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EX NSA Director & Others Tell Germany: US Government Intelligence on Russian Invasion is 100% Bullsh*t….Jim Willie: US Plans to Blame Russia for Coming Dollar Collapse!

American Intelligence Officers Who Battled the Soviet Union for Decades Warn Germany Not to Fall for Anti-Russian Propaganda

Senior U.S. Intelligence Officers: Beware Flimsy “Intelligence”

MEMORANDUM FOR: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS)

SUBJECT: Ukraine and NATO

We the undersigned are long-time veterans of U.S. intelligence. We take the unusual step of writing this open letter to you to ensure that you have an opportunity to [...]

The Sky Is Falling on Chinese Corporations! China’s $25 Trillion Debt Bubble Fracturing: Bad Loans Mount At Big Four Banks

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter

The four largest banks in China, the banks that have to officially show big profits and profit growth no matter what because they’re an integral part not only of the government but also of China’s miraculous debt-driven expansion, are showing officially tolerated signs of increasing stress. For perspective, in 2009, following the Lehman moment, as other banks were collapsing and were bailed out, the profits of these [...]

NATO Creates Rapid Response Force for ‘Great War’ with Russia!

As Ukrainian leaders warned on Monday of “a great war” with Russia, NATO leaders meeting in Wales this week were expected to endorse their most concrete response yet to increased Russian military intervention in Ukraine: establishing a rapid-reaction force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe, officials of the alliance said.

The new force of some 4,000 troops, capable of moving on 48 hours’ notice, will be supported with logistics and [...]

3 Important Gold Charts – Transparent Holdings Fall As Bullion Goes East To Russia and China

by GoldCore

3 Important Gold Charts – Transparent Holdings Fall As Bullion Goes East To Russia and China

Chart 1: Changes in Holdings (millions of oz) vs Gold Price

Nick Laird of www.ShareLynx.com has compiled some great new charts on the transparency of public gold holdings over time. The charts were emailed to us Monday night. Sharelynx.com is one of the internet’s most comprehensive sources for market related charts and is well worth the subscription. [...]

SR 319 – Why the U S Economy Will Crash Again?

Top market guy Tad Revell explains why we are headed for a crash. To hear his full interview on Bloomberg radio, go to:
http://media.bloomberg.com/bb/avfile/…;

In 1988, we ranked America as the best place to be born. Not any more

In 1988, we ranked America as the best place to be born. Not any more http://t.co/70fewFaqLY pic.twitter.com/NGywBt9FbK

— The Economist (@TheEconomist) September 2, 2014

WORLD CHAOS: U.S. Forces Carry Out Operation Against al-Shabaab in Somalia… NATO to Create Force Covering Eastern Europe…

Pakistan gripped with fear as protests mount…

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was clinging to power Monday as protesters stepped up their assault on government buildings while the capital was gripped with fear and confusion about whether the country’s powerful military will step in to defuse the tension.

As the demonstrations calling for the prime minister’s resignation enter their third week, Sharif is trying to navigate Pakistan’s worst political crisis [...]

How the Fed is Causing a CRASH in the REAL Economy!

For Every Education Level, Real Wages Have Gone Down So Far This Year
If Consumers Are So Confident, Then Why Aren’t They Spending?
Labor force participation—the percentage of the working-age population that has a job or is looking for one—hovers at a 36-year low.
The Fed will continue to be the biggest holder of U.S. debt purchased solely from money printing.
EU prepared to threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine.

Sources:
http://www.alhambrapartners.com/wp-co…;
http://www.businessweek.com/printer/a…;
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08…;
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/…;
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/0…;
http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/defaul…;

JIM WILLIE — Critical Geopolitical & Monetary Update: NATO is Falling Apart & Germany is Breaking Away From the U.S.

Dr. Jim Willie PhD in Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, use to work for Staples corporation in the 90′s.Some you have heard, much you haven’t.France, and Germany making moves against the U.S. Dollar, and the war in the Ukraine. All hell fixing to break loose. 

This is exactly why they have to get this major event started. They are running out of time. Come on isis press the red button already. The whole [...]

Jim Rickards: The 25-Year Great Depression

Steve Meyers, The Money Morning , Released on 8/27/14

“When I use the phrase 25 year depression, it sounds extreme but it’s not. We had a 30 year depression in the United States from about 1870 to 1900…The Great Depression lasted from about 1929 to 1940. The U.S. is in a depression today.”

“The Fed doesn’t know what they’re doing – don’t ever think that they know what [...]

Germany delivers 16,000 assault rifles, 10,000 grenades to Kurds in Iraq

10,000 hand grenades, 16,000 rifles, 240 rocket-propelled grenades: Germany sends military equipment for 4000 Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq. This was decided by the Federal Government on Sunday evening.

Berlin – The fight against the jihadists of the ” Islamic State “(IS) will theKurds in northern Iraq, among other anti-tank missiles “Milan” and bazookas from Germany. The’ve Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said. It previously with a ministerial meeting headed by Chancellor had Merkel in Berlin agreed.

Germany sends [...]

Putin to Barroso: “If I want, I’ll take Kiev in two weeks”

Ukraine, Putin’s blackmail on the European summit: ‘If I want to take Kiev in two weeks “

He says that when he asked about the military boundless in Ukraine, the Russian leader went to the threats: “The problem is this – it’s the answer told by Tsar Barroso – but what if I want to take Kiev in two weeks.” As if to say, do not provoke me [...]

INTERPOL ARRESTS PARENTS FOR DISOBEYING DOCTORS

LONDON (AP) — The grandmother of a British boy with a severe brain tumor has accused UK authorities of cruelty for seeking an arrest warrant and pursuing the family abroad after his parents removed him from a British hospital against medical advice.

Patricia King told the BBC on Monday it was an “absolute disgrace” that her son and daughter-in-law were accused of child neglect after [...]

History Repeats As Another US President Ignores Multiple and Credible Terrorist Attack Warnings

by Dave Hodges

According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), ISIS, nor any other foreign terrorist group poses no specific threat to the United States in the immediate future. The FBI, in a report released on August 13, 2014, echoed the same sentiment despite the fact that last year’s Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting were both carried out by radical Muslim extremists.

The British Are Telling a Different Story

Central Banks Buying Shares of Stock Market!

Central Banks Trade S&P500 Futures
central banks around the world trade (and by “trade” we mean buy) S&P 500 futures such as the E-mini, in both futures and option form, as well as full size, and micro versions, in addition to the well-known central bank trading in Interest Rates, TSY and FX products.
Central Bank Incentive Program CME/CBOT/NYMEX/COMEX
The US has the highest effective corporate income tax rate
Stocks are at record highs because [...]

Further Russia Sanctions Seen `Almost Inevitable’

Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) — Otilia Dhand, analyst and vice president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the outlook for further sanctions against Russia and the prospect of NATO involvement in the Ukraine conflict. She speaks with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Palladium Breaks Multi-Year High Over $900; Russian SWIFT Payment Ban Proposed By UK

by GoldCore

Palladium Breaks Multi-Year High Over $900; Russian SWIFT Payment Ban Proposed By UK

The palladium price made a new 13 year high today and reached $909/oz, its highest since February 2001. Markets fear that the global supply of palladium could be impacted by the threat of further sanctions against Russia.

Palladium in U.S. Dollars – 20 Years (Thomson Reuters)
The Russian mining industry has not been the target of sanctions so far, [...]

John Williams – Economy in Severe Trouble, No Bank Bail-ins-Inflation Instead

John Williams of Shadowstats.com is forecasting a possible dollar sell-off by the end of 2014. Williams predicts this will trigger the beginning of hyperinflation. Are we on track for this prediction? Williams contends, “Everything the Fed has been doing to pump this extraordinary amount of liquidity into the system, since the panic of 2008, has been aimed at propping up the banks. . . . The banks are still in [...]

Scientists Warn The United States To Prepare For Even More Riots, Brace Yourself (Video)

By using plain and simple math, along with data charts, scientists at the New England Complex Systems Institute have come to a clear-cut conclusion that when food prices rise, as much as they are in the US, then people start rioting.

 

Did you know right now in the US, 49 million Americans are already dealing with food insecurity. One in seven Americans rely on food banks.

 

One quarter of the American military [...]

California Drought: What Loosing ’63 Trillion Gallons of Water’ Looks Like!

A new study says that California’s drought is so severe it’s causing the ground to rise. Angela Fritz of The Washington Post reported scientists estimate 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost in the past 18 months.

What happens when 63 trillion gallons of water disappear? “As it turns out, 63 trillion gallons of water is pretty heavy,” Fritz wrote. ” … That incredible water deficit weighs nearly 240 billion [...]

Southern California Hospitals Prep for Ebola. CDC Issues Guidance for all US EMS Personnel. Over 100,000 Cases Expected in Next Few Months

Hospitals throughout Southern California are preparing for potential Ebola cases, even as they seek to reassure patients and health care workers that the risk is very low.Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued infection control recommendations for hospitals to implement in case the Ebola virus were to reach American soil. Two American missionaries who became infected in West Africa were successfully treated and released in Atlanta [...]

Jeff Nielson: The US Economy is a House of Cards

Jeff Nielson of www.BullionbullsCanada.com joins me to discuss the state of the US and Global Economy

Sudan bans reporting on Ebola… US experts: rapid mutation could “render treatment and vaccines ineffective”:

August 2014 – AFRICA – The Sudanese authorities have prohibited local media from covering any news related to the Ebola virus. Press sources who asked not to be mentioned for security reasons confirmed to APA on Saturday that the security authorities have circulated warning to all media outlets not to publish any news or articles related to the transmission of the Ebola virus in Sudan. The prohibition came after local media reported on [...]

China Clears Local Bond Sales to Cut Debt, Developers’ Debt Risk Builds Up, PMI Data Pointing to Slowdown

China Clears Local Bond Sales to Cut Debt

Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s John Dawson reports on China allowing local governments to raise money through bond sales designed to cut high-risk debt levels. He speaks to Rishaad Salamat on “On The Move.” (Source: Bloomberg)

China Developers’ Debt Risk Builds Up

China’s PMI Data Pointing to Slowdown

China’s Imbalances Seen More Vital Than Data

Jim Willie: US Plans to Blame Russia for Coming Dollar Collapse!

Jim Willie joined TFMetalsReport this weekend for a special holiday podcast.   In this excellent report from the Hat Trick Letter editor, Willie discusses:

This week’s announcement by Gazprom that they will begin accepting payment in rubles and yuan
The escalation of US and EU sanctions against Russia and how they are failing/backfiring
Willie explains the US’ motives for provoking Russia via Ukraine: To entice Russia to prematurely move to place the [...]

A New World Order Forming WITHOUT Russia!

Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order
A world order of states affirming individual dignity and participatory governance, and cooperating internationally in accordance with agreed-upon rules,
“Part of people’s concern is just the sense that around the world the old order isn’t holding and we’re not quite yet to where we need to be in terms of a new order that’s based on a different set of principles, that’s [...]

MH370 & ISIS 9/11/14 FALSE FLAGS Alert

False Flag Alert of September 11, 2014:

As the US Government and it’s criminal Representatives in Congress and the mockingbird media set up ISIS as the new “all-powerful” Boogeyman to be feared, Lt. General McInerney says, “We May Not Have Seen the Last of Flight 370″ and that we should go to DEFCON 1. Astoundingly, he claims we might see MH370 re-emerge on 9/11/2014! Meanwhile, Mike Honda, [...]

BREAKING. HEAVY FIRE ON ISRAEL’S NORTHERN BORDER!

Russian Foreign Minister: Those Images of Tanks in Ukraine Are From a Video Game

THE SATURDAY ESSAY: How those who believe can justify anything from paedophilia in Rotherham to a war in Europe

BY JOHN WARD

 

The revelations in Rotherham allow me to plough a familiar furrow, albeit in a different context. But the lesson remains as clear as ever: beware of those who believe.

To those who’ve been on the ground in places like Stafford, Plymouth, Wrexham, Chester and Manchester, the Rotherham scandal reveals nothing new at all. It is of course a change to see the MSM admitting that yet [...]

Home-Flipping Collapses in San Francisco, Losses Spread

Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter

Home flippers are hardy folks who dive head-first into housing markets to buy homes at a discount from estimated market value, rehab them if they have to, trim the trees and cut the weeds out front, and flip the unit in less than a year, hopefully at a premium over estimated market value. If all works out, they’re rewarded with fat returns on investment.

UK Terror Threat Level Changed To Severe In Preparation For The False Flag Event

The US Government is pushing the economic recovery very hard at this point. Chicago PMI bounced back, GDP, consumer confidence, stock market all up. The only problem is that the people are not spending, housing is down, people can’t find jobs. So the manipulated stats are losing credibility. FBI issued a report that the number one threat is domestic terrorists. Japan increases defense budget to purchase more military assets. UN [...]

ISIS The Start of World War III?

The group emerged in the ashes of the U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein as al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI)
The self-proclaimed caliphate stretches from the newly conquered towns along the Syrian-Turkish border, through its de-facto capital of Raqqa, in northern Syria, across the obliterated Iraqi border into Mosul, Tikrit, and Falluja, down to the farming towns south of Baghdad—roughly a third of the territory of both [Iraq and Syria].
Netanyahu Warns U.S. [...]

Ebola Accelerates – Mutating Rapidly! FDA Seeks to Dispel Outbreak Fears while Admitting there are no Treatment Drugs or Vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration has posted a Web page with quick facts about the Ebola virus and the outbreak in West Africa in order to fight misconceptions about the disease permeating the general public.“Currently, there are no FDA-approved vaccines or drugs to prevent or treat Ebola,” the FDA says on its page. “Ebola does not pose a significant risk to the U.S. public.”Read more:

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/215766-fda-seeks-to-dispel-ebola-outbreak-fears#ixzz3BmcJMwWY

Funeral Ignites Ebola Spread as New [...]

The single biggest trend defining the 21st century has men on edge

By PAUL B. FARRELL

“Men are losing their grip,” wrote Jennifer Homans in her New York Times review of “The End of Men and Rise of Women,” Hanna Rosin’s bestseller. “Patriarchy is crumbling. We are reaching ‘the end of 200,000 years of human history and the beginning of a new era’ in which women, and womanly skills and traits, are on the rise.” Warning guys, this is the last gasp of [...]

The Nanny State Is Chemically Castrating Our Children’s Brains

by Dave Hodges

Government should not be in the business of mandating personal choices and government should never be allowed to legislate choices which should be reserved for parents with regard to their children’s health and welfare. The parents are sovereign over the welfare of their children, not the nanny state.

In the name of increasing the corporate bottom line, the government watchdog industries of the DEA and FDA, as well as the office [...]

UKRAINE: Russia invading… PRESIDENT: Russian troops brought in… Assaults intensify… Russia and Ukraine are now at war?

UKRAINE: Russia invading…

KIEV, Ukraine — Fighting between the Ukrainian military and what Ukrainian and Western officials say are Russian troops worsened early Thursday, prompting fears in Ukraine that a Russian invasion of their territory has begun.

Ukrainian officials say Ukrainian troops are continuing to battle combined Russian and separatist forces on a new southern front around the border town of Novoazovsk, east of Crimea on the Sea of Azov. A military spokesman [...]

18 Signs That The Obama Administration Is Openly Hostile To The Military

By Michael Snyder

Has there ever been an administration that has had more disdain for the U.S. military than the Obama administration?  The way that this administration treats our veterans and the way that this administration is gutting our armed forces is absolutely shameful.  As you will read about below, Obama and his minions have been purging the military of officers that do not agree with their agenda, they [...]

Dark Winter – How the Sun is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell

What we’re really looking at is a repeat of the Dalton Minimum, a solar sunspot minimum that occurred between 1793 and 1830,” says John L. Casey’s new book, Dark Winter: How the Sun is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell.In Dark Winter, author John L. Casey, a former White House national space policy advisor, NASA headquarters consultant, and space shuttle engineer tells the truth about ominous changes taking place in the climate and [...]

VIDEO: Robert Gibbs: Obama’s ISIS Strategy Admission Was A “Wince-able” Moment

Absolute must-read from Ron Fournier: The Summer of Obama’s Disconnect

Absolute must-read from @ron_fournier: The Summer of Obama's Disconnect http://t.co/etwh3JDR4W pic.twitter.com/h3vHA6VBw0

— Elliott Schwartz (@elliosch) September 2, 2014

Obama’s popularity dives to record low in California

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/09/02/6670659/field-poll-obamas-popularity-dives.html

World’s oldest person: 127yr old Mexican swears by chocolate, sleeping & the single life, has a total of 73 great-grandchildren and 55 great-great-grandchildren.

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras, reportedly the oldest person in the world, turned 127 on Sunday, at her Zapopan home in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Lumbreras says that she was born on August 31, 1887, but she apparently lost her birth certificate over 40 years ago while moving house. During her lifetime, the great-great-grandmother stated that she met Mexican guerrilla hero Pancho Villa. Her family stated that apart from having a [...]