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Tiny Iceland puts the rest of the World to shame - again!
When Iceland's President, Olafur Ragnar Grimmson was asked about his country's recovery from the 2008-2009 financial crisis, he famously said:
"We were wise enough not to follow the traditional prevailing orthodoxies of the Western financial world in the last 30 years. We introduced currency controls, we let the banks fail, we provided support for the poor, and we didn't introduce austerity measures like you're seeing in Europe."
You can add one other item to that list: Iceland threw bankers into jail when they broke the law. Unlike the Obama Administration Justice Department, the Icelandic Supreme Court and Reykjavik District Court have found the five top bankers from Landsbankinn and Kaupping the two largest banks in the country - guilty of market manipulation, embezzlement, and breach of fiduciary duties (i.e. fraud).
Unfortunately, the maximum sentence for these crimes is six years, but Iceland's Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments for expanding these sentences.

"Let me issue and control a nation's money and I care not who writes the laws. - Mayer Rothschild
"Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience! People are obedient in the face of poverty, starvation, stupidity, war, and cruelty. Our problem is that grand thieves are running the country. That's our problem!" - Howard Zinn
"If there is no struggle there is no progress. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and never will" - Frederick Douglass
There should be whole prisons in most countries just to hold the banksters. So much corruption abounds.
"The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it." Karl Marx

"He would, wouldn't he?" Mandy Rice-Davies. When asked in court whether she knew that Lord Astor had denied having sex with her.

“I think it would be a good idea” Ghandi, when asked about Western Civilisation.

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