Forget the New World Order, Here’s Who Really Runs the World

Written by on September 28, 2015 in Corruption, Government with 39 Comments

EisenhowerBy Jake Anderson |

For decades, extreme ideologies on both the left and the right have clashed over the conspiratorial concept of a shadowy secret government pulling the strings on the world’s heads of state and captains of industry.

The phrase New World Order is largely derided as a sophomoric conspiracy theory entertained by minds that lack the sophistication necessary to understand the nuances of geopolitics. But it turns out the core idea — one of deep and overarching collusion between Wall Street and government with a globalist agenda — is operational in what a number of insiders call the “Deep State.”

In the past couple of years, the term has gained traction across a wide swath of ideologies. Former Republican congressional aide Mike Lofgren says it is the nexus of Wall Street and the national security state — a relationship where elected and unelected figures join forces to consolidate power and serve vested interests. Calling it “the big story of our time,” Lofgren says the deep state represents the failure of our visible constitutional government and the cross-fertilization of corporatism with the globalist war on terror.

“It is a hybrid of national security and law enforcement agencies: the Department of Defense, the Department of State, the Department of Homeland Security, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Justice Department. I also include the Department of the Treasury because of its jurisdiction over financial flows, its enforcement of international sanctions and its organic symbiosis with Wall Street,” he explained.

Even parts of the judiciary, namely the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, belong to the deep state.

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How does the deep state operate?

A complex web of revolving doors between the military-industrial-complex, Wall Street,  and Silicon Valley consolidates the interests of defense contractors, banksters, military campaigns, and both foreign and domestic surveillance intelligence.

According to Mike Lofgren and many other insiders, this is not a conspiracy theory. The deep state hides in plain sight and goes far beyond the military-industrial complex President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned about in his farewell speech over fifty years ago.

While most citizens are at least passively aware of the surveillance state and collusion between the government and the corporate heads of Wall Street, few people are aware of how much the intelligence functions of the government have been outsourced to privatized groups that are not subject to oversight or accountability. According to Lofgren, 70% of our intelligence budget goes to contractors.

Moreover, while Wall Street and the federal government suck money out of the economy, relegating tens of millions of people to food stamps and incarcerating more people than China — a totalitarian state with four times more people than us — the deep state has, since 9/11, built the equivalent of three Pentagons, a bloated state apparatus that keeps defense contractors, intelligence contractors, and privatized non-accountable citizens marching in stride.

After years of serving in Congress, Lofgren’s moment of truth regarding this matter came in 2001. He observed the government appropriating an enormous amount of money that was ostensibly meant to go to Afghanistan but instead went to the Persian Gulf region. This, he says, “disenchanted” him from the groupthink, which he says keeps all of Washington’s minions in lockstep.

Groupthink — an unconscious assimilation of the views of your superiors and peers — also works to keep Silicon Valley funneling technology and information into the federal surveillance state. Lofgren believes the NSA and CIA could not do what they do without Silicon Valley. It has developed a de facto partnership with NSA surveillance activities, as facilitated by a FISA court order.

Now, Lofgren notes, these CEOs want to complain about foreign market share and the damage this collusion has wrought on both the domestic and international reputation of their brands. Under the pretense of pseudo-libertarianism, they helmed a commercial tech sector that is every bit as intrusive as the NSA. Meanwhile, rigging of the DMCA intellectual property laws — so that the government can imprison and fine citizens who jailbreak devices — behooves Wall Street. It’s no surprise that the government has upheld the draconian legislation for 15 years.

It is also unsurprising that the growth of the corporatocracy aids the deep state. The revolving door between government and Wall Street money allows top firms to offer premium jobs to senior government officials and military yes-men. This, says Philip Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer for the CIA, explains how the Clintons left the White House nearly broke but soon amassed $100 million. It also explains how former general and CIA Director David Petraeus, who has no experience in finance, became a partner at the KKR private equity firm, and how former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell became Senior Counselor at Beacon Global Strategies.

Wall Street is the ultimate foundation for the deep state because the incredible amount of money it generates can provide these cushy jobs to those in the government after they retire. Nepotism reigns supreme as the revolving door between Wall Street and government facilitates a great deal of our domestic strife:

“Bank bailouts, tax breaks, and resistance to legislation that would regulate Wall Street, political donors, and lobbyists. The senior government officials, ex-generals, and high level intelligence operatives who participate find themselves with multi-million dollar homes in which to spend their retirement years, cushioned by a tidy pile of investments,” said Giraldi.

How did the deep state come to be?

Some say it is the evolutionary hybrid offspring of the military-industrial complex while others say it came into being with the Federal Reserve Act, even before the First World War. At this time, Woodrow Wilson remarked,

“We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.”

This quasi-secret cabal pulling the strings in Washington and much of America’s foreign policy is maintained by a corporatist ideology that thrives on deregulation, outsourcing, deindustrialization, and financialization. American exceptionalism, or the great “Washington Consensus,” yields perpetual war and economic imperialism abroad while consolidating the interests of the oligarchy here at home.

Mike Lofgren says this government within a government operates off tax dollars but is not constrained by the constitution, nor are its machinations derailed by political shifts in the White House. In this world — where the deep state functions with impunity — it doesn’t matter who is president so long as he or she perpetuates the war on terror, which serves this interconnected web of corporate special interests and disingenuous geopolitical objectives.

“As long as appropriations bills get passed on time, promotion lists get confirmed, black (i.e., secret) budgets get rubber stamped, special tax subsidies for certain corporations are approved without controversy, as long as too many awkward questions are not asked, the gears of the hybrid state will mesh noiselessly,” according to Mike Lofgren in an interview with Bill Moyers.

Interestingly, according to Philip Giraldi, the ever-militaristic Turkey has its own deep state, which uses overt criminality to keep the money flowing. By comparison, the U.S. deep state relies on a symbiotic relationship between banksters, lobbyists, and defense contractors, a mutant hybrid that also owns the Fourth Estate and Washington think tanks.

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Is there hope for the future?

Perhaps. At present, discord and unrest continues to build. Various groups, establishments, organizations, and portions of the populace from all corners of the political spectrum, including Silicon Valley, Occupy, the Tea Party, Anonymous, WikiLeaks, anarchists and libertarians from both the left and right, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and others are beginning to vigorously question and reject the labyrinth of power wielded by the deep state.

Can these groups — can we, the people — overcome the divide and conquer tactics used to quell dissent? The future of freedom may depend on it.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    And people blame the president. ….hes but a mere puppet.

  2.' Stefan Đenić says:

    404 Error … Page Not Found
    I’m sorry, but the page you’re seeking does not exist. Perhaps you can find what you’re looking for below

  3.' Brenda Nusbaum says:

    nope- page does not exsist.

  4.' Joshuahn Jackstonburg says:

    The governments use this idea to their benefit just as much – it kinda lets them off the hook for their conjoined lies, theft, murders and wars too. Be aware of that for social engineering………………….

  5.' David LeDuc says:

    Your pages are not being available… Error messages!!!!

  6.' Mai Kari Hartvag Zimbleman says:

    here is your answer: see who runs the world: UN Covert Depopulation EXPOSED! NY Summit 9/25 – 9/27 2015 ~ have they attempted to “Soul” Out Humanity?
    In this epic conversation Kevin Galalae takes a deep dive into:
    Why the United Nations was created in 1945, How their depopulation agenda was justified to poison the masses without our knowledge or consent, Where this system of covert sterilization is attempting to taking us, What the methods are (chemical, biological, bacterial, GMO, etc.), When these methods came into affect, How this all came to be & And what WE can do to dismantle this all out assault on our children, our future!

    • Where this system of covert sterilization is attempting to take us

    •' Ivan A Hernandez says:

      Rene Vela Jr.

    •' Leo Cooper says:

      Bummer, good stuff on offer here but maybe some one else doesn’t want it airing, any ideas for another source for this material ?

    •' Ben Mercadante says:

      Well, I certainly do not see any evidence of sterilization…the populations continue to swell, being every bit as problematic as climate change…no sustainability, none whats so ever. The climate will not need any help for man to rid man of space on this planet…” We the people” have already set that ball in motion…

  7.' Brandon Charpentier says:

    can’t view 🙁

  8.' Geoff Meraki Bradshaw says:

    page not found. facebook been bugging out on me today as well.

  9.' Jan Schumacher says:

    You have had many many 404 “Page Not Found” errors in the last month or so…do you realize it? Change servers? Move files? Pretty annoying.

  10.' Joe Hoover says:

    got 404. searched ‘new world order’ in their search box, it came up.

  11.' Anthony Damage says:

    JFK warned about the same thing and look what they did to him!

    •' Ben Mercadante says:

      it was more than the speech, it was many of the plans he began to form, and they were not inline with the military complex….and the right -wing, who btw have pretty much been running the show no matter whom is in office, or what their party affiliation is. Jimmy Carter was one of the few independents since Kennedy…and look at the political machine they whipped together to remove him, of course they did it the old fashioned way… they colluded with our enemy, smeared Carter and created the new memes that have reduced labor’s power and brought back the old fashioned Jim Crow attitudes….Look where it all got us…look around, we are heading for flat out fascism, or a failed state…

  12.' Ivan A Hernandez says:

    Rene Vela Jr.

  13.' Alexandre Lacoursière says:

    Page not found….

  14.' Gabe Torok says:

    The shadow government pulled the page.

  15.' Earthling Renae says:

    why has it been removed?

  16.' Ben Mercadante says:

    The ‘New world order’ is just more of the same ‘Old world order’ same industries, same banks, same families…not much has changed except that the process has expanded…and more people are hooked on the perpetual death and destruction machine, to hold their place in line. It is really very disturbing that we just can not move beyond these parasitic sociopaths. I guess it’s because WE are all tied up in the manusha that revolves around acquisition of shiny commodities and that new car smell.

  17.' Tom Stowe says:

    What if the masses got up from the table and refused to play their monopoly/risk game. Just a thought.

    •' Zach Mckinney says:

      You’ll be labeled crazy.

      If you Don’t vote for anyone that would wars.
      Don’t support troops at all.
      Don’t support the pharmaceutical industry at all.
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      Don’t support public school.
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      Don’t support church
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      Do not think you’re aloud to harm unless you are being directly and personally attacked.
      are aware of your cognitive dissonance most of all ypu will be labeled a crazy.
      But this is what it takes to be a do’er

  18.' Tina Hoffman says:

    The page is not found

  19.' Michael Sirius says:

    I can view it fine. Maybe because I’m not in the US…

  20.' Randy Huggins says:


  21.' Bob Greenberg says:

    This links to a “”404 Error … Page Not Found” – Maybe the “men in the basement” didn’t like it.

  22.' Phemelo Tefo Matlapeng says:

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  24.' Ben Mercadante says:

    Not found…but if this is just an extension of his military industrial congressional complex speech…it has been around forever…can be found. This is probably just a bad link and no staff at conscious life news…Our government(s) really don’t impede personal or group information…they just don’t get to the bottom of any of it….and they will marginalize the rest and the public’s efforts…You can say anything you want…just nothing gets done.

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  26.' John Paulo Amandy says:

    Sa manila lang yan sa quezin hindi yan

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