A Holiday Tradition: Fresh Jackass


With all of the madness of the impending hostilities in Syria, what a perfect time to connect once again with The Golden Jackass himself, Jim Willie.

As you might expect, Jim has his own theories as to the rationale for these recent events and they differ somewhat from the mainstream script. So, rather than poke and prod, today I just gave Jim the microphone so he can explain in his own words what he thinks is behind this seeming rush to war in Syria.

Here is a link to the article that accompanies this interview: https://news.goldseek.com/GoldenJackass/1377892800.php

So, sit back, relax and open your mind. Consider what Jim has to say, form your own conclusions and prepare accordingly. TF


Aug 30, 2013 - 4:24pm

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Aug 30, 2013 - 4:17pm


Willie sounded almost sane today - good listen.

Aug 30, 2013 - 4:06pm


I've not even listen yet, and have an ear-to-ear grin!

Dr Willie always puts on a great show.

Aug 30, 2013 - 4:03pm
Aug 30, 2013 - 4:02pm

mayby a question for the commodities A2A

Never understood currencies. Why does the rupee fall against the dollar? Jim touches on the subject in the podcast.

I red Currency Wars but in the book no explanations about currencies!

Aug 30, 2013 - 3:57pm



Aug 30, 2013 - 3:56pm

Picking up from an earlier thread

On an earlier thread, I believe it was SE who said they'd never gotten a letter from Social Security like the one I mentioned where the Social Security Administration said when SS would run out of money, and how much they'd have to cut back benefits if no changes were made.

I've found my 2010 statement from Social Security that lists how much I've earned in every year I've been employed.

I can't seem to get it small enough to fit under the memory limit for posting here. But if you PM me, I'll be happy to send the relevant page to you via email. (note that my personal info on it will be blocked out)

The relevant paragraph is on the first (of 4) pages: "In 2016 we will begin paying more in benefits than we collect in taxes. Without changes, by 2037 the Social Security Trust find will be exhausted and there will be enough money to only about 76 cents for each dollar of scheduled benefits."

As I said, feel free to PM me if you care to see the .jpg of the page.



Edit: Here's a photobucket link to the letter: https://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag37/Thorus1/2010SocialSecurityStat...

Thank you for the suggestion, Strawboss

Aug 30, 2013 - 3:56pm

listen then read


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By Jim Willie, GoldenJackass.com

Refer to trade settlement outside the USDollar and diversification away from USTreasury Bond reserves management. It took some time to realize it, but the Cyprus bank incident was a misdirected attack against Gazprom. It failed. The entire Arab Spring movement, an ambitious disruptive project waged with foolhardy ambitions, has turned on itself. Egypt fell, its US puppet discharged. The entire North African region will be in flames soon. The USGovt interfered with a grand industrialization project for European industry, to be placed on North Africa intended to take advantage of cheaper labor, available minerals, nearby resources, and easy shipping. The resentment of Europe will show up in the future. The Middle East and Persian Gulf region is shifting its salute to Russia & China, as the noisy sectarian battles have been a common fixture since long ago. Bahrain has erupted. Saudi is clamping down and converting into an Islamic police state to create the Iran-Saudi repressive bobsey twins. Chaos is the longstanding objective of the USGovt in foreign policy infection, no change in decades.

PM Believer
Aug 30, 2013 - 3:54pm


Had the same thing happen but go back and click the link "Down load Podcast" and it worked for me

Aug 30, 2013 - 3:53pm

It looks like

The rest of the world is giving us the big bird. That's the scary part, like backing a rabid dog into a corner.

Love the Jackass.

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