Saturday, May 26, 2012

CRASH ALERT : The Stock Market is Falling like a Stone

Corrupt institutional Ponzi thievery and the thieves that perpetrate it are on the way out, done in by their own greed; Wall Street will be deserted within a year, the criminal stockbrokers, bankers either in jail or running for their lives

Global Research
By Mike Whitney
05/23/2012

As you might have noticed, the stock market is falling like a stone. As of 9 AM PST, the Dow Jones has dropped 172 points while all the other indices are down sharply. German 2-year debt (bund) has dipped below 0% this morning at auction, signalling an acceleration in the bank run taking place in southern Europe. Depositors in Spain, Greece, Italy, Portugal, etc would rather take a loss on their investment, then risk not their money back at all. The European Central Bank (ECB) does not guarantee deposits, so people are withdrawing their money en masse and getting out of Dodge pronto. What we're seeing is a real-time panic.


Criminal bankers, Obama regime stooges must be prosecuted
The ostensible trigger for the panic is known, but you won't read about it in the financial media where the news is dumbed down to the point of incoherence. What's really going on is that the German central bank (The Bundesbank) has indicated that it's ready to pull the plug on Greece which means that future bailouts will probably not be forthcoming. That's bad. It means that Greece will run out of money some time in June; their banking system will implode, and the "birthplace of democracy" will be reduced to 3rd world status overnight. Here's a blurb from the Bundesbank's communique:

"Current developments in Greece are extremely worrying. Greece is threatening not to implement the reform and consolidation measures that were agreed in return for the large-scale aid programmes.

This jeopardises the continued provision of assistance. Greece would have to bear the consequences of such a scenario. The challenges this would create for the euro area and Germany would be considerable, but manageable given prudent crisis management. By contrast, a significant dilution of existing agreements would damage confidence in all euro-area agreements and treaties and strongly weaken incentives for national reform and consolidation measures. In such circumstances the institutional status quo comprising liability, control and individual responsibility of member states would be fundamentally called into question.


Americans know they have been ripped-off, now need to grow the balls to hold those responsible accountable for their crimes

When the Eurosystem provided Greece with large amounts of liquidity, it trusted that the programs would be implemented and thereby ultimately assumed considerable risks. In the light of the current situation, it should not significantly increase these risks. Instead, the parliaments and governments of the member states should decide on the manner in which any further financial assistance is provided and therefore whether the associated risks should be assumed."

Okay. So German central bankers don't want to wait until the June elections in Greece to decide whether to provide more money or not. They're throwing in the towel now. No more money. No more bailouts. No more Mr. Niceguy. End of story. But what does that mean? Does it mean that the whole global financial system is headed back into the shitter again like after Lehman Brothers?


Criminal bankers need to be tried, executed for their crimes

No one knows for sure, but there's bound to be a few bumps in the road, don't you think? Take a look at this from Bloomberg today (Wed):

“Europe’s banks, are sitting on $1.19 trillion of debt to Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland, are facing a wave of losses if Greece abandons the euro. While lenders have increased capital buffers, written down Greek bonds and used central-bank loans to help refinance units in southern Europe, they remain vulnerable to the contagion that might follow a withdrawal, investors say. Even with more than two years of preparation, banks still are at risk of deposit flight and rising defaults in other indebted euro nations.” (Bloomberg)

Can you really slash a trillion bucks out of the rotting corpse of the EU banking system and still keep things running smoothly?


Criminal pigs worldwide that beat protesters will be identified, tried, improsoned, executed for their crimes against the People

Don't bet on it. Here's more from Bloomberg:

"The ECB’s unprecedented provision of 1.02 trillion euros in three-year cash in December and February helped calm financial markets in the first quarter by removing concern that banks unwilling to lend to one another would run out of cash. Lenders in Spain and Italy also used the funds to buy sovereign debt, reducing government borrowing costs....

Lenders probably would need another 800 billion-euro liquidity lifeline from the ECB to help stem contagion from a Greek exit, Citigroup analysts estimated in a May 17 note...." (Bloomberg)




That's right, the EU banks were gifted over 1 trillion euros 3 months ago, and they're still too undercapitalized to weather the storm of a Greek default. Nice, eh? So, the whole system is just an empty gourd, right? They're broke, so the ECB will have to print up another 800 bil just to keep the house of cards from collapsing in a heap.

Getting worried yet?

US Treasuries are also rallying big today. In fact, the yield on the 10-year --which hit a record low last week--is on its way back down indicating that investors are freaking scared-out-of-their-minds. In real terms, investors are now socking money into 10-year Treasuries knowing that (inflation adjusted) they'll get LESS money back then they put in.

How do you like them apples? That's what I call a full-blown panic! And yet, you ain't hearing a blasted thing about it on the news, right? Why would that be?

Here's a little icing on the cake from Bloomberg:

"Greece may have only a 46-hour window of opportunity should it need to plot a route out of the euro.

That’s how much time the country’s leaders would probably have to enact any departure from the single currency while global markets are largely closed, from the end of trading in New York on a Friday to Monday’s market opening ....

“I am completely convinced they could not orchestrate an orderly exit,” said Erik Nielsen, chief economist at UniCredit SpA in London. “This is a country that can’t implement laws, so how in the world are they going to secretly agree to print money, control the banks, control capital flows and think this is going to be orderly? It’s completely impossible.” ...

“There is no reason to think there won’t be riots and violence,” said Lefteris Farmakis, a strategist at Nomura International Plc in London. “It would be a pretty disastrous situation. People have no understanding of the consequences of a euro exit.” ("War-Gaming Greek Euro Exit Shows Hazards in 46-Hour Weekend", Bloomberg)

Riots, street violence, skyrocketing unemployment, grinding poverty...the whole schmeer. And what's the most likely scenario for Greece after all that?

Well, probably another military coup backed by President Hopium and his band of CIA merry pranksters, right?

Okay, my bad. I don't want to polarize all the Obama fans, but, Geez Louise, things are looking mighty grim for the poor Greeks, don't you think?

Of course, it all could go smoothly "without a hitch"; no credit crunch, no bank runs, no flight to safety, no crashing stock markets, no decades of struggle and social unrest, no splitting up of the eurozone, no ethnic animosities, no uber-nationalism, no right wing fanaticism, no border skirmishes or armed hostilities, no revolutions, no depression, no rise of fascism...just a smooth transition to a new, slimmed-down version of the EZ. After all, that's what Germany is expecting. And they could be right.

But, probably not.

Mike Whitney is a frequent contributor to Global Research.



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Greece: Out of Cash, Soon to be Out of EU - Video

The Greek People have been punished enough for their lack of oversight of their government, time to return to reality, sovereignty of Drachma; punish criminal bankers, politicians

The Independent
By Nathalie Savaricas
05/25/2012

While European leaders and pundits debate Greece's fate in or out of the single currency, a sombre mood blankets the debt-strapped country as it continues to be pounded by its unprecedented financial woes.


Greek pigs hopelessly attempt to put down protesters
The harsh austerity measures that are being implemented in exchange for international loans are driving more and more ordinary Greeks towards the edge of depression and suicide.

Yesterday, a 60-year old unemployed musician thrust his 90-year old mother off their rooftop in central Athens before jumping to his death himself, witness said. A neighbour told Greek television that the pair had financial problems and were living off the mother's pension.

While the exact reasons for the deaths have yet to be determined, domestic news bulletins and analysts are worrying that this sad tale could be an example of the kind of hardship being felt by ordinary Greeks that could worsen further if the country leaves the euro.

Diamantis Dalabiras, 29, who works for an international telecommunications firm, said leaving the currency would be catastrophic. "The country would be like an orphan without a home," he said. A return to a national currency would make life for Greeks even harder in a country reliant on imports.

"Our economy and life will become much worse," he said. "We won't be able to buy anything... I'm also worried my company will decide to relocate."


Greek protester groups, human rights agencies documenting and archiving police crimes against Greek People for future prosecution

Kiriakos Lolos is trying to grasp the effects a return to the drachma would have on his family company that imports furniture from Italy, China and Russia. "I am very scared as I don't know what will come next, whether we'll have money or not, whether they'll be chaos or not," he said.

The financial crisis and heavy taxation have all but wiped out the family business that was set up by his father in 1960. These days, Mr Lolos pays his employees and monthly taxes of €8,000 (£6,400) by using up his savings. He worries his company will not be able to make it to the end of the year. "As an importer, I'm better with the euro but these days people can't afford to buy anything, so I really don't know what's best for us," he said.


Emulating coward American cousins:  Greek pigs target defenseless protesters, allow violent protesters to go free - it's safer that way

Some economists argue a devalued drachma could attract tourists and boost an industry that employs one in five Greeks. But according to the Association of Tourism Enterprises, a departure from the euro "can only be negative". George Drakopoulos, the director general of the association, said that a cheap currency won't necessarily make the Mediterranean country a low-cost tourist destination. "We will have hyperinflation and things will not become cheaper because we import most things and most businesses have loans which they'll have to cover," he said. Tourists have become increasingly weary to visit a country rocked by economic, social and political turmoil.

With the country mired in a deep recession and unemployment at historic highs, the finance ministry warned it could not collect taxes as Greeks struggle to pay. "These people will only be able to stand again if there's growth and employment," Nikos Lekkas, head of planning and controls for Greece's internal revenue service, said. "There will be a social explosion if we go on like this."

Chrysa Evaggelou, an accountant, said most of her clients could not pay their taxes. An unemployed builder she advises, for instance, is asked to pay €17,000 – money he does not have – because of property he owns. "Clients leave my office either swearing, with a headache or with depression," she said.






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Eurozone Tunnel Darkens, Grim Signals from Business - Video

Eurozone necrotic, Merkel going berserk as exposure of largest theft in recorded history comes closer to exposure:  EU Business should be worried as it was they that helped put EU in current position

The Times of India
AFP
05/24/2012

BRUSSELS: 

Eurozone tensions rose again on Thursday with grim signals from business, and a rush for German bonds on the risk of chaos over Greece despite efforts by France and Germany to calm the crisis.


Phony "austerity" protester shows contempt for cops, EU
An informal summit of European Union leaders overnight resulted in little apart from attempts to paper over deep cracks between France and Germany over diluting economic reforms with growth stimulus.

Hanging over the summit and business and finance is the possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone.

The latest surveys of eurozone business confidence showed the worst monthly fall in May for nearly three years, to 45.9 points on the Markit PMI index from 46.7 in April, with anything less than 50 signalling slowdown.

In Germany, business confidence fell to a six-month low point and in France the leading index for manufacturing activity fell to the lowest level for 37 months.

At Capital Economics in London, senior European economist Jennifer McKeown said that data suggested that "the downturn has now really hit Germany" and commented: "Spreading economic downturn will further reduce the currency union's chances of survival."

The euro slumped to a 22-month dollar low point of $1.2516, last reached in July 2010. It later stood at $1.2544.


Greeks will not pay for theft of their Treasury by criminal EU bankers, unafraid of despots like Merkel

Stocks fluctuated and then rallied slightly. London's benchmark FTSE 100 stock index climbed 0.59 percent. Frankfurt's DAX 30 added 0.13 percent and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.38 percent.

"Nothing in the data released this morning suggests that economic conditions in the UK and Europe are easing against a backdrop of policy paralysis across Europe," CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson told AFP.


Greece will leave the EU and return to the Drachma, criminal bankers, "leaders" like Merkel and Sarkozy will be prosecuted, imprisoned, U.S. dollar will continue to strengthen as world reserve currency despite Obama's attempts to destroy it, giving Americans and dollar holders more buying power

"Unless policymakers come up with radical new solutions with respect to the crisis they will soon be faced with the prospect of delivering closer fiscal integration or overseeing the breakup of the euro."

If Greeks vote in new elections on June 17 against the budget cuts and reforms tied to a second debt rescue, the EU, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank, are expected to curtail drastically the funding which is keeping Greece solvent.


The collapse of the EU will be a welcome step towards liberty
This would push Greece from the eurozone and could cause incalculable risks for other weaker members, notably Spain.

Under all these clouds, funds flowed into safe-haven German 10-year debt bonds, pushing the fixed rate of return down to a record low level of 1.358 percent from 1.383 percent on Wednesday.

EU President Herman Van Rompuy told journalists after the summit: "We want Greece to remain in the euro area while respecting its commitments."

But one diplomat told AFP that officials from the other 16 eurozone countries had been told this week to "reflect" on what the departure of Greece would mean.

The main point of contention at the summit, the creation of eurobonds for joint borrowing by strong and weak countries together, was discussed under a new focus on generating growth.

This push was headed by new French President Francois Hollande, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel held firm to her line that structural reforms to improve competitiveness in countries with debt problems must come before eurobonds.


EU cops on wrong side of history, will be prosecuted
Various other issues and ideas were talked around the table: EU project bonds for infrastructure projects, more resources for the European Investment Bank, use of existing EU project funds and the use of new eurozone rescue funding to support banks, with help from the European Central Bank, and a bank deposit insurance scheme.

Britain insisted that it would fight resolutely against a proposed financial services tax, intended to fund future problems in the banking sector, which it sees as a largely France-inspired threat to the City of London.

Hollande, a Socialist who displaced Nicolas Sarkozy in a French presidential election earlier this month, said: "We have to act straightaway for growth ... otherwise there will still be doubt on the markets."

Merkel, who insists on structural reforms first despite waves of protests against austerity across the EU, said that eurobonds were "not a contribution to stimulating growth" and were not permitted under EU treaties.

Merkel, backed by the Netherlands, Finland and Sweden, said there had been "balanced" discussion on eurobonds and that several participants had expressed reservations.

A complicating factor for progress, is that Hollande's Socialists are now campaigning in elections for a new majority in the French national assembly (parliament) and Merkel, weakened by the effects of the debt crisis, faces elections next year.

At Berenberg bank, analyst Christian Schulz said that Germany and its allies had rejected eurobonds as an "immediate fix", and commented that such bonds would remove incentives for reforms in weaker countries.

The EU summit on June 28-29 was likely to result in a "very modest" growth initiative, and there had been no progress on controlling contagion from the crisis, the analyst observed.





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U.S. "Senators" Penalize Pakistan for Jailing CIA Bagman

U.S. "senators" do not represent the American People; CIA puke lucky to be alive as other CIA and their lackeys are being captured, executed worldwide - and good riddance:  Americans didn't approve of "aid" to Pakistan in the first place as citizens starve on the streets of the richest country in the world

By Susan Cornwell
05/25/2012

WASHINGTON -

U.S. senators scandalized by Pakistan's jailing of a doctor for helping the CIA track down Osama bin Laden voted on Thursday to cut aid to Islamabad by $33 million (21 million pounds) -- one million for each year in the doctor's sentence.


Pakistan wants the CIA - and the U.S. - out of the country
"It's arbitrary, but the hope is that Pakistan will realize we are serious," said Senator Richard Durbin after the unanimous 30-0 vote by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

"It's outrageous that they (the Pakistanis) would say a man who helped us find Osama bin Laden is a traitor," said Durbin, the Senate's number two Democrat.

The Senate Armed Services Committee later passed a measure that could lead to even deeper cuts in aid.

The sentencing on Wednesday of Dr Shakil Afridi for 33 years on treason charges added to U.S. frustrations with Pakistan over what Washington sees as its reluctance to help combat Islamist militants fighting the Afghan government and the closure of supply routes to NATO troops in Afghanistan.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the jailing of the doctor "unjust and unwarranted" and vowed to continue to press the case with Islamabad. "The United States does not believe there is any basis for holding Dr. Afridi."


Hillary Clinton scoffs at Pakistani demands to remove CIA
Afridi was accused of running a fake vaccination campaign, in which he collected DNA samples, that is believed to have helped the American intelligence agency track down bin Laden in a Pakistani town last year.

The al Qaeda leader was killed in the town of Abbottabad a year ago in a unilateral U.S. special forces raid that heavily damaged ties between Islamabad and Washington. Since then, there have been growing calls in the U.S. Congress to cut off some or all of U.S. aid.

Senator John McCain, top Republican on the Armed Services Committee, said lawmakers had agreed to withhold certain military aid for Pakistan until the defense secretary certifies that Pakistan is not detaining people like Afridi.

"All of us are outraged at the imprisonment and sentencing of some 33 years - virtually a death sentence - to the doctor in Pakistan who was instrumental ... in the removal of Osama bin Laden," McCain said, adding that Afridi was innocent of any wrongdoing. "That has frankly outraged all of us."


Obama demonstrated he could care less about Pakistan's demands
The Senate Appropriations Committee's action docking Pakistan's aid came after a subcommittee earlier in the week slashed assistance to Islamabad -- and warned it would withhold even more cash if Pakistan does not reopen supply routes for NATO soldiers in neighbouring Afghanistan.

Pakistan has been one of the leading recipients of U.S. foreign aid in recent years.

Even after the cuts voted this week it still would receive about $1 billion in fiscal 2013, if the full Senate and House of Representatives approve.

Editing by Anthony Boadle.


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Why Wasn't Iran's Revolution Considered Democratic Too? - Video

Iran nothing but a foil to divert attention from Obama's destruction of the economy, theft of U.S. Treasury to fund illegal wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, line own pockets

World News
By Dallas Darling
05/25/2012

The United States has not always supported popular and democratic uprisings around the world. As in Vietnam, Guatemala, Chile, Haiti, and dozens of other nations, it has resisted and sabotaged, even militarily intervened in the name of national and corporate security, to prevent democracies from spreading. Regarding the various Arab Springs that have recently occurred in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, and Syria, ones that have been welcomed and supported by American political and economic interests, why wasn't Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution considered democratic too?


CIA appointed Shah of Iran's hated SAVAK sparked revolution
After World War II, the U.S. militarily occupied Iran and militarized a regime, a regime that granted allowed U.S. corporations to exploit resources like petroleum and forestry. It was also used as leverage against Russia and China, two Communist nations. The super-militarization and exploitation of Iran, along with enforcing a modernization program and secular market-oriented economy, angered Iran's Muslim majority. It also caused mass poverty and unemployment. Many Iranians lived in hideously unlivable urban settlements and shanty dwellings that lacked sewage and water and other basic necessities.

By the mid 1970's, it was clear that the U.S.-backed and corrupt regime in Iran was in trouble. Not only had the CIA assisted in arresting and torturing and murdering thousands of political activists and reformists, both Islamic and Communist, but it prevented free and fair elections. At one point, the U.S. even toppled a democratically elected leader. By 1978, U.S.-trained Iranian Guards were beating and machine-gunning protesters and striking workers (Jaleh Square). With Washington's approval, the SAVAK, Iran's secret police, were seizing people from homes to be tortured and killed.


The 1979 revolution began when the now ex-Shah was admitted into the United States for medical treatment

It should have been no surprise, then, when Iran's Supreme Religious Leader returned and was overwhelmingly welcomed by Iran's predominantly Islamic nation. Neither should U.S. leaders have been caught-off guard when Iran's new republic wanted the U.S.-backed Shah, who by now had fled to the U.S., to be returned in order to try him for crimes against his people. For the 20,000 Iranians that were tortured and killed under the brutal Shah's and CIA's regime, it was justifiable that Islamic students took 52 Americans hostage, holding them in exchange for the Shah.

But few in the U.S. recognized Iran's new democratic movement and its new republican government. Extremely censored, even fewer Americans found the U.S. morally responsible for the Shah's tortured and murdered subjects. Neither were there offers to make amends for U.S. involvement in overthrowing Iran's popularly elected leader in 1953. Instead, the U.S. and its political leaders and pundits labeled Iran's protesters and striking workers mobs of frenzied zealots. Iran's democratic revolution was nothing more than a circus manipulated by mad religious dictators.


U.S. Embassy in Tehran overrun, hostages spend 444 days in captivity
But in reality, perhaps the U.S. had grown anti-democratic, even dictatorial. Since supreme power is held by the people and exercised either directly or through elected representatives, it was evident that the U.S. had lost its democratic compass. Not only had U.S. leaders imposed on Americans extremely unpopular wars, but there was an ever increasing economically wealthy and politically powerful minority ruling and legislating laws. Still, minority and individual rights were quickly eroding, as were equal opportunities in regards to education, employment, and health care needs.

As constitutional rights and laws succumbed to corporate elites and their abusive institutions, most Americans were led to believe that only their "brand" of limited democracy was absolute. Again, Christian, Consociational, Industrial, Liberal, Popular, Pluralistic, Islamic, Social, Jewish, and yet Direct Democracies and their systems were often denounced, even crushed by America's Military-Industrial-Corporate Republic. Anti-democratic wars have mentally, emotionally, psychologically, morally, and civically bankrupted America's limited democracy and its once vibrant popular organizations.


Khomeini was swept into power, to the detriment of the People of Iran, who have endured repression since by nutcase mullahs, fundamentalists

Like many wonderful ideas, democracy has to travel through a nation's collective mindset and emotional psyche. Sadly, it is often shadowed by its doubles-bad ideas that are close enough to be easily mistaken for the real thing. At the same time, it is sometimes wrongly associated with undemocratic regimes, as in the case of the U.S.-backed regime that ruled Iran. Democracy is extremely hard and takes a tremendous amount of work and effort by citizens. It must always be tempered with toleration, engagement, education, and trust, all of which have been neglected in the U.S. This is the reason for a disastrous democracy.

America's "disaster democracy" is now incapable of militarily intervening and occupying or dominating Arab Springs that are occurring throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. As the U.S.'s Military-Industrial-Corporate Republic's global power rapidly declines even more, alternative and different democracies, some initially much more bloodier and deadlier than Iran's Islamic Revolution turned Republic, will continue to happen. One thing is certain, though, various forms of democracies and popular ideas will evolve, challenging U.S. hegemony that is often confused with democracy.

Perhaps if the U.S. would have been open and accepting to Iran's democratic evolution in 1979, or Iran's own Islamic Spring, it could have at least started to prevent its own demise, its own road to a disastrous democracy. And if the same political and corporate elites in America would have supported Iran's theo-democracy back then, not to mention other diverse popular movements throughout the world, maybe they would not have fought against democratic ideas and movements that troubled them back home. They might even be able to recognize democratic movements today, like Occupy Wall Street.

Dallas Darling (darling@wn.com)

Dallas Darling is the author of Politics 501: An A-Z Reading on Conscientious Political Thought and Action, Some Nations Above God: 52 Weekly Reflections On Modern-Day Imperialism, Militarism, And Consumerism in the Context of John's Apocalyptic Vision, and The Other Side Of Christianity: Reflections on Faith, Politics, Spirituality, History, and Peace. He is a correspondent for www.worldnews.com. You can read more of Dallas' writings at www.beverlydarling.com and wn.com//dallasdarling.






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The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1: The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

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