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CIGA Michael

Ted Kennedy

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Mischievous like hell. These people are enemies of the State! Remember the movie? It is true!

GG

SARA CARTER: FBI Had 2 Separate Sets of Books – One With Real Spygate Docs and Another For Appearances (AUDIO)
September 19, 2018

by Cristina Laila

Investigative reporter Sara Carter dropped a bombshell on Sean Hannity’s radio show Wednesday.

Sara Carter told Hannity that sources are telling her that the FBI has two sets of records on the Carter Page FISA docs and other records relating to the Russia probe.

“Sara, I’m hearing it gets worse than this–that there is potentially out there–if you will, two sets of record among the upper echelon of the FBI–one that was real one that was made for appearances. Is there any truth to this?” Hannity asked Sara Carter.

“Absolutely, Sean. With the number of sources that I have been speaking with as well as some others that there is evidence indicating that the FBI had separate sets of books,” Sara Carter said.

Sara Carter went on to explain top FBI brass was aware of this.

“I will not name names until all of the evidence is out there, but there were certain people above Peter Strzok and above Lisa Page that were aware of this,” Sara said. “I also believe that there are people within the FBI that have actually turned on their former employers are even possibly testifying and reporting what happened inside the FBI to both the Inspector General and possibly even a Grand Jury.”

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Dear Jim,

Miners merging to stay alive in the manipulated and suppressed gold price crisis

designed and directed to crush miners.

The Elite will take over mines for pennies after miners are crushed from these artificial and suppressed precious metals prices.

The miners who survive, like your TRX will be what you spoke about to Mr. Seaman in March and 1980 and you now have been working on for 14 years.

https://money.cnn.com/2018/09/24/investing/barrick-randgold-merger-deal/index.html9see

Are people totally stupid?

Everything on Earth is more expensive, but gold and silver cost less???

Yes, paper currency is a problem.

The paper is worth less, so it seems that everything is costing more…

yet gold and silver are cheap compared to the apparent rising cost of everything else?

Everything else which can be purchased, food, clothing, goods and services, etc are all demanding more currency. Only precious metals are falling in price???

People are asleep.  They need to wake up.

Can’t they see what is wrong with this picture.

MLQ

 

‘We’ll Overthrow Them!’ Trump’s Lawyer Stirs Up ‘Iran Uprising Summit’ After Deadly Terrorist Attack
September 23, 2018

The US will overthrow the Iranian government once socio-economic conditions there, shaped by sanctions, are ripe for a revolution, presidential lawyer Rudy Giuliani told a cheering crowd on the day of the deadly attack in Ahvaz.

“I don’t know when we’re going to overthrow them. It could be in a few days, months, a couple of years, but it’s going to happen. They’re going to be overthrown, the people of Iran have obviously had enough,” said Giuliani at a so-called ‘Iran Uprising Summit’ held by the Organization of Iranian-American Communities in New York.

Speaking to members of Iranian expat and dissident communities in the US, who are seeking political change in Iran, the 74-year-old lawyer praised Donald Trump’s bullish approach towards Tehran, boasting that sanctions slapped on Iran, after the White House unilaterally withdrew from the internationally-backed nuclear deal in May, are stalling the country’s economy and damaging Iranians’ lives.

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Jim

China Summons US Ambassador Over Sanctions Scandal
September 22, 2018

China’s foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Saturday to lodge an official protest over the sanctions imposed by the United States against a Chinese military organization for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles, state media reported. The announcement came just hours after a Chinese defense ministry spokesman called on the US to “immediately revoke the sanctions or “bear the consequences.”

Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang, summoned US Ambassador Terry Branstad and “lodged solemn representations over US sanctions against (the) Chinese military”, the Foreign Ministry said in a brief online statement, and added the following:

Zheng Zeguang pointed out that the US action to impose sanctions on Chinese military agency and official on the ground of relevant military cooperation between China and Russia severely violates basic norms governing the international relations. Such mean behavior is a blatant hegemonic act. The China-Russia military cooperation is normal cooperation between two sovereign states, and the US side has no right to interfere. The US act has severely harmed the state-to-state and mil-to-mil relations and affected the cooperation in international and regional affairs between China and the US. The Chinese side will take every necessary measure to firmly safeguard its national interests. We strongly urge the US side to correct its mistake immediately and withdraw so-called sanctions. Otherwise, the US side will have to bear all the consequences.

China’s central military commission also summoned an acting military attache at the U.S. embassy on Saturday night over the sanctions. The Chinese side also decided to immediately recall commander Shen Jinlong, who is in the United States for an international maritime force meeting, CCTV reported.

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Courtesy of Dave.

Jim

China Threatens US With “Consequences” If It Does Not “Immediately” Revoke Sanctions Over Russian Weapons Deal
September 22, 2018

Just hours after Beijing called off trade talks with the US in the biggest escalation of the trade feud between the two nations, the war of words between China and the US ratcheted up on Saturday, when Beijing lashed out again at Washington, saying that China’s decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from Russia is “a normal act of cooperation between sovereign countries” and the United States has “no right to interfere”, defense ministry spokesman Wu Qian said on Saturday.

“The U.S. approach is a blatant violation of the basic norms of international relations, a full manifestation of hegemony, and a serious breach of the relations between the two countries and their two militaries,” Wu said in a notice posted on the Chinese defense ministry’s official Wechat account according to Reuters.

He also warned that the US would face “consequences” if it did not immediately revoke the sanctions.

The comments came two days after the U.S. State Department imposed sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department (EED), the branch of the military responsible for weapons procurement, and its director, Li Shangfu, for engaging in “significant transactions” with Rosoboronexport, Russia’s main arms exporter.

The sanctions are related to China’s purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment in 2018, the State Department said. They block the Chinese agency, and Li, from applying for export licenses and participating in the U.S. financial system, Reuters reported previously.

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Jim, Russia is buying. Readers would be smart to do likewise.

Dave

Russian Central Bank Adds 1,000,000 Ounces Of Gold To Its Stack In August
September 20, 2018

Russia has added a nice amount of gold to its coffers in August. Here are the details…

by Louis Cammarosano of Smaulgld

Russian Central Bank Gold Reserves Rise to 1999.95 Tons in August.

Russian gold reserves are the fifth largest in the world.

Russia added 1,000,000 ounces of gold (31.1034768 tons) to reserves in August.

August gold additions were the largest since September 2017.

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Any chance that Mother Nature is angry with the way we cover up what is really happening on her Rock called Earth? We focus her passengers on a circus called politics, concerning now the U S Supreme Court, while Syria is peeping for a proxy war between the major military powers on Earth.

Courtesy of GG.

Jim

Giant Icelandic Volcano Is ‘About To Erupt’ On Scale That Dwarfs Explosion Which Halted Air Travel Across Europe
September 23, 2018

A giant and ‘highly hazardous’ volcano in Iceland is showing signs that it could erupt on a scale that dwarfs the explosion that disrupted worldwide air travel eight years ago.

Scientists have warned that Katla, a close neighbour to Eyjafjallajokull that erupted in 2010, is showing clear signs it’s going to blow for the first time since 1918 and it’s not a matter of if, but when. 

Katla’s cone is hidden beneath a glacier on a 5,000ft peak, making monitoring its activity difficult but Icelandic and British scientists have found by airborne measurement techniques that Katla is releasing carbon dioxide on a ‘huge’ scale.

This sort of activity indicates its magma chambers are filling and could signal a huge eruption.

Sarah Barsotti, co-ordinator for volcanic hazards at the Icelandic Meteorological Office, told The Sunday Times: ‘There is no way of telling when it will erupt, just that it will.’

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Our friend Larry sends us some history.

Bill

How Do You Solve Catastrophic Hyperinflation?
September 22, 2018

Venezuelans are living through one of the worst hyperinflation episodes ever recorded since the end of World War Two.

Prices have hit a new high in August, peaking at 65,000% a year, says Steve Hanke, a professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and one of the world’s leading experts on hyperinflation.

Under President Nicolas Maduro, inflation stands at around 150% a month, says Prof Hanke – hyperinflation is defined as when inflation rates are greater than 50% per month and persist for more than 30 consecutive days.

Venezuela entered the Hanke‐Krus World Hyperinflation Table in November 2016 when prices were rising by 219% a month and doubling every 18 days.

The situation has since worsened and amidst severe shortages of food and medicine, citizens are now forced to pay for everyday basics with stacks of cash.

While Venezuela is currently the only country in the world experiencing hyperinflation, there have been at least 58 episodes throughout history – here we examine the five worst cases.

  1. Hungary 1946

Daily inflation rate: 207%

Prices doubled every: 15 hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Wolfgang,

The bubble coming in gold will not break. A new system will be held aloft by Gold. The hair raising change in place is systemic and outrageously durable. Our recent past leadership is so perverse you might rationally consider that they were the army of lucifer.

When the air comes out of the bubble of the USD the deflation will simply not reflate. When this economic war between Divinity and perversity ends the devastation will change the face and behaviors of the residence citizens left.

When is now. It is not coming. It is here. Wake up you sombulent beings and see what is out there.

When Divinity selects the person to make the change the selection is made based on the perfect person for the job and not the perfect person. There are no perfect people here.

Patriots stand your ground. Patriots ignore the nonsense that MSM spreads every day as truth.

Jim

Jim/Bill,

I’ve always respected Jim Rogers.

Below is an interview, but take it all with a grain of salt.

He states that he already owns gold and is willing to buy more…but below $1,000.

Now, that doesn’t mean it will go there. But let’s face it, if gold went back to $40 I’d certainly buy more.

He is usually quite accurate in his predictions, yet admittedly a very poor market timer.

More to the point, he foresees a bubble in gold. And when one thinks about it, it makes a lot of sense.

No matter what guidelines you use to forecast gold’s direction (the dollar, inflation stats, global turmoil, etc.), it all boils down to supply of money. There is so much floating, around vis-s vis central bank QE, that it has to go somewhere.

It went to real estate first and created a bubble, then bonds and created a bubble, then stocks and created a bubble, then Bitcoin and created a bubble. What’s left? Gold and silver.

Like it or not, the money will finally flow into these assets in spades and we WILL see a bubble here. There is no where else for money to go. And with such negativity surrounding these metals, it provides the perfect vehicle for taking everyone by surprise. That’s exactly what markets love to do….surprise you!

Just common sense.

CIGA Wolfgang Rech

RERUN – Jim Rogers: “Before This Is Over, Gold Might Turn Into A Bubble”
September 18, 2018

Guest(s): Jim Rogers

Famed investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told Kitco News that while he is not yet buying gold at current levels, a rebound in the yellow metal could cause it to overheat. “Before this is over, gold could turn into a very overpriced asset, it might even turn into a bubble,” he said.

Rogers noted that while he holds physical gold, he would not buy more until prices drop below $1,000 an ounce.

“I’m still waiting for $950 an ounce, or something like that,” he said.

On U.S. equities, Rogers said that current valuations are overstretched, although stock prices could still climb higher on good news.

He added that the next bear market could be “the worst in my lifetime,” and that instead of U.S. stocks, he is looking at investing in Zimbabwe, an emerging market.

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Extremely low interest rates creates the wrong choices! Why? Because everything is fake. Go tangible, most paper will lose its value!

Of the tangible assets watch out for real estate because real estate has a paper, a debt (mortgage), attached to the tangible asset (house) and when people can’t pay their debt anymore you get forced sales (as in 2008) and thus lower tangible asset values .This is different for the tangible asset of physical gold and silver, bars or coins. Anything that has to do with paper creates counter party risk. Gold and silver mining shares are different because they are backed by the metal in the ground. They are the real “futures”, they are backed by the metal (the futures on the CME are not backed by the metal they are naked, and thus manipulated).

GG

From Argentina To Tennessee: The Emerging Market Crisis Spreads To The Core
September 11, 2018

by John Rubino of Dollar Collapse

This is the last emerging market crisis story for a while, promise. But one angle – exactly how a plunging currency in a far-off place affects supposedly stable markets like the US – is worth exploring because it’s happening right this minute.

Let’s start with the choices facing an American or European investor who needs a decent return, but who finds that interest rates have fallen to the point where traditionally safe things like bonds and bank accounts no longer yield enough.

Such an investor has two choices: 1) Stick with what they know and accept sub-par returns (which might mean being fired if you’re a pension fund manager, or – if you’re a retiree – having to spend your golden years as a Walmart greeter), or 2) Branch out into more exotic but higher-yielding instruments and hope for the best.

Option number 2 has been pushed by financial planners and pension advisors for the past few years, with emerging market securities being the exotica of choice. The sales pitch went something like this: Developing country stocks are cheaper relative to earnings and dividend yields than their rich country counterparts, while their bonds yield quite a bit – frequently two or three times – more than US Treasuries for only marginally more risk, so they’re a great way to diversify while goosing returns.

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Wolfgang,

This equates to approximately five days worth of global production sold in one minute. This was not a seller of real metal, it was a “price fixer” because no one truly long seeking the highest and best price for their trade would ever act in this fashion.

Bill

Jim/Bill,

“Gold Flash-Crashes Below $1200, Over A Billion Notional Puked In 1 Minute”

Can you imagine if this happened to a stock?

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You’d have the SEC all over it! Instead they’re turning a blind eye.

CIGA Wolfgang Rech

Gold Flash-Crashes Below $1200, Over A Billion Notional Puked In 1 Minute
September 21, 2018

As the dollar suddenly spiked this morning, someone puked over $1.2 billion notional gold futures in the space of one minute, sending the precious metal back below $1200…

“Someone had a lot to sell and wasn’t clever about it,” said Tai Wong, head of base and precious metals trading at BMO Capital Markets in New York.

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In the minute ended at 0845ET, more than 10,000 December gold futures contracts, each representing 100 ounces, changed hands on the Comex in New York. That amounts to approximately $1.2 billion notional of the precious metal. That was about 30 times the 100-day average for that time of day.

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I’m sure that you’re all over this…

Suggested to my Bro-in-Law that now might be a good time to sell up their huuuuge house here in Brisbane, buy a condo by a northern beach, put the rest into PMs and PV/EV metals, (70/30), and watch poor old America try and service their debts. (Sorry!)

Cheers,

Dismal Dave Down Under

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Jim,

Does the public know how close to World War III they are?

Dave

Decoding Putin’s Response To Attack In Syria
September 19, 2018

Authored by Tom Luongo,

The fog of war and geopolitics makes initial responses to the attack on Russian and Syrian forces recently difficult to assess.

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s response seemed timid and was at odds with statements from his Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and more recent statements from Russia’s Foreign Ministry.

Putin backed off on explicitly blaming Israel for the downing of the IL-20 ELINT aircraft which killed 15 Russian servicemen, but made it clear he holds them responsible for the attack as a whole.

My thoughts on what the goals of the attack were are the focus of my latest article at Strategic Culture Foundation.

It was obvious to me that this attack was designed as a provocation to start World War III in Syria and blame the Russians for attacking a NATO member without proper cause, since the Syrian air defense forces were the ones responsible for shooting down the plane.

Lying us into war is a time-honored American political tradition, whether we’re talking Fort Sumter, Pearl Harbor or the Gulf of Tonkin. All of these incidents were avoidable by Presidents intent on getting into a conflict while simultaneously playing the victim card by getting the other side to shoot first.

I’m sorry if that is a controversial statement but the historical record on them is very, very clear.

From Strategic Culture:

The setup is pretty clear. Israel and France coordinated an attack on multiple targets within Syria without US involvement but with absolute US knowledge of the operation to provoke Russia into going off half-cocked by attacking the inconsequential French frigate which assisted Israel’s air attack.

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Jim,

The fake news did its job and President Obama and Hillary got a pass!

Dave

Norway Officials Admit They Knew Nothing About Libya But Joined Regime Change Efforts Anyway
September 19, 2018

“North Atlantic” explicit in the name North Atlantic Treaty Organization — places like Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine or Syria.

Top Norwegian officials have now admitted they “had very limited knowledge” of events unfolding in Libya during 2010 and 2011, prior to NATO’s military intervention on behalf of anti-Gaddafi rebels — a war that resulted in regime change and a failed state ruled by competing governments and extremist militias to this day. Norway enthusiastically joined the US, UK, and French led bombing of the country initiated in March 2011 even knowing full well its military knew next to nothing of what was unfolding on the ground.

But what did decision-makers have to go on? Consider this absurd admission from the official report: “In such situations, decision-makers often rely on information from media and other countries,” the report reads.

Battle for Sirte, Libya after it was bombed by NATO jets. Via EPA

The commission that produced the report was chaired by former Foreign Minister Jan Petersen, and ultimately concluded that politicians in Oslo dragged the nation into the US-led bombing campaign with no regard for what could come next.

The commission report states that there were “no written sources” that so much as attempted to assess the nature of the conflict Norway was about to join. The officials failed to “assess the type of conflict Norway was taking part in” it finds.

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Jim

FBI Had “Two Sets Of Records” On Trump Investigation; Comey, McCabe Implicated: Carter

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-20/fbi-upper-eschelon-had-two-sets-records-trump-investigation-comey-mccabe-implicated

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Are you kidding me? It is all fake, hence why it is impossible to figure out what is really happening — make sure you fill in your compliance forms though! I am facetious!

GG

Is The COT Report Still Valid Or Is It Being Misreported?
September 18, 2018

By Chris Powell via the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA)

Ted Butler writes: “It is not just the fact that it is fairly easy for the CFTC to uncover the false reporting of positions that persuades me that little actual misreporting is occurring currently. It is more the fact that the current reporting of positions proves that silver and gold are being manipulated in price and, further, that JPMorgan is the prime manipulator.

“Why lie and falsely report when you can report truthfully and openly manipulate? Moreover, my allegations of manipulation by JPMorgan are derived directly from positioning data published by the CFTC.

“CFTC data show that JPMorgan has been the single largest buyer of Comex silver and gold contracts on the unprecedented downturn in price, making it the single biggest beneficiary of the downward price manipulation. I don’t know it’s possible to state the case in more precise terms. If the single biggest beneficiary of a manipulative downturn in price is not the prime manipulator, then who is?”

Yet JPMorganChase repeatedly has claimed that it has no position of its own in the monetary metals markets and trades them only for clients:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc9Me4qFZYo

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Hacked by IRS and similar revenue agents. Courtesy of CIGA Gregory.

Jim

Perth Mint Defends Non-Disclosure In Wake Of Hack Attack Hitting 3200 Customers
September 19, 2018

The Perth Mint has moved to assure investors its ASX and New York Stock Exchange-listed business arms have not been affected by a major data breach involving thousands of online gold trading customers.

The mint defended its decision not to make disclosure announcements to either exchange on the grounds the breach did not relate to its ASX-listed PMGold or NYSE-listed AAAU investment products.

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Talk about delay tactics — what losers she and the DNC are!

GG

Republicans Are Itching To Move Forward On Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation After Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Calls For FBI Probe
September 18, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, said an FBI investigation should be “the first step” before she testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

However, Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Iowa Republican who chairs the panel, said Tuesday night there is no reason to delay the process any further. Grassley canceled Thursday’s planned committee vote on Kavanaugh and scheduled a hearing on the allegations for Monday.

The latest developments escalated an already intense drama in the nation’s capital, as Republicans, who had been on track to quickly confirm Kavanaugh with their thin 51-49 Senate majority and likely establish a conservative majority on the top court for decades to come. Ford’s accusations against the federal appellate judge, however, have thrown the process into turmoil.

Republican senators still want to move the process along, but they have been hesitant to show any antipathy toward Kavanaugh’s accuser. Trump has also been remarkably cautious in his comments about the situation. The president, who is known for scorched-earth tactics when he or someone in his circle stands accused of something, has continued to praise and back Kavanaugh, but he has also expressed a desire to hear out Ford, as well.

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Jim/Bill,

The “New World Order” is here and now.

Dave

Big Brother: China’s Chilling Dictatorship Moves To Introduce Scorecards To Control Everyone
September 19, 2018

CHINA’S chilling dictatorship is moving quickly to introduce social scorecards by which all citizens will be monitored 24/7 and ranked on their behaviour.

The Communist Party’s plan is for every one of its 1.4 billion citizens to be at the whim of a dystopian social credit system, and it’s on track to be fully operational by the year 2020.

An active pilot program has already seen millions of people each assigned a score out of 800 and either reap its benefits or suffer its consequences — depending on which end of the scale they sit.

Under the social credit scheme, points are lost and gained based on readings from a sophisticated network of 200 million surveillance cameras — a figure set to triple in 18 months.

The program has been enabled by rapid advances in facial recognition, body scanning and geo-tracking.

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I can’t wait till Schemer, Schiff Warner and Pelosi are behind bars — What do they have to hide?

GG

Constitutional Crisis? Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff And Warner Demand DOJ-FBI Defy Trump Declassification Order
September 18, 2018

By Cassandra Fairbanks

In a shocking letter intended to undermine the President, and his authority over the Executive Branch, multiple high ranking Democrats sent a letter ordering intelligence agencies to ignore Trump’s order to declassify numerous documents involving the Russia investigation until consulting with Congress.

The intelligence agencies serve at the pleasure of the president — and this clearly crosses the line separating the branches of government.

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Courtesy of JB.

Jim

 

You’re living through a political coup determined to make more than half of the populations vote null and void. It is to protect their pocketbooks. Why not? As those who voted for Trump are DEPLORABLES anyway. Where is your outrage hiding? Would you walk down the street with a red Make America Great Again hat on? Probably not. Would you put a Trump sticker on your trucks bumper? Probably not. God help us all from all the cowards on both sides of the bench.

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Jim

Obama Declassifies Portion of 1968 President’s Daily Brief
June 03, 2011

In a small but momentous shift in national security secrecy policy, President Obama personally ordered the declassification last month of a short paragraph regarding the Soviet space program that appeared in the President’s Daily Brief dated November 26, 1968.  The move came in response to a researcher’s request that had been blocked by the Central Intelligence Agency for more than a decade.

The President’s Daily Brief (PDB) is a compilation of intelligence that is presented to the President each day. It has long been considered sacrosanct by intelligence officials and has been effectively beyond the reach of Freedom of Information Act requesters and other researchers.

“The PDB is a unique intelligence product prepared specifically for the President of the United States to provide him with the most important current intelligence on critical issues relating to the national security of the United States,” a CIA official wrote (pdf) in 2006.

“In the PDB, the intelligence community assembles the most sensitive intelligence information and the best analytic judgments in a complete, accurate, and timely package intended to inform the President and his most senior advisors as they make and implement the nation’s defense and foreign policies…. The PDB is the most sensitive intelligence report produced by [the U.S. intelligence community].”

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Dear Wolfgang,

I think that I pledged an allegiance to a “republic for which the flag stood” before classes starting at primary and secondary school? I know I recall the word “God” as well.

Damn all these professional hacks who are lifetime professional politicians that spit on our Constitution, even today. They may have killed us all. Maybe there is “no hope” for the future, since we have all destroyed our children by sending them to college for their official socialist induction. Worse we are proud of it as we drive our cars with the name of the Socialist University on the back window.

Jim

Jim/Bill,

Nobody cares until it hits home. By then, it will be too late.

Before reading on, you must understand the difference between a Democracy and a Republic.

Both are a representative form of government.

Both have majority rule as their foundation of belief.

The difference is that in a Republic, you have a Constitution to protect the minority.  In a Democracy, you don’t.

https://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-a-republic-and-a-democracy.htm#didyouknowout

We Americans, as a nation, are thankfully a Republic.

Remember the Pledge of Allegiance?  “…and to the Republic, for which it stands”.  Never forget this distinction.

In a Democracy the ruling 51% can enslave the remaining 49%.  The minority’s individual rights are at the mercy of the ruling party.

Our rights appear innocuous, yet consider what one of our founding fathers said:

Thomas Jefferson. Smart man…The actual quote by Jefferson is “When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.”

And hoping to enlighten us of impending corporate domination of government, he said the following, not with foresight, but with first hand insight into the prevailing activism:

“I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country.” -Thomas Jefferson, 1812.

Sounds like the same travails we are having today. Doesn’t it?

CIGA Wolfgang Rech

Suspending The Constitution: In America Today, The Government Does Whatever It Wants
September 18, 2018

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute,

“That was when they suspended the Constitution. They said it would be temporary. There wasn’t even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn’t even an enemy you could put your finger on.”—Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

We can pretend that the Constitution, which was written to hold the government accountable, is still our governing document.

The reality we must come to terms with, however, is that in the America we live in today, the government does whatever it wants, freedom be damned.

“We the people” have been terrorized, traumatized, and tricked into a semi-permanent state of compliance by a government that cares nothing for our lives or our liberties.

The bogeyman’s names and faces may change over time (terrorism, the war on drugs, illegal immigration, etc.), but the end result remains the same: our unquestioning acquiescence to anything the government wants to do in exchange for the phantom promise of safety and security.

Thus, in the so-called named of national security, the Constitution has been steadily chipped away at, undermined, eroded, whittled down, and generally discarded to such an extent that what we are left with today is but a shadow of the robust document adopted more than two centuries ago.

Most of the damage, however, has been inflicted upon the Bill of Rights—the first ten amendments to the Constitution—which historically served as the bulwark from government abuse.

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Another precious find from our JB.

Jim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funny yet not…
JB

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Jim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CNN and the Weather Channel.

JB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jim, don’t hold your breath waiting for MSM to cover this…

Dave

Russia Reveals The MH17 ‘Smoking Gun’
September 18, 2018

The Russian Defense Ministry may have finally unveiled the “smoking gun” able to solve the mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, shot down on July 17, 2014 over the Donetsk Oblast, a province in eastern Ukraine.

The MH17 crash killed 283 passengers from 10 different countries and 15 crew members. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) from Malaysia, the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine – but not Russia – seemed to reach a controversial verdict: Moscow did it.

Well, not really, according to a detailed presentation by Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov and Lt. Gen. Nikolai Parshin, head of the Main Missile and Artillery Directorate.

The “breakthrough” seems to have come from a JIT briefing last May, which produced fragments of the engine and nozzle of the 9M38 missile, launched by a Buk missile system, which downed MH17.  According to Parshin: “Once we had the nozzle and engine numbers, we were able to find out the missile’s number.”

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Truth Bomb…existence of the Deep State is no longer tin foil hat territory! Courtesy of JB.

Bill

Deep State Unmasked: State Department on Hidden Cam, “Resist Everything,” “I Have Nothing to Lose”
September 18, 2018

(Washington DC)  Today, Project Veritas released the first installment in an undercover videoinvestigation series unmasking the deep state. This video features a State Department employee, Stuart Karaffa, engaged in radical socialist political activity on the taxpayer’s dime, while advocating for resistance to official government policies. In addition to being a State Department employee Stuart Karaffa is also a ranking member of the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (Metro DC DSA.)

Metro DC DSA is a socialist group that works to advance progressive causes in the metropolitan DC area.

Mr. Karaffa’s loyalties seem to be with DSA, not with his employer.

Karaffa told an undercover Project Veritas journalist that he performs DSA activism while at work for the State Department. He explained that he drafts DSA communications while on the job at State Department:

    “… I’m careful about it. I don’t leave a paper trail, like I leave emails, and like any press s**t that comes up I leave that until after 5:30. But as soon as 5:31 hits, got my like draft messages ready to send out.”

Karaffa also admits that on behalf of DSA he monitors Virginia political news online while at work:

    “You could put two and two together probably. With like web traffic…. So with web traffic, I mean I could make the case before a court of law that- I’m going to the Virginia sort of, campaign finance website- that I’m just interested in what people are doing politically. But if they also go and look at like DSA minutes and like Officer positions they’ll be like, ‘that’s weird, you were the co-chair of the electoral caucus, and you spent three hours on a Virginia campaign finance website.’”

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You just have to do your homework and you can make the connections. Isn’t it amazing how undemocratic and lawless these people are?

GG

Kavanaugh Accuser’s Lawyer is Vice Chair of Soros-Funded Organization Opposing Kavanaugh
September 18, 2018

Debra Katz, the attorney representing the woman who’s accusing Brett Kavanaugh of a high school era sexual assault, is the vice chair of the Project on Government Oversight — a group funded in large part by George Soros and his Open Society Foundation.

My, how the partisan links surrounding this accusation continue to grow.

First the revelation that Christine Blasey Ford signed a letter in opposition to President Donald Trump’s border policies, showing her political leanings as a far leftist.

Now this: Katz is a Democratic donor who is linked to Soros money.

Talk about a hit job.

Front Page Mag has more:

    Kavanaugh’s accuser is being represented by Debra Katz, a Washington D.C. lawyer and the vice chair of the board of the Project On Government Oversight.

    POGO co-signed a letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Grassley along with a variety of lefty groups demanding Kavanaugh records. This was the obstruction tactic of choice of the left for trying to secure the Court seat before they fastened on to this latest smear.

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Can you believe it we got away with it…don’t believe that they will all go to prison!

GG

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…Someone found the guy who was shorting Silver and Gold, and found a great way to stop him from going any further (for now)…Acme Rocks!

JB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GG,

You mean “Nothing more fierce than a woman scorned” or something like that?

Bill

BUSTED: Brett Kavanaugh’s Mother Presided Over Foreclosure of PARENTS of His Accuser
September 17, 2018

The plot thickens.

“Christine Ford’s Parents

Paula K Blasey and Ralph G Blasey were the Defendants in a foreclosure case in Maryland in 1996. Guess who the Judge was

America? None other than Brett Kavanaugh’s mother, Martha G Kavanaugh. You literally cannot make this up.

The list of coincidences continues, we’re sure this is just another one of those instances. We’ll let you decide as we keep bringing you the truth America!” — America First Media

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This is so precious, courtesy of JB.

Jim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The latest BS.

JB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our friend Robert checks in with a legitimate concern that Jim has raised on many occasions.

Bill

What Keeps Them Up At Night
September 16, 2018

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The worry that got my attention was echoed by the second billionaire. When two billionaires with their own money invested in their own funds have the same major concern, it is time to take note. These guys are active investors. They attempt to add alpha through investment selection. Their biggest worry is the epic shift of investment flows from active management to passive management.

Having over 40% of all the money in the market being managed by computers gives a huge boost to returns during a bull market. But when the selling starts, computers don’t think. Their algorithms will automatically sell and flash crashes will abound. Once fear replaces greed, the wave of computer selling will overwhelm those trying to actively manage their portfolios. Then the record level of margin debt will result in margin calls and a further wave of selling. The clueless 401k investor will see their retirement savings sliced by 40% in the blink of an eye.

It’s not a matter of if, but when the tsunami of selling will make the 2008 crisis look like a walk in the park. There are numerous other potential triggers which could cause or exacerbate the next financial crisis. Excess leverage always creates catastrophe. When you have $8 trillion of emerging market debt, a rising dollar, rising interest rates, and record low risk premiums, the fuse on the fireworks has already been lit.

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