Tag: Politics

A Roadmap for Millennials

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“Stand up! Be counted!” These are the rallying calls of the motivated and civic-minded young kids – often referred to as millennials – of our country. Their first target? None other than the National Rifle Association (“NRA”,) one of the biggest Goliaths out there. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m impressed. For too long, recent generations have stayed silent while the wealthiest of this nation have ramped up their grotesque money and power grab.

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Nixon’s Devastating Legacy

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In 1971, President Nixon permanently dislodged the USD from the gold standard, ending nearly forty years of global monetary policy in which the USD was equal to a fixed price for gold. In its place, Nixon decided to introduce a floating currency exchange system called Fiat which remains in place today.

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The Constitution and the Problem with Representational Government

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There is a lot of hypocrisy in American political history. The Civil War had as much to do with business interests as a desire to end slavery, for example. Or take the Federal Reserve. An entity created to stabilize the consumer economy has created a nation built on debt that only serves the interests of the financial sector.

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‘West World’ Warnings

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‘West World’ is no doubt one of the greatest science fiction shows of our time much like Star Trek was 30 years ago. Many of the imagined technologies used on Star Trek are a reality today. Technology has no limits, it’s just a matter of time before the possibilities are discovered and made into reality. This is why science fiction is so thrilling, it shows us the possibilities. West World seems plausible and that’s exciting. The show makes us look beyond the technology and makes us look at humanity, what is West World saying about us?

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