Whaddayagottalose?

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Sat, Sep 28, 2013 - 11:25am

I mean, seriously. Why not sign the petition? It's worth a try.

This idea was floated yesterday by Eric Dubin at SilverDoctors. If you sign the petition and nothing ever comes of it, you'll have given away about one minute of your life that you won't get back. Otherwise, I don't see much downside to trying.

First, read the petition here: https://thenewsdoctors.com/bart-chilton-resign-and-become-a-whistleblower-open-letter-petition/

And then sign the petition here: https://www.gopetition.com/petitions/bart-chilton-resign-go-public-on-silver-manipulation.html

You'll note that yours truly was signatory #10.

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John Galtsilverstool
Sep 28, 2013 - 12:40pm

@ silver stool

I think you are absolutely correct.

John Galt
Sep 28, 2013 - 12:48pm

Going to Pick Apples

Mrs Galt has found a reasonably priced source for canning apples at a local orchard, so I am off to pick some apples with her.

She tells me I can go back to my 'Turding' when we get return.

Enjoy your day everyone!

boomer sooner
Sep 28, 2013 - 12:55pm

Signed and didn't Scooby Doooooooo

C&P from the bottom of TF Metals page. Really????

Hell, might as well sign it too. Not!!!! You can tell how deep it is when laws that should be enforced, are not and laws that are petty get pushed (Seat Belt Laws). I get a $25 dollar FINE for being a legal res. or a free pass if Illegal (U Cant Touch This), sorry cant find MC Hammer when you need him.

Add: How do you expect Chilton or anyone else to do the Right thing when handed a petition with 100,000 Anonymous signatures? Would you? Everyone wants a person to quit his job, possibly get taken out, for what he knows on the basis of a bunch of Anonymous signatures. Bet I can tell you what he says . And then everyone will be when he comes out and says nothing happened. off. If you will not put your nuts in a vise, why would you expect someone else to? If we really me business, it might be time to stand up and be counted.

Sorry, I take signing something that possibly means something very serious. Thing in life are only worth what you put into them, otherwise Gold and Silver would be free.

Dogbone
Sep 28, 2013 - 12:58pm

Nut up or shut up

Long time lurker, first post ever, in this forum or anywhere else. If you want to fight the zombies, remember Woody Harrelson's Zombieland advice: Nut up or shut up.

The Doc
Sep 28, 2013 - 12:59pm

@John Galt: All of us are

@John Galt: All of us are already on countless lists. You can take that to the bank. I recall a quote from one of our founding fathers who had put his name on a list that GUARANTEED his execution if their cause was not successful: "We must all hang together or we shall surely hang separately."

While it is admittedly unlikely that Chilton will resign and turn whistle-blower, if the petition were to grow big enough, it would attract media attention that would shine light on metals manipulation from a new angle. That certainly couldn't hurt.

@woofwoof: We would be excited to help the co-ordinated mass silver buy day at SDBullion. Has the day been decided as Oct 31st? We'll put together an industry best any qty sale for that day, and sell silver at basically break-even to see how big of a message we can collectively send.
It would be worth contacting the Sound Money Campaign to help promote the co-ordinated buy. They heavily promoted a similar co-ordinated silver physical campaign on May 1st I believe, and whether as a result or co-incidental, we saw premiums explode and supply delays explode for the next 2 months as a wholesale shortage of physical silver developed (obviously silver's trip down to $18 played a large role as well).
It's time to fight back!
-Doc

Sloppy Goatpants
Sep 28, 2013 - 1:05pm

Sign Already...

Stop the farce that you can remain anonymous and throw those balls into the wind and sign the petition already.

By default, we are ALL known entities--YEARS ago.

Why not try and affect change and just sign the thing already. And don't sign anonymously, that's another bunch of BS.

Oh, and have a nice weekend!

The Doc
Sep 28, 2013 - 1:08pm
Sneed Hearn
Sep 28, 2013 - 1:08pm

Chilton, the "good cop"

Why would anyone think Chilton is actually serious about wanting to expose anything? Seems to me he has been making good cop noises for years but always with enough "restraint" so he can not be accused of being actually serious. He may be Gensler's bastard offspring. Seems to me you would have more luck spitting into the wind than signing such a petition. Hope may spring eternal but it withers when fed governmental napalm.

boomer sooner
Sep 28, 2013 - 1:16pm

OMGosh

Do you not realize that "they" know who you are, where you live, what you drive, what kind of phone you use. When logged in on a computed, everything can be tracked back. What do you think is being stored in the big building in Nevada? "They" could probably go back and see if you were on a cell phone at the time, EXACTLY where you were (+- 3'). When on the anything that is transferred interstate, it is being logged. A really good hacked can probably cover their "tracks", but a dumbass like me is a sitting duck. But, this would be the first time a duck could "shout" back.

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Taxpayer-funded programs have created malware for Android smartphones that can remotely take over your phone's camera and use it to spy on you, according to reports in the Washington Times and PCWorld.

Researchers from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center developed the software along with researchers from the school of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University in Bloomington, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. (You can read their full paper here [PDF].)

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ctob
Sep 28, 2013 - 1:19pm

Focusing on the wrong thing

Its a nice idea, but first you must fix the broad apathy of the people before things like petitions will means shit. The apathy is the result of despair. You say "Whaddayagottalose?" they shrug back and say "Whatcanyoudo?". A broad section of people realize the upper echelons of the american leadership both private and public are captured by multiple cartels of cronies. Some of those who realize this even enable it because they think as long as their crony has some power they get a piece of the pie. There is no way out of this within the system, without both major political parties losing at least 1/3 of their voters. People within the system who try are co-opted or destroyed or both. And even if they made it to a high position such as president they are paralyzed by the entrenched crony system. Same has happened to many Kings throughout history. Every action within the system will be met with a wall of despair the symptom being apathy, or a variation of it; obviously stupid hope. That last bit might sound strange as the hope is one the things people need to get out of this trap. But hope in something utterly stupid (ie. running off a cliff) is simply putting the apathy in a different place its like how some depressed people actually become extremely active to hide from what is tearing them up inside rather than being low energy. Why do you think Obama was successful even among people you would not have expected to fall for such obvious bullshit? People know its fucked up. Digging further into the details of it is exactly what they DO NOT WANT. Its make them MORE depressed. Give them real actions that have obvious positive results. That is my take on it.

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