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Sat, Nov 26, 2011 - 12:55pm

Next week is shaping up to be an extremely volatile and tense week. At the surface, there is the ongoing concern over the EU and the future of the euro. Bubbling below the surface is something far more dangerous.

First, on Wednesday, there was this:

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/aircraft-carrier-cvn-77-parks-next-door-syria-just-us-urges-americans-leave-country-immediately

Which was followed by this:

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/russia-retaliates-against-us-puts-radar-station-combat-alert-prepares-take-out-european-missile

The only article I found concerning Medvedev's speech managed to minimize the concern by pointing out that all of the bluster was likely just "posturing before the next Russian presidential election". What the author failed to point out, however, is that Medvedev isn't running for re-election. Hmmm. So what do we make of it? What is going on here? Let's refer to the ageless wisdom of Admiral Painter:

Russians don't take a dump, son...

The Russians are clearly trying to send a signal to the U.S., NATO and the Arab League to NOT attack Syria and depose Assad the way they did Gaddafi. Syria is a longtime Russian ally in the region.

OK, so then we get this, from the media arm of The Mossad:

https://www.debka.com/article/21519/

Why would the Turks or the Israelis go to the trouble of wiping out 6 of Syria's "top pilots" if they weren't planning on assuming control of Syrian airspace in the near future?

https://news.yahoo.com/turkey-says-no-longer-tolerate-syria-bloodshed-113444151.html

And then we get this, also from debka. Looks like the Russian "plan" is escalating, too:

https://www.debka.com/article/21521/

Then, today, we are treated to this. Nothing like pissing off Pakistan, too, and at just the wrong time. You can bet your arse there will be mass rioting and anti-U.S. demonstrations in Pakistan over the next few days. Will there be sufficient chaos to unseat the ruling generals?

https://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/26/us-pakistan-nato-idUSTRE7AP03S20111126

Just for a little background and color:

https://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/Nuclearweaponswhohaswhat

And, to top it all off, there's this:

https://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/iran-general-threatens-retaliation-against-israel-nuclear-sites-1.397789

And this:

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/iran-threatens-hit-turkey-us-israel-attack-15032413#.TtEtds1OBhs

So, enjoy the rest of your weekend. Rest and relax but keep an eye on the headlines. Perhaps this will all just blow over. Could we be so lucky? I fear the worst, however, so I'll leave you with one more bit of wisdom and experience from Admiral Painter.

We'll Be Lucky to Live Through It

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  224 Comments

yabs
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:25pm

Turd War is inevitable All

Turd

War is inevitable

All credit events throughout history have been followed by Wars especially since the creation of the Federal no reserves

The panic of 1907 lead to world war 1. No it wasn't caused by tha assinination of arch duke ferdinand

These were just the events that the main event of a credit crisis set off

the great depression caused world war 2 and this is the biggest credit event in the history of the world

and to distract the people from who controls the money supply history says war will follow

RedRover
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:26pm

2nd

2nd

I_ate_the_crow
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:26pm

The Middle East

What a mess they've made

punchbowl
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:31pm

As..

things crumble at home watch WW111 to take your mind off it.

dumpster
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:34pm

turd change that stupid log

turd

change that stupid log in system this not fort knox

it take ten minutes just to figure out some new log in that works

i have a log in that i use every where with just a minor change

just keep it simple / if they match then log in .

why the anal and heightened security

RaRaRasputin
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:41pm

Turd as always

you nailed it.

There are so many black swans on the horizon that it is hard not to get neck ache checking which direction they are going to come from first.

sniff
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:48pm

Chavez has already started to move gold to Venzuela

Venezuela's first shipment of its estimated 160-180 tons of gold held abroad was received at Maiquetia International Airport outside the Venezuelan capital and escorted under the security of 500 soldiers to the bank’s headquarters in downtown Caracas

https://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=448016&CategoryId=10718

BUDDHA PRINCESS
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:53pm

SLAVES TO CONSUMERISM

My son has sent me this very interesting link to video dealing with how we have been enslaved into consumerism and how most if not all goods are now specifically designed with a short life span.

It is a lengthy video, but very worth while watching

https://sgtreport.com/2011/11/must-watch-we-are-managed-by-our-corporate...

Colonel Angus
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:53pm

Gold positive, then?

Wartime seems to emphasize the need for gold. And we seem ready to fling ourselves headlong into war. Nothing else will help the Ponzi to continue. Keynesianism must be saved. Damn the torpedoes...full speed ahead. (God help us all.)

backseatdriver
Nov 26, 2011 - 1:54pm

BS Reaks

This sucks. To witness the day to day operations of the ramped up propaganda and psychotic global elite vampire squid that kill, torture, steal, war monger, enslave (literally and monetarily) in real time is breath taking. I have seen my emotions over the years run the gamut. I fear that as we move forward the years will get sequentially more dire. 2012 will prove to be no different.

There are no new games for the squid to try. Same games just more intensity. All paths leading to the same destination that every historical tyranny has traversed. Where is the effing RESET button?

I hold fast to my first sentence due to the lack of poignant adjectives. THIS SUCKS.

Sorry about the rant, TF's new post just stirred it out of me.

Thanks for the overtime (weekend edition) post TF!

BSD

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