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The plan is to survive. For all of us. The bell weather has come. Forget anything but force against us from now on. This created plan-demic perfect storm is the perfect alibi for the rapacious economic monitary policies now failing after the last 50 years or so of skimming legal larceny. Like all raptors, they don't accede easily...

Plan accordingly.
 

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The plan is to survive. For all of us. The bell weather has come. Forget anything but force against us from now on. This created plan-demic perfect storm is the perfect alibi for the rapacious economic monitary policies now failing after the last 50 years or so of skimming legal larceny. Like all raptors, they don't accede easily...

Plan accordingly.
I had dreams last night of another great depression. Not people declaring bankruptcy, but migrant camps, people dressed in rags and living in squalor after losing their homes.
 

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I had dreams last night of another great depression. Not people declaring bankruptcy, but migrant camps, people dressed in rags and living in squalor after losing their homes.
Truth be told - for most people...that would be an improvement...

Back to the basics. Where people have to work together to accomplish things. Where hard work and honest dealings are inculcated in all levels of society. Where civil society and personal responsibility are the rule of the day...
 

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Truth be told - for most people...that would be an improvement...

Back to the basics. Where people have to work together to accomplish things. Where hard work and honest dealings are inculcated in all levels of society. Where civil society and personal responsibility are the rule of the day...
We can get there within a generation or maybe 2. The current generation is addicted to cell phones and video games. Then there the millions on welfare that have no clue about personal responsibility. They will be the first to loot and show up at every location looking for free handouts. Sadly the left has destroyed every idea of personal responsibility and the right hasn't been much help either.. It will be people like us on this forums and others that are the teachers of that concept.
 

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And this is the reason to stack ammo deep. This must be resisted on all counts. If trump pushes this then we know he was a fraud. His base will never stand for this either so its pretty much game on at that point. If they can turn digital dollars on they can turn your account off.
Yeah, exactly. If they turn on digital currency, they can control you, entirely. What you buy, when you can buy it, how much you can buy, if you can buy. They will track all that you buy. If you buy too many cigars, for instance, maybe they can delete or modify your government healthcare account. If you buy too much beef and they have declared beef to be bad for you, bad for the environment, guess what! No more healthcare at all. Are you buying too many guns, too much ammo? Maybe we’ll just have to look at you real close. Have you psychologically tested. I can see all kinds of evil there.

I am a DJT supporter. But, you’re right! If he supports this kind of madness, he will have been a fraud.
 

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guys, don't think it is heading there,

for one, they haven't trial run anything as of yet,
these 2 bit existing blockchains are minor in scale, and have zero ability to handle that to which you speak,

secondly, they don't have the authority to do so yet,
that is doc'd in our history, and that history needs to be changed prior to them going all digital,

legally they cannot just wave a magic wand and state from this day forward it is all digital,

quit listening to those morons and their bullshit,
 

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guys, don't think it is heading there,

for one, they haven't trial run anything as of yet,
these 2 bit existing blockchains are minor in scale, and have zero ability to handle that to which you speak,

secondly, they don't have the authority to do so yet,
that is doc'd in our history, and that history needs to be changed prior to them going all digital,

legally they cannot just wave a magic wand and state from this day forward it is all digital,

quit listening to those morons and their bullshit,
I hope you’re right sir. I do tend to be paranoid. It comes in handy, sometimes. But, other times, it makes things look unnecessarily ominous.
 

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chief,

look at your link more closely
the guy has a degree in law and .gov
doesn't have a damn thing to do with digital


Mr. Brooks joins the OCC from Coinbase, Inc., where he has served as Chief Legal Officer since September 2018. He previously served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Fannie Mae. Mr. Brooks also served as a member of the senior executive team of OneWest Bank, N.A., from 2011 to 2014. Prior to joining OneWest, he served as managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office of O'Melveny & Myers LLP.


Mr. Brooks holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University in government and a law degree from the University of Chicago. He will step down from the boards of directors of Fannie Mae, where he has served since March 2019, and Avant, where he has served since 2017, prior to joining the OCC.
 

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I'll share a little of what happened to me yesterday.
I go to Amazon to or Unca Walts book and throw in a few other things that are on my list.. CC rejected
I rejected banks back in 08 so only use net spend now. Just loaded money on it the other day and was plenty on there.
Go to another site to place an order thinking maybe Amazon is having issues with all the extra ordering that must be going on.. Nope rejected again.

Call net spend and find out my cards been put on hold. Girl wont give me a reason why and says she has to check with higher ups before she can say anything..

Of course I figure I been buying to many cigars out of switzerland lately and the gov decided to crack down now of all times. Or maybe I am running to much cash through my account.. Lots of shit gos through your head when this happens. Including, what if it is the gov cracking down on my cigar buying and I cant get my money back. Asset forfeiture.
Am I paranoid? Only a little but the saying, if you don't hold it you don't own it comes to mind.. Even a small thing like putting 500 bucks on a prepaid card and you can lose control of it.
Now imagine 350 million Americans who have nothing but digital dollars. Someone higher up gets to decide if you can spend your money and like others have said, on what and how much and oh, by the way, no cuban cigars for you. Ammo is illegal here, no ammo for you. ect.. This is something that should never ever be implemented, not now, not anytime in the future, ever..

Ok I wont leave ya hanging, card was fine, girl had to call me back to verify my number because someone else tried to use my card with a different phone number.
Now, what really gets me is this is a brand new replacement card. About 3 weeks ago someone tried to use my card and they shut it down. Some Chinese sounding name. They tried to steal 1.39 cents LOL. Netspend shut the card down for that?????Anyway, sent me a replacement card and have only made 1 order from Switzerland with it before someone tried to use the card again? Very strange.
 

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On a positive note,

your phone company is whoring out your number to the politicians,

lisa from the communist campaign of sanders has texted me twice now telling me how great he is for amerika
 

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totally get that chief,
 

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I had dreams last night of another great depression. Not people declaring bankruptcy, but migrant camps, people dressed in rags and living in squalor after losing their homes.
I don't see that happening. I'm more inclined to go with SB on this one. Many people will band together. Those in true need will helped by those who have prepared and have the means. Those who have milked the system will be shunned and either come around and work with the rest of us, or perish
 

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how do you think this shitstorm will play out?
great question, but I cannot answer that yet, as I am still trying to pin the tail on the donkey,

and there are a lot of options,

looking at it currently though,

-there really is no 'fed situation', as things are actually quite normal
-no major financial houses blowing up, no big corps disintegrating, etc, nothing
-sure stocks have declined, but big picture, not that much
-the dollar has been higher, but it certainly hasn't cratered at all
-the economy prior to this was smooth and steady,
-there has been no abnormal activity leading up to this, military moves, wars began, and so on
-job gain has been steady
-labor participation has been growing, not declining as some move in off the sidelines

and all of this is still true today, other than the mass disinformation campaign perpetrating the fraud on the avg slave worldwide,

and it is true that now the slaves are getting worked up, getting worried and freaking the f@#R out as .gov tells them to

when you honestly look at it, this is a massive nothing burger,
you are talking about a few dead worldwide, and a few thousand infected worldwide, and yet they are going to shut down the world economy over it

so clearly there is something else up, some objective as of yet hidden, having absolutely nothing to do with the beer flu, yet that is the vehicle being used to bludgeon the masses
 

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chief,

even been looking at the option that this is a manipulation from the top to deleverage the system,
we all know things were overcooked worldwide on a fiat basis,

and to me, it is very possible that the fed and its cronies are the sellers, and once the ball was rolling, a lot of fiat is extinguished and moved back to them,

they get flush in a hurry, and then have oodles of ammo to toss back at it and then sit back and watch it all rise again, until the next time. They are one of the few with the ability to do so.

all it takes is for the ball to get rolling along, either direction, and once it does, all the slaves and players storm the gates wanting a piece of the action, up or down.

it would be an absolutely wonderful way to deleverage the system and give everyone cover to take a step back and slow their roll a bit
 
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chief,

even been looking at the option that this is a manipulation from the top to deleverage the system,
we all know things were overcooked worldwide on a fiat basis,

and to me, it is very possible that the fed and its cronies are the sellers, and once the ball was rolling, a lot of fiat is extinguished and moved back to them,

they get flush in a hurry, and then have oodles of ammo to toss back at it and then sit back and watch it all rise again, until the next time. They are one of the few with the ability to do so.

all it takes is for the ball to get rolling along, either direction, and once it does, all the slaves and players storm the gates wanting a piece of the action, up or down.

it would be an absolutely wonderful way to deleverage the system and give everyone cover to take a step back and slow their roll a bit
If this is indeed a play by the top, they have almost certainly killed their golden goose.
 

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Remember somebody is making HUGE money off of all these pops & drops........ both ways........if because they are creating them........
My thought & why I stay out of the big boys controlled crap shoot ! :angry then happy::2 thumbs up:
 

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So my next question would be, why did all the other virus episodes never get going (in terms of the fear generated), yet this beast has grown legs like nothing before? What's the secret ingredient they didn't have for the previous "epidemics"?
Something's different about this for sure. This is a prelude for something much bigger to happen. It's the only explanation I can think of. Because of that my objectivity has increased 100 fold. What I felt was more of the same bullshit before has suddenly because very possible to me given the events of the last week.
 

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I had dreams last night of another great depression. Not people declaring bankruptcy, but migrant camps, people dressed in rags and living in squalor after losing their homes.
I pray it was a bad dream due to spicey food too late at night.
 

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What's the secret ingredient they didn't have for the previous "epidemics"?
just go back and look at those others, it wasn't the time

you didn't have the propaganda feeding frenzy there is now,
it would be mentioned in the newz, then they would go back to their regularly scheduled programming, 'the kenyan is great' or 'orange man bad'
 

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The virus could be creating a perfect storm for dismantling 'big education' as we know it. With so many schools shutting down and temporarily going online, maybe it's what it will take for everyone to finally figure out that the fancy bloated campuses with their high tuition rates are no longer needed. Could be a game changer. Something to think about.
 
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The virus could be creating a perfect storm for dismantling 'big education' as we know it. With so many schools shutting down and temporarily going online, maybe it's what it will take for everyone to finally figure out that the fancy bloated campuses with their high tuition rates are no longer needed. Could be a game changer. Something to think about.
This shitstorm has the potential to wipe out the big everythings, including edukayshun.
 

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So my next question would be, why did all the other virus episodes never get going (in terms of the fear generated), yet this beast has grown legs like nothing before? What's the secret ingredient they didn't have for the previous "epidemics"?
I suspect it's because of timing. The goatherds started dumping oil just as the virus came ashore, just as stock market needed an excuse to correct anyway. Had the markets not shat themselves, no one would have given the virus a second thought.
 

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DF,

I could only hope that one of my earlier rants would come to fruition,

It would be a good thing,
 

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The virus could be creating a perfect storm for dismantling 'big education' as we know it. With so many schools shutting down and temporarily going online, maybe it's what it will take for everyone to finally figure out that the fancy bloated campuses with their high tuition rates are no longer needed. Could be a game changer. Something to think about.
IMHO, the younger generation will see the flexibility of online courses and want them over resident courses. Some courses (science labs, etc.) would still have to be resident courses though.
 

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At 5:20 he destroys his credibility. I know Costa Mesa & Newport Beach like all of you know the palm of your hand !!!
Why does he say Mother's in Newport Beach. Mother's is in Costa Mesa !! But to say "Newport Beach" is much more prestigious !!
Mothers Market & Kitchen
1890 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2800
+1 949-642-2154

I guess I am picking the fly shit out of the pepper because he also wants an hour of my/our time to say what could be said in a much shorter time !
 

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The virus could be creating a perfect storm for dismantling 'big education' as we know it. With so many schools shutting down and temporarily going online, maybe it's what it will take for everyone to finally figure out that the fancy bloated campuses with their high tuition rates are no longer needed. Could be a game changer. Something to think about.
Something many of us have thrown around on here as well. :). I think it would be good except for those in the education field of course.. Time to find another career. Maybe they can learn to code. :bomb 1:



So whats next? The checks will flow to everyone first.. Then, since that is good for the economy they will start to flow on a monthly basis. Should be great for the economy. 1000 a month buys a new truck. For now...
Then since it will work so well here we will open up that program to the rest of the world. Since everyone in the world will benefit from free money and especially corporations, this will be great.
Just a smooth transition into Ai and automated everything like Wang was predicting by the end of the decade.
So everyone sits home, plays video games and watches porn. Orders their food which is delivered right to their door and the virus sterilizes the menfolk. In a couple generations the machines have taken over and realized that Humans are useless parasites and the worlds resources can be used for much further expansion of AI into the galaxy and beyond.

Or the checks start flowing and eventually hyperinflation destroys everything in this man made society (Which i lovingly refer to as a fiction) We go into the greatest depression ever and come out with some new societal system.
 

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Does the inevitable dollar crash have anything to do with all this hype ?
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Its not crashing though. Through the roof right now making a run for 100. Remember a few years ago when gas was almost 4 bucks and a dollar would buy you 1/4 gallon? Now it buys you 1/2 a gallon.
 

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Its not crashing though. Through the roof right now making a run for 100. Remember a few years ago when gas was almost 4 bucks and a dollar would buy you 1/4 gallon? Now it buys you 1/2 a gallon.
I hear ya, but with all the billions/trillions flying around right now, I think that gas is not the right measuring stick.
Our dollar is starting to look like Zimbabwe, Venezuela, the old German mark....