Let’s Go Over This Again…..The Resilient Household Is Prepared For Unknown Events…..Water, Food And Energy Are Somewhat In Our Control And We Should Stock Pile These Items, Financial and Health We’ll Try And Do Our Best With. In A World With More And More Outlier Events Occuring, Let’s Face It, Anything Can Happen. Next Up would likely Be A Large Earthquake On The West Coast Of The United States And Most likely In California. A Nuclear Alternative To Shut Down The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Well Blowout Could Trigger Unforseen Events With Unknown Consiquences! If This Happens, We Will Have One More Outlier Event On Our Hands. Hopefully It Can Be Cleaned Up!

| May 31, 2010

The Great American Debt Purge

| May 31, 2010

The great American debt purge – Americans more stressed out about debt. Mortgage, credit card, student loan, and auto loan debt up to $13.5 trillion. Average debt per household at over $120,000. Sun, 30 May 2010 Every man, woman, and child would owe an average of $43,000 if we divided up mortgage, credit card, student, […]

Israel Deploys Three Nuclear Cruise Missile-Armed Subs Along Iranian Coastline

| May 31, 2010

Are we coming closer to WW III……it would appear so!  By Tyler Durden on 05/30/2010 Even as futures are feeling buoyant as a result of the JPY drop following the collapse of the Japanese ruling coalition (which in itself will likely spell serious JGB troubles in the days ahead), Middle-east geopolitical issues have once resurfaced… […]

German President Resigns Effective Immediately

| May 31, 2010

  By Tyler Durden on 05/31/2010   Someone sure isn’t drinking the 63 out of 63 trading days Crissy in East Hampton on this sunny morning. Spiegel reports that German president, and former IMF head, Horst Kohler has resigned effective immediately, “a shock announcement that comes as the latest in a series of blows to […]

Oil Slickonomics – Part 6

| May 31, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend, May 31, 2010   “The fact that neither the government nor the public sector was prepared for the blowout of the British Petroleum rig indicates a profound failure of planning, execution and regulation. While Congress and others look for individual causes and scapegoats, the truth is that this was a systemic failure […]

Are You A Reseilient Household?

| May 30, 2010

U.S. Government Said To Be In Control Of Actions Now In Gulf Of Mexico Oil Disaster

| May 30, 2010

May 30 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc said it will seek to contain a majority of oil gushing from its Gulf of Mexico well with a new tactic to plug the leak as a White House adviser said the U.S. is now telling the company “what to do.” The company encountered “too much flow” and the […]

Another Outlier Event…..Hundreds Die As Temperatures Reach All Time Record Of 122F In Indian Heat Wave

| May 30, 2010

Hundreds Die In Indian Heatwave Sunday 30 May 2010 Death toll expected to rise as India faces record temperatures of up to 122F in hottest summer on record. Record temperatures in northern India have claimed hundreds of lives in what is believed to be the hottest summer in the country since records began in the […]

Steve Wynn Takes on Washington

| May 30, 2010

Americas most famous Las Vegas club owner and desisgner speaks out about the direction of the United States and the wild uncontrolled spending and massive debt we are taking on.  “We’re on our way to Greece, in the hands of a confused, foolish government,” Wynn says. Steve Wynn says Americans are afraid. He’s just angry. “Washington is […]

British Petroleum Says “Top Kill” Fails…..Matt Simmons Tells Bloomberg Only Way To Contain Oil Leak Is With Small Nuclear Bombs

| May 29, 2010

  BP said its latest effort to plug a mile-deep oil and gas gusher in the Gulf of Mexico with drilling fluids has failed in stemming the flow of hydrocarbons.  We now have another outlier event unfolding. By Tyler Durden on 05/29/2010 In his May 28th interview with Bloomberg’s Mark Crumpton and Lori Rothman, Matt […]

Gulf Oil Disaster Now A Waiting Game To See If Procedure Works

| May 28, 2010

WASHINGTON – BP’s chief executive cautioned Friday that it will be two more days before anyone knows if the latest fix attempt will stop the oil spewing into the sea, and President Barack Obama arrived on the Gulf Coast to tell residents they are not alone in dealing with it. The New York Times reported […]

Update On Gulf Of Mexico Oil Well Leak

| May 28, 2010

  Rick’s Picks  Friday, May 28, 2010 “Phenomenally accurate forecasts”   We may all be breathing a sigh of relief by the time you read this, but it remained uncertain at press time whether British Petroleum’s efforts to plug a massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico would succeed. Earlier in the day, the company […]

Consumer Personal Consumption For April Posts Weak Showing, Ratio Above 85%,

| May 28, 2010

The personal consumption to income ratio remains above 85%. A society based on excessive consumption with little investment is not sustainable. When wealth created from previous productive endeavors is consumed or transferred, society is left with obligations that it cannot pay. Personal consumption to income ratio: Consumer spending was stagnant in April while incomes posted […]

The Steep Fall In The Money Supply Matches The Average Decline From 1929 To 1933

| May 27, 2010

This is not good any way you cook it……..The pundits are buzzing about the rapid decline in the money supply of late. The latest catalyst for the chatter is a story yesterday in the Telegraph, which ran this provocative headline: U.S. money supply plunges at 1930s pace as Obama eyes fresh stimulus.The story goes on […]

Oil Slickonomics – Part 5

| May 27, 2010

Oil Slickonomics – Part 5 – Chutzpah May 27, 2010 “Any and all injury, loss, destruction and damage arising out of or related to the above described casualty event was not caused or contributed to by any fault, negligence or lack of due care on the part of Petitioners…”       This was excerpted from the […]

U.S. Money Supply Plunges At 1930’s Pace As Fresh Stiulus Is Needed

| May 27, 2010

The M3 money supply in the United States is contracting at an accelerating rate that now matches the average decline seen from 1929 to 1933, despite near zero interest rates and the biggest fiscal blitz in history.  (This is what John Williams of Shadow Statistics has been warning about over the past number of months). […]

Let’s Look At Our Check List Of How The Economy Is Doing…….

| May 27, 2010

#1) In what universe is an economy with 39.68 million Americans on food stamps considered to be a healthy, recovering economy?  In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecasts that enrollment in the food stamp program will exceed 43 million Americans in 2011.  Is a rapidly increasing number of Americans on food stamps a good sign or […]

Why Housing Has Another Leg Down

| May 26, 2010

   by Bmoreland     05/26/2010 Every day we hear “housing has bottomed” or “experts predict housing will rebound in late 2010”. A review of the quarterly bank data reveals some somewhat contradictory numbers: The data is 1-4 Family First Liens. Nonperforming loans are defined as loans 90+ Days Past Due and loans on Nonaccrual (no longer recognizing interest income). We […]

Who Would’ve Thought….Iran and Russia Clash In Worst Row Since Cold War….. Russia Raps Iranian President For Political Demagoguery

| May 26, 2010

Wed May 26, 2010 8:20pm IST      * Ahmadinejad calls on Medvedev to change sanctions stance * Iran tells Kremlin chief to “think more” and be “cautious” * Russia raps Iranian president for political demagoguery * Worst row between Russia and Iran since Cold War   By Robin Pomeroy and Guy Faulconbridge TEHRAN/MOSCOW, May […]

Thinking Of Buying A Home Today…..Does It Make Sense?

| May 25, 2010

Why buying a home today makes little financial sense. 3 reasons why taking on a mortgage in today’s market is deep in speculation. Are homes still over valued? Tax benefit not as big as you would expect.     Tue, 25 May 2010 It is hard for many to believe that home prices in many […]

Utah Has Latest Snow On Record

| May 25, 2010

May 24th, 2010 SALT LAKE CITY — Many Utahns woke up to a blanket of snow Monday morning. The wet and slushy weather caused a few problems throughout the day, but the late storm was mostly an inconvenience. The storm produced the latest spring snow ever recorded at Salt Lake City International Airport. It arrived […]

Proposed Next Bailout: $165 Billion For Unions

| May 24, 2010

Updated May 24, 2010 The Next Bailout: $165B For Unions By Erik Berte  – FOXBusiness      Taxpayers could be on the hook for another $165 billion if a bill to bail out private union pension funds makes it through Congress. A Democratic senator is introducing legislation for a bailout of troubled union pension funds.  If passed, the […]

63% Favor Repeal Of National Health Care Plan

| May 24, 2010

Health Care Law   63% Favor Repeal of National Health Care Plan   May 24, 2010 Support for repeal of the new national health care plan has jumped to its highest level ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of U.S. voters now favor repeal of the plan passed by congressional […]

Looks Like A King Sized Tooth Ace For California’s Unfunded Pension Liabilities

| May 24, 2010

Unfortunately, our woeful tale of unfunded liabilities does not end in Washington. Several state governments are also racking up large annual deficits and even larger unfunded pension liabilities. Right here at home, in the Golden State, government finances have rapidly slipped from “okay” to “abysmal.” And once again, the official debt numbers tell only a […]

Europe Says It’s Fixed…..Then Again, Maybe Not!

| May 24, 2010

One False Move In Europe Could Set Off Global Chain Reaction By Howard Schneider and Neil Irwin Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, May 24, 2010 If the trouble starts — and it remains an “if” — the trigger may well be obscure to the concerns of most Americans: a missed budget projection by the Spanish […]

Fresh Concerns About Spain’s Economy

| May 24, 2010

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised fresh concerns about Spain’s economy, saying “far-reaching” reforms are needed to ensure its recovery. It said the country faced “severe” challenges, including the need to urgently reform a “dysfunctional” labour market, and its banking sector. The IMF’s comments came after Spanish authorities had to rescue regional lender Cajasur […]

Oil Slickonomics Part 4

| May 24, 2010

May 24, 2010 “The most recent satellite imagery indicates that the portion of the oil previously observed moving to the SE towards the Loop Current (LC) has largely been entrained into a counter-clockwise rotating eddy to the north of the LC.  Over flight observations report this oil is in the form of very scattered light […]

France Poised To Raise Retirement Age From 60!

| May 23, 2010

Geez,   No wonder Europe has debt problems,  this may well cause rioting across France ….. Expectations are growing that France is set to remove the right to retire at 60, as it embarks on a contentious reform of its debt-laden pension system and brings public finances back into line.     By Peggy Hollinger in Paris Published: […]

New Map Of The Oil Slick In The Gulf Of Mexico

| May 23, 2010

Interesting Facts About Wireless Subscribers

| May 23, 2010

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Thoughts For The New Week From Gene Inger

| May 23, 2010

You have North Korea threatening ‘all-out war’ now; which is precisely a situation they calculate the United States cannot afford nor permit amidst this chaos. I fear there’s a risk of miscalculation on their part, which could actually start a hot war. Then I consider their conspiratorial allies in Iran and the terrorists in Lebanon, […]

Looks Like The X-37B Unmaned Successor To The Space Shuttle Is Shrouded In Operational Secrecy

| May 23, 2010

The X-37B has a wingspan of just over 14 feet and is 29 feet long. It looks something like a space shuttle, although about a quarter of the length.  We  discused  the X-37B in an April 4, 2010 article here at The Stated Truth….To review that article, go to the categories section to the left and […]

“I am more worried about the world, more broadly, than I ever have been in my career.” Says Seth Klarman, Legendary Baupost Investor

| May 22, 2010

Mr. Klarman is president of the Baupost Group, an investment firm in Boston that manages $22 billion. His three private partnerships have returned an annual average of around 19% since inception in 1983—and nearly 17% annually over the past decade, as stocks went nowhere.   Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/22/2010  From Zero Hedge…………. A […]

British Petroleum: U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Disaster To Try New Procedure Called “Top Kill” To Cap Deep Sea Well……

| May 22, 2010

LONDON        BP PLC’s chief executive told staff he was frustrated by the company’s failure to stop an oil leak in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and warned an attempt to do so starting next week could fail. In an email to staff late Friday, Tony Hayward said, “Like all of you, and the outside world, […]

Net Worth Of The U.S. Presidents

| May 22, 2010

  Net Worth of the U.S. Presidents By Mark J. Perry          May 22, 2010   From The Atlantic: Having examined the finances of all 43 presidents, we calculated the net worth figures for each in 2010 dollars. Because a number of presidents, particularly in the early 19th Century, made and lost huge fortunes in a matter […]

Why 1,000 Bank Failures Will Occur Before The Great Recession Is Over!

| May 22, 2010

This is interesting and very telling, the 4 largest banks in the U.S. are larger then all of the 8,095 other banks in the FDIC system!    Uh…..is that right, Yep, that’s right.    FDIC next government trillion dollar bailout? Since January of 2000 to October of 2007 we had 27 bank failures. From January 2008 to May […]

32 States Have Borrowed From The Federal Government To Make Unemployment Payments; California Has Borrowed $7 Billion

| May 21, 2010

Friday, May 21, 2010 EconomicPolicyJournal.com has learned that 32 states have run out funds to make unemployment benefit payments and that the federal governmant has been supplying these states with funds so that they can make their  payments to the unemployed. In some cases, states have borrowed billions. As of May 20, the total balance […]

U.S. Begins Massive Military Build Up Around Iran, Sending Up To 4 New Carrier Groups In Region

| May 20, 2010

  Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/20/2010 As if uncontrollable economic contagion was not enough for the administration, Obama is now willing to add geopolitical risk to the current extremely precarious economic and financial situation. Over at Debkafile we read that the president has decided to “boost US military strength in the Mediterranean and Persian […]

More On The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Disaster…..A Professor Of Engineering Told Congress That The Reality Is 95,000 Barrels Of Oil Are Gushing Out Of The Oil Leak Daily!

| May 20, 2010

Is British Petroleum lying?      95,000 Barrels Are Leaking Daily, Says Engineer….A professor of engineering told Congress that the reality is 95,000 barrels of oil are gushing out of the oil leak daily.That’s 4 million gallons a day.   Not the 5,000 barrels reported.                                                                                                                         ~~~~~~~~~~   Gregory White | May 20, 2010   While BP may […]

FDIC: ‘Problem’ Banks at 775

| May 20, 2010

Ten percent of all banks are in trouble according to the FDIC, and I’m sure they aren’t telling us everything…………A total of 775 banks, or one-tenth of all U.S. banks, were on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s list of “problem” institutions in the first quarter, as bad loans in the commercial real-estate market weighed on […]

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