James Hall

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Corporations vs. Entrepreneurship

By James Hall The corporate culture would have you believe that it is the foremost structure of the economy. That the entrepreneur is a nuisance and is tilting at windmills. Since competition is a dirty word, the innovative venture poses no threat, but might qualify as an acquisition. Only if the business model is such…

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The Banksters’ War on Cash

By James Hall Once upon a time, the famous criminal Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, and his response was simple, eloquent, and humorous: “Because that’s where the money is.” Well, soon that adage may be proven untrue. What exactly is the meaning of legal tender? In order to place money in its…

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Cost of Negative Bank Rates

click to enlarge James Hall Activist Post So you thought that the unimaginable could not happen. The signal is heard loud and clear. Keeping your money in a fiduciary account will not only earn no interest; there will be an actual cost of parking your funds in a bank relationship. The madness that has engulfed…

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Fear of IRS Tax Audits Diminish

James Hall Activist Post The announcement that Federal government’s tax-take hits all-time high as the federal government collected a record amount of taxes in fiscal year 2014, topping $3 trillion in revenue for the first time in its history, has the tax man taking a bigger bite than ever. Yet, the take that the collection…

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Business of Global Warming Fraud

James Hall Activist Post The Global Warming establishment is NOT a real business. All the tentacles that suck up public money to finance crony collectivism are based upon government subsidies and artificially higher consumer prices. The absurd lunacy that economic growth and productive jobs can be created with the underlying premise of the “so called”…

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Russia’s SWIFT Settlement Alternative

James Hall Activist Post The SWIFT System is an integral part of a communication process that assists payment and clearing of financial transactions. The Corporate-to-Bank site defines it in the following manner and provides several examples of Payment, Clearing and Settlement Systems. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, Societe Cooperative a Responsabilite Limitee (limited…

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Euro Crisis Deepens

James Hall Activist Post The alarm warnings are going off in Europe. International markets under pressure, global tensions rising and the financial system stressed to the point of breaking. Europe is ready for a relapse. It may be a very cold winter without Russian gas. Yet the technocrats in Brussels just go on their merry…

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Another Ponzi Roll Over of Treasury Debt

James Hall Activist Post As the holiday season draws nearer, it is nice to know that a present for all Americans and future generations is building as the hordes of consumers storm the aisles of their favorite box store so that they can go further in debt. Much like maxing out your plastic limits and…

Matt Taibbi on JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare

James Hall Activist Post The attention that Matt Taibbi is receiving for the Rolling Stone essay, The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare, may push forward a serious debate on the systemic corruption that is common knowledge among informed observers of the financial structure. Zero Hedge can always be depended upon to incisively…

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Financial Regulators Bend Rules for Banksters

James Hall Activist Post The cozy relationship between financial institutions and their respective regulators has long been known. Concern from reformers and activists comes from all stripes of ideological perspectives. With the attention that Carmen Segarra, the whistleblower of Wall Street, has gained, the noise from the banking establishment pushes back. Here comes the expected…

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Silicon Valley Corporatists

James Hall Activist Post Remember the days when an entrepreneur would perfect their whiz kid ideas in a garage and bring them to market? Did Steve Wozniak ever envision the behemoth that Apple would become and the cult camp that worships every new product that flows from their robotic coolie assembly lines? Riots Over Rotten…

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City of London vs. Scottish Independence

James Hall Activist Post Scotland has a long and noteworthy history of banking. Money, savings and investing is entrenched in the culture and society. Edinburgh is the fourth largest financial center in Europe (after London, Frankfurt and Paris). Much of this reputation has arisen from its history of innovation over the last three hundred years.…

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The Monopoly of the Government Education Cartel

James Hall Activist Post Learning is a noble pursuit, but the ancient Greek text is one of the few places where the Socratic Method survives. Sanctioned political doctrine of required thinking is the mainstay in today’s august temples of purification. Forget about a classroom, the curriculum core of New Age studies has no room for…

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Elites Gather at Google Camp to Discuss Calico Life Extension Tech

James Hall Activist Post When the billionaire tech jet-set decides to let down their hair, what do they talk about around the campfire? According to the New Your Times, "Google is sponsoring an elite conference this week at a golf resort in Sicily, with a guest list of chief executives, investors and celebrities, all of…