Jim Rogers: "Saudi Arabia Is Lying About Being Able To Increase Its Oil Production"

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Mon, 02/28/2011 - 16:43 | 1004815 Cognitive Dissonance
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Jim Rogers to Saudi Arabia. "Liar liar, pants on fire."

But really Jim, since everyone else is lying through their teeth, why pick on the newly returned King Abdullah. Sheesh, give the poor guy time to service his wives before you take him down a few pegs.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 17:58 | 1005067 Careless Whisper
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since everyone else is lying through their teeth

yeah, but the truth is forcing its way out. they can't stop it.

on his live interview on the view today, alex jones hijacks the last two minutes, while whoopi and barbara try to shut him down.

we've got the banks bankrupting the the u.s.

charlie sheen didn't steal $23.7 trillion, like the federal reserve.



Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:18 | 1005320 asdasmos
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Marc talks mostly energy today.


Marc Faber on CNBC 02/28/11


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:25 | 1005351 asdasmos
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Peter Schiff talks Fed + Inflation - CNBC 02/28/11


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 20:58 | 1005547 AnonymousAnarchist
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Louis C.K. to Donald Rumsfeld: Are you and Cheney lizards? Hilarious starting at about 2:30 mark.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:19 | 1005598 asdasmos
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Michael will finally get an answer.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:16 | 1005867 william the bastard
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Michael Landon was a friend of mine and you're not.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:32 | 1005913 snowball777
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Take your ass back to the prairie.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 04:44 | 1006346 asdasmos
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Jim Rogers on CNBC 02/27/11 (Part 1)


Jim Rogers on CNBC 02/27/11 (Part 2)


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:29 | 1005624 I Got Worms
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Love me some Louis CK - maybe he can be our genreation's George Carlin. Eat a bag of dicks Bernake!

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:20 | 1005734 ColonelCooper
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Careful.  I used that bag o' dicks line and was junked to shit by the easily offended.  You see, the PC crowd has a hard time with shit like context and origin.

The simple fact that you would even watch Louis CK after he used a line like that..... Homophobe.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:33 | 1005761 william the bastard
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Don't you have a gay field hand needs whipping?

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:08 | 1006138 Strike Back
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Why does it not surprise me that CK would talk about lizards.  Just like the Roots talking about the all seeing eye.  Just like Mos Def talking about central banks and the CIA.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 08:11 | 1006440 NrYC
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Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:24 | 1005349 lynnybee
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yes, i saw that & sent a video clip of ALEX saying the words "TSA with their hands down your pants" & " We're becoming a police state", & " George Bush kills a million Iraqi's" . ...... sent it to all my skeptical friends & family .    Oh, & how about the statement on NATIONAL T.V. in front of 30,000,000 viewers :  "The FEDERAL RESERVE steals $23trillion " !    ALEX steamrolled over BARBARA WALTERS !

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:51 | 1005417 Bay of Pigs
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All those women don't have a fucking clue about what Jones is talking about. They were completely unprepared to discuss anything of substance because they don't know anything. He will never be asked back on that show, you can bet on that.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 20:32 | 1005491 walküre
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why was he on THEIR show?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:02 | 1005556 zaknick
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Good question.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:04 | 1005565 Moe Howard
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Who watches the view?????

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:34 | 1005765 william the bastard
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the 3 stooges: bay o pigs, col coop, tlooser and u.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 02:27 | 1006252 walküre
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right. but it is besides the point.

why did the VIEW invite the opinion of Info Warrior Alex Jones?

hmmm... and why did Alex Jones accept?

it's not info wars. it's propaganda wars. in a war, the truth is the first casualty.


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:05 | 1005567 Buck Johnson
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Whoever booked Alex Jones in order to get the Charlie Sheen flap was played like a fiddle.  I love Alex, but they should have known that giving him a seat to the "big chair" on a daytime show with 30 million viewers helped him more so than it hurt him.  And thinking that Barbara Walters and the others would be able to control him where dead wrong. 

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:16 | 1005568 lynnybee
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well, i'm a woman & I KNOW.    i'm finally getting through to my son (cause i put some silver in his hand) & my daughter & even my sister is coming around.    i told her that the first thing she had to do was to accept that what i was telling her was fact.    if you accept certain things as being FACT, then, start to expand your knowlege through your own internet research.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:25 | 1005611 Harmonious_Diss...
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Well, now why don't you listen to this about Alex Jones "facts":  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsXVO1pBi7U

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 22:03 | 1005694 israhole
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Thanks for the video. Jones is an Israel-first rat like the traitors in our government.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:27 | 1005621 Harmonious_Diss...
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Here is some great Alex Jones FACTS from new years 2000, "The RUSSIANS ARE LAUNCHING NUKES!!" Alex puts out allot of truth, but he's an ego maniacal fear monger.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:38 | 1005928 RockyRacoon
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Breaking news:  "allot" means to apportion or divide by shares.

I think you meant "a lot".  

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:50 | 1005959 Harmonious_Diss...
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good call. My apologies :)

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:24 | 1005892 samsara
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Just keep giving them articles.   At some point (as happened to me),  they start saying... "Hey that stuff you were saying ,,, I just read in the paper today....  Everything you said I see in the news 6 weeks later...."

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:53 | 1005678 Twindrives
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The Saudis learned to lie from the best, Obama. 

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:14 | 1006151 cougar_w
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Obama hadn't been born when the Saudis were already well into the lie.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:24 | 1005181 JW n FL
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by Cognitive Dissonance
on Mon, 02/28/2011 - 15:43


Jim Rogers to Saudi Arabia. "Liar liar, pants on fire."




Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:13 | 1006136 The Navigator
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Excellent post on peak (cheap) oil - Thanks!

Jim Rogers has picked some good winners in the past and I'd follow him anywhere. No BS, goes by the (easy to read) numbers, and plain logic. The only fly in the ointment to ANY perfectly thought out plan is GOVT INTERVENTION, which has screwed up most of the markets everywhere. I'd like to hear JR comment on this and how to hedge against govt intervention.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:54 | 1005264 Arkadaba
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And Matt Simmons (lest we forget) was saying this quite a while ago:


Tue, 03/01/2011 - 00:49 | 1006089 Oh regional Indian
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Ark, thanks for bringing Simmon's back to the table, bless him. Everyone was going ape then about how he was over the top and under the bottom (of the GOM). And while the whole GOM story has been dying on the vine (talk about brilliant perception management by Govt/BP), the real story, as it continues to filter out, is worse by the day.

The New Madrid Fault line is the target. Balkanization, it's what's for dessert.

Oil is the lever in this oil driven world. And they have it in their hands, firmly. And since we are like junkies now, cutting it off is the ultimate lever on people.

Looks like they are getting ready to use that lever for realz.



Mon, 02/28/2011 - 19:59 | 1005431 10kby2k
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Jim Rogers traveled around the world...twice. And not as a vacation...he was just a common guy.  I did this after high school and my perceptions of the world were forever changed.....and I realized how far off many peoples perceptions of what they haven't seen are. Jim Rogers says what he thinks and believes. He is modest. Because he has seen with his eyes what we all haven't I trust his judgement more than my own on these topics. His words actually carry weight in a world of talking heads and bull shit.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 20:46 | 1005517 Nobody special
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That may be, but he's ridiculously conservative for someone with such wisdom.  Gold over $2000 by the end of the decade?  Silver over $50?  These are hardly epiphanies... understatements of a lifetime.  Inflation alone will push them much higher.  No doubt he knows this, why isn't he saying it?

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 21:16 | 1005592 zaknick
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He isn't saying it precisely because his words carry weight. Unfortunately, on this most sensitive of subjects he isn't willing to expose his fellow billionaires.

Yeah, $2,000 by the end of the decade? Puh-leeze

Along these same lines.... Tyler Durden used to tell us the Chinese were selling Treasurys; now he says they were the ones behind the English accumulators.... and that he knew it all along.


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:52 | 1005961 juangrande
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Tyler was at least suspicious all along. I remember reading articles where he postulated that someone else (the chinese perhaps) was buying treasuries through London. 

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 03:40 | 1006312 Assetman
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I'll vouch for that as well.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 03:17 | 1006293 Amagnonx
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Rodgers knows the score - why isn't he giving a more realistic view of gold and silver prices?


Pretty simple - credibility.  When you make calls that are absolute certainty, and then they come true within a short time frame - people put a lot more weight on that then calling high side estimates that might take years to play out.


He knows those thresh holds will be broken within less than 2 yrs, possibily within 1 yr, or even 3-6 months.


When you say it - and it happens soon, then people will listen closely to the next prediction and start having some clue you are not guessing.


People have short memories.

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 08:07 | 1006435 Martel
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Gold $2000/oz. by the end of the decade means a four percent annual return, cumulative. Hell, even inflation exceeds that. Sure, Jim Rogers has past merits, but he sounds like a stockbroker.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 20:51 | 1005530 Xkwisetly Paneful
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For a guy who made his money being a contrarian he sure is a member of the herd these days.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 16:43 | 1004816 trav7777
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Coulda told ya...bitchez

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:12 | 1005113 B9K9
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Anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of math would know that eventually the "neshek"  (ie usurywould begin to smart one day. It really was the ultimate "sell in May & go away" strategy writ large over generations. Once the debt-as-money scheme was firmly established amongst the global economy, it was all over except for the crying.

Funny how humanity had to literally plow through every known natual resource, and increase world population by some incredible multiple, just to keep Shylock at bay. And here comes the bill due anyway, just when the poor mice running the wheel are all tapped out. LOL

At a certain level, one should step back and survey the situation with sufficient aplomb to exclaim "well played sir"!

About the only remaining question is whether or not they will want to retain an army of serfs as a substitute for stored energy, or get rid of the whole lot of us in an effort to preserve what remaining stores are for themselves.

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:58 | 1005273 Arkadaba
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About the only remaining question is whether or not they will want to retain an army of serfs as a substitute for stored energy...

You mean like this:


Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:37 | 1005924 snowball777
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Was thinking more like several hundred million Chinese riding bikes to charge up flywheels.

Let's get physical...physical...

Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:21 | 1005880 samsara
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Great post as always k9

Some people don't understand geometric progressions.  Like the rule of 72(+/-)

Wages go up Linear

Interest goes up geometric.


My bet is they can't keep it together to serfville.  

Now,  Gene Specific Bioweapons....  Now that could do the trick.....


Tue, 03/01/2011 - 01:51 | 1006208 10kby2k
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