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The alliances forged between politics and media
In the Simpsons cartoon, in episode #400 entitled 'You Kent Always Say What You Want', Lisa Simpson calls out the apparent disparity between the conservative stance of Fox News versus the contrast shown by the Fox Network, which permits itself to broadcast frivolous sexual content. Kent Brockman, a character depicting a newscaster, gets all flustered up by Lisa's questioning, responding with fervour that Fox deliberately airs programmes that fall foul of the Federal Communications Commission in order to have fines levied against its network, with these monies then being funneled across to fund the Republican Party. According to Kent Brockman, everyone who's in the entertainment business knows this, but all lack the willingness to report on the scam. If true, it amounts to a bizarre confession, given News Corporation's ownership of Fox and the Simpsons.
Ellen Hodgson Brown, President & Founder of the Public Banking Institute (PBI) and author of such books as "The Web of Debt", The Public Bank Solution", addresses the PBI 2012 conference in Philadelphia.
Victoria Grant, seen here aged 12 years old, addresses the first annual Public Banking Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Her father and she discovered that the debt money system was what was wrong with the Canadian economy and decided to do something about it.
The Bank of North Dakota was established by legislative action in 1919 to promote agriculture, commerce and industry. North Dakota is the only state to have escaped the credit crisis. For every year since 2008, it has run a budget surplus and it has the lowest unemployment figures in the US, the lowest default rate on its loans and the lowest foreclosure rate.
Mike Krauss, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Project, puts forward his proposal, based on the success of the Bank of North Dakota, to create a Public Bank for the state of Pennsylvania. Such a move would free the state from the clutches of the Fed, reduce the debt burden, boost investments and serve the public interest.
Most people hold the view that their bank deposits are safe with the big commercial banks, however, this assumption is not based on the facts. This video features official government documents detailing information that should sound anyone's alarm bells [edited].