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  • Get out of dodge silver 85 comments
    Aug 26, 2009 4:00 PM
    People must really be getting scared!!! 

    Northwest terrritorial mint has come up with a new silve product. It is called "StageCoach Silver". It is a one oz rectangular coin that has been scored on the back so that it can be broken into four 1/4 oz pieces. It enables you to "make change" so to speak for, as it says on the coin, "For when you have to get out of Dodge".

    It has a picture of a stagecoach on the front and the back has "1/4" printed in each quarter oz block that would be broken off to theoretically make change.

    Now if they would just make that in gold too!!!

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  • DG- Cute! That's the equivalent of fractional gold coins, I guess!

     

    Here's a link to keep us hopeful:

     

    libertynewsforum.homes...
    27 Aug 2009, 02:44 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » OG- bookmarked it. Looks good!! Thanks.
    27 Aug 2009, 11:05 AM Reply Like
  • DG- Rasmussen Poll: 57% of US citizens polled would like to see the entire congress replaced!!! Yeah, baby, getting some traction.

     

    Here's the link:

     

    www.rasmussenreports.c...
    31 Aug 2009, 08:51 PM Reply Like
  • I am having trouble with links today. The poll said 57% of US Citizens want to fire the entire congress.
    1 Sep 2009, 09:49 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » China govt pushing gold and silver to the masses. Could exceed Indias demand for gold. See link below

     

    www.mineweb.co.za/mine...
    3 Sep 2009, 02:10 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » And I Whole heartedly agree, wont argue, will help, support it fully, will pay to see it, pray for the day, etc......

     

    On Sep 01 09:49 PM optionsgirl wrote:

     

    > I am having trouble with links today. The poll said 57% of US Citizens
    > want to fire the entire congress.
    3 Sep 2009, 02:12 PM Reply Like
  • Interesting concept! The demand for gold and silver is huge in India. It's a tradition, custom, cultural sort of thing. If, as seems possible, the government keeps robbing the people of their hard earned money with market and bank scams, they will need to find some way to store the value of their newly found wealth. They are typically good savers and willing to gamble as long as the house is not too crooked. But it they are taken too badly, too many times, they will turn to something they can count on.

     

    On Sep 03 02:10 PM doubleguns wrote:

     

    > China govt pushing gold and silver to the masses. Could exceed Indias
    > demand for gold. See link below
    >
    > www.mineweb.co.za/mine...;sn=Detail
    3 Sep 2009, 02:36 PM Reply Like
  • OG - I am stoked for the possibility that the American people just may come around and change the political system. We really need it!
    3 Sep 2009, 02:38 PM Reply Like
  • Some of you have indicated that you believe GOOOH.com is a preferable alternative to the corrupt, self-entitled, douche-bag, piece of $hit government that currently runs this country. Although I've never been big on causes, nor would I probably ever actively protest, even civilly, I agree that in the absence of change, the USA is screwed. And although my ten minutes is unlikely to radically alter the destiny of civilization, I did go ahead and sign up on GOOH yesterday. Despite the fact that most people generally agree that the system is broken, IMO fixing or replacing the system is long odds at best due to the size of the problem and power of the crooked politicians. They control the printing presses and most of the media. These are no small obstacles to overcome in taking back the country. But maybe if enough people signed up on GOOOH it could help things turn in the right direction. I will also encourage family members to sign up.
    3 Sep 2009, 11:25 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Copper mine strikes could be another boost to silver prices.

     

    www.commodityonline.co...

     

    Swashbuckler, GOOOH will only work if people VOTE for the candidates. Remember that when you vote.
    8 Sep 2009, 11:10 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Another article on silver/gold and concern for the paper gold/silver.

     

    Take possession if you can!!!

     

    www.howestreet.com/ind...
    8 Sep 2009, 11:17 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » not article--Audio.
    8 Sep 2009, 11:17 AM Reply Like
  • Making change using silver coins? Rumors abound of the $500 bill returning?

     

    Nice insta DG!

     

    Did you join freedomworks.org yet?

     

    OG: I'm one of the 57%.
    8 Sep 2009, 11:33 AM Reply Like
  • if anyone wants to reach me, email at leveragedlady@gmail.com.
    From there, I will give you my real email. I'm not afraid of identifying myself. I just don't want to be inundated with wacko emails because I know I have made some enemies, though why mystifies me.
    8 Sep 2009, 12:33 PM Reply Like
  • OG, I am part of that 57%. Both political parties are corrupt. We have government by special interests for special interests. We need a new party system, one that can't, by design, be bought.
    8 Sep 2009, 01:20 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » yep, it has its purpose but since it is too closely aligned with the GOP it has limited up side but the info and what they "claim" to support are good. I just dont see any real progress being made by them. Hot air mostly but a good group of people have joined and their cause is true. We just need them to see the light that 57% have seen.

     

    On Sep 08 11:33 AM Mayascribe wrote:

     

    > Making change using silver coins? Rumors abound of the $500 bill
    > returning?
    >
    > Nice insta DG!
    >
    > Did you join freedomworks.org yet?
    >
    > OG: I'm one of the 57%.
    8 Sep 2009, 01:22 PM Reply Like
  • OG---That's a smart way to handle your email. Regarding enemies, anyone who posts comments on SA, taking a position on anything, is bound to have riled up a few psychos. Most of us have had our comment streams hit overnite at least once or twice. Although I have yet to join Quinn's site, I admire your effort to set up an additional platform for those with shared interests, and to give YH an option to continue posting in a less restrictive forum.

     

    On Sep 08 12:33 PM optionsgirl wrote:

     

    > if anyone wants to reach me, email at leveragedlady@gmail.co...
    > there, I will give you my real email. I'm not afraid of identifying
    > myself. I just don't want to be inundated with wacko emails because
    > I know I have made some enemies, though why mystifies me.
    8 Sep 2009, 07:18 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Where is Mark Bern? No posts since 9/6. Anyone know?
    10 Sep 2009, 08:58 AM Reply Like
  • Thanks, Swash.

     

    On Sep 08 07:18 PM Swashbuckler wrote:

     

    > OG---That's a smart way to handle your email. Regarding enemies,
    > anyone who posts comments on SA, taking a position on anything, is
    > bound to have riled up a few psychos. Most of us have had our comment
    > streams hit overnite at least once or twice. Although I have yet
    > to join Quinn's site, I admire your effort to set up an additional
    > platform for those with shared interests, and to give YH an option
    > to continue posting in a less restrictive forum.
    10 Sep 2009, 09:03 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association
    today released the following statement to its inflation.us members:

     

    "While the mainstream media has officially declared the U.S. recession over
    and an economic recovery here, NIA believes what the media sees as an economic
    recovery is nothing but inflation. We believe the U.S. recession has just
    begun, but declare that gold and silver mania is officially here. Of course,
    this is just the first inning of gold and silver mania. The mania won't reach
    its height until everybody you know who invested into the real estate bubble,
    abandons real estate and starts investing into gold and silver.

     

    Last year during the U.S. financial crisis, Americans rushed out of stocks and
    real estate and into U.S. dollars as a safe haven. Unfortunately, these
    Americans who already lost so much in stocks and real estate, will soon get
    hit by a hyperinflation tidal wave that washes away what little wealth they
    have left. The only people who will survive are those who wake up and realize
    that gold and silver are the only real safe havens because the Federal Reserve
    can't print them out of thin air; gold and silver supplies will always be
    scarce.

     

    Gold prices today reached a 18-month high of $1,009.40 per ounce and silver
    reached a 13-month high of $16.86 per ounce. While current gold and silver
    prices may seem expensive to some, they are still a long way off of their 1980
    inflation adjusted highs of $2,300 and $130 per ounce respectively, and we
    believe inflation will soon get much worse than the 1970's.

     

    The Federal Reserve has held interest rates at 0% for the past nine months
    while taking trillions of dollars of worthless mortgage-backed securities,
    student loans, credit card loans, and auto loans onto its balance sheet. This
    has caused a temporary bounce in our financial markets, with the Dow Jones
    index up 47% from its March low. The media sees rising stock prices as a sign
    the economy is recovering, when stocks are only recovering as a result of the
    Federal Reserve running its printing press non-stop and overloading the system
    with excess liquidity. We cannot have an economic recovery when real
    unemployment in the U.S. is now up to a 26-year high of 17%.

     

    The Dow Jones priced in gold fell from a high of 44 in 1999 down to a low of 7
    this year. Since then, the Dow to Gold ratio has bounced to 10 and is
    currently 9.5, but we believe the economy won't truly be at a bottom until the
    Dow to Gold ratio falls to 1 like it did in 1980. It took seven years from the
    time the Dow to Gold ratio fell to 7 in 1973, to when it finally bottomed at 1
    in 1980. Therefore, don't expect to see gold prices meet the Dow Jones in the
    short-term, but we do believe it will happen within the next 5 to 10 years. In
    1973, the Dow to Gold ratio saw a bounce from 7 to 10 just like it did this
    year, but its next move was down to 4 a year later. If history repeats itself,
    we could potentially see Dow 8,000 and Gold $2,000 in 2010.

     

    The U.S. budget deficit this year is expected to reach $2 trillion. Obama
    talks about cutting the budget deficit in half by the end of his first term,
    but this won't be possible when interest rates will surely rise and cause the
    interest on our national debt to be trillions of dollars per year. It's insane
    to think that Obama wants to spend a reported $1 trillion a year on health
    care reform. Of course, if the government projects they will spend $1 trillion
    a year on health care, they really mean $2 trillion or more. There is no way
    this spending will be possible unless Bernanke prints the money up and creates
    massive inflation.

     

    Gold and silver investing has for years been looked at as risky and
    speculative, but soon perceptions will change and Americans will look at
    dollars as being the riskiest asset of all. Our documentary Hyperinflation
    Nation surpassed 200,000 views today. We are happy to have already helped
    200,000 people prepare for hyperinflation, but we need to help millions more
    so that the U.S. doesn't become the next Zimbabwe."

     

    Please spread the word about NIA and have your friends subscribe for free at
    inflation.us

     

    About us:

     

    The National Inflation Association is an organization that is dedicated to
    preparing Americans for hyperinflation. The NIA offers free membership at
    www.inflation.us and provides its members with articles about the
    economy and inflation, news stories, important charts not shown by the
    mainstream media; YouTube videos featuring Jim Rogers, Marc Faber, Ron Paul,
    Peter Schiff, and others; and profiles of gold, silver, and agriculture
    companies that we believe could prosper in an inflationary environment.

     

    SOURCE National Inflation Association

     

    Gerard Adams of National Inflation Association, 1-888-99-NIA US
    (1888-996-4287), or Staff, Editor@inflation.us
    10 Sep 2009, 03:44 PM Reply Like
  • Great article, Guns! (CDE) has been a rocket ship since about three weeks after their reverse split I don't own any). My fav (JAG) got crushed due to their 110M announcement of a secondary offering. I'm weeping, but I bought a little more after I read that the offering will be higher than where it's now trading. Up from where I bought more today.

     

    Hoping you're in on (ATPG) and (XIDE). The're more than making up for the hurt'n Jag's putting on me today.
    10 Sep 2009, 03:52 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Maya its hard to jump in after a pop of 10%. I appreciate the info and will be watching.
    10 Sep 2009, 04:08 PM Reply Like
  • dg- here is a time lapsed video of 9/12 march on washington. thought you would enjoy it if you haven't seen it already. I was watching cnn and the coverage was crappy. They had on a reporter who went on the whole bus trip. he made it sound like there is a "dark" side of conspiracy theorists and made them out to be creeps and quacks. He even referenced the fact that people may be forced to take treatment for flu and basically said there were a lot of rumors that were preposterous. Apparently he never saw the massachussetts law that was drafted about this very subject that mayascribe posted! Or just plain ignored it.

     

    Today I read an article about cops taking blood when they stop a person suspected of dui. Apparently, it's been going on in Arizona for a few years. The cops have the option of doing a breathalyzer, which can be inaccurate, or to take blood, which improves their chances for conviction. If you refuse to have blood taken, you automatically lose your license for a year. Never mind that the cop is not a medical professional.
    One guy sued them because he got an infection at the site. Even our bodies no longer belong to us anymore!
    Well, approximately 2 mil people came to Washington to send a message. I hope you write an insta and let us all know what it was like.

     

    Here's the video:
    www.youtube.com/watch?...

     

    Regards!
    13 Sep 2009, 08:56 PM Reply Like
  • Thanks for linking the video stream, OG. I've read that the DC Fire Department estimated about 60,000 to 70,000 were there on the March, not the 1.5 to 2 million the video implies. I'd like a recount! Still pretty neat to see, though.

     

    Pins and needles waiting for Guns' update.

     

    Arizona cops taking blood? How Draconian.
    13 Sep 2009, 09:40 PM Reply Like
  • Guns: I'm reading that there was anywhere from 15,000 people at the March, to as many as 2,000,000. The media and various articles I've read on Google are all over the map on how many protesters there were. Oraganizers tallies seem way too high, anti-protest-type articles seem way too low.

     

    What's your best guess?
    14 Sep 2009, 01:48 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » The capital park police said 1.5 million. We had 1.2 million signed up. Add in another 300,000 pissed off patriots from everywhere else and you get the 1.5 million. I would say that is a pretty good number.

     

    CSPAN 1 AND CSPAN2 is showing this on TV tonight. They also said 1.5 million.

     

    It damn sure was not 15,000.

     

    Our goal of getting 1 million seems to have been exceeded..... significantly.
    Concern was everyone who signed up would not show.

     

    We should have realized we were dealing with America's most ardent PATRIOTS here.

     

    They don't let you down.
    14 Sep 2009, 03:11 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » I will update once I get home tonight. I left a quick update at burning bush goooh last night. I was beat when I got home. I dont know how coherrent it was.

     

    On Sep 13 09:40 PM Mayascribe wrote:

     

    > Thanks for linking the video stream, OG. I've read that the DC Fire
    > Department estimated about 60,000 to 70,000 were there on the March,
    > not the 1.5 to 2 million the video implies. I'd like a recount! Still
    > pretty neat to see, though.
    >
    > Pins and needles waiting for Guns' update.
    >
    > Arizona cops taking blood? How Draconian.
    14 Sep 2009, 03:16 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » I heard about this but have not seen it thank-you, thank-you, thank-you.
    Can I send a kiss over the blog, XXXXXXX

     

    On Sep 13 08:56 PM optionsgirl wrote:

     

    > dg- here is a time lapsed video of 9/12 march on washington. thought
    > you would enjoy it if you haven't seen it already. I was watching
    > cnn and the coverage was crappy. They had on a reporter who went
    > on the whole bus trip. he made it sound like there is a "dark" side
    > of conspiracy theorists and made them out to be creeps and quacks.
    > He even referenced the fact that people may be forced to take treatment
    > for flu and basically said there were a lot of rumors that were preposterous.
    > Apparently he never saw the massachussetts law that was drafted about
    > this very subject that mayascribe posted! Or just plain ignored it.
    >
    >
    > Today I read an article about cops taking blood when they stop a
    > person suspected of dui. Apparently, it's been going on in Arizona
    > for a few years. The cops have the option of doing a breathalyzer,
    > which can be inaccurate, or to take blood, which improves their chances
    > for conviction. If you refuse to have blood taken, you automatically
    > lose your license for a year. Never mind that the cop is not a medical
    > professional.
    > One guy sued them because he got an infection at the site. Even our
    > bodies no longer belong to us anymore!
    > Well, approximately 2 mil people came to Washington to send a message.
    > I hope you write an insta and let us all know what it was like.<br/>
    >
    > Here's the video:
    > www.youtube.com/watch?...
    >
    > Regards!
    14 Sep 2009, 03:17 PM Reply Like
  • Double: In an e-letter just recieved from Dick Armey, he estimated that the number was 1 million. Fantastic.

     

    Also: If you took any video, and want to post the video on UTube, he asked that a "912dc" tag be included.
    14 Sep 2009, 06:33 PM Reply Like
  • Glenn Beck was on tv last night with Greta Susterin. He mentioned that a university did a crowd estimate based on satellite footage and that estimate was 1.7 million. Guess how many arrests: 0. It was a very orderly crowd!
    Beautiful numbers.
    15 Sep 2009, 10:09 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Yep, was not like the Viet Nam war protests, Demicain convention or any other angry mob in history. Guess that's why we did not get much coverage. Nothing disgusting to report.

     

    F@ck the media, they have EARNED my disgust.

     

    Our country slowly sinks while they sing and dance with the band.
    15 Sep 2009, 12:49 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Did not get to post last night. Friend pop into town from japan. Had to go out and visit, err... umm.... YES I did it, I confess, I drank beer. Hic, wife had to drive me home.

     

    15 Sep 2009, 01:10 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Silver/Gold/REE Review
    By David Morgan

     

    September 18, 2009

     

    Many have been asking what is going to happen with gold and silver this month, and I maintain it is a tough call. The September month is usually pretty positive for the metals. In fact, there have been several articles talking about the last chance to buy gold under $1000. Frank Holmes, a much respected fund manager, spoke recently about September being one of the best months to be in the metals markets. I certainly don’t disagree with Frank. I’m pretty bullish for September but I’m very cautious going into October.

     

    As addressed in last week’s article, I am personally more comfortable buying the metal than the stocks here, but the stocks are outperforming, currently. I think buying the metal is different from buying the equities or futures or options positions, because by buying the metal you can hardly go wrong. Certainly there was a push into the metals in 2008 where we peaked out—silver above $21.00 and gold over $1,000.00.

     

    Gold has surpassed that level again, and on Tuesday I sent an update out to our subscribers stating that the odds are clearly in favor of the metals continuing higher for a while. However, the commitments of traders in both gold and silver are flashing caution alerts in my view, and by any technical measure, both the metals are overbought.

     

    Experience shows that a market can stay overbought for a very long time and continue higher and higher. However, remember the real estate market?

     

    I now have a pretty good projection on where I think we will top on this rally, and the question then becomes how big a correction will we see? What if the general stock market drops off during October—how will that affect the mining shares? If the Dow gets hit in October, will that send gold and silver even higher?

     

    Longer term, I think we’re going to see far higher prices in both metals. Having said that, I think the best approach for the physical metal is just dollar cost average. Just discipline yourself to buy so many dollars’ worth of gold or silver or both, each and every month. This approach provides you a very good price basis as these metals continue their upward path. This same technique can be used if you own a gold mutual fund, but I do not advise it for individual stocks.

     

    In theory, the best way to do it is to pick a day of every month and put in the same dollar amount. So, for example, on the first Monday of every month, obtain $100.00 worth, regardless of price, and do that consistently, month after month after month. It accomplishes two things: first, it teaches discipline; and second, you don’t have to think about it—you just buy that dollar amount. Thus, when the price is high you’re buying less metal, and when the price is low you’re buying more metal. And over time as long as we’re in a bull market, and we are, you will actually do far better by using that discipline. Whereas if you try to time the market exactly and get in and out, it can be done certainly, but it’s much more difficult than most people think.

     

    In the September issue I quoted Thomas Jefferson:

     

    “With the respect to future debt; would it not be wise and just for that nation to declare in the constitution they are forming neither the legislature nor the nation itself can validly contract more debt, than they may pay within their own age.”

     

    In my view, Jefferson is probably one of the best thinkers, and there were several, who formed the foundation of the United States of America. And we were very blessed, in my view, to have such great people involved in that undertaking, from an intellectual basis. Then of course it was put into practical terms and really worked quite well until the basic principles were ignored.

     

    What a concept: to only live within your means as a human being or your nation state. Today, the U.S. is selling away its children’s futures, so to speak; there is too much debt—that’s the problem! The U.S. has not lived within its means for quite some time and was actually in far better shape in the 1930s than it is today. It was far more self sufficient on an individual basis and as a nation state.

     

    If you go back to the last bull market in the metals, to 1980, the country was in better shape than it is today. The debt problems and the ability to service the debt have become a very big concern. We’re seeing this in the mainstream financial press. China basically has enough U.S. dollars and is looking for an alternative. Russia’s saying something similar. Japan is concerned. Most everyone who holds our debt is concerned.

     

    A recent article addressed a proposal that said wouldn’t it be great if we had a global currency that would usurp the dollar as the universal standard. This is stuff in the mainstream. We are in uncharted waters. We are in a situation where we have a debt-based economy and there really is no way to pay it back in the foreseeable future. Doesn’t this lead to a very, very big financial crisis? It always has. We’re witnessing that now. Some people are well aware of the true condition of the debt bomb exploding, and others are ignoring it. And still others are saying it’s really not that big a deal, we’re going to come out of it. Time will tell.

     

    I believe there is a misrepresentation of what’s really going on. What we have is a money supply that continues to increase, if you count money as credit. That means with all these trillions of dollars that are coming out, basically out of thin air, or with computer entries going into the same failed banking system that’s already put us in this predicament, you have the financial assets that represent on paper basically the physical economy your businesses.

     

    Financial assets have actually come down substantially from when the credit crisis started in 2007, but they are making a brief rally here and personally I think it is about over. More important than money and more important than ownership of a business is what is the physical economy actually doing, because this is what is required for all of us to eat, have shelter, and make a living. And that has been deteriorating in real terms since about 1968 in the United States of America. You might get some controversy on that statement, but the facts are there, if you look, on an inflation-adjusted basis. In real terms, the physical economy in the United States started going down in about that timeframe. Certainly people got paid more “money” for their goods or their services. But in real terms, was the wealth per capita increasing or decreasing? The answer is “decreasing.” Your standard of living might have gone up, you might be in a bigger house, but the debt load to carry the mortgage on that house required both mom and dad to work to pay the mortgage.

     

    Also in the September issue we discussed the rare earth elements sector, which was written about by Clint Cox, who, I’m honored to say, has been contributing to The Morgan Report for quite some time. In my view, Clint is one of the foremost authorities in REE. He is as picky as I am, meaning that he really selects companies very carefully and really hasn’t come up with any at this point that have met his strict criteria. We did have an REE company earlier and took profits after a double.

     

    A lot of these companies have a great story. They might have a great (rare) element but they really don’t know the business to the extent that you could actually make a profit with the grades that they have obtained in different parts of the world. China basically has a monopoly on the rare earth element field, owning roughly ninety percent of the market. It’s a fascinating story. The market is extremely small but it’s imperative for your hybrid cars and many high-tech applications. So we’re watching it carefully. The REE sector isn’t something we focus on in every issue, but we usually have Clint report to us at least two to four times a year.

     

    Since China has such a huge percentage of the market share, if a company outside of China had rare earth minerals or metal that was in high demand and it was one of the few in the western hemisphere, it could do quite well. There will be a lot of them, just like anything in the resource sector. There’s a lot of hype and promotion around a lot of these small companies that don’t merit that kind of investment participation. A lot of people don’t know better, but some do, and they are just betting on the fact that it will be a bunch of not so sophisticated investors who will buy the party line and invest in the stock, when the actual merits of the company really don’t warrant people putting in that kind of money. That’s sort of the history of investing in these small junior companies.

     

    As we move onward in this debt ridden situation it is my firm thinking that readers would do well to consider the following work by Trace Mayer.

     

    CREDIT CRISIS AUTOPSY

     

    The Great Credit Contraction is fine analytic work from Trace. He comes to the gold community with a different slant and background. He is a legal scholar with an emphasis on the Constitution, focusing on gold and currency issues. In his e-book, one can read about the historical significance of a crisis that will surely reshape the world. The global economy is built on an illusion currency that is evaporating before our very eyes. This book is an autopsy of the current worldwide systems and begins with financial history, discusses the current great deflationary credit contraction, projects the future environment, and concludes with suggestions on how to protect, preserve, and generate wealth in this challenging time. An appendix analyzes important topics. Click here to order.

     

    It is an honor to be.

     

    Sincerely,

     

    David Morgan
    19 Sep 2009, 10:51 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Clint Cox Anchor house on REE's

     

    www.theanchorhouse.com/
    19 Sep 2009, 10:57 AM Reply Like
  • Guns: Great find!

     

    Hate to go third person, Ricky Henderson on you, but wasn't Mayascribe the author of an Insta titled "Sept/Oct, Historically, These Are Dangerous Times?"

     

    My plan now through October is to lighten up on my most recent purchases, while keeping a close eye on H1N1 stocks. At the very least is to keep finger to sell button nimble and handy. Further, next week is A123's IPO. That should give a lift to the entire battery pure play sector.

     

    (Intra-comment, comment: A123 is clueless for having their long awaited IPO timed so near the G-20 summit, as well as just before October; should have waited until November. Their cash burn rate is horrific.)

     

    The extra sideline $ can be temporarily thrown into shorting ETF's, inviting the expression, week-long trades, as opposed to day trades. Risky stuff, but it's a theory I'm leaning toward taking. Oil stocks, also, are at the top of my watch list.

     

    I am now in the camp that the underperforming hedge funds with still sidelined cash and angered clients will keep the markets from another death spiral back to the March lows.

     

    Historically, most recessions/depressions have a "W" recovery. I believe another round of financial chaos will happen again, but not right away. Our government, as well as most of the G-20 governments have been printing money. Lots of money. Unimaginable sums of money. The huge printing of monies has put off, or extended the next meltdown. The bears have been clamoring for the next part of the W to happen right away. This investor thinks they have it wrong. Not right away, not this October, but rather, it's still a year or a few years out.

     

    We live in a capitalistic society, and the guidelines and tendencies of free capitalism will win out no matter how much socialism our government is shoving down our throats.

     

    The Catch 22 is how to treat stocks that were bought last November and December, if October does get nasty. Monster gains made. There's a big difference tax-wise to selling a stock within a year versus selling a stock after holding it for a year.

     

    The teensy weensy, puny, miniscule REE sector is going to gain a lot of attention in the coming months/years. Perhaps there is no greater sector to surge in multi-bagger leaps in the coming years than outside-of-China REEs?

     

    A few of our gang have already decided on that hope.

     

    19 Sep 2009, 12:32 PM Reply Like
  • DG: nice Cox article. Are you familiar with GATA?

     

    Check out its membership. The only one we considered worthy of following was Jake Towne who joined and left that fold.

     

    While I sympathize with their attempt to prove a Conspiracy. I do not approve of their methods becasuse I do not like to be manipulated. They like to spread rumors, sometimes these rumors are based soley on a "headline" not on the content of a given Article.

     

    I do not approve of losing money just because someone from that group hasn't printed an Article in a while.

     

    Just an opinion and a Stance against manipulation in general.
    19 Sep 2009, 01:02 PM Reply Like
  • Maya: hip hop, hip hop. The proposal on Uranium can be applied to REEs in this country with National Security measures. Do not overstay your welcome in the USA. Look at the link in the Metals Insta.

     

    Go out of Country, Australia/Canada for longer term investments.

     

    GXC, follow it for Chinese direction, over bought/sold, that sort of thing.
    19 Sep 2009, 01:14 PM Reply Like
  • Agreed, One Eye. My e-gamer portfolio is mostly about China, metals and batteries. The platform won't allow me to purchase Australian and Canadian exchanges. Diversification is the way to go, with a few big bets on the above sectors.

     

    I do indeed worry about nationalization. That's why I stay away from the likes of Hecla (big mine in Venezuela), and some African gold plays. My fav Brazilian-based Jaguar Mining worries me in that vein of thinking.

     

    I'd rather put my finger into a socket than think about the wide ranging and potential hip hop, it's now cool and critical for the US, or any nation, to nationalize natural resources, as China is already doing.

     

    I'll check out the metals link tonight because...

     

    It's a gorgeous early fall day here in Philly! I have to un-chain myself from this site for a while and commune with nature and the Farmer's Market. Then knock out some pages tonight.
    19 Sep 2009, 01:45 PM Reply Like
  • I told "one eye" to go to look for other Website providers, comparison Shop.
    He has a parting Msg. "USD has a narrow downtrend channel" it could pop to 78 next week. G20 meeting.

     

    I'm here because of SAS70 and the other 3 followers I picked up for no reason that I can discern.

     

    Anyone who leaves our group to go watch the Disney Channel with the Children is deserving of attention.

     

    SIRI: on a charting basis is doing absolutely nothing, sideways is ok if you are getting paid to wait. They will be doing a 1 for 10 at a minimum to remain listed on the Nasdaq. Their Insiders picked up the pace of sales in September. Trailing earnings are at -$2.50 or so which means they will show up as -$25.00/share with a 1 for 10 Reverse. That's the extent of my digging.

     

    Personally, if you want to own it as a pure speculation hang onto to all of it. If you are starting to get uneasy, take your initial investment out.

     

    Rule of thumb, I you are unwilling to buy more at a given price, Take your Initial Investment out.

     

    I wouldn't have bought it where you did. You have a great profit, don't look at a Gift Horse in the Mouth.

     

    Maya: I tend to agree with you. Its doubtful that there will be a meaningful selloff in Oct. though Markets often bottom in Oct., The selloff should be in progress in anticipation of that Bottom, it isn't.

     

    So I figure 9,000 on the Dow to hold. This is only the 2nd leg of the upturn.
    End of Quarter Window dressing will soon be upon us, there's going to be a lot of Churning going on.
    19 Sep 2009, 11:49 PM Reply Like
  • Maya---Do some of the contributors get P.O.'d if you go off-subject on their thread? I wouldn't intentionally irk Lounsbury. But if there is a protocol, I'll need to follow it. (regarding my book comments). I would prefer not to act in bad taste if I can avoid it.
    21 Sep 2009, 07:59 PM Reply Like
  • Guns: So your favorite author is Flint, not Flynn?

     

    My favorite historical saga is titled "Pillars Of The Earth" by Ken Follette. Took him about 11 years to write it. He took a break in the middle to sort things out while he wrote "The Eye Of The Needle." Donald Sutherland starred in the movie.

     

    "Pillars," by far, is Follette's number one selling book.

     

    "Arching" story set in medieval Europe, starring John The Builder, a mason who builds those incredible churches.
    Love the first line in the saga. "The small boys came to the hanging."

     

    My first line (following the chapter heading "Wronged In Every Way") is "The jaguar shook its fur loose from the rains of four winds." (Written in italics)

     

    Off to work on it now.
    21 Sep 2009, 08:06 PM Reply Like
  • Swash, I really don't know, but we were tail wagging his column. If it were my column, I would let it float all over the place--the more boundless comments the better. I was just being respectful of his time. He's one busy man!

     

    My Oil Sands column has about 5% comments on oil sands! I don't give a shit.

     

    I've done that to John Petersen's columns before; he didn't mind, and in fact, now we communicate through email, he's even invited me over to visit the Swiss chateau he dwells in. I literally--I hate when people use literally--just sent him an amazing slideshow of sidewalk art.

     

    The black jaguar's (ik balam) calling me. He's hungry for my attention.
    21 Sep 2009, 08:17 PM Reply Like
  • Freya: It just makes the most sense. OK, now I have to really go.

     

    OG: If you read this, I'm going to hold off composing the email to you. I have to, have to, have to get on with my book. CYA in the morn!
    21 Sep 2009, 08:22 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Swash, I could care less what is talked about unless I am trying to make a point in a back and forth at that very minute. On going blogs can go anywhere people want to go in my book.

     

    Yea Maya Flint, I told you it was a long time ago. Senility setting in I guess. But damn I remember that centerfold.

     

    On Sep 21 07:59 PM Swashbuckler wrote:

     

    > Maya---Do some of the contributors get P.O.'d if you go off-subject
    > on their thread? I wouldn't intentionally irk Lounsbury. But if
    > there is a protocol, I'll need to follow it. (regarding my book
    > comments). I would prefer not to act in bad taste if I can avoid
    > it.
    21 Sep 2009, 10:19 PM Reply Like
  • Guns---I must confess, I have laughed my ass off at Chester the Molester a few times in Flynt's rag. Years ago.

     

    On Sep 21 10:19 PM doubleguns wrote:

     

    > Swash, I could care less what is talked about unless I am trying
    > to make a point in a back and forth at that very minute. On going
    > blogs can go anywhere people want to go in my book.
    >
    > Yea Maya Flint, I told you it was a long time ago. Senility setting
    > in I guess. But damn I remember that centerfold.
    21 Sep 2009, 10:28 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Now that brings back memories, We used to call the nerds that were not doing so good with the ladies "chester". They never got it
    21 Sep 2009, 10:37 PM Reply Like
  • Dag gone, Larry Flint...he changed the world like Newton did. In a good way. Albeit, a deranged way.

     

    He preempted the Internet before the Internet was the global Internet. Sex drives evolution, and innovation. The Internet is the Internet because of sex. Sex has changed public format and idealogies and...what the eff, let's legalize and tax Internet sex!

     

    While I'm at it, let's go Mexican thinking and legalize pot, and tax it. Let's leagalize prostitution, and tax it. Let's legalize sports betting, and tax it.

     

    Let's tax anything and everything that God-fearing people who don't venture into the parlors of vices, and tax it.
    22 Sep 2009, 02:18 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » The pot part scares me. I know (still remember) I think, going to parties and of course pot was there along with a lot of other drugs that "some of my friends" used them once they got toasted on pot. It's a gateway drug in my book, you start there and try others, but crack, heroin, meth, are not your weekend thrill drugs. They bite hard and they ruin lives.

     

    I would like to be sure the dealers aren't peddling their wares on the stoned kids and setting them up for a life of misery, shame and ruin. I wish there was a solution because the other side of that coin is the criminal record and shame and ruin that goes with getting caught by the cops with the shit. Almost just as bad, but not quite. I have not figured out the solution but I have thought about it. I have 2 sons one 24 one 21 so I have had my concerns for them. Fortunately my 24 yr old wouldn't touch the stuff or smoke, but he likes his beer.
    22 Sep 2009, 09:04 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Next question, we talked about books, Whats your favorite movie.

     

    "Wind and the Lion" hands down for me, no close seconds. Yes it has the Marines in it. No BS just get er done, aye aye sir. And honor, yes it has that.
    22 Sep 2009, 10:03 AM Reply Like
  • Bodyguard: "Not on My Watch." Honor and Integrity, the Code Of the Samurai.

     

    Tae kwan do, bushido, Aikido...I also liked Electra.

     

    My, my, the good old days. Brings back memories. Solingen steel throwing knives and Sai. I especially liked working with the Sai...

     

    Sai (釵) is the Ryukyu name for a traditional Okinawan[1] weapon. The basic form of the weapon is that of a pointed, dagger-shaped truncheon, with two curved prongs (called yoku) projecting from the handle. The ball of the handle is called the knuckle.

     

    I would have loved to have met you some 40 years ago, DG.
    22 Sep 2009, 10:40 AM Reply Like
  • Some of my faves, no particular order--Wall Street, The Sting, Rich Man Poor Man, Sergeant York, In Search of the Holy Grail, Gladiator, Lonesome Dove. I have never seen "Wind and the Lion". I'll make it a point to since Guns is high on it.
    22 Sep 2009, 10:41 AM Reply Like
  • By the way, while purchasing Silversun Pickups smash hit "Panic Switch" my third eye told me to pick up Dan Brown's new book. Something inside me thought that his new book would have something in it similar to mine. Bingo bango bongo...there it was: Noetic Sciences.

     

    In my novel, One Owl Eye is imbued with those qualities.

     

    noetic.org

     

    I'm not reading Brown's new book to pick up a style or technique. He's totally patterned and formulaic. Good brain dead stuff. Seeing Tom Hanks all the way through, who happens to be in my top five all time favorite actors. Saving Private Ryan? WOW! Cast Away? Incredible!

     

    Lonesome Dove was wonderful. Pillars Of The Earth by Follette is the CEO of Barnes and Noble's favorite book.

     

    BSDM up 145%. Unbelievable call, Freya! I'm up 25% in the time it took me to write this post, only a 100 shares. Is this stock heading to 10 bucks?
    22 Sep 2009, 11:15 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Freya, I liked the Nunchaku (ヌンチャク, 双節棍, I still have mine. I got them when I was in highschool studying Taekwon- do in Okinawa back before the USA reverted it back to the Japanese.

     

    I picked up a samarai katana while stationed in Japan. My wife is a direct decendent of samurai. Her grandfather had a lot of land from his father and he slowly pissed it all away. Now her family is working stiffs like everyone else.
    22 Sep 2009, 12:37 PM Reply Like
  • The Wind and the Lion: Sean Connery and Candice Bergen, I believe, based on a True story.

     

    Highlander Film series followed by Highlander the TV series.

     

    Sean was in the first few films, Voted Sexiest Man of the Century. Little known Sci-fi with Sean, Outpost, He's a Marshall on a Space Station.

     

    I saw all of Bruce Lee's films, including the Pasted together Jobs. Gods, I loved to watch him warm up. It was like he could control every muscle.

     

    He was good with the Nunchuks, both short and long.
    22 Sep 2009, 01:25 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Fed admits hiding gold swaps.

     

    www.gata.org/node/7819
    23 Sep 2009, 10:17 AM Reply Like
  • Guns: May you have a successful hunt'n trip!

     

    Please shoot the US Debt Clock.
    24 Sep 2009, 11:08 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Not enough gun!!!!
    24 Sep 2009, 11:53 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Does anyone know what the Carroll Trust that is following ALL of us could be up to.
    24 Sep 2009, 04:26 PM Reply Like
  • Guns---I can't figure it out. It appears as if they are not following me or Maya or Mono. I'm right here if they want to start some shit.
    24 Sep 2009, 05:10 PM Reply Like
  • HUGE SUGGESTION: Check out Jack Lifton's latest article.

     

    Again, three times I tried to compliment Masked Man Mark in John Peterson's column, along with the above, and the publish button was busted.

     

    psst, the hypothetical amount I gave Jack is a little low.
    24 Sep 2009, 05:20 PM Reply Like
  • Strangly my follow selections seem to only work for certain people. For example I can follow Maya, but everytime I try to follow Guns, it shows the checkmark, then when I come back to the page, I am no longer following guns... same with SAS70 and a whole bunch of other people I want to follow.
    24 Sep 2009, 05:38 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Take a look at them under me. Look at my followers. Anyone who was in the top 100 or a contributor was being followed by them when they started to follow me. It has been a shile since that happened but I was in my followers file and saw them and just thought I would ask.

     

    Gotta go getting the truck loaded to roll north. See ya after we return.
    24 Sep 2009, 05:59 PM Reply Like
  • I couldn't figure it either. Then I looked at their content. Phishing method? They put a lot of "official" looking things up and for folks that fall for the brother of the cousin of the ex-dictator .... deposited U.S. $1,000,000.00 might jump on this.

     

    I've seen others that have no reason I can tell to follow me and figured they're doing cheap "advertising.

     

    I could be wrong, but in absence of other plausible ...

     

    HardToLove

     

    On Sep 24 04:26 PM doubleguns wrote:

     

    > Does anyone know what the Carroll Trust that is following ALL of
    > us could be up to.
    24 Sep 2009, 06:36 PM Reply Like
  • Guns-

     

    Good luck and be safe
    24 Sep 2009, 06:38 PM Reply Like
  • Have a wonderful trip Guns!
    24 Sep 2009, 07:04 PM Reply Like
  • i put this on tbp. thanks for the link.

     

    On Sep 23 10:17 AM doubleguns wrote:

     

    > Fed admits hiding gold swaps.
    >
    > www.gata.org/node/7819
    24 Sep 2009, 10:50 PM Reply Like
  • ditto, dg.

     

    On Sep 24 07:04 PM User 283977 wrote:

     

    > Have a wonderful trip Guns!
    24 Sep 2009, 10:51 PM Reply Like
  • Mind if I join in this stream.? As a silver lover it caught my eye. Boot
    25 Sep 2009, 07:08 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » I'm back!!! Too busy to post much now with snail mail, email, gear clean up, work and MEAT stacked everywhere. Had to buy a freezer just to transport it all back from Alberta. 45 hours in a truck straight thru. (yeehaw going up-- whew on the way back.) 3 hunters and 3 moose.

     

    MY GOD there is a lot of meat on a moose. Found out what moose measles are too. All 3 infected, one very badly.
    8 Oct 2009, 12:37 PM Reply Like
  • WB Guns!
    8 Oct 2009, 12:45 PM Reply Like
  • Hooray! Guns is back!
    8 Oct 2009, 01:09 PM Reply Like
  • Hey DG! Welcome back!

     

    Since the plural of goose is geese, I presume you bagged several meese?

     

    HardToLove
    8 Oct 2009, 02:38 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » When it came time to clean and move them I wish they were mice.

     

    Thanks all for the WB.

     

    Check out my new insta on Iran. Getting close boys and girls, showdown is a coming.

     

    On Oct 08 02:38 PM H. T. Love wrote:

     

    > Hey DG! Welcome back!
    >
    > Since the plural of goose is geese, I presume you bagged several
    > meese?
    >
    > HardToLove
    8 Oct 2009, 05:21 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Join in boot. Everyone is welcome. Sorry it took so long to get back to you, I have been out of town and touch.

     

    On Sep 25 07:08 AM Boot wrote:

     

    > Mind if I join in this stream.? As a silver lover it caught my eye.
    > Boot
    8 Oct 2009, 05:23 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Interesting take on commodities and gold. Might be a must read for the angle that this could take on all of us.

     

    www.prudentbear.com/in...
    15 Oct 2009, 04:34 PM Reply Like
  • Good article guns.

     

    There is not a chance in hell that this government will do the right thing.

     

    Sometimes I feel like I'm in the back seat of a car driving as fast as it can toward the edge of a cliff with a drunken clown behind the wheel.

     

    On Oct 15 04:34 PM doubleguns wrote:

     

    > Interesting take on commodities and gold. Might be a must read for
    > the angle that this could take on all of us.
    >
    > www.prudentbear.com/in...
    15 Oct 2009, 05:22 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Ted Kennedy driving? We know where that will lead to.
    15 Oct 2009, 05:30 PM Reply Like
  • He's already there.
    15 Oct 2009, 05:42 PM Reply Like
  • Lets just pray the uncle sam does leave us for dead at the scene of the crime.
    15 Oct 2009, 06:27 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Looks like silver is taking a breather. I agree. Hang in there!!

     

    www.silver-prices.net/...
    16 Oct 2009, 10:00 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Another view that covers many areas of concern to include the precious metals. Morgan gets the direction right but his timing is not always spot on. I can not fault him for that. My crystal corona bottle bottom is still not perfected either.

     

    news.silverseek.com/Si...
    16 Oct 2009, 10:04 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Mineweb has an article concerning gold and is it there.

     

    www.mineweb.co.za/mine...
    19 Oct 2009, 10:57 AM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Cash4Gold Hit With Racketeering And Fraud Class Action Lawsuit
    By Ben Popken, 1:28 PM on Thu Oct 15 2009, 29,228 views A class action lawsuit (PDF) was filed against Cash4Gold in California federal court last Friday, accusing the company of a "massive scheme to defraud tens of thousands of consumers throughout the nation," and racketeering.

     

    The lawsuit says there are two specific promises that Cash4Gold makes and breaks: 1) that there is a 12-day return policy and 2) items sent in will be handled with the highest care. Cash4Gold breaks the first, claims the lawsuit, when checks are received by customers either after the return period is over or close to it, or when the company melts the jewelry before the expiration of the return period - allegedly a frequent occurrence.

     

    Cash4Gold breaks the second when it "repeatedly 'loses' the items sent," frequently blaming the mail service for "an absurdly high number of 'lost' items," according to the suit.

     

    The lawsuit says, "These promises are lies. In a massive scheme to defraud tens of thousands of consumers throughout the nation, Cash4gold breaks both of its well-publicized promises with abandon, all the while committing a series of other frauds and misconduct, including attempts to silence former employees who dare to expose this fraud."

     

    Furthermore, Cash4Gold employs "a deliberately frustrating so-called "customer service" system which results in most individuals eventually giving up attempting to receive compensation for their "lost" or greatly under appraised jewelry."

     

    The various techniques Cash4Gold customer service reps use to delay and discourage consumers from getting their money's worth or their gold back illustrate how Cash4gold's "institutional culture is corrupt to its very core, designed at all levels to commit fraud," says the lawsuit, which seeks treble damages.

     

    Reached for comment, Cash4Gold responded, "Cash4Gold has not been served with a complaint and therefore has no comment at this time."

     

    Read the entire lawsuit here. (PDF)

     

    More information about the suit can be found in the press release on the plaintiff's lawyer's website.

     

    PREVIOUSLY:
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    21 Oct 2009, 03:18 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » New record for silver eagle sales.

     

    news.coinupdate.com/us.../
    30 Oct 2009, 04:33 PM Reply Like
  • Author’s reply » Morgan on metals exposure.

     

    www.silver-investor.co...
    30 Oct 2009, 04:41 PM Reply Like
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