Back in December of last year, I posted an item titled, Class war in America: Senator Bernie Sanders tells it as it is, which included an embedded YouTube video of his speech. For some reason, that video has been removed; I can only speculate about the reason. Nevertheless, it still resides somewhere in cyberspace. Here’s a site to try:
If it disappears from that site, please let me know and search for it elsewhere. This speech is so important that I’m urging everyone to watch it, download it, and spread it around.
Try downloading it here: Sanders on class war
Hard as it is to face, class war is the reality in America today. Far from the American traditions of freedom, fairness, and opportunity for all, we must come to grips with the fact of this decades-long attack on the middle class.
We have the power to succeed in realizing the American dream by taking responsibility, by asserting our inalienable rights, by learning to share, cooperate, and organize on behalf of the common good. –t.h.g.
This is a video that every American must watch. In his amazing and courageous speech on the floor of the US Senate, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders plainly describes the war that is being waged against the middle class by the super-wealthy elite.
And while you’re at it, read his revelation about who got the bailout money: A Real Jaw Dropper at the Federal Reserve. It’s nothing short of wholesale looting of the American people by the banking establishment.
Here are some excerpts:
After years of stonewalling by the Fed, the American people are finally learning the incredible and jaw-dropping details of the Fed’s multi-trillion-dollar bailout of Wall Street and corporate America.
We have learned that the $700 billion Wall Street bailout signed into law by President George W. Bush turned out to be pocket change compared to the trillions and trillions of dollars in near-zero interest loans and other financial arrangements the Federal Reserve doled out to every major financial institution in this country. Among those are Goldman Sachs, which received nearly $600 billion; Morgan Stanley, which received nearly $2 trillion; Citigroup, which received $1.8 trillion; Bear Stearns, which received nearly $1 trillion, and Merrill Lynch, which received some $1.5 trillion in short term loans from the Fed.
Deutsche Bank, a German lender, sold the Fed more than $290 billion worth of mortgage securities. Credit Suisse, a Swiss bank, sold the Fed more than $287 billion in mortgage bonds.
When I first posted this item in December of 2010, I had embedded the video of Senator Sanders’ speech. That video has, for some reason unknown to me, been removed from YouTube. However, it can still be found elsewhere in cyberspace. Thy this link:
http://dailyhurricane.com/2010/12/senator-sanders-on-the-class-war.html. – t.h.g.