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Total Economic Disaster Looms
Townhall.com ^ | December 1, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 12/01/2011 4:06:06 PM PST by Kaslin

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RUSH: Weekly jobless claims have jumped back over the 400,000 mark. Why is anybody surprised? "Claims for unemployment insurance unexpectedly rose last week, climbing past the psychologically important 400,000 mark as the jobs market showed signs of more weakness. Weekly applications for unemployment benefits rose 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 402,000," and this is gonna end up being 410 or 412 thousand by the time they revise this next week. " Applications had been below 400,000 for three straight weeks." Can you imagine...? This is on CNBC, but it's actually AP, but "the psychologically important 400,000"? Stop and think of this now: If jobless applications are under 400,000, it's progress, a psychological boost. If applications are under 400,000.

Now, if they're back over 400,000 now, just wait 'til the holiday shopping season is over. When these seasonal jobs expire, there's gonna be another "unexpected" jump in weekly jobless claims. The Federal Reserve says that it is taking no risk whatsoever in lending $600 billion to Europe for a grand total of $7.2 trillion. You know what they also told me once? That real estate value never goes down. Yep, I've been hearing that I don't know how many times fro people. "Yup, Rush, you gotta invest in real estate! There never gonna be any more dirt, and everybody knows real estate values never go down." Fed says, no, there's no risk here in lending dollars to Europe. You saw the worldwide stock markets just go nuts yesterday. We were up, what, over 400 points in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and all over the world stock markets were up and everybody was happy?

Folks, this happened before. Look, I'm not trying to throw cold water on everything here, but this exact thing has precedent throughout history. Before the big crash in 1929 something like yesterday happened. We've had these big boosts. It happened before 2008. Now, the thing about this is that it's been tried before, and it hasn't ever held. And in fact in the New York Times: "Banks Act, Stocks Surge and Skeptics See a Pattern -- A move announced by central bankers on Wednesday to contain the European debt crisis resulted in euphoria in global stock markets, but it also prompted skeptics to wonder: will this time be different? " Meaning: It better be or else a disaster is right around the corner. Well, why would it be different?

"As the crisis has worsened over the last 18 months, pronouncements of plans to fix the euro zone debt problems have led to more than a half-dozen rallies that just as quickly withered as the proposals fell short of hopes." Why would anything go wrong here? Can I put in a nutshell what's being done? Now, I've been thinking about that. Let me put it to you this way. We have the president and his minions and his journalists and the rest of the Democrat Party running around inciting class warfare with this 1% versus 99% -- and of course the 1% that we're all supposed to hate are the producers. The 1% that we're all supposed to hate are people who work. The 1% that we're all supposed to hate are the people who are earning a living and paying taxes.

The 99% are being told they are the virtuous; they are the decorous. The 1%... It seems to me that if we're gonna start hating people, we're looking in the wrong direction. Would somebody explain to me where is the valor in sitting on your butt taking money from other people? Where is the honor, where is the greatness, where is this entitlement that allows people to get up every day and think they are owed something because of some mysterious crime against them that's gone on all of their lives. In Europe, the problems there exist for one primary reason. Of course there are a number of ancillaries and I'm not trying to make a sweeping generalization here, but the problem in Europe exists because they have committed to paying people who don't do anything!

You could call it Takers versus Makers, people pulling the cart versus people in the cart. However you want to visualize it. But you have perpetual 15 to 18% unemployment, lifetime health care free, lifetime pensions, for doing nothing; and then, of course, when you can't pay it anymore... And they can't! I don't care how much the Fed prints to loan them. At some point we're gonna burn through that and as long as there's no production going on anywhere, that money is gonna dry up -- and the takers keep taking. Now, who should we resent? At whom should there be anger directed? The producers? The people playing by the rules? The people getting up every day and going to work? They are not all millionaires, much less billionaires. It's cockeyed.

It's cockeyed, not just in this country but around the world who we are supposed to consider the enemy. I think it's about time here that a little honesty get involved here. Somehow getting up and doing nothing -- somehow expecting everybody else to take care of you and pay for you -- is now credible, becoming a victim of something that nobody can identify qualifies you as a discriminated again, beleaguered, put upon victim -- and you have every right to sit around and do nothing and feed off of everybody else. I think it's plain as day. It's right in front of everybody's face. I'm not gonna stop talking about this.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: panic; preppers; run4yourlives; shtf; teotwawki

1 posted on 12/01/2011 4:06:08 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Forget that. You can order “Chia Obama” and display it proudly on your desk. At least that is what the ad says.

Thanks liberal America, for electing this inexperienced poser bozo Marxist community organizer. Thanks for nothing.


2 posted on 12/01/2011 4:08:23 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

“....inexperienced poser bozo Marxist community organizer.”

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All this could have been corrected if we had congresscritters with backbone willing to take a closer look at his life’s history.


5 posted on 12/01/2011 4:19:41 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: rightwingextremist1776

Yep and most of us are stuck on the tracks in front of that thing.


6 posted on 12/01/2011 4:19:52 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: 353FMG

Yep and a Pravda MSM / press corps that covers for him and twists / ignores his past and attacks conservatives.


7 posted on 12/01/2011 4:23:22 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

The times that try men’s souls will really kick in when, as Morrison so aptly coined it: the whole sh!thouse burns down.


8 posted on 12/01/2011 4:25:15 PM PST by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Kaslin

Based on the outlook for employment and wages, both poverty and reliance on government assistance programs will continue to grow. However, the negative trends in employment, wages and poverty have not affected all Americans equally. In fact, the household income and wealth of the wealthiest Americans has increased sharply, despite the overall deterioration of the U.S. economy.

In other words, concentration of wealth undermines the consumer base of the economy, causing GDP to decline and resulting in unemployment, which reduces living standards.

wealth and income in the United States have become increasingly concentrated with the wealthiest 1% of Americans owning 38.2% of stock market assets, e.g., shares of businesses.


Make no mistake, the rich elite in the ‘news’ media, including radio, don’t give a chit about average Joes out here, they are ALL about protecting their wealth, and making more.


9 posted on 12/01/2011 4:36:56 PM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Kartographer; blam; Quix

Ping.


10 posted on 12/01/2011 4:38:23 PM PST by familyop ("Don't worry, they'll row for a month before they figure out I'm fakin' it." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: Kaslin

I’ve never heard him say anything like this before. He sees a crash coming to the stock market. And it is communists (chi-com wannabes) in power in and out of the government who are bringing it about. He has avoided saying this before: the stock market is going down like in ‘29.


11 posted on 12/01/2011 4:42:16 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: rightwingextremist1776

It’s like a blackjack player in Vegas who loses 50 bucks on the first hand. Then increases his bet to $100 and loses the second hand. Then increases the next bet to $200 and loses again. Pretty soon, he’s out of funds.


12 posted on 12/01/2011 4:42:28 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Kaslin

My guess is that they will somehow cobble it all together for another 12 months then we are likely to see it all unravel. Just keep buying food.


13 posted on 12/01/2011 4:45:47 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Kaslin

Anyone in denial of the certain horrific future that we face is... doomed.

LLS


14 posted on 12/01/2011 5:19:21 PM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I posted a creepy Ron Paul video today where he is warning of economic implosion and chaos. Bachmann is saying the saying the same thing.


15 posted on 12/01/2011 5:22:19 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: SaraJohnson
Rush is not Beck with a crying towel... people had better wise up. No matter what happens in this disaster of an upcoming election... we are in for trouble of Biblical Proportions.

LLS

16 posted on 12/01/2011 5:22:42 PM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

And crates of ammunition.

LLS


17 posted on 12/01/2011 5:25:12 PM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Kaslin

Wrong link?


18 posted on 12/01/2011 5:50:48 PM PST by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Exactly. I try to warn everyone I know.


19 posted on 12/01/2011 5:52:28 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Freddd
Make no mistake, the rich elite in the ‘news’ media, including radio, don’t give a chit about average Joes out here, they are ALL about protecting their wealth, and making more

I love it! Turn that class warfare around and fire it right back on them.

I do that all the time and it's such fun.

20 posted on 12/01/2011 6:26:47 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"My guess is that they will somehow cobble it all together for another 12 months then we are likely to see it all unravel. Just keep buying food."

I agree with the girl with the Southern accent. They've just kicked the can a ways further down the road....They just delayed, not corrected, the inevitable collapse.

Prepare Now.

21 posted on 12/01/2011 6:28:51 PM PST by blam
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To: Kaslin
George Soros: The Global Financial System Is In A 'SELF-REINFORCING PROCESS OF DISINTEGRATION'
22 posted on 12/01/2011 6:33:40 PM PST by blam
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To: Kaslin
KYLE BASS: This Is What The End Of The Global Debt Super-Cycle Looks Like
23 posted on 12/01/2011 6:49:46 PM PST by blam
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To: Kaslin; familyop; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; ...

PING TO END TIMES PING LIST


Now Kaslin,

You should be warned that when Quix thinks there might be something to such an article, it’s almost an automatic ‘thread pulling’ occasion. It’s just not possible that any such goings on could occur by definition—because Quix thinks there might be something to it. So, that means, on FR, it must be an impossible conspiracy idiocy.

Just a compassionate warning.


24 posted on 12/01/2011 7:17:06 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the ping!


25 posted on 12/01/2011 9:15:49 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Quix
...Wow, I thought "RRRRRRush was always right! And he's a prophet months ahead of anyone. And he's got so much talent borrowed from God, he's almost perfect. I figure another .001% and he will be God! And to top it all off, He's worshiped by quite a lot of folks on FR. I've seen proof on the Limbaugh thread!

...Naa, they wouldn't dare doubt the all knowing all seeing you know he's right, Rush Limbaugh! That's right on the verge of blasphemy!

26 posted on 12/01/2011 9:21:41 PM PST by gargoyle (...Amendments 1 and 2, a well informed public and a well regulated militia...)
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To: gargoyle

LOL.

I like Rush, too.

I hope he’s not as arrogant as he sometimes seems to spoof himself as being.


27 posted on 12/01/2011 9:59:54 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: GlockThe Vote
I read 4 articles by economists right here on FR yesterday... all warning that things have gone too far... a world wide collapse is coming... and some are not going to survive it... others will go feral... we have no government that will help the people... they will attack the people... and anarchy is coming to America. I pray that it will never happen but storm clouds and thunder tell me otherwise.

LLS

28 posted on 12/02/2011 4:44:50 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Signalman

I guess the mods didn’t like my use of words so here goes again;

This whole cluster F*** is a result of the failure of socialism....and the dumb A##es keep doubling down with commie stupidity. It’s like watching a train wreck in slow motion.

Mods...I’ve seen a whole lot worse posted so go ahead and get your teats in a wringer over this one and I’ll post it again....and again....and again.


29 posted on 12/02/2011 6:43:01 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Quix

...Limbaugh’s OK. Well informed, great staff. Bottom line is good ratings, ads and the money. Entertainmentand some info all rapped up in a Giant Fevered EIGO.


30 posted on 12/02/2011 7:29:59 AM PST by gargoyle (...Amendments 1 and 2, a well informed public and a well regulated militia...)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
...I’ve seen a whole lot worse posted

...You got that right, It's hard to know what the standards are for posting, they change so damn much.

...I've never resorted to using the abuse button, some folks are just rrreal sensitive and insecure, they jump at the chance to get someone banned. I have an [ignore] button on my screen, works just fine.

31 posted on 12/02/2011 7:47:08 AM PST by gargoyle (...Amendments 1 and 2, a well informed public and a well regulated militia...)
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To: gargoyle
Simple...too many Pu%%ies floating around. NOW is NOT the time to entertain pu%%ies.
32 posted on 12/02/2011 8:02:46 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"My guess is that they will somehow cobble it all together for another 12 months then we are likely to see it all unravel. Just keep buying food."

Well said. Our US Government is not storing nearly as much extra food as it did during the Cold War (Civil Defense, gone).


33 posted on 12/02/2011 11:47:15 AM PST by familyop ("Don't worry, they'll row for a month before they figure out I'm fakin' it." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: Quix
Thanks for the ping. Here's a cross reference.

Some good stuff here.

And here is something big.

God in Christ has been getting me ready financially - that is, getting out of debt, quitting expensive habits, learning to live with less - and spiritually - deep core cleansings and new insights from His Grand Book.

I wish you well.

34 posted on 12/02/2011 12:53:32 PM PST by .30Carbine
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To: familyop

“Well said. Our US Government is not storing nearly as much extra food as it did during the Cold War (Civil Defense, gone”

True and its not being stored for John Q. Public. Its for continuity of govt. We will all be on our own in a large scale disaster or collapse.


35 posted on 12/02/2011 1:53:55 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: .30Carbine

INDEED. AMEN! AMEN!

God’s best to you and yours as well Dear Sister in Christ.


36 posted on 12/02/2011 6:59:24 PM PST by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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