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Bill Holter’s Commentary

More than half of Americans “plan” to stockpile food? Plan? Who knows when the shoe drops, there is a huge difference between planning and implementing? Planning is great but you cannot eat a plan…

More Than Half Of All Americans “Plan To Stockpile Food And Other Essentials” For The Chaotic Months Ahead
October 12, 2020

There was a time when preppers were relentlessly mocked, but nobody is laughing now. Today, most Americans are thinking about stockpiling food, and this massive shift in our national mindset has been sparked by concern about what is going to happen in the months ahead. Many Americans believe that another wave of the coronavirus pandemic is coming, others believe that our ongoing economic depression will get even deeper, and yet others are convinced that the upcoming election could produce widespread violence. Of course there have always been people that have been deeply alarmed about future events, but we have never seen anything quite like this. In fact, a brand new survey has found that over half of all Americans are currently planning “to stockpile food and other essentials”…

Slightly more than half of Americans in a recent poll from Sports and Leisure Research Group say they already have or plan to stockpile food and other essentials. The chief reason: fears of a resurgent pandemic, which could lead to disruptions such as new restrictions on businesses. On Oct. 2, the number of COVID-19 cases in the USA was its highest in almost two months.


Bill Holter’s Commentary

“Hatred” for some, is now an 11 on a scale of 1-10…

A Metastasizing Hatred
October 13, 2020

Our society seems to sink further into hatred, division and coarseness every day. It’s as though bitterness and bile are metastasizing throughout our culture like a virulent cancer.

Here’s an example: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said in her opening statement at her Senate confirmation hearing that,

[C]ourts are not designed to solve every problem or right every wrong in our public life. The policy decisions and value judgments of government must be made by the political branches elected by and accountable to the People. The public should not expect courts to do so, and courts should not try.

This has enraged the left that a Supreme Court nominee should think it her responsibility to follow the Constitution and not to usurp the role of the legislature by making law.

One sweet individual responded to Coney’s statement with this, “this is probably the one and only time i want misogyny to do it’s thing and let this woman f***ing fail.”


Bill Holter’s Commentary

No worries, central banks have created at least this much, right?…but for how long can they continue to do this?

New Study Pegs COVID-19 Crisis Costs at $16 Trillion—So Far
October 14, 2020

Estimated costs of the coronavirus pandemic are in. The results are not pretty.

A new study co-authored by Harvard economist David M. Cutler and former World Bank chief economist Lawrence H. Summers places the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic north of $16 trillion.

“The estimated cumulative financial costs of the COVID-19 pandemic related to the lost output and health reduction are shown in the Table,” write Summers and Cutler. “The total cost is estimated at more than $16 trillion, or approximately 90% of the annual gross domestic product of the US.”


Bill Holter’s Commentary

So, Facebook and Twitter both censor real news which gives up true north for those who need help with their “bullshit meter”…If they censor it, your quest for truth is over because their censorship guarantees anything censored to be TRUE! I personally would not want to be long any corporate censor of fact or truth after the election if the left does not have a clean sweep?

Twitter Labels NYPost Hunter Biden Exposé As “Unsafe”, Won’t Allow Users To Share
October 14, 2020

Update (1455ET): If you thought Twitter’s censorship of the NYPost Hunter Biden exposé couldn’t get anymore Orwellian, well, you were wrong.

As if preventing users from sharing the link wasn’t enough, the platform has now deleted the NYP’s initial tweet.