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Nationalizing Healthcare and Retirements

Nationalizing Healthcare and Retirements

“There are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by the gradual and silent encroachment of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpation.” — President James Madison As the United States travels down the long road from the first limited government republic model of our Patriot Founding Fathers to a Washington style form of fascist national socialism, both health insurance and our private retirement system will eventually be nationalized and much of our retirement wealth confiscated all in the name of protecting us. But in a democracy, unlike total fascist and communist systems, great pillage and wealth attacks by government does not happen over night like Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany against Jewish wealth and property. The same can be said for Stalin’s starvation of the Ukraine and forced collectivization and confiscation of all private property and farms. By necessity in a democracy, it is a slow, incremental step-by-step process and this provides the means for American investors to protect and defend their retirement assets. There is little chance to stop the coming health and retirement plan nationalization because both systems certainly don’t work for the benefit of most Americans. The needs of the American people have been circumvented by the politicians of both parties, the legal system and the greed of Wall Street and the American insurance industry due to their special interest control of Congress. Only a fool would say either the health or retirement system works well or that they represent the best of free-market capitalism. Both industries are simply regulated monopoly interests and the GOP propaganda to the contrary is self-serving rather than a real attempt to fix the problems. Because of public opinion and the risk of voter outrage like we see today with the Tea Party movement and Ron Paul’s Campaign For Liberty, the ultimate wealth confiscation goal is the same in our special interest controlled debt democracy as in a totalitarian system but the confiscation time frame is far longer. The population must first be prepared and a number of real or contrived crises must follow to give the excuse for incremental government actions over a number of years. But Will Americans Never Learn? Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on you. For example, the income tax began in 1913 with taxes starting at around 1% of income on an equivalent income of around $65,000 in today’s dollars. The graduated tax rate went up to 6% on annual incomes over $10 million. Social Security started in 1935 with a 1% tax on the employee and employer and only half the workers were covered at inception. Roosevelt promised the funds would go into an independent trust fund rather than the General Operating Funds of the government. Oh and yes, your Social Security benefits were originally not considered taxable income to recipients. The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 and promised to promote economic stability and stable prices. The Great Depression followed in 1929 as did Franklin Roosevelt’s confiscation of the entire private supply of gold in the United States. The stated goal was stable prices and low inflation. But check out the graph below and see the actual…

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