Monday, May 11, 2009

Darth Greenspan (Dan O'Connor)

Dan O'Connor hold out hope that, like Anakin Skywalker in Return of the Jedi, Alan Greenspan redeems himself and reveals the evil Federal Reserve for what it really is (the article is worth checking out if only for the pictures!):

The former chairman of the US Federal Reserve shares a lot in common with one of the most famous villain characters in the history of Hollywood, Darth Vader, who was first a member of the Jedi coalition when his name was Anakin Skywalker.

Anakin Skywalker was a tremendously talented young boy discovered by Obi Wan Kenobi, who initially believed that Anakin was the "Chosen One" foretold by a Jedi prophecy to bring balance to the Force and restore harmony to the universe.

As a youth, Anakin Skywalker received close training from Obi Wan Kenobi and fought many great battles as a member of the Jedi league, but he developed a few dangerous qualities as he grew older — specifically a desire for power, a belief that a central authority was capable of controlling society, and a misplaced confidence in the "Dark Side" of the Force.

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