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Egon von Greyerz: "A Hyperinflationary Deluge Is Imminent", And Why, Therefore, Bernanke's Motto Is "Après Nous Le Déluge"

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Sun, 03/06/2011 - 22:22 | 1024963 Yen Cross
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The only thing I read, Is a man trapped in a body that needs a good SHAVE. Grow up JUDITH.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 22:30 | 1024990 Judge Judy Scheinlok
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What is it with you? How long have you been working with the English language?

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 22:53 | 1025055 Yen Cross
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About 45 years. What is your excuse?

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 23:24 | 1025129 EvlTheCat
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Sun, 03/06/2011 - 23:22 | 1025132 EvlTheCat
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From your argument people should be going long Soylent Green not chili sauce..

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 02:31 | 1025438 Yen Cross
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Miss respectful. You kick intellectual ass. (MsCreant) You are a smokin hottie! Keep the posts coming.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:47 | 1024300 IQ 145
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 good reminder eh? it's an internet blog.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:28 | 1023917 bob_dabolina
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Put this in every classroom.

This should be mandatory reading to every student in America.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:41 | 1023954 Cognitive Dissonance
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You and I don't control America's classrooms. Thus this type of financial information will never see the inside of a public school classroom, at least not in this format and with this editorial comment.

The new control system is strangely similar to the old control system.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:48 | 1023978 cossack55
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Which thru the miracle of extrapolation is strangely similar to the older control system which is identical to the oldest control system.  The Devine Comedy #2.  Which begs the question: which level are we currently on.  I'm sure I see the Styx in the rearview mirror. 

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 15:42 | 1027127 New_Meat
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"The Devine Comedy #2."

Is that the SNL skit/takeoff on Iron Chef where they take that cloaca-thingie out of Jumbo Shrimp?

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:49 | 1023980 bob_dabolina
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I guess at this point it doesn't even matter.

Protecting yourself through preparedness is paramount.

I'd rather be over prepared then under prepared.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:58 | 1024011 cossack55
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Ya gotta love that ole sayin', I'd rather be two years early than one day late.   LMFAOWROTF.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:56 | 1024325 IQ 145
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 Actually, I was two years early; I bought by base of silver bullion at  $6.53; and had to wait while it made incredible lows at 4.35; the pain is all gone now, tho.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 18:28 | 1024386 cossack55
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Close. I was 40 years early when paying 10 cents for Mercury dimes in 1963.  Glad I saved them.  Who would ever have thunk that a hobby (other than gun collecting) may become life-preserving.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:27 | 1024253 Yen Cross
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I, Guess.'

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 19:07 | 1024449 bob_dabolina
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blow me shit stain.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:03 | 1024025 minus dog
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And yet people wonder why some people are so bent on destroying the grip of the teacher's unions on the school systems.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:23 | 1024082 Cognitive Dissonance
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I don't understand. Are you saying the teacher's union determines the curriculum in the classroom? Or are you saying some people are trying to remove any outside influences on the classroom? Or something else?

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:46 | 1024148 Things that go bump
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Apparently, the State of Texas, because of its size, determines the curriculum in the classroom, or at least what books are used, not only for Texas, but for the entire country.  

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 20:13 | 1024609 velobabe
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i noticed that, as well. what if up^ with this governing body. damn the woman are always, BUTCH†

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:08 | 1024047 Bay of Pigs
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I'm sure Steve LIESman and the CNBS crew are all aware of this and ready to debate its content...



Sun, 03/06/2011 - 20:39 | 1024692 akak
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Steve LIESman is much too busy constantly kissing Bernanke's ass to be bothered to notice much of anything.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:43 | 1024137 naughtius maximus
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It might find its way into a classroom under "history".

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:53 | 1024314 IQ 145
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 No. Field Marshall Goering on being told he would be judged by history, "History! History is written by the winners!" Only a glorious and seamless progression to the "present" wonderfulness will be allowed.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 19:14 | 1024465 naughtius maximus
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The winner in this case will the limits of mathmatics. Infinate growth with finate resources will always lose.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:47 | 1024145 ebworthen
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My 11th grader was telling me last night that they have not read one single book by Orwell...

...not Animal Farm...

...not 1984...

...not even mentioned in his public school education.  He has friends who are Seniors in regular and AP English and...

...ZERO Orwell.

I wonder if they burned the books by him they might have had in the library?


Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:59 | 1024179 New_Meat
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and yet, late '60s, early '70s, Animal Farm was all the rage.  Then 1984 and Huxley.

I mutter "four legs good, two legs bad," and get strange looks from my son.

- Ned

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:11 | 1024207 Cognitive Dissonance
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You just like that saying because you're a four legged porker. Talk about bias. :>)

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:55 | 1024320 Guy Fawkes Mulder
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An uproar of voices was coming from the farmhouse. They rushed back and looked through the window again. Yes, a violent quarrel was in progress. There were shoutings, bangings on the table, sharp suspicious glances, furious denials.


The source of the trouble appeared to be that Napoleon and Mr. Pilkington had each played an ace of spades simultaneously.


Twelve voices were shouting in anger, and they were all alike. No question, now, what had happened to the faces of the pigs. The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.

I am a product of South California public education, having graduated it in 2001. They had every English class but the honors read Brave New World in the tenth grade. Honors got to read Animal Farm in ninth grade, at least. Not sure how it is going these days.

Hollywood is about to make Brave New World for theater-going audiences in the near future.

Probably with all their 3D bullshit gimmicks too.

They are also going to re-do They Live.

Not sure how much more in-our-faces with this they can get.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 20:18 | 1024634 Cognitive Dissonance
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It's long past the point where people can simply be shown what's really going on and they will understand it and embody it. The programing and conditioning has been so thoroughly assimilated that the average person will rationalize away anything contrary to the world as they have been told it is constructed.

One piece of contrary information in a sea of propaganda and disinformation repeated endlessly day after day just won't penetrate. Sure people understand that's something is wrong. But given the choice between looking into the abyss or allowing yourself to float back into another few hours of mindless bliss, few will choose the path of emotional pain.

Either we begin our own process of deprogramming starting with those around us and our loved ones or we prepare for great dislocation and upheaval. The idea that I see around ZH of buying PMs and filling the storm cellar with the basics and hunkering down is just another form of self delusion. One man cannot withstand an assault from his own community let alone the county, state or nation. Either we begin to educate our communities now or we will be over run by those very same communities.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 22:28 | 1024988 RockyRacoon
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Do we have teachers able to explain allegory in the classics?

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 22:44 | 1025035 Cognitive Dissonance
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We are the only teachers left RR. The buck must stop here with us or it ain't stopping until the elevator crashes at the B4 level.

Going down?

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 23:00 | 1025072 Yen Cross
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Rockie I like you, and your input! Mispell all day long my friend! Lets get wetarded!

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 23:53 | 1025209 RockyRacoon
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Like my old departed daddy said, if I'm so smart why ain't I rich?

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 00:21 | 1025252 saulysw
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My first reaction : Probably because he wasn't an asshole.

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 22:49 | 1028371 ebworthen
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A complete lack of morality and ethics can facilitate the appropriation of wealth from others that posesse them, unfortunately.

Hell on Earth is the reward for the malfeasant; though it does take a little time to present itself.

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 22:41 | 1028361 ebworthen
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Is that the gory teen movie where everyone dies sooner or later in an alley with a bright fire that casts shadows?


Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:15 | 1024219 Cognitive Dissonance
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Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:54 | 1024318 IQ 145
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 11th. graders who can read ? Wow, that's impressive.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 18:58 | 1024432 LibertyIn2010
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Buy Orwell and Huxley paperbacks with cash only...no sense making it easier for Big Brother to know who's educating themselves.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 20:11 | 1024608 Real Estate Geek
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But it was so much easier to have 1984 downloaded to my Kindle.

That's strange . . . now I can't find it. 


Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:49 | 1023982 LukeWorm
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... for those who can read.


Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:57 | 1024005 bob_dabolina
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I thought about that after I commented.

The few who can read won't understand, and the few who understand will know there is nothing that can be done to prevent what we are going to see in the coming years.

In this regard I guess I can understand Bernanke. If he raises rates we are dead, if he prints money we are dead (it will just take longer) All he can really do is have good bed side manner by lying and saying everything is A ok. There is nothing else I can think of to justify his behavior.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:59 | 1024329 IQ 145
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 He was appointed Captain of the Titanic.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 23:03 | 1025079 Yen Cross
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I understand. All is forgiven. Cheers.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:02 | 1024022 Alcoholic Nativ...
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They should make em watch Inside Job too.


I remember back in econ 101 we learned how to calculate the GDP by filling in a pre algebra equation with made up numbers.

College is such a fucken racket these days.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:30 | 1023919 gwar5
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Bernanke XVI has a cake index that is off the charts.

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:29 | 1023921 Spitzer
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One thing that allot of inflationists even get wrong is that SOME ASSET PRICES FALL DURING HYPERIFLATION.

House prices will fall from 3 or 400,000 to 50 or 60,000 because people will sell anything to get money to buy essentials like food and energy. Its not like everyone is a neighbourhood short on essentials can just sell their 400,000 dollar house and buy all the gas and food they want, it doesn't work that way.

Cars, motorcycles, boats, motorhomes, houses, TVs, cloths, pretty much every non esenctial thing will fall in value during a hyperinflation.


Sun, 03/06/2011 - 15:36 | 1023934 uno
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also crime will go exponential

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