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ALERT: RUSSIAN ECONOMY COLLAPSES AS RUBLE LOOSES 25%, INTEREST RATES UP 70% TO 17%

The plummeting ruble may force the Russian President to rethink his adventures abroad Stability was always the watchword of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, and for more than a decade it rang true. Ever since he came to power in 2000, Putin presented himself as the antidote to what Russians call the “wild ’90s,” the decade of economic upheaval that culminated in the crash of 1998. The high price of oil, and the ...

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Since 2014 failed to do global currency reset, 2015 may be the year of the bail-in

Many analysts predicted that 2014 was going to be the year of the global currency reset, and an attempt by several nations to stop the inevitable collapse of the fiat currency system that has been run into the ground by central bank policies.  However, according to financial statistician Dr. Jim Willie, it was the United States who balked on this, and instead funded the violent overthrow in Ukraine to raise ...

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Why Did The Treasury Department Just Purchase Thousands of Survival Kits For Bank Examiners?

In recent years the U.S. government has been making massive preparations. They’ve beenstockpiling food, riot gear, automatic weapons and billions of rounds of ammunition. While no one in Federal emergency planning services is talking any specifics, recent exercises over American cities and military training simulations all suggest that whatever it is that the government is preparing for is a very serious af ...

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East Cleveland mulls over filing bankruptcy

While the cities of Detroit and Stockton, California made headlines a couple of years ago for being the first major municipalities to file for bankruptcy protection, the next one in America may be just around the corner.  On Dec. 11, members of East Cleveland's city council publicly talked about the potential for the Ohio municipality to have to file bankruptcy because the Cleveland suburb is pretty much in ...

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House to vote this afternoon on budget bill that was written in part by… Citibank?

As the House of Representatives prepares to vote this afternoon on a new budget bill to approve appropriations for the next fiscal year, an interesting dichotomy has been revealed in the legislation.  Not only have portions of the bill been written by, and submitted to Congress from banking giant Citigroup, but a rider within the bill is dedicated towards amending the Dodd-Frank banking reform act and will ...

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Slow holiday retail sales validated by new study in which 40% live paycheck to paycheck

As we enter into the third week of the month long holiday shopping season, retail sales, both on main street and online continue to lag from previous years.  But a more critical reason for concern, and one that will have lasting effects well beyond Christmas, is that a new survey out shows that around 40% of all Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, and invalidate the mainstream propaganda that reports ...

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Europe-U.S. Coalition against Russia beginning to crack

After nearly a year of increasing economic sanctions put upon Russia by the U.S. and their allies in Europe, member states that have been the recipients of collateral damage from retaliatory sanctions imposed upon them by Russia are now thinking twice, and are beginning to discuss ways to end their affiliation with America in this proxy war by seeking a compromise with the Eurasian power to re-open some asp ...

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail sales dissapoint

It is considered the two most important selling days of the year, and can easily make or break a business dependent upon the outcome.  And with 2014 being an overall disappointing year for consumer spending, both Black Friday and Cyber Monday did little to change that trend as sales for the start of the holiday shopping season were well below expectations. Not even we predicted the shocker just released fro ...

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U.S. National Debt crosses $18 trillion with 70% coming from Obama’s tenure

While it took longer than expected, the U.S. National Debt has now officially exceeded $18 trillion, and is 107% of the total amount of GDP created in the economy for 2013.  This number also represents a watershed moment where President Barack Obama has been the instigator of almost more debt himself than all other Presidents combined, with his ownership ringing in at a whopping 70% increase since he took o ...

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Gold bottoms, then skyrockets within 24 hours of failed Swiss gold referendum

As Sunday Nov. 30 was chosen by the Swiss to be the day of their gold referendum, the banking cartels took advantage of limited access to utterly collapse both gold and silver by more than 10% during off-market trading.  And with the Swiss people happily choosing to remain tied to fiat currencies and a debt-based Keynesian model, it was very easy for the banks to short gold and silver to below $1150 and $14 ...

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WHAT OBAMA AND I LEARNED AT COLUMBIA: HOW TO DESTROY AMERICA FROM WITHIN

Remember when Geraldo opened Al Capone’s vault live on national TV? Well I’m about to solve the mystery of Obama. I’m about to break “the Obama code.” I’m about to tell you everything about the way Obama, and the people around him, really think. I’m about to rip open the true Obama plan to destroy our country. Because I was there when the plan was hatched. How do I know all this? Because I was Barack Obama’ ...

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Gold shortages so bad the spot price is meaningless as premiums reach 30-40%

When investors and the general public realize that the U.S. based Comex spot price for gold and other precious metals is a meaningless indicator, then demand for the monetary metals may eventually skyrocket as they are predicted to do after this Sunday's vote in Switzerland over a gold referendum and return to the gold standard.  But until then, only major buyers of the metals know the dirty little secret t ...

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