WalMart and Obits as Harbingers

This new article from the National Inflation Association  http://inflation.us/artificialeconomy.html got me to thinking. It starts out talking about Japan and China and their currencies, and how the Chinese workers are getting to the point of refusing to work 7 long days a week for miniscule slave wages… and they’re striking! 

Then the article goes on to talk about one of China’s biggest retailers here in the U.S., WalMart, which has ceased doing their “rollbacks” on grocery items and has actually been jacking up prices by 51-66%.  Another friend reported that her HEB grocery store out near Austin has been jacking up prices like all get-out.  The upshot of that is, putting it simply, that price inflation is finally hitting. It will be slow at first, but as the old inventory is sold off, it is being replaced by the new inventory at much higher inflated prices.

NOW is the time to be shopping the sales, snatching up the older inventory while you can at the old prices or at sale prices. I picked up some organic canned goods for $0.50 to $1.00 a can and Tom’s of Maine fluoride-free toothpaste for $2.50 a tube at Big Lots. I went to pick up some potting soil at the local garden center, and I also bought a bunch of seeds for 1/2 price.   By all means, hit Costco to stock up on good bulk foods… powdered milk, beans, rice, spices, quinoa, cereals, nuts, canned goods… you name it.  The deals are still out there, so please make use of them.  This may be the last chance to load up  before inflation makes your paycheck worthless. 

In the midst of discussing these things with friends, one friend, as part of her job, has to peruse the obituaries. She reports that the obituary pages have increased, from one page or less to two or three pages on the weekdays and more on the weekends. She cites that the last time she saw this pattern was just before and after 9-11-2001.  She also states that the real number of deaths are perhaps 2 or 3 times that of the obits since the obits cost money for the family to publish. What that boils down to is a lot of people leaving the Earth because they “didn’t sign up for the coming rough times”.  Not everyone that is on the earth is necessarily on the “earth mission”.  This may also explain why I haven’t been able to get through to some friends and family that  they need to be getting their assets under their personal control and stocking up on food/water/silver/gold/survival equipment.  Perhaps they plan on leaving with everyone else that might be dying when the hard times hit?  We know that some 17 million people died (damn near 1/7 of the population) of starvation during the Great Depression, and that was with the currency backed by gold AND 90% of everyone in the U.S. living on farms.  Now, those numbers are inverted with only 10% living on farms and maybe half of them self-sufficient. I’m still worried for these folks, but at some point, I have to let go and allow them to make their own decisions as adults.

Gang… all the signals are out there if you just unplug from the boob-tube and see them. We’ve been given fair notice. We know that the currency will do a melt-down at some point, given that the government has been racking up a couple of trillion dollars of debt each year for several years, and Obummer is planning on more “stimulus spending”. Given that big business owns our government outright and the cabal of private bankers called the Federal Reserve are now buying the T-bills that China refuses to buy any more… that way the Fed is making interest on the worthless paper money they’re printing AND on the T-bills they’re buying with the same worthless paper. We know that the richest people are going to get even richer and Obama’s gonna fiddle while the American empire burns. We know that the cleptocratic corporatocracy that is our government, aided by the mainstream media, is doing their best to convince the American public that they don’t have anything to worry about… and in so doing are setting a lot of people up for starvation.

Historically speaking, when they’ve exhausted their options, they typically take us to war.  The mainstream media has been beating the war drums for a while now. Several predictors are saying that there will probably be another leg of war breaking out, this time with Iran (backed and equipped by the Russians), and a very probable staged terror strike to remove the last of our civil liberties.  When our government gets done, America is going to be rolled back to the police state of the Soviets, with most people working for the goverment to spy on the rest, and a black market the only means to acquire the necessities.  It may take some months before a black market comes together in the aftermath of a hyperinflation melt-down.  Are you equipped to tough it out for that long?

If you go to church, talk to the pastor and make sure he talks to the congregation at length about preparing in advance by storing “every needful thing” to protect themselves.  The time for this prep work is running short.  Price inflation is hitting now. We may not see the BIG inflation hit until first quarter of next year, but things will start getting really interesting this last quarter of 2010. 

Me? Gosh, I’m trying.  I’m not just pulling things together for me and my husband, but also to make sure my little old momma is covered.

______________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc  

Posted in Current News Items, Preachin' | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on WalMart and Obits as Harbingers

What’s Going On In The Gulf?

Okay… did you notice that Obama had auctioned off the rights to drill in all of the coastal areas just before the BP Rig blew up?

And then Obama declared a 6 month moratorium against all drilling in the Gulf of Mexico? That broke all the contracts for all the rig owners, who then scrambled to find new contracts. When they move a rig, it stays put for a while, barring a large storm. 4 big rigs have already left the Gulf to go work for PetroBras in Brazil. More are going to work for Mexico’s Pemex.  An oil rig lease is for several years. Any rig that leaves our coast won’t be back for a long time.

Obama’s 6 month moratorium is chasing all of the rigs out of our Gulf, and therefore all of the oil and gas production.  My prediction is that this alone stands to make the US that much more dependent on foreign countries. Because of this alone, we could easily be seeing $4+ a gallon for gas, and who knows what the cost for natural gas is going to run our heaters this winter. Tell me that ain’t gonna present some difficulties. If people can’t afford to get to work, it will further hamper economic recovery.  It will certainly make groceries get a lot more expensive simply because of higher shipping costs.

At the same time, Obama is using this to push his carbon tax plan… and no, we ain’t buying it. He’s pushing it through the EPA anyway.  The dispersant that BP is using in the Gulf is highly poisonous and the coasts of LA, MS, AL and FL are all finding airborne Benzene levels along the coast to be incredibly high. If you smell anything, get out. Benzene is one of the top most cancer-causing substances around, and the reason why there is so much environmental testing around refineries.

We are currently seeing a lot of saber-rattling between Israel and Iran. This has been buzzing for some months now, and was still up and up front at the Bilderberg Meeting. If they happen to exchange some missiles, it will effectively close the Straits of Hormuz on the Persian Gulf, through which some 80% of the world’s oil supply flows.  That will be a huge blow to the world economy, which is already reeling from currency meltdowns. That will push oil prices here a lot higher still.  We may see $10 a gallon for gas.

My advice is simple. Pray and send positive energy to all of these situations. Ask your angels, ascended masters and good aliens for assistance in stopping and finding solutions for all of this bad stuff.  The reason those illuminati types are trying to trash everything all at once is because we know what they are up to. They are dinosaurs and they don’t even realize they are dying.

In the meantime, please do a few things to prepare for any and all of these scenarios:  Have enough cash in the house to pay for what you need for a month in the event of either having to “bug out” or in the event of an extended bank holiday.  Have enough food and water in the house to feed your family for at least a month… ideally longer.  You might consider pulling your money out of the stock market and putting what’s left of it into gold and silver while it’s still pretty cheap. 

 All I can say is that we live in interesting times. Gee whiz.

__________________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc   She also offers an e-book, “Fat-Free Spirituality” which is packed with advanced spiritual knowledge.

Posted in Current News Items, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on What’s Going On In The Gulf?

Team Up With Other Folks…

Okay… I’ve been ranting on about building up your long-term pantry supplies for a long time now. I got the guidance shortly after Obama got sworn in in 2008, and began executing my guidance slowly.

I have two raised garden beds, and have been sneaking food items in anywhere they will grow. Granted, I’m still in the experimental phase of becoming a farmer. At least I’ve got lettuce, zucchini, some beans and some peppers and herbs working. Still figuring out the collard and mustard greens.

My husband and I have also undertaken a campaign to make sure that all guns in the house actually work. We had to take a vintage target .22 to a gunsmith for professional cleaning, but we got a really good little target pistol out of it. We got out the inherited WWII M1 Carbine and inspected it… just needed to clean out the dust, then get some fresh ammo and a couple more magazines.

Since I’m stocking up for a household of two humans and four cats, I’ve found that sometimes buying bulk is a little too expensive or too big for any one purchase. I’ve got a friend that has another friend, and we three go in together on various items. He’s ordering a carton of the powdered whole eggs from Honeyville Grains, http://www.honeyvillegrain.com , and we’re splitting it three ways. That way, we get the #10 cans of egg powder, for long-time storage,  for about $15 each, thereby saving a couple dollars on each can and saving on shipping.

We’ve also gone in together on a 35 Lb. bag of dried onion flakes. Have you any idea how big a 35 Lb. bag of onion flakes is? It’s a bloody futon!  Between the three of us, we can split that down, suck-wrap it into manageable portions, and have what we desire in the larder.  Most recipes need onions and garlic to taste like much of anything. In fact, most of the recipes I know start with “first you get you a big-ol’ yella onion…”

Talk to your friends and neighbors… get them on the same page and get them into the concept of preparing for some major hiccups in the economy and whatever else, then get them on the bandwagon regarding stocking up. If you’re in the north, you know that you could be snowed in, thereby dependent on your stored food. I’m here in the south, and I’ve been dependent on my stored food for a couple of weeks at a time because of hurricanes. Believe me, being able to whip up a clean casserole out of some rice, canned veggies and a 12 Oz. can of turkey meat is a blessing when the rest of the world is standing in line at an empty grocery store. I’ve found that working from bulk purchases also saves money on groceries in the long term.

To add further emphasis, we know that at the time of the Great Depression, some 90% of all U.S. citizens were rural and mostly self-sufficient, yet we lost some 17 million people to starvation out of a total population of 122,775,046 in 1930.  Check my math, but it looks like we lost 1/7th of our population during the Great Depression!  Since they led us to war to pull us out of the Depression, we know that somewhere between 30 and 45 million soldiers died in WWII, and there is no way to know an exact number for sure.  So we really lost perhaps 62 million people as a result?  Holy catz!

NOW we’re down to perhaps 11% rural, and maybe half of those are self-sufficient, meaning that the other 89% are urban.  Does that mean that out of 309 million, we’re going to lose 1/7th of our population to starvation, or more,  when things finally domino? We know that FEMA has camps set up all over the U.S., ready to take in millions of people. What do you think that would be like?  How many people would just plain disappear if they went into FEMA camps?  No… better to plan ahead and be able to feed your family. It is easier to cycle food through your pantry than to buy it for any price at times of peak demand and panic buying with worthless currency.

__________________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc   She also offers an e-book, “Fat-Free Spirituality” which is packed with advanced spiritual knowledge.

Posted in Preachin', Reference, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Team Up With Other Folks…

Home Depot Observation

My friend in Santa Fe, New Mexico is dealing with some really strange phenomena. New Mexico is melting down and there isn’t a peep about it in the media. Their governor apparently stole billions of dollars from the state, the attorney general is also a crook, the crimelords are running things, and the police can’t be bothered to deal with any crimes that they can’t take a profit from (traffic enforcement). There is no immigration law enforcement.  The economy there stinks worse than probably anywhere else.  The grocery stores aren’t really stocking much, either, so they line the fronts of the shelves with food and don’t load any stock behind that.   The food banks are tapped out and even Costco isn’t carrying anywhere near the variety that we have here in Houston. 

So my friend is trying to put some resources together so she can handle the upcoming shifts, and the probable crazy stuff that may very well accompany all of that. I’ve walked down the aisles at Costco and my local grocery store with her on the phone… I tell her what I see and the price and she tells me how much of it to buy for her. I’ve shipped several heavy boxes to her this past month.

The latest thing was that she needed to find a way to store her food stash so the bugs wouldn’t get into it. It needed to be light and air tight. I suggested she go down to Home Depot, which has the 5 gallon paint buckets with the good lids that have rubber o-rings in them. They’re tough to get open once you have filled them and clamped the lid down.  Turns out, the Home Depot in Santa Fe is out of them… and has been for some time… and they’re not restocking very much, either. She went all over town trying to find something along those lines, but couldn’t. 

This evening after dinner, I went to my local Home Depot, and got my friend the lids, and got myself some buckets and lids as well, among other things. I asked an associate to please check to see if there were any more of the crank-up flashlights… he came back to report there were none. The fellow then asked about why he was seeing so many people loading up on things like these buckets, and emergency type supplies like the batteries and crank radios and the like. I simply explained things as best I could in a nutshell:  we’re about to experience hyper-inflation, and people are preparing by pulling their investments out of the banks and stock market and buying food, ammo and metals.  I explained that we could see the real poo hit the fan as early as first quarter of next year, but we will likely see obvious price inflation hitting as early as this fall.  The man looked at me with glazed, uncomprehending eyes and said that he was glad I was keeping up on these things, as he didn’t have time to.  The poor schmuck… he seemed too old to be that stupid.

The experience tells me that a lot of my neighbors here in Houston are paying attention and trying to stock their pantries, if nothing else.  I’m glad about that.  I’m concerned about the other folks that can’t wrap their heads around what’s going on, hoping that everything will continue bumping along. I try to educate people, but I can’t do their thinking for them. I’m genuinely worried about family members of mine that opt to complain about where the country is heading, and how their 401-Ks are tanking, but aren’t doing anything to be able to handle what looks to be coming up pretty soon. I plan on taking a load of food over to my mom and ask her to “store it for me for a little while”  just to get her marginally equipped.

_______________________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc  

Posted in Current News Items, Reference | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Home Depot Observation

Real Patriots Maintain Cash and Silver

I’d like to point out a few little things:

The Eurozone is in deep trouble. Cypress is asking for bailouts now, on top of Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal.  Mind you, the “bailouts” are all going dicrectly to the banks that have been using depositors’ money to speculate with… so the banker-appointed technocrats who are placed in charge of these governments to administrate their economies are making sure that the governments receive the money from the ECB, IMF and BIS (the Troika) to turn over to the banks… at taxpayer expense. The banks then leverage this money at least 10X to do even more speculating.  Spain’s banks need probably a hundred billion dollars to keep going… at least they were up-front about it this time and the money went directly to their banks instead of getting filtered through their government. People all over the Eurozone are pulling their money out of their bank accounts because they expect banking collapse, and banks are limiting amounts of withdrawals. One big bank in Italy recently closed their doors without bothering to inform depositors… not giving them a chance to redirect their paycheck direct deposits… just keeping their money away from them. Governments all over are seeking to institute capital controls.  If you are looking at what is going on in Europe and not preparing for it to show up here, you are going to lose it all. It is already very apparent that governments, including the U.S. government, does not want people to maintain or use cash.  Highway checkpoints and TSA are actively confiscating cash.
http://www.realecontv.com/videos/government-corruption/the-govt-doesnt-want-you-to-have-cash.html
Common sense dictates that you do the exact opposite of what the government wants you to do.    So, for your own survival, you should own guns and stockpile ammo, you should stockpile food, and you should keep as little money as possible in your bank account and all you can in cash and precious metals.

Europeans have endured so many currency collapses and resets, that they know what is coming. They’ve already seen their manufacturing outsourced, and their banks have imposed “austerity measures” on the people by twisting government bureaucrats’ arms for bailouts.  The fake debt foisted onto countries’ books is some 25 times the world GDP already… it can never be paid back. In Greece, the ecomony has collapsed altogether, forcing people to barter for all goods and services, eschewing the normal retail outlets… they call it “System D”. Breadlines are all over.  People all over Europe are hiding income in order to not pay taxes… I don’t blame them.

Please bear in mind that the last time Europe’s stock markets collapsed, the American stock market followed suit a couple of weeks thereafter. Given how everything is digital these days, it may be a lot shorter time before the collapse in Europe is echoed over here.

Cash.   http://www.theundergroundinvestor.com/2012/06/the-criminal-banking-cartels-end-game-a-100-digital-monetary-system/  If you really want to give the banksters hell, by all means keep as little money in your bank account as is practiceable… just enough to cover monthly bills… and the rest in cash. Stop allowing the banksters to track your purchasing via credit/debit cards… use cash instead.  They don’t like it.  This is a great way to train yourself  in estimating your true needs. Get used to it, because we’re going back to it. Forget plastic.

Please bear in mind that the bankster cartel plans for us a one-world digital currency and no way to use cash.  When they decide to close our financial system for devaluation, you will need your cash to pay basic bills until the banks open once again. A month or two’s worth should suffice to cover you.  When they finally roll out their digital currency (at a huge loss in value to us), you should have already long since gotten the majority of your wealth into precious metals and other tangibles… like farm land, food storage, tools and what-not.

Silver is the really big thing to consider.  Great educational resources include:  http://sgtreport.com/   and http://www.zerohedge.com/
You see… silver is an easily manipulated commodity. The top big banks are stepping on the SPOT PRICE every time it goes up, because it sustains the belief that silver and gold are too volatile to invest in.  The problem for the banks is that we know how they’ve been manipulating the spot price by printing and selling paper silver on the commodities exchanges.  
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/jpmorgan_trading_loss_could_hit_ifUcDYuDG2sJVXGIJCBkDM JPMorgan’s Achilles’ heel is silver because of their naked paper shorts, which they will never be able to cover… and it is already blowing up in their face because they currently report some $6 billion in bad debts on their books, and their total derivatives/shorts exposure is already well past the world’s combined GDP of some $60-$65 trillion… that’s just one bank. Add that up across the system and understand that the exchange traded fund SLV is managed by these same banksters… meaning most of what the fund is comprised of is PAPER SILVER.  Get that?  SLV and GLD are scams.

Why silver?  If you understand the fundamentals, you will see that this is the LAST chance to make your money make money for you before the money ceases to be worth anything at all.  Estimated silver production was about 735.9 million ounces a year… and that number is falling.  Actual production could be in the 250 million ounce range. Some 80% of silver production goes directly for industrial applications. In other words, snap it up while you can. Buy your silver early and often.

Taking physical silver off the market right now does several things:  it is a real store of wealth and the last opportunity for you to make some money in this economy, and it also removes the banksters from determining your fate.  You have to get on it fast, though, because physical inventories are drying up now… I am observing this at my local silver merchants here in Houston and on-line.  The banksters may be able to step on the spot price of silver down to $5 an ounce, but you won’t be able to find it ANYWHERE at that price. That will be the official decoupling of the physical from the paper market.  Buy the dips while you can… silver and gold are dipping like all get-out. 

Bear in mind that when people flocked to physical silver and gold was at the bottom of the Great Depression. What the government did back then was beg people to turn in their physical gold from people in return for a silver certificate valued at $28 (or something like that) and then reintroduced the physical gold at $35… which was a 40% currency devaluation while still being on the gold standard.  They plan on something similar again. It may be in association with a normal holiday weekend, or they may decide to have a prolonged bank holiday.

A little planning will stop you from being caught short and enable you to continue to feed your family during the coming transition phase.

_______________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc  

Posted in Current News Items | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Real Patriots Maintain Cash and Silver

Eerily Quiet 4th of July…

The date is 7/7/2011. The price of silver is back to $36.28… it was in the $33 range before the holiday weekend. Gold is at $1533.67. 

Here in Houston, and indeed most of the Southwestern United States, we are experiencing a severe drought.  There is a fireworks ban for the next 3 months.  This is the first 4th of July in my memory when I didn’t have to deal with the idiots living in my subdivision keeping me up all hours and scaring my cats with their fireworks, and then leaving trash all over the streets and lawns.  We are very far behind in rain fall… to the point where people may be praying for a hurricane. When you step out onto the grass it crackles, no matter how often you water it.  Local wildlife is under such stress that I keep several bowls of water filled in the back yard out of compassion… never mind the fact that my yard is on the raccoon and ‘possum superhighway.

Now… if for your own sake you would please go to Pastor Lindsey Williams’ blog and listen to some of the interviews, you will know what to expect.  http://lindseywilliams101.blogspot.com/   
Pastor Williams made friends of several of the elites back when he served as chaplain for the Alaska Pipeline project back in the 1970s.  He’s been updated from time to time and goes on various radio talk shows to tell people about the developments. You really want to listen to what he is relating. Other knowledgeable people such as Bob Chapman, Gerald Celente and Webster Tarpley have all been stating their own viewpoints on things that happen to dovetail with Pastor Williams’ information perfectly. 

In short, what we can expect is what I tune in and dowsed out over a year back (posted somewhere on this blog)… in short, that the effects of inflation will become patently obvious here in the U.S. this fall, so you’ve got this summer to divest yourself of all paper assets, and buy precious metals, storable food and water, and guns and ammo.  If you can afford it, by all means install some solar power as it will come in very handy indeed.  Burglar bars will also likely come in handy.

Pastor Williams says that the elites have planned and are actively creating the various color revolutions and regime changes throughout the Middle East… it is mostly theater (no real change in government) and their main purpose is to shut down the supply of the oil coming from that region.  Any one blockage will raise the price of a barrel of oil $50… shut down the Suez Canal or the Straits of Hormuz and you’re at $200 a barrel. The Egyptian putsch was first, then Libya, now Yemen, and they’re going after Syria (which will probably put us at war with both Hammas and Iran)… the very last one to fall will be Saudi Arabia. That is their plan.  Such expensive oil will be the last straw for the American economy.  Only at that point will they produce in ANWR, the Bakken, Central Texas, and Gull Island. They’re already moving the pieces into place. The elites want oil at $150-$200 a barrel before they produce those fields.

Remember that when the government has tried all their accounting sleight of hand, ceiling limits and “stimulus” and have run out of tricks, they WILL take us to war. We’ve already got troops on the ground in Libya. We have predator drones attacking Pakistan and Yemen. Iran, Pakistan and the Saudis are begging China and Russia for protection. There is one rumor that the elites are already headed to their underground bunkers as of the 7th:  http://truthfrequencynews.com/?p=5498  If so, we need to arrange for arcwelders to show up to make sure the bastards can’t get out.

According to Pastor Williams, in the short term, gasoline will stay below $5 a gallon, and silver and gold will stay in the neighborhood they are in  throughout this summer, then the prices will skyrocket in the fall.  The elites pulled back on the gasoline prices because they didn’t want people waking up too fast.  Gold is expected to hit $3,000 and silver will go to at least $75 by the end of this year, give or take.    The dollar WILL BE DEAD by this time in 2012.  Anything that is written on paper is worth the paper it is written on.

The overall feeling, as noticed by a number of journalists, is a very still, hazy, sleepy dreamlike feeling like just before the outbreak of World War II. Everyone seems to be concentrating on their own private bliss while trying to ignore the coming storm. This is probably your last chance to get your house in order.

The ONE thing the elites are afraid of is the awakening of humanity. Please, take time out and talk to all of your friends and family. Do your best to get them preparing for the worst. Help them snatch themselves away from the jaws of death.  Help them to save their dinner table and preserve their hard-earned assets. Make use of this engineered “dip” in precious metals prices to load up on silver and gold.

______________________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc

Posted in Current News Items, Preachin' | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Eerily Quiet 4th of July…

Silver, Web Bots and Other Stuff…

Okay… a couple of weeks back I saw that the European banks have ceased to sell gold and silver bullion. Now China has made it official… they are no longer selling any of their precious metals… gold, silver or anything else of a rarified nature that is used in an industrial context… they are hanging onto it all. In fact, China rolled out a program to encourage their citizens to buy gold and silver bullion several months ago.  Hint, hint.  It doesn’t take a genius to figure that something is up.

According to my silver dealers, it’s already tough to find the 90% silver U.S. coins right now, and the normal silver round is generally tough to stock even from U.S. sources.  If your local dealer has some, this would be the ideal time to get into it while silver is dipping down to $23.30.  I strongly suggest reconfiguring your assets right now… as in yanking your money out of your 401K or IRAs and buying things that are going to actually be useful to you.  You might as well do it now and only pay 10% tax on it, instead of waiting until next year and pay 15% instead… and that’s assuming there will be anything left of your nestegg.  We know that Obummer is eyeing up the idea of nationalizing 401Ks.  

Most of you are probably aware that the European Union is experiencing a lot of problems… the derivatives debt hit them hard, too, cratering pension funds and forcing governments all over to do their own bailouts of their big banksters, and the governments are forcing the populace to pay for it all with “austerity measures”.  People all over Europe are rioting, with Greece and Ireland leading the charge. In France, they are rioting and creating disruptions of shipping and commerce over changes in their retirement age.  The French know how to throw a good revolution… their government is justifiably afraid of the populace because they know the people can and will drag out the guillotine. We need to take a few pages from their playbook.

So… I’m recommending gold as a means of preserving long-term assets (there’s your retirement fund), silver for medium term once some type of bartering system becomes established, and CASH on hand for short term during a bank holiday, and it looks like that holiday is coming a lot quicker than we might have otherwise thought… mid November of this year… that’s just a couple of weeks away. 

On top of that, I will recommend storing water and food… enough for several months for the entire family for several months.  You’ve got a couple of weeks to move on this. Shop the sales and load up on everything you could possibly need to be able to feed your family.  Canned and dry foods, dehydrated and freeze-dried. I’m not kidding.  Believe me, I don’t do panic… there is nothing I’d like better than to have to donate my stored foods to the local Food Bank… I just don’t think it’s gonna happen like that.  I really feel like this is necessary. Food, ammo and what-not all have the potential to be bartering assets, too.

I am on the Michael Mandeville Earth Change Bulletins e-mail list; he recently featured this quote among his latest news and interpretations of data. It is a quote from Clif High and George Ure’s  “Half Past Human” web bot project newsletter: 

“In July of 2001, Clif found a large “emotional tipping point” coming in a matter of months. It had keyword associations of “military” and “accident”, among others. It had an intense emotional impact lasting about four hours, and lingering emotional release lasting several days. He wasn’t sure what it was, until Sept. 11, 2001. The event lasted several hours, and the lingering effect of grounded airlines lasted for several days. It changed life as we know it.
“In trying to financially support the bandwidth for the web bots, Clif offered the technology to the government. They were not interested then. He found a foreign investor who paid him to keep it running, and this foreign investor made large sums of money by using the information the project supplied. That has since ended.
“In one scan of the net, the web bots made it into a Chinese server that was doing the same kind of work, so Clif knows that the Chinese are actively doing this kind of project also. There are also indications that the US government has taken the idea and quietly started using it, also.
“In predictive linguistics, it seems that the further in advance they sense something coming, the bigger the event, or emotional impact is. For a year or two now, Clif has been looking at the largest “emotional tipping point” he has ever analyzed. This one is predicted for Nov. 8-12 approximately. It has an intense emotional impact over four full days, and a cascading emotional release period well into March 2011. This event is predicted to have 10 to 100 times the impact of 9/11 in changing our lives forever after. Clif says it will start in the US and spread globally.
“What could it be? Much speculation and an array of various clues and aspects from the “time monks”, but there is much, much happening in the world tensions, as you may have noticed in recent months. Nuclear war? Global financial collapse? False flag attack on the US? All the above?”
 
Sounds like a booger-bear, doesn’t it?   Add to that the war drums beating… the U.S. has been sending drones to attach Pakistan on a regular basis and the Israeli Zionists are itching to start WWIII by bombing Iran. Iran just wants to be left alone, and Russia has armed Iran. You tell me how that will play out.
On top of that, a psychic sensitive and channeler I know who lives in Santa Fe, NM suddenly got the intuitive flash to get the heck out of there. New Mexico has been in melt-down for a while now, and the cartels run the state. My friend is selling everything in an effort to get herself moved. She may not be able to get moved before the “event” happens, but she’s working on it.  I told her to tune in on her “sources” and she called back the next day saying that this winter was going to be really, really, really tough.  

_____________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc  

Posted in Current News Items, Preachin' | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Silver, Web Bots and Other Stuff…

Glad to See Awakenings

I gotta say, every time I get into a conversation about the economy, I look that other person in the eye and say, “Please tell me you’re stocking extra food for long term and buying silver.”  I am increasingly gratified to get comments to the affirmative, and often with a wink.  I tell them they might as well channel any and all of their disposable income in this way to protect their families against the ravages of hig inflation and hyper-inflation, which looks to be looming closer and closer.  I see every person that is making these types of preparations as one less family to wind up dying in a FEMA camp.

After mailing off an order to one lady, I approached her via e-mail, after informing her to look for her shipment, that she might want to look at this list of links and please consider stocking up on at least 3 months’ supply of food for her family and buying silver.  She was a tad slow on the uptake… she asked me which ETF (silver stock) she should  buy, and I told her to go to the local bullion dealer and load up on physical silver!  Truth is, silver stocks are paper silver and most are heavily leveraged.  I told her that this is the case in which you really want to have the commodity in your hand.  I was very gratified when she indicated that she “got it” and will be taking action.  The smaller your household income, the more action you need to take in this regard to protect your family.

I am also glad that the Twitter feeds for my posts are picking up larger and larger numbers of followers. I get new notices just about every day, in spite of not having any kind of advertising or affiliate program.  I hope that means that many more people are pulling their preparations together to safeguard their families.

Silver is still a real deal at under $30 spot. I take advantage of the dips to accumulate more of it, and I recommend you do so as well, while the bullion banks are still suppressing the price for us!  It is like holding a helium balloon under water… at some point, you won’t be able to hold it down any more and the thing will take off.  Silver is actually being consumed by many industrial applications, and the supply is being replaced at a rate below consumption.  The various mints around the world are scrambling to keep up with demand.

While surfing Max Keiser’s site I found this link to the top 25 countries whose countries could easily get crushed by food price inflation. http://www.businessinsider.com/governments-food-price-inflation-2011-1#      The list includes some countries that the U.S. considers unfriendly like Venezuela with a GDP per capita of $11,236 and a food as a percentage of total household consumption of 32.6%.   That’s pretty high, but there are a lot of countries where the percentage is close to or over 50%… Vietnam, Ukraine (at 61%), Bulgaria, Romania, Azerbaijan (at 60.2%), Sudan (52.9%), Egypt (at 48.1% of their per capita GDP of $1,991, and they’re rioting), Nigeria (73.0%), Algeria (53.0%), Morocco (63.0%), and Bangladesh (53.8%).  That’s really marginal living… they still have to put a roof over their heads and clothes on their backs.  In most of these places, a bag of rice or wheat is the majority of the weekly grocery purchase. In most of these places, the government has to subsidize many households. They began rioting in Egypt and other places when the IMF got their governments to quit the subsidies in the name of “austerity”.  Remember that. The IMF wants people rioting and starving… the Rothschields always said to buy real estate when there’s blood in the streets.  The IMF also has absolutely zero capital of its own… it moves in after the bankers tank the local economy with derivatives, then offers some high interest loan for which each country gives up its soverignity and has to take orders from these vampires.

The average in the U.S., for the time being,  is supposed to be somewhere around 12.4%.  I know a lot of people whose food budgets are primarily beans and rice, and it is taking up a much higher percentage of their take home pay. It isn’t funny. 

Shipping prices are going up, which is adding to the weather as reasons for food prices going up, but number one on the hit parade is the Federal Reserve debasing our currency.  Our monetary inflation is causing people in other countries to starve and riot, and it’ll only be a relatively short amount of time before that comes home to roost here in the U.S.  Most agricultural commodities are up 50% in just the past 6 months. 

I just read the latest web bot report from Clif High, and it is frightening. It mentions specifically food and fuel price inflation, and civil unrest. It specifically mentions how TPTW  (the powers that were, meaning the elites) will be pulling out all the stops to squash galloping global rebellions against their so-called authority.   The web-bots point to March being a major tipping point, and the big inflation hitting in the fall.  The Fed would have to jack up interest to over 20% and start drawing a lot of money from the supply in order to prevent hyper-inflation… and we know they either don’t have that kind of will… or they really do want everything to go nuts.  Gang, you might as well hedge your bets and plan for the worst. You’ll likely be eating all of that stored food within 2 years anyway. 

_______________________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc 

Posted in Current News Items | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Glad to See Awakenings

Bulk High Protein Dry Foods

I have a few resources for you:

http://www.sunorganic.com  has great deals on quinoa, amaranth, millet, great northern beans (not so gassy), nuts and dried fruits. They are in California.

http://www.hidalgofoods.com  is in  Texas, and has the best prices on chia and maca, but if you are closer, the proximity can save you some serious bucks on shipping, even if the prices on quinoa are a little higher.

http://www.glaserorganicfarms.com is near Miami, Florida, so those of you on the east coast will probably save on shipping bulk items by ordering from them. Good prices on most items, and they also have a line of pesto sauces, nuts, raw snack foods, and other things for healthy cravings.

I’ve ordered from all of these companies and they are all good.  I will buy 25 lb. bags of the  grains and then use my FoodSaver system to suck-wrap them down into 4-cups per bag for long-haul storage.

Now… regarding the grains I’ve been ordering. Quinoa  is gluten-free, has about 15% protein content, a high amino acid score, a relatively low glycemic load and is loaded with bone-building minerals. Quinoa doesn’t have that much flavor on its own, so I fix that in the rice cooker with either chicken broth or bullion, chopped onions, garlic, parsley, tarragon and maybe even throw in a bag of frozen mixed veggies. Great stuff… works great with meat and gravy.

Amaranth is gluten-free, contains 13% protein dry, but has a high amino acid score and a load of minerals. Amaranth can’t take the place of rice as a side dish… too fine and too mushy. What I discovered on my own, is that you can either make a pudding out of it for dessert, or make it up with a little molasses or organic cane sugar, and serve it either as breakfast (like oatmeal or cream of wheat), or serve it along side your morning eggs as a substitute for grits. I’ll keep experimenting with it. I think it has promise for cookies and the like.

Millet is very interesting. It contains something like 11% protein, and also has middle score in amino acids and a higher glycemic index, and is heavy on bone-building minerals. It does substitute for rice very nicely. Cook it up just like you do rice, with a little salt and a pat of butter, and it tastes a lot like some kind of flavored grits. It substitutes for rice very nicely. My husband’s blood sugar will spike with millet, mainly because he goes back for second and third helpings, if he controls himself, it won’t spike.  There are a lot of artisan bread recipes that include millet. This has no gluten.

Compare that to whole grain brown rice, which has a very high glycemic index (higher than millet), about 7% protein, and is a lot more inflammation causing than the other three, by about double the numbers. Rice still contains gluten, even if it is refined out.

I did try kamut, which is a middle-eastern relative of the wheat family and does have gluten in it. It is about 16% protein and has a fairly low glycemic load, but then again, it’s tough to cook and eat the stuff. Granted I just put it in a rice cooker with water and a chicken bullion cube. It took darn-near forever to cook, and it still wasn’t cooked. Maybe the trick is to grind it up first. I’ll give it a “fail” for now.

_______________________________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc  

Posted in Healing, Reference | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Bulk High Protein Dry Foods

Friend Playing Catch-up

Last year I lost J’ton, my best friend, to cancer. She had a friend, Vickie, that had been besties with her since 4th grade.  I had met both of these women through the local dowsing association. J’ton’s old friend showed me her controlling, egotistical side in short order, so I never bothered to bond with her.  About two months before J’ton died, she lost her husband to cancer as well… devastating events to say the least. A few months after J’ton’s passing into spirit, I got a call from Vickie… it was apparently part of her grieving process to talk to me.  We shared many stories over the ensuing months, and I also began working on her towards “prepping”.  It took a while before she was ready to join the world… some nine months.

This evening I got another call from Vickie… now she’s ready to “prep”.  She still didn’t understand the nature of the whole financial world, with its hypothecation, credit default swaps, leveraging, collateralized debt obligations, naked shorts, manipulation of the commodities markets and quantitative easing.  Her response was, “Oh my gosh! We are so screwed!”

I explained what Pastor Lindsey Williams ( http://lindseywilliams101.blogspot.com )  passed along to his listeners… he had made friends among the world’s elites while serving as chaplain on the Trans Alaska Pipeline project during the 1970s, and maintained those relationships. Williams said that all of this quantitative easing (central banks printing money and then buying sovereign treasuries with that same money they print, getting paid interest coming and going) is leading to the bankers completely owning all of the nations of the Eurozone and Americas. The bankers would sink all of these countries so far in debt and then walk in with all of that paper and claim ownership… and they’ve already done that to Greece, already asset-stripping that country.  They’d done that throughout South America and Africa, and Europe would be the next to fall.  Once the Euro currency crashes, it would be a matter of maybe 3 weeks before the dollar crashes once and for all.  He said that the dollar would be a dead currency by the end of 2012.

We briefly discussed “preps”.  She needs to get a gun and ammo… I recommended a trip to Carter Country and Academy Sports & Outdoors… start by looking at the 9mm handguns and hold each one for comfort.  Perhaps consider something slimline for concealed carry, and something bigger for home defense… perhaps a shotgun as well. I pointed out that ammo could easily become a trade commodity, and some five million guns have been sold per month over the last several months.

We discussed putting her savings into precious metals. What is recommended because it is least likely to get confiscated by the government is U.S. made silver, such as dimes, quarters, half-dollars and silver dollars minted before 1965, and silver eagles from the U.S. Mint.  Other than that, I have silver from just about every mint… APMEX, Sunshine, Silvertown, Englehard, Northwest Territorial, etc. I explained the banksters printing 100+ ounces in paper silver and gold for each ounce of the real thing in their vaults, and how JPMorgan and HSBC have been “naked shorting” (nothing in the vault). As a result, you can still get silver eagles for about $35 each.  Silver is the play of the decade. David Morgan came up with the calculation of silver’s true value, minus the lies of market manipulation and inflation… it should actually be about $1800 an ounce. Classically, for some 6,000 years, a working man’s wages for the day was a silver coin about the size of a dime. We’re about to go back to that.

We also discussed food.  She said that her own elitist friend, who has been spoonfeeding her little tidbits of knowledge, said she’d need about 4 month’s supply. I replied that would be a minimum requirement and that she should consider stocking more while prices were low enough… inflation will likely make food go up so much that she would be pulling from her emergency storage long before SHTF.  She would also likely have relatives needing some handouts as well.  I said I probably have close to a year’s supply if calculated for me and my husband alone.  Having done a lot of shopping, I know where a lot of good deals are… for example, Costco has the best deals on good cooking oil (2 liters of grapeseed oil for about $7), basic dry foods from the Mormons  and certain items from the regular grocery stores (1 quart of LouAna coconut oil for maybe $6).

The whole thing is pretty overwhelming to her.  She’s just going to have to make a list and knock it down one item at a time.  I’ll free up some time to go shopping with her.

_______________________________________

Rev. Suzanne Powell manufactures and markets a full line of line of natural stone “medicine jewelry”, subtle energy tools, pendulums, angel and fairy art and “spiritual soap” through her website, http://www.turtleisland.cc  

Posted in Current News Items, Healing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Friend Playing Catch-up
« Older