Turd for Nobel Prize in 2013

Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 11:31am

I mean, why not? Plus, I could use the cash!

First, Al Freaking Gore wins the Peace Prize for...what exactly? And then O'Bottom wins it...why again did he win it? And now, the sanctimonious Nobel Committee awards the Peace Prize to...The European Union? WTF?!? Don't you have to be an individual to win? Is this what Alfred Nobel intended? "Let's just reward and congratulate ourselves on being such wonderful and peaceful bureaucrats!". Seriously? Seriously. Oh well, the EU does need the cash. So, the campaign starts today. Screw the presidency, I want The Prize!



One group definitely NOT deserving of any prize is The Evil Empire and their willing accomplices at the Comex. We've now had to endure Comex-opening beatdowns on 8 of the last 10 days. This is unbelievable and unprecedented. I don't think I've ever printed so many 1-minute charts and, frankly, I'm sick of it. Here are just a few:

And here are the "bloody gloves" from today's crime scene:

If I sound frustrated, it's because I am. These Comex games are enough to drive you to drink. We here know that physical metal is your only financial protection and investors worldwide are fast coming to the same conclusion. Regardless, the phony-baloney Comex paper price is still manipulated for the benefit of a select few. Whatever. Screw 'em. They'll get their comeuppance soon enough.

In the bigger picture on the longer-term charts, you can clearly see that they are making very little, actual progress. In fact, the shorts appear to be playing a losing game here. EVERY attempt to jab price lower is being met with stiff demand, not further selling. EVENTUALLY (soon), longs will be emboldened and, once some resistance levels are breached, the recent shorts will be forced to cover.

For now, keep your eye on $33.60 silver as this level has been attacked repeatedly this week and has held each time. Should a rally develop later today or early next week, our target remains $34.35. As, above there, shorts will begin to get squeezed and face capitulation.

And gold is looking to put in a "bowl" or "cup" shaped bottom on these charts. I'm always fascinated by these patterns when they come together as, when they work out, they almost seem predesigned and predestined.

Just two bits of reading today. First, Detlev Schlichter has penned another beauty: https://detlevschlichter.com/2012/10/we-are-on-the-road-to-serfdom

And our pal, Paul Mylchreest, has written up another lengthy report. Great stuff, as usual, and he was even kind enough to include a reference to some of our work here.


OK, that's all for now. Please check back later as I will try to post some thoughts on the CoT when it's released. It should be somewhat interesting as OI declined over the survey week and we'll get some idea of just who was selling/covering.

Have a great day!


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Oct 12, 2012 - 12:20pm

Bix Weir

Everything in the Conspiracy World is flashing RED ALERT for next week. I've posted the latest Road Trip here: https://www.roadtoroota.com/members/1021.cfm I will also be posting Private Road Updates over the weekend and into next week.

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:21pm


I believe that I can confidently state that neither Al Gore, Obama, or the EU will ever be recipients of the coveted "Large Yellow Turd Hat".

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:26pm


Memebers only on that link. Can you summarize what Bix had to say. Thank you.

SilverDog66 benque
Oct 12, 2012 - 12:26pm

Off the list

Missed me off the list Benque, you may be confusing me with Silver66

department of truth
Oct 12, 2012 - 12:27pm

The Nobel Turd Prize

I think merely renaming the prize, to the "Nobel Turd Prize", would really clear up a lot of the confusion that has surrounded the recent awards.

Clearly, most of the winners have, at the very least, qualified as prize-winning TURDS.

So let's give it to someone who is at least honest about his qualifications, i.e., TURD FERGUSON

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:28pm

Peace prize

And they didn't even consider Alex Jones?


El Gordo
Oct 12, 2012 - 12:28pm

Mixed feelings

I want to see the metals climb to the moon and be able to sit around and count my stack and think about how rich I am and all the good I am going to do with my newfound wealth. I also want to see metals go down so I can continue to add to my meager stack a little at a time as funds and price permit. So, I'm either in a can't win situation or a can't lose situation. I prefer to think of it as a can't lose, but sometimes I do like to daydream of fabulous wealth and day trips to Terlingua to shoot beer cans and rattlesnakes.

PM Stackin' Fool
Oct 12, 2012 - 12:28pm

Position Limits

Thought today was the day for position limits to kick in? I have had it circled on my calendar for a few weeks now. Guess just more of the same....nothing to see here please move along.

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:28pm

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:30pm

Silver RSI charts

All timeframes showing this current decline is just about over. For all of the doomsayers out there, you simply DO NOT start a massive cascade from RSI levels in the "oversold" region.





Oct 12, 2012 - 12:31pm

This might Apply to You...

Greetings and Happy Friday. This morning I ran across an article that you may be interested in. This is about folks buying collector coins in large (dollar-wise) cash transactions, and how this attracts the attention of the IRS & .gov folks. This sort of thing may be of interest to the traders & stackers here in Turdville.

Nobody wants a knock on the door from these folks.

(One reason why I like to buy silver from the individual sellers in a face-to face cash deal.)



Oct 12, 2012 - 12:31pm

Sorry ag1969

I' m no longer a member. I just get email updates :(

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:44pm

For anyone who noticed I was

For anyone who noticed I was shorting, I have closed out for the week at 1760. Seems a good exit point as a bounce is due but I don't think the downleg is done. There has not been any kind of stab down (weak handed long over-leveraged day traders capitulating)

Can't say I agree with TF that this is EE action. The spikes are way too small to be serious attempts at driving the price lower. More likely they are just profit taking from people like me who bought in in the 1570s. There are some people out there with nice profits cashing in.

If a bounce emerges I will be shorting again next week.

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:46pm
Hi-Ho Silver
Oct 12, 2012 - 12:47pm


It might not feel like the EE because there is so much buying here....maybe the EE just cannot create a cascade any longer....

I would love to see more capitulation too...

Hope you made out like a bandit on your shorts...

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:52pm


Please check your inbox.

Oct 12, 2012 - 1:04pm

@emaN laeR

Exactly yes, this is what they are up to. It started with Yasser Arafat when Nobel was trying to remind him that he didn't want to be remembered as a terrorist.

Oct 12, 2012 - 1:04pm

No-balls peace prize

I don't know emaN laeR, once you've got the prize ( awarded for doing, or not doing some unspecified action or inaction), and have the morals of a politician..............

Oct 12, 2012 - 1:09pm

Human Peace Prize Alternatives

Wondering who might have been overlooked, I did a quick Google search and found these possible candidates for The Peace Prize. What a pathetic joke The Nobel Committee has become.

I don't know who Kristian Harpviken is but this list is as good as any:



  • Gene Sharp
  • Memorial and Svetlana Gannushkina
  • Echo of Moscow and Aleksei Venediktov
  • John Onaiyekan and Mohamed Sa'ad Abubakar
  • Thein Sein

  • Harpviken’s favourite for 2012 is Gene Sharp, who has been a main analyst and inspirator on non-violent action, which has proven its strength in numerous uprisings over the past couple of years. The second favourite is Memorial, the Russian organization focusing on human rights, democracy, and reconciliation through historical documentation, alongside founding member Svetlana Gannushkina. Third on Harpviken’s list is Echo of Moscow, an independent media house, and its editor, Aleksei Venediktov. A fourth possible outcome in 2013, suggests Harpviken, is a shared prize to Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Mohamed Sa'ad Abubakar, both of Nigeria, for their contribution to interreligious dialogue. A fifth possible winner, within the always controversial peacemakers category, is Myanmar’s President Thein Sein.

    About the Favourites

    Non-violent resistance has been in the headlines in much of 2011, with Gene Sharp being a behind-the-scenes, yet apparent candidate. Now at 84 years of age, Sharp has devoted his entire life to deciphering non-violence, building a catalogue of some 200 non-violent techniques. His writings have been widely circulated and have inspired activists from Chinas Tiananmen square in 1989 to Egypt's Tahrir Square at the present. Sharp distinguishes himself by emphasizing the supreme qualities of non-violence (over violence) in the encounter with regimes that possess the capacity to act violently. Non-violent protests are more legitimate, allowing for broad alliances, preferably including people within the existing government and its security apparatus. Sharp's claim that non-violence is more likely to bring about lasting political change than violent action is even supported by new research. With the Libyan uprisings turning into a massive armed confrontation, and Syrian confrontations converting into a civil war, the qualities of non-violence deserve attention. Other candidates in the same category is the Serbian non-violent organization Otpor!, or the Center for Applied NonViolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS) and its leader Srdja Popovic, which has been instrumental in disseminating knowledge of non-violence globally. A final possibility in this category would be to reward the monks in Burma for their 2007 protests which inspired the unfolding opening in the country: a prize to the All Burma Monks Alliance (ABMA), perhaps shared with Ashin Gambira, one of its founders, who was released by the Burmese government in early 2012.

    The second favourite, Memorial, is a Russian organization which focuses on the documentation of historical injustice and violence, with the aim of promoting reconciliation, democracy and human rights. A Nobel peace prize to Memorial is likely to be shared with one or several of its most profiled activists, such as Svetlana Gannushkina, who is a founding member of the organization and now a member of Russia’s Presidential Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights. The activities of Memorial include historical documentation, human rights advocacy and monitoring, and legal assistance. The organization's approach to historical documentation as a way of overcoming a conflictual past is particularly interesting, and represents a softer alternative to the legal approach pursued through a variety of transitional courts set up over the past two decades. The organization is also active in Chechnya, where conflict is still raging. Memorial has pursued its mission sometimes at great cost. Its archives have been searched and partially confiscated by the authorities. The Head of its Chechnya office, Natalia Estemirova, was abducted and later found killed in 2009. Memorial’s current leader, Oleg Orlov, faced legal charges for his statements regarding Ms Estemirova’s death, which were discharged by Moscow City Court on 20 January 2012. A prize to Memorial would also be a response to criticism levelled against the Nobel committee’s chair, Torbjørn Jagland, that his post as secretary-general at the Council of Europe effectively rules-out a prize to Russian civil society activists. Another possible candidate in the same category is Sima Simar, a former Harpviken favourite, whose work at the helm of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission is becoming only more critical as the international withdrawal from Afghanistan is getting closer. In the same category is Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a psychologist and a member of the South African Truth Commission who has launched the term ‘empathic repair’. Other candidates include Louise Arbour, chief prosecutor for the tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda and since 2009 the head of International Crisis Group, and Richard Goldstone, leader of the UNHCR investigation of human rights and humanitarian law violations in the 2008-09 Gaza war. Within the closely related area of transitional courts, the Special Tribunal for Cambodia, the Special Court for Sierra Leone and theInternational Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia are possible candidates, despite their somewhat disappointing track record.

    Number three on on Harpviken’s 2012 list is Echo of Moscow and Aleksei Venediktov, its chief editor. Independent reporting and free media is widely seen to positively contribute to peace, holding governments and others accountable. Despite of this, no peace prize has been awarded to the media.Echo of Moscow, set up as a radio station in 1990, is now one of the major independent sources of news and commentary in Russia and several of the CIS-countries. The station has expanded to include a TV-station and a website. Under continuous government pressure, yet able to operate relatively freely, there has been some criticism that the channel is overly submissive. A prize to honor independent reporting in Russia could combine Radio Echo Moscow with others, such as Novaya Gazeta newspaper (where the late Anna Politkovskaya worked), the Caucasian knot web-portal (a source of independent information on the Caucasus), or Yassen Nikolayevich Zassoursky, widely seen as the godfather of critical journalism, and founder of the Faculty of Journalism at Moscow State University. Another possible candidate and one of Harpviken’s earlier favourites is the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), a diaspora-based news agency with a proven ability to conduct reporting under tight state controls. In 2011, many believed that Al Jazeera was a strong candidate, and depending on its role in covering continuing political upheaval in North Africa and the Middle East, it may have a case to make also this year. There is also Malahat Nasibova, a journalist and human rights activist operating in the Nakchivan enclave of Azerbaijan, and recipient of the 2009 Rafto Prize. A likely nominee also this year is Wikileaksand its founder Julian Assange, who Harpviken always found unlikely, and the candidacy has been weakened by the posting of documents containing sensitive information on numerous individuals.

    The fourth favourite for 2012 is a Nigerian duo: Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Mohamed Sa'ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto. As leaders of the Christian and Muslim communities in Nigeria, these two have spoken out against the misuse of religion in legitimating conflict and have contributed to preventing outbreaks of violence. They have taken issue with the view that religion is the root of the conflict, which they see much more as interest driven, stimulated by poverty and unemployment. Both men have served as co-presidents for the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC). Abubakar serves as head of the Nigerian National Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Onaiyekan is currently the head of the African Council of Religious Leaders. With Nigeria having experienced a massive escalation of violence justified by religion, a price to Onaiyekan and Abubakar would be a timely comment. A shared prize would in itself underline the potential of religious dialogue to foster peace. Another possible candidate in this area is Ghazi bin Muhammad, a professor in the Philosophy of Islamic Faith at Jordan University, as well as a member of the Jordanian Royal family. Ghazi bin Muhammad was the initiator of the 2005 Amman Message and the 2007 initiative known as ‘A Common Word’. There are a number of other candidates in the same area, including St. Egidio, a Catholic order which combines humanitarian work and peace mediation. A prize to the Burmese monks who protested peacefully in 2007 (see above) could be also justified primarily by the dialogue potential of religion.

    Fifth and final is Myanmar’s President Thein Sein, for spearheading a gradually evolving peace process in the country. Peacemaking is certainly at the core of the Nobel mandate, and many prizes have been awarded to both mediators and lead representatives of conflict parties. After a long period with little progress towards resolving the world’s protracted conflicts, we have recently seen positive developments in several places, including Myanmar, Colombia and Somalia. A price to Thein Sein would stir controversy, rightly so, as the peace process is still fragile, and armed conflict prevails between the government and some of the ethnic minority parties. But the committee has often insisted that the prize is not to be for saints only, and has in recent years been particularly eager that it makes a difference in processes unfolding, even if that may carry high risk. A prize to Myanmar is complicated by the fact that the main opposition leader, Aung Sang Suu Kyi, has already received the prize (in 1991; while giving her lecture on 16 June 2012). Looking at other peace processes, there are few evident candidates. Colombia’s President Santos is a possible future candidate, if the talks slated to start in Oslo on 15 October prove constructive (if so, perhaps a shared prize with representatives of civil society).


    Nope. Screw these non-violent and peaceful losers. Let's give it to these guys, instead!!

    What a joke. In case you missed it, ZH has a nice summary here: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-12/farage-slams-nobel-peace-prize-farce-insurgency-and-violence-reign

    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:09pm

    @Hi-Ho Silver

    >>It might not feel like the EE because there is so much buying here....maybe the EE just cannot create a cascade any longer....

    :) Remember when they smashed silver 8$ in 5 minutes? And that after they were supposedly on the back foot. They have made a fortune in the last year so there is no way they don't have the $ to create a cascade now. Especially in the thin liquidity of Friday late trading, if they chose to it would not take much to push prices down.

    Eman Laer
    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:16pm

    My theory about Nobel

    When O-bomber was awarded the Nobel peace prize before even taking office I came to the conclusion that Noble was trying to influence policy. Obama's saber rattling was clear throughout his 2008 campaign. By awarding the peace prize to him they put pressure on O to live up to the (bogus) promise of peace. Having the award draws more attention to O's war mongering. I think that was Nobel's goal.

    The theory also fits this latest move with the EU. I think Nobel is saying that the EU leaders can do things to promote peace, and that they should. Awarding this prize draws attention to the failure of EU leaders. I think that's the whole point.

    Edit: What is an alternative theory; that the people at Nobel are idiots? I think that's less likely than the idea that they're trying to influence politics.

    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:20pm

    Maybe, just maybe

    that why Obama didn't give a hoot about the debate. With a war there will either not be an election or he will be re-elected due to Commander in Chief satuts. I think the prospects are pretty grim, they (TPTB, UN and NATO) have been using Turkey to antagonize Syria, hoping for provocation. They need Syria out of the way, to deal with Hezbollah before they can touch Iran. The whole petrodollar scheme is quickly unraveling and not to mention China on the Eastern front!

    Nukes for everybody! Got potassium iodide? Maybe Utah isnt that bad this time of year, I hear they have plenty of food.

    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:20pm

    This is algorithms selling,

    This is algorithms selling, not profit taking, in fact there has been very little profiting taking which is what causes real downward pressure, adding new shorts at key pivots usually works for them to draw in fresh shorting with them, but currently most are holding longs. Don't know what you are basing your assumptions on worldend666 i guess on TA only, as fundamentals have very drastically shifted in the Comex short boat. Many wont realize this and that is how the market will react contra to popular belief this time, as it always does.

    COT report evidencing short of 57K for the commercials, a record. shows that this is shorting not long liquidation.


    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:26pm


    Yes, that's Turd for TWO Nobel Prizes.

    The Nobel Peace Prize AND The Nobel Prize for Economics all because of his ginormous efforts in getting people educated and into precious metals BEFORE the great system reset. Thus saving millions from financial destruction and saving their savings through to the other side.

    I hope the manipulation ends soon, I'm running out of popcorn. The only ammo they have is the fear factor.

    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:30pm

    you bet

    right, pull the trigger at 1770, and now at 1760. never fails ...




    to recover and go much much higher making the buy always a great one.

    keep the faith ....

    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:35pm
    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:42pm

    Hi Hawk The commercial shorts

    Hi Hawk

    The commercial shorts were written as the price was rising, probably as the other side of speculators buying futures. They were already hitting record numbers as gold was topping out at 1797.

    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:43pm

    New Low in Credibility

    When they gave OBottom the Nobel Peace Prize I thought that really took the cake.

    I was wrong!

    "Reality is not only stranger than you imagine... it is stranger than you CAN imagine!"

    Dyna mo hum
    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:46pm


    Here is a recent a piece from Debka err duh really the Mossad I think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKXqOsiH0WU&feature=player_detailpage

    Missiondweller TF
    Oct 12, 2012 - 1:51pm


    Hope he's wrong too. I'm especially worried about the two amphibious ships because it indicates they are preparing for a "ground assault". Perhaps they are preparing, if they must, to put troops on the ground at those Iranian nuclear sites to insure they are destroyed.

    I previously stated I thought it would be a limited (2-3 weeks) air war but this appears much more ominous.

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