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U.S. Yields Hit Fresh Highs on Report China May Slow U.S. Bond Purchases

  • U.S. Yields Hit Fresh Highs on Report China May Slow U.S. Bond Purchases
    by https://www.reuters.com/
    LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) – U.S. long-dated Treasury yields hit fresh 10-month highs on Wednesday with traders citing a report by Bloomberg that Chinese officials have recommended slowing or halting purchases of U.S. government bonds.

    The yield on 10-year U.S. Treasuries hit a 10-month high of 2.588 percent in European trade and was up 4 basis points on the day.

    “The latest rise (in yields) is caused by the news that Chinese official are recommending lower purchases of U.S. Treasuries for their FX reserves,” said Mizuho strategist Antoine Bouvet, referring to a Bloomberg report. “The market is pricing in this possibility, but we still don’t have much have detail on this.”

    Reuters was unable to immediately verify the report. (Reporting by Abhinav Ramnarayan, Editing by Dhara Ranasinghe)
  • Treasurys Tumble, Futures Slide On Report “China Said To Slow Or Halt Treasury Purchases”
    by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/
    The treasuries complex has sold off aggressively across the curve after the following flashing red Bloomberg headline:

    – CHINA OFFICIALS ARE SAID TO VIEW TREASURIES AS LESS ATTRACTIVE.
    – CHINA OFFICIALS SAID TO RECOMMEND SLOWING OR HALTING TSY BUYING

    As Bloomberg reports, “Officials reviewing China’s FX holdings have recommended slowing or halting purchases of US Treasuries, according to people familiar with the matter.”

    The reasoning given is that the market for US government bonds is becoming less attractive relative to other assets, and trade tensions with the US may provide a reason to slow or stop buying American debt.

    As Bloomberg further notes ‘The people didn’t specify why trade tensions would spur a cutback in Treasuries purchases, though foreign holdings of US securities have sometimes been a geopolitical football in the past.’

    Some are interpreting this as the authorities wanting to send a signal to the US that they are willing to use financial means to respond to any shifts in US policy on issues such as trade.

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Jim Willie: U.S. Dollar To Drop 90% When China & Russia Launch Gold-Backed Currency

  • Jim Willie: U.S. Dollar To Drop 90% When China & Russia Launch Gold-Backed Currency
    by https://www.silverdoctors.com/
    Jim says the hyperinflation and shortages will get so bad that we could see roaming bands of armed looters in search of food right here in the USA… Jim Willie interviewed on Rethinking The Dollar :

    In this episode of RTD Live Talk, Jim explains what the “Scheisse Dollar” is all about. Jim says that once the dollar is overtaken and loses its global reserve currency status, the new dollar will be required for use domestically. Jim says the dollar will have wretched fundamentals that resemble a third world country.

    Looking at the issue deeper, Jim discusses what the collapse looks like in the United States, which Jim says possibly will include roving bands of looters from the poor areas of the country looking for food for survival. Other topics in this interivew include:

    * China, Russia and the Brics
    * Bitcoin and cyrptocurrency
    * Gold and silver
    * Petroyuan (including convertibility to gold)
    * MSM Propaganda

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MSM Claims Trump Was Booed At National Championship Game When He Received A Standing Ovation

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RED ALERT: Trump Still Planning To Strike North Korea As Globalists Plot Against America

  • The Alex Jones Channel Published on Jan 9, 2018
    Joel Skousen joins Alex Jones live via Skype to give his expert analysis of President Trump’s plan to deal with Kim Jong Un and the North Korean Regime without playing into a Globalist plot.

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BREAKING: Wolff Admits He Did Not Interview Any Members Of President Trump’s Cabinet

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Thank God We’re LEAVING! Macron and Merkel Plot Massive EU Power-Grab in Latest Revelation

  • Thank God We’re LEAVING! Macron and Merkel Plot Massive EU Power-Grab in Latest Revelation
    by AURORA BOSOTTI, https://www.express.co.uk/
    FRANCE AND GERMANY are rumoured to be plotting to strengthen their partnership to further expand their influence on the European Union.

    France and Germany have long shared a strong partnership on European Union issues, with Chancellor Angela Merkel putting fellow leader Emmanuel Macron’s plans for EU reform at the centre of her coalition talks. French MEP Jean Arthuis claimed Ms Merkel could push for an even stronger alliance should she succeed in forming a majority government after leaving Germany without formal leadership for months.

    Speaking to Euronews, Mr Arthuis said: “If this grand coalition is formed, I think it will be favourable to Europe. “Strengthening the Franco-German relationship will be good. Also beyond the partnership to the rest of the European partnership.”

    The German leader is struggling on through months of political uncertainty following an inconclusive election in September. But her decision to seek a political partnership with the pro-EU Social Democratic Party (SPD) could signal Ms Merkel is prepared to make concessions on EU-related issues.

    Sealing a deal with the SPD to renew their ‘grand coalition’, which has governed Germany since 2013, would be Ms Merkel’s best chance of securing a fourth term in office after the election weakened both parties. Mr Macron’s plans are supported by SPD leader Martin Schulz, who wants more investment in the eurozone and has even called for a ‘United States of Europe’ to bring the bloc closer together.

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Macron election victory speech hands up under eye of pyramid.

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Finkelstein(Jew): Hamas Isn’t The Threat That Israel Claims

  • TheRealNews Published on Jan 8, 2018
    In part 2 of our interview on his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein argues that Israeli propaganda — sometimes with Hamas’ help — has wildly exaggerated Hamas’ arsenal and the effectiveness of the “Iron Dome” missile defense system.
https://socioecohistory.wordpress.com/2011/05/26/ashkenazi-jews-are-not-descendents-of-the-biblical-israelites-2/

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

  • Hamas is a Creation of Mossad ! 
    by Hassane Zerouky, http://www.globalresearch.ca/
    Thanks to the Mossad, Israel’s “Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks”, the Hamas was allowed to reinforce its presence in the occupied territories. Meanwhile, Arafat’s Fatah Movement for National Liberation as well as the Palestinian Left were subjected to the most brutal form of repression and intimidation

    Let us not forget that it was Israel, which in fact created Hamas. According to Zeev Sternell, historian at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, “Israel thought that it was a smart ploy to push the Islamists against the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO)”.

     Ahmed Yassin, the spiritual leader of the Islamist movement in Palestine, returning from Cairo in the seventies, established an Islamic charity association. Prime Minister Golda Meir, saw this as a an opportunity to counterbalance the rise of Arafat’s Fatah movement. .According to the Israeli weekly Koteret Rashit (October 1987), “The Islamic associations as well as the university had been supported and encouraged by the Israeli military authority” in charge of the (civilian) administration of the West Bank and Gaza. “They [the Islamic associations and the university] were authorized to receive money payments from abroad.”

    The Islamists set up orphanages and health clinics, as well as a network of schools, workshops which created employment for women as well as system of financial aid to the poor. And in 1978, they created an “Islamic University” in Gaza. “The military authority was convinced that these activities would weaken both the PLO and the leftist organizations in Gaza.” At the end of 1992, there were six hundred mosques in Gaza. Thanks to Israel’s intelligence agency Mossad (Israel’s Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks) , the Islamists were allowed to reinforce their presence in the occupied territories. Meanwhile, the members of Fatah (Movement for the National Liberation of Palestine) and the Palestinian Left were subjected to the most brutal form of repression.

     In 1984, Ahmed Yassin was arrested and condemned to twelve years in prison, after the discovery of a hidden arms cache. But one year later, he was set free and resumed his activities. And when the Intifada (‘uprising’) began, in October 1987, which took the Islamists by surprise, Sheik Yassin responded by creating the Hamas (The Islamic Resistance Movement): “God is our beginning, the prophet our model, the Koran our constitution”, proclaims article 7 of the charter of the organization.

     Ahmed Yassin was in prison when, the Oslo accords (Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government) were signed in September 1993. The Hamas had rejected Oslo outright. But at that time, 70% of Palestinians had condemned the attacks on Israeli civilians. Yassin did everything in his power to undermine the Oslo accords. Even prior to Prime Minister Rabin’s death, he had the support of the Israeli government. The latter was very reluctant to implement the peace agreement.

    The Hamas then launched a carefully timed campaign of attacks against civilians, one day before the meeting between Palestinian and Israeli negotiators, regarding the formal recognition of Israel by the National Palestinian Council. These events were largely instrumental in the formation of a Right wing Israeli government following the May 1996 elections.

     Quite unexpectedly, Prime Minister Netanyahu ordered Sheik Ahmed Yassin to be released from prison (“on humanitarian grounds”) where he was serving a life sentence. Meanwhile, Netanyahu, together with President Bill Clinton, was putting pressure on Arafat to control the Hamas. In fact, Netanyahu knew that he could rely, once more, on the Islamists to sabotage the Oslo accords. Worse still: after having expelled Yassin to Jordan, Prime Minister Netanyahu allowed him to return to Gaza, where he was welcomed triumphantly as a hero in October 1997.

     Arafat was helpless in the face of these events. Moreover, because he had supported Saddam Hussein during the1991 Gulf war, (while the Hamas had cautiously abstained from taking sides), the Gulf states decided to cut off their financing of the Palestinian Authority. Meanwhile, between February and April 1998, Sheik Ahmad Yassin was able to raise several hundred million dollars, from those same countries. The the budget of The Hamas was said to be greater than that of the Palestinian Authority. These new sources of funding enabled the Islamists to effectively pursue their various charitable activities. It is estimated that one Palestinian out of three is the recipient of financial aid from the Hamas. And in this regard, Israel has done nothing to curb the inflow of money into the occupied territories.

    The Hamas had built its strength through its various acts of sabotage of the peace process, in a way which was compatible with the interests of the Israeli government. In turn, the latter sought in a number of ways, to prevent the application of the Oslo accords. In other words, Hamas was fulfilling the functions for which it was originally created: to prevent the creation of a Palestinian State. And in this regard, Hamas and Ariel Sharon, see eye to eye; they are exactly on the same wave length.
http://henrymakow.com/israelcreatedhamastoavoid.html

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http://www.historycommons.org/context.jsp?item=western_support_for_islamic_militancy_202704#western_support_for_islamic_militancy_202704

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Another ‘Palestinian’ terrorist with Star of David tattoo! Mossad motto: “By way of deception thou shalt conduct war!”

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Yemeni Video Shows Shooting Down of Saudi F-15 Jet

  • PressTV News Videos Published on Jan 9, 2018
    Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has released footage of the moment its forces shot down an F-15 fighter jet belonging to the Saudi-led coalition. The video released by the Houthi-run al-Masirah television network early on Tuesday shows the exact moment when the aircraft is hit by a surface-to-air missile while flying over the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, the previous day.

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Israel Attacks Syria with Warplanes & Missiles

  • PressTV News Videos Published on Jan 9, 2018
    Israel has launched several attacks on the Syrian territory in the early hours of Tuesday. The Syrian army says Israel has carried out three attacks with warplanes and ground-to-ground missiles. The first attack targeted an army base near the city of Qutayfah. The Syrian air force says it has shot one of Israeli jets. Missiles were also fired from the occupied Golan Heights, two of which intercepted by the Syrian air defense system. No casualties have been reported in the attacks.
https://socioecohistory.wordpress.com/2010/09/04/hexagram-star-of-david-or-star-of-lucifer/

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

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Whole Ocean is Frozen, INSANE! Old Silver Beach, North Falmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts‎

  • Ryan Canty Published on Jan 7, 2018
    Old Silver Beach – North Falmouth, MA | January 2018

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Intelligence Veterans Slam Continued ‘Russia-Gate’ Claims

  • RT America Published on Jan 9, 2018
    While the US media continues to make false accusations about alleged Russian hacking and election meddling, veteran intelligence community professionals call media shallow and deceptive. RT America’s Dan Cohen has more.

https://www.rt.com/viral/394821-nyt-intelligence-agencies-claim-debunk/

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Russiagate Turns On Its Originators

  • Russiagate Turns On Its Originators
    by Paul Craig Roberts, https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/
    Russiagate originated in a conspiracy between the military/security complex, the Clinton-controlled Democratic National Committee, and the liberal/progressive/left. The goal of the military/security complex is to protect its out-sized budget and power by preventing President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia. Hillary and the DNC want to explain away their election loss by blaming a Trump/Putin conspiracy to steal the election. The liberal/progressive/left want Trump driven from office.

    As the presstitutes are aligned with the military/security complex, Hillary and the DNC, and the liberal/progressive/left, the Russiagate orchestration is a powerful conspiracy against the president of the United States and the “deplorables” who elected him. Nevertheless, the Russiagate Conspiracy has fallen apart and has now been turned against its originators.

    Despite the determination of the CIA and FBI to get Trump, these powerful and unaccountable police state agencies have been unable to present any evidence of the Trump/Putin conspiracy against Hillary. As William Binney, the former high level National Security Agency official who devised the spy program has stated, if there was any evidence of a Trump/Putin conspiracy to steal the US presidential election, the NSA would most certainly have it.

    So where is the evidence? Why after one year and a half and a special prosecutor whose assignment is to get Trump has no evidence whatsoever been found of the Trump/Putin conspiracy? The obvious answer is that no such conspiracy ever existed. The only conspiracy is the one against Trump.

    This has now become completely apparent. Russiagate originated in a fake “Trump dossier” invented by Christopher Steele, a former British MI6 intelligence officer. It is not yet clear whether it was the DNC, the CIA, or the FBI who paid Steele for the fake dossier. Perhaps he sold it to all three.

    What we do know is that the FBI used what it knew to be a fake dossier to go to the FISA court for a warrant to spy on Trump.

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NSA Sought to Prevent Snowden-Style Leaks, Ended Up Losing Staff – Whistleblower to RT

  • RT Published on Jan 8, 2018
    The NSA has been steadily shedding staff ever since the agency introduced draconian internal rules to stop potential new Snowden-inspired whistleblowers, former NSA technical director William Binney told RT. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8wgk
http://www.salon.com/2014/11/16/googles_secret_nsa_alliance_the_terrifying_deals_between_silicon_valley_and_the_security_state/

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Snow in Sahara: See What Winter in the Desert Looks Like

  • RT Published on Jan 9, 2018
    Snow has only been seen in the Sahara three times in nearly 40 years, but on Sunday, dunes in Algeria’s Ain Sefra turned into a beautiful mixture of colors.
http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/item/13126-the-united-nations-on-the-brink-of-becoming-a-world-government

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http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/pope-francis-calls-for-new-system-of-global-government-to-tackle-climate-change-10330124.html

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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-36972449

Malcolm Roberts is 100% correct! Click on image for article.

http://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/20858-climate-hoax-aimed-at-new-world-order-says-aussie-pm-advisor

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http://rt.com/news/256861-climate-change-un-hoax/

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Sahara Desert Covered in 15 inches of SNOW as Freak Weather Blankets Sand Dunes. Global Warming is a HOAX!

Snow has covered the Sahara Desert in Ain Sefra, Algeria

  • Sahara Desert Covered in 15 inches of SNOW as Freak Weather Blankets Sand Dunes
    by HELEN BARNETT, https://www.express.co.uk/
    HEAVY snow has covered the Sahara Desert in a freak winter weather storm. More than 15 inches (40cm) has blanketed sand dunes across the small town of Ain Sefra, Algeria.

    It is the second time snow has hit in nearly 40 years, with a dusting also recorded in December 2016. But this snowfall which hit yesterday, is much deeper than the fleeting shower little more than a year ago. Locals, who endure temperatures of 37C in summer, were stunned as dense snow settled on the town, known as ‘the gateway to the desert’.

    Photographer Karim Bouchetata, who captured the remarkable images, said: “We were really surprised when we woke up to see snow again. It stayed all day on Sunday and began melting at around 5pm.”

    Last year’s flurry brought chaos across the town, with passengers stranded on buses after the roads became slippery and icy. Children made snowmen and even sledged on the sand dunes.

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/745567/Snow-Sahara-Desert-first-time-37-years-Algeria

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/756819/snow-Sahara-desert-hot-ice-Europe-rare-freezing-temperature

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