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Just because "Spanish banks are fine" 12 days before they got a full-blown bailout, and global hyperinflation can never happen in this world, where every central planner is now preparing to hold the CTRL and P buttons until the bitter end, here are some pictures from Zimbabwe.

 

And some charts:

 

And the chart most familiar to Americans as at least when it comes to government debt, Zimbabwe is America.

But don't worry. The USD will never lose its reserve status. Oh wait...

Finally, a timeline:

  • April 1980
    • The (first) Zimbabwean dollar replaces the Rhodesian dollar at par, which buys US$1.54. A series of bank notes is issued, ranging from Z$2 to Z$20.
  • From 1994 to 2006
    • The Reserve Bank issues a new series of notes, from Z$2 to Z$100. As inflation rises and erodes the currency’s purchasing power, Z$500 and Z$1,000 banknotes are issued from 2001 to 2005. In the first half of 2006, new Z$50,000 and Z$100,000 denominations debut.
  • Aug. 1, 2006
    • The first currency reform is implemented in an effort to contain spiraling inflation. The Zimbabwean dollar is redenominated by lopping off three zeros from the old currency. The new (second) Zimbabwean dollar is revalued at one new dollar = 1,000 old
      dollars.
  • July 1, 2007
    • The Z$500,000 note is introduced, valued at about US$16 at the official exchange rate.
  • Dec. 31, 2007
    • The Z$750,000 (US$25) note begins circulation.
  • Jan 1, 2008
    • The Z$1 million, Z$5 million and Z$10 million denominations debut.
  • April 2, 2008
    • Z$25 million and Z$50 million bills are introduced. Prices of basic goods are in millions—a T-shirt costs Z$276.5 million, pants Z$2.75 billion. Tomatoes and other local produce are priced in millions.
  • At a restaurant, two beers and water cost Z$1.24 billion.
  • May 2, 2008
    • The Z$100 million, Z$250 million and Z$500 million notes debut. Annual inflation reaches more than 100,000 percent.
  • May 15, 2008
    • Z$5 billion, Z$25 billion and Z$50 billion notes are printed.
  • July 1, 2008
    • A Z$100 billion note is issued, about the price of three eggs at the time.
  • Aug. 1, 2008
    • Another round of currency reforms is implemented. The government slashes 10 zeros from each second Zimbabwean dollar bill and the third Zimbabwean dollar is valued at 10 billion old dollars (second Zimbabwean dollars). Inflation continues rising.
  • Sept. 29, 2008
    • New Z$10,000 and Z$20,000 notes are introduced.
  • Oct. 13, 2008
    • The new Z$50,000 bill is printed.
  • Nov. 5, 2008
    • Z$100,000 and Z$500,000 notes are issued.
  • Dec. 4, 2008
    • The Z$1 million, Z$10 million, Z$50 million and Z$100 million bills appear. Ten days later, the Z$200 million and Z$500 million banknotes debut, followed by the Z$1 billion, Z$5 billion and Z$10 billion notes issued on Dec. 19, 2008.
  • Jan. 12, 2009
    • The government issues two new denominations: Z$20 billion and Z$50 billion bills.
  • Jan. 16, 2009
    • Even higher denominations are issued: Z$10 trillion, Z$20 trillion, Z$50 trillion bills and the largest banknote ever—the Z$100 trillion bill.
  • Feb. 3, 2009
    • The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduces the fourth Zimbabwean dollar, with 12 zeros removed from old bills, making 1 trillion old dollars equal to one new dollar. Denominations of the new currency are the Z$1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500 notes. However, loss of confidence quickly leads to abandonment of the Zimbabwean dollar in favor of foreign currencies, primarily the U.S. dollar and the South African rand.

Source: Dallas Fed

 

 

 

 

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Fri, 06/15/2012 - 15:59 | 2530538 Manthong
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They will get to post that one up again with USD replacing ZIM.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:12 | 2530579 Rahm
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The U.S. is not Zimbabwe. 

 

And in other news, the law of gravity has been suspended indifidently in the Western World.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:13 | 2530591 economics9698
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As long as people with a marginal propensity to consume keep losing their jobs inflation stays in check.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:14 | 2530596 economics9698
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The yids are loving this shit.  1920s Germany all over again!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:34 | 2530664 vast-dom
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so what ethnicity are you? religion? just curious...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:46 | 2530706 economics9698
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I like the Aqua Budda God.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:00 | 2530739 vast-dom
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that god doesn't teach hatred like you so regularly exhibit. 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:08 | 2530767 vast-dom
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rascit friday troll party on zh. 

did you know that tyler is a jew too? you're all fucked!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:16 | 2530784 flacon
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I call it [the photos in the article] "ZIM. STIM.". 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:24 | 2530810 flacon
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China Buying London Metal Exchange

 

The LME is not the same as the LBMA which trades precious metals. Just a FYI.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:45 | 2531119 economics9698
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If Tyler is a Jew good for him.  Who cares?  We have seen this game before and we know how it ends.  Centuries of playing this cat and mouse game.  Heads up Tyler the shit is coming down the hill.

Tyler should read his history.  There is only one way this game will end.

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:57 | 2531139 Harlequin001
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so who wipes their arse on 'cardboard'?

Man I've lived a sheltered life...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:16 | 2531153 tenpanhandle
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Don't use cardboard, use Charmin; it takes the arrrr out of arse wipe.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:35 | 2531168 nmewn
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I'm thinkin the guy with the chickens thought he was making off like a bandit...till the next day when eggs doubled in price again...lol.

Run run run RUN!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfUkFLfHSsE

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:44 | 2531179 Amish Hacker
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I'm thinking if three eggs cost 100 billion, how much is a hen worth?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:15 | 2531207 nmewn
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 04:16 | 2531586 Harlequin001
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I'm thinking,'Does anyone want any spare display shelves, going cheap?'

available for immediate delivery, only a couple a hundred trillion $'s...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:32 | 2531236 mjcOH1
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By the time eggs are $33billion each, I'm thinking he's probably figured out not to hold the paper until tomorrow. 

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 04:17 | 2531588 Harlequin001
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Good god man, it's cheaper than wrapping paper...

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 07:36 | 2531701 Surly Bear
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I want to be a billionaire so fucking bad....

Sun, 06/17/2012 - 08:00 | 2533482 Kobe Beef
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I'm a two-hundred trillionaire. I bought two of the 100 trillion notes on amazon.

They make a great gag, and an even better way to teach children about the difference between "money" and metals.

I'll take one of 'em by ye olde strip club and see what 100 trillion dollars gets in the VIP. harharhar

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:58 | 2531188 reader2010
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"Anti-Semitism, as an extreme form of racial chauvinism, is the most dangerous vestige of cannibalism. Anti-Semitism is dangerous for the toilers, for it is a false track which diverts them from the proper road and leads them into the jungle. Hence, Communists, as consistent internationalists, cannot but be irreconcilable and bitter enemies of anti-Semitism. In the U.S.S.R., anti-Semitism is strictly prosecuted as a phenomenon hostile to the Soviet system. According to the laws of the U.S.S.R. active anti-Semites are punished with death."

 - Joseph Stalin, 1937

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 21:18 | 2532948 mjk0259
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Yeah, he always stuck to his word. Was fixing to wipe out the Jews himself when he died, might be why he died.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:21 | 2530791 Waffen
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Just as not all people are bad, not all Jews are bad. Unfortunately Zionism and the Talmud makes Jews more prone to be deceitful liars with no qualms about stealing an destroying from the cows(goyim) put on earth to serve them the "chosen" people.

Unlike myself who was taught it was wrong to lie, cheat and steal. I was taught that we should all work for the betterment of humanity, a certain religion is taught otherwise and to deny the fruits of their dishonest labor is to deny that which enslaves and destroys us.

I only choose to point out this particular evil, because I am bitter about being lied to for so long about how innocent and kind and loving this particular religion is.

I do not take kindly to being lied to.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:27 | 2530813 DCFusor
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Has anyone else ever noted the Bible doesn't say WHAT the Jews were chosen for?  Could have been, I need an example of how bad, faithless, greedy, licentious and so on humans are for this "owners manual for the human race" for all it actually says about "why are the Jews the chosen people.

Read the Old Testament - and I've just given you the overview above!

Whether you buy into it or not, the Bible actually is a pretty decent "owners manual for humans" - shows all the ways we are stupid, over and over...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:33 | 2530943 francis_sawyer
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yeah... like buying Chevy Volts...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:06 | 2530994 Obadiah
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These jews you speak of are these

Rev 3:9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:11 | 2531082 CompassionateFascist
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Jews are just like everybody else. Only more so.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:00 | 2530872 barkingbill
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you know what is sad? after all the centuries, enlightenment, etc....we are still stupid tribal idiots. 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:34 | 2531113 economics9698
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Yes sir we are, and that would be okay if people respected one another and were truthful with each other.  Unfortunately certain groups are always exploiting other groups and preying on their sense of fair play.

No group is 100% anything.  Some of my all time favorite writers are Schiff, Rothbard, Freidman, and Rand.  Like any group there are characteristics that distinguish the group from others and a few good honest ones unfortunately cannot overcome thousands of years of inbreeding.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:58 | 2531189 LetThemEatRand
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And yet you work for the government.  

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:18 | 2531208 Calmyourself
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Yet you still have not allowed your employees a Union vote and you advocate stealing hard earned estates to enrich your pals in Government..

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:43 | 2531126 Stuck on Zero
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Humans are amazing.  We've only come down from the trees 50,000 years ago and now we send spacecraft out of the solar system.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:10 | 2531149 Calculated_Risk
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And still can't balance a check book.

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 08:22 | 2531750 Pope Clement
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Interesting timeline there; the 50,000 year old artwork in those caves in France and Spain led Picasso to remark that we haven't learned a thing....

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 00:50 | 2531426 RafterManFMJ
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Say, what tribal group voted 94% for Obama? I'm not sure, so I'm going to google that...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:33 | 2530821 TheGardener
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Vast-dome,  I have a jewish joke on you : "What is a philosemite? An antisemite who loves the joos !"

Did it ever occur to you that a true financial site is a jewish site and your kind of political correct racists are

not just unwelcome, but pure scum of all races ?

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:46 | 2530845 TheGardener
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And as an aside and as a choosen one I have an entirely different (working) theory on this cold blooded

intelligence of Tylers.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:54 | 2530857 Ben Dover
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Shit! I owe him a Hanukkah card!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:05 | 2530888 Henry Hub
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***did you know that tyler is a jew too?***

All the more credit to him (them) for being real supporters of free speech. The hardest part of free speech is allowing it when what being said is anathema to you.

Saying that, I believe everyone should tone down the anti-Jewish rhetoric on this site. We can all have a discussion on Israel, Zionism and the power of the Jewish lobby in the U.S. without resorting to attacks on Jewish people in general.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:14 | 2531086 Western
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But the Rothschilds are jews....

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:33 | 2531240 mjcOH1
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Don't forget Captain Kirk.....and Mr Spock too.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 23:21 | 2531330 GoodMorningMr.V...
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Rothschilds are not Jewish. Despite what's claimed, there is no such thing as being just ethnically Jewish.

You either practice the faith, or you are an atheist Khazar like the Rothschilds.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:37 | 2531116 Uncle Remus
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But that'll drop the page hits.

Jeebus.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:13 | 2530902 eatthebanksters
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I'm not Jewish but I'll give your last post a +1

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:40 | 2531026 hedgeless_horseman
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Jesus Christ was a jew, and he also hated the money changers.  Coincidence?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:00 | 2531067 The Big Ching-aso
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If I gotta wipe my butt with money someday I just hope the ink's dry.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 23:31 | 2531344 DTCC 1999
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That was hilarious and much needed bro. 

Side note: 

When ever I've supported regrettably cruel behavior; I didn't feel like the "bad guy" at the time and was angry as hell without important information that should have been factored in.   

At first when hearing the "game changing" info I was mad at the messenger too.  So now when outraged after hearing something an effort is made to gather more information or reserve judgement until able to do so.  

No matter how smart some one is the second they forget it is human nature to be gullible and influenced - they make it "easy". 

Didn't believe in an after life until listening to ppl who were clinically dead on the show "I Survived: Beyond and Back" and started weighing diff. POV's from diff. sources against the evidence (forming a time line is important) - that's helped some in putting life into context. 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:21 | 2531089 CompassionateFascist
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Christ was an Individual, spawn of a seductive Jewess and a Roman soldier. Jews are a Universalist, Collectivist Tribe. So They Lynched Him.  

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:40 | 2531118 Uncle Remus
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Soooo, are you inferring the Second Coming or what?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:26 | 2530927 old naughty
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as if these have anything to do with stock prices and bond yields?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:37 | 2530673 AldousHuxley
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One key differentiator.....US has the biggest guns. US exports inflation to poorer countries.

 

I don't see government pensioners in America in the poor house.

 

When you see stacks of rock and a cow printed on your money by your idiot government for 1 Trillion Zim dollars ,then you have something to complain about.

 

http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/images/Zimbabwe_100_trillion_2009_Obverse.jpg

 

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:00 | 2530871 Marginal Call
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You can't just get any old average rocks to stack up nice like that.  They special. 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:15 | 2530605 Pladizow
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Yet they look happy - whats that worth?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:19 | 2530623 Tom Servo
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Didn't mugabe force a land redistribution from whites to blacks in 2000.  Coincidence that this is the eventual result?

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:37 | 2530672 Zymurguy
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He literally stole ligitimately owned private property and gave it over to various different friends and political supporters.  Who in turn ruined the operations of those farms and yeild went into the toilette.  They've had food shortages there for years.  The even tried price controls like every other failed monetary system tries (nobody learns a fucking thing) and now everything is pretty much purchased on the gray/black market.  Mugabe is an animal...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:39 | 2530679 CommunityStandard
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"He literally stole ligitimately owned private property and gave it over to various different friends and political supporters."

I forget.  Are we talking about Zimbabwe land or the US bank bailouts?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:45 | 2530702 Agent P
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"Who in turn ruined the operations of those farms and yeild went into the toilette."

Please read the sign in the first picture...no yield in the toilet!!!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:46 | 2530707 Bicycle Repairman
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You forget the part where Mugabe declared a national emergency, designated himself as Decider-in-Chief, and then reappointed assets in the national interest.  Perfectly normal by 21st century Western standards.

Don't be judging.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:20 | 2531013 HoofHearted
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Is Mugabe on the board of Solyndra?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:49 | 2531049 Abiotic Oil
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Here is a vid of old Rhodesia. Compare to today...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYDg3ofh7dM&sns=em

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:52 | 2531276 Calmyourself
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He is no animal!!  He is a UN Tourism envoy

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2012/0530/Why-Zimbabwe-s-President-Mugabe-was-named-UN-tourism-envoy

Oh yeah never mind, animal is right on, sorry.  UN into the Hudson...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:14 | 2530782 TheGardener
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Mugabe currency got called by the locals "prostrates" when he was about to pass away for good!

 

What really gets me worried is this chart on reserve currency status, weighted by size of population alone

the FRN should have a life span till 2090, size of economy, number of con man of non-nations never-natives

in control of all the dodgy finances not included....

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:02 | 2530749 Beam Me Up Scotty
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"Yet they look happy - whats that worth?"

DOW was up 115 today.  Ramped right up to the Greek election.  Will people look happy come Monday?  I bought some VXX Sept 40 calls.  Its as good of a gamble as any.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:14 | 2530597 walküre
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Spain is NOT Uganda!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:02 | 2530878 akak
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Ubetcha!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:14 | 2530903 eatthebanksters
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No, but Chicago now runs the U.S.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:27 | 2530646 debtor of last ...
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THat minus one did come from mars?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:40 | 2530684 LMAOLORI
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Not yet but it will be soon

 

Beef: It’s What’s (Expensive) for Dinner

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/the-exchange/beef-expensive-dinner-214902964.html

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:51 | 2530853 GeezerGeek
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Some 4 years ago I found and read a PDF from Zimbabwe's central bank. The PDF was about how Zimbabwe was applauding the U.S. fiscal policy. The only link I found (searched via Bing - Zimbabew applauds US) was not functioning. But I got a laugh out of reading it at the time, once I stopped shaking at the implications.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:27 | 2530917 fuu
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http://www.rbz.co.zw/pdfs/2008%20MPS/AprilMPS2008.pdf

Please note that is the pdf itself.

"1.15 As Monetary Authorities, we have been humbled and have
taken heart in the realization that some leading Central
Banks, including those in the USA and the UK, are now not
just talking of, but also actually implementing flexible and
pragmatic central bank support programmes where these are
deemed necessary in their National interests."

pg. 8-9

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:27 | 2530932 Billy Shears
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When everybodies Zimbabwe nobody is Zimbabwe?!?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:12 | 2530587 economics9698
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At least the Yids are happy.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:31 | 2530657 sunaJ
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Oh, sure, with that timeline of Zimbabwe's currency, at the speed of reading, it all seems obvious.  But to a frog in a simmering pot, it's a little more difficult to see.  You are probably just happy that the government FINALLY started printing 100 Billion dollar notes so you don't have to carry so many 1 Billion dollar notes.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:40 | 2530686 This just in
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Something smells like chicken...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:33 | 2530662 vast-dom
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so what ethnicity are you?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:50 | 2530715 Waffen
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Jewish communists were behind the revolutions in central Africa that destroyed white/civilized rule and left those countries in chaos and death.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:01 | 2530746 vast-dom
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the jews seem to be behind everything! good and bad. oh well i guess you need to boycott most of the products and services you use, not limited to all quantum tech related tech.....

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:17 | 2530905 eatthebanksters
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I'm not Jewish but it seema like there are way too many anti Semitic conspiricy theory whack jobs on ZH right now...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:31 | 2530920 Waffen
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btw I have nothing wrong with semites.  The 2% of jews in the US are not semetic people they are Khazar/Ashkenazi and of those I have a problem with only the zionist/tamudic ones.

 

btw who do you think the "banksters" are mr eatthebanksters?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:54 | 2530975 eatthebanksters
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they are not all Jewish...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:30 | 2531107 Marginal Call
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Well, your meal is going to be the Ol' 96er of jew steak with a little gringo dipping sauce, fried Jesuits on the side.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:49 | 2531132 ali-ali-al-qomfri
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"...btw who do you think the "banksters" are mr eatthebanksters?  "

Kosher

(as a Semite I can say this)

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:03 | 2530752 frenchie
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u must be khazar...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:07 | 2530765 vast-dom
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rascit friday troll party on zh. 

did you know that tyler is a jew too? you're all fucked!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:09 | 2530769 Global Hunter
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Durdenstein!!!!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:10 | 2530608 TruthInSunshine
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-

 

"The problem with the fractional reserve banking Ponzi is that, sooner or later, usually at about year 40 into the bloody mess, people wake up and figure out that the central banking wizards are conjuring fiat from thin air, and that the nation's 'sovereign bonds,' and consequently, conducting commerce or contracting with it, are actually guaranteed loss generating activities for anyone providing anything of inherent value to it."

 

- Thargaret Matcher

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:17 | 2531155 Buck Johnson
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They know that the the London Metal Exchange is one leg of the manipulation of precious metal prices.  China isn't stupid, they know eventually that the fiat currencies backed by "good faith" will collapse and the are doing everything they can to buy these cheaply until it's time to allow the price to explode.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:01 | 2530549 knukles
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Nah. 
We're Americans. 
History don't apply to us.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:08 | 2530574 Dr. Richard Head
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Correction, we are exceptional.  blahhhhhhhhh

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:34 | 2530667 Waffen
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Lets compares these pics to pics of Rhodesia.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:19 | 2530622 Azannoth
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This proves 1 thing(among others) that Blacks CAN'T run a Country(only into the ground that is), any attempts to give blacks free stewardship over their native lands has ended in a catastrophy for them, the only black countries that are so-so functioning are managed by whites behind the curtains, this is not racism this is fact, and the same will happen to any white country/nation that will let blacks(or other non-whites) form a significant voting minority(or outright majority) on their land, just look at Scandinavia(yes you have to digg a little deeper because the MSM won't tell you the true story ofc) the Norse are being Raped, Slaughtered and Driven out of their homes by 3rd world immigrants they can no longer walk without fear at night they can't park their cars in minority neighborhoods they can't leave their children to play alone anywhere, they need to compete for medical services with foreigners who didn't work 1 min for any of their benefits and pay x2 in taxes to support those invaders, is this a future you want for your kids? where they have to doge bullets from AfroGangs or your daughters getting raped by them, don't believe me? just look at some places that where white but became black - Detroit, Haiti, Rhodesia, South Africa(white rule), Zimbabwe(white rule), Southern California etc. etc. Fight Now or Die

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:23 | 2530634 Pladizow
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What is Obama?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:43 | 2530652 Whoa Dammit
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I'll take Worst American President for $1000 Alex.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:52 | 2530855 GeezerGeek
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Glad you didn't choose "Last American President"...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:30 | 2531110 CompassionateFascist
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Worse than Brother Woodrow? Federal Reserve + Income Tax + World War (A+B----->C). Even Barack can't top that. Yet.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:24 | 2531221 Uber Vandal
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Yet, unfortunately, is the key word.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:05 | 2530887 akak
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High yellow, with an emphasis on the "high".

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:49 | 2530964 High_Pockets
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50% Honkey, and 100% Donkey

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:25 | 2530638 Poetic injustice
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Dude, why no white cap on picture? Forgot at home?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:48 | 2530704 Waffen
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Telling the truth in a world of deceit and lies is a revolutionary act.

In order to fix things we must all accept the realities of the situation and stop lying to ourselves if we are ever going to fix them.

Most all of us have been brainwashed in multiculturalism, diversity is our strength, political correctness and other hog wash.(cultural Marxism)

Speak truth to power, even if it's unpleasant.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:47 | 2531045 Everybodys All ...
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+1

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:47 | 2531046 Everybodys All ...
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+1

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:56 | 2531187 Cosimo de Medici
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Speak truth to impotence, even if it is unpleasant.

If there wasn’t a single Jew on the face of the Earth, you would still be a failure.  You blame, because you cannot win, and you cannot win, because you are inferior.  Even if there were no Soros or Blankfeins, there would still be Dimons (Greek Orthodox) and Geithners and Buffetts (Protestant).  They would beat you every single time, for all eternity.  Your inferiority is not only relative, but absolute, and resulted from an accident of birth.  That birth is a one time event.  There is no going back.  A silk purse cannot be made of a sow’s ear.

Go on and talk tough about guillotines, ropes and lamp posts.  Maybe that will make you feel better, though in the end you lack the courage to do anything other than whine.

Thank Tyler for at least giving you a forum in which to rant, and where you can find like-minded losers who “cudda been a contender” if not for The Joos, or will rise to the top after the Great Reset.  No, you never could have been a contender, and no matter how many Great Resets happen, you come up down every time.  That fate was sealed when your Momma squirted you out.

Speaking truth to impotence, even if it is unpleasant.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:19 | 2531210 Waffen
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Yawn.

You speak as you know anything about me. You know nothing but what i've said and that is that I despise deceit, lies, theft and those that propagate them. I have never blamed "my" failures on others, that is a very pathetic strawman.

If you believe that to "win" in life is only meseausered monetarily or by oppressing others you are lost.

You know nothing about me and to assume so much is to make you a donky's arse.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:27 | 2530644 The_Nihilist
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Wow. Good job blaming the victim. And yea that wasn't racist at all... Just pure facts...

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:29 | 2530653 Azannoth
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Victims of their own stupidity don't count black or white

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:40 | 2530683 Waffen
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Black africans have about a 70iq so it's much harder to blame them for their failures then to blame Americans 100iq on average for falling for the same tricks.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:47 | 2530709 Azannoth
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the Fluoride pushers are working hard to bridge that gap

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:51 | 2530716 CommunityStandard
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do you also yell at autistic kids for being so stupid?  or only the black ones?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:00 | 2530741 Azannoth
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:26 | 2530929 eatthebanksters
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You and waffen both have red hair and were adopted and beaten relentlessly for the acts of others, yes?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:37 | 2530944 Waffen
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why do you say this?

 

I like to point out lies, injustice, deciet and point out unsaid realities as should anyone that has a problem with evil.  btw isnt this the whole point of Zerohedge?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:03 | 2530988 eatthebanksters
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because there lies a very fine line between the real truth and people like you who manipulate facts to further their hateful agendas.  There are bad people from every race, creed, nationality and religion, but that does not make them all bad. BAd people lie and cheat to further themselvs. People like you worry me...you grow little moustaches and start walking around throwing your right arm up in salute while clicking your heels, you create scapegoats (losers love to blame others) and thrive on ignorance.  It has happened more than once and untold millions have come to tragic ends becasue of the likes of people like you.  I may be a bigot for hating you, but only becausee of your hate for everyone but your own twisted kind.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:19 | 2531005 Waffen
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I see.. I am anazithatwantstokillsixmillionjews for pointing out that i dislike Zionist and Talmudic jews that teach that its not only ok but you should lie cheat and steal from me since I am not one of the "chosen" people.

 

for the record, I am a libertarian and believe that I can say whatever the fuck I want to; dont piss on me and tell me its raining

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 19:41 | 2531036 eatthebanksters
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I am happy that you are a libertarian, so am I but my avatar is not 'Waffen' and I don't buy into your philosophy.  I never said you were a nazi or that you wanted to kill six million jews; that came out of your mind and your mouth.  Yes you can say whatever you want and so can I.  I would never piss on you and tell you it's raining, that would be a lie.  In fact I wouldn't waste the time pissing on you.  

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:06 | 2530747 Waffen
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You don't yell at autistic kids just as you don't pretend they aren't autistic.

If a majority of people were autistic or borderline retarded would you put them in charge to make the rules?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:05 | 2530880 CommunityStandard
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My issue with Az is the hypocrisy.  From Az:

".. it's called compassion, something you will never ever find in a black unless he's faking it or expects something in return"

Either he claims they are "borderline retarded" as you say, or he claims are devious and evil.  He can't claim both.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:09 | 2530770 BattlegroundEur...
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btw 100 IQ is still pretty low.  Just sayin ;)

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:31 | 2530823 Zaydac
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About average for ZH commentors

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:59 | 2530869 Sweet Chicken
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Zing!

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:08 | 2530892 akak
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How's the weather up there at the top of the Bell curve?

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 21:40 | 2531174 Imminent Crucible
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I couldn't say. It's pretty sucky out here on the left tail of the thing.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:44 | 2530960 oddjob
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75% on spelling, not bad. No credit for abbreviations.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:27 | 2530931 Umh
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So that's why it seems like people are so dim.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:51 | 2530719 SeattleBruce
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"This proves 1 thing(among others) that Blacks CAN'T run a Country"

Apparently 'whites' aren't doing such a bang up job of running countries either - checked Europe lately, or the US?  LOL.  Or speaking of various races, what about Japan??  Where does that leave your precious thesis?  Failures like these have nothing to do with melanin and everything to do with human nature.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:27 | 2530789 Azannoth
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The White people(but rly any1 with a sufficient level of higher brain functions ie. Asians too) have this weakness, .. it's called compassion, something you will never ever find in a black unless he's faking it or expects something in return. This inherent drive to help others often leads to an infection called socialism and it's all down hill from there, the only way we can survive as a species is to be intelligently compassionate and not throwing our compassion around like farts into the wind, it has to be worth it to help unconditional help often only leads to dependency and greater suffering for all involved

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:19 | 2530798 Dasa Slooofoot
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Melanin being the only difference is always a facepalm worthy "thought".

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say the US, Europe and Japan are much better civilizations than anything in africa.  In any case, complex things tend to fail catastrophically-- there is nothing complex that is african. 

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 21:22 | 2532950 mjk0259
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Hmm, standard of living in the WORST white country is still times 10 the BEST black country and you're a hell of a lot less likely to be murdered.

Sun, 06/17/2012 - 08:33 | 2533516 Kobe Beef
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or eaten. or enslaved. or raped with an AK-47. or burned as a witch. or used as "medicine".

The African race is more primitive, their genetic haplogroups and physiological traits more closely resemble homo erectus than Asians or Caucasians.

In short, they are not as highly evolved, and this is scientific fact. Unfortunately, the modern State Religion of Equality refuses to acknowledge the critical differences between different lineages of homo sapiens. And as a religion, seeks to limit the terms of debate and stifle research into this forbidden territory.

The rubes have been trained to shout "racist". It is the same as "heretic" from a few centuries previous.

The case of Zimbabwe is just another historical example of a primitive people unable to continue an advanced civilization. There are many more for those who can see.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:59 | 2530734 Nozza
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Reckon you must have missed the earlier post

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/peak-monthly-inflation-1945-hungary-129500...

Don't reckon there were that many blacks in Hungary, Germany, Poland, Russia etc etc etc

Back in the days of fido and usenet I had a reader that has a "twit list" to completely ignore posters. C'mon ZH lets have that kinda option here.

Noz

 

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:32 | 2530826 mjk0259
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Yes but Zimbabwe isn't paying war reparations greater than their GNP. In fact, they gained what was huge wealth created by others when the present government took over.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:20 | 2530801 Agent P
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"...this is not racism this is fact"

I read your whole post, and I'm pretty sure it's racism.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:30 | 2530818 Azannoth
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"and I'm pretty sure it's racism." - I take your word for it, for all it's worth, Yid

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:24 | 2530916 eatthebanksters
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Azannoth, I may not like the job that Barry O i doing so I will vote for someone else as provided by our system. I do recognize cultural differences between peoples of different races, national origins and religions, but I will respect them as people and afford them with the rights due to any people.  Hate spewing retards like you on the other hand, deserve no consideration or respect.  Go back to your dark hole or be squashed like the germ that you are.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 23:53 | 2531374 Bawneee Fwank
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Read "Where black rules white; A journey across and about Hayti"

http://www.hschamberlain.net/hesketh_prichard/whereblackruleswhite01.html

Since the Black Republic arose out of the ashes of the French Revolution, it has been twice an Empire, and a Republic for the rest of the time — nominally. But under whatever category the Government may for the moment have stood, it has always been in reality a military despotism. It is that to-day, and it is possible to bribe your way to almost anything. Republicanism is, after all, a perilous form of government for a young nation, its bounds are so wide and it gives room for the working of mutual jealousies as well as infinite scope to the ambitions of the individual. „France a Republic, America a Republic, Hayti a Republic,“ so say the Haytians. The saying needs no comment.

I have been assured, however, by a European who has long resided in the country that there exists to-day a section of negroes who if they could win their way to power would soon make a beneficial change in the condition of things. I own that I have seen but slight trace of such a class. Besides, there seems to be little doubt that the advent into the arena of active politics of a truly patriotic

party would be resented in the most lively manner by the bigoted populace, who would regard any measures of reform or progress as indicative of a design to sell them into the hand of the white, and thus back under the old yoke of slavery. This belief it is the policy of the Government to keep alive and active.

The lower classes have for their idols black generals, who can neither read nor write, whose sole claim to notoriety is their supernormal fierceness and push. And when all is said and done it is on the influence of these men that the safety and stability of the Government depend. They possess the ear of the multitude, they are puffed up with their own importance. While they retain their present ascendency there can be no going forward for the Republic.

Their watchword is „Hayti for the Haytians,“ which, being interpreted, means conservatism to savagery.  To return then to the question put at the beginning of this article.

"Les Amis des Noirs“, who in the days of the French Revolution gave the black man his first hint of and help towards freedom, have long since passed away themselves, but they set the thinking world a colour-problem. For a century the answer has been working itself out in flesh and blood. Can the negro rule himself? Is he congenially capable?

The non-proven of the Scottish courts seems hardly strong enough by way of a reply. Up to date he certainly has not succeeded in giving any convincing proof of capability, has not indeed come within measurable distance of success. I think we may go a full step beyond the non-proven. We may say that, taken en masse at any rate, he has shown no signs whatever which could fairly entitle him to the benefit of the doubt that has for so long hung about the question.

He has had his opportunity. That opportunity has lasted for a hundred years in a splendid land which he found ready prepared for him. Yet to-day we find him with a Government which, save in the single point of force majeure, has degenerated into a farce; and as for the country itself, houses and plantations have disappeared, and where clearings once were there is now impenetrable forest. Certainly he has existed through one hundred years of internecine strife, but he has never for six consecutive months governed himself in any accepted sense of the word. Today, and as matters stand, he certainly cannot rule himself.

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 23:02 | 2533062 ZeroAvatar
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AZ: Don't worry, bro, some people simply will never have the blinders removed. When you stand up to the golden hordes, all you'll get is ignorance and a Salem Witch Hunt in return for your troubles.  Keep your eyes open, your mouth closed, and your gun loaded.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:39 | 2530833 El Oregonian
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Lawyers for Ron Paul have taken over Paul's campaign and will have him nominated as the Presidential candidate and have Mitt Romney stripped of his delegates! Great interview and a MUST LISTEN.  Finally, some really great news on dismantling this Tyranny! Long Live Liberty!!

http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/audioPop.jsp?episodeId=635553&cmd=apop
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:49 | 2530847 Waffen
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This needs more attention. Going around Jesse Benton and Trygve Olsen who submarined the Paul campaign.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:57 | 2531140 Husk-Erzulie
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Listening now, this could be huge.  TY for posting.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 22:00 | 2531191 Freddie
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Zimbabwe = The Hope & Chains prequel.   Many thanks to the fux here who voted for the islamic.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:00 | 2530542 WiretapWilly
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But I bet Zimbabwe is meeting its Kyoto emissions targets, so they can be proud of that.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:55 | 2530976 Lucky Guesst
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Also they are being pretty nice by letting us try out all our bogus vaccines! Definately team players.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:01 | 2530545 resurger
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For the man holding the "Starving Billionaire"

+1

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:11 | 2530583 Peter Pan
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Good news just out. The starving billionaire has now made his way out of poverty and is a trilionaire.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 16:49 | 2530711 Agent P
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If he just had a newspaper, he'd have everything you're not allowed to put in the shitter.

Fri, 06/15/2012 - 17:45 | 2530839 sunaJ
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Unfortunately, a newspaper would have cost him 1.2 Billion, which would have put him below the billionaire status.

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