Category: Manipulation

“No Way to Avoid Economic Collapse” According to Recent Government Study

“No Way to Avoid Economic Collapse” According to Recent Government Study

Do you think that Western civilization is on the brink of collapse? Not many hands would raised in response to that question. The reality is that the West is very close to a Roman Empire-style collapse. Of course, the Romans never saw...

Thoughts On Rate Hikes, Money Printing and Jim Rickards

Thoughts On Rate Hikes, Money Printing and Jim Rickards

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary act.  – George Orwell A subscriber to my Mining Stock Journal sent me this correspondence a few days ago while the precious metals were being pushed lower by the bullion banks:...

The “End of the World” History Chart

The “End of the World” History Chart

By Rambus Tonight I would like to show you a long term 40 year monthly chart for the $COMPQ which I call the history chart. Some of you were not even born when some of these significance events happened. At...

Labor Day Summary: Wage Earners Have Taken a Beating

Labor Day Summary: Wage Earners Have Taken a Beating

Gordon T. Long and I discuss the decline of wages and employment and how this dooms the status quo. Let’s honor Labor Day by reviewing what’s happened to wage-earners in the eight years since central banks “saved the financial system”...

Fourth Turning and Cinderella Man

  In Part One of this article I made a fact based case that most Americans are experiencing an economic depression on par with the Great Depression of the 1930’s. In Part Two I will compare and contrast two very different men...

“Zombie Apocalypse”: The Hanjin Bailout that Didn’t Happen

“Zombie Apocalypse”: The Hanjin Bailout that Didn’t Happen

“Shatters the complacency” that TBTF carriers “are immune to failure” South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Co., the world’s seventh largest container carrier and a unit of Hanjin Group, Korea’s 10th-largest conglomerate that also controls Korean Air Lines, has been in financial...

From An Industrial Economy To A Paper Economy – The Stunning Decline Of Manufacturing In America

From An Industrial Economy To A Paper Economy – The Stunning Decline Of Manufacturing In America

Why does it seem like almost everything is made in China these days?  Yesterday I was looking at some pencils that we had laying around the house and I noticed that they had been manufactured in China.  I remarked to...

A Pleasant Lull Before The Next Election BS Eruption

A Pleasant Lull Before The Next Election BS Eruption

A pleasant lull lies over the land where today fewer people labor honestly — and some labor gruelingly for too little — while a matrix of rackets sustains the illusion that our living arrangements have a future. Is Quarterback Colin...

Russia will abandon the US Dollar – Putin, 2011 (Video)

Russia will abandon the US Dollar – Putin, 2011 (Video)

In 2011, Putin alluded to creating a parallel financial system, based on the Ruble, that will rival that of the dollar. This may mean that the US will no longer be able to live in debt, creating perpetual wars, given...

“No Limit to Monetary Easing” Says Bank of Japan

“No Limit to Monetary Easing” Says Bank of Japan

TDC Note – As we reported earlier today, Japan will continue following the same policies that have been in place for well over two decades. The same policies that have completely destroyed their economy and stolen billions, if not trillions,...

G20 Meeting in China + Jim Rickards & Warren Coats Comments

G20 Meeting in China + Jim Rickards & Warren Coats Comments

We mentioned that we planned to keep an eye on how the US, China, and Russia interacted at this G20 meeting. The reason for this is because China has been very aggressive in promoting that they want to see an...

The Fed’s Plan to Screw Savers

The Fed’s Plan to Screw Savers

This is how Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer answered a question about negative interest rates on Bloomberg TV this week… [emphasis mine.] “We’ve learned that the central banks which are implementing them — there were four or five of...

Negative Interest Rates and the War on Cash

Negative Interest Rates and the War on Cash

It’s been a while, but Nicole Foss is back at the Automatic Earth -which makes me very happy-, and for good measure, she starts out with a very long article. So long in fact that we have decided to turn...

Economic Recovery is an Illusion

Economic Recovery is an Illusion

US workers have little to celebrate this Labor Day weekend or any other one. America is being systematically thirdworldized – represented by weak unions complicit with management or none at all, unable to bargain effectively for higher wages. Economic recovery...