"It is not enough to know that there is a shadow government pulling the strings of the visible government- we must also act to expose it, and defeat it!"-Mark Matheny
Thursday, April 25, 2013
CISPA: The Biggest Data Grab in History
August Forecast & Review April 24, 2013
Technocracy is Economics
Some people wonder why I write about Technocracy when the main focus of Findings & Forecasts is the economy. Let me be clear about this: Technocracy is an economic system (with political and social overtones) that is being increasingly implemented in the United States and around the world. It demands our attention and scrutiny, especially since there has been no public policy or economic debate whatsoever. It cannot be debated if there is no identification or larger recognition.
Technocracy as an economic theory was formalized in the 1930′s by a group known as Technocracy, Inc. Founded by M. King Hubbard (the Peak Oil Theory guy in the 1950′s) and Howard Scott (a pseudo-engineer and promoter), Technocracy was carefully defined in a widely published work, Technocracy Study Course. Designed to be administrated by scientists, engineers and technicians, Technocracy insisted that politicians were not capable of making good decisions about technology they knew nothing about.
When Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected in 1933 on his “New Deal” platform, the only other likely platform would have been Technocracy. It was lucky for us that FDR rejected the utopian goals of Technocracy for a greatly watered down version in his so-called New Deal.
Henry Porter, author of Roosevelt and Technocracy in 1932, declared “Just as the Reformation established Religious Freedom, just as the Declaration of Independence brought about our Political Freedom, Technocracy promises Economic Freedom.” [Foreward, iii] Among other things, Porter proposed to abolish the gold standard, suspend the stock exchanges, and nationalize public utilities, after which he concluded,
“And then, a national awakening which, overnight, may well be expected to herald the news to every corner of the nation of the inauguration of the ‘new deal’ by FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT – DICTATOR. Drastic as these changes from the present order of things may be, they will serve their purpose if only to pave the way for the Economic Revolution – and TECHNOCRACY.” [caps in original]
In this writer’s considered opinion, Porter’s envisioned “Economic Revolution” foreshadowed the Trilateral Commission’s self-imposed mandate to create a “New International Economic Order” in 1973. Trilateral co-founder Brzezinski’s seminal work, Between Two Ages: America’s Role in the Technetronic Era, was little more than a paraphrased version of 1930′s Technocracy.
If Technocracy is indeed asserting itself on today’s economic affairs, then it should become the hottest and most debated topic of the day – but it is not! That’s why this writer continues to present evidence that shows it is not only asserting itself, but it is rapidly coming to dominate the entire globalized economic system.
H.R. 624 – Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)
CISPA passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 227 – 192 on April 17, and has now moved on to the Senate. The legislation was co-authored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D-MD), and ostensibly came from almost identical legislation that was rejected in April 2012. There were 37 co-sponsors.