A Sinister War on Our Right to Hold Cash

A Sinister War on Our Right to Hold Cash

by F. William Engdahl, New Eastern Outlook:

An operation that began as a seemingly obscure academic discussion three years ago is now becoming a full-blown propaganda campaign by some of the most powerful institutions in the industrialized world. This is what rightly should be termed the War on Cash. Like the War on Terror, the War on Cancer or the War on Drugs, its true agenda is sinister and opaque. If we are foolish enough to swallow the propaganda for complete elimination of cash in favor of pure digital bank money, we can pretty much kiss our remaining autonomy and privacy goodbye. George Orwell’s 1984 will be here on steroids.

Let me be clear. Here we discuss not various block-chain digital technologies, so-called crypto-currencies. We are not addressing private payment systems such as China’s WeChat. Nor do we discuss e-banking or use of bank credit cards such as Visa or Master Card or others. These are of an entirely different quality from the goal of the ongoing sinister war on cash. They are all private services not state.

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CIA Warned Spanish Police: “Islamic State Planned to Attack Barcelona”. US-led Coalition Supported ISIS in Iraq-Syria

CIA Warned Spanish Police: “Islamic State Planned to Attack Barcelona”. US-led Coalition Supported ISIS in Iraq-Syria

by Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research:

According to IntelNews.org quoting Catalonia’s daily El Periodico, the CIA had warned the Spanish authorities that the Islamic State was planning to attack Barcelona, they even mentioned that it could take place in Las Ramblas. 

In the hours following the attack, several observers noted that Barcelona was always an obvious target for the Islamic State, given that the group had already perpetrated terrorist attacks in Berlin, London, Paris and Brussels. They also raised questions about the low level of police presence and the absence of anti-vehicle barrier systems in Barcelona —one of Europe’s busiest tourist destinations. Late on Thursday, the Catalan newspaper El Periódico reported that, two months ago, the CIA alerted the Mossos d’Esquadra, the autonomous police and security service of Catalonia, of a possible terrorist attack by the Islamic State. According to the Barcelona-based daily, the CIA even mentioned La Rambla as the main target of Islamist militants.

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Belt & Road and Precious Metals - Jeff Nielson

Belt & Road and Precious Metals - Jeff Nielson

by Jeff Nielson, Sprott Money:

China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” is the transformational economic strategy of the 21 st century. PricewaterhouseCoopers summarized the plan in February 2016:

The geographical area that is potentially covered by the B&R initiative is vast. In its current shape, the initiative has close to 65 countries somehow connected, covering more than half of the world’s population (c. 4.4 billion), around 30% of the global economy and a total infrastructure investment need of around US$5 trillion. 
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Coming Soon, the Worst Crash of Our Lifetime

Coming Soon, the Worst Crash of Our Lifetime

by Darryl Robert Schoon, Goldseek:

Ten years ago, I was invited by the brilliant monetary theorist, Professor Antal E. Fekete, to give a talk at his Gold Standard University held August 15-31, 2007 in Szombathly, Hungary; and while there, I and others watched intently as a global credit crunch swept through world markets.

US Credit Crunchgoes Global due to the interaction of world banks and Hedge Funds who also have subprime mortgage backed securities

Aug 9: Debt, due to defaults by subprime mortgage payers, results in the European Central Bank injects 95 billion euros into the European banking market.

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Swapping out SODA for WATER can help you lose 14 pounds a year

Swapping out SODA for WATER can help you lose 14 pounds a year

by Russel Davis, Natural News:

Cutting back on soda intake and replacing them with water may lead to significant weight loss within a year, a recent Consumer Reports study revealed.

According to the report, drinking 20 ounces of water in place of the same amount of soda may help a person ward off as much as 119 cups of refined sugar within a year. This, in turn, prevents the body from absorbing 52 extra pounds of refined sugar over the same period. The report also showed that swapping out soda with water may lead to a total weight loss of 14 pounds within one year.

The report also revealed that consuming less-sugary beverages — such as milkorange juice, and energy drinks — instead of soda may result in a significant weight loss between three to more than nine pounds. This also reduces refined sugar consumption between 47 to 97 cups per year.

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“Full-Fledged Housing Crisis” in Silicon Valley, Insider View

“Full-Fledged Housing Crisis” in Silicon Valley, Insider View

by John McNellis, Wolf Street:

As long as local officials strangle housing starts, the mirage of affordability will be pushed further toward the distant horizon.

A full-fledged housing crisis has gripped California” — New York Times.

Yes, our housing crisis is so critical those envious bastards at The Times are proclaiming it on their front page. So critical that a local politician here is more likely to come out against world peace than affordable housing. But she’s about as likely to vote for pro-housing laws as the USA is to unilaterally reduce its nuclear stockpile.

At the 30,000 foot level — it’s pretty in the clouds — a few politicians in Sacramento are trying to pass state-wide bills to force cities to allow more residential development. Not with champagne success.

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A Furious China Responds To Latest Sanctions: Demands "U.S. Immediately Correct Its Mistake" Or Suffer Retaliation

A Furious China Responds To Latest Sanctions: Demands "U.S. Immediately Correct Its Mistake" Or Suffer Retaliation

from ZeroHedge:

Less than 4 hours ago, the US Treasury announced that in the the latest set of actions targeting North Korea's "WMD program", among the entities sanctioned would be several Chinese and Russian companies and individuals. We said that "what this latest round of sanctions will achieve, is to further anger Beijing and the local population." Well, we didn't even have to wait all day for China to respond on the next morning as it traditionally does, and according to Reuters citing an embassy spokesman, Beijing was so furious with the US "provocation" it scrapped its own protocol of waiting during a "cooldown" period, and instead ripped right back, "urging" the U.S. to "immediately correct its mistake"' of sanctioning Chinese firms over North Korea, to avoid impact on bilateral cooperation.

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DOW RISES 196 POINTS ON TALKS OF TAX REFORM & LACK OF WAR FEARS/GOLD FALLS $5.00 AND SILVER IS DOWN 3 CENTS

DOW RISES 196 POINTS ON TALKS OF TAX REFORM & LACK OF WAR FEARS/GOLD FALLS $5.00 AND SILVER IS DOWN 3 CENTS

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

CHINA IN FIRST 6 MONTHS ALREADY REACH 80% OF LOAN QUOTA/USA SLAPS MORE SANCTIONS ON CHINA AND RUSSIA WITH CHINA BEING VERY ANGRY!/TRUMP TO ADD MORE TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN MUCH TO THE DELIGHT OF THE NEO-CONS

In silver, the total open interest SURPRISINGLY FELL by 204 contracts from 188,831 down to 188,627 with THE FLAT PRICE THAT SILVER UNDERTOOK WITH  YESTERDAY’S TRADING (DOWN 0 CENTS) . THE LOSS IN OI ALSO CONTRASTS COMPLETELY TO THE LOSS IN GOLD OI DESPITE GOLD’S RISE IN PRICE YESTERDAY. WE MAY BE EXPERIENCING BANKER CAPITULATION IN BOTH GOLD AND SILVER NOW. IN SILVER AGAIN, THE BANKERS ARE LOATHE TO SUPPLY NEW PAPER.  NEWBIE LONGS JUST TRADED CONTRACTS WITH OLDER SPECS.

 

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Idaho state Rep. Bryan Zollinger: ‘Plausible’ that Charlottesville violence was a setup

Idaho state Rep. Bryan Zollinger: ‘Plausible’ that Charlottesville violence was a setup

by Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times:

An Idaho state representative says it’s “plausible” that the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month was orchestrated to make President Trump look like a racist.

State Rep. Bryan Zollinger, a Republican, on Thursday shared an article on Facebook by American Thinker, titled, “Charlottesville and Its Aftermath: What if It Was a Setup?”

The article suggests, without evidence, that former President Barack Obama, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer, and billionaire investor George Soros could somehow be connected in planning and orchestrating the clashes in Charlottesville, which turned deadly on Aug. 12 after a reported Nazi sympathizer purposely rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters, killing one and injuring 19 others.

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9/11 was planned in Tel Aviv and Washington, not in Kabul: Scholar

9/11 was planned in Tel Aviv and Washington, not in Kabul: Scholar

from PressTV:

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were not planned and directed from Afghanistan, as US President Donald Trump has claimed; rather, they were orchestrated by certain elements in Washington, DC and Tel Aviv, says Dr. Kevin Barrett, an American academic who has been studying the events of 9/11 since late 2003.

“[The] Zionist coup d'etat of 9/11 was done by the combination of Israelis and neo-conservative Americans along with hard-line right-wingers in the American military and the intelligence establishment who pulled off this coup d'etat in America,” Dr. Barrett said.

Dr. Barrett, a founding member of the Scientific Panel for the Investigation of 9/11, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on a statement Trump made on Monday during his policy speech about Afghanistan.

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Economic Consequences from Refugee Invasion

Economic Consequences from Refugee Invasion

from BATR.org:

The dual peril of unfettered migration into Europe and the United States has a different complexion of invaders, but both suffer an appalling economic aftermath. However, the flood gates from the Middle East and Africa “so called” refugees are destined to overcome and hasten the breakup of the European Union. Just note the impact from not defending the borders of Europe, both placing terminal pressure on the economies and finances of EU countries, but also from the social dissolution of Western societies.

Announcement that the EU to assess economic impact of migrant crisis, reveals the hidden agenda behind allowing the invasion from the hordes.

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POLICE ADMIT PLANTING GUNS AND DRUGS IN CARS, LAUGH ABOUT IT

POLICE ADMIT PLANTING GUNS AND DRUGS IN CARS, LAUGH ABOUT IT

from libertyfight:

This is a series of older but noteworthy stories from Huntington Beach, CA. The story was originally broke by OC WEEKLY, and was then followed up by the mainstream LA TIMES and ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, which resulted in direct admissions by police. Here are the 3 articles in sequence, as well as some links to more recent admitted examples of cops planting evidence. This is why you should never, ever, consent to a warrantless search of yourself or your vehicle. Also, record all interactions with police if possible.

With a horrified suspect watching, Huntington Beach police planted evidence - a loaded revolver- in the man's car during a DUI accident investigation in January, the Weekly has learned. The controversial revelation is not now in dispute although cops, prosecutors and city bureaucrats attempted to keep the incident a secret by sealing records and stalling discovery of related documents.

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Hard-hitting docu-series “GMOs Revealed” begins airing TODAY… see explosive new revelations about dangers of GMOs and glyphosate

Hard-hitting docu-series “GMOs Revealed” begins airing TODAY… see explosive new revelations about dangers of GMOs and glyphosate

by Mike Adams, Natural News:

A groundbreaking new docu-series called “GMOs Revealed” launches today. You can register to view it at this link.

The eye-opening documentary series delivers 9 episodes that reveal hard-hitting truths about GMOs, glyphosate, genetic pollution, Monsanto, seed monopolies, crop collapse and many other topics. This is the “can’t miss” docu-series on GMOs that every person who eats food — which probably includes us all — needs to see.

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