It's Monday morning and time for your weekly dose of the Red Pill. Bottom's up!
2012: Are you convinced that all this 2012 hype is a hoax? Well, you're in luck because the rocket scientists at NASA took time out of their busy schedule to debunk the Mayan Apocalypse myth. (Disinfo)Best of luck surviving the week.
Jobs: Official unemployment numbers are skewed and no one talks about rampant under-employment. And about those so-called jobs out there for Americans? Ummm, let's be frank... no jobs exist for Americans. (Activist Post)
Bank Runs: Smaller banks not gobbled up by the Banskters have been failing left and right. But how about the big banks? Surely, they are too big to fail, right? Actually, not really... 4 major banks (Citibank, Ally, Suntrust and MetLife) failed stress tests. (Yahoo)
Big Brother: Smile! The CIA is spying on you by using home appliances. (Wired)
Broke Town, U.S.A. How broke is the town of Woonsocket, RI? City officials are considering ending it's school year early. Meanwhile, out in Northern California, Stockton could become the largest city to file for bankruptcy. (WPRI, The Standard)
Police State: Kids are dangerous according to the Mount Sterling police force, but the Mayor is outraged. The entire police force was suspended for using a taser on a nine-year-old kid. (Intel Hub)
Collapse: You knew it was inevitable.... Why the American Empire Was Destined to Collapse. (Alternet)
Occupy: Just when you thought the Occupy movement has fizzled out, leave it to Mayor Bloomberg to send his shock troops out in force to squash the six-month anniversary of the Occupy Movement. Check out... Bagpipe players arrested at OWS and other tales of police brutality. (Naked Capitalism)
Banksters: just this week, one of the head honchos from Goldman Sachs abruptly quit. But he's not the only one.... Why Are Bankers Jumping Ship In Record Numbers, Financial Collapse Imminent? But why? Are the Banksters worried about getting lynched by an angry mob? Or... Are We About To See The Imminent Mass Arrest of the Global Banking Cabal? (Activist Post)
Censorship: This is the end of free speech as we know it. The Secret Service can declare free speech zones after Obama signed H.R. 347, which had very little public debate. (Luis Manuel)