Financial Crisis Six Times Worse Than The 2008 Crash Heading Our Way.Civil unrest in the United States
RUSSIA pushes for DOLLAR COLLAPSE – PENTAGON prepares MASS CIVIL BREAKDOWN
The struggle is big. Western Media playing it down. But, the U S Pentagon now preparing for MASS Civil breakdown. U S, Europe and Saudi Arabia in an all out war with Russia China and Brazil for the dominant role […]
By Michael Snyder
Israel and Hezbollah are at war. On top of everything else that is going on in the world, now we have a new war in the Middle East, and nobody is quite certain what is going to happen next. Israel has been preparing for this moment for more than 8 years. So has Hezbollah. According to some reports, Hezbollah has amassed an arsenal of 50,000 rockets […]
Mac Slavo January 28th, 2015 SHTFplan.com
With the price of oil hovering around $44 and U.S. oil inventories at record highs the general consensus is that the economy will soon see a boost in consumer spending as Americans will take their gas savings and spend it at retail stores.
But there’s a lot more going on with oil on a geo-political scale than can be pumped into a 30-second propaganda […]
Comparing the inflated cost of living today from 1938 to 2015:
For-profit colleges are the resurrection of subprime mortgage lenders for the college industry.
People have a hard time understanding how inflation erodes their purchasing power. Little by little the cost of everything goes up and people simply assume this is normal in an economy. The $2 movie ticket becomes a $8 movie ticket. That can […]
The forecast for fast acceleration of events into the January month has occurred on schedule. Normally a very big event occurs every several weeks, or every few months. In just the last three weeks, ten have taken place of significance. The pace has quickened in an alarming fashion. The Great Quickening has commenced. Something big, ugly, and nasty this way comes.
by Jim Willie, Golden Jackass, via Silver Doctors:
Sources: “Stocks end lower; Caterpillar, Microsoft disappoint” http://www.cnbc.com/id/102371916 “BBC News – Apple posts the biggest quarterly profit in history” http://www.bbc.com/news/business-3101… “Strong Dollar Squeezes U.S. Firms – WSJ” http://www.wsj.com/articles/strong-do… “Budget Forecast Sees End to Sharp Deficit Declines – NYTimes.com” http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/27/us/… “Doubts grow about mid-year rate hike, but Fed won’t express any – MarketWatch” http://www.marketwatch.com/story/doub… “1 in 3 on Disability Have Mental Disorder; 42.9% in D.C. | CNS News” http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/a… “Fear […]
"So far all of the gains of the recovery have gone to the top 1 percent" @JustinWolfers http://t.co/tSmQFUVnEL pic.twitter.com/DTZsyxqgwU
— The Upshot (@UpshotNYT) January 28, 2015
Far better instead to focus on the average of the past two years. That average supports the narrative that the economic recovery so far has only boosted the incomes of the rich, and it has yielded no improvement for […]
by Dave Hodges
If you have most of your money tied up in the bank, you are either the most generous person in the world, or you are a fool of monumental proportions. Have you invested in developing the means to defend your property and family’s lives? Do you have enough food and water stored up to survive at least two years? Nearly every publication estimates the derivatives debt […]
Cyber Attacks Growing In Frequency – Entire Western Financial System Is Vulnerable
The threat posed by cyber war to our increasingly complicated, technologically dependent and vulnerable financial institutions, markets, banks and indeed deposits becomes more clear by the day.
British and US agents will carry out a mock cyber attack or ‘cyber war games’ on the Bank of England and commercial banks in City of London and […]
In 1968, 22 hours of work on minimum wage bought you an ounce of gold, in 2011, 200 hours of work were required to afford an ounce of gold.
— trutherbot (@trutherbot) January 28, 2015
Today’s astonishing chart of the day graphs the US Federal minimum wage over the past 80 years….not based in fiat Federal Reserve notes…but based in real money: Gold. The US minimum wage has declined […]
Bad U.S. Policy Pushes Russia, China and Iran Closer Together
Heck Of a Job …
As the following headlines show, bad American policy has pushed Russia, China and Iran closer together:
China calls for new Asian security structure based on group with Russia, Iran that excludes US (Fox) Russia may build eight nuclear reactors for Iran (Reuters) Russia signs 30-year gas deal with China (BBC) Putin Post-Mortem: “Unipolar Model […]
One Radio Network was joined by Editor and publisher of the Golden Jackass and the Hat Trick Letter, Jim Willie, who as is stated at the very beginning of the interview, accurately predicted in 2013, the recent Swiss bombshell of unpegging their Franc from the Euro which recent sent the global economic community into shock.
Willie informs us that the “death of the US Dollar process has started”, that Germany […]
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
I’m sorry, but I’m sick of people trying to lie to you and assure you that your vote for ANYONE in the presidential bread and circuses dog and pony show coming up in 2016 is going to matter in the slightest itty bitty teensy weensy little bit. Both sides of the carpet are […]
Calls to disconnect Russian banks from the global SWIFT interbank system came amid the deterioration of relations between Russia and the West, and the introduction of sanctions in response to Moscow’s alleged role in the Ukraine conflict. Russia’s response to a possible cut-off from the SWIFT international banking payment system will be “unrestricted,” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed.
By Michael Snyder
A lot of ultra-rich people are quietly preparing to “bug out” when the time comes. They are buying survival properties, they are buying farms in far away countries and they are buying deep underground bunkers. In fact, a prominent insider at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland says that “very powerful people are telling us they’re scared” and he shocked his audience when he revealed […]
by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity,
Over the last 100 years the Fed has had many mandates and policy changes in its pursuit of becoming the chief central economic planner for the United States. Not only has it pursued this utopian dream of planning the US economy and financing every boondoggle conceivable in the welfare/warfare state, it has become the manipulator of the premier […]
Shop 'til you drop! #Spain retail sales see largest rise in 11 years in December, +6.5% pic.twitter.com/O9hrrfhgkF
— Global Markets Forum (@ReutersGMF) January 29, 2015
‘National moral disgrace’: Over 1 in 5 US children on food stamps & living in poverty http://t.co/SGtuXhmUnt pic.twitter.com/eN8QEApojz
— RT America (@RT_America) January 29, 2015
Over 20 percent of US children ? an estimated 16 million youths ? are on food stamps, according to the latest government figures. That number has almost doubled since the Great Recession began in 2007. Nearly a quarter are living below the poverty line.
It may be necessary to sacrifice Greece to save Spain – why the eurozone is unlikely to blink first. My latest. http://t.co/LXeugIkjlq
— Simon Nixon (@Simon_Nixon) January 29, 2015
The best idea in a long time: Covering parking lots with solar panels http://t.co/gAlrmHnLXz pic.twitter.com/C3ifJjRhZo
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 29, 2015
It’s just what it sounds like — covering up a parking lot with solar panels, which are elevated above the ground so that cars park in the shade beneath a canopy of photovoltaics. Depending of course on the size of the array, you can generate a lot […]
In 2014, @Lagarde threatened US if Congress did not increase #China votes in #IMF by Dec 31. Now says, “just kidding.”http://t.co/OzPG8uCyS8
— Jim Rickards (@JamesGRickards) January 29, 2015
IMF Executive Board Reports to the Board of Governors on the 2010 Reforms and the Fifteenth General Review of Quotas
Press Release No. 15/20 January 28, 2015
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adopted on January […]
The US government has no place telling American citizens what to watch, and should not be comparing a news organization to terrorist groups, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura told RT. While offering his thoughts on the head of the Broadcasting Board of Governor’s recent equation of RT with ISIS and Boko Haram, the sometimes controversial figure also explained his theory on how the monetization of iconic CBS program “60 […]
BY JOHN WARD
IS THE STORY CREDIBLE, & WHO LEAKED IT?
Person or persons unknown leaked the ‘news’ 48 hours ago that Antonis Samaras had aready extracted huge concessions from the country’s lenders in a secret deal completed last November. The Slog tries to unravel truth from fiction.
The Italian daily La Repubblica was first with the story, which has since been picked up by Open Europe and ForexLive. Although […]
(Bloomberg) — The Air Force will let Boeing Co. build the replacement for Air Force One without competition but allow bidding on specialized equipment for the new presidential aircraft, the service informed Congress.
Air Force Secretary Deborah James on Wednesday signed a document that justifies keeping Boeing as the sole source contractor to provide three modified 747-8 passenger planes, according to an e-mail notifying congressional committees.
The service determined that […]
An Ormond Beach wife who found her husband in bed with another woman at her home beat the man with her shoe, Volusia County sheriff’s deputies said.
Christine Black, 46, a teacher in Orange County, was arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, according to an arrest report.