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First Peaceful European Revolt, As Irish Tsunami Ends 60 Years Of Fianna Fail Rule Following Banker Bailout Fury

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Sat, 02/26/2011 - 21:30 | 1000685 Scottj88
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Hope people have secured some form of physical silver if you are reading these comment sections...

Silver miners are about to take off as this ponzi scheme falls...


Sat, 02/26/2011 - 22:13 | 1000762 gwar5
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Yep, got some. It's really set to take off.

Read again China is hoarding silver big time.

Here's an excellent read & consolidates everything up to today and where we may be going: 

Kitco - Commentaries - Jim Willie CB

Here at ZH, we know. But it's a good e-mail for your moderately awake friends before it's too late. Time is running out for everything, methinks.


Sun, 02/27/2011 - 06:32 | 1001374 Zero Govt
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Totally agree with Litoralkey post on this. Nothing has changed. The new coalition wants to "renegotiate the interest rate" how much of a whimper is that?!! In effect treason in a lighter shade of black!

Here's the real problem, from the whores/horses mouth, ..the European Commission bluntly declared that the terms of the EU-IMF bailout "must be applied" whatever the will of Ireland's people or regardless of any change of government. "It's an agreement between the EU and the Republic of Ireland, it's not an agreement between an institution and a particular government," said a Brussels spokesman...

In short, democracy and the voice of the people doesn't mean Jack. A country according to the EU is steered not by its people or their voice, but by the marxist-fascist political and banking elites of Brussels and each country. The EU's motto is "Strength through Diversity". But the EU's entire project is to harmoginise all EU countries from Kremlin-Brussels central command control according to how they want/dictate it to be, like it or not.

When the Irish voted "fuk-off" to the EU with a 'No' vote the EU just didn't accept it and came back for a 2nd vote, pumped the country with EU propaganda and just managed (probably rigged) a vote in favour (what a mistake that turned out to be).

We truly have reached the last days of the crumbling Roman Empire (or any end of Empire). The EU is a corrupt stinking scum on European society. It's long overdue Ceaser was knifed to death in public or had its delusional head guillotined in full public view. The Parasite Club is approaching 'end of days' at ramming speed with maximum delusion of their impending and essential oblivion

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 08:09 | 1001429 Bagbalm
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So who sends in troops to do the collecting at the street level? The British? I doubt they want a replay of fighting the Irish. The Germans since it is to their benefit? Lots of luck boys. Bring lots of body bags.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 09:10 | 1001460 fajensen
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They just buy the next government. Just wait and see. Within the EU you can vote and vote and vote until the result dictated from brussels comes out. 

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 14:04 | 1001770 akak
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Within the EU you can vote and vote and vote until the result dictated from brussels comes out.

Yes, funny how this vote-till-you-get-it-right-for-us ratcheting effect operates to ALWAYS increase the power of the State, and not just within the EU --- it can be observed everywhere in the USA from the federal level (e.g., Wall Street bailout of 2008) to the local level when it comes to increasing property taxes, school bonds, etc.  The flagrant voter manipulation and hypocrisy of it all is mind-blowing.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 00:57 | 1003084 bigkahuna
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Yep--equally mind blowing are the people who have no clue and/or do not care what is going on.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 10:35 | 1001516 Ray1968
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I bet the people of Ireland wish they had a 2nd amendment right about now.

Nobody would be interested in having door-to-door battles.


Sun, 02/27/2011 - 12:06 | 1001604 Amagnonx
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This pure dictatorship - if people cannot see this for what it is, the demands of a tyranical organization - then we have no hope anywhere.


The Irish must reject the debt - they must default, they must shove this up the collective ass's of the EU dictators.


Lets hope the Irish can get it done - it will be a global call to arms.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 00:42 | 1001069 SilverRhino
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I wonder what the over/under is for the first military intervention (civil war) in the EU is?

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 15:14 | 1001894 TemporalFlashback
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Apologies... Unintentionally pressed the junk button.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 15:17 | 1001899 akak
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Pressing it again will un-junk the junking, FYI.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 02:34 | 1001217 Joseph Jones
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I'm a noob.  Help me.  How do PMs help someone survive if you need food to eat and energy to run your home?  Someone (MSM IIRC) said values of PMs are just as arbitrary as anything else. 



Sun, 02/27/2011 - 02:40 | 1001226 dalkrin
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They are a store of value and a means of exchange, just like paper currencies today, except they cannot be debased by an irresponsible government.  When trust is lost in the paper, and people refuse to accept it as having value, then you may bring out the PM's to work out a deal.  They shine regardless of the circumstances.  Yes, the value is flexible, but due to their scarcity and properties it will never go to zero.  In fact, the trend of appreciation is still just taxiing on the runway.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 09:32 | 1001475 aheady
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"They shine regardless of the circumstances."

I like it. I like it a lot.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 10:14 | 1001500 CrashisOptimistic
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What happens when people lose faith in shine and prefer a bag of wheat flour.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 10:37 | 1001520 Ray1968
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Then you take your silver eagle or canadian maple leaf coin and trade it for a bag of flour. What is so hard about that concept??

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 18:04 | 1002221 DarkAgeAhead
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Depends on how deep the collapse.  Within the light of civilization, sure, PM hold some arbitrary value.  But if collapse is total, you want to hold physical water and physical soil fertility.  Not a metal.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 12:49 | 1001653 ElvisDog
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5000 years of human history suggest that gold and silver is a medium of exchange and a store of value. It's the fiat money/debt-based system of exchange that is breaking down, not the physical gold and silver one.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 18:05 | 1002225 DarkAgeAhead
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Depends on if you think collapse goes deeper than 5,000 years.  There's a sufficiently meaningful risk that it might, that I wouldn't ignore that.

We've shifted the ecology of the past 10,000 years.  Only a matter of time as the pace of change accelerates.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 13:03 | 1001672 Landrew
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I traded 1oz. silver for dinner for two with glass of wine and tip. I did it to do it not to capture value. I did it to answer questions like yours.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 18:07 | 1002228 DarkAgeAhead
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That assumes your current reality will still exist in the future.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 21:02 | 1002562 mogul rider
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Trust me keep the ounce, you can always kill any farmer for the bag of wheat if it really gets that bad where the zombies are roaming the streets.


Ounces get you out of concentration camps too. That could be important if Cheney gets back into the backrooms


just saying.


My whole point here is if your family has no collectives memory of bad times then you know shit.


My family has seen big shit in the last 300 years. Prepare accordingly

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 04:51 | 1001337 Eternal Student
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You should be looking at the basics first, and PM's second. Get your essentials squared away if you can. Then you'll have less to worry about. Look at PM's after that.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 09:53 | 1001488 Vampyroteuthis ...
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Joseph, don't ask logical questions about PMs here, you will not get any good answers.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 11:52 | 1001582 EscapeKey
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Right, because dalkrin's isn't a good explanation:

"They are a store of value and a means of exchange, just like paper currencies today, except they cannot be debased by an irresponsible government."

All our ancestors had it completely wrong - believing in an infinitely printed, magic piece of paper with a number on it makes SO MUCH more sense, than a rare physical commodity.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 12:48 | 1001655 monkeys.pick.bottoms
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PMs are to protect your wealth, stockpile of food is to protect your PMs, a deal with the farmer for regular food delivery protects all of it. When a bear is chasing you and others the trick is not to run faster than the bear but to run faster than the others... good luck!

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 21:34 | 1000693 litoralkey
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Revolutions require a change in leadership...

Fine Gael is Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi to Fianna Fail's Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak.

There is no change, there are few if any Dubliners who believe this is a change, there are few if any Irish who believe they have any more control over the direction of their country today than in December, few if any who believe the bankers have lost even a modicum of near complete control over the daily existence of the Irish serfdom.


Cheers for the optimistic headline.


THe upside here is the reinvigoration fo Celtic Punk... may they preach open violence and revolution this time instead of blowing off steam of the youth allowing the bankers to consolidate power and disenfrachise the underclass.

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 22:52 | 1000874 Michael
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I'm half Irish and can drink and fight like one. Half Mexican too and can go Aztec on them as well. You don't want to go there.

I know the Irish can go ballistic on the world central banksters in a way that would make what the Icelanders did, with their reserve demeanor, look like a walk in the park.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 08:21 | 1001433 Hernando
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One billion Catholics stand with Ireland.   This fight is going to get alot bigger alot sooner.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 09:13 | 1001462 fajensen
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Trouble is: You NEED to go there! The rioting Greeks got better terms than the meek, law-abiding, Irish!!

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 12:53 | 1001659 ElvisDog
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By "going Aztec" do you mean turn over all your gold and silver to 400 Spaniards and let them take over your entire country and kill off 90% of your population?

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 13:25 | 1001705 New_Meat
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Mikey should "go Aztec."  I'll get the popcorn. - Ned

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 01:04 | 1003100 bigkahuna
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Yes, I think that is the concept.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 00:17 | 1001032 Oh regional Indian
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Spot on litoral. Nothing has changed. Not a thing. In fact, I'm surprised at ZH giving this such a positive spin.

Who do the Bankster's not control? Definitely all sides of the "political" debate. Gael, Fael, Green, Pink...all of it. They also control the thugs and the fake "angry" opposition (look how meekly the IRA gave up it's cajones for a little politics). THey control the ports and the air-ports and the military.

When the fuse is really lit in the western world (can't count greece, portugal etc., I mean the heart of it), how it un-folds will shock many of you. 

Fail fael, falafal.




Sun, 02/27/2011 - 09:57 | 1001491 slewie the pi-rat
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great new look, 0.  now, i can clearly see that you are japanese, and will name you toke_y0_rI.  i got money on erin, y0_ri.  i got 7/2 on $20; green stamps, against QEII.  your political savvy is right up there with most disinfo artists, altho i do appreciate your minimalism.  whereas most disinfo sprayerz make mountains out of molehills, i always admire your ability to make a mountain into a little clump of dirt around the hole in which you dwell, politically.  awesome!

here's what slewie's been stretching and retching to, this fine, brisk, morn: 

YouTube - Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes BBC


Sun, 02/27/2011 - 16:09 | 1002013 Oh regional Indian
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Slewie, reading your normal, brain paralyzing comment, I visualized a golf green for some reason, and a dimpled white ball, curling along a spiral, into a black hole.

You've been informed, but definitely not dissed.



Sun, 02/27/2011 - 11:48 | 1001589 tetrahedron
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Stop pimping your piece of crap blog everywhere on this webzone. You've been warned in the past and its way past obnoxious at this point.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 14:16 | 1001788 bullchit
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"You have been warned"?  Hahahahaha

Ori, you've been upsetting a few Kunts. Keep up the good work son.

Love the blog, by the way. :-)


Sun, 02/27/2011 - 16:03 | 1001999 Oh regional Indian
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:-) Thanks bull.

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 21:36 | 1000694 Yen Cross
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Xag is in the pop mode. You are a greedy person with no understanding of xag.

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 22:13 | 1000789 akak
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What is this "xag" you are always referrring to?

If you mean "silver", then just fucking say so!

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 22:46 | 1000863 Jack Burns
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" ISO 4217 includes codes not only for currencies, but also for precious metals (gold, silver, palladium and platinum; by definition expressed per one troy ounce, as compared to "1 USD") and certain other entities used in international finance, e.g. Special Drawing Rights...  These codes all begin with the letter "X". The precious metals use "X" plus the metal's chemical symbol; silver, for example, is XAG. "

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 22:49 | 1000866 akak
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Yes, thanks, I did know that, as I indicated above.

I was just trying to point out the snobbish pretention of this poster Yen Cross.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 23:42 | 1001243 GoinFawr
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Let's reel YC

Hey, you're a self-purported FX savant, will you humour me for a moment please: If every currency that can be is being printed like there's no tomorrow (!), and FASB eternally allows all toxic 'assets' held by favoured banks to be marked to skypie, at least until they can be offloaded onto various nations' taxpayers, how is it that (x)ag currency (xau for that matter), which cannot be 'printed' in the strictest sense, can be in 'pop' territory when immediate supply is apparently so constrained? Is that call resting on purely technical merits? Or do you see SLV and its ilk as standing by with sufficient physical metal ready to dump into the market?

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 21:36 | 1000695 Bob
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It's done. Ireland's only role in this now is to implement the programme agreed with the EU, IMF and European Central Bank. Irish voters are not a party in this process, whatever they have been told," said the diplomat.

Hilarious.  I'm rooting for the comeuppance these bastards so richly deserve.

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 22:29 | 1000825 Moe Howard
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The Irish need to refuse to pay. I want to see the banksters force the Irish to work. If they are anything like my Irish relatives on my mother's side, good luck. They would only work long enough to pay for that night's booze. And not a minute longer.

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 23:35 | 1000975 Dr. Porkchop
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You can't get much more blatant than that. 'Sorry Ireland, you gave up your sovereignty when you accepted the EU.. didn't you get the memo?' Of course, I'm sure the Irish have known that all too well.


The Irish must feel proud that their sacrifice will save the German and other European bankers.



Sun, 02/27/2011 - 06:34 | 1001382 MolotovCockhead
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"It is not even take it or leave it. It's done. Ireland's only role in this now is to implement the programme agreed with the EU, IMF and European Central Bank. Irish voters are not a party in this process, whatever they have been told," said the diplomat.


Don't forget those Banksters are behind the FED, IMF, World Bank.... and they operate with the same kind of disregard for the American public too.

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 22:53 | 1002844 unununium
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Irish voters are not a party in this process,

Who said this?  What is his name?

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