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Three Video Interviews With Lord Stirling by Renowned Video Webcaster Morris Herman of England ~ link ~ link ~ link
Risk of Global Climate Change By BP Oil Spill by Dr. Gianluigi Zangari ~ link
Ancient Scottish Barony Title for sale. There are about 100 Scottish feudal baronies that still exist; only a handful are from the very ancient Baronage of the Isles, as this one is. In a time of economic crisis, it pays to put some of your wealth into important artwork, properties, etc. of rare value. This is one of the most rare things that can be purchased and held. For sale at US$150,000 ~ link
Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band at Stirling Castle ~ link ~ Official site ~ link
Check out this video - A video overlay over my discussion with Dr. Bill Deagle on the NutriMedical Report of what is really going on with the weather ~ link
UK Winter Weather Warning - Video ~ link
ICE AGE 4 - DAWN OF THE BP oil disaster - video ~ link
Damaged Gulf Stream affects Jet Stream - Earl of Stirling - video ~ link
Video overlays of Lord Stirling and Dr. Bill Deagle on the NutraMedical Report talking about the BP Oil Disaster caused global weather crisis ~ link ~ (this second one is longer, the entire hour-long program) ~ link
Newborn baby and mother go nine hours without help in lobby of Brooklyn building - Baby dies ~ link ~ This BP caused climate change is very serious. If we end up going into a mini-Ice Age the number of deaths will be horrific. If we go into a full Ice Age, the story will become the second biggest story in the last 2,000 years and not a good one! Stirling
Mayor Bloomberg: Roads MAY BE plowed by Wednesday night ... Maybe ~ link
40,000 left without water in Northern Ireland due to cold ~ link ~ Which brings up a real danger for Ireland, the United Kingdom, and other places in western Europe. In the more temperate nations the water mains are not buried deep enough and are not built for really cold winters. If we are in fact, at least going into a mini-Ice Age, and pray that we are not, then the entire water/sewer infrastructure will need to be rebuilt quickly. That will certainly "bust the bank" in terms of its demands on government spending. Stirling
US: Anger grows in NY and NJ over slow snow clean-up - with video ~ link ~
Photo gallery: 50 Doomiest Photos of 2010 ~ link ~ This is posted here because most are either of the BP Climate Change or of the BP Oil Disaster. Stirling
UK wind turbins are consuming more energy than they produce in the 'Big Freeze' ~ link ~
Australia floods: Town could be swamped for week ~ link ~ Days of torrential downpours have left parts of central and southern Queensland state inundated, flooding thousands of homes and businesses, cutting off roads and forcing one town's entire population to evacuate.
Ice Age Now! Damaged Gulf Stream affects Jet Stream - Lord Stirling - with video ~ link ~ One of several sites with one of my videos explaining how and why the climate is/has changed. Stirling
The outlook is not good, with the possibility of cold soil lasting until May or June instead of Jan or Feb, crop failures can be expected. In short, we are at the front edge of an oncoming Ice-age.
Thank the hubris and unfettered greed of the corporate and government psychopaths. The death knell for a large part of life on earth has sounded.
Forecasters keep eye on looming 'Solar Max' ~ link ~ It is well overdue! Stirling
The latest cycle began in 1996 and for reasons which are unclear has taken longer than expected to end. Now, though, there are more and more signs that the Sun is shaking off its torpor and building towards "Solar Max," or the cycle's climax, say experts.
Third US super-carrier battle group going to Korean/Pacific area ~ link ~ link ~ Last week, South Korea's media had reported that the US decided to send another nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the
Analysts accused the US of increasing the danger of war in the region even though the North has shown restraint amid a number of recent ROK drills.
"Three aircraft carriers in the same region are going to be interpreted as a signal of preparing for war," the paper quoted Major General Luo Yuan, with the PLA Academy of Military Sciences, as saying.
China has carrier-killer missile - US admiral says ~ link ~
Adm. Robert F. Willard, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, disclosed to a Japanese newspaper on Sunday that the new anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) is now in the early stages of deployment after having undergone extensive testing.
Japan to boost security ties with US to meet 'regional challenges' ~ link ~Experts say bolstering security cooperation with the military superpower and its allies in the region, such as South Korea and Australia, would be the most effective way for Japan to counter immediate and longer-term threats from rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and China's military buildup.
Israeli drones fly over Lebanon's capital ~ link ~ You know if some Arab nation sent drones over Israel there would be war. The Israelis are always in the face of the Arabs; they don't want peace, just more war so they can steal more land from the Arabs and dominate the entire Middle East. Stirling
The Israeli planes left the Lebanese airspace after nearly 20 hours on Wednesday.
Lebanon's military often reports airspace violations by Israeli aircraft but does not usually open fire on them.
The airspace violations, which are reported on an almost daily basis, contravene United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701, which ended the Israeli war on Lebanon in 2006.
On Friday, 12 Israeli fighter jets entered Lebanese airspace.
Britain forms plans for Gulf evacuation in event of war with Iran ~ link ~ Sounds like they know something is coming relatively soon. Stirling
Coup d'etat - The Historical Framework of Globalization ~ link ~ Good article, take the time to go to the link and read it all if you can. Stirling
If Obama Could Put America's Own Real Interests First ~ link ~ Sure, like that will really happen. Stirling
The answer has to begin with the statement (echoed by Mearsheimer and Walt and a growing number of respected and influential others) that unconditional support for the Zionist state of Israel right or wrong is not in America’s own best interests because it’s a prime cause of Arab and other Muslim hurt and humiliation, which is being transformed into a rising tide of anti-Americanism. To that can be added a related truth. America doesn’t have to have 1.5 billion Muslims (nearly one quarter of humankind) as enemies. Most Muslims do not hate America or Americans. What they do hate is the double-standard of American (and all Western) foreign policy, in particular its refusal to call and hold Israel to account for its crimes.
Julian Assange ushering in a "new global information order" ~ link ~ Assange is a puppet of the global banking forces. Stirling
Large natural gas reserves confirmed at Israel's Leviathan deposit ~ link ~ The discovery is believed to assure the country's energy independence and is likely to put an end to Russia's plans to export natural gas to Israel.
US Arrogance: Conflict of Geography ~ link ~
Mobile Surveillance Towers coming to a town near you - with video ~ link ~ As you can see these towers can be deployed in a moments notice. Think about it, with the ability to spool off barbed wire at high speeds from truck beds and these mobile guard towers that can be jacked up in a minute, the TSA and DHS could have mobile FEMA camps setup and ready for mass detention in almost a blink of an eye.
End Orwellian US economics to unleash TRILLIONS OF OUR DOLLARS ~ link ~ The author has a good point. If the government just printed our money, instead of the central banksters (the Federal Reserve, which is owned by most foreign global banking families), we could pay off everything, get out of debt, and offer low-interest loans directly to our citizens without banks getting involved and making a large profit. The masses need to fully wake up to the fact that what is happening is not really complicated "economics" but just a con, a massive rip-off by parasites (global banking families) who bribe our political classes. The reality is that we could go from Global Depression to Global Prosperity in a year or less. Stirling
- Our Robber Baron-era monetary system must be recognized as a national “debt supply” that only profits the banks that create the debt.
- This Orwellian opposite of a national money supply must be ended. In addition, shocking as it is for most Americans to discover, we’ve already overpaid in tax totals in the several trillions of dollars as revealed in collective governments’ published Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs). We need this ended and transformed to maximize the benefits of that money to the American people.
- The US will unleash trillions of dollars worth of economic productivity with the end of government debts, creating money for the direct payment of public goods and services, and creating at-cost credit/lending as a public service that benefits the public rather than private banks.
Banks had a plan to create the Housing Bubble and Foreclosuregate ~ link ~ Yes they had a plan, and the strategic reason behind it was not only profit but to cause a new global depression to help usher in the long sought New World Order that the Rothschilds and their ilk so desire. Stirling
The Economic Crisis: Worst than the Great Depression? ~ link ~ Not yet, but soon! Stirling
How could that possibly be, when the stock market has largely recovered? (Let's forget for a moment that the stock market rallied after 1929, but then crashed in a double dip).
- Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke
- Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker
- Economics scholar and former Federal Reserve Governor Frederic Mishkin
- The head of the Bank of England Mervyn King
- Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz
- Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman
- Former Goldman Sachs chairman John Whitehead
- Investment advisor, risk expert and "Black Swan" author Nassim Nicholas Taleb
- Well-known PhD economist Marc Faber
- Morgan Stanley’s UK equity strategist Graham Secker
- Former chief credit officer at Fannie Mae Edward J. Pinto
- Billionaire investor George Soros
- Senior British minister Ed Balls
To find out, we'll look at a couple comparisons to get an idea of what is going on in the rest of the economy. And then we'll compare the government's efforts in the 1930s to today...
Specifically, many economists credit World War II with getting us out of the Depression. (I disagree, but that's another story).
This time, we've been at war in both Iraq and Afghanistan far longer than we were in World War II. But our economy is still stuck in a rut.
Moreover, the amount spent in emergency bailouts, loans and subsidies during this financial crisis arguably dwarfs the amount which the government spent during the New Deal.
For example, Casey Research wrote in 2008:
Paulson and Bernanke have embarked on the largest bailout program ever conceived .... a program which so far will cost taxpayers $8.5 trillion.CNBC confirms that the New Deal cost about $500 billion (and the S&L crisis cost around $256 billion) in inflation adjusted dollars.
[The updated, exact number can be disputed. But as shown below, the exact number of trillions of dollars is not that important.]
So how does $8.5 trillion dollars compare with the cost of some of the major conflicts and programs initiated by the US government since its inception? To try and grasp the enormity of this figure, let’s look at some other financial commitments undertaken by our government in the past:
As illustrated above, one can see that in today’s dollar, we have already committed to spending levels that surpass the cumulative cost of all of the major wars and government initiatives since the American Revolution.
Recently, the Congressional Research Service estimated the cost of all of the major wars our country has fought in 2008 dollars. The chart above shows that the entire cost of WWII over four to five years was less than half the current pledges made by Paulson and Bernanke in the last three months!
In spite of years of conflict, the Vietnam and the Iraq wars have each cost less than the bailout package that was approved by Congress in two weeks. The Civil War that devastated our country had a total price tag (for both the Union and Confederacy) of $60.4 billion, while the Revolutionary War was fought for a mere $1.8 billion.
In its fifty or so years of existence, NASA has only managed to spend $885 billion – a figure which got us to the moon and beyond.
The New Deal had a price tag of only $500 billion. The Marshall Plan that enabled the reconstruction of Europe following WWII for $13 billion, comes out to approximately $125 billion in 2008 dollars. The cost of fixing the S&L crisis was $235 billion.
So even though the government's spending on the "war" on the economic crisis dwarfs the amount spent on the New Deal, our economy is still stuck in the mud.
Given that the government has done so much, but we are still mired in a situation which in many ways is comparable to the Great Depression, it is not a very radical statement to say that the government is doing the wrong things to address the downturn.
I hope that the economy recovers. But the above comparisons are worrisome, indeed. [Note: The real total amount of bailouts and related BS is in the $30 TRILLION range not $8.5 trillion. Stirling]
-The IMF will contribute $125b to the Spanish bailout. The US portion of this will be $25b. Republican Senators and Congressman go nuts. The American people will side with them. The argument, "How can we help Spain but not California?" will be the mantra. In the end the IMF commitment will stand. But that will be the last time the US contributes to a sovereign bailout. This will prove to be very destabilizing at some point after 2011.
2011: The Year Cities Go Bust ~ link ~ More than 100 American cities could go bust next year as the debt crisis that has taken down banks and countries threatens next to spark a municipal meltdown, a leading analyst has warned. Meredith Whitney, the US research analyst who correctly predicted the global credit crunch, described local and state debt as the biggest problem facing the US economy, and one that could derail its recovery. "Next to housing this is the single most important issue in the US and certainly the biggest threat to the US economy," Whitney told the CBS 60 Minutes programme on Sunday night. "There's not a doubt on my mind that you will see a spate of municipal bond defaults. You can see fifty to a hundred sizeable defaults – more. This will amount to hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of defaults."
Adding Fuel to the Financial Fire - Deepening Crisis - Bogus Economic Statistics Used as a Cover-up ~ link
What Mr. Bernanke has done is add fuel to the fire, which has given us one of the greatest financial scams of all time.
US home foreclosures jump in 3rd quarter ~ link ~ The elected representatives of the American people could care less. Time to wake up America. Stirling
Standard & Poor's: "The Double Dip (in Housing) is Almost Here" ~ link ~ Make no mistake about it, we are living through the ECONOMIC CONTROLLED DEMOLITION of the world's economies, organized and controlled by the global banking cartel. They don't give a damn how many peoples lives they ruin. In fact, they intend to "thin the herd" with a new coming world war soon. They are totally satanic, evil to the core, and we have allowed them free reign over us. Stirling
The length and depth of the current housing recession is rivaling the Great Depression’s real estate downturn, and, with encouraging signs fading, will easily eclipse it in the coming months.During the Great Depression, home prices fell 25.9 percent in five years. The U.S. housing market is now down around 25 percent from its peak in 2006.
When Matt Smith, Gavin Garrison, and Heather Rally of Project Gulf Impact arrived at Ontario Airport in California Tuesday evening to board a plane headed back to the Gulf of Mexico, all three of them were pulled aside by TSA agents and patted down. Coincidentally, they were the only three people pulled out of the security lines.
“TSA doesn’t want stuff like this to end up on youtube”
When Matt informed him that it is perfectly legal to film in a public place, the TSA agent radioed in his supervisor. When the supervisor walked over to Matt and Heather, he informed Matt that it was a FEDERAL OFFENSE to film security in airports.
When Heather and Matt challenged this, he grew increasingly angry. He continued repeating that it was a federal offense yet when he was questioned about the law he was unable to provide an answer.
We now live in a country where traveling American citizens are subject to a Stasi type TSA that believes that it completely legal to fondle attractive women’s breasts yet illegal to film their intrusive security procedures.
These procedures are much more than Orwellian scanners; they are being used to break the will and spirit of the American people. If the government is able to to force the public into accepting these intrusive measures than society as we know it will come to an end.
To top it off, Janet Napolitono is openly declaring that TSA is coming to a mall and hotel near you
The TSA's state-mandated molestation ~ link ~ This is all about forcing government fascism on Americans. Anyone groped should file criminal felony charges in local courts, bring federal lawsuits and BRING LAWSUITS ABROAD IN A NATION THAT CLAIMS UNIVERSAL JURISDICTION IN MATTERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS. Go after the personal assets of not only those doing the groping and supervising but those at the very top of TSA and the Department of Homeland Security. If you don't have the balls to defend yourself legally you will get shit on by these new fascists big time. Stirling
The TSA agent used her hands to feel under and between my breasts. She then rammed her hand up into my crotch until it jammed into my pubic bone ... I was touched in the pubic region in between my labia ... She then moved her hand across my pubic region and down the inner part of my upper thigh to the floor. She repeated this procedure on the other side. I was shocked and broke into tears.
"In the four times she explored the area where my inner thigh met my crotch, she touched my labia each time, and one pass made contact with my clitoris, through two layers of clothing. I told her I felt humiliated, assaulted and abused ... In my work as a nurse, if I did what the TSA did against a patient's will it would be considered assault and battery, and I did not see how the TSA should have different rules."
"I was shaking and crying the entire time. I was begging them to hurry up but they kept stopping and telling me to calm down. It is impossible to gain composure when a stranger has her hands in your underwear."
In Money-Changers We Trust ~ link ~ Government by and for the Banksters. Stirling
Dodging repatriation tax lets US companies bring home multinational cash ~ link ~ At the White House on Dec. 15, business executives asked President Obama for a tax holiday that would help them tap more than $1 trillion of offshore earnings, much of it sitting in island tax havens.
Congressman Dennis Kucinich: "Is This The United States Congress Or The Board Of Directors Of Goldman Sachs" - short video ~ link ~ I like Dennis, he has balls and the courage to defend our nation, unlike most of the American political class. Stirling
Airshow Pilot/Instructor Sinks 9/11's Cover Story - with video ~ link ~ Take the time to view this video, it is POWERFUL! Stirling
19 Facts About The Deindustralization Of America That Will Make You Weep ~ link ~ Keep in mind folks that this has been planned and put into operation over the last three decades by global banking interests. That this is a type of war against every American. That many in Congress and various Administrations sold their souls and signed off on this, and that is nothing but economic treason against us all. Stirling
A Christmas Letter from Congress to Taxpayers ~ link ~ Good one.
Russia to pay over 700 million Euros for first Mistral-class helicopter carrier ~ link ~
Half of all Germans want to Axe the Euro ~ link ~ Who can blame them. They are being ripped off massively by the global banking families requiring Germany to write checks to pay for "bail-outs" of nations, when the real cause of the crisis, in nation after nation, is the same global banking families. Stirling
EU to ban hundreds of herbal remedies ~ link ~ What a total rip-off by Big Pharma! Many of these herbal remedies have been used by mankind for THOUSANDS OF YEARS! This is total fascism by the unelected rule makers in the Rothschild created and designed European Union. Stirling
How to Cultivate a Food Crisis ~ link ~ As any shopper knows, food prices this past year have been rising faster than the overall rate of inflation. “Fears of a global food crisis swept the world’s commodity markets as prices for staples such as corn, rice and wheat spiraled after the U.S. government warned of ‘dramatically’ lower supplies,” the Financial Times reported in early October. “There is growing concern among countries about continuing volatility and uncertainty in food markets,” said World Bank president Robert Zoellick later that month. “These concerns have been compounded by recent increases in grain prices.”
Confronting this looming food-supply crisis is the American farmer. His productivity is such that the United States is the world’s largest agricultural exporter, with $108.7 billion in farm products shipped abroad in 2010. Helping him increase the supply of agricultural products is the key to addressing both rising food prices and global shortages. His productivity is also critical to our country’s broader economic recovery.
So, you would think that the administration’s apparatchiks would be doing whatever they can to remove the regulatory impediments that farmers face. But you would be wrong. Consider several ways in which federal regulators are threatening agricultural productivity, both directly and indirectly.
Pharmaceutical Industry Fraud ~ link ~
The man's name: Graham Cormie.
The Aberdeen photographer only discovered his doppelganger when concerned friends e-mailed him to say that a man was impersonating him on the social network site and was even using some of his photos.
Distinct Race of Ancient Humans Discovered: Will We End Up Like Them? - with video ~ link ~
...A study in Nature journal shows that Denisovans co-existed with Neanderthals and interbred with other ancestors of the human species – perhaps around 50,000 years ago. An international group of researchers sequenced a complete genome from one of the ancient hominins (human-like creatures), based on nuclear DNA extracted from a finger bone.So what happened to the Denisovans?
Professor Chris Stringer: “It’s nothing short of sensational – we didn’t know know how ancient people in China related to these other humans”. Scientists say an entirely separate type of human identified from bones in Siberia co-existed and interbred with Neanderthal, Cro Magnon, and others.
According to the researchers, this provides confirmation there were at least four distinct types of human in existence with other races of anatomically modern humans in their African homeland....(articlesafari)
It is thought that modern humans may have killed off the Neanderthals. Perhaps modern humans did the same to these Demisovans. Maybe modern humans will kill off each other.
It is clear that humanity, like Neanderthals, the Denisovans, and even the Dinosaurs, can go extinct. Today we are dangerously creating a world in which humanity may join the extinct no matter what the fundamentalist religious types believe.
Evolution and Extinction is in the nature of things. We deny this fact at our own peril. A better understanding of science might mean that humanity could avoid extinction in the near future.
Top 10 most popular videos of 2010 from Discovery News ~ link
Gigantic storm with huge tail erupts on Saturn ~ link ~