo 2008 Sept 17 (Cached)
Russia: Government halts stock trading after market falls 25% in three days and gives $44 billion to banks to keep them in business. Taxpayers will bear the final cost through inflation. Bloomberg 2008 Sept 17 (Cached)
US: Congress passes $612 billion defense spending bill – money it does not have but will get from Americans through inflation. Yahoo 2008 Sept 17 (Cached)
US: Bloomberg warns that “next-wave crisis” may be that foreigners stop buying American debt. If they stop, then Federal Reserve will have to do it with money created out of nothing, which will accelerate inflation even more. Yahoo 2008 Sept 17 (Cached)
US: Investors in droves are pulling their money out of funds and banks to buy government securities even at near-zero interest rates – also buying gold and silver. The melt-down is here. Money News 2008 Sept 17 (Cached)
Former Mexico President, Vicente Fox, tells American workers who have lost jobs to other countries to “Get over it” and retrain for a global economy. He also advocates the North American Union – you know, the thing that network news says doesn’t exist.
YouTube 2008 Sept 16 (Cached)
US: Large Money Market fund stops redeeming its shares when price falls below $1.
USA Today 2008 Sept 16 (Cached)
UK: Government testing new device using satellites to limit automobile speeds. Big Brother will be watching from space. Telegraph 2008 Sept 15 (Cached)
US: Newspapers in key-election states distribute 28 million DVDs depicting extremist Muslim leaders advocating world conquest. Purpose is to frighten Americans into continuing support for aggressive war in Middle East. Very powerful propaganda.
Raw Story 2008 Sept 13