Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A Labor Of Love With The Golden Jackass

by Turd Ferguson, TF Metals:

Well, here we are…the unofficial end of summer. It’s Labor Day weekend here in the U.S. which means we are in the midst of a 3-day weekend. And you know what that means here at TFMR! Fresh Jackass for everyone!

When Jim and I recorded this back on Thursday, time was somewhat short. So, with this constraint in mind, I asked Jim to focus on two, primary topics:

  1. Since we last spoke in July, what changes have occurred in the world of US dollar hegemony? Is the China-Russia-Saudi connection accelerating the demise of the petrodollar system?
  2. The current US debt and political situation and how this will increasingly impact global markets as traders return en masse on Tuesday.

Just two topics yet over an hour of audio? Yep, that’s how it works and you’re just going to have to listen to the entire thing if you want to unearth all the nuggets of knowledge that The Jackass has left behind for you.

Enjoy and have a great weekend!

TF

Click HERE to listen.

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GOLD RISES BY $8.65 AND SILVER UP 22 CENTS/EXTREMELY POOR JOBS REPORT INITIALLY SENDS DOLLAR SINKING

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

ECB IN NO HURRY TO END QE AND THAT SENDS THE EURO DOWN AND THE DOLLAR UP/HURRICANE HARVEY SENDS OIL DEMAND DOWN AS WELL AS CURTAIL SUPPLY WITH LOWER DEMAND OUTSTRIPPING LOWER SUPPLY/HURRICANE HARVEY CAUSES HUGE DAMAGE TO THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY WITH ETHYLENE PRODUCTION CURTAILED/NEW HURRICANE IRMA WITH A POSSIBLE CATEGORY 5 LEVEL IS BARRELING TOWARDS THE USA EASTERN COAST.

September 1, 2017 · by harveyorgan · in Uncategorized · 1 Comment 

GOLD: $1325.50 UP   $8.65

Silver: $17.73  UP 22 CENT(S)

Closing access prices:

Gold $1325.50

silver: $17.71

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: $1323.35 DOLLARS PER OZ

NY PRICE OF GOLD AT EXACT SAME TIME:  $1319.70

PREMIUM FIRST FIX:  $3.65

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SECOND SHANGHAI GOLD FIX: $1324.95

NY GOLD PRICE AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1320.15

Premium of Shanghai 2nd fix/NY:$4.80

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LONDON FIRST GOLD FIX:  5:30 am est  $1318.40

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1318.15

LONDON SECOND GOLD FIX  10 AM: $1320.40

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME. 1319.15

For comex gold:

SEPTEMBER/

NOTICES FILINGS TODAY FOR SEPT CONTRACT MONTH: 9 NOTICE(S) FOR  900  OZ.

TOTAL NOTICES SO FAR: 49 FOR 4900 OZ  (0.1524 TONNES)

For silver:

SEPTEMBER

 

 364 NOTICES FILED TODAY FOR

 

1,820,000  OZ/

Total number of notices filed so far this month: 2545 for 12,725,000 oz

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I wrote this yesterday:

“Tomorrow is the dreaded non farm payrolls. This report is fabricated to the highest degree. However if the report is bad even with the fake numbers, gold/silver will be off to the races.”

I guess I got this one right!

the bankers are trapped with their mega shorts and they will now look for divine intervention over this long weekend hoping a miracle will extricate them from their mess..

Let us have a look at the data for today

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In silver, the total open interest ROSE BY AN SMALL BUT STEADY 554 contracts from 178,343 UP TO 178,897 WITH THE SMALL GAIN IN PRICE THAT SILVER UNDERTOOK WITH  YESTERDAY’S TRADING (UP 7 CENTS). WE NOW HAVE SOME NEWBIE LONGS ENTER THE SILVER CASINO WITH NO SILVER LONGS EXITING FOR EFP’S. THE BANKERS ARE STILL LOATHE TO SUPPLY THE SHORT PAPER

RESULT: A SMALL RISE IN OI COMEX  WITH THE 7 CENT PRICE RISE. 

 In ounces, the OI is still represented by just UNDER 1 BILLION oz i.e.  0.894 BILLION TO BE EXACT or 128{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of annual global silver production (ex Russia & ex China).

FOR THE NEW FRONT MAY MONTH/ THEY FILED: 364 NOTICE(S) FOR 1,820,000OZ OF SILVER

In gold, the open interest ROSE BY A MONSTROUS 15,279 CONTRACTS WITH THE RISE  in price of gold ($8.35 GAIN YESTERDAY). The new OI for the gold complex rests at 550,171.

AS IN SILVER, THE GEOPOLITICAL LANDSCAPE WITH TRUMP THREATENING TO CLOSE GOVERNMENT IF HE DID NOT GET HIS WALL , THE DOVISH SPEECHES BY BOTH DRAGHI AND YELLEN ON FRIDAY AT JACKSON HOLE, THE HOUSTON FLOODING & NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES IS STILL AMPLE FUEL FOR ANOTHER  HUGE RISE IN THE NUMBER OF  NEWBIE SPECS  ENTERING THE GOLD ARENA WITH THE COMMERCIALS SUPPLYING THE NECESSARY PAPER LIKE DRUNKEN SAILORS. ONCE YESTERDAY’S FLASH CRASH WAS A COMPLETE FAILURE AS 1300 DOLLAR GOLD HELD BEAUTIFULLY, MORE NEWBIE LONGS CAME EMBOLDENED CONTINUING THEIR QUEST OF TAKING ON THE BANKERS WHO RECIPROCATED IN KIND WITH  SHORT PAPER.

Result: A MONSTROUS SIZED GAIN IN OI WITH THE RISE IN PRICE IN GOLD COUPLED WITH A FAILED FLASH CRASH RAID ON THURSDAY 

we had: 9 notice(s) filed upon for 900 oz of gold.

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

GLD:

Tonight , we had no  changes in gold inventory:

Inventory rests tonight: 816.43 tonnes

IN THE LAST 35 TRADING DAYS: GLD SHEDS 20.54 TONNES YET GOLD IS HIGHER BY $92.25 .

SLV

Today:  STRANGE!! WE HAD A HUGE CHANGE IN SILVER INVENTORY TONIGHT: A WITHDRAWAL OF 2.019 MILLION OZ

INVENTORY RESTS AT 331.178 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 ROSE BY A SMALLISH 554 contracts from 178,343 UP TO 178,897 (AND now A LITTLE CLOSER TO THE NEW COMEX RECORD SET ON FRIDAY/APRIL 21/2017 AT 234,787) WITH YESTERDAY’S 7 CENT GAIN IN TRADING. SILVER RESPONDED TO 1) THE GEOPOLITICAL CLIMATE WHEREBY TRUMP THREATENED TO SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT UNLESS HE GOT HIS WALL , 2) THE TWO DOVISH SPEECHES BY YELLEN 3) NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES,4) THE HOUSTON FLOODING AND 5 . THE COMPLETE FAILURE OF ANOTHER FLASH CRASH AS SILVER HELD ITS FORMER RESISTANCE LEVEL AND NOW NEW SUPPORT LEVEL OF $17.25. NEWBIE LONGS ENTERED THE ARENA WHEN THEY SAW ANOTHER FAILED RAID ATTEMPT. HOWEVER IN TOTAL CONTRAST TO GOLD, THE BANKERS REFUSE TO SUPPLY THE SHORT PAPER AND IN FACT ARE DESPERATELY TRYING TO COVER.   SOME NEWBIE LONGS EXITED AT THE HIGHER PRICE. HOWEVER DEMAND FOR SILVER IS STILL QUITE STRONG AND YOU CAN SEE THAT FOR YOURSELF AS AGAIN THE AMOUNT STANDING FOR SILVER IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER INCREASED.  WE HAVE BEEN WITNESSING THIS PHENOMENA FOR THE PAST 5 MONTHS.

RESULT:  A  HIGHER OI AT THE COMEX WITH THE INCREASE IN PRICE OF 7 CENTS.  BANKERS REFUSE TO SUPPLY THE SHORT PAPER AND ARE TRYING TO GET OUT OF THEIR SHORTFALL 

(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

i)Late THURSDAY night/FRIDAY morning: Shanghai closed UP 6.31 POINTS OR 0.19{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}   / /Hang Sang CLOSED DOWN 17.14 POINTS OR 0.06{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/ The Nikkei closed UP 45.23 POINTS OR 0.23{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Australia’s all ordinaires CLOSED UP 0.17{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Chinese yuan (ONSHORE) closed UP at 6.5620/Oil UP to 46.74 dollars per barrel for WTI and 52.52 for Brent. Stocks in Europe OPENED DEEPLY IN THE GREEN. Offshore yuan trades  6.5650 yuan to the dollar vs 6.5620 for onshore yuan. NOW THE OFFSHORE MOVED SLIGHTLY WEAKER  TO THE ONSHORE YUAN/ ONSHORE YUAN MUCH STRONGER (TO THE DOLLAR)  AND THE OFFSHORE YUAN IS MUCH STRONGER TO THE DOLLAR AND THIS IS COUPLED WITH THE  WEAKER DOLLAR. CHINA IS HAPPY TODAY

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Militant Revolutionary Abolitionist Group Wants to “Expropriate” Your Property and Give It to Someone Who Deserves It (VIDEO)

by Daisy Luther, The Sleuth Journal:

The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement is Antifa on steroids. An offshoot group that has popped up has a website with some pretty extreme ideas, including expropriation of property from their enemies. They’ve declared war against capitalism and the state, promoting “militant defense.”

Their intro says:

We situate our political movement in the context of the abolitionist struggle against slavery and continue in the tradition, from Nat Turner to the Black Liberation Movement. We believe the Civil War was never resolved and the system of slavery transitioned into the prison industrial complex. Our struggle today must begin from this starting point. Lastly, as revolutionary anarchists, the abolitionist struggle must be extended to the state and capitalism, the perpetrators of oppression. The revolutionary movement in the US today is at a cross roads, as fascist movements are expanding, and the state becomes increasingly authoritarian.

They want to build a new Underground Railroad to free people from detention, incarceration, deportation, or white supremacist violence. They welcome “comrades” to aid in their efforts to build “organized defense groups, local councils, and regional/national councils.”

Let’s set the mood with their introductory video.

I guess they’re not planning on holding hands around the campfire and singing Kumbayah.

This kind of “anarchist” should not be confused with the voluntaryist type of anarchist, who, as a group, strongly supports free market principles.

While a lot of us wish the state was not so state-y and that the police were less police-y, most rational people aren’t ready to go out and lay a beatdown on anyone they perceive as an enemy. Nor do we wish to demonize capitalism or give away all our personal property for the greater good.

The political foundation of the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement consists of:

  • Self-Defense
  • The Neighborhood Council
  • Conflict Resolution and Revolutionary Justice
  • Abolition of Gender
  • Expropriation and the Cooperative Economy

While all of these are alarming, I’m particularly concerned about their calls for “self-defense,” “revolutionary justice,” and “expropriation.

Let’s look at what they have to say about these topics through a variety of direct quotes.

Militant Self Defense

The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement endorses “militant” self-defense, citing the tactics of the Black Panthers, the Black Liberation Army, and the Rojava Revolution in Syria. They model themselves, particularly, after the Rojavas.

The training of these new militants is the revolutionary heart of the Rojava Revolution. The long-term intentions of the training programs are to ensure that everyone can participate in self-defense. To that extent, there are also localized training programs that arm the public for a second tier of neighborhood defense. The Self Defense Forces (HPC*) were formed for this purpose. While specific armed groups, such as the People’s Protection Units and Asayîş (YPG** and YPJ*** respectively), have been formed to fight external enemies, the HPC are civilians that get arms training with the specific goal of maintaining autonomy against internal forces that might seek to consolidate power. They are volunteers who receive both political education and self-defense training.

These armed groups are able to defend their communities from attacks without compromising revolutionary values. As the YPG and YPJ liberate ISIS territory new communities become incorporated into their political project. Rather than establish a top-down system of governance, the revolutionary movement establishes new neighborhood councils and communes, feminist education programs, and decentralized local-based militias within each liberated town. To implement this form of political organization, there is undoubtedly a give and take. While the towns receive the infrastructure necessary for self-governance, such as weapons and training from the YPG to set up their own, local defense groups, they agree to uphold certain social principles like feminism and social ecology. (source)

One tactic they endorse is, basically, beating up “Nazis.”

Anti-fascist tactics – focused primarily around the use of physical force—proved effective in forcing neo-Nazi groups out of entire neighborhoods. The tactics were simple, if they came upon a neo-Nazi, they would use sufficient force to drive them away. The network was so successful that it eventually grew to 100 chapters. By joining in a nationwide network, they were able to help spread and strengthen the model while still maintaining local control over each chapter. (source)

Of course, who gets to decide whether someone is a Nazi? Must the person be wearing a swastika t-shirt or a white hood? Or is this just an arbitrary decision based on the color of their skin or who they voted for? You can see how easily this could go downhill.

Read More @ TheSleuthJournal

GOLD SURGES $8.35 ONCE OPTIONS EXPIRY CEASES WITH SILVER UP 7 CENTS. IN THE ACCESS MARKET GOLD RISES ANOTHER $8.00 TO $1322.50 AND SILVER RISES ANOTHER 9 CENTS TO $17.60

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

ANOTHER POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC HURRICANE HEADING TOWARDS THE CARIBBEAN AND THE SOUTHERN EASTERN USA COAST

GOLD: $1316.85 UP   $8.35

Silver: $17.51  UP 7 CENT(S)

Closing access prices:

Gold $1321.50

silver: $17.60

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: $1308.57 DOLLARS PER OZ

NY PRICE OF GOLD AT EXACT SAME TIME:  $1322.55

PREMIUM FIRST FIX:  $6.02

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SECOND SHANGHAI GOLD FIX: $1311.37

NY GOLD PRICE AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1302.90

Premium of Shanghai 2nd fix/NY:$8.47

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LONDON FIRST GOLD FIX:  5:30 am est  $1305.80

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1306.70

LONDON SECOND GOLD FIX  10 AM: $1311.75

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME. 1312.10

For comex gold:

SEPTEMBER/

NOTICES FILINGS TODAY FOR SEPT CONTRACT MONTH: 40 NOTICE(S) FOR  4000  OZ.

TOTAL NOTICES SO FAR: 40 FOR 4000 OZ  (0.1244 TONNES)

For silver:

SEPTEMBER

 

 2181 NOTICES FILED TODAY FOR

 

10,905,000  OZ/

Total number of notices filed so far this month: 2181 for 10,905,000 oz

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I wrote this yesterday:

“As I expected, the criminal bankers tried their best to keep gold and silver from rising so as to pocket underwritten options.  However they did not succeed in lowering the price of gold to $1300.00 and $17.25 silver where the bulk of options were underwritten. London based gold/silver options have an expiry tomorrow morning at around 10 -11 am.  After that we should see our precious metals rise.”  I guess I was right on that one!!

I did not expect a 2 billion dollar notional comex flash crash coming in the early hours of the evening last night.  However I was happy that the gold and silver rebounded beautifully.  I am comforted that the bankers could not cash any of the underwritten options which expired at 10 am this morning. Tomorrow is the dreaded non farm payrolls. This report is fabricated to the highest degree. However if the report is bad even with the fake numbers, gold/silver will be off to the races.

Let us have a look at the data for today

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In silver, the total open interest FELL BY AN APPRECIABLE 4480 contracts from 188,145 DOWN TO 178,343 DESPITE A TINY LOSS IN PRICE THAT SILVER UNDERTOOK WITH  YESTERDAY’S TRADING (DOWN 1 CENT). WE AGAIN HAD CONSIDERABLE TENDERING OF SEPT LONG COMEX SILVER INTO EFP’S WHICH GIVES THE PAPER PLAYERS A FIAT GAIN PLUS A DELIVERABLE PRODUCT BUT ON A DIFFERENT EXCHANGE.  THE OBLIGATION STILL RESTS WITH THE BANKERS. WE CERTAINLY HAD NEWBIE LONGS ENTER THE ARENA WITH SHORT COVERING FROM THE BANKERS.  HOWEVER THE EFPS OUTNUMBERED THE NEWBIE LONGS

RESULT: A HIGH DROP IN OI COMEX  DESPITE A ONE CENT PRICE DROP AND A FAIR SIZED GAIN IN SEPT EFP’S DELIVERABLE SILVER i.e.LONDON FORWARDS

 In ounces, the OI is still represented by just UNDER 1 BILLION oz i.e.  0.891 BILLION TO BE EXACT or 127{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of annual global silver production (ex Russia & ex China).

FOR THE NEW FRONT MAY MONTH/ THEY FILED: 2181 NOTICE(S) FOR 10,905,000OZ OF SILVER

In gold, the open interest FELL BY A CONSIDERABLE 3083 CONTRACTS WITH THE FALL  in price of gold ($5.00 LOSS YESTERDAY). The new OI for the gold complex rests at 534,892.

AS IN SILVER, THE GEOPOLITICAL LANDSCAPE WITH TRUMP THREATENING TO CLOSE GOVERNMENT IF HE DID NOT GET HIS WALL , THE DOVISH SPEECHES BY BOTH DRAGHI AND YELLEN ON FRIDAY AT JACKSON HOLE, THE HOUSTON FLOODING & NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES CAUSED A HUGE NUMBER OF NEWBIE SPECS TO AGAIN ENTER THE GOLD ARENA WITH THE COMMERCIALS SUPPLYING THE NECESSARY PAPER LIKE DRUNKEN SAILORS. ONCE 1300 DOLLAR GOLD WAS PIERCED, MORE NEWBIE LONGS CAME EMBOLDENED CONTINUING THEIR QUEST OF TAKING ON THE BANKERS WHO RECIPROCATED IN KIND WITH  SHORT PAPER. SINCE TODAY IS OPTIONS EXPIRY DAY, ONE COULD HAVE BET THE FARM THAT THE BANKERS WOULD ATTACK. THEY PRESSED DURING YESTERDAY’S ACCESS MARKET AND THEN BANG, EARLY LAST NIGHT, ANOTHER FLASH CRASH WITH 2 BILLION DOLLARS IN NOTIONAL PAPER GOLD SENT GOLD CRASHING DOWN TO $1296. HOWEVER OUR ANCIENT METAL OF KINGS  RECOVERED SLOWLY BUT SURELY THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT AND THEN BLASTED FIRMLY INTO THE POSITIVE ONCE OPTIONS EXPIRY CEASED.

Result: A SMALL SIZED LOSS IN OI WITH THE BIGGER FALL IN PRICE IN GOLD COUPLED WITH A RAID ON WEDNESDAY AND A BIGGER FLASH CRASH LAST NIGHT. 

we had: 40 notice(s) filed upon for 40,00 oz of gold.

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

GLD:

Tonight , we had no  changes in gold inventory:

Inventory rests tonight: 816.43 tonnes

IN THE LAST 34 TRADING DAYS: GLD SHEDS 20.54 TONNES YET GOLD IS HIGHER BY $84.60 .

SLV

Today:  STRANGE!! WE HAD A HUGE CHANGE IN SILVER INVENTORY TONIGHT: A WITHDRAWAL OF 2.019 MILLION OZ

INVENTORY RESTS AT 331.178 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 FELL BY A LARGE 4480 contracts from 188,145 DOWN TO 178,343 (AND now A LITTLE FURTHER FROM THE NEW COMEX RECORD SET ON FRIDAY/APRIL 21/2017 AT 234,787) WITH YESTERDAY’S 1 CENT LOSS IN TRADING. SILVER RESPONDED TO 1) THE GEOPOLITICAL CLIMATE WHEREBY TRUMP THREATENED TO SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT UNLESS HE GOT HIS WALL , 2) THE TWO DOVISH SPEECHES BY YELLEN 3) NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES,4) THE HOUSTON FLOODING AND 5 THE PIERCING OF THE HUGE RESISTANCE LEVEL OF $17.25 WHICH NOW BECOMES THE NEW SUPPORT LEVEL. WE NO DOUBT HAD IN EXCESS OF 4,000 LONG SEPT. SILVER PLAYERS TENDERING THEIR LONGS FOR SEPT. EFP’S (BUT THAT OBLIGATION STILL RESTS WITH THE BANKERS BUT ON A DIFFERENT EXCHANGE LONDON). NEWBIE LONGS ENTERED THE ARENA WHEN THEY SAW ANOTHER FAILED RAID ATTEMPT. HOWEVER THE GAIN IN NEWBIE LONGS WAS FAR LESS THAN THOSE PAPER PLAYERS EXITING FOR EFP’S. THE BANKERS ORCHESTRATED A FLASH CRASH ON BOTH GOLD AND SILVER LAST NIGHT IN A VAIN ATTEMPT TO CAUSE UNDERWRITTEN OPTIONS CONTRACTS TO EXPIRE WORTHLESS. THE BANKERS HAD NO CHOICE BUT TO COVER SOME OF THEIR SHORTS AS THEY ARE STILL LOATHE TO SUPPLY ANY ADDITIONAL PAPER. THE FLASH CRASH RAID FAILED AS BOTH METALS SKYROCKETED TO THE POSITIVE LEVEL NEGATING THE BANKERS FROM PROFITING FROM THEIR UNDERWRITTEN OPTIONS..

RESULT:  A  MUCH LOWER OI AT THE COMEX, BUT A CORRESPONDING TRANSFER TO EFP’S IN LONDON WITH MUCH SHORT COVERING FROM THE BANKERS. 

(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

i)Late WEDNESDAY night/THURSDAY morning: Shanghai closed DOWN 2.81 POINTS OR 0.08{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}   / /Hang Sang CLOSED DOWN 124.31 POINTS OR 0.44{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/ The Nikkei closed UP 139.70 POINTS OR 0.72{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Australia’s all ordinaires CLOSED UP 0.74{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Chinese yuan (ONSHORE) closed DOWN at 6.6010/Oil UP to 46.16 dollars per barrel for WTI and 51.05 for Brent. Stocks in Europe OPENED DEEPLY IN THE GREEN. Offshore yuan trades  6.6069 yuan to the dollar vs 6.6010 for onshore yuan. NOW THE OFFSHORE MOVED SLIGHTLY WEAKER  TO THE ONSHORE YUAN/ ONSHORE YUAN MUCH WEAKER (TO THE DOLLAR)  AND THE OFFSHORE YUAN IS MUCH WEAKER TO THE DOLLAR AND THIS IS COUPLED WITH THE  STRONGER DOLLAR. CHINA IS NOT  HAPPY TODAY

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Google Has Burned All the Books and Is Removing All Opposition the Coming Purge

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by Dave Hodges, The Common Sense Show:

I have often stated that if the Independent Media had been around in 1963, Allen Dulles and David Rockefeller, et al…, would have been executed for their role in the murder of President John F. Kennedy. The closest that this particular era of America came to an Independent Media was Daniel Ellsworth and the Pentagon Papers.  I know that you are probably saying, “What about Watergate and the Washington Post?” The Washington Post was just as dirty then, under Kartherine Graham, as they are now. Watergate was an FBI leak designed to take Richard Nixon from office because he wasn’t playing ball with the globalists, with regard to Vietnam. The globalists could not risk another presidential assassination, so they used the Washington Post to promote regime change.

Life Without the Independent Media

In 1964, if someone like Hillary Clinton was running for President, she would have been elected. In fact, the 1964 version of Hillary Clinton was elected to the Presidency, the name of the JFK assassination c0-conspirator,  was Lyndon Johnson. There was no Independent Media around to challenge the most thuggish President in American history from getting elected.

Today, the Independent Media kept Hillary from getting elected and delayed our planned entry into World War III as well as the citizen roundups that former Weathermen Underground leader, Bill Ayers spoke of in which he told an FBI special informant, the late Larry Grathwohl, that 50 million American would have to be put into re-education camps.

The Vietnam was was as much about the Golden Triangle and the Heroin trade in Southeast Asia as it was about increasing the profits of the military-industrial-complex. There was no Independent Media available during this time to shine the light of day upon the CIA’s criminal enterprie. Today, the Independent Media has fully exposed the fact that our troops guard the drug lords in Afhganistan. The coverage has been so intense that someone would have to be blind, deaf and dumb as well as hopelessly stupid not to be aware of this.

In 1913, there was no Independent Media available when the biggest bank heist in American history took place, namely, the  illegal act of creating the Federal Reserve.

In 1972, when President Nixon conspired with Kaiser Permanente’s Edgar Kaiser to create managed health care which was designed to collect insurance premiums from Americans, while trying to deny care to as many people as possible. Today, because of the Independent Media, we are fully aware of the Big Brother policies of Obamacare as well as the genocidal practices of age-related treatment exclusions in this fiasco of a healthcare plan. This is possible because of the efforts on the Independent Media.

When the Watts Riots were being facilitated by paid operatives of the FBI (ie Black Panthers), the public was none the wiser. Today, if it wasn’t for the Independent Media, nobody would have every heard of George Soros and Black Lives Matter, Moveon.org, the Southern Poverty Law Center and Antifa. Today, many aware Americans are cognizant that the racial divisions in this country are artifically manufactured and they are designed to promote civil conflict which will take down this nation in order that the NWO can establish a brutal dictatorial socialist and global nightmare of a government. The United States is the last man standing in this arena and you know this because of the Independent Media.

I could write a book with regard to the invaluable role that the Independent Media plays in uniting Americans against Satanically-inspired tyranny. Without the Independent Media you would be foolish enough to think that Anderson Cooper was a truthteller and not the former CIA thug that he is. Without the Independent Media, you and yours  would be defenseless from the PSYOPS of the MSM.

The End of a Brief Era of Truthtelling

As America, as a whole is beginning to see CNN, the Washington Post, the New York Times and ESPN for the evil organizations that they are, the light of day that the Independent Media shines upon evil, greed and corruption is growing dim. In less than a year, Google has managed to virtually take down an entire industry. And who is the loser? You are the loser, the American people are and humanity is now in great jeopardy.

They came for The Common Sense Show and I said nothing, because I could still go to the Hagmann Report.

They came for the Hagmann Report and I said nothing, because I could still go to Stevequayle.com

Then they came for Steve Quayle and nobody said anything because there was nobody left to speak. 

Finally, they came for me and I lost everything, my savings, my pension, my home, my life and ultimately my soul.

Google Is a Globalist Organization That Wants 90{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of You Dead

One of the keys to living a successful life is to be able to tell friend from foe. As a whole, the American people do not adequately support the ir beest friend, the Independent Media. The average Americans thinks nothing of spending their hard-earned money of absolute crap that they don’t need, but the desire to purchase the crap was placed in their brain by the corporate controlled media. Yet, when the Independent Media sells important, survival-enhancing products, many people accuse us of profiteering on a crisis. Some Americans, not many, support the Independent Media. And with Google’s full frontal assault on the Independent Media,, the Independent Media does not have the financial reserves to survive the delisting practices of Google’s search engine or even to scrape by on Youtube where the Independent Media has has been censored into financial oblivion.

Who loses in this newest version of power and intimidation? You do, America, you do! When the coup is complete and purge begins, America will never know what has hit them because nobody will be left to write about it. The globalist documents proclaim they want to destroy 90{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of humanity. Taking out America’s eyes and ears  (ie the Patriots command and control) is the last step before the purge, and if  history is any judge, that time is almost upon us.

Can Anything Be Done?

There is a lot that the American people could do to prevent the extinction of the Independent Media. However, I have people that write to me and complain about my 3 minutes of commercials, per hour, on my radio show. I am luckier than most, I have other income outside the Independent Media. And when my revenues from my advocacy work go into the red, I will quit producing for the most part. Why? Is it because I am selfish and greedy? No, I have a family to support and I am unwilling to mortgage their future for the public’s right to know.

Read More @ TheCommonSenseShow.com

GOLD FALLS BY $5.00 DOWN TO $1308.50/SILVER DOWN ONLY ONE CENT

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

GLD ADDS ANOTHER 2.08 TONNES OF GOLD/GIANT CHEMICAL FACTORY READY TO EXPLODE IN CROSBY TEXAS/HURRICANE HARVEY MAKES A 2ND RUN AT LANDFALL TRAVELLING UP LOUISIANA

GOLD: $1308.50  DOWN $5.00

Silver: $17.44  DOWN 1 CENT(S)

Closing access prices:

Gold $1309.00

silver: $17.43

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: $1318.53 DOLLARS PER OZ

NY PRICE OF GOLD AT EXACT SAME TIME:  $1312.35

PREMIUM FIRST FIX:  $6.17

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SECOND SHANGHAI GOLD FIX: $1312.31

NY GOLD PRICE AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1307.95

Premium of Shanghai 2nd fix/NY:$4.36

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LONDON FIRST GOLD FIX:  5:30 am est  $1310.60

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1310.80

LONDON SECOND GOLD FIX  10 AM: $1308.50

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME. 1307.00  ???

For comex gold:

AUGUST/

NOTICES FILINGS TODAY FOR APRIL CONTRACT MONTH: 444 NOTICE(S) FOR  44,400  OZ.

TOTAL NOTICES SO FAR: 5245 FOR 524,500 OZ  (16.314 TONNES)

For silver:

AUGUST

 

 1 NOTICES FILED TODAY FOR

 

5,000  OZ/

Total number of notices filed so far this month: 1249 for 6,245,000 oz

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As I expected, the criminal bankers tried their best to keep gold and silver from rising so as to pocket underwritten options.  However they did not succeed in lowering the price of gold to $1300.00 and $17.25 silver where the bulk of options were underwritten. London based gold/silver options have an expiry tomorrow morning at around 10 -11 am.  After that we should see our precious metals rise.

 

 

Let us have a look at the data for today

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In silver, the total open interest FELL BY AN APPRECIABLE 7235 contracts from 188,145 DOWN TO 182,823 DESPITE THE NO GAIN IN PRICE THAT SILVER UNDERTOOK WITH  YESTERDAY’S TRADING (UP 0 CENTS).HOWEVER WHEN YOU COMPARE WITH THE INCREASE IN GOLD OI YOU CAN BE COMFORTED THAT THE BANKS ARE STILL QUITE RETICENT TO SUPPLY ANY PAPER. NO DOUBT THAT WE LOST SOME SEPT. COMEX SILVER LONGS TO SEPT. EFP’S (IN EXCESS OF 7300 EFP’S). HOWEVER THE CONTRACTION IN OPEN INTEREST IS CERTAINLY NOT AS GREAT AS GOLD ONCE WE HIT FIRST DAY NOTICE (OR THE DAY BEFORE) OF AN ACTIVE DELIVERY MONTH. AS SOON AS SILVER BROKE RESISTANCE AT $17.25 AND THUS THE NEW SUPPORT LEVEL, NEWBIE LONGS POURED ON THE JUICE WITH RECKLESS ABANDON AS THEY ENTERED THE SILVER ARENA.  SEPT PLAYERS MOVED TO EFP’S BUT THE OBLIGATION TO DELIVER STILL RESTS WITH THEM BUT ON A DIFFERENT EXCHANGE (AND THEY RECEIVED A FIAT REWARD FOR THEIR EFFORT).  THE LOSS IN OI TO EFP’S WAS GREATER THAN NEWBIE SPEC LONGS ENTERING THE SILVER ARENA. 

RESULT: A HIGH DROP IN OI COMEX (OPPOSITE TO GOLD) WITH A ZERO PRICE INCREASE AND A FAIR SIZED GAIN IN SEPT EFP’S DELIVERABLE SILVER i.e.LONDON FORWARDS

 In ounces, the OI is still represented by just UNDER 1 BILLION oz i.e.  0.917 BILLION TO BE EXACT or 131{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of annual global silver production (ex Russia & ex China).

FOR THE NEW FRONT MAY MONTH/ THEY FILED: 1 NOTICE(S) FOR 5,000OZ OF SILVER

In gold, the open interest ROSE BY  1372 CONTRACTS WITH THE  RISE  in price of gold ($3.95 GAIN YESTERDAY). The new OI for the gold complex rests at 538,875.

AS IN SILVER, THE GEOPOLITICAL LANDSCAPE WITH TRUMP THREATENING TO CLOSE GOVERNMENT IF HE DID NOT GET HIS WALL , THE DOVISH SPEECHES BY BOTH DRAGHI AND YELLEN ON FRIDAY AT JACKSON HOLE, THE HOUSTON FLOODING & NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES CAUSED A HUGE NUMBER OF NEWBIE SPECS TO AGAIN ENTER THE GOLD ARENA WITH THE COMMERCIALS SUPPLYING THE NECESSARY PAPER LIKE DRUNKEN SAILORS. ONCE 1300 DOLLAR GOLD WAS PIERCED, MORE NEWBIE LONGS CAME EMBOLDENED CONTINUING THEIR QUEST OF TAKING ON THE BANKERS WHO RECIPROCATED IN KIND WITH THE PAPER. SOME OLD SPECS LEFT FOR A PROFIT WITH THE GOOD SIZED RISE IN PRICE. YESTERDAY AFTERNOON GOLD WAS HIT IN THE ACCESS MARKET TO WHICH IT RECOVERED BY 2 AM.  THE BANKERS WHACKED AGAIN AND TRUE TO FORM GOLD RECOVERED IN PRICE AGAIN BY 7 AM TO WHICH ANOTHER RAID WAS INITIATED ALL TO CAUSE UNDERWRITTEN OPTION CONTRACTS TO EXPIRE WORTHLESS.  THE BANKS ARE CROOKS AND RECEIVE HELP FROM OUR REGULATORS.

Result: A FAIR SIZED GAIN IN OI WITH THE RISE IN PRICE IN GOLD AND RESISTANCE/NEW SUPPORT LEVELS HOLDING AT $1300 GOLD.

we had: 444 notice(s) filed upon for 44,400 oz of gold.

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

GLD:

Tonight , we had another big  change in gold inventory: a deposit of 2.07 tonnes into the GLD inventory.  I doubt very much if this is physical gold/probably a paper gold entry:

Inventory rests tonight: 816.43 tonnes

IN THE LAST 33 TRADING DAYS: GLD SHEDS 20.54 TONNES YET GOLD IS HIGHER BY $76.25 .

SLV

Today:  WE HAD NO CHANGES IN SILVER INVENTORY TONIGHT:

INVENTORY RESTS AT 333.178 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 FELL BY 7235 contracts from 188,145 DOWN TO 182,823 (AND now A LITTLE FURTHER FROM THE NEW COMEX RECORD SET ON FRIDAY/APRIL 21/2017 AT 234,787) WITH YESTERDAY’S 0 CENT GAIN IN TRADING. SILVER RESPONDED TO 1) THE GEOPOLITICAL CLIMATE WHEREBY TRUMP THREATENED TO SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT UNLESS HE GOT HIS WALL , 2) THE TWO DOVISH SPEECHES BY YELLEN 3) NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES,4) THE HOUSTON FLOODING AND 5 THE PIERCING OF THE HUGE RESISTANCE LEVEL OF $17.25 WHICH NOW BECOMES THE NEW SUPPORT LEVEL. WE NO DOUBT HAD IN EXCESS OF 7300 LONG SEPT. SILVER PLAYERS TENDERING THEIR LONGS FOR SEPT. EFP’S (BUT THAT OBLIGATION STILL RESTS WITH THE BANKERS BUT ON A DIFFERENT EXCHANGE LONDON). NEWBIE LONGS ENTERED THE ARENA WHEN THEY SAW ANOTHER FAILED RAID ATTEMPT. HOWEVER THE GAIN IN NEWBIE LONGS WAS FAR LESS THAN THOSE PAPER PLAYERS EXITING FOR EFP’S. THE BANKERS CONTINUE TO BE RETICENT IN SUPPLYING THE SHORT PAPER. ANOTHER RAID WAS ORCHESTRATED TO CAUSE UNDERWRITTEN OPTIONS CONTRACTS TO EXPIRE WORTHLESS.

RESULT:  A LOWER OI AT THE COMEX, IN CONTRAST TO GOLD) WITH A ZERO PRICE INCREASE AND AN HUGE 7300+ GAIN IN SEPT EFP’S.

(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

i)Late TUESDAY night/WEDNESDAY morning: Shanghai closed DOWN 1.60 POINTS OR 0.05{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}   / /Hang Sang CLOSED UP 329.60 POINTS OR 1.19{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/ The Nikkei closed UP 143.99 POINTS OR 0.74{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Australia’s all ordinaires CLOSED UP 0.01{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Chinese yuan (ONSHORE) closed UP at 6.5920/Oil DOWN to 46.17 dollars per barrel for WTI and 51.76 for Brent. Stocks in Europe OPENED DEEPLY IN THE GREEN. Offshore yuan trades  6.5933 yuan to the dollar vs 6.5920 for onshore yuan. NOW THE OFFSHORE MOVED SLIGHTLY WEAKER  TO THE ONSHORE YUAN/ ONSHORE YUAN MUCH STRONGER (TO THE DOLLAR)  AND THE OFFSHORE YUAN IS MUCH STRONGER TO THE DOLLAR AND THIS IS COUPLED WITH THE SLIGHTLY STRONGER DOLLAR. CHINA IS  HAPPY TODAY

Read More @ HarveyOrganBlog.com

The Growing Threat of the Police State

by Nick Giambruno, International Man:

Doug Casey, Jeff Thomas, and Nick Giambruno recently discussed a critical topic—the rise of a police state in the former “free” world.

Nick Giambruno: In my experience, the US has some of the most aggressive police in the world. I first noticed this when I started traveling many years ago.

I’ve also noticed that law-abiding citizens are more likely to encounter the police in the US. Both of these trends are accelerating.

What happened to “the boys in blue”—the friendly cop on the beat that everyone knew personally and trusted?

Doug Casey: The fact is that police forces throughout the US have been militarized. Every little town has a SWAT team, sometimes with armored personnel carriers. All of the Praetorian style agencies on the federal level—the FBI, CIA, NSA, and over a dozen others like them—have become very aggressive. Every single day in the US, there are scores of confiscations of people’s bank accounts, and dozens having their doors broken down in the wee hours of the night. The ethos in the US really seems to be changing right before our very eyes, and I think it’s quite disturbing. It’s a harbinger, I’m afraid, of what’s to come.

Jeff Thomas: Yes, this change has certainly been more prevalent in the US than elsewhere. And I don’t doubt that the black combat uniforms are intentional. Psychologically, combat gear is very threatening. It serves only one purpose—aggression. And blue is the color of officialdom, whilst black is the color of death. This, to me, was a very conscious change—maximum intimidation.

Nick Giambruno: Police training has also changed. The War on (some) Drugs and the so-called War on Terror have turbocharged police militarization. What are your thoughts?

Doug Casey: As a general rule, police are no longer trained as “peace officers.” They’re trained to be, and view themselves, as “law enforcement officers.” This is a very different thing. The police are a bigger threat to your property and your liberty, not to mention your life, than actual criminals. 

I started writing about the militarization of American police back in the 1990s, when it started happening in earnest. And it’s very disturbing, because the way a solider deals with the enemy is necessarily quite different from the way the police are supposed to deal with citizens.

The US has these numerous continuing wars around the world, so they wind up with lots of spare military equipment. And what to do with it? They bring it home and give it to the police because they think it might be helpful. And then, driving APCs and wearing body armor, the police get the wrong idea.

Furthermore, all the military vets—many of whom have extra Y chromosomes, as do most police generally—like the idea of wearing a uniform and like the idea of carrying a gun and giving and taking orders. They’re preferred hires for police forces. But they shouldn’t be, because you inevitably pick up bad habits, and inappropriate skills, hanging out in a war zone.

Jeff Thomas: Yes, this is very clear. Not long ago, I saw a training video where recruits were lined up, being drilled—punching their fists in the air, shouting in unison, “I have the power! I have the power,” over and over. This is the antithesis of the helpful neighborhood cop. It’s unquestionably Gestapo training and it’s borne out on the street. Police in the US, especially younger, recently-trained police, see the public as a threatening enemy and behave accordingly.

Nick Giambruno: So, what comes next?

Doug Casey: All these things compound upon the other. It’s a very bad trend. I see no reason why that trend is going to turn around. In fact, I expect it to accelerate, especially as the economy turns downhill and people become more restless and the Deep State feels that the plebs have to be kept under control. So, yeah, it’s a trend that’s been accelerating for several decades. And it’s going to keep accelerating until some type of a crisis blows it all up.

Jeff Thomas: The US government has consciously created a police state. Historically, whenever governments have done this, it was because they planned increased controls that they thought might incite rebellion. So the police state is created in advance to demonstrate that opposition to greater controls would be futile. We can therefore surmise that the controls that are on the way in the US are likely to be far more oppressive than at present.

Nick Giambruno: We’ve all travelled extensively. In fact, each of us currently lives abroad.

In your experience, do other countries have the same ultra-aggressive police?

Jeff Thomas: Certainly, every country now has riot police, but in many countries, they’re only trotted out in an emergency. I tend to rate countries based upon the ongoing presence of police in riot gear. The more prevalent they are, the less likely I am to want to spend a lot of time there. In the two countries where I spend most of my time, the cop on the beat doesn’t even wear a side arm.

Doug Casey: Here in Argentina, as blowback to the excesses of the military government 30 years back, the police and military are reviled or simply ignored by the public, relegated to a far more appropriate role as night watchmen. There is a very limited and nonthreatening police presence.

The average Argentine despises both the army and the police. This is a very good thing compared to, say, a country like Chile, where they actually love their army and police.

Jeff Thomas: Here’s an interesting point—I’ve spent a fair bit of time in Cuba over the years. This is a country that’s been characterized by the US government as oppressive in the extreme. But, even back in the early 90’s, I found the police there were, generally speaking, quite peaceable and even helpful. They carried pistols, but they could be talked to like anyone else. That’s still true today. It’s possible that, even today, if you yelled, “Kill Raul,” you might be escorted off to the hoosegow, but otherwise, you feel safe around the police. I can’t say the same about New York, Paris, or London. There, you feel… unease in the presence of police.

Nick Giambruno: The US has many vague, overly broad laws criminalizing mundane activities. It’s impossible for anyone to comply 100{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of the time.

Many people think only major crimes like robbery and murder are felonies. But that isn’t true. Politicians have criminalized many ordinary activities through an ever-expanding mountain of laws and regulations.

It’s not that hard to commit a felony. Many victimless “crimes” are felonies.

A study by civil liberty lawyer Harvey Silverglate found that the average American inadvertently commits three felonies a day.

Today, there are thousands of federal crimes. The number is constantly increasing.

It brings to mind the words of the great Roman historian Tacitus: “The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.”

On that note, civil asset forfeiture is one of the most corrupting practices. It allows government agencies to grab private property without warning… then dare you to prove they’ve made a mistake.

What are your thoughts?

Doug Casey: You can be accused of almost anything by the government and have your assets seized without due process. Every year there are billions of dollars that are seized by various government entities, including local police departments, who get to keep a percentage of the proceeds, so this is a very corrupting thing.

People forget that when the US was founded there were only three federal crimes, and they are listed in the Constitution: treason, counterfeiting, and piracy. Now it’s estimated there are over 5,000 federal crimes, and that number is constantly increasing. This is very disturbing. It’s becoming Kafkaesque.

All the repressive aspects of government—civil forfeitures are just one—have been growing and compounding for years. It’s not a conspiracy; it’s the natural progression of all living organisms. They all want to grow, exert more control on their environments, and become more powerful. The problem is that government has unusual powers, and no longer seems to have many limits. So you can expect this trend to accelerate.

I saw the other day the government steals more from the American people through confiscations than is lost outright to robberies and muggings. It’s been reported that in 2015 civil forfeitures exceeded the amount stolen by all robbers. It’s quite amazing and disturbing.

Whenever a police department confiscates things under these laws, they get to keep some percentage. It varies but can be 10, 20, 30, 50 percent of what’s confiscated, and they love it because the money goes to the local police department in question. They can use it for buying fun cop toys, or for buying further educational benefits, or whatever, for themselves. So, they’re profiting from this stuff as directly as the criminals do that steal things from citizens. It’s a total disaster.

Read More @ InternationalMan.com

Journalist Interrogated & Fired For Exposing CIA-NATO Arming Of Terrorists In Syria

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by Spiro Skouras, Activist Post:

An investigative journalist has been interrogated by government national security forces and fired from her job for documenting and exposing covert CIA-NATO operations directly arming ISIS and Al Qaeda terrorists – a covert operation involving NATO, CIA, U.S.-based Mega Arms Trafficker(s), a shady U.S. organization ran by well-known Deep State Players, and much more.

Watch this Newsbud exclusive breaking story and investigative report, including our exclusive interview with investigative journalist Dilyana Gaytandzhieva, a candid commentary by Sibel Edmonds, leaked documented evidence, and glaring direct connections to some of the biggest names and entities connected to the Deep State, and CIA-NATO Operation Gladio B.

Read More @ ActivistPost.com

Social Media is A Tool of the CIA: “Facebook, Google and Other Social Media Used to Spy on People”

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by Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research:

A CBS news article published in 2011 entitled “Social Media Is a Tool of the CIA. Seriously”  reveals the “unspoken truth” which the mainstream media including CBS have failed to address. 

The CIA is  “using Facebook, Twitter, Google (GOOG) and other social media to spy on people.”

This article published by CBS refutes the lies of the MSM (and CBS). It confirms the insidious relationship between the CIA, the Search Engines,  Social Media and major advertising conglomerates: “You don’t need to wear a tinfoil hat to believe that the CIA is using Facebook, Twitter, Google (GOOG) and other social media to spy on people. That’s because the CIA publishes a helpful list of press releases [link inactive] on all the social media ventures it sponsors, via its technology investment arm In-Q-Tel. … “

The report acknowledges that “privacy” is threatened by the advertisers, yet at the same time these advertisers are “in bed with the CIA”,  acting on behalf and in liaison with US intelligence.

Screenshot of CBS article

The Privatization of Spying

Spying on individuals is a highly profitable undertaking for private companies on contract to the CIA, NSA, Homeland Security. The CBS report suggests in no uncertain terms that the personal information pertaining to millions of Americans collected by one of the World’s largest ad agencies is sold to the CIA. 

According to an earlier Wired News July 2010 report by Noam Schachtman:

THE INVESTMENT ARMS of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time — and says it uses that information to predict the future.

The company is called Recorded Future, and it scours tens of thousands of websites, blogs and Twitter accounts to find the relationships between people, organizations, actions and incidents — both present and still-to-come. In a white paper, the company says its temporal analytics engine “goes beyond search” by “looking at the ‘invisible links’ between documents that talk about the same, or related, entities and events.”

Freedom of Expression

Social Media and Search engines are being used to Spy on Americans! But not only on Americans. The process of personal data collection is worldwide.

What is at stake, however, is not only the issue of “Privacy”. The online search engines also constitute an instrument of online media censorship.  

Google has introduced algorithms intended to downgrade independent and alternative media. In this regard, the Guardian reported (December 2016) on “How Google’s search algorithm spreads false information with a rightwing bias. 

Read More @ GlobalResearch.ca

GOLD ADVANCES BY $3.95 UNTIL HIT WITH HEAVY BANK CARTEL SELLING DUE TO OPTIONS EXPIRY ON THURSDAY/KIM’S RHETORIC INTENSIFIES

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

HURRICANE HARVEY CONTINUES TO WRECK HAVOC ON HOUSTON: THE ESTIMATE OF DAMAGE: $100 BILLION/ISRAEL WARNS RUSSIA THAT THEY MAY HAVE TO BOMB ASSAD IN SYRIA DUE TO INCREASED IRANIAN INFLUENCE

GOLD: $1313.50  UP $3.95 *BREAKS RESISTANCE OF $1300.00

Silver: $17.45  UP 0 CENTS *BREAKS RESISTANCE OF $17.25

Closing access prices:

Gold $1309.50

silver: $17.40

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: $1299.64 DOLLARS PER OZ

NY PRICE OF GOLD AT EXACT SAME TIME:  $1204.25

PREMIUM FIRST FIX:  $5.38

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SECOND SHANGHAI GOLD FIX: $1324.74

NY GOLD PRICE AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $13.17.60

Premium of Shanghai 2nd fix/NY:$5.03

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LONDON FIRST GOLD FIX:  5:30 am est  $1323.40

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME: $1324.90 ???

LONDON SECOND GOLD FIX  10 AM: $1318.95

NY PRICING AT THE EXACT SAME TIME.

For comex gold:

AUGUST/

NOTICES FILINGS TODAY FOR APRIL CONTRACT MONTH: 179 NOTICE(S) FOR  17,900  OZ.

TOTAL NOTICES SO FAR: 4801 FOR 480,100 OZ  (14.933 TONNES)

For silver:

AUGUST

 

 0 NOTICES FILED TODAY FOR

 

nil  OZ/

Total number of notices filed so far this month: 1248 for 6,240,000 oz

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We have already surpassed options expiry on the Comex, so the only one left is the LBMA/OTC options which expire on the 31st of August at around 10-11 am. You could bet the farm that the crooks will try and go after gold/silver tomorrow trying to get gold below $1300 and silver below $17.25. Prior to Hurricane Harvey and North Korea’s launch of a missile over Japan, it looked like smooth sailing for the bankers to pocket again underwritten options…. let is see what happens tomorrow

 

 

Let us have a look at the data for today

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In silver, the total open interest ROSE BY AN APPRECIABLE 1913 contracts from 188,145 UP TO 190,058 WITH THE HUGE RISE IN PRICE THAT SILVER UNDERTOOK WITH  YESTERDAY’S TRADING (UP 38 CENTS).HOWEVER WHEN YOU COMPARE WITH THE MAMMOTH INCREASE IN GOLD OI YOU CAN BE COMFORTED THAT THE BANKS ARE QUITE RETICENT TO SUPPLY ANY PAPER. NO DOUBT THAT WE LOST SOME PAPER PLAYER LONGS TO EFP’S BUT THAT WAS QUICKLY REPLACED WITH NEWBIE LONGS AGAIN TAKING ON THE BANKERS.  AS SOON AS SILVER BROKE RESISTANCE AT $17.25 THEY POURED ON THE JUICE WITH RECKLESS ABANDON.  SOME LONG SPECS EXITED WITH A PAPER PROFIT.

RESULT: A SMALLER HIGHER OI (THAN GOLD) WITH A HUGE PRICE INCREASE 

 In ounces, the OI is still represented by just UNDER 1 BILLION oz i.e.  0.962 BILLION TO BE EXACT or 137{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528} of annual global silver production (ex Russia & ex China).

FOR THE NEW FRONT MAY MONTH/ THEY FILED: 0 NOTICE(S) FOR nil  OZ OF SILVER

In gold, the open interest ROSE BY AN UNBELIEVABLE  22,957 CONTRACTS WITH THE  HUGE RISE  in price of gold ($16.95 GAIN YESTERDAY .). The new OI for the gold complex rests at 537,503.

AS IN SILVER, THE GEOPOLITICAL LANDSCAPE WITH TRUMP THREATENING TO CLOSE GOVERNMENT IF HE DID NOT GET HIS WALL , THE DOVISH SPEECHES BY BOTH DRAGHI AND YELLEN ON FRIDAY AT JACKSON HOLE, THE HOUSTON FLOODING & NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES CAUSED A HUGE NUMBER OF NEWBIE SPECS TO AGAIN ENTER THE GOLD ARENA WITH THE COMMERCIALS SUPPLYING THE NECESSARY PAPER LIKE DRUNKEN SAILORS. ONCE 1300 DOLLAR GOLD WAS PIERCED, MORE NEWBIE LONGS CAME EMBOLDENED CONTINUING THEIR QUEST OF TAKING ON THE BANKERS WHO RECIPROCATED IN KIND WITH THE PAPER. SOME OLD SPECS LEFT FOR A PROFIT WITH THE HUGE RISE IN PRICE

Result: A HUMONGOUS GAIN IN OI WITH A HUGE RISE IN PRICE IN GOLD AND THE PIERCING OF RESISTANCE LEVEL $1300

we had: 179 notice(s) filed upon for 17,900 oz of gold.

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

GLD:

Tonight , we had another big  change in gold inventory: a deposit of 9.16 tonnes into the GLD inventory.  I doubt very much if this is physical gold/probably a paper gold entry:

Inventory rests tonight: 814.36 tonnes

IN THE LAST 32 TRADING DAYS: GLD SHEDS 22/61 TONNES YET GOLD IS HIGHER BY $81.25 .

SLV

Today:  WE HAD NO CHANGES IN SILVER INVENTORY TONIGHT:

INVENTORY RESTS AT 333.178 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 ROSE BY 1913 contracts from 188,145 UP TO 190,058 (AND now A LITTLE CLOSER TO THE NEW COMEX RECORD SET ON FRIDAY/APRIL 21/2017 AT 234,787) WITH YESTERDAY’S 38 CENT GAIN IN TRADING. SILVER RESPONDED TO 1) THE GEOPOLITICAL CLIMATE WHEREBY TRUMP THREATENED TO SHUT DOWN GOVERNMENT UNLESS HE GOT HIS WALL , 2) THE TWO DOVISH SPEECHES BY YELLEN 3) NORTH KOREA FIRING MORE MISSILES,4) THE HOUSTON FLOODING AND 5 THE PIERCING OF THE HUGE RESISTANCE LEVEL OF $17.25. WE PROBABLY HAD A FEW PAPER PLAYERS TENDERING SOME OF THEIR LONGS FOR SEPT. EFP’S (BUT THAT OBLIGATION STILL RESTS WITH THE BANKERS BUT ON A DIFFERENT EXCHANGE LONDON). HOWEVER THE GAIN IN NEWBIE LONGS FAR OUTDISTANCED THOSE PAPER PLAYERS EXITING.  THE BANKERS CONTINUE TO BE RETICENT IN SUPPLYING THE SHORT PAPER

RESULT:  A HIGHER OI AT THE COMEX,(BUT MUCH SMALLER THAN GOLD) WITH A HUGE PRICE INCREASE.

(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

 i)Late MONDAY night/TUESDAY morning: Shanghai closed UP 2.54 POINTS OR 0.08{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}   / /Hang Sang CLOSED DOWN 98.28 POINTS OR 0.35{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/ The Nikkei closed DOWN 87,35 POINTS OR 0.45{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Australia’s all ordinaires CLOSED DOWN 0.65{5f621241b214ad2ec6cd4f506191303eb2f57539ef282de243c880c2b328a528}/Chinese yuan (ONSHORE) closed UP at 6.5960/Oil DOWN to 46.61 dollars per barrel for WTI and 51.51 for Brent. Stocks in Europe OPENED DEEPLY IN THE RED. Offshore yuan trades  6.6020 yuan to the dollar vs 6.5960 for onshore yuan. NOW THE OFFSHORE MOVED SLIGHTLY WEAKER  TO THE ONSHORE YUAN/ ONSHORE YUAN MUCH STRONGER (TO THE DOLLAR)  AND THE OFFSHORE YUAN IS MUCH STRONGER TO THE DOLLAR AND THIS IS COUPLED WITH THE EXTREMELY WEAKER DOLLAR. CHINA IS VERY HAPPY TODAY

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Professor: Texans ‘Deserve’ Harvey Because They Voted For Trump

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by Eric Owens, Daily Caller:

A sociology professor at the University of Tampa published a tweet on Sunday afternoon suggesting that Texas residents deserve the death, destruction and suffering caused by Hurricane Harvey because a majority of Texas voters supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

The professor is Kenneth L. Storey, reports Campus Reform.

“I don’t believe in instant Karma but this kinda feels like it for Texas. Hopefully this will help them realize the GOP doesn’t care about them,” Storey wrote in one tweet.

When another Twitter user responded that Texas is home to “good people” and that Storey “may want to rethink” the tweet, Storey doubled down.

“Well, the good people there need to do more to stop the evil their state pushes. I’m only blaming those who support the GOP there,” Storey wrote.

The professor also declared that Florida residents who voted for Trump “deserve” the suffering visited upon Texas by Hurricane Harvey this weekend.

Storey has since deleted the Hurricane Harvey-related tweets and apologized.

He has also appears to have dramatically altered his Twitter presence. As of Monday evening, Storey no longer includes a photo for his Twitter account. Also, though Twitter has recorded some 72,700 tweets by Storey, just four currently show up on his tweets page.

The University of Tampa webpage for Storey describes him as a visiting assistant professor. He has a master’s degree from the University of Central Florida and he teaches an introductory course in sociology. His research involves “urban issues within the southeastern United States, including research in gun shows, planned communities and unique issues of tourism focused commercial districts.”

Texas officials say least nine people have died as a result of the severe storms and flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, according to The Washington Post.

The death toll will likely increase as rivers continue to rise in the aftermath of the storms and as significantly more rain — up to 20 more inches — pummels the state this week.

Read More @ DailyCaller.com