Sunday, May 31, 2020

GOLD AND SILVER WITHSTAND ANOTHER ATTACK AND CLOSE IN GREEN TERRITORY FOR GOLD

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

FLAT FOR SILVER/TROUBLE IN SPAIN AS PUIGDEMONT CANCELS TRIP TO MADRID AND WILL CONVENE CATALAN PARLIAMENT/GERMANY SET TO CUT OFF FUNDING FOR TURKEY WHICH WILL BE VIEWED BY ERDOGAN AS A SLAP IN THE FACE/COURT DOCUMENTS STATE THAT HILLARY CLINTON AND THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY PAID FOR THE “TRUMP DOSSIER”/CHUCK GRASSLEY CALLS FOR SPECIAL PROSECUTORS TO DELVE INTO THE URANIUM ONE MESS

GOLD: $1277.80 UP $0.70

Silver: $16.95 FLAT  cents

Closing access prices:

Gold $1277.80

silver: $16.95

SHANGHAI GOLD FIX:  FIRST FIX  10 15 PM EST  (2:15 SHANGHAI LOCAL TIME)

SECOND FIX:  2:15 AM EST  (6:15 SHANGHAI LOCAL TIME)

SHANGHAI FIRST GOLD FIX: $1292.03 DOLLARS PER OZ

NY PRICE OF GOLD AT EXACT SAME TIME:  $1274.40

PREMIUM FIRST FIX:  $17.63(premiums getting larger)

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SECOND SHANGHAI GOLD FIX: $1289.01

NY GOLD PRICE AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1731.70

Premium of Shanghai 2nd fix/NY:$15.31 PREMIUMS GETTING LARGER)  

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LONDON FIRST GOLD FIX:  5:30 am est  $1273.00

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1272.10

LONDON SECOND GOLD FIX  10 AM: $1275.00

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME. 1276.00 ??

For comex gold:

OCTOBER/

NOTICES FILINGS TODAY FOR OCT CONTRACT MONTH: 83 NOTICE(S) FOR  8300  OZ.

TOTAL NOTICES SO FAR: 3088  FOR 308,800 OZ  (9.605TONNES)

For silver:

OCTOBER

 

 64 NOTICES FILED TODAY FOR

 

320,000  OZ/

Total number of notices filed so far this month: 1029 for 5,145,000 oz

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Bitcoin:  $5564 bid /$5784 offer UP $68.00  (MORNING)

BITCOIN CLOSING;$5562 BID:5582. OFFER  up $65.00

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Let us have a look at the data for today

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In silver, the total open interest SURPRISINGLY ROSE BY  1775 contracts from  192 ,124 UP TO 193,899 DESPITE  YESTERDAY’S DOWNDRAFT IN TRADING (DOWN  10 CENTS).  THE CROOKS ARE STILL HAVING AN AWFUL TIME TRYING TO COVER THEIR MASSIVE SILVER SHORTS SO THEY ONCE AGAIN ORGANIZE ANOTHER ATTEMPTED RAID ON OUR PRECIOUS METALS THIS MORNING TO WHICH THEY HAD ANOTHER FAILURE. 

RESULT: A GOOD SIZED RISE IN OI COMEX  DESPITE THE  10 CENT PRICE FALL.  OUR BANKERS COULD NOT COVER ANY OF THEIR HUGE SHORTFALL SO ANOTHER RAID WAS CALLED UPON EARLY THIS MORNING..AND THAT ENDED IN FAILURE

 In ounces, the OI is still represented by just UNDER 1 BILLION oz i.e.  0.970 BILLION TO BE EXACT or 139{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of annual global silver production (ex Russia & ex China).

FOR THE NEW FRONT OCT MONTH/ THEY FILED: 64 NOTICE(S) FOR 320,000  OZ OF SILVER.

In gold, the open interest  FELL BY ONLY 716 CONTRACTS WITH THE  FALL IN PRICE OF GOLD ($2.15) .  The new OI for the gold complex rests at 526,674. OUR BANKER FRIENDS COULD NOT COVER MUCH OF THEIR SHORTFALL DESPITE THE CONSTANT WHACKING AND THE RESULTANT FALL IN PRICE.  THIS IS OPTIONS EXPIRY WEEK SO IT IS FITTING THAT THE BANKERS CALLED FOR ANOTHER RAID TRYING TO SHAKE MORE GOLD/SILVER LEAVES TO FALL THIS MORNING AND THAT ENDED IN FAILURE.

 

Result: A SMALL SIZED  DECREASE IN OI WITH FALL IN PRICE IN GOLD ($2.15). WE HAD MINIMAL BANKER GOLD SHORT COVERING AS THE BANKERS FAILED MISERABLY TO LOOSEN ANY GOLD LEAVES FROM THE GOLD TREE YESTERDAY..SO THEY ORGANIZED ANOTHER RAID THIS MORNING AND THAT AGAIN ENDED IN FAILURE AS WELL.

we had: 83 notice(s) filed upon for 8300  oz of gold.

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With respect to our two criminal funds, the GLD and the SLV:

GLD:   

Tonight , NO CHANGES  in gold inventory at the GLD/

Inventory rests tonight: 853.13 tonnes.

SLV

Today: NO CHANGE IN SILVER INVENTORY AT THE SLV

INVENTORY RESTS AT 320.288 MILLION OZ

 

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First, here is an outline of what will be discussed tonight:

1. Today, we had the open interest in silver SURPRISINGLY ROSE   BY  1775 contracts from 192,124  UP TO 193,899(AND now A LITTLE FURTHER FROM THE NEW COMEX RECORD SET ON FRIDAY/APRIL 21/2017 AT 234,787) .  OUR BANKERS WERE AGAIN UNSUCCESSFUL IN THEIR ATTEMPT TO COVER ANY OF THEIR SILVER SHORTS.

RESULT:  A GOOD SIZED INCREASE IN SILVER OI  AT THE COMEX DESPITE THE  FALL IN PRICE OF 10 CENTS (WITH RESPECT TO YESTERDAY’S TRADING). OUR BANKER FRIENDS WERE UNSUCCESSFUL IN THEIR ATTEMPT TO COVER ANY OF OUR SILVER SHORTS SO ANOTHER RAID WAS ORCHESTRATED THIS MORNING AND THAT ENDED IN FAILURE AS WELL.

(report Harvey)

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2.a) The Shanghai and London gold fix report

(Harvey)

 

2 b) Gold/silver trading overnight Europe, Goldcore

(Mark O’Byrne/zerohedge

and in NY:  Bloomberg

3. ASIAN AFFAIRS

)Late TUESDAY night/WEDNESDAY morning: Shanghai closed UP 8.65 points or .24{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} /Hang Sang CLOSED UP 147.92 pts or 0.53{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} / The Nikkei closed DOWN 97.55 POINTS OR .45/Australia’s all ordinaires CLOSED UP 0.17{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Chinese yuan (ONSHORE) closed DOWN  at 6.645/Oil UP to 52.39 dollars per barrel for WTI and 58.41 for Brent. Stocks in Europe OPENED IN THE GREEN EXCEPT LONDON  .  ONSHORE YUAN CLOSED DOWN AGAINST THE DOLLAR AT 6.645. OFFSHORE YUAN CLOSED WEAKER TO THE ONSHORE YUAN AT 6.647 AND //ONSHORE YUAN  WEAKER AGAINST THE DOLLAR/OFF SHORE WEAKER TO THE DOLLAR/. THE DOLLAR (INDEX) IS STRONGER AGAINST ALL MAJOR CURRENCIES. CHINA IS NOT HAPPY TODAY.

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Boston Marathon Bomber’s Aunt Says FBI Set Up Her Nephew and She Has PROOF

by Mattt Agorist, Activist Post:

On April 15, 2013, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, alongside his brother Dzhokhar, would become the infamous murderers in the Boston Marathon Bombings. According to the official reports, the duo blew up two homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line at the marathon.

The attack killed and injured nearly 300 people. The subsequent manhunt led authorities to the Tsarnaev brothers, who went on the run after learning the authorities were on their trail. Tamerlan was shot 9 times by police and then finished off by his brother after he panicked and ran him over with his car. Dzhokhar was later shot and captured while hiding inside a boat.

Now, in a bombshell revelation, the Russian aunt of Dzhokhar has filed a motion in his death penalty appeal case that reveals new details on the meetings her nephew’s attorneys had in Russia with his parents and makes a bizarre allegation that the FBI said the bomber had a “heavy-laden black backpack,” not the white one he can be seen carrying in video taken before the deadly blasts, according to Newsweek.

In the court filings, Maret Tsarnaeva, an attorney, and sister of the Tsarnaev family asks to join the appeal defense team to plead with the courts to overturn the death penalty.

According to the report:

Tsarnaeva’s filing includes a still photograph of Dzhokhar taken from a 29-second clip recorded by a Whiskey’s Steak House surveillance camera on Boylston Street. Of it, she says that “the FBI and the indictment have together affirmed that the culprits who detonated these explosions were carrying large, unusually heavy black backpacks concealing pressure cooker bombs.” But her affidavit states, “Dzhokhar was carrying a small-sized white backpack,” which she calls exculpatory evidence.

“The very evidence used by the FBI to identify the ‘Boston bombers’ referenced in the indictment excludes Dzhokhar as plainly as white is distinguished from black,” Tsarnaeva’s filing states. “What can be more compelling than the difference between black and white?”

 

Both the family and legal team expressed their concern that Dzhokhar’s legal team—who was appointed by the state—was insufficient in defending Dzhokhar.

“As Dzhokhar’s family we expressed our concern that [the legal team] was untrustworthy, and might not defend Dzhokhar properly since they were paid by the government of the United States which was prosecuting him, as many believe, for political reasons,” Tsarnaeva wrote in the motion.

As Newsweek reports:

Minnesota lawyer John Remington Graham filed Tsarnaeva’s affidavit in Tsarnaev’s federal appeals case last week as part of a motion requesting that a judge allow her to work with his current defense attorneys, a request denied this year by O’Toole and rebuffed by his legal team.

“In my judgment, a trial court presiding over criminal prosecution should not receive or consider volunteered submissions by non-parties,” O’Toole wrote.

What makes this new revelation peculiar is the fact that early this year, as TFTP reported, while the FBI admitted, at the time of the bombings, that it had interviewed Tamerlan, it was only this year that it released the details of the interview.

On the 23rd day of April in 2011, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was interviewed by the FBI, at the request of the Russians who said they were concerned about the young man’s ties to Chechen Islamic Extremists.

Read More @ ActivistPost.com

Night Terrors For Those At The Top

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by Karl Denninger, Market Ticker:

What keeps people up at night?

For ordinary folks it tends to be ordinary things.  You think you might have cancer.  You fear your kid is going to screw up big-time and wind up pregnant and alone, in prison or dead.  You fear an approaching hurricane; you have no money to evacuate nor can you rebuild if your home gets destroyed, as you couldn’t afford insurance.

For people with lots of money and power all those ordinary things really don’t bother them very much.  The kid-based fears are still real, but you can buy their way out of most — but not all — of those.  The others?  Meh.  Look at Steve Jobs, who got cancer and yet he both extended his life and finagled a transplant that nobody else could have managed, simply because he was rich.  Yes, the cancer got him anyway but it would have gotten anyone else a hell of a lot faster.  Hurricane?  Into the G-IV we go and call the insurance company.  There are a number of wrecked multi-million dollar yachts in SE Florida right now that could have been moved before the hurricanes came, but weren’t — they were left inadequately secured and were, as expected, destroyed. The (almost-certainly rich) owners basically sold their boats to the insurance company; it happens in every big storm and is why premiums spike like mad as soon as we are hit by one.  In the worst case (e.g. Richard Branson) you hide in your wine cellar and then rebuild when it’s over — you have both insurance and money, never mind other places to live while your palace is restored to its former glory.

No, what these people fear is the sort of thing that just happened with Harvey Weinstein. Not so much that Harvey blew up, of course, but rather instead of being contained to him, it is spreading like the fire from a match tossed on a pile of dry straw in a barn.  There are myriad people who have pulled the same crap for decades and suddenly the “social contract” (read: payoffs) that locked up the voices of all of those who were abused has been shattered.  It’s a social mood shift and it brings the hammer down — hard.

One would hope that the hammer which comes remains civil and lawful but there’s no guarantee of that.  Reality is that nobody has eyes in the back of their head.  You can buy security, and most of these people do, but it’s both expensive and following protocols to the letter, which you have to do to remain reasonably secure, is a huge pain in the ass.  You can’t go to a Christmas party at a friend’s house, you can’t have one at your own house without screening the people who come, you can’t even go into a Church on Sunday.  Travel in your own car, driving, is right out of the question.  So is a visit to an amusement park or shopping at the local mall.  Your home(s) are essentially encased in razor-wire, although you make it look pretty, with all the potential places someone could snipe you from 500ish yards away blocked by hard cover — and guards.

You might have a big-ass yacht and a G-IV, but what you don’t have is the ability to decide to get in your Chevy and head up to the local watering hole for a drink and watch a baseball game.  Or, for that matter, to go to one yourself.  Run a 10k Saturday morning?  On your own property, sure, but on a public street?  Hell no — that’s 3.1 miles each direction you’d have to evacuate everyone from for a radius of 500+ yards.  Forget it.  What I just did — three races in two days, a 10k, a 5k that evening and then a half-marathon, all on open, public city streets with only a couple of cops (to try to keep the random idiot from hitting us with a car by accident)?  Not if you want to maintain physical security.

You basically have to build yourself a prison and then live inside it.

So most of these guys don’t really follow the rules.  The President does, but then again he doesn’t write the checks and it’s part of the job, which all candidates know before running.  Having the Secret Service go into a hotel before he gets there a couple of days in advance and check everything is just part of the deal.  So is renting a whole floor so you can keep the random ******* in the next suite from being someone other than a random *******, never mind riding around in the back of an up-armored car that’s damn close to a tank in terms of it’s resistance to attack.

Harvey?  Ha!  Not a snowball’s chance in Hell he plays by those rules.  Nor do any of these other guys.  Beyond heads of state nobody does because nobody will put up with that **** and neither will their families.

The local hospital director?  He goes home — in a Porsche or Lexus, but he goes home and he probably drives himself.  He might have a big boat, but what he almost-certainly doesn’t have is a private security force that has the force of law behind them like the Secret Service.  People like Weinstein have chauffeurs but most of them like to drive their own exotic cars a decent part of the time — you see the chauffeur is a feather in their cap at big public events, of course, and maybe a burly dude or two packing along with him.  Even “big name” executives like Zucker****er and Bezos have the “trappings” of security but not the reality of it.

Nor do Congressmen and women, or any of the people in your State House and Senate, your County Commissioners and City Council members.  Even the mayor of most major cities has nothing more than a couple of cops hanging around him all the time and perhaps a somewhat-upgraded perimeter around their “mansion.”  Ditto for the Governor of a state.

No, you see what causes Night Terrors in people with this kind of money and power, whether in the private sector or otherwise, are two possibilities, one “civil” and one not-so-much.

The “civil” one is that someone like Weinstein “blows up” and the rest of those who are guilty of the same garbage get fingered for it along with him.  That sort of event is completely out of their control, which is why they wake up with night sweats; they simply never know if or when the mood will rapidly shift in the country and what was a simmering series of payoffs to people and lawsuits over various very bad acts will turn into “Money ain’t enough — I want your ass in prison, out of a job and broke, and I don’t much care in what order those things happen.”

The very uncivil possibility is even worse, of course, because unless you’re a head-of-state your so-called physical security isn’t worth a fart in church.  Oh sure, against one lone nut these measures are almost always enough, and God knows there are a lot of crazy people out there.  That’s why folks in those positions pay for said pseudo-security and why people below heads-of-state in fact are reasonably secure with a cop or two watching things in a civil society.  The nuts are pretty easy to defend against because they’re crazy and, equally-important, they nearly always act alone.  After all, why would a bunch of sane people follow someone obviously missing a couple of cans from their six-pack?

But none of this applies to the civil or uncivil courses of action if the social mood shifts en-masse and now you have a whole bunch of people who aren’t crazy but are hell-bent on justice — or worse, vengeance. Suddenly you have coldly-calculating, thinking and intelligent folks who you screwed one time too many and they decide individually, but at roughly the same time, that you’re not going to get away with it any more.

We’re seeing what may be the start of the civil alternative right now in the entertainment industry.  If you’re a very rich (or even moderately-rich) creep in that industry you can’t be sleeping very well this last couple of weeks.  Who knows how far this goes before it burns out.  It might fizzle rather quickly but then again it might burn far and hot enough to get back into The Lolita Express and everyone who ever took a ride on it, along with going into the halls of government at both a state and federal level.  It sure looks to me like it’s not stopping with Harvey Weinstein; every day or three there’s another very wealthy and powerful person in the bizness who is finding out that his fingering is coming back to haunt him.  The only real question right now is whether it will remain contained to the entertainment industry.

The jury is out on that thus far….

Where things could get very sporty, however, is if people start recognizing some of the other and arguably much worse abuses that are regularly served up by the wealthy and powerful.  For example, what if people recognize that they’re being robbed of a house each and every year and both very wealthy private individuals and government officials at all levels are responsible for it?

Then there’s the quite-possibly far worse scenario: America recognizes as a body politic that 200,000 Americans are killed by these abuses every year, it is the third leading cause of death in the country, and it happens simply because there’s no incentive to do things right when the hospital or doctor can bill you for the cost of fixing their own mistakes even if they’re unfixable or kill you.  The human misery and cost in dollars is bad enough but 200,000 avoidable deaths….. is that an unsupported span far enough out for the mood to shift suddenly and without warning, leading to its collapse?

How many wives and husbands, or parents, have been dispossessed of a spouse or child via these scams and schemes?

Read More @ Market-Ticker.org

The Deep State Left Is Close to Initiating a Coup Against Trump and Take Control of the Country

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by Dave Hodges, The Common Sense Show:

The United States stands of the verge of war. Bomber crews are confined to their planes. F-35 crew chiefs are confined to base and are sleeping in their hangers. The nation’s attention is fixated on North Korea. However, the real action could happen at home. In the following dot connecting exercise, I believe that under the cover of the build up for world war, we are witnessinga a great distraction. I believe that the Deep State, using their Democratic Party operatives are planning to initiate a coup against Donald Trump and take over the country. It won’t just be Trump that goes, so will your civil liberties including your freedom of speech and the right to own guns. I further believe that the demented Congresswoman from California, Maxine Waters, is dumb enough and senile enough to have let the cat out of the bag given her recent assassination threats against Trump.

The Lunatic Speaks

Lunatic Democrat, and now felon, Maxine Waters (D-CA) has totally crossed the line. California Congresswoman Maxine Waters has made a name for herself since President Donald Trump was sworn into office. Waters travels the country and never misses theopportunity to promise the impeachment of the president, including during her friend’s eulogy. Last week, the insane, now criminal, Maxine Waters, took her anti-Trump hysterics to the next level and vowed to “take Trump out” to a cheering crowd of Democrats. Under Federal law, it is a felony to threaten the life of the President, under any and all circumstances. However, I believe that she is telling us what is coming.

The liberal media cannot spin this. Here is the threat against President Trump in her own words:

Even the communist organization, Youtube, owned by Google, the organization that wants to control every Internet searcha nd all the news that is watched and read, came out and condemned Waters for her heinous statements. In fact, Youtube took the video down. Knock me over with a feather, Youtube is actually adhering to the rule of law.  Here’s the story:

Of course there is the lunatic left that is saying that Waters did not really mean it. The groups that Waters said should kill the President, by description, would include Black Lives Matter, Antifa and Moveon.org. Waters meant it and unforturnately, we have a subversive element in our country that is planning to not only execute a coup against Donald Trump, but they want to wage war against the Constitution and take over the country. Could this be the November 4th debacle we have all been warned about?

Maxine Waters Is Part of a Plot In Which 80 Congressional Traitors Are Planning Initiate a Coup Against President Trump and Take Over the Country

Trevor Louden, the author of Enemies Within, Doug Hagmann and myself are all saying the same thing. We are in the midst of a civil war that is designed to take down the United States. The New World Order must destroy the US because there is no place in the New World Orer for liberty and freedom. The idea of a nation state will go by the wayside and the planet will be governed corporate style, such as in the 1975 movie, Rollerball.

Prior to the election of Trump, the globalists were in the final phase of extracting as much material wealth from the people of the United States before collapsing the system. Now the globalists must fight to get back what ground they have lost due to the election of Trump.

The Democrats and the Republicans are united on the need to takedown Donald Trump. Trump is not their enemy, but rather the symbol that will be used to usher in the New World Order. President Trump is the convenient fall-guy from which to target so the globalists can squash, once and for all, the populist spirit of the American people prior to the nation’s destruction.

The Congress and the Senate are united on two fronts:

  1. They both support free trade agreements and these “representatives of the people” have been handsomely rewarded for falling into line with the corporate takeover of the US government.
  2. The globalists are promoting mass immigration in all major western nations. Why? The answer is simple, they seek to decultralize the major nations prior to establishing global governance. When the dominant language and the mores and the customs of the modern nations are gone, all that is left is globalism.

All, in all, this process can best be understood from 3 perspectives. The three perspectives, as I mentioned, comes from Trevor Louden, Doug Hagmann and myself.

Part One: The Enemies Within-Trevor Louden

In both his book and his documentary by the same name, Louden identifes 80 elected representatives of the American people who have been elected to the the House and the Senate who belong to front groups for either the Communist Party or the world’s biggest terrorist organization, the Muslim Brotherhood, or both at the same time. Largely, these representatives, such as Elizabeth Warren and John McCain have been recruited from the ranks of those who enthusiastically supported free trade and the subsequent loss of millions of American jobs. McCain was a co-sponsor of CAFTA, a free trade agreement.

Louden detais how these associations impacts the American people as it alters Congressional policies and laws that are passed.

Louden’s documentary is available on Amazon Prime.  Also, I should mention that former Congressman West, and former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (who will be a future guest of The Common Sense Show) makes the exact same claims as does Louden and he names the same people. Am I talking about treason? You are damn right I am.

Part Two: The Subversive Groups of Obama and Soros-Doug Hagmann

In the follwing video, Doug Hagmann described, in detail, the emerging and covert army that is emerging in American designed to overthrow the government. As I said, Donald Trump is just a convenient target, the real objective is the subjugation of, the depopulation of the people of the United States, as well as the destruction of the US Constitution and all of American civil liberties.

Read More @ TheCommonSenseShow.com

DARPA Funds Technological Start-ups

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from BATR:

The long tradition of government funding for technological development has been one of the most important aspects of creating the digital warfare battlefield. War is a primary endeavor of human behavior. The absence of peace on earth is a direct correlation from the curse of malicious human nature that pits competing sociopaths for dominance and world power. The race to invent, deploy and execute the destructive weapons of annihilation goes on with great enthusiasm as giant enterprises produce riches upon the ashes that their carnage implements. When it comes to funding the next innovation in military weapons, DARPA ranks at the head of the table of initiating the latest technology for mass murder.   

The egg heads over at Wire never found an advanced technology that departs from the onward march towards progress, states in How to Get Startups in on the Military-Industrial Complex.

“Despite the pace of global technological change, the United States military-industrial complex may never be truly “disrupted.” We need it too much. We need a robust inventory of purely public defense platforms like warships, warplanes, and advanced munitions. And we need the defense base that can build them — that highly consolidated core of “traditional” prime contractors working within a system that has proven nearly impervious to smaller, more agile “non-traditional” companies, particularly those in Silicon Valley.

So what are the most significant barriers to entry for tech companies and how can they be lowered? How do companies in Silicon Valley view prospects for doing business with the federal government in the national security arena?”

Yep, the assumption that building a bigger and more efficient killing machine are a necessary price for maintaining military superiority translates into fostering both big and small tech company advancement. In order to keep this endless parade going, seed money for startups are built into the black budgets that go unaccounted for when public monies go missing. As Activist Post reports, $10 Trillion Missing From Pentagon And No One — Not Even The DoD — Knows Where It Is, “Even though audits of all federal agencies became mandatory in 1996, the Pentagon has apparently made itself an exception, and — fully 20 years later — stands obstinately orotund in never having complied.”

Citing numerous case studies as to the operations of the government funding process, Forbes looks at These DARPA Darlings Just Raised $20M To Build A Super-Powered Google For The Internet Of Things. Actual money amounts to fund such projects are concealed, while DARPA administrative functions often provide a disclosed linkage, the cash flow is seldom traced to its final offshore banking account.

This is not a cynical assessment, it is a factual conclusion based upon the enormous unaccountable monies that never seem to be significant enough for a serious Congressional investigation or a DOJ prosecution of wrongdoers. So the preposterous game goes on.   

The history of creating the internet, contrary to Al Gore, has a long involvement from government funding. “DARPA or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, hatched ARPANET, based on the networking technologies that provided the foundation for the internet.” So when such obscure companies as the 12 Early- And Mid-Stage Startups Backed By The CIA, Pentagon, And US Army, are dissected the average investor would have no familiarity with the companies.

1. Ayasdi

2. CounterTack

3. Anomali

4. Continuum Analytics

5. ProtectWise

6. Arctic Sand Technologies

7. Evolv Technology

8. Fuel3D

9. Phantom Cyber

10. Tribogenics

11. Algorithmia

12. Skincential Sciences

If direct DARPA involvement is absent in such startups, often university research is used to further the development. The obvious role of government subsidies to academia is ignored, but such funding is crucial to keep the military-industrial complex on the cutting edge of chaos.

Governments have always been in the business of securing the best instruments of war. However, in the cyber space of the mental illness to achieve oblivion, the development of DARPA Genetically Modified Humans for a Super Soldier Army, is beyond moral constraints. Paul A. Philips warns:

Read More @ BATR.org

JAIL HER NOW!! Hillary Clinton Lied, Paid For “Trump Dossier”

from Zero Hedge:

What was previously widely suspected has now been confirmed. In its latest bombshell report that – for once – doesn’t include some nefarious allegations of wrongdoing or incompetence involving President Donald Trump or members of his administration, the Washington Post reported Tuesday that the Democratic National Committee and the Clinton campaign jointly financed the creation of the infamous “Trump dossier,” which helped inspire the launch of the floundering investigations into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians.

Though neither the DNC nor the Clinton campaign worked directly with former British spy Christopher Steele as he compiled the document, the fact that Democrats funded the dossier – which includes information primarily gleaned from sources in Russia – ironically suggests the Democrats indirectly leveraged Russian sources to try and spread information of dubious veracity about a political opponent to try and sway an election.

Sound familiar?  

Even though the scandalous accusations contained within the dossier weren’t made public until after the vote, presumably waiting to see what foot the shoe would end up on, this would’ve provided serious grist for the collusion narrative, which we imagine would’ve been stretched to include the entire Republican establishment as accomplices.

While it’s impossible to determine exactly how much money was spent on the dossier, the Clinton campaign paid Perkins Coie – the law firm of Clinton superattorney Marc Elias – $5.6 million in legal fees from June 2015 to December 2016, according to campaign finance records, and the DNC paid the firm $3.6 million in “legal and compliance consulting’’ since Nov. 2015. Some of that money was presumably used to pay for the dossier.

Fusion GPS’s work researching Trump began during the Republican presidential primaries when an unidentified GOP donor reportedly hired the firm to dig into Trump’s background. The Republicans who were involved in the early stages of Fusion’s efforts have not yet been identified. Fusion GPS did not start off looking at Trump’s Russia ties, but quickly realized that those relationships would be a fruitful place to start, WaPo reported.

Steele previously worked in Russia for British intelligence. The dossier, which was primarily compiled in Moscow, is a compilation of reports Steele prepared for Fusion. Allegations contained in the dossier included claims the Russian government collected compromising information about Trump and the Kremlin was engaged in an active effort to assist his campaign for president.

Fusion turned over Steele’s reports and other research documents to Elias, and it’s unclear how much of it he shared with the campaign.

The revelation about who funded the dossier comes just days after Trump tweeted that the FBI and DOJ should publicly reveal who hired Fusion GPS. And lo and behold, that information has now been made public.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Dunes has tried to compel Fusion’s founders to disclose who paid for the dossier, but all three of them pled the fifth during public testimony last week. Nunes has also tried subpoenaing the firm’s bank records.

The most salacious accusations contained in the dossier have not been verified, and may never be. Still, after the election, the FBI agreed to pay Steele to continue gathering intelligence about Trump and Russia, but the bureau pulled out of the arrangement after Steele was publicly identified in news reports. Officials also decided to withhold information from the dossier in an intelligence community report published in January alleging that Russian entities had tried to sway the US election on behalf of the Russian government.

Of course, we still don’t know who leaked the dossier to Buzzfeed and CNN back in January. John McCain – one of the primary suspects – has repeatedly denied it, and Fusion GPS has said in court documents that it didn’t share the document with Buzzfeed. However, we do known that in early January, then-FBI Director James B. Comey presented a two-page summary of Steele’s dossier to President Barack Obama and President-elect Trump.

It therefore strongly suggests that it was the FBI that was instrumental in spreading the dossier to the media, most of which was too embarrassed to publish it until Buzzfeed came along and did it… for the clicks.

So to summarize:

  • Hillary Clinton and the DNC paid to uncover and package dirt, whether factual or not, on Trump which eventually found its way in the Trump dossier
  • In doing so, the Clintons and the DNC were effectively collaborating with “deep” sources, both among the UK spy apparatus and inside Russia
  • Once Trump won, the FBI was instrumental in “leaking” the dossier to the mainstream media and select still unknown recipients (the same way Comey “leaked” his personal notebooks just a few months later, following his termination, to launch a probe of Trump).
  • The former head of the FBI who was supposed to probe Clinton’s State Department – and the Clinton Foundation – for a bribery and kickback scheme involving Russia’s U.S. nuclear business, is now investigating Trump for Russia collusion instead

But wait, it gets better: as Ken Vogel, formerly the chief investigative reporter at Politico and currently at the NY Times just reported, “When I tried to report this story, Clinton campaign lawyer @marceelias pushed back vigorously, saying “You (or your sources) are wrong.”

Read More @ ZeroHedge.com

Countering the Deep State/Mueller Soft Coup: LaRouchePAC Circulates Report on Capitol Hill Regarding the Independent Counsel’s History of Gross Prosecutorial Misconduct and Criminal Cover-ups

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by Harley Schlanger, via Rogue Money:

Silverglate goes on to recount a meeting with Mueller at the Justice Department concerning the Jeffrey MacDonald case, which many consider to be a wrongful conviction of an innocent man. At a meeting called to explore possible law enforcement misconduct in the case, Mueller walked in and announced, “Gentlemen: Criticism of the Bureau is a Non Starter.” Silverglate goes on to attack the General Counsel statute as a constitutional abomination, endorse Alan Dershowitz’s analysis that no crimes have been committed by the President based on what has been reported to date, but notes,

“Mueller’s demonstrated zeal and ample resources virtually assure that indictments will come, even in the absence of crimes rather than behavior which is simply politics as usual.”

The impact of our mobilization and public disgust with the Russiagate charade are also demonstrated in the CNN Story, “GOP calls grow to end Russia investigations in Congress this year.” The lead:

“A growing number of key Republicans are sending this message to leaders of the congressional committees investigating potential Trump collusion with Russians: Wrap It Up Soon.”

Although it doesn’t have the poetic ring of “Suck It Up, Move On,” we are, of course, dealing with Republicans. Senator James Risch of the Intelligence Committee said, “Nobody wants to move this so quickly that we miss something,” but added, “The question is how many weak leads can you follow?” Rep. Adam [full of] Schiff (D-CA) countered that the Committees involved were trying to “rush” the now nine-month-old investigation. Schiff’s remarks were characterized as “nuts” by Committee Republicans, according to CNN, who accused Democrats of trying to extend the “fishing expedition” into the midterm elections. The report otherwise makes clear that sharp public demands for an end to this hoax are beginning to be felt. Last Friday’s call for investigation of Mueller was not some sort of “one off.” We just have to increase that pressure.

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Eye-Opening Survey Shows No.1 Fear For US Citizens Is Government, NOT Terrorism

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by Matt Agorist, Activist Post:

An extensive survey of hundreds of adults across the United States has just revealed that the thing most Americans fear—more than anything else—is their own government. In fact, according to the survey, no other fear even comes close to the percentage of Americans who worry about their corrupt government officials.

The survey was conducted by Chapman University and it serves to back up the point that while Americans claim to live in the Land of the Free, deep down, they realize they are living in a corrupt oligarchy.

The Chapman University Survey of American Fears Wave 4 (2017) provides an in-depth examination into the fears of average Americans. In May of 2017, a random sample of 1,207 adults from across the United States were asked their level of fear about eighty different fears across a huge variety of topics ranging from crime, the government, the environment, disasters, personal anxieties, technology and many others.

As Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes, like last year, corruption of government officials came top in 2017, with 74.5 percent of U.S. adults saying it makes them “afraid” or “very afraid.”

Despite the constant fear mongering from the mainstream media and government on bogeymen terrorists plotting to steal our freedom, the public, according to this survey, is not buying it. In fact, the threat of terrorism isn’t even in the top 20 fears. Terrorism comes in at twenty-two—below credit card fraud and identity theft.

While this survey is certainly promising, in the idea that people are waking up to government corruption, it is also a telling sign of America’s ability to hold two entirely contradictory ideas as self-evident.

This ability, or perhaps better defined as “disability,” to hold two opposing ideas, such as the spreading of freedom through war, as being logically sound, is called cognitive dissonance. When one is in a state of dissonance, they may sometimes feel “disequilibrium”: frustration, hunger, dread, guilt, anger, embarrassment, anxiety, etc.

In order for cognitive dissonance to work, society must remain just ignorant enough to support and to believe the lies fed to them from the establishment as reality; even though this reality is a complete contradiction.

Once we step back and observe society with this in mind, the reason for this contradictory mental state becomes quite obvious. It is much easier to remain delusional and in a state of suspended disbelief than it is to deal with the opposing ideas held inside one’s head. How can one chant “USA is number 1!” while at the same time fearing the rulers of that USA?

Coming to terms with the fact that you can actually be killed by the very entity who claims to protect you from those who wish to do you harm, is a difficult realization.

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Clinton Foundation Involved in Bribery, Kickbacks, Money Laundering to Grow Russia’s Energy Program

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by Mish Shedlock, MishTalk:

In 2009, the FBI uncovered a Russian plot, backed by documents, that shows Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks. Russian nuclear officials routed millions of dollars to the benefit of the Clinton Foundation when Hillary was Secretary of State.

The Hill reports FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved a controversial nuclear deal with Moscow.

Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States, according to government documents and interviews.

Federal agents used a confidential U.S. witness working inside the Russian nuclear industry to gather extensive financial records, make secret recordings and intercept emails as early as 2009 that showed Moscow had compromised an American uranium trucking firm with bribes and kickbacks in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FBI and court documents show.

They also obtained an eyewitness account — backed by documents — indicating Russian nuclear officials had routed millions of dollars to the U.S. designed to benefit former President Bill Clinton’s charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow, sources told The Hill.

“The Russians were compromising American contractors in the nuclear industry with kickbacks and extortion threats, all of which raised legitimate national security concerns. And none of that evidence got aired before the Obama administration made those decisions,” a person who worked on the case told The Hill, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution by U.S. or Russian officials.

The Obama administration’s decision to approve Rosatom’s purchase of Uranium One has been a source of political controversy since 2015.

FBI, Energy Department and court documents reviewed by The Hill show the FBI in fact had gathered substantial evidence well before the committee’s decision that Vadim Mikerin — the main Russian overseeing Putin’s nuclear expansion inside the United States — was engaged in wrongdoing starting in 2009.

Then-Attorney General Eric Holder was among the Obama administration officials joining Hillary Clinton on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States at the time the Uranium One deal was approved. Multiple current and former government officials told The Hill they did not know whether the FBI or DOJ ever alerted committee members to the criminal activity they uncovered.

Irony Runs Five Miles Deep

If you or I did what Hillary did with emails, or what the Clinton Foundation did with Russian energy bribes and kickback schemes, we would be in jail.

Read More @ MishTalk.com

Macron’s Call to Federalize Europe

by Martin Armstrong, Armstrong Economics:

France’s President Emmanuel Macron is calling for a radical restructuring of the whole EU. Macron has presented his map for the EU into 2024. He is proposing that the Eurozone budget must include a joint force for military operations. Macron intends to finance this new budget with its tax – the “EU tax” he calls it.

Macron has looked at the numbers and see that France will go the way of Greece if something is not changed and soon. Macron hopes just to throw all the rotten eggs into one basket and hope nobody will notice. It’s the Three Musketeers – All for one; One for All just times 28.

Germany is still dominated by its misunderstanding of the Hyperinflation. Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis supports Macron’s federalist proposals on the euro single currency but believes only a real threat could make Germany budge on the issue. It has been Germany that opposed the consolidation of the debts to form the Euro. They are trying to remain isolated in their austerity posture refusing to budge on the debt consolidation, while at the same time they want the single currency to facilitate German exports eliminating foreign exchange risk among other members. They just cannot have it both ways.

The extent of Macron’s plan goes beyond just an EU Tax.  He also says that Europe is moving at “different speeds” and that those states which fall behind should not stand in the way of his proposals. He is calling for a European defense budget and a standard minimum rate for company taxes.

Macron has noted the high cost of taxing the rich. The Socialist agenda under Hollande imposed a wealth tax which drove 10,000 people with about 35 billion euros to flee the country. And that is just what they admit publicly. The tax was imposed on personal assets of more than 1.3 million euros is part of Macron’s reform, but the socialists are demanding they be taxes even more until they all leave one must assume.  As promised by President Emmanuel Macron in the election campaign, the tax will now only apply to real estate, meaning other forms of wealth such as shareholdings in companies will be exempted. Macron realizes that the French share market has one of the worst performance in Europe next to Greece. While the world is worried about bubble markets, Macron is concerned that new lows will unfold on the next crisis.

“When someone leaves the country because of the wealth tax… collectively all French lose.” But the Socialists just refuse to stop their hatred of the rich. Macron has abolished the wealth tax and the socialists are calling him the “President of the rich” and remain oblivious to reality.

More than fifty years ago, back in 1965, it was the French President Charles de Gaulle who withdrew his ministers from the Council of the EU, thereby constituting a de facto veto over all decisions, which became known as the “Empty Chair Crisis.” There were several issues regarding European political integration led to The Empty Chair Crisis. There was a push at that time to create the quasi-federalization of Europe. De Gaulle believed that national governments should move towards integration, but he did not agree with the Commission’s attempt to create some new super central state or a federalized Europe, extending powers of the EU beyond national borders as we have today, which Margaret Thatcher also opposed.

President Charles de Gaulle has proposed the Fouchet Plan was a plan back in 1961 to create a new grand design for Europe. Charles de Gaulle wanted to develop a three-power directorate, consisting of France, Britain and the United States. The idea was to form a new ‘Union of States’, as an alternative to the European Communities (EC). De Gaulle feared a loss of French national influence in the EC as there was a drive to federalize Europe back then.

Read More @ ArmstrongEconomics.com