Yes, the crisis is over...
Pizzaflation explains the deterioration of the US Dollar in something we all love; Pizza.
DB’s balance sheet is 50% the size of Germany’s GDP. By way of comparison, imagine if JP Morgan was a $9 TRILLION bank. That’s effectively DB’s status in Germany.
Among the items plundered from Yanukovych's compound (after he fled to Kharkov)...
More than a handful wanted in...
and soon they were all in...
And here's what they found...
"It's good to be king"
I am amazed Yanukovitch did not take it. Perhaps he already had to carry though.
Always take the gold!
The dregs left behind.....
no doubt most of this is holocaust booty. (sound of jewish lawyer's wingtips pounding the sidewalks) and the lawsuits clog the clerk's Hague office. repatriation: it's what's for passover...
He didn't Munger them? You know, sew it into his clothes.
For most of these folkses walking about (see picture of the ship), this is like going to an appallment park. You know, like an amusement park, except you're appalled.
You mean Obama and US Presidents lifestyles are??
This booty isn't fit for The 0'Bamabot's dogs.
He didn't take the gold because it isn't money according to The Ben Bernank
he should have protected his compound better
like the Waltons
look at the shit those fuckers have
this is positively plebian
Guess whose hands that golden booty will fall into... the same hands that stole Libya's and Iraq's.
"Gold. Don't leave compound without it"
The Shah of Iran's 747 was so loaded down with gold, they almost didn't get the plane in the air as he fled.
That explains the rumors of Yanu having left the airport in a car.
I wonder how many bitcoins they found at the compound.
Actually, they found Satoshi himself there, chained to a desk, emaciated, and furiously coding away at Yanucoin.
I am Chumbawamba.
OK. OK. We get it. Paper bad. Gold good. You bastards.
Fella could have himself a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff.
Kinda makes you wonder what he actually did take take with him.
All of the elected officials in DC, and the 50 states had better take notice. What happened in the Ukraine and what is happening in Venezuala can happen her. They also better notice tha the people are sick of their socialist / marxist utopia's. That is utopia's for the priveleged few, and misery for the masses.
Good post. And it's not just that it can happen here, it is that it will happen here.
I'm thinking about opening up a store that sells pitchforks. Maybe I can corner the market.
I'ma open up a Molotov Cocktail store across the street from your pitchfork store.
It's all about location. You will be quite successful building your respective stores into national franchises by locating one next to or across the street from every federal government office building!
Can't wait to see the contents of Blair's 'compound'... or the Kennedys', for that matter.
When does a house cease to be a house and become a compound?Then again, there does seem to be many parts so I suppose that qualifies as "compound".When does a mansion or an estate cease to be a mansion or an estate and become a compound?If I have a house with a garage and a shed out the back, does that qualify to be a "compound"? If this article ( and millions of others out in MSMland ) were written 50 years ago, would they call it a "compound" or a "lair"?
And that is why at the 1st sign of real Trouble, you MOVE that stuff to a safer locale.
Christ, even cats and other animals are smart enough to move their Precious Litter. I continue to be amazed how people's egos (arrogance, hubris, pride) keeps messing with their higher brain functions of problem-solving.
Here the lesson is what happens to dumb-ass MFers: They get the "Miloshevich Treatment", or get "decommissioned" - Qaddafi/OBL style.
By contrast, smart + rich guys have learned to "go global" in every sense -- especially with their "Assets of last resort": Cash, PM, Diamonds, 2nd Residency or Passport, and a place to land (nice apartment or house).
Do yer darndest to avoid the Nicolae Ceausescu "treament!"
They had it coming http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhTflHfPhgc
"I do not know whether it is to yourself or Mr. Adams I am to give my thanks for the copy of the new constitution. I beg leave through you to place them where due. It will be yet three weeks before I shall receive them from America. There are very good articles in it: and very bad. I do not know which preponderate.
What we have lately read in the history of Holland, in the chapter on the Stadtholder, would have sufficed to set me against a Chief magistrate eligible for a long duration, if I had ever been disposed towards one: and what we have always read of the elections of Polish kings should have forever excluded the idea of one continuable for life.
Wonderful is the effect of impudent and persevering lying. The British ministry have so long hired their gazetteers to repeat and model into every form lies about our being in anarchy, that the world has at length believed them, the English nation has believed them, the ministers themselves have come to believe them, and what is more wonderful, we have believed them ourselves.
Yet where does this anarchy exist? Where did it ever exist, except in the single instance of Massachusets? And can history produce an instance of a rebellion so honourably conducted? I say nothing of it's motives. They were founded in ignorance, not wickedness. God forbid we should ever be 20. years without such a rebellion.
The people can not be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions it is a lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty. We have had 13 states independent for 11 years.
There has been one rebellion. That comes to one rebellion in a century and a half for each state. What country ever existed a century and a half without a rebellion?
And what country can preserve it's liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two?
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
Our Convention has been too much impressed by the insurrection of Massachusets: and in the spur of the moment they are setting up a kite to keep the hen yard in order. I hope in god this article will be rectified before the new constitution is accepted."
--Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith, Paris, 13 Nov. 1787
1. This sentence has possibly been misquoted as "every generation needs a new revolution."
2. PTJ 12:356-7. Letterpress copy at the Library of Congress. A transcription of this letter from Ford is available online as well.
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure."
FSA makes for excellent manure especially after they've been EBT'd up enough.....
If Thomas Jefferson wrote/spoke those words today, he's most assuredly be moved to the top of the "deck of cards" of American Citizen to be assassinated without due process of charges/criminal information being formally filed against him, without any trial of any kind (and certainly not by a jury of his peers while being able to confront and challenge witnesses & evidence proffered against him) being a "luxury" afforded him, or any thing remotely resembling a verdict being returned against him...
...before some American working for the CIA fires a Hellfire missile via drone up his anus.
Thomas Jefferson would be the world's most wanted Terrorist by the current standards of the American Regime, today, and Obama, James Clapper, Eric PlaceHolder, John McCain, Lindsey "Nancy Boy" Graham, Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer & Charles Krauthammer would all ensure how evil the American Sheeple knew Jefferson to be.
Instead we have another "truth teller" Edward Snowden at the top of the Obama American Citizen Hit List.
Couldn't use a missile on Jefferson, even the wal-mart crowd would recognize that. He would get boston brakes.
I think I'm starting to see why ZH is being banned at certain government agencies.
Can I get a shoutout from our DHS peeps?
Oh wait.....probably not.
Just another bloody poofta if you ask ole Chop
The single instance of "anarchy" Jefferson referred to in Massachusetts was the Shays Rebellion. For anyone interested in seeing a great example of how this historical event is portrayed in today's Common Core, check out this vid:
approx 6 minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ImIEcsTEVo
Non-common core approved & much better vid is here (36 min) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5xUro2z2tI
There is an amazing difference between the two.
Don't forget the Whiskey Rebellion also. George Washington allowed Alexander Hamilton who was acting as Secretary of Treasury to lead an army against wilderness folks trying to scratch out a living in the wilds of western Pennsylvania.....(many of whom went to find cheap land and were virtually enslaved as indentured servents when they got there)......by making wiskey....(and some of it was old world Scotch Rye recipe whiskey)....which was the only way for the farmers there to get their grains to market as the roads from that area to Philadelphia and beyond was non-existent and the grains would rot before getting to market.
Thing was.....their whiskey outlsold the slop they were selling in pubs and taverns in the cities which allowed for a decent living to be made by the farmers. But the kicker for the government was that it was tax free.....sort of like Prohibition before its time.
So when Washington sent the tax collectors into the country....they came back tarred and feathered (for real).....and often that way while tied to a piece of lumber and paraded through town......(which is where we get the term "run out on a rail" )
Washington had had enough and sent Hamilton to lead an army larger than any that was led to battle even during the Revolution and thus quashed the rebellion.
Jefferson repealed this tax when he became President.
Remember this also.....this attack by Hamilton occured right after the Federalists (which Hamilton was ) won the day and passed the Second American Constitution. You know it as just THE Constitution. The first being the Articles of Confederation. Also....Hamilton had just won a victory also by getting the charter passed for the forerunner of the Federal Reserve called the First Bank of the United States....which Jefferson vehemently opposed and then killed after becoming President.
So you see......Shay's Rebellion and the Whiskey Rebellion were attempts to hold the young country's leaders feet to the fire in honoring what they had just fought and died for. And they were shot, killed and routed for it.
America was doomed right from the very beginning. It's right there for all to read about.....the victory of the Federalists.....Central Bankers.....and the suppression and repression of the people.
Hard to believe that Jefferson didn't have Hamilton tied to a big rock and dropped in the Potomac. Maybe not. Hindsight is a wonderful useless thing.
nice post, jumbo
So basically George Washington was a POS.
No. GW was following what he believed to be the law. As the Executive he was responsible for law enforcement at the federal level. Read a biography of GW sometime. He was a man of utmost honor who was compelled to carry out the duty of the Executive which meant following the letter of the law, no questions asked. GW did not have much respect for those who sought to ignore the law and he felt duty bound to quash the rebellion. In his mind the proper way to fight the tax was through the process of government. He thought if he did not quash the rebellion they would spring up everywhere as people realized that the federal government had no actual power to carry out the duty of enforcing federal law. There is no doubt that Hamilton was a huge influence on Washington in this matter but GW also was a man of deep moral conviction and part of that conviction was that you followed the law and if you did not like the law then you used the tools available to you within the structure of the government to change it. GW was arguably the most brilliant President we ever had. Read his own words if you have any doubt. There are copious amounts of his hand written letters to verify this.
Washington, our best President. Not for being first. For being first but not last.
Not entirely, they all had their strengths & weaknesses, just like us. Its not like he was the Piers Morgan of his day, completely worthless...lol.
Now Hamilton, there was a POS and a snake in the grass.
From GW's Farewell Address:
"It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another. The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart, is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this position. The necessity of reciprocal checks in the exercise of political power, by dividing and distributing it into different depositaries, and constituting each the guardian of the public weal against invasions by the others, has been evinced by experiments ancient and modern; some of them in our country and under our own eyes. To preserve them must be as necessary as to institute them. If, in the opinion of the people, the distribution or modification of the constitutional powers be in any particular wrong, let it be corrected by an amendment in the way which the Constitution designates. >>>But let there be no change by usurpation; for though this, in one instance, may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed.<<< The precedent must always greatly overbalance in permanent evil any partial or transient benefit, which the use can at any time yield."
He fully recognized the power of any government men could possibly create, how it could be abused & why...and he warned of it.
Thanks for reminding me. Great post.
GOLD Is Currency OVER-THERE!
Here, Yelling's OLD Panties Are HARD Currency...
"This booty isn't fit for The 0'Bamabot's dogs."
Ye, like, where is
a) the golf course and
B) the Man's Country seedy sauna
Obumma never goes nowhere 'wiout de tee off 'an de wack off
How much Tungsten is in each of those bars?
That is how you move your real gold out: Replace it with Gold-clad Tungsten.
That way, no one notices, as they see no change in the size of the gold pile.
To quote philosopher Zappa: "I knew you'd be surprised!"
Have you been peeking in Fort Knox ??
Without Russian emergency funding, the de facto nation of Western Ukraine will turn to the IMF and/or World Bank... who will gladly provide money...
with just a few conditions attached.
The usual suspects are already salivating over what they can plunder.
I wouldn't mind taking that sweet, sweet boat.
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