If bureaucrats understood how easily We The People saw through their schemes they’d …….. well they would not behave any differently because they are too stupid to change.
It was just a matter of time before the ever predictable Western governments used the trumped up “War on Terror as an excuse to drastically ratchet up the very real war on the use of cash, and on the basic human right of personal privacy currently being waged against the citizens and taxpayers of the so – called democracies.
Quick to exploit public anxiety in the wake of attacks on Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket, France is on the way to being first to abolish free speech.
And the most overtly socialist government in the EU or Anglosphere is showing that it has much in common with those ‘progressive liberal’ regimes headed by Joe Stalin, Chairman Mao, Fidel Castro, Pol Pot and every other socialist leader in its efforts to set up a system resembling the Big Brother regime of George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’. France’s socialist government is next planning to ban the use of cash. A series of measures that will be implemented from September 2015 will make french citizens lives more secure by enabling government bean counters to track every bus ride, every glass of wine or cup of coffee, newspaper or they pay for. (OK, I’m exaggerating a bit but that’s the direction the control freaks are moving in)
The other leading fascist regime in the free world is not far behind. Washington Propaganda no suggests that only 7 per cent of transactions in the USA involve cash and that the use of cash is now regarded a suspicious activity.
It seems the terrorists involved in the recent Paris attacks and elsewhere partially financed these attacks by paying cash for stuff. (They also used credit and debit cards and paid by cheque but forget that, it’s the cash transactions that are dangerous because control freak governments cannot track them.) Ahab the Arab went into a KFC and we don’t know what he bought because he paid cash, what a huge threat to democracy.
Yes, now we know the terrorists knew how to use cash, it’s clear they may have used CASH to purchase some of the stuff they needed to carry out their attacks.
And because there is no audit trail that the banning of cash and forcing people to use plastic would provide in future incidents, the authorities were not able to use their ‘minority report’ style software that predicts criminal behaviour to arrest these guys before they committed a crime and thus save lives. Paying cash for stuff you see, is a clear indicator that people are planning to commit crimes.
If you are not planning to do something wrong, you have nothing to fear.
No doubt the murderers who carry out terrorist attacks are also shod and clothed, use cell phones, broadband lines, cars, and public sidewalks during the planning and execution of their mayhem.
Why not ban the use of all? A naked , barefoot terrorist without transport communications is surely less effective than a fully clothed and equipped one.
Defend your personal liberty, pay in cash.
Cashless Society: The Spy In Your Wallet
Back In 1971 Libertarians Were Predicting Debit Cards Would Become A Spy Tool For Authoritarian Governments. In 2013 The Wall Street Journal reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) was monitoring the card transactions of American citizens. Following that, two Senators, Wyden and Udall who both sit on the Senate Intelligence Committee and thus have access to classified information about the governments
digital snooping intelligenece gathering programs wrote …
War on terror
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War On Cash Gathers Momentum – Germany Unveils Cash Controls
On Monday (1 February, 2016) just two days ago, Bloomberg called on the central banks of the world to “bring on a cashless future” in an Op-Ed that calls notes and coins “dirty, dangerous, unwieldy, and expensive.”
We can imagine it would be quite easy to harm someone by firing large coins at them from a gun and terrorists could probably stuff an improvised explosive device with small coins rather than nails or nuts and bolts. And if …
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