Bill Still, monetary historian and director of the widely acclaimed film, “The Money Masters,” has produced yet another important film that tells the real story behind the “The Wizard of Oz.” The author, L. Frank Baum, wrote the story as an allegory of our corrupt money and banking system. Still’s new film, “The Secret of Oz” (www.secretofOZ.com), tells that story.
Here’s a trailer for the film.
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If Mike is right, then Federal authorities could not close an alternative currency down. Which is great, because it must be obvious to those who control this system that community currencies, if they catch on, could release us all from their clutches. But does anyone know: What happened to the 100+ community currencies that were supposed to have flourihed during the Great Depression? Were they shut down by the Feds?
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My new book is an attempt to write a 21st century Wizard of Oz for the age of derivatives. The Wizard: A whole new kind of Oz for our times
A short novel by David Boyle, illustrations by Karin Dahlbacka
(The Real Press, £7.99). This Wizard is a tale for our own times of beauty, love and courage – and small dogs. A modern Wizard of Oz for the days of derivatives, sub-prime mortgages and Goldman Sachs. Buy from Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wizard-David-Boyle/dp/0955226317/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1272399973&sr=1-1
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Jefferson and James Madison were the authors of the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 which held that “where powers were assumed by the national government which had not been granted by the states, nullification is the rightful remedy,” and that every state has a right to “nullify of its own authority all assumptions of power by others. . .” Nullification of unconstitutional federal actions was a means of effectively seceding from them.