Plain & Simple

Sat, Aug 24, 2013 - 3:01pm

From the Puck T. Smith archives, just this simple video.

Puck posted this to his blogspot site on July 26, 2011. Nothing has since changed and, two years later, the video is still relevant, particularly in light of the impending increase of hostilities in Syria.


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Aug 26, 2013 - 11:18am


Power to the people, and the silver bulls.

Midday, Comex, launching backing to 24.30, but I appears that there is a 10c gap with last friday high. Ag notoriously closes gaps, but we have a break away all ready, in this move, the new normal, and a 2nd gap, this late, says lots of power, the move as just barely begun. TA guys should be all over this. 23.80 or the moon.

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Live Silver is showing 24.43 high, which is 1.57 to 26,

THIS WEEK, I tell you, THIS WEEK!!!!

Aug 25, 2013 - 7:55pm

Entire Year

First astounded that naked shorts would go to over 1 year of production.

Now, a repeat, Egon von Greyerz claims that India and China alone, based on Q2, import the entire year of production, (which would include china no.1 production).

Thats a double wow!!! a double wammie, short cover and China/India take all production. WOW WOW

funny, at the end he goes, thinks could get really bad. HEEELLLOOO ...

I think things are already there .... LOL!!

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Mad5hatteress redo in sexy golden skirts!!

The 5th Dimension Age of Aquarius 1969

The Spinners Working My Way Back To You Girl

Aug 25, 2013 - 7:27pm

26 handle?

Opened early china, with a pop to 24.30, and it seems that the MO is there, in the last week of August, which is seasonal big bang time, and one could reasonable expect a Friday close with a 26 handle in Silver. ITS POSSIBLE, Tonto, which is injin speak for red-ants, I think, and were based, eastern Arizona, I think. Chiachawa Apaches, come to mind, that in the 1862, ambushed yankees from california, I think. There was a famous one, escapes me. ....

The Lone Ranger Opening Theme Song

of course, Cochise ....

1848-1862 and the Last Thrust of Manifest Destiny. Front Cover ... Cochise: Chiricahua Apache Chief.

speaking of which, some may know I spent 20 years reading military books, and then toped it off with 3 years of live fire emulation, as a supreme military commander, at astro empires, well, I needed a misdirective operation, and recall this one. LOL!!!

Operation Alamo

After the rawr/rains coalition ODD surrender in A58, war was declared.
ODD decided to hunker down in lower alpha, while the SPuD mobilized taking it to ODD. SPuD being a lower level guild went over onto the offensive, and went after a higher stronger guild. This action by SPuD was admirable, in deed, and Fleet Admiral Potatoes get high marks for agressive command.

In operation Alamo, General Santa Ana, (yours truly) and about six warrior indian chief, made a bee-line run at THE ALAMO, an ODD strong hold, for the mindphuc and intel collection. It was a sight to be hold, General Santa Ana leading a scalping party toward the alamo. Many were fried after touch down, but General Santa Ana, moved off quick, and parked for surviellance of fleet movements in and out of the Alamo.

It was a riot to see, General Santa Ana leading a bunch of Indians on an alamo scalping party. Here were names provided for selection of fierce honorable American Indian tribes and cheifs.
Fleet Name--------- Player
GEN SANTA ANA Silver Surfer
Nez Perce
Black Kettle
Bear Paw
Black Eagle
Lean Bear
Buffalo Horn
Rabbit Ears
Red Moon
Eagle Head
Little Robe
Crazy Horse
Spotted Wolf
White Eagle
Kicking bird
Roman Nose
Sitting Eagle
Standing Bear
Ten Bears
Yellow Bear
Sitting Bull
Medicine Bottle
Elk Thunder
Buffalo Hump
Bear Hunter
Litte Wolf
Mad Bear

Aug 25, 2013 - 3:45pm

Butt Hurt Them

same old same old ...

We dont assassinate? Where did that come from? Must have some cut-and-run type in the Senate with a famous last name. The problem, and here we go again, both of them should have been taken out years ago.

THE SENATE IS NOT DOING ITS JOB, either declare war, and take em out, or shut the freak up. Senate is AWOL, has been for 50 years, out buying nanny granny gay minority addict votes using the federal purse to cement political control, rather than doing their job, and when the president is left on his own, Left or Right, and acts, he gets slammed as imperial. Congressional Political Pandering is the core evil, not a cowboy president. Get a clue.


OK, who is starting the pool, if The Big Red One puts a mega large US flag over a statue of Bashar al-Assad in Damascus center square?

Aug 25, 2013 - 10:58am

News Blast: World

Obama's Grand Strategy for Middle East Failed - Walter Russell Mead, WSJ
Foreign Policy by Whisper and Nudge - Thomas Friedman, New York Times
Should U.S. Help Britain Keep Its Colonies? - Doug Bandow, Nat'l Interest
Time for Obama to Answer the Syria Question - Dexter Filkins, New Yorker
One Place Where the Arab Spring Hasn't Gone to Hell - James Traub, FP
UN Again Looks the Other Way in Syria - Amir Taheri, New York Post
China, U.S. Vie for World Approval - Bruce Stokes, Yale Global

Why Israel Will Miss Morsi - Zack Gold, Foreign Affairs

Face It: Democracy Isn't for Everyone - George Jonas, National Post
Why 'Western Values' Are Dangerous - Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail
Assad, Like Hussein, Gassed His People - Michael Weiss, NOW Lebanon
Europe Needs to Grow Up - Juliane Mendelsohn, The European
Who Europe's Modern Nazis Hate the Most - Andrew Connelly, The Atlantic
A Report Card for the U.S. in the Mideast - Aaron David Miller, LA Times
Germany Needs to Lead Europe - Alexander Lambsdorff, The Guardian
Germany Flexes Foreign Policy Muscles - Jonathan Laurence, Der Spiegel
Obama's Tough Choices in Egypt - Nikolas Gvosdev, World Politics Review
The Show Trial of Bo Xilai - Jiayang Fan, New Yorker
Thatcher's Unintended Legacy - John Gray, The New Republic
Absolute Corruption in Venezuela - Raul Gallegos, Bloomberg
Where Mideast Muslims Can Speak Freely - Khaled Toameh, Gatestone
Cruising Cape Town's Meth-Riddled Murder Dens - Matthew Brown, Vice
The Ugly American Telegram - Andrew Bacevich, New York Times

CIA World Fact Book

How the U.S. Could Bomb Syria by Sea - David Axe, War Is Boring
In Syria, America Loses Either Way - Edward Luttwak, New York Times
Obama Briefed on U.S. Military Options in Syria - Karen DeYoung, WaPo
Iran's Persian Gulf Base for Drones, Midget Subs - John Reed, FP
How I Pioneered Drone Warfare - James Holmes, The Diplomat
USMC Opens Infantry Training to Enlisted Women - A. deGrandpre, MCT
U.S. Mideast Report Card: Not Bad - Aaron David Miller, Los Angeles Times
U.S. Seeks 50% Boost in SE Asia Military Funds - Gopal Ratnam, Bloomberg
The U.S. Isn't Trying to Contain China - Phillip Saunders, Foreign Policy

Debating a Strategy for World War III - Harry Kazianis, National Interest
Failed U.S. Grand Strategy in the Middle East - Walter Russell Mead, WSJ
Assad's "Nuclear Option" - Tom Hart, War Is Boring
Sequester Threatens USAF Response in Syria - Mackenzie Eaglen, US News
Kosovo Seen as Precedent for Syria Response - Landler & Gordon, NY Times
It's 1999 in Syria - Enver Hoxhaj, Foreign Policy
U.S.-Russia Joint Exercise to Go Forward - Josh Hicks, Washington Post
The Land of Unexploded Bombs - James Simpson, War Is Boring
Japan to Deploy Global Hawk by 2015 - Zachary Keck, The Diplomat
Welsh Set to Unveil "Air Force 2023" Strategy - Kris Osborn, DOD Buzz

China's Mystery Satellite a Dangerous New Weapon? - R. Beckhusen, WIB

Aug 25, 2013 - 10:34am

5...4...3..."Too Late" For Syria?

Syria To Allow Inspection Of Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack; US Rebuffs, Says "Too Late'

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 08/25/2013 - 09:53

  Image cannot be displayedMoments ago, Syria relented to the main gating condition that would prevent an all out escalation, and as Russia urged it to, has permitted an inspection of last Wednesday's alleged chemical weapons attack by UN inspectors. The WSJ reports that "Syria would allow United Nations inspectors currently present in Damascus immediate access to areas around the capital where the opposition accused the regime of using chemical weapons against fighters and civilians five days ago. A presenter on Syrian state television reading a statement attributed to an unnamed official at the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the agreement was reached after a meeting between Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem and Angela Kane, the U.N. disarmament chief, who arrived in Damascus on Saturday." Of course, since demand for said inspection was just a strawman as the last time the UN inspected a "certain" chemical weapons attack by Assad it found "rebels may have used sarin" instead, and the US was absolutely certain Syria would not relent to an inspection thus allowing a full scale military attack, the US is now downplaying compliance with this key demand, by saying it is too little too late.

Aug 25, 2013 - 7:51am


i've been to goodland and everglades city ............n to flamingo by boat from marathon.

ran all around the ten tousand islands in my skiff.

Puck was a good ole guy......he didn't assume offense so easily thru the keyboard as some can do.

Aug 25, 2013 - 7:42am

Right on Waxxy Bill,I thank

Right on Waxxy Bill,

I thank you for the welcome.

I happened upon this video today, and it made me think of this thread and some of the ways that people here described Puck's impact on their personal perspectives.

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I am uncertain that Puck would agree with the implications of this video, but I am convinced he would have given it his consideration. His mind was obviously one that was truly open.

Perhaps that is what Puck sought most to achieve from interaction with others that he had contact with. Open mindedness.

Based on the posts made by many such as Mr Fix above, I believe Puck was obviously very successful in making such positive personal impacts. Through his interactions, helping those around him in expanding their ability to consider things or notions, that otherwise they might not have, had they not interacted with him at all.

Puck to me always seemed to respect others freewill to choose to have open mindedness or not. I really respect that. I liked the way this video gave respect to the viewers freewill in that regard.


I thought I would share the video in the thought that Puck may have enjoyed it.

I believe that he would have, and thought yourself and other here would as well.

Keep on Truckin'

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Aug 25, 2013 - 6:49am


Still Going ballistic:

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2012 Presidential Run, 12,300, 018,300, 18 (2009-2012)
2016 Presidential Run, 32,700, 108,000, 60 (2013-2016) (Updated Periodically) < - New Wed Page for 2016 presidential campaign, operational eta 9/1/2013.

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Supreme Commander

The Global Confluence Engineer and Patent Lawyer The main direction will be building a coalition, Libertarian, Green and Tea, with the freedom platform, the conservation consumption sales tax, and the elimination of the Income Tax, as a means to run at the DEMs and REPs.

The main focus just now will be campaigning at Libertarian Party, Green Party and Tea Party Southern California meetups and functions trying to build a coalition of Libertarians, Greens and Teas, respectively with the freedom platform, the conservation consumption sales tax, and the elimination of the Income Tax and IRS Filings, as a means to seriously build momentum early on and run directly at the DEMs and REPs for the 2016 presidency. If these three groups will rally to the cause, there is a good chance at voiding catastrophe in the USA now over loaded with political pandering, economic collapse, totalitarian controls, dysfunctional government, no choice voting booth, military imperialism, uncontrolled spying, corrupt socialism, judicial fiat, among many intolerable states of affairs. I can change that all, and quick.

Aug 25, 2013 - 4:29am

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