John RuskinJohn Ruskin, (1819-1900) British author, artist, social critic

John Ruskin Quote

“Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.”

John RuskinJohn Ruskin
~ John Ruskin

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E Archer, NYC

Pretty much.  America was one of the only nations in the world that recognized private ownership of land by the common man, but the process has been hijacked by a fiat money system.  The Queen of England owns all the land of the British Commonwealth countries in the world  she is the largest land holder in the world.  To live on the land, one must submit to being taxed on the fruits of the land and labor.  Servitude is still the number one racket in the world.

Ronw13, OR
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Ronw13, OR    6/26/18

Siege of the common mans land which provides for his lively hood. Secured property allows for hearth and home to many a generation. Now we see governors as appointed lords, and government bureaus as king. All the while exacting unjustifiable dues with threats of expulsion and exclusion. The arrogance of wealth and their disdain for those of lower estate can be clearly seen in America, and throughout the world. Even among the poor, a little more is boasted about, holding lord over the less. Sovereignty among nations is paramount, in America sovereignty of the individual, original hope, secure property among the common man, is our Spirit of Liberty and Freedom for all. Secured property levels the playing field among individuals and nations. It is America who shines the light of Liberty among individuals. To Restore such a gift is the only worthy cause in the American political arena. For this agenda the socialist elite wag the current siege and war upon our Sovereignty as a nation of individual sovereigns. Such security is and has always been a threat to the head of the household of tyranny. 

Mike, Norwalk

Much, much more accurate than not. One of the measurements that is used to express great wealth or fortune(s) is spaciousness (incorporating a claim, use or occupation of/to land). That is one reason no personal sovereignty  related liberty or perfected allodium is recognized (a privileged title only) within the confines of the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land. Lending, or the taxation of labor are socially excepted terms making slavery a more palatable existence.

E Archer, NYC

And I would add, 'government contracts,' of course, without deficit-spending, these projects could not be borne on the backs of the People.


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