Coakley takes on DOMA

Coakley takes on DOMA

There are 58 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Jul 9, 2009, titled Coakley takes on DOMA. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

Massachusetts, the first state to legalize gay marriage, continued to lead on this civil rights issue Wednesday when it sued the federal government for its enactment and enforcement of the Defense of Marriage Act , which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

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swtldg

Pittsfield, MA

#56 Oct 17, 2013
Xavier Breath wrote:
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And everyone knows you're living off your wife's money while you sit at home and foment idiocy on Topix.
We know who you are. You are the village idiot.
Miss you on the gay marriage board
http://www.topix.com/forum/us/TCR09D1CUDAO9TR...
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#58 Oct 17, 2013
Combined with "sensationalized violence" and you have a nation and a society dying from within.

Sex and violence. These two parables along with fiat currency are leading this planet into an eternal dirt nap.
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#59 Oct 17, 2013
"WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION"

Combined with Ishmael we've got em all.
Hell hath no fury
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#60 Oct 17, 2013
We own you and we own your children.
Generations of debt.
Orwellian Thoughtcrime.
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#61 Oct 17, 2013
The Rockefeller's and Jekyl Island.

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: THE BANKING MONOPOLY

http://criminalbankingmonopoly.wordpress.com/...
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#62 Oct 17, 2013
Subversion, decadence, depravity, intimidation, bully.
Check!
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Naperville, IL

#63 Oct 17, 2013
Which is why I love those 14 year old child brides,
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#64 Oct 17, 2013
Carl is soooooo gullible....

"How gullible is he?"

He's so gullible that he believes gay Grandpa Barney is a natural occurrence.
Toms Child Bride

Naperville, IL

#65 Oct 17, 2013
The Worlds Biggest Lie wrote:
The Rockefeller's and Jekyl Island.
HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: THE BANKING MONOPOLY
http://criminalbankingmonopoly.wordpress.com/...
Debunked! Even I know that!

Myth #1: The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 was crafted by Wall Street bankers and a few senators in a secret meeting.

On the Georgian resort hideaway of Jekyll Island (which has some excellent golf courses, by the way), there once met a coalition of Wall Street bankers and U.S. senators. This secret 1910 meeting had a sinister purpose, the conspiracy theorists say. The bankers wanted to establish a new central bank under the direct control of New York's financial elite. Such a plan would give the Wall Street bankers near total control of the financial system and allow them to manipulate it for their personal gain.

G. Edward Griffin lays out this conspiratorial version of history in his book The Creature from Jekyll Island. His amateurish take on history is highly suspect, however. Gerry Rough, in a series of well- researched essays on U.S. banking history, reveals many historical inaccuracies, inconsistencies, and even contradictions in Griffin's book and others of its genre. Instead of reproducing Rough's work here, I offer the reader a substantially more accurate view of the events leading up to the creation of the Federal Reserve System in 1913. To get a proper historical perspective, the story of begins just prior to the Civil War...
Toms Child Bride

Naperville, IL

#66 Oct 17, 2013
The Federal Reserve Act of 1913

Following the near catastrophic financial disaster of 1907, the movement for banking reform picked up steam among Wall Street bankers, Republicans, and eastern Democrats. However, much of the country was still distrustful of bankers and of banking in general, especially after 1907. After two decades of minority status, Democrats regained control of Congress in 1910 and were able to block several Republican attempts at reform, even though they recognized the need for some kind of currency and banking changes. In 1912 Woodrow Wilson won the Democratic party’s nomination for President, and in his populist-friendly acceptance speech he warned against the "money trusts," and advised that "a concentration of the control of credit ... may at any time become infinitely dangerous to free enterprise."3

Also in 1910, Senator Nelson Aldrich, Frank Vanderlip of National City (today know as Citibank), Henry Davison of Morgan Bank, and Paul Warburg of the Kuhn, Loeb Investment House met secretly at Jeckyll Island, a resort island off the coast of Georgia, to discuss and formulate banking reform, including plans for a form of central banking. The meeting was held in secret because the participants knew that any plan they generated would be rejected automatically in the House of Representatives if it were associated with Wall Street. Because it was secret and because it involved Wall Street, the Jekyll Island affair has always been a favorite source of conspiracy theories. However, the movement toward significant banking and monetary reform was well-known.3 It is hardly surprising that given the real possibility of substantial reform, the banking industry would want some sort of input into the nature of the reforms. The Aldrich Plan which the secret meeting produced was even defeated in the House, so even if the Jekyll Island affair was a genuine conspiracy, it clearly failed.

The Aldrich Plan called for a system of fifteen regional central banks, called National Reserve Associations, whose actions would be coordinated by a national board of commercial bankers. The Reserve Association would make emergency loans to member banks, create money to provide an elastic currency that could be exchanged equally for demand deposits, and would act as a fiscal agent for the federal government. Although it was defeated, the Aldrich Plan served as an outline for the bill that eventually was adopted. 5

The problem with the Aldrich Plan was that the regional banks would be controlled individually and nationally by bankers, a prospect that did not sit well with the populist Democratic party or with Wilson. As the debate began to take shape in the spring of 1913, Congressman Arsene Pujo provided good evidence that the nation’s credit markets were under the tight control of a handful of banks – the "money trusts" against which Wilson warned.1 Wilson and the Democrats wanted a reform measure which would decentralize control away from the money trusts.

The legislation that eventually emerged was the Federal Reserve Act, also known at the time as the Currency Bill, or the Owen-Glass Act. The bill called for a system of eight to twelve mostly autonomous regional Reserve Banks that would be owned by the banks in their region and whose actions would be coordinated by a Federal Reserve Board appointed by the President. The Board’s members originally included the Secretary of the Treasury, the Comptroller of the Currency, and other officials appointed by the President to represent public interests. The proposed Federal Reserve System would therefore be privately owned, but publicly controlled. Wilson signed the bill on December 23, 1913 and the Federal Reserve System was born.6
Toms Child Bride

Naperville, IL

#67 Oct 17, 2013
Conspiracy theorists have long viewed the Federal Reserve Act as a means of giving control of the banking system to the money trusts, when in reality the intent and effect was to wrestle control away from them. History clearly demonstrates that in the decades prior to the Federal Reserve Act the decisions of a few large New York banks had, at times, enormous repercussions for banks throughout the country and the economy in general. Following the return to central banking, at least some measure of control was removed from them and placed with the Federal Reserve.

http://www.publiceye.org/conspire/flaherty/fl...
The Worlds Biggest Lie

Pittsfield, MA

#68 Oct 17, 2013
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Toms Child Bride

Naperville, IL

#69 Oct 17, 2013
The Worlds Biggest Lie wrote:
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Loosen the tin foil hat TOM. The blood is not making it to your sole brain cell.
Praxis33 is a thug

Pittsfield, MA

#70 Mar 20, 2014
Instead of being a real leader she the takes on DOMA. Homosexuality is a convenient distraction of the American public for the ultimate goal and that is a continuation and a perpetual cycle and spiral of evil, death, and destruction. This is a breeding ground FOR hatred and this is the real war on women. But "Ms" Coakley just toes the line like the rest of them and the fix is in because somewhere she signed on the dotted line for her pledge to Israel. They all do. They are all liars. Peace in the Middle East is another sexy term for the exact opposite. A bunch of neo-CON artists.
Praxis33 is a thug

Pittsfield, MA

#71 Mar 20, 2014
And the Berkshire Eagle is a liar too. This is NOT a civil rights issue. Losers!
Praxis33 is a thug

Pittsfield, MA

#73 Mar 20, 2014
To think that the Eagle brain washes people with s**t like this because of our own ignorance is treason itself. You are misleading the public. George Bush is your scapegoat and you know it.
Praxis33 is a thug

Pittsfield, MA

#76 Mar 20, 2014
The facts are Israel could NEVER survive on its own.

The World's Biggest Lie

Cha-Ching!

Congratulations Ms Coakley
You sold your soul.....
Praxis33 is a thug

Pittsfield, MA

#77 Mar 20, 2014
The Real Praxis33 wrote:
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I love little boys.
And you are the other slit in the tongue of the snake when you claim GWB is a loon when he is, but in all actuality you are no different than he because you would have done the same for Israel. Stalin and Hitler would be in awe.
The End of Days.

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