Archive for the Economic Collapse Category


15 Things You Must Do to Survive 2016 and Beyond

Concerned about the possibility of a serious financial crisis? Historically excessive national debt leads to that and ours is pretty darn high and ain’t going down anytime soon with continued entitlement spending and wars. So whatcha gonna do? Well, some people have thought that issue out. Here’s an audio on YouTube from Mike Adams of […]

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Since the Fed Rate Rise Things Are Already Getting Dicey

Since the Federal Reserve rate increase (as modest as it was) the economy has been getting more tenuous. I posted a warning about this just before Christmas. Just today Walmart announced it will close 269 stores in 2016 impacting 16,000 workers (10,000 in the U.S.). Despite the hype Obama pushed at his State of the […]

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Congress Funds Government with More Funny Money- Pt 2

As noted and not really fleshed out by the media or ballyhooed, Congress was supplied with more “funny money” (fiat money from the Federal Reserve created out of nothing) from the Federal Reserve to the tune of $1.1 Trillion. Very few paid attention to this move and simply passed it off as what should happen […]

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Another Reality That Offsets the False Recovery- Huge Unsold New Car Inventories!

Author and blogger,Vince Lewis,  updated his post (Unsold Cars) on unsold new car inventory recently and it does not make the claim of recovery seem very promising or real. Picture after picture, view-able on Google Maps even, show huge lots of brand new car inventory just sitting in the sun or rain in the UK. […]

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Some Final Thoughts on the Guns and Ammo Article- Part 3

Just a few random thoughts about the Guns and Ammo article and the response of the subscribers to the article. While I fully applaud and appreciate their response and pray for more of the same from informed citizens, it is only one issue. While it is an important issue and can reach far, it is […]

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Banking Crisis in Europe Deepens. World’s Oldest Bank in Italy in Crisis.

The world’s oldest bank and Italy’s 3rd biggest bank (Monte dei Paschi di Siena) needs to tap investors for cash to pay back the EU loan of 4.1 Billion Euros it received earlier this year after the euro debt crisis. It was forced to delay a vital 3 billion euro ($4.1 Billion) share sale to […]

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Is the Federal Reserve Really Federal or is it Privately Held?

Every citizen should be asking that question. After all, the Federal Reserve controls the overall rate of borrowing money. They also control the issuance of currency (not money, there is a difference) and thereby the velocity and quantity of money in circulation. That has a direct impact upon the costs of our goods and the […]

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Boiling the Frog- Slowly at First, Speeding Up Day by Day

At this point in time, all raising the debt ceiling does is kick the can down the road. At the end of that road and coming up fast is a complete collapse of the currency and the economy along with just about everything else we take for granted as always being there for our convenience […]

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Bernanke Tapering Continuation- Admission by Fed That the U.S. Economy Is Still in Trouble.

If the economy were really doing well, as the media would have us believe, then why continue to buy $85 Billion of debt? The very obvious answer- it ain’t! Ron Paul, was interviewed recently on the issue and made this abundantly clear. He is such a breath of fresh air among an atmosphere of complete […]

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The Growing Welfare State- Make More for Not Working

If you earned more for not working than for working, would you work? Many years ago the author of what has been called the most purchased book on Economics, Progress and Poverty, Henry George made the following point: Man wants to gain the greatest benefit for the least amount of effort. Whether you agree with […]

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The Signs of Inflation are All Around Us

ent out to buy some stamps this afternoon. It got me to thinking about the inflation thingy. I bought my stamps. They no longer have a price on them, which as a former stamp collector as a kid, I find a bit odd. The USPS now calls them “Forever Stamps”. Supposedly, they last forever. Fat […]

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How to Let Our Politicians Off the Hook 101

In response to a story on how Obama blamed Rush Limbaugh and those like him for “gridlock” a reader of the article had this response: Sorry, but I find it a bit disingenuous to blame Obama for all of our ills. Our system has been corrupted for quite some time. Obama is simply a continuation […]

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Is Slovenia the Next Cyprus? Another failed socialist state? We shall see.

t appears now that Slovenia is yet another EU nation in financial crisis. Another one out of the blue it seems. The “Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned that Slovenia was about to experience a “severe banking crisis” and a very deep recession.” earlier this month. They also said that although it’s government […]

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Why I Never Listen to the Nightly News- The Media Spin

occasionally, I tune into the news. Usually on NPR because they are leftists and within a half an hour in the morning, I can get a read on what the globalist, one world government crowd is cooking up. Now, they pose themselves as unbiased but that is about as truthful as Obama’s campaign promises and […]

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Is the Recent Stock Market Rise for Real?

he stock market has risen to record levels these past few weeks. Of course, the so-called financial experts in the media point to it and declare the beginnings of a recovery. Gold and silver have been moving sideways at best rising a little and then falling back down. The experts ask, “Is gold’s bull run […]

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