Turd on with Dr. Janda


On Sunday, I had the opportunity to appear again as a guest on Dr. Dave Janda's "Operation Freedom" radio program.

The original link to today's program can be found at Dr. Janda's site. You'll also find links to all of his past shows here and this is a veritable treasure trove of information. If you're ever driving cross country or otherwise needing of content to fill your time, visit this page and start clicking away: https://www.davejanda.com/operation-freedom

Thanks again to The Good Doctor for the opportunity to be on his program!



Feb 22, 2015 - 10:00pm

Got it!

Got it!

Feb 22, 2015 - 10:12pm


2-1 over Marchas45, but who is counting


Feb 23, 2015 - 12:31am


with thanks for the opportunity to refocus...

2c piece
Feb 23, 2015 - 12:33am

Great summary Turd

Great job of clearly summarizng a number of issues that the members go into depth on in the pay site. Also great job of getting to important areas by Dr. Janda trying to bring the information to the public.

Golden Ox
Feb 23, 2015 - 1:43am

Great interview, want to hear more about another topic

Turd, really enjoyed what you and Dave talked about - more "big picture" stuff, which explains the reasons why we're so pessimistic on the future of the US economy... and so optimistic about the future value of physical gold and silver.

A topic I'd like to hear more about in the future is how credit will be affected in the US - especially after the Petro-Dollar system can no longer prop up the Greenback, and the USD is no longer the world's reserve currency. Karl Denninger has written a lot about the topic of leverage on the MT blog and his book.

I think when this leverage comes out of our system, it will affect the values of homes, cars and other things for a long time to come. What's your take on this topic?

James Crighton
Feb 23, 2015 - 1:54am

Kitco - Harry Dent advert - gold $700???

Is anyone able to explain the paradox of Kitco - repeatedly, and over a long period - displaying Harry Dent adverts predicting gold will go to $700?

It seems at odds with Kitco's underlying philosophy - their raison d'etre. Strange.


amarula4 James Crighton
Feb 23, 2015 - 4:22am

Kitco - Harry Dent advert - gold $700??? Submitted by James Crig

I think I can explain - he pays them money to put that there

Feb 23, 2015 - 4:51am

Could this be now beginning

Could this be now beginning of downtrend to the bottom many here (me) have been waiting for? (will it be the final bottom though?) ; or just another dip within downtrend that started on August 2012.

Hypothesis is, geopolitics will increase USD value faster then monetary mess will decrease it vs. Gold, and such constellation will happen once in a serious manner. (Ukraine as geopolitical event, nothing special in monetary sphere, direction tightening ( in USD)) .

GSR does not give any clear signal, though. But some support has been broken for gold and has become a resistance.

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:46am

New mining results from a great Can miner KIRKLAND LAKE KGI.TO



Kirkland Lake Gold Intersects '04 Break Mineralization; Highest Elevation to Date and Within an Unexplored Area of the Mine

February 23, 2015

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 23, 2015) - Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (TSX:KGI)(AIM:KGI), ("KL Gold" or the "Company") an operating and exploration gold company with operations in Ontario, Canada, provides an update on the underground exploration drilling program on the '04 Break ("04") (to the east of Shaft 3), at the Company's Macassa Mine Complex. The drilling program returned significant intersections on the 04 as high as the -2890 elevation, highest elevation in the history of the Macassa Mine and within a large unexplored area of the mine.


  • This intersection occurred at the -2967 elevation and on the west side of the Tergren cross fault ("04 West").

    • Drill hole 34-666 returned 5.26 ounces per ton ("opt") uncut (180.34 grams per tonne ("g/t")) or 2.53 opt cut (86.74 g/t) over 6.2 feet (1.9 metres) or 2.4 feet (0.7 metres) true width.
  • This intersection occurred at the -2890 elevation, highest to date in the Macassa Mine on the '04 and east of the Tegren cross fault ("04 East").
    • Drill hole 34-668 returned 0.80 opt (27.43 g/t) over a core length of 7.9 feet (2.4 metres) or 4.4 feet (1.3 metres) true width.

Mr. George Ogilvie, President & Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are very happy to report exploration success on the '04 Break mineralization. The drilling has identified mineralization on the highest level in the mine to date, and remains open further to the east.

We will continue to follow up on this target, as well as expanding the known mineralization at the South Mine Complex to the south. We have four other past producing dormant mines which have seen little to no exploratory work, and we believe warrant testing in the coming years.

The Company currently has a 14 year mine life based on the current level of resources and reserves, and with continued exploration success, we plan to be mining here for many years to come."

History of Macassa Mine

Production at the Macassa Mine began in 1933 and was centered on the Kirkland Lake Main Break, called the "Main Break", which had been followed westward from the Toburn, Sylvanite, Wright Hargreaves, Lakeshore Teck Hughes and Kirkland Minerals properties.

In 1955 a new major break was discovered on the Macassa property termed the "'04 Break". Located 400 feet north of the Main Break, the 04 has been the most important ore-related structure at Macassa since the 1980's and mined from the -3800 level to the -7,000 foot levels. As there is a mere 400 foot differential between these two distinct breaks east of the Amikougami north-south fault, they are sometimes referred together as the "'04-Main Break"

'04 Break Drilling Results

The current phase of the underground exploration program is being conducted from the 3,422 level incline. Mineralization is typical of the 04, comprising strong quartz veining with associated molybdenite, visible gold and tellurides. The mineralization generally dips 60-75 degrees to the south.

The Tegren cross fault is well known throughout the Macassa Mine. It is a late, post ore strike-slip fault with a sinistral movement (east side to the north) of approximately 150 feet (45.7 metres) in this area of the mine.

  • Drill hole 34-668 has intersected the 04 at the -2890 elevation, 60 feet (18.3 metres) east of the Tegren cross fault and assayed 0.80 opt (27.43 g/t) over a core length of 7.9 feet (2.4 metres), or (4.4 feet (1.3 metres) true width. This intersection represents the highest elevation to date on the 04.
  • A paste-fill hole completed in 2005 intersected two quartz veins in the unexplored area. The upper four inch vein was mineralized with considerable visible gold and tellurides and retained for display purposes. The lower vein assayed 0.51 opt (17.5 g/t) over a core length of 3.0 feet (0.9 metres). These intersections underpin the exploration potential in this area of the Macassa mine.
  • Mining and exploration in this area of the 04 to date indicates a strike length of 800 feet (243.8 metres), a vertical extent of 250 feet (76.2 metres) and remains open to the east and up-dip.
  • Mining commenced in this area late July 2014. Additional development is planned to facilitate mining and to provide access for additional exploration.

The following figures, referred to elsewhere in this release, may be viewed at the Company's website at www.klgold.com.

• To view "Figure 1 - Long Section (view to the north showing the latest underground exploration results relative to the #3 shaft)" please visit: https://media3.marketwire.com/docs/993191fig1.pdf

• To view "Figure 2 - Detailed Long Section (view to the north) showing the latest underground exploration results)" please visit: https://media3.marketwire.com/docs/993191fig2.pdf

The following table summarizes the latest underground drilling results in imperial values:

Feb 23, 2015 - 7:12am

Two great minds

Saying the same thing:



If this comes to pass, remember 2008 when PM's were pulled lower by the downdraft - albeit temporarily.

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:31am

Wesley Clark: "Our friends and allies funded ISIS...

Wesley Clark: "Our friends and allies funded ISIS to destroy Hezbollah"

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4 oz
Feb 23, 2015 - 8:37am


Nice 'lil reversal here this morning, huh?

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:45am

Why doesn't he say it like it is?

The US funded ISIS and encouraged our friends and allies to help.

Feb 23, 2015 - 9:08am


Not very encouraging - looks like an attempt to change 1200 from support to resistance. Chart painting exercise in progress.

Feb 23, 2015 - 9:54am

Ok, things look a little

Ok, things look a little better here (for now)

Danforth Coxwell
Feb 23, 2015 - 9:59am

Gold has hit a bit of

an updraft. Now over 1207/oz.

Feb 23, 2015 - 10:35am

Not surprisingly

Andy and I are seeing the same things:

Silver Monkey
Feb 23, 2015 - 10:37am

Silver and Crude moving in opposite directions

Guessing this was mentioned somewhere in the last thread?

Feb 23, 2015 - 2:06pm

What's in a name?


Using the Turd Ferguson moniker was amusing and entertaining when you started the site.

But I've noticed that more and more in your interviews, regardless of whether you're the interviewer or the interviewee, the other person often seems to avoid your old alias as much as possible. It happened at the beginning of this interview with Dr Janda - one mention of your old alias name, and then never again. I think it was a Jim Willie interview you did a few months ago where he went so far as to call you "Mr Ferguson" to avoid using the first name of your alias.

Do you ever think about putting the TF alias aside for good?

Just curious,

Best Regards,


Feb 23, 2015 - 2:55pm

It has been gradually happening

Just not an abrupt change. Using "Turd" less and less...

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:20pm
Feb 23, 2015 - 5:21pm
Feb 23, 2015 - 5:27pm

Pakistani doctors' strike

Responding to Pakistan Medical Association's (PMA) call for a strike recently, doctors in government and private hospitals stayed out of outpatient departments to register their protest against targeted killing and kidnapping for ransom of fellow medical practitioners. Talking to the media, the association's president recalled that a number of doctors had been kidnapped by sectarian terrorists and criminal gangs in Karachi and Quetta as well as other parts of the country, to express the lament that the government did not provide security to them. The doctors have a serious reason to get upset over the dangers they face. According to a report, during 2010-2014 as many as 47 medical practitioners lost their lives in targeted killings either in sectarian hate crimes or in cases of extortion and kidnapping for ransom. Those working in Karachi and Quetta have been worst affected because of the poor law and order situation in those cities. But other areas are not safe, either. There have been several incidents of sectarian motive-related murders of doctors in Lahore and other parts of the country. Many have left for safer destinations abroad. Last year saw a significant rise in violence against doctors. The PMA, understandably, is perturbed. So should be provincial governments whose responsibility it is to maintain law and order and provide security to citizens. Unfortunately, the response so far has been a mere shrug of shoulders. Karachi PMA president recently complained that PMA representatives had knocked at the doors of health department, the Rangers, the police and other law enforcement agencies but to no avail. Lack of political will, he complained, is a major reason behind relentless killings.


Feb 23, 2015 - 5:27pm
Feb 23, 2015 - 5:29pm
Feb 23, 2015 - 5:32pm

Turkish PM in Hungary to boost business, energy cooperation

Turkey and Hungary have set up a joint committee on energy cooperation in January.

Hungary is already negotiating with Serbia and Macedonia to secure gas delivery through Greece-Macedonia-Serbia line that will connect to Turkey. During a visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Budapest last week, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the two countries reached a political agreement on a new gas deal without disclosing details.


Feb 23, 2015 - 5:33pm
Feb 23, 2015 - 5:34pm

61 bln yuan of taxes reduced for China's small firms

BEIJING, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Tax breaks for small and micro-sized businesses in China amounted 61.2 billion yuan (10 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014, the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) revealed.

Business income tax of 10.1 billion yuan was reduced or scrapped from 2.46 million small and micro businesses, as companies with annual taxable business income below 100,000 yuan were eligible to a 50 percent reduction.

Value added tax and turnover tax cuts were worth more than 51.1 billion yuan from 22 million small and micro businesses through a temporary suspension for certain small firms from Aug. 1, 2013, to Sept. 30, 2014, according to SAT.

China has expanded preferential tax policies for small companies and reduced their tax burden to boost economic growth and employment. Nearly 80 percent of urban jobs are provided by small companies.


There is no parody anymore. The truth is stranger than anything you could make up.

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