Out With The Old, In With The Jackass


Another holiday weekend is upon us so, as per tradition, we have another installment of a TFMR podcast with The Golden Jackass himself, Jim Willie.

Three main topics are discussed over the course of this 100+ minute discussion. The first 40 minutes deals with The Middle East, particularly Syria and Turkey. The next 20 minutes are spent discussing the recent "rate hike" by the Federal Reserve and the final segment primarily focuses upon falling crude oil prices and the impact on derivatives, interest rates and geo-politics.

You've got all weekend to digest this information so please make the time to give this a thorough listen. As usual, if you'd like to go into greater depth, we encourage you to consider a subscription to The Jackass' newsletter service, The Hat Trick Letter. There is no doubt that 2016 is going to be a wildly unpredictable and consequential year. Only quality analysis from trusted sources will help you to see your way through it.

Happy New Year to all!



Jan 2, 2016 - 5:36pm

Here's my take on the Great Questions...

Technology has raced ahead of what it has always meant to be human -work, produce, provide for oneself and family. Technology eliminates work, and productivity has supplanted opportunity. There is not enough work no matter how smart or stupid you are, (because of the productivity technology has produced) and the world doesn't know how to deal with this yet. We are in a limbo: underemployment, unemployment, competition with third world cheap labor, and so we blame each other.

There, under 100 words too.

Jan 2, 2016 - 5:24pm

Whoa II

Protesters Storm, Set Fire To Saudi Embassy In Iran


I think the Saudi's days are numbered!

Mr. Fix
Jan 2, 2016 - 5:16pm

RE: Things an Average Human Cannot Know

That is a great piece, but it doesn't take into consideration the suppression of knowledge.

For literally thousands of years, esoteric knowledge has been routinely withheld from the populace. In our current time, entire areas of science, philosophy, and medicine, for example, are vigorously suppressed, and advancement in certain areas is no longer allowed.

I'll grant you a lot of if your basic assertions, such as the illuminati's genocidal agenda, but for the last few decades, nearly all advancement has been for the sole purpose of the consolidation of their power. Human advancement is now at a standstill, in fact it could be argued that we are regressing, as opposed to progressing.

Doctors, scientists, and even humanitarian leadership is routinely annihilated to suppress any forward movement. A breakout would be inevitable, they simply don't have the resources required to keep killing off individuals, and have opted for a mass culling.

The Evil Empire has technology available to it that is literally centuries ahead of anything available to the general public.

Worse than that, it is being used against us.

Just a few things that are worth researching, and considering.

Jan 2, 2016 - 5:09pm


This looks to be a very big deal over the next few days. We'll be closely following the situation. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-02/protesters-storm-set-fire-saud...

Jan 2, 2016 - 4:39pm

RE: Things an Average Human Cannot Know

Great thoughts!

"They want to drastically reduce the human population. Why ? It doesn't have a damn thing to do with ecology. That is simply misdirection. It has everything to do with control. By reducing the population, they can reduce the number of geniuses and to the illuminati, geniuses equal a very serious threat. Remember this, wealth has no absolute value whatsoever except to facilitate power, privilege and control and control is what it's all about."

That was a vantage point I was aware of but hadn't fully consider. Of course, they TPTB, have little consideration for people or the environment! Well thought out and elucidated. I love how coalesced your premise and statements to the conclusion.

Knowledge is indeed power!

Sound Money Minnow
Jan 2, 2016 - 4:33pm

Tyberious and other gifted intellectuals

You folks are way above many others at this site. The one thing you lack is human nature. The masses can only be controlled for so long. I am not saying you are on the wrong side. I am just saying that if we can't reduce the narrative to right and wrong, you may win the battle and lose the war.

Much of what you pass on is above what the common folk will see. I, as many, see things in a simpler form of right and wrong. You can forward a thousand posts of truth, but if you can't connect it to the concerns of a growing class of dependents, your words ring hollow.

That is the problem with the USA today. We have exchanged the truth for a lie. We are no longer moral and right.

I have purchased physical metals as nothing more than a hedge to retain future purchasing power. The current markets are designed to separate the individual investor from his wealth.

Its not because of the Jews. Its not because of the New World Order. It is because of greed, and those who have forgotten God. I just wish for a level playing field. I am not trying to become rich because I own metals. I am trying to protect my family from psychopaths who worship self.

Jan 2, 2016 - 4:21pm

Another Jim Willie Hit

The dollar is toxic


"What DB did not point out but is obvious, is that the synthetic dollar squeeze of the past year has made the global collapse now even worse than what was experienced during the great financial crisis, and it is getting worse by the day.

And so, with the world trapped in the worst USD-based GDP recession in 50 years, here is the question for Yellen: with every other central bank easing and the Fed tightening, what happens to i) the USD in the future and ii) to future world growth in USD."

Jan 2, 2016 - 4:09pm

No S@#t George

George Soros Is Telling America To Buy Gold and Take Their Money Out of the Banks Before It Is Too Late

Soros’ List of Winners and Losers

By using Soros’ money movements over the past year as the blueprint on what to do and not do prior to the economic collapse, one should keep in mind the results of the Soros list of do’s and don’ts and then act accordingly,

Soros’ List of Don’ts

1. Avoid the Stock Market like the plague. If your 401K or other retirement plans are tied to the Stock Market, you would be better off, in the long run, to liquidate your position and take the 50% hit from the Federal government for doing so before the age of 59.5. Half a loaf, is better than no loaf at all.

2. Get your money out the Federal Reserve banks (all banks). The obvious question is what to do with your money once you have obtained possession. This is covered in the next session under “Do’s” with regard to your discretionary income.

3. Avoid American real estate investments. Let’s not forget that the Federal Reserve, until recently, was purchasing $40 billion dollars of mortgage backed securities every single month. Then the Federal suddenly stopped the practice after they realized the error of their ways. George Soros is not investing in American real estate.

Soros List of Do’s

Don’t wait for the collapse of the dollar because it will be too late.

1. Buy gold and lots of it and I am speaking of real gold that you can actually touch and handle!

2. Buy silver. Same caveat as gold

3. Find a way to pay off your mortgage, because after an economic collapse, you will have no means to do so and MERS will there be waiting. If you are unwilling to do this, then you should sell your home and rent because you are throwing away your current mortgage payments.

4. At least in the near term, invest in Chinese hi tech stocks associated with their money movement. There are two very trouble considerations with this move. First, the Chinese would obviously move their money away from troubled American investments prior to the collapse of the dollar. Soros move to follow this pattern signals the end of the dollar.


On a more ominous note, Soros could be telling you who is going to lose World War III, or maybe he already has.

If the U.S. was slated to win World War III, wouldn’t Soros be investing in the American based banks, the US dollar and the American stock market? Instead Soros is investing Chinese money movement over the U.S. dollar, its banks and the American Stock Market? And finally, he is hedging his bets by acquiring physical gold.


Jan 2, 2016 - 4:05pm

Things an Average Human Cannot Know

There IS a reason why humans have suddenly started to acquire knowledge at such a rapid pace, compared to the rest of human history.... which is actually quite short. Actually, there are two reasons.

1) Critical Population Mass.

In a given human population, there will be a certain number of geniuses. This number is not absolute and varies due to other factors. However, geniuses show the way to the rest of their respective species....IF the rest are capable of grasping it and/or using it to advance. The rate of advancement increases as the total population increases. Human population has never been larger than at the present. Human advancement has never progressed at anything close to today's rate. The reason is simple : The greater the population, the faster the advancement of all human knowledge....because there are more geniuses. Like man changed dogs, cats, cows, horses, etc., man is aware that humans can also be greatly improved through selective breading and by applying man's present knowledge of genetics. This is stymied by man's well founded fear of himself and the knowledge that the "error" part of "trial and error" can kill.

2) Racial Memory.

Not to be confused with genetic memory or instinct, racial memory is the sum total of retained knowledge. There have been four points in human history where a huge leap in total knowledge has taken place : The advent of speech, the advent of writing, the advent of mechanical printing and computers....all of which were provided by geniuses. With computers, the total of retained knowledge has grown exponentially, to the point that mankind no longer knows just how much he really knows and must rely on his machines to keep track.


Now why would an alien race be interested in the human species ?

1) Wealth

No, not cash or natural resources, (with the exception of harvesting a bit of nano-gold and nano-silver from sea water). Humans carry their fantastic wealth around with them 24/7. It's their genes. An example would be man's color vision. Greys are color blind like most earth species. Can you even imagine how valuable color vision would be to a technically advanced, color blind race ? How about smell and hearing ? Greys depend on telepathy. So much so that their nostrils and ears have atrophied. They probably can't even remember back to when they had better hearing and smell.

2) Living History

Watching humans suddenly advance at an astounding rate has got to be of great interest to aliens. Humans and Greys both share(ed) the belief at some time that they are at the top of the brain chain. There can be little doubt that Greys got to where they are via genetic engineering. Now humans are on the verge of doing the same thing. Think aliens aren't interested ? Think again.


Now let's take a look at the illuminati.

They want to drastically reduce the human population. Why ? It doesn't have a damn thing to do with ecology. That is simply misdirection. It has everything to do with control. By reducing the population, they can reduce the number of geniuses and to the illuminati, geniuses equal a very serious threat. Remember this, wealth has no absolute value whatsoever except to facilitate power, privilege and control and control is what it's all about.


Sound Money MinnowJ Siefert
Jan 2, 2016 - 4:04pm

The Bell Curve

If people actually read the Bell Curve, by Charles Murray, they would understand that all you have to do is do the math to see where we are headed. We have the most educated, and genetically gifted, breeding less, while the dependent breed more. This will eventually lead to a destruction of the middle class.

Why you ask?

Simply because the the elite will seek to penalize the middle to make up for the dependent. The elite pull the levers.

I wish this book wasn't looked upon as a racist work. It simply stated basic math in scientifically significant study.

Unfortunately the average Joe cares little about statistics, the Declaration of Independence, or the fall of the Athenian Republic.

"I just want to get what is mines" That is the mantra of our new world.

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