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It's a Depression:

How Wall Street Bankers and Oil Magnates are Destroying America

Part I

By Servando Gonzalez


Trying to explain to the average American the true causes of the current economic crisis is like trying to explain to a turkey the reason why the nice guy who has been feeding and taking care of him for a whole year, the day before Thanksgiving is coming with a big knife to cut his throat off.

Anyway, I'll give it a try.

But, in order to understand my explanation, first you need to learn a fact that has been carefully hidden by the mainstream media: the present crisis is not the product of blind economic forces or chance, but the result of the implementation of the final steps of a plan to destroy this country and its people. The ultimate goal of this artificially created crisis is to bring us -- and eventually the whole industrialized world -- to pre-industrial levels of consumption under a totalitarian comuno-fascist world government the conspirators euphemistically call the "New World Order."

In the first place, this crisis has nothing to do with oil.

Contrary to what the fearmongers want us to believe, oil is not scarce. Oil is not even the product of ancient animal life, but a secretion of the earth, which produces it like flowers produce honey. Nor is its price subject to the laws of supply and demand, because it is controlled by a handful of international monopolies working as a cartel that has full control over its price and always has been using it as a weapon of economic aggression and political control. Actually, the latest astronomical increase in oil prices show the anomaly of a business that profits more the less of its product it puts on the market. Proof of it is that, breaking it own record, Exxon Mobil Corp. reported a profit of $45.2 billion for 2008. The short respite we had a few months ago when oil prices suddenly plummeted, which not by chance began after Russia's skirmish with Georgia, is the most recent example of oil prices used as a weapon to bend the Russians down on their knees.

Contrary to what "progressive" liberals and the left want us to believe, the war in Iraq, the present war in Afghanistan, and the war they are planning on Iran, are not wars for oil. Actually, they are wars for no oil.

As matter of fact, the main problem of the international oil cartel since the beginning of the past century has not been finding new sources of oil to exploit, but finding ways to avoid exploiting the ever increasing reserves popping out all around the world like mushrooms popping up after a summer's rain. In order to maintain their monopoly on oil as main source of energy, Big Oil and its Wall Street partners have been doing everything they can to block the discovery of new oil deposits, as well as avoiding exploiting the ones already discovered. They also fiercely oppose extracting oil from the ocean floor and building new refineries.

For the same reasons, they are fiercely against the use of other sources of energy which may threaten their monopoly, like coal, nuclear, fusion, etc. If this list of things the conspirators don't want closely matches the ones the "progressive" left is fighting to the teeth, it is because the American left is a hoax. The American left is a mirage, created by the most reactionary right, and bankrolled through their non-profit foundations, who use it as a controlled pseudo-opposition to protect their interests.

Further proof of this is that the "progressive" left, always so eager to stand against air pollution -- a pretext to curtailing oil use, which benefits Big Oil --, never mentions noise, electric, electronic, magnetic and chemtrail pollution, which are as damaging to humans as air pollution. Why? Because eliminating these types of pollution do not benefit Big Oil's interests.

Typical of this hypocritical defense of the environment by "progressives" is Helen Caldicott. While she is one of the strongest critics of nuclear power, se never criticized her friend Fidel Castro for building a nuclear power plant in Cuba.


This struggle of the oil cartels to eliminate the competition explains why, on March, 1917, banker Jacob Schiff gave Leon Trotsky $20 million in gold and sent him in a ship from New York to Russia to start a "revolution." In October of the same year the Rothchilds sent their secret agent Vladimir Lenin, who was in exile in Switzerland, in a sealed train to Russia with over $5 million in gold to join Trotsky in the "revolution."

The real cause for this invasion of "communists" with their pockets full of capitalist gold was that Russia, with its vast oil reserves in the Caucasus, had become a threat to the oil monopolists -- the true communists. Don't forget that the guy who said, "competition is a sin" was not Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin or Comrade Mao, but John D. Rockefeller, the man who stands as the very symbol of free market capitalism. (Actually, there is even the possibility that communism was not the creation of Karl Marx, but of Clinton Roosevelt, but that's a long story I will deal with in another article.)

The conspirators' plan worked to perfection: thank to the oil magnates and their Wall Street friends, Russia metamorphosed into the Soviet Union, and the country was put in the freezer for sixty long years. Not only Russia stopped being a competitor in the oil business, but also the Ukraine, who was considered one of the world's breadbaskets, was rapidly changed into a land of hunger and famine.


Secondly, this crisis is the manifestation of something much more sinister. It is a direct consequence of the fact that America is a country betrayed by its ruling class.


America: A Country Betrayed by its Ruling Class

People who honestly see the present situation as an economic crisis we can solve by taking the right economic measures remind me of the guy who was trying to catch a black cat in a dark room . . . but the cat was not even there. And I added the adjective "honestly," because most of our leaders -- perhaps with the exception of the most stupid ones -- are fully aware that this is not an economic crisis at all.

America's ruling class stopped many years ago to see themselves as Americans but as globalists. They don't feel anymore linked emotionally to this country or its people. They don't give a rat ass about its laws and its Constitution. They hate this country and its people. The fact that most Americans have accepted the present state of things without rebelling has lowered us even more before their eyes. Currently they see us as sheep on their way to the slaughterhouse.

Since the end of the XIX century, the goal of the international monopolists and bankers was just robbing us blind to get richer. To this effect they controlled and manipulated the world's energetic resources and food supplies, as well as artificially created continuous wars and revolutions to benefit their partners in the military-industrial-banking complex.

But there was a point, probably around the mid 1950's, when they realized that they had all the money they needed, and changed the focus of their interests. From than moment it was not greed the motive that became the main guide of their actions, but something much darker

It was then when they reached the conclusion that the world was overpopulated and that us, that is, you and me, were not only useless eaters but also consume too much of the earth's natural resources which, by birthright, belong to them -- or so they believe.

That was the time when they began seen themselves as globalists, not linked anymore economically or emotionally to any nation. Then they realized that the only way to carry out their secret plans was by having total control of the planet. That is how the New World Order was born.

In honor to truth, the New World Order is an old idea, and the conspirators have been toying with it for long years. Proof of it is that the eugenics movement, inextricably linked to the Rockefellers and the Nazis (but, as Mark Twain once said, I am being redundant), began in the U.S. in the 1930's. But it was not after the end of WWII when they realized that the time was ripe for global control, and began lying out the foundations of their New World Order.

Initially, the conspirators began putting their plans into action by waging a war of attrition, economically and militarily, against the peoples of the underdeveloped world, mainly Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the meantime, they were waging psychological warfare against the American people -- mostly carried out by the public schools and the mainstream media. But in the last decades they extended this undeclared war to the American economy. Their main tools are what they call "globalization" and "free trade."

Their reason for this hatred they feel for us is because Americans, with their long tradition of freedom, individuality and nationalism, unknowingly have become the main obstacle to their plans. Consequently, an important measure they had to take before fully implementing the NWO was getting rid of the troublesome Americans and their country of freedom and liberty. Even more, they resented our high standard of living.


We Americans Consume Too Much

If one is to believe Canadian millionaire Maurice Strong, a senior secret agent and mouthpiece for the Rockefellers and the international bankers, our lifestyle -- not theirs, but ours, that is your lifestyle and mine -- is unsustainable. According to Strong, we Americans consume too much.

There are several telltale signs characterizing the New World Order. An important economic feature of it is sustainable development, a nebulous term created by the NWO conspirators to hide their true intentions. Though it is almost impossible to find a clear definition of what sustainable development is, at least we have one of what it is not. It came from the horse's mouth, Maurice Strong himself.

In a Report he wrote on August 1991, for the UN Conference on Environment and Development, Strong gave a definition of what, according to his masters' view, is not sustainable:

It is clear that current life styles and consumption patterns of the affluent middle class involving high meat intake, consumption of large amounts of frozen and convenience foods, use of fossil foods, appliances, home and work place air conditioning, suburban housing, are not sustainable . . . A shift is necessary toward life-styles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.

Adopting the ideology of their benefactors in the most reactionary right, "progressive" liberals and the left have repeated over and over that Americans, which comprise only the 5 percent of the population of the planet, consume more than 60 percent of its natural resources. Though there is perhaps some truth in that statistic, it fails to mention an important fact: the 0.01 percent of this 5 percent -- that is a minuscule group of billionaires like the Rockefellers, Ted Turner, Bill Gates, and the like -- consume more than half of the 60 percent Americans as a whole consume. Apparently it doesn't matter to Strong and his masters that his NWO masters, not you and me, are the ones living in multimillion-dollar mansions, riding limousines, flying big private planes and helicopters and sailing huge luxury yachts.

Before continuing with this analysis let me make it clear that I agree to some extent that planet earth is polluted and that we, the inhabitants of this planet, not only consume, but also destroy, a large part of its natural resources. So, it is not that I don't agree with the message. What I don't believe is in the honesty of the messengers, nor in the truth of their fearmongering campaigns, much less in their proposed solutions to the problem.

So, to convince us, that is, you and me, not the hyperconsuming billionaires, that we are consuming too much -- in great part because the media and the public schools they control has turned us into avid consumers --, they created out of the blue the human-caused "global warming" theory, a sort of second hand smoking on steroids -- and put one of their secret agents to play the role of the Judas sheep to peacefully guide the rest of the sheep to the slaughterhouse. Soon after, the war profiteering Swedish dynamite makers gave him the Nobel Prize to enhance his credibility in the eyes of the fools.

It does not matter that many scientists have found that the evidence does not support their "theory". It does not matter that the data seems to indicate that the whole planet is actually on a cooling trend. It does not matter that this winter most likely is going to break low temperature records -- to the point that they have been forced to change their tune from "global warming" to "climate change". No. If you control the press and the system of public education, and have enough money distributed through your Foundations to buy unscrupulous scientists, you can prove anything -- even that snow is black.

The idea is not new. In his 1951 book The Impact of Science on Society, Bertrand Russell, one of the original Fabians, and a source of inspiration for the NWO conspirators, wrote:

Physiology and psychology afford fields for scientific technique which still await development. Two great men, Pavlov and Freud, have laid the foundation. I do not accept the view that they are in any essential conflict, but what structure will be built on their foundations is still in doubt. I think the subject which will be of most importance politically is mass psychology. . . . Its importance has been enormously increased by the growth of modern methods of propaganda. Of these the most influential is what is called "education." Religion plays a part, though a diminishing one; the press, the cinema, and the radio play an increasing part. . . . It may be hoped that in time anybody will be able to persuade anybody of anything if he can catch the patient young and is provided by the State with money and equipment.

The subject will make great strides when it is taken up by scientists under a scientific dictatorship. . . . The social psychologists of the future will have a number of classes of school children on whom they will try different methods of producing an unshakable conviction that snow is black. Various results will soon be arrived at. First, that the influence of home is obstructive. Second, that not much can be done unless indoctrination begins before the age of ten. Third, that verses set to music and repeatedly intoned are very effective. Fourth, that the opinion that snow is white must be held to show a morbid taste for eccentricity. But I anticipate. It is for future scientists to make these maxims precise and discover exactly how much it costs per head to make children believe that snow is black, and how much less it would cost to make them believe it is dark gray.

Russell ends his reactionary diatribe with a warning:

Although this science will be diligently studied, it will be rigidly confined to the governing class. The populace will not be allowed to know how its convictions were generated. When the technique has been perfected, every government that has been in charge of education for a generation will be able to control its subjects securely without the need of armies or policemen.

It is evident that the conspirators have followed the mad philosopher's advice to the letter. Currently most people in America strongly believe, if not that snow is dark gray, that the "conservatives" are waging a war against terrorism and the "progressives" another war against global warming. These two wars must be fought at all costs-- including the cost of losing our liberties, freedom and standard of living.

The conspirators were extremely happy with the results. Now the time was ripe for another turn of the screw, the lost of our standard of living as the first step to turn us into medieval serfs. I seems, however, that the process of destroying America as we knew it was not fast enough to fulfill their goal in time -- Capitalism has proved to be a hard-to-kill economic system. So, they pulled the plug; that is, the economy's plug.

By the end of last year the United States economy had shrunk at a staggering 6.2 percent pace and lost 7 trillion of its worth. (Yes, Trillion, with a T). At the time I began writing this article we had a 7.6 percent unemployment rate (by the time you read it I am sure it will be much higher), businesses are going bankrupt and closing their doors at a vertiginous rate, and it seems that the current economic crisis will continue to grow like a snowball falling down the side of a steep hill until it becomes a depression that, for lack of a better name, will be recorded in history books as The Mother of All Depressions.

Thirdly, the cause of this crisis has nothing to do with the housing market.


The True Reason for This Crisis

Most people have been brainwashed by the conspirators'-controlled mainstream media to see the cause of this economic crisis as the result of the burst of the housing bubble. According to the professional disinfomers, the house prices plummeted, people lost most of their equity, there is a loss of confidence in the market, and people are not buying enough. That is exactly what tax cheat and Council on Foreign Relations agent Timothy Geithner wants us to believe: "Our economy's troubles began with housing and the overstretched finances of millions of homeowners." ("Housing plan's aim: Help people help themselves," USATODAY, Feb 19, 2009, p. 9A.)

Of course, that is just the conspirators' fairy tale -- advanced by both the Bush and the Obama administrations (sorry if I am being redundant again) -- and, to solve the problem, they have resorted to give money for free, in the form of so-called "stimulus packages" to incite people to buy more. But most people are not buying -- neither the goods, nor the government's theory --, and, though they are not yet voting with their feet, they are currently voting with their closed wallets.

Neither are they buying any stocks. Why? Because they don't trust Wall Street anymore -- you cannot fool all the people all the time. The present crisis has shown that the stock exchange is nothing but a gigantic Ponzi scheme operated by the Wall Street Mafia which uses insider trading and other tricks to fleece the sheep.


The truth is that the implosion of the housing bubble is not the cause of the problem, just the event that triggered it. The housing bubble was an economic time bomb designed at the Harold Pratt House and planted in the foundations of the American economy by CFR agents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to create an economic 9/11 that will terrorize even more the American people.

This time bomb created by the CFR's economic terrorists began ticking when CFR agent Bill Clinton ordered HUD to set quotas for Fannie and Freddie to buy huge portions of Community Reinvestment Act loans and other low-income mortgages made to borrowers with poor credit. This was the "affordable housing" policy that created the subprime market. CFR agent George W. Bush continued the policy launched by the Clinton administration.

But, as I mentioned above, the real cause of this crisis is not the implosion of the housing bubble, but the reduction of workers' real income: Americans are not buying because they don't have money, and they don't have money because they have become dirty poor in the blink of an eye.

Actually they became dirty poor many years ago. It was not until very recently, however, that they were forced to wake up from their media-induced dream and confront the harsh reality.

The present economic crisis has deep roots that began in the mid 1970s, when, despite the extraordinary economic growth, stagnant and declining wages made medium income static. The next decade workers realized that the traditional family, with just one person bringing the bacon home -- usually the man -- was not enough to maintain what Americans considered an adequate standard of living.

Then, pushed by economic necessity and fanned by the women's liberation movement (another psychological warfare operation against the American people planned and bankrolled by the conspirators and put in action by their secret agents in the Left), more and more women entered the workforce, creating the two-income family. A direct result of this, however, was that, because the available workforce had almost doubled in size, the competition for the same amount of jobs doubled and the employers found an easy justification to pay lower salaries for the same jobs.

Another result was that the absent parents lost control over their children's education, and were forced to feed them to that ugly monster called "public schools", where they were systematically brainwashed, drugged, and indoctrinated in pseudo-scientific beliefs, criminality, licentiousness and sexual promiscuity. That way the conspirators killed two important birds with a single stone: destroyed the traditional family and gained control over their children's minds and bodies. (The conspirators know from the experience of their Nazi friends that the destruction of the traditional family and early control over its children is a key element in the implementation of a totalitarian regime like the NWO).

Anyway, the economic respite was not for long. Just a few years later, two-income families realized that they were not making enough money to maintain their standard of living. To top it off, both federal and state taxes had increased dramatically, to the point that they were stealing almost a third of the salary of the average worker. So, they momentarily solved the problem by working longer hours. By the 1990s, the average American worker was working more hours a week than their European counterparts. Even more than the Japanese.

Very soon after, despite two breadwinners working longer hours, American families realized that they were not making enough money. What to do? They began supplementing their income with credit money. Some of it came from the equity gained in the value of their homes thanks to the housing bubble, fanned by easy credit pushed by the two evil sisters Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The rest of the money came through the easy available credit cards.

But all of this measures -- two jobs, longer hours and credit money ­ did not stop the decrease of real income and the thirdworldization of America. Most workers were living paycheck to paycheck, trying to make ends meet, without saving a single penny.

Like in third world countries, after getting a university degree, young Americans had to move back to their parents' home because they could not find a decent job. (The phenomenon was so common that somebody even coined a term for them: "boomerangs".) The only way many young couples were able to afford the down payment for their new house was by getting a loan from their parents. Young employed workers were forced to share a house or apartment with other roommates in order to pay the skyrocketing rents.

As a last resort, many Americans began buying most of their goods at big discount stores like COSCO, Wall Mart, K Mart, and the like. Apparently it never crossed their minds that every time they were buying a cheap, low quality product "Made in China" to save a few bucks, they were hammering another nail in America's economy.

Eventually the credit bubble could not expand anymore and the CFR conspirators decided it was time to end the ruse. Then, they pushed the button which set the economic bomb off. Apparently nobody saw the danger signals when the conspirators appointed Ben Bernanke, a scholar on the Great Depression, to chair the Federal Reserve Bank.


Globalization and Free Trade

As I mentioned above, the real cause of this crisis is the lowering of workers' income, as a direct result of the so-called "globalization" and "free trade." These policies opened the way for international corporations to cut high paid jobs in the U.S. and send them abroad transmogrified into low paid jobs (many Mexican workers in the maquiladoras are paid five dollars . . . a day!). As expected, this has not benefited Americans workers in any way -- lower production costs were not reflected on the price of the goods. The ones who have profited enormously with the quasi-slave work of foreign workers are the CEOs and stockholders of the corporations.

Currently, American workers cannot afford to buy the products they make, or used to make, because they don't earn enough money to buy them. But Mr. Obama's economic measures, allegedly taken to stop the crisis, have been rightly compared to extinguishing a fire by pouring gasoline to it.

A sure way to begin stopping this crisis would be to cancel all globalization and "free trade" agreements like CAFTA, NAFTA, etc., and bring the jobs back to America. But this is something that Mr. Obama's Wall Street masters at the Council on Foreign Relations will never allow him to do. Proof of it is that, when a compromise in the Senate had been negotiated on the simple base that Obama's $875 billion dollar Economic Stimulus Plan included a "Buy American" provision, Mr. Obama backpedaled. Quietly, the "Buy American" provision was watered down until it practically disappeared.

Despite Mr. Obama's claims on the contrary, our government will not take any measure to stop this crisis because it is under the control of the conspirators who have created the crisis to advance their secret agenda. With a few exceptions, the members of the three branches of our government are either traitors willingly working for the Council on Foreign Relations conspirators to engross their egos and their fortunes, or scared mice (don't forget the anthrax scare) trying to survive the sinking of the ship.

If you still don't know what the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is, and what they do in the shadows, don't feel bad, because you are not alone. Most Americans ignore that this treacherous organization even exists, because, with the complicity of the mainstream press, they have become almost invisible to the public's eye. But I suggest you to watch my documentary "Treason in America: The Council on Foreign Relations." I assure you that, after watching it, you will find answers to many things currently going on in America that defy a logical explanation.

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Servando Gonzalez is a Cuban-born American writer. He received his training as a historian at the University of Havana, and has written books, essays, articles, and multimedia on Cuban and Latin American history, intelligence and espionage, semiotics and political satire.

Servando is the author of Historia herética de la revolución fidelista; Fidel Castro para herejes y otros invertebrados, Observando, The Secret Fidel Castro: Deconstructing the Symbol, The Nuclear Deception: Nikita Khrushchev and the Cuban Missile Crisis, and La madre de todas las conspiraciones: una novela de ideas subversivas. He is currently working on his second novel, Juegos mentales: una novella de guerra psicológica, which deals with the Bogotazo riots and the true origins of the CIA.

His articles have been published in many magazines, newspapers, and Web sites in the U.S. and abroad. As a multimedia developer, Servando authored many computer programs, among them: Hypertext for Beginners, Popol Vuh: An Interactive Text/Graphics Adventure, The Riddle of the Swastika: A Study in Symbolism, and How to Create Your Own Personal Intelligence Agency. His documentary film, Treason in America: The Council on Foreign Relations, the first program of the TruhLies series, appeared in mid 2008. The next program, Partners in Treason: The CFR-CIA-Castro Connection will appear in early 2009.

Servando's web site is at




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