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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)

Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says abuse of the National Security Agency (NSA) spy data (Section 702 of the FISA Act – warrantless surveillance program) used against President Trump to remove him from power was “epic” and “the worst case of sedition in American history.”  Shipp says, “They used illegal subcontractors . . . so the FBI could spy and abuse the 702’s. That is huge. It’s one of the most vast violations of the Constitution and Title 18 U.S. Code criminal law. . . .This is the biggest espionage story in western history without a doubt.”

Shipp says that the order to spy on Trump came from the top. Shipp contends, “The 702’s and especially Obama using that to attack his political opponents or go after his political opponents abusing the NSA 702’s . . . I think sedition is there along with multiple espionage violations . . . and these people will go to prison. Ultimately, this leads to Barack Hussein Obama. We can only hope these people will break away from the swamp and move in that direction. He (Obama) was not only aware of the program, he was directing it by using his National Security Advisor and UN Ambassador. . . . There is no doubt about it. He received the ‘Presidential Brief’ from the CIA every single day. . . . So, Obama knew about it at least in the presidential daily brief, and it is clear from the (Peter) Strzok and (Lisa) Page text messages that Obama was directing it. This leads directly to him.”

Shipp says that stories about a super-secret program to spy on Americans called “The Hammer” is a “totally false story.” Shipp says, “This is very troubling to me. Why would they push this so hard, especially now. It is diverting attention away from the true surveillance scandal, and that is the 702’s, the NSA and the spying and counter-intelligence operation against Trump.”

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com

Top trends researcher Gerald Celente says global central banks are just helping the richest people on the planet and have not saved the economy. Celente says, “They didn’t teach us this stuff in economics 101 or in graduate school, they made this crap up. For example, quantitative easing, you mean buying corporate bonds and government bonds and shoveling money to your bankster buddies. . . . According to the Levy Institute at Bard College, they dumped in over $29 trillion. That’s right, $29 trillion to their buddies. So, what’s the deal? They are going to keep lowering interest rates. It’s monetary methadone. All these people are addicts. Morons and imbeciles call them ‘investors.’ They’re addicts and gamblers. They can’t stop, and all they want is that drug– monetary methadone. They are just going to keep filling it in until they OD. . . . You don’t know when it is going to collapse, but our forecast is we are not going to go into a recession this year. We will begin to go into it in 2020, and the greatest recession/depression will happen by the end of 2020.”

Celente says, “There are lots of wild cards” that could upset his predictions. One is “rising oil prices,” and the other is conflict with a variety of adversaries. Celente say, “If war breaks out, it’s over, it’s over. It’s not like the old days, like WWII where you get the economy going. This is a different scene. This is way different. . . . The whole Middle East is doing terrible. Look at the problems they have in Turkey. . . . There is one currency after another going down. Look at the emerging markets. They are soaking money out like crazy. Look at America and all the money flowing into junk bonds.”

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)

Legal and financial expert Wayne Jett says, “No one in history has ever stood up to the secret cabal running America the way President Trump has.” Signs abound in the mainstream media they are freaking out.   Jett says, “They are freaking out because the noose is slipping over the heads of some of them in terms of the prospects of their being tried for treason or for some other heinous crime. There are many of them. The network, I am sorry to say, goes far and deep throughout our society. . . . Many of them are doing all they can to make sure this comes to an end as soon as possible. We have a President who is actually a declared enemy of the forces that have put our Presidents in office or killed them generation after generation well back into the 19th century.”

Jett calls this a “fight to the death” between team Trump and the cabal. Jett says, “This is a death match no question about it, and I am encouraged. Compared to today and where we were in 2012 and 2016. . . . I had considerable confidence that President Trump was going to prevail. I didn’t care what the polls said. . . . There are too just too many indications that our press lies to us in whatever ways are necessary to support the ruling elite because they, in fact, are instruments of the ruling elite. . . . I can’t see how you could have a worse candidate than Hillary Clinton, but Joe Biden may be it. . . . I am optimistic.”

Jett is also an expert on the Federal Reserve. He wrote the popular book called “The Fruits of Graft,” about the Great Depression, that he says was engineered by the cabal on purpose. Jett says they will do it again because the Fed owes way more than it can ever repay. That means the dollar, at some point in the not-so-distant future, will be worthless. Jett explains, “It’s not even on the same meter. It (the Fed) is completely a sham operation, and just like every other fiat currency in history, the dollar as presently designed, is designed to fail. It’s designed to go to zero, and that’s what’s coming. What I think the President is doing is putting that off as much as he can, keeping the Fed from doing that and keeping it rolling until he can get this current account deficit down so we can come out with a gold backed currency. As soon as we get current account deficit more or less in balance, we can have a reset to a gold backed currency that is actually stable and actually designed to deliver value into the pockets of the people.”

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June 12, 2019

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 

Financial writer and book author John Rubino is worried about record debt at every level of the economy. Rubino says, “The next recession is overdue because this is the longest expansion on record. . . . We loaded up car buyers with sub-prime loans. Students now have $1.5 trillion of student debt. Credit card debt is at record levels. Government debt is at record levels. Corporate debt is at record levels. . . . All of these guys have borrowed more money than they ever have in history. So, the idea we are going to convince people to borrow a lot more money by lowering interest rates is at best problematic and at worst insane. We are headed that way because they have no other tools. So, when things slow down, they are going to start cutting again and printing money and buying up assets with that money.  We’ll see if it works again. It shouldn’t have worked the last time. . . . We are in a range of unexplored numbers. . . . How much further can this go? Is there a limit out there? We are going to find out in the next recession.”

Rubino is not impressed with the Federal Reserve’s latest promise to slash interest rates and print money to save a teetering economy. Rubino contends, “The markets ought to be terrified by this, but in the U.S. because the rates are not yet zero, the market is not yet terrified. We are not far from 0%. . . . The Fed can’t save us. We’re at the point now where we would be at a 1930’s style depression or a Weimar Germany hyperinflation or something new and equally bad. We have taken on insane amounts of debt, more than any society in history has ever tried to take on. So, we just don’t know what is going to happen. If the central banks cannot stop the next recession, we will find out what happens when this much debt goes bad. . . . The Fed’s biggest fear is that things will spin out of control, and they won’t have the tools to stop it.”

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June 9, 2019

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)

Financial writer and precious metals expert Craig Hemke says the reason you are seeing the wild markets and rising gold prices is all attributed to the Fed. It is in a horrible position. Hemke explains, “I don’t think ‘panicked’ is the right word because that means they are running around with their hair on fire terrified. I think they realize the corner into which they painted themselves. They are trying to mitigate the damage as much as they can. . . . The smartest thing the Fed can do right now at the next Fed meeting (June 18 & 19) is to cut the Fed Funds Rate by 50 basis points. They could at least kind of get the yield curve flat again, and not leave it so it looks like you are definitely headed into a recession. (Fed Head) Powell is not going to do that because it will look like he’s doing what Trump is telling him to do. . . .He’s probably going to cut by a quarter point. . . . There is also a pretty good chance he does nothing. . . . The reason why interest rates all along that curve are going lower and lower is because money all around the world sees we all are headed into a recession.”

Hemke says confidence in central banks is going to crash right along with the global economy. Hemke contends, “Now, this next time when the economy crashes, which it will inevitably will, they’ll be exposed for the charlatans that they are, stringing everybody along, pretending like they’ve got it under control, confidence in the central bank is going to crash. This means confidence in fiat currency is going to crash, and the only real alternative to fiat currency is sound money and that’s gold. That’s the first big part of why it’s different this time. The other big part is just the math. We are up to $22 trillion in debt versus $10 trillion back in 2009. . . . The deficit through 2029 is $1 trillion a year, and that is under a forecast of 3% economic growth. You are not going to get 3% economic growth. When it’s 1% or 0%, then your tax receipts fall dramatically. Then your deficit explodes.”

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June 5, 2019

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com

Precious metals analyst and financial writer David Morgan says we are very close to a bottom in silver. Morgan contends, “I am biased, but objectively, there is no cheaper hard asset out there than silver. I mean it is so undervalued. It’s unwanted, it’s unloved, it’s misunderstood and there are very few people who want to get into this market at these lows. I found that true when I started the website.”

Back then, in the early 2000’s, Morgan was calling a bottom in silver, and he was proven correct. Back then, Morgan pointed out, “I said inflation adjusted, silver was the lowest in all recorded history. I said if you want to be a value investor like Warren Buffett, and if you want something that is cheap and you want something at the bottom, well, here’s the bottom. . . . Hardly anyone would do it. I wrote an article back then about how people don’t buy bottoms. They want to, but people buy momentum. . . . People want to jump on the train when it’s already moving. . . . Gold has gone from $1,045 (in 2015) to $1,300 . . . I think there is enough momentum on gold to bring silver up from this level. I do think the bottom is in or close to being in.”

So, precious metals won’t go much lower but are going much, much higher in price. Morgan explains, “If we see the equity market start to fall off in a major correction, I’m talking more than 20%, I think you will see a run to gold and a confirmation in the silver market. In my analysis, I’d say we are on our way up to the largest move in the precious metals market I have probably ever seen in my lifetime. . . . There will be a run into gold because the bond market is really not a safe haven as it is touted to be. How safe is something that there is $43 trillion ($22 trillion official federal debt and $21 trillion ‘missing’) in debt that cannot be repaid in any way, shape or form? You’re going to pay it off in dollars, and you will just print the money up and you will have it worth less, and worth less, and worth less, and then it’s worthless. Or, you are going to have to see these bonds default where you are going to get 60 cents on the dollar, or 50 cents on the dollar or 20 cents on the dollar. That’s more unlikely. The most likely case is that they will just print their way out of it, which means you are defaulting on the currency itself. Once that psychology hits the market, there will be a run to gold that will be unbelievable. There will be no place else to go.”

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June 2, 2019

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)

Investment advisor and former Assistant Secretary of Housing Catherine Austin Fitts says when it comes to making government accounting secret, there is widespread bipartisan support. We are talking about the new rule from the Federal Accounting Standard Advisory Board (FASAB rule 56) that took government accounting dark. Fitts explains, “If you look at FASAB rule 56, it was approved by both the (Trump) Administration and the bipartisan (Congress) on the same week that everybody was screaming about Judge Kavanaugh. It was passed we had all the hearings on Mr. Kavanaugh’s teenage sex life. At the same time everybody supposedly looks like they are fighting, we had a bipartisan Congress and Administration pass this very quietly underneath the attention given to the Kavanaugh hearings.”

Why did both parties “quietly” pass FASAB rule 56 that makes federal budgets secret? Fitts says, “Since WWII, we have been building secret financial operations, whether it’s the ‘Black Budget’ or what some people call the ‘hidden system of finance.’ Secrecy is a huge financial addiction. I think every member of Congress does not see a way to kick the can down the road without becoming more and more extreme in tactics. I called FASAB 56 ‘secret money for secret armies.’ The same week that passed, an ad came out in one of the mercenary magazines that said ‘Blackwater is coming.’”

Just because trillions of dollars are “missing” and the federal budgets are now “secret” doesn’t mean you cannot see the effects of all the massive amounts of money created. It’s is showing up in the form of inflation, not official inflation calculated by the government, but real inflation for the man on the street. Fitts contends, “The U.S. dollar is getting debased. . . . Inflation is already here. If you are looking at an area with a 14% increase in the cost of goods year over year and your income isn’t rising, or it’s falling, we are already there. It’s not hyperinflation, but it is very significant inflation. It you look at the controls they have put on globally to fight inflation, they are quite significant. The U.S. debt went up 6% last year, and it’s estimated to go up 8% this year. God forbid we try to start any of the wars rattling around the world because the debt will skyrocket. We are in a spiral upward on the amount of debt. Next year, the social security fund will go negative cash flow. In other words, it’s going to stop being a net buyer of Treasuries and is going to be a net seller of Treasuries, which means if the foreigners are not buying, it’s down to the U.S. pension funds and the Fed.”

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May 28, 2019

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com

Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says what is going on in Washington D.C. with the “treason” against Trump is unlike anything we have ever faced as a nation. Shipp explains, “This is an historic battle between the President of the United States and what I call the ‘Shadow Government.’ Some call this the ‘Deep State,’ and that includes the CIA, the FBI and the NSA. President Trump is the first President to stand up against this Shadow Government. They have been spying on Trump since he was a presidential candidate. So, this is huge, it’s historic and nothing like this has ever occurred in any western government. . . . The Shadow Government has been controlling Congress, controlling the judiciary and controlling the President of the United States. No one has stood up against them until Donald J. Trump.  They did not figure on this, and he is not bound to this Shadow Government or their threats. Trump has got them quaking in their boots because they have been engaged in illegal surveillance. They have been engaged in a false counter-intelligence against the Trump campaign, literally planting spies in the Trump campaign. I can guarantee you they are scrambling like rats trying to get off a ship. Comey points fingers at Clapper, he’s pointing fingers at Comey, there’s Loretta Lynch and on and on. They are scared because if this stuff is declassified, the American people will see what they have done. For some of these people, this amounts to treason. They attempted a coup against a duly elected President of the United States.”

Make no mistake, what happened to President Trump with the “hoax” of Russia collusion was a frame job to try to knock him out of office. Trump has called this “treason,” and when he says this, the mainstream media is silent and won’t report it. Shipp says, “They know it, and they are trying their level best to support these Shadow Government/Deep State players because the media was complicit in this false Russia collusion. There is no way they are going to report on information that will expose their role in it. . . . They shot and they missed, and it was a bad miss because they tipped their hand.”

Shipp says new Attorney General William Barr is the right man for the job of prosecuting treason. Shipp says, “Barr was a former CIA attorney . . . I was skeptical at first, but now I am right behind Barr. I think the fact that Barr was a CIA attorney gives him an inside view. . . . So, Barr has an edge . . . over the CIA and the FBI. He knows how that system works. He knows how they are going to stonewall him. He knows how they are going to use classification to try to conceal what they have done. They got the worst President and the worst Attorney General for them to expose what they are doing both at the same time. Barr has subpoena power, and they are quaking in their boots because this has never happened before. They have never been challenged like this before.”

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