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40 States Secede, 37 Moving Toward Local Currencies : 'In The U.S. We Don't Trust' Video

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A check of the White House website today revealed that there are currently over 40 petitions (states) that have requested the secession of their state from the Union.

The states that have filed a petition to secede from the United States is growing every day since the election results were final.

The next step for these states will be a local currency. But local currency’s are nothing new. Below is a list of states and local communities within those states that already have a model in place for just such an event.

It may seem like Monopoly money to outsiders, but a growing number of communities across the U.S. are using homegrown local currencies to stimulate their economies and protect themselves from the nation’s broader economic woes.

Now, even state governments are exploring the option. Lawmakers in more than 10 states, including Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, Idaho and Tennessee, have been circulating proposals to introduce alternative currencies — many of which would be issued in the form of gold or silver coins.

The economy is in trouble and people don’t trust the Federal Reserve and they don’t trust the government, so this is somewhere they can turn, and somewhere they can still do business if the banks close.

“Many people are short of cash because they are unemployed or under-employed … many are questioning what they have been told about the economy and the way the free market supposedly works.

Here is just 2  example of communities working toward local currency.

The links below will direct you to a local currency in you state.

Cultivating Community Resilience: Alternatives to the dollar – Madison Hours and the Dane County Timebank

Nov 5 2012 18:30

Willy St. Coop Community Room.
1221 Williamson St.

Cultivating Community Resilience, a class offered by Madison Area Community Land Trust: ALTERNATIVES TO THE DOLLAR: MADISON HOURS ANDTHE DANE COUNTY TIMEBANK

Madison Hours Holiday Trade Fair / Swap Meet

Dec 1 2012 10:00
Dec 1 2012 14:00

Buy Local this holiday season!

Vendors will be selling: Food, jewelry, clothing, cards, crafts, local music, clothing and much much more..

Trade will happen with Madison Hours, TimeBank Hours, Dollars and direct barter.

Also, bring books, clothing, household items, sporting goods, and toys, and etc for the swap meet.

10 am – 2 pm

The High Noon
701 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703

BerkShares Model

BerkShares is a local currency that circulates in The Berkshires region of Massachusetts. It was launched September 29, 2006 by BerkShares Inc., with research and development assistance from the New Economics Institute.

The BerkShares website lists over 370 businesses in Berkshire County that accept the currency.] In 30 months, 2.2 million BerkShares have been issued from 12 branch offices of five local banks.

The bills were designed by John Isaacs and are printed by Excelsior Printing on special paper with incorporated security features from Crane & Co..

BerkShares are pegged with an exchange rate to the US dollar, but Nick Kacher of the New Economics Institute has discussed the possibility of pegging its value to a basket of local goods in order to insulate the local economy against volatility in the US economy.

The BerkShares program seeks to foster collaboration among producers, retail businesses, non-profit organizations, service providers and consumers. It is an attempt to strengthen the local economy.

The program also seeks to increase public awareness of the importance of local economies and to foster optimism for the prospect of gaining local economic self-sufficiency.

The project seeks to assure that a high percentage of each dollar spent will remain circulating in the community [7]. This increase in community capital creates a positive environment for new entrepreneurial ventures.

It is hoped that new businesses sprouting from the resulting local generation of wealth will replace imported goods with locally produced items, which are more environmentally sustainable in that they do not need to be shipped over vast distances by the use of fossil fuels.

Alaska

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawai’i

Idaho

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Montana

New Hampshire

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia uses “Equal Dollars” according to AARP Bulletin May 2012 page 28

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Wisconsin

Constitutional sheriff vs the banksters revenue collecting cop. Less laws equal less criminals

mtnHours local currency supports natural law, and not the usurers revenue collectors who enforce victimless crimes.

When a revenue collector(cop) arrests someone for a victimless crime they are KIDNAPPING.
Arrest the TRUE initiator of violence…..the revenue collector(cop)!

Real Peace Officers know that less statutes, codes, and rules mean less crime, and criminals.

Constitutional sheriff vs the banksters revenue collecting cop. Less laws equal less criminals from theRedPillRadio on Vimeo.

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    • fuzzy696

      So what you are saying is you have a country within a country…..which will lead to a revolution……time to start state militia to stop the feds from entering your state to collect taxes on your new money.

    • manich

      The movement to secede would level the playing field for all the wars conservative US citizens want to wage on 3rd world countries. Can you imagine these RED states, like Alabama or Texas, who support the wars more than the blue states, having to send their own armies across the world to fight. It would be a better “game”. Two 3rd world countries at war. LOL!

      • getreal

        are you retarded?

    • shtfirbrains

      will all states get ICBMs

    • 2012 Rev

      Brilliant!

      In a world where just about every form of law enforcement is bought and paid for by the Cabal, US Marshals are usually independent of other law enforcement. They act as an “in between”. They are Federal employees of the CURRENT POWER.  If the power is the Federal Government at that time, then that’s who controls them… but if the current power were to be THE PEOPLE or the Citizens, then the Federal Marshals would work on behalf of the Citizens.  

    • trouble8696

      IMAGINE… 40 States Secede, 37 Moving Toward Local Currencies… & another SEX Scandal …this time U.S. involving… commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen… what is happening :?: … 2 sacking of commanders…one in Libya , the other Navy commander in Strait of Hormuz than The scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus…NOW general Allen…Sex Scandal… O boy…something really fishy going ON…

      • Anonymous

        @ trouble8696
        Are you related to Maverick? or are you one and the same,or perhaps a split personality?

        • Maverick

          @Anonymous Coward

          And why would you come to that conclusion?

          This coming from the guy who posts as ‘anonymous’

    • Anonymouse

      one problem no one realizes only texas have enough signatures for the white house to respond

      • anonymoustache

        Louisiana has also surpassed the number required.
        Between them-
        that’s a lot of oil!

    • kosiyae

      i am not sure what you are telling is what happen soviet union in 1990s.

      It seems though USA will be different as you sound. I do not know if the free and liberal market as reached it’s peak. European union have united use of their common currency and my East Africa is working towards the same. The arguments is for better economy and United States which for long has been a role model to developing nations is towards separating. Are we really heading anywhere ?

      • fuzzy696

        If your using a corrupt government as your role model you and yours are in big trouble.

    • Gojiroiscoming

      The states that most want to secede are the most dependent on federal tax dollars. They have the highest numbers of welfare and food stamp recipients and the worst state economies in the union.

      Unless Texas decides to subsidize the rest of the South with their tax dollars, the newly seceded states would become 3rd world countries within 10 years. You think an Arkansas operating outside of the umbrella of the United States would be more successful? HAHAHAHAHA.

      • gsummit

        This is a good point. If states secede from the union, and form their own currencies, what happens to the poor, those dependent on fed dollars, such as social security. Because of problems with x’s I get $862 per month. I’m 64 years old and at this time I’m healthy and can do without this. What happens if I’m still alive in 20 years? Maybe 20 years is not what I have to worry about.

    • Maria Vox

      Sorry for the drawn out reply but this is all connected.

      My first thoughts are that in the early hours of Sandy FEMA and other Aid givers just happened to be on or near location due to engagements that took place just in time to coincide with Sandy.
      Now I do not know how others think and to each of us our own prerogative but I myself no longer believe in coincidences. I find the notion that key “actors” being in the “right place at the right time” time and time again in the past few years during some of most “interesting” national events a little more than suspicious at this point. It is like once 9/11 took place “someone” has been on site every time.
      So already in place FEMA and other rescue forces help prepare for the storms to hit. Funding is procured and evacuation sites set up…Military and other volunteer services sandbag and refortify…Then the storm hits…And FEMA shuts down.
      Now I still see people on TV calling for funding for FEMA and others supposedly working to help the North East recover but you talk to those living in the areas hardest hit sixteen days later and ask them what improvement they have seen and the replies are unanimous. The picture their words paints is one that looks much like Armageddon to those living it.
      For those of us not living their horror it is hard to picture living like this for any American or national who has grown comfortable with the security that came with living in America. But the story only gets worse.
      So we have all this aid and people on location yet “no one” is being helped. People are being left to fend for themselves and their neighbors and with so little to be had the neighbor can fend for themselves…There is outreach but for the most part that help is only as large as the local hearts.
      So, the first question I would like FEMA to answer for me and those on the East Coast is this. “Where are all the funds we are sending to the East Coast going if the people are NOT getting it?” I have a notion… those FEMA camps, now that they are to be used, take up a bit to run…am I right? I do know that these camps are being looked at as a “good way to manage the displaced”.
      I don’t know how much of this kind of thing he rest of you read up on but every version of the evil side of the end times has it’s death camps…I for one do not intend to willingly just walk into one…need or no need. If I am in one of these camps it is because I was taken there against my will making me a prisoner at that point.
      Before you ask if it could really be all “that bad” go and educate yourself. Take pride in being able to make an honestly educated statement NOT based on what popular media and mind control WANT you to think is true.
      I invite you to look up any of the topics the so called “Patriots” are concerned about… like those camps.

      Try to remember that the notion “conspiracy” is the most important word in Their* creative book of “Leading the Sheeple”. Like I said I no longer believe in coincidence…if many unconnected sources are singing the SAME story there is at least SOME truth in the story…and nine times out of ten those pieces that have “coincidental” backing are indeed TRUTH. Keep in mind…UNCONNECTED SOURCES.
      * U.N. and FEMA plus others
      So now we have “reached” and perhaps can agree that I may be right to wonder or start looking into that neck of the woods. What I found is horrifying.
      I can make this easier by starting with the sum of my research…HAARP. Yep, a company with gov funding that messes with the weather. And this is not just making a rain cloud on a sunny day type of stuff this is not rain dance magic…”Cloudy with a chance of meatballs” knows what I am talking about. Pretty sad when they hide so many truths under your nose, I’ll talk about that later.
      These people at HAARP create various types of “God like” acts of nature…Recent events scientists believe, and some murdered getting it to us, can be attributed to HAARP are the Maine Quake followed by Sandy and a number of other unusual quakes. Keep an eye on LA’s sink hole as FEMA has set up there as well and have been there since before Sandy.
      Now we are getting a little closer to the REAL REASON why so many in the “know” are willing to leave a nation lead by O. I am NOT saying that R was better, he was not…The choice between O and R was akin to “Chair or Injection?” But leaving is not the answer and only gives a “would be tyrant” a reason to act.
      He and his zombies will believe they have no other choice but to act to keep America in on piece…A righteous cause for sure…but not so much when it is a cancer patient refusing to part with a deadly limb…Anyhow about these righteous zombies, let me tell you about them.
      Many of our leaders have been talking seriously about population control for the last fifty or more years…as recently as the last half dozen years perhaps they have taken on an almost panicked tone. Not only are we seriously overpopulated we are unsustainable and because of this ALL will suffer.
      You see they think that it is just the people who have been hit by these HAARP events, the poor and the outspoken, are the only ones who should suffer…that they, who are blessed, are lords over the poor who are obviously not. You can see this popular notion in the words of R himself in a secret video snuck out of a private meeting with other up and ups for funding reasons. Look it up.
      They believe that over ninety percent of the world’s current population needs to dies and do so quickly for the good of the blessed few…themselves. Smartly they can achieve this by many harmful things pumped into target areas causing illness and sterility and a marked decrease in intelligence. These common drugs have the effect of causing widespread symptoms like ADHD, Asperger’s, sterility and other more serious conditions.
      Those methods are to slow, so…with all the bases loaded with sympathetic, strategically placed players along with newly achieved destructive powers like HAARP and Their ability to keep the population under control by “other” means…always according to need mind you, an area that thinks too much needs something in their **** to make them question less, and they always have just the thing and the perfect method. Take a closer look at the movie “cabin in the woods” how in your face can you get about what our REAL reality is than that and STILL have 99% of the sheeple think it’s all just a “story”!
      Anyhow back to topic They now have a means of taking out the “problem” in large numbers now with HAARP’s Rod’s of god in hand (look that up)…What we saw in the “test?” quake in Maine will soon take place on a deadly scale along the Madrid fault line.
      I assume this because not only does it fit biblical prediction there is physical fact…thousands of plastic coffins shipped to FEMA locations along the fault line. And there they are again, UN’s FEMA already in place and with an expectation of hundreds of thousands dead this time.
      This was the event I had first thought would be O’s reason for Mlaw…but a well trained sheeple may save him the trouble with their current uproar. Either way there are over 600 camps like those the North Easterners are being herded into all over the US…look for your local site…
      They need to kill off 90% of us before this is over, or at least that has been their popular projected number…Sandy was a good “test” but Madrid will be all stations Go…Those of you wondering what “message” God has planned to tell so many to head for the hills…He told us…a quake…A quake that lays low thousands and is unlike any other…there you go…
      Head for the hills once that happens because if you do not they WILL come for you… and for your own good you will be relocated to your local camp…Once placed in a camp, you will NOT get out… you are part of the 90% who burden nature and Them…you have to go….for the good of the nation.
      A notion I just had I want to also share with you is this…Those who are signing the petitions can be later told that they “have no American” rights as they are NO LONGER AMERICANS. At that point they can be treated as POW in these many camps…either by nature or Politics they obviously want those camps populated…Is THAT not reason enough to look into it?
      WAKE UP AMERICA!!!
      Mariea Vox
      Chat me up at http://marieavox.chatango.com/

    • Anonymous

      Clearly you can’t read. The “States: did not secede. Private individuals posted petitions to be allowed to apply for secession on the WH website. Just how far do you think that will get? Nowhere. The government would never let it happen regardless of what the Declaration of Independence says.

      • amy2x

        You are correct. The Whitehouse petition site is bogus.

    • Anonymous

      Fun headline… but…
      States petitioning to secede is not the same thing as actually seceding.
      So do you not know secede means or did 40 states actually do something that hasn’t been done since the Civil War?

    • HIDDENTEXTOR

      Here is the opportunity to turn to something other than money -
      if there ARE going to be climate problems and people will not have small businesses operating, here is the chance to organise a form of barter – and mutual agreement

      also I see the reason now for all those multitudes of rounds ordered by the current govern-ment
      they knew the writing would be on the wall

    • Tipol

      French man, censored twice here, I know now what is this site beforeitsnews in misinformation, false rumors, and globalist system.
      I’m full of pity for American peoples in poverty that thinks it is with regular good democratic laws.

    • Mellissa

      A whole bunch of small countries do not make a better economy. If this did ever happen there would be no United states, its a regression really. It wont solve much of anything and lead to more economic down turns quickly.
      The U.S.S.R did not do so well when they broke up, they still have extreme areas of poor.
      Besides how much of this is because of the election results? how many are republican driven areas? All of them it looks like.

      Its a stupid idea really and it will make the country that thinks they are the best in the world into a bunch of small useless ones. The strength comes from such a large size full of a lot of people. All paying taxes to keep the wheels moving.

      How many people would end up in Canada 10-20 years later as the experiment fall on its face and people want a stable home?

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