As Americans prepare to vote, historian Eric Foner speaks to Spiegel about the current crisis of confidence in the United States, the roots of US exceptionalism and the country's ever-changing concept of freedom.
The United States Federal Government started destroying it’s reputation decades ago. Property confiscation and forced development because of taxes is "the norm" in the United States. It does not matter how long the property has been owned or who owns it, if you do not pay the government for it’s "new" taxable value, you will have it confiscated. I have watched as many people who have lived on their property for decades and even generations, have it stolen by the United States Federal Government.
Of particular interest to me although not the biggest part of the Fannie Mae Freddie Mac money laundering fraud is the lie told by the SEC Chairman and social parasite and war criminal Chris Cox that Fannie Mae,et.al. were 'naked shorted' a term made up by penny stock manipulators meaning 'counterfeitted' when Cox can't point to a single example and those who have run penny stock scams and pump and dump money laundering ops are in fact protected by him and so continue to lie about their criminal enterprises or public companies being 'naked shorted' because they are never punished !
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) The Air Force says a fire caused 1 million dollars in damage at an unmanned underground nuclear launch site in Wyoming last spring, but the Air Force did not find out about it until five days later.