Category Archives: Financial

Fed Plan is Print Money Until System Blows [Video]

systemGreg Hunter –  Financial writer and analyst Bix Weir is not surprised by the Federal Reserve’s policies because it is all part of the long term plan. Weir explains, “The goal, since we went off the gold standard in 1971, has been to run the financial system as long and as hard as possible, sucking up all the benefits of fiat money, and there are very few attempts to slow this mess down. The idea is to put as much money as you can . . . until you have printed so much money the system implodes.

This was a Nobel Prize winning paper in the 1960’s called “On the Road to the Golden Age.” It basically says if you have this freedom and flexibility with the monetary system, run it as hard as you can until people stop accepting the unbacked fiat money, then crash the system and go back to something safe and sound after it all blows up. . . . What they need is a big enough bubble so when it crashes, it take out all the derivatives, the malfeasance of the banks, the good guys and the bad guys and all the things going on behind the scenes. They need the bubble so big, and that’s what they are doing right now is blowing the bubble so big everybody feels the effect of a crash.”

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A Reality Check

Michael Noonan – There are two things about which everyone need be clear:  1. The lack of clarity of the identity of the global elites, AKA Rothschilds and their ilk, who control the world’s money supply along with every government, and 2. The demise of the fiat “dollar” and failed fiat Euro are not accidental.  Everything, everything is planned decades, or more, in advance by the global elitSes.  They control and use upper echelon characters, like Soros, Kissinger, et al, and their primary membership organizations like Council On Foreign Relations and United Nations, among others.

This does not mean all the details are determined on a micro level, but the general direction in which the globalists want to move the world is not happenstance.  Never forget their modus operandi:  Problem, Reaction, Solution.  They create their desired Problem, watch the public’s Reaction, and then swoop in with their intended Solution to solve the Problem few guess was started purposefully.  The Solution almost always moves the elites closer to their New World Order agenda and always entails a loss of freedom for people.

The Middle East has been under relentless attack for a few decades, growing into a disintegrating crescendo.  Lebanon, Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, and now Syria, still under attack by the US-created ISIS, Iran isolated and monetarily sanctioned, ostensibly threatened over their non-existent nuclear threat, another US false flag.

Nowhere in the elite’s bought-and-paid-for mainstream news media will you hear about Iran using nuclear energy to supply their electricity needs throughout the nation.  Nowhere will you hear that Iran has no means of delivering any nuclear attack, which is not being planned anyway.   Nowhere will you hear that the isolation and sanctions are US payback for selling oil and not using the US fiat “dollar.” which is the real and only reason Iran is being demonized as a nuclear threat. Continue reading

Many Signs the Global Elite’s Ship is Sinking

bankingLance Schuttler – Make no mistake about it. The tide has turned on the global elite and there will be no going back. A new day is rising for humanity as those who have planned for complete control are now being exposed, cornered and investigated from many different angles. There is no need to buy into the fear-based propaganda the major media and even several alternative media outlets dispense. Very good things are happening and even better things are coming.

Let’s take a look at some of the major stories that have occurred in the last few months. Piecing the puzzle together, we see that the jig is up and the events surrounding it are growing in size and speed.

39 Signs the Global Elite’s Ship is Sinking

#1: 57 Nations approved as founding members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Notable countries who signed on June 29th, 2015 include Russia, India, Iran, Switzerland, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Indonesia, the UK, Italy and Austria. Notables who did not join are the U.S. and Japan.

#2: May 12th, 2015: Russia asks Greece to join the BRICS Alliance. Notice the BRICS trend in the stories to follow.

#3: May 24th, 2015: The Pentagon released documents to Judicial Watch, a government watchdog law firm, proving that the US Government played a central role in creating ISIS. Interestingly, the mainstream media failed to cover this story. A few weeks later, ex US Intelligence officials confirm the report.

#4: May 31st, 2015: Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras writes an open letter, warns European leaders they are “making a grave mistake,” and suggests they re-read Hemingways’ “For Whom The Bell Tolls”. Continue reading

The Dangerous Illusion That Risk Can Be Offloaded Onto Others

riskCharles Hugh Smith – Do you drive carelessly because your auto is equipped with airbags? Perhaps not. But would you drive more cautiously if you were perched on the front bumper? If even the slightest collision would crush the driver’s legs to pulp, I think it is safe to say we would all drive with a higher awareness of risk and with greater caution.

The faith that airbags and dashboards protect us in all conditions and times is misplaced. If vehicles were truly safe, how is it that 32,700 people lose their lives in vehicle accidents every year in the U.S. and hundreds of thousands of others are injured?

The risk, we are assured, is statistically low: “only” 21 Fatalities per 100,000 Licensed Drivers (practically zero, eh, except that it adds up to 32,700 people killed each year).

What statistics do not adequately describe, of course, is that most of those accidents occurred in high-risk settings in which the drivers’ focus and/or ability was impaired, even as they reckoned risk was managed/limited by the equipment, their safe driving record, etc.

In other words, the somewhat inebriated gent who slips behind the wheel on a dark rainy night senses the heightened danger; but reassured by the fact he’s never been in a fatal accident, by his car’s airbags, by the low statistical odds of getting killed, etc., he roars off into the unlit darkness. The odds of an accident in these conditions are much higher than the average listed in statistical abstracts, yet they are glossed over by the apparent “low odds” of the drive ending badly. Continue reading

Donald Trump’s tax plan is supported by 7 decades of hard data

taxSimon Black – Yesterday the leading presidential candidate in the Land of the Free released his tax plan in the Wall Street Journal.

And the Donald certainly did not disappoint his supporters.

His tax plan is bold, aiming to drastically simplify the tax code and reduce the number of individual income tax brackets down to four.

He aims to cut taxes for all individuals who earn less than $25,000 dollars, and reduce the top marginal rate to 25% for those earning more than $150,000.

The corporate tax rate would also be cut to 15%, down from a marginal rate as high as 38%.

The Internet is now abuzz with economists analyzing Mr. Trump’s proposals, assessing the economic impact and making grandiose calculations on whether or not they would be “revenue neutral”.

Criticism already abounds with many saying that his tax plan would vanquish overall tax revenue by many trillions of dollars, leaving the Land of the Free in an even deeper financial hole.

These arguments and discussions are entirely misplaced.

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Following in Ancient Rome’s Footsteps: Moral Decay, Rising Wealth Inequality

romeCharles Hugh Smith – There are many reasons why Imperial Rome declined, but two primary causes that get relatively little attention are moral decay and soaring wealth inequality. The two are of course intimately connected: once the morals of the ruling Elites degrade, what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine, too.

I’ve previously covered two other key characteristics of an empire in terminal decline: complacency and intellectual sclerosis, what I have termed a failure of imagination.

Michael Grant described these causes of decline in his excellent account The Fall of the Roman Empire, a short book I have been recommending since 2009:

There was no room at all, in these ways of thinking, for the novel, apocalyptic situation which had now arisen, a situation which needed solutions as radical as itself. (The Status Quo) attitude is a complacent acceptance of things as they are, without a single new idea.

This acceptance was accompanied by greatly excessive optimism about the present and future. Even when the end was only sixty years away, and the Empire was already crumbling fast, Rutilius continued to address the spirit of Rome with the same supreme assurance.

This blind adherence to the ideas of the past ranks high among the principal causes of the downfall of Rome. If you were sufficiently lulled by these traditional fictions, there was no call to take any practical first-aid measures at all.

A lengthier book by Adrian Goldsworthy How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower addresses the same issues from a slightly different perspective.

Glenn Stehle, commenting on 9/16/15 on a thread in the excellent website  (operated by the estimable Ron Patterson) made a number of excellent points that I am taking the liberty of excerpting: (with thanks to correspondent Paul S.)

The set of values developed by the early Romans called mos maiorum, Peter Turchin explains in War and Peace and War: The Rise and Fall of Empires, was gradually replaced by one of personal greed and pursuit of self-interest. Continue reading