10 Steps to Combat the Next Big Government President

Preamble

We think the most prosperous society is the one that is most free. With that said, any growth in government is by definition another way of stating there have been new limits added on individual freedoms and on the markets. These restrictions thus cause society to be less prosperous overall. Sure, some government programs help some people, but that means other people had things taken from them or opportunities they would have had are gone. When the government picks winners and losers, they’re really just paying bureaucrats to try to solve a problem that could have been solved much more efficiently in the private sector. (When businesses and organizations have an incentive to fulfill a goal, they will do it the most efficiently due to their budget, or else, go out of business. When government fails to solve a problem, they usually just ask for a bigger budget; taking more money away from those that are actually successful who are outside of government).

Section 1: Prevent the Bastards from Taking Office

To prevent a “big government” candidate to make it to the highest office in the world is the most difficult of all tasks we will mention in this report. Because some are still willing to try the prevention method, we will include this section. With the internet in its current open and widespread state in America there is actually the best chance in decades to accomplish this goal. If you however, like us think this is virtually futile, skip forward to section 2 on how to protect yourself from the inevitable big government of 2017.

Step 1: No Compromises

politicians-never-lieThe first step is to convince yourself that compromising on a candidate is a violation of your own principles. For example, in the 2012 election you may have heard reasoning similar to this: “Sure, he’s not a true conservative, but I have to vote Romney because this country cannot take another four years of Obama; I don’t want to waste my vote.” On the flip-side for the 2008 election: “Obama has promised to end the wars and increase transparency, we should give him a chance even though he has so little experience. McCain is just another war monger and out of touch.” Who would have thought Obama would go against much of what he campaigned on after he was elected; I mean, politicians hardly ever lie, right?

You cannot expect someone to be what they pronounced in front of a crowd of thousands that helped them get elected. Most voters don’t even get to know the candidate enough to truly know them. This makes it even harder to try to tell you then that you should vote for the best candidate that represents your beliefs. There are over a half dozen options you have. You should not eliminate third parties from your options because it’s that exact belief that you would be “wasting” your vote that prevents enough people from voting that way that would make it possible for a third party to win! Vote for the closest to what principles you stand for, and then follow step 2.

Step 2: Convince your Friends

If you’ve successfully completed step 1, the next step is just to apply this belief system to your friends and family. Show them there’s multiple candidates besides the two main parties that are always paraded like ponies in front of the public on mainstream media. When more people are awake to the fact that the two parties are so similar and corrupt, this will directly translate into either less voter turnout and more people voting third party. Even if a third party fails to win, the simple movement of votes away from the main parties usually convinces them to bring up issues the third parties have championed and move their actions at least closer to what the people want for fear of losing so many votes again.

Step 3: Boycott Mainstream Media

Stop watching ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, MSNBC and CNN. These networks for the majority of time try to dictate which candidates are viable. Sometimes they even run stories and talking points directly from the established government powers. Not supporting them will strangle away their revenue, stop the perpetuation of their propaganda power, and hopefully even cause them to change. Alternative media, (YouTube, twitter, sites like DrudgeReport.com, Reddit.com/r/News, Reddit.com/r/Politics, Vox.com and others) will provide you with much more important stories and political stances on candidates. Also you can use PolitiFact.com to see just how much each politician lies.

Step 4: Campaign Finance Reform

Many recent and increasingly large groups of non-profits have come up to try to fix the broken political system which they say is caused by too much money in politics. This avenue can be controversial. Some groups are: MAYDAY PAC, WOLF PAC, and Represent.Us. I think the big hurdle for this road is going to be to pull together the Occupy Wall Street and Tea Party crowds which on the surface tend to be portrayed as opposing factions of political activist movements. Finding the best solution to the corruption and constant growth of government, whether that be public campaign financing, continual voter education, or some other method, is likely to take multiple election cycles to get close to solving the problem.

Section 2: Secure your Own Future and Wealth from the Thieves

If you’ve arrived at this section you’ve probably recognized or even seen the unfortunate state of the inevitable: Another Democrat or Republican who supports expansion of government has just been election. At this point, the proactive steps in section 1 no longer apply, if not for just the next cycle. You must now react, if at all possible to secure your wealth and the future of your family and country.

Step 5: There May be an Escape

Before, and after you review the last 5 steps, you should seriously consider moving out of the country. If you have the money, look at the best places to live under your lifestyle financially. Even if you don’t have money you should explore this option because of the impending crackdown on all types of freedom in society as the debt crisis looms and police become ever more militarized in the United States. Some U.S. territories may be a good start but still close to the homeland; Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, etc. Most other countries are in similar situations like the EU facing an economic crisis. South America is another divergent area; as they become ever closer to what’s becoming the next big world economic block of China, India and Russia who appear to be in much better fiscal shape compared to us. If this kind of thing is simply not an option for you, proceed to step 6-10.

Step 6: Don’t be a Victim of the Dollar’s Devaluation

dollar-devaluationIn the last 10 years the U.S. money supply has basically doubled. With so much government spending and no new revenue in sight, debt and thus money has to increase even further. If you don’t understand the debt as money system, please checkout a video like Money Masters, Zeitgeist movie section on Federal Reserve, or Money as Debt. With all this new money needing to be creating, the money you control will lose value. The Federal Reserve prints (usually digitally) new money and gives it to big banks first. They will get the value and benefit, while your money will diminish in value. Many prominent economists even expect a tremendous devaluation; potentially 50% within a year’s time, in the near distant future. See people like Peter Schiff, Jim Rickards, Chris Martenson and ZeroHedge.com for evidence and analysis.

Now that you know what is coming, how do you protect against this inflation, or devaluation of the U.S. Dollar? The First step should be to attain hard assets. Real estate qualifies but sometime more urgent if you haven’t yet is to get you some physical, in your possession, gold and silver bullion. The point about owning this is it is value dense. A small coin you can hold in your hand may be worth $2,000 or $50 (whether it’s gold or silver) in the future if more economic turmoil arises. This is an easy way to store and hide your money where you want it to be. For a guide of the best ways to invest in gold and silver checkout the free report from our parent company Future Money Trends here.

Step 7: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario

economic-collapseMany countries have collapsed from high debt burdens. The United States has the potential to collapse spectacularly just because of the grand scale of the mess it is in. When the dollar is devalued, imported goods and actually all retail goods may go up in price dramatically. There would then be riots to various degrees across the country. For this you should have your own backup supply of food, a supply of as much as you can fit and afford. Up to a year’s supply for your whole household is a good place to shoot for.One of our favorite sites has some good links for prepping of this type: SHTFPlan.com.

The next step after you have enough food is to ask yourself, how will I protect this supply and my family from any upheaval? You should then realize it is in your interest to purchase and learn how to use guns. If you’re in a state like California with many gun controls in place, don’t worry. It is perfectly legal and not that hard to own guns as long as you’re not a felon, etc. etc. Though many laws have been passed that clearly violate the 2nd amendment which guarantees freedom to own guns, there are plenty of guns available to most people in most states if desired.

Imagine if the dollar was devalued by 50%, suddenly all the items at the store are double what they cost and at the same time the government had cut food benefits by 25% (so that they could support more people receiving them as an example). Now, many American poor may not, or just barely may, be able to feed their family. What if some poor banded together and went door to door to look for food? They can be armed, hungry, and willing to make drastic decisions they would not have made before the crisis. By this time, you would want to be able to protect yourself; get firearms now so you have no chance of being trapped in a situation where you will fear for your safety, security and future.

Step 8: Diversify

In order to maintain any wealth you may have, you have to diversify. Stocks are one place to invest, though a risk of a broad market crash is pretty high right now. Even though, no one can predict exactly when this would happen. You should still own some large, recession-proof companies. You should own some physical gold and silver as mentioned in Step 6. You may want to store some of that abroad. Your food supply, though much less value dense, is also a form of diversification (as well as firearms and ammunition which are more value dense). If possible, storing anything in multiple locations limits your risk, though it would be harder to access all your items in a total collapse, but just imagine having to leave your house and all of your supplies; thus it may be good to store some physical items at convenient friends or family locations.

Step 9: Get your Money out of Government Controlled Sectors

With the debt crisis approaching, 401k’s are in danger. President Barack Obama already introduced a new plan called ‘myRA’ which is a retirement account sponsored by the United States Treasury. Looking at how well the government managed it’s own finances, would you trust it to control even more of your retirement funds? Coming up you may not have a choice. As foreign countries increasingly refuse to buy U.S. government debt, the government may look to confiscate 401k’s to divert them to purchase government bonds (of course they won’t call it confiscation). For more on this scenario checkout The 401k Scheme and this latest National Debt Documentary from Future Money Trends. Needless to say, government issued securities of any kind are not safe in the coming years.

Step 10: Have a Broad Strategy

You need a broad based strategy. Work with your family on these issues. If you’re chosen route is to stay in the United States (see Step 5) then you should at least pick the best state for you. Being away from major civilization and thus farther from government, should prove to be much safer health-wise and financially. If the revenue generators, as a small hypothetical example, can’t find you or don’t exist because your town’s too small, you won’t get those new inflated $600 tickets for “failure to use your turn signal.” When federal government runs out of money, many local governments will too and they will then seek out new revenue. Consider all your assets and the regulations and potential regulations that could be imposed on them. Figure out which strengths and weaknesses your family members have and develop a strategy for different scenarios that could play.

In the end, it’s yours and your descendants’ future; you should make the best of it.
Decide how much government you can avoid, how much you will deal with, and then live your life.

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