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Very cool Tycer. My back property line is a creek and this will make it vey easy to set up a watering trough for the livestock. Thanks!!
FM. Its like the cold war all over again. Except its being waged between Monsanto and Mother Earth. Well we know who will win in the long run. Its just a matter of how much we humans will have to suffer in the short term. Thank goodnes I am finaly able to move my family to a farm in North Idaho to become self suficient. Do you know how hard it is to grow food in you backyard in las vegas?
The article from the Daily Caller about this being a scam did a better job proving an investigation needs to be undertaken than that this was a scam. Most of the article did an excellant job laying out the details and proofs Lord James has but then the only refute was the Riyardi connection. Lord Jame even said that he thought the Riyardi part was possibly a scam. It makes no mention of the actual contract that Lord James has with both Geithner and Greenspan’s signature. Nor does in discredit any of the other evidence he has. I would think the DC article is more likely disinformation to muddy the waters. As Lord James said, lets ask both Geithner and Greenspan if they did indeed sign those contracts. Lets ask the Bank of Scottland why they took receipt and where is the money now. There is a whole host of questions that need to be asked but alas they never will be asked, this will just “go away” like all of the other fraud and deciept going on in our world. Well the bright side is the longer they prop this sucker up the more time I have to get prepared.
If you look at the first pic in the article you will see a brand new FAL on the right side. I have seen many pics with the rebels carring brand new FAL’s. I don’t know what the overseas price is but here in the US a new FAL goes for about $1500, not to mention the rounds cost abot $.80 cents each. If these people are so poor how do they afford these rifles?
There is no difference between a have and have not, there are both humans, the only thing seperating them is the lottery of chance and the circumstances of your life, especially in the first 2 decades.
This is the statement of someone blaming the world for their lot in life. They may both be humans but that doesn’t mean they are equal. When are people going to wake up and realize that we are not all equal just because we were born on the same planet to the same species? I was born into poverty with coked up, abusive teenage parents in 1970. I was living in my car (a 1970 dodge monaco which I bought with my paper route money) when I was 16. I barely finished high school just so I could get into the army. After three years I got out a learned a trade, then I started a business and employ 11 people now. It was my choices that defined me not some lottery or circumstances.
Im 24, have been in poverty all my life, and have watched my mother work her ass off, just to be broke and unemployed with a MA in business.
I work harder than anyone I know, yet I still find myself sinking into debt quicksand that will never go away. I am a have not compared to many, I am a have compared to more, but overall I recognize that these false dichotomies are nothing but destructive beliefs.
Once again blaming the world for your problems. Make a change, make better choices do something different with your life. Just because someone has an MA or PHD or whatever other bunch of letters in front of their name is no guarantee for sucess. In todays world its a guarantee of serfdom just to repay the loans.
I have read many of your posts and I agree with about 75% of what you have to say. We do need a better way to allocate our resources. That doesn’t mean everybody should get the same share though. Our choices define who we are and the life we lead. Bemoaning your circumstances is just whining and gets you absolutely nowhere.
Screw Wall Street, invest in yourself. Produce your own power, grow your own food, and do whatever it takes to insulate your way of life from the games of Wall Street.
I cant tell you how much I believe in these words. Unfortunately I have to play the game for a little bit longer. This spring we finaly get out.
If the "safe-haven" investment is being traded with levarage, how safe is it really? What will it be worth when the credit markets dry up again?
Isn’t everything traded with leverage these days? How safe is anything? Where am I supposed to put my savings while I am preparing to get out and live a sustainable lifestyle. I didn’t thnk the credit markets were flowing all that quickly now.
… 2) The drop was mostly a front-run by people insiders who knew in advance that the margin requirements were going to be raised. I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but 2 seems very likely here.
Again, if "insider" trading determines the value of gold, how can it be considered a wealth-preservation asset?
Insider trading always has an effect on the price of anything thats traded, thats the point. Nowhere in the original quote did it say anthing about insider trading "determining" the price of gold. Over 3000 years of history show that gold is the premier wealth preservation instrument. Please show me any "thing" that has kept pace with goods and services as well as gold has. I don’t care what happens tomorrow or next week or next year, I know that physical gold/silver will maintain my wealth better than any other asset you can name.
Good’ol central bank manipulation….the tried and true fallback for the goldbugs. But wait…I thought the MO of the central banks was currency devaluation? What is a more accepted barometer for the value of a currency than the price of gold in that currency?
Are you saying that the banks don’t manipulate the markets? Or do you think that they just don’t manipulate the precious metals markets? So the value of gold vs any given currancy fluctuates on a daily basis. Again, what happens day to day has no bearing on long term performance.
But crashing the price of gold makes the currency more valuable, not less valuable. It seems to me that central banks would want to manipulate the price of gold higher, not crash it.
Here we go again. Volatillity is the name of the game when a very complex system start falling apart. The bankers don’t get what they want every every single day. Of course the market is manipluated, but its not controlled.
I think all of the mentioned "reasons" for the price drop are likely causes. None of them could have caused a drop this significant by themselves. However, if they all happened together ( I am not thinking a conspiricy, just a complex system falling apart) the losses would add up real quick. I also heard Bill Haynes on KWN give another reason. In a nutshell gold/silver are just about the only "things" that have made money this year. Losses in other areas have caused margin calls and people are taking their profits in gold/silver to cover those margin calls.
You sound a little jaded and emotional in your post JAG. Not all of us are in the same place as you are but we are trying. Have a little patience.
I really liked the video. It pretty much layed out the system we are struggling under in a way almost everyone can understand
I am a bit confused about the author saying that money is created by governments. If this were true then then the US gov.(all governments) would be completely debt free and would not need to issue bonds or treasuries.
I know that the FED is a private corp. where only large banks may be shareholders. I assumed this was true of all central banks, please correct me if I am wrong.
How can you take a long term projection and say its being undermined by one month worth of action? How about the S&P is down about 10% since the begining of 2011 and gold is up about 27%. You can’t look at a VERY short period of time unless you are a trader, and yes I believe one month are a very short period of time. Personaly I see the dips and buy, the longer TPTB push it down the better my buying opportunities.
The price can’t rise to fast or it will prove just how worthless the fiat is too quickly and the house of cards(or ponzi scheme if you like) crashes instead of a slow tumble.
This looks like a serious uptrend to me.
We have triple and quadruple of all the basic gardening tools. Its amazing what good tools you can find at a yard sale for almost nothing. I do think non-power tools are best but if you have a decent propane generator with propane in the ground you can get many, many years of use and not have to use alot of manpower out of some power tools. This can be a great time and energy saver. well worth the cost of the system.
Here is a very incomplete list of some uncommon things you may want around
pipe cutter and threader (pipie should be esy to find but you still have to make it fit)
reloading equipment (this will be a great barter item, the neighbor brings you an empty case and you reload it)
welder oxy/act or a diesel weld/gen kit
basic woodworking tools, never know when you will need to repair that window pane or chair
treadle powered sewing machine, we just refurbished my wifes grandmothers from 1898 it works great
chainfalls, come alongs and a pulley system for lifting/dragging heavy items
wire rope or cable with attachments
Most of these item take some training to use properly but that does not mean someone won’t try to steal them. The best defense against theft is a being a good member of your communtiy that is always willing to help others.
Then the true "tool" is you.
I have to agree that there is little difference between a 9mm and a .40 to me either. My wife and several other woman and smaller men have told me they can tell a difference, this could be because my Beretta weighs more than my Glock. I think what feels right in you hand may not be the caliber necessarily but the size, balance and weight of the weapon. I personally train with a 10mm and have found that at 5-7 meters my strings are better with the smaller caliber after about 4-5 shots. Under 4 shots the difference is not enough to even mention.
I am not sure I agree with you about the one handed shooting. I am a true believer that how you train is how you will perform. Videos on the net may show reality (sometimes) but they do not show the background or training of the participants. I have never had to use my firearm to defend myself however I have been in many altercations where I have used my martial arts training(once I was carrying concealed but never drew). Most of all confrontations are face to face or less than three feet apart, almost never more than ten feet apart. You should never need to "string" shots at an opponent that close (if you do are you really thinking about where your strays are going, overpenetration, innocent bystanders?).
I live in both ID and NV. Both states are gun and self defense friendly. If you use deadly force in a situation you need to prove you THOUGHT your life was in imminent danger, which shouldn’t be too hard if you really know when to use your firearm. I think in Texas if you shoot someone the person you shot has to prove they didn’t deserve it, lol. I also thought you were charged in Kalifornia for even thinking about owning a gun