"The collapse of the monetary system is only Act One in the destruction of the rule of law, of democracy, of the republic itself. Just what time is it exactly? How bad is it?"
Playwright Edward Albee said,
"Here's the thing about democracy, we can have anything we want but, we get what we deserve."
And from the Humorous Libertarian Blog Badtux The Snarky Penguin
' H.L. Mencken once said of democracy, "Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard." '
We deserve what we get if we don't pay attention to what's happing now, and in history.
The collapse of the monetary system is only Act One in the destruction of the rule of law, of democracy, of the republic itself. The military industrial complex has trumped all the elected institutions through K-street lobbyists -- in plain view; and under the table through the corruption of elected officials who with out the lobby of mass movements to hinder their voting, are free to rake in illegal corporate cash in exchange for votes in our democratic institutions.
Just what time is it exactly? How bad is it? We all need to know.
From the right, Libertarian Presidential Candidate Ron Paul
On the same topic from the radical left website GlobalResearch.ca an article entitled Crisis of the U.S. Dollar System by journalist F. William Engdahl
From the left, with an indication of how bad it really is, economist James K. Galbraith who teaches economics at the University of Texas, from the Real News Network
James K. Galbraith is talking about large scale interventions in the economy, much like his father John K. Galbraith instituted to pull America out of the 1930's great depression under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
The Guardian.co.uk printed an except from John K. Galbraiths' last novel -- The Economics of Innocent Fraud: Truth for Our Time(which you can read at Google Books), published in '04 before his death at 97 years in '06 -- entitled:
A Cloud Over Civilization - Corporate power is the driving force behind US foreign policy - and the slaughter in Iraq.