Whatever Happened to Justice?

Whatever Happened to Justice?  by Richard Maybury

Fair Warning, This post contains references to religion but it is not religious.   Yes, I know the old adage.   Keep away from discussions of abortion, religion and politics at the dinner table.  I realize that touching on these subjects in the past have made men go berserk.  Some of them are still on the loose. However, my references will be historical in nature so it theoretically should offend no one.  I know that is wishful thinking anywhere in life. 

I do not offer this as a sales job or intend to pit one philosophy against another.  I do not reveal my spiritual belief system and do not suggest one for you.  It is simply a historical survey for religion is an intricate part of American history.   The founding fathers were deeply devotional men and their spiritual beliefs were incorporated into the Founding documents.   If you are a supporter of the Constitution of the United States, the Bill of Rights, then you already know that the principles contained within are in part based on the spiritual belief of the founders.   If you don't, well you probably need to read this article. 

What I am about to write is the basis of ALL laws, criminal and contract in this land.   It was the agreed upon rules of society in Rome before tyranny set in.  It was also the agreed upon rules in America before America adopted the Roman Model and began down the road of tyranny.   I will also suggest there are no other circumstances that are as fundamental to a metals investor as the laws I am going to discuss.   I never thought I would be writing this article or thought that any grown adult would need it.   I was wrong. There, I admit it.   End of Disclaimer.

This post is a summary of the book "Whatever Happened to Justice?   by Richard Maybury.   If you never asked the question then maybe it's time.   I realize some of you are very familiar with Maybury and a couple of you subscribe to his newsletters. Others of you might only be familiar with him through the occasional mention of him by others on this website.   A few of you, find him boring, and disagree with his politics and I vehemently disagree with you.  

Richard Maybury is the the soft voice of the alternative media.  However, his demure manner should not overshadow his powerful understanding of history and his ability to communicate it in an interesting and straightforward manner.  He is the writer of the "Early Warning Report" for the last 24 years and his news letter goes to the CIA.  Maybury discovered that a word he had coined "Chaostan" was used in a 2009 speech by General McChrystal.    Who knows what other alternative sources they check into?   Ron Paul is one of his biggest supporters.  When Harry Browne passed on his newsletter, he asked Ron Paul to take over but because of his political career, it was given to Richard Maybury.     He is  also the author of many books on history and economics suitable for home schooling.   His basic investment model is based on what is known as "juris Naturalism" which is another way of saying natural law or common law which is higher than any government's law which is political law.

Higher law  also the philosophy of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and the other American founders. Maybury is one of those cool heads.  Not prone to bouts of emotionalism or ranting in his newsletters.   It provides a no-nonsense writing of history as it really happened, and follows geopolitical events and the effect on your investments.  He cares very little about what gold or silver will do in the next ten minutes.   He is the turtle and not the hare.  His investment advice doesn't cater to the rabbits that want to become wealthy tomorrow but find after many years, they are still chasing the trophy.   His track record is second to none although it will put the aggressive investor to sleep.

Unfortunately, the study of common law is all but lost because most lawyers might have a few classes in the subject and then when they graduate they are forced to practice political law. 

Now back to the subject God where the understanding of our system of justice is derived. 

Maybury starts off pointing out that all our founders were extremely spiritual men.  Jefferson often used the word God but he just as often used the phrase "Laws of Nature"  Washington went in for the more biblical God.  Paine closer to Jefferson a less "personal" higher authority based on nature.  Maybury also took a survey of most of the world religions, which by the way, are most often the source of societies law.   At times, it has been hijacked and used to control.  But in the case of the founding fathers, their spiritual beliefs resulted in probably the greatest document guaranteeing freedom and liberty, The US Constitution.

This higher law, also known as common or natural law, are a set of immutable principles that exist that apply equally to all mankind as stated by Alexander Hamilton.  You can ignore them, you might not want to be aware of the but they are recognized in almost every culture, most forms of religion or spirituality.  The founders and others throughout history who have recognized these laws believed every person was bounded by these laws until death do you depart.

Maybury surveyed 2500 years of economic history, the political rise and decline of many civilizations, and various religious and spiritual believes that exist.  He discovered that all these systems had two very fundamental principles in common.   Maybury distilled these principles until he came down with 16 words which  he calls Maybury's two laws that are the basis of all criminal  and contract law under common law.    They are:

1.)  Do All You Have Agreed To Do
2)  Do not encroach on other persons
or their property

The first law "Do All You have Agreed To Do" is the bases of all contract law.  And Do Not encroach on other persons or their property" is the basis for all criminal law.

Said in a different way, YOUR RIGHTS END WHERE MY NOSE BEGINS.  This fundamental principle is violated everyday both by citizens by government and sadly, right here on Turdville.  Under common law I have every right to defend my person or property with complete justification.   Again, these two laws are stated over and over again in various ways through different religions and philosophies from Judaism and Christianity to Confucianism. 

What Maybury does next is to demonstrate that these principles are acting in the world and verifiable by studying the history and political status of every country.  What he discovered is that every country who follows these laws had a reasonable amount of prosperity, contentment among the population and extended periods of liberties.    Those who did not follow these laws ended up suffering from lack of guaranteed freedoms, poverty, strife and tyranny.  He coined the phrase "chaostan" to refer to the countries that regularly violated these principles.   

Somewhere in his materials he gives his readers a large map of "chaostan" and rates each member of "chaostan" according to how far down the scale.  Maybe another Maybury subscriber has access to this information but if I recall Switzerland was the top or near the top of the list for obeying these laws and Zimbabwe and several others at the bottom.  The United States has been sinking down the list over the years. 

The next logical step that Maybury took is that if you can predict the level of freedom's and prosperity that will occur based only on these two laws, you then have a model of the world that you can use to guide your investment decisions.  And that's exactly what Maybury has been using with great success for 25 years.   A governments behavior and the way it exercises power has more effect on your investments than any other factor.  

Some very basic legal definitions as defined by Black's Law Dictionary to help you understand exactly what the two laws mean.

Encroach; "To enter by gradual steps or stealth into the possessions or rights of another, to trespass or intrude.  To gain or intrude unlawfully upon the lands, property, or authority of another. " 

Fraud: An intentional pervasion of truth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right.  A false representation of a matter of fact, whether by words or by conduct, by false or misleading allegations, or by concealment of that which should have been disclosed, which deceive and is intended to deceive another so that he shall act upon it to his legal injury.  Any kind of artifice employed by one person to deceive another.

Agreement:  A concord to understanding and itnention between two or more parties with respect to the effect upon their relative rights, or benefits, with the view of contracting an obligation, a mutual obligation. 

When you wake up in the morning, turn on your computer, log in to Turdville, you are bounded by multiple societal contracts under common law.   When you go into a store your bounded by these contracts.  These are known as tacit contracts.  You do not sign a contract with a store owner if you walk into his store to buy a cookie.  Nevertheless you are bounded by these laws.  

You walk into a store and there are some freshly baked cookies on the shelf.  You are permitted to examine the cookie but you are not permitted to touch the cookie and make it unsuitable for others consumption.  If the cookie is not freshly baked and it is in a wrapper, you are permitted to examine the cookie, read the ingredients on the wrapper, search for a price but you are not permitted to open the cookie, remove the candy or put the cookie in the soda fridge.  If you decide you want the cookie, you have a tacit contractual obligation to pay for the cookie before opening or eating it.   The money that you use to pay for the cookie with a form of payment allowed by the proprietor.  In another words, the moment you opened the door to the candy store, you were bound by a complex set of agreements.   Were to break any of these agreements, you would be in violation of your contract and held liable under common law.   You have committed an intentional act against a higher law.

The moment you log on to Turd, you are now in a virtual space that is subject to the laws of the land, and the rules and privileges extended to you by the proprietor, in this case Turd.  If you do not know what those terms are, it is time to review.

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 As a contributor and volunteer to the site, I have been extended some extra "privilege" which amounts to nothing more than being the first person to write on a blog once or twice a week.   Much of the agreement is a tacit agreement, that I cannot use this space to harm any individual including the owner of this site.  The latter is also the agreement I have with society.   I must do everything that I agreed upon with Turd to retain this privilege and in return Turd must do everything he agreed upon for me to continue to provide a service.  As a poster, I am bound by common law, political law and the terms of my verbal contract and tacit contracts with Turd.  

So maybe you are thinking to yourself, that is a whole lot of contracts for waking up, and posting something.  Yes but you've probably been engaged with contracts your entire life without thinking about what was occurring.  The fun thing about common law is that by adhereing to agreements no matter how insigificant, one gains a modicum of freedom.   This is why countries who obey the two laws have liberty and prosperity.  The more they adhere to these principles the greater the freedom of the population.

Each law contains a low threshold, a high tension area and the razors edge or the middle point.  Once I accept these principles as common to law obeying countries and citizens and I accept them, I enter the middle zone.   I am no longer the effect of laws which would seem to bind me.   Again, I AM NOT REFERRING TO POLITICAL LAW.  Only the laws that fall under the domain of the two laws.  Maybury refers to the upper and lower thresholds in the legal sense known as ambient encroachment.

Most communities accept some level of ambient encroachment.  You can bump up against me on the subway and knock the coffee out of my hands without me calling it an assault.  You might allow me to walk onto your property so I can sell you my daughters girl scout cookies or on Halloween ring your bell to collect candy.   The level of allowable encroachment is dependent upon the individual.  However, if you intend to encroach, pet another persons animal, go up to a persons rose bush and hold a flower to smell it, and ask permission, you are giving that individual more space and in return he will allow you more space.  

Government disregards these allowable thresholds through force.  You do not have a choice.  Government asserts it's will and the privilege to use power and it is usually done through force of regulation and law that benefits the power holders and not the citizens they intend to serve.   Nanny Laws, blue laws, tax laws are a small collection of examples of political law based on the Roman Model.  

My fundamental thesis for investing in Gold and Silver is simple.   Is my government acting in accordance to the two principles or are they not?  Are liberties being granted by natural right or are they being taken away through power and force?  Everything else including cycles, charts, supply and demand are secondary factors to the one overriding factor-human behavior.   A new cycle could be started and old ones eliminated by the change of behavior.   As Einstein said, you can't solve a problem with the same mind that created it.   A problem will act according to the laws of cycles until that which created the problem is removed.   If government passed a law that said publishing charts was illegal, providing analyst in public forums was illegal, you would only need to use your powers of observation and look at the behaviors of government to understand the long term implications of your investments.   It has been shown to work over and over again.   Maybury every year issues a challenge to his readers.  Find a portfolio issued by a writer that has performed better.  To date, nobody has been able to meet the challenge.  ONLY TWO LAWS!  If we measure economic and geopolitical behavior by government, things are NOT getting better!  If you refuse to acknowledge these realities, you are putting your financial security in jeopardy.

On the other hand, things that don't involve the hand of government are getting better.   We have increased technology for better communication, medicine can give a man without legs the ability to walk etc...  Every year independent inventors flood the market with new inventions from 3D printing to be able to mine asteroids in space.  However, even with these there are a delicate balance. 

Market Manipulation

Market manipulation is a form of both political and economic power and a violation of the two laws.   In 2013, there are still some that say markets are not manipulated as all evidence is nothing more than circumstantial and inconclusive.  A trader might reach this assumption because he is able to predict what the markets will do tomorrow at midnight and therefore he concludes that markets can't be manipulated if he is able to predict the outcome more times than not.  BAD CONCLUSION based on faulty reasoning and a misunderstanding of cycles. 

As I have stated and Turd has stated, markets work according to certain laws and principles whether they are manipulated or not.  This was the entire thesis behind the invention of TA.   Maybury makes the following observation about market manipulation from a political standpoint.

Everyday, a Saudi Arabian wakes up and looks out his window into the Persian Gulf.  While he is having tea and muffins, he see's an American Air craft carrier and a battleship within the sovereign territory of another country.    Do you think any Saudi official in their right mind is going to wake up and say, we are not going to sell oil to the United States.   Japan tried that and wanted nothing to do with trade with the west.  Through gun boat diplomacy, US forced Japan to open trade.   Markets are manipulated through political force, EVERY DAY.   Whether or not this effects day to day price movement once the force is in place is an entirely different question.  

Two Laws Within the Personal Realm

As I said, these laws are nothing new but Maybury's application of them are rather unique.   While he discovered they operate on a macro level channeled through government behavior's, plenty of others have discovered that they operate at an  individual level.

Simply stated, that an individuals passage through life is made easier or more difficult based upon his observance of these principles.  If you choose to be an asshole, life will treat you like an asshole.  There are no dirth of studies, which I could present to support my case but will forgo that exercise.  

Science has demonstrated that more illness is related to psychosomatic and emotional disturbances than through the average diet.  Not to say that diet doesn't contribute to a healthy life style.   But if you are an angry, vengeful, fearful, greedy individual, you are cutting your life short and your individual sense of freedom.   If you allows to determine how you feel, are you free?   If this subject is totally alien to you I suggest you can start with Candice Pert's "Molecues of Emotion" Candice Pert was the former head of the NIH or try "Biology of Belief" by Bruce Lipton.   You probably can get some free youtubes on the subject. 

The ancient Toltecs understood that these two laws operate in both the personal realm and a government realm.   While Maybury stated the laws more succinct, the Four Agreements (written by Don Miguel Ruiz) were said to be principles which indicated if an individual's passage through life was an easy one or one of conflict and contention. 

The Four Agreements are: (Taken from the Book.  Four Agreements)

1. Be Impeccable with your Word: Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the Word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your Word in the direction of truth and love.

2. Don’t Take Anything Personally
 Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.

3. Don’t Make Assumptions
 Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

4. Always Do Your Best  Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse, and regret.

122 Comments

AJwhiteshirt's picture

Me first?

Hmmm

bullion only's picture

Justice left when we left the

Justice left when we left the gold standard.

After that there has been no fiscal accountability.

Greed took over.

We are watching the great train robbery.

The greatest transfer of wealth in history.

Rt

opticsguy's picture

I've found that ethics means nothing in business

I've watched people that I used to look up to engage in fraud, shipping shoddy product, blatant lies to customers, etc., over the past year.  It seems the moral relativism is being absorbed into our society.  I'm also disillusioned by the fact that many of these same people attend the local megachurches regularly.

When I was at a large tech company I noticed an interesting group dynamic.  All of the fast-trackers were engaged in activities that the NSA probably knew about (and their wives didn't).  The two guys who should have been promoted based on the business that they built were forced out and replaced by cronies of top management.  No dirt, no promotion.

Stalin couldn't trust anyone that he didn't have dirt on.  Having dirt on someone means you have control of them, and their unquestioning loyalty.

Our corporations and governments are filled with these sociopaths and the people they control.

If you have a moral or ethical sense, you will eventually be working for yourself.

AlienEyes's picture

I've found that ethics mean less than nothing in politics.

I've found that ethics mean less than nothing in politics.

Far less than nothing in banking, pimping and war....all of which are at least in part, the same thing.

Green Lantern's picture

It is because government

It is because government doesn't have an ethical ruler/benchmark.    they learned statist history and political science in government printed textbooks.  They learned the Holy Roman Empire system of government.  Do whatever is in our best interest at all costs, take no prisoners.  Nobody ever taught them Maybury's two laws.  They aren't self aware to realize that a violation of a principle has consequences.  

Goverments reflect the will of the people.   No government can exist unless the populace allows it.  Even Tyranny takes hold because the public allows it.   Which means, people are walking around without any idea of the principles which allow liberty to flourish.  Because in their little lifes, hoping to be somebody important, they breach these principles in hopes of getting ahead.   And then they have to face themselves and it's uncomfortable.   It's citizens who get elected to office and it's citizens who elect these bozo's.   It seems to me that if government is the will of the people than on averaage citizen's do not have much integrity.    Of course, I would need to back that up with some evidence. 

I would start wtih the study that was just released the other day about the % of Americans that lie.   Maybe I'll look for it later.  Not a very good commentary on the integrity of the population.   A good percentage of the people I've dealt with in life can't even be on a time for an appointment or they tell you let's have lunch and never follow up.   Assholism is a pandemic.

silver66's picture

If I could give a 100 hat tips I would

Excellent article. I would encourage everyone to buy the uncle Eric series and have your children and grandchildren read them, after you have of course.

I think the 3rd point in the 4 agreements about not to make assumptions is very important. There has been a significant amount of discussion lately on the Corporations that are the de facto governments in the world and the for profit judicial systems that represent them. If you understand point three, you will understand why they operate the way they do. If we don't object then they assume we are in agreement. 

Silver66

John Galt's picture

7th !

(Now to go back and reread in more detail)

bullion only's picture

The four agreements are: 1.

The four agreements are:

1. Lie and lie big. No matter what, say anything to get what you want. You can always hire an attorney later to defend you and you can pay him and the fine with money you made from the big lie.

2. Nothing personal; it's just business. Sorry your family, company and country is ruined. It's nothing personal.

3. Make assumptions. Like too big to fail and too big to jail. Worked so far. Assumptions that if you are at the top someone else below you will be blamed. Think Corrizine and all those other crooks like Jamie and his friends.

4. Always do your best for yourself and screw everyone else.

This is where justice has gone. When you fail to prosecute this is what happens.

I listened to a guy on the radio about baseball players using drugs. He said the only way to stop it was the first time you are caught you lose a year and the second time you are caught you lose your career. Until then it is looked the other way because it is good for baseballs bottom line. Fans like home runs. The circus is everywhere. Rome lives.

RT

Gramp's picture

Right on Green Lantern

Thank you for  the effort put forth by you and others who volunteer their time to do so.   Though not providing a return of material wealth, the reward of organization of ones thoughts and beliefs is itself of great value.  

Nana's picture

Very Good Article GL!

A Country grows or dies by its morals, ethics and character of its government and the population as a whole.  

No longer are good morals, ethics, self reliance or personal responsibility held as a cherished trait or of highest standards by the "ruling class" who are in it for their own gain of fiat and power.

Much of the problem is government has been allowed out of its chains, the Constitution. "Laws" which really are not "laws" at all such as, Acts, Codes, Statutes, Regulations and so on have been "enforced" as if the were "law" while the Constitution is tabled, trampled and destroyed. 

John Adams:

"Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."

John Galt's picture

@ GL - Nicely Written

That was very nicely written.

Your comment about our emotions and how we behave in the world ends up affecting our health was particularly interesting. 

Carolyn Myss is a medical intuitive and she wrote her book "Anatomy of the Spirit - The Seven Stages of Power and Healing" after 3 different patients showed up in her office in a short period of time; each suffering from the same type of disease and each, she was surprised to discover, being affected by the same emotional turmoils that she discovered manifested as disease.

Dis-ease, in other words, becomes disease.

flyinkel's picture

GL you have touched on our profound flaw

Most here have a sense of ethics, loyalty, honesty, integrity, so it is harder to step outside the box, and this can be to our detriment.  So let's lift one leg over, and get OUT of the box.

Charts have their place, but I sure would like a thread that says "If I were a low life scum completely lacking in any moral fiber, what would I do?"

1)  Would recognize the ship is going down and try to get everything from it.

2) Induce volatility via stabilization, destabilization, REPEAT, and play the KNOWN volatility for all it's worth.

3) Send my company assets overseas as quickly as possible so that when the bankruptcy comes there is nothing but ashes.

Anyone else willing to venture outside the box?

Wed is "weird wally Wednesday" known for volatility.  Friday is triple witching day.  Correct?  Man, I would want those prices in the dumps.  Right?  We can't always immediately change things, but we ALL can play the "If I were"  game, but the key is that it is tough to play it peering out from the moral walls of your own box and win against these guys.  Not to mention they are happy to set your box on fire.

Unless of course, you just buy, hold and wait for the 55:1 paper to physical implosion......and ignore the noise altogether.

AngryCitizen's picture

Wow, It Takes GUTS

To post what you did, GL. I thank you for your effort and time.

While I entirely agree with your whole post, I believe it's important to point out that parents, (not school or the state, or ANY OTHER ENTITY), have the responsibility to pass on to their own children a strong sense of what is right and what is wrong, (at the VERY LEAST), and clearly, parental failures are, and have been, producing a poor result in our country. Can there be any doubt that we are generations down the slippery slope, so to speak?

The government-run "educational" system in our country has largely usurped from parents the parenting of children, to the point that parents now by and large delegate away their responsibility of really parenting their children. As a result, we are raising largely amoral children in our country. From these, we get amoral leadership in our communities and government. (Sure, there are exceptions, but the great majority of our children today, and even their parents, have had their morals, (and academics), shaped by the state, (or worse, "pop culture", not their parents.)

And WE continue to let it happen, as we are "too busy" to be bothered with getting involved with our children's lives, school, friends, activities, and future. We have forgotten not only the purpose and importance of our involvement with our children, but HOW to do so.

And so, WE are the ones who will rue it, only too late to change it. They won't notice the difference. It's their "normal". That will be passed on to their children....

I won't get into the "whys" of it. Just throwing out my observations and experience here....for my time is limited now.

Thank you again for your great post.

Green Lantern's picture

flyinkel, Yes, charts have

flyinkel,

Yes, charts have their place.  They are only 2d depictions of reality and they are useful especially in the right hands.

But they are not drivers or cause.  Even cycles are not cause.  They are dynamics.  Cause has always and will always be human behaviors and possibly acts of God or nature or whatever people like.  And they have been shown to be more interrelated than most suspect.

If anybody can find any two principles that effect their investments more than the use of power or the breach of the two laws, I'd like to know.  

I also believe as much as these two principles seem to be duh's for most people that practice them in their life, there are many, that act as if they oblivious to them.  That would be anybody not convinced the long trend for metals is up.  That would be anybody that curses the behaviors of government and in their small lifes commits the same blunders as government by disobeying immutable principles.    Wondering if we get any visitors today that enjoy breaching these two fundamental principles.

Outside the box is anything that doesn't adhere to these two principles.   There is nothing new under the sun.   Emperors and kings have tried everything including the sun won't come out tomorrow unless you offer me a fresh virgin to sacrafice to the God's.   Fear of death is the ultimate way to hold a population under control.   And it's been done for 1000's of years by what we call royalty today.  oops giving away the contents of my next article.  

I'm sure to offend a few people.  

benque's picture

I have a cold

Should I suck on a dime?

No way can I make coloidal, or ionic silver where I am, but I do have a silver dime at hand.

Ah-chooooooo!

Green Lantern's picture

@angrycitizen.  I agree. It

@angrycitizen.  I agree. It starts at home.  Unfortunately not all parents as smart as you.

flyinkel's picture

GL I do hear you and really I guess I just flew off topic, sorry

1) I own "The Four Agreements" and have read in-depth on many similar books.  

2) Predictive behavior is what folks are trying to do as they exit/enter PMs.  They want to enter/exit at a good time to maximize profits.  They see themselves as getting taken to the cleaners by a manipulated market.  I am not opposing your article by any stretch, I am simply saying an article that starts with "If I was a rot bastard I would....." might be helpful too.  Because that is what it feels like we are dealing with, and the bankers don't seem to be following the 4 Agreements of Don Miguel Ruiz.  The world would be a much better place if they did.

agNau's picture

Justice arrives......

shortly after truth.

Nana's picture

benque

Dimes are 90% silver but have a composite of 10% other material, I would not suck on it....

benque's picture

Nana

Thank you...Canadian dime, even worse at 80% silver, 20% copper.  Kind of hard to keep a maple under my tongue.

C'est la vie...ah-choooooo.

tyberious's picture

Viva Brasil

Brazil Bails On US State Visit - Blames Illegal Spying

While the White House is trying to play this down currently in the press conference, Brazil's President Rousseff has issued a statement postponing his trip to the US due to the illegal espionage of the Americans:

  • *BRAZIL SAYS U.S. HASN'T PROVIDED ADEQUATE EXPLANATION ON SPYING
  • *BRAZIL'S SAYS IT NEEDS U.S. EXPLANATION BEFORE STATE VISIT
  • *BRAZIL SAYS U.S. ILLEGAL MONITORING OF GOVT, COS. IS 'SERIOUS'
  • *BRAZIL PRESIDENT ROUSSEFF POSTPONES STATE VISIT TO THE U.S.

According to AP, Obama spoke to Rouseff on the phone but that didn't do it as the Brazilian President demanded a full public apology.

¤'s picture

Top notch

Great post GL. yes  Thanks.

The Rule of Law is crumbling under the weight of power/greed, fear and a lack of accountability. We have a political social class that enacts laws for society and who also control the enforcement of them within society, our society....not theirs.

Those who are connected or deemed part of the club play by a different set of rules to some degree. They probably feel they're above most of society at the upper echelons of govt.

I don't see this break down of law ending anytime soon. In fact I think we're just entering another period of deep corruption. Not just power or financial corruption either.

Corruption of the upper classes belief systems regarding the adherence to laws (like the US Constitution) and discarding or ignoring laws selectively guarantees that this cycle accelerates until some type of major domestic incident reveals itself that affects the populaces senses to the point they rebel in some measure.

I think we've begun a new cycle of corruption and rapid societal and political change. Not a good one either.

Mr. Fix's picture

Totally awesome article, I love it!

Green Lantern, you have nailed it, and boiled the complexity of our legal system  down to two simple laws.

Most excellent!

In a lot of recent posts, particularly  the Xty's, I was using the two law example that I learned from Puck T  Smith.

he would commonly assert “don't lie–(unless your government)”

and, “don't take other people's stuff-- (unless your government)”. If only life could be that simple!

I have another way of looking at this study, and how these two laws lead to prosperity in various countries:

Would it not be fair to say that prosperity is inversely proportionate to the size of government?

the only possible conclusion that can be drawn from  the fax in your article, is that the smallest government possible would be most preferable.

A couple of community members seem to be very upset that I was asserting that no government at all would be most preferable, Puck  was able to articulate that particular position far better than I can, he spent far more time researching it, as I am just getting started. But the premise brings true to me.

This requires a strong moral backbone to work, which comes down to those two basic laws.

The current government in the United States has strayed so far from  these basic principles, a collapse is an absolute certainty, and the carnage will be immense.

I love how you tied it into gold and silver investments, I own them for exactly the same reasons you cited.

I appreciate  your work here, I could learn a lot from you on the basic premise  of being a good citizen of this community.

Hopefully, your disclaimers will have the desired effect.

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Fix

Would it not be fair to say that prosperity is inversely proportionate to the size of government? YES!!

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I can't tell you how excited

I can't tell you how excited I am about the release of the new $100 Bill on October 8th!
 
"Why?"...you ask.
 
Because there are so many mysteries that are swirling around my head about that bill and how perfectly it fits into the Road to Roota Theory!
 
First, here's my original analysis:
 
The Hidden Meanings in the New $100 Bill!
 
Here's a short list of questions still lingering:
 
- Will the new Bills be dated 2008 or were they reprinted to reflect the latest release date of 2013?
- Will the words "Federal Reserve Note" be removed from the new bills?
- What happened to the "large amount" of new bills that were stolen last year?
- Will it still have the words from the Declaration of Independence that talks of overthrowing the government so prominently placed on the front of the Bill?
 
For all you "doubters" that this bill has any significance at all please answer me one question:
 
Of all the Federal Reserve Note denominations redesigned why was the $100 Bill the LAST to be changed with anti-counterfeit colors and security measures if their true intent was to stop the proliferation of counterfeit US Dollars?
 
The answer is easy...THE US IS TRYING TO DESTROY THE DOLLAR!!!
 
Remember: The US is the largest debtor nation in the history...if we destroy the dollar WE WIN!
 
For Private Road Members here's some of the past updates on the new $100's:
 
New $100 Bill Update 9/9/2013
 
Gold $100 Bill conspiracy Rages
 
The New $100 Bill Will Usher In A New Gold Standard
 
New Gold Backed Currency Update
 
As of today we are still "locked and loaded" for the release of the New $100 Bill on October 8th.
 
3 Potential Scenarios:
 
1) If it happens as planned without any financial hiccups before the 8th then I'm gonna have field day exposing the significance of this bill to the world.
 
2) If we have a market meltdown before the 8th then I'm gonna have field day exposing the significance of this bill to the world.
 
3) If we get another delay and the Bill is NOT released on the 8th...then we wait more :-(
 
It's all about TIMING now so hang on.
 
May the Road you choose be the Right Road.
 
Bix Weir
 
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This Fits Nicely

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Wow Lantern

You have to one of the most interesting "people" I have read. (not person).

I have been reading a lot re common/natural law too.

I read the four agreements after I saw some interview with some gold guy (owns Lions gate productions too) and he got it from Bill Clinton. Said it had a profound affect on his life too.

Superb post. Thank you. Will look into this guy? Maybury.

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Ancientmoney, the $100 bill and its release,

I can only assume that the release of the new $100 bill will not be uneventful.
There are just too many fundamentals converging simultaneously for the new $100 bill to simply replace the old one on a one-to-one basis.
I strongly suspect as Jim Willie has asserted that it will be combined with a long awaited currency devaluation.
I do not plan on having all that many old $100 bills when the new ones are introduced,
that will probably be our last chance to stack at anywhere near the prices we can do it for now.

I am very much looking forward to your reaction when the new bill is released, I suspect there will be a lot of reactions.

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Tyberious

I find myself very nervous about the release of the $100 Bill because someone close to me who I have been trying to talk into PM's but would not do it, I at least talked into getting a significant amount of cash out of the bank.  I wonder what is going to become of that cash that he has now been sitting on for almost a year.  I sure hope that the old $100 bills are still going to be good.  Does anyone have any advice on this matter?  Should this person put the cash back in the bank and re-withdraw after the new bills are available?

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