George Soros Transfered $18 Billion to Open Society Foundations in 2017

Left-wing billionaire George Soros has transferred $18 billion to his Open Society Foundations, the primary vehicle for his global political activism and philanthropy.

The transfer, according to the Wall Street Journal, accounts for most of Soros’s foundation, which he accrued through a controversial career as an investor.

The Journal notes: “Open Society has vaulted to the top ranks of philanthropic organizations, appearing to become the second largest in the U.S. by assets after the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, based on 2014 figures from the National Philanthropic Trust.”

Soros, who is 88, transferred the funds as part of a plan to make sure his activism continues after he retires or passes away. $18 billion is roughly three times the amount of money spent by all parties, in all races, during the 2016 election cycle, according to OpenSecrets.


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Counties, Names, and Government by Contract


By Anna Von Reitz

All counties have to be “surveyed” — located and geographically “defined”— before there is any “thing” present that can be labeled and named.  Once this process is complete and a name has been attached to that parcel, the County is “corporate” but not “incorporated”. 

When you, a man, come forth from your Mother and are a separate living being, you are defined by your body and located in space in much the same way.  Upon being named, “John” or “Bruce” or “Charles”— you, too, are “corporate”, but “unincorporated”. 

So all counties are “corporate” entities, but not all counties in the country are “incorporated” — meaning that some of them didn’t take the bait of Federal Block Grants in order to maintain their independence.  We are compiling a list of those counties that (1) never bit the hook, and (2) those counties that have liquidated federal franchise counties and chosen to operate in unincorporated status, and (3) those counties that have merely been “presumed to be” incorporated, because they received Federal Block Grants or because they changed their doing-business-as names to conform with Federal Nomenclature.

We are finding that MOST counties fit in this later group and did not specifically or publicly adopt being incorporated.  Like the rest of us, they were apparently told “you have to do this” by Federal Agents, so they changed the Style or Ordering of their names and unwittingly created new corporate Persons that were assumed to be operating as Federal Franchises. 

For example, you might start out as “Pearson County” and over the years the name on the shingle at the Courthouse would change to
“County of Pearson”  or “PEARSON COUNTY” and so on.  Just like the switch from “John Michael Doe” to “JOHN MICHAEL DOE” in the absence of actual public meetings and discussions and votes taken there can be no reliable evidence that such counties ever knowingly agreed to incorporated as franchises of the Federal Government.

There are at least 3100 counties in America and people living in all of them.  Those people need to do some research into their own county history to find out the actual status of their county government.  Most likely, State of State franchises simply “moved in” after the Civil War and have operated like cuckoo birds in a robin’s nest ever since.

The correct way to name the land and soil jurisdiction county for our purposes is always in Upper and Lower Case and in the form “Name County” — as in “Bear County” or “Pearson County” or “Black River County” or “Winnebago County” or “Ipshago County” and so on. 

Please Note: When we use their notaries to do our work in public, we call them “Public Notaries” on the paperwork to nail down the capacity in which they are functioning and simply name the State — for example, Colorado — not the “State of Colorado” and not the “STATE OF COLORADO” and not “COLORADO”, either, and the county is named as above, for example, “Montrose County”.

We are also finding quite a number of “Diversified Counties” especially in large metro areas.  In these cases you will find a land and soil county overlain with layers of corporate entities from various jurisdictions eating out the population, each one charging for “services” and imposing regulations and codes and rules that are creating streams of revenue for these organizations without however having any actual and knowing consent from the local people.

In other words, these organizations are operating as commercial corporations under color of law.  They are booting up like any other commercial corporation with Articles of Incorporation and Officers and Boards of Directors and operating under deceptive names designed to make people assume that they are part of the actual government — when they aren’t.  Think of it as the local version of the “IRS” or “DOT”.

The IRS exists as a privately owned and operated bill collector for the “Internal Revenue Service” which is a foreign “Bureau” perched inside of the “US Department of the Treasury” which is run by the IMF.  This is why the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven T. Mnuchin, is an Interpol Agent and not functioning as an American nor even as a US Citizen.

Anyway…..

These organizations like the “County of Pearson” typically stake out a turf for themselves and amass a list of subscribers, that is, people or even properties, that receive services from them.  They come in, they fill pot holes, they cut brush along utility corridors, or whatever function they have chosen for themselves, and then they send their purported subscribers a billing statement for these services whether the subscriber asked for these services or not. 

Often these groups act in concert with the actual County and give the County a “cut” of the action.  They may even send their billings out from the County offices, making it appear legitimate, or they may bill the County as Subcontractors and the County then arbitrarily taxes you, and again, it all looks legitimate and isn’t.

These Undisclosed Subcontractors pad their billings to be able to give kickbacks to the less savory members of County Government and around and around it goes. In Oklahoma it got so bad that the County Clerks in the 1980’s kept “Kickback Books”…. literally.  They kept ledgers to keep the crooks honest.

Think of the Magazine Subscription Scams that plagued everyone back in the 1980’s.  First, they gave you a “free subscription” out of the blue. It just comes to your mailbox from some “Subscription Service”.  As part of that first “free” magazine they sent you a “subscription card” to receive up to six more magazines at “unbelievable prices”, and, if you didn’t bother to reply, they promise to send you complimentary copies of six more magazines to try!  After that, of course, they just kept sending magazines and if you were too busy to track down the fine print and cancel all these subscriptions, you were on the hook to pay for them all.  This went on for ten years before the Postal authorities finally cracked down on it.

Its the same thing with all the services that the County of Pearson offers you.  If you don’t contact them and say, “Whoa!  Who are you and what are you offering and how much is it going to cost me?”  — you are “presumed” to have subscribed to their service and are on the hook for paying for the services you received.   A wise person receiving a bill from something that looks like the County but not exactly, should question that billing, and should want to know exactly what they supposedly signed up to receive.  Who signed them up?  When? How? For what services?  — And they should object to paying for anything they didn’t order and ride herd on the cost of any services they agree to receive from the “County of Pearson”.

This is all “government by private contract” and doesn’t have a thing to do with the actual County, which rarely if ever does much beyond deciding which of these franchise operations are going to get the contracts next year.

I hope you continue to dig for any evidence that your county was ever incorporated or “presumed” to be incorporated.  If you can’t find any evidence of incorporation, you may be living in one of those counties that never did incorporate.  What a blessing for you and everyone else concerned, if that turns out to be true.  It’s one more thread that undermines claims that these foreign interlopers ever achieved “exclusive legislative jurisdiction”. Please let us know so we have a confirmed status for your county.

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Message from HATJ 5/13/19

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TUCCI-JARRAF, HEATHER ANN
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May 13, 2019 at 11:20 AM
Check-in protocol with Youssef at a.m. and p.m. now… 
allllll the work behind the scenes, including, and not limited to, the months of work in the records offices regarding the blanket pardons, the earlier-in-the-year notices by counselor about mass releases (time frame was unknown), etc., etc., etc…. 
everyone was “a buzz” this weekend after FOX NEWS reportedly announced via “ticker tape” that Federal Women Prisons begin mass release of non-violent offenders this week 🙂 
…different attitudes/frequencies after this weekend’s “news report” 
yes, i expect, accept, and appreciate all from ALL…lol, remember?…one of the primary choice points for the last 5+ years (all ways) was “to be or not to be”…the specific and particular choices that were made by each are evident now for ALL to see, injoy/enjoy, and celebrate (laugh about!). 
love you all <3

Progressive men literally start cutting off their own balls as gender insanity reaches new level of dangerous mental illness (op-ed)

(Natural News) As more awakened human beings are starting to realize, the political Left is a dangerous, deranged authoritarian cult, and its members are repeatedly proving just how insane and dangerous the progressive “LGBT” movement has become. Now, a 23 year-old American male, “claims to have personally removed his own testicles and penis, desiring to…

Iran Just Delivered 1M Barrels of Oil to Fuel-Starved Syria by ‘Ghosting’

By Tyler Durden | 10 May 2019

ZERO HEDGE — At a moment the Persian Gulf is heating up given the highest tensions and exchange of threats in years between the US and Iran, Tehran is running the high risk gambit of restarting its crude transfers to Syria.

A new CNBC report finds, “Tanker-tracking firms believe Iran is once again shipping crude oil to Syria, resuming the illicit trade as tensions with Washington rise and the Islamic Republic faces increasing international isolation.” Specifically a one million barrel delivery was reportedly made through the Syrian port of Baniyas in early May, the first since the end of 2018, according to TankerTrackers.com and ClipperData.

Washington has in recent months ramped up targeted sanctions against Syrian oil imports, causing the worse fuel crisis in Syria’s modern history, resulting in a “lifeless” and “decimated economy” with cars lined up for miles, sometimes waiting for days for a simple gas fill-up, as one Bloomberg on the ground report recently described[…]

UPDATED: Toxic Fluorinated Compounds Found in 12 RI Drinking Water Sites — 50,000+ Impacted

9 May 2019

GOLOCALPROV — One major environmental research group is warning that 12 Rhode Island drinking water sites impacting more than 50,000 Rhode Islanders have detected contamination of toxic PFAS — toxic fluorinated compounds.

The Rhode Island Department of Health, however, is challenging the accuracy of the methodology.

The known extent of contamination of American communities with PFAS “continues to grow at an alarming rate, with no end in sight,” said Environmental Working Group (EWG) in their release of the data this week.

As of March 2019, at least 610 locations in 43 states are known to be contaminated, including drinking water systems serving an estimated 19 million people, according to EWG. […]

Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

The world’s largest fast food company will be just fine. But what about workers?

By Jon Miltimore,

McDonald’s recently announced it will no longer participate in lobbying designed to thwart minimum wage hikes at the local, state, or federal level.

Unions naturally cheered the move.

SEIU President Mary Kay Henry said in a written statement, 

By sticking together and taking action on the job, courageous workers in the Fight for $15 and a Union have forced McDonald’s — the second-biggest employer in the world — to drop its relentless opposition to higher pay,

Perhaps Ms. Henry should have added “for now” as a caveat to McDonald’s vaunted status as a world-leading employer.

I recently took my daughter to breakfast at McDonald’s. After not seeing anyone at the register, I observed one of those futuristic-looking digital kiosks on the wall.

I hadn’t used a kiosk to order food before, but it took all of 90 seconds to place my order. (My daughter got the Big Breakfast and chocolate milk; I got a bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit.) The machine printed out a receipt, which I took to the counter where a young woman was working a register. McDonald’s slashed its labor force by more than 50 percent from 2013 to 2018, despite adding thousands of restaurants around the world.

I swiped my credit card and—voila—the transaction was over. It did not occur to me until later that my experience that morning was the future of fast food.

McDonald’s last year announced that by 2020, most of their more than 14,000 locations will have self-serving kiosks, with 1,000 stores adding them every quarter over 24 months.

This is hardly news. What I found surprising was that the fast food giant’s trend of reducing its labor force was well underway before this announcement. Data show that McDonald’s slashed its labor force by more than 50 percent from 2013 to 2018, from 440,000 to 210,000, despite adding thousands of restaurants (see Chart 2) around the world.*

People who call for minimum wage increases often fail to realize that these laws affect businesses in very different ways. Facebook and McDonald’s are both huge, multi-billion-dollar companies. But Facebook, where the median salary is $240,000, is going to be much less affected by a minimum wage hike than McDonald’s.

And labor costs go far beyond wages.

It should be noted that McDonald’s’s reduction in staff began in 2014, the same year the Affordable Care Act went into effect. This was no coincidence. Nor was the installation of digital kiosks, which reportedly were installed as part of a $2.4 billion expansion effort. That’s a lot of money. But those costs have two important benefits: they are one-and-done, and they are predictable. Unlike the cost of labor, McDonald’s doesn’t have to worry about these prices doubling on the whim of politicians.

The world’s largest fast food company will be just fine. But what about workers?

McDonald’s leadership, reading the landscape of labor and politics, at some point made a strategic decision to drastically reduce employees.

It was a wise decision. The world’s largest fast food company is doing just fine. It posted double-digit earnings growth of 14 percent last year, and its stock is surging. But what about workers?

Chart 2: McDonald’s finances 

Many people complain that automation kills jobs. This is not true. It’s more precise to say that automation replaces some jobs with other jobs. The economist Yale Brozen explained this phenomenon in a 1965 lecture on automation at Wabash College:

Automation causes displacement. Some people do become unemployed because of it, although most firms retrain and place employees in new jobs when eliminating old jobs. However, automation does not create unemployment. The number of jobless men is not greater than it would have been if no automation had occurred.

It may seem paradoxical to argue that automation causes displacement but does not cause unemployment. Many observers point to specific persons unemployed as a result of this phenomenon. They fail, however, to point to the unemployed who found jobs because of automation. They fail to recognize those who would have joined the jobless if new technology had not been developed. They fail to see that automation causes redeployment, not unemployment.

This does not mean some workers are not harmed by these displacements. Unskilled workers, Brozen explained, are disproportionately impacted by minimum wage laws that increase the price of unskilled labor through artificial means.

Increasing the price of unskilled workers so greatly relative to that of skilled workers unduly penalizes the hiring of the unskilled. It is fortunate that the proportion of the work force that is unskilled has been diminishing. Otherwise, the unemployment problem would be more severe than it is, given the increases in minimum-wage rates that have occurred. The doom-criers who are alarmed about automation say that “a permanently depressed class is developing in the United States.” If there is such a class, it is caused by [legislation], not by automation.

Few economists would argue with the idea that low-skilled workers are disproportionately impacted by any negative consequences associated with a given minimum wage hike. The group most likely to be affected by such laws, Milton Friedman once observed, are teens.

In a 2018 Forbes articleone former McDonald’s worker agreed, noting he likely wouldn’t be hired by the chain today. He started out as an inexperienced “grill man” in 1966, making just 85 cents an hour. He was promoted to restaurant manager within the year, though, and eventually went on to hold “almost every position available throughout the company.”

His name? Ed Rensi, former CEO of McDonald’s.

*McDonald’s franchise employees are not included in these figures.

 

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