Watch the Other Hand – Ukraine, Bank Failure, Oil and Natural Gas

I was hoping to write about something else today, but Jasper left a comment last night that reminded me of a key piece in this game: Deutsche Bank. And, that led me to think about the price of oil, the Petrodollar and Russia’s trump card:

Natural Gas

I know that this sounds silly, but bear with me for a bit. This is deadly serious.

Do you know who supplies 30% of Europe’s natural gas?

Russia.

Do you know where 50% of that Russian natural gas travels through?

Ukraine.

Do you see a problem here?

2014 – The Beginning of the End – Currency Reset

I know that there is a controversy over when our Lord and Savior was born, but I rejoice in the fact that there are so many who sing songs that glorify God. One day, someone may pinpoint the exact day in which Jesus was born and lay to rest a minor schism over celebrating His birthday. But even so, I can think of no better birthday to remember, no matter how late we celebrate it, and I will continue to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, and a Happy N-New… Ye… (I’m having trouble saying it, so hold on a second.) Happy New Y-Ye… …ear.

Israel Betrayed – So, Why DO They Want to Betray Israel?

As I said yesterday, there is no logical reason why Europe and the US are signing this deal with Iran. It won’t lower the price of oil. There’s no atavistic, pent-up demand for Persian carpets.. There’s nothing that Iran offers that will provide enough incentive for the Obama administration to sign this deal with Iran. Or, maybe I should say that there’s no obvious reason.

At this point, we could throw up our hands and claim insanity. But, the problem is that the Obama administration ISN’T insane. Furthermore, Valerie Jarrett, Bill Ayers and the other insiders within the White House aren’t insane, either. Maybe they’re ignorant?

Hidden Secrets of Money

By now, you know that disaster is coming, and that’s REALLY depressing. Believe me when I say that I get depressed writing about it. But, this disaster contains a silver lining. For some, this silver lining means wealth and prosperity. For others, it provides the ability to serve God by serving others. The question is, which one are you?

The point is that monetary catastrophes do not destroy wealth. (That may sound strange to you, but bear with me.) In actuality, depressions and recessions TRANSFER wealth – from weak hands to strong ones. For instance, did you know that more millionaires were created during the Great Depression than in any other time in history?

Undeniable Fact 1 – The US is Completely and Utterly Bankrupt

On Monday, I said that the US is completely and utterly bankrupt. I went on to say that… according to the US National Debt Clock, the total assets of the United States… planes, trains, automobiles… roads, bridges, buildings… houses, tricycles, backyards… is less in value than the total obligations owed by the US Federal Government. To put it another way, the debt owed by the government exceeds the total value of the entire country. Or, to make this more personal, total US Federal unfunded liabilities (i.e., debts) exceeds $1 million per taxpayer. And then, I asked a question.

Disaster Incoming: Capital Controls Being Implemented

This is shocking. When I wrote yesterday about hyperinflation beginning next year, I had no idea that I would see evidence of it just hours after posting my article. Capital controls are the first sign of hyperinflation, and Chase Bank fired the first warning shot by banning international wire transfers and limiting cash transactions – for small business accounts. And, the word now is that they are beginning to expand these limits to large businesses.

Gold and a Nation on the Precipice

In the midst of the brouhaha of the current budget crisis, we’re forgetting something fundamental and drastic – we can’t pay our bills. Even if we fired all the government workers, closed all the parks and military bases… we still couldn’t pay our bills. Even with rates at the lowest point in modern history, interest payments still command a quarter of the taxes that we pay. So, what are we going to do?

The Secret World of Gold

This video will give you a glimpse of what’s going on in the gold markets, and why. If you are interested in preserving your finances, you need to watch this film. If you want to understand a little bit of what is happening in the world of finance, you need to watch this film. If you want an interesting, but unsettling, look into the lies that governments tell, you need to watch this movie.

This well-made, fascinating show will give you 42 minutes and 35 seconds of history, analysis and intrigue. The CBC/History Channel interviewed the best minds in the precious metals business: John Embry, Andrew Maguire and Eric Sprott. When these three men speak, you should pay attention. I certainly do.

Four Horsemen Documentary

Sometimes, you need to take a step back and look at the ‘big picture’. I did that yesterday when I ran into a documentary that (in the words of the producer) “reveals the fundamental flaws in the economic system which have brought our civilization to the brink of disaster”. It’s only 98 minutes and 54 seconds, so it’s not able to spend too much time getting into the details of why and how we got here. But, it offers a historical perspective that should give everyone food for thought. And, for those that need an introduction to the current mess that we’re in… Then, this is a perfect opportunity to know and understand where we are all headed.

The Economy is Terminal – Greg Mannarino

If all you did was watch Greg Hunter’s interviews on USAWatchdog.com, you would know that there is something outrageously wrong with the US and the world. Greg does an excellent job pulling in the best experts on the economy that we are currently living in. Jim Willie, Jim Rogers, Eric Sprott, Gerald Celente, Paul Craig Roberts, and Peter Schiff all appear regularly on his show. These are the best of the best, and you need to pay attention to them.

There is one other name that you will find on the list of regular guests, and that’s trader/analyst Greg Mannarino. His recent interview made me sit up and take notice. Here’s the summary of that interview on USAWatchdog.com: