Bitcoins vs Fiat Banking

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This blog is about money.

As a left brain thinker, math provides comfort due to its reliability of 1 + 1 will always equal two, it’s black or white.

Fast forward to post secondary business school. For the life of me, the two subjects that made absolutely no sense to me were economics and finance – these two subjects contradict each other and both are troublesome when applying to real-life, without any experience.

Economics is about supply and demand in a free world. Finance teaches the time value of money and the notion that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow. The very nature of finance is opposite to the free world concept of supply and demand. Although in principle, the concept of micro and macro economics made sense, adding the concept of always discounting the dollar, compounds the difficulty in reconciling the two opposing notions. Why is the dollar assumed to lose value or be worth less in the future?

The answer to why the present value of a future dollar is discounted was never answered by any Professor or was found in text book, yet the answer is quite simple.

The reason our dollar depreciates is because each of our Government borrows funds to run their country from private bankers at an interest rate that approximates 8-10% per annum.  In the US, the central bank is called the Federal Reserve.

In business school, we are told that the central bank is a “bank of last resort” but the Fed has never stepped in to help in any of the prior financial crashes.

In the US, the banking system is set up as follows:

BIS – Bank of International Settlements – This is also a privately owned and controlled corporation acting as the flow thru corp. In the 1970’s,  passed international legislation to control the central banks that were set up to control the banking industry. The central bank in the US is called the Federal Reserve. Since this was an act of parliament, the most recent financial statements for BIS are at this link:

F/S for BIS at Mar 31/15

The sheer magnitude of the numbers disclosed in the above financial statements is staggering.  Since these financials are reported in the millions, don’t forget to add six zeros to the numbers to accurately read the size of the numbers.

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), established in 1930 in Basel, Switzerland, is the most powerful bank created pursuant to an international treaty (The Hague Agreements of 1930). Its shareholding members are central banks and monetary authorities. The mission of the BIS is to serve central banks in their pursuit of monetary and financial stability, to foster international cooperation in those areas and to act as a bank for central banks.

The BIS has 108 tonnes of gold on their balance sheet pl us another 443 tonnes disclosed in the notes as an ‘off balance sheet item’.

The Federal Reserve, also known as the Federal Reserve or Fed in the US, is owned through controlled by a board of governors. This group incorporated into a limited liability company called the United States and their head office is Washington DC.  It is very misleading to show the corporation called the US as owner of a corporation that actually has been looting.

F/S for Federal Reserve

In Addition to BIS, there is also the International Monetary

Both of the above links will certainly explain how much we have been hoodwinked by a very corrupt group of bankers.

When reading audited financial statements, step number one is to read the auditor’s communication, usually found as page 2. The auditor’s report will disclose the basis of reporting and whether the statements conform to International Reporting Standards (IFRS), GAAP, or another accepted standard. In each of the above auditor’s reports, it is disclosed that these corporations, due to their “complex” role in the money system, are exempted from all taxes. In addition, the directors, governors and staff enjoy a very generous salary arrangement and hefty pension upon retirement.

History of Fed

The following speech, from the now past Chair of the Fed, Ben Bernanke, explains how it took a number of years and research to fully understand the reasons for the crash of 1929 and subsequent ones, despite the presence of the Federal Reserve and whose purpose was to prevent further economic crisis.

Bernanke and reasons to not back currency

When a country transfers all control for their money to a private group, it is NOT rocket science to figure out who runs the country.

The Feds use a long and winded description when describing the economy, purchasing power of our dollar, inflation, deflation, recession, depression, etc. Although the financial statements should disclose the interest rate on outstanding loans and debts, those in power are exempt from the legislation, regulations and rules that they mandate on us.

Although  bitcoins operate outside of the central banks’ control, it is not hard to see why the “Feds” are upset, they’re not collecting interest on bitcoins.

Bitcoins seem to be an underground answer to this serfdom financial control, one must remember not to put all their eggs in one basket. The fact of the matter still remains, the satellites controlling the internet are controlled by the same elite and can be shut down, thereby appropriating all the bitcoins.

PLU Codes: FYI – a Must Know

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The sticker on your produce is very important as it reveals a lot about how the produce was grown. The sticker is called a PLU or price look-up code. The sad news is that PLU codes are not mandatory, thanks to our governments that are in bed with Monsanto and its array of subsidiaries (including Cargill, American Seeds, Kruger, Western Seed, Ontario Seed, and many more). Click here for a list of Monsanto subsidiaries

The PLU code for conventionally grown US produce have traditionally maintained an individually unique four digit PLU code. Traditional or conventionally grown produce is grown using pesticides. When the dangers of GE crops became known, organic produce gained in value and consequently, it became paramount to distinguish products grown traditionally, organically and those grown by genetic modification.

A four-digit PLU code begins with a three (3) or four (4) and means the produce is ‘probably’ conventionally or traditionally grown with the use of chemicals such as chemical fertilizers, fungicides and/or herbicides. The word ‘probably’ was mandated by lobbyists as a way to downplay the use of chemicals on food products. These four digits represent the type of produce it is. As an example, large lemons conventionally grown in the US have a PLU code of 4053.

lemon plu code

In the above image, the lemon has a five digit “price look-up” code that begins with a nine (9). A five digit code beginning with a nine means that the produce is grown organically and is not genetically modified. This is the sticker or PLU code that you want to find when feeding your loved ones.

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A five digit code that begins with an eight (8), as in the above apple example, means that the apple IS genetically modified (it contains genes from other organisms). The most commonly sold GE produce with a PLU code beginning with an eight (8) are various species of corn, soybeans, canola, cotton, papaya and squash.

There is a problem with this system in that product labelling for GE produce is not mandatory. As a result,it is rare to see a five digit PLU code that begins with the digit eight (8). Why? The simple answer is that any consumer who knows the dangers of genetically modified produce would certainly refuse to buy those identified as such (i.e. produce that contains five digits and starts with an 8, as laid out in the present system). In fact, many subsidiary seed companies of Monsanto do not even want any gardener to know which of their seeds are genetically modified.

Grammatical Errors

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Is it not the same as hearing the screeching of a fingernail on a chalk board? What I mean is those that think they have a handle on grammar, actually do not …

Top Grammatical Issues: Do You Know What’s What?

Who and Whom:

Which and That

Lay and Lie

Moot

Envy and Jealousy

Nor and Or

Continuous and Continual

Coincidence and Irony

Effect or Affect

Take or Bring

Different from and Different than

Uninterested or Disinterested

Farther or Further

Because or Since

If or Whether

May or Might

The above common grammatical challenges are important and do require an explanation. Can anyone begin this important writing lesson?