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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unemployment rising

“The small amount of job gains during the past few months not only reflects the response to slow output growth, but also a lack of confidence going forward,” said Bart van Ark, chief economist at the Conference Board, a business research group based in New York. “The economy as a whole has been weakened by [...]

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free trade is communism

“Trade protectionism is obviously intensifying with some countries using self-innovation, government procurement and the yuan exchange rate to exert pressure on China.” — Mr Zhang Ping minister of the National Development. Yes, free trade is communism. Watch the video below Everyone is talking about the economy lately (and no surprise there). We are all being [...]

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housing bubble pop

“While a 25% decline is unprecedented in modern times, some economists are beginning to talk about it. “We now see potential for another 25% to 30% downside over the next two years,” says David A. Rosenberg, North American economist for Merrill Lynch (MER), who until recently had expected a much smaller slide. “ Sickening isn’t [...]

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obamabucks

“We’ve been here the whole night,” she said, as rain clouds threatened to soak those in line. “We just don’t want to lose our home.” — Kimberley Miller Property was for centuries a place to be home (even a second home for immediate & extended family), raise a family, work in, work the land, a [...]

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obama clunker

“.. J.D. Power predicted the retail selling rate — sales through dealerships, as opposed to the less lucrative fleet business — dropped to 8.9 million light vehicles from 9.2 million in July. “The economy is the big cause,” said J.D. Power forecasting director Jeff Schuster.” When I see so many vehicles on a dealership lot, [...]

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monetary collapse deflation

Thomas Hoenig said Friday that interest rates near zero were “a dangerous gamble” in a period of moderate growth. Meanwhile, the Hindenburg Omen creator pulled entirely out of the stock market. Do these people know something we don’t? Finally – a Federal Reserve board member with some integrity and courage to tell the truth. The [...]

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american dream is over

“Positive gross domestic product readings and other mildly hopeful signs are masking an ugly truth: The US economy is in a 1930s-style Depression, Gluskin Sheff economist David Rosenberg said Tuesday. Writing in his daily briefing to investors, Rosenberg said the Great Depression also had its high points, with a series of positive GDP reports and [...]

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ron paul revolution love

““We’re printing money, we’re spending money, we have not reformed Washington. They’re destined to destroy the dollar, which means not that the gold price is going up, but the value of gold will be maintained. The value of the dollar is destined to go down.”” Dr. Ron Paul speaks with Goldseek Radio about government tracking [...]

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401k nest egg cracked

‘”The current economy has forced some workers to borrow from their 401(k) accounts in order to pay for critical living expenses, ultimately jeopardizing their future retirement,” said James MacDonald, president of workplace investing for Fidelity Investments.’” It should be very very obvious that all future money will be in the hands of the globalist elites [...]

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dollar drop

“The dollar fell after more Americans than expected filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, signaling concern the recovery in the world’s biggest economy is slowing.” — SfGate The US is in denial. They are struggling with a faltering economy and looking for solutions while ignoring the source of the problem and that problem is [...]

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useless office worker

“People wonder why there are no jobs yet they continue to pile into service industries with the false promise by politicians of job stability. The problem here is that services do not produce wealth.” Based on all available evidence, it seems the Western/American public wants to be misled. They have chosen ignorance over knowledge and [...]

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inflation vs deflation

For people who so-called predicted this downturn (probably predicted it 1 year ago), they certainly are missing the real threat. No it’s no inflation, it’s deflation. Ever wonder why the US dollar is increasing in value while everything else crashes in price? (housing, oil, and all other commodities?). It’s called deflation, and something much worse [...]

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america 2018 shoe shine boy youth jobs

“The world risks a crisis legacy of a “lost generation” of young people who dropped out of the job market, the organization added in its report. “The effects of the economic and financial crisis threaten to exacerbate the pre-existing decent work deficits among youth,” Somavia said.” — International Labor Organization Global youth unemployment has hit [...]

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uncle sam credit card gullotine

“This is what happens when you run a massive Ponzi scheme for six decades straight, taking ever larger resources from the young and giving them to the old while promising the young their eventual turn at passing the generational buck. ” — Laurence Kotlikoff “Let’s get real. The U.S. is bankrupt. Neither spending more nor [...]

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