Last week, President Trump caused rage at the G-7 meeting by standing alone, refusing to support the Paris Climate Accord, a globalist scheme to increase centralized government power and to transfer huge wealth from the advanced nations. This week he will decide whether to reject this agreement.

Especially furious was German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who said that the United States –and the United Kingdom, whose citizens voted last June to exit from the European Union – were no longer “reliable” allies. Europeans, she said, must “take our fate into our own hands.”
What does this mean? Europe has been fighting World War III since at least 1999, the year the “Euro” currency, really the Deutsche Mark in disguise, began replacing national currencies in Europe. This was Germany’s third attempt in a century to gain control of Europe, this time with economic instead of military weapons.

Another part of this takeover, as Craig R. Smith and I explain in our latest book Money, Morality & The Machine, is the European Union (EU). The people of Britain decided to “Brexit” when they noticed that 61 percent of the laws and regulations ruling them now come from an elite of unelected EU “Eurocrats” in Brussels.

The British understand empire and recognize that they were being turned into a colony of a growing EU empire. They had already lost the sovereign power to decide which immigrants could move into Great Britain.

Angela Merkel decided that more than a million Muslim immigrants would have freedom to move anywhere in the EU. This, of course, is part of a globalist agenda to erase nations and replace them with Super States like the EU. No wonder that such globalist manipulation in Europe has stirred powerful nationalist movements.

President Barack Obama likewise opened America’s southern border to millions of illegal aliens, who tend to vote Democratic…but closed it to Cuban refugees who tend to vote Republican. This scheme to gerrymander America permanently to the left outraged Americans, who responded by electing President Donald “America First” Trump.

Weeks ago, the French nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen said that the presidential election would put a woman in control of France – either herself or Germany’s Angela Merkel. With the media, massive election fraud, and globalist ruling oligarchy against her, Le Pen lost.

So who is Ms. Merkel? She was born in July 1954 in Communist East Germany. She became so fluent in Russian that she was repeatedly taken to Moscow as a exemplary star pupil of Soviet education in her country.

Today Merkel keeps on her desk a small portrait of her hero, the German princess who married a Russian prince, disposed of him, and became the Empress Catherine the Great. Catherine did much to build the Russian Empire by, among other things, her military conquest of Crimea.

(Russian President Vladimir Putin, who re-conquered Crimea and speaks fluent German from his days as a KGB agent there, has a similar fascination with Czar Peter the Great. The new globalist French President Emmanuel Macron is already playing on Putin’s Peter the Great fixation to win him over as an ally.)

Globalist leaders also scorned Mr. Trump’s call for them to meet their NATO treaty obligation to spend 2 percent of GDP yearly on defense. Most fund their welfare states by letting American taxpayers carry the burden of their nations’ defense. During the Brexit debate, as our book documents, reporters found evidence that Germany is planning a non-NATO European military controlled by German hands that could coerce EU members to keep paying high dues. Merkel attacked Trump on the eve of Memorial Day weekend, when millions of Americans remember loved ones killed by Germans in two world wars.

As a nationalist, President Trump is, like George Washington, a threat to the imperialist globalist agendas of Europeans like Merkel, Putin and the European Union. But by attacking Trump and the United Kingdom economically, Merkel threatens to undermine the dollar and your individual job, savings, and investments. People need to “Merkel-proof” their savings in simple, secure ways.

To schedule a fascinating interview with Lowell Ponte, an expert on climate, contact: Sandy Frazier at 516-735-5468 or email sandy@mystic-art.com.

For a media copy of Money, Morality & The Machine, contact: David Bradshaw at 602-918-3296 or email him at ideaman@myideafactory.net


The Secret Saudi-Dollar Connection

By Craig R. Smith and Lowell Ponte

President Donald Trump was greeted and treated like a wise and welcome world leader and ally in Saudi Arabia. But the media said almost nothing of the secret connections that for 46 years have kept our two nations linked in a special, mutually-dependent relationship.
In 1944 the United States, the superpower to emerge after World War II, created a new economic system, the Bretton Woods agreement. The U.S. Dollar’s value would be pegged to gold, and other Western nations would peg their value to the dollar.

After working well for decades, Bretton Woods was burned down by President Richard Nixon. After printing billions to fight the Vietnam War, he announced in August 1971 that the U.S. would no longer redeem dollars for gold. Without its gold anchor, the dollar tried to float but its value promptly sank by a third.

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), including Saudi Arabia, soon staged an oil embargo – not because we helped Israel win the 1973 war, but because OPEC wanted to regain the value for its oil lost when the dollar was debased.

Nixon then “negotiated an agreement with Saudi Arabia that the Muslim nation would sell its oil only in exchange for U.S. Dollars,” as we explain in our latest book, Money, Morality & The Machine.

“This shored up the dollar’s status as the global reserve currency, a tremendous boon to us because we exclusively manufacture legal U.S. Dollars,” we write.

Our global economic dominance – with at least 40 percent of world trade in dollars – was made possible by the Saudi special relationship.

What the Saudis got was American military protection and the opportunity to purchase some of the world’s most advanced weapons. This “petrodollar” symbiosis has made Saudi Arabia the biggest purchaser of our weapons and one of the biggest buyers of our ever-growing debt.

This was again on display during President Trump’s visit as American corporate leaders were on hand along with weapon sales of at least $110 Billion and total sales from U.S. companies that could top $350 Billion over the next ten years as the Saudis diversify away from oil.

Saudis might see this as particularly important in the wake of eight years of President Barack Obama tilting toward Iran and helping this rival power to acquire nuclear weapons. Iran, a leading sponsor of global terrorism, has been busy building a “Shiite crescent” around the Saudis, from Yemen to Syria and Lebanon. Iraq under Saddam Hussein won a war against Iran, but in the wake of our removing him and of Barack Hussein Obama withdrawing American troops, Iraq is now effectively controlled by more than 100,000 “allied” Iranian troops who show no sign of ever leaving.

Saudi money and political donations, we write, “have altered American politics and caused our government to bend and bow increasingly toward Mecca and Riyadh.”

Americans are the Janissaries who with our blood defend Saudi Arabia, which funds Madrassas, schools worldwide that “teach of the coming world conquest by Islam by fire and sword. Will this prove to be the worst of those ‘entangling alliances’ that our Framers warned against?”

President Trump, to his credit, is enlisting Saudi and other Muslim help to fight the war against terrorism. But the Saudi connection also reminds us how vulnerable our paper dollar is – and why as individuals we need to diversify our savings to include the enduring, reliable value of gold.
To schedule a fascinating interview with Craig R. Smith – a monetary expert and executive frequently interviewed on Fox Business and other business media – and Lowell Ponte – a veteran think tank futurist and former Roving Editor of Reader’s Digest who has done reporting from the Muslim Middle East and Israel– contact: Sandy Frazier at 516-735-5468 or email sandy@mystic-art.com.

For a media copy of Money, Morality & The Machine, contact: David Bradshaw at 602-918-3296 or email him at ideaman@myideafactory.net See pages 75-76.

A Foretaste of the Coming Cyber-Apocalypse?

How to Save Your Life Savings From This Risk
By Lowell Ponte

The cyber-attack began last Friday worldwide, causing computer chaos in at least 150 nations and more than 200,000 computers, hitting banks and other companies. This is only the latest of what could be many doomsday attacks to come.
“In 2017, hackers infected the computers of 140 banks in 40 countries with a program that let the criminals order bank ATMs to spit out untold millions into the paper bags of waiting accomplices,” Craig R. Smith and I reported in our free 2017 White Paper Don’t Bank On It!, which updates and summarizes our book of the same name.

“In 2016, North Korean hackers put a bug into the computers of SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications in Belgium, an electronic clearinghouse for global bank transfers,” we wrote.

“The hackers had SWIFT issue false documents that tricked banks in several nations into giving their agents a combined $81 Million, including $12 Million from Wells Fargo Bank in the U.S.”

The attack last Friday shut down ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) in regions of China, leaving citizens without access to their money. Credit cards failed to work at many gas stations. The Bank of China was a target.

The bug also shut down European plants of the French auto manufacturer Renault, one of which remained closed Monday. In Japan, Hitachi and Nissan computers were infected, as was Federal Express in the U.S. and a theater chain in South Korea. So were large telecom companies in Spain, Portugal and Russia. Russian banks were also prime targets.

Germany’s federal railway system was hit, as was Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras and its Social Security system. Two hospitals were infected in Jakarta, Indonesia, and Great Britain’s devastated National Health Service was forced to reschedule surgeries and turn away some Emergency Room patients. Our addiction to computers is becoming hazardous to our health.

The ransomware that did this is called WannaCry (and related names). A single employee can open an unfamiliar website. The malware worm can take over not only his computer but any others linked to it that are vulnerable. It creates an encrypted version of files, destroys the originals, and then demands $300 to $600 per computer in the crypto-currency Bitcoin to restore the data. By Monday morning the attackers reportedly had collected more than $51,000.

The attack could have been much worse had a 22-year-old British nerd who lives with his parents and uses the web name Malware Tech not found the hackers’ “kill switch.” He blunted the assault.

“Criminals” are responsible for this attack, not the government, said President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser Tom Bossert. But others blame the National Security Agency (NSA), from which a contractor reportedly stole its “Eternal Blue” program to hack Microsoft XP computers, still widely used worldwide. This program was released globally in April by a group calling itself “Shadow Brokers” as their “protest” about President Trump. Anyone with such a program can do computer-owner holdups.

The U.S. Government has pressured Microsoft and Apple to provide “back doors” into its programs so that government can hack them. Friday’s attacks show how insecure programs in government hands can be.

Your bank account today is merely electronic blips in a computer that can be stolen, scrambled, or erased by a smart enough individual or government hacker. (China employs 125,000 soldiers to do full-time cyber warfare.) If government prints more trillions to repay lost funds, this will cause dollar-debasing high inflation. And our government is rapidly moving to a “cashless” society in which all dollars will be digital and “virtual,” i.e., unreal. The only way to escape a future computer apocalypse will be to convert dollars to real, hard money such as gold – which cannot be stolen or held for ransom by a few hacker strokes on a computer keyboard.
To schedule a fascinating interview with Lowell Ponte – a veteran think tank futurist and former Roving Science & Technology Editor of Reader’s Digest –
contact: Sandy Frazier at 516-735-5468 or email sandy@mystic-art.com.

For a free copy of the White Paper Don’t Bank On It!, contact: David Bradshaw at 602-918-3296 or email him at ideaman@myideafactory.net

Adieu, France

By Lowell Ponte

France’s death warrant was issued Sunday, as voters chose Emmanuel Macron as their next President. If his promised policies are followed, then the ally who helped America win its independence will see its borders erased and its identity absorbed into the empire of the European Union (EU). Macron strode to his victory speech platform to the playing not of the French national anthem but of “Ode to Joy,” the EU anthem. [1]


A woman will rule France after this election, his nationalist opponent Marine Le Pen predicted. Either she would win, or France would be dominated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel through the EU. Ms. Le Pen lost, getting slightly over one-third of the vote.

Le Pen had promised the French a referendum vote to leave the EU, as the United Kingdom had last June. The British – seeing that 61 percent of their laws and regulations were imposed by unelected EU Eurocrats – voted to Brexit, to exit the EU and end their nation’s absorption by the EU Borg.

The EU had originally been conceived by French political philosopher Jean Monnet after World War II. He wanted to unify Europe into a single country to prevent another such war. And, because Germany’s demonic dictator had been democratically elected, Monnet wanted the EU run without any vote of the people.

“Europe’s nations should be guided towards the Super-state without their people understanding what is happening,” wrote Monnet in a diary that Craig R. Smith and I quote in our latest book, Money, Morality & The Machine. [2]

“This can be accomplished,” wrote Monnet, “by successive steps, each disguised as having an economic purpose, but which will eventually and irreversibly lead to federation.”

This same anti-democracy push toward globalist government can be seen in the Progressive scheme to flood the EU and Great Britain and the United States with immigrants to fundamentally transform their cultures. It has engendered resistance that led the United Kingdom to Brexit, to nationalist populist uprisings and secessionist movements across Europe, and to President Donald Trump’s election in the U.S.

French voters rejected both of the old ruling parties, forcing the globalists to cosmetically re-create Macron as a “centrist” in the media, battling “far right extremist” Marine Le Pen. [3] But in fact Macron had been the economy minister under socialist President Francois Hollande, who created an economic disaster of more than 10 percent adult, and 25 percent youth, unemployment. Macron is as genuinely “centrist” as Progressive President Barack Obama, who endorsed him.

Macron promised something for almost everyone, including preservation of the French welfare state and a cut in business taxes. He also promised to support the EU, the German-dominated Euro currency, and the continuing flood of Muslim immigrants into France. Macron, in other words, promised to abolish France. And the globalist elite of both rejected ruling parties enthusiastically supported him. [4]

This is why Le Pen was not only smeared by the ruling press – but also hit by political dirty tricks. The government, for example, suppressed reporting of Macron’s leaked emails. (Would Hillary Clinton have won if the government had suppressed all reporting of her secret emails?) [5]

In the first vote, overseas French favoring Macron were “accidentally” sent paperwork that let them vote twice. In Sunday’s final vote, vast numbers of ballots for Le Pen were reportedly sent out torn, meaning that they could not be counted as valid votes for her. Nine percent of all registered voters cast “blank or invalid ballots,” and another 24.52 percent abstained from choosing Le Pen or Macron. Sunday saw the lowest percentage of valid French ballots cast since at least 1981. [6-7]

Yet Le Pen’s strong challenge and Macron’s deceptive candidacy have changed forever this country that invented the labels “Right” and “Left” for those on either side of the French Assembly. On Sunday, “centrist” Macron pretended to be a Rightist economically but Leftist culturally, while “Rightist” Le Pen spoke like a Leftist of nationalizing the banks. Right and Left in France are now blurred.

The new political polarization is nationalism vs. globalist collectivism. The emerging economic choice will be between a post-dollar, post-American socialist globalist “cashless” economy – or the hard, honest universal coin of gold.

As Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wisely observed, if you must choose between trusting the natural stability of gold and the honesty and intelligence of members of the government, then “I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold.”

To schedule a fascinating interview with Lowell Ponte, contact: Sandy Frazier at 516-735-5468 or email sandy@mystic-art.com.

For a free media copy of Money, Morality & The Machine, contact: David Bradshaw at 602-918-3296 or email him at ideaman@myideafactory.net

Will French Voters Shatter the European Union? – Lowell Ponte, PontificationBlog, APRIL 24, 2017 https://pontificationblog.wordpress.com/2017/04/24/will-french-voters-shatter-the-european-union/

[1] Alex Pfeiffer, “Macron Walks Out To EU ANTHEM To Address Supporters,” Daily Caller, May 7, 2017. URL: http://dailycaller.com/2017/05/07/macron-walks-out-to-eu-anthem-to-address-supporters-video/

[2] Craig R.Smith and Lowell Ponte, Money, Morality & The Machine: Smith’s Law in an Unethical, Over-Governed Age. Phoenix: P2 Publishing, 2016. Page 17.

[3] Jonah Goldberg, “Is Marine Le Pen a ‘Far-Right’ Candidate?” National Review, April 26, 2017. URL: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/447034/french-election-marine-le-pen-far-right-immigration

[4] Mike Krieger, “Meet The Real Emmanuel Macron: Consummate Banker Puppet, Bizarre Elitist Creation,” ZeroHedge, April 25, 2017. URL: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-25/meet-real-emmanuel-macron-consummate-banker-puppet-bizarre-elitist-creation

[5] Lizzie Dearden, “Emmanuel Macron Hacked Emails: French Media Ordered by Electoral Commission Not to Publish Content of Messages,” U.K. Independent, May 6, 2017. URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/emmanuel-macron-email-hack-leaks-election-marine-le-pen-russia-media-ordered-not-publish-commission-a7721111.html

[6] Damien Cowley, “DIRTY TRICKS: French Voters Receive Invalid, Damaged Le Pen Ballots,” Gateway Pundit, May 6, 2017. URL: http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/05/dirty-tricks-french-voters-receive-invalid-damaged-le-pen-ballots/

[7] Fabrice Randoux, “Third of French Voters Spoiled Ballots or Abstained,” AFP (Agence France-Presse), May 7, 2017. URL: https://www.yahoo.com/news/third-french-voters-spoiled-ballots-abstained-232518210.html

Trump Quietly Urges Huge Human Transformation That Could Devastate the Left

By Lowell Ponte

While the Left urges people to reconsider their sexual identity and reject their nation by embracing global government, President Donald Trump is now giving us a reason to change the body in which we live.

The new Trump tax plan offers a potentially-hefty tax break to those who turn themselves into corporations. [1] Trump’s plan would lower the highest individual marginal tax rate to 35 percent – but would drop the corporate tax rate to 15 percent.

The word “corporation” comes from the same Latin root word as corpse. A corporation is a body of the mind, a created identity, a “legal fiction” that lets the owner(s) live with a different set of laws, including tax laws.

Imagine being able to pay no U.S. taxes on foreign income until you decide to bring it back into the United States. Imagine transferring your “intangible” assets – not only patents and trademarks but also, e.g., your college degree – to a tax haven to keep income you earn from them from being taxed. Being a corporation can have many benefits. [2]

Even more infuriating to liberals than corporate tax avoidance has been the Supreme Court’s 2010 “Citizens United v. FEC” ruling that found corporations to have freedom of speech, and that held that government could not restrict or prohibit a corporation such as Citizens United from making independent political expenditures. Craig R. Smith and I discuss the implications of this in our latest book, Money, Morality & The Machine. [3]

In this and the later Hobby Lobby case, the Supreme Court implicitly ruled that such corporations possess expanding human rights – of speech and even of religious liberty. Corporations, for example, do not have a 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination, but they do possess 5th Amendment rights against being “taken” by the government without just compensation. Such rights derive from the long legal tradition that they are “persons.”
Progressives have for decades tried to take free speech rights away from capitalists and others who challenge the Leftist dogma – and in places like university campuses and the mainstream media, their intimidation has created a near-monopoly of Leftist speakers. Critics such as Ann Coulter are silenced.

The Left was furious at the Supreme Court ruling that government could not interfere with corporate cash buying a media platform for non-Leftist views. Progressives want free speech only for Leftist labor unions, ideologues, media and politicians, but no free speech for free market companies.

And imagine Leftist fury at President Trump giving Americans a powerful incentive to incorporate – and thereafter to favor government policies that will be friendly to business corporations and free enterprise. As New York Times columnist Neil Irwin put it: “For every child who grows up dreaming of having a limited liability company [a type of corporation] of his or her own, President Trump’s tax plan promises a dazzling future.” [4]

Leftists have their own plans for our future – an all-powerful welfare state with government in total control of everything. And how will they pay for this Heaven on Earth, this bureaucratic welfare dictatorship, when robots do all the work, and most humans are unemployed government dependents?

The socialist European Union already has a plan: the robots are to be “electronic persons,” not to give them rights but to make them taxable. Craig R. Smith and I explore this in Money, Morality & The Machine. [5] Higher taxes, more regulation, and the silencing of all non-Leftist human and corporate voices are the Left’s final solution to everything.
To schedule a fascinating interview with Lowell Ponte, contact: Sandy Frazier at 516-735-5468 or email sandy@mystic-art.com.

For a free media copy of Money, Morality & The Machine, contact: David Bradshaw at 602-918-3296 or email him at ideaman@myideafactory.net

[1] Neil Irwin, “Under the Trump Tax Plan, We Might All Want to Become Corporations,” New York Times, April 28, 2017. URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/upshot/under-the-trump-tax-plan-we-might-all-want-to-become-corporations.html; Tim Worstall, “The Flaw In Trump’s Tax Plan – Why Don’t We All Become Corporations?” Forbes, April 29, 2017. URL: https://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2017/04/29/the-flaw-in-trumps-tax-plan-why-dont-we-all-become-corporations/#28ce2d553961

[2] Catherine Rampell, “Corporations Are People. So What If People Were Corporations?” Washington Post, July 24, 2014. URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/catherine-rampell-people-should-claim-the-same-rights-as-companies/2014/07/24/460aea0c-135b-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html?utm_term=.fbe3475cb23c

[3] Craig R. Smith and Lowell Ponte, Money, Morality & The Machine: Smith’s Law in an Unethical, Over-Governed Age. Phoenix: P2 Publishing, 2016. Pages 139-140.

[4] Neil Irwin, “Under the Trump Tax Plan, We Might All Want to Become Corporations,” New York Times, April 28, 2017. URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/upshot/under-the-trump-tax-plan-we-might-all-want-to-become-corporations.html

[5] Craig R. Smith and Lowell Ponte, Money, Morality & The Machine: Smith’s Law in an Unethical, Over-Governed Age. Phoenix: P2 Publishing, 2016. Pages 174-175.