Basically every problem in the US economy is because companies have too much power, new research argues

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This is not a game. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton) Every Government is actual a corporation doing a corporate power grab over human beings and human rights through the UNITED NATIONS with the world-wide “legal [fictional] system of maljustice” franchises.  The UN is the single global issuer of “legal presences” for every UN Member-Nation.

Basically every problem in the US economy is because companies have too much power

Competition is good. This might be the most basic tenet of economics. In a healthy economy, when one company is selling a product for well above what it costs to produce, other companies jump in that market to compete with them, reducing the resulting markup on goods. This is good for consumers and workers alike. Products are cheaper and more widely available, and more workers are needed to produce them.

But what happens if, for whatever reason, competition in an economy dwindles, and companies are able to ratchet up prices much higher than what it costs to produce them? It would have disastrous effects. Workers’ wages and employment rates would decline. People would switch jobs less often. Economic growth would slow.

According to economists Jan De Loecker of Princteon University and Jan Eeckhout of the University College London, this is basically describes the US economy since 1980. In a recently released paper, De Loecker and Eeckhout analyzed the balance sheets of listed companies from 1950 to 2014. (In 2014, these firms accounted for around 40% of all sales.) They found that average markups, defined as the amount above cost at which a product is sold, have shot up since 1980. The average markup was 18% in 1980, but by 2014 it was nearly 70%.

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Washington State Warrant Processing Division Scrubs Website that (Court) Warrants are merely Checks

Many of the blog posts here on Governmental Services Corporation Watch have relied upon the evidence on the State of Washington Corporation – Warrant Processing Division website.  The legal fictional BAR Attorneys seem to have gotten wise to the obviousness of the following text on such a governmental website:

April 11, 2016 Snap shot Click for the full resolution screen shot. And also found here on the Wayback machine.

As it is seen here:

A warrant – or check – is a legal, negotiable instrument drawn against the state treasury in place of a commercial bank.  State agencies disburse funds to vendors or other payees by issuing warrants from the state treasury that bears the State Treasurer’s unique Routing Number and are signed by the State Treasurer.

Because the responsibility for authorizing and producing warrants resides with individual state agencies, inquiries about a payment made by a state agency should be directed to the issuing agency.

But this text has changed:  the “-or check-” is removed.  Their website now puts forth: Continue reading Washington State Warrant Processing Division Scrubs Website that (Court) Warrants are merely Checks

Devonshire: True Inflation Is Three Times Higher Than Officially Reported

Have you wondered why everything is “so expensive”?  Have you wondered why DEBT is loosing value so quickly?  Have you wondered why DEBT is even considered having value?

The STATE OF CALIFORNIA VITAL RECORDS calls debt “valueless”!  As even though they say their Birth Certificates are “bank notes” printed on financial “security paper”, they still aren’t worth anything but debt…   So, California is saying that debt is worthless.  We concur.

Debt being valueless is the reason for the next article:


Devonshire: True Inflation Is Three Times Higher Than Officially Reported

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A fascinating, recent report by the Devonshire Research Group, whose recent work on Tesla was featured here one year ago, has moved beyond the micro and tackled on of the most controversial macroeconomic topic possible: what is the true rate of inflation. What it finds is that, like others before it most notably Shadowstats and Chapwood, the accepted definition of inflation, or CPI, is dramatically understated for various reasons, both political and economic.

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