Monday, September 30, 2013

Is it the Beginning of New Era!

Javed Hashmi  rails against Pakistan Blasphemy Law
Javed Hashmi  rails against Pakistan Blasphemy Law

Shamim Masih writes with a bit of hope mixed in with the frustration a Pakistani-Christian feels living as a second class citizen (dhimmi) in Pakistan. Shamim is wondering if this could be the beginning of a new era for Christians living in Pakistan. What was the catalyst? The Taliban homicidal suicide bombs that blew themselves up at All Saints Church in Peshawar. Depending who and when you read about the terrorist act about 80 to 100 people attending Church died including women and children.

Here is a video in which you can see the immediate results of Islamic Supremacist terrorism.

JRH 9/30/13
Is it the Beginning of New Era!

By Shamim Masih
Sent: 9/30/2013 7:59 AM

Islamabad: Pakistan has become one of the most dangerous places for Christians to live. The Urdu newspapers Daily Insaf and Daily Khabrain both reported on 20th August, 2000 that a judge of Lahore High Court, Justice Nazir Akhter said that “Anyone accused of under blasphemy charges should be killed on the spot by Muslims as their religious obligation and that there is no need for legal proceedings for a blasphemer.” Justice Akhter continued, “We shall slit every tongue that is guilty of insolence against the Holy Prophet.”

In April, 2013, the U S Commission on International Religious Freedom warned that the risk to Pakistan’s minorities has reached a crisis level. The Commission said that blasphemy laws, and others, are used to violate religious freedoms and foster a climate of impunity. Blasphemy laws are, at present, the most significant tool for persecution against the Christian community. These laws however have also often been used to settle personal disputes or just to make Pakistan into a Christian-free state.

Minor girl, Rimsha and her family are fortune fled to Canada; no one knows that what will happen to the rest of the Christians of Pakistan. Aasia Bibi, mother of five, after having been given a death sentence, is on death row for a comment that Jesus Christ is not dead but that the Prophet Mohammad is dead. For this, she was brutally beaten by her Muslim co-workers and now she is on death row. In addition to the well-known cases of Martha Bibi, Younis Masih, Rafaqaat Masih, Sawan Masih, and Samuel Masih and many others are also being subjected to killings, imprisonment with long sentences, beatings, and burnings. Killings, oppression and humiliation are more and more frequently taking place in Pakistan. [Bold Emphasis Editor’s]

A shocked Christians could only cry as they tried to take in the bombing which has shaken the minorities particularly the Christians. Am I being judgmental? Yes, absolutely, allow me to say it as it is and not wrap hardened reality in soft velvet covers. The Pakistani government delivers political statement from time to time in the favor of the minorities when some dignitary or delegation is to visit or whenever our premier is on tour to Western World. These statements are only spoken words in the air, nothing is done practically. There is a rigid and permanent policy to erode the rights of minorities and curb them by different methods.
I heard the Christian rights activist, Sohail Johnson said, “We are absolutely sickened and we say loud and clear, ENOUGH is ENOUGH” and Tariq Chaman, journalist and President [of the] Union of Minority Journalists Islamabad/Rawalpindi – UMJI said that these attacks were making Christians helpless and forcing us to leave this country. We don’t have any security here.”

Some are panhandling, attempting to eke out a “living”. Others walk, walk and walk, carrying both visible and invisible burdens, and trying to pass the time before they are allowed back to a shelter. In the wake of Rimsha case, attorney at the time of her trial has started a movement to raise a voice of vulnerable people of his community. Yes, Tahir Naveed Chaudhry, ex-Member Provisional Assembly - MPA, claimed the follower of (late) Shahbaz Bhatti. While celebrating the minority’s day this year, he announced his political struggle with the name Pakistan Minority Alliances PMA. He claimed that he will continue his struggle, which is left behind his late Quaid (leader) Shahbaz Bhatti. During the meantime, he said that PMA membership has risen to 5000 people around the country within a couple of months. With this number he raised a voice against the church blast in Peshawar. Talking to protest rallies in all major cities of country, he demand to revisit the discriminatory laws. From Karachi to Peshawar, his cohorts demanded to find the missing people in the incident in All Saints Church Peshawar.

PMA chief said that he is struggling for [the] panicky minority; Pakistani Christians are among the poorest in the country, often living in squalid settlements tucked away in the country’s sprawling cities. If the government is not serious to address our issues, knowingly or unknowingly they are pushing us to choose another track.

During these hectic days, I assemble [with] another bouncy man, Sohail Johnson chief of Sharing Life Ministry. After visiting the brutal assault, it killed around 100 worshippers during Sunday services. He said that why people are linking the attack on the Christian community with drone strikes? How can a drone attack, targeted by a foreign power be equated with a bomb blast, detonated by militants, infesting the territory of Pakistan? He said by not condemning the terror group, you are encouraging a brigade of narrow minded people in the unbridled pursuit of their lethal agenda that will eventually destroy everything of value of our Pakistan.

Earlier I brought in Albert David chairman Pakistan United Christian Movement PUCM, who is engaged in the unity of Pakistani Christians. He has visited Peshawar twice during this week; he is passionate to bring change among the Christians in Pakistan.

I saw pieces of human flesh scattered on the ground during my visit to All Saints Church Peshawar. I found slippers of small girl and belongings of Sunday school children. In the mayhem surrounding me at that time, the slipper and Sunday school students were all I could think about.

The government will have to take concrete measures to empower non-Muslims through application of Article 226 [PCC Petition US Congress on blasphemy laws and election on reserved seats in PakistanPetition] of the Constitution and amendments in the Blasphemy law [Pakistan Minorities Will Be Unsafe if Blasphemy Laws Are Amended]. There is a limit to tolerate false accusations. Stop hate; don’t force them to ask a province or an independent country. Already Javed Hashmi has spoken logically and emphatically against this law in the National Assembly on 24th September. [Javed Hashmi assails blasphemy law in NA]

Be Blessed,
Shamim Masih
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Tony Newbill Emails 9/3 to 9/5/13

Middle East Hegemony Map
Here are a couple of Tony Newbill emails that brings another angle President Barack Hussein Obama’s reasoning in desiring to attack Syrian Chemical Weapons. Theme spoiler: Syrian WMDs are from Iraq and Saudi Arabian Intelligence is manipulating the USA into a Middle Eastern war with the object of gaining regional hegemony rather than Iran.

JRH 9/29/13
Is the Syrian Limited Strike to Cover up the Iraqi WMDs???
Sent: 9/3/2013 2:46 PM

Is the Syrian Limited Strike [option] to Cover up the Iraqi WMDs??? They Need to be Asking Clapper because Even James Clapper, now the Director of National Intelligence [DNI] and formerly the director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency [NGA, Here and Here] , said [corroboration Link] in 2003 that he believed materials had been moved out [Here, Here, Here, Here, Here and yes Yellowcake for Nukes too]  of Iraq in the months  before the war and cited satellite imagery.

Oh they want to make sure this doesn't happen!!!!!

If the Bashar al-Assad regime falls, and should the securing of the chemical and biological stockpiles of Syria be necessary, what would be the effect if some of those materials and munitions bear Iraqi markings?

James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence in the Obama Administration, thought so.

Whether or not sensitive weapons technology was moved to Syria is a hotly disputed question in the intelligence community. James Clapper, now the Director of National Intelligence and formerly the director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, said in 2003 that he believed materials had been moved out of Iraq in the months before the war and cited satellite imagery.

If the Bashar al-Assad regime falls, and should the securing of the chemical and biological stockpiles of Syria be necessary, what would be the effect if some of those materials and munitions bear Iraqi markings?

Former Iraqi General Sada asserted that Saddam’s chemical stockpile was lifted, in … (READ THE REST - Iraq Chemical Weapons Moved to Syria Before 2003 Invasion? Posted by UltimaRatioReg; U.S. Naval Institute; 7/20/13)

IS IT that they want to hit the areas in Syria where they Think the WMDs from Iraq are [located] to cover-up what was said [about WMDs] NOT There after the Invasion of Iraq???? And if the International Community knows this and we strike what will that do to our Relationships???

You can see this is leverage for Assad and Russia, and why they just want what they are calling a Limited strike.

Why does Assad Trust Kerry then?? Did they have an agreement that [Iraq WMDs are] Now is about to be Exposed??? And How tight [lipped] Obama and Other Democrats were before now??  Are Russia and China using this Knowledge of Iraqi WMDs in Syria  against the Democrats and Obama???

Assad in 2010: I Trust John Kerry

Saddam's WMDs and Russia


In the 1970s and 1980s there were several indications about Saddam Hussein’s development of the WMD programs (biological, chemical and nuclear). The Israeli attack on the Iraqi French-made Osirak nuclear reactor in 1981 slowed down the progress of the Iraq’s nuclear weapons program but the biological and chemical WMDs were highly developed, due to the Soviet assistance, Iraqi scientists and a sophisticated system of procurement, organized by the Iraqi Intelligence in Western Europe and in other parts of the World. The nuclear weapons program was never abandoned by the regime, and before the first Gulf War (1991) Iraq was very close to producing its own nuclear weapons. (There is some evidence that Saddam could have purchased nuclear technology from Pakistan, through Dr. Khan’s network, and that he has tried to buy nuclear weapons or components from China). The war destroyed the technical base for the production. But the highly skilled scientific and technical personnel (over 200) remained in place, dispersed. The regime managed to save their nuclear fuel, many technical means of production and the blueprints of the nuclear weaponization. The after-war international (UN) control proved ineffective. Iraq also saved an essential part of its biological and chemical warfare technology, materials and personnel. Some of the WMDs, materials, specialists from Iraq have been transferred abroad to continue research and to organize the production abroad: mainly to Sudan, Libya and Algeria but also to the neighboring Syria (with a purpose to strengthen Syrian regime’s offensive capabilities against Israel).

Saddam regime's WMD policy after the 1st Gulf War

The efforts of the Saddam’s regime to preserve and develop its biological, chemical and even nuclear weapons capabilities have been well documented in a report, submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives by Yossef Bodansky on February 10, 1998 (See: Task Force on Terrorism & Unconventional Warfare, "The Iraqi WMD Challenge — Myths and Reality"). From the very beginning, Saddam Hussein embarked on a policy of concealment and cheating of the UN inspection. Thus the elimination of the Iraqi strategic military programs and the destruction of their technical means have never been completed and fully effective. "Despite Baghdad’s protestations, Iraq does have a small but very lethal operational arsenal of WMD and platforms capable of delivering them throughout the Middle East and beyond." — summarized Yossef Bodansky in 1998 [page 2 of the report]. This capability was possible due to the following actions: (1) dispersing and hiding of WMD materials, technical means, blueprints for the production and personnel in Iraq proper; (2) transfer of a large part of the Iraqi WMD arsenal, technical means, materials for the production and scientific-technological personnel to other countries, mainly to Sudan, Libya and Algeria, and partly to Yemen and Syria; (3) reviving of the sophisticated system of illegal procurement of WMD technology, sub-systems and strategic materials in Western Europe (mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland), via other countries (Bulgaria, Belarus, the Ukraine, Poland) and in Asia (Pakistan, Iran, North Korea, China).

Iraq was also capable to develop new types of offensive weapons, capable of READ THE REST (Saddam's WMDs and Russia; By David Dastych; – Originally Canada Free Press; 2/28/06)

After reading the Front Page Mag article you can see the CONNECTION TO THE MBH!!!!   Saddam was rallying together the factions that had MBH members all through them with Russia, and this was a Threat to the Dollar continuing to be the Petrol Settlement Currency for OPEC international markets.  Obama was placed in Power to counter this Russian Influence by Bribing the MBH away from Russian Influence.

Syria's Chemical Weapons Came From Saddam's Iraq

War On Terror: As the regime of Bashar Assad disintegrates, the security of his chemical arsenal is in jeopardy. The No. 2 general in Saddam Hussein's air force says they were the WMDs we didn't find in Iraq.

King Abdullah of neighboring Jordan warned that a disintegrating Syria on the verge of civil war puts Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons at risk of falling into the hands of al-Qaida.

"One of the worst-case scenarios as we are obviously trying to look for a political solution would be if some of those chemical stockpiles were to fall into unfriendly hands," he said.

The irony here is that the chemical weapons stockpile of Syrian thug Assad may in large part be the legacy of weapons moved from Hussein's Iraq into Syria before Operation Iraqi Freedom.

If so, this may be the reason not much was found in the way of WMD by victorious U.S. forces in 2003.

In 2006, former Iraqi general Georges Sada, second in command of the Iraqi Air Force who served under Saddam Hussein before he defected, wrote a comprehensive book, "Saddam's Secrets."

Anticipating the invasion, his job was to supervise the removal of such weapons and erase as much evidence of Russian involvement as possible.

The Russian-assisted "cleanup" operation was entrusted to a combination of GRU and Spetsnaz troops and Russian military and civilian personnel in Iraq "under the command of two experienced ex-Soviet generals, Colonel-General Vladislav Achalov and Colonel-General Igor Maltsev, both retired and posing as civilian commercial consultants."

Washington Times reporter Bill Gertz reported on Oct. 30, 2004, that Achalov and Maltsev had been photographed receiving medals from Iraqi Defense Minister Sultan Hashim Ahmad in a Baghdad building bombed by U.S. cruise missiles during the first U.S. air raids in early March 2003. Apparently they did their job well.

An article in the fall 2005 Middle East Quarterly reports that in an appearance on Israel's Channel 2 on Dec. 23, 2002, Israel's prime minister, Ariel Sharon, stated: "Chemical and biological weapons which Saddam is endeavoring to conceal have been moved from Iraq to Syria." According ... (READ ENTIRETY - Syria's Chemical Weapons Came From Saddam's Iraq; By IBD Editorials; Investors Business Daily; 07/19/2012 07:02 PM ET)

And this dinner meeting by a Top Democratic leader who had been very Vocal about the WMDs in Iraq and Led the Democratic Party on this Chant in 2004 and beyond [about WMD] not being there, sure could be about making sure Assad keeps those weapons covered up, huh?  I just keep hearing from the Congressional leaders that they just want a Limited attack to send a message when Regime Change was the priority by Obama before. So something’s missing here regarding the Mission, its different now, why???

Kerry’s Cozy Past with Assad, ‘He’s a Very Generous Man’ - See more at:

Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for the overthrow and murder of his friend, Syria’s president Assad, claiming definitively that he used chemical weapons against his own people.

John Kerry was a frequent visitor of Assad’s over the last few years. Perhaps no one in U.S. politics knows him better than Kerry who was complimentary of Assad as short as 2 years ago when he referred to him as a “very generous man”.

Kerry (America) has not provided the world with any proof other than grainy videos allegedly taken during the event and a declassified report which is probably as reliable as Bush’s Iraq 45 minutes to nuclear launch reports. Assad has emphatically denied the accusations and no independent source has yet confirmed America’s claims.

“Well, I personally believe that — I mean, this is my belief, okay? But President Assad has been very generous with me … (READ THE REST - Kerry’s Cozy Past with Assad, ‘He’s a Very Generous; By Activist Post; The Daily Sheeple; 8/31/13)

John Kerry, who is expected to be nominated as secretary of state later this afternoon, has made frequent visits to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.

Assad is now under fire for mass murdering his own civilians, as he fights an internal war to keep his position of power. Even Obama has called for Assad to go.

In February 2009, Kerry led a delegation there to engage Syria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told visiting US members of Congress on Saturday that the United States should ‘move away from a policy based on dictating decisions.’ Assad's guests on Saturday included US Senator John Kerry, who headed the third delegation this week to call on the Syrian president's door as Washington reviews its policies toward countries the previous administration regarded as hostile. Assad told his visitors that future relations should be based on a ‘proper understanding’ by Washington of regional issues and on common interests, SANA news agency reported,” AFP reported at the time.

AFP followed up with this report after the visit stating that Kerry believes "Syria is an essential player in bringing peace and stability to the region":

“President Barack Obama's administration considers Syria a key player in Washington's efforts to revive the stalled Middle East peace process, US Senator John Kerry said in Damascus on Thursday. ‘Syria is an essential player in bringing peace and stability to the region,’ Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said in a speech after meeting President Bashar al-Assad. ‘Both the United States and Syria have a very deep interest... in having a very frank exchange on any differences (and) agreements that we have about the possibilities of peace in this region,’ he said in the statement.”

Later, a couple months later, Kerry met again with Assad. "US Senator John Kerry met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a second time in as many months on Saturday for talks on ‘regional issues,’ the American embassy in Damascus said," reported the AFP.

And in 2011, when Kerry again wanted to go to Syria, his visit was blocked--by the Obama administration. “The Obama administration and France reportedly nixed a visit by U.S. Sen. John Kerry to Syria. Kerry (D-Mass.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has cultivated a relationship with the Syrian regime otherwise treated as a pariah in the West in the hope of drawing it away from Iranian influence. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Kerry had planned a visit last month, but the governments of the United States and of French President Nicolas Sarkozy blocked the visit out of concern that it would signal ‘Western weakness’ as … (READ THE REST - Kerry a Frequent Visitor with Syrian Dictator Bashar Al-Assad; By DANIEL HALPER; Weekly Standard; 12/21/12 12:26 PM)

Keeping the Saudis Loyal to the U.S. Dollar is the Key
Sent: 9/5/2013 11:18 AM

I found this link someone posted and what is said below makes sense. The use of the Dollar and keeping Saudi loyal to its use is KEY to this Whole Mess!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It’s becoming clear that Obama has been using the Muslim Brotherhood in a Leverage position to keep Saudi Arabia from just walking all over the USA and EU interests. By Obama siding with other nations and possibly rejecting the dollar as the Trade currency for OPEC energy resources and trying to keep the dollar relevant in this Mess, but Egypt overthrowing the Brotherhood has now moved the goal posts to Syria to try and establish a front for the Brotherhood.

Has Saudi Arabia been behind the Middle Eastern War on Terror to Use the West and primarily the USA to TAKE over the Middle East????

Syrian War is a Saudi Intelligence Operation

Has Saudi Arabia been behind the Middle Eastern War on Terror to Use the West and primarily the USA to TAKE over the Middle East????

Just moments ago, I saw Secretary of State John Kerry admit that the Syrian War is a Saudi operation. And, I watched him squirm in his chair as he said it, because he KNOWS that this is what he’s admitting. I could hardly believe what I was seeing. Even more, he was tacitly admitting Saudi involvement in other interventions.

For those of us who have more than half a brain, and at least SOME knowledge of the Middle East… We’ve noticed the fingerprints of Saudi intelligence all over what’s going on in Syria. In fact, I was planning to write about the involvement of the Saudi General Intelligence Services (or, Al Mukhabarat Al A’amah) today, when John Kerry went and poured gasoline on my fire. (And, I must say, John, that you really, REALLY looked uncomfortable making that admission.)

So, America will go to war at the behest of their Saudi paymasters. This makes me sick, and it should make you sick, too. This will launch us straight into World War III, and it will be the Saudis that pulled the trigger.

For those of you who keep preaching ‘Zionist Conspiracy’, you are complete and utter fools. Furthermore, you have dragged others down with you, and THAT is inexcusable. [Editor: This an excerpt that Tony Newbill posted in this email. There is a lot more including videos. Here is a sneak peak of the rest of which the first sentence is actually the last sentence in which the author castigates Antisemitics that accuse of a “Zionist Conspiracy”:

God will protect Israel – although many, many Israelis will die – but, God will not protect YOU.

For a biblical introduction to what is happening, go to the website that I created to deal with this subject:

Read the Ezekiel Tetrad, which is Ezekiel 36, 37, 38 and 39. Here is my introduction to … (READ THE REST - Syrian War is a Saudi Intelligence Operation; By John; OmegaShock; 9/5/2013)]

Secretary of State John Kerry said at a House Foreign Affairs committee hearing that Arab counties have offered to pay for the entirety of unseating President Bashar al-Assad if the United States took the lead militarily:

The Syrian War What You're Not Being Told, in this Video you will hear General Wesley Clark make some outlandish Claims!!!!!

Ben Swann Reality Check: What The Media Isn't Telling You About Syria
© Tony Newbill
Edited by John R. Houk
Brackets indicate Editor additions.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Tony Newbill Emails 8/20 to 8/28/13

Ball & Chain of Economic Corruption
These emails focus on government shenanigans with implications of corruption and actions leading toward economic danger via manipulation. A couple of interesting email was a bit enlightening to me. Their theme is about regions within a State or States desiring secession. Here’s the novelty for me: they do not want to secede from the USA, rather they desire actual secession from their State to form a new State.
JRH 9/28/13
Get Ready For The Death Of The Petrodollar
Sent: 8/20/2013 8:57 AM
August 20, 2013 by Brandon Smith 
Even after seven years of writing macroeconomic analysis for the liberty movement and bearing witness to astonishing displays of financial and political stupidity by more “skeptics” than I can count, it never ceases to amaze me the amount of blind faith average Americans place in the strength of the U.S. dollar. One could explain in vast categorical detail the history of fiat currencies, the inevitable destruction caused by inflationary printing and the conundrum caused when any country decides to monetize its own debt just to stay afloat — often, to no avail.
Bank bailouts, mortgage company bailouts, Treasury bond bailouts, stock market bailouts, bailouts of foreign institutions: None of this seems to phase the gibbering bobbleheaded followers of the Federal Reserve cult.  Logic and reason and wisdom bounce like whiffle balls off their thick skulls. They simply parrot one of two painfully predictable arguments:
o   Argument No. 1: There is no way foreign countries will ever dump the U.S. dollar because they are so dependent on American consumers to buy their export goods.
o   Argument No. 2: There is no way the dollar’s value will ever collapse because it is the dominant petro-currency, and the entire world needs dollars to purchase oil.
I have written literally hundreds of articles over the years dismantling the first argument, pointing out READ THE REST
U.K. Gold ‘Exports’ To Switzerland Explode Due To Allocated and Asian Demand
8/20/2013 10:30 AM
The Great shift in Dollar rates is upon us.
Published in Market Update
20 August 2013
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,365.75, EUR 1,020.28 and GBP 871.29 per ounce.
Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,375.25, EUR 1,031.39 and GBP 878.47 per ounce.

Gold fell $6.40 or 0.47% yesterday, closing at $1,366.60/oz. Silver edged down $0.02 or nearly 0.09%, closing at $23.16. Platinum fell $14.52 or 1% to $1,504.49/oz, while palladium was down $10.75 or 1.4% to $749.75/oz.

Gold and silver both pulled back yesterday on profit taking and as stop loss limits triggered selling. There were jitters among some market participants as President Obama met the heads of the CFTC, SEC, CFPB, FHFA, NCUA, FDIC, the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve.
Liquidated ETF gold holdings are being shipped from the U.K to Switzerland for refining into smaller one kilogramme gold bars, Australian bank Macquarie wrote in a note yesterday. These were then sent to Asia and bought by Asian investors. The note confirmed, what has been known anecdotally for some weeks.

This is contributing to the increased tightness in the physical market as large London Good Delivery bars (400 oz) are air freighted to Switzerland for refining into smaller kilo bars (32.15 ounces) for the voracious Asian market.

There is also an increasing preference for allocated storage in Switzerland by high net worths and
family offices. Switzerland still has much of the world’s gold refining capacity and remains a favourite destination of investors and savers concerned about sovereign risk - including sovereign risk in the EU, U.K. and U.S.

Most of the gold ETFs holdings were held in London vaults, and U.K. gold ‘exports’ to Switzerland exploded from 92 tonnes in all of 2012 to a whopping 240 tonnes in May this year alone and a very large 797 tonnes in the first six months of 2013.
The 797 tonnes of gold “exported” from the U.K. to Switzerland is nearly 30% of total annual gold mining supply.
Investors appear to be switching from ETFs to allocated accounts, which are often held in Switzerland, Bloomberg noted. GoldCore have direct experience of this as we have seen flows from clients liquidating ETFs in the U.K., the U.S. and even Switzerland into the safety of allocated bullion accounts in Zurich and Hong Kong.

“Bail-ins” and the risk of being an unsecured creditor of investment and savings providers is one of the reasons for the flight to allocated gold.
Prudent and risk conscious gold investors and store of wealth buyers continue to focus on ‘return of capital’ rather than ‘return on capital’ and are therefore switching from the more high risk, in terms of counter party risk, ETFs to the safety of allocated bullion.

Store of wealth bullion buyers will use weakness to accumulate physical again due to the strong fundamentals
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As The Crisis Deepens, Gold Flows East
Over the last three decades what began as a trickle of gold and silver moving east has become a flood. This is precisely what one should have expected. Loose and looser American fiscal and monetary policy has led to the export of dollar inflation to those countries – notably China – that have pegged their currencies to the dollar.

The obvious consequence of higher prices abroad has led to higher demand for precious metals as a store of value in the same countries.
Headline topics covered in July's Insight:
  • Crisis: the new normal
  • In a zero sum game, someone has to be the loser
  • The business model: speculation
  • When the data is bad, make up the data
  • Gold and silver: huge demand meets too much leverage
India on the verge of financial collapse
Sent: 8/20/2013 11:53 AM
These kinds of events in India will forge a new alliance to the SDR rather than sticking with the demands of a dollar regime that’s dependency on foreign parts supplies even from this country leaves it in a Position not able to negotiate for any loyalty to continue as its choice in Currency trade relations.
Stacy Summary: Here comes the tsunami following the 2007/2008 collapse in the West. And, once again, the IMF will create some magic credit against which to lend . . . the big question is, however, now in a post bail-in world, what happens to all the gold (and silver to a lesser extent) in which Indians hold their savings.
India’s financial woes are rapidly approaching the critical stage. The rupee has depreciated by 44% in the past two years and hit a record low against the US dollar on Monday. The stock market is plunging, bond yields are nudging 10% and capital is flooding out of the country.

Why American Business and Jobs are Stalled and Never coming back under Democratic rule!!!!!!!
Sent: 8/20/2013 4:51 PM
EPA's Secret And Costly 'Sue And Settle' Collusion With Environmental Organizations
In an affidavit, ATI informed the court that one of the two specialists EPA assigned to handle the CEI’s FOIA requests admitted that a supervisor instructed her and a colleague to perform no work on them. Then:
“Following this, EPA constructed a cul de sac of refusing to perform a search of responsive records until ATI agreed to pay estimated fees…which by law non-profits typically do not pay under FOIA…but which EPA then refused to provide.”
Quite certainly, EPA is not the only federal agency to engage in secret Sue and Settle deals with crony environmental lobbying organizations. In a January letter to his Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, Senator Vitter wrote:
“The collusion between federal bureaucrats and the organizations entering consent agreements under a shroud of secrecy represents the antithesis of a transparent government, and your participation in the FOIA request [filed by 13 other states’ AGs] will help Louisianans understand the process by which these settlements were reached.”
Caldwell subsequently agreed to the Senator’s request.
Vitter highlighted a recent example where the READ THE REST
How is this productive????
Sent: 8/21/2013 8:25 AM
What can an Article V Constitutional Convention do to STOP THIS?????
Good Bye Republican Party  because Obama and the Democrats are going to use this Welfare Benefit to Build their Base and do it by telling them they better keep them in office if they want these benefits to continue because the Republicans want to CUT YOU OFF!!!!!
Amnesty and welfare I bet will Explode.
This tells us the stock market is not based on true supply side growth!!!
The Work versus Welfare Trade-Off: 2013
Executive Summary
In 1995, the Cato Institute published a groundbreaking study, The Work vs. Welfare Trade-Off, which estimated the value of the full package of welfare benefits available to a typical recipient in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It found that not only did the value of such benefits greatly exceed the poverty level but, because welfare benefits are tax-free, their dollar value was greater than the amount of take-home income a worker would receive from an entry-level job.
Since then, many welfare programs have undergone significant change, including the 1996 welfare reform legislation that ended the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program and replaced it with the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program. Accordingly, this paper examines the current welfare system in the same manner as the 1995 paper. Welfare benefits continue to outpace the income that most recipients can expect to earn from an entry-level job, and the balance between welfare and work may actually have grown worse in recent years.
The current welfare system provides such a high level of benefits that it acts as a disincentive for work. Welfare currently pays more than a minimum-wage job in 35 states, even after accounting for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and in 13 states it pays more than $15 per hour.
If Congress and state legislatures are serious about reducing welfare dependence and rewarding work, they should consider strengthening welfare work requirements, removing exemptions, and narrowing the definition of work.
Moreover, states should consider ways to shrink the gap between the value of welfare and work by reducing current benefit levels and tightening eligibility requirements.
Have you heard this Interview with Michael Pento???
Sent: 8/22/2013 12:21 PM
[Editor: The link is to a radio broadcast featuring Michael Pento. About Michael Pento:
President of Pento Portfolio Strategies - Michael is a well-established specialist in the “Austrian School” of economics. A regular on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, and other national media outlets and his market analysis can be read in most major financial publications. Prior to starting Pento Portfolio Strategies he served as a senior economist and VP of the managed products division of another well known financial firm. Michael has also created ETFs and UITs that were sold throughout Wall Street. Earlier in his career, he worked on the floor of the NYSE.]
I sure Like what This is talking about
Sent: 8/22/2013 6:35 PM
The 51st State initiative has a website and appeals to the Declaration of Independence as justification for its efforts, writing: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. The 51st State website claims that their initiative is simple.
“We just want to be left alone to live our lives without heavy-handed restrictions from the state capitol,” read a post on the website. “The concerns of rural Coloradans have been ignored for years,” William Garcia, chairman of the Weld County Commissioners, said in a statement. “The last session was the straw that broke the camel’s back for many people. They want change. They want to be heard.”
Why Not?
Sent: 8/23/2013 10:54 AM
90 or so states in the union might make a Better Republic!
This is going to be a Big Deal and make a Lot of Noise!
Other statehood movements
This website is dedicated to the efforts being made in Colorado to form a new state.  Following are link to other statehood movements throughout the country:

Western Maryland

Northern Michigan

Chicago as it own State
Jefferson State (Northern CA / Southern OR) - coming soon
Baja Arizona
I sure Like what This is talking about.  
[Editor: Link already excerpted above]
This is going on in Oregon and California
Jefferson State Project About Page:
Development of this site began in the fall of 1998 to bring attention to the plight of the local people and local economies along the mountain border region of northern California and southern Oregon.
Despite a 'growing economy' and a tech boom which went bust, many in our region were facing opposition to our natural resource based industries and livelihoods by environmentalist extremists, activist judges, non-government organizations and their broadening political agenda in collusion with governmental agencies at the state and federal levels. This threat has become more real and is moving in the wrong direction.
Our attempt is to bring land use controls and private property rights back to the local level governed by local people by any and every means necessary under the law.
This mission brings mocking from politicians, the socialist elite and all of those who place unscrupulous and misguided ideals ahead of a free people under the United States Constitution.
For more info:
Brian Petersen
Phone 530-842-2315
Yreka, CA - for now
Thank-you for your interest.
I say a little Munity looks interesting…… 
You Won’t believe this, it’s Absolutely incredible
Sent: 8/24/2013 11:38 AM

VIDEO: Dept Of Hate - DHS Manager: In order For Black People To Survive "A Lot Of Whites Need To Be Killed"

This is not a good Idea!!!!!
Sent: 8/28/2013 10:09 AM
Here’s a Quote that shocked me a Bit …. Quite a bit!!!!
“There is a long history of attempts by scientists to control the weather, including using techniques such as cloud seeding.
This involves spraying small particles and chemicals into the air to induce water vapour to condense into clouds.” ….
And we wonder why we are seeing more disease???   HA HA the Elite work in mysterious ways…
Weather could be controlled using lasers
Scientists are attempting to control the weather by using lasers to create clouds, induce rain and even trigger lightning.
Experts from around the world are to gather at the World Meteorological Organisation next month to discuss how powerful laser pulses can be used to generate changes in the atmosphere that influence the weather.
Their experiments have shown that intense pulses of light can cause ice to form and water to condense, leading to the formation of clouds.
The scientists have now begun testing their equipment outside for the first time with extremely short pulses of laser light were fired into the sky.
Researchers have also proved that lightning discharges can be triggered and channelled through the air using laser pulses.
They hope the technology could allow lightning during thunderstorms to be guided away from sensitive buildings such as power plants or airports.
It could also be used to manipulate the weather by creating clouds and triggering rainfall ahead of major public events.
Professor Jean-Pierre Wolf and Dr Jerome Kasparian, both biophotonics experts at the University of Geneva, have now organised a conference at the WMO next month in an attempt to find (READ THE REST - Weather could be controlled using lasers; By Richard Gray; The Telegraph; 1:53PM BST 27 Aug 2013)
© Tony Newbill
Edited by John R. Houk