The Incredible Debt Spider by Rand Clifford

In debt we trust

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January 17, 2013

The “Federal Reserve Bank” (Fed) is not part of the United States Government. The Fed is a private, for-profit corporation ultimately owned by eight elite banking families:

1. Rothschild’s of London and Berlin
2. Lazard Brothers of Paris
3. Israel Moses Seaf of Italy
4. Kuhn, Loeb & Co. of Germany and New York
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Mother Energy and Hemp: Part 2 by Rand Clifford

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July 23, 2012

July 5, 2005 - Hemp Field

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US prohibition of hemp farming is a national catastrophe. Addiction to fossil energy is a global, ecological catastrophe.

Both are peoples’ catastrophes; right up there with the consequences of hemp prohibition, and suppression of Mother Energy access, is the demonstrated disregard of humanity.

Nature is infinitely subtle. We are part of nature. Working against nature is working against us.

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Mother Energy and Hemp: Part 1 by Rand Clifford

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July 12, 2012

July 5, 2005 - Hemp Field

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An all-pervasive energy is fundamental to the Cosmos. Not “empty”, vacuum space itself is an ocean of energy, the essence of nature.

Tesla called this universal force, “Free energy”. Inventors who have also found the key have added the names: “Zero-point energy”; “Energy from the vacuum”; “Background energy”; “Radiant energy”; “Cosmic energy”; “Aether”…many others.

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Fossil Fuel, Nuclear Fission, Central Banking, War by Rand Clifford

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

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June 16, 2012

Sense those hooves pounding around the world?

Little surprise that these four bedfellows have in their reins the fate of humanity, even life on Earth. Profit and conquest are all that matter; there is no such thing as enough, only, more.

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Root of Evil by Rand Clifford

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May 29, 2012

As such a useful tool of exchange, money is not inherently evil. Money can be a springboard to such evil as bailout-begging banks too monstrous to fail gambling with taxpayer wealth—you know, private profits, public risk. Casino financialization with taxpayers as a backstop. The $700 billion TARP bailout actually being a $23.7 trillion bailout.But the root of all evil is the human brain.

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Hemp Versus the Status Quo by Rand Clifford

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October 16, 2011

Jesus casting out the money changers at the temple

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The US rose to eminence by producing value, and by a fair percentage of citizens sharing the wealth. The further the nation has been corrupted from the stability of fairness, the faster our rate of decline. Runaway greed, lust for power, and raw capitalism have reversed our national trajectory so insidiously that not just we, but even Earth’s biosphere, are in free fall. Is it more than simple coincidence that such comprehensive decline so closely parallels our prohibition of hemp?

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End Corporatocracy by Rand Clifford

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October 9, 2011

occupy dismantle the corporatocracy

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In the late Douglas Adams’ masterpiece of wit, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything is…42.

Philosophers whose ancestors built the gargantuan computer Deep Thought to calculate an answer to that Ultimate Question were mortified upon learning that their computer spent 7.5 million years to come up with, 42. Deep Thought’s response was along the lines of: How do you expect to understand the answer, when you don’t understand the question?

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Courage versus Malignancy by Rand Clifford

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October 2, 2011

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Perhaps we should begin by calling them financializers…or, swine for short? Like all elite swine, they’re so full of hubris it’s made their tails curl. Whenever there’s a major upward transfer of wealth debacle like the dot com bubble or the savings and loan scandal, they’re always nearby.

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A Simple Way to Help Resurrect Hope In America by Rand Clifford

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September 27, 2011

Turn off the TV - Live your life.

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Napoleon Bonaparte called history “A set of lies agreed upon.”

It’s even been said that lies are the glue that holds civilization together.

And now, before our eyes, lies accumulate like flies on flypaper, germy, nasty things that get processed, pasteurized, and homogenized into history. Examples seem endless: from elections rigged with e-voting, to the heinous false flag circus of 9/11, to the Global War on Terror, to evisceration of the Constitution to “protect” people, to the off-the-charts upward transfer of wealth of bankster bailouts, to the murder of over a million people amid destruction of Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya….

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9/11 Came From Above, Not From Below by Rand Clifford

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September 20, 2011

9/11 was an INSIDE JOB

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An innocent bystander exposed to mainstream corporate media (CorpoMedia) during the lead-up to 9/11/11 would likely conclude that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe that nineteen Arab boys armed with box cutters achieved the horrendous destruction of 9/11/01 despite the best efforts of the entire American security apparatus.

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Hemp and Peace, Freedom and Democracy by Rand Clifford

Wild growing hemp

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July 6, 2011

What are America’s powerful elite afraid of most? At or near the top of the list we might find: hemp, peace, freedom, and democracy. Mainstream rhetoric insists otherwise—especially regarding peace, freedom, and democracy (hemp is kind of that family secret), but how often does mainstream rhetoric have much, if anything, to do with truth?

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The Day the Earth Stood Nil by Rand Clifford

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June 26, 2011

4.24 エネルギーシフトパレードin渋谷/Energy Shift Parade in Shibuya

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Could human intelligence be a lethal mutation? Catastrophes spawned by Earth’s most intelligent species suggest not only self-extinction, but annihilation of countless other species. Is the apparent disconnect between cleverness and wisdom primarily a human characteristic, and if so, what are the chances of human wisdom catching up with human cleverness?

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Hemp, The Great Green Hope by Rand Clifford

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June 11, 2011

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“It has something to do with something called marijuana. I believe it is a narcotic of some kind.”

So said congressman Rayburn to congressman Snell’s question: “What is this bill about?”

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Corporate Profit Versus Life On Earth by Rand Clifford

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June 5, 2011

Corporate Greed

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The last year has been especially catastrophic for life on Earth, while at the same time, corporate profits have jumped a staggering 36.8%, setting all-time records. Is this a coincidence, or are the long-term implications as sinister as they might seem?

How many disasters like the massive poisoning of the Gulf of Mexico, or gushing of radiation from multiple reactor-core meltdowns in Japan can the biosphere take? Or, perhaps a more apropos question is: How much more profit will the biosphere survive?

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Thoughtcrime: USA by Rand Clifford

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June 1, 2011

9-11 was an inside job

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The federal government seems unable to do anything but lie. Now, that’s plenty disturbing, but perhaps most disturbing of all is that hordes of Americans still, somehow, actually believe the lies. Compiling a list of official lies would be a savage challenge, tantamount to writing a synopsis of everything important that has happened, and is happening. On the other hand…easy as pie, compiling a list of actual federal truthfulness; unfortunately, there not only would be little if any pie, but hardly any crumbs. In fact, there might not even be any crumbs.

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