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“You’ll See a Worldwide Depression That’ll Make the 1930's Look Like a Kindergarten”
SHTF Plan ^ | 3/20/12 | Mac Slavo

Posted on 03/20/2012 4:54:01 PM PDT by Kartographer

There’s $8 Trillion in global sovereign debt that needs to be rolled over in 2012. This does not include state, local, corporate or personal debt. There’s simply not enough cash in the world to buy all this debt.

What is worse – who would? Who in their right mind would loan cash today for ten years for a guaranteed return of 1.85%. We know inflation is at least running at 10% in the real world, and you’re taxed on the gains you make before inflation, making bonds a very bad choice for anybody.

But, this debt must be funded or our entire way of life ends. What most people do not know is that our money is debt. Every dollar that comes into existence has a dollar of debt and interest attached to it. The only way to pay back this debt and interest in this debt-based monetary system is that we need to create more debt every year in excess of the debt and interest accrued the year before, or we suffer the mother of all margin calls.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Society
KEYWORDS: doommonger
Sooner or later everyone has to pay the piper.
1 posted on 03/20/2012 4:54:03 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer
actually, no you don't; all you have to do is change the rules on the piper. granted, that might get messy...

anyway, who knows: doomsayers are bound to be right at some point, on the stopped-clock theory.

2 posted on 03/20/2012 4:56:44 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (knowledge puffeth; information deludeth.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

You are right I am sure it will end with a lifetime supply of skills and a unicorn for everyone!


3 posted on 03/20/2012 5:00:15 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

I’ve said it too — re the headline. And if you consider the entire population of the world, we probably are in the midst of it. For some, it’s been “worse than the 1930’s” for our entire lifetimes.


4 posted on 03/20/2012 5:04:52 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (knowledge puffeth; information deludeth.)
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There’s simply not enough cash in the world to buy all this debt. ------------------------------------------------------- Uh,...yeah there is. 1. You just float new debt to replace the maturing debt. In MOST cases the entity that owns the maturing debt will turn around and buy the new debt. 2. Whatever is left over, the Central Banks will buy. They may do it with $$ created from thin air, but they will do it. Honestly, this happens every year because the US Government keeps so much $$ in short term Treasuries these days. The use ST Treasuries to minimize the interest payments. The person who wrote this article can't be that stupid. He is just trying to scare people. I see versions of it ever so often.
5 posted on 03/20/2012 5:05:29 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: Kartographer

Your house burned down? FU...Pay me..

Your mother needs surgery? FU... Pay me...

Goodfellows


6 posted on 03/20/2012 5:10:59 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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Here’s a better copy of the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRcjp7_Iaks


7 posted on 03/20/2012 5:15:00 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry 0bummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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The depression is already here. Check gas, food, utilities bills, foreclosures, loss of much of health care or its cost, take home checks, unemployment, etc, etc. Millions of Americans are living at or below cost of living expenses and are living on credit cards. It will only take a few years and the well will completely go dry and the 30s will look like a cake walk.
8 posted on 03/20/2012 5:20:44 PM PDT by Logical me
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“Sooner or later everyone has to pay the piper.”...

Yes! and when you have disasters like Obama driving the bus, the end comes a lot quicker with no chance to change course to stop from going over the cliff. DAMN OBAMA and all the whack left!


9 posted on 03/20/2012 5:44:39 PM PDT by Route395
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To associate a debt catastrophe and default as an inflationary event is beyond my level of understanding.

Perhaps the author didn't take Econ 102 in school? Even 101?

No, it's a ravenous Debt Deflation that awaits us.

10 posted on 03/20/2012 5:45:38 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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We know inflation is at least running at 10% in the real world

My personal inflation rate hasn't been running anywhere near 10% per year as seen in alternate bls statistics. I would be broke. That is not to say 10% couldn't be a possibility going forward..

11 posted on 03/20/2012 5:59:13 PM PDT by EVO X
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No, it’s a ravenous Debt Deflation that awaits us.

I agree with you. Obama wants runaway inflation however I think its going exactly the opposite way that these assclowns are thinking...


12 posted on 03/20/2012 6:09:23 PM PDT by Route395
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What's the problem? The central banks will simply borrow the funds necessary to roll over debt the same way they have become accustomed to doing - from newly-created ones and zeroes. And whatever credit exceeds debt service will simply go to buy more shares of Apple and Citicorp and BAC, driving equity prices to new highs and everyone will think the economy is doing just great.

It's working, isn't it?


13 posted on 03/20/2012 6:26:49 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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Invest in guillotines. A few heads rolling will get things fixed pronto.


14 posted on 03/20/2012 6:36:02 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: Kartographer

‘WHEN YOUR OUTGO EXCEEDS YOUR INCOME, YOUR UPKEEP WILL BE YOUR DOWNFALL.” (Paul Harvey, radio announcer).


15 posted on 03/20/2012 7:08:27 PM PDT by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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