My Take on 2017 – Part One

I always predict that the next year will be interesting, and I’m always right. Well, I’m always right on that word, ‘interesting’. The rest of my predictions tend to be less than accurate.

So, interesting events will abound. The question is whether they will be sufficiently benign for you to survive them. I suspect that the body count won’t escalate until we hit 2018. But, the wreckage of the financial system might leave you with very little to show for all of your hard work.

But, let’s take a few moments to look at what I think about the coming year.


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My Take on 2017 – Part One

I didn’t want to make this into two parts, but it has been a stressful week. Those who know me here in Taiwan have very little understanding of what I do all day, every day. They think that the writer’s life is one of ease and fuzzy slippers.

It’s not.

And no, I do NOT own a pair of ‘fuzzy slippers’, although Mrs. Little has been threatening to get me some, for several years now. Pink, with rabbit ears.

I say all that to moan about the demands on my time, keeping me from doing much research and writing my predictions for 2017. (excuses, excuses) Of course, my predictions are generally wrong, and I’ve never claimed that I’m any good at timing.

What I am good at is pointing out things that have already happened (or just about to happen) and how important they are. If I should ever get the timing of a future event correctly, it’s probably an accident.

When you read this week’s research, you’ll see a lot of predictions about what might happen next year. And, they’ll probably be wrong too. 2017 seems set to be a VERY difficult year to predict. I suspect that the best that we can do is describe what the individual players will want to do, and what they might try to do to meet their goals.

The Deep State

There has been much talk about the Deep State, and their interest in holding on to their power. I don’t think that there are too many people who really understand who the ‘Deep State’ is and how much power they really have.

The fact that there IS a ‘Deep State’ should not be in question.

Please watch the following video, if you have any doubts about this ‘Deep State’:

JFK to 911 Everything Is A Rich Man’s Trick

YouTube shortlink:

It’s long. I know. So, just watch the first hour, if you don’t have any more time than that. And then, share it with everyone that you know.

I guarantee that you will be sickened and appalled by what you see in just that first hour. And yes, that first hour is all true.

The second hour is also true, although there is some element of speculation. But, only some. This goes for the third hour as well.

But, aside from those bits of speculation, the pattern that you will see should be horrifying. And, I can tell you from my own research, that this pattern is true.

When Paul said this to Timothy…

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

1 Timothy 6:10

…he wasn’t joking.

Unfortunately, the King James version translates the above incorrectly. It’s not ‘all evil’. It should have been translated as:

Many Evils

But, translators are only human.

My point is that there is a Deep State that will oppose Trump, and it will still be in place when Obama leaves. Either Trump will cooperate with the Deep State, or they’ll kill him, just as they did to JFK, when Kennedy threatened their power.

Will Trump be assassinated in 2017?

Probably not, since I expect Trump to cooperate with the Deep State.

Gog And Magog

Here’s my prediction for Gog and Magog:

It will not happen in the summer of 2017.

And yes, it must be in the summer. All the wars in the Middle East are in the summer for the very specific reason that war is impossible at any other time. Heavy rain creates mud, and mud favors the defender, every single time.

And, in the winter, in Israel, it rains. A lot.

Furthermore, the alliance described in the Bible has players that are not yet in alliance with Russia. However, those alliances are building, and I expect to see them continue to build over the course of 2017.

In fact, there’s one name that you should pay close attention to:

Khalifa Haftar

That guy will one day be the leader of Libya.


Because Russia is backing him. That’s why. And, also because the US Dept. of State is staffed by idiots and losers who lost control of Libya.

The exception to those idiots and losers are those friends of mine who still work for the State Department. They are the exceptions. You know who you are.

(Could you guys PLEASE find a different line of work?)

Gold And Silver

Some very smart people are claiming that gold will take a dive in the first part of 2017. I would call that a ‘buying opportunity’. I’ve been using gold as my bank account for several years, which means that I will be forced to sell at a loss. In fact, I’ve been selling at a loss for quite some time.

I hate that.

Martin Armstrong always seems to be right about Gold, so I’ll defer to him.

Will gold do better, later in the year?

It’s hard to say. I suspect that it will. But, I don’t really care. I’m not in the little bit of gold that I have, to make money.

I also have silver. Not as much as I would like, but I have at least some. I suspect that my silver will do much better in 2017. But, like I said… I don’t really care.

Okay, I’ll stop here, since I need to get this out. Lord willing, I will have more to say on what will happen in 2017, next week.

Please feel free to offer your own thoughts on what will happen in the coming year.

The Religious Significance Of New Year’s Day

Oh, I almost forgot. The significance of New Year’s Day.

Do any of you know the reason why January First is New Years Day?

The first reason lies with the Roman god, Janus – which January is named after. He’s the ‘god’ of changes and new beginnings. Many Romans celebrated the New Year on January First, because of that.

But, that’s an awfully pagan reason, and it’s not the official reason that the Roman Catholic church chose January First.

Why did the Roman Catholic Church choose the Pagan New Year to be their official New Year’s day?

Well, if you believe that Jesus was born on December 25th, what would the eighth day be?

That’s right. January 1st.

So, this Sunday, please wish those you meet…

…a happy Circumcision of Jesus Day!


I truly hope that you’ll be ready for this
(That’s a link. Click it for a discussion on preparation.)

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.Proverbs 22:3


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