Memes promise and then persuade.

According to The Lucifer Principle, by Howard Bloom, memes act on the world because they are ideas that persuade people. Memes promise something grand that a lot of people want. Then they act as a uniting force in the context of a specific worldview created by the meme among believers. The meme promises tremendous gains. Even if the meme’s promises can’t be realized, the meme can be successful if it is appealing to enough people…if it can unite them in a common purpose. If you put a meme behind a con, you get a more effective way to con people. Isn’t that what we are seeing today?

I try to keep up with our political and economic changes. Some of these changes are supported by memes that stand behind cons and become part of crimes committed against most Americans. Election fraud in 2020, for example, involved memes of inclusiveness while excluding legal votes and substituting fake ones. Covid guidance promised protection but sold injections that have caused harm instead.

Since 2008, I see a criminal element behind political and economic change in America that is obviously outside the intent of American law’s public protection role. A common strategy in today’s con is to change the law and then implement a different new law that undermines the protections offered under the old law.

We saw that with recent changes in election law and with new covid rules. Closing down small business in America under covid restrictions was only possible by redefining “pandemic” from a serious life threatening disease to any disease that crosses international borders even if it couldn’t make most people sick. It isn’t helpful to define a pandemic in this way and we can see that doing that didn’t serve public health.

Before 2020, healthy people weren’t quarantined during respiratory epidemics. Before 2020, businesses weren’t closed when a flu came. People weren’t sorted into groups of essential vs. non-essential. Public service announcements during the covid scare didn’t serve the public’s interest. Instead the radio, television and internet broadcasts threatened people. Broadcasts threatened that they endagered themselves and others if they didn’t comply with various policies that were later shown to be ill founded. And employers threatened people with job loss if they didn’t get an experimental injection. That injection had significant risks. Some people refused the injection and lost their job. Some got an rna injection and died or became disabled. None of that has been good for the U.S. overall but it did increase market share among some on-line businesses while destroying many independent restaurants and small businesses. It increased misery. It made money for pharmaceutical companies.

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There was a meme that arose during modern liberalism that said that governmental interference with the economy by promoting some businesses was good economics. That interference is called interventionism. Interventionism has intensified and become more violent under neoliberalism. Interventionism is a meme that empowers people in government to pick winners and losers in the economy. Interventionism supports covid restrictions in order to move the U.S. into a new business climate. I’m reading about new strategies where people work from home and take experimental genetic treatments and eat new GMO foods produced in giant greenhouses and laboratory grown meats. None of this was approved by voters. But it is expected to make money for some investors. It is supported by government. It isn’t good economics but instead redistributes opportunities among favored groups.

Interventionism is a meme that justifies interference in the economy. That’s why what succeeded in the previous economy is under attack. Out with the old, in with the new. Your brain is being assaulted by meme after meme that seems to justify the new politic without voters and the new economy without choice. Please look at those memes carefully. You don’t have to believe them.

Deregulation is leading now to totalitarianism.

Remember when people said that deregulation was a good thing? Deregulating the financial industry, for example, was expected to bring about greater efficiencies that would lead to a more profitable financial system. That’s not what has happened.

While people in finance have been able to grow their capital after deregulation, the reason their capital is growing is that they are externalizing capital losses onto the public. Harms to the public aren’t remedied by charging the people who caused them or by letting them go out of business. After the gobal recession of 2008, banks that broke the law weren’t prosecuted. Restrictions that once benefitted the public were removed with the negation of Glass Steagall and the beginning of the Big Bang (London’s opening of global capital flows).

Now huge bubbles have been inflated in the stock market, in real estate and in many other areas of our economy. Directed inflation through the externalized costs of high frequency trading has increased costs piled onto ordinary people, until people are unprotected as financial fraud overwhelms gains and losses continue to accrue onto the public. Monopolies have also increased costs. Malinvestments have led to disasters piled onto disasters as growth in low cost loans has led to reckless investing and huge amounts of debt.

Further monetary policy malfeasance from the Federal Reserve is leading to another form of inflation as the value of the dollar is falling because of overprinting. Also, as the dollar loses global reserve status and the petrodollar fails to be supported by oil trading because other nations are trading oil in their own currencies, the floating dollars in the global economy will come back to the U.S.; this will further crash the dollar’s value.

All of this scenario has been practiced over historical time multiple times and leads to this same result: the grand heist of people’s savings and assets and the failure of the monetary system. Bank robbers extraordinaire embedded in government and finance are planning to take everything for themselves. With new social media tools at the disposal of technocrats, it appears that these criminals are planning on getting away with stealing it all.

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Covid controls are another strategy that was used in the historical past by the Medicis: Plague Laws. Plague Laws can be used just like Covid Restrictions to muzzle resistance to a new criminal syndicate taking over civil governance. It’s all a part of an old play book for total power.

After the 20th century’s giant world wars, a further screw was added to the giant leverage axis of power players and that was totalitarinism using communication by propaganda and school indoctrination. Social media just strengthens this propaganda technique. Deregulation of communication plays into this just like deregulated finance plays into monetary malfeasance.

Deregulation of transportation and energy and reregulation under the Green New Deal furthers a total control agenda. Increasing energy costs are meant to hobble the public and further oppress them in their everyday lives.

Don’t doubt it: deregulation has been harmful. Already you can see people walking around with a sense of hopelessness. Retired people going to the grocery store have less and less money to use to buy what they need. What will happen to them as this giant undermining of assets and money continues? Their grocery store basket keeps shrinking. How will they pay their food and energy costs?

Vax labor blockade.

People don’t want to get an experimental genetic treatment as a condition of employment.

Many sources monitoring the result of vaccination in the people who received at least one shot list more than a million adverse events, thousands of permanent disabilities and thousands of deaths due to the covid vax already.

Even the mechanisms of harm are now known. They have been published and you can find them in journals and online.

Over the long term, many people now dread the ultimate death toll of the covid vax.

Since the covid vax is ineffective at preventing covid infection and many sources now say that it increases the risk of early death for many reasons, there’s no health reason to get vaxed.

The covid vax, much like covid restrictions before it is a labor blockade that serves no purpose. It is banning prudent people from working. It is showing us who the bad guys are.

It is and has been all along a crime against humanity.

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Unbelieveable hubris.

After a few years of covid propaganda, I’m now hearing constant haranguing to inform me that digital currencies are inevitable. I don’t believe that they are inevitable over any sort of long term and if they are introduced and forced on everyone, I believe they will soon fail. But why would they fail you ask after all these days of hearing declarations that they are the wave of the future? They will fail because our U.S. economy is performing so poorly. We can see a less than zero % growth GDP (look at We have a shrinking economy not a growing economy. Therefore it appears that there’s truly nothing that can represent growing value being produced to carry digital currency forward as a symbol that represents value in our economy. Therefore digital currency won’t represent value. If digital currency doesn’t represent value, it can’t succeed as a currency.

Moving right along with a slightly different topic, there’s been a notion that something was wrong with the old economy and the sooner policy makers can destroy the old economy, the sooner a new economy can take its place. The problem is that the new economy is built on financialization which parasitized the old economy. But financialization is a secondary system that siphons value out of the old production economy which is now mostly out of value. The destruction of a production economy in favor of a finanacialized economy is absolutely a temporary thing. Eventually you have to return to a production economy and the current fantasy isn’t about production, it’s about disruption. Financialization disruption, IT disruption, a broken legal system leading to legal disruptions.

The notion that chaotic disruption can lead to a better future is a rotten and damaging notion that has had too long a tenure in the minds of far too many policy makers. Foolishness will eventually show its character and now it has. Look at the economy. It’s failing right now in front of you. There are fewer jobs than during the Great Recession and also fewer than over its long aftermath.

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So many people (outside media pundits, of course) have come to a state of economic and political despair that many of them are looking at the future with a bleak and bleary discomfort. I am sorry to see so many people feeling hopeless. Like the situation when a large jetliner crashes, a lot of factors are lined up to create what looks like an inevitable catastrophe.

Unaccountable government is the worst, or that’s what I feel in my own heart. Wild and terrible choices in favor of warfare, in favor of deregulation (you remember, banking/finance, transportation, energy, communications) in favor of electronic voting hoaxes, in favor of malinvestments great and small, in favor of false narratives about covid vaccines, in favor of outsourcing our lines of U.S. production, in favor of MIC moneymaking in unnecessary wars just for the sake of more capital for a few war investors. There have been for far too long, far too many who have been in favor of poorer and progressively poorer policies that no one ever corrects or admits were a mistake that caused tragedies. Yuck. Yuck. Yuck.

When I think back on my earliest university training, I recall taking a class for a few weeks that was about entrepreneurial enterprises. I would occasionally take classes outside of my science major that might help me have a more well rounded education. This class I dropped after about 6 weeks. But during the early period of enrollment, I bought and looked over the textbook and I remember thinking that what they were proposing would never work. And that I would never want to do that.

I was surprised to read how the authors were advocating that American entrepreneurs should outsource production to other nations with cheaper labor. I remember thinking that outsourcing of production lines wouldn’t work over the long term for a variety of reasons. Reasons like: doing that would get rid of American jobs, it would make the U.S. vulnerable to other nations that might sabotage products or cut off the off-shored supplies or increase prices when we could least afford to pay a price increase. And what would happen in a war?

And then to my amazement, a lot of entrepreneurs outsourced American supply lines and made some money over the short-term but now, today, we are seeing significant supply shortages in machine parts and computer chips. And so many medicines are made abroad that we are now vulnerable to medical supply shortages.

Now the U.S. is facing the bitter prospect of re-home-sourcing our production lines for computer chips, medical product manufacture and machine parts in the midst of an economic collapse because of covid shutdowns, malinvestments and monetary policy failures. Politicians declare that we will need higher taxes and open borders in a nonperforming economy and I can only say what a yucky solution that is and also it won’t work. Why won’t this work? Higher taxes can’t or won’t be paid in a non-performing economy because there aren’t enough jobs to increase the pool of income tax payers and also if someone can’t pay property tax, and those out of work can’t, the municipality can’t collect it. The exoskeleton of the once robust U.S. economy is full of broken down factories that are empty, office buildings for rent or sale, too-expensive healthcare, too-expensive real estate, too-expensive tuition. All of that is part of the old destroyed economy. What part of today’s economy supports the prices of any of that?

Where can any of us find hope for the future? Not in our current political leadership, financial leadership, news media, expensive computer chipped cars and trucks, broken health care, failing education system and vaccine mandates. Nor in digital currencies. But what about energy? There might be a glimmer of hope in low energy nuclear reactions, LENR, or at least that’s what it says at this arpa publication:

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This is a summary of Japanese research into LENR and this report published in 2021 suggests that the Japanese can produce a lot of energy from LENR using metal salts that require nickel. And the Japanese might not be the only ones because so many have been investing in fusion research. Another point: you might have noticed the price of nickel just took a jump. Maybe this publication and the finally long awaited arrival of cold fusion is the reason why nickel took a jump up. And I can’t help but wonder if all the disruption that we’ve been seeing in economics and politics has something to do with leveraging the assets and accumulated capital of the old guard petroleum based economic titans, so that they can quickly invest in a new cheap energy that may revitalize economies all around the world. I guess that I’d rather hope for a constructive plan than a destructive one.

What enormous churn the economy will soon experience if a new cheaper energy can be exploited without harming the environment and one that is useful in our modern technology economies that need cheaper energy. And eventually, cheaper energy will help our economies revive.

In any case, never give up hope in a better tomorrow. It can come along any day now.