Aaron Russo, A Model American

Ashley Hayes

“Let not any one pacify his conscience by the delusion that he can do no harm if he takes no part, and forms no opinion. Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on.” – Philosopher John Stuart Mill

Aaron Russo was a successful filmaker, (Trading Places, The Rose, Wise Guys) an activist, and a do-er who took his belief —  that we are all here to try to make the world a better place — seriously.

He had early success in the 1960s, while in his early 20s, in the undergarment business, in Chicago.  He believed America was free and that one could pursue whatever dreams he desired, as long as he did so with integrity and honesty. 

Shortly after opening a new nightclub, while his [mostly] hippy patrons were listening to the band, his business was surrounded by cops who busted through the doors and began dragging people, including him, to a “paddy wagon,” intentionally injuring him and brutally beating others along the way.  He then watched as firemen dumped bag after bag of trash inside his new club.

The next day, after reading the false story about why his club had been raided, one that claimed it was filled with rowdy patrons and was covered in trash, he was visited by two cops, one being a captain.  Together, they told Aaron that in order to continue his business, it was going to cost him $2000 a month and that, for that price, he”d be given the courtesy of a phone call in advance of their next raid (claiming the raids were needed to keep up appearances in the neighborhood).  Aaron agreed to the deal and the raids (and fees) continued until they eventually burned his business to the ground.

This was a wake-up.call to Aaron and his first exposure to corruption.  Prior to this, he’d had no idea this type of thing happened in America.  But it also spurred him in his lifelong quest to expose, and take action against, corruption when he saw it.

In the early ’90s, while running for office in Nevada, he was told Nick Rockefeller wanted to meet him.  They met and became good friends, even though they saw the world entirely differently.

Aaron Russo and Nick Rockefeller

In an interview with Alex Jones in 2007, shortly before his death from cancer, Aaron tells a story of how Nick told him, explicitly, that the ultimate goal of those in his world was to “get everybody chipped.”  Total control of the people was the goal. While most of us have heard about that tyrannical dream for some time, hearing an individual say a Rockefeller blatantly said it out loud to him in casual conversation is unnerving in a whole new way.

Nick also told Aaron that, at some point in the [then] near future, a major event, which would be a hoax, was going to happen that was going to permanently alter our world, usher in mass surveillance, and that the military would be involved in taking over other countries, pretending to look for weapons of mass destruction that didn’t exist.  Eleven months later, 9/11 happened.

Additionally, over dinner one night, Nick told Aaron that the “women’s lib” movement had been set up by his family because it had dawned on them that with women at home, that was keeping them from being able to tax half of the people, and that by getting women into the workforce, they could destabilize the family unit, get kids into school sooner “and begin indoctrinating them.”

Through Nick Rockefeller, Aaron learned about the Council on Foreign Relations (of which his family was, and is, a major player), confirming  it was the ultimate desire of those at the top of the organization to enslave the masses.

Upon learning these — and other — truths, Aaron set out to expose these horrific plans to anyone who would listen.  He held rallys, had a one-man show called “I’m Mad As Hell,” and produced an excellent documentary, America:  Freedom to Fascism.

While his film was released in 2007, it is absolutely relevant to what is happening in our world right now and exposes crimes and injustices to which most Americans are oblivious, but which affect us all.

I encourage you to take a couple of hours to watch it, and to share it with anyone you know.  The truth you will learn about the IRS is, alone, worth your time.  (Hint:  There is not, nor has there ever been, any law that says you have to pay income tax.)

Aaron represented the best of the American spirit, one that I choose to believe is still in all of us.  We just have to.have the courage to let it out.

Here are the links to his one-man show, his Alex Jones interview, and his excellent documentary:


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Ashley Hayes is a former business entrepreneur, patented inventor, researcher, and writer seeking to bring attention to the clearly-organized crimes of unlawful and corrupt law enforcement and fusion center personnel against innocent Americans and citizens worldwide, as well as crimes committed by military contractors via 21st century technology, and to the pandemic of child trafficking by those in power.


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