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Ron Paul: Sanctions on Iran are an Act of War!

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October 30, 2009 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , | 8 Comments

US-Israeli Missile Defense War Game Signals Israeli Attack on Iran!

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October 30, 2009 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Superfund: Gold to Rise to $2,000 Amid ‘Massive’ Inflation!

Gold Chart - 29 Oct 09

Gold Bull is still intact! $1300/ounce target!

  • I am still pretty much a precious metal bull. The recent minor correction was an opportunity to buy more physical gold/silver. Based on seasonal patterns, in most years, there is an October correction before an upsurge in prices. How high? Gold should achieve at least US$1300/ounce within 6 months. Silver will test and break the US$18.10/ounce and head towards $21.xx on its way to US$25.50/ounce, by April 2010. Bloomberg reports :
      
    Gold may rise to a record $2,000 an ounce in the next three years as investors hedge against “massive” inflation sparked by governments printing money, according to Superfund Financial Singapore Pte’s Aaron Smith. “In the next few years, after the deflation cycle, we’ll see massive inflation,” Managing Director Smith, 30, said in an interview. “Soon, when you go to buy a cup of coffee, you’ll pay $20 or $30 because the dollar won’t be worth anything.”
     
    The company’s Superfund Green Gold A Fund, which has more than doubled since its inception in 2005, has lost 15.6 percent this year because of higher volatility, said Smith, who joined in 2002. Gold rose to an all-time high this month as governments including the U.S.
    boosted debt to combat the global recession. “When the U.S. dollar crashes, all the paper currencies have to crash, otherwise if their currencies are too strong, their economies will be weak,” said Smith, who issued similar gold forecasts in May and earlier this month. “Another excellent buying opportunity for investors is silver.”
     
    Gold for immediate delivery, which touched a high of $1,070.80 an ounce on Oct. 14, traded at $1,039.32 at midday in Singapore. The metal has strengthened 18 percent this year, while the
    Dollar Index, a six-currency gauge of the dollar’s strength, fell 6.4 percent.
     
    Gold Forecasts
    Smith joins investors including
    Shayne McGuire, director of global research at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and Jim Rogers in forecasting higher gold prices. Pension funds will increase gold holdings as currencies decline, McGuire said on Oct. 22. Gold will probably top $2,000 in the next decade as the dollar weakens, Rogers said Oct. 7.
     
    Superfund, founded in 1995 and backed by $1.6 billion in assets, specializes in so-called managed futures, using its own trading system to generate buy and sell calls on stock, bond, currency and commodity futures. Still, the company’s flagship
    Superfund A, which gained 35.4 percent last year, has lost 24 percent this year, Smith said.
     
    The ratio of silver to gold, currently at 62.35, will be “cut in half” in the next three to five years as millions of people in South Asia and China buy the metal as an alternative because they can no longer afford gold, Smith said. Silver has soared 46 percent this year to $16.65 an ounce.

Disclaimer – I am not a financial advisor. This is not an advice to buy, sell or hold any stocks or bonds or any precious metals. I am long gold and silver.

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October 30, 2009 Posted by | Economics | , , , , , | Comments Off

After All I am a Proper Zionist Jew by Gilad Atzmon !

  • Do all Jews support the genocidal and racist policies of the Zionist state of Israel? Not at all. Many don’t and vehemently opposes them.
     
    I am a Holocaust survivor
    Yes, I am a survivor, for I have managed to survive all the scary accounts of the Holocaust: the one about the soap (1), the one about the lamp shades, the one about the camps, the mass shooting, the one about the gas (2) and the one about the death march (3). I just managed to survive them all.
     
    In spite of all these fear inflicting stories, that were purposely installed in my soul since I opened my eyes for the first time, I have become a functional and even a successful human being. I somehow survived the horror against all odds. I even manage to love my neighbour. In spite of all these fearful, traumatic indoctrination I miraculously  managed to master my cheering alto saxophone rather than the sobbing violin.
     
     In fact, I have already decided that in case the Queen, or any other member of the Royal Family  should ever consider to make me into a ‘Sir’ for my bebop achievements, or even for facing Zionist barbarism with my  bare pen, I will immediately change my surname from Atzmon to Vive, just to become the first and only Sir Vive.
     
    I am also totally against Holocaust denial
    I clearly resent those who deny the genocides that are taking place in the name of the Holocaust. Palestine is one example, Iraq is another and the one that is set for Iran, is probably too scary to contemplate.
     
    The Holocaust is a relatively new religion (4). It lacks mercy or compassion, instead it promises revenge through retribution. For its followers, it is somehow liberating because it allows them to punish whoever they like as long they gain some pleasure. This may explain why the Israelis ended up punishing the Palestinians for crimes that were committed by Europeans. It is rather clear that the newly emerging religion is not just about ‘eye for an eye’; it is actually an eye for thousands and thousands of eyes.
     
    A month ago, while visiting in Auschwitz, Israeli defence minister Ehud Barak left a note in the official visitors book: ‘a strong Israel is both the comfort and the revenge’(5). No one could summarise the aspiration of the religion any better. The Holocaust religion doesn’t offer redemption. It is a crude violent manifestation of sheer collective brutality. It cannot resolve anything, for aggression can only lead to more and more aggression. In the Holocaust religion there is neither room for peace or grace. Take it from Barak, revenge is where they find comfort.
     
    To deny the danger posed by the Holocaust religion and its followers is to be complicit in a growing crime against humanity and against every possible human value.
     
    I am also in total support of the Jewish National Project
    Some believe that after 2000 years of ‘phantasmic Diaspora’ Jews are indeed entitled to an imaginary ‘national home land of their own’. The Zionists apparently meant it sincerely. The Jewish state is now realistic enough to have turned the entire Middle East into a ticking bomb.
     
    Reviewing the Israeli record of crimes against humanity in the last six decades doesn’t leave much room for speculation. We are dealing here with a pathological sinister society. Hence, as much as some of us may agree that Jews should enjoy a hypothetical right for a land of their own, planet Earth is certainly not the ideal location for such an affair.
     
    Hence, I would urge NASA to join in and to make a special effort to find a suitable alternative planet for the Zionist homeland in outer space or even in another galaxy. The Galactic Zionist project would signify the immediate move from ‘promised land’ to ‘promised planet’. I would enthusiastically stress that rather than searching for ‘a land with no people for a people with no land’, what we really want is a ‘lonely planet’. It can even be a desert for they claim to know how to make the desert bloom. In a planet of their own the galactic Zionists wouldn’t need to oppress anyone, they wouldn’t ethnically cleanse either, they wouldn’t have to lock the indigenous people in concentration camps, for there won’t be any indigenous people around to abuse, starve, murder and cleanse. They wouldn’t have to pour white phosphorous over their neighbours for there won’t be any neighbours. I would highly recommend NASA to search for a planet with very low gravity just to make it light for people to wander around. After all, we want the new galactic Zionists to enjoy their futuristic project as much as the Palestinians and many others may enjoy their absence.
     
    So here I am, a proper Jew after all: I am a survivor, I oppose Holocaust denial, I support the Jewish national aspiration. Even the chief Rabbi of Britain cannot ask for more than that.
      
    (1) Acknowledged recently to be a ‘myth’ by the Israeli holocaust museum
    Yad Vashem
    (2) A historical fact protected by European Law.
    (3) A slightly confusing narrative. If the Nazis were interested in annihilating the entire European Jewish population as suggested by the orthodox Zionist holocaust narrative, then it is rather ambiguous as to just what led them to march what was left of European Jewry, into their crumbling Nazi fatherland at a time when it was clear that they were losing the war. The two narratives i.e. ‘annihilation’ and ‘death march’, seem to oppose each other. The issue deserves further elaboration. I would just suggest that the reasonable answers I have come across may severely damage the Zionist holocaust narrative.
     
    (4) The Israeli Philosophy professor Yeshayahu Leibowitz was probably the first to define the holocaust as the ‘new Jewish religion’.
    (5)
    http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3790707,00.html

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October 30, 2009 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , | 12 Comments

Palestinians Homeless Again After Eviction! Israeli Racism and Oppression!

  • The Zionist state of Israel is not the Israel of the bible. Thus, they cannot claim that God gave the promise land to them. The Jews were kicked out of the promised land by God. I am not convinced that God has allowed them to return. On the contrary, I think God wants the true Israel to remain disperse for their protection. The bible states very clearly that they will be persecuted by Satan in the end times. Gathering all Israel into the promise land would only make it easier to kill all Jews. Revelation 7 speaks about the sealing of 144,000 Jews to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the world. Are all these in Israel? I don’t think so!
     

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    Revelation 2:9 - .... and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

  • Here are the facts about modern ‘Jews’:  
     
    1980 Jewish Almanac
    “Strictly speaking it is incorrect to call an ancient Israelite a ‘Jew’ or to call a contemporary Jew an Israelite or a Hebrew.”
    (1980 Jewish Almanac, p. 3).
      
    The Jewish Encyclopedia:
    “Khazars, a non-Semitic, Asiatic, Mongolian tribal nation who emigrated into Eastern Europe about the first century, who were converted as an entire nation to Judaism in the seventh century by the expanding Russian nation which absorbed the entire Khazar population, and who account for the presence in Eastern Europe of the great numbers of Yiddish-speaking Jews in Russia, Poland, Lithuania, Galatia, Besserabia and Rumania.”
      
    The American Peoples Encyclopedia
    for 1954 at 15-292 records the following in reference to the Khazars: “In the year 740 A.D. the Khazars were officially converted to Judaism. A century later they were crushed by the incoming Slavic-speaking people and were scattered over central Europe where they were known as Jews.

     
    American Jew Jack Bernstein
    The powerful Zionist propaganda machine has led the American people to believe that a Jew is a Jew — one race of people and that they are “God’s Chosen People”. I will deal with the “God’s Chosen People” LIE later. First, it is important for you to understand that Jews are NOT one race of people.
     
    There are two distinct groups of Jews in the world and they come from two different areas of the world — the Sephardic Jews from the Middle East and North Africa and the Ashkenazi Jews come from Eastern Europe. The Sephardic is the oldest group and it is they, if any, who are the Jews described in the Bible because they lived in the area described in the Bible. They are blood relatives to the Arabs — the only difference between them is the religion.
     
    The Ashkenazi Jews, who now compromise 90% of the Jews in the world, had a rather strange beginning. According to historians, many of them Jewish, the Ashkenazi Jews came into existence about 1200 years ago.
      ……
    The Khazars chose Judaism, but it wasn’t for religious reasons. If the Khazars had chosen Islam, they would have angered the strong Christian world. If they had chosen Christianity, they would have angered the strong Islamic world. So, they played it safe — they chose Judaism. It wasn’t for religious reasons the Khazars chose Judaism; it was for political reasons.
     
    Sometime during the 13th century, the Khazars were driven from their land and they migrated westward with most of them settling in Poland and Russia. These Khazars are now known as Ashkenazi Jews. Because these Khazar Ashkenazi Jews merely chose Judaism, they are not really Jews — at least not blood Jews.

     
  • The laws of Moses :
     
    Exodus 22:21
    “You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
    Exodus 23:9

    “Also you shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the heart of a stranger, because you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
    Leviticus 19:33
    ‘And if a stranger dwells with you in your land, you shall not mistreat him. 
    Leviticus 19:34
    The stranger who dwells among you shall be to you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.  
    Leviticus 23:22
    ‘When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field when you reap, nor shall you gather any gleaning from your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the stranger: I am the LORD your God.’” 
    Leviticus 24:22
    You shall have the same law for the stranger and for one from your own country; for I am the LORD your God.’” 

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October 30, 2009 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , | 14 Comments

Daily Show: Anna Baltzer and Mustafa Barghouti on Peace in Palestine!

 

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October 30, 2009 Posted by | GeoPolitics, History | , , , , | 11 Comments

   

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