Sunday, February 28, 2010

Got guns?

Not for long. Didn't someone warn us. Got mine. Better hurry to get yours.

Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler » Come And Get Them
The Obama administration will seek to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 during the Bush administration, Attorney General Eric Holder said today.

“As President Obama indicated during the campaign, there are just a few gun-related changes that we would like to make, and among them would be to reinstitute the ban on the sale of assault weapons,” Holder told reporters.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Got to keep his job.....

Is he getting cocky?  He just promised, in order to save the Fed and the banking industry, not to "monetize" (inflate) the U.S debt. Quite a change from dropping cash from helicopters. Do you think he'll be allowed to stand by an economy in  deflationary collapse?

I didn't think so either.

Bernanke delivers blunt warning on U.S. debt - Washington Times
With uncharacteristic bluntness, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Congress on Wednesday that the United States could soon face a debt crisis like the one in Greece, and declared that the central bank will not help legislators by printing money to pay for the ballooning federal debt.

Recent events in Europe, where Greece and other nations with large, unsustainable deficits like the United States are having increasing trouble selling their debt to investors, show that the U.S. is vulnerable to a sudden reversal of fortunes that would force taxpayers to pay higher interest rates on the debt, Mr. Bernanke said.

"It's not something that is 10 years away. It affects the markets currently," he told the House Financial Services Committee. "It is possible that bond markets will become worried about the sustainability [of yearly deficits over $1 trillion], and we may find

Only 56 % believe government the enemy.......

What are the other 44% smoking?

CNN Poll: Majority says government a threat to citizens' rights | Ron Paul 2012 | Campaign for Liberty at the Daily Paul
CNN Poll: Majority says government a threat to citizens' rights
Submitted by libertyBoy on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 09:03

* Daily Paul Liberty Forum

The government really only has one job - to protect the natural rights of its citizens.

Washington (CNN) – A majority of Americans think the federal government poses a threat to rights of Americans, according to a new national poll.

Fifty-six percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Friday say they think the federal government's become so large and powerful that it poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens. Forty-four percent of those polled disagree.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Only the treasury is buying the debt?....

Let's see:

the government is buying most of the bad mortgages and now buying the government bonds. Printing the money to do so, of course.

Then what?

We don't know! Defense spending is the only employer expanding. House building has collapsed. Oil prices going up. Only the government is hiring. Over 40 states teetering on bankruptcy. We are spending the Social Security funds faster than we collect.

This can't be good.

Something Very Strange Is Happening With Treasuries -- Seeking Alpha
One could potentially argue that this indirect buying came from the Fed covertly buying under the guise of an indirect bidder (the Treasury recently changed the definition of what qualifies for an indirect bidder to make it more vague). It IS rather odd that every single cent of competitive bidding coming from indirect buyers was filled. It’s almost as if the indirect buyers knew precisely WHAT yield to accept… OR were simply trying to take up the slack in what was already a VERY weak auction.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Don't fuck with those kauser women.....

Go baby, go.

Badass of the Week: Rukhsana Kauser
Rukhsana Kauser is fucking awesome. This chick stood up to defend her family from some of the most notorious criminals in Northern India, and the result was akin to having the first Die Hard movie localized entirely within the confines of her living room. When the smoke cleared and the empty shell casings were swept away, she and her brother had fought off six terrorist by themselves, killing one and wounding a couple more. Abu Osama, one of the most dangerous criminals in the world, was lying dead at her feet. In addition to saving every member of her family, including herself, from certain death, she also managed to rid the universe of the closest thing to COBRA Commander that the international terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba had to offer. She has since been relocated to a witness protection program, nominated for the highest award for civilian bravery offered by the Indian government, and awarded the $6,000 bounty that had been placed on the head of the fallen terrorist leader.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Maintaining an Empire is expensive....

It's still debatable if it's sustainable. The history of empires and their inevitable debt accumulation teaches us that collapse becomes guaranteed. The bureaucracies become so entrenched that change becomes politically impossible. Leaders can only pander and go along for the ride. The ship of state flounders because entrenched interest squabble over every penny of income. Nothing constructive or important to better the common good gets done.

However, this collapse can take centuries. Or in our case, a bomb could go off and send us into the stone age. Better to plan for the system to continue cause if it doesn't you better have large army to
save your ass.

Firedoglake » Ron Paul at CPAC Exposes the Incoherence of the Modern Republican Party
The United States currently has troops in 140 countries around the world. We are actively involved in shooting wars in three countries, going on a decade now. We will spend nearly $700B on defense in 2010 — almost as much as the “generational theft” stimulus bill — and this doesn’t count the billions we spend on Homeland Security. And all for a single year of “defense.”

So Ann Coulter agrees with everything Ron Paul says, except for that trillion or so a year she wants to keep spending to maintain a US Empire. Or, put another way — Coulter and the neoconservatives that have taken over the Republican Party want Ron Paul’s pre-WWI, pre-Fed, pre-Social Security, pre-IRS federal government — to go with LBJ’s Great Society military.

This notion that you can have “small government” while maintaining a global empire and fighting a “Global War on Terror” is obviously nonsense, and even William F. Buckley recognized that. Here’s Buckley, arguing during the Cold War that conservatives had to embrace “Big Government” (from Julian Zelizer’s Arsenal of Democracy):

These people are pathetic........

Poor people. Hero worship run amok and then ....smack. They might better get pissed at something important.... Like their credit card ripoff that the glorious leader supposidly fixed.

I know I know he's fucked even trying. The fix is in. I just got my Chase card statement. Used to be Wamu. My interest rate went from 12% to 28.24 last year. I guess they raised it because I've never missed a payment, on time, in almost three years. If they add a yearly fee they can stick it up their ass.

P.s my credit score has gone up by 70-80 points over that amount of time.

“Post Traumatic Obama-Abandoned-Us Syndrome: A Strategy for Progressives in the Age of Corporate Takeover « SpeakEasy
Posted by Tikkun Daily at 11:15 am
February 20, 2010
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“Post Traumatic Obama-Abandoned-Us Syndrome: A Strategy for Progressives in the Age of Corporate Takeover

Cross-posted from HuffPost and Tikkun Daily

By Michael Lerner

Close to 600 people in the San Francisco Bay Area gave up their President’s Day Monday vacation to spend some nine hours in a “Strategy Conference for Liberals and Progressives” to address “How To Support Obama to BE the Obama Americans Thought We Elected” and “How to Launch a Constitutional Amendment to Restrain Corporate Power” after the Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow unrestrained corporate spending on elections.

For many, just being in the context where this discussion was happening in a face-to-face encounter with others, rather than as isolated individuals reading it on a computer monitor, seemed an important step toward re-empowerment. Many are suffering from post-traumatic Obama abandonment syndrome — an ailment that came from being severely traumatized by Obama’s political moves in the past thirteen months. A palpable sadness, depression, anger and even despair carried by many who had worked for Obama and now felt betrayed by his choices in his first year in office was mixed with compassion and a strong determination to not allow the political Right to use our despair as their ticket to a political revival. The conference was conceived by Tikkun Magazine and its interfaith Network of Spiritual Progressives (including secular humanists and atheists who consider themselves “spiritual but NOT religious”) as a way to allow people who have been having these feelings privately to both receive the comfort of sharing those feelings with other liberals and progressives, and then to move beyond them to actually face the critical question: “What do we in the liberal and progressive world do now, if we face three, or hopefully seven, years of an Obama presidency?”

The first step toward answering that question was to grieve what we had lost, honestly acknowledging the painful, for many quite humiliating, fact that after having built so many walls of self-protection against allowing ourselves to get sucked into some new moment of idealism, we had allowed those walls to come down as we became energized about Obama, only to find that once again our hopes had been dashed. This was not a crew of hardened lefties who might say: “You were always foolish to hope in Obama — don’t you know that the military-industrial-health-agricultural-banking-investment-energy complex controls the society.” Most people in the room had already integrated that knowledge of corporate dominance, but rejected the notion that repeating its truth was a sufficient way to change it. Instead, they had imagined that Obama could play an important role in sustaining the powerful mobilization that had already occurred around his campaign, and direct it toward significant steps to challenge the corporate power in ways that might even excite and attract the tens of millions of Americans who don’t even bother to vote.
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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Why I dislike government......

It's a scam that I can't get in on. However, I can't give up trying because it's everyman for himself. I need more loans. Why not? Got to get it while it last.

George Will At CPAC 2010 pt.1

One of the most stupid comments....

No wonder Beck is kicking O'reilly's ass. You have to read the whole thing to believe it.

NRA-ILA :: Bill O’Reilly On Citizens Maintaining Second Amendment Rights During States Of Emergency: “That’s a pretty extreme position.”
Bill O’Reilly On Citizens Maintaining Second Amendment Rights During States Of Emergency: “That’s a pretty extreme position.”

Friday, February 19, 2010

As we have often reported, in the wake of the illegal gun confiscations in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, NRA focused its attention on legislation to amend existing emergency-powers statutes to guarantee that local authorities never again attempt the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during states of emergency.

As you know, following Hurricane Katrina, many New Orleans residents legally armed themselves to protect their lives and property from civil disorder. With no way to call for help, and police unable to respond, lawful citizens were able to defend themselves and their neighbors against looters, arsonists and other criminals.

However, just when these people needed their guns for self-protection the most, New Orleans’s Police Superintendent ordered the confiscation of firearms, allegedly under a state emergency-powers law. Fortunately, an NRA lawsuit brought an end to the seizures, and subsequent NRA-backed legislation ensured the gun confiscation travesty would not repeat itself.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Uh..... Duh......

Even these guys could figure it out. You can't move the Titanic from steerage. If you have a bitch you have to join a party. Then vote for the gangsters in charge..... Hey at least you can feel good about your side winning! Kind of like so what don't you think ?

Hot Air » Blog Archive » Palin to tea partiers: You’re going to have to choose between the parties
Palin to tea partiers: You’re going to have to choose between the parties
posted at 1:14 pm on February 17, 2010 by Allahpundit
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It’s in her interest to say this, of course, if she wants any shot at the GOP nomination, and it’s bound to irritate tea-party indies who bristle at her attempts to “hijack” the movement for Republicans.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Something refreshing about this blood thirsty bastard....

Why fuck around. Kill them all. Heh heh.

BLACKFIVE: Choosing to kill rather than capture?
I have praised President Obama for his continued use of drone strikes to take out terrorists. It is a direct way to create dead tangos and has the indirect effect of making them wonder whether they are being watched 24/7. However it is not and should not be a complete replacement for attempts to capture terror leaders for interrogation. As much as I enjoy doing the dance, dead tangos tell no tales. All the electronic surveillance in the world is less valuable than the information stored in a terrorist's head. Vaporizing it might feel good and is safe and simple, but it yields no actionable intel.

Recent reports point out that decisions such as closing Gitmo and the CIA interrogation program are severely limiting our option to capture bad guys instead of just returning them to their component molecules.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Solar energy???

Why is Exon Mobile supporting this? Better to be in charge or in front of this liberal fairy tale.

Must be.  Another example of corruption. A lot of government money coming this way. And let's not forget the political cover. next thing you know Oba mama will be building Nuclear reactor plants!

Oops. I spoke to soon. Heh heh. But bring on the sun. How can we lose.

<>NOVA | Saved By the Sun | PBS

Tuesday, February 16, 2010


Why not daddy Bush, Dick Cheney, Newt or any other surefire loser. Maybe the Republican's could dust off a few turncoat Dem's. Why not. The base will vote for anything they are told. Just look at their history.

Wait! Maybe they can someone black, articulate, and big city thug.

Hot Air » Blog Archive » Sure looks like Romney’s running in 2012
posted at 7:51 pm on February 15, 2010 by Allahpundit
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Just from the perspective of blogworthy content, I’m thrilled. A Huck vs. Palin race would be fascinating, but having Mitt in the mix all but guarantees a “centrist elites vs. populist conservatives” storyline for the nomination. Can’t. Wait.

One of the first big moves of 2012 — “Mitt Romney Names Matt Rhoades PAC Executive Director: BOSTON — Mitt Romney’s Free and Strong America PAC announced today that Matt Rhoades, who has held senior positions on major presidential campaigns and at the Republican National Committee, will serve as the PAC’s executive director. … ‘He’s been a friend and an adviser for several years now and I’m pleased that he has agreed to run the day-to-day operations of my Free and Strong America PAC. He shares with me the view that 2010 is going to be a critical election year, with many races and lots of opportunities to elect Republican candidates,’ said Governor Romney.

“Rhoades is currently a Vice President with DCI Group … He replaces Peter Flaherty, who will become a Senior Adviser to the PAC. He previously served as Communications Director for Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign … During the 2006 election cycle, Rhoades was a Deputy Communications Director in charge of research for the Republican National Committee. He also was Research Director for the 2004 Bush/Cheney re-election campaign. Rhoades also has held the position of White House Liaison at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in the Bush Administration.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Such a sorry bunch......

Republicans that is. The Dems are bad enough but they don't promise not to steal your money then steal your money. Nothing more pathetic than these clowns running around threatening everyone who votes with cutting their checks.

Once you get a government check theirs no way you will vote for some asshole to cut it let alone kill it completely. That's what budget cuts are all about. Stealing someone's handout. Not going to happen! Be prepared for more giveaways and "tax gimmicks" to keep these criminals in power.

Are we fucked or what?

Need to get in line and get yours. One thing about the Dems they only steal in public. The Repubs simply lie about it as they go along. After all no one ever lost an election by promising less to their voters.

As far as it goes, what difference does it make who's in office?

Pajamas Media » It’s Never Too Early for a 2012 GOP Primary Preview
can’t take it anymore! I have to comment on the 2012 race. I love analyzing presidential elections like a normal guy loves critiquing football coaches. I spend an inordinate amount of time looking at polls and studying the moves of every potential candidate. Already, two years before the primary elections and roughly a year before candidates start officially declaring their entry into the battle for the Republican presidential nomination, the advantages and dilemmas facing each aspirant are beginning to be seen.

The first batch of candidates we can look at are the candidates who need to come in the top three in Iowa to remain viable. The result of this first contest will decide which one or two social conservative darlings will continue as the race dwindles to two or three major contenders. Former Governor Mike Huckabee is having a great time as a TV host and says it is more likely than not that he will decline to run; Sarah Palin’s probable entry must influence that statement, although he could use his support of the FairTax to define his candidacy. Coming out of Iowa, only one of the two will survive if both run. Mitt Romney will also make a stand here, but the stakes are less high for him.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Gee.... They keep finding more....

Hmmm.... Another oil producing country to take over. Chavez already has a monetary collapse on his hands. Guess the old devil will have to go, heh heh.

Junin 6 oilfield to become a Russian–Venezuelan joint venture - RT
On Monday, Russia and Venezuela signed a multimillion deal to develop the huge Junin 6 oil field in the South American nation's Orinoco River region – a territory twice as rich as other reserves, such as Saudi Arabia’s.
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The agreement was signed by Pedro Leon, director at Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela SA), and Valery Rusakov, director at Russia's National Oil Consortium – comprised of Rosneft, energy monopoly Gazprom, Lukoil, TNK-BP and Surgutneftegaz – at a meeting between Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Venezuela's Energy and Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez in Moscow.

The two countries agreed to establish a joint venture to develop the oilfield, with Venezuela taking a 60% stake in the deal and Russia the remaining 40%.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Sometimes you hate being right........

This bust is not the big one. We will be lucky to see the economy at half the steam it had a couple of years ago. Then  70 million of us broke dicks retire.

It's starting now.

The only question will be how the gang in Washington pays for it. Who gets robbed or bombed? And don't forget the state pension problems. Pissed off bureaucrats can get ugly. How about veterans? Going to take their checks? Ask for givebacks? Cuts?

Nah. Will have to unleash our printing presses.

And all those oil producing countries shouldn't stop worrying. They know what  the Iran "sanctions" are all about? The Mullahs declared war on America in '79 and  threaten the only source of real wealth on the planet. It will always boil down to protecting our major source of oil until it's all under our control and by using our dollar we make sure it stays that way.

The big question is whether China and Russia join in or interfere.

Being an empire has it's problems. Historically the elites end up squabbling over the national treasury and desert any responsibility for the inevitable collapse. Every man for himself has proven a loser so every gang for himself is being tried. Dems and Repubs argue how much inflation is needed  to support all their handouts to keep in power.

We geezers are the big kahuna. Think votes. Or guns.

Rash of retirements pushes Social Security to brink -
WASHINGTON — Social Security's annual surplus nearly evaporated in 2009 for the first time in 25 years as the recession led hundreds of thousands of workers to retire or claim disability.

The impact of the recession is likely to hit the giant retirement system even harder this year and next. The Congressional Budget Office had projected it would operate in the red in 2010 and 2011, but a deeper economic slump could make those losses larger than anticipated.

"Things are a little bit worse than had been expected," says Stephen Goss, chief actuary for the Social Security Administration. "Clearly, we're going to be negative for a year or two."

Since 1984, Social Security has raked in more in payroll taxes than it has paid in benefits, accumulating a $2.5 trillion trust fund. But because the government uses the trust fund to pay for other programs, tax increases, spending cuts or new borrowing will be required to make up the difference between taxes collected and benefits owed.

Experts say the trend points to a more basic problem for Social Security: looming retirements by Baby Boomers will create annual losses beginning in 2016 or 2017.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Change begins by looking into the mirror.......

You can't impose change peacefully. Never has happened never will. You simply have to start at home. Then you local community, county, state etc.

But , in the meantime, you die of old age.

Glenn Beck, States’ Rights, and the Myth of the Libertarian Dictator | Tenth Amendment Center
It is precisely because ignorant or malicious voters so often support government-sponsored looting of their neighbors that decentralized power is critical. Human beings are flawed, and even with the best of intentions may engage in behavior that is irrational or dishonest. However, the smaller the geographic or economic area that can be affected by a single misguided administration or policy, the more likely it is that enough citizens can be educated and motivated to fix the problem.

Or that they can physically relocate their tax dollars to a more suitable environment.

The entire point of freedom is to protect the right of someone else to do something you think is stupid, or even wrong. Otherwise, when the winds of popular opinion shift, who will protect your right to do the same?

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Think someone should tell her?.......

Both political parties have been bought! Unfortunately, this means voters are given two basic packages to consider that are virtually identical. Republican or Democrat.That's pretty much what we have but don't want. Why would any one vote for these guys? Only people who are bought! We might as well get ours, I guess. Right now I don't see any change coming. Other than new politicians. like Palin, getting rich and "important", expect no substantive change.

This tea party thing is nothing new. We use to call it "Reagan".Then the Republicans became "Reaganesque" , in other words, they said anything popular on the right  to get and stay elected. So, we can figure the tea party thing will end up the same way. Samo samo. Happens to every empire.

You can't change the course of the Titanic.

Sarah Palin on Fox News Sunday -- Politics Daily
PALIN: Because both major parties, the D's and the R's, have both kind of lost their way in some respects. The GOP has some very strong planks in the platform that build a platform that I believe is best to build a strong, safe, prosperous nation.

When the GOP strays from the planks in the platform, a people's movement like the Tea Party movement is invited in to kind of hold these politicians accountable again and remind them of their constitutional limits there on the federal level.

And it's a beautiful movement. I'm proud to get to be a part of it in terms of at least hearing from those in the Tea Party movement and sharing with them what I believe are some commonsense solutions to the challenges facing us.

WALLACE: you say you are happy to be or proud to be a part of it. Some people think you want to be the leader of the Tea Party movement.

PALIN: No. I would hope that the Tea Party -- the Tea Partiers don't believe that they need some kind of well-oiled machine, some kind of replicate of the GOP or the Democrat Party, and instead, they remain a movement of the people, uprising and saying, "Listen to us. We have some commonsense solutions that we want our politicians to consider and to implement."

Friday, February 05, 2010

Beyond corruption...

Now that the Supreme Court has given the green light to corporations to openly offer the politicians (no more sneaking around) huge sums of media advertising to advocate their positions simply means the money boys can openly buy and sell votes. Expect haggling in public soon. (Maybe on Ebay.)

Some people are surprised that the government has thousands of people "working" in private business while on the public payroll. Even though cops do it all the time. Maybe the thought that the government can control these corporation is what we find troubling. Just because the government "owns" some of the largest companies can't ever be a worry, can it?

Makes you wonder how much influence the corporations really have. But how about the unions and private advocacy groups ? How many CIA are working there, Hmm? Ever wonder why Global Warming became so important in Washington?

Follow the money folow the politicians. After all they own us. But.... who owns them?

Uh-Oh. ‘Moonlighting’—but Without Bruce Willis or Cybil Shepard « Blog
It seems that the guys and gals who work for the ‘Company‘ actually have permission to work for real companies in their off hours. The CIA (aka the ‘Company’) have a little known policy of allowing their agents to moonlight for private firms. My mind boggles just thinking of all the shenanigans that must be going on either between the agents and the private firms or, worse—by the agents to the private firms.

(I remember reading years ago how every major spy agency in the world—in particular the CIA, M5, and the Mossad—have what are called “assets” in every major corporation in the world. These are actual employees of the corporation who supply information to the spy agency on an “as needed” basis. But I digress.)

Here is an interesting little paragraph from the article:

A government official familiar with the policy insists it doesn’t impede the CIA’s work on critical national security investigations. This official said CIA officers who want to participate in it must first submit a detailed explanation of the type of work involved and get permission from higher-ups within the agency. “If any officer requests permission for outside employment, those requests are reviewed not just for legality, but for propriety,” [emphasis mine] CIA spokesman George Little told POLITICO.

“…those requests are reviewed not just for legality, but for propriety…” We can all rest assured that one of the dirtiest organizations in the world probably has a “Chinese wall“-type of structure between the moonlighting CIA agents and the private companies they work for. And I have a bridge to sell you in Brooklyn.

[Thanks to Chris Ciancio]

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Sign me up!.......

What's not to like?

“How Would You Fix the Economy?” at The Catherine Austin Fitts Blog
Dear Mr. President,

Please find below my suggestion for fixing America ’s Economy. Instead of giving Billions of dollars to companies that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan. You can call it the “Patriotic Retirement Plan”:

There are about 40 million people over 50 in the work force. Pay them $1 million apiece severance for early retirement with the following stipulations:

1) They MUST retire. Forty million job openings - Unemployment fixed.

2) They MUST buy a new American CAR. Forty million cars ordered - Auto
Industry fixed.

3) They MUST either buy a house or pay off their mortgage - Housing
Crisis fixed.

It can’t get any easier than that!!

P.S. If more money is needed, have all members in Congress pay their taxes…

Mr. President, while you’re at it, make Congress retire on Social Security and Medicare. I’ll bet both programs would be fixed pronto. If you think this would work, please forward to everyone you know.

If not, please disregard.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

More proof we are awash in energy resources.....

I"m betting that when we need a gallon of gas or a cubic foot or two to cook our food it'll be "discovered". At a price of course. This system is so rotten that it is now simply amusing that the guys in charge have to duck and weave their way. it remains to be seen if China continues to put up with it. So far they are still playing the game but one wonders when they're going to pull the plug and buy the oil companies.

And fire the President, heh heh.

Investing in Natural Gas: The Most Important Source in the World
02/01/10 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Until just three years ago, the Marcellus was an obscure name for an obscure rock formation in the backwaters of geological research. Not anymore…

The tipping point came when Penn State professor Terry Engelder demonstrated that the Marcellus holds as much as 500 trillion cubic feet of natural gas – the equivalent of total US gas consumption for 25 years. There’s over a trillion dollars’ worth of gas down there – probably much more. Even if the estimate is off by 50% or so (and that 500 trillion cubic foot number might be on the LOW side), Marcellus is a very big resource.

Here’s a map showing all of the major shale gas-bearing basins in the US and Canada. The Marcellus is labeled No. 27 – and I don’t mean in terms of size. As you can see, the Marcellus dwarfs all the others.

Monday, February 01, 2010

I-pad made in China?.......


Hottest products we buy are stripping us of real wealth. We don't make much any more. we just sell ourselves down the river. Anyone remember Walmart advertising "made in America?" How about Nike's footwear? Maybe all those "American assembled" cars?

Need an explanation for our collapse just look there. P.S the world is awash in in oil and natural gas. Especially the good old U.S.A.

Why are we destroying oil producing countries? Follow the money. Your Congress man does.

Paulson's Return, Another Deficit Record, Marcellus Shale, Ron Paul and More! | 5 Min. Forecast
“I am an Apple fan,” a reader writes, “but I did turn over my MacBook Pro after reading Friday's column: designed in California, assembled in China.”

The 5: Remember the “We think, they sweat” crowd? They’ve believed Apple to be the epitome of a 21st-century “platform company” -- a global player with the cash, clout and clarity to play all the markets -- intellectual, manufacturing, consumer -- it needs to to achieve the lowest cost for production of goods and the highest margin from the end-user. At the time Apple made a $65 profit on every iPhone made. The Taiwanese producer made $4 per iPhone produced.

Even if the iPad becomes “the biggest product in history,” as Cramer suggested on The Chris Matthews Show yesterday, Apple is a good investment (potentially… we wouldn’t buy it). But is it really a representative sample of economic recovery in the U.S., as the reader on Friday suggested?

Of course it is. The Chinese will never actually figure out how to make their own gadgets… they’ll just keep pounding out those iPods for pennies on the dollar while Apple execs buy vacation homes.