Still need to wake up to Trump.
At least Dr. Paul Craig Roberts woke up.
H/t reader I.G.
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Jul 17, 2016
On the economy crashing this year, investment banker and former Assistant Secretary of Housing, Catherine Austin Fitts says, “Could we turn into a bear market? I think given the commitment to equity markets and given the willingness to debase the currency, I think the chances of that are relatively small this year. Next year, depending on what happens in the election, the gloves are going to come off globally about what’s been going on in the U.S. Anything could happen. That’s the danger if you are an investment advisor or an investor. The swings here is we could be up 30%, or we could be down 50%. A black swan could happen, so if you are an investor, you need to be prepared for very, very wide swings both up and down in prices in the equity markets. Here’s the important thing to remember. . . . We now have $12 trillion sitting in negative interest rates. Where’s all that money going to go? It can’t sit there getting nothing. It will have to go into real estate. It’s going to have to go into equity. It’s going to have to go to precious metals because it can’t sit there getting no or negative yields forever. . . . The debt game is over.”
On gold and silver, Fitts says, “Interest rates coming down makes gold and silver more attractive. I think the number one thing driving precious metals is you’ve still got growth going on in Asia, and they are buyers. People are afraid, and they are looking at what is going on with the leadership, and they are getting scared. They want to hedge their bets, and gold and silver is where you go when you don’t trust the system.”
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Last month I have had, once again, the real pleasure to have a one hour long conversation with Catherine Austin Fitts, the president of Solari, Inc., the publisher of The Solari Report and managing member of Solari Investment Advisory Services. Normally, the Catherine’s interviews are for subscribers only, but she has kindly agreed to make it available for free to our community.
Here is the main page of the interview: https://solari.com/blog/the-saker-a-uni-polar-vs-multi-polar-world/
You can listen to the interview here: https://solari.com/audio/sr20160407_InterviewHQ.mp3
You can get the transcript in PDF format here: https://solari.com/00archive/web/solarireports/2016/sr20160407_1.pdf
I highly recommend that you check out the rest of the Solari Reports and the Solari Books.
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H/t reader L.V.:
“Since I saw this Greg Hunter lash out relentlessly at Catherine Austin Fitts for her daring to criticize the Israeli government even a little bit, I shun any interview where this guy is visible or audible.
The part about Israel and Iran starts around : 12:50
An interesting part about ‘Who is in control?’ starts at 25:10″
It was hard to listen to what comes out of Greg Hunter’s mouth.
There is so much wrong with what he said.
Maybe Greg Hunter should remove the American flag and put the Zionist flag up there in background and replace “USAWatchdog” with “ZionistLapdog”.
Israel is a creation of the Rothschilds, which is why Baron Edmond Benjamin James de Rothschild is known as the “Father of the (Jewish) Settlement” (Avi ha-Yishuv).
They’ve created Israel and they have planned to destroy it in the not too distant future.
If you are living in Israel, leave while you still can.
The Rothschilds funded and controlled Hitler and also Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill.
WW2 has been a staged event. The Illuminati (= Rothschilds and the 12 other elite families) have built up Germany to burn the world in the hell of war and profit greatly from it.
Hitler, Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill were all Freemasons and Illuminati puppets and so are Putin and Obama, which is why … We Are On Our Own.
And now the Illuminati have planned the greatest financial collapse in world history, civil war and WW3 (More like a conventional war, without full nuclear exchange. It nevertheless will easily kill much more people than WW1 and WW2 combined.) for us.
That said, here is the interview …
Catherine Austin Fitts-Central Bank Warfare Model Wearing Thin
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Greg Hunter in the comment section:
“It is an undisputed fact that Iran is the #1 state sponsor of terror according to the US State Department.”
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– Mentioning also who is behind ISIS: Former CIA Agent: ‘Every Single Terrorist Incident We Have Had In The U.S. Has Been A False Flag’ (Video)– General Wesley Clark: ‘ISIS Got Started Through Funding From Our Friends & Allies’
… and I’ve extensively posted much more articles on this subject.
Al-Qaeda has been created by the U.S. (with Al-Nusra belonging to Al-Qaeda):
Just one month after this article has been published in the Guardian Robin Cook DIED:
– Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook: ‘Al-Qaida, Literally “The Database”, Was Originally The Computer File Of The Thousands Of Mujahideen Who Were Recruited And Trained With Help From The CIA To Defeat The Russians’
– Al Qaeda Doesn’t Exist or How The US Created Al Qaeda (Documentary)
– BBC: Al-Qaeda Does Not Exist (Documentary)
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Wonder why Palestinians hate Israel?
Israel stealing Palestine:
Financial expert Catherine Austin Fitts has long said before there is another big financial crash, there will be a big war. Fitts explains, “If you look at how fragile the geopolitics are, the danger, as I have always said, is that we go to violence, and then things really come unhinged. So, I’m worried about violence and war and kind of situation getting out of hand. That’s when you get the really dangerous scenarios.”
Added: Mar 20, 2014
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
– Benjamin Franklin
– Old System Struggling and Dying-Catherine Austin Fitts (USAWatchdog, July 31, 2013):
Money manager Catherine Austin Fitts says, “You are seeing a tug of war between the new system that’s coming up and the old system that’s struggling and dying.” Fitts explains it by saying, “Let’s pretend we have a company called USA, and we create a new company called Breakaway Civilization. We move all of our assets out of USA and put them in Breakaway Civilization. We leave union obligations and pension funds . . . in the old USA economy.” Fitts warns, “I think bail-ins are coming . . . the big question is not will we be able to get out insured deposits. I think the big question is how violent will things get?” Fitts biggest worry is not financial collapse. Fitts contends, “I don’t think the people who run the U.S. military or run the United States government are going to say we’re happy to collapse rather than go to war. They are going to go to war. They’re going to shake somebody down.” Fitts goes on to add, “I think gold is the greatest form of insurance you can have during this transition period.” Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with Catherine Austin Fitts of Solari.com.
– Former Assistant Secretary Of Housing Catherine Austin Fitts: The People Who Are Leading America Are ‘Literally Doing A Vast Number Of Things That Are Going To Depopulate Or Bankrupt The Rest Uf Us’
– The Perfect Pope (Solari, Feb 15, 2013):
The other day, I imagined members of the Knights of Malta and Opus Dei (the money guys) gathering in a quiet sanctuary to discuss the current financial meltdown in the Catholic Church and the perfect Pope to help evolve their business model and lead them into a new and wealth building period.
Who would be the ideal candidate? What would the profile be?
Catherine Austin Fitts of The Solari report says our leaders are “. . . doing a number of things that are going to depopulate or bankrupt the rest of us.” Why are people so ill-informed? Fitts says it’s because, “Corporate media is lying to you and wasting your time.” She also says, “Were going through a period of great change, and the pace is going to accelerate.” And, “Gold will be at the center of a new currency that will emerge.” Join Greg Hunter of USAWatchdog.com as he goes One-on-One with Catherine Austin Fitts.
By Catherine Austin Fitts (in the first person) and Carolyn Betts
The Administration is now proposing the transfer of significant defaulted mortgages and foreclosed properties held by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) to large national institutional investors.
A Huge Housing Bargain — but Not for You
The Street (18 Aug 11)
White House Seeks Ideas to Shrink Foreclosure Glut
Catherine, News & Commentary (11 Aug 11)
Enterprise/FHA REO Asset Disposition (PDF)
RFIFinal (10 Aug 11)
Such a transfer is not economic — other than for the large investors and to serve a wider agenda of social control and engineering, including gentrification of numerous areas whose former residents were fraudulently induced and evicted with the use of these mortgages.
I served as FHA Commissioner (See: Austin Fitts Better be Good With Hammer and Nails) during the first Bush Administration and then, several years later, my company, Hamilton Securities Group, served as the lead financial advisor to FHA, providing portfolio strategy advice with respect to $400 billion of financial liabilities and assets, including over 50,000 of foreclosed properties held by the government as the result of mortgage insurance claims for defaulted FHA-insured mortgages.
Added: 13. Januar 2011
Former Assistant Secretary of Housing under George H.W. Bush Catherine Austin Fitts blows the whistle on how the financial terrorists have deliberately imploded the US economy and transferred gargantuan amounts of wealth offshore as a means of sacrificing the American middle class. Fitts documents how trillions of dollars went missing from government coffers in the 90′s and how she was personally targeted for exposing the fraud.
And don’t forget to do this (!!!):
Former Assistant Secretary of Housing under George H.W. Bush Catherine Austin Fitts blows the whistle on how the financial terrorists have deliberately imploded the US economy and transferred gargantuan amounts of wealth offshore as a means of sacrificing the American middle class. Fitts documents how trillions of dollars went missing from government coffers in the 90’s and how she was personally targeted for exposing the fraud.
Fitts explains how every dollar of debt issued to service every war, building project, and government program since the American Revolution up to around 2 years ago – around $12 trillion – has been doubled again in just the last 18 months alone with the bank bailouts. “We’re literally witnessing the leveraged buyout of a country and that’s why I call it a financial coup d’état, and that’s what the bailout is for,” states Fitts.
Massive amounts of financial capital have been sucked out the United States and moved abroad, explains Fitts, ensuring that corporations have become more powerful than governments, changing the very structure of governance on the planet and ensuring we are ruled by private corporations. Pension and social security funds have also been stolen and moved offshore, leading to the end of fiscal responsibility and sovereignty as we know it.
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Today, Matt Taibbi describes Max Keiser’s proposal that Greece should nationalize their banks, abrogate debts that were criminally originated and work through the painful adjustment of rebuilding their real economy:
Often also called an activist, Mr. Keiser created quite a stir a few days ago when, on an Al Jazeera program, he claimed that Greece, for the past decade, has fallen victim to the “economic terrorists” of the Wall Street banking systems and the IMF. In the interview which followed, he claimed “if the Greeks want to be protected from the IMF, then they should nationalize their banks thus establishing government owned institutions so as to revive the banking system”, while at the same time “ceasing to pay back the loans which were issued illegally” via “cooking the books” of the Greek economy by Goldman Sachs. He proposed the expulsion from the country of American banks as well as the IMF. The consequence will be “two or three years of heavy recession”, during which time Greece will be able “to rebuild its economy”, ensuring its economic independence.
Matt invites comment on the merits of this plan.
Max’s proposal is sound. First, it moves us towards a fundamentally healthy and sound economy. Second, it is in accordance with age old financial and legal principles. If a debt is “fraudulently induced,” it can be invalidated in whole or in part.
Look up “fraudulent inducement.” My position as the former Assistant Secretary of Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner and then as lead financial advisor to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is that the majority of the mortgages originated in the United States after 1996 were fraudulently induced.
The way to deal with criminals is to treat our contracts with them in a manner reciprocal to how they have treated their contracts with us.
Will a growing movement to abrogate contracts with institutions who have broken the law be disruptive? Yes. Will that require painful adjustments? Yes. That is the price we pay to deal with the challenges we face. This includes the fact that the banks have sold criminally originated debts to our pension funds and retirement accounts as well as to allies and institutions around the world.
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More from Catherine Austin Fitts:
– Former Assistant Secretary of Housing: The U.S. is the Global Leader in Illegal Money Laundering
– Rethinking Diversification
This is a MUST-READ.
To: The Wall Street Journal
Re: “The Fed Didn’t Cause the Housing Bubble”
By: Alan Greenspan, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Dated: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Ladies and Gentlemen:
In his article on your opinion page, “The Fed Didn’t Cause the Housing Bubble,” Alan Greenspan attributes the housing bubble to lower interest rates between 2002 and 2005. That’s amazing to me.
My company served as lead financial advisor to the Federal Housing Administration between 1994 and 1997. I watched both the Administration and the Federal Reserve aggressively implement the policies that engineered the housing bubble. These are described at my website and in my on-line book,Dillon Read & the Aristocracy of Stock Profits (http://www.dunwalke.com).
One story, for example, is the following:
“In 1995, a senior Clinton Administration official shared with me the Administration’s targets for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage volumes in low- and moderate-income communities. We had recently reviewed the Administration’s plans to increase government mortgage guarantees – most of these mortgages would also be pooled and sold as securities to investors. Even in 1995, I could see that these plans would create unserviceable debt loads in communities struggling with the falling incomes expected from globalization. Homeowners would default on mortgages while losses on mortgage-backed securities would drain retirement savings from 401(k)s and pension plans. Taxpayers would ultimately be hit with a large bill . . . but insiders would make a bundle. I looked at the official and said that the Administration was planning on issuing more mortgages than there were houses or residents. “Shut up, this is none of your business,” the official snapped back.”