Comparing today’s recession/depression to the 1980 recession

Comparing today's recession/depression to the 1980 recession

"Much like today, Americans were concerned not only with high unemployment but increasing budget deficits in the early 1980s. A September 1983 Gallup poll found that three-fourths of the public agreed that the federal government's budget deficit was a great threat (42%) or some

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Why savers are getting screwed

Why savers are getting screwed

"Without the intervention of economic policymakers, interest rates would be naturally higher. That would increase the cost of borrowing for businesses and consumers, but there would be some offsetting economic benefits. Savers are getting screwed by the current monetary policy

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Geithner admits USA bankrupt to US Senate

Geithner admits USA bankrupt to US Senate

"Never in our history has Congress failed to increase the debt limit when necessary. Failure to raise the limit would precipitate a default by the United States. Default would effectively impose a significant and long-lasting tax on all Americans and all American businesses

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Real reason for electricity blackouts hitting southern US

Real reason for electricity blackouts hitting southern US

“Large oil companies have for a decade artificially shorted the gasoline market to drive up prices,” said FTCR president Jamie Court. “Oil companies know they can make more money by making less gasoline.” The following article was written by Paul Joseph Watson. He is t

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World economies on verge of currency revaluations to deal with debt

World economies on verge of currency revaluations to deal with debt

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning." -- Henry Ford Basically what the world central banks are doing is increasing their money by devaluin

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Is Obama the next Mugabe of Zimbabwe?

Is Obama the next Mugabe of Zimbabwe?

"America, Britain, Japan, Germany, France, Sweden, Holland, Norway, Canada and Australia make up the Fishmongers Group and their meeting on Tuesday will deliberate on the state of the inclusive government, debt relief, public finance administration and the controversial economi

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US raiding foreign countries with dollars, not soldiers

US raiding foreign countries with dollars, not soldiers

""The United States is going to China and saying: we want you to commit economic suicide, just like Japan did. We want you to follow the same thing: we want you to revalue your currency, we want you to squeeze your companies, we want you to go bankrupt,” says Michael Hudson,

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FDIC wants your retirement cash to save banks: Bloomberg

FDIC wants your retirement cash to save banks: Bloomberg

“The FDIC is constantly looking at structures where we can get the greatest opportunity to tap into capital that we have not had the success reaching through previous disposition methods,” FDIC spokeswoman Michele Heller said in an e-mailed statement. “We welcome and work

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Canadian government admits recovery never happened

Canadian government admits recovery never happened

“Not only did their stimulus fail to create the jobs of tomorrow, it also failed to protect the jobs of today,” Scott Brison, the opposition Liberal Party’s spokesman for finance issues, said by telephone. "Most of us were shaking our heads in disbelief early last year w

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How Western society is brainwashed and crumbling

How Western society is brainwashed and crumbling

"The cultural embrace of illusion, and the celebrity culture that has risen up around it, have accompanied a growing system of casino capitalism, with its complicated and unregulated deals of turning debt into magical assets, to create fictional wealth for us, and vast wealth f

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Will we see double digit interest rates from the 1980s?

Will we see double digit interest rates from the 1980s?

"And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale." -- Thomas Jefferson Spending is

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Greenspan: credit crunch “by far the greatest financial crisis”

Greenspan: credit crunch by far the greatest financial crisis

Greenspan said that while the economy was in worse shape in the Great Depression, the recent financial crisis was potentially more harmful than that in the 1930s because “never had short-term credit literally withdrawn.” Greenspan just said that the current credit crunch

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news update

“The main theme this week are countries getting ready to dump massive amounts of US debt especially those areas affected by the Japanese disasters.” Xinhua: China should cap forex reserves at 1.3 trillion U.S. dollars: China banker China should reduce its excessive foreign exchange reserves and further diversify its holdings, Tang Shuangning, chairman of China [...]

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hu sugar daddy usa

China and other countries that now hold about 50 percent of all U.S. Treasury securities could start dumping them, further pushing up interest rates and swelling the national debt. It would be a vicious cycle of higher and higher interest rates and more and more debt. The United States has never defaulted on its debt [...]

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debt noose

“Foreign-exchange reserves have exceeded the reasonable levels that we actually need,” Zhou said. “The rapid increase in reserves may have led to excessive liquidity and has exerted significant sterilization pressure. If the government doesn’t strike the right balance with its policies, the build-up could cause big risks,” he said, without elaborating. Source: Bloomberg(1) In case [...]

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true finns timo soini

“We won’t allow Finnish cows to be milked by other hands,” European Affairs quoted Timo Soini, the leader of True Finns, himself a veteran member of both the European and Finnish parliaments — but who runs as an anti-establishment candidate. Tea Party-like politics may be arriving in Europe. That is how some European political analysts [...]

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the banker movie

“(CorbettReport) – April 17th, 2011 – The mainstream finally gets around to asking why no banksters have been jailed for the 2008 meltdown; the G20 moves on its aim of establishing a world financial order; and the puppets-in-chief admit it’s all about regime change in Libya.” In year 2008, the banks were on the verge [...]

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bank run indymac

“The International Forecaster, Bob Chapman, says that A New System For The Privileged Is Not A Remedy For The Economy.” The current financial crisis in the US and around the world was not a failure of capitalism, but an intentional looting of the world financial system by Illuminist crony fascism sheep-dipped in capitalism. The old [...]

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joker obama

An excellent article detailing the gradual destruction of the American economy and society. David Kaiser Infowars October 17, 2009 I am a student of history. Professionally, I have written 15 books on history that have been published in six languages, and I have studied history all my life. I have come to think there is [...]

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linen things bankrupt

Business bankruptcies in Canada fell in August to their lowest level since January 1987, while personal bankruptcies soared during the same period, according to the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. August saw just 466 businesses across Canada file for bankruptcy or go through credit rearrangement, a decline of 18.8 per cent and the lowest [...]

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edmonton homeless man

The poor economy is behind a 40% increase in one year in the number of people using the Edmonton Food Bank, say officials. “With the economy and the way things have been, that’s what’s going to happen,” said the food bank’s Debbie Theuss, who’s in charge of fund development. “There have been a lot of [...]

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thief running with moneybags

American households have lost $11 trillion in wealth since the peak in the bubble. Below are some highlights from an article by My Budget 360. NOTE the $11 TRILLION DECLINE IN MAIN STREET WEALTH vs. how the Banksters are doing! Budget 360 is the same source that identified the great divide between Wall Street and [...]

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robert zoellick

The president of the World Bank has warned that the world is “one shock away from a full-blown crisis”. Robert Zoellick cited rising food prices as the main threat to poor nations who risk “losing a generation” Please spread these articles by using the above “share” button, especially via Digg and other sharing services and [...]

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Timothy Geithner

In this video, Mr. Salbuchi gives an updated on the present status of 12 triggers that the Global Power Elite is using to drive the transition from Globalizatiion (which they are wrapping up), to the World Government they are ushering in. His e-Book “The Coming World Government: Tragedy & Hope?” 12 Triggers that the Global [...]

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burning_candle_on_both_ends

“Asset prices are falling because they were overpriced to begin with—overpriced for the better part of two decades, thanks to the Fed’s easy money policies. When the bubble in asset prices finally popped, not only did asset prices fall, they also dragged down the rest of the economy—this is more or less what we’ve been [...]

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icesave protest

“These were private banks and we didn’t pump money into them in order to keep them going; the state did not shoulder the responsibility of the failed private banks,” Iceland President Olafur Grimsson told Bloomberg Television. Iceland is free. And it will remain so, so long as her people wish to remain autonomous of the [...]

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news update

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japan meltdown

“First, Japan will have to stop buying US and Euro bonds. Next, they will have to repatriate funds back to Japan for reconstruction. Third, the Japanese will have less money to fund wars started by the US.” Bill Gross of PIMCO has stopped buying US bonds. If the Japanese have no money to buy these [...]

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nuclear workers needed

A U.S. recruiter is hiring nuclear power workers in the United States to help Japan gain control of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant, which has been spewing radiation. “About two weeks ago we told our managers to put together a wish list of anyone interested in going to Japan,” said Joe Melanson, a recruiter at [...]

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dollar landfill dumping

“Bill Gross, who runs the world’s biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co., said Treasuries “have little value” because of the growing U.S. debt burden. The comment echoes Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor who recommended avoiding long-term fixed-income bets in U.S. dollars because the currency’s purchasing power will drop.” The U.S. has unrecorded debt [...]

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libyan dinars

“This suggests we have a bit more than a ragtag bunch of rebels running around and that there are some pretty sophisticated influences. “I have never before heard of a central bank being created in just a matter of weeks out of a popular uprising,” Wenzel writes.” In case you haven’t heard, Obama has signed [...]

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