TFMR Podcast #35 - Chris Duane of The Silver Bullet and Silver Shield


Last week, I had a chance to visit with entrepreneur, author and silver activist, Chris Duane.

If you're not familiar with Chris, you should be. He's one of the great champions of the cause and he has done great work in advancing metals awareness through his "Greatest Truth Never Told" & "Sons of Liberty Academy" video series on YouTube.

For his latest project, Chris is driving silver demand through a new series of specially minted, silver coins. Here's some video background on the venture:

Silver Bullet Silver Shield Trivium Medallion Review

The first run of coins is already selling at a healthy premium on Ebay, as you can see here: Regardless of whether future series sell at a similar premium, the coins are a great gift idea this holiday season and, undoubtedly, help our cause by promoting silver demand and reducing above ground supply.

Please use the link below to check out what Chris has to offer and please strongly consider promoting his efforts. Additionally, TFMR has a little skin in the game, too, as every ounce you buy generates a little commishkey for ole Turd. Thanks!


Click this link: and then click the "BUY NOW" button.


Dec 10, 2012 - 3:11pm

I'm a big fan of Chris

I bought some of the In Debt and Death They Trust medallions it was very well done.

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:15pm

Nice job...

Thanks TF...the archive of podcasts and the guests continues to grow and become more impressive as time goes by. Anyone who has gone a the 24/7 thread knows that many of Chris Duane's vids are cataloged there.

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:20pm


I be Thurd

Chris, I just bought a car for cash. There are some of us still out there. Frugal to, nice diesel that averages 35+ to the gal.

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:23pm

Coins are very cool..

I have Death & Debt coins and have already ordered 8 of the Trivium. Perhaps TFMR can post a permenant link to future coins. Thirty in total to be made.

Chris also has a video series that is must watch for all on You-Tube. They all have a message behind them.

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:24pm

Quick draw DPH

Yer awful fast on that trigger, stranger.

I'll just be leavin' in peace, to go listen to that there podcast fer a spell.

Git yerself some Ginko and some Feverfew to go with the asprin/advil. Kick's 'er up a notch.

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:27pm

Top 10

my lucky day


Dec 10, 2012 - 3:29pm

Hey DrkPurpleHaze

We just denied the 1st, 2nd idiots from posting their stupidity, good job Bro!

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:34pm

thank you for this!

guys, remember when snordelhans did that video with Chris' little piece on silver? Watch it again! it's beautiful ^_^

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Dec 10, 2012 - 3:38pm

You dear poster are just a lowly 8th place!

Life's a bitch you have been denied First AHhahahaha!

In that case, I'll be the idiot

Submitted by Mudsharkbytes on December 10, 2012 - 3:33pm. Hat Tip! 0


Dawg silverwood
Dec 10, 2012 - 3:41pm

We just denied the 1st, 2nd idiots from posting their stupidity

I don't know about you but, I have sure seen a LOT of "stupidity" posted past 1st and 2nd!


Dec 10, 2012 - 3:41pm
Dec 10, 2012 - 3:44pm

Lakota Banking

Indian Banking system based on silver.

Dec 10, 2012 - 3:44pm

In that case, I'll be the idiot

FIRST!, 1st!, Primo, Uno, Alpha, premier, første, eerste, ensimmäinen, első, pertama, An chéad, prima, 最初の, 처음으로, primus, pirmais, прво, Ewwel, pierwszy, primeiro, în primul rând, первый, Prvič, kwanza, först, ilk, Đầu tiên, cyntaf & ערשטער.

I think that about covers it.

Be Prepared
Dec 10, 2012 - 4:03pm
Be Prepared
Dec 10, 2012 - 4:16pm

@Green Lantern - Nail Biter

I saw your comment on the COT thread about the next 6 months being a nail biter. I agree that Obama will be able to push the class warfare agenda effectively either way this starts to unfold.... Whether it's creating a wealth tax or cutting entitlements, he has effectively positioned himself and the Executive Branch to increase their power position. The Fed will absolutely continue to see that the printing press, by any obscure or overt means, is the only answer left to them and they will happily proceed down that path. I would go on to say that the next 3 years will be a nail biter because of the volatile and unknown events that will happen during the failing system. At $1.2 trillion a year new money needed just to keep the machine in its current operating mode, I wonder when the overhang just gets too big for the system to continue under the same premises. I do think many people don't get that this $1.2 trillion the government is spending, for the most part, is entering the economy, so is directly adding to the money chasing certain goods and services. When do the nations of the world look at the USD and see that it is all debt? So far, everyone doesn't want to rock the boat because there's more juice to be squeezed from us and we can still bite, but work around mechanisms are being built hidden from the blind king to supplant the power of the reserve currency. Fun times ahead!

Dec 10, 2012 - 5:09pm

Great stuff Turd!

Chris always speaks a good deal of truth. Excellent podcast!

Dec 10, 2012 - 5:38pm

Glad to see they ditched

Glad to see they ditched PayPal. As a former employee years ago I can confirm they are as dishonest as any New York banker.

Dec 10, 2012 - 5:43pm

Turd Rounds

When do the Turd Hat rounds come out? Where can I get one???

Dec 10, 2012 - 6:05pm


Your comment leads me to believe that you might think bankers outside of New York are honest. Please confirm!

Dec 10, 2012 - 6:07pm

Be Prepared....reserve currency

Just a few years ago 60% of world trade was done using the dollar. Today that has shrunk to 40%.

The following countries are now trading using their own currencies:

China-Brazil; China-Japan; China-Russia; China-Iran; China-UAE; China-Germany

India-Japan; Iran-Russia; Iran-Turkey

The official loss of reserve currency status is going to be a huge blow to confidence in the dollar. When will the US citizens wake up to the fact that the dollar is in its death throes?

Dec 10, 2012 - 6:25pm

Dec 10, 2012 - 7:14pm

Great podcast!

I have thought about this stuff a great deal and it honestly had not occurred to me how the populace would have to, individually, go through the five stages upon the death of fiat... Brilliant. It would seem that a great deal of groundwork needs to be done (a PR campaign, in other words) to ensure that the anger is directed in the right directions. That period will be an incredibly dangerous time.

Dec 10, 2012 - 7:17pm

The American Mirage.

History is written by the winners and the US has had a lot of History writers.

1.) The only time that the US really showed any real compassion and generosity was during the Marshall plan that put Europe back on its feet economically. It was done pragmatically so that the US manufacturing basis had a European consumer basis with which to sell its goods.

2.) It didn't do it with Japan.


The history of the US is mostly one of a land grab, a resource grab and a money making grab from the indigenous peoples, here in the US.

Those people and bankers and their descendants are still in control of the monetary system in the US and those same people were responsible for the mortgage fraud that led to 2008.


These are evil power/money grubbing people who want to get ever more money and power until we are either debt slaves to them or wage slaves to them.

They have overreached this time in their fraudulent mortgage schemes and have become Bankrupt should their mark to fantasy mortgage prices were to be put on their books rather than their real market prices as per our Congress that goes along with this illegal charade.


Now why would the Fed and the Euro counterparties be buying up mortgages for full price when they are worth anywhere from 10 cents to 30 cents on the Dollar?

The Fed is the Banks. They can do this because they can print money and thus take these fraudulently issued loans off their books as though everything was above board and legal. Hey, the Fed bought them at what we paid for them, therefore, they must be worth what we paid for them. NOT!!

That's the big LIE.

The Fed was conceived to do the bidding of the big banks!!! Oh! It might have a "mandate" to conserve the value of the Dollar and keep unemployment as low as possible, but that was a contradiction in terms from the outset.

1,) Bankers need inflation over original terms in order to reduce the buy back purchasing power of their loans.

2.) This is why the Bernank and the banking industry are so terrified of deflation.

3.) Every Mortgage that is reduced in market price reduces the "Mark to market" price and thus the reduces the "amount" the Banks have on their books. Worse, the Banks will have to increase the amount they have on their books in order to satisfy their fractional reserve amount to comply with theUS regulations.

This will result in a spiral downward. It already would have except for the Mark to Fantasy Congressional edit that said that all the Bankers' mortgages were what they paid for them, no matter what they could now sell them for. Hence, Mark to Fantasy.

The Fed is continuing this Fantasy by buying non existent demand for US bonds. The Treasury is illegally buying illegally sold mortgages.

The Bullion Banks are illegally naked shorting the PM's.

These scams can't go on forever. They never have in all in History.


Dec 10, 2012 - 7:30pm

Stage 1: Denial

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Gluttony ~ Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder ~ 1558

An allegorical figure of a woman in sixteenth-century dress and a fifteenth-century head-dress sits on top of her attribute, a pig, guzzling from a pitcher; around her at the table several demons and nude women eat and drink to excess; behind them to the left a man vomits over a bridge into a river; on far left a giant man imprisoned in a building from which only his head emerges at top; in right background a windmill in the shape of a man's head being force-fed; various monsters eating and drinking throughout.

Dec 10, 2012 - 7:49pm

Politicians are Holding Us As Hostages

John Boehner Leads Republican Into Political Little Big Horn

In June of 1876, near Montana's Little Big Horn River, five of the Seventh Cavalry's companies were annihilated with 268 dead. Lt. Colonel Custer, their leader, was also killed, all at the hands of the Lakota Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho Tribes of America's Great Plains. The Battle of Little Big Horn has been deemed one of the greatest battlefield blunders by an American Commander

Just think of Boehner as the bone head Custer.

Dec 10, 2012 - 7:56pm

SBSS was part of my awakening

I really enjoyed listening to this talk

Thank You Turd


Dec 10, 2012 - 8:08pm

Stage 2. Anger

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Anger ~ Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder ~ 1558

An allegorical armed figure of anger emerges with sword drawn and with an army swarming around her from a tent into a landscape filled with violent scenes, including human figures roasting over a fire and naked figures being cut down with a large knife; at the feet of anger, her attendant bear biting the leg of a hapless naked victim; above her a gigantic figure with a knife in her mouth balances a carafe in her left hand; a great fire consumes a fantastical structure at right middle-ground.

More Silver Shield vids starting (or preceding) at the following link.

First vid (Riddle) is inoperable on the thread but the rest are ok from there on (hopefully).

1. The Riddle


B. Bernanke: "QE is necessary....the benefits outweigh the costs." Jackson Hole ~ 8/31/12

Dec 10, 2012 - 8:13pm

Ol' Remus has a few words for you...

Very much in the spirit of this podcast (regarding the shape of things, and of things to come), Ol Remus is on fire this week- clarity and vision, expressed as directly yet eloquently as you are likely to read... take a gander at this intro:

We lost the republic long ago. Within Remus's lifetime, loyal constitutionalist patriots have gone from the majority to a tolerated minority to a designated hate group and now, presumed terrorists. Meanwhile, the collectivists—the Democrat Republican Progressive establishment—are openly consolidating their power, strutting on the national stage like Mussolini in front of a mirror, their witless minions shouting down deviations from DC's two party one-party line.

DC has taken on the classic structure of totalitarianism: feuding official fiefdoms with fuzzy and overlapping authorities, all burrowing into the formerly private lives of the populace, legal cover provided by a Byzantine tangle of laws and impenetrable codes, a form of lawlessness in itself, as it's meant to be. In this pervasive fog and fear they needn't be lawful other than by their own calculations.

Read the whole thing...

The Watchman
Dec 10, 2012 - 8:13pm
Dec 10, 2012 - 8:14pm

Stage 3: Bargaining

21. Stage 3. Bargaining

Patience ~ Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder ~ 1558

The allegorical figure of patience sits chained to a block in centre foreground with a cross held in her praying hands; around her are arrayed various demonic creatures; to the right a hollow tree trunk filled with creatures, figures and birds; to the left a river filled with more strange creatures and odd boats; on the opposite shore a hollow egg creature with a man emerging from it; in the far distance a town along the river and on the horizon a setting sun.

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