Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Quotes of the Week, Late September
"It is no longer acceptable that a small minority would dominate the politics, economy, and culture of major parts of the world by its complicated networks, and establish a new form of slavery, and harm the reputation of other nations, even European nations and the U.S, to attain its racist ambitions."
-Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, leader of Iran, excerpted from a speech given at the United Nations, September 23, 2012, New York City READ FULL TEXT HERE
"Struggle, clash, overturn! History gets written by those that disobey!"
- Slogans shouted by 35,000 demonstrators in Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece over proposed wage cuts and austerity measures imposed by central banking powers
"If you insist on participating in the cash-drenched charade of a two-party democratic election at least be clear about what you are doing. You are, by playing your assigned role as the Democratic or Republicasn voter in this political theater, giving legitimacy to a corporate agenda that means your own disempowerment and impoverishment."
-Chris Hedges, excerpted from his article, "How Do You Take Your Poison?"
"You can't decide, on your own, that you won't be part of what the government rules are."
-Administrating Judge Robert Bryan speaking to Lonnie Vernon, Sovereign
"My country is not a soccer team, it is a sovereign country and as such is not going to accept a threat. this is not a soccer game, it is the most serious economic crisis since the 1930's."
-Cristina Fernandez de Kirchener, President of Argentina, responding to the International Monetary Fund's Christine LaGarde's comment about giving Argentina a "yellow card" for failing to meet IMF economic targets