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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WEEKEND SHOCKCAST: Deeper into the Petrodollar and War

Since the invention of Fractional Reserve Banking, there has never been anything that has done more to concentrate the world’s wealth into the hands of the few – than the Petrodollar System. And, as countries and economies grew, demand for oil grew, and that meant more oil produced and more dollars printed. And, those who controlled the Petrodollar System were able to siphon off vast profits for themselves. Petroleum raised billions of people out of poverty and allowed them to create a vast amount of wealth. With the rise of the US dollar as the only stable and secure currency … Click here to read the rest…

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…