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Ann Barnhardt: A puzzle

Posted on 12/10/2012 7:15:15 AM PST by Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

I have recently discovered a woman named Ann Barhardt. I have watched her "The Economy is Going To Implode" YouTube series and have read here religious/societal/political commentaries.

My problem?.... I can't figure this woman out.

Either she's the most "free" person I know, speaking truth that has been blocked/subvereted for many, many years in America ...

... or she is just certifiably nuts .....

Any comments on this thread are welcome.

Disclaimer: I am a father or two, a husband, now living in the Midwest, raised in the NYC/CT area. I am a committed, conservative Catholic, trying to live for Him and clean out my church of any leftover garbage. My political leanings are traditional and mostly conservative, however, I have a very strong libertarian streak in me ... as do most liberty loving Americans.


TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: annbarnhardt; vanity

1 posted on 12/10/2012 7:15:23 AM PST by Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Ann Barnhardt is speaking truthfully.


2 posted on 12/10/2012 7:21:00 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

I love her because she is utterly fearless. She speaks what is on her mind, and what is probably on most people’s minds. the American mind has been turned off, repressed, slowly over time taught to “learn it’s place.” And she is trying to jump start it. My two cents....


3 posted on 12/10/2012 7:22:39 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Ann is NOT nuts. A bit looney, but a very clear thinker. An in-your-face, fearless woman who loves God, our nation, and the truth. She posts her address with a pic of her condo, a pic of her in pink tights with her AR-15, and says to Muzzies & Marxists, “Come and get me..”

She knows financial stuff profoundly, and is generally right on.

I’ve been a fan of hers for years.

Read her stuff daily and you’ll see where she’s at. Of course, she’s off on some points - but who isn’t?

Brilliant, outspoken - and fearless. I know of few men as fearless as she is. She’ll never marry - she says because she’s not pretty. No, it’s because she has more testosterone than almost any man alive......


4 posted on 12/10/2012 7:22:41 AM PST by Arlis (.)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

She also boasts of her virginity, and gets a bit profane at time which is offsetting. But usually her profanity is almost appropriate when she’s making a point.

A staunch Catholic (I am not), she apparently sees no conflict with her Christian testimony and her profanity. I just look past it, sometimes laugh......she’s kind of like a female Patton......


5 posted on 12/10/2012 7:27:14 AM PST by Arlis (.)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Do you have a link?


6 posted on 12/10/2012 7:32:05 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Arlis

The profanity is a huge turnoff. So I turned it off.


7 posted on 12/10/2012 7:35:32 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Anne is reasonably accurate.

However, it is not about Catholicism, it is about our Father and His Kingdom. We are required to love Him w/ all our might and strength; everything in us! He is adamant that we reject every tradition and commandment of man, which be contrary to His word.


8 posted on 12/10/2012 7:42:04 AM PST by veracious
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey
(Ann speaks clearly)
(Ann Barnhardt)
(Ann Barnhardt)

9 posted on 12/10/2012 7:42:27 AM PST by yoe
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey
A few weeks ago I watched Ann's series of vids on the economy. It took me several hours because I kept re-watching sections searching for flaws in her logic... the truth of our financial situation is very ugly and I found it difficult to accept!

Usually stories of a stock market melt down are written by people selling silver or gold, and I always try to take that into consideration. I spent about a week searching out articles that aggressively attacked Ann. Lots of people call her a lunatic and attack her personally.

But I noticed those articles don't present any actual reasons why they think she is wrong. I even wrote to Gary North about his article on Ann and instead of giving me a single small example of why he thinks Ann is incorrect, he told me to get lost and ended his email with "I don't care what you think." Also, Ann's opposition always end by saying really annoying b.s. like, "We will continue to see a healthy climb out of this period of recession bolstered by the flattening of global markets and an injection of billions of new dollars." HUH???

I would love to hear someone step up and claim to be a voice of reason. I would love for someone to show how Ann is over exaggerating our situation. Unfortunately I think she's telling the ugly unfiltered truth.

10 posted on 12/10/2012 7:48:35 AM PST by Casie (Chuck Norris 2016)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Her series of utube videos on Muslim Sexuality are a must see to understand the root culture of Islam.

Her teachings on Catholicism are misguided, because Catholicism is misguided. Her understanding of the financial world is parexcelant.

She could use a good husband to bring a bit of balance, but she is who she is, a Joan of Arc of America.

I have a lot of respect for her.


11 posted on 12/10/2012 7:49:29 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

I won’t speak for anyone else, but I like her. I especially loved her video where she reads evil passages from the Koran, bookmarks with bacon strips, and then tears pages out and burns them.


12 posted on 12/10/2012 7:50:27 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey
Ann is a modern day Joan of Arc. She is highly intelligent, brave to a fault and VERY opinionated. She sees the evil encroaching around us and is willingly sacrificing herself to awaken others.

Before it's over, many more will think like her. At least when it comes to the proper role of government and on finance.

13 posted on 12/10/2012 7:50:52 AM PST by Errant
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey; surroundedbyblue

She is either manic with paranoid tendencies, or she is one of the brightest, most perceptive and courageous Americans in our generation. I hope its the former, but I fear its the latter.


14 posted on 12/10/2012 8:09:03 AM PST by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

She is one of those who are extremely smart but then delve in to the absurd at times- such as her call for a tax protest ensuring that anyone who follows her advice will just get in worse financial and legal trouble.


15 posted on 12/10/2012 8:11:32 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Errant
Ann is a modern day Joan of Arc.

Speaking of absurd analogies.

16 posted on 12/10/2012 8:13:52 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring; American in Israel
Speaking of absurd analogies.

I saw up thread that I'm not the only one who makes that comparison. Enlighten us where you disagree.

17 posted on 12/10/2012 8:20:07 AM PST by Errant
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To: GladesGuru

Ann is what?

High functioning autism?
Unfiltered?
Suicidal?
Unbalanced.

Yea, maybe all.


18 posted on 12/10/2012 8:20:59 AM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international. Gone.)
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To: Errant
Enlighten us where you disagree.

Seriously? You think objecting to comparing a blogger who makes You Tube videos to a saint who heard from God, faced down the entire English army, and was burned at the stake needs explanation.

Why not just call her a modern day Jesus or Moses?

19 posted on 12/10/2012 8:23:24 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

A northeast Kansas girl by birth. Strong faith, very socially and fiscally conservative and even somewhat
opinionated. You go girl.


20 posted on 12/10/2012 8:23:41 AM PST by kawhill (kawhill)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey
Sounds as if we better enjoy her while we can.

Ann pledged not to pay her federal income taxes on some constitutional grounds.

In her October 27, 2012 blog post, she said the IRS claims she owes in the six figures. She also posted a Wells Fargo bank statement showing that the IRS levied the entire account.

She claims the IRS will be coming after business accounts, car, and house.

If anyone knows more about her tax situation, I'd appreciate the information.

21 posted on 12/10/2012 8:28:53 AM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Arlis

” She’ll never marry - she says because she’s not pretty”

I beg to differ. Her only problem in the looks department is her hairdo. OMG. BALD, would be a better look. With almost ANY other hairdo she would be attractive.

Send her over to Fox News and let their hair & makeup people do their magic (without input from her).


22 posted on 12/10/2012 8:44:22 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: yoe

She looks like “the girl next door”, but she’s not afraid to speak her mind. So far, I haven’t been able to find fault with anything she’s said. Besides, I might have more respect for the phonies in Washington DC if they would be more like her and call a jack-ass a jack-ass instead of “my good friend”, and anyone who can tell Lindsey Gramnesty to shove it up his @ss has her head on straight.


23 posted on 12/10/2012 8:45:40 AM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: mnehring

Suspect that she does hear from God, She is facing down the American Nazi party and at the rate she is going I and she suspect she will end up a martyr.

So as analogys go, you prove the point.

While Joan of Arc is light years above, both in effect and saint qualities, these are dark days, with men of low morals. She fits her times like many unsung heros.

Joan of Arc is not in the same class as Moses, we are talking patriarch vs taxi cab driver here, why go on?


24 posted on 12/10/2012 8:54:09 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: mnehring
You do have a point. She hasn't faced down the English army nor has she been burned at the stake, yet. Perhaps though, you will indulge our sighting of a few common characteristics yet in bud?!
25 posted on 12/10/2012 8:57:34 AM PST by Errant
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To: Errant

We should have a problem with any of this cult of personality type reaction for anyone on our side. We put people on too high of a pedestal where they are looked at higher than our values. It also sets us up for disappointment as people are flawed and we then end up judging the values based on the failures of individuals versus letting values stand on their own. Cult of personality is how the left operates.


26 posted on 12/10/2012 9:04:36 AM PST by mnehring
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To: American in Israel

I heard she has accepted the Catholic faith, not raised in it. Does anyone know what her faith tradition was before she followed Catholicism?


27 posted on 12/10/2012 9:05:30 AM PST by Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey ("I have an open mind ... just not so open that my brain falls out onto the floor!!")
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

If she would lose the profanity she would be more effective.

Having said that, at least she has some fire in her belly. That’s a lot more than you can say for most in this age of lukewarmness.


28 posted on 12/10/2012 9:12:46 AM PST by EternalVigilance (Obamacare is the socialist cancer of the New Deal metastasized.)
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To: mnehring
Cult of personality is how the left operates.

I couldn't agree more and I will concede that I may be jumping the gun in my comparison. But the fact remains that there are certain similarities, with Ann and with the times ahead.

29 posted on 12/10/2012 9:20:34 AM PST by Errant
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To: EternalVigilance

While Ann does use some profanity, it’s mainly for effect. While a good, hearty, “Bullsh!t” interjected in any sentence dealing with economic platitudes is generally proper, I don’t recall her ever using the Lord’s name in vain. While one may be impolite in some circles, the other is a sin mentioned in the Ten Commandments.


30 posted on 12/10/2012 9:25:35 AM PST by oldfart (Obama nation = abomination. Think about it!)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Honest,fearless,forthright,principled.

Her economic video series is a must see if you want the unvarnished truth.

The only person in the financial world who speaks truth to power.

She can be in my foxhole anyday, because the enemy would not have a chance.


31 posted on 12/10/2012 9:35:24 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: verga

Her blog is www.Barnhardt.biz
Her frequent tweets show up there as well.
Courage and humor are two of her most distinct qualities.


32 posted on 12/10/2012 9:37:42 AM PST by Repent and Believe (Promote good. Tolerate the harmless. Let evil be crushed.)
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To: faucetman

You are differing with what she said about herself, not with me.

I said she’ll never marry because she has more testosterone (guts, fearlessness) than most men that aren’t Navy Seals......


33 posted on 12/10/2012 10:07:27 AM PST by Arlis (.)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey
Seal - Crazy (acoustic) from The Beat Goes On - 1994
34 posted on 12/10/2012 10:11:39 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Dr. Brian Kopp

Perhaps Ann wants martyrdom, and wants it to be for a good cause— like resistance to tyranny, Marxism, communism, racism, overall collapse, and for saving the country and for religious liberty. We all have dreams to stand for God and country to the death.

Ann seems supernaturally courageous, or certifiably insane.

“I’d hate to stand on the difference.”. — John Wayne, in RIO LOBO.

(Or something like that.).


35 posted on 12/10/2012 10:40:00 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

She scares the hell out of me because she is right most of the time. I fear for her life but she is as tough as they get. Wish more were like her.


36 posted on 12/10/2012 11:04:38 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

I’ll satnd with Ann anytine!


37 posted on 12/10/2012 11:14:15 AM PST by Patriot365
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To: Patriot365

Her explanation of (basically) the ‘Debt to Asset’ ratio of the banks was staggering and sobering ... we would ALL be bankrupt (and maybe in prison) if we had the numbers (50X, 80X, 575X !!!) like these ...


38 posted on 12/10/2012 11:31:05 AM PST by Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey ("I have an open mind ... just not so open that my brain falls out onto the floor!!")
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To: Rocky Mountain Wild Turkey

Like all prophets, Ann may seem extreme at times.

I can’t always agree with her, but I always consider the things she says.


39 posted on 12/10/2012 1:19:39 PM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

sometimes she uses profanity for effect, but other times it’s borderline taking the Lord’s name in vain. Just count how many “My God,” statements she tosses in. Interesting message. Unfortunately she thinks she’s the only one in the trenches fighting this fight. In actuality, she’s the only one doing it the way she’s doing it.


40 posted on 12/11/2012 4:48:06 AM PST by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: Scoutmaster
Sounds as if we better enjoy her while we can.

She hasn't been heard from in six days. No blog posts, no tweets. Very unlike her, especially considering recent news developments.

41 posted on 12/15/2012 11:13:28 PM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

I am worried too...


42 posted on 12/20/2012 2:48:54 AM PST by GraceG
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