Rick Shade Continues:
It will not, cannot, and shall not get better. It will get progressively worse. Peak Oil is not really a theory…any more than I theorize that if I fill my tank with gas…..and I go for a drive….the gas will eventually run out if I keep driving. The oil is finite. everyone with a small brain sees it.
Political posturing, fighting, wars, deals…..all of it is squabbling and stealing of one nations resources by another’s. there are no winners at the serf level….not on either side.
The whole thing is a bit irritating, isn’t it? Makes one want to go to a third world country and live as simply and discreetly as possible. It’s all a scam…the whole system… Susan Morris
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 AT 9:27 PM This is an interesting article, especially at the end, where they outline some of the recent agreements in Asia: http://www.leap2020.eu/GEAB-N-89-is-available–Global-systemic-crisis-2015-The-dynamics-of-the-future-distance-Europe-from-the-rationale-of-a_a17159.html
Luminita Muresan NOVEMBER 21, 2014 AT 8:27 AM Hi Susan, Thank you for the reference. Kind regards Jack Jackson
(@hugovictor54) NOVEMBER 19, 2014 AT 9:57 PM Yeah, you are weird, but in a good way. I suppose that this reluctance by congress to pass these reforms is a good argument for the Hegelian dialectic to begin with. The dollar based system is failing due to the imbalances which it creates and must be overhauled allowing for the internationally based system.
Certain powerful interests in the US must be blocking the reforms because their ox is about to goad in the process (along with my personal interest as I am in the U.S.). Some terrible liquidity crisis could drag those interest kicking and screaming to the table to embrace the “lesser of two evils”. Let the games begin. Your chain hand buddy , pdog Danielbradford
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 4:25 AM The big news here last week was Halliburton’s agreement to purchase Baker Hughes for $34.6 billion, very little about Keystone.
What will become of OPEC with Middle Eastern oil being sold in various currencies and the advancement of SDR’s and the MFS? Kbnow
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 AT 11:21 PM My question would be what repercussions would congress/ the United States face if the reforms are not passed in a time sensitive manner? Clearly the dollar is large in countries reserves and part of the SDR now…Can they go forward into the MFS without “us”? Bruno de Landevoisin
NOVEMBER 19, 2014 AT 11:37 PM Another intriguing and comprehensive essay on the master game. Lot’s of moving parts, hard to know if the chess pieces are being moved with purposeful intent, or simply fatefully falling into place of their own inertia…..
Interesting transitional times for sure JC………….let the games begin, or is it that les jeux sont fait?
We have a few new efforts up on our side, should any of your readers have any interest: http://www.zirpqe.wordpress.com
Our stuff is not as full of sexy strategic stratagem, but we do offer some modest insights, I hope.
Best, your brother in arms
Jack Jackson (@hugovictor54) NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 2:09 AM Dear Bruno: Yeah Bruno, I lifted your line. I have read some of your work and am impressed. Sir, you are a gifted thinker and writer, my hat off to you. Things are heating up and writers such as you and J.C. bring clarity to chaos. Sincerely, Charles Peden aka “pdog”
p.s. however, Mr. “Radical Marijuana” curiously may have trumped you. i.e., fraud enforced by violence. Bruno de Landevoisin
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 5:39 AM KInd of you to say Jack, but I’m afraid I have nothing particularly enlightened to offer, but I will say that I’m getting seriously tired of the fruitcakes in charge of this circus, and about ready to scream….. Ozymandias 3
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 10:48 PM I tired of the pernicious fruitcakes beginning in 1989.
I have been angry and screaming for so long that my voice has changed. I have stop voting and I am no long active in politics. What political fight I presently engage within is arguing with tax assessors and collectors. Matt McBride
(@MattMhmmcbride) NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 6:11 AM Another great article JC.
The politicians may be unpredictable, but the SDR grand plan is not. The occasional kabuki theatre is necessary for distracting the masses and providing the perception of choice between red and blue.
However, the SDR proceeding without the US (and a financial “event” based on this red vs blue fighting) does seem dangerous to the elites considering the growing restlessness and frustration amongst the populous of not just the US (alla Mike brown result this weekend coming) but also other parts of the so called “stable” developed nations.
How would a financial panic pre-2010 Reforms vote in congress change the likelihood of it passing? I imagine it could make it simpler…obviously depending on the catalyst.
I would imagine a tapped out BOJ, ECB, BOE and more importantly FED would make the only option, being the IMF, the simple choice for congress to save the day.
This was no different when Paulson and Bernanke suggested the suspect policies to save the world in 09; the panicking public merely just nodded agreement with glazed eyes and moved on.
For some reason I still see Ebola as the wild card excuse. Daneackerman
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 12:01 PM “Long gone are the days where politicians aspire to greatness, not for themselves, but for the people they represent. Long gone are the days where politicians compose accurate platforms based on the selfless desire to promote a common efficiency.”
Unfortunately the comical traits we see in our politicians have crept through to the lowest levels of society. You see it reflected in the daily actions of the people around you. The patterns or parallel thinking is so obvious.
Therefore, technically the politicians may be representing the people accurately or the people are following by example. Either way this realization is very sad to admit but shows how change must come from within each of us (micro) before change can occur everywhere (macro). Gustavsaure
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 4:08 PM Naturally we must look very skeptically on the production forecasts of oil companies. The EIA used industry data to come up with their estimates of Marcellus which was massively written down 86%, and more recently Monteray which was written down 96% (!).
Not a very good track record. We should remember that the size of any field is unknown until the last barrel is drawn. David Hughes at the The Post Carbon Institute used actual production numbers and called the Monteray projections wildly optimistic 6 months before the EIA revised its numbers. Here’s his most recent report:
Hirsch says conventional has been declining at a clip of 5 mbpd per year. If you throw in 1-2 mbpd more to keep up with the debt ponzi money creation, how is shale/oil sands/offshore going to keep up?
Near-term global peak is seems much more likely to me, if we’re not already there. That marginal barrel is getting more and more expensive to produce. Kashagan is ten years behind schedule and five fold over budget. That, my friends, is what peak oil looks like.
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 4:20 PM Thank you, JC. i find your essays very enlightening. We certainly hear nothing of this in the mainstream media.
In one of your earlier essays this year, you wrote about the redemption of the historical bonds that would be occurring.and that the passage of the 2010 Reforms would allow for “final settlement” on these bonds. Does that mean that the 2010 Reforms must be passed before the redemption begins?
There is very little legitimate information out there except broker BS and websites claiming to be “connected” (which they are not) and trying to entice people to send their bonds in to them. I am wondering, though, why there have been so many delays, unless it has to do with the 2010 Reforms.
Thank you for any enlightenment. Dripfood
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 AT 8:08 AM Pyclark, you might have found the “missing piece”.
When a team catch their leader stealing from the team, they would have a hard time deciding whether or not to fire that person if they’d all want the stolen goods returned. Threats and negotiations could drag on for years….
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 AT 5:00 PM Passage of IMF reform seems to be a potential trigger for an event that the US power players are not quite prepared for.
I see a major and perhaps terrible financial event approaching which may be awaiting the IMF reform trigger. It will mean big changes to both the US dollar’s status and the standard of living of the American people. Perhaps congress is holding back the disaster as long as possible.
Perhaps the NWO SDR plan is designed to fully implement after an American crash and burn and the US congress knows it.
For the wicked it’s not just about control and money but also about destroying the Land of the Free who they have hated since our great victory of 1783. It’s not the Muslims who hate our freedom but the City of London, the Rothschilds and the castle dwelling BIS scum.
If they, in their insatiable bloodlust, can assert world dominion and at the same time bring America to it’s knees they will be happy little psychopaths.
1893: America! America! God shed His grace on thee Till selfish gain no longer stain, The banner of the free!
Samuel Adams quote: “Let us contemplate our forefathers, and posterity, and resolve to maintain the rights bequeathed to us from the former, for the sake of the latter. The necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude and perseverance.
Let us remember that “if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom,” it is a very serious consideration … that millions yet unborn may be the miserable sharers of the event.”
Bruno de Landevoisin NOVEMBER 21, 2014 AT 10:17 PM How’s it going JC? You inspired me to upgrade my blog design. Pretty amazing what one can do with WordPress without spending a dime;-)
Take a peek my brother: http://www.zirpqe.wordpress.com
Let me know if it makes the grade…… Best, bruno
JC Collins NOVEMBER 22, 2014 AT 1:33 PM Bruno, looks great my friend. Nice easy flow.
Ozymandias 3 NOVEMBER 22, 2014 AT 1:09 AM Roger: You are spot on and have correctly point to the predacious miscreant responsible for all of the financial ills. As for me, it is no longer about me. The issue is exactly what type of life will my numerous children and grandchildren experience.
irrelevant111 NOVEMBER 22, 2014 AT 9:29 AM Politics (U.S) leave all something to ponder.
Corrupt Man continues a path of wander.
Watch the east feast as the Petro dollar continues to fall,
The US continues a path of war…
The Bear n Dragon continue to set a foothold…. Watch the dominos fall…