US Indymedia Global Indymedia Publish About us
Printed from Boston IMC :
IVAW Winter Soldier

Winter Soldier
Brad Presente

Other Local News

Spare Change News
Open Media Boston
Somerville Voices
Cradle of Liberty
The Sword and Shield

Local Radio Shows

WMBR 88.1 FM
What's Left
WEDS at 8:00 pm
Local Edition
FRI (alt) at 5:30 pm

WMFO 91.5 FM
Socialist Alternative
SUN 11:00 am

WZBC 90.3 FM
Sounds of Dissent
SAT at 11:00 am
Truth and Justice Radio
SUN at 6:00 am

Create account Log in
Comment on this article | View comments | Email this article | Printer-friendly version
News :: International
rapture watch # 2
07 Jan 2006
some believe they are to be whisked away to underground facilities and served oysters while the bush crime family annihilates the world....and they may be right!!
rapture watch #2



(No verified email address) 06 Jan 2006
Suffering a head wound as to death, his damned soul will be replaced by the beast. Watch, he will be walking, talking and slaughtering by Sunday.

rapture watch #1


Mount Weather: Primed for Martial Law

by Patricia Neill
ParaScope Correspondent

Few Americans -- indeed, few Congressional representatives -- are aware of the existence of Mount Weather, a mysterious underground military base carved deep inside a mountain near the sleepy rural town of Bluemont, Virginia, near the border with West Virginia, just 46 miles from Washington DC. Mount Weather -- also known as the Western Virginia Office of Controlled Conflict Operations -- is buried not just in hard granite, but in secrecy as well.

Mount Weather contains a working duplicate of the Executive Branch of the Federal government, ready to swing into action at a moment's notice. Mount Weather personnel also maintain a database of information on U.S. citizens. But relatively little is publicly known about this facility. Join ParaScope as we peer behind this veil of secrecy to probe the purpose of this ultra-secret installation. .

© Copyright 2000 ParaScope, Inc.

What Is Mount Weather?

In March, 1976, The Progressive Magazine published an astonishing article entitled "The Mysterious Mountain." The author, Richard Pollock, based his investigative report on Senate subcommittee hearings and upon "several off-the-record interviews with officials formerly associated with Mount Weather." His report, and a 1991 article in Time Magazine entitled "Doomsday Hideaway", supply a few compelling hints about what is going on underground.

Ted Gup, writing for Time, describes the base as follows: "Mount Weather is a virtually self-contained facility. Aboveground, scattered across manicured lawns, are about a dozen buildings bristling with antennas and microwave relay systems. An on-site sewage-treatment plant, with a 90,000 gal.-a-day capacity, and two tanks holding 250,000 gal. of water could last some 200 people more than a month; underground ponds hold additional water supplies. Not far from the installation's entry gate are a control tower and a helicopter pad. The mountain's real secrets are not visible at ground level."

The mountain's "real secrets" are protected by warning signs, 10 foot-high chain link fences, razor wire, and armed guards. Curious motorists and hikers on the Appalachian trail are relieved of their sketching pads and cameras and sent on their way. Security is tight.

The government has owned the site since 1903; it has seen service as an artillery range, a hobo farm during the Depression, and a National Weather Bureau Facility. In 1936, the U.S. Bureau of Mines took control and started digging.

Mount Weather is virtually an underground city, according to former personnel interviewed by Pollock. Buried deep inside the earth, Mount Weather was equipped with such amenities as:

private apartments and dormitories;

streets and sidewalks;

cafeterias and hospitals;

a water purification system, power plant and general office buildings;

a small lake fed by fresh water from underground springs;

its own mass transit system;

a TV communication system. Mount Weather is the self-sustaining underground command center for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The facility is the operational center -- the hub -- of approximately 100 other Federal Relocation Centers, most of which are concentrated in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Together this network of underground facilities constitutes the backbone of America's "Continuity of Government" program. In the event of nuclear war, declaration of martial law, or other national emergency, the President, his cabinet and the rest of the Executive Branch would be "relocated" to Mount Weather.

What Does Congress Know about Mount Weather?

According to the Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights hearings in 1975, Congress has almost no knowledge and no oversight -- budgetary or otherwise -- on Mount Weather. Retired Air Force General Leslie W. Bray, in his testimony to the subcommittee, said "I am not at liberty to describe precisely what is the role and the mission and the capability that we have at Mount Weather, or at any other precise location."

Apparently, this underground capital of the United States is a secret only to Congress and the US taxpayers who paid for it. The Russians know about it, as reported in Time: "Few in the U.S. government will speak of it, though it is assumed that all along the Soviets have known both its precise location and its mission (unlike the Congress, since Bray wouldn't tell); defense experts take it as a given that the site is on the Kremlin's targeting maps." The Russians attempted to buy real estate right next door, as a "country estate" for their embassy folks, but that deal was dead-ended by the State Department.

Mount Weather's "Government in Waiting"

Pollock's report, based on his interviews with former officials at Mount Weather, contains astounding information on the base's personnel. The underground city contains a parallel government-in-waiting: "High-level Governmental sources, speaking in the promise of strictest anonymity, told me [Pollock] that each of the Federal departments represented at Mount Weather is headed by a single person on whom is conferred the rank of a Cabinet-level official. Protocol even demands that subordinates address them as 'Mr. Secretary.' Each of the Mount Weather 'Cabinet members' is apparently appointed by the White House and serves an indefinite term ... many through several Administrations.... The facility attempts to duplicate the vital functions of the Executive branch of the Administration."

Nine Federal departments are replicated within Mount Weather (Agriculture; Commerce; Health, Education & Welfare; Housind & Urban Development; Interior; Labor; State; Transportation; and Treasurey) as well as at least five Federal agencies (Federal Communications Commission, Selective Service, Federal Power Commission, Civil Service Commission, and the Veterans Administration). The Federal Reserve and the U.S. Post Office, both private corporations, also have offices in Mount Weather.

Pollock writes that the "cabinet members" are "apparently" appointed by the White House and serve an indefinite term, but that information cannot be confirmed, raising the further question of who holds the reins on this "back-up government." Furthermore, appointed Mount Weather officials hold their positions through several elected administrations, transcending the time their appointers spend in office. Unlike other presidential nominees, these apppointments are made without the public advice or consent of the Senate.

Is there an alternative President and Vice President as well? If so, who appoints them? Pollock says only this: "As might be expected, there is also an Office of the Presidency at Mount Weather. The Federal Preparedness Agency (precursor to FEMA) apparently appoints a special staff to the Presidential section, which regularly receives top secret national security estimates and raw data from each of the Federal departments and agencies.

What Do They Do At Mount Weather?

1) Collect Data on American Citizens

The Senate Subcommittee in 1975 learned that the "facility held dossiers on at least 100,000 Americans. [Senator] John Tunney later alleged that the Mount Weather computers can obtain millions of pieces of additional information on the personal lives of American citizens simply by tapping the data stored at any of the other ninety-six Federal Relocation Centers."

The subcommittee concluded that Mount Weather's databases "operate with few, if any, safeguards or guidelines."

2) Store Necessary Information

The Progressive article detailed that "General Bray gave Tunney's subcommittee a list of the categories of files maintained at Mount Weather: military installations, government facilities, communications, transportation, energy and power, agriculture, manufacturing, wholesale and retail services, manpower, financial, medical and educational institutions, sanitary facilities, population, housing shelter, and stockpiles." This massive database fits cleanly into Mount Weather's ultimate purpose as the command center in the event of a national emergency.

3) Play War Games

This is the main daily activity of the approximately 240 people who work at Mount Weather. The games are intended to train the Mount Weather bureaucracy to managing a wide range of problems associated with both war and domestic political crises.

Decisions are made in the "Situation Room," the base's nerve center, located in the core of Mount Weather. The Situation Room is the archetypal war room, with "charts, maps and whatever visuals may be needed" and "batteries of communications equipment connecting Mount Weather with the White House and 'Raven Rock' -- the underground Pentagon sixty miles north of Washington -- as well as with almost every US military unit stationed around the globe," according to the Progressive article. "All internal communications are conducted by closed-circuit color television ... senior officers and 'Cabinet members' have two consoles recessed in the walls of their office."

Descriptions of the war games read a bit like a Ian Fleming novel. Every year there is a system-wide alert that "includes all military and civilian-run underground installations." The real, aboveground President and his Cabinet members are "relocated" to Mount Weather to observe the simulation. Post-mortems are conducted and the margins for error are calculated after the games. All the data is studied and documented.

4) Civil Crisis Management

Mount Weather personnel study more than war scenarios. Domestic "crises" are also tracked and watched, and there have been times when Mount Weather almost swung into action, as Pollock reported: "Officials who were at Mount Weather during the 1960s say the complex was actually prepared to assume certain governmental powers at the time of the 1961 Cuban missile crisis and the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963. The installation used the tools of its 'Civil Crisis Management' program on a standby basis during the 1967 and 1968 urban riots and during a number of national antiwar demonstrations, the sources said."

In its 1974 Annual Report, the Federal Preparedness Agency stated that "Studies conducted at Mount Weather involve the control and management of domestic political unrest where there are material shortages (such as food riots) or in strike situations where the FPA determines that there are industrial disruptions and other domestic resource crises."

The Mount Weather facility uses a vast array of resources to continually monitor the American people. According to Daniel J. Cronin, former assistant director for the FPA, Reconnaissance satellites, local and state police intelligence reports, and Federal law enforcement agencies are just a few of the resources available to the FPA [now FEMA] for information gathering. "We try to monitor situations and get to them before they become emergencies," Cronin said. "No expense is spared in the monitoring program."

5) Maintain and Update the "Survivors List"

Using all the data generated by the war games and domestic crisis scenarios, the facility continually maintains and updates a list of names and addresses of people deemed to be "vital" to the survival of the nation, or who can "assist essential and non-interruptible services." In the 1976 article, the "survivors list" contained 6,500 names, but even that was deemed to be low.

Who Pays for Mount Weather, and What Does It Cost?

At the same time tens of millions of dollars were being spent on maintaining and upgrading the complex to protect several hundred designated officials in the event of nuclear attack, the US government drastically reduced its emphasis on war preparedness for US citizens. A 1989 FEMA brochure entitled "Are You Prepared?" suggests that citizens construct makeshift fallout shelters using use furniture, books, and other common household items.

Officially, Mount Weather (and its budget) does not exist. FEMA refuses to answer inquiries about the facility; as FEMA spokesman Bob Blair told Time magazine, "I'll be glad to tell you all about it, but I'd have to kill you afterward."

We don't know how much Mount Weather has cost over the years, but of course, American taxpayers bear this burden as well. A Christian Science Monitor article entitled "Study Reveals US Has Spent $4 Trillion on Nukes Since '45" reports that "The government devoted at least $12 billion to civil defense projects to protect the population from nuclear attack. But billions of dollars more were secretly spent on vast underground complexes from which civilian and military officials would run the government during a nuclear war."

What is Mount Weather's Ultimate Purpose?

We have seen that Mount Weather contains an unelected, parallel "government-in-waiting" ready to take control of the United States upon word from the President or his successor. The facility contains a massive database of information on U.S. citizens which is operated with no safeguards or accountability. Ostensibly, this expensive hub of America's network of sub-terran bases was designed to preserve our form of government during a nuclear holocaust.

But Mount Weather is not simply a Cold War holdover. Information on command and control strategies during national emergencies have largely been withheld from the American public. Executive Order 11051, signed by President Kennedy on October 2, 1962, states that "national preparedness must be achieved... as may be required to deal with increases in international tension with limited war, or with general war including attack upon the United States."

However, Executive Order 11490, drafted by Gen. George A Lincoln (former director for the Office of Emergency Preparedness, the FPA's predecessor) and signed by President Nixon in October 1969, tells a different story. EO 11490, which superceded Kennedy's EO 11051, begins, "Whereas our national security is dependent upon our ability to assure continuity of government, at every level, in any national emergency type situation that might conceivably confront the nation..."

Nixon's order makes no reference to "war," "imminent attack," or "general war." These quantifiers are replaced by an extremely vague "national emergency type situation" that "might conceivably" interfere with the workings of the national power structure. Furthermore, there is no publicly known Executive Order outlining the restoration of the Constitution after a national emergency has ended. Unless the parallel government at Mount Weather does not decide out of the goodness of its heart to return power to Constitutional authority, the United States could experience a coup d'etat posing as a national emergency.

Like the enigmatic Area 51 in Nevada, the Federal government wants to keep the Mount Weather facility buried in secrecy. Public awareness of the facility and its purpose would raise serious questions about who holds the reins of power in this country. The Constitution states that those reins lie in the hands of the people, but the very existence of Mount Weather suggests an entirely different reality. As long as Mount Weather exists, these questions will remain.



Underground Bases and Tunnels: What is the Government Trying to Hide? by Richard Sauder, Ph.D.

Behold a Pale Horse, by William Milton Cooper, 1991.


The Progressive, "The Mysterious Mountain," by Richard Pollock, March 1976, pages 12-16.

Time, "Doomsday Hideaway," by Ted Gup, December 9, 1991, pp. 26-29.

Aviation Week and Space Technology, "Deep Subject" April 29, 1996.


The New York Times, "Russia Builds Mammoth Underground Complex in Urals" by Michael R. Gordon, 16 April 1996.

Christian Science Monitor, "Study Reveals US Has Spent $4 Trillion on Nukes Since '45," July 12, 1995.

Glasgow Herald, "Bashful Bunker Reveals its Secrets," May 22, 1995.

© Copyright 2000 ParaScope, Inc.

Merry Christmas Israel! Here’s a $600 million Xmas bonus!
author: Burro
While cutting back on social programs that help U.S. citizens, Uncle Sam is not a total Scrooge this holiday season. In addition to gifts for the super rich of the good 'ole USA, Israel is also receiving a Xmas bonus.
Israel's giant stocking is hung up on the White House fireplace 365 days a year (plus that extra leap year day). And our Uncle needs to make sure that it is continually stuffed with cash and military hardware - courtesy of our hard-earned tax dollars and sold-out Congress.

U.S. Congress approves transfer of $600 million in aid to Israel

The United States Congress, approved Friday, the transfer of $600 million in aid to Israel, according to media reports.

The reports state that the money is to be used to fund joint security projects between Israel and the U.S.

Of the $600 million, $133 million will be used to develop the Arrow missile program, a collaborative project between Israel Aircraft Industries and Boeing.

Some $10 million will be invested in developing a missile capable of intercepting short-range missiles.

Israel carried out a successful test of its Arrow anti-missile system earlier this month, which Defense Ministry officials called a response to the increasing threat of ballistic missiles in the region.

The test launch came as a Russian newspaper reported that Iran has signed a deal to buy Russian tactical surface-to-air missile systems. The reports comes one day after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon warned of the dangers of a nuclear Iran.

The playing field is being set up for nuclear war. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everybody!

The Zionist Terrorist In The White House

November 2, 2005 -- God forgive me, but I've been wondering whether the bird
flu thing is mostly flimflam. It still hasn't been demonstrated that the
bird flu can be passed from person to person, but regardless, Mr. Bush and
the guys are treating it as a potential national disaster. Yesterday the
Prez announced a $7.1 billion plan to prepare for a flu pandemic -- we're to
develop improved vaccines, and stockpile antiviral drugs as part of the new
White House strategy. But can you develop a vaccine for a specific variety
of flu that does not yet exist?
And I think of the government's belated reaction to the New Orleans
disaster, and that's not going to happen with the flu, no sir-ee. So here's
the Prez jumping the gun (being preemptive) on the coming great potential
flu pandemic. Said Mr. Bush yesterday, "If the virus were to develop the
capacity for sustained human-to-human transmission, it could quickly spread
across the globe." And cynical me, I wondered who would get the order for
the coming antiviral drugs. And I continues to wonder -- is the flue
pandemic just a medical version of the great Iraq menace? As they ask in the
law business -- "Who benefits?" But when you think about it -- who dares to
oppose Bush on this potentially life-saving venture, even if the defense
does cost a king's ransom and maybe more.
C'mon, I'll tell you the truth, I really am a little worried about the bird
flu, but I'm a lot more worried about China competing with the US for world
leadership -- and very likely winning. What I mean is that I'm worried about
China winning the "economic world war," if you want to call it that. While
the US runs up deficits and debts, China is on an all out campaign to sew up
oil reserves. China's or I should say CNOOC's bid to take over Unocal was
thwarted, but that didn't stop China from accumulating additional oil
A few weeks ago China's largest oil producer, Chinese National Petroleum
Corp., bid $4.2 billion for Petro Kazakhsan and surprise -- China bought the
company, a Canadian outfit. How did China pay for it? Easy, they paid for it
with part of the 700 billion in their massive dollar reserves. Let's face
it, China isn't fooling around, China is deadly serious about buying up all
available world oil reserves. Furthermore, China seems to be teaming up with
Russia, and all the while China is building up its military, just in case
the US gets another preemptive idea.
I keep talking about the seriousness of the wage differential between the US
and China. What this has done is move a great chunk of US manufacturing to
China. In fact, it's said that if you want to manufacture anything today,
you have to think China. While US workers are demanding $15 and $25 an hour
with benefits, Chinese workers are lined up to work for a tenth of that with
no benefits. The result is that Chinese foreign reserves are surging -- even
while the US continues to built debts, debts and more debts.
And I ask myself, what can we do about it? Because I know where all the
above is going. It's going towards a lowered standard of living for the US
population. I don't know how a nation can lose its manufacturing base and
continue to compete successfully in the world markets. The problem isn't
showing up immediately except in one area -- high-paying jobs are getting
scarcer in the US. Yet the US populace continues to enjoys a high standard
of living. How do we do it?
We do it courtesy of our overseas friends. These nice people continue to
pour in roughly three billion dollars a day to our shores, and in that way
they sponsor our "prosperity." But I know that this happy exchange will only
last so long. Somewhere ahead the rest of the world is going to ask, "Why
are we taking in all these junk dollars from the world's greatest debtor in
return for our merchandise and labor? Maybe we have enough dollars -- let's
diversify into euros and yen and other currencies along with a dollop of
And I think to myself, everything we Americans own is denominated in
dollars. That's marvelous as long as the dollar holds up. But can the
world's greatest debtor, a nation that has lost its manufacturing base, a
nation that is fighting an expensive war, a nation that is spending
unbelievable sums on its military, a nation that is living off the luxury of
owning the world's reserve currency, a nation that is spending itself silly
-- can that nation continue to be prosperous? The answer I come up with is
-- doubtful, very doubtful.
So again, what do we do about it? For one thing, you and I can live within
our means, no, better still, live below our means. And, of course, that's
another way of saying -- save. We must save. But save what? I'm embarrassed
to say that I don't have the magic answer -- therefore I believe we must
diversify. We must also invest in items that throw off interest and
dividends. I'm not talking about timing now, I'm talking about sectors that
make sense. Here, some of the ETF's come to mind. For the long pull I like
XLE, VDE, IGE, IYE, IYM, XLB, plus gold coins such as those sparkling gold
American Eagles.
Why actual gold? Because if everything else goes to hell, gold is still
wealth. I don't know whether it will take three American Eagles or five
Eagles to pay your monthly rent, but those Eagle's are money, and they'll
buy what you and I need. The bottom line is that "gold is the real deal" and
Federal Reserve notes (dollars) are paper and acceptable now -- but there's
no guarantee that they'll be accepted ten years from now. Hey, try buying a
loaf of bread with Confederate money, you could do it in the 1860's but you
can't do it now.
Looking over the whole investment picture, my instinct at this juncture is
to sit and watch the show for a while. Everything looks expensive to me from
stocks to housing to bonds but I'm leaving out gold and oil. T-bills may not
be much of an investment, but they have one advantage -- you get your money
back over 91-days or every six months or a year, and that's more than you
can say for probably 80 percent of the "great opportunities" that lie out
there in stocks.
Yeah, I know -- Jim Cramer can scream out great buys every day, but I
haven't got the time to listen to him every day. Besides, I know very few
people who have made consistent money on somebody else's stock picks. As
I've so often said, "In this business there are no geniuses, only geniuses
for a while."
I read stuff written by a lot of truly smart analysts. I have a habit of
taking their lists of stock choices and following those stocks. In the great
majority of instances, those lists either go nowhere or down.
Do you want to know when the really great lists of stocks appear? Shhh,
don't tell your neighbors or office buddies this, but the great lists appear
at the bottom of bear markets, when the Dow or the S&P are selling at 6 to 9
times earnings and their dividend yields are around 6 percent.
Yeah, Russell, we hear you, but when's that gonna be? My frustrated and
frustrating answer is -- "I don't know, somewhere ahead. I'll let you know
when we get there." Until then I, personally, prefer the compounding method.
It's called patience and getting rich slowly. you can start your compounding
program right now, by buying Uncle Sam's 91-day T-bills.
Stupid me, I keep thinking that oil has about bottomed out. Could I possibly
be right? Mebbe, because the consensus of analysts seems to be that the oil
surge is kaput, finished.
The chart below shows a downward-pointing wedge pattern. These usually
appear as corrections in a bull market. If oil is in the process of
bottoming, it should break above the upper trendline, and gradually work its
way higher. That hasn't happened yet -- but the direction of oil is a major
factor in the world economy today.
I've always got my eye on the dollar, and to tell you the truth, the
dollar's a bit of a mystery now. On the daily chart below, the Dollar Index
could be carving out a top. It's not clear, but the red arrows could be
describing a "head-and-shoulders top." But I'm not convince about this
pattern. To complete a top for the Dollar Index, I'd want to see the Dollar
Index drop below 88.50, and would be quite a decline from today's close. So
the Dollar Index -- a mystery, but a very important one.
In the meantime, the yen has been making new lows -- the yen is now at its
lowest level since September 2003. And of course this is a boon to Japanese
exporting, and consequently, the Japanese stock market has surged. You want
to join? Buy equal quantities of JEQ and JOF. Seriously, you could do worse.
TODAY'S MARKET ACTION-- My PTI was up 6 today to 5651. Moving average was
5651 so my PTI flips back (again) to bullish.
The Dow was up 65.96 to 10472.73. No movers in the Dow today.
Dec. crude was down only .10 to 59.75.
Transports were up 88.00 to 3928,04, a RECORD high, but unconfirmed by the
Utilities were up 2.48 to 393.02.
There were 2413 advances and 872 declines. Up volume was 79.2% of up down
There were 169 new highs and 95 new lows. My 5-day high-low differentials
improved from Tuesday's minus 400 to today's minus 210.
Total NYSE volume was a huge 2.62 billion shares.
S&P was up 17.00 to 1214.76.
Nasdaq was up 30.26 to 2149.31.
My Big Money Breadth Index was up 8 to 669.
Dec. Dollar Index was down ..35 to 89.57. Dec. euro was up .67 to 121.00.
Dec. yen was down .15 to a new low of 86.02, and Japanese exports love it.
German DAX up 32 at 4954. Nikkei up 26 at 13,894.
Bonds were at new lows with the yield on the 30 year T-bond at 4.80%. Yield
on the 10 year T-note at 4.61%. -- both yields at new highs.
Dec. gold was up 4.00 to 464.60. Dec. silver up 9 at 7.56.
HUI up 6.51 to 229.03.
ABX up .36. DROOY up .06, GLG up ..43, NEM up .64, PAAS up .60.
I'm wondering whether the gold correction is over, but I have to see more.
I'd like to see three days in a row of higher gold.
STOCKS -- My Most Active Stocks Index was up 9 to 379.
The five most active stocks on the NYSE today were -- Q up .19. LU down
TWX up .33, NT up.11, and PFE up .05.
The VIX was down 1.37 to 13.48.
McClellan Oscillator up 78 to 157.
CONCLUSION -- The market has had every chance to go down, and it has
resisted. That suggests (is this too obvious) that it wants to go higher. A
startling move was the Transport rising 88 to a new record high, mostly on
the back of the truckers.
Yet that non-confirmation by the Industrials has to bother every Dow
Theorist. I'm pretty much stepping aside. Of course the other item that
bothers me is the steady rise in interest rates. Eventually this will impact
on both the economy and the stock market -- impact more than the fed is
planning on. However, we deal with the markets and the economy takes care of
itself. So let's stick with market action.
In general, this is one of the most puzzling stock market I've seen in
I know -- tomorrow it will all be clarified!
Signing off --
From the "Ahead of the Tape" column in today's Wall Street Journal --
"Rarely have Wall Streeters been at such loggerheads over the economy. While
there are always bulls and bears, the debate is usually focused on what
might be happening in half a year rather than what is going to happen over
the next couple of months. But in a Wall Street Journal survey of economists
last month, the forecasts for the fourth quarter ranged from an annualized
1.1% on up to 5.4%." Russell comment -- What, no negative forecasts?
The Bianco quote below is by way of the King Report --
Jim Bianco: "The financial press has really fallen down with its Bernanke
coverage. About all they agree on is he's a good choice. Why is he a good
choice? Think of every possible combination of reasons known to man - all of
them are featured everyday! He's bold, he's timid, he uses rules, he's
pragmatic, he will change the Fed, he will keep its continuity with the
Greenspan era, he's a dove, he's a hawk, he's a Red Sox fan, he's a
Nationals fan. The man is everything to everyone at the same time!" Well,
Ben has to replace Chauncey Gardiner, and anything less than being the
'Speculators' Pal' is frightful to the Street.

This work is in the public domain
Add a quick comment
Your name Your email


Text Format
Anti-spam Enter the following number into the box:
To add more detailed comments, or to upload files, see the full comment form.


Re: rapture watch # 2
08 Jan 2006
. . .silly human. . . it is WE who control Mount Weather. . .


--message ends--