"Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press, and a disarmed populace." -- James Madison

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The failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank have emerged as turning points in key Senate races heading into 2024, with Democrats quick to seize on the issue and in some cases attack their opponents over it.

In California, Reps. Katie Porter (D), Barbara Lee (D) and Adam Schiff (D) — who are all vying for the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) — have made the role of banks a central focus of their campaigns over the past week.

In 2018, Ed Pierson decided that he could no longer work as a senior manager for Boeing’s 737 MAX program.

At the company’s production facility in Renton, Washington, he had watched as employee morale plummeted and oversight and assembly procedures faltered. He told his superiors but retired soon after. But then fatal MAX 8 crashes occurred in 2018 and 2019. He decided to speak up publicly and was then called to testify before Congress on the problems he says he saw up close.

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It is clear to me that we are increasingly being governed by an “Administrative State” instead of by our chosen representatives. Indeed, we are more and more becoming a “Regulation Nation” which is a true threat to our Constitutional Republic.

What do I mean by that? 

1932 Secret Agreement: Wall Street Finances Hitler’s Nazi Party 

 

“On January 4th, 1932, a meeting was held between British financier Montagu Norman (Governor of the Bank of England), Adolf Hitler and Franz Von Papen (who became Chancellor a few months later in May 1932) At this meeting, an agreement on the financing of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP or Nazi Party) was reached.

"We are here today because California Public Safety is in crisis. Crime is steadily on the rise - and our public safety policy is one of the worst, if not the worst, in the nation," Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said last week while joining lawmakers in Sacramento in support of several new bills dealing with public safety.