Deserving Of Its Own Post

Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 12:52pm

No time this week for an update from The Wicked Witch. This is better, anyway!

I found this today when it was posted to ZeroHedge. It's fantastic. I don't think that the creator is MrSilverGoldSilver but I don't know. Frankly, it doesn't matter. This producer has taken the "art" to a whole, new level by including caricatures of Warren Buffett and The Bernank and then letting them "speak" their own words. It's funny, educational and accurate...and it deserves wide distribution. 


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Short Stack · Oct 12, 2012 - 12:55pm


At last. Ah, raakin, smaakin, riiiikin, rockin, baaakin......

Okay okay, second - dang it!

foscotanner · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:00pm

close again

still need quicker pc......

Henry Frap · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:04pm

Great post

Great post Turd!

tobydaniel · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:05pm

Buffet! This cartoon makes me hungry!

Love the pronunciation:)

Istack · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:06pm

Cartoon commentary

Now your speaking my language. More reasons to keep on stacking

Gont · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:07pm


Makes my day

atarangi · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:11pm

The parrot and the magician - - -

A magician was working on a cruise ship. Since the audience was different each week, the magician did the same tricks over and over again.

There was only one problem: The captain's parrot saw the shows each week and began to understand how the magician did every trick.

Once he understood, he started shouting in the middle of the show, "Look, it's not the same hat!" or, "Look, he's hiding the flowers under the table!" Or, "Hey, why are all the cards the ace of spades?"

The magician was furious but couldn't do anything. It was, after all, the Captain's' parrot.

Then one stormy night on the Pacific, the ship unfortunately sank, drowning almost all who were on board. The magician luckily found himself on a piece of wood floating in the middle of the sea, as fate would have it, with the parrot.

They stared at each other with hatred, but did not utter a word.

This went on for a day... then two days, and then three days. Finally, on the fourth day, the parrot could not hold back any longer and said...

"OK, I give up. Where's the bloody ship?"

Gont · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:11pm

Isn't it great?!

Just really well done. I like it a lot!

Bongo Jim · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:13pm

Hey The Bernank

Is's all temporary (life).

Mammoth · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:24pm

Don't Blame These Guys

Don't blame us, we are just following Ben Bernanke's orders.

Anyway, we just make the stuff fiat is printed on...

Patrancus · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:28pm



jamato31 · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:33pm

class warfare

im really not a fan of the meme going around that the top 1-10% of the population are "the rich". they are in fact the very "small business owners" who provide the vast majority of the jobs in our country and the world. do people really believe that 1 to 10 out of 100 people they see are the "evil empire" that is oppressing them? 

there are currently about 312,000,000 people in the usa. if 10% of them are evil rich people, we have approximately 30 million people in this country scheming against us. or you might think the conservative figure of 3.12 million tyrants is more accurate. 

these concepts are promoting socialism and class warfare in america and we are being programmed to literally bite off the hands that feed most of us. 

this 99 vs 1 garbage is disinformation, and has nothing to do with the reality facing americans. the 1% are currently having all their investment power vacuumed up by the .0001% this means they dont have the capital to employ us "poor people" 

if your household grosses over 25,ooo FRN's, you are in the global 10%. make it 52,000 and you break into the top 5%. since this is openly admitted to being a global crisis, who are the elite based on this definition?

the problem is not "rich vs. poor"

our battle is oligarchs vs ALL OF US.

its time to stop promoting jealousy of the haves amongst the have nots. i think we all need a refresher on where investment capital comes from and exactly how it is that any of us with jobs in the private sector came to have them. i want the 1% to do well. thats how most of us eat. its the .0001% that can eat me.

how many people who post comments on this site are not in the top 10% wealthiest americans? if you have a trading account to manage, and care about daily price movements, you are not poor, and this socialistic mindset being promoted by the false 1% battle is going to cause the actual poor to feel justified in killing you and yours when TSHTF for real.

Tabberto · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:39pm

Thunder Road

TF that piece by Paul Mylchreest was deserving of its own thread. Epic stuff. So great to see him writing research like this for a mainstream UK asset management company, it will be widely read in London investing circles which can only be a good thing. Your average UK asset allocator will only pay attention to research if it has the mark of 'respectability' assigned to it. PM is a marvellous chap and a star of the future Turdapalooza event (apologies if wrong spelling) when we are all in high-fiving mode.

Photos courtesy of Casey Anderson and National Geographic

Mr. Fix · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:42pm

I just love cartoons.

Had to say it.

Thank you.

Paladex · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:44pm

Show me all the blueprints.

The Aviator (4/6) Movie CLIP - Show Me the Blueprints (2004) HD
Shnozberries · Oct 12, 2012 - 1:45pm


Something I can share with my family that thinks I'm a tinfoil hat wearing nannybooboo. 

IveBeenDrinkin · Oct 12, 2012 - 2:11pm

All politicians are the same ....

Another educational video classic for those who equate cynicism with wisdom, thinking it doesn't matter who you vote for: To understand what's happening, even 2800 years ago it was observed: "When a wise man debates a fool, the fool laughs and rages and there is no peace and quiet" Proverbs 29:9
recaptureamerica · Oct 12, 2012 - 2:22pm

Small catch... Big fish get away

Second man indicted in Upstate silver buying scheme Of course the Corrupt Federal Trade Commission should be first...

Daedalus Mugged · Oct 12, 2012 - 2:27pm

Thunder Road Report in pdf?

Is Paul Mylcreest's Thunder Road Report available anywhere on the web in something like pdf form? Scribd won't play nice for me. It displays the whole report in a massively over typed block of unreadable text in a small window. 

145Bluesman · Oct 12, 2012 - 3:16pm



my mothers keeper · Oct 12, 2012 - 3:16pm

Unraveling Why A Fed President Just Suggested Doubling QE3

this makes a lot of sense...

The Federal Reserve is indeed using QE3 to attack the problem of unemployment - but not through the method stated.

The cover story is that QE3 will be used to increase the money available for lending and to lower interest rates. It is a credit to Mr. Bernanke that he was able to read this statement with a straight face, for the assertion that the economy is being held down by too high of interest rates and tight money is ludicrous. Interest rates are already at historic lows, and banks are awash in available cash. Moreover, QE3 is likely to have very little effect when it comes to expanding corporate lending, just as QE2 had very little effect - because that was never the intended route to rebooting employment in the United States.

As described in detail in my article "Bullets In The Back: How Boomers & Retirees Will Become Bailout, Stimulus & Currency War Casualties" (linked below) the United States has a structural problem with unemployment that is essentially unsolvable so long as the dollar remains high in value relative to other global currencies. This problem was exacerbated by the rise in the US dollar caused by the Euro crisis - and it is no coincidence that the unemployment crisis in the United States is now getting rapidly worse even as the dollar soared this past spring and summer.

The Federal Reserve is, of course, well aware that the unemployment situation is far, far worse than what is being captured in the official headline unemployment rate of 8.1%. The government knows full well that the true unemployment rate, once workforce participation rate manipulations are netted out, is closer to 19% - and getting worse, as explored in detail in my article linked below, "Making 9 Million Jobless "Vanish": How The Government Manipulates Unemployment Statistics".

This building crisis of a strengthening dollar and rising unemployment called for emergency action, and that is exactly what Bernanke is doing. He is effectively calling in a B-52 strike on the US dollar, monetizing for the world to see, and pledging to monetize for as long as it takes - until the US dollar is driven down to a level where American workers can once again be globally competitive.

dontezuma · Oct 12, 2012 - 3:17pm

Here comes $30

I hate to say it, but we should be looking at $30 here in the next week or so. Fibonacci retrace and all that.

Zoltan · Oct 12, 2012 - 3:30pm

The One That Started It All

While I enjoyed the video it isn't an SGS original. He should start his own characters (he obviously has the talent).

Here is the first one from December 2010.


recaptureamerica · Oct 12, 2012 - 3:44pm

Guest Post: What Form Of

Guest Post: What Form Of Silver Should You Hold? What about bullet shape?

ScottJ · Oct 12, 2012 - 3:48pm

Bush State of the Union - Classic

Friday Humor.

Hilarious Bush State of the Union Address Parody
tyberious · Oct 12, 2012 - 4:07pm

From the horses' mouth

Ron Paul On The "One-Party System" Tyler Durden's picture

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 10/12/2012 15:56 -0400

Ron Paul will not go quietly into the night - and rightly so, it would seem, given his truthiness. In a recent brief interview on CNBC's Futures Now, he managed to diss Romney, smash the 'belief' in a 'two-party' system, and undermine any hope for economic change from the farce of an election. Summed up simply: "There is essentially no difference between one administration and another, no matter what the platform."

Starting by agreeing with Jim Rogers recent views that we discussed here, he refises to endorse Romney and then it gets interesting...

"They haven't the vaguest idea what Austrian free-market hard-money economics is"

SilverSurfers · Oct 12, 2012 - 4:29pm

Jim Grant

may want to add him to your twit collection, follow the monied interests. You will know when to stop stacking, when we get a string of balanced budgets at a healthy 6% interest rate.

In Laguna tuna Beach, we say, keep your legs crossed ....

HeNateMe · Oct 12, 2012 - 5:21pm

@dontezuma - Fib retracements

Why $30.00? If you believe we will retrace to a Fib level why not $32.00 (roughly 38.2%)? Don't be so glum expecting a 61.8% retracement. 


steveo · Oct 12, 2012 - 6:07pm

Living Will Form I hope that

 Living Will Form

I hope that I don't have to use this, but just in case . . .
Funny as all get go, also appreciate any klik type aloha.

department of truth · Oct 12, 2012 - 8:45pm

petrodollar will determine endgame

Given the infinite capability of the Fed/Treasury to create electronic dollars, combined with infinite QE and infinite corruption, I don't expect the endless naked shorts to stop until the petrodollar finally hits the brick wall and the global reserve currency is DOA. We have been hearing about how the banking cartel is at the end of their ropes and metal supplies for a long time, but it looks to me like the control of the fiat money system (and the military that protects it) still trumps all. 

Maybe when the dollar is officially non grata, THEN the stranglehold over metals will be ended. But all hell will break loose. And I don't necessarily think the fascist business model is above confiscation of gold and silver.

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