They also initiated the draft in 2005. Just in case any stoolie didn't know, WARS are planned. The next one should be a doozy.
...........................Is a USA Economic Collapse Due in 2005?.....................................
"The whole world is hostage to the misconceived economic policies of a dollar standard out of control."
" The US Senate just reconfirmed 78-year-old Alan Greenspan to an unprecedented fifth term as chairman of the world's most powerful central bank, the Federal Reserve, or Fed as it is known. The fact that President Bush re-nominated Greenspan underscores how vulnerable the global financial edifice is, and not how excellent a central banker Greenspan is."
My thoughts have been drifting along the same line.
A really big war would efface the memory of all sorts of sins and pull the chestnuts of some Very Important People out of the fire.
They have been preparing the climate of public opinion, both here and abroad, for it for quite a while.
Every day, when I read the news, I ask myself: hyper-inflation or HyperTiger?
I'm having trouble making up my mind on this important question. Lately, I've been leaning toward hyper-inflation, although the latest CRB data, weakness in the mortgage market, the (admittedly massively manipulated) precious metals, and the decline in interest rates from their second quarter peak seem to point in the opposite direction.
I'm figuring inflationary wartime finance will be manifest.
What to fight about? With whom? Plenty from which to choose. For instance:
"TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it carried out a successful field test of the latest version of its Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, which defense experts say can reach Israel or U.S. bases in the Gulf."
"Iran Tests Missile Capable Of Hitting Israel," by Paul Hugheshttp://www.reuters.c...storyID=5944957
The International Atomic Energy Agency has been investigating the origin of particles of enriched uranium on used nuclear equipment Iran purchased from Pakistan. It concluded that at least some of the particles originated in Pakistan.
The Bush administration responded that, nevertheless it "was unswayed in its suspicions about Iran's nuclear agenda."
"Part Of Iran Nuclear Story Holds Up, Envoys Say," by George Jahnhttp://seattletimes....107_iran11.html