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NATO And The US: Protectors of Global Corporate Capitalism

Tune in to Dr. Peter Phillips’ recent talk “The American Media Empire of Managed News” that aired on Guns and Butter with Bonnie Faulkner archived here. “NATO and the US, with all these bases, are the protectors of global corporate capitalism, they are the protectors of the world bank, that’s the agenda. Those are the oppressors.”

  • Charla August 14, 2010

    This is really a misnomer. it is NOT global capitalism. It is global FASCISM-a marriage of corporation and government. Look at all the big governmental financial support of these globalist corporations. Mussolini, Italy’s father of modern fascism so noted this financial connection. Real capitalism receives no perks or support from government.

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  • Mr. Blair M. Phillips September 4, 2010

    A number of years ago I read David Orchards book,” The Fight For Canada ” and realized then that American Capitalism has been around for awhile and had no ethics or moralty. Then more recently I read William Blums book,” Killing Hope – U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since WW2″ and was convinced that Capitalism was actually evil.
    Over the years though, I have read articles and books by some Americans who inspire and provide hope for a better tommorrow. Peter Phillips is one of them. Keep up the good work! Shalom

  • tedbohne September 16, 2010

    I think we’ll find the “culprits” of 911 when we address the super rich. Rockefeller, Carnegie, Guggenhiem, Ford, DuPont, and Rothschild foundations to say the least. Philanthropic, to a degree maybe. After I discovered these rodents were steering American education to dumb down the electorate, then they’re all off my Christmas card list. The “pulse” of American can be “palpated” to a degree at ANY of these blogs that have anything to do with politics or patriotsm. Any way at all. this government is clearly not concerned about the “masses” nor are their keepers, Corporate America and Wall Street. They’ve tried all this crap before. FDR was the beneficiary of a boatload of it. John Kennedy, POTUS, wanted to crush the FED. Force the CIA back to it’s charter, end the Vietnam war, end the Cold War, and other great things. So these powers that be today, the progeny in most cases of the black guards of yesteryear are doing the same thing. They Killed The Former President, so clearly his is NOT the highest authority. By the by, Oswald didn’t do it. These super rich must be unhorsed by any and all means available. I don’t know if this can be done because of global implications, but they will win if all WE do is talk. The US “government” should be relieved of it’s control immediately with extreme prejudice. By any means especially deadly force. The survivors go to The Hague. However, due to the actions of these “Tax exempt ‘foundations,'” and all the sewage that goes with them, the American population is the most uneducated, uninformed, unsophisticated population of any state on earth. The lack of homogeneity
    will be shown by history to be the worst exaserbation to such an endeavor as any afoot. There’s no way at this point you could get a consensus out of the US. It’s hardly likely that someone that could gather, and then lead Americans in a war against their government. Having said that, despite the seeming impossiblity of “shitcanning” our “regime,” that is, in fact the remedy, and the only one left except complete submission, which Americans seem ready and willing to do

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