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Slavery adapts to the contemporary

Posted in american dream, Colonialism, history, liberty, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 15/07/2011 by Walter

 The re-introduction of slavery

All the countries, big or small, rich or poor, democracies or the totalitarians, are proud to celebrate the Abolition of Slavery. All the people make new pledges and refresh the old ‘pledges’ to purge the society from the ills of slavery, to ensure the liberties and to safeguard the human rights. It’s a good omen that at least people across the globe are aware of what is a slavery and what is meant by liberty?

Is the mankind free from the shackles of slavery in 21st century in real sense?

the new name of slavery is once more BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s name originates in the times of slavery in America. When there was slavery in the United States, a black iron ball were put the slaves on the feet for to prevent escape. It was not a perfect ball, very irregular and pockmarked, with a chain and shackle at the bottom, so they could not escape running from the cotton fields. This iron ball was called “BlackBerry” (blackberry, black cherry) because it resembled that fruit. That was the ancient symbol of slavery, saying that he would be forced to leave his life to perish without escape of these plantations.

In modern times, new employees can not be tied to an iron ball, however, are given a phone, “BlackBerry” and are wirelessly tethered to the shackle, which like slaves, can not set aside and that is bound to work all the time. It is the modern symbol of slavery.

Currently, most executives and government officials are chained through one of these mobile devices, they are glued to the happy little machine all the time, as addiction, in the bathroom, in the car, at the movies, dinner, falling asleep and there is no escape when the boss call them or when send them emails. There is no way of saying that the message not arrived or not hear the bell, because the gossip phone alerts if they did not answer, if there are messages to read, or if they read the opened emails.

Appointments, schedules, wake up,…. every day more things are controlled and dominated by these electronical decives. Companies invading what used to be their employees private moments with a “play or else mentality”. Nights, mornings, weekends, holidays and vacations are now fair game in an increasing number of companies. A manager who owns a Blackberry is expected to respond to email within the hour, executives sending messages back and forth at 5 am, or 20 hour games of “email ping-pong”. Sending an email entitled “URGENT” has turned into the new way of delivering urgent messages, replacing the telephone. To read emails of phone calls on designated days off is normaly, professionals chain themselves to their smartphones, checking and re-checking their email, just in case they received an urgent email in the last five minutes.

And the best of all: ….  modern executives are proud about their importance because “the boss” gave them their “BlackBerry“, … to prevent escape …

They would not have thought a better name,… is it not so?

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a day trip to paradise

Posted in american dream, beach, life, nature, paradise, travel with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 06/09/2009 by Walter

We operate the catamaran Sonia from a private dock in Miches.

a cozy day-trip by catamaran to enjoy paradise:

Miches – Media Luna – Cayo Levantado – Miches

Picnic in Media Luna, a small sand island in the middle of Samana bay.

From Miches we depart with the “motor-catamaran Sonia“, after one hour we make the first stop in “Media Luna“, a sand shoal in the middle of the Bay of Samana. Its low tide and we can leave the catamaran to take a drink and prepare a quick breakfast picnic on the small sandy island. A large coral reef surrounding the sandbank. Some of us take the snorkeling equipment for to explore the colorful underwater world. After some more Margaritas we took off in direction Cayo Levantado, the Bacardi dream island.

"Cayo Levantado", the Bacardi dream island in the bay of Samana.

Here await us a dream beach and a fine lunch in the beach restaurant. The sand there is so white and the turquoise waters crystal clear, its excellent for swimming and snorkeling. After lunch we have some time to swim or relax on the beach. Known for its fantastic beach where the bacardi commercial was filmed, this small island in the Samana Bay is the stuff of legends, apparently linked to bounty hunters and treasure.

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dolphins in the bay of Samana

Dolphins in the bay of Samana

As conclusion, on the way back to Miches more than 15 minutes we were accompanied by a group of jumping dolphins. Today we learned that paradise is reality, we found it in the bay of Samana …….

Thanks to the staff of “Rancho La Cueva” for this unforgettable day in the Dominican east coast!

o

anyone willing to teach or be taught!

Posted in american dream, erotic, girls, seduction, sexuality with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 19/07/2009 by Walter

Madonna –  icon of American nude woman

Madonna (34C-23-33) is one of the greatest singers in history and one of the richest ones as well.

madonna-trivial Her full name is Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Fortin. From an early age she was involved in artistic activities in her school and took courses in piano and ballet. She has been a sexy symbol for almost thirty years now. She’s arguably the most prolific female recording artist ever, and continues to be successful, even though she’s now really weird and has a British accent. Whether it was due to her sexy videos, roles in movies, or that book she put out where she was naked on every page, every man has some dirty memory of her.

A naked photo of Madonna, taken before erotic songs and risque costumes catapulted her to superstardom, is expected to sell in Christie’s auction house.

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Madonna’s naked photo go to the block in the auction hall Christie New York since Thursday (12 / 2). Up to now the highest bid of U.S. $ 37,500. Quoted from Yahoo News, Friday (13/2/2009), the black and white photo taken in 1979.

Until now, bidding is still ongoing. Estimated, the image could reach U.S. $ 90 thousand. Wow!

Madonna Says : “I really was not getting up to much. I don’t think I was as naughty as I could have been.

“I was quite straight. I was a geek when I was that age. I did not really do much that was interesting.

“I hope that’s not the only thing that I’m identified with – taking off my clothes. I have done other things ….

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“I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.”

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Banking scandal, crime, corruption or stupidity of American citizens

Posted in american dream, economy, financial crisis, politics with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 22/11/2008 by Walter

Bankers get bonus billions from taxpayers

Despite the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Wall Street firms expect to pay billions in executive bonuses after being shored up with billions in taxpayer dollars.

the-bankersMany banks paying bonuses are receiving billions in capital from the Treasury department as part of the government’s $700 billion financial rescue plan. The Troubled Asset Relief Program, known as TARP, was announced in September.

Stock brokerage giant Merrill Lynch is receiving $10 billion from the government. The struggling institution is merging into Bank of America.

Bank of America, which is getting $15 billion from TARP, is offering bonuses equaling up to 100 percent of revenue Merrill’s brokers generate, in order to retain them, said Bloomberg.

“The public is angry about this, and they should be,” said Joan Claybrook, president of Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy organization in Washington.

“The deal was the $700 billion bailout would provide money to banks to increase their liquidity to extend credit to businesses and the public. The public’s irritation with this is we’re going into debt as a nation to try to save the economy, and then these banks are using the money to pay bonuses to executives,” she said. “The cost is equal to about $3,000 to $4,000 per citizen, yet many are losing their homes. It’s morally and economically wrong.”

“Wall Street firms will say the money isn’t from the bailout,” said Altmire. “But there is no separate pot of money. You have all the money in your budget, and you decide what to do with it.”

an American dream – to become rich if someone lose!

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TRIBUNE-REVIEW | Nov 13, 2008 by Thomas Olson – Via AftermathNews
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Control oil and you control nations, control food and you control the people

Posted in american dream, Colonialism, economy, financial crisis, globalization, health, history, Kissinger, new order, politics, world domination with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 10/11/2008 by Walter

The ultimate goal of Henry Kissinger, the “hired hand” of Rockefeller dynasty.

America’s post-world war II dominance rests on two pillars and one commodity – unchallengeable military power and the dollar as the world’s reserve currency combined with the quest to control global oil and other energy resources.

economic-powerIn the midst of a worldwide drought and stock market collapse, consider Henry Kissinger’s classified memo in April, 1974. It was on a secret project called National Security Study Memorandum 200 (NSSM 200) that was shaped by Rockefeller interests and aimed to adopt a “world population plan of action” for drastic global population control – meaning to reduce it. The US led the effort, and it worked like this – it made birth control in developing countries a prerequisite for US aid. Engdahl summed it up in blunt terms: “if these inferior races get in the way of our securing ample, cheap raw materials, then we must find ways to get rid of them.”

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reporting sharply higher food prices along with severe shortages, and warned this condition is extreme, unprecedented and threatens billions with hunger and starvation. Prices are up 40% this year after a 9% rise in 2006, and it forced developing states to pay 25% more for imported food and be unable to afford enough of it.

american-dreamVarious explanations for the problem are cited that include growing demand, higher fuel and transportation costs, commodity speculation, the use of corn for ethanol production (taking one-third of the harvest that’s more than what’s exported for food) and extreme weather while ignoring the above implications – the power of agribusiness to manipulate supply for greater profits and “cull the herd” in targeted Third World countries. Affected ones are poor, and FAO cites 20 in Africa, 9 in Asia, 6 in Latin America and 2 in Eastern Europe that in total represent 850 million endangered people now suffering from chronic hunger and related poverty. They depend on imports, and their diets rely heavily on the type grains agribusiness controls – wheat, corn and rice plus soybeans. If current prices stay high and shortages persist, millions will die – maybe by design.

exxon-dessert-eagleUnder the banner of the United Nations, the new Bretton Woods framework, the IMF, World Bank and the GATT, were established for one purpose – to integrate the developing world into the US-dominated Global North so its wealth could be transfered to powerful business interests, mostly in the US.

So far, Washington and the industry are on a roll toward controlling oil and food. The pursuit was ongoing with little public knowledge of how far advanced things are and how reckless the scheme is – to genetically engineer all plants and life forms and to control world population by culling its “unwanted” parts. Hundreds of millions around the world stand opposed, but it’s unclear if that’s enough.

Big Banks controlling the Federal Reserve and our money (dollar), Big Oil our world energy resources, Big Media our information, Big Pharma our health, Big Technology our state-of-the-art everything and watching us, Big Defense our wars, Big Pentagon waging them, and other corporate predators exploiting our lives for profit.

written by F. William Engdahl, a review from Stephen Lendman

Study Confirms Genetically Modified Corn Threaten Human Health and Fertility

pregnant-womanA long-term feeding study commissioned by the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, managed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health, Family and Youth, and carried out by Veterinary University Vienna, confirms genetically modified (GM) corn seriously affects reproductive health in mice. Non-GMO advocates, who have warned about this infertility link along with other health risks, now seek an immediate ban of all GM foods and GM crops to protect the health of humankind and the fertility of women around the world.

Feeding mice with genetically modified corn developed by the US-based Monsanto Corporation led to lower fertility and body weight, according to the study conducted by the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna. Lead author of the study Professor Zentek said, there was a direct link between the decrease in fertility and the GM diet, and that mice fed with non-GE corn reproduced more efficiently.

America is losing its superpower status in the global system

irak-war-victimsIn 2008 appeared some obstacles which produced big interruptions in the enlargement of  American power and it seems that this plan is doomed to failure. The Financial Crisis of 2008 bankrupted the American economic system and the dollar is loosing value, the big banks are crashing, the oil price is sinking, the wars in Irak and Afghanistan are complicating without possibility to win them ….. promising to initiate a big change Obama is elected new president in the United States …..

Gorbachev s russian Perestroika finished the cold war. Barack Obama s Perestroika will finish the economical war for Americans domination.

The new crisis affecting the global financial system based on parasitic speculation and usury is a terminal crisis. It can no longer be solved through purely financial and monetary mechanisms and measures. If US authorities only concentrate on this type of measure, then a truly serious collapse is imminent and unavoidable.

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For the first time in modern economic times, three major crises – affecting finances, energy and food – are coinciding, coming together and merging. Each interacts with the others, exponentially worsening the deterioration of the real economy.

As much as the authorities try to minimize the seriousness of the moment, the truth is that we are facing an economic cataclysm of unprecedented magnitude, whose social effects are just beginning to be felt and will explode with total brutality in the next several months.

From financial crisis we have gone on to a social crisis. And the authoritarian policies emerge again. The European Parliament on June 18 approved the infamous “directive of return,” and the Spanish authorities have announced their willingness to arrange for the eviction from Spain of one million foreign workers.

On top of this awful situation comes the third oil shock, as the price of a barrel of crude rises to about US$140. That is an irrational increase (in 1998, a barrel cost less than US$10), due not only to an excessive demand but, above all, to the action of many speculators who are betting on the continuing rise of a fuel on its way to extinction.

As if this whole context were not gloomy enough, the food crisis has suddenly worsened, reminding us that the specter of hunger continues to threaten almost 1 billion people. In about 40 countries, the high cost of food has provoked uprisings and general revolts. The summit of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), held June 5 in Rome to consider alimentary security, could not reach an agreement to relaunch worldwide food production. Here, too, speculators fleeing from the financial disaster are partly responsible, because they”re betting on a high price of future harvests. So even agriculture is being financialized.

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The big emerging countries, who now lead the global growth want to enter the closed club of rich countries and become full partners in the conduct of economic issues on the planet. This club is dominated by the largest world economies Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, United States and the European Union.  In the group of G 20 this nations include 12 emerging nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China, Argentina, Australia, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea and Turkey.

In the heat of the financial storm that is shaking the most advanced economies, Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC group called by its acronym) do not want to settle for a seat in the second category of the G20 summit convened to discuss the crisis.

Those four nations had a “call to reforming multilateral institutions to reflect structural changes in the global economy” and also demonstrate “the central role that emerging markets are now playing.”