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AND NOW FOR A MESSAGE TO THE BUNDESBANK FROM BENDITO BEN
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Bendito is spilling the beans
The Bundesbank knows what this means
Their gold is all gone
A Central Bank con
Akin to their printing machines

The Limerick King

 

Charles Ponzi in Gold Vault
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Ponzi can surely attest
The gold in the vault is the best
But then he checked leases
For 10 times the pieces
And said: "Now I'm really impressed!!!"

The Limerick King


 

PONZI EVENT HORIZON

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When the Demon had finished his crime
And the assets could no longer climb
His power decayed
He started to fade
Like dust in the space-winds of time

The Limerick King

 

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Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:22 | 3165228 joego1
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And hat was the reason again for not wanting to audit the gold?

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:55 | 3165284 williambanzai7
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Fractional reserve swindling...

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 11:30 | 3166191 joego1
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Thanks for the cool artwork! I'm in PV Mexico right now. A lot of galleries here near. We have some work here in ou condo from Marta Gilbert. A Female Bandito Painting.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:18 | 3164945 Goldilocks
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Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzalez
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4s2AMKPHnE (2:38)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:25 | 3164968 Yen Cross
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 Metallica >The Unforgiven - Metallica - YouTube  

                                                                                   Beware Banksters, I'm coming for you!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 21:46 | 3164817 williambanzai7
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Of the three, I would think the Ponzi in the Gold vault has to be disquieting to certain powerful people. The truth hurts.

I also like the three as a set because the message is nice and tight, the topic is right on the money (pun intended) and the limericks sew it together beautifully

Moreover, the three images exemplify Visual Combat: the first subverts Hollywood, the second subverts history and the third is just imagination.

Sat, 01/19/2013 - 01:51 | 3168458 geekgrrl
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I didn't even think about your first point about Ponzi, but you're absolutely right. Talk about potent juxtaposition!

For me, I interpret the third one as the natural way of things. Control is only limited and possible for short periods of time. Those who dream of omnipotence are always let down in the end.

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 01:07 | 3165302 Setarcos
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Neat and poetics leap within me:

You've heard of that land called Peru,

Which was robbed of its gold (as you knew).

But it all got spent, by people so bent,

That nothing was left to be lent.

Which just shows that nothing is new.

(Attributed to Golda Bankman, the whistle-blowers poet)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:15 | 3164939 Yen Cross
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 Billy. you are ( Superman>  eons/kryptonite) You have cojones' ! You understand the trade!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 20:14 | 3164547 Yen Cross
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 All I want for Christmas is my two (gold) teeth, and some copper to brew my mash.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:47 | 3164436 Lendo
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Ponzi Event Horizon is hysterical

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:03 | 3165198 semperfi
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Its Banzai at his best - awesome !!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:39 | 3164194 SKY85hawk
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Yes,

We're being herded by a bunch of liars!

 

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-01-16/here-comes-sequester-and-another-1-cut-2013-gdp

"In 2011, when the debt limit was increased by $2.1 trillion in return for $2.1 trillion in spending cuts over ten years." see above.

So, THEY promised us $210 billion spending cuts in 2012 and 013.  Anyone seen that?

Response: AGUY, While there are no budget cuts for 2013, you'll be happy to know that Washington did take action. They have chosen to raise your taxes for 2013. while this will not decrease the Budget deficit it will avoid the deficit from getting larger as out lays for Social Security,Medicare and Wealthfare. are rising. You should also be happy that your health insurance premiums will be increasing by about 20% in 2013 and another 40% by 2016 for ACA (O'bamacare).

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:09 | 3164069 geekgrrl
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Didn't recognize Benny boy at first, what with the hair and all ... even with the Bendito hat! I bet he could walk around Washington in a toupee and nobody would even recognize him.

The Event Horizon piece is awesome, one of the best yet. I bet there aren't many limericks with the line "Like dust in the space-winds of time."  :-) 

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:21 | 3164944 The Limerick King
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I think I wrote that line shortly after slipping on milk that the kids and spilled, and banging my head against the fridge. I refer to this as artistic license below...  ;-)

Sat, 01/19/2013 - 01:40 | 3168449 geekgrrl
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It's a great line. 

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:15 | 3162760 earnulf
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Somebody (Bundesbank) just flipped the switch because suddenly there is brown stuff everywhere

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:54 | 3162688 williambanzai7
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DUELING MANDATES

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:04 | 3165200 semperfi
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LMAO!!!!!

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:42 | 3164410 shovelhead
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LOL

"Ya gotta dance while the music is playing"

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 20:44 | 3164661 BidnessMan
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More like "Squeal like a Pig"

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:17 | 3162772 LMAO
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Excellent, judging by the hands it appears the former Fed-Fuck is no stranger to the concept of ass-fisting the populace.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:48 | 3162667 Never One Roach
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WB + Limerick King = great fun to read!

 

Thank you.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:52 | 3163256 NoDebt
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Yeah, the combination of the two really works.

Remember this old ad:

"Hey, you got peanut butter on my chocolate!  No, you got chocolate on my peanut butter!  Mmmmmm..... this is really good!"  (old Reese's Peanut Butter Cup ad, if I recall correctly)

Yeah, like that.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:47 | 3162661 Fix It Again Timmy
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Perhaps some "Gold Deliverance", "squeal like a pig" material might be fitting...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:51 | 3162678 williambanzai7
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DELIVERANCE

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 02:30 | 3165376 Setarcos
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You tryin' to provoke me Banzai!?

Guns at high noon for a shoot-out disputing that Krugman has anything to do with Keynes.

Yep and we could exchange fire about the truly weird fact that Libertarians just lurv Ayn Rand ... from the nominally anti-statist Ron Paul (who's had a nice little earner in Congress) to Alan Greenspan who believes in state planning of economies, via financial instruments of mass destruction.

There's nerd by the name of Paul Krugman,

Who lives in space most inhuman.

So he spouts what he does,

Without thought or fuss,

'Cos he's never done anthing usefully human.

(Attr. A Non, the unknown poet)

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 03:09 | 3165436 williambanzai7
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By now you know where I am coming from. In the world we live in there is no such thing as adherence to principles when it comes to politicians and wonks.

BTW, I read that an anti-biotic resistant strain of Krugman is spreading around the world...

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:17 | 3165221 hawk nation
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You are a god

I am lauphing out loud with tears in my eyes

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 20:47 | 3164667 nmewn
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My all time favorite ;-)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:40 | 3164199 SKY85hawk
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We're being herded by a bunch of liars!

 

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-01-16/here-comes-sequester-and-another-1-cut-2013-gdp

"In 2011, when the debt limit was increased by $2.1 trillion in return for $2.1 trillion in spending cuts over ten years." see above.

So, THEY promised us $210 billion spending cuts in 2012 and 013.  Anyone seen that?

Response: AGUY, While there are no budget cuts for 2013, you'll be happy to know that Washington did take action. They have chosen to raise your taxes for 2013. while this will not decrease the Budget deficit it will avoid the deficit from getting larger as out lays for Social Security,Medicare and Wealthfare. are rising. You should also be happy that your health insurance premiums will be increasing by about 20% in 2013 and another 40% by 2016 for ACA (O'bamacare).

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:47 | 3162660 Wakanda
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"Like dust in the space-winds of time"

Like, like woooooaaaaaa LK...

Maybe I should hit the bong before reading the limericks.

 ; - )


Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:28 | 3162830 The Limerick King
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I have to admit to using a little more artistic licence with that particular line...  ;-)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 17:14 | 3163860 Herd Redirectio...
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artistic license = BC's finest?

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:43 | 3162642 the grateful un...
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But then he checked leases
For 10 times the pieces
And said: "Now I'm really impressed!!!"

 

and why would they want to double and triple count their gold, the Midas touch and leverage the ancient relic anyway?. our King Midas has the paper touch, everything turns to FIAT! worthless paper! including the etf for gold.

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 00:50 | 3165277 lakecity55
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The oldest Bauer trick in the book.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:23 | 3162799 sdmjake
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Yes, Similiar to what we call the Sadim touch (Midas backwards) where everything you touch turns to sh*t.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:16 | 3163089 old naughty
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wait...if you go forward... then you turn sh*t into gold ?

sori, couldn't resist.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:31 | 3162581 Bullwinkle Moose
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WB, you make a lot of good ones, but this one is in the top ten.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 21:32 | 3164796 williambanzai7
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This one sums things up nicely....so we'll just have to sum it up again even better ;-)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:25 | 3162555 Cognitive Dissonance
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I drink your milkshake and eat your burrito.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:46 | 3162654 Teapot_Dome
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written anything lately?  i miss your insight. 

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 14:36 | 3163183 Cognitive Dissonance
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I have something I'm finishing now, but it has gone long and I'm not sure the ZH ADHD crowd will even tolerate it. However, Mrs Cog is on me daily to just post it and move on to the next piece.

Mrs Cog is usually write on in her assessments. :>)

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 21:26 | 3164776 Hulk
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CD: you gotta remember man, that for every ADHD whiner, there are 10 zh'ers quietly reading your shit

and taking it all in...

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:09 | 3164910 willwork4food
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......What?

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 22:28 | 3164978 Yen Cross
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Hulk has good intentions.  Plus (1) for both of you.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:31 | 3163438 Wakanda
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Go for it CD.  I'll stockpile some attention so as not to create a deficit disorder

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:44 | 3163493 Cognitive Dissonance
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Too funny and thank you for stockpiling.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:12 | 3163580 WTFx10
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Yes , I enjoy your writings too. Just post it.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:06 | 3163328 Dagny Taggart
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Perhaps you could ramp up the pace to at least feed us one article per every 50 executive orders?

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