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It's another three-day, U.S. market holiday weekend so you know what that means...a visit from our friend, The Golden Jackass himself, Jim Willie.

Much has changed since we last spoke with Jim a month ago...but much has stayed the same, too. If you want a reminder of where we left off in late May, here's the link: https://www.tfmetalsreport.com/podcast/10164/thursday-conversation-jim-w...

For today, I mainly just a dropped a quarter into Jim's back, pulled the string and left him go to town. You'll find that my voice fills only about two of the sixty minutes...and that's fine. You hear enough from me on a daily basis, anyway.

A few of the key subjects upon which The Jackass opined:

  • Covid, vaccines and his new report dedicated to health issues
  • The need for continuing, relentless and infinite QE
  • How The Fed is calling in select, dollar-based debt
  • The threats to and from the CCP
  • And a whole lot in between

Remember, you can find all of Jim's work at his website: www.golden-jackass.com

Have a great weekend!

TF

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mavens
Jul 5, 2020 - 4:35pm
mavensTF
Jul 5, 2020 - 4:33pm

Craig

Can you, or someone else, please explain these graphs to me like I'm a 5th grader? Thanks in advance... I've seen them a couple of times but the significance of them is not hitting me in the brain for some reason. Not sure why I don't get it. Normally stuff like this clicks with me immediately.

BillHilly, my dad told me something last week that I'm sure your dad would say to you right now if he could. "I am so lucky to have you as my son." All I did that day was go over to sit and chat with he and mom and I gave him a nice close shave because his left arm doesn't work so well anymore following his brain radiation. His voice broke when he told me that, and I couldn't even respond because mine would have done the same or worse. I just looked at him and nodded my head with mutual appreciation.

Your father is so lucky to have you as his son, Bill. Even if he can't put those exact words together, I know he is letting you know in his own way.

Jul 5, 2020 - 4:11pm

for anyone interested in science and data

These two tweets:

This chart illuminates a key principle. We are simply getting better at detecting active RNA cases - this is why the death rate is not increasing, while the case rate is rising. It is not Yule-Simpson, rather Ye ol' Simpleton.

Well done Hold2 👍 https://t.co/jFA2Wagzve

— Ethical Skeptic ☀ (@EthicalSkeptic) July 5, 2020

This method is far more accurate than testing

So the red curve is deaths and lagging behind by 14 days is actual infections in the country

As you see, actual detected cases are just the tip of the iceberg

Conclusion: anybody mentioning detected “cases” is a fool or a schill pic.twitter.com/NqvZ4nHUSH

— Gummi Bear (@gummibear737) July 5, 2020
DragonFly
Jul 5, 2020 - 4:04pm

Random thought

In High School they teach you the constitution.

In Law School they teach you how to get around the constitution.

DragonFlySteveW
Jul 5, 2020 - 3:45pm

Two subjects

I'm mixing two topics. One is how to respond to HR if I don't follow the work mask policy and the other is trying to make sense in my own mind of the maddness.

On the madness front. What if they have AI and robotics to look like a human but the just can't get the facial expressions right. How could they deploy the cyborgs...Make everyone wear a mask?

Im hoping to avoid the HR problem by working from home. My simple response is I'll return to the office when it's safe enough to not need a mask.

SteveWDragonFly
Jul 5, 2020 - 3:21pm

Mask Agenda

Dragonfly; "I'm wondering if the mask agenda is designed to take the humanity out of us." No, it's just something else to have us look over here instead of what's happening over there. The magicians call it mis-direction.

EDIT: I see that Ocean X also sees through yet another one of these meta discussions that keep the population engaged without asking any serious questions.

streber
Jul 5, 2020 - 3:05pm

Gun Controlled Chicago

2 children killed, 2 mass shootings and at least 63 injured, 17 killed overall

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-fourth-of-july-violence-...

Jul 5, 2020 - 3:04pm

Mopp Gear - Ft. Riley, KS Summertime - 1980’s

Oh yeah. I remember it well. High temperature, high humidity, and some ROTC second lieutenant who graduated from State U with a 2.0 GPA decides HE want's his outfit to don their protective gear, MOPP level 2. Of course it is strictly because HE wants to suck up to the commander, this O-5 who is equally insane, having spent too many days inhaling agent orange in the jungle in Vietnam. Anyhow, we all put on the MOPP [Military Oriented Protective Posture] suit and boots.

At that time, early 80's, the MOPP garments were thick cotton/wool fabric, heavily infused and impregnated with charcoal. They were like wearing a thick sleeping bag, dark green, with elastic around the arm and leg holes. Of course, they trapped ALL body heat and perspiration.

After about an hour in the high Kansas heat and humidity, as we all sat around in what little shade we could grab from the camouflage netting strung up at our field site, the group of us looked like survivors from some fraternity hazing ritual run amuck. Lucky for me I was in my 20's, but the old dogs in their 30's and the geezers in their 40's had had enough. When a likable geezer who played a mean cribbage game started babbling incoherently about needing something cool to drink, started walking towards the mess tent, then face planted HARD and tumbled down the embankment, we all raced to go get him.

We got to him quickly, and his mouth was all frothy pink and white. He looked pale and empty-eyed. I was scared for him.

We grabbed him, dragged him to the shade, and someone radioed for a medic. At that same time, we all stripped off that damn MOPP gear in disgust. Right about that time the 0-5 Lt. Colonel happed along. He saw the confusion, the looks on our faces, and asked why we were all distraught. Before the stupid ROTC dunce could say anything, one of us wise-acres said "somebody thought it was a good idea to go MOPP 2 and geezer fell out. The Colonel turned and looked at the grinning lieutenant who gave the order to don MOPP gear and said "what are you, stupid?"

And that was the last time that any of us ever wore MOPP gear again.

This is just another example of top down military planning, mixed with over eager, idiot, brainwashed ideologues with no common sense having a modicum of power and decision making. In a time of conflict, that dunce lieutenant would have slipped and fallen and accidentally killed himself.

I think that lieutenant is now a bankster . . .

Winder
Jul 5, 2020 - 2:47pm

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Winder
Jul 5, 2020 - 2:43pm

Yeah, it’s just a mask

Poetry Pause: “Boiling the Frog; It’s Just A Mask” by Forrest Maready

It’s just a mask.

It’s just two weeks.

It’s just non-essential businesses.

It’s just to keep from overwhelming the hospitals.

It’s just until cases go down more.
It’s just to keep others from being scared.
It’s just for a few more weeks.
It’s just communion or singing. You can still meet.
It’s just until we get a vaccine.
It’s just a few side effects.
It’s just a bracelet.
It’s just to let people know you’re safe to be around.
It’s just an app.
It’s just to let others know who you’ve been in contact with.
It’s just a few more months.
It’s just a video.
It’s just an email account.
It’s just for protecting others from hate speech.
It’s just a few people.
It’s just a credit card company. You can use cash.
It’s just a few places that don’t take cash.
It’s just a little chip.
It’s just for medical information and paying for things.
It’s just so you can travel.
It’s just so you can get your driver’s license.
It’s just so you can vote.
It’s just for a few more years.
It’s just a statue.
It’s just a building.
It’s just a song.
It’s just a few words.
It’s just a piece of paper.
It’s just a book.
It’s just a movie.
It’s just a flag.
It’s just a piece of cloth.
It’s just a blood test.
It’s just a scan.
It’s just a chip.
It’s just a dog.
It’s just a clump of cells.
It’s just the bad people.
It’s just the undesirables.
It’s just the Jews.
It’s just the men.
It’s just the Christians.
It’s just the people that don’t think like we do.
It’s just… wait…

It’s not just a mask.

#boilingthefrog

By Forrest Maready

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