Our heads in the Sand

20 Methods of control and how we can counter them

2. GOVERNMENT and THE STATE

2.1 Government    

Did You Know?
The main purposes of government are the maintenance of social order and provision of public services and national protection.

2.2 The Government Legislature            

2.3 The Government Executive—Bureaucracy                

Did You Know?
In many countries of the West, the executive exerts greater power and control than the elected officials.

Did You Know?
The USA federal Government now employs 14% of the population, that is one worker in every seven.

2.4 The Government Judiciary                

Did You Know?
In practice, now in the USA, there appears to be two legal systems, one for the rich and one for the rest of the people. This is evidenced by the fact that despite irrefutable evidence in the case of Hillary Clinton, the rich and powerful are not prosecuted for their crimes.

Did You Know?
The USA Government, through the Judiciary, now seeks to convict political opponents, as a method of overcoming the democratic process.

2.5 Lobbyists             

Did You Know?
In the USA, research has shown that 70% of passed legislation is opposed by the population but supported by lobbyists.

2.6 The Revolving Door                 

Did You Know?
There are more than 400 former members of Congress that are now in jobs as lobbyists, consultants, and strategists.

2.7 Vested Interest Groups                 

Did You Know?
There is a web site called ‘Open Secrets’ that lists the 50 top vested interest groups and the money that they have paid to Congress Members in the 2021-2022 election cycle.

2.8 Government Hand-outs                

Did You Know?
The US Government issued three rounds of stimulus payments in 2021 totaling $3200 per person to ‘help them cope with the effects of the Covid 19 Pandemic.’

2.9 Taxation                       

Did You Know?
Taxation is not a law, but rather a system of levying taxes on individuals or entities by Governments.

2.10 Government Corruption              

Did You Know?
In the USA now, the powerful Elites appear to be “above the law” and can even influence the judiciary system in politicizing it to their own ends. It has been seen recently that the judiciary that wishes to prosecute an individual, begins to choose the person first and then tries to investigate if that person has done wrong, afterwards.