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Mike Krieger Presents "The Playbook"

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Submitted by Mike Krieger of KAM LP


It's like a ride in an amusement park and when you go on it you think it's real, because that's how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, round and round, it has thrills and chills, and it's very brightly colored and it's very loud. And it's fun for a while. Some have been on the ride a long time and they begin to question: Is this real, or is this just a ride? And others have remembered and they come back to us and they say: Hey, don't be afraid ever, because this is just a ride. And we kill those people.

Shut him up, I've got a lot invested in this ride, shut him up. Look at my furrows of worry, my big bank account, and my family. This has to be real. It's just a ride, but we always kill those good guys who try to tell us that and let the demons run amok. But it doesn't matter because it's just a ride and we can change it anytime we want. No job, no savings money, just a choice right now between fear and love.

- Bill Hicks 1961-1994 (great quick little clip here

The Playbook

It was always going to be a scary thing when the American Empire decided to turn its sights inward.  Americans like to look at “shock and awe” and cheer.  They think murder is fun and games.  They think we are winning when we lose a little bit more with every new bomb we hurl.  They think we are killing “the enemy” when in reality we are killing ourselves.  The truth is that all the shadow government in the U.S. (you know the unelected guys that never leave and tell the elected guys what to do) has been doing is what corrupt elites have been doing since the beginning of time.  Protecting their commercial interests.  While many here in the United States have been lulled back into another complete coma state by the garbage that spews from the television set and a stock market that marches higher every day with no volatility, the shadow government is using this time wisely.  They are passing laws such as the NDAA, which as we know allows for the indefinite detention of American citizens without trial.  In case you haven’t seen some of the commentary by several Senators on the matter take a quick look for yourself  Joseph Lieberman is one of the most despicable and downright evil Americans to have ever “served” this country. 

Beyond the NDAA, TPTB are rushing to silence the thing they fear the most.  The internet.  As I have said for years now, the internet is the game changer and the reason I believe TPTB cannot win this fight using the same strategies that have been used by immoral control freak elites since the dawn of human civilization.  This is because the “playbook” has been exposed.  There are many plays in this book, and over the years I have outlined many of them, but the two that they like the most and the ones we need to be most aware of are.  1) Divide and conquer. 2) Problem, reaction, solution. 

First to divide and conquer.  This is employed mostly within the U.S. on geographic lines.  These are represented by the “coasts” and the “heartland.”  These different segments of the population are then divided into different political parties, the Republicans (red team) and the Democrats (blue team).  As I have demonstrated time and time again, and as is readily apparent if you are paying any attention whatsoever, these particles are identical on all of the major issues although they talk a big game during the election season.  As of late, people have started to realize that on the big issues they are the same so here is where the all important “social issues” come into play.  TPTB could not be happier than Santorum is doing well in the Republican primaries.  Why?  He is a big government Republican just like that last thug we had in the White House before the current banker puppet.  Santorum is extremely divisive.  They LOVE that.  He gets people riled up on social issues which then shoves the people reluctantly back into their respective teams like good little proles.  Think about it.  Santorum’s big issue is birth control.  I mean really?  Anyone that falls for this game gets what they deserve I suppose, but my role is to show you the game.  Remember, it is Ron Paul that doesn’t fit into any mold.  Ron Paul is someone that unites rather than divides.  He reminds America that we are one culture based on one Constitution (remember Justice Ginsberg publicly stated her disdain for it recently  This is why they hate him.  This is all very intentional.  Speaking of which, here is a great summary of politics in America today  It is no surprise that shortly after he aired this segment his show was canceled.  1.2 million views already though.  Not too shabby.

So now onto Problem, Reaction, Solution.  This was employed in the U.S. in 2008 to consolidate power at the top by bailing out the elites and bankrupting the rest of us.  People instinctively know this, hence the emergence of the Tea Party movement and then OWS this summer (notice how they used divide and conquer tactics on the population as soon as each of these movements came onto the scene).  So as we know back in 2008 the “problem” was financial crisis, the “reaction” was plunging financial markets and total fear on behalf of the population, while the “solution” was bankster bailouts and the a further consolidation at the top.  The Federal Reserve now has more power and the Too Big To Fail banks are a bigger part of the financial system than they were before.  How’s that for a solution!

In any event, they are not done with this playbook by any means.  We need to look to Europe now to see what TPTB have in store for us.  This is the consummate problem, reaction, solution game being played for all the marbles.  First, you get the problem “spiking interest rates for the peripheral countries.”  Then the “reaction,” financial panic and fear.  Finally the “solution.”  The placement of unelected technocrats as the leaders of Greece and Italy with ties to all the power structure’s institution such as the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderberg group and of course Goldman Sachs.  It is like a coup that takes the shadow government from the shadows and puts them in your face.  The reason that this is so key is because we are next.  They don’t want to roll up everything at once.  If they can get Europe safely consolidated then they will move here.  That is when interest rates in the U.S. will spike (problem), and we get panic (reaction) and then the solution (bankster technocratic committees in charge and the IMF to the rescue, ie loss of sovereignty).  This is the plan and I see it as clear as day.

The Internet                      

So back to the internet.  Just because what I outlined above is the plan it doesn’t mean it will succeed.  Although many will disagree, I am 100% convinced that TPTB are way behind schedule and experiencing considerably more problems than they thought in implementing their agenda.  I also think the internet is the main reason for their issues.  The internet is the printing press on steroids.  In fact, it may be the most significant event to have ever happened in the evolution of humanity as a species in the last 5,000 years.  What has been done since the days of Babylon is tiny groups of elites have been able to control populations and dominate them via the “playbook.”  The other thing they use is advanced technology that they do not share with the public, but that is another topic entirely.  In any event, the internet allows us to connect like never before and expose their tactics and criminality in a way that was unimaginable in prior eras.  Humanity is using it to connect with one another and we are saying to each other: “hey, my government tells me you are my enemy and I should hate you but you are just like me.  You have fears and dreams and all you want is to be happy and live a good life.  Maybe my government and your government are actually the problem.  We shouldn’t hate each other.  We should get rid of the bastards manipulating us.” 

That is why they want to censor the internet, but it is too late.  The cat is out of the bag and they have lost.  However, they will keep trying until they kill themselves because they are not used to losing.  Did you catch the recent article from the Wall Street Journal about how the UN is trying take over monitoring the internet.  Yep, it’s all right here.
Coming to America: 30,000 Drones

Did you know that a bill passed two weeks ago that allocates $63 billion to the FAA to increase the existence of drones operating in U.S. airspace to 30,000 by the end of the decade.  Here is an article on it  To all those that say things are “getting better” I say watch what they do not what they say.  What the shadow government is doing is scrambling like little rodents to get the police state fully in place for the inevitable unraveling of this sick world they have created and to protect the fruits of the theft they have committed.  Watch what they do not what they say.  Watch closely.  

Quick Market Commentary

I actually can’t believe the nonsense I am hearing lately from people in the financial markets lately.  People that know better.  People are definitely drinking the kool-aid again in this business.  Now I am not saying that means a stock market crash is imminent since they can create all the counterfeit fiat money they want and goose things further.  What it does tell me is that something is coming.  Could be a bond event.  Could be a precious metals explosion.  Could be a false flag terror attack followed by war with Iran.  I don’t know, but something is coming that will wake people up violently and suddenly.  Liquidity always makes people lose their heads because at the end of the day we are herd creatures.  Take all of this how you want but I have noticed this change.  Go back to sleep America.

31 inches in the last seven days up here in the mountains.  I’ll be riding powder tomorrow.

Peace and wisdom,


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Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:45 | 2189808 trav7777
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fuck Mike Krieger

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:49 | 2189830 Pladizow
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Take your meds, Trany666!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:55 | 2189838 BaBaBouy
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"" Coming to America: 30,000 Drones ""


Here Come Da Money Changers...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:55 | 2189852 AnAnonymous
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"" Coming to America: 30,000 Drones ""

To be added to the millions of sheeple...

If you like US citizen propaganda, that is.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:06 | 2189911 Comay Mierda
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"" Coming to America: 30,000 Drones ""

target practice, dont need skeet anymore lol

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:09 | 2189921 ratso
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Mike Kieger is just another lunatic fringe wingnut.


Booo!! Mike Krieger

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:20 | 2189983 Manthong
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We need a law that pegs revolving credit and student loans to a point or two above the Fed rate.

All existing and future credit.

That will hoist the MF's on their own pitard.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:51 | 2190447 whstlblwr
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"Ron Paul that doesn’t fit into any mold. Ron Paul is someone that unites rather than divides. He reminds America that we are one culture based on one Constitution. This is why they hate him."

"They" hate him too because he probably is clean as a whistle.

Hey CIA don't you like your men with skeletons? bet Romney's got some crazy shit.

FBI here is your chance to rid scourge of the earth.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:12 | 2190831 JW n FL
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Exposed: Massive Israeli manipulation of US media

04/06/2011 - On April 6, Grant F. Smith presented a comprehensive review of the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement to the Finance and Economics Council at the University of Rochester. Using a slide show of declassified documents and charts, Smith revealed how secret agreements and a joint Israeli embassy/AIPAC covert operation undermined US industries and the trade negotiating process. New quantitative analysis and disclosures reveal the US-Israel trade agreement is actually a $10 billion/year foreign aid program. Smith also discusses how major omissions in Dan Senor and Saul Singer's 2009 Council on Foreign Relations book Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle undermine their two major findings: that perpetual conflict gives Israel a comparative advantage and that the US should reinstate conscription in order to match Israel's entrepreneurial output. Vimeo

08/19/2010 - On August 19, RT International live from Moscow interviewed Grant F. Smith about newly declassified Senate investigation files of illegal Israeli public relations activities in the US. They contrast the odd parallels between Israel's efforts to divert attention away from the Dimona nuclear weapons facility to current PR efforts to shape public opinion about Iran's civilian nuclear program. Youtube

07/07/2010 - IRmep held a panel discussion at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC titled "Israel's Nuclear Arsenal: Espionage, Opacity and Future. Video streaming and download at the Internet Archive.

02/08/2010 - PressTV interviews IRmep director Grant F. Smith about the Israel lobby's history of challenges to rule of law and governance in the United States. "Autograph" with Susan Modaress reviews key findings from the book "Spy Trade". Youtube or Download WMV

02/27/2009 - "Empire" on Al Jazeera English presented by Marwan Bishara Empire - Part 1 (25 min) US policy in the Middle East and the "Special Relationship" with Israel. Avi Shlaim, Aaron David Miller, Adam Shatz, Ilan Pappe, MJ Rosenberg, Harry Lonsdale, Earl Hilliard, and Grant F. Smith. Empire - Part 2 (22 min) The forced neoconservative convergence of US-Israel strategy in the Middle East through the post 9/11 "war on terror". Avi Shlaim, Jim Lobe, Anotoli Levin, Stephen Walt, and Hani Shukrallah. YouTube.

12/18/07 - INN World News host Leonard Charles discusses the history of AIPAC and likelihood that the case will never go to trial with Grant Smith. Download WMV

11/21/07 - PressTV Book Review "Foreign Agents: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee" Martin Short, a British author and producer, Tim Llewellyn the BBC's Middle East correspondent for nearly a decade, and Abe Haim, of Architects and Planners for Justice in Palestine sat down to discuss the book "Foreign Agents". Download WMV

9/28/2007 - Voice of America discussion about the UN General Assembly. Download WMV

02/23/07 - "Visa Denied: The Opportunity Cost of Discriminatory Visa Policies" On February 23, Grant Smith discussed the newly released report "Visa Denied: How Anti-Arab Visa Policies Destroy US Exports, Jobs and Higher Education on ViewPoint with James Zogby Download WMV

02/23/07 - Voice of America Panel Discussion: Why the US is not considered an "honest broker" in the Middle East conflict. Download WMV

02/09/07 - Al Jazeera report on IRmep's "Visa Denied" book. Visa denials to Arab League visitors has caused an estimated $101 billion dollars in losses to manufacturing industries in the US. Losses for travel and tourism are approximately $1.8 billion. Higher education, which is not usually considered a service export, has had losses of around $2 billion which is equivalent to 9,000 jobs. This is problematic because the Arab market is extremely attractive to the United States. It has grown in terms of import demand from approximately $170 billion at the beginning of this century, or rather, the year 2000, to over $345 billion dollars estimated for this year. Download WMV

8/11/2006 - ViewPoint with James Zogby. Download WMV

2/3/2006 - Voice of America. Download WMV

01/6/2006 - Voice of America. Download WMV

5/14/2005 Voice of America. Download WMV

11/17/2004 - National Press Club Forum - The new Syrian and Saudi Accountability Acts represent unique Congressional forays into the executive branch's traditional authority over US foreign affairs. What is the potential long-term diplomatic and economic impact of accountability acts on the United States and its relations with the international community? What evidence and justifications underlie the acts? How are American national interests served? Which lobbies and interest groups seek these acts? As the U.S. Congress sets preconditions for relations with Middle East nations based on violations of international laws and resolutions, should a regional balance be sought in order to increase US credibility? Should relations with Israel also be subject to an accountability act? Real Video Stream

11/25/2003 - IRmep Capitol Hill Forum - Rayburn Congressional House Office Building - Discussion of the neoconservative "Clean Break" plan for war in the Middle East and negative consequences for the United States. Stream from C-SPAN. Download WMV


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:45 | 2190953 CompassionateFascist
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Krieger offers 2 names that say volumes: Zionist pol Lieberman and Red lawyer Ginsberg. YKW: 2 tentacles of the same warmongering, globalist Tribal Squid.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 21:22 | 2191376 clymer
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Trav and Ratso like to pump each other

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:25 | 2190883 Cathartes Aura
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just a tad disingenuous there, as you, and Mike, well know. . .

as is naming something you believe doesn't personally affect you a "social issue" - nice wave-of-the-hand dismissal - "social" is for the silly people, not the SERIOUS people, right?

Ron Paul has many good "selling points" - but to purposefully ignore his full belief system highlights the whole voting charade for what it truly is. . .

Sanctity of Life - Bill Hicks

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 21:27 | 2191386 clymer
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Is your link supposed to imply that Ron Paul only loves unborn children and not the rest of the people that inhabit this old rock? Because if it is, it is you that is disingenuous.

Maybe a little clarity would help from giving you a down, red arrow


Fri, 02/24/2012 - 03:35 | 2191778 Cathartes Aura
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my post was in reply to the quote from the OP that "Ron Paul unites rather than divides" and goes on to refer to Santorum as "getting people riled up on social issues" like "birth control" while Paul "reminds America that we are one culture based on one Constitution" - that  his Sanctity of Life seeks to change favouring a religious belief which IMO has no place in the governing of people forced to be citizens. 

calling for amendments to the Constitution which will redefine a zygote, and allow "law enforcement" over a woman's body a "social issue" is offensive to me, as I stated.

I chose the Bill Hicks link for rather obvious reasons - he's the lead in to the article, he gets major props from readers here - and he had an opinion on Sanctity of Life proposals. 

is that enough clarity for you?  I'm absolutely nonplussed by "down, red arrows" - on this subject, here, I fully expect them.  doesn't stop me from adding my opinions to the mix.  this is Fight Club, amirite?


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:17 | 2190629 lineskis
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"30,000 drones in American skies"?

They are just about to give Anonymous the firepower they need... It's not a bullet in the foot, it really is a bazooka in the 4$$... These guys really learn nothing...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:18 | 2189990 SMG
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:36 | 2190078 ilion
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I'm really stupid. Could anybody explain to me how come crude oil rallies and we have SP500 up 3 points? This market is getting just absolutely ridiculous. I bet that old fart Ben Shalom is laughing as I write this.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:39 | 2190092 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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The destruction of fiat currency is raising all asset prices, and yes, BS Bernanke is laughing.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:59 | 2190216 mrgneiss
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Wow, finding it impossible to load that website.  Not much of a surprise when looking at a cached copy and stumble across articles like this:

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:08 | 2190282 trav7777
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don't use google

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 21:29 | 2191389 clymer
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So Trav, what's your beef with Krieger anyway?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:17 | 2190327 mrgneiss
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If anyone is interested, I found the "33 Conspiracies that turned out to be true" article somewhere else, good read:

This long video looks promising as well, but haven't watched it yet, "Core of corruption":

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:44 | 2191152 forexskin
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thanks very much for that. i just sent it to everyone i know.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:19 | 2190866 JW n FL
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Because there really are no conspiracies, so any one who talks about one must be crazy, right?



Back at ya Bro!! Thanks for the GREAT! LINK!!


Exposed: Massive Israeli manipulation of US media


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:32 | 2190006 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Mike may have decent intentions, but he always starts these missives off with quotes he doesn't explain, which is an elementary way to write, and, not sure if I should blame him though, is somewhat responsible for Max Keiser using the Buy Silver, Slam JPM's Short Position movement which began here, on Zero Hedge.

What I want to know is , where is Mike's allegence?  He often comments in interviews about his posts here, on Zero Hedge, but does he stand above us, only to shout down the mountainside about what we should do?  Or does he stand with us? 

Considering I have once heard Max Keiser mention that the Buy Silver movement started here, I guess he is off the hook (although, IMO, Max should mention Zero Hedge almost everytime he says "Buy Silver").  But Mike, the man who is said to have leant Max the meme, has never once mentioned the movement.

So once again we get a missive from Mike.  Mike who lords above us.  Personally I feel that if Mike and Max had any respect for Zero Hedge they would show it by not parading the site around like a call girl, but instead would understand that Zero Hedge is above any of us, especially them.


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:27 | 2190363 tekhneek
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"Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell."

I don't read his shit, ever. It's too goddamn long.

At least he has good taste in comedians.

R.I.P Hicks, you were the best, we could use your observant and charismatic personality to sort through a lot of this chaff today.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:52 | 2190985 Cathartes Aura
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writers who get paid "by the word" or length of article is where this annoying trait comes from - the worst are authors who have an idea & pad it out to booklength to get the publishing royalties. . .

I've learned who to read, and who to skim. . .

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 21:05 | 2191342 fnord88
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"I don't read his shit, ever. It's too goddamn long."


Jesus fucking christ are you serious? So you never read any of the classics either? Math is hard too, maybe throw that under the bus? Never read Hayek I take it?


It took me maybe 3 min to read...... and that is too fucking long? No, it is not too long. You are just too fucking stupid. Bill Hicks would despise you. Looks like WE DO NOT have ourselves a "reader".

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:02 | 2190234 GOSPLAN HERO
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Yep, and Obama is just another peaceful agrarian reformer.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:19 | 2189998 redpill
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Would be a good way to both exercise our second amendment rights and really enjoyable civil disobedience.

If drones blot out the sun, the #r3volution will continue in the shade.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:44 | 2190118's picture

When the drones come, they run and hide their heads, they might as well be dead, when the drones come.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:10 | 2190289 trav7777
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do you cretins even vaguely get how hard it is to hit a small moving airplane at a mile up with small arms?

There exists the "wall of fire" principle for hitting moving airplanes with small arms fire for a reason.  This is established military doctrine.  The problem is that you cannot maintain this against a fking drone without being detected and targeted.

Nevermind you won't even be able to see the drone.  You'd be better off thinking about how to configure scopes with arrays of DVD lasers and burn a hole in the thing or something.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:22 | 2190350 francis_sawyer
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I'm working on the Klingon "cloaking" device

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:42 | 2190439 Floordawg
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Yep, as fun as multi-million dollar skeet shootin' sounds, Trav is right.

Maybe Anonymous can hack some down... You pick a landing "target..." I mean... landing "site." Be creative.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:03 | 2190793 Oquities
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just in the last month an animal rights group was using a private drone to monitor a managed bird hunt.  the hunters hid among the trees and blew the drone to bits.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 20:51 | 2191314 trav7777
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wtf did I just say?

Did you read and understand the difference between an RC helicopter and a military drone?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 21:11 | 2191354 DosZap
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Unforunately not quite true, it was damaged but not blown to bits..........damn it.

I sure miss the good old days when folks minded their own damned business.

These damn earthers/PETA idiots, are part of the SOS religion of Secular humanism.

YOU WILL OBEY our rules,because you ARE WRONG..........matters not if you have a legal right to do something, if they disagree with it.........they disrupt it,time to start beating the shit out of folks who break the laws, trying to stop people doing what is  within the law, from doing what they want to.

Maybe that would soon but an end to these Masters of the Earth Godess Guya.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:35 | 2190067 i_fly_me
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Need to step up development of low-cost hunter-killer counter-drones.  Get the DIY plans disseminated asap and we'll have high-school anarchists solving this one for us.  Just thinking out loud.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:47 | 2190136's picture

This drone was not very sophisticated, nevertheless...



Animal rights group says drone shot down


"Seconds after it hit the air, numerous shots rang out," Hindi said in the release. "As an act of revenge for us shutting down the pigeon slaughter, they had shot down our copter."

He claimed the shooters were "in tree cover" and "fled the scene on small motorized vehicles."

Read more:

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2190319 francis_sawyer
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"Just like shootin' womp rats, eh kid?"

~Hans Solo

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:27 | 2190364 trav7777
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take a look at the MQ9's performance stats or the global hawk.  These are just the declassified drones.

You will not be hitting them without SAMs.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:07 | 2191029 New World Chaos
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How about hitting them with a combination of peak oil, Iran war, wild goose chases, and Lord Humongous and his gang harassing fuel convoys?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:35 | 2190074 SubjectivObject
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Sorry, they'll be out of range and hard to spot.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:14 | 2190310 NotApplicable
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My guess is that if you ever see one, you won't be for very long.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:56 | 2190995 Cathartes Aura
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I'm guessing they can "see" through all the chaff being aerosoled nowadays?  which of course makes them impossible to spot. . . yah.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:45 | 2190275 Floordawg
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Unfortunately, they're 2 miles up, you can't see or hear them. The best way to stop them is to NOT let them get off the ground.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:27 | 2190365 cossack55
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These pigeons shoot back.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:15 | 2189913 ratso
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Mike Kreiger's references to the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderberger Group and poor old Goldman Sachs as the real sources of power are his confession that he is just another right wing, wingnut who should be placed on ignore.


Boooo Mike Krieger!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:02 | 2190238 mrgneiss
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That is so 2007.  Go back to the Yahoo sheeple boards, most here understand what disinformation is.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:40 | 2190099's picture

Not only is the government preparing 30,000 spy drones for domestic use but the Pentagon wants to deploy 7,500 combat drones over America.


Pentagon working with FAA to open U.S. airspace to combat drones The military says the nearly 7,500 robotic aircraft it has accrued for use overseas need to come home at some point. But the FAA doesn't allow drones in U.S. airspace without a special certificate.,0,5726973...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:34 | 2190396 tekhneek
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They're for our own safety. If we don't have drones, the terrorists win. /sarc

Pretty genius though, declaring war on a noun. Clearly it's unwinnable which is a pretty clever move.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:41 | 2190432 redpill
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Can I declare war on passive voice?  It bugs the shit out of me.  Er I mean, was passive voice considered to have been declared war on by I?

Sigh, is it happy hour yet?



Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:20 | 2190340 Terrorist
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We are all Terrorists now...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:31 | 2190053 I think I need ...
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is anyone watching the MUB (municipal bonds) looks like we had a hockey stick top and now quite possible a collapse......get your popcorn ready

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:53 | 2189844 Ag1761
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Q is will the US Citizen sit back and take it?

I hope not and I do believe as I am reminded a lot on this board that they are very well armed.

How well those home armaments are against an army of drones ....only time will tell.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:09 | 2189931 brewing
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problem is, most americans are too fucking stupid to know how to shoot a gun.  been too busy with the oscars coming up this weekend to go to the shooting range...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:54 | 2189847 battle axe
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Something is coming.... Something  big and very bad. 

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:12 | 2189949 kralizec
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Michelle Obama?!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:26 | 2190034 redpill
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Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:00 | 2191005 Cathartes Aura
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yes - focus all your attention on her, never let any chance to mention her pass you by. . .

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:25 | 2190029 chubbar
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Yes it is. But when it gets here it'll be immediately described as something that the gov't will use to consolidate power and further trash our bill of rights. I doubt it'll actually "wake sheeple up" to what the actual problems are, unfortunately.

It's going to be up to alternative news media to get the word out and debunk whatever the lie is that they are going to put out in the MSM. Probably a false flag again, hard to say as there are so many piles of brush laying around waiting for a match (figuratively speaking).

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:31 | 2190048 redpill
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It's what authoritarian governments do. Ahmadinejad is giddy at the prospect of war with the Great Satan.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:45 | 2190122 GeneMarchbanks
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Departure from your usual soberness. It is a long history of self-preservation when one truly looks at Persia and from my recent readings, the Persians have a string of incredible tolerance towards other tribal/religious groups in comparison to many other neighbors, don't know if it's the Zoroastrianism or what but if you look into it it stands out.

I don't think he desires any conflict. Again, with Westerners it always comes down to portraying the target as 'irrational'.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:17 | 2190333 NotApplicable
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Persians are one thing, empowered intellegence assets named Imadinnerjacket are another.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:29 | 2190369 redpill
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I think you overestimate his sense of history.  He's a scumbag, he'd gladly swap a few months of bombing for the chance to consolidate his support domestically.  Just like any number of US politicians would be happy to bomb him for the same sort of political gain.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:35 | 2190400 GeneMarchbanks
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Unlike the States, their threat is very real so excuse me when I point out that you're only choosing to see one angle and applying a tired old trick that can be played on the comatose population in the West but is easily seen through by many. IS there some of that going on? Sure, but it goes deeper.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:47 | 2190469 redpill
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The threat to Ahmadinejad from his own people is very real as well. There are many pro-democracy Iranians that desperately want to change the type of governance there. I believe Ahmadinejad fears them more than he fears us.

A land invasion of Iran is simply not in the cards, at the most we'd be talking about bombing by Obama or some neocon a-hole from the other team. Ahmadinejad knows this, and will happily exploit the possibility.

The way out is to de-escalate the situation, don't provide the opposing force for his fiery rhetoric. With diminished external threats, the Iranian people will stop looking outward and refocus their attention on their displeasure with Iranian government.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:18 | 2190627 BoNeSxxx
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"With diminished external threats, the Iranian people will stop looking outward and refocus their attention on their displeasure with Iranian government."


And guess who will be 'swarming' there to provide a nurturing hand to the opposition?


I'll give you one guess... 

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:50 | 2190153's picture

Something is coming.... Something  big and very bad.


It's the wolf! It's the wolf!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:33 | 2190389 Pennywise
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:11 | 2189880 pkea
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maybe a bank run in the EU will tip the scale though I hear they already don't allow people to withdraw off the accounts there, at least in italy no more than EU500 or so ... so it must be iran with russia and china on one side vs israel with the US on another. Look forward to see how things will turn after netanyahu meeting with obama on march 5. Something tells me  the things will get hot in the region right after they meet.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:04 | 2189906 GeneMarchbanks
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Trav no likey the ice cold sane truth by Krieger? Why?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:20 | 2190005 kridkrid
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I think travis questions his sincerity.  I think Krieger's support for Obama in the last election means he has no "street cred" for Travis.  I know a guy who writes with a similar style who I KNOW is charlatan.  He's even had a "guest post" here.  Not saying that I think the same thing of Krieger... I don't have an opinion, really.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:31 | 2190030 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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I think Mike lacks respect, as does Max Keiser.  I could be wrong, and I am not judging who they are with friends and family, but I have noticed how much Mike likes to say he "writes for Zero Hedge" in his interviews.  Why is it we never see him in the fray if he understands the cite?

I don't think he does.  In comparison, one reason that I think Bruce and Reggie are two of the most badass men on the planet, is that they get down and dirty on their posts.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:39 | 2190089 SubjectivObject
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Yeah that's it, let's create poinless criteria for e v e r y b o d y to live up to, surely that will filter the dreck.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:41 | 2190102 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Coming from someone who calls themself SubjectivObject?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:18 | 2189988 uno
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what is the link you have, youtube shows the following, the error message is very long

500 Internal Server Error

Sorry, something went wrong.

A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation.

If you see them, show them this information:

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:11 | 2189941 brewing
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you love getting junked, don't ya trav...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:29 | 2190375 trav7777
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Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:15 | 2190618 Hulk
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Here's to happiness!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:50 | 2190155 Yardfarmer
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bwahahahahaha! thank you Trav. he's such a poseur and hypocrite and yet the darling of so many of the groundlings here at ZH. i hope he manges to run his snowboard into a tree well so we can be free of supercilious and self righteous pontificating once and for all. junk away dweebs.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:14 | 2191047 Cathartes Aura
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the first post I read by him here was after he'd driven "across country" - in a convertible? if I remember correctly - and wrote about his epiphany about amrka - never mentioning meeting a single soul, talking to anyone on his travels - and how he was leaving NY for Boulder. . .

I remember thinking, wealthy young man, knows all the hip memes, his focus solely on himself, and I don't mean in an "inner search" way. . . if it's cool, Mike's right on top of it. . .

sorry guys, I know it's blasphemy.  if it's any comfort, Gonzalo hits the same chord with me. (and yeah, who cares.)

Fri, 02/24/2012 - 03:36 | 2191990 chindit13
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Yardfarmer, I think you do not understand.

Sheeple watch Idol.  Real men, real patriots, real Sovereign Citizens, go snowboarding.  See the difference?  Oh, and Sovereign Men sell timeshares in Chile to the nouveau gridless.

For those who know the difference between real abuses of power and the illusory bogeymen of cheap pulp thrillers or Hollywood B-movies, there's Tyler;  for everyone who can't tell a Dimon from a demon, there's Krieger, Brandon Smith et al.


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:11 | 2190298 pkea
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The main reason behind the delays and TPTB's issues is the complexity of the global financial scene not krieger, ZH or anyone on the web. There is just too much exposure and risk to take those european banks down, so they hold it as much as the european fruit tempting them.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:49 | 2189831 GeneMarchbanks
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''It was always going to be a scary thing when the American Empire decided to turn its sights inward. ''

I'm listening...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:54 | 2189846 Confused
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"been doing is what corrupt elites have been doing since the beginning of time"

Same as it ever was. ;-)

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:03 | 2189896 GeneMarchbanks
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What you confirm is somewhat true, even though you abuse that phrase.

But I digress, here's Mike:

'TPTB Tcould not be happier than Santorum is doing well in the Republican primaries.  Why?  He is a big government Republican just like that last thug we had in the White House before the current banker puppet.'

Failed to say what it really boils down to: religion. They're sceptical of the Mormon (barely) and not angry enough for the douchebag. Feel like I'm forgettin' somebody... ... so anyway Santorum is talking about Satan and Americans kind of like that, guess it makes them think of home or some such shit. 

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:17 | 2189980 Confused
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Religion would be the ultimate "hot button" issue. It polarizes in a hurry and gets peoples blood boiling. And it is all emcompassing.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:17 | 2191061 Cathartes Aura
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Religion is the boil on amrka's ass.

I don't care who or what anyone wants to believe in - keep it out of governance - at ALL levels.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 20:28 | 2191259 DosZap
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Cathartes Aura

Religion is the boil on amrka's ass.I don't care who or what anyone wants to believe in - keep it out of governance - at ALL levels.

Not possible,IF you want to survive and flourish, and not what our founders intended.

Keeping GOD out of government was NEVER intended,just the opposite is true.Thats why we're in a hellacious mess NOW.

IF you keep GOD out of government you get what we have now, secular humanism,which is a religion unto itself.( thats why we have nothing but a bunch of theives and crooks running us into the ground.)

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 21:13 | 2191362 Cathartes Aura
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you're wrong DZ - about the separation of church and state, in particular - you realise there are MANY different "gods" depending on the particular believer, right?  chaos.

you want to be a Christian Zionist (you've mentioned this a few times here), then fine - but all of the Christian Ziionists in OFFICE need to take responisbility for the ugly chaos they're fronting in the world.

I realise it's pointless to argue with you tho'. . .

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:31 | 2191104 DosZap
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''It was always going to be a scary thing when the American Empire decided to turn its sights inward. ''

You know, when the Berlin Wall came down, and the USSR broke up, (excuse the seemingly callous, and selfishness here on my part), but I KNEW then that WE were in for a HELL of a time in America.( remember that was Reagan, and since his run was over , its been all about US,the crosshairs have been locked the onto the people..)

When the US did not have to worry about the USSR threat any longer, they had to find a new

target and supposed enemy, and sure enough it was us,Just as I had feared.

NOW, PUTIN is talking loud and claiming he is going to rebuild and make the Russian military far larger,stronger, and get involved as they are sick of US, and are not going to allow us to keep on doing what we have been doing with impunity.

Maybe that will get them off our ass..................since they have manged to piss off the entire M E, and now the Reds.

Tallabanawhackers & Drug Cartels in concert to the south waiting to spring, the Persians, Pakis, Afghans, Indians,Chinese, and Rooskies, teaming up and starting to rebel.

Do not be surprised to see the Empire begin to reform.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:56 | 2189851 Gringo Viejo
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For those unaware of Bill Hicks, he was an extrordinary comedian and his work can be found at youtube. Check out "Smokers" and "Elvis".

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:19 | 2189992 Confused
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Funny how little recognition he gets, even in the age of the internet. There are clips of Dennis Leary clearly ripping off Hicks, and people love him. Same for George Carlon.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:34 | 2190391 battle axe
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Leary has said that  he has ripped off Hicks. 

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:57 | 2189862 blu
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I sometimes wonder what is all the worry about one-world government. First of all, it clearly is impossible just on the face of it. And second, who the hell would even care? Is "national" government even slightly relevant in the average person's life? Not really. Would a one-world government even further removed for daily reality be more so? Of course not.

Local is all that matters. Post peak-oil a hundred miles in any direction might as well be a million. The Earth will be large, flat, slow and very quiet.

The one-world thing could happen and most people would never know, and hardly care, and never see any difference in their lives of any kind. The world is simply too big for anything on that scale to work at all.

Oh-kay, flame away you apostate fookers. Give me a reason to care what you think. Show me the light. Tell me sumthin I ain't already guessed.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:04 | 2189901 wandstrasse
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you seem like one of these people who guessed and who know already EVERYTHING. So do not ask for something which nobody can deliver.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:53 | 2190173 blu
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Heh. Well you weren't much of a challenge -- NEXT!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:20 | 2190000 Goofy Bastard
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The level of coordination globally with central bank policy sure tells me that we already have a one-world government.  There would probably be a better chance of getting rid of it if this government came more out in the open for public consumption.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:56 | 2190196 blu
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A global banking cartel is probably not "one-world government" writ large, but I might be ready to conceed the point on the "he who prints, rules" angle.

Honestly though, I think the cartel is already in the grip of energy limitations. Their fiat ponzi is getting fewer fresh inputs all the time, and I cannot see them carrying this farce forward on donkeys. Seriously.

Game over for those fuckshytes? Guess we'll have to see.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:59 | 2191186 Cathartes Aura
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indeed, the "one world government" need only happen via "one world banking" - the "government" is just where each "corporation" collects the "taxes" on being alive, via tenancy in their fiefdoms- each "state" with separate notions of loyal citizens, useful for wars, not so much otherwise.

they're really on the move to tear down those walls. . . aren't they. . .^^

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:47 | 2190134 Silver Dreamer
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Pyramid schemes work.  That's why they are used of course.  What's so difficult to accept about one grand pyramid for the entire planet then?  Local is not all that matters.  Tell that to the millions of Russian peasants that died of starvation thanks to their government's far away policies.  Countless examples throughout history prove "local is all that matters" is very wrong.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:03 | 2190242 blu
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Ponzis need new external inputs. They operate in open systems, and fail utterly when they run into the limitations of their container. No new inputs (another fool and his money) and the ponzi is doomed.

Earth is a container, too. A global ponzi will need external inputs from -- where exactly? Good luck working around that one.

As for the Russians (you could have mentioned the Cambodias under Pol Pot, or ChiComs under Mao) not sure the analogy fits. The Russians were very much under an oppressive regime, with Army thugs doing the wet work of a government that was very much a personal cult for Joe Stalin. Sure it happens in some backward isolated places. But on a global scale? Meh, not so sure.

Thank you for playing.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:45 | 2190449 centerline
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No argument here on many points you have made.  This tug-of-war seems to be simply built into our genetics and has been going on forever - each cycle getting more and more global.  The latest go-round on the back of the industrial age... cheap and abundant oil leveraged every which way resulting in what I think are some additional and serious limitations.  That is, peak social complexity in too many developed nations - and peak population.  Of course, linked to underdeveloped nations as well.  Energy limitations are only one constraint that is closing in on the current game.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:08 | 2190580 Silver Dreamer
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Did I mention ponzi schemes?  No, I did not.  I'm talking about the typical top down management of everything around us.  They generate themselves if people are left on their own too.  It may be a tribe with a tribal leader, or a community with community leaders.  Either way though, eventually a pyramid management structure appears.  As most people on here already know, most nation states are oligarchies.  The outward appearance of the nation state's government is meaningless in other words.  Communist nation? It's an oligarchy behind the scenes.  Fascist nation? It's an oligarchy behind the scenes.  So-called representative republic?  You guessed it.  It's an oligarchy behind the scenes.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:19 | 2190636 centerline
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Hence the concept that we are doomed as species to operate in cycles.  It's built right into our damn DNA.  And this time around we have one hell of a top forming... and I am not talking at all about markets.  The trajectory here is clear.  It is the timing and how it all unfolds that is unclear (at least to those of us outside the "club").

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:31 | 2190693 blu
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You threw me when you prefaced your argument with "pyramid scheme" which is in fact a type of ponzi operation:

Your comment on organizational structures is germain to the original question. I'm not sure I would buy into the notion that all self-organizing systems can retain a pyramid structure. Note that the further away the top of the pyramid is from the bottom the less control that top can extert agaisnt the bottom layers to keep the structure coherent. Think about friction, and the loss of information content as "commands" travel downwards. If you add too many layers to the structure you no longer have a functioning control column. Might look pretty, but nothing can get done. And getting things done is why these things are built in the first place, if I am not mistaken.

I believe that the concern in this case is that the top will reinforce control against the bottom via force (military in our discussion). Well that only adds to the friction, in this case literally. The quickest way to lose control of something slippery is to grab it all the harder. We see that all over the world, where despotic regimes with multi-decade histories fall apart in a few months when someone at the top starts acting like they own the whole world and quickly fails to get it when people come out and say no you do not.

My opening comment that one-world global governance would not work is based on that analysis; that very large vertical command structures are inherently unstable. The quickest way to destroy them is to build them as big and high as you can, and then allow them to exert too much force. They fall apart over night or nearly so, and in any case remain doomed.

If this were not the case, we would all be Romans today and Ceasar would have recieved the Nobel Prize for Peace again this year just like every other year it was announed.

But Ceasar is long gone.

History is unkind to complexity. You see.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 20:28 | 2191257 Cathartes Aura
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while I tend to agree with you regarding global governance

very large vertical command structures are inherently unstable

the appearance of a global banking system seems to be easier to man-age, and tends to hold the reins over longer periods of time, if many of the "conspiracy" stories hold truth - how many centuries now?

nationstates are fictive anyhow, as are their arbitrary boundaries, they're just a story told to people to hold in their minds, including the loyalty parts, the better to take to wars - we know this through observation over time, any old map book holds proof - but the pursestring holders of the fiat-fiction - I wonder how far they've taken it already, and how much further they'll go.

interesting times, indeed.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:21 | 2190646 caconhma
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blu wrote <Russians were very much under an oppressive regime, with Army thugs doing the wet work of a government that was very much a personal cult for Joe Stalin. >

You don't know a shit about USSR/Russia:

1.  Stalin was a complete USSR dictator from 1936-1953. Until then he was one of 3-4 senior leaders.

2.  Under Stalin, Army was NEVER used against people. All this job was exculively done by NKVD (Soviet NKVD was an equivalent to Nazi's SS)

3.  Soviet Army was indeed used against people but only under Lenin & Trotsky.


Just remember that using a regular Army against civilians is a civil war. Civil wars are very unpredictable!


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:41 | 2190728 blu
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I'm supposed to know the difference between the NKVD and the Army? They all had guns, and lined poeple up and shot them. They all answered to one guy, regardless. Maybe the Army less so. But still.

Lapel pins don't make much of a difference, at that point.

But thank you for educating us all. I guess.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:30 | 2190378 francis_sawyer
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I sometimes wonder what is all the worry about one-world government. First of all, it clearly is impossible just on the face of it. And second, who the hell would even care?

That's equivalent logic to saying... "Yeah, so what if I was bought and sold as a sex slave and now spend 20 hours a day on my back at the "Chicken Ranch"... At least now I get 3 hots & a cot, right?"

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:05 | 2190570 blu
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What the -- no it is not the same thing at all!

Does anybody think anymore?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:31 | 2190382 trav7777
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you're right.

The dreams of the oneworld jetsetters are going to run smack into the face of peak oil.  The world will get larger.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:11 | 2190598 blu
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I think those guys are totally gonna find themselves pwned.

You know what will happen when they can't get a belly tank of kerosene, they'll be living in those jets stuck on the ground in airports all over the world like giant single-wide mobile homes. And ripping out the seats and turning them into trendy whore houses.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 19:46 | 2191114 New World Chaos
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We should worry because the world government will be run by a Satanic cult that will never let up, ever.  They want to crush every last soul on the planet.  The Illuminati will establish local cells if they need to.  I think they would gladly settle for a few thousand North Koreas.  Whenever one gets overthrown, all neighbors would pile on.  After a few hundred years of Darwinian selection via gulags, the Illuminati could breed perfect slaves and the most evil tyranny could be stable forever.  Look at what North Korea has become in less than a century.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:57 | 2189870 prains
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small lo fi stealth memes where are you?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:57 | 2189871 wandstrasse
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That is why they want to censor the internet, but it is too late.  The cat is out of the bag and they have lost.

this would be great, but 70% of the internet is social netbullshit & porn and 29% is the same corporate and MSM content as always, before there was internet. Places like ZH and its inhabitants are bearish, paranoid conspiracy theorists in the eyes of the mainstream. It is great to be here, but we have no power at all.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:15 | 2189969 pods
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The big problem is that "do no harm" is the gatekeeper to anyone trying to find their own way out of the matrix.

Most who understand enough about history, money, et all already know where to look for information.

The rest will stumble through a mindfield of dogma and deception to find any information.  

And with higher bandwith coming, everyone will gladly jump into the latest self-published cat that sounds like Obama video or what not.

I think that Huxley is pulling ahead of Orwell in the big race down.



Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:56 | 2190203's picture

I think that Huxley is pulling ahead of Orwell in the big race down.


I'll stick with Rand. Atlas is the only dystopian novel I'm aware of with a happy ending. The lights going out signals a return to reality.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:34 | 2190395 trav7777
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how was the end of BNW not a happy one?

The Savage got what he was looking for, his own pain and destruction.  Organized, happy society went on.

I am frightened of the inability of most people to see any deeper than the good guy/bad guy gestalt.  Happy endings outside of an asian massage parlor are complete bullshit and transparently vacuous.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:51 | 2190163 Silver Dreamer
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ZH'ers are not even close to 3% of the population on the Internet too, so good luck winning a revolution with those odds.  We are horribly out numbered by the zombies.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:04 | 2190566 LFMayor
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They majority are simply not properly motivated yet.  Fear, Hunger those should get them dancing.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:46 | 2190741 Max Hunter
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Good point.. Let's just give up.. That'll show em..

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:01 | 2190787 SwimmininNawlins
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:54 | 2190175 margaris
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great thing about the internet is many people found out they have a hidden artist deep inside and that they love to create stuff:

art, music, videos, compilations, their own "news", their own views... and you can have the whole world as audience... the internet is the artists wet dream come true!

TPTB hate that.... they want us back on our couch, only consuming what THEY have prepared for us.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 14:59 | 2189878 Robslob
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Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:00 | 2189885 njrod
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In the long run, we're all dead...

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:00 | 2189887 kralizec
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Wow, if I were as fucked in the head as this Mike dude people in white lab coats with big nets would be chasing me!

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:02 | 2189893 prains
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just check to see if the letters FEMA are on the coats while you run

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:04 | 2189902 kralizec
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Can't tell, the shadow from the black helicopters is obscuring their coats.  Oh well.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:17 | 2189979 SMG
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:23 | 2190019 kralizec
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Awesome, that is all going into my next tome.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:00 | 2189888 unrulian
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30K drones...wonder how long before a kid takes one over with his android and lands it in his back yard

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:06 | 2189915 rsnoble
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I wonder how safe the airways will be?  Could you imagine if a big war broke out and the US with 10gallon gas and a bunch of stupid government assholes thinking they're gona keep shit under control with a bunch of these stupid drones??? This place could turn into a real madhouse. 

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:02 | 2189892 rsnoble
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Yep, we're fucked. Somedays it pisses me off, other days I just drink beer and laugh at it. Personally I wish the "day" would just hurry up and get here im in no mood to spend the last 1/3rd of my life slowly sinking. Oh....and seriously fuck the UN and this net control bullshit.

I wonder if the elites have a page in that book for contingency plans in case one gets one's head cut off?

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:14 | 2189968 pazmaker
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Hey RSnoble...hang in there man!!  I know the feeling!


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:28 | 2190037 rsnoble
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Thanks. At least I know im not going crazy being in like-minded company.  It sure seems insane at times. Often.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 16:28 | 2190367 Thomas Jefferson
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You aren't crazy.  We are all waiting for the opportune moment.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:13 | 2189946 q99x2
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Correct. Control of the market directly by the elite is where we seem to be. That in turn seems to imply that an attack by them on us - AGAIN - is about to happen  in a very big way this time.

It also implies that those with access to the printing presses are actually in the process of buying up all the float of all the companies.

Wonder if there is a way to check on that? Like a decrease in the average number of funds owning a set of companies compared against management ownership of the same set? 

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:12 | 2189948 SillySalesmanQu...
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Great atricle Mike...Thanks for posting it Tyler. I too feel like ther is an impending event...


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:15 | 2189970 rsnoble
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When you've been getting fucked your entire life you began to develop a 6th sense for a good ass pounding before it ever happens. I've been bent over for 4 years waiting on this one to show up. It's gona be the biggest one i've been forced to take yet. I'm sure of it.  Ten bux says it won't even include a reach-around.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:12 | 2189950 rsnoble
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BTW any news on how the Greece fire is going today? There was supposed to be a big riot I haven't seen anything on it.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:13 | 2189960 Downtoolong
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I keep wondering if the Greek situation is like a harbinger of how things will go down when the first state defaults on its debt in the U.S.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:34 | 2189965 uno
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they are also using public education, inflation, prision system and eventually FEMA camps to control groups.  Have to assume seizing pension funds, 401k.  Also the gameplane is get all oil and gold now.  The rejection of the MSM does hurt them.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:55 | 2190186 Winston Churchill
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Its already law enabling the Treasury to tax (unspecified %)

all pensions funds.Slipped into the stimulus package.

You have to pass it to read it.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:15 | 2189966 Caviar Emptor
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Look I've taken part in many silent coup d'etats. The key is you need a charismatic front-man for the elite, someone who can claim to be "man of the people" on the one hand, and have the other hand (the one behind his back) well-taken care of. It has to be someone who understands how the world works, someone with no scrupules or even morals and who thrives on power and ego. If they can find the right guy (or girl) then they're good to go. 


Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:18 | 2189982 kralizec
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That would be Willard "Mitt" Romney, the guy Ron Paul cozied up to in last nights debate.  I guess 'ol Ron swung a deal to be Mitt's Veep if he helped him knock Santorum down a peg or two.  Mission accomplished.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:21 | 2190009 Seasmoke
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Ron Paul needs to take out Santorum first and then move onto step at a time

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 15:24 | 2190025 kralizec
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So Ron is just keeping his enemies closer?  That is so Machiavellian, I think I like that!

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