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Saturday, June 30, 2007

I regret having advertised on

A month and a half ago, I advertised on Although in terms of bringing new people to my site (which was good), I did not consider the full picture. I regret now having advertised on a site that has so much controversy and with someone that has had questionable actions in the past (and now present).

I have nothing against Casey Serin (nor anyone else) but I think, overall, it probably wasn't the best thing I've done.

I have only paid Casey for one month for my text ad. Since then, the ad has run for about a month and a half. Today, I submitted an email to Casey and asked him to please remove the link.

Lesson learned: it pays to have a full grasp on who you are advertising with, even though at first glance things seem reasonable.

The scene from the UK airport...

Thanks to Terry James...

A thank you for Terry James for allowing last night's interview. I plan to have him back when the sequel to his book is published.

A lot of terrorist activity in the UK right now---

Flaming Car Rams U.K. Airport; 2 Arrests...


Thursday, June 28, 2007

Did you hear the one about the flag?

I love the American flag. However, as we've seen in recent government entities, symbolism means everything. Do we fly the military flag exclusively for a reason?

It's a good question and one that I do not have the answer to, but after much digging, I wrote this column on

By These Stripes, We Can Be Healed

News of Interest for June 28th...

Globalist Study Says Citizens Want a World Government Oh, really???

The Worldwide Crack Up Boom, According to Ludwig Von Mises

Pushing National IDs

Oil Rises Above $70 in N.Y. on Increased Demand From Refiners Only the beginning....

Yamana, Northern Orion would merge, take over Meridian

KB Home swings to loss

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Get the feed...and opening up for discussion...

For those of you who use feedburner, Big Finale is here!

Also, I'm going to open up the comments for unmoderated discussion...try to keep it on the 'up and up'!

My guest this Friday on the Big Finale...

Terry James, author of the Rapture Dialogues and his website is (which, I'm told, has 6 million unique visitors per month- the largest Bible Prophecy website on the internet)...

Friday, 7pm PST at

We'd be honored if you joined us!


Reagan may have been right....

Reagan Thought National ID Would Be The Mark Of The Beast

News of Interest for June 27th...

Booms Were Made to Go Bust

Washington Post: Special Operations Preparing Commandos for Domestic Terrorism, Martial Law Throughout US

Schools Educate Pupils On Their Biometric Cashless Future

The New World Order Tracking Device: RFID

West Texas National Bank Adopts Pay By Touch Biometric Check Cashing Service

The housing mirage

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Great article...

Great article and touches on an etf, SRS. SRS shorts real that the article does not mention is QID, this etf shorts the NASDAQ. Both of these should be good investments short term. A deflationary collapse/unwinding is a strong possibility.

Long term, think Fed bailout and how to protect oneself against inflation...

Mortgage Meltdown!

News of Interest for June 26th...

What a tragedy! Pro wrestler Chris Benoit killed his wife, son and himself over the weekend. Having first hand knowledge that many wrestlers take a lot of drugs to keep performing constantly (some pharmaceutical, some illegal), we have to question this 'sport.' Is it too demanding on the wrestlers? I'm not excusing the wrestler's behavior because if you have a job that is changing you internally/ morally and spiritually, you have to seek help or get out. If you don't, you become a casualty. Too many casualties in wrestling...

Banks 'Set to Call in a Swathe of Loans'

Why the Housing Market Has Failed You. 5 Major Failures of the Housing Market

Shanghai Exchange Starts Gold Trading Via Local Banks

China Increases Arms Shipments to Iraq Insurgents Ironic, are those weapons being created by excess US Dollars?

Lennar posts loss as home prices fall

Bear Stearns mortgage trouble should be a warning to investors!

Profiting from the Housing Bubble Popping

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Forum of interest

It looks like a great forum, submitted by Mr. Hawks (thank you for the heads up):

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Sign of the Times...

'Mile-wide UFO' spotted by British airline pilot...

Great Show!!

Great show with David Lowe last night!

Thanks for listening and have a great weekend!


Thursday, June 21, 2007

Sorry...I've been busy...

I will try to update as much as possible.

Monday, June 18, 2007

News of Interest for June 18th...

Bees Dying of Mysterious Infection

Getting the Truth About America's Gold Reserve

The Case of the Disappearing Great Lake

Carolinas Battle in Court Over River Water

Hundreds delinquent on taxes near Modesto, CA

Subprime Housing Market Really Tanking

Foreclosures rise in California, nation; house supply is up

It's Official: The Crash Of The US Economy Has Begun!

by Richard C. Cook
It’s official.

Mark your calendars.

The crash of the U.S. economy has begun.

It was announced the morning of Wednesday, June 13, 2007, by economic writers Steven Pearlstein and Robert Samuelson in the pages of the Washington Post, one of the foremost house organs of the U.S. monetary elite. Pearlstein’s column was titled, “The Takeover Boom, About to Go Bust” and concerned the extraordinary amount of debt vs. operating profits of companies currently subject to leveraged buyouts.

In language remarkably alarmist for the usually ultra-bland pages of the Post, Pearlstein wrote, “It is impossible to predict when the magic moment will be reached and everyone finally realizes that the prices being paid for these companies, and the debt taken on to support the acquisitions, are unsustainable. When that happens, it won't be pretty. Across the board, stock prices and company valuations will fall. Banks will announce painful write-offs, some hedge funds will close their doors, and private-equity funds will report disappointing returns. Some companies will be forced into bankruptcy or restructuring.”

Further, “Falling stock prices will cause companies to reduce their hiring and capital spending while governments will be forced to raise taxes or reduce services, as revenue from capital gains taxes declines. And the combination of reduced wealth and higher interest rates will finally cause consumers to pull back on their debt-financed consumption. It happened after the junk-bond and savings-and-loan collapses of the late 1980s. It happened after the tech and telecom bust of the late '90s. And it will happen this time.”

Samuelson’s column, “The End of Cheap Credit,” left the door slightly ajar in case the collapse is not quite so severe. He wrote of rising interest rates, “As the price of money increases, borrowing and the economy might weaken. The deep slump in housing could worsen. We could also discover that the long period of cheap credit has left a nasty residue.”

Other writers with less prestigious platforms than the Post have been talking about an approaching financial bust for a couple of years. Among them has been economist Michael Hudson, author of an article on the housing bubble titled, “The New Road to Serdom” in the May 2006 issue of Harper’s. Hudson has been speaking in interviews of a “break in the chain” of debt payments leading to a “long, slow economic crash,” with “asset deflation,” “mass defaults on mortgages,” and a “huge asset grab” by the rich who are able to protect their cash through money laundering and hedging with foreign currency bonds.

Among those poised to profit from the crash is the Carlyle Group, the equity fund that includes the Bush family and other high-profile investors with insider government connections. A January 2007 memorandum to company managers from founding partner William E. Conway, Jr., recently appeared which stated that, when the current “liquidity environment”—i.e., cheap credit—ends, “the buying opportunity will be a once in a lifetime chance.”

The fact that the crash is now being announced by the Post shows that it is a done deal. The Bilderbergers, or whomever it is that the Post reports to, have decided. It lets everyone know loud and clear that it’s time to batten down the hatches, run for cover, lay in two years of canned food, shield your assets, whatever.

Those left holding the bag will be the ordinary people whose assets are loaded with debt, such as tens of millions of mortgagees, millions of young people with student loans that can never be written off due to the “reformed” 2005 bankruptcy law, or vast numbers of workers with 401(k)s or other pension plans that are locked into the stock market.

In other words, it sounds eerily like 2000-2002 except maybe on a much larger scale. Then it was “only” the tenth worse bear market in history, but over a trillion dollars in wealth simply vanished. What makes today’s instance seem particularly unfair is that the preceding recovery that is now ending—the “jobless” one—was so anemic.

Neither Perlstein nor Samuelson gets to the bottom of the crisis, though they, like Conway of the Carlyle Group, point to the end of cheap credit. But interest rates are set by people who run central banks and financial institutions. They may be influenced by “the market,” but the market is controlled by people with money who want to maximize their profits.

Key to what is going on is that the Federal Reserve is refusing to follow the pattern set during the long reign of Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan in responding to shaky economic trends with lengthy infusions of credit as he did during the bubble of the 1990s and the housing bubble of 2001-2005.

This time around, Greenspan’s successor, Ben Bernanke, is sitting tight. With the economy teetering on the brink, the Fed is allowing rates to remain steady. The Fed claims their policy is due to the danger of rising “core inflation.” But this cannot be true. The biggest consumer item, houses and real estate, is tanking. Officially, unemployment is low, but mainly due to low-paying service jobs. Commodities have edged up, including food and gasoline, but that’s no reason to allow the entire national economy to be submerged.

So what is really happening? Actually, it’s simple. The difference today is that China and other large investors from abroad, including Middle Eastern oil magnates, are telling the U.S. that if interest rates come down, thereby devaluing their already-sliding dollar portfolios further, they will no longer support with their investments the bloated U.S. trade and fiscal deficits.

Of course we got ourselves into this quandary by shipping our manufacturing to China and other cheap-labor markets over the last generation. “Dollar hegemony” is backfiring. In fact China is using its American dollars to replace the International Monetary Fund as a lender to developing nations in Africa and elsewhere. As an additional insult, China now may be dictating a new generation of economic decline for the American people who are forced to buy their products at Wal-Mart by maxing out what is left of our available credit card debt.

About a year ago, a former Reagan Treasury official, now a well-known cable TV commentator, said that China had become “America’s bank” and commented approvingly that “it’s cheaper to print money than make cars anymore.” Ha ha.

It is truly staggering that none of the “mainstream” political candidates from either party has attacked this subject on the campaign trail. All are heavily funded by the financier elite who will profit no matter how bad the U.S. economy suffers. Every candidate except Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich treats the Federal Reserve like the fifth graven image on Mount Rushmore. And even the so-called progressives are silent. The weekend before the Perlstein/ Samuelson articles came out, there was a huge progressive conference in Washington, D.C., called “Taming the Corporate Giant.” Not a single session was devoted to financial issues.

What is likely to happen? I’d suggest four possible scenarios:

Acceptance by the U.S. population of diminished prosperity and a declining role in the world. Grin and bear it. Live with your parents into your 40s instead of your 30s. Work two or three part-time jobs on the side, if you can find them. Die young if you lose your health care. Declare bankruptcy if you can, or just walk away from your debts until they bring back debtor’s prison like they’ve done in Dubai. Meanwhile, China buys more and more U.S. properties, homes, and businesses, as economists close to the Federal Reserve have suggested. If you’re an enterprising illegal immigrant, have fun continuing to jack up the underground economy, avoid business licenses and taxes, and rent out group houses to your friends.

Times of economic crisis produce international tension and politicians tend to go to war rather than face the economic music. The classic example is the worldwide depression of the 1930s leading to World War II. Conditions in the coming years could be as bad as they were then. We could have a really big war if the U.S. decides once and for all to haul off and let China, or whomever, have it in the chops. If they don’t want our dollars or our debt any more, how about a few nukes?

Maybe we’ll finally have a revolution either from the right or the center involving martial law, suspension of the Bill of Rights, etc., combined with some kind of military or forced-labor dictatorship. We’re halfway there anyway. Forget about a revolution from the left. They wouldn’t want to make anyone mad at them for being too radical.

Could there ever be a real try at reform, maybe even an attempt just to get back to the New Deal? Since the causes of the crisis are monetary, so would be the solutions. The first step would be for the Federal Reserve System to be abolished as a bank of issue and a transformation of the nation’s credit system into a genuine public utility by the federal government. This way we could rebuild our manufacturing and public infrastructure and develop an income assurance policy that would benefit everyone. The latter is the only sensible solution. There are monetary reformers who know how to do it if anyone gave them half a chance.

Saturday, June 16, 2007

I'm back...and ready for Monster Radio tonight!

I'm back from the East Coast. I'll be on Monster Radio tonight with another book review.

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, June 07, 2007

CBS' "Jericho" will return- thanks in large part to the internet...

To the Fans of Jericho:


Over the past few weeks you have put forth an impressive and probably unprecedented display of passion in support of a prime time television series. You got our attention; your emails and collective voice have been heard.

As a result, CBS has ordered seven episodes of “Jericho” for mid-season next year. In success, there is the potential for more. But, for there to be more “Jericho,” we will need more viewers.
A loyal and passionate community has clearly formed around the show. But that community needs to grow. It needs to grow on the CBS Television Network, as well as on the many digital platforms where we make the show available.

We will count on you to rally around the show, to recruit new viewers with the same grass-roots energy, intensity and volume you have displayed in recent weeks.

At this time, I cannot tell you the specific date or time period that “Jericho” will return to our schedule. However, in the interim, we are working on several initiatives to help introduce the show to new audiences. This includes re-broadcasting “Jericho” on CBS this summer, streaming episodes and clips from these episodes across the CBS Audience Network (online), releasing the first season DVD on September 25 and continuing the story of Jericho in the digital world until the new episodes return. We will let you know specifics when we have them so you can pass them on.

On behalf of everyone at CBS, thank you for expressing your support of “Jericho” in such an extraordinary manner. Your protest was creative, sustained and very thoughtful and respectful in tone. You made a difference.

Nina Tassler
President, CBS Entertainment

P.S. Please stop sending us nuts

News of Interest for June 7th...

2007: Nuclear Attack and Invasion of United States

Author Paul Williams: Al-Qaida 'Definitely Has Nukes'

Gold: Where to Now

Profiting from the push to denationalize currencies and deconstruct nations

Ron Paul on Tucker Carlson

Still more reasons to vote for Ron Paul

Many investors feel like running away from houses

Mortgage rates jump again

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

My guest this Friday on the Big Finale, Robert Hammond

Robert Hammond is a screenwriter and the bestselling author of Grace Period: The Awakening of Abel Adams. Hammond was a spokesperson for Capital One Financial and has written several books on consumer credit. He has worked as a program manager and consultant with several governmental, nonprofit and private organizations. He has provided counseling to thousands of individuals and was instrumental in establishing Riverside County's (CA) alternative dispute resolution program Hammond is a highly sought after public speaker and has appeared on hundreds of radio and television talk shows. He lives in Southern California.

News of Interest for June 6th...

Goldman now sees no Fed rate cuts in 2007 and 2008 No relief for the housing market...

Gold: The most trusted currency

Worst home price drop intensifies

Bernanke Says Tighter Lending to Restrain Housing

My article in
Betting on China Red
Remember what Jim Goldsmith said prophetically in 1993: "Global free trade will force the poor of the rich countries to subsidize the rich in poor countries. What GATT means is that our national wealth, accumulated over centuries, will be transferred from a developed country like Britain to developing countries like Communist China, now building its first oceangoing navy in 500 years. China, with its 1.2 billion people, three Indochinese states with 900 million, the former Soviet republics with some 300 million, and many more can supply skilled labor for a fraction of Western costs."

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

By the blog will not be updated next week...

I will be unable to update my blog next week (June 11-15) due to some really cool training I will be receiving from my company. Despite what rumors may result from my absence, let me assure you...I will return the following week to keep things runnin' !

Also, the Big Finale will be having some major changes in the upcoming months. I'm sure if you have seen the upcoming lineup, you've already figured that out. It's going to be for the good of the Big Finale.

Watching the Republican debate right now- some good things are being said here and there but it's amazing... Ron Paul doesn't have to do much and he still stands head and shoulders above the rest. It's nice to see a true Conservative is still running for President!

Book cracks 50,000 ranking!

Wow, the book has cracked the 50,000 barrier (although right now it is at 56,000). Keep in mind, they stock twenty million different books in their inventory:
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Imprint Books (October 3, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1591099498
ISBN-13: 978-1591099499
Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.2 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces
Average Customer Review: based on 5 reviews. Sales Rank: #56,722 in Books


Thanks to all who have bought my books on wrestling promotions, one of the books is consistently beating such notables as former President Jimmy Carter and Al Sharpton...


News of Interest for June 5th...

In Love With Debt

China diversifying into equities and gold

Syria to end dollar peg, second Arab country in two weeks

$529,900 to $454,900 in 2 Months. Breaking the Speed Limit of Cost Cutting!

Dollar Drops to Two-Week Low Against Euro on Bernanke Comments

The Impending Global Liquidity Crisis

I wrote this book review for

Book Review: That Wasn’t A Bump In The Night -- That Was Tom Horn’s Keystrokes!
Immediately, the author turns back the pages of time to the genesis of mythos and holds it over the Creator’s enduring fingerprint in history to allow a pattern of clarity to emerge. Elements of familiarity and truth resoundingly vibrate with swatches of old fabric from original revelation, although much of it morphed into distorted knowledge by time and rebellion. Mr. Horn rightly sees strange, misunderstood phenomena of present day mysteriously linked to ‘half buried’ mythological and historical artifacts and beliefs of the past. Stories of ancient ‘gods’ such as Hades of the underworld, at first sight, oddly quoted by Jesus in the scriptures, can’t be ignored. "Nephilim Stargates" delves into the ancient religions of Sumerian, Egyptian and Greek origin in generous detail and finds common ground of the gods coming down to Earth from the Heavens and mingling with mankind.

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Mystery Solved: Patrick Wood is safe and sound- and rescheduled...

Email from Patrick later in the night:


I'm back online again.

The very second that I hung up with you, the power when down with a "wham". It was an area-wide outage, and it just came back on at 9:00.

All I can say is that I think someone didn't want us to do the interview.

I presume you are out of time yet tonight.

Let me know.Pat

Well, we have had some strange events happen from time to time surrounding the show...

Patrick will be joining us on July 6th. You might not want to miss that as you never can tell what will happen!

Friday, June 01, 2007

Sorry, Big Finale cancelled tonight...

Well, I talked to Patrick Wood just minutes before the show. We were going to call him back but unable to reach him. After fifteen minutes, we decided to cease. A couple of possibilities:

1. Patrick Wood has another phone number that he was waiting by (and unfortunately, I do not have that number).

2. Some unforeseen event.

We'll get in touch with him and book him as soon as possible. Again, sorry.

Next week is author Robert Hammond who has written an outstanding, gritty novel called GRACE PERIOD. Great book- check it out.

Two weeks from tonight, I will be flying back from Washington, D.C. and will be unable to be 'in studio' in time for the show. So, no Big Finale shows for two weeks this month but will be back to normal in two shakes of a dog's hind leg (or something equivalent)....

As I say on the show....

Have a great weekend, everybody and I'll see you here next week.... as time brings us closer to The Big Finale! Goodnight, everyone....

News of Interest for June 1st...

Gold Rises After European Central Bank Caps Sales; Silver Gains

Rare TB Strain Likely to Migrate

The GOP Would Be Wise to Listen to Ron Paul's Message

Martial Law Has Arrived

628 Sickened By Recalled Peanut Butter

Sunset for the U.S. Dollar

April pending home sales down

Disturbing news on foreclosures in valley: Worse than Depression

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