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Inner Freedom Comes First: How to Combat Globalization and Prepare for Collapse

Posted on Sep 15, 2011 in Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Alt-Market

Is freedom a place, or an idea? A state of society, or a state of mind? Does it begin around us, or within us? In today’s world of the all-you-can-eat sensory buffet, where every facet of life is a bit and a byte and a radio wave and a laser beam, most of humanity looks for all of its answers to such questions in the grand ether of the tumbling data stream. We see changes in the tapestry of cultural interaction as the final measure of national progression, or regression. We confuse forward sounding language with forward moving political transformation. We are mesmerized by the illusion of environmental appearance, and forget that the indelible root of all things outward is nurtured by that which lay within.

In America, in the midst of economic crisis and government driven moral hazard, millions of people are scrambling for “solutions”. The term is used rather haphazardly and often without proper context. There are, indeed, very evil men out there in the dark precipices of global infrastructure, and, these men often instigate very bad events. ...

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Economist: 46 out of 50 States Are Insolvent

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 in Economic News

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Economic Policy Journal

During a presentation today at the Adam Smith Institute, economist Kevin Dowd,  a visiting professor at the Pensions Institute, Cass Business School in London, told his audience:

Fiat money is entering its death spiral…

Banks use crooked accounting methods to hide losses and enrich employees with bonuses. It’s another form of looting…

At least 46 out of 50 US states are insolvent.

What’s behind Dowd’s thinking? He wrote this last December:

Sooner rather than later, it will dawn on investors that Treasuries are over-valued and confidence in the Treasuries market will crack: one possibility is that rising inflation expectations or higher deficits will then push up market interest rates, causing bond prices to falter and then fall; an even more imminent prospect is that some combination of the Fed’s quantitative easing and yawning Federal budget and U.S. balance of payments deficits will cause a further decline in the dollar that makes foreign holders of Treasury bonds lose confidence in their investments. In either case, there is then likely to be a rush to the exits – a flight from Treasuries on a massive scale – forcing up interest rates in general and inflicting heavy losses on bondholders, especially on those holding long-term bonds.

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Celente Forecasts Winter of Discontent; October Will Be Month of the Big Unraveling

Posted on Sep 10, 2011 in Economic News

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: SHTF Plan

Leading trend forecaster Gerald Celente, of the Trends Research Institute, discusses a host of issues and topics with Infowars Nightly News host Alex Jones. Among other things, Celente says he’s never seen a summer like 2011, and warns that this Winter will not be a good one for Americans:

Gerald Celente On Collapse and Depression:

When is it going to collapse? As I’ve said, I’ve never seen a summer like this. I think we’re going to see the Winter of Discontent… You’re going to start seeing an unraveling more and more every day as you watch the news. So, October is my month, and it’s only a guesstimate, that we’re going to see the big unraveling.

Even if it doesn’t happen in October, because you don’t know what phony schemes they’re going to come up with, it’s going to happen eventually. And, that’s why I’m fully invested in gold.

Look at housing. How many times did they say the real estate market is turning around. It’s worse. It’s worse than it was during the Great Depression, and it’s only going to get worse.

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Phrase of the Day: “Civil Unrest” – It’s Here and It’s Spreading

Posted on Sep 07, 2011 in Economic News, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Federal Reserve & Bankers

Kevin Hayden - TruthisTreason.net Source: SHTF Plan.com - by Mac Slavo It already happened in Greece. It’s happening in Italy and Spain, and the contagion of unrest is spreading rapidly. The German Supreme Court may have solidified a future for Europe plagued with violence and riots with their decision today to allow lawmakers to move forward with bailout packages for the EU. The Germans, who are by all measures the richest of the union and have the strongest economy (at a whopping 0.1% GDP growth), are now the backstop for the entire $16 Trillion European Union economy – and they’re not happy about it. While protests outside of Germany will flame because of proposed austerity measures and a destruction in the quality of life of the people in places like Italy, Spain, the res

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The Strategic Advantages of Community Building

Posted on Sep 06, 2011 in Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Alt-Market

The year was 2002, and while the majority of Americans were completely obsessed with the so called “War On Terror” and other devices of distraction, something much more real and decidedly prophetic was going on in our southern hemisphere. Argentina was in the midst of total collapse, driven by banker fraud and extreme currency devaluation in tandem with government mismanagement and corruption.

First, cities exploded with rioting and violence as Argentinian police and military attempted to crush all dissent. Soon after, displaced refugees from population centers along with roving bands of thieves flooded into the countryside, wiping out isolated farms, murdering families, and hunting down any small group of survivors weaker than themselves and flush with supplies. The authorities (and I use the term loosely) were too busy trying to suppress civil protests to bother protecting those who were caught unprepared.

This behavior is part and parcel of economic destabilization, regardless of the time or place in which it occurs. Only nine years ago, a very modern and technologically savvy nation of people, nearly cannibalized itself. ...

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The Worst is Yet to Come – Inflationary Depression, Real Estate and QE3

Posted on Sep 04, 2011 in Economic News, Federal Reserve & Bankers

Kevin Hayden - TruthisTreason.net Source: SHTF Plan by Mac Slavo Economist Bob Chapman, of The International Forecaster, has long advocated precious metals as one of the few wealth preservation assets against a wave of destruction that will wipe out everything from stocks, to bonds, to the US dollar itself. In his latest interview with the Corbett Report, Chapman shares his views on what to expect over the next several months: The Federal Reserve knows that they can’t solve the problem. They have instructions to carry this thing out as far as they can, or until the powers behind government decide to pull the plug, so to speak. … One of the things you have to notice here, and this is pure psychological warfare, and if you’re not trained in it you don’t know what these

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Endgame: When Debt is Fraud, Debt Forgiveness is the Last and Only Remedy

Posted on Sep 01, 2011 in Economic News, Federal Reserve & Bankers

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Zero Hedge by Zeus Yiamouyiannis, Ph.D.

Finally, serious economists are considering a position I have been maintaining and writing about since the 2008 financial meltdown. Whatever its name— erasure, repudiation, abolishment, cancellation, jubilee—debt forgiveness, will have to eventually emerge forefront in global efforts to solve an ongoing systemic financial crisis.

“On a grand scale the only way to erase counterfeit money and (counterfeit) assets of hundreds of trillions of dollars is to erase the debts associated with those fake assets. (Let me underscore again, these are not “toxic” assets, they are fake assets.)… Forgiveness in general, and forgiveness of debt in particular, stand as virtues if they free us up to acknowledge, address, and learn from our culpability, start anew, and create forward.” (The Big Squeeze, Part 3: The Quiet Rebellion: Civil Disobedience, Local Markets, and Debt Erasure (January 29, 2011)

Debt forgiveness, therefore, accomplishes two important things. It eliminates the increasing and outsized portion of productive enterprise to pay off unproductive obligations, and it clears the ground for new opportunities, new thinking, invention, and entrepreneurialism....

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25 Reasons the Finance World is About to Hit the Panic Button

Posted on Aug 31, 2011 in Economic News, Federal Reserve & Bankers

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: The Economic Collapse

The following are 25 signs that the financial world is about to hit the big red panic button….

#1 According to a new study just released by Merrill Lynch, the U.S. economy has an 80% chance of going into another recession.

#2 Will Bank of America be the next Lehman Brothers?  Shares of Bank of America have fallen more than 40% over the past couple of months.  Even though Warren Buffet recently stepped in with 5 billion dollars, the reality is that the problems for Bank of America are far from over.  In fact, one analyst is projecting that Bank of America is going to need to raise 40 or 50 billion dollars in new capital.

#3 European bank stocks have gotten absolutely hammered in recent weeks.

#4 So far, major international banks have announced layoffs of more than 60,000 workers, and more layoff announcements are expected this fall.  A recent article in the New York Times detailed some of the carnage….

A new wave of layoffs is emblematic of this shift as nearly every major bank undertakes a cost-cutting initiative, some with names like Project Compass....

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Market Crash ‘Could Hit Within Weeks’, Warn London Bankers

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 in Economic News, Federal Reserve & Bankers

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Telegraph

A more severe crash than the one triggered by the collapse of Lehman Brothers could be on the way, according to alarm signals in the credit markets.

Insurance on the debt of several major European banks has now hit historic levels, higher even than those recorded during financial crisis caused by the US financial group’s implosion nearly three years ago.

Credit default swaps on the bonds of Royal Bank of Scotland, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and Intesa Sanpaolo, among others, flashed warning signals on Wednesday.  Credit default swaps (CDS) on RBS were trading at 343.54 basis points, meaning the annual cost to insure £10m of the state-backed lender’s bonds against default is now £343,540.

The cost of insuring RBS bonds is now higher than before the taxpayer was forced to step in and rescue the bank in October 2008, and shows the recent dramatic downturn in sentiment among credit investors towards banks.

“The problem is a shortage of liquidity – that is what is causing the problems with the banks. It feels exactly as it felt in 2008,” said one senior London-based bank executive.

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Martial Law, Economic Meltdown & Executive Orders

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 in Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Featured Articles, Federal Reserve & Bankers, Political Issues

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

 

Originally written Oct 18, 2010 @ 06:40

We have all watched in predicted horror as the financial infrastructure of America has been disassembled in a predetermined fashion by the likes of Goldman Sachs, the Federal Reserve and other Globalists.  There are a variety of reasons why this is happening, none of which we have the power to change or alter in time to save us.  Therefore, I will focus on what is to come and how we might handle it in order to survive it.

With the Federal Reserve actually suggesting that inflation might be the cure to the weak economy, massive unemployment numbers and a crashing dollar, one has to stop and ponder.  The chairman of the Fed, Ben Bernanke, was a child prodigy, scored a near perfect SAT score, focused his studies around the Great Depression and is a statistical genius.  So why is he so willing to abuse the Dollar and essentially sign the death warrant for America?

For several years, many prominent people have been predicting this exact scenario.  Gerald Celente, Ron Paul, Peter Schiff and others including the Web Bots Project, have detailed how this orchestrated financial implosion will occur. ...

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Empty Shelves: Hurricanes, Disasters and Civil Unrest – a Contingency Plan

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 in Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Featured Articles

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

If you think that you’ll be able to simply drive to Wal-Mart or the grocery store and load up on food, water and supplies during an actual emergency, you are living in a fantasy world.  We now experience freak weather on a regular basis.  Oklahoma has experienced a record-breaking 53 days of 100+ temperatures, a massive hurricane is nearing Washington, DC and the New York City area, and NASA continues to amplify their warnings regarding solar storms disrupting our way of life.

Photo by James Spann - Trussville, AL Wal-Mart, Jan. 8, 2011

What if gasoline hit $5 a gallon and unemployment was still hanging around the current ~15%?  What if there were a few small protests that turned a bit violent – not even on the scale of what we see in Europe – but a few townhall meetings that get out of hand?  The level of comfort in this country is quickly sliding downhill and it will only take a few provocations, a few simple emergencies and all hell will break loose.  When it does, I hope that you have taken the time to at least have a 30 or 60-day food supply, some water and basic neccessities (if not a full-blown food storage plan and the related tools, accessories and means to provide power, warmth and protection)....

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Surviving Financial Collapse and the Reversion to the Local

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 in Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Featured Articles

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Activist Post by Julian Rose

Read the daily news, even in a relatively mainstream newspaper, and you cannot fail to notice that an unprecedented event is unfolding in front of our very eyes; the simultaneous collapse of two of the World’s largest economies: the US and European Union.

Both appear to be teetering at the edge of a financial precipice and the great politico-bureaucratic machines that run the show – on both sides of the Atlantic – seem incapable of agreeing what economic medicine might keep this beast on the rails.

They, and we, are now learning that in a finite world no resource is infinite, least of all institutionalized financial wealth whose very existence is dependent upon interest payments made on capital lent to those who cannot sustain the levels of repayments demanded of them. In a ‘debt based’ economy (which ours is) all participants will ultimately end up losers.

We cannot know the exact timing surrounding the unhinging of a large sector of the global market place, but that some form of large scale collapse is imminent, there can be little doubt....

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Investing in Tangibles, Gold and Land: Advice from an Insider

Posted on Aug 23, 2011 in Economic News, Featured Articles

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Many times, I’ve stressed the importance of getting into tangibles in order to preserve your wealth, if not increase it.  And several times, I’m been met with reader emails regarding their bullish confidence in the ponzi scheme stock market, paper investments or that I’m simply paranoid. 

Last year, I wrote several articles on what sort of tangibles to invest in, with the top items being precious metals, firearms and farmable land, along with the tools and implements to pioneer it.  It may sound a bit old fashioned or silly to some, but I tend to take notice when some of the top fund managers and investors are doing the same thing.  Since that time, the alternative and mainstream media have started to suggest getting into tangibles, as well.

And today, I had quite an interesting conversation with a large investor who will obviously remain nameless.  Aside from running this website, I work full-time for a medium-sized oil and gas firm that is quickly growing (without the use of fracking, I might add).  I have the occasion to speak with people ranging from market analysts to investors from Goldman Sachs and UBS, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan, all the way down to geologists, landmen and engineers. ...

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BofA Warns Upcoming “Desperate Measures” by Authorities Will Result in Another 2008 Market Collapse

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 in Economic News

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Zero Hedge

Last week we had Citigroup warning that the market bottom is about to fall out, as the Fed is more than likely to disappoint already very lofty expectations (according to various estimates from both Goldman and the second Tier banks, i.e., all of them, the market has priced in roughly $500 billion in QE3 already).

Today, Bank of America, which may or may not be with us much longer, has taken this desperate alarmism several notches further, and is warning that due to the gridlock in both the fiscal (“fiscal authorities have bombarded the markets with a quadraphonic message of hopelessness”) and monetary (“the Fed is out of bullets anyway”) stimulative pathways, the likely outcome of anything from DC will be nothig short of a disaster.

To wit: “rather than a repeat of 2010, when the Fed saved the day with QE2, we think we are moving closer to a repeat of 2008, when major policy errors devastated the economy.”  For once we actually agree with Bank of America: “In our view, the pressure to “do something” is now far more likely to result in more desperate or radical measures, even if it is bad policy.” Does this mean that we are looking at a TARP “vote down” market reaction this Friday if indeed the chairman disappoints?...

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Gerald Celente: Economic Martial Law Will be Declared

Posted on Aug 08, 2011 in Political Issues

TruthisTreason.net – Kevin Hayden

Source: SHTF Plan.com by Mac Slavo

In his latest quarterly Trends Journal (Summer 2011), Gerald Celente provides us another “history of the future,” in which he discusses global economic, monetary, and political events as they happen and what their consequences will be for months, years and decades to come. As he has said before, it is only a matter of time before a major terror attack is executed in a major Western nation. And once it happens it will send shock waves throughout the world, leading to mass global panic and a further tightening of the noose around the necks of the populace:

What will another major terror strike mean? Should an attack hit one of the major NATO nations, the effects, this time, will go global. Bank holidays will be called, the US and other fragile economies will crumble, gold and silver will soar, and already-troubled currencies will crash. Economic martial law will be declared. Introduced as a temporary measure, once in place it will remain in place (like the curfews and draconian security precautions installed by despots and dictators everywhere).

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