The Resistance To The Oppression Of Corruption In Government

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Since 1913, the American people have been oppressed and enslaved by the banks and big business by means of the Federal Reserve act of 1913. Within the past decade, American citizens across the country have begun to see the corruption that plagues our nation. Many groups have begun to unite in protest, against the tyranny that has twisted the perception of America at home and abroad. Numerous atrocities have been committed in the name of Freedom and the rights of America’s citizens have been systematically eroded and in some cases stripped away. In the past decade alone, many groups have come together under a noble cause of ending the corruption in government, through peaceful protest, silent resistance and political movements.
Irresponsible spending has caused many to question the competency of our leaders. The establishment of the Federal Reserve, a private corporation, that creates currency through the purchasing of bonds from the US treasury, is the foundation of corruption. This creation of money with no actual value is perpetuated by fractional reserve banking. Combined, currency floods the market creating inflation. Attempts have been made to stop this out of control central banking system. In 2009 Ron Paul created the Federal reserve Transparency act, stating: “We must take a critical look at the Fed's monetary policy decisions, discount window operations, and a host of other things, with a real audit - and not just pay lip-service to the idea of an audit. At a time when we're seeing great volatility in small Euro-zone economies like Greece, Portugal, and Ireland, it is more crucial than ever that we have real transparency at our own central bank.”(Resnikoff) This bill failed in the senate however, sparking more distrust in our fiat currency, as the political movement that followed this idea grew and has resurfaced recently by Rand Paul.
On May 25th 2013, people in over 52 countries came together in protest against GMO or genetically modified food. Monsanto, the largest distributor of GMO food products, was criticized above all else. With a history of hiring former congressmen the passing of the Monsanto protection act did not come as a surprise. The blatant corruption in these policies and bills is sickening. The Monsanto Protection act is “legislation signed into law that requires the continued sale of products even if the products are determined to be unlawfully approved. In plain English, that means that these companies could have legal protection to continue selling their products even if the courts pulled the products from the market.” (Kucinich) In protest millions across the globe peacefully marched to eliminate GMO food, or at the very least ensure it is labeled. Their efforts however, were mostly unnoticed by the main stream media.
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