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THE TEN-HEADED HYDRA; Or, The U.S. Is Controlled By Ten Cartels by Toby Rogers 011623

The U.S. is controlled by ten cartels and collectively they are destroying our country and enslaving the population:

~ 1. BIG FINANCE (Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway, Citigroup, Blackrock, Vanguard, the Federal Reserve)

Controls the U.S. Treasury.

Result: Money is cheap for them (the Fed) but expensive for us (credit card interest), oligopolies rule, there is no regulation, and there are endless bubbles and busts on the stock market.

~ 2. MILITARY CONTRACTORS (Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon Technologies, General Dynamics)

Control the Department of Defense.

Result: Endless wars, hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan to re-seed that area with chaos, and a new Cold War against Russia and China.

~ 3. BIG OIL (ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, BP)

Controls the Department of the Interior and DoD.

Result: Oil and gas leases on public lands only pay 8% royalties. The U.S. makes alliances with despots in the Middle East and overthrows any leader who tries to increase royalty rates.

~ 4. BIG FOOD + BIG AG (PepsiCo, Tyson, Nestle, Kraft, Cargill, ADM)

Control the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Result: Subsidies for sugar and corn. Junk food served in schools across the country. Obesity, diabetes, mental illness, and low energy plague our nation.

~ 5. BIG PHARMA (Pfizer, Merck, GSK, Moderna, Sanofi, J&J, AstraZeneca)

Controls the FDA and CDC.

Result: Junk science is laundered and given the government seal of approval. Toxic, deadly, and expensive drugs flood the market causing widespread iatrogenic injury. Vaccines that cause net harms are mandated for school. Over 50% of the population suffers from chronic illness resulting from iatrogenic injury. Widespread Covid vaccine injury causes supply chain shortages, inflation, and impaired military readiness.

~ 6. BIG CHEM (Dow, ExxonMobil Chemical, Dupont, Eastman, Bayer, Syngenta)

Controls the Environmental Protection Agency.

Result: 80,000 chemicals are on the market and we have no data to verify whether they are safe.

~ 7. BIG WIRELESS (Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, Apple, Samsung)

Controls the Federal Communications Commission.

Result: Wireless transmitters are on nearly every street corner in cities. The ridiculous 2 degree rule* puts dangerous devices near the brains and reproductive organs of almost all adult Americans as well as many children. (*The way cell phones are tested for safety in the U.S. is that they strap the unit to the head of a plastic dummy and if the temperature of the water inside the dummy’s head does not increase by more than 2 degrees they consider it “safe”.)

~ 8. BIG MEDIA (AT&T, Comcast, Disney, Paramount, Netflix, Facebook, TikTok)

Control our attention.

Result: They keep the population distracted, addicted, and plugged into the Matrix.

~ 9. BIG PHILANTHROPY (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Soros Foundation, Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Ford, Rockefeller)

Controls the subaltern.

Result: They sop up any creative, artistic, or counter-cultural impulse in the population and direct it away from any critique of capital. They shape the ideation of oppressed classes to prevent any structural reform in the U.S.

~ 10. BIG TECH/BIG DATA (Alphabet/Google/YouTube, Meta/FB/IG/WhatsApp, Microsoft, Oracle, Amazon, Twitter, TikTok)

These companies provide digital services that monitor all of our communications in order to build detailed data profiles that are then sold to other companies and the security state for the purposes of sales, manipulation, and control.

Result: These companies know what we want before we even know it. Free will is eroded. Democrat participation and dissent are replaced with a stage-managed society that is scripted like a video game with them always in control behind the scenes.

This is who rules over us.

They have interlocking boards of directors to coordinate their actions.

The U.S. government now exists to serve the interests of these cartels.

Any bureaucrat who challenges the power of these industries will be removed.

Any politician who challenges the power of these industries will be met with a well-funded opponent in the next election.

Those who work for these industries do better financially than those who do not.

Those who challenge these industries live on the margins and are under constant surveillance and threat.

Our culture warps itself around these industries to normalize their existence even as they are killing us and destroying our country and the world.

The peasants are pitted against each other in endless culture wars to distract us from our gradual (or not so gradual) enslavement.

That’s what we are up against — one nation, under the cartels, polarized, with liberty for them and misery for us.

Our challenge is to find ways to starve, sabotage, and replace this Ten-Headed Hydra with a better alternative.

Source: https://tobyrogers.substack.com/p/the-us-is-controlled-by-ten-cartels

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Jan 20, 2023Liked by Bill Astore

What could go wrong? "The Guns of August" is a very instructive answer to that question, circa 1914.

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So far, it appears Germany is resisting pressure to allow Leopard Panzers to be sent to Ukraine.

https://responsiblestatecraft.org/2023/01/20/western-defense-chiefs-again-defer-on-tanks-to-ukraine/

The idea of Leopards hunting Soviet-era T-72s and T-80s in Ukraine conjures the ghosts of Tigers and Panthers hunting T-34s in 1943 during World War II. It's not a good look.

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"What started in the West as an allegedly limited effort to help Ukraine defend its soil against Russian attacks is rapidly becoming a full-fledged war to roll back Russian forces not only in Ukraine but also in the Crimea."

I think that the key give-away term here is "allegedly". Yes, that was what was, and still is, alleged. But the real truth seems to be that the war that was not only provoked, but—as we now all know, or should know by now—begun by the West, allegedly "to help Ukraine defend its soil against Russian attack" (whatever that means) was always meant—as we now all know, or should know by now—not only to "roll back Russian forces . . . in Ukraine [and] in the Crimea" but to weaken Russia, destroy its economy, force "regime change", and decompose and partition the Russian Federation. How do we know that? Because the people in power in "the West" have said so. Perhaps many of the people who read this think that those are fine objectives. But, whatever one thinks about that, no one can, without utter duplicity, deny that such is the case.

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Wasn't the introduction of the US made Javelin credited with stopping Russian armor? It is hard to believe that Russia doesn't have the equal in armor piercing weaponry. My point is that whatever the US/NATO countries can supply to Ukraine can be countered and in greater number, by Russia. Each escalation only means more death and destruction in Ukraine. It's pointless. At some point negotiations must come.

We all know that the US would never counter Russia directly, nor China, due to the risk of nuclear war. The entire Ukraine situation is conducted knowing this. It is the prosecution of conventional war simply because it can be done by proxy, but only up to the point of Russia's tolerance. Ukrainian forces will never be rolling into Russia to win the day.

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the record of abrams' in the war against isis:

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/03/02/u-s-made-tanks-that-fell-into-militia-hands-in-iraq-sparks-assistance-standoff/

iraq in 2017 was far less dangerous than the donbas......

the logistics burden of m-1 and bradely m-2 is intense.

the british contribution is about one squadron/troop, and the ifv's going in won't be much support.

the number of 155mm tubes may be useable subject to counterbattery effects.

effect is to up the damage in denazifying ukraine.

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As far as the people building and sending those Tanks to Ukraine ~ and their Masters in DC ordering them to do that ~ are concerned, about the only thing that could possibly go wrong would be for Peace to break out before a bunch of them get deployed and are destroyed and need to be replaced.

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Navy SEAL Deserter Killed During Intense Ukraine Battle

Daniel Swift, a former American special operator, died while fighting alongside the Ukrainian military

A former American special operator died early Thursday morning after being wounded days before fighting alongside the Ukrainian military during intense combat in the eastern frontline city of Bakhmut.

Daniel Swift, 35, lived mostly in the Pacific Northwest and served as a Navy SEAL. The U.S. Navy told Rolling Stone on Friday that Swift is currently designated as an active deserter, and has been since March 2019.

Divorced, he leaves behind four children. Swift represents a climbing number of U.S. military veterans that have been killed over the past year while fighting Russian forces despite President Biden’s pleas for Americans to stay away. News of his death was first reported by TIME magazine.

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/former-navy-seal-killed-ukraine-battle-1234665040/

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'Let's Nuke The World Over Who Governs Crimea: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix'

Critics of the US empire have spent months compiling mountains of evidence showing that the empire knowingly provoked the war in Ukraine. Supporters of the US empire have spent months posting dog memes and accusing strangers of being paid by Putin. It's clear who's in the right.

So does everyone else in the world get a vote on whether their lives should be risked in an offensive to control who governs Crimea? Or will the Biden administration just be making that call on behalf of all living creatures?

It's so crazy how the fate of everyone alive and everyone who could potentially be born in the future is riding on the way two governments choose to navigate a conflict in Ukraine, just because those two governments have most of the world's nuclear weapons. It's like two people in a bar getting into a brawl that kills everyone in their city. Nobody else in the world gets a vote on the decisions being made that could kill everyone alive and end humanity forever; just a few people within those two governments and their militaries................................................................................

https://caitlinjohnstone.substack.com/p/lets-nuke-the-world-over-who-governs

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And here is one of the flags of the Cartelized States of America: https://subscribe.adbusters.org/products/corporate-america-flag#gallery-1

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