Weekend Show – Sat 4 Apr, 2015

Building an Economic Lifeboat

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  • Segment 5: Cory, Chris and Richard Postma, AKA Doc, talk about the energy markets, in light of the Iran deal framework, long-term issues and the need to eventually find alternatives to fossil fuels.
  • Segment 6: Cory, Doc and Chris are back, this segment talking about gold. The consensus is short-term cautious, longer-term bullish.
  • Segment 7-8: Chris wraps up the weekend show with an interview of one of his heroes, Paul Glover, of www.paulglover.org. In a wide-ranging discussion, they talk about Glover’s founding of the Ithaca HOURS community currency and how it’s been used as a springboard for many other community-centered efforts in health care, food, investments, and a LOT more!

 


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Comments:
  1. On April 4, 2015 at 2:08 am,
    Vortex says:

    Chris, Cory and Doc,

    You guys have been first class, A+, big-time pinch hitters filling in for Big Al and taking a leadership role.

    Nothing but respect and appreciation for your superb efforts.

    Thanks guys.

    V

    • On April 4, 2015 at 2:47 am,
      Birdman says:

      Agree 100% Vortex. These guys have been great. All the respect in the world for how they pulled it all together to keep the show online. That’s what friends are for! I am really enjoying Chris’s long interviews too…….12 to 15 minutes each. We are not used to that here but its nice when he get deep into the conversation.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 5:05 am,
        Vortex says:

        Bird, I’m simply amazed at the dedication and stamina that the guys bring forth each and every day of the week.

        Its a monumental personal investment for each of them, and a testament of the respect each of them must have towards each other and what being a true friend really means.

        These acts know no monetary value because they reside outside that venue.

        The acts of keeping big Al’s site running smoothly in a difficult time are bigger than money itself.

        I refer to it as the sweet spot of friendship which can be counted on one hand.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 5:14 am,
          Birdman says:

          Beautiful words Vortex. How could we not love this gang.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 5:23 am,
          Silverbug Dave says:

          Great comments guys. It is true solidarity and it does show the great ethos of the Korelin Economics Report, which has always been evident but now comes to the fore.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:42 am,
            Big Al says:

            It is not just about Korelin, it is about the whole gang! A group of not only great friends to me, but just great people!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:42 am,
          Big Al says:

          Sor true, V!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 11:41 am,
        Big Al says:

        Nothing like having great friends, is there Bird?

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:46 am,
          Birdman says:

          Absolutely Al… Great to see you are back! My father had many strokes. I really understand how difficult it can be and I am amazed your recovery has been so swift. Hang in there.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 4:13 am,
      Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

      Well said V – they are acting like a true band of brothers.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 5:08 am,
        Vortex says:

        Andrew,

        Those are very profound words and fits the true nature of this site to a “T”.

        Respectfully (Rev)

        V

      • On April 4, 2015 at 11:43 am,
        Big Al says:

        Thank you very much Reverend. Remember we are all one family and that includes not just those of us on this end!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 11:40 am,
      Big Al says:

      Yes, they certainly have been V!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 11:50 am,
      Shad says:

      Agree Vortex. Everyone has done a great job. Thanks for calling in remotely from your honeymoon Cory, and Chris – Awesome Job!

      Chris – I was also appreciative for the segment on Kivalliq Energy, and the Uranium space. This is one of the biggest plays I see in the next 2-3 years, and while the sector has been decimated since 2011, I believe things bottomed at the end of last year and are basing for a dramatic increase.

      The fundamentals for Uranium are extremely bullish mid term, and were before the Fukushima accident, but (as usual) people Over-Reacted. The Japanese are set to start their reactors this year, and that will help, but even so, the market perceptions are greatly divorced from the reality.

      The reality is that nobody cares if Germany disbands its nuclear program as they are small potatoes, and while Japan is important, it pales in comparison to US, French, Russian, Chinese, Indian, South Korean supply needs. There is also substantial rising interest in the middle East and developing South Asia. Russia and China and the US are helping developing countries build large reactors, and that supply has to come from somewhere.

      At the low prices (far below the cost of production for any open pit or underground mining) and just above costs for Insitu-mining.

      We’ll see the price take a sudden jump in late 2015 and in early 2016. Most of the long term supply contracts (that end in 2016) are around $52-$60 and this is the only reason companies have plugged ahead during these tough times. With the exception of Uranium Energy Corp, the remainder of companies are selling their product at far above spot prices (like Cameco, Areva, Paladin, Uranium One, Energy Fuels, Uranerz, Ur-Energy, and Denison).

      The other thing is that the Uranium supply that was flooding the markets from the Megatons to Megawatts project of disarming US and Russian warheads concluded in 2013/with spillover into 2014. Lasty, Japan sold most of its Uranium to China to raise money to purchase coal, oil, and gas to power their country the last few years, so they’ll need to restock many of their stockpiles once they throw the switch and turn those back on.

      China is building 29 reactors at present with 70 more scheduled, planned, or getting permitted. Just that alone is more than Japan & Germany combined, and doesn’t take into account the reactors they already have in place, or are building for other countries.

      It appears that Uranium will likely lead the commodity and energy space as the first horse out of the gate this year. I have been building good positions over the last year in Uranium miners/producers, and the surviving quality explorers.

      Kivalliq has been on my watch list for some time, and I was just on their website early this week catching up their new press releases. It was very cool to have them on the weekend show!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:31 pm,
        Shad says:

        BTW – Great Segment on Energy with Cory, Chris, and Doc. I liked the overview of how the space is changing and agree with all 3 of you that moving forward, Nuclear, Solar, Wind, and Nat Gas will only grow in importance, and oil and coal will diminish. I still think oil has 2 good decades left though as we are still in the changes from fossil fuels to greener electricity and Lithium batteries.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:35 pm,
          Shad says:

          The battery industry will only grow more globally for cars, phones, computers, appliances, tow motors, and backup power. Lithium and Graphite will have a very slow bull market over the next 5 years, against the disbelief from those that saw those bubbles pop in 2010-2012. There is a legitimate need for more battery power and there are a few good projects that survived the carnage and fallout in those spaces that should do well.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm,
            Chartster says:

            Shad,
            Excellent insights! Thanks

      • On April 5, 2015 at 12:34 pm,
        CFS says:

        I have a serious problem with Kivalliq.

        I distrust ANY management that can potentially dilute shareholders by giving millions of options to management.
        In my book that stinks.
        I know Big Al will say that’s merely incentivisation, and recently the options expired worthless.
        But my trust in management was destroyed.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm,
          Big Al says:

          Did I say that in this case?

      • On April 5, 2015 at 12:39 pm,
        CFS says:

        Latest 10 SEDI filings (by transaction date) for KIV within the last 6 months [?]
        Amended Filing Amended Filing
        As of 11:59pm ET April 4th, 2015

        Filing
        Date Transaction
        Date Insider Name Ownership
        Type Securities Nature of transaction # or value acquired or disposed of Price

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Kirkham, Garth Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -825,000

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Malone, James Patrick Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -800,000

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Singh, Jonathan Nayan Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -500,000

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Robins, John Edward Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -950,000

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Paterson, James R. Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -900,000
        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Ward, Jeffrey Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -1,115,000

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Dawson, James Martin Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -800,000

        Jan 6/15 Dec 31/14 Berry, Andrew David Direct Ownership Options 52 – Expiration of options -1,250,000

  2. On April 4, 2015 at 4:22 am,
    A Listener says:

    And well said to you too, Mr Bird.

  3. On April 4, 2015 at 4:47 am,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    Re Seg 4 Some Christian fundamentalists along with some Zio-Christians in Israel will be growing increasingly schizophremic. Deposed President Ahmadinejad was understood to be the Twelth Mahdi of Islam namely the ‘False Prophet’, and thus the precursor of the Antichrist!. Now with the U.S. getting to be all buddies with Iran, there’s going to be yet more confusion among the end timers.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 11:45 am,
      Big Al says:

      Yes, there certainly will Revererned.

    • On April 6, 2015 at 3:33 am,
      Steven says:

      Gentlemen it is more likely that the Beast is Bibi Natanyahu and the False Prophet is the the false minister of God and false president Barack Hussein Obama. From a religious, political, moral, economic and military stand point is there better candidates for the demonic duo?

  4. On April 4, 2015 at 4:53 am,
    RICHARD-DOC says:

    Thanks, guys, a lot. I’ve known Cory, Al, and Chris for some time now and I know Al gets insinuations thrown at him periodically by people that don’t know him well and he handles that with class. I’ll say it once again. I’ve met very few people like Al in my life who truly cares about others before himself. Plus he has integrity and is always attempting to do the right thing. And Cory is a young guy that is responsible, straight forward and loyal. Chris is one of the smartest guys I’ve met as it relates to so many subject matters and for him to step up when Al had to step aside was something to behold. I’ve been blessed to have fallen into another situation in life where I’ve met people like this and the impact they’ve had on my life. I might add, i look forward to every day to be able to be a part of this program and the many people that contribute their thoughts and wisdom. It’s been a great time of my life.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 5:04 am,
      A Listener says:

      Nice Doctor Postma. Let’s everyone be friendly and respectful today with our thoughts about Al at the top of our minds.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 5:15 am,
        Temple says:

        I’ll second that!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 6:06 am,
          Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

          As do I.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:31 am,
          Shad says:

          I’ll second that as well Doc. Very nice and accurate words of our friends Al, Cory, and Chris. You guys all do a great job and we appreciate all the insights and hard work.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:48 am,
          Big Al says:

          You are a great man, Mr. T!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 11:47 am,
        Big Al says:

        Thank you “A Listener”. Please remember that it is not just about me.

        Thanks is not to say that I do not truly appreciate all of your wonderful thoughts.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 5:18 am,
      Vortex says:

      Doc,

      I’m so appreciative of your involvement and hard work in this energy intensive endeavor day in and day out.

      Life is too short, I hope we all can find some common ground to make this website better than its ever been before.

      Respectfully

      V

      • On April 4, 2015 at 5:40 am,
        Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

        Absolutely right V _ A peaceful and happy Easter to one and all, A

        • On April 4, 2015 at 5:44 am,
          Vortex says:

          All the best to you my friend.

          V

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:55 am,
          Big Al says:

          And to you, Reverend.

          We are going to skip Mass this year because I am kind of not up for the crowds. (Comprised of those Catholics who go to Mass twice a year.)

          Kathy and I are going to start a new tradition which is going out for Easter Pizza.

          Because of our intentions, we don’t believe that we are being sacrilegious.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 11:52 am,
        Big Al says:

        You are truly a good person, Vortex!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 11:46 am,
      Big Al says:

      And, we are definitely blessed to have you with us, Doc!

  5. On April 4, 2015 at 5:16 am,
    CFS says:

    Re: Segment 4:
    The Iranian nuclear deal represents the most disgusting betrayal of the U.S. by an ego maniacal despot determined to establish a supposed “peaceful” legacy. In this mistaken belief, the Emperor of the USA trades the stability of the Middle East, if not the whole world, for a brief moment of declared peace legacy.
    Not even Neville Chamberlin would have acted with such stupidity, mis-evaluation and lack of foresight.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 11:57 am,
      Big Al says:

      Truly an interesting opinion, Professor.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 1:11 pm,
      Bob Moriarty says:

      Iran has no nuclear weapons program.

      Israel does have a nuclear weapons program.

      Why don’t we discuss real issues and ignore the imaginary Boogie Men?

      The alternative to a peace deal with Iran is WW III. The betrayal of the US is by those traitors who want to tank the agreement. That includes the Congressmen who sent the letter to Iran saying they were against the deal before they even knew what the deal was.

      There is one belligerent power in the Middle East and the US acts as their attack dog. I’m tired of hearing that we need to send more money and more of the blood of our children to further the territorial aims of a meaningless tiny group of madmen.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 2:36 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        You’re right, Bob.

        The reason we don’t discuss real issues is because our rulers in the District of Criminals are bought and paid for and one of the entities that has them bought is AIPAC and other Israilie related lobbies.

        Also, most Mercans (as Bushie calls ’em) are brain washed sheeple who believe any propaganda their rulers and the lamestream media tell them and the sheeple scare very easily. But by reading certain posters in this blog and other places I’m sure you already know all that.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 3:27 pm,
        bb says:

        Cant agree more Bob and Ebolan

        • On April 4, 2015 at 4:36 pm,
          Ebolan says:

          But who are we to question…last time I did I was asked, “Don’t you realize this is the United States of Israel?” Just ask the crew of the USS Liberty.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 4:35 pm,
        Gator says:

        Bob Moriarity..Here we go again….just got my blood pressure under control from your last post and now you manage to ruin it again…..

    • On April 4, 2015 at 4:33 pm,
      Gator says:

      CFS….he has been doing this since election…no reason to think he will change..only hope the country will survive another 18 months of this despicable president…..

  6. On April 4, 2015 at 5:21 am,
    Silverbug Dave says:

    Re: Segment 6: Interesting comments from Doc. I like the consistency of his analysis.
    It has held $1200, 800 GB Pounds and 1100 (not 1000 but 1100) Euros at the close of this week.
    the gold in US dollars chart is still struggling but in Euros the chart has moved into a higher trading range and the Feb/March lows of 2015 have been above all of the 2014 trading range. That surely must have some importance because the Eurozone is still big, even if it is in ongoing crisis.
    With my optimistic hat on, I would call this bottoming process similar to the 1999-2001 period, with the accompanying US dollar strength and possible stock market blowout. In that case, gold bottomed before the dollar topped.
    We are now nearly two full years into this new bottoming process in gold as of early April 2015. The gold crash was on the 12th and 15th of April 2013.
    I still wonder about what can happen on the next gold rally. I think the dollar has to be back on its way down before there can be a substantial rally in gold and it might till take some time for that to happen. However, in Euro terms, one might argue that a bull market in gold has resumed.

  7. On April 4, 2015 at 6:04 am,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    CFS You speak of Obama being an ego-maniacal despot, but what of those neo-cons in the U.S. and Israel who are simply itching to have a go at Iran? Whilst I would agree that the U.S. response seems truly bizarre – one moment treating Iran like a mortal foe only to embrace her the next. But Iran is no more evil that Israel when it comes to most of their citizens just wanting to get on with their lives while waging war with nobody. Just as there are those who say Iran has nuclear weapons there are as many who say she doesn’t, and speaking of which Israel continues to harbour at least 400 nuclear warheads.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 7:42 am,
      Chartster says:

      Rev,
      You make a good point. The peace treaty is among many nations. It’s just the first part that we all can see to disable nations from starting more wars.
      Pay close attention to the people in congress that are against to Iran nuclear deal, they are the ones that work for the military industrial complex and the cabal.
      ( traitors )

      • On April 4, 2015 at 7:46 am,
        Chartster says:

        Anyone against a peaceful solution regarding Iran has an agenda that Will Not benefit You!
        Or they are just dumb asses.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 8:10 am,
          Silverdollar says:

          Thanks for your sensible comments on Iran. If one listens to only Fox News and the Neo Cons (chicken hawks) we should be slinging bombs again, only bigger ones. You always have to remember, WAR is money and good for much of America’s corporations. To hell with the consequences! Well, if they succeed, we’ll all be sitting down to a big table laden with consequences, and they won’t be pleasant.
          Keep up the fight for sensible and human solutions! SD

          • On April 4, 2015 at 8:32 am,
            Chartster says:

            Agreed SD, we need to oust the psychopaths out of congress. It’s becoming quite clear who they are!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 10:06 am,
          CFS says:

          Except the UN inspectors themselves admit they have not had full access for inspection of all of Iran’s nuclear activities since 2006.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 1:17 pm,
            Bob Moriarty says:

            The UN inspectors have had zero access to inspect Israel’s nuclear weapons program ever.

            If you truly think there is only one side to the issue, reach into your pocket and pull out a coin with only one side and post a picture of it so we can see something with only one side.

            Take off the blinders, Israel is not the victim and never has been.

            Why does Israel have nuclear weapons?
            Why does Israel have ICBMs with nuclear tips?
            Why does Israel have submarines with nuclear missiles?
            Why did a Israeli newspaper post an OPED suggesting that Israel not only nuke Iran but nuke German for good measure?
            Why do mobs in Israel bay “Death to the Arabs”?

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:13 pm,
            Birdman says:

            Great questions Bob!

            So answer them one by one……WHY?

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:21 pm,
            Bob Moriarty says:

            Birdman:

            It was answered in the Yinon Plan and the Project for a New Jewish Century. Israel intends to steal and dominate all the land between the Nile and the Euphrates. It’s not my plan, it’s theirs.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:19 am,
          CFS says:

          I don’t normally rise to the bait, but:

          If a treaty is a stupid treaty, then opposition to such a treaty is intelligent.

          Explain this Chartster:
          Why is Iran building ICBMs?
          An ICBM, interContinental Ballistic Missile, is not built to deliver a conventional explosive payload. It’s too expensive for that. It is intended to use a nuclear payload.
          Ar people dumb asses to wish to not see Iran have the capability of nuclear attack against essentially an country in the world?
          They already have missiles that can strike Israel, so one MUST question why they are building ICBMs.
          Don’t be an ostrich.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:45 am,
            Chartster says:

            Maybe they are building them to force a peace agreement?
            And they don’t have them, they say they are building them.
            Either way, the deal is done now. Guess we just have to accept peace, eh?

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:49 pm,
            Bob Moriarty says:

            CFS:

            This is for you.

            Israel’s propagandists shoot themselves in the foot as they shoot off their mouths
            By Greg Felton | September 30, 2009

            If you have ever visited a blog or on-line discussion group on the Middle East you have doubtless had the misfortune to run into them.

            They are known by the language they use: depraved sexual insults, bile, bigotry, threats, disinformation and character assassination. That’s right: I’m talking about “hasbarats,” Zionist trolls who infect the Internet with hasbara, pro-Israel propaganda. Of course, mainstream media hasbarats have been around for decades, as have “hasbaratchiks,” fifth-columns in foreign governments who subvert national policies to serve Israel. The Internet, though, is the latest, some might say the greatest, propaganda playground, and Israel cannot cope with factual, passionate, well-documented stories that expose its war crimes and unrepentant criminality.

            If you’ve come across a hasbarat, on-line or otherwise, you have learned that no amount of reasoned argument or intellectual maturity has any effect. That’s because hasbarats don’t care if they come across as ignorant, obnoxious, nasty or inane. All that matters for them is sabotaging criticism of Israel and support for Muslims. They’re like anti-intellectual stink bombs: designed to cause maximum discomfort but have little if any real power.

            https://alethonews.wordpress.com/2013/08/24/israels-propagandists-shoot-themselves-in-the-foot-as-they-shoot-off-their-mouths/

            If you think the treaty is stupid, why don’t you explain why instead of hurling insults? Are you a Hasbarat on a mission of disinformation? It sounds like it.

            There is no such thing as a good war or a bad peace.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:27 am,
          CFS says:
    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:01 am,
      CFS says:

      The difference is that Iran has never signed an agreement they did not break.

      e.g. secretly having a nuclear program for 17 years.
      Why do you think the Saudis and the Emirates are scared of Iran?

      Ask how long it will be before Iran controls Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan.

      Do you think “Death to America is an idle threat? At present, maybe, but in future?

      • On April 4, 2015 at 10:37 am,
        Chartster says:

        CFS,
        The nuclear deal disables Iran to do anything. The global community is watching them. Don’t believe the propaganda spun from the main stream news and some of the traitors in our government.
        Iran is actually fighting ISIS. And who is funding ISIS? Uh, yeah!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:23 am,
          CFS says:

          The problem is that the treaty does little to stop Iran developing nuclear capability. It is completely lacking in teeth.
          Don’t believe a multiply proven liar like the president.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:29 am,
            CFS says:

            The president tells the truth?

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg9m1F8B2_c

          • On April 4, 2015 at 12:05 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Great comment backed up by audio on the link!

          • On April 4, 2015 at 12:39 pm,
            Chartster says:

            CFS,
            The agreement absolutely stop Iran from have any significant war capablilaties. The agreement also snipped some caballs.
            Like I said, pay attention to the congressmen who fight it the hardest, as ” they ” are the cabal!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:03 pm,
          Big Al says:

          And that, Chartster, is an interesting point!

          • On April 5, 2015 at 8:10 pm,
            CFS says:

            The problem is, I don’t believe Chartster read the agreement or the tweet from Iran’s Foreign minister or the official statement that came out from Iran.
            It is difficult to negate ignorance with logic.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:51 pm,
          CFS says:

          You need to read what the foreign minister of Iran said about the treat, Chartster.

          The reason Iran will sign any treaty, even if they intend to ignore it, is to have sanctions lifted and sell oil.

          Iran yielded NOTHING in the treaty. the US moved the goalposts again and again until they think they have a treaty.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 1:52 pm,
            Chartster says:

            I saw what he said. I also saw what the US, Russia and China said.
            And I’ll also take a peace deal over bombing innocent people.
            If Iran screws up, they will pay. Not worried about it.

            There’s a lot more to the deal than you realize, CFS.
            it has everything to do with free trade agreements that have been negotiated for many months now. The nuke deal was a big step to starting a new financial structure.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:02 pm,
        Big Al says:

        You cannot dispute the fact that many Muslims (and I stress to say that I don’t believe that all Muslims fall into this category) do feel this way.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 1:21 pm,
        Bob Moriarty says:

        You made that up.

        The irrational hate coming from you is remarkable. If you dare recall, the Iran Contra affair was about Israel supplying arms to Iran. Somehow between then and now, all of a sudden Israel of the 200-400 nuclear weapons is terrified of a country with no nuclear weapons program.

        Think Yinon Plan and you will understand just what the real issue is.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 8:20 pm,
          CFS says:

          I consider the relative size of Israel and Iran. I realize that probably just 2 nukes could kill most Israelis.
          As for the so-called Yinon Plan, that was in a different time, over 35 years ago, when Israel was having problems with Lebanon.
          A plan made under different circumstances by different leaders and not, to my knowledge ever acted upon.
          For that matter the reporter, Yinon, had much less credibilty than Snowden and failed to back up his accusation with documentation….if my memory is accurate, which after this time, it may not be.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 4:38 pm,
        Gator says:

        CFS,,thank you for presenting facts and a stable logical statement..something that Bob M cannot do….

        • On April 4, 2015 at 5:20 pm,
          Bob Moriarty says:

          Gator:

          Would these be the facts from CFS you are talking about?

          Iran yielded NOTHING in the treaty. the US moved the goalposts again and again until they think they have a treaty.

          That statement is utter BS. Iran did yield and what you and the rest of the trolls ignore is that Iran has a legal right to a nuclear program. They are in accordance with international law, Israel ignores international law and has threatened to use nuclear weapons as late as a week ago, detonated one in 1979 and tried to sell them to South Africa. The Yinon Plan calls for Israel to dominate the Middle East by attacking all of their neighbors and they have used the US as their attack dog to attack 7 countries since 2001. If we took an honest poll of everyone on the board right now and people were required to tell the truth, we would learn that you and CFS haven’t even read the framework of the agreement. I’d guess Birdman has read it, he’s not stupid even if he is biases and misguided but there isn’t a chance in hell you ever looked at the facts. If you did, it would be the very first time.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 8:24 pm,
            CFS says:

            You may not have read my Friday’s posts, but I was the one who posted the then known basis of the treaty and Iran’s response.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 8:26 pm,
            CFS says:

            My problem is very simply that the UN security council is toothless to enforce inspections, given the veto powers of Russia or China, no matter what Obama says.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 11:58 am,
      Big Al says:

      Great point, Reverend!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:40 pm,
      Jim says:

      Yeah Rev,the synagogues are full of people shouting ‘Death to Iran’.
      Israel is a democracy where you can say things that would have you locked up in cell in Iran with little hope of getting out.
      Iran is an intolerant religious dictatorship-as is much of the Arab world.
      I can sleep soundly with the children of the holocaust having 400 nuclear warheads-but not Iran,the House of Saud,Egypt,Tunisia or any of the rest of them.
      Inevitably Israel will have to deal with Iran’s nuclear ambitions unilaterally- by doing what should have been done 5 years ago-it will no doubt be labelled a pariah by all ‘decent’ opinion,but what option does it have?

      • On April 4, 2015 at 1:24 pm,
        Bob Moriarty says:

        Israel is a democracy where half the people living in the country are in concentration camps and don’t get to vote.

        Actually Iran is a democracy where the government was voted on by all the people. Including the Jews, they love their country.

        You made up the bit about Iran’s nuclear ambitions. There is no nuclear weapons program in Iran. But you knew that.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 2:39 pm,
          Chartster says:

          Bob,
          It’s good to see you in here.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 7:05 pm,
            John K says:

            I’ll second that Chartster!

          • On April 5, 2015 at 1:57 am,
            Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

            Ditto -Happy Easter Bob M!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 4:40 pm,
          Gator says:

          Bob M…what the heck are you smoking…..time for a reality check….

          • On April 4, 2015 at 5:25 pm,
            Bob Moriarty says:

            What is your objection, the fact, not opinion, the fact that the Iranian Jews are not discriminated against and they love their country? And by the way, unlike the Palestinians, the Jews get to vote in Iran. Israel is a democracy only for Jews.

            If you have your knickers in a twist over Iran having the “capability” of making a weapon one day, I’d like the point out that you have the “capability” of being a pedophile but that doesn’t mean you have the intent. If you passed logic 101, you understand that capability is meaningless without intent.

            You do, however, have the intention of being a troll.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 6:41 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Both him and Bird are in the same class.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 3:38 pm,
        bb says:

        Jim, “iran is intolerant”?
        Isnt their 2nd religion by population Bahai? (sp)
        Don’t they have Jews and Christians living there?

        Even if they did build a nuke, what would happen to them if they used it?
        1 to Israel and Iran would have hundreds of them falling on them and that’s only from Israel.
        I just don’t see them being suicidal. Against their religion I think.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 5:07 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        All right boys, time to get back to work.

        After all, even though Israel is an afluent and very small country (both in land mass and population) it gets by far more money stolen from Americans…er…sorry…taxes…er sorry foreign aid than any other country in the world. $8.5 million every day and that’s the direct military aid that we know about. Factor in indirect and non-military and it is even more.

        SO GET BACK TO WORK, TAX SERFS. SOMEONE HAS TO PAY FOR ALL THIS AND THAT SOMEONE IS YOU!!! REMEMBER, YOU ARE OWNED BY YOUR GOVERNMENT MASTERS AND YOU ARE NO MORE THAN TAX LIVESTOCK.

        You will pay every cent that your rulers demand and if you don’t men with guns will come to put you in a cage with violent offenders and if you resist you will be killed.

        After all this is ” The Land of the free, home of the brave…” and all that garbage….

        So get back to work and earn more for your government masters. And remember, April 15 is fast approaching so get that 1040 all nice and shiney the way your rulers like it!

        And never forget “Freedumb is on the march…..,” as Bush the Lesser declared during his reign.

  8. On April 4, 2015 at 6:49 am,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    For further perspective on this listen to SGT Report 15 mins in.

    http://sgtreport.com/

    • On April 4, 2015 at 5:26 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      This man tells the truth…

      As for our elected “representatives”, the Republicans and Democrats, Gerald says, “They’re murderers and thieves. They murder millions of people in the name of bringing ‘freedom and democracy’ to a country near you, and steal our money in the name of too big to fail bailouts, loan guarantees, special tax breaks and other dirty deals…

  9. On April 4, 2015 at 8:38 am,
    Bob UK says:

    So, any views on how the markets will move next week? Or do we just wait, suck it and see?

    • On April 4, 2015 at 9:49 am,
      Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

      Suck it and see Bob. unless of course Greece really does do a grexit.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 10:03 am,
        Birdman says:

        Did you see yesterday’s story from Ambrose Evans Pritchard, Andrew? Greece has now drawn up a battle plan to return to the Drachma and may default on its IMF loan which comes due on the 9th of April.

        Not so coincidentally to the timing is that the ECB Governing Council meets on April 15th to make a decision on whether to extend Emergency Assistance (ELA) to Greek Banks. These dates are key in my view.

        As you will recall, the Titanic sank on April 15th 1912 so that is its 103rd anniversary date. I hardly doubt the symbolism and now expect the worst as Greece looks certain to default strategically rather than risk its remaining funds while the Troika holds out awaiting reforms that are entirely incompatible with the Syriza party platform and promises to its electorate.

        But what does this mean? Is it Democracy itself that is under attack given Greece is the birthplace of our modern democratic ideals? Or is there more to it than that? Should Greece sink there will be casualties. As usual, there are not enough lifeboats for all the passengers and perhaps this will symbolize the beginning of the end of the Euro experiment itself.

        The unsinkable ship…the one that was so strong it could never go down. Man your stations!

        Greece draws up drachma plans, prepares to miss IMF payment — The Telegraph
        http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11513341/Greece-draws-up-drachma-plans-prepares-to-miss-IMF-payment.html

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:20 pm,
          Big Al says:

          I just read the article, thanks for the source Bird.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:25 pm,
          Ebolan says:

          It seemed inevitable that Greece would go back to the Drachma regardless of what our rulers wanted.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 10:16 am,
        Birdman says:

        And the blood moon is today…..beware!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 11:38 am,
        CFS says:

        A little Humour for you Rev.

        (Apology for the f-word)

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:39 am,
          CFS says:
          • On April 4, 2015 at 12:24 pm,
            Big Al says:

            What exactly is Weekly Wipe?

            Does it originate in the UK and is it fairly mainstream?

          • On April 4, 2015 at 12:57 pm,
            CFS says:

            It originates in London and, I believe, Cambridge…..a kind of continuation of David Frost’s “that was the week that was.”
            sometimes funny, more often thought-provoking commentary, George Carlin style.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:07 pm,
      Big Al says:

      I have been “out of the game” for a little over two weeks, Bob UK, but I am back in now and will have an opinion shortly.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:23 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        Good to see you posting again.

        How is your diet? What are they having you eat? Have they put you on some sort of exercise regime yet?

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:26 pm,
          Big Al says:

          Kind of, the doc said to start my walking program again and to start at two miles and work back up to my normal five.

          Regarding diet, I was kind of told to not drink alcohol.

          Regarding everything else, to use common sense.

          Funny thing, I haven’t had a drink in over two weeks and have a huge craving for pizza.

          It will be interesting to see how the “booze situation” works out.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 2:38 pm,
            Ebolan says:

            Dang, that’s just scary.

            I mean a person in good health who walks 5 MILES A DAY, eats right and drinks moderately winds up having a stroke? How does that happen?

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:58 pm,
        CFS says:

        Great to have you back, Big One.

  10. On April 4, 2015 at 9:11 am,
    HEAVYHITTER says:

    ■■■■■■■■■■■■ BIRD, ..YOU ARE A COMPULSIVE LIAR AND A FRAUD. ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■

    MOST RECENTLY LAST FEW DAYS.

    Regarding gold mining and all the above supplies of gold.

    The truth is there is not enough gold to cover all the reckless
    amounts of money in digital form through toxic government
    bond buying with funny money that doesn’t exist.

    With regard to mining gold there is very little impact to the
    environment and we need gold to counter the corrupt politicians
    in the conquest to wrongfully steal from the masses by design.

    Briefly speaking because I’m not here to invest all my time to
    counter your…FRAUD. I want to expose you. Hopefully others
    will acknowledge my efforts and speak out. Some have but you
    are over running the site. A blogger on steroids ? Literally running
    everyone over unless they comply with your philosophy.

    Regarding God. The Old Testament you claim to know so well. If
    you know it so well God will not tolerate a world or nation in rejection
    to him and leave him out of our daily lives you advocate doing. We
    can’t ignore God without total destruction coming to the world or
    a nation. The Old Testament is very clear on this.

    AND EVERYONE, …WHY DO YOU THINK WE HAVE SUCH TURMOIL.

    We are living in a God rejecting or a high desire to ignore God ..World.

    Expect very catastrophic events in the near and long term.

    Sorry Bird, but you can’t continue in these fraudulent activities
    without my voice to counter measure it. Especially being accused
    of things I’m not doing. I had one word God in a very long posting
    and was accused I should leave God out 2 days ago.

    The worlds going into convulsions because we leave God out.

    Its only begun. Expect a world holocaust in the months ahead.

    STOP BASHING GOD !!!!!!! STOP !!!!!!! PLEASE…..THANK YOU…

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:29 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Heavy,

      I do agree with our comments about God.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 1:11 pm,
        Bob UK says:

        Do you think it is possible that God has forgotten that he is God and is currently sat on the upper deck of a No. 37 bus to Clacton wondering why someone doesn’t do something about all the wrongs in the world?

        • On April 4, 2015 at 1:38 pm,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Really its a very bad idea to argue with God.

          After all none of us would have gravity or
          the air we breath if God didn’t provide it.

          Or we can ignore the truth, just try living on
          the moon.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm,
            Bob UK says:

            I have been arguing with God all my life – still awaiting a reply 🙂

        • On April 4, 2015 at 2:16 pm,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Pick up the bible. It’s all there but its still human
          nature to question God. Lots of things we don’t
          understand but we must remember our foolish
          ways of man are not Gods ways.

          emoaf.com …its all about learning and investing
          time. Its no different than anything else.

          Above might help. Need to seek God to know
          him and his ways.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 2:27 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Sorry correction. . emoaf.org

    • On April 4, 2015 at 3:45 pm,
      bb says:

      HH

      “The truth is there is not enough gold to cover all the reckless
      amounts of money in digital form through toxic government
      bond buying with funny money that doesn’t exist”

      Your misguided on this one HH, there is enough gold, its not the amount of gold, its the price or valuation of the gold that matters.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 6:41 pm,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        bb, correct on the evaluation aspect but
        if we were to render mining activities to
        a much lesser production of the metal
        that would greatly impact the prices that
        much higher when this scam the central
        planners are conspiring containiing or
        capping the price. The purpose of my
        post was to point out Birds judgment
        is misplaced by trusting politicians with
        our monetary system and wealth.

        Not really an exercise in making the discoveries
        you suggest but point well taken.

        Great comment… ★

        • On April 4, 2015 at 8:21 pm,
          bb says:

          HH, the system(s) whether we talk of capitalism, socialism democracy or communism
          are entirely corrupted.

          I don’t see it making any difference what we use as a unit of account, gold or digits.

          I think we need a new system, whatever that is. But part of repairing would be to rid ourselves of the ruling psychopaths, until we figure out a way to deal with that, it wont matter what we use as money or what system of government we have.

          I could be totally wrong of course, its just what I think.

          And I have absolutely no idea how to get rid of them.
          Other than a first step is to recognise the situation.
          That in itself might be insurmountable.

          I agree with Bird tho when he says we have no need for more gold.
          A Politian would not agree,as it creates employment and they want the votes.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 8:57 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            bb…lots of truth in your words. Quite frankly, I agree with much
            of your commentary although we do need to expose dishonest
            behavoir in our monetary system. Gold has been doing that job
            for thousands of years. Roman Empire and many nations through
            out history prove this practice the politicians use of dishonest
            behavior is still on going today. I completely disagree with Birds
            warped philosophy and to trust politicians is a foolish policy or
            position to take. In fact, corruption is much worse than anytime
            in history.

            Again, excellent comments and points well taken..bb ★ : )

          • On April 5, 2015 at 8:52 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            One major concern bb…we have definitely entered
            a new paradigm and few..few realize this is a highly
            perilous time.

            The corruption and lawlessness is so severe I don’t believe
            gold is going to help anyone from all the pain this world is
            going to deliver to all of us.

            They must have plans to completely discredit holding the metals
            in The West. Its the boogie man enemy of the state. Obviously !

            Anyway, world war is coming as a result of a lot of matters including
            a NWO. CONTROL OF ALL OUR LIVES. All our freedoms are now at stake.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 9:04 am,
            Big Al says:

            I am not quite as pessimistic, Heavy. I have to believe in the ultimate good of God’s creations. Happy Easter.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:27 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Thanks Big AL,

            HAPPY BLESSED EASTER.

            Also, nothing more I would like to do is to see some silver lining
            ahead unfortunately per all my commentaries I just don’t see it.

            We must maintain ourselves regardless, be of good cheer and
            think eternal at the same time if we believe in Gods Holy Word.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:30 am,
            Big Al says:

            To me it is all about personal attitude.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 12:09 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Rightfully so Big AL.

            Thats why I mentioned ” Good Cheer”.

            Personal attitude goes a long distance
            in respecting Gods Word as well. Just
            between you and me. Not pitching this
            to any non believers here.

            Anyway, we see perilous events and Gods
            Word matches the news perfectly.

            “Personal attitude”, we must face the reality
            of the world we live and accept the perils
            that exist. God told us what’s coming and
            to ignore it would be of a poor attitude.

  11. On April 4, 2015 at 9:57 am,
    Ebolan says:

    I’m not bullish on nuclear. I think the world economy is going to slow down.

    And the global elite want fewer people on this planet using less energy.

    Heck, in Colliefornia (as Ahnode calls it) they won’t even let us have plastic grocery bags and if you want a paper bag you have to pay 10 cents plus tax each. You won’t see a new nuclear plant in Colliefornia ever.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Same in Bellingham, Washington Eddie!

  12. On April 4, 2015 at 10:01 am,
    Bill says:

    I will see you at Christmas HEAVEY. Predicting an appocolyps is like trying to predict the direction of gold. Sitting around waiting is waisteing good life time that can be enjoyed.
    As for mining gold the amount of energy and pollution in these locations is very high. The capital system works for the most part accept where greed is involved or governments that have the power to overspend. I remember may so called pros like Rob McEwen talking about gold being way higher years ago. Go take a look at his stock. I dumped about $250,000 of it at $5 and never looked back. Gold promoters and gold bugs get caught up in the lies and the ripoffs while one could have been making a killing on Tech and Bio the last few years. There’s a world out there and gold folk have the gold blinders on. I find it hilarious how stupid this is. This is Not all pointed at you HEAVEY.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:14 am,
      HEAVYHITTER says:

      Bill, you need to believe what ever you want. However, the
      truth in my words above is already coming to pass.

      The world is in very poor shape financially and much pain
      is coming.

      People want to believe they can ignore God they are finding
      out even now that its causing the world pain but they refuse
      the truth.

      Refuse the truth, refuse God and things are going to be really
      catastrophic. Its just begun.

      Thanks for the comments but the truth hurts and most would
      rather believe the worlds lies. Like money printing.

      ALL OF IT IS GOING TO END VERY….VERY BADLY !!!!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 10:54 am,
        Bill says:

        There have been doomsday scinarios since for centuries. There will be finacial events but you have to think about who it’s going to be bad for. I travel all over BC and WA state and things are filing along. Bilding is brisk. I’ve booked $300,000 so far in my tiny cell communications company. My buddy just bought a house in Vancouver for $900k and you could not replace it for that. Numbers can fool people as over time debts will be absorbed. The only thing that could derail the debt and economy is an interest rate shock which I don’t see happening. I run a business that services a mult billion dollar telecom firm and nobody cares about this. I’ve been listening to the same dooms day crap for 15years. We could go another 15 befor another event. Meanwhile back at the potatoe farm all is well.
        China has more dry powder than anyone thinks and this is a large engine. The U.S. has issues but there’s a lot of bright spots when you don’t dwell on the negative. Peace out man

        • On April 4, 2015 at 11:11 am,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          You just are not getting it Bill. Believe what you want. OK.

          Its your path to destruction not mine. Gods not going to
          put up with a God rejecting world.

          THE EVIDENCE AND PROOF IS ALL AROUND US.

          The truth must enrage you Bill. Thats the truth.

          YOU ARE ENRAGED BY THE TRUTH..

        • On April 4, 2015 at 12:37 pm,
          Big Al says:

          Dwelling on the negative is definitely a loosing proposition, Bill.

          I learned that a very long time ago.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 12:39 pm,
            Big Al says:

            I have to add that I believe that you and Heavy are talking about two very different things. He is discussing non-secular issues and you are discussing secular issues.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 10:24 am,
            Bill says:

            You said is Al!!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:35 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Well of course, Heavy, eventually it will all end very badly!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:34 pm,
      Big Al says:

      I agree with much of what you say, Bill.

      Thanks for the comment!

  13. On April 4, 2015 at 10:06 am,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    Really can’t disagree with a word of what you write HH. As I’ve said before Birdman is Al’s Achilles heel since he f….s with everyone’s head on this site. Nor can we go on endlessly appeasing someone who is such a total Jekyll & Hyde. Keeping the peace only goes so far just like those who cry peace, peace where there is none.
    Jesus at this very time in our Christian calendar was surrounded by 12 disciples sort of wanting to keep the peace. Some of them fell asleep, with another denying him and lastly there was the outright betrayal by Judas.
    So for those who don’t like the religious element to any posts here, well you do well to bear in mind that many of the contributors on this site ARE Christian, and that the Christian message is absolutely central to fighting so much of the sheer wickedness we see all about us.

    As for those of you who understand may you have a peaceful and joyful Easter, and yes THE LORD IS RISEN. HE IS RISEN INDEED!! Andrew

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:14 am,
      A Listener says:

      Please just stop. Enough already.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 10:16 am,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        To…A listener…..please note.

        We ” do not take orders from you ” .

        Thank you !!!!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 10:57 am,
          Bill says:

          This is not a religious column. I’m more buddist than anything.
          This is an investment / political blog. Many many wars are over religion so that’s where your beliefs should stay at home.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:07 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Good for you Bill. We are not religious here.

            God despises religious requirements and
            rituals.

            If I mention God in one of my posts I do not
            expect to be viciously harrassed and abused.

            If you are a Buddha believer thats your business.

            I’m a God believer and thats my business.

            If God..one word is in my post I will not tolerate
            anyone’s abuse.

            YOU UNDERSTAND ME..BILL.

            NOT TOLERATING YOUR HARRASSMENT….GET THAT STRAIGHT. .

            BEFORE ITS TOO LATE…your agendas don’t amuse me.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:31 am,
            Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

            Bill I hold Buddhists in high regard! Best, A

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:43 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            God doesn’t. There shall be no other Gods
            before me as I am the true and living God
            of The Holy Bible ..God says..

            Idol worship fits into this buddah religious
            cult. Even if they claim buddah is not God.

            High peril of eternal damnation involved
            with this religious belief…buddah.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 11:53 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            In buddah religious practices do not recognize
            Jesus or God. Majority of the time.

            This is the unforgivable sin rejecting Our Lord
            God. Eternal damnation forever and ever.

            You deny him, he must deny you. He can’t deny
            himself.

            Its eternal check mate . Cast into outer darkness.

            FOREVER !!!!!

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:59 pm,
            bb says:

            Bill, Buddhist eh?
            I really enjoy the Dhammapada and the teachings of Buddha, very peaceful.
            As far as “truth” is concerned, I see the Buddhist “path” as being the closest to “truth”.
            Totally consistent with what Jesus talked about if anyone is unaware.

            Altho, I still have more to inform myself about, Hindu, Sikh for example.
            The Sikh “lights” have me intrigued.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 6:17 am,
        Jay says:

        A listener and bill, can’t agree more. Though Al and Co are Christian should have nothing whatsoever to do with programming and info on the show PERIOD.
        Not for economic inquiry / investigation, not even for moral / ethical investigation or commentary!
        Moral / ethical discussions are certainly great but in no way shape or form does Christianity have any sort of monopoly on what is morally correct.
        Do I need to make points about how comical but sad I believe it is for grown adults to go on about jesus (a completely fictional character invented by man for the purpose of fear and control)? No, because I know believers have no wish to question their fundamental beliefs as such. If an individual is reasonable re morals / ethics, there is no need to waste time arguing about these things. The religious extreme on this site constantly bring up Christ (which the majority of us don’t want or need to hear about). Please respect that as we are trying to have rational discourse here in regards to some great information Al and Co as well as listeners bring forth!

        • On April 5, 2015 at 8:16 am,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Sorry Jay the discussion was and message regarding postings.
          “because the other day in a very long post I mentioned one time
          “God” out of more than 200 words or so. Very long post regardless.”

          Jay, I was harrassed and very rudely abused being ordered never
          to do that again.

          Jay, that’s unacceptable. If the name Jesus or God is in a post this
          forum of fellow posters should not be vicious to treat others in a
          abusive manner.

          In all my commentary I will continue to post what I feel is important
          and maybe add some humor as well.

          Jesus or God in my postings as well if I feel its relevant or deemed
          something I should include at my discretion.

          Please note : I will also use inactive forums that no one is using
          communicating much more in deeper discussions regarding God
          and many other matters.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 9:27 am,
            Big Al says:

            Heavy,

            I don’t beli anyone worth considering does not want you to refer to God.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:26 am,
            Birdman says:

            God is just fine Al….. It is the manipulations that are wearing some people down.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:43 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            If God is just fine then stop the insults and harassments.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 12:41 pm,
            Birdman says:

            God is fine.

            Heavyhitter is a religious manipulator and a Troll.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 1:31 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Calling everyone here just about a troll. ..Bird.

            Manipulator ?? I recall, you calling Andrew the
            same when Big AL disciplined you long ago.
            With your foul language and calling people
            an arse.

            OK….Tough Guy …the Bird who can’t seem
            to EVER…fly straight for more than several
            days.

            You spend so much time here that thats the
            very first sign of Troll behavior.

            HA…its quite evident in your insults on the
            board and controlling everything that is said
            and done.

            Gold mining should be stopped !!! Who do you
            think you are.

            I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE. ..its not good.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 4:13 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Last comment of this type Heavy. Okay with you?

          • On April 5, 2015 at 5:08 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Tell Bird to stop name calling and making accusations.

            You never say anything. Look at his post.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 9:37 am,
          Big Al says:

          If people choose to discuss religious issues, that is okay with us. Nobody has said that everyone has to believe it or even read it.

          I agree, Jay, that Christianity does not have a monopoly on goodness by the way.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 10:54 am,
            Birdman says:

            Wake me up when we get to the discussion part and the “shoving it down peoples throats” part ends.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 3:01 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            One of your bad behavioral habits…pushing and shoving
            gold bear perma analysis. ..forcefully. .straight down

            ALL OUR THROATS… Nice Bird !!!!

            Close down all the mines. lol

          • On April 5, 2015 at 3:56 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Sorry, I don’ understand your comment. I am pushing nothing down anyone’s throat.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 5:32 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Referring to Bird.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 10:17 pm,
            Birdman says:

            I was not referring to you Al.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 10:55 am,
          Gator says:

          Jay..well said…I’m sure many agree….

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:25 am,
            Birdman says:

            Thank Jay.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:35 am,
            bb says:

            I agree of course.
            I don’t mind discussion on varied topics, but I think we merely need to keep in mind that investing is the priority of ALs site.

            I see nothing wrong with calling someones opinion “hair brained”, personal attacks are a different issue.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:39 am,
            Big Al says:

            Fair enough, B

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:22 am,
      HEAVYHITTER says:

      Peace and Blessing to you Reverend Andrew …HAPPY EASTER..to everyone too

      Great words of eternal wisdom Reverend Andrew. Thank you !!!!

      May The Lord keep our eyes open to know the truth.

      And to stand against those who do not want to acknowledge
      the truth.

      Gods Word will stand and God never changes.

      GOD BLESS EVERYONE !!!!

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:44 pm,
        Big Al says:

        You should all read the last few pages of the Daily Lama’s book about happiness. If I remember it correctly it says it all for everyone. Christians and everyone!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:40 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Good bless you, Andrew.

      The Christian element is just fine!

  14. On April 4, 2015 at 10:06 am,
    Bill says:

    Adendum. Energy Consuption and Polution creation is ridiculous.
    Typing on my iPhone in my hot tub in this small field is tough.
    Buy a bloody olive farm and then you can have some cash flow some protection from inflation or deflation (food never goes down) and then you can hand it down to your kids. Because wages never keep up they will end up much more wealthy than their working stiff peers.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:59 am,
      HEAVYHITTER says:

      Very true Bill.

      Still, we should not compromise our whole life for
      seeking wealth. Those that do are unpleasantly
      surprised. I have known a lot of wealthy tyrants
      and today they are very miserable people. They
      age very fast and all the money is not helping.
      They have to constantly keep up with all the
      responsibility of it. The

      Its a sad world Bill. Another bad habit the world
      is deeply involved in like never before the worship
      and idol of material things. One more reason
      destruction is coming. Farms are great though and
      just keep it all in perspective. MODERATION.

  15. On April 4, 2015 at 10:34 am,
    Ebolan says:

    “I’ll never see it….”

    Come on, Doc. You will be around for a good long time!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:38 am,
      RICHARD-DOC says:

      Well, Eb, if I live as long as my dad, I might have a chance.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:22 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        Heck, you’re a doctor. You can be your own patient and cure yourself. 🙂

        • On April 4, 2015 at 1:39 pm,
          RICHARD-DOC says:

          My problem is I charge myself too much.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 2:39 pm,
            Ebolan says:

            Hah! Just don’t sue yourself for malpractice! 🙂

  16. On April 4, 2015 at 11:09 am,
    Ebolan says:

    Just curious if anyone’s read Deep Green Jobs by Glover. If so what did you think?

  17. On April 4, 2015 at 11:51 am,
    agatha Gisty says:

    Hey Heavy– its perfectly clear we can choose to believe in god or not believe in god.. what matters is looking out for others ,respecting others including their faith.We are a free thinking free believing society & culture.You come across as blabber mouth.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:05 pm,
      HEAVYHITTER says:

      I understand that. But if I mention one word in my very long post the other day “God”
      I do not appreciate the critical derogatory abuse and attacks.

      You apparently don’t understand. OK….BLUBBER MOUTH !!!!

      Its quite obvious great destruction is coming to this world soon.

      Utterly and forcefully blasphemy against God by almost everyone.

      GOD HELP YOU ALL. Abominations against God.

      Yes it is…Apocalyptic. Its here !!!! Open your eyes people.

      God said in the last days most would see but fail to see.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:47 pm,
      Big Al says:

      If I am not mistaken, Agatha, that is exactly what Jesus said.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 1:10 pm,
        Birdman says:

        Jesus said Heavy is a blabber mouth? Get outa here! I KNEW it!!!!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 1:31 pm,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Bird, Jesus said, not one is good.

          That makes all of us guilty and need of a savior.

          Jesus Lord Of Lord King Of Kings ..GOD ALMIGHTY !!!

          Our Great and Holy Savior….Christ Jesus.

          EVERY KNEE SHALL BOW BEFORE HIM.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:02 pm,
            Birdman says:

            From today onward I will not respond to your comments or any comments that are hostile to me in any way, shape of form. You will hang yourself by what you write and you will do it alone. Neither will you have the privilege or enjoyment of my taking the bait by answering you anymore.

            So it’s goodbye to you, Mr HH. You can post whatever the hell you like. Just be aware of the consequences because many thousands of people read this blog daily……..not just me.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:08 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Then stop harrassing me you fickle tossed fruit salad.

            OK…Mr. Menace. and take all your orders and threats

            To the out house. Ya stinker.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:19 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            BTW..BIRD..One day you will stand before The Lord.

            And your knee will bend and bow. Gods Word on it.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 4:03 pm,
            bb says:

            “fickle tossed fruit salad”
            ya gotta admit, that’s funny.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 4:18 pm,
            franky says:

            NO WW3 ONLY MORE CONTROL FREEKS GAME’S AND EVIL NEER YOUR BRAIN THINKING ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW9lIVj_nPU

          • On April 4, 2015 at 6:59 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            bb…Bird can be a real funny guy.

            He will be so serious at one point
            and immediately no later than the
            next day he will be transform himself
            into a comedian.

            I think he missed his calling in show biz.

            HE’S JUST A REAL FUNNY GUY !!!!

  18. On April 4, 2015 at 11:55 am,
    agatha Gisty says:

    What Id be interested in knowing is why the U.S. is turning from Israel & Saudi Arabia and
    playing footsie with Iran…some devious, divisive agenda….
    comments anyone..?Chris Temple….?

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:06 pm,
      RICHARD-DOC says:

      Agatha, that’s an interesting question. I’ve been wondering the same thing. What’s in it for us since we don’t do things just because we’re “nice guys”. It could be that Iran has formed a solid relationship with Russia and China and the U.S. would like to throw a wedge in that. Of course, you have the fact Iran is going to need a lot of help modernizing their oil industry.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:50 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Your comment about Russian and China bears a lot of thought, Doc.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:14 pm,
      Birdman says:

      I think it’s a setup Agatha. War is in the cards down the road and they (Iran) will pay a very heavy price if they secretly develop the bomb outside the inspection process and review. Perhaps the heaviest price of all. Let us assume nothing and yet conclude the obvious. And maybe that country will host the ultimate war theater when the day and the time arrives. I really don’t know of course but this is an Occam’s razor moment in my view. We must look at this problem at face value and impute the fewest variables and assumptions possible. Why indeed would an American President agree to a deal that has so many pitfalls and dangers inherent in its design? There is more to this than meets the eye.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 2:24 pm,
        Temple says:

        Agreed, Birdman

        • On April 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          The face value = Armageddon.

          Finally dawning on you people. Don’t give me the spin
          this is going to be a contained conflict and America
          will be the little darling that comes out of this with
          hardly any or no damages.

          ITS COMPLETE DESTRUCTION. Prepare !!!

          You….Tamaguchi’s are never going to wake up.

          Don’t message me.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 2:59 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Take a look at the heat map on all of north Africa
            east and west its all blotted or plotted in dark red
            as to thermo nuclear war destruction.

            HA……Get out while you can.

            Mushroom clouds and 10,000 degree heat smoldering
            everything. Well, its very serious. : (

        • On April 4, 2015 at 2:54 pm,
          Birdman says:

          OK, now I am afraid. If the brightest guy in the room agrees with me on this point then it is a high probability nuclear war will break out over the skies of Tehran some time in the next few years.

          And why should we doubt that would happen?

          If Japan paid the heavy price for arrogance and a refusal to bow to a superior authority…..and then she was subsequently bombed into submission in the last war is it really that unlikely our current Middle Eastern nemesis will not see a similar fate?

          The thing is though, I don’t think we will face an existential global nuclear threat. On the contrary it is my view that a proxy war between Russian and America will take place on a battleground that is the territory of neither.

          Iran is a key player in a hot contested region and probably the country that will host the conflagration this next time around. Her arrogance and unwillingness to bend are already the seeds being planted to make that sad day a reality.

          I am sorry to say this but my prediction is that Iran will take the nuke when the next one falls on a real city in our lifetime. That will be the lesson to everyone.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 3:04 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            You forgot about Russia with Allied Forces all over their borders.

            NOPE, NUCLEAR WAR IS A HIGH PROBABILITY.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 4:11 pm,
            bb says:

            I disagree Bird, my guess is if nukes fly it will be Pakistan and India.
            Over water.
            There is an agreement between the two concerning a river they share, its not working.

            At one time I was familiar with the situation with it, but alas my demented mind losses memory of it so can not provide the scary details.

            But I do recall, it could come to a disastrous confrontation.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 6:52 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            bb…I know people in the real world who are of very
            high intellect who now come to the conclusion
            something serious is going to take place.

            Like you commented days ago even Marty is worried.

            Your on top of this crisis. .bb. We should not take it lightly
            or be complacent. Its very serious threat to mankind.

            Excellent commentary. .bb… ★

        • On April 4, 2015 at 4:59 pm,
          LPG says:

          Hope everyone is having a pleasant W-E.

          When informed and powerful people “up there” decide to do things that seem to not make sense for most of us “down here”… I suspect (a) asymmetry of information and/or that (b) we’re missing something down here.

          To get above the Rep/Dems debate (to which I am not part of as I think they all end up doing the same thing – ie taking care of themselves, and not of the average US Joe), I kindly remind ourselves that the Iran topic has been around for years. YEARS. Y-E-A-R-S.
          So no, this is not an Obama thingy. This was a G.W.B thingy before him, and nothing, nothing, n-o-t-h-i-n-g has been “done” militarily to that country for years (I’m not making a judgment and saying it’s a good thing or a bad thing: I’m just reminding ourselves of what has happened – ie in that case, nothing).

          So if nothing has happened for so many years despite all the threats, all the words and the bla bla bla by various US politicians (and their western puppies)… maybe there’s a (or several) reason(s) ???
          So back to my initial point: maybe there’s (a) asymmetry of information and/or (b) we’re missing something down here.

          Personally, if I say “I want to buy that stock, I want to buy it, I want to buy it” and I don’t do it, it means, that ultimately, I did NOT want to buy it.
          So likewise, if I have the means to punish someone and for years I keep threatening, does it mean I am serious about punishing that person ? or does it mean the opposite ? That’s an easy call I guess.

          Also, have we thought about the fact that IF the Middle-East gets “pacified” or becomes “more quiet”, that means MUCH LESS business for the US arms industry ? and also LESS JOBS at home back in the US ? Also fewer reasons for a US military presence in the region in the eyes of regional governments ? And therefore maybe “Bye-Bye the petrodollar” ?
          So, in this framework, what is the best for the arms industry and jobs back home + the foreign deployment of US troops + the US trying to keep the reserve currency of the world as long as possible: a unified and pacified Middle-East, or a region where geopolitical uncertainties are LEFT/MAINTAINED to last?

          Just asking questions… But back to my initial point again: (a) asymmetry of information and/or (b) we’re missing something down here.

          My 2 cents.

          Best to all,

          LPG

          • On April 4, 2015 at 6:55 pm,
            Chartster says:

            LPG,

            Good post and question. And yes, most are missing something. The nuclear deal with Iran sets a new standard ( and stance ) of what the US and the rest of the world are committed to. And that is Peace! However, there are struggles within government personnel that are good and evil. The evil being the ones wanting war. ( pretty easy to spot those bastards here in the states, if you know what I mean?)

            It is as you suggested the fall of the petro dollar. These bad guys just don’t want to give up the graveyard train of war. But, it’s over anyway.

            They are fighting the new financial system that is coming. They can’t stop it. My only guess why they are trying to stop it, is because they have put them selves at risk or in other words, stuck their heads in the noose!

            They are fighting what I’ve been telling you is coming. An asset based currency system. The restructuring of the whole financial system.

            If they can’t print money for war? Guess what, No More War…!!

            That’s the deal.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:34 pm,
      LFP says:

      RE: IRAN

      This conversation is getting way too sombre for my liking:
      Here’s a Heavy Megatonnage payload that will, hopefully, close out this thread (posted elsewhere already):

      http://d1w116sruyx1mf.cloudfront.net/ee-assets/gsd/funnies/150403Easter_Bunny.jpg

      —LFP 🙂

      • On April 4, 2015 at 12:55 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Thanks Lucen!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 12:48 pm,
      Big Al says:

      As Stratfor mentioned earlier this week, the US has kicked over the chess board and said “game over” we need to start a new one.

      Interesting, huh!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 3:46 pm,
      John K says:
      • On April 4, 2015 at 4:13 pm,
        John K says:

        Senator Bob Graham will tell you whats really going on here.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 3:56 pm,
      CFS says:

      Could it be the emperor is an Islamic-leaning Marxist?

      I don’t believe the “US” is turning from Israel and Saudi; just the prez and his minions.

  19. On April 4, 2015 at 12:02 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Allied Nevada shareholders are getting closer to an Equity Committee to take on the prepackaged chapter 11 orderves, ANV management & bonholders were trying to serve themselves.

    U.S. Department of Justice
    Office of the United States Trustee
    District of Delaware
    844 King Street, Suite 2207 (302) 573-6491
    Wilmington, DE 19801 fax (302) 573-6497
    April 3, 2015
    To: Equity Security Holders of Allied Nevada Gold Corp., et al.
    RE: Official Committee of Equity Security Holders – Allied Nevada Gold Corp.
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware – Case No. 15-10503 (MFW) (Jointly Administered)
    Dear Equity Security Holder:

    http://tinyurl.com/k9utj3x

  20. On April 4, 2015 at 12:35 pm,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    At last I can understand what’s meant by QE!!

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/P5_Msrdg3Hk

  21. On April 4, 2015 at 1:42 pm,
    Chartster says:

    Al, it’s great to see you up and around!!
    Be well

    • On April 4, 2015 at 2:18 pm,
      J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

      ditto…………

      • On April 4, 2015 at 9:54 pm,
        Big Al says:

        And, of course, many thanks to you Jerry!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 4:17 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Many thanks, Chartster.
      Al

  22. On April 4, 2015 at 2:04 pm,
    J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

    HOW TO BEAT INTERNET TROLLs……….zerohedge today……

    • On April 4, 2015 at 2:17 pm,
      J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

      DETECTING TROLLS………no. 2 on the list……….MISQUOTE THE BIBLE.,…just saying.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 2:36 pm,
        Birdman says:

        Lets put up that link Jerry so everyone can read it and decide for themselves what is happening here. We are informed now and we are aware. You are doing a perfect number 9 on that list almost every single day lately.

        Maybe you think for some reason that because you have been coming to this site for 3670 days that you are indispensable and you are a great asset to the Korelin Report.

        You are wrong.

        You ARE indeed dispensable since you yourself have become the Troll after all these long years in attendance. I am advocating for a thorough cleanup of this site and that may even include you being evicted. Good riddance! Make way for the new people as gold eventually moves higher and God Bless the old posters who have outlived their time on this site and turned totally negative during golds long decline.

        Enough is enough already. If you cannot be positive then be gone.

        The bullshit and trollish comments have got to end. So are you going to be a part of the problem or a part of the solution, friend? Right now you look very vulnerable to me. Your posts, like those of the other Trolls speak for themselves.

        How to Beat Internet Trolls – Zerohedge April 4 2015
        http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-04-04/how-beat-internet-trolls

        • On April 4, 2015 at 2:56 pm,
          Matthew says:

          You’re right, enough is enough. Are you f-ing kidding when you say “If you can’t be positive then be gone?”

          Were you being POSITIVE when you responded to my simple opinion?

          On April 3, 2015 at 11:12 am,
          Matthew says:

          This jobs number changes nothing, in my opinion. I’ll stick with my view that stocks will not crash but will enter a new cyclical bear market (within the ongoing secular bear). Martin’s melt-up scenario is not coming soon.

          On April 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm,
          Birdman says:

          Whew! Totally wrong Matthew. What leads you to the conclusion you just posted? Martin who happens to be a very bright analyst has identified capital flows and sovereign (bond) defaults as the reason stocks will be bid up. He is absolutely 100% correct in my view. The money has got to go somewhere. The thesis he has put forward states that there will be a shift from public to private as confidence is lost in so-called safe assets like debt. This is after all the end of the credit / debt cycle. We have nearly peaked just as interest rates have bottomed. You need to look back in history and see what happened the last time the same set of circumstances arose to appreciate why he is correct.
          ———————–

          I see an arrogant child in that post, not an adult looking for civil discussion or even clarification.
          You always pretend to be the prissy victim after you’ve stirred the pot one more time.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 6:29 pm,
          J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

          BIRD …..you self convict yourself every time, you are like a magnet to the name troll……..But, since you are the Troll who has been here three years calling everyone a GOLD TURD..and telling everyone who has invested that they are so stupid and you are a wisdom child……I think anyone that brings any of your post up from the very beginning can see you have more trollish comments than anyone., arrogant and belittling .
          I agree that enough is enough….and like wise be positive or be gone.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 6:42 pm,
            J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

            I think your comment to ANDY THE REV….just shows how little respect you have for everyone since your arrival.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 6:32 pm,
          J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

          IT must be time for sunrise services in your neck of the forest., face east, take a deep breathe and exhale ….cool your jets……put a wet rag on your head and calm down.

          • On April 4, 2015 at 9:58 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Jerry is fine,Bird.

            Let’s all just get along!

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:06 am,
            Gator says:

            J..the long…stay cool man..I’m still hootin for ya…..

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:24 am,
            Birdman says:

            It just takes a few people to let go of the past and start new Al. Maybe we will get there one day.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 11:32 am,
            Big Al says:

            True enough, Bird.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 6:05 pm,
            J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

            Thanks Al and GATOR…….I am going to HOOT NOW GOLD UP $17 plus.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 4:17 pm,
      Big Al says:

      I did see that, thanks.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm,
        Dick Tracy says:

        Al, I know you don’t want to be labeled as a hypocrite, but if you think that Israel is the only country in The Middle East that can have nuclear weapons, you are a hypocrite!

        • On April 4, 2015 at 6:32 pm,
          Dick Tracy says:

          The only solution is to not deny Iran but to not allow anyone to have nuclear weapons!

          • On April 4, 2015 at 10:01 pm,
            Big Al says:

            M SaaS chime Gun,

            I have never said that nor do I believe it.

        • On April 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm,
          Big Al says:

          M SaaS chime Gun,

          I have never said that nor do I believe it.

  23. On April 4, 2015 at 2:22 pm,
    agatha Gisty says:

    buddha, jesus great people. but not god… god….??? whats god….
    the god of this the god of that… thats cool. Good is being good to nature animals humanity, ourselves. Respecting.
    I dint think israel is any victim… on the contrary. Agree with Moriarty. Sober conversation is healthy.

    On Iran…. what is developing in Yemen…chinese troops and Iranian ‘rebels’ fighting on the same side or what..??why have we dumped Saudi…so we control the straits…??
    For oil transport…??

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:03 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Abraham,

      It is all getting incomprehensible!

  24. On April 4, 2015 at 2:45 pm,
    Chartster says:

    Agatha,

    It’s all about free trade agreements. The folks that are starting the wars don’t want the new system to begin. It takes away their control.
    It’s funny how easy it is to see who’s who now.

  25. On April 4, 2015 at 2:47 pm,
    Chartster says:

    The true cabal supporters are sticking their necks out. Soon the rope will find them.

  26. On April 4, 2015 at 3:44 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Shadow of Truth Ep 14 – Bill Murphy: The Man Banned From CNBC For Telling The Truth

    Anyone who denies that gold and silver are manipulated either has not spent time examining the evidence or is financially incentivized to refute all allegations. In other words, they are either ignorant or willfully corrupt. This includes the entire universe of politically corrupt western Central Bankers and professionally criminal Wall Street bankers.

    http://investmentresearchdynamics.com/shadow-of-truth-ep-14-bill-murphy-the-man-banned-from-cnbc-for-telling-the-truth/

    • On April 4, 2015 at 4:17 pm,
      bb says:

      Its been manipulated since LBJ, he came out and told everyone just that.
      Funny actually that people need proof after proof.
      Nothing says it wasn’t manipulated long before him to actually.

  27. On April 4, 2015 at 3:56 pm,
    franky says:

    YES ! Markedtofuture Lais rul ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW9lIVj_nPU

  28. On April 4, 2015 at 5:34 pm,
    Bob Moriarty says:

    All markets are manipulated. They are manipulated up and they are manipulated down. They always have been manipulated and they always will be manipulated.

    Anyone saying that gold was suppressed all the way from $252 in August of 1999 to $1922 in Sept of 2011 has an agenda and his agenda doesn’t include making money for you. And he’s totally nuts.

    Bill Murphy is a clown who has done more damage to those sane enough to realize gold is an insurance policy against financial chaos than anyone in the market. And if you don’t realize he has an agenda, you should go to the CFTC and read why he had the 2nd biggest fine in CFTC history.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 6:54 pm,
      Al Korelin says:

      Interesting. Thanks, Robert.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 7:37 pm,
      Temple says:

      Ditto

    • On April 5, 2015 at 11:17 am,
      Gator says:

      Bob..believe it or not I have found something you said that I partially agree with…a start for me…..regards…

    • On April 5, 2015 at 6:02 pm,
      Markedtofuture says:

      All markets are manipulated. They are manipulated up and they are manipulated down. They always have been manipulated and they always will be manipulated.

      Bob, that is a very true statement. Folks take pot shots at you for not admitting what you did right there. Is Craig @ Tfmetals full of it for saying… So, the next time you read the doom-and-gloom predictions of some chart-reader or snake-oil salesman, please simply ignore them. Until the current system breaks, price will continue to be determined solely by changes in the USDJPY and the availability of physical gold to clear trades. At present, nothing else matters.

      http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/6726/its-all-about-yen

  29. On April 4, 2015 at 6:42 pm,
    Vortex says:

    Bob,

    You are 100% correct and it bears being repeated over and over no matter how much flack you might receive. The truth of the matter is people for the most part need someone or something to blame. Its just human nature and one of our weakest flaws.

    The greater gold and silver community in the 21st Century has been its own worth enemy for fomenting and regurgitating many of these crack-pot theory’s over the years.

    There must always be a boggy man lurking around every corner to substantiate or rationalize an investment thesis that may not be working out at any given time.

    The unfortunate and uncomfortable truth is that all markets have been and always will be manipulated in some form or fashion and have been from the beginning of the time of leveraged market environments. I’m not saying it was done with fairness or honestly at its core, just that it is.

    As it relates to the physical gold and silver markets, if you buy a coin or a bar you are buying the ultimate historical insurance of the last resort and you should view it’s ownership as just that. A valuable transitional asset combined with a wide range of other protective assets should be your goal as a balanced portfolio of assets.

    If you are buying mining companies traded on the global paper markets you should fully understand the inherent imbalances with in those markets.

    By placing funds as a shareholder with exchange traded companies is simply betting with the companies management to maintain a solvent balance sheet and/or grow that balance sheet through positive resource exploitation, and by its inherent paper associating is positively a form of gambling.

    Bob you’ve been saying it for years and it still holds true today.

    No one has ever made a damn penny off of worrying and complaining about market manipulation.

    Just go out and invest in the best management teams with excellent financial stewardship with the best assets in the safest global jurisdictions and not even a manipulated market can stop your ultimate profits from being realized.

    V

    • On April 5, 2015 at 6:41 pm,
      Markedtofuture says:

      Vortex…that is total bs. If markets traded freely, owners of mining shares would be fairly compensated for risk and miners would be able to pay their workers a decent wage to match the risk and health issues they aquire. You should read MOAMOPE by James McShirley

      Condoning criminal behavior says enough.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 7:54 pm,
        Vortex says:

        MTF,

        Your nasty, disrespectful and mean-spirited reply to me was out of line and completely unnecessary. You should be ashamed of yourself for misrepresenting my position when in-fact you have no idea what it is.

        No one here including myself or Bob Moriarty, who I was originally responding to and agreeing with only on that topic have now or ever in the past condoned any criminal behavior of any kind as you implied.

        Manipulated markets are a fact of life and have always been so to some extent, whether you can wrap your mind around those facts or not is a cross for you the bare.

        Being rude and fabricating a story-line that is not true doesn’t advance the respectful discussion of community peers and it damn sure doesn’t change the historical evidence of market lawlessness through out history as it relates to human greed and financial advantage.

        I never said I condoned the lawless elements of manipulation nor am I a damn apologist for that greed induced activity that hurts everyone of honest means.

        I suggest you get your facts straight next time before chiming in.

        Thank you

        • On April 6, 2015 at 6:31 am,
          Markedtofuture says:

          You are 100% correct and it bears being repeated over and over no matter how much flack you might receive. The truth of the matter is people for the most part need someone or something to blame. Its just human nature and one of our weakest flaws.
          The greater gold and silver community in the 21st Century has been its own worth enemy for fomenting and regurgitating many of these crack-pot theory’s over the years.
          There must always be a boggy man lurking around every corner to substantiate or rationalize an investment thesis that may not be working out at any given time.

          Misrepresenting what you wrote? I apologize for not handling you with kit gloves!

          Bottom line… Bill Murphy has done more than anyone, to bring the bs manipulation into the light.

          Bob on the other hand is in denial about the extent of it. A perfect example is overnight when the London Monkeys show up for work at 3:00am. Excuse the profit taking, when they trade the world supply of gold in a couple of sittings.

          • On April 6, 2015 at 7:29 am,
            Bob Moriarty says:

            MTF:What part of this has you so utterly confused? I’m in denial? Can you read and speak English?

            All markets are manipulated. They are manipulated up and they are manipulated down. They always have been manipulated and they always will be manipulated.

  30. On April 4, 2015 at 7:23 pm,
    HEAVYHITTER says:

    Bird…what are you going to tell me now…Tough Guy !!!!

    Is my spelling correct. Did I not dot my ..i ..or cross my..T..

    You want to play. ..”Tough Guy” or not !!!!

    Tell me….TOUGH GUY ???? Let me see how tough you really are.

    HA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! bawk ..bawk……….bawk. ….LOL .BAWK !!!!!! A.O.

  31. On April 4, 2015 at 7:32 pm,
    Joseph says:

    Happy Easter !

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:07 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Common Heavy, let’s let bygones be bygones.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 11:14 pm,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        Your right Big AL. Bird posted this link the other
        day. Its from him. He posted it trying maybe to
        tell us we should be one big happy family.
        I don’t know but I will assume that was his
        message now that you bring it up. So yes, all
        should be forgiven and let bygones be bygones.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fyl6C3Cq1k

        God as my witness this is the link he posted the other
        day. So, this was from him to everyone here. Not from
        me. I agree lets be peaceful. Lets be cordial. Agreed !

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:08 pm,
      Big Al says:

      God bless you Joseph. Yes, He is risen!

  32. On April 4, 2015 at 7:36 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    Criminal bankster bail-ins steal deposits….Greece is next and if you don’t think it will one day come to the USSA you are nuts…These are murderous criminals who let nothing stand in their way including your economic destruction…

    http://kingworldnews.com/james-turk-4-4-15/

  33. On April 4, 2015 at 8:16 pm,
    Bob Moriarty says:

    Ebolan:

    Anyone loaning money to a Greek bank is going to get exactly what they have coming and they are going to get it good and hard. Greece is a serial bankrupt and no one with any sense would loan them a dime. Including those dumb enough to deposit their savings.

    From a mathematical point of view, nearly every government on earth is bankrupt because democracy as a form of government is little more than two wolves and a sheep arguing over what to eat for lunch. All democracies begin to fail when the mob learns they can vote themselves benefits.

    Greece is merely the first to go. They will be as a single flake of snow that started an avalanche. The very best thing that can happen is to have a massive reset and all the king’s horses and all the king’s men will be helpless to stop it.

    We are going to start the chain reaction on the 9th of April and who knows where it will lead.

    • On April 4, 2015 at 9:01 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      I agree. And some day it comes to the old USA. Remember Indy Mac? Remember the lines of people trying to pull their money out? I think people under the FDIC limit eventually got all their money but who thinks next time that will be the case? Does anyone seriously think the FDIC is anything but a joke?

      What needs to happen is for people to see “…these unforgivable truths.” They need to understand the government in this country and governments throughout the world are nothing more than crimnal enterprises.

      What has to be broken is the people’s knee jerk reaction to turn to government for salvation. Instead I’m afraid the next crisis will just bring on a worse form of jack-boot thuggery in the form of an even more powerful, coercive and oppressive government. The masses will demand it.

      • On April 4, 2015 at 10:12 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Depends how a person defines criminality!

    • On April 4, 2015 at 9:07 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      And one thing is for sure, it ain’t going to be the ECB gangsters that take it in the shorts. The small depositors are going to be the sheep for lunch. And even the little people who were smart enough not to have deposits are going to take it in the shorts through a lower standard of living due to the economic crisis brought on by this gangster behavior.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 8:04 am,
        CFS says:

        I would not call the ECB gangsters, such. The idea started out well-intentioned.
        It created a lot of good infrastructure throughout undeveloped Europe.(Even including building a new port on the french side of St. Martin in the Caribbean but unfortunately you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. The extremities of Europe have been financially poorer because they simply have a different work ethic or attitude to the anglo-saxon races. I’m not saying worse than – just different.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 9:29 am,
          Big Al says:

          Good point, Professor

    • On April 4, 2015 at 10:10 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Robert,
      Ever red any of Bovard’ s writing?

    • On April 5, 2015 at 7:53 am,
      CFS says:

      Accurately expressed Bob.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 8:29 am,
      Temple says:

      This, of course, is why we wanted to bring you thoughts and common sense solutions — an economic lifeboat – as I discussed on this weekend’s show with Paul Glover.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 9:06 am,
        Big Al says:

        Chris,

        And, there are lifeboats out there however small they may be!

      • On April 5, 2015 at 9:48 am,
        Ebolan says:

        I have ordered the books.

        Interested to hear what others think of the Web site and books.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 10:07 am,
          Big Al says:

          Unfortunately I am too busy to check the books out.

          If you recommend it though, I will make time. (Al@kereport.com.)

      • On April 5, 2015 at 2:23 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        More need for lifeboats.

        EVEN THE BLS HAS RUN OUT OF BULLSHIT – RECESSION CONFIRMED

        http://www.theburningplatform.com/2015/04/03/even-the-bls-has-run-out-of-bullshit-recession-confirmed/

  34. On April 4, 2015 at 10:41 pm,
    Bob Moriarty says:

    Who is “Bovard”? I don’t recognize the name.

  35. On April 4, 2015 at 10:52 pm,
    Bob Moriarty says:

    Al:

    I did some searching and came up with who you were talking about. I haven’t read the book by Bovard but I did finish the book by the Federal Judge Silverqlate called Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent

    http://www.amazon.com/Three-Felonies-Day-Target-Innocent/dp/1594035229/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1428212628&sr=8-1&keywords=three+crimes+a+day

    It’s not overstating the case to say our government today is little more than a gang of criminals. I read something yesterday that said that last month the police killed 111 Americans. Last month alone. Yet the police in Great Britain have only killed 50 citizens in the country since 1900. It’s pretty obvious that the cops in the US are utterly out of control and a bad license plate bulb or stop sign violation can get you killed and the courts almost always support the police.

    LBJ probably was behind the killing of JFK, Bush and Cheney lied us into Iraq and Afghanistan and have bankrupted the country. Obama can’t figure out who the enemy of the day is and at one time had five wars going on at the same time. Clinton uses a personal server for government business on emails that by law must be retained and when she gets a subpoena, she formats the hard drive. And she’s still in the race. Are they all nuts?

    We really need a reset.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 6:38 am,
      Jay says:

      Just wait til Jeb gets in Bob…. guarantee the atrocities committed at gitmo will be brought forth to local police stations within his presidency…

      • On April 5, 2015 at 8:13 am,
        CFS says:

        Have you actually listened to Jeb and what he says? That apple fell near the tree. Too near.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 10:49 am,
          Jay says:

          Not exactly sure what you mean (though perhaps my comment wasn’t entirely clear)
          Once Jeb is in, 9/11 , and what followed visa vie patriot act, foreign invasions, sanctioned torture, arrest and retention without council or reason , all of the ugly developments since 911 will only intensify exponentially once another of this criminal family takes power

  36. On April 4, 2015 at 11:21 pm,
    bb says:

    Its gotta crash Bob.
    No reset until there is no other choice.
    Maybe some hope from the BRICS and AIIB etc
    but I don’t know, slim at best maybe. Maybe Martin Armsrtongs work?

    Your right about the police killings, 1100 a year last I read, they can steel your cash right from your pocket too.

  37. On April 5, 2015 at 2:43 am,
    Irwin says:

    “Giant Mine was once one of Canada’s richest gold mines, creating jobs and yielding more than 200 tonnes of the precious metal between 1948 and 2004.”
    >
    “The process used to extract gold from the mine created a highly toxic dust called arsenic trioxide.”
    >
    “There’s probably enough underground to kill every person on the planet a couple times over,”
    >
    “The government is planning to freeze the chambers that are holding the arsenic dust in place, to prevent it from escaping into the surrounding soils and waterways. That plan will cost taxpayers $903 million, plus an additional $2 million per year to maintain the freezing system forever – or at least until new technologies evolve to safely dispose of the substance.”

    http://globalnews.ca/news/1687225/16×9-taxpayers-will-foot-the-bill-for-cleaning-up-contaminated-sites/

    • On April 5, 2015 at 4:56 am,
      FranSix says:
    • On April 5, 2015 at 6:18 am,
      Temple says:

      Good post, Irwin. This is a reminder that there is a cost to extractive industries giving us more of the materials we need (or want.) I’m not sure most countries are yet ready to get more serious about 1. getting by with less or 2. requiring safer recovery methods. Where the latter of those 2 is concerned, if today’s requirements, environmental and otherwise, were in place, it may well have prevented such larger eyesores and environmental headaches as the Giant Mine.

      Intriguingly, methods like block cave mining are coming about allowing for bulk tonnage recoveries completely underground. This will lessen the numbers of open pits somewhat. At the same time, lower grades challenge industries.

      Curiously, while the US government particularly is very tough generally where mining is concerned these days, it doesn’t care what damage fracking does to the environment. Places that never had earthquakes are having many. Water tables are being compromised. Methane is being released into the atmosphere at a faster rate, negating the supposed reduction in greenhouse gases by recovering and using larger amounts of natural gas.

      Bottom line is that where most things are concerned, the easier/safe resources have already been recovered.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 9:56 am,
      bb says:

      Good post Irwin.
      I saw that story but forgot the name of the mine.
      Kind of a big exclamation mark behind Birds point of we have enough gold and all gold mining does is harm the environment with no real benefit.

      A real benefit of capitalism, like building cities on Whale blubber.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 10:04 am,
        Big Al says:

        Definite food for thought, b

        I personally feel that for a host of reasons gold is relevant.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 11:47 am,
          bb says:

          Al, gold is relevant only as we use it as money, we are moving into the future, there is a very good argument that gold is a barbarous relic.
          We now have to weigh the environmental costs of acquisition.
          Even if we decided to “back” our currencies with gold, we can do it digitaly with grains.
          I think we have enough, but we are still capitalist (supposedly) actually are system might be better called “creditism”.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 4:16 pm,
            Big Al says:

            A lot of . People value it highly as jewelry.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:00 am,
      Big Al says:

      Interesting Irwin, thank you.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:59 am,
      Birdman says:

      Thanks Irwin. Just one of thousands littered around the world that will cost millions apiece to clean up after the fact…if it is even possible in most cases. We really have to start thinking differently about how we extract and process and stop treating every site with 18th century mindsets.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 11:49 am,
        bb says:

        Totally agree Bird, the thing is people seldom deal with anything until it gets to a crises point.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 12:57 pm,
          Birdman says:

          True enough bb. We are all still stuck in the old program where whales swam the oceans in groups of hundreds, Tuna were a nuisance for fisher nets because they were so plentiful and Cod spawned by the millions on the Grande Banks.

          So it is with increasingly scarce resources like metals. The plunder and waste mentality has not yet caught up with the reality of how we are squandering our environment in the extractive processes for minerals that sometimes do not add real value to our human legacy as stewards of the earth.

          I continue to advocate for an end to certain types of gold mining. As I said before…if gold is really so important then lets just trade on the certificates that represent ounces in the ground rather than dig it up and shit in our own beds in the process.

          So to speak!…………. I was being quite technical with that comment!

          • On April 5, 2015 at 1:11 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Great idea for Perma gold bears to pitch.

            Gold is held incase of defaults not Broken
            promises of gold that is not tangible is the
            ground.

            Completely unequivocally disagree with
            the misplaced logic.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 4:01 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Many on this site do Heavy. So what?

          • On April 5, 2015 at 5:25 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Big AL….so what ?

            Bird made a ridiculous statement regarding golds role
            as protection in a financial default which is clearly why
            people own gold.

            Promises in certificates can be broken very easily and the
            holder will suffer a total financial loss. Very likely in a major
            credit default.

            Again, I have every right to discredit his poor judgment as this
            is a open forum for debates. Its called factual discovery and
            to expose fraud.

  38. On April 5, 2015 at 5:14 am,
    FranSix says:

    Gold prices should experience a low volatility meltup before any high volatility event can occur. In the main prices should edge up out of the ‘skew’ in vogue since June, 2013. Derivatives trade involving gold futures are mostly based on CPI-ratings that might be absolutely correct mathematically, but that the CPI underestimates the 40-year inflation adjusted average by as much as ~$150/oz.

    A ShadowStats calculation of the $42 US gold price fix in 1969 in 2014 dollars reveals price adjustments to where the gold price is now. There’s a strong similarity between this price adjustment in ShadowStats and a notional 40-year CPI inflation adjusted average that may be too low. I think taking the 1969 gold price fix and adjusting it with ShadowStats is a fair appraisal of where gold prices should be, adjusted for inflation.

    Should interest rates finally see negative rates on US Treasury Bills and further along the yield curve, then gold prices should see strong advances.

    http://scharts.co/19Zp043

    • On April 5, 2015 at 9:52 am,
      Big Al says:

      Interesting comment.

      I, by the way, an a big fan of John Williams!

  39. On April 5, 2015 at 5:16 am,
    FranSix says:

    Thinking about you, today, Al!

    • On April 5, 2015 at 6:33 am,
      Jay says:

      + 1. Great to see you back Al!! Did they really tell you no more alcohol? I would have thought a little in moderation would be good as it is somewhat of a blood thinner (correct me if I’m wrong 😉
      Besides, doesn’t your doc know you’re of Russian decent? 😛

      • On April 5, 2015 at 9:31 am,
        Big Al says:

        Hi Jay, yes they did. Remember, I have never been A “moderate” drinker! Me and Stephan King!

    • On April 5, 2015 at 9:50 am,
      Big Al says:

      Many thanks, Fran

  40. On April 5, 2015 at 8:58 am,
    agatha Gisty says:

    excellent point re fracking Chris Temple..

  41. On April 5, 2015 at 9:18 am,
    CFS says:

    The danger that is on the horizon occurs when one portion of the global economy advances too fast that it loses touch with the basic fundamentals and the whole thing implodes into a Dark Age. If there was a massive civil unrest to the point normal commerce ceases to move, many cities have only a week’s worth of food. Those people will have to leave the cities and rob the suburbs or starve. Many have lost the knowledge of how to even grow food. With each step in economic evolution we leave critical basics behind. Do you remember the actual phone numbers you call or you just push a button on your cell phone?
    I think the Administration recognizes the danger to itself. Hence the militarization of police forces, Jade Helm 15 operations and the purchase of 1.6 billion rounds of hollow point ammunition, designed to kill, not maim citizenry. These are perilous times in which we live, governed by an Islam-leaning Marxist and a Congress intent on maintaining their jobs rather than working in the best interests of the country.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:11 am,
      Big Al says:

      Great food for thought, Professor!

  42. On April 5, 2015 at 9:19 am,
    CFS says:

    paragraph above was partly stolen from Armstrong economics.

  43. On April 5, 2015 at 9:50 am,
    agatha Gisty says:

    Matthew, Shad, tfmetals

    FMT Interviews Keith Neumeyer of First Majestic

    By Turd Ferguson | Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 9:51 am
    In this terrific new video, Future Money Trends interviews Keith Neumeyer, the CEO of primary silver miner First Majestic.

    You’ll recall the Mr. Neumeyer made waves last year by openly stating that paper silver prices were manipulated. In this call, he discusses the industry reaction to his claims, the effect that lower energy prices is having and the currents status of mining, in general. Toward the end of the interview, there is also a discussion of the pending “global reset” that so many are anticipating.

    Additionally Mr. Neumeyer, along with Rick Rule and Eric Sprott, is launching a new company that will act as a “mineral bank” with the plan of acquiring high quality assets from distressed sellers.

    The original link and text can be found at Future Money Trends and I encourage you to click here: http://www.futuremoneytrends.com/trend-videos/interviews/fortune-buying-hard-assets-keith-neumeyer-interview

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:43 am,
      Birdman says:

      A mineral bank!

      THAT is an EXCELLENT idea Agatha. Thanks for the link. I mean that is such a good idea it is one I could get behind and buy into. Without having heard the interview i can imagine it might contain resources other than just gold and silver. But it’s brilliant. I have to hand it to those guys if they can pull together a group of sweet assets at deep discount prices and then offer the opportunity for anyone to participate in a share of the ownership.

      That’s what I would call out of the box thinking.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 8:41 pm,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        Rule and Sprott pumping more investments like
        Uranium that’s all been failures.

        Even those 2 clowns don’t realize we have entered
        a new paradigm.

        Sprott is a failure.

  44. On April 5, 2015 at 9:53 am,
    CFS says:

    Don’t tell me; the guy that thought up that plan for Giant mine was the same one that thought up the rescue plan for Fukushima!

    There has to be a better way.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:28 am,
      Bill says:

      This was to HEAVEY and Al. I’ve fm way above. I’ve omly got limited typing time. People are dropping like flys around me. Enjoy the positive lo ring people around you every day. I dwelled on the negative and setup for the worst 15 yeas ago. It cost me time and money. As long as you are not leveraged to the hilt who cares. Very glad your back in business Al!!

      • On April 5, 2015 at 10:37 am,
        Bill says:

        Ps sorry it’s a pain to type with this dang handset.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 10:58 am,
        Big Al says:

        Many thanks, Bill!

      • On April 5, 2015 at 11:38 am,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        Bill, I never advocated to stop our important duties of
        making a good living for ourselves.

        We must maintain our lives regardless. Lets also be realistic
        as to real threats of this world and man.

        We live in the most perilous times in history but I know not
        everyone will share the same view.

        Stay cool Bill. : )

  45. On April 5, 2015 at 10:36 am,
    Bill says:

    I’m sure glad da boyz a above are not in control of nukes. They have launched the long ago at each other. This is why we have wars. It will be another 500 years maybe we will be enlighten??? I look around as I travel all year around. Theres virtually no intellegence out there.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:48 am,
      Birdman says:

      You can say that again, Bill. There is very little intelligence at work.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 2:14 pm,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        Your so smart for a guy that can’t figure out
        who the real Troll on the board is.

        No, your not troll. You spend your whole life
        in here. Pushing all your poor behavior and
        lack of good judgment on everyone.

        Constantly trolling the board. Its not being a
        troll that’s really digusting. Its the name calling
        and accusations of saying others are a troll
        when you are a troll yourself.

        Another reality ..check…for Big Brains…

        Oh dear..oh my….but I’m a perfect human being
        and so intelligently correct. All puffed up with hot air.

        LOL…LOL..LOL…

        • On April 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          BTW…Bird attacked me again early this afternoon
          calling me a troll and manipulator. Reason for the
          posting above.

          He constantly harrasses me and no relief in his insults.

          This Bird needs to be brought to justice and exposed.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 3:58 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Take a deep breath and relax.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 4:01 pm,
            bb says:

            Just for fun I went thru this entire thread HH, there are no attacks from Bird upon you, or anyone actually, but there are repeated attacks from you at Bird.
            hmmm

            Thunderbird to the recue lol.

            Anyway, gold jumped to 1216, maybe its a clue to Monday opening.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 4:12 pm,
            Big Al says:

            He said earlier let’s let all thi go. So Heavy, let’s do just that.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 5:14 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Go through the threads again bb. Bird did call me names and
            not once did I offend him. He refuses to let it all go.

            Then of coarse I defended myself against this fraud.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 5:37 pm,
            bb says:

            sry HH not the case.

          • On April 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Big AL saw the posts. He commented already.

            Stop wasting your time bb with poor facts and
            information. bb you need something else to land
            on and dig in. Whatever your trying to accomplish
            is a failure.

        • On April 5, 2015 at 3:59 pm,
          Big Al says:

          Common man, we all know where both of you are coming from

          • On April 5, 2015 at 4:05 pm,
            bb says:

            Al, don’t know if they would but I would love to read a discussion of Israel from Bird and Bob.
            They.re both really smart guys and I think that would be a really good read.

            Not trying to stir any pots Bird/Bob, I just think it would be a great read.
            Maybe some time?

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:53 am,
      Big Al says:

      Well maybe a bit, Bill!

  46. On April 5, 2015 at 3:40 pm,
    CFS says:

    Easter Weekend Jim Willie with surprises. MP3 download:
    http://media.tfmetalsreport.com/audio/Jackass4-15Pt2.mp3

    • On April 5, 2015 at 3:54 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Got an opinion of Jim?

      • On April 5, 2015 at 5:06 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        He’s always scared the Willies out of me…so to speak.

      • On April 5, 2015 at 5:08 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        Hmm….”90 minutes of free range jack-ass…” he says…

      • On April 5, 2015 at 5:29 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        American corporations to issue RMB based bonds…

  47. On April 5, 2015 at 4:43 pm,
    CFS says:

    As you have oft said…..listen to as many different opinions as possible.

    Many people tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Many have elements of the truth among their tales. I believe Jim Willie has elements of the truth, and certainly makes one think.

    • On April 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm,
      Big Al says:

      I don’t disagree, Professor.

  48. On April 5, 2015 at 5:06 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    Every war monger throughout the world out to read this and the linked article….

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/ex-soldier-tells-the-truth-about-war/

  49. On April 5, 2015 at 6:08 pm,
    J........THE LONG..............OOTB says:

    GOLD UP $17 …..$1218……..Shot out of box like a rocket……looking good…

  50. On April 5, 2015 at 6:25 pm,
    gabriel says:
  51. On April 5, 2015 at 6:56 pm,
    CFS says:

    Every month the US Government reports trade:
    e.g.
    https://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/current_press_release/exh7.pdf

    If you track all such reports, you will realize a problem…..
    Almost every month for two decades the US appears to have net exports of gold in excess of known mine production.
    Adding up excess amounts over the last 20 years, it would appear that the US has exported over 5,500 tonnes of gold in excess of imported gold and mined gold.
    Anyone want to guess how much of the 8,133 tonnes reported to be in Fort Knox is actually there?
    My guess is not much!

    • On April 5, 2015 at 7:13 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Agreed, Professor.

  52. On April 5, 2015 at 7:24 pm,
    Biggus says:

    This is one of Martin Armstrong’s gold directional change weeks. Noticed that in Asia trading gold is already up 15 odd bucks.

    Also, Ratio of the miners to gold : $XAU:$GOLD appears to be making a double bottom and the tweaked MACD and tweaked TSI indicators are pointing up.

    Trader Jack pointed out….The GDX and GDXJ gave us massive Positive Volume Reversal days on Wednesday – this is very bullish and argues for a big bounce. Big money flow hit the PM stocks yesterday on a no news situation – this is bullish. Up to now hedge funds were shorting gold stocks ….

  53. On April 5, 2015 at 7:58 pm,
    CFS says:

    The action in gold this evening was strange. When New York opened the price shot up. When Sydney opened there was some selling. When Hong Kong opened – nothing much happened.
    Platinum and Palladium actually did better than gold!

    • On April 5, 2015 at 10:54 pm,
      Birdman says:

      Chart Of The Day: Gold Mining Juniors To Rally? — Short Side of Long
      http://shortsideoflong.com/2015/04/chart-of-the-day-gold-mining-juniors-to-rally/

    • On April 5, 2015 at 11:20 pm,
      Birdman says:

      See that gap down on the Dow, CFS? That’s what got my attention. Gold and silver responded with similar gap ups. Question we have to ask now is if this the start of an equities correction. Notice though that the dollar and bonds hardly budged.

  54. On April 5, 2015 at 11:16 pm,
    CFS says:

    Silver had an interesting 25 cent blip down right as Sydney closed. Quickly recovered though.

  55. On April 6, 2015 at 2:22 am,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    Al, having done my bit for Queen and Country this weekend in helping with six grandchildren, I hope that you & your family had the rest you all doubtless deserve and need following your illness.

    However and I apologise to one and all for drawing attention to Birdman yet again. But I believe Al you need to recognise that this man impugns the reputation of your site, being as I’ve said before its potential Achilles heel. Not only do his posts exceed in number all other posts, their content is not as extraordinary as some might suppose. Nor is he as brilliant as one or two would mistakenly have us believe. Regarding his fracas with HH he BM has gone well over the top. Whilst as HH knows I do not agree with his end-time scenarios, he’s a good man and to my mind a fine Christian. BM on the other hand is repeatedly obnoxious to him, and nor of course is BM offensive to him alone. He’s called Bob Moriarty an anti-Semite along with others, while treating Matthew abominably and to a lesser extent myself. For anyone whose posts include that I rot in hell or who maligns the state of my marriage, or that my writing is somehow a financial flop has got serious problems. Just fleetingly and recently BM expressed a sort of contrition saying that he was too old to change, and it was the way that God made him. Well that’s to insult God. God did NOT make him in such a way that he’s incapable of ever saying sorry.
    And here’s the caveat. In one sense BM has come to monopolise this site, which is just how a narcissist works and would have it.
    Al, everyone knows you to be a fine and special person. But sometimes we need to rise above the role of being a peacemaker at all costs.

    Very best once more, Andrew

    • On April 6, 2015 at 2:39 am,
      Birdman says:

      You just don’t get it Andrew.

      The point is that all of you need to stop with the incessant the negativity. I am constantly on the defensive as you (amongst others) dog-pile me at each opportunity and think you have an upper hand with the momentum of the crowd.

      If I despise Western Priests I can assure you it is for good reason. But that does not make me non-pious or God hating as some might suggest. Meanwhile, you might make an effort to respond to some of the posts I leave that are positive rather than fixating on negatives all the time.

      And you can stop calling me NPD if you don’t mind.

      It is time to move forward and stop nursing old grudges, my friend. You of all people should be able to show some leadership in that regard if you really are a priest and man of the cloth. So walk the talk man and try acting with more grace and understanding.

      And STOP bringing up the past all the time!

      You have locked us all into a failing formula with constant grousing that is no longer even present. If we can’t move forward then we are just stuck in a rut that you will not allow anyone to break free of and move onward.

      Right now, you are one of the offenders in my view.

      • On April 6, 2015 at 2:45 am,
        Birdman says:

        And Andrew, leave Al alone. He just had a stroke for Christs sakes. What is your problem anyway that you cannot understand that? Start being responsible for your own postings and don’t go looking for a higher power to back you up all the time.

      • On April 6, 2015 at 7:33 am,
        Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

        Birdman in full plausibility mode. NOT!

        • On April 6, 2015 at 9:21 am,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Thank God for your presence here Reverend Andrew.

          Oh no, I mentioned God. I shall be condemned to death. lol

          Oh, but if you take Gods or Christ’s name in vain that’s perfectly
          acceptable as in the post above.

          Isn’t that SWELL. !!!!!!

          The wonderful world of Bird. Double standards and everyone he abuses
          with name calling are the very people he is.

          The big genius he thinks he is on the board is not very smart at all.

          His Gold calls last 2 weeks are another failure. All wrong.

          THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF BIRD. ..LOL

    • On April 6, 2015 at 7:05 am,
      Dick Tracy says:

      Double Ditto! DT

    • On April 6, 2015 at 7:07 am,
      Dick Tracy says:

      The Double Ditto was for Andrew just in case Birdman tries to put a spin on it for himself as he is always wanting to do. DT

  56. On April 6, 2015 at 2:24 am,
    Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

    Gold now at $1220 btw. 10.24 GMT

    • On April 6, 2015 at 4:05 am,
      J........THE LONG...............OOTB says:

      HANG IN THERE ANDY…..gold looking good at 1225

  57. On April 6, 2015 at 8:10 am,
    Matthew (ignoring Birdman) says:

    Just booked more than a triple on a bunch of gdxj calls and well over a triple on a bunch of UUP puts. Also trimmed some GDXJ even though I think it’s going higher.
    How about Claude’s Q1 🙂

    • On April 6, 2015 at 2:28 pm,
      Birdman says:

      OK…that’s kind of funny. I got a laugh from the new handle.

      • On April 6, 2015 at 2:37 pm,
        Birdman says:

        Now if DT and Jerry would follow your lead we could have “Jerry…Out of the Bird Cage” and “Dick Bird” as new site names. Heavy could be renamed HeavyBird and Franky will still be Franky.

        Al in my honour! How sweet.

        • On April 6, 2015 at 6:03 pm,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Why do anything Bird. You know as well as I do. ..

          Life would be a bore without our….

          DONKEY LOVE FEAST !!!!!

          I think everyone is special here and without our different
          characteristics life would be very dull.

          We need our Big AL, Cory, all the guests, Andrew, ..J.., Tony, Franky,
          DT, V, Bird, Matthew, Bill, Shad, bb and anyone else I missed.

          JJ..too…. Everyone here is the way. .COOL..right Franky.

  58. On April 6, 2015 at 8:42 am,
    bb says:

    Wow, Bird begins with the DOW, GOLD/SILVER and a gap, Andrew instantly attacks personally. wtf ??? Throw in DT for good measure, Yesterday it was HH in another entirely unprovoked attack with unsubstantiated allegations.

    Definate kids stuff, Christian kids stuff? Give it a break guys.
    Have you gone so far with your hatred you cant even see what you do?

    This is supposed to be economy/investing, leave your personal attacking somewhere else PLEASE.

    • On April 6, 2015 at 9:05 am,
      HEAVYHITTER says:

      Not you again…MR. B.B. JUDGE

      All in the name of his Master as a false witness to support
      the evil and wicked deeds.

      Ha. .Ha…bb’s comical degrading behavior to himself.

      JUST HILARIOUS. You should join Barnum and Baileys bb

      You missed your calling. Clowns are very funny.

      Great entertainment. ..you made my day .bb

      ONCE AGAIN…Thank you for the Big Big Laughs.

      HA…HAAAAAAA !!!!

    • On April 6, 2015 at 9:13 am,
      Andrew de Berry (Rev) says:

      You just don’t get it do you bb? Narcissism is a pathological problem for which you should offer some genuine sympathy.

      • On April 6, 2015 at 10:51 am,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        Pray for Bird everyone. This is serious. Could be very dangerous
        for Kenya. Lots of bad news lately in that country. 148 people
        last week where gunned down at the college there and killed. Now
        war with fighter jets are in battle there.

        http://www.amtvmedia.com/kenya-fighter-jets-bomb-targets-in-somalia/

        Wish you well Bird. May God watch over you.

    • On April 6, 2015 at 11:14 am,
      Birdman says:

      Thanks for the kind support bb. I kind of wonder if anyone else is paying attention besides you. These guys are picking fights out of the blue now when I am not even posting! Weird how Andrew wasted so many words to express his hatred.

      And for what? He is a Reverend?????

      Easter is a special time of year. It signifies rebirth, renewal, forgiveness and second chances. It is a time to mend fences and begin anew. When a Priest does not understand that symbolism it really beggars the imagination as to what kind of a leader they really were in their own congregation.

      Grow up Andrew. This is over!

      • On April 6, 2015 at 11:17 am,
        Birdman says:

        Anyway bb, let them carry on. I mentioned the other day my best choice is to just ignore their posts and let them hang themselves with their own comments. If it gets bad enough I will pm Cory directly.

        • On April 6, 2015 at 11:42 am,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          I agree Bird. Let it all end on this blog here. I told Big AL
          let bygones be bygones after he posted his recommendation.
          Forgive, be peaceful and cordial to one another. Agreed.

          Then you called me a troll and a manipulator.

          I have made many attemps to make peace.

          Please don’t bring my dear friend Andrew into this.

          He is a perfect example of good high principal values
          always being apologetic and kind hearted.

          Lets be friends and forget the past now.

          That’s my hope. OK….

          • On April 6, 2015 at 11:51 am,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            BTW..Bird…Please don’t do like last time we were making peace..you said ..

            ” grab a firecracker and shove it up my arse..and light the match”

            Something like that but close to what you said.

          • On April 6, 2015 at 12:03 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            bb… need not participate in our disputes either.

            He always aiming and misses the target by a long shot.

            bb …constantly degrades himself sticking his nose where
            it don’t belong. Like an old dog..coming around smelling
            everyone’s. ..behind.

  59. On April 6, 2015 at 10:08 am,
    Bill says:

    Wow
    Just got back this am in hot tub to read the thread. Down the drain or what? Al your a prince and like Switzerland.

    On April 5, 2015 at 8:41 pm,
    HEAVYHITTER says:
    Rule and Sprott pumping more investments like
    Uranium that’s all been failures. These guys are a complete failure along with BM. I use to be o. A one to one with them. Had some $s with them. When you can’t move to another asset class with and open mind your a complete failure. The only guy with any brains left the firm along time ago. The fact is when your pumping an investment and have so much into it you can’t move. Or your a sell out for advertising$ Bob. Tech has been fantastic and that includes Bio. The Dow has had the greatest run in history and you spend your days pumping the metals then your ego is so big and your head is so fat it won’t fit on the pillow. There’s very few that can actually forcast anything these days.
    I swear the old Gold bugs were sitting around waiting for the opportunity to jump on OPM.
    That’s a con if you don’t know.

  60. On April 6, 2015 at 10:46 am,
    Bill says:

    FEAR Sells.
    Garth had it spot on years ago.. Always entertaining
    http://www.greaterfool.ca/2015/04/05/balance-3/

    • On April 6, 2015 at 11:18 am,
      Birdman says:

      Thanks Bill, Garth makes a lot of sense.

  61. On April 6, 2015 at 12:19 pm,
    Bill says:

    He did and still does. No one gets it exactly but at the top in gold he made fun of the doomers repeatedly…and Yes the Dow bottomed and zoomed…
    I’m not interest in owning tech or the Dow these days..The easy money is long gone…Thinking of Ecuador….Tired of the over taxed over regulate social state I live in…BC Canada..
    Best

    • On April 6, 2015 at 12:53 pm,
      Birdman says:

      I recall that Bill. He was ridiculed, pilloried and hung out to dry like an salted Cod by the gold camp. And he was absolutely right! Nobody ever said they were sorry. I hear his site has full time moderation these days after the gold bugs went nuts with abusive commentary and started flinging mud day and night….they just could not accept what he told them.

      Something weird about gold….just seems to make some people crazy. Wish I knew why.

      • On April 6, 2015 at 2:18 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Whose site are you reeferring to, Bird?

        • On April 6, 2015 at 2:26 pm,
          Birdman says:

          Garth Turner’s site Al. He is a past Canadian Parliamentarian and was the Minister of Finance (Revenues) as a Progressive Conservative. Named to the Order of Canada if I am not mistaken and has written extensively on politics and the economy over the years. Pretty bright guy actually. He is also a registered investment adviser in Ontario. His website if you are curious….

          The Greater Fool — by Garth Turner…..the Canucks in the crowd mention him frequently here.
          http://www.greaterfool.ca/

      • On April 6, 2015 at 5:31 pm,
        Bill says:

        You pretty much said it Birdman….They just won’t let it go.

        • On April 7, 2015 at 2:55 am,
          Birdman says:

          Nuts eh? Kind of makes you wonder what kind of people they really are. This is about as bad as it gets when a small group just becomes irrational and rabid. Turns off their ability to think properly. I suspect it is just another example of herd behavior in crowds. More like mob behavior actually!

  62. On April 6, 2015 at 1:18 pm,
    bb says:

    Sure is something about gold, I wonder if its not in the dna.
    Silly maybe, but I wonder sometimes.

    • On April 7, 2015 at 2:56 am,
      Birdman says:

      OMG! Hahaha…I just realized what you were saying. Too funny bb!

  63. On April 7, 2015 at 9:51 am,
    Bill says:

    Last post here.
    I actually see gold bugs voting for the economy to collapse so their gold will go up.
    That’s nuts. There’s no assurance that gold would rise in the event. If you want insurance gold it is not. A farm may be then you can feed yourself lol.

    • On April 7, 2015 at 10:49 am,
      Birdman says:

      They are very negative thinkers Bill. They wish that the economy would collapse and everyone would then desire their stash of gold and silver. The bid would be enormous in that little world where the gold bugs would become the center of the world and the kings of commerce….and then we could all settle back into a hard money closed-minded economy once more.

      Funniest philosophy EVER! They are sure to be sorely disappointed. The tax alone will make the dream a nightmare. As if the PTB would permit that crazy bunch to rule the world. But God loves them even if Wall Street think they are all Kooks.

      • On April 7, 2015 at 11:38 am,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        Biggie…Biggie…Biggie ..can’t you see.

        All my gold chains make me feel real good.

        People think I’m rich and all my dreams came true.

        YEEEEEEEEEEEEE….HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA !!!!

        Look at me. Look at those big thick fat gold chains. ..

        HA…..look at the Arm Candy too. Very impressive.

        Fire up the Hot Rod ….time to….ZOOOOOM…

        GOT GOLD !!!! You wish ..bye !!!

        • On April 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm,
          Bill says:

          Why???

          • On April 7, 2015 at 2:53 pm,
            HEAVYHITTER says:

            Then…roll it up !!!!

  64. On April 7, 2015 at 11:10 am,
    Bill says:

    You nailed is Bird..
    I don’t think there is a end game….If things slide in a big way Debts will be absolved. There will be big write downs. Payouts will be 10 20 30 cents on the dollar and a way you. A friend in the town I’m in had a logging company that went onto the rocks. He just paid all his creditors 20cents on the dollar and he’s now back in business and just moved into his massive house…
    So when you have idiots like BM who is / was telling people to get their money out of the bank and into Gold or under your pillow its an absolute farce….
    I don’t believe anyone can predict how things would play out. This fear selling really screwed some people…When you read back of all these outlandish predictions that have been shouted for a decade……OMG
    The dollar and stock market were going to crash last year! lol I’m not saying I would buy them now.not a chance..I think the dollar is just consolidating now….IMO. The US has issues but the economy is better than most think….None of the gold bugs wanted or predicted and of these moves…Their FRAUDS

    • On April 7, 2015 at 3:42 pm,
      Birdman says:

      Ha! So true the bugs did not predict any of this. Always on the wrong side of the trade. And they likely deserve to be there too with all their negativity and anarchist idealism…..but Bill, when you wrote BM did you mean Bob Moriarty or Birdman? You really had me going there for a second.

      • On April 7, 2015 at 6:26 pm,
        HEAVYHITTER says:

        You’re still guilty !!!!

      • On April 7, 2015 at 10:15 pm,
        Bill says:

        I was referring to Bob Moriarty. A guy that believes he knows all . He’s what I refer to a Repeater. He reads and then has a web site and warns other a of the pending end of the world. Pushes gold and promotes stocks and makes a fortune on ads. He is a ego maniac. clown. I’m not hat’s that goes on and how people fall prey to con artist that have no real market understanding or credentials. I’m no guru but I know bs when I see it. The best manager that Sprott ever had thinks he’s an idiot. At the end of the day the are a shit load of people out there giving advice that belong in jail.

        • On April 8, 2015 at 9:15 am,
          HEAVYHITTER says:

          Too late Bill.

          He’s guilty as charged and needs to be sentenced.

          The minimum sentence should be no access to
          any kind of device or computer connected to the
          internet for a minimum of 3 years.

          Bad boys must be punished to cease and desist
          all operations. No more bars and conversations
          with the opposite gender either. Basically, he will
          feel like its life in prison and he will be completely
          be reformed from any fraudulent activities in the
          future.

          THE ONLY WAY TO …STAMP OUT FRAUD !!!!

  65. On April 8, 2015 at 9:35 am,
    Bill says:

    Agreed HEAVEY.
    Unfortunately this type of investing, in resources should be only for those that can lose money and understand the pitfalls in owning gold. I know a number of folk who bought into these investments late and the consiquences are devastating. When these markets peak they collapse and most of their share become worthless or go off the board. Even the best run companies are anyalated. We will get another bull? Soon….. I doubt it personally. Many innocent people were killed as virtually nobody warned. I know a couple analyst that did….1 in a thousand or less. Best of luck and let’s all just get along!

    • On April 8, 2015 at 10:37 am,
      HEAVYHITTER says:

      Bill, thanks to guys like Sprott and Rule.

      We have entered a new paradigm so all investments should be
      looked at with a very very critical eye. IMHO.

      This is not the 70’s either. There is no comparison with 2 billion
      people in a global economy that are ready to work for peanuts.