Spain Sets Massive Precedent — Charges Its Central Bankers in Court

Spain has followed Iceland’s footsteps by charging their top bankers This article by Claire Burnish originally appeared at thefreethoughtproject.com. First, Iceland, and now Spain has taken on the Big Bankers responsible for financial calamity, as the country’s highest national court charged the former head of Spain’s central bank, a market regulator, and five other banking officials over a failed bank leading to the loss of millions of euros for smaller investors. This, of course, markedly departs from the mammoth taxpayer giveaway — commonly referred to as the bailout — approved by the U.S. government ostensively to “save” the Big Banks and, albeit unstated, allow the enormous institutions to continue bilking customers without the slightest fear of penalty. Errant bankers and financiers, it would seem, typically manage to either evade actually being charged, or escape hefty fines and time behind bars. Spain’s Supreme Court last year ruled “serious inaccuracies” in information about the listing led investors to […] Read More

The Occult Meanings of Represent: Why You Can Not Represent Yourself in Court

To know why you can not “represent” yourself in court, you need to study the definitions of the word represent and find its deeper meanings. You also need to ask yourself this question: “How could I represent myself when I am already myself living in a body made of flesh and blood?” One of the common definitions of the word represent is “to act or speak officially for (someone or something)”. Based on this definition, when you represent someone or something, you are acting or speaking for it. Here are other common definitions of the word represent from Dictionary.com: “to serve to express, designate, stand for, or denote, as a word, symbol, or the like does; symbolize:” “to express or designate by some term, character, symbol, or the like:” “to stand or act in the place of, as a substitute, proxy, or agent does:” “to speak and act for […] Read More