New Year's Eve

Sat, Dec 31, 2011 - 12:35pm

What are you doing, New Year's Eve? Well, if you're like me, you're cleaning the house on the orders of the Mrs. In between chores, however, I figured you might be looking for a distraction so I present these two items.

First, another great video from Judge Napolitano. You've probably noticed by now that I'm a big fan of his. In fact, his program is the only television program (other than football) that I ever watch. Please do not dismiss him because his show is on the Fox Business Network. The Judge is a true constitutionalist and patriot.

The other item is the latest column from Jim Quinn at The Burning Platform. As you know, this site is another one that I've recently discovered and now frequent. This year-end summary and look ahead is well worth your time.

That's all for now as I hear Mrs F hollering for me from upstairs. She must have found another toilet for me to clean. I hope that everyone has a fun and safe New Year's Eve. Sometime tomorrow or Monday I will post my own year-end review and look ahead so please keep checking back from time to time. TF

p.s. For good measure, here's another extremely important video from The Judge. Please watch the entire clip and forward it to anyone you feel needs to hear it.

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Dec 31, 2011 - 6:14pm


Great advice: Lose arguments.

I say things here that I would never utter to my family. They choose to be blind, so I have given up on enlightening them. I would save them, but they don't want my advice. So I have accepted that I will play the angry old man role in my family, living longer than my heirs wish, and making them crawl to earn my favor, only to learn from my estates attorney that I left everything to my cat, Mr. Dingles.

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:31pm


Yep...F'ing TREASON!!! These a-holes are declaring war on the American people. All the pieces are falling into place for a showdown. This government is not an American Constitutional government any longer. It's become a tyrannical, fascist, oligarchy, overgrown, bloated, self-serving, paranoid, and seriously EVIL! It has become the greatest enemy the American people have ever had to face. I'm done w/ all of them. At least Montana is on the ball with this...

These losers in our government are psychopaths plain and simple. They have betrayed their oaths to the Constitution and the American people. They've betrayed freedom and liberty. They are traitors and they must be deposed under the Declaration of Independence:

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:34pm

thanks purple

from a lurker...

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:37pm

On Rickards

Good responses there. QE as a fact or fiction is somewhat debatable simply because 1) the effect is lagging and 2) there has not been a formal out-right purchase of UST debt. Operation twist is a trade for time and currency swaps leave extra reserves still within the Fed "vaults". Okay, ZIRP is probably being implemented in the bond markets under the radar, but read on. Will the effect of these be felt eventually. Hell yeah, but it will take some time for that money to swirl around and get into the hands of Joe-6 (monetary velocity is still lethargic). And for me, the main point is (that I've held since 1989) that when the country is full of morons who don't understand what a "fiat currency" is or how it's created, this game can go on for a long, long time internally to the nation until a foreign crisis makes the whole thing go boom.

Terrible to have to live in an age where you're hoping the country's "enemies" (China, Iran, Russia..etc) will do the "right thing" and give us a financial kick in the ass so we can tear this house of cards down already.

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:37pm

My prediction for next year...

Gold Rebounds

Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg

That's an easy prediction and a excuse just so I can post this lovely pic.

Economical Disaster
Dec 31, 2011 - 6:37pm

New Terror Law: Canada Understands It.. DO YOU?

Read the comments regarding this terror law that Canadians are saying..Here are a few.


And if you understand this bill then you know that habeas corpus no longer applies to those suspected as terrorists. They can be held indefinately, with no charges other than suspicion of terrorism. The authorities do not have to give them a trial nor do they even have to tell anyone where they are or if they are in custody. They are not obligated to release information that can be deemed a threat to national security. And the only two political agencies that can determine what constitutes terrorism in the US, is Homeland Security and the White House Executive Branch.

A swat team can break down the door anytime they want.

Conspiracy theorists 1.
Disinfo agents 0.


Peter Bailey

4:38 PM on December 31, 2011

Goodbye, land of the Free. The Police State marches forward. Terrifying ...

Shades of early 30's Germany...



4:32 PM on December 31, 2011

Obama's message died.


What can the detained hope for if not a lawyer or a trial?

America is a corrupt illegitimate pseudo-democracy run by the MIC and wealthy elites. America is free no more. She's a nation of debt serfs.



4:41 PM on December 31, 2011

Another big sign that the US is in decline in every aspect. The economy is now in terminal decline and how even its judicial system is being eroded irreversibly. It is really surprising that things can happen so quickly.



5:28 PM on December 31, 2011

There never has been another President of the U.S. that always blamed everyone else for problems of his creation and so willingly accepted the credit for things that he had so little input in.

A total loser who is taking the Western World down with him.

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:45pm

Welcome aboard sAusAge

Nice to have you on board and welcome to TFMR.

Happy New Year!

(can I coax anyone else out?)

I love when this happens

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:51pm

Happy New Year

Wishing all my fellow Turdites a very Happy & Prosperous New Year!

Eric Original
Dec 31, 2011 - 6:56pm

Welcome aboard

but every time I see your handle my poor alcohol soaked brain reads "sausage", and then I get hungry. LOL. Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2011 - 6:58pm

Turd's post of Judge Napolitano's Freedom Watch statement...

I remember watching that one and I said that was the Martin Neimoller statement of the 21'st century. We can't let this go on any longer folks. Everything the Judge said was "What if's" about any of it. It's being done to us all and we have to keep waking people up no matter what it takes. Because "they" are coming for us...this should now be blatantly obvious, and soon there will be no one left to speak for us if we don't stop this fucking out of control psycho government...

Mourning Freedom in America:

Video unavailable

Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) was an ardent nationalist and prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last 7 years of Nazi rule in concentration camps.

Niemöller is perhaps best remembered for the quotation:

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out --
Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out --
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out --
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me -- and there was no one left to speak for me

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