WITH CRIMINAL INTENT: It’s a Ponzi Scheme, The Real Reason Global Markets are Crashing – By Isaac Davis

Source – wakingtimes.com

– The economy is collapsing and the stock market is crashing… again. Is this crash the big one, or is it just another hiccup on the slow road to certain doom? Should we stampede or continue to graze?

“The bubbles must continue until morale improves.”Max Keiser

For those who’ve shouldered the responsibilty of understanding how our government and econonomy truly work, this new, latest economic collapse, is not in any way unexpected, but rather a predictable certainty in a long train of abuses by government and Wall Street. You see, the economic system is designed to fail. Collapse is in its DNA.

At its core, our fiat-based, reserve-currency, derivates-driven, interest rate-manipulated economy is a criminal enterprise that is explicitly designed to fail at offering human kind an equitable, just and common sensical way to facilitate exchange. However, it is very well designed to transfer wealth from the middle class to the wealthiest of the world’s elite in crisis after crisis until the whole thing collapses. It is engineered to implode.

To us, it appears to be failing, but in reality the crash of the stock market and the instant liquidation of trillions of fiat dollars of wealth is a built-in feature of the greatest heist in human history. The economy is a Ponzi Scheme, a well-known, very calculated method of extracting wealth from others. It can be done on a small scale, or it can be scaled up to rob entire nations, entire civilizations even, or as we see developing right now, perhaps even an entire planet’s worth of wealth.

To keep it simple, here’s how Wikipedia defines it:

A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operation where the operator, an individual or organization, pays returns to its investors from new capital paid to the operators by new investors, rather than from profit earned by the operator.” [1]

In other words, to play the game you pitch in money and then tell other people to play the game with you. When enough new people pitch in, the earlier people are paid with money pitched in by the newer people, and everyone is then told that the company is a great success, the evidence for this being that people are getting paid. So, more people buy in to be part of the success, and the scheme metsastizes.

An Italian criminal born in 1882, Charles Ponzi is the sub-genious of the Ponzi Scheme. His story is an exaggerated version of the typical ‘crime doesn’t pay,’ tale, where a crafty criminal dies penniless after winning big, losing big, and spending much of his life in jail. The allure of living in luxury with quick money taken from others is too great a prize for some:

“In the 1920’s, Ponzi promised investors a whopping 50% return in 45 days, or 100% in 90 days on of all things, international postal coupons, which he never actually purchased. He earned $15 million and became a millionaire in only six months. When Ponzi was caught one year later, investors received a mere $5 million back. He was charged with 86 counts of mail fraud and sentenced to 5 years. During his time in federal prison, he was prosecuted again in Massachusetts, but Ponzi claimed double jeopardy and his case went to the Supreme Court. He was then sentenced to seven to nine years in state prison. After Ponzi was released, he launched another scheme, where he sold real estate that was literally underwater. Not surprisingly, the namesake schemer was jailed yet again, and ultimately died penniless in Brazil, working as a translator.” [2]

In recent years Wall Street billionaire Bernie Madoff conned $65 or so billion dollars from investors in what is the largest Ponzi Scheme on record to date, although that does not figure into account that the global economy itself is a Ponzi Scheme, a tremendous fake.

There is never any value created by the company, no legitimate product or service, and there is no legitimate profit. When new people stop signing up, the payments to others stop and the scam is exposed. The scam stays afloat for as long as the perps can juggle money and maintina the illusion of value, and continues until that dreadful day when more people want out than the system can handle at any one time.

“To avoid having too many investors reclaim their “profits,” Ponzi schemes encourage them to stay in the game and earn even more money. The “investing strategies” used are vague and/or secretive, which schemers claim is to protect their business. Then all they need to do is tell investors how much they are making periodically, without actually providing any real returns.” [3]

The art and craft involved in a good Ponzi Scheme is how well the perpetrators position themselves for the inevitable crash before it actually happens.

While things are going relatively well for all in the economy, the financial elite spend their time and money buying up land, industry, war materials, yachts and anything else you can imagine. When the economy finally cracks completely, they are prepared to survive and ready to usher in a new world, perhaps of the kind envisioned by the Georgia Guidestones.

Financial analyst Max Keiser has for a long time been one of the most rabid voices exposing the financial criminals who are working to plunder and pillage human race. Here he explains a Ponzi Scheme in the context of modern derivatives banking and what would happen to many of the world’s major banks if the market manipulation ceased and our economy was given the chance to return to normal.

So, is this crash the big one? It could be. It might be. The con-artists behind the magic curtain are out of tricks to keep all of this afloat for very much longer. Quantitative easing doesn’t even work anymore. Better be prepared for it at some point, either way.

Fortunately, though, many people around this world are moving into more sustainable ways of living, more sustainable ways of being, and more equitable ways of trading with one another. At the same time, many people are waking up to the realization that this economy is the cornerstone of ‘the matrix‘ and must go. Something major must change in our culture, and while the spectre of economic collapse is frightening, it is also a sign that a major opportunity for the liberation of human kind is close at hand.

In the mean time, we are being scammed, and Charles Ponzi would be proud of the work he’s inspired.

Read more articles from Isaac Davis.

Sources:

[1] – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponzi_scheme

[2] – http://www.therichest.com/rich-list/nation/10-of-the-biggest-ponzi-schemes-in-history/

[3] – http://www.businessinsider.com/how-bernie-madoffs-ponzi-scheme-worked-2014-7#ixzz3jq9s15Jc

Isaac Davis is an outspoken advocate of liberty and an honest society from the top down. He is a contributing writer for WakingTimes.com. Follow him on Facebook, here.

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One thought on “WITH CRIMINAL INTENT: It’s a Ponzi Scheme, The Real Reason Global Markets are Crashing – By Isaac Davis

  1. One thing omitted from much of the recent narrative is the fact that the Chinese are selling US Treasury notes like made: https://concernedamericandad.wordpress.com/2015/08/25/devaluation-stunner-china-has-dumped-100-billion-in-treasurys-in-the-past-two-weeks/

    The fear I guess is that other countries will start following suit. It seems inevitable that the US Treasury will have to pay higher interest rates (like Greece, Spain, Portugal, etc) to finance their deficit spending. In my mind, this has to have some impact on the stability of the US dollar.

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