Aaron Russo Interview

Aaron Russo brought to light many inner workings of our society that go on way behind the scenes of our front stage government. This is an excerpt from an interview done before he passed in August of 2007.

Determined to find the law that requires American citizens to pay income tax, producer Aaron Russo (Producer of Bette Midler’s The Rose, Trading Places) set out on a journey to find the evidence. Neither left nor right-wing, this startling examination of government exposes the systematic erosion of civil liberties in America since 1913 when the Federal Reserve system was fraudulently created. Through interviews with two U.S. Congressmen, former IRS Commissioner and former IRS and FBI agents, tax attorneys and authors, Russo connects the dots between money creation, federal income tax, and the national identity card, which becomes law in May 2008 and will use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.

The Crimes of Conformity

We as a society, a human race, a culture look for ways to belong. We have traditional hairstyles, clothing styles, mannerisms and more. In the human need to feel connected we have infused in our DNA conformity. Most often we do not want to be the one to cause a scene or upset the status quo until it is a major event that takes to the streets.

This conformity starts at a very young age, parents guide you to right and wrong, then you are introduce to school and the box of conformity starts to close in even further.  By the time you reach adulthood you have been formed, molded, directed and guided in the direction that others have deemed best for you, most often questioning very little.

Each year when school starts I get a barrage of papers sent home to read and sign. There are “standard policies”, rules, and conformity required and each year I see the box get smaller.  In the beginning it is hair cut, length of shorts, t-shirt logos.

Then it moves to changing government laws that roll together religious exemption and conscientious objector into one category and the state requiring you to register with them if you do not want your child immunized for other than medical reason.

In the state of Texas this form is filled out on the government site and then requires a mailing address for it to be sent to. The site states there is no tracking for this document, but when the document arrives each copy is incrementally numbered. This document now has to reside in your child’s school records, many of which are now digitized into a government education recording system.

Your First Amendment Right has now been taken away in this instance because you are no longer basing your stand on your religious correlation you are now just a conscientious objector rolled into the big pot of the general population.

This year the “New Form” comes home, the war on drugs form, which is now a local government imposed policy to onsite drug testing.  It is listed as random and reasonable suspicion drug testing, and if your child refuses it is deemed an “automatic positive”. In the school my son attends this is done at random each month with a computer generated list of student ID numbers.  A note is sent home stating that this is school policy and you must sign it for your child to participate in elective or after school classes.

What happened to our Fourth Amendment Right? Isn’t reasonable cause required?

By the time our young people reach adulthood they are so accustomed to going with the flow, doing what everyone else does, not making waves that when it comes time for them to vote for our government leaders, make educated decisions on policies and become parents themselves they just surrender to the movement at hand.

Is this what you envisioned for yourself? Is this what you want for your future as the boomers stop booming and the next generations step in? It is time for each of us to pay attention, rattle the cages and speak up against the imprisonment that is gradually taking place.

It is important to note that the US Military operates Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp off of US soil where it currently detains people who have not been formally charged with a crime nor has enough evidence against them to legally keep them detained in the U.S. When we allow injustice to happen with one it will eventually happen to us if we do not stand up at the start.

It reminds me of corporate layoffs.  When it is happening to someone else people put their head down an look the other way, but eventually the line gets shorter and it doesn’t feel so good when it’s not the other guy.

Namaste’ Be well and Remember “In The Sovereignty of the Mind is Birthed The Divinity of the Soul”

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The information in this sharing is being given to Humanity by the Beings of Light holding you in their highest regards. The Divine Intent of this sharing is to encourage, empower, uplift, and inspire Humanity as we move into the deeper understanding of who we really are. It is time to #BEPEACE while we #PRAYFORPEACE and #LOVEOURSELVES. That is the only thing that will quell the disruption and destruction going on. It all starts within.

You as Humanities Natural Resource

This morning I woke before the sun peaked through the blinds. There were many messages and visions coming to the surface pushing me out of bed to write. The messages seem very scrambled, although as they line up I am starting to see a theme.

I currently live in a new subdivision, with a lot of houses being built around me. This is a big change from my last home on acreage just outside of San Antonio. We are somewhat in the country on the fringes of a larger town where people are selling off their land to developers thinking they can accumulate wealth in a more rapid less strenuous way. Many of the farmers are challenged on what to do with their land to generate enough income to pay their taxes, while others were taught through the generations to hoard their earnings for the lean times. In what we call progress, there is transformation and change for all in the utilization of our natural resources.Natural Resources
In this new subdivision, homes go up quickly with some of the cheapest materials on the market. The amount of lumber and materials that go in the dump trailers is astounding. One morning as I sat in my driveway drinking coffee, I watched the cleanup crew load an 8 foot walled trailer with scrap lumber and empty boxes. I asked if they put all of that in the landfill and was told yes. I thought to myself all of the people that could benefit from these materials that were being wasted. Immediately an internal alarm goes off and I am taken to a breakfast meeting I had two years ago.

Two years ago, I had a publishing client with many spiritual and new age writers. This client had invited my partner and me to a large event they were putting on with many of the authors in attendance. Well, I rarely pass up a chance to travel, especially if I know there is an opportunity for a lot of new experiences. During this event through a series of conversations we were invited to a private breakfast with one of the authors. This author was Arun Gandhi, a humble man with a compassionate heart and a desire to carry on the family legacy left by his grandfather Mahatma Gandhi. That legacy of love, compassion, and non violence.

During our breakfast Arun spoke of his path and history as a young boy. In one of his stories he spoke of being sent to live with his grandfather in India because he was such a strong willed young man. This particular story has stuck with me like it was yesterday. Arun had to walk to and from the school house on a path with that was not paved out in streets. On his way home one day he has a small stub left for a pencil. It was still large enough to hang on to, but much smaller than a typical new pencil. Arun, being a child decides to throw the pencil in the brush on his way home from school, thinking that grandfather will give him a new one when he asks for it.
Arun goes to grandfather when he gets home and requests a new pencil. Grandfather asks “where is the pencil you had this morning when you left?” Arun tells him “it was small and I threw it out on my walk home.” What happened next was much unexpected. In a calm and loving tone Grandfather asks Arun, “ do you know what resources it took to make that pencil? Do you know the tree that was used, the electricity, lead, labor and all of the other resources that came together to make that one pencil?” Arun had never thought of how a pencil came to be, he had only thought of the challenge it was to hang onto such a small stick while doing his schoolwork. After the discussion of resources and the education of what it takes to make one pencil, Arun was sent back to retrace his steps and find his pencil stub. He was not lectured, he was not punished or shamed, nor was given a new pencil. He was educated and directed to retrieve the pencil and use the resource to its fullest. It is a lesson that still lives inside him 70 years later.

So, as I look around me at the waste just thrown to the ground I am guided to write about the consciousness we in humanity operate in. Do we feel so abundant that throwing away tons of resources, wood, unused strips of nails, heavy cardboard, extra insulation and roofing materials is just part of the project? Is the builder just focused on how quickly a house can be built, and by using cheap materials the waste is just a small expense? What is the true expense and is this expense to all of humanity, not just those building the house?
The theme I am seeing in all of this is the duality of abundance and lack. There are those who discard easily while on the other side of the street there are those who go to great lengths to save our rain forests. There are people who currently own homes and are challenged to find the funds for repairs, while builders have many houses in inventory sitting empty because they want a certain profit from these structures. Some of that profit could have been achieved through better use of their resources.

How do we as humanity come to understand that abundance and wealth are not measured by the stuff you own, nor the ability to just buy more, but by the true knowing that everything we come in contact with changes because of our interaction with it? How do we educate society in an understanding of hoarding and usury, poverty and wealth at inconceivable levels are all signs of poverty, consciousness poverty? Are the ones with large sums of cash stuffed away just a poor as the homeless digging through restaurant dumpsters for dinner? When he or she can spend $300.00 on a bottle of wine and walk past the sick and hungry on their way back to their car unscathed the answer is yes. They too are in poverty. Their hearts have been put in chains and their senses dulled so much that they do not see the wasted resources around them. The humanity cast aside as not needed, not worthy, not valued.
Today as you walk your path look around and just ask the question, what resources did it take to bring this object into my path? As you are challenged to pay $100 or dump a five gallon bucket of water on your head ask, how am I a wasted, underutilized resource? We change the world each day whether we see it or not so as Mahatma Gandhi once said “Become the change you wish to see in the world”

Namaste’ Be well and Remember “In The Sovereignty of the Mind is Birthed The Divinity of the Soul”
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©2014 Brenda Braden All Rights Reserved http://www.BrendaBraden.com
The information in this sharing is being given to Humanity by the Beings of Light holding you in their highest regards. The Divine Intent of this sharing is to encourage, empower, uplift, and inspire Humanity as we move into the deeper understanding of who we really are. It is time to #BEPEACE while we #PRAYFORPEACE and #LOVEOURSELVES. That is the only thing that will quell the disruption and destruction going on. It all starts within.

Shifting, Shifting, and More Shifting

A myriad of emotions float through.  One minute elation, the next just wondering what I am doing here.  The foundation of it all stems around judgment, purpose and one’s personal journey.  I know I am here for a reason and I get joy out of most of my days, but then there are the days when the injustices I see in the world just really get to me.  It could be anything from big corporations taking my hard earned dollars and giving me a crappy product, which they won’t stand behind to seeing such unconsciousness in humanity.  The waste and lack of respect for our resources be it wood, water, animals, crops or humans.  These are the times I have to just go take a nap or sit quiet and expand the inner peace that resides inside me.

I was talking with someone today and the subject of suicide came up. This all stemmed around the loss of Robin Williams.  It seems many on the planet, at least here in the US have taken this loss very hard.  In reading the news yesterday I could feel his spirit.  It was really weird, I just kept hearing “Man I really screwed up this time”   I sent him love and called on a friend to so see if we could send him some assistance as he moved through his process.  The veil is so thin and those of us who are peeling off the layers of density really need to be aware of that. We are connected to everything, nothing is separate.  Not all we feel is personal; some is our pure connection to all that is.

How many times have we “Really screwed up” then continued to beat the drum of guilt and pain?  Humanity is crying out in so many ways right now.   Some feel the only way to escape is to take their life.  The only problem with that is, life does not end with the body.  It continues on and we get the realization that no matter where we go… there we are.

It can be helpful to reach out when we feel down or sad, but I am finding the most relief is when I reach within.  Within is the connection with my Soul, within in that quiet space where everything stops it’s where all of my systems reset.  Outside circumstance along with emotion that does not feel good is just the internal system sounding an alarm.  This alarm is the signal that the mind has taken you out of bounds.

When you burn a meal and the smoke detector goes off, do you beat the smoke detector until it will no longer sound?  Do you turn up the heat hoping to shift the outcome of the burnt meal?  The answer to both is hopefully no.  Then why do humans beat themselves and turn up the heat when life is showing them there is smoke in the kitchen?  Be kind to yourself, you have forever to figure it out.

It is time to #BEPEACE while we #PRAYFORPEACE and #LOVEOURSELVES.  That is the only thing that will quell the disruption and destruction going on.  It all starts within.

Namaste’ Be well and Remember   “In The Sovereignty of the Mind is Birthed The Divinity of the Soul”

This article is copyrighted, but you have my permission to share it through any medium as long as it is offered for FREE, it is not altered, and the proper credit line and website is included. Thank You.

©2014 Brenda Braden All Rights Reserved     www.BrendaBraden.com

The information in this sharing is being given to Humanity by the Beings of Light holding you in their highest regards. The Divine Intent of this sharing is to encourage, empower, uplift, and inspire Humanity as we move into the deeper understanding of who we really are.

Illusions and Pacification

Who deemed you powerless?  When does someone else come along to make “your” world better?  My insides churn to put words to print and call forth the divine presence within each person on this planet. In my research to create affordable housing for our community I have searched the web high and low on many different social media platforms. My quest will prevail, and I along with a small team we have built will create a model that many will find pleasing.  That is not why this burning desire comes forth though.

The desire comes forth as I see pages of destruction and tabloid news all enmeshed within the one another. One side of the page speaks to “entertainers’ marriage issues” the other to gruesome issue that my soul won’t even allow my hands to repeat.  Then there the consumerist addictions of having the latest revision of the newest gadget to soothe that inner burning that says your life sucks so stuff it with a product to pacify your apathy.

My insides want to scream and shout “People put down your pacifiers, and wake the @#!k up.” We are the change; we are the ones’ who are here to make our life better.  It is our job to educate ourselves, look deeper into what the media propagates and use our own inner intelligence to shift our local communities. The community which radiates out to our states and country.

No one is going to save you and if you are the survivalist type hunkered down with your snickers and Uzi waiting for the end to come, get up and do something proactive. Rambo is just a movie character and would not have survived what he lived through in the movies.  We need you on the front lines now, educating people on how to empower themselves.

The media posts of journalist James Foley are sad and unfortunate.  If you really look closer and pay attention to a history of economic recovery based on war, we are in need of an economic recovery.  The true 9/11 facts are coming to the surface and what was reported to the public is not entirely what happened.  That event was the beginning of US citizens allowing their constitutional rights to be violated.  The beginning of fear, control and domination of the masses began.   Hatred and suspicion became an accepted way of life in many communities. Profiling a broader scope of people just made it easier to control racial groups.  Humanity is calling for peace, our Millennials’ are better equipped, less tolerant of oppression and ready for a change.  It takes all of us though; we didn’t get here over night or by accident.  We have allowed this to happen every time we kept silent when we should have spoken up, when we looked away and pretended things we saw weren’t happening.  We are responsible and now it is time to be accountable.

In the midst of this, so many are calling for a better way of life, seeking  humane conditions for all people and animals and healing of our planet that has been used and abused.  Could it be possible that James Foley is just one more sacrifice in an attempt to keep the illusion of fear, threat, control and domination active in our cultures?

I am not saying that these atrocities are not happening. What I am saying is, start to look closer at many of the war pictures being posted on our US media sites. Pictures of Middle Eastern men in trucks, in full dressed gear with temperatures of 100+ degrees and humidity of 10 % or better, but none have a bead of sweat on them.  There are pictures of men who have supposedly been in battle, but their uniforms are pressed and clean. Look closer, look deeper, be a truly engaged and informed citizen so when you see our soldiers come home maimed and disfigured you can truly understand their sacrifice.  A sacrifice made with good intentions tricked by a group who line their pockets and lie to the public with straight faces.

Some of the pictures posted of Gaza are of men going to join forces, dressed in white pants, polos and sandals….really people…..we are so consumed with the latest news on Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Ice bucket challenges and crimes committed around us, that we have turned off our true connection to life. Our reasoning skills dulled by over exhaustion from external stimulation.

Right now, this moment, how do you feel? What are you passionate about? What in your life brings true fulfillment? Are you hopeful and excited about our future or are you just waiting for someone to make it all better?

If each person would stand up, pick one thing bigger than themselves and become the change for that message, we would come together for the common good of all.  Our world would change rapidly and it would not be left on the shoulders of our young people. We all allowed this to happen, the separation, judgment, and apathy. We pass this onto our children even if we do not tell them directly. We model it in our day to day lives. So, instead of sitting in front of the television night after night, do something, anything, to make your immediate surroundings better.

That doesn’t mean paying it forward by buying the coffee for the next 10 Starbucks customers. That means taking a shut in a meal, volunteering at your child’s school, helping someone new to our country learn the English language, mow the elderly neighbors lawn. Take your kids to the library and find something good to read that stimulates forward moving conversation.

If all of that seems like too much work, then please sit quietly for 5 minutes each day, bring the feeling of joy and bliss into your heart and see our planet immersed in it. One way or another we are going to bring peace and positive change to our lives and it starts with YOU!!!

It is time to #BEPEACE while we #PRAYFORPEACE and #LOVEOURSELVES. That is the only thing that will quell the disruption and destruction going on. It all starts within.

Namaste’ Be well and Remember “In The Sovereignty of the Mind is Birthed The Divinity of the Soul”

This article is copyrighted, but you have my permission to share it through any medium as long as it is offered for FREE, it is not altered, and the proper credit line and website is included. Thank You.

©2014 Brenda Braden All Rights Reserved http://www.BrendaBraden.com

The information in this sharing is being given to Humanity by the Beings of Light holding you in their highest regards. The Divine Intent of this sharing is to encourage, empower, uplift, and inspire Humanity as we move into the deeper understanding of who we really are.

#bethepeace #consciousculture

A Day of Celebration!! 15 Years of Raising Alecz

Today marks 15 years since my little man popped into this world and changed me forever.   This journey has been the best training ground for me.  That has not always been my knowing, but through much internal shifting I know it to be truth now. Many years ago I declared I wanted to stop the familial cycle that had gone on through my lineage.  I had no idea what I had declared at the time, and boy what a ride it has been.  In that DECLARATION I was given Alecz.  He came forth to change me which in turn changed the pattern throughout my lineage.

We start out doing everything for our infants, that is the only way they survive.  This begins a pattern though, a pattern of belief.  In belief we create limitation, pain and suffering or all parties.  Belief is separation from the INNER KNOWING.  INNER KNOWING is where the TRUTH of our SOUL that comes through.  Through the societal systems we have been programmed to ignore that INNER VOICE and move with the crowd, blend in, don’t make trouble, keep quiet.

In the 15 years of raising Alecz I have repeatedly been challenged to dig deeper within myself and to see my son as a BEing with his own life path.  I know we chose each other to walk this journey, stretch one another and learn how to trust life at every turn. I am so proud of my son, he fought me every step of the way as we struggled with the school system, as I attempted to put him in a box or category, as I saw limitation instead of asking what I was to learn from this experience.  He is truly my teacher as much as I am his.

What I have learned is Alecz has a path guided from within his human vessel, he is very strong in his conviction to be his own person. When anyone has attempted to see him as less than perfect he has pushed back and told them there is nothing wrong with him.   In TRUTH he is perfect and in TRUTH he came into human form to expand.  This expansion is what tests him and me on a consistent basis.  I say I am here to guide him and give him tools, but what I am learning is he is here to guide me and give me tools just as much.

Happy Birthday Alecz..you have changed me forever and I am forever grateful.

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