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Some More Perspectives On This Weekend's Secretive Banker Meeting In Sydney

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Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:43 | 222448 the grateful un...
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One can only wonder what happens when these birds start to fly in formation?

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:58 | 222461 cougar_w
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It's fine, until they start crapping in formation.

Then, watch out below.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:11 | 222482 CB
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no shit!

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:52 | 222548 Ripped Chunk
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well actually, quite a bit of it.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:37 | 222526 tpberg7
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Birds?  What if PIGS could fly?

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:55 | 222552 Anonymous
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Imagine Elephants.

Tue, 02/09/2010 - 00:05 | 222886 lawrence1
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Jim Sinclaire suggests that a world currency may be on the agenda and, given it was sponsored by the BIS which seems to have more reality contact than most bankers, I take Sinclaire´s suggestion seriously.  He remarks, too, that there are three world currencies at present, the dollar, the Euro and gold. 

Thu, 02/11/2010 - 11:34 | 226645 Anonymous
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They probably want to defend the Euro and their dream of financial world domination: http://seekingalpha.com/article/187978-spend-greece-spend

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:44 | 222449 crosey
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Perhaps they're picking out the finishes and furnishings of the Aussie-based, underground bunker to which they will flee, whilst the rest of the world burns in the next wave of failing financial flames.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:49 | 222452 Assetman
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Perhaps they have invited Steve Keen and will commence a comedic roast.

If not, they'll burn him in effigy.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:56 | 222644 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Oh man, oh man.....Truly though....truly.

I mean, because they sure were not there to be advised by him.


Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:02 | 222468 DaveyJones
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same ole crap...but, since it's Sydney, going down the toilet in the opposite direction

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:02 | 222472 SWRichmond
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OMG, a counter-clockwise swirly?

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:30 | 222515 DaveyJones
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don't worry, the fans go in the same direction, so when it hits, the pattern is the same.  

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:48 | 222451 bruiserND
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Catherine Austin Fitts is published in New Zeland.

Maybe they can invite her?

Indymac & OneWest Bank - the new can't lose math  

http://www.thinkbigworksmall.com/mypage/player/tbws/23088/1168292 <LINK TO NEW MATH>
   This is the just plain "wow"!  Wonder how much of this deal is published in the media?   New York senator fires back at FDIC officials who claim he started a panic that led to Friday's seizure of the California bank.
http://money.cnn.com/2008/07/13/news/companies/schumer_indymac/index.htm?section=money_news_newsmakers    The Year of the Great Vampire Squid $24 trillion in Equity owned by the many disappeared... looted & sent out the back door, and turned up in Asia owned by the few. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/print.html?path=HL1001/S00012.htm   “Financial Coup d’Etat” Catherine Austin Fitts, Assistant Secretary of Housing at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) http://solari.com/blog/?p=2058   Fitts, the author of "The Myth of the Rule of Law" wrote this paper in 2001. She is more credentialed, sophisticated and informed than any financial columnist I've ever read.

"In the fall of 2001 I attended a private investment conference in London to give a paper, The Myth of the Rule of Law or How the Money Works: The Destruction of Hamilton Securities Group.

The presentation documented my experience with a Washington-Wall Street partnership that had:

  • Engineered a fraudulent housing and debt bubble;
  • Illegally shifted vast amounts of capital out of the U.S.;
  • Used “privitization” as a form of piracy - a pretext to move government assets to private investors at below-market prices and then shift private liabilities back to government at no cost to the private liability holder.
http://dunwalke.com/   your world views will change froever...drugs, Fortune 500 money laundering, public housing mafia , toxic securities , premeditated political corruption and banksters

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:44 | 222623 CB
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I'm sure they'd love for her to join their little benevolent bankers club.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 19:18 | 222682 whacked
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Thanks Bruiser, a real piece of work.


Another book purchase... just what my library needed...

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:54 | 222455 Cursive
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"We are now seeing it spread around the ring of fire that surrounds core Europe," he said.

Ring of Fire, indeed.  Anyone who is long equities should consider selling now.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:01 | 222470 Number 156
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I sold.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:37 | 222527 crosey
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I'm gonna hang in SDS, SKF, SRS, and DUG for a while and see if the VIX volcano erupts.  I've never surfed on magma before.  Got this cool new graphite board.  Maybe I won't get burned.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:37 | 222529 Anonymous
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Double entendre:

Debt is a burning thing
and it makes a firery ring
bound by wild desire
I fell in to a ring of fire...

I fell in to a burning ring of fire
I went down,down,down
and the flames went higher.
And it burns,burns,burns
the ring of fire
the ring of fire.

The fruits of debt are sweet
and defaulting's really neat
I fell for debt like a little child
oh, but the fire went wild..

I fell in to a burning ring of fire.....[etc]

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 21:48 | 222816 Anonymous
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It is fitting that Johnny Cash was the singer.
Your altered lyrics are wonderful, maybe another
verse could sing about the burning piles of cash,
paper fiat dollars that is....

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 23:19 | 222885 MsCreant
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Awesome. I almost posted the Youtube but did not.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:56 | 222457 carbonmutant
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... global margin call as confidence ebbs

"Barclays Capital says the net external liabilities of Greece are 87pc of GDP, or €208bn (£182bn).

Spain is worse at 91pc (€950bn), and Portugal worse yet at 108pc (€177bn);

Ireland is 68pc (€123bn),

Italy is 23pc, (€347bn).

Add East Europe's bubble and foreign debts top €2 trillion."



Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:57 | 222458 Anonymous
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Good points... something is very unsettling about that!

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:57 | 222460 Anonymous
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"Sidney Australia."

Is that a person?

If you are referring to the place, it should be 'Sydney, Australia'.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:58 | 222462 dark pools of soros
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any word if the jazz trio was Timmy, Ben and O??

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:43 | 222618 el Gallinazo
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No.  It was Timmy and Ben, with Larry wailing on the turdophone.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:49 | 222629 faustian bargain
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well, they do sortof make things up as they go along.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 16:59 | 222465 Cognitive Dissonance
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"It has also turned out that the meetings are organized not by the Australian government, but by the BIS."

Ah yes, the Bank for International Settlements AKA The Central Bankers Central Bank. Forget Bernanke, Turbo Tax Timmay, Obama and all the rest. You want to know where the real Masters of the Universe reside?

Start here.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:03 | 222474 SWRichmond
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If there were no central banks, there'd be no goddamned secret meetings of central bankers planning how next to fuck us.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:38 | 222531 Anonymous
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Precisely, we know who these pricks are, but just let them keep meeting knowing that they are undermining the global population. Time for the scene from Godfather III and take these pricks out.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:09 | 222477 MsCreant
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I liked Sydney when I was there, there are some posters here who are Aussies, but I wonder if it would be worth it to nuke Sydney? Or, you know,

Send in the drones...

Where are the drones...

There ought to be drones...

Don't bother, their [small airplane engine sound in the distance, getting louder] heeeeeeere...

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:22 | 222583 deadhead
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i recall that song MsC i.e. send in the clowns.


I hope you are well!

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 23:21 | 222888 MsCreant
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It's a really pretty earworm. I am indeed well. Or as well as any of us are, given the Tsunami rolling in. Me likes me deadhead. If you see this, let me know what you thought of the Who at the Superbowl.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:58 | 222647 whacked
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We are but a pimple on asia's butt, sarcasm on this thread is about as good as the gold bugs.


Instead of Sydney (oops sorry Sidney) you should just look at capital hill .. then again all you idiots voted the imbecils into power so you should just nuke yourselves!!

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 20:10 | 222710 MsCreant
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Maybe the world would be a better place if we did, but you would still be stuck with those Bilderbankers! :(

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 19:12 | 222671 LiveWellDoLittl...
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Nuke us or Gas us but please don't use Hilary Clinton on us.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 20:12 | 222711 MsCreant
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Are you saying she is a weapon of mass obstruction? :-)

Tue, 02/09/2010 - 01:39 | 222974 Anonymous
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Ironically, when Bush came to Sydney a while back.. most locals got as far away as possible ie. at least to The Mountains. I personally did not want to be within a 100k radius... just in case ;-)

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:17 | 222488 Anonymous
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"In the interest of disinforming you of the cause and consequences of irreversible multiplication of debt, we are not just lied to regularly. We are deceived without exception, for a purpose; and the purpose not only of all the pervasive, concerted disinformation, but the vast usurpation which must come with it, is preservation of an imposed currency for the sake of unearned accumulation of vast, undeserved wealth, by inherent, irreversible multiplication of debt by usury."


Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:18 | 222574 dark pools of soros
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it is reversible... it just has to get REALLY ugly with heads rolling down streets..


the old days didn't have so many layers inbetween.  These days they do a great job of propping out puppets and pacifiers to keep the show going

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:57 | 222640 Psquared
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But what is the aim? What do they hope to accomplish? World domination? Such a world will likely not exist with money and wealth as wealth cannot be created in such circumstances. The status quo will not accommodate such a goal. They must enslave humanity, accumulate all wealth in themselves and drive everyone else to poverty. But how could such a system exist given the experience of socialism and communism? Do they have another idea? Do they think there is another way to subjugate all of mankind yet still keep the wheel of wealth creation, innovation, capitalism and democracy turning?

Or, have they overreached in their greed and are now reeling from the effects? Are they thinking how they can undo the damage but not show their true hand? Will they overreach again and risk losing hundreds of years of effort to bring us to this point?

I suspect they have overreached and their long extant plans are in jeopardy. The world will not yet accept a one-world currency, a one world central bank and a one world government. So how do they manage this crisis until the time comes when they can put their true plans into play?

Or, perhaps they are winging it taking each step as it presents itself with only a vague outline of what they hope to ultimately achieve. That ultimate goal can only be to concentrate wealth in the hands of the elite and enslave the rest of us into a sort of Truman Burbank existence where everything looks great and we have just enough to keep us satisfied and working while they steal everything from us in secret.

Tue, 02/09/2010 - 13:56 | 223574 kurt_cagle
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I'm inclined toward the winging it theory myself. They've overreached, tipped the system out of control, and now are desparately trying to figure out how to restore the status quo. Keep in mind that the status quo was working for them, and now, all of a sudden it's not.

The best analogy here would be a pig farm. A good farmer knows the optimal point to keep the pigs happy and growing, knows how to cull the pigs without destroying his ability to keep the farm going with piglets later in the year. What's happened now is that the pigs are suddenly deprived of their feed, and are transitioning from being confused to being very, very angry. The challenge to the farmer is figuring out how to kill enough of them before facing several thousand pounds of pork on the hoof stampeding towards him.

Somehow I doubt this was planned.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:17 | 222489 Anonymous
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Wouldn't it be priceless to see the stunned looks on their faces if they were all rounded up and put on trial, like the criminals they are?

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 18:22 | 222579 dark pools of soros
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but thats the problem now.. we have so many layers on the ladder that we can never get a 'us vs them' mentality..  too many people feel they aren't part of the poor but also not really part of the rich and your idea of rich/poor is different than the next guy's rich/poor


everyone has to go back to eating rats before they'll see a common ground


even on this board - the guy with 10 bars of gold is going to think he is way better than the guy with 10 bars of silver. Even though they are both a bunch of schmucks

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:18 | 222490 cougar_w
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One of these days, the central bankers of the world's major economies will meet in an out-of-the-way location. They'll meet for a few days, on the first day in common but after that they'll mostly ruminate in the halls and gardens in groups of 3 or 4, comparing notes, trying to decide.

On the third day they'll re-assemble and sit through a presentation of all the facts and ideas as they are then known. They will sit quietly in their leathern chairs, sipping wine and glancing at each other, sometimes giving the Is that what you think? look across the room.

There will much shrugging of shoulders. Yeah, that's what I think.

At the end of the presentation there will descend a long silence, punctuated only by the sounds of people shifting their weight uncomfortably in padded seats, or returning a coffee cup to a saucer, or lightly coughing.

"I believe we all know what this means," the presenter will say then into the deep, reflecting silence.

"I don't think we can just tell people it's over," a woman will say from where she stands before a picture window, her back to the assembled.

"Then don't tell them," a man says while pulling on a pipe. "They wouldn't understand if you did."

"Unless they have a right to know anyway," she will reply, turning.

"They have no rights of any kind," might say a third. "That is the first myth we must dispel."

They will go home.

As agreed, they will say nothing.

Everything then changes completely but only by degrees, so that even the results arrive unseen. Everything is forgotten and then it is gone. It is over, and it is not coming back. Where all the wealth went will never be known, just as it was never really known where it had come from. The transient nature of the universe gaveth, and so doing taketh away.

The history books will not need to be rewritten, they will simply cease to exist.

Game over. Reset. Would you like to play again?



Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:32 | 222516 MsCreant
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Very eerie Cougar. I like it. Or not. Something. But yeah, that seems about right. May be the rightest thing I have read about the whole deal.

I like speculative fiction. Useful stuff.

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:38 | 222532 cougar_w
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Eerie like writing your own obituary; not prudent. Not sure why. Just don't.



Mon, 02/08/2010 - 17:42 | 222535 crosey
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Yo Coug'!...sounds like an Ayn Rand epilogue, with a touch of Ray Bradbury.  Nice.

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