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Originally posted by jimmiec
Well, you voted for it. Change. Well, you got change. The destruction of America is key to the NWO. You elected the man that wants to see it through. He plays golf and parties with Hollywood stars while Rome burns. The thugs are looting America right now. No budget? They can't loot if there's a budget. Only a miracle will save America and the rest of the world will fall like domino's when it does. The Treyvon Martin case is taking longer than i would think it should. Could that case be a trigger? Riots? No doubt.
Originally posted by Mike.Ockizard
reply to post by nomnom
I keep hearing 2 to 3 years in the mainstream media but I'm pretty sure thats the point where it's no longer safe. The real decline is in process. Like a train wreck in slow motion.
Plain and simple if it came down to world turmoil, the US could cut off ALL food exports and keep its population fed AND defended. No other country could.
FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) -- The world s central banks last year bought 534.6 tons of gold in 2012, the most since 1964, as global gold demand hit a record value level, the World Gold Council said Thursday in a quarterly report. Purchases by central banks for the full year rose 17% compared with 2011, while fourth-quarter purchases of 145 tons marked a 29% rise from the same period a year earlier. "Central banks move from net sellers of gold to net buyers that we have seen in recent years has continued apace," with official sector purchases across the world now at their highest level for almost half a century, said Marcus Grubb, managing director for investment at the World Gold Council. In value terms, total gold demand in 2012 was $236.4 billion, an all-time high, the council said.
Over the last decade Russia’s Central Bank acquired 570 metric tonnes of gold. The amount is almost triple the weight of the American Statue of Liberty and makes Russia the world’s biggest buyer of gold. The amount is a qurter more than runner-up China, Bloomberg reported on Monday.
Countries like Russia and China use such stockpiles as an economic buffer against another wave of economic crisis or US dollar devaluation, as both remain weary of the US Federal Reserve’s stability and prefer to edge their bets on gold.
It’s also proven a sound investment and opportunity for the Russian state to make money, with gold prices crawling upwards over the past 12 years, gaining 12% in 2012 alone. On Monday gold traded at $1650 per ounce and analysts expect the price to keep growing in 2013 to reach $1825 by the end of the year. However French investment bank Natixis dampened the outlook by forecasting a drop in price to $1500 by 2014, Finmarket.ru reports.
Originally posted by Bicent76
reply to post by Mike.Ockizard
ironically, I just finished doing a study, on the roman empire, there are some very interesting simularities between western civilization now and the decline of the roman empire ending the classical Antiquity, this is a correlation, you see the rulers of rome senators Caesars etc, saw it coming, tried to warn its citizens of what was coming and called for restraint on spending on luxury etc, saving of danari etc. The people refused to do so, they were set in lavish ways, drinking wine crapping themselves etc. etc.
So they kept spending.....
and kept spending.... Standards were lowered.... Well anyhow there is enough information on the internet library, etc, to explain this better...
I think the psychology is what was a big part of Rome's demise.. They did not want to spend less on splendor, or WORK, when they had the chance to try and stop the demise...
Archaeological have dug up signs with government announcements that prove they were trying to cut back on the bread and gladiator fights, etc, etc, and the people would not allow such actions.. etc. etc.
Just like today, the only way to pay off our Debt here in the states is to raise the taxes and put everyone to work, and pretty much just put all of our earning into our deficit I assure you, the people of AMERICA will not do that..
So indeed, it is just a matter of time...
No matter what our leaders say...
edit on 12-2-2013 by Bicent76 because: (no reason given)