For the past two decades, an increasing number of pundits, writers, and thinkers have begun seeing and then articulating on the increasing parallels between 21st century America and pre-World War II Europe. Even more disturbing than these troubling correlations, was the inevitability of it all. It seemed no matter what we did or how we voted, the world (and the US in particular) seemed to keep marching in one particular direction- totalitarianism. Are we doomed to repeat the same inevitable trajectory that plunged a desperate 1920s Germany into embracing one of the most horrific regimes to ever exist?
Although nostalgic remembrances tend to gloss over the past with a brilliant hue, the red-flashing warning signs had been there for decades (i.e., creeping cultural Marxism, the corruption of capitalism, collapsing nuclear family, sinking morality, abortion on demand, etc.). It would seem that pre-9/11 America was as blissfully unaware of our sinking ship, as we were with a world in transition. No one in any position of authority that I can remember, aside from Ronald Reagan, ever publically stated the USA might not always be that shining superpower on a hill. In fact, if you ever said that in a serious public forum, you were deemed a tin-foil hat conspiracy theorist and immediately dismissed out of hand as a lunatic. Nevertheless, 9/11 provided us with that unfortunate rude awakening that many had been ignoring for decades- the world did change and would never be the same again.
Having recently rewatched Schindler's List for the umpteenth time, there are a couple of points in the movie that has recently stood out to me in a new way. I suppose its meaning has gained this new, profound significance considering the $30T national debt threshold we are soon to cross over.
For those unfamiliar with the real-life story/movie of Schindler's List, Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist and Nazi party member who had moved from Germany to Krakow, Poland in the early days of the war to make his fortunes. Having previously struck out on a number of prior business ventures, his wife Emilie asked him why this time would be any different. Here is an excerpt from the movie.
Schindler: Three hundred and fifty workers on the factory floor with one purpose … to make money – for me! … They won't soon forget the name Schindler, either. I can tell you that. Oskar Schindler, they'll say. Everybody remembers him. He did something extraordinary. He did something no one else did. He came here with nothing, a suitcase, and built a bankrupt company into a major manufactory. And left with a steamer trunk, two steamer trunks, full of money. All the riches of the world. … There's no way I could have known this before, but there was always something missing. In every business I tried, I can see now it wasn't me that had failed. Something was missing. Even if I'd known what it was, there's nothing I could have done about it, because you can't create this thing. And it makes all the difference in the world between success and failure.
Now, not to rehash the whole movie, but Oskar had set out to become filthy rich by exploiting this crisis called World War II. Fast forward to the end of the movie (around 1944) and he had achieved his goal of becoming filthy rich. Unbeknownst to himself or his wife, he had no idea the war and all of its atrocities would affect him the way that it did. He had no idea the Jews he had meant to profit off of, essentially slave labor, would become the very thing he ends up sacrificing his fortunes on.
The scene in the movie that stood out to me (around the 2:20 min mark) shows him standing over a bed, looking at suitcases full of German Reichmarks. All the money he had in these suitcases (around $1.3 million dollars by today's standard) represented his entire life's savings. He was now on the verge of using all of this money to pay off the local SS Commander Amon Göth in order to buy back his Jewish workers' lives.
Although the movie doesn't necessarily expand the dialogue on this amazing sacrifice, he must have realized three things. First, the war would not last forever. He mentions this fact earlier in the movie. Second, the horrors of the Third Reich would not go unpunished. He was becoming deeply disturbed by the atrocities he sees going on. Lastly, he must have realized that money would become just as worthless as all the other failed currencies from defeated empires in the end. I suppose part of his transition from profiteer to humanitarian was that he concluded that he use all that money to do the greatest good he could, while he could.
You're probably wondering what Schindler's List has to do with the craziness we see in the world today. I'm here to tell you the world is being frog-marched into a new Fourth Reich, and that this new regime will make everything that has preceded it (including Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Kim, etc.) pale in comparison. Since the Nazi's concept of a "Third Reich, presupposes that there were a First and Second Reich, it behooves us to know what these were before moving forward.
Third Reich, official Nazi designation for the regime in Germany from January 1933 to May 1945, as the presumed successor of the medieval and early modern Holy Roman Empire of 800 to 1806 (the First Reich) and the German Empire of 1871 to 1918 (the Second Reich). (Britannica)
Not to rehash a thousand plus years of European history (see image below for that), let's just say that Germany did in fact play a central role in the entirety of the Holy Roman Empire. It began when Pope Leo III crowned the Frankish king Charlemagne as the Holy Roman Emperor on December 25, 800AD. The Holy Roman Empire itself was the product of the imperial pairing by the Roman Catholic Church who was attempting to consolidate its control over the varying (and often warring) factions in central Europe, as well as revive the Western Roman Empire which had effectively ended around 476AD. Thus, the title claim (i.e., Third Reich) by Herr Hitler and company is at least historically accurate, if not tragically misguided.
Holy Roman Empire (Source)
The Great Reset
“Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes the laws.”
~ Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744 -1812)
Godfather of the Rothschild Banking Cartel of Europe
We all know that money equals power, power equals influence, and influence (ideas and ideology) makes the world go round. To that end, the final "Reich" lasted 12 years from 1933-1945. The Third Reich's money, i.e., the Reichsmark, held its value for about 24 years (1924-1948), after which, it changed to the Deutchesmark. The Deutchesmark lasted from 1948 to 2002 when the Euro became the common currency in Germany and the rest of the European Union.
The Reichsmark fate was sealed due to the changing geopolitical realities on the ground. For reasons unknown (demonically driven paranoia perhaps), and despite all of his advisors advising against it, Hitler was driven to open up a second war front by invading the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa. In so doing, he doomed not just his nation, but the national currency as well. The Reichsmark collapse also triggered other financial collapses across Europe for those who had either been accosted by the Reichsmark or were dependent upon it for their own stability even before the war ended. By 1944, the Third Reich was in a death spiral, and Nazi officials everywhere were getting nervous and looking for highly mobile valuables (gold, diamonds, etc.) to be able to use after Germany's inevitable demise.
Although we have the luxury of historical hindsight, even a casual observer back then could see that Hitler's policies were both unconscionable (i.e., the Final Solution) as well as unsustainable (Four Year Plan). But if making the comparisons to the US today, what does that say for us? We know our policies are both unconscionable (ex. abortion holocaust, endless wars, etc.) as well as unsustainable (e.g., $30T national debt). Can our leaders not see the writing on the wall as evidence of our imminent financial collapse?
Not to compare modern investors with Nazi officials, but both were/are frantically looking to diversify their currency holdings into things like land, precious metals, and minerals, and crypto before the SS Dollar hits the inevitable iceberg. But investors are not the only indicators of our own collapse. Simply look at the globalists who, once only operated in the shadows, are now working with boldness in their efforts to dismantle our once-great nation. Think about it this way, they would have never done the things they are now doing, at the height of our power. But now, they are no longer hiding their intentions.
Since the 1940's Bretton-Woods Agreement, the world's economy has largely been led by the US Economy and US Dollar. The way it was set up, it was in the world's best interest to keep the US dollar strong, which would, in turn, help keep every other currency stable. However, given the increasingly advanced technological developments we are seeing each passing day, the US Dollar's global hegemony is increasingly becoming a 20th-century holdover that is well past its expiration date...and the globalist knows it. They are in the process of bankrupting us just as we did the Soviet Union in the 1980s, through strategically imbalanced climate and economic policies, weaponized illegal immigration, the expansion of the welfare state, and endless war footing.
Perhaps this is why our government over the past several congresses and administrations don't seem to care about writing multi-trillion-dollar legislative bills, or controlling our borders, or instituting universal basic income and healthcare, or providing $450,000 reparations to illegal aliens. They don't care about the national debt, because they know this whole system is collapsing anyway. From their perspective, we are already too far gone, so they might as well jockey for their new positions in the new world order by expediting its arrival. After all, if globalist-minded politicians and corporate oligarchs' primary goals are to stay in power, they will do whatever is in their best interests to ensure this happens regardless of what it does to the rest of us. Hence, the Great Reset.
Over the past twenty-one months, the response to the covid-19 scourge has consolidated the monopolistic corporations’ grip on the economy on top, while advancing “actually-existing socialism” below. In partnership with Big Tech, Big Pharma, the legacy media, national and international health agencies, and compliant populations, hitherto “democratic” Western states are increasingly being transformed into totalitarian regimes modeled after China, seemingly overnight. I need not provide a litany of the tyranny and abuses. You can read about them on alternative news sites—until you can no longer read about them even there.
The Great Reset, then, is not merely a conspiracy theory; it is an open, avowed, and planned project, and it is well underway. But because capitalism with Chinese characteristics, or corporate-socialist statism, lacks free markets and depends on the absence of free will and individual liberty, it is, ironically, “unsustainable,” and doomed to fail. The question is just how much suffering and distortion will be endured until it does. (mises.org)
Globalists such as Klaus Schwab, Bill Gates, George Soros, British royalty, the United Nations (and its various appendages), Blackrock, State Street, Vanguard, Berkshire Hathaway, etc., are of one mind regarding this coming global change. They truly believe that the only way to save the planet is to be the ones controlling it. They are feverishly planning this regime change under a number of different auspices, namely through the legislative initiatives set forth by the United Nation's Agenda 21/ Agenda 2030 programs. These initiatives are then repackaged by other globalist groups such as the Web Economic Forum, Bilderberg Group, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the Rockefeller Foundation, etc., into more palatable and benign terms such as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Building Back Better, and the Great Reset and propagandized by the fifth column mainstream media.
to be continued.