Where We Go From Here, Part 1: The Crisis of Financial Confidence

When confidence dies, the empire falls. This is just as true about the American Imperium, as with all the other kingdoms and empires of human history. And, one of the first things to fall when confidence fails, is money. And, the question in all of our minds is…

How much longer will Americans and Europeans be confident in their governments, their banks and their money?

Unfortunately, the answer is ‘not much longer’, and that spells doom for our current way of life. So, let’s look at how we’ve defined money over the years and see where our confidence is going.

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Destroyed by the Well Crafted Story

They lied to us. But, they weren’t just simple lies spoken against simple truths. They wrapped themselves in the flag and told us well-crafted stories that lured us away from our ideals, inch by precious inch.

They told us about suffering and woe. They cried out against imagined evils. They enticed us with visions of peace and prosperity. They promoted themselves as honest, benevolent and humane. And, within their beautiful tales they carefully insinuated their lies.

With the power of words, they slipped past our defenses and destroyed us. They sapped our strength and stole our will, until there was no one left to guard the gates of freedom.

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Between Now and Disaster – Part 3 – Prewar Maneuvering

In my introduction to this series, I spoke of the maneuvering that happened before World War II. And, it’s clear to me that we are involved in the same kind of maneuvering now.

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The problem is that we are in a much, much weaker position vis-a-vis other countries. Before WWII, we were exporting oil and resources to the world. Now, we are importing – or having to depend on expensive domestic production. And, we are dependent upon foreigners for our power and prosperity.

All of that has put us in an exceptionally vulnerable position – a position that Russia will know how to exploit.

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US Desperate to Bomb Syria

Flimsy evidence, harsh rhetoric and the gathering of billion dollar weapon systems all point to a desperation to bomb Iraq… no, wait… I mean, Syria. Just look at John ‘Bomb-Syria’ Kerry, who stood up yesterday and gave Assad a week to give up his chemical weapons – a sign that the Obama administration is fumbling for ANYTHING that would sway Congress – an obvious ploy on the eve of the President’s speech. And, the Russians jumped on the idea and ran with it, trumpeting the idea of Syria ‘giving up’ her chemical weapons and thus avoiding war. The desperation of … Click here to read the rest…