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Top Economic Advisers Forecast World War
Zero hedge ^

Posted on 11/19/2012 7:40:24 AM PST by Perdogg

Kyle Bass writes:

Trillions of dollars of debts will be restructured and millions of financially prudent savers will lose large percentages of their real purchasing power at exactly the wrong time in their lives. Again, the world will not end, but the social fabric of the profligate nations will be stretched and in some cases torn. Sadly, looking back through economic history, all too often war is the manifestation of simple economic entropy played to its logical conclusion. We believe that war is an inevitable consequence of the current global economic situation.

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1 posted on 11/19/2012 7:40:29 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Monday Morning buzzkill.


2 posted on 11/19/2012 7:41:17 AM PST by sarasota
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To: Perdogg

Just like the last two global economic collapses.


3 posted on 11/19/2012 7:41:17 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Perdogg

Somebody asked me what comes after a Trillion. I said “world war III”.


4 posted on 11/19/2012 7:44:03 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Perdogg

Fun Fact: Adjusted for inflation $5T USD is the amount of money spent by FedGov™ during ALL of WWII.


5 posted on 11/19/2012 7:45:57 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Perdogg

Bravo Sierra. The last 2 WWs had nothing to do w debt restructuring. It was all about - I suggest you read up on Muslim politics and nazism.


6 posted on 11/19/2012 7:46:58 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: DownInFlames

You may want to study up on the Weimer Republic and the concept of “Hyperinflation” before you dismiss the idea out of hand. There were precursors to the Nazi’s gaining power in 1933 after its leadership got done with prison stretches 8 years before that. You should also do some studying on the Great Depression; it was not just an american phenomenon.

As for WWI, in 1914 a lot of the europeans were feeling the ill effects of measures such as income taxes, central banking, universal medical care, and other features of the welfare state that we partially adopted in 1913 (and that screwed us 25 years later) and that the europeans had went all in on in the 1880’s...


7 posted on 11/19/2012 7:55:48 AM PST by L,TOWM (No one in the US is free of the spirit of entitlement)
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To: Perdogg

Hmmm...

How does an economically weak, overwhelmingly militarily powerful nation deal with it’s economic problems.

Always.

(But not this time, oh no, we’re special LOL!)


8 posted on 11/19/2012 7:56:32 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: DownInFlames
All economic signs are pointing toward a future where people will have to learn to take what they need in order to survive, or join with those who can while the opposite side will be preparing ourselves to make and grow what we need and be able to protect it from others.


9 posted on 11/19/2012 8:01:31 AM PST by Baynative
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To: DownInFlames

The next war is not that different. We have a marxomuslim in our white house seeking to remove America from the global stage.
Net result? Peace and stability are removed. Everyone then jockeys for position. Then, Iraq takes it nuclear pushing islam on the world, and voila!

Obama will precipitate global suffering like the world has NEVER seen. UN paralleled. Millions upon million will die unnecessarily through direct impact, then there is secondary suffering with no care....then the looting and raiding,,, and then who ever is left over will starve.

Death and suffering like the world has never seen....and possibly never see again....

“Thank” you Barack Hussein Mohammet Bin-Ghazi Obama


10 posted on 11/19/2012 8:03:23 AM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Perdogg

11 posted on 11/19/2012 8:06:22 AM PST by PGR88
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To: rawcatslyentist

Yep, I’ve been saying this for four years at least.

There is no way to fix the fiscal Armageddon. Economic problems of that magnitude always result in war.

As you noted.


12 posted on 11/19/2012 8:07:05 AM 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

wars are very expensive


13 posted on 11/19/2012 8:07:46 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Perdogg

Why is Obama in Asia?.


14 posted on 11/19/2012 8:09:25 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: DownInFlames
Bravo Sierra. The last 2 WWs had nothing to do w debt restructuring. It was all about - I suggest you read up on Muslim politics and nazism.

The rise of the Nazi Party had EVERYTHING to do with the economic effects of the war reparations debts that the WWI allies imposed on Germany.

15 posted on 11/19/2012 8:09:42 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: GeronL

It’s all about distracting the masses from the economic disasters and refocusing their attention.

It buys time but yes, increases debt.


16 posted on 11/19/2012 8:11:04 AM 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: PGR88

goood Gawd.....what is it goood for? absolutely nothing say it again!


17 posted on 11/19/2012 8:11:12 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: sarasota

Bunch a pissed off people now that our leaders have taxed and spent our futures into the toilet.


18 posted on 11/19/2012 8:11:12 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: Perdogg

Had that on a 45 at one time (yikes)


19 posted on 11/19/2012 8:12:21 AM 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: sarasota

“Monday Morning buzzkill.”

Majorly.


20 posted on 11/19/2012 8:12:29 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Perdogg

Scapegoating (as in blaming the GOP and Bush for the economic c,ollapse) may not lead to WWIII but instead to a civil war which is just as scary. While Americans fight each other, other countries will be sharpening their swords and aiming their guns at us.


21 posted on 11/19/2012 8:13:10 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Perdogg

11/17/12

“We’re heading for economic dictatorship”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9684778/Were-heading-for-economic-dictatorship.html


22 posted on 11/19/2012 8:19:25 AM PST by 444Flyer
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To: Perdogg

I expect it to start on December 21st. That’s when the Miyans said it would come.


23 posted on 11/19/2012 8:22:50 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (The Click-&-Paste Media exists & works in Utopia, riding unicorns & sniffing pixy dust.)
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To: Perdogg

We are already in a World War. Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria. Lots of distance between those countries. And I’m not even counting the countries were messing around in quietly. How would that “Draft” thing play out in America now? And, by the way, in order to be fair, we would need to draft our young women now. Think of the young people, male and female, that you know. Do you see them walking proudly to the induction centers? Can you imagine the ACLU meltdowns when the Drill Sergeants start screaming at inner city girls to run faster?


24 posted on 11/19/2012 8:37:06 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Perdogg

I would be donning the tinfoil had right about now, except the last time I heard such a prediction it was on a radio talk show, and 9-11 happened about sixty days later.


25 posted on 11/19/2012 8:52:08 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: PapaBear3625

And WWI had as much to do with British mercantilism and colonialism as it did with anything else. They deeply resented German efforts to business around the world. One example, prewar, the Germans were planning a rail line to Baghdad. The British saw this as a trade threat and moved to stop it.
This kind of competition was rising worldwide at that time and the British hated it
Making the world safe for democracy is a joke. The average British soldier had no right to vote unless he owned property. The average soldier German had possessed the right to vote for over 30 years. One of the main British allies was Russia. At that time Russia was basically the last of the pure Monarchies of Europe. People in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Trans-Jordan, etc would all be very surprised to find that England was trying to establish any sort of democracy, much less anything like the American version.

It clearly wasn’t a war to make the world safe for democracy. It was motivated by baser interests.

And the Allies ignored American beliefs and pushed crushing reparations on Germany and as the Allies divided up German possessions in the Pacific, they made a deliberately insulting point of giving none of the spoils to our WWI ally,,, Japan.
The stage was now set for a world war.
Yes, WWI was economic, and WWII was caused by WWI.


26 posted on 11/19/2012 9:02:47 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: himno hero
>"“Thank” you Barack Hussein Mohammet Bin-Ghazi Obama"

Thank You Satan 1:50sec

27 posted on 11/19/2012 9:08:41 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Perdogg

It is more then just the collapse of the worlds economies that eventually causes world wars. It is also the rise of statism that tends to follow the economic collapse. Stronger central governments always increase the possibilities of war between states. It is when central governments are weak, that the world tends to be at peace. In other words, it takes a big government to have a big war.


28 posted on 11/19/2012 9:09:12 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: blueunicorn6

“And, by the way, in order to be fair, we would need to draft our young women now”

Funny you mention that. In the post Vietnam era, the last ruling on the draft goes there. Some enterprising boy was suing because it wasn’t equal protection that boys had to register, and girls didn’t.

The court said it was constitutional that women were not required to register, because they were prohibited by law from combat roles. Thats it, the sole reason.
All these Paula Broadwells, the Tailhook women, the Jessica Lynchs, all the women our military all stylishly deployed into combat zones mostly succeeded in laying the groundwork for femaes inclusion in the next draft.

That may be fine to some, but it’s simply a fact that there are lots of American daughters who are not good infantry material. (i remember when that was a compliment)


29 posted on 11/19/2012 9:10:56 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Vaduz

“Why is Obama in Asia?”...

Why is Obama anywhere?


30 posted on 11/19/2012 9:15:34 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Perdogg

There is already a World War going on. Islam vs civilization.


31 posted on 11/19/2012 9:17:16 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: F15Eagle

I predicted this the first time Obama was (s)elected.

Russia wants their Empire back.

China wants Taiwan.

India and Pakistan want to nuke each other.

A number of nations are ready for civil war.

Al Quaeda is stronger and more widespread than ever.

I am surprised it has taken this long, but the Israel/Gaza conflict is lighting of the fuse.


32 posted on 11/19/2012 9:38:23 AM PST by darth
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To: Perdogg

Get ready, it’s coming.


33 posted on 11/19/2012 9:44:43 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: DesertRhino
And WWI had as much to do with British mercantilism and colonialism as it did with anything else. They deeply resented German efforts to business around the world. One example, prewar, the Germans were planning a rail line to Baghdad. The British saw this as a trade threat and moved to stop it.

Which also led to the -punative in intent- imposition of marking goods "Made in Germany". Well, that backfired. (My great-grandfather was lead engineer on that Baghdad railway, btw.)

34 posted on 11/19/2012 11:39:21 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: DesertRhino

^^^ punative s/b punitive.


35 posted on 11/19/2012 12:00:41 PM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

When he’s out of the country he’s always up to no good,it may take about a week to show up.


36 posted on 11/19/2012 12:27:43 PM PST by Vaduz
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