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Bill Holter’s Commentary

You mean sort of like “tungsten”?

The Latest Bitcoin Bug Was So Bad, Developers Kept Its Full Details A Secret
September 21, 2018

This week’s major bitcoin bug was even worse than developers initially let on.

The bug originally rocked the bitcoin world when it was reported the vulnerability could be used to shut down a chunk of the network.

While this sounded bad enough for many, it turns out developers for Bitcoin Core kept a second, bigger part of the bug a secret. As disclosed through an official Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) report, an attacker could have actually used it to create new bitcoin – above the 21 million hard-cap of coin creation – thereby inflating the supply and devaluing current bitcoins.

Such a perversion of the rules would, at worst, according to many, make users not trust the cryptocurrency anymore.

Because of the disastrous implications of the bug, developers decided to keep it a secret, buying themselves time to fix the exploit and urge miners and users to upgrade their software.

The CVE report written by Bitcoin Core developers explains:

“In order to encourage rapid upgrades, the decision was made to immediately patch and disclose the less serious denial of service vulnerability, concurrently with reaching out to miners, businesses and other affected systems, while delaying publication of the full issue to give time for systems to upgrade.”

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

The forthcoming unavoidable Syrian Proxy War will also include China, Russia and Syria vs. the US, a make believe consortium…plus Saudi Arabia. It will be interesting to see what NATO’s contribution will be or NOT.

This will not be nuclear, but conventional. It will push high tech to the edge of the envelope. It will be clear to the world which country has command of the technical war machine.

Xi Jinping Gave Vladimir Putin A Giant Gold “Best Friend” Necklace
June 8, 2018

Hours before Donald Trump stunned the G7 with a friendly overture to Russia, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping sealed their status as BFFs. The Chinese president even gave his Russian counterpart a large gold necklace—technically a “friendship medal”—as a symbol of their growing bond.

“President Putin is the leader of a great country who is influential around the world,” Xi said. “He is my best, most intimate friend.” The two have met more than 20 times.

Putin received China’s first-ever friendship medal for his “outstanding contributions” to China’s modernization drive and helping to maintain world peace, AFP reported.

He also reminisced to a Chinese broadcaster early this week about celebrating his birthday with Xi in 2013: “I won’t hide it, we had a shot of vodka and sliced some sausage. We finished the day’s work and he celebrated my birthday with me … I’ve never established such relations or made such arrangements with any other foreign colleague, but I did it with President Xi.”

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

Would you like to see what a coup could looks like?

BREAKING NEWS: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Disputes Report That He Discussed Using 25th Amendment To Remove Trump – And Even Explored Covertly Recording Him To Gather Evidence
September 21, 2018

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (right) reportedly talked with FBI officials including then-acting director Andrew McCabe about wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump, in order to build a case for removing him from office

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Rosenstein is dismissing a New York Times report about his alleged plotting, and says he has no basis to think Trump should be the recipient of a 25th Amendment coup

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

Interesting quote from Q member.

“As I’ve been saying for two years, there’s been a brazen plot to illegally exonerate Hillary Clinton in the email case and then if she had lost, to frame Donald Trump. And that is exactly what these texts are about. Whether or not Mr. Strzok and Lisa Page and others are indicted is certainly a question people can debate, but let me just say I know there is a grand jury underway, testimony is being taken about Strzok, Page, McCabe and others involved in this case and the reason we know it is that James Baker, the former general counsel of the FBI, has turned State’s evidence is fully cooperating with the Inspector General and with the Federal Grand Jury. I can assure you, Mr. Comey has been very silent in recent weeks and the reason is very simple: he knows he’s going to be indicted.”

Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

Might as well give it over to Bill Holter who probably would do a better job.

Largest U.S. Public Pension Fund Looks to Hand Over Control to Chinese Official
September 19, 2018

The largest U.S. public pension fund has offered an official with China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange its top investment job, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing “people familiar with the matter.”

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, better known as CALPERS, has offered the job of chief investment officer to Ben Meng, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Meng is an official of China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange, its foreign exchange regulator.

The State Administration of Foreign Exchange is the agency that oversees China’s foreign currency reserves and was central to its currency manipulation schemes, according to people familiar with the matter.

CALPERS has enormous sway over investment in the U.S., managing $360 billion in assets to fund the state’s retirement obligations to police officers, firefighters, and other public employees. In 2016, Fortune described CALPERS as “one of its most influential institutional investors” in the US.

Meng hadn’t signed an offer letter as of Wednesday morning, according to the Wall Street Journal

From the Wall Street Journal:

Calpers’s next investment chief would join a fund that is debating the direction of its roughly $27 billion private-equity program. Calpers, as part of a review of that portfolio, is exploring plans to farm out billions to pools that will take stakes in private companies.

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

A simple headline.

Bill Clinton Accuser Wants FBI To Probe Violent Rape Claim After Hillary Bobbles Kavanaugh Question
September 19, 2018

Hours after Hillary Clinton sidestepped a question involving her husband’s rape allegations, one of Bill Clinton’s accusers, Juanita Broaddrick, demanded an FBI investigation into her claim that the former President committed a “forcible, brutal rape” in a Little Rock, Arkansas hotel room on April 25, 1978 in which she says Clinton nearly bit her lip off.

Broaddrick described the incident in a 2016 interview:

And he grabbed me again, very forcefully. And started biting on my top lip. And this was extremely painful. I thought he was going to bite my lip off. And that’s when he pushed me back onto the bed.

I was completely dressed. I had a skirt and a blouse. He tore the waist of my skirt. And then he ripped my pantyhose. And he raped me. It was very vicious. I was just pinned down… I did not know what to do. I was so frightened. -Juanita Broaddrick, 2016

The former nursing home administrator also claimed in January 2016 that Hillary Clinton “tried to silence” her:

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

Nothing?…And pensions all over the world are under and even “un” funded? What could possibly go wrong? Do you recall Jim imploring you to become your own central bank? Was this partially why? THINK people! You must protect yourselves, no one else will do that for you…

“Retirement Crisis”: The Typical Working American Has Nothing Saved For Retirement
September 19, 2018

A startling new report issued by the non-profit National Institute on Retirement Security found that despite the “recovery” of the last decade leading to all time highs in the stock market, the savings levels of Americans who seek to retire are “deeply inadequate”. In fact, the median retirement account balance among working individuals was found to be $0.

The report notes that retirement savings have been, and will likely be, correlated closely with income and wealth. The study found that individuals with retirement accounts generally have more than three times the income than those without accounts.

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The report found that more than 100 million Americans that are of working age don’t have any retirement account assets in an employer sponsored 401(k) type plan, individual account, or pension, at all.

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To make matters worse, 4 out of 5 working Americans were also found to have less than one year’s income in their retirement accounts. Even those that are trying to save for retirement are failing to do so effectively, according to the study. It’s stated that 77% of Americans come up short of even the most conservative retirement savings targets for their age, based on estimates that have them working until age 67.

The analysis also found that “a large majority of working Americans” can’t meet a substantially reduced savings target.

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

If this is true, sounds like they had lots of fun?

Why Christine Blasey Ford’s High School Yearbooks Were Scrubbed: Faculty Approved Racism, Binge Drinking And Promiscuity
September 19, 2018

On Monday Sept. 17th, Christine Blasey Ford’s high school yearbooks suddenly disappeared from the web. I read them days before, knew they would be scrubbed, and saved them. Why did I know they would be scrubbed? Because if roles were reversed, and Christine Blasey Ford had been nominated for the Supreme Court by President Trump, the headline by the resistance would be this:

Christine Blasey ford and the drunken white privileged racist playgirls of Holton-Arms.

And it would be an accurate headline. That’s why the yearbooks have been scrubbed. They are a testament to the incredible power these girls had over their teachers, parents and the boys of Georgetown Prep, Landon and other schools in the area. In the pages below, you will see multiple photos and references to binge drinking and the accompanying joy of not being able to remember any of it.

These yearbooks are, therefore, relevant to the national investigation now being conducted in the media, in homes, and in the halls of Congress. And they should not have been scrubbed. If Brett Kavanaugh’s yearbooks are fair game, so are these.

And you will wonder while reading them, why the hell did the faculty approve of these yearbooks? Why did the parents take out paid ads in these yearbooks? Animal House had nothing on the infamous “Holton party scene”.

The resistance media has been singularly focused on Brett Kavanaugh’s high school yearbooks, which imply that he got drunk and threw up. There’s no need to imply anything from the Holton-Arms yearbooks. It’s all there in focus, and the written word too. All of the sordid details as approved for publication by a “look the other way” faculty. And now it’s available for historical/evidentiary review.

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

For those that still hold the shallow belief that this cannot happen here, just listen to the gospel of Bernie plus Ovtavio-Cortez, then dial back to the exact words that pushed Venezuela into the garbage can of political and economic ruin, possibly resulting in FUBAR.

Hyperinflation Has Destroyed Venezuela
August 14, 2018

Has coffee become an unattainable luxury? It is if you live in Venezuela’s capital of Caracas. In July, the price of a cup of coffee was 2 million bolivars. In a country where the minimum wage has been raised to 3 million bolivars, coffee has become as unaffordable as food, housing, clothing, and medicine.

Venezuela is in crisis mode. Ninety percent of citizens live in poverty conditions. Most of them have lost up to 25 pounds due to lack of food. Call it the Maduro Quick Weight-Loss Plan. President Maduro, who has blamed everything but his own socialist policies for the economic disaster, points out that he has raised the minimum wage to 3 million bolivars. For Venezuelans, this is utterly meaningless when prices are doubling every 18 days. Economists predict that hyperinflation will hit an unprecedented 1,000,000 percent by the end of the year. The Bolivar can be officially considered without value.

It is easy to forget that just a few decades ago, Venezuela was one of the richest countries in South America. It had the world’s largest oil reserves and plenty of gold. Along came President Chavez and his populist policies and schemes to retribute the wealth. Following years of overspending and inflation, his successor, President Maduro, has continued those policies, except there is no more wealth left to distribute. In a recent election many consider rife with fraud, Maduro’s win has ensured six more years of hellish disaster for Venezuela. He has announced that he intends to fight hyperinflation by removing five zeroes from the bolivar. His announcement did not include an explanation of how devaluating the valueless Bolivar, even more, will help the country.

Venezuela has gone beyond an economic disaster and is now in a humanitarian crisis. Without food or medicine, the country won’t be able to survive. At this time, it is being propped up by Russian and Chinese aid.

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

This is the lowest point in the history of governance of the USA. We can no longer lecture the developing world, calling them Banana Republics. We have gone so low as to discredit all the good we have ever done.

We have disgraced the sacrifice of all the heroes who gave their life for God , flag and country. Anyone with an IQ of ten can see the filthy hand of partisan politics at work. How do you feel? Will the system protect or destroy you, if your politics are not in line with the elite in the USA?

Why does the average person not scream at the garbage that is today’s world?

Another Delay Tactic: Dianne Feinstein is Now Demanding Dozens of Witnesses Testify Against Kavanaugh
September 18, 2018

Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein is rejecting efforts by Chairman Chuck Grassley to hear from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct during high school, in an open hearing Monday.

“Chairman Grassley said today there would be only two witnesses invited to testify at the Kavanaugh hearing next week on sexual assault allegations. Compare that to the 22 witnesses at the 1991 Anita Hill hearing and it’s impossible to take this process seriously,” Feinstein released in a statement. “What about other witnesses like Kavanaugh’s friend Mark Judge? What about individuals who were previously told about the incident? What about experts who can speak to the effects of this kind of trauma on a victim? This is another attempt by Republicans to rush this nomination and not fully vet Judge Kavanaugh.”

Feinstein, who keeps releasing bombastic statements, has turned down a number of media interviews in recent days and has not spoken publicly about Ford’s accusation.

Grassley said during an interview with Salem Radio host Hugh Hewitt Tuesday morning that Ford, despite multiple attempts, has not responded to requests for testimony on Monday. Kavanaugh has accepted the invitation to testify.

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Gregg Jarrett: If Rod Rosenstein Defies Trump’s Order To Declassify Documents, He Should Be Fired
September 18, 2018

President Trump has ordered that numerous documents involving the Russia investigation be declassified.  The records have long been sought by Congress under lawful subpoenas.  Yet, the FBI and Department of Justice have consistently obstructed the release of these materials under the guise of “classified” secrets.  This is a convenient alibi all too frequently employed to cover-up wrongdoing and abuse of authority by those we entrust to uphold the law. 

These days, overzealous government officials automatically designate nearly all matters as national security risks, regardless of whether they truly are.

Whenever the FBI orders Chinese take-out, it is labeled “top secret” because… you know… it involves the Chinese.  False classification has reached absurd proportions.

How do we know?  Every time information is declassified we learn that the material should never have been classified to begin with.  It was nothing more than a subterfuge. Here are two recent examples:  

In July, a substantial portion of the wiretap warrant applications presented to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court was declassified.  It turns out that no vital sources or methods were revealed in a way that jeopardized either national security or the FBI’s secret investigative techniques.  Instead, we learned that much of the application to spy on a Trump campaign associate, Carter Page, was based on an unverified “dossier” that was funded by Hillary Clinton’s campaign and composed by a British spy, Christopher Steele, who was fired by the FBI for lying.

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Trump Declassification Order Will Expose FBI’s “Insurance Policy” From Strzok-Page Text: Nunes
September 18, 2018

President Trump’s order to declassify a broad swath of DOJ/FBI documents related to the Russia investigation will expose the infamous “insurance policy” referred to in an August 15, 2016 text between former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, according to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA).

“I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office – that there’s no way he gets elected – but I’m afraid we can’t take the risk. It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40,” reads the text message in question – used by many in Trump’s camp to bolster claims that the Russia investigation is “rigged witch hunt.”

Speaking with Fox News’s Laura Ingraham, Nunes said that declassification will provide exculpatory evidence, including a dozen or so 302 witness interview forms from DOJ official Bruce Ohr which may shed light on his significant relationship with former MI6 spy Christopher Steele and “many other rotten apples.”

“A lot of people think that the insurance policy was getting the FISA warrant on [former Trump campaign aide] Carter Page,” Nunes told Ingraham, adding “We actually believe it was more explicit than that.”

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

If this is true then the embedded bureaucrat leftovers of USA governments past and present is no better than the Soviet Union was. What these documents may well result in damages of a terminal nature to current and ex-USA high government officials who are now playing their last non constitutional hands not to be revealed.

FBI, DOJ To Defy Trump Order; Redactions Planned As Top ‘Deep State’ Dems Demand Insubordination
September 19, 2018

Despite President Trump’s Monday order for the “immediate declassification” of sensitive materials related to the Russia investigation, “without redaction,” the agencies involved are planning to do so anyway, according to Bloomberg, citing three people familiar with the matter.

he Justice Department, FBI and Office of the Director of National Intelligence are going through a methodical review and can’t offer a timeline for finishing, said the people, who weren’t authorized to speak publicly about the sensitive matter. -Bloomberg

Trump ordered the DOJ to release the text messages of former FBI Director James Comey, his deputy Andrew McCabe, now-fired special agent Peter Strzok, former FBI attorney Lisa Page and twice-demoted DOJ official Bruce Ohr.

The agencies are likely to cite national security concerns over revealing classified “sources and methods” pertaining to the Russia investigation – which will put them in direct conflict with Trump’s order. Trump, as president, has the power to override the agencies and declassify material on his own.

Trump’s order to release the documents comes after months of requests from GOP lawmakers, while the DOJ has repeatedly denied their requests for more transparency.

Also ordered released are specific pages from the FBI’s FISA surveillance warrant application on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page, as well as interviews with Ohr.

The DOJ and the FBI are expected to submit proposed redactions to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence – which will prepare a package for Trump to sign off on.

“When the president issues such an order, it triggers a declassification review process that is conducted by various agencies within the intelligence community, in conjunction with the White House counsel, to seek to ensure the safety of America’s national security interests,” a Justice Department spokesman said in a statement. “The department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are already working with the Director of National Intelligence to comply with the president’s order.”

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

If in fact this is true, we have been very close to a coup for the last 18 months.  This is banana republic stuff if there ever was!

FBI Official: FBI Agents Threatened Physical Harm to President Trump In Missing FBI Texts & Other “Frightening” Communications
January 23, 2018

“This is much larger than just texts between two FBI agents.”

A high-ranking FBI official confirms a number of the missing 50,000 FBI text messages — as well as other text and email messages among FBI brass — reportedly discussed initiating physical harm to President Donald Trump.

The FBI official urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security — which oversees the U.S. Secret Service  — to launch an investigation of the Justice Department, the FBI and all text messages missing and otherwise that threatened the President.

“This is dangerous territory and all FBI text messages and personal phones should be examined,” the official said. “It would reveal some frightening conversations.”

Did FBI brass discuss the assassination of President Donald Trump? If not, what was the nature of the threats against the president from inside the alleged premiere law enforcement agency in the United States?

“(Director) Wray wants a lid on this,” the FBI official said. “Many know there was talk of harming Trump politically but there is a group here (in D.C. HQ) that understands it goes deeper. We need a special counsel or Homeland Security. Somebody has to clean this up outside of DOJ. It is unacceptable.

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

Is popcorn one of the items you stocked up on?  It’s almost showtime!

Trump Orders Declassification Of Surveillance Application, Release Of Comey Texts
September 17, 2018

President Donald Trump has moved to immediately release a tranche of former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages and declassify 20 pages of a surveillance application that targeted former campaign adviser Carter Page, his latest offensive against a Russia investigation that has ensnared associates and has consumed Trump’s attention for much of his presidency.

The breadth of the order came as a surprise and landed amid a full-court White House effort to shore up the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as he defends himself against a sexual assault allegation. Trump demanded that the FBI produce 20 pages of the surveillance application — which Republicans on Capitol Hill have suggested would help show anti-Trump bias at the highest levels of the FBI.

Trump also called for the release of senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s notes related to the Russia probe. Ohr was a key conduit to the FBI for information provided by Christopher Steele, a former British spy who investigated Trump’s relationship with Russia during the 2016 campaign and produced a dossier of damaging allegations — which Trump has derided as false.

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

Is popcorn one of the items you stocked up on?  It’s almost showtime!

Trump Orders Declassification Of Surveillance Application, Release Of Comey Texts
September 17, 2018

President Donald Trump has moved to immediately release a tranche of former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages and declassify 20 pages of a surveillance application that targeted former campaign adviser Carter Page, his latest offensive against a Russia investigation that has ensnared associates and has consumed Trump’s attention for much of his presidency.

The breadth of the order came as a surprise and landed amid a full-court White House effort to shore up the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as he defends himself against a sexual assault allegation. Trump demanded that the FBI produce 20 pages of the surveillance application — which Republicans on Capitol Hill have suggested would help show anti-Trump bias at the highest levels of the FBI.

Trump also called for the release of senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s notes related to the Russia probe. Ohr was a key conduit to the FBI for information provided by Christopher Steele, a former British spy who investigated Trump’s relationship with Russia during the 2016 campaign and produced a dossier of damaging allegations — which Trump has derided as false.

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Judicial Watch Statement on White House Release of Key Documents Relating to the Obama Justice Department and FBI Abuses in the 2016 Presidential Election
September 17, 2018

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the release by the Trump White House of key documents relating to the Obama Justice Department and FBI abuses in the 2016 presidential election:

    We endorse this historic and courageous move by President Trump. We have numerous lawsuits pending for all of the documents he is now releasing. This is a major anti-corruption breakthrough that will do much to expose the outrageous abuses by the Obama Department of Justice and FBI. And it is a historic day for all Americans who believe in full transparency and the rule of law.

Below is a sound bite from Tom Fitton’s Weekly Update addressing the need for the release of the documents and the role Judicial Watch has played in exposing the corruption within the DOJ and FBI:

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Compliments of Momentum Structural Analysis www.olivermsa.com

“MSA looks at the market from a somewhat different point of view. Rather than focusing on price,

something that virtually everybody does, MSA tracks momentum, [revealing] trends that have been building for a long time, and have much more depth to them and staying power.”

– Wall Street Journal, December 25, 2015

Most recent momentum based forecast

Gold

Gold’s intermediate trend factors have already indicated that a recovery process is underway. We continue to monitor silver and GDX (see the following pages) for similar intermediate trend signals that will reinforce gold’s turning process.

We’ve turned to this longer-term gold oscillator for an additional sign of recovery.

We identified the parallel channel going back to early this year three weeks ago, and it’s been bumped repeatedly since, indicating that the channel is a valid technical feature.

If the October gold future can close out this week at or above $1203, then momentum will close above the channel top.

That should add further impetus to gold’s recovery and likely drive readings to next resistance (red lined), which is around $1260 in price-equivalent terms.

We’ve noted the green line in prior reports. It’s not an issue now, but if gold ever reaches $1315 to $1320 in the next few months, then that major line tracing back to 2016 will be broken above. That argues that gold’s price would in turn blow out its two-year highs that have more or less flat-lined around $1360.

Now to update trend shift numbers for silver and GDX.

Silver

The pivotal level for intermediate trend momentum is the red horizontal line. Repeated low weekly closes as well as some intraweek lows define that line, which was broken in July. Since then, two rallies back up to that level have been repelled.

Close out this week at or above $14.49 (September future), and action will close over that line and open the door for a sharp rally, probably to around $0.70 over the 10-wk. avg. before encountering the next meaningful resistance (grey horizontal line).

This upside trigger number adjusts down weekly such that next week (the 28th) a breakout would occur with a $14.30 weekly close. The September future expires on the 26th, so by the weekly close of the 28th, the December silver future will be the front month active contract. It’s now trading .10 above the September future.

Jim Sinclair’s Commentary

Enough is enough! Trump see this man is arrested and answers to his law breaking. If you don’t, you are not a promise keeper.

We Were Right! TGP Reported On Kerry’s Meeting With Iranians In Paris – His Spox Denied It — Now We Know It Was True
September 13, 2018

Barack Obama’s former Secretary of State, John Kerry was secretly meeting with Iranian officials to salvage Iran’s nuclear weapons program.

After the news broke last week, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee called on G-men to arrest John Kerry for his treasonous acts.

Kerry was working against the Trump administration to salvage the Iranian nuclear deal.

In May former Obama Secretary of State was seen dining with several Iranian regime officials.

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Bill Holter’s Commentary

It is with great pleasure to post this for all those complaining there have been no arrests. Make no mistake, the swamp is in fact being drained!

OIG Audit Results That You Never Knew Occurred
August 31, 2018

OIG Semi-Annual Audit Results That You NEVER Knew Occurred.

This article is a series compiled by Lisa Evans Rockwell into the OIG Audits into a large variety of departments.  Each is broken down by individual audits and highlights of findings are provided.  Each comprehensive audit is included in link at end of each section.

Between October 1, 2017–March 31, 2018 something very interesting was happening.

The IG was AUDITING THE TREASURY!

This was a SEMI ANNUAL audit. There’s another one going on right now.

In the first audit, the work by the Office of Investigations resulted in 33 arrests, 35 indictments, and 21 convictions.  What else was in the Report the IG handed to Congress?

The United States MINT GOT AUDITED!

Financial Management: Audit of the United States Mint’s Schedules of Custodial Deep Storage Gold and Silver Reserves as of September 30, 2017 and 2016 (OIG-18-003, 10/24/2017

The GOLD RESERVES GOT AUDITED!

Financial Management: Audit of the Department of the Treasury’s Schedules of United States Gold Reserves Held by Federal Reserve Banks as of September 30, 2017 and 2016 (OIG-18-007, 10/31/2017)

That’s not all this Report tells us.

THE IG CAUGHT A LEAKER TOO.

“The complainant alleged that a senior staff member at a Treasury bureau may have released information regarding the existence of a DOJ and Treasury OIG investigation.”

Substantiated and Referred to DOJ for Prosecution

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