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We the People are the rightful master of both congress and the courts – not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.

— Abraham Lincoln

It’s time that the facts be presented. Most people will not take the time to research and find the truth. Fundamentalists are always going around talking about The Truth, but when they are confronted by it they refuse to accept it. There are two types of ignorance: The first type of ignorance is that brought about by nature where an individual doesn’t have the mental capacities to seek and/or understand it. The second type of ignorance is chosen ignorance. You need to find it for yourself. No one has it for you.

— Alexander S. Holub

There are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the commonsense interpretation of data available to the socalled normal mind. This is one such period, if you haven’t noticed already.

— Robert Shea, Robert Anton Wilson, “The Illuminatus Trilogy”

The business of the journalists is to destroy the truth… We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.

— John Swinton, speech given while working for the New York Sun, 1880

We wish to remind the world’s political and corporate leaders that the authority of the state and the powers of the private corporation are grants extended to these institutions by the sovereign people, by civil society, to serve the collective human interest. It is the people’s right to demand that governments and corporations remain accountable to the public will and interest.

— The People’s Earth Declaration: A Proactive Agenda for the Future

Still, if you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed, if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not so costly, you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance for survival. There may be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no chance of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.

— Winston Churchill

To live in this process is absolutely not to be able to notice it… Each step was so small, so inconsequential, so well explained or, on occasion, ‘regretted,’ that, unless one were detached from the whole process from the beginning… one no more saw it developing from day to day than a farmer in his field sees the corn growing. One day it is over his head.

— Milton Mayer, “They Thought They Were Free”

I have sworn upon the altar of the Almighty God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

— Thomas Jefferson

In a free society, we are supposed to know the truth. In a society where truth becomes treason, we are in big trouble.

— Ron Paul

World events do not occur by accident. They are made to happen, whether it is to do with national issues or commerce; and most of them are staged and managed by those who hold the purse strings.

— Denis Healy

Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.

— Rachel Carson

Through inland far we be, our souls have sight of that immortal sea. Which brought us hither.

— William Wordsworth, Intimations of Immortality

Everyone longs to be free. Freedom is our essential nature, so my ultimate prayer is that the world is set free to experience the truth and the beauty of our own being.

— Brandon Bays

Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give aims to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, and your very flesh shall be a great poem.

— Walt Whitman

When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves in the light of thought, we discover that our life is embosomed in beauty.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The unconscious has no time. There is no trouble about time in the unconscious. Part of our psyche is not in time and not in space. They are only an illusion, time and space, and so in a certain part of our psyche time does not exist at all.

— Carl Jung

The maintenance of secrets acts like a psychic poison which alienates the possessor from the community

— Carl Jung via Tony Gosling

The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media.

— William Colby, CIA Director 1973-76

We are grateful to The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But, the work is now much more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.

— David Rockefeller, 1991

Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others. . .they send forth a ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

— Robert F. Kennedy

By some estimates more than 50% of Wall Street traders are addicted to cocaine, yet CNBC and the WSJ have reported 0 stories about this.

The average American spends $2783 on gasoline each year, enough to feed 10 impoverished children for a year.

In the 1930s, Hugo Boss made Nazi uniforms for both the soldiers and the concentration camp prisoners.

300 million women in Asia regularly use whitening soap because they are ashamed of their natural skin color.

2.2 million children were killed in the Congo wars while the U.S. and other imperialist powers were signing oil concession contracts in Iraq

1300 individual billionaires have hoarded 94% of the planet’s resources, the other 7 billion people are fighting over 6% of Earth’s wealth.

Nestle continues to be in violation of the a 1981 WHO code that bans the promotion of milk formulas over breast milk.

10 million women and girls suffer from anorexia and/or bulimia in the U.S. alone, due to the malicious attacks of the media on their image.

The four months following the release of Rihanna’s song ‘California King Bed’ saw a 32% increase in the sales of California King Beds.

African Americans make up 46% of the prison population in the U.S. yet they only make up 1% of those at protests against social conditions.

Wal-Mart spends $7 million per year on a special rapid response team with the purpose of flying into stores with hot union activity.

Lockheed Martin, a private corporation, manages Sandia Labs, where scientists design, manufacture and maintain nuclear weapons.

1.8 billion (30%) of the world’s population lives on less than $2/day.

Children in impoverished nations eat their meager portions of food shortly before they sleep in order to be able to sleep.

On November 11, 2002, Newsweek published a front cover story entitled ‘Why TV is Good for Kids’ even though TV stunts children’s minds.

Every year dozens of Americans are injured and murdered by possessed shoppers on Black Friday, in the name of the religious consumerism.

In 2001, a mechanic with DynCorp blew the whistle on DynCorp employees in Bosnia for rape and trading girls as young as 12 into sex slavery.

The sex toy industry is valued at USD 15 billion, enough to provide for the healthcare needs of all women in impoverished countries.

Peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by a Caterpillar D-9, Israeli military bulldozer in 2003.

A survey of Fox News viewers has found that 82% of them think that Palestinians spend more on weapons than Israel.

Since statistics were recorded, the only nation that has imprisoned more people than the U.S. today was Nazi Germany.

In the United States, 90 million people are on some kind of psychotropic drug, as anxiety and stress rise, the number keeps going up.

Three people have as much wealth as the total annual income of the poorest 48 countries.

You cannot revolutionize your mind and your thoughts until you revolutionize the language that you use.

— Noam Chomsky

89% of people who work for Fortune 500 companies feel that corporations are increasingly controlling more aspects of their lives.

For every six people who have enough food to eat, one child is starved of adequate nutrition.

In 2008 Goldman Sachs was the largest contributor to Obama, in 2000 Enron was the largest contributor to George W. Bush.

Breast implants have been scientifically proven to increase a woman’s chance of suicide, yet Plastic Surgeons say they make women ‘happier’.

Executives at Fortune 500 companies are 78% less likely to care about humanitarian issues.

The Pentagon is one of the world’s largest landlords, with military bases covering 29,819,492 acres worldwide.

Unionbusters in the United States have been known to literally break legs, in South America they gun down union leaders.

Because of incessant poverty and blockades, Palestinian children consume 67% less meat than Israeli children.

The Israeli unemployment rate is 6.4%, while Gaza has a 40% unemployment rate due to being choked off by Israel.

In a survey of Advertisers, 32% said that they try to make the individual’s mind susceptible to their methods of choice control.

Big Pharma uses its intimate knowledge of psychology to sell $18 billion a year to Americans hooked on anti-psychotic drugs.

An estimated 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS, with 3 million deaths in 2004, yet Pfizer will not allow them to buy cheaper drugs.

98% of Fox News viewers do not know that it is owned by Newcorp and that it serves the political agenda of the Newscorp empire.

Nike does not own the factories in which its apparel is produced so that it may continue to avoid child and other labor laws.

In the U.S. you are 78 times more likely to be killed by a violent family member than a terrorist.

Researchers have discovered that when children look like zombies while watching TV they’re actually losing their analytical skills.

The U.S. military is the world’s largest consumer of Middle Eastern oil.

To this day aid organizations have not managed to get twelve-cent medicines to children in order to prevent half of all malaria deaths.

Lockheed Martin still makes about $115 million a year from manufacturing landmines.

American prisons produce 100% of all military helmets, ammunition belts, bullet proof vests.

1.6 to 1.7 million people under 18 in the U.S. will experience homelessness each year.

Tiger Woods spent $4 million a year on prostitutes, enough to provide 1 million women with basic reproductive healthcare.

Social mobility is a myth, 97.8% of all billionaires in the world are born to extremely well to do families.

In 1960, the 20% of the world’s people in the richest countries had 30 times the income of the poorest 20%, in 1997, 74 times as much.

In 2010, General Electric, made $14.2 billion in profits, paid $0 in taxes, and collected $3.2 billion in tax benefits.

The USA spends $1.3 billion per year spying on allied countries.

Hitler’s doctor Joseph Mengele, preformed sick experiments on humans; today, Pfizer performs sick experiments on poor Nigerian children.

30% of Starbucks customers profess addiction, they visit the stores 22 times per month, consuming 14000 calories a month at the store.

It is absurd that bankers are allowed to finance destruction and the building of military machines that thrive on murder.

— Ghandi

It takes only 25 gallons of water to produce 1lb of wheat and 2500 gallons to produce 1lb of meat.

The dictators and corporate fascists are trying to control language and debauch the meanings of words, stop them.

— Noam Chomsky

The United States is the world’s largest manufacturer of culture, 94% of media consumed in the world is owned by American capitalists.

The upper class has turned the legal system into nothing more than a set of rules and laws that protect their interests.

On Sep 17, 2010, Kim Kardashian spent $100,000 on 8 handbags in Paris, while 15 million American children live below the poverty line.

If you do not think of the U.S. as in imperial power, imagine how you would feel if China had military bases in 68 countries including yours

Watching news channels like Fox and CNN makes you more ignorant about the world, 82% of Fox News viewers have never heard of the Congo War.

More than 660 million people without sanitation live on less than $2 a day, while Europeans spend $2 a day on ice cream in the summer.

In 3 McDonald’s stores in California, security guards have been installed to stop poor and homeless people from going through the garbage.

It has been scientifically proven that children are twice as more influenced by the television than their own parents.

The fortune of Bill Gates can feed 300,000 impoverished Americans for an entire lifetime.

For every woman that makes it as a model in the fashion industry, there are three who become sex workers.

If Americans skipped Christmas and donated the money, the $170 billion can be used to wipe out world poverty.

The Pentagon spends over $30 billion annually in research and development on deadlier weapons

60 percent of all Americans are either overweight or obese while 30,000 people starve to death each day.

Currently in the U.S. there are 26,699,678 SQUARE FEET of empty WAL-MARTS enough to shelter half the U.S.’s 7 million homeless.

Every loan that the World Bank makes comes with a Structural Adjustment Program intended to open up poor people lives to corporate control.

The citizen must stand as a symbol of dissent against the brutality of the ruling elites.

— Noam Chomsky

ExxonMobil has spent $17-$23 million since 1998 to fund over 40 organizations that seek to undermine the science on global warming.

Of the top 15 military spending nations in the world only 2 spend more than 4% of their GDP: Saudi Arabia and the United States.

North Americans use more electricity on Christmas lights than the entire yearly usage of the entire African continent.

Watching the news does not make you politically active; write a letter, denounce a corporation, make a statement.

— John Lennon

A survey of Fox News viewers has found that 96% of them do not know that Osama Bin Laden was a CIA agent in the 1980s.

Studies show that students in U.S. colleges spend more time thinking about their school debts than the subjects they’re studying.

In the U.K, men of African descent have a far superior chance of being killed in police custody than becoming multi-millionaires.

Goldman Sachs’ commodity trading buys wheat and corn contracts by the millions in order to profit from rising food prices.

The U.S. spends $200 billion a year on the war on terror, enough to completely wipe out world poverty.

Wal-Mart costs taxpayers $1,557,000,000,00 to support its employees, welfare and healthcare.

McDonald’s serves more than 60 million customers per day, 72% of which are fighting severe battles with obesity.

Khomeini, Saddam, Bin Laden, were are all trained by the CIA before playing the role of America’s evil enemy.

The television is so powerful that in 1952 the Hypnotism Act in Britain banned showing hypnosis on TV, it is still in force today.

In 2004, the US Government wasted $7 Billion dollars on a new army helicopter program that was cancelled in the same year.

There are more Egyptian artifacts in the British Museum than all of Egypt put together.

Between 1998 and 2010 lobbying firms spent $336 million lobbying the government.

When you read newspapers, look for ways in which you can twist the stories to make them more honest and radical.

— Che Guevera

The United States has 5% of the world’s population, yet it uses 33% of the world’s natural resources.

Even though African Americans make up only 13% of the U.S. population, there are more African Americans in prison than Caucasians.

Lockheed Martin weapons have directly killed 700,000 children in the last two decades.

The September 11th attacks, killed 8 American children, the retaliatory military campaigns have killed 2 million Iraqi and Afghani children.

It would cost $1 billion a year to eradicate malaria which kills 1 million people per year, the U.S. spends $10 billion a year on chocolate.

So far 6,000 plaintiffs have died awaiting compensation from Exxon for the 1989 oil disaster.

The average American spends $5017 on miscellaneous purchases each year, enough to pull 20 children out of poverty.

In a recent survey 87% of CEOs have said that they would fire as many people as it would take to ensure the survival of the corporation.

Do not identify with your oppressors, find them and crush them, protest against them, do not become a mental slave.

— Noam Chomsky

The U.S. gives rich Israel 8x as much money as it gives to Palestinians, even though 45% of Palestinians are malnourished.

Coca Cola affiliated thugs gunned down Isidro Gil and Adolgo Munera, two prominent Colombian Union leaders at the Carepa plant.

3000 Wal-Mart workers are fired every year for as much as complaining to other workers about the low pay and lack of benefits.

The U.S. is the richest country in the world and it is the number 1 leader in putting its citizens in prisons and jails.

Monsanto has a revenue of over $10.5 billion per year, yet it is currently suing farmers in poor countries who make less than $500 per year

“Secrecy is maintained not to keep the opposition . . . from knowing what’s going on, because the enemy usually does know. Secrecy exists to keep you, the American public, from knowing what is going on, because in many ways you are the real enemy.”

— Fmr CIA Intelligence Officer

Coca-Cola contained Coca (cocaine) from 1885 to 1903, today the company uses a ‘secret’ ingredient to keep it product addictive.

The U.S. spends more money on weapons each year than the whole world spends on food and drinks

On September 11th, 1973, the CIA supported the assassination of Salvador Allende, the democratically elected leader of Chile

The Bin Laden family has owned stocks in the defense company Lockheed Martin; stocks which have tripled since the dawn of the war on terror.

76% of Americans say that they had no idea about corporate exploitation of impoverished workers

Americans who make less than $22,000 a year are 4500 times more likely to be imprisoned than Americans who make more than $100,000

Every year the state of Israel spends 200 times more on war and destruction than the Palestinian people.

Woodrow Wilson: There is a power so organized, so subtle, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.

Henry Ford, founder of Ford Cars, was Hitler’s most famous foreign backer, giving the Nazi party as much as $20 million.

Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.

— Emily Dickinson

The U.S. government pays farmers $48 Billion a year to not produce food, even while more than a billion human beings starve

— @InjusticeFacts

100,000 Iraqi civilians were directly killed by U.S. invasion; a military invasion designed to find non-existent WMDs

— @InjusticeFacts

The U.S. supports Israel’s demolition of the homes of poor families, yet the Bin Laden family has 14 mansions in the U.S. untouched.

— @InjusticeFacts

According to Lopes, 95% of all recorded music in the world is sold by only 4 international corporations.

— @InjusticeFacts

The average billionaire spends $25 million a year on food and entertainment, enough to feed 70,000 hungry people for a year.

— @InjusticeFacts

Between the 50’s and the 70’s, the FBI’s Counter-Intelligence used 85% of its resources to dismantle civil rights groups.

— @InjusticeFacts

We must become one; Africans, Asians, Europeans, Americans, we must become one people fighting for one cause.

— -Che Guevara

Since 1972, 87 American professors were placed into early retirement after openly stating that the U.S. is an imperialist power.

The people are the most beautiful, most powerful, force in the entire world, do not waste this energy settling the squabbles of rich fools.

— Ghandi

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

At meetings, Disney executives encourage their staff to find new ways to manipulate children into becoming ‘mindless consumers

The Red Cross: a big corporate fraud in which 80% of donations go towards ‘administrative’ costs.

— @OvertDictionary

The 2010 documentary Dark Side of Chocolate states that Nestle purchases cocoa beans from Ivory Coast plantations that use child slave labor

124 Israeli children have been killed by Palestinians and 1,463 Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis since September 29, 2000.

— @InjusticeFacts

Wal-Mart currently faces lawsuits in thirty-one different States for wage and hour abuses, involving hundreds of thousand workers

— @InjusticeFacts

In 2008, Goldman Sachs paid a tax rate of 1%, yet the company had the audacity to steal $24 billion from TAXPAYERS.

— @InjusticeFacts

John Stockwell, former CIA Station Chief, estimates that over 6 million people have died in CIA covert actions.

— @InjusticeFacts

A study funded by Monsanto to study possible birth defects caused by aspartame was cut off after preliminary data showed damaging results.

— @InjusticeFacts

They spent $40 million dollars to investigate Bill Clintons sexual activities. Yet they spend only $600,000 dollars to investigate 9/11.

— @InjusticeFacts

Conflict, blood, diamonds have cost 3.7 million lives, all so that engaged women can realize their manufactured Disney princess dreams.

— @InjusticeFacts

Imperial Rome spent 15% of its tax revenue on its war machine, the imperial United States spends 54% of its tax revenue on its war machine.

— @InjusticeFacts

P. Diddy spent $3 million on his 40th birthday bash, more than all of his lifetime donations to impoverished nations.

— @InjusticeFacts

The poorer the country the more likely it is that debt repayments are being extracted directly from people who got nothing out of the loan.

— @InjusticeFacts

The United States denies that it is an imperial power yet it has 737 military bases outside of the United States.

— @InjusticeFacts

You must resist all attempts by the mass media to turn you into an obedient slave of the capitalist state.

According the US State Department, there are more shopping centers in the US than movie theatres, school districts, hotels, or hospitals.

— @InjusticeFacts

The U.S. has spent $2 billion bombing Libya for 90 days, enough to provide clean water and education for half the world’s needy children.

— @InjusticeFacts

A woman’s highest calling is to lead a man to his soul, so as to unite him with Source. Her lowest calling is to seduce, separating man from his soul to leave him aimlessly wandering. A man’s highest calling is to protect woman, so she is free to walk the earth unharmed. Man’s lowest calling is to ambush and force his way into the life of a woman.”

— – Cherokee Proverb

In recorded history since 3600 BC, over 14,500 major wars have killed close to four billion people – two-thirds of the current population.

— -Ghandi

Our world is in crisis because of the absence of consciousness, and we al need to contribute to he building of a new paradigm.

— Terence McKenna

Israel defends itself the way any military occupier has to defend itself against the population that their crushing.

— Noam Chomsky

Israel claiming it only ‘targets Hamas’ could mean all social services, government buildings because Hamas is the democratically elected leadership of Gaza.

80% of Your Tax Money Goes Towards Funding Wars

In the US, the average billionaire pays an interest rate of 1.8% on loans from the bank, the average unemployed person pays 13.9%

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

— Paulo Coelho

We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.

— Max Dupree

Don’t look back when you know you shouldn’t. Don’t stress over things that don’t matter. Don’t worry about thinks you can’t control.

Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.

If you ever start taking life too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe.

— Joe Rogan

Sometimes you have to walk away from what you want to find what you deserve.

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

— Ansel Adams

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.

The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.

— Mark Twain

No matter how “busy” a person is, if they care, they will always find time for you.

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

— Benjamin Franklin

All the things that truly matter — beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace — arise from beyond the mind.

— Eckhart Tolle

By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at the truth.

— Peter Abelard

We buy things we don’t need, with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t like and who don’t care.

— Tyler Durden, Fight Club

Not everyone who smiles in your face is your friend. Not everyone who says “I love you” means it. Not everyone you lose is a loss.

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

— John Lennon

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.

— Bruce Lee

The real scientific proof that 9/11 was an “inside job” is from Professor Steve Jones, who scientifically proved the presence of thermite.

The FBI has been spying on dissidents since the 1950’s in what they call COINTELPRO operations, or “Counter Intelligence Programs”.

Ever notice how only government offices need to have armed guards and metal detectors? Think it’s because they screw all their “customers?”

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.

— Rumi

It’s been a leading, driving doctrine of U.S. foreign policy since the 1940s that the vast and unparalleled energy resources of the Gulf region will be effectively dominated by the United States and its clients, and, crucially, that no independent indigenous force will be permitted to have a substantial influence on the administration of oil production and price.

— Noam Chomsky

Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power.

— Benito Mussolini

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