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I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society

I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society
Recently, our nation’s financial chieftains have been feeling a little unloved. Venture capitalists are comparing the persecution of the rich to the plight of Jews at Kristallnacht, Wall Street titans are saying that they’re sick of being beaten up, and this week, a billionaire investor, Wilbur Ross, proclaimed that “the 1 percent is being picked on for political reasons.” Ross's statement seemed particularly odd, because two years ago, I met Ross at an event that might single-handedly explain why the rest of the country still hates financial tycoons – the annual black-tie induction ceremony of a secret Wall Street fraternity called Kappa Beta Phi. “Good evening, Exalted High Council, former Grand Swipes, Grand Swipes-in-waiting, fellow Wall Street Kappas, Kappas from the Spring Street and Montgomery Street chapters, and worthless neophytes!” On cue, the financiers shouted out in a thundering bellow: “DUM VIVAMUS EDIMUS ET BIBERIMUS.” I wanted to break the streak for several reasons. Related:  Interesting

Exposing what lies beneath the bodies of dead bankers and what lies ahead for us I feel that this is one of the most important investigations I've ever done. If my findings are correct, each of us might soon experience a severe, if not crippling blow to our personal finances, the confiscation of any wealth some of us have been able to accumulate over our lifetimes, and the end of the financial world as we once knew it. The evidence to support my findings exists in the trail of dead bodies of financial executives across the globe and a missing Wall Street Journal Reporter who was working at the Dow Jones news room at the time of his disappearance. If the bodies were dots on a piece of paper, connecting them results in a sinister picture being drawn that involves global criminal activity in the financial world the likes of which is almost without precedent. It should serve as a warning that we are at the precipice of something so big, it will shake the financial world as we know it to its core. It is often said that life imitates art. January 11, 2014 January 26, 2014

The Vanishing of Sombrero Man - Robert Isenberg Before he disappeared, Sombrero Man was legend. Now, he lives only in the mind. He was an old man. A flabby man. And he wore a vast black sombrero. He was Sombrero Man. Was he homeless? Then, sometime in 2004, he disappeared. Some say he moved to “warmer climates.” The stories are endless. Oakland is a panhandler’s paradise – if there can be such a thing – and there are plenty of other characters to substitute for him. Not to mention Bill Dorsey, the blind gospel singer who sits on a crate, rocks back and forth, and blasts the Lord’s Song from his organ-like vocal chords. But nobody could replace Sombrero Man. For that special generation of Oaklanders, Sombrero Man still comes up in conversation. Says one former student: “I still sing his song to myself sometimes. “I had forgotten all about him,” says Susan Hicks, a PhD student in Cultural Anthropology at British Columbia University. Hicks remembers him being “kind of surly.” The memories are clear yet conflicting.

Joke’s on Us: Scientists Analyzing Winter Storm Say Snowfall is Contaminated by Two Kinds of Acid | The Portland Intelligencer PORTLAND, OR — Last week, The Portland Intelligencer poked a bit of fun at conspiracy theorists, who posted viral videos to the internet alleging that the snow accumulating across the nation — often in regions that are unaccustomed to wintery weather — was somehow tainted or fake. As it turns out, the joke is on us. Scientists at the National Weather Service, in the course of a routine analysis, have made an alarming as-yet-unreported discovery: the snowstorm, drawn down from the Arctic Circle by polar vortex winds, has blanketed the United States in precipitation that is thoroughly contaminated with both hydroxic acid and hydrohydroxic acid. Scientific Diagram [1] [2] [3]Hydrohydroxic acid is a polar covalent molecule, which explains in part why it is present in a polar vortex storm. Hydroxic acid is known to the the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry as “oxidane.” We’re big enough to admit when we’re wrong.

How K-Cups Might Damage Your Metabolism, Reproductive Health, and Cause Cancer | The Mommy Illuminati Brew a fresh, steaming cup of plastic This subject has been a big ol’ bee in my bonnet for a long time, especially since the Keurig style coffee systems are now ubiquitous. Much focus in recent years has revolved around the studies of potential dangers of BPA, or bisphenol A, but what about the myriad of other chemicals commonly used in plastics, demonstrated to also have damaging effects in the body? Here is an interesting NPR article and audio concerning how estrogenic chemicals are found in the majority of plastic items found in food and beverage packaging. The short story is this- plastics are very much a part of modern life, and some have been designated safe for use in food and beverage packaging. (for more more details about types of plastics, references for how they leach into beverages and foods, and tips for safe selection and use- you can check out one of my previous articles: Plastic Water Bottles: How Safe Are They?) -02/18/14 Update- In Canada? . Author: Dr. Like this:

Wyoming Christians Report Forced Obamacare RFID Chipping Obamacare officials have been inserting RFID chips into citizens hands, despite significant protest. First, they chipped the welfare recipients and government employees who couldn’t afford to refuse. Next, they chipped the school children, who didn’t know how to refuse. Now, they are chipping Christians who try to refuse. National Report, the only major agency refusing Obama’s implicit order to not cover RFID chipping, has been receiving reports from small congregations throughout Wyoming that Obamacare officials have been entering churches, giving a brief demonstration on the importance of RFID chipping, and refusing to let church members leave until RFID chips have been implanted in the hands of the members. Thus far, we have received reports from 11 congregations throughout rural Wyoming. An excerpt from one such report is included below. “We had just finished our closing prayer, when we heard the door to the sanctuary open. Diego James, PhD

35 Things Everyone Should Do In Austin, Texas, Before They Die birth-certificate-bond - Judicial DECEPTION!! 21. Are you ready for even more good news? When we filled out the Form SS-5 we ‘allowed’ the ‘company’ access to our account, our check book as it were, the pre-paid account that was set-up when our birth certificate issued. We gave them permission as signers to write checks on our account, and they do all the time. Keep in mind, this is the same account the bankers fractionalized and created huge, almost unlimited sums of “money”, and we became ‘co-business partners’, with the ‘company’. 22. Now, do you see why they don’t want to let a new-born out of the hospital, without a Social Security Account Number? The creation of the social security account created what is known as a “cestui-que trust account.” 23. cestui que trust (ses-tee kay) A cestui que trust is a formal Latin term referring to a beneficiary having an equitable interest in a trust, with the legal title being vested to the trustee. 24. cestui que trust 25. Well, that’s just great! 26. Stamp specimen 28. Today it is Henry M.

Ramin Shokrizade's Blog - The Top F2P Monetization Tricks The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. [UPDATE: Alex Dale, the CMO of, has graciously taken his time to clarify a few points related to CCS, and I have edited this paper in a few places using italics to show the updates] Coercive Monetization A coercive monetization model depends on the ability to “trick” a person into making a purchase with incomplete information, or by hiding that information such that while it is technically available, the brain of the consumer does not access that information. Hiding a purchase can be as simple as disguising the relationship between the action and the cost as I describe in my Systems of Control in F2P paper. This additional stress is often in the form of what Roger Dickey from Zynga calls “fun pain”. Premium Currencies Skill Games vs. Reward Removal Progress Gates Soft and Hard Boosts

Obama Has Done It Again: While He Distracted Us, He Found a Legal Way Around the 2nd Amendment From what I gather, he is GIVING land to China… sovereign land… making it THEIR sovereign land… and they can ban guns on THEIR land. The Feds own about 1/3 of all U.S, land, but thankfully very little of it is populated… so… not that big of a deal… YET… Yesterday was a redefining moment in American history as a two year pending case was finally brought before the justices of the supreme court, which actually began Monday, and continued into Tuesday, questioning Obama’s use and abuse of executive privileges. Coincidentally, the same day, Tuesday, January 14, 2014, a chemical attack and a shooting happened, both at two different schools, (also deemed as safe zones), thus drawing America’s attention away from this monumental court case. Here is Obama’s chilling statement yesterday during the meeting: And, he further added: [Audio/Video below cannot be seen in Newsletter - have to go to Blog] Is this the beginning of dictatorship in the United States of America? See Here: Here are the countries:

4 Habits Of Punctual People Plan any event and chances are one in five of the people you invite will be late. A study done at San Francisco State University found that about 20% of the U.S. population is chronically late—but it’s not because they don't value others' time. It’s more complicated than that, says lead researcher Diana DeLonzor. "Repetitive lateness is more often related to personality characteristics such as anxiety or a penchant for thrill-seeking," she says. In her book Never Be Late Again: 7 Cures for the Punctually Challenged, DeLonzor says our relationship with time often starts in childhood and becomes an ingrained habit. "Looking back, you were probably late or early all of your life—it’s part physiological and part psychological," she says. DeLonzor says the majority of people have a combination of late and punctual habits—usually on time, but with a frantic rush at the last minute—but we can all learn from those who are chronically punctual. 1. Punctual people know how long things take. 2. 3.

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