November 10, 2010
"Inside Job" Doc Blames US for
Review by Richard Evans
"Inside Job" is an information rich, riveting documentary, a masterful spin piece. I say it is information rich with much truth - but I didn't hear a thing that I didn't already know from following National Public Radio for the past thirty years.
However, I must insist people who've forgotten the Reagan era deregulation of banking, or those too young to have ever heard about the 80's must see the movie for a reasonably true presentation of the history of banking deregulation from Reagan/Bush through Clinton/Bush and Obama.
One must be wary. The documentary intends to leave the viewer with the impression they've been told the entire true story and know what happened and where the buck stops.
The parting impression is that the problem was the failure of capitalism and democracy due to American greed:
The United States has to be 'stopped' by the naturally altruistic international governance geniuses in Brussels and Beijing. A regulatory body of Global 'Guardians' if you will.
(My position is that there are no 'guardians' in the movie, just villains. Just a bunch of Illuminati front operators playing their bit in the Plan. )
My take on the movie. Yeah, we know who the Wall Street and Washington whores were and are. What the documentary doesn't show you is that the scheme is not directed from Manhattan or DC, but those 'undisclosed offshore speculators'.
The beneficiary of the collapse of Iceland, Greece, and the rest in the domino chain is the International Monetary Fund. The end game is replacing the IMF with a new agency which has power to override sovereign constitutions, courts and governments, and also to issue the coming Global currency.
The notion of a global currency in the form of paper and metal money is a red herring. When we finally wake up some day to hear our 'cash is trash' the global currency will be strictly digital, and we'll all be issued plastic. .
But I digress, back the the documentary.
"Inside Job is the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, Inside Job traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia. Narrated by Matt Damon."
At the documentary's Cannes premiere Charles Ferguson (speaking exquisite French) thanked the Festival for the invitation: "I'm very moved to be here - this is only my second film." The first one was No End in Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq, his award-winning indictment of the quagmire in a country whose capital city is Baghdad."
Charles Ferguson bio http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
Very high level (insider) career. Ferguson's bio is a bit like Superman. You'd never imagine it. Between 1994 and 1996 he founded a development company that created the web site editor FrontPage and sold it to M$oft in 1996 for $133 MILLION dollars.
This is his second film.