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The 'it can't happen here' syndrome (planned economic collapse of USA)
WND ^ | Arpil 5, 2013 | Patrice Lewis

Posted on 04/06/2013 9:19:48 PM PDT by Perseverando

Exclusive: Patrice Lewis tries to warn distracted Americans of looming economic crash

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When we hear the mainstream media assuring us in soothing, condescending tones that we’re in an economic “recovery” – despite all evidence to the contrary – we want desperately to believe them. We don’t want anything to disrupt our ordinary, comfortable lives. We genuinely believe that if we cling to our normal way of life and habitual methods of doing things – despite overwhelming proof that something dangerous is looming – then everything will be OK. It can’t happen here.

But the situation in Cyprus is potentially international in scope. North Korea is doing some serious saber-rattling. America’s debt is so out of control that an economic crash is a statistical certainty. Sweeping anti-gun legislation is being enacted in various states even as we speak. As Ayn Rand so memorably put it, “You can ignore reality, but you can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.”

Right now life is still pretty good in America. Grocery stores are well-stocked, restaurants are busy, movie theaters are full. Some people know that perhaps they should think about putting some of their retirement savings into tangibles or buying up some ammo, but what’s the hurry? The government won’t seize our assets or take away the Second Amendment. It can’t happen here.

But underneath our feet there is a low-grade ominous rumbling, something perceptive people detected many years ago. All is NOT right in America and in many other places in the world. Something bad IS heading our way. People need to prepare – physically, financially and spiritually.

Canada Free Press (which is not afraid to print in-your-face stuff about America) published a fascinating article on how the U.S. government has an agenda to kill the dollar. “The ultimate objective

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: cyprus; denial; dollar; economy; normalcybias; uscrisis
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1 posted on 04/06/2013 9:19:48 PM PDT by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Can’t happen here no way no how period.


2 posted on 04/06/2013 9:33:50 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Agreed. Too big to fail! </sarc>


3 posted on 04/06/2013 9:35:56 PM PDT by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control is it? It's really about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Perseverando

“When we hear the mainstream media assuring us in soothing, condescending tones that we’re in an economic “recovery” – despite all evidence to the contrary – we want desperately to believe them.”
Eaxctly the same thing happened during the Great Depression. (From “The Great Crash 1929” by John Kenneth Galbraith, copyright 1954)
The mainstream media kept assuring Americans that “the bottom is here, no way to go but up” and “recovery is here”. This continued for years as the Depression deepened.


4 posted on 04/06/2013 9:36:02 PM PDT by STYRO (War sucks. Living in slavery sucks even worse.)
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To: Perseverando

I’ll just put all my money if the credit union that will fix them!


5 posted on 04/06/2013 9:37:56 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Perseverando

Agreed. Too big to fail! </sarc>


The bigger they are, the harder they fall.


6 posted on 04/06/2013 9:45:19 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: STYRO

The mainstream media would never lie to us!


7 posted on 04/06/2013 9:50:54 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: STYRO

And the Democrats kept playing “Happy days are here again” while all the socialist crap was being implemented.


8 posted on 04/06/2013 9:56:18 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Kartographer

I just learned the other day, cotton balls saturated in petroleum jelly make a good tinder for fire-starting. I store mine in a small (empty) jar of chest rub.
For when we’re sitting around eating beef jerky soaking in Top Ramen and thanking the Inner Parties for our new, wonderful lives.
That stuff’s better hot. No charge.


9 posted on 04/06/2013 10:18:46 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: tumblindice

A lot of preppers use dryer lint and candle wax


10 posted on 04/06/2013 10:20:35 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Perseverando

50% of the public believes that it can’t happen here simply because it hasn’t happened YET.

We actually surrounded by retards every day.


11 posted on 04/06/2013 10:26:19 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Wanderer99

50% of the public believes that it can’t happen here simply because it hasn’t happened YET.

We actually surrounded by retards every day.


The ignorance and complacency of most Americans is beyond scary.

They’re going to get a rude education.


12 posted on 04/06/2013 10:29:32 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Kartographer

That’s what we did as Boy Scouts. Fill up paper egg cartons w/ lint and then pour wax. Easy to divide and one was sufficient for a fire.


13 posted on 04/06/2013 10:31:56 PM PDT by Kaosinla (The More the Plans Fail. The More the Planners Plan.)
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To: Perseverando

This is excellent.


14 posted on 04/06/2013 10:46:43 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Perseverando

I read an article the other day that seemed to indicate were looking at anther massive crash due to the fact that current market explosion is an artificial product of the Federal reserves inflationary policy. In other-words investors are in the unenviable position of either investing money in the market and hoping for a return or watching it melt away due to devaluation.

While there are many good economic prospects in theses united States the fact remains we are in an international market with an enormous disadvantage in the cost of labor, taxes, and regulations.


15 posted on 04/06/2013 10:59:30 PM PDT by Monorprise (`)
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To: laplata

you mean while they implemented all this socialist crap.


16 posted on 04/06/2013 11:02:21 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Kartographer

...and egg cartons! We used that in Girl Scouts to make fire starters. ; )


17 posted on 04/06/2013 11:04:42 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: laplata
The ignorance and complacency of most Americans is beyond scary. They’re going to get a rude education.

It will be natural selection in action. Idiot against idiot until none remain. The rest of us will survive because we know what to expect.
18 posted on 04/06/2013 11:17:29 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Secret Agent Man

During the Depression while FDR was implementing all his programs, “Happy days are here again” was a popular, feel good, tune.


19 posted on 04/06/2013 11:18:05 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Wanderer99; laplata; All

I remember a time on FR when newbies such as you, posting bs... would have been drummed out by viking kitties here on FR.


20 posted on 04/06/2013 11:21:44 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: antceecee

What are you talking about?


21 posted on 04/06/2013 11:25:15 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Wanderer99

It will be natural selection in action. Idiot against idiot until none remain. The rest of us will survive because we know what to expect.


Exactly. We’ll be better prepared.


22 posted on 04/07/2013 12:11:28 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Perseverando
A very accurate article in it's assessment as to WHY no one seems to be concerned with all the "tell-tale" signs being observed.

As the Boy Scouts taught me many, many years ago, "BE PREPARED."

23 posted on 04/07/2013 12:13:57 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Perseverando

Any Marxist worth his salt - and, let’s face it, Obama is a hardcore Marxist - knows that you cannot usher in the revolution without massive social unrest.


24 posted on 04/07/2013 12:35:26 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: antceecee
I remember a time on FR when newbies such as you, posting bs... would have been drummed out by viking kitties here on FR.

Have a super-de-duper fantastic day, little dumpling!
25 posted on 04/07/2013 1:11:46 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Wanderer99

Gosh...you still have people insisting free trade still works....because the liberal businesses geek from the liberal university says it does......even though the EU has failed, NAFTA has failed, and Communist China’s economy is crapping out. Stupidity is all around


26 posted on 04/07/2013 1:27:55 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: antceecee; Wanderer99; laplata

WTH is that supposed to mean?

I don’t see how it’s “BS” unless you live in a land filled with fairies and unicorns.

If you don’t think BAD crap is going to happen, and in the process the government is going to literally impoverish the nation and probably attempt to clamp a boot heel down on its neck too, you are either completely blind to what’s going on or totally in denial.


27 posted on 04/07/2013 1:37:45 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Perseverando

From Keynes' "The Economic Consequences of the Peace":

Lenin is said to have declared that the best way to destroy the capitalist system was to debauch the currency.

By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. By this method they not only confiscate, but they confiscate arbitrarily; and, while the process impoverishes many, it actually enriches some. The sight of this arbitrary rearrangement of riches strikes not only at security, but at confidence in the equity of the existing distribution of wealth. Those to whom the system brings windfalls, beyond their deserts and even beyond their expectations or desires, become 'profiteers,' who are the object of the hatred of the bourgeoisie, whom the inflationism has impoverished, not less than of the proletariat.

As the inflation proceeds and the real value of the currency fluctuates wildly from month to month, all permanent relations between debtors and creditors, which form the ultimate foundation of capitalism, become so utterly disordered as to be almost meaningless; and the process of wealth-getting degenerates into a gamble and a lottery.

Lenin was certainly right.
There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.

Can you say QE?
What do you think happens when you have $2.5Trillion in income, but budget $3.75Trillion and have $100Trillion in debt, pay $2.5Trillion in interest on that debt and must pay $2.5Trillion for entitlements.

28 posted on 04/07/2013 1:44:16 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Axenolith

WTH is that supposed to mean?

I don’t see how it’s “BS” unless you live in a land filled with fairies and unicorns.

If you don’t think BAD crap is going to happen, and in the process the government is going to literally impoverish the nation and probably attempt to clamp a boot heel down on its neck too, you are either completely blind to what’s going on or totally in denial.


You’d better read our posts before you pop off with this stupidity.

I know what’s happening and say the very same as you just said.

You just made a complete ass out of yourself.

You’re unbelievably arrogant and rude..


29 posted on 04/07/2013 2:12:11 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Perseverando

bfl


30 posted on 04/07/2013 5:47:15 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: Kartographer

Fritos corn chips are excellent for tender. Lotsa oil in them, they burn slowly, like a candle.


31 posted on 04/07/2013 6:14:57 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Perseverando

Do you think there were survivalists in Russia and China before they went socialist? How did that work out for them? If you want your opponent to lose, fragment his forces and have some of them completely retreat. And yes, they will infiltrate people into the opposition to fragment them and try to convince them that all is lost.


32 posted on 04/07/2013 6:20:01 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: antceecee

?? - noob


33 posted on 04/07/2013 6:27:27 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Perseverando

Turn around the outsourcing of American jobs now.

People need to work.

America needs money.

Both of those things are heading the wrong way. America is dissolving in front of our very eyes.

BUILD IT BACK. Stop sending US factories to China.


34 posted on 04/07/2013 6:30:26 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Jack Hammer

Funny you should say that.

They are in the process of creating the “Trifecta” of civil unrest. Whites, Blacks an Illegals.

Zippo is personally ginning up civil unrest with Whites, we read about it here everyday.

Holder has now started a campaign to gin up civil unrest with Blacks by claiming Black are spending too much time in prison for the crimes they have committed. This was first attempted in 2004 when they wanted to compare Abu Grauab (SP?) prison to the “Plight of the Black Man in Americas prisons.

CPUSA has started a campaign to gin up civil unrest with illegals telling them to take to the streets.

Start the civil unrest this summer and the closer you get to 2014 and Obamacare kicking in the worse the economy will get.

On top of that this business with the Norks is starting to look more and more like a Hollywood script for “Cuban Missile Crisis II”. Just like with the CMC, plans are in place to evacuate major cities if necessary because the Chicoms might get into it.

All the big city riff raff will then be dumped on small town America.


35 posted on 04/07/2013 6:41:44 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
“Stop sending US factories to China.”
Sounds good. How are you going to do that?
I’m not trying to sound like a smart-alec or to start a fight - I’m as concerned and frustrated as anyone else. It’s just that I constantly see the same tired name calling and simplistic solutions being shouted out.
So, for the sake of argument, why do you suppose more and more factories are closing in the U.S. and moving operations to foreign countries?
36 posted on 04/07/2013 7:25:47 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: bitterohiogunclinger

Frankly because they can.

Factories can be shipped lock stock and barrel to another country, yet keep selling stuff in America as if nothing has happened.

This has been going on now for more than 20 years.

Wake up. No other country allows its factories to flee.

Make it here. Or sell it elsewhere.

Stop allowing unlimited imports.

(my .02)


37 posted on 04/07/2013 7:28:56 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Perseverando
Deliberate?  Can't imagine what could make them think that.

"Oops"
 
 
Fox, Mr. Charles E. Fox -- please trot to the nearest rainbow-RINO courtesy phone.
 

38 posted on 04/07/2013 7:34:43 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Frankly Franklin -- because they can.
 
 
 
"Ohhhhho say can you seee...."
 
Eyes Wide Shut

"8-1984 - Lawrence King [Homosexual and alleged Pedophile] throws a lavish party in Dallas, Texas, after singing the National Anthem at the Republican National GOP Convention."

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&tbo=d&sclient=psy-ab&q=Lawrence+king+singing+pedophile+franklin&oq=Lawrence+king+singing+pedophile+franklin

 

http://www.franklincase.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11&Itemid=9


39 posted on 04/07/2013 7:36:41 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: antceecee

I remember a time on FR when newbies such as you, posting bs... would have been drummed out by viking kitties here on FR.


Hey, why don’t YOU go for it, smartie.

You’d better read posts before you spout your rude and arrogant tripe.

Who do you think you are...........
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40 posted on 04/07/2013 10:09:53 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Wanderer99
We actually surrounded by retards every day.

So true.

What is more disconcerting to me is the continuing decline of morality. Among my co-workers, I see minor transgressions all the time: falsification of data, padding of time cards, etc. While these are relatively minor sins, they reveal a willingness to step over the line. It makes me wonder what other lines they are willing to step over.

41 posted on 04/07/2013 10:37:07 AM PDT by matt1234
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To: laplata

The LIVs do not want to hear bad news. They want to be happy, party like a rockstar, and get 200k$ jobs right outta college. The Rats fill this need, and the scarey part—it works so well. If Odumbo can party and enjoy life in these times, it’s a calming signal to the LIVs that they can, too. I know way too many of these fools.


42 posted on 04/07/2013 11:48:46 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: laplata

Ignore these fools. We seem to be seeing a few of these trolls popping in simply to stir things up.


43 posted on 04/07/2013 11:53:53 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: SgtHooper

I think you nailed it pretty well. They are so out of touch and haven’t a clue as to what’s going on in the real world.

They’re in for a shock.


44 posted on 04/07/2013 11:56:23 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: SgtHooper

I agree. Foolishness and arrogance like that is unwarrented and uncalled for.

Thanks.


45 posted on 04/07/2013 11:59:15 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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46 posted on 04/07/2013 4:17:49 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Axenolith

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47 posted on 04/07/2013 4:18:20 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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48 posted on 04/07/2013 11:17:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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49 posted on 04/08/2013 11:30:10 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: laplata

Liberals viscerally HATE preppers.

And I got a glimpse into why. They have a sort of eschatology in which “all are made equal” when the capitalist economy collapses. “Then we’ll all be in the same boat” is the exact phrase that I’ve heard repeatedly.

Preppers are messing that “utopia” all up by refusing to starve and suffer.


50 posted on 04/08/2013 11:34:28 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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