- From “Spocking” in Canada to overtly political imagery in Greece, paper currency is growing in popularity – Outpouring of affection for Leonard Nimoy has inspired the phenomenon of “Spocking” in Canada – Greek artist Stefanos alters euro notes to make deliver political message – Defacing notes is illegal and a criminal offence in Canada, the EU, U.S. and most countries – Disgruntled citizens defaming already debasing currencies […]
#India just cut interest rates. In #CurrencyWars, not a day goes by without a shot being fired. Here’s your resource: http://t.co/cbfyPJzpW9
— Jim Rickards (@JamesGRickards) March 4, 2015
India Central Bank Cuts Interest Rate “Pre-Emptively” For Second Time In 2 Months
In a surprise move, the RBI just cut its main interest rates for the second time in two months, taking it from 6.75% to 6.50%, in what the […]
Rob Kirby of KirbyAnalytics.com thinks all the current world problems come down to just one thing. Kirby says, “It all boils back to the money. And it all boils back to the notion we don’t have honest money because when you have honest money, these excesses don’t occur. Things cleanse themselves, and that is the virtue and the merit of the old relic, the gold standard, because it is […]
by Sword At-The-Ready
White House confirms that Obama is investigating using ‘Executive actions’ to raise hundreds of billions in new taxes, bypassing Congress. At the same time the IRS defends Obama’s decree to give illegals immediate tax refunds when they file for a Social Security number.
Obama has asserted he is king, Arbiter of what is law and Maker of Law, by decree (Executive Actions/Memoranda). We are being ruled by a Dictator […]
Mac Slavo March 3rd, 2015 SHTFplan.com
When it comes to an EMP attack, the question remains “when” not “if” the SHTF. Few other scenarios hold as much potential for disaster and disruption to the lives of everyone in society. At a moment’s notice, 300 million Americans could be made instantly desperate – and even likely to die in the aftermath. A single event could easily be enough to take […]
by WashingtonsBlog Global Debt Is Almost 3 Times As Big As the World Economy
The Guardian reports that global debt has grown by $57 trillion dollars – to $199 trillion dollars – since the 2008 financial crisis.
How much is that? It’s a big number … but what does it actually mean?
The Guardian notes that global debt is now more than twice the size of the entire global economy:
Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill | TheHill
President Obama on Tuesday vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, rebuffing the new Republican-led Congress amid a furious battle over Homeland Security funding.
The veto — just the third of Obama’s presidency and his first of major legislation — was made in private and without fanfare, reflecting tensions in the Democratic Party over whether the controversial pipeline should […]
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Macau, the only place in China where folks can go and legally gamble away their money, and one of the most convenient places where they can illegally siphon money out of China and send it to destinations beyond the reach of the government – is it on the way to ruin?
Until last year, it was an awesome ride. In 2001, Macau permitted foreign casino operators […]
by Charles Hugh-Smith
Innovation is selectively restrained in systems controlled by vested interests.
Just as everyone supports “solutions” until the solutions crush their share of the swag, everybody supports innovation and transparency (IT) until IT disrupts their share of the swag. Then they scramble to hide the ugly truths and suppress the spread of threatening innovation.
This parallel rejection of swag-crushing solutions and innovation/transparency by vested interests is not coincidental: […]
Greece’s new government will take pensions to pay for the debt. Auto sales are down. Real estate loans are back, no money down, closing costs paid for. Austria’s bank will take bond holders money, this is called a bail-in. Spain looking for revenue, looking on social media for tax evaders. Chicago black site enforcing the NDAA, other black sites most likely exist all around the country. Russia might sanction […]
Hillary Clinton’s secret use of a private email account to conduct official State Department business raises questions as to whether the former secretary of state will face repercussions for what experts say is clear criminal activity. http://www.infowars.com/will-hillary-…
Read More: Earth’s other ‘moon’ and its crazy orbit could reveal mysteries of the solar system http://theconversation.com/earths-oth… “We all know and love the moon. We’re so assured that we only have one that we don’t even give it a specific name. It is the brightest object in the night sky, and amateur astronomers take great delight in mapping its craters and seas. To date, it is the only other […]
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Monday that President Obama is “very interested” in the idea of raising taxes through unitlateral executive action. http://www.infowars.com/obama-very-in…
Newaygo County, MI — The Free Thought Project has obtained video that shows a Newaygo County Sheriff’s deputy admitting that their department breaks federal and state laws.
The video is of a Newaygo County Board of Commissioners meeting that we’re told occurred in January. The videos of the commissioners’ meetings are public domain. However, this video, in particular, seems to be missing from the board’s website.
In the video, the […]
More dissent: UAF soldiers serving at Donbass frontlines
Published on Feb 28, 2015 [eng subs] UAF soldiers serving at Donbass frontlines appeal to Poroshenko, mad about economical situation in the country, status of the “ATO”, supplies for the army (especially comparing to National Guard suppliers), and overall results of Poroshenko’s rule.
Learn More: Marrying too young http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/fi… “Child marriage is a human rights abuse. It constitutes a grave threat to young girls’ lives, health and future prospects.”
Ending child marriage in Africa, A brief by Girls Not Brides http://girlsnotbrides.theideabureau.n… “Every two seconds, a girl is married before she is physically or emotionally mature enough to become a wife or a mother.”
Malawi bans child marriage, lifts minimum age to 18 […]
A much-ignored huge news report from Reuters on Friday, February 27th, was headlined “Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia’s security concerns over Ukraine.” China’s Ambassador to Belgium (which has the capital of the EU) said that the “nature and root cause” of the Ukrainian conflict is “the West,” and that “The West should abandon the zero-sum mentality, and take the real security concerns of Russia into consideration.” By […]
FERGUSON, Mo. — U.S. Justice Department investigations of police departments in the past have led to reforms or lengthy litigation. But the DOJ probe of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, to be announced on Wednesday, may lead to a possible outcome that would set the St. Louis suburb apart: eliminating the police department.
The investigation, begun after a Ferguson officer shot to death unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August, […]
Report: Fukushima fallout detected in U.S. fish — Dose equal to samples caught 100 miles from plant — Persistently high levels detected in marine life offshore “not anticipated… orders of magnitude” more than expected — “Measurements needed… along predicted plume trajectory”
A more complete record is emerging of radionuclide measurements in fish [from] across the Pacific… Fish 100–200 km east of [Fukushima], coastal fish in the Aleutian Islands… and […]