Leaders, don’t give me paper money
To buy my votes,
Don’t build bridges and roads
On money created in fantasy,
For you are robbing the future
From me and my family,
Leaders, don’t tell me that
You can cure all the problems of humanity
By printing more and more money,
For each scribbled paper that you print
Steals the value of my savings,
Each QE that you sanction
Is a sanction against me,
Yet, again and again you climb
On your soapbox and assure me,
"Trust in me, believe in the economy,
“Vote me in, for change you can believe in!”
Leaders, don’t promise me
That things will change for the better
When you topple the incumbent,
With quotes from the Quran
About morality, when in your policy
You say nothing about the
Immorality of paper money,
Leaders, don’t speak to me of God
For who are you trying to kid?
Who will explain to God and His Prophet
For the usury and interest that
Is in the very water that we drink
And food that we eat?
Leaders, stop dressing your thirst for power
With the cloak of charity for others
And the pious dress of a religious teacher,
For you are taking the road to hypocrisy,
Wanting to be electable by the majority
And leaving behind the Adab of the Nabi,
And the morality of Unity of humanity
In the Oneness and sublime Uniqueness of God,
The One True guarantor of Love, Truth, Mercy and Beauty!
If you are playing
The Game of Democracy,
Do not waste your time with me,
Sell your fantasies and dreams
To those still drunk and dazed
In the Opium Den
Of Fantasy Money
A GROWING AWARENESS. There is a growing awareness in the West, especially amongst the more thoughtful, about the scourge of Wall Street greed and fraud in the City (of London), the two biggest centres of finance and credit in the world. Also becoming a focus of progressive research centres, NGOs and financial reform activists is the role played by the Federal Reserve of U.S. in first permitting, than openly perpetuating and encouraging the financial regulatory system (or lack that of, actually) and Wall Street executive compensation structure that profits the irresponsible and the fraudulent bankers of the big banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. The new word coined by the activist about these crooks in pin-striped suits is 'the banksters', a wordplay of bank and gangster. And they are not far from wrong.
NOT HIPPIES. I take seriously the view of these activists, social commentators and pundits because they are not hippies travelling in a Volkswagen van and typing their blogs while smoking a joint. They are often former Wall Street suits themselves, financial whizkids, respected writers, lawyers, auditors, former securities and finance industry regulators, professors of economics and attorney generals. But things are just so bad, that fraud, cheating, open abuse of power and insider information are so toxic that these guys (and gals) simply had to voice out their conscience.
TOO BIG OR TOO CORRUPT TO FAIL? Too-big-too-fail is an intentionally deceptive adjective for these financial giants. The more accurate term should be too-corrupt-too-fail companies. Because the hard truth is that our current global fiat money system and usurious interest-bearing financial system is riddled with SYSTEMIC corruption and fraud.
|These writers are heavy hitters|
in the world of finance, securities,
currency systems and interestingly
enough, regime change. Very
informative, very scary.
wa min Allah at-taufiq
Hate has no place in Islam
Love will show the Way